Oswald S Tale

Oswald S Tale

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In perhaps his most important literary feat, Norman Mailer fashions an unprecedented portrait of one of the great villains—and enigmas—in United States history. Here is Lee Harvey Oswald—his family background, troubled marriage, controversial journey to Russia, and return to an “America [waiting] for him like an angry relative whose eyes glare in the heat.” Based on KGB and FBI transcripts, government reports, letters and diaries, and Mailer’s own international research, this is an epic account of a man whose cunning, duplicity, and self-invention were both at home in and at odds with the country he forever altered. Praise for Oswald’s Tale “America’s largest mystery has found its greatest interpreter.”—The Washington Post Book World “Mailer is fierce, courageous, and reckless and nearly everything he writes has sections of headlong brilliance. . . . From the American master conjurer of dark and swirling purpose, a moving reflection.”—Robert Stone, The New York Review of Books “A narrative of tremendous energy and panache; the author at the top of his form.”—Christopher Hitchens, Financial Times “The performance of an author relishing the force and reach of his own acuity.”—Martin Amis, The Sunday Times (London) Praise for Norman Mailer “[Norman Mailer] loomed over American letters longer and larger than any other writer of his generation.”—The New York Times “A writer of the greatest and most reckless talent.”—The New Yorker “Mailer is indispensable, an American treasure.”—The Washington Post “A devastatingly alive and original creative mind.”—Life “Mailer is fierce, courageous, and reckless and nearly everything he writes has sections of headlong brilliance.”—The New York Review of Books “The largest mind and imagination [in modern] American literature . . . Unlike just about every American writer since Henry James, Mailer has managed to grow and become richer in wisdom with each new book.”—Chicago Tribune “Mailer is a master of his craft. His language carries you through the story like a leaf on a stream.”—The Cincinnati Post

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : Norman Mailer
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2007-01-23
File : 864 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781588365934


Eleven Twenty Two Sixty Three

Eleven Twenty Two Sixty Three

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Receiving a horrific essay from a GED student with a traumatic past, high-school English teacher Jake Epping is enlisted by a friend to travel back in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a mission for which he must reacclimate to 1960s culture and befriend troubled loner Lee Harvey Oswald. (suspense). Reissue.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Stephen King
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Release : 2012
File : 1031 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1594135592


11 22 63

11 22 63

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Receiving a horrific essay from a GED student with a traumatic past, high-school English teacher Jake Epping is enlisted by a friend to travel back in time to prevent the assassination of John F. Kennedy, a mission for which he must reacclimate to 1960s culture and befriend troubled loner Lee Harvey Oswald. By the best-selling author of Full Dark, No Stars.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Stephen King
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-11-08
File : 849 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1451627289


1922

1922

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The chilling novella featured in Stephen King's bestselling collection Full Dark, No Stars, 1922 - about a man who succumbs to the violence within - is now available as a stand-alone publication. I believe there is a man inside every man, a stranger So writes Wilfred James in his confession. It's 1922. Wilfred owns eighty acres of farmland in Nebraska that have been in the family for generations. His wife, Arlette, owns an adjoining one hundred acres. But if Arlette carries out her threat to sell her land to a pig butcher, Wilfred will be forced to sell too. Worse, he'll have to move to the city. But he has a daring plan. It may work if he can persuade his son. A powerful tale of betrayal, murder, madness and rats, 1922 is a breathtaking exploration into the dark side of human nature from the great American storyteller Stephen King. It was adapted into a film from Netflix.

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Author by : Stephen King
Publisher : Hodder Paperbacks
Release : 2021-09-09
File : 320 Pages
ISBN-13 : 1529379350


Madeleine Is Sleeping

Madeleine Is Sleeping

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A National Book Award Finalist, Sarah Shun-lien Bynum's enchanting and inventive first novel is a groundbreaking, contemporary classic When a girl falls into a mysterious, impenetrable sleep, the borders between her provincial French village and the peculiar, beguiling realm of her dreams begin to disappear: A fat woman sprouts delicate wings and takes flight; a failed photographer stumbles into the role of pornographer; a beautiful young wife grows to resemble her husband's viol. Madeleine, the dreamer, travels in their midst, trying to make sense of her own metamorphosis. She leaves home, joins a gypsy circus, and falls into an unexpected triangle of desire and love. Embracing the earthy and the ethereal, the comical and the poignant, Madeleine Is Sleeping is part fairy tale, part coming-of-age story, and above all, an adventure in the discovery of art, sexuality, community, and the self.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release : 2020-10-27
File : 272 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780374602154


