The Journey to the East

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Interwiki: IncompleteJourney to the Eastdate=June 2008++ Interwiki: MissinginfoJourney to the Eastdate=June 2008++ The novel begins as H.H. is trying to tell the story of his travel with the League, a semi-religious group, that is looking for a place called the Home of Light. He writes about several different events including their stop at Bremgarten, where […]

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Peter Høgh

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Peter Høgh (Hoegh) – danish author, most renowned for Miss Smillas sense of snow. He is pårobably the most recognized contemporary Danish writer on the international literary scene. Miss Smilla was his third novel, and it was sold to publishers in more than thirty countries. In the United States the novel spent twenty-six weeks on […]

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La reina de America

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

La reina de América, novela del escritor uruguayo Jorge Majfud trata de una familia inmigrante de España en los años sesenta y de las peripecias de una de las narradoras principales, Consuelo, la hija de la prostituta a la que alude el título. Se desarrolla principalmente en Montevideo y Buenos Aires, en medio del clima […]

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From Java to Ruby

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

From Java to Ruby Things Every Manager Should Know by Bruce Tate copyright 2006 The Pragmatic Programmers LLC Book Summary by Paul Klipp Table of Contents From Java to Ruby …………………………………………………………………………………………………….1 Chapter 1 – Introduction……………………………………………………………………………………………….3 New major programming languages emerge every decade:………………………………………….3 How to migrate to Ruby:…………………………………………………………………………………………..3 Risks…………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….3 Chapter Two – Pain…………………………………………………………………………………………………….4 What’s good about […]

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Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia image image caption 10th Anniversary Edition author Elizabeth Gilbert country America language English language genre(s) Memoir publisher Riverhead Books release date 2006 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 368 isbn 0143038419 How liberating it would be to just […]

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The 12 Bad Habits That Hold Good People Back

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Overview The 12 Bad Habits That Hold Good People Back instead takes the opposite tack, focusing in on behaviors that impede a career rather than focusing on behaviors that accelerate it. As a result, this book speaks directly to a group often overlooked in other career development books – instead of teaching how to press […]

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What Got You Here Won’t Get You There

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“Infobox Book” name What Got You Here Won’t Get You There image image caption 2007 Hyperion cover author Marshall Goldsmith country US language English subject Business genre Business publisher Hyperion release date 2007 media type Hardcover & Paperback pages 256 isbn 1401301304 What Got You Here Won’t Get You There holds the basic premise that […]

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The Millionaire Next Door

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“Infobox Book” name The Millionaire Next Door image image caption 1998 cover author Thomas J. Stanley & William D. Danko country US language English subject Business genre Business publisher Hyperion release date 1 edition (October 5, 1996) media type Paperback pages 256 isbn 9781563523304 The Millionaire Next Door (by Thomas J. Stanley and William D. […]

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The 4-Hour Workweek

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“infobox Book “ name The 4-Hour Workweek image image caption Harmony Books cover author Timothy Ferriss country America language English language genre(s) Self-Help publisher Harmony Books release date 2007 media type Paperback pages 308 isbn 0307353133 After college, Ferriss took a soul-sucking sales job at a tech firm. He left to start a soul-sucking business […]

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The total money makeover

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

At the core of The Total Money Makeover are Ramsey’s seven “baby steps” to financial freedom. By following these in order — and not moving on to the next until the current step is complete — readers gradually progress from debt to wealth. Here’s Ramsey’s plan: Step one: Save $1,000 cash as a starter emergency […]

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An Incomplete Truth

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

An Incomplete Truth is the fifth novel in the Maisie Dobbs msytery series by Jacqueline Winspear. Characters Maisie Dobbs – a psychologist and detective operating her own agency in London between the wars James Compton – son of Maisie’s mentors and former employers Sir Julian and Lady Rowan Compton. Billy Beale – Maisie’s assistant Priscilla […]

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Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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Interwiki: Incompletedate=June 2008++ Interwiki: Missinginfodate=June 2008++ Overview Douglas Adams originally created this book series as a radio series for BBC radio. The series was begun in 1978, and was first published as a book in 1979. Despite the fact that Adams always referred to the Hitchhiker books as a “trilogy”, it ended up being a […]

