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The Cat Who Went Bananas

The Cat Who Went Bananas


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780786273218
Year of publication: 2005

THE CAT WHO WENT BANANAS LILIAN JACKSON BRAUN, 2005 PROLOGUE Break a leg, Fran, honey Break a leg, Alden Break a leg, Derek, old boy It was opening night of the new play in Pickax City 400 miles north of everywhere, and the actors were receiving the traditional bonhomie from well-wishers. The theatre club was doing Oscar Wildes comedy of absurd upper-class manners: The Importance of Being Earnest. Fran Brodie, interior designer, was playing Gwendolen. The male lead was being done by Alden Wade, ...

Keywords: Animals Authors Biography & Autobiography Cat owners Cats Country life Detective Editors Fiction Fiction & related items Fiction - Mystery General General & Literary Fiction Jim (Fictitious cha Jim (Fictitious character) Journalists Juvenile Fiction Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery Mystery & Detective Mystery & Detective - Cat Sleuths Mystery & Detective - General Pets Police Procedural Publishers Qwilleran Siamese cat Suspense Women Sleuths Yum Yum (Fictitious character Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun)
The Cat Who Robbed a Bank

The Cat Who Robbed a Bank


Lilian Jackson Braun

ISBN: 9780375408786
Year of publication: 2000

The Cat Who Robbed a Bank Lillan Jackson BraunOneIT WAS A SEPTEMBER to remember In Moose County 400 miles north of everywhere, plans were rife and hopes were high. First, the historic hotel in Pickax City, the county seat, was finally restored after the bombing of the previous year, and it would reopen with a new name, a new chef, and a gala reception. Then, a famous American who may or may not have slept there in 1895 was about to be honored with the citys first annual Mark Twain Festival. ...

Keywords: Cat owners Cats Country life Detective and mystery stories Fiction General Hotels Journalists Koko (Fictitious character) Large type books Millionaires Moose County (Imaginary place) Mystery & Detective Mystery fiction Qwilleran; Jim (Fictitious character) Siamese cat Thrillers Yum Yum (Fictitious character : Braun) Yum Yum (Fictitious character: Braun)
Every Boy Should Have a Man

Every Boy Should Have a Man


Preston L Allen

ISBN: 9781617751578
Year of publication: 2013

Every Boy Should Have a Man by Preston L. Allen To Dawn, with love in lesser darkness, in greater darkness, in brighter light that follows ever by my side ever holding my hand Now consider the man. He does not overhunt. He does not overeat. Man is one with great nature. The oaf can learn much from the man. His sun rises in gold but sets in blood. His fire burns the world. Great Scripture Acknoledgements Many thanks to my readers Ellen Milmed, Tiina Lombard, Edward Glenn, Jason Murray, William ...

Keywords: Adult book ebook fantasy Science Fiction
Heartland

Heartland


Ana Simo

ISBN: 9781632061508
Year of publication: 2018

Ana Simo HEARTLAND 1 Blue Ribbon It all began in the summer of 1976 when I won the Blue Ribbon at Elmira Countys Junior Progymnasmata with Benbassa, an inadvertently anti-Semitic fable. In the first of a long series of obfuscations about my person, I pretended to be fifteen to qualify for the contest, when I was just eleven years, seven months, three days and seventeen hours old. At the time I composed Benbassa, I didnt know any Jews, unless one counted the sweltering Rafael Cohen, which no one ...

Keywords: 9/11 novel alternate future Ana Maria Simo books about race Cuban-American authors debut novel dyke fiction dystopian fiction dystopian satire immigrant novel lesbian activist Lesbian Avengers lesbian fiction murder mystery New Racialism pulp noir novels queer fiction Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing sci-fi dystopia telenovela novels
Laurie Cass - Bookmobile Cat 02 - Tailing a Tabby

Laurie Cass - Bookmobile Cat 02 - Tailing a Tabby


Laurie Cass

ISBN: 0451415477
Year of publication: 2014

PRAISE FOR LENDING A PAW A charming start to the new Bookmobile Cat series. Librarian Minnie Hamilton is kindhearted, loyal, and resourceful. And her furry sidekick, Eddie, is equal parts charm and cat-titude. New York Times bestselling author Sofie Kelly Lending a Paw is a pleasurable, funny read. Minnie is a delight as a heroine, and Eddie could make even a staunch dog lover more of a cat fan. RT Book Reviews This first in the series charms with a likable heroine, feisty and opinionated cat, ...

Keywords: Mystery: Cozy - Bookmobile - Cat - Michigan
The Dog in the Wood

The Dog in the Wood


Monika öder

ISBN: 9781590787014
Year of publication: 2017

Monika Schrder THE DOG IN THE WOOD Fr meinen Vater 1 In the distance Fritz heard again the droning of engines. The front was coming closer, and the east wind blew the noise of cannons, tanks, and gunfire toward their farm. The Russians would be there soon. Fritz set down the tray with the tomato seedlings on the corner post of the garden fence and looked up into the cloudless sky. No sign of the Luftwaffe. The Russians should have come during the winter when the weather was gloomy and everyone ...

