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The View From Down Here

Author : Sylvia Longmire
ISBN : 9781977860835
Genre : Travel
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Where do you want to roll today? Accessible travel writer, explorer, and photographer Sylvia Longmire asks herself this question every day as she lives her very active life from the vantage point of a power wheelchair. Despite having been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2005 and being completely unable to walk, she refuses to let that slow her down. With her sense of adventure and camera in hand, she and her electric scooter have set out to see what the world has to offer while her body still lets her. In most cases, it s impossible to truly walk in someone else s shoes. But in The View from Down Here, you can finally see the world through the eyes of a wheelchair user. From the glaciers of Iceland to the ancient ruins of Greece, you'll be amazed at what a person with a physical disability can observe and experience today, despite all the obstacles that still remain. She has captured all the raw emotion of the Western Wall in Jerusalem, the soothing sounds of crashing waves in Crete, and the patience of an elderly accordion player waiting for tips in Ljubljana. After absorbing Sylvia's stunning images from across the globe, you'll want to know how you can get there, too. Sylvia became a full-time power wheelchair user in 2014, and while she traveled extensively prior to her diagnosis, she only started traveling internationally with her electric scooter in 2016. Refusing to wait for someone to be available to accompany her, Sylvia usually travels the world alone. She has documented several of her wheelchair accessible destinations in vivid photographic detail in The View from Down Here, and also writes about their wheelchair accessibility in her travel blog, Spin the Globe.
Category: Travel

Carys

Author : Graham Harrop
ISBN : 9798686315488
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Tiny Carys gives her take on the world around her! Meet this toddler in the latest book from TEN CATS cartoonist Graham Harrop
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Competition In Federal Procurement

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Small Business. Subcommittee on General Oversight and the Economy
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119623374
Genre : Competition
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Category: Competition

The View From Here

Author : Hannah McKinnon
ISBN : 9781982114527
Genre : Fiction
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From the acclaimed author of Sailing Lessons and Mystic Summer—a “charming gem of a novel” (Elin Hilderbrand, #1 New York Times bestselling author)—an evocative and moving tale about what it means to be a family, set over the course of one unforgettable Connecticut summer. Siblings Perry, Jake, and Phoebe Goodwin were raised on the shore of a beautiful Connecticut lake in a close-knit family. The eldest of the family, forty-two-year-old Perry has long craved order as surely as his charismatic younger brother, Jake, has avoided it. Phoebe, their baby sister, courts both. As adults, the Goodwin siblings could not be more different. Perry is as married to his career in New York as a risk analyst as Phoebe is to her college sweetheart, but both have returned to Connecticut to raise their young families. Charismatic Jake, however, has spent his years living away wanderlust and unable to settle. The three have not spent much time together…until this summer. On the afternoon of their grandmother’s ninety-seventh birthday party, the siblings reunite at the lake house where Jake stuns the family with a stranger on his arm and an announcement. Olivia Cossette, daughter of a French chef, does not share the traditional Goodwin New England upbringing or sense of family. What she does share is parenthood, as the single mother of a little girl who does not speak. While the Goodwin family struggle to welcome the newcomers over the course of the summer, a series of bad choices made by each family member finally unravels, leaving them all to question just what truly makes a family. Can one fateful moment on a July afternoon undo a lifetime of good intentions? Only one thing is for certain—this extraordinary summer has irrevocably changed the Goodwin family and all that remains is the uncertain future. With Hannah McKinnon’s signature “enticing and refreshing” (Nancy Thayer, New York Times bestselling author) prose, this is a warm-hearted novel that is perfect for fans of Mary Alice Monroe’s the Beach House series and the works of Elin Hilderbrand.
Category: Fiction

The View From Vesuvius

Author : Nelson Moe
ISBN : 9780520248267
Genre : History
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"This may well be the most complete and fascinating historical investigation of the myths and stereotypes through which European elites have observed and judged the south of Italy in the modern era."—Piero Bevilacqua, University of Rome "A tour de force exploration of how the idea of the south of Italy – the Southern question – developed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Europe and Italy. Nelson Moe’s book is a provocative reassessment of an old question, newly conceived and dictated by larger ideological and political needs that extend far beyond the geographic borders of the Italian nation."—Judge, Scaglione Publication Award , Italian Literary Series
Category: History

Congressional Record

Author : United States. Congress
ISBN : STANFORD:36105009903613
Genre : Law
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The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)
Category: Law

The Geology Of Minnesota

Author : Minnesota. Geological and Natural Survey
ISBN : PRNC:32101044815049
Genre : Geology
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Walking Israel

