Keywords: Americans

Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family


Alex Haley

ISBN: 9781593154493
Year of publication: 2007

AlexHaley Roots: The Saga of an American Family Publishers Statement One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadnt been seen since the publication of Uncle Toms Cabin. The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people. It also won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. ...

Keywords: African American families African American Studies African Americans Alex Alex - Family Biography Biography & Autobiography Cultural Heritage Ethnic Studies Fiction General Haley Haley family Kinte family Romance Social Science
Matters of the Heart

Matters of the Heart


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385340274
Year of publication: 2009

Also by Danielle SteelONE DAY AT A TIME A GOOD WOMAN ROGUEHONOR THYSELF AMAZING GRACE BUNGALOW 2 SISTERSH.R.H. COMING OUT THE HOUSE TOXIC BACHELORSMIRACLE IMPOSSIBLE ECHOES SECOND CHANCE RANSOMSAFE HARBOUR JOHNNY ANGEL DATING GAMEANSWERED PRAYERS SUNSET IN ST. TROPEZ THE COTTAGETHE KISS LEAP OF FAITH LONE EAGLE JOURNEYTHE HOUSE ON HOPE STREET THE WEDDINGIRRESISTIBLE FORCES GRANNY DAN BITTERSWEETMIRROR IMAGE HIS BRIGHT LIGHT: The Story of Nick TrainaTHE KLONE AND I THE ...

Keywords: American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Authors Cultural Heritage Danielle - Prose & Criticism Fiction Fiction - Romance General Irish Americans Man-woman relationships Romance Romance - General Romance - Suspense Steel Suspense Suspense fiction Women photographers
Second Chance

Second Chance


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440240792
Year of publication: 2005

When two people couldnt be more different the fun beginsSECOND CHANCE PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSteel pulls out all the emotional stops She delivers.Publishers WeeklySteel is one of the bestLos Angeles TimesThe worlds most popular author tells a good, well-paced story and explores some important issues Steel affirms life while admitting its turbulence, melodramas, and misfiring passions.BooklistDanielle Steel writes boldly and with practiced vividness about tragedyboth national and personal ...

Keywords: Americans Americans - France Art Contemporary Fashion Fashion - Periodicals - Publishing Fiction General Love stories New York (N.Y.) Paris (France) Romance Widowers Women editors
Leap of Faith

Leap of Faith


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440236993
Year of publication: 2002

When survival depends on aa cognizant original v5 release october 26 2010PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her enormous reading public.United Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewOne counts on Danielle Steel for A STORY THAT ENTERTAINS AND ...

Keywords: Americans Americans - France Castles Contemporary Fiction France General Iowa Married women Orphans Romance Romantic suspense fiction
Granny Dan

Granny Dan


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440224822
Year of publication: 2000

In my eyes she had always been old, always been mine, always been Granny Dan. But in another time, another place, there had been dancing, people, laughter, love. She had had another life before she came to us, long before she came to me. GRANNY DAN PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELA LITERARY PHENOMENON and not to be pigeonholed as one who produces a predictable kind of book.The Detroit NewsTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE as incredible stories unfold to the glee and delight of her ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction General Grandmothers Historical Romance Russian Americans Sagas Soviet Union
Five Days in Paris

Five Days in Paris


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440222842
Year of publication: 1997

It will change your life forever FIVE DAYS IN PARISSteel is one of the best. Los Angeles Times PRAISE FORDANIELLE STEELTHE PLOTS OF DANIELLE STEELS NOVELS TWIST AND WEAVE AS INCREDIBLE STORIES UNFOLD TO THE GLEE AND DELIGHT OF HER ENORMOUS READING PUBLIC.United Press InternationalMs. Steels fans wont be disappointedThe New York Times Book ReviewSteel writes convincingly about universal human emotions.Publishers WeeklyOne of the worlds most popular authors.The Baton Rouge SunFEW MODERN WRITERS ...

Keywords: Americans Contemporary Fiction General Legislators' spouses Love stories Medical Paris (France) Pharmaceutical industry Pharmacy Romance
The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist


Mohsin Hamid

ISBN: 9780156034029
Year of publication: 2007

The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid Chapter 1 EXCUSE ME, SIR, but may I be of assistance Ah, I see I have alarmed you. Do not be frightened by my beard: I am a lover of America. I noticed that you were looking for something more than looking, in fact you seemed to be on a mission, and since I am both a native of this city and a speaker of your language, I thought I might offer you my services. How did I know you were American No, not by the color of your skin we have a range of ...

Keywords: & contemporary Discrimination Fiction General Historical Pakistani Americans Political Psychological Psychological Fiction Race Discrimination Race Relations Romance self-perception Social Science
Fallen Angels

Fallen Angels


Walter Dean Myers

ISBN: 9780545055765
Year of publication: 2012

Walter Dean Myers FALLEN ANGELS Chapter 1 Somebody must have told them suckers I was coming. Told who I asked. The Congs, man. Who you think Im talking bout Why you think somebody told them you were coming Cause I dont see none of em around here. They dont want their butts kicked. Yeah, okay. I looked at the guys name tag. It read Gates. Hey, Gates, Ill tell you as soon as I see some Congs. Im going on in the bathroom, he said. Make sure they aint none in there. Right. I watched him wade through ...

Keywords: afro-americans Vietnam war
Tom Sawyer Abroad

Tom Sawyer Abroad


Mark Twain

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2004

TOM SAWYER ABROAD By Mark Twain CHAPTER I. TOM SEEKS NEW ADVENTURES DO you reckon Tom Sawyer was satisfied after all them adventures I mean the adventures we had down the river, and the time we set the darky Jim free and Tom got shot in the leg. No, he wasnt. It only just pisoned him for more. That was all the effect it had. You see, when we three came back up the river in glory, as you may say, from that long travel, and the village received us with a torchlight procession and speeches, and ...

Keywords: Adventure stories Americans -- Foreign countries -- Fiction Balloon ascensions -- Fiction Sawyer Tom (Fictitious character) -- Fiction