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Entitled to the Pedestal

Author : Nghana tamu Lewis
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In this searching study, Nghana Lewis offers a close reading of the works and private correspondences, essays, and lectures of five southern white women writers: Julia Peterkin, Gwen Bristow, Caroline Gordon, Willa Cather, and Lillian Smith. At the core of this work is a sophisticated reexamination of the myth of southern white womanhood. Lewis overturns the conventional argument that white women were passive and pedestal-bound. Instead, she argues that these figures were complicit in the day-to-day dynamics of power and authorship and stood to gain much from these arrangements at the expense of others. At the same time that her examination of southern mythology explodes received wisdom, it is also a journey of self-discovery. As Lewis writes in her preface, “As a proud daughter of the South, I have always been acutely aware of the region’s rich cultural heritage, folks, and foodstuffs. How could I not be? I was born and reared in Lafayette, Louisiana, where an infant’s first words are not ‘da-da’ and ‘ma-ma’ but ‘crawfish boil’ and ‘fais-do-do.’ . . . I have also always been keenly familiar with its volatile history.” Where these conflicting images—and specifically the role of white southern women as catalysts, vindicators, abettors, and antagonists—meet forms the crux of this study. As such, this study of the South by a daughter of the South offers a distinctive perspective that illuminates the texts in novel and provocative ways.

What Do I Read Next 2002

Author : Neil Barron
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By identifying similarities in various books, this annual selection guide helps readers to independently choose titles of interest published in the last year.Each entry describes a separate book, listing everything readers need to know to make selections. Arranged by author within six genre sections, detailed entries provide: Title Publisher and publication dateSeriesNames and descriptions of charactersTime period and geographical settingReview citationsStory typesBrief plot summarySelected other books by the authorSimilar books by different authorsAuthor, title, series, character name, character description, time period, geographic setting and genre/sub-genre indexes are included to facilitate research.

Sequels

Author : Janet Husband
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A guide to series fiction lists popular series, identifies novels by character, and offers guidance on the order in which to read unnumbered series.

American Book Publishing Record Cumulative 1950 1977

Author : R.R. Bowker Company
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Midnight Masquerade The Louisiana Ladies Series Book 2

Author : Shirlee Busbee
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Melissa Seymour loves Folly, a magnificent thoroughbred stallion whose winnings allow Melissa and her siblings to hang on to their home. Dominic Slade enjoys wealth and has plans for a stud farm, with Folly being his first purchase. Melissa refuses to sell. The only way to replace the income earned through Folly is by unlocking her trust fund through marriage. Neither are interested in marriage. But as trusted friends and loyal family turn strangely foe, Dominic and Melissa are forced to unite. Now the pair must come to grips with their true passions, or lose it all to a common enemy willing to do anything. REVIEWS: "Busbee reaffirms her long-held place at the top of her genre." ~Publishers Weekly THE LOUISIANA LADIES, in series order Deceive Not My Heart Midnight Masquerade Love Be Mine

Defiant Destiny The Hearts of Liberty Series Book 2

Author : Phoebe Conn
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When King George II orders the Acadians, descendants of 17th-century French colonists, expelled from their Nova Scotian land, Arielle Douville, an Acadian healer, reluctantly agrees to translate for the captain of the Virginia Militia, Byron Barclay. Arielle has always despised everything English until Byron's unexpected promise to keep the families together in the American Colonies challenges her heart. But when the pair are aboard the ship bound for the Colonies, the Acadians seize Byron and take control. Now Arielle must choose: side with her people or fight for the inevitable new way of Acadian life and earn the right to discover if the growing passions between her and Byron is love. Previously Titled: Beloved Legacy REVIEWS: "...a love story that blossoms in the most unlikely place." ~Rendezvous "...little known historical facts [and] engaging characters will surely entertain" ~RT Magazine THE HEARTS OF LIBERTY, in series order Savage Destiny Defiant Destiny Forbidden Destiny Wild Destiny Scarlet Destiny

American Book Publishing Record

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Indiana English

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The Cooper Kids Adventure Series 2 in 1 Book

Author : Frank Peretti
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While adventuring with their father, siblings Jay and Lila encounter a supernatural phenomenon in the African country of Togwana and face hostile natives and ancient evil forces in the jungles of Central America.

American Book Publishing Record Cumulative 1950 1977 Fiction Juvenile fiction

Author : R.R. Bowker Company. Department of Bibliography
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