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Animal Quintet

Author : Dayan Colin
ISBN : 1940660726
Genre : Nature
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Colin Dayan meditates on the connection between her personal and family history and her relationship with animals in this lyrical memoir about her upbringing in the South. Unraveling memories alongside family documents and photographs, Animal Quintet takes a raw look at racial tensions and relations in a region struggling to change while providing a disquieting picture of a childhood accessible only through accounts of the non-human, ranging from famed Southern war horses led by Civil War generals and doomed Spanish fighting bulls to the lowly possum hunted by generations of Southerners. Placing the reader in the mind's eye of a writer still grappling with her own mixed identity and unsettled past, the book is uniquely capable of transporting one's imagination across time and place, mirroring the natural behavior of remembrances with its feeling of dislocation and non-linear movement. Regional folk songs about old gray mares and possums hiding in trees intermingle with stories and confidences shared by the household's African-American nanny, enclosing the reader in a chorus composed of otherwise lost voices. Presented in a such a way that it simultaneously longs for the past and attempts to keep it at arm's length, Animal Quintet achieves a haunting, nostalgic quality rare to memoirs focused on ancestral and personal identity.
Category: Nature

Animal Models In Human Psychobiology

Author : George Serban
ISBN : 9781468421842
Genre : Science
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In March, 1974, an International Symposium was held at the Harmonie Club in New York to discuss a highly pertinent problem in today's research: the "Rele vance of the Animal Psychopathological Model to the Human." This meeting was sponsored by the Kittay Foundation, which brought together an outstanding group of scientists involved in widely different fields of research. This volume, it is hoped, will convey the tone of lively and cordial exchange between inter nationally renowned investigators, including Dr. I. Eibl-Eibesfeldt from Germany, Dr. Robert A. Hinde from England, Dr. Edward F. Domino from Michigan, and Dr. Pierre Pichot from France, Chairman of the Steering Committee. In his welcoming address, Mr. Sol Kittay reminded us that man has achieved remarkable control over his environment but not over himself, and he suggested that we should reexamine our ancestral origins, and search in animal behavior for clues to the understanding of normal and abnormal behavior in man.
Category: Science

The Piano Quartet And Quintet

Author : Basil Smallman
ISBN : 0198166400
Genre : Music
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Within his broad historical narrative Professor Smallman provides descriptive analyses of key works, many with music examples, and also comments perceptively on local trends and developments.
Category: Music

Zawadi

Author : Pegotty Luti
ISBN : 9780595398126
Genre : Fiction
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Zawadi was right: a puny woman who was still a political armature, operating from the equally punitive Zanzibar would not have interested a mighty giant like America. There was a deeper reason for their interest in Africa in general, that went far before Zawadi's time. In a futuristic world, an extraordinary woman named Zawadi becomes the first president of a united Africa. She lives in an undated "anything goes" era during which the world is inundated by transgenic madness. Zawadi discovers that America, in cahoots with Argentinean Mafiosi, hired her best friend to try and stop Zawadi from becoming president. But their reasons are economical: vast oil deposits, caused by a shift of the earth's crust, have collected underneath Africa. Coveting this oil wealth, America wants to hasten the formation of a world government. Can Zawadi successfully lead her country through this global challenge? Replete with futuristic technologies, including laser operated pest control, and air crafts that have a capacity to stop in midair, Zawadi takes an intriguing look at a future plagued by our own twenty-first-century problems.
Category: Fiction

The Islam Quintet

Author : Tariq Ali
ISBN : 9781480448582
Genre : Fiction
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Five nuanced and powerful historical novels depicting the clashes among Muslims, Christians, and Jews from the Crusades to twenty-first-century London. Celebrated British-Pakistani journalist and author Tariq Ali takes a mind-expanding journey through the ages with these five acclaimed works of fiction, available now in one collection. Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree: “Ali captures the humanity and splendor of Muslim Spain” in “an enthralling story, unraveled with thrift and verve” (The Independent). For the doomed Moors, the fall of Granada and the approaching forces of Christendom bring not peace but the sword. The Book of Saladin: After Saladin reclaims the holy city of Jerusalem from the Crusaders, he turns to a Jewish scribe to record his story, which Edward Said calls “a narrative for our time, haunted by distant events and characters who are closer to us than we had dreamed.” The Stone Woman: “Ali paints a vivid picture of a fading world,” proclaims the New York Times Book Review, as a distant descendant of an exiled Ottoman courtier suffers a stroke in Istanbul, and his family rushes to his side to hear his last stories. A Sultan in Palermo: In “a marvelously paced and boisterously told novel of intrigue, love, insurrection and manipulation,” cartographer Muhammad al-Idrisi is caught between his friendship with King Roger of Sicily and the resentments of his fellow Muslims (The Guardian). Night of the Golden Butterfly: A Lahore-born writer living in London is called back to his homeland by an old friend who, at seventy-five, has finally fallen in love. “If Pakistan is a land of untold stories,” writes the New Statesman, Ali is “the country’s finest historian and critic.”
Category: Fiction

Building Vocabulary Grade 8 Kit Ebook

Author : Timothy Rasinski, Nancy Padak, Rick M. Newton, and Evangeline Newton
ISBN : 1433317389
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Building Vocabulary from Word Roots provides a systematic approach to teaching vocabulary using Greek and Latin prefixes, bases, and suffixes. Over 90% of English words of two or more syllables are of Greek or Latin origin. Instead of learning words and definitions in isolation, students learn key roots and strategies for deciphering words and their meanings across all content areas. Building Vocabulary from Word Roots: Level 8 kit includes: Teacher's Guide; Student Guided Practice Book (Each kit includes a single copy; additional copies may be ordered in quantities of 10 or more); Assessments to support data-driven instruction; and Digital resources including modeled lessons, 50 bonus activities, and more.
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The Avignon Quintet

