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The Fly Trap

Author : Fredrik Sjöberg
ISBN : 9781846147777
Genre : Nature
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Fredrik Sjöberg's Swedish bestseller about summer, islands, freedom and boundaries. 'The light, the warmth, the smells, the mist, the birdsong - the moths. Who can sleep? Who wants to?' Fredrik Sjöberg finds happiness in the little things. Millions of them, in fact. This beguiling bestseller is his unique meditation on collecting hoverflies. It is also about living on a remote Swedish island, blissful long summer nights, lost loves, unexpected treasures, art, nature, slowness, and how freedom can come from the things we least expect. 'Full of charm, a book about how to find meaning in life' Melissa Harrison, The Times, Books of the Year 'I often return to The Fly Trap, it remains close to my heart. The minute observations from nature that reveal sudden insights into one's life. Sometimes I almost think that he wrote it for me' Tomas Tranströmer, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 'Charming, witty and original' Patrick Barkham, Guardian 'Nature writing that can laugh at itself, a real tonic' Gregory Day, Sydney Morning Herald 'Delightful, at once informative and often humorously digressive . . . a humane man of wide-ranging curiosity, Sjöberg writes with infectious passion' Paul Binding Independent Fredrik Sjöberg collects hoverflies on the island Runmarö, in the archipelago east of Stockholm. He is also a literary critic, translator, cultural columnist and the author of several books including The Art of Flight and The Raisin King, which form a trilogy with The Fly Trap.
Category: Nature

Operation Fly Trap

Author : Susan A. Phillips
ISBN : 9780226667676
Genre : Social Science
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In 2003, an FBI-led task force known as Operation Fly Trap attempted to dismantle a significant drug network in two Bloods-controlled, African American neighborhoods in Los Angeles. The operation would soon be considered an enormous success, noted for the precision with which the task force targeted and removed gang members otherwise entrenched in larger communities. In Operation Fly Trap, Susan A. Phillips questions both the success of this operation and the methods used to conduct it. Based on in-depth ethnographic research with Fly Trap participants, Phillips’s work brings together police narratives, crime statistics, gang cultural histories, and extensive public policy analysis to examine the relationship between state persecution and the genesis of violent social systems. Crucial to Phillips’s contribution is the presentation of the voices and perspectives of both the people living in impoverished communities and the agents that police them. Phillips positions law enforcement surveillance and suppression as a critical point of contact between citizen and state. She tracks the bureaucratic workings of police and FBI agencies and the language, ideologies, and methods that prevail within them, and shows how gangs have adapted, seeking out new locations, learning to operate without hierarchies, and moving their activities more deeply underground. Additionally, she shows how the targeted efforts of task forces such as Fly Trap wreak sweeping, sustained damage on family members and the community at large. Balancing her roles as even-handed reporter and public scholar, Phillips presents multiple flaws within the US criminal justice system and builds a powerful argument that many law enforcement policies in fact nurture, rather than prevent, violence in American society.
Category: Social Science

Fly Trap

Author : Dina Anastasio
ISBN : 0330481363
Genre : Children's stories
File Size : 23.54 MB
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Category: Children's stories

Fly Trap

Author : Piers Anthony
ISBN : 9781497657472
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 29.61 MB
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A thought-provoking tale of female robots and sentient animals by a New York Times–bestselling author. Elasa the robot’s friend Mona exchanges to the colony planet to occupy the body of a woman five months pregnant. Even so, she gets more than she bargained for, as she works with a precognitive lamb.
Category: Fiction

Fly Trap

Author : Sigmund Brouwer
ISBN : 0764225839
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 66.51 MB
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While his older brother Ricky mixes cake for their mother's birthday, seven-year-old Joel plans to make an unusual present that involves flies, popsicle sticks, and a camcorder.
Category: Juvenile Fiction


Author : Meme McDonald
ISBN : 9781743430224
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 65.82 MB
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BOORI MONTY PRYOR: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13 Nancy is worried. She's said she has a Venus Flytrap, but she hasn't really got one, and now the teacher wants her to bring it in to show the class. It wasn't really a lie, it was more like.a wish. At home Nancy is grabbing stories out of the air. Maybe the flytrap ate so many blowflies it got sick? She pesters Mum and One-two-three Gee, and their stories help her find something special of her own. What will Nancy tell her class in the morning? Flytrap is a playful and inspiring book about what stories can do.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Inspector Flytrap In The President S Mane Is Missing Book 2

Author : Tom Angleberger
ISBN : 9781613128336
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Welcome to Inspector Flytrap’s Detective Agency, home to the world-renowned solver of BIG DEAL mysteries. Inspector Flytrap, a Venus flytrap, works tirelessly with his assistant Nina the Goat, a goat, on his community’s unsolved cases. There’s no case too big, but there are definitely cases too small for this endearingly self-important plant detective. In book two, Inspector Flytrap and Nina the Goat return in a set of mysteries involving the president of the United States and a very large horse statue that mysteriously attracts a threat from outer space. This wacky, illustrated early-chapter-book series combines the masterful humor of Tom Angleberger with the critically acclaimed art of his wife, author-illustrator Cece Bell.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Flytrap Snaps

Author : Johanna Knox
ISBN : 0473179962
Genre : Children's stories, New Zealand
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"In Filmington, a fictional movie-industry town, 12-year-old Spencer Fogle stumbles on a criminal plot being hatched by the richest man in town, venture capitalist and ex-child-star, Jimmy Jangle. Exactly what is Jangle planning? All Spencer knows is that it involves genetically modified flies, spectacular carnivorous plants, and a mysterious file stolen from a laboratory: The Flypapers"--Publisher information. Suggested level: primary, intermediate."When Spencer Fogle hears blood-curdling screams on his way home form school he doesn't realise he is about to become embroiled in a dark plot involving carnivorous plants, genetically modified flies, and a mysterious hidden file."--P. [4] of cover.
Category: Children's stories, New Zealand

Grow Your Own Venus Fly Trap

Author : Sara Phillips
ISBN : 0762429410
Genre : Gardening
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Enter the mysterious realm of a true oddity-a carnivorous plant. The book that comes with this kit leads you on an absorbing journey from a contemplation of how the flytrap works without muscles or nerves to the care and feeding of the plant. Scientists as well as everyday gardeners are fascinated by this natural wonder, which-despite its primeval exoticism-is actually indigenous to the southern U.S. The kit contains Venus Flytrap seeds, mini planter, peat pellet, sand, sealable plastic bag for a terrarium effect, and the 32-page guidebook. The plant doesn't actually grow as fast or as large as the most famous Venus Flytrap-“Audrey” in Little Shop of Horrors-but that's good news for the pets in the family.
Category: Gardening


Author : Donna Latham
ISBN : 0325017077
Genre : Venus's flytrap
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When Mason's new flytrap turns out to hate the idea of eating bugs but a taste for pizza.
Category: Venus's flytrap