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Hamilton Smith

Published by Scripture Truth Publications, United Kingdom (2007)

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About this Item: Scripture Truth Publications, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Hamilton Smith (1862-1943), born in Barnes, Surrey, the son of a sea captain, was employed in the office of his uncle s building firm, where he was later joined by his cousin F B Hole. By 1901, married and living in Sutton, Surrey, with his wife and young family, he had retired from the building trade and entered full-time upon the task of building up the church of God. Later in life, he moved to Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, his wife Rachel s home county. His personal ministry was delivered in the United Kingdom, but his written ministry continues to be read worldwide. Along with H P Barker, A J Pollock, J T Mawson and F B Hole he frequently contributed articles to Scripture Truth magazine, which often provided the basis for books later published by the Central Bible Truth Depot. Hamilton Smith s written expositions of the Scriptures are brief, clear and very much to the point. This volume is one of a series of Old Testament character studies for which he is probably best known. It examines the history of Elisha, the man of God. Like a heavenly stranger he passes on his way morally apart from all, while in grace the servant of all, accessible alike to rich and poor. He is found in every condition of life; he comes into contact with every class; he moves at times within the land of Israel, and at times he passes beyond its bounds. But, wherever he is, in whatever circumstances he is found, with whoever he comes into contact, his sole business is to make known the grace of God. Sometimes he is mocked; sometimes ignored and forgotten; at times men plot to take his life; but in spite of all opposition he pursues his service of love. He allows nothing in his ways and manner of life that is inconsistent with his ministry of grace. He refuses riches and gifts, content to be poor that others may be enriched. Thus in many ways he foreshadows Christ, who lived among us full of grace and truth; who became poor that we might be rich; who endured the contradiction of sinners, and who, at last, gave up His life that grace might reign through righteousness. But Elisha is also the pattern for every believer in Christ, teaching us at all times to be the exponents, in a needy world, of the grace of God that has reached us in our degradation in order to have us with and like the Man Christ Jesus in heaven. Seller Inventory # AAV9780901860798

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Lemony Snicket

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About this Item: Egmont UK Ltd, United Kingdom, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. Dear reader, There is nothing to be found in Lemony Snicket s A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time to choose another international best-selling series to read. But if you insist on discovering the unpleasant adventures of the Baudelaire orphans, then proceed with caution. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky. In The Miserable Mill the siblings encounter a giant pincher machine, a bad casserole, a man with a cloud of smoke where his head should be, a hypnotist, a terrible accident and coupons. In the tradition of great storytellers, from Dickens to Dahl, comes an exquisitely dark comedy that is both literary and irreverent, hilarious and deftly crafted. Despite their wretched contents, A Series of Unfortunate Events has sold 60 million copies worldwide and been made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey. And in the future things are poised to get much worse, thanks to the forthcoming Netflix series directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. You have been warned. Are you unlucky enough to own all 13 adventures? The Bad Beginning The Reptile Room The Wide Window The Miserable Mill The Austere Academy The Ersatz Elevator The Vile Village The Hostile Hospital The Carnivorous Carnival The Slippery Slope The Grim Grotto The Penultimate Peril The End And what about All The Wrong Questions? In this four-book series a 13-year-old Lemony chronicles his dangerous and puzzling apprenticeship in a mysterious organisation that nobody knows anything about: `Who Could That Be at This Hour? `When Did you Last See Her? `Shouldn t You Be in School? `Why is This Night Different from All Other Nights? Lemony Snicket was born before you were and is likely to die before you as well. He was born in a small town where the inhabitants were suspicious and prone to riot. He grew up near the sea and currently lives beneath it. Until recently, he was living somewhere else. Brett Helquist was born in Ganado, Arizona, grew up in Orem, Utah, and now lives in New York City. He earned a bachelor s degree in fine arts from Brigham Young University and has been illustrating ever since. His art has appeared in many publications, including Cricket magazine and The New York Times. Seller Inventory # AA79781405266093

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About this Item: Egmont UK Ltd, United Kingdom, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Dear reader, There is nothing to be found in Lemony Snicket s A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time to choose another international best-selling series to read. But if you insist on discovering the unpleasant adventures of the Baudelaire orphans, then proceed with caution. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky. In The Miserable Mill the siblings encounter a giant pincher machine, a bad casserole, a man with a cloud of smoke where his head should be, a hypnotist, a terrible accident and coupons. In the tradition of great storytellers, from Dickens to Dahl, comes an exquisitely dark comedy that is both literary and irreverent, hilarious and deftly crafted. Despite their wretched contents, A Series of Unfortunate Events has sold 60 million copies worldwide and been made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey. And in the future things are poised to get much worse, thanks to the forthcoming Netflix series directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. You have been warned. Are you unlucky enough to own all 13 adventures? The Bad Beginning The Reptile Room The Wide Window The Miserable Mill The Austere Academy The Ersatz Elevator The Vile Village The Hostile Hospital The Carnivorous Carnival The Slippery Slope The Grim Grotto The Penultimate Peril The End And what about All The Wrong Questions? In this four-book series a 13-year-old Lemony chronicles his dangerous and puzzling apprenticeship in a mysterious organisation that nobody knows anything about: `Who Could That Be at This Hour? `When Did you Last See Her? `Shouldn t You Be in School? `Why is This Night Different from All Other Nights? Lemony Snicket was born before you were and is likely to die before you as well. He was born in a small town where the inhabitants were suspicious and prone to riot. He grew up near the sea and currently lives beneath it. Until recently, he was living somewhere else. Brett Helquist was born in Ganado, Arizona, grew up in Orem, Utah, and now lives in New York City. He earned a bachelor s degree in fine arts from Brigham Young University and has been illustrating ever since. His art has appeared in many publications, including Cricket magazine and The New York Times. Seller Inventory # AA79781405290678

