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By: "Renault, Mary"
Seller ID: 9780394751023
In another masterful novel that vividly recreates the world of Ancient Greece, Mary Renault tells the story of Simonides, an ugly boy destined to create beauty through his extraordinary poetic talent.Born into a stem fanning family on the island of Keos, Simonides escapes his harsh childhood through a lucky apprenticeship with a renowned Ionian singer. Traveling through fifth-century B.C. Greece, Simonides learns not only how to play the kithara and compose poetry, bu... View more info
By: "Renault, Mary"
Seller ID: 9780394751016
"It takes skill to depict, as Miss Renault has done, this half-man, half Courtesan who is so deeply in love with the warrior."-"The Atlantic Monthly"The Persian Boy traces the last years of Alexander's life through the eyes of his lover, Bagoas. Abducted and gelded as a boy, Bagoas was sold as a courtesan to King Darius of Persia, but found freedom with Alexander after the Macedon army conquered his homeland. Their relationship sustains Alexander as he weathers a... View more info
Publisher: Handtype Press:
Seller ID: 9780979881640
ANY WATER WAS A WAY HOME ... What if you grew up with a seal mother and a human father? Fionnuala is such a daughter: a part-human, part-seal Deaf woman who falls in love with Neela, a Hearing woman in India. While growing up with Neela's family in Tamil Nadu, she struggles with her distant parents living apart in Ireland and Indonesia. Eventually her father brings her to Venice where she becomes a mime artist. What binds them all together is the unstoppable undercurrent... View more info
By: "Rowse, A.L."
Publisher: NY, 1997
Edition: (2nd edition)
Seller ID: 1DH008
"Ex-library with expected markings. Tight, bright, clean, curled corners. Covers are creased and rubbed with worn edges. ""analysis of influential historical figures (Among them - Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Tchaikovsky, Oscar Wilde, Ernst Rohm, Noel Coward) explores not only the links between sexuality and sexual desire, but also how their awareness of their own sexual mores lent itself to the shaping of their genius...""" View more info
By: "Rudy, Kathy"
Publisher: "Boston, MA", BEACON: 1997
Edition: (2nd printing)
Seller ID: 14H002
"As new - gift quality! ""Is gender a way we should define ourselves and judge each other? What makes sex ethical or unethical? What kind of intimate relationships best contribute to the formation of a Christian community?…"" 156 indexed, annotated pages." View more info
By: "Sanchez, Alex"
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers:
Seller ID: 9781416937753
Four teens explore the fluidity of love, sexuality, and identity in this acclaimed novel from Alex Sanchez, now in paperback. Sergio is bisexual, but his only real relationship was with a girl. Lance has always known he was gay, but he's never had a real boyfriend. When the two of them meet, they have an instant connection--but will it be enough to overcome their differences? Allie's been in a relationship with a guy for the last two years--but when she meets Kim... View more info
Seller ID: 9780061099212
If there was ever one woman who knew what was important, that woman was Molly Bell Redwine. From childhood, Molly was taught by her charismatic, demanding mother that "family is everything." But in what seems like an instant, Molly discovers that family can change without warning. Her husband of more than twenty years leaves her for a younger woman, her domineering mother dies, and her Atlanta clan scatters to the four winds. In a heartbeat Molly is set adrift. Dev... View more info
Publisher: Random House:
Seller ID: 9780679413097
Seller ID: 9780743236713
Condition: very good
From the National Book Award-winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression comes a monumental new work, a decade in the writing, about family. In Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon tells the stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children but also find profound meaning in doing so. Solomon's startling proposition is that diversity is what unites us all. He writes about families coping with deafness, dwarfism, Down syndrome, ... View more info
By: "Strong, Jory"
Publisher: Ellora's Cave:
Seller ID: 9781419957673
Micah Blueby Amarinda Jones A demon has been waiting one hundred and twenty years for the next chosen one who commands the power of the sapphire. He will stop at nothing to make that woman his own. He needs her power to survive. When a fortuneteller gave Micah Blue a lump of blue rock, the drought in her sex life came to a screaming halt. Dark, erotic dreams of a stranger haunt her nights and a tattooed builder drives her wild with lust during the day. Both men are wicke... View more info
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform:
Seller ID: 9781539372141
By: "Tremain, Rose"
Publisher: Washington Square Press:
Seller ID: 9780671886097
"I have a secret to tell you, dear, and this is it: I am not Mary. That is a mistake. I am not a girl. I'm a boy." Mary's fight to become Martin, her claustrophobic small town, and her troubled family make up the core of this remarkable and intimate, emotional yet unsentimental novel. As daring as Virginia Woolf's "Orlando, " "Sacred Country" inspires us to reconsider the essence of gender, and proposes new insights in the unraveling of that timeless malady known as the ... View more info