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The Quiet Little Woman: Tilly's Christmas, Rosa's Tale Three Enchanting Christmas Stories, Alcott, Louisa May
1 Alcott, Louisa May The Quiet Little Woman: Tilly's Christmas, Rosa's Tale Three Enchanting Christmas Stories
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Honor Books 1999 1562926160 / 9781562926168 Hardcover Fine Fine Book 
Book is in Fine condition with a Fine dust jacket. This is a very lovely copy. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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2 compiled by Richard Ford The Best American Short Stories 1990
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. hou 1990 039551617X / 9780395516171 1st Edition Soft cover As New No Jacket Book 
Book is in As New condition with no dust jacket. This is a first printing of this edition. Book is in very good condition with no creasing of cover. A collection of short stories from various authors. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Great American Short Stories, edited by Wallace and Mary Stegner
3 edited by Wallace and Mary Stegner Great American Short Stories
New York, New York, U.S.A. Dell Publishing Company 1959 Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 
Book is in Good condition with small tear at top of spine. Special Student edition, 4th printing. Twenty six various authors including Faulkner, Melville, Poe, Steinbeck, and others. Library stamp on first page, but no other markings I could find. Pages are still tightly bound as if book has never been read. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Short Stories of John Steinbeck, John Steinbeck
4 John Steinbeck The Short Stories of John Steinbeck
New York, New York, U.S.A. The Viking Press 1963 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 
Book is in Very Good condition with no markings I could find. Dust jacket is in Good condition with a small tear on the bottom front corner and mild bumping to edges. Stories include: Tortilla Flat, Of Mice and Men, The Red Pony, The Moon is Down, Cannery Row, and The Pearl. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Frangipani Hotel, Kupersmith,Violet
5 Kupersmith,Violet The Frangipani Hotel
New York Spiegel & Grau 2014 0812993314 / 9780812993318 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
A beautiful young woman appears fully dressed in an overflowing bathtub at the Frangipani Hotel in Hanoi. A jaded teenage girl in Houston befriends an older Vietnamese gentleman she discovers naked behind a dumpster. A trucker in Saigon is asked to drive a dying young man home to his village. A plump Vietnamese-American teenager is sent to her elderly grandmother in Ho Chi Minh City to lose weight, only to be lured out of the house by the wafting aroma of freshly baked bread. In these evocative and always surprising stories, the supernatural coexists with the mundane lives of characters who struggle against the burdens of the past. Based on traditional Vietnamese folk tales told to Kupersmith by her grandmother, these fantastical, chilling, and thoroughly contemporary stories are a boldly original exploration of Vietnamese culture, addressing both the immigrant experience and the lives of those who remained behind. Lurking in the background of them all is a larger ghost—that of the Vietnam War, whose legacy continues to haunt us. Violet Kupersmith’s voice is an exciting addition to the landscape of American fiction. With tremendous depth and range, her stories transcend their genre to make a wholly original statement about the postwar experience. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Grab Bag, Various
6 Various Grab Bag
Various 
This is a grab bag of 4 - 5 books with no more than one paperback per order. YA to Adult titles will vary and can be anything from modern fiction to collectible books. If there is any genre you would rather NOT receive, please state that in the comments when you place your order. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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7 Various The Pocket Book of Short Stories
New York, New York, U.S.A. Pocket Books 1945 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 
Book is in Very Good condition. Pages are clean and bright, looks unread. Pocket book # 91. 22 short stories by Hemmingway, Maugham, Cather, Tolstoi, O.Henry, Maupassant, Dorothy Parkeer, Thomas Mann, Mark Twain, S.V. Benet, Edgar Allen Poe, Mansfield, Bret Harte, Balzac, Saki, and others. This is the 25th printing published in April 1945. 363 pages plus ads. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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