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Hamilton Smith

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About this Item: Scripture Truth Publications, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Hamilton Smith (1862-1943), born in Barnes, Surrey, the son of a sea captain, was employed in the office of his uncle s building firm, where he was later joined by his cousin F B Hole. By 1901, married and living in Sutton, Surrey, with his wife and young family, he had retired from the building trade and entered full-time upon the task of building up the church of God. Later in life, he moved to Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, his wife Rachel s home county. His personal ministry was delivered in the United Kingdom, but his written ministry continues to be read worldwide. Along with H P Barker, A J Pollock, J T Mawson and F B Hole he frequently contributed articles to Scripture Truth magazine, which often provided the basis for books later published by the Central Bible Truth Depot. Hamilton Smith s written expositions of the Scriptures are brief, clear and very much to the point. This volume is one of a series of Old Testament character studies for which he is probably best known. It examines the history of Elisha, the man of God. Like a heavenly stranger he passes on his way morally apart from all, while in grace the servant of all, accessible alike to rich and poor. He is found in every condition of life; he comes into contact with every class; he moves at times within the land of Israel, and at times he passes beyond its bounds. But, wherever he is, in whatever circumstances he is found, with whoever he comes into contact, his sole business is to make known the grace of God. Sometimes he is mocked; sometimes ignored and forgotten; at times men plot to take his life; but in spite of all opposition he pursues his service of love. He allows nothing in his ways and manner of life that is inconsistent with his ministry of grace. He refuses riches and gifts, content to be poor that others may be enriched. Thus in many ways he foreshadows Christ, who lived among us full of grace and truth; who became poor that we might be rich; who endured the contradiction of sinners, and who, at last, gave up His life that grace might reign through righteousness. But Elisha is also the pattern for every believer in Christ, teaching us at all times to be the exponents, in a needy world, of the grace of God that has reached us in our degradation in order to have us with and like the Man Christ Jesus in heaven. Seller Inventory # AAV9780901860798

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David Brin

Published by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States (1996)

ISBN 10: 0553567675 ISBN 13: 9780553567670

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About this Item: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Reissue. Language: English . Brand New Book. Winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula awards, voted favorite writer of the 1980s by readers of Locus magazine, David Brin commands one of the most eloquent, incisive voices in science fiction today. Now the New York Times bestselling author of Earth, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War returns to set a new course, delivering a novel rich in texture, universal in theme, monumental in scope - pushing the genre to new heights. Long ago, the Founding Mothers left old Earth and the Phylum Worlds, seeking a hidden place to reforge human destiny. Through genetic wizardry, they have altered human sexual patterns. For most of the year, any child born on planet Stratos is a clone of her mother, identical to all the sisters in her venerable clan. Only in summer are vars conceived - old-fashioned, gene-mixed girls, and even sometimes boys - each one garishly, ignobly unique. Maia, one lonely young var, grows up knowing she must summon all her skill to win a place in this world run by and for high-caste clanswomen. A world far gentler than those of the Old Phylum .except for those rare seasons of change, where the planet seems to call its people forth to glory. Preparing to set sail, Maia watches the strange, bearded face of the seamen. Are the teachings true? Are men practically another species, fit only for brief encounters? Or might their arts and games and secret ways hint of something deeper to share with the women of Stratos? Ready to seek a place in the world, Maia sets forth expecting labor and hardship. What she finds is danger, adventure, and a strange, half-innocent emissary, whose simple message may mean new hope.or a return to ancient terrors. From the vast unforgiving sea, toimprisonment, to rocky depths where she must wrest hidden secrets from the clutches of time, Maia comes to understand why the Founding Mothers sought a change in human life.and what a price their descendants must pay. Here is a saga of remarkable passion and drama, set in a faraway p. Seller Inventory # AAS9780553567670

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. The Nigger of the Narcissus : A Tale of the Sea (1897) is a novella by Joseph Conrad. Because of its quality compared to earlier works, some have described it as marking the start of Conrad s major, or middle, period;others have placed it as the best work of his early, or first, period. Preface--The author s preface to the novel, regarded as a manifesto of literary impressionism, is considered one of Conrad s most significant pieces of non-fiction writing.This preface begins with the line: A work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line. **Plot** The title character, James Wait, is a dying West Indian black sailor on board the merchant ship Narcissus sailing from Bombay to London. Wait, suffering from tuberculosis, becomes seriously ill during the voyage, and his plight arouses the humanitarian sympathies of many of the crew. However, the ship s master Captain Alistoun and an old sailor named Singleton remain concerned primarily with their duties and appear indifferent to Wait s condition. Off the Cape of Good Hope the ship capsizes onto her beam-ends with half her hull submerged, and the crew clings onto the deck for an entire night and day, waiting in silence for the ship to turn over the rest of the way and sink. Alistoun refuses to allow the masts to be severed, which might allow the hull to right itself. Five of the men, realizing that Wait is unaccounted for, climb down to his cabin and rescue him at their own peril. When the storm passes and a wind returns, Alistoun directs the weary men to catch the wind, which succeeds in righting the ship. Later in the voyage Alistoun prevents a near-mutiny led by a slippery Cockney named Donkin. Wait eventually succumbs and dies within sight of land, as Singleton had predicted he would. **History** The work, written in 1896 and partly based on Conrad s experiences of a voyage from Bombay to London, began as a short story but developed into a novella of some 53,000 words. As it grew, Conrad began to think of its being serialized. After Smith Elder had rejected it for the Cornhill Magazine, William Ernest Henley accepted it for the New Review, and Conrad wrote to his agent, Garnett, Now I have conquered Henley, I ain t fraid o the divvle himself! Some years later, in 1904, Conrad described this acceptance as the first event in my writing life which really counted. In the United States, the novel was first published under the title The Children of the Sea: A Tale of the Forecastle, at the insistence by the publisher, Dodd, Mead and Company, that no one would buy or read a book with the word nigger in its title, not because the word was deemed offensive, but because a book about a black man would not sell.In 2009, WordBridge Publishing published a new edition titled The N-Word of the Narcissus, which completely excised the word nigger from the text. According to the publishers, the offensive word may have led readers to avoid the book, and thus by getting rid of it the work was made more accessible.[8] Although praised by some, others denounced the change as censorship. Joseph Conrad (Polish pronunciation: born Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 - 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.He joined the British merchant marine in 1878, and was granted British nationality in 1886. Though he did not speak English fluently until he was in his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature. He wrote stories and novels, many with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of an impassive, inscrutable universe. Conrad is considered an early modernist, though his works still contain elements of 19th-century realism. . Seller Inventory # APC9781536953459

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Jack London

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Children of the Frost is a collection of short stories first published in 1902. Includes: - The League of the Old Men - In the Forests of the North - The Law of Life - Nam-Bok the Unveracious - The Master of Mystery - The Sunlanders - The Sickness of Lone Chief - Keesh, the Son of Keesh - The Death of Ligoun - Li Wan, the Fair John Griffith Jack London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916)was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone, including science fiction. Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories To Build a Fire, An Odyssey of the North, and Love of Life. He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as The Pearls of Parlay and The Heathen, and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf. London was part of the radical literary group The Crowd in San Francisco and a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers. He wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics, such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction expose The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes. Seller Inventory # APC9781542440028

