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Download E-books Henry James : Collected Travel Writings : The Continent : A Little Tour in France / Italian Hours / Other Travels (Library of America) PDF

By Henry James

The library of the United States is devoted to publishing America's top and most vital writing in good-looking, enduring volumes, that includes authoritative texts. Hailed because the "finest-looking, longest-lasting variants ever made" (The New Republic), Library of the USA volumes make a great reward for any get together. Now, with precisely 100 volumes to choose between, there's a ideal reward for everybody.

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Download E-books Unicorns II PDF

Attention-grabbing, ferocious, endlessly free…twelve stories of fantasy's such a lot magical creatures!

A number of twelve stories of fable that includes the mythical unicorn comprises the paintings of Michael Bishop, Lawrence Watt-Evans, Patricia C. Wrede, Jane Yolen, and others.

"The Calling of Paisley Coldpony" through Michael Bishop
"Unicornucopia" via Lawrence Watt-Evans
"The Black Horn" via Jack Dann
"The gap in Edgar's Hillside" by way of Gregory Frost
"The looking of dying: The Unicorn" by way of Tanith Lee
"Slaking the Unicorn with Gun and digital camera" by means of Mike Resnick
"The Boy Who Drew Unicorns" by way of Jane Yolen
"Ghost city" via Jack C. Halderman, II
"The Stray" by means of Gardner Dozois and Susan Casper
"The coloration of Lo guy Gong" through William F. Wu
"The Princess, the Cat, and the Unicorn" by way of Patricia C. Wrede
"Naked Wish-Fulfillment" by means of Janet Kagan

At the publisher's request, this name is offered with no DRM (Digital Rights Management).

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Download E-books Grace Valley: Im Schutz des Morgens / Im Licht des Tages (Band 1&2) (German Edition) PDF

By Robyn Carr

Im Schutz des Morgens

Nach ihrem Studium in der Großstadt kehrt June Hudson in ihr geliebtes idyllisches Heimatstädtchen Grace Valley zurück, um die Arztpraxis ihres Vaters zu übernehmen. Tag und Nacht ist sie voller Hingabe für die Menschen im Ort da. Platz für Romantik bleibt da nicht. Bis ein intestine aussehender Fremder ihren Weg kreuzt und sie sich Hals über Kopf in ihn verliebt. Doch diese Liebe muss ein Geheimnis bleiben, denn Jim publish muss seine Identität verbergen.

Im Licht des Tages

Im beschaulichen Grace Valley ist es nahezu unmöglich, ein Geheimnis zu wahren - doch Dr. June Hudson ist es gelungen. Noch ahnt niemand etwas von ihrer neuen Beziehung. Deshalb ist die Freude im Ort groß, als Junes Jugendliebe zurückkehrt - schließlich sind alle der Meinung, dass die Ärztin endlich den Mann fürs Leben finden sollte. Zum Glück hüten auch andere Bewohner Geheimnisse, die das Dorf in Atem halten und bald geht es in Grace Valley drunter und drüber …

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Download E-books With Music and Justice for All: Some Southerners and Their Passions PDF

By Frye Gaillard

"With track and Justice for All" is a set of Frye Gaillard's such a lot compelling paintings, one writer's odyssey notwithstanding a time and position. There are tales the following of the civil rights flow, an ethical, social and political upheaval that modified the South in such a lot of methods. Gaillard has captured the essence of that drama by way of giving it a face - telling the tales of the standard humans, in addition to the icons. during those pages, the reader not just meets Dr. Martin Luther King, but in addition the lesser identified heroes such Perry Wallace - the 1st African American basketball participant within the Southeastern convention and Thomas Gilmore, the 1st black sheriff in a single of the hardest counties within the Alabama Black Belt, a guy of non-violence, who refused, in deference to the fallen Dr. King, to hold a gun through the 13 years he served as sheriff.

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Download E-books The Roving Mind PDF

By Isaac Asimov

Isaac Asimov's demise on April 6, 1992, used to be an outstanding loss to the area of literary technological know-how and freethought. The prolific author's imaginative and prescient is unequalled at the present time, and his pointed honesty shines via within the Roving brain, now reissued during this precise tribute edition.

This number of essays is wide-ranging, reflecting Asimov's amazing ability in disseminating wisdom from around the spectrum of human notion. many of the parts explored during this quantity of sixty two essays comprise creationism, pseudoscience, censorship, inhabitants, philosophy of technology, transportation, pcs and companies of the longer term, and astronomy. His predictions approximately cloning which has just recently develop into the subject of public debate the idea of "technophobia," and different medical advancements are surprising. In a lighter tone, Asimov contains numerous own tales from his lifestyles together with techniques on his type of writing and thoughts of kin in more youthful days.

With tributes by way of Arthur C. Clarke, L. Sprague de Camp, Harlan Ellison, Kendrick Frazier, Martin Gardner, Donald Goldsmith, Stephen Jay Gould, E. C. Krupp, Frederik Pohl, and Carl Sagan

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Download E-books Shiva and Other Stories PDF

Twenty-two stories through a mythologist for the hot millennium, Shiva and different tales brings jointly a few of Malzberg's most interesting paintings from the '80s and the '90s, together with many tales featured in significant Year's top anthologies. From pragmatists like Huey "Kingfish" lengthy, who performs human nature like a pat-hand of playing cards to win the presidency after which take care of a punk named Adolf Hitler, to soulless bureaucrats, to a protracted parade of recalcitrant dreamers who tragically try and impose delusion on unyielding truth, Malzberg indicates that neither super-science nor djinni magic can be successful opposed to human folly. whilst, he is very humorous. A time tourist needs to face the concept that he could have dedicated a major crime opposed to his exchange selves. A moralist places his indignation sooner than his survival intuition, back, and back, and back; a detective investigates the homicide of the twentieth Century itself. this can be a wry and great assortment through one of many maximum social critics in technology fiction.

