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Lion A Long Way Home Young Readers Edition

Lion  A Long Way Home Young Readers  Edition Author Saroo Brierley
ISBN-10 9781743772171
Release 2017-01-30
Pages 208
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Can you imagine being lost and not finding your way home again? Saroo Brierley became lost on a train in India at the age of five. Not knowing the name of his family or where he was from, he survived for weeks on the streets of Kolkata, before being taken into an orphanage and adopted by a family in Australia. Despite being happy in his new home, Saroo always wondered about his origins. He spent hours staring at the map of India on his bedroom wall. He pored over satellite images on Google Earth seeking out landmarks he recognised. And one day, after years of searching, he miraculously found what he was looking for. Then he set off on a journey back to India to see if he could find his mother. This inspirational true story of survival and triumph against incredible odds is now a major motion picture starring Dev Patel, David Wenham and Nicole Kidman.

Lions Commentary on UNIX 6th Edition with Source Code

Lions  Commentary on UNIX 6th Edition with Source Code Author John Lions
ISBN-10 1573980137
Release 1996-01-01
Pages 254
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For the past 20 years, UNIX insiders have cherished and zealously guarded pirated photocopies of this manuscript, a "hacker trophy" of sorts. Now legal (and legible) copies are available. An international "who's who" of UNIX wizards, including Dennis Ritchie, have contributed essays extolling the merits and importance of this underground classic.


Lion Author Deirdre Jackson
ISBN-10 9781861897350
Release 2010-05-15
Pages 236
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Although the lion is not the largest, fastest or most lethal animal, its position as king of beasts has rarely been challenged. Since Palaeolithic times, lions have fascinated people, and due to its gallant mane, knowing eyes, and distinctive roar, the animal continues to beguile us today. In Lion, Deirdre Jackson paints a fresh portrait of this regal beast, drawing on folktales, the latest scientific research, and even lion-tamers’ memoirs, as well as other little-known sources to tell the story of lions famous and anonymous, familiar and surprising. Majestic, noble, brave—the lion is an animal that has occupied a great place in the human imagination, inspiring countless myths, lore and legends. As well, this creative relationship has abounded in visual culture—painted on wood and canvas, chiseled in stone, hammered in metal, and tucked between the pages of medieval manuscripts, lions have often represented divinity, dignity, and danger. In Lion Jackson summarizes the latest findings of field biologists and offers in-depth analyses of works of art, literature, oral traditions, plays, and films. She is a peerless guide on a memorable visual and cultural safari.

Library Lion

Library Lion Author Michelle Knudsen
ISBN-10 9780763637842
Release 2009
Pages 48
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A lion starts visiting the local library but runs into trouble as he tries to both obey the rules and help his librarian friend.

