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The Mandarin Club

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Mandarin Club is a 2006 political drama by Gerald Felix Warburg, published by Bancroft Press. It begins as a drinking club in an academic backwater on the Stanford University campus of the late 1970s. A post-Nixon/post-Mao generation of China scholars plots to make a better world. Suddenly, the U.S. recognizes the People’s Republic of […]

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In the Wake of the Boatman

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

In the Wake of the Boatman is a 2008 novel by Jonathon Scott Fuqua, published by Bancroft Press. Puttnam Douglas Steward isn’t having an identity crisis–he is one. To his father Carl, he’s a disappointment, and has been since the day he came home from the hospital. To his mother, he’s “Mama’s Boy,” and will […]

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Mia the Melodramatic

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Mia the Melodramatic is a 2008 young adult novel by Eileen Boggess, the second in the Mia Fullerton series following Mia the Meek. Both novels are published by Bancroft Press. Summer has finally arrived, but Mia Fullerton doesn’t have much to celebrate. Her best friend, Lisa, is spending the summer at a Mensa camp, and […]

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Back Creek

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Back Creek is a 2007 young adult novel by Leslie Goetsch, published by Bancroft Press. It’s the summer of 1975. Eighteen-year-old Grace Barnett knows she should be preparing to leave for college in September. But a strange Memorial Day boating accident on the creek near her Virginia home–she’s the only witness to the apparent suicide–kicks […]

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The Case Against My Brother

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

The Case Against My Brother is a 2007 young adult mystery by Libby Sternberg, published by Bancroft Press. It is the fall of 1922. World War I is over, the Jazz Age is beginning, and Americans everywhere fear the spread of Bolshevism. Orphaned and penniless in Baltimore, Maryland, 15-year-old Carl Matuski and 17-year-old Adam Matuski […]

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A Northern Thunder

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

A Northern Thunder is a 2007 military thriller by retired U.S. Marine Corps Colonel Andy Harp, published by Bancroft Press. Bancroft Press took the unusual step of releasing a trailer for this novel: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1nM99Cv8Sk North Korea, a Communist nation in desperate financial straits, concentrates its military resources on a scientist bent on swiftly creating missile […]

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Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book “ name Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking When Stakes are High image image caption Cover of Crucial Conversations author Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler country United States language English subject Self-help, business genre Self-help, business publisher McGraw-Hill release date 2002 media type Paperback pages 240 isbn 0071401946 Crucial Conversations: Tools […]

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Werther

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Lo mas maravilloso parte de Las desventuras del joven Werther es presentada como una colección de cartas escritas por Werther, un joven artista de temperamento sensible y apasionado, y dirigidas a su amigo Wilhelm. En estas cartas, Werther revela datos íntimos de su estancia en el pueblo ficticio de Wahlheim (basado en la ciudad de […]

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Black

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Summary Black is The first book part of the Circle Trilogy by Ted Dekker. Has a green cover with the title in Black. Involves Thomas Hunter is an ordinary guy until he gets shot one day because of some money owed, and he is thrown into a new world. He can go back and forth […]

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