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Openings By Frank Roberts
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The photographs in this book were taken on a cross-country trip from Arizona to Indiana in the summer of 2006. They are photographs of old, neglected doors and windows in abandoned buildings and... More > houses in several small Midwestern towns. The project was an attempt to correlate images with quotations from authors whose writings have influenced my life.< Less
The Apple-Tree : The Open Country Books (Illustrated) By L. H. Bailey
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“The petals expand broadly, usually losing most of their pink. The blade is oblong and rounded at the end, at first cupped and then nearly flat, three-fourths of an inch long, narrowed at the... More > base into a short stem-like part and usually hairy there, the edges perhaps wavy but entire. The expanse of the flower may be one and one-half to two inches. The brush of stamens, erect in the center, sheds its pollen and the anthers collapse. Then the petals fall, like flakes of snow, borne often by the wind. There remain the stout woolly flower-stems an inch or more long and bearing minute dry bracts, with the young fruit at the summit topped by the five recurving woolly sepals and the pencil of stamens and styles. The bloom being gone, the flowering system of the apple is thenceforth little observed."< Less
Technology Transfer: Open Licensing and 
Developing Countries By Andres Guadamuz
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The book examines the technology trade and the cycle of poverty and addresses some of the issues that are at the heart of the technological gap between rich and poor countries.
The Coin, the Sword, and Open Book By Douglas Stockwell
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A poetic play, written mostly in iambic pentameter, set in the Korean Three Kingdoms Period. The royal family uses prophets and traditions for their personal means, and they have little... More > consideration for the common people. However in spurning a soothsayer, their acts put into play an unfolding curse. In picking a second wife from a small country town, due to the legend of her beauty, the prince has unwittingly chosen the young lady destined to cause his downfall. The love between the country girl and shepherd’s son inspires them to overcome any obstacles and strengthen their kingdom’s standing. Though Prince Silla achieves military and financial success, through the work of others, he lives in pain of losing her legendary beauty and kindness. The country couple lives a simple life more indicative of the young nation’s traditions than the royal lines so often admired and studied.< Less
The Coin, the Sword, and Open Book By Douglas Stockwell
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It is a poetic play, written mostly in iambic pentameter, set in the Korean Three Kingdoms Period. The royal family uses prophets and traditions for their personal means, and they have little... More > consideration for the common people. However in spurning a soothsayer, their acts put into play an unfolding curse. In picking a second wife from a small country town, due to the legend of her beauty, the prince has unwittingly chosen the young lady destined to cause his downfall. The love between the country girl and shepherd’s son inspires them to overcome any obstacles and strengthen their kingdom’s standing. Though Prince Silla achieves military and financial success, through the work of others, he lives in pain of losing her legendary beauty and kindness. The country couple lives a simple life more indicative of the young nation’s traditions than the royal lines so often admired and studied.< Less
God's Country By Tony Anselmo
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Many seem to have forgotten the beauty and solitude of the outdoors. God's Country brings the spirit back to life and shows the experiences of a young man who appears to have found the secret to... More > living in the moments on the pursuit of happiness. The young author tells his tales of the North and shows us how to let go of the aches and pains of schedules and just go with the flow with the river of life. This book is full of eye opening thoughts, secrets and surprises from the sacred North Country of Minnesota.< Less
City and Country By Richard J. McQueen, FERNAND D'AMICO, JACQUES WISMAN
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The subject of the City and Country, based on the research topics conducted by Fernand D'Amico and Jacques Wisman, is proposed in this book as a themed walk through the passages of Scripture from... More > the Old and New Testament. The biblical text (KJV) is presented deliberately devoid of additional comments to offer an immediate and direct perception of the selected track. The thematic reading of the biblical text opens to the reader as a fascinating experience that allows him to benefit in a short time, a surprising and rich picture of content. The city and the country are actually mirrored a multitude of people living in the same space, sharing a set of factors and aggregating factors, including religion. This is reality, which reflect a collective feeling that responds unconscious mechanisms and organic assimilation of undergoing an interaction as is testified by reading the biblical text.< Less
Book 10: Cowgirls of the Open Range By Gloria T. August
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Illustrator: Nicole Madelyn Meyer Olive, Violet, Judith and Jack arrive at Flamingo Cay just as Hurikan descends. They are on their way to Texas, but must first stop in bayou country to deliver... More > medical supplies to Dr. Hispanola Jubilee. When they arrive in Texas, at the Cuatro S Ranch, they head out at once to begin a long cattle drive to Kansas. From hurricanes, to bayous, to an adventuress cattle drive, to the mountains and forests of Colorado, Olive and Violet lead the way in solving a new mystery under the wide panoramas of the Old West< Less
Book 10: Cowgirls of the Open Range By Gloria T. August
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Illustrator: Nicole Madelyn Meyer Olive, Violet, Judith and Jack arrive at Flamingo Cay just as Hurikan descends. They are on their way to Texas, but must first stop in bayou country to deliver... More > medical supplies to Dr. Hispanola Jubilee. When they arrive in Texas, at the Cuatro S Ranch, they head out at once to begin a long cattle drive to Kansas. From hurricanes, to bayous, to an adventuress cattle drive, to the mountains and forests of Colorado, Olive and Violet lead the way in solving a new mystery under the wide panoramas of the Old West< Less
Free and Open Source Software for Development By Victor van Reijswoud, Arjan de Jager
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Development organizations and International Non-Governmental Organizations have been emphasizing the high potential of Free and Open Source Software for the Less Developed Countries. Cost reduction,... More > less vendor dependency and increased potential for local capacity development have been their main arguments. In spite of its advantages, Free and Open Source Software is not widely adopted at the African continent. In this book the authors will explore the grounds on with these expectations are based. Where do they come from and is there evidence to support these expectations? Over the past years several projects have been initiated and some good results have been achieved, but at the same time many challenges were encountered. What lessons can be drawn from these experiences and do these experiences contain enough evidence to support the high expectations? etc...< Less