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Download 3 books by Jim Harrison (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

3 books by Jim Harrison (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 61 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI or AZW3 Reader, 1.7MB Overview:Jim Harrison was born in Grayling, Michigan, to Winfield Sprague Harrison, a county agricultural agent, and Norma Olivia (Wahlgren) Harrison, both avid readers. He married Linda King in 1959 with whom he has two daughters. Jim Harrison's essays and articles have been selected from twenty-five years of work, from venues as diverse as PLAYBOY, THE NATION, OUTSIDE, and the AMERICAN POETRY REVIEW. They explore the passions and concerns of a classic...

Download The Professor's House by Willa Cather (.ePUB)

The Professor's House by Willa Cather (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 197 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.MB Overview: Willa Cather's lyrical and bittersweet novel of a middle-aged man losing control of his life is a brilliant study in emotional dislocation and renewal. Professor Godfrey St. Peter is a man in his fifties who has devoted his life to his work, his wife, his garden, and his daughters, and achieved success with all of them. But when St. Peter is called on to move to a new, more comfortable house, something in him rebels. And although at first that rebellion consists...

Download Snow Mountain Passage by James D Houston (.ePUB)

Snow Mountain Passage by James D Houston (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 132 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2 MB Overview: A compelling and beautifully told story of extreme events that resonates the terrible cost of the American Dream. A powerful work of fiction that recreates one of the most tragic events of pioneer America, as a wagon train crosses the country to the Promised Land of California, only to be halted in the final stages by an early winter in the high reaches of the mountains. the emigrants endure the bitterest of winters with only the most slender of supplies and some...

Download Chinaski by Frances Vick (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(AZW)

Chinaski by Frances Vick (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(AZW)

General Fiction & Classics | 166 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI, AZW Reader l 3.1 MB Overview: CHINASKI - the band who almost made it Carl Howell is dead, passing like a wave through the lives of his friends. A brilliant singer, a loved son, a hated rival, a meal ticket, a soulmate, Carl means different things to different people - how can they continue without him? Chinaski takes a look at the music industry, the fans and the vampires, and asks, what can we really know about our icons? Set in the late 80s/early 90s, during the last gasp of...

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Boston Jane series by Jennifer L. Holm (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 154 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB, MOBI Reader, 4.46MB Overview: Jennifer L. Holm is a NEW YORK TIMES bestselling children's author and the recipient of three Newbery Honors for her novels OUR ONLY MAY AMELIA, PENNY FROM HEAVEN, and TURTLE IN PARADISE. Genre: Historical Fiction | Young Adult Wilderness Days (Boston Jane, #2) - "Remember -- you make your own luck." Abandoned on the frontier by her faithless fiance, Jane Peck prepares to head home, only to learn that the Philadelphia life she once knew is no...

Download Columbia Anthology of Yuan Drama by C. T. Hsia (.ePUB)

Columbia Anthology of Yuan Drama by C. T. Hsia (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 134 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB reader, 17.2 mb Overview: This anthology features translations of ten seminal plays written during the Yuan dynasty (1279--1368), a period considered the golden age of Chinese theater. By turns lyrical and earthy, sentimental and ironic, Yuan drama spans a broad emotional, linguistic, and stylistic range. Combining sung arias with declaimed verses and doggerels, dialogues and mime, and jokes and acrobatic feats, Yuan drama formed a vital part of China's culture of performance and...

Download The Greek Plays by Mary Lefkowitz & James Romm (.ePUB)

The Greek Plays by Mary Lefkowitz & James Romm (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 110 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB reader, 7.93 mb Overview: The great plays of Ancient Greece are among the most enduring and important legacies of the Western world. Not only is the influence of Greek drama palpable in everything from Shakespeare to modern television, the insights contained in Greek tragedy have shaped our perceptions of the nature of human life. Poets, philosophers, and politicians have long borrowed and adapted the ideas and language of Greek drama to help them make sense of their own times. This...

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The Henry Lawson Short Stories by Henry Lawson (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 149 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub Reader, | 1.8Mb | Version: Retail Overview: One of the great observers of Australian life, Henry Lawson looms large in our national psyche. Yet at his best Lawson transcends the very bush, the very outback, the very up-country, the very pub or selector's hut he conveys with such brevity and acuity: he make specific places universal. Henry Lawson is too often regarded as a legend rather than a writer to be enjoyed. In this selection Lawson is revealed as an author whose delightful,...

