Category : Fiction
Editor : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101126967
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 304
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Olivia Dunne, a studious minister's daughter who dreams of being an archaeologist, never thought that the drama of World War II would affect her quiet life in Denver. An exhilarating flirtation reshapes her life, though, and she finds herself banished to a rural Colorado outpost, married to a man she hardly knows. Overwhelmed by loneliness, Olivia tentatively tries to establish a new life, finding much-needed friendship and solace in two Japanese American sisters who are living at a nearby internment camp. When Olivia unwittingly becomes an accomplice to a crime and is faced with betrayal, she finally confronts her own desires. Beautifully written and filled with memorable characters, Creel's novel is a powerful exploration of the nature of trust and love.

Category : Literary Collections
Editor : The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press
ISBN : 9789882371965
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 200
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The memoir Ordinary Days by the scholar and critic Leo Ou-fan Lee and his wife Esther Lee Yuk Ying brings to this Hong Kong series an intensely personal touch, consciously echoing the great sentimental memoir of the eighteenth century, Shen Fu's Six Chapters of a Floating Life. With disarming candour, Leo and Esther lay bare their hearts to share with us their story of love and suffering, charting in a series of memorable chapters their shared spiritual quest. Set partly against the recent backdrop of some of Hong Kong's most turbulent years, partly in the far-flung diaspora of the Chinese intelligentsia, this is a revealing record of the inner life of a highly cultivated modern Chinese couple.

Category : Poetry
Editor : WestBow Press
ISBN : 9781973680352
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 196
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A Gift from Grandpa is a book of poetry reflecting the blessings of family, the beauty and challenge of daily life, and the hope of eternity. His poems tell the story through personal experiences, observations, and humorous anecdotes. They are written as a remembrance for his family, and as an encouragement to all families traveling this journey.

Category : Performing Arts
Editor : Scarecrow Press
ISBN : 0810876590
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 192
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Supplementing Movies Made for Television: 1964-2004, this new volume contains entries on an additional 400 television films and mini-series produced between 2005 and 2009. Each entry includes extensive production credits (director, writer, producer, composer, director of photography, and editor) and a complete cast and character listing.

Category : Social Science
Editor : University of Washington Press
ISBN : 9780295806365
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 400
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Providing the most comprehensive examination to date of Asians in the Centennial State, William Wei addresses a wide range of experiences, from anti-Chinese riots in late nineteenth-century Denver to the World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans at the Amache concentration camp to the more recent influx of Southeast Asian refugees and South Asian tech professionals. Drawing on a wealth of historical sources, Wei reconstructs what life was like for the early Chinese and Japanese pioneers, and he pays special attention to the different challenges faced by those in urban versus rural areas. The result is a groundbreaking approach that helps us better understand how Asians survived—and thrived—in an often hostile environment. Offering a fresh perspective on how cycles of persecution are repeated, Wei reveals how the treatment of Asian Americans resonates with the experiences of other marginalized groups in American society. His study sheds light not only on the Asian American experience but also on the development of Colorado and the greater American West.

Category : Self-Help
Editor : Xlibris Corporation
ISBN : 1456874500
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 114
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We see many devotional books written today with hopes of getting God’s children to be a devout servant. The church has many spiritual anemic members living day after day on a poor diet of the Holy Scriptures. The idea to write a devotional book came to me under the power of the Holy Spirit. The devotional thoughts with lagniappe came as I gave myself fully to my Lord. Under His leadership, I moved forward in obedience to share my love for the lost and never once had difficulty writing with Parkinson´s. Very few people knew how to spell “lagniappe”, while most everyone knew what it meant and enjoyed the practice of giving or receiving the small extra gift. These devotional thoughts are written in a simple way so to appeal and be understood by all age groups. There is nothing complicated about the love of God. Share the lagniappe with a hug, smile, tender touch, kindness, small gifts, and love.

Category : History
Editor : John Wiley & Sons
ISBN : 9781119632245
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 608
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Provides a solid foundation for understanding American agricultural history and offers new directions for research A Companion to American Agricultural History addresses the key aspects of America’s complex agricultural past from 8,000 BCE to the first decades of the twenty-first century. Bringing together more than thirty original essays by both established and emerging scholars, this innovative volume presents a succinct and accessible overview of American agricultural history while delivering a state-of-the-art assessment of modern scholarship on a diversity of subjects, themes, and issues. The essays provide readers with starting points for their exploration of American agricultural history—whether in general or in regards to a specific topic—and highlights the many ways the agricultural history of America is of integral importance to the wider American experience. Individual essays trace the origin and development of agricultural politics and policies, examine changes in science, technology, and government regulations, offer analytical suggestions for new research areas, discuss matters of ethnicity and gender in American agriculture, and more. This Companion: Introduces readers to a uniquely wide range of topics within the study of American agricultural history Provides a narrative summary and a critical examination of field-defining works Introduces specific topics within American agricultural history such as agrarian reform, agribusiness, and agricultural power and production Discusses the impacts of American agriculture on different groups including Native Americans, African Americans, and European, Asian, and Latinx immigrants Views the agricultural history of America through new interdisciplinary lenses of race, class, and the environment Explores depictions of American agriculture in film, popular music, literature, and art A Companion to American Agricultural History is an essential resource for introductory students and general readers seeking a concise overview of the subject, and for graduate students and scholars wanting to learn about a particular aspect of American agricultural history.

Category : Family & Relationships
Editor : Michael Conor
ISBN : 9780983177005
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 146
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Internationally renowned trainer and facilitator Connor has compiled more than 1,000 stories, messages, and life lessons gained from his children. This edition, the first of three volumes, features 60 of his favorite insights from his daughters' preschool years.

Category : Biography & Autobiography
Editor : University of Texas Press
ISBN : 9780292723061
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 236
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"In An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days, best-selling mystery novelist Susan Wittig Albert invites us to revisit one of the most tumultuous years in recent memory, 2008, through the lens of 365 ordinary days in which her reading, writing, and thinkingabout issues in the wider world--from wars and economic recession to climate change--caused her to reconsider and reshape daily practices in her personal life. Albert's journal provides an engaging account of how the business of being a successful working writer blends with her rural life in the Texas Hill Country and the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico. As her eclectic daily reading ranges across topics from economics, food production, and oil and energy policy to poetry, place, and the writinglife, Albert becomes increasingly concerned about the natural world and the threats facing it, especially climate change and resource depletion. Asking herself, 'What does it mean? And what should I do about it",' she determines practical steps to take, such as growing more food in her garden, and also helps us to readers make sense of these issues and consider what our own responses might be. A thoughtful and thought-provoking 'book of days,' amplified with reading lists and quotations from a wide diversity of writers, An Extraordinary Year of Ordinary Days is a must-have addition for everyone's collection of writers' journals"--Cover, p. 4.

Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
Editor : American Library Association
ISBN : 9780838910900
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 536
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The Whole Library Handbook, now in its fifth edition, is an encyclopedia filled with facts, tips, lists, and resources essential for library professionals and information workers of all kinds, all carefully handpicked to reflect the most informative, practical, up-to-date, and entertaining examples of library literature. Organized in easy-to-find categories, this unique compendium covers all areas of librarianship from academic libraries to teen services, from cataloging to copyright, and from gaming to social media. Selections include Facts and figures on library workers Bookmobile guidelines 100 great libraries of the world Job search and recruitment techniques, and advice on how to deal with tough economic times Tips on writing articles and book reviews Fun with cataloging rules Famous librarians’ favorite books Covering a huge spectrum of librariana, this one-of-a-kind volume is both educational and entertaining.