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THE STORIES POLLY PEPPER TOLD - at the Little Brown House - 20% off

THE STORIES POLLY PEPPER TOLD - at the Little Brown House - 20% off [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8835828902
Publisher: Abela Publishing Ltd
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THE STORIES POLLY PEPPER TOLD - at the Little Brown House - 20% off by Book Resume:

Times are tough in and around the Little Brown House! The widowed Mrs. Pepper has to sew all day long just to earn enough to pay the rent and to feed the five growing Peppers. But she faces poverty and trouble with a stout heart, a smiling face, and the help of her jolly brood: blue-eyed Ben, the eldest and the man of the house at the age of 11; pretty Polly, so eager to cook for the family and make everyone happy and comfortable; and the three littlest Peppers, Joel, Davie, and baby Phronsie. The Pepper family would soon become beloved by readers all over America. Young people avidly followed the adventures of Ben, Polly, Joel, Davie, and Phronsie. While faced with many plausible trials and obstacles they remain eternally optimistic in the face of adversity, and reflect the real life issues of so many of their readers. Their universally appealing wholesome values and lives are not burdened with a heavy moralising tone which was present in many other popular works of the day. A favorite of children, parents, and teachers for generations, this heartwarming classic first appeared in 1880. Since then, it has inspired countless young imaginations with its tender tales of the ways in which courage and good cheer can overcome adversity. 10% of the profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charities. ==================== KEYWORDS/TAGS: the stories Polly Pepper told, Ann, ants, Araminta, arm, bad breath, bag, bags, basket, bear, beautiful, bed, Beebe, begged, Ben, better, Betty, bird, boys, Brook, Brown house, care, cheeks, chicken, children, corner, cried, cross, cry, Dave, David, Davie, dear, Dick, door, dreadful, dreadfully, end, everybody, exclaimed, eyes, fat, Father, fine, flew, glad, going, goose, Grandpapa, gray, green, hair, hand, hard, head, held, help, hiding place, hop, hopped, hundred, hurry, indeed, Jasper, Joe, Joel, Joey, jump, kitchen, kittle brown house, lady, laugh, laughed, like, little, Little, long, looked, loud, lovely, Lucy, made, Mamsie, Mamsie, man, mean, middle, minute, Mother, Mrs, Pepper, Nutcracker, old, Percy, perfect, Phronsie, Phronsie’s, pink, poor, pray, pretty, promised, queer, red, Richard, roared, robbers, screamed, shaking, shoes, show, sigh, Silly, single, sit, Sophia, splendid, sticks, stone, stories, stove, stuck, suddenly, table, tears, three, together, took, tumble, turn, umbrella, Van, voice, white, Whitney, wish, woman, work, worse, yellow,

Brown House, Blue House

Brown House, Blue House [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 197363130X
Author: Samiliah Peasah-Boateng,Solomon Boateng,Bernard Boateng
Publisher: WestBow Press
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Brown House, Blue House by Samiliah Peasah-Boateng,Solomon Boateng,Bernard Boateng Book Resume:

This book was written by two young boys and their mother to give an understanding of how children see divorce from a child’s perspective.

Ladies of the Brown

Ladies of the Brown [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1614236364
Author: Debra Faulkner
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Ladies of the Brown by Debra Faulkner Book Resume:

Since the day it opened in 1892, Denver’s Brown Palace Hotel has been the Mile High City’s foremost destination for high-powered business travelers, celebrities, royalty and politicians. In Ladies of the Brown, hotel historian and archivist Debra B. Faulkner introduces readers to some of the hotel’s most fascinating and famous female visitors, residents and employees. From Denver’s “Unsinkable” Molly Brown and Romania’s Queen Marie to Zsa Zsa Gabor, Mamie Eisenhower and many, many more, these intriguing characters play leading roles in true tales of romance, scandal, humor and heartbreak. This collection of stories is integral to the history of the Brown Palace and Denver, offering a glimpse into the lives of generations of women from all walks of life

The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw

The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1466809493
Author: Patrick F. McManus
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
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The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw by Patrick F. McManus Book Resume:

The Night the Bear Ate Goombaw More witty cautionary tales of outdoor life, by everybody's favorite expert on the subject, Patrick F. McManus.

