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Boat House Book
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : Severn House Publishers Ltd
  • Release Date : 2012-03-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN Code: 1780102402

Summary: A gripping murder mystery set in Henley-on-Thames - 1912, Henley-on-Thames. Twenty-four-year old Marianne Lefevre is pleased to be taken on as a governess in the affluent Matlowe household. The young twins Emmie and Edie are bright and friendly, even if their grandmother, Georgina Matlowe, is a forbidding presence – and the whereabouts of the girls’ parents seems to be a closely-guarded secret. But Marianne soon grows concerned. Why are the children forbidden to go near the boat house at the end of the garden? Who is the ‘ghost’ they claim to have seen lurking there? And what really happened to their parents . . .?

The Boat House Book by Stephen Gallagher

The Boat House Book
  • Author : Stephen Gallagher
  • Publisher : Gateway
  • Release Date : 2019-03-12
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN Code: 1473225825

Summary: A dark love story, and a disturbing tale of a divided soul. In the days leading to the fall of the Soviet empire, a young woman with a deadly secret slips unnoticed into the West. And when Alina Petrovna first appears in Three Oaks Bay it's clear that her frail, luminous beauty is likely to cause some ripples in the surface calm of the peaceful resort town. For Pete McCarthy, the boatyard worker who gives her shelter, she's an enigma. A complex, well-meaning young woman with a difficult past. Someone whose mystery deepens as the season gets under way, and the deaths by drowning begin...

The Boathouse Riddle Book by J. J. Connington

The Boathouse Riddle Book
  • Author : J. J. Connington
  • Publisher : Orion
  • Release Date : 2013-11-28
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN Code: 1471906027

Summary: When Chief Constable Sir Clinton Driffield goes to stay with his friend Wendover, mysterious goings-on in the boathouse he owns soon attract the duo's attention. Lights go on and off, strangers come in and out, and a game warden is found murdered nearby. And as they work to solve the crime, a second body is dredged up from the lake ... 'Mr J. J. Connington is a name revered by all specialists on detective fiction' Spectator

The Boathouse Book by R. J. Harries

The Boathouse Book
  • Author : R. J. Harries
  • Publisher : Troubador Publishing Ltd
  • Release Date : 2014-06-28
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN Code: 1783066776

Summary: The Boathouse was an off-grid facility that nobody wanted to talk about. How many people had been tortured and killed there?

The Boat People Book by Sharon Bala

The Boat People Book
  • Author : Sharon Bala
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN Code: 0771024304

Summary: By the winner of The Journey Prize, and inspired by a real incident, The Boat People is a gripping and morally complex novel about a group of refugees who survive a perilous ocean voyage to reach Canada – only to face the threat of deportation and accusations of terrorism in their new land. When the rusty cargo ship carrying Mahindan and five hundred fellow refugees reaches the shores of British Columbia, the young father is overcome with relief: he and his six-year-old son can finally put Sri Lanka’s bloody civil war behind them and begin new lives. Instead, the group is thrown into prison, with government officials and news headlines speculating that hidden among the “boat people” are members of a terrorist militia. As suspicion swirls and interrogation mounts, Mahindan fears the desperate actions he took to survive and escape Sri Lanka now jeopardize his and his son’s chances for asylum. Told through the alternating perspectives of Mahindan; his lawyer Priya, who reluctantly represents the migrants; and Grace, a third-generation Japanese-Canadian adjudicator who must decide Mahindan’s fate, The Boat People is a high-stakes novel that offers a deeply compassionate lens through which to view the current refugee crisis. Inspired by real events, with vivid scenes that move between the eerie beauty of northern Sri Lanka and combative refugee hearings in Vancouver, where life and death decisions are made, Sharon Bala’s stunning debut is an unforgettable and necessary story for our times.

