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The sensitively mapped tale of an affair on the eve of war is cloaked within a comedy of manners.
Christopher Morley's story of a bookseller's misadventures is packed with in-jokes for readers.
Sacco and Vanzetti, the Great Flood, Lindbergh, and the Bambino -- a snapshot of America in one tumultuous year.
Allen Gurganus's small-town portraits recall the grotesques of Sherwood Anderson's classic.
The author of The Windsor Faction on "authorial sleight-of-hand" and putting words into the mouths of real people.
The creation of a state of terror.
An adventure on the slopes of Mount Everest harks back to the ripping yarns of Kipling and Haggard.
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