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Author : John McIlveen
Genre : Fiction
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In a suburb on Boston’s North Shore, a catatonic little girl is found behind a dumpster. She is a mystery. As Social Worker Debbie Gillan pieces together the puzzle of the child's identity, she discovers the child had disappeared two years earlier along with a twin sister. She also discovers HANNAHWHERE, an alternate world that is both a haven and a prison.... Life altering trauma becomes the key to unraveling the truth about the children, about Hannahwhere...and about Debbie herself. Truths that could either save them or destroy them all. “HANNAHWHERE is a revelation. This constantly surprising novel has some very dark moments, but John McIlveen's clean, clear prose carries you through them and back into the light of the good, decent people who fuel this story with their desperate efforts to do the right thing. Hannah herself is a joy. If she were up for adoption, I'd be the first in line.” -- F. Paul Wilson, New York Times bestselling author of COLD CITY “HANNAHWHERE by John McIlveen is everything a book should be--filled with unforgettable characters, fast-paced, and a page-turner. I loved it!” -- Heather Graham, New York Times bestselling author of LET THE DEAD SLEEP "From the very first line of HANNAHWHERE, you know you're in good hands. John McIlveen raises a compelling new voice with a story that is at once playful and frightening, thrilling and heartbreaking. Highly recommended." -- Jonathan Maberry, New York TImes bestselling author of ROT & RUIN and FIRE & ASH. "John McIlveen's HANNAHWHERE is a thrilling, emotionally complex paranormal mystery. The little girls at the center of the story will touch your heart and unsettle you, all at the same time. A wonderful first novel from an exciting new voice in genre fiction." -- Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of SNOWBLIND "Love it, love it, LOVE IT!" -- Rick Hautala, bestselling author of THE DEMON'S WIFE

Postcolonial Plays

Author : Helen Gilbert
ISBN : 9781136218170
Genre : Performing Arts
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This collection of contemporary postcolonial plays demonstrates the extraordinary vitality of a body of work that is currently influencing the shape of contemporary world theatre. This anthology encompasses both internationally admired 'classics' and previously unpublished texts, all dealing with imperialism and its aftermath. It includes work from Canada, the Carribean, South and West Africa, Southeast Asia, India, New Zealand and Australia. A general introduction outlines major themes in postcolonial plays. Introductions to individual plays include information on authors as well as overviews of cultural contexts, major ideas and performance history. Dramaturgical techniques in the plays draw on Western theatre as well as local performance traditions and include agit-prop dialogue, musical routines, storytelling, ritual incantation, epic narration, dance, multimedia presentation and puppetry. The plays dramatize diverse issues, such as: *globalization * political corruption * race and class relations *slavery *gender and sexuality *media representation *nationalism

The Legend Of The Great One Slayer Of Darkness

Author : Merv Simmons
ISBN : 9781304656995
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The Deadly Series Boxed Set

Author : Jaycee Clark
ISBN : 9781937349806
Genre : Fiction
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“Ms. Clark . . . has you sitting on the edge of your seat, reading furiously to find out what happens next. The suspense resonates throughout . . . This is an exciting, breathtaking ride.” —Love Romances There are few men as sexy and charming as Jaycee Clark’s Kinncaid brothers, and readers will be thrilled to find them all in one great place. Each of their heart-pounding stories is told in this five-book collection, including Deadly Shadows, Deadly Ties, Deadly Obsession, Deadly Games, and Deadly Secrets. “Deadly Shadows is a well-written, riveting tale filled with fascinating characters and an engaging storyline.” —Romance Reviews Today “Deadly Ties . . . blends suspense, romance, and danger into a thrilling story.” —Romance Reviews Today “Deadly Obsession is the third book in the Deadly series and is an absolute must-read!” —Fallen Angel Reviews “[Deadly Games] is a suspenseful, action-packed, and thrilling story that kept me on the edge of my seat. Another excellent romantic suspense from Jaycee Clark.” —Joyfully Reviewed “Jaycee Clark’s Kinncaid Brothers series is hot hot hot and [Deadly Secrets] is no exception.” —Goodreads *** This boxed set includes a sneak peek at the story that started it all, Deadly Beginnings! ***

