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A Single Man

Author : Christopher Isherwood
ISBN : 9781466853348
Genre : Fiction
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Welcome to sunny suburban 1960s Southern California. George is a gay middle-aged English professor, adjusting to solitude after the tragic death of his young partner. He is determined to persist in the routines of his former life. A Single Man follows him over the course of an ordinary twenty-four hours. Behind his British reserve, tides of grief, rage, and loneliness surge—but what is revealed is a man who loves being alive despite all the everyday injustices. When Christopher Isherwood's A Single Man first appeared, it shocked many with its frank, sympathetic, and moving portrayal of a gay man in maturity. Isherwood's favorite of his own novels, it now stands as a classic lyric meditation on life as an outsider.
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The Unhappiness Of Being A Single Man

Author : Franz Kafka
ISBN : 9781782274407
Genre : Fiction
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New translations of the best stories by the one of the twentieth century's greatest and most influential writers Kafka, whose name has generated an adjective, is one of the best loved writers of the twentieth century. Known for his dark, enigmatic stories, for the absurd nightmares he depicts, his extraordinary imaginative depth is clear in stories from 'A Hunger Artist' to 'The Verdict'. But Kafka also wrote fizzingly funny, fresh stories, and The Unhappiness of Being a Single Man contains all the aspects of this genius: the wit and the grit; the horror and the humour; the longing and the laughing. They range from bizarre, two-sentence stories about Don Quixote to the famous brutal depiction of violence and justice that is 'In the Penal Colony'. In a nimble new translation by the acclaimed Alexander Starritt, this collection of Kafka's essential stories shows the genius at his very best.
Category: Fiction

Confessions Of A Single Man

Author : Peter Anthony
ISBN : 9781504982894
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Confessions of a Single Man is an inspiring exploration of life through the lens and experiences of author Peter Anthony. In this book, the author eloquently shares his deepest secrets, biggest fears, and triumphs through poetry and prose. What is it really like to be a single man in the twenty-first century? This book answers that essential question for both men and women. For those who have failed at the game of love or succeeded, there is a lesson to take away with each page. Peter Anthonys hope is that through his confessions, readers will not only learn but understand that the greatest glory comes from truth. Finding strength in his vulnerability, the author shares his lifes beautiful struggle of anger, pain, loss, love, and rebirth with delicate writings for all to experience a soul-filled world hidden from within. Anthonys words of simplicity will make you rethink, reconnect, revise, regain, and remember that there is a life of greatness waiting to be captured, beginning by being true to yourself.
Category: Family & Relationships

A Single Man

Author : Hubert Henry Davies
ISBN : UCAL:$B298320
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A Single Man

Author : Isherwood, Christopher
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The Single Man

Author : John Paschal
ISBN : 9780595099399
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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John Paschal is the former editor of Aura magazine and a one-time writer for the Dallas Morning News. Mark Louis currently co-hosts a top rated Dallas Morning radio show on KSCS radio, where he is known by his on-air moniker, Hawkeye. The Single Man is a true story of the single man’s approach to life, love and everything in between.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Single Man Good Fortune Must Want Wife

Author : Jan Austen
ISBN : 9780595331055
Genre : Fiction
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Has anything changed since "Romeo and Juliet, Madame Bovary, Anna Karenina, The Great Gatsby, Darwin, Freud and "Sartre? The men are from West Hollywood, Massachusetts, Manhattan, and Michigan; the women are from Newport, Rhode Island. Jan Austen reports, cut by thrust and parry, on the Great Game--sexual politics--played as a fabled New England family declines and falls. Book One in this quartet, "A Single Man, Good Fortune (Must Want Wife), is the story of Mathew and Zola Bennet-Towne--the scion and the siren.
Category: Fiction

A Single Man 2009

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ISBN : OCLC:1114565708
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Based of a Christopher Isherwood novel, a tale of love interrupted, the isolation that is an inherent part of the human condition, and ultimately the importance of the seemingly smaller moments in life.
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Eccentric Orbits

Author : John Bloom
ISBN : 9781611859560
Genre : Business & Economics
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In the early 1990s, Motorola, the legendary American company, made a huge gamble on a revolutionary satellite telephone system called Iridium. Light-years ahead of anything previously put into space, and built on technology developed for Ronald Reagan's 'Star Wars,' Iridium's constellation of sixty-six satellites in six evenly spaced orbital planes meant that at least one satellite was always overhead. Iridium was a mind-boggling technical accomplishment, surely the future of communication. The only problem was that Iridium was also a commercial disaster. Only months after launching service, it was $11 billion in debt, burning through $100 million a month and bringing in almost no revenue. Bankruptcy was inevitable - the largest to that point in American history. It looked like Iridium would go down as just a 'science experiment.' That is, until Dan Colussy got a wild idea. Colussy, a former CEO of Pan Am, heard about Motorola's plans to 'de-orbit' the system and decided he would buy Iridium and somehow turn around one of the biggest blunders in the history of business. Eccentric Orbits masterfully traces the birth of Iridium and Colussy's tireless efforts to stop it from being destroyed, from meetings with his motley investor group, to the Clinton White House, to the Pentagon, to the hunt for customers in special ops, shipping, aviation, mining, search and rescue. Impeccably researched and wonderfully told, Eccentric Orbits is a rollicking, unforgettable tale of technological achievement, business failure, the military-industrial complex and one of the greatest deals of all time.
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A Single Man

Author : Tom Ford
ISBN : OCLC:586020582
Genre : Gay men
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After the death of his longtime partner, a British college professor in Los Angeles struggles to find meaning in his life. As he dwells in the past, he begins to contemplate suicide. A series of events and encounters will lead him to question if there really is a meaning to his life after all.
Category: Gay men