The Snow Gypsy

The Snow Gypsy
Author: Lindsay Jayne Ashford
Release: 2019-02
Editor: Lake Union Publishing
Pages: 332
ISBN: 1542040043
Language: en
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From the bestselling author of The Woman on the Orient Express comes a haunting novel of two women--one determined to uncover the past and the other determined to escape it. At the close of World War II, London is in ruins and Rose Daniel isn't at peace. Eight years ago, her brother disappeared while fighting alongside Gypsy partisans in Spain. From his letters, Rose has just two clues to his whereabouts--his descriptions of the spectacular south slopes of the Sierra Nevada and his love for a woman who was carrying his child. In Spain, it has been eight years since Lola Aragon's family was massacred. Eight years since she rescued a newborn girl from the arms of her dying mother and ran for her life. She has always believed that nothing could make her return...until a plea for help comes from a desperate stranger. Now, Rose, Lola, and the child set out on a journey from the wild marshes of the Camargue to the dazzling peaks of Spain's ancient mountain communities. As they come face-to-face with war's darkest truths, their lives will be changed forever by memories, secrets, and friendships.

The Snow Gypsy

The Snow Gypsy
Author: Lindsay Jayne Ashford
Release: 2019
Editor: Center Point
Pages: 500
ISBN: 1643581619
Language: en
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From the bestselling author of The Woman on the Orient Express comes a haunting novel of two women -- one determined to uncover the past and the other determined to escape it.

The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg

The Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg
Author: Carl Sandburg
Release: 1970
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 797
ISBN: 0151009961
Language: en
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A compilation of the American poet's works includes the contents of such acclaimed anthologies as "Chicago Poems," "Cornhuskers," and "Smoke and Steel."

Representations of the Gypsy in the Romantic Period

Representations of the Gypsy in the Romantic Period
Author: Sarah Houghton-Walker
Release: 2014-10-16
Editor: OUP Oxford
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780191030161
Language: en
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In early eighteenth-century texts, the gypsy is frequently figured as an amusing rogue; by the Victorian period, it has begun to take on a nostalgic, romanticized form, abandoning sublimity in favour of the bucolic fantasy propagated by George Borrow and the founding members of the Gypsy Lore Society. Representations of the Gypsy in the Romantic Period argues that, in the gap between these two situations, the figure of the gypsy is exploited by Romantic-period writers and artists, often in unexpected ways. Drawing attention to prominent writers (including Wordsworth, Austen, Clare, Cowper and Brontë) as well as those less well-known, Sarah Houghton-Walker examines representations of gypsies in literature and art from 1780-1830, alongside the contemporary socio-historical events and cultural processes which put pressure on those representations. She argues that, raising troubling questions by its repeated escape from the categories of enlightenment discourses which might seek to 'know' or 'understand' in empirical ways, the gypsy exists both within and outside of conventional English society. The figure of the gypsy is thus available to writers and artists to facilitate the articulation of dilemmas and anxieties taking various forms, and especially as a lens through which questions of knowledge and identity (which is often mutable, and troubling) might be focussed. .

Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society

Journal of the Gypsy Lore Society
Author: Anonim
Release: 1911
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: MINN:31951D005401294
Language: en
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The Seed Beneath the Snow

The Seed Beneath the Snow
Author: Joanna Ramsey
Release: 2015-08-20
Editor: Sandstone Press Ltd
Pages: 270
ISBN: 9781910124529
Language: en
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This tender and personal memoir by the poet Joanna Ramsey of George Mackay Brown gives an account of some aspects of the last eight years of his life in Stromness, Orkney, and of the friendship between them. It also provides a background to his poem ‘A New Child: ECL 11 June 1993’ (included in the anthology Following a Lark), which he wrote for Joanna’s daughter. There are many small details of George’s day to day life in those last years that are not included in any other account. Also included are an unpublished poem written for Joanna, and a number of birthday acrosti written for her and her daughter, Emma. In his final years George Mackay Brown rarely travelled beyond Stromness, but many of his friends visited him there; the book is also peopled by George’s other friends, and paints a portrait of a man who remained very dear and important to others until his death and beyond it.

