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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)
£15.34

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

The Circuit
HMH Books (1999)
£16.19

"'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)
£7.79

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

Looking Backward 2000-1887
OUP Oxford (2009)
£7.19

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

Girly Man
University of Chicago Press (2008)
£12.60

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

Mad River
University of Pittsburgh Press (1996)
£16.20

"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)
£6.59

“‘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)
£5.99

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)
£19.85

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

Walden: And On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

Walden

And On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

The Floating Press (2008)
£4.10

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