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The Handmaid’s Tale

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The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood This is the story of Offred, a Handmaid in the dystopian society called the Republic of Gilead, which has replaced the United States of America. Although the story begins after Gilead has been formed, flashbacks allows readers to learn about how it was formed and what Offred’s life was […]

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Bridge to terabithia

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Plot Summary This young adult novel by Katherine Patterson tells the story of two friends, social outsiders, who find solace, identity, and self-confidence in each other and in their combined imagination. The protagonist of the story is Jesse Aarons, the only boy in a family of five children, mostly ignored by the rest of the […]

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A Long Way Down

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Interwiki: Infomissingdate=July 2008++ Interwiki: Incompletedate=July 2008++ Summary In this novel by British author, Nick Hornby, who also wrote High Fidelity, four strangers meet on New Year’s Eve when they all choose the same building roof in London from which to jump. Martin, Jess, Maureen and JJ come from very different backgrounds and lead very different […]

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Dreams From My Father

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Dreams from my Father : A Story of Race and Inheritance” was written by Barack Obama, the praised candidate for the Democratic nomination in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. This moving memoir is a picture of Obama as a young black American in search of his identity, a belonging, in a white American community. This […]

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The Tempest

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Tempest title_orig translator image image_caption author William Shakespeare illustrator cover_artist country England language English languageEnglish genre Drama, Play publisher release_date pages isbn “The Tempest”, written by William Shakespeare, embodies both seemingly timeless romance and the historically specific moment in which Europe begins to explore and conquer the New World. Prospero, […]

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Gossip Girl

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Gossip Girl is a series of novels created by Cecily Von Ziesgar, which talks about the true lives of “Manhattan’s elite”: a bunch of rich teenagers who have much too much of everything. The main characters are Blair Waldorf, Serena van der Woodsen, Nate Archibald, Dan Humphrey, Jenny Humphrey and Vanessa Abrams – the teens […]

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The Pact

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“The Pact” was written by author Jodi Picoult, an American award-winning noverlist. It tells the story of Chris and Emily, two childhood friends who ultimately fall in love in their teenage years. When Emily was shot dead, Chris claims they had made a suicide pact and admits to shooting her in the head. The police […]

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Friday Night Lights

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team and a Dream” by H.G. Bissinger tells the story of Permian Panthers of Odessa – the most successful high school football team in Texas history. Odessa is a typical southern small town. In bad times, the unemployment rate barrels out of control; in good times, its murder rate […]

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A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier image image caption 2007 Hardcover Edition author Ishmael Beah country United States language English language genre(s) Memoir publisher Sarah Crichton Books release date 2007 media type Hardcover pages 229 isbn 0374105235 A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier is a […]

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The Hot Zone

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“The Hot Zone, A Terrifying True Story” by Richard Preston is a non-fiction thriller that tells that true story of the sudden appearance of a highly infectious and deadly virus in the central African rain forest. A secret military SWAT team of soldiers and scientists is mobilized to stop the outbreak of this exotic “hot” […]

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The Unredeemed Captive

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John Deemos’ “The Unredeemed Captive” deals with the adoption of Eunice Williams by Indians at a time when the Puritan settlers of New England Colonies did not get on with their neighboring Indians. It discusses the Puritan’s stereotype views of the Indians and how the only way to ‘redeem’ oneself if captured was by escape […]

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The Lord of the Rings

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Fellowship of the RingFrom WikiSummaries, free book summaries In this first book of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, an aging Bilbo Baggins decides to leave the Shire and spend his remaining days at Rivendell. He leaves all his worldly possessions to his nephew, Frodo, including the magic ring he found on his earlier […]

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The Return of The King

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Return of The King picks up where The Two Towers leaves off. Saruman has been defeated and now the remaining members of the Fellowship turn their attention back to Morder. Aragorn, Stider, Legolas, and Merry remain with the Riders of Rohan as they muster their forces to head east to the aid of Gondor. […]

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Founding Brothers

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

In retrospect, it seems as if the American Revolution was inevitable. But was it? In Brothers, Joseph J. Ellis reveals that many of those truths we hold to be self-evident were actually fiercely contested in the early days of the republic. “Founding Brothers” examines the American Revolution is seen through the points of view of […]

