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Black Square

Black Square


Sophie Pinkham

ISBN: 9780393247978
Year of publication: 2016

Sophie Pinkham BLACK SQUARE ADVENTURES IN POST-SOVIET UKRAINE For my friends in Ukraine and Russia, with love and gratitude. MAPS PREFACE I was seven years old when the Berlin Wall fell. Watching the news with my parents in New York, I wondered how a simple concrete barrier could be so important. Why hadnt people just climbed over it Newscasters discussed the Iron Curtain, which sounded scary, but also confusing. Didnt curtains, by definition, ripple and fold I was sixteen when NATO bombed ...

Keywords: 21st Century Europe Geopolitics Russia Social History Travel
Finding Audrey

Finding Audrey


Sophie Kinsella

ISBN: 9781448196845
Year of publication: 2015

Contents About the BookTitle Page Dedication Finding Audrey About the Author Also by Sophie Kinsella Copyright About the Book Audrey cant leave the house. She cant even take off her dark glasses inside the house. Then her brothers friend Linus stumbles into her life. With his friendly orange-slice smile, and his funny notes, he starts to entice Audrey out again well, Starbucks is a start. And with Linus at her side, Audrey feels like she can do things shed thought were too scary. Suddenly, ...

Keywords: Family General Humorous Stories Juvenile Fiction Love & Romance Social Issues
Song of Summer

Song of Summer


Laura Lee Anderson

ISBN: 9781619637863
Year of publication: 2015

Song of Summer To Eric: You deserve much more than a book. And to Westfield, NY: This ones for you. Seven Weeks of Summer Left Chapter 1 Robin I just dont see why you couldnt make it work, Violet rasps. She pours Jell-O with the precision of someone measuring liquid explosives. Her long plastic fingernails shine red, white, and blue, the commemorative paint chipping from last weeks holiday. I smile and sigh. It wasnt my call, Vi, I say. I was all for making it work. He was not. I spin the stool ...

Keywords: Adoption Family Health & Daily Living Juvenile Fiction Juvenile Nonfiction Love & Romance Music Performing Arts Physical Impairments Social Issues Special Needs
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
The Law and the Lady

The Law and the Lady


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

THE LAW AND THE LADY by Wilkie Collins NOTE: ADDRESSED TO THE READER. IN offering this book to you, I have no Preface to write. I have only to request that you will bear in mind certain established truths, which occasionally escape your memory when you are reading a work of fiction. Be pleased, then, to remember First: That the actions of human beings are not invariably governed by the laws of pure reason. Secondly: That we are by no means always in the habit of bestowing our love on the objects ...

Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Married people -- Fiction Mystery fiction
The Guilty River

The Guilty River


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2002

THE GUILTY RIVER by Wilkie Collins CHAPTER I ON THE WAY TO THE RIVER FOR reasons of my own, I excused myself from accompanying my stepmother to a dinner-party given in our neighborhood. In my present humor, I preferred being aloneand, as a means of getting through my idle time, I was quite content to be occupied in catching insects. Provided with a brush and a mixture of rum and treacle, I went into Fordwitch Wood to set the snare, familiar to hunters of moths, which we call sugaring the trees. ...

Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Families -- Fiction Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
The Frozen Deep

The Frozen Deep


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

THE FROZEN DEEP by Wilkie Collins First Scene The Ball-room Chapter 1. The date is between twenty and thirty years ago. The place is an English sea-port. The time is night. And the business of the moment isdancing. The Mayor and Corporation of the town are giving a grand ball, in celebration of the departure of an Arctic expedition from their port. The ships of the expedition are two in numberthe Wanderer and the Sea-mew. They are to sail in search of the Northwest Passage on the next day, with ...

Keywords: Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Wilderness survival -- Fiction
The Evil Genius: A Domestic Story

The Evil Genius: A Domestic Story


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

THE EVIL GENIUS A DOMESTIC STORY By Wilkie Collins Affectionately Dedicated to Holman Hunt BEFORE THE STORY. Miss Westerfields Education 1. The Trial. THE gentlemen of the jury retired to consider their verdict. Their foreman was a person doubly distinguished among his colleagues. He had the clearest head, and the readiest tongue. For once the right man was in the right place. Of the eleven jurymen, four showed their characters on the surface. They were: The hungry juryman, who wanted his ...

