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Albert Strange

Author : John Leather
ISBN : 1907206329
Genre : Artists
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The Albert Strange Yearbooks

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ISBN : OCLC:1150786596
Genre : Yacht designers
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These yearbooks chronicle the Association's proceedings in an informal manner using the basic production facilities then available to its small membership, but the reader will see beyond the presentation as if through crystal. Here is a lasting record of the research which gave birth to the Association's two published books, continues to inspire restoration and new construction, and so has played no small part in the plying of the seas into the twenty-first century by the distinctively 'right' boats of Albert Strange
Category: Yacht designers

Finding Albert Strange

Author : C. C. Canning
ISBN : 0473221306
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'Finding Albert Strange' is a story of redemption, of one family, on one day, seeking to find itself before it is too late.It begins on a beautiful autumn morning without a cloud in the sky as the Saville family set out to join the celebrations on their country's most important day of the year... For Roger Saville a public holiday is the last thing he needs. Under pressure from shareholders and the banks he has a potential investor in his sights, only his briefcase has gone missing together with its life-saving contents and the company lawyer, Lawrence Beck, seems intent on sinking their billion dollar property empire with talk of insider trading. For Joanne Saville the perfect life created for her and her children, Willie and Samantha, is no protection against the sense of foreboding she feels. What is stopping her from reconciling with her estranged father, Albert, and how long does she have left to do so? Willie's day does not begin well. He has a vague memory of Luke putting the two white pills on Nicole's swollen tongue, but nothing of what happened subsequently. For all of them it will be a day to remember, but for Albert Strange, reluctant war hero, it will be a day he struggles to survive.
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The Strange Case Of Hellish Nell

Author : Nina Shandler
ISBN : 9780786732845
Genre : History
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On March 23, 1944, as the allied forces prepared for D-Day, Britain's most famous psychic, Helen Duncan-“Nell” to her family-stood in the dock of Britain's highest criminal court accused of...witchcraft. It was a trial so bizarre Winston Churchill grumbled, “Why all this tomfoolery?” But the Prime Minister was not privy to the Military Intelligence agenda fueling the prosecution: Duncan's séances were accurately revealing top-secret British ship movements. The authorities wanted “Hellish Nell” silenced. Using diaries, personal papers, interviews, and declassified documents, Nina Shandler resurrects this strange courtroom episode and the shadowy world of wartime secrets and psychics. Sometimes comic, sometimes tragic, The Strange Case of Hellish Nell is a true crime tale laced with supernatural phenomena and wartime intrigue.
Category: History

Landmark Cases In Equity

Author : Charles Mitchell
ISBN : 9781847319753
Genre : Law
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Landmark Cases in Equity continues the series of essay collections which began with Landmark Cases in the Law of Restitution (2006) and continued with Landmark Cases in the Law of Contract (2008) and Landmark Cases in the Law of Tort (2010). It contains essays on landmark cases in the development of equitable doctrine running from the seventeenth century to recent times. The range, breadth and social importance of equitable principles, as these affect commercial, domestic and even political matters are well known. By focusing on the historical development of these principles, the essays in this collection help us to understand them more clearly, and also provide insights into the processes of legal change through judicial innovation. Themes addressed in the essays include the nature of the courts' equitable jurisdiction, the development of property rights in equity, constraints on the powers of settlors to create express trusts, the duties of trustees and other fiduciaries, remedies for breach of these duties, and the evolution of constructive and resulting trusts.
Category: Law

Hidden History Of Vincennes Knox County

Author : Brian Spangle
ISBN : 9781439668979
Genre : History
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The Battle of Fort Sackville appears in every history of Vincennes and Knox County, yet so much more defines this area. Everyone is familiar with George Rogers Clark, but few know about ordinary but accomplished figures like diplomat Hubbard Taylor Smith and Civil War veteran Joseph Roseman. The Stibbins murder of 1911 and other long-forgotten crimes once shocked the county, and visits by politicians and entertainers, including Buffalo Bill Cody, enthralled residents before quickly slipping from memory. Weather made history, too, such as the destructive hailstorm that pounded northern Knox County in 1907. With the help of rare photographs, local historian and Sun-Commercial columnist Brian Spangle brings to life these stories and more.
Category: History

Strange Visitors

Author : Keith D. Smith
ISBN : 9781442605688
Genre : History
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Covering topics such as the Indian Act, the High Arctic relocation of 1953, and the conflict at Ipperwash, Keith D. Smith draws on a diverse selection of documents including letters, testimonies, speeches, transcripts, newspaper articles, and government records. In his thoughtful introduction, Smith provides guidance on the unique challenges of dealing with Indigenous primary sources by highlighting the critical skill of "reading against the grain." Each chapter includes an introduction and a list of discussion questions, and helpful background information is provided for each of the readings. Organized thematically into fifteen chapters, the reader also contains a list of key figures, along with maps and images.
Category: History

