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中文館 - 文學 - 現代翻譯文學 - 美國現代文學

2017.01文學出版品

  • Poet-lincPoet-linc Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts Black Dog 出版 2017/1/31出版

    This title is a the second book to document the unique slam poetry contest created by Lincoln Center to celebrate talented teens from New York composing original poetry.Collated as part of a ground-breaking series in partnership with Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and non-profits from each of New York five boroughs, the inaugural season sees each new ?slam poet?find their own voice, aided in their journey by an array of professional poets, judges and performance professionals.A series of battles are the focus in each competition night over an intensive six week period, where teens from various organizations compete for a place in the Grand Slam Finals. With the partnership non-profits including important, progressive organizations such as Curtis High School, El Puente, Girls Write Now, Global Writes, SAYA! (South Asian Youth Action), and Urban Word, the intense and exhilarating series is one of significant social and cultural recognition.The event's associated publication contains more than 80 poems from the contestants in the series, alongside work from established poets and critical essays on the medium and the initiative. The poems themselves portray a varied and illuminating survey into the attuned teenage mind, exploring, and often inverting, themes of race, love, lust, family and class in the playful, sardonic and relentless ebb and flow of the Poetry Slam itself.

    9 特價 471
  • Tara's Perfect LifeTara's Perfect Life Goss, Shelia M. Urban Books 出版 2017/1/31出版

    9 特價 313
  • The Heroic Legend of Arslan 6The Heroic Legend of Arslan 6 Tanaka, Yoshiki Kodansha 出版 2017/1/31出版

    The fantasy epic from the creator of?i>Fullmetal Alchemist!"An epic fantasy with plenty of historical detail [and a] deft artistic hand." -Anime News Network"Arakawa has no problem depicting the bloody reality of war: severed limbs, decapitated heads, and torture victims. Even the poor horses aren safe...he comparisons to?i>Game of Thronesre inevitable." -Women Write About Comics

    9 特價 347
  • Home Sweet HomeHome Sweet Home Smith, April Alfred A. 出版 2017/1/31出版

    From the widely praised author of the FBI Special Agent Ana Grey series and A Star for Mrs. Blake, this riveting epic drama follows the Kusek family from New York City to America's heartland, where they are caught up in the panic of McCarthyism, a smear campaign, a sensational trial, and, ultimately, murder.Calvin Kusek, a WWII pilot and attorney, and his wife, Betsy, escape the 1950s conformity of New York City to relocate to a close-knit town in South Dakota. They settle on a ranch and Betsy becomes a visiting nurse, befriending a quirky assortment of rural characters. Their children, Jo and her brother Lance, grow up caring for animals and riding rodeo. Life isn't easy, but it is full and rewarding. When a seat in the State Assembly becomes available, Cal jumps at the chance to repay the community and serves three popular terms.??? Things change when Cal runs for the U.S. Senate. The FBI investigates Betsy, and a youthful dalliance with the Communist Party surfaces to haunt the Kuseks. Mass hysteria takes over, inflamed by Cal's political enemies.?Driven by fear and hate, their neighbors turn, condemning them as enemies and spies. The American Dream falls apart overnight as the Kuseks try to protect their children from the nightmare that follows. The family is vindicated in a successful libel lawsuit, but the story?doesn't end there: years later, Lance Kusek and his wife and son are brutally attacked, and the mystery then unfolds as to who committed this coldblooded murder, and are they related to the stunning events of decades earlier?

    9 特價 849
  • Murder on the MoorMurder on the Moor Deering, Julianna Bethany 出版 2017/1/31出版

    When mysterious incidents begin occurring on a moor in Yorkshire, an old friend begs Drew for help. At first it seems to be simply bad luck--fires started, livestock scattered--but then the vicar is murdered. As danger closes in, Drew and Madeline must determine what's really going on and find the killer before it's too late.