The Reign of the Brown Magician

The Reign of the Brown Magician [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1434449815
Author: Lawrence Watt-Evans
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
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The Reign of the Brown Magician by Lawrence Watt-Evans Book Resume:

The dark force known as Shadow had been defeated, but its world-spanning web of power had survived. This incredible magical weapon was now held not by a prince or wizard, but by Pellinore Brown, a marketing consultant from Germantown, Maryland. Pel Brown wished no one ill; he merely wanted his family back. But the Galactic Empire that had seen Shadow as a threat saw him as Shadow's heir, a menace to be destroyed as Shadow had been. And when the awesome magical might of Shadow's legacy was turned against the rayguns and spaceships of the Empire, entire planets were caught in the middle. Pel Brown wished no one ill -- but hundreds would die to put an end to . . . THE REIGN OF THE BROWN MAGICIAN

Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse

Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0525556451
Author: Jane Godwin
Publisher: Penguin
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Red House, Tree House, Little Bitty Brown Mouse by Jane Godwin Book Resume:

A bit Each Peach Pear Plum, a bit Go, Dog, Go!, this read-aloud joy is deceptively simple yet packed with delights for the very young--a preschool standout deserving of modern-classic status. A little mouse makes her way around the world, and invites preschoolers along as she sets out: Red house / Blue house / Green house / Tree house! / See the tiny mouse in her little brown house? Seamless, simple, and inspiring, the rhyming story abounds in concepts for the very young, with a particular focus on colors, and a delightful search-and-find element on every spread--the intrepid mouse herself! * "Wonderful...Delightful" --Kirkus (starred review) * "Excellent...Perfectly aimed at the very youngest" --The Horn Book (starred review) "Appealing...Calls for engagement on multiple levels" --PW "Fun...offers multiple opportunities for reader interaction" --SLJ

John A. Brown's, Kerr's & Halliburton's

John A. Brown's, Kerr's & Halliburton's [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1439658463
Author: Ajax Delvecki,Larry Johnson
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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John A. Brown's, Kerr's & Halliburton's by Ajax Delvecki,Larry Johnson Book Resume:

Department stores John A. Brown's, Kerr's and Halliburton's ruled supreme in Oklahoma City. From "lucky penny" giveaways to defying blue laws, the three big department stores did whatever it took to entertain and entice. The stunning display windows of Kerr's downtown once lured shoppers inside, but the closing of Halliburton's in 1961 signaled the final days of downtown shopping. Adoption fairs and civil rights sit-ins at Brown's wove the store into the social fabric of the city. Authors Ajax Delvecki and Larry Johnson chronicle the stories, history and memories of the best of Oklahoma City shopping.

A Thousand Shall Fall

A Thousand Shall Fall [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0828015619
Author: Susi Hasel Mundy
Publisher: Review and Herald Pub Assoc
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A Thousand Shall Fall by Susi Hasel Mundy Book Resume:

Franz hasel, a 40-year-old pacifist, was drafted and assigned to Pioneer Company 699, Hitler's elite troops who built bridges at the front lines. His religious scruples did not endear him to his superiors. Sarcastically dubbed "carrot eater" and "Bible reader," he finally gained the respect of his unit. Just before he was sent deep into Russia--where all but seven of his 1,200-man unit would die--he secretly discarded his gun, fearing that, as the company sharpshooter, he might be tempted to kill. In Russia he faced a new problem: how to warn the local Jews before the SS got to them.

Famous Americans

Famous Americans [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0810891867
Author: Victor J. Danilov
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
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Famous Americans by Victor J. Danilov Book Resume:

Famous Americans: A Directory of Museums, Historic Sites, and Memorials catalogs the lives and accomplishments of over 400 famous people at 472 museums, historic sites, and related facilities devoted to them in the United States.

Open House

Open House [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0815654871
Author: Chuck D'imperio
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
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Open House by Chuck D'imperio Book Resume:

Celebrated Upstate New York author Chuck D’Imperio takes readers on a unique tour of some of the most fascinating and little-known historic homes across the state. From the stunning neoclassical mansion of the Clarke family tucked away on a hill in Cooperstown to the ramshackle Catskill Mountains cottage of famed naturalist John Burroughs, this book offers the architectural and historic background of New York’s more famous residences. Each one has an intriguing story, and D’Imperio invites you to learn not only about the homes but also about the influential people who lived in them. With detailed information on visiting hours, directions, and the author’s own notes, this guidebook is essential reading for all New York State history buffs and the ideal companion for your next Upstate road trip.

The Wild Grasses

The Wild Grasses [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781477286579
Author: Cheryl Freier
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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The Wild Grasses by Cheryl Freier Book Resume:

The book was written as a second sequel and was written, of course, after my husband died. Yes, I as the writer chose to have the usage of the fantastic characters, the angels, for example, in the book. For one, I really believe in angels. I really believe that angels are many times guided by G-d. I do believe that angels helped people that survived in WWII. I was not a victim of the war as was so many other people, civilians and soldiers, and other military, of course. But my husband's story of when he was growing up in Nazi Slovakia was told to me so very vividly by my mother-in-law, Anna, and by my husband, Martin, that I for many years began to think of myself as a survivor of the Holocaust. I am proud to have known Martin for the years that I was privileged to have been married to him. I have loved him always and always will love him. He was special because he was always a believer in the truth. I am trying to follow in his footsteps.

