Search Results: 'kidnapping'

Search

×
×
×
×
3,500 results for "kidnapping"
Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated and Appendix, with Introduction) By Solomon Northup
eBook (ePub): $3.99
Twelve Years a Slave (Illustrated and Appendix, with Introduction): Narrative of Solomon Northup. Now a major motion picture, directed by Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael... More > Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch, Paul Dano, Paul Giamatti, Lupita Nyong’o, Sarah Paulson, Brad Pitt, Alfre Woodard, and Quvenzhané Wallis, has been nominated for nine Academy Awards. About Northup: Solomon Northup was a free-born African American from New York. In 1841 he was kidnapped by slave-traders, having been enticed with a job offer as a violinist. When he accompanied his supposed employers to Washington, DC, they drugged him and sold him as a slave. He was shipped to New Orleans where he was sold to a plantation owner in Louisiana. He was held in the Red River region of Louisiana by several different owners for 12 years. He made repeated attempts to escape and get messages out of the plantation. Eventually he got news to his family. He regained his freedom in January 1853 and returned to his family in New York.< Less
Quick Silver (6th edition, discount) By Derek Mathias
Paperback: $6.95
Prints in 3-5 business days
What does a reformed cat burglar do when he has only months left to live? Sylvester “Silver” Larcini tests his skills one last time, pulling off the caper of his life by robbing the... More > mansion of the secretive Sherman Lord. Unfortunately, Lord controls police forces, military forces...and supernatural forces. In retaliation, he kidnaps Silver’s wife and unleashes a worldwide manhunt against him. Silver’s only hope is Morrigaine, an eccentric woman who appears in his home and claims to be a sorceress. She promises to help him rescue his wife if he helps her complete her murdered father’s quest to restore magic to the world. Despite his skepticism that magic exists, and despite her doubts that high technology isn't some form of magic, they form an unlikely partnership...and soon learn how much they need each other’s unique talents in order to face the technological and supernatural forces Lord arrays against them. Free audiobook at podiobooks.com. Kindle version at amazon.com.< Less
Ozwald & the Animal Spirits II By Michael White
eBook (ePub): $2.84
Ozwald escapes from the ASYLUM again. Now all he wants to do is return to his Voudon family he kidnapped from. Now this should be an easy chore except he finds out he has some major roadblocks to get... More > around. He’s got a few groups that know he was with the African Queen before she disappeared. She’s believed to be the only person in the world that knows about the Reincarnation. And he’s supposed to know where she is. The second obstacle is that he has to cross the prairies but there’s a War going on between the Northern Natives and the Southern Indians. Last of all our tribe consist of a formidable band of Animal Spirits but more warriors were needed. So Ozwald was forced to enlist an unwilling village of Bitches to help him. These Bitches were comprised of Bull Bitches; Fag Bitches; Lezy Bitches; Butch Bitches; the older Queen Bitches and the Straight Bitches. And the last little problem was ever tribe had fucking Shamans and Spirits with no appreciation for human life.< Less
A Child's Garden of Verses By Robert Louis Stevenson
Paperback: List Price: $7.39 $3.70 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3... More > December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Louis_Stevenson< Less
A Child's Garden of Verses By Robert Louis Stevenson
Paperback: List Price: $7.45 $3.73 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3... More > December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Louis_Stevenson< Less
Robert Louis Stevenson By Margaret Moyes Black
Paperback: List Price: $7.70 $3.85 | You Save: 50%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange... More > Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Louis_Stevenson Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Our Ancestral Namesakes By Glenn Littrell
Paperback: $60.00
Prints in 3-5 business days
42 Generations from Duke Marocomir the Sixth (404 AD) to Sir Hugh Luttrell (1521) the Great-Great-Grandson of King Edward the First, King of England, Duchess Anne Luttrell sister-in-law of King... More > George the Third, 300 years of alliance to the House of Lancaster, from King John the First and the Magna Charta to King Henry the Seventh and the War of the Roses...Southcote the Lunatic, Edward the Rascal, Robert the Canon of St. Patrick, Henry the Traitor, the kidnapping of Elizabeth! …Captains, Knights, Barons, Colonels, Generals, and an Earl… English, Australian, and Irish Branches…Over 12 portraits of Ancestors, Dunster Castle, 18 Coat of Arms (14 in color) and a chapter on their use and significance…A chapter on the history of last names as it applies to our name, from Loutre to Littrell…A chapter on our possible connection to the different branches and the nature of our kinship. 200 pages11 Chapters and addendums, over 150 footnotes, glossary, and bibliography.< Less
12 Years a Slave - Narrative of Solomon Northup By Solomon Northup
eBook (ePub): $3.78
COMPLETE and UNCUT Original Version - Twelve Years a Slave is an 1853 memoir and slave narrative by American Solomon Northup as told to and edited by David Wilson. Northup, a black man who was born... More > free in New York state, details his being tricked to go to Washington, D.C., where he was kidnapped and sold into slavery in the Deep South. After having been kept in bondage for 12 years in Louisiana by various masters, Northup was able to write to friends and family in New York, who in turn secured his release with the aid of the state. Northup's account provides extensive details on the slave markets in Washington, D.C. and New Orleans, and describes at length cotton and sugar cultivation and slave treatment on major plantations in Louisiana. The work was published eight years before the Civil War by Derby & Miller of Auburn, New York, soon after Harriet Beecher Stowe's best-selling novel about slavery, Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852)< Less
What Didn't Kill Me By Kristen Brown
eBook (PDF): $0.00
How can you have a bright, happy future with one foot stuck in the mire of such a dark, unhappy past? You find any way to over-come, reconcile, forgive, let go of the pain, and help others do the... More > same. Feel the raw emotion of what it's like to survive and deal with child abuse, alcoholism, rape, adoption, Autism, Asperger's syndrome, poverty, depression, abandonment, loss, suicide, armed robbery, mental illness, over-coming irrational fears, road rage, PTSD, chronic pain, unrequited love, social disorders, sexual assault, kidnapping and more. In this book you will come to understand, that no matter what you have been though in life, you always have something to be grateful for, hard times build character and reveal a strength you might not have known you had. Learn how to stop being a victim, and start being a survivor. If you know anyone this book might benefit, I implore you to please reach out to them and share it.< Less
The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 16 By Robert Louis Stevenson
Paperback: List Price: $11.85 $7.11 | You Save: 40%
Prints in 3-5 business days
Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3... More > December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Louis_Stevenson< Less

Top 10

see more >
 
1
B Inspired B Inspired By Brandon Warren
Paperback: $15.99
 
 
3
Full Count Ministries Romans Journal Full Count Ministries... By Carter Reese et al.
Paperback: $8.44