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ALAYNA L PAINTER added a title to their For later shelf Feb 12 2018
n celebration of the 40th anniversary of its original publication, here is the only paperback edition now available of the classic story of the life and loves of a poet/physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution.
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ALAYNA L PAINTER added a title to their For later shelf Jan 25 2018
"Meet Ove. He's a curmudgeon - the kind of man who points at people he dislikes as if they were burglars caught outside his bedroom window. He has staunch principles, strict routines, and a short fuse. People call him "the bitter...
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ALAYNA L PAINTER added a title to their For later shelf Jan 25 2018
"Takes us inside an extended family in China, showing us the lives of two successive generations--those who lived through Mao's Cultural Revolution and their children, who became the students protesting in Tiananmen Square. At the center of...
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ALAYNA L PAINTER added a title to their For later shelf Jan 25 2018
Mama Nadi, the owner of a brothel set in Congo, is a mother figure who keeps watch over her business, serving men from both sides of the conflict, and employing women, "ruined" by rape or torture, who are forced to work as prostitutes.
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ALAYNA L PAINTER added a title to their For later shelf Jan 25 2018
Describes the impact that the translation of "On the Nature of Things" by Roman philosopher Lucretius had on history, inspiring artists, great thinkers, and scientists of the fifteenth century and fueling the beginning of the...
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