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Product picture for Milkman: A Novel by Anna Burns
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Winner of the Man Booker Prize

“Everything about this novel rings true. . . . Original, funny, disarmingly oblique and unique.”―The Guardian

In an unnamed city, middle sister stands out for the wrong reasons. She reads while walking, for one. And she has been taking French night classes downtown. So when a local paramilitary known as the milkman begins pursuing her, she suddenly becomes “interesting,” the last thing she ever wanted to be. Despite middle sister’s...
Book cover from Little Constructions by Anna Burns
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An irate woman bursts into a gun shop in the town of Tiptoe Floorboard, helps herself to a Kalashnikov rifle, and sets off in a taxi on her mission of retribution. So begins this surreal and enigmatic tale starring the Doe clan, a close-knit family of criminals and victims. Bound together by love, loyalty, fear, secrets, the Does struggle to make and maintain connections with each other. By turns chilling and wickedly funny, this novel that explores what transpires when unspeakable...
Book cover from Guide to the New Petite: Floral Designs 12 and Under by Anna G. Burns
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Petite floral design is resurging in popularity! Flower-show attendees show fascination. Floral designers themselves recognize that plant materials and supplies are readily available and plentiful-once they leave the familiar mindset of designing in standard dimensions. Over fifty petite designs created by the author are beautifully photographed in fitting and innovative settings. Designs range in size from under 3 inches to 12 inches and cover multiple design types in both creative and...
Book cover from Human Rights in the World Community: Issues and Action (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights) by Anna G. Burns
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Specifically designed for educational use in international relations, law, political science, economics, and philosophy classes, Human Rights in the World Community treats the full range of human rights issues, including key paradoxes and contestations surrounding human rights, implementation problems, and processes involving international, national, and nongovernmental action. This new, expanded edition reflects the global, large-scale change that has occurred in the field of human rights,...
Book cover from The Leavenworth Case (Library Edition) by Anna Katharine Green
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Horatio Leaven-worth is a New York merchant whose material wealth is matched by his eminence in the community and reputation for good works. He is also the guardian of two striking nieces who share his Fifth Avenue mansion. Mary, her uncle's favorite, Is to inherit his fortune at his death. As this mystery opens, that lamentable event has just occurred. Leavenworth has been shot to death and circumstances point to one of his young wards.
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Book cover from Little Construction by Anna Burns
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Book cover from Literary Laundry: Volume 2, Issue 1 by Literary Laundry
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In Volume 2, Issue 1 (Autumn 2011), Literary Laundry continues to pursue the overwhelming question: for what “sake” should literature exist? The works selected for this issue underscore the intellectually transformative power of the word, charting the capacity of literature to dramatize the processes by which we construct both meaning and reality. It offers only tentative answers, but asserts without timidity that art for art’s sake is nothing but a fallacy. This issue also inaugurates a...
Book cover from Ghost Dances and Shadow Pantomimes - Eyewitness Accounts of the Supernatural in Old Georgia (Volume 1) by Gordon Burns Smith
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Book cover from Melkboer (Dutch Edition) by Anna Burns
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