Download e-book for iPad: Montana Midnight by David Emil Henderson

By David Emil Henderson

ISBN-10: 0615473016

ISBN-13: 9780615473017

For those that envision existence in a Rocky Mountain village as "God's Country," imagine again.

"Montana nighttime" takes you again to old 1974, while younger Nathan Chambers returns to Montana from Vietnam, purely to come across new battles whilst the town council appoints him mayor of Jackpine, MT (pop. 1555).

The city is aching from financial doldrums; Nathan's attractive spouse Valerie is awaiting their first baby; and his ally is urging Nathan to aid a militant environmental backlash opposed to company kingpins who've selected to take advantage of the quiet Jackpine environs as "a tremendous playground for the rich."

Author Henderson says, "This is a type of character-driven stories that does not fall into the preferred genres. I name it 'Montana middle of the night' since it means that at any earlier time in its heritage, this kingdom hadn't fairly made it to the next day to come. it truly is like any the fingers on the entire clocks have been raised directly up in give up to the prestige quo... until eventually strong factions got here to make warfare, now not love." 

"The Learjet," "The Fire," and "The typhoon" contain the novel's 3 components, environment the degree for concerns and motives that stay very important to today, in cities all through America. 

Henderson established this tale on his former reports as a newspaper writer within the nation's fourth greatest state.

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Jane Again - download pdf or read online

By Wayne Clifford

ISBN-10: 1897231555

ISBN-13: 9781897231555

In his sixties, Yeats released the half-dozen poems that drew loopy Jane out from his mind's eye to behave as a profane voice opposed to the strictures of the Church and the mores of his age. Wayne Clifford, in his sixties, after a life of puzzling over why Yeats provided so little clarification of Jane's human presence soak up his personal mind's eye, has allow Jane unfastened to talk once again. In Jane Again, we examine why Jane is loopy, if certainly she is, what half her Jack has performed in her ardour, how she is aware the character of the divine, and who she insists herself to be during this global virtually sufficiently big to carry her. Wayne Clifford's Jane Again is bawdy, irreverent and funny; it's also loving, relocating and gorgeous, and will support to cement Clifford's popularity as some of the most creative versifiers to come back out of Canada in years.

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Read e-book online Ritorno a Miramar (Italian Edition) PDF

By Alessandro Fullin

ISBN-10: 8889219963

ISBN-13: 9788889219966

Travolta da una furiosa passione Sissi di Baviera parte consistent with Alessandria d’Egitto con il suo amato, l’irredentista triestino Guglielmo Oberdan. Ma l’amore a volte è un tragico inganno e los angeles liason tra i due presto finisce e Sissi versa tutte le sue lacrime sulla Regal Princess che l. a. riporta a Trieste.
L’imperatrice trova una città sferzata da bora nera (“El vento più cativo de tuto l’Impero”) e da un violento temporale. l. a. povera Sissi, a fatica e tutta bagnata, raggiunge il portone principale del castello dove viene lasciata attendere a lungo sotto una pioggia battente. Quando finalmente il portone si apre Ottilia vede l’imperatrice in uno stato veramente pietoso (“Che pace! Vien zò strangolini. Ottilia no stame a vardar con l. a. boca verta. Cori a cior un paio de papuze consistent with cortesia...”).
Comincia così “Ritorno a Miramar”: tra branzini e fette di polenta, poeti decadenti e aitanti bagnini, gite in carso e crociere nel Golfo Sissi e Carlotta affrontano nuove avventure consce di essere diventate, grazie alla penna ironica di Alessandro Fullin, due Altezze Comiche Imperiali.

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Download e-book for kindle: Kevin Kramer Starts on Monday by Debbie Graber

By Debbie Graber

ISBN-10: 1939419840

ISBN-13: 9781939419842

Kevin Kramer is the recent senior vp of the goods revenue heart at creation recommendations. He’s labored not easy for all his good fortune. It’s taken him years to ideal a non-clammy handshake. yet Kevin Kramer harbors many darkish secrets and techniques. in reality, for everybody in those tales, averting as a matter of fact a full-time task: An HR supervisor attempts desperately to keep up order, whilst the total software program division vanishes lower than mysterious conditions. An estranged sister devises her comeback by way of throwing jointly a DIY marriage ceremony bathe. a guy who wears a Chewbacca dress feels he's uniquely certified to divide the realm into winners and losers. And a choice heart consultant attempts to offer himself a pep speak after a very egregious customer interaction.