The Gypsy Piano Tuner

The Gypsy Piano Tuner
Author: Janna Eliot
Release: 2012-08-01
Editor: Lulu.com
Pages: 104
ISBN: 9780955983252
Language: en
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This is a collection of punchy short stories about various Romani people, well told and authentic. There is humour and pathos - a thoroughly good read.

The Gypsy King

The Gypsy King
Author: Maureen Fergus
Release: 2013-01-22
Editor: Penguin Canada
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780143188315
Language: en
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A runaway slave with a shadowy past, sixteen-year-old Persephone has spent four long years toiling beneath the leering gaze of her despised owner and dreaming of a life where she is free to shape her own destiny. Then, one night, a chance encounter with a handsome chicken thief named Azriel changes her life forever. Sold to him for a small bag of gold coins, Persephone soon discovers what she already suspected: namely, that Azriel is not what he seems. And when she realizes that he believes Persephone has a special destiny—she is determined to escape him and his impossibly broad shoulders. But things are no longer as simple as they once were. Torn between her longing for freedom and her undeniable feelings for the handsome thief with the fast hands and the slow smile, Persephone faces the hardest choice she will ever have to make. And no one—least of all her—could have imagined the shocking truth her decision will reveal.

The Woman on the Orient Express

The Woman on the Orient Express
Author: Lindsay Jayne Ashford
Release: 2018-05
Editor: Charnwood
Pages: 416
ISBN: 1444836714
Language: en
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Hoping to make a clean break from a fractured marriage, Agatha Christie boards the Orient Express in disguise. But unlike her famous detective Hercule Poirot, she can't neatly unravel the mysteries she encounters on this fateful journey. And Agatha isn't the only passenger on board with secrets. Her cabinmate Katharine Keeling's first marriage ended in tragedy, propelling her toward a second relationship mired in deceit. Nancy Nelson, newly married but carrying another man's child, is desperate to conceal the pregnancy and teeters on the brink of utter despair. Each woman hides her past from the others, ferociously guarding her secrets. But as the train bound for the Middle East speeds down the track, the parallel courses of their lives shift to intersect - with lasting repercussions.

Gypsy Flower

Gypsy Flower
Author: Diana Dawn
Release: 2019-10-22
Editor: Diana Dawn Books
Pages: 123
ISBN: 9781393105619
Language: en
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Snow is willing to risk everything to find the sister she never knew she had, even her new happy life in the Willows. Leaving her true love behind in search of her family, her plans are to bring her sister back to the Willows with her. But will her journey into the mirror bring her the outcome she desires...will she find her sister, or will she again face the witch, her stepmother Margurite? ‘Gypsy Flower’ is the fourth book in the Whispering Willows series.

Gypsy Nights

Gypsy Nights
Author: Bobbie Russell
Release: 2010-12-13
Editor: Totally Entwined Group (USA+CAD)
Pages: 45
ISBN: 9780857153623
Language: en
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With her ex-lover's stinging words reverberating in her brain, Gypsy decides to go to bed with her new neighbour to re-establish her self esteem and finds something more meaningful than a one night stand. Gypsy Martin had a rough childhood but managed to attend medical school and is now intent on helping those in the community who have nowhere else to turn. When Jeremy Stone was eleven, his drug-using father beat his mother to death and if not for the intervention of a neighbourhood police officer, Jeremy would have killed his father. Now as a cop, Jeremy is intent on getting the &‘bad guys' off the streets. When Jeremy's one night stand with Gypsy ends up meaning something more for both of them, he sees in her a future he never thought to have. But that future is threatened when one of the &‘bad guys' Jeremy is after takes Gypsy as a hostage.

