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Night Ride with Dahlia
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Night Ride with Dahlia

Mercury House

Fiction. In 1916, literate cowboy Devon Young reflects on his life's journey. Saved from death by a shamanic intervention, he embarks on a quest to rescue his love, Dahlia de Belardes, from banishment in California.

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Sarinagara
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Sarinagara

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Fiction. Translated from the French by Pascale Torracinta. 2008 Recipient of the Hemingway Translation Grant. In Japanese, "Sarinagara" means "and yet." This word is the last word of one of the most famous poems of Japanese literature. When he write...

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The Centaur's Son: Stories
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The Centaur's Son: Stories

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Fiction. Literary Nonfiction.Philip Daughtry writes, both autobiographically and fictionally, of love, intellectuality, danger, and farce. Daughtry trespasses federal land in Oregon to greet a wild stallion; follows a young cheating husband through ...

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Walking With Nobby: Conversations with Norman O. Brown
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Walking With Nobby: Conversations with Norman O. Brown

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Cultural Writing. Essays. Biography and Memoir. Dale Pendell and retired professor Norman Brown, during walks taken along the coast of California, discuss many concepts and characters, including paganism and world religions, Dionysus, Marx, and Freu...

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Running Through Fire: How I Survived the Holocaust
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Running Through Fire: How I Survived the Holocaust

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Cultural Studies. Jewish studies. As told to Hilton Obenziger, with an introduction by Paul Auster. RUNNING THROUGH FIRE is the story of Zosia Goldberg and her incredible survival during the time of the Holocaust. Her story features resistance at ev...

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The Wig
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The Wig

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Fiction. African American Studies. Originally published in 1966, THE WIG is the story of Lester Jefferson, a young man of great good will, whose repeated attempts to become a part of "The Great Society" are doomed in advance. Aided, thwarted, and co...

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Narrow Road to the Deep North: A Journey into the Interior of Alaska
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Narrow Road to the Deep North: A Journey into the Interior of Alaska

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Cultural Writing. Travel. American Indian Studies. Abandoning her sojourn in Paris's literary culture in her late 20s, Katherine McNamara traveled to Alaska in 1976 'to learn how to live. The oil industry was ravaging Alaska's vast spaces...[and] as...

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A Girl with a Monkey: New and Selected Stories
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A Girl with a Monkey: New and Selected Stories

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Fiction.A Lost Angeles Times Best Fiction Title of 2000. Finalist, 2000 Bay Area Book Reviewers Fiction Award. "Brilliant... Anyone concerned with the American short story should read and know these stories.... Other American writers have tried to w...

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Writing Jazz
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Writing Jazz

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Literary Nonfiction. Music. African American Studies. A companion volume to the critically acclaimed READING JAZZ, WRITING JAZZ is the first comprehensive historical anthology of writings on jazz by African-American musicians, critics, writers, and ...

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Rumkowski and the Orphans of Lodz
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Rumkowski and the Orphans of Lodz

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Literary Nonficiton. Jewish Studies. With Rebecca Fromer. RUMKOWSKI AND THE ORPHANS OF ŁÓDŹ is a chilling account of a young woman's experiences in the notorious Łódź Ghetto. The ghetto was lorded over by Chaim Rumkowski, Nazi-appointed Jewish Elde...

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Work and the Life of the Spirit
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Work and the Life of the Spirit

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Literary Nonfiction. In WORK AND THE LIFE OF THE SPIRIT, Douglas Thorpe has assembled the finest array of writing on work. From ancient to modern times, from Eastern to Western philosophies, writers and thinkers have ceaselessly considered work's re...

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Red Diaper Baby: Three Comic Monologues
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Red Diaper Baby: Three Comic Monologues

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Fiction. Performing Arts. RED DIAPER BABY includes three comic autobiographical monologues by performer Josh Kornbluth: "The Mathematics of Change," "Haiku Tunnel," and the title piece. Together, and with the author's introduction, the monologues co...

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Who Owns the West?
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Who Owns the West?

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Literary Nonfiction. "WHO OWNS THE WEST? asks the important question that is at the heart of the change transforming the region, and no one is better prepared to lead this discussion than William Kittredge"—The Bloomsbury Review.

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CALLE 10
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CALLE 10

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Without Force or Lies: Voices from the Revolution of Central Europe in 1989-90
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Without Force or Lies: Voices from the Revolution of Central Europe in 1989-90

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Literary Nonfiction. Political Science. Eastern European Studies. A collection of essays, speeches, and eyewitness accounts from those directly involved in the events of 1989 in Central Europe, WITHOUT FORCE OR LIES includes essays, speeches, and ey...

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