Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking The Wild Wind: A Love Story Of Old Maui as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. The Wild Wind: A Love. by Marjorie Sinclair.
A novel that describes with eloquence the collision of two opposing cultures during a turbulent time in Maui's past.
It's a damn tough life full of toil and strife We whalermen undergo And we don't give a damn when the day is done How hard the winds did blow Cause we're homeward bound from the Arctic ground With a good ship, taut and free And we don't give a damn when we drink our rum With the girls. Once more we sail with a northerly gale To the ice and wind and rain Them coconut fronds, them tropical lands We soon shall see again Our stuns'l booms are carried away What care we for that sound? A living gale is after us Thank God we're homeward bound.
The Yearling is a novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings published in March 1938. It was the main selection of the Book of the Month Club in April 1938. It was the best-selling novel in America in 1938 and the seventh-best in 1939
The Yearling is a novel by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings published in March 1938. It was the best-selling novel in America in 1938 and the seventh-best in 1939. It sold over 250,000 copies in 1938. It won the 1939 Pulitzer Prize for the Novel.
Penny tells the story of the bear fight. The wild bees had found the chinaberry tree by the front gate. Penny Baxter, no bigger than a dirt-dauber, could outhunt the best of them. And he could sit, as he sat now, weaving a spell of mystery and magic, that held these huge hairy men eager and breathless. They burrowed into the fragile clusters of lavender bloom as greedily as though there were no other flowers in the scrub; as though they had forgotten the yellow jessamine of March; the sweet bay and the magnolias ahead of them in May. It occurred to him that he might follow the swift line of flight of the black and gold bodies, and so find a bee-tree, full of amber honey.
Sepulveda takes the story further inserting wit, humor, and sarcasm, to. .A really interesting book I had to read for my english class. I would of thought this was about a love story but it was more of adventure in the jungle kind of book. With some mystery toss in here and there.
Sepulveda takes the story further inserting wit, humor, and sarcasm, to explore the issues of a "civilized population" attempt to belittle and force their way of life on unsuspecting natives or the "uncivilized population. Though it is the "uncivilized population" who have mastered and understands what it takes to live in the jungles, it is the "civilized population" who finds themselves inept in surviving the same terrains.
Gone With The Wind is NOT a love story. Alright, well of course there is a hug element of a love triangle between these pages. Read the E-Book Here for Free. Gone with the Wind, by Margaret Mitchell. Not A Love Story? Alright, well of course there is a hug element of a love triangle between these pages.
The perfect beach read. New York Times bestselling author Marjorie M. Liu has created a dark and complex world of mystery, danger, passion, and sensuality with her remarkable Dirk and Steele novels, and The Wild Road carries us back there once again. Publishers Weekly calls her paranormal stories of love and supernatural adventure, a fresh thrill for anyone in the market for an extraordinary romance, which includes any reader already addicted to the novels of Christine Feehan, Jeaniene Frost, and Nalini Singh.
But all the books she had read and all the stories she had heard had not . Kate had still loved Thomas, even after that. Cadiz in fact claimed to be the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in western Europe.
But all the books she had read and all the stories she had heard had not prepared her for the awesomeness of the ocean and travel across it. When she wasn’t frightened out of her wits, she was bored. She spent many of the endlessly lonely hours examining her vague memories of the two weeks after the fire. She had kept silent about Rachel in terror of what Thomas would do to her if he learned the truth. Jessie was perhaps more amazed by her first glimpse of palm trees.