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Epitaph Pdf/ePub eBook Author: ,
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062198785
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Mary Doria Russell, the bestselling, award-winning author of The Sparrow, returns with Epitaph. An American Iliad, this richly detailed and meticulously researched historical novel continues the story she began in Doc, following Wyatt Earp and Doc Holliday to Tombstone, Arizona, and to the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. A deeply divided nation. Vicious politics. A shamelessly partisan media. A president loathed by half the populace. Smuggling and gang warfare along the Mexican border. Armed citizens willing to stand their ground and take law into their own hands. . . . That was America in 1881. All those forces came to bear on the afternoon of October 26 when Doc Holliday and the Earp brothers faced off against the Clantons and the McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona. It should have been a simple misdemeanor arrest. Thirty seconds and thirty bullets later, three officers were wounded and three citizens lay dead in the dirt. Wyatt Earp was the last man standing, the only one unscathed. The lies began before the smoke cleared, but the gunfight at the O.K. Corral would soon become central to American beliefs about the Old West. Epitaph tells Wyatt’s real story, unearthing the Homeric tragedy buried under 130 years of mythology, misrepresentation, and sheer indifference to fact. Epic and intimate, this novel gives voice to the real men and women whose lives were changed forever by those fatal thirty seconds in Tombstone. At its heart is the woman behind the myth: Josephine Sarah Marcus, who loved Wyatt Earp for forty-nine years and who carefully chipped away at the truth until she had crafted the heroic legend that would become the epitaph her husband deserved.


Epitaph Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. A. Konrath
Editor: MIRA
ISBN: 148809439X
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Epitaph by J. A. Konrath Summary

Experience a heart-pumping and thrilling tale of suspense! Originally published in THRILLER (2006), edited by #1 New York Times bestselling author James Patterson. In this dark Thriller Short, bestselling writer J. A. Konrath brings Phineas Trout, one of his supporting characters, to the forefront in a hardboiled, tongue-in-cheek adventure reminiscent of the best of Mickey Spillane. What motivates a man to kill for money? Are things like morality and dignity involved? And, most important of all, what is Phineas Trout loading into the shells of that modified Mossberg shotgun? Don’t miss any of these exciting Thriller Shorts: James Penney’s New Identity by Lee Child Operation Northwoods by James Grippando Epitaph by J. A. Konrath The Face in the Window by Heather Graham Kowalski’s in Love by James Rollins The Hunt for Dmitri by Gayle Lynds Disfigured by Michael Palmer and Daniel Palmer The Abelard Sanction by David Morrell Falling by Chris Mooney Success of a Mission by Dennis Lynds The Portal by John Lescroart and M. J. Rose The Double Dealer by David Liss Dirty Weather by Gregg Hurwitz Spirit Walker by David Dun At the Drop of a Hat by Denise Hamilton The Other Side of the Mirror by Eric Van Lustbader Man Catch by Christopher Rice Goodnight, Sweet Mother by Alex Kava Sacrificial Lion by Grant Blackwood Interlude at Duane’s by F. Paul Wilson The Powder Monkey by Ted Bell Surviving Toronto by M. Diane Vogt Assassins by Christopher Reich The Athens Solution by Brad Thor Diplomatic Constraints by Raelynn Hillhouse Kill Zone by Robert Liparulo The Devils’ Due by Steve Berry The Tuesday Club by Katherine Neville Gone Fishing by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

Epitaph and Other Poems

Epitaph and Other Poems Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ramachandran
Editor: Notion Press
ISBN: 1638736707
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Epitaph and Other Poems by Ramachandran Summary

Ramachandran is an extra ordinary individual who lived an ordinary life (1924-2008) His poems speak about his life, dreams, disappointments, anger, pain, joys, and sorrows. Poignant, evocative, relatable, and haunting. Kept scribbled in his notebook and not shared with any during his lifetime. His Epitaph is best said in his own words: “You lived a life full of strife, To be an example of what is life, Death descended to stop this strife, Rest is a must after such a life.” An extra ordinary reading experience penned by an ordinary man, relatable to all poetry lovers. This compilation includes four poems written by his son and daughter about late Ramachandran.


Epitaph Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Siegel
Editor: Mysterious Press
ISBN: 0759524661
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Epitaph by James Siegel Summary

Following a string of clues, William Riskin investigates the mysterious disappearance of numerous people. As he uncovers his partner's part in these crimes, he comes face to face with the ultimate evil.

