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The Long Way Round

Author : John Nesling
ISBN : 9781412087919
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Australia as post World War 2 English emigrants embarking under an Australian government subsidised plan to populate the country. It a was time when there were jobs for anyone anywhere throughout the length and breadth of Australia, thus making it possible to travel, work and explore during a more innocent time in a land climatically and socially conducive to such idyllic possibilities. The period covered is 16 years, from 1954 to 1970, of which five years are spent in New Zealand. Throughout this time children are born and a young family evolves. Many emigrants simply settled around the major cities for no other apparent reason than that it was where they had disembarked. For some this was traumatic and sometimes tragic. The book attempts – however briefly - to address such themes and the themes of emigrants in general. As the Vietnam War emerges an attempt is made to define Australia’s political choices in relation to her geographical environment. Ostensibly written for family and friends, the story strives towards a wider audience, but is entirely biographical and factual, except where a few forgotten names – very few – have been substituted with others.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Lycra Lattes And The Long Way Round

Author : Mark Krieger
ISBN : 9781456806231
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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As I drew closer to the town of Pont-de- Vaux... I found myself thinking of some of the places Id passed through. There were so many tiny hamlets, villages and larger towns, some vibrant and fine-looking, others lifeless, run down and in dire need of repair. Then there were, of course, the countless numbers of French people who had helped me piece together the jigsaw of roads along my way. The places I was riding through werent quite the same, but there was that unmistakable pungent smell of agriculture in the air and the sight of fat cows chomping lazily on mouthfuls of grass. It was vastly different from the Hautes-Alps and the bustling stretch of Mediterranean coast, but full of its own charm and character nonetheless. Beginning with the idea of tackling some of Europes most formidable mountains on his road bike, Mark Krieger, along with his wife Roz, started his journey around France - from the medieval town of Langres - and instantly fell in love with the country. Known for its history, culture, fine cuisine and above all, its cycling, it became the perfect setting for a Tour of a lifetime.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Long Way Round

Author : Ewan McGregor
ISBN : 9781405529099
Genre : Travel
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'A highly readable and spiritually uplifting book about a dream come true' Wanderlust 'Touching and memorable ... one for armchair travellers and bike freaks' Daily Mail From London to New York, Ewan and Charley chased their shadows through Europe, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia, across the Pacific to Alaska, then down through Canada and America. But as the miles slipped beneath the tyres of their big BMWs, their troubles started. Exhaustion, injury and accidents tested their strength. Treacherous roads, unpredictable weather and turbulent politics challenged their stamina. They were chased by paparazzi in Kazakhstan, courted by men with very large guns in the Ukraine, hassled by the police, and given bulls' testicles for supper by Mongolian nomads. And yet despite all these obstacles they managed to ride more than twenty thousand miles in four months, changing their lives forever in the process. As they travelled they documented their trip, taking photographs, and writing diaries by the campfire. Long Way Round is the result of their adventures - a fascinating, frank and highly entertaining travel book about two friends riding round the world together and, against all the odds, realising their dream.
Category: Travel

The Long Way Round

Author : Peter Handke
ISBN : IND:30000000922652
Genre : German drama
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The text of this family drama focuses on the relationship between two brothers and their sister. The central theme concerns a dispute over family property, but in a wider context the play contrasts traditional village life with the modern city and the isolated lives of manual workers.
Category: German drama

Itf Round Tables Long Run Trends In Car Use

Author : International Transport Forum
ISBN : 9789282105931
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The growth of car use in several advanced economies has slowed down, stopped, or turned negative. This report summarizes insights into the drivers of change in car use.
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The Long Walk

Author : Slavomir Rawicz
ISBN : 9781849016803
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Slavomir Rawicz was a young Polish cavalry officer. On 19th November 1939 he was arrested by the Russians and after brutal interrogation he was sentenced to 25 years in the Gulags. After a three month journey to Siberia in the depths of winter he escaped with six companions, realising that to stay in the camp meant almost certain death. In June 1941 they crossed the trans-Siberian railway and headed south, climbing into Tibet and freedom nine months later in March 1942 after travelling on foot through some of the harshest regions in the world, including the Gobi Desert. First published in 1956, this is one of the world's greatest true stories of adventure, survival and escape, has been the inspiration for the film The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir and starring Colin Farrell and Ed Harris.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Needle Lace Flowers

Author : Figen Cakir
ISBN : 9780811753135
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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An introduction to the traditional Turkish needlecraft of Oya.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Round Behind The Ice House

Author : Anne Fine
ISBN : 9781409047407
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Cass has always been there for Tom, her twin - racing off to laugh with him in the old, abandoned ice house or planning how to foil Jamieson, the farm's creepy pest-killer. But now Cass is a teenager, she is changing - she wants her privacy and feels suffocated by their life on the farm. Bewildered, Tom struggles to regain their former closeness, but only succeeds in alienating both Cass and Jamieson's daughter Lisa. Until the night of the storm . . .
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Exercises In Oral Radiology And Interpretation E Book

