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Hunting's Best Short Stories (Sporting's Best Short Stories series)

By: Staudohar, Paul D.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Chicago Review Press: July 2000

Seller ID: 92370

ISBN: 1556524021

Condition: Used - Good


In this powerful collection, classics including Guy de Maupassant's "Love" and Ernest Hemingway's "The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber" join contemporary offerings such as Wallace Stegner's "The Blue-Winged Teal," "On the Antler" by E. Annie Proulx, and David Quammen's "Walking Out." From duck, goose, and grouse hunting to stiffer contests for deer, elk, moose, bear, and big African game--in one case, even a manhunt--all kinds of hunting and all possible outcomes, from the comic to the heartwarming, disastrous, or bizarre, are explored. Against the backdrop of ocean, frozen swamp, forest,... View more info

Victorian Ghost Stories: An Oxford Anthology

By: Cox, Michael

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: October 1991

Seller ID: 107553

ISBN: 019214202X

Condition: Used - Good


"'I think it must have been two o'clock at least when I thought I heard a sound in that--that odious dark recess at the far end of the bedroom.... Without at first a suspicion of anything supernatural, on a sudden I saw an old man, rather stout and square, in a sort of roan-red dressing-gown, and with a black cap on his head, moving stiffly and slowly in a diagonal direction, from the recess, across the floor of the bedroom, passing my bed at the foot, and entering the lumber-closet at the left. He had something under his arm; his head hung a little at one side; and, merciful God when I saw h... View more info

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Survival Lessons

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books: October 2013

Seller ID: 126023

ISBN: 1616203145

Condition: Used - Good


One of America's most beloved writers shares her suggestions for finding beauty in the world even during the toughest times. Survival Lessons provides a road map of how to reclaim your life from this day forward, with ways to reenvision everything from relationships with friends and family to the way you see yourself. As Alice Hoffman says, In many ways I wrote "Survival Lessons" to remind myself of the beauty of life, something that s all too easy to overlook during the crisis of illness or loss. I forgot that our lives are made up of equal parts of sorrow and joy, and that it is impossibl... View more info

Aphorisms of Dr. Charles Horace Mayo, 1865-1939, and Dr. William James Mayo, 1861-1939

By: Charles Horace & William James Mayo; Fredrick A. Willius (ed.) Mayo

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Mayo Foundation: January 1997

Seller ID: 114294

ISBN: B001KT2Y2W

Condition: Used - Good


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Joyful living in the fourth dimension

By: Charles Livingstone Allen

Price: $2.00

Publisher: F.H. Revell: January 1983

Seller ID: 44427

ISBN: 0800713516

Condition: Used - Good


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Love Matters: Remarkable Love Stories That Touch the Heart and Nourish the Soul

By: Delilah

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Harlequin: October 2008

Seller ID: 61987

ISBN: 0373892004

Condition: Used - Good


Delilah opens her heart to explain why love is, truly, what matters most...Delilah dominates nighttime radio with her mesmerizing voice and unique offering of popular music, superb storytelling and sympathetic listening. The self-proclaimed "Queen of Sappy Love Songs" describes her show as "a safety zone where listeners take off their armor, slip into a comfortable cardigan, sit around the electronic hearth and share their secrets." And every night across North America more than eight million people tune in to hear Delilah play great love songs, and also share great love stories from her de... View more info

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Going Places: How America's Best and Brightest Got Started Down the Road of Life

By: E.D. Hill

Price: $2.00

Publisher: William Morrow: November 2005

Seller ID: 75646

ISBN: 0060828048

Condition: Used - Good


What one piece of advice has madeall the difference in your life?That was the question longtime journalist and Fox & Friends cohost E.D. Hill asked of scores of the most famous and successful figures in America--from President George W. Bush to supermodel Carol Alt. The result is Going Places, a collection of moving and instructive profiles that reveal exactly what inspires and drives our nation's best and brightest to survive and thrive.In the pages of Going Places, you'll discover how Donald Trump approaches the competition, what makes NFL star Tiki Barber a smart player on and off ... View more info

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Singing for Your Supper: Entertaining Ways to Be a Perfect Guest

By: Edith Hazard

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Algonquin Books: January 1996

