Category: Short Stories (single author)


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You Are Not a Stranger Here

By: Adam Haslett

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese, Doubleday: 2002-08-06

Seller ID: 050229

Hardcover in Very Good condition. View more info

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $4.40

Publisher: Perennial: 1998-10-01

Seller ID: 055440

In this darkly comic short story collection, Sherman Alexie, a Spokane/Coeur d'Alene Indian, brilliantly weaves memory, fantasy, and stark realism to paint a complex, grimly ironic portrait of life in and around the Spokane Indian Reservation. These twenty-two interlinked tales are narrated by characters raised on humiliation and government-issue cheese, and yet are filled with passion and affection, myth and dream. There is Victor, who as a nine-year-old crawled between... View more info

The Justice

By: Angela Elwell Hunt

Price: $3.90

Publisher: Thomas Nelson: 2002-02-15

Seller ID: 054933

Softcover in Good condition. Pages are clean. Binding is tight but shows signs of reading wear. View more info

To Cut a Long Story Short

By: Archer, Jeffrey

Price: $8.76

Publisher: Harper: 2000-11-21

Seller ID: 065792

First printing. Brand new book from our store shelves. Ships same or next day. View more info

The Angel on the Roof: The Stories of Russell Banks

By: Banks, Russell

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Harper: 2000-05-30

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 073785

First Edition Hard Cover in Like New condition. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. Jacket in Like New condition. Ships same or next day. View more info

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Ship Fever: Stories

By: Barrett, Andrea

Price: $3.74

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 1996-11-17

Seller ID: 055721

The elegant short fictions gathered hereabout the love of science and the science of love are often set against the backdrop of the nineteenth century. Interweaving historical and fictional characters, they encompass both past and present as they negotiate the complex territory of ambition, failure, achievement, and shattered dreams. In "Ship Fever," the title novella, a young Canadian doctor finds himself at the center of one of history's most tragic epidemics. In "The ... View more info

Guess Again: Short Stories

By: Bernard Cooper

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2000-11-09

Seller ID: 042970

Hardcover with dust jacket in very good minus condition. Slight surface and edge wear. Pages clean and binding tight. View more info

This Year It Will Be Different

By: Binchy, Maeve

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Delacorte Press: 1996-11-01

Seller ID: 050652

Hardcover in Very Good condition. View more info

Tails of Love: Ark of Love/Walk, Don't Run/Dog Park/The Neighbor's Fence (Inspirational Romance Collection)

By: Bliss, Lauralee; Griffin, Pamela; Leonhardt Koehly, Dina; Sattler, Gail

Price: $8.42

Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated: 2001-03-01

Seller ID: 064083

Brand new in shrink wrap. Ships same or next day. View more info

After the Plague: AND OTHER STORIES

By: Boyle, T.C.

Price: $4.36

Publisher: Viking Adult: 2001-09-10

Seller ID: 049402

Hardcover in Very Good condition. View more info

A Salty Piece of Land

By: Buffett, Jimmy

Price: $3.79

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 2004-11-30

Seller ID: 049392

Hardcover in Very Good condition. View more info

A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain

By: Butler, Robert Olen

Price: $4.24

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1993-06-01

Seller ID: 052811

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The Palace Thief: Stories

By: Canin, Ethan

Price: $3.60

Publisher: Picador: 2002-11-01

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 054076

Academy Award winner Kevin Kline stars in the adaptation of the title story in this collection in a Universal Pictures release directed by Michael Hoffman (Restoration) "The Palace Thief" is the story of a dedicated and inspiring classics professor at an elite prep school where an encounter with a student, the son of a powerful senator, inexorably alters his life. Forty-one years later at a reunion of his students, he is faced with the fear that he may have failed th... View more info

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Master of Five Excellences

By: Cheng Man Ch'ing  ; Translator-Mark Hennessy

Price: $5.77

Publisher: Frog Books: 1996-01-04

Seller ID: 047481

Paperback in good condition. Light surface and edge wear. Writing on first page. Binding tight. View more info

Gates of Eden

By: Coen, Ethan

Price: $4.78

Publisher: Delta: 1999-11-09

Seller ID: 054282

A middle-aged man beheads his wife, then calmly explains how she drove him to it . . . A fat little mafioso is going to war--in the clean, well-mannered streets of Minneapolis . . . A Jewish boy watches with wonder the rise and fall of a Hebrew school rebel--and sees the sadness at the heart of his own family. . . . Welcome to the world of Ethan Coen, one half of the filmmaking team that has unleashed a visionary, brutal, and uproarious portrait of America in such screen... View more info

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Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime: Stories

By: Cooper, J. California

Price: $4.28

Publisher: Anchor: 1996-09-01

Seller ID: 052999

Whether through her stories or her legendary readings, J. California Cooper has an uncanny ability to reach out to readers like an old and dear friend. Her characters are plain-spoken and direct: simple people for whom life, despite its ever-present struggles, is always worth the journey. In "Some Love, Some Pain, Sometime, " Cooper's characteristic themes of romance, heartbreak, struggle and faith resonate. We meet Darlin, a self-proclaimed femme fatale who uses her... View more info

Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture

By: Coupland, Douglas

Price: $52.12

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: 1994-12-01

Seller ID: 060960

Brand new book. Ships same or next day. View more info

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Living the 7 Habits: The Courage to Change

By: Covey, Stephen R.

Price: $3.79

Publisher: Free Press: 2000-03-14

Seller ID: 054614

"To live with change, to optimize change, you need principles that don't change." -- Dr. Stephen R. Covey Success that endures -- sustainable and balanced success -- can seem difficult to achieve in today's turbulent, complex world of change. But those who achieve this kind of success live by seven universal, timeless, self-evident principles that apply in any situation, in any culture. In "Living the 7 Habits: The Courage to Change, " Dr. Covey shows how succe... View more info

When the Messenger Is Hot: Stories

By: Crane, Elizabeth

Price: $3.99

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2004-01-06

Seller ID: 054172

- Published in January 2002, the hardcover was welcomed with a torrent of gleeful acclaim, including profiles of Elizabeth Crane in periodicals throughout the country, from Newsday to the Chicago Tribune to Pages magazine.- These tales of love (and loss) will strike a chord with members of reading groups everywhere.- Hardcover ISBN: 0-316-09652-0 View more info

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Among the Missing (Ballantine Reader's Circle)

By: Dan Chaon

Price: $5.59

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2002-01-29

Seller ID: 047901

Paperback in good plus condition. Moderate surface and edge wear. Front cover is lightly soiled. Light creasing. Pages lightly tanned. Pages clean and binding intact. View more info