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The Red Badge of Courage and "The Veteran": An Episode of the American Civil War

by Stephen Crane

An account of the brutal and terrifying nature of war zone, during the great Civil war, narrated through the eyes of a young soldier.

Red Baron: The Life and Death of an Ace

by Peter Kilduff

Manfred Freiherr von Richthofen, the Red Baron, was the most successful fighter pilot of World War I, shooting down 80 enemy airplanes and receiving more high decorations than any other German combatant. In Red Baron: The Life and Death of an Ace, Peter Kilduff tells the story of this courageous and charismatic man: his comrades and enemies, the planes he flew, the battles he fought in, the political climate that caused his eventual disenchantment and the controversial circumstances of his death. Containing previously unpublished photographs, drawings on new source material from former East German state archives and making fresh insights into existing sources, Red Baron is the most up-to-date reference on the life of a legend.

Red Berry Wool

by Robyn Eversole Timothy Coffey

Lalo the lamb wants to have a berry-colored sweater like the one the shepherd boy wears, but Lalo has a very hard time washing, spinning, and dyeing his own wool. By the end of the day, Lalo discovers the most important step to making a sweater, which brings him and the boy together.

Red Bird

by Mary Oliver

Mary Oliver's twelfth book of poetry, Red Bird comprises sixty-one poems, the most ever in a single volume of her work. Overflowing with her keen observation of the natural world and her gratitude for its gifts, for the many people she has loved in her seventy years, as well as for her disobedient dog Percy, Red Bird is a quintessential collection of Oliver's finest lyrics.

Red Bird

by Barbara Mitchell

Katie, also known as Red Bird, joins her family and other Indians at the annual powwow in southern Delaware, where they celebrate their Nanticoke heritage with music, dancing, and special foods.

The Red Blazer Girls: The Vanishing Violin

by Michael D. Beil

When there are mysteries to be solved, the Red Blazer Girls are on the case! The discovery of the Ring of Rocamadour has secured the girls' reputation as Upper East Side super-sleuths, bringing many sundry job requests (no mystery too small, right?) and some unwanted attention from crooks. This time the girls must follow a trail of cryptic clues, involving everything from logic to literature, to trace a rare violin gone missing. But nothing is as it appears, and just as a solution seems imminent, the girls find themselves scrambling to save the man who was once their prime suspect. Bowstrings and betrayal, crushes and codes abound in this suspenseful companion to the Red Blazer Girls' 2009 debut. Recent clues indicate that there'll be more mystery and mayhem to come!

Red Blooded

by Deidre Knight

Dillon Fox, sightless after a tour of duty in Iraq, is called to Savannah, Georgia, to help the Shades, a powerful group of paranormal hunters. His friend Mason Angel, a leader of the Shades, needs Dillon's help to take down a vampire clan. Once Dillon embarks on the mission, one woman stirs something inside him that he thought long dead. But as Dillon starts to fall for the sexy and charismatic female vampire, will he have to choose between love and duty?

Red Branch

by Morgan Llywelyn

In Red Branch, Morgan Llywelyn burns away the mist of a hundred legends to discover the fierce and tender life of Cuchulain and the Red Branch warriors. It's among them that the tragedy of Ulster may have first begun--in the fatal beauty of Deirdre, the brutal jealousy of King Conor, and the avenging might of the king's champion, Cuchulain.

The Red Cap (Sound Out Chapter Books - Set A-1)

by Matt Sims

Ted has a job. He is a vet. Ted had to get to his job. He put on his red cap and got in his van. At his job, he put his red cap on top of a box.

Red Carpet Ready: Secrets for Making the Most of Any Moment You’re in the Spotlight

by Melissa Rivers Tim Vandehey

Be ready the next time the spotlight is on you! She's interviewed "glamazons," watched stars shine (Sharon Stone in a Gap T-shirt at the Oscars) and bomb (Jennifer Aniston in dreadlocks, Cher in an Egyptian headdress), and witnessed many a celebrity rise to the top only to come crashing down a mere year later. And she's both reveled in kudos and despaired over criticism of herself. As the daughter of Joan Rivers and with years of face time with the Hollywood elite, Melissa has learned far more than your average person about what it takes to be a star-not just on the red carpet, but in life. For the first time, she shares the lessons she's learned along the way and teaches you how to embrace your big moments, be it a graduation, a first date, a job interview, a prom, or a wedding. Pulling from inspirational and humorous tales from her probing chats with red-carpet royalty and episodes in her own life, she lays out nine essential rules to seize momentous times with graciousness, fun, preparedness, confidence-and, of course, drop-dead gorgeous style that flatters you. (Hint: It's not always the top designer brand that'll scream stardom.) The walk down the red carpet, as Rivers so colorfully relates, can teach us all some basic but essential lessons in fashion and in life. With miles of red carpet under her belt, Melissa Rivers has seen it all, from the biggest oops! moments to those unforgettable times when a star truly did shine. She knows exactly what it takes to be a star-both on the red carpet and in life. Based on her insider knowledge and her personal experience under Hollywood's glare, Melissa shares tips and techniques for embracing your momentous times and being at your best when the focus is on you, including: * The simple trick to being the hit of every party * How to escape from a date that's become a train wreck * The celebrity secret to looking radiant, rain or shine * A success strate gy that beats pure talent every time * The one rule about people even the superstars are afraid to break * How to apologize or run into your ex and keep your cool.

