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Man in the Gray Flannel Suit

Man in the Gray Flannel Suit


Jonathan Franzen
Sloan Wilson

ISBN: 9781568582467
Year of publication: 1973

The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit by Sloan Wilson More acclaim for SLOAN WILSONs The Man In The Gray Flannel Suit Delightful. beautifully plotted. Boston Herald An excellent novel. Kansas City Star Exact in its account of the pressures, problems and tribal customs of the men in gray flannel suits. Wilson is an observer, a sympathetic one. He has written an entertaining social comedy. New York Times Wilson has something to say. Time Interesting and enjoyable. Wilson has important things to say ...

Keywords: Business & Economics Connecticut Corporate Culture Domestic Fiction Fiction General Illegitimate Children Inheritance and Succession Literary Organizational Behavior Psychological Psychological Fiction Suburban Life Veterans War & Military World War; 1939-1945 World War; 1939-1945 - Veterans
Fort Freak

Fort Freak


George RR Martin

ISBN: 9780765325709
Year of publication: 2010

For Mike Fitzsimmons,a good friend and a true fanNew York City Police Department 5th PrecinctOfficers and Support StaffA Partial ListingDeputy Inspector Thomas Jan Maseryk, commanding Captain Chavvah Mendelberg, second lieutenants 7 Lieutenant Harvey Kant joker sergeants 19 Sergeant Jessica Penniman SERGEANT SQUINCH, lockup, ace Sergeant Homer Taylor WINGMAN, desk, joker Sergeant Vivian Choy TIENYU, patrol, ace detectives 6 Leo Storgman RAMSHEAD, Detective-Investigator, 1st Grade, joker Michael ...

Keywords: Fiction General Science Fiction
James Bond: The Authorised Biography

James Bond: The Authorised Biography


John Pearson

ISBN: 9780099502920
Year of publication: 2008

John Pearson James Bond: The Authorised Biography John Pearson first met Ian Fleming back in 1954 when he was a young journalist, and Fleming, whose career as creator of Agent 007 had barely started, offered him a job as his assistant on the Sunday Times Atticus column. Pearson got to know Fleming well, and after his death in 1964, was commissioned to write what would become his highly successful Authorised Biography of Ian Fleming. While researching this book, Pearson was struck by the way the ...

Keywords: Biography & Autobiography General
Blood and Gold

Blood and Gold


Ralph Compton

ISBN: 9780451212672
Year of publication: 2004

BLOOD AND GOLD I swung out of the saddle and kneeled beside the mans body. Kennedy had been shot three times, once by me, and twice more by a personor personsunknown. One shot had merely grazed his neck, but the second, deadlier bullet had crashed smack into the middle of his forehead. Clem Kennedy was an ill-natured man who had made his share of enemies. But why kill him all the way out here, in the middle of nowhere in a pounding rainstorm Unless . . . Had his killer heard the gunshots from ...

Keywords: Fiction General Historical Westerns
Blood on the Gallows

Blood on the Gallows


Ralph Compton

ISBN: 9781410413468
Year of publication: 2009

Street Brawling Driven with all McBrides strength, the brass butt plate of the Yellow Boy crashed into the side of Jakes head and the man dropped like a felled ox. Ed cursed and went for his gun. McBride swung on him and rammed the muzzle of the rifle into the mans belly. Ed bent double, retching, and McBride grasped the rifle in both hands and chopped upward, driving the top of the receiver into Eds mouth. The gunman convulsively triggered a shot into the timber of the boardwalk, then ...

Keywords: American Western Fiction Fiction Fiction - Western Large type books Westerns Westerns - General
Bluff City

Bluff City


Ralph Compton
David Robbins

ISBN: 9780451221513
Year of publication: 2007

Bluff City David L. Robbins TWO AGAINST ONE Like a giant spring uncoiling, Clay launched himself at the outlaw on the right. The man had his hand on his revolver and went to jerk it even as Clay was in midair. Clay was quicker. With a swift thrust he buried his knife in the mans ribs. The outlaw stiffened and cried out and sought to use his spurs, but Clay, grabbing the mans shirt, gave a fierce pull. Down they went. Clay alighted on his feet but the outlaw hit on his side and cried out a second ...

Keywords: Fiction General Historical Westerns
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, ...

Keywords: Fiction General
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

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