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Jack London

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Children of the Frost is a collection of short stories first published in 1902. Includes: - The League of the Old Men - In the Forests of the North - The Law of Life - Nam-Bok the Unveracious - The Master of Mystery - The Sunlanders - The Sickness of Lone Chief - Keesh, the Son of Keesh - The Death of Ligoun - Li Wan, the Fair. John Griffith Jack London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916)was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone. Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories To Build a Fire, An Odyssey of the North, and Love of Life. He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as The Pearls of Parlay and The Heathen, and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf. London was part of the radical literary group The Crowd in San Francisco and a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers. He wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics, such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction expose The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes. Seller Inventory # APC9781539499084

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David Brin

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About this Item: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Reissue. Language: English . Brand New Book. Winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula awards, voted favorite writer of the 1980s by readers of Locus magazine, David Brin commands one of the most eloquent, incisive voices in science fiction today. Now the New York Times bestselling author of Earth, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War returns to set a new course, delivering a novel rich in texture, universal in theme, monumental in scope - pushing the genre to new heights. Long ago, the Founding Mothers left old Earth and the Phylum Worlds, seeking a hidden place to reforge human destiny. Through genetic wizardry, they have altered human sexual patterns. For most of the year, any child born on planet Stratos is a clone of her mother, identical to all the sisters in her venerable clan. Only in summer are vars conceived - old-fashioned, gene-mixed girls, and even sometimes boys - each one garishly, ignobly unique. Maia, one lonely young var, grows up knowing she must summon all her skill to win a place in this world run by and for high-caste clanswomen. A world far gentler than those of the Old Phylum .except for those rare seasons of change, where the planet seems to call its people forth to glory. Preparing to set sail, Maia watches the strange, bearded face of the seamen. Are the teachings true? Are men practically another species, fit only for brief encounters? Or might their arts and games and secret ways hint of something deeper to share with the women of Stratos? Ready to seek a place in the world, Maia sets forth expecting labor and hardship. What she finds is danger, adventure, and a strange, half-innocent emissary, whose simple message may mean new hope.or a return to ancient terrors. From the vast unforgiving sea, toimprisonment, to rocky depths where she must wrest hidden secrets from the clutches of time, Maia comes to understand why the Founding Mothers sought a change in human life.and what a price their descendants must pay. Here is a saga of remarkable passion and drama, set in a faraway p. Seller Inventory # AAS9780553567670

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Jack London

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, United States, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Children of the Frost is a collection of short stories first published in 1902. Includes: - The League of the Old Men - In the Forests of the North - The Law of Life - Nam-Bok the Unveracious - The Master of Mystery - The Sunlanders - The Sickness of Lone Chief - Keesh, the Son of Keesh - The Death of Ligoun - Li Wan, the Fair John Griffith Jack London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916)was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone, including science fiction. Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories To Build a Fire, An Odyssey of the North, and Love of Life. He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as The Pearls of Parlay and The Heathen, and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf. London was part of the radical literary group The Crowd in San Francisco and a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers. He wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics, such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction expose The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes. Seller Inventory # APC9781542440028

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.The Nigger of the Narcissus : A Tale of the Sea (1897) is a novella by Joseph Conrad. Because of its quality compared to earlier works, some have described it as marking the start of Conrad s major, or middle, period;others have placed it as the best work of his early, or first, period. Preface--The author s preface to the novel, regarded as a manifesto of literary impressionism, is considered one of Conrad s most significant pieces of non-fiction writing.This preface begins with the line: A work that aspires, however humbly, to the condition of art should carry its justification in every line. **Plot** The title character, James Wait, is a dying West Indian black sailor on board the merchant ship Narcissus sailing from Bombay to London. Wait, suffering from tuberculosis, becomes seriously ill during the voyage, and his plight arouses the humanitarian sympathies of many of the crew. However, the ship s master Captain Alistoun and an old sailor named Singleton remain concerned primarily with their duties and appear indifferent to Wait s condition. Off the Cape of Good Hope the ship capsizes onto her beam-ends with half her hull submerged, and the crew clings onto the deck for an entire night and day, waiting in silence for the ship to turn over the rest of the way and sink. Alistoun refuses to allow the masts to be severed, which might allow the hull to right itself. Five of the men, realizing that Wait is unaccounted for, climb down to his cabin and rescue him at their own peril. When the storm passes and a wind returns, Alistoun directs the weary men to catch the wind, which succeeds in righting the ship. Later in the voyage Alistoun prevents a near-mutiny led by a slippery Cockney named Donkin. Wait eventually succumbs and dies within sight of land, as Singleton had predicted he would. **History** The work, written in 1896 and partly based on Conrad s experiences of a voyage from Bombay to London, began as a short story but developed into a novella of some 53,000 words. As it grew, Conrad began to think of its being serialized. After Smith Elder had rejected it for the Cornhill Magazine, William Ernest Henley accepted it for the New Review, and Conrad wrote to his agent, Garnett, Now I have conquered Henley, I ain t fraid o the divvle himself! Some years later, in 1904, Conrad described this acceptance as the first event in my writing life which really counted. In the United States, the novel was first published under the title The Children of the Sea: A Tale of the Forecastle, at the insistence by the publisher, Dodd, Mead and Company, that no one would buy or read a book with the word nigger in its title, not because the word was deemed offensive, but because a book about a black man would not sell.In 2009, WordBridge Publishing published a new edition titled The N-Word of the Narcissus, which completely excised the word nigger from the text. According to the publishers, the offensive word may have led readers to avoid the book, and thus by getting rid of it the work was made more accessible.[8] Although praised by some, others denounced the change as censorship. Joseph Conrad (Polish pronunciation: born Jozef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski; 3 December 1857 - 3 August 1924) was a Polish-British writer regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language.He joined the British merchant marine in 1878, and was granted British nationality in 1886. Though he did not speak English fluently until he was in his twenties, he was a master prose stylist who brought a non-English sensibility into English literature. He wrote stories and novels, many with a nautical setting, that depict trials of the human spirit in the midst of an impassive, inscrutable universe. Conrad is considered an early modernist, though his works still contain elements of 19th-century realism. . Seller Inventory # APC9781536953459

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Elizabeth Aquino

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About this Item: Audible Studios on Brilliance, 2017. CD-Audio. Condition: New. Unabridged. Language: English . Brand New. When her three-month-old daughter Sophie is diagnosed with a rare seizure disorder, Elizabeth Aquino and her husband, Michael, are thrust into a nightmarish world of impossible decisions, toxic drug cocktails, and talk of brain surgery on their tiny child. As they grapple with the harrowing progression of their child s seizures, they grow to understand that the doctors know little more about how to heal Sophie than they do. They are in a terrifying no-man s-land. This narrative of unintended medical trauma and the search for healing through alternative means will sear you with its stubborn hope, unexpected grace, and abiding love. Elizabeth Aquino lives in Los Angeles with her family. Always a writer but trained as a pastry chef, her life took an entirely unexpected turn when her first child was diagnosed with a devastating seizure disorder; her daughter became her greatest inspiration as they navigated the systems of care for the disabled and sick. Elizabeth s work has been published in numerous literary magazines, newspapers, and anthologies, including the A Cup of Comfort series, qarrtsiluni, Kicking in the Wall, My Baby Rides the Short Bus, The Mom Egg, Spirituality and Health magazine, and the Los Angeles Times. When she isn t writing she spends her time as an advocate for children with special health-care needs, operates a home-based cake and pastry business, and acts as chauffeur to and devoted admirer of her two teenage boys. This is a short audiobook published by Shebooks - high quality fiction, memoir, and journalism for women, by women. Seller Inventory # BRI9781536635867