Red Carpets and Other Banana Skins: The Autobiography

by Rupert Everett

Revealing himself to be a consummate storyteller, stage and screen star Everett ("My Best Friend's Wedding") pens a delightfully witty memoir in which he reveals his life experiences as an up-and-coming actor, detailing everything from the eccentricities of the British upper class to the madness of Hollywood.

Red (Circle #2)

by Ted Dekker

"We have stepped off the cliff and are falling into madness."<P> The mind-bending pace of Black accelerates in Red, Book Two of Ted Dekker's groundbreaking Circle trilogy. Less than a month ago, Thomas Hunter was a failed writer selling coffee at the Java Hut in Denver. Now he finds himself in a desperate quest to rescue two worlds from collapse. In one world, he's a battle-scarred general commanding an army of primitive warriors. In the other, he's racing to outwit sadistic terrorists intent on creating global chaos through an unstoppable virus.<P> Two worlds on the brink of destruction. One unthinkable solution.<P> Enter an adrenaline-laced epic where dreams and reality collide. Nothing is as it seems, as Black turns to Red

The Red Corvette

by Robert Sims Reid

When Leo Banks was a young man, he fell hard for a woman named Sarah. Yet when Banks joined the navy during the Vietnam War, Sarah left him to marry his best friend, Gerry Heyman. Heyman became a doctor and settled with Sarah in Mauvaisterre, Illinois, his childhood hometown near St. Louis. He and Sarah had two kids, and life was good, just what both believed that they had always wanted. After the navy, Banks found his way by freight train to Rozette, Montana. Against all apparent odds, he became a police officer, completed a career, and retired. Gerry and Sarah Heyman were long out of his life, until the day they passed through town while on a vacation trip to Glacier Park.Would Banks, Heyman asks, be willing to come to Mauvaisterre and help him investigate a murder that happened nearly fifty years ago? Heyman is convinced that an innocent man, a man with diminished mental capacity, was wrongly convicted. Banks is not interested, but things change not long afterward, when he gets word from Sarah that Gerry is dead. She suspects murder and a connection to his interest in the old crime. This changes everything and Banks is soon entangled with murder, old and new, a rich man who knows no way but his own, and a lover whom he had long believed gone from his life forever.

Red Country

by Joe Abercrombie

They burned her home.They stole her brother and sister.But vengeance is following.Shy South hoped to bury her bloody past and ride away smiling, but she'll have to sharpen up some bad old ways to get her family back, and she's not a woman to flinch from what needs doing. She sets off in pursuit with only a pair of oxen and her cowardly old step father Lamb for company. But it turns out Lamb's buried a bloody past of his own. And out in the lawless Far Country the past never stays buried.Their journey will take them across the barren plains to a frontier town gripped by gold fever, through feud, duel and massacre, high into the unmapped mountains to a reckoning with the Ghosts. Even worse, it will force them into alliance with Nicomo Cosca, infamous soldier of fortune, and his feckless lawyer Temple, two men no one should ever have to trust . . .

The Red Dahlia

by Lynda La Plante

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER! "FOR THOSE WHO LOVE MYSTERIES BUT WISH THAT PATRICIA CORNWELL HAD A DIRTIER MIND,"* the author of Above Suspicion and the acclaimed Prime Suspect series returns with a new mystery. When the body of a young girl is found dumped on the banks of the Thames, even the police are shocked by the brutality of her murder: horrifically mutilated, severed in half, and drained of blood, her corpse is an obvious mirror image of the famous Black Dahlia murder in 1940s Los Angeles. Now Detective Inspector Anna Travis must race against time to catch this copycat killer. She turns to her mentor, the brilliant and volatile Detective Chief Inspector James Langton, but the frictions of their romantic relationship are complicating the case. And then a second girl is found...

The Red Dahlia

by Lynda La Plante

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER! "FOR THOSE WHO LOVE MYSTERIES BUT WISH THAT PATRICIA CORNWELL HAD A DIRTIER MIND,"* the author of Above Suspicion and the acclaimed Prime Suspect series returns with a new mystery. When the body of a young girl is found dumped on the banks of the Thames, even the police are shocked by the brutality of her murder: horrifically mutilated, severed in half, and drained of blood, her corpse is an obvious mirror image of the famous Black Dahlia murder in 1940s Los Angeles. Now Detective Inspector Anna Travis must race against time to catch this copycat killer. She turns to her mentor, the brilliant and volatile Detective Chief Inspector James Langton, but the frictions of their romantic relationship are complicating the case. And then a second girl is found...

