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Dotter of Her Father's Eyes

By Mary M. Talbot
  • ISBN Code: : 1621152014
  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Pages : 96
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Part personal history, part biography, Dotter of Her Father's Eyes contrasts two comingofage narratives: that of Lucia, the daughter of James Joyce, and that of author Mary Talbot, daughter of the eminent Joycean scholar James S. Atherton. Social expectations and gender politics, thwarted ambitions and personal tragedy are played out against two contrasting historical backgrounds, poignantly evoked by the atmospheric visual storytelling of awardwinning graphicnovel pioneer Bryan Talbot. Produced through an intense collaboration seldom seen between writers and artists, Dotter of Her Father's Eyes is smart, funny, and sadan essential addition to the evolving genre of graphic memoir. * Bryan Talbot is recognized worldwide as one of the true original voices in graphic fiction. * Bryan Talbot's Grandville Mon Amour was nominated for a 2011 Hugo Award.

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By Alison Wearing
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  • Publisher : Knopf Canada
  • Book Code : 0345807618
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 737
  • Pdf File: confessions-of-a-fairy-s-daughter.pdf

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER (The Globe and Mail) A moving memoir about growing up with a gay father in the 1980s, and a tribute to the power of truth, humour, acceptance and familial love. A true "It GOT Better" story. Alison Wearing led a largely carefree childhood until she learned, at the age of 12, that her family was a little more complex than she had realized. Sure her father had always been unusual compared to the other dads in the neighbourhood: he loved to bake croissants, wear silk pyjamas around the house, and skip down the street singing songs from Gilbert and Sullivan operettas. But when he came out of the closet in the 1970s, when homosexuality was still a cardinal taboo, it was a shock to everyone in the quiet community of Peterborough, Ontario—especially to his wife and three children. Alison’s father was a professor of political science and amateur choral conductor, her mother was an accomplished pianist and marathon runner, and together they had fed the family a steady diet of arts, adventures, mishaps, normal frustrations and inexhaustible laughter. Yet despite these agreeable circumstances, Joe’s internal life was haunted by conflicting desires. As he began to explore and understand the truth about himself, he became determined to find a way to live both as a gay man and also a devoted father, something almost unheard of at the time. Through extraordinary excerpts from his own letters and journals from the years of his coming out, we read of Joe’s private struggle to make sense and beauty of his life, to take inspiration from an evolving society and become part of the vanguard of the gay revolution in Canada. Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter is also the story of “coming out” as the daughter of a gay father. Already wrestling with an adolescent’s search for identity when her father came out of the closet, Alison promptly “went in,” concealing his sexual orientation from her friends and spinning extravagant stories about all of the “great straight things” they did together. Over time, Alison came to see that life with her father was surprisingly interesting and entertaining, even oddly inspiring, and in fact, there was nothing to hide. Balancing intimacy, history and downright hilarity, Confessions of a Fairy’s Daughter is a captivating tale of family life: deliciously imperfect, riotously challenging, and full of life’s great lessons in love. Alison brings her story to life with a skillfully light touch in this warm, heartfelt and revelatory memoir.

The Darkening

By Sunya Mara
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0358494915
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 206
  • Pdf File: the-darkening.pdf

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In this thrilling and epic YA fantasy debut, the only hope for a city trapped in the eye of a cursed storm lies with the daughter of failed revolutionaries and a prince terrified of his throne. Vesper Vale is the daughter of revolutionaries. Failed revolutionaries. When her mother was caught by the queen’s soldiers, they gave her a choice: death by the hangman’s axe, or death by the Storm that surrounds the city and curses anyone it touches. She chose the Storm. And when the queen’s soldiers—led by a paranoid prince—catch up to Vesper’s father after twelve years on the run, Vesper will do whatever it takes to save him from sharing that fate. Even arm herself with her father’s book of dangerous experimental magic. Even infiltrate the prince’s elite squad of soldier-sorcerers. Even cheat her way into his cold heart. But when Vesper learns that there’s more to the story of her mother’s death, she’ll have to make a choice if she wants to save her city: trust the devious prince with her family’s secrets, or follow her mother’s footsteps into the Storm.

