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The feather

"When a great feather drifts from the leaden sky, two children recognize its extraordinariness and take it to the village for its protection. The villagers, however, want to encase it, upon which the feather loses its radiance. The children take it home and care for it through the night. In the morning it is again radiant, and when they set it free, it leaves behind the first signs of blue sky and color. The ambiguous ending invites multiple interpretations about the effects of selflessness and kindness"--Provided by publisher.

I will destroy you

poems
2019
Presents a collection of poems about addiction, temptation, infidelity, and repressed memories.

The Christmas list

Successful businessman James Kier is shocked to see his obituary in the local paper and devastated at the harsh comments left by those who knew him, but instead of getting angry, James is inspired to turn over a new leaf, and as he looks back on his life and tries to make amends to the people he has hurt the most, he learns the true meaning of Christmas and the real price of love and family.
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Death on the river

After he survives a prison camp for Confederate soldiers in Andersonville, Georgia, where young Jake Clay befriended Billy Sharp, Jake embarks on his difficult journey home and is haunted by the ghosts of fallen soldiers.

The Bird market of Paris

a memoir
Nikki Moustaki grew up in 1980s Miami, the only child of parents who worked, played, and traveled for luxury sports car dealerships. At home, her doting grandmother cooked for and fed her, but it was her grandfather--an evening-gown designer, riveting storyteller, and bird expert--who was her mentor and dearest companion. Like her grandfather, Nikki fell hard for birds. 'Birds filled my childhood,' she writes, 'as blue filled the sky.' Her grandfather showed her how to hypnotize chickens, sneak up on pigeons, and handle baby birds. He gave her a white dove to release for luck on each birthday. And he urged her to visit the bird market of Paris someday. But by the time Nikki graduated from college and moved to New York City, she was succumbing to alcohol and increasingly unable to care for her flock. When her grandfather died, guilt-ridden Nikki drank even more. In a last-ditch effort to honor her grandfather, she flew to France hoping to visit the bird market of Paris to release a white dove. Instead, something astonishing happened there that saved Nikki's life.

Amerika

the missing person : a new translation, based on the restored text
2008
Young immigrant Karl Rossmann, packed off to America to redeem himself after an embarrassing sexual incident, is instead swept up in a series of dizzying reversals, odd escapades, and adventures.

Dollbaby

a novel
When Ibby Bell's father dies in a tragic accident in the summer of 1964, her mother unceremoniously deposits Ibby with her eccentric grandmother, Fannie, and throws in her father's urn for good measure. Fannie's Victorian house is like no place Ibby has ever been--and Fannie, who has a tendency to end up in the local asylum every once in a while-- is like no one she has ever met. Fortunately, her black cook, Queenie--who has run Fannie's household ever since it was Fannie's household--and Queenie's feisty daughter, Dollbaby, take it upon themselves to initiate Ibby into the ways of the South, both its grand traditions and its darkest secrets. For Fannie's own family history is fraught with tragedy, hidden behind the closed rooms in her ornate Garden District mansion.

The coming of the cosmic Christ

the healing of Mother Earth and the birth of a global renaissance
1988
Fox captures the feminine aspects of God.

Disney's a Christmas carol

2009
"Ebenezer Scrooge has only a short time to see that there's more to life than money. Can the three spirits of Christmas thaw Scrooge's icy heart? Based on the stunning new movie, this classic holiday tale of redemption shows that even the coldest people may have a warm spark!"--P. [4] of cover.

The Christmas list

2009
Successful businessman James Kier is shocked to see his obituary in the local paper and devastated at the harsh comments left by those who knew him, but instead of getting angry, James is inspired to turn over a new leaf, and as he looks back on his life and tries to make amends to the people he has hurt the most, he learns the true meaning of Christmas and the real price of love and family.

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