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Reel Women: Pioneers of the Cinema: The First Hundred Years Volume II 1960's - 2010, Ally Acker
1 Ally Acker Reel Women: Pioneers of the Cinema: The First Hundred Years Volume II 1960's - 2010
Reel Women Media Publishing 236074 USA 2011 1460971949 / 9781460971949 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition The long awaited, vastly expanded update to the 1990 groundbreaking classic edition used in universities worldwide. Features the pioneering female filmmakers that transformed movies behind the scenes since 1896. A perennial edition. Now in two volumes. Volume I: 1890's - 1950's with a ForeWord by Judith Crist (https: //www.createspace.com/3361906) Volume II: 1960's - 2010 with a ForeWord by Jeanine Basinger. Black and white illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Film; Film, Radio & Television; ISBN: 1460971949. ISBN/EAN: 9781460971949. Inventory No: 236074. Paperback 
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The View from Connor's Hill: A Memoir, Barry Heard
2 Barry Heard The View from Connor's Hill: A Memoir
Scribe 245853 Melbourne 2007 1921215488 / 9781921215483 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition Following Well Done, Those Men, his much-loved and deeply moving account of life as a Vietnam veteran, comes a vivid memoir from Barry Heard that reaches right into the heart of his experiences as a boy, and a young man, in Australia during the 1950s and 1960s.Colourful, poignant, and often very funny, The View from Connor's Hill reveals a young man who, among the devastation of loss and constant upheaval, celebrates the joy of living in the bush, finds solace in the close friendship of his mates, and delights in the love of his faithful dog Rover and his headstrong horse Swanee. Capturing the detail of a lost world of country and suburban life in Australia - a world of matinees, country dances, and manual dunnies - Barry Heard delivers his memories with an unwavering honesty and candour.The View from Connor's Hill makes an essential contribution to understanding why, and how, Barry Heard was able to emerge from the horrors of the Vietnam War with a capacity for creativity and a genuine will for life. 261 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Autobiography::Memoir; Australia; ISBN/EAN: 9781921215483. Inventory No: 245853. Paperback 
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White Gardenia, Belinda Alexandra
3 Belinda Alexandra White Gardenia
HarperCollins 244478 Australia 2004 0732280737 / 9780732280734 Trade Paperback Near Fine Condition 'Mama, Mama,' I said to myself, 'keep safe. You will survive, and I will survive, until we can find each other again.' In a district of the city of Harbin, a haven for White Russian families since Russia's Communist revolution, Alina Kozlova must make a heartbreaking decision if her only child, Anya, is to survive the final days of World War II. White Gardeniasweeps across cultures and continents, from the glamorous nightclubs of Shanghai to the harshness of Cold War Soviet Russia in the 1960s, from a desolate island in the Pacific Ocean to a new life in post-war Australia. Both mother and daughter must make sacrifices, but is the price too high? Most importantly of all, will they ever find each other again? Rich in incident and historical detail, this is a compelling and beautifully written tale about yearning and forgiveness. 604 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0732280737. ISBN/EAN: 9780732280734. Inventory No: 244478. Paperback 
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Red Crystal, Claire Francis
4 Claire Francis Red Crystal
Pan Books 245660 Great Britain 1986 0330293842 / 9780330293846 Softcover Fair Condition Out of savagery of the Paris barricades there was born the most sinister of all the terrorist groups of the 1960s. Secretly funded by Moscow, trained in subversion and assassination in Italy, the Crystal Faction came to England - to wage war. Foxing to endpapers and page edges 416 pages. Pages browned. Cover has a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0330293842. ISBN/EAN: 9780330293846. Inventory No: 245660. Paperback 
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Deceit / Red Crystal, Clare Francis
5 Clare Francis Deceit / Red Crystal
Pan Macmillan 243066 Australia 1994 1865153710 / 9781865153711 Softcover Good Condition Deceipt: the story of a woman coping with unsettling questions and secrets from the past after her husband disappears at sea. Red Crystal: The demonstrations, strikes, and student uprisings that punctuated Paris during the late 1960s only served to hide a more devious presence lurking on European soil. A dangerous terror group took root amidst the Paris barricades, a well-trained group of assassins and spies known as the Crystal Faction. Trained in Italy and funded by Moscow, these Cold War killers have made their way to England, and Nick Ryder of Special Branch feels alone in identifying and infiltrating the sleeper cell. This thriller of espionage and murder runs a fast pace as Ryder works diligently, despite resistance from his superiors and a complete lack of cooperation from MI5, to track down the terrorists before they can strike again. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Crime Fiction; Crime Fiction; ISBN: 1865153710. ISBN/EAN: 9781865153711. Inventory No: 243066. Paperback 
