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The House of Mirth (Signet Classics)

By: Edith Wharton

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Signet Classics: February 2000

Seller ID: 100319

ISBN: 0451527569

Condition: Used - Good


A literary sensation when it was published by Scribners in 1905, The House of Mirth quickly established Edith Wharton as the most important American woman of letters in the twentieth century. The first American novel to provide a devastatingly accurate portrait of New York's aristocracy, it is the story of the beautiful and beguiling Lily Bart and her ill-fated attempt to rise to the heights of a heartless society in which, ultimately, she has no part. View more info

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Ethan Frome & Selected Stories (Barnes & Noble Classics)

By: Edith Wharton

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: February 2004

Seller ID: 84256

ISBN: 1593080905

Condition: Used - Good


"Ethan Frome and Selected Stories," by Edith Wharton, is part of the "Barnes & Noble Classics"" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics": All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of his... View more info

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The Custom of the Country (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)

By: Edith Wharton

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: January 1990

Seller ID: 121764

ISBN: 0140181903

Condition: Used - Good


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The House of Mirth (Twentieth-Century Classics)

By: Edith Wharton

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Penguin Classics: May 1993

Seller ID: 86103

ISBN: 0140187294

Condition: Used - Good


"Uniquely authentic among American novels of manners." --Louis Auchincloss The House of Mirth is the novel that first established the literary reputation of Pulitzer Prize-winner Edith Wharton. In it, she honed her devastating acerbic style, created one of her most memorable heroines in Lily Bart, and discovered her defining theme: the vulgarity, greed, human frailty, and false social values that form the true foundation of New York society. View more info

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The House of Mirth

By: Edith Wharton

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Virago UK: January 2006

Seller ID: 96782

ISBN: 1844082938

Condition: Used - Good


First published in 1905, "The House of Mirth" shocked the New York society it so deftly chronicles, portraying the moral, social, and economic restraints on a woman who dared to claim the privileges of marriage without assuming the responsibilities. Lily Bart, beautiful, witty, and sophisticated, is accepted by "old money" and courted by the growing tribe of nouveaux riches. But as she nears 30, her foothold becomes precarious; a poor girl with expensive tastes, she need... View more info

Sinbad The Sailor & Other Stories

By: Edmund Dulac

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Gramercy: December 1988

Seller ID: 118907

ISBN: 0517251132

Condition: Used - Good


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The Recollections of the Last Days of Shelley and Byron

By: Edward Trelawney

Price: $6.05

Publisher: Carroll & Graf: July 2000

Seller ID: 49249

ISBN: 0786707364

Condition: Used - Good


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Mary Wollstonecraft

By: Eleanor Flexnor

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: October 1973

Seller ID: 91132

ISBN: 014003773X

Condition: Used - Good


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Cranford (Oxford World's Classics)

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: July 1998

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 87504

ISBN: 0192832093

Condition: Used - Good


In this witty and poignant comedy of early-Victorian life in a country town, Elizabeth Gaskell describes the uneventful lives of the lady-like inhabitants so as to offer an ironic commentary on the diverse experiences of men and women. This edition has detailed notes and a new introduction which discusses the originality and subtlety of the book's angle on women's experience. Also included in this edition is the sequel to Cranford, The Cage at Cranford, and a unique appe... View more info

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Mary Barton (Penguin Classics)

By: Elizabeth Gaskell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: December 1996

Seller ID: 120589

ISBN: 014043464X

Condition: Used - Good


'O Jem, her father won't listen to me, and it's you must save Mary You're like a brother to her'Mary Barton, the daughter of disillusioned trade unionist, rejects her working-class lover Jem Wilson in the hope of marrying Henry Carson, the mill owner's son, and making a better life for herself and her father. But when Henry is shot down in the street and Jem becomes the main suspect, Mary finds herself painfully torn between the two men. Through Mary's dilemma, an... View more info

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Mary Barton : A Tale of Manchester Life

By: ELIZABETH GASKELL, JENNIFER FOSTER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Broadview Pr: May 2000

Seller ID: 113461

ISBN: 1551111691

Condition: Used - Good


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Wuthering Heights

By: Emily Bronte

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dorset Pr: May 1992

Seller ID: 116328

ISBN: 0880299185

Condition: Used - Good


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Wuthering Heights (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) (B&N Classics)

By: Emily Bronte

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Classics: August 2005

Seller ID: 122670

ISBN: 1593080441

Condition: Used - Good


"Wuthering Heights," by Emily Bronte, is part of the "Barnes & Noble Classics"" "series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of "Barnes & Noble Classics": New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, bio... View more info

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Farewell To Arms

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: June 1995

Seller ID: 63993

ISBN: 0684801469

Condition: Used - Acceptable


The best American novel to emerge from World War I, "A Farewell to Arms" is the unforgettable story of an American ambulance driver on the Italian front and his passion for a beautiful English nurse. Hemingway s frank portrayal of the love between Lieutenant Henry and Catherine Barkley, caught in the inexorable sweep of war, glows with an intensity unrivaled in modern literature, while his description of the German attack on Caporetto of lines of fired men marching in th... View more info

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The Sun Also Rises

By: Ernest Hemingway

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: January 1995

Seller ID: 116471

ISBN: 0684800713

Condition: Used - Good


"The Sun Also Rises" was Ernest Hemingway's first big novel, and immediately established Hemingway as one of the great prose stylists, and one of the preeminent writers of his time. It is also the book that encapsulates the angst of the post-World War I generation, known as the Lost Generation. This poignantly beautiful story of a group of American and English expatriates in Paris on an excursion to Pamplona represents a dramatic step forward for Hemingway's evolving sty... View more info

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Ernest Hemingway on Writing

By: ERNEST HEMINGWAY, LARRY W. PHILLIPS

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: July 1999

Seller ID: 120136

ISBN: 0684854295

Condition: Used - Good


""Throughout Hemingway's career as a writer, he maintained that it was bad luck to talk about writing -- that it takes off 'whatever butterflies have on their wings and the arrangement of hawk's feathers if you show it or talk about it.'"" Despite this belief, by the end of his life he had done just what he intended not to do. In his novels and stories, in letters to editors, friends, fellow artists, and critics, in interviews and in commissioned articles on the sub... View more info

Gretta

By: Erskine Caldwell

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little Brown: January 1955

Seller ID: 109606

ISBN: B000ILMC2A

Condition: Used - Good


Second printing, DJ is ruffled from shelving but no tears. Book is clean, no writing inside. View more info

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Medea (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Euripides

Price: $2.25

Publisher: Dover Publications: April 1993

Seller ID: 91932

ISBN: 0486275485

Condition: New


One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Euripides' masterwork centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea -- whom he marries and eventually abandons. Authoritative Rex Warner translation. View more info

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Great Gatsby

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $10.75

Publisher: Oxford Paperbacks: January 2008

Seller ID: 102615

ISBN: 0199536406

Condition: New


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The Great Gatsby

By: F. Scott Fitzgerald

Price: $15.30

Publisher: Scribner: September 1999

Seller ID: 87694

ISBN: 0743273567

Condition: New


The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald s third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession, it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s. Th... View more info