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Sophie And The Rising Sun

Author : Augusta Trobaugh
ISBN : 9781611940688
Genre : Fiction
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An unforgettable story of an extraordinary love and a town's prejudice during World War II. Sophie and the Rising Sun "suggests the small but heartwarming triumphs made possible by human dignity and courage." -Publisher's Weekly. In sleepy Salty Creek, Georgia, strangers are rare. When a quiet, unassuming stranger arrives--a Japanese man with a secret history of his own--he becomes the talk of the town and a new beginning for lonely Sophie, who lost her first love during World War I. Middle-aged Sophie had resigned herself to a passionless existence. That all begins to change as she finds herself drawn to the mysterious Mr. Oto. When the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Mr. Oto's newfound life comes under siege; his safety, even in Salty Creek, is no longer certain. Sophie must decide how much she is willing to risk for a future with the man who has brought such joy into her life. Visit the author at:
Category: Fiction

The Sun Is Rising

Author : Sophie Masson
ISBN : UOM:39015040736913
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Category: Juvenile Fiction

Going Out

Author : Scarlett Thomas
ISBN : 9780857862112
Genre : Fiction
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Luke is twenty-five and allergic to the sun. He is stuck in his bedroom, where the world comes to him through TV, the internet and Julie's visits. Julie, meanwhile, is brilliant, kind and could be changing the world. Unfortunately she is too terrified of aeroplane crashes, road accidents and potentially life-threatening bacteria to leave her home town. When someone contacts Luke and claims that he can cure him, Luke and Julie have to deal with their fears and face the world outside. With four friends, wellies and a homemade space suit, they set off in a VW Camper van along Britain's B-roads. It is a journey that might just change their lives.
Category: Fiction


Author : Julie L. Cannon
ISBN : 9781426761188
Genre : Fiction
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Twenty-three-year-old Jennifer Clodfelter believes she is destined to be a country music star. When her passion, determination and homemade demo tape were rejected by every music label in Nashville, she refused to give up. In just three years, a combination of guts and raw talent have propelled her on a journey of fame beyond her best dream. Now Jennifer has all she ever wanted, only to discover that there is a dark side to the glitz and number one hits. She will have to decide whether to sing her pain to a loving audience or find the courage to face the music in the private studio of her heart.
Category: Fiction

Resting In The Bosom Of The Lamb

Author : Augusta Trobaugh
ISBN : 9781611940336
Genre : Fiction
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Four elderly southern women share a house, a history, and heartbreaking secrets. Baby girl, I hope you're listening real good to what I'm gonna tell you about that sure-enough miracle we got us. Had to be a miracle, because in all my born days, I didn't never think it could turn out like this. Didn't never think you'd be sitting right here on this very porch with me, hearing me talk about all us folks you don't know nothing much about yet.. . . Back then, I didn't really know that all the folks who came ahead of us are like the brown roots of a big old vine growing close to the porch, and even though those roots are way down deep in the ground where we can't see them, they're still there. And we grow from them, our whole lives, and then, if we're lucky, others grow from us. Well, I expect that the ones who came before us--black and white--had things they had to keep still about, too, just like me and Miss Cora. Things we had to do, whether we liked it or not. And then never speak of them again. Augusta Trobaugh is the acclaimed author of fine novels including PraiseJerusalem, Sophie and the Rising Sun, and coming soon, Music From Beyond the Moon.
Category: Fiction

Rising Sun Divided Land

Author : Kate Taylor-Jones
ISBN : 9780231165853
Genre : Performing Arts
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Rising Sun and Divided Land provides a comprehensive, scholarly examination of the historical background, films, and careers of selected Korean and Japanese film directors. It examines eight directors: Fukasaku Kinji, Im Kwon-teak, Kawase Naomi, Miike Takashi, Lee Chang-dong, Kitano Takeshi, Park Chan-wook, and Kim Ki-duk and considers their work as reflections of personal visions and as films that engage with globalization, colonialism, nationalism, race, gender, history, and the contemporary state of Japan and South Korea. Each chapter is followed by a short analysis of a selected film, and the volume as a whole includes a cinematic overview of Japan and South Korea and a list of suggestions for further reading and viewing.
Category: Performing Arts

Swan Place

Author : Augusta Trobaugh
ISBN : 9781611942132
Genre : Fiction
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Originally published: New York: Dutton, 2002.
Category: Fiction

River Jordan

Author : Augusta Trobaugh
ISBN : 0452286603
Genre : Fiction
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Jordan, an imaginative young girl yearning for warmth, companionship, and adventure, forms an unlikely alliance with her step-grandmother, Miss Amylee, an elderly woman in need of a live-in nurse, and her new health-care aid, Pansy, recently released from prison, who finds a new life amid the tightly interwoven community of a small Southern town. By the author of Swan Place. Reprint.
Category: Fiction

Library Journal

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ISBN : IND:30000080942703
Genre : Libraries
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Author : Rick E. Thompson
ISBN : 9781460296998
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Leaving his position in the king's army, Michael settled down with his wife in a small farmhouse in the woods, raising two children, and assuming his life of violence was behind him. When he wasn't helping his wife with the garden or doing chores, he would be in the woods with his 16-year-old son, Benny, teaching him everything he knew about woodcraft and hunting. Sophie, Benny's 12-year-old sister, would often tag along, watching from the shadows. A very small and quiet girl, Sophie always seemed happy to amuse herself. So often overlooked by her family, never noticing just how special she was—that was about to change. One day, when the two kids are out playing in the woods, Sophie inexplicably panics and runs for home. Confused, Benny follows and the two arrive just in time to witness a band of mercenaries attacking their farm, looting their possessions and taking their parents captive. There is no one they can call on for help―no one who can save their parents from whatever horrible fate awaits them. And so, that responsibility falls squarely on their own small shoulders ... assuming they can avoid capture themselves.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Book Review Index

Author : Gale Group
ISBN : 0787665797
Genre : Literary Criticism
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'Book Review Index' provides quick access to reviews of books, periodicals, books on tape and electronic media representing a wide range of popular, academic and professional interests. More than 600 publications are indexed, including journals and national general interest publications and newspapers. 'Book Review Index' is available in a three-issue subscription covering the current year or as an annual cumulation covering the past year.
Category: Literary Criticism

Saving Sophie

Author : Marie Kelly
ISBN : 9781312890220
Genre : Fiction
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When Sophie Lawrence finds herself under suspicion of a vicious murder she has her already upside-down life turned inside-out. With so many changes in so short a time, she must decide who to turn to for help. Will it be her recently found brother, who might have secrets of his own, or the detective whom she just cannot seem to forget and who betrayed her in the worst possible way – or did he? With so many twists and turns she must learn to trust and perhaps she will find her happy-ever-after. Cam Doyle is a seasoned detective. He has seen it all and had to put up with those who would seek to find ways around the justice system. When the beautiful Sophie turns up, another woman trying to beat the system, he is bowled over by her, never truly able to put her out of his mind, and when she needs his help, like a white knight he finds himself sacrificing everything for her. But Cam is a realist. He understands that what they have is fleeting, that he is a cop and she a star.
Category: Fiction

Holstein Friesian Herd Book

Author : Holstein-Friesian Association of America
ISBN : CORNELL:31924066646385
Genre : Cattle
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Category: Cattle

Annual Report

Author : Maryland State Dept. of Education
ISBN : MINN:31951000850548F
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Blood On The Rising Sun

Author : Adalia Márquez
ISBN : UOM:39015043113706
Genre : Philippines
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Category: Philippines

The Tea Olive Bird Watching Society

Author : Augusta Trobaugh
ISBN : 9781611941586
Genre : Fiction
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"Delightful." BOOKLIST "Readers will laugh at the antics of steel magnolia vigilante justice as the tea-toting, bible-quoting ladies fumble and bumble in their endeavor to protect their cohort and town . . . . the classic good rural vs. evil-urban premise makes for a fine, polite (sort of like a southern contemporary Arsenic and Old Lace) . . . tale." - Harriet Klausner Book Reviews Coconut cake, grits, poisoned turtle stew and bird-watching . . . the ladies of tiny Tea-Olive, Georgia share a lot of interests, including murder. Retired judge L. Hyson Breed, a Yankee, picked the wrong Southern woman to trick, bully and steal from. The members of the Tea-Olive Bird Watching Society plot revenge after the judge's marriage to their friend, Sweet, turns out to be a greedy grab for her land and for control of their town. To the rescue: Beulah, Zion and Wildwood (all named after hymns, as is Sweet). The only problem? The wannabe murderers are southern matrons from a more civilized generation. How does one remain polite even while planning to kill a man and get away with it? Augusta Trobaugh is the acclaimed author of these southern novels also from Bell Bridge Books SOPHIE AND THE RISING SUN MUSIC FROM BEYOND THE MOON RIVER JORDAN RESTING IN THE BOSOM OF THE LAMB SWAN PLACE PRAISE JERUSALEM!
Category: Fiction

Under The Shadow Of The Rising Sun

Author : Donald Ernest Mansell
ISBN : UOM:39015060104711
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A WWII memoir of prison and Providence18-year-old Donald Mansell, his brother and parents were sailing to Africa as missionaries when America plunged into World War II. Fleeing for safety to the Philippines, they instead found themselves prisoners of the Japanese army, spending the next three years in a concentration camp. Donald's world revolved between hunger, weevils, lack of privacy, and numbing routine. He witnessed torture and brutality, fought off despair, and escaped death several times. Under the Shadow of the Rising Sun is an honest, gripping, sometimes whimsical account of daily life as a prisoner of war. Through the eyes of a survivor, we discover the role of trials in developing faith, and we see the intervention of a merciful Providence in an unforgettable true-life adventure.
Category: Biography & Autobiography