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Alice At Heart

Alice At Heart ebook ISBN: 1935661108
Publisher: BelleBooks
Author: Deborah Smith
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Shy, charming, peculiar, and web-toed, Alice Riley has suffered for years at the hands of her dead mother's self-righteous family, while she hides a bevy of secret abilities. When Alice rescues a drowning child, her amazing talents are exposed. Alice can remain underwater for extraordinary periods of time, and she can locate submerged objects through some type of natural sonar ability. Her new fame/notoriety puts Alice in the national news, amidst allegations that she has somehow faked or manipulated the rescue for her own glory. Alice is trapped and desperate until three amazing older women arrive in her hometown. They are the regal and flamboyant Bonavendier sisters--dignified Lilith, acerbic Mara, and whimsical Pearl--of Sainte's Point Island, their ancestral home off the coast of Georgia. They've read Alice's story in the news and are convinced that she is their long-lost (and much younger) half sister, conceived in a reckless seduction their elderly father confessed to before he died. Like Alice, the Bonavendier sisters have webbed toes and certain amazing abilities, though none of them have Alice's marked talent for finding things underwater. Alice is no oddity to them. They explain that--like them--she is descended from a mermaid.

Alice By Heart

Alice By Heart ebook ISBN: 0451478150
Publisher: Penguin
Author: Steven Sater
Number of Pages: 288 
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A young girl takes refuge in a London Tube station during WWII and confronts grief, loss, and first love with the help of her favorite book, Alice in Wonderland, in the debut novel from Tony Award-winning playwright Steven Sater. London, 1940. Amidst the rubble of the Blitz of World War II, fifteen-year-old Alice Spencer and her best friend, Alfred, are forced to take shelter in an underground tube station. Sick with tuberculosis, Alfred is quarantined, with doctors saying he won't make it through the night. In her desperation to keep him holding on, Alice turns to their favorite pastime: recalling the book that bonded them, and telling the story that she knows by heart--the story of Alice in Wonderland. What follows is a stunning, fantastical journey that blends Alice's two worlds: her war-ravaged homeland being held together by nurses and soldiers and Winston Churchill, and her beloved Wonderland, a welcome distraction from the bombs and the death, but a place where one rule always applies: the pages must keep turning. But then the lines between these two worlds begin to blur. Is that a militant Red Cross Nurse demanding that Alice get BACK. TO. HER. BED!, or is it the infamous Queen of Hearts saying...something about her head? Soon, Alice must decide whether to stay in Wonderland forever, or embrace the pain of reality if that's what it means to grow up. In this gorgeous YA adaption of his off-Broadway musical, the Tony Award-winning co-creator of Spring Awakening encourages us all to celebrate the transformational power of the imagination, even in the harshest of times.

Short Stories For the Young and Old At Heart

Short Stories For the Young and Old At Heart ebook ISBN: 1456896679
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: Earline Hobson-King
Number of Pages: N.A 
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Dangerous at Heart

Dangerous at Heart ebook ISBN: 1459286103
Publisher: Harlequin
Author: Elise Title
Number of Pages: 219 
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Down and Out in Pittsville Life was the pits for Rachel Hart. Single and pregnant, at least she'd had the good sense not to marry the no-good father of her child! Things couldn't get worse, she assured herself. And Rachel was the prime suspect…. Big-city cop Delaney Parker didn't fancy working undercover in this two-bit town. He liked even less getting involved with beautiful, sexy Rachel—she aroused his feelings as a man, a lover and a substitute daddy. Del was in over his head…he had to remember he was a cop first. But could he really send a pregnant woman to jail?