Stranger at the Door

Stranger at the Door [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1789129451
Author: Gil Meynier
Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing
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Stranger at the Door by Gil Meynier Book Resume:

Stranger at the Door, first published in 1948, is a noir thriller centered on a young drifter who arrives in Tucson looking for work. The man, Joe, gets involved with a small-time underground ring of criminals and with a young girl with secrets in her past. Joe goes on to defraud, terrorize, and kill the people in his immediate sphere, sometimes for a little money, more often as revenge for imagined insults and to bolster his own ego. The Tucson weather at its worst plays a large part in setting the atmosphere of despair and horror. Joe’s feelings of being persecuted grow as he antagonizes everyone he knows. His only consolation is in telling himself how smart he is as he figures the angle for his next misadventure. However, caught in a desert storm, a flash flood puts a permanent end to his schemes, one angle he never saw coming. Author Gil Meynier (1902-1978) published five books.

Hitler's Hangman

Hitler's Hangman [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0300177461
Author: Robert Gerwarth
Publisher: Yale University Press
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Hitler's Hangman by Robert Gerwarth Book Resume:

A chilling biography of the head of Nazi Germany’s terror apparatus, a key player in the Third Reich whose full story has never before been told. Reinhard Heydrich is widely recognized as one of the great iconic villains of the twentieth century, an appalling figure even within the context of the Nazi leadership. Chief of the Nazi Criminal Police, the SS Security Service, and the Gestapo, ruthless overlord of Nazi-occupied Bohemia and Moravia, and leading planner of the "Final Solution," Heydrich played a central role in Hitler's Germany. He shouldered a major share of responsibility for some of the worst Nazi atrocities, and up to his assassination in Prague in 1942, he was widely seen as one of the most dangerous men in Nazi Germany. Yet Heydrich has received remarkably modest attention in the extensive literature of the Third Reich. Robert Gerwarth weaves together little-known stories of Heydrich's private life with his deeds as head of the Nazi Reich Security Main Office. Fully exploring Heydrich's progression from a privileged middle-class youth to a rapacious mass murderer, Gerwarth sheds new light on the complexity of Heydrich's adult character, his motivations, the incremental steps that led to unimaginable atrocities, and the consequences of his murderous efforts toward re-creating the entire ethnic makeup of Europe. “This admirable biography makes plausible what actually happened and makes human what we might prefer to dismiss as monstrous.”—Timothy Snyder, Wall Street Journal “[A] probing biography…. Gerwarth’s fine study shows in chilling detail how genocide emerged from the practicalities of implementing a demented belief system.”—Publishers Weekly “A thoroughly documented, scholarly, and eminently readable account of this mass murderer.”—The New Republic

Relics of the Reich

Relics of the Reich [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1473844258
Author: Colin Philpott
Publisher: Pen and Sword
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Relics of the Reich by Colin Philpott Book Resume:

Relics of the Reich is the story of what happened to the buildings the Nazis left behind. Hitlers Reich may have been defeated in 1945 but many buildings, military installations and other sites remained. At the end of the War, some were obliterated by the victorious Allies but others survived.For almost fifty years, these were left crumbling and ignored with postwar and divided Germany unsure what to do with them, often fearful that they might become shrines for neo-Nazis. Since the early 1990s, Germans have come to terms with these iconic sites and their uncomfortable part. Some sites are even listed buildings.Relics of the Reich visits many of the buildings and structures built or adapted by the Nazis and looks at what has happened since 1945 to try to discover what it tells us about Germanys attitude to Nazism now.It also acts as a commemoration of mankinds deliverance from a dark decade and serves as renewal of our commitment to ensure history does not repeat itself.


“STEPS OF COURAGE” [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1463426178
Author: Bettina Hoerlin
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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“STEPS OF COURAGE” by Bettina Hoerlin Book Resume:

