The Scarlet Letter Was The Letter
In 2003, Pat Tillman, serving in the US Army, hastily wrote a "just in case" letter to his wife, Marie. When he returned on leave before his departure to Afghanistan, he placed the letter on top of their bedroom dresser. For months it sat there, sealed and ever-present, like a black hole through which Marie knew her stable life would be pulled if she...
Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
published : 2012
So begins the passionate letter Cassie Armstrong finds hidden among her grandmother's quilting supplies. It's signed with the mysterious initials F.B. and Cassie has no idea who that is. It's certainly not her grandfather, Henry, a man more comfortable with actions than with words. Learning that her grandmother, whom she's always seen as somewhat...
Publisher : Harlequin
published : 2007
The #1 EBook Bestseller. Every so often a love story comes along to remind us that sometimes, in our darkest hour, hope shines a candle to light our way. Discover THE LETTER by Kathryn Hughes, the Number One bestseller that has captured thousands of hearts worldwide. 'A wonderful, uplifting story' Lesley Pearse And if you love THE LETTER, you...
Publisher : Headline
published : 2015
In the puritanical Boston of the 17th Century, a woman gives birth after committing adultery. That woman, Hester Prynne, choses to create a new life for herself in the face of adversity rather than succumb to what is expected of her. She will not name the father. Her decision opens up the tension between religious life and the true grace of God, and...
Publisher : The Floating Press
published : 2008
Enriched Classics offer readers accessible editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and commentary. Each book includes educational tools alongside the text, enabling students and readers alike to gain a deeper and more developed understanding of the writer and their work. Set two centuries before Hawthorne?s own time, The...
Publisher : Pocket Books
published : 2004
In the CliffsComplete guides, the novel's complete text and a glossary appear side-by-side with coordinating numbered lines to help you understand unusual words and phrasing. You'll also find all the commentary and resources of a standard CliffsNotes for Literature. CliffsComplete The Scarlet Letter is a novel of betrayal and trials. Hester Prynne...
Publisher : Wiley
published : 2004
In The Scarlet Letter , Nathaniel Hawthorne takes readers back to the puritan days of the American colonies, into a society as unforgiving as its harsh New England winters. The story of Hester Prynne, who bears a scarlet A? upon her breast as a symbol of her adultery, and that of her pious lover who atones in tormented silence, is one that has captivated...
Publisher : Thunder Bay Press
published : 2014
This tragic novel of sin and redemption is Hawthorne's masterpiece of American fiction. An ardent young woman, her cowardly lover, and her aging vengeful husband?these are the central characters in this stark drama of the conflict between passion and convention in the harsh world of seventeenth-century Boston. Tremendously moving and rich in psychological...
Publisher : Penguin Publishing Group
published : 2009
Timeless Classics--designed for the struggling reader and adapted to retain the integrity of the original classic. These classics will grab a student's attention from the first page. Included are eight pages of end-of-book activities to enhance the reading experience.Hester Prynne must be punished. Why won't she name her baby's father? The vengeful...
Publisher : Saddleback Educational Publishing
published : 2011