Author: Jerome Lawrence Genre: Drama Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc ISBN: 082220570X Book Pages: 89 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
THE STORY: The critics talk about the play: Magnificently written...one of the most exciting dramas of the last decade. --NY News. A tidal wave of a drama...More than any other play in memory based on history and aiming at a contemporary parallel, IN
Author: Gunnar Staalesen Genre: Fiction Publisher: Orenda Books ISBN: 9781495627682 Book Pages: 300 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
1998. Varg Veum sits by the hospital bedside of his long-term girlfriend Karin, whose life-threatening injuries provide a deeply painful reminder of the mistakes he's made. Investigating the seemingly innocent disappearance of a wind-farm inspector, Varg Veum is thrust into one of the most challenging cases of his career, riddled with conflicts, environmental terrorism, religious fanaticism, unsolved mysteries and dubious business ethics. Then, in one of the most heart-stopping scenes in crime fiction, the first body appears… A chilling, timeless story of love, revenge and desire, We Shall Inherit the Wind deftly weaves contemporary issues with a stunning plot that will leave you gripped to the final page. This is Staalesen at his most thrilling, thought-provoking best. 'The Varg Veum series is more concerned with character and motivation than spectacle, and it's in the quieter scenes that the real drama lies.' Herald Scotland 'Staalesen is one of my very favourite Scandinavian authors and this is a series with very sharp teeth' Ian Rankin ‘A Norwegian Chandler' Jo Nesbo ‘Gunnar Staalesen was writing suspenseful and socially conscious Nordic Noir long before any of today's Swedish crime writers had managed to put together a single book page … one of Norway's most skillful storytellers' Johan Theorin ‘Razor-edged Scandinavian crime fiction at its finest' Quentin Bates ‘Not many books hook you in the first chapter – this one did, and never let go!' Mari Hannah
Author: Edward J. Larson Genre: Law Publisher: Basic Books ISBN: 9780786721931 Book Pages: 352 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
The Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Scopes Trial and the battle over evolution and creation in America's schools. In the summer of 1925, the sleepy hamlet of Dayton, Tennessee, became the setting for one of the twentieth century's most contentious courtroom dramas, pitting William Jennings Bryan and the anti-Darwinists against a teacher named John Scopes, represented by Clarence Darrow and the ACLU, in a famous debate over science, religion, and their place in public education. That trial marked the start of a battle that continues to this day in cities and states throughout the country. Edward Larson's classic Summer for the Gods -- winner of the Pulitzer Prize in History -- is the single most authoritative account of this pivotal event. An afterword assesses the state of the battle between creationism and evolution, and points the way to how it might potentially be resolved.
A Study Guide for Jerome Lawrence/Robert E. Lee's "Inherit the Wind," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Drama For Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Drama For Students for all of your research needs.
"Discusses the Scopes "monkey" trial that put evolution on trial in 1925, including the key figures in the court case, the final judgment, and the debate over teaching evolution in U.S. schools"--Provided by publisher.
Author: Ronald L. Numbers Genre: Religion Publisher: Harvard University Press ISBN: 0674193121 Book Pages: 216 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Focusing on crucial aspects of the history of Darwinism in America, Numbers gets to the heart of American resistance to Darwin's ideas. He provides a much-needed historical perspective on today's quarrels about creationism and evolution--and illuminates the specifically American nature of this struggle.
Author: Lori Wick Genre: Fiction Publisher: Harvest House Publishers ISBN: 9780736931908 Book Pages: 352 Format: PDF, ePub & Mobi
Lori Wick’s bestselling series The Kensington Chronicles (more than 375,000 copies sold) has a fresh, new look sure to please her longtime fans and draw a new generation of readers. Set in the 1800s, this series captures the adventure, wealth, and romance of the British empire. Tanner Richardson, the volatile duke of Cambridge, sees his wife with another man. Misinterpreting the situation, he erupts in rage and throws her and their unborn baby out. Tanner’s anger smolders—until the night he is shot....