Secret Daughter

By Shilpi Somaya Gowda
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  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Book Code : 0062266675
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 511
  • Pdf File: secret-daughter.pdf

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Somer’s life is everything sheimagined it would be—she’s newly married and has started her career as a physician in SanFrancisco—until she makes the devastating discovery she never will be able to have children. The same year in India, a poor mother makes the heartbreaking choice to save her newborn daughter’s life by giving her away. It is a decision that will haunt Kavita for the rest of her life, and cause a ripple effect that travels across the world and back again. Asha, adopted out of a Mumbai orphanage, is the child that binds the destinies of these two women. We follow both families, invisibly connected until Asha’s journey of self-discovery leads her back to India. Compulsively readable and deeply touching, Secret Daughter is a story of the unforeseen ways in which our choices and families affect our lives, and the indelible power of love in all its many forms.

Dream Catcher

By Margaret A. Salinger
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1439122024
  • Total of Pages : 464
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 994
  • Pdf File: dream-catcher.pdf

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In her highly anticipated memoir, Margaret A. Salinger writes about life with her famously reclusive father, J.D. Salinger—offering a rare look into the man and the myth, what it is like to be his daughter, and the effect of such a charismatic figure on the girls and women closest to him. With generosity and insight, Ms. Salinger has written a book that is eloquent, spellbinding, and wise, yet at the same time retains the intimacy of a novel. Her story chronicles an almost cultlike environment of extreme isolation and early neglect interwoven with times of laughter, joy, and dazzling beauty. Compassionately exploring the complex dynamics of family relationships, her story is one that seeks to come to terms with the dark parts of her life that, quite literally, nearly killed her, and to pass on a life-affirming heritage to her own child. The story of being a Salinger is unique; the story of being a daughter is universal. This book appeals to anyone, J.D. Salinger fan or no, who has ever had to struggle to sort out who she really is from whom her parents dreamed she might be.

The Forgotten Daughter

By Joanna Goodman
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0062998323
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 295
  • Pdf File: the-forgotten-daughter.pdf

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For fans of Jojo Moyes, from the bestselling author of The Home for Unwanted Girls, comes another compulsively readable story of love and friendship, following the lives of two women reckoning with their pasts and the choices that will define their futures. Divided by their past, united by love. 1992: French-Canadian factions renew Quebec’s fight to gain independence, and wild, beautiful Véronique Fortin, daughter of a radical separatist convicted of kidnapping and murdering a prominent politician in 1970, has embraced her father’s cause. So it is a surprise when she falls for James Phénix, a journalist of French-Canadian heritage who opposes Quebec separatism. Their love affair is as passionate as it is turbulent, as they negotiate a constant struggle between love and morals. At the same time, James’s older sister, Elodie Phénix, one of the Duplessis Orphans, becomes involved with a coalition demanding justice and reparations for their suffering in the 1950s when Quebec’s orphanages were converted to mental hospitals, a heinous political act of Premier Maurice Duplessis which affected 5,000 children. Véronique is the only person Elodie can rely on as she fights for retribution, reliving her trauma, while Elodie becomes a sisterly presence for Véronique, who continues to struggle with her family’s legacy. The Forgotten Daughter is a moving portrait of true love, familial bonds, and persistence in the face of injustice. As each character is pushed to their moral brink, they will discover exactly which lines they’ll cross—and just how far they’ll go for what they believe in.

Oh My Goddess!

By Kosuke Fujishima
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  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Book Code : 1630088684
  • Total of Pages : 165
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 133
  • Pdf File: oh-my-goddess.pdf

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Ever since a cosmic phone call brought Belldandy, Urd, and Skuld-a trio of literal young goddesses-to live in college student Keiichi's residence, his personal life has been turned upside-down, sideways, and sometimes even into strange dimensions! After her demonic mother Hild lays down the condition for changing Peorth back to normal, Urd tells Mom that she can go back to Hell, but Urd sure isn't coming along. Hild's counter-offer promises to combine the magic-circle powers of herself, Belldandy, Skuld, and Urd to restore Peorth, in exchange for a promise from Urd to ...well, she'll tell Urd after the ritual!

