Vain empires poems by Logan, William

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Published by Peterloo Poets in Calstock .

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Statementby William Logan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3562.O449 V35 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22303366M
ISBN 101871471524
OCLC/WorldCa40651795

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Collins (Dark Justice) opens this ethics-focused mystery with a diverse assortment of contestants appearing on a new reality show. Sequestered on a private island off the coast of Australia.

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Six people arrive on a remote island--contestants in the “reality show of the century,” Dream Prize. The winner will be the person who learns the most facts about the others and gains the most viewer votes. Sounds simple. But the three men and three women soon discover nothing is as expected.

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Vain Empires (Large Print): Collins, Brandilyn: Six people arrive on a remote island as contestants in the reality show of the century, Dream Prize. The winner will be the person who learns the most facts about the others and gains the most viewer votes.

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William Logan's poems find Ovid in a London gentlemen's club, Romeo and Juliet in Florida, and the varnished splendors of religion and politics surviving at the seedy edge of culture.

VAIN EMPIRES is breathtakingly intense in language and disturbing in its moral intelligence. "Empires in the Sun" by Lawrence James is the explanation of interaction between Africa and Europe in the 19th and 20th century. The tone of this book is formal, /5.Though Cara’s complacent acquiescence to J.L.’s demands makes her a less-than-sympathetic character, the believable social situations and fast-paced plotting by Collins (Vain Empires) make.William Logan was born in in Boston and raised in a fishing village on the southern coast of Massachusetts.

He received his BA from Yale University in and his MFA from the University of Iowa in Logan’s honors include the Sewanee Review’s Aiken Taylor Award in Modern American.

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