A Bride for One Night

Talmud Tales

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Author: Ruth Calderon

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 0827611633

Category: Social Science

Page: 200

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Ruth Calderon has recently electrified the Jewish world with her teachings of talmudic texts. In this volume, her first to appear in English, she offers a fascinating window into some of the liveliest and most colorful stories in the Talmud. Calderon rewrites talmudic tales as richly imagined fictions, drawing us into the lives of such characters as the woman who risks her life for a sister suspected of adultery; a humble schoolteacher who rescues his village from drought; and a wife who dresses as a prostitute to seduce her pious husband in their garden. Breathing new life into an ancient text, A Bride for One Night offers a surprising and provocative read, both for anyone already intimate with the Talmud and for anyone interested in one of the most influential works of Jewish literature.

His Bride for One Night

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Author: Miranda Lee,Lee Wilkinson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780733592959

Category: Love stories

Page: 369

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A Bride for the Bachelor Cowboy

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Author: Leslee Green

Publisher: Leslee Green

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 143

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They’re snowed in together, but what he’s hiding could tear them apart. When a sudden Montana blizzard leaves Julianne stranded and helpless in her office building, she assumes she is about to spend the cold night alone. But after a rugged cowboy, Hank, risks riding through the storm to save his horse and finds shelter at her work, the two have no choice but to tough it out together. The clash of their strong personalities is put on hold when they are forced by a shocking new danger to abandon the office and seek refuge in a century-old structure. A rancher and perpetual loner, Hank has been hardened against the harshest of conditions, and it is only the storm growing between them that he fears. As he struggles against his overwhelming attraction for Julianne, she begins to suspect that he’s hiding something, but she never would have guessed what truth he’s keeping from her, and their budding relationship is threatened when she finally uncovers the inconceivable secret he’s been keeping from her.

A Bride for Noah

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Author: Lori Copeland,Virginia Smith

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 0736953485

Category: Fiction

Page: 304

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Lori Copeland and Virginia Smith, beloved authors of the Amish of Apple Grove series, team up again in an exciting new series for devoted fans and new readers. It’s 1851, and Evie Lawrence is penniless and heartbroken after a failed romance. When a kind elderly man announces his plan to move west and make his fortune, Evie jumps at the chance to go with him and start a new life. She says goodbye to the only home she’s ever known and sets out for the Northwest. There she meets Noah Hughes, a handsome young man who has gambled everything he owns on the chance to make a fresh start. Living the rugged life of a lumberjack, he too is determined to one day make his fortune. The last thing he’s looking for is a bride so why can’t he get Evie out of his mind? In this first book of the Seattle Brides series, two people learn what it means to move beyond their expectations and embrace the very best God has for them.

Comics & Media

A Special Issue of "Critical Inquiry"

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Author: Hillary L. Chute,Patrick Jagoda

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 022623908X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 272

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The past decade has seen the medium of comics reach unprecedented heights of critical acclaim and commercial success. Comics & Media reflects that, bringing together an amazing array of contributors--creators and critics alike--to discuss the state, future, and potential of the medium. Loaded with full-color reproductions of work by such legends as R. Crumb, Art Spiegelman, Alison Bechdel, Chris Ware, Daniel Clowes, and Lynda Barry, the book addresses the place of comics in both a contemporary and historical context. Essays by such high-profile figures as Tom Gunning, N. Katherine Hayles, Patrick Jagoda, and W. J. T. Mitchell address a stunning range of topics, including the place of comics in the history of aesthetics, changes to popular art forms, digital humanities, and ongoing tensions between new and old media. The result is a substantial step forward for our understanding of what comics are and can be, and the growing place they hold in our culture.

Bride for a Night

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Author: Patti Berg

Publisher: Avon

ISBN: 9780380807369

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Years after being abandoned, Cario Knight sets out to find the man who married her, impregnated her, and walked out on her, all in the space of twenty-four hours. Original.

One Night Stand Bride

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Author: Kat Cantrell

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1488011923

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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The Paparazzi Proposal Their one-night stand made the headlines. Now playboy Hendrix Harris decides marrying the lady in question will stop the rumors from derailing his family's political ambitions. Rosalind Carpenter, with her pedigreed background, will make the perfect bride…and she drives him wild. But Roz will only say "I do" if they stay chaste until after the vows. The temptation may be more than he can stand…especially when he starts to fall for his wife. One Night Stand Bride is part of the In Name Only trilogy.

A BRIDE FOR THE HOLIDAYS

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Author: Renee Roszel

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 1460366085

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Trisha August is determined to be independent and will do anything—well, almost anything—for enough money to set up her own business. She can’t believe her luck when hotshot Lassiter Dragan promises to give her a loan…. But there’s a catch—she has to become his temporary "wife" for the Christmas holidays! Lassiter has sworn that he’ll never make himself vulnerable through love. So a convenient, temporary wife seems the perfect solution to enhance his business image. Only, living as man and wife is harder than either of them expects. Lassiter is appalled to discover he’s falling in love with his wife!

A Bride for the Island Prince

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Author: Rebecca Winters

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0373177879

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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Prince Alexius of Hellenica will do anything to help his four-year-old daughter learn to speak—which is why the intensely reserved and private royal finds himself opening up to bubbly children's speech therapist Dottie Richards. Dottie is a breath of fresh air in the palace, and motherless Zoe blossoms in her care—as does the reluctant attraction Alex feels toward his new employee! Behind her cheerful smiles Dottie guards her own heart fiercely, but it's never been in so much danger as from this cool prince with his dark, molten eyes.…