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  • The Beggar's Pawn

    A Novel

    The final book by the noted novelist, short story writer, and teacher John L'Heureux: the story of an affable stranger whose appeals for money gradually upend the lives of an academic's familyAfter a decades-long career as a critically acclaimed writer (including several novels with Viking and Penguin in the late '80s and early '90s) John L'Heureux had a late flowering in his career. In the year ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

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    The Beggar's Pawn

    A Novel

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    The final book by the noted novelist, short story writer, and teacher John L'Heureux: the story of an affable stranger whose appeals for money gradually upend the lives of an academic's familyAfter a decades-long career as a critically acclaimed writer (including several novels with Viking and Penguin in the late '80s and early '90s) John L'Heureux had a late flowering in his career. In the year ... Read more

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  • The Medici Boy

    The acclaimed author of The Miracle “brings to life the bliss and treachery of the Italian Renaissance” in this novel of beauty and betrayal (David Henry Hwang).In fifteenth-century Florence, young and beautiful Agnolo does whatever he must to survive. When he isn’t living with a soldier, he provides company for lonely men. But when his soldier is sent to war, Agnolo finds work as a model for the ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • The Miracle

    A Novel

    “The author seems to be standing on the shoulders of giants . . . gives a rare human depth to a young priest who wants to become a saint” (San Francisco Chronicle).In a pitch-perfect, deeply satisfying work of fiction selected as a New York Times Notable Book, a Publishers Weekly Best Book, and recipient of the Gold Medal for Fiction from the Commonwealth Club of California, master storyteller L ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast

    New and Selected Stories

    John L'Heureux spent his long, prolific career exploring questions of morality and faith in stories that entertain, surprise, and sometimes disturb; and The Heart Is a Full-Wild Beast compiles the enduring stories of a distinctive American writer.A sweeping posthumous collection wrestles with faith, irony, and the redemptive nature of love.—KirkusA nun crashes her car; an unborn child sings to its ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • The Shrine at Altamira

    A novel of cultural and emotional divides—and the consequences of obsessive love—from the author of An Honorable Profession, a New York Times Notable Book.The Shrine at Altamira by John L’Heureux has the simple shape and powerful impact of Greek tragedy. When Maria Corazon Alvarez meets Russell Whitaker at a school dance, she sees his blue eyes and solid American name as a ticket out of the ghetto ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • An Honorable Profession

    A Novel

    A New York Times Notable Book of a young teacher and the scandal that could destroy him. “A combination interior odyssey and intense thriller” (Publishers Weekly).John L’Heureux is one of our most authoritative and compelling novelists, and An Honorable Profession is a “splendid novel” realized “superbly well” about an ordinary New England school where a young teacher’s life is about to undergo ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • A Woman Run Mad

    “Passions, the edge of madness, forbidden obsessions, runaway libidos and dangerous desires . . . a thinking man’s Fatal Attraction” (Chicago Sun-Times).In A Woman Run Mad, John L’Heureux delivers a novel that is part comedy of manners and part psychosexual thriller. Blocked writer, accidental scholar, inattentive husband, all J.J. Quinn wants is peace, and he has gone to buy his wife an expensive ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Having Everything

    A Harvard Dean with a perfect life discovers a dark side he never knew he had—or wanted—in this “sharp, moving, poignant” novel (The Washington Post Book World).Philip Tate is a man who has everything—youthful looks, a beautiful wife and loving family, and a distinguished deanship at Harvard. But a night-time drive will lead Philip to jeopardize everything in a moment’s flirtation with the ... Read more

    $9.89 USD

  • Inside Marine One

    Four U.S. Presidents, One Proud Marine, and the World’s Most Amazing Helicopter

    Col. Ray "Frenchy" L'Heureux always dreamed of bring a pilot. Growing up, he built airplane models and dreamed about soaring over the earth. When he was twelve, his mom treated him to a flying lesson at the local airfield. Taken on a short flight by an instructor and allowed to operate the controls for part of the flight, he was hooked forever. It wasn't until he was running low on college funds ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Caillou and the Big Bully

    series Hand in Hand
    Caillou is bullied at day care by a much bigger and stronger boy named Theo. Sometimes Theo uses his strength to get what he wants. Caillou is afraid of him. In this story, Caillou learns to stand up for himself and say no to bullying.Bullying can start at a very young age and early interventions will help victimized children to feel supported and to stand up.In this series, children will go hand ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Two Firsts

    Bertha Wilson and Claire L’Heureux-Dubé at the Supreme Court of Canada

    series A Feminist History Society Book
    Bertha Wilson and Claire L’Heureux-Dubé were the first women judges on the Supreme Court of Canada. Their 1980s judicial appointments delighted feminists and shocked the legal establishment. Polar opposites in background and temperament, the two faced many identical challenges. Constance Backhouse’s compelling narrative explores the sexist roadblocks both women faced in education, law practice, ... Read more

    $13.09 USD