Passing Strange

Author: Stew
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
ISBN: 9780822224006
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THE STORY: From singer-songwriter and performance artist Stew comes PASSING STRANGE, a daring musical that takes you on a journey across boundaries of place, identity and theatrical convention. Stew brings us the story of a young bohemian who chart

Passing Strange

Author: Martha A. Sandweiss
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781440686153
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Read Martha A. Sandweiss's posts on the Penguin Blog The secret double life of the man who mapped the American West, and the woman he loved Clarence King was a late nineteenth-century celebrity, a brilliant scientist and explorer once described by Secretary of State John Hay as "the best and brightest of his generation." But King hid a secret from his Gilded Age cohorts and prominent family in Newport: for thirteen years he lived a double life-the first as the prominent white geologist and writer Clarence King, and a second as the black Pullman porter and steelworker named James Todd. The fair, blue-eyed son of a wealthy China trader passed across the color line, revealing his secret to his black common-law wife, Ada Copeland, only on his deathbed. In Passing Strange, noted historian Martha A. Sandweiss tells the dramatic, distinctively American tale of a family built along the fault lines of celebrity, class, and race- a story that spans the long century from Civil War to civil rights.

Passing Strange

Author: Sally MacLeod
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN:
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Claudia finds her life undermined by insecurity and her relationship with her husband threatened as she becomes aware of the pervasive racism of the South and finds herself drawn to their black yardman as she searches for an honest connection in life.

Passing Strange

Author: Ayanna Thompson
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195385853
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Passing Strange offers a trenchant look at the diverse ways Shakespeare relates to race in a variety of cultural producitons in the United States.

Passing Strange

Author: Joseph Citro
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547527314
Size: 76.39 MB
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New England's dark hills, fogbound coasts, and hidden villages have inspired generations of writers such as Hawthorne, Lovecraft, and King. But these authors' dark imaginings pale when compared to little-known but well-documented and true tales. In this delightfully spine-tingling tour of all six New England states, Citro chronicles the haunted history and folklore of a region steeped in hardship and horror, humor and pathos.

Passing Strange

Author: Bill Reed
Publisher: Reed Independent
ISBN: 0994239939
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“Bloom and blush hush-a-bye Australia’s land can. Take tea, I said. Don’t let them cut me up; bury me behind the mountains!, she cried. Drink tea, I said. Don’t let them cut me up but bury me behind the mountains, oh!, she said. Take tea, I tell her; drink tea now; it seeps down through the ages-oh. Tru. My Tru. Queenie. My Queen Truganinni that you are.” ------------------------------------ This is a collection of mainly nationally award-winning or highly-commended short stories.

Passing Strange

Author: Daniel Waters
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 184738983X
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Karen DeSonne always passed as a normal teenager - and now that she' dead, she's still passing - this time, as alive. When her dead friends are accused of a high profile murder and forced into hiding, she has to prove their innocence. Which means doing the unthinkable and becoming the girlfriend of bionist zealot Peter Martinsburg, who she suspects of framing them. But if he finds out who Karen really is, the consequences for her will be worse than death...

Passing Strange And Wonderful

Author: Yi-Fu Tuan
Publisher: Island Press
ISBN: 1610912969
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In this rich and rewarding work, Yi-Fu Tuan vividly demonstrates that feeling and beauty are essential components of life and society. The aesthetic is not merely one aspect of culture but its central core -- both its driving force and its ultimate goal.Beginning with the individual and his physical world, Tuan's exploration progresses from the simple to the complex. His initial evaluation of the building blocks of aesthetic experience (sight, hearing, smell, taste, touch) develops gradually into a wide-ranging examination of the most elaborate of human constructs, including art, architecture, literature, philosophy, music, and more.

Passing Strange

Author: Catherine Aird
Publisher:
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Things had gone wrong from the very beginning at the Almstone Flower Show, including the disappearance of village nurse. Events take a decidedly macabre turn when the she is found and Detective Sloan and Detective Constable Crosby arrive to investigate a murder for which there seems no means, no motive and no opportunity.

Passing Strange

Author: P. W. Creighton
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781979464079
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For Fourteen-year-old Aidan Reynolds, the archaeological dig at the Parrish Cove historical society is the only thing making the summer interesting. That is until he meets Maddie, an unusual girl who has just moved to town and is convinced that there is more to the local legends surrounding the historical society than even he knows. While Aidan may not believe her, the strange artifacts that are recovered from the dig force them into exploring the dark, twisted history of Parrish Cove and its strange doctor...a man who vanished over a century ago. Together, they uncover a town secret that has been forgotten for centuries, and discover that there are some things that should stay buried.