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Alice By Accident

Author : Lynne Reid Banks
ISBN : 9780007529995
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Nine-year-old Alice must write about herself for a school assignment, and in doing so, she sorts out her feelings about her somewhat prickly single mother, the father she has never met, her flamboyant paternal grandmother and the rest of her sometimes confusing life.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Children S Anxiety

Author : Peter Appleton
ISBN : 9781134126248
Genre : Psychology
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Children’s Anxiety: A Contextual Approach provides an introduction to anxiety in children and teenagers, emphasising the importance of understanding the life circumstances of young people. The book provides an up-to-date account of research on the developmental, familial and social context of child anxiety, along with nine vibrant and detailed case studies illustrating the ways in which young people can be helped to deal with serious and complex anxiety problems. In order to begin to understand complex anxiety within children’s life circumstances Part One of the book provides the reader with a developmental framework for thinking about children’s anxiety. Part Two then presents nine in depth case studies, organised not by the type or nature of anxiety but by the context within which problematic anxiety can occur. Part Three acts as a summary of the key points emerging from the clinical case studies. This book will be essential reading for those working and training in the specialist field of child mental health, as well as community and hospital professionals working with children and young people, including teachers, doctors, social workers and nurses.
Category: Psychology

The Accident Season

Author : Moira Fowley-Doyle
ISBN : 9781448193967
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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It's the accident season, the same time every year. Bones break, skin tears, bruises bloom. The accident season has been part of seventeen-year-old Cara's life for as long as she can remember. Towards the end of October, foreshadowed by the deaths of many relatives before them, Cara's family becomes inexplicably accident-prone. They banish knives to locked drawers, cover sharp table edges with padding, switch off electrical items - but injuries follow wherever they go, and the accident season becomes an ever-growing obsession and fear. But why are they so cursed? And how can they break free?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Alice To The Rescue

Author : Judi Curtin
ISBN : 9781847173768
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Winning is a good thing, isn’t it? Everyone in first year is really excited about the big prize in the English essay competition – four months in France – and Alice has a good chance of winning. Megan loves writing essays, but she doesn’t want to win – go away for four months alone, no way! She doesn’t want Alice to go either – why would anyone want to go abroad without her best friend? But Alice seems determined to win ... How much should you give up for your best friend? The seventh book in Judi Curtin's bestselling series.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Alice Fantastic

Author : Maggie Estep
ISBN : 9781617750052
Genre : Games & Activities
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"The storytelling has vitality and a spirit of rebellion, giving us hope for the future of all those bad girls with dirty faces and bad boys on bikes."—The New York Times "There is about Maggie Estep's work a directness, a clear determination—a drive to cut through, to break through, to claw through—that is impressive."—A.M. Homes, author of The Mistress’s Daughter "Maggie Estep is the bastard daughter of Raymond Chandler and Anaïs Nin. Her prose is hard-boiled and sexy; she turns a good phrase and shows some leg."—Jonathan Ames, author of Wake Up, Sir! Alice Hunter is a thirty-six-year-old professional gambler living in Queens, New York. She is modestly successful as a horseplayer and enjoys her work. Though avidly pursued by her lover, Clayton, who she refers to as The Big Oaf, Alice's closest companion is Candy, a small spotted dog, and Alice likes it that way. When Clayton's overzealousness leads Alice to ask one of her racetrack cronies to intimidate Clayton into leaving her, a few things go wrong and Alice turns to her half-sister Eloise, a toy maker, whose own lover has just been killed in a freak accident. There is fierce love between Alice, Eloise, and Kimberly (their unconventional mother), but it takes Alice's accidental discovery of an awful secret Kimberly has been keeping to truly bring three eccentric women, seventeen dogs, and assorted lovers together. Maggie Estep has published six books, including Hex, a New York Times Notable Book of 2003. Her work has appeared in many magazines and anthologies including: Brooklyn Noir, Queens Noir, Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, The Best American Erotica, and The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry. She has performed her work in a wide variety of venues ranging from Lincoln Center to Lollapalooza, Charlie Rose, and HBO's Def Poetry Jam. She lives in Woodstock, New York.
Category: Games & Activities

