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Zen Beach Blank Journal

Author : Zen Rock Art Journal
ISBN : 1094893811
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Zen Beach Rocks Blank Journal Zen Black Rocks Beach Art Lined Blank Diary for Spiritual Relaxing Dream Journaling, Tracking Memories, Taking Notes and Writing Ideas - 6x9, 200 Lined Journal Pages This blank page journal's cover features a picture of a beautiful and zen art stacking of black rocks on a sand covered beach - perfect for a dream or gratitude journal. This gorgeous 8x10 beautiful notebook with calming picture of stacked black rocks contains 200 lined journal pages.
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Salmon

Author : Jude Isabella
ISBN : 9781771600453
Genre : Nature
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The reason for this story was to investigate a narrative that is important to the identity of North America's Pacific Northwest Coast--a narrative that revolves around wild salmon, a narrative that always seemed too simple to me, a narrative that gives salmon a mythical status, and yet what does the average person know about this fish other than it floods grocery stores in fall and tastes good. How do we know this fish that supposedly defines the natural world of this place? I began my research as a science writer, inspired by John Steinbeck's The Log from the Sea of Cortez, in which he writes that the best way to achieve reality is by combining narrative with scientific data. So I went looking for a different story from the one most people read about in popular media, a story that's overwhelmingly about conflict: I searched for a narrative that combines the science of what we know about salmon and a story of the scientists who study the fish, either directly or indirectly. I tried to follow Steinbeck's example and include the narrative journeys we take in understanding the world around us, the journeys that rarely make it into scientific journals. I went on about eight field trips with biology, ecology, and archaeology lab teams from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans onboard the Canadian Coast Guard Ship the W.E. Ricker, and an archaeological crew from the Laich-Kwil-Tach Treaty Society in Campbell River, B.C. At the same time, I was reading a number of things, including a 1938 dissertation by anthropologist Homer Barnett from the University of Oregon titled The Nature and Function of the Potlatch, a 2011 book by economist Ronald Trosper at the University of Arizona, Resilience, Reciprocity and Ecological Economics, and works by psychologist Douglas Medin at Northwestern University and anthropologist Scott Atran at the University of Michigan, written over the past two decades, particular paying attention to their writings on taxonomy and folkbiology. My conclusions surprised me, a little.
Category: Nature

What Is Found There Notebooks On Poetry And Politics Expanded Edition

Author : Adrienne Rich
ISBN : 9780393348149
Genre : Literary Criticism
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America's enduring poet of conscience reflects on the proven and potential role of poetry in contemporary politics and life. Through journals, letters, dreams, and close readings of the work of many poets, Adrienne Rich reflects on how poetry and politics enter and impinge on American life. This expanded edition includes a new preface by the author as well as her post-9/11 "Six Meditations in Place of a Lecture."
Category: Literary Criticism

An Edible Journey

Author : Elizabeth Levinson
ISBN : 1894898907
Genre : Cooking
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Cuisine Canada's Gold Medal for Canadian Food Culture In this new edition, food writer and forager extraordinaire Elizabeth Levinson continues her quest for the best culinary experiences on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. With over thirty new destinations to visit, this award-winning guidebook takes you from neighbourhood coffee shops, bakeries and fine bistros to chocolate makers and lively farmers' markets. Meet the devoted local growers, wine makers and chefs, many of whom have left behind high-profile careers in other fields to dedicate themselves to the land and to producing delicious local food. Meant to inspire readers to savour and explore the best that the islands have to offer, An Edible Journey belongs in every foodie's knapsack.
Category: Cooking

National Parks Magazine

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ISBN : UOM:39015001272817
Genre : National parks and reserves
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Category: National parks and reserves

A Wilder Time

Author : William E. Glassley
ISBN : 9781942658351
Genre : Nature
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John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Natural History Book New Mexico-Arizona Book Award Winner Saroyan Prize Shortlist Kirkus Reviews "Best Book of the Year" selection "A richly literary account. . . . Anchored by deep reflection and scientific knowledge, A Wilder Time is a portrait of an ancient, nearly untrammeled world that holds the secrets of our planet's deepest past, even as it accelerates into our rapidly changing future. The book bears the literary, scientific, philosophic, and poetic qualities of a nature-writing classic, the rarest mixture of beauty and scholarship, told with the deftest touch." —John Burroughs Medal judges’ citation Greenland, one of the last truly wild places, contains a treasure trove of information on Earth's early history embedded in its pristine landscape. Over numerous seasons, William E. Glassley and two fellow geologists traveled there to collect samples and observe rock formations for evidence to prove a contested theory that plate tectonics, the movement of Earth's crust over its molten core, is a much more ancient process than some believed. As their research drove the scientists ever farther into regions barely explored by humans for millennia—if ever—Glassley encountered wondrous creatures and natural phenomena that gave him unexpected insight into the origins of myth, the virtues and boundaries of science, and the importance of seeking the wilderness within. An invitation to experience a breathtaking place and the fascinating science behind its creation, A Wilder Time is nature writing at its best. William E. Glassley is a geologist at the University of California, Davis, and an emeritus researcher at Aarhus University, Denmark, focusing on the evolution of continents and the processes that energize them. He is the author of over seventy research articles and a textbook on geothermal energy. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Category: Nature

