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ten Thousand

Michael Curtis Ford

ten Thousand

by Michael Curtis Ford

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Published by Orion in London .
Written in English


About the Edition

An adventure and story of survival against all odds set in ancient Greece.

Edition Notes

StatementMichael Curtis Ford.
The Physical Object
Pagination496p. ;
Number of Pages496
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15564958M
ISBN 100752844571

  THE BOOK. Ten Thousand Nations: Indigenous Reflections on the Americas before Contact is non-fiction book by Barbara Todd Hager, the writer and director of the award winning docu-drama series The Untold Story of the Americas Before Columbus.   With time, January soon starts to forget the Door, until she finds a book titled The Ten Thousand Doors just before her 17th birthday. Not only a guide to the passages and portals between our world and others, it tells the story of the life of a young woman named Adelaid Lee Larson, who discovered some Doors of her own.

The Ten Thousand Things (original Dutch: De Tienduizend Dingen, ) is a novel by the writer Maria story is a rich tapestry of family life against the exotic, tropical background of the Molucca Islands of gh never explicitly stated, the main setting is probably Ambon story is structured along geographical themes with four major divisions: the Island. The Ten Thousand Doors of January, by Alix E. Harrow, explores the power of words and storytelling as the author imagines a world in which people can access other worlds and cultures through Doors. Julian Scaller, employed by William Locke to send him unique artifacts from these other worlds, noticed that the Doors he found were being closed.

  Eleanor Henderson was born in Greece, grew up in Florida, and attended Middlebury College and the University of Virginia. Her debut novel, Ten Thousand Saints, was named one of the 10 Best Books of by the New York Times and a finalist for the Award for First Fiction from the Los Angeles Times and was adapted into a film in An associate professor at Ithaca College, she /5(65). From traveling ten thousand miles a person would accumulate a lot of experience. From reading ten thousand books a person would gain a lot of information. I would rather have a good mix of the knowledge I gain from reading and traveling. Do both but do less of either.


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The Ten Thousand: A Novel of Ancient Greece - Michael Curtis Ford. Between BC and BC, a Greek army (consisting of the wayward cast-offs of the Peloponnesian War) marched its way into the heart of the Persian Empire (current day Iraq, ironically /5.

The Ten Thousand is a grimdark fantasy penned by Paul Kearney. Inspired by the historical journey of ten thousand Greek warriors in the Persian Empire circa BC, this tale is a gritty, bloody, and brutal look at the realities of ancient war (especially civil war) and its undeniable horrors/5.

A tale of war and peace, of loyalties and betrayals, and of a soldier's love for a mysterious and dangerous woman, The Ten Thousand captures the eternal spirit of courage--in the face of impossible odds/5(). Harold Coyle's first novel, Team Yankee, was by far his best. The Ten Thousand has an interesting premise and is prehaps well-written, but his characters are simply unbelievable.

They come off as strutting, arrogant super-soldiers with no humanity, in short, as cardboard 1-dimensional characters/5. One such relic is a book titled The Ten Thousand Doors, which tells of Doors between worlds. January knows the book must be true, because she once saw such a Door.

When her father goes missing, January decides to leave her cosseted existence to discover his fate/5(). “Ten Thousand Saints is a whirling dervish of a first novel―a planet, a universe, a trip.

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First published inDutch author Maria Dermo t's loosely autobiographical The Ten Thousand Things, trans. by Hans Koning, is now back in print in English. Felicia, who grew up with her Dutch grandmother on an Indonesian island, returns there from Holland with her young son, Himpies, after being robbed and abandoned by her by: 3.

The Ten Thousand Doors of January () is a fantasy novel by Alix E. Harrow. In this coming-of-age story, Harrow uses her background as a historian to recreate early 20th-century America, particularly its ways of thinking and societal rules. Just before her seventeenth birthday, January finds a strange book titled The Ten Thousand Doors that purports to be a monograph on passages and portals between worlds.

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" The Ten Thousand Doors of January is both whimsical and smart, using engaging writing and a unique plot to touch on serious topics. Harrow's debut reads like a love letter to the art of storytelling itself, and readers will be eager for more from her."— Booklist" The Ten Thousand Doors of January is rich and poignant, angry and beautiful, by turns/5(51).

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There is an old Chinese saying: reading ten thousand books is not as good as traveling ten thousand miles. This is also the Chinese saying that the First Lady Mrs. Obama used when she visited Beijing University in to encourage the youth in China to go beyond their borders to experience different languages, cultures and societies.

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Teenagers when the book begins, they specialize in .Ten Thousand Words is the story of a quirky paranormal-romance author who falls for her book cover model, photographer, Oliver.

The first third of the book I really was into. I liked how they met and how she chose to not disclose her pen name. It was cute watching him talk about this author he's modeling for when he has no clue it's HER/5.