Pip’s wish is fulfilled when a mysterious benefactor provides him with “great expectations”—the means to be tutored as a gentleman. Thrust into london’s high-society circles, Pip grows accustomed to a life of leisure, only to find himself lacking as a suitor competing for Estella’s favor. His years in service to the Havishams fill his heart with the desire to rise above his station in life.
After callously discarding everything he once valued for his own selfish pursuits, Pip learns the identity of his patron—a revelation that shatters his very soul. With an introduction by Stanley Weintrauband an Afterword by Annabel Davis-Goff . From the agony of charles dickens’ disenchantment with the Victorian middle class comes a novel of spellbinding mystery and a profound examination of moral values.
An orphan living with his older sister and her kindly husband, Pip is hired by wealthy and embittered Miss Havisham as a companion for her and her beautiful adopted daughter, Estella.
Dawn is an eloquent meditation on the compromises, justifications, and sacrifices that human beings make when they murder other human beings. Has built knowledge into artistic fiction. The new york times book reviewelisha is a young jewish man, a holocaust survivor, and an Israeli freedom fighter in British-controlled Palestine; John Dawson is the captured English officer he will murder at dawn in retribution for the British execution of a fellow freedom fighter.
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Christian Morality student book: Our Response to God's Love
Christian morality: our response to god's Love has been submitted to the Subcommittee on the Catechism, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. The students learn what it means to live as a disciple of Christ and how the Church strengthens this discipleship. The living in christ series• makes the most of the wisdom and experience of Catholic high school teachers as they empower and guide students to participate in their own learning.
Engages students' intellect and responds to their natural desire to know God. Christian morality: our Response to God's LoveStudents face countless choices and challenges in their daily lives. Encourages faith in action through carefully-crafted learning objectives, lessons, active learning, activities, and summative projects that address multiple learning styles.
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Death of a Salesman Penguin Plays
The pulitzer prize-winning tragedy of a salesman’s deferred American dream Ever since it was first performed in 1949, Death of a Salesman has been recognized as a milestone of the American theater. The viking Press. In the person of willy loman, failing salesman who makes his living riding on a smile and a shoeshine, the aging, Arthur Miller redefined the tragic hero as a man whose dreams are at once insupportably vast and dangerously insubstantial.
He has given us a figure whose name has become a symbol for a kind of majestic grandiosity—and a play that compresses epic extremes of humor and anguish, promise and loss, between the four walls of an American living room. By common consent, this is one of the finest dramas in the whole range of the American theater.
Brooks atkinson, central, the new York Times"So simple, and terrible that the run of playwrights would neither care nor dare to attempt it. Time hill and Wang. Used book in Good Condition.
The Samurai's Garden
St martin s Griffin. The daughter of a chinese mother and a japanese father, tsukiyama uses the Japanese invasion of China during the late 1930s as a somber backdrop for her unusual story about a 20-year-old Chinese painter named Stephen who is sent to his family's summer home in a Japanese coastal village to recover from a bout with tuberculosis.
Here he is cared for by Matsu, a reticent housekeeper and a master gardener. The viking Press. Used book in Good Condition. Matsu is a samurai of the soul, and stephen is a noble student, a man devoted to doing good and finding beauty in a cruel and arbitrary world, learning to appreciate Matsu's generous and nurturing way of life and to love Matsu's soulmate, gentle Sachi, a woman afflicted with leprosy.
Hill and Wang. Over the course of a remarkable year, Stephen learns Matsu's secret and gains not only physical strength, but also profound spiritual insight.
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts
A classic, maxine hong kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, for a reason” – Celeste Ng via TwitterIn her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, of world and self, of hot rage and cool analysis. Used book in Good Condition. Hill and Wang. First published in 1976, female, chinese, it has become a classic in its innovative portrayal of multiple and intersecting identities—immigrant, American.
As a girl, kingston lives in two confounding worlds: the California to which her parents have immigrated and the China of her mother’s “talk stories. The fierce and wily women warriors of her mother’s tales clash jarringly with the harsh reality of female oppression out of which they come. Kingston’s sense of self emerges in the mystifying gaps in these stories, which she learns to fill with stories of her own.
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Hamlet Folger Library Shakespeare
Among them: what is the ghost--hamlet's father demanding justice, unfaithful to her husband or complicit in his murder? the authoritative edition of hamlet from the folger shakespeare library, why does he not act? was his mother, includes: -freshly edited text based on the best early printed version of the play -Newly revised explanatory notes conveniently placed on pages facing the text of the play -Scene-by-scene plot summaries -A key to the play's famous lines and phrases -An introduction to reading Shakespeare's language -An essay by a leading Shakespeare scholar providing a modern perspective on the play -Fresh images from the Folger Shakespeare Library's vast holdings of rare books -An up-to-date annotated guide to further reading Essay by Michael Neill Enjoy this updated Folger edition of Hamlet in either the handy pocket-sized mass market paperback ISBN 978-0743477123, the trusted and widely used Shakespeare series for students and general readers, an angelic messenger? Does Hamlet go mad, a tempting demon, or merely pretend to? Once he is sure that Claudius is a murderer, Gertrude, elegant trade paperback featuring finer paper and wider margins ISBN 978-1451669411, or Kindle edition ASIN B00IWTWDA6.
Great product! Used book in Good Condition. Much of its fascination, however, lies in its uncertainties. St martin s Griffin. Hamlet: an updated edition from the folger Shakespeare LibraryHamlet is Shakespeare's most popular, and most puzzling, play. The viking Press.
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From legendary playwright august wilson comes the powerful, stunning dramatic bestseller that won him critical acclaim, including the Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize. Troy maxson is a strong man, a hard man. Great product! Simon Schuster. Hill and Wang. The viking Press. Troy maxson has gone through life in an America where to be proud and black is to face pressures that could crush a man, body and soul.
This is a modern classic, a book that deals with the impossibly difficult themes of race in America, set during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 60s. Now an academy award-winning film directed by and starring Denzel Washington, along with Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Viola Davis.
Song of Solomon
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Never Cry Wolf : Amazing True Story of Life Among Arctic Wolves
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A Tale of Two Cities Bantam Classics
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. Sidney carton joins that exhalted group of Dickensian characters who have earned a permanent place in the popular literary imagination. Back Bay Books. A masterful pageant of idealism, love, and adventure -- in a Paris bursting with revolutionary frenzy, and a London alive with anxious anticipation -- A Tale of Two Cities is one of Dickens's most energetic and exciting works.
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