Der letzte Coyote

Thriller

Author: Michael Connelly

Publisher: Knaur eBook

ISBN: 3426432323

Category: Fiction

Page: 383

View: 4013

Harry Boschs vierter Fall! Detective Harry Bosch steckt tief in der Klemme. Ausgerechnet an seinem Vorgesetzten hat er sich vergriffen. Natürlich wird er sofort vom Dienst suspendiert und muss sich einer psychologischen Untersuchung unterziehen. Zunächst wehrt er sich dagegen, doch allmählich wird ihm klar, was ihn seit Jahren zunehmend quält: der ungeklärte Mord an seiner Mutter Marjorie vor dreißig Jahren. Auf eigene Faust beginnt er zu ermitteln, um den Mörder endlich zu fassen und ihn seiner gerechten Strafe zuzuführen. Michael Connelly ist zurück - und das in Bestform!

Als das Cello vom Himmel fiel

Author: Ivan E. Coyote

Publisher: Verlag Krug & Schadenberg

ISBN: 3959172001

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

View: 1978

Joey, Automechaniker in der kanadischen Provinz, versteht die Welt nicht mehr: Seine Frau Allyson hat ihn verlassen. Sie lebt nun in Calgary mit einer Frau zusammen - mit Kathleen. Als Joey unverhofft Besitzer eines Cellos wird, nimmt sein Leben eine Wende. Er beschließt, im fernen Calgary Cellounterricht zu nehmen ... Am Ende der Romans eröffnen sich für Joey wie auch für Allyson und Kathleen erstaunliche neue Perspektiven.

Coyote Country

Fictions of the Canadian West

Author: Arnold E. Davidson

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 9780822314691

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 223

View: 7129

For most North Americans—Canadians as well as Americans—the term "Western" evokes images of the frontier, brave sheriffs and ruthless outlaws, good cowboys and bad Indians. As Arnold E. Davidson shows in this groundbreaking study, a number of Canada's most interesting and experimental Western writers parody, reverse, or otherwise defuse the paraphernalia of the classic U.S. Western. Lacking both a real and imagined frontier—Canadian settlers rode trains into the new territory, already policed by Mounties—the writers of Canadian Westerns were set a different task from their American counterparts and were subsequently freed to create some of the most complex and engrossing fiction yet produced in Canada. Davidson details the evolution of the U.S. and Canadian Western forms, tracing the divergence between the two as Canadian writers responded to their unique historical circumstances by reinventing the West as well as the Western and establishing a new literary landscape where author and reader could work out new possibilities of being. Surveying a range of texts by Canada's most innovative writers, with special attention to women writers and Native stories of Coyote, he provides close readings of novels by Howard O'Hagan, Sheila Watson, Robert Kroetsch, Aritha van Herk, Anne Cameron, Peter Such, W. O. Mitchell, Beatrice Culleton, and Thomas King. A unique study, Coyote Country offers at one and the same time a theory of Canadian Western fiction, a history of crosscultural paradigms of the West as manifested in novels, and an intensive reading of some of Canada's best literature.

The Coyote

Author: Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736884853

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 2733

Details the characteristics, habitats, and life cycle of the coyote. Includes photo diagram.

El Coyote, the Rebel

Author: Luis Perez

Publisher: Arte Publico Press

ISBN: 9781611921328

Category: Electronic books

Page: 164

View: 987

A soldier at the age of eleven; an honorably discharged veteran at age of thirteen; a miner, a cotton-picker, a shepherd, and a graduate of Hollywood High, Luis Perez lived an incredible life, which has shaped his story into a vividly-realized autobiographical account. Originally published in 1947, El Coyote , the Rebel tells how the toddler Luis, son of an Aztec mother and a French diplomat father, ended up in the care of an uncle, who soon drank away most of the boys inheritance. Having run away from cruel treatment, Luis by chance came to fight with the rebel armies in the 1910 Mexican Revolution, received the nickname of "El Coyote" for his cunning, and was wounded in combat. Upon being given a discharge and a twenty-dollar bill, he walked across the border to become an American. His story concludes, after an episode of amorous misadventures in a missionary school, with the young hero preparing to marry his true love and solemnly taking the oath of U.S. citizenship, at "the beginning of a new tomorrow."

