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The Death of Che Guevara

Written by Jay Cantor


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-71383-5 (0-375-71383-2)

In his critically acclaimed epic first novel, Jay Cantor, author of Krazy Kat and Great Neck, draws on history, myth, and his own prodigious imagination to take on the life and death of revolutionary icon Che Guevara.

In his now famous progress through modern times, Ernesto “Che” Guevara, the scion of a... Read more >
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Forgiving the Angel
Four Stories for Franz Kafka
Written by Jay Cantor


Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $24.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-35034-1 (0-385-35034-1)

From one of our most thought-provoking and admired writers, a brilliant, beautiful, and sometimes heartbreaking group of stories based on a circle of real people who are held together by love of their friend Franz Kafka.

The sequence opens with Max Brod, Kafka’s friend and literary executor, telling us about Kafka and... Read more >
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Great Neck

Written by Jay Cantor


Format: Trade Paperback, 720 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 10, 2004
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71339-2 (0-375-71339-5)

From the much-praised author of Krazy Kat and The Death of Che Guevara, the tumultuous story of a group of friends growing up idealistic, radical, and romantic in the sixties and seventies.

We enter their lives in 1960 as a sixth-grade class of Great Neck kids—most of them Jewish—learns for the first... Read more >
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Krazy Kat

Written by Jay Cantor


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 10, 2004
Price: $13.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-71382-8 (0-375-71382-4)

Krazy Kat adores Ignatz Mouse. She sees the bricks he hurls at her head as tokens of love, and each day Ignatz arranges a cunningly different method of delivery for his missile. But when Ignatz and Krazy witness the mega-brick explosion in the desert, Krazy becomes depressed, and refuses to perform... Read more >
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Everything
A Novel
Written by Kevin Canty


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
Publisher: Nan A. Talese
On Sale: July 6, 2010
Price: $25.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-53330-0 (0-385-53330-6)

On the fifth of July, RL and June go down to the river with a bottle of Johnnie Walker Red to commemorate Taylor’s fiftieth and last birthday. Taylor was RL’s boyhood friend and June’s husband, but after eleven years, June, a childless hospice worker, finally declares she’s “nobody’s widow anymore.” Anxious... Read more >
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Into the Great Wide Open

Written by Kevin Canty


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 30, 1997
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-77652-9 (0-679-77652-4)

Building on the success of A Stranger in This World, the widely praised collection of stories that was one of the most exciting literary debuts of recent years, Kevin Canty has written a blistering, unforgettable first novel. Set in the sprawl of suburbia, with its shattered families and hollow lives, Into... Read more >
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Nine Below Zero

Written by Kevin Canty


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 5, 2000
Price: $18.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-70799-5 (0-375-70799-9)

From the acclaimed author of A Stranger in this World and Into the Great Wide Open comes a novel that explores reckless love and penetrates the unrelenting winter landscape of the American West.

Marvin Deernose, a Native American carpenter and recovering alcoholic, has just returned to his Montana hometown with hopes of... Read more >

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A Stranger in This World
Stories
Written by Kevin Canty


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 8, 1995
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-76394-9 (0-679-76394-5)

In the tradition of the works of Raymond Carver and Richard Ford, this fiction debut shines with verbal brilliance. Disturbing yet compellingly readable, the stories in this collection explore the gap between disappointment and hope, between life as it could be and life as it is. Read more >
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Where the Money Went

Written by Kevin Canty


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $14.95
ISBN: 978-0-307-38921-3 (0-307-38921-9)

In these nine surprising stories about love and the desertion of love, a father contemplates his bank balance amid receipts for ski vacations; a real-estate agent tries to sell a house while his small son bites other children; and a widower, resigned to television for company, discovers the pleasures of life... Read more >
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Winslow in Love

Written by Kevin Canty


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-7855-4 (1-4000-7855-5)

Richard Winslow is in a rut. His marriage is over and he is alone, teaching poetry as a visiting professor in Montana and continuing to avoid actually writing himself. He drinks to oblivion every night.

At this freezing college, in the dead of winter, Winslow meets Erika, one of his poetry students... Read more >
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Answered Prayers

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 29, 1994
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-75182-3 (0-679-75182-3)

Although Truman Capote’s last novel was unfinished at the time of his death, its surviving portions offer a devastating group portrait of the high and low society of his time.