Essential Accident And Emergency Care

Author : H. Wilson
ISBN : 9789401162418
Genre : Medical
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I felt highly honoured when I was asked to write about the achievements of my late brother, Dr Frank Wilson, MB, BS(Lond.), FF ARCS, DA, DCH, who was the editor of and a contributor to this book. Frank graduated in Medicine at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical College in 1949 at the early age of 22. Born in Lancaster, his one wish was to return to the North. He held house appointments at Preston, spent his two years of National Service in the Royal Air Force and attained the rank of Squadron Leader. While on National Service, his interests turned to anesthetics, and as Senior Medical Officer on H.M. Troopship 'Devonshire', he developed a love for the sea. Convinced that anesthesia was his career, Frank came to Liverpool and attended the University course in this speciality. The vast experi ence he gained in anesthesia in the Liverpool Hospitals and on the Thoracic, Cardiac, Neurosurgical and Paediatric units, ensured his continued interest in resuscitation and neonatal anesthesia, which led him to design a new tracheostomy tube when he was at Alder Hey Children's Hospital. He became Lecturer in Anesthesia at the University of Liverpool and later Consultant Anesthetist to Southmead Hospital, Bristol, and then to the Burnley group of hospitals and to Lancaster in 1966.
Category: Medical

Humpty Dumpty With Alice In The Wonderland Of Law

Author : O. Chinnappa Reddy
ISBN : 9781462883813
Genre : Fiction
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As one of the most highly respected members of the Indian judiciary whose contribution to the cause of humanity and to the growth of human rights jurisprudence has been very significant, author O. Chinnappa Reddy has faced thousands of court cases. In his new book, Humpty Dumpty with Alice in the Wonderland of Law, he shares his cheerful disposition with a collection of humorous short stories drawn from law reports of the last two hundred years. With over 120 pages, this collection of law reports discusses a wide range of topics – most are bizarre – spanning from Humpty Dumpty and the Law, The Case of Adam and Eve, The Case of the Playing Cards to The Case of the Black Dollar vs. White Dollar, The Case of the Racehorses and the Woman, and many more. Through these true law reports, readers will find themselves amused, informed, and thinking at the same time. They will find out that even from simple and oftentimes strange situations, the law still prevails.
Category: Fiction

Alice

Author : Stacy A. Cordery
ISBN : 9781440629648
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An entertaining and eye-opening biography of America's most memorable first daughter From the moment Teddy Roosevelt's outrageous and charming teenage daughter strode into the White House—carrying a snake and dangling a cigarette—the outspoken Alice began to put her imprint on the whole of the twentieth-century political scene. Her barbed tongue was as infamous as her scandalous personal life, but whenever she talked, powerful people listened, and she reigned for eight decades as the social doyenne in a town where socializing was state business. Historian Stacy Cordery's unprecedented access to personal papers and family archives enlivens and informs this richly entertaining portrait of America?s most memorable first daughter and one of the most influential women in twentieth-century American society and politics.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Involved By Accident

Author : PCE Lambert
ISBN : 9781465303639
Genre : Fiction
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A fast moving drama covering 96 hours in the life of Stephen Leigh-Grace, trying to put his life back together following the death of his wife. While moving his boat from its winter moorings to a coastal berth, he accidentally becomes involved in an interracial attack. Initially thought to be involved by the police; he is eventually released, only to be savagely attacked on returning to his boat. A number of relationships begin to develop, and the pace of the story is maintained, as the police attempt to discover if the assaults are connected.
Category: Fiction

Alice

Author : Hugo Vickers
ISBN : 9781466849037
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"In 1953, at the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, Princess Alice was dressed from head to foot in a long gray dress and a gray cloak, and a nun's veil. Amidst all the jewels, and velvet and coronets, and the fine uniforms, she exuded an unworldly simplicity. Seated with the royal family, she was a part of them, yet somehow distanced from them. Inasmuch as she is remembered at all today, it is as this shadowy figure in gray nun's clothes..." Princess Alice, mother of Prince Phillip, was something of a mystery figure even within her own family. She was born deaf, at Windsor Castle, in the presence of her grandmother, Queen Victoria, and brought up in England, Darmstadt, and Malta. In 1903 she married Prince Andrew of Greece and Denmark, and from then on her life was overshadowed by wars, revolutions, and enforced periods of exile. By the time she was thirty-five, virtually every point of stability was overthrown. Though the British royal family remained in the ascendant, her German family ceased to be ruling princes, her two aunts who had married Russian royalty had come to savage ends, and soon afterwards Alice's own husband was nearly executed as a political scapegoat. The middle years of her life, which should have followed a conventional and fulfilling path, did the opposite. She suffered from a serious religious crisis and at the age of forty-five was removed from her family and placed in a sanitarium in Switzerland, where she was pronounced a paranoid schizophrenic. As her stay in the clinic became prolonged, there was a time where it seemed she might never walk free again. How she achieved her recovery is just one of the remarkable aspects of her story.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Trouble With Alice

Author : Olivia Glazebrook
ISBN : 9781476718767
Genre : Fiction
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You think you’re the perfect couple. And then the unthinkable happens. Kit and Alice are enjoying a luxurious weekend abroad when their car spins off a mountain road and into a desert valley. Their lives are changed in an instant. In the aftermath of the accident, their faith in each other is shattered. Suddenly it is as if they hardly know each other at all. The Trouble with Alice is a love story told backwards – a touching, surprising novel about two people who have to fall apart in order to learn how to love…
Category: Fiction

