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The Pilot's Wife (Oprah's Picks)

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $9.48

Publisher: Back Bay: 2008

Seller ID: 0009446

ISBN: 0316601950

Condition: Fair


A pilot's wife is taught to be prepared for the late-night knock at the door. But when Kathryn Lyons receives word that a plan flown by her husband, Jack, has exploded near the coast of Ireland, she confronts the unfathomable-one startling revelation at a time. Soon drawn into a maelstrom of publicity fueled by rumors that Jack led a secret life, Kathryn sets out to learn who her husband really was, whatever that knowledge might cost. Her search propels this taut, impass... View more info

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Fortune's Rocks

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Little Brown: 1999

Seller ID: 0012897

ISBN: 0316781010

Condition: Good


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A Wedding in December

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Little Brown: 2004

Seller ID: 0031779

ISBN: 0316738999

Condition: Very good


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A Wedding in December

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2006

Seller ID: 0043920

ISBN: 0316154512

Condition: Fair


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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Light On Snow

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Back Bay: 2004

Seller ID: 0047378

ISBN: 0316010677

Condition: 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 ... View more info

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Body Surfing

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.63

Publisher: Little Brown: 2007

Seller ID: 0054213

ISBN: 0316067334

Condition: Good


"Always readable-sometimes compulsively so-Shreve's novels are typically emotionally resonant, nicely paced, and populated by memorable characters." -People At the age of 29, Sydney has already been once divorced and once widowed. Trying to regain her footing, she has signed on 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 Edwardses' two grown sons arrive at the beach ho... View more info

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Where or When

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Harcourt: 1993

Seller ID: 0060090

ISBN: 0156006529

Condition: Very good


Leafing through his newspaper's literary supplement one day, Charles Callahan, a middle-aged insurance broker, spots a photograph of his first love, Sian Richards. Married, faithfully if not happily, with three daughters and a struggling business, Charles writes to Sian, a published poet, also married and mother of two children. Sian writes back, and as their correspondence develops into intimacy, three decades after their childhood affair, they agree to meet again. Swep... View more info

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Body Surfing

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Little Brown And Co.: 2007

Seller ID: 0074379

ISBN: 0316059854

Condition: Very good


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Strange Fits Of Passion

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Harcourt: 1991

Seller ID: 0101892

ISBN: 015600710X

Condition: Good


The reader is left to uncover the truth in this labryinth of a tale, a riveting story told within the framework of one reporter's notes and a woman's letters from prison. Everyone believes that Maureen and Harrold English, two successful New York City journalists, have a happy, stable marriage. It's the early '70s and no one discusses or even suspects domestic abuse. But after Maureen suffers another brutal beating, she flees New York with her infant daughter and seeks r... View more info

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The Last Time They Met

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Little Brown: 2002

Seller ID: 0048357

ISBN: 0316781266

Condition: Good


From the last time Linda and Thomas meet, at a charmless hotel in a distant city, to the moment, thirty-five years earlier, when a chance encounter on a rocky beach binds them fatefully together, this hypnotically compelling novel unfolds a tale of intense passion, drama, and suspense. The Last Time They Met is a singularly ambitious and accomplished work by one of today's most widely celebrated novelists. View more info

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Rescue

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $8.25

Publisher: Little Brown and Company: 2010

Seller ID: 0097746

ISBN: 0316020737

Condition: Very good


Peter Webster is a rookie paramedic when he pulls a young woman out of a car wreck that should have killed her. Sheila Arsenault haunts his thoughts, and despite his misgivings Peter is soon embroiled in an intense love affair--and in Sheila's troubled world."" Eighteen years later, Sheila is long gone and Peter is raising their daughter, Rowan, alone. But Rowan is veering dangerously off course, and for the first time in their quiet life together Peter fears for her... View more info

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The Weight Of Water

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Little Brown: 2001

Seller ID: 0020432

ISBN: 0316782505

Condition: 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 an... View more info

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Sea Glass

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2003

Seller ID: 0047602

ISBN: 0316089699

Condition: 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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All He Ever Wanted

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2003

Seller ID: 0092423

ISBN: 0316735736

Condition: 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, ... View more info

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Sea Glass

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Little Brown And Company: 2002

Seller ID: 0093967

ISBN: 0316780812

Condition: Very good


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Light on Snow

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Little Brown and Company: 2004

Seller ID: 0046152

ISBN: 0316781487

Condition: Good


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The Weight of Water

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 1997

Seller ID: 0030878

ISBN: 0316780375

Condition: 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 an... View more info