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A Moveable Feast
A Moveable Feast
Paperback      ISBN: 068482499x
Hemingway records his five years in Paris, describing his own creative struggles and providing portraits of such fellow expatriates as Fitzgerald, Pound, and Stein
Road to Wigan Pier
Road to Wigan Pier
Paperback      ISBN: 0156767503
George Orwell's observations on the appalling living conditions of the unemployed of northern England in 1937, includes evaluations of middle class prejudice and apathy, and a criticism of socialism
Watt
Watt
Paperback      ISBN: 080215140x
An Irish valet enters the slough of despond when he is unable to cope with reality
The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy
The Loved One
An Anglo-American Tragedy
Paperback      ISBN: 0316926086
Mr. Joyboy, the embalmer at a full-service funeral home for Hollywood's departed greats, and Aimee Thanatogenos, the crematorium cosmetician, find their romance complicated with the appearance of a young English poet
At Random: The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf
At Random
The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394478770
Interviews, letters, diaries, and papers contribute to an autobiographical account of the late Bennett Cerf's childhood and young manhood and of his long career as one of America's foremost publishers
This House of Sky, Landscapes of a Western Mind: Landscapes of a Western Mind
This House of Sky, Landscapes of a Western Mind
Landscapes of a Western Mind
Paperback      ISBN: 0156899825
Ivan Doig recalls growing up among the ranches and wilderness of Montana with his father and grandmother, and their friends in the rural community
Nisei Daughter
Nisei Daughter
Paperback      ISBN: 0295956887
Tells the story of a Japanese-American woman growing up in Seattle in the 1930s who was subjected to relocation during World War II
Exercises in Style
Exercises in Style
2nd Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0811207897
Queneau uses a variety of literary styles and forms in ninety-nine exercises which retell the same story about a minor brawl aboard a bus
The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man
The Autobiography of an Ex-Coloured Man
Paperback      ISBN: 0809000326
Presents a personal perspective on the American light-skinned Negro's experience in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries
Dwarf
Dwarf
Paperback      ISBN: 0374521352
The Swedish novelist's profound concern about social problems is demonstrated in the actions of a dwarf whose devotion to the Prince brings inevitable disaster