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those 8 stories of survival and triumph, suffused with magical realism, convey to existence the cruel struggles, the desires, the greed, the obsessions, the xenophobia — and the affection — skilled by way of the trappers and prospectors who flocked to northern Ontario through the Porcupine Gold Rush (1900 – 1922).

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By Gerd Umhauer

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Eine junge Anwältin kommt nachts nach Hause und erwischt ihren Freund mit einer Blondine im Bett, die sie kurzerhand an den Haaren aus dem Haus schleift und ihr Leben neu überdenkt. Wir begegnen einem Arzt, der entlassen wurde und es nicht aushält, allein vor sich hin zu starren. Als er auf die Bitte seines Bruders eine verprügelte Frau vorübergehend bei sich wohnen lässt, gerät er ins Philosophieren. Lars wird von der verheirateten Isabell beschimpft, weil er im Bett versagte, nachdem er zuvor sein Gehalt verspekuliert hatte. Doch Isabell, die Luxusfrau, setzt für den mittellosen Lars sogar ihre Ehe aufs Spiel. Die Galeristin Nadine muss erleben, dass ihr Lebensglück plötzlich an einem 21-jährigen Studen¬ten hängt, den sie zuvor als „Spielzeug“ benutzt hatte. Wir erfahren, dass Valentina mit Unterstützung ihres 16-jährigen Sohnes alles aufgibt, um einen Neuanfang zu wagen, obwohl ihr dabei angst und bange ist, und wie die 32-jährige Ariane nach kurzer Ehe ihren untreuen associate ausquar-tiert, um ihre vereisten Gefühle aufzutauen.

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By Bo Links

ISBN-10: 0684873621

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In Südfrankreich – eine gute Autostunde von Avignon entfernt in einem Rhône-Seitental gelegen – hat ein Deutscher ein verfallenes Bauernhaus gekauft, das er allein und mühsam bewohnbar macht. Er hat sich die Frist von einem Jahr gegeben, um das nötige Handwerk zu erlernen und die wichtigsten Arbeiten zu bewältigen. Daheim vor allem mit Büchern beschäftigt, lernt er hier das Wetter und die Natur beobachten und, am Rande der Zivilisation, mit der Einsamkeit fertig zu werden.
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By Edward Makuta

ISBN-10: 145029779X

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This choice of brief tales examines the lives of 5 very diverse males as they research for the priesthood and event seminary lifestyles.
Affectionately … in Jesus and Mary provides a suite of comparable brief tales concerning the lives of 5 very varied males. every one guy is learning for the priesthood, yet they strategy their seminary stories very in a different way. The tales chronicle the daily sacred, secular, holy, sinful, heroic, and petty recommendations, phrases, and deeds of the 5 males as they trip via all the phases of teaching and formation that culminate in ordination into the priesthood.
Vinnie Lauter attempts to account for his have to consistently be the guts of consciousness, even within the seminary. Eddie Moszka wonders if being a virgin is a blessing or a curse, whereas JV Delancey always struggles with non secular obedience and with the calls for of neighborhood residing within the seminary. Jay Kenny more and more feels that Thomism, the reputable philosophy and theology of the Catholic Church, has strapped him in an emotional and highbrow straightjacket. The saintly and scholarly Sean Saint-Jean, even supposing he has for my part reconciled Christianity and evolution, struggles with the ban on instructing and publishing at the subject.
These tales delve right into a deepest international that's more often than not hidden from view, exploring the lives of men—whether admirable or blameworthy—who inhabit this world.

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By Alice Munro

ISBN-10: 8426418430

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La colección de cuentos más reciente de los angeles gran autora canadiense.

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Anécdotas en apariencia banales se transforman en las manos de Munro en pura emoción, y su estilo muestra estas emociones sin dificultad, gracias a un talento excepcional que arrastra al lector dentro de las historias casi sin preámbulos.

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«Esta mujer es desde luego una de las mejores narradoras de hoy. ¡¡¡Lean a Alice Munro!!!»
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By R. C. Goodwin

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AS dying ROW INMATES watch for EXECUTION, THEY DELVE right into a examine OF THE UNIVERSE.


A girl, CONFRONTING HER CONVICTED RAPIST, turns into passionate about discovering how to KILL HIM.

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By Azálea Carrillo

Azálea Carrillo es una escritora versátil, prolífica, tiene varios libros publicados y ha participado en numerosas antologías poéticas así como de narrativa. Es autora del libro: “Las Tres Madres”, ganador del premio “Alberto Gutiérrez de los angeles Solana”. También escribe novela, teatro, y líricas para composiciones musicales. Ha recibido premios y reconocimientos internacionales por su hard work literaria, en poesía, narrativa y teatro. Viajera incansable se pasea por las ciudades más importantes tomando un nuevo enfoque de cada país que visita, los cuales inspiran su narrativa. Es fundadora y presidenta de “La Sociedad de Poetas y Escritores”, premiando a distinguidos autores, pintores y músicos. Organiza actividades literarias, como Peñas Poéticas, Desayunos Literarios, Reuniones de Autores y Pintores, así como Exposiciones de Pintura y Antologías Literarias. El bagaje literario de esta autora, los angeles confirma como una de las más importantes escritoras de hoy en día

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By M. Earl Jones

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