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How I Came West, and Why I Stayed

By: Baker, Alison

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1993-04-01

Seller ID: 014183


Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Spine head bumped. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of How I Came West, and Why I Stayed by Alison Baker. Short Stories. San Francisco CA: Chronicle Books, 1993. Short stories in this book: 1 How I Came West, and Why I Stayed, 2 Clearwater and Latissimus, 3 The Spread of Peace, 4 The Kidnappee, 5 Field Notes, 6 The Heaven of Animals, 7 Flatus Vocis, 8 My Life in the Frozen North, 9 Missi... View more info

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A Frontier Christmas (Four Christmas Stories)

By: Baker, Madeline; Hatcher, Robin Lee; Hess, Nora; Mason, Conni

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Leisure Books: 1995-12

Seller ID: 005408


Very Good Plus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor cover wear. Mass-market size paperback book copy of Frontier Christmas. Discover the joys of an old-fashioned Christmas. Four Christmas romances: 1. Loving Sarah by Madeline Baker; 2. A Christmas Angel by Robin Lee Hatcher; 3. Thome Homecoming by Norah Hess; 4. The Greatest Gift of All by Connie Mason. New York City: Leisure Books (Dorchester Publishing Co., Inc.), 1999. Printed in U.S.A. 400 pages. 4 x 6.75 inches... View more info

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Children of Strangers: Stories

By: Bukoski, Anthony

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press: 1993-10-01

Seller ID: 004869


Very Good Condition: One erased notation otherwise unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Children of Strangers: Stories by Anthony Bukoski. Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1993. Printed in the United States of America. 187 pages. 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 22 cm. Fiction stories on Polish-American themes previously published separately in this volume: 1 The Temperature in January, 2 The Perimeter of Light, 3 Mrs... View more info

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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Cheer: Stories about the Love, Inspiration, and Joy of Christmas

By: Canfield, Jack; Hansen, Mark Victor; Newmark, Amy [editor]

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing: 2008-10-21

Seller ID: 013399


New paperback book copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Cheer: Stories about the Love, Inspiration, and Joy of Christmas by Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen. Edited by Amy Newmark. Presentation page. 101 stories. Cos Cob CT: Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, 2008. xiv, 380 pages. 5.5 x 8.5 inches, 22 cm. List price 14.95. A collect of the best stories about Christmas and the holiday season. Stories are funny, inspirational, poignant, some are religious. A... View more info

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Hotdish To Die For: A Collection of Culinary Mystery Short Stories Including 18 Hotdish Recipes

By: Dennis, Pat

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Penury Press: 1999-11-22

Seller ID: 005715


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Hotdish To Die For: A Collection of Culinary Mystery Short Stories Including 18 Hotdish Recipes by Pat Dennis. Minneapolis MN: Penury Press, 2000. 111 pages. 22 cm.Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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White Nights and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Dostoyevsky, Fyodor; Garnett, Constance [Translator]

Price: $3.19

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2008-11-24

Seller ID: 007128


New trade paperback size copy of White Nights and Other Stories by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881). Dover Thrift Editions. Translated by Constance Garnett. Contents: An Honest Thief, An Unpleasant Predicament, Another Man's Wife, The Peasant Marey, The Crocodile, Bobok, The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, White Nights, A Christmas Tree and a Wedding, A Faint Heart. Dover (2008) original publication. Dover Publications, Mineola NY. 256 pages, 5-3/16 x 8-1/4, 21 cm. Free shippi... View more info

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A Rose for Emily (Tale Blazers: American Literature)

By: Faulkner, William

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Perfection Learning: 1990-09

Seller ID: 004900


New paperback pamphlet type book titled A Rose for Emily by William Faulkner. Tale Blazers Series: American Literature (Each selection includes a Wraparound Study Guide with activities in comprehension, vocabulary, and writing). RL 8, IL 7 to 12. Publisher summary: An aristocratic Southern woman hides a macabre secret. Themes: lost love, secret passions. Logan IA: Perfection Learning Corp., 1990. 36 pages. 5 x 7.5 inches, 19 cm. List price 3.45. Free shipping on domestic... View more info