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Children of the Frost is a collection of short stories first published in 1902. Includes: - The League of the Old Men - In the Forests of the North - The Law of Life - Nam-Bok the Unveracious - The Master of Mystery - The Sunlanders - The Sickness of Lone Chief - Keesh, the Son of Keesh - The Death of Ligoun - Li Wan, the Fair. John Griffith Jack London (born John Griffith Chaney, January 12, 1876 - November 22, 1916)was an American novelist, journalist, and social activist. A pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction, he was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone. Some of his most famous works include The Call of the Wild and White Fang, both set in the Klondike Gold Rush, as well as the short stories To Build a Fire, An Odyssey of the North, and Love of Life. He also wrote of the South Pacific in such stories as The Pearls of Parlay and The Heathen, and of the San Francisco Bay area in The Sea Wolf. London was part of the radical literary group The Crowd in San Francisco and a passionate advocate of unionization, socialism, and the rights of workers. He wrote several powerful works dealing with these topics, such as his dystopian novel The Iron Heel, his non-fiction expose The People of the Abyss, and The War of the Classes. Seller Inventory # APC9781539499084

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National Geographic

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About this Item: Condition: Very Good. Very Good. Bright, but musty. Contents: British Columbia: Life Begins at 100, Dogs Work for Man, How Old is It?, California's Ranches in the Sea, and The Vibrant Heart of France. Discount on multiple purchases. See our homepage for specifics. To see all the National Geographics I have listed, click on this magazine's title, then click on "search this bookseller's books", enter "National Geographic" and finally on "start search." BRITISH COLUMBIA, DOGS, FRANCE. Seller Inventory # 007909

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Aaron Shepard

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About this Item: Skyhook Press, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Not so long ago, in the tiny, isolated villages of Finland, where prolonged summer days gave way to endless winter nights, people would pass the time by singing the many adventures of their favorite heroes: the mighty, magical men and women of ancient days. They sang of old Vainamoinen, greatest of sages and magicians, who helped create the world but never could find a woman to wed him. They sang of his friend and ally Ilmarinen, first among craftsmen, the blacksmith who forged the dome of the heavens. They sang of Louhi, the ancient lady of Northland, whose crafty wit and magical powers made her a worthy opponent for Vainamoinen himself. And they sang of Aila, Louhi s lovely daughter, who captured the hopes of the two old friends and drew them as rivals to the shores of Northland. And while these songs could still be heard, there came along a rural doctor, a scholar, who gathered and wove them together in a book he called the Kalevala. And so he created for Finns a national epic, and for the rest of the world, a work of wonder. The songs endure, the heroes live. . . . For ages 10 and up. Not illustrated! ///////////////////////////////////////////////// Aaron Shepard is the award-winning author of The Baker s Dozen, The Sea King s Daughter, Lady White Snake, and many more children s books. His stories have appeared often in Cricket magazine, while his Web site is known internationally as a prime resource for folktales, storytelling, and reader s theater. Once a professional storyteller, Aaron specializes in lively retellings of folktales and other traditional literature, which have won him honors from the American Library Association, the New York Public Library, the Bank Street College of Education, the National Council for the Social Studies, and the American Folklore Society. Cover artist Carol Schwartz is the award-winning illustrator of over 45 picture books. ///////////////////////////////////////////////// Well written and valuable. . . . Shepard s use of free verse allows him more flexibility than the traditional poetic meter. [The text] retains a sense of majestic rhythm and is most effective when read aloud. Supporting information is detailed. -- Donna L. Scanlon, School Library Journal, Apr. 1996 (reviewing an older edition) Shepard s free verse telling has power and sparkle. -- Glenn Giffin, Denver Post, May 12, 1996 (reviewing an older edition) The language of Shepard s story, the way [the characters ] magic is performed -- all is bigger than life, as the mythic tale should be. It is a book to read aloud -- to an older child, to an appreciative adult. -- Kate Frankel, Storyline, Winter 1997 (reviewing an older edition) The [free] verse reads aloud particularly well. -- Notes from the Windowsill, Dec. 15, 1996 (reviewing an older edition) The Ancient Fantasy series will take both adults and children into a world of folklore of long ago. These books have taken my grandsons away from their video and DVD games. . . . As my grandsons say, This is another five star book. -- Sandra Heptinstall, Whispering Winds Book Reviews, May 9, 2008. Seller Inventory # AAV9781620355428

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Aaron Shepard

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About this Item: Skyhook Press, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Timothy Tolliver and his friend Arnie Rosenberg have a problem -- a gang of older bullies called the Stinks. But besides being a fourth-grader, Timothy is also a world-class inventor. He and Arnie get the bright idea of defending themselves with Timothy s science-project robot. When their first try fails, Timothy finds a way to update the mystical formulas that gave life to the Jewish clay monster, the Golem. The robot comes alive, and it looks like their worries are over -- till the robot stops following orders and takes matters into its own hands. Can Timothy bring his creation back under control? Find out, as the Golem legend replays in a modern American elementary school. ///////////////////////////////////////////////// Aaron Shepard is the award-winning author of The Baker s Dozen, The Sea King s Daughter, The Monkey King, and many more children s books. His stories have appeared often in Cricket magazine, while his Web site is known internationally as a prime resource for folktales, storytelling, and reader s theater. Once a professional storyteller, Aaron specializes in lively retellings of folktales and other traditional literature, which have won him honors from the American Library Association, the New York Public Library, the Bank Street College of Education, the National Council for the Social Studies, and the American Folklore Society. ///////////////////////////////////////////////// Many children will be intrigued by a mechanical figure that comes to life. -- School Library Journal, June 2005 Rated S for Snapped Up. -- S. C. Poe, Route 19 Writers (blog), Apr. 4, 2012 ///////////////////////////////////////////////// SAMPLE Arnie walked all around the robot, admiring it. You know what this reminds me of? The Golem. The Golem? said Timothy. What s that? It s from an old legend we heard in Hebrew school. A few hundred years ago, a lot of Jews in Europe were getting killed by mobs, all because of some stupid rumors started by their enemies. This one rabbi wanted to protect the Jews of his city, so he made a man of clay and brought it to life. It was so strong, nothing could stand against it. They called it the Golem. Kind of like Frankenstein? said Timothy. Yeah, but the Golem came first, and that was probably where the idea for Frankenstein came from. Arnie grinned. Wouldn t it be cool if this robot could protect us from the Stinks, like the Golem protected the Jews? Timothy grinned too. Then they both stopped grinning and looked at each other. You don t think . . . . started Arnie. I don t know, said Timothy. I don t see why not. Seller Inventory # AAV9781620355404

