Spanning much of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the novel follows the fortunes of the extraordinary Whittaker family
Close to aging out of the foster care system, Molly Ayer takes a position helping an elderly woman named Vivian and discovers that they are more alike than different as she helps Vivian solve a mystery from her past.
This wacky hillbilly-turned-playgirl who lives in a Manhattan brownstone shares not only the author's philosophy of freedom and acceptance of human irregularities but also his fears and anxieties--'the mean reds' she calls them.
The great modern classic of negative utopia portrays life in a future in which a totalitarian government watches over all citizens and directs all activities.
On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, Louis Zamperini.
Ten-year-old Mary comes to live in a lonely house on the Yorkshire moors and discovers an invalid cousin and the mysteries of a locked garden.