The Woman Chaser

Author: Charles Willeford
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1471914364
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The Woman Chaser from the Author: Charles Willeford. 'No one writes a better crime novel than Charles Willeford' Elmore Leonard By day, Richard Hudson, woman-chaser and used-car salesman, works his crooked car lot with much success. By night, he returns home to a family of misfits. One day, seized by a feeling of terror and revulsion, he realises he's wasting his life in the meaningless pursuit of money. His only hope, he decides, is to pursue his dream of making a movie. Richard completes his cherished project, but forces beyond his control swiftly reject and destroy it. As a result, enraged and humiliated, he goes on a bender of epic proportions, drinking his way through the underbelly of Los Angeles and exacting a monstrous revenge on all who have crossed him.

Charles Willeford Omnibus 2

Author: Charles Willeford
Publisher: Orion
ISBN: 9781409160618
Size: 14.20 MB
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Charles Willeford Omnibus 2 from the Author: Charles Willeford. Charles Willeford's varied, colourful life informs his tongue-in-cheek attitude towards the violence, treachery and plain craziness evident in his four novels in this second omnibus. The Woman Chaser allows its hero, Richard Hudson, womaniser and used car salesman, to play skilfully on all the vulnerabilities of men and women . . . but not without a comeuppance. Cockfighter is the least likely pulp novel of these: it is a masterpiece, a portrait of silent, passionate masculinity set against the underbelly of the rural South of the early 1960s. The Burnt Orange Heresy is a long satire on art, art criticism and collecting, and reflects Willeford's favourite pastime. The Machine in Ward Eleven collects six stories that display the madness that lies at the heart of politics, as Willeford lays bare the American Dream.

Books To Die For

Author: John Connolly
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451696582
Size: 64.30 MB
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Books To Die For from the Author: John Connolly. The world’s most beloved mystery writers celebrate their favorite mystery novels in this gorgeously wrought collection, featuring essays by Michael Connelly, Kathy Reichs, Ian Rankin, and more. In the most ambitious anthology of its kind, the world’s leading mystery writers come together to champion the greatest mystery novels ever written. In a series of personal essays that reveal as much about the authors and their own work as they do about the books that they love, over a hundred authors from twenty countries have created a guide that will be indispensable for generations of readers and writers. From Agatha Christie to Lee Child, from Edgar Allan Poe to P. D. James, from Sherlock Holmes to Hannibal Lecter and Philip Marlowe to Lord Peter Wimsey, Books to Die For brings together the best of the mystery world for a feast of reading pleasure, a treasure trove for those new to the genre and for those who believe that there is nothing new left to discover. This is the one essential book for every reader who has ever finished a mystery novel and thought…I want more!

White Women Rape And The Power Of Race In Virginia 1900 1960

Author: Lisa Lindquist Dorr
Publisher: Univ of North Carolina Press
ISBN: 9780807855140
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White Women Rape And The Power Of Race In Virginia 1900 1960 from the Author: Lisa Lindquist Dorr. For decades, historians have primarily analyzed charges of black-on-white rape in the South through accounts of lynching or manifestly unfair trial proceedings, suggesting that white southerners invariably responded with extralegal violence and sham trial

Kissing Your Heartache Goodbye

Author: Shawon Watson
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1466969377
Size: 70.25 MB
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Kissing Your Heartache Goodbye from the Author: Shawon Watson. Many women have tried to go into new relationships without being healed, still carrying deep wounds from previous relationships. Often these women become discouraged when subsequent relationships do not work out. Shawon Watson sets out a step-by-step plan for healing past wounds and reconditioning yourself for new relationships using biblical and psychological principles to teach forgiveness. Shawon shows how to let go of even the most devastating betrayals, rediscover your self-worth, raise your own awareness of habits standing in the way of fulfilling relationships, clarify what you want out of relationship, choose prospective mates by understanding the different types of men on the dating market, and more based on extensive research and conversations with everyday women. Kissing Your Heartache Good-bye gives an empathic and insightful perspective to love relationships.

Collected Stories

Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141968621
Size: 49.57 MB
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Collected Stories from the Author: Isaac Bashevis Singer. Isaac Bashevis Singer's work explores humanity in all of its guises. This collection of forty-seven short stories, selected by Singer himself from across the whole of his career, brings together the best of his writing. From the supernatural 'Taibele and Her Demon' to the poignant 'The Unseen', and from gentle humour in 'Gimpel the Fool' to tragedy with 'Yentl the Yeshiva Boy', these tales explore good and evil, passion and restraint, religious fervour and personal failings, within the traditional shtetls of pre-war Eastern Europe and post-war America.

Green Calder Grass

Author: Janet Dailey
Publisher: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 9781420125207
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Green Calder Grass from the Author: Janet Dailey. “A page-turner.” —Publishers Weekly Their land . . . their family . . . their pride. When the Calders fight for the things they love, they fight to win. Jessy Niles Calder grew up on the Triple C ranch, six hundred square miles of grassland as bountiful as it can be harsh. It’s land that bends to no man’s will—just like a Calder. As Ty Calder’s wife, Jessy finally has all she’s ever wanted. But shadowing this new happiness are enemies greedy for the rich Montana land, so much so they are willing to shed blood to get it. And these days complicating matters seems to be Ty’s ex-wife’s main reason for living. Before it’s all over and done, Jessy will be faced with the fight of her life—one that is sure to change the Triple C forever . . . Praise for Janet Dailey and her bestselling Calder novels “The passion, spirit and strength readers expect from a Calder story—and a Calder hero—shine through…” —Publishers Weekly on Lone Calder Star “Dailey confirms her place as a top megaseller.” —Kirkus Reviews on Calder Pride

Paper Figures

Author: Leslie P. Knox
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1471680924
Size: 53.41 MB
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Paper Figures from the Author: Leslie P. Knox.

How To Be A God Chaser And A Kid Chaser

Author: Tommy Tenney
Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
ISBN: 9780768450064
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How To Be A God Chaser And A Kid Chaser from the Author: Tommy Tenney. One of the great challenges for the modern parent is how to make room for your personal pursuit of God in the midst of the pressing priorities of raising a family. How to Be a God Chaser and a Kid Chaser offers many practical answers to this challenging issue. Those answers come from a diverse background of writers including Thetus Tenney, Tommy Tenney, Ceci Sheets, Cindy Jacobs, Beth Alves, Jane Hansen, Dick Eastman, Wesley and Stacey Campbell.