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Names By Chris Lucas
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Names - a story of hospitals, bad treatment, dodgy sex and cheap beer, the story of 2 teenagers arriving at a hospital for men and boys with learning disabilities, then called mental handicap or... More > mental subnormality, in 1975. James has a learning disability and the hospital is seen from his perspective and from that of the staff as he is processed through the hospital machine, experiencing its' pecking orders and hierarchies. Craig is an 18 year old who is leaving home for the first time, to train as a Student Nurse at the hospital. Despite both being teenagers arriving at the same place, the differences are clear. Craig has chosen to be here, James did not. Craig's life revolves around the staff social club, drinking beer and having his first, cringe-worthy sexual encounters. The story of these two teenagers, whose paths collide, highlights some of the issues of institutional care experienced by people with disabilities, James becoming the victim of sexual and physical abuse, from staff and patients.< Less
Names By Chris Lucas
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Names - a story of hospitals, bad treatment, dodgy sex and cheap beer, the story of 2 teenagers arriving at a hospital for men and boys with learning disabilities, then called mental handicap or... More > mental subnormality, in 1975. James has a learning disability and the hospital is seen from his perspective and from that of the staff as he is processed through the hospital machine, experiencing its' pecking orders and hierarchies. Craig is an 18 year old who is leaving home for the first time, to train as a Student Nurse at the hospital. Despite both being teenagers arriving at the same place, the differences are clear. Craig has chosen to be here, James did not. Craig's life revolves around the staff social club, drinking beer and having his first, cringe-worthy sexual encounters. The story of these two teenagers, whose paths collide, highlights some of the issues of institutional care experienced by people with disabilities, James becoming the victim of sexual and physical abuse, from staff and patients.< Less
Nebraska Place-Names By Lilian Linder Fitzpatrick
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This study of Nebraska place-names, compiled in 1925, is, in the words of the author, "as exhaustive as I could make it." Short histories of the names of over a thousand Nebraska towns... More > are presented, arranged by county.< Less
The Collection Of Weird: Place Names By Sunny Quinn
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Ever wondered about how many weird place names there would be on earth? Well...Read now and find out!
The Collection Of Weird: Place Names By Sunny Quinn
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Ever wondered about how many weird place names there would be on earth? Well...Read now and find out!
Community Place Names Of Alberta By Austin Mardon
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This expanded third edition of Community Names of Alberta, gives a comprehensive description of community names of Alberta. Tracing the etymology of Alberta's communities provides a significant... More > historical and cultural insight into Alberta's phases of history. Complete with locations, this book details the origins of community names in Alberta.< Less
Community Place Names Of Alberta By Austin Mardon
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This expanded third edition of Community Names of Alberta, gives a comprehensive description of community names of Alberta. Tracing the etymology of Alberta's communities provides a significant... More > historical and cultural insight into Alberta's phases of history. Complete with locations, this book details the origins of community names in Alberta.< Less
The Place Names of the Roman Breviary By The Rev. F.J. Pinkman
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A handy pamphlet by Rev. F. Pinkman, translating the place-names found in the Breviarium Romanum. These can be confusing and difficult to relate to a modern geographical location. Some are bit... More > obvious (usually the transliterated ones) like- Assisium, Assisi or Mons Cassinus, Monte Cassino. Some are less obvious and a bit vague- Ad Catacumbas, The Catacombs, strictly so called ie. at S. Sebastiano or Herbipolis, Wurzburg. Over 480 place names are interpreted in this little book.< Less
THE PLACE WITHOUT A NAME By Pamela Glyn
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"The Place without a Name" is a collection of four fictional short stories, all of which represent turning points in the lives of ordinary people. Somewhere, somehow, sometime a window... More > into another world opens and changes the direction of the lives of these people, reminding us that there is not only a "seen", but parallel to this, an "unseen" universe, which leads us to reevaluate the meanings which we have hitherto regarded as self-evident.< Less
THE PLACE WITHOUT A NAME By Pamela Glyn
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"The Place without a Name" is a collection of four fictional short stories, all of which represent turning points in the lives of ordinary people. Somewhere, somehow, sometime a window... More > into another world opens and changes the direction of the lives of these people, reminding us that there is not only a "seen", but parallel to this, an "unseen" universe, which leads us to reevaluate the meanings which we have hitherto regarded as self-evident.< Less