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Inside the Gate

Sigrid Undset's Life at Bjerkebæk

by Nan Bentzen Skille

<p><strong>Nobel Prize winner Sigrid Undset’s life at Bjerkebæk, her retreat in Lillehammer, Norway</strong></p> <p><em>Inside the Gate</em> offers readers a rare glimpse into Sigrid Undset’s life at her home, Bjerkebæk, now a museum and ...

ISBN: 9781452957203

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Inside the Mind of George Bernard Shaw

by David Graham

<p>George Bernard Shaw was known for many things. Perhaps most notably a prolific playwright, Shaw was also a staunch socialist and devoted much of his life to politics, as a fierce advocate for human rights and social equality.</p><p>Probably ...

ISBN: 9781310913150

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Inspiration and Aspiration Series 3

A book that will change your life

by Reed R.K.

<p>To aspire is to rise up to a goal, an abundant hope of fulfilling a worthwhile journey. To inspire is to convey a feeling of joining a better ideal, influencing spiritual action.</p> <p>Do you want a better life? Do you need to aspire to ...

ISBN: 1230001705621

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Interior

A Novel

by Thomas Clerc

<p><strong>&quot;Haunting, a book of ghosts and a book of this moment.&quot; —Parul Sehgal, <em>The New York Times</em></strong></p> <p>A comic experiment in sociology and self-absorption, the award-winning author Thomas Clerc’s ...

ISBN: 9780374716929

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Intimate Lies

by Robert Westbrook

<p>Intimate Lies</p> <p>Her Son's Story</p> <p>F. Scott Fitzgerald, the brilliant author of The Great Gatsby and Tender is the Night, was a man haunted by failure to live up to his own early successes. In 1937, desperate for money, nearly ...

ISBN: 9781628158830

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Into the Mountain

A Life of Nan Shepherd

by Charlotte Peacock

<p>In the 1930s, the writer and poet, Nan Shepherd was one of North-East Scotland’s best known literati. Three novels, The Quarry Wood, The Weatherhouse and A Pass in the Grampians and a volume of poetry, In the Cairngorms, published between ...

ISBN: 9781903385777

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Irène Némirovsky

A writer, a story

by Augusto Baldassari

<p>Irène Némirovsky was a French writer of Jewish origin, victim of the Holocaust.<br /> Born in Ukraine (Kiev, 11 February 1903 - Auschwitz, 17 August 1942), of Jewish religion and then converted to Catholicism in 1939, she lived and worked in

ISBN: 9788834101520

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Isaac B. Singer

A Life

by Florence Noiville

<p>Isaac Bashevis Singer (1904-1991) is widely recognized as the most popular Yiddish writer of the twentieth century. His translated body of work, for which he received the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1978, is beloved around the world. But ...

ISBN: 9781466806627

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Island Home

by Tim Winton

ISBN: 9781926428741

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Issues Identified During Hurricane Katrina that Remain Unaddressed in the Federal Emergency Response System

by Roberto Miguel Rodriguez

<p>Hurricane Katrina was a natural disaster that hit the southeastern coast of the United States in 2005 and demonstrated how inadequate the nation’s response mechanisms were to these catastrophes. It made imperative reforming the federal and ...

ISBN: 1230002605739

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It's Too Late Now

The Autobiography of a Writer

by A. A. Milne

<p>A.A Milne, with his characteristic self-deprecating humour, recalls a blissfully happy childhood in the company of his brother and best friend, Ken, and writes with touching affection about his father who he adored. From Westminster School he

ISBN: 9781760557133

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Italian Funerals and Other Festive Occasions

by John (Giovanni) Miranda

<p>It was fortunate for Giovanni that he didn’t discover his family’s secrets until now. As an adult, he can laugh about it. The Mafia at his doorstep, a scary grandmother with “special powers” and his favorite aunt who knitted him sweaters and ...

ISBN: 9781301194391

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Italian Hours

by Henry James

<p> Italian Hours is a book of travel writing by Henry James published in 1909. The book collected essays that James had written over nearly forty years about a country he knew and loved well. James extensively revised and sometimes expanded the

ISBN: 1230000132365

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J. D. Salinger: The Last Interview

And Other Conversations

by J. D. Salinger

<p>From the moment J. D. Salinger published <em>The Catcher in the Rye</em> in 1951, he was stalked by besotted fans, would-be biographers, and pushy journalists. In this collection of rare and revealing encounters with the elusive literary ...

ISBN: 9781612195902

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J. G. Ballard

by D. Harlan Wilson

<p>Prophetic short stories and apocalyptic novels like The Crystal World made J. G. Ballard a foundational figure in the British New Wave. Rejecting the science fiction of rockets and aliens, he explored an inner space of humanity informed by ...

ISBN: 9780252050039

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J. M. Coetzee and the Life of Writing

Face to Face with Time

by David Attwell

<p>J. M. Coetzee—winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, twice winner of the Man Booker Prize—is one of the world’s most celebrated and intriguing authors. Yet the heart of his fiction remains elusive. </p> <p>In <i>J. M. Coetzee and the Life ...

ISBN: 9781922253354

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J.M. Coetzee: A Life In Writing

by Kannemeyer, J C

<i>J.M. Coetzee- a life in writing</i> is the first biography of Nobel prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee. A global publishing event of the rarest kind, the book has been written with the full co-operation of Coetzee, who granted the author ...

ISBN: 9781922070081

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Jack London's Racial Lives: A Critical Biography

by Reesman, Jeanne

Reesman explores London&#39;s choices of genre by analyzing racial content and purpose and judges his literary artistry against a standard of racial tolerance. Although he promoted white superiority in novels and nonfiction, London sharply ...

ISBN: 9780820339702

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Jack London: The Complete Novels + A Biography of the Author

by Jack London

<p>This book contains several HTML tables of contents.<br /> The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to ...

ISBN: 9788826466095

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Jacques Chessex

Calvinism and the Text

by David Bond

<p>Despite an impressive body of poems, novels, short stories, and literary criticism; high praise for his writing by French and Swiss critics; and a collection of honours that includes the prestigious Prix Goncourt, awarded for his novel ...

ISBN: 9781442633896

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