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The King's Equal

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ISBN: 9780064433969
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Published: HarperCollins - January 18th, 1996

To wear the crown of his father, Prince Raphael must find a queen equal to him in every way, but he too must be her equal. In this modern fairy tale, Paterson weaves a tale of what it truly means to be beautiful, wise and wealthy. Vladimir Vagin's illustrations complement the magic tale with imaginative folk art, with Vagin's Russian heritage evoked in the illustrations. Two great story tellers have created a family classic. Paterson is a Vermont author and Vagin is a Vermont illustrator and author. ~ Reviewed by Jeanette


The Northern Forest

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ISBN: 9780930031817
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Published: Chelsea Green Publishing Company - February 1st, 1996

If you love the woods and rural life, read this book. It is a wonderful, readable examination of the complex relationship between the people and the environment in northern New England. Conservationists, loggers, christmas tree growers, paper companies, ecologists, hunters, and sportsmen are all portrayed in a balanced and genuine manner. The often controversial issues are dissected and common ground found. A great account of an incredible place and its people.


Dead Lagoon

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Dead Lagoon: An Aurelio Zen Mystery (Aurelio Zen Mystery Series #4) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679753117
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Published: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard - January 3rd, 1996

A complex novel of mystery and political intrigue. Dibdin's detectives visit to his native Venice on a special assignment evokes the city's past and present. A fine novel that surpasses the genre in the same way that "Smilla" does. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


The Emperor's Last Island

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The Emperor's Last Island: A Journey to St. Helena (Vintage Departures) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780679739371
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Published: Vintage - March 31st, 1993

This highly imaginative study makes for a whimsical, yet elegiac biography. Shifting pieces of history, travelogue, and personal memoir creates a vivid account of a petulant emperor and his court in exile.


Fruits of the Poisonous Tree

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ISBN: 9780979812248
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Published: Ampress - January 1st, 2007

In Gunther's most personal case, he must find the rapist who attacked his lover Gail Zigman. Mayor handles the subject of rape with great sensitivity and outrage. The circuitous plot and its startling finale force a division between Joe and Gail. ~ Reviewed by Louise Jones


Keeper of the House

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ISBN: 9780312135294
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Published: St. Martin's Griffin - August 15th, 1995

A Tour de force of voice and storytelling. Minyon Manigault is the narrator and the keeper of the house - a high class brothel in South Carolina. Minyon must deal with brutality, secrecy, hypocrisy, incredible desperation: she fights and she accepts. It's the unsentimental way she balances the fighting and the accepting that is so remarkable.


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