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The Hundred Secret Senses

By: Amy Tan

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Ivy Books: December 1996

Seller ID: 97454

ISBN: 080411109X

Condition: Used - Very Good


" THE WISEST AND MOST CAPTIVATING NOVEL TAN HAS WRITTEN." --The Boston Sunday Globe" TRULY MAGICAL . . . UNFORGETTABLE . . . The first-person narrator is Olivia Laguni, and her unrelenting nemesis from childhood on is her half-sister, Kwan Li. . . . It is Kwan's haunting predictions, her implementation of the secret senses, and her linking of the present with the past that cause this novel to shimmer with meaning--and to leave it in the readers mind when the book has long been finished." --The San Diego Tribune" HER MOST POLISHED WORK . . . Tan is a wonderf... View more info

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The Valley of Amazement

By: Amy Tan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Ecco: July 2014

Seller ID: 123760

ISBN: 0062107321

Condition: Used - Good


Amy Tan's The Valley of Amazement is a sweeping, evocative epic of two women's intertwined fates and their search for identity, that moves from the lavish parlors of Shanghai courtesans to the fog-shrouded mountains of a remote Chinese village.Spanning more than forty years and two continents, The Valley of Amazement resurrects pivotal episodes in history: from the collapse of China's last imperial dynasty, to the rise of the Republic, the explosive growth of lucrative foreign trade and anti-foreign sentiment, to the inner workings of courtesan houses and the lives of the foreign "Shangh... View more info

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The Hundred Secret Senses

By: Amy Tan

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vintage: June 1998

Seller ID: 126352

ISBN: 0375701524

Condition: Used - Good


The Hundred Secret Senses is an exultant novel about China and America, love and loyalty, the identities we invent and the true selves we discover along the way. Olivia Laguni is half-Chinese, but typically American in her uneasiness with her patchwork family. And no one in Olivia's family is more embarrassing to her than her half-sister, Kwan Li. For Kwan speaks mangled English, is cheerfully deaf to Olivia's sarcasm, and sees the dead with her "yin eyes." Even as Olivia details the particulars of her decades-long grudge against her sister (who, among other things, is a source of infuriat... View more info

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The Joy Luck Club

By: Amy Tan

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Ivy Books: October 1994

Seller ID: 69447

ISBN: 0804106304

Condition: Used - Good


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Recipe Club Walmart Ed: A Novel Of Food And Friendship

By: Andrea Israel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks: September 2010

Seller ID: 108089

ISBN: 0062040332

Condition: Used - Good


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The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells: A Novel

By: Andrew Sean Greer

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ecco: April 2014

Seller ID: 94786

ISBN: 0062213792

Condition: Used - Good


From the critically acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller The Confessions of Max Tivoli comes The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells, a rapturously romantic story of a woman who finds herself transported to the "other lives" she might have lived.After the death of her beloved twin brother and the abandonment of her long-time lover, Greta Wells undergoes electroshock therapy. Over the course of the treatment, Greta finds herself repeatedly sent to 1918, 1941, and back to the present. Whisked from the gas-lit streets and horse-drawn carriages of the West Village to a martini-fuele... View more info

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The Emerald Isle (Heirs of Cahira O'Connor)

By: Angela Elwell Hunt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: WaterBrook Press: September 1999

Seller ID: 113246

ISBN: 1578561809

Condition: Used - Good


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The Turner House

By: Angela Flournoy

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mariner Books: April 2016

Seller ID: 114115

ISBN: 0544705165

Condition: Used - Good


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The Elevator

By: Angela Hunt

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Mira: August 2008

Seller ID: 7117

ISBN: 0778327264

Condition: Used - Good


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The Novelist

By: Angela Hunt

Price: $5.00

Publisher: WestBow Press: January 2006

Seller ID: 98648

ISBN: 084994483X

Condition: Used - Good


From the author who taught you to expect the unexpected...an intriguing tale about families, fiction, and what to do when life veers wildly off script. It begins...when a smug college student challenges a best-selling novelist to write something "more personal." It begins...when a mother finds her troubled son slumped unconscious outside her house. It begins...when fiction and reality blur, and the novelist finds herself caught somewhere in the middle of it all. Where does it end? That all depends on who is telling the story... View more info

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Good Harbor: A Novel

By: Anita Diamant

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Scribner: October 2002

Seller ID: 11778

ISBN: 0743225724

Condition: Used - Good


Anita Diamant whose rich portrayal of the biblical world of women illuminated her acclaimed international bestseller "The Red Tent, " now crafts a moving novel of contemporary female friendship. Good Harbor is the long stretch of Cape Ann beach where two women friends walk and talk, sharing their personal histories and learning life's lessons from each other. Kathleen Levine, a longtime resident of Gloucester, Massachusetts, is maternal and steady, a devoted children's librarian, a convert to Judaism, and mother to two grown sons. When her serene life is thrown into turmoil by a diagnosis... View more info