Coyote Stories

Author: Mourning Dove

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803281691

Category: Fiction

Page: 246

View: 8785

These tales feature Mole, Coyote's wife, Chipmunk, Owl-Woman, Fox, and others

Coyote Ugly

Author: Lynn Siefert

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822202486

Category: Drama

Page: 51

View: 8145

THE STORY: The scene is a rundown shack in the Arizona desert, the home of Pewsey family. After an absence of a dozen years son Dowd Pewsey returns with his new wife, Penny, whom his family has never met. His arrival exacerbates the tensions and ob

A Coyote Reader

Author: William Bright

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520080621

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 202

View: 4532

Wily, raunchy, and heroic. A trickster, lecher, and supreme survivor. Such is the magical Coyote, that mythic Native American figure whose various roles are recounted here in a wonderful selection of poetry and stories. Anthropological linguist William Bright brings together diverse portraits of Coyote from American Indian texts and modern American writing. Because Native American myths have been recited and transmitted orally, Bright addresses the special problem of converting them into written stories. His familiarity with the native languages gives his retranslations a liveliness that conveys their original vitality. The collection also includes poetic translations and original works by important contemporary writers Leslie Silko, Gary Snyder, Wendy Rose, Peter Blue Cloud, and Simon Ortiz, along with the voice of an earlier American author--Mark Twain. We see how the figure of Coyote serves both to entertain and to instruct and, by his similarities to the actual biological coyote, provides a link between culture and nature. At the same time, since he embodies distinctive characteristics of Homo sapiens, Coyote also reflects many aspects of human nature. Bright places each tale in relation to the larger Native American context and shows Coyote's affinities with classic mythological figures and popular cultural images such as Bugs Bunny. Filled with humor and at times disturbing, Coyote's tales mirror the human condition across time and cultures.

Hopi Coyote Tales

Istutuwutsi

Author: Ekkehart Malotki

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803281233

Category: Social Science

Page: 343

View: 4321

This volume brings together twenty-one traditional tales recently retold by Hopi narrators. Complete with English translations and original Hopi transcriptions on facing pages and a bilingual glossary. Hopi Coyote Tales is important to an understanding of the Hopi language and folklore. To nomadic hunters such as the Navajo, who competed with him on the open range, Coyote was by turns a formidable trickster, a demonic witchperson, and a god. As sedentary planters, the Hopis tended to reduce Coyote to the level of a laughable fool. In these tales Coyote is a friendly bumbler whose mistakes teach listeners what tricks to avoid. Time after time he is hurt or killed for failing to understand a situation correctly. The collection is as amusing as animal fables should be, as simply told, and as instructive. Published as a companion volume to Father Berard Haile's Navajo Coyote Tales, Hopi Coyote Tales is a valuable contribution to cross-cultural studies.

Coyote

Author: Allen Steele

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101208168

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 866

Coyote marks a dramatic new turn in the career of Allen Steele, Hugo Award-winning author of Chronospace. Epic in scope, passionate in its conviction, and set against a backdrop of plausible events, it tells the brilliant story of Earth’s first interstellar colonists—and the mysterious planet that becomes their home…

Little Coyote Tales

Author: Kenn Klick

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0615167705

Category: Religion

Page: 130

View: 7964

These are the stories of Little Coyote and his journey of self discovery. They are written in the Native American totemic storytelling style. It is accompanied by Mystic Musings, a second section, which is an explanation of the meanings as well as providing questions for introspection and discussion.

