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The General Fiction category contains non-genre specific fiction, including literary, short story, and mainstream. This author quickly connects us with Nick, the main character interning at the local clinic.
Each outing is so well described that the tension can be sensed as delivery comes to light in one of the most dangerous communities in history.
All of this plays out, while we question every step Nick makes with each challenge he has to face on the night Chicago shuts down.
Your eyes may misted over several times during the reading, as you come to care for the characters. The descriptions allows bring forth the smells, voices, and tastes of this South Vietnamese city. Knowing what ultimately happened, makes this a stolid and bracing read, but it is a period of American history of which all should be aware.
A controlling and discipline-obsessed father's son defiantly commits an act of violence against nature that shows the fissures between them. A resort town local is paid to take a typical east coast big shot fly fishing whose childish temper tantrums cause the local to "break.
The writer evidences skill at weaving language and plot together that possesses a musicality and dramatic tension that is distinctly male.
The language is rich, evocative, and full of sonorous pleasure. The emotional landscape of the male psyche is here given a fearless exposure that illuminates its unique vistas in an original and valuable way. Amah and the Silk-Winged Pigeons, Jocelyn Cullity, Inanna Publications - The elegant tapestry of the book, based on tragic events of in India, sweeps us into sensory experiences of Lucknow—just before the horrific takeover by the English East Indian Company.
Amah, an Ethiopian female military guard protecting the royal family, observes the invasion. The pigeons are symbolic of the end of an era.
As the royals retreat, Amah sees among the debris an aviary of golden-green, silk-winged pigeons The birds are quietly dying. Too weak, the pigeons do not startle. They do not move their black eyes. None of them try to fly. The author's research includes family history from five generations living in Indiaand a diary from a great-great-great-aunt who was among the English living in Lucknow during this Afro-Indian resistance.
The prose is poetic and unforgettable. Settings include war-torn and third world countries with characters striving for meaning in the worst of circumstances.
Those set in America are caught between its modern shallowness and the experience of other-world suffering. Young people don't understand the trials their parents survived but find their own resolution. Characters face large and complex issues yet every story has its own form of hope.
From a girl raised in America facing life in a Muslim country, to a beauty queen caught and disfigured in a terrorist bomb, each story is written with the honest human reactions of anger and disappointment, yet are filled with compassion. Narratives are lyrical and fetching, and characters are flawed and engaging.
The stories enter dark places yet find hope. The writing is often subdued but with stunning metaphors that expose the deeper subtext which lingers long after reading. The novel relates the tough process of recovery from cancer, misbelief in God, disbelief in God, alienation in marriage, and doubt.
Perhaps the biggest battle faced by Maddie Brees is the need to be healed from a perverse self-centeredness. The superb writing conveys present and pass with compelling images, beautiful words, and a lovely and relentless pace, even while skillfully confronting questions that belong in a theology class.
The result is a story of wonderful characters who act so human in overcoming the pitfalls of life, love, and belief without the blatant miracle. She records every one of his words and embeds them in a computer virus. Except she has only captured one version of her father.
He is a different person with her brother and yet another person with her mother. Soon she is recording every possible moment, even the most private ones, to capture him before she must let him go.
The deeply felt stories in this collection explore the ever-present shadow of history in a complex world of relationships among friends, lovers, and families. At turning points such as the collapse of a marriage or the departure of a child to college, the protagonists—most often urban, middle-aged Jewish women—struggle to overcome the gaps of generation, religion, tradition, ethnicity, and gender that separate people as they cope with failures of love and the loss of loved ones.
Fulfilling the debts owed between parents and children and finding meaning in the past and the present are unifying themes of these rich and memorable stories. The events of her life gave her an opportunity to voice her innermost insights about death, dislocation, holidays, growing up, and every day life.J ERIC COOK is an actor, writer and producer.
He has written four full-length plays, workshopped with LAByrinth Theater Company, and a one-man show J. Eric Cook's Vagina Project in honor of Women's History Month. Mr.
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Publications of Robert A. Freitas Jr.. Peer-Reviewed Papers, Patents, and . Eric Garner was a Black man who was killed by the New York police July This sample political essay explores the death of Eric Garner..
It begins with a description of the event itself followed by the repercussions that the event has had in the United States over the course of the last few months.5/5(3).
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Today’s post is a fascinating article by Karen Harris and Lori Caskey-Sigety, co-authors of ‘The Medieval Vagina:An Historical and Hysterical Look at All Things Vaginal During the Middle Ages.’ Karen Harris is a college instructor by day and a writer by night.