This riveting love story, revolving around two extraordinary individuals, plays out against some of the most profound markers of the 20th century: Hitler’s Germany, the American immigrant experience and growing threats of the nuclear age. Hermann Hoerlin and Kate Tietz Schmid meet in 1934; he, a handsome world record-holding mountaineer and aspiring physicist, is a staunch anti-fascist and she, part of Munich’s intellectual and musical elite, is a stunning widow whose husband was murdered by the Nazis. To have a future together, Hoerlin (as she called him) and Kate must flee Germany. Standing in their way is a major obstacle, the Nuremberg Laws, prohibiting relationships between Aryans and Jews. Against formidable odds and with the direct assistance of a few ‘good’ Nazis, Kate and Hoerlin manage to marry and immigrate to the United States. However, as “enemy aliens” during World War II, they face new adversities. Life finally returns to normal with the help of influential friends, including a connection with Eleanor Roosevelt. And, in a strange twist, Hoerlin contributes to the war effort with his extensive European mountaineering maps that help guide Allied reconnaissance missions. In 1953, Hoerlin and Kate pull up stakes again, moving to the Atomic City of Los Alamos where Hoerlin works at the forefront of the first nuclear test ban treaty. Again, he is brought under scrutiny, this time because of McCarthyism and Hoerlin’s links with the American left-wing. The book spans an era from the rise of Nazism, when a diabolic dictator sets out to annihilate Jews, to the depths of the Cold War, when weapons of mass destruction threaten to annihilate humankind. In their remarkable odyssey, Kate and Hoerlin befriend cultural and scientific icons such as the philosopher Oswald Spengler, cellist Pablo Casals, conductor Wilhelm Furtwangeler, painter Georgia O’Keefe and Nobel prize-winning physicist Hans Bethe. Their daughter, Bettina Hoerlin, draws on a treasure trove of over 500 love letters and previously untapped archival records to create a universal tale of courage.

A Red Bird in a Brown Bag

A Red Bird in a Brown Bag [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0195348915
Author: Geoffrey E. Hill
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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A Red Bird in a Brown Bag by Geoffrey E. Hill Book Resume:

This is an account of studies of the function and evolution of colorful plumage in the House Finch. It is also an engaging study on the evolution of sexual selection in birds and a lively portrait of the challenges and constraints of experimental design facing any field investigator working with animal behavior. Part I sets the stage for modern studies of the function of plumage coloration with a review of the nineteenth and beginning of the twentieth centuries. Part II focuses on the proximate control and present function of plumage coloration. Part III takes a more explicitly evolutionary approach to the study of plumage coloration using biogeography and phylogeny to test hypotheses for why specific forms of plumage color display have evolved. It concludes with an account of comparative studies that have been conducted in the House Finch and other cardueline finches and the insight these studies have provided on the evolution of carotenoid-based ornamental coloration.

First Memory

First Memory [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1982220368
Author: Sophie Miller
Publisher: Balboa Press
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First Memory by Sophie Miller Book Resume:

First Memory: Multiple Me is a chronological journey of memories leading Sophie through a near-death experience, a kidnapping, an angelic intervention, numerous abuses, UFO encounters, and the struggle to accept her choices for this lifetime and ultimately becoming able to offer forgiveness to her abuser.

House in the Hills

House in the Hills [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1788634527
Author: Erica Brown
Publisher: Canelo
File Size: 625 KB
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House in the Hills by Erica Brown Book Resume:

A young girl's loss will shape her future... and her dreams When Catherine Rodriguez's father marries and her mother commits suicide, she is sent to live with her aunt above the rich vineyards of the Douro valley in Portugal. Years later, when Catherine's ruthless father, Walter Shellard, reappears, he presumes she's malleable. But Catherine has never forgotten her mother, and never forgiven him for marrying someone else. One day she will have her revenge... A compelling family saga of loss and love perfect for fans of Sharon Maas and Dinah Jefferies

The Tightening String

The Tightening String [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1448207118
Author: Ann Bridge
Publisher: A&C Black
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The Tightening String by Ann Bridge Book Resume:

This novel records the lives of a group of English diplomats in Budapest from the Spring of 1940, up to the entry of the Germans which compels them to leave in Easter 1941. Crossing the Russian frontier en route for Moscow and the U.S.A., an episode at once dramatic and distinctly comic, sees the characters' main pre-occupation as less about their own predicament than the desperate and sustained endeavour to send food and clothing to the 44,000 British prisoners-of-war in Germany, during those first months when no Red Cross Parcels from England reached the camps. A touching love-story, a personal tragedy, and a disconcerting glimpse of treachery are skilfully interwoven in this revealing book.

Jude the Obscure

Jude the Obscure [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3985946906
Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
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Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy Book Resume:

Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy - Thomas Hardy's last finished novel and published in 1895, "Jude the Obscure", is widely considered to be his best. Hardy explores all the big issues: class, faith, hope, love, sex. In the process, this seemingly simple story of a doomed love affair transcends the Victorian era in which it is set, making it a timeless classic, a universal tale of longing and despair. "Jude the Obscure" is also one of his most gloomily fatalistic, depicting the lives of individuals who are trapped by forces beyond their control.Jude Fawley, a poor villager, wants to enter the divinity school at Christminster (the University of Oxford). Sidetracked by Arabella Donn, an earthy country girl who pretends to be pregnant by him, Jude marries her but is later deserted. He earns a living as a stonemason at Christminster; there he falls in love with his independent-minded cousin, Sue Bridehead. Out of a sense of obligation, Sue marries the schoolmaster Phillotson, who has helped her. Unable to bear living with Phillotson, she returns to live with Jude and eventually bears his children out of wedlock. Their poverty and the weight of societys disapproval begin to take a toll on Sue and Jude; the climax occurs when Judes son by Arabella hangs...

