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The Swinger: A Novel

By: Bamberger, Michael; Shipnuck, Alan

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2011-07-12

Seller ID: 022779

ISBN: 1451657552

Condition: Good


254 pages; ex-library with usual markings, some light edge wear to boards; A wickedly funny roman a clef of the PGA tour, this is "an entertaining, revealing, thought-provoking, and cautionary tale" ("The New York Times") from two of today's most highly regarded sportswriters. View more info

The Sweet Hereafter

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb008943

ISBN: 0060167033

Condition: Very Good


257 pages; light shelf wear to edges, bit of yellowing to deckled edge; The story of a tragic accident involving a school bus full of children is told by four people: the driver, a father, a lawyer, and one of the children who survived. Their versions of the event add up to a complex portrait of a close-knit small-town society. THE SWEET HEREAFTER was made into an acclaimed film in 1997, starring Ian Holm, by the Canadian director Atom Egoyan. View more info

Sakkara

By: Barber, Noel

Price: $1.77

Publisher: New York, Avon Books: 1985-11-01

Seller ID: 027227

ISBN: 0380700913

Condition: Good


596 pages; spine and cover creasing, edge wear; Cairo, 1919. Egypt, choked by centuries of corruption and decay, is seething with rival factions battling to take control. For Mark Holt, heir to one of Cairo's ruling British families, it is a time of great excitement-and even greater danger. Trapped in a frightening web of espionage, royal intrigue and murder, Mark must fight for the glory of the country he knows and loves...and for the dazzling Egyptian woman he can't li... View more info

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The Lace Makers of Glenmara: A Novel (P.S.)

By: Barbieri, Heather

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 2010-06-22

Seller ID: 036062

ISBN: 0061772461

Condition: Good


edge wear, spine taped; In this enchanting, romantic tale of friendship and love set in Ireland, a young American woman helps a group of local lace makers change their lives, and, ultimately, her own. View more info

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Umberto's Circus

By: Bass, Eduard

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Young: 1951

Seller ID: kb007000

Condition: Good


340 pp. corners bumped, edge wear, jacket is wrinkled with some small edge tears; Set against the rich tepestry of life in a traveling European circus during the late nineteenth century, this colorful, panoramic story was one of the most popular European novels of the 1940's. View more info

Habit of the Blood

By: Battle, Lois

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, St Martins Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: kb007595

ISBN: 0312001282

Condition: Good


417 pp; edge wear to jacket and boards, corners lightly bumped, previous owner's name on fep. Beautiful, wealthy Cecily Baron Nettleton eagerly returns to her Jamaican home but finds the island in turmoil. The old rules no longer apply, and an independent, yet vulnerable, woman can easily be swept into political intrigue and unforgettable passion. From the bestselling author of Southern Women. View more info

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Moderns and Contemporaries; Nine Masters of the Short Story

By: Baumbach, Jonathan (editor); Edelstein, Arthur (editor)

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1968

Seller ID: kb019128

Condition: Good


422 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; Featuring works and discussion by/of: Anton Chekhov; Joseph Conrad; James Joyce; Franz Kafka; D. H. Lawrence; William Faulkner; Bernard Malamud; Peter Taylor; Flannery O'Connor; View more info

Flowing Gold

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Bros.: 1922

Seller ID: 028001

Condition: Good


corners bumped, edge wear to boards; soiling/staining to back board cloth; Mystery & Romance set in the Texas oilfields during the boom after World War I. View more info

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Love's Majesty

By: Beamer, Charles

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Eugene, Harvest House Publisher: 1983-01-01

Seller ID: 035334

ISBN: 0890813256

Condition: Good


cover edge taped, edge wear; View more info

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Picturing Will

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1990-01-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032234

ISBN: 0394569873

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; In snapshots from his family's life, Beattie brilliantly constructs the events that determine a boy's life. The joy, pains, daily catastrophes and existential fears of raising a child are the key elements of this emotionally engaging and mature work. View more info

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The State We're In: Maine Stories

