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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

By Gabrielle Zevin
  • Book ID : 0735243352
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 368
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reads : 814
  • eBook Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • File Pdf: tomorrow-and-tomorrow-and-tomorrow.pdf

Book Summary:

In this exhilarating novel by the best-selling author of The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry two friends—often in love, but never lovers—come together as creative partners in the world of video game design, where success brings them fame, joy, tragedy, duplicity, and, ultimately, a kind of immortality. "Utterly brilliant. In this sweeping, gorgeously written novel, Gabrielle Zevin charts the beauty, tenacity, and fragility of human love and creativity. Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow is one of the best books I've ever read." —John Green On a bitter-cold day, in the December of his junior year at Harvard, Sam Masur exits a subway car and sees, amid the hordes of people waiting on the platform, Sadie Green. He calls her name. For a moment, she pretends she hasn’t heard him, but then, she turns, and a game begins: a legendary collaboration that will launch them to stardom. These friends, intimates since childhood, borrow money, beg favors, and, before even graduating college, they have created their first blockbuster, Ichigo. Overnight, the world is theirs. Not even twenty-five years old, Sam and Sadie are brilliant, successful, and rich, but these qualities won’t protect them from their own creative ambitions or the betrayals of their hearts. Spanning thirty years, from Cambridge, Massachusetts, to Venice Beach, California, and lands in between and far beyond, Gabrielle Zevin’s Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow is a dazzling and intricately imagined novel that examines the multifarious nature of identity, disability, failure, the redemptive possibilities in play, and above all, our need to connect: to be loved and to love. Yes, it is a love story, but it is not one you have read before.

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  • Isbn : 0984013806
  • Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 325
  • File Pdf: unsight-chance.pdf

Book Summary:

Fashioned after Mary Higgins Clarke's with an urban contemporary spin, J.B. Stallworth's pocketbook thriller serial 'Fear Me Not' is back dropped against the colorful and often corrupt world of the powerful and elite in historic Baltimore, Maryland. The series begins with part one... Unsight Chance. Returning home is never easy. Especially if every sordid, embarrassing detail of your Hollywood coupling gone-bad is headlined on all the celebrity magazines, entertainment TV shows and gossip blogs. That's what Nicole Harkem faces as she sheepishly returns home to Baltimore after ending her eight-year marriage to famed rap star Gynesis. Nicole soon realizes that going back means confronting her past and mending unkempt relationships with family, old friends and enemies alike; making starting over a challenge. However, thing gets even more complicated for the brokenhearted Nicole when a popular transgender nightclub performer is found murdered. Ironically, the trail leads to Nicole's former high school chum and mayoral candidate, Councilman Madison Shelly. Unexpectedly, she finds herself caught up in a web of secrets, corruption and lies as she and her buddy-stylist, Jared race to clear Madison's name in time... before they too end up in the morgue. Unsight Chance is full of colorful, engaging characters, plot twist and turns that serves up enough wit and suspense while leaving readers hungry for more in the follow-up installment... When It Rains, It Pours.

Bought by the Blood

By Robert G. Lee
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Solid Christian Books
  • Isbn : 1546918515
  • Pages : 168
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 564
  • File Pdf: bought.pdf

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Twice Upon a Kiss

By Jane Susann MacCarter
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1623421942
  • Pages : 330
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 606
  • File Pdf: twice-upon-a-kiss.pdf

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College senior Stella Denton has very few prospects and even fewer suitors i.e. none when a gunshot wound to the head catapults her from 21st century Minneapolis to Jarmo, a real-life hunter-gatherer society circa 7000 BCE. Although Stella starts 'living sequentially' in both realities, she thrives far more in her ancient life. However, an impending war could also get her people slaughtered unless she takes immediate action to save herself and her tribe. During her dual-life journey, Stella draws the interest of Dr. Vale, an unappreciated, thirty-something professor of paleoanthropology, charismatic Chieftain Hari of the Jarmo tribe, and young Ashur, a prehistoric teenager in need of lessons in love. But when the time comes to make an irrevocable choice between the two, will Stella choose down-to-earth reality or the allure of the unknown?

