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From The Iron House

Author : Deena Rymhs
ISBN : 9781771120579
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In From the Iron House: Imprisonment in First Nations Writing, Deena Rymhs identifies continuities between the residential school and the prison, offering ways of reading “the carceral”—that is, the different ways that incarceration is constituted and articulated in contemporary Aboriginal literature. Addressing the work of writers like Tomson Highway and Basil Johnston along with that of lesser-known authors writing in prison serials and underground publications, this book emphasizes the literary and political strategies these authors use to resist the containment of their institutions. The first part of the book considers a diverse sample of writing from prison serials, prisoners’ anthologies, and individual autobiographies, including Stolen Life by Rudy Wiebe and Yvonne Johnson, to show how these works serve as second hearings for their authors—an opportunity to respond to the law’s authority over their personal and public identities while making a plea to a wider audience. The second part looks at residential school narratives and shows how the authors construct identities for themselves in ways that defy the institution’s control. The interactions between these two bodies of writing—residential school accounts and prison narratives—invite recognition of the ways that guilt is colonially constructed and how these authors use their writing to distance themselves from that guilt. Offering new ways of reading Native writing, From the Iron House is a pioneering study of prison literature in Canada and situates its readings within international criticism of prison writing. Contributing to genre studies and theoretical understandings of life writing, and covering a variety of social topics, this work will be relevant to readers interested in indigenous studies, Canadian cultural studies, postcolonial studies, auto/biography studies, law, and public policy.

Iron House

Author : John Hart
ISBN : 1429990317
Genre : Fiction
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An old man is dying. When the old man is dead they will come for him. And they will come for her, to make him hurt. John Hart has written three New York Times bestsellers and won an unprecedented two back-to-back Edgar Awards. His books have been called "masterful" (Jeffery Deaver) and "gripping" (People) with "Grisham-style intrigue and Turow-style brooding" (The New York Times). Now he delivers his fourth novel—a gut-wrenching, heart-stopping thriller no reader will soon forget. HE WOULD GO TO HELL At the Iron Mountain Home for Boys, there was nothing but time. Time to burn and time to kill, time for two young orphans to learn that life isn't won without a fight. Julian survives only because his older brother, Michael, is fearless and fiercely protective. When tensions boil over and a boy is brutally killed, there is only one sacrifice left for Michael to make: He flees the orphanage and takes the blame with him. TO KEEP HER SAFE For two decades, Michael has been an enforcer in New York's world of organized crime, a prince of the streets so widely feared he rarely has to kill anymore. But the life he's fought to build unravels when he meets Elena, a beautiful innocent who teaches him the meaning and power of love. He wants a fresh start with her, the chance to start a family like the one he and Julian never had. But someone else is holding the strings. And escape is not that easy. . . . GO TO HELL, AND COME BACK BURNING The mob boss who gave Michael his blessing to begin anew is dying, and his son is intent on making Michael pay for his betrayal. Determined to protect the ones he loves, Michael spirits Elena—who knows nothing of his past crimes, or the peril he's laid at her door— back to North Carolina, to the place he was born and the brother he lost so long ago. There, he will encounter a whole new level of danger, a thicket of deceit and violence that leads inexorably to the one place he's been running from his whole life: Iron House. Now with an excerpt of John Hart's next book The Hush, available in February 2018.

Voices From The Iron House

Author : Leo Ou-fan Lee
ISBN : UVA:X001210161
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Beyond The Iron House

Author : Saiyin Sun
ISBN : 9781317207931
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Beyond the Iron House is a critical study of a crucial period of life and work of the modern Chinese writer Lu Xun. Through thorough research into historical materials and archives, the author demonstrates that Lu Xun was recognized in the literary field much later than has hitherto been argued. Neither the appearance of "Kuangren riji" (Diary of a madman) in 1918 nor the publication of Nahan (Outcry) in 1923 had catapulted the author into nationwide prominence; in comparison with his contemporaries, neither was his literary work as original and unique as many have claimed, nor were his thoughts and ideas as popular and influential as many have believed; like many other agents in the literary field, Lu Xun was actively involved in power struggles over what was at stake in the field; Lu Xun was later built into an iconic figure and the blind worship of him hindered a better and more authentic understanding of many other modern writers and intellectuals such as Gao Changhong and Zhou Zuoren, whose complex relationships with Lu Xun are fully explored and analysed in the book.

Iron House

Author : Jerome Washington
ISBN : UCSC:32106013034381
Genre : Social Science
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A series of vignettes depicting life behind bars in America's prisons offers a witness' view of a dehumanizing system

The Iron House

Author : Michael S. Duke
ISBN : UOM:39015018451537
Genre : History
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A firsthand account of the massacre in Tiananmen Square and the struggles of the Chinese democracy movement is accompanied by a guide to refugee and human rights organizations throughout the world

The Dragon And The Iron Horse

Author : Ralph William Huenemann
ISBN : 0674215354
Genre : Business & Economics
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'The first systematic economic analysis of China's prewar railway development ... provides significant contributions to the study of railroad economics ... includes a substantial case study in the field of 'imperialism' in which the effects of foreign investment in Chinese railroads are described and evaluated in great detail.' -Thomas G. Rawski

The Iron Horse

Author : Dawn Erin
ISBN : 9781463435622
Genre : Fiction
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The Iron Horse is a vivid and darkly comic tale about a girl growing up in gritty working-class New England. Horse-crazy Sunny Quinn spends her childhood toiling long hours in relentless pursuit of entry into the elite world of competitive Saddleseat Equitation. Her weight, her lack of money, her crushing shyness and her tyrannical stepfather all contribute to Sunny’s spectacular failure, with harrowing and far-reaching consequences. The story takes the reader on a wild ride through the depths of addiction, crime, sacrifice and suffering set against the backdrop of scorching first love. Filled with memorable characters and encompassing the timely themes of determination and endurance, The Iron Horse is ultimately a story about the lies we tell ourselves, and the twisted road to redemption.

Myelin Shackles And The Iron Horse

Author : D. M. Sommo
ISBN : 9781503536692
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Myelin Shackles and the Iron Horse is a real-life story about my mother, Josephine, fondly known to those who loved her as Babe. To some, she might have been considered to be just an “invisible person.” She never held a title, and she didn’t have a fancy education. She never worked in a high-paying job. She surpassed that mundane stuff early in her life. She held heaven in her hands and was glad to give it out to anyone who wanted a piece of it. Read about this incredible human being and the victories that she won. Babe made so many lives a whole lot better. She mended the spiritually broken and healed so many deep emotional scars—too many to count. No two people on earth share the same story, but in this story, there is something for everyone to share, no matter who you are or where you fall in the scheme of things. It doesn’t matter what religion you follow or what you choose to believe. Babe respected the choices and differences of all people.

Chasing An Iron Horse Or A Boy S Adventures In The Civil War

Author : Edward Robins
ISBN : 9781613107508
Genre : Conduct of life
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