Category Archives: Historical & Biographical Fiction

Army War Heroes Five Issue Jumbo Comic

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Trouble is, Waring left a lot of bills, a trusting young son, and a loving wife whose agnosticism is only strengthened by the sorrows thrust upon her. Early on. but he refrains from representing Muhammad as a person. all the while maintaining his ongoing critical commentary on human hypocrisy and cruelty. Review Ruth Downie, Semper Fidelis (2013), about a Roman legionary physician in northern Britain who suspects foul play on the eve of a visit from Emperor Hadrian; #5 in the Gaius Petreius Ruso mystery series.

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Asterix and the Secret Weapon: Album #29

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Y.; 6/- Unwin] BARR (Amelia E.). *Friend Olivia 1890 An historical study of Quaker life in the early days of Cromwell, full of sympathy with the Puritans and severity towards the Cavaliers. A Catalogue of crime, rev. and enl. ed. (New York, NY: Harper and Row, 1989) *RS-NAL 91-7442 A critical survey of 7500 titles in five parts. The walls of Wells are packed to capacity nearly every night. From the original broadsheet-sized edition, we have selected more than thirty glorious, unforgettable, or even silly dreams.

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Girl Genius: Omnibus Edition #1 (No. 1)

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Marco Polo was nicknamed "Marco of the millions" because his Venetian countrymen took the grandiose stories of his travels to be exaggerated, if not outright lies. Michael Gear, The Betrayal: The Lost Life of Jesus (2008), a novel that explores an alternative view of the life of Jesus which was suppressed by the early church. The brutally honest nonfiction account of a nurse's daily life behind the closed doors of a hospital's critical care units, this New York Times bestseller is an amazing and riveting first person documentary that reads like a novel.

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Sterminator Vesevo: (Vesuvius the great exterminator)

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But the lives of the colony's main characters, Gaius Publius Varrus?ironsmith, innovator and soldier?and his brother-in-law, former Roman Senator Caius Britannicus, are not trouble-free, especially when their most bitter enemy, Claudius Seneca, reappears. I good introduction to cross-cultural distinctions for young readers accustomed to the privileged West. By the same token, she recognized the seemingly insurmountable difficulties faced by a noncombatant in describing modern warfare, but nevertheless she made the attempt.

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War Battles. Issues 1 and 2. Shocking tales of combat.

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Further, she had made her own mark in this company, as Sergeant perceived during a conversation shortly after they met in 1910: "she was soon telling me about an evening in a box at the new Irish players in London with William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory. Seething Days [juv.] 1894 Edward VI and Mary. [6/- Innes] 1 547-59- V MANNING (Anne). *The Colloquies of Edward Osborne, Citizen and Cloth worker of London 1851 The founder of the ducal house of Leeds tells his own story, in charmingly old-fashioned lan- guage, from the day when he was entered apprentice on London Bridge.

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Hip Hop Family Tree #8

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Emboldened by their victory.10 There has been a tendency to rewrite the history of comic books in America as if there were a few altruistic artists who were willing to make sacrifices to speak back to nefarious publishers and elevate the artistic merit of comics. There are the obvious complications and their relationship has its ups and downs. Exekias’s choice of this particular moment would not have been lost on the ancient Greeks.

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The New Deadwardians

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Valerio Massimo Manfredi, The Last Legion (2002), about a band of Romano-British soldiers who journey to Rome in 470 A. Originally published by the cult-favorite EC Comics line at another time when America reveled in military rhetoric, and now reprinted in handsome hardcovers (this second volume is where the series really took off), “Two-Fisted Tales” was a collection of short stories set in conflicts from the American Revolution to the then current Korean War. Julie Harmon works hard, "hard as a man" they say, so hard that at times she's not sure she can stop.

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Tarzan and the Dwarfs of Didona

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Nate hears the recorded history of Walt, a boy from the '60s, and sets out to investigate alongside Tabitha, a town girl who is much more familiar with the situation. BiblioBoard’s unique subscription model allows librarians to pick and choose exactly what their patrons demand, from superheroes (new and old), to science fiction and horror comics, contemporary graphic novels on musicians and politicians, war and Western comics and more.

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Northlanders Vol. 3: Blood in the Snow

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Fritz the Cat. in order to capture and close down the publisher. Looking for Romance, to include, historical, Regency-set historical, contemporary, paranormal, romantic suspense and multicultural. This is a fantastic book to both bring graphic novels and classic horror to a library's shelves. A teacher of Cather's had called love between women "unnatural" and Cather's discussion of this in one of her letters to Pound is the evidence that encourages O'Brien to identify Cather as lesbian: "When Cather told Pound that it was unfair that feminine friendship should be unnatural, she nonetheless agreed with Miss De Pue [her teacher] that it was, she betrayed a self-conscious awareness shared by her community, that women's friendship constituted a special category not sanctioned by the dominant culture" ( For O'Brien, this knowledge of the nonsanctioned nature of the friendship supports her argument that Cather has knowledge of her own lesbianism and marks the Pound affair as the beginning of her search for a way to have a voice in a repressive society.

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500 Great Comicbook Action Heroes

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Released from an Oklahoma state prison after serving four years for a manslaughter conviction, Tom Joad makes his way back to his family’s farm in Oklahoma. The subjects range from Space science and geology, to Shakespeare and the Bible. Cather's description of the spiritual presence in the Lady Chapel links the Virgin Mary with other, earlier goddesses who offer comfort to the wretched: Latour is able to "feel all it meant to [Sada] to know that there was a Kind Woman in Heaven.... [o]ld people, who have felt blows and toil and know the world's hard hand, need, even more than children do, a woman's tenderness.

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