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The Pilot's Wife

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Little, Brown And Company: 2001

Seller ID: 001488


Small tear top spine. A pilot's wife is taught to be prepared for the late-night knock on the door that might come. But when Kathryn Lyons receives word that a plane flown by her husband has exploded near the coast of Ireland, she confronts the unfathomable--one revelation at a time.... View more info

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Midwives

By: Chris Bohjalian

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Seller ID: 001218


On an icy winter night in an isolated house in rural Vermont, a seasoned midwife named Sibyl Danforth takes desperate measures to save a baby's life. She performs an emergency cesarean section on a mother she believes has died of a stroke. But what if Sibyl's patient wasn't dead - and Sibyl inadvertently killed her?As Sibyl faces the antagonism of the law, the hostility of traditional doctors, and the accusations of her own conscience. View more info

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Icy Sparks

By: Gwyn Hyman Rubio

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pequin: 2001

Seller ID: 000621


Icy Sparks is the sad, funny and transcendent tale of a young girl growing up in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky during the 1950's. Gwyn Hyman Rubio's beautifully written first novel revolves around Icy Sparks, an unforgettable heroine in the tradition of Scout in To Kill a Mockingbird or Will Treed in Cold Sassy Tree. At the age of ten, Icy, a bright, curious child orphaned as a baby but raised by adoring grandparents, begins to have strange experiences. Try as she mi... View more info

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Daughter of Fortune

By: Isabel Allende

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers: 2000

Seller ID: 001794


An orphan raised in Valparaiso, Chile, by a Victorian spinster and her rigid brother, vivacious young Eliza Sommers follows her lover to California during the Gold Rush of 1849. Entering a rough-and-tumble world of new arrivals driven mad by gold fever, Eliza moves in a society of single men and prostitutes with the help of her good friend and savior, the Chinese doctor Tao Chi'en. California opens the door to a new life of freedom and independence to the young Chilean, ... View more info

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A Virtuous Woman

By: Kaye Gibbons

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage Book: 1997

Seller ID: 001170


When Blinking Jack Stokes met Ruby Pitt Woodrow, she was twenty and he was forty. She was the carefully raised daughter of Carolina gentry and he was a skinny tenant who had never owned anything in his life. She was newly widowed after a disastrous marriage to a brutal drifter. He had never asked a woman to do more than help him hitch a mule. They didn't fall in love so much as they simply found eachother and held on for dear life. A multilayered, compelling story of how... View more info

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Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Malika Oufkir and Michele Fitoussi,

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Miramax Books: 2001

Seller ID: 001964


Born in 1953, Malika Oufkir is the eldest daughter of General Oufkir, the closest aide of the king of Morocco. Adopted by the king at the age of five, Malika spent most of her childhood in the seclusion of the court harem. Then, on August 16, 1972, her father was executed after an attempt to assassinate the king. Malika and her family were immediately imprisoned in a desert penal colony. After fifteen years, the last ten of which they spent in solitary cells, the Oufkir ... View more info

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While I Was Gone

By: Sue Miller

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2000

Seller ID: 000881


In the summer of 1968, Jo Becker ran out on the marriage and the life her parents wanted for her, and escaped -- for one beautiful, idyllic year -- into a life that was bohemian and romantic, living under an assumed name in a rambling group house in Cambridge. It was a time of limitless possibility, but it ended in a single instant when Jo returned home one night to find her best friend lying dead in a pool of blood on the living room floor. Now Jo has everything she's e... View more info

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She's Come Undone

By: Wally Lamb

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 1992

Seller ID: 000099


Meet Doleres Price. She's thirteen, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood good0bye. Beached like a whale in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the Mallomars, potato chips, and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally rolls into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Doleres is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to the occassion and give herself one more chance before really... View more info

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I Know This Much Is True

By: Wally Lamb

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Regan Books: 1999

Seller ID: 000297


A heartbreaking and poignant multigenerational saga of the reproductive bonds of destruction and the powerful force of forgiveness. A masterpiece that breathtakingly tells a story of alienation and connection, power and abuse, devastation and renewal--this novel is a contemporary retelling of an ancient Hindu myth. View more info