Lion Hearted

Lion Hearted Author Andrew Loveridge
ISBN-10 9781682451212
Release 2018-04-10
Pages 288
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“Until the lion has its own storyteller, tales of the lion hunt will always glorify the hunter.” —Zimbabwean proverb In 2015, an American hunter named Walter Palmer shot and killed a lion named Cecil. The lion was one of dozens slain each year in Zimbabwe, which legally licenses the hunting of big cats. But Cecil’s death sparked unprecedented global outrage, igniting thousands of media reports about the peculiar circumstances surrounding this hunt. At the center of the controversy was Dr. Andrew Loveridge, the zoologist who had studied Cecil for eight years. In Lion Hearted, Loveridge pieces together, for the first time, the fascinating life and murky details of this beloved lion’s slaying. In the tradition of Born Free and Gorillas in the Mist, Lion Hearted chronicles Loveridge’s long acquaintance with a host of charismatic lions that his team has tracked, often from birth to death. Born and raised in Zimbabwe, Loveridge learned to love predators at the knee of his father, an eminent herpetologist who stored baby crocodiles in the family bathtub. After earning his doctorate at Oxford, he seized an invitation to study the lions of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park. There he meets Stumpy Tail, who, despite her name, has the dignity of the Queen of the Animal Kingdom; Dynamite, a venerable coalition leader who, muscled out by younger males, sets off on an incredible thirty-seven-day, 137-mile journey to find a new home; and Kataza, who escapes another lion’s claws, and whom Loveridge twice saves from death at the hands of humans. And, of course, there is Cecil. Dethroned in an epic battle, he forms an alliance with a former rival. He also becomes a favorite of photographers and tourists—until the fateful night when a Minnesota dentist and his hunting guide entice the trusting cat with a free meal. Loveridge unravels the complexities of lion society and the dangers the cats face both within their ranks and from the outside world. Despite their ruthless reputation, lions can form deep emotional bonds—females live in prides, a sisterhood of mothers, daughters, sisters, and aunts that can exhibit military precision when hunting in formation; males band together in coalitions to vie for control of territory and the female prides. They also display a wide range of emotional behavior, including mourning the loss of their mates, partners, and cubs. Africa’s lion population is estimated to have shrunk by 43 percent in the last twenty years. There may now be as few as 20,000 wild lions across the entire continent—far fewer than the number of elephants. While deploring the killing of lions for sport, Loveridge does not believe that banning trophy hunting, by itself, will halt the decline of Africa’s lion populations. He sees greater threats in human population growth, the loss of habitat to agriculture, and the illegal trade in lion body parts for use in traditional medicines. And he offers concrete proposals for averting the lion’s extinction. More than a gripping detective story, Lion Hearted is an exploration of humanity’s relationship with the natural world and an attempt to keep this majestic species from disappearing. “Lions are one of the most beloved animals on the planet,” Loveridge observes. “They are the national symbol of no fewer than fifteen countries. . . . Surely, we can think of a better way to save the wild animals we love besides killing them.”

Chloe and the Lion

Chloe and the Lion Author Mac Barnett
ISBN-10 9781368005296
Release 2017-01-24
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Meet Chloe: Every week, she collects loose change so she can buy tickets to ride the merry-go-round. But one fateful day, she gets lost in the woods on her way home, and a large dragon leaps out from—"Wait! It's supposed to be a lion," says Mac Barnett, the author of this book. But Adam Rex, the illustrator, thinks a dragon would be so much cooler (don't you agree?). Mac's power of the pen is at odds with Adam's brush, and Chloe's story hangs in the balance. Can she help them out of this quandary to be the heroine of her own story? Mac Barnett and Adam Rex are a dynamic duo, and two of the strongest contemporary voices in picture books today. In an accessible and funny way, Chloe and the Lion talks about the creative process and the joys and trials of collaboration.

In the Skin of a Lion

In the Skin of a Lion Author Michael Ondaatje
ISBN-10 0307776638
Release 2011-04-06
Pages 256
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Bristling with intelligence and shimmering with romance, this novel tests the boundary between history and myth. Patrick Lewis arrives in Toronto in the 1920s and earns his living searching for a vanished millionaire and tunneling beneath Lake Ontario. In the course of his adventures, Patrick's life intersects with those of characters who reappear in Ondaatje's Booker Prize-winning The English Patient. 256 pp.


Lion Author Caroline Arnold
ISBN-10 9781623345341
Release 2013-06-28
Pages 48
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In Africa and India, where lions live in the wild, they rule the open plains with their extraordinary strength. This lively photo essay offers an intriguing look at this magnificent big cat, both in captivity and in the wild. The informative text and forty striking full-color photographs examine its daily life and behavior, as well as the unique physical characteristics that have earned the lion the title King of Beasts.

Heart of a Lion

Heart of a Lion Author William Stolzenburg
ISBN-10 9781620405543
Release 2016-04-12
Pages 256
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Late one June night in 2011, a large animal collided with an SUV cruising down a Connecticut parkway. The creature appeared as something out of New England's forgotten past. Beside the road lay a 140-pound mountain lion. Speculations ran wild, the wildest of which figured him a ghostly survivor from a bygone century when lions last roamed the eastern United States. But a more fantastic scenario of facts soon unfolded. The lion was three years old, with a DNA trail embarking from the Black Hills of South Dakota on a cross-country odyssey eventually passing within thirty miles of New York City. It was the farthest landbound trek ever recorded for a wild animal in America, by a barely weaned teenager venturing solo through hostile terrain. William Stolzenburg retraces his two-year journey--from his embattled birthplace in the Black Hills, across the Great Plains and the Mississippi River, through Midwest metropolises and remote northern forests, to his tragic finale upon Connecticut's Gold Coast. Along the way, the lion traverses lands with people gunning for his kind, as well as those championing his cause. Heart of a Lion is a story of one heroic creature pitting instinct against towering odds, coming home to a society deeply divided over his return. It is a testament to the resilience of nature, and a test of humanity's willingness to live again beside the ultimate symbol of wildness.