Reader Response In Secondary And College Classrooms

Author : Nicholas J. Karolides
ISBN : 9781136608018
Genre : Education
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This text, based on Louise M. Rosenblatt's transactional model of literature, focuses on the application of transactional reader-response theory in the classroom. It grows from frequent requests from secondary school and college teachers for teaching suggestions on how to put theory into practice. This is not a "What should I do on Monday?" cookbook, but an expression of the practice of theory in college and secondary school classrooms. The chapters portray a spectrum of strategies--including biopoems, expressive and imaginative writing, journal writing, readers' theater, role playing, and unsent letters--using as examples individual works from several genres. Recognizing that teachers who may have been trained in other theories and methodologies may be hesitant about their quite different role and expectations in the reader-centered classroom, the authors provide stepping stones to develop readiness and confidence, suggestions, and insights to ease the transition to the transactional model of teaching and learning. Pedagogical features: * An explanatory introduction to each section defines its orientation and describes the content and direction of the chapters it contains. * Invitations elicit engagement of readers with concepts, attitudes, or strategies presented in the chapters; they invite readers, as individuals or members of a small group, to consider ideas or to practice a strategy, among other activities, in order to enhance understandings. * A glossary defines key concepts and strategies discussed in the text. * A bibliography provides an extensive list of resources--books and journal articles--both theoretical and applied. New in the second edition: * Six new chapters--three deal with the roles of film-as-literature in the English classroom, and three with enhancing multicultural understandings. * Updates and revisions to several chapters that appeared in the first edition. * Invitations, new in this edition, have been added to focus and expand readers' thinking.

A Girl A Boy And A Monster Cat

Author : Gail Gauthier
ISBN : 9781101126998
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Sam’s house would have been the perfect place for Brandon to go after school. The big-screen TV is on all the time, and Sam is a boy. Instead, Brandon’s mom sends him to Hannah’s, where he is forced to play imaginary games in which Hannah is always the hero. Even the cat, Buttercup, gets more exciting roles than Brandon. Then a new neighbor moves in with a tiny dog who is actually quite fierce. He gives Hannah lots of material for games, but when Buttercup defends her territory with some malicious tactics, reality becomes much more exciting than fiction. With humor perfect for 2nd and 3rd graders, Gail is certain to win over this younger audience.

The Seeds Of Nightmares

Author : Tony Tremblay
Genre : Fiction
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The Seeds of Nightmares is the first collection of short fiction by horror and genre author Tony Tremblay, under his own name. This collection includes many of his published stories (under the pseudonym, T. T. Zuma), as well as the novellette, The Strange Saga of Mattie Dyer, published here for the first time. The thirteen tales in The Seeds of Nightmares run a gambit of genres from terrifying horror, atmospheric noir, to the blackest (and bloody) dark humor. From the introduction by acclaimed author, John McIlveen (Hannahwhere, Inflictions): In THE SEEDS OF NIGHTMARES, Tony offers us a smorgasbord – a feast of emotions and genres that cover the spectrum. Take his opening offering for example, the nasty little novelette The Strange Saga of Mattie Dyer, a darkly humorous, Lovecraftian, western, tale of vengeance (yes, you read that right). Wrought with unsavory and despicable characters—a thwarted woman, a vile creature, redneck gold-diggers, and Indians—it’s a virtual Pandora’s Box and a hell of a first run…. There will be twists, bumps, a little blood, and possibly a few tears, but you’re tough…you can take it. So have a seat, strap in, and enjoy the ride! Stories in this collection include: The Strange Saga of Mattie Dyer The Old Man The Burial Board Something New Stardust The Soldier’s Wife Tsunami The Black Dress Chiyoung and Dongsun’s Song Husband of Kellie An Alabama Christmas The Pawnshop The Visitors

Miss Fischer S Jewels

Author : Jenny Alexander
ISBN : 0241135249
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Miss Fischer wants to solve Hannah's problems by giving her a valuable brooch, but before she can tell Hannah where she has hidden her present, Miss Fischer dies. Now what can she do? Come back as a ghost? The trouble is, haunting is not as easy as it seems. Suggested level: primary.

The Theatre Of Tennessee Williams Sweet Bird Of Youth Period Of Adjustment The Night Of The Iguana

Author : Tennessee Williams
ISBN : STANFORD:36105003805657
Genre : American drama
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Now available as a paperbook, Volume VIII adds to the series' four full-length plays written and produced during the last decade of Williams' life.


Author : David Lan
ISBN : UCAL:B3739035
Genre : Drama
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