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The Book City on Fire
The Author Garth Risk Hallberg
The Publisher Vintage
Release Date2015-10-13
Genre Fiction
Pages 944
ISBN 9780385353786
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: National Best Seller • Named a Best Book of the Year by: New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, Vogue, The Atlantic, Newsday “A novel of head-snapping ambition and heart-stopping power—a novel that attests to its young author’s boundless and unflagging talents.” —Michiko Kakutani, New York Times New York City, 1976. Meet Regan and William Hamilton-Sweeney, estranged heirs to one of the city’s great fortunes; Keith and Mercer, the men who, for better or worse, love them; Charlie and Samantha, two suburban teenagers seduced by downtown’s punk scene; an obsessive magazine reporter and his idealistic neighbor—and the detective trying to figure out what any of them have to do with a shooting in Central Park on New Year’s Eve. The mystery, as it reverberates through families, friendships, and the corridors of power, will open up even the loneliest-seeming corners of the crowded city. And when the blackout of July 13, 1977, plunges this world into darkness, each of these lives will be changed forever. City on Fire is an unforgettable novel about love and betrayal and forgiveness, about art and truth and rock ’n’ roll: about what people need from each other in order to live . . . and about what makes the living worth doing in the first place. From the Hardcover edition.


The Book City on Fire
The Author Lisa Odham Stokes
The Publisher Verso
Release Date1999
Genre Performing Arts
Pages 372
ISBN 1859842038
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Traces the history of Hong Kong cinema in its social and historical context and discusses the plots, characters, and production techniques of a wide range of films


The Book
The Author Ханья Янагихара
The Publisher Litres
Release Date2018-01-10
Genre Fiction
Pages
ISBN 9785040328772
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Университетские хроники, древнегреческая трагедия, воспитательный роман, скроенный по образцу толстых романов XIX века, страшная сказка на ночь – к роману американской писательницы Ханьи Янагихары подойдет любое из этих определений, но это тот случай, когда для каждого читателя книга становится уникальной, потому что ее не просто читаешь, а проживаешь в режиме реального времени. Для кого-то этот роман станет историей о дружбе, которая подчас сильнее и крепче любви, для кого-то – книгой, о которой боишься вспоминать и которая в книжном шкафу прячется, как чудище под кроватью, а для кого-то «Маленькая жизнь» станет повестью о жизни, о любой жизни, которая достойна того, чтобы ее рассказали по-настоящему хотя бы одному человеку.Содержит нецензурную брань.


The Book Private India City on Fire
The Author James Patterson
The Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date2014-11-11
Genre Fiction
Pages 384
ISBN 9781455560837
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: When Jack Morgan opens the Mumbai branch of Private, the world's most elite detective agency, he hands the reins to top agent Santosh Wagh. Now, in this teeming metropolis of over thirteen million people where the guilty have everywhere to hide, Santosh goes on the hunt for one elusive killer. A killer who is targeting seemingly unconnected women and placing strange objects at their death scenes in a series of chilling rituals. As the Private team races to find a link that will lead them to the next victim, an unseen menace threatens to destroy the agency from within-and plunge the city into chaos. With countless lives hanging in the balance, Santosh must confront the demons of his past . . . before Private India meets an explosive end.


The Book
The Author Мариша Пессл
The Publisher Азбука-Аттикус
Release Date2016-05-16
Genre Fiction
Pages 640
ISBN 9785389116078
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Культовый кинорежиссер Станислас Кордова не появлялся на публике больше 30 лет. Вот уже четверть века его фильмы не выходили в широкий прокат, демонстрируясь лишь на тайных просмотрах, известных как «ночное кино». Для своих многочисленных фанатов он человек-загадка. Для журналиста Скотта Макгрэта — враг номер один. А для юной пианистки-виртуоза Александры — отец. Дождливой октябрьской ночью тело Александры находят на заброшенном манхэттенском складе. Полицейский вердикт гласит: самоубийство. И это отнюдь не первая смерть в истории семьи Кордовы — династии, на которую будто наложено проклятие. Макгрэт уверен, что это не просто совпадение. Влекомый жаждой мести и ненасытной тягой к истине, он оказывается втянут в зыбкий, гипнотический мир, где все чего-то боятся и всё не то, чем кажется. Когда-то Макгрэт уже пытался вывести Кордову на чистую воду — и поплатился за это рухнувшей карьерой, расстроившимся браком. Теперь же он рискует самим рассудком. Впервые на русском — своего рода римейк культовой «Киномании» Теодора Рошака, будто вышедший из-под коллективного пера Стивена Кинга, Гиллиан Флинн и Стига Ларсона.


