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Hudson River Bracketed By Edith Wharton
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Originally published in 1929, Hudson River Bracketed is a late novel by Wharton that deals with a young aspiring writer, Vance Weston and his developing relationship with Halo Spear, a woman who... More > takes the time to introduce Weston to the delights of literature. While the choice of characters gives away some of the autobiographical elements – quite possibly Wharton chose to use both as aspects of her own distant pass – the flow of the plot shows a concern for their growth as people just as much as Weston's creative potential as a writer. Hudson River Bracketed is not considered one of Wharton's more celebrated novels as much because it refuses to deal with the kind of society setting that are evident in novels such as The House of Mirth. To this extent, it has been described as self-indulgent, written not for the benefit of her readers but just for her own delectation. Yet surely, that's what old age is for.< Less
Hudson River Bracketed By Edith Wharton
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One of Edith Wharton's unjustly neglected novels, Hudson River Bracketed features two strong protagonists - Vance Weston and Halo Spear. The former is an undereducated young man who arrives in New... More > York with a keen desire to write. Halo Spear is a brilliant, accomplished young woman who introduces Vance to literature and they form a deep bond, which flourishes and endures despite the hardships of Vance's life, the disappointments of Halo's - and their respective marriages.< Less
Hudson River Lighthouses & History By Kevin Woyce
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Henry Hudson explored the river that now bears his name in 1609. The arrival of the steamboat 200 years later, and the opening of the Erie Canal in 1825, made the Hudson one of America's busiest... More > rivers. From 1826 until the middle of the 20th century, more than a dozen lighthouses guided ships past its islands and shallows. HUDSON RIVER LIGHTHOUSES & HISTORY is an illustrated tour of these lights, past and present, and of the river they marked--from its Revolutionary War battlefields and early industries to modern-day cities, bridges, and parks. Includes more than 3 dozen original black and white photographs of Hudson River lighthouses, bridges, and historic landmarks. Author and photographer Kevin Woyce lives in Lyndhurst, NJ. His first book, JERSEY SHORE FACTS & PHOTOS was published in 2007.< Less
Hudson Line Departures By Frederic Lere
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A journey along the Hudson River Lines with a series of paintings in oil of views of all of the 31 train stations from Grand Central Terminal in New York City to the town of Hudson.
Hudson Line Departures By Frederic Lere
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A journey along the Hudson River Lines with a series of paintings in oil of views of all of the 31 train stations from Grand Central Terminal in New York City to the town of Hudson.
Hudson River Steamboat Easy Piano Sheet Music PDF By Traditional American Folk Song
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Easy Note Style Sheet Music Letter Names of Notes embedded in each Notehead! Quality Custom Made Original Sheet Music Arrangements
Martha Finley Classics: Elsie on the Hudson By Martha Finley
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Elsie on the Hudson by Martha Finley is one of the Elsie books published in a series. Martha Finley has published twenty eight Elsie books in all. Evelyn invites the family to join her at Crag... More > Cottage, on the Hudson River. En route, the Travillas, Lelands, and Raymonds visit many historic sites and learn about the Revolutionary War. Meanwhile, Grandma Elsie and Annis visit relatives in Ohio. Adventure comes when the burglar whom Lulu captured escapes from prison, and seeks revenge.< Less
A User's Guide to the Fall Kill Creek By PAUSE et al.
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This guidebook offers ideas for Poughkeepsie citizens to get involved in revitalizing the Fall Kill Creek.
Rusty's River By Adele Pascucci
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RUSTY'S RIVER tells about the Hudson River from a duck's point of view. Elder duck Rusty introduces the young reader to the history and sights along the lower Hudson River. Henry Hudson, Statue of... More > Liberty, Ellis Island, bridges, lighthouses, buoys, boats and birds are included in photos illustrating the book.< Less
Air Crash Investigations - Miracle on the Hudson River - The Ditching of US Airways Flight 1549 By Pete Collins, Editor
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On January 15, 2009, about 1527 eastern standard time, US Airways flight 1549, an Airbus Industrie A320-214, N106US, experienced an almost complete loss of thrust in both engines after encountering a... More > flock of birds and was subsequently ditched on the Hudson River about 8.5 miles from LaGuardia Airport (LGA), New York City, New York. The flight was en route to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Charlotte, North Carolina, and had departed LGA about 2 minutes before the in-flight event occurred. The 150 passengers and 5 crewmembers evacuated the airplane via the forward and overwing exits. One flight attendant and four passengers were seriously injured, and the airplane was substantially damaged beyond repair. The National Transportation Safety Board determines that the probable cause of this accident was the ingestion of large birds into each engine, which resulted in an almost total loss of thrust in both engines and the subsequent ditching on the Hudson River.< Less