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A Change in Altitude: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: September 2011

Seller ID: 73195

ISBN: 0316186643

Condition: Used - Good


Margaret and Patrick have been married just a few months when they set off on what they hope will be a great adventure-a year living in Kenya. Margaret quickly realizes there is a great deal she doesn't know about the complex mores of her new home, and about her own husband. A British couple invites the newlyweds to join on a climbing expedition to Mount Kenya, and they eagerly agree. But during their harrowing ascent, a horrific accident occurs. In the aftermath of the tragedy, Margaret struggles to understand what happened on the mountain and how these events have transformed her and her... View more info

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Testimony: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: September 2010

Seller ID: 35319

ISBN: 0316080519

Condition: Used - Good


A sex scandal at a New England boarding school unleashes a storm of shame and recrimination throughout the small community. A chorus of voices--those of the men, women, and teenagers involved--details the events of that night and their aftermath. Writing with a pace and intensity surpassing even her own greatest work, Anita Shreve brings us a gripping emotional drama with the impact of a thriller. No one more compellingly""explores the impulses that drive ordinary people into intolerable dilemmas, or the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment. View more info

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A Wedding in December

By: Anita Shreve

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Publisher: Back Bay Books: May 2006

Seller ID: 126223

ISBN: 0316154512

Condition: Used - Good


At an inn in the Berkshire Mountains, seven former schoolmates gather to celebrate a wedding--a reunion that becomes the occasion of astonishing revelations as the friends collectively recall a long-ago night that indelibly marked each of their lives. Written with the fluent narrative artistry that distinguishes all of Anita Shreve's bestselling novels, A Wedding in December acutely probes the mysteries of the human heart and the endless allure of paths not taken. View more info

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Body Surfing: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: July 2009

Seller ID: 65895

ISBN: 0316036285

Condition: Used - Good


At the age of 29, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed. Trying to regain her footing, she has answered an ad to tutor the teenage daughter of a well-to-do couple as they spend a sultry summer in their oceanfront New Hampshire cottage. But when the Edwards's two grown sons, Ben and Jeff, arrive at the beach house, Sydney finds herself caught up in a destructive web of old tensions and bitter divisions. As the brothers vie for her affections, the fragile existence Sydney has rebuilt is threatened. With the subtle wit, lyrical language, and brilliant insight into the human heart... View more info

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Testimony: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: May 2009

Seller ID: 119575

ISBN: 0316067342

Condition: Used - Good


At a New England boarding school, a sex scandal is about to break. Even more shocking than the sexual acts themselves is the fact that they were caught on videotape. A Pandora's box of revelations, the tape triggers a chorus of voices--those of the men, women, teenagers, and parents involved in the scandal--that details the ways in which lives can be derailed or destroyed in one foolish moment. Writing with a pace and intensity surpassing even her own greatest work, Anita Shreve delivers in TESTIMONY a gripping emotional drama with the impact of a thriller. No one more compellingly""explor... View more info

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Sea Glass

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: December 2004

Seller ID: 17777

ISBN: 0316001449

Condition: Used - Good


With all the narrative power and emotional immediacy that have made her novels acclaimed international bestsellers, Anita Shreve unfolds a richly engaging tale of marriage, money, and troubled times-the story of a pair of young newlyweds who, setting out to build a life together in a derelict beach house on the Atlantic coast, soon discover how threatening the world outside their front door can be. View more info

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Light on Snow

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: December 2006

Seller ID: 17788

ISBN: 0316014281

Condition: Used - Good


What makes a family? That's what twelve-year-old Nicky Dillon wonders after she and her widowed father discover a wailing abandoned baby in the snow-filled woods near their New Hampshire home. Through the days that follow, the Dillons and an unexpected visitor who soon turns up at their door-a young woman evidently haunted by her own terrible choices-face a thicket of decisions, each seeming to carry equal possibilities of heartbreak and redemption. Writing with all the emotional resonance that has drawn millions of readers around the world to her fiction, Anita Shreve unfolds in Light on Snow... View more info

