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  • The Last Pilot
    Benjamin Johncock
    Paperback: 05/03/2016
     
    Set against the backdrop of one of the most emotionally charged periods in American history, The Last Pilot is...
  • The Wives of Los Alamos
    TaraShea Nesbit
    Paperback: 01/01/2015
     
    The Wives of Los Alamos is a bold and emotionally charged debut novel told in the collective voices of the ...
  • The Dry Grass of August
    Anna Jean Mayhew
    Paperback: 04/01/2011
     
    In this beautifully written debut, Anna Jean Mayhew offers a riveting depiction of Southern life in the throes...
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: A Novel
    Jamie Ford
    Paperback: 10/06/2009
     
    One of BookBrowse's Top 3 Favorite Books of 2009.

    Set during one of the most conflicted and volatile times in ...
  • Mudbound
    Hillary Jordan
    Paperback: 03/10/2009
     
    It is 1946, and city-bred Laura McAllan is trying to raise her children on her husband's Mississippi Delta ...
  • Kockroach: A Novel
    Tyler Knox
    Paperback: 03/01/2008
     
    It is the mid-1950s; in a fleabag hotel off Times Square Kockroach, perfectly content with life as an insect, ...
  • The Madonnas of Leningrad
    Debra Dean
    Paperback: 02/20/2007
     
    The ravages of age are taking their toll on Marina, an elderly Russian woman. While she cannot hold on to ...

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