Even The Rain Is Different

Author: Gwyneth Tyson Roberts
Editor: Honno Press
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An autobiographical collection of women writing about living abroad. This book is a celebration of the mix of cultural experience of modern Welsh women. These writings are not of holidays but of significant experiences of life abroad as workers, wives, children or travellers. They are mostly contemporary pieces, but memoirs of pre-war India and Russia in 1930 are included.

Transactions And Proceedings Of The New Zealand Institute

Author: New Zealand Institute (Wellington)
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Transactions And Proceedings Of The New Zealand Institute

Author: New Zealand Institute
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The proceedings or notices of the member institutes of the society form part of the section "Proceedings" in each volume; lists of members are included in v. 1-41, 43-60, 64-

An Investigative Cinema

Author: Fabrizio Cilento
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319926810
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This book traces the development of investigative cinema, whose main characteristic lies in reconstructing actual events, political crises, and conspiracies. These documentary-like films refrain from a simplistic reconstruction of historical events and are mainly concerned with what does not immediately appear on the surface of events. Consequently, they raise questions about the nature of the “truth” promoted by institutions, newspapers, and media reports. By highlighting unanswered questions, they leave us with a lack of clarity, and the questioning of documentation becomes the actual narrative. Investigative cinema is examined in relation to the historical conjunctures of the “economic miracle” in Italy, the simultaneous decolonization and reordering of culture in France, the waves of globalization and neoliberalism in post-dictatorial Latin America, and the post-Watergate, post-9/11 climate in US society. Investigative cinema is exemplified by the films Salvatore Giuliano, The Battle of Algiers, The Parallax View, Gomorrah, Zero Dark Thirty, and Citizenfour.

Beyond Even The Stars

Author: Kevin A. Codd
Editor: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1532641931
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Kevin A. Codd's previous book, To the Field of Stars, has been hailed as a contemporary classic of pilgrim literature and introduced a fresh voice to the world of both travel and spiritual writing. In Beyond Even the Stars, the reader is invited to join this peripatetic American priest as he takes up the Way to Compostela, this time in Leuven, Belgium, and follows it south through much of France. His vivid descriptions of the natural world and the people he meets along the way are delightful, just as his profound reflections on life and death, love and faith, God and grace, are inspiring.

Even The Dead Are Coming

Author: Michael Robbins
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 0578035693
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In 1987 Mike Robbins, a 30-year-old London journalist, decided on a change of lifestyle and signed up for two years as an overseas volunteer. Some weeks later he found himself standing with his luggage in the middle of a featureless baked-earth plain in Eastern Sudan. It was over 100 deg F in the shade. And there was no shade. This is Robbins's account of the two years that followed, working with the Sudan Government in the last months of a failed democratic experiment, as the country coped with hundreds of thousands of refugees in the aftermath of the 1980s famine. But it is also a personal account of life as a development volunteer in a surprising, sometimes inspiring, country.

South Africa S Top Sites

Author: Philip Harrison
Editor: New Africa Books
ISBN: 9780864865649
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Spiritual travel is an area of growth as more and more people seek refuge from the materialism and superficiality of life in the post-modern world. Spiritual travel includes pilgrimage to sacred sites, religious retreats, or simply visits to places associated with the great religions of the world.

Rain Forests Of The World

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Editor: Marshall Cavendish
ISBN: 9780761472629
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"Examines the animals, plants, characteristics, and peoples of the world's rain forests as well as endangerment and preservation." Contents: V.1: Africa - bioluminescence; V.2: Biomass - clear-cuting; V.3: Climate and weather - emergent; V.4: Endangered species - food web; V.5: Forest fire - iguana; V.6: Indonesia - manatee; V.7: Mangrove forest - orangutan; V.8: Orchid - red panda; V.9: Reforestation - spider; V.10: Squirrel - Yanomami people; V.11: Index.

