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  • In Search of a Name

    A Novel

    by Marjolijn van Heemstra and 1 more

    This spellbinding and intimate novel explores the burden of legacy as a young woman wrestles with discoveries that contradict her great-uncle’s supposed heroism during World War II.D says that a name always fits in the end, that a name is like a leather shoe that forms itself to the foot.But in my mind, it’s the other way around: a person grows into his name.Marjolijn van Heemstra has heard about ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

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    In Search of a Name

    A Novel

    by Marjolijn van Heemstra

    Narrated by Andi Arndt

    Unabridged

    4 hours 44 min

    This spellbinding and intimate novel explores the burden of legacy as a young woman wrestles with discoveries that contradict her great-uncle’s supposed heroism during World War II.D says that a name always fits in the end, that a name is like a leather shoe that forms itself to the foot.But in my mind, it’s the other way around: a person grows into his name.Marjolijn van Heemstra has heard about ... Read more

    $17.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Tonio

    a requiem memoir

    by Adri van der Heijden and 1 more

    Winner of the 2012 Libris Literature Prize — the Dutch equivalent of the Booker Prize — and a bestseller in Holland and Germany, this is a mesmerising rendition of grief and love.On Pentecost 2010, Tonio — the only son of writer Adri van der Heijden — is hit by a car. He dies of his injuries that same day. Tonio is only 21. His parents are faced with the monstrous task of forging ahead with their ... Read more

    $36.09 USD

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    Bonita Avenue

    A Novel

    by Peter Buwalda and 1 more

    Narrated by Gabrielle de Cuir and 2 more

    Unabridged

    19 hours 54 min

    Siem Sigerius is a beloved, brilliant professor ofmathematics with a promising future in politics. His family—including a lovingwife, two gorgeous, intelligent stepdaughters, and a successful futureson-in-law—and carefully appointed home in the bucolic countryside complete theportrait of a comfortable, morally upright household. But there are elements ofSiem’s past that threaten to upend the peace ... Read more

    $24.95 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Two Blankets, Three Sheets

    by Rodaan Al Galidi and 1 more

    Based on the author’s true story, this is the account of Iraqi refugee Samir, who spends nine years in an asylum center in the Netherlands."Two Blankets, Three Sheets does for the beleaguered political asylum seeker stuck in legal limbo what Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 did for the hapless soldier trapped in a military at war…Translated from the Dutch into nimble and conversational English by Jonathan ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • The Last Poets

    by Christine Otten and 1 more

    Even readers unfamiliar with The Last Poets’ historic significance as building blocks of the hip-hop and rap movement, will instantly find this novel a compelling read.The Last Poets were self-proclaimed prophets of ‘hope and change’. The band was formed in 1968 against an incendiary backdrop of the black power movement and murders of Martin Luther King, Kennedy and Malcolm X. Today their socio ... Read more

    $10.69 USD

  • In Search of American Place-Name Origins

    Clues to Understanding Our Nation's Past and Present

    by Abraham Resnick

    A compilation of fascinating and interest-arousing United States place-name origins and their meanings.The thoroughly researched content includes such naming factors and sources as 1) names of historical events and person note 2) geographic features as determiners 3) Native Americans (Indians) 4) foreign language derivations 5) commemorative and commendatory 6) national and ethnographic 7) ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • In Search of Good Government: A Personal Journey, Part One

    by Jonathan Rouse

    This is one person's search for what defines a "good" government. Beginning from basic ideas, the author uses the writings of "experts", as well as experiences from his own life, to help him draw conclusions about the Constitution, Property, and Freedom. This is not a work about politics, but rather it is an examination of the foundations of the United States federal government. ... Read more

    $5.99 USD

  • In Search of Gielgud: A Biographer's Tale

    by Jonathan Croall

    Previously unpublished memories of a great actor in which leading figures of stage and screen offer candid recollections of John Gielgud. While putting together his widely praised biography of the great classical actor, Jonathan Croall talked to more than a hundred actors, directors and designers. In Search of Gielgud: A Biographer's Tale is the diary he kept during his exhaustive research. In it ... Read more

    $13.09 USD

  • In Search of Good Energy Policy

    by Marc Ozawa and 4 more

    series Cambridge Studies on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Governance
    Drawing on political science, economics, philosophy, theology, social anthropology, history, management studies, law, and other subject areas, In Search of Good Energy Policy brings together leading academics from across the social sciences and humanities to offer an innovative look at why science and technology, and the type of quantification they champion, cannot alone meet the needs of energy ... Read more

    $22.99 USD

  • A Moral Critique of Development

    In Search of Global Responsibilities

    by Anta Kumar Giri and 1 more

    Recent critiques of international development practice, affecting aid organizations such as Oxfam, Action Aid and the Red Cross, have attacked the motives of those heading the 'machine' of development suggesting that it is in reality just too politically complex for good ever to come of it. But, despite the genuine need for a critical appraisal of development work, the anti-development backlash ... Read more

    $49.49 USD

  • In Search of Van Gogh

    Capturing the Life of the Artist Through Photographs and Paintings

    by Gloria Fossi and 2 more

    Follow in the footsteps of Vincent Van Gogh, from his birthplace in Zundert, Netherlands, to his last days in Auvers-sur-Oise, France, and explore the hidden inspirations behind the world-renowned artist’s most famous paintings in this beautiful art book and travelogue, illustrated with more than 250 black-and-white and full-color images throughout.In 1990, two photographers and art enthusiasts, ... Read more

    $16.99 USD