Keywords: ages 11-14 Children's Books Europe grades 5-8 Juvenile Fiction Military and Wars World War 2
Swing Time

Swing Time


Zadie Smith

ISBN: 9780399564314
Year of publication: 2016

Zadie Smith Swing Time For my mother, Yvonne When the music changes, so does the dance. Hausa proverb Prologue It was the first day of my humiliation. Put on a plane, sent back home, to England, set up with a temporary rental in St. Johns Wood. The flat was on the eighth floor, the windows looked over the cricket ground. It had been chosen, I think, because of the doorman, who blocked all inquiries. I stayed indoors. The phone on the kitchen wall rang and rang, but I was warned not to answer it ...

Keywords: 2017 Longlisted Man Booker Prize
Autumn

Autumn


Ali Smith

ISBN: 9781101870747
Year of publication: 2017

Ali Smith Autumn For Gilli Bush-Bailey see you next week and for Sarah Margaret Hardy perennial Wood Spring come to you at the farthest, In the very end of harvest William Shakespeare At current rates of soil erosion, Britain has just 100 harvests left. Guardian, 20 July 2016 Green as the grass we lay in corn, in sunlight Ossie Clark If I am destined to be happy with you here how short is the longest Life. JohnKeats Gently disintegrate me WS Graham 1 It was the worst of times, it was the worst ...

Keywords: 2017 Longlisted Man Booker Prize
Home Fire

Home Fire


Kamila Shamsie

ISBN: 9780735217706
Year of publication: 2017

Home Fire Kamila Shamsie For Gillian Slovo The ones we love are enemies of the state. Sophocles, Antigone translated by Seamus Heaney Isma 1 ISMA WAS GOING to miss her flight. The ticket wouldnt be refunded, because the airline took no responsibility for passengers who arrived at the airport three hours ahead of the departure time and were escorted to an interrogation room. She had expected the interrogation, but not the hours of waiting that would precede it, nor that it would feel so ...

Keywords: 2017 Longlisted Man Booker Prize
Lincoln in the Bardo

Lincoln in the Bardo


George Saunders

ISBN: 9780812995350
Year of publication: 2017

Lincoln in the Bardo George Saunders Part One I. On our wedding day I was forty-six, she was eighteen. Now, I know what you are thinking: older man not thin, somewhat bald, lame in one leg, teeth of wood exercises the marital prerogative, thereby mortifying the poor young But that is false. That is exactly what I refused to do, you see. On our wedding night I clumped up the stairs, face red with drink and dance, found her arrayed in some thinnish thing an aunt had forced her into, silk collar ...

Keywords: 2017 Longlisted Man Booker Prize
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness


Arundhati Roy

ISBN: 9781524733162
Year of publication: 2017

The Ministry of Utmost Happiness Arundhati Roy To, The Unconsoled I mean, its all a matter of your heart NZIM HIKMET At magic hour, when the sun has gone but the light has not, armies of flying foxes unhinge themselves from the Banyan trees in the old graveyard and drift across the city like smoke. When the bats leave, the crows come home. Not all the din of their homecoming fills the silence left by the sparrows that have gone missing, and the old white-backed vultures, custodians of the dead ...

Keywords: 2017 Longlisted Man Booker Prize
Reservoir 13

Reservoir 13


Jon McGregor

ISBN: 9780008204877
Year of publication: 2017

Reservoir 13 Jon McGregor The river is moving. The blackbird must be flying. Wallace Stevens Dedication i.m. Alistair McGregor 19452015 1 They gathered at the car park in the hour before dawn and waited to be told what to do. It was cold and there was little conversation. There were questions that werent being asked. The missing girls name was Rebecca Shaw. When last seen shed been wearing a white hooded top. A mist hung low across the moor and the ground was frozen hard. They were given ...

Keywords: 2017 Longlisted Man Booker Prize
Solar Bones

Solar Bones


Mike McCormack

ISBN: 9781786891280
Year of publication: 2016

Solar Bones Mike McCormack for Maeve the bell the bell as hearing the bell as hearing the bell as standing here the bell being heard standing here hearing it ring out through the grey light of this morning, noon or night god knows this grey day standing here and listening to this bell in the middle of the day, the middle of the day bell, the Angelus bell in the middle of the day, ringing out through the grey light to here standing in the kitchen hearing this bell snag my heart and draw the whole ...

Keywords: 2017 Longlisted Man Booker Prize
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
What Soldiers Do

What Soldiers Do


Mary Louise Roberts

ISBN: 9780226923093
Year of publication: 2013

Mary Louise Roberts WHAT SOLDIERS DO Sex and the American GI in World War II France Dedicated in loving memory to my parents EMMIE ROBERTS AND JAMES H. ROBERTS Map of Normandy and Brittany Acknowledgments It gives me great pleasure to thank the many sources of funding I received to research and write this book. I am grateful to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for making possible a research leave during the academic year 20078. The Institute for Research in the Humanities at the ...

Keywords: Counseling Europe France Gender Studies Medical Books Military Politics Psychology Sexuality Social History Social Sciences United States World War II

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