Book: Everyone s Burning


Reprint. 12,500 first printing. From the Hardcover edition.

  • Author : Ian Spiegelman
  • Publisher : Villard Books
  • Release : 01 June 2004
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 13 : 0812972619

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Book Everyone s Burning

Everyone s Burning Book Summary :

On the cusp between high school and adulthood, Leon Koch searches for his own identity, destiny, and intimacy amid the drug abuse, violence, and fetishistic sex of his hometown of Bayside, Queens. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Book: A Burning


In this National Book Award Longlist honoree and “gripping thriller with compassionate social commentary” (USA Today), Jivan is a Muslim girl from the slums, determined to move up in life, who is accused of executing a terrorist attack ...

  • Author : Megha Majumdar
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 02 June 2020
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 13 : 9780525658702

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Book A Burning
Score: 4
From 27 Ratings

A Burning Book Summary :

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK! A New York Times Notable Book For readers of Tommy Orange, Yaa Gyasi, and Jhumpa Lahiri, an electrifying debut novel about three unforgettable characters who seek to rise—to the middle class, to political power, to fame in the movies—and find their lives entangled in the wake of a catastrophe in contemporary India. In this National Book Award Longlist honoree and “gripping thriller with compassionate social commentary” (USA Today), Jivan is a Muslim girl from the slums, determined to move up in life, who is accused of executing a terrorist attack on a train because of a careless comment on Facebook. PT Sir is an opportunistic gym teacher who hitches his aspirations to a right-wing political party, and finds that his own ascent becomes linked to Jivan's fall. Lovely—an irresistible outcast whose exuberant voice and dreams of glory fill the novel with warmth and hope and humor—has the alibi that can set Jivan free, but it will cost her everything she holds dear. Taut, symphonic, propulsive, and riveting from its opening lines, A Burning has the force of an epic while being so masterfully compressed it can be read in a single sitting. Majumdar writes with dazzling assurance at a breakneck pace on complex themes that read here as the components of a thriller: class, fate, corruption, justice, and what it feels like to face profound obstacles and yet nurture big dreams in a country spinning toward extremism. An extraordinary debut.

Book: Burning the Sea


For this boat . ” " Yes , ” he says , “ but because the bar was burned everyone ' s
attention will be on that . They ' ll be looking for Dominicans . It ' s possible no one
has even noticed the boat is gone . " It sounds thin to me . To him too , I can tell .

  • Author : Sarah Pemberton Strong
  • Publisher : Alyson Publications
  • Release : 23 June 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 355
  • ISBN 13 : STANFORD:36105111977745

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Book Burning the Sea
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Burning the Sea Book Summary :

Two searchers--Michelle, a young American with a difficult past, and Tollomi, an Americanized native of the West Indies--meet in an airport in the Dominican Republic and fall in love in the midst of a revolution in the country. Original.

Book: Crocodile Burning


We stare blankly at him . “ Do you hear me ? We are going to New York ! ” We
can ' t take it in , and can only stare at Mosake and watch Josh and Cathy hug
each other . One of the boys lets out a yell , and then everyone is talking and
yelling at ...

  • Author : Michael Williams
  • Publisher : Dutton Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 23 June 1992
  • Category: Blacks
  • Pages : 198
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015025204812

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Book Crocodile Burning

Crocodile Burning Book Summary :

A rich novel about a young man from Soweto, whose life changes dramatically when he joins the cast of a musical that travels to Broadway.

Book: The Burning Road


Oh , thank God you ' re here , everyone seems to have just up and left . ” Janie
came bedside and put a hand on the distraught woman ' s shoulder , though she
was sure that whatever comfort the touch might provide would seem small and ...

  • Author : Ann Benson
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 23 June 1999
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 467
  • ISBN 13 : 0385332890

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Book The Burning Road
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Burning Road Book Summary :

A sequel to the best-selling The Plague Tales follows two doctors in different centuries, one in fourteenth-century France and one in the year 2007, as they cope with the plagues of their time and as their tales begin to intertwine.

Book: Fahrenheit 451


For use in schools and libraries only. A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.

  • Author : Ray Bradbury
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 23 June 1968
  • Category: Book burning
  • Pages : 147
  • ISBN 13 : 067187229X

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Book Fahrenheit 451
Score: 4.5
From 13 Ratings

Fahrenheit 451 Book Summary :

A fireman in charge of burning books meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Depicts a future world in which all printed reading material is burned.

