Publisher : Top Shelf Productions
Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
ISBN : 9781603093026
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 126

Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon, one of the key figures of the civil rights movement. His commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to the halls of Congress, from a segregated schoolroom to the 1963 March on Washington, and from receiving beatings from state troopers to receiving the Medal of Freedom from the first African-American president. Now, to share his remarkable story with new generations, Lewis presents March, a graphic novel trilogy, in collaboration with co-writer Andrew Aydin and New York Times best-selling artist Nate Powell (winner of the Eisner Award and LA Times Book Prize finalist for Swallow Me Whole). March is a vivid first-hand account of John Lewis' lifelong struggle for civil and human rights, meditating in the modern age on the distance traveled since the days of Jim Crow and segregation. Rooted in Lewis' personal story, it also reflects on the highs and lows of the broader civil rights movement. Book One spans John Lewis' youth in rural Alabama, his life-changing meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr., the birth of the Nashville Student Movement, and their battle to tear down segregation through nonviolent lunch counter sit-ins, building to a stunning climax on the steps of City Hall. Many years ago, John Lewis and other student activists drew inspiration from the 1958 comic book Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story. Now, his own comics bring those days to life for a new audience, testifying to a movement whose echoes will be heard for generations.

Publisher : Penguin
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781101079256
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 304

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize--a powerful love story set against the backdrop of the Civil War, from the author of The Secret Chord. From Louisa May Alcott's beloved classic Little Women, Geraldine Brooks has animated the character of the absent father, March, and crafted a story "filled with the ache of love and marriage and with the power of war upon the mind and heart of one unforgettable man" (Sue Monk Kidd). With "pitch-perfect writing" (USA Today), Brooks follows March as he leaves behind his family to aid the Union cause in the Civil War. His experiences will utterly change his marriage and challenge his most ardently held beliefs. A lushly written, wholly original tale steeped in the details of another time, March secures Geraldine Brooks's place as a renowned author of historical fiction.

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Category : BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
ISBN : 1626547068
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 128

The story of Congressman John Lewis¿ earliest days as a young man is at the center of the new graphic novel March Book One. Like the calm at the eye of a hurricane, a whirlwind of stories, people, violence, and history changing action spins around the heart, mind, and soul of the man at its center.

Publisher : Liveright Publishing
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781631498626
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 292

“I read Virginia’s novel in one sitting and was so captured by it I knew I had to make it and play Mrs. March. As a character, she is fascinating, complex, and deeply human and I can’t wait to sink my teeth into her.” —Elisabeth Moss A Jenny Lawson "Fantastic Strangeling Book Club" Selection Oprah Daily • Best of the Month USA Today • Books Not to Miss Who is Mrs. March? George March’s latest novel is a smash. No one could be prouder than his dutiful wife, Mrs. March, who revels in his accolades. A careful creature of routine and decorum, she lives a precariously controlled existence on the Upper East Side until one morning, when the shopkeeper of her favorite patisserie suggests that her husband’s latest protagonist—a detestable character named Johanna—is based on Mrs. March herself. Clutching her ostrich leather pocketbook and mint-colored gloves, she flees the shop. What could have merited this humiliation? That one casual remark robs Mrs. March of the belief that she knew everything about her husband—and herself—thus sending her on an increasingly paranoid journey that begins within the pages of a book. While snooping in George’s office, Mrs. March finds a newspaper clipping about a missing woman. Did George have anything to do with her disappearance? He’s been going on a lot of “hunting trips” up north with his editor lately, leaving Mrs. March all alone at night with her tormented thoughts, and the cockroaches that have suddenly started to appear, and strange breathing noises . . . As she begins to decode her husband’s secrets, her deafening anxiety and fierce determination threaten everyone in her wake—including her stoic housekeeper, Martha, and her unobtrusive son, Jonathan, whom she loves so profoundly, when she remembers to love him at all. Combining a Hitchcockian sensibility with wickedly dark humor, Virginia Feito, a brilliantly talented and, at times, mischievous newcomer, offers a razor-sharp exploration of the fragility of identity. A mesmerizing novel of psychological suspense and casebook insecurity turned full-blown neurosis, Mrs. March will have you second-guessing your own seemingly familiar reflection in the mirror.

Publisher :
Category : Finance, Public
ISBN : STANFORD:36105002109986
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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Publisher : Doubleday Books
Category : Fiction
ISBN : UOM:39015011721845
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 848

Their army defeated by the Nazis and their hopes directed toward Russia, several Polish families and individuals courageously struggle to survive despite imprisonment, betrayal, and a single-minded attempt to destroy them

Publisher :
Category : Mines and mineral resources
ISBN : STANFORD:36105017167516
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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Publisher : Academica PressLlc
Category : History
ISBN : UOM:39015059123086
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 327

A critique of American decadence and moral squalor. Foster argues that three basic cultural phenomena have intertwined in the national psyche - the impact of personalism and the leveraged individual, the growth of the therapeutic state, and the overwhelming preoccupation with entertainment - leaving America in a moral and cultural quandry.

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Category : India
ISBN : UOM:39015056996484
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 62

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Category :
ISBN : UIUC:30112116683340
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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