The Prairie (Leatherstocking Tale)

By James Fenimore Cooper

The ultimate novel in Cooper’s epic, The Prairie depicts Natty Bumppo on the finish of his lifestyles, nonetheless exhibiting his indomitable energy and dignity.

For greater than seventy years, Penguin has been the prime writer of vintage literature within the English-speaking international. With greater than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a world bookshelf of the easiest works all through heritage and throughout genres and disciplines. Readers belief the sequence to supply authoritative texts greater via introductions and notes via extraordinary students and modern authors, in addition to up to date translations through award-winning translators.

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Moby- Dick (Signet Classics)

By Herman Melville

Herman Melville's exciting nautical adventure—a undying allegory and an epic saga of heroic choice and clash.

At the guts of Moby-Dick is the strong, unknowable sea—and Captain Ahab, a brooding, one-legged enthusiast who has sworn vengeance at the immense white whale that crippled him. Narrated by way of Ishmael, a wayfarer who joins the staff of Ahab’s whaling send, this can be the tale of that hair-raising voyage, and of the lads who embraced trouble and anonymous horrors as they dared to problem God’s so much dreaded production and demise itself for an opportunity at immortality.
 
A novel that delves with fantastic energy into the advanced souls of fellows, Moby-Dick is an impassioned drama of the last word human fight that the Atlantic per month called “the maximum of yank novels.”
 

With an creation through Elizabeth Renker 
and an Afterword through Christopher Buckley

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The Children

By Edith Wharton

A bestseller while it was once first released, the kids is a comic book, bittersweet novel concerning the misadventures of a bachelor and a band of precocious kids. The seven Wheater teenagers, stepbrothers and stepsisters grown weary of being shuttled from mother or father to mum or dad are longing for their mom and dad' most modern reconciliation to final. an opportunity assembly among the youngsters and the solitary 46-year previous Martin Boyne results in a chain of unforgettable encounters.

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The Best of Simple (American Century)

By Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes's tales approximately Jesse B. Semple--first composed for a weekly column within the Chicago Defender after which amassed in Simple Speaks His Mind, Simple Takes a Wife, and Simple Stakes a Claim--have been learn and enjoyed by way of millions of readers. In The better of Simple, the writer picked his favorites from those prior volumes, tales that not just have proved well known yet at the moment are a part of a good and becoming literary tradition.

Simple could be thought of an Everyman for black americans. Hughes himself wrote: "...these stories are a few nice many people--although they're tales approximately no particular individuals as such. however it is most unlikely to stay in Harlem and never understand no less than 100 Simples, fifty Joyces, twenty-five Zaritas, and a number of other Cousin Minnies--or average facsimiles thereof."

As Arnold Rampersad has written, easy is "one of the main memorable and successful characters within the annals of yank literature, justly considered as certainly one of Hughes's so much encouraged creations."

Langston Hughes used to be born in Joplin, Missouri, went to Cleveland, Ohio, lived for a few years in Chicago, and lengthy resided in long island City's Harlem. He graduated shape Lincoln college in 1929 and was once offered an honorary Litt. D. in 1943. He used to be probably most sensible referred to as a poet and the author of straightforward, yet he additionally wrote novels, biography, background, performs (several of them Broadway hits), and kid's books, and he edited a number of anthologies. Mr. Hughes died in 1967.

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The Coal War: A Novel

By Upton Sinclair

The scion of a coal-mining empire facets opposed to his relatives within the bloody struggle to unionize Colorado’s mines during this gripping sequel to King Coal

The son of a well-known coal rich person, Hal Warner is horrified by means of the damaging operating stipulations, lengthy hours, and hunger wages persisted via the lads who toil in his family’s mines. He attempts to evoke different contributors of his privileged type to the same kingdom of indignation, yet quickly faces a way more serious attempt of his progressivism. while a hard work workforce organizes a big strike and the mining businesses reply with punishing brutality, Hal’s dedication to the reason for reform turns into an issue of existence and death.
 
The Coal warfare is Upton Sinclair’s searing follow-up to King Coal. in keeping with occasions surrounding the Ludlow bloodbath of 1914, it dramatizes essentially the most major conflicts among exertions and capital in American background and provides an unflinching examine the surprising realities of a miner’s lifestyles within the early 20th century. released posthumously, this robust and tragic novel is one among Sinclair’s finest.
This book has been approved by means of the property of Upton Sinclair.

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¿Has visto a María? (Spanish Edition)

La mundialmente aclamada autora de La casa en Mango Street nos brinda un relato profundamente conmovedor acerca de l. a. pérdida, el duelo y los angeles sanación: una fábula para adultos líricamente narrada y vívidamente ilustrada sobre una mujer que busca un gato extraviado tras l. a. muerte de su madre.
 
La palabra “huérfana” no parecería aplicarse a una mujer de cincuenta y tres años de edad. Sin embargo, así es exactamente cómo se siente Sandra al encontrarse sin madre, sola “como un guante abandonado en los angeles estación de autobuses”. Lo que pudiera salvarla es los angeles búsqueda de algo más que se ha perdido: María, los angeles gatita blanquinegra de su amiga, Rosi, que se largó el día en que ellas dos llegaron desde Tacoma. A medida que Sandra y Rosi peinan las calles de San Antonio—preguntando por todas partes y poniendo volantes—¿Has visto a María? hace gala de l. a. habilidad de esta querida autora de contar cuentos llenos de magia, en un relato que nos recuerda cómo el amor, aun cuando desaparece, no se pierde por siempre.

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CliffsNotes on Lee's Go Set a Watchman

By Gregory Coles

CliffsNotes on Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman, authored ahead of yet sensationally released good after Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird, contains every little thing you’ve come to anticipate from the relied on specialists at CliffsNotes, together with summaries and analyses of Lee’s novel. good points of this Lit be aware include

• concentrated summaries of the plot and research of vital topics, symbols, and personality development
• personality analyses of significant characters, concentrating on what motivates each character
• short synopsis of the novel
• brief quiz

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CliffsNotes on Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men (Cliffsnotes Literature Guides)

By Susan Van Kirk

The unique CliffsNotes learn publications supply professional observation on significant topics, plots, characters, literary units, and old history. the most recent new release of titles within the sequence additionally characteristic glossaries and visible components that supplement the vintage, known format.

In CliffsNotes on Of Mice and Men, you are going to meet drifters Lennie and George and recount their bizarre problems and weird bond. The CliffsNotes commentaries, summaries, and personality research will exhibit you why this candy, unhappy, and relocating American tale is taken into account to be certainly one of Steinbeck's maximum works. you will additionally find

  • Life and historical past of the writer, John Steinbeck
  • A brief creation to the novel
  • A personality map that graphically illustrates the relationships one of the characters
  • Critical essays
  • A assessment part that exams your knowledge
  • A source heart with books, websites, motion pictures, and journal articles for extra study

Classic literature or smooth modern day treasure — you will comprehend it all with specialist info and perception from CliffsNotes examine guides.

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The Big Wave

By Pearl S. Buck

Kino lives on a farm at the part of a mountain in Japan. His pal, Jiya, lives in a fishing village lower than. every body, together with Kino and Jiya, has heard of the large wave. not anyone suspects it's going to wipe out the total village and Jiya's relatives, too. As Jiya struggles to beat his sorrow, he is aware it truly is within the presence of hazard that one learns to be courageous, and to understand how impressive lifestyles can be.

The well-known tale of a eastern boy who needs to face existence after escaping the tidal wave destruction of his kin and village.

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