Smashwords Edition Copyright 2010 Kevin O'Kane firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.omahadave.com This is a work of fiction. The events, characters and settings are imaginary and are not intended to represent actual places, events or persons. Any similarity is wholly coincidental.
A Gift From Malla (As Plain As The Nose On My Face) A True Story By Robert Alan Chapin Copyright 1991 Smashwords Edition Revised September 3, 2011 It was a hot, sweltering August dog day at Pine Grove Cemetery. The momentous occasion was for our family and friends to lay Malla to rest next to her beloved husband who passed unexpectedly 30 years earlier.
Long-buried family secrets, a packet of old love letters, and a lost manuscript plunge Grace into a decades-old mystery about a scandalous party at Alban House, when a world-famous author took his own life and Grace’s aunt disappeared without a trace. The night has been shrouded in secrecy by the powerful Alban family for all of these years. Her mother intended to tell the truth about that night to a reporter on the very day she died—could it have been murder? Or was she a victim of the supposed Alban curse? Grace soon realizes her family secrets tangle and twist...
To Walterdale’s tireless volunteer artists, technicians, builders and administrators throughout the decades. May this anthology stand as a document of their original efforts and successes over the years; and to the unregimented artistic spirit of the playwright everywhere.
Gabrielle has no memory. No family. No past. All Gabrielle has is a Voice in her head that tells her she is not like anyone else. It tells her not to delve into her past. It tells her she is on a quest. Placed in foster care after awakening in a hospital bed, Gabrielle struggles to piece together her fractured memory. But strange things are happening at her new home. Who — or what — is behind the horrifying events at the house? And why do they have Gabrielle in their sights? Can Gabrielle unravel the mystery before it is...
I have been asked to write a foreword to the American edition of The Bomb and the publisher tells me that
what the American public will most want to know is how much of the story is true.
All through 1885 and 1886 I took a lively interest in the labour disputes in Chicago. The reports that reached
us in London from American newspapers were all bitterly one-sided: they read as if some enraged capitalist
had dictated them: but after the bomb was thrown and the labour leaders were brought to trial little islets of
facts began to emerge from the sea of lies....
Marie St. Clair believes she has been jilted by her artist fiance Jean when he fails to meet her at the railway station. She goes off to Paris alone. A year later, mistress of wealthy Pierre Revel, she meets Jean again. Misinterpreting events she bounces back and forth between apparent security and true love. Also misinterpreting, Jean commits suicide.
.So it has been. So it must be with this generation of Americans. That we are in the midst of crisis is now well understood. Our nation is at war, against a far-reaching network of violence and hatred. Our economy is badly weakened, a consequence of greed and irresponsibility on the part of some, but also our collective failure to make hard choices and prepare the nation for a new age.
He had slept under the same faded sign ...arrow head -forked brach - standing zigzag...since ha was a childe. His parents had staked put a the space not long after the down of the Word, and it was the only home he had ever known. He drifted to sleep with the reassuring smells of sweat and wood smoke, ...
“To get rid of the gardener you must send both suitors to a very distant country, and the one who returns first shall marry your daughter.” The King followed this advice, and the minister’s son was presented with a splendid horse and a purse full of gold pieces, while the gardener’s son had only an old lame horse and a purse full of copper mo
He reached over and snapped the visiphone switch before his boss could have the satisfaction. He stomped to the window, still raging at Ostreich's lack of appreciation. But he chuckled when he saw the activity in the street. The crowds were thickening at the intersections, and a special battalion of city police were trying to keep things moving. Behind him, the visiphone was beeping frantically again.
Julian Dibbell's reporting of the "Mr. Bungle" rape case first appeared as the cover story in The Village Voice. Since that time it has become a cause célèbre, cited as a landmark case in numerous books and articles and a source of less discussion on the Internet. That's because the scene of the crime was a "Multi-User Domain," an electronic "salon" where Internet
Having a good family friend as your headmaster might sound ideal, but Luke Brownlow soon finds that it just makes life even more complicated. Luke is in trouble with his parents for not bothering to do any school work at his local comprehensive. When they decide to send him to Hawley Lodge to get him away from his friends,
.Brig Gen Kenneth Newton Walker
Kenneth Walker enlisted at Denver, Colorado, on 15 December 1917. He took flying training at Mather Field, California, getting his commission and wings in November 1918. After a tour in the Philippines, he returned to Langley Field, Virginia, in February 1925 with a subsequent assignment in December 1928 to attend the Air Corps Tactical School. Retained on the faculty as a bombardment instructor,
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They stay with our race and don’t try to live outside it. I know a lot of colored people go to the North thinking they’ll be living outside the race, but they soon find it just won’t work out that way. As long as a man looks colored, that’s the way he’s going to be no matter where he lives and he ought to be proud of it. And if he’s a Geechee like me, he can boast about it, too.
...Global Peace Studies series, edited by George Melnyk ISSN 1921–4022 Global Peace Studies series (Print) ISSN 1921–4030 Global Peace Studies series (Online) Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication Allan, Chantal, 1979Bomb Canada : and other unkind remarks in the American media / Chantal Allan.
series editor: manijeh mannani Give us wholeness, for we are broken But who are we asking , and why do we ask? Phyllis Webb National in scope, Mingling Voices draws on the work of both new and established novelists, short story tellers, and poets. The series especially, but not exclusively, aims to promote authors who challenge traditions and cultural stereotypes.
“Their talk was the talk of sordid buccaneers; it was reckless without hardihood, greedy without audacity, and cruel without courage; there was not an atom of foresight . . . in the whole batch of them, and they did not seem aware these things are wanted for the work of the world.”