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A Confederacy of Dunces

John Kennedy Toole - 2004 - Fiction - Limited preview
Ignatius J. Reilly of New Orleans, --selfish, domineering, deluded, tragic and larger than life-- is a noble crusader against a world of dunces. He is a modern-day Quixote beset by giants of the modern age. In magnificent revolt against the ...
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Herman Melville, Carl F. Hovde - 2003 - Fiction - No preview available
A nineteenth-century tale of life aboard a New England whaling ship whose captain is obsessed with the pursuit of a large white whale.
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The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions

Thorstein Veblen - 1912 - Clase ociosa - Full view
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Blue Boy

Rakesh Satyal - 2009 - Fiction - Snippet view
Kiran, a young Indian American boy who finds it impossible to get the knack of "normalcy," makes a startling revelation about himself that leads him on a remarkably strange and highly entertaining journey of self-discovery. Original.
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The Control of Nature

John McPhee - 1999 - Nature - No preview available
"The Control of Nature" is John McPhee's bestselling account of places where people are locked in combat with nature. Taking us deep into these contested territories, McPhee details the strageties and tactics through which people attempt to ...
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Cannery Row

John Steinbeck - 1945 - Fiction - Limited preview
Vividly depicts the colorful, sometimes disreputable, inhabitants of a run-down area in Monterey, California
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Of Mice and Men

John Steinbeck - 1963 - Fiction - Limited preview
The tragic story of the friendship between two migrant workers, George and mentally retarded Lenny, and their dream of owning a farm
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