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Coming Up for Air
Coming Up for Air
Paperback      ISBN: 0156196255
Middle-aged George Bowling perceives the true condition of the world when he visits his childhood home in the late 1930's
Rabbit Is Rich
Rabbit Is Rich
Hardcover      ISBN: 0394520874
Harry Angstrom, now middle-aged and the chief sales representative of a Toyota dealership, attempts to cope with such problems as inflation, governmental ineffectiveness, the return of his prodigal son, and a chance encounter with an old girlfriend
Complete Tales & Poems
Complete Tales & Poems
Paperback      ISBN: 0394716787
Brings together seventy-three stories and fifty-three poems by the master of the macabre
The Nonexistent Knight & the Cloven Viscount
The Nonexistent Knight & the Cloven Viscount
Paperback      ISBN: 0156659751
Recounts the chivalrous exploits of an empty suit of armor and the separate halves of a nobleman who has been bisected by a cannon ball
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
Portrait of the Artist As a Young Dog,
Portrait of the Artist As a Young Dog,
Paperback      ISBN: 0811202070
Thirteen short stories filled with memorable characters of Thomas's youth
The Hobbit: Or There and Back Again
The Hobbit
Or There and Back Again
Hardcover      ISBN: 0395071224
Seasoned with myth and magic, this modern classic centers on a dwarf-like being whose search for gold leads to encounters with dangerous opponents
A Far-Off Place
A Far-Off Place
Paperback      ISBN: 0156301989
Four survivors of a brutal massacre undertake a perilous journey across Africa, crossing a thousand miles of the Kalahari Desert to evade a murderous force of political terrorists
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
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