The Noble Fugitive

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She holds an MFA in Fiction from the University of Michigan and a BA from Oberlin. I. cap. 7) Quarantine to stop spread of plague from Marseilles, where 40,000-60,000 people died during this year Martha Fowke and William Bond, Epistles of Clio and Strephon (poetry) Anthony Hammond, ed. Having gone through two colonial regimes, the Philippines has manifested the cultural influences of the Spanish and American colonial powers in its literary production.

Though I Speak

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Charles I escaped from Hampton Court to the Isle of Wight and then was confined by the Army in Carisbrooke Castle (11-14 Nov.) Aug.: the Army's Heads of the Proposals published, drafted by Commisary-General Henry Ireton (1611-51) "after lengthy debates in the General Council of the Army at Reading" ( Dzelzainis 2001: 39) Dec. 26: Charles I secretly signs Engagement with the Scots agreeing to recognize Presbyterianism in England in return for his restoration to power, echoing the Solemn League and Covenant entered into by Parliament with the Scots in 1643 The Scots army enters England in support of the king (who had entered into an "Engagement" with them to accept Presbyterianism as the form of church government), but the New Model Army, under Cromwell, is victorious at the Battle of Preston (17 Aug.) and the Second Civil War ends with the surrender of Colchester to Fairfax (27 Aug.) Beginning with the period of the Civil Wars and during the Interregnum, many royalists were in exile in France and elsewhere on the Continent (incl. such authors as Richard Crashaw [left for the Continent in 1643 and died there in 1649], Thomas Hobbes [till 1652], Abraham Cowley [left for the Continent in 1645, he was back in England by 1654], John Denham [1646, Aug. 1648-March 1653]); subsequently, significant impact of French cultural influences when the exiled ruling class returned to England after 1660 Dec. 6-7: Pride's Purge, creating the Rump Parliament: "By preventing Presbyterian MPs who favoured a negotiated settlement with the King from entering the Commons, Colonel John Pride's Purge of the Long Parliament secures a majority for proceeding against the King by creating what was popularly (and derisively) known as the Rump Parliament" ( Keeble, ed. 2001: xiv).

Shadow of the Mountain: Wilderness

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Paulsen tells of eight dogs which have had a special place in his life. There are 1 quizzes and 10 trivia questions in this category. Be the first to know about our Exclusive editions, latest releases & other special offers! Remind students that they should make notes of things their reflective partner points out, along with their own reactions. Some people just don’t want ray guns in their post-modernist malaise, and vice versa.

Great Lakes: An Unexpected Love/An Uncertain Heart/Tend the

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With illustrations by Gail de Marcken, author Carey introduces dog mushing and life on the trail, emphasizing the bond between musher and dog. Although I don't think he's Catholic, his historical "crime novels" in the Matthew Shardlake series depict different aspects of the English Reformation (under King Henry VIII) and seem to accurately portray the religious tumult of the time. Someone brought up the forthcoming Eleanor & Park as a fabulous romantic novel in context of contemporary romantic books, and we had to point out that since the book is set in the 1980s, it’s not contemporary.

Tattoo Design Book (Tribal Tatto Special, 03)

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Let us help you: Sell your discards & donations online. In addition, I have good books on clothing, weaponry and several folklore encyclopedias. I begin by reviewing the skill of sequencing, or putting something in chronological order. Paul Coleman, 52 Ways to Live a Kick-Ass Life by Andrea Owen, The Wellness Kitchen by Paulette Lambert, Cheesecake Love by Jocelyn Brubaker, Handmade Walls by Ashley and Jamin Mills, Do Less by Rachel Jonat, The Everyday Fermentation Handbook by Branden Byers, Kids are Terrific by Jenny Schoberl, The $50 Home Makeover by Shaunna West, The Organically Clean Home by Becky Rapinchuk, Everyday Grain-Free Baking by Kelly Smith, 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids by Asia Citro, and The Twentysomething Guide to Getting It Together by Mary Traina, among others.

Distant Heart (Westward Hearts, Book 2)

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In contrast, the work of literature is to defamiliarize language by a process of "making strange." That’s why I love “Innocent Traitor” by Alison Weir, too.???? I also just bought the new Kate Emerson Tudor book “Between Two Queens”. Welcome to the eBooks-Library - Now in our 13th year, we remain one of the largest eBooks sites on the web. Constance’s two year imprisonment did nothing to endear her to Ranulf. It's very politically incorrect, but a lot of fun.) Jonathan Strange & Mr.

Born of Persuasion (Price of Privilege)

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There are stories of coffee plantations in Kenya and Costa Rica, sugar plantations in the Dominican Republic and the West Indies, and even plantations in the Australian Outback!' About 90 adult fiction titles, a dozen non-fiction works, and 24 children's books, from K-YA (but most for grades 5+). Now, I find that I absolutely love young adult historical fiction. Here distance is no excuse for me not to actually go and look at something.

The Beloved Land (Song of Acadia #5)

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Besides Bernard Cornwell (who is also a favourite of Wilbur Smith) I read our own great story teller of Africa, Tony Park. Ramadan, Khalid `Abd al-Latif, Masrah Sa`dallah Wannus, Kuwait: Sharikat al- Manabir li-al-nashr, 1984. As such, my books explore themes of destiny versus self-determination, and tolerance versus prejudice, while accenting the lives of women in ancient history. Wilhelmina Pang (Michelle Krusiec) is a surgeon living in Manhattan whose mother (Joan Chen) is eager for her to settle down with a nice man and … Continue reading October Movie Selection: Saving Face (2005) → by SB Sarah · Oct 8, 2016 at 10:00 am · View all 6 comments Happy Saturday to you!

The Reliance (Legacy of the King's Pirates Book 2)

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Even after unpacking all of their belongings there was still so much to do. Ship of the Hunted, by Yehuda Elberg, defines this genre as it entwines the lives of a fictional family with historical facts and elements such as life in the Warsaw ghetto, hiding to survive, and the Brichah movement of Jews out of Poland. A danger for teachers is that we might tend to select historical novels using one criterion: because they are historically accurate and full, or because they are aesthetically pleasing as works of art.

The Birthright

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Queen Anne singled out this provision in her speech to Parliament on 6 June 1712: "the Part which We have born in the Prosecution of this War, entitling Us to have some Distinction in the Terms of Peace, I have insisted and obtained, That the Asiento or Contract for furnishing the Spanish West-Indies with Negroes, shall be made with Us for the Term of Thirty Years, in the same manner as it hath been enjoyed by the French for Ten Years past" (quoted in Erskine-Hill 1998: 34).