Dear John Book
Score: 4
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Dear John


  • Author : Nicholas Sparks
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2006-10-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN 10 : 0759568995

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Dear John Excerpt :

When a rebel serving in the Army meets the girl of his dreams, he must face an impossible choice as a national tragedy forces them apart in this powerful New York Times bestseller. An angry rebel, John dropped out of school and enlisted in the Army, not knowing what else to do with his life--until he meets the girl of his dreams, Savannah. Their mutual attraction quickly grows into the kind of love that leaves Savannah waiting for John to finish his tour of duty, and John wanting to settle down with the woman who captured his heart. But 9/11 changes everything. John feels it is his duty to re-enlist. And sadly, the long separation finds Savannah falling in love with someone else. "Dear John," the letter read...and with those two words, a heart was broken and two lives were changed forever. Returning home, John must come to grips with the fact that Savannah, now married, is still his true love--and face the hardest decision of his life.

Dear John  Dear Coltrane Book

Dear John Dear Coltrane


  • Author : Michael S. Harper
  • Publisher : University of Illinois Press
  • Release Date : 1970
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 88
  • ISBN 10 : 0252011937

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A collection of rhythmic poems with such varied themes as pain, love, and the experience of jazz

Dear John  I Love Jane Book
Score: 3
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Dear John I Love Jane


  • Author : Candace Walsh
  • Publisher : Seal Press
  • Release Date : 2010-10-19
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN 10 : 9781580053846

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Dear John I Love Jane Excerpt :

The new buzzword in female sexuality is “sexual fluidity”—the idea that for many women, sexual identity can shift over time, often in the direction of same-sex relationships. Examples abound in popular culture, from actress Cynthia Nixon, who left her male partner of 15 years to be with a woman, to writer and comedienne Carol Leifer, who divorced her husband for the same reason. In a culture increasingly open to accepting this fluidity, Dear John, I Love Jane is a timely, fiercely candid exploration of female sexuality and personal choice. The book is comprised of essays written by a broad spectrum of women, including a number of well-known writers and personalities. Their stories are sometimes funny, sometimes painful—but always achingly honest—accounts of leaving a man for a woman, and the consequences of making such a choice. Arousing, inspiring, bawdy, bold, and heartfelt, Dear John, I Love Jane is an engrossing reflection of a new era of female sexuality.

Dear John Book
Score: 4
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Dear John


  • Author : Susan Lisa Carruthers
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: HISTORY
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 1108913865

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Dear John Book
Score: 5
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Dear John


  • Author : Joan Le Mesurier
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2012-05-03
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9780283071799

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Dear John Excerpt :

A magical memoir of Dad's Army star John Le Mesurier: one of the greatest actors - and gentleman - of his generationSome years after John Le Mesurier's death, his widow Joan re-read her carefully stored cache of John's letters - to her, and to him from his closest friends. Dear John is her letter back to him today, helping us to understand their remarkable life together, taking us with her behind the scenes on Dad's Army and his many films, and into the world of their friendships - including with Clive Dunne and maverick Beatles publicist Derek Taylor.Through her own recollections and John's correspondence, Joan reveals the real John Le Mesurier, a man of kindness, charm and integrity. She describes how they first met when John was unhappily married to Hattie Jacques. It was Hattie - a wonderful woman who became a lifelong friend - who encouraged Joan and John to get married. Their marriage lasted 21 years and survived Joan's love affair with Tony Hancock. Although deeply hurt, John nevertheless welcomed her back.Honest, touching, nostalgic, this is a story that will warm every reader's heart as well as give a new understanding of a remarkable man.

Dear Chester  Dear John Book

Dear Chester Dear John


  • Author : Chester B. Himes
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 241
  • ISBN 10 : 0814333559

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Dear Chester Dear John Excerpt :

A revealing collection of correspondence between Chester Himes and John A. Williams, two prominent twentieth-century African American novelists.

