Download E-books Sylvia Plath (Great Writers) PDF

By Peter K. Steinberg

The nice Writers sequence explores the lives of a few of the main noted literary figures of the prior half-century. usually thought of an iconic determine to feminists, Plath is healthier identified for her novel The Bell Jar and her debatable poetry, which received the Pulitzer Prize in 1982.

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Download E-books Dispute over Gibraltar (Arbitrary Borders) PDF

By Melissa R. Jordine

Phoenician investors believed it marked the top of the realm. To the Greeks and Romans, it was once one of many mythological Pillars of Hercules. for hundreds of years, strategic Gibraltar, the big limestone "Rock" often referred to as the "Gateway to the Mediterranean," was once besieged via marauders and vanquishers. In 1504, Spain prevailed over the Moors and officially annexed Gibraltar to its Crown. 2 hundred years later, the Spanish have been compelled to give up their Rock to British Admiral Sir George Rooke; the development prompted an altercation that has but to be resolved. "The Dispute Over Gibraltar" is helping make clear the clash for college students, explaining how the failure of Spain's declare to set particular barriers on land or at sea resulted in an volatile scenario during which the border replaced reckoning on the prestige of Spanish-British kinfolk and their comparative army energy. nonetheless, monarchy and inhabitants considered the two-and-a-quarter-square-mile territory as "the key to Spain," and regardless of signing a treaty ceding the territory, the Spanish govt continues that no international kingdom can workout sovereignty over the Rock since it is an essential component of its territory.
Diplomatic makes an attempt to get well the Rock were not more profitable than army sieges; nor has foreign intervention within the type of a UN solution calling for Spain and Britain to barter an finish to the clash. Britain, Spain, and the inhabitants disagree approximately primary matters and feature no longer been in a position to achieve a cost agreeable to all events.

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Download E-books Dawnbringer: A Forgotten Realms Novel PDF

By Samantha Henderson

Conflict the forces of darkness within the Forgotten Realms®

Two angels given mortal flesh are despatched to protect star-crossed enthusiasts, born scions of rival service provider homes. firstly, it appears as if love will triumph over all, and the rift will eventually be mended. yet there are those that hate the notice peace with a keenness quite a bit that it poisons every little thing they contact, corrupting condominium to show opposed to condominium, mom to show opposed to baby, and angel to show opposed to angel.

Dawnbringer is the suitable meld among vintage and modern delusion, with colours of Romeo and Juliet, advised from the viewpoint of mum or dad angels, in an international the place sorcery and monsters are commonplace.

From the Paperback edition.

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Download E-books Becky Brown - Versprich, nach mir zu suchen! (German Edition) PDF

By Rainer M. Schröder

Long island, 1856: Die Zeiten sind hart im berüchtigten Einwandererviertel 5 issues, Anstand und Ehrlichkeit sind Luxus. Mit dem Verkauf von Zündhölzern hält die Waise Becky Brown sich und ihren kleinen Bruder Daniel über Wasser. Sie will nicht hineingeraten in den Strudel von Gewalt, Prostitution und Kriminalität, sie ist verantwortlich für Daniel und sie will ihn mit Anstand großziehen. Doch dann kommt der Tag, an dem Becky mit ihrem Vorsatz brechen muss:
Daniel wird bei einem Diebstahl erwischt, und Becky raubt einen Geschäftsmann aus, um ihn freizukaufen. 5 issues kann für sie nicht länger Heimat sein. Daniel braucht eine richtige Familie und ein geregeltes Leben. Ihm zuliebe schließt Becky sich einem Waisenzug an, der in den Mittleren Westen aufbricht. Doch an welcher Station der Zug auch hält, keine Familie ist bereit, zwei Kinder aufzunehmen. Den Geschwistern bleibt nur eine probability: Sie müssen sich trennen. Viele hundert Meilen liegen zwischen ihren beiden neuen Familien und mehr als zwei Jahre hat Becky ihren Bruder nicht gesehen, als die Schreckensnachricht sie erreicht: Daniel ist unterwegs zur entrance. Freiwillig hat er sich mit thirteen Jahren als Soldat für die Nordstaatenarmee gemeldet. Hals über Kopf bricht Becky auf, um das Unmögliche zu versuchen: Sie darf ihren kleinen Bruder jetzt nicht im Stich lassen, sie muss ihn in den Wirren des Amerikanischen Bürgerkrieges finden …

