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Frank: The True Story That Inspired the Movie
Jon Ronson

Riverhead Hardcover, 2014

In the late 1980s Jon Ronson was the keyboard player in the Frank Sidebottom Oh Blimey Big Band. Frank wore a big fake head. Nobody outside his inner circle knew his true identity. This became the subject of feverish speculation during his zenith years. Together, they rode relatively high. Then it all went wrong. Twenty-five years later and Jon has co-written a movie, Frank, inspired by his time in this great and bizarre band. Frank is set for ...
  
  











  



  
Porch Lights: A Novel
Dorothea Benton Frank

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2013

New York Times bestselling author Dorothea Benton Frank is back home in the Carolina lowcountry, spinning a tale that brims with the warmth, charm, heart, and humor that has become her trademark. Porch Lights is a stirring, emotionally rich multigenerational story—a poignant tale of life, love, and transformation—as a nurse, returning to Sullivans Island from the Afghanistan War, finds her life has been irrevocably altered by ...
  
  











  



  
Plantation: A Lowcountry Tale
Dorothea Benton Frank

Jove, 2001

Pat Conroy called Dorothea Benton Frank’s debut, Sullivan’s Island , “hilarious and wise,” while Anne Rivers Siddons declared that it “roars with life.” Now Frank evokes a lush plantation in the heart of modern-day South Carolina—where family ties and hidden truths run as deep and dark as the mighty Edisto River… Caroline Wimbley Levine always swore she’d never go home again. But now, at her brother’s behest, she has ...
  
  











  



  
Being Frank
Donna W. Earnhardt

Flashlight Press, 2012

Frank follows the motto, "Honesty is the best policy." He tells the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Frank never lies to his schoolmates, he always tells the truth to adults, and he’s always honest with police officers. The balancing act of finding tact, that fine line between telling the truth and telling too much truth, is the main theme of this story, and it's very funny—although not necessarily to his friend Dotti whose ...
  
  











  



  
Frank: The Voice
James Kaplan

Anchor, 2011

Frank Sinatra was the best-known entertainer of the twentieth century—infinitely charismatic, lionized and notorious in equal measure. But despite his mammoth fame, Sinatra the man has remained an enigma.  Now James Kaplan brings deeper insight than ever before to the complex psyche and turbulent life behind that incomparable voice, from Sinatra’s humble beginning in Hoboken to his fall from grace and Oscar-winning return in From Here to ...
  
  











  



  
The Last Original Wife: A Novel
Dorothea Benton Frank

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2014

Experience the sultry Southern atmosphere of Atlanta and the magic of the Carolina Lowcountry in this funny and poignant tale of one audacious woman's quest to find the love she deserves Leslie Anne Greene Carter is The Last Original Wife among her husband Wesley's wildly successful Atlanta social set. But if losing her friends to tanned and toned young Barbie brides isn't painful enough, a series of setbacks shake Les's world and push her to ...
  
  











  



  
Land of Mango Sunsets
Dorothea Benton Frank

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2009

Her despicable husband left her for a lingerie model who's barely more than a teenager, and her kids are busy with their own lives. But before Miriam Elizabeth Swanson can work herself up into a true snit about it all, her newest tenant, Liz, arrives from Birmingham with plenty of troubles of her own. Then Miriam meets a man named Harrison, who makes her laugh, makes her cry, and makes her feel like a brand-new woman. It's almost too much for ...
  
  











  



  
Loving Frank: A Novel
Nancy Horan

Ballantine Books, 2008

I have been standing on the side of life, watching it float by. I want to swim in the river. I want to feel the current. So writes Mamah Borthwick Cheney in her diary as she struggles to justify her clandestine love affair with Frank Lloyd Wright. Four years earlier, in 1903, Mamah and her husband, Edwin, had commissioned the renowned architect to design a new home for them. During the construction of the house, a powerful attraction developed ...
  
  











  



  
The Hurricane Sisters: A Novel
Dorothea Benton Frank

William Morrow, 2014

Hurricane season begins early and rumbles all summer long, well into September. Often people's lives reflect the weather and The Hurricane Sisters is just such a story. Once again Dorothea Benton Frank takes us deep into the heart of her magical South Carolina Lowcountry on a tumultuous journey filled with longings, disappointments, and, finally, a road toward happiness that is hard earned. There we meet three generations of women buried in ...
  
  











  



  
Sullivan's Island (Lowcountry Tales)
Dorothea Benton Frank

Berkley Trade, 2004

The New York Times bestseller—in paperback for the first time! Set in the steamy, stormy landscape of South Carolina, Sullivan's Island tells the unforgettable story of one woman's courageous journey toward truth. Born and raised on idyllic Sullivan's Island, Susan Hayes navigated through her turbulent childhood with humor, spunk, and characteristic Southern sass. But years later, she is a conflicted woman with an unfaithful husband, ...
  