Red Demon

by Deidre Knight

In which immortal Spartans fight for humankind while battling their own desires. . . After assuming the power of life and death for the immortal Spartan brotherhood, Aristos Petrakos is brought a message from the other side- a romantic message he doesn't want to hear. Juliana Tiades, the long- dead love of Ari's immortal life, is desperate to reveal the truth about her death. She makes a bargain with a djinn demon, who offers to give her physical form. But as Julianna and Ari are reunited in passion, the debt must be paid-in souls and spirits. . . .

Red Dirt Jessie

by Anna Myers

Jessie, a young girl living in the Oklahoma dust bowl during the Depression, tries to tame a wild dog and help her father recover from a nervous breakdown.

Red Dragon

by Thomas Harris

There's a serial killer on the loose. Will Graham, former forensics specialist and instructor for the FBI comes out of retirement to find him. He has captured some of the worst, including the notorious Hanabal Lecter. That collar put him in the hospital with near-fatal slash wounds. The next one put him in the psychiatric wing for depression. Now, to catch 'The Tooth Fairy', he must seek the aid of Dr. Lecter and by so doing he opens himself and his family to terrible, unknown danger. By the Author of The Silence of The Lambs, this one is a real thriller.

The Red Earth: A Vietnamese Memoir of Life on a Colonial Rubber Plantation

by Tran Tu Binh

The Red Earth is a straightforward account of how one Vietnamese youth became involved in revolutionary politics, was tested amidst the most difficult conditions imaginable, and not only survived, but also gained the obvious respect of his peers. Nevertheless, readers will be aware that a number of Marxist-Leninist didactic points are being made as the story progresses. Three times, for example, Tran Tu Binh asserts that the more people are oppressed the more they will struggle, a theme that Ho Chi Minn stressed constantly, and that was also meant to be applied by Vietnamese readers in 1964 to the growing threat posed by the United States. The feasibility of ethnic Vietnamese (Kinh) and highland minority (Thuong) peoples joining to fight a common foe is highlighted for the same reason. Only passing mention is given to international proletarian solidarity, since that sentiment was much weaker in 1964 than it had been in 1930. Naturally "the Communist party" is given credit at the end for every significant achievement, although the narrative itself suggests no such thing.

Red Earth and Pouring Rain

by Vikram Chandra

An epic tale of nineteenth-century India - of Sanjay, a poet, and Sikander, a warrior; of hoofbeats thundering through the streets of Calcutta; of great wars and love affairs and a city gone mad with poetry. Woven into it are the adventures of a young Indian criss-crossing America in a car with his friends. 'A dazzling first novel . . . Not merely drawing on myth but making it.' Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Sunday Times 'Marvellous and compelling.' Charles Palliser 'A brilliant novel of wondrous conjuring and stunning import.' John Hawkes 'One of the finest Indian novels of the decade.' Shashi Tharoor

Red Earth, White Lies: Native Americans and the Myth of Scientific Fact

by Vine Deloria Jr.

Deloria (history, law, religious studies, political science, U. of Colorado-Boulder), author of the best-selling "Custer Died For Your Sins", examines modern science as it relates to Native American oral history and exposes the myth of scientific fact, defending Indian accounts of natural history and population movement. He demonstrates how scientists manipulate data to fit their theories and documents traditional knowledge of Indian tribes in areas such as evolution, planetary history, the origin of humans, and natural disasters.

Red Eyes at Night

by Michael Morpurgo

Millie's cousin Geraldine is a show-off and a pain. So Millie plots revenge. She tells Geraldine about the ghost with red eyes who lives in the garden shed and comes out at night - but manages to scare herself silly in the process!

Red Fire (Gods of Midnight, Book 1)

by Deidre Knight

Eternity has become a prison for Ajax Petrakos. Centuries after he and his Spartan brothers made their bargain for immortality, Ajax struggles to maintain his warrior's discipline. His only source of strength is his hope that he will soon meet the woman once foretold to him--the other half of his soul, Shay Angel. Ajax searches for his destined mate on the haunted streets of modern-day Savannah, but he isn't the first to find her. Shay, the youngest of a powerful demon-hunting clan, can see the monsters that stalk the steamy Southern night--an ability that draws the deadly attention of Ajax's worst enemy. As Shay and Ajax race to solve a chilling prophecy--one that could spell Ajax's death if they don't succeed--a fated passion arises, threatening to sweep away everything in its path.

Red Floyd

by Michele Mari

An award-winning work of epic alternative history tracing the rise of one of the twentieth century's most beloved bands: Pink Floyd Hailed in Italy as an ingenious, genre-bending fictional account of the rise of Pink Floyd, Michele Mari's Red Floyd follows the illustrious rock band from infancy to world renown through the eyes of an incredible array of witnesses--real and imaginary, dead and alive. Blending the true with the apocryphal, Red Floyd takes readers into the wild and rowdy world of English progressive rock and into the minds of such legendary figures as David Bowie, Stanley Kubrick, and Alan Parsons. Mari's narration opens a mesmerizing window onto Pink Floyd's most intense periods of creativity, its tawdry secrets, and its hidden inspirations, creating a rich tapestry that tells one of the most inventive stories in recent fiction.

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