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  • Author:
    Bellow, Saul
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    Augie is a poor but exuberant boy growing up in Chicago during the Depression. While his friends all settle into chosen professions, Augie demands a special destiny. He tests out a wild succession of occupations, proudly rejecting each...

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    Rosnay, Tatiana de
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    On the sixtieth anniversary of the 1942 roundup of Jews by the French police in the Vel d'Hiv section of Paris, American journalist Julia Jarmond is asked to write an article on this dark episode during World War II and embarks on...

  • Author:
    Kwan, Kevin
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    Kevin Kwan, bestselling author of Crazy Rich Asians and China Rich Girlfriend, is back with an uproarious new novel of a family riven by fortune, an ex-wife driven psychotic with jealousy, a battle royal fought through couture gown...

  • Author:
    Patterson, James, Pearson, Mark
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    Private goes on the hunt for London's most feared killer since Jack the Ripper.

  • Author:
    Min, Anchee
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    Arriving in late 19th-century China with her missionary parents, Pearl Buck is soon fascinated by her new home and strikes up a friendship with a young Chinese girl named Willow. The two become inseparable even as civil war, failed...

  • Author:
    Luckett, Jacqueline E.
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    Nicole-Marie has loved all things French since she was a child. After the death of her best friend, determined to get out of her rut, she goes to Paris, leaving behind a marriage proposal. While there, Nicole chances upon an old photo...

  • Author:
    Benoit, Charles
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    At 27, Jason Talley of Corning, New York, leads an orderly life, precisely processing loans for a mortgage company. Its warmest spot is his friendship with Sriram Sundaram and his lively wife Vidya. One night Sriram secretly confides he...

  • Author:
    Shriver, Lionel
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    For ten years, Estrin Lancaster has fled Philadelphia. Her latest destination is Belfast, in Northern Ireland. Here the spiteful Farrell O'Phelan wrangles through the maze of factions in the North by despising every side. Farrell...

  • Author:
    Holloway, Meghan
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    Rhys Gravenor, Great War veteran and Welsh sheep farmer, arrives in Paris in the midst of the city's liberation with a worn letter in his pocket that may have arrived years too late. As he follows the footsteps of his missing son...

  • Author:
    Benoit, Charles
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    For Mark Rohr, a decorated Desert Storm vet, the last ten years have been filled with countless misadventures around the globe and shady jobs, like his current stint as a bouncer at a nameless whorehouse bar in Thailand. When the...

  • Author:
    Jin, Ha
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    During the 1937 attack on Nanjing, American missionary and women's college dean Minnie Vautrin decides to remain at her school during a violent Japanese attack that renders the school a refugee center for ten thousand women and children...

  • Author:
    Furst, Alan
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    Arriving in Paris on the eve of the Munich Appeasement in 1938, Hollywood star Frederic Stahl is unwittingly entangled in the region's shifting political currents when he discovers that his latest film is linked to the destinies of...

  • Author:
    Hale, Shannon
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    Charlotte Kinder is eager to escape the numbness she feels after her divorce. Deciding to get away, she visits the Regency-themed Pembrook Park resort in England, where talented actors set the perfect scene. But with everyone playing a...

  • Author:
    Davies Cordova, Sarah, Magona, Sindiwe
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    Traduit pour la première fois en français, Mère à Mère, est l'un des plus grands livres sud-africains. Traduit de l'anglais par Sarah Davies Cordova Résumé Grand roman de l'apartheid où violence et beauté demeurent l'héritage...

  • Author:
    Marlantes, Karl
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    A young marine in Vietnam has big ambitions to command a company, but two other soldiers stand in his way. Then, as he experiences the cost of combat, he begins to see the terrible results of his ambition.

  • Author:
    Johnson, Diane
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    American writer Tim Nolinger pursues his journalism career in Paris while proper Frenchwoman Anne-Marie plans their wedding. When Tim covers the theft of a valuable manuscript, the story leads the couple into the midst of a murder...

  • Author:
    Bond, Larry
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    When, after years of tough negotiations, North Korea's Kim Jong Il suddenly agrees to surrender all of his nuclear weapons, a suspicious U.S. government sends the First Team in to stop a mysterious conspiracy plotting a full-scale...

  • Author:
    Willig, Lauren
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    Saluée comme étant une «comédie joyeuse sans aucun temps mort», ce début éblouissant présente Éloïse Kelly, une étudiante au doctorat à Harvard qui, en quête de réponses à l’un des nombreux mystères de l’histoire, trouve quelque chose d...

  • Author:
    Block, Lawrence
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    There were five of them, each prepared to kill, each with his own reasons for accepting what might well be a suicide mission: find a way into Cuba and kill Castro. This breathtaking thriller, originally published the year before the...

  • Author:
    Sebba, Anne
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    Sebba reveals it took an American beauty just three days to land Lord Randolph Churchill. Eight months after the marriage, Lady Jennie bore their son Winston. Using her charms to advance her husband and son, Jennie discreetly seduces...

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