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Beatrice & Virgil

By: Yann Martel

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Vintage Canada: 2011

Seller ID: 0037783

ISBN: 0307398781

Condition: Good


"Henry's second novel, written, like his first, under a pen name, had done well. " Yann Martel's astonishing new novel begins with a successful writer attempting to publish his latest book, made up of a novel and an essay. Henry plans for it to be a "flip book" that the reader can start at either end, reading the novel or the essay first, because both pieces are equally concerned with representations of the Holocaust. His aim is to give the most horrifying of tragedi... View more info

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The Attack

By: Yasmina Khadra

Price: $8.99

Publisher: Nan A. Talese/Doubleday: 2006

Seller ID: 0006813

ISBN: 0385517483


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The Swallows Of Kabul

By: Yasmina Khadra

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2005

Seller ID: 0009400

ISBN: 1400033764


Set in Kabul under the rule of the Taliban, this extraordinary novel takes readers into the lives of two couples: Mohsen, who comes from a family of wealthy shopkeepers whom the Taliban has destroyed; Zunaira, his wife, exceedingly beautiful, who was once a brilliant teacher and is now no longer allowed to leave her home without an escort or covering her face. Intersecting their world is Atiq, a prison keeper, a man who has sincerely adopted the Taliban ideology and stru... View more info

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The Attack

By: Yasmina Khadra

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Anchor Books: 2007

Seller ID: 0014152

ISBN: 0307275701

Condition: Good


From the bestselling author of "The Swallows of Kabul" comes this timely and haunting novel that powerfully illuminates the devastating human costs of terrorism.Dr. Amin Jaafari is an Arab-Israeli surgeon at a hospital in Tel Aviv. As an admired and respected member of his community, he has carved a space for himself and his wife, Sihem, at the crossroads of two troubled societies. Jaafari's world is abruptly shattered when Sihem is killed in a suicide bombing.As evidenc... View more info

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House of the Sleeping Beauties and Other Stories

By: Yasunari Kawabata

Price: $74.99

Publisher: Kodansha: 2004

Seller ID: 0030819

ISBN: 4770029756

Condition: Good


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Ingratitude

By: Ying Chen; Translated From the French by Carol Volk

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre: 1998

Seller ID: 0005966

ISBN: 1550542672


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The Diving Pool

By: Yoko Ogawa

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Picador: 2008

Seller ID: 0037099

ISBN: 0312426836

Condition: Good


The first major English translation of one of contemporary Japan's bestselling and most celebrated authors From Akutagawa Award-winning author Yoko Ogawa comes a haunting trio of novellas about love, fertility, obsession, and how even the most innocent gestures may contain a hairline crack of cruel intent.A lonely teenage girl falls in love with her foster brother as she watches him leap from a high diving board into a pool--a peculiar infatuation that sends une... View more info

Agaguk

By: Yves Theriault; Translated by Miriam Chapin

Price: $6.99

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson: 1967

Seller ID: 0010411

ISBN: 0770060161

Condition: Good


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The Stone Virgins

By: Yvonne Vera

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Farrar Straus And Giroux: 2003

Seller ID: 0016550

ISBN: 0374270082

Condition: Very good


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The King's Gold

By: Yxta Maya Murray

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Harper: 2008

Seller ID: 0023002

ISBN: 0060891084

Condition: Good


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The Autograph Man

By: Zadie Smith

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton/Penguin: 2002

Seller ID: 0007659

ISBN: 0241141737

Condition: Good


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The Ancient Ship

By: Zhang Wei

Price: $6.99

Publisher: HarperPerennial: 2008

Seller ID: 0015287

ISBN: 0061436909

Condition: Very good


Originally published in 1987, two years before the Tiananmen Square protests, Zhang Wei's award-winning novel is the story of three generations of the Sui, Zhao, and Li families living in the fictional northern town of Wali during China's troubled postliberation years.Spanning four decades following the creation of the People's Republic in 1949, The Ancient Ship is a bold examination of a society in turmoil, the struggle of oppressed people to control their own fat... View more info

The Sanctified Church: The Folklore Writings

By: Zora Neale Hurston

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Turtle Island: 1981

Seller ID: 0004013

ISBN: 0913666440

Condition: Good


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Seraph on the Suwanee

By: Zora Neale Hurston

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 1991

Seller ID: 0034422

ISBN: 0060973595

Condition: Good


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Jonah's Gourd Vine

By: Zora Neale Hurston; With A New Foreword by Rita Dove

Price: $6.99

Publisher: Perennial Library: 1990

Seller ID: 0006704

ISBN: 0060916516


The first novel by the noted black novelist, folklorist, and anthropologist. Originally published in 1934, it was praised by Carl Sandburg as "a bold and beautiful book, many a page priceless and unforgettable." View more info