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The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea By Christopher Meeks
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Love, death, humor, and the glue called family are the elements of this sometimes intense, often funny collection of short stories. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection,... More > Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better." In one narrative, a man wakes up one morning to find the odor of dead fish won’t go away, but no one else can smell it. In another, a couple’s visit with friends to watch the Academy Awards has the protagonist envying his friends’ lawn and lifestyle. In these and eleven other stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit.< Less
The Middle-Aged Man and the Sea By Christopher Meeks
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Love, death, humor, and the glue called family are the elements of this sometimes intense, often funny collection of short stories. As novelist David Scott Milton explains, "In this collection,... More > Christopher Meeks examines the small heartbreaks of quiet despair that are so much a part of all our lives. He does it in language that is resonant, poetic, and precise.... If you like Raymond Carver, you'll love Meeks. He may be as good--or better." In one narrative, a man wakes up one morning to find the odor of dead fish won’t go away, but no one else can smell it. In another, a couple’s visit with friends to watch the Academy Awards has the protagonist envying his friends’ lawn and lifestyle. In these and eleven other stories, Christopher Meeks balances tragedy and wit.< Less
In the Middle of the Line By Baruch Talbott & Debby Coughlan
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Told from a teenager's point of view, this is the inspiring story of Baruch Talbott, a young orphan who grew up in the crosshairs of the Second Liberian Civil War near the turn of the 21st century. ... More > The fast-paced book is arranged in short chapters that capture pivotal moments in Talbott's life, including unspeakable terror that tested his courage and resolve. His challenges continued after he moved to America at the age of nine. Reminiscent of his African heritage, Talbott recited his memories aloud and Debby Coughlan brought them to life with her written interpretation. The heartwarming, sincere account will inspire readers of all ages.< Less
In the Middle of the Line By Baruch Talbott & Debby Coughlan
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Told from a teenager's point of view, this is the inspiring story of Baruch Talbott, a young orphan who grew up in the crosshairs of the Second Liberian Civil War near the turn of the 21st century.... More > The fast-paced book is arranged in short chapters that capture pivotal moments in Talbott's life, including unspeakable terror that tested his courage and resolve. His challenges continued after he moved to America at the age of nine. Reminiscent of his African heritage, Talbott recited his memories aloud and Debby Coughlan brought them to life with her written interpretation. The heartwarming, sincere account will inspire readers of all ages.< Less
Germany in the Early Middle Ages: 476 – 1250 – The History and Lives of the Frankish and Teutonic Kings (Hardcover) By William Stubbs
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This history of Germany in the Dark Ages and Medieval eras chronicles the birth and progress of the nation through a series of short biographies of Frankish and Teutonic kings. The area which spans... More > modern Germany is the author's main concern, with foreign policy and events outside this geography mentioned only sparingly. We are led through centuries of development beginning with the collapse of the Western Roman Empire and the subsequent rise of the Frankish people. Most notably under King Charlemagne, the Franks restored order to the continent and began to organize their territories in a manner that would eventually result in feudalism. This process of social, economic and organizational change is charted through a long line of kings who ruled during and after the Frankish Empire. Their most noteworthy accomplishments, and their costliest flaws, are chronicled in a manner which strives to be even-handed.< Less
Germany in the Early Middle Ages: 476 – 1250 – The History and Lives of the Frankish and Teutonic Kings By William Stubbs
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This history of Germany in the Dark Ages and Medieval eras chronicles the birth and progress of the nation through a series of short biographies of Frankish and Teutonic kings. The area which spans... More > modern Germany is the author's main concern, with foreign policy and events outside this geography mentioned only sparingly. We are led through centuries of development beginning with the collapse of the Western Roman Empire and the subsequent rise of the Frankish people. Most notably under King Charlemagne, the Franks restored order to the continent and began to organize their territories in a manner that would eventually result in feudalism. This process of social, economic and organizational change is charted through a long line of kings who ruled during and after the Frankish Empire. Their most noteworthy accomplishments, and their costliest flaws, are chronicled in a manner which strives to be even-handed.< Less
The Collected Papers of the Pen & Paper Club - Oliver Middle By A Novel Idea
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ABOUT A NOVEL IDEA A Novel Idea’s mission is to inspire creativity, empower the inner writer, and provide a safe haven for participants of all ages to experiment with, share, and develop... More > their writing. In our before and after school clubs, students play with many forms of writing including the sestina, short story, haiku, limerick, vignette, and news feature. ANI is committed to bringing out the wordsmith in every kiddo, no matter their age or experience with writing. To get seriously inspired, look us up online at www.anovelideanashville.com. ABOUT THIS BOOK This book is an awesome collaboration of creative minds. In these pages you’ll find the playful musings of young writers discovering and perfecting their craft in the Pen and Paper Club. For an entire semester, these wordy birds wrote with abandon, cheered their club members with exuberance, and kicked out their inner editors. These kids have guts. Turn these pages and catch a glimpse of their journey!< Less
THREE: Short Stort Collection By Rod Martinez
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THRE3: A Collection of three spellbinding short stories by Rod Martinez: DANGERSTREET: 15 year old Jon Torres discovers the fine line between reality and fantasy in a computer game he's... More > created...with gastly results. MR. MOORE: A young child thinks back of his relationship with Mr. Moore, a friend in the neighborhood, who has just passed away. THE SECRET PLACE: Ten year old Andy Meeks struggles to find the Secret Place, a place he'd learned from his grandfather with a man who heals with mystical powers... he runs against time as he tries to save his grandfather from a slow painful death.< Less
A Short History of Spain By Mary Platt Parmele
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The history of Spain dates back to the Early Middle Ages. In 1516, Habsburg Spain unified a number of disparate predecessor kingdoms; its modern form of a constitutional monarchy was introduced in... More > 1813, and the current democratic constitution dates to 1978. After the completion of the Reconquista, the kingdoms of Spain were united under Habsburg rule in 1516. At the same time, the Spanish Empire began to expand to the New World across the ocean, marking the beginning of the Golden Age of Spain, during which, from the early 1500s to the 1650s, Habsburg Spain was among the most powerful states in Europe. Written in an engaging style, Mary Parmele’s concise study A Short History of Spain introduces readers to the key themes that have shaped modern Spain.< Less
F. Schiller: The Short Stories By Frederick Schiller & Jean-Marc Rakotolahy, translator
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“Lost honour”: This short story by Friedrich Schiller has made his fame as a sensitive and humanist writer. It tells about the progressive descent to hell of a landlord’s... More > unfortunate son, his enrolment into a secret group and finally, his emancipation from a life of crimes. “A walk under the lime trees”: Two young men who have recently known their destinies are discussing about some truths they have been made aware of about the world. The first one has fully accepted his destiny and sees the future brightly, the other is still full of thoughts about the whole process. In “A remarkable feminine revenge”, a middle aged woman is abandoned by her younger lover and sets up a subtle and devastating plot to avenge her humiliation. In these novels as well as in the other essays, F. Schiller positions himself as the writer of destinies: he combines the beautiful with the tragic and makes of each of his narration an incredibly moving assembly of actions and feelings to our most intimate delight.< Less

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