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Suzanne Fisher Staples: The Setting Is the Story (Studies in Young Adult Literature)
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780810857575, isbn: 081085757X,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
After spending more than a decade as a journalist in South Asia, Suzanne Fisher Staples turned to writing realistic novels about young people coming of age in modern Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India, as well as the United States. Her elegant prose an...
Boyhood by Leo Tolstoy, Fiction, Classics
ean: 9780809596829, isbn: 0809596822,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 140 reviews
Again two carriages stood at the front door of the house at Petrovskoe. In one of them sat Mimi, the two girls, and their maid, with the bailiff, Jakoff, on the box, while in the other -- a britchka -- sat Woloda, myself, and our servant Vassili. Pap...
Youth by Leo Tolstoy, Biography & Autobiography
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sku: 0924-WS1601-A02010-0809596628, ean: 9780809596621, isbn: 0809596628,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 165 reviews
I was then nearly sixteen. Tutors still attended to give me lessons, St. Jerome still acted as general supervisor of my education, and, willy-nilly, I was being prepared for the University. In addition to my studies, my occupations included certain v...
Childhood by Leo Tolstoy, Literary Collections, Biography & Autobiography
ean: 9780809593248, isbn: 0809593246,
4.3 out of 5 stars with 208 reviews
"Suppose," I thought to myself, "that I am only a small boy, yet why should he disturb me? Why does he not go killing flies around Woloda's bed? No; Woloda is older than I, and I am the youngest of the family, so he torments me. That is what he think...
L'oro di Dahab: Creando Ponti (Italian Edition)
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ean: 9781541034525, isbn: 154103452X,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
L'esperienza diretta dell'autrice dell'attentato di Dahab - Egitto, 2006 (un anno dopo quello di Sharm), la sopravvivenza, le fasi che seguono un attacco terroristico e che nessuno racconta in TV e una grande storia d'amore in primo piano tra un uomo...
Letters to Another Room
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mpn: 19 black and white, ean: 9781898823049, isbn: 1898823049,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
This is a beautiful translation by John Farndon (with Olga Nakston) of the late Ravil Bukharaev's literary existential masterpiece that seeks to reconcile his Muslim faith with the pursuit of his ideals and his search of self and understanding of lif...
Be Like the Fox: Machiavelli's Lifelong Quest for Freedom
ean: 9781846147074, isbn: 1846147077,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 154 reviews
GUARDIAN BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017 LONGLISTED FOR THE HISTORICAL WRITERS' ASSOCIATION NON-FICTION CROWN 2017 'Lively, compulsively readable, fluently written and unshowily erudite' Guardian 'A gripping portrait of a brilliant political thinker, who unde...
Kahlil Gibran: Man and Poet
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ean: 9781851685417, isbn: 1851685413,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
Kahlil Gibran’s bestselling poetic masterpiece, The Prophet, originally published in 1923, continues to inspire millions worldwide with its timeless words of love and mystical longing. Yet Gibran’s genius went much further than this, to produce o...
For the Love of a Son: One Afghan Woman's Quest for Her Stolen Child
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mpn: BRNDH, ean: 9780553820201, isbn: 0553820206,
4.6 out of 5 stars with 42 reviews
From the time she was a little girl, Maryam rebelled against the terrible second-class existence that was her destiny as an Afghan woman. She had witnessed the miserable fate of her grandmother and three aunts, and wished she had been born a boy. As ...
From Arab Poet to Muslim Saint: Ibn al-Farid, His Verse, and His Shrine
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ean: 9789774246685, isbn: 9774246683,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
Through a detailed examination of a renowned Arab mystical poet, Th. Emil Homerin provides one of the first case studies to illustrate an obscure aspect of popular Islamic faith--the sanctification of saints and the creation of shrines in medieval ti...
Muslim Women Sing: Hausa Popular Song (African Expressive Cultures)
By Indiana University Press
ean: 9780253217295, isbn: 0253217296,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
In Muslim Women Sing, Beverly B. Mack shows Muslim women in northern Nigeria actively involved in creative activity. Although most of the songs and oral poetry are performed for female audiences only, some are performed for mixed groups, and typicall...
Pulsation of Love
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ean: 9780911307887, isbn: 0911307885,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Timeless and deeply personal, these poems illuminate with clarity and candor Gurumayi's own spiritual transformation through the relationship with her guru, Swami Muktananda. The poems in this volume were originally published in limited edition under...
A Border Passage: From Cairo to America-A Woman's Journey
By Farrar Straus & Giroux
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ean: 9780374115180, isbn: 0374115184,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
Ahmed describes the political upheaval that motivated her to leave Egypt, and explains how her experiences shaped her ideas about language, nationalism, feminism, and religion...
A View of the Ocean
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ean: 9780375424700, isbn: 0375424709,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews
Amir Khusraw (Makers of the Muslim World)
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4.9 out of 5 stars with 224 reviews
Surveys the life and lyrics of the 14th century Persian-speaking Indian poet....
Yo no vengo a decir un discurso (Spanish Edition)
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ean: 9780307743459, isbn: 0307743454,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
“¿Qué hago yo encaramado en esta percha de honor, yo que siempre he considerado los discursos como el más terrorífico de los compromisos humanos?” —Gabriel García Márquez Los textos que Gabriel García Márquez ha reunido en este libro f...
Saʿdī: The Poet of Life, Love and Compassion (Makers of the Muslim World)
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mpn: 9781851684731, ean: 9781851684731, isbn: 1851684735,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
One of greatest Persian writers of both classical prose and poetry, Sa'di was revered in his time as a man of great wisdom and passion. Filled with extracts of the poet's melodious and insightful writing, and critical analysis thereof, this revealing...
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