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South Main Stories By Robert McGowan
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These stories are derived of the author’s ten-year struggle (1982-1991) on behalf of the endangered South Main Street Historic District in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. The photographs are from... More > a 1986 series of gelatin silver photos taken by McGowan in and near the district. The stories focus in large measure on confrontations with inept and visionless city agencies and arts funding groups and the frustrations inherent in seeking to work with such entities toward district revitalization. Memphis’ South Main Street Historic District, once neglected and deteriorating, much of it on the verge of demotion, is now, two or three decades later, a thriving, energetic mixed commercial/residential neighborhood with a distinctive arts vitality. SOUTH MAIN STORIES conveys to the reader what it can be like for a neighborhood to make that transition and will therefore be of relevance to any adventurous and determined individuals involved in such an effort. SOUTH MAIN STORIES is designed by the artist Terri J. Jones.< Less
Our Friends in the South By Richard Hernaman Allen
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1976. On return from the EEC, Nick Storey is working on excise duties. He comes across an export warehouse in Woolwich, which seems a little too perfect. Finding a suitable reason to check them out,... More > he uncovers a large fraud, involving the diversion of duty-free exports to the home market. However, his investigation causes threats to himself, Rosemary and his family. But when the main suspect and his family are brutally murdered, Nick begins to suspect that something more important is going on. Following that trail leads to Rosemary and her daughters being menaced at gunpoint, the seizure of a dangerous package at Gatwick and a risky game of bluffing with the highly-placed criminals. “Our friends in the south” is the tenth book published in a series of detective stories mostly set in Customs & Excise by Richard Hernaman Allen, a former Commissioner.< Less
Hatfield and Its People: Part 2: The Story of Roe Green and South Hatfield By WEA Hatfield Branch
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This is part two in a series of booklets about the history of Hatfield in Hertfordshire. Part 2 deals mainly with the history of those parts of Roe Green and South Hatfield which lie within the Civil... More > Parish of Hatfield and where relevant with areas beyond the North Mymms Parish boundary.When this series of booklets was published 50 years ago, it was rightly regarded as an exceptionally authoritative and informative work. It has since remained unchallenged as the primary source of reference for anyone interested in the history of Hatfield. Recognising its enduring value, members of Hatfield Local History Society have undertaken this reissue now including a comprehensive index. The complete list of 13 titles can be found in each of the booklets.< Less
Martha Finley Classics: Elsie in the South By Martha Finley
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Elsie in the South by Martha Finley is one of the Elsie books published in a series. Martha Finley has published twenty eight Elsie books in all. Grandmother Elsie and Raymond travel to Florida and... More > on to Viamede, Elsie's Louisiana home, where engagements and weddings take place, and then following winter at Viamede, the families travel to Atlantic City and to the Maine coast for a summer holiday. Martha Finley's popular characters appear in the story and the family environment created by her magical description keeps her readers interested and absorbed.< Less
Noisemedia: public static void main(String[] args) {} By Eleanor Dare
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The Noisemedia super book, this book contains all the material available to readers who use the Noisemedia Expert System, a system that creates a bespoke artist's book based on the project material.... More > Much of this material is concerned with a small but chaotic stretch of road in Streatham, South London, refered to by most local people as 'The Dip'. Ambiguities of ownership, notions of creativity, and veracity, the extent and reliability of sensory knowledge, all are core concerns of this book. Its content is largely created through the reconfiguration of an artist's drawing book and journal, a fragile archaeology of paper scraps, scribbled words, shopping lists of subjects and worries, java code fragments, observations and cut out news stories, web blogs, bits of emails, advertisements for local services. Contains the books 'CCTV City' and 'Anhedonia'.< Less
Noisemedia: public static void main(String[] args) {} By Eleanor Dare
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The Noisemedia super book, this book contains all the material available to readers who use the Noisemedia Expert System, a system that creates a bespoke artist's book based on the project material.... More > Much of this material is concerned with a small but chaotic stretch of road in Streatham, South London, refered to by most local people as 'The Dip'. Ambiguities of ownership, notions of creativity, and veracity, the extent and reliability of sensory knowledge, all are core concerns of this book. Its content is largely created through the reconfiguration of an artist's drawing book and journal, a fragile archaeology of paper scraps, scribbled words, shopping lists of subjects and worries, java code fragments, observations and cut out news stories, web blogs, bits of emails, advertisements for local services. Contains the books 'CCTV City' and 'Anhedonia'.< Less
Spend to Accumulate - A true guide for all South Africans on how to accumulate riches By Nhlanhla Nxumalo
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Spend To Accumulate is a refined blueprint, on how you can rapidly increase your business acumen skills as well as personal development skills in this fast growing economic marketplace. This... More > blueprint mainly focuses on, #1 How you can create businesses that exponentiate cash flow and deliver more value to the marketplace. #2 How can you increase your competence and personal development skills, as to deliver more value to the marketplace. #3 How can you connect and build Mastermind Teams to help you reach your goals in the shortest turn around time. This Book is a blueprint on how you need to resuscitate your inner Hustle and go after your dreams and live life to the fullest. There are no failures only lessons. So read carefully, understand and follow, the call-to-actions, the ideas, principles, and stories shared, and always remember that no-one has more at stake then you, no-one knows your dreams besides you, and no-one can be a better spokesperson than you.< Less
Deephaven and Selected Stories & Sketches By Sarah Orne Jewett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849 – June 24, 1909) was... More > an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine. Jewett is recognized as an important practitioner of American literary regionalism.Jewett's family had been residents of New England for many generations, and Sarah Orne Jewett was born in South Berwick, Maine. Her father was a doctor, and Jewett often accompanied him on his rounds, becoming acquainted with the sights and sounds of her native land and its people. As treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that developed in early childhood, Jewett was sent on frequent walks and through them also developed a love of nature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Orne_Jewett< Less
A Country Doctor and Selected Stories and Sketches By Sarah Orne Jewett
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849 – June 24, 1909) was... More > an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine. Jewett is recognized as an important practitioner of American literary regionalism.Jewett's family had been residents of New England for many generations, and Sarah Orne Jewett was born in South Berwick, Maine. Her father was a doctor specializing in "obstetrics and diseases of women and children." and Jewett often accompanied him on his rounds, becoming acquainted with the sights and sounds of her native land and its people. As treatment for rheumatoid arthritis, a condition that developed in early childhood, Jewett was sent on frequent walks and through them also developed a love of nature. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Orne_Jewett< Less
Scapegoats of the Empire, The True Story of Breaker Morant's Bushveldt Carbineers By by Witton G. R
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Scapegoats of the Empire, Witton G. R (1907) Angus & Robertson, Sydney Witton's main assertion, as indicated by the book's provocative title, is that he, Morant, and Handcock were made scapegoats... More > by the British authorities in South Africa—that they were made to take the blame for widespread British war crimes against the Boers, and that the trial and executions were carried out by the British for political reasons, partly to cover up a controversial and secret "no prisoners" policy promulgated by Lord Kitchener, and partly to appease the Boer government over the killing of Boer prisoners, in order to facilitate a peace treaty; the Treaty of Vereeniging was signed on 31 May 1902.< Less