Mini The Boathouse Thai Cookbook Book by Chef Tummanoon Puunchun

Mini The Boathouse Thai Cookbook Book
  • Author : Chef Tummanoon Puunchun
  • Publisher : Tuttle Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-12-25
  • Category: Cooking
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN Code: 1462910998

Summary: Featuring over 40 recipes from Thailand’s famous restaurant, The Boathouse Restaurant, this cookbook contains everything you need to cook like Executive Chef Tummanoon Punchun. The Boathouse Restaurant has been a top destination in Phuket for almost 30 years. This low rise resort makes the most out of Phuket’s beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear water and features one of the most sought after culinary schools in Thailand. The Boathouse has been featured in Wine Spectator numerous times and has received praise from the Times of London, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times. The Boathouse Thai Cookbook contains recipes for meats, poultry, rice, noodles, soups, salads, snacks, seafood, curry, vegetables, and desserts. Recipes include: Pad Thai Classic Thai fried rice Sarong prawns (Goong Sarong) Tom yam soup Roast duck in red curry Minced pork in preserved cabbage Crispy crab claws Diced water chestnut in sweet coconut milk Any many more! Also included in this book are unit conversion tables, dual unit measurements, an overview of essential Thai ingredients, and over 35 large photos. Each recipe includes cook time, prep time, and serving sizes. Enjoy! ”The service is as polished as the colossal yachts docked out front, but the real star is the food.”—The New York Times, 2010

The Boathouse Book by Wililam Meikle

The Boathouse Book
  • Author : Wililam Meikle
  • Publisher : Crossroad Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-19
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: Dave Wiggins is taking a trip to his past. He doesn't much want to—but his Ma is dying. He intends to get in, do his duty, get out and forget about his small town roots. But there is something back home that has been waiting for his return—something that lurks, waiting in a tumbledown boathouse in an abandoned community offshore. Once Dave and his past meet up again, the game is on. A hurricane, a scrimshaw chess set, beer, rum, cigarettes, old friends and past mistakes all conspire to keep Dave right where he least wants to be. The game is on. And it's his move.

Fresh Off the Boat Book by Eddie Huang

Fresh Off the Boat Book
  • Author : Eddie Huang
  • Publisher : One World
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29
  • Category: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN Code: 067964489X

Summary: NOW AN ORIGINAL SERIES ON ABC • “Just may be the best new comedy of [the year] . . . based on restaurateur Eddie Huang’s memoir of the same name . . . [a] classic fresh-out-of-water comedy.”—People “Bawdy and frequently hilarious . . . a surprisingly sophisticated memoir about race and assimilation in America . . . as much James Baldwin and Jay-Z as Amy Tan . . . rowdy [and] vital . . . It’s a book about fitting in by not fitting in at all.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times NATIONAL BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY KIRKUS REVIEWS Assimilating ain’t easy. Eddie Huang was raised by a wild family of FOB (“fresh off the boat”) immigrants—his father a cocksure restaurateur with a dark past back in Taiwan, his mother a fierce protector and constant threat. Young Eddie tried his hand at everything mainstream America threw his way, from white Jesus to macaroni and cheese, but finally found his home as leader of a rainbow coalition of lost boys up to no good: skate punks, dealers, hip-hop junkies, and sneaker freaks. This is the story of a Chinese-American kid in a could-be-anywhere cul-de-sac blazing his way through America’s deviant subcultures, trying to find himself, ten thousand miles from his legacy and anchored only by his conflicted love for his family and his passion for food. Funny, moving, and stylistically inventive, Fresh Off the Boat is more than a radical reimagining of the immigrant memoir—it’s the exhilarating story of every American outsider who finds his destiny in the margins. Praise for Fresh Off the Boat “Brash and funny . . . outrageous, courageous, moving, ironic and true.”—New York Times Book Review “Mercilessly funny and provocative, Fresh Off the Boat is also a serious piece of work. Eddie Huang is hunting nothing less than Big Game here. He does everything with style.”—Anthony Bourdain “Uproariously funny . . . emotionally honest.”—Chicago Tribune “Huang is a fearless raconteur. [His] writing is at once hilarious and provocative; his incisive wit pulls through like a perfect plate of dan dan noodles.”—Interview “Although writing a memoir is an audacious act for a thirty-year-old, it is not nearly as audacious as some of the things Huang did and survived even earlier. . . . Whatever he ends up doing, you can be sure it won’t look or sound like anything that’s come before. A single, kinetic passage from Fresh Off the Boat . . . is all you need to get that straight.”—Bookforum

