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Pompeii: The History, Life and Art of the Buried City
Using the latest scientific research, this multi-disciplinary journey explores everything from painting styles to local history, botany and architecture. It investigates public life, religious life, t…
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Something Borrowed tells the story of Rachel, a young attorney living and working in Manhattan.

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The Secret Diary of Laura Palmer
3.63 avg. rating
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Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders
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Would you risk everything for the man you loved? Even if you knew he'd done something terrible?

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The Future
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Neil Hilborn's highly anticipated second collection of poems, The Future, invites readers to find comfort in hard nights and better days. Filled with nostalgia, love, heartbreak, and the author's sign…
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Life moves at a leisurely pace in the tiny town of Wall—named after the imposing stone barrier which separates the town from a grassy meadow. Here, young Tristran Thorn has lost his heart to the beaut…
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The Ladybird Book of the Hipster
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Songs of Innocence and of Experience is an illustrated collection of poems by William Blake. It appeared in two phases. A few first copies were printed and illuminated by William Blake himself in 1789…
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Dr. Johnson's Doorknob: And Other Significant Parts of Great Men's Houses
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A beautiful tarot card set containing everything needed for to gain insights into life's mysteries.

The Tarot de Marseille combines 78 beautifully replicated tarot cards with a book describing the hist…
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Presented in this small book are the flying demons of Great Malvern, the Hellmouth on a misericord in Shropshire; Buddhist demons in Nepal and India; not to mention diabolic cats carved in medieval ch…
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The complete reprint of all 363 color plates from Braun and Hogenberg’s survey of town maps, city views, and plans of Europe, Africa, Asia and Central America, with dozens of unusual details, as well …
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'It came from the woods. Most strange things do.'

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Charcoal's World
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Charcoal's World was bounded by the mountains, hills, and plains of southwestern Alberta. That was the homeland of his people, the Blood Indians, but Charcoal was not free to enjoy it as his ancestors…
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The Conquest of New Spain
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Vivid and absorbing, this is a first-person account of one of the most startling military episodes in history: the overthrow of Montezuma’s Aztec empire by the ruthless Hernan Cortes and his band of a…
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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
Now a special 30th-anniversary edition in both hardcover and paperback, the classic bestselling history The New York Times called "Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreaking...Impossible to put d…
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God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater
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Second only to Slaughterhouse-Five of Vonnegut's canon in its prominence and influence, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater (1965) presents Eliot Rosewater, an itinerant, semi-crazed millionaire wandering th…
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Mother Night
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Mother Night is a daring challenge to our moral sense. American Howard W. Campbell, Jr., a spy during World War II, is now on tr…
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Being There
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A modern classic now available from Grove Press, Being There is one of the most popular and significant works from a writer of international stature. It is the story of Chauncey Gardiner - Chance, an …
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