Night Author Elie Wiesel
ISBN-10 9781466805361
Release 2012-02-07
Pages 144
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A New Translation From The French By Marion Wiesel Night is Elie Wiesel's masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps. This new translation by Marion Wiesel, Elie's wife and frequent translator, presents this seminal memoir in the language and spirit truest to the author's original intent. And in a substantive new preface, Elie reflects on the enduring importance of Night and his lifelong, passionate dedication to ensuring that the world never forgets man's capacity for inhumanity to man. Night offers much more than a litany of the daily terrors, everyday perversions, and rampant sadism at Auschwitz and Buchenwald; it also eloquently addresses many of the philosophical as well as personal questions implicit in any serious consideration of what the Holocaust was, what it meant, and what its legacy is and will be.


Halloween Author Nicholas Rogers
ISBN-10 0195168968
Release 2003
Pages 198
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A wide-ranging, illustrated look at the history of Halloween illuminates the holiday from ancient Celtic ritual to billion-dollar industry. 32 halftones & line illustrations.

That Night Schuldig f r immer

That Night   Schuldig f  r immer Author Chevy Stevens
ISBN-10 9783104006802
Release 2015-06-25
Pages 464
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WENN DU SIE NICHT GETÖTET HAST, WER DANN? Sie haben dich verurteilt. Wegen Mordes an deiner Schwester. Du weißt nicht, was in jener Nacht geschehen ist. Aber du weißt, dass der wahre Mörder irgendwo dort draußen sein muss. Und jetzt kommst du frei. »Fesselnd und unvergesslich.« Gillian Flynn »Mitreißend von der ersten Seite an.« Harlan Coben Als die rebellische Toni achtzehn Jahre alt ist, wird ihre jüngere Schwester Nicole am See ermordet. Man verurteilt Toni und ihren Freund Ryan dafür. Jahre später wird Toni auf Bewährung entlassen. Sie will nur eines: ein neues Leben beginnen. Doch was damals geschehen ist, ist noch lange nicht vorbei ... »Intensiv und verstörend – ein großartiger psychologischer Thriller.« Lee Child »Vorsicht, dieser Thriller wird Sie in den Bann schlagen!« Karin Slaughter


Gezeichnet Author P.C. Cast
ISBN-10 9783104003115
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 464
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HOUSE OF NIGHT: die einzig legitime Nachfolge-Serie der Bis(s) Romane Als auf der Stirn der 16jährigen Zoey Redbird eine saphirblaue Mondsichel aufscheint, weiß sie, dass ihr nicht viel Zeit bleibt, um ins House of Night, das Internat für Vampyre, zu kommen. Denn jetzt ist sie gezeichnet. Im House of Night soll sie zu einem richtigen Vampyr ausgebildet werden – vorausgesetzt, dass sie die Wandlung überlebt. Zoey ist absolut nicht begeistert davon, ein neues Leben anfangen zu müssen, so ganz ohne ihre Freunde – das einzig Gute ist, dass ihr unerträglicher Stiefvater sie dort nicht mehr nerven kann. Aber Zoey ist kein gewöhnlicher Vampyr – sie ist eine Auserwählte der Vampyrgöttin Nyx. Und sie ist nicht die Einzige im House of Night mit besonderen Fähigkeiten... House of Night hat bereits über 8 Millionen Fans in den USA und erscheint in über 41 Ländern. Die Verfilmung von House of Night ist bereits in Vorbereitung – und jetzt erscheint der erste Band der neuen Bestseller-Serie endlich auch auf Deutsch.

Night World T chter der Finsternis

Night World   T  chter der Finsternis Author Lisa J. Smith
ISBN-10 9783641040659
Release 2011-01-21
Pages 288
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Night World - die Geschöpfe der Nacht sind wieder zurück In der geheimen Welt der Vampire, Hexen und Werwölfe herrschen strenge Regeln: Erstens – kein Mensch darf je von ihrer Existenz erfahren! Zweitens – kein Geschöpf der Dunkelheit darf sich je in einen Menschen verlieben! Sonst wartet der sichere Tod ... Doch: It’s so easy to fall in love ... Als die drei Schwestern Rowan, Kestrel und Jade bei ihrer Tante einziehen, schöpft Nachbarstochter Mary-Lynette Verdacht: Denn wo ist die Tante plötzlich abgeblieben? Und was hat der unverschämt gut aussehende Fremde namens Ash damit zu tun? Bei ihren Nachforschungen findet sie Schockierendes heraus. Und ihre große Liebe – bei einem Vampir!

