Jul 02, Melana rated it it was amazing. I really liked this book. It keeps you anticipating the next page. And it has some different turns that I never saw coming. Which is s bonus to me as I can lose interest when the whole story is pretty much known by the 5th chapter. May 19, JT rated it really liked it.
I liked that the characters were nuanced. The ending wasn't too pat. I'm surprised there's a trilogy here, since the ending felt nicely final. Not sure I'll pick up the next ones, even tho I found no fault in the writing.
I'm currently burnt on out series - blame GRRM. Feb 18, Paul rated it liked it. Nothing special. May 18, kris rated it liked it. I think I was most intrigued by the epilogue--how the world reacted and how it rebuilt itself. Which, all in all, I think is kind of a bad reflection on the book? William Howe rated it really liked it Apr 23, Matt Maihi rated it liked it Jan 27, Gray Mouser rated it it was ok May 21, Molly rated it it was ok Jan 03, Cait Sif rated it it was amazing Jun 03, Xerexes rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Mirrhya rated it it was amazing Nov 11, Jeff rated it it was amazing Sep 24, Michelle rated it really liked it Jan 09, Bex rated it did not like it Apr 05, Christine Flanigan rated it liked it Dec 11, Brad K rated it liked it Feb 17, Ambra rated it it was amazing Apr 08, Zannachan rated it liked it Jan 09, Matt S rated it really liked it Nov 12, Readers also enjoyed.
Science Fiction Fantasy. Science Fiction. Speculative Fiction. About Rebecca Bradley. Rebecca Bradley. Rebecca Bradley was born in Vancouver, Canada in She received a Ph. She teaches archaeology part-time at Mount Royal College.
Other books in the series. Gil Trilogy 3 books. Books by Rebecca Bradley. Trivia About Lady in Gil Gil No trivia or quizzes yet. Welcome back. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Goodreads Librari Assault forces from the U. VI Corps file ashore near St. Major General Lucian K. Truscott, Jr. Lieutenant General Alexander M. Patch, Jr. Military Academy. Lieutenant General John C. Lee, the chief American logistician as commander of the Communications Zone. More than twenty thousand parachutists and glider troops descended behind German lines on September 17, , in the biggest, boldest airborne operation of the war.
By late September , the once-handsome Dutch town of Nijmegen had been reduced to ruins, although the road bridge leading toward Arnhem, ten miles north, still spanned the Waal river.
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GIs from the 1st Infantry Division battle through central Aachen on October 17, , a day before German defenders finally capitulated. Captain Joseph T. Dawson helped stave off German counterattacks at Aachen. Riflemen from the th Infantry of the 28th Division creep through the Huertgen Forest near Vossenack in early November. Eisenhower quizzes Major General Norman D. After more than three weeks the attack sputtered and stalled, reaching the west bank of the Roer river but not the Rhine, as U. The high command contemplates a winter campaign in northern Europe.
Churchill; Tedder. German launch crews would fire more than 1, V-2s at Antwerp during a six-month period, in addition to some 4, V-1 flying bombs.
At a Belgian crossroads in the early hours of the battle of the Bulge, German soldiers strip boots and other equipment from three dead GIs. After U. German soldiers smoke captured American cigarettes in front of a U.
He is seen here in a Nuremberg jail cell, awaiting trial for war crimes in late Lieutenant Colonel Joachim Peiper led a vanguard of six thousand SS troops across Belgium in a vain effort to seize crossings on the Meuse river. Convicted of mass murder, he would be condemned to death but his sentence was commuted. Major General Matthew B. Gavin, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division.
McAuliffe, a short, genial artilleryman. GIs from the th Infantry Regiment in a mess line north of Bastogne on January 13, , shortly before the convergence of the U. First and Third Armies in the Ardennes. A young SS soldier captured by the U. A German saboteur, captured while wearing a U. Army uniform during the battle of the Bulge, is lashed to a stake moments before his execution by a firing squad in Belgium. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill aboard the U.
While the poor are restricted by the lottery of birth to slum dwellings in the aftershocks of decolonization, the wealthy travel without constraint, exploiting pools of cheap labor and lax environmental regulations. With the growth of borders and resource enclosures, the deaths of migrants in search of a better life are intimately connected to climate change, environmental degradation, and the growth of global wealth inequality.
Currently, she is working on a memoir about her grandfather, a medicine man from Colombia who it was said could move clouds. Reece Jones: I have been to City Lights once, probably 20 years ago. I am thrilled to have the opportunity to talk about borders and free movement in such a great location.
The book details the horrors of the genocide in Rwanda in the spring of For me, the spring of was a time of carefree happiness and excitement about the future. So what struck me when I read the book a few years later was that something so horrible could be happening and I could be blissfully unaware of it. It planted the seed in my mind to try to search out other instances of under-reported violence or inequality and shed light on them. It is a powerful book that has resonances for me with the current struggle for freedom of movement that produces similar clandestine migrations to avoid oppression and violence.
RJ: I teach a graduate seminar on borders and politics every other year. Three books have appeared on almost every syllabus:. James C. RJ: Some people listen to classical music while they write, but that never worked for me. Instead, I prefer political punk. Would it be impossible to tear it down? RJ: Revolution Books, my local independent bookstore in Honolulu, recently closed so I would reopen a similar store near the university campus. More about Reece here. Lloyd answered our 5 questions. About Small Homes : Are tiny homes too small for you?
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He answered our 5 question s! More about Dean, and his answers, below. He has written or co-edited three scholarly books and was the editor of the anthology 99 Poems for the 99 Percent: An Anthology of Poetry , which hit 1 on the Small Press Distribution Bestseller list. My first time was with Matthew Dickman and Robin Ekiss, and it was one of my all-time favorite events, in part because I had a big bushy beard. So, to be having my book release party there is an honor though I will not be bearded.
CL: Which 3 books would you never part with? DR: It does! You can listen to it here. DR: Oh man! That question! I would get all of my poet friends to inscribe their books with funny creative notes. Those, and wine, would be our bestsellers. Get the book direct from Copper Canyon , from City Lights , or at your local independent bookseller. More about Dean at his official site. This event is part of the Subterranean SF Reading Series and is being held at several undisclosed locations. Admission is free, but the locations are only revealed through mysterious black envelope.
Ask for the envelope at the front counter of City Lights Bookstore. Attendance is limited and by invitation only. We asked Bradley our five questions —more about him, and his answers, below. Before Itchy can completely self-destruct, a crooked private investigator offers him fifty grand to find a missing girl named Ashley. Left with no avenue but survival, Crane goes on the offensive, fighting to clear his name, solve the murders, and find the beguiling portrait artist Ashley, who may have a few surprises of her own.