Journey of a Young Heart Book

Journey of a Young Heart


  • Author : A.D. Bailey
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2016-03-23
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN 10 : 9781491788936

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Journey of a Young Heart Excerpt :

This journey takes readers through the many ups and downs of love for a young girl. With each stumble and heartbreak she emerges a stronger and wiser being. She embodies the definition of love. For her love is friend and foe, as it is for many people. The journey began as a young girl and ends as wonderful woman. A woman that has faced every emotion one could imagine. The emotions displayed are emotions that anyone, be it man or woman can relate to. It is truly a journey of the heart.

The Cultural Semantics of Address Practices Book

The Cultural Semantics of Address Practices


  • Author : Gian Marco Farese
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2018-09-15
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9781498579285

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The Cultural Semantics of Address Practices Excerpt :

This book presents a contrastive analysis of various forms of address used in English and Italian from a cultural semantics perspective. The analysis investigates the different cultural values underlying address practices in English and Italian and emphasizes the risks of miscommunication caused by differences in intercultural interactions.

Macworld Book

Macworld


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Macintosh (Computer)
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015026542822

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Hold Everything Dear Book
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

Hold Everything Dear


  • Author : John Berger
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2009-03-12
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 160
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307495877

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From a Booker Prize-winning author and one of the most impassioned of writers of our time, this powerful collection of essays offers a stark portrait of post-9/11 realities. John Berger occupies a unique position in the international cultural landscape: artist, filmmaker, poet, philosopher, novelist, and essayist, he is also a deeply thoughtful political activist. In Hold Everything Dear, his artistry and activism meld in an attempt to make sense of the current state of our world. Berger analyzes the nature of terrorism and the profound despair that gives rise to it. He writes about the homelessness of millions who have been forced by poverty and war to live as refugees. He discusses Afghanistan, Iraq, Palestine, Serbia, Bosnia, China, Indonesia-anyplace where people are deprived of the most basic of freedoms. Berger powerfully acknowledges the depth of suffering around the world and suggests actions that might finally help bring it to an end.

Flame and Ashes Book

Flame and Ashes


  • Author : Janet McNaughton
  • Publisher : Scholastic Canada
  • Release Date : 2014-09
  • Genre: Diary fiction
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9781443124430

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A touching "riches to rags" story set during the second-worst disaster in the history of Atlantic Canada. Eleven-year-old Triffie is the middle daughter of a well-to-do merchant. Triffie knows nothing about what it means to be poor -- until the disastrous fire of 1892 burns down most of St. John's, Newfoundland, leaving Triffie's family and 15,000 others homeless. The fire claimed everything but their underwear, Mother's best china . . . and Triffie's journal. With no other options, Triffie's family moves into a filthy warehouse while they attempt to rebuild their lives from the ground up. The aftermath of the fire teaches Triffie a lot about what it means to survive. More importantly, she comes face to face with her own prejudices, and begins to develop a much greater appreciation for how the less fortunate live.

Dear John Fate Book

Dear John Fate


  • Author : Vince York
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2019-09
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 266
  • ISBN 10 : 0578517701

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Dear John Fate Excerpt :

The days of a drunk are obeyed by his own strange allegory.

The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English Book

The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English


  • Author : Tom Dalzell
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-05-11
  • Genre: Foreign Language Study
  • Pages : 892
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351765206

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The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English Excerpt :

The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang offers the ultimate record of modern, post WW2 American Slang. The 25,000 entries are accompanied by citations that authenticate the words as well as offer examples of usage from popular literature, newspapers, magazines, movies, television shows, musical lyrics, and Internet user groups. Etymology, cultural context, country of origin and the date the word was first used are also provided. In terms of content, the cultural transformations since 1945 are astounding. Television, computers, drugs, music, unpopular wars, youth movements, changing racial sensitivities and attitudes towards sex and sexuality are all substantial factors that have shaped culture and language. This new edition includes over 500 new headwords collected with citations from the last five years, a period of immense change in the English language, as well as revised existing entries with new dating and citations. No term is excluded on the grounds that it might be considered offensive as a racial, ethnic, religious, sexual or any kind of slur. This dictionary contains many entries and citations that will, and should, offend. Rich, scholarly and informative, The Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English is an indispensable resource for language researchers, lexicographers and translators.