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Nora Webster, Colm Toibin
6 Colm Toibin Nora Webster
Picador / Pan Macmillan 243725 Australia 2014 1743532199 / 9781743532195 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition It is the late 1960s in Ireland. Nora Webster is living in a small town, looking after her four children, trying to rebuild her life after the death of her husband. She is fiercely intelligent, at times difficult and impatient, at times kind, but she is trapped by her circumstances, and waiting for any chance which will lift her beyond them. Slowly, through the gift of music and the power of friendship, she finds a glimmer of hope and a way of starting again. As the dynamic of the family changes, she seems both fiercely self-possessed but also a figure of great moral ambiguity, making her one of the most memorable heroines in contemporary fiction. The portrait that is painted in the years that follow is harrowing, piercingly insightful, always tender and deeply true. Nora Webster is a novel that illuminates our own lives in a way that is rare in literature. Its humanity and compassion forge an unforgettable reading experience. 331 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN/EAN: 9781743532195. Inventory No: 243725. Paperback 
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Calendar - Humanity' Epic Struggle To Determine A True and Accurate Year, David Ewing Duncan
7 David Ewing Duncan Calendar - Humanity' Epic Struggle To Determine A True and Accurate Year
Bard / Avon Books 230756 USA 1998 0380793245 / 9780380793242 Softcover Very Good Condition The adventure spans the world from Stonehenge to astronomically aligned pyramids at Giza, from Mayan observatories at Chichen Itza to the atomic clock in Washington, the world's official timekeeper since the 1960s. We visit cultures from Vedic India and Cleopatra's Egypt to Byzantium and the Elizabethan court; and meet an impressive cast of historic personages from Julius Caesar to Omar Khayyam, and giants of science from Galileo and Copernicus to Stephen Hawking. Our present calendar system predates the invention of the telescope, the mechanical clock, and the concept ol zero and its development is one of the great untold stories of science and history. How did Pope Gregory set right a calendar which was in error by at least ten lull days? What did time mean to a farmer on the Rhine in 800 A.D.? What was daily life like in the Middle Ages, when the general population reckoned births and marriages by seasons, wars, kings'' reigns, and saints' days? In short, how did the world The adventure spans the world from Stonehenge to astronomically aligned pyramids at Giza, from Mayan observatories at Chichen Itza to the atomic clock in Washington, the world's official timekeeper since the 1960s. We visit cultures from Vedic India and Cleopatra's Egypt to Byzantium and the Elizabethan court; and meet an impressive cast of historic personages from Julius Caesar to Omar Khayyam, and giants of science from Galileo and Copernicus to Stephen Hawking. Our present calendar system predates the invention of the telescope, the mechanical clock, and the concept ol zero and its development is one of the great untold stories of science and history. How did Pope Gregory set right a calendar which was in error by at least ten lull days? What did time mean to a farmer on the Rhine in 800 A.D.? What was daily life like in the Middle Ages, when the general population reckoned births and marriages by seasons, wars, kings'' reigns, and saints' days? 328 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0380793245. ISBN/EAN: 9780380793242. Inventory No: 230756. Paperback 
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Claude Levi-Strauss - The Bearer of Ashes, David Pace
8 David Pace Claude Levi-Strauss - The Bearer of Ashes
Routledge 225888 USA 1983 0710092970 / 9780710092977 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Levi-Strauss is one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century yet he is a very private and isolated figure, who has been reticent about himself. This book, first published in 1983,provides a fascinating insight into his character through a careful reading of the more speculative passages of his books and interviews. His personal existential and psychological orientation is explored through a structural analysis of Tristes Tropiques, his most personal book, and his writings on art, nature and civilization and through a consideration of his debt to Rousseau. Dr Pace examines in depth Levi-Strauss's critique of cultural evolutionism and his attack on the notion of world history. He assesses the political implications of Levi-Strauss's own interpretation of human progress through an examination of his debates with Sartre and other Marxists in the 1950s and 1960s and his subsequent movement to the right. The author's concern throughout is to place the world-view of this great French anthropologist in the context of twentieth-century intellectuals' struggle to come to grips with cultural relativism and the 'problem' of the primitive. Dust jacket has protective non adhesive covering. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0710092970. ISBN/EAN: 9780710092977. Inventory No: 225888. Hardcover 
