Stars Above My Hearse

Author: Michael Tritico
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1462007945
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Stars Above My Hearse from the Author: Michael Tritico. In the mid-1960s, Michael Tritico is growing tired of ultra-conservative Louisiana; he hears whispers of a new way of life out West. He ventures out of his comfort zone and heads to the mountains, trying to escape a swamp of depression. He soon finds himself rejuvenated in many ways, fighting life’s boredom and the things that keep him down along his journey. Making it to California, he’s joined by thousands of others who are seeking a different way of life and participating in what they call “The Revolution.” During a span lasting just a handful of precious years, this is a time of love. For those that allow it to happen, almost anything negative can be overcome. But it’s not completely peaceful: Hippies, Hell’s Angels, Vietnam veterans, law enforcement personnel, politicians, and numerous silent minorities interact in complex ways. Join Michael as he remembers a youth full of miracles and shares the harmony and struggles of the 1960s in Stars above My Hearse.

The Zebra Striped Hearse

Author: Ross Macdonald
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
ISBN: 0307780848
Size: 25.10 MB
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The Zebra Striped Hearse from the Author: Ross Macdonald. Strictly speaking, Lew Archer is only supposed to dig up the dirt on a rich man's suspicious soon-to-be son-in-law. But in no time at all Archer is following a trail of corpses from the citrus belt to Mazatlan. And then there is the zebra-striped hearse and its crew of beautiful, sunburned surfers, whose path seems to keep crossing the son-in-law's—and Archer's—in a powerful, fast-paced novel of murder on the California coast.

The Brontes

Author: Juliet Barker
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0748122184
Size: 44.24 MB
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The Brontes from the Author: Juliet Barker. The story of the tragic Bronte family is familiar to everyone: we all know about the half-mad, repressive father, the drunken, drug-addicted wastrel of a brother, wild romantic Emily, unrequited Anne and 'poor Charlotte'. Or do we? These stereotypes of the popular imagination are precisely that - imaginary - created by amateur biographers from Mrs Gaskell onwards who were primarily novelists, and were attracted by the tale of an apparently doomed family of genius. Juliet Barker's landmark book was the first definitive history of the Brontes. It demolishes myths, yet provides startling new information that is just as compelling - but true. Based on first-hand research among all the Bronte manuscripts, many so tiny they can only be read by magnifying glass, and among contemporary historical documents never before used by Bronte biographers, this book is both scholarly and compulsively readable. THE BRONTES is a revolutionary picture of the world's favourite literary family. 'As a work of scholarship it is briliant . . . For those with a passion for the Brontes, or for Victoriana, or for sheer wealth of historical minutiae, it is a stupendous read' INDPENDENT ON SUNDAY

Dr Sax

Author: Jack Kerouac
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 9780802195722
Size: 66.98 MB
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Dr Sax from the Author: Jack Kerouac. “Kerouac dreams of America in the authentic rolling rhythms of a Whitman or a Thomas Wolfe, drunk with eagerness for life.”—John K. Hutchens

Parnassus

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Parnassus from the Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Great Tales Of Terror

Author: S. T. Joshi
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486148769
Size: 20.41 MB
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Great Tales Of Terror from the Author: S. T. Joshi. These 23 chilling tales tell of the returning dead, haunted places, and weird creatures by such masters of the genre as Lafcadio Hearn, Algernon Blackwood, and J. Sheridan LeFanu.

Christmas Poems For Our Time

Author: Dan Greaney
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0557709458
Size: 26.28 MB
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Christmas Poems For Our Time from the Author: Dan Greaney. Christmas Poems for our Time ranges from light and humorous to reflective, presenting images of the season that catch the Christmas spirit in an age that is sometimes hectic, sometimes nostalgic, and always worthy of thoughtful good nature. The poems celebrate humankind, the season's traditions, the richness of companionship, and the quality of making Christmas amid the foibles and beauties of our days.Most of the poems are written in lively iambs that make good read-alouds to share.