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William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra." People who read this retelling first will find the original play much easier to understand and read.
William Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida": A Retelling in Prose By David Bruce
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Cressida has a problem. During the Trojan War, she falls in love with the young Trojan warrior Troilus and eventually sleeps with him. Almost immediately, she is sent to the Greek camp in exchange... More > for an important Trojan prisoner because her father, a Trojan seer who has turned traitor and joined the Greeks, wants her with him. In the Greek camp, one Greek leader kisses her, and then another, and then another. The kisses are supposed to be in greeting, but this is a dangerous situation for a young woman to be in. Will Cressida be true to her vow to be faithful to Troilus? Will Cressida find a male Greek protector? Will Cressida fall in love with a Greek warrior? And is Thersites, a Greek who is deformed in body, also deformed in mind? Or is his cynicism fully and completely justified? Is Cressida the slut Thersites thinks she is?< Less
Free Pro Same-Sex Civil Marriage Article for Media By David Bruce
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Free Download. You have my permission to print this opinion piece for free in newspapers, magazines, or journals, or to post it for free on the Web. Two versions are in this document. One is long... More > (2,490 words); one is short (1,100 words).< Less
Nadia Comaneci: Perfect 10 By David Bruce
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Print edition. This volume is a short biography of Nadia Comaneci, winner of five gold medals at the Olympics. Chapter 1: Perfect 10 At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, Canada, Nadia Comaneci... More > (pronounced NAD-ya koh-muh-NECH) was absolutely spectacular as she won five medals. On July 18, competing on the uneven bars, she became the first gymnast ever to score a perfect 10. In fact, the equipment that was set up to display the scores was not programmed to display a score that high. Therefore, the apparatus dis-played a score of 1.00, which is a very low score. Nadia’s coach, Bela Karolyi, was shocked by the low score, and he asked for an explanation. A Swedish judge held up 10 fingers to indicate a perfect score. Meanwhile, one of Nadia’s teammates told her, “I think it’s a 10, but they don’t know how to make a 10.” Nadia asked Bela, “Sir, is that really a 10?” He replied, “You bet it is, Nadia.”< Less
The Kindest People: Be Excellent to Each Other (Volume 7) By David Bruce
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This book contains 250 good deeds, including these: 1) Dave Grohl, Nirvana drummer and Foo Fighters frontman, went to a Towers Record store and bought some music. The manager rang up his order and... More > began to give him a discount, but Mr. Grohl noticed and asked, “Whoa, dude, do you know who I am?” Of course, the manager did, and Mr. Grohl said, “Then you know I don’t need a discount. Give it to those guys.” The guys in line in back of him got the discount. 2) Redditor nuvistor wrote that “in my panhandling phase during a few months in 2008, I went to a Nob Hill and asked the manager if he had a sandwich that was about to expire or anything, and he gave me one, and told me he much, much preferred people ask him than take stuff; he can generally help them out.”< Less
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 3) By David Bruce
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Print edition. This book contains 250 stories about Good Samaritans and heroes. A sample: In August 2011, actor Keanu Reeves was riding a subway in New York City. He noticed that a woman did not have... More > a seat, and he gave up his seat for her. Also doing a good deed were the New Yorkers. They had to have recognized the famous actor but did not bother him. (One person did unobtrusively videotape him from a distance, hence the evidence of his good deed.)< Less
Ben Jonson's "The Alchemist": A Retelling By David Bruce
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This is an easy-to-read retelling on Ben Jonson's classic comedy "The Alchemist," whose theme is the love of money.
Create, Then Take a Break: 250 Anecdotes and Stories By David Bruce
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A sample: John Barrymore was as noted for his dissipation as much as for his acting. While acting in "Hamlet" after a night of revelry, he began the “To be or not to be”... More > soliloquy, but in the middle of the speech found it necessary to retire to the side of the stage so he could vomit. Later, he was complimented for this innovation: “I say, Barrymore, that was the most daring and perhaps the most effective innovation ever offered. I refer to your deliberate pausing in the midst of the soliloquy to retire, almost, from the scene. May I congratulate you upon such imaginative business? You seemed quite distraught. But it was effective!”< Less
The Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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This book contains 250 anecdotes, including these: 1) Opera singer Mary Garden sometimes watched rehearsals of the Ballets Russes with Sergei Diaghilev, and she noticed just how much attention to... More > detail he paid. On one occasion, he noticed a tiny flower in a dancer’s hair and ordered her to remove it because the color wasn’t right. Ms. Garden asked him, “Don’t you ever rest?” Mr. Diaghilev replied, “My dear Mary, there is all eternity to rest.” Ms. Garden writes, “I don’t wonder it was the greatest ballet company in the world.” 2) Whenever the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performed, many dancers sat in the audience. A non-dancer at a performance looked at the audience members as they walked around during the intermission and said, “I’ve never seen an audience so erect, with such beautiful posture.”< Less
The Funniest People in Dance: 250 Anecdotes By David Bruce
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This book contains 250 anecdotes, including these: 1) Opera singer Mary Garden sometimes watched rehearsals of the Ballets Russes with Sergei Diaghilev, and she noticed just how much attention to... More > detail he paid. On one occasion, he noticed a tiny flower in a dancer’s hair and ordered her to remove it because the color wasn’t right. Ms. Garden asked him, “Don’t you ever rest?” Mr. Diaghilev replied, “My dear Mary, there is all eternity to rest.” Ms. Garden writes, “I don’t wonder it was the greatest ballet company in the world.” 2) Whenever the Merce Cunningham Dance Company performed, many dancers sat in the audience. A non-dancer at a performance looked at the audience members as they walked around during the intermission and said, “I’ve never seen an audience so erect, with such beautiful posture.”< Less

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