The Fifth Doll

The Fifth Doll Author Charlie N. Holmberg
ISBN-10 1477806105
Release 2017-07-25
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The bestselling author of The Paper Magician Series transports readers to a darkly whimsical new world where strange magic threatens a quiet village that only a desperate woman can save. Matrona lives in an isolated village, where her life is centered on pleasing her parents. She’s diligent in her chores and has agreed to marry a man of their choosing. But a visit to Slava, the local tradesman, threatens to upend her entire life. Entering his empty house, Matrona discovers a strange collection of painted nesting dolls—one for every villager. Fascinated, she can’t resist the urge to open the doll with her father’s face. But when her father begins acting strangely, she realizes Slava’s dolls are much more than they seem. When he learns what she’s done, Slava seizes the opportunity to give Matrona stewardship over the dolls—whether she wants it or not. Forced to open one of her own dolls every three days, she falls deeper into the grim power of Slava’s creations. But nothing can prepare her for the profound secret hiding inside the fifth doll.

Nora oder Ein Puppenheim

Nora oder Ein Puppenheim Author Henrik Ibsen
ISBN-10 9783843039383
Release 2016-01-19
Pages 84
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Henrik Ibsen: Nora oder Ein Puppenheim Originaltitel: Et dukkehjem. Uraufführung Kopenhagen, 21.12.1879, Erstdruck: Kopenhagen (Gyldendal) 1879. Hier in der Übers. v. M. v. Borch. Vollständige Neuausgabe mit einer Biographie des Autors. Herausgegeben von Karl-Maria Guth. Berlin 2016, 2. Auflage. Textgrundlage ist die Ausgabe: Ibsen, Henrik: Ein Puppenheim. [Übers. v. M[arie] von Borch], in: Henrik Ibsen: Sämtliche Werke, Vierter Band. Hg. v. Julius Elias u. Paul Schlenther, Berlin: S. Fischer, 1907. Die Paginierung obiger Ausgabe wird in dieser Neuausgabe als Marginalie zeilengenau mitgeführt. Umschlaggestaltung von Thomas Schultz-Overhage unter Verwendung des Bildes: Lucien Métivet, Illustration aus dem journal humoristique, 1898. Gesetzt aus Minion Pro, 11 pt.

Songs from the Fifth Chamber

Songs from the Fifth Chamber Author Margaret J. Geckos
ISBN-10 9781425795085
Release 2010-04-12
Pages 202
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Songs from the Fifth Chamber has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Songs from the Fifth Chamber also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Songs from the Fifth Chamber book for free.

The Fifth Day And Other Bitesize Prose Poems

The Fifth Day       And Other Bitesize Prose Poems Author Chieko Persimmons
ISBN-10 9781456808327
Release 2010-11-24
Pages 66
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Chieko Persimmons successfully utilises flexible genre of the prose poem, making out of ordinary experiences a rich and evocative meditation, with consistent warmth and humour. This is a piquant, inventive collection' (Roger Cardinal, art critic, emeritus professor, University of Kent). These pieces reach for intangible' (Patricia Debney, poet, Canterbury laureate, 2007 08). One is reminded all at once of Zen Koans, Piet Hein, John Clare, and even Beckett' (Todd McEwen, author of four novels, a former editor of Granta magazine).

The Prettier Doll

The Prettier Doll Author Karen Tracy
ISBN-10 9780817354398
Release 2007-09-23
Pages 304
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Essays in the The Prettier Doll focus on the same local controversy: in 2001,a third-grade girl in Colorado submitted an experiment to the school science fair. She asked 30 adults and 30 fifth-graders which of two Barbie dolls was prettier. One doll was black, the other white, and each wore a different colored dress. All of the adults picked the Barbie in the purple dress, while nearly all of the fifth graders picked the white Barbie. When the student’s experiment was banned an uproar resulted that spread to the national media. School board meetings and other public exchanges highlighted the potent intersection of local and national social concerns: education, censorship, science, racism, and tensions in foundation values such as liberty, democracy, and free speech. For the authors of these essays, the exchanges that arose from “Barbiegate” illustrate vividly the role of rhetoric at the grassroots level, fundamental to civic judgment in a democratic state and at the core of “ordinary democracy.”

The Story of Dolls All Over the World from the Fifth to the Twentieth Century

The Story of Dolls All Over the World from the Fifth to the Twentieth Century Author Winifred Mills
ISBN-10 9781446542088
Release 2011-03
Pages 98
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This book contains classic material dating back to the 1900s and before. The content has been carefully selected for its interest and relevance to a modern audience.

