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Flatland

By: Abbott, Edwin

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 8/24/2010

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0486200019

ISBN: 0486200019

Condition: USED


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Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Africa/Equiano, Olaudah

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 3/19/2011

Seller ID: 9780486406619

ISBN: 048640661X

Condition: USED


Compelling work traces the formidable journey of an Igbo prince from captivity to freedom and literacy and recounts his enslavement in the New World, service in the Seven Years War, voyages to the Arctic, six months among the Miskito Indians in Central America, and more. View more info

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Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Bierce, Ambrose

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486466576

ISBN: 0486466574

Condition: USED


Ambrose Bierce's original and innovative stories differed dramatically from those of his 19th-century contemporaries. These 23 tales include his best and most characteristic short fiction: anti-war satires that underscore the barbarism of bloodshed, horror stories with keenly ironic edge, and sardonic "tall tales" of the Old West. View more info

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My Antonia

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 11/15/2011

Seller ID: 9780486282404

ISBN: 0486282406

Condition: USED


One of Cather's earliest novels -- written in 1918 -- is the story of Antonia Shimerda, who arrives on the Nebraska frontier as part of a family of Bohemian emigrants. In quiet, probing depth, the story commemorates the spirit and courage of the immigrant pioneers whose persistence and strength helped to build America. View more info

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Awakening

By: Chopin, Kate

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 4/30/2013

Seller ID: 9780486277868

ISBN: 0486277860

Condition: USED


First published in 1899, this novel shocked readers with its open sensuality and uninhibited treatment of marital infidelity. The poignant, lyrical story of a New Orleans wife who attempts to find love outside a stifling marriage, critics have praised it as a forerunner of the modern novel. New introductory Note. View more info

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Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

By: Douglass, Frederick

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 11/16/2013

Seller ID: 9780486284996

ISBN: 0486284999

Condition: USED


The impassioned abolitionist and eloquent orator provides graphic descriptions of his childhood and horrifying experiences as a slave as well as a harrowing record of his dramatic escape to the North and eventual freedom. Published in 1845 to quell doubts about his origins, the "Narrative" is admired today for its extraordinary passion, sensitive descriptions, and storytelling power. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Favorite Sherlock Holmes Detective Stories

By: Doyle, Arthur Conan

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486412429

ISBN: 0486412423

Condition: USED


Thrilling crime-solving exploits of Holmes and Dr. Watson in a collection of adventure classics: "The Red-Headed League," "A Scandal in Bohemia," "The Final Problem," "The Adventure of the Dancing Men," "Silver Blaze," "The Adventure of the Speckled Band," "The Engineer's Thumb," and "The Crooked Man." View more info

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Waste Land, Prufrock and other Poems

By: Eliot, T.S.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 1/31/2015

Seller ID: 9780486400617

ISBN: 0486400611

Condition: USED


A superb collection of 25 works features the poet's masterpiece, "The Waste Land"; the complete Prufrock ("The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock," "Portrait of a Lady," "Rhapsody on a Windy Night," "Mr. Apollinax," "Morning at the Window," and others); and the complete "Poems" ("Gerontion," "The Hippopotamus," "Sweeney Among the Nightingales," and more). Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

Life of Olaudah Equiano

By: Equiano, Olaudah

Price: $1.00

Publisher: 3/19/2011

Seller ID: 9780486406619D

ISBN: 9780486406619D

Condition: USED


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Good Soldier

By: Ford, Madox Ford

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486419213

ISBN: 0486419215

Condition: USED


From one of the 20th century's major writers -- a story of deception and betrayal, of conventional appearances and bitter truth. Highly innovative for its time, this powerful novel tells of 2 married couples whose long, ongoing friendship is severely disrupted when one husband learns that his wife has been the mistress of his British friend. View more info

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Wit ans Wisdom from Poor Richard's Almanack

By: Franklin, Benjamin

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486408910

ISBN: 0486408914

Condition: USED


Hundreds of delightful aphorisms, carefully selected from many issues of Franklin's popular 18th-century publication: "Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise"; "Love your Neighbor; yet don't pull down your Hedge"; "He that lies down with Dogs, shall rise up with fleas" and many more. View more info

