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The Killer Of Pilgrims

Author : Susanna Gregory
ISBN : 9780748124510
Genre : Fiction
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The sixteenth chronicle in the Matthew Bartholomew series. When a wealthy benefactor is found dead in Michaelhouse, Brother Michael and Matthew Bartholomew must find the culprit before the College is accused of foul play. At the same time, Cambridge is plagued by a mystery thief, who is targeting rich pilgrims. Moreover, pranksters are at large in the University, staging a series of practical jokes that are growing increasingly dangerous, and that are dividing scholars into bitterly opposed factions. Bartholomew and Michael soon learn that their various mysteries are connected, and it becomes a race against time to catch the killer-thief before the University explodes into a violent conflict that could destroy it forever. 'A first-rate treat for mystery lovers' (Historical Novels Review) 'Susanna Gregory has an extraordinary ability to conjure up a strong sense of time and place' (Choice)

Tattered Pilgrims

Author : Steven H. Propp
ISBN : 9781469750552
Genre : Fiction
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How do YOU react when you see a homeless person? Your answer may change after you read this novel. Travel along with with Japhy Righter, a 34-year old homeless alcoholic, who now finds himself living on the streets of River City, where the City Council is trying to shut down programs that are striving to help homeless people. At the same time, theres a serial murderer on the loose in River Citywho is preying on its homeless residents. Follow Japhy, his companions, and the other citizens of River City on a journey of hardship, and regret; and yet, ultimately: hope I saw more and more homeless people, walking the same path. To me, we looked like tattered pilgrims, making our way to a shrine after a long, arduous journeyonly without the promise of blessedness. (From the Introduction) The authors earlier novel, Work, Death & Taxes, is an apocalyptic murder mystery of the near future that asks the question, What would it be like if your JOB became your LIFE? He is currently working on a non-fiction book.

Pilgrim Of Slaughter

Author : Douglas Watt
ISBN : 9781910324547
Genre : Fiction
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On the eve of the Glorious Revolution of 1688, a series of gory murders are discovered by investigative advocate John MacKenzie and his assistant Davie Scougall. Drawn into a world of Papist plots, Presbyterian secret societies and religious and political upheaval, the pair follow a trail of clues left by a murderous, self-proclaimed ‘Messenger of God’.

The Mayflower Murderer And Other Forgotten Firsts In American History

Author : Peter F. Stevens
ISBN : UOM:39015062494128
Genre : History
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Twenty-five stories of firsts in America relate the stories of men and women who have been unjustly robbed of their historical due for their early contributions to a young nation

I Am Pilgrim

Author : Terry Hayes
ISBN : 9781439177730
Genre : Fiction
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Pilgrim is the code name for a world class and legendary secret agent. His adversary is known only as the Saracen. As a young boy, the Saracen saw his dissident father beheaded in a Saudi Arabian public square, creating a burning desire to destroy the special relationship between the US and the Kingdom. When a woman's body is found in a seedy hotel near Ground Zero, the techniques are pulled from a cult classic of forensic science that Pilgrim wrote under a pen name. In offering the NYPD assistance with the case, Pilgrim gets pulled back into the intelligence underground.

Killing Pilgrim

Author : Alen Mattich
ISBN : 1770891099
Genre : Fiction
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In the midst of the political maelstrom after Croatia and Slovenia officially declared independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, secret policeman Marko della Torre gets caught in an intricate web woven by the CIA and members of the Croat nationalist movement.

History Of The Early Discovery Of America And Landing Of The Pilgrims

Author : Samuel G. Drake
ISBN : UCAL:$B41305
Genre : America
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The Prince And The Pilgrim

Author : Mary Stewart
ISBN : 9781444737578
Genre : Fiction
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Alexander the Fatherless: nephew of the villainous King March of Cornwall, who murdered his father. Burning with vengeance, Alexander sets out on a journey to Camelot to seek justice from King Arthur. His path will lead him to the Dark Tower, where the sorceress Morgan le Fay lies in wait. Morgan seduces Alexander and sends him on a quest to Jerusalem to recover the Holy Grail - which she believes will help her take the throne. Alice the Pilgrim: daughter of a man who has sworn to journey to Jerusalem every three years, Alice grows to womanhood on the pilgrim's trail. And then she meets a boy who carries a cup - which he claims is the Holy Grail. Alice and her father will move heaven and earth to bring the Grail back to Britain. And Alexander will do anything to find it. Their quests will bring them together, and the day that Alexander and Alice meet will go down in legend. The Prince & the Pilgrim is the final installment of Mary Stewart's classic Arthurian Saga, a must-read for all fans of history, fantasy and great literature alike.

