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The John Steinbeck Library—his most popular works—yours for only $9.95

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The three-volume John Steinbeck Library includes The Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men, East of Eden, and 10 other beloved classics—all the major novels, stories, and nonfiction accounts published by Steinbeck during the first twenty years of his career.


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This two-volume edition brings together all five of Cooper’s Leatherstocking novels, including The Last of the Mohicans, The Deerslayer, The Pathfinder, The Pioneers, and The Prairie. Follow Natty Bumppo as he works his way west across the American frontier—just one step ahead of the continuous march of civilization.


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From Walt Whitman to Emily Dickinson: more than 1,000 classic poems by nearly 150 writers. Discover the diversity of the distinctly American tradition of poetry that arose in the 19th century, including such favorites as Longfellow and Poe, as well as lesser-known poems by Jones Very and Emma Lazarus, American Indian poetry, and folk songs.


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  • Nine complete works
  • Over 3,200 pages

The best-known works by Mark Twain, America's most popular and enduring humorist. With over 2,100 pages, these two volumes contain seven complete classics, including Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, The Prince and the Pauper, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, and Pudd'nhead Wilson.


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