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Milky Moments

Author : Ellie Stoneley
ISBN : 1780662556
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'Milky Moments' celebrates the joy of childhood and mothering, and normalises breastfeeding as a part of day-to-day life. Delightfully illustrated scenes, set in a variety of locations, are complemented by lyrical rhyming text which gently draws the reader into the lives of the families depicted.
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Dynamics Of The Milky Way

Author : Jason Sanders
ISBN : 9783319187723
Genre : Science
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This work presents a study of methods useful for modeling and understanding dynamical systems in the Galaxy. A natural coordinate system for the study of dynamical systems is the angle-action coordinate system. New methods for the approximation of the action-angle variables in general potentials are presented and discussed. These new tools are applied to the construction of dynamical models for two of the Galaxy’s components: tidal streams and the Galactic disc. Tidal streams are remnants of tidally stripped satellites in the Milky Way that experience the effects of the large scale structure of the Galactic gravitational potential, while the Galactic disc provides insights into the nature of the Galaxy near the Sun. Appropriate action-based models are presented and discussed for these components, and extended to include further information such as the metallicity of stars.
Category: Science

Great Moments In Space Exploration

Author : Peter Jedicke
ISBN : 9781438123004
Genre : Astronautics
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Explores the origins and continuing development of the space program in the United States and the former Soviet Union and highlights the most recent international developments in space technology.
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Beckett Modernism And The Material Imagination

Author : Steven Connor
ISBN : 9781107059221
Genre : Drama
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This is a collection of authoritative essays on Samuel Beckett's writing from a pre-eminent scholar of twentieth-century literature and culture.
Category: Drama

Immortal Milk

Author : Eric LeMay
ISBN : 1439159084
Genre : Cooking
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Is there a food more delightful, ubiquitous, or accessible than cheese? This book is a charming and engaging love letter to the food that Clifton Fadiman once called "milk’s leap toward immortality." Examining some cheeses we know as well as some we don’t; the processes, places, and people who make them; and the way cheeses taste us as much as we taste them, each chapter takes up a singular and exciting aspect of cheese: Why do we relish cheese? What facts does a cheese lover need to know? How did cheese lead to cheesiness? What’s the ideal way to eat cheese—in Paris, Italy, and Wisconsin? Why does cheese comfort us, even when it reeks? Finally, what foods pair well with which cheeses? Eric LeMay brings us cheese from as near as Formaggio Kitchen in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to as far as the Slow Food International Cheese Festival in Bra, Italy. In the witty, inventive, and wise company of his best girl, Chuck, he endures surly fromagers in Paris and dodges pissing goats in Vermont, a hurricane in Cambridge, and a dispiriting sense of hippie optimism in San Francisco; looks into curd and up at the cosmos; and even dons secondhand polyester to fathom America’s 1970s fondue fad. The result is a plucky and pithy tour through everything worth knowing about cheese. *** AN EXCERPT FROM THIS BOOK APPEARS IN BEST AMERICAN FOOD WRITING 2009 *** It’s a challenge to describe the flavor of an excellent French cheese. Chuck and I were in our tiny rental in the Marais, hovering over a Langres. We didn’t have the funds for Champagne, but we had managed to get tipsy on a serviceable vin de pays, which is also a pleasant way to eat a Langres. "It doesn’t play well with others," Chuck continued, the thick smack of pâte slowing her speech. "It doesn’t respect lesser cheese." "It’s like a road trip through Arizona in an old Buick," I offered. "It has a half-life inside your teeth." "It has ideas." "It gradually peels off the skin on the roof of your mouth." "It attains absolute crustiness and absolute creaminess." Anyone can read that a salt-washed Langres is "salty," then taste its saltiness, but not everyone will taste in it the brilliant and irascible character of Proust’s Palamède de Guermantes, Baron de Charlus. Yet these more personal descriptions capture the experience of a Langres. It sparks associative leaps, unforeseen flashbacks, inspired flights of poetry and desire. Its riches reveal your own. W. H. Auden once remarked that when you read a book, the book also reads you. The same holds true for cheese: it tastes you. —From Immortal Milk
Category: Cooking

Best Food Writing 2009

Author : Holly Hughes
ISBN : 9780786746026
Genre : Cooking
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Best Food Writing 2009 authoritatively and appealingly assembles the finest culinary prose from the past year's books, magazines, newspapers, newsletters, and Web sites. This anthology features both established food writers and rising stars cooking up everything from erudite culinary history to food-inspired memoirs. By turns opinionated, evocative, sensuous, and just plain funny, it's a tasty sampler to dip into time and again. As in previous editions, Best Food Writing 2009 will include top-notch writers like Colman Andrews, Anthony Bourdain, Frank Bruni, Bill Buford, Madhur Jaffrey, Ruth Reichl, Raymond Sokolov, Calvin Trillin, Alice Waters, and many others.
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Leisure Moments Improved

