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How I Came West, and Why I Stayed, Baker, Alison
1 Baker, Alison How I Came West, and Why I Stayed
Chronicle Books 1993-04-01 0811803244 / 9780811803243 Paperback Very Good No Jacket Paperback 
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 Missionaries, 10 Love in the Winter, 11 Doolittle's Utopia, 12 Margaret Mead, 13 Better Be Read 'Bout Half Past Eight. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 2.95 USD
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Children of Strangers: Stories, Bukoski, Anthony
2 Bukoski, Anthony Children of Strangers: Stories
Southern Methodist University Press 1993-10-01 0870743643 / 9780870743641 Paperback Very Good No Jacket Paperback 
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. Burbul, 4 A Chance of Snow, 5 Country of Lent, 6 Old Customs, 7 Children of Strangers, 8 Tango of the Bearers of the Dead, 9 Durum Wheat, 10 Jalousie, 11 The Polkaholics, 12 The Tomb of the Wrestlers, 13 The River of the Flowering Banks, 14 An Essay on Language. Anthony Bukoski is a Polish-American author from Superior, Wisconsin. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 3.95 USD
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Cheer: Stories about the Love, Inspiration, and Joy of Christmas, Canfield, Jack; Hansen, Mark Victor; Newmark, Amy [editor]
3 Canfield, Jack; Hansen, Mark Victor; Newmark, Amy [editor] Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas Cheer: Stories about the Love, Inspiration, and Joy of Christmas
Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing 2008-10-21 193509615X / 9781935096153 Paperback New No Jacket Paperback 
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. Appropriate for adults but can be shared with children, as all stories are Santa safe. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 11.95 USD
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4 Dennis, Pat Hotdish To Die For: A Collection of Culinary Mystery Short Stories Including 18 Hotdish Recipes
Penury Press 1999-11-22 0967634407 / 9780967634401 Paperback Very Good No Jacket Paperback 
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! 
Price: 2.95 USD
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White Nights and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions), Dostoyevsky, Fyodor; Garnett, Constance [Translator]
5 Dostoyevsky, Fyodor; Garnett, Constance [Translator] White Nights and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
Dover Publications 2008-11-24 0486469484 / 9780486469485 Paperback New No Jacket Paperback 
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 shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 3.19 USD
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The Gold Bug (Instructor Literature Series 151), Edgar Allan Poe
6 Edgar Allan Poe The Gold Bug (Instructor Literature Series 151)
F. A. Owen Pub. Co. (Dansville NY) and Hall & McCreary (Chicago IL), 1913 Pamphlet Used. Good. Pamphlet 
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. 
Price: 1.50 USD
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A Rose for Emily (Tale Blazers: American Literature), Faulkner, William
7 Faulkner, William A Rose for Emily (Tale Blazers: American Literature)
Perfection Learning 1990-09 1563127881 / 9781563127885 Paperback New No Jacket Paperback 
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 orders $25 and over! 
Price: 2.95 USD
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Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex, Frank, Anne; Mok, Michel [translator]; Manheim, Ralph [translator]
8 Frank, Anne; Mok, Michel [translator]; Manheim, Ralph [translator] Anne Frank's Tales from the Secret Annex
Bantam Books 1994-11-01 055356983X / 9780553569834 Paperback Very Good No Jacket Paperback 
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 pages. 4-1/8 x 6-7/8 inches, 18 cm. From the book cover: Tales from the Secret Annex is a complete collection of Anne Frank's lesser-known writings: short stories, fables, personal reminiscences, and an unfinished novel. Here, too, are portions of the diary originally withheld from publication by her father. By turns fantastical, rebellious, touching, funny, and heartbreaking, these writings reveal the astonishing range of Anne Frank's wisdom and imagination as well as her indomitable love for life. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 1.95 USD
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9 Hartwell, David G. [editor] Christmas Stars: Fantastic Tales of Yuletide Wonder
Tor Books 2004-11-05 0765310953 / 9780765310958 First Edition Paperback Very Good No Jacket Paperback 
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! 