Seller ID: 34148

ISBN: 1565120906

Condition: Used - Good


In this witty and practical successor to RISING TO THE OCCASION, Edith Hazard offers the answer to awkward gatherings--twenty-six games, gimmicks, performance pieces, and projects, that you can bring to dinner parties, cocktails, family outings, and weekends in the country or at the beach. SINGING FOR YOUR SUPPER is illustrated with drawings and diagrams, but it's more than just how-to instructions. This is a philosophy--a way of looking at your role and responsibility when you're invited out. A perfect guest, Hazard suggests, knows when and how to help the host keep things moving. It means gi... View more info

Laughter, The Best Medicine

By: Editors of Reader's Digest

Price: $1.38

Publisher: Berkley: January 1985

Seller ID: 119304

ISBN: 0425072886

Condition: Used - Good


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Masters of Suspense

By: Ellery Queen

Price: $2.00

Publisher: BBS Publishing Corporation: May 1992

Seller ID: 105932

ISBN: 0883657872

Condition: Used - Good


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Leaving Home: A Collection of Lake Wobegon Stories

By: Garrison Keillor

Price: $1.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: October 1987

Seller ID: 81032

ISBN: 067081976X

Condition: Used - Good


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We Are Still Married: Stories & Letters

By: Garrison Keillor

Price: $2.00

Publisher: The Viking Press: March 1989

Seller ID: 118778

ISBN: 0670826472

Condition: Used - Good


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Sister Is Forever : A Blue Mountain Arts Collection for One of the Most Beautiful People Youll Ever Know

By: GARY MORRIS, BLUE MOUNTAIN ARTS (COR)

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Blue Mountain Arts: September 2002

Seller ID: 25679

ISBN: 0883966425

Condition: Used - Good


Each title in this extraordinary series proves that when words come directly from the heart, they resonate in the soul forever. Wonderful as gifts or keepsakes, these books feature heartfelt messages and exquisite illustrations that are sure to bring readers everlasting warmth and encouragement. With the introduction of two outstanding new titles, The Forever Series continues to create a lasting impression with people everywhere. This collection is full of timeless wishes for a sister's happiness, heartfelt hopes for her future, and gratitude for all the beautiful memories she has helped creat... View more info

Goals: The 10 Rules for Achieving Success

By: Gary Ryan Blair

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Primaforce: January 1711

Seller ID: 115917

ISBN: 1608100502

Condition: Used - Good


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The Customer's Always Wrong

By: Geoff Tibballs

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd: October 2013

Seller ID: 81239

ISBN: 1782431527

Condition: Used - Good


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How to Be a Brit: A Mikes Minibus

By: George Mikes

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd: October 1984

Seller ID: 104810

ISBN: 0233977244

Condition: Used - Good


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Things to Do Now That You're Retired

By: Jane Garton

Price: $4.98

Publisher: Spruce: May 2008

Seller ID: 124238

ISBN: 1846012430

Condition: Used - Good


This book provides a wide range of upbeat and fun suggestions on how to luxuriate in your new-found time. "Things to Do Now That You're...Retired" will teach you how to make the most of retirement by pursuing activities you enjoy. View more info

Grace, Gratitude & Generosity

By: Jane McBride, Beaumont Enterprise

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Pediment Publishing: January 2009

Seller ID: 56409

ISBN: 1597252395

Condition: Used - Good


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Skywriting: A Life Out of the Blue

By: Jane Pauley

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Random House: August 2004

Seller ID: 104084

ISBN: 140006192X

Condition: Used - Good


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Remarkable Changes: Turning Life's Challenges into Opportunities

By: Jane Seymour

Price: $2.00

Publisher: HarperEntertainment: May 2003

Seller ID: 33427

ISBN: 0060087471

Condition: Used - Good


In this inspiring memoir, internationally beloved actress Jane Seymour shows how she has learned to embrace and learn from the many changes in her life. Now 50, Jane Seymour - the eternally beautiful star of Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman and countless other television shows and films - is a living testament to the rewards of embracing midlife and its challenges eagerly and gracefully. In Remarkable Changes, she leads the reader through the challenges of those years - from the physical changes that come with the territory to the emotional transformations that accompany this passage of life. View more info

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Here, There & Everywhere Collected Writings of Jay Nordlinger

By: Jay Nordlinger

Price: $2.00

Publisher: National Review Books: January 2007

Seller ID: 38700

ISBN: 0975899821

Condition: Used - Good


As the author says in his preface, "Here, There, & Everywhere" is a "grab bag of a book," containing almost 100 pieces on a multiplicity of subjects. Paul Johnson calls Jay Nordingler "one of the most versatile and pungent writers in America. And Mark Steyn says that this collection is "a virtuoso display."In these pages, Nordlinger visits unusual towns, universities-even music camps. He delves into politics, then profiles a number of personalities: George W. Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Naguib Mahfouz, Al Sharpton, Donald Rumsfeld, Rosie O'Donnell, Rodney Dangerfield.... He sends dispatches ... View more info

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Quiet Corners of Paris: Cloisters, Courtyards, Gardens, Museums, Galleries, Passages, Shops, Historic Houses, Architectural Ruins, Churches, Arboretums, Islands, Hilltops . . .

