Author: Francisco Goldman
Publisher: Grove Press
Keywords: seaman, ordinary
Number of Pages: 400
Published: 1998-01-20
List price: $15.00
ISBN-10: 080213548X
ISBN-13: 9780802135483

The Ordinary Seaman, the second novel from acclaimed writer Francisco Goldman is a lyrical and spellbinding story of hope, despair, and the promise of love. The ordinary seaman is Esteban, a 19-year-old veteran of the war in Nicaragua, who has come to America with 14 other men to form the crew of the Urus. Docked on a desolate Brooklyn pier, the Urus is a wreck, and the men, without the means to return home, become its prisoners. Esteban, haunted by the loss of his first love in the war, gradually works up the courage to escape the ship and start a new life in the city. His story and those of

Author: John Osborne
Publisher: CreateSpace
Keywords: fairy, ordinary
Number of Pages: 358
Published: 2010-04-15
List price: $15.00
ISBN-10: 1451587899
ISBN-13: 9781451587890

For thirty years, Willow Brown has lived in the woods on her deceased parent’s estate, where she follows a reclusive lifestyle caring for the wildlife and avoiding human contact. Then Willow’s quiet world turns upside down when nature photographer Noah Phelps crosses her path and discovers she can fly... Noah quickly learns there is more to fairies than just flying. Gifted with magical powers far beyond his Wiccan charms, Willow is also a woman with issues and a haunting past. When local bully Chester Jones reignites a long-standing feud, Willow turns to her "mere human" friend

Author: Glen Duncan
Publisher: Grove Press, Black Cat
Keywords: novel, man, ordinary, death
Number of Pages: 320
Published: 2004-11-30
List price: $13.00
ISBN-10: 0802170048
ISBN-13: 9780802170040

With Death of an Ordinary Man, Glen Duncan continues his penetrating and innovative exploration of the supernatural with a novel that is far and away his most powerful and accomplished yet. Nathan Clark’s gravestone offers a short and hopeful summary: At rest. But Nathan is not at rest, and knows he won’t be until he finds out why he died. Privy now to the innermost thoughts and feelings of his family and friends-confessions that are raw, brutal, and unexpected-Nathan spends the day of his wake getting to know the living as he has never known them before: His father struggles with

Author: Jane Smiley
Publisher: Anchor
Keywords: love, ordinary
Number of Pages: 208
Published: 2007-10-09
List price: $14.00
ISBN-10: 030727909X
ISBN-13: 9780307279095

From Jane Smiley, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel A Thousand Acres: a pair of novellas chronicling difficult choices that reshape the dynamics of two very different families.In Ordinary Love, Smiley focuses on a womans infidelity and the lasting, indelible effects it leaves on her children long after her departure. Good Will describes a father who realizes how his son has been affected by his decision to lead a counterculture life and move his family to a farm. As both stories unfold, Smiley gracefully raises the questions that confront all families with the characteristic style an

Author: Kim Addonizio
Publisher: W.W. Norton & Co.
Keywords: poet, guide, genius, ordinary
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2009-02-16
List price: $16.95
ISBN-10: 0393334163
ISBN-13: 9780393334166

This all-new book, by the co-author of Companion, invites you to discover and enjoy your poetic self. Inspired by the gratifying success of Companion, Kim Addonizio presents exciting new insights into the creative process, craft, and the lessons of her own creative subjects--love, loss, identity, community--are here, along with a heady variety of writing exercises (and innovative ways to use the Internet). Chapters on gender, race, and class challenge readers to explore their creative vision more deeply, Addonizio, hailed for her passionate, award-winning poetry, shares her breakthroughs and f

Author: Nick Burd
Publisher: Dial
Keywords: ordinary, fields, vast
Number of Pages: 309
Published: 2009-05-14
List price: $16.99
ISBN-10: 0803733402
ISBN-13: 9780803733404

It?s Dade?s last summer at home. He has a crappy job at Food World, a ?boyfriend? who won?t publicly acknowledge his existence (maybe because Pablo also has a girlfriend), and parents on the verge of a divorce. College is Dade?s shining beacon of possibility, a horizon to keep him from floating away. Then he meets the mysterious Alex Kincaid. Falling in real love finally lets Dade come out of the closet?and, ironically, ignites a ruthless passion in Pablo. But just when true happiness has set in, tragedy shatters the dreamy curtain of summer, and Dade will use every ounce of strength he?s gain

Author: T.P. Dreyer
Publisher: CRC Pre
Keywords: equations, differential, ordinary, modelling
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 1993-06-28
List price: $69.95
ISBN-10: 0849386365
ISBN-13: 9780849386367

Modelling with Ordinary Differential Equations integrates standard material from an elementary course on ordinary differential equations with the skills of mathematical modeling in a number of diverse real-world situations. Each situation highlights a different aspect of the theory or modeling. Carefully selected exercises and projects present excellent opportunities for tutorial sessions and self-study.This text/reference addresses common types of first order ordinary differential equations and the basic theory of linear second order equations with constant coefficients. It also explores the
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