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The Yellow Bird Sings

The Yellow Bird Sings Author : Jennifer Rosner
Release : 2020-03-05
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
ISBN : 152903244X
File Size : 68.61 MB
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Poland, 1941. A mother. A child. An impossible choice. Poland, 1941. After the Jews in their town are rounded up, Róza and her five-year-old daughter, Shira, spend day and night hidden in a farmer's barn. Forbidden from making a sound, only the yellow bird from her mother's stories can sing the melodies Shira composes in her head. Róza does all she can to take care of Shira and shield her from the horrors of the outside world. They play silent games and invent their own sign language. But then the day comes when their haven is no longer safe, and Róza must face an impossible choice: whether the best thing she can do for her daughter is keep her close by her side, or give her the chance to survive by letting her go . . . The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner is a powerfully gripping and deeply moving novel about the unbreakable bond between parent and child and the triumph of humanity and hope in even the darkest circumstances. 'If you only read one book this year, make it The Yellow Bird Sings' – AJ Pearce, author of Dear Mrs Bird.

The Map and the Clock

The Map and the Clock Author : Carol Ann Duffy
Release : 2016-10-04
Publisher : Faber & Faber
ISBN : 057127708X
File Size : 86.60 MB
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Curated by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, the National Poet of Wales, this new anthology gathers from centuries of essential poems. The editors have drawn on the rich languages of these islands, starting with the very first poets whose names we know - Taliesin and Aneirin, who composed in Welsh and Old Brythoneg in what is now Scotland - 'to begin at the beginning', to explore the poetry of Ireland and the British Isles in order to tell our story across the ages in this beautiful, vital treasury.

Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine Author :
Release : 1892
Publisher :
File Size : 52.31 MB
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Important American periodical dating back to 1850.

Harper's New Monthly Magazine

Harper's New Monthly Magazine Author : Henry Mills Alden
Release : 1893
Publisher :
File Size : 74.42 MB
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Harper's informs a diverse body of readers of cultural, business, political, literary and scientific affairs.

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Author : Maya Angelou
Release : 2009-04-21
Publisher : Random House
ISBN : 9781588369253
File Size : 34.23 MB
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Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide. Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient grandmother in a small Southern town, Maya and her brother, Bailey, endure the ache of abandonment and the prejudice of the local “powhitetrash.” At eight years old and back at her mother’s side in St. Louis, Maya is attacked by a man many times her age—and has to live with the consequences for a lifetime. Years later, in San Francisco, Maya learns that love for herself, the kindness of others, her own strong spirit, and the ideas of great authors (“I met and fell in love with William Shakespeare”) will allow her to be free instead of imprisoned. Poetic and powerful, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings will touch hearts and change minds for as long as people read. “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings liberates the reader into life simply because Maya Angelou confronts her own life with such a moving wonder, such a luminous dignity.”—James Baldwin

The Yellow Bird

The Yellow Bird Author : Dannie Abse
Release : 2004
Publisher :
File Size : 70.23 MB
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Dannie Abse is a Welsh lyrical poet and medical doctor with a choirmaster’s ear for language. Readers will hear, where there is narrative in these poems, a sometimes distant, sometimes nearby Welsh-English sound – call it pitch, call it history. And where there is song, something other – passages particularly beautiful in a language that is extra-English. There is mystical, moral sunlight in Abse’s poetry, a gift for the simple truth.

The Friend

The Friend Author :
Release : 1870
Publisher :
File Size : 36.19 MB
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The Complete Poems of Idris Davies

The Complete Poems of Idris Davies Author : Idris Davies
Release : 1994
Publisher :
File Size : 77.91 MB
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Contains Idris Davies's well-known works, as well as a large number of previously unpublished works. The text includes notes which provide details of the publishing history and aid in the comprehension of the poems.

Harvard Advocate

Harvard Advocate Author :
Release : 1867
Publisher :
File Size : 68.8 MB
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The Advocate

The Advocate Author :
Release : 1867
Publisher :
File Size : 60.32 MB
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The Harvard Advocate

The Harvard Advocate Author :
Release : 1866
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File Size : 67.16 MB
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Holden's Book on Birds

Holden's Book on Birds Author : Charles F. Holden
Release : 1875
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File Size : 58.76 MB
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Interchange Author :
Release : 1991
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File Size : 29.2 MB
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Selected Poems (Collins Classics)

Selected Poems (Collins Classics) Author : Rabindranath Tagore
Release : 2013-05-09
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
ISBN : 0007517017
File Size : 81.92 MB
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