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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
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
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
The Oasis By Wilson Crawford
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In "The Oasis", Southern writer Wilson Crawford weaves an intriguing story set in the small town of Hamilton, North Carolina and steamy Charleston, South Carolina. Rick Evans, the book's... More > main character, was brought up on a tobacco farm in the Yadkin River Valley. At age 50, his world seems to be crumbling down around him. After several life changing events, old friends he thought were out of his life forever come to his rescue and show him what true friendship is all about. In an intricately woven story of love, loss and intrigue, Crawford's latest Southern fiction treat always keeps you turning the pages to see what is coming next.< Less
424424 By Eve Marshall Jenkin
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This fascinating book tells the story of how the telephone has always played a large part in the life of the author, Eve Jenkin. The main part of the book relates how the emergency phone set up in... More > her house by the Durban Coast Region of the then Progressive Federal Party (PFP), 424424 became a number familiar to the residents of the Durban Townships and further afield. Political upheaval, murder, mayhem and institutionalised chaos were reported via 424424. The author and her family played an integral part in assisting all those who telephoned. Everything in this book is factual and can be corroborated from reports in the author’s possesion. The story of 424424 is related in this book in such a way that the reader is transported back in time to hear this personal, eye-witness account.< Less
The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell
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"The Most Dangerous Game" features as its main character a big-game hunter from New York, who becomes shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean, and is hunted by a Russian... More > aristocrat. The story is an inversion of the big-game hunting safaris in Africa and South America that were fashionable among wealthy Americans in the 1920s.< Less
The Most Dangerous Game By Richard Connell
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The Most Dangerous Game features as its main character a big-game hunter from New York, who becomes shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean, and is hunted by a Russian aristocrat. The... More > story is an inversion of the big-game hunting safaris in Africa and South America that were fashionable among wealthy Americans in the 1920s.< Less