The Doll Blogs

The Doll Blogs Author Debbie Behan Garrett
ISBN-10 9780615421841
Release 2010-12-31
Pages 296
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To serve the doll-collecting community, particularly avid Black-doll enthusiasts, Ms. Garrett continues to write about the dolls she loves. In this, her third doll publication, dolls, both old and new, blog their experiences over a two-year period as chosen dolls in Garrett's extensive and quite eclectic Black-doll collection.If you love dolls, possess a vivid imagination, and enjoy combining the two, you will derive great pleasure reading The Doll Blogs, another first for Debbie Behan Garrett. Garrett takes the reader on an imaginative voyage in doll-collecting world where she meets and greets new dolls, reacquaints herself with old ones, and continues the passion for all as a doll whisperer, allowing the dolls to speak through her. The dolls (some more vocal than others, with personalities all their own) find delight in telling their unique stories, sharing their experiences, and relaying how they entered Garrett's collection.This first book devoted to dolls that speak in blog form is masterfully engaging, a sure delight.

Oracle Fire Island

Oracle   Fire Island Author C.W. Trisef
ISBN-10 9781620952269
Release 2012-02-10
Pages 325
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The adventure continues! With the first element (earth) painfully collected within the Oracle, Ret Cooper and his friends return home to find that things are only heating up. Thanks to some mischief caused by the peculiar Benjamin Coy, Ret’s second scar makes its explosive debut. But what does it mean, and where will it take them? These questions gnaw at Ret as he begins his sophomore year at Tybee High. With challenging twists, inspired turns, and a few unexpected surprises, our hero once again confronts danger and disaster, while discovering newfound feelings for a certain female companion. Old friends and foes, along with a few new ones, follow Ret as more of our world’s mysteries lead him to Fire Island and the second element (fire). Ancient artifacts, a hot-air balloon, lines in the desert, a city in the mountains, tribal societies, and even the navel of the world all play their parts in Ret’s continued quest to fill the Oracle. This second installment in the Oracle series is a must read, full of fun, adventure, and wholesome purpose. Hang on tight as author C.W. Trisef takes you to places and predicaments you have never seen before or even imagined, and makes you feel like you are a part of Ret’s destiny, to cure the world.

Malinalli of the Fifth Sun

Malinalli of the Fifth Sun Author Helen Heightsman Gordon
ISBN-10 9781462064939
Release 2011-12-01
Pages 672
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The words of her father echo in a young girl's head: Never want what you can never have. Born on the day of the Mexican Goddess of Grass, Malinalli, she takes that name until 1519 when she begins her new Christian life as Marina, one of twenty slaves given to Conquistador Hernán Cortés after he defeats the natives of Tabasco. Having been sold into slavery by a wicked stepfather, Malinalli has learned Mayan as well as her native tongue Nahuatl. When Cortés discovers she can speak two languages, he makes her his interpreter and keeps her constantly at his side. His soldiers admire her and give her the respectful title of Don?a Marina (Lady Marina). Later, as she learns Spanish and becomes trilingual, she helps Cortés form alliances among Nahuatl speakers who hate Moctezuma II, a tyrant who has waged wars on neighboring tribes to obtain captives for human sacrifice. Cortés and his coalition of Spanish conquistadors and Tlaxcalan warriors lead a fierce attack upon the Aztec empire, conquer Moctezuma II, and thus change the fate of Mexico and Spain forever. Although Cortés comes to love Marina, and she brings out his best qualities, he allows her to marry a hidalgo lover for her future protection. Yet Cortés and Malinalli (also called La Malinche) become a team that rebuilds a devastated nation, shapes its Christian destiny, and leaves a proud legacy for two nations that enriched each other even as they tried to destroy each other.

The Definitive Guide to Collecting Black Dolls

The Definitive Guide to Collecting Black Dolls Author Debbie Behan Garrett
ISBN-10 0875886531
Release 2003
Pages 176
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Collectors will delight in acquiring the first and only Black dolls book that is completely published in full colour Author Debbie Garrett has written an extensive book of reference on vintage, modern, fashion and artist Black dolls. Featured in this book are Black dolls made from cloth, bisque, celluloid, composition, rubber, wood, and hard plastic. This long-overdue, insightful book includes a price guide and tips for buying and selling in the collector's market. This is a 'must-have' book for collectors and social historians who want to see first-hand the evolution of a childhood plaything which in recent years has also been fashioned for adult collectors.