Author : Lawrence Durrell
ISBN : 9780571267224
Genre : Literary Collections
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Rich in invention, psychological truth and sheer entertainment, the five short novels that comprise The Avignon Quintet form one of the key works of an undisputed modern master. 'Another constellation of Mediterranean mysteries and memories. This time it is not Alexandria, but Avignon: the old kingdom of the Popes, the capital of the ancient South of France, the heart of legendary Provence . . . The evocation of all of this is superb . . . Our old guide bleu in vintage form.' The Times
Category: Literary Collections

Quintet

Author : David Blum
ISBN : 9781501722233
Genre : Music
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Quintet presents compelling portraits of five artists known and loved by aficionados of classical music: the cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the conductor Jeffrey Tate, the violinist Josef Gingold, the pianist Richard Goode, and the opera singer Birgit Nilsson. This gracefully written book offers a deeply personal look at the lives of these immensely talented and hard-working performers. The essays grew out of conversations the musicians had with the late David Blum, who was himself distinguished both as a conductor and as an author of books and articles on musical subjects. Certain to delight music enthusiasts, Quintet is a perfect holiday gift.
Category: Music

What Art Is Like In Constant Reference To The Alice Books

Author : Miguel Tamen
ISBN : 9780674071704
Genre : Philosophy
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This comic, serious inquiry into the nature of art takes its technical vocabulary from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. It is ridiculous to think of poems, paintings, or films as distinct from other things in the world, including people. Talking about art should be contiguous with talking about other relevant matters.
Category: Philosophy

Quintet

Author : Robert Manson Myers
ISBN : 025201751X
Genre : Drama
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Category: Drama

The Dave Bliss Quintet

Author : James Hawkins
ISBN : 155488019X
Genre : Fiction
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In this, his fifth escapade, Inspector David Bliss goes undercover once again, and heads to St. Juan sur Mer on the Côtes d’Azur. His mission is so secret that even Bliss doesn’t know why he is there: he only knows that he is tracking down a man the force wants in custody for an unstated reason. But the winds of the Mediterranean provide clues that take Bliss off course and lead him to unravel two of the world’s best known unsolved mysteries: the identity of the Man in the Iron Mask and the location of the stolen Nazi gold.
Category: Fiction

Quintet

Author : Richard Wright
ISBN : UCAL:$B288019
Genre : Short stories
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Category: Short stories

Quintet

Author : Pam Galloway
ISBN : 1896860257
Genre : Poetry
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In Quintet five poets (Clelie Rich, Sue Nevill, Pam Galloway, Eileen Kernaghan and Jean Mallinson) come together like a jazz quintet to improvise on shared themes. Each poem in this collection could stand alone, but in context each part enriches and illuminates the whole.
Category: Poetry

The Reavley Series World War One Quintet No Graves As Yet Shoulder The Sky Angels In The Gloom At Some Disputed Barricade We Shall Not Sleep

Author : Anne Perry
ISBN : 9781472223500
Genre : Fiction
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The complete collection of Anne Perry's masterful Great War series, chronicling the fate of the Reavley family from 1914 to 1918. Perfect for fans of Pat Barker and Sebastian Barry. 1914: No Graves as Yet In the last idyllic summer of 1914, the battle lines are already drawn. But for Joseph Reavley the summer is shattered by his parents' deaths in a car accident. His brother Matthew, who works for the secret service reveals that their father, a retired MP, had discovered something sinister, but the evidence has gone missing. And it seems that their deaths may not have been accidental after all... 1915: Shoulder the Sky It is April 1915 and the world is in the bloody throes of war. Most civilians have little idea of horrors at the Front, and a young war correspondent wants to publish the truth. But then he is found dead in no-man's land - and it seems that the Germans are not responsible. For Chaplain Joseph Reavley the event has uncomfortable echoes of his own parents' tragedy, with murder and censorship the dark weapons being secretly employed behind the lines... 1916: Angels in the Gloom It's March 1916, and Joseph Reavley is on sick leave, cared for by his sister Hannah. Shanley Corcoran, an old friend, comes to visit. Corcoran confides in Joseph that he's come very close to completing an invention that will paralyse the deadly German U-boats. Soon afterwards, however, the leading scientist on that project is found murdered, and it's clear that someone has been betraying secrets to the enemy... 1917: At Some Disputed Barricade In July 1917, as the sun sets over no-man's-land, rumours of mutiny grow stronger. After the death of an officer, twelve soldiers are arrested, and it falls to Joseph Reavley to uncover the truth about their involvement. At the same time, his brother Matthew, of the S.I.S, learns of a plot to destroy the only men who can bring about lasting peace... 1918: We Shall not Sleep It's 1918, and Joseph Reavley's regiment has suffered huge losses but all hope that peace is near. Then a young nurse is savagely murdered, and Joseph vows to find her killer. Matthew, is already at the Front to meet a prisoner who claims to be able to identify the shadowy figure betraying his country. If Matthew is able to put a stop to The Peacemaker's schemes, there will be a chance for lasting peace; if he fails, then freedom and liberty could be all but a distant memory for future generations...
Category: Fiction

The Kickapoo Quintet

Author : Russell Ambrose Williams
ISBN : WISC:89082346750
Genre : Wisconsin
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Category: Wisconsin

Selections From The Carnival Of The Animals

Author : David Bussick
ISBN : 0976265125
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Selections from The Carnival of the Animals transcribed for woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon). Contains Introduction and the Lion's Royal March, Hens and Roosters, Tortoises, The Elephant, Kangaroos, The Cuckoo in the deep woods, Aviary, Fossils, The Swan, and Finale. Score and parts included. Flute doubles piccolo in the Finale.
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