The Restless Years
Jack London's novels and ruggedly individual life seemed to embody American hopes, frustrations, and romantic longings in the turbulent first years of the twentieth century, years infused with the wonder and excitement of great technological and historic change. The author's restless spirit, taste for a life of excitement, and probing mind led him on a series of hard-edged adventures from the Klondike to the South Seas.
THE INDIGO GIRL - NATASHA BOYD Eliza Lucas is sixteen years old when her father informs her he is leaving her in charge of their family's three plantations in rural South Carolina. The year is 1739. She has no interest in marrying, and her father proceeds to bleed the estates dry in pursuit of his military ambitions. Tensions between the British, and the Spanish in Florida, just a short way down the coast, are rising, and slaves are starting to become restless.
"Ije" tells the tale of Chioma, a child growing up in the Nigerian countryside who warned her restless sister, Anya, about the trappings of the American Dream. Ten years later, Anya is accused of killing three men in a Hollywood Hills mansion - one of them her record-producer husband. Chioma travels from Nigeria to Los Angeles, and with the help of a young attorney, discovers that the dark secret her sister wants to keep hidden might be the only thing that can win her freedom.
Vincent van Gogh becomes only 37 years old. Only the last 10 years of his life he is engaged in painting. Restlessly and exhausting he travels through the Netherlands, Belgium, Great Britain and France. Together with his colleagues Cezanne, Toulouse-Lautr
An innocent woman, accused of murdering her son and hanged as a witch, curses a tree and the children who play around it. The effects of this act of revenge echo through the years and centuries, and restless spirits haunt the house where the bodies of the cursed children have been buried. A family move into their new home, and begin to uncover the terrible truth behind "The Witching Tree" and the murdered children upon which they unknowingly sleep.
THE DAYS BETWEEN Christmas and New Year's Eve are dead days, when spirits roam and magic shifts restlessly just beneath the surface of our lives. A magician called Valerian must save his own life within those few days or pay the price for the pact he made with evil so many years ago. But alchemy and sorcery are no match against the demonic power pursuing him.
"On a sweltering summer day in 1992, the body of Patricia Fonti was found in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Highland Park. She had been stabbed more than 100 times. The Zodiac Killer had struck again. " Renowned psychic medium Jackie Barrett is no stranger to visits from the dead. But when the spirit of Patricia Fonti comes to her twenty years after her death, Jackie finds herself caught in an unexpected battle for the restless, schizophrenic soul of a murder victim.
This is the absorbing story of Neil deGrasse Tyson's lifelong fascination with the night sky, a restless wonder that began some thirty years ago on the roof of his Bronx apartment building and eventually led him to become the director of the Hayden Planetarium. A unique chronicle of a young man who at one time was both nerd and jock, Tyson's memoir could well inspire other similarly curious youngsters to pursue their dreams.
Restless Leg Syndrome or RLS is a very common condition in the Western World. Approximately 10% of the general population is affected by this condition. Still, very little is known about RLS. After battling with RLS for several years, I was urged to condu
In Restless Giant, acclaimed historical author James Patterson provides a crisp, concise assessment of the twenty-seven years between the resignation of Richard Nixon and the election of George W. Bush in a sweeping narrative that seamlessly weaves together social, cultural, political, economic, and international developments. We meet the era's many memorable figures and explore the "culture wars" between liberals and conservatives that appeared to split the country in two.
When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: "Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far." It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move is infused with his restless energy. As he recounts his experiences as a young neurologist in the early 1960s, first in California, where he struggled with drug addiction, and then in New York, where he discovered a long-forgotten illness in the back wards of a chronic hospital, we see how his engagement with patients comes to define his life.
"The Road From Here To Where You Stay" has not been easy. It has been filled with years of being lonely and restless. Almost every year Thomas Camp has tried to fill his days with getting results. Tracking the perfect crimes and their masters seems like a
Dr. John Dee was the Warden of Manchester. He was a restless and ambitious spirit. Dr. Dee was known for ripe scholarship, for deep knowledge in chemistry and for rare skill in mathematics and astronomy. At the time he became Warden, Dr. Dee had devoted h
"Ranching…It can mend a broken heart, this life, and then shatter it all over again, in a million and one different ways and twice that many pieces."At thirty-three, Rodeo cowboy Brody Creed is a restless bad boy. He likes life on the move, but a chance encounter with his long-estranged twin brother brings him "home" to Lonesome for the first time in years.
Laura Trentham's The Military Wife is an emotionally layered audiobook about family, loss and what it means to be a military wife. Harper Lee Wilcox has been marking time in her hometown of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina since her husband, Noah Wilcox's death, nearly five years earlier. With her son Ben turning five and living at home with her mother, Harper fights a growing restlessness, worried that moving on means leaving the memory of her husband behind.
The tall ship Sofia sank off New Zealandâ s North Island in February 1982, stranding its crew on disabled life rafts for five days. They struggled to survive as any realistic hope of rescue dwindled. Just a few years earlier, Pamela Sisman Bitterman was a na -ve swabbie looking for adventure, signing on with a sailing co-operative taking this sixty-year-old, 123-foot, three-masted gaff-topsail schooner around the globe.
New York Times bestselling author Karen White invites you to explore the brick-walked streets of Charleston, where historic mansions house the memories of years gone by, and restless spirits refuse to fade away. With her extended maternity leave at it's end, Melanie Trenholm is less than thrilled to leave her new husband and beautiful twins to return to work, especially when she's awoken by a phone call with no voice on the other end-and the uneasy feeling that the ghostly apparitions that have stayed silent for over a year are about to invade her life once more.
Explore the brick-walked streets of Charleston, where historic mansions house the memories of years gone by and restless spirits refuse to fade away
One can not understand the Sixties without understanding the Fifties. The Fifties were the first time the American youth had excess freedom. Before the 50's they worked on the family farm; dusk till dawn, slaved in the sweat shops, 12 ours a day, six days
In this candid new political memoir from Senator John McCain, an American hero reflects on his life-and what matters most."I don't know how much longer I'll be here. Maybe I'll have another five years. Maybe, with the advances in oncology, they'll find new treatments for my cancer that will extend my life. Maybe I'll be gone before you read this. My predicament is, well, rather unpredictable.
Appearing for the first time in English, these stories express the anguish and courage of women from their different classes and regions as they recognize their common restlessness and forge a new consciousness." Booklist.". provocative. Although not all the pieces are outwardly political, there is a political edge to the book; the tone of the stories is bleak as they tell of Brazilian women s struggles with government, society, men and their own private demons.
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