Weimar Radicals

Weimar Radicals [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1845459083
Author: Timothy Scott Brown
Publisher: Berghahn Books
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Weimar Radicals by Timothy Scott Brown Book Resume:

Exploring the gray zone of infiltration and subversion in which the Nazi and Communist parties sought to influence and undermine each other, this book offers a fresh perspective on the relationship between two defining ideologies of the twentieth century. The struggle between Fascism and Communism is situated within a broader conversation among right- and left-wing publicists, across the Youth Movement and in the "National Bolshevik" scene, thus revealing the existence of a discourse on revolutionary legitimacy fought according to a set of common assumptions about the qualities of the ideal revolutionary. Highlighting the importance of a masculine-militarist politics of youth revolt operative in both Marxist and anti-Marxist guises, Weimar Radicals forces us to re-think the fateful relationship between the two great ideological competitors of the Weimar Republic, while offering a challenging new interpretation of the distinctive radicalism of the interwar era.

Grey Area

Grey Area [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0802193358
Author: Will Self
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
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Grey Area by Will Self Book Resume:

Will Self, whom the Los Angeles Times calls “the hottest young novelist in England,” demonstrates his razor-sharp wit in these nine new stories. Self’s method depends upon taking an ordinary aspect of the world and then pushing it to its limit in furious absurdity. The short stories in Grey Area reflect the technical brilliance and satiric voice that have made him one of the most highly praised comic writers in a decade. These are stories that delve into the modern psyche with unsettling and darkly satiric results. “Inclusion®” tells the story of a doctor who is illegally testing a new antidepressant made from bee excrement. “A Short History of the English Novel” brings us face to face with a pompous publisher who is greeted at every turn by countless rejected authors. In “The End of the Relationship” a woman who has been left by her boyfriend provokes—“like some emotional Typhoid Mary”—that same reaction among all the couples she goes to for comfort. The narrator of “Between the Conceits” declares without hesitation that London is controlled by only eight individuals, and, thankfully, he is one of them. Self’s world in these pieces is both curiously familiar and hauntingly strange. Published to critical acclaim in England, Grey Area is a dazzling collection by one of the most talented and original writers of his generation.

The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, Fourth Edition

The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, Fourth Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 022643589X
Author: William Allin Storrer
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
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The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, Fourth Edition by William Allin Storrer Book Resume:

From sprawling houses to compact bungalows and from world-famous museums to a still-working gas station, Frank Lloyd Wright’s designs can be found in nearly every corner of the country. While the renowned architect passed away more than fifty years ago, researchers and enthusiasts are still uncovering structures that should be attributed to him. William Allin Storrer is one of the experts leading this charge, and his definitive guide, The Architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright, has long been the resource of choice for anyone interested in Wright. Thanks to the work of Storrer and his colleagues at the Rediscovering Wright Project, thirty-seven new sites have recently been identified as the work of Wright. Together with more photos, updated and expanded entries, and a new essay on the evolution of Wright’s unparalleled architectural style, this new edition is the most comprehensive and authoritative catalog available. Organized chronologically, the catalog includes full-color photos, location information, and historical and architectural background for all of Wright’s extant structures in the United States and abroad, as well as entries for works that have been demolished over the years. A geographic listing makes it easy for traveling Wright fans to find nearby structures and a new key indicates whether a site is open to the public. Publishing for Wright’s sesquicentennial, this new edition will be a trusted companion for anyone embarking on their own journeys through the wonder and genius of Frank Lloyd Wright.

All About Colour Gr. K-1

All About Colour Gr. K-1 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1771582316
Author: Solski, Ruth
Publisher: On The Mark Press
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Three Houses

Three Houses [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Angela Margaret Thirkell
Publisher: Good Press
File Size: 1990 KB
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Three Houses by Angela Margaret Thirkell Book Resume:

"Three Houses" by Angela Margaret Thirkell. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Nazis of Copley Square

Nazis of Copley Square [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0674269683
Author: Charles Gallagher
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Nazis of Copley Square by Charles Gallagher Book Resume:

