2020 Southern Festival of Books: All Titles

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All books by Southern Festival of Books authors are listed below. To see the books sorted by genre, click here or on the banner above.

These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393609301
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 25th, 2020

Westside Saints: A Novel (A Gilda Carr Tiny Mystery) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062854049
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Published: Harper Voyager - May 5th, 2020

Homeland Elegies: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316496421
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - September 15th, 2020

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The Road from Raqqa: A Story of Brotherhood, Borders, and Belonging Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984817181
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Published: Ballantine Books - July 21st, 2020

Swan Song: An Odyssey Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657545
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Published: Knopf - June 9th, 2020

Afterlife Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781643750255
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 7th, 2020

A Measure of Belonging: Twenty-One Writers of Color on the New American South Cover Image
By Cinelle Barnes (Editor)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938235719
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Published: Hub City Press - October 6th, 2020

Cinderella Is Dead Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547603879
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - July 7th, 2020

Child of Light: A Biography of Robert Stone Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780385541602
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Published: Doubleday - March 17th, 2020

Sisters of the Undertow: A Novel Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781680032109
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Published: Texas Review Press - March 2nd, 2020

Negotiations Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951142131
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Published: Tin House Books - October 13th, 2020

A Better Man: A (Mostly Serious) Letter to My Son Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781616209117
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 15th, 2020

Every Bone a Prayer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781728216218
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - August 4th, 2020

Mary Bohlen's Heritage Cooking Inspired by Rebecca Boone (Food and the American South) Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780881467383
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Published: Mercer University Press - March 2nd, 2020

Zora and Me: The Summoner Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536216677
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Published: Candlewick - October 13th, 2020

The Headless Angel Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781604542639
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Published: Iris Press - March 20th, 2020

King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

The Light in Hidden Places Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338355932
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 3rd, 2020

The Last Flight Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781728215723
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Published: Sourcebooks Landmark - June 23rd, 2020

Step Into the Circle: Writers in Modern Appalachia Cover Image
By Amy Greene (Editor), Trent Thomson (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781949467130
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Published: Blair - December 3rd, 2019

Time to Roar Cover Image
By Olivia A. Cole, Jessica Gibson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547603701
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 1st, 2020

Click, Clack, Good Night (A Click Clack Book) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534451087
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 6th, 2020

All of the Belles: The Montgomery Stories of F. Scott Fitzgerald Cover Image
By F. Scott Fitzgerald, Kirk Curnutt (Introduction by)
$23.95
ISBN: 9781588384232
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Published: NewSouth Books - March 3rd, 2020

East of Texas, West of Hell Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781588384164
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Published: NewSouth Books - September 8th, 2020

Ordinary Girls: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781643750828
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 16th, 2020

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Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger: A Memoir Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780525560944
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Published: Penguin Press - August 4th, 2020

The Places We Sleep Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780823444212
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Published: Holiday House - August 25th, 2020

The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143111016
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Published: Penguin Books - February 6th, 2018

Storm Dog Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062430007
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - August 18th, 2020

Life Is in the Transitions: Mastering Change at Any Age Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594206825
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Published: Penguin Press - July 14th, 2020

Love Child's Hotbed of Occasional Poetry: Poems & Artifacts Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780810142015
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Published: Triquarterly - April 15th, 2020

The Slave Who Went to Congress Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781588383563
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Published: NewSouth Books - February 15th, 2020

Not So Pure and Simple Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062349194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 21st, 2020

The Vanderbeekers Lost and Found Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780358256199
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 15th, 2020

All the Agents and Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781469631592
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - July 10th, 2017

Voyage of the Adventure: Retracing the Donelson Party's Journey to the Founding of Nashville Cover Image
By John Guider, Jeff Sellers (Contribution by), Albert Bender (Contribution by)
$34.95
ISBN: 9780826501097
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Published: Vanderbilt University Press - September 15th, 2020

Whose Blues?: Facing Up to Race and the Future of the Music Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781469660363
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - October 19th, 2020

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Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
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Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

Soul Full of Coal Dust: A Fight for Breath and Justice in Appalachia Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316299473
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 18th, 2020

An American Sunrise: Poems Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780393358483
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 18th, 2020

Greetings from New Nashville: How a Sleepy Southern Town Became It City Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780826500274
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Published: Vanderbilt University Press - October 15th, 2020

Weathering: Poems and Recollections Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780881467345
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Published: Mercer University Press - March 2nd, 2020

Dying is Easy Cover Image
By Joe Hill, Martin Simmonds (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781684057030
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Published: IDW Publishing - October 20th, 2020

Roll the Stone Away: A Family's Legacy of Racism and Abuse Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780881467321
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Published: Mercer University Press - May 1st, 2020

Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial (Documentary Arts and Culture) Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781469654232
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Published: University of North Carolina Press - February 17th, 2020

Step Into the Circle: Writers in Modern Appalachia Cover Image
By Amy Greene (Editor), Trent Thomson (Editor)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781949467130
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Published: Blair - December 3rd, 2019

