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Om
Jul.16.2009
When Nela Sambashivan visits her native India to research the mathematics of collectives, she is drawn instead into the lives of ten year old Ranu, the cunning motel-keeper who exploits her, and an unscrupulous Uncle who believes that everything is for sale. Nela’s transformation from abstract...
HOURI COVER
Jul.07.2009
Three years after the Revolution, Tehran looks like a boneyard. Shahed has returned from California to his homeland to face the ghost of his father, to find out who betrayed him as a child, to recover something that might make him feel alive. Witnessing the brutalities of militant fundamentalists,...
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Jun.17.2009
Meet "Zombie", a strange and wonderful young man growing up in Truckstown, Pennsylvania, whose earliest childhood memory of visiting the "Sacred Voodoo Chamber" (with its beautiful glowing rocks and mysterious mummy) in the nearby Scranton Art Museum leaves him in thrall and...
The Camel Bookmobile
May.31.2009
Fiona Sweeney wants to do something that matters, and she chooses to make her mark in the arid bush of northeastern Kenya. By heping to start a traveling library, she hopes to bring the words of Homer, Hemingway and Dr. Seus to farflung tiny communities where people live daily with drought, hunger...
A Journey, a Reckoning and a Miracle
May.11.2009
Set in America after 2008, A Journey, a Reckoning and a Miracle follows the stories of Lucy, a seventeen year old Rapture believer who travels on a pilgrimage to honor the dead but finds the living; George, a former leader, who through suffering, finally acknowledges his tragic mistakes and begins...
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Apr.24.2009
Based on the author's early years in Paris with her famous father, A Soldier's Daughter Never Cries chronicles the growth of an extraordinary family. Previously the adored only child, Channe finds her world disrupted by the adoption of a French brother, Benoit. This inspired novel explores the...
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Apr.08.2009
This luminous tale filled with honesty and love charts the lives of sisters who find their curse and their salvation on the street where they live. One fateful summer they create their own magical world to escape a tragic encounter that has forever changed their lives. The healing power of...
McGowan's Retreat
Apr.05.2009
The evening news is rife with reports of corporate excess. Public outrage is of little consequence, however, since incompetence and greed might be considered moral failings, but not criminal offenses. Shelly Martin is beginning to suspect otherwise. It is not that she's becoming paranoid, but...
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Mar.20.2009
Jenny Dunfre is a graduate student in tropical ornithology who, because of a sexual indiscretion, is banished from her relatively staid appointment at research compound near the Panama Canal to a field site so remote that the only people she has contact with are the residents of a nearby indigenous...
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Mar.20.2009
A touching account of friendship and betrayal in Moorish Spain, WALK ON, BRIGHT BOY evokes the pleasures and purposes of walking as a way of engaging with life. Marrying a coming-of-age tale with Gothic horror, it is at once an adventure story, a celebration of the power of dreams, magic and...