Released on 2016-03-08Categories Young Adult Fiction

The Hawk and His Boy

The Hawk and His Boy

Author: Christopher Bunn

Publisher: Christopher Bunn

ISBN:

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 211

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One night in the city of Hearne, a young thief named Jute breaks into a wizard's house and steals an old wooden box. It should've been a straightforward job. Climb down the chimney, creep through the house, find the thing and get out fast. Unbeknownst to the boy, however, the box contains the knife that killed the Wind. Overcome with curiosity, Jute opens the box. It was the worst thing he could've done. Soon, he's on the run from the wizard, his old masters in the Thieves Guild, and their client, who happens to be the Lord of Darkness himself. On his odyssey of escape, Jute is aided by an unlikely assortment of friends, including a guilt-ridden assassin, a reluctant wizard, and a hawk who just might be able to teach him how to fly. But the Darkness will do anything to find Jute, even if it means plunging the whole land into war. The Hawk And His Boy is the first book of The Tormay Trilogy. The trilogy continues with The Shadow At The Gate, and concludes with The Wicked Day.
Released on 1955-01-01Categories Juvenile Fiction

Hardy Boys 34: The Hooded Hawk Mystery

Hardy Boys 34: The Hooded Hawk Mystery

Author: Franklin W. Dixon

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101076484

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 192

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The young detectives receive a trained peregrine falcon as a gift that involves them in an exciting mystery. Imagine their astonishment when the swift-flying falcon brings down a homing pigeon carrying two precious rubies! Startling events that ensue indicate the gems are a ransom that has been paid for the release of a kidnapped student from India, who had come to the United States to complete his education. But Tava, the son of a wealthy industrialist, is still being held captive. Hoping to find a clue to Tava’s whereabouts, the Hardys try to track down the owner of the ruby-bearing pigeon. Their every move, however, is thwarted by the dangerous criminals not only involved in the kidnapping, but also in the large-scale smuggling of aliens from India to the United States. How Frank and Joe eventually outwit their adversaries climaxes this thrill-packed mystery adventure.
Released on 1958-09Categories

Boys' Life

Boys' Life

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Page: 84

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Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.
Released on 2002Categories Fiction

The Shadow of the Hawk

The Shadow of the Hawk

Author: Mack Mangham

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595254262

Category: Fiction

Page: 232

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A vortex of evil, passion, suspense and beautiful writing. Spanning three generations, four continents and two world wars, The Shadow of the Hawk brings together Kathleen and Hawk, each from different generations, backgrounds and outlooks. Through his naiveté and her patience and wisdom, they meet, not in his world, not in hers, but in a place almost mystical, unreal. Around them revolve: Cope the moonshiner, evil incarnate; Toad, nobility personified; Miss Jesse, on the edge of madness; Jonathan and Judilon, Kathleen's children, both older than their mother's lover; Adam and Ruth, a frightened black couple stranded in an isolated white settlement in 1949; Robert and Raven Tallchief, the Indians who watch with lust which moves into unfortunate action; and 7, a sturdy man who tries to stop madness in two different worlds at one time. In a pond on the mountain above them floats a body stabbed many times, and someone unknown is making cyanide that will eventually take its toll. Faustine and Logan form the strangest love affair in all recorded literature, bringing about the death of a hidden community. Every page drives you relentlessly onward with another question that must be answered. This book is unstoppable.
Released on 1958-09Categories

Boys' Life

Boys' Life

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Page: 84

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Boys' Life is the official youth magazine for the Boy Scouts of America. Published since 1911, it contains a proven mix of news, nature, sports, history, fiction, science, comics, and Scouting.
Released on 2021-01-01Categories Body, Mind & Spirit

THE HAWKS OF HAWK-HOLLOW A TRADITION OF PENNSYLVANIA FULL BOOK

THE HAWKS OF HAWK-HOLLOW A TRADITION OF PENNSYLVANIA FULL BOOK

Author: ROBERT MONTGOMERY BIRD

Publisher: BEYOND BOOKS HUB

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Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 401

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THE HAWKS OF HAWK-HOLLOW A TRADITION OF PENNSYLVANIA FULL BOOK This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. THE HAWKS OF HAWK-HOLLOW A TRADITION OF PENNSYLVANIA FULL BOOK
Released on 2011-09-29Categories Fiction

Hawkmistress!

Hawkmistress!

Author: Marion Zimmer Bradley

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780575113671

Category: Fiction

Page: 315

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She had rejected her noble birthright and embraced the freedom only a man could claim. She was Romilly who lived among the beasts of hill and forest and communicated with them, who tried humanity and turned it down for its evils and jealousies. She had the MacAran Gift, the rare laran that conferred mastery over hawk and horse. There was war in the lands of Darkover for this was the age of chaos when usurpers took the throne and the true king wandered in disguise with a price on his head. Romilly wanted none of all this, but there were those who shared her talents - the men and women of the Towers. And for them, Romilly was the key. Whether male-garbed or beast-minded, she was also human. And duty to her own true kind pointed her to the ultimate decision.
Released on 2017-10-06Categories Fiction

The Wire Devils

The Wire Devils

Author: Frank L. Packard

Publisher: Musaicum Books

ISBN: 9788027221615

Category: Fiction

Page: 191

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Harry Maul, also known as The Hawk, is a safe-breaker, forger, jewel thief, and one of the cleverest 'gentleman' crooks, wanted by the police and also by criminal gangs. He follows another band of criminals, cracks their communication code, keeps outsmarting them and getting to their target before they do. Frank Packard (1877-1942) was a Canadian novelist best known for his Jimmie Dale mystery series. As a young man he worked as a civil engineer for the Canadian Pacific Railway. His experiences working on the railroad led to his writing a series of railroad stories and novels. Packard also wrote number of mystery novels, the most famous of which featured a character called Jimmie Dale, a wealthy playboy by day and a fearless crime fighter by night. Jimmie Dale novels brought the idea of a costume and mask for hero's secret identity, and also established the concept of a hero's secret hideout or lair.
Released on 2009-06-27Categories Fiction

City Boy

City Boy

Author: Herman Wouk

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780316077002

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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An "enormously entertaining" portrait of "a Bronx Tom Sawyer" (San Francisco Chronicle), City Boy is a sharp and moving novel of boyhood from Pulitzer Prize winner Herman Wouk. A hilarious and often touching tale of an urban kid's adventures and misadventures on the street, in school, in the countryside, always in pursuit of Lucille, a heartless redhead personifying all the girls who torment and fascinate pubescent lads of eleven.