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A Little Life

Author : Instaread
ISBN : 9781944195670
Genre : Fiction
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A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara | Summary & Analysis Preview: A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara tells the story of Jude St. Francis and the people in his life. Jude, left partially disabled by a terrifying injury as a teenager, is distraught about his past and hides most of that past and himself from others, even those closest to him. The relationships he forms as a young and older adult sustain him longer than he ever expected to live, but in the end, Jude has faced too much abuse and heartache to go on. Jude was left as an infant by his unknown parents in the care of a monastery, where he grew up being taught—and physically and sexually abused—by several men. Jude developed a trusting relationship with one of the monks, Brother Luke. Jude and Brother Luke ran away from the monastery, but Brother Luke sold Jude as a child prostitute out of motel rooms… PLEASE NOTE: This is a summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book. Inside this Instaread Summary & Analysis of A Little Life: • Summary of book • Introduction to the Important People in the book • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style

A Little Life

Author : Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN : 9780385539265
Genre : Fiction
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ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR The New York Times • The Washington Post • The Wall Street Journal • NPR • Vanity Fair • Vogue • Minneapolis Star Tribune • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • The Guardian • O, The Oprah Magazine • Slate • Newsday • Buzzfeed • The Economist • Newsweek • People • Kansas City Star • Shelf Awareness • Time Out New York • Huffington Post • Book Riot • Refinery29 • Bookpage • Publishers Weekly • Kirkus WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE A MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST A Little Life follows four college classmates—broke, adrift, and buoyed only by their friendship and ambition—as they move to New York in search of fame and fortune. While their relationships, which are tinged by addiction, success, and pride, deepen over the decades, the men are held together by their devotion to the brilliant, enigmatic Jude, a man scarred by an unspeakable childhood trauma. A hymn to brotherly bonds and a masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century, Hanya Yanagihara’s stunning novel is about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves.

A Big Little Life

Author : Dean Koontz
ISBN : 9780345532510
Genre : Pets
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER In a profound, funny, and beautifully rendered portrait of a beloved companion, bestselling novelist Dean Koontz remembers the golden retriever who changed his life. A retired service dog, Trixie was three when Dean and his wife, Gerda, welcomed her into their home. She was superbly trained, but her greatest gifts couldn’t be taught: her keen intelligence, her innate joy, and an uncanny knack for living in the moment. Whether chasing a tennis ball or protecting those she loved, Trixie gave all she had to everything she did, inspiring Dean and Gerda to trust their instincts and recapture a sense of wonder that will remain with them always. Trixie lived fewer than twelve years; in this wide world, she was a little thing. But in every way that mattered, she lived a big life. CBS Sunday Morning featured A Big Little Life in a rare interview with Dean Koontz that focuses on his philanthropic efforts with and affection for dogs. View it here: http://youtu.be/40bWUc6k_J8 From the Trade Paperback edition.

Scott Pilgrim S Precious Little Life

Author : Bryan Lee O'Malley
ISBN : 9780007340477
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Twenty-four-year-old Scott Pilgrim must defeat the final ex, Gideon Graves, in order to win the heart of Ramona Flowers, an unforgettable rollerblading delivery girl.

For Very Little Life A Novel

Author : Hamilton Marshall
ISBN : OCLC:181687702
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A Little Garrison A Realistic Novel Of German Army Life Of To Day

Author : Fritz Oswald Bilse
ISBN : 9781465593085
Genre : World War, 1914-1918
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The People In The Trees

Author : Hanya Yanagihara
ISBN : 9781509892990
Genre : Fiction
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The stunning debut novel, from the author of A Little Life. It is 1950 when Norton Perina, a young doctor, embarks on an expedition to a remote Micronesian island in search of a rumoured lost tribe. There he encounters a strange group of forest dwellers who appear to have attained a form of immortality that preserves the body but not the mind. Perina uncovers their secret and returns with it to America, where he soon finds great success. But his discovery has come at a terrible cost, not only for the islanders, but for Perina himself. Hanya Yanagihara's The People in the Trees marks the debut of a remarkable new voice in American fiction.

Godey S Magazine

Author : Louis Antoine Godey
ISBN : PSU:000020202385
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Tense Little Lives

Author : Ray Mathew
ISBN : 0642276439
Genre : Australian fiction
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Tom Shapcott's selection of unpublished works by Australian author Ray Mathew, illustrates that while Matthews published little after he left Australiain 1960, his gift for story telling remained with him. This book is a discovery and a moving voyage into a universal and specific world.

That Tiny Life

Author : Erin Frances Fisher
ISBN : 9781487003678
Genre : Fiction
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Finalist, Danuta Gleed Literary Award Finalist, Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, BC Book Prizes A 49th Shelf Book of the Year In settings that range from the old American West to pre-revolutionary France, from a present-day dig site in the high tablelands of South America to deep space, That Tiny Life is a wide-ranging and utterly original collection of short fiction and a novella that examines the idea of progress — humanity’s never-ending cycle of creation and destruction. In the award-winning story, “Valley Floor,” a surgeon performs an amputation in the open desert in the American West. In “Da Capo al Fine,” set in eighteenth-century France, the creator of the fortepiano designs another, more brutal instrument. And in “That Tiny Life,” the reader gets a glimpse into a future in which human resource extraction goes far beyond Earth. Each story is infused with impeccably researched detail that brings obscure and fascinating subject matter into bright relief, be it falconry, ancient funeral rites, or space exploration. The result is an amazing interplay of minute detail against the backdrop of huge themes, such as human expression and impact, our need for connection, the innate violence in nature, and the god-complex present in all acts of human creation. A highly accomplished, evocative, and wholly impressive work of short fiction, That Tiny Life introduces readers to a writer with limitless range and imagination.

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