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The Language of Houses: How Buildings Speak to Us

Alison Lurie - Architecture - 2014 - 304 pages
In 1981, Alison Lurie published The Language of Clothes, a meditation on costume and fashion as an expression of history, social status and individual psychology. Amusing ...
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Clever Gretchen and Other Forgotten Folktales

Alison Lurie - Juvenile Fiction - 2005 - 132 pages
Sleeping beauties? Not Clever Gretchen or Kate Crackernuts or Manka or any of the other young heroines in this wonderful collection of folktales. Active, witty, brave, and ...
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The Last Resort: A Novel

Alison Lurie - Fiction - 1999 - 336 pages
Tells the story of a famous, suicidal naturalist and his dutiful wife, who persuades him to travel to Key West in hopes of relieving his depression only to find herself tempted ...
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Foreign Affairs

Alison Lurie - Fiction - 2006 - 292 pages
Vinnie Miller, a professor of children's literature, and Fred Turner, an assistant professor at the same American university, pursue their separate affairs in London during the ...
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Boys and Girls Forever: Children's Classics from Cinderella to Harry Potter

Alison Lurie - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 219 pages
Presents fourteen essays on classic and contemporary children's literature, exploring the lives of notable authors and contending that the best writers for children hold on to ...
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Truth and Consequences: A Novel

Alison Lurie - Fiction - 2006 - 240 pages
Over the years, Alison Lurie has earned a devoted readership for her satiric wit and storytelling acumen. With Truth and Consequences, described by the New Yorker as "a comedy ...
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Love and Friendship

Alison Lurie - Adultery - 1998 - 318 pages
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