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Howards End
Series/Author: E M
$6.95

Hardcover E M Forster Classic Historical Fiction Since his mother's death six years ago, Carter Kane has been living out of a suitcase, traveling the globe with his father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. But while Carter's been homeschooled, his younger sister, Sadie, has been living with their grandparents in London. Sadie has just what Carter wants—school friends and a chance at a \"normal\" life. But Carter has just what Sadie longs for—time with their father. After six years of living apart, the siblings have almost nothing in common. Until now. On Christmas Eve, Sadie and Carter are reunited when their father brings them to the British Museum, with a promise that he's going to \"make things right.\" But all does not go according to plan: Carter and Sadie watch as Julius summons a mysterious figure, who quickly banishes their father and causes a fiery explosion. Soon Carter and Sadie discover that the gods of Ancient Egypt are waking, and the worst of them—Set—has a frightening scheme. To save their father, they must embark on a dangerous journey—a quest that brings them ever closer to the truth about their family and its links to the House of Life, a secret order that has existed since the time of the pharaohs. Learn More

The Financier
Series/Author: Theodore
$4.25

Silicon Follies by Thomas Scoville Welcome to Silicon Valley -- where fortunes are fast, dating's dysfunctional, and computer geeks rule. Meet Paul Armstrong, a late-twenties computer consultant who sits in his cubicle at TeraMemory wondering where it all went horribly wrong. Well, I wasn't always a nerd. I started out as a liberal-arts type in college -- though I aggressively concealed this on my resume. Hiring managers don't like it. Non-technical outside interests. Bad sign. Watch him order a latte from the of?ce coffee cart and poke at his Chinese lunch special while his longtime pal Steve Hall, hacker extraordinaire, accuses him of selling out to The Man. When the money dries up, this place will be just like anywhere else. It was never the place, anyway -- that's what The Man will never understand. Meet The Man himself: Barry Dominic, the ?amboyant, lecherous, millionaire founder of TeraMemory. He insists they're poised to revolutionize networking with a cutting-edge technology, appropriately called WHIP. Nobody fucks with Barry Dominic. That's where Liz Toulouse comes in. A Stanford English Lit grad and TeraMemory marketing associate, she accidentally cc's the entire company a snide e-mail about The Man's bad grammar on her very ?rst day.... If only I'd had any idea. I'd have stayed in school. I'd have changed majors. Gotten a master's. Anything. Welcome to Silicon Follies, a hilarious dot.comedy of ambition and disillusionment in a land of luck, loss, and sometimes even love. Learn More

On The Beach
Series/Author: Nevil
$6.50

Paperback (excellent condition) Nevil Shute Classics Fiction Apocalyptic After the war is over, a radioactive cloud begins to sweep southwards on the winds, gradually poisoning everything in its path. An American submarine captain is among the survivors left sheltering in Australia, preparing with the locals for the inevitable. Despite his memories of his wife, he becomes close to a young woman struggling to accept the harsh realities of their situation. Then a faint Morse code signal is picked up, transmitting from the United States and the submarine must set sail through the bleak ocean to search for signs of life. On the Beach is Nevil Shute's most powerful novel. Both gripping and intensely moving, its impact is unforgettable. Learn More

Howards End
Series/Author: E M
$6.95

Hardcover Howards End by E.M. Forster, Paul B. Armstrong (Editor) \"Criticism\" presents a superb selection of critical writing about the novel. The critics include Edward Garnett, A. C. Benson, Katherine Mansfield, Frieda Lawrence, D. H. Lawrence, and Virginia Woolf, and six interpretations by Wilfred Stone, Barbara Rosecrance, Perry Meisel, Kenneth Graham, Elizabeth Langland, and Fredric Jameson. A debate on the successes and shortcomings of cinematic adaptation is presented through \"Reviews of the Merchant-Ivory Film.\" Learn More

The Green Ray
Series/Author: Jules
$3.50

Paperback The Green Ray (Extraordinary Voyages #23) by Jules Verne When the Morning Post writes about the legendary Green Ray's elevating effects on the mind and soul, Helena Campbell vows to experience it for herself, postponing the wedding being forced upon her against her will. Together with her uncles, Sam and Sib Melville, she sets off on what becomes a near-epic quest. Joining them in the search are two would-be suitors for Helena, one an artist, the other an amateur scientist. Together, they will voyage to a distant shore - and beyond - braving hurricanes, testing their patience and resolve, and ultimately finding their own true selves. Learn More

Godfrey Morgan
Series/Author: Jules
$3.95

Paperback Godfrey Morgan (Extraordinary Voyages #22) by Jules Verne, William John Gordon (Translation) \"An island to sell, for cash, to the highest bidder!\" said Dean Felporg, the auctioneer, standing behind his rostrum in the room where the conditions of the singular sale were being noisily discussed. \"Island for sale! island for sale!\" repeated in shrill tones again and again Gingrass, the crier, who was threading his way in and out of the excited crowd closely packed inside the largest saloon in the auction mart at No. 10, Sacramento Street. The crowd consisted not only of a goodly number of Americans from the States of Utah, Oregon, and California, but also of a few Frenchmen, who form quite a sixth of the population. Mexicans were there enveloped in their sarapes; Chinamen in their large-sleeved tunics, pointed shoes, and conical hats; one or two Kanucks from the coast; and even a sprinkling of Black Feet, Grosventres, or Flatheads, from the banks of the Trinity river. The scene is in San Francisco, the capital of California, but not at the period when the placer-mining fever was raging-from 1849 to 1852. San Francisco was no longer what it had been then, a caravanserai, a terminus, an inn, where for a night there slept the busy men who were hastening to the gold-fields west of the Sierra Nevada. At the end of some twenty years the old unknown Yerba-Buena had given place to a town unique of its kind, peopled by 100,000 inhabitants, built under the shelter of a couple of hills, away from the shore, but stretching off to the farthest heights in the background-a city in short which has dethroned Lima, Santiago, Valparaiso, and every other rival, and which the Americans have made the queen of the Pacific, the \"glory of the western coast!\" [...\\ Learn More