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My Name is Asher Lev

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

My Name is Asher Lev is the story of cultural conflict as well as a story of the forces that threaten to tear a family apart. Asher Lev first shows artistic genius as a young child. In many families his gift would be looked upon as just that, a great gift. However Asher’s family are […]

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The Two Towers

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Two Towers is the second book of J.R.R.Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy and picks up where The Fellowship of the Ring leaves off. The book begins as Froso and Sam have left for Morder and Merry and Pippen have been carried off by Orcs. Srider (Aragorn), Gimli, and Legolas go after Merry and […]

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Confessions

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

St. Augustine might have written his “Confessions” during the fifth century (AD) but the tale of his journey to Christ might have been written today. Like many young men across the ages, Augustine was born to a Christian mother and a pagan, or non-Christian father. He was given a good upbringing for his time and […]

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Dragonflight

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Imagine that your planet is faced with imminent destruction from space. Not from a sentient or malicious attack, but from a mindless threadlike worm falling from the sky to devour any carbon based material in it’s path. The only thing that can protect Pern from the devastation Thread brings are fire breathing dragons especially bred […]

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Lincoln

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

When Gore Vidal wrote Lincoln, he blurred the lines between fiction and history. The story begins as Lincoln arrives in Washington and ends after his assassination. Lincoln is portrayed as a three dimensional human being through the eyes of those around him: his friends, family, rivals, and those who plot to kill him. Threats to […]

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A Series of Unfortunate Events

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

A Series of Unfortunate Events is the story of the three Baudelaire orphans, Violet, Claus and Sunny. The books are narrated by Lemony Snicket, a mysterious man who follows the story through clues passed on through a secret organization known only as the V.F.D. The series begins with the three children losing their parents in […]

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La Morte D’Arthur

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Stories of King Arthur have been enchanting audiences since Geoffery of Monmouth published his account of Arthur in the twelfth century and his work was based in some earlier tales. However, the tales of Arthur took their most romantic form in this work by Sir Thomas Malory.It is this work that T.H. White used when […]

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The Last Battle

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

In this final installment of the Narnia tales, C.S. Lewis brings all of the characters of Narnia together to witness the end of the world they love. The story begins generations after the rule of Rilian, the son of Caspian. Narnia has enjoyed generations of peace and prosperity. Tirian is the present king of Narnia […]

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A Morbid Taste for Bones

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Medieval man believed in the power of bones. The bones of saints were revered, collected and even fought over by churches and monasteries because they were believed to effect miracles. A church or monastery which had the relics (bones or other remnants) of saints could expect to collect much money in the way of alms […]

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The Last Days of Socrates

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Last Days of Socrates original title Εὐθύφρων, Απολογία Σωκράτους, Κρίτων, Φαίδων image image caption Penguin Classics cover author Plato Translator Hugh Tedennick, Harold Tarrant country Ancient Greece language Ancient Greek (original) English language (translated) genre(s) Philosophy publisher Penguin release date <400 BC media type Paperback pages 256 isbn 0140449280 The […]

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No se lo digas a nadie

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

‘No se lo digas a nadie Jaime Bayly‘ Primera Parte El esclavo La historia está basada en una familia burguesa que vive en Lima, Perú. La familia está compuesta por Luis Felipe, Maricucha, Joaquín, Xiména y Fernando. Maricucha decide cambiar a su hijo Joaquín del Inmaculado Corazón para enviarlo al Markham que es un mejor […]

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The Horse and His Boy

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“infobox Book “ name The Horse and His Boy image image caption Scholastic Edition author C.S. Lewis country England language English language genre(s) Young adult, fantasy publisher Scholastic release date 1954 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 224 isbn 0439861365 The Horse and His Boy is the fifth of the Narnia books as C.S. Lewis […]

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The Consolation of Philosophy

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Boethius may have written his book, The Consolation of Philosophy, from prison in the year 524 AD, but the issues he addresses are every bit as relevant to modern life as they were to life in the 6th century. A philosopher, statesman, and theologian, Boethius was imprisoned by Germanic King Theoderick on trumped up charges. […]