Keywords: Divorce -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Ship captains -- Fiction Women -- Social conditions -- Fiction
The Black Robe

The Black Robe


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

THE BLACK ROBE by Wilkie Collins BEFORE THE STORY. FIRST SCENE BOULOGNE-SUR-MER.THE DUEL. I. THE doctors could do no more for the Dowager Lady Berrick. When the medical advisers of a lady who has reached seventy years of age recommend the mild climate of the South of France, they mean in plain language that they have arrived at the end of their resources. Her ladyship gave the mild climate a fair trial, and then decided as she herself expressed it to die at home. Traveling slowly, she had ...

Keywords: Chastity Dueling -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Murder -- Fiction Priesthood -- Fiction Vow of -- Fiction
Mind Games with a Serial Killer

Mind Games with a Serial Killer


Brian Alan Lane

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Brian Alan Lane MIND GAMES WITH A SERIAL KILLER With thanks for the support of my friends, family, everyone at Dove Books, and that great editor and gifted writer, Lee Montgomery, who did the unthinkable and went out on a limb for me. B.A.L. About the Book When it was first released, Brian Alan Lanes genre-bending bestseller Mind Games With a Serial Killer was simultaneously hailed and reviled. Some readers wrote that the book was personally important and life-changing, others that it was the ...

Keywords: cannibalism Crime & Criminals Criminal minds Criminology homicide Murder & Mayhem serial killer Social Sciences True Crime
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 ...

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Recce: Small Team Operations Behind Enemy Lines

Recce: Small Team Operations Behind Enemy Lines


Koos Stadler

ISBN: 9780624069447
Year of publication: 2015

Koos Stadler SMALL TEAM MISSIONS BEHIND ENEMY LINES Dedicated to my father, Koos, who kindled the spirit of adventure in me, and my dearest wife, Karien, who had no option but to scale every cliff with me. About the layout The layout in this digital edition of Recce may differ from that of the printed version, depending on the settings on your reader. The layout displays optimally if you use the default setting on your reader. Readers can experiment with the settings to have the text displayed ...

Keywords: 51 Reconnaissance Commando Angola Bushmen elite soldiers Military History Military missions Operation Abduct Operation Angel Operation Caudad Operation Cerberus Operation Colosseum Operation Daisy Operation Killarney secret missions South African Army South African authors South African Border War Special Forces special forces training Terrorism
Miss or Mrs.?

Miss or Mrs.?


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2006

MISS OR MRS. by Wilkie Collins PERSONS OF THE STORY. Sir Joseph Graybrooke. . . . . . . . . .Knight Richard Turlington . . . . Of the Levant Trade Launcelot Linzie . .Of the College of Surgeons James Dicas. . . . . .Of the Roll of Attorneys Thomas Wildfang. . . . . .Superannuated Seaman Miss Graybrooke. . . . . . Sir Josephs Sister Natalie. . . . . . . . . Sir Josephs Daughter Lady Winwood . . . . . . . .Sir Josephs Niece Amelia, Sophia, and Dorothea. Lady Winwoods Stepdaughters Period: ...

Keywords: Detective and mystery stories England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction English Love stories
Little Novels

Little Novels


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 1999

LITTLE NOVELS By Wilkie Collins MRS. ZANT AND THE GHOST. I. THE course of this narrative describes the return of a disembodied spirit to earth, and leads the reader on new and strange ground. Not in the obscurity of midnight, but in the searching light of day, did the supernatural influence assert itself. Neither revealed by a vision, nor announced by a voice, it reached mortal knowledge through the sense which is least easily self-deceived: the sense that feels. The record of this event will of ...

Keywords: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
Jezebel's Daughter

Jezebel's Daughter


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2002

JEZEBELS DAUGHTER by Wilkie Collins TO ALBERTO CACCIA Let me begin by informing you, that this new novel does not present the proposed sequel to my last work of fictionThe Fallen Leaves. The first part of that story has, through circumstances connected with the various forms of publications adopted thus far, addressed itself to a comparatively limited class of readers in England. When the book is finally reprinted in its cheapest formthen, and then only, it will appeal to the great audience of ...

Keywords: British -- Germany -- Fiction Death -- Fiction Germany -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Insanity -- Fiction Poisons -- Fiction Widows -- Fiction

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