The Death Of A President

The Death Of A President

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William Manchester's epic and definitive account of President John F. Kennedy's assassination--now restored to print in a new paperback edition. As the world still reeled from the tragic and historic events of November 22, 1963, William Manchester set out, at the request of the Kennedy family, to create a detailed, authoritative record of the days immediately preceding and following President John F. Kennedy's death. Through hundreds of interviews, abundant travel and firsthand observation, and with unique access to the proceedings of the Warren Commission, Manchester conducted an exhaustive historical investigation, accumulating forty-five volumes of documents, exhibits, and transcribed tapes. His ultimate objective -- to set down as a whole the national and personal tragedy that was JFK's assassination -- is brilliantly achieved in this galvanizing narrative, a book universally acclaimed as a landmark work of modern history.

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Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Author by : William Manchester
Publisher : Little, Brown
Release : 2013-10-08
File : 736 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780316370721


11 22 1963

11 22 1963

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"Successful businessman Ron Winston stumbles upon the find of the century: new evidence in the mysterious assassination of President John F. Kennedy. As word leaks out about his discovery, Winston is pursued by shadowy figures from the underworld...and his own government."--Publisher's description.

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Genre : Local author
Author by : Roy Widing
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Release : 2011-10-07
File : 274 Pages
ISBN-13 : 0615546234


A Simple Act Of Murder

A Simple Act Of Murder

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On November 22, 1963, a murder was committed in Dallas, Texas. Nearly 80 percent of the American people don't believe the victim was killed by a lone gunman. The House Assassinations Committee determined it was the work of "a conspiracy," yet no conspirators were ever identified or brought to justice. For more than forty years the case has remained unsolved—until now. Mark Fuhrman has cracked some of the best-known, most puzzling crimes in American history. In A Simple Act of Murder, he investigates the tragedy that rocked a nation: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Cutting through the myths and misinformation, Fuhrman focuses on the hard evidence, unveiling a major clue that was ignored for more than four decades—a breakthrough that will change the ongoing debate forever. Once you read this book, you'll know definitively who killed JFK.

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Genre : True Crime
Author by : Mark Fuhrman
Publisher : Harper Paperbacks
Release : 2007-12-26
File : 240 Pages
ISBN-13 : 006137461X


Fever City

Fever City

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Fever City, this year's hottest thriller - shortlisted for the John Creasey New Blood Dagger '[a] superb debut novel. A direct hit.' Spectator 'A blistering debut of great ambition and scope, realised with the skill of an old pro.' Eva Dolan, author of Long Way Home 'An inventive take on the great American conspiracy theory.' The Times, Crime Club Nick Alston, a Los Angeles private investigator, is hired to find the kidnapped son of America's richest and most hated man. Hastings, a mob hitman in search of redemption, is also on the trail. But both men soon become ensnared by a sinister cabal that spreads from the White House all the way to Dealey Plaza. Decades later in Dallas, Alston's son stumbles across evidence from JFK conspiracy buffs that just might link his father to the shot heard round the world. Violent, vivid, visceral: FEVER CITY is a high--octane, nightmare journey through a Mad Men-era America of dark powers, corruption and conspiracy.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Tim Baker
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Release : 2016-01-19
File : 300 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9780571323869


The Accidental Time Machine

The Accidental Time Machine

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NOW IN PAPERBACK-FROM THE AUTHOR OF MARSBOUND Grad- school dropout Matt Fuller is toiling as a lowly research assistant at MIT when he inadvertently creates a time machine. With a dead-end job and a girlfriend who left him for another man, Matt has nothing to lose in taking a time-machine trip himself-or so he thinks.

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Genre : Fiction
Author by : Joe Haldeman
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2008-07-29
File : 288 Pages
ISBN-13 : 9781440635656