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My Side of the Mountian

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“infobox Book “ name My Side of the Mountain image image caption Puffin Modern Classics cover author Jean Craighead George country America language English language genre(s) Young-adult publisher Puffin release date 1959 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 192 isbn 0142401110 My Side of the Mountain is a 1959 book by Jean Craighead George. It […]

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The Magician’s Nephew

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“infobox Book “ name The Magician’s Nephew image image caption 2005 HarperCollins Edition author C.S. Lewis country England language English language genre(s) Young adult, fantasy publisher HarperCollins release date 1955 media type Paperback pages 221 isbn 0060764902 Narnia is one of many magical worlds. C.S. Lewis wrote this story of the genesis of Narnia in […]

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The Silver Chair

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The Silver Chair is the fourth of the Narnia tales (in the order that they were written) and tells the story of the rescue of Prince Rilian, King Caspian’s son, from an evil “Lady” who is in truth an evil serpent. The story features Eustace who readers of the series met in the Voyage of […]

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The Waste Land

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land (1922) was written in the wake of World War I, supposedly the “war to end all wars.” But what Eliot saw in the peace that followed was pain and disunity, fragmentation and false hope. He presented the world as “a heap of broken images.” Critic Edmund Wilson, perhaps the first […]

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The Fellowship of the Ring

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

In this first book of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, an aging Bilbo Baggins decides to leave the Shire and spend his remaining days at Rivendell. He leaves all his worldly possessions to his nephew, Frodo, including the magic ring he found on his earlier travels (see The Hobbit). Gandalf, the wizard, who has […]

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The Song of Roland

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name The Song of Roland original title La Chanson de Roland image image caption Penguin cover author Anonymous Translator Dorothy L. Sayers country England language French (original) English (translated) genre(s) Dystopia, Science Fiction, Social Issues publisher Chatto and Windus release date 1100 (original) 1957 (translated) media type Paperback pages 208 isbn 0140440755 […]

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Monkeyluv

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Monkeluv: And Other Essays on Our Lives as Animals is a witty, insightful collection of essays by Robert M. Sapolsky, professor of biology and neurology at Stanford University. The essays originally appeared as articles in journals such as Natural History, Scientific American, and Discover. If you are curious about behavioral biology, that is, why we […]

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Dr tatiana’s sex advice to all creation

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

If you are interested in biology, sociology, or any life science but don’t have the wherewithal to take on a dry scientific text, Dr. Tatiana’s Sex Advice to All Creation is the book for you. Dr. Tatiana, aka Olivia Hudson, holds a doctorate from Oxford and is a research fellow at the Imperial College of […]

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Voyage of the Dawn Treader

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

In the adventurous third installment of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia tales, the two younger Pevensie children return to Narnia with their unwilling cousin Eustace (should have been named “Useless”) and travel with the now adult King Caspian on a high sea adventure. The story begins with the two younger Pevensie children, Lucy and Edmund, being sent […]

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Wuthering Heights

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Wuthering Heights image image caption Cover of Penguin Popular Classics edition author Emily Bronte country England language English language genre(s) tragedy, Gothic publisher Penguin release date 1847 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 279 isbn 0140620125 Against the wild stormy background of the Northern English Moors, the passion of Heathcliff and […]

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Prince Caspian

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

When the Pevensie children go to Narnia for the second time it is as if King Arthur had come back to England today. This story takes place a year after the children had gone to Narnia the first time, but they find that hundreds of years had passed in Narnian time. During that time Narnia […]

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The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

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“infobox Book “ name The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe image image caption HarperCollins cover author C. S. Lewis country England language English language genre(s) Young adult, fantasy publisher HarperCollins release date 1950 media type Hardback and Paperback pages 206 isbn 0064471047 When the Pevensie children, Peter, Susan, Edmund, and Lucy are sent out […]

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The Upstairs Room

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

This is the story of an “Anne Frank” who survived the war. Although the story is fictionalized it is based on the true experiences of Reiss herself. When the Germans occupied Holland, eight year old Annie de Leeuw, and her family were in grave danger because they were Jews. Like Ann Frank’s family, Annie’s family […]

