Hero At The Fall

Author: Alwyn Hamilton
Editor: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571325440
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Once, in the desert country of Miraji, there was a Sultan without an heir. The heir had been killed by his own brother, the treacherous Rebel Prince, who was consumed by jealousy and sought the throne for himself. Or so it was said by some. There were others who said that the Rebel Prince was not a traitor but a hero... In the final battle for the throne, Amani must fight for everything she believes in, but with the rebellion in pieces, and the Sultan's armies advancing across the desert plains, who will lead, who will triumph, who will live and who will die?

Redemption Of A Dark Hero

Author: Earl Cooke
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1479753513
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Merle was robbed, beaten, shot, and left for dead in the trunk of a car sinking fast in a river. How could he possibly escaped and then, rescued eight teenaged girls from a sex ring. . . . . . Maria was running away from her step-fathers advances, and a hard life with any man. So why give up her virginity to Merle? . . . . . . Merle was running from a passive life and wife. But why give up everything and start over with this little girl? . . . . . . . . They both were hiding out with new identities from Mexican drug lords. How they come together for a new life was hard to believe, but they had better watch out!! Paco Hernandez was coming for more than revenge! . . . . . . . .

Shakespeare S Dramatic Heritage

Author: Glynne Wickham
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1135032629
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Shakespeare's Dramatic Heritage shows that the drama of Elizabethan and Jacobean England is deeply indebted to the religious drama of the Middle Ages and represents a climax, in secular guise, to mediaeval experiment and achievement rather than a new beginning. This is fully examined in terms of dramatic literature as well as in terms of theatres, stages and production conventions. The plays studied include: Richard II, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, Coriolanus, The Winter's Tale and Marlowe's King Edward II.

A Little Brother S Journey The Hero Within

Author: Dr. Darren R.J. LaLonde
Editor: BalboaPress
ISBN: 9781452551876
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I was around ten years old, sleeping in the back seat of my mom’s car, parked during evenings at the Detroit River. I looked out the window at the stars, as I feared morning until by exhaustion I would fall asleep. I often woke up having wet my pants from my very real and imagined fears. By day, my mom would look for work and wash clothes while I hung out with the old black guys that would spend their day fishing in the Detroit River. I thought I was the only one who grew up in fear, in a world of abuse, until at thirteen I finally met my half-brother at a professional boxing match. He was in sitting next to our dad. Donny looked at me from inside the ring, trying to figure out who I was as the fight announcer was making his formal introductions. All we had shared at this point was the same biological father. Little did we know...

The Works Of The English Poets From Chaucer To Cowper

Author: Alexander Chalmers
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Retelling The Nicaraguan Revolution As A Dionysian Ritual

Author: Martina Handler
Editor: LIT Verlag Münster
ISBN: 3643500971
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Uncountable books have been written on the Nicaraguan revolution in 1979, due to the fascination connected with the idea of revolution in general and with its realization in Nicaragua in particular. This book retells the story of the Nicaraguan revolution with the words of women, aiming to show how a high level of transformative energy was accumulated in the Nicaraguan society over time, based on a common utopian vision of a better future for all. The energetic upheaval can be analyzed as a Dionysian ritual. However, the book also follows up on the Apollonian aftermath of the revolution. Martina Handler is a social scientist and a graduate of the Master Program in Peace, Development, Security and International Conflict Transformation in Innsbruck, Austria.

The Fall Of A Sparrow

Author: Dina Porat
Editor: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804772525
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The Fall of a Sparrow is the only full biography in English of the partisan, poet, and patriot Abba Kovner (1918–1987). An unsung and largely unknown hero of the Second World War and Israel's War of Independence, Kovner was born in Vilna, "the Jerusalem of Lithuania." Long before the rest of the world suspected, he was the first person to state that Hitler was planning to kill the Jews of Europe. Kovner and other defenders of the Vilna ghetto, only hours before its destruction, escaped to the forest to join the partisans fighting the Nazis. Returning after the Liberation to find Vilna empty of Jews, he immigrated to Israel, where he devised a fruitless plot to take revenge on the Germans. He then joined the Israeli army and served as the Givati Brigade's Information Officer, writing "Battle Notes," newsletters that inspired the troops defending Tel Aviv. After the war, Kovner settled on a kibbutz and dedicated his life to working the land, writing poetry, and raising a family. He was also the moving force behind such projects as the Diaspora Museum and the Institute for the Translation of Hebrew Literature. The Fall of a Sparrow is based on countless interviews with people who knew Kovner, and letters and archival material that have never been translated before.

The Rise And Fall Of The White Republic

Author: Alexander Saxton
Editor: Verso
ISBN: 9781859844670
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Saxton asks why white racism remained an ideological force in America long after the need to justify slavery and Western conquest had disappeared.

The Hero

Author: Lord Raglan
Editor: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486317145
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Heroic figures, all with the human desire for idealization in common, are the focus of this study — from Oedipus and King Arthur to heroes of the Trojan War and Robin Hood.