Southernmost Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616209360
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Published: Algonquin Books - June 4th, 2019

A Few Honest Words: The Kentucky Roots of Popular Music Cover Image
By Jason Howard, Rodney Crowell (Foreword by)
$19.95
ISBN: 9780813147451
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Published: University Press of Kentucky - January 20th, 2015

Stealing Mt. Rushmore Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250155009
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 18th, 2020

The Forever Wish of Middy Sweet Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9780881467536
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Published: Mercer University Press - August 3rd, 2020

If I Had Two Wings: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005469
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 4th, 2020

The Splendid and the Vile: A Saga of Churchill, Family, and Defiance During the Blitz Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780385348713
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Published: Crown - February 25th, 2020

Some Go Home: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393249521
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - July 21st, 2020

Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781588384072
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Published: NewSouth Books - February 4th, 2020

Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525514633
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Published: Philomel Books - November 5th, 2019

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Finna: Poems Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593132456
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Published: One World - August 11th, 2020

Dear Ann: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062986658
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Published: Harper - September 8th, 2020

The Queen Bee and Me Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781681197517
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - March 3rd, 2020

Visiting Hours Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781622883127
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Published: Stephen F. Austin University Press - March 12th, 2020

I Am Not Your Enemy: Stories to Transform a Divided World Cover Image
By Michael T. McRay, Ishmael Beah (Foreword by)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781513805931
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Published: Herald Press (VA) - April 21st, 2020

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A Children's Bible: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005032
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

Who Gives a Poop?: Surprising Science from One End to the Other Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547603473
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - September 8th, 2020

The Hollows: A Novel (The Kinship Series #2) Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9781250184542
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Published: Minotaur Books - January 14th, 2020

Down Along with That Devil's Bones: A Reckoning with Monuments, Memory, and the Legacy of White Supremacy Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616209100
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 29th, 2020

Candescent Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781604542578
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Published: Iris Press - August 1st, 2019

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The Dutch House: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062963673
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Published: Harper - September 24th, 2019

Code Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781625578273
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Published: Black Lawrence Press - July 1st, 2020

Sleepovers: Stories Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781938235665
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Published: Hub City Press - June 16th, 2020

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781949199734
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Published: West Virginia University Press - September 1st, 2020

Haste to Rise: A Remarkable Experience of Black Education during Jim Crow Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781629637907
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Published: PM Press - August 1st, 2020

Lake Life: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781476729992
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 7th, 2020

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Black Bottom Saints: A Novel Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9780062968623
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Published: Amistad - August 18th, 2020

In the Valley: Stories and a Novella Based on SERENA Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780385544290
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Published: Doubleday - August 4th, 2020

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Such a Fun Age Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525541905
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - December 31st, 2019

Longlisted for the Booker Prize


The Cat I Never Named: A True Story of Love, War, and Survival Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781547604531
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - September 8th, 2020

The Fountains of Silence Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780142423639
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Published: Penguin Books - September 29th, 2020

Star (American Dog) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358108757
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2020

The Prettiest Star Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781938235627
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Published: Hub City Press - May 19th, 2020

The Southern Wildlife Watcher: Notes of a Naturalist Cover Image
By Rob Simbeck, Jim Casada (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781643360928
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Published: University of South Carolina Press - August 28th, 2020

You Want More: Selected Stories of George Singleton Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781938235696
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Published: Hub City Press - September 15th, 2020

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Blue Marlin Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781949467314
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Published: Blair - April 21st, 2020

The Gravity of Us Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781547600144
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - February 4th, 2020

The June Boys Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780785221906
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Published: Thomas Nelson - March 3rd, 2020

Hidden Nature: Wild Southern Caves Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780826501028
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Published: Vanderbilt University Press - August 15th, 2020

All These Monsters Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358012405
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020

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Survivor Song: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062679161
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Published: William Morrow - July 7th, 2020

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Memorial Drive: A Daughter's Memoir Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062248572
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Published: Ecco - July 28th, 2020

Deep Delta Justice: A Black Teen, His Lawyer, and Their Groundbreaking Battle for Civil Rights in the South Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316435031
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - July 28th, 2020

The Big Door Prize Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735218482
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - September 8th, 2020

Robobaby Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544987319
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Published: Clarion Books - September 1st, 2020

Far Beyond the Gates Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780881467369
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Published: Mercer University Press - March 2nd, 2020

Beyond the Sunset: The Melungeon Outdoor Drama, 1969-1976 (Melungeons) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780881467185
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Published: Mercer University Press - December 2nd, 2019

White Ivy: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982100599
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Published: Simon & Schuster - November 3rd, 2020

A Wish Is a Seed Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781568463384
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Published: Creative Editions - February 25th, 2020

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How Much of These Hills Is Gold: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525537205
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Published: Riverhead Books - April 7th, 2020

Longlisted for the Booker Prize