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Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex

By: Frank, Anne; Mok, Michel [translator]; Manheim, Ralph [translator]

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1994-11-01

Seller ID: 014212


Very Good Minus Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used mass market size paperback book copy of Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex. Translated by Michel Mok and Ralph Manheim. Translation of Verhaaltjes en gebeurtenissen uit het Acterhuis. New York: Bantam Books (Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group, Inc.), 1994. Printed in the United States of America. Previously published in part as Tales from the House Behind. 150 page... View more info

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Christmas Stars: Fantastic Tales of Yuletide Wonder

By: Hartwell, David G. [editor]

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Tor Books: 2004-11-05

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003411


Very Good Condition: New paperback book copy of Christmas Stars showing minor storage wear. David G. Hartwell, editor. New York: Tor Books, 2004. A Tom Doherty Associates book. 320 pages, 21 cm. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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The Great Stone Face (Instructor Literature Series, No. 20)

By: Hawthorne, Nathaniel

Price: $4.95

Publisher: F. A. Owen Pub. Co./Hall & McCreary: 1918-01-01

Seller ID: 009752


Used vintage pamphlet/book in Good Condition. The Great Stone Face by Nathaniel Hawthorne. Instructor Literature Series No. 20. Published jointly by F.A. Owen Publishing Co., Dansville NY and Hall and McCreary, Chicago IL. The date in this copy is August 1913. Instructor Literature Series Supplementary Readers and Five Cent Classics: A series of little books containing material needed for Supplementary Reading and Study. Classified and Graded. Large type for lower grade... View more info

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The Paper Hanger's Pants and Other Dort Stories

By: Heckt, Dorothy; Heckt, Mary

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Dorothby Heckt: 2000

Seller ID: 005791


Very Good Condition: Signed by author inside front cover otherwise unmarked, tight binding, very minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Some pages have finger wear at the bottom open corner. Description: It recounts short stories (a paragraph or two) about life as lived by the author's family in (I am assuming) Golden Valley, MN, a suburb of Minneapolis, MN, since some of the stories have Golden Valle" in the title. Some of the stories have a Christian influence. ... View more info

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The Ransom of Red Chief (Tale Blazers)

By: Henry, O.

Price: $3.55

Publisher: Perfection Learning: 1979-09

Seller ID: 008318


New paperback book copy titled The Ransom of Red Chief. Tale Blazers series. From the publisher: Bandits kidnap a young boy and get more than they can handle. Theme: unexpected results of crime. Accelerated Reader AR 6.4. Guided Reading Level Y/Z. Logan IA: Perfection Learning. 38 pages, 5 x 7-3/8 inches, 19 cm. List Price 3.55. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Henry, O.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1992-02-05

Seller ID: 013351


New paperback book copy of The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories by O. Henry. Dover Thrift Edition. Dover original selection (1992) of stories republished from standard texts. Note. 96 pages. 5-3/16 x 8-1/4 inches, 21 cm. Current list price 2.00. Stories in this book: From The Four Million (1906): The Gift of the Magi, The Cop and the Anthem, Springtime a la Carte, The Green Door, After Twenty Years, The Furnished Room; From The Heart of the West (1907): The Pimie... View more info

Heart Of The West

By: Henry, O. [pseud. William Henry Porter]

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Doubleday Page: 1904

Seller ID: 005480


This is the 1919 printing of the 1904 edition. This copy is NOT a first printing. Used hardcover copy in acceptable condition. Pages are unmarked. Front and back hinges cracked and binding is loose, front free endpaper missing, half-title page present but loose from book. Frontispiece page through end of book intact. Paper shows light to moderate age-toning. Green cloth boards have soil and wear. Gilt-stamped lettering on spine dark but readable. No dustjacket. Further c... View more info

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Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Presents 5 Classic Stories

By: Jordan, Cathleen [editor]

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Davis Publications, Inc.: 1986