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About this Item: Condition: G+. G+. Contents: British Columbia: Life Begins at 100, Dogs Work for Man, How Old is It?, California's Ranches in the Sea, and The Vibrant Heart of France. Discount on multiple purchases. To see all the National Geographics I have listed, click on this magazine's title, then click on my homepage, then on "browse their books", "National Geographic" and finally on "list books.". Seller Inventory # 000941

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Daniel Fleischhacker

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. The Firebird flies into Cody Hoffman s life on his thirteenth birthday, in a flaming burst of brilliant red. It is a startling moment. Not many people have seen the Firebird, but now Cody has, and he knows instinctively that the mysterious bird has come to him for a special reason. A mystical bond is formed between the Firebird and the shy, handicapped boy. Left with a crippled leg from a bout with Polio when he was four, Cody moves slowly, dragging his bad leg as a constant reminder that he is not a normal boy. Shunned by his peers, he knows he is loved by God. A devout Catholic, he loves in return to the depths of his soul. And that should be enough for anyone, except that Cody is living out his days tormented by Mac McCarthy. Mac is an older boy who stalks Cody hoping to lure him into a sinful relationship by showing him magazine pictures of men and boys in lewd acts. When Christ was tempted by the devil, He said, Get thee behind me, Satan. But Cody can t escape that easily. Maybe the Firebird has come to help him free himself from Mac. The Firebird leads Cody to an old shed where Mac has his stash of filthy magazines. Cody sets the shed on fire, destroying everything in it. Livid, Mac forces Cody to submit to a vile act that robs him of his purity and destroys his beautiful relationship with God. He is thrust from the innocent world of a child into the sinful world of adults, and he is drowning in a sea of guilt and shame. Was burning the shed a mistake? And what happened to the Firebird? Has Mac killed him? While he suffers, trying to find a way to make Mac pay, Mac dies in a freak accident. Cody is rid of Mac but no closer to God. What does he have to do to receive God s forgiveness? Firebird is a beautifully written story of the triumph of good over evil, and the healing power of forgiveness. Seller Inventory # APC9781548764326

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Lucinda Gosling in association with Mary Evans Picture Library, Mary Evans Picture Library

Published by The History Press Ltd, United Kingdom (2015)

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About this Item: The History Press Ltd, United Kingdom, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. For the first half of the twentieth century, the artist Fortunino Matania captured some of the world s most memorable and iconic moments. From the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 to the coronations of three British monarchs, this Italian-born illustrator recorded almost every major event as `special artist for popular illustrated magazine The Sphere. The apogee of his prolific output was during the First World War when he produced paintings on a weekly basis, recording in breathtakingly realistic detail the multifaceted nature of the conflict and often visiting the front in order to gather material for his pictures. The breadth and quality of Matania s work takes in scenes of trench life, the war at sea, the heat of battle and the war effort at home. Meanwhile, his most famous picture, `Goodbye, Old Man , quickly became one of the most emotive images of the war. Admired by some of the finest artists of the period, and familiar to millions around the world, over 100 of Matania s pictures are brought together for the first time in this compilation, introducing the power of his work to a new generation to mark the centenary of the First World War. Seller Inventory # AA79780750955973

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Judy Lawn

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. A collection of my best short stories - previously published in both mainstream and literary magazines - others published for the first time. Everything from a pig hunting story to a fun romance. Literary stories, commercial fiction, and shorter vignettes. Included in the collection is my first published short story, a fishing yarn, Sam s Kingie, and for the first time a new fishing yarn starring Sam, The Living Legend. Inspired by my love of the sea and nature, the stories draw on memories of school days and childhood adventures, the people I ve met and the yarns I ve heard throughout my life. Themes include courage, friendship, respect, trust, disappointment, patience and love. Solitude is often at the heart of the story; those folk who live alone - whether by choice or circumstance - and how they find solace. Characters battle on alone, find solace in nature, and take heart from the support of friends. The Eagle sees a woman wait a life-time for the right person before she can relinquish the reigns at last. In The Eel the right person has been gone a life-time, but peace might at last be salvaged from this loss. In both Mary s Treasures and The Little Bird older women fight for their independence in two very different stories. Kirsty is a teenage girl who dares, but what exactly has she won? In The Return a teenage girl has suffered both loss and joy. Spring begins with the promise of romance, which comes to nothing, but there is still optimism. The Back Block - my story about pig hunting - is the quintessential coming of age story (Contains gruesome incident). Is Saturday Morning in Suburbia the story about the disappointment of a life lived to suburban rules and expectations only to discover, too late, that life might have been lived differently? Or is it the story about a man who will redeem himself in the last few weeks of his life? Excerpts: Kirsty The morning was hot. It was in your face heat scooped up by the wind, heavy with the smells of the rush hour traffic, coming straight at us; hot. The road was already starting to melt and the cars whizzing past, sprayed out stinky black tar. Yesterday had been hot, too. But today was going to boil. The Back Block But it was Charlie s eyes that held people. As brown and dark and slippery as the river, they caught at a man when he wasn t expecting it. Made you listen. Made you believe the stories even though you knew they were mostly wild exaggeration. I was no exception. That was why I went with him that day. Wild pigs. He d seen them, out beyond the back block. Huge beasts with great ugly tusks that d rip a man in half if he didn t watch it and I d better have my wits about me and be prepared to make a run for it and could I climb a tree in my boots and did I have a decent knife? I assured Charlie I was fit, (at seventeen, nearly eighteen and hadn t I just done six hay paddocks?) and there wasn t a tree standing I couldn t climb. And I had the best knife out. My uncle had sent it from England. So we went. Tramping out through miles of dusty dry bush, with the brown bracken crunching underfoot and the musty, peppery smell of the bush thick around us and the fantails diving about our heads, all the way out to where the giant pigs roamed. The Return The concrete was grey and unfriendly beneath my feet, an impassive spectator of my return. People brushed by me, but I didn t look at them. I wasn t yet ready to exchange smiles and nods of recognition, or talk to old friends. You can t go back, Mum had said. Nothing stays the same. People change. You make new friends. Perhaps she was right, but I had to find out for myself. The Eel I parked the car by the mailbox and got out. For a while I stood, listening. After the hum of jet engines and the noise of the car motor, the silence of the countryside made my ears ring. I d traveled nearly three days to get here, and it didn t seem real. Seller Inventory # APC9781974182695

