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Starving Season: One Person’s Story By Seang M. Seng MD
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Seang Seng was born and raised in Cambodia, the Southeast Asian country Prince Sihanouk had coined an “Island of Peace.” The Cambodian people knew only two natural seasons: the dry and... More > the rainy. In the dry season, farmers celebrated the harvest. At the New Year, farmers and city dwellers alike brought rice and prepared foods to the temple to celebrate. During the rainy season, farmers prepared their fields and planted new crops with hopes for a bountiful future harvest. In the cities, students studied, moviegoers flocked to the popular cinemas, and sidewalk vendors hawked all manner of plentiful food and drink. But once the barbaric Khmer Rouge seized power in April 1975, they forcibly evacuated the cities, including the capital of Phnom Penh, and fourth-year medical student Seang Seng found himself and his family of 24 persons driven into a countryside of forced labor camps that would come to be known as the "Killing Fields."< Less
Starving Season: One Person’s Story By Seang M. Seng MD
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Seang Seng was born and raised in Cambodia, the Southeast Asian country Prince Sihanouk had coined an “Island of Peace.” The Cambodian people knew only two natural seasons: the dry and... More > the rainy. In the dry season, farmers celebrated the harvest. At the New Year, farmers and city dwellers alike brought rice and prepared foods to the temple to celebrate. During the rainy season, farmers prepared their fields and planted new crops with hopes for a bountiful future harvest. In the cities, students studied, moviegoers flocked to the popular cinemas, and sidewalk vendors hawked all manner of plentiful food and drink. But once the barbaric Khmer Rouge seized power in April 1975, they forcibly evacuated the cities, including the capital of Phnom Penh, and fourth-year medical student Seang Seng found himself and his family of 24 persons driven into a countryside of forced labor camps that would come to be known as the "Killing Fields."< Less
The Love Season By Orrie Hitt
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SUMMER is the SEASON for SIN When Ted Clinton arrived at the vacation inn, he found that it featured some unexpected diversions. Like sleek Ruth Henderson and her bevy of hostesses whose job it was... More > to please male guests. Lady vacationers, too, starving for love and excitement, did their share to turn summertime into playtime. Office-girl Mary Gordon, for, instance, as accessible as the adjoining room, managed to be wearing not a thing when Ted opened her door. It made little sense to Sally, one of the waitresses, a fresh young product of the local countryside. Then one night an old codger caught her alone, forced her to learn how hotel guests could be amused. At this point Ted had a change of heart. He figured Ruth and her hostesses were fine for games, and Mary Gordon was perfect for hot-weather romance. But the slightly used Sally was good for more than vacation pleasures. She had enough unslaked passion to last a man a lifetime.< Less
Slow Time By Waverly Fitzgerald
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A guide for anyone feeling starved for time. Twelve chapters explore various rhythms of time--moments, hours, days and nights, moons, months, seasons, years and lifetimes--in different cultures and... More > centuries. By doing the related exercises for twelve weeks, you will find your own rhythms and tempo and enjoy a more spacious and meaningful relationship with time.< Less
Slow Time By Waverly Fitzgerald
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A guide for anyone feeling starved for time. Twelve chapters explore various rhythms of time--moments, hours, days and nights, moons, months, seasons, years and lifetimes--in different cultures and... More > centuries. By doing the related exercises for twelve weeks, you will find your own rhythms and tempo and enjoy a more spacious and meaningful relationship with time.< Less
Slow Time By Waverly Fitzgerald
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A guide for anyone feeling starved for time. Twelve chapters explore various rhythms of time--moments, hours, days and nights, moons, months, seasons, years and lifetimes--in different cultures and... More > centuries. By doing the related exercises for twelve weeks, you will find your own rhythms and tempo and enjoy a more spacious and meaningful relationship with time.< Less
Beowulf in the Sky: Beowulf as an Astronomical Myth By Richard T. Jennings
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Beowulf in the Sky: Beowulf as an Astronomical Myth reveals the famous Beowulf poem as a metaphor for annual celestial events. The poem functioned as a calendar long before printed material was... More > generally available. The characters in the poem correspond to constellations and planets while the story line follows the drama of the celestial changing of the seasons. In the ancient world the position of the stars was the determinate factor to mark time. The poem was used as a mnemonic to allow the public, by knowing the sky and following the story, to know the date. Advanced civilizations must know the time; otherwise they starve. The Beowulf poem told them the time in a way they could remember. Look up. Beowulf is in the sky.< Less
Niva By Elisa Jia-Shun Hsieh
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In Rahet, land of storm and stone, the seasons are storms, and the barren landscape leaves many people starving. Every other person is a geomancer — those with the abilities to bend metals.... More > Rarely, supers are born, with special abilities such as shapeshifting and flying, although never geomancy. But unlike geomancers, supers are feared, despised and hated. Enslaved. Two of the kingdoms have been warring for centuries, and last year saw the disappearance of Steelsong, the super who made dukes cower and kings tremble. This world, one of storms, stone, and strife, is the world into which Maximilian and Anastasia are born. As heirs to their warring countries, they have been engaged practically since birth in their fathers’ attempt to end the war — until Anastasia disappears three days before the wedding.< Less

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