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Norlan Lichts

Written By: Lesley Benzie,Sheena Blackhall,Sheila Templeton
  • ID Book : 1739846648
  • Publisher : Rymour Books
  • Number of Pages : 138
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Reads : 596
  • Supported Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • eFile : norlan-lichts.pdf

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A collection of new poems in Scots by three prominent contemporary poets from Aberdeenshire

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  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
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  • Category : History
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  • File Pdf: seattle-and-the-roots-of-urban-sustainability.pdf

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  • File Pdf: if-we-can-put-a-man-on-the-moon.pdf

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  • File Pdf: diana-and-beyond.pdf

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  • File Pdf: the-dancer-ii.pdf

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  • File Pdf: the-art-of-far-cry-6.pdf

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  • File Pdf: lead-me-home.pdf

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  • File Pdf: moon-baja.pdf

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  • File Pdf: sunset-on-the-square.pdf

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  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 1941
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  • File Pdf: the-hudson.pdf

Book Summary:

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  • File Pdf: set-the-night-on-fire.pdf

Book Summary:

Los Angeles Times Bestseller "Authoritative and impressive." –Los Angeles Times "Monumental." –Guardian A magisterial, riveting movement history of Los Angeles in the Sixties Los Angeles in the sixties was a hotbed of political and social upheaval. The city was a launchpad for Black Power—where Malcolm X and Angela Davis first came to prominence and the Watts uprising shook the nation. The city was home to the Chicano Blowouts and Chicano Moratorium, as well as being the birthplace of “Asian American” as a political identity. It was a locus of the antiwar movement, gay liberation movement, and women’s movement, and, of course, the capital of California counterculture. Mike Davis and Jon Wiener provide the first comprehensive movement history of L.A. in the sixties, drawing on extensive archival research and dozens of interviews with principal figures, as well as the authors’ storied personal histories as activists. Following on from Davis’s awardwinning L.A. history, City of Quartz, Set the Night on Fire is a historical tour de force, delivered in scintillating and fiercely beautiful prose.

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  • File Pdf: fifty-one-tales.pdf

Book Summary:

Fifty-One Tales is a collection of fantasy short stories by Irish writer Lord Dunsany, considered a major influence on the work of J. R. R. Tolkien, H. P. Lovecraft, Ursula LeGuin and others.

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  • File Pdf: blood-of-the-mantis.pdf

Book Summary:

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  • File Pdf: delphi-complete-works-of-john-buchan.pdf

Book Summary:

John Buchan’s ‘shocker’ adventure novels have entertained readers for over a century and now, for the first time in publishing history, readers can explore the author’s complete fictional works in a single collection. This comprehensive eBook presents numerous illustrations, rare texts, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. (Version 2) * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Buchan’s life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other texts * ALL 29 novels, with individual contents tables * Special series contents table for the Richard Hannay and Dickson McCunn novels * Even includes rare works, like the children’s novel THE MAGIC WALKING-STICK and the author’s last novel THE LONG TRAVERSE, appearing here for the first time * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the novels and other works * Several novels are illustrated with their original artwork * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the short stories * Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read * The complete short stories and poetry, fully indexed in chronological order * Includes a selection of Buchan’s non-fiction, including his celebrated biographies on Sir Walter Scott, Lord Minto and King George V * Features Buchan’s rare autobiography, published shortly after his death – explore Buchan’s literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres * UPDATED with 7 non-fiction works and corrected texts CONTENTS: The Richard Hannay Series The Dickson McCunn Trilogy The Edward Leithen Novels The Novels Sir Quixote of the Moors (1895) John Burnet of Barns (1898) A Lost Lady of Old Years (1899) The Half-Hearted (1900) A Lodge in the Wilderness (1906) Prester John (1910) The Power-House (1913) The Thirty-Nine Steps (1915) Salute to Adventurers (1915) Greenmantle (1916) Mr Standfast (1919) The Path of a King (1921) Huntingtower (1922) Midwinter (1923) The Three Hostages (1924) John Macnab (1925) The Goddess from the Shades (1926) Witch Wood (1927) The Magic Walking-Stick (1927) The Courts of the Morning (1929) Castle Gay (1930) The Blanket of the Dark (1931) The Gap in the Curtain (1932) A Prince of the Captivity (1933) The Free Fishers (1934) The House of the Four Winds (1935) The Island of Sheep (1936) Sick Heart River (1941) The Long Traverse (1941) The Short Stories The Short Stories of John Buchan The Poetry The Poetry of John Buchan The Non-Fiction The African Colony (1903) Preface to ‘The German Fury in Belgium’ (1917) by L. Mokveld The Battle of the Somme: Second Phase (1917) A Book of Escapes and Hurried Journeys (1922) The Last Secrets (1923) Days to Remember (1923) Lord Minto (1924) Montrose (1928) Sir Walter Scott (1932) Oliver Cromwell (1934) Men and Deeds (1935) The King’s Grace (1935) The Interpreter’s House (1938) The Autobiography Memory Hold-The-Door (1940)

To Kiel in the 'Hercules'

By Lewis R. Freeman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : DigiCat
  • Isbn : N.a
  • Pages : 184
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 190
  • File Pdf: to-kiel-in-the-hercules.pdf

Book Summary:

DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "To Kiel in the 'Hercules'" by Lewis R. Freeman. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.

