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The Monkey's Paw: A Story in Three Scenes

Louis Napoleon Parker, William Wymark Jacobs - 1910 - Bereavement - Full view
A mummified monkey's paw carrying a spell receives three wishes from a family and proceeds to fulfill them in unexpected and horrible ways.
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The Stand

Stephen King - 1990 - American fiction - Snippet view
For use in schools and libraries only. A monumentally devastating plague leaves only a few survivors who, in a desert world, experience dreams of good and evil in confrontation and, through their choices, move toward an actual confrontation.
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Stephen King - 1982 - Fiction - Snippet view
The #1 bestseller- for King's rabid fans. Acute family dog turns into a vicious family killer in King's canine classic.
59 Reviews - Write review

Once Upon a More Enlightened Time: More Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

James Finn Garner - 1995 - Fiction - Snippet view
Offers humorous revisions of supposedly outmoded fairytales, such as "The Duckling That Was Judged on Its Personal Merit and Not on Its Physical Appearance"
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Politically Correct Bedtime Stories

James Finn Garner - 1994 - Humor - Snippet view
A whimsical adaptation of classic fairy tales and bedtime stories removes all kinds of bias and objective language from such traditional tales as "Chicken Little," "Rapunzel," "The Three Little Pigs," "Cinderella," and many others.
22 Reviews - Write review

Wicked Musical Tie-in Edition: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the ...

Gregory Maguire - 2004 - Fiction - No preview available
When Dorothy triumphed over the Wicked Witch of the West in L. Frank Baum's classic tale, we heard only her side of the story. But what about her arch-nemesis, the mysterious Witch? Where did she come from? How did she become so wicked? And what ...
249 Reviews - Write review

Son of a Witch: A Novel

Gregory Maguire - 2005 - Fiction - No preview available
The Wicked Years continue in Gregory Maguire’s Son of a Witch—the heroic saga of the hapless yet determined young man who may or may not be the offspring of the fabled Wicked Witch of the West. A New York Times bestseller like its predecessor ...
105 Reviews - Write review

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

Gregory Maguire, Bill Sanderson - 1999 - Fiction - No preview available
A retelling of the classic fairy tale of Cinderella, told from the point of view of one of the ugly stepsisters, turns the entire legend around in a thoughtful look at what it means to be beautiful.
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The Ugly American

William J. Lederer, Eugene Burdick - 1958 - Fiction - Limited preview
The ineffectual Ambassador is just one of the handicaps facing the Americans as Southeast Asia becomes increasingly involved with Communism
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The God Delusion

Richard Dawkins - 2008 - Science - Limited preview
A preeminent scientist -- and the world's most prominent atheist -- asserts the irrationality of belief in God and the grievous harm religion has inflicted on society, from the Crusades to 9/11. With rigor and wit, Dawkins examines God in all his ...
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