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Bestsellers: Oprah’s Book Club
Bestselling selections from Oprah's Book Club.
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Title: Say You’re One of Them
Author: Akpan, Uwem
ISBN: 9780316086370
Notes: Five first-person stories of African children, each from a different country, but all facing extreme challenges.

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Title: Daughter of Fortune
Author: Allende, Isabel
ISBN: 006019491X
Notes: Daughter of Fortune is a sweeping portrait of an era, a story rich in character, history, violence, and compassion. In Eliza, Allende has created one of her most appealing heroines, an adventurous, independent-minded, and highly unconventional young woman who has the courage to reinvent herself and to create her own destiny in a new country.

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Title: The Heart of a Woman
Author: Angelou, Maya
ISBN: 9780812980325
Notes: The Heart of a Woman is filled with unforgettable vignettes of such renowned people as Billie Holiday and Malcom X, but perhaps most importantly chronicles the joys and the burdens of a black mother in America and how the son she has cherished so intensely and worked for so devotedly finally grows to be a man.

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Title: Vinegar Hill
Author: Ansay, A. Mannette
ISBN: 0380730138
Notes: A searing portrait of the Midwest's dark side, of a rural culture infected with despair and ruled over by an unforgiving God.

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Title: Open House
Author: Berg, Elizabeth
ISBN: 0375506039
Notes: When Samantha Morrow's husband leaves her and her eleven-year-old son she is faced with the terrifying prospect of having to recreate her whole life.

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Title: Tara Road
Author: Binchy, Maeve
ISBN: 0385333951
Notes: A novel in which two women, one Irish and one American, set up a home exchange business and find that their unlikely friendship unveils secrets and changes lives.

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Title: Midwives
Author: Bohjalian, Chris
ISBN: 0375706771
Notes: This compulsively readable novel explores what happens when a woman who has devoted herself to ushering life into the world finds herself charged with responsibility in a patient's tragic death.

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Title: Ruby
Author: Bond, Cynthia
ISBN: 9780804139090
Notes: The epic, unforgettable story of a man determined to protect the woman he loves from the town desperate to destroy her, this beautiful and devastating debut heralds the arrival of a major new voice in fiction.

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Title: The Good Earth
Author: Buck, Pearl S.
ISBN: 0671035770
Notes: This moving, classic story of the honest farmer Wang Lung and his selfless wife O-lan is must reading for those who would fully appreciate the sweeping changes that have occurred in the lives of the Chinese people during this century.

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Title: River, Cross My Heart
Author: Clarke, Breena
ISBN: 0316144231
Notes: A six-year-old girl's death by drowning affects those around her in this series of loosely connected vignettes that, when taken as whole, combine to give the reader an impression of African-American life in the 1920s in a particular neighborhood in Washington, D.C.