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The Bridge Home

Author : Padma Venkatraman
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 208 pages
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Release : 2019-02-05
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781524738129

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"Readers will be captivated by this beautifully written novel about young people who must use their instincts and grit to survive. Padma shares with us an unflinching peek into the reality millions of homeless children live every day but also infuses her story with hope and bravery that will inspire readers and stay with them long after turning the final page."--Aisha Saeed, author of the New York Times Bestselling Amal Unbound Cover may vary. Four determined homeless children make a life for themselves in Padma Venkatraman's stirring middle-grade debut. Life is harsh in Chennai's teeming streets, so when runaway sisters Viji and Rukku arrive, their prospects look grim. Very quickly, eleven-year-old Viji discovers how vulnerable they are in this uncaring, dangerous world. Fortunately, the girls find shelter--and friendship--on an abandoned bridge. With two homeless boys, Muthi and Arul, the group forms a family of sorts. And while making a living scavenging the city's trash heaps is the pits, the kids find plenty to laugh about and take pride in too. After all, they are now the bosses of themselves and no longer dependent on untrustworthy adults. But when illness strikes, Viji must decide whether to risk seeking help from strangers or to keep holding on to their fragile, hard-fought freedom.

The View from the Bridge

Author : Nicholas Meyer
Publisher : Penguin
Page : 289 pages
File Size : 47,6 Mb
Release : 2010-08-31
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9780452296534

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"Essential reading for any Star Trek and movie fan." When Nicholas Meyer was asked to direct the troubled second Star Trek film, he was something less than a true believer. A bestselling author and successful director, he had never been a fan of the TV series. But as he began to ponder the appeal of Kirk, Spock, et al., he realized that their story was a classical nautical adventure yarn transplanted into space and-armed with that insight-set out on his mission: to revitalize Trek.

The Other Side of the Bridge

Author : Mary Lawson
Publisher : Dial Press
Page : 305 pages
File Size : 55,7 Mb
Release : 2006-09-26
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780440336372

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From the author of the beloved #1 national bestseller Crow Lake comes an exceptional new novel of jealously, rivalry and the dangerous power of obsession. Two brothers, Arthur and Jake Dunn, are the sons of a farmer in the mid-1930s, when life is tough and another world war is looming. Arthur is reticent, solid, dutiful and set to inherit the farm and his father’s character; Jake is younger, attractive, mercurial and dangerous to know – the family misfit. When a beautiful young woman comes into the community, the fragile balance of sibling rivalry tips over the edge. Then there is Ian, the family’s next generation, and far too sure he knows the difference between right and wrong. By now it is the fifties, and the world has changed—a little, but not enough. These two generations in the small town of Struan, Ontario, are tragically interlocked, linked by fate and community but separated by a war which devours its young men—its unimaginable horror reaching right into the heart of this remote corner of an empire. With her astonishing ability to turn the ratchet of tension slowly and delicately, Lawson builds their story to a shocking climax. Taut with apprehension, surprising us with moments of tenderness and humour, The Other Side of the Bridge is a compelling, humane and vividly evoked novel with an irresistible emotional undertow.

The Bridge

Author : Bill Konigsberg
Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
Page : 267 pages
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Release : 2020-09-01
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9781338325058

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The Bridge by Bill Konigsberg Pdf

Two teenagers, strangers to each other, have decided to jump from the same bridge at the same time. But what results is far from straightforward in this absorbing, honest lifesaver from acclaimed author Bill Konigsberg. Aaron and Tillie don't know each other, but they are both feeling suicidal, and arrive at the George Washington Bridge at the same time, intending to jump. Aaron is a gay misfit struggling with depression and loneliness. Tillie isn't sure what her problem is -- only that she will never be good enough.On the bridge, there are four things that could happen:Aaron jumps and Tillie doesn't.Tillie jumps and Aaron doesn't.They both jump.Neither of them jumps.Or maybe all four things happen, in this astonishing and insightful novel from Bill Konigsberg.

