A Towpath Tale

Author: Donovan A. Shilling
Publisher: Pancoast Publishing
ISBN: 0982109032
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“Look alive there Jake, rise and shine,” he shouted over the water, “Let's get them
mules a movin.” The crew's next destination took them to a small village ...
Turning to Cletus, Josh asked “What's a grain drill?” “My you are just full of
questions.” He paused, then ... But in an occupation where few books were
available, and to a lad who'd never been to a library, questioning was one of
Joshua's primary ways of learning about new things. “Wonder what ever
happened to that ornery old ...

Chertsey Worthies Library

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The End of the Third Book. O F P L A N T S.—Book IV. [Translated. I am the
Standard by which Beauty's try'd, The Wish of Chloe, and immortal Juno's Pride.
The bright Aurora, Queen of all the East, Proud of her Rosie Fingers,” is confest ;
When from the Gates of Light the rising Day Breaks forth, his constant Rounds to
go, 2O The winged Hours prepare the Way, And Rosie Clouds before him strow.
The Windows of the Sky with Roses shine; I am Day's Ornament as well as Sign.

Journal Of Youth Services In Libraries

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The story poured out of me: the girl rising from her nest in the dung heap, the cat
escaping from the bag, Alyce coming clean and shining from the river, the
blossoms bursting forth on the trees, a celebration of rebirth and renewal as
Alyce grew from waif to midwife's apprentice. Still Dinah Stevenson, my editor
and often pipeline to reality, reminds me that I sent the manuscript to her with a
note that said: "I don't know if this is a book or a writing exercise. What do you
think?" After we ...

Cold Fire

Author: Dean Koontz
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472202716
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Around her, thousands of times and places, people and worlds, from Mars to
Egypt to Yoknapatawpha County, were closed up in the bindings of books like
the shine trapped under the tarnished veneer of a brass lamp. She could ... page,
come alive with brilliant colors and pungent odors and delicious aromas, with
laughter and sobbing and cries and whispers. Books were packaged dreams. '
Dreams are doorways,' she told Jim, 'and the story in any novel is a kind of dream
. Through ...

The Library Association Record

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London is the shining example ; and unless and until library and education
authorities can bring themselves to work harmoniously together offering
complementary services, the development of the school library will be
undertaken more and more by education authorities alone. The school world is
more keenly alive to its need of school libraries than many librarians know.
Educational journals are giving prominence to it, and they are always a key to
what is fermenting in the minds of ...

Overheard In A Drugstore

Author: Andrew Glaze
Publisher: NewSouth Books
ISBN: 1603063994
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Andrew Glaze's poetry has been described as "funny, quixotic, and very wise," while writer Norman Rosen once called him "a serious, irreverent poet, capable of setting off fireworks in the museum.

Library Journal

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issues, it is difficult to consider a book on contemporary issues complete when it
barely mentions the environment, immigration, the trade deficit, or abortion.
However, the book's best ... ISBN 0-87951-690-9. $24.95. SOC SCI What is the
price of coffee, a book on political economy, or a hustler in Prague, Warsaw, or
Budapest? ... It is a bleak, uninhabited region with dunes rising to 1000 feet,
blinding sandstorms, and punishing temperature extremes. Inhabitants of the
villages that ...

Stories Of Your Life And Others

Author: Ted Chiang
Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 1931520895
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Ted Chiang is so exhilarating, so original, so stylish he just leaves you speechless.” —Junot Díaz Stories of Your Life and Others delivers dual delights of the very, very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, often presenting ...

The Sunday Magazine

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Last, but not least, if she is at all alive to her graver responsibilities, she will try to
comprehend and train the diverse characters with which she has to do, and to be
her husband's helpmate in both large things and small ... Then she hurries home
to write orders to tradespeople and letters to friends, to finish the library-book of
which every one is talking, try over a new song and arrange the table flowers
before dressing for that little dinner which is perhaps rather a severe tax on the ...