From the Hardcover edition. 950, living as they please and surviving however they can–as blades and thieves for hire and as practiced bamboozlers, cheerfully separating the gullible from their money. No strangers to tight scrapes and close shaves, tasted their share of enemy steel, they’ve left many a fist shaking in their dust, and made good any number of hasty exits under hostile circumstances.
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Zelikman and Amram can at least supply the former. Now, cliff-hanging suspense, chabon summons the rollicking spirit of legendary adventures–from The Arabian Nights to Alexandre Dumas to Fritz Leiber’s Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser stories–in a wonderful new novel brimming with breathless action, raucous humor, once more mining the rich past, and a cast of colorful characters worthy of Scheherazade’s most tantalizing tales.
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Summerland: A NovelHarper Perennial #ad - But this beautiful, winter-less place is facing destruction at the hands of the villainous Coyote, and it has been prophesized that only Ethan can save it. In this cherished modern classic, dexterous plotting, the New York Times bestselling, Pulitzer Prize winning author brings his masterful storytelling, and singularly envisioned characters to a coming-of-age novel for readers of all ages.
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Moonglow: A NovelHarper Perennial #ad - Moonglow. A lie that tells the truth, a work of fictional nonfiction, an autobiography wrapped in a novel disguised as a memoir, Moonglow is Chabon at his most moving and inventive. Scott, family legends, cover reviewfollowing on the heels of his new york times bestselling novel Telegraph Avenue, New York Times Book Review, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon delivers another literary masterpiece: a novel of truth and lies, and existential adventure—and the forces that work to destroy us.
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The Plague of Doves: A Novel P.S.Harper Perennial #ad - The unsolved murder of a farm family still haunts the white small town of Pluto, North Dakota, generations after the vengeance exacted and the distortions of fact transformed the lives of Ojibwe living on the nearby reservation. Mooshum, evelina's grandfather, is a repository of family and tribal history with an all-too-intimate knowledge of the violent past.
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In eight unforgettable sections, from their arduous journeys by boat, to their arrival in San Francisco and their tremulous first nights as new wives; from their experiences raising children who would later reject their culture and language, The Buddha in the Attic traces the extraordinary lives of these women, to the deracinating arrival of war.
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