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100 Selected Stories (Wordsworth Classics)

By: O. Henry

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1997


This collection of 100 of O Henry's finest stories is a showcase for the sheer variety of one of America's best and best-loved short story writers The variety of the stories is amazing; O Henry is as at home describing life south of the Rio Grande as he is chronicling the activities and concerns of 'the four million' ordinary citizens who inhabited turn-of-the-century New York. They are marked by coincidence and surprise endings as well as the compassion and high humour ... View more info

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (Wordsworth Classics)

By: William Shakespeare

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1998


Edited, Introduced and Annotated by Cedric Watts, Professor of English Literature, University of Sussex Its lyricism, comedy (both broad and subtle) and magical transformations have long made A Midsummer Night s Dream one of the most popular of Shakespeare's works. The supernatural and the mundane, the illusory and the substantial, are all shimmeringly blended. Love is treated as tragic, poignant, absurd and farcical. 'Lord, what fools these mortals be!', jeers Robin Goo... View more info

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A Study in Scarlet (Wordsworth Classics) (Wordsworth Classics)

By: Sir Artur Conan Doyle

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 2001


With an Introduction by David Stuart Davies. 'Doctor Watson, Mr Sherlock Holmes' - The most famous introduction in the history of crime fiction takes place in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's A Study in Scarlet, bringing together Sherlock Holmes, the master of science detection, and John H. Watson, the great detective's faithful chronicler. This novel not only establishes the magic of the Holmes myth but also provides the reader with a dramatic adventure yarn which ranges from t... View more info

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A Stutterer's Story

By: Murray, Frederick

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Stuttering Foundation Of Amer, 1980


Stuttering Foundation of America. Paperback. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Simply a must-have for those seeking a real understanding of how stuttering can affect a person. Written by Frederick P. Murray, Ph.D., this autobiography gives a detailed account of how severe stuttering can affect one's thinking, actions, and way of living. Dr. Murray believes that, regardless of severity, those who stutter can accomplish much towards achieving gratifying fluency and a workable sol... View more info

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A Tale Of Two Cities (Wordsworth Classics)

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1993


A Tale of Two Cities (1859), Dickens’ greatest historical novel, traces the private lives of a group of people caught up in the cataclysm of the French Revolution and the Terror. Dickens based his historical detail on Carlyle’s great work – The French Revolution. ‘The best story I have written’ was Dickens’ own verdict on A Tale of Two Cities, and the reader is unlikely to disagree with this judgement of a story which combines historical fact with the author... View more info

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Abigail Adams: An American Woman (2nd Edition)

By: Charles W. Akers

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Longman, 1999


Longman, 2000. Book Condition: Good. Abigail Adams campaigned for the education of women and pioneered the role women were to play in the American Revolution and the new Republic. The life of this one woman forms a large window on society during the 75 years that saw the birth and cultural maturation of the United States. View more info

Advice To Those Who Stutter (Publication #9)

By: The Stuttering Foundation

Price: $5.95

Publisher: 1900


Paperback book is in VERY GOOD condition. This publication has articles written by men and women who stutter themselves and who are now or have been speech pathologists. View more info

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Aeneid (Wordsworth Classics)

By: Virgil

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1997


Translated by Michael J. Oakley The Aeneid is Virgil's Masterpiece. His epic poem recounts the story of Rome's legendary origins from the ashes of Troy and proclaims her destiny of world dominion. This optimistic vision is accompanied by an undertow of sadness at the price that must be paid in human suffering to secure Rome's future greatness. The tension between the public voice of celebration and the tragic private voice is given full expression both in the doomed love... View more info

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Age Of Innocence (Wordsworth Classics)

By: Edith Wharton

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1997


Widely regarded as one of Edith Wharton's greatest achievements, The Age of Innocence is not only subtly satirical, but also a sometimes dark and disturbing comedy of manners in its exploration of the 'eternal triangle' of love. Set against the backdrop of upper-class New York society during the 1870s, the author's combination of powerful prose combined with a thoroughly researched and meticulous evocation of the manners and style of the period, has delighted readers sin... View more info

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Agnes Grey (Wordsworth Classics)

By: Anne Bronte

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1998


Agnes Grey is a trenchant exposé of the frequently isolated, intellectually stagnant and emotionally starved conditions under which many governesses worked in the mid-nineteenth century. This is a deeply personal novel written from the author’s own experience and as such Agnes Grey has a power and poignancy which mark it out as a landmark work of literature dealing with the social and moral evolution of English society during the last century. View more info

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass (Wordsworth Classics)

By: Lewis Carroll

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 1900


With an Introduction and Notes by Michael Irwin, Professor of English Literature, University of Kent at Canterbury This selection of Carroll's works includes Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, both containing the famous illustrations by Sir John Tenniel. No greater books for children have ever been written. The simple language, dreamlike atmosphere, and fantastical characters are as appealing to young readers today as ever they we... View more info

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American Slavery, 1619-1877

By: Peter Kolchin,

Price: $4.95

Publisher: 1994


Binding:Paperback, Vendor: Hill And Wang View more info

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Analyzing Film: An Introduction

By: PhD O'Brien Stanley, MFA

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2008


Paperback. Bedford/St.Martine's/Lamar University. 2008. Book Condition: Very Good. No marking inside. View more info

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Aprendizaje De Espanol Signado De Mexico: Lenguaje Manual De Mexico

By: Esther S. Fleischmann

Price: $19.95

Publisher: 0


159 pages, fully illustrated . View more info

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Around the World in 80 Days and 5 Weeks in a Balloon

By: Verne, Jules

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions Ltd, 2008


Around the World in Eighty Days (1873) relates the hair-raising journey made as a wager by the Victorian gentleman Phileas Fogg, who succeeds - but only just! - in circling the globe within eighty days. The dour Fogg's obsession with his timetable is complemented by the dynamism and versatility of his French manservant, Passepartout, whose talent for getting into scrapes brings colour and suspense to the race against time. Five Weeks in a Balloon (1863) was Verne's first... View more info