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An Unexpected Guest
Author: Anne Korkeakivi
Publisher: Little, Brown
ISBN: 0316196762
Pages: 288
Year: 2012-04-17
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Clare Moorhouse, the American wife of a high-ranking diplomat in Paris, is arranging an official dinner crucial to her husband's career. As she shops for fresh stalks of asparagus and works out the menu and seating arrangements, her day is complicated by the unexpected arrival of her son and a random encounter with a Turkish man, whom she discovers is a suspected terrorist. Like Virginia Woolf did in Mrs. Dalloway, Anne Korkeakivi brilliantly weaves the complexities of an age into an act as deceptively simple as hosting a dinner party.
The Unexpected Guest
Author: Charles Osborne, Agatha Christie
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0006513689
Pages: 177
Year: 2000
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When a stranger runs his car into a ditch and makes his way to an isolated house, he discovers a woman standing over the dead body of her husband, gun in her hand. She admits to murder, and the guest helps her concoct a story.
The Unexpected Guest
Author: Paul Domela
Publisher: Art Books
ISBN: 1908970030
Pages: 320
Year: 2012
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Published on the occasion of the Liverpool Biennial 2012, this book addresses the theme of the exhibition: notions of hospitality. Hospitality is the welcome we extend to strangers, an attitude and a code of conduct, as well as a metaphor that encompasses issues of the body, territory, geopolitics, ecology, trade and the hosting of data. In this era of unprecedented movement of both people and knowledge, different cultures of hospitality jostle for space as never before. Where lies the threshold between host and guest, if there is one at all, and who has the power to decide? How does our view of hospitality change when seen through the lens of time? The ethics underlying these questions are shaped by traditions that date back to the classical world and the ancient cultures of central Asia and the Indian sub-continent. In more recent times, philosophers from Kant to Derrida have provided influential comment on the subject, establishing the terms of a discourse that now spans myriad disciplines, among them anthropology, sociology, economics, philosophy, theology, politics and art. Responding to this growing academic and cultural interest, The Unexpected Guest is the first publication to bring together an anthology of key historical and contemporary texts with new contributions by writers from a variety of fields, alongside artists responses commissioned especially for the book. Uniquely, it introduces time as a window onto hospitality, offering fresh perspectives and new thinking on the issue.
The Parable of the Unexpected Guest
Author: D. A. Zimmerman
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 083086900X
Pages: 33
Year: 2011-08-11
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As this little booklet reminds us, life isn't always what we expect it will be. But sometimes everything can change, with just a knock at the door. . . . What would happen if Jesus showed up at your door and wanted nothing more than to spend time with you? Would it be weird? What would you tell him about your life? What wouldn't you tell him? Would you invite him to stay?
The Unexpected Guest
Author: Deborah Simmons
Publisher: Harlequin / SB Creative
ISBN: 4596647615
Pages: 127
Year: 2014-12-18
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The Unexpected Guests
Author: William Dean Howells
Pages: 54
Year: 1893
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The Unexpected Guest
Author: Agatha Christie
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062006770
Pages: 100
Year: 2010-02-10
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A classic from the original queen of mystery: Agatha Christie.
The unexpected guest
Author: Norbert Makmop
Publisher: Cop Publishing P/L
Pages: 30
Year: 1998
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The Unexpected Guest
Author: Christina Leung
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 1606937774
Pages: 38
Year: 2009-10
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Warning: the contents of this box may be of a sinister nature! Everyone loves surprises, but will this family love their surprise after they discover what's inside a brightly wrapped cardboard box? Animal antics await readers who love furry friends in this fun-filled story about a potentially sinister unexpected guest! See the world (or at least the inside of the house!) through the eyes of an adventurous mystery guest as he plays all day while the family's away! Find out what is delivered to the doorstep of an unsuspecting family in Christina Leung's The Unexpected Guest. Can you guess what's inside? Christina Leung is an accomplished artist and writer who graduated from the Seven Hills College of Arts in Brisbane, Australia with honours. She has enjoyed over twenty years working as a visual artist and owning a children's gallery. Her love of family and animals has inspired her to produce delightful works of art at children's hospitals as well as three other books she has written and illustrated. Christina currently lives in Brisbane with her dogs, Rex and Moe Diddly; her cat, Scooter; and a blue parrot called bob.
The Unexpected Guest
Author: Amos J. Hershey
Pages: 18
Year: 1906
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The Uninvited Guests
Author: Sadie Jones
Publisher: Knopf Canada
ISBN: 030740255X
Pages: 256
Year: 2012-04-17
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It's rural England, just after the turn of the last century. Charlotte married Edward Shift after the sudden death of her first husband, Horace Torrington. They live at Sterne, the home they are in danger of losing due to a financial crisis, with Charlotte's 3 children: Emerald, Clovis and Smudge. On the day of Emerald's birthday party, a terrible train wreck occurs on a branch line and the stranded passengers seek refuge at Sterne. Among these passengers is Charlie Traversham-Beechers, a sketchy figure from Charlotte's past. This unusual guest list makes for an unforgettable birthday celebration for Emerald and an evening of the past literally coming back to haunt Charlotte.
The Unexpected Wedding Guest
Author: Aimee Carson
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 0373207204
Pages: 224
Year: 2013-06-18
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"Surprised to see me?" Getting caught in her wedding dress by her drop-dead-gorgeous ex-husband is Reese Michael's worst nightmare. Especially when her perfect-on-paper fiancé then cancels their wedding! Reese has spent years trying to forget how her marriage to Mason Hicks crashed and burned—yes, their chemistry was incredible, but a girl can't live on lust alone! And what's a jilted bride supposed to do when the one man she could never forget is back in her life, as irresistible as ever? Mason might be her own personal brand of Kryptonite, but surely life is meant to be lived a little dangerously…? Look out for the second book in The Wedding Season quartet, Girl Least Likely to Marry
The Unexpected Guest
Author: Rega Kramer McCarty
Pages: 5
Year: 1949
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A play in one act portraying a meeting between the mother of Jesus, her sister, and the mother of one of the thieves on the cross. Each mother is able to bring comfort to the other.
The Unexpected Guest
Author: Charles Osborne
Publisher: Ottawa
Pages: 175
Year: 1999
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An intruder discovers a dead body of a man in a wheelchair and the wife with the gun who shot him, and he does not want to call the police.
Strangers at My Door
Author: Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove
Publisher: Convergent Books
ISBN: 0307731960
Pages: 224
Year: 2013-11-05
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Jesus Told Us Where to Find Him. Just Look for an Outcast. His first followers knew that Jesus could be found with the fatherless, the widows, and the hungry and homeless. He said that he himself was a stranger, and commended those who welcomed him. If he really meant these things, what would happen if you opened your door to every person who came with a need? Jonathan and Leah Wilson-Hartgrove decided to find out. The author and his wife moved to the Walltown neighborhood in Durham, North Carolina, where they have been answering the door to anyone who knocks. When they began, they had little idea what might happen, but they counted on God to show up. In Strangers at My Door, Wilson-Hartgrove tells of risks and occasional disappointments. But far more often there is joy, surprise, and excitement as strangers become friends, mentors, and helpers. Immerse yourself in these inspiring, eye-opening accounts of people who arrive with real needs, but ask only for an invitation to come in. You will never view Jesus and the people he cares about the same way again. From the Trade Paperback edition.