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Daddy S Pelican

Author : William J. Jefferson
ISBN : 9781604940701
Genre : Fiction
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Zachariah passes the greatest passion of his life, hunting, and the lessons about life that he learned from it, on to one of his sons, James. Through it, Zachariah and James make a special connection. But, this is not a story just about hunting. It is about the strength of will power, the supremacy of spirit over mind, the sway of family ties, and how the power of love can give rise to the enchantment of miracles.
Category: Fiction

Wide Awake In The Pelican State

Author : Ann Brewster Dobie
ISBN : 9780807130346
Genre : Fiction
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Wide Awake in the Pelican State -- which mimics the title of Dinty W. Moore's contribution to the collection -- brings together twenty-one of the finest modern writers who claim Louisiana as home, having lived all or some part of their lives in the Pelican State. Each author shares the knack of telling a good story, a Louisiana tradition that dates back two hundred years to the tales told by African American griots and the stories swapped among Mississippi river workers on boats, in taverns, and around campfires. Though united by talent and place, these writers speak with inflections that vary by gender, race, education, religion, and time spent elsewhere. Their stories are also richly diverse, ranging from Ernest Gaines's humorous portrait of black culture in rural Louisiana to Tim Parrish's aching depiction of white working-class family life in Baton Rouge, from Ellen Gilchrist's acerbically funny rendering of wealthy New Orleans bankers to Richard Ford's flinty unfolding of a father-son relationship in the marshy netherworld south of the Crescent City. The pieces span the full swath of Louisiana experience, be it the life of a Vietnamese refugee in Lake Charles or the miraculous appearance of the image of Jesus on a refrigerator in Holly Springs. In addition to their Louisiana-rooted inspiration and highest regard for craft, the stories in Wide Awake in the Pelican State share a deep humanity. These are stories about people -- noble and nefarious, some living high and others down on their luck -- as they fathom the tragic depths and comic heights of love, betrayal, family, change, and life writ large. Contributors to Wide Awake in the Pelican State: John Biguenet, James Lee Burke, Robert Olen Butler, Kelly Cherry, Moira Crone, Albert Belisle Davis, Charles deGravelles, John Dufresne, Richard Ford, Ernest J. Gaines, Louis Gallo, Tim Gautreaux, Norman German, Ellen Gilchrist, Joan Arbour Grant, Shirley Ann Grau, Dinty W. Moore, Tim Parrish, Tom Piazza, Nancy Richard, James Wilcox.
Category: Fiction

The Pelican Fables

Author : Ian Grey
ISBN : 9780595374359
Genre : Fiction
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A modern day gay Lolita, The Pelican Fables is a poetic and provocatively written coming-of-age story that confronts the burgeoning sexuality of a young man in his last year of prep school.Adam Proffit is torn apart by his longstanding, highly concealed crush on his roommate of two years, Kellum Thurman, and the newly arrived faculty member, Carter Moran, whom Adam believes may share his attraction. But within the conservatively charged atmosphere of the Melbourne School, acting upon any of his sexual impulses presents a dangerous proposition that could jeopardize Adam's existence at Melbourne and destroy the future for which he has worked so long and hard.But keeping his feelings hidden poses perhaps an even graver and more devastating challenge. Adam must either come to terms with his sexuality or find the emerging self within him destroyed.Uplifting and surprising, The Pelican Fables will keep you wondering until the very last page.
Category: Fiction

Where The Pelican Flies

Author : Marilyn Martinuzzi
ISBN : 9781447592228
Genre : Australian fiction
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Set on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, this story focuses on Jasmin, a young woman who wants to find love. She meets Andy who is suspected by his flatmate Brad, of being involved in the coast's drug trade. Jasmine's estranged father from Sydney is likewise connected with the drug circle. He is murderd. Jasmine becomes inwittingly involved in the criminal activity and the police focus their attention on her. Can Brad protect her from Andy's web of deceit?
Category: Australian fiction

The Pelican And After

Author : Tom Wallace Lyons
ISBN : STANFORD:36105032859485
Genre : Fiction
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"Though rather a plod as fiction, this reconstruction of a disturbed 14-year-old boy's ordeal--battling for adult status and freedom in a dogma/jargon-bound institution--has its poignant, illuminating moments..."--Kirkus.
Category: Fiction

The Pelican Mystery

Author : Ruth Hooker
ISBN : 0807563951
Genre : Detective and mystery stories
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A resourceful brother and sister find adventure and mystery in the Florida Keys.
Category: Detective and mystery stories

The Reason For The Pelican

Author : John Ciardi
ISBN : UOM:39015016926274
Genre : Children's poetry, American
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Twenty-three poems for children that are funny and gentle and gay.
Category: Children's poetry, American

Daddy There S A Hippo In The Grapes

Author : Lucy M. Dobkins
ISBN : 1455603279
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Twelve-year-old Ibrahim, trying to be responsible, reports to his family that hippos are invading their Kenya farm, but no one believes him.
Category: Juvenile Fiction