  











  



  
Forged: The World of Nightwalkers
Jacquelyn Frank

Ballantine Books, 2014

From New York Times bestselling author Jacquelyn Frank comes a seductive new paranormal romance set in the World of the Nightwalkers, as a battle-scarred bodyguard and a sensitive beauty risk their lives—and their hearts—in the face of evil.   When Katrina Haynes discovers a large man lying wounded in the snow, she fears he is at death’s door. But as Kat tends to his injuries, she quickly realizes that they’re the least of her ...
  
  











  



  
Graphic Ink: The DC Comics Art of Frank Quitely
Frank Quitely

DC Comics, 2014

Frank Quitely's amazing, finely detailed artwork has been gracing the pages of DC Comics since he began illustrating stories in THE BIG BOOK series, from DC's Paradox Press imprint, in the mid-90's.  Quitely quickly earned a name for himself illustrating fellow Scotsman Grant Morrison's FLEX MENTALLO, JLA EARTH 2, as well as Neil Gaiman's SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS.  Graphic Ink: The DC Comics Art of Frank Quitely collects all of Quitely's BIG ...
  
  











  



  
Folly Beach: A Lowcountry Tale
Dorothea Benton Frank

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2011

“Dottie Frank’s books are sexy and hilarious. She has staked out the lowcountry of South Carolina as her personal literary property.” —Pat Conroy, author of The Prince of Tides and South of Broad The incomparable Dorothea Benton Frank is back with her latest Lowcountry Novel, Folly Beach . As she has with Lowcountry Summer , Return to Sullivans Island , Land of Mango Sunsets , and so many other delightful literal excursions to ...
  
  











  



  
The Five Faces (The Markhat Files)

Samhain Publishing, Ltd., 2014

When Death writes your name, there is no erasing it. The Markhat Files, Book 8 It starts as a typical day in the park, with Markhat tracking a bully the law won’t touch, and promising a little girl he’ll find her missing dog, name of Cornbread. But as the sun sets over Rannit, a new menace creeps out with the dark. There’s a killer on the loose, and Markhat the finder suspects magic behind the murders. Each victim receives a ...
  
  











  



  
Oz: The Complete Collection (All 14 Oz Books, with Illustrated Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and Exclusive Bonus ...

Maplewood Books, 2014

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Oz! Fans of L. Frank Baum’s Oz books, you are in for a treat. Collected here is the ultimate Kindle edition of the beloved series starring such timeless characters as Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, and the Wicked Witch of the West. Included in OZ: The Complete Collection are: • All fourteen Oz books written by L. Frank Baum. • The first book, The Wonderful Wizard ...
  
  











  



  
Bulls Island
Dorothea Benton Frank

Avon, 2009

“Dottie Frank’s books are sexy and hilarious. She has staked out the lowcountry of South Carolina as her personal literary property.” —Pat Conroy, author of The Prince of Tides Bulls Island is a supremely satisfying tale of honor, chance, and star-crossed love, infused with Southern wit, grace, and charm, from the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Dorothea Benton Frank. The much beloved author of Plantation, Return to ...
  
  











  



  
The Frank Book
Jim Woodring

Fantagraphics, 2011

The definitive collection of Jim Woodring’s mysterious anthropomorph! Since 1991, Jim Woodring’s lusciously rendered, hypnotic fables have dazzled readers the world over, and the runaway success of the Frank-co-starring graphic novel Weathercraft and the first true Frank graphic novel Congress of the Animals have only whetted readers’ appetites for more. In honor of Frank’s 20th anniversary Fantagraphics is re-releasing the ...
  
  











  



  
Battle Road, 2014

What would our country's future look like if the Tea Party seized power? That's the setting for this action adventure thriller. It's the story of an ordinary, yet flawed individual who's world is turned upside down when he's thrown into the middle of an emerging rebellion against the corrupt, dictatorial regime in Washington. Dylan Fraser is a software engineer working on digital transmission control signals for the Department of ...
  
  











  



  
Lowcountry Summer (Plantation)
Dorothea Benton Frank

William Morrow Paperbacks, 2011

“Frank…writes with genuine adoration for and authority on the South Carolina Lowcountry from which she sprang….[Her] stuff is never escapist fluff—it’s the real deal.” — Atlanta Journal-Constitution Return to Tall Pines in the long-awaited sequel to Dorothea Benton Frank’s beloved bestseller Plantation . Lowcountry Summer is the story of the changing anatomy of a family after the loss of its matriarch, sparkling with the ...
  
  











  



  
Old Kyle's Boy

Wolfpack Publishing, 2014

When your brother and your daddy are hung by the neck until dead, and all the cattle you've fought to raise and keep all your life are taken as reparations, then you're bound to have a burr under your saddle…and some things only a gun can resolve. Another fine action adventure from Frank Roderus, America's western tale master. Don't miss this one!
  
  











  








   



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