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Brisingr

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Infobox Book “ name Brisingr, or the Seven Promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular. title_orig translator image image_caption author Christopher Paolini illustrator cover_artist John Jude Palencar country United States language English series Inheritance Cycle subject genre Fantasy publisher Alfred A. Knopf release_date August 23, 2005 english_release_date media_type Print (hardcover and paperback) and audio-CD pages […]

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The Violin Diary

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Interwiki: Incompletedate=November, 2008++ “infobox Book “ name The Violin Diary title_orig translator image author Eric M. Norcross cover_artist E. NorcrossA. Dervis country United States language English series genre Novel publisher LuLu PublishingNorcross Media release_date August, 2008 media_type Paperback pages 184 isbn ISBN 978-0-557-02264-9 (Paperback) preceded_by followed_by The story begins on New Years Eve, in Times […]

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Maid of Heaven

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“infobox Book “ name Maid of Heaven: The Story of Saint Joan of Arc title_orig translator image author Ben D. Kennedy cover_artist country United States language English series genre Biography publisher RLK Press release_date January 15, 2007 media_type Paperback pages 112 isbn ISBN 0975265628 preceded_by followed_by Everyone has heard of Joan of Arc but how […]

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Winter Dreams

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

“Winter Dreams” is a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald that first appeared in the Metropolitan Magazine in December 1922, and was collected in All The Sad Young Men in 1926. It is one of Fitzgerald’s finest stories and is frequently anthologized. In the Fitzgerald canon, it is considered to be in the ‘Gatsby era’, […]

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Top Girls

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

Top Girls is a 1982 play by Caryl Churchill. It depicts the life of Marlene, a hard-bitten career woman who is employed at the ‘Top Girls’ employment agency, and her interactions with her family she left behind. Marlene left her working class background to pursue financial success, leaving her illegitimate child with her apparently infertile […]

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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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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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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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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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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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The Unredeemed Captive

  • Last updated on March 25, 2021

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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