The Book Rio de Janeiro
The Author Ruy Castro
The Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Release Date2008-12-07
Genre Travel
Pages 256
ISBN 159691985X
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Ruy Castro delves into the past and present of Rio, where even in periods of comparative calm there has always been a palpable excitement in the air - the feeling of a city on fire. In this spellbinding fifth entry in Bloomsbury's The Writer and the City series, Rio de Janeiro's vibrant history unfolds. While stiff-collared poets flirted with prim young ladies in coffeehouses during the belle époque, revolts were being plotted that almost destroyed the city. We learn how the iconic wave-patterned mosaics of Copacabana pavements were baptized with blood, and how more than a hundred years before the girl from Ipanema passed by, the girls from Ouvidor Street adopted French chic - and never really gave it up. From what is arguably the most breathtakingly beautiful city in the world, the people of Rio - the Cariocas - tell their stories: of cannibals charming European intellectuals; of elegant slaves and their shabby masters; of how a casual chat between two people drinking coffee on Avenida Rio Branco could affect world coffee markets; of an awe-inspiring beach life; of favelas, drugs, police, carnival, football, and music. With his own Carioca good humor and great storytelling gifts, Ruy Castro brings the reader thrillingly close to the flames.


The Book City of Fire
The Author Laurence Yep
The Publisher Macmillan
Release Date2009-09-01
Genre Juvenile Fiction
Pages 320
ISBN 1429946113
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Two-time Newbery Honor Award-winning author Laurence Yep kicks off an action-packed new fantasy trilogy with City on Fire This thrilling tale takes readers on an unforgettable journey through an alternate version of our world in 1941 -- a world filled with magical beings such as dragons in human form, tiny "lap griffins," reincarnations of legendary Chinese warriors, Japanese folk creatures, and goddesses in disguise. When her older sister dies trying to prevent the theft of one of her people's great treasures, twelve-year-old Scirye sets out to avenge her and recover the precious item. Helping her are Bayang, a dragon disguised as a Pinkerton agent; Leech, a boy with powers he has not yet discovered; and Leech's loyal companion Koko, who has a secret of his own. All have a grudge against the thieves who stole the treasure: the evil dragon Badik and the mysterious Mr. Roland. Scirye and her companions pursue the thieves to Houlani, a new Hawaiian island being created by magic. There, they befriend Pele, the volatile and mercurial goddess of volcanoes. But even with Pele on their side, they may not be able to stop Mr. Roland from gaining what he seeks: the Five Lost Treasures of Emperor Yu. Together, the treasures will give him the power to alter the very fabric of the universe. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


The Book City on Fire
The Author Bill Minutaglio
The Publisher Harper Collins
Release Date2004-01-01
Genre History
Pages 320
ISBN 9780060959913
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Recreates the ammonium nitrate explosion that occurred off the coast of Texas City, Texas in 1947 that took the lives of seven hundred people, and injured close to five thousand others, vividly detailing this small town's heroism and courage as they filed a momentous legal claim against the United States government. Reprint. 15,000 first printing.


The Book City on Fire
The Author Tracy Higley
The Publisher Thomas Nelson
Release Date2013-09-24
Genre Fiction
Pages 400
ISBN 9781401687533
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Previously released as Pompeii. As Vesuvius churns, a slave girl-turned-gladiator joins forces with an unlikely source to seek justice. In the coastal town of Pompeii, a new gladiator prepares to fight. But this gladiator hides a deadly secret: she’s a runaway Jewish slave girl named Ariella, disguised as a young boy. A savvy fighter, Ariella determines to triumph in the arena, knowing her life will be forfeit should anyone uncover the truth. Cato, a wealthy politician, moved to Pompeii after tiring of the corruption in Rome. But he soon learns that Pompeii is just as corrupt, and if he doesn’t play the game, his family could pay the price. Determined to bring about justice for the citizens of Pompeii, Cato searches for allies. But what he discovers instead is a confounding group of Christians . . . and a young female gladiator whose fame is growing daily. Political unrest reaches a boiling point as Christians are jailed and executed, and the mountain in the distance threatens to destroy the city with its river of fire. Cato and Ariella must act quickly and courageously to save their loved ones before all is lost.


