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Lucky Jim

Kingsley Amis - Fiction - 2012 - 296 pages
This is the story of Jim Dixon, a hapless lecturer in medieval history at a provincial university who knows better than most that “there was no end to the ways in which nice things are nicer than nasty ones.” Amis’s scabrous debut ...
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Paris Stories

Mavis Gallant - Fiction - 2011 - 400 pages
Mysterious, funny, insightful, and heartbreaking, these are tales of expatriates and exiles, wise children and straying saints. Together they compose a secret history, at once intimate and panoramic, of modern times.
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A Comrade Lost and Found: A Beijing Memoir

Jan Wong - Biography & Autobiography - 2010 - 336 pages
In the early 1970s, at the height of the Cultural Revolution, Jan Wong traveled from Canada to become one of only two Westerners permitted to study at Beijing University.
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The Last Founding Father: James Monroe and a Nation's Call to Greatness

Harlow G. Unger - BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY - 2010 - 400 pages
The epic story of James Monroe-- the last of America's Founding Fathers -- who transformed a small, fragile nation beset by enemies into a glorious and powerful empire stretching "from sea to shining sea."
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Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice

Peter G. Northouse - Business & Economics - 2011 - 304 pages
Providing practical strategies for becoming a better leader, this bestselling book includes interactive elements to help students apply leadership concepts to their own lives.
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Looking Backward, 1988-1888: Essays on Edward Bellamy

Daphne Patai - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 227 pages
The collection of essays in this volume, commemorating the novel's appearance in 1888, attests to his continued importance.
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