Kicking The Sky

Author: Anthony De Sa
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1616203935
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Antonio learns about bravery and cowardice, life and death, and the heart’s capacity for love--and for cruelty--in this stunning novel. “Kicking the Sky dares to tell the story about the messy dark side of a big city through the clear ...

Kicking The Kremlin

Author: Marc Bennetts
Publisher: Oneworld Publications
ISBN: 1780743491
Size: 10.81 MB
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... Front flags waved in the breeze as protesters shoved back against riot police,
Udaltsov carried along by the wave of demonstrators. A cheer went up as police
lines cracked for a second, leaving the road to the bridge open, and then split,
allowing dozens of protesters to break clear in a brief bid to take their
discontentment to the Kremlin's walls. Police rounded up the runaway protesters,
someone let off a smoke bomb, a white balloon floated into the sky, and then the
day descended ...

Kicking The Habit

Author: Steven Saus
Publisher: Alliteration Ink
ISBN: 0985825472
Size: 13.53 MB
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... raising up against the sky. Sara shouting, seeing, knowing what would come. I
smelled the oil on my rifle, the smell of the powder after I fired. The bird's flight
never wavered, and my shot was good. The bird would not know the slow agony
of cold or starvation. It would not know the terror of a hawk's cry or cat's claw. It
would not know the slow despair of failed treatments and decaying flesh. It, unlike
my daughter, only knew this moment, the freedom of the air, the stretch of wings,
the ...

Walking To The Valley In The Sky

Author: Richard D. Smith
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 146857972X
Size: 49.90 MB
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Bendix asks, aware of the lack of activity in the compound. “The regiment was
dispatched to general Crook” the sergeant answers looking to the north. “Too late
to do the Seventh any good I'm afraid.” Bendix and the sergeant walk quietly,
each thinking of the horrific deaths the men of the Seventh suffered, their
reflection broken only by a group of children, laughing, and kicking a block
ofwood about. “It looks like you have some wagons hold up here, sergeant”
Bendix says. “Yes sir!

Passes Through

Author: Rob Stephenson
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 1573661554
Size: 70.14 MB
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Sometimes, when I woke up I was still inside him. Ending tended to be awkward.
We took a blanket to the park. Picnic under an oak. Elaborate kites kicking the sky
. Jackdaws screaming. Logic unfolding. This self-absorbed study of surfaces
never leaves me. He said un- necessary things to me. An elegant formal rigor. I
bought him cigarettes and tied him to the wooden chair. Restrained he offered
disquieting elements of anonymity. His inability to speak rendered me as a body
of water.

As The Sky Darkened

Author: Virginia Egbujor
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1496999355
Size: 22.33 MB
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He remembered as a young boy, living in his neighbourhood, playing football in
the street, kicking the ball hard and shouting to his mates in his own language,
the language that everyone understood and no one doubted the other. He knew
that there is much power in language. His grandmother often made him
conscious of this; while he was a student at Ibadan University, she used to
caution him, 'Be wary of those whose language you don't understand. There may
be more things ...

Crack In The Sky

Author: Terry C. Johnston
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780307755803
Size: 40.69 MB
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“Ride right through 'em?” Potts hollered at Titus. With tears streaming from his
eyes as the dry wind whipped them both in the face, Scratch glanced behind him
at the dozen or so others, then nodded. “Don't you dare pull back on that rein as
we shoot through, Daniel!” “Whooeee!” “Heya!” Bass hollered himself at the
sudden new surge of adrenaline warming his veins, kicking the tired horse in the
ribs, leaning forward as they bounded over the tall grass, heading straight for the
enemy, ...

Burning Bright

Author: John Steinbeck
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141922982
Size: 65.64 MB
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He sighed thegreat shuddering sighthat follows active love.He said, “Mordeen,
we have a child,”not telling her buttasting the words. Victor's head snapped up. “
Whatdid you say?” Then Joe Saulwhirled on him. “You heard. We have a child,”
he shouted. “There's going to bea babyin this house. There's goingto be a child
playingin that dust. There's going to be a growing thing discovering the sky and
kicking the chickens aside and finding eggs!” Joe Saul's body wove from side to
side.