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Download E-books New Orleans Festival of Murder PDF

By Julie Smith, Tony Dunbar, Adrienne Barbeau, Patty Friedmann, M.A. Harper

Murder within the urban that Care Forgot

Fans of Treme and avid armchair adventurers alike will love this collection of oddball New Orleans tales—specifically, murder mysteries—each revolving round the incomparable lore of town that Care Forgot. From an premature death at JazzFest to a dose of affection laced with intrigue among an collection of bright neighborhood characters in an Uptown pharmacy (the type you may basically locate within the N.O.), Festival of Murder has just a little of whatever for everyone—everyone who loves New Orleans, that is.

Cuddle up with a Kindle and revel in this all-expenses-paid holiday to the fabled titanic effortless (drive-thru daiquiris now not included).

JAZZ FUNERAL

The 3rd booklet within the Edgar Award-winning pass Langdon secret series

Everybody enjoyed easygoing Ham Brocato, manufacturer of the famed New Orleans JazzFest. So how did he turn out stabbed to loss of life on his kitchen floor?

New Orleans murder Detective bypass Langdon simply occurs to be to be had whilst Ham’s physique is stumbled on in the midst of his personal social gathering the night ahead of the Fest. To complicate the already murky case, the victim's sixteen-year-old blues musician sister has disappeared, and bypass suspects that if the younger girl is not the assassin, she's in mortal chance from the person that is.

CITY OF BEADS

The moment deliciously sneaky secret in Anthony- and Edgar-nominated Tony Dunbar's Tubby Dubonnet series.

Tubby Dubonnet’s bored. yes, getting to know licensing legislations for the hot on line casino will continue trout meunière at the desk, yet what can be extra tedious? (Unless, in fact, the customer seems to be the mob.) in the meantime, there’s the property of an previous buddy who controls a few dock rentals at the wharf. And he concurs to assist his daughter’s environmental crew cease unlawful dumping within the river. Ho-hum, thinks our hero. yet unexpectedly all 3 situations start to converge in a wholly ominous method. And Tubby’s working for his life.

MAKE ME DEAD

A Vampyres of Hollywood mystery by way of Adrienne Barbeau

As constantly in a Vampyres of Hollywood secret, the biting wit is sharper than a nip from a passing vampyre—in a notice, humor, wit, and satire are what this enticing sequence is de facto all approximately. Nobody’s larger than Barbeau at skewering the foibles of Hollywood and its self-involved denizens, and nobody’s bought a better mouth than her celeb heroine, vampye Ovsanna Moore, this time in New Orleans for a horror conference. (Fasten your seat belts—lots of enjoyable available on the cost of horror conventions!)

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A Love tale With Wit, allure and Murder by way of Patty Friedmann

Cupid’s operating extra time within the not going venue of N.O. medicinal drugs, the place plus-sized attractiveness Ciana Jambon works with dread-locked pharmacy pupil Lennon Israel, who’s so good-looking, so meticulous, he simply needs to be homosexual. yet she can not help herself—she’s received the overwhelm of the century. And a homicide to unravel.

PI ON A sizzling TIN ROOF

The FOURTH secret in Edgar-winning author Julie Smith’s Talba Wallis series.

New Orleans’ such a lot dynamic detective duo, poet/computer genius Talba and street-savvy Luddite Eddie Valentino, have a private curiosity during this one—Eddie’s attorney daughter Angie’s been arrange for a drug bust.

PLUS an advantage! M.A. Harper’s hearth at the BAYOU, the second one novel of an epic second-chance-at-love tale in Louisiana—with lots of its personal secret to unravel. And Julie Smith’s brief tale inner most CHICK—because each New Orleans secret anthology wishes not less than a touch of detective-in-drag.

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Download E-books Exiles on Main Street: Jewish American Writers and American Literary Culture (Jewish Literature and Culture) PDF

By Julian Levinson

How have Jews reshaped their identities as Jews within the face of the novel newness known as the USA? Julian Levinson explores the ways that publicity to American literary culture―in specific the visionary culture pointed out with Ralph Waldo Emerson and Walt Whitman―led American Jewish writers to a brand new realizing of themselves as Jews. Discussing the lives and paintings of writers corresponding to Emma Lazarus, Mary Antin, Ludwig Lewisohn, Waldo Frank, Anzia Yezierska, I. J. Schwartz, Alfred Kazin, and Irving Howe, Levinson concludes that their interplay with American tradition led them to improvise new and significant methods of being Jewish. not like the usually expressed view that the diaspora event results in assimilation, Exiles on major highway lines an arc of go back to Jewish id and describes an important and inventive Jewish American literary culture.

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Download E-books The World Is Our Home: Society and Culture in Contemporary Southern Writing PDF

Because the early Nineteen Seventies southern fiction has been more and more responsive to social concerns, together with the continued struggles for racial justice and gender equality, the lack of a feeling of social neighborhood, and the decline of a coherent local identification. The essays in The global Is Our Home concentrate on writers who've explicitly addressed social and cultural matters of their fiction and drama, together with Dorothy Allison, Horton Foote, Ernest J. Gaines, Jill McCorkle, Walker Percy, Lee Smith, William Styron, Alice Walker, and so forth. The participants offer invaluable insights into the transformation of southern tradition over the last thirty years and probe the social and cultural divisions that persist. the gathering makes a major case for the centrality of social critique in modern southern fiction.

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