Transmission Systems Design Handbook For Wireless Networks

Author: Harvey Lehpamer
Editor: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580535540
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This practical new resource gives you a comprehensive understanding of the design and deployment of transmission networks for wireless applications. From principles and design, to equipment procurement, project management, testing, and operation, it's a practical, hands-on engineering guide with numerous real-life examples of turn-key operations in the wireless networking industry. This book, written for both technical and non-technical professionals, helps you deal with the costs and difficulties involved in setting up the local access with technologies that are still in the evolutionary stage. Issues involved in the deployment of various transmission technologies, and their impact on the overall wireless network topology are discussed. Strategy and approach to transmission network planning, design and deployment are explored. The book offers practical guidelines and advice derived from the author's own experience on projects worldwide. You gain a solid grounding in third generation wireless networks with increased capacity requirements, while learning all about packet data architecture, and how it will impact future transmission network design and deployment.

She Plays With The Darkness

Author: Zakes Mda
Editor: Picador
ISBN: 0374708266
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In a remote mountain village in Lesotho, the beautiful Dikosha lives for dancing and for song, setting herself apart from her fellow villagers. Her twin brother, Radisene, works in the lowland capital of Maseru, struggling amid political upheaval to find a life for himself away from the hills. As the years pass, Radisene's fortunes rise and fall in the city, while Dikosha remains in the village, never leaving and never aging. And through it all, the community watches, comments, and passes judgment.

A Day A Night Another Day Summer

Author: Christine Schutt
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1480438472
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A powerful and vibrant collection of stories offering an intimate look into the souls of unforgettable characters, confused and oppressed by the realities of their lives Time passes relentlessly in the lives of the fragile characters populating the pages of Christine Schutt’s outstanding collection of stories, revealing much but often changing nothing. Whether it brings a grandfather to the sad realization that his daughter has passed on her lifelong emotional struggles to her own daughter, or allows a child to understand her mother’s tragic disconnect from reality, the passage of days, months, and years offers melancholy understanding for those caught in its drift. Yet there can be a certain grace in the painful wisdom brought by experience. These lyrical masterworks of short fiction from an acclaimed American literary artist provide poignant looks behind closed doors, where the lives of women and men, children and families are defined and diminished by love, loss, and misunderstanding.

The Farmer S Magazine

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Weather Radar

Author: Peter Meischner
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9783540003281
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With their images practically ubiquitious in the daily media, weather radar systems provide data not only for understanding weather systems and improving forecasts (especially critical for severe weather), but also for hydrological applications, flood warnings and climate research in which ground verification is needed for global precipitation measurements by satellites. This book offers an accessible overview of advanced methods, applications and modern research from the European perspective. An extensive introductory chapter summarizes the principles of weather radars and discusses the potential of modern radar systems, including Doppler and polarisation techniques, data processing, and error-correction methods. Addressing both specialist researchers and nonspecialists from related areas, this book will also be useful for graduate students planning to specialize in this field

The Rain

Author: Virginia Bergin
Editor: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 1447266080
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An apocalyptic thriller, The Rain by Virginia Bergin is a coming of age story of survival in a scary, weather-beaten world. One minute sixteen-year-old Ruby Morris is having her first proper snog with Caspar McCloud in a hot tub, and the next she’s being bundled inside the house, dripping wet, cold and in her underwear. Not cool. As she and Caspar shiver in the kitchen, it starts to rain. They turn on the radio to hear panicked voices – ‘It’s in the rain . . . it’s in the rain . . . ' That was two weeks ago, and now Ruby is totally alone. People weren’t prepared for the rain, got caught out in it, didn’t realize that you couldn’t drink water from the taps either. Even a drop of rain would infect your blood, and eat you from the inside out. Ruby knows she has to get to London to find her dad, but she just doesn’t know where to start . . . After rescuing all the neighbourhood dogs, Ruby sets off on a journey that will take her the length of the country – surviving in the only way she knows how.

