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A Seal Called Andre

Author : Harry Goodridge
ISBN : 9781608932696
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Tells the true story of the unique human-animal friendship between Harry Goodridge and Andre, the harbor seal who was as comfortable in Goodridge’s home as he was in Penobscot Bay. Andre swims with Harry and rides happily in the back seat of Harry’s car. He quickly picked up tricks—perhaps the first time a wild animal has been trained in a free-release situation. He became Rockport, Maine’s honorary harbormaster and was ranked “second only to Andrew Wyeth as the state’s most acclaimed summer resident.” Year after year, Andre swam south in the winter, only to return again to Harry the next spring. It’s a timeless and iconic Maine story.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Andre The Famous Harbor Seal

Author : Fran Hodgkins
ISBN : 9781461743750
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 63.13 MB
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Sometimes, just sometimes, a human being and a wild animal make a special connection that changes both of their lives. So it was with Rockport, Maine's Harry Goodridge and the harbor seal pup he named Andre. The two became inseparable, though the seal was free to come and go as he pleased. (His floating enclosure in the harbor simply minimized his presence in skiffs owned by yachtsmen, who complained about his sunbathing in their dinghies.)
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Summer Of Cecily

Author : Nan Lincoln
ISBN : 1593730349
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 61.84 MB
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A heart-warming and inspiring, true tale about the meeting of a creature of the land and a creature of the sea, of falling in love, and ultimately, having to say good-bye. It is also the story of a very special place, where an ordinary day can turn into an extraordinary adventure.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Any Resemblance To Actual Persons

Author : Hal Erickson
ISBN : 9781476629308
Genre : Performing Arts
File Size : 42.6 MB
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Most film buffs know that Citizen Kane was based on the life of publisher William Randolph Hearst. But few are aware that key characters in films like Double Indemnity, Cool Hand Luke, Jaws, Rain Man, A Few Good Men and Zero Dark Thirty were inspired by actual persons. This survey of à clef characters covers a selection of fictionalized personalities, beginning with the Silent Era. The landmark lawsuit surrounding Rasputin and the Empress (1932) introduced disclaimers in film credits, assuring audiences that characters were not based on real people—even when they were. Entries cover screen incarnations of Wyatt Earp, Al Capone, Bing Crosby, Amelia Earhart, Buster Keaton, Howard Hughes, Janis Joplin and Richard Nixon, along with the inspirations behind perennial favorites like Charlie Chan and Indiana Jones.
Category: Performing Arts

Down East

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ISBN : WISC:89077922748
Genre : Maine
File Size : 54.63 MB
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Category: Maine

The Wild Out Your Window

Author : Sy Montgomery
ISBN : 9780892728374
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 56.12 MB
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What could be better than watching the natural world out your window or on your television? Going out and experiencing it firsthand. In these fifty essays, acclaimed nature and science writer Sy Montgomery takes her readers on a season-by-season tour of the wilderness that is often as close as the backyard. Sy invites — almost dares — readers to follow her and form hands-on relationships with the plants, animals, birds, and even the insects that share space with people. These essays, most of which originally appeared in Sy's Boston Globe column Nature Journal, are by turns enlightening, entertaining, sometimes amusing, and always absorbing and informative. Filled with natural history and lore, the essays urge readers to appreciate what they find around them.
Category: Gardening

The Movie Mom S Guide To Family Movies

Author : Nell Minow
ISBN : 038078839X
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 51.70 MB
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A parent's guide to movies on video appropriate for children aged two to eighteen reviews more than five hundred movies for families, including plot descriptions, the issues they explore, and warnings about violence, stereotypes, sex, and more. Original.
Category: Family & Relationships