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The Ponder Heart
The Ponder Heart
Paperback      ISBN: 0156729156
Uncle Daniel Ponder, whose fortune is exceeded only by his desire to give it away, is a source of vexation for his niece, Edna Earle. Uncle Daniel’s trial for the alleged murder of his seventeen-year-old bride is a comic masterpiece. Awarded the William Dean Howells Medal of the american Academy of Arts and Letters. Drawings by Joe Krush.
Invisible Cities
Invisible Cities
Paperback      ISBN: 0156453800
In Kublai Khan's garden, at sunset, the young Marco Polo diverts the aged emperor from his obsession with the impending end of his empire with tales of countless cities past, present, and future
A Story Like the Wind
A Story Like the Wind
Paperback      ISBN: 0156852616
Young Francois Joubert, living in the remote region bordering the Kalahari Desert, thrills to the wonder of the still-primitive land until his idyllic world is shattered by the political violence of contemporary Africa
The Counterfeiters: With Journal of the Counterfeiters
The Counterfeiters
With Journal of the Counterfeiters
Paperback      ISBN: 0394718429
The novel exemplifies the author's philosophy that man will find himself only when he follows his own emotions and rejects the conventions imposed by society
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
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
Ficciones
Ficciones
Paperback      ISBN: 0802130305
Short narratives probe man's soul to reveal his conflicting emotions, motives, and desires and his tortured struggle for salvation
The Nine Tailors: Changes Rung on an Old Theme in Two Short Touches and Two Full Peals
The Nine Tailors
Changes Rung on an Old Theme in Two Short Touches and Two Full Peals
Paperback      ISBN: 0156658992
Tale of suspense in which the famous Lord Peter Wimsey is called upon to solve the murder of an unknown man in East Anglia
Delta Wedding: A Novel
Delta Wedding
A Novel
Paperback      ISBN: 0156252805
Young Laura spends an exciting week with her cousins, the Fairchilds, at their estate on the Mississippi Delta in the early 1920s
Good-Bye to All That: An Autobiography
Good-Bye to All That
An Autobiography
Paperback      ISBN: 0385093306
Robert Graves records the events of his life up to the age of thirty-three when he left his native land for Marjorca