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|Author||: Adib Khorram|
Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voice in contemporary YA. Winner of the William C. Morris Debut Award “Heartfelt, tender, and so utterly real. I’d live in this book forever if I could.” —Becky Albertalli, award-winning author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He’s a Fractional Persian—half, his mom’s side—and his first-ever trip to Iran is about to change his life. Darius has never really fit in at home, and he’s sure things are going to be the same in Iran. His clinical depression doesn’t exactly help matters, and trying to explain his medication to his grandparents only makes things harder. Then Darius meets Sohrab, the boy next door, and everything changes. Soon, they’re spending their days together, playing soccer, eating faludeh, and talking for hours on a secret rooftop overlooking the city’s skyline. Sohrab calls him Darioush—the original Persian version of his name—and Darius has never felt more like himself than he does now that he’s Darioush to Sohrab. Adib Khorram’s brilliant debut is for anyone who’s ever felt not good enough—then met a friend who makes them feel so much better than okay.
|Author||: Adib Khorram|
Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He's a Fractional Persian-half, his mom's side-and his first-ever trip to Iran is about to change his life. Darius has never really fit in at home, and he's sure things are going to be the same in Iran. His clinical depression doesn't exactly help matters, and trying to explain his medication to his grandparents only makes things harder. Then Darius meets Sohrab, the boy next door, and everything changes. Soon, they're spending their days together, playing soccer, eating faludeh, and talking for hours on a secret rooftop overlooking the city's skyline. Sohrab calls him Darioush-the original Persian version of his name-and Darius has never felt more like himself than he does now that he's Darioush to Sohrab.
|Author||: Pierre Briant|
|Editor||: Harvard University Press|
Darius III ruled over the Persian Empire and was the most powerful king of his time, yet he remains obscure. In the first book devoted to the historical memory of Darius III, Pierre Briant describes a man depicted in ancient sources as a decadent Oriental who lacked Western masculine virtues and was in every way the opposite of Alexander the Great.
|Author||: Jacob Abbott|
|Editor||: Cosimo, Inc.|
Abraham Lincoln raved that this series of historical biographies gave him "just that knowledge of past men and events which I need. I have read them with the greatest interest. To them I am indebted for about all the historical knowledge I have." Considered what we would now call "young adult" literature, this collection, first published between 1848 and 1871, was designed to present a clear, distinct, connected narrative of the lives of the great figures of world history, those people who have been most influential, at least as American author and educator JACOB ABBOTT (1803-1879) saw it from his 19th-century perspective. Wildly popular and republished many times under different collected names, this replica set mimics the 1904 reprint known as the "Makers of History" series. It will delight students of history as well as show the scholar how history telling has changed over the last few centuries. More than 30 other volumes in the series are also available from Cosimo Classics. This volume, dating from 1850, covers Darius the Great (c. 549Bi486Be, considered the greatest Persian emperor, including the revolt of Babylon, the invasions of Scythia and Greece, and much more.
|Author||: Zach Zacharias|
|Editor||: Xlibris Corporation|
Darius feels something seriously wrong at his place of birth. Not sure of what he will find, he sets out to do what he can to help. He finds the property in horrible shape and about to be sold. Can Darius use his special talents and save the place of his birth?
|Author||: McKayla Schutt|
|Editor||: Alpha Temptress Publishing|
Charlie’s dream of seeing the Northern Lights has turned into a full-blown nightmare of cracking ice and a dead friend. Her best friend survived with the help of a knight in shining armor, well he’s a freaking dragon and Charlie’s world is about to change forever. After crashing into the snow they take shelter in a cave, which only seems to bring problems to the trio’s way. While his light blue eyes bring her in, his words keep pushing her away. Darius has always made it clear, he doesn’t want a mate. He hopes having sex with the attractive Charlie will satisfy his dragon. When Charlie unknowingly claims Darius as she bites him, he’s fucking pissed. He won’t claim her. But his dragon reminds Darius of one small problem. In three freaking days his dragon will take over and go crazy if he doesn’t claim Charlie as his mate. He questions his choice when Charlie’s life is endangered. The mating bond isn’t their only problem as polar bears and wolves threaten them in the cave and Darius has to make a choice, let Charlie die or change her into a dragon. When they get back to safety, the little woman will test every ideal Darius has ever had about mating. With the impending war with the Nevada Clan every little choice could bring them together or pull them apart.
|Author||: Grace Burrowes|
|Editor||: Grace Burrowes|
Though there are lines he will not cross, Darius Lindsey has become the favored plaything of bored, wealthyt society ladies. He contracts one final engagement with the pretty, sweet, Lady Vivian Longstreet, in hopes that meeting his obligations to Vivian will free him from the financial constraints making his life hell. Darius finds that the bargain he thought would cost him the last of his self-respect instead resurrects both his honor and his heart.