Teaching Russian Studies

Teaching Russian Studies Author Patricia Winpenny
ISBN-10 9780943804965
Release 2000-09-01
Pages 164
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This book is for those who want to teach about the life, history, language or culture of Russia and the former Soviet Union. Students will learn about the states of the former Soviet Union and the current political structure of Russia. Information is drawn from interviews with Russian children, traditional folktales, maps, original Russian childrens artwork, traditional Russian recipes, and basic Russian language lessons. Lesson include: (1) Introduction; (2) Geography and History; (3) Modern Culture; (4) Art; (5) Language; (5) Folktales; (6) Resources. Read more at

Ibsen A Doll s House

Ibsen  A Doll s House Author Egil Tornqvist
ISBN-10 0521478669
Release 1995-04-27
Pages 210
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Ibsen's A Doll's House is one of the most widely debated plays, but which version of the play do we refer to--the original text, translations, stage presentation, radio, film or television adaptations? This study addresses these questions and examines how the choice of medium and directorial approaches have influenced the meaning of the play text. Comparative analysis of the text and performance is framed by biographical background to the play and its impact on later dramatists such as Strindberg and Shaw.

The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll

The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll Author Jean Nathan
ISBN-10 9781466845305
Release 2013-05-17
Pages 320
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A glamorous, haunted life unfolds in the mesmerizing biography of the woman behind a classic children's book In 1957, a children's book called The Lonely Doll was published. With its pink-and-white-checked cover and photographs featuring a wide-eyed doll, it captured the imaginations of young girls and made the author, Dare Wright, a household name. Close to forty years after its publication, the book was out of print but not forgotten. When the cover image inexplicably came to journalist Jean Nathan one afternoon, she went in search of the book-and ultimately its author. Nathan found Dare Wright living out her last days in a decrepit public hospital in Queens, New York. Over the next five years, Nathan pieced together a glamorous life. Blond, beautiful Wright had begun her career as an actress and model and then turned to fashion photography before stumbling upon her role as bestselling author. But there was a dark side to the story: a brother lost in childhood, ill-fated marriage plans, a complicated, controlling mother. Edith Stevenson Wright, herself a successful portrait painter, played such a dominant role in her daughter's life that Dare was never able to find her way into the adult world. Only through her work could she speak for herself: in her books she created the happy family she'd always yearned for, while her self-portraits betrayed an unresolved tension between sexuality and innocence, a desire to belong and painful isolation. Illustrated with stunning photographs, The Secret Life of the Lonely Doll tells the unforgettable story of a woman who, imprisoned by her childhood, sought to set herself free through art.

King Henry the fourth pt 2d King Henry the fifth King Henry the sixth pt 1st 3d

King Henry the fourth  pt  2d  King Henry the fifth  King Henry the sixth  pt  1st   3d Author William Shakespeare
ISBN-10 UCAL:B3041778
Release 1844
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King Henry the fourth pt 2d King Henry the fifth King Henry the sixth pt 1st 3d has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from King Henry the fourth pt 2d King Henry the fifth King Henry the sixth pt 1st 3d also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full King Henry the fourth pt 2d King Henry the fifth King Henry the sixth pt 1st 3d book for free.

The Bone Doll s Twin

The Bone Doll s Twin Author Lynn Flewelling
ISBN-10 9780307572462
Release 2009-10-21
Pages 544
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Sometimes the price of destiny is higher than anyone imagined.... Dark Magic, Hidden Destiny For three centuries a divine prophecy and a line of warrior queens protected Skala. But the people grew complacent and Erius, a usurper king, claimed his young half sister’s throne. Now plague and drought stalk the land, war with Skala’s ancient rival Plenimar drains the country’s lifeblood, and to be born female into the royal line has become a death sentence as the king fights to ensure the succession of his only heir, a son. For King Erius the greatest threat comes from his own line — and from Illior’s faithful, who spread the Oracle’s words to a doubting populace. As noblewomen young and old perish mysteriously, the king’s nephew — his sister’s only child — grows toward manhood. But unbeknownst to the king or the boy, strange, haunted Tobin is the princess’s daughter, given male form by a dark magic to protect her until she can claim her rightful destiny. Only Tobin’s noble father, two wizards of Illior, and an outlawed forest witch know the truth. Only they can protect young Tobin from a king’s wrath, a mother’s madness, and the terrifying rage of her brother’s demon spirit, determined to avenge his brutal murder.... From the Paperback edition.

Downloading Spirit

Downloading Spirit Author Janet Baljeu
ISBN-10 9781469157665
Release 2012-06-07
Pages 206
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DOWNLOADING SPIRIT presents a revolutionary new approach to the understanding of human consciousness. Incorporating a cross-cultural approach to matters of mythology and symbolism, this volume presents a step-by-step approach to the metaphysical understanding of spiritual growth for our confusing times.

The Bobbsey Twins

The Bobbsey Twins Author Laura Lee Hope
ISBN-10 9789635249800
Release 2015-07-07
Pages 57
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The Bobbsey Twinswas written in the year 1904 by Laura Lee Hope. This book is one of the most popular novels of Laura Lee Hope, and has been translated into several other languages around the world. This book is published by Booklassic which brings young readers closer to classic literature globally.