Lions 317C District Directory

Lions 317C District Directory Author PMJF Lion A R Ujjanappa, District Governor
Release 2017-12-11
Pages 400
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Directory for the Lions District 317C, was released by District Governor PMJF Lion A R Ujjanappa, for the Centenary year 2017-18. It contains Lionistic information on all the Clubs, Zones, Regions and the Lion Leaders along with LCI information. This Digital Edition is a replica of the print edition, to enable portability of the information.

The Lion the Fox and the Eagle

The Lion  the Fox and the Eagle Author Carol Off
ISBN-10 9780307370778
Release 2010-10-15
Pages 416
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Three Canadians – Lewis MacKenzie, Romeo Dallaire and Louise Arbour – were at the centre of the two greatest tragedies of the 1990s. Two of them could have stopped the killing. One was asked to bring the perpetrators to justice. In this riveting, original and explosive book, Carol Off explores the failure of peacekeeping missions in Sarajevo and Rwanda, and the international community’s attempt to redeem itself by prosecuting the people responsible for the genocides. Events turned on the action of two Canadian generals: the fox of the title, Lewis MacKenzie, who commanded the UN forces in Bosnia for the first crucial months of the conflict; and the lion, Romeo Dallaire, who developed an interventionary plan that he believed would have prevented the Rwandan genocide but was forced by the UN to stand by while 800,000 people were slaughtered. The eagle is Louise Arbour, a Canadian judge who became Chief Prosecutor for War Crimes in Rwanda and the former Yugoslavia. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Lion and the Rabbit

The Lion and the Rabbit Author Beverley Randell
ISBN-10 1869555899
Release 1994
Pages 16
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A Lion has caught a rabbit to eat, but now he sees a deer and wants to eat that.

Lions 324B2 District Directory 2017 18

Lions 324B2 District Directory 2017 18 Author PMJF Lion T A Boobpathi, District Governor
Release 2017-11-10
Pages 800
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District Governor PMJF Lion T A Boobpathi, released the Lions Directory for the year 2017-18 as a Printed Book containing Colourful service activities, Photographs of Club Officials, District Lion Leaders etc. This Digital Edition is a replica of the book, enables portability and read in Mobile Phones.

Lions 318C District Directory 2017 18

Lions 318C District Directory  2017 18 Author MJF Lion Adv Abraham John, District Governor
Release 2018-02-08
Pages 600
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Directory for Lions District 318C is released by District Governor MJF Lion Adv Abraham John, for the year 2017-18, containing Details on Lion Leaders, Clubs and Members. It covered all the Regions, Zones and Club Level Information along with Lions Clubs International. The slogan for the year is Past Glory - Future Hope - We Serve. This Digital Edition is a replica of the Print Edition, to enable reading in the Mobile Phones and enable Portability of the Heavy Directory information.

The Lion the Wind and Mariah

The Lion  the Wind and Mariah Author Kathie Martin Ossege
ISBN-10 9781434339171
Release 2007-10
Pages 44
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"Mariah is an ordinary girl with an extraordinary friend, a wise and gentle lion who tells her everyone has a special gift waiting to be discovered inside their hearts ... A timeless story about overcoming fear and self-doubt and, of course, having fun along the way"--Publisher.

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion  the Witch and the Wardrobe Author C. S. Lewis
ISBN-10 0871292653
Release 1989
Pages 60
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The best-selling rack edition of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe now has a movie still cover and an eight-page movie still insert! "Excellent for Homeschool Use"

A lion in court

A lion in court Author
ISBN-10 UCAL:B4885464
Release 1963
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A lion in court has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A lion in court also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A lion in court book for free.