DAD A DAUGHTER’S 1ST LOVE

By DR. SEEMA DANSANA
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  • Publisher : DJ PUBICATION
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 593
  • Pdf File: dad-a-daughter-s-1st-love.pdf

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The bond between a father and daughter cannot be broken.The love of a daughter for her father is second to none.Daughters reach for their father's guiding hand their entire life. "A father teaches his daughter how to love and be loved.Every daughter adds a little sparkle to her father's life.Every man a woman meets is measured through her father's eyes.Bright daughters are raised by brilliant fathers.

The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction

By Christine Berberich
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Book Code : 1441155678
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 492
  • Pdf File: the-bloomsbury-introduction-to-popular-fiction.pdf

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Guiding readers through key writers and genres, historical contexts and major theoretical approaches, this is a comprehensive introduction to the study of popular fiction. Charting the rise of commercial fiction from the 19th century to today, The Bloomsbury Introduction to Popular Fiction includes introductory surveys, written by leading scholars, to a wide range of popular genres, including: Science Fiction Crime Writing Romance and Chick Lit Adventure Stories and Lad Lit Horror Graphic Novels Children's Literature Part II of the book also includes case-study readings of key writers and texts, from the work of HG Wells, Ian Fleming and Raymond Chandler to more recent books such as Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. The book also includes a chapter covering "The Writer's Perspective" on popular publishing, while annotated guides to further reading and online resources throughout give students the tools they need to pursue independent study on their courses.

The Shape of the Eye

By George Estreich
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101610026
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 640
  • Pdf File: the-shape-of-the-eye.pdf

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"[An] elegantly written, unsentimental memoir."—PEOPLE MAGAZINE [PEOPLE's Pick of the Week] Winner of the 2014 Nautilus Award represents “Better Books for a Better World”—the Silver Award in the category of Parenting /Family. When Laura Estreich is born, her appearance presents a puzzle: does the shape of her eyes indicate Down syndrome, or the fact that she has a Japanese grandmother? In this powerful memoir, George Estreich, a poet and stay-at-home dad, tells his daughter's story, reflecting on her inheritance --- from the literal legacy of her genes, to the family history that precedes her, to the Victorian physician John Langdon Down's diagnostic error of "Mongolian idiocy." Against this backdrop, Laura takes her place in the Estreich family as a unique child, quirky and real, loved for everything ordinary and extraordinary about her. "In this wise and moving memoir, George Estreich tells the story of his family as his younger daughter is diagnosed with Down syndrome and they are thrust into an unfamiliar world. Estreich writes with a poet's eye and gift of language, weaving this personal journey into the larger history of his family, exploring the deep and often hidden connections between the past and the present. Engaging and unsentimental, The Shape of the Eye taught me a great deal. It is a story I found myself thinking about long after I'd finished the final pages." —Kim Edwards, author of The Memory Keeper's Daughter "A poignant, beautifully written, and intensely moving memoir" —Abraham Verghese, author of Cutting for Stone “The Shape of the Eye is a memoir of a father’s love for his daughter, his struggle to understand her disability, and his journey toward embracing her power and depth. Estreich is raw and honest and draws us each into a new view of what it means to be 'human’ and what it means to be ‘different.’ This book is beautifully written, poetically insightful, and personally transformative. To read it is to rethink everything and to be happy because of the journey.” —Timothy P. Shriver, Ph.D., Chairman & CEO of the Special Olympics "The Shape of the Eye personalizes Down syndrome, bringing a condition abstracted in the medical literature into the full dimensionality of one family's life. It's brave of George Estreich to make what has befallen his family so public, trusting of him to let an unknown audience second-guess the family's choices. Because he's opened his home and heart in this memoir, we are privileged to witness in chaotic, heart-wrenching, joyous detail what it means to have and to love a child with Down syndrome." —Marcia Childress, Associate Professor of Medical Education (Medical Humanities), University of Virginia School of Medicine

