Under The Country Sky

Author : Grace S. Richmond
ISBN : 9781776528349
Genre : Fiction
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When you need to have your faith in humanity restored, Grace Richmond's uplifting novels are like a breath of fresh air. Unlike the fickle, self-centered creatures who populate the pages of modern-day "chick lit," heroine Georgiana makes significant sacrifices for the good of her family and still manages to find her happily-ever-after. Under the Country Sky is a must-read for fans of classic romantic fiction.
Category: Fiction

Under The Country Sky

Author : Grace Smith Richmond
ISBN : 0554287765
Genre : Fiction
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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide.
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Under The Country Sky

Author : Grace S. 1866-1959 Richmond
ISBN : 1171798067
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

Under The Country Sky Scholar S Choice Edition

Author : Grace Smith Richmond
ISBN : 1297061314
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Big Sky Country

Author : Linda Lael Miller
ISBN : 9781488099083
Genre : Fiction
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No one writes Western romance better than #1 New York Times bestselling author Linda Lael Miller! Let her take you to the town of Parable, Montana… The illegitimate son of a wealthy rancher, Sheriff Slade Barlow grew up in a trailer hitched to the Curly-Burly hair salon his mother runs. He was never acknowledged by his father…until now. Suddenly, Slade has inherited half of Whisper Creek Ranch, one of the most prosperous in Parable County. That doesn't sit well with his half brother, Hutch, who grew up with all the rights of a Carmody, including the affections of Joslyn Kirk, homecoming queen, rodeo queen, beauty queen—and the girl Slade's never forgotten. But Joslyn has come home to Parable under difficult circumstances. Resented by many of the townspeople cheated by her crooked stepfather, she's trying to rebuild her life and repay everyone who lost money because of his schemes. With a town to protect, plus a rebellious teenage stepdaughter, Slade already has his hands full. But someone has to convince Joslyn that she's responsible only for her own actions—and that someone is Sheriff Barlow!
Category: Fiction

Under The Alien Sky

Author : James M Bourke
ISBN : 9781453503485
Genre : Fiction
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Under the Alien Sky is a very different kind of novel from the mainstream fictional genre. It is written as an oriental fable, which means it has a subtext in addition to its surface story. It sets out to paint a picture of a remote and secretive state in the middle of Sulu Sea – the Sultanate of Michaeli, which is a small island seldom shown on maps and many people in the southeast are unaware of its existence. By good chance, the writer manages to establish that the Sultanate of Michaeli really exists and he gets the rare opportunity to visit it. The story describes his voyage to the island, and the odd people and weird events he encounters during his week there. Unfortunately, this little paradise on earth became a living hell when the ‘Gang of Four’ sidelined the Sultan and ushered in a reign of stygian gloom. The story is essentially about the Southeast Asian way of life as seen by the western visitor. The intention is to paint a picture of what it is like living ‘under the alien sky’ as the writer has done for the past 30 years. Under the Alien Sky is a work of fiction based on fact. A feature of the book is the comical and satirical subtext which should lift the spirits of the armchair reader especially in the current economic gloom. Another feature of the book is the copious end-notes which are for those English teachers who have never been beyond Portsmouth, or Irish reader who have never been further south than the city of Cork. People in the Americas and other parts of the globe travel more widely and may have some knowledge of Southeast Asia even though a former US president could not tell Iraq from Iran. Under the Alien Sky is light reading, perfect for the long train journey, or holiday reading. It has all the ingredients of a good read – a stimulating story, larger-than-life characters, exotic location, and candid observations on the oriental way of life. Being based on fact, it reads almost like an authentic journal. The settings are authentic but the characters are fictional. As far as the subtext is concerned, the story is an oblique indictment of political intrigue, corruption and religious bigotry. It attacks shame and hypocrisy as well as stony-faced religious zealots. In putting the focus on the Sultanate of Michaeli, the writer is synthesising the current political situation in any one of a dozen Southeast Asian ‘democracies’. He exposes the frailty of the ruling class, their crass avarice, corrupt practices, cronyism, and their not-so-subtle methods of silencing all opposition. However, the characters and events described in the novel are purely fictional.
Category: Fiction

Under An African Sky

Author : Peter Hudson
ISBN : 9781780261799
Genre : Travel
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A vivid journey to the shore of the Sahara, where intense personal stories intersect with climate change and global politics.
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Under A Wild Sky

Author : William Souder
ISBN : 9781571319234
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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John James Audubon is renowned for his masterpiece of natural history and art, The Birds of America, the first nearly comprehensive survey of the continent’s birdlife. And yet few people understand, and many assume incorrectly, what sort of man he was. How did the illegitimate son of a French sea captain living in Haiti, who lied both about his parentage and his training, rise to become one of the greatest natural historians ever and the greatest name in ornithology? In Under a Wild Sky this Pulitzer Prize finalist, William Souder reveals that Audubon did not only compose the most famous depictions of birds the world has ever seen, he also composed a brilliant mythology of self. In this dazzling work of biography, Souder charts the life of a driven man who, despite all odds, became the historical figure we know today.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Max Evans Hi Lo Country

Author : Jan Haley
ISBN : 0826334520
Genre : Photography
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Jan Haley is from the heart of Hi Lo Country, where she has documented in her photography the vanishing homesteads and ranches in this region anchored by four moutains: Eagle Tail, Sierra Grande, Capulin, and Rabbit Ears. Her photographs of the spectacular landscapes will enthrall not just fans of Max Evans but anyone who wants to see the True West that still exists within a day's drive of the big cities that are now the population centers of the region.
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