The Merchant of Venice: Choice, Hazard and Consequence by Joan Ozark Holmer

By Joan Ozark Holmer

The service provider of Venice, Shakespeare's most often played and at present so much debatable comedy, keeps to confront in its level and significant heritage the continuing debate over its creative harmony. Six chapters discover the measure of dramatic integrity Shakespeare achieves via unifying the play's many difficult offerings via a tightly-knit interaction of contrarieties and correspondences in constitution, language, characters and concepts. attractive the play's broad physique of feedback, this booklet contextualizes the main provocative questions raised by way of the play and gives massive new proof approximately Shakespeare's attainable assets and his cutting edge use of them, specifically usury and merchantry, Jew and Christian, biblical and classical allusion, level legislations and verbal-visual symbols.

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Losing Your Shirt: Recovery for Compulsive Gamblers and by Mary Heineman

By Mary Heineman

Among 3 and 6 million americans are compulsive gamblers, wasting Your blouse takes a compassionate, nonthreatening method of the issues households stumble upon with compulsive playing. In thes easy-to-read and beneficial source for any playing habit software, readers will locate tales from compulsive gamblers and their households that show how the habit impacts relationships, equipment of restoration for the addict, and coping abilities for family members contributors.

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The jailing of Cecelia Capture by Janet Campbell Hale

By Janet Campbell Hale

Cecelia trap Welles, an Indian legislations pupil and mom of 2, is jailed on her 30th birthday for inebriated riding. hung on an previous welfare fraud cost, she displays again on her lifestyles at the reservation in Idaho, her days as an unwed mom in San Francisco, her marriage to a white liberal, and her selection to come to varsity. This combined inheritance of ambition and melancholy brings her to the edge of suicide. “The Jailing of Cecelia trap is a fantastically written e-book. Janet Campbell Hale’s presents are actual and deeply felt.”—Toni Morrison

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The Brush Off : A Murray Whelan Mystery by Shane Maloney

By Shane Maloney

Murray Whelan, political adviser to the newly appointed minister of tradition, is placing directly to his task through his toenails after the newest ministerial shakeup. His studying curve is compelled quick upward while, on his first day, the disgruntled younger artist Marcus Taylor is located useless, drowned within the decorative moat outdoor the nationwide paintings Gallery. A born detective regardless of himself, Murray digs, and the deeper he is going, the extra complicated the secret turns into. who's this different painter, Victor Szabo, unknown in his lifetime and now the darling of the paintings global, his work fetching loopy costs? And what approximately paintings maven Lloyd Eastlake, who sounds like the chess grasp relocating his art-world pieces...but towards what sinister finish?

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sex.lies.murder.fame.: A Novel by Lolita Files

By Lolita Files

Proficient with rock famous person seems to be and a genius IQ, Penn Hamilton has been inspiring awe in view that he was once a toddler. Now he is able to tackle the realm and declare his rightful position in the course of big name. As a author. Rapper. version. God. regrettably, the world's now not really prepared for him. but if Penn meets Beryl Unger, high-powered editrix to literati and glitterati alike, sparks fly. Sparks fly even larger while he meets one in all Beryl's authors, star romance writer Sharlyn Tate. girls, one guy. a guy without limitations, who will cease wanting nothing—even brutal, vicious murder—to have the good fortune and adulation he so desperately wishes.

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Nurses: Nikki, Barbara and Nick by Bette Paul

By Bette Paul

3 very various reports of nursing education. Barbara has regularly enjoyed making a song, yet her accompanist wishes extra dedication from her, and to move for the large time. Nursing and making a song do not combine, this means that Barbara has an important determination to make. Nikki feels she has not anything in universal along with her neighborhood nursing sufferers, till she realises that a few difficulties are an identical anywhere you're. Now she wishes the braveness to stand her personal problems... Nick isn't really anticipating nursing loads of little children, yet as soon as he starts off, quickly reveals he's having a great time. He quickly starts off pondering his personal adolescence, and and issues he hasn't thought of when you consider that he was once a boy. probably this time period can be extra vital than he expected...

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