The Black Sheep

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Author: Honoré de Balzac

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141959908

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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Philippe and Joseph Bridau are two extremely different brothers. The elder, Philippe, is a superficially heroic soldier and adored by their mother Agathe. He is nonetheless a bitter figure, secretly gambling away her savings after a brief but glorious career in Napoleon's army. His younger brother Joseph, meanwhile, is fundamentally virtuous - but their mother is blinded to his kindness by her disapproval of his life as an artist. Foolish and prejudiced, Agathe lives on unaware that she is being cynically manipulated by her own favourite child, but will she ever discover which of her sons is truly the black sheep of the family? A dazzling depiction of the power of money and the cruelty of life in nineteenth-century France, The Black Sheep compellingly explores is a compelling exploration of the nature of deceit.

Black Sheep Fundraising

Rethinking Major Gifts for Your Stigmatized Nonprofit

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Author: Jay S. Mendell

Publisher: Golly! Grants On Line, Inc.

ISBN: 0977932303

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

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Black Sheep

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Author: Georgette Heyer

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446456285

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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__________________________ Abigail Wendover has no time for love. She is far too busy protecting her niece, who has fallen madly in love with a suspected fortune-hunter. But her efforts become vastly more complicated with the arrival of Miles Calverleigh, the black sheep of his family – a reckless bachelor with a scandalous past. Abby soon discovers that, despite successfully managing her niece’s love life, she has far less control over her own unruly heart. __________________________ 'Elegant, witty and rapturously romantic’ Katie Fforde ‘Utterly delightful’ The Guardian

Black Sheep, White Wolves

(Who Am I?)

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Author: Robert Lee Perry

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1456839896

Category: Fiction

Page: 311

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This story was written to see your enemies eyes. Melvin was the typical black teen that was raised to dislike whites for his own personal reasons. He lived his life on the edge until he was forced into a world that he had never dreamed of, and now he must choose life over love of his enemies.

HIS BLACK SHEEP BRIDE

Harlequin Comics

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Author: Anna Depalo,Takako Hashimoto

Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative

ISBN: 459616794X

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: N.A

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Jewelry designer Tamara once again finds herself face-to-face with the Earl of Melton at a party. He's the CEO of a hugely successful company, with a strong build and masculine features, not to mention her father’s choice to be her husband! With the confidence of a conquering hero, once again he asks for her hand in marriage. Although she refuses him right away, in order to save the business she has worked so hard to start, eventually she agrees. They hatch a plan to become husband and wife for half a year, each pursuing their own business goals―him, a successful merger with her father’s company, her, a steady list of clientele―but can Tamara resist his passionate act?

Black Sheep

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Author: Arlene Hunt

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444725637

Category: Fiction

Page: 300

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Black Sheep is the powerful new thriller by Arlene Hunt. The brutally murdered body of a young girl is discovered in the Wicklow mountains. Her identity is unknown. One month later David Reid, a successful designer, is found dead in a Dublin canal. Close to his body is a broken silver key ring with the words Meridian Club on it. Gardai are keen to chalk it up to death by misadventure, but his brother refuses to accept their findings, and enlists the help of rookie detectives John Quigley and Sarah Kenny of QuicK Investigations. As the investigation progresses, Sarah and John begin to learn that there was more to David Reid than his brother knew. And in no time at all, the body count is rising and everyone is lying to protect their own. What happened to David Reid that night? Is he connected to the young dead girl? What is the Meridian Club? As John and Sarah struggle to find the answers to those questions, little do the realise their investigation is starting to ruffle the feathers of one very dangerous man . . .

Black Sheep

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Author: Na'ima B. Robert

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childresn's Books

ISBN: 1781011044

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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DIV Dwayne, 16, meets high-flying, uni-bound Misha, and sparks fly. To Misha it feels like true love, but her mum is adamant that Dwayne is bad news and forbids her to see him. When Misha decides to follow her heart, the web of secrets and lies begins to tighten…. For Dwayne is not quite who he says he is. And as he struggles to turn his life around while hiding his darker side from Misha, his ties with Trigger, Jukkie and the rest of his boys draw him deeper and deeper into gang violence, more serious and bloody than any he has ever seen. One night, Dwayne’s two lives collide, with devastating consequences. /div

Black Sheep

A Novel

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Author: Edmund Yates

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: 470

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Black Sheep

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Author: Meghan March

Publisher: Meghan March LLC

ISBN: 1943796300

Category: Fiction

Page: 250

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From New York Times bestselling author Meghan March comes a story of untold truths and one man’s redemption in the Dirty Mafia Duet. Every family has a black sheep. In the infamous Casso crime family, that black sheep is me—Cannon Freeman. Except I’m not a free man. I’ve never been free. Not since the day I was born. I owe my loyalty to my father, Dominic Casso, even if he won’t publicly acknowledge me as his blood. I’ve never had a reason to go against his wishes… until I met her. Drew Carson turned my world upside when she walked into my club looking for a job. Now, my honor and my life are on the line. Going against my father’s wishes might buy me a bullet straight from his gun, but black sheep or not, it’s time to make my stand. She's worth the fallout.

Baa Baa Black Sheep

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Author: Iza Trapani

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

ISBN: 160734548X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

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This charming story told in lyrical verse will inspire young readers to share the best of themselves. An industrious black sheep has wool aplenty, but little else for her friends. Horse needs hay, Mouse needs cheese, and Pig needs slop, but the poor black sheep has none of these. When her dissatisfied friends confront Sheep about her inability to share, they find that their lovely friend has knitted a special gift for each of them with her very own wool. Clever illustrations reveal delightful surprises as endearing new characters frolic from page to page in bold, generous color.