Night Hoops

Night Hoops Author Carl Deuker
ISBN-10 0547349424
Release 2009-09-07
Pages 224
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Nick Abbott and Trent Dawson have nothing in common but basketball. Or so it seems. But as the basketball season progresses, their lives become unexpectedly intertwined. In this story of an unlikely bond, award-winning author Carl Deuker explores that dark and confusing place between loneliness and friendship, between faithfulness and betrayal. Filled with gripping game play, the novel will leave readers wondering how much they themselves would reach out to a kid like Trent.

Curfewed Night

Curfewed Night Author Basharat Peer
ISBN-10 9781439123522
Release 2010-02-02
Pages 240
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Since 1989, when the separatist movement exploded in Kashmir, more than 70,000 people have been killed in the battle between India and Pakistan over Kashmir. Born and raised in the war-torn region, Basharat Peer brings this little-known part of the world to life in haunting, vivid detail.. Peer reveals stories from his youth as well as gut-wrenching accounts of the many Kashmiris he met years later, as a reporter. He chronicles a young man’s initiation into a Pakistani training camp; a mother who watches as her son is forced to hold an exploding bomb; a poet who finds religion when his entire family is killed. He writes about politicians living in refurbished torture chambers, idyllic villages rigged with landmines, and ancient Sufi shrines decimated in bomb blasts.. Curfewed Night is a tale of a man’s love for his land, the pain of leaving home, and the joy of return—as well as a fiercely brave piece of literary reporting..

A Bed for the Night

A Bed for the Night Author David Rieff
ISBN-10 074325211X
Release 2003-10-07
Pages 381
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Draws on first-hand accounts from war zones throughout the world to illustrate a growing gap between humanitarian ambition and capability, tracing the histories of major organizations while noting the impact of their advocacy beliefs. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.

In the Dark of the Night

In the Dark of the Night Author John Saul
ISBN-10 0345493672
Release 2006-07-25
Pages 336
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Summer vacation becomes a season in hell for an ordinary family who unwittingly stir something invisible, insidious, and insatiable from its secret slumber–unleashing a wave of horror only the darkest evil could create, that only a master of spine-tingling terror like John Saul could orchestrate. For deep in the shadows in the dark of the night lurks something as big as life . . . and as real as death. It has waited seven years for someone to come back to the rambling lakeside house called Pinecrest, which has stood empty since its last owner went missing. For upscale Chicago couple Dan and Merrill Brewster, the old midwestern manse is an ideal retreat, and for their kids, Eric and Marci, it’s the perfect place to spend a lazy summer exploring. Which is how Eric and his teenage friends discover the curious cache of discarded objects stowed in a hidden room of Pinecrest’s carriage house. The bladeless hacksaws, shadeless lamps, tables with missing legs, headless axe handle, and other unremarkable items add up to a pile of junk. Yet someone took the trouble to inventory each worthless relic in a cryptic ledger. It has all the makings of a great mystery–whispering, coaxing, demanding to be solved. But the more the boys devote themselves to restoring the forgotten possessions and piecing together the puzzle behind them, the more their fascination deepens into obsession. Soon their days are consumed with tending the strange, secret collection–while their nights become plagued by ever more ghastly dreams, nightmares that soon seep into reality. And when a horrifying discovery surfaces, so does the chilling truth–about the terrifying events that rocked the town seven years before, the mysterious disappearance of Pinecrest’s last resident, and a twisted legacy with a malevolent life of its own . . . and a bottomless hunger for new victims. From the Hardcover edition.

Night Market

Night Market Author Ryan Bishop
ISBN-10 0415914299
Release 1998
Pages 278
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In Thailand, a $4 billion per year tourist industry is the linchpin of the modernization process called the "Thai Economic Miracle". And what is Thailand's main attraction? Sex for hire. Year after year young women are lured to Bangkok to staff the teeming brothels, massage parlors, and sex bars that cater to male tourists from the United States, Western Europe, Japan, Australia, the Gulf States, Malaysia, and Singapore. Developed from Lillian S. Robinson's article in The Nation, Night Market traces the historical, cultural, material, and textual traditions that have combined in unique ways to establish sex tourism as an integral part of the developing Thai economy. It explores international sex tourism from the perspectives of economic-development planning, forced labor market choices, international sexual alienation, and textual traditions that have constructed sexual "Other" cultures in Western imagination.

