Butterfly In The Night

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Butterfly in the Night

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Author by : Manjula Variyam
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 321
Isbn : 9781549947346
Identifier : 1549947346
Release : 2017-10-11
Publisher by : no defined
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Description : Read Now Butterfly In The Night by Manjula Variyam and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. set against a backdrop of the maurya empire (around 320 bc in the indian subcontinent), filled with romance, betrayals and counter-betrayals, the story weaves through suspenseful action-packed drama, while exploring the timeless essence of love. daya is a girl born with a boy's disposition in the orthodox society of the mauryan era; a society divided strictly by gender roles into mutually exclusive worlds of men and women. cruelly abused by her father who cannot bear the shame of having such a daughter and unhappily rejected by her lover who cannot handle society's hypocrisy, will she finally find acceptance with uday, the goal-oriented general of the imperial mauryan army? desperate to gain the emperor's favor, uday asks daya to help him defeat her own demoniac father. she agrees reluctantly, but what about the demon she sees inside herself - the demon that broke her lover and could one day break uday? for uday is already taken: by beautiful, vivacious myra, the quintessential 'pretty woman' of mauryan nobility. by requesting daya's help, uday unwittingly sparks a battle in myra. myra discovers that she has no familiar recourse against daya, who is not a participant in her female world. torn between conflicting social values and personal interests, myra recklessly takes her battle into the men's world: but can she win? daya, on the other hand, has to tread carefully in the only world she knows -- the men's world, --lest she fells the one man who is brave enough to buck society's rules and love her for who she really is.

The Night Butterfly

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Author by : Simon Coe
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 264
Isbn : 9781401090555
Identifier : 1401090559
Release : 2000-05-01
Publisher by : no defined
Category : Fiction
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Description : Read Now The Night Butterfly by Simon Coe and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. in 1970, captain jon petit, u.s.army military police, is called to his father's death bed in bangkok, thailand. his father is a master diamond cutter, and jon finds his father's business in near-bankruptcy because a shipment of raw diamonds has been stolen - his father and his business partner, wong som, a jade expert, are responsible for the loss and must repay the syndicate of chinese bankers who backed the purchase. in order to clear his father's name, jon meets with the bankers and strikes a deal; through illicit connections, the bankers have acquired three large parcels of pigeon blood rubies, but, the burmese government levels heavy taxes on rubies and makes export extremely difficult. jon is told that if he smuggles the rubies out of burma, his father's debt will be forgiven. northern burma is controlled by a vicious warlord, colonel mot. in addition, the thai government monitors the border closely because of opium traffic. these two factors make border crossings near-death experiences. fortunate for jon, his father's partner, wong som, has deep roots in asia and one of his cousins is a jadeite smuggler who crosses the border at will - because he has a secret route that defies detection. wong som arranges for jon to learn the secret route, he crosses the border three times under the very nose of the authorities, procures the rubies and delivers them to the bankers. the debt is forgiven and colonel mot, the burmese warlord, places a death warrant on jon's head when he learns of the event. it is 1981, jon petit is happy as a lark with his life in bangkok, he is now a partner in wong som's jade business. he awakes one night with the blade of a sword at his throat. a woman's voice in the dark reminds him of the three border crossings he made ten years ago - she also tells him she knows he had a secret route. in the beam of a flashlight, she shows him a piece of priceless `blood of bhudda' red jadeite and discloses that a fortune in the material is hidden in burma - she needs him to smuggle it across the border. jon refuses - knowing there is still a heavy price on his head because the burmese warlord, colonel mot, has a long memory. the woman is noy fai, a night butterfly in the employ of general daeng li, the powerful warlord who controls the border traffic of jade and opium in northern thailand. the cache of `blood of bhudda' jadeite has been hidden in burma by followers of the general. it is not only extremely rare, but of such a cultural value that the general must have it, he does not accept jon's refusal. jimmy wong, son of wong som, is kidnapped and both jon and wong som are sent invitations to the general's home in northern thailand - an offer they cannot refuse. once there, jon is given an ultimatum; go into burma with noy fai, via his `secret' route, and guide a group of porters who carry the `blood of bhudda' jadeite back across the border. his option is clear; do this or your friends and you will die. jon crosses the border with noy fai, they meet the porters and return. but jon petit isn't a fool; he's an ornery and independent man,..a man who is not afraid to take a chance. in a rapid series of events, general li learns that life is full of surprises - and even `sure things' don't always go your way.

