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TitleLearning to Die in Miami
AuthorEire, Carlos
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781439181911
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages336
Title StatusAS
Continuing the personal saga begun in the National Book Award-winning Waiting for Snow in Havana, the inspiring, sad, funny, bafflingly beautiful story of a boy uprooted by the Cuban Revolution and transplanted to Miami during the years of the Kennedy administration.
TitleThe Madonnas of Echo Park
AuthorSkyhorse, Brando
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781439170847
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages240
Title StatusAS
Reminiscent of Luis Alberto Urrea and Dinaw Mengestu, The Madonnas of Echo Park is a brilliant and genuinely fresh view of American life.
TitleWaiting for Snow in Havana
AuthorEire, Carlos
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139780743246415
US Price$16
CDN Price$18.99
Pages400
Title StatusAS
“Have mercy on me, Lord, I am Cuban.” In 1962, Carlos Eire was one of 14,000 children airlifted out of Havana—exiled from his family, his country, and his own childhood by Fidel Castro’s revolution. Winner of the National Book Award, this stunning memoir is a vibrant and evocative look at Latin America from a child’s unforgettable experience.
TitleThe White Tiger
AuthorAdiga, Aravind
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781416562603
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages304
Title StatusAS
A stunning literary debut critics have likened to Richard Wright’s Native Son, The White Tiger follows a darkly comic Bangalore driver through the poverty and corruption of modern India’s caste society. “This is the authentic voice of the Third World, like you've never heard it before” (John Burdett, Bangkok 8).
TitleSongs for the Butcher's Daughter
AuthorManseau, Peter
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Fiction
ISBN-139781416538714
US Price$17
CDN Price$23
Pages400
Title StatusAS
In this acclaimed fiction debut, "a rich, often ironic homage to Yiddish culture and language" (Publishers Weekly), Peter Manseau weaves 100 years of Jewish history, the sad fate of an ancient language, and a love story shaped by destiny into a truly great American novel.
TitleSeason of the Witch
AuthorTalbot, David
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1History
ISBN-139781439108246
US Price$18
CDN Price$25
Pages480
Title StatusAS
The critically acclaimed, San Francisco Chronicle bestseller—a gripping story of the strife and tragedy that led to San Francisco’s ultimate rebirth and triumph.
TitleTattoos on the Heart
AuthorBoyle, Gregory
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781439153154
US Price$16
CDN Price$22
Pages240
Title StatusAS
“Destined to become a classic of both urban reportage and contemporary spirituality” (Los Angeles Times)—Tattoos on the Heart is a series of parables about kinship and redemption from pastor, activist, and renowned speaker, Father Gregory Boyle.
TitleBorn On A Blue Day
AuthorTammet, Daniel
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Biography & Autobiography
ISBN-139781416549017
US Price$16
CDN Price
Pages256
Title StatusAS
A journey into one of the most fascinating minds alive today—guided by the owner himself.
TitleThe Story of Stuff
AuthorLeonard, Annie
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Nature
ISBN-139781451610291
US Price$17
CDN Price$20
Pages368
Title StatusAS
A classic exposé in company with An Inconvenient Truth and Silent Spring, The Story of Stuff expands on the celebrated documentary exploring the threat of overconsumption on the environment, economy, and our health. Leonard examines the “stuff” we use everyday, offering a galvanizing critique and steps for a changed planet.
TitleThe Big Thirst
AuthorFishman, Charles
Sub-ImprintFree Press
FormatPaperback
Category 1Nature
ISBN-139781439102084
US Price$17
CDN Price$20
Pages416
Title StatusAS
Praised as “an entertaining and torrential flow of a book” by Nature magazine, The Big Thirst is a startling examination of the passing of the golden age of water and the shocking facts about how water scarcity will soon be a major factor in our lives.