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The White Feather

Author : P. G. Wodehouse
ISBN : 9781775450023
Genre : Fiction
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In the British tradition, a white feather has long been a symbol of cowardice or pusillanimity in battle or when facing adversity. In The White Feather, Wodehouse applies this metaphor to the dog-eat-dog world of school. When an introverted and academically minded student displays a pronounced lack of courage when attacked by a gang of street toughs, he is ostracized by his peers and develops an outlandish scheme to restore his reputation.
Category: Fiction

The White Feather

Author : Heidi Wessman Kneale
ISBN : 9781509208913
Genre : Fiction
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Crippled by a fear of firearms, James Cowper is rejected by the draft during the Great War. For this, the villagers mark him as a cowardly pariah. Cruelly shamed by them, James attempts a desperate deed by the tombstone of the village's most famous lady, Georgia Palmerton, also known as the Stoweham Ghost. A hundred years ago, a romantic rival cursed Georgia Palmerton. Since then, she's wandered in phantom form, naked and alone, watching generations grow up, marry, live, and die. Georgia could be restored back to life, if someone had the courage to help her. Freeing Georgia from physical death is a simple matter. Freeing James from social death is altogether more challenging, especially when he is asked to give up everything he's ever known. Now that the ghost and the pariah have found each other, will love and courage be enough to save them both?
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The White Feather Murders

Author : Rachel McMillan
ISBN : 9780736966450
Genre : Fiction
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Uncommon Heroes...or Unsuspecting Victims? Toronto, 1914. Merinda Herringford and Jem Watts never could have imagined their crime-solving skills would set them up as emblems of female empowerment in a city preparing to enter World War I at the behest of Great Britain. Yet, despite their popularity, the lady detectives can't avoid the unrest infiltrating every level of society. A war measure adopted by Mayor Montague puts a target on Jem and her Italian husband, Ray DeLuca. Meanwhile, deep-rooted corruption in the police force causes their friend, Constable Jasper Forth, to wonder if his thirst for upholding the law would be best quenched elsewhere. In spite of these distractions, Merinda, Ray, and Jasper join with other honorable and courageous city leaders in the Cartier Club, which exists to provide newly arrived residents of Toronto with a seamless integration in the city. When a club member turns up dead, bearing a slanderous white feather, will Merinda, Jem, and those they hold dear be able to solve the high-stakes mystery before they're all picked off, one by one?
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The White Feather

Author : Ruth Eitzen
ISBN : 0836190254
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A Quaker family living in Ohio in the early 1800's makes peace with a Shawnee Indian tribe during a very troubled time.

The White Feather

Author : Cliff Farrell
ISBN : 084395518X
Genre : Fiction
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Three novellas that capture the bold dreams, intense passions, and harsh realities of those struggling to tame the West by a Spur Award-winning author.
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The White Feather Hex

Author : Don Peterson
ISBN : 9781682995396
Genre : Fiction
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For a few seconds, however, the tall stranger seemed to lose all of his cockiness, and a somber look crept over his jovial features. “Have you ever heard of the hex of the white feather?”
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The White Feather Killer

Author : R.N. Morris
ISBN : 9781448302239
Genre : Fiction
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London, 1914. The declaration of war with Germany has made the capital a dark, uncertain place, rife with fear and suspicion. As the pressure on young men to enlist grows stronger, Pastor Cardew holds a rally at his church. Unfortunately, it ends in humiliation for Felix Simpkins when he receives a dreaded white feather – the ultimate sign of cowardice. Meanwhile, DI Silas Quinn returns to New Scotland Yard after his recent sick leave to find the Special Crimes Department has been closed and his team absorbed into CID. But when a body is discovered in Wormwood Scrubs the day after Cardew's rally, a white feather placed in its mouth, Quinn finds himself unable to take a back seat in the investigation. Was the murderer really a foreign spy . . . or someone closer to home?
Category: Fiction

A White Feather

Author : Iain Baines
ISBN : 9781467899796
Genre : Religion
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This book consists of spiritual poetry written in its entirety by Iain Baines, from the heart. Inside are many descriptive and thought provoking works, from deep within his soul, en-capturing the emotions of all. Aretha Renia of Poetic Monthly Magazine (United States) Aretha Renia's review Recommended for: anyone who loves spiritual reads Read in June, 2009 — I own a copy, read count: 2- so far This book was pure inspiration. There is a poem for every situation in your life. If you want a book on your bookshelf to turn to when you need a little spiritual pick-me-up, then this is the book. The poems are beautifully written and hearttouching.
Category: Religion