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The Old Man and the Sea
The Old Man and the Sea
Paperback      ISBN: 0684801221
A new edition of a Pulitzer Prize-winning work, chronicling the endurance of a Cuban fisherman, celebrates the Hemingway centennial and coincides with the release of an animated Sony-IMAX film of the tale. Reprint. 50,000 first printing. Movie tie-in.
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
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter
Paperback      ISBN: 0156188767
Twenty-seven short stories by the Pulitizer Prize-winning writer
The Town and the City
The Town and the City
Paperback      ISBN: 0156907909
In this compelling first novel, Kerouac draws on his New England mill-town boyhood to create the world of George and Marguerite Martin and their eight children, each endowed with an energy and a vision of life.
Faust, Part I
Faust, Part I
Paperback      ISBN: 0140440127
A brief analysis of the development, style, and protagonists of the play is included with Goethe's masterpiece about a troubled man who sells his soul to the devil
Second Skin
Second Skin
Paperback      ISBN: 0811200671
Skipper, an ex-World War II naval Lieutenant and the narrator of Second Skin, interweaves past and present
Miss Lonelyhearts & the Day of the Locust
Miss Lonelyhearts & the Day of the Locust
Paperback      ISBN: 0811202151
Two short novels, one set in New York and the other in Hollywood, dramatically depict the extremes of the human condition and the destructive forces pervading modern American life
Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited
Brave New World and Brave New World Revisited
Paperback      ISBN: 0060901012
Contains the text of Huxley's prophetic work of 1931 and includes his discussion about social problems and the human condition since its publication
Pierre and Jean
Pierre and Jean
Paperback      ISBN: 0140443584
When an old family friend dies, leaving a large legacy to Jean, his older brother, Pierre, and his parents react with confusion, envy, and bitterness as the family is torn apart
A Walker in the City
A Walker in the City
Paperback      ISBN: 0156941767
Kazin’s memorable description of his life as a young man as he makes the journey from Brooklyn to “americanca”-the larger world that begins at the other end of the subway in Manhattan. A classic portrayal of the Jewish immigrant culture of the 1930s. Drawings by Marvin Bileck.