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Run River

Author : Joan Didion
ISBN : 9780307787750
Genre : Fiction
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Joan Didion's electrifying first novel is a haunting portrait of a marriage whose wrong turns and betrayals are at once absolutely idiosyncratic and a razor-sharp commentary on the history of California. Everett McClellan and his wife, Lily, are the great-grandchildren of pioneers, and what happens to them is a tragic epilogue to the pioneer experience, a story of murder and betrayal that only Didion could tell with such nuance, sympathy, and suspense. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Run River Run

Author : Ann Zwinger
ISBN : 0816508852
Genre : Nature
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"The Green River runs wild, free and vigourous from southern Wyoming to northeastern Utah. Edward Abbey wrote in these pages in 1975 that Anne Zwinger's account "of the Green River and its subtle forms of life and nonlife may be taken as authoritative. 'Run, River, Run,' should serve as a standard reference work on this part of the American West for many years to come." ÑNew York Times Book Review

River Run

Author : Deirdre Black
ISBN : 9781467730655
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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All Freya can remember is her sister, the basement, and the Man Upstairs. She has no memory of the world outside or of being warm or of not feeling hungry. And now her sister is gone. An unlikely ally shows her how to break out of the basement, but on the frozen banks of the Mississippi, Freya quickly discovers things worse than the Man Upstairs. Freya is lucky to find Finn. He has a canoe, some supplies, and a vague idea about a place down south called Norlins. If they can dodge the slavers and avoid starving to death, the two of them might just have a shot at survival.

River Run Red

Author : Andrew Ward
ISBN : 1440649294
Genre : History
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On April 12, 1864, on the Tennessee banks of the Mississippi River, a force of more than 3,000 Confederate cavalrymen under General Nathan Bedford Forrest stormed Fort Pillow, overwhelming a garrison of some 350 Southern white Unionists and over 300 former slaves turned artillerymen. By the next day, hundreds of Federals were dead, over 60 black soldiers had been captured and re-enslaved, and over 100 white soldiers had been marched off to their doom at Andersonville. Confederates called this bloody battle and its aftermath a hard-won victory. Northerners deemed it premeditated slaughter. To this day, Fort Pillow remains one of the most controversial battles in American history. River Run Red vividly depicts the incompetence and corruption of Union occupation in Tennessee, the horrors of guerrilla warfare, the legacy of slavery, and the pent-up bigotry and rage that found its release at Fort Pillow. Andrew Ward brings to life the garrison’s black soldiers and their ambivalent white comrades, and the former slave trader Nathan Bedford Forrest and his ferocious cavalry, in a fast-paced narrative that hurtles toward that fateful April day and beyond. Destined to become as controversial as the battle itself, River Run Red establishes Fort Pillow’s true significance in the annals of American history.

Where The River Runs

Author : Patti Callahan Henry
ISBN : 9781101118337
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times bestselling author Patti Callahan Henry delivers an engaging novel about a South Carolina woman who goes back home to face the past—and discovers herself... Meridy Dresden was once a free-spirited, fun-loving girl. All that changed when the boy she loved was killed in a tragic fire. Since then, she alone has carried the burden of a terrible secret. Now, years later, married to a wonderful man and mother of a teenage son, she is shocked to learn that a childhood friend is being blamed for that long-ago fire. Fearful but determined, Meridy returns to the South Carolina Low Country and summons the courage to make a decision that may destroy her well-ordered life, her family’s reputation, her contented marriage, and everything she’s worked so hard to protect...including her heart. “Brilliant. Powerful. Magical. Do not miss this book.”—New York Times bestselling author Haywood Smith

Eloise In Moscow

Author : Kay Thompson
ISBN : 9781442443259
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Odd Couple Invade Russia and Produce Best-seller When Kay Thompson (with Hilary Knight in tow) swept through Moscow at the height of the Cold War, the Russians didn't know what hit them. No one could have predicted that this small masterpiece would be the result. First published in 1959 and out of print for more than three decades, their fourth book about Eloise is DELICIOUS.

Riverrun Trilogy

Author : S. P. Somtow
ISBN : 1565049438
Genre : Fiction
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Follow the exploits of the Etchison family as their mortal world is rehaped by warring dragon-children under the control of the Darkling King Strang. Within Theo Etchison lies the power of a Turthsayer, a power the Darklings need to dominate the universe. This paperback omnibus includes the entire trilogy: Riverrun, Amorica, and the final book, Yestern.

The River Runs Black

Author : Elizabeth Economy
ISBN : 9780801476136
Genre : Business & Economics
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Drawing on historical research, case studies and interviews with officials, scholars and activists in China, the author examines the nation's growing environmental crisis and its implications for the country's future development. Simultaneous. Hardcover available.

River S Run

Author : S. E. Smith
ISBN : 1942562586
Genre : Fiction
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River sneaks aboard a spaceship to rescue her two sisters, and makes a deal with a group of alien prisoners who have no intention of following through with their end of the deal.

River Runs Red

Author : Jeff Mariotte
ISBN : 9780515144772
Genre : Fiction
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Returning to their small Texas town and the labyrinth of caves in which they once spent time, Wade, Molly, and Byrd are drawn together by mysterious forces that plunge them into a supernatural war that spans across the globe through the raging currents of the world's rivers. Original.

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