Child Of The Morning

Child Of The Morning
Publisher Penguin Canada
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 576
ISBN 9780143173632
Rating 4/5 from 7 reviews
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Originally published in l977, this first novel by Pauline Gedge has become an international bestseller and has been translated into 5 foreign languages. A chronicle of passionate intrigue and sensuous exoticism, Child of the Morning resurrects the life of the awesome Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt, whose name was erased from history by her enemies, outraged at having to bow to a woman's command. Authentic in all of its detail and rich in powerful imagery, Child of the Morning "combines ancient artifacts, timeless psychology, and sure pacing" (The Globe and Mail), to portray the majesty of its vanished world. Its artistry transcends the boundaries of historical fiction to create a novel of the first order.

Child Of The Morning
  • Author : Pauline Gedge
  • Publisher : Penguin Canada
  • Release Date : 2009-02-17

Originally published in l977, this first novel by Pauline Gedge has become an international bestseller and has been translated into 5 foreign languages. A chronicle of passionate intrigue and sensuous exoticism, Child of the Morning resurrects the life of the awesome Hatshepsut, the only woman pharaoh of ancient Egypt, whose name

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Child of the Morning
  • Author : Barbara Corcoran
  • Publisher : Atheneum Books
  • Release Date : 1982

Susan joins a summer theater group, but fears she will have one of her odd spells, a result of undiagnosed epilepsy, while on stage.

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The Children of Men
  • Author : P. D. James
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010-10-20

Told with P. D. James's trademark suspense, insightful characterization, and riveting storytelling, The Children of Men is a story of a world with no children and no future. The human race has become infertile, and the last generation to be born is now adult. Civilization itself is crumbling as suicide

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Child of God
  • Author : Cormac McCarthy
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2010-08-11

In this taut, chilling novel, Lester Ballard--a violent, dispossessed man falsely accused of rape--haunts the hill country of East Tennessee when he is released from jail. While telling his story, Cormac McCarthy depicts the most sordid aspects of life with dignity, humor, and characteristic lyrical brilliance.

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Barack Obama
  • Author : Nikki Grimes
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2012-01-24

The #1 New York Times bestselling picture-book biography of President Barack Obama is now in paperback. Ever since Barack Obama was young, Hope has lived inside him. From the beaches of Hawaii to the streets of Chicago, from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Kenya, he has held on

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Sweet Child of Mine
  • Author : Caroline Jayne Church
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2014-08-26

An endearing and enduring story of love from bestselling author and illustrator Caroline Jayne Church! I love you in the crisp white snow that quietly fills the sky, I love you in the stormy air when strong dark clouds pass by. Caroline Jayne Church returns with an emotional story that

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The Hippopotamus Marsh
  • Author : Pauline Gedge
  • Publisher : Canelo
  • Release Date : 2018-10-18

What could drive a man to revolt against an all powerful Pharaoh? Seqenenra Tao, Prince of Waset, will lead the a revolt against the the Hyksos, interlopers who have ruled Egypt for over two hundred years. Descendant of the last true pharaohs, Seqenenra Tao must rally the native princes of

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The Snow Child
  • Author : Eowyn Ivey
  • Publisher : Reagan Arthur Books
  • Release Date : 2012-02-01

In this magical debut -- a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize -- a couple's lives are changed forever by the arrival of a little girl, wild and secretive, on their snowy doorstep. Alaska, 1920: a brutal place to homestead, and especially tough for recent arrivals Jack and Mabel. Childless, they are

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Twelfth Transforming
  • Author : Pauline Gedge
  • Publisher : Chicago Review Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-01

In The Twelfth Transforming, bestselling author Pauline Gedge returns to ancient Egypt to reveal the mysterious reign of Akhenaten, the impetuous pharaoh who threatened to ruin his country. The dramatic story of Akhenaten's disastrous ruling is also the tale of Empress Tiye, a mother struggling to save her land from

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A Child of the Morning
  • Author : Renee De Benoit
  • Publisher : BiblioBazaar, LLC
  • Release Date : 2009-06

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede

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Child of the Dream  A Memoir of 1963
  • Author : Sharon Robinson
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03

An incredible memoir from Sharon Robinson about one of the most important years of the civil rights movement.

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The Child in Time
  • Author : Ian McEwan
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Release Date : 2014-05-13

Stephen Lewis, a successful writer of children's books, is confronted with the unthinkable: his only child, three-year-old Kate, is snatched from him in a supermarket. In one horrifying moment that replays itself over the years that follow, Stephen realizes his daughter is gone. With extraordinary tenderness and insight, Booker Prize-winning

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The Nix
  • Author : Nathan Hill
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2016-08-30

Winner of the Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction A New York Times 2016 Notable Book Entertainment Weekly's #1 Book of the Year A Washington Post 2016 Notable Book A Slate Top Ten Book NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “The Nix is a mother-son psychodrama with ghosts and politics, but it’s also a

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Child of Dandelions
  • Author : Shenaaz Nanji
  • Publisher : Second Story Press
  • Release Date : 2008-01-01

It is 1972, and fifteen-year-old Sabine enjoys a comfortable life as the daughter of Indian parents living in Uganda. But her world is turned upside down when the country's military President, General Idi Amin, declares Indians must be "weeded out" of the country in ninety days. At first, Sabine does not

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The Child
  • Author : Fiona Barton
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-06-27

The author of the stunning New York Times bestseller The Widow returns with a brand-new novel of twisting psychological suspense As an old house is demolished in a gentrifying section of London, a workman discovers a tiny skeleton, buried for years. For journalist Kate Waters, it’s a story that

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