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A Different Drummer

Author : William Melvin Kelley
ISBN : 9781984899309
Genre : Fiction
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The stunning, thought-provoking first novel by a "lost giant of American literature" (The New Yorker) June, 1957. One hot afternoon in the backwaters of the Deep South, a young black farmer named Tucker Caliban salts his fields, shoots his horse, burns his house, and heads north with his wife and child. His departure sets off an exodus of the state’s entire black population, throwing the established order into brilliant disarray. Told from the points of view of the white residents who remained, A Different Drummer stands, decades after its first publication in 1962, as an extraordinary and prescient triumph of satire and spirit.
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Author : John Edward Williams
ISBN : 3763267069
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A Different Drummer

Author : Bruce Alden Cox
ISBN : 0770902499
Genre : Social Science
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This volume is a collective production by Carleton University's anthropology caucus, for use in introductory courses in cultural anthropology. It is an alternative to available textbooks which the caucus feels are mainly American in orientation, and not respectful of third and fourth world peoples.
Category: Social Science

Marching To A Different Drummer

Author : Robin Kadison Berson
ISBN : 9780313288029
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Offers biographical entries of reformers of American history who spoke for racial and social justice, women's rights, and freedom of conscience and religion.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Different Drummer

Author : Herb Wasserman
ISBN : 9780595147267
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A book about being a jazz and commercial musician in New York, and the author’s run-ins with crooks, cops, drugs, stars, and sex. If he were famous it would have no trouble selling a million copies. However, like the blurred picture, he is a famous unknown, an adventurous kid from Coney Island who managed to stumble into the world of music and make an original life for himself.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Hearing A Different Drummer

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ISBN : 9781843696681
Genre : Forest biodiversity
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It is becoming increasingly apparent that virtually all aspects of diversity are in steep decline. Indigenous knowledge systems, biodiversity and cultural diversity (three interacting, interdependent systems) are all threatened with extinction throughout the world. This book explores the diversity crisis from the perspective of forestry. It introduces an emerging vision, known as the endogenous realisation of aspirations (ERA), that attempts to enhance well-being and biocultural diversity by building on local or endogenous ambitions and dreams. Based on research in the Kham region of south-western China, the author offers some practical methods for allowing development professionals to develop an understanding of and empathy for the local cultures within which they work, as well as to identify and understand local forest concepts and values. He also offers some policy recommendations for incorporating this approach more widely into development practice.
Category: Forest biodiversity

I Don T March To The Beat Of A Different Drummer I M The Whole Band

Author : Leslie Jay
ISBN : 9780595306497
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Bipolar disorder is a common malady that affects millions of people. It is also one of the most widely misunderstood and difficult to diagnose disorders. One man tells his story with hope and humor about his experiences with the disease. This book is an excellent source for those seeking more information, and it contains reassuring truths for bipolars who are searching for answers and novel ways of coping with the disorder.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

More Notes From A Different Drummer

Author : Barbara Holland Baskin
ISBN : 0835218716
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Offers plot summaries and criticism of juvenile fiction that portrays the handicapped and disabled
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A Different Drummer

Author : Kent D. Richardson
ISBN : 1935407023
Genre : Musicians
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"A different drummer tells the dramatic tale of Taylor's quest to find fulfillment at the end of a prosperous but meaningless life, and how a single bond of love helps him strive towards his goals"--Cover p. [4].
Category: Musicians