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Vinegar Hill [Oprah's Picks]

By: A Manette Ansay

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Avon: 1998

Seller ID: 0030224

ISBN: 0380730138

Condition: Very good

In a stark, troubling, yet ultimately triumphant celebration of self-determination, award-winning author A. Manette Ansay re-creates a stifling world of guilty and pain, and the tormented souls who inhabit it. It is 1972 when circumstance carries Ellen Grier and her family back to Holly's Field, Wisconsin. Dutifully accompanying her newly unemployed husband, Ellen has brought her two children into the home of her in-laws on Vinegar Hill--a loveless house suffused with the settling dust of bitterness and routine--where calculated cruelty is a way of life preserved and perpetuated in the service... View more info

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Cry the Beloved Country (Oprah's Picks)

By: Alan Paton

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Seller ID: 0019710

ISBN: 0743262174

Condition: Good

Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much." The most famous and important novel in South Africa's history, and an immediate worldwide bestseller when it was published in 1948, Alan Paton's impassioned nove... View more info

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Here On Earth (Oprah's Pick)

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade: 1998

Seller ID: 0043907

ISBN: 0425167313

Condition: Good

In a review of Hoffman's previous novel, Practical Magic, Booklist wrote, "magic, fantasy, and full-tilt love-at-first-sight have figured in all of Hoffman's sexy, funny, and endearing novels. . . . in Hoffman's universe, all boundaries between inner and outer realms are erased. Fear brings whipping winds, a malevolent spirit causes lilac bushes to achieve monstrous proportions, and love turns the air sweet and golden, melts butter, and makes everyone giddy." In Here on Earth, the darker, obsessive side of love is revealed in all of its power, and with all the havoc it wreaks. After nearly... View more info

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Here On Earth (Oprah's Picks)

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Berkley: 1999

Seller ID: 0103576

ISBN: 0425169693

Condition: Fair

The bestselling author of The Dovekeepers tells her most seductive and mesmerizing tale yet--the story of March Murray, who returns to her small Massachusetts hometown after nineteen years, encountering her childhood sweetheart...and discovering the heartbreaking and complex truth about their reckless and romantic love. View more info

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House Of Sand And Fog (Oprah's Pick)

By: Andre Dubus

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Vintage: 2000

Seller ID: 0118889

ISBN: 0375708413

Condition: Fair

"Elegant and unusual and volatile...literary thriller." --"Washington Post Book World" In this riveting novel of almost unbearable suspense, three fragile yet determined people become dangerously entangled in a relentlessly escalating crisis. Colonel Behrani, once a wealthy man in Iran, is now a struggling immigrant willing to bet everything he has to restore his family's dignity. Kathy Niccolo is a recovering alcoholic and addict whose house is all she has left, and who refuses to let her hard-won stability slip away from her. Sheriff Lester Burdon, a married man who finds hi... View more info

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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, impassioned novel as it movingly explores the question, How well can we ever really know another person? View more info

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Fall On Your Knees (Oprah's Picks)

By: Ann-Marie MacDonald

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Seal: 2003

Seller ID: 0042753

ISBN: 0770429378

Condition: Good

"What a wild ride -- I couldn't turn the pages fast enough," Oprah Winfrey told her viewers as she announced Fall on Your Knees as her February 2002 Book Club selection. Set largely in a Cape Breton coal mining community called New Waterford, ranging through four generations, Ann-Marie MacDonald's dark, insightful and hilarious first novel focuses on the Piper sisters and their troubled relationship with their father, James. Winner of the 1997 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book, it was a national bestseller in Canada for two years, and it has been translated into 17 languages. ... View more info

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Black and Blue (Oprah's Picks)

By: Anna Quindlen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 0000726

ISBN: 0440226104

Condition: Good

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Black and Blue (Oprah's Picks)

By: Anna Quindlen

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Seller ID: 0042066

ISBN: 0375500510

Condition: Good

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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie [Oprah's Pick]

By: Ayana Mathis

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2012

Seller ID: 0120736

ISBN: 1443410764

Condition: Good

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The Poisonwood Bible (Oprah's Picks)

