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A Thaw Foretold

By Mike Barnes
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  • Publisher : Biblioasis
  • Isbn : 9781927428504
  • Pages : 80
  • Category : Poetry
  • Reads : 933
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Written between one January and the next, A Thaw Foretold is a passionate exploration of themes that are as timeless and recurrent as the seasons. In language that is both precisely vivid and particular, embracing both colloquial directness and formal elegance, the poems confront the elementals of love and loss, mortality and remembrance.

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  • File Pdf: the-dictionary-of-dreams.pdf

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The Dictionary of Dreams provides the necessary tools to interpret almost every dream object and its hidden meaning to better understand what your subconscious is telling you. Dreams can be fun and adventurous, but also frightening and distorted, and still again, they can be an endless combination of both. From spitting teeth out (a sign of aging), to creepy, crawly spiders (a sign that one feels like an outsider), dreams can mean much more to us once we learn how to decipher their hidden meanings. Whether positive or negative, The Dictionary of Dreams gives you all the tools, symbols, and their true meanings to translate our cryptic nightly images. Starting with selections from classic texts like Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, and 10,000 Dreams Interpreted by Gustavus Hindman Miller, one of the first authors to complete a thorough study of all the symbols that appear in our dream-scape, this updated edition features revisions (such as the addition of cell phones, computers, televisions, and more) of Miller’s original interpretations to bring the book up to speed with our modern life. Elegantly designed and beautifully illustrated, the Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia series offers comprehensive, display-worthy references on a range of intriguing topics, including birthday astrology, techniques for harnessing the power of dreams, flower meanings, and the stories behind signs and symbols.

Groundhog Day

By Don Yoder
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Stackpole Books
  • Isbn : 9780811740579
  • Pages : 144
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 772
  • File Pdf: groundhog-day.pdf

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From the Pennsylvania Dutch Country in Southeastern and Central Pennsylvania has spread the fun holiday celebration of Groundhog Day. Now firmly ensconced as a national event every February 2, it radiates outward from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania and gives us all a welcome holiday to celebrate between New Year’s Day and Easter. Through this holiday, the Groundhog has in a sense been personalized and humanized. Learn more about this unique holiday and grab your copy of Groundhog Day today!

The Ultimate Guide to Old-Fashioned Country Skills

By Abigail R. Gehring
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 9781629142982
  • Pages : 1483
  • Category : House & Home
  • Reads : 828
  • File Pdf: the-ultimate-guide-to-old-fashioned-country-skills.pdf

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The author of Back to Basics gives you the know-how to become more self-sufficient in “one of the best of this type of book that I’ve ever seen” (The Backwoodsman). Whether you’re a suburbanite looking to live more simply or a die-hard homesteader interested in taking your garden to the next level, this guide is packed with step-by-step instructions, useful tips, vintage photographs and illustrations, and time-honored wisdom—creating one of the most comprehensive books on country skills available. This book is compiled of tested and practical experience passed down from generations of farmers and homesteaders. Here readers can learn about: Creating a vegetable garden Canning and preserving Keeping poultry Soap making Natural medicine Bridge building Farm mechanics Crop rotation Cattle and dairying The basics of beekeeping Foraging for wild food Fertilizing, soils, drainage, and irrigation Building a barn And much, much more! Success comes to the person who works the most efficiently—not simply the person who works the hardest. Learn invaluable advice and tips for how to create a sustainable lifestyle and live off the land.

Wells Brothers

By Andy Adams
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : The Floating Press
  • Isbn : 9781775457367
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reads : 629
  • File Pdf: wells-brothers.pdf

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In the Old West, family fortunes were often made -- and sometimes lost -- with amazing rapidity. In Andy Adams' novel Wells Brothers: The Young Cattle Kings, a pair of orphaned brothers put their scrappy determination to work and establish a thriving ranch in an extremely inhospitable environment with tall odds stacked against them. Praised for its realism, Wells Brothers is a must-read for those interested in well-researched fiction about the West.

Cinema, State Socialism and Society in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1917-1989

By Sanja Bahun,John Haynes
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Isbn : 9781317818717
  • Pages : 216
  • Category : Social Science
  • Reads : 407
  • File Pdf: cinema-state-socialism-and-society-in-the-soviet-union-and-eastern-europe-1917-1989.pdf

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This book presents a comprehensive re-examination of the cinemas of the Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe during the communist era. It argues that, since the end of communism in these countries, film scholars are able to view these cinemas in a different way, no longer bound by an outlook relying on binary Cold War terms. With the opening of archives in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union, much more is known about these states and societies; at the same time, the field has been reinvigorated by its opening up to more contemporary concepts, themes and approaches in film studies and adjacent disciplines. Taking stock of these developments, this book presents a rich, varied tapestry, relating specific films to specific national and transnational circumstances, rather than viewing them as a single, monolithic "Cold War Communist" cinema.

The Prince in Waiting

By John Christopher
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 9781481419932
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 371
  • File Pdf: the-prince-in-waiting.pdf

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A thirteen-year-old’s expectations of royalty give way to adventure in the first book in the post-apocalyptic Sword of the Spirits trilogy from the author of The Tripods series. In Winchester, roles are clearly defined. Warriors fight battles every spring. Dwarfs make the swords and the shields. Grotesque mutants are the servant class. Seers interpret the wishes and predictions of the spirits. And the Prince is the ruler of the city. Thirteen-year-old Luke has no reason to suspect that any of this will change. It’s been this way for centuries...at least since the year 2000. But things are not what they seem, and soon Luke is thrown into a story of ambition and adventure in the primitive world of the future, expertly crafted by critically acclaimed Tripods author John Christopher.

Myths of the Norsemen

By H. A. Guerber
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Isbn : 9783736808287
  • Pages : 395
  • Category : Literary Collections
  • Reads : 873
  • File Pdf: myths-of-the-norsemen.pdf

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Myths of the Norsemen: From the Eddas and Sagas by H.A. Guerber. A collection of myths that tell of the creation of the world, the deeds of such gods and heroes as Odin, Thor and Siegfried, the machinations of the evil Loki, and more. Entertaining and readable, these tales present the ancient Germanic and Scandinavian myths that have helped shape literature. H. A. Geuerber's The Myths of the Norsemen is a classic collection of stories retold from Norse mythology. Beginning with the Norse myth of creation and following through the sagas of more than twenty gods, heroes and villains, The Myths of the Norsemen recounts the rich mythological tradition of the Norse people. Of the more familiar characters in this collection one might immediately recognize the stories of Odin and Thor. These stories are brought together with less familiar Norse myths. Readers both young and old will delight in these classic tales of adventure and fantasy.

Alasdair Gray

By Stephen Bernstein
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bucknell University Press
  • Isbn : 0838754147
  • Pages : 204
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Reads : 567
  • File Pdf: alasdair-gray.pdf

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"Since the publication of Lanark in 1981 Alasdair Gray has been a figure of importance in contemporary literature. Now, through attention to mixed genre, counter-historical narrative, and the thematics of memory, this first study of Alasdair Gray's novels shows the coherence of the Scottish writer's varied body of work. Stephen Bernstein refuses to view Gray's work through the vague lens of postmodernism, seeing Gray instead as a writer at home in a variety of literary traditions. Beginning by providing an American audience with backgrounds to Gray's work, this study recounts the chronology of his publications and their reception by an international audience, simultaneously placing his writing in the contexts of Scottish culture and literature."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved