The Book Of Joe

Author: Jonathan Tropper
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780440334767
Size: 68.94 MB
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Right after high school, Joe Goffman left sleepy Bush Falls, Connecticut and never looked back. Then he wrote a novel savaging everything in town, a novel that became a national bestseller and a huge hit movie. Fifteen years later, Joe is struggling to avoid the sophomore slump with his next novel when he gets a call: his father's had a stroke, so it's back to Bush Falls for the town's most famous pariah. His brother avoids him, his former classmates beat him up, and the members of the book club just hurl their copies of Bush Falls at his house. But with the help of some old friends, Joe discovers that coming home isn't all bad—and that maybe the best things in life are second chances. Fans of Nick Hornby and Jennifer Weiner will love this book, by turns howling funny, fiercely intelligent, and achingly poignant. As evidenced by The Book of Joe's success in both the foreign and movie markets, Jonathan Tropper has created a compelling, incredibly resonant story. From the Hardcover edition.


Author: Larry Brown
Publisher: Algonquin Books
ISBN: 1565127587
Size: 48.46 MB
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“Brilliant . . . Larry Brown has slapped his own fresh tattoo on the big right arm of Southern Lit.” —The Washington Post Book World Now a major motion picture starring Nicolas Cage, directed by David Gordon Green. Joe Ransom is a hard-drinking ex-con pushing fifty who just won’t slow down--not in his pickup, not with a gun, and certainly not with women. Gary Jones estimates his own age to be about fifteen. Born luckless, he is the son of a hopeless, homeless wandering family, and he’s desperate for a way out. When their paths cross, Joe offers him a chance just as his own chances have dwindled to almost nothing. Together they follow a twisting map to redemption--or ruin.

The Book Of Joe

Author: Vincent Price
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497653045
Size: 38.18 MB
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In the tradition of classic dog stories like Anna Quindlen’s Good Dog. Stay. and J. R. Ackerley’s My Dog Tulip, actor Vincent Price shares the heartwarming tale of his fourteen-year love affair with his mischievous yet endearing mutt Joe Actor Vincent Price won acclaim for his performances as a menacing villain in dozens of macabre horror films, such as House of Wax. Less well known, though, is Price’s lifelong love of animals, especially his fourteen-year-old mutt, Joe. From his wife’s passion for poodles to film set encounters with all types of creatures, including goats, apes, and camels, Price’s life was full of furry, four-legged friends. But it was Joe who truly captured his heart. Intelligent, courageous, and devoted to his owner, Joe was a special dog with a personality all his own. In this touching and light-hearted memoir, with a new introduction by Bill Hader and a preface by Vincent Price’s daughter, Victoria, Joe gets involved in all sorts of hijinks: At one point, the actor has to defend his canine companion in court! Despite some bad habits, like stealing guests’ shoes, pursuing lustful trysts with neighboring dogs, or belly flopping into the garden fishpond—crushing more than a few fish—Price loves his Joselito, whose unconditional loyalty more than makes up for his minor indiscretions. And when Price’s elderly cousin who comes to stay with him is stricken with cancer, Joe never leaves her side. Price’s tender and witty recollections of his time spent with Joe will bring joy to any animal lover’s heart. The Vincent Price Family Legacy will donate a portion of the proceeds from this book to the Fund for Animals.

Totally Joe

Author: James Howe
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 068983957X
Size: 58.99 MB
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As a school assignment, a thirteen-year-old boy writes an alphabiography--life from A to Z--and explores issues of friendship, family, school, and the challenges of being a gay teenager.

Joe And Sparky Get New Wheels

Author: Jamie Michalak
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763633875
Size: 37.90 MB
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When they see a car sitting unoccupied at the cageless zoo where they live, adventurous Joe the giraffe convinces shy Sparky the turtle to go for a ride and soon the two are tearing up the town--visiting a burger joint, going through a car wash, and having the wildest time of the lives!

Joe From Winnipeg

Author: Ian Ross
Publisher: J Gordon Shillingford Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780920486788
Size: 72.66 MB
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Joe from Winnipeg is an acclaimed series of weekly commentaries penned and performed by Ian Ross (winner of the 1997 Governor General's Award for Drama) on CBC Radio One. Phenomenally successful since they began to air, these humorous commentaries reflect a compassionate and curious Everyman. In his third collection of the Joe from Winnipeg stories, Ross picks over 80 of his faves from the series. He delves into such pressing social issues as moose on the road, immunization, peekaboo, little dogs wearing nail polish, springrolls, and odometer checks.

Joe Joe S First Flight

Author: Natasha Tarpley
Publisher: Dragonfly Books
ISBN: 0553113143
Size: 56.13 MB
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Forbidden to fly because of their color, Joe-Joe and the men who clean and repair airplanes in the 1920s are so discouraged that the moon cannot even shine, until Joe-Joe's determination lures the moon back.

Letters From Joe

Author: Jim Morrison
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1490732241
Size: 54.29 MB
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Johan S. Opheim, commonly known as "Joe", was inducted into the U.S. Army just a few days before Pearl Harbor in World War II. Having grown up on the plains of Eastern Montana and having experienced the struggles of the Great Depression, and challenging family situations, he was well prepared for the hardships he endured. He served with his fellow members of the 3rd Infantry Division in the Mediterranean theater, starting first with North Africa, then on to Sicily, then the Italian mainland and eventually on to the South of France where he met his untimely death. He was remembered for his jovial attitude towards life and his intellect, the later of which he did not have the opportunity to develop more fully. Relatives had saved 165 of his letters that he had written to them from the mid 1930s and up through his last campaign. The author has reprinted these letters and developed Joe's biography by filling in the gaps of information about his life which includes comments regarding the contents of the letters, and narratives about his travels and his unit's experiences.

Say No To Joe

Author: Lori Foster
Publisher: Zebra Books
ISBN: 9780821775127
Size: 40.39 MB
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Irresistible to most women, notorious bad boy Joe Winston is determined to win the heart of Luna Clark, an obstinate woman who has just inherited two troubled children and who is seemingly immune to his legendary sex appeal. Original.