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Uncle's Story

Uncle's Story


Witi Ihimaera

ISBN: 9781742288130
Year of publication: 2003

The Uncles Story by Witi Ihimaera For all the Sams and Cliffs of the world Alone I watch in the night Over you who laugh in your dreams Listen to my warning for someone comes Sleepers, wake up Take care Soon the night will pass Brangnes Warning Richard Wagners Tristan and Isolde PART ONE I, Michael Chapter One 1 The irony is that Jason began it all. Its about time your folks knew, he said. If you dont tell them now, youll never do it. You owe it to them, to yourself. You owe it to me. Yes, Ill ...

Keywords: Fiction General
Sky Dancer

Sky Dancer


Witi Ihimaera

ISBN: 9781742288123
Year of publication: 2007

Sky Dancer by Witi Ihimaera for Jessica Kiri Part One Chapter One 1 The sea stretched brilliant and glistening to the horizon. High in the sky, a seashag hovered. It saw a fleet of tiny boats, nets straining with fish, bobbing over the rich kahawai grounds. Further out, a pod of whales was making its way northwards. The seashag was preparing to relinquish its patrol and seek its lunch from a shoal of minnows broiling below. Suddenly, there was a flash from the coast, the border between sea and ...

Keywords: Fiction General
Pounamu Pounamu

Pounamu Pounamu


Witi Ihimaera

ISBN: 9781742532554
Year of publication: 2012

Pounamu Pounamu by Witi Ihimaera For Jane ONE OF MY GRANDMOTHERS WITI IHIMAERA, AGED THREE, WITH HIS PATERNAL GRANDMOTHER, TERIA IHIMAERA SMILER, GISBORNE, 1947. Foreword by Fiona Kidman Witi Ihimaeras 1972 collection of stories, Pounamu Pounamu, changed the face of literature in Aotearoa New Zealand, paving the way for what would later be known as the Maori Renaissance, an unprecedented flowering and recognition of Maori arts and literature in the 1970s. Over the years, Witi has described ...

Keywords: Fiction General
I've Been Thinking About You, Sister

I've Been Thinking About You, Sister


Witi Ihimaera

ISBN: 9781775534167
Year of publication: 2013

Ive Been Thinking About You, Sister A Short Story Witi Ihimaera 1 Brian rang yesterday to ask if I would send him a short story for an anthology he was planning to publish. The trouble was he wanted the kind of story I used to write thirty years ago. It should be easy for you, he began. People love your comic stories about hockey games or sentimental ones about old ladies playing cards, not to mention the epic tales of girls who ride whales to save their iwi. Brian, I answered, I was just a ...

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Bulibasha

Bulibasha


Witi Ihimaera

ISBN: 9781742288109
Year of publication: 2016

Bulibasha by Witi Ihimaera Prologue It was Tobio who gave the name Bulibasha to Grandfather. I was twelve then and still obedient. My father Joshua had been shearing at a station near Matawai. He was on his way home when he saw Tobio weaving this way and that on the roadside, and he stopped the car to help this drunk Maori before he got run over. As he approached, however, Dad realised that Tobio wasnt drunk at all. Tobio was dancing, a queer dance with slaps to the chest, stamping of feet, ...

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Honor Bound 05 - The Honor of Spies

Honor Bound 05 - The Honor of Spies


W E B Griffin, William E Butterworth IV

ISBN: 9780399155666
Year of publication: 2009

Table of Contents Title Page Copyright PageI II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X XI XII XIII XIV XV XVI POSTSCRIPT ALSO BY W.E.B. GRIFFINHONOR BOUNDHONOR BOUNDBLOOD AND HONORSECRET HONORDEATH AND HONORand William E. Butterworth IVBROTHERHOOD OF WARBOOK I: THE LIEUTENANTSBOOK II: THE CAPTAINSBOOK III: THE MAJORSBOOK IV: THE COLONELSBOOK V: THE BERETSBOOK VI: THE GENERALSBOOK VII: THE NEW BREEDBOOK VIII: THE AVIATORSBOOK IX: SPECIAL OPSTHE CORPSBOOK I: SEMPER FIBOOK II: CALL TO ARMSBOOK III: ...

Keywords: 1939-1945 American Historical Fiction Espionage Fiction Fiction - Men's Adventure General Germany Historical Historical - General Intelligence officers Intrigue Nazis Prisoners of war Secret service United States War & Military World War
The Death of Achilles

The Death of Achilles


Boris Akunin

ISBN: 9780297864202
Year of publication: 2010

The Death of Achilles The fourth book in the Erast Fandorin series by Boris Akunin 2005International intrigue, professional rivalry, the criminal underworld of nineteenth-century Moscow, and an irresistible femme fatale: if Erast Fandorin was hoping for a quiet homecoming, he is about to be disappointed. Erast Fandorin returns to Moscow after an absence of six years, only to find himself instantly embroiled in court politics and scandal. His old friend General Sobolev the famous Russian ...

Keywords: Classics Fiction General Historical Mystery & Detective
The Winter Queen

The Winter Queen


Boris Akunin

ISBN: 9780753817599
Year of publication: 2004

Boris Akunin The Winter Queen The first book in the Erast Fandorin series 2003 This is the first book featuring Erast Fandorin, a gentleman sleuth who solves murders and mysteries in tsarist Russia. A 23 year old law student commits suicide in broad daylight in Moscows Alexander Gardens. Fandorin is put on the case to find out what drove him to it, a case that deepens as he discovers that the young man was the son of a rich and influential factory owner. The story is enhanced by its authentic ...

Keywords: Fiction General Mystery & Detective
Vanished

Vanished


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440217466
Year of publication: 1994

He was their son, their pride and joy Then the unthinkable occurred VANISHEDSTEEL IS ONE OF THE BESTLos Angeles Times PRAISE FOR DANIELLE 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 ...

Keywords: Contemporary Fiction General Legal Love stories Romance
The House on Hope Street

The House on Hope Street


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440237006
Year of publication: 2001

Cherish small miracles. Believe in big miracles. Above allhope. 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 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 INFORMS.The ...

Keywords: Accident victims Bereavement California Christmas stories Contemporary Domestic fiction Fiction General Love stories Mothers and sons Northern Physicians Romance Sagas San Francisco (Calif.) Widowhood Widows
The Gift

The Gift


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440221319
Year of publication: 1996

It was America in the fifties, a simpler place, a simpler time.THC GIFT FEW MODERN WRITERS CONVEY THE PATHOS OF FAMILY AND MARITAL LIFE WITH SUCH HEARTFELT EMPATHY DANIELLE STEEL HAS AGAIN UPLIFTED HER READERS WHILE SKILLFULLY COMMUNICATING SOME OF LIFES BITTERSWEET VERITIES. WHO COULD ASK FOR A FINER GIFT THAN THAT Philadelphia Inquirer PRAISE FOR DANIELLE STEELSTHE GIFTAS A DANIELLE STEEL ADMIRER, I CONSIDER THIS BOOK TO BE HER FINEST. A quiet, unforgettable series of family portraits a book ...

Keywords: Children Contemporary Fate and fatalism Fiction General Historical Love stories Middle West Romance United States
Southern Lights: A Novel

Southern Lights: A Novel


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385340281
Year of publication: 2009

Also by Danielle SteelMATTERS OF THE HEART ONE DAY AT A TIME A GOOD WOMANROGUE HONOR THYSELF AMAZING GRACE BUNGALOW 2SISTERS H.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 ...

Keywords: American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Danielle - Prose & Criticism Divorced Women Fiction Fiction - General General Legal Mothers and Daughters Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths New York New York (State) Public prosecutors Public prosecutors - New York (State) - New York Rich people Rich people - South Carolina - Charleston Serial murderers Single Mothers Steel Suspense Trials (Murder) Women Sleuths
Sisters

Sisters


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780385342261
Year of publication: 2008

One tumultuous year.One Manhattan brownstone.And four very different young women Sisters PRAISE FOR THE RECENT NOVELS OFDANIELLE STEELSISTERSFemale bonding with a cozy slumber-party vibe.Kirkus ReviewsSteels plots are first-rateand this one is no exception.Newark Star-LedgerBUNGALOW 2Steels many loyal readers will be entertained by this story of a dedicated mother and wife who embarks on a series of life-altering adventures in Hollywood.Publishers WeeklyH.R.H.A journey of discovery, change and ...

Keywords: Contemporary Danielle - Prose & Criticism Domestic fiction Family reunions Fiction Fiction - General General Literary Models (Persons) Romance Sisters Steel Women art students Women lawyers Women television producers and directors
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
Toxic Bachelors

Toxic Bachelors


Danielle Steel

ISBN: 9780440242024
Year of publication: 2006

For three infuriating, charming single men, love is the most terrifying adventure of all.TOXIC BACHELORSPRAISE 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 ...

Keywords: Bachelors Contemporary Fiction General Male friendship Man-woman relationships New York (N.Y.) Romance

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