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Brand: Mercer University Press
With the frankness of a memoir, each story in Snakes, Butterbeans, and the Discovery of Electricity explores the reaches of innocence amid a Kentucky childhood. Simply, plainly, directly, the narratives construct Four-eyes's young world as he navigates a deeply Southern, deeply real existence as a boy in the 1940s. In The Homecoming, Four-eyes's uncle has returned from World War II a quiet and shaken man, a casualty unlike any the young boy expected.
Mobilising the Audience is the first comprehensive integration of industry and academic audience research in Australia. Introducing new directions in method and analysis, this contemporary probe into 'audience-making' illustrates the ways marketers, producers and governments mobilise an audience. Included are case studies of Generation X, computer gaming, the child audience, TV ratings, Aboriginal media, and Asian community television.
Brand: University Press Of New England
In these fourteen stories Gerald Vizenor leads his crossblood characters out of romantic thickets into a new tribal world of psychotaxidermy, laser holograms, and urban ceremonies.
Brand: Arte Publico Press
Radio personality Alicia Alarcon ivited listeners who had migrated to the United States to call and share their stories. These pages highlight the experience of immigrants from all over South and Central America who decide to leave their respective homelands. These difficult and gritty stories are the stories of the successful, the ones who make it across, past the natural and the bureaucratic obstacles along the border, only to scratch together lives on the other side.
Brand: Michigan State University Press
The Invasion is the first work of Janet Lewis (The Wife of Martin Guerre and The Trial of Soren Quist) who grew up in the Lake country of the Old Northwest and is based on family stories told to her as a child. It displays well-researched historical accuracy and an innate understanding of and feeling for Native American culture enhanced by the author's fluency in the Ojibwa language.
Brand: University of Chicago Press
A collection of charming and humorous tales from Eastern Europe and all over the world, Two Jews on a Train remembers generations of storytellers who have used humor to teach about the important issues in life.
Brand: NOT Avail
The life story of the irresistibly beautiful love-goddess Venus--sensual, sexy, and seductive--as never told before.
Brand: McFarland & Company
What was the world like for people thousands of years ago? How can we know? Through fiction? This is a work of literary criticism, and more. It begins with a discussion of the problem of authenticity and then considers twelve pieces of fiction that depict human prehistory: H.G.
Brand: University of Michigan Press
A unique but little-known woman writer offers a powerful voice from the nineteenth-century Great Lakes frontier
Brand: Brindle & Glass
Thousands of newcomers are arriving to cities all over North America and often they bring unexpected gifts. Many of the travelers are writers and storytellers who have left homes behind to begin new chapters in their lives. But what pulls them to a new city? What happens to them on the journey? What experience have they deliberately left behind? What treasures do they bring?
Brand: Arte Publico Press
This experimental novel is at the same time a novel of immigration from Cuba to Florida, an epistolary novel, and a novel of a child coming of age by examining his family's past experiences. In all, the novel is a mosaic of Cuban-American culture.
Eva understands Hitler is married to Germany and must herself stand back unacknowledged as he clasps the world in a passionate, python-like thrall. Until the last days in the final chapter of the Third Reich (and the first chapter of the novel) when Adolf and Eva move into their first home together, the Fuhrerbunker.
Brand: Oxford University Press, USA
The present edition of Marcelino pan y vino seeks to bring to American students a story which has found great popularity in Spain and, in its film version, throughout the western world. The text of the ninth edition has been used with some slight modifications in punctuation and wording for simplification. Difficult passages and constructions are translated in footnotes; the vocabulary is complete. Ejercicios de repaso have been place at the end of each section of the story.
Brand: Columbia University Press
Translated into English for the first time, one of Taiwan's most important modern writers offers an autobiographical depiction of East Asia's tortured colonial history.
Brand: Kaplan Publishing
This book provides more than 450 practice problems with detailed solutions on topics including first order equations, second order linear equations, solution by power series, the Laplace transform, and applications of ordinary differential equations. Students enrolled in differential equations courses or preparing for standardized tests covering these topics can sharpen their problem-solving skills with these problems, taken from actual exams of professors at respected U.S.