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Where the Streets Had a Name

By: Abdel-Fattah, Randa

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pan Macmillan: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17060260

ISBN: 0330424203

Condition: Near Fine


286 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. Thirteen-year-old Hayaat is on a mission. She believes a handful of soil from her grandmother's ancestral home in Jerusalem will save her beloved Sitti Zeynab's life. The only problem is the impenetrable wall that divides the West Bank, as well as the check points, the curfews, the permit system and Hayaat's best friend Samy, who is mainly interested in football and the latest elimination on X-Factor, but always manages to attract trouble. But luck is on their side. Hayaat and Samy have a curfew-free day ... View more info

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Burl's Obituary

By: Akst, Daniel

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MacMurray & Beck: 1996

Seller ID: 18060179

ISBN: 1878448684

Condition: Good (ex-library)


370 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has minor lean. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping and superficial wear. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are lightly browned. Pages are lightly tanned. A burlesque of death, resurrection and dinner, this novel is a love story, a thriller, and an allegory on the state of modern manhood. When he stumbles one night into a gangland slaying Burleigh Bennett's life of moral virtue and culinary vice is turned upside down. Quantity Av... View more info

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The Male Response

By: Aldiss, Brian

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Panther: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 19020211

ISBN: 0586043101

Condition: Very Good


224 pages. Covers have light creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; ISBN: 0586043101. ISBN/EAN: 9780586043103. Inventory No: 19020211. Paperback View more info

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Charming Billy

By: Alice, McDermott

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16090281

ISBN: 0374120803

Condition: Good (ex-library)


280 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has minor lean. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are lightly browned. Pages are lightly tanned. Everyone loved him. If you knew Billy at all, then you loved him. The late Billy Lynch's family and friends, a party of 47, gather at a small bar and grill somewhere in the Bronx to remember better times in good company, and to redeem the pleasure of a drink or two from the miserable thing that a drin... View more info

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Rook

By: Alington, Gabriel

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Walker Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17080364

ISBN: 0744508398

Condition: Very Good


216 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; ISBN: 0744508398. ISBN/EAN: 9780744508390. Inventory No: 17080364. Hardcover View more info

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Aid and Comfort

By: Allbeury, Ted

Price: $9.00

Publisher: USA, G K Hall: 1998

Edition: Large Print

Seller ID: 11110619

ISBN: 0754021173

Condition: Good (ex-library)


343 pages. Item Type: Large Print. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers.. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; ISBN: 0754021173. ISBN/EAN: 9780754021179. Inventory No: 11110619. Paperback View more info

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Frossia

By: Almedingen, E M

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Meredith Press: 1969

Seller ID: 12030378

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


320 pages. Previous owner's name in ink. Liquid stain to rear cover, fading to spine, foxing to closed edge of pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Inventory No: 12030378. Hardcover View more info

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Neglected Lives

By: Alter, Stephen

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Arena Arrow: 1988

Seller ID: 11040513

ISBN: 0099581205

Condition: Very Good


192 pages. Minor edgewear and creasing to covers. Remainder mark. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; ISBN: 0099581205. ISBN/EAN: 9780099581208. Inventory No: 11040513. Paperback View more info

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The Care of Time

By: Ambler, Eric

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13120180

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Near Fine


277 pages. Light fading to spine ends, otherwise books is in fine condition. Chips and tears to edges of dust jacket. Creasing on front flap of jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Inventory No: 13120180. Hardcover View more info

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The Discrete Charm of Charlie Monk

By: Ambrose, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 2000

Seller ID: 10044397

ISBN: 0333782216

Condition: Good (ex-library)


'It was some moments before Charlie turned his gaze back to Control. When he did, there were tears in his eyes. "What have you done?"' "Something that evolution wouldn't have accomplished in a million years, left to itself," Control replied calmly. "You're custom-built, Charlie, a hero for our time..."' Charlie Monk is the ultimate superhero. He has no conscience. He has no fear. But he also has no memory. Dr Susan Flemyng has found a way to give memory back. In a world where even virtual reality is controlled, that is the most dangerous knowledge of all. Can she trust ... View more info

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I Want It Now

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Penguin: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 14050205

ISBN: 0140099514

Condition: Very Good


255 pages. Covers have light creasing. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. The quickest way to get rich is to marry someone rich, but how do you do this if you aren't yet rich? TV chat-show host Ronnie Appleyard is preoccupied with this question as he pursues wealthy heiress Simona Quick over two continents in the company of braying aristocrats, Greek shipping magnates, American dandies and the dreaded mother-in-law to be. But as he comes closer to his prize other questions present themselves. Is the androgenous Simona really worth it? Why doesn't she like sex? Is it possible to drin... View more info

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I Want It Now

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Jonathan Cape: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15060390