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The Weather in Iceland, David Profumo
9 David Profumo The Weather in Iceland
Picador 239813 Great Britain 1994 0330326813 / 9780330326810 Softcover Good Condition On Christmas Day in the 1960s the Marquis of Waterstock and 8th Duke of London was killed by a sheet of metal falling on top of him. The time is 1998 and his son, Richard, has moved to Iceland. However, with the discovery of his father's infamous past, Richard does not know which way to turn. Foxing to endpapers and page edges 310 pages. Pages browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0330326813. ISBN/EAN: 9780330326810. Inventory No: 239813. Paperback 
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The Lucky Country: Australia In The Sixties, Donald Horne
10 Donald Horne The Lucky Country: Australia In The Sixties
Penguin Books 245515 Australia 1968 Second revised Edition Hardcover Good Condition Good Australia is a lucky country, run mainly by second-rate people who share its luck.' The phrase 'the lucky country' has become part of our lexicon; it's forever being invoked in debates about the Australian way of life, but is all too often misused by those blind to Horne's irony. When it was first published in 1964 The Lucky Country caused a sensation. Horne took Australian society to task for its philistinism, provincialism and dependence. The book was a wake-up call to an unimaginative nation, an indictment of a country mired in mediocrity and manacled to its past. Although it's a study of the confident Australia of the 1960s, the book still remains illuminating and insightful decades later. The Lucky Country is valuable not only as a source of continuing truths and revealing snapshots of the past, but above all as a key to understanding the anxieties and discontents of Australian society today. 238 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Sociology; Sociology & Culture; Australian. Inventory No: 245515. Hardcover 
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The Tenants of Moonbloom, Edward Lewis Wallant
11 Edward Lewis Wallant The Tenants of Moonbloom
Penguin Books 232304 Great Britain 1966 Softcover Good Condition Norman Moonbloom is a loser, a drop-out who can't even make it as a deadbeat. His brother, a slumlord, hires him to collect rent in the buildings he owns in Manhattan. Making his rounds from apartment to apartment, Moonbloom confronts a wildly varied assortment of brilliantly described urban characters, among them a gay jazz musician with a sideline as a gigolo, a Holocaust survivor, and a brilliant young black writer modeled on James Baldwin. Moonbloom hears their cries of outrage and abuse; he learns about their secret sorrows and desires. And as he grows familiar with their stories, he finds that he is drawn, in spite of his best judgment, into a desperate attempt to improve their lives. Edward Lewis Wallant's astonishing comic tour de force is a neglected masterpiece of 1960s America. 217 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Fiction; Inventory No: 232304. Paperback 
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A Kentish Lad: Frank Muir - His Autobiography, Frank Muir
12 Frank Muir A Kentish Lad: Frank Muir - His Autobiography
Corgi Books 237521 Great Britain 1998 0552141372 / 9780552141376 Softcover Good Condition For more than 25 years Frank Muir, in partnership with Denis Norden, produced comedy for radio and television. On programmes such as "My Word!" and "My Music" his distinctive voice became familiar to millions as he displayed an astonishingly well-stocked mind and a genius for ad libbing and outrageous puns. Later, working at the BBC and then at London Weekend Television, he produced television comedy in the 1960s and 70s. He has written highly successful books for children, and two bestselling anthologies of humour. In his autobiography he recalls his childhood in Ramsgate, his time as an air photographer for the RAF during World War II, and his career as a scriptwriter and performer. 428 pages. Pages browned. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Autobiography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0552141372. ISBN/EAN: 9780552141376. Inventory No: 237521. Paperback 
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One Man's Bible, Gao Xingjian
13 Gao Xingjian One Man's Bible