The House at Mermaid s Cove

The House at Mermaid s Cove
Author: Lindsay Jayne Ashford
Release: 2020-08-11
Editor: Lake Union Publishing
Pages: 318
ISBN: 154200635X
Language: en
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As World War II rages, love, mystery, and secrets collide on the English coast in a riveting novel by the bestselling author of The Snow Gypsy. In April 1943 a young woman washes ashore on a deserted beach in Cornwall, England. With shorn hair and a number stitched on her tattered chemise, Alice is the survivor of a ship torpedoed by a German U-boat. She's found by the mysterious Viscount Jack Trewella, who suspects that she's a prisoner of war or a spy. But the secret Alice asks Jack to keep is one he could never have guessed, and it creates an intimate bond he never expected. With her true identity hidden beneath the waves, Alice grasps the chance to reinvent herself. But as she begins to fall for Jack, she discovers he has secrets too--ones echoing the legend of a mermaid said to lure men into the dark depths of the sea. For two strangers in the shadow of war, lost love, and haunting memories, is it time to let go of the past? Or to finally face it--whatever the risks?

Roma Gypsy Presence in the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth

Roma Gypsy Presence in the Polish Lithuanian Commonwealth
Author: Lech Mróz
Release: 2016-11-01
Editor: Central European University Press
Pages: 332
ISBN: 9789633861097
Language: en
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This is an analysis of 166 original and previously unpublished documents dating from the very first mention of a Gypsy in 1401 up to the year 1 765. These documents range from royal decrees thru lawsuits to entries in municipal records. Some were written in Polish but many are in Latin, German or Ruthenian. They tell the story of not only the Gypsies living in Poland, but also of those who now live in Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia and Ukraine. Though Poland has not traditionally had a large Roma population, the author leads the reader through an eventful history of a people living on the margins of contemporary Europe. The historic documents illustrate a marked contrast to present stereotypes and popular media images and shows how the position of Roma/Gypsies shifted gradually from respected, wealthy and partly settled citizens of the early modern times, towards criminalized vagrants of the 18 th century. This is a careful interpretation and re-interpretation of documents pertaining to the Roma's past that will provide an enlightening historical perspective towards the re-evaluation and self-definition of the Romani people in contemporary Europe.

Bloodline Gypsy

Bloodline Gypsy
Author: Shirley A. Martin
Release: 2013-07-01
Editor: AuthorHouse
Pages: 412
ISBN: 9781481748698
Language: en
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A supernatural thriller of chilling carnage and haunting beauty, Bloodline Gypsy unearths the origin of a mythical creature that has plagued history since the dark ages. Tracing an inherent line of magic back to Egypt in 981 AD, this dark fantasy reveals the mysterious link between gypsies and werewolves. A yoke that, twelve hundred years later, reveals itself in the form of a birthmark stamped on children born of Louvari descent. When Susannah Henika loses her mother in a tragic accident, she moves to a mountain resort town to live with a father she has never known. She soon falls victim to night terrors and an impending sense of dread. She meets a woman in the woods, Madalina Sadrinovic, whose uncanny ways set Susannah ill at ease. Strange and foreboding events follow the arrival of Madalina’s twin brother Luca. A local boy goes missing. The American teenager begins to suspect that somehow linked to the strange markings on her hand she may be one of the last remaining humans, genetically predestined to bear the offspring of an altered species her ancestor forged into the world.

Russian Gypsy Folk Songs

Russian Gypsy Folk Songs
Author: BIBS EKKEL
Release: 2010-10-07
Editor: Mel Bay Publications
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9781609742614
Language: en
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Presented here is a rare collection of some of the best Gypsy folk songs popular among the Romanies of Russia and Eastern Europe. All offered in the original Romany tribal dialect, as appropriate to each song, with easy-to-follow pronunciation guide specially formulated for the native English speaker and literal (word-for-word) English translation. the appended short historical and linguistic overview offers a rare insight into the history, traditions, language as well as the music and songs of this unique and mysterious people. Great addition to any pianist's collection!

Gypsy s Year at the Golden Crescent

Gypsy s Year at the Golden Crescent
Author: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
Release: 1897
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 264
ISBN: HARVARD:HN38XA
Language: en
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Ghosts in the Snow

Ghosts in the Snow
Author: Tamara Siler Jones
Release: 2004-10-26
Editor: Bantam
Pages: 496
ISBN: 9780553900750
Language: en
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He can see the silent victims—now he must find their invisible killer. . . . This unique debut thriller combines forensics, fantasy, and edge-of-your-seat suspense like never before. In a world where sorcery is illegal, someone is murdering young women in ways that defy all reason—and all detection. Only one man knows how to track such an untraceable killer, a man called to deliver justice by an onslaught of ghosts in the snow. For Dubric Bryerly, head of security at Castle Faldorrah, saving lives has become a matter of saving his sanity. A silent killer is afoot, savagely mutilating servant girls and leaving behind no clues and no witnesses—except the gruesome ghosts of the victims. Ghosts that only Dubric can see. Caught in the eye of the grisly storm is Nella, a linen maid working to free herself from a dark past—if she can survive an invisible killer’ s rampage. But with the death toll rising and Nella under the protective wing of a man who may be a prime suspect, Dubric must resort to unconventional methods. With the future of Faldorrah and countless lives at stake, including his own, he can’t afford to be wrong. And if he’s right, the entire kingdom could be thrust into war.

Somersaults

Somersaults
Author: Mira Mack
Release: 2020-06-30
Editor: New Generation Publishing
Pages: 236
ISBN: 9781800317086
Language: en
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There are somersaults and there are somersaults. Physically ... no big deal. Lots of people can do them. This book is about the other kind of somersaults - through life. In this case, from a little girl plunked into the mid-fifties in socialist Czechoslovakia to a rebel at school with beliefs twisted and turned by social storms. Then in 1968, her family lives through morphing into socialism with a human face, the consequent invasion of the Warsaw Pact armies, and ultimately, the Russian occupation. And eventually, for many ordinary people, the reality of the so-called Velvet Revolution of 1989.When the girl grows into a young woman, she fights with traditions and old thinking. Plenty of humour, the discovery of limits, many sides of the same coin, the power of friendship, stepping into worlds of taboo, and challenging one's own fear - every somersault has consequences. Intimate, funny, honest.If you enjoyed this book, try the sequel: Czech Mate

The Gypsy Season

The Gypsy Season
Author: Milo L. Thompson
Release: 2002-05-01
Editor: iUniverse
Pages: 256
ISBN: 9780595226160
Language: en
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In a village high in The Colorado Rockies Denver's elite and an uninvited ragtag caravan of Gypsies find themselves trapped together in a blinding snowstorm. With all escape cut off they are suddenly attacked by inhuman beings bent on destroying everyone. Only the Gypsies know the secret of how to destroy them, but they refuse to help. Their only chance of survival rests in the hands of the one man who built this town and his Gypsy girlfriend...and her tiny daughter.

Under the Gypsy Moon

Under the Gypsy Moon
Author: Lawrence Thornton
Release: 2011-11-23
Editor: Bantam
Pages: 284
ISBN: 9780307430380
Language: en
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“Beautifully lyric . . . [Lawrence Thornton’s] prose is finely honed and his touch sure.”—Chicago Tribune The year is 1936. The tide of fascism is overwhelming Europe. In Spain the Guardia Civil wages war on the citizens. Spanish-German novelist Joaquín Wolf leaves his adopted home in Paris for a short visit to Spain, where he will spend an evening that will change his life. For there he meets the great Spanish poet Federico García Lorca and in two brief hours they forge a close friendship. Within days Lorca is dead, executed by the civil guard, an event that sets Wolf on an irrevocable course as he joins the struggle against Franco. Wounded, Wolf returns to France to find German fascism threatening the city he loves. Banding together with a fiercely political group of writers named the Lorca Club, he again becomes a soldier of the resistance—this time using his most potent ammunition: words. Through the Lorca Club he meets Ursula Krieger, another exiled Berliner living in Paris, a survivor not only of war but of the bloodless horrors of postwar life. Though the scars of her past keep her from reaching out to him, Wolf’s quiet, steadfast love vanquishes shame and pain. And while Lorca taught Wolf what must be fought against, even to the death, it is Ursula who teaches him what is worth fighting—and living—for.