ISBN: 0224615335

Condition: Very Good


255 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear. The dust jacket has been price-clipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are slightly foxed. Pages are lightly tanned. The quickest way to get rich is to marry someone rich, but how do you do this if you aren't yet rich? TV chat-show host Ronnie Appleyard is preoccupied with this question as he pursues wealthy heiress Simona Quick over two continents in the company of braying aristocrats, Greek shipping magnates, American dandies and the dreaded mother-in-law to be. But... View more info

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Difficulties with Girls

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Hutchinson: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15070029

ISBN: 009173505X

Condition: Near Fine


276 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has light creasing and superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping. Edges of pages are lightly browned. In Kingsley Amis' "Difficulties With Girls", Jenny Bunn and Patrick Standish have settled into London life with their troubled courtship long behind them. Patrick works in publishing and Jenny teaches sick children in a hospital. They have reached a certain level of maturity, or so they think. It is not long before they realize their respectability will be severely tested by seductive neighbours with a t... View more info

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That Uncertain Feeling

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1955

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 15070033

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


254 pages. Covers have superficial rubbing/wear. Spine has slight fading. No dust jacket with this book. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. In "That Uncertain Feeling" by Kingsley Amis, competition is stiff for the position of sub-librarian in Aberdarcy Library. For John Lewis, the situation is complicated by the attentions of daunting and desirable village socialite, Elizabeth Gruffyd-Williams, who is married to a member of the local Council. Pursuing an affair with her whilst keeping his job prospects alive is John's predicament, as he finds himself running... View more info

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One Fat Englishman

By: Amis, Kingsley

Price: $13.00

Publisher: London, The Book Club: 1963

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 19040283

Condition: Good


214 pages. Edges of boards have superficial wear. Spine has minor lean and mild fading. Dust jacket has mild foxing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate chips and/or tears. Pages are reasonably tanned and reasonably foxed. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; Inventory No: 19040283. Hardcover View more info

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Steal You Away

By: Ammaniti, Niccolo

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Australia, The Text Publishing Company: 2006

Seller ID: 13070567

ISBN: 1921145218

Condition: Near Fine


304 pages. Covers have no creasing or wear. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. In swapny Ischiano Scalo the adults are all losers and the children dream of escape. Meek little Pietro is constantly struggling with the torments of school bullies, and indifferent parents. His only comforts lie in his friendship with Gloria, pretty rich-girl and his favourite teacher, Flora. Is that enough to help stop trouble? Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; ISBN: 1921145218. ISBN/EAN: 9781921145216. Inventory No: 13070567. Paperback View more info

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The Cat and the Curmudgeon

By: Amory, Cleveland

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, Bantam Press: 1990

Seller ID: 09124012

ISBN: 0593021886

Condition: Very Good


Edge wear to dust jacket, book has a black texta dot on closed end of pages. Picking up where "The Cat Who Came for Christmas" left off, Polar Bear is back with another volume of adventures and domestic skirmishes with his owner and biographer, Cleveland Amory. The cat is now a celebrity, but refuses to act like one, except to show an interest in his fan mail. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; ISBN: 0593021886. ISBN/EAN: 9780593021880. Inventory No: 09124012. Hardcover View more info

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The Cat and the Curmudgeon

By: Amory, Cleveland

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London, Bantam Press: 1990

Seller ID: 11040892

ISBN: 0593021886

Condition: Good (ex-library)


Dustjacket protected in clear, plastic sleave. Minor spine lean. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers.. Picking up where "The Cat Who Came for Christmas" left off, Polar Bear is back with another volume of adventures and domestic skirmishes with his owner and biographer, Cleveland Amory. The cat is now a celebrity, but refuses to act like one, except to show an interest in his fan mail. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Fiction; General; ISBN: 0593021886. ISBN/EAN: 9780593021880. Inventory No: 11040892. Hardcover View more info

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Turn of the Century

By: Andersen, Kurt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Headline: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09114021

ISBN: 0747268002

Condition: Good


As big as the next century, as relevant as tomorrow, a novel of real life at the giddy, anxious end of the millennium. Rocketing between Hollywood, Seattle and with occasional stopovers at home with their children in New York, tv producer George Mactier and software executive Lizzie Zimbalist are living at the sharp end of the century. Too busy to spend the money they make, too clever not to shuffle a little beneath the bright lights of their high-gloss worlds, when George's boss buys out Lizzie's company, making her his personal advisor, the couple discovers that no amount of super-modern spi... View more info

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Fallen Hearts - Casteel Series #3

By: Andrews, V. C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Fontana: 1989

Seller ID: 09020036

ISBN: 0006176046

Condition: Good


384 pages. Multiple copies of this title available. Returning home to Virginia and about to marry her first love, Heaven finally feels she can get on with her life. Until her past yet again returns to haunt her! The third in the hugely successful Casteel family saga series. PROUD AND BEAUTIFUL, HEAVEN CAME BACK TO THE HILLS - TO RISE AT LAST ABOVE HER FAMILY'S SHAME! As Logan's bride, she would savour now the love she had sought for so long. Free from her father's clutches, she would live again in her backwoods town, a respected teacher and a cherished wife. But after a wedding trip to Boston'... View more info