A former paramedics visceral, poignant, and mordantly funny account of a decade spent on Atlantas mean streets saving lives and connecting with the drama and occasional beauty that lies inside catastrophe.<BR><BR>In the aftermath of 9/11 Kevin...
With the startling emotional immediacy of a fractured family photo album, Jennifer Lauck's incandescent memoir is the story of an ordinary girl growing up at the turn of the 1970s and the truly extraordinary circumstances of a childhood lost....
“The little books prose is strong and clear, and Wouk comes across as still a fairly lively fellow…”
A vivid narrative that recreates the life of Gaius Valerius Catullus, Romes first modern” poet, and follows a young mans journey through a world filled with all the indulgences and sexual excesses of the time, from doomed love affairs to shrewd...
I dreamed of New York, I am going there.On May 31, 1953, twenty-year-old Sylvia Plath arrived in New York City for a one-month stint at the intellectual fashion magazine Mademoiselle to be a guest editor for its prestigious annual college issue. Over...
Ted Hughes, Poet Laureate, was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. He was one of Britain's most important poets, his work infused with myth; a love of nature, conservation, and ecology; of fishing and beasts in brooding...
Henri Charrière, called "Papillon," for the butterfly tattoo on his chest, was convicted in Paris in 1931 of a murder he did not commit. Sentenced to life imprisonment in the penal colony of French Guiana, he became obsessed with one goal: escape....
Una obra al tiempo emotiva y escrita en el tono irónico y apasionado que caracteriza a la autora, en la que nos entrega la suma de sus días como mujer y como escritora. En La suma de los días, Isabel Allende narra con franqueza la historia de su...
In a lyrical love letter to guide dogs everywhere, a blind poet shares his delightful story of how a guide dog changed his life and helped him discover a newfound appreciation for travel and independence.<BR><BR>Stephen Kuusisto was born legally...
<b>Intimate and illuminating, this is the story of American icon Ernest Hemingway's life, compiled by the steward of the Hemingway estate and featuring contributions by his son and grandson.</b><BR><BR>For many people, Ernest Hemingway remains more a...