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Lemony Snicket

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ISBN 10: 1405266090 ISBN 13: 9781405266093

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About this Item: Egmont UK Ltd, United Kingdom, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. UK ed.. Language: English . Brand New Book. Dear reader, There is nothing to be found in Lemony Snicket s A Series of Unfortunate Events but misery and despair. You still have time to choose another international best-selling series to read. But if you insist on discovering the unpleasant adventures of the Baudelaire orphans, then proceed with caution. Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire are intelligent children. They are charming, and resourceful, and have pleasant facial features. Unfortunately, they are exceptionally unlucky. In The Miserable Mill the siblings encounter a giant pincher machine, a bad casserole, a man with a cloud of smoke where his head should be, a hypnotist, a terrible accident and coupons. In the tradition of great storytellers, from Dickens to Dahl, comes an exquisitely dark comedy that is both literary and irreverent, hilarious and deftly crafted. Despite their wretched contents, A Series of Unfortunate Events has sold 60 million copies worldwide and been made into a Hollywood film starring Jim Carrey. And in the future things are poised to get much worse, thanks to the forthcoming Netflix series directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. You have been warned. Are you unlucky enough to own all 13 adventures? The Bad Beginning The Reptile Room The Wide Window The Miserable Mill The Austere Academy The Ersatz Elevator The Vile Village The Hostile Hospital The Carnivorous Carnival The Slippery Slope The Grim Grotto The Penultimate Peril The End And what about All The Wrong Questions? In this four-book series a 13-year-old Lemony chronicles his dangerous and puzzling apprenticeship in a mysterious organisation that nobody knows anything about: `Who Could That Be at This Hour? `When Did you Last See Her? `Shouldn t You Be in School? `Why is This Night Different from All Other Nights? Lemony Snicket was born before you were and is likely to die before you as well. He was born in a small town where the inhabitants were suspicious and prone to riot. He grew up near the sea and currently lives beneath it. Until recently, he was living somewhere else. Brett Helquist was born in Ganado, Arizona, grew up in Orem, Utah, and now lives in New York City. He earned a bachelor s degree in fine arts from Brigham Young University and has been illustrating ever since. His art has appeared in many publications, including Cricket magazine and The New York Times. Seller Inventory # AA79781405266093

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Aaron Shepard

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ISBN 10: 1620355426 ISBN 13: 9781620355428

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About this Item: Skyhook Press, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Not so long ago, in the tiny, isolated villages of Finland, where prolonged summer days gave way to endless winter nights, people would pass the time by singing the many adventures of their favorite heroes: the mighty, magical men and women of ancient days. They sang of old Vainamoinen, greatest of sages and magicians, who helped create the world but never could find a woman to wed him. They sang of his friend and ally Ilmarinen, first among craftsmen, the blacksmith who forged the dome of the heavens. They sang of Louhi, the ancient lady of Northland, whose crafty wit and magical powers made her a worthy opponent for Vainamoinen himself. And they sang of Aila, Louhi s lovely daughter, who captured the hopes of the two old friends and drew them as rivals to the shores of Northland. And while these songs could still be heard, there came along a rural doctor, a scholar, who gathered and wove them together in a book he called the Kalevala. And so he created for Finns a national epic, and for the rest of the world, a work of wonder. The songs endure, the heroes live. . . . For ages 10 and up. Not illustrated! ///////////////////////////////////////////////// Aaron Shepard is the award-winning author of The Baker s Dozen, The Sea King s Daughter, Lady White Snake, and many more children s books. His stories have appeared often in Cricket magazine, while his Web site is known internationally as a prime resource for folktales, storytelling, and reader s theater. Once a professional storyteller, Aaron specializes in lively retellings of folktales and other traditional literature, which have won him honors from the American Library Association, the New York Public Library, the Bank Street College of Education, the National Council for the Social Studies, and the American Folklore Society. Cover artist Carol Schwartz is the award-winning illustrator of over 45 picture books. ///////////////////////////////////////////////// Well written and valuable. . . . Shepard s use of free verse allows him more flexibility than the traditional poetic meter. [The text] retains a sense of majestic rhythm and is most effective when read aloud. Supporting information is detailed. -- Donna L. Scanlon, School Library Journal, Apr. 1996 (reviewing an older edition) Shepard s free verse telling has power and sparkle. -- Glenn Giffin, Denver Post, May 12, 1996 (reviewing an older edition) The language of Shepard s story, the way [the characters ] magic is performed -- all is bigger than life, as the mythic tale should be. It is a book to read aloud -- to an older child, to an appreciative adult. -- Kate Frankel, Storyline, Winter 1997 (reviewing an older edition) The [free] verse reads aloud particularly well. -- Notes from the Windowsill, Dec. 15, 1996 (reviewing an older edition) The Ancient Fantasy series will take both adults and children into a world of folklore of long ago. These books have taken my grandsons away from their video and DVD games. . . . As my grandsons say, This is another five star book. -- Sandra Heptinstall, Whispering Winds Book Reviews, May 9, 2008. Seller Inventory # AAV9781620355428

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Aaron Shepard

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About this Item: Skyhook Press, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Timothy Tolliver and his friend Arnie Rosenberg have a problem -- a gang of older bullies called the Stinks. But besides being a fourth-grader, Timothy is also a world-class inventor. He and Arnie get the bright idea of defending themselves with Timothy s science-project robot. When their first try fails, Timothy finds a way to update the mystical formulas that gave life to the Jewish clay monster, the Golem. The robot comes alive, and it looks like their worries are over -- till the robot stops following orders and takes matters into its own hands. Can Timothy bring his creation back under control? Find out, as the Golem legend replays in a modern American elementary school. ///////////////////////////////////////////////// Aaron Shepard is the award-winning author of The Baker s Dozen, The Sea King s Daughter, The Monkey King, and many more children s books. His stories have appeared often in Cricket magazine, while his Web site is known internationally as a prime resource for folktales, storytelling, and reader s theater. Once a professional storyteller, Aaron specializes in lively retellings of folktales and other traditional literature, which have won him honors from the American Library Association, the New York Public Library, the Bank Street College of Education, the National Council for the Social Studies, and the American Folklore Society. ///////////////////////////////////////////////// Many children will be intrigued by a mechanical figure that comes to life. -- School Library Journal, June 2005 Rated S for Snapped Up. -- S. C. Poe, Route 19 Writers (blog), Apr. 4, 2012 ///////////////////////////////////////////////// SAMPLE Arnie walked all around the robot, admiring it. You know what this reminds me of? The Golem. The Golem? said Timothy. What s that? It s from an old legend we heard in Hebrew school. A few hundred years ago, a lot of Jews in Europe were getting killed by mobs, all because of some stupid rumors started by their enemies. This one rabbi wanted to protect the Jews of his city, so he made a man of clay and brought it to life. It was so strong, nothing could stand against it. They called it the Golem. Kind of like Frankenstein? said Timothy. Yeah, but the Golem came first, and that was probably where the idea for Frankenstein came from. Arnie grinned. Wouldn t it be cool if this robot could protect us from the Stinks, like the Golem protected the Jews? Timothy grinned too. Then they both stopped grinning and looked at each other. You don t think . . . . started Arnie. I don t know, said Timothy. I don t see why not. Seller Inventory # AAV9781620355404