    9 特價 504
  • Broken GlassBroken Glass Andrews, V. C. Baker & Tayl出版 2017/1/31出版

    From the New York Times bestselling author of the Flowers in the Attic and My Sweet Audrina series, now Lifetime movies, comes book two of the haunting saga of identical twin sisters tortured by their perfectionist motherntil one of them snaps.Haylee and Kaylee Fitzgerald are twin sisters who have been forced to be identical in every way by their domineering mother. She insists they wear the same clothes, eat the same food, get the same grades, and have all the same friends.But both are growing weary of her obsession with their similarities, so when they finally attend high school, they find little ways to highlight their independence. The transition isn't as easy as expected, however, and soon both sisters are thrust into a world that their mother never prepared them for world with far more dangerous consequences than just upsetting Mother.

    9 特價 851
  • At the Edge of the OrchardAt the Edge of the Orchard Chevalier, Tracy Penguin 出版 2017/1/31出版

    From internationally bestselling author Tracy Chevalier, a riveting drama of a pioneer family on the American frontier1838: James and Sadie Goodenough have settled where their wagon got stuck ?in the muddy, stagnant swamps of northwest Ohio. They and their five children work relentlessly to tame their patch of land, buying saplings from a local tree man known as John Appleseed so they can cultivate the fifty apple trees required to stake their claim on the property. But the orchard they plant sows the seeds of a long battle. James loves the apples, reminders of an easier life back in Connecticut; while Sadie prefers the applejack they make, an alcoholic refuge from brutal frontier life.?br>1853: Their youngest child Robert is wandering through Gold Rush California. Restless and haunted by the broken family he left behind, he has made his way alone across the country. In the redwood and giant sequoia groves he finds some solace, collecting seeds for a naturalist who sells plants from the new world to the gardeners of England. But you can run only so far, even in America, and when Robert past makes an unexpected appearance he must decide whether to strike out again or stake his own claim to a home at last. ?br>Chevalier tells a fierce, beautifully crafted story in At the Edge of the Orchard, her most graceful and richly imagined work yet.

    9 特價 504
  • When I Came to DieWhen I Came to Die Raden, Audrey Univ of 出版 2017/1/31出版

    Scholars have long considered the elegiac characteristics of Thoreau's work. Yet few have explored how his personal views on death and dying influenced his philosophies and writings. In beautiful prose, Audrey Raden places Thoreau's views of death and dying at the center of his work, contending that it is crucial to consider the specific historical and regional contexts in which he lived -- nineteenth-century New England -- to fully appreciate his perspectives. To understand death and dying, Thoreau drew on Christian and Eastern traditions, antebellum Northern culture, Transcendentalism, and his personal relationship with nature. He then suffused his writings with these understandings, through what Raden identifies as three key approaches -- the sentimental, the heroic, and the mystical.When I Came to Die suggests that throughout his writings, Thoreau communicated that knowing how to die properly is an art and a lifelong study, a perspective that informed his ideas about politics, nature, and individualism. With this insight, Raden opens a dialogue that will engage both Thoreauvians and those interested in American literature and thought.

    9 特價 1409
  • En tiempos del Papa sirio/ What the Syrian Pope Asked meEn tiempos del Papa sirio/ What the Syrian Pope Asked me Adalid, Jes Sanchez Ediciones B 出版 2017/1/31出版

    This novel will reveal many unknown things that occurred 1300 years ago in the history of Syria: the terrible first caliphate, the importance of monastic life and the hidden prophetic writings of the Fathers of early Christianity. These are essential to understanding what happening in the world today.

    9 特價 817
  • CartelCartel St. Germain, Lili Ediciones B 出版 2017/1/31出版

    Cartel narra la historia de Mariana, la hija de un narcotraficante que ofrece su vida para darle una segunda oportunidad a su familia. Por tal motivo, se convierte en la esclava de un poderoso narcotraficante. Sab燰 que su vida ser燰 terrible, pero jamas se imagin?el infierno en el que entrar燰, y nunca pens?enamorarse de su captor.

    9 特價 754
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