Download 3 Books by Hugh Maclennan (.ePUB)

3 Books by Hugh Maclennan (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 154 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub Reader | 5.7Mb | Version: Retail Overview: John Hugh MacLennan was born in Glace Bay, Canada; he had an older sister named Frances. While in Europe he traveled to Italy, Greece, Switzerland, France and Germany. While sailing home in 1932, he met his future wife, Dorothy Duncan. He wrote two novels during those years, one set in Europe, the other in the USA. but they were never published. It was his wife, whom he married in 1936, who persuaded him to set his work in Canada, the...

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The Odyssey by Homer (Anthony Verity Translation) (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 149 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB or MOBI Reader, 1.4MB Overview: Translator Anthony Verity is a classical scholar and educationalist whose appointments include Head of Classics at Bristol Grammar School, Headmaster of Leeds Grammar School, and Master of Dulwich College from 1986 to 1995. His translations for Oxford World's Classics include Idylls by Theocritus, The Complete Odes by Pindar, and the Iliad. William Allan is McConnell Laing Fellow and Tutor in Classical Languages and Literature at University College,...

Download GRILL! by Diane Stegman (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

GRILL! by Diane Stegman (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 176 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader, | 898Kb | Version: Retail Overview: Denise, a middle-aged idealist, cashes her last $400 paycheck and drives south with her two Chihuahuas in search of a summer job that will renew her weary spirit. As she drives through a national park in Northern California, Denise stumbles upon a job as a fast-fry cook at Hacienda RV Park and seizes the promising opportunity. Unfortunately, her job behind the grill turns out to be more complicated than flipping burgers and transforms...

Download Dating by Dave Williamson (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Dating by Dave Williamson (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 72 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader, | 1.1Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Jenkins never dreamed he'd live long enough to be dating again. Two years after his wife's death, he's testing the waters and realizing he's still no wiser than a schoolboy. When Jenkins hears his recently widowed high-school sweetheart is in town, he sees a chance to rekindle an old flame. But when her son greets him at the door with a list of rules, the evening already seems to be going up in smoke. Hilarious, touching, and a little...

Download Other People: Takes & Mistakes by David Shields (.ePUB)

Other People: Takes & Mistakes by David Shields (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 173 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.2MB Overview: An intellectually thrilling and emotionally wrenching investigation of otherness: the need for one person to understand another person completely, the impossibility of any such absolute knowing, and the erotics of this separation. Can one person know another person? How do we live through other people? Is it possible to fill the gap between people? If not, can art fill that gap? Grappling with these questions, David Shields gives us a book that is something of...

Download The Refugee Hotel by Carmen Aguirre (.ePUB)

The Refugee Hotel by Carmen Aguirre (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 200 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub Reader, | 1.6Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Two events gave birth to this play: the 1998 arrest of Augusto Pinochet by the Spanish courts and the 1995 death of Aguirre’s uncle, who drank himself to death on Vancouver’s skid row, never living to make a victorious return to his country. It has taken decades of silence for Aguirre to understand and come to terms with her family’s experience as refugees and exiles: "The few times we spoke about it to other people, we...

Download Fireworks by Angela Carter (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

Fireworks by Angela Carter (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 94 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: .epub/.mobi Reader, | 721Kb | Version: Retail (Revised and Updated Edition) Overview: Fireworks generate excitement, colour and noise out of all proportion to their size. So do these pieces by Angela Carter, a sequence of short tales of intense force and brilliance which stun, fascinate, entertain – and disquieten, because ‘here, the grotesque is the order of the day’. Here is a series of stories in the Gothic tradition, whose great themes are incest and cannibalism, whose...

Download The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje (.MOBI)

The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje (.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 113 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: MOBI reader, 773 KB Overview: In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy boards a ship bound for England, and at mealtimes is seated at the 'cat's table' with a ragtag group of 'insignificant' adults and two other boys. As the ship makes its way across the Indian Ocean, through the Suez Canal, into the Mediterranean, the boys tumble from one adventure to another, 'bursting all over the place like freed mercury.' But there are other diversions: one man talks to them about jazz and women,...

Download The Disappeared by Kim Echlin (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

The Disappeared by Kim Echlin (.ePUB)(.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 85 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB , MOBI reader, 806 KB Overview: Kim Echlin - Winner of the 2010 Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers Award for Fiction. The Disappeared is a love story set against the background of the Cambodian killing fields, Echlin s novel is a Romeo and Juliet for our time. Sixteen-year-old Anne, raised by her widowed father, attends a proper young ladies school in Montreal. But Anne has a secret she sneaks into blues clubs with her tutor, and one night, she meets Serey, a sexy Cambodian...

