Carrie

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848940807
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Stephen King's legendary debut, about a teenage outcast and the revenge she enacts on her classmates, is a Classic. CARRIE is the novel which set him on the road to the Number One bestselling author King is today. Carrie White is no ordinary girl. Carrie White has the gift of telekinesis. To be invited to Prom Night by Tommy Ross is a dream come true for Carrie - the first step towards social acceptance by her high school colleagues. But events will take a decidedly macabre turn on that horrifying and endless night as she is forced to exercise her terrible gift on the town that mocks and loathes her . . .

New Essays On Sister Carrie

Author: Donald Pizer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521387149
Size: 31.32 MB
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The four essays in this 1991 volume discuss approaches to Sister Carrie.

Carrie Stevens

Author: Graydon R. Hilyard
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 9780811703536
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Carrie Stevens (1882-1970) of upper Dam, Maine, created some of the most beautiful and enduring streamer patterns ever, including the legendary Gray Ghost, which she designed to catch the giant brook trout and landlocked salmon of the Rangeley Lakes. This long-awaited book is both a history of the woman and the region, as well as a guide to the Stevens method. It includes colour plates of original patterns, some only recently discovered, along with a biography illustrated with archival photos. The tying section lists dressings for more than 100 streamers, 65 of which have never been published.

Carrie Chapman Catt

Author: Jacqueline Van Voris
Publisher: Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 9781558611399
Size: 77.21 MB
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Now in Paperback!

Carrie Underwood

Author: Vernell Hackett
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313378515
Size: 42.69 MB
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Highlights the life and accomplishments of the "American Idol" winner and country music star.

Carrie Underwood

Author: Mary Kate Frank
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 9781433923814
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Highlights the life and achievements of the "American Idol" winner and country music star.

Carrie

Author: Neil Mitchell
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 1906733929
Size: 16.94 MB
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Brian De Palma's adaptation of Stephen King's debut novel, Carrie (1976), is one of the defining films of 1970s "New Hollywood" style and a horror classic. The story of a teenage social outcast who discovers she possesses latent psychic powers that allow her to deliver retribution to her peers, teachers, and abusive mother, Carrie was an enormous commercial and critical success and is still one of the finest screen adaptations of a King novel. This contribution to the Devil's Advocates series not only breaks the film down into its formal componenets--its themes, stylistic tropes, technical approaches, uses of color and sound, dialogue, and visual symbolism--but also considers a multitude of other factors contributing to the work's classic status. The act of adapting King's novel for the big screen, the origins of the novel itself, the place of Carrie in De Palma's oeuvre, the subsequent versions and sequel, and the social, political, and cultural climate of the era (including the influence of second wave feminism, loosening sexual norms, and changing representations of adolescence), as well as the explosion of interest in and the evolution of the horror genre during the decade, are all shown to have played an important part in the film's success and enduring reputation.

Carrie Underwood

Author: Brown Risa
Publisher: Mitchell Lane Publishers, Inc.
ISBN: 1612286577
Size: 62.38 MB
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Contemporary high-interest biography of country singing megastar Carrie Underwood will motivate early childhood age students to read. Randy's Corner biographies are up-to-date, well written, and very colorful with two-page spread photographs. Series titles include people in the news from sports, entertainment, movies, and music. Readers actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding from narrative nonfiction. Series titles has been developed to address many of the Common Core specific goals, higher level thinking skills, and progressive learning strategies for early childhood level students.

Carrie

Author: Dorothy Lyons
Publisher: Xulon Press
ISBN: 1597812382
Size: 17.32 MB
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Carrie S War

Author: Nina Bawden
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1849436118
Size: 71.16 MB
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When the Second World War air raids threaten their safety in the city, Carrie and her brother Nick are evacuated to a small Welsh village. But the countryside has dangers and adventures of its own - and a group of characters who will change Carrie's life forever. There's mean Mr Evans, who won't let the children eat meat; but there’s also kind Auntie Lou. There's brilliant young Albert Sandwich, another evacuee, and Mr Johnny, who speaks a language all of his own. Then there's Hepzibah Green, the witch at Druid’s Grove who makes perfect mince pies, and the ancient skull with its terrifying curse...For adults and young people aged eight and over. Emma Reeves has created a stunning stage adaptation of Nina Bawden’s much loved classic account of life as an evacuee in the 1940s, which opened at the Lillian Bayliss Theatre in November 2006. This edition includes teachers' notes and activities for classes based on the play. ‘I doubt... anything will beat this traditional page-to-stage adaptation for ceaselessly involving telling of a cracking story’ - Evening Standard ‘Irresistible’ - Sunday Telegraph, Critic's Choice ‘Richly entertaining. Funny & deeply rewarding’ - Daily Telegraph, Critic’s Choice ‘Consistently excellent’ - The Times, Critic’s Choice ‘Dramatic, imaginative and polished’ - Evening Standard, Critic’s Choice ‘Excellent. Truly refreshing story-telling’ - Daily Mail