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Antigone

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name Antigone image image caption Cover of Fagles translation orig title Ἀντιγόνη author Sophocles translator Robert Fagles country Greece language Original: Ancient Greece Translated: English series The Three Theban Plays genre(s) Greek Tragedy publisher Penguin release date Original: <441 BC Translation: 1984 media type Play pages 432 isbn 9780140444254 preceded_by Oedipus at Colonus […]

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Tale of Two Cities

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Can a wasted life be redeemed by one final act of selflessness? According to Charles Dickens, the answer is a resounding “Yes”! Against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Dickens tells a tale of love and redemption as Sidney Carton, a hard drinking London Barrister, gives his life to save the life of the husband […]

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Death of a Salesman

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Arthur Miller’s Pulitzer Prize winning play of 1949 is widely considered to a cornerstone of American letters. A caustic attack on the “American Dream” of materialism, Death of a Salesman is a three-act play (two acts and a “requiem”), centering on the main character, Willy Loman. At age sixty-three, Willy has been a traveling salesman […]

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Snow

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“Infobox Book “ name Snow title_orig Kar translator Maureen Freely image image_caption Cover of Paperback (UK) author Orhan Pamuk illustrator Webistan/Corbis and Natalie Forbes/Corbis cover_artist country Turkey language Turkish series subject genre Tragedy, Love, Political Unrest publisher İletişim release_date 2002 english_release_date 2004 , Faber & Faber Ltd. media_type Print (Hardcover,Hardback & Paperback) pages 436 isbn […]

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Getting to Yes

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“infobox Book “ name Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In image image caption Cover of Getting to Yes author Roger Fisher, William Ury (and William Paton in the 2nd Edition) country USA language English genre Business, Negotiation publisher Penguin release date 1981 (Second edition 1991) media type Print (hardback and paperback) pages 224 […]

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Tangerine

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Tangerine (1997) is a young adult novel by Edward Bloor. “infobox Book “ name Tangerine title_orig translator image image_caption author Edward Bloor illustrator cover_artist Cliff Nielsen country United States language English languageEnglish genre Young adult novel publisher Scholastic pub_date 1997 pages 294 pp isbn ISBN 0-439-28603-4 External Links Tangerine Summary Tangerine Lesson Plan :Incomplete :Published […]

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Common Sense Economics

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“infobox Book “ name Common Sense Economics title_orig image author James Gwartney, Richard L. Stroup, Dwight R. Lee cover_artist country USA language English languageEnglish series genre Non-Fiction publisher St. Martin’s Press release_date 2005 media_type pages 208p. (first edition, hardback) isbn ISBN 031233818X (first edition, hardback) preceded_by followed_by Chapter Summaries Part I: The Key Elements of […]

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Tuesdays With Morrie

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“Infobox Book” name Tuesdays with Morrie image image_caption author Mitch Albom country United StatesU.S. language English languageEnglish genre Philosophy publisher Random House release_date 1997 media_type Print Hardcover & Paperback pages isbn ISBN 0-385-48451-8 Tuesdays with Morrie is a bestselling nonfiction, by American writer Mitch Albom, published in 1997 (ISBN 0-385-48451-8). It tells the true story […]

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The Wave

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“infobox Book “ name The Wave image image caption Cover of The Wave author Todd Strasser country America language English language genre(s) Social Issues publisher Laurel Leaf Books release date 1981 media type Paperback pages 138 isbn 0440993717 Character Summaries Laurie Saunders Laurie is the editor-in-chief of The Gordon Grapevine. She is small, petite, and […]

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The Mind of Wall Street

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“Infobox Book “ name The Mind of Wall Street title_orig translator image image_caption author Leon Levy illustrator cover_artist country USA language English series subject Finance genre publisher release_date 2002 english_release_date media_type pages isbn ISBN 1586481037 preceded_by followed_by Chapter summaries Introduction The author states that he has two loves in his life: the stock market and […]

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Down and Out in Paris and London

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Down and Out in Paris and London (1933) is one of George Orwell’s first published works, an autobiographical account (or perhaps only a semiautobiographical account, depending on which reviewer/critic you read) of being destitute in Paris and London. The book opens in Paris with a description of the hotel and neighborhood where Orwell is lodging. […]

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Holes

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Stanley Yelnats the 4th is accused of stealing a pair of sneakers donated to charity by a famous athlete, Clyde Livingston. He is sentenced to 18 months at Camp Green Lake, a boys’ juvenile detention center in Texas. There, each boy must spend his day in the desert, which contained a lake during the 1800s, […]