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Gosnell, Mariana

Published by Alfred A. Knopf; A Borzoi Book, New York (2005)

ISBN 10: 0679426086 ISBN 13: 9780679426080

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About this Item: Alfred A. Knopf; A Borzoi Book, New York, 2005. Hardcover. Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st. x, 560 pages, illustrations; 25 cm. Tight, clean copy. Stated "First Edition." Fine DJ. A fine copy of the first printing. "Like the adventurer who circled an iceberg to see it on all sides, Mariana Gosnell, former Newsweek reporter and author of Zero Three Bravo, a book about flying a small plane around the United States, explores ice in all its complexity, grandeur, and significance. More brittle than glass, at times stronger than steel, at other times flowing like molasses, ice covers 10 percent of the earth’s land and 7 percent of its oceans. In nature it is found in myriad forms, from the delicate needle ice that crunches underfoot in a winter meadow to the massive, centuries-old ice that forms the world’s glaciers. Scientists theorize that icy comets delivered to Earth the molecules needed to get life started, and ice ages have shaped much of the land as we know it. Here is the whole world of ice, from the freezing of Pleasant Lake in New Hampshire to the breakup of a Vermont river at the onset of spring, from the frozen Antarctic landscape that emperor penguins inhabit to the cold, watery route bowhead whales take between Arctic ice floes. Mariana Gosnell writes about frostbite and about the recently discovered 5,000-year-old body of a man preserved in an Alpine glacier. She discusses the work of scientists who extract cylinders of Greenland ice to study the history of the earth’s climate and try to predict its future. She examines ice in plants, icebergs, icicles, and hail; sea ice and permafrost; ice on Mars and in the rings of Saturn; and several new forms of ice developed in labs. She writes of the many uses humans make of ice, including ice-skating, ice fishing, iceboating, and ice climbing; building ice roads and seeding clouds; making ice castles, ice cubes, and iced desserts. Ice is a sparkling illumination of the natural phenomenon whose ebbs and flows over time have helped form the world we live in. It is a pleasure to read, and important to read--for its natural science and revelations about ice's influence on our everyday lives, and for what it has to tell us about our environment today and in the future. / Mariana Gosnell was born and grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a major in fine art. She worked for many years at Newsweek, where she reported on medicine and science. She is the author of a previous book, Zero Three Bravo: Solo Across America in a Small Plane, and her articles appear in many magazines including Smithsonian and National Wildlife. She lives in New York City and summers at Lake of the Woods in Canada." - Publisher. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Collectible. Seller Inventory # 078583

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About this Item: Condition: Very Good. Contents: British Columbia: Life Begins at 100, Dogs Work for Man, How Old is It?, California's Ranches in the Sea, and The Vibrant Heart of France. Discount on multiple purchases. See our homepage for specifics. To see all the National Geographics I have listed, click on this magazine's title, then click on "search this bookseller's books", enter "National Geographic" and finally on "start search." BRITISH COLUMBIA, DOGS, FRANCE. Seller Inventory # 008405

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Daniel Fleischhacker

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.The Firebird flies into Cody Hoffman s life on his thirteenth birthday, in a flaming burst of brilliant red. It is a startling moment. Not many people have seen the Firebird, but now Cody has, and he knows instinctively that the mysterious bird has come to him for a special reason. A mystical bond is formed between the Firebird and the shy, handicapped boy. Left with a crippled leg from a bout with Polio when he was four, Cody moves slowly, dragging his bad leg as a constant reminder that he is not a normal boy. Shunned by his peers, he knows he is loved by God. A devout Catholic, he loves in return to the depths of his soul. And that should be enough for anyone, except that Cody is living out his days tormented by Mac McCarthy. Mac is an older boy who stalks Cody hoping to lure him into a sinful relationship by showing him magazine pictures of men and boys in lewd acts. When Christ was tempted by the devil, He said, Get thee behind me, Satan. But Cody can t escape that easily. Maybe the Firebird has come to help him free himself from Mac. The Firebird leads Cody to an old shed where Mac has his stash of filthy magazines. Cody sets the shed on fire, destroying everything in it. Livid, Mac forces Cody to submit to a vile act that robs him of his purity and destroys his beautiful relationship with God. He is thrust from the innocent world of a child into the sinful world of adults, and he is drowning in a sea of guilt and shame. Was burning the shed a mistake? And what happened to the Firebird? Has Mac killed him? While he suffers, trying to find a way to make Mac pay, Mac dies in a freak accident. Cody is rid of Mac but no closer to God. What does he have to do to receive God s forgiveness? Firebird is a beautifully written story of the triumph of good over evil, and the healing power of forgiveness. Seller Inventory # APC9781548764326

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Judy Lawn

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ISBN 10: 197418269X ISBN 13: 9781974182695

