A Breath of Autumn

A Breath of Autumn Author Lillian Beckwith
ISBN-10 9781447220787
Release 2012-05-03
Pages 152
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Kirsty MacDonald is a crofter on the idyllic Westisle in the Hebrides, an island she now owns. Her son, Wee Ruari, has started school on the mainland, travelling by boat across the Sound to Clachan, and being separated from her son during the week is a wrench for Kirsty. Twice widowed, she misses the boy’s father, who was tragically drowned, and also her husband’s brother, who became her second husband – and secretly loved her. Kirsty is not left entirely alone though. As autumn arrives she is kept busy preparing for the winter and finds herself fully involved in the lives of her fellow islanders: fisherman Jamie, who is like her own son, his friend Euan and new arrival Enac. However, it is the appearance of a Canadian and his daughter that causes the biggest waves in the small community. Kirsty is opposed to change but soon comes to learn that not all change is to be resisted. ‘Her Highland crofters emerge from the pages as true friends’ Mirror



Poems

Poems Author
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433066650619
Release 1868
Pages 242
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Poems has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Poems also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Poems book for free.



The Bridge of Years

The Bridge of Years Author May Sarton
ISBN-10 9781497685529
Release 2014-12-16
Pages 340
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May Sarton’s celebrated novel of family, philosophy, and survival, set between the two great wars that cleaved Europe in two In the wake of the First World War, life for the Duchesnes goes on almost as it always has. Situated near a vegetable garden, an orchard, and rolling green pastures, their Belgian estate is one of the few that escaped dereliction in the difficult preceding years. The garden is Mélanie Duchesne’s lifeblood—a boost to her seemingly unending well of vitality. The introspective Paul finds his refuge in writing, his most deeply held ambition. But as the years pass, Paul’s books find little audience, and husband and wife focus instead on their furniture business and their growing family. The Bridge of Years follows the Duchesnes in the years leading up to World War II—their daily exploits and travails, the small moments and mundane beauties that fill their lives. When their German friend Schmidt arrives for a visit, he brings news of an impending nightmare in the East that is threatening to overturn life as they know it. With the specter of fascism looming, the rising tensions bring out the best in Paul, whose writing enjoys renewed vigor and intensity, as well as in Mélanie, whose steadfast determination might be the very thing that saves her family as war knocks at their door once again.



Classics in Chinese Philosophy

Classics in Chinese Philosophy Author Wade Baskin
ISBN-10 9781497689411
Release 2014-12-23
Pages 748
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During the last century China has undergone more change than during any other period in its long and turbulent history. Roughly a quarter of the world’s population has been directly affected by the radical transformation that culminated in the establishment of the present Communist state—one which claims to have translated into reality the Confucian ideal of securing the equality of all men. In underdeveloped regions throughout the world, wherever the quest for social justice has been checked, millions of people have been indirectly affected by these changes. Western scholars, somewhat perplexed by what has already happened, are trying to determine the causes underlying the whole succession of events. Believing that recent developments are best understood when viewed from a historical perspective, the editor of this work has tried to present in one volume a conspectus of the brilliant and many-sided development of Chinese philosophy. The study of Chinese philosophy has been severely restricted by the difficulties of the classical literary style and, until recently, by the absence of reliable translations. Problems of terminology abound because the same Chinese term is translated differently in the works of different philosophers. The editor endeavors in the introductory statement preceding each selection to help the reader to cope with these lexical problems. By adopting a chronological arrangement of the materials and calling attention to interlinking developments, he provides the reader with a practical means of familiarizing himself with the most important documents of the cultural heritage of China, the cradle of the world’s oldest civilization, from the Confucian Analects to the theoretical statements of Mao Tse-Tung.



THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD

THE EIGHTH WONDER OF THE WORLD Author Jerry L. Rhoads
ISBN-10 9781503546738
Release 2015-03-31
Pages 762
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Words, expression and relationships give me the opportunity to connect with someone I will never meet. There are 1,025, 109 words in the English language ... I have only used 80,182 of those words, in 14,792 paragraphs in 22,987 lines. Some rhyme and or form prose designed to put forth a different way of looking at my past situation and reflect on truth or dare in living our life. Jerry L. Rhoads, CPA , CEO All-American Care of Muscatine and Washington, 2002 Cedar Street Muscatine, Iowa 52761 Over the years I have contemplated publishing the poems but always put it off due to a lack of time to translate from paper to digital those thoughts of thirty years past. I have found not one poem dated because they reflected words spoken from my head that focuses on the ideas of times and events that never really change ... just mature, evolve and reoccur if you are to have memories that mean anything. Love, religion, war, peace, work and play all are never going to age just the mode of expression. Today I still have those in 12 three ring binders on yellowing stock and use them to trigger my editing and writing skills into this book. The material is overwhelming since there are about 2,500 poems. Every conceivable word that I saw along the road on billboards, road signs, advertisements, business signs, or heard, etc. triggered a poem onto tape then onto paper. Today I am to converting these to a digital format so I can capture the thoughts and evolve these rough drafts into many more books. I have tried to make the organization somewhat topical focusing on the better material, in my artistic opinion ... yours will by nature be different and that is the power of the written word. My intention in triggering topics and titles is not unconventional but does challenge the reader to believe I know that much about words and very little about conventional poetry. So if you like or dislike the ideas and use of the English language that kept me occupied over 1 million miles in my car so be it.



