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Yonahlossee Riding Camp For Girls

By: Disclafani, Antoni

Price: $6.00

Publisher: RIVERHEAD: 7/23/2014

Seller ID: 9781594632709

ISBN: 1594632707

Condition: USED


"This summer's first romantic page turner."--Michiko Kakutani, "The New York Times" Named a most anticipated book for Summer 2013 by "The Wall Street Journal "and "Publishers Weekly "and "USA Today," NPR, and "People "summer reads pick A lush, sexy, evocative debut novel of family secrets and girls'-school rituals, set in the 1930s South It is 1930, the midst of the Great Depression. After her mysterious role in a family tragedy, passionate, strong-willed Thea Atwell, age fifteen, has been cast out of her Florida home, exiled to an equestrienne boarding school for Southern debut... View more info

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Siege 13: Stories

By: Dobozy, Tamas

Price: $4.00

Publisher: MILKWEED ED: 10/17/2016

Seller ID: 9781571310972

ISBN: 1571310975

Condition: USED


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Homer & Langley

By: Doctorow, E.L.

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780812975635D

ISBN: 9780812975635D

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America's First Daughter

By: Dray, Stephanie

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780062347268

ISBN: 0062347268

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Queen's Lover

By: du Plessix Gray, Francine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143123569

ISBN: 0143123564

Condition: USED


A "spellbinding" and "deeply intelligent" historical novel about Marie Antoinette on the eve of the French Revolution ("The Washington Post" ) Through the untold love story between Marie Antoinette and Swedish aristocrat Axel von Fersen, acclaimed author Francine du Plessix Gray weaves history with romance in a captivating novel that also offers a fresh vision of the French Revolution. Paris, 1774. The dashing nobleman meets nineteen-year-old Marie Antoinette at a masquerade ball. As their relationship deepens at Versailles, Fersen discovers the court's secrets, even the startling er... View more info

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Vineyard: A Novel

By: Duenas, Maria

Price: $6.00

Seller ID: 9781501124549

ISBN: 1501124544

Condition: USED


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Birth of Venus

By: Dunant, Sarah

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780804176354

ISBN: 0804176353

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Birth of Venus

By: Dunant, Sarah

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 8/5/2017

Seller ID: 9780812968972D

ISBN: 9780812968972D

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Bringing Down the Duke

By: Dunmore, Evie

Price: $8.00

Seller ID: 9781643854038

ISBN: 1643854038

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Niccolo Rising

By: Dunnett, Dorothy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 10/27/2014

Seller ID: 9780375704772

ISBN: 0375704779

Condition: USED


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1 Game of Kings (The Lymond Chronicles)

By: Dunnett, Dorothy

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: 9780679777434

ISBN: 0679777431

Condition: USED


For the first time Dunnett's "Lymond Chronicles" are available in the United States in quality paperback editions. The first book in the legendary "Lymond Chronicles," Game of Kings takes place in 1547. Scotland has been humiliated by an English invasion and is threatened by machinations elsewhere beyond its borders, but it is still free. Paradoxically, her freedom may depend on a man who stands accused of treason: Francis Crawford of Lymond. View more info

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2 Queens' Play (The Lymond Chronicles)

By: Dunnett, Dorothy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 10/25/2014

Seller ID: 9780679777441

ISBN: 067977744X

Condition: USED


For the first time Dunnett's "Lymond Chronicles" are available in the United States in quality paperback editions. Second in the legendary "Lymond Chronicles," Queen's Play follows Frances Crawford of Lymond who has been abruptly called into the service of Mary Queen of Scots. Though she is only a little girl, the Queen is already the object of malicious intrigues that extend from her native country to the court of France. It is to France that Lymond must travel, exercising his sword hand and his agile wit while also undertaking the most unlikely of masquerades, all to make sure that his c... View more info

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3 The Disorderly Knights (The Lymond Chronicles)

By: Dunnett, Dorothy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 10/24/2012