|Author||: Tammy Gagne|
|Editor||: Mitchell Lane|
Darius Rucker first gained fame as the lead singer and guitarist of the Grammy Award-winning rock band Hootie & the Blowfish, which he formed in 1986 at the University of South Carolina. After selling many platinum albums, the band broke up and Darius took on the challenge of becoming a country singer. It had been twenty-five years since the last African American artist had reached the number-one spot on the country charts and Darius Rucker got the job done with his single Don t Think I Don t Think About It.
|Author||: Mary B. Morrison|
|Editor||: Kensington Publishing Corp.|
New York Times bestselling author Mary B. Morrison links two beloved series in a riveting tale of envy and seduction that has basketball star Darius Jones up against a woman who takes being a fan to the next level. Darius Jones is living the good life. He's got a chance to become the league's most valuable player, he's crazy in love with his wife, and his relationship with his mom has never been better. But Darius also has a stalker who's determined to be the number one woman in his life. And no matter where he goes, she's there. . .scheming to kill his wife, Fancy; charming his manager and mother, Jada; manipulating his son's mother, Ashlee; and worst of all, dragging new mother Honey Thomas into the mix with one of the most heartless schemes ever. With his life quickly unraveling, Darius must gamble all he's worked for to save his wife, reclaim his son, and stop a madwoman from ruining the lives of everyone around him. . . . "There's a flood of backstabbing, drama, and felonies. . .. not a dull moment in this shamelessly flamboyant romp that Morrison's many fans are sure to devour." --Publishers Weekly
|Author||: Leonard C. Moorehead|
|Author||: Johnny A. McDowell|
|Editor||: Xlibris Corporation|
Raising Hope for Darius is an intriguing murder mystery about two-year-old Darius, who is the only witness to the untimely death of his mother, Hope. In an attempt to cover the crime, the murderer changes his life’s course, never imagining the possibility of the witness being capable of solving the case with the help of the award-winning journalist Trey who happens to be Darius’ uncle.
|Author||: H. H. Rowley|
|Editor||: Wipf and Stock Publishers|
The present study is limited to the related questions of Darius the Mede and the Four World Empires of Nebuchadnezzar's dream and of Daniel's first vision. So far as Darius the Mede is concerned, it is still generally agreed within the critical school that he has no place in history, and that he is a fictitious creation out of confused traditions. But anti-critical orthodoxy has not given up the attempt to find a place in history for him. . . . So far as the Four World Empires are concerned, the issue is not between critical orthodoxy and anti-critical orthodoxy. For here almost every solution which is proposed . . . goes back far beyond the foundation of the critical school. . . . The present study will therefore be limited to the consideration of theories . . . which have appeared in writings published within the present century, but will take into account the advocacy of those theories both before and during this century. It will aim to determine which of these theories may be accepted, and to show why those rejected are untenable. It will also aim to strengthen the defences of the positions adopted against the many challenges which surround them, and to advance fresh considerations for their support. --from the Introduction
|Author||: Leonard Moorehead|
In this second adventure. We find Darius on the hunt deep in the Pine Barrens of New Jersey, but it's not a devil he is after. Lured into the service of werewolves he finds himself facing a adversary that is unlike any challenge he's faced before.
|Author||: Adib Khorram|
In this companion to the award-winning Darius the Great Is Not Okay, Darius suddenly has it all: a boyfriend, an internship, a spot on the soccer team. It's everything he's ever wanted--but what if he deserves better? Darius Kellner is having a bit of a year. Since his trip to Iran, a lot has changed. He's getting along with his dad, and his best friend Sohrab is only a Skype call away. Between his first boyfriend, Landon, varsity soccer practices, and an internship at his favorite tea shop, things are falling into place. Then, of course, everything changes. Darius's grandmothers are in town for a long visit, and Darius can't tell whether they even like him. The internship is not going according to plan, Sohrab isn't answering Darius's calls, and Dad is far away on business. And Darius is sure he really likes Landon . . . but he's also been hanging out with Chip Cusumano, former bully and current soccer teammate--and well, maybe he's not so sure about anything after all. Darius was just starting to feel okay, like he finally knew what it meant to be Darius Kellner. But maybe okay isn't good enough. Maybe Darius deserves better.
|Author||: BarbaraL. Kelly|
Described by Maurice Ravel as one of the most considerable talents in French music of his generation, Darius Milhaud remains a largely neglected composer. This book reappraises his contribution, focusing on the emergence of the composer's style until his Jewish background forced his exile to the United States on the eve of the World War II. The period 1912-1939 spans the crucial years that mark the development of Milhaud's mature style. It was also during this time that he published his most important writings on contemporary music and its relationship to the past. Barbara Kelly discusses the extent to which Milhaud's complex views on the idea of a French national musical heritage relate to his own practice, and considers how his works reflect the balance between innovation and tradition. Drawing comparisons with contemporaries, such as Debussy, Satie, Schoenberg, Stravinsky and Poulenc, the book argues that the rhythmic vitality of Milhaud's style and his modal approach within a polytonal context mark him out as an original and distinctive composer.