Book: San Francisco Is Burning


Fremont Older simply resigned from the Bohemian , but his and Rudolph ' s wives
complained that they had been dropped from everyone ' s list and most nights
were consequently spent at home . Still , the reformers could see that change
was ...

  • Author : Dennis Smith
  • Publisher : Plume
  • Release : 23 June 2021
  • Category: History
  • Pages : 294
  • ISBN 13 : 0452287596

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Book San Francisco Is Burning
Score: 4
From 4 Ratings

San Francisco Is Burning Book Summary :

A detailed account of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake reveals how hasty and corrupt construction practices made the city more vulnerable to damage and relates the experiences of such survivors as a naval officer who helped save the city's piers and wharves, unscrupulous mayor Eugene Schmitz, and erudite city boss Abe Ruef. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.

Book: A Lifetime Burning in Every Moment


Oversea The war is over ; Silone is a Socialist deputy in the Parliament , but while
Fontamara and Pane e Vino still cannot be found in the bookshops , everyone
goes at him constantly — as if he were not simply a legend brought from ...

  • Author : Alfred Kazin
  • Publisher : Harpercollins
  • Release : 23 June 1996
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 341
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015037491001

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Book A Lifetime Burning in Every Moment

A Lifetime Burning in Every Moment Book Summary :

While leading an active life, Kazin has faithfully kept diaries from the late 1930s up to the present. A Lifetime Burning in Every Moment offers readers the best of thousands of pages of his journals, comprising an extraordinary picture of intellectual, social, political, and even celebrity life - including such figures as Bernard Berenson, Josephine Herbst, Saul Bellow, Bernard Malamud, Hannah Arendt - during the past five and a half decades. Kazin candidly reflects on his four marriages, his feelings about the Holocaust, his criticism of American society, the pleasure and stimulation of reading good writers (Simone Weil, Ignazio Silone, Joseph Conrad, and Saul Bellow, among others), his need to pray, his travels abroad and within the United States, and more.

Book: Burning Houses


It is Adolphe . He was ringing to find out what had happened after his party . '
Darling , I had to know . Seeing you there with that delicious journalist . ... At one
time in my life I wouldn ' t look at anyone who wasn ' t respectably married .

  • Author : Andrew Harvey
  • Publisher : Jonathan Cape
  • Release : 23 June 1986
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 13 : UOM:39015040132444

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Book Burning Houses

Burning Houses Book Summary :

Een jonge schrijver leest zijn vriend, een oude filmregisseur, het verhaal voor van zijn homosexuele verhouding.

Book: Season of the Burning Souls


To everyone ' s amazement , Black did not jerk away . The evil smile on his
sunken , pale face grew in intensity . It was as if he was actually feeding off the
lightninglike flames that began crackling and sparking up his hand . Dr . Whitlock
drew ...

  • Author : Ken Hodgson
  • Publisher : Five Star (ME)
  • Release : 23 June 2021
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 237
  • ISBN 13 : 1594144826

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Book Season of the Burning Souls

Season of the Burning Souls Book Summary :

New Mexico, 1943. A hot summer scorches up when residents of a small town begin burning to death. Spontaneous human combustion or some very strange assassinations? It's up to Sheriff Sam Sinrod and the county coroner, Bryce Whitlock, to find out. But how do you investigate an unexplained death when all you have is a box of ashes? And what possible connection could an elderly nun, an insane former state employee, and an itinerant banjo player have to the case?

Book: Leave a Candle Burning


Scottie reached down to hold the little girl ' s face in her hands , and the two
smiled at each other . “ Where is that little girl ? ” Troy ' s voice came , and Corina '
s eyes got huge . “ Mr . Roy ! Hide ! ” For everyone but Scottie this was old stuff .

  • Author : Lori Wick
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 23 June 2021
  • Category: Christian fiction
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 13 : 0739469290

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Book Leave a Candle Burning
Score: 4
From 15 Ratings

Leave a Candle Burning Book Summary :

Dannan MacKay arrives in Tucker Mills prepared to take over his uncle's medical practice, where he is welcomed by the town's residents and begins to make a new life for himself, but that new life is soon interrupted by a beautiful young woman and an orphaned cousin who help Dannan realize what his life is missing.