Eating With The Pilgrims And Other Pieces

Author : Calvin Trillin
ISBN : 9780141967073
Genre : Cooking
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Acclaimed New Yorker journalist, novelist and poet, Calvin Trillin is also America's funniest and best-loved writer about food. This selection of some of his wittiest articles sees him stalking a peripatetic Chinese chef, campaigning to have the national Thanksgiving dish changed to Spaghetti Carbonara and sampling the legendary Louisiana boudin sausage - to be consumed preferably 'while leaning against a pickup'. Eschewing fancy restaurants in favour of street food and neighbourhood joints, Trillin's writing is a hymn of praise to the Buffalo chicken wing, the deep-fried wonton, the New York bagel and the brilliant, inimitable melting-pot that is US cuisine.

The Shocking Miss Pilgrim

Author : Frederica Maas
ISBN : 0813127076
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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" Freddie Maas's revealing memoir offers a unique perspective on the film industry and Hollywood culture in their early days and illuminates the plight of Hollywood writers working within the studio system. An ambitious twenty-three-year-old, Maas moved to Hollywood and launched her own writing career by drafting a screenplay of the bestselling novel The Plastic Age for ""It"" girl Clara Bow. On the basis of that script, she landed a staff position at powerhouse MGM studios. In the years to come, she worked with and befriended numerous actors and directors, including Norma Shearer, Joan Crawford, and Eric von Stroheim, as well as such writers and producers as Thomas Mann and Louis B. Mayer. As a professional screenwriter, Fredderica quickly learned that scripts and story ideas were frequently rewritten and that screen credit was regularly given to the wrong person. Studio executives wanted well-worn plots, but it was the writer's job to develop the innovative situations and scintillating dialogue that would bring to picture to life. For over twenty years, Freddie and her friends struggled to survive in this incredibly competitive environment. Through it all, Freddie remained a passionate, outspoken woman in an industry run by powerful men, and her provocative, nonconformist ways brought her success, failure, wisdom, and a wealth of stories, opinions, and insight into a fascinating period in screen history.

Religion And Violence

Author : Jeffrey Ian Ross
ISBN : 9781317461098
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First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &; Francis, an informa company.

Pilgrims To Jerusalem

Author : Norbert Mercado
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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“Life is more exciting if there is a dream,” Jonathan Abraham told Gene Ensomo as the cruise ship Queen Virginia plied the Mediterranean Sea on a cold night. The ship was on its way to Port Haifa in Israel. Jonathan Abraham, and his wife Ruth, were Jews who were born in Australia. Their parents escaped from the Netherlands to the Philippines during World War II when the German leader Adolf Hitler began the horrifying persecution of the Jews in Europe. This persecution resulted in genocide: the killing of more than six million Jewish people.

The Pilgrim Hawk

Author : Glenway Wescott
ISBN : 9781590174852
Genre : Fiction
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This powerful short novel describes the events of a single afternoon. Alwyn Tower, an American expatriate and sometime novelist, is staying with a friend outside of Paris, when a well-heeled, itinerant Irish couple drops in—with Lucy, their trained hawk, a restless, sullen, disturbingly totemic presence. Lunch is prepared, drink flows. A masquerade, at once harrowing and farcical, begins. A work of classical elegance and concision, The Pilgrim Hawk stands with Faulkner’s The Bear as one of the finest American short novels: a beautifully crafted story that is also a poignant evocation of the implacable power of love.

The Book Of Government Or Rules For Kings

Author : Niẓām al-Mulk
ISBN : 9780700712281
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A translation of a classic 11th-century Persian text on behaviour and conduct in government, written between 1086 and 1091 by Nizam al-Mulk, who for over 30 years was Chief Minister of two successive rulers of the Seljuk, who had created an Empire which stretched from India to Egypt.

The New Pilgrim S Progress; Or The Pious Indian Convert Containing A Faithful Account Of Hattain Gelashmin Who Was Baptis D Into The Christian Faith By The Name Of George James Together With A Narrative Of His Travels Among The Savage Indians For Their Conversion Etc

Author : James Walcot
ISBN : BL:A0019070175
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The Continuities Of German History

Author : Helmut Walser Smith
ISBN : 9781139471251
Genre : History
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This book opens the debate about German history in the long term – about how ideas and political forms are traceable across what historians have taken to be the sharp breaks of German history. Smith argues that current historiography has become ever more focused on the twentieth century, and on twentieth-century explanations for the catastrophes at the center of German history. Against conventional wisdom, he considers continuities - nation and nationalism, religion and religious exclusion, racism and violence - that are the center of the German historical experience and that have long histories. Smith explores these deep continuities in novel ways, emphasizing their importance, while arguing that Germany was not on a special path to destruction. The result is a series of innovative reflections on the crystallization of nationalist ideology, on patterns of anti-Semitism, and on how the nineteenth-century vocabulary of race structured the twentieth-century genocidal imagination.

Pilgrims Passage

Author : Joe Buda
ISBN : 9781499024135
Genre : Fiction
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Why does Pilgrims’ Passage matter? Why can greed and deceit still manipulate us? Why do people choose power over family? Working to address these questions and more, Pilgrims Passage: Into a New Millennium and Rebuilding the Past are journeys brimming with adventures through turbulent times during the transition into the twenty-first century. For Paul Bardeck and Claudia Weiss, discovering a thousand-year-old monk’s journal fuels their quest to rebuild a mysterious ancient monastery perched upon the foothills in the Slovakian High Tatras, with the promise of releasing boundless energy stored within ancient ruins, as well as the Book of ONE. Concurrently, Karl Vloda’s seemingly unquenchable thirst for wealth and power, fueled by the Black Star Pact’s dark energy, seems to make the quest for ancient truths a sideshow. As the pilgrims’ paths entangle, will the promise of timely truths finally come to light? Does standing against the powers of darkness really matter today?

The Camino Killer

Author : Gabriel Martínez
ISBN : 9781633392328
Genre : Fiction
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A murder takes place in Saint Jean Pied de Port (France), and so the Gendarmerie’s investigation begins. The next day, another murder is committed with identical characteristics in the Roncesvalles pilgrim shelter . The conclusion is that a serial killer is on the loose on the Camino de Santiago. More crimes are expected and Captain Roncal of the Guardia Civil is named to solve the case. This detective thriller unfolds along the centuries-traveled pilgrim route, the Camino de Santiago, which in the end becomes a rite of passage for the protagonists themselves.


Author : Elizabeth Gilbert
ISBN : 9781101202210
Genre : Fiction
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The debut by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Eat Pray Love, Big Magic and City of Girls; a PEN/Hemingway Award finalist and New York Times Notable Book When it appeared in 1997, Elizabeth Gilbert’s story collection, Pilgrims, immediately announced her compelling voice, her comic touch, and her amazing ear for dialogue. “The heroes of Pilgrims . . . are everyday seekers” (Harper’s Bazaar)—brave and unforgettable, they are sure to strike a chord with fans old and new.

Land Of Disenchantment

Author : Michael L. Trujillo
ISBN : 9780826347374
Genre : Social Science
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New Mexico's Española Valley is situated in the northern part of the state between the fabled Sangre de Cristo and Jemez Mountains. Many of the Valley’s communities have roots in the Spanish and Mexican periods of colonization, while the Native American Pueblos of Ohkay Owingeh and Santa Clara are far older. The Valley's residents include a large Native American population, an influential "Anglo" or "non-Hispanic white" minority, and a growing Mexican immigrant community. In spite of the varied populace, native New Mexican Latinos, or Nuevomexicanos, remain the majority and retain control of area politics. In this experimental ethnography, Michael Trujillo presents a vision of Española that addresses its denigration by neighbors--and some of its residents--because it represents the antithesis of the positive narrative of New Mexico. Contradicting the popular notion of New Mexico as the "Land of Enchantment," a fusion of race, landscape, architecture, and food into a romanticized commodity, Trujillo probes beneath the surface to reveal the causes of social dysfunction brought about by colonization and te transition from a pastoral to an urban economy.

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