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This highly charged fable set in Alexandria, Egypt, in the late 1960s, centers on the guests of the Pension Miramar as they compete for the attention of the young servant Zohra. Zohra is a beautiful peasant girl who fled her family to escape an arranged marriage. She becomes the focus of jealousies and conflicts among the Miramar's residents, who include ...

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Questions from the City, Answers from the Forest: Simple Wisdom You Can Use from a Western Buddhist Monk

Questions from the City, ...

Part personal history, part primer on the precepts of Buddhism, part guide to spiritual practice--this volume is a blend of American sensibility and Eastern practice written by a Western Buddhist monk.

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Bill Nye's Western Humor

Bill Nye's Western Humor

Although Bill Nye (1850-1896) was America's best known humorist in the late 1880's and early 1890's, his work is little known today--his books long out of print and his columns yellowing in newspaper files. Now T. A. Larson, a dyed-in-the-wool Nye fan for more than thirty years, has assembled the best of Bill Nye's work, most of it dating from ...

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Hearts Surrender

Hearts Surrender

Kiara Jordan is a sophisticated modernista, but beneath an engaging personality and super-model looks, her heart hungers for deeper meaning in her life. Ken Lucerne is the charismatic young pastor of Woodland Church. He's adjusting to life as a widower and copes by keeping as busy as possible with his parish and missionary work. A home-building mission in Pennsylvania brings ...

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The Quality of Mercy

The Quality of Mercy

For use in schools and libraries only. When an unpopular teacher is the victim of escalating acts of vandalism and a classmate is accused, Oliver and Alonee attempt to find the true culprit.

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Vegetarian Meals on the Go

Vegetarian Meals on the ...

Designed for busy people who have little time to spend in the kitchen, these vegetarian recipes are delicious, versatile, and above all, quick and easy to prepare. This book is Vimala Rodgers' personal invitation to you to produce outstanding meals that will please the palate.

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Adventures of the Teen Furies

Adventures of the Teen ...

(YA)Andrea Grouper, chronic wise-ass and Air Force brat, has plenty to keep her busy. When she isn't battling her chauvinist father for freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution, she's keeping a wary eye on her best friend (who is under psychiatric care), avoiding her best friend's creepily manic boyfriend, fending off the poetic attentions of her own boyfriend, and hiding her ...

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Unhappy Appy

Unhappy Appy

Twelve-year-old Winnie Willis teaches her horses about unconditional love and blind trust, while God shows Winnie that He can be trusted as well. When Towaco acts as depressed as his owner, Winnie wants to help them both--but maybe Winnie needs the help most of all.

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Pocket Dictionary for the Study of Biblical Hebrew

Pocket Dictionary for the ...

Todd J. Murphy defines more than 2, 000 terms of grammar, syntax, linguistics, textual criticism and Old Testament criticism that relate to--and often obscure--the study and discussion of biblical Hebrew.

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A New Universal History of Infamy a New Universal History of Infamy

A New Universal History ...

If not for my indefinite sojourn in the Garden of the Forking Paths, I would have time to tell you how delighted I am that a certain intrepid Welshman has decided to continue my work. In his aping of my Universal History, this Welshman has come to find his own mischievious truth." - Jorge Luis Borges From 1933 to 1934, ...

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Uncle Valentine and Other Stories

Uncle Valentine and Other ...

The seven stories in this volume were written during the ascending and perhaps most triumphant years of Willa Cather's career, the period during which she published nine books, including "My Antonia, " " A Lost Lady, " and "Death Comes for the Archbishop." For the most part ironic in tone, these stories are, as Bernice Slote observes, bound by the ...

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Un Trip Through the Mind Jail y Otras Excursiones

Un Trip Through the ...

Originally published as a collection in 1980, individual poems by Salinas appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers, and anthologies from the 1960s through the 1970s. The poetry forged over fifteen years in the heat of the Chicano Movement (a period Salinas spent, in part, in prison) reveal the growing politicization of intelligent and talented minority convicts incarcerated at a time when ...

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The Game: One Man, Nine Innings, a Love Affair with Baseball

The Game: One Man, ...

In the spirit of Field of Dreams, a remarkable book about baseball and the meaning of life. A game between the Iowa Cubs and the Nashville Sounds at an AAA park in Nashville provides the lens through which Robert Benson explores the game of baseball and the meaning of life in The Game. It is an ordinary week night game ...

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After the Bugles

After the Bugles

Set in Texas during the aftermath of the war with Santa Ana, this story by the seven-time Spur Award winner shows the struggle of men to make a place for themselves in a world they fought to create. Reissue.

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The Blue Line: A Novel in 26 Miles

The Blue Line: A ...

Fiction. Translated from the French by Paul Haviland. Daniel de Roulet, who has run the New York City Marathon three times, was born in Switzerland in 1944. An architect and information worker, he is the author of many novels in Franch and German, and the winner of the 1994 Prix Dentan. This is his first novel published in English.

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