The Curious Eat Themselves

Author : John Straley
ISBN : 9781569479308
Genre : Fiction
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The second book in the Cecil Younger P.I. series set in Sitka, Alaska When Louise Root, a new client of Cecil Younger, is found murdered, the private investigator finds himself in the middle of a web of secrets and deadly repercussions—usually not found in the world of environmental politics. Not only that, it seems everyone suddenly wants Younger's help: his old friend, Doggy, the DA; his autistic roommate, Todd, whose Labrador retriever has disappeared; an image-conscious environmental activist; and even the sleazy executives of Global Mining, whose interest in the case is a more than a little suspicious. In the midst of all this, Younger is wrecked by guilt, and his personal life is fraying as he tries to keep his drinking under control. He's got his hands full trying to juggle his lingering emotions over his ex-lover, the multiple investigations, and simply trying to stay alive.
Category: Fiction

Jim Morrison

Author : Stephen Davis
ISBN : 1101218274
Genre : Music
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As the lead singer of the Doors, Jim Morrison’s searing poetic vision and voracious appetite for sexual, spiritual, and psychedelic experience inflamed the spirit and psyche of a generation. Since his mysterious death in 1971, millions more fans from a new generation have embraced his legacy, as layers of myth have gathered to enshroud the life, career, and true character of the man who was James Douglas Morrison. In Jim Morrison, critically acclaimed journalist Stephen Davis, author of Hammer of the Gods, unmasks Morrison’s constructed personas of the Lizard King and Mr. Mojo Risin’ to reveal a man of fierce intelligence whose own destructive tendencies both fueled his creative ambitions and brought about his downfall. Gathered from dozens of original interviews and investigations of Morrison’s personal journals, Davis has assembled a vivid portrait of a misunderstood genius, tracing the arc of Morrison’s life from his troubled youth to his international stardom, when his drug and alcohol binges, tumultuous sexual affairs, and fractious personal relationships reached a frenzied peak. For the first time, Davis is able to reconstruct Morrison’s last days in Paris to solve one of the greatest mysteries in music history in a shocking final chapter. Compelling and harrowing, intimate and revelatory, Jim Morrison is the definitive biography of the rock idol in snakeskin and leather who defined the 1960s.
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Love Anthony

Author : Lisa Genova
ISBN : 9781471113284
Genre : Fiction
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From the bestselling author of Still Alicecomes a heartfelt novel about friendship and a mother coping with the loss of her autistic son Olivia Donatelli's dream of a 'normal' life was shattered when her son, Anthony, was diagnosed with autism at age three. He didn't speak. He hated to be touched. He almost never made eye contact. And just as Olivia was starting to realise that happiness and autism could coexist, Anthony died. Now she's alone in a cottage on Nantucket, separated from her husband, desperate to understand the meaning of her son's short life, when a chance encounter with another woman facing her own loss brings Anthony alive again for Olivia in a most unexpected way. In a piercing story about motherhood, love and female friendship, Lisa Genova offers us two unforgettable women on the verge of change who discover the small but exuberant voice that helps them both find the answers they need. Fans of The Reason I Jumpand The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time will love Lisa Genova's story: always authentic and utterly moving. *'Remember how you couldn't put down Still Alice? Well, clear your schedule-because you're going to feel the same way' Jodi Picoult*
Category: Fiction

Pacific Northwest

Author : Insight
ISBN : 0395661870
Genre : Northwest, Pacific
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Climbing

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ISBN : UCSC:32106009829919
Genre : Rock climbing
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Category: Rock climbing

Ts Ishaa

Author : Alan Daniel McMillan
ISBN : WISC:89082517723
Genre : Barkley Sound Region (B.C.)
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The Pacific Northwest

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ISBN : IND:30000028801540
Genre : Northwest, Pacific
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Category: Northwest, Pacific

Stand

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105006977040
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Creative Writing

Author : Linda Anderson
ISBN : 9781317797029
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Creative Writing is a complete writing course that will jump-start your writing and guide you through your first steps towards publication. Suitable for use by students, tutors, writers’ groups or writers working alone, this book offers: a practical and inspiring section on the creative process, showing you how to stimulate your creativity and use your memory and experience in inventive ways in-depth coverage of the most popular forms of writing, in extended sections on fiction, poetry and life writing, including biography and autobiography, giving you practice in all three forms so that you might discover and develop your particular strengths a sensible, up-to-date guide to going public, to help you to edit your work to a professional standard and to identify and approach suitable publishers a distinctive collection of exciting exercises, spread throughout the workbook to spark your imagination and increase your technical flexibility and control a substantial array of illuminating readings, bringing together extracts from contemporary and classic writings in order to demonstrate a range of techniques that you can use or adapt in your own work. Creative Writing: A Workbook with Readings presents a unique opportunity to benefit from the advice and experience of a team of published authors who have also taught successful writing courses at a wide range of institutions, helping large numbers of new writers to develop their talents as well as their abilities to evaluate and polish their work to professional standards. These institutions include Lancaster University and the University of East Anglia, renowned as consistent producers of published writers.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Stand Magazine

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ISBN : UCSC:32106020412422
Genre : Literature, Modern
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Category: Literature, Modern