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The Stones of Summer
The Stones of Summer
Paperback      ISBN: 1585675172
Originally published to glowing reviews in 1972, Dow Mossman's extraordinary debut is a sweeping coming-of-age tale that developed a passionate cult following. It recently inspired the award-winning documentary film Stone Reader, described by Peter Rainer of New York magazine as “a marvelous literary thriller that gets at the way books can stay with people forever.Â
Collected Stories: Including the Member of the Wedding and the Ballad of the Sad Cafe
Collected Stories
Including the Member of the Wedding and the Ballad of the Sad Cafe
Paperback      ISBN: 0395925053
This collection of nineteen stories includes "Madame Zilensky and the King of Finland," "The Haunted Boy," "The Member of the Wedding," "The Ballad of the Sad Cafe," several early stories, and other important works
Lush Life
Lush Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0312428227
Still living on the Lower East Side and waiting tables in a restaurant, thirty-five-year-old Eric Cash has every reason in the world to be jealous of Ike Marcus, a handsome, well-liked, ambitious young man on the way to the top, until he is supposedly gunned down by two street thugs while walking one night with Eric. Reprint.
The Most of P. G. Wodehouse
The Most of P. G. Wodehouse
Paperback      ISBN: 0743203585
Presents a collection of humorous stories, including "The Truth about George," "Ukridge's Dog College," "The Coming of Gowf," "The Purity of the Turf," and "A Slice of Life."
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell
Paperback      ISBN: 1582346038
All is going well for rich, reclusive Mr Norell, who has regained some of the power of England's magicians from the past, until a rival magician, Jonathan Strange, appears and becomes Mr. Norrell's pupil, in a witty fantasy set against the backdrop of nineteenth-century England. Reprint. 500,000 first printing.