The Ice Cream Man and Other Stories

By Sam Pink
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Catapult
  • Isbn : 1593765940
  • Pages : 288
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 522
  • File Pdf: the-ice-cream-man-and-other-stories.pdf

Book Summary:

“Pink is a keen observer of the culture of minimum-wage jobs and low-rent studio apartments that is the reality of life for all those who don't find a cog space in today’s hyper-capitalist economy.” —The Guardian Cone dealer, sunshine stealer, alleyway counselor, lunch lady to the homeless, friend to the dead, maker of sandwiches. Metal wrangler. Stag among stags. And so it goes—another journey through time spent punched in. A life's work of working for a living. Blood, death, and violence. Dirty dishes, dead roaches, and sparkler-lit nights. Nights ahead and no real fate. So open your mouths because the forecast calls for sprinkles. Thirteen delights, scooped and served. Let it melt down your hand. Let the sun burn your face. It's the ice cream man, and other stories.

Cormac McCarthy’s Philosophy

By Ty Hawkins
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3319473670
  • Pages : 145
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 109
  • File Pdf: cormac-mccarthy-s-philosophy.pdf

Book Summary:

This study contends that American writer Cormac McCarthy not only is philosophical, or a “writer of ideas,” but rather that he has a philosophy. Devoting one main chapter to each facet of McCarthy’s thought – his metaphysics, epistemology, and ethics, respectively – the study engages in focused readings of all of McCarthy’s major works. Along the way, the study brings McCarthy’s ideas into conversation with a host of philosophers who range from Plato to Alain Badiou, with figures such as William James, Martin Heidegger, Hannah Arendt, and Slavoj Žižek featured prominently. Situated at the crossroads of literary studies, literary theory, cultural studies, continental philosophy, and theology, the appeal of Cormac McCarthy’s Philosophy is widespread and deeply interdisciplinary.

The Open Road

By Jessica Dunham
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Moon Travel
  • Isbn : 1640499288
  • Pages : 735
  • Category : Travel
  • Reads : 252
  • File Pdf: the-open-road.pdf

Book Summary:

Get inspired and get ready to hit the road with the ultimate guide to America's best road trips! The Open Road: 50 Road Trips in the USA features: Strategic lists and road trip options: Choose from lists of the best coastal drives, cross-country journeys, trips for kids, awe-inspiring views, and more Flexible itineraries: 50 different road trips organized by region gear you up for any adventure, from a weekend getaway to a cross-country trip Can't-miss stops from coast to coast: Leaf-peep along the Blue Ridge Parkway, look for wildflowers on Arizona's Apache Trail, or gaze at the mysterious Marfa Lights blinking over the West Texas desert. Snap selfies with kitschy roadside attractions along Route 66, cross the Continental Divide in Colorado, and fall asleep to the sound of crashing waves at your campsite in Big Sur The best local flavors: Eat your way through Vermont's farms, dairies, orchards, and maple houses or indulge in gulf shrimp and fried okra in the South. Sample oysters and craft beers in Oregon or stop for shave ice along the scenic Oahu Coastal Loop Expert advice from seasoned road-tripper Jessica Dunham Comprehensive planning resources: Easy-to-use maps, helpful info on things to do, lodging, and dining for every route, clear directions to each route's starting point,and tips for minimizing your environmental impact along the way Gorgeous, full-color photos and a fold-out map Essential tips for health and safety on the road, navigating weather conditions, strategies for road-tripping with kids and four-legged friends, and playlists and podcasts to soundtrack your adventure Whether you're hugging the coast or driving the Loneliest Road, find your adventure with The Open Road: 50 Road Trips in the USA. For more in-depth information on a specific road trip, check out Moon's bestselling road trip guides.

Letters to the Dead: Things I Wish I'd Said

By Ann Palmer
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : CCB Publishing
  • Isbn : 1771431261
  • Pages : 362
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reads : 788
  • File Pdf: letters-to-the-dead.pdf

Book Summary:

With loving respect and a desire to pay homage to many who have passed on and to help keep their personalities and talents alive in the public's mind, I wrote letters to the following celebrities and special people in my life: Orson Welles, Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bill Bryant, Howard Hawks, Robert Mitchum, David Janssen, Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Steve McQueen, Natalie Wood, Milton Krasner, Walter Matthau, Ray Walston, Rock Hudson, Cornel Wilde, Gardner McKay, Fred Holliday, John Carroll, Rex Harrison, Jessica Tandy & Hume Cronin, Richard Burton, Desmond Llewelyn, Joseph L. Mankiewicz, Leon Shamroy, Stuart Lyons, Joan Jones, Arthur Shields, Harry Guardino, Nick Colasanto, Vince Edwards, Red Skelton, Bob Hope, Jayne Mansfield, Joan Crawford, Charles Bronson, Leon Mirell, Rick Jason, Richard E. Lyons, John Bernardino, Norma Connolly, Emily McLaughlin, David Lewis. And my family and friends: Richard Castle, Helen Coffey, Mary, Jack Kogel, my father, my mother, Dr. Richard E. Goodrich, and my daughter Debbie. This is my last tribute to many of those wonderful souls that passed through my life that I honor in this way.


By R.T. Kendall
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Charisma Media
  • Isbn : 1599798166
  • Pages : 224
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 907
  • File Pdf: grace.pdf

Book Summary:

DIV You don't deserve it. You can't buy it. You can't live without it. Many believers wrestle with grace and with the notion of doing better or trying harder in living the Christian life. Best-selling author R. T. Kendall explains that you are totally acceptable to God through faith in Christ. You are justified freely as a gift. You are a winner before you start. You are accepted before you have done anything. Discover how God’s grace covers failure and sin, and justifies you freely as a gift. Within these pages, you will be encouraged as you find new freedom, revelation, and joy in this in-depth study of the Ten Commandments. Some of the life lessons that Kendall shares in this message include: • What a glorious goal God has for each of His children • How to view this world as a temporary place • Why it is important not to put down deep roots in this culture • When to say no to the pressures of this world • Why being good isn’t enough to get you into heaven God has a particular and personal delight in you. He will always love and cherish you. /div

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