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Author(s): Dick Francis
Book Pages: 320 - Publish Date: 2010-11-02 - Publisher: Penguin
Description: When young investment banker Tim Ekaterin becomes involved in the cutthroat world of thoroughbred racing, he finds his life in business blown to smithereens. For suddenly the multimillion dollar loan he arranges to finance the purchase of a champion racehorse is threatened by an apparent defect in the animal. Then, as Tim desperately searches for answers, he falls headlong into a deadly deal of violence and murder. . . .
Book Pages: 373 - Publish Date: 1996 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Description: A collection of short stories by David Foster Wallace that explore the different ways people live their lives.
Book Pages: 279 - Publish Date: 2001 - Publisher: New York Review of Books
Description: At the beginning of this masterpiece of African literature, Clarence, a white man, has been shipwrecked on the coast of Africa. Flush with self-importance, he demands to see the king, but the king has just left for the south of his realm. Traveling through an increasingly phantasmagoric landscape in the company of a beggar and two roguish boys, Clarence is gradually stripped of his pretensions, un...
Author(s): Jeff Shaara
Book Pages: 512 - Publish Date: 2011-07-06 - Publisher: Ballantine Books
Description: Jeff Shaara dazzled readers with his bestselling novels Gods and Generals, The Last Full Measure, and Gone for Soldiers. Now the acclaimed author who illuminated the Civil War and the Mexican-American War brilliantly brings to life the American Revolution, creating a superb saga of the men who helped to forge the destiny of a nation. In 1770, the fuse of revolution is lit by a fateful command "Fir...
Author(s): Gregg Hurwitz
Book Pages: 368 - Publish Date: 2010-07-06 - Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Description: "Riveting, emotionally rich, original, and beautifully written, this book kept me up too late reading, had me sneaking in pages the next day. They're Watching reminded me what it's like to be in the thrall of a great story: helpless until the end, loving every minute of it."—Lisa Unger, New York Times bestselling author of Die for You Patrick Davis is a man with troubles. First his Hollywood dre...
Author(s): Khaled Hosseini
Book Pages: 419 - Publish Date: 2008-09-18 - Publisher: A&C Black
Description: A riveting and powerful story of an unforgiving time, an unlikely friendship and an indestructible love
Author(s): Caroline Smailes
Book Pages: 352 - Publish Date: 2009-10-29 - Publisher: HarperCollins UK
Description: A taut and beautifully written debut novel by an exciting and accomplished new author.
Author(s): Philippa Gregory
Book Pages: 528 - Publish Date: 2017-08-08 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Description: The latest novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory features one of the most famous women in history, Lady Jane Grey, and her two sisters, each of whom dared to defy her queen. Jane Grey was queen of England for nine days. Her father and his allies crowned her instead of the dead king’s half-sister Mary Tudor, who quickly mustered an army, claimed her throne, and locked J...
Author(s): Hideo Yokoyama
Book Pages: 576 - Publish Date: 2017-02-07 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Description: International Bestseller Winner of the Best Japanese Crime Fiction of the Year Award “Already a bestseller in Japan and the U.K., this cinematic crime novel suffused with fascinating cultural details follows a police department reinvestigating a chilling kidnapping that stumped them 14 years earlier.” —Entertainment Weekly, The Must List THE NIGHTMARE NO PARENT COULD ENDURE. THE CASE NO DETE...
Author(s): Ciro Alegría
Book Pages: 667 - Publish Date: 2000 - Publisher: Ediciones de la Torre
Description: El genio narrativo del autor alcanza su cima más elevada con esta obra: novela de dimensiones épicas que relata la resistencia heroica de una comunidad indígena ante una injusta expropiación de tierras.