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Apology to a Whale

Apology to a Whale Author Cecile Pineda
ISBN-10 9781609404413
Release 2015-09
Pages 236
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"This book can be categorized as environmental philosophy. An urgent re-framing of current ecological thinking, Apology To A Whale addresses what the intersection of relative linguistics and archeology reveals about the present world's power relations, and the need for a new consciousness based on what the extraordinary communication of plants, animals, and indigenous people can teach us"--



The Love Queen of the Amazon

The Love Queen of the Amazon Author Cecile Pineda
ISBN-10 9781609401801
Release 2001-11
Pages 294
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This hilarious novel is a feminist spoof on the mostly-male magical realists of the "Boom" generation.



Three Tides

Three Tides Author Cecile Pineda
ISBN-10 0930324927
Release 2016-10-01
Pages 272
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In "Three Tides," a "writer s writer" lets readers peek over her shoulder as she talks about writing, revealing the process that allows her to stumble, crawl and run. Through memoir chronicling a particular period of writing, she moves to documenting the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, mediated through the oral histories of some of its survivors. The receding echoes of their voices guide her as she composes a drama, Like Snow Melting in Water: Song for a Lost Village. Based on a true story, the play chronicles the life and death of an rice-growing village bordering the Sea of Japan."



The World Book Encyclopedia

The World Book Encyclopedia Author
ISBN-10 0716600773
Release 1977
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The World Book Encyclopedia has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The World Book Encyclopedia also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The World Book Encyclopedia book for free.



Touching Spirit Bear

Touching Spirit Bear Author Ben Mikaelsen
ISBN-10 0786263512
Release 2004-02-01
Pages 308
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Winner of the Nautilus AwardInterest Level: Middle/High SchoolReading Grade Level: 3rd & 4thLexile Level: Not AvailableTheme: Emotions/Growing Up



In the Heart of the Sea

In the Heart of the Sea Author Nathaniel Philbrick
ISBN-10 1101221577
Release 2001-05-01
Pages 320
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From the author of Mayflower and Valiant Ambition, the riveting bestseller tells the story of the true events that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick. Winner of the National Book Award, Nathaniel Philbrick's book is a fantastic saga of survival and adventure, steeped in the lore of whaling, with deep resonance in American literature and history. In 1820, the whaleship Essex was rammed and sunk by an angry sperm whale, leaving the desperate crew to drift for more than ninety days in three tiny boats. Nathaniel Philbrick uses little-known documents and vivid details about the Nantucket whaling tradition to reveal the chilling facts of this infamous maritime disaster. In the Heart of the Sea, recently adapted into a major feature film starring Chris Hemsworth, is a book for the ages. From the Trade Paperback edition.



My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises Author Fredrik Backman
ISBN-10 9781444775860
Release 2015-06-04
Pages 320
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A must-read for fans of Rachel Joyce's The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Maria Semple's Where'd You Go, Bernadette Heartbreaking and hilarious in equal measure, by the author of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon A Man Called Ove will charm and delight anyone who has ever had a grandmother. Everyone remembers the smell of their grandmother's house. Everyone remembers the stories their grandmother told them. But does everyone remember their grandmother flirting with policemen? Driving illegally? Breaking into a zoo in the middle of the night? Firing a paintball gun from a balcony in her dressing gown? Seven-year-old Elsa does. Some might call Elsa's granny 'eccentric', or even 'crazy'. Elsa calls her a superhero. And granny's stories, of knights and princesses and dragons and castles, are her superpower. Because, as Elsa is starting to learn, heroes and villains don't always exist in imaginary kingdoms; they could live just down the hallway. As Christmas draws near, even the best superhero grandmothers may have one or two things they'd like to apologise for. And, in the process, Elsa can have some breath-taking adventures of her own . . .



Take to the Highway

Take to the Highway Author Bryce Milligan
ISBN-10 9781609405137
Release 2016-08-15
Pages 96
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TAKE TO THE HIGHWAY is a book about journeys and the intricate memory map of human consciousness. Mostly written while driving across the expanse of Texas, the poems embody family history, anticipate his mother’s coming death, and embody his reflections on a life lived along many roads within an interior landscape. Formal and yet deeply personal, the book dares to ask, in the words of reviewer Lorna Dee Cervantes, “Who are you again?” Juan Felipe Herrera, Poet Laureate of the United States, writes of TAKE TO THE HIGHWAY: "In this shifting play of perception, memory, fast long-line and prose fevers, we are given the “Hallelujah” of envisioning, which is the diamond-eyed gift of this superb collection. Tour de force, necessary materials for the the road ahead in these times."



Devil s Tango

Devil s Tango Author Cecile Pineda
ISBN-10 9781609403164
Release 2013-03-01
Pages 240
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As much personal journal as investigative journalism, this second edition traces the worsening developments at Fukushima Daiichi during the first year following the nuclear disaster. Often poetic in tone and philosophic in scope, this day-to-day reportage is peppered with the author’s reflections and dramatic monologues as she investigates the public’s willing blindness toward the nuclear power industry’s disregard for public safety in the pursuit of profit. The book offers a unique perspective and attempts to come to terms with Fukushima’s catastrophic consequences on the planet.