The Book City on Fire
The Author Nick Cooper
The Publisher Amberley Publishing Limited
Release Date2017-10-15
Genre History
Pages 128
ISBN 9781445672052
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Hull was the most severely damaged town or city in Britain during the Second World War. This book explains how the city coped.


The Book Meat City on Fire and Other Assorted Debacles
The Author Angel Luis Colón
The Publisher Down & Out Books
Release Date2017-12-04
Genre Fiction
Pages 226
ISBN
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Angel Luis Colón invites you on a short tour of the world as a literary mix tape to that strange goth girl with the lazy eye who still wants nothing to do with you; no matter how good that fedora looks on your head. So what’s in store for your brain? Follow three major moments in the life of gambling addict and mafia muscle, Sean Clarke as he goes from softhearted kid to full blown bastard to broken old man. Thrill at the short-lived and incredibly violent courtship, marriage, and honeymoon of Hank and Annie. The set of the country’s most popular trash TV talk show is appropriately trashier than what makes the air. Beards make absolutely terrible trophies. Sometimes you’ll crawl through the fire and smoke for a chance at a semi-decent score and a way out of working in a place called “Meat City”. All that along with even more violence, revenge, Lee Van Cleef, light sex crimes, and cannibals than you can shake a stick at!


The Book City on Fire
The Author Walter J. Williams
The Publisher Eos
Release Date1998-01-01
Genre Fiction
Pages 576
ISBN 0061054429
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: In a mind-bending odyssey through a world rife with tyranny, a rebel group schemes to harness a radical new energy source--plasm.


The Book City on fire September 11 23 Elul 5761
The Author Sorah Shapiro
The Publisher Targum Pr
Release Date2002-04
Genre History
Pages 263
ISBN 1568712693
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: The September 11 attack on America from the vantage point of the Torah Jew. Includes tales of Divine Providence and accounts of miraculous escapes; background on the buildings, the Taliban; the victims; the Torah perspective on terrorism by 19 rabbis. With never-before-seen photos.


The Book City on Fire
The Author Anna Rose Alexander
The Publisher
Release Date2016-03-29
Genre History
Pages 216
ISBN 082296418X
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: By the mid-nineteenth century, efforts to modernize and industrialize Mexico City had the unintended consequence of exponentially increasing the risk of fire while also breeding a culture of fear. Through an array of archival sources, Anna Rose Alexander argues that fire became a catalyst for social change, as residents mobilized to confront the problem. Advances in engineering and medicine soon fostered the rise of distinct fields of fire-related expertise while conversely, the rise of fire-profiteering industries allowed entrepreneurs to capitalize on crisis. City on Fire demonstrates that both public and private engagements with fire risk highlight the inequalities that characterized Mexican society at the turn of the twentieth century.


The Book
The Author Эдвард Резерфорд
The Publisher Азбука-Аттикус
Release Date2016-01-12
Genre Fiction
Pages 832
ISBN 9785389108929
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Город, основанный голландцами в 1626 году и получивший название Новый Амстердам. Город, через полстолетия захваченный англичанами. Город, в конце XVIII века ставший временной столицей США. Нью-Йорк. Сердце Америки. Крупнейший порт, подплывая к которому вы видите символ этой страны — Статую Свободы. Захватывающий рассказ об индейских племенах, живших на территории, где голландцы начнут строить город, который станет потом одной из финансовых столиц мира. Увлекательная история нескольких семей, живших в этом городе на протяжении нескольких столетий. Первые поселенцы, участники Войны за независимость, Гражданской войны, африканские рабы, женщины из высшего общества, строители небоскребов и итальянские мафиози… В романе великолепно сочетаются романтика, семейные драмы и личные победы, в нем блестяще отражены поиск свободы и процветания в самом сердце Америки. Это роман для всех тех, кто побывал в Нью-Йорке и полюбил этот город. Эта книга для всех тех, кому еще предстоит там побывать.


The Book Pompeii
The Author T. L. Higley
The Publisher B&H Publishing Group
Release Date2011
Genre Fiction
Pages 338
ISBN 9781433668579
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: An enslaved Jewish girl and a struggling aristocrat separately escape to Pompeii, encountering religious persecution, political corruption, and each other just before the city is destroyed by Mount Vesuvius.


