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By: "Penn, Jo"
Publisher: "Siren Publishing, Inc.":
Seller ID: 9781640100800
By: "Proulx, Annie"
Seller ID: 9780743271325
Annie Proulx has written some of the most original and brilliant short stories in contemporary literature, and for many readers and reviewers, "Brokeback Mountain" is her masterpiece. Ennis del Mar and Jack Twist, two ranch hands, come together when they're working as sheepherder and camp tender one summer on a range above the tree line. At first, sharing an isolated tent, the attraction is casual, inevitable, but something deeper catches them that summer. Both men work hard, marry, and have kids because that's what cowboys do. But over the course of many years and frequent separatio... View more info
Publisher: Fitzhenry and Whiteside:
Seller ID: 9781550051391
Joel adores his uncle Michael. Together they build a tree house and root their favourite teams at baseball games. Then Michael comes to live with Joel's family because he has AIDS, and they grow even closer. When Michael dies, Joel is heartsick - until he learns to find comfort in the wonderful memories of his beloved uncle. Janet Wilson's evocative and memorable painting highlight Patricia Quinlan's moving story about a family who finds consolation together after the untimely death of a loved one. View more info
By: "Reit, Seymour"
Publisher: Harcourt Childrens Books (J):
Seller ID: 9780152004248
By: "Renault, Mary"
Publisher: NY, 1959
Seller ID: 4-DT019
"Ex-library with all expected marking of a ""Withdrawn"" book. Rebound in 1965 in green Library binding with white lettering which now has slight softening and rubbing to spine ends. No dust jacket. Tight, bright, clean text. ""a bold, unapologetic portrayal of male homosexuality during World War II""" 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 assassination plots, the demands of two foreign wives, a sometimes-mutinous army, and his own ferocious temper. After Alexande... View more info
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, but also how to navigate the political intrigue surrounding his rich patrons. He is witness to the Persian invasion of Ionia, t... 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 of ache running through the sea of their lives. "In gorgeous, briny prose, Kristen Ringman's novel grabbed my heart and didn... 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
Seller ID: 9780345382696
" The work of a fine writer coming into her own...Laurano is an appealing character whose most natural responses are warmth and humor." THE WASHINGTON POST BOOK WORLDIn this sequel to EVERYTHING YOU HAVE IS MINE, Lauren's closest friend Megan is killed hours after a hold up of her Greenwich Village jewelry store, and Lauren soon discovers how little she knew about her friend's life. Hired by one of Megan's many ex-husbands to investigate, Lauren takes a microscope to a life she thought she knew intimately and finds a secret world of deception and danger. As Lauren moves close... View more info