Epitaph for George Dillon

Epitaph for George Dillon Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anthony Creighton,John Osborne
Editor: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571318819
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Epitaph for George Dillon by Anthony Creighton,John Osborne Summary

'Epitaph for George Dillon absorbs and fascinates because it is that rarest of theatrical phenomena, a realistic modern drama which is not bourgeois in its underlying assumptions. It is like a familiar building caught at an angle which suddenly makes it look like something never seen before.' Harold Hobson, Sunday Times, 1958. 'Powerful, honest and transfixing.' Kenneth Tynan, Observer, 1958 Epitaph for George Dillon premiered at the Royal Court Theatre, London, in 1958.

Epitaph for a Peach

Epitaph for a Peach Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David M. Masumoto
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061741736
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Epitaph for a Peach by David M. Masumoto Summary

A lyrical, sensuous and thoroughly engrossing memoir of one critical year in the life of an organic peach farmer, Epitaph for a Peach is "a delightful narrative . . . with poetic flair and a sense of humor" (Library Journal). Line drawings.


Epitaph Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shaun Hutson
Editor: Orbit
ISBN: 0748119531
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Epitaph by Shaun Hutson Summary

He sucked in a deep breath full of that strange smell he couldn't identify. He trailed his hands across the satin beneath him and to both sides of him and, when he raised his hands, above him too. He knew why it was so dark. He understood why he could see nothing. He realized why he was lying down. He was in a coffin. A distraught couple thinks you've killed their daughter and they want a confession. If you say you did it, they'll kill you. If you say you didn't, they'll leave you to die. It seems hopeless but there is one way out . . . What would you do?

Epitaph for a Spy

Epitaph for a Spy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Eric Ambler
Editor: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
ISBN: 0307484343
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Epitaph for a Spy by Eric Ambler Summary

When Josef Vadassy arrives at the Hotel de la Reserve at the end of his Riviera holiday, he is simply looking forward to a few more days of relaxation before returning to Paris. But in St. Gatien, on the eve of World War II, everyone is suspect–the American brother and sister, the expatriate Brits, and the German gentleman traveling under at least one assumed name. When the film he drops off at the chemist reveals photographs he has not taken, Vadassy finds himself the object of intense suspicion. The result is anything but the rest he had been hoping for.

Epitaph of a Lobbyist

Epitaph of a Lobbyist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Emma Lathen
ISBN: 1614966249
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Epitaph of a Lobbyist by Emma Lathen Summary

Emma Lathen's political amateur sleuth, Congressman Ben Safford of Ohio, solves the murder of a lobbyist

Bushwhackers 06: Epitaph

Bushwhackers 06: Epitaph Pdf/ePub eBook Author: B. J. Lanagan
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101174730
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Bushwhackers 06: Epitaph by B. J. Lanagan Summary

When the Coulter brothers stroll into Epitaph, Arizona—and find themselves hip deep in a war, they must decide how to navigate the violent conflict. On one side is the ranchers. On the other side, the miners. But with the Coulters in town, every two-bit gunslinger’s chances of surviving are just about zero. . . .

A Suitable Epitaph

A Suitable Epitaph Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Roxana Nastase
Editor: Scarlet Leaf
ISBN: 1988827310
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A Suitable Epitaph by Roxana Nastase Summary

Klavdiya dreamed of money and love. Her dreams died with her under a merciless rain. Leah, a Canadian detective with empathetic skills, and her team engage in a tedious race to find the culprit. Leah is able to read people's minds and sense their feelings and she makes good use of her skills. However, when she encounters Axel, her abilities are blocked and she doesn't know if she found her killer or merely a witness to the murder. If you like a detective story with compelling characters, then this is the book for you.

Curious Epitaphs, Collected from the Graveyards of Great Britain and Ireland

Curious Epitaphs, Collected from the Graveyards of Great Britain and Ireland Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William Andrews
Editor: Good Press
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Curious Epitaphs, Collected from the Graveyards of Great Britain and Ireland by William Andrews Summary

"Curious Epitaphs, Collected from the Graveyards of Great Britain and Ireland" by William Andrews. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Researching the Song

Researching the Song Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shirlee Emmons,Wilbur Watkins Lewis Jr.
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199724008
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Researching the Song by Shirlee Emmons,Wilbur Watkins Lewis Jr. Summary

