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Shadows In The Sun

Author : Wade Davis
ISBN : 9781597267946
Genre : Nature
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Wade Davis has been called "a rare combination of scientist, scholar, poet and passionate defender of all of life's diversity." In Shadows in the Sun, he brings all of those gifts to bear on a fascinating examination of indigenous cultures and the interactions between human societies and the natural world. Ranging from the British Columbian wilderness to the jungles of the Amazon and the polar ice of the Arctic Circle, Shadows in the Sun is a testament to a world where spirits still stalk the land and seize the human heart. Its essays and stories, though distilled from travels in widely separated parts of the world, are fundamentally about landscape and character, the wisdom of lives drawn directly from the land, the hunger of those who seek to rediscover such understanding, and the consequences of failure. As Davis explains, "To know that other, vastly different cultures exist is to remember that our world does not exist in some absolute sense but rather is just one model of reality. The Penan in the forests of Borneo, the Vodoun acolytes in Haiti, the jaguar Shaman of Venezuela, teach us that there are other options, other possibilities, other ways of thinking and interacting with the earth." Shadows in the Sun considers those possibilities, and explores their implications for our world.
Category: Nature

Shadows In The Sun

Author : Baron Stephen James Lake Taylor Taylor
ISBN : UOM:39015067981186
Genre : Medical
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Category: Medical

Shadows In The Sun

Author : Jack A. Sariego
ISBN : 9781420886856
Genre : Fiction
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My book is based loosely on my life and desire to be a songwriter living in Nashville, TN. While I didn't make it, my character, Ty Johnson does, but not without meeting adversaries and heartache along the way. Ty walks away from a divorce, leaving 3 children behind that he loves dearly. He has to prove that he can succeed so his children as well as he will be proud of him. Along the way he finds lasting friendships and true love, yes and success.
Category: Fiction

Shadows In The Sun

Author : Gayathri Ramprasad
ISBN : 9788184006537
Genre : Literary Collections
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As a young girl in Bangalore, Gayathri was surrounded by the fragrance of jasmine and flickering oil lamps, her family protected by gods and goddesses. But as she grew older, demons came forth from dark corners of her idyllic kingdom—with the scariest creatures lurking within her tortured mind. Shadows in the Sun traces Gayathri’s courageous battle with debilitating depression that consumed her from adolescence through marriage and a move to the United States. Her inspiring memoir provides a first-of-its-kind cross-cultural view of mental illness—how it is regarded in India and in America, and how she drew on both her rich Hindu heritage and Western medicine to find healing.
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Shadows In The Sun

Author : Rukhsana Hasib
ISBN : 1458201112
Genre : Fiction
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Twenty-one-year old Mayuri is afraid. For the second time, she has disgraced her husband and failed to give birth to a male heir. To make matters worse, this time she had twin girls. Her mother-in-law is outraged at her failure and takes action. Events escalate and Mayuri is forced to flee with her four year old daughter, Rajani who witnesses her mother’s plight from her hiding place. When her husband catches up to her, a deadly confrontation takes place which compels Mayuri to lie and reinvent her past. She faces unexpected challenges and adapts to a new religion and culture. When all her lies unravel, Mayuri pays a heavy price. But eventually, mother and daughter have to deal with the truth and its consequences. “Rukhsana Hasib’s beautifully written and passionate account of life in our world where so many cultures and religions are in conflict is like a brilliant ray of sunshine; it illuminates as it elevates. Above all, it is a reaffirmation of the beauty and courage of the human spirit.” - Professor Akbar Ahmend Ibu Khaldun chair of Islamic studies, American University, Washington, DC
Category: Fiction

Shadows In The Sun

Author : Betty Davies
ISBN : 0876309112
Genre : Psychology
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This text synthesizes, integrates, refines, and expands upon the current information available on sibling bereavement. Exploring the history of the study of sibling bereavement, it also covers the immediate, short- and long-term responses and subsequent generational effects. A chapter on caregiver implications is also provided. Readers working with children - therapists, psychologists, counselors, social workers, funeral directors, and clergy - should find this book a useful resource.
Category: Psychology

Shadows In The Sun

Author : Chad Oliver
ISBN : 9780575126404
Genre : Fiction
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Anthropologist Paul Ellery discovers that the small Texas town of Jefferson Springs is actually an imitation of small-town America created by the aliens who now offer him a chance to explore the universe.
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Shadows In The Sun

Author : Sam Raphling
ISBN : UCSD:31822000576041
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Shadows In The Sun

Author : R. Rabindranath Menon
ISBN : UOM:39015030707452
Genre : Literary Collections
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Shadow In The Sun

Author : Chaim Lewis
ISBN : UCAL:$B396567
Genre : Poetry
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Category: Poetry