The Boy on the Bridge (Extended Free Preview)

Author : M. R. Carey
Publisher : Orbit
Page : 67 pages
File Size : 40,9 Mb
Release : 2017-02-14
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780316510790

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The Boy on the Bridge (Extended Free Preview) by M. R. Carey Pdf

From the author of USA Today bestseller The Girl With All the Gifts, a terrifying new novel set in the same post-apocalyptic world. Once upon a time, in a land blighted by terror, there was a very clever boy. The people thought the boy could save them, so they opened their gates and sent him out into the world. To where the monsters lived.

A View from the Bridge

Author : Arthur Miller
Publisher : Penguin UK
Page : 123 pages
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Release : 2011-10-06
Category : Drama
ISBN : 9780241960110

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Eddie Carbone is a longshoreman and a straightforward man, with a strong sense of decency and of honour. For Eddie, it's a privilege to take in his wife's cousins, straight off the boat from Italy. But, as his niece begins to fall for one of them, it's clear that it's not just, as Eddie claims, that he's too strange, too sissy, too careless for her, but that something bigger, deeper is wrong, and wrong inside Eddie, in a way he can't face. Something which threatens the happiness of their whole family.

Oxford Playscripts: a View from the Bridge

Author : Arthur Miller
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 104 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 2019-03-04
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 0198438362

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Oxford Playscripts: a View from the Bridge by Arthur Miller Pdf

Brand new edition of Miller's tragic masterpiece that brings it alive for 14-16 students. With the clearest and most accessible design, together with supporting activities, biography and contextual information targeting exactly the right level, this edition provides comprehensive, relevant and engaging support for students.

The Bridge Kingdom

Author : Danielle L. Jensen
Publisher : Del Rey
Page : 410 pages
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Release : 2019-08-13
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781733090308

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The iconic Bridge Kingdom series begins: a sweeping, sizzling fantasy romance filled with political intrigue and passionate love, from the New York Times bestselling author of A Fate Inked in Blood. "Heart-pounding romance and intense action wrapped in a spellbinding world. I was hooked from the first page!"—Elise Kova, USA Today bestselling author of A Deal with the Elf King A warrior princess trained in isolation, Lara is driven by two certainties. The first is that King Aren of the Bridge Kingdom is her enemy. And the second is that she'll be the one to bring him to his knees. The only route through a storm-ravaged world, the Bridge Kingdom enriches itself and deprives its rivals, including Lara's homeland. So when she's sent as a bride under the guise of peace, Lara is prepared to do whatever it takes to fracture its impenetrable defenses. And the defenses of its king. Yet as she infiltrates her new home and gains a deeper understanding of the war to possess the bridge, Lara begins to question whether she's the hero or the villain. And as her feelings for Aren transform from frosty hostility to fierce passion, Lara must choose which kingdom she'll save . . . and which kingdom she'll destroy. Don’t miss any of Danielle L. Jensen's Bridge Kingdom series: THE BRIDGE KINGDOM • THE TRAITOR QUEEN • THE INADEQUATE HEIR • THE ENDLESS WAR

A View from the Bridge: A Play in One Act

Author : Arthur Miller
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 82 pages
File Size : 50,6 Mb
Release : 2012-02-27
Category : Drama
ISBN : 1470148315

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"A View From The Bridge" is a play by American playwright Arthur Miller that was first staged on September 29, 1955 as a one-act verse drama with "A Memory of Two Mondays" at the Coronet Theatre on Broadway. The play was unsuccessful and Miller subsequently revised the play to contain two acts.Einstein Books' edition of "A View From The Bridge" is the original one-act version of the play.The play is set in 1950s America, in an Italian American neighborhood near the Brooklyn Bridge in New York. It employs both a chorus and a narrator (Alfieri). Eddie, the tragic protagonist, has an improper love of, and almost obsession with, Catherine. Miller's interest in writing about the world of the New York docks originated with an unproduced screenplay that he developed with Elia Kazan in the early 1950s (entitled The Hook) that addressed corruption on the Brooklyn docks (Kazan would go on to direct On the Waterfront, which tackled the same subject). Miller said that he heard the basic account that developed into the plot of A View from the Bridge from a longshoreman, who related it to him as a true story.Einstein Books' edition of "A View From The Bridge" contains supplementary texts:* An excerpt from "A Memory Of Two Mondays", a one-act play by Arthur Miller.* An excerpt from "The Man Who Had All The Luck", and early play by Arthur Miller.* A few selected quotes of Arthur Miller.

