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In this brilliant and hilarious compilation of essays, letters, diaries, and excerpts--some never before published--Mark Twain takes on Heaven and Hell, sinners and saints and showcases his own uniqu…
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Maharishi Mahesh Yogi is the founder of Transcendental Meditation, and this one-of-a-kind book remains the definitive introduction to its practice. Since it was first published in 1963, the book has…
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The Best American series has been the premier annual showcase for the country's finest short fiction and nonfiction since 1915. Each volume's series editor selects notable works from hundreds of peri…
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The Unauthorized Version: Truth and Fiction in the Bible
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A collection of sayings from many different editions of Bens Poor Richards Almanack. 64-page hardcover pocket gift book with dust jacket, 3-1/4'' wide by 5-3/8'' high.
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