Essays Tagged: "fiction book"

ThePearl, a story about a Mexian Indian women. By Steinbeck

and woman, set in the early to mid-1900's, in Bolivia. It was written by John Steinbeck as a short fiction book that tells of thefamily's life just before, during, and just after find a great pearl. ...

(5 pages) 35 0 4.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

"War in the gulf"

ttacking the Kurds in northern Iraq asthey have for many years before.CharactersSince this is a non-fiction book, there were not really any characters.Although, there were some people that were mentio ...

(3 pages) 92 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Book report on "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote

In Cold Blood by Truman Capote is a great nonfiction novel about the savagemurders of four people. It is A great novel for many reasons, but the ... four people. It is A great novel for many reasons, but the main one is because it istrue. It is nonfiction. Capote actually went out and investigated all aspects of the murder.He captures every momen ... and investigated all aspects of the murder.He captures every moment of the crime. This being a non-fiction book, you would think itwould be just cold facts and impersonal information. Capote, however ...

(4 pages) 90 0 3.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

David Suzuki's book "From Naked Apes to Superspecies", which deals with environmental issues.

From Naked Ape to Superspecies is a non-fiction book that explores a myriad of topics of profound importance to the environmental movement. ...

(3 pages) 57 0 2.6 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

The Scarlet Letter

This semester we were assigned to read a historical fiction book of our choice, after much deliberation I chose The Scarlet Letter. At first I was appre ...

(1 pages) 23 0 3.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a historical fiction book. This book is about a family, the Finch's, who struggle with the hardships of life. The ...

(3 pages) 26 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Armstrong versus The Hobbit by Tolkien. this essay is a comparison between the two books.

sting books and had many similarities in addition to differences. It's Not about the Bike was a non fiction book while The Hobbit was fiction. However, both the main characters in the books (Lance Arm ... haracters had changes happen to them even though they were completely different. Tolkien's book was fiction while Armstrong's book was non fiction.

(3 pages) 23 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

A Review of the text 'The Other Madonna' by Scot Gardner

er healing hands. The portrayal of Madonna's life has many similar characteristics to other teenage fiction novels, however, has a magical, fantasy aspect that may alienate some readers who are seekin ... ue opens it up to a broader audience.At first glance, the reader may be reminded of another teenage fiction book, 'Looking for Alibrandi' by Melina Marchetta, as they both have similar content, a stro ...

(3 pages) 23 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The amulet by Hal Borland (book report)

The Amulet is a realistic fiction book. I think it has an interesting title because you don't know what to expect before you r ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Beau Geste, Gr.12 History Independant Assignment.

ste was the subject of a famous film starring Gary Cooper and Ray Milland in 1939. Although it is a fiction book, it gives readers a convincing account of life in the French Foreign Legion, complete w ... they did not have to give their real name or background when they signed up, lent itself easily to fiction and to childhood fantasy. I don't remember all of the Foreign Legion movies we watched but A ...

(6 pages) 17 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

A comparative speech of two books, Contest-by Matthew Reilly and The Perfect Storm, Sebastion Junger.

vival against all odds, and have attempted to analyse this very theme in two books, consisting of a fiction and non-fiction style.The objective; to understand how the authors of my two books deal with ... , written by Matthew Reilly, the #1 bestselling author in Australia, was titled contest and was the fiction book I chose to read in order to explore my chosen theme.Possibly the best way to describe t ...

(5 pages) 17 1 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Raising Boys

g Boys by Steve BiddulphTexts should have social relevance and also entertain. The best-selling non-fiction book, Raising Boys by Steve Biddulph, is an example of a text, which does this. It presents ...

(7 pages) 36 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Orchid Theif" by Susan Orlean

of South Florida..." Susan Orlean writes about her time in Florida hunting rare orchids in this non-fiction book that takes us from an objective to a subjective view, as Orlean finds out what it means ... e; The Orchid Thief. (susanorlean.com)The Orchid Thief, though, is often described as "literary non-fiction." Dictionary.com describes literary as "Versed in or fond of literature or learning1, Bookis ...

(3 pages) 36 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"A Boy No More" by Harry Mazer

I enjoyed reading the historical fiction book "A Boy No More" to an extent. This book was about the life for a Japanese American in A ... to kill them. It was not a pleasant experience for me. Even though it was an excellent historically fictional story of a 15 year-old Japanese American who had to travel to deliver a letter to a friend ...

(3 pages) 25 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Fear Park- The Last Scream" by R.L. Stine

The fiction book that I have chosen to report on is "Fear Park- The Last Scream", By R.L. Stine. I chose ...

(3 pages) 31 1 4.6 Oct/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Secret That Exploded

ecret that Exploded by Howard Morland "The Secret that Exploded" written by Howard Morland is a non-fiction book based on his findings on the H-bomb.Howard dedicated his life to finding out the secret ...

(7 pages) 376 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Abc Murders

The ABC Murders By Agatha Christie 236 pages Not On Reading List 1. Type of fiction or non-fiction- This book is a mystery/fiction book.2. Setting- This book takes place in an ...

(2 pages) 7 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Thin Air

I read a fiction book entitled Thin Air, written by Gerald Hammond.In the story, the main character is a man ...

(2 pages) 261 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Secret That Exploded

ecret that Exploded by Howard Morland "The Secret that Exploded" written by Howard Morland is a non-fiction book based on his findings on the H-bomb. The only character in this book that has any signi ...

(7 pages) 364 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Farthest Shore Book Report

K. Le Guin Introduction The novel The Farthest Shore, written by the author Ursula K. Le Guin, is a fiction book about a prince named Arren venturing on a long journey to save the Earthsea from losing ...

(5 pages) 5 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers