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jimtroeltsch moved a title to their Completed shelf Feb 27 2021
Seventeen-year-old Alex Jackson comes home from school to find that his father, a CBC news cameraman, wants to take him to China's capital, Beijing.Once there, Alex finds himself on his own in Tian An Men Square as desperate students fight the...
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jimtroeltsch added a title to their For later shelf Feb 23 2021
Since its original publication in Paris in 1959, Naked Lunch has become one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Exerting its influence on the relationship of art and obscenity, it is one of the books that redefined not just...
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jimtroeltsch added a title to their For later shelf Feb 23 2021
Last Exit to Brooklyn remains undiminished in its awesome power and magnitude as the novel that first showed us the fierce, primal rage seething in America's cities. Selby brings out the dope addicts, hoodlums, prostitutes, workers, and thieves...
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jimtroeltsch added a title to their For later shelf Feb 16 2021
Set in Aba, a town perched at 12,000 feet on the Tibetan plateau in the far western reaches of China that has been the engine of Tibetan resistance for decades, Eat the Buddha tells the story of a nation through the lives of ordinary people living...
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jimtroeltsch added a title to their For later shelf Feb 06 2021
The mysterious new tenant of Wildfell Hall is a strong-minded woman who keeps her own counsel. Helen 'Graham'-- exiled with her child to the desolate moorland mansion, adopting an assumed name and earning her living as a painter-- has returned to...
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