The Story Of My Life

Author: Helen Keller
Publisher: Samaira Book Publishers
ISBN: 9789380914541
Size: 18.38 MB
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The Story of My Life is an autobiography by Helen Keller. It is the story of Helen Keller and her life as a deaf and blind girl, and her triumph over these tribulations. Iin the book, she reveals her frustration and rage over her condition. It details her educational achievements and her introduction to the world through her breakthrough into communication. The story was written by Helen Keller when she was just 22 years old. The Story of My Life is a tale of the courage and unbreakable will of Helen Keller. The book has been adapted into a television series, a Broadway play, a Hollywood feature film, and an Indian feature film. Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880. A life-threatening illness at the age of 19 months took away her vision and hearing. Her parents contacted Perkins institute for the Blind in Boston at the recommendation of Alexander Graham Bell. Here, Helen Keller was introduced to Anne Sullivan, a tutor, who played an important role in her life educating her and bringing her talents out to the world. She received many honorary degrees and the Presidential Medal of Freedom. She has also written The World I live In and Helen Keller's Journal. She died on June 1, 1968.

Nigerian Artists

Author: Bernice M. Kelly
Publisher: Hans Zell Pub
ISBN: 0905450825
Size: 15.78 MB
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"...A COLOSSAL, ENCYCLOPEDIC, & TRAIL-BLAZING CONTRIBUTION TO THE STUDY OF AFRICAN ART."--AFRICAN ARTS. "KELLY'S MASSIVE & IMPECCABLY PROFESSIONAL BOOK OFFERS A WELCOME INTRODUCTION TO NIGERIA'S ARTISTS...FOR ART LIBRARIES & ALL THOSE READERS WHO HAVE AN INTEREST IN AFRICA & ITS ART."--CHOICE. "...WILL BE THE STANDARD WORK ON NIGERIAN ART AT LEAST UNTIL THE END OF THE DECADE."-- AMERICAN REFERENCE BOOKS ANNUAL. "...REPRESENTS AN IMPORTANT MILESTONE IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFRICAN ART STUDIES...A VOLUME THAT ALL ART & AFRICANA LIBRARIES MUST OWN."--Raymond A. Silverman, Associate Professor, History of Art, Michigan State University. Gathered together in this volume are biographical profiles & bibliographical references to the leading lights of Nigeria's artistic sphere--nearly 350 sculptors, painters, & muralists, who have lived & worked in Africa over the past 70 years. Entries in Part 1, the Biographical Profiles of Individual Artists, include the artist's name, current address, birth, profile, exhibitions, commissions, writings by the artist, honors & awards, public collections, & a full bibliography on the entrant. Part 2, the Annotated Bibliography of Modern Nigerian Art, contains over 300 citations on the origins, development, & general nature of contemporary Nigerian art, & spans academic art, formal art education programs, exhibitions, workshops, popular arts, patronage, the art market & questions of artistic identity in a changing society. All forms of printed matter, as well as audiovisual material & archival collections are cited.

Hanging Judge

Author: Elmer Kelton
Publisher: Forge Books
ISBN: 1429912871
Size: 19.21 MB
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Elmer Kelton, voted "The Greatest Western Writer of All Time" by the Western Writers of America, is a legend in the field of Western literature. Famous for his realistic characters and accurate depictions of the history of his home state of Texas, Elmer Kelton continues to write exceptional novels of American history. In Hanging Judge, Justin Moffitt is eager to help keep the peace as a deputy marshal in small-town Texas. That is, until Justin is assigned to the wrong marshal-a "hanging judge" who is as famous for his ruthlessness as he is for his commitment to justice. When Justin's boss hangs a controversial criminal, Justin must defend himself against an army of friends and relatives, desperate for revenge. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Islands Of Chaldea

Author: Diana Wynne Jones
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780062295095
Size: 19.90 MB
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A stand-alone novel of magic and adventure by the renowned fantasy author Diana Wynne Jones, who also wrote Howl's Moving Castle and the Chrestomanci books. Almost finished upon her death in 2011, the manuscript was completed by Diana's sister Ursula Jones, an acclaimed novelist and actress. Publishers Weekly called The Islands of Chaldea "a story to cherish" in their starred review. Aileen comes from a long line of magic makers, and her aunt Beck is the most powerful magician on Skarr. But Aileen's magic has yet to reveal itself, even though she is old enough and it should have by now. When Aileen is sent over the sea on a mission for the King, she worries that she'll be useless and in the way. A powerful talking cat changes all of that—and with every obstacle Aileen faces, she becomes stronger and more confident, until her magic blooms. This stand-alone novel, by the beloved and acclaimed author of such classic fantasy novels as Howl's Moving Castle and the Chrestomanci books, will be welcomed by fans old and new. "Jones's imaginative vigor is unabated in this last, picaresque novel; her deft, fluid style and penchant for precise, characterful description are amply present," proclaimed The Horn Book.

Secret Of The Princess

Author: Milk Morinaga
Publisher: Seven Seas
ISBN: 1626924694
Size: 14.92 MB
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Secret of the Princess is a single volume yuri manga where a simple secret leads to an unexpected relationship. Written and drawn by Milk Morinaga, the most beloved creator in the yuri genre, Secret of the Princess is an unforgettable and bittersweet tale of high school romance. Fujiwara is the school's most admired student and captain of the volleyball team, but her reputation is at risk when she accidentally breaks the principal's most prized possession, a priceless vase. Fellow student Miu witnesses the accident, and Fujiwara begs her not to tell. In exchange, she'll do whatever Miu wants. It turns out that what Miu wants is to date Fujimaru! Although this wasn't an arrangement that either girl expected, the two soon discover that breaking the vase may have been destiny's way of bringing them together.

Tomie Complete Deluxe Edition

Author: Junji Ito
Publisher: VIZ Media LLC
ISBN: 9781421594811
Size: 18.90 MB
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Tomie Kawakami is a femme fatale with long black hair and a beauty mark just under her left eye. She can seduce nearly any man, and drive them to murder as well, even though the victim is often Tomie herself. While one lover seeks to keep her for himself, another grows terrified of the immortal succubus. But soon they realize that no matter how many times they kill her, the world will never be free of Tomie. -- VIZ Media