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Flatland : A Romance of Many Dimensions

By: Abbott, Edwin A.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 11/13/2013

Seller ID: 9780486272634

ISBN: 048627263X

Condition: USED


Classic of science (and mathematical) fiction -- charmingly illustrated by author -- describes the journeys of A. Square and his adventures in Spaceland (three dimensions), Lineland (one dimension) and Pointland (no dimensions). A. Square also entertains thoughts of visiting a land of four dimensions -- a revolutionary idea for which he is banished from Spaceland. View more info

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Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Africa/Equiano, Olaudah

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 3/19/2011

Seller ID: 9780486406619

ISBN: 048640661X

Condition: USED


Compelling work traces the formidable journey of an Igbo prince from captivity to freedom and literacy and recounts his enslavement in the New World, service in the Seven Years War, voyages to the Arctic, six months among the Miskito Indians in Central America, and more. View more info

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Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Bierce, Ambrose

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Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486466576

ISBN: 0486466574

Condition: USED


Ambrose Bierce's original and innovative stories differed dramatically from those of his 19th-century contemporaries. These 23 tales include his best and most characteristic short fiction: anti-war satires that underscore the barbarism of bloodshed, horror stories with keenly ironic edge, and sardonic "tall tales" of the Old West. View more info

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Jane Eyre

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486424491

ISBN: 0486424499

Condition: USED


An orphan girl's progress from the custody of cruel relatives to an oppressive boarding school culminates in a troubled career as a governess. Jane's first assignment at Thornfield, where the proud and cynical master harbors a scandalous secret, draws readers ever deeper into a compelling exploration of the mysteries of the human heart. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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My Antonia

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 11/15/2011

Seller ID: 9780486282404

ISBN: 0486282406

Condition: USED


One of Cather's earliest novels -- written in 1918 -- is the story of Antonia Shimerda, who arrives on the Nebraska frontier as part of a family of Bohemian emigrants. In quiet, probing depth, the story commemorates the spirit and courage of the immigrant pioneers whose persistence and strength helped to build America. View more info

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Awakening

By: Chopin, Kate

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 4/30/2013

Seller ID: 9780486277868

ISBN: 0486277860

Condition: USED


First published in 1899, this novel shocked readers with its open sensuality and uninhibited treatment of marital infidelity. The poignant, lyrical story of a New Orleans wife who attempts to find love outside a stifling marriage, critics have praised it as a forerunner of the modern novel. New introductory Note. View more info

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Great Expectations

By: Dickins, Charles

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 4/28/2015

Seller ID: 9780486415864

ISBN: 0486415864

Condition: USED


Humbled, orphaned Pip is apprenticed to the dirty work of the forge but dares to dream of becoming a gentleman -- and one day he finds himself in possession of "great expectations." One of Dickens' finest novels, this is a gripping tale of crime and guilt, revenge and reward. 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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Favorite Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486412429

ISBN: 0486412423

Condition: USED


Thrilling crime-solving exploits of Holmes and Dr. Watson in a collection of adventure classics: "The Red-Headed League," "A Scandal in Bohemia," "The Final Problem," "The Adventure of the Dancing Men," "Silver Blaze," "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," "The Engineer's Thumb," and "The Crooked Man." View more info

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Sister Carrie

By: Dreiser, Theodore

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486434681

ISBN: 0486434680

Condition: USED


A teenage girl without money or connections leaves her small town in search of a better life in Dreiser's revolutionary first novel. The chronicle of Carrie Meeber's rise from obscurity to fame -- and the effects of her progress on the men who use her and are used in turn -- aroused much controversy upon its debut in 1900. View more info

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Waste Land, Prufrock and other Poems

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 1/31/2015

Seller ID: 9780486400617

ISBN: 0486400611

Condition: USED


A superb collection of 25 works features the poet's masterpiece, "The Waste Land"; the complete Prufrock ("The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," "Portrait of a Lady," "Rhapsody on a Windy Night," "Mr. Apollinax," "Morning at the Window," and others); and the complete "Poems" ("Gerontion," "The Hippopotamus," "Sweeney Among the Nightingales," and more). Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Self-Reliance and Other Essays

By: Emerson, Ralph Waldo

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486277905

ISBN: 0486277909

Condition: USED


The six essays and one address in this volume outline the great transcendentalist's moral idealism as well as hinting at the later scepticism that colored his thought. In addition to the celebrated title essay, the others included here are "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet" and "Experience," plus the well-known and frequently read Harvard Divinity School Address. View more info

Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Equiano, Olaudah

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 3/19/2011

Seller ID: 9780486406619D

ISBN: 9780486406619D

Condition: USED


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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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Immoralist

By: Gide, Andre

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 12/16/2009

Seller ID: 9780486292373

ISBN: 0486292371

Condition: USED


Superb novel by modern French master deals with the consequences of amoral hedonism. It is the story of Michel, who tries to rise above good and evil and give free rein to his passions. In so doing, he neglects his wife, with tragic consequences. Introductory Note. Map. Footnotes. 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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Chelkash and Other Stories

By: Gorky, Maxim

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486406527

ISBN: 0486406520

Condition: USED


Three short stories from the great Russian writer, including the title story, in which a thieving vagrant takes on a young, unwilling apprentice; "Twenty-six Men and A Girl," widely regarded as Gorky's best short story, which describes how a wretched crew of bakery workers destroy their only source of joy; and the ill-fated romance, "Makar Chudra." 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

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Hardy, Thomas

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486415895

ISBN: 0486415899

Condition: USED


A ne'er-do-well exploits his gentle daughter's beauty for social advancement in this masterpiece of tragic fiction. Hardy's 1891 novel defied convention to focus on the rural lower class for a frank treatment of sexuality and religion. Then and now, his sympathetic portrait of a victim of Victorian hypocrisy offers compelling reading. View more info

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Scarlet Letter (Dover Thrift Edition)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/16/2016

Seller ID: 9780486280486

ISBN: 0486280489

Condition: USED


For nearly a century and a half, Hawthorne's masterpiece has mesmerized readers and critics alike. One of the greatest American novels, its themes of sin, guilt, and redemption, woven through a story of adultery in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony, are revealed with remarkable psychological penetration and understanding of the human heart. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info