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1999

Seller ID: 0034139

ISBN: 0060930535

Condition: Fair

In 1959, Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist, takes his four young daughters, his wife, and his mission to the Belgian Congo -- a place, he is sure, where he can save needy souls. But the seeds they plant bloom in tragic ways within this complex culture. Set against one of the most dramatic political events of the twentieth century -- the Congo's fight for independence from Belgium and its devastating consequences -- here is "New York Times-bestselling author Barbara Kingslover's beautiful, heartbreaking, and unforgettable epic that chronicles the disintegration of family and a nation.... View more info

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Uncle John's Triumphant 20th Anniversary Bathroom Reader (Uncle Johns Bathroom Reader)

By: Bathroom Reader Institute

Price: $11.48

Publisher: Bathroom Readers' Press: 2007

Edition: 20

Seller ID: 0064728

ISBN: 1592230938

Condition: Good

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The Reader (Oprah's Picks)

By: Bernhard Schlink

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Vintage: 1998

Seller ID: 0065927

ISBN: 0307454894

Condition: Very good

Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany.When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. In time she becomes his lover--then she inexplicably disappears. When Michael next sees her, he is a young law student, and she is on trial for a hideous crime. As he watches her refuse to defend her innocence, Michael gradually realizes that Hanna may be guardin... View more info

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The Reader (Oprah's Picks)

By: Bernhard Schlink

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Vintage: 1998

Seller ID: 0030532

ISBN: 0375707972

Condition: Good

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Where The Heart Is (Oprah's Picks)

By: Billie Letts

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Grand Central: 2015

Seller ID: 0132240

ISBN: 1455535117

Condition: Good

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Jewel (Oprah's Picks)

By: Bret Lott

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 1992

Seller ID: 0013154

ISBN: 0671038184

Condition: Fair

In the backwoods of Mississippi, a land of honeysuckle and grapevine, Jewel and her husband, Leston, are truly blessed; they have five fine children. When Brenda Kay is born in 1943, Jewel gives thanks for a healthy baby, last-born and most welcome. "Jewel" is the story of how quickly a life can change; how, like lightning, an unforeseen event can set us on a course without reason or compass. In this story of a woman's devotion to the child who is both her burden and God's singular way of smiling on her, Bret Lott has created a mother-daughter relationship of matchless intensity and beauty, an... View more info

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Oprah's Picks)

By: Carson McCullers

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Mariner: 2000

Seller ID: 0016462

ISBN: 0618526412

Condition: Very good

With the publication of her first novel, THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers' finest work, an enduring masterpiece first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1940. At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for various types of misfits in a Georgia mill town during the 1930s. Each one yearns for escape from small town life. When Singer's mute companion goes insane, Singe... View more info

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Oleander Girl (Oprah's Pick)

By: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Simon Schuster: 2012

Seller ID: 0122269

ISBN: 1451695683

Condition: Good

Beloved bestselling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has been hailed by Abraham Verghese as a "gifted storyteller" and by "People "magazine as a "skilled cartographer of the heart." Now, Divakaruni returns with her most gripping novel yet, a sweeping, suspenseful coming-of-age tale about a young woman who leaves India for America on a search that will transform her life. THOUGH SHE WAS ORPHANED AT BIRTH, the wild and headstrong Korobi Roy has enjoyed a privileged childhood with her adoring grandparents, spending her first seventeen years sheltered in a beautiful, crumbling old mansion in ... View more info

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Midwives (Oprah's Picks)

By: Chris Bohjalian

Price: $8.98

Publisher: Vintage: 1998

Seller ID: 0038452

ISBN: 0375706771

Condition: Good

"Superbly crafted and astonishingly powerful. . . . It will thrill readers who cherish their worn copies of "To Kill A Mockingbird."" --People With a suspense, lyricism, and moral complexity that recall To Kill a Mockingbird and Presumed Innocent, this compulsively readable novel explores what happens when a woman who has devoted herself to ushering life into the world finds herself charged with responsibility in a patient's tragic death. The time is 1981, and Sibyl Danforth has been a dedicated midwife in the rural community of Reddington, Vermont, for fifteen years. But one treachero... View more info

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Drowning Ruth (Oprah's Picks)

By: Christina Schwarz

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Doubleday: 2000

Seller ID: 0033560

ISBN: 038549971X

Condition: Fair

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