The forgotten history of American terrorists who, in the name of God, conspired to overthrow the government and formed an alliance with Hitler. On January 13, 1940, FBI agents burst into the homes and offices of seventeen members of the Christian Front, seizing guns, ammunition, and homemade bombs. J. Edgar Hoover’s charges were incendiary: the group, he alleged, was planning to incite a revolution and install a “temporary dictatorship” in order to stamp out Jewish and communist influence in the United States. Interviewed in his jail cell, the front’s ringleader was unbowed: “All I can say is—long live Christ the King! Down with communism!” In Nazis of Copley Square, Charles Gallagher provides a crucial missing chapter in the history of the American far right. The men of the Christian Front imagined themselves as crusaders fighting for the spiritual purification of the nation, under assault from godless communism, and they were hardly alone in their beliefs. The front traced its origins to vibrant global Catholic theological movements of the early twentieth century, such as the Mystical Body of Christ and Catholic Action. The front’s anti-Semitism was inspired by Sunday sermons and by lay leaders openly espousing fascist and Nazi beliefs. Gallagher chronicles the evolution of the front, the transatlantic cloak-and-dagger intelligence operations that subverted it, and the mainstream political and religious leaders who shielded the front’s activities from scrutiny. Nazis of Copley Square offers a grim tale of faith perverted to violent ends, and its lessons provide a warning for those who hope to stop the spread of far-right violence today.

9500 Riggs Road

9500 Riggs Road [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 162287580X
Author: Donna Riley
Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.
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9500 Riggs Road by Donna Riley Book Resume:

Albert very much a true hillbilly who comes off suave and cool, from the Shenandoah Valley, watches Lucy as she catches the bus to and from work. Lucy herself is a beautiful woman that has never been away from home. Albert convinces Lucy one evening, to let him take her home in his cab, free of charge. Lucy, lacking any social skills except from what she has learned from her backwoods parents, quickly falls for Albert. Lucy becomes pregnant, and Albert takes a job as a caretaker in the middle of a large cemetery outside of DC, where a house is provided for his family. Now, three daughter's later, Albert and Lucy struggle to make ends meet as the girls fight between themselves, but have a bond that no one can break. Keywords: Hillbilly, Family, Faith, Spousal Abuse, Cemetery, WWII, 1950, Poor, Struggle, Veteran, Tragedy, Triumph

The WPA Guide to Rhode Island

The WPA Guide to Rhode Island [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1595342370
Author: Federal Writers' Project
Publisher: Trinity University Press
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The WPA Guide to Rhode Island by Federal Writers' Project Book Resume:

During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers’ Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country’s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authors—many of whom would later become celebrated literary figures—were commissioned to write these important books. John Steinbeck, Saul Bellow, Zora Neale Hurston, and Ralph Ellison are among the more than 6,000 writers, editors, historians, and researchers who documented this celebration of local histories. Photographs, drawings, driving tours, detailed descriptions of towns, and rich cultural details exhibit each state’s unique flavor. The WPA Guide to the smallest state in the United States, Rhode Island, is by no means the shortest guide in this series. The Ocean State has a rich and extensive history which provides plenty of material to be covered. Despite a small geographic region, there is plenty of historical sites, photographs of churches and houses, and plenty of driving tours.

The Future of the Cognitive Revolution

The Future of the Cognitive Revolution [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0195356047
Author: David Johnson,Christina Erneling
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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The Future of the Cognitive Revolution by David Johnson,Christina Erneling Book Resume:

The basic idea of the particular way of understanding mental phenomena that has inspired the "cognitive revolution" is that, as a result of certain relatively recent intellectual and technological innovations, informed theorists now possess a more powerfully insightful comparison or model for mind than was available to any thinkers in the past. The model in question is that of software, or the list of rules for input, output, and internal transformations by which we determine and control the workings of a computing machine's hardware. Although this comparison and its many implications have dominated work in the philosophy, psychology, and neurobiology of mind since the end of the Second World War, it now shows increasing signs of losing its once virtually unquestioned preeminence. Thus we now face the question of whether it is possible to repair and save this model by means of relatively inessential "tinkering", or whether we must reconceive it fundamentally and replace it with something different. In this book, twenty-eight leading scholars from diverse fields of "cognitive science"-linguistics, psychology, neurophysiology, and philosophy- present their latest, carefully considered judgements about what they think will be the future course of this intellectual movement, that in many respects has been a watershed in our contemporary struggles to comprehend that which is crucially significant about human beings. Jerome Bruner, Noam Chomsky, Margaret Boden, Ulric Neisser, Rom Harre, Merlin Donald, among others, have all written chapters in a non-technical style that can be enjoyed and understood by an inter-disciplinary audience of psychologists, philosophers, anthropologists, linguists, and cognitive scientists alike.