Seller ID: 9780679777458

ISBN: 0679777458

Condition: USED


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Blood & Beauty: The Borgias; A Novel

By: Durant, Sarah

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9781400069293

ISBN: 1400069297

Condition: USED


The "New York Times" bestselling author of the acclaimed Italian Renaissance novels--"The Birth of Venus, In the Company of the Courtesan, "and" Sacred Hearts"--has an exceptional talent for breathing life into history. Now Sarah Dunant turns her discerning eye to one of the world's most intriguing and infamous families--the Borgias--in an engrossing work of literary fiction. By the end of the fifteenth century, the beauty and creativity of Italy is matched by its brutality and corruption, nowhere more than in Rome and inside the Church. When Cardinal Rodrigo Borgia buys his way into the ... View more info

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Pride of Carthage

By: Durham, David Anthony

Price: $5.00

Publisher: ANCHOR: 8/8/2011

Seller ID: 9780385722490

ISBN: 0385722494

Condition: USED


This epic retelling of the legendary Carthaginian military leader's assault on the Roman empire begins in Ancient Spain, where Hannibal Barca sets out with tens of thousands of soldiers and 30 elephants. After conquering the Roman city of Saguntum, Hannibal wages his campaign through the outposts of the empire, shrewdly befriending peoples disillusioned by Rome and, with dazzling tactics, outwitting the opponents who believe the land route he has chosen is impossible. Yet Hannibal's armies must take brutal losses as they pass through the Pyrenees mountains, forge the Rhone river, and make a wi... View more info

Tall Woman

By: Dykeman, Wilma

Price: $5.00

Seller ID: 9780961385910

ISBN: 096138591X

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Nineteenth Wife

By: Ebershoff, David

Price: $6.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INC: 4/16/2014

Seller ID: 9780812974157

ISBN: 0812974158

Condition: USED


It is 1875, and Ann Eliza Young has recently separated from her powerful husband, Brigham Young, prophet and leader of the Mormon Church. Expelled and an outcast, Ann Eliza embarks on a crusade to end polygamy in the United States. A rich account of her family's polygamous history is revealed, including how both she and her mother became plural wives. Yet soon after Ann Eliza's story begins, a second exquisite narrative unfolds-a tale of murder involving a polygamist family in present-day Utah. Jordan Scott, a young man who was thrown out of his fundamentalist sect years earlier, must reenter ... View more info

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Little Book

By: Edwards, Selden

Price: $7.00

Publisher: 11/2/2014

Seller ID: 9780525950615

ISBN: 0525950613

Condition: USED


An irresistible triumph of the imagination more than thirty years in the making, "The Little Book" is a breathtaking love story that spans generations, ranging from fin de si?cle Vienna through the pivotal moments of the twentieth century. "The Little Book" is the extraordinary tale of Wheeler Burden, California-exiled heir of the famous Boston banking Burdens, philosopher, student of history, legend's son, rock idol, writer, lover of women, recluse, half-Jew, and Harvard baseball hero. In 1988 he is forty-seven, living in San Francisco. Suddenly he is?still his modern self?wandering in a ... View more info

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Cup of Tea

By: Ephron, Amy

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 1/14/2014

Seller ID: 9780345425706

ISBN: 0345425707

Condition: USED


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Song of Hannah, The

By: Etzioni-Halevy, Eva

Price: $5.00

Publisher: 9/3/2013

Seller ID: 9780452286726

ISBN: 0452286727

Condition: USED


In the tradition of the international bestseller "The Red Tent" comes a beautiful, sexy novel featuring Hannah, one of the most well-known and beloved heroines of the Old Testament. Hannah and Pninah, once close childhood friends, become rivals for the attention of Elkanah, the man who has married them both. Pninah, passionate and independent, easily bears Elkanah many children, but bitter that he has taken her friend as a second wife, seeks fulfillment with her own secret lover. Hannah, the epitome of goodness and grace, remains completely devoted to her husband, but remains childless for man... View more info