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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
Ideas: A History from Fire to Freud

Ideas: A History from Fire to Freud


Peter Watson

ISBN: 0753820897
Year of publication: 2013

It would be a dull reader that failed to be stimulated either by the questions it raises or by the answers it gives to all sorts of questions that one would never have thought of asking Noel Malcolm, Sunday Telegraph In Ideas: A History from Fire to Freud, Watson gives us an astonishing overview of human intellectual development . . . For him, human thought develops as much in response to changes in the natural environment such as shifts in climate and the appearance of new diseases as from ...

Keywords: General History World
Soldier Dog

Soldier Dog


Sam Angus

ISBN: 9781447228172
Year of publication: 2012

Soldier Dog by Sam Angus For Cary PART I 13 May 1917 Lancashire Twelve hours had passed. Hed last seen her at eight that morning. Faint with exhaustion and hunger, Stanley sank down. How on earth could he find a creature lighter and quieter than the wind He called out to her but his voice was caught up and whisked away over the sedge grass. All day out searching hed seen only five dogs. There were fewer dogs in Longridge now, just as there was less of everything, because of the War. He rose and ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Animals General Historical Juvenile Fiction
Six

Six


Mark Alpert

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

The Six by Mark Alpert For the math and science teachers who changed my life Will robots inherit the earth Yes, but they will be our children. Marvin Minsky, artificial-intelligence pioneer PART ONE: The Procedure DATE: MARCH 20, 2018 LOCATION: UNICORP RESEARCH LABORATORY YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NEW YORK My name is Sigma. This message is a warning to all government leaders and military commanders. I have the power to annihilate you. If you attack me or interfere with my plans in any way, I will ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure General Juvenile Fiction
Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy

Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy


Judd Apatow

ISBN: 9780812997576
Year of publication: 2015

Sick in the Head Conversations About Life and Comedy by Judd Apatow INTRODUCTION: WHY COMEDY How did I start interviewing comedians Thats a good question. I was always a fan of comedy andokay, I have been completely obsessed with comedy for about as long as I can remember. I blame my dad. My dad was not a comedian, but he may have secretly longed to be one. When I was a kid, he would play us Bill Cosby records and even took me to see him perform at Hofstra University for my birthday when I was ...

Keywords: Comedy Film & Video General Performing Arts комедия
The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them

The Possessed: Adventures With Russian Books and the People Who Read Them


Elif Batuman

ISBN: 9781921656644
Year of publication: 2010

ELIF BATUMAN The Possessed ELIF BATUMAN was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. She now lives in San Francisco. She is the recipient of a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers Award. She teaches at Stanford University. The Possessed The Possessed ADVENTURES WITH RUSSIAN BOOKSAND THE PEOPLE WHO READ THEMElif BatumanFARRAR, STRAUS AND GIROUXNEW YORK Farrar, Straus and Giroux18 West 18th Street, New York 10011 Copyright 2010 by Elif BatumanAll rights reservedDistributed in Canada by DM ...

Keywords: General Literary Criticism Russian & Former Soviet Union Russian literature
Stories: All-New Tales

Stories: All-New Tales


Neil Gaiman; Al Sarrantonio

ISBN: 9780061230929
Year of publication: 2010

Stories All-New Tales Edited by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio For all the storytellers and tale spinners who entertained the public and kept themselves alive, for Alexandre Dumas and Charles Dickens, for Mark Twain and Baroness Orczy and the rest, and most of all, for Scheherazade, who was the storyteller and the story told. ContentsIntroduction: Just Four Words Neil Gaiman Blood: Roddy Doyle Fossil-Figures: Joyce Carol Oates Wildfire in Manhattan: Joanne Harris The Truth Is a Cave in the Black ...

Keywords: 21st century American American fiction Anthologies Anthologies (multiple authors) English Fantasy fiction Fiction Fiction - General General Short stories Short Story
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 ...