Measure of the Year

Measure of the Year [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1926971663
Author: Roderick L. Haig-Brown
Publisher: TouchWood Editions
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Measure of the Year by Roderick L. Haig-Brown Book Resume:

Roderick L. Haig-Brown welcomes us onto his lush farm for a year of insights and observations. In this eloquently written account, Haig-Brown, his wife Ann and their four children tour us through each season, and teach us the ways in which the Earth governs the events in our lives. Haig-Brown observes salmon, blue grouse, blacktail deer and robins, with a soft eye and gentle appreciation for their trials. He discerns how the weather interacts with the land, and how the land interacts with our attempts at civilization. Haig-Brown also discusses his work at a magistrate, and the challenges of marriage, amateur book collecting, the craft of the writer, and the meaning of community. A snap shot of rural BC in the 1950s, Measure of the Year is a country story, told by a man happy in his chosen way of life.

Summer - A Novel

Summer - A Novel [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1473395445
Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
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Summer - A Novel by Edith Wharton Book Resume:

This book tells the story of eighteen-year-old Charity Royall, a girl who leads a dull life as a librarian in the small town of Dormor. She is the ward of Dormor's premier citizen Mr. Royall who, after the death of his wife, asks for her hand in marriage – a proposal that she refuses. A chance meeting with an architect called Lucius Harney ignites a romance that is continually fought by Mr. Royall, and what transpires is a tale of sexual-awakening, lost love, and false promises. Published in 1917, Summer is one of Edith Wharton's two novels set in New England, and is not to be missed by fans and collectors of her seminal work. This antique text has been elected for modern republication due to its immense literary value, and we are proud to republish it now complete with a new prefatory biography of the author.

Social Transformations in Hardy's Tragic Novels

Social Transformations in Hardy's Tragic Novels [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0230504523
Author: D. Musselwhite
Publisher: Springer
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Social Transformations in Hardy's Tragic Novels by D. Musselwhite Book Resume:

Drawing on the theoretical work of Deleuze and Guattari and that of Jean Laplanche - particularly his major and as yet still relatively unfamiliar notion of the phantasme - Social Formation in Hardy's Major Novels is an original and groundbreaking rereading of Hardy's four major tragic novels. The readings are sophisticated and yet accessible. The theoretical work is complemented by the use of new and hitherto unregarded major empirical findings that reveal the very heart of Hardy's creative universe.


JOHN BROWN'S TRIAL [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0674054229
Author: Brian McGinty
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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JOHN BROWN'S TRIAL by Brian McGinty Book Resume:

Mixing idealism with violence, abolitionist John Brown cut a wide swath across the United States before winding up in Virginia, where he led an attack on the U.S. armory and arsenal at Harpers Ferry. Supported by a "provisional army" of 21 men, Brown hoped to rouse the slaves in Virginia to rebellion. But he was quickly captured and, after a short but stormy trial, hanged on December 2, 1859. Brian McGinty provides the first comprehensive account of the trial, which raised important questions about jurisdiction, judicial fairness, and the nature of treason under the American constitutional system.

Museums and Atlantic Slavery

Museums and Atlantic Slavery [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1000401677
Author: Ana Lucia Araujo
Publisher: Routledge
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Museums and Atlantic Slavery by Ana Lucia Araujo Book Resume:

Museums and Atlantic Slavery explores how slavery, the Atlantic slave trade, and enslaved people are represented through words, visual images, artifacts, and audiovisual materials in museums in Europe and the Americas. Divided into four chapters, the book addresses four recurrent themes: wealth and luxury; victimhood and victimization; resistance and rebellion; and resilience and achievement. Considering the roles of various social actors who have contributed to the introduction of slavery in the museum in the last thirty years, the analysis draws on selected exhibitions, and institutions entirely dedicated to slavery, as well as national, community, plantation, and house museums in the United States, England, France, and Brazil. Engaging with literature from a range of disciplines, including history, anthropology, sociology, art history, tourism and museum studies, Araujo provides an overview of a topic that has not yet been adequately discussed and analysed within the museum studies field. Museums and Atlantic Slavery encourages scholars, students, and museum professionals to critically engage with representations of slavery in museums. The book will help readers to recognize how depictions of human bondage in museums and exhibitions often fail to challenge racism and white supremacy inherited from the period of slavery.


Summer [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0241422256
Author: Edith Wharton
Publisher: Penguin UK
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Summer by Edith Wharton Book Resume:

'She had always thought of love as something confused and furtive, and he made it as bright and open as the summer air' Seventeen-year-old Charity Royall is desperate to escape life with her hard-drinking adoptive father. Their isolated New England village stifles her, and his behaviour increasingly disturbs her. When a young city architect visits for the summer, it offers Charity the chance for adventure, even hope for a new life. But as they embark on an intense affair, will it bring her freedom, or another kind of trap?