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2015-08-11

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035192

ISBN: 150110781X

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; This is about more than geographical location of Maine, and certainly is not a picture postcard of the coastal state. Some characters have arrived by accident, others are trying to get out. The collection opens, closes, and is interlaced with stories that focus on Jocelyn, a wryly disaffected teenager living with her aunt and uncle while attending summer school. As in life, the narratives of other characters interrupt Jocelyn's, some... View more info

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Picturing Will

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1989

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: KB005516

ISBN: 0394569873

Condition: Very Good


edge wear to dust jacket; Picturing Will, the widely acclaimed novel by Ann Beattie, unravels the complexities of a postmodern family. There's Will, a curious five-year-old who listens to the heartbeat of a plant through his toy stethoscope; Jody, his mother, a photographer poised on the threshold of celebrity; Mel, Jody's perfect ? perhaps too perfect ? lover; and Wayne, the rather who left Will without warning and now sees his infrequent visits as a crimp in his bedho... View more info

Falling in Place

By: Beattie, Ann

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Vintage: 1991-05-07

Seller ID: kb018247

ISBN: 067973192X

Condition: Fair


342 pages; ex-library with usual markings, surface tear on back cover where sticker was removed; In this assured and unsettling novel, the author of Picturing Will traces the faltering orbits of the members of one family and the people around them. "Impressive. . . . Nothing Ann Beattie has written could prepare us for (this) novel. Beattie (is) a prodigiously gifted writer".--The New York Times Book Review. View more info

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Rebecca's Tale: A Novel

By: Beauman, Sally

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2001-10-02

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028299

ISBN: 0066211085

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings, light edge wear to jacket and boards; With verve and imagination, the bestselling author of "Destiny" offers a vivid page-turner that continues the story of Daphne du Maurier's original classic, "Rebecca". View more info

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Kipling: A Selection of His Stories and Poems (Volume II)

By: Beecroft, John; Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday: 1956

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 033083

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to jacket and boards; Volume II only. View more info

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The Hayvens of Demaret

By: Bellamann, Katherine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: KB0001623

Condition: Good


Signed & Inscribed by the Author. Inscribed 'Hoping your visit to Demarat will be a pleasant one'-- Cordially, Katherine Bellamann. red cloth over boards; 275 pp. light edge wear, some light soiling to boards. Main flaw is some light water damage to endpapers and page ends - causing the red page-end ink to run slightly into the tops of the pages and causing the author's inscription to bleed. A Romance set in the Ante-Bellum period in Mississippi. View more info

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Step Into Darkness

By: Bellis, Naomi

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Signet Eclipse: 2006

Seller ID: kb007232

ISBN: 0451219384

Condition: Very Good


314 pp; spine creasing; At the height of the French Revolution, a viscount's daughter enlists the help of a man who turns out to be a perilous threat to her family in this sizzling, brand-new Gothic romance. View more info

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Destiny

By: Benedict, Barbara

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Zebra: 1994-11-01

Seller ID: 023066

ISBN: 0821747568

Condition: Good


411 pages; spine creasing, edge wear; A tale of breathtaking sensuality set in the fabulous palace of King Minos. Raised by a fisherman, Ica believes she is the child of the sea god Poseidon--and destined for heroic deeds. Disguised as a boy, she is sold to the warrior Jason of Massalon. He teaches her the secrets of his arts, unaware that their fates are sealed by everlasting love. View more info

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Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet

By: Benet, Stephen Vincent

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar and Rinehart, Inc.: 1942

Seller ID: kb015446

Condition: Very Good


Volume I: Poetry and Volume II: Prose in slipcase. Slipcase has some fading, edge wear, dents; books have some light edge wear; View more info

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Desirable Residences and Other Stories

By: Benson, E. F.; Adrian, Jack [Editor]

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1992-11-05

Seller ID: 033335

ISBN: 0192829777

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Including newly discovered tales featuring Miss Mapp and Dodo, this volume contains 27 Benson short stories, all but two of which have never before appeared in book form. This book is intended for general; fans of E. F. Benson; those interested in fiction of this period. Lovers of short story anthologies. View more info