Price: 3.95 USD
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The Paper Hanger's Pants and Other Dort Stories, Heckt, Dorothy; Heckt, Mary
10 Heckt, Dorothy; Heckt, Mary The Paper Hanger's Pants and Other Dort Stories
Dorothby Heckt 2000 Paperback Very Good No Jacket Paperback 
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. It includes Almanac Stories that were published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune. Self published by authors in Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2000. Second printing 2003. 96 pages. 5-7/8 x 8-1/2 inches, 22 cm. 
Price: 4.95 USD
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The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions), Henry, O.
11 Henry, O. The Gift of the Magi and Other Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
Dover Publications 1992-02-05 0486270610 / 9780486270616 Paperback New No Jacket Paperback 
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 Pimienta Pancakes; From The Trimmed Lamp (1907): The Last Leaf; From The Voice of the City (1908): The Voice of the City, While the Auto Waits; From Roads of Destiny (1909): A Retrieved Reformation; From Strictly Business (1910): A Municipal Report; From Whirligigs (1910): A Newspaper Story, The Ransom of Red Chief; From Sixes and Sevens (1911): A Ghost of a Chance, Makes the Whole World Kin.Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 1.00 USD
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The Ransom of Red Chief (Tale Blazers), Henry, O.
12 Henry, O. The Ransom of Red Chief (Tale Blazers)
Perfection Learning 1979-09 0895987554 / 9780895987556 Paperback New No Jacket Paperback 
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! 
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13 John William Smith Rocking Chair Tales: Stories of Heart & Home
Howard Pub Co 2005-01-01 1582294453 / 9781582294452 Hardcover Used. Very Good Plus. Hardcover 
Like New hardcover copy of Rocking Chair Tales: Stories of Heart and Home by John William Smith. This is a new copy with a marker mark on the outer page edges. Tight binding, very minor storage wear. From the book's back 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 by instill in us a consciousness of who we are and where we've been. They give us a sense of history, and they help us understand the link that connects the past with the future. Howard Publishing, Inc., West Monroe LA, 2005. 210 pages, 8.5 x 5.75 inches, 23 cm. This edition is currently out of print. 
Price: 8.99 USD
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Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Presents 5 Classic Stories, Jordan, Cathleen [editor]
14 Jordan, Cathleen [editor] Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine Presents 5 Classic Stories
Davis Publications, Inc. 1986 Paperback Good No Jacket Paperback 
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 x 7-3/8 inches, 19 cm. Stories: Suburban Tigress by Lawrence Treat, The Day of the Execution by Henry Slesar, Man with a Problem by Donald Honig, Anyone for Murder? by Jack Ritchie, Winter Run by Edward D. Hoch. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 5.95 USD
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Invisible Links, Lagerlof, Selma; Flach, Pauline Bancroft [translator]; Anderson, Greta [editor]
15 Lagerlof, Selma; Flach, Pauline Bancroft [translator]; Anderson, Greta [editor] Invisible Links
Penfield Press 1995-04 1572160012 / 9781572160019 Paperback Very Good No Jacket Paperback 
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 Swedish Academy.Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 6.95 USD
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The Gray Wolf, and Other Stories, MacDonald, George [author]; Yoe, Craig [illustrator]
16 MacDonald, George [author]; Yoe, Craig [illustrator] The Gray Wolf, and Other Stories
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company 1980 0802818625 / 9780802818621 Reprint Paperback Very Good No Jacket Paperback 
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 short works: marvelous fairy tales and stories certain to delight readers familiar with MacDonald and those about to meet him for the first time. Reprint edition published by Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids MI, 1980. This edition published 2000. x, 186 pages. 6 x 9 inches, 23 cm. List price 17.00. 
Price: 7.95 USD
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The Great Stone Face (Instructor Literature Series, No. 20), Nathaniel Hawthorne
17 Nathaniel Hawthorne The Great Stone Face (Instructor Literature Series, No. 20)
F. A. Owen Pub. Co./Hall & McCreary 1918-01-01 Pamphlet Used. Good. Pamphlet 
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 grades. The Great Stone Face is listed as literature for the seventh year. Outer cover missing, saddle stitched book block intact and present. Staples rusted as usual on old books. Outer areas show moderate plus visible soil. Just a few light pencil notations. Nice roundblack and white inset showing image of painting of Nathaniel Hawthorne. 32 pages, 7-1/8 x 5 inches, 18.5 cm. 
