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Leaving Before the Rains Come

By: Alexandra Fuller

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Penguin Books: January 2016

Seller ID: 16790

ISBN: 0143128426

Condition: New


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Proxies: Essays Near Knowing

By: Brian Blanchfield

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Nightboat Books: January 2016

Seller ID: 17543

ISBN: 1937658457

Condition: New


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The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 Words or Less

By: Terry Ryan

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: April 2002

Seller ID: 16898

ISBN: 0743211235

Condition: New


"The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio" introduces Evelyn Ryan, an enterprising woman who kept poverty at bay with wit, poetry, and perfect prose during the "contest era" of the 1950s and 1960s. Evelyn's winning ways defied the church, her alcoholic husband, and antiquated views of housewives. To her, flouting convention was a small price to pay when it came to raising her six sons and four daughters. Graced with a rare appreciation for life's inherent hilarity, Evelyn turned every financial challenge into an opportunity for fun and profit. The story of this irrepressible woman, whose clever... View more info

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Brother to a Dragonfly: 25th Anniversary Edition

By: Will Campbell

Price: $15.96

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic: August 2000

Edition: 25

Seller ID: 17523

ISBN: 0826412688

Condition: New


Will CampbellAEs award-winning book shares two interrelated stories. One is of his youth in rural Mississippi and his devotion to his brother whose life ended in seeming tragedy. The other tells of his ordination at age 17 and gradual realization that civil rightsufor blacks, for women, for gays uwas an essential part of a ministry that has not yet ended. View more info