Life (It's All about the Family)

Life (It's All about the Family) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781465332592
Author: Lieutenant Dempsie Coffman
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Life (It's All about the Family) by Lieutenant Dempsie Coffman Book Resume:

If you have ever wondered what it was like to grow up and work on a cotton farm during the 1950’s you need to read this book. It tells about the trials and tribulations of survival while growing up in a large family and only making two dollars each day for working from daylight to dark. While I wasn’t ashamed of my roots I wanted a better life for my family. I knew at an early age that education was the key to unlocking many doors and I only completed the fifth grade. After obtaining my (G.E.D) General Education Diploma I went to work as a Patrolman for the Lonoke Police Department in July of 1971. I immediately knew that I had found my niche in life and wanted to make a career out of it. Four months later I applied for and was accepted as a Patrolman for the North Little Rock Police Department. In 1973 I was approached about going to work for the Arkansas State Police and was sworn as a Trooper on October 7, 1973. I was promoted to Sergeant on November 23, 1984 and to Lieutenant on June 17, 1988. For the next six years I was the assistant commander in Troop’s B, F, and E. in March of 1995 I transferred to Troop J in Clarksville. A short time later I enrolled in a correspondence course at one of the local Universities and eventually obtained a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. I completed thirty years of service to the state of Arkansas in October of 2003, and retired on April 30, 2004. This book reveals a life of hard work, honesty and integrity. It deals with education, courtship, love, marriage and the death of a child. You will laugh and cry as you read about the antics of growing up in a large family. It is both sad and funny but the message is simple: Put God first, family second, and everything else, well, you know the rest. I have also written a book of poetry entitles "Southern Charm ́ and a seventy year history book entitled "Arkansas State Troopers" I believe that you will enjoy reading all of these books.

Munich and Memory

Munich and Memory [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780520923027
Author: Gavriel D. Rosenfeld
Publisher: Univ of California Press
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Munich and Memory by Gavriel D. Rosenfeld Book Resume:

Munich, notorious in recent history as the capital of the Nazi movement, is the site of Gavriel Rosenfeld's stimulating inquiry into the German collective memory of the Third Reich. Rosenfeld shows, with the aid of a wealth of photographs, how the city's urban form developed after 1945 in direct reflection of its inhabitants' evolving memory of the Second World War and the Nazi dictatorship. In the second half of the twentieth century, the German people's struggle to come to terms with the legacy of Nazism has dramatically shaped nearly all dimensions of their political, social, and cultural life. The area of urban development and the built environment, little explored until now, offers visible evidence of the struggle. By examining the ways in which the people of Munich reconstructed the ruins of their historic buildings, created new works of architecture, dealt with surviving Nazi buildings, and erected new monuments to commemorate the horrors of the recent past, Rosenfeld identifies a spectrum of competing memories of the Nazi experience. Munich’s postwar development was the subject of constant controversy, pitting representatives of contending aesthetic and mnemonic positions against one another in the heated battle to shape the city’s urban form. Examining the debates between traditionalists, modernists, postmodernists, and critical preservationists, Rosenfeld shows that the memory of Nazism in Munich has never been "repressed" but has rather been defined by constant dissension and evolution. On balance, however, he concludes that Munich came to embody in its urban form a conservative view of the past that was inclined to diminish local responsibility for the Third Reich.

Finding the Movement

Finding the Movement [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0822390388
Author: A. Finn Enke
Publisher: Duke University Press
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Finding the Movement by A. Finn Enke Book Resume:

In Finding the Movement, Anne Enke reveals that diverse women’s engagement with public spaces gave rise to and profoundly shaped second-wave feminism. Focusing on women’s activism in Detroit, Chicago, and Minneapolis-St. Paul during the 1960s and 1970s, Enke describes how women across race and class created a massive groundswell of feminist activism by directly intervening in the urban landscape. They secured illicit meeting spaces and gained access to public athletic fields. They fought to open bars to women and abolish gendered dress codes and prohibitions against lesbian congregation. They created alternative spaces, such as coffeehouses, where women could socialize and organize. They opened women-oriented bookstores, restaurants, cafes, and clubs, and they took it upon themselves to establish women’s shelters, health clinics, and credit unions in order to support women’s bodily autonomy. By considering the development of feminism through an analysis of public space, Enke expands and revises the historiography of second-wave feminism. She suggests that the movement was so widespread because it was built by people who did not identify themselves as feminists as well as by those who did. Her focus on claims to public space helps to explain why sexuality, lesbianism, and gender expression were so central to feminist activism. Her spatial analysis also sheds light on hierarchies within the movement. As women turned commercial, civic, and institutional spaces into sites of activism, they produced, as well as resisted, exclusionary dynamics.