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All the Pretty Horses

Cormac McCarthy - 1992 - Fiction - No preview available
Cut off from the life of ranching he has come to love by his grandfather's death, John Grady Cole flees to Mexico, where he and his two companions embark on a rugged and cruelly idyllic adventure
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The Old Curiosity Shop

Charles Dickens - 1995 - Fiction - Limited preview
For the character of Little Nell, the beautiful child thrown into a shadowy, terrifying world, Dickens drew on a tragedy in his own life, the death at the age of seventeen of his sister-in-law Mary Hogarth. Five years later he wrote, 'the desire ...
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The Light Between Oceans: A Novel

M.L. Stedman - 2012 - Fiction - Limited preview
"A novel set on a remote Australian island, where a childless couple live quietly running a lighthouse, until a boat carrying a baby washes ashore"--
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The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead - 2016 - Fiction - No preview available
"Oprah's Book Club 2016 selection"--Sticker on jacket.
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Salt to the Sea

Ruta Sepetys - 2016 - Young Adult Fiction - Limited preview
New York Times Bestseller and winner of the Carnegie Medal! "Masterfully crafted"—The Wall Street Journal For readers of Between Shades of Gray and All the Light We Cannot See, Ruta Sepetys returns to WWII in this epic novel that shines a light ...
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Diamond Boy

Michael Williams - 2014 - Juvenile Fiction - No preview available
My father says that a journey should always change your life in some way. Well, when you have nothing, I suppose a journey promises everything. "Diamonds for everyone." That's what fifteen-year-old Patson Moyo hears when his family arrives in the ...
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The Sound of Things Falling

Juan Gabriel Vásquez - 2013 - Fiction - No preview available
A U.S. release of an award-winning novel by the author of The Informers finds Bogotá resident Antonio Yammara reflecting on a mid-20th-century uprising between Pablo Escobar's drug cartel and government forces that trapped Pablo's community in a ...
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Those who Save Us

Jenna Blum - 2005 - Fiction - No preview available
A professor of German history begins a long journey back into a past she has pushed aside, returning to Germany to reopen the wounds of her own life--as well as that of her mother--as a child living in Nazi Germany. Reprint.
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The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches: A Flavia de Luce Novel

C. Alan Bradley - 2014 - FICTION - No preview available
A latest entry in a best-selling series of mysteries finds young chemist and aspiring detective Flavia de Luce using her knowledge of poisons and indefatigable spirit to solve a dastardly crime on the English countryside while learning new clues ...
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Rebel Queen: A Novel

Michelle Moran - 2015 - Fiction - No preview available
From the internationally bestselling author of Nefertiti and Cleopatra’s Daughter comes the breathtaking story of Queen Lakshmi—India’s Joan of Arc—who against all odds defied the mighty British invasion to defend her beloved kingdom. When the ...
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