Under the Bridge

Author : Anne Bishop
Publisher : Fernwood Publishing
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 49,7 Mb
Release : 2019-05-13T00:00:00Z
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781773631622

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“There are people who break open and make a new, bigger, self. But some of us are ... brittle.” When stress causes an old trauma to surface, Lucy, a longtime community organizer, teacher and anti-poverty activist, loses control of her life. On probation and living on the streets of Halifax’s North End, all she has left is friends. Faithful friends like Judith, her lawyer, who is helping her take back her life. Lucy begins to regularly sneak into Judith’s basement to take refuge from the cold, but Lucy’s presence in the house betrays their friendship, and she uncovers mysteries from Judith’s past. As events draw their lives closer, Lucy and Judith are forced to face the toll taken by their secrets. Each of them must choose between confronting past pain or remaining broken.

Incident at Vichy

Author : Arthur Miller
Publisher : Penguin UK
Page : 73 pages
File Size : 51,8 Mb
Release : 2011-10-06
Category : Drama
ISBN : 9780241960141

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In Vichy France, 1942, a group of men sit outside an office, waiting to be interviewed. The reason they have been pulled off the street and taken there is obvious enough. They are, for the most part, Jews. But how serious an offence this is, and how they are to suffer for it, is not clear, and they hope for the best. But as rumours pass between them of trains full of people locked from the outside and furnaces in Poland, and although they reassure themselves that nothing so monstrous could be true, their panic rises.

A View from the Bridge

Author : Scam Likely
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 145 pages
File Size : 40,5 Mb
Release : 2020-06-27
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 9798652806576

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Sex. Drugs. Murder. Roast pork with all the trimmings.In this warts-and-all collection of 13 short stories, Scam Likely navigates all the above, and far more besides. In a world where all is grey, where the seamy underbelly of modern city life is turned firmly to the sky, these stories turn their beady eyes onto it all and bathe it in the brightest technicolour. Get a secret look inside the nation's bedrooms and workplaces, share in moments of misery and ecstasy, and watch as Scam Likely lays the city of Southampton before us like a body under the knife.Don't blink, and don't look away.Featuring a specially-commissioned introduction by Clive Barry, Chair of the Southampton Guild of Florists.

Honor Held Dear

Author : Usn (Ret) Captain Alan E Eschbach
Publisher : Brandylane Publishers, Incorporated
Page : 266 pages
File Size : 47,8 Mb
Release : 2019-10-23
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 1947860666

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Honor Held Dear by Usn (Ret) Captain Alan E Eschbach Pdf

In his autobiography, retired Navy Captain Alan Eschbach reflects on how the circumstances of his life, from his boyhood in the Pennsylvania Dutch farming community of Rawlinsville to his SEAL training and eventually, his captaincy of the guided missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke, have shaped his philosophy of leadership.

A View from the Bridge, Arthur Miller

Author : Ron Simpson
Publisher : Letts & Londsale
Page : 61 pages
File Size : 50,7 Mb
Release : 1997
Category : English literature
ISBN : 1857584937

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This text is part of a series of literature guides for students from Key Stage 3 to A Level. It develops useful skills and techniques for literature coursework and exams, encouraging explorative readings of texts. The graphic presentation aims for easy reference and active learning, and provides introductions to plot, characters and themes. Each title has a detailed commentary on the text, with icon symbols alowing selective study of themes and characters. It includes self-test questions, with guidance on literary terms, memorable quotations, and examination essays.

The Bridge

Author : Shauntay Grant
Publisher : Playwrights Canada Press
Page : 120 pages
File Size : 41,6 Mb
Release : 2021-04-26
Category : Drama
ISBN : 0369102266

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Winner of the 2020 Robert Merritt Award for Outstanding New Play by a Nova Scotian Set in a rural Black Nova Scotian community, The Bridge explores the complex relationship between two brothers strained over twenty years of secrecy, deception, and dishonour. Secrets are revealed one by one from the brothers themselves, as well as a trio of community gossips who provide the musical backdrop for this gospel-infused tale. A story of a family torn apart by betrayal, The Bridge invites us to consider the roads we choose in life, and to wonder whether we can ever cross back over the bridges we burn along the way