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Joan of Arc Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780898702682
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Published: Ignatius Press - September 1st, 1989

Very few people know that Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) wrote a major work on Joan of Arc. Still fewer know that he considered it not only his most important but also his best work. He spent twelve years in research and many months in France doing archival work and then made several attempts until he felt he finally had the story he wanted to tell.


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East of Eden Cover Image
By John Steinbeck, David Wyatt (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780140186390
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Published: Penguin Classics - October 1st, 1992

A masterpiece of Biblical scope, and the magnum opus of one of America’s most enduring authors


Cat's Cradle: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385333481
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Published: Dial Press Trade Paperback - September 8th, 1998

“A free-wheeling vehicle . . . an unforgettable ride!”—The New York Times 


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True Grit Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781590204597
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Published: Overlook Press - November 5th, 2010

True Grit is his most famous novel--first published in 1968, and the basis for the movie of the same name starring John Wayne. It tells the story of Mattie Ross, who is just fourteen years of age when a coward going by the name of Tom Chaney shoots her father down in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and robs him of his life, his horse, and $150 in cash money.


The Book of Disquiet: The Complete Edition Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780811226936
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - August 29th, 2017

The Book of Disquiet is the Portuguese modernist master Fernando Pessoa's greatest literary achievement. An "autobiography" or "diary" containing exquisite melancholy observations, aphorisms, and ruminations, this classic work grapples with all the eternal questions.


Go Down, Moses (Vintage International) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780679732174
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 1991

“I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.” —William Faulkner, on receiving the Nobel Prize
 


Giovanni's Room (Vintage International) Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780345806567
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Published: Vintage - September 12th, 2013

Set in the 1950s Paris of American expatriates, liaisons, and violence, a young man finds himself caught between desire and conventional morality. With a sharp, probing imagination, James Baldwin's now-classic narrative delves into the mystery of loving and creates a moving, highly controversial story of death and passion that reveals the unspoken complexities of the human heart.


A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780156364652
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Published: Mariner Books - August 23rd, 1977

ONE OF THE GREATEST AMERICAN SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS

In 1955, with this short story collection, Flannery O'Connor firmly laid claim to her place as one of the most original and provocative writers of her generation.


The Jungle (Dover Thrift Editions) Cover Image
$6.00
ISBN: 9780486419237
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Published: Dover Publications - November 9th, 2001

An ardent activist, champion of political reform, novelist, and progressive journalist, Upton Sinclair is perhaps best known today for The Jungle -- his devastating expos of the meat-packing industry. A protest novel he privately published in 1906, the book was a shocking revelation of intolerable labor practices and unsanitary working conditions in the Chicago stockyards.


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Heart of Darkness and the Congo Diary Cover Image
By Joseph Conrad, Owen Knowles (Editor), Owen Knowles (Introduction by), Owen Knowles (Notes by), Robert Hampson (Editor)
$11.00
ISBN: 9780141441672
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 25th, 2007

Joseph Conrad's enduring portrait of the ugliness of colonialism. Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


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Jane Eyre Cover Image
By Charlotte Bronte, Stevie Davies (Editor), Stevie Davies (Introduction by), Stevie Davies (Notes by)
$9.00
ISBN: 9780141441146
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Published: Penguin Classics - August 15th, 2006

Charlotte Brontë's moving masterpiece – the novel that has been "teaching true strength of character for generations" (The Guardian). Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read


To the Lighthouse Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780156907392
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Published: Mariner Books - December 27th, 1989

“Radiant as [To the Lighthouse] is in its beauty, there could never be a mistake about it: here is a novel to the last degree severe and uncompromising. I think that beyond being about the very nature of reality, it is itself a vision of reality.”—Eudora Welty, from the Introduction

 

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