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Overcoat and Other Short Stories

By: Gogol, Nikolai

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/1/2015

Seller ID: 9780486270579

ISBN: 0486270572

Condition: USED


Four works by great 19th-century Russian author: "The Nose," a savage satire of Russia's incompetent bureaucrats; "Old-Fashioned Farmers," a pleasant depiction of an elderly couple living in rustic seclusion; "The Tale of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich," one of Gogol's most famous comic stories; and "The Overcoat," widely considered a masterpiece of form. Includes a selection from the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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King Solomon's Mines

By: Haggard, H. Rider

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486447827

ISBN: 0486447820

Condition: USED


Praised as "the most amazing story ever written," this 1885 story tells the tale in which Allan Quatermain, a gentleman adventurer, is hired to locate a man who has disappeared into the heart of Africa while hunting for the legendary lost diamond mines of King Solomon. View more info

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Scarlet Letter (Dover Thrift Edition)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/16/2016

Seller ID: 9780486280486

ISBN: 0486280489

Condition: USED


For nearly a century and a half, Hawthorne's masterpiece has mesmerized readers and critics alike. One of the greatest American novels, its themes of sin, guilt, and redemption, woven through a story of adultery in the early days of the Massachusetts Colony, are revealed with remarkable psychological penetration and understanding of the human heart. A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative. View more info

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Siddhartha

By: Hesse, Hermann

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486406534

ISBN: 0486406539

Condition: USED


With parallels to the enlightenment of the Buddha, Hesse's "Siddhartha" is the story of a young Brahmin's quest for the ultimate reality. Steeped in the tenets of both psychoanalysis and Eastern mysticism, "Siddhartha" presents an original view of man and culture, and the arduous process of self-discovery that leads to reconciliation, harmony, and peace. View more info

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Ghosts

By: Ibsen, Henrik

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 8/29/2010

Seller ID: 9780486298528

ISBN: 0486298523

Condition: USED


Powerful psychological drama (1881) exposes hypocrisy of social conventions and society's moral codes. Mrs. Helen Alving is haunted by her husband's infidelities and the disease he has passed to their son. Ultimately, she is forced to acknowledge the "ghosts" that have kept her from living "just for the joy of life." View more info

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Dubliners

By: Joyce, James

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 5/1/2014

Seller ID: 9780486268705

ISBN: 0486268705

Condition: USED


Declared by their author to be a chapter in the moral history of Ireland, this collection of 15 tales offers vivid, tightly focused observations of the lives of Dublin's poorer classes. A fine and accessible introduction to the work of one of the 20th century's most influential writers, it includes a masterpiece of the short-story genre, "The Dead." View more info

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Man Who Would be King and Other Stories

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC: 1/18/2014

Seller ID: 9780486280516

ISBN: 0486280519

Condition: USED


Winner of the Nobel Prize for literature, Kipling drew upon his experiences in Anglo-Indian society for much of his fiction. This volume includes 5 of the author's best early stories: "The Phantom Rickshaw," "Wee Willie Winkie," "Without Benefit of Clergy," "The Strange Ride of Morrowbie Jukes" and the title selection. View more info

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Kim

By: Kipling, Rudyard

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486445083

ISBN: 0486445089

Condition: USED


Nobel Prize-winning author Rudyard Kipling set his final and most famous novel in India, where an Irish orphan becomes the disciple of a Tibetan monk while learning espionage tactics from the British secret service. A terrific choice for Kipling fans and lovers of exotic tales of adventure. View more info

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Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln

By: Lincoln, Abraham

Price: $1.00

Publisher: DOVER PUBN INC:

Seller ID: 9780486440972

ISBN: 0486440974

Condition: USED


From the most eloquent of American presidents, nearly 400 astute observations on subjects ranging from women to warfare: "Bad promises are better broken than kept"; "Marriage is neither heaven nor hell; it is simply purgatory"; "Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally." View more info