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ISBN : HARVARD:HN5YCP
Genre : Children's literature
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Moments Of Pleasure

Author : Samuel H. Beckles
ISBN : BL:A0022026407
Genre : English poetry
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Milky Way Surveys

Author : Astronomical Society of the Pacific
ISBN : UOM:39015060582643
Genre : Science
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The Milky Way

Author : Louise Dupré
ISBN : 9781770701144
Genre : Fiction
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Short-listed for the 2002 Governor General’s Award for Translation (French to English) Confident, hardworking, and practical, architect Anne Martin is living the good life in Montreal. Yet one day, high up in her apartment overlooking the city and the river, at the heart of her perfectly controlled universe, Anne witnesses a scene that causes a crack to appear in her life, a crack that slowly widens and eventually threatens her very existence. At this time of lost certainty, Anne’s work takes her to Tunis. Here, among the ruins of Carthage, she meets Alessandro Moretti, an Italian archaeologist who is her senior by nearly twenty years and affects her as no one ever has. A struggle ensues, between love and jealousy, love and the fear of abandonment, love and other, even deeper fears. Anne gradually faces her demons the buried sorrow of a child of a broken family, the bewilderment caused by a mysterious family tragedy.
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Moments Of Personal Discovery

Author : Jewish Theological Seminary of America. Institute for Religious and Social Studies
ISBN : UOM:39015011679134
Genre : Religion
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Drum

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123021201
Genre : Africa
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Selected Papers Volume 3

Author : S. Chandrasekhar
ISBN : 0226100944
Genre : Science
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This is the third of six volumes collecting significant papers of the distinguished astrophysicist and Nobel laureate S. Chandrasekhar. His work is notable for its breadth as well as for its brilliance; his practice has been to change his focus from time to time to pursue new areas of research. The result has been a prolific career full of discoveries and insights, some of which are only now being fully appreciated. Chandrasekhar has selected papers that trace the development of his ideas and that present aspects of his work not fully covered in the books he has periodically published to summarize his research in each area. This volume is divided into four sections. The first, on dynamical friction and Brownian motion, includes papers written after Chandrasekhar published his 1942 monograph Principles of Stellar Dynamics. Also in this section is "Stochastic Problems in Physics and Astronomy," one of the most cited papers in the physics literature, as well as papers written jointly with John von Neumann that have been given impetus to recent research. As Chandrasekhar notes, the papers in the second section, on statistical problems in astronomy, were influenced by Ambartsumian's analysis of brightness in the Milky Way. A third section on the statistical theory of turbulence addresses issues still unresolved in fluid dynamics, and the last section is devoted to hydromagnetic problems in astrophysics that are not discussed in Chandrasekhar's monographs.
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The Milky Way As A Galaxy

Author : Gerry Gilmore
ISBN : UOM:39015019636078
Genre : Science
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This is a comprehensive view of Galactic astronomy, written from a global point of view. The three authors have collaborated to produce a new synthesis of the forefront of knowledge about our Galaxy - what it is, what is in it, and how it might have come to be that way. The book consists of 16 chapters that cover the structure and dynamics of the Milky Way; the nature, distribution, and possible origin of its various populations; and its relationship to other galaxies. The level of the book is suitable for working astronomers, graduate students, advanced undergraduates, and knowledgeable amateurs.
Category: Science

Singing In The Mist

Author : Michael J. Walsh
ISBN : IND:30000122518222
Genre : Poetry
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Michael J Walsh, Mike to most of his friends and colleagues, is a professor in the School of Animation, Arts & Design at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. Besides his extensive college career, he has been involved in Canadian book publishing for over 40 years, performing a variety of roles from publisher, editor, sales and marketing director and international rights negotiator. He was a delegate to the first government conference on Multiculturalism in Ottawa held in the early 1970s. He attended the first discussion group in Banff that recommended the establishment of an Association of Canadian Studies world-wide. He was also an early member of the original Commit-tee for an Independent Canada. He has worked with many distinguished writers over the years including Irving Layton, Gwendolyn MacEwen, Joy Kogawa, Seymour Mayne, Len Gasparini and David Watmough. He has also guided many students at Sheridan for 35 years, who later became internationally established artists in animation, illustration, graphic design, photography, fashion design and media. Now, as he reaches the twilight of his teaching career, he hopes that the readers of Singing in the Mist will appreciate the passion, curiosity, imagination and the honest reflections of his inner self that underlie his words.
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Lives And Moments

Author : Hans A. Ostrom
ISBN : 0030303745
Genre : Fiction
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Moments Of Discovery

Author : George I. Schwartz
ISBN : UCAL:B3613951
Genre : Science
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