Price: 4.99 USD
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Great American Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions), Negri, Paul [editor]
18 Negri, Paul [editor] Great American Short Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
Dover Publications 2002-07-23 0486421198 / 9780486421193 Paperback New No Jacket Paperback 
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 Hemingway. Perfect for classroom use, this outstanding collection of tales will also prove popular with fiction readers everywhere. Original Dover (2002) selection of stories from standard editions. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 3.95 USD
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19 O'Henry Heart Of The West
Doubleday Page 1904 Hardcover acceptable Hardcover 
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 condition notes at this point with present noted conditions would be restating the fact that this copy is for reading the stories only. This is a great copy to read the short stories of O'Henry from a century-old book. It would look great on a shelf if you are looking for the vintage/antique type ambience. It is a reading/study copy. 
Price: 2.00 USD
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A Perfect Stranger and Other Stories, Robinson, Roxana
20 Robinson, Roxana A Perfect Stranger and Other Stories
Random House 2005-04-26 0375509186 / 9780375509186 Hardcover Like New Very Good Hardcover 
Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Cover shows minimal visible wear. Dustjacket shows light rubbing. Hardcover book with dustjacket copy of A Perfect Stranger and Other Stories by Roxana Robinson. New York: Random House, 2005. 235 pages. 5-7/8 x 8-5/8 inches, 22 cm. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Summary: A collection of 13 short stories that explore how life can be dictated by one's secrets, needs, and longings. Contents: 1 A Family Christmas, 2 The Face-lift, 3 Assistance, 4 Choosing Sides, 5 At the Beach, 6 Blindman, 7 The Treatment, 8 Assez, 9 Intersection, 10 Shame, 11 The Football Game, 12 Pilgrimage, 13 A Perfect Stranger. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 7.95 USD
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The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions), Twain, Mark
21 Twain, Mark The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
Dover Publications 1992-02-21 0486270696 / 9780486270692 Paperback New No Jacket Paperback 
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! 
Price: 1.95 USD
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The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain (International Collectors Library), Twain, Mark; Neider, Charles [editor]
22 Twain, Mark; Neider, Charles [editor] The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain (International Collectors Library)
International Collectors Library 1957 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Hardcover 
Very Good Vintage Condition: Pages unmarked, clean. Tight binding. Minor visible cover wear, back upper corner bumped. Very minor visible outer soil. Used vintage hardcover book copy of The Complete Short Stories of Mark Twain. Edited with an Introduction by Charles Neider. Slate blue Tree of Life Binding designed by Rafael Palacios. Garden City NY: International Collectors Library, 1957. xx, 676 pages. 5-3/4 x 8-1/2 x 1-7/8 inches, 22 cm. Shipping weight 3 pounds. Additional shipping fee will be requested on international order. About this book: This comprehensive anthology represents the first time all of Mark Twain's humorous and ironic short stories have been available in one volume. There are sixty tales in all, ranging from such celebrated stories as The Mysterious Stranger and The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County to The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, Extract from Captain Stormfield's Visit to Heaven, The Stolen White Elephant, and the $30,000 Bequest. Tree of Life Binding: The distinctive gilt foil design for this sseries is an inspired combination of two beautiful old bindings fused into one artistic unit by the renowned artist and illustrator Rafael Palacios. One of them, an elegant flowered binding, was created by the London bookbinder T.J. Cobden-Sanderson for an 1818 edition of Shelley's Revolt of Islam. With it, Rafael Palacios has combined elements from another classic binding, this one by the French designer Bozerian for a volume of The Arabian Nights printed in 1802. The resulting pattern makes one of the most attractive bindings offered by the Collectors Library. Done in slate blue with a matching ribbon marker, it is sure to be one of your most admired volumes. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over! 
Price: 9.95 USD
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