Flamingo 236607 Australia 2002 0732274745 / 9780732274740 Trade Paperback Good Condition Moves between the nightmare of the Cultural Revolution insanities in the China of the late 1960s and early 1970s to the tentative, limited liberations of the 1990s. 412 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0732274745. ISBN/EAN: 9780732274740. Inventory No: 236607. Paperback 
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Groovy Bob - The Life and Times of Robert Fraser, Harriet Vyner
14 Harriet Vyner Groovy Bob - The Life and Times of Robert Fraser
Faber & Faber 050692 London, Great Britain 1999 First Edition 0571196276 / 9780571196272 Hardcover Fine Condition Fine Arrested for possession of drugs with Mick Jagger and Keith Richards in the infamous 1967 Redlands bust, Robert Fraser embodied many of the elements that made up Swinging London in the 1960s: pop music, fashion, drugs, art, and cinema. A trendsetter, hedonist, and lousy businessman, he was also the visionary art dealer responsible for introducing Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Andy Warhol, and Jim Dine to the London art world. But by the time of his death in 1986 he had become an almost forgotten figure, his sixties vision out of tune with the conservatism of the eighties. In this biography, told through the voices of those who knew Fraser best -- Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Marianne Faithfull, Kenneth Anger, Dennis Hopper, and many others -- Harriet Vyner has resurrected an extraordinary cultural figure. 317 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0571196276. ISBN/EAN: 9780571196272. Inventory No: 050692. Hardcover 
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Elizabeth, J. Randy Taraborrelli
15 J. Randy Taraborrelli Elizabeth
Sidgwick & Jackson 227060 Great Britain 2006 First Edition 0283070072 / 9780283070075 Hardcover Fine Condition Fine An insightful and page-turning biography of a true screen legend. Elizabeth Taylor is known internationally as one of the most beautiful and talented women ever to grace the silver screen. She has won two Academy Awards and has starred in over sixty films. She is just as well known for her tempestuous personal life, marrying eight times and suffering through innumerable health problems. A cultural icon, she has been written about before ...but never like this. This moving book traces for the first time Elizabeth's journey through the dark and often lonely world of a fame unparalleled in the 1960s and 1970s, a time during which alcohol and drugs played a major part in her life. It would be with her fifth (and sixth) husband Richard Burton (with whom she made twelve movies, including Cleopatra) that she would learn life lessons about love and loyalty that would inform the rest of her life and, finally, be the catalyst for her alcoholic recovery in the 1980s. This book also details her philanthropic work as an AIDS activist in the 1990s as well as her stunning success as a business woman today (with a multi-million-dollar fragrance). Based on years of research, this is not just a star's biography ...it's an unforgettable woman's story. 548 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0283070072. ISBN/EAN: 9780283070075. Inventory No: 227060. Hardcover 
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Stevie: A Biography of Stevie Smith, Jack Barbera, Wiliam McBrien
16 Jack Barbera, Wiliam McBrien Stevie: A Biography of Stevie Smith
Papermac / Macmillan 243078 Great Britain 1986 0333426711 / 9780333426715 Softcover Good Condition Stevie Smith, who died in 1971, remains one of the most fascinating and original English literary figures of this century. Her wit and eccentricity have become legend, her personal style was unique, her poems are among the oddest, funniest, and most moving in the language. Her life was so compelling that it became the subject of a play and a film, both starring Glenda Jackson. In this charming biography, Jack Barbera and William McBrien capture the essence of a remarkable woman and her impact on the literary scene. Drawing on a wealth of private and archival material, much of it previously unknown, they present the fullest and most convincing portrait yet of Stevie Smith's life and work. They depict the unhappiness of her long childhood exile in the hospital with tuberculosis, her father's abandonment of the family, and her mother's early death. And they paint a rich portrait of her adult life, which was spent almost entirely in a genteel North London suburb and shared with a beloved aunt. Although Stevie gained an international following in 1936 with the publication of Novel on Yellow Paper, she continued to work for more than 30 years as a secretary in a publishing house. Her writing later ceased to be fashionable but in the 1960s, she enjoyed a new wave of recognition as a performer, broadcaster, and literary reviewer, receiving in 1969 the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry. Replete with anecdotes from Stevie's friends and excerpts from her work, this biography offers new insights into the charm and paradox of a unique poet as well as into her writings and the world in which she moved. 378 pages. Item Type: Ex-Library. Tanning to pages. Usual library stamps and markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Front blank endpaper has been removed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. ISBN: 0333426711. ISBN/EAN: 9780333426715. Inventory No: 243078. Paperback 