Night Butterfly

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Author by : Tan Guan Heng
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 233
Isbn : 9814645990
Identifier : 9789814645997
Release :
Publisher by : Faris Digital Solutions
Category : Young Adult Fiction
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Night of the Golden Butterfly (Vol. 5) (The Islam Quintet)

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Author by : Tariq Ali
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 275
Isbn : 1844676110
Identifier : 9781844676118
Release : 2010-04-01
Publisher by : Verso Books
Category : Fiction
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Jaguar in the Body, Butterfly in the Heart The Real-life Initiation of an Everyday Shaman

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Author by : Ya'Acov Khan
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 292
Isbn : 1781808694
Identifier : 9781781808696
Release : 2017-06-06
Publisher by : Hay House, Inc
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Description : Read Now Jaguar In The Body Butterfly In The Heart by Ya'Acov Khan and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. ‘shaman’, meaning ‘intermediary between spirit and the natural world’, has become a much overused word in the west. it’s not a job title one can give oneself, and in indigenous societies, a shaman is usually born to this role. ya’acov darling khan is one of the few westerners who have been acknowledged as shamans by indigenous elders or teachers.after being hit by lightning, ya’acov took a 30-year journey into the heart of shamanism to seek his own healing, and to learn how he could serve others with the wisdom he acquired through his experiences. he has studied with indigenous teachers from the arctic circle to the usa and south america, and has taken part in ceremonies in such diverse locations as welsh caves to the depths of the amazon rainforest. nowadays, ya’acov continues to study and regularly journeys to the ecuadorean amazon to work alongside the achuar and sápara people.for thousands of years, shamans helped the people in their communities remain in balance with themselves, each other, the natural world and the spirit world. this beautifully written book is not only a powerfully honest, humorous and inspiring memoir, but a guidebook for those from many cultures and walks of life wishing to return to their indigenous roots, and be part of midwifing a more benign human presence here on earth as part of a new dream.

Butterfly in the Wind

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Author by : Rei Kimura
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 124
Isbn : 6162220125
Identifier : 9786162220128
Release : 2017-03-09
Publisher by : Booksmango
Category : Fiction
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Description : Read Now Butterfly In The Wind by Rei Kimura and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. this is the true story of the tragic life of okichi saito who became the pawn to placate townsend harris, the first american consul to japan in the turbulent mid 1800's. this poignant story takes place during a period in history when the "black ships" arrived in japan and changed many lives, especially those of okichi and her fianc and lover, tsurumatsu. like a butterfly, okichi was beautiful but fragile, easily tossed about and bruised by the stronger forces of political wheeling and dealing. the story takes the readers on a journey from the wild windswept fishing village of shimoda to the colorful world of the geishas okichi was literally sold into, then onto the awesome stage of politics and power and finally to a lonely outcast who walked into the icy waters of the shimoda bay one cold grey march morning....

Night of the Golden Butterfly (Vol. 5) (The Islam Quintet)

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Author by : Tariq Ali
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 275
Isbn : 1844676110
Identifier : 9781844676118
Release : 2010-04-01
Publisher by : Verso Books
Category : Fiction
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Description : Read Now Night Of The Golden Butterfly Vol 5 The Islam Quintet by Tariq Ali and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. the final novel in the author's islam quintet sheds light on muslims living in the modern world, as the narrator, in order to pay a debt of honor, must write the life story of plato, a gifted painter living in pakistan where "human dignity has become a wreckage."