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Uglies

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

characters: Tally: is the main character and in the beggining turns out to be an ugly Shay: is another character that Tally barely meets after making a jump at a party David: he is one of Shay’s friends or contacts that is not from the rusties but a city called the smoke Croy: is another […]

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The midnight’s children

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Saleem Sinai, the narrator of Midnight’s Children, opens the novel by explaining that he was born on midnight, August 15, 1947, at the exact moment India gained its independence from British rule. Now nearing his thirty-first birthday, Saleem believes that his body is beginning to crack and fall apart. Fearing that his death is imminent, […]

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My Year of Meats

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Interwiki: Incompletedate=June 2008++ “Infobox Book “ name My Year of Meats title_orig translator image image_caption author Ruth L. Ozeki illustrator cover_artist country USA language English series subject genre publisher Penguin Books release_date 1998 english_release_date media_type pages isbn ISBN 0-670-87904-5, ISBN 978-0-14-028046-3 preceded_by followed_by A book written by Ruth L. Ozeki. Characters Blank :Fiction :Ruth L. […]

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Virgin’s Lover

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“Infobox Book” name The Virgin’s Lover title_orig translator image image_caption author Philippa Gregory illustrator cover_artist country United States language English series subject Historical Fiction genre publisher Simon & Schuster release_date November 2004 english_release_date media_type Print (Hardcover) pages 448 isbn ISBN 9780743256155 preceded_by followed_by Executive Summary Amy Dudley is the ignored wife of Robert Dudley. While […]

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Dune

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“Book” Title Dune External Link http://www.enotes.com/dune Author Herbert, Frank   The first novel by Frank Herbert sets the year as 10,190 After Guild; a period in our distant future at a time where much historical knowledge of humanity’s past has been lost, although some cultural and religious traditions remain. The calendar used in this time […]

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The Second World

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“Infobox Book “ name The Second World image image_caption author Parag Khanna illustrator cover_artist country USA language English genre International Relations publisher Random House release_date March 4, 2008 media_type Print (Hardback & Paperback) pages 496 isbn The Second World is a book written by Parag Khanna that explores the future of the world, and the […]

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Mountains Beyond Mountains

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The book is written from the point of view of author Tracy Kidder. The book is set mainly in Haiti and Boston, Massachusetts. Kidder first met his subject, Dr. Paul Farmer, in Haiti in 1994. At the time, Kidder was researching a story about American soldiers sent to reinstate Haiti’s democratically elected government led by […]

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The Crucible

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“infobox Book “ name The Crucible image image caption Penguin Classics edition author Arthur Miller country America language English language genre(s) Social issues publisher Penguin release date 1953 media type Paperback pages 143 isbn 0142437336 The Crucible by Arthur Miller is a play written in 1953 during the time of McCarthyism, when the US government blacklisted accused […]

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Anatomy of a trend

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”’Taking the intuitive out of trend spotting”’ Anatomy of a Trend introduces trend sociology as a way of predicting the next big thing Trends are about changes in style and taste. These changes take place on a regular basis and yet the trend process is not really well understood. However, because trends are a social […]

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Alphabet of manliness

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“infobox Book “ name Alphabet of Manliness orig title translator image author George Albert “Maddox” Ouzounian cover_artist country United States language English series genre Satire publisher Kensington Publishing Corporation release_date June 2006 media_type Hardback pages 204 p. isbn ISBN 080652720X preceded_by followed_by Chapters This book consists of 26 satirical chapters, one based on each letter […]

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Haroun and the Sea of Stories

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Haroun and the Sea of stories is a political allegory written by famous British-Indian writer Salman Rushdie. The 300 odd paged tale centres around Haroun, the young son of Rashid, who is also known as the Shah of Blah amongst his critics and as the Ocean of stories amongst his friends. In the course of […]

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Stumbling on Happiness

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“infobox Book “ name Stumbling on Happiness image image caption Vintage Edition cover author Daniel Gilbert country United States language English genre Non-fiction publisher Vintage release date 2006 media type Hardback & Paperback pages 263 isbn 1400042666 In simple and plain terms, Dr. Gilbert explores the nature of happiness and explains the numerous psychological illusions […]

