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The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them

The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them


Elif Batuman

ISBN: 9781921656644
Year of publication: 2010

ELIF BATUMAN The Possessed ELIF BATUMAN was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. She now lives in San Francisco. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. She teaches at Stanford University. The Possessed The Possessed ADVENTURES WITH RUSSIAN BOOKSAND THE PEOPLE WHO READ THEMElif BatumanFARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUXNEW YORK Farrar, Straus and Giroux18 West 18th Street, New York 10011 Copyright 2010 by Elif BatumanAll rights reservedDistributed in Canada by DM ...

Keywords: General Literary Criticism Russian & Former Soviet Union Russian literature
Stories: All-New Tales

Stories: All-New Tales


Neil Gaiman; Al Sarrantonio

ISBN: 9780061230929
Year of publication: 2010

Stories All-New Tales Edited by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio For all the storytellers and tale spinners who entertained the public and kept themselves alive, for Alexandre Dumas and Charles Dickens, for Mark Twain and Baroness Orczy and the rest, and most of all, for Scheherazade, who was the storyteller and the story told. ContentsIntroduction: Just Four Words Neil Gaiman Blood: Roddy Doyle Fossil-Figures: Joyce Carol Oates Wildfire in Manhattan: Joanne Harris The Truth Is a Cave in the Black ...

Keywords: 21st century American American fiction Anthologies Anthologies (multiple authors) English Fantasy fiction Fiction Fiction - General General Short stories Short Story
The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247535
Year of publication: 2005

To John, for convincing me that everyone who is interesting has a past Acknowledgments Id like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. Im also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book to my brilliant and talented older sister, Lori, for coming around to it and to my younger sister, Maureen, whom I will always love. And to my father, Rex S. Walls, for dreaming all those big dreams. Very ...

Keywords: (¯`'•.¸//(*_*)\\¸.•'´¯) Adult Children of Substance Abusers Alcohol Abuse Autobiography Biography Biography & Autobiography Case studies Childhood Memoir Children of alcoholics Children of alcoholics - United States Children of alcoholics - West Virginia - Welch Dysfunctional families Editors Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities Family & Relationships Family Development Family Relationships General Homeless persons Homeless persons - Family relationships - New York (State) - New York Jeannette Journalists Literary Nonfiction - General Poor Poor - West Virginia - Welch Poverty Poverty & Homelessness Problem families Problem families - United States Problem families - West Virginia - Welch Publishers SELF-HELP Social Science United States Walls Welch West Virginia
Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I

Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I


Sandra Byrd

ISBN: 9781439183168
Year of publication: 2013

Praise for Sandra Byrd Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I In Roses Have Thorns, Sandra Byrd has given the reader another amazing heroine to tell the intimate story of Englands greatest queen, Elizabeth I. What a unique point of view and deeply moving story Helena von Snakenborg provides. Byrd is especially adept at blending political and private lives. This is a timeless womens friendship novel as well as a poignant love story to cherishboth the roses and the thorns. Karen Harper, New ...

Keywords: Christian Fiction General Historical Romance
Beat the Reaper: A Novel

Beat the Reaper: A Novel


Josh Bazell

ISBN: 9780316032223
Year of publication: 2009

Copyright 2009 by Josh Bazell All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Visit our Web site at www.HachetteBookGroup.com First eBook Edition: January 2009 Little, Brown and ...

Keywords: American First Novelists American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Assassins Black Humor (Literature) Fiction Fiction - Espionage Fiction - General General Medical Organized Crime Physicians Suspense Suspense Fiction thriller Thrillers
Kamby Bolongo Mean River

Kamby Bolongo Mean River


Robert Lopez

ISBN: 9781936873425
Year of publication: 2009

Kamby Bolongo Mean River by Robert Lopez Kamby Bolongo Mean River Should the phone ring I will answer it. I will say the hello how are you and wait for a response. I will listen to what the person on the other end says. I will listen to the words. Sometimes I dont listen. Sometimes I wait until the person finishes answering the hello how are you so I can say whatever it is Id been saying to myself before the phone rang. What I say to myself usually starts with the hello how are you then Im fine ...