The Boys in the Boat Book by Daniel James Brown

The Boys in the Boat Book
  • Author : Daniel James Brown
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2013-06-04
  • Category: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN Code: 1101622741

Summary: The #1 New York Times–bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary “The Boys of ‘36'.” For readers of Unbroken, out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times—the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. It was an unlikely quest from the start. With a team composed of the sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the University of Washington’s eight-oar crew team was never expected to defeat the elite teams of the East Coast and Great Britain, yet they did, going on to shock the world by defeating the German team rowing for Adolf Hitler. The emotional heart of the tale lies with Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, who rows not only to regain his shattered self-regard but also to find a real place for himself in the world. Drawing on the boys’ own journals and vivid memories of a once-in-a-lifetime shared dream, Brown has created an unforgettable portrait of an era, a celebration of a remarkable achievement, and a chronicle of one extraordinary young man’s personal quest.

Story Boat Book by Kyo Maclear

Story Boat Book
  • Author : Kyo Maclear
  • Publisher : Tundra Books
  • Release Date : 2020-02-04
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN Code: 0735263604

Summary: When you have to leave behind almost everything you know, where can you call home? Sometimes home is simply where we are: here. A imaginative, lyrical, unforgettable picture book about the migrant experience through a child's eyes. When a little girl and her younger brother are forced along with their family to flee the home they've always known, they must learn to make a new home for themselves -- wherever they are. And sometimes the smallest things -- a cup, a blanket, a lamp, a flower, a story -- can become a port of hope in a terrible storm. As the refugees travel onward toward an uncertain future, they are buoyed up by their hopes, dreams and the stories they tell -- a story that will carry them perpetually forward. This timely, sensitively told story, written by multiple award--winner Kyo Maclear and illustrated by Sendak Fellowship recipient Rashin Kheiriyeh, introduces very young readers in a gentle, non-frightening and ultimately hopeful way to the current refugee crisis.

The Boat Rocker Book by Ha Jin

The Boat Rocker Book
  • Author : Ha Jin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2016-10-25
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN Code: 0307911632

Summary: From the award-winning author of Waiting and War Trash: an urgent, timely novel that follows an aspiring author, an outrageous book idea, and a lone journalist’s dogged quest for truth in the Internet age. New York, 2005. Chinese expatriate Feng Danlin is a fiercely principled reporter at a small news agency that produces a website read by the Chinese diaspora around the world. Danlin’s explosive exposés have made him legendary among readers—and feared by Communist officials. But his newest assignment may be his undoing: investigating his ex-wife, Yan Haili, an unscrupulous novelist who has willingly become a pawn of the Chinese government in order to realize her dreams of literary stardom. Haili’s scheme infuriates Danlin both morally and personally—he will do whatever it takes to expose her as a fraud. But in outing Haili, he is also provoking her powerful political allies, and he will need to draw on all of his journalistic cunning to emerge from this investigation with his career—and his life—still intact. A brilliant, darkly funny story of corruption, integrity, and the power of the pen, The Boat Rocker is a tour de force of modern fiction.

The Woman in White Book by Wilkie Collins

The Woman in White Book
  • Author : Wilkie Collins
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-08-23
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: One of the pioneers of modern detective literature, the English writer Wilkie Collins is considered to be a master of intrigue, who can combine mystery, detective and love in his works. The novel "Woman in White" is based on a fascinating plot about a crime that was conceived and implemented for the sake of money. The arts teacher meets a mysterious girl in a white dress on the road. A frightened and slightly confused stranger begs him to help her to get to London.

