A Lady Of Expectations And Other Stories

Author: Stephanie Laurens
Editor: HQN Books
ISBN: 037377723X
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From acclaimed authors Stephanie Laurens, Nicola Cornick and Kasey Michaels come three enchanting tales to exceed expectations. A Lady of Expectations Jack Lester seeks the perfect bride-one who is attractive and kind, but who also loves him in spite of his wealth. Which is why he keeps this trifling detail hidden. But when Sophie Winterton enters his life, believing he must marry into wealth to run his family's estate, how will he convince her that she is the woman he desires-and that he can be the husband she deserves? Secrets of a Courtesan Eve Nightingale thought she had put her past as mistress to the Duke of Welburn behind her. But when the handsome duke strolls into her small village, she finds it hard to keep her secrets concealed...and to keep her heart from stirring for him once again. Missives & Mistletoe Governess Maggie Stover is outraged when she is coerced into harboring a pirate in her home, lest her family face eviction. Though she may have a change of heart when she realizes the pirate is in fact the long-lost, and devilishly alluring, Duke of Trevere.

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Author: Stephanie Laurens
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 1472009134
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From acclaimed authors Stephanie Laurens, Nicola Cornick and Kasey Michaels come three enchanting tales to exceed expectations. A Lady of Expectations

Miss Grief And Other Stories

Author: Constance Fenimore Woolson
Editor: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393352013
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To celebrate her forthcoming biography of Constance Fenimore Woolson, Anne Boyd Rioux has selected the best of this classic writer’s stories. Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840–1894) was one of the few nineteenth-century women writers considered the equal of her male peers. Harper & Brothers was so enamored of her work that the firm agreed to publish whatever she could write. In this gathering, Rioux has chosen fiction over the course of Woolson’s life, including “In Sloane Street,” never published since it first appeared in Harper’s Bazaar. Woolson’s stories travel from the rural Midwest to the deep South and then across the Atlantic to Italy and England. Her strong characters and indelible settings provide continuity throughout this collection as do her concerns with passion, creativity, imagination, and the demands of society. Whether portraying the keeper of a Union soldiers’ cemetery in the defeated South, a woman writer whose genius goes unrecognized, or the ex-pat denizens of Florence, Woolson’s deft characterization and subtlety create a broad landscape of Americans and their ways no matter where they lived.

The Death Of Ivan Ilyich And Other Stories

Author: Leo Tolstoy
Editor: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141912456
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This edition includes: The Death of Ivan Ilyich, Happy Ever After, and The Cossacks. Mortality was one of Tolstoy's most persistent themes, and all of the stories in this volume are connected by this preoccupation, along with the author's simultaneous attempt to help us improve our lives.

A Lady Of Expectations

Author: Stephanie Laurens
Editor: Harlequin
ISBN: 1426833636
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A Lady of Expectations by Stephanie Laurens released on Mar 1, 2009 is available now for purchase.

The Stolen Girl And Other Stories

Author: Patricia Touton-Victor
Editor: Karnac Books
ISBN: 1780491107
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The Stolen Girl is a collection of seven tales written in the genre of short stories. The narratives are fictionized accounts based on the author's work as an analyst. They carefully open the door of the consulting room giving the reader a chance to glance at the psychoanalytical encounter and get an understanding of what therapy might be. Written in simple accessible language, these tales are aimed at a general public who enjoys fiction as well as to anyone interested in or considering psychotherapy. They will be of particular interest to current practitioners, students of psychoanalysis or individuals thinking of training in the profession. These short stories will also be a valuable tool for teaching programs concerned with the clinical aspects and practice of the "talking cure".

Hero Strong And Other Stories

Author: Mary Gibson
Editor: Univ. of Tennessee Press
ISBN: 1621900517
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Challenging traditional gender expectations, thousands of girls of Gibson's generation not only aspired to public careers as writers, artists, educators, and even doctors but also began to experiment with new forms of "female masculinity" in attitude, bearing, behavior, dress, and sexuality--a pattern only gradually domesticated by the nonthreatening image of the "tomboy." Some, such as Gibson, at once realized and reenacted their dreams on the pages of antebellum story papers. This first modern scholarly edition of Mary Gibson's early fiction features ten tales of teenage girls (seemingly much like Gibson herself) who fearlessly appropriate masculine traits, defy contemporary gender norms, and struggle to fulfill high worldly ambitions.

Outlaws Of The Purple Cow And Other Stories

Author: Lester Goran
Editor: Kent State University Press
ISBN: 9780873386395
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"Outlaws of the Purple Cow centers around the domains of Irish-American men and women in Pittsburgh." "Goran's evocative settings and narratives range from the supernatural to the humorous, from bawdy to richly detailed realism: the bewildering ceremony enacted on a suburban lawn on Good Friday; an inventory of the loves of a lifetime complied on scraps of paper and matchbook covers; the young man home on leave from the army who encounters a woman whose entire life is reflected in the wires holding together her threadbare Christmas tree; and the young man on the first day of his first job who delivers roses to a house where the homeowner has died since ordering the flowers."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Mukoma S Marriage And Other Stories

Author: Sigauke, Emmanuel
Editor: Booklove Publishers
ISBN: 0797456600
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The stories in Mukoma's Marriage and Other Stories capture the lives of Zimbabwean men and the women they marry, and the lives of women and the men they fall in love with, each revealing the complexities of cultural and gender expectations against the backdrop of a changing country (war in the 1970s, political uncertainty in the 1980s and economic structural adjustment in the 1990s). Fati sets out to tell Mukoma's story, but ends up also telling his wives' stories. By telling his brother's story, and that of his women, he ends up telling his own story. Fati is a new and interesting protagonist in Zimbabwean literature with a voice at times innocent, yet increasingly incisive, humorous and engaging. These stories are deeply personal yet universal in their treatment of human relationships, ambitions, and misplaced cultural and gender expectations. Whether he is telling the story of his brother's first marriage, or remembers his brother's fights at a Parents Day event at Mhototi School, whether he recalls the night Mukoma took him to see a new baby in the alleyways of Glen View, Fati renders these stories with a measured, composed voice which doesn`t fail to delight with its unusual humour.

The Official Guide For Gmat Review 2015 With Online Question Bank And Exclusive Video

Author: GMAC (Graduate Management Admission Council)
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118914104
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This is the only official study guide from the creators of the test and delivers more than 900 retired GMAT® questions and answer explanations and a 100- question diagnostic exam to help focus your test preparation efforts. NEW to The Official Guide for GMAT® Review 2015: Access to the online Question Bank including more than 900 practice questions of all types with answers and explanations, math review, essay topics, and a diagnostic test, as well as access to 50 online integrated reasoning questions. Exclusive access to videos from real test takers and GMAC staff who share insight and tips on GMAT® preparation.