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The Water Is Wide

The Water Is Wide Book
Author : Pat Conroy
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2010-08-31
ISBN : 1453203907
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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New York Times Bestseller: The “miraculous” memoir of an inspiring teacher and the students who changed his life on an impoverished South Carolina island (Newsweek). Though the children of Yamacraw Island live less than two miles from the southern mainland, they can’t name the US president or the ocean that surrounds them. Most can’t read or write. Many of the students are the descendants of slaves, handicapped by poverty and isolation. When Pat Conroy arrives, an eager young teacher at the height of the civil rights movement, he finds a community still bound by the bitter effects of racism, but he is determined to broaden its members’ horizons and give them a voice. In this poignant memoir, which Newsweek called “an experience of joy,” the New York Times–bestselling author of The Prince of Tides plumbs his experiences as a young teacher on an isolated South Carolina island to reveal the shocking inequalities of the American education system.

The Water is Wide

The Water is Wide Book
Author : Pat Conroy
Publisher : Dial Press
Release : 2002
ISBN : 0553381571
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A teacher recounts a year on Yamacraw Island, off the South Carolina coast, when he helped black children gain an awareness of themselves as well as the world around them. Reprint.

The Water is Wide

The Water is Wide Book
Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
Publisher :
Release : 1976
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Water Is Wide

The Water Is Wide Book
Author : June Sawers
Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
Release : 2009-10
ISBN : 9781441573681
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Water Is Wide is a combination of parts: part emigration history, part family history, part cultural history, part memoir, part reflection, and part meditation consisting of poems, lyrics, and a prose poem, mostly on the topics of loss and separation, remembrance and memory, movement and displacement, identity and heritage all written from a Celtic perspective.

The Water is Wide

The Water is Wide Book
Author : Valerie Dawson
Publisher :
Release : 1982
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Water Is Wide

The Water Is Wide Book
Author : Elizabeth Gibson
Publisher :
Release : 1990-09
ISBN : 9780310318217
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Water is Wide

The Water is Wide Book
Author : Julia O'Sullivan
Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
Release : 2013-04-11
ISBN : 1444778994
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Set in Edwardian Portsmouth, this is the enchanting story of a girl who has to choose between an exciting secret love and the boy everyone thinks she will marry. Beautiful Fidelis McCauley instantly falls for handsome Lieutenant Daniel Herrick when he rescues her hat from blowing away during the triumphant celebrations marking the return of his ship. Fidelis is determined to escape her treadmill existence and her chance meeting with Daniel seems to open new doors for her. But loving Daniel is risky - his father, a marine colonel, will disown his son if he finds out about his secret affair with a servant girl. And will Daniel, who has grown accustomed to his privileged background, be willing give up everything for the one he loves? Meanwhile Fidelis has already promised her hand to a childhood friend Harry, drifting into the engagement to please his family whose house was a second home while she was growing up. But Harry is far away in India with the Royal Marines.

The Water is Wide Easy Clarinet Quartet score parts

The Water is Wide   Easy Clarinet Quartet  score   parts  Book
Author : Scottish traditional
Publisher : Glissato Edizioni Musicali
Release : 2020-10-08
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Water is Wide (Waly, Waly) - Scottish traditional. Easy and expressive arrangement for Clarinet Quartet (score & parts).

Folk Songs from Somerset

Folk Songs from Somerset Book
Author : Cecil James Sharp,Charles Latimer Marson
Publisher : Andesite Press
Release : 2015-08-08
ISBN : 9781298500236
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

The Water Is Wide

The Water Is Wide Book
Author : Marianne Monson
Publisher : Deseret Book
Release : 2010-01-01
ISBN : 9781606418413
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When Mima's mother meets a pair of Mormon missionaries in the small English town of Wood Box in 1844, Mima prays that the townspeople won't treat them any differently. But when her mother chooses to be baptized, Mima's worst fears are realized. Even her best friend refuses to stand by her. So when her mother decides to leave for America, Mima is faced with some hard decisions.

The Boo

The Boo Book
Author : Pat Conroy
Publisher : Open Road Media
Release : 2010-11-16
ISBN : 145320640X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The #1 New York Times–bestselling author’s story about life at the Citadel in the 1960s, a profound exploration of what it means to be a man of honor. Lt. Col. Nugent Courvoisie, known to the cadets as “the Boo,” is an imposing and inspiring leader at the South Carolina military academy, the Citadel. A harsh disciplinarian but a compassionate mentor, he guides and inspires his young charges. Cadet Peter Cates is an anomaly. He is a gifted writer, a talented basketball player, and a good student, but his outward successes do little to impress his abusive father. The Boo takes Cates under his wing, but their bond is threatened when they’re forced to confront an act of violence on campus. Drawn from Pat Conroy’s own experiences as a student at the Citadel, The Boo is an unforgettable story about duty, loyalty, and standing up for what is right in the face of overwhelming circumstances.