Seller ID: 013502


Good Plus Condition: Unmarked. Age toned paper. Few pages show light crease. Moderate visible cover wear. Minor outer soil. Tight binding. Vintage paperback book copy of Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Presents 5 Classic Stories. This edition appears to be a subscription renewal premium. From the Introduction (Cathleen Jordan, Editor): Thank you on behalf of the entire editorial staff for your recent renewal. New York: Davis Publications, Inc., 1986. 60 pages. 5-1/4 ... View more info

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Invisible Links

By: Lagerlof, Selma; Flach, Pauline Bancroft [translator]; Anderson, Greta [editor]

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Penfield Press: 1995-04

Seller ID: 005868


Very Good Plus Condition: Unmarked. Clean. Tight binding. Very minor cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy of Invisible Links: Stories by Selma Lagerlof. Translated by Pauline Bancroft Flach. Edited by Greta Anderson. Iowa City IA: Penfield Press, 1995. Selma Lagerlof (1858-1940) was one of Sweden's best loved storytellers. In 1909 she was the first woman and first Swede to win the Nobel Prize for literature, and the first woman to be inducted into the Swed... View more info

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The Gray Wolf, and Other Stories

By: MacDonald, George [author]; Yoe, Craig [illustrator]

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 004294


Very Good Plus Condition: New copy with very minor visible storage wear and outer soil. Paperback book copy of The Gray Wolf and Other Stories by George MacDonald (1824-1905). Illustrations by Craig Yoe (1980). Stories in this edition: The Gray Wolf, The Cruel Painter, The Broken Swords, The Wow O'Rivven, Uncle Cornelius His Story, The Butcher's Bill, Birth Dreaming Death. From the back cover: In this volume editor Glenn Sadler has compiled some of MacDonald's finest sho... View more info

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Great American Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Negri, Paul [editor]

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2002-07-23

Seller ID: 008951


New paperback copy of Great American Short Stories. Edited by Paul Negri. Dover Thrift Editions. 256 ages, 8-1/4 x 5-3/16 inches, 21 cm. Current list price 4.50. From the publisher: Featuring 19 of the finest works from the most distinguished writers in the American short story tradition, this new compilation begins with Young Goodman Brown by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1835) and ranges across an entire century, concluding with the 1927 classic, The Killers. by Ernest Hemingw... View more info

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The Gold Bug (Instructor Literature Series 151)

By: Poe, Edgar Allan

Price: $1.50

Publisher: F. A. Owen Pub. Co. (Dansville NY) and Hall & McCreary (Chicago IL),: 1913

Seller ID: 009142


Used pamphlet size edition of The Gold Bug by Edgar Allan Poe, from the Instructor Literature Series, number 151, in Good condition. Moderate outer soil, Light to moderate wear overall. Intact, owner name written with pencil on first pages unmarked text pages. This edition contains the text of The Gold Bug (only). F. A. Owen PUb. Co. (Dansville NY) and Hall & McCreary (Chicago IL), 1913. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info

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Rocking Chair Tales: Stories of Heart & Home

By: Smith, John William

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Howard Pub Co: 2005-01-01

Seller ID: 006763


Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Black marker line shows on outer page edges. Minor storage wear. Hardcover book copy of Rocking Chair Tales: Stories of Heart and Home by John William Smith. West Monroe LA: Howard Publishing, Inc., 2005. 210 pages, 5.75 x 8.5 inches, 23 cm. From the book cover: If you like good stories, you will like this book. So sit back, relax, and let one of the best storytellers in America take you back in time. Stories of times gone b... View more info

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The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)

By: Twain, Mark

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Dover Publications: 1992-02-21

Seller ID: 011861


New paperback book copy of the Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories. Mark Twain, author. Dover Thrift Edition. Also in this edition: The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, The 1,000,000 Pound Bank Note, and The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg. Mineola NY: Dover Publications, Inc. 128 pages. 5-3/16 x 8-1/4 inches, 21 cm. List price 2.50. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! View more info