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Fortune's Rocks: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: November 2002

Seller ID: 17814

ISBN: 0316734837

Condition: Used - Good


Everywhere hailed for its emotional intensity and unflagging narrative momentum, this magnificent novel transports us to the turn of the twentieth century, to the world of a prominent Boston family summering on the New Hampshire coast, and to the social orbit of a spirited young woman who falls into a passionate, illicit affair with an older man, with cataclysmic results. View more info

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Light on Snow

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: December 2006

Seller ID: 79697

ISBN: 0316014281

Condition: Used - Good


What makes a family? That's what twelve-year-old Nicky Dillon wonders after she and her widowed father discover a wailing abandoned baby in the snow-filled woods near their New Hampshire home. Through the days that follow, the Dillons and an unexpected visitor who soon turns up at their door-a young woman evidently haunted by her own terrible choices-face a thicket of decisions, each seeming to carry equal possibilities of heartbreak and redemption. Writing with all the emotional resonance that has drawn millions of readers around the world to her fiction, Anita Shreve unfolds in Light on Snow... View more info

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Resistance

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: April 2006

Seller ID: 79698

ISBN: 0316166588

Condition: Used - Good


This tale of impossible love--told with the same narrative grace and keen eye for human emotion that have distinguished all of Anita Shreve's cherished bestsellers--leads us into a harrowing world where forbidden passions have catastrophic consequences. In a Nazi-occupied Belgian village, Claire Daussois, the wife of a resistance worker, shelters a wounded American bomber pilot in a secret attic hideaway. As she nurses him back to health, Claire is drawn into an affair that seems strong enough to conquer all--until the brutal realities of war intrude, shattering every idea she ever had abo... View more info

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Sea Glass: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: April 2002

Seller ID: 50086

ISBN: 0316780812

Condition: Used - Good


Culture in Context is a three-in-one (reader/rhetoric/handbook) that teaches essay writing through meaningful connections to popular culture and college life. Chapters in the rhetoric portion cover the writing process ("Ready, Write, Revise"), writing strategies (narrative, process, description, persuasion, exemplification/illustration, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect), essay tests, and business writing. A professional reading opens each chapter, after which readers are guided through the writing process and writing strategies via exercises and worksheets focusing on brainstorming, devel... View more info

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The Weight of Water

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 1998

Seller ID: 104743

ISBN: 0316780375

Condition: Used - Good


"I wonder this: If you take a woman and push her to the edge, how will she behave?" The question is posed by Jean, a photographer, who arrives on Smuttynose Island, off the coast of New Hampshire, to research a century-old crime. As she immerses herself in the details of the case--an outburst of passion that resulted in the deaths of two women--Jean herself enters precarious emotional territory. The suspicion that her husband is having an affair burgeons into jealousy and distrust, and ultimately propels Jean to the verge of actions she had not known herself capable of--actions with horrific c... View more info

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All He Ever Wanted: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2004

Seller ID: 123479

ISBN: 0316735736

Condition: Used - Good


"A marriage is always two intersecting stories." This realization comes perhaps too late to the husband of Etna Bliss-a man whose obsession with his young wife begins at the moment of their first meeting, as he helps Etna and her companions escape from a fire in a hotel restaurant, and culminates in a marriage doomed by secrets and betrayal. Written with the intelligence and grace that are the hallmarks of Anita Shreve's bestselling novels, this gripping tale of desire, jealousy, and loss is peopled by unforgettable characters as real as the emotions that bring them together. View more info

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Sea Glass: A Novel

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: January 2003

Seller ID: 122291

ISBN: 0316089699

Condition: Used - Good


With all the narrative power and emotional immediacy that have made her novels acclaimed international bestsellers, Anita Shreve unfolds a richly engaging tale of marriage, money, and troubled times-the story of a pair of young newlyweds who, setting out to build a life together in a derelict beach house on the Atlantic coast, soon discover how threatening the world outside their front door can be. View more info