The Father and Daughter with Dangers of Coquetry

By Amelia Opie
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  • Publisher : Broadview Press
  • Book Code : 1770484442
  • Total of Pages : 377
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 631
  • Pdf File: the-father-and-daughter-with-dangers-of-coquetry.pdf

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The Father and Daughter was one of the most widely read novels of the early nineteenth century, captivating readers with its pathos and melodrama. It tells the story of Agnes Fitzhenry, whose seduction by the libertine Clifford causes her father to descend into madness. Rooted in the social conditions of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Britain, the novel is both an affecting narrative and a compelling social commentary. Opie’s first novel, Dangers of Coquetry (1790), also addresses issues of female sexuality and the social construction of gender. It is the story of a young woman who, while possessing many virtues, is given to coquetry. She attracts the attention of a sternly moral gentleman who dislikes coquettes, and mutual love ensues. This Broadview edition includes a careful selection of contextual documents, such as Opie’s letters, dramatic adaptations, and texts on coquetry, chastity, and the treatment of insanity.

Grandville Noel

By Bryan Talbot
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  • Publisher : Dark Horse Comics
  • Book Code : 1630081191
  • Total of Pages : 104
  • Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Members : 322
  • Pdf File: grandville-noel.pdf

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Le blaireau est de retour! Alone in Grandville, Detective Inspector LeBrock stalks a growing religious cult led by a charismatic unicorn messiah who, along with his con-men partners, are responsible for horrific mass murder. With Paris in the grip of the mysterious crime lord Tiberius Koenig and increasingly violent attacks by human terrorists, can LeBrock stop the inevitable slide into fascism? And could these conditions all be the manipulations of a centuries-old conspiracy to throw the world into war? From the imagination of Bryan Talbot comes Grandville Noël, the fourth installment of the acclaimed steampunk fantasy series.

Her Father's Daughter

By Mary E. Loomis
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  • Publisher : Chiron Publications
  • Book Code : 1630511021
  • Total of Pages : 120
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 177
  • Pdf File: her-father-s-daughter.pdf

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In Her Father's Daughter, Mary Loomis uncovers the inner price of living up to masculine expectations and definitions of success. She shows women how to break those ties, move through their hidden shame, and take charge of their own destinies.

In My Father's Shadow

By Chris Welles Feder
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 1845968670
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 666
  • Pdf File: in-my-father-s-shadow.pdf

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Of all the myriad stars and celebrities Hollywood has produced, only a handful have achieved the fame - and, some would say, infamy - of Orson Welles, the creator and star of what is arguably the greatest film ever, Citizen Kane. Many books have been written about him, detailing his achievements as an artist as well as his foibles as a human being. None of them, however, has come so close to the real man as Chris Welles Feder does in this beautifully realised portrait of her father. In My Father's Shadow is a classic story of a life lived in the public eye, told with affection and the wide-eyed wonder of a daughter who never stopped believing that some day she would truly know and understand her elusive and larger-than-life father. The result is a moving and insightful look at life in the shadow of a legendary figure and an immensely entertaining story of growing up in the unreal reality of Hollywood.

Her Father's Daughter

By
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  • Publisher : Univ. of Queensland Press
  • Book Code : 0702240990
  • Total of Pages : 332
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 956
  • Pdf File: her-father-s-daughter.pdf

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Love, loss, loyalty, betrayal. From the award-winning author John Clanchy comes a collection of five new tales that explore the fascinating—and often fraught—relations between fathers and daughters. It is a wise father, the adage tells us, that knows his own child. But equally, as the stories inHer Father's Daughterreveal with great power and insight, it is a wise child that knows her own father. An honest man, confronting the unpalatable facts of his step-daughter's life, decides he must barter truth for lies to protect the woman he loves. A teenage girl goes in search of the father she hasn't seen since early childhood, only to discover a man startlingly different from the one she's imagined. An older man on the cusp of extinction finds that the one person he needs most is the daughter he's never valued. Love and loss may drive the stories inHer Father's Daughter, but it is longing—a matchless yearning—which completes them.