Kill Em and Leave

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  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 256 pages
  • ISBN : 0679645624
  • Rating : 4/5 from 75 reviews
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Kill Em and Leave

Kill  Em and Leave
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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“You won’t leave this hypnotic book without feeling that James Brown is still out there, howling.”—The Boston Globe From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, Deacon King Kong, and Five-Carat Soul Kill ’Em and Leave is more than a book about James Brown. Brown embodied the contradictions of American life: He was an unsettling symbol of the tensions between North and South, black and white,

Kill Em and Leave

Kill  Em and Leave
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
  • Release : 05 April 2016
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The music of James Brown was almost a genre in its own right, and he was one of the biggest and most influential cultural figures of the twentieth century. But the singer known as the 'Hardest Working Man in Show Business' was also an immensely troubled, misunderstood and complicated man. Award-winning writer James McBride, himself a professional musician, has undertaken a journey of discovery in search of the 'real' James Brown, delving into the heartbreaking saga of Brown's childhood and

Five Carat Soul

Five Carat Soul
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 26 September 2017
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One of The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2017 “A pinball machine zinging with sharp dialogue, breathtaking plot twists and naughty humor... McBride at his brave and joyous best.” —New York Times Book Review From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, Deacon King Kong, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography. The stories in Five-Carat Soul—none of them ever published before—spring from the

Song Yet Sung

Song Yet Sung
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 05 February 2008
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From the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Lord Bird, winner of the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction, Deacon King Kong, Five-Carat Soul, and Kill 'Em and Leave, a James Brown biography. In the days before the Civil War, a runaway slave named Liz Spocott breaks free from her captors and escapes into the labyrinthine swamps of Maryland’s eastern shore, setting loose a drama of violence and hope among slave catchers, plantation owners, watermen, runaway slaves, and

The Color of Water

The Color of Water
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 February 2006
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Deacon King Kong and The Good Lord Bird, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction: The modern classic that Oprah.com calls one of the best memoirs of a generation and that launched James McBride’s literary career. More than two years on The New York Times bestseller list. Who is Ruth McBride Jordan? A self-declared "light-skinned" woman evasive about her ethnicity, yet steadfast in her love for her twelve black

Deacon King Kong

Deacon King Kong
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 02 February 2021
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One of Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of the Year" Oprah's Book Club Pick Named one of the Top Ten Books of the Year by the New York Times, Entertainment Weekly and TIME Magazine A Washington Post Notable Novel From the author of the National Book Award-winning The Good Lord Bird and the bestselling modern classic The Color of Water, comes one of the most celebrated novels of the year. In September 1969, a fumbling, cranky old church deacon known as Sportcoat

Kill Em With Kindness

Kill  Em With Kindness
  • Author : CS DeWildt
  • Publisher : All Due Respect, an imprint of Down & Out Books
  • Release : 22 May 2018
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Nick Gillis grows marijuana and minds his own business, a policy that pays off in the small Midwest town he calls home. But when he breaks his own rule by helping out a girl at a bar, it’s enough to put him on the radar of the most dangerous man he knows. It’s truly a case of no good deed going unpunished as Nick’s debt leads him down a dark path littered with psychologically damaged convicts, a

The Good Lord Bird TV Tie In

The Good Lord Bird  TV Tie In
  • Author : James MCBRIDE
  • Publisher : Riverhead Books
  • Release : 01 September 2020
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Henry Shackleford is a young slave living in the Kansas Territory in 1856--a battleground between anti- and pro-slavery forces--when legendary abolitionist John Brown arrives. When an argument between Brown and Henry's master turns violent, Henry is forced to leave town--along with Brown, who believes Henry to be a girl and his good luck charm. Over the ensuing months, Henry, whom Brown nicknames Little Onion, conceals his true identity to stay alive. Eventually Brown sweeps him into the historic raid on

The Color of Water

The Color of Water
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Tarcher
  • Release : 24 July 1997
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An African American man describes life as the son of a white mother and Black father, reflecting on his mother's contributions to his life and his confusion over his own identity

The Reckoning

The Reckoning
  • Author : Mike Torreano
  • Publisher : The Wild Rose Press Inc
  • Release : 16 September 2016
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?Ike McAlister returns home to Kansas after the Civil War, his soul bruised and empty. Worse, his parents have been killed by Quantrill’s raiders who are still on the loose. No stranger to death and destruction, he vows to run the killers down. A clue leads him to the high plains of Colorado, but when his sister, Sue, disappears from there, his world quickly spins out of control. In the midst of this turmoil, a feisty landlady sparks an

Miracle at St Anna

Miracle at St  Anna
  • Author : James McBride
  • Publisher : Riverhead Books (Hardcover)
  • Release : 24 July 2021
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In a historical novel based on events at a small village in Tuscany during World War II, four African American soldiers from the 92nd Division, a band of partisans, and a young Italian boy come together to experience a miracle.

Kill Em All

Kill    Em All
  • Author : John Niven
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 04 October 2018
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_____________________ The long-awaited sequel to KILL YOUR FRIENDS A Guardian Book of the Year 2018 It is 2017 – the time of Trump, Brexit and fake news. And time for the return of Steven Stelfox, former A&R man who made his millions from a hit reality TV show. Now Stelfox works occasionally as a music industry ‘consultant’. A fixer. He’s had a call from his old friend James Trellick, president of one of the largest record companies in America. Trellick has a

Get em All Kill em

Get  em All  Kill  em
  • Author : Bruce Wilshire
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release : 02 October 2006
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To think about genocide and terrorism is to accept an invitation from hell. In fact, hell may be too benign a term since it makes a kind of sense out of genocide and terrorism and ultimately begs the question: What is genocide? What sense does it make to kill or disable all members of an other group just because they are that other group: men, women, children? What sense can we make of genocide? The very meaning of "sense" threatens

If They Move Kill Em

If They Move       Kill  Em
  • Author : David Weddle
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Release : 29 March 2016
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“What Citizen Kane was to movie lovers in 1941, The Wild Bunch was to cineastes in 1969,” critic Michael Sragow wrote in the New Yorker. “Its adrenaline rush of revelations seemed to explode the parameters of the screen.” If They Move . . . Kill ‘Em! is the first major biography of David Samuel Peckinpah. Written by the film critic and historian David Weddle, this fascinating account does critical justice to an important body of cinema as it spins the tale of Peckinpah’s dramatic,

Kill Em with Cayenne

Kill  Em with Cayenne
  • Author : Gail Oust
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release : 16 December 2014
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Kill 'Em with Cayenne, a brand new finger-lickin' good mystery from Gail Oust, featuring small-town Georgia spice shop owner Piper Prescott, a smart and spunky amateur sleuth. Spices are flying off the shelves of Spice It Up!, and Piper Prescott couldn't be happier. It's that time of year again—time for the annual Brandywine Creek Barbecue Festival. Soon contestants and BBQ aficionados from all over the Southeast will converge on the town. Many of Brandywine Creek's citizens plan to participate