Трое в лодке, не считая собаки / Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). Метод комментированного чтения Book by Джером Джером

Трое в лодке, не считая собаки / Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog). Метод комментированного чтения Book
  • Author : Джером Джером
  • Publisher : Litres
  • Release Date : 2017-09-05
  • Category: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code: 5040308388

Summary: На страницах самого знаменитого произведения Джерома К. Джерома разворачивается хроника незабываемого путешествия трех джентльменов и одной собаки по реке Темзе. Забавные каламбуры, тонкая ирония, невероятно смешные зарисовки из жизни сделали роман любимой книгой миллионов читателей. Эта книга станет прекрасным пособием по изучению языка благодаря прекрасному английскому и блистательному юмору автора. После каждого английского абзаца вы найдете краткий словарик с необходимыми словами и комментарии к переводу сложных грамматических конструкций. К словам, вызывающим затруднения при чтении, дана транскрипция. Текст снабжен лингвострановедческими комментариями на русском языке. В конце дан краткий грамматический справочник.Метод комментированного чтения позволяет обходиться при чтении без словаря, эффективно расширять свой словарный запас, запоминать грамматические формы, лучше чувствовать и понимать иностранный язык. Учебное пособие предназначено для широкого круга лиц, изучающих иностранный язык с преподавателем и самостоятельно.

Three Men in a Boat Book by Jerome K. Jerome

Three Men in a Boat Book
  • Author : Jerome K. Jerome
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Release Date : 2014-09-23
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 223
  • ISBN Code: 1497672163

Summary: The classic comic travelogue about an ill-fated boating holiday on the River Thames Three Men in a Boat is the irreverent tale of a group of friends who, along with a fox terrier named Montmorency, embark on a two-week boating journey up the Thames. Passing by famous landmarks on their way from Kingston to Oxford, the three gloriously underprepared travelers—George, William, and J.—confront the humor in everything from assembling a tent to fending off hostile swans. Originally conceived as a travel guide, the narrative instead evolved into a sharply witty tale replete with historical anecdotes, raucous digressions, and unforgettable misadventures. As funny and relatable today as it was more than a century ago, Three Men in a Boat was recently ranked by the Guardian as one of the twenty-five best novels of all time and by Esquire UK as one of the top twenty funniest books ever written. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

The House of a Thousand Candles Book by Meredith Nicholson

The House of a Thousand Candles Book
  • Author : Meredith Nicholson
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2019-11-25
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 407
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: "The House of a Thousand Candles" by Meredith Nicholson. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Born by the Sea Book by Violet Mae Bledsoe Robinson Daskevich

Born by the Sea Book
  • Author : Violet Mae Bledsoe Robinson Daskevich
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2004-10-18
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 134
  • ISBN Code: 9780595782307

Summary: In the early nineteen hundreds, a small group of fishermen settled in a small coastal town in Texas led by Mr. Ball, commonly called King Fisherman. One day a shipwreck washed ashore and within the rubble, he found only one survivor, a baby girl and a dog. He named her Violet because of her beautiful, blue eyes. He raised her as his own until his death sixteen years later. The child had grown into a beautiful young woman and had lost the only father she had ever known. Although many offered, she refused to live with anyone in the little village. She had lived her life on the beach, free as a bird. She left the small village without telling anyone, and traveled by train to the big city of Los Angeles, California. She lived in a rooming house with a wonderful lady who loved her, and later took a job as an usher in a theater. Everyone she met loved her innocence and beauty, but the women were very jealous. She was fired for this reason and later kidnapped. Many people from her hometown had migrated to Los Angeles and joined in this exciting, mysterious and interesting adventure.

Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 11 Book by Daniil Kharms,E. F. Benson,John Buchan,Ella D'Arcy,Jacques Futrelle,Frank Stockton,John Kendrick Bangs,Kenneth Grahame,A. E. W. Mason,Julian Hawthorne,August Nemo

Big Book of Best Short Stories - Volume 11 Book
  • Author : Daniil Kharms,E. F. Benson,John Buchan,Ella D'Arcy,Jacques Futrelle,Frank Stockton,John Kendrick Bangs,Kenneth Grahame,A. E. W. Mason,Julian Hawthorne,August Nemo
  • Publisher : Tacet Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-10
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 778
  • ISBN Code: 3966611082

Summary: This book contains70 short storiesfrom 10 classic, prize-winning and noteworthy authors. The stories were carefully selected by the criticAugust Nemo, in a collection that will please theliterature lovers. For more exciting titles, be sure to check out our 7 Best Short Stories and Essential Novelists collections. This book contains: - A. E. W. Mason:The Affair At The Semiramis Hotel The Clock Green Paint Ensign Knightley The Man Of Wheels The Coward Keeper Of The Bishop - Julian Hawthorne:David Poindexter's Disappearance. Ken's Mystery. When Half-gods Go, the Gods Arrive. Set Not Thy Foot on Graves. My Friend Paton. The Christmas Guest. The Laughing Mill - Kenneth Grahame:The Twenty-First of October Dies Irae Mutabile Semper The Magic Ring Its Walls Were as of Jasper A Saga of the Seas The Reluctant Dragon - John Kendrick Bangs:The Water Ghost Of Harrowby Hall The Spectre Cook Of Bangletop A Midnight Visitor The Speck On The Lens A Quicksilver Cassandra The Ghost Club A Psychical Prank - Frank R. Stockton:The Bee-Man Of Orn. The Griffin And The Minor Canon. Old Pipes And The Dryad. The Queen's Museum. Prince Hassak's March. The Battle Of The Third Cousins. The Banished King. - Jacques Futrelle:The Problem of Cell 13 The Thinking Machine Five Millions by Wireless Kidnapped Baby Blake, Millionaire The Problem of the Motor Boat The Problem of the Opera Box The Problem of the Vanishing man - Ella D'Arcy:Irremediable White Magic A Marriage In Normandy The Pleasure-Pilgrim The Web of Maya An Engagement - John Buchan:Politics and the Mayfly The Keeper of Cademuir The Wife of Flanders The Watcher by the Threshold Comedy in the Full Moon The Herd of Standlan - E. F. Benson:The Room in the Tower Caterpillars Mrs. Amworth Mr. Tilly's Séance Negotium Perambulans How Fear Departed from the Long Gallery The Horror-Horn - Daniil Kharms:Symphony no. 2 On phenomena and existences - No. 1 The thing Andrey Semyonovich An unexpected drinking bout The destiny of a professor's wife The memoirs of a wise old man

The Guilty River Book by Wilkie Collins

The Guilty River Book
  • Author : Wilkie Collins
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-02
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 187
  • ISBN Code:

Summary: "The Guilty River" by Wilkie Collins. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Glass Palace Book by Amitav Ghosh

Glass Palace Book
  • Author : Amitav Ghosh
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Release Date : 2001-09-18
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN Code: 014318122X

Summary: Rajkumar is a young orphan helping out in a market stall in the dusty square outside the royal palace in Mandalay, when the British force the Burmese King, Queen and court into exile. Haunted by his vision of the Royal Family and one of their attendants, he travels to the obscure town where they have been exiled, and his family and friends become inexorably linked with theirs. From this humble beginning, an extraordinary story of a century unfolds: in Malaya, amid the vast rubber plantations; in India, amid growing nationalistic fervor; in America, where ideals of democracy, terrorist skills and business acumen could all be learned. By the time World War II arrives, Rajkumar's influence will have spread from the great estate at Morningside and he will see his son become involved in the British collapse in Singapore, and another member of his family take part in the remarkable rebellion of the Indian troops against their British officers. Many more fascinating stories unfold in the pages of The Glass Palace. There is the formidable Indian widow, Uma, a spearhead of the Indian nationalist movement and a final refuge for the battered remnants of the family as they flee from Burma before the Japanese advance. And there is Rajkumar's granddaughter, who survives the experience and brings readers back to Burma, completing the family saga started so long ago.