The satirical brief tales in Kevin Kramer begins on Monday inform the stories of souls adrift in a company netherworld. the gathering info the delusions the characters put on as very easily as their khakis and no-iron button downs to skewer company tradition and extra more often than not, the lies we inform ourselves as people with the intention to persevere.

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Download e-book for kindle: Die Welt steht auf kein' Fall mehr lang: Nestroy für by Johann Nestroy,Brigitte Sinhuber

By Johann Nestroy,Brigitte Sinhuber

ISBN-10: 3850028135

ISBN-13: 9783850028134

Zum Jubiläum die besten Sentenzen und Weisheiten

"Die Welt steht auf kein' Fall mehr lang" singt Knieriem in seinem Couplet in Lumpazivagabundus, aber solange die Welt steht, wird guy Nestroy spielen.
Als österreichischen Shakespeare hat ihn unter anderem Egon Friedell bezeichnet, als einzigen österreichischen Philosophen. Nestroy, der souveräne und radikale Skeptiker, "zerleuchtet" förmlich Menschen und Dinge und tischt uns auf diesem Wege eine sprudelnde Fülle von gültigen Weisheiten und intimer Seelenkunde auf - unter dem ewig gültigen Motto: "Der Mensch ist intestine, aber die Leut' san so schlecht".
Sprüche, Sentenzen, Pointen, die inzwischen zu Klassikern geworden sind, von "Wenn alle Stricke reißen, häng ich mich auf" bis "Ja, ja lang leben will halt alles, aber alt werden will kein Mensch" enthält dieses Buch zum Nachlesen, Zitieren, Vergnügen und G'scheiter werden, eine Fülle vom Besten, was once das Genie Nestroy auf den Punkt gebracht hat.

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Download e-book for iPad: The Twelve Man Bilbo Choir: A Novel Inspired By Actual by Peter Staadecker

By Peter Staadecker

ISBN-10: 0995925119

ISBN-13: 9780995925113

A secret, a rip-off, a jail break out, a love tale, a philosophical debate....

Meet Pango Brown, loving husband, father of 2, and as respectable someone as you may desire to meet. he is additionally a convict, sentenced for manslaughter. He freely admits his guilt and regret. The secret is "what did he do?". Pango will not discuss it.

Inmates and legal employees in Pango's tale comprise Zabriski, the protect who spits within the inmates' soup; Jeb, a thug with a hair-trigger mood; Low puppy, who starts off a race revolt in a jail remedial highschool classification; Hiero, the blameless, convicted as a terrorist; Mrs. Haverman, who runs the criminal library; her daughter, Julia; and Cory, convict grasp forger and self belief trickster. it truly is Cory who manipulates either guards, inmates and the warden into forming a twelve guy legal choir - for purposes that experience not anything to do with tune. whilst Pango is published, he hitch-hikes out of the Deep South, certain for domestic in Maine. the great Samaritan who supplies Pango a experience discovers layer after layer to Pango's tale and cannot allow the secret move. What did Pango do?

Inspired by means of genuine occasions that made felony history.

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B. Brandon Barker's Operation EMU PDF

By B. Brandon Barker

ISBN-10: 0977376338

ISBN-13: 9780977376339

"Sharp, fierce, and humorous, Operation EMU is a depraved satire in regards to the area application, low-priced filmmaking, and why americans like to be informed what to think. Brandon Barker's first novel does not cease remarkable or delighting. think NASA run through seasoned wrestling's Vince McMahon - or higher but, begin interpreting this book."
-- Douglas E. wintry weather, writer of Run (Knopf)

"I enjoyed Operation EMU -- very, very humorous and depraved even as, with great digs at popular/unpopular tradition. i feel it can be, apart from the pleasant novel it already is, a truly a laugh movie."
-- Judy Bachrach, characteristic author for vainness reasonable and writer of Tina and Harry Come to the US: Tina Brown, Harry Evans, and the makes use of of strength (Free Press).

"Operation EMU is unique, clean, shrewdpermanent, humorous, touching, and compulsively readable. Brandon Barker's tackle man's first touch with existence on one other planet -- one suspiciously like our personal within the age of the cave males -- can be a collaboration among Calvin Trillin and Philip ok. Dick; yet in any case, this interesting novel is all Barker, an enormous new expertise with a distinct voice and a wise and compassionate eye at the human condition."
-- Steven Spruill, writer of ahead of I Wake (St. Martin's Press), Painkiller (St. Martin's Press) and Sleeper (Berkley).

