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Tobacco Leaves : Being a Book of Facts for Smokers (Illustrated) By W. A. Brennan
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This little book is intended for the man who uses tobacco. While there is a very extensive literature concerning tobacco, yet it is surprising how few books there are written expressly for the... More > smoker. Much has been written concerning culture, production and manufacture; This little book is an attempt to fulfil that purpose; and it is felt that no apology is needed for its appearance. If the average user of tobacco is questioned concerning the matters treated in the following pages, he will be found ignorant of them. This ought not be so. The custom of tobacco smoking is so general and so intimate a part of the daily life of the great majority of men, that a better acquaintance with the plant, its qualities, uses and effects, should be cultivated and welcomed.< Less
97 Mistakes People Unwittingly Make When Trying To Stop Smoking By Jackie Hill
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For many people stopping smoking is one of the hardest struggles they've faced in their lives. Most smokers have attempted to stop smoking only to start again after a few days, weeks or months. This... More > repeated cycle of stop - start each time leaves the smoker feeling more and more disempowered, miserable and guilty. Most people cannot understand why they cannot control this habit and blame themselves for not having enough willpower. When asked, over 65% of people who continue to smoke, say they would stop if they knew how. If you have tried to stop smoking and failed, then this book is a must for you. You will not only become aware of the hidden snags, snares and struggles that await to trip you up and keep you physically and psychologically dependent on nicotine, but you will also learn a range of psychological strategies and techniques that will keep you firmly on track heading towards becoming a non-smoker for life.< Less
97 Mistakes People Unwittingly Make When Trying to Stop Smoking By Jackie Hill
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For many people stopping smoking is one of the hardest struggles they've faced in their lives. Most smokers have attempted to stop smoking only to start again after a few days, weeks or months. This... More > repeated cycle of stop - start each time leaves the smoker feeling more and more disempowered, miserable and guilty. Most people cannot understand why they cannot control this habit and blame themselves for not having enough willpower. When asked, over 65% of people who continue to smoke, say they would stop if they knew how. If you have tried to stop smoking and failed, then this book is a must for you. You will not only become aware of the hidden snags, snares and struggles that await to trip you up and keep you physically and psychologically dependent on nicotine, but you will also learn a range of psychological strategies and techniques that will keep you firmly on track heading towards becoming a non-smoker for life.< Less
Indentured Servitude in the 1640s By Farrukh Khan
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This paper takes a look at the early English settlements in America around Chesapeake Bay and Virginia when the conflict between the Indians and the English settlers had seriously depleted the number... More > of settlers. The Virginia Company, which had started growing tobacco to support the settlements, knew that some way had to be found to increase the number of settlers otherwise the New World would be lost. England was going through trying times under Oliver Cromwell and the War of the Three Kingdoms, with many people wanting to leave for a better life. A system of indentured servitude was introduced to assist new settlers from Europe and England into the Chesapeake Bay settlements. Jane was such a settler who was indentured in her early twenties and released at about 24, when she married and built herself a farm. This paper tells her story and the story of her times.< Less
Indentured Servitude in the 1640s By Farrukh Khan
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This paper takes a look at the early English settlements in America around Chesapeake Bay and Virginia when the conflict between the Indians and the English settlers had seriously depleted the number... More > of settlers. The Virginia Company, which had started growing tobacco to support the settlements, knew that some way had to be found to increase the number of settlers otherwise the New World would be lost. England was going through trying times under Oliver Cromwell and the War of the Three Kingdoms, with many people wanting to leave for a better life. A system of indentured servitude was introduced to assist new settlers from Europe and England into the Chesapeake Bay settlements. Jane was such a settler who was indentured in her early twenties and released at about 24, when she married and built herself a farm. This paper tells her story and the story of her times.< Less
Forgotten Objects By Carlos Rubio
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Forgotten Objects traces the life of Anna d’Amio, daughter of opera singers Louis and Francesca d’Amio, from Mussolini’s Italy to the city of Pittsburgh during the mid sixties. The... More > novel proper is made up of three parts: Italy, Cuba and United States. Married at seventeen and widowed at twenty, Anna leaves war-torn Italy to find her fortune in Cuba, she eventually meets Ramón Contreras, a wealthy tobacco grower who later becomes her second husband. The idyllic world that the couple had so laboriously built suddenly comes crashing down after the communist take over of the island and Ramón’s sudden and violent death. Now with two daughters under her care, Anna soon realizes that there is no future for them in Cuba, so she opts to send them to the United States through the Pedro Pan Program. Eventually she comes to the US herself, but by then the girls have been placed in foster homes...< Less
Alex By Sean Wilder
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This story of an initiation begins with the white middle-class, teen-age narrator meeting charismatic, black, ageless Alex, who speaks in enigmas and conundrums and lives as a vagrant in San... More > Francisco’s Beat Generation bohemia. Convinced that Alex possesses the key to superior awareness, the boy seeks his guidance. “Come with me, kid. I’ll take care of you,” Alex replies. Accepting this fatherly invitation, intent on learning from Alex, the boy drops out. The hardships of hunger, tobacco, and cheap wine soon make themselves felt. Having become a stranger to his former self, he experiences ecstatic revelation: “So this is what Alex is all about! Ecstasy!” Perfect awareness cannot be retained. The boy seeks in vain to reconnect. Despairing, he repeatedly leaves Alex; but discontent with a life become meaningless irresistibly draws him back, until increasing signs of Alex’s mental alienation overwhelm him, and he finally abandons Alex, haunted by a sense of loss.< Less
The Border Reiver By Sam McKenzie
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It was during his teenage years that the die of Hughie Graham's life had been cast. Karate had been his response to bullying, whilst electronics and music had countered the social exclusion that... More > followed. The isolation of a farm in the Scottish Borders had fostered his off-road driving ability, although a singular physical attribute had ensured his popularity with the opposite sex. Fifteen years later he is a womanising DJ on the English club circuit and, after the 2013 Scottish declaration of independence that followed the English ban on tobacco and strong alcohol, using all of his talents to run contraband across the border for his clubland contacts, raiding like a latter-day Border Reiver. Then a violent encounter leaves him owing a favour to a mysterious Russian, to be repaid by theft and electronic forgery, and an agent of Scottish Intelligence blackmails him for an ostensibly worthless family document. But is it as worthless as it seems and will life ever be the same again for the Reiver?< Less
The Border Reiver By Sam McKenzie
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It was during his teenage years that the die of Hughie Graham's life had been cast. Karate had been his response to bullying, whilst electronics and music had countered the social exclusion that... More > followed. The isolation of a farm in the Scottish Borders had fostered his off-road driving ability, although a singular physical attribute had ensured his popularity with the opposite sex. Fifteen years later he is a womanising DJ on the English club circuit and, after the 2013 Scottish declaration of independence that followed the English ban on tobacco and strong alcohol, using all of his talents to run contraband across the border for his clubland contacts, raiding like a latter-day Border Reiver. Then a violent encounter leaves him owing a favour to a mysterious Russian, to be repaid by theft and electronic forgery, and an agent of Scottish Intelligence blackmails him for an ostensibly worthless family document. But is it as worthless as it seems and will life ever be the same again for the Reiver?< Less