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Under the Tuscan Sun: At Home in Italy
Frances Mayes.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767900386.  Daedalus Item Code: 70260
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 1997) Doing for Tuscany what Peter Mayle did for Provence, Frances Mayes here discovers the tastes and pleasures of a foreign country, and describes ... (Read More)
 
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Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink
Elvis Costello.
Publisher: Blue Rider Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399185762.  Daedalus Item Code: 71643
 
Born Declan Patrick MacManus, the grandson of a trumpet player on the White Star Line and son of a radio dance-band vocalist, Elvis Costello went into the family business. He took the popular music ... (Read More)
 
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Victoria: A Life
A.N. Wilson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594205996.  Daedalus Item Code: 72468
 
When Queen Victoria died in 1901, she had ruled for nearly 64 years, and was a mother of nine, grandmother of 42, and the matriarch of royal Europe through her children's marriages. To many, Queen ... (Read More)
 
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Virginia Woolf
Mary Ann Caws.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585675203.  Daedalus Item Code: 40927
 
A leading figure in the Bloomsbury circle, whose brilliant, stylistically innovative novels of the 1920s—among them To the Lighthouse and Mrs. Dalloway—extended the boundaries of ... (Read More)
 
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Virginia Woolf: Life Portraits
Zena Alkayat. Nina Cosford, illus.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711236653.  Daedalus Item Code: 64487
 
From Virginia Woolf's idyllic childhood to the formation of the revolutionary Bloomsbury Group, and from the publication of such influential books as A Room of One's Own and Mrs. ... (Read More)
 
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Walking in the Shade: 1949 to 1962
Doris Lessing.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060929565.  Daedalus Item Code: 42991
 
The second volume of Nobel Laureate Doris Lessing's extraordinary autobiography covers the years from her 1949 arrival in war-weary London with her son Peter and the manuscript for The Grass is ... (Read More)
 
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The Warrior's Life
Alfred de Vigny.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141392806.  Daedalus Item Code: 62131
 
At the end of the Napoleonic Wars, a generation of French soldiers were haunted by defeat, among them the young poet Alfred de Vigny (1797–1863), an aristocrat dispossessed by the Revolution. Noted ... (Read More)
 
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West's World: The Extraordinary Life of Dame Rebecca West
Lorna Gibb.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330464734.  Daedalus Item Code: 53607
 
Born Cicely Fairfield in 1892, Rebecca West was a young woman and a budding actress when she changed her name to that of the feminist heroine in Ibsen's play Rosmersholm. West became a ... (Read More)
 
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What Happened, Miss Simone?: A Biography
Alan Light.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782118725.  Daedalus Item Code: 72922
 
One of the most influential, talented, and provocative artists of our time, Nina Simone was also among the least understood, suggests Alan Light. Drawn from a trove of rare archival footage, audio ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Dylan Thomas
Peter Stevenson.
Publisher: Pitkin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841655345.  Daedalus Item Code: 62357
 
Although writing predominantly in the English language, Dylan Thomas is often regarded as Wales's finest poet. He became popular in his lifetime and remained so after his premature death, acquiring a ... (Read More)
 
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The World of Raymond Chandler: In His Own Words
Barry Day, ed.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385352369.  Daedalus Item Code: 63741
 
In such classics of noir as The Big Sleep and The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler wrote of sleuth Philip Marlowe's pursuit of desperate criminals in mid-20th-century southern California. ... (Read More)
 
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The Wright Brothers
David McCullough.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476728742.  Daedalus Item Code: 71297
 
Two-time Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner David McCullough here tells the surprising, profoundly American story of Wilbur and Orville Wright. On a December day in 1903, in the Outer ... (Read More)
 
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