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The Garden Club Mystery

Author : Graham Landrum
ISBN : 9781466880108
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 65.62 MB
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Picking up from an unfinished manuscript of his late father, Graham Gordon Landrum, Robert Graham Landrum follows the further adventures of the ladies of the Daughters of the American Revolution in the quiet little town of Borderville, Tennessee. When Mrs. Marguerite Claymore, a leading horticulturist, is found bludgeoned to death in her garden, the residents of Borderville are up in arms. A respected member of society noted for her many contributions, Mrs. Claymore seems to have been the least likely candidate for such a terrible crime. It appears that Mrs. Claymore interrupted a thief in the process of looting her house. A teenage boy stands accused of the crime, and his family enlists the spunky octogenarian sleuth Harriet Bushrow to clear his name. Harriet soon finds several people from Mrs. Claymore's past who may have had a reason to do away with the often cantankerous and dictatorial old woman. A string of unsolved robberies may also be connected. In The Garden Club Mystery, Robert Landrum pays a unique tribute to his father by co-creating the magic of the fictional town of Borderville and its much-loved characters.
Category: Fiction

The Machine In The Garden

Author : Leo Marx
ISBN : 019513351X
Genre : Literary Criticism
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By examining the difference between pastoral and progressive ideals that characterised early 20th century American culture, the author shows how American thinkers have considered the relationship between technology and culture in their writings.
Category: Literary Criticism

In The Garden

Author : Frances Hodgson Burnett
ISBN : WISC:89098013642
Genre : Gardens
File Size : 61.63 MB
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Category: Gardens

Sculpture And The Garden

Author : Patrick Eyres
ISBN : 0754630307
Genre : Art
File Size : 51.23 MB
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Although the integration of sculpture in gardens is part of a long tradition dating back at least to antiquity, the sculptures themselves are often overlooked, both in the history of art and in the history of the garden. This collection of essays considers the changing relationship between sculpture and gardens over the last three centuries, focusing on four British archetypes: the Georgian landscape garden, the Victorian urban park, the outdoor spaces of twentieth-century modernism and the late-twentieth century sculpture park. Through a series of case studies exploring the contemporaneous audiences of gardens, the book uncovers the social, political and gendered messages revealed by sculpture's placement and suggests that the garden can itself be read as a sculptural landscape.
Category: Art

The Garden Of Priapus

Author : Amy Richlin
ISBN : 9780198023333
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Statues of the god Priapus stood in Roman gardens to warn potential thieves that the god would rape them if they attempted to steal from him. In this book, Richlin argues that the attitude of sexual aggressiveness in defense of a bounded area serves as a model for Roman satire from Lucilius to Juvenal. Using literary, anthropological, psychological, and feminist methodologies, she suggests that aggressive sexual humor reinforces aggressive behavior on both the individual and societal levels, and that Roman satire provides an insight into Roman culture. Including a substantial and provocative new introduction, this revised edition is important not only as an in-depth study of Roman sexual satire, but also as a commentary on the effects of all humor on society and its victims.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Monk In The Garden

Author : Robin Marantz Henig
ISBN : 0618127410
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A fresh study of the groundbreaking work in genetics conducted by Gregor Mendel, acclaimed as the father of modern genetics, argues that the Moravian monk was far ahead of his time.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Garden As An Art

Author : Mara Miller
ISBN : 0791413780
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 56.50 MB
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Examines gardens as works of art in order to challenge the assertions of contemporary aesthetic theory that art can only be studied as part of a particular historical and cultural context, that art has no relation to the survival of people, and that all signifying systems are like language. Paper edition (unseen), $16.95. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Category: Gardening

Language Down The Garden Path

Author : Montserrat Sanz
ISBN : 9780199677139
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 22.20 MB
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This book traces the lines of research that grew out of Thomas Bever's "The Cognitive Basis of Linguistic Structures". Leading scientists review over 40 years of debates on the factors at play in language comprehension, production, and acquisition; the current status of universals; and virtually every topic relevant in psycholinguistics since 1970.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

In The Garden

Author : Katy Pike
ISBN : 1865092835
Genre : Garden animals
File Size : 86.91 MB
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In the book In the Garden, the teaching focus is a factual recount (Animals Around Us). Students learn to describe animals seen in different parts of the garden over a period of five days. What can you see when you look in the garden?
Category: Garden animals

Back To The Garden

Author : Clara Hume
ISBN : 1927685303
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 65.86 MB
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Back to the Garden presents a frightening and tragic possibility for our future but doesn't ignore our affirmative connection to the wilderness and to other people. The novel attempts to open people's eyes to the importance of respecting limits, before it's too late.
Category: Fiction

Quilting The Garden

Author : Barb Adams
ISBN : 0975480413
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 27.49 MB
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Celebrate blooms and more as these bestselling authors combine the love of gardening and quilting. Two versions of quilts are presented, plus many projects.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Leaves From The Garden Of Eden

Author : Howard Schwartz
ISBN : 9780199754380
Genre : Literary Collections
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"With its broad selection from written and oral sources, Leaves from the garden of Eden is a landmark collection, representing the full range of Jewish folklore from the Talmud to the present"--Jacket.
Category: Literary Collections

Gender And The Garden In Early Modern English Literature

Author : Jennifer Munroe
ISBN : 0754658260
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An investigation into early modern gardens, gender and writing, this study considers not only published literary representations of gardens, but also actual garden landscapes and unpublished evidence of everyday gardening practice. Jennifer Munroe here analyzes how writers appropriated the developing gendered tension in gardening that stemmed from a shift from the garden as a means of feeding a family, to the garden as an aesthetic object imbued with status.
Category: Literary Criticism

Experiencing The Garden In The Eighteenth Century

Author : Martin Calder
ISBN : 3039102915
Genre : Architecture
File Size : 37.79 MB
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This volume brings together the papers presented at a conference entitled 'Experiencing the Garden in the Eighteenth Century', held at the Institute of Romance Studies, Senate House, University of London on 13 March 2004. Speakers came from Europe, the United States and New Zealand, and each gave a very different perspective on the eighteenth-century landscape garden in England, France and elsewhere in Europe. The papers focused on the theme of experience, an especially important aspect of eighteenth-century garden design. Landscape gardens were created for visitors to move through on a journey from one place to the next: the garden would not be seen all at once, but would be experienced as a story unfolding. The visitor would follow a circuit around the garden, moving from light to shade, being given suggestive prompts with statues, temples and viewpoints, as if on a sensory, emotional and intellectual journey.
Category: Architecture

Iron Rails In The Garden State

Author : Anthony J. Bianculli
ISBN : 9780253351746
Genre : History
File Size : 69.2 MB
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A sampler of unique and fascinating stories about railroading in New Jersey entertains readers with anecdotes about New Jersey railroad pioneers, sacred sites, and expensive mistakes.
Category: History

The Garden

Author :
ISBN : HARVARD:32044106372089
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 29.83 MB
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Category: Gardening

Swinging On The Garden Gate

Author : Elizabeth Andrew
ISBN : 1558964096
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 47.15 MB
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A woman's coming-of-age journey through the rugged landscape of Wales to the reflective quiet of a retreat center. Along the way she questions and explores the depth of her Methodist faith as she comes to terms with her bisexual identity.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Garret And The Garden

Author : R.M Ballantyne
ISBN : 9783752315332
Genre : Fiction
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Reproduction of the original: The Garret and the Garden by R.M Ballantyne
Category: Fiction

The Garden Of Eden

Author : Victoria C. Woodhull
ISBN : 078730980X
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A book to help reasses the meaning of the Bible and unite the lower self through spiritual development with one's higher self by looking within.
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