With his novel attaining much popularity among detective fiction fans, Lutz went on to make the novel into a series of ten titles the last of which was Oops that was published in 1998. As an author he has been president of the Private Eye Writer of America and Mystery Writers of America. Over the years he has won several award including the Derringer Lifetime Achievement Award, the PWA Lifetime Achievement Award, The Trophee 813 Award , the PWA Shamus and the MWA Edgar Award. He has written two private detective series that include the Carver series and the Nudger series. Another of his novel Seeks Same was adapted into a movie titled Single White Female that starred Jennifer Jason Leigh and Bridget Fonda.
http://www.marypipher.net/About.html Dr. Pipher is a clinical psychologist and the author of nine books, including Reviving Ophelia, which was #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for 26 weeks. Her area of interest is how American culture influences the mental health of its people. She lives in Lincoln, Nebraska with her husband Jim. Her passions are her family, being outdoors, birds, books, and protecting her state’s environment. http://www.mylifetime.com/movies/reviving-ophelia/article/author-mary-pipher-interview The "Reviving Ophelia" Author Interview Dr. Mary Pipher’s best-selling book, “Reviving Ophelia,” is a groundbreaking work that has helped countless families navigate through the rocky period of adolescence.
The role of relationships remains a predominant factor in moral reasoning, and as a foundation for understanding human choices. The relationships between characters in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novels tend to be based on superficial means, devoid of love and honesty. These failed relationships are very dangerous and destructive in the longer
In this essay I am going to compare and contrast Elizabeth and Darcy’s journey that they had toward each other to my own journey in life. Some of the aspects that I am going to be writing about is the challenges that try to keep people from reaching their journey, people and other tools that help people reach their journey, God’s role in helping people reach their journey and society and its role in helping or hurting people reach their journey. Looking at all of these things I can see that Elizabeth and Darcy’s journey to each other is very different and tougher than my own journey. There are times where my journey is a little similar to Elizabeth and Darcy’s, but in the long run my journey is different than theirs. On any kind of journey there are many challenges that keep people from reaching their journey.
The novel addresses the subtleties of a traumatic event that leaves the lead character in a tight spot. Mitigating Circumstances is a gripping novel that portrays the universal battle between vengeance outside the law and following the inefficient or corrupt legal systems that may be in conformity with ones feelings but highly inefficient in delivering
This book explains and provides examples of how this theory, is proved again and again throughout history. It talks about my experiments and my discoveries. It explains my interests, and hopefully a new one of yours. This very book, won me the William James book award. I’m not ashamed to say that it’s a very prestigious award in psychology because it took almost two years of research and was hard work to write that book that’s hopefully sitting on your bedside table.
His fiction typically addresses the meaning of human existence in an increasingly impersonal and mechanistic world. Writing in a humorous, anecdotal style, Bellow often depicts introspective individuals sorting out a conflict between the Old world and the New world values while coping with personal anxieties and aspirations. Saul bellow has been a most persevering chronicler of America’s restless search for a definable self, articulating more common needs and ills of American society at
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic is an autobiography written by Alison Bechdel. The graphic novel takes its readers through Alison Bechdel’s childhood using engaging diction and detailed drawings. One of the biggest themes of Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic is the discovery of one’s sexual orientation. Over the course of her life, Alison Bechdel eventually comes to the realization that she is a lesbian. Interestingly, Alison Bechdel uses this novel to recount her experience of events that helped to shape her personal identity, which resulted in a transformation of the way she sees herself.
Everybody has to go through life, through ups and downs and everything. While going through life routines and shortcuts start to develop and the lines between illusion and reality become blurred. But, when a new struggle comes up, which can 't be easily crossed then you might create a fake reality. Whether you yearn for the past and are remembering it to be better than it actually was or a whole different reality is what stays in the mind of many characters in the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby. One of the most blatant illusion examples that is seen as reality in The Great Gatsby involves the main character actually; Mr. Gatsby himself.
Often people come to a fork in their lives that demand a decision. Unfortunately, the decision may not be easy to make even when evaluated closely. Robert Frost the author of “The Road Not Taken” intelligently emphasizes using theme, conflict, setting, mood, clever narration, and symbolism to express that making decisions is inescapable, a path can be researched thoroughly but is unknown unless it is traveled. This poem reveals the difficulty of decision-making as well as the human nature when confronted with conflict. Robert Frost develops a theme in “The Road Not Taken” that is relatively confusing simply due to being a short poem that causes readers to perceive the concept differently depending on their worldview.