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Everything Under

Everything Under Book
Author : Daisy Johnson
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2018-07-12
ISBN : 1473523656
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 'Daisy Johnson is a new goddamn swaggering monster of fiction' Lauren Groff ‘Weird and wild and wonderfully unsettling... Dive in for just a moment and you’ll emerge gasping and haunted’ Celeste Ng It’s been sixteen years since Gretel last saw her mother, half a lifetime to forget her childhood on the canals. But a phone call will soon reunite them, and bring those wild years flooding back: the secret language that Gretel and her mother invented; the strange boy, Marcus, living on the boat that final winter; the creature said to be underwater, swimming ever closer. In the end there will be nothing for Gretel to do but to wade deeper into their past, where family secrets and aged prophesies will all come tragically alive again. ‘As readable as it is dazzling, full of unsettling twists and dark revelations’ Observer

Everything Under

Everything Under Book
Author : Daisy Johnson
Publisher :
Release : 2019
ISBN : 9781785417054
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As a child, Gretel lived on a canal boat with her mother, and together they invented a language that was just their own. She hasn't seen her mother since the age of sixteen, though - almost a lifetime ago - and those memories have faded. Now Gretel works as a lexicographer, updating dictionary entries, which suits her solitary nature. But a phone call from the hospital interrupts Gretel's isolation and throws up questions from long ago. She begins to remember the private vocabulary of her childhood. She remembers other things, too: the strange lonely boy who came to stay on the boat one winter; and the creature in the water - a canal thief? - swimming upstream, getting ever closer. In the end, there will be nothing for Gretel to do but go back...

Everything Under

Everything Under Book
Author : Daisy Johnson
Publisher :
Release : 2020
ISBN : 9781785417115
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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As a child, Gretel lived on a canal boat with her mother, and together they invented a language that was just their own. She hasn't seen her mother since the age of sixteen, though - almost a lifetime ago - and those memories have faded. Now Gretel works as a lexicographer, updating dictionary entries, which suits her solitary nature. But a phone call from the hospital interrupts Gretel's isolation and throws up questions from long ago. She begins to remember the private vocabulary of her childhood. She remembers other things, too: the strange lonely boy who came to stay on the boat one winter; and the creature in the water - a canal thief? - swimming upstream, getting ever closer. In the end, there will be nothing for Gretel to do but go back...

Everything Under the Sun

Everything Under the Sun Book
Author : Ian Hanington,David Suzuki
Publisher : Greystone Books Ltd
Release : 2012
ISBN : 1553655281
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A renowned scientist restores hope for a better future with his latest views on environmental challenges. In this latest offering from David Suzuki, the well-known scientist, author, and broadcaster explores the interconnectedness of the world's myriad environmental challenges. The solutions are there, he argues; we just need the will to act together to bring about change. Suzuki delves into such provocative topics as the difference between human hunters and other predators, our dependence on the sun, and what we must learn from Japan's recent reactor meltdown. He also doesn't avoid controversial opinion, especially when it comes to taking on those who stand in the way of resolving serious issues like climate change. Everything Under the Sun includes telling facts and stats, the latest scientific findings, and examples of the positive actions people are taking today toward protecting what we have. Underpinning it all is the recognition that Earth gives us everything we require to live, under a sun that provides the energy to produce food, transport, and all of our modern conveniences. Published in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation.

Everything Under the Heavens

Everything Under the Heavens Book
Author : Howard W. French
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2017-03-14
ISBN : 0385353332
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the former New York Times Asia correspondent and author of China's Second Continent, an incisive investigation of China's ideological development as it becomes an ever more aggressive player in regional and global diplomacy. For many years after its reform and opening in 1978, China maintained an attitude of false modesty about its ambitions. That role, reports Howard French, has been set aside. China has asserted its place among the global heavyweights, revealing its plans for pan-Asian dominance by building its navy, increasing territorial claims to areas like the South China Sea, and diplomatically bullying smaller players. Underlying this attitude is a strain of thinking that casts China's present-day actions in decidedly historical terms, as the path to restoring the dynastic glory of the past. If we understand how that historical identity relates to current actions, in ways ideological, philosophical, and even legal, we can learn to forecast just what kind of global power China stands to become--and to interact wisely with a future peer. Steeped in deeply researched history as well as on-the-ground reporting, this is French at his revelatory best.

Everything Is Under Control

Everything Is Under Control Book
Author : Phyllis Grant
Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Release : 2020-04-21
ISBN : 0374720754
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of Esquire's 10 Best Cookbooks of 2020 (So Far) “What a beautiful, rich, and poetic memoir this is . . . Like the best chefs, Phyllis Grant knows how to make a masterpiece from a few simple ingredients: truth, taste, poignancy, and love.”—Elizabeth Gilbert, author of City of Girls, Big Magic, and Eat, Pray, Love Phyllis Grant’s Everything Is Under Control is a memoir about appetite as it comes, goes, and refocuses its object of desire. Grant’s story follows the sometimes smooth, sometimes jagged, always revealing contours of her life: from her days as a dancer struggling to find her place at Julliard, to her experiences in and out of four-star kitchens in New York City, to falling in love with her future husband and leaving the city after 9/11 for California, where her children are born. All the while, a sense of longing pulses in each stage as she moves through the headspace of a young woman longing to be sustained by a city into that of a mother now sustaining a family herself. Written with the transparency of a diarist, Everything Is Under Control is an unputdownable series of vignettes followed by tried-and-true recipes from Grant’s table—a heartrending yet unsentimental portrait of the highs and lows of young adulthood, motherhood, and a life in the kitchen.

Everything Under the Sun

Everything Under the Sun Book
Author : Jessica Redmerski
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2017-09-05
ISBN : 9781546413080
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Thais Fenwick was eleven-years-old when civilization fell, devastated by a virus that killed off the majority of the world's population. For seven years, Thais and her family lived in a community of survivors deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. But when her town is attacked by raiders, she and her blind sister are taken away to the East-Central Territory where she is destined to live the cruel and unjust kind of life her late mother warned her about. Atticus Hunt is a troubled soldier in Lexington City who has spent the past seven years trying to conform to the vicious nature of men in a post-apocalyptic society. He knows that in order to survive, he must abandon his morals and his conscience and become like those he is surrounded by. But when he meets Thais, morals and conscience win out over conformity, and he risks his rank and his life to help her. They escape the city and set out together on a long and perilous journey to find safety in Shreveport, Louisiana. Struggling to survive in a world without electricity, food, shelter, and clean water, Atticus and Thais shed their fear of growing too close, and they fall hopelessly in love. But can love survive in such dark times, or is it fated to die with them?

Everything Under the Moon

Everything Under the Moon Book
Author : Jeff Johnson
Publisher : Soft Skull Press
Release : 2016-08-22
ISBN : 1619028549
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Born in Missouri more than a century ago and raised in a Pentecostal orphanage, the creature now calling himself Gelson Verber has changed his name countless times. He’s part-werewolf, and makes his living hunting certain kinds of bad men—criminals, rapists, thugs—in an often grotesque parody of the natural order. Verber is clearly suffering from the kinds of things a werewolf would be uniquely vulnerable to in the modern world: the horror of war, drug abuse, and isolation in the rain-drenched environment of Portland, Oregon. He has PTSD, but in a unique way, often flashing back to his time with a regiment in World War II. His smooth life as a serial killer takes a turn when he falls into the crosshairs of Salt Street, a development corporation running pirated criminology software and Big Data sieves to identify werewolf hybrids, who are then forced into servitude. As he falls deeper into the trap that has been set for him, his introduction to its evil architect triggers within Verber a string of recollections, conversations with the late werewolf-hybrid, John Jack Bridger. Salt Street's trap is masterful, but it does have one terrible flaw: you cannot cage someone—or some thing—like Gelson Verber.

Everything Here Is under Control

Everything Here Is under Control Book
Author : Emily Adrian
Publisher : Blackstone Publishing
Release : 2020-07-28
ISBN : 1982640065
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Amanda is a new mother, and she is breaking. After a fight with her partner, she puts the baby in the car and drives from Queens to her hometown in rural Ohio, where she shows up unannounced on the doorstep of her estranged childhood best friend. Amanda thought that she had left Carrie firmly in the past. After their friendship ended, their lives diverged radically: Carrie had a baby the summer after high school, became a successful tattoo artist, and never escaped Ohio’s conservative grid of close-cut grass. But the trauma of childbirth and shock of motherhood compel Amanda to go back to the beginning and to trace the tangled roots of friendship and family in her own life. Compelling and engaging, Everything Here Is under Control is a raw, honest, occasionally hilarious portrait of the complexity, conflicting emotions, and physical trauma of both modern motherhood and the intense, intimate friendships that women forge in their youth.

Meditations on Everything Under the Sun

Meditations on Everything Under the Sun Book
Author : Margo Adair
Publisher : Gabriola Island, BC : New Society Publishers
Release : 2001-01-01
ISBN : 9780865714281
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This ground-breaking work by one of the country's foremost meditation teachers includes meditations on almost every issue that people face in contemporary life -- whether addiction or job interviews, sexuality or child rearing, social conditioning or community. More than 160 meditations -- all indexed -- can be mixed and matched to suit the reader's needs. In addition to problem solving, the book contains a strong selection of meditations designed to support groups and organisations in collaborating and developing their vision. A reference book that people will regularly turn to, Meditations on Everything Under the Sun is a Joy of Cooking for the psyche. Designed for both professionals and general readers, Meditations on Everything Under the Sun will also appeal to all those interested in integrating the political and spiritual, and the eastern and western approaches to consciousness; and to peer support groups.

Everything under the sky

Everything under the sky Book
Author : Matilde Asensi
Publisher : Matilde Asensi
Release : 2013-08-13
ISBN : 846975050X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A great adventure in search of the First Emperor's treasure. The book was second place for the International Latino Award. Over 1,000,000 copies sold worldwide by the so-called "Queen of the Spanish Adventure Fiction", one of the top writers in the Spanish language, and author of the best seller The Last Cato. Set during the 1920s, Elvira De Poulain, a Spanish painter based in Paris, receives news that her estranged husband, now running the family textile business in China, has died in his house in Shanghai under strange circumstances and that she must make appropriate funeral arrangements. Accompanied by her niece, she leaves Marseille by boat to retrieve Rémy's body and claim her share of his worldly goods, unaware that this journey is the beginning of a compelling quest through China in search of the First Emperor's treasure. After an eventful voyage, they finally arrive, and Elvira and Fernanda soon find themselves immersed in an underworld of gangsters, opium dens, and political intrigues. The book has been successfully published in seven countries: US, Italy, Brazil, Holland, Greece, Romania, and Portugal.

Everything Under The Sun

Everything Under The Sun Book
Author : Marcia S. Freeman
Publisher : Britannica Digital Learning
Release : 2020-01-01
ISBN : 1625137168
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Updated for 2020, this eBook focuses on the science of matter, describing those things that are either liquid, gas, or solid.

There Is a Time for Everything Under Heaven

There Is a Time for Everything Under Heaven Book
Author : Richard Waltner
Publisher : iUniverse
Release : 2011-03-04
ISBN : 1450284159
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When Robert Sloan and Heidi Faust first meet mutual attraction follows soon thereafter. Rob, a marital and sex therapist has no idea that the attractive young woman with whom he has made a date has been for three years a high class call girl. The couple spends most of their free time together and their love for each other only grows deeper. Heidi, fearful she might run into one of her customers, and fearful of the impact it will have on their relationship concludes that she must tell Rob about her past. Rob, although deeply wounded concludes that his love for Heidi is too great and prostitute or not, he will not give her up. When he compares his sexual experience with Heidis, he is forced to confront uncertainties and anxieties he has not faced before. Heidi, with only limited success, does her best to assure Rob that his fears and anxieties are unwarranted. The couple finds marital bliss which only intensifies during their three years together until, that is, Heidi informs Rob she is returning to her profession as a call girl. Then all hell breaks loose. In this poignant love story, two people who could not be further apart in their professional backgrounds embark on an unlikely love affair that without warning, comes to an abrupt end. Love is replaced with hatred which leads to both learning the truth not only about each other, but also about themselves. In the end love proves to be far more enduring than hatred and a love which has never cooled once again characterizes Robs and Heidis marriage.

Fen

Fen Book
Author : Daisy Johnson
Publisher : Random House
Release : 2016-06-02
ISBN : 1473523648
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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FROM THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE SHORTLISTED AUTHOR OF EVERYTHING UNDER WINNER OF THE EDGE HILL SHORT STORY PRIZE 2017 'Hauntingly written and full of unabashedly, refreshingly angry women... In a year that made me furious, Daisy Johnson’s Fen was a howl I didn’t know I needed' Celeste Ng '[An] instant classic...a bold, take-no-prisoners collection situated somewhere between Angela Carter and Deborah Levy' Jeff VanderMeer The Fen is a liminal land. Real people live their lives here. They wrestle with sex and desire, with everyday routine. But the wild is always close at hand, ready to erupt. This is a place where animals and people commingle and fuse, where curious metamorphoses take place, where myth and dark magic still linger. So here a teenager may starve herself into the shape of an eel. A house might fall in love with a girl. A woman might give birth to a, well, what?

Das Unheimliche

Das Unheimliche Book
Author : Sigmund Freud
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2018-08-23
ISBN : 9781726079198
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Das UnheimlicheSigmund FreudAus dem Buch: "Der Psychoanalytiker verspürt nur selten den Antrieb zu ästhetischen Untersuchungen, auch dann nicht, wenn man die Ästhetik nicht auf die Lehre vom Schönen einengt, sondern sie als Lehre von den Qualitäten unseres Fühlens beschreibt. Er arbeitet in anderen Schichten des Seelenlebens und hat mit den zielgehemmten, gedämpften, von so vielen begleitenden Konstellationen abhängigen Gefühlsregungen, die zumeist der Stoff der Ästhetik sind, wenig zu tun. Hie und da trifft es sich doch, daß er sich für ein bestimmtes Gebiet der Ästhetik interessieren muß, und dann ist dies gewöhnlich ein abseits liegendes, von der ästhetischen Fachliteratur vernachlässigtes. Ein solches ist das »Unheimliche«. Kein Zweifel, daß es zum Schreckhaften, Angst-und Grauenerregenden gehört, und ebenso sicher ist es, daß dies Wort nicht immer in einem scharf zu bestimmenden Sinne gebraucht wird, so daß es eben meist mit dem Angsterregenden überhaupt zusammenfällt. Aber man darf doch erwarten, daß ein besonderer Kern vorhanden ist, der die Verwendung eines besonderen Begriffswortes rechtfertigt." Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) war ein österreichischer Neurologe, Tiefenpsychologe, Kulturtheoretiker und Religionskritiker. Als Begründer der Psychoanalyse erlangte er weltweite Bekanntheit. Freud gilt als einer der einflussreichsten Denker des 20. Jahrhunderts; seine Theorien und Methoden werden bis heute viel diskutiert.

Everything Under the Sun

Everything Under the Sun Book
Author : Sheryl Prenzlau
Publisher :
Release : 1993
ISBN : 9781568710204
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Stories, poems, and essays for preteens and teens by more than sixty authors, including a special section by young writers.