The Book The City of Fire
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The Publisher ICON Group International
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The Book Golden City on Fire
The Author Sherman Smith
The Publisher Elementa
Release Date2015-10-21
Genre Fiction
Pages 292
ISBN 9176370402
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Sherman Smith's new novel, GOLDEN CITY ON FIRE, is a true pleasure to read. It is a thriller, written as if you were there - at the time of the Great San Francisco earthquake in 1906. It is as if you were suffering the fire and chaos, the heartbreak of such a tragedy. It is exciting and urgent, full of dramatic tension. It is a snapshot of humanity in all of its foibles - the courageous and the vile, the bigotry and the compassion. Sherman's new work spotlights some profound truths about humanity in a crisis, especially that we are truly all one. I highly recommend this book. It is the best of the first four wonderful published stories by Sherman Smith. I look forward to more. - Randi Hilles, Florida. It was April, 1906 when a quirk in the geophysical calendar caused the catastrophic earthquake that rendered the city of San Francisco into ashes and tangled debris. Social order lost footing, chaos was on the wing. Sherman Smith, the writer of GOLDEN CITY ON FIRE has used intense psychological insight in structuring the fictional characters - the good, bad, and beautiful - in his version of this human drama. Floundering in uncertainties, their actions tell us of the ineptness of leaders, lack of moral standards, within diverse cultures. Under the dark clouds of adversity courage takes hold. Smith has used the dim history of the early 20th Century as the soil of literature for this remarkable book. Eloquently written and fascinating read! - Dona Harley - California


The Book City of Fire
The Author Robert Ellis
The Publisher Pan Macmillan
Release Date2010-11-23
Genre Fiction
Pages 340
ISBN 9780330539678
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: When a businessman arrives home to find his wife in bed, carved from belly to throat with a very sharp knife, the elite Robbery-Homicide division of the L.A.P.D responds in full force and Detective Lena Gamble prepares for her first major case. At first all fingers point towards the victim’s husband, but best-case scenarios only happen in films and it soon transpires that this murder is one of a series of brutal crimes against women and the work of a killer dubbed ‘Romeo’ by the ravenous Hollywood media. Lena is all too aware of the peril of the public eye - she has found herself in it before, on the night of her rock-star brother’s unsolved murder five years ago. And now she risks a far more dangerous fame as a cloud of conspiracy descends on her investigation and she edges towards Romeo’s deadly line of sight . . .Lena must catch this psychopath before she becomes his next glamorous victim . . . 'Ellis's writing is a cut above that of most authors in the crowded serial-killer field' Sunday Times


The Book City on Fire de Garth Risk Hallberg Fiche de lecture
The Author Éléonore Quinaux
The Publisher lePetitLitteraire.fr
Release Date2016-06-27
Genre Education
Pages 30
ISBN 9782806278791
Language English, Spanish, And French

READING: Décryptez City on Fire de Garth Risk Hallberg avec l’analyse du PetitLitteraire.fr ! Que faut-il retenir de City on Fire, ce bestseller sur le New York des années 70 ? Retrouvez tout ce que vous devez savoir sur cette œuvre dans une fiche de lecture complète et détaillée. Vous trouverez notamment dans cette fiche : • Un résumé complet • Une présentation des personnages principaux tels que la famille Hamilton-Sweeney et le groupe PPH • Une analyse des spécificités de l’œuvre : le mouvement punk, un roman de la ville et l’omniprésence des marques et de la musique Une analyse de référence pour comprendre rapidement le sens de l’œuvre. LE MOT DE L’ÉDITEUR : « Dans cette fiche de lecture sur City on Fire (2016), avec Éléonore Quinaux, nous fournissons des pistes pour décoder ce roman sur le mouvement punk. Notre analyse permet de faire rapidement le tour de l’œuvre et d’aller au-delà des clichés. » Laure Delacroix À propos de la collection LePetitLitteraire.fr : Plébiscité tant par les passionnés de littérature que par les lycéens, LePetitLittéraire.fr est considéré comme une référence en matière d’analyse d’œuvres classiques et contemporaines. Nos analyses, disponibles aux formats papier et numérique, ont été conçues pour guider les lecteurs à travers toute la littérature. Nos auteurs combinent théories, citations, anecdotes et commentaires pour vous faire découvrir et redécouvrir les plus grandes œuvres littéraires. LePetitLittéraire.fr est reconnu d’intérêt pédagogique par le ministère de l’Éducation.