Singers are faced with a unique challenge among musicians: they must express not just the music, but the lyrics too. To effectively communicate the meaning behind these words, singers must understand the many references embedded in the vast international repertoire of great art songs. They must deal with the meaning of the lyrics, frequently in a language not their own and of a culture unfamiliar to them. From Zelter and Schubert to Rorem and Musto, Researching the Song serves as an invaluable guide for performers, teachers, and enthusiasts to the art song repertoire. Its more than 2,000 carefully researched entries supply information on most of the mythological, historical, geographical, and literary references contained in western art song. The authors explain the meaning of less familiar literary terms, figures, and authors referenced in song while placing songs in the context of larger literary sources. Readers will find entries dealing with art songs from the German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, South American, Greek, Finnish, Scandinavian, and both American and British English repertoires. Sources, narratives, and explanations of major song cycles are also given. Organized alphabetically, the lexicon includes brief biographies of poets, lists of composers who set each poet's work, bibliographic materials, and brief synopses of major works from which song texts were taken, including the plots of all Restoration theater works containing Purcell's vocal music. The more performers know and understand the literary elements of a song, the richer their communication will be. Researching the Song is a vital aid for singers and teachers in interpreting art songs and building song recital programs.

Epitaph For A Desert Anarchist

Epitaph For A Desert Anarchist Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Bishop
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439143643
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Epitaph For A Desert Anarchist by James Bishop Summary

Through Abbey's own writings and personal papers, as well as interviews with friends and acquaintances, Bishop gives us a penetrating, compelling, no-holds-barred view of tile life and accomplishments of this controversial figure.

Anonymity in Early Modern England

Anonymity in Early Modern England Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Barbara Howard Traister
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317180607
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Anonymity in Early Modern England by Barbara Howard Traister Summary

Expanding the scholarly conversation about anonymity in Renaissance England, this essay collection explores the phenomenon in all its variety of methods and genres as well as its complex relationship with its alter ego, attribution studies. Contributors address such questions as these: What were the consequences of publishing and reading anonymous texts for Renaissance writers and readers? What cultural constraints and subject positions made anonymous publication in print or manuscript a strategic choice? What are the possible responses to Renaissance anonymity in contemporary classrooms and scholarly debate? The volume opens with essays investigating particular texts-poetry, plays, and pamphlets-and the inflection each genre gives to the issue of anonymity. The collection then turns to consider more abstract consequences of anonymity: its function in destabilizing scholarly assumptions about authorship, its ethical ramifications, and its relationship to attribution studies.

Writing Death and Absence in the Victorian Novel

Writing Death and Absence in the Victorian Novel Pdf/ePub eBook Author: J. Zigarovich
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1137007036
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Writing Death and Absence in the Victorian Novel by J. Zigarovich Summary

This book asks why Brontë, Dickens, and Collins saw the narrative act as a series of textual murders and resurrections? Drawing on theorists such as Derrida, Blanchot, and de Man, Zigarovich maintains that narrating death was important to the understanding of absence, separation, and displacement in an industrial and destabilized culture.

The Poetry Toolkit

The Poetry Toolkit Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Rhian Williams
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350032239
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The Poetry Toolkit by Rhian Williams Summary

Now thoroughly revamped with a diverse selection of poetic voices from the last fifty years, this third edition of Rhian Williams's bestselling book, The Poetry Toolkit guides readers through key terms, genres and concepts that help them to develop a richer, more sophisticated approach to reading, thinking and writing about poetry. Combining an easy-to-use reference format with in-depth practice readings and further exercises, the book helps students master the study of poetry for themselves. As well as featuring more contemporary voices, the 3rd edition of The Poetry Toolkit includes an expanded practical section giving guidance on close reading, comparative reading and advice on writing critically about poetry. In addition, the book is accompanied by a companion website offering audio recordings of poetry readings, weblinks and overviews of key theoretical approaches to support advanced study. Head to bloomsbury.com/Williams-the-poetry-toolkit for a host of additional resources.

Two Science Fiction Adventures

Two Science Fiction Adventures Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tim Powers
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480434019
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Two Science Fiction Adventures by Tim Powers Summary

Two novels by a World Fantasy and Philip K. Dick Award winner who “writes action and adventure that Indiana Jones could only dream of” (The Washington Post). At the start of his celebrated career—before his widespread acclamation as one of the most original contemporary fantasists in America—Tim Powers published a pair of exciting science fiction adventures. Long considered lost classics, these two novels were early indications that a true master had arrived on the science fiction/fantasy scene. In The Skies Discrowned, a young artist and swordsman becomes a political criminal, marked for death after witnessing an assassination. Francisco Rovzar’s strange odyssey through his planet’s lawless underworld and his transformation from naïve young boy to hardened freedom fighter is an intriguing adventure with action on every page. An Epitaph in Rust unfolds in a grim future Los Angeles, following a young man who escapes a bleak life of servitude in a monastery. Hunted for a seemingly insignificant transgression in a city driven mad by the mayor’s explosive destruction and the subsequent murderous rampage of the android police, young Thomas finds refuge with a troupe of actors who have more than Shakespeare on their minds.