Year of publication: 2002
Eric Schlosser FAST FOOD NATION What the All-American Meal Is Doing to the World for Red A savage servility slides by on grease. ROBERT LOWELL introduction CHEYENNE MOUNTAIN SITS on the eastern slope of Colorados Front Range, rising steeply from the prairie and overlooking the city of Colorado Springs. From a distance, the mountain appears beautiful and serene, dotted with rocky outcroppings, scrub oak, and ponderosa pine. It looks like the backdrop of an old Hollywood western, just another ...
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Year of publication: 2012
Dennis Lehane LIVE BY NIGHT For Angie Id drive all night. Men of God and men of war have strange affinities. CORMAC MCCARTHY, BLOOD MERIDIAN Its too late to be good. LUCKY LUCIANO PART I Boston 19261929 CHAPTER ONE A Twelve OClock Fella in a Nine OClock Town Some years later, on a tugboat in the Gulf of Mexico, Joe Coughlins feet were placed in a tub of cement. Twelve gunmen stood waiting until they got far enough out to sea to throw him overboard, while Joe listened to the engine chug and ...
Year of publication: 0
WAVERLEY OR T IS SIXTY YEARS SINCE BY SIR WALTER SCOTT PUBLISHERS NOTE It has long been the ambition of the present publishers to offer to the public an ideal edition of the writings of Sir Walter Scott, the great poet and novelist of whom William Hazlitt said, His works are almost like a new edition of human nature. Secure in the belief not only that his writings have achieved a permanent place in the literature of the world, but that succeeding generations will prize them still more highly, we ...
Keywords: 1745-1746 -- Fiction Jacobite Rebellion
Year of publication: 2001
REDGAUNTLET by Sir Walter Scott INTRODUCTION The Jacobite enthusiasm of the eighteenth century, particularly during the rebellion of 1745, afforded a theme, perhaps the finest that could be selected for fictitious composition, founded upon real or probable incident. This civil war and its remarkable events were remembered by the existing generation without any degree of the bitterness of spirit which seldom fails to attend internal dissension. The Highlanders, who formed the principal strength ...
Keywords: 1720-1788 -- Fiction Charles Edward grandson of James II Jacobites -- Fiction King of England Prince
Year of publication: 2010
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