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The Prisoner Of Paradise

Pub Date : 2012-02-02 | Author : Romesh Gunesekera | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781408804261
ISBN 13 : 1408804263

A lyrical, beguiling story of slavery, freedom, identity and forbiddenlove from the Booker-shortlisted author of Reef..


The Prisoner Of Paradise

Pub Date : 2012-02-02 | Author : Romesh Gunesekera | Publisher : A&C Black

ISBN 10 : 9781408825679
ISBN 13 : 1408825678

Lucy Gladwell arrives in Mauritius from England to live with her aunt and uncle at their grand plantation house. Under the surface of this beautiful island paradise, poised between..


Paradise

Pub Date : 2007-07-24 | Author : Toni Morrison | Publisher : Vintage

ISBN 10 : 0307388115
ISBN 13 : 9780307388117

"Rumors had been whispered for more than a year. Outrages that had been accumulating all along took shape as evidence. A mother was knocked down the stairs by her cold-eyed daughte..


Strange Piece Of Paradise

Pub Date : 2007-03-20 | Author : Terri Jentz | Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN 10 : 9781429988070
ISBN 13 : 142998807X

In the summer of 1977, Terri Jentz and her Yale roommate, Shayna Weiss, make a cross-country bike trip. They pitch a tent in the desert of central Oregon. As they are sleeping, a m..


Seductive Poison

Pub Date : 2010-08-18 | Author : Deborah Layton | Publisher : Anchor

ISBN 10 : 9780307575135
ISBN 13 : 0307575136

In this haunting and riveting firsthand account, a survivor of Jim Jones's Peoples Temple opens up the shadowy world of cults and shows how anyone can fall under their spell. A hig..


A Paradise Built In Hell

Pub Date : 2010-08-31 | Author : Rebecca Solnit | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101459010
ISBN 13 : 1101459018

A startling investigation of what people do in disasters and why it matters Why is it that in the aftermath of a disaster? whether manmade or natural?people suddenly become altruis..


Gates Of Paradise

Pub Date : 2009-11-24 | Author : V.C. Andrews | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 1439187762
ISBN 13 : 9781439187760

Stunned by tragedy, desperate and alone, Heaven's daughter clung to the frailest of dreams! The car crash that killed Heaven and Logan left Annie Casteel Stonewall orphaned and cri..