October Sky Movie
Mercia Murray is a woman of fifty-two years who has been left.? Abandoned by her partner in Scotland, where she has been living for twenty-five years, Mercia returns to her homeland of South Africa to find her family overwhelmed by alcoholism and secrets. Poised between her life in Scotland and her life in South Africa, she recollects the past with...
Publisher : The New Press
published : 2014
Take your bread and sandwich-making to the next level. Margaux Sky, whose Art Café and Bakery in San Luis Obispo has drawn major media attention for her wonderful fare, now shares the secrets of her success. Beginning with basic white, wheat, and sweet bread dough, Sky shows you how to make the best breads and sandwiches in America.
Publisher : Thomas Nelson
published : 2006
Acclaimed fantasy author China MiÃ©ville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside down The renowned fantasy and science fiction writer China MiÃ©ville has long been inspired by the ideals of the Russian Revolution and here, on the centenary of the revolution, he provides his own distinctive take on its history. In February 1917, in the...
Publisher : Verso Books
published : 2017
One of the New York Times ' 100 Notable Books of 2015 One of Financial Times ' Books of the Year, 2015 A New York Times Editors' Choice A New Statesman [UK] Essential Book of the Year 2015 A Times [UK] Book of the Year 2015 Shortlisted for the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for Nonfiction Shortlisted for the 2016 Orwell Prize When...
Publisher : PublicAffairs
published : 2015
The National Road is a comprehensive history of the first federally financed interstate highway, an approximately 600-mile span that joined Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois in the nineteenth century. This book covers the road's contribution to the cultural, economic, and administrative history of the United States,...
Publisher : University of Delaware Press
published : 2011
#1 National Bestseller From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era?s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world. With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa and Asia to meet...
Publisher : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
published : 2009
#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts surpasses herself once again, with a novel as sweeping and extraordinary as the Montana sky itself? Â When Jack Mercy died, he left behind a ranch worth nearly twenty million dollars. Now his three daughters?each born of a different mother, and each unknown by the others?are gathered to hear...
Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
published : 1997
In The Sky-Liners, Louis L?Amour introduces Flagan and Galloway Sackett, heading west from Tennessee to seek their fortunes. That?s when they came across an old Irish trader who offered them two fine horses if they would agree to escort his granddaughter, Judith, to her father in Colorado. Flagan saw nothing but trouble in the fiery young woman, but...
Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
published : 2003
?Lee has an intense brand of storytelling?.[He?s] the real deal.? Â Steve Berry, New York Times bestselling author of The Jefferson Key Patrick Lee?s extraordinary Breach trilogy comes to an explosive and breathtaking conclusion with Deep Sky ?as Travis Chase of the ultra-secret government agency Tangent finally comes face to face with the decision...
Publisher : HarperCollins
published : 2011
In her new book about the men who were instrumental in establishing the Rome of the Emperors, Colleen McCullough tells the story of a famous love affair and a man whose sheer ability could lead to only one end -- assassination. As The October Horse begins, Gaius Julius Caesar is at the height of his stupendous career. When he becomes embroiled...
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
published : 2002