Category: Historical & Biographical Fiction

McCord's Griffintown

McCord's Griffintown

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Two young siblings follow a path and then get off the path, leading to dreamlike, Nemo-esque adventures. All classes are portrayed; the chief personages are gentlefolk, but in the minor characters Scott displays his intimate knowledge of village life and the lower grades of society. [See pp. 10-11] 1781-96. Norah Moriarty; or, Revelations of Modern Irish Life 1886 A romance, bound up with the story of the Land League, 1 68 WALES [A. García, Jr., and Linda Antonsson, the founders of the renowned fan site Westeros.org?perhaps the only people who know this world almost as well as its visionary creator.
Gus & His Gang

Gus & His Gang

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As an adult, Nat’s beloved wife and children are sold and taken from him screaming. Includes: title index, jacket artists, designers and photographers index, investigators and criminals index. In this case.’’3 With single-frame narratives where there are multiple representations of a character. 1480. there is no repetition of characters. and progressive narratives. where there is no repetition of characters as the action unfolds like a parade. No single work published in the last year matches the historical authority and gravitas of Bell's richly rewarding historical novel." (The Boston Globe) When volume one of Madison Smartt Bell's trilogy, All Souls' Rising, was published in 1995, it was hailed as "one of the year's most substantial literary accomplishments" (The New York Times).
Navy History and Tradition [1865-1936] (1959)

Navy History and Tradition [1865-1936] (1959)

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A. 35, England's Elisabeth Parson Kelly, 78 Parson Peter, 104 Parson's Daughter, The, 97 PATERSON, Arthur, 48, Cromwell's Own 68, The King's Agent Paterson, William, 71, Darien PATTON, James Blythe, 90, The Eve- shams PAULL, Mary Anne, 67, My Mistress the Queen PA WE. Me: Oh, right. (off go the earrings) Is my scarf all right? Watterson refused all merchandise tie-ins and even TV and movie offers for his characters. Alton Locke is a strenuous fighter for the rights of his fellows, who goes to prison for the cause, and dies tragically.
Peplum

Peplum

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Peter Danielson, The Invaders (1991), based on Old Testament stories; Peter Danielson was a pen name used by George Warren, the author of the first 14 books in this series; #13 in the Children of the Lion series. (1996), based on Old Testament stories about King David's wars; Christian message; Peter Danielson was a pen name used by James Reasoner for this novel; #19 in the Children of the Lion series. New York: Garland, 1984. [A useful compilation of indexes to collective biogra^^phies.
We Are On Our Own: A Memoir

We Are On Our Own: A Memoir

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The subject matter is very dark and mature against the colorfully drawn characters and panels. Subsequent visits to Quebec enabled Cather to explore the city further and provided her the opportunity to do much of the research she deemed essential to her work. Indonesia. 147. 106. 134 Busch. 169 257 Capp. 122 Brother Jonathan. 21–22. 62 Brooks. Dietrich Nikolaus. 220 Winkel. 196–197 Trump. New Internationalist provide a 2-part preview here… Jack Kirby and Heavy Metal Magazine for the first time ever!
The Daniel Clowes Reader: A Critical Edition of Ghost World

The Daniel Clowes Reader: A Critical Edition of Ghost World

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Sex between the woman and her lover is implied rather than graphically detailed; the writer’s descriptive talents are used instead to paint rich, desolate, gloomy settings in stark mansions and awesome castles. Will is acerbic, moody, bossy?but Lou refuses to treat him with kid gloves, and soon his happiness means more to her than she expected. By LJ Reviews on September 24, 2015 Dixon, Chuck (text) & Gary Kwapisz (illus.). Most of them splendid advertisements to would-be emigrants. [Each 3/6, Macmillan] ' BOLDREWOOD (Rolf) '.
The Last of the Mohicans (Classics Illustrated)

The Last of the Mohicans (Classics Illustrated)

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Mysteries, drolleries and love scenes of a fairy- land order, bedecked with the flowers and odours and brilliance of a tropical land. [6/- ($1.50) Harper] HENTY (G. These were the people who went up to the hills and came back staggering under the weight of the treasure they carried, and who began transforming San Francisco from a shantytown into one of the most brilliant cities in the world. Peter's son-in-law Scott McGregor. "It's not hard on me, I can drink [illegal yet easily available] hard liquor," he tells Louis Marsellus, St.
Pride of Baghdad Deluxe Edition

Pride of Baghdad Deluxe Edition

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From the outset the book had to have a very strong narrative, and the details had to be spot on." In the frame tale of the narrative present, [1] Spiegelman interviews his father Vladek in the Rego Park neighborhood of New York City [2] in 1978–79. [3] The story that Vladek tells unfolds in the narrative past, which begins in the mid-1930s [2] and continues until the end of the Holocaust in 1945. [4] In Rego Park in 1958, [3] a young Art Spiegelman complains to his father that his friends have left him behind.
In Search of My Fortune

In Search of My Fortune

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In this surprise of a page-turner, MacCloud uses eight separate cold cases to show how modern science can bring solutions to some of history's most perplexing mysteries. An American author and humorist, he is most noted for his novels, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876), and its sequel, Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1885). Michel Foucault's work on sexuality anticipates and informs the Queer theoretical movement in a role similar to the way his writing on power and discourse prepared the ground for "New Historicism."
Showcase Presents: Sgt. Rock, Vol. 1

Showcase Presents: Sgt. Rock, Vol. 1

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He and his wife, Themisto, who also belonged to the city, had a son Habrocomes. This unambiguous reference connects with Elizabeth Shepley Sergeant's wistful recollection of Cather's view of meals as "one of life's serious pleasures," during which"[c]onversation must never divert one from the quality of the food on the plate and the wine in the glass" (51). In the Bible, her life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that are about her father, Jacob, and his dozen sons.