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Online AccessFREE July 2014 | One Volume; 355 Pages | Print ISBN: 978-1-61925-499-2 | Library Price: $125Recommended Reading: 600 Classics ReviewedRECOMMENDED READINGPublic and school libraries should purchase this for students and book-discussion groups that are looking for recommended reading lists. Booklist This second edition covers noteworthy works that continue to hold the interest of readers year after year. With coverage of 100 more titles than the 1995 edition, each concise review approaches one work of literaturefiction, nonfiction, poetry, or drama. Reviews begin with the title, author, date of first publication, type of work, Second EditionRECOMMENDED and a brief abstract of the books content or impact. 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