Results for General Fiction + Coming of Age + 19th Century

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  • The Underground Railroad: A Novel
    Colson Whitehead
    Hardcover: 08/02/2016
     
    From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave...
  • The Marriage of Opposites
    Alice Hoffman
    Paperback: 06/07/2016
     
    A forbidden love story set on the tropical island of St. Thomas, about the extraordinary woman who gave birth ...
  • Smoke
    Dan Vyleta
    Hardcover: 05/24/2016
     
    "Smoke is an addictive combination of thriller, fantasy, and historical novel, with a dash of horror. It's ...
  • My Name is Not Friday
    Jon Walter
    Hardcover: 01/05/2016
     
    "Samuel's endearing, immersive narration makes the novel a fascinating and unforgettable account of a brutal ...
  • What Is Visible
    Kimberly Elkins
    Paperback: 06/16/2015
     
    A vividly original literary novel based on the astounding true-life story of Laura Bridgman, the first deaf ...
  • The Invention of Wings
    Sue Monk Kidd
    Paperback: 05/05/2015
     
    This exquisitely written novel is a triumph of storytelling that looks with unswerving eyes at a devastating ...
  • The Kept
    James Scott
    Paperback: 01/06/2015
     
    A scorching portrait of guilt and lost innocence, atonement and retribution, resilience and sacrifice, ...

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