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Jane Eyre

By: Bronte, Charlotte

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Penguin Publishing Group: 1997

Edition: 21st

Seller ID: PGB626

ISBN: 0451526554

Condition: Used - Very Good

pp 465 Mass Market paperback in very good condition; Signet Classic version; clean pages; creased spine; light edgewear; slight bend in front coverWritten in 1847 - Orphaned into cold charity at the hands of her rich cousins and, later, at Lowood Asylum, Jane escapes to take up a position as governess to the young ward of Mr. Rochester. Their love affair, Jane's discovery of Rochester's secret-hideously concealed in the attic of Thornfield Hall-and her desperate flight, are told in a drama of passionate intensity whose pace never slackens. View more info

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Alas, Babylon

By: Frank, Pat

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1964

Seller ID: PGB272

Condition: Used - Good

pp 279 Paperback; good condition; edge wear; single creased spine with slight edgewear; clean pages; Library of Congress PS3511.R255 A64 1964 - Bantam Pathfinder Special Edition 9083One of the first apocalyptic novels of the nuclear age; The day after the bomb dropped the thousands of years of "progress" that had covered the treacheries and lusts of ordinary man with a thin veneer of civilization were dissolved and melted like snow on the desert's dusty face. Then--the law of the jungle reigned. But in the wreckage a few courageous survivors, men and women with the guts to have hope, w... View more info

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Ellen Foster

By: Gibbons, Kaye

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, Vintage Contemporaries: 1990

Seller ID: PGB616

ISBN: 0375703055

Condition: Used - Very Good

pp 126 paperback in very good condition; light edgewear; no bends/creases; clean pages except for previous owner's name on inside front cover'When I was little I would think of ways to kill my daddy. I would figure out this or that way and run it down and run it down through my head until it got easy.' So it begins the tale of Ellen Foster, the brave and engaging heroine of Kaye Gibbon's much acclaimed first Novel. The story of an eleven-year-old orphan, driven to desperation by some of the wickedest relatives in literary history, this is the story of her battle for survival. Wise, funny and a... View more info

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By: Maurier, Daphne du

Price: $4.00

Publisher: US, HarperCollins Publishers: 1988

Edition: 41st

Seller ID: PGB640

ISBN: 038000917X

Condition: Used - Good

pp 380 Mass market Paperback in good condition; clean pages; light edgewear; gently creased spineIt's no wonder that the woman who becomes the second Mrs. de Winter (whose first name we never learn) eagerly accepts Maxim de Winter's offer of matrimony. She's young, orphaned, and employed as companion to a mean-spirited fading beauty. The handsome widower simply sweeps her off her feet. In a matter of days, the new bride accompanies her seemingly devoted husband to Manderley, his isolated home on the Cornish coast. From the first, the sinister housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers, frightens the new bride ... View more info

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $5.00


Edition: 1st

Seller ID: PGB173

Condition: Used - Good

pp 372 Vintage Paperback; Former Library Book - 7th Printing; pages are clean by color aged; slightly pinched edges; small tear on the spineCommonly named among the Great American Novels, the work is among the first in major American literature to be written throughout in vernacular English, characterized by local color regionalism. It is told in the first person by Huckleberry "Huck" Finn, the narrator of two other Twain novels (Tom Sawyer Abroad and Tom Sawyer, Detective) and a friend of Tom Sawyer. It is a direct sequel to The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The book is noted for its colo... View more info