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The Green Ray By Jules Verne
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When the local paper writes about the legendary Green Ray's elevating effects on mind and soul, young Helena Campbell vows to experience it for herself at whatever cost. She postpones the wedding... More > being forced upon her against her will, which does not bother her at all. Together with her uncles, Sam and Sib Melville, she sets off on what becomes a near-epic quest. Joining them in the search are two would-be suitors for Helena, one an artist, the other an amateur scientist. Together, they will voyage to a distant shore--and beyond--braving hurricanes, testing their patience and resolve, and ultimately finding their own true selves. Their numerous attempts are always unsuccessful, thwarted by clouds or boats blocking the sun, until finally the phenomenon is visible, but they are no longer watching the horizon. Some of Verne's original text has been restored to this work as have more than 45 of the original illustrations. Also contains 3 interviews of Jules Verne held at various points in his life.< Less
Disquiet - the Justifiable Homicide of an Australian Vietnam Veteran By Paul Tapp
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1991-In the foothills of Tasmania’s Mount Wellington a Vietnam veteran, Joe Gilewicz is shot dead by a special police group. Their version is simple: he shot at us, we shot back. A ballistics... More > cop enters the killing zone and plants evidence to shore up the official police line…but he can’t go on with it. He confesses and expects prison.The dead man is a comrade in arms. Born in a Nazi concentration camp, Stan Hanuszewicz is a two-tour Vietnam Vet. The dead soldier’s parents, holocaust survivors too. They met behind the wire in a death camp.'I cannot watch when they pull my fingernails out,' she tells the author.'Swim from Gestapo' her friend calls as they make a bid for freedom in icy waters near the camp. ‘Disquiet’ is an unedited compilation of formal court statements and recorded family anecdote. Today Joe’s death is recorded as ‘justifiable homicide’. Disquiet is self-published on Lulu for the record.< Less
William Harvey By D'Arcy Powers
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Charles William David Harvey-Kelly was a Regimental lieutenant Colonel of the Irish guards from 1966-1968. During The Troubles in Ireland he worked to promote closer links with the Catholic and... More > Protestant churches. He was awarded the MBE in 1998 for his work with the ex service community in Ireland.William was born in London in 1924 to Charles Harvey-Kelly (Lieutenant Colonel in the Indian Army, Baluch Regiment) and Sybil (medical doctor and daughter of a Liberal MP). His uncle, H.D. Harvey-Kelly, was the first British pilot to land in France in WW1. He was the eldest of five children and spent the first three years of his life in Quetta, India (now in Pakistan). In 1927 the family moved to Co. Westmeath buying Clonhugh, a house and farm on the shores of Lough Owel near Multyfarnham. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Harvey-Kelly Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Norsemen in the West (Annotated) By Robert Michael Ballantyne
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A tale of adventure and evangelism, Ballantyne transforms into engaging historical fiction the well-known facts of the Icelandic Saga--stories of exploration and adventure, blessed marriage,... More > alternating turmoil and peace with indigenous people--all sprinkled with delightful and humorous stories of day-to-day life surrounding the first European ground breaking in America. The Norsemen in the West carries readers back nearly a thousand years in time, to the days of Leif Ericsson and the early settlements of the seafaring Norsemen. Journey from the shores of Greenland to earliest-recorded America, a plentiful land of lush forests, crystal clear lakes and rivers and abundant fish and game. R. M. Ballantyne (April 24, 1825 – February 8, 1894) was a Scottish juvenile fiction writer. Born Robert Michael Ballantyne in Edinburgh, he was part of a famous family of printers and publishers. At the age of 16 he went to Canada and was six years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company.. He returned to Scotland in 1847,< Less
Spain: History for Young Readers By Frederick A. (Frederick Albion) Ober
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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: Frederick Albion Ober (February 13, 1849 - May 31, 1913) was an... More > American naturalist and writer.Ober was born February 13, 1849 in Beverly, Massachusetts. He received a common school education. While yet a boy, he evinced a fondness for natural history: he collected nearly all the birds of New England and noted their habits. From 1862 to 1866 he had an occupation as shoemaker. Subsequently he attended the Massachusetts Agricultural College but due to the lack of funds he was forced to leave the college after a short time. From 1867 to 1870 he worked as employee in a drugstore and again as shoemaker.In 1872, he abandoned his business pursuits to hunt in Florida. In 1874 he made a second trip, successfully explored Lake Okeechobee, and published in periodicals a description of the lake and its shores. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_A._Ober< Less
Among the Millet and Other Poems By Archibald Lampman
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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: Archibald Lampman FRSC (17 November 1861 – 10 February... More > 1899) was a Canadian poet. "He has been described as 'the Canadian Keats;' and he is perhaps the most outstanding exponent of the Canadian school of nature poets." The Canadian Encyclopedia says that he is "generally considered the finest of Canada's late 19th-century poets in English. "Lampman is classed as one of Canada's Confederation Poets, a group which also includes Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, and Duncan Campbell Scott.Archibald Lampman was born at Morpeth, Ontario, a village near Chatham, the son of Archibald Lampman, an Anglican clergyman. "The Morpeth that Lampman knew was a small town set in the rolling farm country of what is now western Ontario, not far from the shores of Lake Erie. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archibald_Lampman< Less
El Libro Del Arroyo De Sus Sonrisas By Munayem Mayenin
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I let the lights Unfold The swanesque painting In the theatre of things Unfolding In the colourium of only Tangible vibrations Image-dance I let nothingness speak In the absence of lights A sonata... More > of serene relations Between positions and negations You do not see me For I am the artist Lost in the landscape Feeding the perpetual Motional unfoldings Of elemental wonders Though I hold you When you sleep I unfold you When you wake I silken you When you knit Your dreams I always cradle You close and open Near and far always Now and than always Atoms and the infinite sphere always Time and timean esplanade always Through eternity’s all shores waving I always cradle you When you Fail fall cry and call I always steady You up high and strong Steadfast you stand Ready to call the notes Ready to choreograph your spread To form yourself into a sainzaluzresa A strawberry of lights always always (Darkness)< Less
El Libro Del Arroyo De Sus Sonrisas By Munayem Mayenin
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I let the lights Unfold The swanesque painting In the theatre of things Unfolding In the colourium of only Tangible vibrations Image-dance I let nothingness speak In the absence of lights A sonata... More > of serene relations Between positions and negations You do not see me For I am the artist Lost in the landscape Feeding the perpetual Motional unfoldings Of elemental wonders Though I hold you When you sleep I unfold you When you wake I silken you When you knit Your dreams I always cradle You close and open Near and far always Now and than always Atoms and the infinite sphere always Time and timean esplanade always Through eternity’s all shores waving I always cradle you When you Fail fall cry and call I always steady You up high and strong Steadfast you stand Ready to call the notes Ready to choreograph your spread To form yourself into a sainzaluzresa A strawberry of lights always always (Darkness)< Less

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