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Liar’s Poker

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“infobox Book “ name Liar’s Poker image author Michael Lewis country United States language English genre Novel publisher W.W Norton Company release date 1989 media type Hardback & Paperback pages 310 isbn 0140143459 Liar’s Poker contains in part an autobiographical account of Michael Lewis’s own experience just before and during his time in Salomon Brothers. […]

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Fast Food Nation

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Interwiki: Incompletedate=June 2008++ “Infobox Book” name Fast Food Nation title_orig translator image image_caption Paperback edition author Eric Schlosser illustrator cover_artist country United States language English series subject Fast food genre Non-fiction publisher Houghton Mifflin pub_date January 17, 2001 english_pub_date media_type pages 288 pp isbn ISBN 0-395-97789-4 oclc preceded_by followed_by Fast Food Nation was written by […]

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Book” Title A Thousand Splendid Suns Link http://www.enotes.com/thousand-splendid-suns Author Hosseini, Khaled Characters Mariam, an ethnic Tajik, born in 1959, is a 15-year-old girl when the book begins. The story centers around her and the events of her life as they intertwine with Laila’s. Nana is Mariam’s mother, who used to be a servant in Jalil’s house […]

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The Path to Power

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Interwiki: Incompletedate=June++ In the autobiography The Path to Power, Margaret Thatcher retells the chapters of her life where she details her accomplishements and struggles. The book focuses on her rise to power, the development of her political philosophy, and her early years as Britain’s first elected female head of state. Path to Power, The Path […]

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Anthony Horowitz

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Stormbreaker “Infobox Book” name Stormbreaker title_orig Stormbreaker translator image author Anthony Horowitz cover_artist country United Kingdom language English series Alex Rider subject genre Fiction publisher Walker release_date September 4, 2000 (UK) May 21, 2001 (US) media_type pages isbn 0-7445-5943-X preceded_by None followed_by Point Blanc Book Blurb Meet Alex Rider, the reluctant teenage spy. When his […]

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The Richest Man in Babylon

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Ahead of any person lies their future with ambitions and dreams. To fulfil those ambitions and realize those dreams, people need to learn how to be successful with money. The basic principles of effective money management are: 1. Save at least 10-percent of all that you earn for an investment fund for the future. 2. […]

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Purple Cow

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Following the traditional rules of marketing just isn’t enough anymore. In today’s competitive economy, companies that want to create a successful new product must create a remarkable new product. According to bestselling author and marketing guru Seth Godin, such a product is a Purple Cow, a product or service that is worth making a remark […]

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Super Crunchers

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Intuition in business is great but our decision-making can be enhanced by analyzing information. Super Crunchers is one of those books that exposes how technology and data can and does affect your day-to-day. Based on computer algorithms, Netflix recommends us movies and eHarmony recommends a mate. All of this is based on custom formulas and […]

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The Dip

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Short book on winning through quitting.You can become “the best” and need to learn when to quit. The old saying is wrong—winners do quit, and quitters do win. Everything starts out exciting and fun but then gets harder and less fun, until it hits a low point—really hard, and not much fun at all. And […]

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The dip

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Short book on winning through quitting.You can become “the best” and need to learn when to quit. The old saying is wrong—winners do quit, and quitters do win. Everything starts out exciting and fun but then gets harder and less fun, until it hits a low point—really hard, and not much fun at all. And […]

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The new prince

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name The New Prince image image_caption Cover showing letter P with symbols of politics within author Dick Morris illustrator cover_artist Lisa-Theresa Lenthall country United States of America language English subject Political Science publisher Renaissance Books release_date 17 June 2000 media_type Hardback pages 256 isbn ISBN 978-1580631471 by Dick Morris Summary Part 1 The […]

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As A Man Thinketh

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name As A Man Thinketh image image caption Value Classic Edition cover author James Allen country USA language English genre Self-help publisher Value Classic Reprints release date 1902 media type Paperback pages 47 isbn 164032013X Introduction Not intended as an exhaustive treatise, but to motivate the reader to believe that, “they themselves […]

