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The Naulahka: A Story of West and East By Rudyard Kipling, Wolcott Balestier
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Kate Sheriff, a young American woman, knew without a shadow of a doubt what her calling was. She was to move to India where she would dedicate herself to improving the condition of Indian women. In... More > her ensuing struggle to lay aside her favoured Western lifestyle, and her adjustments to life in the Indian subcontinent, Kipling presents east and west side by side and reveals the complex, often tangled nature of the two. This adventure novel was written in collaboration with Wolcott Balestier and serialised in the Century Magazine from November 1891 to July 1892. However, after two instalments, Wolcott suddenly died from typhoid in Dresden on 5th December 1891, and Kipling was left with the task of revising and supervising the first English and American book editions.< Less
Through East Anglia in a Motor Car By J. E. Vincent
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This is a fun and interesting take on a guidebook specifically for those traveling by motor car. This is one of many in a series of travel type books that identifies things to see, places to stop... More > and of course how far until the next stop. While roads, speeds and landmarks have all grown up and out, the history of the story is impelling to read.< Less
Tropicania - In Search of South East Asia By Salli Conway
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Disillusioned with life in a London suburb, Sal and Dan dream through long cold winter’s evenings of a world beyond the Western rat race. It isn’t that easy to pack up your life and... More > disappear around the other side of the world for a year on a shoestring. Or at least, like most people, they didn’t think it was … A humourous and well-observed travelogue, Tropicania follows their 32,000km year long backpacking adventure around South East Asia. If you’ve ever wondered how it might be to pick up a backpack and a passport and disappear into the unknown, this insightful book is for you.< Less
Songs From the Other Side of the Wall By Dan Holloway
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The day the Berlin Wall came down, Jennifer returned to England, leaving her week-old daughter, Szandi, to grow up on a Hungarian vineyard with 300 years of history. Now 18, Szandi is part of... More > Budapest’s cosmopolitan art scene, sharing a flat and a bohemian lifestyle with her lover and fellow sculptress, Yang. She has finally found her place in the world. Then a letter arrives that threatens everything, and forces her to choose once and for all: between the past and the present; between East and West; between her family and her lover. Quirky, contemporary, and ultra-cool; sensuous, seductive, and heartbreaking: Songs from the Other Side of the Wall is a coming of age story that inhabits anti-capitalist chatrooms and ancient wine cellars, seedy bars and dreaming spires; and takes us on a remarkable journey across Europe and cyberspace in the company of rock stars and dropouts, diaries that appear from nowhere, a telepathic fashion mogul, and the talking statue of a bull.< Less
The Story of Sarah By Sarah Chodrow
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Come join in the incomparable journey of the author, Sarah Chodrow, from New York 's Lower East Side to pre-State Israel, to Brooklyn and Queens. Come meet Sarah's closely-knit family that shared... More > her home and her heart: Her mother, Fanny, her father, Abraham, her sisters Ida and Flora and her brothers Ben and Charlie, her husband, Solly (Charlie) and her daughter, Fredda. Along the way there were joys, sorrows, weddings and funerals. Sarah, the youngest child, bears witness to a generation in the life of a proud Eastern European Jewish family. As her family gradually passed on, Sarah alone carried with her all the stories of her generation. So many stories left untold - until today. This book is the product of many hours spent behind an ordinary typewriter by Sarah. Many more hours were lent to this project by her daughter and editor, Fredda.< Less
The Story of Sarah By Sarah Chodrow
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Come join in the incomparable journey of the author, Sarah Chodrow, from New York 's Lower East Side to pre-State Israel, to Brooklyn and Queens. Come meet Sarah's closely-knit family that shared... More > her home and her heart: Her mother, Fanny, her father, Abraham, her sisters Ida and Flora and her brothers Ben and Charlie, her husband, Solly (Charlie) and her daughter, Fredda. Along the way there were joys, sorrows, weddings and funerals. Sarah, the youngest child, bears witness to a generation in the life of a proud Eastern European Jewish family. As her family gradually passed on, Sarah alone carried with her all the stories of her generation. So many stories left untold - until today. This book is the product of many hours spent behind an ordinary typewriter by Sarah. Many more hours were lent to this project by her daughter and editor, Fredda.< Less
A Humble Jumble of Stories By Ron Hoppmann
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Ron Hoppmann was born on Madison’s east side in 1934. He attended Marquette Elementary School and East High School. He spent three years on active duty in the Marine Corps, attended college in... More > Colorado, and owned Bor & Stol Furniture in Madison. Hoppmann is a father of three and grandfather of nine. As the winner of Madison Magazine’s 2012 Memoir Contest, several of these stories appeared in the March 2013 issue of Madison Magazine. Ron can often be found swapping stories at C’s Diner or the Hubbard Avenue Diner in Middleton.< Less
Soldiers Three and Other Stories By Rudyard Kipling
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This 1899 collection of short stories concerns the soldiers Learoyd, Mulvaney and Ortheris, who had also appeared previously in the collection Plain Tales from the Hills. The Soldiers Three and... More > other stories, consists of three sections which each had previously received separate publication in 1888; Learoyd, Mulvaney and Ortheris appear only in the first section, which is also titled Soldiers Three. The books reveal a side of the British Tommy in Afghanistan rarely seen in the Twilight of the British Empire. The soldiers comment on their betters, act the fool, but cut straight to the rawness of war in the mid-east as the British began to loosen their Imperial hold.< Less
The Great Big Glasgow South Story Book 2011 By Glasgow South
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Formed from the Entries of the Great Big Glasgow South Creative Writing Competition via the community website www.glasgow-south.co.uk by local children aged from 6-16. Read about the adventures of... More > Captain Skunkbeard and the Magic Trident or the Battle of the Rotten Vegetables or the plight of the Tiger, excellent stories by talented young authors from the South Side of Glasgow and East Renfrewshire.< Less