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Complete Trees, Shrubs & Hedges

Jacqueline Hériteau - 2006 - Gardening - No preview available
Trees, shrubs, and hedges are the “bones,“ or essential framework, of any landscape design. Complete Trees, Shrubs & Hedges explains how to select the finest plants for specific growing conditions, as well as plants that look good together. Over ...
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Selected Works of Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad - 2005 - Fiction - Limited preview
Contains the novels Lord Jim, Nostromo and The Secret Agent, together with a selection of Conrad's superb short stories.
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Billy Budd

Herman Melville - 1992 - Fiction - Limited preview
Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each title ...
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The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories

Ernest Hemingway - 1995 - Fiction - Snippet view
The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories contains ten of Hemingway's most acclaimed and popular works of short fiction. Selected from Winner Take Nothing, Men Without Women, and The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories, this collection ...
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The Year of the Hare: A Novel

Arto Paasilinna - 2010 - Fiction - Limited preview
Suddenly realizing what's important in life (with the help of a bunny), a man quits his job and heads to the countryside in this internationally bestselling comic novel. "Which of us has not had that wonderfully seditious idea: to play hooky for ...
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The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past

John Lewis Gaddis - 2004 - History - Limited preview
The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past provides a searching look at the historian's craft, as well as a strong argument for why a historical consciousness should matter to us today. John Lewis Gaddis points out that while the ...
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East of Eden

John Steinbeck - 2002 - Fiction - Limited preview
The biblical account of Cain and Abel is echoed in the history of two generations of the Trask family in California.
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The other

Ryszard Kapuściński - 2008 - History - Snippet view
A distillation of writings by the late Polish foreign correspondent and author of Shadow of the Sun reflects on the western world's encounters with non-European civilizations throughout time, drawing on the author's extensive travel experiences ...
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The Fatal Shore

Robert Hughes - 1988 - History - Snippet view
Draws on diverse original materials to recount the European settlement of Australia, from the 1788 landing of the first prison fleet to 1868
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Words of Mercury

Patrick Leigh Fermor, Artemis Cooper - 2004 - Biography & Autobiography - No preview available
Selections from: A time of gifts, Between the woods and the water, Holiday magazine, Daily Telegraph magazine, The world mine oyster, The traveller's time, A time to keep silence, The Spectator, London magazine, Report for the Imperial War Museum ...
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