39 Microlectures

Author: Matthew Goulish
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415213936
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Presents a collection of stories, parables, musings, and thinkpieces on such topics as the nature of reading, writing, art, performance, life, and death.

Even The Score

Author: Belle Payton
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481419536
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Alex makes an unpopular decision and Ava deals with an unwanted crush in the fifth book of the It Takes Two series! Sporty, shy Ava is finally starting to feel like the guys on the Ashland Middle School football team are accepting her as a player, despite the fact that she’s a girl. But then the star wide receiver, Owen, keeps missing his passes, and his teammates are blaming it on a crush—on Ava! When he awkwardly gives Ava a gift that’s way too expensive, she realizes they’re right. Can she find a way to let Owen down easy and still stay on the team’s good side? Meanwhile, class president Alex has to choose how to spend some student council funds. The football team is scheduled to get a new scoreboard, but the drama department desperately needs new sets and costumes. Alex decides it’s fair to give some money to the arts for a change, but the football fans of Ashland don’t necessarily think so…and it may take a natural disaster for Alex to prove she’s not a football-hater!

Laria Book 1 Of The Laria Saga Hardcover

Author: Daniel Hellmund
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1300566655
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Even The Land Cries

Author: Lainey May
Editor: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1452524939
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Set against the backdrop of Australia in the 1860s—a vast and beautiful land that protects more secrets than it gives up—the displaced peoples of two nations were thrown together in a fierce struggle to exist in an isolated, inhospitable landscape. Caught between the harsh climate, nature, and the darkest sides of man, life in the wild remoteness of south eastern, West Australia was not for the weak of heart. Inspired by historical events from Australia’s wild history in the long ago, Even the Land Cries! takes readers inside the rugged land and the strong, resilient people who sought to tame it. Jared Ryan, a bold and spirited young man of twenty, sets out to find and claim his far-flung property with his younger brother Liam at his side. Together, the brothers must call upon their raw courage to survive amidst innumerable dangers to open up farming land. Their plans are complicated by the many characters who also called this beautiful but wild land their home; heroes, heroines, and scoundrels. They’re all brought together, against a diabolical backdrop of lust, treachery, and anarchy that would change each of their lives forever. Bigotry, lies, disgrace, outrage, treason, betrayal, and forbidden love will either motivate these young souls into forces for good or for evil, which in turn will impact the land. If they can survive the many challenges this harsh new life demands of them, they just may come to love the land as their own.

Even The Wicked

Author: Lawrence Block
Editor: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1409124975
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An addictive Matt Scudder thriller. Matt Scudder is drawn into the case of a serial killer targeting criminals who the law cannot touch. The Will of the People, egged on by a vitriolic newspaper columnist, kills a sex offender, a mobster and a racist cult leader, despite their seemingly impenetrable security. Then Scudder gets a call from a hot-shot attorney, the recipient of the Will's latest letter...

The Aspiring Hiker S Guide 1

Author: Gerry Shea
Editor: Rocky Mountain Books Ltd
ISBN: 1926855868
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This first volume in The Aspiring Hiker’s Guide series is meant to encourage beginner and intermediate hikers, backpackers and scramblers to step into and explore the backcountry in Banff National Park, Lake Louise, Jasper National Park, Kananaskis Country and the Icefields Parkway with both confidence and excitement. Many aspects of venturing into these areas are investigated, including expert advice on gear, clothing, food and equipment; procedures related to safety and etiquette; and considerations as to physical fitness and first aid. Routes and trails are detailed with colour photographs and maps, GPS coordinates, elevation gain charts, distances, natural landmarks and tips on arriving at the destination safely. Best routes to summits are described in detail to prevent confusion and injury. As well, the general histories of the trails, routes and naming conventions for some mountains are presented so as to add an element of understanding and intrigue as to what was experienced by the First Peoples and early European explorers who set foot in these beautifully wild areas of western Canada.