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Pride and Prejudice (Barnes & Noble Classics) Cover Image
By Jane Austen, Carol Howard (Introduction by), Carol Howard (Notes by)
$4.21
ISBN: 9781593080204
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Published: Barnes & Noble Classics - August 1st, 2003

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Fahrenheit 451: A Novel Cover Image
$13.59
ISBN: 9781451673319
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 10th, 2012

Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future.

Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out.


The Great Gatsby Cover Image
$14.45
ISBN: 9780743273565
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Published: Scribner - September 30th, 2004

A true classic of twentieth-century literature, this edition has been updated by Fitzgerald scholar James L.W.


Lord of the Flies Cover Image
By William Golding, Lois Lowry (Afterword by), Jennifer Buehler (Contributions by)
$8.49
ISBN: 9780399501487
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Published: Penguin Books - December 16th, 2003

Golding’s iconic 1954 novel, now with a new foreword by Lois Lowry, remains one of the greatest books ever written for young adults and an unforgettable classic for readers of any age.
 
This edition includes a new Suggestions for Further Reading by Jennifer Buehler.


The Scarlet Letter Cover Image
$4.21
ISBN: 9780553210095
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Published: Bantam Classics - February 1st, 1981

Hailed by Henry James as "the finest piece of imaginative writing yet put forth in the country," Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter reaches to our nation's historical and moral roots for the material of great tragedy.


Old Man and the Sea Cover Image
$11.04
ISBN: 9780684801223
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Published: Scribner - May 5th, 1995

Told in language of great simplicity and power, this story of courage and personal triumph remains one of Ernest Hemingway’s most enduring works.

The Old Man and the Sea is one of Hemingway’s most enduring works.


To Kill a Mockingbird Cover Image
$7.64
ISBN: 9780446310789
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - October 11th, 1988

The unforgettable novel of a childhood in a sleepy Southern town and the crisis of conscience that rocked it, To Kill A Mockingbird became both an instant bestseller and a critical success when it was first published in 1960. It went on to win the Pulitzer Prize in 1961 and was later made into an Academy Award-winning film, also a classic.


Animal Farm Cover Image
By George Orwell, Russell Baker (Preface by), C.M. Woodhouse (Introduction by)
$8.49
ISBN: 9780451526342
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Published: Signet - April 6th, 2004

George Orwell's timeless and timely allegorical novel—a scathing satire on a downtrodden society’s blind march towards totalitarianism.

“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.”


The Catcher in the Rye Cover Image
$7.64
ISBN: 9780316769488
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 1st, 1991

Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories, particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme--With Love and Squalor, will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of children.


Romeo and Juliet (Folger Shakespeare Library) Cover Image
$5.09
ISBN: 9780743477116
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 1st, 2004

In Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare creates a violent world, in which two young people fall in love. It is not simply that their families disapprove; the Montagues and the Capulets are engaged in a blood feud.

In this death-filled setting, the movement from love at first sight to the lovers’ final union in death seems almost inevitable.


Of Mice and Men Cover Image
$10.20
ISBN: 9780140177398
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Published: Penguin Books - September 1st, 1993

A controversial tale of friendship and tragedy during the Great Depression
 
They are an unlikely pair: George is "small and quick and dark of face"; Lennie, a man of tremendous size, has the mind of a young child. Yet they have formed a "family," clinging together in the face of loneliness and alienation.


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Cover Image
$5.06
ISBN: 9780553210798
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Published: Bantam Classics - February 1st, 1981

Hilariously picaresque, epic in scope, alive with  the poetry and vigor of the American people, Mark  Twain's story about a young boy and his journey  down the Mississippi was the first great novel to  speak in a truly American voice.