Wild at Heart

Wild at Heart ebook ISBN: 1250085799
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
Author: Alice Outwater
Number of Pages: 336 
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"Through a narrative that roams in unexpected directions through surprising details and history, then periodically grounds itself by looping back to her own family before it soars off again, Alice Outwater’s infectiously readable Wild at Heart captures the essence of ecology: Everything is connected, and every connection leads to ourselves." —Alan Weisman, author, The World Without Us and Countdown In the tradition of The World Without Us, a beautifully written and ultimately hopeful history of our relationship with the natural world Nature on the brink? Maybe not. With so much bad news in the world, we forget how much environmental progress has been made. In a narrative that reaches from Native American tribal practices to public health and commercial hunting, Wild at Heart shows how western attitudes towards nature have changed dramatically in the last five hundred years. The Chinook gave thanks for King Salmon's gifts. The Puritans saw Nature as a frightening wilderness, full of "uncooked meat." With the industrial revolution, nature was despoiled and simultaneously celebrated as a source of the sublime. With little forethought and great greed, Americans killed the last passenger pigeon, wiped out the old growth forests, and dumped so much oil in the rivers that they burst into flame. But in the span of a few decades, our relationship with nature has evolved to a more sophisticated sense of interdependence that brings us full circle. Across the US, people are taking individual action, planting native species and fighting for projects like dam removal and wolf restoration. Cities are embracing nature, too. Humans can learn from the past, and our choices today will determine whether nature survives. Like the First Nations, all nations must come to deep agreement that nature needs protection. This compelling book reveals both how we got here and our own and nature's astonishing ability to mutually regenerate.

Twice in a Lifetime

Twice in a Lifetime ebook ISBN: 142998872X
Publisher: Tor Paranormal Romance
Author: Constance O'Day Flannery
Number of Pages: 304 
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The Yellow Brick Road Gang, otherwise known as Metaphysical Misadventures in the Search for Enlightenment, is a circle of women who came together as a book club. Together they began a spiritual search -- and throughout the last eight years each woman has arrived at the realization that after all their searching for knowledge they've come full circle. The only constant is change and the only thing they know for certain is they know nothing. Anything is possible. Isabel turns fifty the day after the seventh anniversary of her husband's death. She's convinced she will never find love again -- and the Gang is convinced that all she needs to do is start taking some of her own great advice. When she meets Joshua--a younger man who wants to give her lessons on love and metaphysics--she finally gives in, heedless of the danger to her heart. But Joshua is both more and less than what he appears to be, and Isabel has to come to terms with herself -- and with Joshua's wonderful and strange provenance. The only way is through the yellow brick road -- which leads Isabel right back home, to the miracles within herself. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Morning ebook ISBN: 1408173417
Publisher: A&C Black
Author: Simon Stephens
Number of Pages: 64 
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'I missed first time. I could feel his skull caving in. It was like a shell.' Morning - a play for young people - is the latest offering from acclaimed playwright Simon Stephens, written after a workshop involving actors from the Young Company at the Lyric, Hammersmith and the Theater, Basel, Switzerland. It's the end of summer in a small, claustrophobic town and two friends are about to go their separate ways: one to university; the other will be staying local. But no matter what separates them, they will always share one moment: a moment that changed them forever. This dark coming-of-age play, to be performed by the Lyric Young Company, is a disturbing look at the cruel acts we are capable of committing; our society's numbness to physical pain; and the consequences of our actions. This programme text will coincide with the Lyric's production of the play at the Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh as part of the Festival (2 - 22nd September) followed by a brief run at the Lyric Hammersmith, London in September.

The Ruling Class

The Ruling Class ebook ISBN: 1474248551
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Peter Barnes
Number of Pages: 96 
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Etonians aren't exactly noted for their grey matter, but I've always found them perfectly adjusted to society. Jack, a possible paranoid schizophrenic with a Messiah complex, inherits the title of the 14th Earl of Gurney after his father passes away in a bizarre accident. Singularly unsuited to a life in the upper echelons of elite society, Jack finds himself at the centre of a ruthless power struggle as his scheming family strives to uphold their reputation. Bubbling with acerbic wit and feverish energy, Olivier Award-winning and Oscar-nominated-writer Peter Barnes's razor-sharp satire combines a ferocious mix of hilarity and horror whilst mercilessly exposing the foibles of the English nobility. This edition of the play is published to coincide with the first-ever revival of this classic cult comedy at the Trafalgar Studios, London, on 16 January 2015.

