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Biting the Moon

Biting the Moon ebook ISBN: 0815651724
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Author: Joanne Frye
Number of Pages: 296 
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Joanne Frye reflects on her experience as a literary scholar and single mother, seeing her life as the convergence of "three strands of contemporary culture; feminism, literature and changing ideas of motherhood."

Biting the Moon

Biting the Moon ebook ISBN: 1476733023
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: Martha Grimes
Number of Pages: 320 
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The girl’s hair was white below the scarf, now a scarf of snow, and there was a fine rime of ice on her eyebrows. Her mouth was so numb she couldn’t have spoken even if there had been someone to speak to. She wore the snowshoes she had found back in the cabin and had brought the supplies, painkiller and bandages, whatever she might need to dress a wound. She wondered if trappers wore snowshoes. Probably not. Anyway, a trapper wouldn’t put himself through the unpleasantness of coming out in a heavy snow like this to check his traps. In New Mexico, the law was you had to check the traps every thirty-six hours, but who paid any attention? An animal trapped stayed trapped.

Hausa Superstitions and Customs

Hausa Superstitions and Customs ebook ISBN: 113696973X
Publisher: Routledge
Author: Major A.J.N. Tremearne
Number of Pages: 548 
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First Published in 1970. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Mosquito Ecology

Mosquito Ecology ebook ISBN: 940111868X
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Author: M. W. Service
Number of Pages: 988 
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Numerous methods have been devised to catch mosquitoes and many approaches employed to study their ecology and behaviour but until the first edition of this book in 1976 there was no comprehensive guide to mosquito ecology. New work on the topic has meant that this completely revised and updated second edition was required.

Green on Blue

Green on Blue ebook ISBN: 1476778574
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Author: Elliot Ackerman
Number of Pages: 256 
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From the author of Waiting for Eden and the National Book Award Finalist Dark at the Crossing, a “compassionate, provocative, and alive” ( debut war story about a young Afghan orphan, “Green on Blue is harrowing, brutal, and utterly absorbing. With spare prose, Ackerman has spun a morally complex tale of revenge, loyalty, and brotherly love” (Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner). Aziz and his older brother Ali are coming of age in a village amid the pine forests and endless mountains of eastern Afghanistan. They are poor, but inside their mud-walled home, the family has stability, love, and routine. One day a convoy of armed men arrives in their village and their world crumbles. The boys survive and make their way to a small city, where they gradually begin to piece together their lives. But when US forces invade the country, militants strike back. A bomb explodes in the market, and Ali is brutally injured. To save his brother, Aziz must join the Special Lashkar, a US-funded militia. As he rises through the ranks, Aziz becomes mired in the dark underpinnings of his country’s war, witnessing clashes between rival Afghan groups—what US soldiers call “green on green” attacks—and those on US forces by Afghan soldiers, violence known as “green on blue.” Trapped in a conflict both savage and contrived, Aziz struggles to understand his place. Will he embrace the brutality of war or leave it behind, and risk placing his brother—and a young woman he has come to love—in jeopardy? Green on Blue has broken new ground in the literature of our most recent wars, accomplishing an astonishing feat of empathy and imagination. Writing from the Afghan perspective, “Elliot Ackerman has done something brave as a writer and even braver as a soldier: He has touched, for real, the culture and soul of his enemy” (The New York Times Book Review).


Nocturne ebook ISBN: 9782352884668
Publisher: City Editions
Author: Martha Grimes
Number of Pages: 380 
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La jeune fille qui se réveille, seule, dans une chambre d'hôtel, n'a plus aucun souvenir. Elle ne connaît pas son nom et ne sait plus rien de son passé. On lui affirme qu'elle est arrivée la veille avec son père, profondément endormie. Mais son instinct lui dit que l'homme qui l'a amenée là n'est pas son père. Elle s'enfuit dans la montagne, trouvant refuge dans une cabane perdue. C'est là qu'elle construit sa nouvelle vie, dans une nature hostile mais fascinante. Un jour, la jeune fille rencontre Mary qui la confond avec sa soeur décédée. Liées par l'absence de leur famille et par leur sombre passé, les deux jeunes filles décident de retrouver le kidnappeur et se lancent dans une folle équipée. Un véritable voyage initiatique à travers une nature sauvage, qui les conduit peu à peu vers une confrontation aussi douloureuse qu'inévitable...

Black Moon

Black Moon ebook ISBN: 1448182786
Publisher: Random House
Author: Kenneth Calhoun
Number of Pages: 288 
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Imagine a world without sleep. A world driven to the brink of exhaustion. A waking nightmare. The world has stopped sleeping. Restless nights have grown into days of panic, delirium and, eventually, desperation. But few and far between, sleepers can still be found – a gift they quickly learn to hide. Matt Biggs is one of the sleepers. After six restless days and nights, Biggs wakes to find his wife gone. He stumbles out of the house in search of her to find a world awash with pandemonium. Sleep, it seems, is now the rarest and most precious commodity and there are those who would kill to have it...

Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism

Molly Moon's Incredible Book of Hypnotism ebook ISBN: 0330476629
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Author: Georgia Byng
Number of Pages: N.A 
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Orphan Molly Moon was found as a baby in a box marked 'Moon's Marshmallows'. For ten miserable years she's lived under the cruel rule of Miss Adderstone in grim Hardwick House. But her life changes overnight when she finds a mysterious book on hypnotism and discovers an amazing talent - the power to make people do anything she want them to. Escaping from the orphange, Molly flies to New York in search of fame and fortune. But her adventures in hypnotism lead her into the clutches of a dangerous enemy . . .

Stick and the Lion and The Moon Queen (Historical Magic Fantasy)

Stick and the Lion and The Moon Queen (Historical Magic Fantasy) ebook ISBN:
Publisher: In Dreams Extreme Press
Author: Richard Stooker
Number of Pages: N.A 
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To graduate from wizard training, Stick must direct a starving lion to go from one end of a long cage to the other. Then survive the brother wizard who hates him -- and the Moon Queen who loves him. Tired of magic wand, eye of newt 'recipe' magic? If the ingredients really contain the power, you perform a chemistry experiment. Perhaps real magicians can impose their will on the world without hocus pocus. In the early Neolithic era, wizard schools teach powerful inner magic. Chants and charms might fool ignorant primitive hunters and stoop farmers, but not the king of beasts. In the end, your inner strength derives from the God or Goddess you serve. In The Moon Queen, a very short story for very young children, a poor little backwoods girl walks all the way to town to see the Moon Queen, only to have the crowd of arrogant town people turn her away. However, far from the proud and powerful, she meets a little girl in a carriage who insists they change clothes, and she never sees her mother and little brother again. Stick and the Lion first appeared in BARDIC RUNES IX in 1994.

Biting Cold

Biting Cold ebook ISBN: 1101590424
Publisher: Penguin
Author: Chloe Neill
Number of Pages: 352 
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Turned into a vampire against her will, twenty-eight-year-old Merit found her way into the dark circle of Chicago’s vampire underground, where she learned there was more to supernaturals than met the eye—and more supernaturals than the public ever imagined. And not all the secrets she learned were for sharing—among humans or inhumans. Now Merit is on the hunt, charging across the stark American Midwest, tailing a rogue supernatural intent on stealing an ancient artifact that could unleash catastrophic evil on the world. But Merit is also the prey. An enemy of Chicagoland is hunting her, and he’ll stop at nothing to get the book for himself. No mercy allowed. No rules apply. No lives spared. The race is on.

Painting the Moon

Painting the Moon ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Red Adept Publishing, LLC
Author: Traci Borum
Number of Pages: 310 
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When Noelle Cooke inherits a quaint English cottage and an art gallery from her famous Aunt Joy, she welcomes a departure from her San Diego routine. But the lure of the Cotswolds, combined with a locked cottage room and a revealing journal, entice her to stay and discover more, including a way to save the gallery from financial ruin. And that means remaining in England. When her childhood sweetheart, Adam Spencer, begins work on a restoration project in Noelle’s village, their friendship blossoms. But as her feelings for Adam deepen, she struggles with memories of what might have been and yearns for a future once thought lost. Faced with a life-altering revelation Aunt Joy took to her grave and a wrenching choice regarding the man she loves, Noelle could lose far more than her heart.

Biting Silence

Biting Silence ebook ISBN: 0615194508
Author: Arturo Von Vacano
Number of Pages: 204 
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Moon Shot

Moon Shot ebook ISBN: 1453211926
Publisher: Open Road Media
Author: Alan Shepard,Deke Slayton,Jay Barbree
Number of Pages: 398 
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New York Times bestseller for fans of First Man: A “breathtaking” insider history of NASA’s space program—from astronauts Alan Shepard and Deke Slayton (Entertainment Weekly). On October 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, and the space race was born. Desperate to beat the Russians into space, NASA put together a crew of the nation’s most daring test pilots: the seven men who were to lead America to the moon. The first into space was Alan Shepard; the last was Deke Slayton, whose irregular heartbeat kept him grounded until 1975. They spent the 1960s at the forefront of NASA’s effort to conquer space, and Moon Shot is their inside account of what many call the twentieth century’s greatest feat—landing humans on another world. Collaborating with NBC’s veteran space reporter Jay Barbree, Shepard and Slayton narrate in gripping detail the story of America’s space exploration from the time of Shepard’s first flight until he and eleven others had walked on the moon.

Comedy, Fantasy and Colonialism

Comedy, Fantasy and Colonialism ebook ISBN: 1847142168
Publisher: A&C Black
Author: Graeme Harper
Number of Pages: 224 
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Drawing together for the first time original work from international specialists, this book assesses the role and character of comedy and fantasy in colonial societies from India to Ireland, Australia to Cuba, Africa to North America. There are cross-cultural comparisons and consideration of both imperial responses and colonized resistance. The book deals with oral as well as written traditions, the history of comic and fantastic discourse, visual, theatrical and literary representations as well as historical and cultural accounts.

Catfish Moon

Catfish Moon ebook ISBN: 9780822215776
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
Author: Laddy Sartin
Number of Pages: 70 
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THE STORY: The old fishing pier out on the end of Cypress Lake has just fallen under the magic of another Catfish Moon. It was the favorite hangout for three best friends when they were kids--skipping school, skinny dipping and even experiencing the