Raced to Death in 1920s Hawai i

By Jonathan Y Okamura
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Isbn : 0252051440
  • Pages : 252
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 881
  • File Pdf: raced-to-death-in-1920s-hawai-i.pdf

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On September 18, 1928, Myles Yutaka Fukunaga kidnapped and brutally murdered ten-year-old George Gill Jamieson in Waikîkî. Fukunaga, a nineteen-year-old nisei, or second-generation Japanese American, confessed to the crime. Within three weeks, authorities had convicted him and sentenced him to hang, despite questions about Fukunaga's sanity and a deeply flawed defense by his court-appointed attorneys. Jonathan Y. Okamura argues that officials "raced" Fukunaga to death—first viewing the accused only as Japanese despite the law supposedly being colorblind, and then hurrying to satisfy the Haole (white) community's demand for revenge. Okamura sets the case against an analysis of the racial hierarchy that undergirded Hawai‘ian society, which was dominated by Haoles who saw themselves most threatened by the islands' sizable Japanese American community. The Fukunaga case and others like it in the 1920s reinforced Haole supremacy and maintained the racial boundary that separated Haoles from non-Haoles, particularly through racial injustice. As Okamura challenges the representation of Hawai i as a racial paradise, he reveals the ways Haoles usurped the criminal justice system and reevaluates the tense history of anti-Japanese racism in Hawai i.

Włodzimierz Staniewski and the Phenomenon of “Gardzienice”

By S. E. Gontarski,Tomasz Wiśniewski,Katarzyna Kręglewska
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 1000477533
  • Pages : 428
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 858
  • File Pdf: włodzimierz-staniewski-and-the-phenomenon-of-gardzienice.pdf

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This book offers a broad overview of the contemporary state of the Gardzienice theatrical company and its evolution. Their most recent production, The Wedding, is taken as a focal point for a retrospective discussion on the company’s development. Premiered at the festival celebrating the 40th anniversary of the company, The Wedding echoes most of the major achievements of Staniewski’s stage language and his capacity of exploring and developing the performative potential of liveness. This study consists of essays by prominent practitioners and theoreticians of theatre, director’s notes, conversations with Staniewski and other company members, selected archival materials and substantial visual coverage. It promises to be of great interest to students and scholars across the fields of theatre and performance studies.

Never Lay Down Before Anybody…

By Birister Sharma
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Birister Sharma
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 50
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Reads : 867
  • File Pdf: never-lay-down-before-anybody.pdf

Book Summary:

Your success is within you! You need to search within you. You can’t get success without knowing yourself. You must know your strong points and weak points. Then only you can venture on the road of success. You’ve to awake yourself! You’ve to arise yourself! Success is your birthright. You’re born to become successful in this world. Don’t waste your valuable time. Don’t waste your valuable life. Know your strength. Believe yourself. You can do anything in your life, if you wish. Never give up in your life. Success and failure are not permanent. Your success is within you! Awake it! Arise it! ***

Shakespeare in Swahililand: Adventures with the Ever-Living Poet

By Edward Wilson-Lee
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Isbn : 0008146209
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 858
  • File Pdf: shakespeare-in-swahililand.pdf

Book Summary:

Investigating the literary culture of the early interaction between European countries and East Africa, Edward Wilson-Lee uncovers an extraordinary sequence of stories in which explorers, railway labourers, decadent émigrés, freedom fighters, and pioneering African leaders made Shakespeare their own in this alien land.

How We Are Hungry

By Dave Eggers
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Isbn : 0307369064
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 317
  • File Pdf: how-we-are-hungry.pdf

Book Summary:

How We Are Hungry is a gripping, lyrical and soulful collection of stories from the acclaimed author of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. Ranging from a doomed Irish setter’s tales of running and jumping (“After I Was Thrown in the River and Before I Drowned”) to a bitterly comic meditation on suicide and friendship (“Climbing to the Window, Pretending to Dance”), and from the Egyptian desert to the asphalt of Interstate 5, these stories are Eggers at his finest. By turns devastating, clear-eyed and funn – incredibly funny – this collection is a marvel.

Capital

By Kenneth Goldsmith
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Verso Books
  • Isbn : 1784781576
  • Pages : 928
  • Category : Art
  • Reads : 927
  • File Pdf: capital.pdf

Book Summary:

Acclaimed artist Kenneth Goldsmith’s thousand-page homage to New York City Here is a kaleidoscopic assemblage and poetic history of New York: an unparalleled and original homage to the city, composed entirely of quotations. Drawn from a huge array of sources—histories, memoirs, newspaper articles, novels, government documents, emails—and organized into interpretive categories that reveal the philosophical architecture of the city, Capital is the ne plus ultra of books on the ultimate megalopolis. It is also a book of experimental literature that transposes Walter Benjamin’s unfinished magnum opus of literary montage on the modern city, The Arcades Project, from nineteenth-century Paris to twentieth-century New York, bringing the streets and its inhabitants to life in categories such as “Sex,” “Central Park,” “Commodity,” “Loneliness,” “Gentrification,” “Advertising,” and “Mapplethorpe.” Capital is a book designed to fascinate and to fail—for can a megalopolis truly ever be captured in words? Can a history, no matter how extensive, ever be comprehensive? Each reading of this book, and of New York, is a unique and impossible project.