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Siddhartha
Siddhartha
Paperback      ISBN: 081120068x
Blends elements of psychoanalysis and Asian religions to probe an Indian aristocrat's efforts to renounce sensual and material pleasures and discover ultimate spiritual truths
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
Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil
Overcoat and Other Tales of Good and Evil
Paperback      ISBN: 0393003043
Six short stories probe the mind of man to reveal his hidden motives
Virginia Woolf: A Biography
Virginia Woolf
A Biography
Paperback      ISBN: 0156935805
Probes the events of the English author's life paying special attention to her Bloomsbury milieu and her personal relationships
The Complete Stories
The Complete Stories
Paperback      ISBN: 0374515360
Thirty-one tales depicting the humorous, if near tragic conditions of life in the Deep South during the fifties
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
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
LA Vita Nuova: Poems of Youth
LA Vita Nuova
Poems of Youth
Paperback      ISBN: 0140442162
Women Poets of China
Women Poets of China
Paperback      ISBN: 0811208214
A sampling of the writings of Chinese women poets from ancient times to the twentieth century is accompanied by brief biographies and a discussion of their influence on Chinese literature
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