Bud Not Buddy

Bud  Not Buddy Author Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN-10 9781101934265
Release 2015-01-31
Pages 256
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The Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree. It’s 1936, in Flint Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud’s got a few things going for him: 1. He has his own suitcase full of special things. 2. He’s the author of Bud Caldwell’s Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself. 3. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: flyers advertising Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression!!!!!! Bud’s got an idea that those flyers will lead him to his father. Once he decides to hit the road to find this mystery man, nothing can stop him—not hunger, not fear, not vampires, not even Herman E. Calloway himself. AN ALA BEST BOOK FOR YOUNG ADULTS AN ALA NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK AN IRA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD WINNER NAMED TO 14 STATE AWARD LISTS “The book is a gem, of value to all ages, not just the young people to whom it is aimed.” —The Christian Science Monitor “Will keep readers engrossed from first page to last.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred “Curtis writes with a razor-sharp intelligence that grabs the reader by the heart and never lets go. . . . This highly recommended title [is] at the top of the list of books to be read again and again.” —Voice of Youth Advocates, Starred From the Hardcover edition.



Landwhale

Landwhale Author Jes Baker
ISBN-10 9781580056823
Release 2018-05-08
Pages 272
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By the author of Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls and a heroine of the body image movement, an intimate, gutsy memoir about being a fat woman Jes Baker burst onto the body positivity scene when she created her own ads mocking Abercrombie & Fitch for discriminating against all body types--a move that landed her on the Today Show and garnered a loyal following for her raw, honest, and attitude-filled blog missives. Building on the manifesta power of Things, this memoir goes deeply into Jes's inner life, from growing up a fat girl to dating while fat. With material that will have readers laughing and crying along with Jes's experience, this new book is a natural fit with her irreverent, open-book style. A deeply personal take, Landwhale is a glimpse at life as a fat woman today, but it's also a reflection of the unforgiving ways our culture still treats fatness, all with Jes's biting voice as the guide.



The One Minute Apology

The One Minute Apology Author Ken Blanchard
ISBN-10 9780688169817
Release 2003-01-07
Pages 128
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With his phenomenal bestsellers The One Minute Manager and Raving Fans, Ken Blanchard changed the way we approach management, leadership, and customer service. Now Blanchard, along with coauthor Margret McBride, presents a concept that, when implemented properly, is one of the most powerful actions for improving company and employee morale. This is also a book that can extend well beyond the business realm and can repair relationships that we thought were broken forever. Using Blanchard's signature breezy style, The One Minute Apology tells the story of a Young Man who wants to help his mentor, a company president, face and deal with some crucial mistakes he has made. For advice, the Young Man turns to a family friend, the One Minute Manager. What begins as a beautiful country weekend turns into an enlightening few days when he discovers what it truly means to apologize effectively when we have done something wrong. Through this engaging parable, Blanchard and McBride teach readers step-by-step how to accept responsibility for their errors and deal with the cause of the damage while maintaining a genuine sense of integrity. Destined to join Ken Blanchard's other groundbreaking classics, The One Minute Apology offers businesspeople -- and just about anyone -- a cogent and clear-headed way of approaching one of life's most perplexing dilemmas: how to accept that we have made a wrong decision and how to correct it by making a meaningful apology. The techniques described in this simple but profound story will have significant results at work and at home.



A New and Complete Concordance Or Verbal Index to Words Phrases Passages in the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare

A New and Complete Concordance Or Verbal Index to Words  Phrases    Passages in the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare Author John Bartlett
ISBN-10 CHI:77729656
Release 1896
Pages 1910
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A New and Complete Concordance Or Verbal Index to Words Phrases Passages in the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A New and Complete Concordance Or Verbal Index to Words Phrases Passages in the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A New and Complete Concordance Or Verbal Index to Words Phrases Passages in the Dramatic Works of Shakespeare book for free.



Brave New World

Brave New World Author Aldous Huxley
ISBN-10 0795311257
Release 2010-07-01
Pages 288
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Huxley's bleak future prophesized in Brave New World was a capitalist civilization which had been reconstituted through scientific and psychological engineering, a world in which people are genetically designed to be passive and useful to the ruling class. Satirical and disturbing, Brave New World is set some 600 years ahead, in "this year of stability, A.F. 632"--the A.F. standing for After Ford, meaning the godlike Henry Ford. "Community, Identity, Stability," is the motto. Reproduction is controlled through genetic engineering, and people are bred into a rigid class system. As they mature, they are conditioned to be happy with the roles that society has created for them. The rest of their lives are devoted to the pursuit of pleasure through sex, recreational sports, the getting and having of material possessions, and taking a drug called Soma. Concepts such as family, freedom, love, and culture are considered grotesque. Against this backdrop, a young man known as John the Savage is brought to London from the remote desert of New Mexico. What he sees in the new civilization a "brave new world" (quoting Shakespeare's The Tempest). However, ultimately, John challenges the basic premise of this society in an act that threatens and fascinates its citizens. Huxley uses his entire prowess to throw the idea of utopia into reverse, presenting us what is known as the "dystopian" novel. When Brave New World was written (1931), neither Hitler nor Stalin had risen to power. Huxley saw the enduring threat to society from the dark side of scientific and social progress, and mankind's increasing appetite for simple amusement. Brave New World is a work that indicts the idea of progress for progress sake and is backed up with force and reason.



Fixing Broken Windows

Fixing Broken Windows Author George L. Kelling
ISBN-10 9780684837383
Release 1997
Pages 319
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Cites successful examples of community-based policing



A tale of a tub

A tale of a tub Author Jonathan Swift
ISBN-10 OXFORD:600079051
Release 1811
Pages 322
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The Cruise of the Cachalot

The Cruise of the  Cachalot Author Frank Thomas Bullen
ISBN-10 9781465526311
Release 1928
Pages 375
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The Cruise of the Cachalot has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Cruise of the Cachalot also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Cruise of the Cachalot book for free.