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Describes the life of the frontier woman and sharpshooter who achieved fame with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

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9780613508612 | Turtleback Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Describes the life of the frontier woman and sharpshooter who achieved fame with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.

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Product Description: From the author of Mockingbird―the first authoritative biography of Kurt Vonnegut Jr., a writer who forever altered American literatureIn 2006, Charles Shields reached out to Kurt Vonnegut in a letter asking for his endorsement for a planned biography...read more

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9780805086935 | Henry Holt & Co, November 8, 2011, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A New York Times Notable Book for 2011A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book for 2011 The first authoritative biography of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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9781250012180 | Reprint edition (Griffin, October 16, 2012), cover price $17.99 | also contains And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut a Life | About this edition: From the author of Mockingbird―the first authoritative biography of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Product Description: From the author of Mockingbird―the first authoritative biography of Kurt Vonnegut Jr., a writer who forever altered American literatureIn 2006, Charles Shields reached out to Kurt Vonnegut in a letter asking for his endorsement for a planned biography...read more

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9781250012180, titled "And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life" | Reprint edition (Griffin, October 16, 2012), cover price $17.99 | also contains And So It Goes: Kurt Vonnegut: A Life | About this edition: From the author of Mockingbird―the first authoritative biography of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

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Product Description: Belize, a small country that became independent in 1981, possesses lush forests, a beautiful coastline, and a lifestyle that appeals to vacationers. It is bordered to the north by Mexico, and to the south and west by Guatemala. Off the coast of Belize, in the Caribbean Sea, is a 190-mile (300 km) long barrier reef that is home to many unusual plants and animals...read more

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9781422207116 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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9781422232859 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Belize | About this edition: Belize, a small country that became independent in 1981, possesses lush forests, a beautiful coastline, and a lifestyle that appeals to vacationers.
9781422206447 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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Product Description: With more than 15 million residents, Guatemala is the most populous country in Central America. It is bordered to the north by Mexico, and to the east by Belize, El Salvador, and Honduras. In Guatemala the ruins of ancient Mayan temples rise above jungle vegetation, and churches and forts from the Spanish colonial period stand next to modern architecture in cities like Guatemala City, Mixco, and Villa Nueva...read more

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9781422207154 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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9781422232897 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Guatemala | About this edition: With more than 15 million residents, Guatemala is the most populous country in Central America.

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Product Description: When Spanish explorers landed on the coast of Central America, they found Amerindian tribes wearing gold jewelry. As a result, the named the region Costa Rica, Spanish for rich coast. The Spaniards would find Costa Rica to be relatively poor in the resources they desired, particularly gold and silver...read more

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9781422207130 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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9781422232873 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Costa Rica | About this edition: When Spanish explorers landed on the coast of Central America, they found Amerindian tribes wearing gold jewelry.

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Product Description: Nicaragua is the largest Central American country by area, covering more than 50,000 square miles (130,000 sq. km). It is a land of beaches lapped by sparkling seawater, deep forests, long winding rivers, colonial cities, ancient Amerindian temples and cities, and a huge freshwater lake - the only lake in the world with sharks in it! From the 1920s until 1979, Nicaragua was ruled by the corrupt Somoza family, which was supported by the United States...read more

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9781422207178 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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9781422232910 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Nicaragua | About this edition: Nicaragua is the largest Central American country by area, covering more than 50,000 square miles (130,000 sq.
9781422206508 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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Product Description: Honduras is located in the heart of Central America. It is bordered to the south by Nicaragua and El Salvador, and to the west by Guatemala. Once a center for the Mayan civilization, Honduras was colonized by Spain during the 16th century...read more

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9781422207161 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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9781422232903 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Honduras | About this edition: Honduras is located in the heart of Central America.

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Product Description: The world's longest country, the ribbon-like Republic of Chile extends for about 2,650 miles (4,265 km) along the Pacific coast of southwestern South America. A land of great beauty and contrasts, Chile features the snow-capped volcanic peaks of the Andes to the east, the extremely dry Atacama Desert to its north, and rainy, thick forests to the south...read more

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9781422207017 | Mason Crest, January 2, 2009, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This title explores the geography, history, economy, and people of Chile.

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9781422232972 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Chile | About this edition: The world's longest country, the ribbon-like Republic of Chile extends for about 2,650 miles (4,265 km) along the Pacific coast of southwestern South America.

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Product Description: Central America is the name given to the southern part of the isthmus that separates North America and South America. This position has given it an important strategic role in international affairs. Amerindians once dominated this region, with the Mayan civilization in particular exerting a strong influence...read more

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9781422207123 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Central America, a 12,000 miles land bridge connecting North and South America, was once home to the Mayan civilization.

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9781422232866 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Central America: Facts and Figures | About this edition: Central America is the name given to the southern part of the isthmus that separates North America and South America.

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Product Description: Nearly 500 years ago the representatives of two great, but very different, civilizations clashed in the Andes Mountains of modern-day Peru. The Incas who lived in the region had established a highly advanced civilization and built great cities and temples of stone...read more

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9781422233023 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Peru | About this edition: Nearly 500 years ago the representatives of two great, but very different, civilizations clashed in the Andes Mountains of modern-day Peru.
9781422206393 | Mason Crest, January 2, 2009, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: The Republic of Peru is a land of great variety.

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Product Description: El Salvador is the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America. The country has had many problems since gaining independence from Spain in 1821. Political unrest and coup d'tat were common, and a violent civil war that raged from 1980 until 1992 resulted in more than 75,000 deaths and 1 million Salvadorans displaced from their homes...read more

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9781422207147 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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9781422232880 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains El Salvador | About this edition: El Salvador is the smallest and most densely populated country in Central America.
9781422206478 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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Product Description: Uruguay, a small country of about 3.3 million people, is located between Brazil and Argentina along South America's southeastern coast. Today, it is considered one of South America's most stable and prosperous countries. With its mild climate and vast pasturelands, Uruguay has sustained a strong agricultural economy based mostly on raising sheep and cattle...read more

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9781422207093 | Mason Crest, January 2, 2009, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This new, fully updated third edition of Bradt's Uruguay remains the only dedicated English-language guide to a country that's small yet bursting with character.

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9781422233054 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Uruguay | About this edition: Uruguay, a small country of about 3.
9781422206423 | Mason Crest, January 2, 2009, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This new, fully updated third edition of Bradt's Uruguay remains the only dedicated English-language guide to a country that's small yet bursting with character.

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Product Description: This narrow strip of land - only 30 miles (48 km) wide at its narrowest point, and rarely wider than 75 miles (121 km) at any spot - contains one of the world's great engineering marvels: the Panama Canal, known to the world as the path between the seas...read more

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9781422207185 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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9781422232927 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Panama | About this edition: This narrow strip of land - only 30 miles (48 km) wide at its narrowest point, and rarely wider than 75 miles (121 km) at any spot - contains one of the world's great engineering marvels: the Panama Canal, known to the world as the path between the seas.
9781422206515 | Mason Crest, October 30, 2008, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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Product Description: In 1499, the Spanish navigator Alonso de Ojeda explored the coast of South America. When his ships entered a gulf, he found that Amerindians had built their homes on stilts along the swampy shore of what became known as Lake Maracaibo...read more

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9781422207109 | Mason Crest, January 2, 2009, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: No further information has been provided for this title.

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9781422233061 | Mason Crest, September 1, 2015, cover price $22.95 | also contains Venezuela | About this edition: In 1499, the Spanish navigator Alonso de Ojeda explored the coast of South America.

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Product Description: Argentina, located in the southern part of South America, is the world's eighth-largest country. It is home to some of the world's tallest mountains, along with tumbling waterfalls, enormous grassland plains, and wide deserts. In the first half of the 20th century, Argentina was one of the most prosperous countries in the Southern Hemisphere...read more

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9781422206980 | Mason Crest, January 2, 2009, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Presents the geography, history, economy, cities and communities, and people and culture of Argentina.

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9781422232941 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Argentina | About this edition: Argentina, located in the southern part of South America, is the world's eighth-largest country.

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Product Description: Brazil is the largest country in South America, covering nearly half of the continent. With more than 200 million people, it is the fifth-most populous country in the world. The culture of Brazil is a fascinating blend of Native American, Portuguese, African, Japanese, and other influences...read more

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9781422207000 | Mason Crest, January 2, 2009, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This title explores the geography, history, economy, and people of Brazil.

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9781422232965 | New edition (Mason Crest, September 1, 2015), cover price $22.95 | also contains Brazil | About this edition: Brazil is the largest country in South America, covering nearly half of the continent.
9781422206331 | Mason Crest, January 2, 2009, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: This title explores the geography, history, economy, and people of Brazil.

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Product Description: An extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling biography of Harper Lee, reframed from the perspective of the recent publication of Lee's Go Set a WatchmanTo Kill a Mockingbird―the twentieth century's most widely read American novel―has sold thirty million copies and still sells a million yearly...read more

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9781250115836, titled "Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee From Scout to Go Set a Watchman" | Henry Holt & Co, April 26, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: An extensively revised and updated edition of the bestselling biography of Harper Lee, reframed from the perspective of the recent publication of Lee's Go Set a WatchmanTo Kill a Mockingbird―the twentieth century's most widely read American novel―has sold thirty million copies and still sells a million yearly.

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Product Description: To Kill a Mockingbird - the twentieth century's most widely read American novel - has sold thirty million copies and still sells a million yearly. But despite the book's popularity, its author Harper Lee has always been a mysterious figure...read more

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9781250097712 | Griffin, May 2, 2017, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: To Kill a Mockingbird - the twentieth century's most widely read American novel - has sold thirty million copies and still sells a million yearly.

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