Journey to the End of the Night

Journey to the End of the Night Author Louis-Ferdinand Céline
ISBN-10 0811216543
Release 2006
Pages 453
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Originally published to shocked reviews in 1932 France, a scathing literary critique of what the writer believed to be the poor judgment and hypocrisy of society follows the travels of petit-bourgeois anti-hero Bardamu, from the trenches of World War I and the African jungle to America and Paris.

Tender is the Night

Tender is the Night Author Francis Scott Fitzgerald
ISBN-10 1853260975
Release 1995
Pages 337
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A story of Americans living on the French Riviera in the 1930s is a portrait of psychological disintegration as a wealthy couple supports friends and hangers-on financially and emotionally at the cost of their own stability.

The Book of Night Women

The Book of Night Women Author Marlon James
ISBN-10 1101011319
Release 2009-02-19
Pages 448
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From the WINNER of the 2015 Man Booker Prize for A Brief History of Seven Killings "An undeniable success.” — The New York Times Book Review A true triumph of voice and storytelling, The Book of Night Women rings with both profound authenticity and a distinctly contemporary energy. It is the story of Lilith, born into slavery on a Jamaican sugar plantation at the end of the eighteenth century. Even at her birth, the slave women around her recognize a dark power that they- and she-will come to both revere and fear. The Night Women, as they call themselves, have long been plotting a slave revolt, and as Lilith comes of age they see her as the key to their plans. But when she begins to understand her own feelings, desires, and identity, Lilith starts to push at the edges of what is imaginable for the life of a slave woman, and risks becoming the conspiracy's weak link. But the real revelation of the book-the secret to the stirring imagery and insistent prose-is Marlon James himself, a young writer at once breath­takingly daring and wholly in command of his craft. From the Trade Paperback edition.

In the Watches of the Night

In the Watches of the Night Author Peter C. Baldwin
ISBN-10 9780226036021
Release 2012-02-01
Pages 284
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Before skyscrapers and streetlights glowed at all hours, American cities fell into inky blackness with each setting of the sun. But over the course of the nineteenth and early twentieth century, new technologies began to light up streets, sidewalks, buildings, and public spaces. Peter C. Baldwin’s evocative book depicts the changing experience of the urban night over this period, visiting a host of actors—scavengers, newsboys, and mashers alike—in the nocturnal city. Baldwin examines work, crime, transportation, and leisure as he moves through the gaslight era, exploring the spread of modern police forces and the emergence of late-night entertainment, to the era of electricity, when social campaigns sought to remove women and children from public areas at night. While many people celebrated the transition from darkness to light as the arrival of twenty-four hours of daytime, Baldwin shows that certain social patterns remained, including the danger of street crime and the skewed gender profile of night work. Sweeping us from concert halls and brothels to streetcars and industrial forges, In the Watches of the Night is an illuminating study of a vital era in American urban history.

Night Train to Lisbon

Night Train to Lisbon Author Pascal Mercier
ISBN-10 1555849237
Release 2008-10-07
Pages 448
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Raimund Gregorius teaches classical languages at a Swiss lycée, and lives a life governed by routine. One day, a chance encounter with a Portuguese woman inspires him to question his life—and leads him to an extraordinary book that will open the possibility of changing it. Inspired by the words of Amadeu de Prado, a doctor whose intelligence and magnetism left a mark on everyone who met him and whose principles led him into a confrontation with Salazar’s dictatorship, Gergorius boards a train to Lisbon. As Gregorius becomes fascinated with unlocking the mystery of who Prado was, an extraordinary tale unfolds.

Prom Night

Prom Night Author Amy L. Best
ISBN-10 0415924286
Release 2000
Pages 228
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Offers a look at the social history of high school proms, including the fashion, romance, racial segregation, and peer pressure that accompany the night.

A Human Being Died that Night

A Human Being Died that Night Author Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela
ISBN-10 0618446591
Release 2004
Pages 193
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A clinical psychologist and member of South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission describes how she met in a maximum security prision with Eugene de Kock, "Dr. Death," the notorious commander of apartheid death squads.