Lost Horizon
Series/Author: James
$2.75

Paperback James Hilton Lost Horizon Classics Fiction While attempting to escape a civil war, four people are kidnapped and transported to the Tibetan mountains. After their plane crashes, they are found by a mysterious Chinese man. He leads them to a monastery hidden in \"the valley of the blue moon\" -- a land of mystery and matchless beauty where life is lived in tranquil wonder, beyond the grasp of a doomed world. It is here, in Shangri-La, where destinies will be discovered and the meaning of paradise will be unveiled. Learn More

The Catcher In The Rye
Series/Author: J D
$3.25

Paperback The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger The hero-narrator of The Catcher in the Rye is an ancient child of sixteen, a native New Yorker named Holden Caulfield. Through circumstances that tend to preclude adult, secondhand description, he leaves his prep school in Pennsylvania and goes underground in New York City for three days. The boy himself is at once too simple and too complex for us to make any final comment about him or his story. Perhaps the safest thing we can say about Holden is that he was born in the world not just strongly attracted to beauty but, almost, hopelessly impaled on it. There are many voices in this novel: children's voices, adult voices, underground voices-but Holden's voice is the most eloquent of all. Transcending his own vernacular, yet remaining marvelously faithful to it, he issues a perfectly articulated cry of mixed pain and pleasure. However, like most lovers and clowns and poets of the higher orders, he keeps most of the pain to, and for, himself. The pleasure he gives away, or sets aside, with all his heart. It is there for the reader who can handle it to keep. J.D. Salinger's classic novel of teenage angst and rebellion was first published in 1951. The novel was included on Time's 2005 list of the 100 best English-language novels written since 1923. It was named by Modern Library and its readers as one of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century. It has been frequently challenged in the court for its liberal use of profanity and portrayal of sexuality and in the 1950's and 60's it was the novel that every teenage boy wants to read. Learn More

The Lair Of The White Wor
Series/Author: Bram
$2.50

Mass Market Paperback - Great The Lair of the White Worm by Bram Stoker In a tale of ancient evil, Bram Stoker creates a world of lurking horrors and bizarre denizens: a demented mesmerist, hellbent on mentally crushing the girl he loves; a gigantic kite raised to rid the land of an unnatural infestation of birds, and which receives strange commands along its string; and all the while, the great white worm slithers below, seeking its next victim... Learn More

The Great Gatsby
Series/Author: F Scott
$4.25

Paperback - Good The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, Francis Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald's third book, stands as the supreme achievement of his career. This exemplary novel of the Jazz Age has been acclaimed by generations of readers. The story is of the fabulously wealthy Jay Gatsby and his new love for the beautiful Daisy Buchanan, of lavish parties on Long Island at a time when The New York Times noted \"gin was the national drink and sex the national obsession,\" it is an exquisitely crafted tale of America in the 1920s. The Great Gatsby is one of the great classics of twentieth-century literature. (back cover) Learn More

Gone With The Wind
Series/Author: Margaret
$3.75

Mass Market Paperback - Great Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell Scarlett O'Hara; the beautiful; spoiled daughter of a well-to-do Georgia plantation owner; must use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of the poverty she finds herself in after Sherman's March to the Sea. Learn More

Heart Of Darkness
Series/Author: Joseph
$2.95

Paperback Godfrey Morgan (Extraordinary Voyages #22) by Jules Verne; William John Gordon (Translation) 'An island to sell; for cash; to the highest bidder!' said Dean Felporg; the auctioneer; standing behind his rostrum in the room where the conditions of the singular sale were being noisily discussed. 'Island for sale! island for sale!' repeated in shrill tones again and again Gingrass; the crier; who was threading his way in and out of the excited crowd closely packed inside the largest saloon in the auction mart at No. 10; Sacramento Street. The crowd consisted not only of a goodly number of Americans from the States of Utah; Oregon; and California; but also of a few Frenchmen; who form quite a sixth of the population. Mexicans were there enveloped in their sarapes; Chinamen in their large-sleeved tunics; pointed shoes; and conical hats; one or two Kanucks from the coast; and even a sprinkling of Black Feet; Grosventres; or Flatheads; from the banks of the Trinity river. The scene is in San Francisco; the capital of California; but not at the period when the placer-mining fever was raging-from 1849 to 1852. San Francisco was no longer what it had been then; a caravanserai; a terminus; an inn; where for a night there slept the busy men who were hastening to the gold-fields west of the Sierra Nevada. At the end of some twenty years the old unknown Yerba-Buena had given place to a town unique of its kind; peopled by 100;000 inhabitants; built under the shelter of a couple of hills; away from the shore; but stretching off to the farthest heights in the background-a city in short which has dethroned Lima; Santiago; Valparaiso; and every other rival; and which the Americans have made the queen of the Pacific; the 'glory of the western coast!' [...\\';57455;;1;0.00000000e+00;Classics' Learn More

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