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Rodney Ray By William Stephens Hayward
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The Life and Adventures of a Scapegrace. A story of school and the sea. Excerpt: FOR a scrapegrace. some considerable talent is necessary. A dunce may be a- blackguard or villain, but could never... More > attain or imitate that singular mixture of good spirits, good humour, bad behaviour, good looks, and bad habits, good fortune, and great impudence, which go to make up that anomalous character. Your genuine scrapegrace is always getting into trouble, and getting out again, in the most marvellous and unexpected manner. Difficulties do not daunt him, misfortune does not dispirit him, hardships rarely affect his buoyant devil-me-care nature. On the other hand, good fortune does him no good. He is no sooner out of one scrape than in another, and the more lavishly the blind goddess scatters her gifts on him, the more lavishly does he in turn scatter and use them up. Our hero was an excellent type of the genus scrapegrace.< Less
Preachas Gone Wild By Rodney Williams
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This comedic, fiction is about three Pastors who lose grip on their situations, surrounding and themselves. Without divine intervention they are bound to screw up their lives and destroy their own... More > destinies. Since they don't know what God is doing, they try to do it themselves. In turn, they have the potential of turning God's new blessings into their new burdens.< Less
The Wesleyan Minister B&W Limp By Rodney Gilbert
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Celebration of the life of a Minister appointed to the Victorian Wesleyan Church in 1854 from England after several years in Ceylon. Rev. William Hill only spent 15 years in the service of his Church... More > before being murdered at Pentridge Gaol in Coburg in 1869. This book features the work of the church in this time period, examines the timeline and historical events during his service with personal notes of interest for family members.< Less
Wordsworth and the Duddon By Rodney Jones
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In this modest volume the author reflects on the Sequence of Sonnets concerning the River Duddon which William Wordsworth published in April 1820. In the same volume Wordsworth included his poem... More > "Vaudracour and Julia" and his prose travel guide "A Topographical Description of the Country of the Lakes". Although William Wordsworth had now reached his 50th year, this publication was his first real commercial success as a poet. The 'Duddon' Sonnets are somewhat neglected today and his modern popularity rests largely with the "Lyrical Ballads" - partly a collaboration with Coleridge - and his autobiographical poem "The Prelude". The sequence provides an enchanting description of the River and its environs as it falls from its source among the Central Fells of Cumbria to the Irish Sea, as well as providing a master-class in the art of the Sonneteer.< Less
History of the Oregon Environmental Council and the Biography of Larry Williams By Williams, Stubbs, O'Rourke
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Brock Evans, Larry Williams, Rodney R Stubbs, Maradel Gale and other activits founded the Oregon Environmental Council in 1968. More than 80 organizations throughout the State joined the organization... More > from the Oregon AFL/CIO to the Sierra Club. Larry Williams became the organizations first executive director. All of Oregon's coastline was protected and made public from the sand dunes to the seashore; Oregon's bottle bill became the first in the nation and eliminated pull top lids on soda cans; French Pete and other precious vistas and places were designated wilderness; Trojan Nuclear Power was demolished after cost overruns made it too prohibitive to continue operating due to the safeguards promoted by OEC. Larry Williams joined President Carter's Administration in 1978; International Director of the Sierra Club; developed the Pelosi Amendment; established environmental standards based on NEPA for international banking operations. A life time working to protect the environment.< Less
History of the Oregon Environmental Council and the Biography of Larry Williams By Williams, Stubbs, O'Rourke
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Brock Evans, Larry Williams, Rodney R Stubbs, Maradel Gale and other activits founded the Oregon Environmental Council in 1968. More than 80 organizations throughout the State joined the organization... More > from the Oregon AFL/CIO to the Sierra Club. Larry Williams became the organizations first executive director. All of Oregon's coastline was protected and made public from the sand dunes to the seashore; Oregon's bottle bill became the first in the nation and eliminated pull top lids on soda cans; French Pete and other precious vistas and places were designated wilderness; Trojan Nuclear Power was demolished after cost overruns made it too prohibitive to continue operating due to the safeguards promoted by OEC. Larry Williams joined President Carter's Administration in 1978; International Director of the Sierra Club; developed the Pelosi Amendment; established environmental standards based on NEPA for international banking operations. A life time working to protect the environment.< Less
The Hawk and the Phoenix By William Abbott
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The Hawk and the Phoenix is a 2009 Premier Book Award winner in General Fiction. A young American geologist, Tom Morrow, takes a position in England where he hopes to get a new start in life. On... More > the way he meets a strange little man, Rodney Priester, who opens his eyes to a mysterious past life he could never have imagined. He also encounters Diane Cox who runs a bookshop in the small town of Lymington. Tom and Diane are attracted to each other but must discover the mystery of the betrayal and deaths of an eleventh century couple and what impact it may have on their lives before allowing their own love to grow. As the story of the eleventh century couple develops, so does a clear danger and tie to the modern lovers. Justice for old crimes has to be resolved and old debts settled.< Less
The Hawk And The Phoenix By William Abbott
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A young American geologist, Tom Morrow, takes a position in England where he hopes to get a new start in life. On the way there he meets a strange little man, Rodney Priester, who opens his eyes to... More > a mysterious past life he could never have imagined. He also encounters Diane Cox who runs a bookshop in the small town of Lymington. Tom and Diane are attracted to each other but must discover the mystery of the betrayal and deaths of an eleventh century couple and what impact it may have on their own lives before allowing their love to grow. As the story of the eleventh century couple develops, so does a clear danger and tie to the modern lovers. Justice for old crimes has to be resolved and old debts settled. The Hawk and the Phoenix is a 2009 winner in General Fiction in the Premier Book Awards.< Less
The Hawk And The Phoenix By William Abbott
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A young American geologist, Tom Morrow, takes a position in England where he hopes to get a new start in life. On the way there he meets a strange little man, Rodney Priester, who opens his eyes to... More > a mysterious past life he could never have imagined. He also encounters Diane Cox who runs a bookshop in the small town of Lymington. Tom and Diane are attracted to each other but must discover the mystery of the betrayal and deaths of an eleventh century couple and what impact it may have on their own lives before allowing their love to grow. As the story of the eleventh century couple develops, so does a clear danger and tie to the modern lovers. Justice for old crimes has to be resolved and old debts settled. The Hawk and the Phoenix is a 2009 winner in General Fiction in the Premier Book Awards.< Less
The Frozen Pirate By William Clark Russell
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THE FROZEN PIRATE is the bizarre story of Paul Rodney, a sailor who narrowly escapes death by shipwreck and exposure in the Straits of Magellan, then faces further peril. Embedded in the Antarctic... More > ice is an ancient vessel, a pirate ship, filled with what seem to be frozen, contorted corpses. But they are not dead. When one of them revives, Rodney must fend off one of the most bloodthirsty and black-hearted scoundrels ever to sail the seven seas! W. CLARK RUSSELL was an English author, and a sailor for several years before he turned to journalism and fiction. He was well-regarded in his day for THE WRECK OF THE GROSVENOR and for THE DEATH SHIP, A STRANGE STORY (sometimes reprinted as THE FLYING DUTCHMAN). He wrote much on nautical topics and campaigned to improve working conditions for seamen.< Less