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Bergdorf blondes / Plum Sykes.

by Sykes, Plum.

Edition: 1st edMaterial type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Miramax Books/Hyperion, 2004Dissertation note: Plum Sykes's beguiling debut welcomes readers to the glamorous world of Park Avenue Princesses, the girls who careen through Manhattan in search of the perfect Fake Bake (tan acquired from Portofino Tanning Salon), a ride on a PJ (private jet) with the ATM (rich boyfriend), and the ever-elusive fianc. Online access: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 813.6 S.P.B 2004.

Bleak House / Charles Dickens ; with the original illustrations by Phiz ; introduced by Barbara Hardy

by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870.

Series: Everyman's library ; 8Edition: 1st ed Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Knopf, c1991Dissertation note: The complex story of a notorious law-suit in which love and inheritance are set against the classic urban background of 19th-century London, where fog on the river, seeping into the very bones of the characters, symbolizes the corruption of the legal system and the society which supports it. Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.8 D.C.B 1991.

Emma / Jane Austen ; with an introduction by Marilyn Butler.

by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.

Series: Everyman's library ; 36Edition: 1st ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [1991]Dissertation note: The most perfect of Jane Austen’s perfect novels begins with twenty-one-year-old Emma Woodhouse comfortably dominating the social order in the village of Highbury, convinced that she has both the understanding and the right to manage other people’s lives–for their own good, of course. Her well-meant interfering centers on the aloof Jane Fairfax, the dangerously attractive Frank Churchill, the foolish if appealing Harriet Smith, and the ambitious young vicar Mr. Elton–and ends with her complacency shattered, her mind awakened to some of life’s more intractable dilemmas, and her happiness assured Online access: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Sample text Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.7A.J.E 1991.

Grasshopper : a novel / Barbara Vine.

by Vine, Barbara, 1930-2015.

Edition: 1st American ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Harmony Books, c2000Online access: Contributor biographical information | Sample text | Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.914 V.B.G 2000.

Holy smoke : a novel / Anna Campion & Jane Campion.

by Campion, Anna, 1952- | Campion, Jane, 1954-.

Edition: 1st ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Hyperion, 1999Online access: Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823 C.A.H 1999.

Jane Eyre / Charlotte Brontë.

by Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.

Series: Courage classicsMaterial type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: Philadelphia, Pa. : Courage Books, c1991Dissertation note: This classic story shows how a young woman can overcome adversity and find true happiness. It is a story of passionate love, travail, and final triumph. Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre leads a lonely life until she finds work as a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester and sees a ghostly woman who roams the halls by night. The relationship between the heroine and Mr. Rochester is only one episode, albeit the most important, in a detailed fictional autobiography in which the author transmuted her own experience into high art. In this work, the plucky heroine is outwardly of plain appearance but possesses an indomitable spirit, a sharp wit, and great courage. Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.8 B.C.J 1991.

Jane Eyre.

by Brontë, Charlotte, 1816-1855.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Not fiction Publication details: Baltimore, Penguin Books [1966]Dissertation note: This classic story shows how a young woman can overcome adversity and find true happiness. It is a story of passionate love, travail, and final triumph. Orphaned at an early age, Jane Eyre leads a lonely life until she finds work as a governess at Thornfield Hall, where she meets the mysterious Mr. Rochester and sees a ghostly woman who roams the halls by night. The relationship between the heroine and Mr. Rochester is only one episode, albeit the most important, in a detailed fictional autobiography in which the author transmuted her own experience into high art. In this work, the plucky heroine is outwardly of plain appearance but possesses an indomitable spirit, a sharp wit, and great courage. Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.8 B.C.J 1966.

Mansfield Park / Jane Austen ; with an introduction by Peter Conrad.

by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.

Series: Everyman's library ; 52Edition: 1st edMaterial type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1992Online access: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.7 A.J.M 1992.

Northanger Abbey / Jane Austen ; with an introduction by Claudia L. Johnson.

by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.

