Books tagged: pulitzer prize

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Anna Hastings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 88,490. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The riveting tale of one woman’s journey and her rise to power, Anna Hastings gives readers an inside glimpse into the workings of journalism in Washington. Drury takes his own experience in the field to reflect on the state of journalism in the 1970s. In contrast to his other series’, notably Advise and Consent, he humanizes the very field he often calls into question.
James Agee: Style
Series: Continuing Education, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
James Agee's autobiographical novel, A Death in the Family (1957), won the author a posthumous 1958 Pulitzer Prize. This particular literary analysis and criticism, which is part of our Continuing Education Series, hopes to provide readers with thoughtful consideration of Agee's literary style and powerful use of language.
Preserve and Protect
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 170,930. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
The United States is thrown into chaos as the President is killed in a plane crash shortly after securing his party’s nomination in a hotly contested race for re-election. As suspicions are cast upon the circumstances of the place crash, the incumbent party quickly convenes to nominate a candidate in a storm of domestic and international chaos.
Capable of Honor
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 225,990. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history, Fiction » Historical » USA
Capable of Honor, the third novel in the grand, bestselling Advise and Consent saga, is a compelling blockbuster that shines a harsh and revealing spotlight on how the media shapes the news, guides public opinion, creates policy—and tries to shape history itself.
The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder: A Study Guide
Series: Study Guides, Book 14. Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / language arts
Tragedy and the randomness of death combine to make Thornton Wilder's Pullitzer prize winning novel one of the truly great texts. The study guide gives a background introduction and overview, including character synopsis. In-depth questions on each chapter along with a helpful commentary will guide the reader to a deeper understanding of the plot, background, themes, and characters of the novel.
A Shade of Difference
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 306,300. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Historical » USA
The sequel to the Pulitzer Prize winning bestseller Advise and Consent. From Allen Drury, the 20th Century grand master of political fiction, a novel of the United Nations and the racial friction that could spark a worldwide powderkeg. International tensions rise as ambassadors and politicians scheme, using the independence of a small African nation as the focal point for hidden agendas.
Mark Coffin, U.S.S.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 121,620. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Classics
From Allen Drury, the master of spellbinding political fiction, author of Advise and Consent. Mark Coffin, U.S.S. is a magnificent novel of Washington politics—an insider’s view of power at the top, shown through the eyes of vivid, fascinating, and humanly likable characters. The epic story of a Senator’s rise and fall. Neither Mark nor his wife were prepared for what Washington had in store.
Advise and Consent
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 302,480. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political, Fiction » Classics
The #1 New York Times bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winner Allen Drury’s Advise and Consent is one of the high points of 20th Century literature, a seminal work of political fiction—as relevant today as when it was first published. A sweeping tale of corruption and ambition cut across the landscape of Washington, DC.
The Life and Times of Edith Wharton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,190. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Edith Wharton is one of the most influencial American female writers; her works have inspired thousands of writers, but who inspired her? Find out in this short work about her life and times.
Study Guide: The Yearling (A BookCaps Study Guide)
Series: Study Guides, Book 56. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
The perfect companion to Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’s "The Yearling," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.