National Theatre Connections 2012: Plays for Young People

National Theatre Connections 2012: Plays for Young People ebook ISBN: 1408160579
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Author: Hilary Bell,Nancy Harris,Craig Higginson,Michael Lesslie,Anders Lustgarten,Rory Mullarkey,Steven Sater,Meera Syal,Paven Virk,Samir Yazbek
Number of Pages: 560 
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This brilliant new collection of ten plays for young people will prove indispensable to schools, colleges and youth theatre groups. Specially commissioned by the National Theatre for the Connections Festival 2012 involving 200 schools and youth theatre groups across the UK and Ireland, each play is accompanied by production notes and exercises. For the 2012 Festival, the anthology has an international feel and offers a window on the world. It includes from Australia a play based on a nineteenth century court case in which a teenage girl was falsely convicted; from Brazil a drama about young lovers doomed to tragedy; set in Russia, a play exploring differing attitudes to National Service and the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991; a drama about students' rights to an education and the Cultural Revolution of 1966 in China; and a comedy involving a group of Irish country girls travelling to London to audition for the X-Factor.

UnitArmy: Doomsday Device

UnitArmy: Doomsday Device ebook ISBN:
Publisher: James Milne
Author: Shakna Israel
Number of Pages: N.A 
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In the chaos following the destruction of the Australian UnitArmy the lawyers moved in as Nathan Shrite had tried to enforce. The AUA is under heavy review by the United UnitArmy Confederacy, recruiting is going poorly, the Dark is captive but revealing little, both Anfisa Cassidy and Jason Drake are growing frustrated with their injuries and lack of healing, and across the sea, the newly formed New Zealand UnitArmy face an impossible threat as rogue MechAgents seize control of Christchurch Airport.

Alice Deane's life-work

Alice Deane's life-work ebook ISBN:
Author: Alice Deane (
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Malice In Wonderland #3: Alice the Girl Who Will Tear Your Heart Out and Show It To You Before You Die

Malice In Wonderland #3: Alice the Girl Who Will Tear Your Heart Out and Show It To You Before You Die ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Death Pout
Author: Lotus Rose
Number of Pages: 244 
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In part 3 of the trilogy, Alice wins the Vorpal Fist, a weapon whose special power is to rip out the hearts of those who love the person wearing it. Oh, and there’s a Russian roulette tea party and a shadow under a rainbow guillotine too! It all occurs during a twisted life-sized board game Malice the Heartless and Alice the Blackhearted find themselves trapped in. Who will win? And will Alice finally become a stealer of hearts and turn the tables on everyone? Malice in Wonderland Saga Malice in Wonderland Prequel Malice in Wonderland #1: Alice the Assassin Malice in Wonderland #2: Alice the Angel of Death Malice In Wonderland #3: Alice the Girl Who Will Tear Your Heart Out and Show It To You Before You Die Malice Hates Fairy Tales Trilogy Jabberwocky Trilogy

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for the Young at Heart

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for the Young at Heart ebook ISBN: 1611591937
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: Jack Canfield,Mark Victor Hansen,Amy Newmark
Number of Pages: 400 
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Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for the Young at Heart celebrates the fun and wonder of getting older! Readers will revel in these stories about dynamic older singles and couples finding new careers, new sports, new love, and new meaning to their lives. Life begins again at 60! Crossing that magic age might bring a few new wrinkles but also new experiences. This collection is full of humorous and fun adventures from those who are actively enjoying their "senior years!" Stories about new careers, volunteer work, sports and sport cars, love, family, and travels will amuse and invigorate readers.

Careers for Kids at Heart & Others who Adore Children

Careers for Kids at Heart & Others who Adore Children ebook ISBN: 9780844229560
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Author: Marjorie Eberts,Margaret Gisler
Number of Pages: 179 
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Work with kids and help make a better future Do you like to help kids learn and grow? Do you "listen" when you converse with a child? Do you truly believe that children deserve a better future? If you answered yes to any of these questions, your career choice has already been made. Now you need to choose an occupation within the field. "Careers for Kids at Heart & Others Who Adore Children" provides all the information you need to get started on landing the job of your dreams, including inside information on everyday routines of selected jobs, working conditions within the field, and alternate sources to enhance your job search. Use the advice provided here and you'll: Decide which specific profession is best for you Make the right choices the first time around Begin your job search focused and confident Present yourself as a knowledgeable, serious job candidate