That Constant Coyote

California Stories

Author: Gerald W. Haslam

Publisher: University of Nevada Press

ISBN: 9780874171617

Category: Fiction

Page: 197

View: 1642

Stories of quintessential California working people who struggle to make a living

The Coyote Road

Author: Ellen Datlow,Terri Windling

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101155578

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 544

View: 4112

Coyote. Anansi. Brer Rabbit. Trickster characters have long been a staple of folk literature. Twenty-six authors, including Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles), Charles de Lint (Little (Grrl) Lost), Ellen Klages, (The Green Glass Sea), Kelly Link (Pretty Monsters), Patricia A, McKillip (Ombria in Shadow), and Jane Yolen, have crafted stories and poems drawing from cultures and traditions all over the world—each surprising, engrossing, and thought provoking. Terri Windling provides a comprehensive introduction to the trickster myths of the world, and the entire book is highlighted by the remarkable decorations of Charles Vess. The Coyote Road, like its companions The Green Man (winner of the World Fantasy Award) and The Faery Reel (a World Fantasy Award Finalist), is essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary fantasy fiction.

The Voice of the Coyote

Author: James Frank Dobie

Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

ISBN: 9780803250505

Category: Nature

Page: 386

View: 8314

In The Voice of the Coyote, J. Frank Dobie melds natural history with tales and lore in articulating the complex and often contentious relationship between coyotes and humans. Based on his own life experiences in Texas and twenty-five years of research, Dobie forges a sympathetic and nuanced picture of the coyote prefiguring later environmental and conservation movements. He recognizes the impact of human action on the coyote while also examining the prominent role of the coyote in the myths and legends of the West.

Coyote Destiny

Author: Allen Steele

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110118566X

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 7637

A ship from Earth arrives at Coyote bearing news: the survivor of the Robert E. Lee explosion is still alive on their homeworld-but the person who destroyed the ship is somewhere on Coyote.

Coyote Blue

A Novel

Author: Christopher Moore

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439191484

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 8820

From master of subversive humor Christopher Moore comes a quirky, irreverent novel of love, myth, metaphysics, outlaw biking, angst, and outrageous redemption. As a boy, he was Samson Hunts Alone—until a deadly misunderstanding with the law forced him to flee the Crow reservation at age fifteen. Today he is Samuel Hunter, a successful Santa Barbara insurance salesman with a Mercedes, a condo, and a hollow, invented life. Then one day, destiny offers him the dangerous gift of love—in the exquisite form of Calliope Kincaid—and a curse in the unheralded appearance of an ancient god by the name of Coyote. Coyote, the trickster, has arrived to reawaken the mystical storyteller within Sam...and to seriously screw up his existence in the process.

Coyote Nation

Sexuality, Race, and Conquest in Modernizing New Mexico, 1880-1920

Author: Pablo Mitchell

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226532523

Category: History

Page: 224

View: 752

With the arrival of the transcontinental railroad in the 1880s came the emergence of a modern and profoundly multicultural New Mexico. Native Americans, working-class Mexicans, elite Hispanos, and black and white newcomers all commingled and interacted in the territory in ways that had not been previously possible. But what did it mean to be white in this multiethnic milieu? And how did ideas of sexuality and racial supremacy shape ideas of citizenry and determine who would govern the region? Coyote Nation considers these questions as it explores how New Mexicans evaluated and categorized racial identities through bodily practices. Where ethnic groups were numerous and—in the wake of miscegenation—often difficult to discern, the ways one dressed, bathed, spoke, gestured, or even stood were largely instrumental in conveying one's race. Even such practices as cutting one's hair, shopping, drinking alcohol, or embalming a deceased loved one could inextricably link a person to a very specific racial identity. A fascinating history of an extraordinarily plural and polyglot region, Coyote Nation will be of value to historians of race and ethnicity in American culture.

Coyote Not-So-Clever

Author: Barbara Beveridge

Publisher: Learning Media Ltd

ISBN: 9780478229349

Category: Coyote

Page: 31

View: 9320

Coyote, who is always getting into trouble, gets his new tail and things get worse.