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Page-­turning historical fiction that reimagines the beginnings of Cleopatra's epic saga through the eyes of her younger sister. Before Caesar and the carpet, before Antony and Actium, before Octavian and the asp, there was Arsinoe. Abandoned by her beloved Cleopatra and an indifferent father, young Arsinoe must fight for her survival in the bloodthirsty royal court when her half-­sister Berenice seizes Egypt's throne. Even as the quick-­witted girl wins Berenice's favor, a new specter haunts her days-­dark dreams that have a habit of coming true. To survive, she escapes the palace for the war-­torn streets of Alexandria. Meanwhile, Berenice confronts her own demons as she fights to maintain power. When their deposed father Ptolemy marches on the city with a Roman army, both daughters must decide where their allegiances truly lie, and Arsinoe grapples with the truth, that the only way to survive her dynasty is to rule it.

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Page-­turning historical fiction that reimagines the beginnings of Cleopatra's epic saga through the eyes of her younger sister.
Before Caesar and the carpet, before Antony and Actium, before Octavian and the asp, there was Arsinoe.
Abandoned by her beloved Cleopatra and an indifferent father, young Arsinoe must fight for her survival in the bloodthirsty royal court when her half-­sister Berenice seizes Egypt's throne. Even as the quick-­witted girl wins Berenice's favor, a new specter haunts her days-­dark dreams that have a habit of coming true.
To survive, she escapes the palace for the war-­torn streets of Alexandria. Meanwhile, Berenice confronts her own demons as she fights to maintain power. When their deposed father Ptolemy marches on the city with a Roman army, both daughters must decide where their allegiances truly lie, and Arsinoe grapples with the truth, that the only way to survive her dynasty is to rule it.

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Emily, now that World War II is almost over, yearns for an end to bloodshed. She longs for family, but not one that includes her new stepmother. Carol, though, is preferable to Vivienne, the medieval sorceress who vanquished Merlin. Emily cant believe the ugly visions in her head, cant believe a witch from a past century still exists and wants something from her, something far from peaceful

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Emily now that World War II is almost over yearns for an end to bloodshed. She longs for family but not one that includes her new stepmother. Carol though is preferable to Vivienne the medieval sorceress who vanquished Merlin. Emily cant believe the ugly visions in her head cant believe a witch from a past century still exists and wants something from her something far from peaceful…

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Winner of the 2001 President’s Award of the Social Science History AssociationIn the Shadows of State and Capital tells the story of how Ecuadorian peasants gained, and then lost, control of the banana industry. Providing an ethnographic history of the emergence of subcontracting within Latin American agriculture and of the central role played by class conflict in this process, Steve Striffler looks at the quintessential form of twentieth-­century U.­S. imperialism in the region—the banana industry and, in particular, the United Fruit Company (Chiquita). He argues that, even within this highly stratified industry, popular struggle has contributed greatly to processes of capitalist transformation and historical change.­Striffler traces the entrance of United Fruit into Ecuador during the 1930s, its worker-­induced departure in the 1960s, the troubled process through which contract farming emerged during the last half of the twentieth century, and the continuing struggles of those . . .

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Emily has wanted a horse of her own for as long as she can remember. Her mother had been a great rider and she wanted nothing more than to follow in her footsteps. When her father buys her a beautiful horse for her birthday, she thinks she will finally have her greatest dream fulfilled. But when fate steps in, she realizes nothing is as easy at it seems.

This is a series of short stories, published together into one volume.

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A month after her sister left the Katjha for the Samaxti, Alicia has been unhappy. There is a war going, not only in the Spirit Realm, but in herself: between love and honor. After a confrontation with Eden, she’s never felt so alone. Until the mysterious Trissa Ironbray arrives at the Katjha camp, when she adopts a new set of powers exclusive only to her title.

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Page-­turning historical fiction that reimagines the beginnings of Cleopatra\'s epic saga through the eyes of her younger sister. Before Caesar and the carpet, before Antony and Actium, before Octavian and the asp, there was Arsinoe. Abandoned by her beloved Cleopatra and an indifferent father, young Arsinoe must fight for her survival in the bloodthirsty royal court when her half-­sister Berenice seizes Egypt\'s throne. Even as the quick-­witted girl wins Berenice\'s favor, a new specter haunts her days-­dark dreams that have a habit of coming true. To survive, she escapes the palace for the war-­torn streets of Alexandria. Meanwhile, Berenice confronts her own demons as she fights to maintain power. When their deposed father Ptolemy marches on the city with a Roman army, both daughters must decide where their allegiances truly lie, and Arsinoe grapples with the truth, that the only way to survive her dynasty is to rule it.

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