Handbook for Butterfly Watchers

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Author by : Robert Michael Pyle
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 280
Isbn : 9780395616291
Identifier : 0395616298
Release : 1992
Publisher by : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Category : Nature
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Description : Read Now Handbook For Butterfly Watchers by Robert Michael Pyle and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. this essential handbook covers where to find butterflies; how to observe and photograph them; their behavior, biology, ecology, and life histories; butterfly gardening; butterfly rearing; identification; and conservation.

Butterfly A Novel

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Author by : Sylvester Stephens
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 320
Isbn : 1451686471
Identifier : 9781451686470
Release : 2013-01-08
Publisher by : Simon and Schuster
Category : Fiction
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Description : Read Now Butterfly by Sylvester Stephens and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. a young girl fights to overcome her past after escaping rape, bullying, and homelessness. shante clemmons (butterfly) is a mature-looking, fifteen-year-old foster home reject, who is tossed into the street in the middle of the night after being falsely accused of sleeping with her foster care father. she falls asleep behind a well-lit club only to be awakened by a huge intimidating man who offers her a job as a dancer. butterfly becomes the most popular dancer in the club until she decides that she is ready to focus on her education. the upset owner of the club demands she make due on an old debt or suffer the consequences. it ends in a physical altercation, and butterfly flees for her life. as fate would have it, she ends up in the care of her estranged father’s ex-prison cellmate, dr. johnny forrester, who takes butterfly under his roof to fulfill a promise he made to her father. with much dismay, butterfly moves into the forresters’ home. despite her many obstacles, she is determined to survive her senior year of high school and then go to college...but will she?

Born in the Year of the Butterfly Knife

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Author by : Derrick Brown
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 100
Isbn : 1935904949
Identifier : 9781935904946
Release : 2011-03-15
Publisher by : SCB Distributors
Category : Poetry
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Description : Read Now Born In The Year Of The Butterfly Knife by Derrick Brown and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. the most famous collection and largest selling title on the write bloody roster. butterfly knife contains such award winning pieces such as the kurosawa champagne, a finger, two dots, then me, pleased to meet you yellow, the chinese elevator and hot for sorrow. these are his classic, unforgettable works of poetry and fiction from 1993-2004. a wit as sharp as sedaris, a sensibility as poignant as sexton, brown manages to blur the lines between cult writer and poet with remarkable ease and grace. -anthem magazine sincere, twisted and violently romantic. - oc weekly derrick brown's work-both on and off the page-sizzles with jolting images and blasts of humor, yet retains a deep compassion at it's core. he has a heart the size of a mack truck, but we're not sure who's behind the wheel. -jeffrey mcdaniel, author alibi school and the endarkenment

The Butterfly Girl

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Author by : John Michael Finn
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 108
Isbn : 1403380880
Identifier : 9781403380883
Release : 2002-12-01
Publisher by : AuthorHouse
Category : Poetry
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Butterfly in the Sunlight Poetry and a Short Story

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Author by : J. Nerissa Percival
Languange Used : English, France, Spanish, Italia and chinese
Page : 124
Isbn : 0595404693
Identifier : 9780595404698
Release : 2006-07
Publisher by : iUniverse
Category : Poetry
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Description : Read Now Butterfly In The Sunlight by J. Nerissa Percival and you can download with pub, pdf, txt, doc, and more file format with free account. as anticipated from any sequel, butterfly in the sunlight surpasses its counterpart, not only in length, but especially in drama and emotion. it is a marvelous collection of poetry from a young and talented writer. this anthology encompasses the lighter more joyous and nurturing side of love. it begins on an uncertain and somewhat troubled note within the mind and heart of the main character, but ends triumphantly as true love is finally obtained. additionally, butterfly in the sunlight contains a marvelous, compelling, and heartbreaking factual short story, which delivers an earth shattering message to young women across the world. become a butterfly for another day. spread your wings, and fly again into the mind of this young writer "a riveting commentary on a current domestic malaise that has broken too many young hearts. as cleverly and maturely articulated as was personally and painfully experienced." -c. l. lake, cbe, ba, md, lmcc, frcs, eng