Patrick Marber S Closer

Author : Graham Saunders
ISBN : 9781441171047
Genre : Performing Arts
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Closer emerged as one of the most successful plays of the 1990s, and one with a continuing afterlife through the academy award nominated film adaptation in 2004. Although the work of dramatists such as Sarah Kane and Mark Ravenhill initially attracted the most critical and academic attention, Patrick Marber's Closer had long West End and Broadway runs. The play has since gone on to repeat this success in over 30 other countries.
Category: Performing Arts

Alice Allan

Author : Alexander Wilson (Novelist)
ISBN : HARVARD:32044086801925
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Alice S Adventures In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll

Author : Joseph Cowley
ISBN : 9781475932768
Genre : Fiction
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Lewis Carroll was the pen name used by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson, who was born in England on January 27, 1832, and died there on January 14, 1898. Though best known as an author today, during his life-time he was an Anglican deacon, mathematician, logician, and photographer. His most famous writings are Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, and the nonsense poems, "The Hunting of the Snark" and "Jabberwocky." Because his writing is noted for its word play, logic, and fantasy, it has a great appeal to adults. There are societies dedicated to the enjoyment and promotion of his works and the investigation of his life in many parts of the world, including the United Kingdom, Japan, the United States, and New Zealand
Category: Fiction

An Accidental Life

Author : Pamela Binnings Ewen
ISBN : 9780805464320
Genre : Fiction
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A New Orleans senior district attorney and his lawyer wife are caught up in a faith-testing courtroom battle involving the rights of infants born alive during abortions.
Category: Fiction

Through The Looking Glass Om Illustrated Classics

Author : Lewis Carroll
ISBN : 9789384225490
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Through The Looking Glass is the sequel to Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. It is based on his meeting with another Alice, Alice Raikes. Set some six months later than the earlier book, Alice again enters a fantastical world, this time by climbing through a mirror into the world that she can see beyond it. The book takes a look at the world of the mirror and the world beyond it. Reflections, distortions, and fantasy are major ingredients in this wonderful book, which brings together the worlds of the child and the adult. Sparkling characters are found in the narrative, ranging from Humpty Dumpty to the Red Queen to the Unicorn.The story opens on a snowy, wintry night, uses frequent changes in time and spatial directions as a plot device, and draws on the imagery of chess. In it, there are many mirror themes, including opposites, time running backwards, and so on.
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The Second Sister

Author : Marie Bostwick
ISBN : 9781617736568
Genre : Fiction
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THE INSPIRATION FOR THE HALLMARK HALL OF FAME FILM CHRISTMAS EVERLASTING! From New York Times bestselling author Marie Bostwick comes an emotionally rich, inspiring novel about family, second chances—and the connections that bring women together in hope and healing... Years of long workdays and little sleep as a political campaigner are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey’s boss is entering the White House. But when her estranged older sister, Alice, unexpectedly dies, Lucy is drawn back to Nilson’s Bay, her small, close-knit Wisconsin hometown. An accident in her teens left Alice mentally impaired, and she was content to stay in Nilson’s Bay. Lucy, meanwhile, got out and never looked back. But now, to meet the terms of Alice’s eccentric will, Lucy has taken up temporary residence in her sister’s cottage—and begins to see the town, and Alice’s life, anew. Alice’s diverse group of friends appears to have little in common besides an interest in quilting. Yet deep affection for Alice united them and soon Lucy, too, is brought into the fold as they share problems and stories. And as she finds warmth and support in this new circle, Lucy begins to understand this will be her sister’s enduring gift—a chance to move beyond her difficult past, and find what she has long been missing... “Beautiful, thought-provoking, tragic and redeeming, The Second Sister is a feel-good goldmine.” —USAToday “Fans of Debbie Macomber and Robyn Carr will enjoy this warm, witty novel of rediscovery and personal growth.” —Booklist
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Alice Walker

Author : Stephanie Fitzgerald
ISBN : 9780756534745
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Examines the life and career of the African American woman who won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel, "The Color Purple."
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Rotterdam

Author : Jon Brittain
ISBN : 9781350018327
Genre : Drama
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No, Alice, I don't want to become a man, I just want to stop trying to be a woman. It's New Year in Rotterdam, and Alice has finally plucked up the courage to email her parents and tell them she's gay. But before she can hit send, her girlfriend reveals that he has always identified as a man and now wants to start living as one. Now Alice must face a question she never thought she'd ask . . . does this mean she's straight? A bittersweet comedy about gender, sexuality and being a long way from home. Rotterdam received its world premiere at Theatre503, London, in October 2015, before transferring to Trafalgar Studios, London, in May 2016.
Category: Drama