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David Gates
David Gates

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David Gates lives in New York City and in a small town in upstate New York.

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Sense and Sensibility

Written by Jane Austen
Introduction by David Gates


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 9, 2001
Price: $6.95

Published in 1811, Sense and Sensibility has delighted generations of readers with its masterfully crafted portrait of two sisters, Elinor and Marianne Dashwood. Forced to leave their home after their father's death, Elinor and Marianne must rely on making good marriages as their means of support. But unscrupulous cads, meddlesome matriarchs... Read more >
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David Copperfield

Written by Charles Dickens
Introduction by David Gates


Format: Trade Paperback, 896 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 28, 2000
Price: $8.95

Hugely admired by Tolstoy, David Copperfield is the novel that draws most closely from Charles Dickens's own life. Its eponymous hero, orphaned as a boy, grows up to discover love and happiness, heartbreak and sorrow amid a cast of eccentrics, innocents, and villains. Praising Dickens's power of invention, Somerset Maugham wrote... Read more >
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Little Dorrit

Written by Charles Dickens
Illustrated by H. K. Browne
Introduction by David Gates


Format: Trade Paperback, 912 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: March 12, 2002
Price: $9.95

Upon its publication in 1857, Little Dorrit immediately outsold any of Dickens’s previous books. The story of William Dorrit, imprisoned for debt in Marshalsea Prison, and his daughter and helpmate, Amy, or Little Dorrit, the novel charts the progress of the Dorrit family from poverty to riches. In his Introduction, David... Read more >
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Jernigan

Written by David Gates


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 31, 1992
Price: $15.00

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Jernigan

Written by David Gates


Format: eBook, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Preston Falls
A Novel
Written by David Gates


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 6, 1999
Price: $17.00

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Preston Falls
A Novel
Written by David Gates


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $13.99

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The Wonders of the Invisible World

Written by David Gates


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 29, 2010
Price: $9.99

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The Wonders of the Invisible World

Written by David Gates


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 4, 2000
Price: $15.00

The author of the highly acclaimed novels Jernigan (Pulitzer Prize Finalist) and Preston Falls (National Book Critics Cirlce Award Finalist) offers up a mordantly funny collection of short stories about the faulty bargains we make with ourselves to continure the high-wire act of living meaningful lives in late twentieth-century America.

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