Results for General Fiction + Novels + In Time of War & The Effects of War + 19th Century

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  • 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 ...
  • A Possible Life: A Novel in Five Parts
    Sebastian Faulks
    Paperback: 11/26/2013
    From the critically acclaimed, bestselling author of Birdsong, new fiction about love and war—five ...
  • The Secrets of Mary Bowser
    Lois Leveen
    Paperback: 05/15/2012
    With the rich detail of Cold Mountain, the strong female bonds of The Help, and the untold history of The ...
  • A Moment in the Sun
    John Sayles
    Paperback: 02/14/2012
    It's 1897. Gold has been discovered in the Yukon. New York is under the sway of Hearst and Pulitzer. And in a ...
  • Private Life
    Jane Smiley
    Paperback: 06/14/2011
    A riveting new novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winner that traverses the intimate landscape of one woman&#...
  • Pearl of China: A Novel
    Anchee Min
    Paperback: 03/29/2011
    From the bestselling author of Red Azalea and Empress Orchid comes the powerful story of the friendship of a ...
  • Galore: A Novel
    Michael Crummey
    Paperback: 03/29/2011
    Sprawling and intimate, stark and fantastical, Galore is a novel about the power of stories to shape and ...

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