As it follows the career of a writer of uncertain parentage and omnivorous erotic tastes, Answered Prayers careens from a louche bar... Read more >

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Breakfast at Tiffany's
A Short Novel and Three Stories
Written by Truman Capote


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 13, 1994
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-60085-5 (0-679-60085-X)

Contains:

Breakfast at Tiffany's
House of Flowers
A Diamond Guitar
A Christmas Memory Read more >
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Breakfast at Tiffany's

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 28, 1993
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-74565-5 (0-679-74565-3)

This volume includes three of Capote's best-known stories, "House of Flowers, " "A Diamond Guitar, " and "A Christmas Memory, " in addition to his bestselling novel, Breakfast at Tiffany, the popular story of Holly Golightly--"a cross between Lolita and Auntie Mame" (Time). Read more >
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A Christmas Memory

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: November 12, 1996
Price: $15.95
ISBN: 978-0-679-60237-8 (0-679-60237-2)

Available for the first time in a single volume are the three holiday stories that Truman Capote regarded as among his greatest works of short fiction. Two of these childhood memoirs--"A Christmas Memory" and "The Thanksgiving Visitor"-- center on the author's early years with a family of distant relatives in rural... Read more >
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The Complete Stories of Truman Capote

Written by Truman Capote
Introduction by Reynolds Price


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: September 21, 2004
Price: $26.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-64310-4 (0-679-64310-9)

Includes the never-before published short story, “The Bargain”.

Most readers know Truman Capote as the author of Breakfast at Tiffany’s and In Cold Blood; or they remember his notorious social life and wild and witty public appearances. But he was also the author of superb short tales that were as elegant as... Read more >
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The Complete Stories of Truman Capote

Written by Truman Capote
Introduction by Reynolds Price


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-1-4000-9691-6 (1-4000-9691-X)

A landmark collection that brings together Truman Capote’s life’s work in the form he called his “great love,” The Complete Stories confirms Capote’s status as a master of the the short story. This first-ever compendium features a never-before-published 1950 story, “The Bargain,” as well as an introduction by Reynolds Price. Ranging... Read more >
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The Grass Harp

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 28, 1993
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-74557-0 (0-679-74557-2)

Set on the outskirts of a small Southern town, The Grass Harp tells the story of three endearing misfits—an orphaned boy and two whimsical old ladies—who one day take up residence in a tree house. As they pass sweet yet hazardous hours in a china tree, The Grass Harp manages to... Read more >
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In Cold Blood

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 1, 1994
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-74558-7 (0-679-74558-0)

This is a new edition of Capote's true crime masterpiece: the riveting re-creation of the brutal slaying of the Clutter family of Holcomb, Kansas.  As Capote reconstructs the murder and the investigation that led to the capture, trial, and execution of the killers, he generates both mesmerizing suspense and astonishing empathy.



"The best... Read more >

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Music for Chameleons

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: March 29, 1994
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-74566-2 (0-679-74566-1)

In these gems of reportage Truman Capote takes true stories and real people and renders then with the stylistic brio we expect from great fiction. Here we encounter an exquisitely preserved Creole aristocrat sipping absinthe in her Martinique salon; an enigmatic killer who sends his victims announcements of their forthcoming demise... Read more >

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Other Voices, Other Rooms

Written by Truman Capote


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 1, 1994
Price: $15.00
ISBN: 978-0-679-74564-8 (0-679-74564-5)

Truman Capote’s first novel is a story of almost supernatural intensity and inventiveness, an audacious foray into the mind of a sensitve boy as he seeks out the grown-up enigmas of love and death in the ghostly landscape of the deep South.

At the age of twelve, Joel Knox is summoned... Read more >
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Summer Crossing
A Novel
Written by Truman Capote


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: June 27, 2006
Price: $14.00
ISBN: 978-0-8129-7593-2 (0-8129-7593-6)

Thought to be lost for over 50 years, here is the first novel by one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.

Set in New York during the summer of 1945, this is the story of a young carefree socialite, Grady, who must make serious decisions about the romance... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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Summer Crossing
A Novel
Written by Truman Capote


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: October 25, 2005
Price: $22.95
ISBN: 978-1-4000-6522-6 (1-4000-6522-4)

Thought to be lost for over 50 years, here is the first novel by one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century.

Set in New York during the summer of 1945, this is the story of a young carefree socialite, Grady, who must make serious decisions about the romance... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

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Acts of Faith

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 688 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $18.95
ISBN: 978-0-375-72597-5 (0-375-72597-0)

Thirty years ago, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Philip Caputo crossed the deserts of Sudan and Eritrea on foot and camelback, a journey that inspired his first novel, Horn of Africa, and awakened a lifelong fascination with Africa. His travels have since taken him back to Sudan, as well as to... Read more >
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Crossers

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-72598-2 (0-375-72598-9)

When Gil Castle loses his wife, he retreats to his family’s sprawling homestead out west, a forsaken part of the country where drug lords have more power than police. Here Castle begins to rebuild his life, even as he uncovers some dark truths about his fearsome grandfather. When a Mexican illegal... Read more >
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DelCorso's Gallery

Written by Philip Caputo


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 14, 2001
Price: $16.00
ISBN: 978-0-375-72509-8 (0-375-72509-1)

A classic novel of Vietnam and its aftermath from Philip Caputo, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning memoir A Rumor of War is widely considered among the best ever written about the experience of war.

At thirty-three, Nick DelCorso is an award-winning war photographer who has seen action and dodged bullets all over the world–most... Read more >
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