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Flatland

By: Abbott, Edwin

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 8/24/2010

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0486200019

ISBN: 0486200019

Condition: USED


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Fantastic Fables (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Bierce, Ambrose

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Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486222257

ISBN: 048622225X

Condition: USED


Known as "the American Swift," Ambrose Bierce gleefully skewered greedy politicians, thieving doctors, not-so-pious holy men, and other hypocritical individuals and institutions in this unique book. With his characteristic blend of sarcasm and satire, Bierce presents 245 fables that rival Aesop and La Fontaine in their mordant wit and keen insights into human nature. View more info

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Great Speeches of the 20th Century (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Blaisdell, Bob

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486474670

ISBN: 0486474674

Condition: USED


A great speech can stir the soul and inspire a nation. This compact and affordable anthology gathers complete speeches and selected excerpts from memorable addresses by Martin Luther King, Mohandas Gandhi, Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Ronald Reagan, Elie Wiesel, the Dalai Lama, Cesar Chavez, and many others. Includes 3 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Imagist Poetry: An Anthology

By: Blaisdell, Bob (Ed.)

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 0486408752

ISBN: 0486408752

Condition: USED


Over 180 well-chosen Imagist gems appear in this tribute to the 20th century poetic movement that stressed precise language and individual rhythmic style. This definitive collection includes short verse published between 1913 and 1922 by Ezra Pound, D. H. Lawrence, H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), James Joyce, Wallace Stevens, William Carlos Williams, and many others. View more info

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Five Great Short Stories

By: Chekhov, Anton

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486264639

ISBN: 0486264637

Condition: USED


Incisive, masterfully written tales -- set in Tsarist Russian milieux -- reveal noted author's skills in character, nuance, and setting development. Includes "The Black Monk" (1894), "The House with the Mezzanine" (1896), "The Peasants" (1897), "Gooseberries" (1898), and "The Lady with the Toy Dog" (1899). View more info

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Necklace and Other Short Stories

By: de Maupassant, Guy

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 9/17/2012

Seller ID: 9780486270647

ISBN: 0486270645

Condition: USED


Nine memorable classics, characterized by ironic twists of plot, include "Ball of Fat," regarded by many as technically one of the finest short stories ever written, "The Necklace," "A Piece of String," "Mme. Tellier's Establishment," "Mademoiselle Fifi," "Miss Harriet," "A Way to Wealth," "My Uncle Jules" and "The Horla." View more info

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Selected Poems

By: Donne, John

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 9/20/2012

Seller ID: 0486277887

ISBN: 0486277887

Condition: USED


Rich selection of 73 works by the English "metaphysical" poet. Included are "The Good Morrow," "The Canonization," "The Relic," "A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning," "To His Mistress Going to Bed," "Death Be Not Proud," "Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward," "Hymn to God My God, in My Sickness" and many more. Includes 2 selections from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

By: Douglass, Frederick

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 11/16/2013

Seller ID: 9780486284996

ISBN: 0486284999

Condition: USED


The impassioned abolitionist and eloquent orator provides graphic descriptions of his childhood and horrifying experiences as a slave as well as a harrowing record of his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom. Published in 1845 to quell doubts about his origins, the "Narrative" is admired today for its extraordinary passion, sensitive descriptions, and storytelling power. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Souls of Black Folk (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: DuBois, W.E.B.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 7/12/2014

Seller ID: 9780486280417

ISBN: 0486280411

Condition: USED


In this founding work in the literature of black protest, Du Bois eloquently affirms that it is beneath the dignity of a human being to beg for those rights that belong inherently to all mankind. He also charges that the strategy of accommodation to white supremacy would only serve to perpetuate black oppression. View more info

Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Equiano, Olaudah

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 3/19/2011

Seller ID: 9780486406619D

ISBN: 9780486406619D

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Wit ans Wisdom from Poor Richard's Almanack

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486408910

ISBN: 0486408914

Condition: USED


Hundreds of delightful aphorisms, carefully selected from many issues of Franklin's popular 18th-century publication: "Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise"; "Love your Neighbor; yet don't pull down your Hedge"; "He that lies down with Dogs, shall rise up with fleas" and many more. View more info

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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, The (Dover Thrift Editions, unabridged)

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 2/17/2016

Seller ID: 9780486290737

ISBN: 0486290735

Condition: USED


One of the most popular works of American literature, this charming self-portrait has been translated into nearly every language. It covers Franklin's life up to his prewar stay in London as representative of the Pennsylvania Assembly, including his boyhood years, work as a printer, experiments with electricity, political career, much more. View more info

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Totem and Taboo

By: Freud, Sigmund

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Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486404349

ISBN: 048640434X

Condition: USED


This landmark collection of essays by the father of psychoanalysis explores the conflict between primitive feelings and the demands of civilization. Freud identifies a strong unconscious inclination as the basis of taboo, a forbidden behavior, and traces its earliest appearance to the childhood development of totemism. View more info

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Boy's Will and North of Boston

By: Frost, Robert

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 7/5/2012

Seller ID: 9780486268668

ISBN: 0486268667

Condition: USED


Two volumes of early poetry: "A Boy's Will" was Frost's first collection of poems (1913). "North of Boston" followed in 1914. Together they contain many of the poet's finest and best-known works, among them "Mending Wall," "After Apple-Picking," "The Death of the Hired Man," and more. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

Noa Noa

By: Gauguin, Paul

Price: $1.00

Seller ID: 9780486248592D

ISBN: 9780486248592D

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Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories

By: Gilman, Charlotte

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 2/26/2015

Seller ID: 9780486298573

ISBN: 0486298574

Condition: USED


Enjoy seven thought-provoking stories that employ charm and humor to examine relations between the sexes from a feminist perspective. In addition to the title story, an 1892 classic that recounts a woman's descent into madness, this collection includes such masterful stories as "Cottagette," "Turned," "Mr. Peebles' Heart," and more. View more info

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Overcoat and Other Short Stories

By: Gogol, Nikolai

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/1/2015

Seller ID: 9780486270579

ISBN: 0486270572

Condition: USED


Four works by great 19th-century Russian author: "The Nose," a savage satire of Russia's incompetent bureaucrats; "Old-Fashioned Farmers," a pleasant depiction of an elderly couple living in rustic seclusion; "The Tale of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich," one of Gogol's most famous comic stories; and "The Overcoat," widely considered a masterpiece of form. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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King Solomon's Mines

By: Haggard, H. Rider

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486447827

ISBN: 0486447820

Condition: USED


Praised as "the most amazing story ever written," this 1885 story tells the tale in which Allan Quatermain, a gentleman adventurer, is hired to locate a man who has disappeared into the heart of Africa while hunting for the legendary lost diamond mines of King Solomon. View more info

Scarlet Letter (Dover Thrift Edition)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $1.00

Seller ID: 9780486280486D

ISBN: 9780486280486D

Condition: USED


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Against the Grain

By: Huysmans, J.K.

Price: $1.00

Seller ID: 9780486221908D

ISBN: 9780486221908D

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