Series: Everyman's library ; 109Edition: Reprint Edition.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1992Dissertation note: Northanger Abbey is a perfectly aimed literary parody that is also a withering satire of the commercial aspects of marriage among the English gentry at the turn of the nineteenth century. But most of all, it is the story of the initiation into life of its naïve but sweetly appealing heroine, Catherine Morland, a willing victim of the contemporary craze for Gothic literature who is determined to see herself as the heroine of a dark and thrilling romance. When she is invited to Northanger Abbey, Online access: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information | Sample text Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.7 A.J.N 1992.

Persuasion / by Jane Austen ; with an introduction by Forrest Reid

by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.

Series: World's classics ; 356Edition: 1st ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Novels Publication details: London : Oxford University Press, H. Milford, 1930Dissertation note: Persuasion is the last novel fully completed by Jane Austen. It was published at the end of 1817, six months after her death. The story concerns Anne Elliot, a young Englishwoman of 27 years, whose family is moving to lower their expenses and get out of debt, at the same time as the wars come to an end Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.74 A.J.P 1930.

Persuasion / Jane Austen.

by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817.

Edition: 1995 Modern Library ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Modern Library, 1995Dissertation note: Of all Jane Austen’s great and delightful novels, Persuasion is widely regarded as the most moving. It is the story of a second chance. Online access: Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.74 A.J.P 1995.

Silent honor / Danielle Steel.

by Steel, Danielle.

Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Delacorte Press, 1996Dissertation note: In her 38th bestselling novel, Danielle Steel creates a powerful, moving portrayal of families divided, lives shattered and a nation torn apart by prejudice during a shameful episode in recent American history. Online access: Sample text | Publisher description | Contributor biographical information Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 813 S.D.S 1996.

The awkward age / Henry James ; with an introduction by Cynthia Ozick.

by James, Henry, 1843-1916.

Series: Everyman's library ; 152Edition: 1st ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, [1993]Dissertation note: Henry James had arrived at such mastery of the forms and uses of fiction by the time he published The Awkward Age in 1899 that this story of a young girl introduced into a casually corrupt circle of sophisticates is at once a universal drama of innocence confronting evil, a detailed examination of a social order, and a stunning picture of a civilization in crisis. On the verge of what was to be his greatest period of creativity, Online access: Publisher description | Contributor biographical information Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 823.912 J.H.A 1993.

The Bostonians / Henry James.

by James, Henry, 1843-1916.

Series: Everyman's library ; 82Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992Dissertation note: Henry James’s celebrated novel about a passionate New England feminist, her reactionary Southern gentleman cousin, and a charismatic young woman whose loyalty they both wish to possess goes so directly to the heart of sexual politics that it speaks to us with a voice as fresh and vital as when the book was first published in 1886. Online access: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description | Sample text Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 813.4 J.H.B 1992.

The wings of the dove / Henry James ; with an introduction by Grey Gowrie.

by James, Henry.

Series: Everyman's library ; 230Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c1997Dissertation note: Of the three late masterpieces that crown the extraordinary literary achievement of Henry James, The Wings of the Dove (1902) is at once the most personal and the most elemental. Online access: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 813.54 J.H.W 1997.

Veronika decides to die / Paulo Coelho ; translated from the Portuguese by Margaret Jull Costa

by Coelho, Paulo.

Edition: 1st Harper Perennial edMaterial type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction Publication details: New York : Harper Perennial, 2006Dissertation note: Twenty-four-year-old Veronika seems to have everything—youth and beauty, boyfriends and a loving family, a fulfilling job. But something is missing in her life. So, one cold November morning, she takes a handful of sleeping pills expecting never to wake up. But she does—at a mental hospital where she is told that she has only days to live. Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (3) Call number: 813.54 C.P.V 2006, ...

Z for Zachariah / by Robert C. O'Brien.

by O'Brien, Robert C.

Edition: 1st Aladdin Paperbacks Books ed.Material type: Text Text; Format: print ; Literary form: Fiction ; Audience: Juvenile; Publication details: New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 1987Dissertation note: Seemingly the only person left alive after a nuclear war, a sixteen-year-old girl is relieved to see a man arrive into her valley until she realizes that he is a tyrant and she must somehow escape. Availability: Items available for loan: Centeral Library (1) Call number: 813.54 O.R.Z 1987.

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