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"Best of Women's Short Stories"

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Explore the many experiences and complexities of womanhood. This title includes Ladies in Lavender by William J Locke, which was the inspiration for the film of the same name starring Judi Dench and Maggie Smith. Cd-Audio, Weight: 234g.
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ISBN:  1904605168
Publisher:  Csa Word
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"Bit on the Side"

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Twenty-first century women have it all. We can do what we want, when we want and with whom we want. Can't we? This book is a collection of life stories by women in their 20s to 70s. It is about how we live: our desires, discontents, ambitions and commitments. Paperback, 216 pages. Size: 220 x 145 mm. Weight: 232g.
Author:  (Kiernan, Anna, ed.)
ISBN:  1905762054
Publisher:  Parthian Books
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"Bitch Lit"

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A smart and subversive celebration of female anti-heroes, 'Bitch Lit' features women who take the law into their own hands, who defy society's expectations, put their own needs first and don't feel guilty - Characters that give Lady Macbeth, Imelda Marcos and Narnia's Snow Queen a run for their money. All these stories, in one way or another, are tales of women and power. Paperback, 232 pages. Size: 207 x 135 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  (Chowdhry, Maya, ed.)
ISBN:  0946745773
Publisher:  Crocus Books
Date:  2006  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"Bittersweet Pieces"

Collection of Dutch Short Stories

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"Monograph Series / Phenomena Publications" series; Paperback, 110 pages. Weight: 110g.
Author:  (Bussink, Gerrit, ed.)
ISBN:  0920717489
Publisher:  Guernica Editions,Canada
Date:  1991  (Canada)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"The Book of Other People"

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Features twenty stories by writers from both sides of the Atlantic. Paperback, 304 pages. Weight: 283g.
Author:  (Smith, Zadie, ed.)
ISBN:  0141029323
Publisher:  Penguin Books Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"The Bride Stripped Bare"

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Coolly impassioned, this book tells shocking truths about love and sex. These are the kind of revelations that best friends whisper to each other and then decide to forget they ever revealed. It will make you question whether it is ever entirely possible to know another person. New ed. Paperback, 224 pages. Size: 197 x 130 mm. Weight: 264g.
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ISBN:  0007163541
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2004  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"The Carved Pipe/The Tall Woman and Her Short Husband"

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Two tapes, running time approximately 1 hour 30 minutes, unabridged, read by Elizabeth Lindsay. Audio Cassette, Weight: 222g.
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ISBN:  095325092X
Publisher:  Rickshaw Productions
Date:  2001  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"A Case of Hives"

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With illustrations. Paperback, Size: 220 x 140 mm. Weight: 677g.
Author:  (Heath, L.A.F., ed.)
ISBN:  090565210X
Publisher:  Bee Books New & Old
Date:  1986  (UK)
Readership:  General Modern Fiction

"Chaos of the Night"

Women's Poetry and Verse From the Second World War

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A deeply moving collection of women's poetry from the Second World War. Companion volume to SCARS UPON MY HEART New ed. Paperback, 176 pages. Size: 198 x 126 mm. Weight: 505g.
Author:  (Reilly, Catherine, ed.)
ISBN:  1844082245
Publisher:  Little, Brown Book Group
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"The Cocaine Chronicles"

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Contains tough tales by a cross-section of today's most thought-provoking writers. With illustrations. Paperback, 250 pages. Size: 210 x 133 mm. Weight: 58g.
Author:  (Tervalon, Jervey, ed.)
ISBN:  1888451750
Publisher:  Akashic Books,U.S.
Date:  2005  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"Confessions of a Lapdancer"

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City girl by day, city stripper by night Paperback, Size: 178 x 111 mm. Weight: 199g.
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ISBN:  1847560849
Publisher:  Harpercollins Publishers
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"Country Boys, City Boys"

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Paperback, 268 pages. Size: 229 x 152 mm. Weight: 392g.
Author:  (Patrick, John, ed.)
ISBN:  1934187232
Publisher:  Starbooks Press
Date:  2008  (United States)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"Curfew and Kalashnikovs"

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Draws on the story of one womans experiences in Africa during the period of Terrorist War. This book talks about the experiences of 'Betty', a woman who at 16 left home to assist the Red Cross in dealing with Evacuee children from London. At 18 she joined the Navy to work as a nurse at one of their hospitals. Paperback, 258 pages. Size: 180 x 124 mm. Weight: 243g.
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ISBN:  1904985483
Publisher:  Stamford House Publishing
Date:  2007  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"Daddy's Gone A-Hunting"

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Focuses on the expectations of women, about a house-bound mother reluctantly (desperately) at home all day, in contrast to her daughter who has escaped, to university and then, we can assume, to a job. This book came out at a time, when the impact of the new wave of feminism, had not yet arrived. Paperback, 256 pages. Size: 192 x 138 mm. Weight: 336g.
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ISBN:  1903155673
Publisher:  Persephone Books Ltd
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

"Dads"

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Contains anecdotes and personal recollections about what it is like to be a dad - from the shock of looking after a new born to the mixed blessings that are teenagers - and the contributors changing relationships with their own fathers. With illustrations. Hardback, 256 pages. Size: 205 x 136 mm. Weight: 335g.
Author:  (McNeil, Gil, ed.)
ISBN:  0091922720
Publisher:  Ebury Press
Date:  2008  (United Kingdom)
Readership:  General (Us: Trade) Modern Fiction

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