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Creative Intuition in Art and Poetry (USED)

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First Impressions of Greece (USED)

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Focus on Viewpoints (Focus on Literature Ser. Grade 9) (USED)

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Girls (USED)

Girls (USED)

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How do American girls see themselves and their lives today? What are their dreams? Jenny, Laura, and Martha McPhee take readers into the world of girls today, in this beautiful book of original photographs and life stories culled from the sisters' interviews with girls across America.
Great American Short Stories from Hawthorne to Hemingway (USED)

Great American Short Stories from Hawthorne to Hemingway (USED)

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&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RGreat American Short Stories: From Hawthorne to Hemingway &&L/I&&Ris part of the &&LI&&R&&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R:

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  • New introductions commissioned from todays top writers and scholars
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  • All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each readers understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/I&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LP style=in 0in 0pt&&R &&L/P&&R&&LP style=in 0in 0pt&&RUniquely capable of capturing a moment in time, the short story occupies a cherished place in the history of American literature. During the last 200 years, some of this nation's greatest writers have produced outstanding examples of this art form, many of which are included in this collection.&&LBR&&R&&LBR&&RBeginning with well-known stories by Hawthorne, Melville, and Poe, this diverse and colorful collection includes tales by Mark Twain, Ambrose Bierce, Sherwood Anderson, Henry James, Edith Wharton, Willa Cather, Stephen Crane, and Mary Wilkins Freeman. From Sarah Orne Jewett's portraits of rural Maine to F. Scott Fitzgerald's brilliant tales from the Jazz Age, these stories span the breadth of the American experience. In addition to acknowledged masters of the short story form, such as O. Henry, Jack London, and Ernest Hemingway, this volume features stories by Charles W. Chesnutt, the first important African-American novelist, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman, a leading theorist of the early women's movement.&&LBR&&R&&L/P&&R&&LP style=in 0in 0pt&&R&&LSTRONG&&RCorinne Demas&&L/B&&R &&L/B&&Ris Professor of English at Mount Holyoke College and a fiction editor of the &&LI&&RMassachusetts Review&&L/I&&R. She has a Ph.D. in English and Comparative Literature from Columbia University. She is the author of two collections of short stories, two novels, a memoir, and numerous books for children. &&L/P&&R&&L/DIV&&R

    Jack Kerouac and the Whiz Kids: Diverse Essays for Diverse Readers

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    Jack Kerouac and the Whiz Kids: Diverse Essays for Diverse Readers

    Jack Kerouac and the Whiz Kids: Diverse Essays for Diverse Readers

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    From Jack Kerouac and the Whiz Kids

    Then Falcon tells Dulouz he shouldn't "'trust anybody else in this joint, I'm Vincent Malatesta and I may be an assassin on pay but I'm honest, my father was an honest cabinetmaker.'" If you have any problems, Falcon continues, "'come to me and tell me anything's on your mind anytime. And don't be afraid of me because of my black patch and my reputation.'"

    Jack's Glee

    Put simply, Kilmer was able to inhabit Morrison. Think back to what he writes early in his memoir about the many characters he portrayed in his movies: "I was and was not the character I played. The character went through me, and therefore was me, even as I went through the character and became him. Pieces of me and pieces of him merged."

    More Than Pretending


    Jubilee: One Hundred Years of the Atlantic (USED)

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    Letters to Taranta-babu

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    Poetry. Translated from the Turkish by Randy Blasing and Mutlu Konuk. This is the first complete English translation of Hikmet's 1935 book that denounced the imminent Italian invasion of Ethiopia. It is this book that let the Turkish military to begin persecuting Hikmet for his anti-Fascist views. Three years later, the military would sentence him to 28 years in prison for his politics.
    Looking for Al

    Looking for Al

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    Separately, the actors return for their bows. Heflin is last, his eyes still ablaze with acting.Take a Bow, Mr. HelfinImagine how great it would be if your kids had Ursula Le Guin for their teacher!Kids Write the Best Things"I hope every part I play is as-you've-never-seen-me from the last part I played." Looking for Al. . . you'll begin questioning what you saw and realize Hitchcock is having fun with his audience. After all, it's his movie.The Key to the Whole ShebangWhat's left unsaid, except in their eyes, is that it's their destiny to have a deadly confrontation.They're Almost Each Other. . . Kerouac's writing becomes visionary.Jack's Hoboing