The Winter Guest

Author: Sharman Macdonald
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ISBN: 9780571194797
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"The sea's frozen. Most of the population of a small Scottish seaside town huddle indoors. Some brave the elements." "A mother fights for a daughter's survival. A boy and girl become lovers. Two old ladies set off for a funeral. Two boys bunk off school. The day changes them all." "Sharman Macdonald and Alan Rickman have crafted a screenplay that's both funny and lyrical. The winter guest of the title never announces itself, but remains an enigmatic presence in the lives of all the characters."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

The Winter Guest

Author: Pam Jenoff
Editor: MIRA
ISBN: 1488049777
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A stirring novel of first love in a time of war and the unbearable choices that could tear sisters apart, from the New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan’s Tale Life is a constant struggle for the eighteen-year-old Nowak twins as they raise their three younger siblings in rural Poland under the shadow of the Nazi occupation. The constant threat of arrest has made everyone in their village a spy, and turned neighbor against neighbor. Though rugged, independent Helena and pretty, gentle Ruth couldn’t be more different, they are staunch allies in protecting their family from the threats the war brings closer to their doorstep with each passing day. Then Helena discovers an American paratrooper stranded outside their small mountain village, wounded, but alive. Risking the safety of herself and her family, she hides Sam—a Jew—but Helena’s concern for the American grows into something much deeper. Defying the perils that render a future together all but impossible, Sam and Helena make plans for the family to flee. But Helena is forced to contend with the jealousy her choices have sparked in Ruth, culminating in a singular act of betrayal that endangers them all—and setting in motion a chain of events that will reverberate across continents and decades. Originally published in 2014.

The Winter Guest

Author: W. C. Ryan
Editor: Zaffre
ISBN: 9781838771515
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South

Author: James H. Street
Editor: eNet Press
ISBN: 1618864874
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James Street was born and raised in the South and was one of its most passionate and eloquent voices. Through this collection of articles from Holiday and the Saturday Evening Post the people and the cities of the South come to life ― legends are explored, contradictions examined, historical milestones noted, personal anecdotes retold, and quips and quotes of a 1950's generation recorded. Flowing through his stories are the great rivers of the South, which although sometimes merry and sometimes gloomy, wind and roll and tumble through the collection like liquid poetry. To James Street the South was heaven and :contained everything good and big and wonderful in life" ― the things that made people human. The South was a love he cherished to himself and championed to the nations. For him, it was "the measure of life, the temper of men, and the crucible of artistic sensibility."

Vacation Travel Business In New Hampshire

Author: New Hampshire. Division of Economic Development
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The Golden Picture Book

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Icelandic Legends Collected By J N Rnason

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Icelandic Legends Translated By G E J Powell And E Magn Sson With Illustrations

Author: Jón ÁRNASON (of Reykjavík.)
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Icelandic Legends

Author: Jón Árnason
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Alan Rickman The Unauthorised Biography

Author: Maureen Paton
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 1448132649
Size: 14,64 MB
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In this revised and updated biography, Maureen Paton encompasses the private, professional and political life of this most enigmatic, charismatic and intensely private of actors.