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Caravans and Wedding Bands: Memories of a Romany Life
Eva Petulengro.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447209447.  Daedalus Item Code: 52832
In this sequel to her heartwarming memoir The Girl in the Painted Caravan, Eva Petulengro tells how she married outside her Romany culture in 1964, giving up her gypsy caravan for life with a ... (Read More)
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Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of a Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator
Homer Hickam.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780008154219.  Daedalus Item Code: 62877
The author of Rocket Boys here takes us to the 1930s, when the Great Depression brought Elsie Lavender back to the coal fields of West Virginia with a single memento of her once-prosperous ... (Read More)
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Celtic Fairy Tales
Joseph Jacobs, ed. John D. Batten, illus.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781629142272.  Daedalus Item Code: 63990
Originally published in 1892, this beautiful book of 26 tales collected by British folklorist Joseph Jacobs (1854–1916) introduced the unique magic of the Celtic folk imagination, full of heroes and ... (Read More)
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Charles Dickens: A Celebration of His Life and Work
Charles Mosley.
Publisher: Worth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849310253.  Daedalus Item Code: 40768
Heavily illustrated with captioned color reproductions of art, engravings, photos, and such ephemera as original title pages, this book from the author of Hans Christian Andersen: The Illustrated ... (Read More)
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Charles Dickens
Michael Slater.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300170931.  Daedalus Item Code: 42504
The past president of the International Dickens Fellowship, former editor of The Dickensian, and longtime trustee of the Charles Dickens Museum, literature professor Michael Slater gives us an ... (Read More)
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Charles Dickens: England's Most Captivating Storyteller
Catherine Wells-Cole.
Publisher: Templar.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780763655679.  Daedalus Item Code: 50539
The world of Charles Dickens—both in his stories and in the real world of Victorian England—are vividly depicted in this scrapbook biography for readers 9 and up and Dickens fans of all ages.

"This ... (Read More)

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Charles Dickens at Home
Hilary Macaskill. Florian Schweizer, foreword. Graham Salter, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711232273.  Daedalus Item Code: 50657
Giving us an uncommonly close-up look at one of the world's most popular and celebrated authors of the past two centuries, this book is a detailed, highly visual tour of the places where Charles ... (Read More)
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Charles Dickens in Love
Robert Garnett.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605983950.  Daedalus Item Code: 51294
Charles Dickens's gift for creating memorable and believable female characters owes much to his love for three women over the course of his lifetime, suggests Robert Garnett. In this biography—which ... (Read More)
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The Charleston Bulletin Supplements
Virginia Woolf & Quentin Bell. Claudia Olk, ed.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358910.  Daedalus Item Code: 52391
In the summer of 1923 Virginia Woolf's nephews, Quentin and Julian Bell, started a family newspaper, The Charleston Bulletin. Quentin asked his aunt Virginia for a contribution—"it seemed ... (Read More)
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Cheese, Pears, and History in a Proverb
Massimo Montanari.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152518.  Daedalus Item Code: 62021
Intrigued by the Italian expression "Do not let the peasant know how good cheese is with pears," Massimo Montanari set out to unravel the phrase's origin and utility. Perusing archival cookbooks, ... (Read More)
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Childhood Memories and Other Stories
Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa. Ian Thomson, foreword. Stephen Parkin, trans. Gioacchino Lanza Tomasi & Alessandro Gallenzi, eds.
Publisher: Alma Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847493057.  Daedalus Item Code: 51588
The author of The Leopard, one of the most poignant and enduringly popular novels of the 20th century, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa left only a few other pieces of fiction when he died ... (Read More)
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Classic American Love Poems
Hippocrene Books, eds. Rosemary Fox, illus.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781808941.  Daedalus Item Code: 52170
This anthology presents more than 100 inspiring love poems from 47 American poets, encompassing works from colonial days to the 20th century and touching on themes of patriotism, familial and ... (Read More)
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