Strategies for Building Fluency

Strategies for Building Fluency Author Deborah V. Mink
ISBN-10 1425802478
Release 2009-08
Pages 304
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A must-have resource for improving fluency, this easy-to-use guide features practical, research-based strategies and supported leveled readings. Includes three audio CDs that feature recordings of all the passages, and a Teacher Resource CD with bonus passages.



Grace in Autumn

Grace in Autumn Author Lori Copeland
ISBN-10 9781418515416
Release 2001-06-09
Pages 260
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It's November, and as the island residents prepare for the coming months of cold and snow, they are surprised by God's unexpected lessons of humility, trust, and hope. Authors Lori Copeland and Angela Hunt revisit the Island of Heavenly Daze in the second book of the highly acclaimed series about a small town where angelic intervention is commonplace and the Thanksgiving feast a community affair.



Chemistry of the Four Seasons Spring Summer Autumn and Winter

Chemistry of the Four Seasons  Spring  Summer  Autumn  and Winter Author Thomas Griffiths
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433066415427
Release 1846
Pages 451
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons Spring Summer Autumn and Winter has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Chemistry of the Four Seasons Spring Summer Autumn and Winter also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Chemistry of the Four Seasons Spring Summer Autumn and Winter book for free.



A Poems

A Poems Author Jean Elizabeth Ward
ISBN-10 9781435745568
Release 2009-09-15
Pages 300
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A POEMS is the first of the alphabet, filled with well over 600 poems, all beginning with an A. With an Alien Acrylic Illustration on the cover. Elvis Presley Poems, Chinese Homage Poems, Child Abuse Awareness Poems, Children's Poems, and many more, with a Reference of Poetry in the beginning of this 300 page book, with 40 Illustrations.



An Autumn War

An Autumn War Author Daniel Abraham
ISBN-10 1429951877
Release 2008-07-22
Pages 368
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Daniel Abraham delighted fantasy readers with his brilliantly original and engaging first novel, and in his second penned a tragedy as darkly personal and violent as Shakespeare's King Lear. Now he has written an epic fantasy of much wider scope and appeal that will thrill his fans and enthrall legions of new readers. Otah Machi, ruler of the city of Machi, has tried for years to prepare his people for a future in which the magical andat, entities that support their commerce and intimidate all foes, can no longer be safely harnessed. But his efforts are too little, too late. The Galts, an expansionist empire from across the sea, have tired of games of political espionage and low-stakes sabotage. Their general, a ruthless veteran, has found a way to do what was thought impossible: neutralize the andat. As the Galtic army advances, the Poets who control the andat wage their own battle to save their loved-ones and their nation. Failure seems inevitable, but success would end the Galtic threat. With wonderful storytelling skill, Abraham has wedded the unique magic, high-stakes betrayal and political intrigue of his previous works with a broad tapestry of action in a spectacular fantasy epic. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.



Po Chu i an Homage To

Po Chu i  an Homage To Author Jean Elizabeth, Poet Laureate Ward
ISBN-10 9781435715165
Release 2008-06-27
Pages 150
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English First Edition: (with illustrations) Po Chu-I (772-846 CE) vowed his poems would be understood at every social level, so he broke with the poetic habits of the literati in two respects. First, his diction was not merely simple, but sometimes colloquial, and, second, he frequently lamented the economic and social injustices perpetrated on the poor. However, he also ranged freely among traditional subjects, including, as here, the evocation of emotions using natural scenes. In this book, American Poet Laureate, Jean Elizabeth Ward has read, and responded with either Homages to, or Inspired by Po Chu I. Over 300 poems in this lovely book, with the painting of Po Chu I by the author. NOT A TRANSLATION JOURNAL.



The New monthly belle assembl e

The New monthly belle assembl  e Author
ISBN-10 OXFORD:555032786
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An Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854

An Arctic Boat Journey in the Autumn of 1854 Author Isaac Israel Hayes
ISBN-10 OXFORD:N10591180
Release 1860
Pages 379
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Account of attempt to reach Upernavik in the autumn of 1854 by eight members from the officers and crew of the brig Advance, part of Kane's expedition.



Kingdoms of Caelum Autumn of the War Queen

Kingdoms of Caelum  Autumn of the War Queen Author N M McIntyre
ISBN-10 9781291523379
Release 2013-12
Pages 210
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In this dazzling epic fantasy novel, aimed at young adults. Kingdoms of Caelum plunges you head first into the Realms of Caelum. Four ancient Kingdoms sit docile in the clouds, each one as dangerous as the next. For many years peace has prevailed, until now. Follow Katla Veurink in a vicious game of lies, treachery and murder as she battles the many dangers, both above and below the Kingdoms. Only steel determination will see her through, and she would do well to remember; never trust a Dark Elf. This is book 1 of the Kingdoms of Caelum trilogy. An exciting, fresh fantasy adventure that wont disappoint.



The Ladies Companion

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ISBN-10 NYPL:33433081685459
Release 1856
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THE LADIES COMPANION AND MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL IX

THE LADIES  COMPANION AND MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL IX Author
ISBN-10 OXFORD:555031723
Release 1856
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The King s College Magazine

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ISBN-10 HARVARD:32044092669084
Release 1842
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