An Available Man

An Available Man Book
Author : Hilma Wolitzer
Publisher : Ballantine Books
Release : 2013-07-02
ISBN : 0345527550
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this tender and funny novel, award-winning author Hilma Wolitzer mines the unpredictable fallout of suddenly becoming single later in life, and the chaos and joys of falling in love the second time around. When Edward Schuyler, a modest and bookish sixty-two-year-old science teacher, is widowed, he finds himself ambushed by female attention. There are plenty of unattached women around, but a healthy, handsome, available man is a rare and desirable creature. Edward receives phone calls from widows seeking love, or at least lunch, while well-meaning friends try to set him up at dinner parties. Even an attractive married neighbor offers herself to him. The problem is that Edward doesn't feel available. He's still mourning his beloved wife, Bee, and prefers solitude and the familiar routine of work, gardening, and bird-watching. But then his stepchildren surprise him by placing a personal ad in The New York Review of Books on his behalf. Soon the letters flood in, and Edward is torn between his loyalty to Bee's memory and his growing longing for connection. Gradually, reluctantly, he begins dating (“dating after death,” as one correspondent puts it), and his encounters are variously startling, comical, and sad. Just when Edward thinks he has the game figured out, a chance meeting proves that love always arrives when it's least expected. With wit, warmth, and a keen understanding of the heart, An Available Man explores aspects of loneliness and togetherness, and the difference in the options open to men and women of a certain age. Most of all, the novel celebrates the endurance of love, and its thrilling capacity to bloom anew. Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader's Circle for author chats and more. “Funny, wise and touching.”—The Washington Post “Wonderful . . . [Hilma] Wolitzer's vision of the world, for all its sorrow, is often hilarious and always compassionate.”—The New York Times Book Review “Smart and poignant, An Available Man explores some universal truths—that the past is never past, life is for the living, and dating is really, really hard.”—O: The Oprah Magazine “Charming . . . Wolitzer is a champ at the closely observed, droll novel of manners.”—NPR “[Hilma Wolitzer is an] American literary treasure.”—The Boston Globe “A deeply satisfying story of love lost and found.”—Bookreporter

Folk Songs for Solo Singers

Folk Songs for Solo Singers Book
Author : Jay Althouse
Publisher : Alfred Music Publishing
Release : 1996
ISBN : 9780882848112
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume of best-loved folk songs for solo voice and piano contains fourteen memorable works arranged by three of Alfred's top writers: Jay Althouse, Mark Hayes and Ruth Elaine Schram. Includes "Camptown Races," "Follow the Drinking Gourd" and more!

Water Challenges of an Urbanizing World

Water Challenges of an Urbanizing World Book
Author : Matjaž Glavan
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release : 2018-03-21
ISBN : 9535138936
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Global water crisis is a challenge to the security, political stability and environmental sustainability of developing nations and with climate, economically and politically, induces migrations also for the developed ones. Currently, the urban population is 54% with prospects that by the end of 2050 and 2100 66% and 80%, respectively, of the world's population will live in urban environment. Untreated water abstracted from polluted resources and destructed ecosystems as well as discharge of untreated waste water is the cause of health problems and death for millions around the globe. Competition for water is wide among agriculture, industry, power companies and recreational tourism as well as nature habitats. Climate changes are a major threat to the water resources. This book intends to provide the reader with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the art in integrated assessment of water resource management in the urbanizing world, which is a foundation to develop society with secure water availability, food market stability and ecosystem preservation.

Ready to Sing Folk Songs

Ready to Sing       Folk Songs Book
Author : Jay Althouse
Publisher : Alfred Music
Release : 2005-05-03
ISBN : 9781457411878
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A collection of 10 folk songs arranged for voice and piano in a simple style appropriate for beginning soloists, unison classroom singing, and elementary choral groups. Included are reproducible melody-line song sheets for each song. Easy piano accompaniments strongly support the melody, and vocal tessituras are moderate; most have an octave range. Titles: * Li'l Liza Jane * Siyahamba * Scarborough Fair * De Colores * and Many More!

What Schools Can Do

What Schools Can Do Book
Author : Kathleen Weiler,Candace Mitchell
Publisher : SUNY Press
Release : 1992-01-01
ISBN : 9780791411278
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book is organized around three themes: mechanisms of domination and control; pedagogies of possibility; and theory as critique. It links education with an analysis of politics and economics, and takes as central the possibilities of schools as places where social critique and the empowerment of students can take place. The authors have considered the possibilities of student resistance and curriculum transformation, and have deepened their critiques to incorporate recent theoretical analyses influenced by feminist critiques, anti-racist approaches, and postmodernist thought. In moving from theoretical analysis to "practical" examples of curriculum transformation and classroom practice, What Schools Can Do provides both a foundation for the analysis of schooling and alternatives for teaching practice.