Clover

Author: Dori Sanders
Editor: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1616203412
Size: 19,49 MB
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Clover Hill is ten years old when her father, the principal of the local elementary school, marries a white woman, Sara Kate. Just hours later, an automobile accident compels Clover to forge a relationship with the new stepmother she hardly knows in this beautiful, enduring novel about a family lost and found. First published by Algonquin in 1990 and winner of the Lillian Smith Award for Southern literature that enhances racial awareness, Clover is a national bestseller and has been recommended reading for classrooms across the country. Now on our thirtieth anniversary we have the pleasure of republishing this Algonquin classic in trade paperback, with an original essay by the author. In the spirit of Cold Sassy Tree and The Secret Life of Bees, Clover is a witty, insightful classic for readers of all ages.

Clover

Author: Susan Coolidge
Editor:
ISBN:
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Clover

Author: CLAMP (Mangaka group)
Editor: Dark Horse Comics
ISBN: 1595821961
Size: 14,46 MB
Format: PDF
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Presents the complete story of the shojo classic of the mysterious government organization that monitors and confines psychic children in the "Clover" program.

Yellow Clover

Author: KATHARINE LEE BATES
Editor:
ISBN:
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Clover

Author: Charlie Jane Anders
Editor: Macmillan
ISBN: 0765396025
Size: 18,66 MB
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Answering the question asked by innumerable readers of the Charlie Jane Anders's novel All the Birds in the Sky: what happened to Patricia's cat? Find out in this Tor.com Original, Clover. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Red Clover

Author: Florence Osmund
Editor:
ISBN: 9780991518500
Size: 18,93 MB
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The troubled son of a callous father and socialite mother determines his own meaning of success after learning shocking family secrets that cause him to rethink who he is and where he's going. In Lee Winekoop's reinvention of himself he discovers that life's bitter circumstances can actually give rise to meaningful consequences. What others are saying about Red Clover. Red Clover is a wonderfully written detailed story about a man overcoming his upbringing and becoming his own man. The finished product, both the man and the story, are exemplary. Windy City Reviews Florence Osmund is a brilliant wordsmith who paints such a rounded picture of each character that the reader feels he is in the book with them. Charlie Bray, Founder of INDIETRIBE.com A beautiful moving story that gently absorbs you into the lives of the characters. BestChickLit

Inside Daisy Clover

Author: Gavin Lambert
Editor: Profile Books
ISBN: 1852424249
Size: 17,37 MB
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The Hollywood camp classic which re-launches the work of Gavin Lambert with Midnight Classics.

1989

Author: Joshua Clover
Editor: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 0520267877
Size: 18,46 MB
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"Joshua Clover finally puts the lie to the tiresome cliche that 'writing about music is like dancing about architecture.' He shows definitively that when the time is right, architecture is precisely what people do dance about."—Greil Marcus, author of Lipstick Traces

The Clover House

Author: Henriette Lazaridis Power
Editor: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0345538943
Size: 19,83 MB
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Perfect for fans of Tatiana de Rosnay’s Sarah’s Key, this stunning debut novel brings to life World War II-era and modern-day Greece—and tells the story of a vibrant family and the tragic secret kept hidden for generations. Boston, 2000: Calliope Notaris Brown receives a shocking phone call. Her beloved uncle Nestor has passed away, and now Callie must fly to Patras, Greece, to claim her inheritance. Callie’s mother, Clio—with whom Callie has always had a difficult relationship—tries to convince her not to make the trip. Unsettled by her mother’s strange behavior, and uneasy about her own recent engagement, Callie decides to escape Boston for the city of her childhood summers. After arriving at the heady peak of Carnival, Callie begins to piece together what her mother has been trying to hide. Among Nestor’s belongings, she uncovers clues to a long-kept secret that will alter everything she knows about her mother’s past and about her own future. Greece, 1940: Growing up in Patras in a prosperous family, Clio Notaris and her siblings feel immune to the oncoming effects of World War II, yet the Italian occupation throws their privileged lives into turmoil. Summers in the country once spent idling in the clover fields are marked by air-raid drills; the celebration of Carnival, with its elaborate masquerade parties, is observed at home with costumes made from soldiers’ leftover silk parachutes. And as the war escalates, the events of one fateful evening will upend Clio’s future forever. A moving novel of the search for identity, the challenges of love, and the shared history that defines a family, The Clover House is a powerful debut from a distinctive and talented new writer. Praise for The Clover House “The Clover House is a gripping, tender story that spans continents and generations as it delves into the secrets of a Greek American family altered by a long-ago tragedy in World War II. Told with quiet power and authenticity, it’s a reader’s treat.”—Kate Alcott, New York Times bestselling author of The Dressmaker “[A] stunning debut novel.”—USA Today “[An] insightful examination of memory and the stories that hold us together—or perhaps tear us apart.”—The Boston Globe “A rare treat: an elegantly written debut about a family mystery set during wartime, the slipperiness of memory, and the challenges of forgiveness. Plus, we get to go to Greece! What more could you want from a novel? Read it, read it!”—Jenna Blum, New York Times bestselling author of Those Who Save Us “A powerful story of family, betrayal, and forgiveness . . . In her first novel, Power melds the stories of mother and daughter into an absorbing tale that deserves to rank high on the list of women’s fiction.”—Booklist “Layered and complex, The Clover House is a provocative examination of family secrets and the things we inherit, a powerful search for self that feels both unique and universal. Henriette Lazaridis Power immerses the reader in a world of tradition and resilience, creating characters who linger long beyond their final pages. This is one of the best books I’ve read in a long time.”—Brunonia Barry, New York Times and internationally bestselling author of The Lace Reader and The Map of True Places Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader’s Circle for author chats and more. From the Trade Paperback edition.

In Clover

Author: Myra Scovel
Editor: Westminster John Knox Press
ISBN: 9780664213664
Size: 11,24 MB
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