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Vinegar Hill [Oprah's Picks]

By: A Manette Ansay

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Avon: 1998

Seller ID: 0030224


In a stark, troubling, yet ultimately triumphant celebration of self-determination, award-winning author A. Manette Ansay re-creates a stifling world of guilty and pain, and the tormented souls who inhabit it. It is 1972 when circumstance carries Ellen Grier and her family back to Holly's Field, Wisconsin. Dutifully accompanying her newly unemployed husband, Ellen has brought her two children into the home of her in-laws on Vinegar Hill--a loveless house suffused with th... View more info

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Cry the Beloved Country (Oprah's Picks)

By: Alan Paton

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Scribner: 2003

Seller ID: 0019710


Cry, the beloved country, for the unborn child that is the inheritor of our fear. Let him not love the earth too deeply. Let him not laugh too gladly when the water runs through his fingers, nor stand too silent when the setting sun makes red the veld with fire. Let him not be too moved when the birds of his land are singing, nor give too much of his heart to a mountain or valley. For fear will rob him of all if he gives too much." The most famous and important novel ... View more info

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Here On Earth (Oprah's Pick)

By: Alice Hoffman

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Berkley Trade: 1998

Seller ID: 0043907


In a review of Hoffman's previous novel, Practical Magic, Booklist wrote, "magic, fantasy, and full-tilt love-at-first-sight have figured in all of Hoffman's sexy, funny, and endearing novels. . . . in Hoffman's universe, all boundaries between inner and outer realms are erased. Fear brings whipping winds, a malevolent spirit causes lilac bushes to achieve monstrous proportions, and love turns the air sweet and golden, melts butter, and makes everyone giddy." In Here on ... View more info

House Of Sand And Fog (Oprah's Pick)

By: Andre Dubus

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Vintage: 2000

Seller ID: 0118889


"Elegant and powerful...an unusual and volatile...literary thriller." --"Washington Post Book World" In this riveting novel of almost unbearable suspense, three fragile yet determined people become dangerously entangled in a relentlessly escalating crisis. Colonel Behrani, once a wealthy man in Iran, is now a struggling immigrant willing to bet everything he has to restore his family's dignity. Kathy Niccolo is a recovering alcoholic and addict whose house is all she ... View more info

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The Pilot's Wife (Oprah's Picks)

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $9.48

Publisher: Back Bay: 2008

Seller ID: 0009446


A pilot's wife is taught to be prepared for the late-night knock at the door. But when Kathryn Lyons receives word that a plan flown by her husband, Jack, has exploded near the coast of Ireland, she confronts the unfathomable-one startling revelation at a time. Soon drawn into a maelstrom of publicity fueled by rumors that Jack led a secret life, Kathryn sets out to learn who her husband really was, whatever that knowledge might cost. Her search propels this taut, impass... View more info

The Pilot's Wife (Oprah's Picks)

By: Anita Shreve

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Little Brown And Company: 2001

Seller ID: 0001802


A pilot's wife is taught to be prepared for the late-night knock at the door. But when Kathryn Lyons receives word that a plan flown by her husband, Jack, has exploded near the coast of Ireland, she confronts the unfathomable-one startling revelation at a time. Soon drawn into a maelstrom of publicity fueled by rumors that Jack led a secret life, Kathryn sets out to learn who her husband really was, whatever that knowledge might cost. Her search propels this taut, impass... View more info

Fall On Your Knees (Oprah's Picks)

By: Ann-Marie MacDonald

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Seal: 2003

Seller ID: 0042753


"What a wild ride -- I couldn't turn the pages fast enough," Oprah Winfrey told her viewers as she announced Fall on Your Knees as her February 2002 Book Club selection. Set largely in a Cape Breton coal mining community called New Waterford, ranging through four generations, Ann-Marie MacDonald's dark, insightful and hilarious first novel focuses on the Piper sisters and their troubled relationship with their father, James. Winner of the 1997 Commonwealth Writers Prize ... View more info

Black and Blue (Oprah's Picks)

By: Anna Quindlen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing: 1999

Seller ID: 0000726


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Black and Blue (Oprah's Picks)

By: Anna Quindlen

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Random House: 1998

Seller ID: 0042066


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Black and Blue (Oprah's Picks)