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Download E-books Atoms, Molecules, and Compounds (Essential Chemistry) PDF

By Phillip Manning

"Atoms, Molecules, and Compounds" is going backstage of daily chemistry to discover the atoms that govern chemical tactics. In transparent language, this interesting e-book indicates how the interactions among easy elements similar to salt and water are the most important to lifestyles on the earth and the way these interactions are predestined through the atoms that make up the molecules. additionally, the tales of the scientists whose discoveries formed the trendy international, equivalent to Niels Bohr and Albert Einstein, are provided the following in gripping aspect. Brimming with full-color photos and illustrations and improved by way of sidebars and a thesaurus, "Atoms, Molecules, and Compounds" allows readers to discover the very good discoveries highlighted during this ebook.

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Download E-books The Clinton Years (Presidential Profiles) PDF

By Shirley Anne Warshaw

Invoice Clinton, forty second president of the U.S., served phrases within the White apartment and have become the 1st Democratic president on account that Franklin D. Roosevelt to be re-elected to workplace. between different accomplishments, a low unemployment and inflation expense and a lessen in crime have led many influential humans to claim that in his management the U.S. loved extra peace and fiscal health than at the other time in its historical past. complete and straightforward to navigate, The Clinton Years supplies readers a whole point of view of invoice Clinton's presidency, from his profitable financial rules to his kin with Monica Lewinsky. This finished A-to-Z reference includes greater than 250 biographical entries studying the most politicians and overseas leaders in the course of the management, and contains a variety of basic resource files comparable to presidential speeches and government judgements.

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Download E-books Johnny Damon PDF

By Brian O'Connell

"What will Johnny do?" That used to be the query at the lips of Boston crimson Sox enthusiasts - in a different way often called purple Sox state - through the 2004 season. That 12 months, Johnny Damon and his band of self-proclaimed "Idiots" shocked the baseball international via staging a old comeback opposed to longtime competitors, the recent York Yankees, within the American League Championship sequence. presently after, they routed the St. Louis Cardinals for Boston's first name in 86 years. Damon was once a main architect of that championship earlier than leaving the crimson Sox and signing with their sour opponents in ny. Johnny Damon explores the lifetime of this nice participant, who's referred to as a lot for his air of secrecy and matinee-idol seems as he's for his athletic expertise.

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Download E-books Sound of Sirens: (Tales of Skylge #1) PDF

By Jen Minkman

An historical land secure by means of a Tower of Light,

its humans ever tempted via Siren song,

and a lady who falls for the incorrect boy.

On the island of Skylge, electrical energy is just for the Currents – the wealthy ruling type who as soon as got here from around the sea and taken the holy hearth of St. Brandan to Skylge. Ever given that, the sunshine within the Brandaris Tower has secure the islanders. Heeding the Siren's name will drown your physique and scouse borrow your soul, however the sacred gentle within the Tower will chase the merfolk away.

When Skylger woman Enna welcomes her brother again from an extended sea voyage, he supplies her a different current from the mainland – an digital checklist in simple terms playable on a present machine. the matter is that Royce Bolton, present heartthrob and the town’s such a lot talented pianist, wishes it too. After she stubbornly refuses to promote the LP that includes his favourite artist, he indicates sharing the checklist via secretly assembly up in his deepest summer season residence. shocked but extremely joyful, Enna consents – and discovers that there’s greater than meets the attention by way of present society and the historical past of Skylge. Why do the Sirens tempt the islanders to offer themselves as much as the ocean? And the place does the Currents’ monopoly on electrical energy fairly come from?

While suffering from those questions, Enna starts to fall for Royce, risking every little thing to be with a man who's truly flawed for her. she is going to examine that the sound of Sirens isn’t the main treacherous factor in the market to hang-out her dreams.

A exciting begin to a brand new younger grownup sequence that mixes the simplest of dystopian, folklore and mythology, and paranormal romance!

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Download E-books Mary Shelley (Bloom's Classic Critical Views) PDF

Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", a narrative she wrote on the age of nineteen, remains to be a well-liked story to today, notable not just for its extraordinary plot but additionally its Romantic components. Her lesser-known works, and their severe reception, also are mentioned in "Mary Shelley". This most modern addition to the "Bloom's vintage severe perspectives" sequence contains decisions of the simplest ancient feedback approximately Mary Shelley and her works.

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