The Browser s Book of Beginnings

The Browser s Book of Beginnings Book
Author : Charles Panati
Publisher : Penguin Group USA
Release : 1998
ISBN : 9780140276947
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Describes the origins of more than 1000 objects, ideas, movements, and concepts, including checkers, the computer, ragtime, Islam, ice cream, the abacus, Yiddish, and many other familiar and not-so-familiar things

Everything Is Under Control

Everything Is Under Control Book
Author : Robert A. Wilson
Publisher : Harper Collins
Release : 2009-10-06
ISBN : 0061984310
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Before the X-Files, before alt.conspiracy, there was Robert Anton Wilson and his legendary Illuminatus! Trilogy. Now this avatar of conspiriology, renowned for his razor wit and progressive philosophy, takes you on a fascinating, eclectic ride through what Wilson has termed the "Cultic Twilight" where conspiracy theories flourish. Everything Is Under Control covers the range of Wilson's kaleidoscopic knowledge, from John Adams to the Voronezh (former Soviet Union) UFO sighting, the Campus Crusade for Cthulhu to the Mothman prophecies, and everything in between. What do the Freemasons, the Kennedys, and Princess Diana have in common? All are at the center of gigantic conspiracy theories with incredibly complex and endlessly multiplying twists, turns, highways and byways. Arranged by alphabetical entries which include cross-references to other entries in the book and also provide addresses to related sites on the Web, this book is truly interactive--you can dip in, read through, or follow one of the URLs from an interesting entry onto the internet. What some famous people say about Robert Anton Wilson: "A dazzling barker hawking tickets to the most thrilling tilt-a-whirls and daring loop-o-planes on the midway to higher consciousness." --Tom Robbins "Wilson managed to reverse every mental polarity in me, as if I had been pulled through infinity." --Philip K. Dick "One of the most important scientific philosophers of his century--scholarly, witty, scientific, hip and hopeful." --Dr. Timothy Leary

Saltwater Chronicles

Saltwater Chronicles Book
Author : Lesley Choyce
Publisher : Nimbus Publishing (CN)
Release : 2020-04-30
ISBN : 9781771088268
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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If Lesley Choyce was not a surfer, he would not have dropped out of graduate school in Manhattan in 1978 and moved to Nova Scotia--a decision that made all the difference. Saltwater Chronicles follows the adventures of the ambitious, idealistic, and brash young man (still alive and kicking inside Choyce) while the older man ahead beckons him forward with a mischievous grin. In many ways, this book celebrates the ordinary: the everyday disasters and discoveries that shape a life. Along the way Choyce has adapted to the crisis of becoming a respectable citizen. He has experienced the death of his father and of his family dog. He has helped guide his wife through cancer as they rode the North Atlantic waves and recorded a most human range of sorrows and joys. In this, his one hundredth book, Lesley Choyce takes readers along as he writes about nearly everything under the sun from his home by the sea on the North Atlantic coast of Canada--all of it most ordinary and yet extraordinary at the same time.

Off the Charts

Off the Charts Book
Author : Ann Hulbert
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2019-01-22
ISBN : 1101971320
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Ann Hulbert's in-depth exploration of the lives of sixteen extraordinary children over the course of the past century casts new light on America's current obsession with early achievement. The figures she profiles include math genius Norbert Wiener, founder of cybernetics; two girls whose fiction and poetry stirred debate in the 1920s; the movie superstar Shirley Temple; the African-American pianist and composer Philippa Schuyler; the chess champion Bobby Fischer; computer pioneers and "prodigious savants" with autism; and musical prodigies, present and past. Hulbert probes the changing roles of parents and teachers as well as of psychologists and a curious press. Above all, she delves into the feelings of the prodigies themselves, whose stories so intriguingly raise hopes about untapped human potential and questions about how best to nurture it.