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LUMBERJACK By George Frangoulis
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LUMBERJACK: Bygone Days in America's Backwoods -- The lumberjack works in the logging industry and performs the initial harvesting and transport of trees for ultimate processing into forest... More > products. The term "lumberjacking" usually refers to a bygone era (before 1945 in the United States) when hand tools were used in harvesting trees. Because of its historical ties, the word lumberjack has become ingrained in popular culture through folklore, mass media and spectator sports. The actual work was difficult, dangerous, intermittent, low-paying, and primitive in living conditions, but the men built a traditional culture that celebrated strength, masculinity, confrontation with danger, and resistance to modernization.< Less
Sylvan God By Katherine Spencer
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When the stresses of London life and working in the male-dominated world of information technology becomes unbearable, Neena Addams leaves her old life behind. Known as Newt to her friends,... More > she’s a lifelong Stephen King fan, so escapes to her dream home on the shore of a lake in a small town in Maine. She finds more than just the quiet life she craves, in the shape of tall dark and handsome neighbour, Jake Archer. Jake lives a self-imposed solitary life. His troubled childhood has left him angry at the townsfolk of Sabattus, Androscoggin County, and only the love of a good woman can tame this wild man of the forest, this Sylvan God. But can Newt’s dreams of an idyllic life with Jake survive when threatened by the US Government? (Warning: Contains adult content)< Less
White Pine By Caroline Akervik
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After Sevy Anderson's father breaks his leg in a sawmill accident, the fourteen-year-old must take his place with the rough and tumble lumberjacks and river rats who harvest the white pine forests of... More > Wisconsin. The men of the Northwoods live hard and on the edge, and Sevy must prove his courage and his worth in the company of legends. Will he become the man he so longs to be? Will the other men ever accept him? And will he even survive his first winter in the Northwoods?< Less
Fearsome Critters By Richard Svensson
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Are you having difficulties distinguishing a Snoligoster from a Snaligaster? Do you want to know how to avoid a Whangdoodle or how to track a Squonk? Or are you simply pondering how to catch a... More > Shovel-nosed Hodag? Then this is the book for you! Collected between these covers you will find the many weird and fearsome critters created by lumberjacks and hunters around the campfire. It is the shrewd humor of the settlers mixed with some folklore and wilderness mystique. So don't venture out into the forest without having read through this publication. You wouldn't want to get eaten by a Rumptifusel, would you?< Less
Fearsome Critters By Richard Svensson
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Are you having difficulties distinguishing a Snoligoster from a Snaligaster? Do you want to know how to avoid a Whangdoodle or how to track a Squonk? Or are you simply pondering how to catch a... More > Shovel-nosed Hodag? Then this is the book for you! Collected between these covers you will find the many weird and fearsome critters created by lumberjacks and hunters around the campfire. It is the shrewd humor of the settlers mixed with some folklore and wilderness mystique. So don't venture out into the forest without having read through this publication. You wouldn't want to get eaten by a Rumptifusel, would you?< Less
Small Fry Tales By Tracy Carol Taylor
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A collection of short stories with a lesson to learn.
White Pine By Caroline Akervik
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After Sevy Anderson's father breaks his leg in a sawmill accident, the fourteen-year-old must take his place with the rough and tumble lumberjacks and river rats who harvest the white pine forests of... More > Wisconsin. The men of the Northwoods live hard and on the edge, and Sevy must prove his courage and his worth in the company of legends. Will he become the man he so longs to be? Will the other men ever accept him? And will he even survive his first winter in the Northwoods?< Less
The Functions of Money By Homework Help Classof1
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A usual thing in economics is money. When we say that a person has a lot of money, we usually mean that he or she is wealthy. By contrast, economists use the term “money” in a more... More > specialized way.< Less
Hungry Rats By Connor Coyne
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The Rat Man, a serial killer, is on the loose in Flint, Michigan, and nobody can stop him. Except you, Meredith Malady, a high-school girl with a dysfunctional family and a score to settle. Running... More > away from home is the first step, but where will you stay? How will you survive? And what will you do when you meet the Rat Man face to face? Connor Coyne's debut novel, described by Heartland Prize-winning author Jeffery Renard Allen as "an emotional and aesthetic tour de force," is told in gripping second-person. An unknown narrator speaks to Meredith as she struggles to tie together the threads of her own history and to bring a killer to justice.< Less
Cohasset Ridge By David Lawrence
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Inspired by memories of living in the mountain community of Cohasset, California during my preteen years, this fictional novel portrays not only my life on the ridge, but the life of four other boys... More > that preceded me. To give credibility to each story segment, actual historical events and methods are used to accomplish tasks, specific to the period. The book is enhanced by the drawings of Richard Colby, retired art professor, illustrating scenes depicted in my text. Messages of right versus wrong, wisdom from mentors among the community and family values are woven throughout the fabric of the novel. The final fictional Chapters, a part of my visualization, is an overall representation of how life can be both successful and rewarding regardless of adverse situations, as long as one has a sense of being self reliant with respect for his fellow man.< Less