Pierre et Jean is a naturalist or psycho-realist work written by Guy de Maupassant in Étretat in his native Normandy between June and September 1887 . This was Maupassant’s shortest... More > novel. It appeared in three instalments in the Nouvelle Revue and then in volume form in 1888, together with the essay “Le Roman”. Pierre et Jean is a realist work, notably so by the subjects on which it treats, including knowledge of one's heredity, the bourgeoisie, and the problems stemming from money.< Less
Cactus Pete hired me to do a job—a secret sort of job for good eatin' and two bits a day, he promised. It didn't sound too bad, at first. Then he brought out this black, smelly beast he called... More > a burro. Pierre and I took an instant dislike to each other, but we came to an uneasy understanding.
Later on, out in the desert when strange things began to happen, I'd be glad I had made the acquaintance of smelly old Pierre.< Less
A bilingual children's book about Paris. The story is about an English girl, Poppy, who comes to visit her French cousin, Pierre, in Paris. Throughout the book, the two children discover lots of... More > important monuments around Paris. Each part of the book is written in both French and English, with some words highlighted to make it easy to pick them out in the other language. There are also several words on each page associated with pictures to help children learn key vocabulary. ****** Un livre bilingue pour enfants sur Paris. L’histoire est celle d’une fille anglaise, Poppy, qui vient render visite à son cousin français, Pierre, à Paris. Tout au long du livre, les deux enfants découvrent beaucoup de monuments importants dans Paris. Chaque partie de l’histoire est écrite en français ainsi qu’en anglais, avec quelques mots surlignés pour les repérer facilement dans l’autre langue. Il y a aussi plusieurs mots sur chaque page associés avec des images pour aider les enfants à apprendre le vocabulaire clé.< Less
This collection of twelve tunes from various artists showcases the diversity of styles possible within DADGAD tuning. The artists included are James Earp, Laurence Juber, Doug Smith, Bill Mize, David... More > Surette, Eileen Niehouse, Brook Williams, Peppino D' Agostino, Adrian Legg, Phil Keaggy, and Pete Huttlinger, in addition to Bensusan own contribution. In the text, Bensusan relates how he developed his musical identity in the DADGAD tuning, and each artist shares reflections on his or her contributed piece. A biographical sketch is also included for each artist.< Less
Pierre Valcour Miller is a pioneer of southwest Louisiana. This book contains his descendents, and the history of other families who married into this Miller family. More information may be viewed at... More > www.FamilyAtLouisiana.com.< Less
An opera singer. A musician. A cop. A composer. A mysterious young widow. They all come together under the roof of a sad blue house in the last remaining French possession in North America:... More > Saint-Pierre et Miquelon.
"The Widow of Saint-Pierre" is the grown-up sequel to "The Tragical Tale of Aelianus."< Less