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Author(s): Robert Laxalt
Book Pages: 176 - Publish Date: 1997 - Publisher: University of Nevada Press
Description: The story of the author's father's return to the Basque Country after living in the United States for almost 50 years.
Book Pages: 253 - Publish Date: 2004 - Publisher: American Univ in Cairo Press
Description: The Yacoubian Building holds all that Egypt was and has become over the 75 years since its namesake was built. From the pious son of the building's doorkeeper and the raucous, impoverished squatters on its roof, via the tattered aristocrat and the gay intellectual, each character embodies a facet of modern Egypt.
Author(s): Amy Bloom
Book Pages: 256 - Publish Date: 2007-08-21 - Publisher: Random House
Description: Panoramic in scope, Away is the epic and intimate story of young Lillian Leyb, a dangerous innocent, an accidental heroine. When her family is destroyed in a Russian pogrom, Lillian comes to America alone, determined to make her way in a new land. When word comes that her daughter, Sophie, might still be alive, Lillian embarks on an odyssey that takes her from the world of the Yiddish theater on N...
Author(s): Charlaine Harris
Book Pages: 295 - Publish Date: 2005 - Publisher: Penguin
Description: Cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse turns sleuth to investigate a mysterious sniper who has set his sights on the local changeling population, especially when her own brother Jason, a newly transformed were-panther, becomes the prime suspect in the deadly series of attacks. By the author of Dead Until Dark.
Author(s): Eudora Welty
Book Pages: 243 - Publish Date: 1965 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Description: Stories written over a period of twenty-five years include The Wide Net, Lily Daw and the Three Ladies, and The Bride of the Innisfallen
Author(s): Dick Francis
Book Pages: 320 - Publish Date: 2010-11-02 - Publisher: Penguin
Description: When young investment banker Tim Ekaterin becomes involved in the cutthroat world of thoroughbred racing, he finds his life in business blown to smithereens. For suddenly the multimillion dollar loan he arranges to finance the purchase of a champion racehorse is threatened by an apparent defect in the animal. Then, as Tim desperately searches for answers, he falls headlong into a deadly deal of violence and murder. . . .
Author(s): Francine Rivers
Book Pages: 185 - Publish Date: 2001-01 - Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Description: In Book Three of the series about women in the lineage of Jesus Christ, a retelling of the story of Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz demonstrates that God faithfully provides for His children when all hope seems lost.
Author(s): Kathy Acker
Book Pages: 207 - Publish Date: 1986 - Publisher: Grove Press
Description: Facing the trauma of an abortion, a young woman mentally escapes by setting out on a series of adventures as Don Quixote
Author(s): Alessia Gazzola
Book Pages: 422 - Publish Date: 2012-04-19T00:00:00+02:00 - Publisher: Longanesi
Description: «Alessia Gazzola si conferma la regina del medical thriller italiano.» la Repubblica «I romanzi di Alessia Gazzola sono, per me, un bel cartoccio di patatine fritte cucinate a regola d’arte, croccanti e dorate, che dalla prima all’ultima pagina ti regalano una bella bolla di problemi altrui di cui impicciarti con l’implicita autorizzazione di chi te li racconta.» TTL - La Stampa - Marco ...
Author(s): Marcus Sakey
Book Pages: 400 - Publish Date: 2011-06-09 - Publisher: Penguin
Description: “A brainy, twisty, sometimes twisted mystery.”--Gillian Flynn, author of Gone Girl A man wakes up naked and cold, half-drowned on an abandoned beach… The only sign of life for miles is an empty BMW. Inside the expensive car he finds clothes that fit perfectly, shoes for his tattered feet, a Rolex, and an auto registration in the name of Daniel Hayes, resident of Malibu, California. None of i...