Keywords: Fiction general Literary
The Paladin Prophecy

The Paladin Prophecy


Mark Frost

ISBN: 9780375980015
Year of publication: 2012

OceanofPDF.com This is a work of fiction. All incidents and dialogue, and all characters with the exception of some well-known historical and public figures, are products of the authors imagination and are not to be construed as real. Where real-life historical or public figures appear, the situations, incidents, and dialogues concerning those persons are fictional and are not intended to depict actual events or to change the fictional nature of the work. In all other respects, any resemblance ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Boys & Men Fantasy & Magic General Juvenile Fiction
The Song Remains the Same

The Song Remains the Same


Allison Winn Scotch

ISBN: 9781101561751
Year of publication: 2012

The Song Remains the Same Allison Winn Scotch For Cam and Amelia, who fill my life with song. Never forget me, because if I thought you would, Id never leave. A. A. MILNE The Best of Nell Slattery 1 Have a Little Faith in MeJoe Cocker 2 Sweet Child o MineGuns N Roses 3 Running on EmptyJackson Browne 4 Every Breath You TakeThe Police 5 Eleanor RigbyThe Beatles 6 You Cant Always Get What YouWant The Rolling Stones 7 Dont Stop BelievingJourney 8 Theres a Light That Never Goes Out The Smiths 9 Let ...

Keywords: General Fiction
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
The Void

The Void


Greig Beck

ISBN: 9781760780050
Year of publication: 2018

Greig Beck The Void Dedication For NASA the search for stardust continues. Epigraph We dont know whats really out there and maybe its better it stays that way. Colonel Jack Hammerson PROLOGUE Through the endless void, tumbling and spinning, crossing distances so vast that time becomes a meaningless concept. And then contact. CHAPTER 1 Space Shuttle Orbiter Orlando, 330 miles above Texas Commander Mitch Granger looked at the mission clock 36.03 more hours to go, just a day and a half more. ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Fiction General Science Fiction Suspense Thrillers
The Last Tudor

The Last Tudor


Philippa Gregory

ISBN: 9781476758763
Year of publication: 2017

Thank you for downloading this Simon Schuster ebook.Get a FREE ebook when you join our mailing list. Plus, get updates on new releases, deals, recommended reads, and more from Simon Schuster. Click below to sign up and see terms and conditions. CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP Already a subscriber Provide your email again so we can register this ebook and send you more of what you like to read. You will continue to receive exclusive offers in your inbox. For my sister BOOK I JANE BRADGATE HOUSE, GROBY, ...

Keywords: Fiction General Historical Suspense Thrillers
Hellbent

Hellbent


Gregg Hurwitz

ISBN: 9781250119186
Year of publication: 2018

Gregg Hurwitz Hellbent Dedication To Gary and Karen Messing and Darra and Zach Brewer. You dont get to choose your family, but sometimes you luck out. Epigraph And now that you dont have to be perfect, you can be good. John Steinbeck, East of Eden Evans scuffed knuckles, a fetching post-fight shade of eggplant, ledged the steering wheel. His nose was freshly broken, leaking a trickle of crimson. Nothing bad, more a shifting along old fault lines. He inspected his nose in the rearview, then ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Crime Espionage Fiction General International Mystery & Crime Military Mystery & Detective Suspense Thrillers War & Military
The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939

The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939


Antony Beevor

ISBN: 9780143037651
Year of publication: 2006

Anthony Beevor The Battle for Spain: The Spanish Civil War 1936-1939 For Gonzalo Pontn with all my gratitude for all his help MAPS ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This book has had a curious life. I began work on what can now be called the prototype version in 1976, not long after the death of General Franco. It was finally published in 1982 under the title The Spanish Civil War, soon after Colonel Tejero held the Cortes hostage at gunpoint in an attempt to overthrow the democracy which had emerged under King ...

Keywords: Europe General History Military Other Revolutionary Spain Spain & Portugal Spain - History - Civil War; 1936-1939
The Bomb Maker

The Bomb Maker


Thomas Perry

ISBN: 9780802165534
Year of publication: 2018

Thomas Perry The Bomb Maker To Jo, Alix, and Ian, with thanks to Otto Penzler 1 The makers fingers were nimble and certain, never trembling or touching any object or surface without intention. His hands were sure because he had designed the parts to be assembled in a precise order. A bomb was a simple machine. Its only moving part was a switch to complete the circuit running from the power source to an initiator and back. But bomb making was mentally demanding. Creating a potent blast required ...

Keywords: Bomb Squad Fiction General Suspense Terrorism Thriller
Pulse

Pulse


Jeremy Robinson

ISBN: 9780312540289
Year of publication: 2009

Jeremy Robinson Pulse DEDICATION For Hilaree, again, my best, still EPIGRAPH If a man is offered a fact which goes against his instincts, he will scrutinize it closely, and unless the evidence is overwhelming, he will refuse to believe it. If, on the other hand, he is offered something which affords a reason for acting in accordance to his instincts, he will accept it even on the slightest evidence. The origin of myths is explained in this way. Bertrand Russell Where does the violet tint end and ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Antiquities Fiction Fiction - General General General & Literary Fiction Genetic Engineering Geneticists Horror Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945) Mystery & Detective Science Fiction Special forces (Military science) Suspense Suspense fiction Thriller

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