A retired literary agent revisits his journals from a trip he took to his mother's birthplace some years before. His memories reveal that he has been less of a mere spectator through life than he...
Author: Stegner, WallaceSummary:Genre: Literature
Author: Andersen, Christopher P.Summary:
The author traces the inspirational story of the late celebrity couple's early marriage, describing their passionate shared years prior to Christopher's paralyzing accident as based on interviews...
Author: Brown, DanielSummary:
Traces the story of an American rowing team from the University of Washington that defeated elite rivals at Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics, sharing the experiences of their enigmatic coach, a...
Author: Larson, ErikSummary:
Erik Larson is a regular contributor to national magazines including Time, The Atlantic, and Harper's. Filled with images as powerful as the hurricane it describes, Isaac's Storm immediately swept...
Author: Donne, JohnSummary:
From the timeless pen of the English poet, these monologues are spoken by the lover to his beloved.Genre: Poetry
Author: McCullough, David G.Summary:
Through this inspiring history, McCullough offers an account of ambitious Americans who traveled to Paris between 1830 and 1900 to make their greatest accomplishments.
Author: King, StephenSummary:
A master storyteller at his best-the O. Henry Prize winner Stephen King delivers a generous collection of stories, several of them brand-new, featuring revelatory autobiographical comments on when...