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The Green Road

Author : Anne Enright
ISBN : 9780771025150
Genre : Fiction
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By the Booker Award-winning bestselling author of The Gathering, The Green Road is Anne Enright's virtuoso new novel, her most compelling and powerful to date A darkly glinting novel set mainly in a small town on Ireland's Atlantic coast, The Green Road is a story of fracture and family, selfishness and compassion -- a book about the gaps in the human heart and how we learn to fill them. The children of Rosaleen Madigan grow up in the West of Ireland, in a world that is about to change. When her oldest brother, Dan, announces he will enter the priesthood, young Hanna watches her mother retreat in sorrow to her bed. In the years that follow, three of the children leave home for lives they could never have imagined. Dan for the frenzy of New York under the shadow of AIDS; Emmet for the backlands of Mali where he learns the fragility of love and order; actress Hanna for modern-day Dublin and the trials of motherhood. In her early old age, their difficult, wonderful mother, Rosaleen, decides to sell the family home, the house she was born in and where she raised her own family, with all its ghosts and memories. Her adult children visit for Christmas, carrying with them the complications of their present lives and the old needs of childhood as they are brought face to face with their mother's ageing and the effects her decision will have on them all. In this extraordinary and intimate story of one family, Enright has also given us a portrait of our times. This is a major work of fiction by one of the most exciting writers of our time.
Category: Fiction

The Green Road Into The Trees

Author : Hugh Thomson
ISBN : 9781409051909
Genre : Travel
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WINNER OF THE 2014 THWAITES WAINWRIGHT PRIZE In the past, Hugh Thomson has written acclaimed books about Peru, Mexico and the Indian Himalaya. Now he returns to the most exotic and foreign country of them all – his own. Walking right across England, along ancient trackways and green grass roads, Hugh explores the way the country was and the way it is today: the legends, literature and natural world that define us, and the undercurrent of regret running throughout our history; what he calls ‘the unicorn disappearing into the trees’. From coast-to-coast and through the heart of the countryside, he shows how older,forgotten cultures like the Celts, Saxons and Vikings lie much closer to the surface than we may think. It is a journey enriched and partly told by the characters he meets along the way. By taking it, Hugh casts unexpected light – and humour – on the way we live now.
Category: Travel

Driving The Green Road

Author : Thomas Rain Crowe
ISBN : 094116019X
Genre : American poetry
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Category: American poetry

The Green Road To Economic Recovery

Author : United States House of Representatives
ISBN : 1697977839
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The green road to economic recovery: hearing before the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth Congress, second session, September 18, 2008.

Hiking The Green Mountains

Author : Lisa Densmore Ballard
ISBN : 9780762757930
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Whether to take in a 360-degree view mountaintop view, a dramatic waterfall, or a pristine pond, this book takes readers to thirty-five of the best day hikes and weekend backpacking trips in the Green Mountains, some well-known and others off the beaten path.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Green On The River Road

Author : Maureen Hammond
ISBN : 1452010897
Genre : Fiction
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GREEN traces the changes that can occur in one's life as the result of a split second in time, a seemingly simple act which catapults a fifty year old teacher into a strange and bizarre sequence of events; placing her into relationships she would never have had, and meeting people with whom she has little in common. But then fifteen million dollars would do that.
Category: Fiction

Mindfully Green

Author : Stephanie Kaza
ISBN : 0834822636
Genre : Nature
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With all the attention on living sustainably, the one thing missing from the conversation is how to find a personal connection with green living that will sustain us on our green path. While practical approaches to an eco-responsible lifestyle offer important first steps, it is critical that we ground these actions in broader understanding so that we can effect real change in the world. In this book, Stephanie Kaza describes what she calls the "green practice path." She offers a simple, Buddhist-inspired philosophy for taking up environmental action in real, practical, and effective ways. Discover new ways to think more deeply about your impact on the natural world, engage in environmental change, and make green living a personal practice based in compassion and true conviction.
Category: Nature