Keywords: (¯`'•.¸//(*_*)\\¸.•'´¯) Adult Children of Substance Abusers Alcohol Abuse Autobiography Biography Biography & Autobiography Case studies Childhood Memoir Children of alcoholics Children of alcoholics - United States Children of alcoholics - West Virginia - Welch Dysfunctional families Editors Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities Family & Relationships Family Development Family Relationships General Homeless persons Homeless persons - Family relationships - New York (State) - New York Jeannette Journalists Literary Nonfiction - General Poor Poor - West Virginia - Welch Poverty Poverty & Homelessness Problem families Problem families - United States Problem families - West Virginia - Welch Publishers SELF-HELP Social Science United States Walls Welch West Virginia
Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I

Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I


Sandra Byrd

ISBN: 9781439183168
Year of publication: 2013

Praise for Sandra Byrd Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I In Roses Have Thorns, Sandra Byrd has given the reader another amazing heroine to tell the intimate story of Englands greatest queen, Elizabeth I. What a unique point of view and deeply moving story Helena von Snakenborg provides. Byrd is especially adept at blending political and private lives. This is a timeless womens friendship novel as well as a poignant love story to cherishboth the roses and the thorns. Karen Harper, New ...

Keywords: Christian Fiction General Historical Romance
Beat the Reaper: A Novel

Beat the Reaper: A Novel


Josh Bazell

ISBN: 9780316032223
Year of publication: 2009

Copyright 2009 by Josh Bazell All rights reserved. Except as permitted under the U.S. Copyright Act of 1976, no part of this publication may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, or stored in a database or retrieval system, without the prior written permission of the publisher. Little, Brown and Company Hachette Book Group 237 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10017 Visit our Web site at www.HachetteBookGroup.com First eBook Edition: January 2009 Little, Brown and ...

Keywords: American First Novelists American Mystery & Suspense Fiction Assassins Black Humor (Literature) Fiction Fiction - Espionage Fiction - General General Medical Organized Crime Physicians Suspense Suspense Fiction thriller Thrillers
Kamby Bolongo Mean River

Kamby Bolongo Mean River


Robert Lopez

ISBN: 9781936873425
Year of publication: 2009

Kamby Bolongo Mean River by Robert Lopez Kamby Bolongo Mean River Should the phone ring I will answer it. I will say the hello how are you and wait for a response. I will listen to what the person on the other end says. I will listen to the words. Sometimes I dont listen. Sometimes I wait until the person finishes answering the hello how are you so I can say whatever it is Id been saying to myself before the phone rang. What I say to myself usually starts with the hello how are you then Im fine ...

Keywords: Fiction general Literary
The Paladin Prophecy

The Paladin Prophecy


Mark Frost

ISBN: 9780375980015
Year of publication: 2012

OceanofPDF.com This is a work of fiction. All incidents and dialogue, and all characters with the exception of some well-known historical and public figures, are products of the authors imagination and are not to be construed as real. Where real-life historical or public figures appear, the situations, incidents, and dialogues concerning those persons are fictional and are not intended to depict actual events or to change the fictional nature of the work. In all other respects, any resemblance ...

Keywords: Action & Adventure Boys & Men Fantasy & Magic General Juvenile Fiction
The Song Remains the Same

The Song Remains the Same


Allison Winn Scotch

ISBN: 9781101561751
Year of publication: 2012

The Song Remains the Same Allison Winn Scotch For Cam and Amelia, who fill my life with song. Never forget me, because if I thought you would, Id never leave. A. A. MILNE The Best of Nell Slattery 1 Have a Little Faith in MeJoe Cocker 2 Sweet Child o MineGuns N Roses 3 Running on EmptyJackson Browne 4 Every Breath You TakeThe Police 5 Eleanor RigbyThe Beatles 6 You Cant Always Get What YouWant The Rolling Stones 7 Dont Stop BelievingJourney 8 Theres a Light That Never Goes Out The Smiths 9 Let ...

Keywords: General Fiction
Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family


Alex Haley

ISBN: 9781593154493
Year of publication: 2007

AlexHaley Roots: The Saga of an American Family Publishers Statement One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadnt been seen since the publication of Uncle Toms Cabin. The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people. It also won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. ...

Keywords: African American families African American Studies African Americans Alex Alex - Family Biography Biography & Autobiography Cultural Heritage Ethnic Studies Fiction General Haley Haley family Kinte family Romance Social Science
The Void

The Void


Greig Beck

ISBN: 9781760780050
Year of publication: 2018

Greig Beck The Void Dedication For NASA the search for stardust continues. Epigraph We dont know whats really out there and maybe its better it stays that way. Colonel Jack Hammerson PROLOGUE Through the endless void, tumbling and spinning, crossing distances so vast that time becomes a meaningless concept. And then contact. CHAPTER 1 Space Shuttle Orbiter Orlando, 330 miles above Texas Commander Mitch Granger looked at the mission clock 36.03 more hours to go, just a day and a half more. ...

Keywords: Action Adventure Fiction General Science Fiction Suspense Thrillers

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