By turns hilarious and alarming, American Mischief is an ambitious attempt to define the disorders of American culture. Originally published in 1970, the novel takes on sexual anarchy, political madness, the collapse of monogamy, and above all the high cost of extreme behavior. These aspects of Ame...
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy 1973 г.
|Chung Kuo: The Middle Kingdom: Book 1|
The Year is 2190. China has once again become a world unto itself and this time its only boundary is space . . . The world is City Earth, ruled by the Seven, China's new kings. Beautiful, controlled, sensual, this high-tech society is rushing toward war between the forces of West and East...
New York: Delacorte Press 1990 г.
Whitney Phyllis A.
When Lindsay received an anonymous and chilling note about her father's sudden death, she went to his Arizona home to learn the truth about her own past--a past her father would never talk about. She also had to discover anew her feelings for her sister's husband Rick. As a child she had ...
New York: Doubleday & Company 1981 г.
|The Eighth Day|
New York: Harper & Row 1967 г.
Touted by its original publisher as an exposé and indictment of blue-blooded Philadelphia society, the late Richard Powell's The Philadelphian was released to rave reviews and later became the 1959 Oscar-nominated film, The Young Philadelphians, starring Paul Newman and Robert Vaughn.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons 1956 г.
|The Valley of Bones|
With their lives drastically remodeled by World War II, the characters of The Dance to the Music of Time series continue their colorful exploits. Nicholas Jenkins, the narrarator, now in his thirties, is second-lieutenant in an infrantry regiment and life in the army is examined at startingly close...
Boston: Little, Brown and Company 1964 г.
Reuven Malter lives in Brooklyn, he’s in love, and he’s studying to be a rabbi. He also keeps challenging the strict interpretations of his teachers, and if he keeps it up, his dream of becoming a rabbi may die.
One day, worried about a disturbed, unhappy boy named Michael, Reuven takes him sail...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1969 г.
|Daughter of Grace|
Phillips Michael; Pella Judith
She is learning how to be a -Daughter of Grace.
When Corrie Belle Hollister and her younger brothers and sisters unexpectedly found their father on the streets of Miracle Springs, their shocking reunion was tentative at best. It would take the full story of My Father's World for them to dis...
Minneapolis: Bethany House Publishers 1990 г.
|The Lady of the Linden Tree|
Picard Barbara Leonie
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1969 г.
Jenny Cain would never forget the hot Massachusetts summer day fate knocked at her door. Fate was a teenaged boy with rumpled clothes, a motorcycle, and a shocking but credible story: Jenny's husband, Geof, was his biological father. The boy, David Mayer, wasn't looking for an emotional r...
New York: Pocket Books 1994 г.
|Hawaii's first king|
Pole James T.
New York: The Bobbs-Merrill Company 1959 г.
|Men of Good Will|
MEN OF GOOD WILL BY JULES ROMAINS CONTENTS Preface Book One : The Sixth of October 1 Paris Goes to Work on a Fine Morning 2 Painters at Work. Woman Asleep 3 Nine oclock in the Morning at the De Saint Papouls and the De Champcenais 4 Schoolmaster Clanricard tells the Children about Europes Great Dan...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf 1961 г.
|One hundred and eight bells|
Setsuko, a twelve-year-old girl, desires to be an artist like her father but her mother feels an artist's career is not suitable for a woman and Setsuko might better spend her time learning to be a good housewife rather than in painting and drawing.
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company 1963 г.
|The Dream Years|
One strange and magical winter day in 1924, a young surrealist follows a dark-haired woman down the avenues of time to the paris riots of 1968. Together they learn the awesome power of the imagination to turn lies into truth, death into love, darkness into light...
Toronto: Bantam Books 1985 г.
Seattle: Fjord Press 1986 г.
|The Zinzin Road|
From review - Fletcher Knebel is much better known for his 1960s thrillers "Seven Days in May" and "Night of Camp David" but "The Zinzin Road, a compelling story of the adventures of a group of young, idealistic Peace Corps volunteers in the fictional West African country o...
New York: Doubleday & Company 1966 г.
|Monkey on a String|
During the bleak days of the depression, when few upwardly mobile black men and women were making it in White America, Marcus Holmes defies the obvious obstacles and manages to wangle an appointment in 1940 to West Point,only to discover he is the only black cadet at the U.S. Military Acadamy. Agai...
New York: Trident Press 1968 г.
|The Rachel Field Story Book|
Three short stories for children by Rachel Field, a Caldecott Medal winner in 1945 and twice Newbery Medal winner in 1930 and 1932. Story titles included: "Polly Patchwork," "Pocket-Handkerchief Park" and "The Yellow Shop." All charming illustrated by the also famous a...
New York: Doubleday & Company 1958 г.
|God's River Country|
Firrier Marion; Ferrier Ben
Wisconsin: E.M. Hale and Company 1956 г.
|The Governor's Choice|
Robinson Charles Elmo
Grand Rapids: Zondervan Publishing House