By: Anna Quindlen

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Random House UK: 1998

Seller ID: 0060366


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The Twelve Tribes of Hattie [Oprah's Pick]

By: Ayana Mathis

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2012

Seller ID: 0120736


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The Poisonwood Bible (Oprah's Picks)

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Price: $10.48

Publisher: Perennial: 1999

Seller ID: 0034139


In 1959, Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist, takes his four young daughters, his wife, and his mission to the Belgian Congo -- a place, he is sure, where he can save needy souls. But the seeds they plant bloom in tragic ways within this complex culture. Set against one of the most dramatic political events of the twentieth century -- the Congo's fight for independence from Belgium and its devastating consequences -- here is "New York Times-bestselling author Bar... View more info

The Poisonwood Bible (Oprah's Picks)

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Harper: 2003

Seller ID: 0051390


In 1959, Nathan Price, a fierce, evangelical Baptist, takes his four young daughters, his wife, and his mission to the Belgian Congo -- a place, he is sure, where he can save needy souls. But the seeds they plant bloom in tragic ways within this complex culture. Set against one of the most dramatic political events of the twentieth century -- the Congo's fight for independence from Belgium and its devastating consequences -- here is New York Times-bestselling author B... View more info

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The Poisonwood Bible (Oprah's Picks)

By: Barbara Kingsolver

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Harper: 1998

Seller ID: 0054815


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The Reader (Oprah's Picks)

By: Bernhard Schlink

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Vintage: 1998

Seller ID: 0065927


Hailed for its coiled eroticism and the moral claims it makes upon the reader, this mesmerizing novel is a story of love and secrets, horror and compassion, unfolding against the haunted landscape of postwar Germany.When he falls ill on his way home from school, fifteen-year-old Michael Berg is rescued by Hanna, a woman twice his age. In time she becomes his lover--then she inexplicably disappears. When Michael next sees her, he is a young law student, and she is on tria... View more info

Jewel (Oprah's Picks)

By: Bret Lott

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1999

Seller ID: 0008482


In the backwoods of Mississippi, Jewel and her husband are truly blessed; they have five fine children. When Brenda Kay is born in 1943, Jewel gives thanks for a healthy baby, last-born and most welcome. "Jewel" is the story of how quickly a life can change; how an unforeseen event can set us on a course without reason or compass. In this story of a woman's devotion to the child who is both her burden and God's singular way of smiling on her, Bret Lott has created a moth... View more info

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Jewel (Oprah's Picks)

By: Bret Lott

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Washington Square Press: 1992

Seller ID: 0013154


In the backwoods of Mississippi, a land of honeysuckle and grapevine, Jewel and her husband, Leston, are truly blessed; they have five fine children. When Brenda Kay is born in 1943, Jewel gives thanks for a healthy baby, last-born and most welcome. "Jewel" is the story of how quickly a life can change; how, like lightning, an unforeseen event can set us on a course without reason or compass. In this story of a woman's devotion to the child who is both her burden and God... View more info

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The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (Oprah's Picks)

By: Carson McCullers

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Mariner: 2000

Seller ID: 0016462


With the publication of her first novel, THE HEART IS A LONELY HUNTER, Carson McCullers, all of twenty-three, became a literary sensation. With its profound sense of moral isolation and its compassionate glimpses into its characters' inner lives, the novel is considered McCullers' finest work, an enduring masterpiece first published by Houghton Mifflin in 1940. At its center is the deaf-mute John Singer, who becomes the confidant for various types of misfits in a Georgia... View more info

Great Expectations (Oprah's Picks)

By: Charles Dickens

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Dale Books: 1978

Seller ID: 0045670


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Oleander Girl

By: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Simon Schuster: 2012

Seller ID: 0122269


Beloved bestselling author Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni has been hailed by Abraham Verghese as a "gifted storyteller" and by "People "magazine as a "skilled cartographer of the heart." Now, Divakaruni returns with her most gripping novel yet, a sweeping, suspenseful coming-of-age tale about a young woman who leaves India for America on a search that will transform her life. THOUGH SHE WAS ORPHANED AT BIRTH, the wild and headstrong Korobi Roy has enjoyed a privileged ch... View more info