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Maia

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $1.49

Publisher: New York, Signet: 1986-02-03

Seller ID: 039201

ISBN: 0451140354

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Maia is a fifteen-year-old peasant beauty growing up in poverty beside Lake Serrelind. Seduced by her stepfather and betrayed by her jealous mother, Maia finds herself in the hands of slave-traders to be sold as a concubine. She attracts the attention of General Kembri who uses her to obtain information from her admirers and her adventures uncover a plot for civil war. Proclaimed as a heroine, she finds that one sinister result of fame is to have enemies in high places and Maia has to struggle for survival through treachery, cruelty, lost love and a final flight thro... View more info

The Plague Dogs

By: Adams, Richard

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1977

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb017227

Condition: Fair


390 pages; ex-library with usual markings, ffep missing and thus, front hinge split; edge wear to boards, corners bumped; decent reading copy; Richard Adams creates a lyrical and engrossing tale, a remarkable journey into the hearts and minds of two canine heroes, Snitter and Rowf, fugitives from the horrors of an animal research center who escape into the isolation--and terror--of the wilderness. View more info

Against the Tide: The Fate of the New England Fisherman

By: Carey, Richard Adams

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Houghton Mifflin: 1999-06-01

Seller ID: kb012441

ISBN: 0395765307

Condition: Very Good


381 pages; small binder's error on front pastedown, some slight edge wear to jacket; Carey, who spent a year with four Cape Cod fishermen, examines the variables that affect their lives and their livelihood, and explores the current politics surrounding the environmental impact of commercial fishing. View more info