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              Italian Stories
               

              Italian Stories (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Papaleo, Joseph

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              Paying homage to the Italian-American experience, ITALIAN STORIES celebrates an Italian neighbourhood in the Bronx during the 1930s and '40s, and mourns the loss of this ethnic identity with the migration of subsequent generations to the suburbs. With stories that are both melanc ...

              ISBN 9781564783066
              Published 15 January 2002 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Series American Literature Series
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              The Princess of 72nd Street
               

              The Princess of 72nd Street (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kraf, Elaine

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              -- Narrated in prose that is alternately concise and witty, lush and impressionistic, The Princess of 72nd Street tells the story of a struggling artist named Ellen who, subject to unexpected radiances , becomes the free-spirited, anarchic Esmerelda, Princess of New York's Upper ...

              ISBN 9781564782359
              Published 15 June 2000 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Series American Literature Series
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              The Idea of Home
               

              The Idea of Home (Paperback)

              By White, Curtis

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              In Curtis White's first novel, The Idea Of Home, he attempts to imagine a place in which humans can live . This utopia is definitely not San Lorenzo - a post-war, prefabricated suburb in California - where White grew up and which is the basis for this novel. From the vantage poin ...

              ISBN 9781564783707
              Published 15 October 2004 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              The Count of Concord
               

              The Count of Concord (Hardback)

              By Delbanco, Nicolas

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              This is the fictionalised biography of the inventor of thermal underwear and the Rumford fireplace. On a par with Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin, Count Rumford was, amongst many other things, politician, spy, philanthropist & above all, scientist. This book brings to life ...

              ISBN 9781564784957
              Published 15 May 2008 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              The Presentable Art of Reading Absence
               

              The Presentable Art of Reading Absence (Hardback)

              By Wright, Jay

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              This collection of poetry takes its impulse from the act of meditation and from the energetic relation of a meditative body and a universe of being, figured by absences and presences that make them perfectly amenable to analysis and restructuring.

              ISBN 9781564784988
              Published 15 April 2008 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Witz
               

              Witz (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Cohen, Joshua

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              One of the great comic epics of our time: the Last Jewish Novel about the Last Jew in the World.

              ISBN 9781564785886
              Published 15 May 2010 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              A Temple of Texts: Essays
               

              A Temple of Texts: Essays (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Gass, William H.

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              No one is better than William H. Gass at communicating the sublime and rapturous excitement of reading. -Washington Post

              ISBN 9781564784681
              Published 15 September 2007 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Perfect Lives: An Opera
               

              Perfect Lives: An Opera (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Ashley, Robert; Foreword by Gann, Kyle

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              Perfect Lives is a seemingly endless and seamless dreamscape of the musicality of the spoken word....It floats in my head like a memorable, ever-changing dream. Spalding Grey

              ISBN 9781564786845
              Published 15 November 2011 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Ishmael Reed: The Plays
               

              Ishmael Reed: The Plays (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Reed, Ishmael

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              The award-winning plays of one of the most celebrated and innovative American writers of our time.

              ISBN 9781564785510
              Published 15 September 2009 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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              Troia: Mexican Memoirs
               

              Troia: Mexican Memoirs (Hardback)

              By Bremser, Bonnie

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              Although the lives of the Beat poets are often idealised and romanticised, there was a deeply misogynistic and oppressive strain inherent to Beat culture. This story of Bonnie Bremser's life and struggles bring these elements of the Beat experience into focus.

              ISBN 9781564784803
              Published 15 November 2007 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
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