By: Jean-Christophe Napias

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Little Bookroom: October 2007

Seller ID: 120722

ISBN: 1892145502

Condition: Used - Good


More than eighty of the loveliest, most tranquil, and sometimes hidden places in Paris are celebrated in this charming guidebook "Quiet Corners of Paris" is a beautifully illustrated peek into eighty-one often overlooked, always beautiful, locales: hidden villas, winding lanes, little-known 19th-century passages, serene gardens, and cobblestone courtyards. Some of the places have breathtaking views, others are filled with historic and architectural details, from stone archways, garden follies, boxwood mazes, ornamental statuary, stained glass, and Renaissance fountains. Follow a stone path... View more info

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Vacationland: True Stories from Painful Beaches

By: John Hodgman

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Viking: October 2017

Seller ID: 105844

ISBN: 0735224803

Condition: Used - Good


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Remarkable Occurrences

By: John Train

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter: December 1978

Seller ID: 120721

ISBN: 051753505x

Condition: Used - Good


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The Rich Are Different: A Priceless Treasury of Quotations and Anecdotes About the Affluent, the Posh, a nd the Just Plain Loaded

By: Jon Winokur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pantheon: October 1996

Seller ID: 124667

ISBN: 067944386X

Condition: Used - Good


"The very rich are different from you and me," said F. Scott Fitzgerald. How different? Well, Ivana Trump so abhors footprints on the carpet that she has the rooms in her home freshly vacuumed before she enters them. Christina Onassis used to have Diet Coke flown to her by private jet. And the elite members of San Francisco's Union Pacific Club needn't worry about handling dirty money, since every coin the enters the institution is scoured by the kitchen staff. These are just a few of the hilariously outrageous facts and anecdotes that Jon Winokur has assembled in this eye-popping field gu... View more info

After Dinner Speeches (Work Matters Series)

By: Martin Nicholls

Price: $2.48

Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc: December 1899

Seller ID: 115916

ISBN: 0706368169

Condition: Used - Good


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The Five People You Meet In Heaven

By: Mitch Albom

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Hyperion: September 2003

Seller ID: 95709

ISBN: 0786868716

Condition: Used - Good


Eddie is a wounded war veteran, an old man who has lived, in his mind, an uninspired life. His job is fixing rides at a seaside amusement park. On his 83rd birthday, a tragic accident kills him, as he tries to save a little girl from a falling cart. He awakes in the afterlife, where he learns that heaven is not a destination. It's a place where your life is explained to you by five people, some of whom you knew, others who may have been strangers. One by one, from childhood to soldier to old age, Eddie's five people revisit their connections to him on earth, illuminating the mysteries of his "... View more info

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For One More Day

By: Mitch Albom

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Hyperion: September 2006

Seller ID: 95710

ISBN: 1401303277

Condition: Used - Good


This is the story of Charley, a child of divorce who is always forced to choose between his mother and his father. He grows into a man and starts a family of his own. But one fateful weekend, he leaves his mother to secretly be with his father--and she dies while he is gone. This haunts him for years. It unravels his own young family. It leads him to depression and drunkenness. One night, he decides to take his life. But somewhere between this world and the next, he encounters his mother again, in their hometown, and gets to spend one last day with her--the day he missed and always wished he'd... View more info

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Tuesdays with Morrie: An Old Man, A Young Man and Life's Greatest Lesson

By: Mitch Albom

Price: $11.98

Publisher: Doubleday: September 1997

Seller ID: 124593

ISBN: 0385484518

Condition: Used - Good


Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way through it. For Mitch Albom, that person was Morrie Schwartz, his college professor from nearly twenty years ago. Maybe, like Mitch, you lost track of this mentor as you made your way, and the insights faded, and the world seemed colder. Wouldn't you like to see that person again, ask the bigger questions that still haunt you, receive wisdom for ... View more info

Nothin' but Good Times Ahead

By: Molly Ivins

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Random House: September 1993

Seller ID: 102436

ISBN: 0679419152

Condition: Used - Good


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