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The Cold Six Thousand, James Ellroy
17 James Ellroy The Cold Six Thousand
Century 230936 Great Britain 2001 0712672060 / 9780712672061 Trade Paperback Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket DALLAS, NOVEMBER 22ND, 1963. Wayne Tedrow Jr has arrived to kill a man. The fee is $6,000. He finds himself instead in the middle of the cover-up following JFK's assassination. There follows a hellish five-year ride through the sordid underbelly of public policy via Las Vegas, Howard Hughes, Vietnam, CIA dope dealing, Cuba, sleazy showbiz, racism and the Klan. This is the 1960s under Ellroy's blistering lens, the icons of the era mingled with cops, killers, hoods, and provocateurs. The Cold Six Thousand is historical confluence as American nightmare. Fierce, epic fiction. A masterpiece. Light browning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; Fiction; ISBN: 0712672060. ISBN/EAN: 9780712672061. Inventory No: 230936. Paperback 
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First Among Equals, Jeffery Archer
18 Jeffery Archer First Among Equals
Hodder & Stoughton 240940 Great Britain 1984 First Edition 0340352663 / 9780340352663 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Charles Griffin [Political Cartoons] In the 1960s four ambitious new MPs take their seats at Westminster. Over three decades they share the turbulent passions of the race for power. But only one man can gain the ultimate goal - the office of Prime Minister. 446 pages. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrator: Charles Griffin [Political Cartoons]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Fiction; ISBN: 0340352663. ISBN/EAN: 9780340352663. Inventory No: 240940. Hardcover 
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Daphne: A Portrait of Daphne Du Maurier, Judith Cook
19 Judith Cook Daphne: A Portrait of Daphne Du Maurier
Bantam Press 242844 Great Britain 1991 First Edition 0593020839 / 9780593020838 Hardcover Good Condition Good One of Daphne du Maurier's earliest works was a history of her family, particularly of her grandfather George du Maurier, the "Punch" cartoonist and author of "Trilby", and her father, the actor Gerald. But it was as a popular novelist that she would excel, and by the end of the 1930s "Rebecca" was a literary phenomenon, translated into 20 languages. Daphne's father was fiercely possessive of her, but at the age of 25 she married "Boy" Browning, then the youngest major in the British Army, and soon settled in the Cornish mansion which was featured in "Rebecca" and around which the plot of "The King's General" was constructed. Her sense of place and atmosphere and gift of story-telling ensured a succession of bestselling novels such as "Jamaica Inn", "Frenchman's Creek" and "My Cousin Rachel". After her husband's death she moved to another mansion which became the setting for "The House on the Strand", and became increasingly removed from family and friends until her death. The author has written books on Shakespeare and Elizabethan drama. She knew Daphne du Maurier in the 1960s, has studied her novels and adapted "The King's General" for the theatre. water stain mark to inside front and rear pastedowns. 322 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; ISBN: 0593020839. ISBN/EAN: 9780593020838. Inventory No: 242844. Hardcover 
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Bye, Beautiful, Julia Lawrinson
20 Julia Lawrinson Bye, Beautiful
Penguin Books 243967 Australia 2006 0143003828 / 9780143003823 Softcover Good Condition She thought of Billy, and how he would never say 'Bye, beautiful' to someone like her, that likely no one would ever say anything like that to her in her life, and how she could not do anything to change any of it.Sandy does not know if she would fit in anywhere, but she feels like a complete outsider in this hot wheatbelt town where her policeman father has just been transferred.And then she meets Billy, the part-Aboriginal mechanic's apprentice and town heart-throb.Sandy's feelings for him are overwhelming her, but she is about to find out that her greatest rival is her own sister, the alluring, confident Marianne.Set in Western Australia in the 1960s, this is a story of secrets and heartbreak, of families and changing times, by rising star Julia Lawrinson. 255 pages. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction::Young Adult Fiction; Teens & Young Adult; ISBN: 0143003828. ISBN/EAN: 9780143003823. Inventory No: 243967. Paperback 
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