Rebecca

Author by : Daphne Du Maurier
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 89
Total Download : 938
File Size : 40,6 Mb
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Description : Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again . . . Working as a lady's companion, the orphaned heroine of Rebecca learns her place. Life begins to look very bleak until, on a trip to the South of France, she meets Maxim de Winter, a handsome widower whose sudden proposal of marriage takes her by surprise. Whisked from glamorous Monte Carlo to his brooding estate, Manderley, on the Cornish Coast, the new Mrs de Winter finds Max a changed man. And the memory of his dead wife Rebecca is forever kept alive by the forbidding Mrs Danvers . . . Not since Jane Eyre has a heroine faced such difficulty with the Other Woman. An international bestseller that has never gone out of print, Rebecca is the haunting story of a young girl consumed by love and the struggle to find her identity. I am reminded of how profoundly du Maurier changed the way I felt about myself, how she engaged and excited me with her writing.


The Rebecca Notebook

Author by : Daphne Du Maurier
Languange : en
Publisher by : Hachette UK
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 83
Total Download : 159
File Size : 42,5 Mb
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Description : This book of occasional pieces from Daphne du Maurier's workshop is good to have: it is something of a continuation of her autobiography MYSELF WHEN YOUNG. The title piece is the remarkable Notebook she kept when REBECCA was forming itself in her mind -- the book that made her a worldwide bestseller and conquered both stage and films and ... television. The other pieces are mainly autobiographical but have no less variety than charm. 'Her devoted readers will not be disappointed' SPECTATOR


Kelroy

Author by : Rebecca Rush
Languange : en
Publisher by :
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Total Read : 22
Total Download : 330
File Size : 46,5 Mb
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Any Other Girl

Author by : Rebecca Phillips
Languange : en
Publisher by : Kensington Publishing Corp.
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 98
Total Download : 250
File Size : 44,5 Mb
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Description : During the summer before senior year, a love triangle threatens to tear two cousins apart, in this novel by the author of Faking Perfect . . . After a disastrous, reputation-destroying party at the end of junior year, Kat Henley has a new plan. When it comes to boys—especially other people’s boys: Don’t touch. Don’t smile. Don’t charm. In the past, drawing attention to herself helped distract people from what really makes Kat different—having two gay parents. But it’s also cost her friendships. Kat can’t afford to lose any more of those, especially not her cousin, Harper. They’re spending one last summer together at the lake, where they run into an intriguing newcomer named Emmett Reese. After years of trying to prove she’s just like everybody else, Kat has found someone who wants her because she’s not. A boy who could be everything she wants, too—if Harper hadn’t liked him first . . . “Phillips will soon be a must-read YA writer for those who love romance and drama.” —School Library Journal


The Girl Most Likely

Author by : Rebecca Sparrow
Languange : en
Publisher by : Univ. of Queensland Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 26
Total Download : 659
File Size : 48,6 Mb
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Description : When you were 17, what did you think your life would be like when you hit 27? At 17, Rachel Hill was the girl most likely to succeed. At 27, with an Honours degree and a career as a travel writer, she wonders if marriage is the only thing missing from this perfect trifecta. But one disastrous life decision changes everything. Suddenly she is living back at home in her childhood bedroom - a room still celebrating 1987. She's also working as a nanny for a surly six-year-old, proof-reading erotic fiction and crucifying movie themes on the piano. With Su-su-sudio in the cassette deck, Rachel tumbles head first into a quarter-life crisis. As she revisits her idea of perfection, she finds that happiness is living the life you want to live, rather than the one you're expected to.


Medusa Tells All

Author by : Rebecca Fjelland Davis
Languange : en
Publisher by : Capstone
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 79
Total Download : 852
File Size : 43,5 Mb
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Description : "Introduces the concept of point of view through Medusa's retelling of the classic Greek myth 'Medusa'"--


The Return Of The Soldier

Author by : Rebecca West
Languange : en
Publisher by : Broadview Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 47
Total Download : 660
File Size : 53,5 Mb
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Description : The Return of the Soldier tells the story of a shell-shocked soldier who returns home from the First World War believing that he is in love with a working-class woman from his past, rather than married to his aristocratic wife. His family and doctor must decide whether to allow him to remain safely in his delusion, or to bring him back to reality and return him to the front. A brief novel with a seemingly simple plot, it is a classic of modernist literature and provides a point of entry into discussions of some of the twentieth century's most enduring themes. Appendices include textual variants, patriotic and antiwar verse from World War I, war journalism by West, contemporary paintings and propaganda posters, and material on shell-shock.


Properties Of Light

Author by : Rebecca Goldstein
Languange : en
Publisher by : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 26
Total Download : 446
File Size : 45,5 Mb
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Description : A grand gothic novel of the outer reaches of passion -- of the body and of the mind -- PROPERTIES OF LIGHT is a mesmerizing tale of consuming love and murderous professional envy that carries the reader into the very heart of a physics problem so huge and perplexing it thwarted even Einstein: the nature of light. Caught in the entanglements of erotic and intellectual passion are three physicists: Samuel Mallach is a brilliant theoretician unhinged by the professional glory he feels has been stolen from him; Dana is his intriguing and gifted daughter, whose desperate devotion to her father contributes to the tragic undoing of Justin Childs, her lover and her father's protege. All three are working together to solve some of the deepest and most controversial problems in quantum mechanics, problems that challenge our understanding of the "real world" and of the nature of time. The book grapples with these elusive mysteries, but at its heart is a fiery love story of startling urgency. Insights into quantum mechanics and relativity theory are attached to the nerve fibers of human emotions, and these connections are alive with poignancy and pathos. For these characters, the passion to know and understand, like the desire for love, is full of terrible risk, holding out possibilities for heartbreak as well as for ecstasy. The true subject of Properties of Light is the ecstatic response to reality, perhaps the only response that can embrace the erotic and the poetic, the scientific and the spiritual. Written with, and about, a rare form of passion, this incandescent novel is fiction at its most daring and utterly original.


The Waterstone

Author by : Rebecca Rupp
Languange : en
Publisher by : Candlewick Press
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 25
Total Download : 805
File Size : 54,5 Mb
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Description : The world is drying. Twelve-year-old Tad — who is only a few inches tall — doesn’t even notice it at first. Busy practicing with his new spear, arguing with his sister, Birdie, and living the normal life of a youngling of the Fisher Tribe, he thinks little of a stream slowed to a trickle here, a pond suddenly dwindling there. But Tad begins to have strange flashbacks — glimpses of the past that he knows can't possibly be his own. With these "rememberings" haunting him, he and Birdie begin an adventure marked by great sorrows, fierce battles, and unbreakable friendships. In this remarkable rite of passage, Tad grows to know who he really is and what his destiny holds. For only he can restore the water and save the forests and animals and Tribes. Only he can retrieve the Waterstone.


Amazing Animal Architects Underground

Author by : Rebecca Rissman
Languange : en
Publisher by : Capstone
Format Available : PDF, ePub, Mobi
Total Read : 14
Total Download : 510
File Size : 46,5 Mb
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Description : All kinds of animals scrape and burrow below the surface. From pocket gophers to trapdoor spiders, many animals burrow down below. Find out why these amazing animals build and how they do it. Bring augmented reality to your students by downloading the free Capstone 4D app and scanning for access to an online article, video, and discussion questions.