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Indonesia
by Bill Dalton, Kal Muller (Photographer)
Publisher : Norton, Ww
Format : Paperback, 3rd ed., 412pp.
Publication Date : September 1999

A kaleidoscope of color, Indonesia's 13,677 islands harbor hundreds of mammal species, birds, and insects. Its people originate from 300 ethnic groups encompassing all the Asian cultures and religions. A master of his subject, author Bill Dalton guides the reader to the best Indonesia has to offer, from ram fighting in Bandung to the isolated tribe of the Asmat people, together with detailed information on surfing, snorkeling, climbing volcanoes, and traditional dance and crafts. There is also a generous selection of excerpts from literature about Indonesia including V.S. Naipaul on a Japanese soldier and a bicycle and David Attenborough on the Komodo dragon.

  • Reviews a country in Transition
  • Details Indonesia's physical environment, history, language and food
  • Literary excerpts include V.S. Naipaul, and David Attenborough on Komodo dragons
  • Extensive coverage of the major islands, including Bali, Sumatra, Sulawesi and Irian Jaya
  • Practical information including advice on appropriate behavior
  • Many new beautiful color photographs

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
by J.K. Rowling, Mary Grandpre (illustrator)
Publisher : Scholastic, Inc.
Format : Hardcover, 431pp.
Publication Date : September 1999

During his third year at Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry, Harry Potter must confront the devious and dangerous wizard responsible for his parents' deaths.


Tis : A Memoir
by Frank McCourt
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
Format : Hardcover, 368pp.
Publication Date : September 1999

The sequel to the Pulitzer Prize-winning Angela's Ashes, McCourt's glowing memoir chronicles his story from improverished immigrant to brilliant raconteur and schoolteacher--a tale of survival as vivid, harrowing, and often hilarious as its bestselling predecessor.


Every Day's a Party
by Emeril Lagasse, Philip Gould (Photographer),
Marcelle Bienvenu, Felicia Willett
Publisher : Hearst Bookst
Format : Hardcover, 1st ed., 358pp.
Publication Date : September 1999

Emeril takes you through a year's worth of party and festival menus (divided by month) from Super Bowl tailgate to Mardi Gras, from the New Year's Eve to end the millennium to the New Orleans Jazz Fest. In the fun and colorful style that Emeril brings to his Food Network television show Emeril Live and to all his cookbooks, Every Day's a Party is filled with over 125 recipes and Emeril's signature "kick-it-up-a-notch" way of making every occasion an over-the-top celebration.
You've never had this much fun on President's Day.


The Most Wanted
by Jacquelyn Mitchard
Publisher : Viking Penquin
Format : Hardcover, 448pp.
Publication Date : May 1998

The much-anticipated new novel by the author of THE DEEP END OF THE OCEAN. When 14-year-old Arley Mowbray falls in love and secretly marries an outlaw, public-aid lawyer Annie Singer - whose own careful life is catapulted into change the moment she meets the girl - becomes first her advocate and then the closest thing to a mother that Arley has ever known.


Hooray For Diffendooref Day!
by Dr. Seuss, Jack Prelutsky and Lane Smith
Publisher : Random Bks
Format : Hardcover, 56pp.
Publication Date : April 1998

Started by Dr. Seuss, finished by Jack Prelutsky, and illustrated by Lane Smith, HOORAY FOR DIFFENDOOFER DAY! is a joyous ode to individuality. The story stars an unsinkable teacher named Miss Bonkers and quirky little Diffendoofer School, which must prove it has taught its students how to think. Includes Seuss' original 1989 pencil sketches and hand-printed notes for the book.


Freedomland
by Richard Price
Publisher : Bantam Doubleday Dell
Format : Hardcover, 1st ed., 512pp.
Publication Date : May 1998

The bestselling author of CLOCKERS tells his most compelling and emotionally charged story yet, in the tale of an injured woman who claims that a carjacker has kidnapped her son, and the shrewd police officer and ambitious your reporter who smell a hoax.


Speaking with Strangers
by Mary Cantwell
Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Company
Format : Hardcover
Publication Date : April 1998

Mary Cantwell's supple seductive voice speaks out in this, her most revealing memoir, the conclusion of a trilogy about an American woman with one foot in her past and the other, warily, in her present. SPEAKING WITH STRANGERS finds the author alone, a single mother in the big city, bereft of her husband if bolstered by friends, professionally successful if personally sad.


There's a Hair in My Dirt! :
A Worm's Story
by Gary Larson
Publisher : HarperCollins Publishers, Incorporated
Format : Hardcover, 64pp.
Publication Date : April 1998

We have endured three long, ugly years without him, and finally Gary Larson has come back to the world of cartooning with his first non- "Far Side" work ever. THERE'S A HAIR IN MY DIRT!: A WORM'S STORY is an illustrated fairy tale told very much in "The Far Side" vein, and it arrives just in time.



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