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The Go-Getter: A Story That Tells You How To Be One

The Go-Getter (2nd ed.)

A Story That Tells You How To Be One

Henry Holt and Co. (2003)

A disabled World War I veteran returns to the civilian workforce and overcomes seemingly...

The Circuit
HMH Books (1999)

"'La frontera'...I heard it for the first time back in the late 1940s when Papa and Mama told me and...

Okay for Now
HMH Books (2011)

In this stunning novel, Newbery Honor winner Gary D. Schmidt expertly weaves multiple themes of loss...

Looking Backward 2000-1887
OUP Oxford (2009)

Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward (1888) is a thunderous indictment of industrial capitalism and a...

Girly Man
University of Chicago Press (2008)

After 9/11, postmodernism and irony were declared dead. Charles Bernstein here proves them alive and...

Mad River
University of Pittsburgh Press (1996)

"In every poem, she keeps her fury contained, but omnipresent, so that it resembles a cornered dog's...

Cajas de cartón: The Circuit Spanish Edition

Cajas de cartón

The Circuit Spanish Edition

HMH Books (2002)

“‘La frontera’ . . . la escuché por primera vez a fines de los años 40, cuando Papá y Mamá nos...

Year of Impossible Goodbyes
HMH Books (1991)

This autobiographical story tells of ten-year-old Sookan and her family's suffering and humiliation...

Sleeping with the Dictionary
University of California Press (2002)

Harryette Mullen's fifth poetry collection, Sleeping with the Dictionary, is the abecedarian...

Walden: And On the Duty of Civil Disobedience


And On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

The Floating Press (2008)

One of the most famous non-fiction American books, Walden by Henry David Thoreau is the history of...