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass ebook ISBN: 0141956739
Publisher: Penguin UK
Author: Lewis Carroll
Number of Pages: 448 
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'A work of glorious intelligence and literary devices . . . Nonsense becomes a form of higher sense' Malcolm Bradbury 'I had sent my heroine straight down a rabbit-hole . . . without the least idea what was to happen afterwards,' wrote Lewis Carroll, describing how Alice was conjured up one 'golden afternoon' to entertain a young girl. His dream worlds of nonsensical Wonderland and the back-to-front Looking-Glass kingdom depict order turned upside-down: a baby turns into a pig, time is abandoned at a disordered tea-party and a seven-year-old girl is made Queen. But amongst the anarchic humour and sparkling word play, puzzles and riddles, are poignant moments of nostalgia for lost childhood. Edited with an Introduction and notes by Hugh Haughton

Eleanor Marx

Eleanor Marx ebook ISBN: 1408843234
Publisher: A&C Black
Author: Rachel Holmes
Number of Pages: 528 
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Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman. Hers was the first English translation of Flaubert's Mme Bovary. She pioneered the theatre of Henrik Ibsen. She was the first woman to lead the British dock workers' and gas workers' trades unions. For years she worked tirelessly for her father, Karl Marx, as personal secretary and researcher. Later she edited many of his key political works, and laid the foundations for his biography. But foremost among her achievements was her pioneering feminism. For her, sexual equality was a necessary precondition for a just society. Drawing strength from her family and their wide circle, including Friedrich Engels and Wilhelm Liebknecht, Eleanor Marx set out into the world to make a difference ? her favourite motto: 'Go ahead!' With her closest friends - among them, Olive Schreiner, Havelock Ellis, George Bernard Shaw, Will Thorne and William Morris - she was at the epicentre of British socialism. She was also the only Marx to claim her Jewishness. But her life contained a deep sadness: she loved a faithless and dishonest man, the academic, actor and would-be playwright Edward Aveling. Yet despite the unhappiness he brought her, Eleanor Marx never wavered in her political life, ceaselessly campaigning and organising until her untimely end, which ? with its letters, legacies, secrets and hidden paternity ? reads in part like a novel by Wilkie Collins, and in part like the modern tragedy it was. Rachel Holmes has gone back to original sources to tell the story of the woman who did more than any other to transform British politics in the nineteenth century, who was unafraid to live her contradictions.


Alice ebook ISBN: 1466849037
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
Author: Hugo Vickers
Number of Pages: 496 
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"In 1953, at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Alice was dressed from head to foot in a long gray dress and a gray cloak, and a nun's veil. Amidst all the jewels, and velvet and coronets, and the fine uniforms, she exuded an unworldly simplicity. Seated with the royal family, she was a part of them, yet somehow distanced from them. Inasmuch as she is remembered at all today, it is as this shadowy figure in gray nun's clothes..." Princess Alice, mother of Prince Phillip, was something of a mystery figure even within her own family. She was born deaf, at Windsor Castle, in the presence of her grandmother, Queen Victoria, and brought up in England, Darmstadt, and Malta. In 1903 she married Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, and from then on her life was overshadowed by wars, revolutions, and enforced periods of exile. By the time she was thirty-five, virtually every point of stability was overthrown. Though the British royal family remained in the ascendant, her German family ceased to be ruling princes, her two aunts who had married Russian royalty had come to savage ends, and soon afterwards Alice's own husband was nearly executed as a political scapegoat. The middle years of her life, which should have followed a conventional and fulfilling path, did the opposite. She suffered from a serious religious crisis and at the age of forty-five was removed from her family and placed in a sanitarium in Switzerland, where she was pronounced a paranoid schizophrenic. As her stay in the clinic became prolonged, there was a time where it seemed she might never walk free again. How she achieved her recovery is just one of the remarkable aspects of her story.

Careers for Kids at Heart and Others Who Adore Children, 3rd Edition

Careers for Kids at Heart and Others Who Adore Children, 3rd Edition ebook ISBN: 0071458808
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
Author: Marjorie Eberts,Margaret Gisler
Number of Pages: 170 
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Outlines careers available for those who want to work with children, the type of experience and education needed, the employment outlook, and the variety of jobs available.