Author : Robert P. Langlais
ISBN : 9781437726794
Genre : Medical
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An effective study tool for mastering radiography, this valuable question-and-answer book reinforces integral skills including film handling, exposures, and clinical technique. Featuring more than 730 new images, this fourth edition has been expanded to include a broader scope of material, as well as more practice opportunities for answering questions and preparing for examinations. New topics include the coverage of errors seen in radiographs, intraoral and panoramic digital imaging, and infection control/radiation health. A comprehensive review for national and state board examinations is also provided. Radiographs are easy to read and unobscurred, with corresponding line drawings for radiographs that use extensive labeling or arrows. A comprehensive review for national and state board examinations consists of 475 new questions to help readers excel in these career critical tests. A unique writing style and humorous interjections help engage individuals who are studying this difficult topic. Content helps readers learn to recognize and correct errors seen in panoramic radiographs, as well as errors made in film handling and processing. The basic concepts of panoramic digital imaging and intraoral digital imaging are presented to provide a review of digital image techniques and processing. Discussions on radiation health reflect current standards and practices to help identify radiologic and infection control procedures for patient and operator protection. Clinical photographs and questions include the coverage of normal anatomy, intraoral and panoramic clinical technique errors, infection control, and radiation protection. Many case-based questions have been added to enhance critical thinking and provide a real-life component to text content. Goals and Learning Objectives are listed for each part, so readers can keep track of areas that require more review. New figures illustrate the key features more concisely.
Category: Medical

The Long Way Home

Author : Pauline Braddock
ISBN : 9781445292489
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A woderful story of cruelty and devotion. An unwanted sheep dog is taken to live chained up in a London scrap merchants yard. He escapes and makes his way many miles back to where he was born, having many adventures on the way. His life is saved by a little girl who names him Blue Boy
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Gary Bunt

Author : Alexandra Fielding
ISBN : 0955266769
Genre : Painters
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Category: Painters

The Long Roll

Author : Mary Johnston
ISBN : 9781442919709
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

Science Makes The World Go Round

Author : Michael Böcher
ISBN : 9783319340791
Genre : Science
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Researchers in the environmental sciences are often frustrated because actors involved with practice do not follow their advice. This is the starting point of this book, which describes a new model for scientific knowledge transfer called RIU, for Research, Integration and Utilization. This model sees the factors needed for knowledge transfer as being state-of-the-art research and the effective, practical utilization to which it leads, and it highlights the importance of “integration”, which in this context means the active bi‐directional selection of those research results that are relevant for practice. In addition, the model underscores the importance of special allies who are powerful actors that support the application of scientific research results in society. An important product of this approach is a checklist of factors for successful knowledge transfer that will be useful for scientists. By using this checklist, research projects and research programs can be optimised with regard to their potential for reaching successful knowledge transfer effects.
Category: Science

The Uruguay Round And The Developing Countries

Author : Will Martin
ISBN : 0521586011
Genre : Business & Economics
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The shift in orientation toward relatively open trading systems was reflected in the attitudes and participation of developing countries in the Uruguay Round. They involved themselves fully in formulating the rules of the new trading system, and also made significant offers both in the conventional area of reducing tariff protection on manufactures trade, and in the "new" areas, such as trade in services, trade in agriculture, and trade-related intellectual property.
Category: Business & Economics

Germany The Long Road West

Author : Heinrich August Winkler
ISBN : 9780191500619
Genre : History
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Vivid, succinct, and highly accessible, Heinrich Winkler's magisterial history of modern Germany, offers the history of a nation and its people through two turbulent centuries. It is the story of a country that, while always culturally identified with the West, long resisted the political trajectories of its neighbours. This second and final volume begins at the point of the collapse of the first German democracy, and ends with the joining of East and West Germany in the reunification of 1990. Winkler offers a brilliant synthesis of complex events and illuminates them with fresh insights. He analyses the decisions that shaped the country's triumphs and catastrophes, interweaving high politics with telling vignettes about the German people and their own self-perception. The two volumes of Germany: The Long Road West, exploring the history of the German lands from the final days of the Holy Roman Empire to the very first of a reunified state in the late twentieth century, will be welcomed by scholars, students, and anyone wishing to understand a most complex and contradictory past.
Category: History

The Long Pursuit

Author : Jim ORE
ISBN : 9780992645878
Genre : Fiction
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Science fiction for blokes – that’s what you get. If you’re a bloke and you want action and adventure and the odd joke to liven things up this series is designed to keep you entertained as it follows a group of enhanced humans and aliens through various adventures; all entities are represented as normal people doing reasonably normal things at one moment and travelling through dimensions, Time and galaxies the next.
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The Long Ride Home

Author : Rupert Isaacson
ISBN : 9780241963692
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Heart-breaking, uplifting and full of adventure, The Long Ride Home is the long-awaited sequel to the international bestseller The Horse Boy. Rowan came back from the shamans in Mongolia a changed boy. The three most debilitating effects of his autism - his incontinence, his endless tantruming, and his inability to make friends - were gone. But a year almost to the day since Rowan's improvement he started regressing: the accidents and tantrums reappeared, terrifying his father Rupert. Something had to be done. Father and son embarked on a new quest, journeying from the bushmen of Namibia to the coastal rainforests of Queensland, Australia and finally to the Navajo reservations of the American southwest, where Rowan was transformed - they had begun the Long Ride Home. 'It is probably only once in a critical lifetime that one will be moved almost to tears ... a triumph of the human spirit' Telegraph (on The Horse Boy) 'Magical, miraculous, uplifting' Daily Mail (on The Horse Boy) 'Amazing, astonishing' Sunday Times (on The Horse Boy) Rupert Isaacson is British but lives with his family in Texas, USA. He is an ex-professional horse trainer and founder of The Horse Boy Foundation, which helps to make horses and nature available to other children, autistic or not, all over the world, including the UK. The Horse Boy was a Sunday Times top ten bestseller.
Category: Biography & Autobiography