Sailing Boats From Around The World

Author : Henry Coleman Folkard
ISBN : 9780486311340
Genre : Transportation
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Comprehensive, profusely illustrated book documents early-20th-century sailing: boat types around the world, racing boats, odd and experimental vessels, more. Over 380 illustrations and photographs. Indexes. Bibliography.
Category: Transportation

Strange Fugitive

Author : Morley Callaghan
ISBN : 1550966138
Genre : Fiction
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Originally published in New York in 1928, this book announced the coming of the urban novel in Canada through the story of Harry Trotter--a "hero” who cannot escape his tendancy toward brutality. Incapable of reflection, he does not realize that he has become a thug, believing instead that if he feels good, things must be right.
Category: Fiction

Albert S Dreams

Author : Roger Leon Burnley
ISBN : 9781465380920
Genre : Fiction
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The imaginings of a boy lead to confusion in love and relationships in later life. A particular sort of boy, a dreamer by nature perhaps, finds real life difficult to discover; and those around him are caught up in his struggles.
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The Elves

Author : Ludwig Tieck
ISBN : UOM:39015008186598
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Albert Einstein

Author : Marie Hammontree
ISBN : 9781481414982
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Before Albert Einstein was an internationally renowned genius, he was a kid—learn all about his childhood and what makes him an all-star in American history! Albert Einstein is a household name synonymous with genius around the world. His work unlocked mysteries of the universe and also impacted everyday conveniences like remote controls and televisions. And while most are familiar with Einstein’s adult wisdom (and wild hair), do you know what he was like as a child? From his passion for music—he played both the violin and the piano—to his early curiosity for understanding the mysteries of science, in this narrative biography you’ll learn all about Albert Einstein’s childhood and the influences that shaped the life of a remarkable man.
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The Voyage Of The Prince Albert In Search Of Sir John Franklin

Author : William Parker Snow
ISBN : 9781108019668
Genre : History
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William Parker Snow (1817-1895) was a sailor, explorer and writer. In 1850 he wrote to Lady Franklin volunteering his services to lead a land expedition to recover her husband, Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin (1786-1847) who had not returned from his 1845 Arctic expedition. Lady Franklin declined his offer, but appointed him as second in command to Charles Forsyth on her first sponsored rescue expedition in 1850 to recover her husband. First published in 1851, this volume contains Snow's account of this rescue expedition. Taken from Snow's personal diary written during the expedition, he describes the hazardous conditions the expedition faced during the brief Arctic summer. The daily life of Snow and the crew, the methods used to ensure safe passage through ice floes and the dramatic Arctic landscapes are described in vivid detail, providing valuable information about nineteenth century Arctic expeditions.
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The First Day Albert Camus Meets Crazy Horse In The Kingdom

Author : Len Blanchard
ISBN : 147724932X
Genre : Performing Arts
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The seven acts of the drama The First Day are set in the Kingdom of the Great Spirit as this Kingdom might have been imagined by Crazy Horse, the legendary war chief of the Lakota Sioux who was assassinated by the U.S. government in 1877, after he had surrendered. The action occurs on January 5, 1960 when Crazy Horse welcomes the French philosopher and writer Albert Camus to the Kingdom. Camus had been killed in an automobile accident the night before. Following introductions, the two begin a walk that lasts from dawn to dusk and traverses a variety of landscapes. Periodically they stop to converse with others in the Kingdom. These include Native Americans Chief Joseph and Chief Seattle, Jesus, and the poets Emily Dickinson, Walt Whitman and Federico Garcia Lorca. Walt Whitman is accompanied by a young friend named Jimmy, and Jesus finds himself leading a band of some twenty children. The travelers discuss various subjects, personal, historical and philosophical. Their principal interest, however, is the mysterious Almighty Power whose grace makes possible their eternal life. Considering this mystery, they also discuss justice and injustice among mortals, why men who struggled to do good often suffered at the hands of those who did evil, and whether poets and poetry are an influence for good in the affairs of mortals. At the end of the day, having bid good day to their fellow travelers and sitting on a mountain ledge overlooking expansive valleys as the night sky is illuminated by an astounding show of lights, Crazy Horse and Camus are joined by Socrates. Socrates explains why it is no evil on Earth can ultimately hurt a virtuous person and how it is the Almighty is revealed to humans during their mortal lives.
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100 Boat Designs Reviewed

Author : Peter H. Spector
ISBN : 0937822442
Genre : Reference
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Well-known as the editor of the best-selling annual Mariner's Book of Days, Peter Spectre lives in Spruce Head, Maine.
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