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Good Harbor: A Novel

By: Anita Diamant

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Scribner: October 2002

Seller ID: 116590

ISBN: 0743225724

Condition: Used - Good


Anita Diamant whose rich portrayal of the biblical world of women illuminated her acclaimed international bestseller "The Red Tent, " now crafts a moving novel of contemporary female friendship. Good Harbor is the long stretch of Cape Ann beach where two women friends walk and talk, sharing their personal histories and learning life's lessons from each other. Kathleen Levine, a longtime resident of Gloucester, Massachusetts, is maternal and steady, a devoted children's librarian, a convert to Judaism, and mother to two grown sons. When her serene life is thrown into turmoil by a diagnosis... View more info

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Resistance: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 1997

Seller ID: 62561

ISBN: 0316789844

Condition: Used - Good


This tale of impossible love--told with the same narrative grace and keen eye for human emotion that have distinguished all of Anita Shreve's cherished bestsellers--leads us into a harrowing world where forbidden passions have catastrophic consequences. In a Nazi-occupied Belgian village, Claire Daussois, the wife of a resistance worker, shelters a wounded American bomber pilot in a secret attic hideaway. As she nurses him back to health, Claire is drawn into an affair that seems strong enough to conquer all--until the brutal realities of war intrude, shattering every idea she ever had abo... View more info

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The Last Time They Met: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: November 2003

Seller ID: 65525

ISBN: 0316713732

Condition: Used - Good


From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds them fatefully together, this hypnotically compelling novel unfolds a tale of intense passion, drama, and suspense. The Last Time They Met is a singularly ambitious and accomplished work by one of today's most widely celebrated novelists. View more info

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Body Surfing: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2008

Seller ID: 65876

ISBN: 0316067334

Condition: Used - Acceptable


"Always readable-sometimes compulsively so-Shreve's novels are typically emotionally resonant, nicely paced, and populated by memorable characters." -People At the age of 29, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed. Trying to regain her footing, she has signed on to tutor the teenage daughter of a well-to-do couple as they spend a sultry summer in their oceanfront New Hampshire cottage. But when the Edwardses' two grown sons arrive at the beach house, Sydney finds herself caught up in a destructive web of old tensions and bitter divisions. As the brothers vie for her af... View more info

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Testimony: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: May 2009

Seller ID: 65878

ISBN: 0316067342

Condition: Used - Good


At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape. A Pandora's box of revelations, the tape triggers a chorus of voices--those of the men, women, teenagers, and parents involved in the scandal--that details the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment. Writing with a pace and intensity surpassing even her own greatest work, Anita Shreve delivers in TESTIMONY a gripping emotional drama with the impact of a thriller. No one more compellingly""explor... View more info

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Body Surfing: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2008

Seller ID: 68925

ISBN: 0316067334

Condition: Used - Good


"Always readable-sometimes compulsively so-Shreve's novels are typically emotionally resonant, nicely paced, and populated by memorable characters." -People At the age of 29, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed. Trying to regain her footing, she has signed on to tutor the teenage daughter of a well-to-do couple as they spend a sultry summer in their oceanfront New Hampshire cottage. But when the Edwardses' two grown sons arrive at the beach house, Sydney finds herself caught up in a destructive web of old tensions and bitter divisions. As the brothers vie for her af... View more info

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The Pilot's Wife

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: April 1999

Seller ID: 71678

ISBN: 0316601950

Condition: Used - Good


A pilot's wife is taught to be prepared for the late-night knock at the door. But when Kathryn Lyons receives word that a plan flown by her husband, Jack, has exploded near the coast of Ireland, she confronts the unfathomable-one startling revelation at a time. Soon drawn into a maelstrom of publicity fueled by rumors that Jack led a secret life, Kathryn sets out to learn who her husband really was, whatever that knowledge might cost. Her search propels this taut, impassioned novel as it movingly explores the question, How well can we ever really know another person? View more info

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The Last Time They Met: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2002

Seller ID: 74757

ISBN: 0316781266

Condition: Used - Good


From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds them fatefully together, this hypnotically compelling novel unfolds a tale of intense passion, drama, and suspense. The Last Time They Met is a singularly ambitious and accomplished work by one of today's most widely celebrated novelists. View more info

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A Wedding in December: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: November 2007

Seller ID: 76675

ISBN: 0316001635

Condition: Used - Good


At an inn in the Berkshire Mountains, seven former schoolmates gather to celebrate a wedding--a reunion that becomes the occasion of astonishing revelations as the friends collectively recall a long-ago night that indelibly marked each of their lives. Written with the fluent narrative artistry that distinguishes all of Anita Shreve's bestselling novels, A Wedding in December acutely probes the mysteries of the human heart and the endless allure of paths not taken. View more info