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The Hobbit

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Hobbit is a novel by J.R.R Tolkien,author of Lord Of The Rings. The novel is about the journey of a hobbit called Bilbo Baggins, along with Gandalf The Gray, and twelve dwarves. The purpose for their journey was to reach the Misty Mountain and take back Thorin’s treasures from the dragon, Smaug. Bilbo was […]

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The Odyssey

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book” name The Odyssey image image caption Cover of the Fagles translation orig title Ὀδύσσεια author Homer translator Robert Fagles country Greece language Original: Ancient Greece Translated: English genre(s) Epic Poem publisher Penguin release date Original: <800 BC Translation: 1990 media type Epic poem pages 541 isbn 0143039954 The epic poem of Odysseus begins […]

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Twilight

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Twilight image image caption Cover of Twilight author Stephenie Meyer country United States language English series Twilight series genre Young adult, Fantasy, Romance publisher Little, Brown and Company release date October 5, 2005 pages 512 isbn 0316160172 followed by New Moon Twilight is a young adult vampire-romance novel written by author Stephenie […]

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Eldest

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

    “Infobox Book “ name Eldest image image caption Knopf Edition author Christopher Paolini cover artist John Jude Palencar country United States language English series Inheritance Cycle subject Fantasy genre Fantasy publisher Alfred A. Knopf release date August 23, 2005 media type Print (hardcover and paperback) and audio-CD pages 668 pp (hardcover edition) isbn […]

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Built to Last

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Built to Last image image caption Cover of Built to Last author Jim Collins and Jerry I. Porras country America language English genre(s) Business publisher Harper Business release date 2004 media type Paperback pages 368 isbn 0060566108 Jerry Porras’ and Jim Collins’ Built to Last is a philosophical blueprint based on […]

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Hero of lesser causes

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Hero of Lesser Causes is a book about a twelve year old girl names keely and her brother name Patrick who gets polio during the novel. keely puts her whole life on hold because she wants to help her brother. polio is a deases that paralyzes you. patrick was paralyzed from his neck to his […]

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Niebla

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Resumen de la novela. Augusto Pérez, un joven rico y licenciado en Derecho, hijo único de Madre viuda, al morir ésta no halla que hacer con su vida. Un día que va caminando sin rumbo conoce a una guapa joven pianista, Eugenia Domingo del Arco, se enamora o cree enamorarse de ella y trata de […]

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Into the Wild

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book” name Into the Wild title_orig translator image image_caption Cover of paperback, depicting the bus McCandless stayed at before his death. author Jon Krakauer illustrator cover_artist country America language English series genre Novel publisher Anchor release_date January 20, 1997 media_type pages 224 isbn ISBN 0385486804 preceded_by followed_by The purpose of Jon Krakauer’s book is […]

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Huasipungo

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Libro” nombre Huasipungo imagen imagen caption Huasipungo autor Jorge Icaza Coronel pais Ecuador lengua Español genero Ficción editorial Catedra fecha publicacion 1934 tipo medio Edición en rústica paginas 255 isbn 8437612519 “Huasipungo” cuenta una cruenta, y quizás verídica, historia de “progreso”. La novela comienza en Quito, Ecuador. Don Alfonso Pereira, caballero de la alta […]

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La Iliada

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Autor: Homero Género: Ficción y Literatura / Clásicos Idioma: Español Resumen: En el legado de Homero se encuentran las dos principales obras épicas griegas, La Ilíada y La Odisea. Los dos poemas fueron adoptados en la Antigüedad como obras nacionales de Atenas, para recitarse íntegros en las fiestas panateneas. El argumento de La Ilíada es […]

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The corset diaries

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Corset Diaries By Katie MacAlister This contemporary romance is another fine example of how romance and humor can join together under Katie MacAlister’s hand and provide us with hours of enjoyment. In desperate need of money, Tessa agrees to appear on a reality TV show called A Month in the Life of a Victorian […]

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Pride and Prejudice

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Pride and Prejudice image image caption Cover of 2000 Modern Library Edition author Jane Austen (originally published anonymously) country United Kingdom language English genre Romance publisher Modern Library Classics release date 1813 media type Print (Hardback and Paperback) pages 279 isbn 9780679783268 preceded by Sense and Sensibility followed by Mansfield Park […]

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