Karen's Picks

Karen's Picks These are reading suggestions from Karen.

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The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781101875681
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf Publishing Group - March 7th, 2017

 Karen recommends!


The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374280093
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Sarah Crichton Books - May 31st, 2016

All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner, and the American West Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393089998
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - April 20th, 2015

The Immortal Irishman: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780544272880
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Published: Houghton Mifflin - March 1st, 2016

Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781632860125
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Published: Bloomsbury USA - September 6th, 2016

In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art Cover Image
By Sue Roe
$29.95
ISBN: 9781594204951
Availability: Special Order
Published: Penguin Press - April 21st, 2015

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Provence, 1970: M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard, and the Reinvention of American Taste Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9780307718358
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Published: Clarkson Potter Publishers - November 4th, 2014

Coming October 22nd, 2013


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Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307473417
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Published: Vintage Books - April 23rd, 2013

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The Man in the Rockefeller Suit: The Astonishing Rise and Spectacular Fall of a Serial Impostor Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780452298033
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Published: Plume Books - April 25th, 2012

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Walking Home: A Poet's Journey Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780871407436
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - March 24th, 2014

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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781439176597
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Published: Scribner Book Company - April 24th, 2012

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A Red Herring Without Mustard: A Flavia de Luce Novel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780385343466
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bantam - October 18th, 2011

Karen's Picks Recommended by Karen.


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A Duty to the Dead Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780061791772
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - August 17th, 2010

Karen's Picks Karen: A wonderfully atmospheric mystery set between the World Wars that is reminiscent of Maisie Dobbs (also highly recommended) and ...perhaps the beginning of a new series?  


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Louisa May Alcott: The Woman Behind
$21.00
ISBN: 9780312658878
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Picador USA - October 26th, 2010

 Karen recommends!


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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780767902526
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Broadway Books - May 4th, 1999

Karen's Picks Recommended by Karen!


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Lives Like Loaded Guns: Emily Dickinson and Her Family's Feuds Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143119142
Availability: Special Order
Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2011

 Karen: My favorite biography of 2010. A new look at her life... her relationship with her family... new conclusions about her lifetime seclusion.