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Prove per un incendio (Italian Edition) - download pdf or read online

By Shalom Auslander,Elettra Caporello

ISBN-10: 8823502497

ISBN-13: 9788823502499

Solomon Kugel, un quasi quarantenne pieno di paure e ossessioni, come to a decision di fuggire dalla città in step with trasferirsi con l. a. moglie e il figlioletto a Stockton, nell'anonima provincia americana. Spera così di ricominciare da 0: di lasciarsi alle spalle i pericoli, le malattie, ma soprattutto il peso di un passato che non gli appartiene. l. a. storia della sua gente. L'Olocausto. l. a. guerra. Con loro c'è anche l'anziana madre di Kugel, ferocemente attaccata alla vita, ostinata nel negare l. a. realtà e nel comportarsi come una superstite delle persecuzioni naziste, anche se è nata e cresciuta in the USA ed è stata solo una volta in un campo di concentramento - ma da turista.

Come se non bastasse, un misterioso piromane minaccia l'incolumità degli abitanti della zona, appiccando il fuoco alle fattorie vicine. Niente di più angosciante, in step with un uomo che non riesce a scacciare il pensiero della morte e che tiene un taccuino according to segnare le «ultime parole» da pronunciare nell'istante fatale. E tutto questo perché Kugel, in fondo, è un ottimista: ha un bisogno così disperato che le cose vadano meglio, che non riesce a smettere di pensare al peggio. in line with di più, una notte Kugel sente degli strani rumori provenire dalla soffitta. C'è qualcuno. Una donna molto anziana, malata. cube che sta scrivendo un libro, che se ne andrà quando lo avrà finito. Ironia della sorte, non si tratta di un inquilino qualunque: los angeles donna cube di essere Anne Frank, sopravvissuta ai nazisti e nascosta lì da quarant'anni. L'assurdo irrompe così nella vita di Kugel, eroe tragicomico dell'inettitudine moderna, vessato dal proprio destino e divorato da una spirale di piccole e grandi catastrofi.

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Get Giulia 1300 e altri miracoli (Dal mondo) (Italian Edition) PDF

By Fabio Bartolomei

ISBN-10: 8866325740

ISBN-13: 9788866325741

A Diego, quarantenne traumatizzato da un lutto familiare, con un lavoro anonimo e un talento unico in step with le balle, accade di imbarcarsi in un’impresa al di sopra delle sue capacità, l’apertura di un agriturismo; accade che decida di farlo in società con due individui visti solo una volta e che in comune con lui hanno esclusivamente los angeles mediocrità; accade anche che a scongiurare il fallimento immediato sia l’intervento di un comunista nostalgico e che los angeles banale fuga in campagna si trasformi in un atto di resistenza quando nell’agriturismo si presenta un camorrista consistent with chiedere il pizzo. Una “miracolosa” commedia all’italiana che ci fa ridere da pazzi senza nascondere i mali e i difetti del nostro paese.

Da questo romanzo il movie di Edoardo Leo con Luca Argentero, Claudio Amendola, Anna Foglietta, Stefano Fresi e Carlo Buccirosso.

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Download e-book for iPad: Sisyphos war erfolgreich ... und andere Satiren: Für alle, by Wolfgang Eckhard

By Wolfgang Eckhard

ISBN-10: 3990485946

ISBN-13: 9783990485941

Dieses Buch ist eine erfrischende Sammlung heiterer und meist wahrer Kurzgeschichten über alles, used to be junge Eltern freut und beschäftigt und dem Alltag seine „Alltäglichkeit" nimmt. Sei es das Schlafen, das Zimmeraufräumen, die Schule oder die Pubertät. Von der Geburt bis zum Auszug der Kinder wird sehr selbstironisch über all die spannenden und unterhaltsamen Seiten der Erziehung berichtet. Hier gilt auf jeden Fall: Humor ist, wenn guy trotzdem lacht!

Wenn Sie Kinder haben, dann werden Sie kräftig mitlachen, denn es könnte sein, dass es bei Ihnen nicht anders conflict - oder Sie werden daran erinnert, wie es Ihren Eltern wohl mit Ihnen erging. Die Sammlung ist sowohl geeignet, um für sich allein bei einzelnen Werken zu schmunzeln, als auch zum Vorlesen bei vergnüglichen Familienfeiern.

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