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.A collection of my best short stories - previously published in both mainstream and literary magazines - others published for the first time. Everything from a pig hunting story to a fun romance. Literary stories, commercial fiction, and shorter vignettes. Included in the collection is my first published short story, a fishing yarn, Sam s Kingie, and for the first time a new fishing yarn starring Sam, The Living Legend. Inspired by my love of the sea and nature, the stories draw on memories of school days and childhood adventures, the people I ve met and the yarns I ve heard throughout my life. Themes include courage, friendship, respect, trust, disappointment, patience and love. Solitude is often at the heart of the story; those folk who live alone - whether by choice or circumstance - and how they find solace. Characters battle on alone, find solace in nature, and take heart from the support of friends. The Eagle sees a woman wait a life-time for the right person before she can relinquish the reigns at last. In The Eel the right person has been gone a life-time, but peace might at last be salvaged from this loss. In both Mary s Treasures and The Little Bird older women fight for their independence in two very different stories. Kirsty is a teenage girl who dares, but what exactly has she won? In The Return a teenage girl has suffered both loss and joy. Spring begins with the promise of romance, which comes to nothing, but there is still optimism. The Back Block - my story about pig hunting - is the quintessential coming of age story (Contains gruesome incident). Is Saturday Morning in Suburbia the story about the disappointment of a life lived to suburban rules and expectations only to discover, too late, that life might have been lived differently? Or is it the story about a man who will redeem himself in the last few weeks of his life? Excerpts: Kirsty The morning was hot. It was in your face heat scooped up by the wind, heavy with the smells of the rush hour traffic, coming straight at us; hot. The road was already starting to melt and the cars whizzing past, sprayed out stinky black tar. Yesterday had been hot, too. But today was going to boil. The Back Block But it was Charlie s eyes that held people. As brown and dark and slippery as the river, they caught at a man when he wasn t expecting it. Made you listen. Made you believe the stories even though you knew they were mostly wild exaggeration. I was no exception. That was why I went with him that day. Wild pigs. He d seen them, out beyond the back block. Huge beasts with great ugly tusks that d rip a man in half if he didn t watch it and I d better have my wits about me and be prepared to make a run for it and could I climb a tree in my boots and did I have a decent knife? I assured Charlie I was fit, (at seventeen, nearly eighteen and hadn t I just done six hay paddocks?) and there wasn t a tree standing I couldn t climb. And I had the best knife out. My uncle had sent it from England. So we went. Tramping out through miles of dusty dry bush, with the brown bracken crunching underfoot and the musty, peppery smell of the bush thick around us and the fantails diving about our heads, all the way out to where the giant pigs roamed. The Return The concrete was grey and unfriendly beneath my feet, an impassive spectator of my return. People brushed by me, but I didn t look at them. I wasn t yet ready to exchange smiles and nods of recognition, or talk to old friends. You can t go back, Mum had said. Nothing stays the same. People change. You make new friends. Perhaps she was right, but I had to find out for myself. The Eel I parked the car by the mailbox and got out. For a while I stood, listening. After the hum of jet engines and the noise of the car motor, the silence of the countryside made my ears ring. I d traveled nearly three days to get here, and it didn t seem real. Seller Inventory # APC9781974182695

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Hamilton Smith

Published by Scripture Truth Publications, United Kingdom (2007)

ISBN 10: 0901860794 ISBN 13: 9780901860798

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About this Item: Scripture Truth Publications, United Kingdom, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Hamilton Smith (1862-1943), born in Barnes, Surrey, the son of a sea captain, was employed in the office of his uncle s building firm, where he was later joined by his cousin F B Hole. By 1901, married and living in Sutton, Surrey, with his wife and young family, he had retired from the building trade and entered full-time upon the task of building up the church of God. Later in life, he moved to Weston-super-Mare in Somerset, his wife Rachel s home county. His personal ministry was delivered in the United Kingdom, but his written ministry continues to be read worldwide. Along with H P Barker, A J Pollock, J T Mawson and F B Hole he frequently contributed articles to Scripture Truth magazine, which often provided the basis for books later published by the Central Bible Truth Depot. Hamilton Smith s written expositions of the Scriptures are brief, clear and very much to the point. This volume is one of a series of Old Testament character studies for which he is probably best known. It examines the history of Elisha, the man of God. Like a heavenly stranger he passes on his way morally apart from all, while in grace the servant of all, accessible alike to rich and poor. He is found in every condition of life; he comes into contact with every class; he moves at times within the land of Israel, and at times he passes beyond its bounds. But, wherever he is, in whatever circumstances he is found, with whoever he comes into contact, his sole business is to make known the grace of God. Sometimes he is mocked; sometimes ignored and forgotten; at times men plot to take his life; but in spite of all opposition he pursues his service of love. He allows nothing in his ways and manner of life that is inconsistent with his ministry of grace. He refuses riches and gifts, content to be poor that others may be enriched. Thus in many ways he foreshadows Christ, who lived among us full of grace and truth; who became poor that we might be rich; who endured the contradiction of sinners, and who, at last, gave up His life that grace might reign through righteousness. But Elisha is also the pattern for every believer in Christ, teaching us at all times to be the exponents, in a needy world, of the grace of God that has reached us in our degradation in order to have us with and like the Man Christ Jesus in heaven. Seller Inventory # LIE9780901860798

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National Geographic

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About this Item: Condition: Very Good. Very Good. Contents: British Columbia: Life Begins at 100, Dogs Work for Man, How Old is It?, California's Ranches in the Sea, and The Vibrant Heart of France. Discount on multiple purchases. To see all the National Geographics I have listed, click on this magazine's title, then click on my homepage, then on "browse their books", "National Geographic" and finally on "list books.". Seller Inventory # 000940

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David Brin

Published by Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States (1996)

ISBN 10: 0553567675 ISBN 13: 9780553567670

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About this Item: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc, United States, 1996. Paperback. Condition: New. Reissue. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. Winner of multiple Hugo and Nebula awards, voted favorite writer of the 1980s by readers of Locus magazine, David Brin commands one of the most eloquent, incisive voices in science fiction today. Now the New York Times bestselling author of Earth, Startide Rising, and The Uplift War returns to set a new course, delivering a novel rich in texture, universal in theme, monumental in scope - pushing the genre to new heights. Long ago, the Founding Mothers left old Earth and the Phylum Worlds, seeking a hidden place to reforge human destiny. Through genetic wizardry, they have altered human sexual patterns. For most of the year, any child born on planet Stratos is a clone of her mother, identical to all the sisters in her venerable clan. Only in summer are vars conceived - old-fashioned, gene-mixed girls, and even sometimes boys - each one garishly, ignobly unique. Maia, one lonely young var, grows up knowing she must summon all her skill to win a place in this world run by and for high-caste clanswomen. A world far gentler than those of the Old Phylum .except for those rare seasons of change, where the planet seems to call its people forth to glory. Preparing to set sail, Maia watches the strange, bearded face of the seamen. Are the teachings true? Are men practically another species, fit only for brief encounters? Or might their arts and games and secret ways hint of something deeper to share with the women of Stratos? Ready to seek a place in the world, Maia sets forth expecting labor and hardship. What she finds is danger, adventure, and a strange, half-innocent emissary, whose simple message may mean new hope.or a return to ancient terrors. From the vast unforgiving sea, toimprisonment, to rocky depths where she must wrest hidden secrets from the clutches of time, Maia comes to understand why the Founding Mothers sought a change in human life.and what a price their descendants must pay. Here is a saga of remarkable passion and drama, set in a faraway p. Seller Inventory # BTE9780553567670

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