Download Amaranth by Lee Duval (.ePUB) (.MOBI)

Amaranth by Lee Duval (.ePUB) (.MOBI)

General Fiction & Classics | 187 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB MOBI Reader, 893 Kb Overview: Anastasie Devereux was born in Louisiana amid the ferocity of a hurricane. Her parents, simple, but not ordinary, can’t shield her from the world. Leprosy, polio scourges, and bigotry infect the nation. At puberty, her mother reveals that she possesses a gift of healing, passed from mother to daughter. If the daughter denies the gift or fails to use it, it disappears forever. If the gift is used, she acquires symptoms of the ailment she cures. The...

Download Saratchandra Omnibus 1 by Saratchandra Chattopadhyay (.ePUB)

Saratchandra Omnibus 1 by Saratchandra Chattopadhyay (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 77 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB reader, 899 KB Overview: Saratchandra Chattopadhyay is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest Indian novelists of the twentieth century. His novels, serialized in periodicals and subsequently published in book form, earned Saratchandra immense fame in the early decades of the century, and established him as Bengal's master storyteller. Even today, seven decades after his death, Saratchandra remains one of the most popular novelists in Bengal, and is widely read in translation...

Download Sharpe Series by Bernard Cornwell (.ePUB)

Sharpe Series by Bernard Cornwell (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 136 | 1-08-2017, 12:52

Requirements: ePUB Reader | 13 MB Overview: Cornwell was born in London in 1944. His father was a Canadian airman, and his mother was English, a member of the Women's Auxiliary Air Force. He was adopted and brought up in Essex by the Wiggins family, who were members of the Peculiar People, a strict Protestant sect who banned frivolity of all kinds and even medicine. After he left them, he changed his name to his mother's maiden name, Cornwell. Cornwell was sent away to Monkton Combe School, attended the...

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Echoes of Dark & Light by Chris Shanley-Dillman (.ePUB)+

General Fiction & Classics | 89 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB , MOBI reader, 1.7 MB Overview: Seventeen-year-old Bobbi (Roberta) Rivers disguises herself as a young man in order to fight in the Civil War. She dares this mission for two reasons: first to fight for the country she loves, and second to find her older brother who came up missing in the Battle of Gettysburg. Bobbi joins up with the 27th Infantry of Michigan Volunteers, and the story follows their real life time line through many battles including The Crater and The Wilderness. On her...

Download Bonsai Love by Diane L Tucker (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

Bonsai Love by Diane L Tucker (.ePUB)(.AZW3)

General Fiction & Classics | 65 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 2.2MB Overview: Diane Tucker's Bonsai Love is an eloquent book of poems about the sensual delicacy of love. Carefully pruned, intricate in design, and sensitive to intrusion, these poems create an image of intimacy through reflection and in relation to nature, the universe, music, literature and art. The voice that comes forth is one of self-doubt seeking reassurance: “Who wouldn't want her whole self rehearsed/from top to bottom, in every key, before being/laid...

Download The Peach Blossom Fan by K'ung Shang-jen (.ePUB)

The Peach Blossom Fan by K'ung Shang-jen (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 144 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB reader, 8 MB Overview: A tale of battling armies, political intrigue, star-crossed romance, and historical cataclysm, The Peach Blossom Fan is one of the masterpieces of Chinese literature, a vast dramatic composition that combines the range and depth of a great novel with the swift intensity of film. In the mid-1640s, famine sweeps through China. The Ming dynasty, almost 300 years old, lurches to a bloody end. Peking falls to the Manchus, the emperor hangs himself, and Ming loyalists...

Download Typhoon & Other Tales by Joseph Conrad (.ePUB)

Typhoon & Other Tales by Joseph Conrad (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 146 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 2.5 Mb Overview: This volume contains "Typhoon," "The Secret Sharer," "Falk," and "Amy Foster." "Typhoon," a story of a steamship and her crew beset by a tempest, is a masterpiece of descriptive virtuosity and moral irony, while "The Secret Sharer" excels in symbolic ambiguity. Both stories vividly present Conrad's abiding preoccupation with the theme of solidarity, challenged from without by the elements and from within by human doubts and fears. Conrad's experiences as a...

Download Four Tragedies by William Shakespeare (.ePUB)

Four Tragedies by William Shakespeare (.ePUB)

General Fiction & Classics | 169 | 1-08-2017, 12:51

Requirements: ePUB Reader, 6.6 MB Overview: William Shakespeare (baptised 26 April 1564) was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. According to historians, Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets throughout the span of his life. Shakespeare's writing average was 1.5 plays a year since he first started writing in 1589. There have been plays and sonnets attributed to Shakespeare that were not authentically...

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