Posts Tagged ‘places’

Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver – dedication

In Books, Novels on August 7, 2010 at 5:58 pm

Barbara Kingsolver dedicated her 2000 novel Prodigal Summer ~

For Steven, Camille, and Lily,
And for wildness, where it lives.

Steven is her second husband;
Camille and Lily are her daughters.

Prodigal Summer is dedicated to Steven, Camille, Lily and wildness

Zeitoun by Dave Eggers – Dedication

In Adventure, Books, Novels, Politics on June 28, 2010 at 7:46 pm

Dave Eggers dedicated his book Zeitoun ~

For Abdulrahman, Kathy, Zachary, Nademah,

Aisha, Safiya, and Ahmad in New Orleans

For Ahmad, Antonia, Lutfi, and Laila in Malaga

For Kousay, Nada, Mahmoud, Zakiya, Luay, Eman, Fahzia,

Fatimah, Aisha, Munah, Nasibah,

and all the Zeitouns of Jableh, Lattakia,

and Arwad Island

For the people of New Orleans

Mr. Eggers also co-founded and supports these foundations:

The Zeitoun Foundation is:

dedicated to rebuilding New Orleans and fostering interfaith understanding.

McSweeny’s of New Orleans thanked Eggers for the shout-out!

Watch his TED speech>>

Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Conan Doyle

In Uncategorized on February 17, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Arthur Conan Doyle dedicated the Adventures of Sherlock Holmes to Joseph Bell, a Scottish doctor.

To my old teacher, Joseph Bell, M.D., & company, of 2, Melville Crescent, Edinburgh. (Scotland).

– Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle