This is a book of short stories and poems dedicated to like-minded people who enjoy reading the printed work of enthusiastic recreational men and women who are committed to the craft of creative... More > writing.< Less
Barre Exercises and Structure is a book in the educational series by the Fonteyn Academy Press. It accompanies the Academy Method International Teacher Certificate training program, but is quite... More > helpful to all instructors and students of dance.
Each and every exercise in a classical dance class has a specific purpose. Knowing that purpose will help achieving the highest level of dancing possible for you.
The Academy Method is taught at The Margot Fonteyn Academy of Ballet. It is based on the fundamental principles of movement as they apply to classical theatrical dancing. Carrying forward the teachings of Margaret Craske, and her students, this is what Dame Margot Fonteyn herself studied so long as she was dancing.
Every single movement in classical dancing is derived from the steps practiced at the barre. This book explains that relationship, and gives dance students precise knowledge of what they are to do, why they do it, how it will help their dancing, and exactly what is required of them.< Less
A Daughter of Fife BY Amelia E. Barr is a historical romance. The story revolves around the main character daughter of Fife.
On the shore of a little land-locked haven, into which the gulls and... More > terns bring tidings of the sea, stands the fishing hamlet of Pittenloch. It is in the "East Neuk o' Fife," that bit of old Scotland "fronted with a girdle of little towns," of which Pittenloch is one of the smallest and the most characteristic. Some of the cottages stand upon the sands, others are grouped in a steep glen, and a few surmount the lofty sea-washed rocks.< Less
A Reconstructed Marriage by Amelia E. Barr is a historic romance, revolving around the subject of marriage.
The very opening scene of the novel prepares the readers to meet the people of a house... More > which is dominated by the authoritative mistress of the house. In the first scene, Mrs. Traquair Campbell’s actions and activities, and how she is obliged to perform her duties, for the mistress of the house reveal the very fact that status and the difference of stations is one of the major themes of the novel.
The mother is highly authoritative and even with the daughter she deals in a very strict and formal manners. It presents the manners of the time when prosperity was the reason behind arrogance and authoritativeness.< Less
A Knight of the Nets by Amelia E. Barr is a historical romance.
For clearly it was never intended that human beings should build homes where these cottages cling together, between sea and sky, - a... More > few here, and a few there, hidden away in every bend of the rocks where a little ground could be levelled, so that the tides in stormy weather break with threat and fury on the very doorstones of the lowest cottages. Yet as the lofty semicircle of hills bend inward, the sea follows; and there is a fair harbour, where the fishing boats ride together while their sails dry in the afternoon sun. Then the hamlet is very still; for the men are sleeping off the weariness of their night work, while the children play quietly among the tangle, and the women mend the nets or bait the lines for the next fishing.< Less
By 2050, there will be an estimated 1 Billion water refugees in the world. As the outlet for the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence River carries a lot of water. What if those billion people in need of... More > water came to the St. Lawrence?
Cite de Code a Barres attempts to demonstrate how massive climate-driven migration can be a source of growth and prosperity for a region.< Less
A family history of ancestors and descendants of the husband and wife Clarence and Mellye Barr, this book provides a rich tapestry of their lives, information on family relationships, and perspective... More > on twentieth-century American history. Both raised in northeast Tennessee in the late nineteenth century, the couple married and began a family in California during the 1920s. Despite the expectation of remaining on the west coast, they moved back to Tennessee and became the patriarch and matriarch of the farm Mellye inherited from her parents. Containing autobiography, correspondence during war time, and a rich array of stories from the author's perspective, this volume is a unique offering for people connected to the Barr-Foust family, genealogists, and readers of memoir.< Less
A Rose of a Hundred Leaves by Amelia E. Barr is a vintage historical romance. The story revolves around a romance which is surrounded by the manners and dealings with the people related to you in the... More > period which was mostly guided by values.
The story of Aspatria begins is a fairy tale manner in the opening chapter of the book. She was glad to get out of the gray, wet, shivery atmosphere, and to come into the large hall, ruddy and glowing with fire and candle-light. Her brothers William and Brune sat at the table. Will was counting money; it stood in small gold and silver pillars before him. Brune was making fishing-flies. Both looked up at her entrance; they did not think words necessary for such a little maid. Yet both loved her; she was their only sister, and both gave her the respect to which she was entitled as co-heir with them of the Ambar estate.< Less