Author : Martin Fletcher
ISBN : 9781429946063
Genre : History
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From the much lauded author of Breaking News comes a version of Walking the Bible just for Israel. With its dense history of endless conflict and biblical events, Israel's coastline is by far the most interesting hundred miles in the world. As longtime chief of NBC's Tel Aviv news bureau, Martin Fletcher is in a unique position to interpret Israel, and he brings it off in a spectacular and novel manner. Last year he strolled along the entire coast, from Lebanon to Gaza, observing facets of the country that are ignored in news reports, yet tell a different and truer story. Walking Israel is packed with hilarious moments, historical insights, emotional, true-life tales, and, above all, great storytelling.
Category: History

The View From Here

Author : Brian Keith Jackson
ISBN : 9780671568962
Genre : Fiction
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Set in an environment of casual prejudice and commonplace poverty, the story of a gentle, hardworking wife and mother, Anna Thomas, follows her endeavors to overcome a challenge that could destroy her family
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From The Mouths Of Babes

Author : Bernadette Mickie Shea
ISBN : 9780595214198
Genre : Humor
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"From the Mouths of Babes" unique and humorous stories are all true. The verses, with a style of their own, are written from a child's perspective. "From the Mouths of Babes" is not a children’s book, but has been written for anyone who has ever experienced a child's innocence. Everyone loves to laugh, and this book provides that. Irma Bombeck was our hero, she never failed to make us laugh. It was her writing that encouraged us to keep a journal of our own children, grandchildren and friend’s children’s, funny experiences. The characters in "From the Mouths of Babes" live in everyone’s family. The reader, with the turn of each page, will undoubtedly, recognize some little one, who lives in their life.
Category: Humor

A View Of Christianity

Author : Henry Martyn Herrick
ISBN : HARVARD:AH4B7S
Genre : Christianity
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Category: Christianity

The View From Mount Calvary

Author : John Phillips
ISBN : 9780825433764
Genre : Religion
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Renowned Bible commentator John Phillips surveys the entire Bible and shows how its many sections, books, and subjects all revolve around the death of Jesus on Mt. Calvary.
Category: Religion

A Break In The Rain

Author : Tony Lotti
ISBN : 9781462007837
Genre : Fiction
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Mikey Carmello loves football. Appointed manager for a high school team, Mikey has but just one dream in lifeto score a touchdown for his beloved Wolves. Unfortunately, everyone thinks it is too risky for Mikey to play footballhe has Down syndrome. But as football season ends, Mikey has no idea that someone is about to give him a break from the rain. Mikey and the high school football coach share an uncommon relationship. With Mikeys special wish in mind, the coach begins to develop a plan to form an organized football league so that Mikey can safely score the touchdown he has always wanted to achieve. But when Mikeys father is suddenly killed in a car accident, the coach willingly steps into a father role and begins teaching Mikey how everything is possible in lifeif he just believes. As the coach and Mikey step into the future together, both are forever changed by their inspirational journey through adversity, societal labeling, and a victory like no other. A Break in the Rain is a story about how a coach chooses to be a champion for a little boy with a simple wish and lifts himself up in the process.
Category: Fiction

The View From Here

Author : Cindy Myers
ISBN : 9780758277411
Genre : Fiction
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In this heartfelt, beautifully written novel, a woman with nothing left to lose finds the courage to start over in the last place she ever expected. . . Newly divorced Maggie Carter has little to show for her marriage except a pile of boxes and regrets. So when she learns she's inherited an old house and an abandoned gold mine in Eureka, Colorado, she doesn't hesitate to leave Houston behind. In Colorado, she can learn about her estranged father and take stock of her life. After all, where better to decide what your next move should be than in a cabin 10,000 feet above sea level? Eureka is a tiny hamlet with a café, a library, and plenty of intriguing locals. There's the colorful town mayor, Lucille, and her prodigal daughter Olivia, bitter librarian Cassie, and handsome, enigmatic Jameso Clark, who had a fascinating love-hate relationship with Maggie's father. Then there are the soaring views of distant mountains and clear blue sky, of aspen trees and endless stars. Piece by piece, Maggie is uncovering her father's past--and reconciling with her own. And in this small mountain town, she just might find a place where she truly belongs. "Cindy Myers strikes gold with this warm-hearted novel about friendship, family, and second chances." –New York Times bestselling author, Deborah Smith Cindy Myers worked as a newspaper reporter, travel agent, and medical clinic manager before turning to writing full time. She's written both historical and contemporary romance, as well as dozens of short stories and nonfiction articles. Former president of San Antonio Romance Authors, Cindy is a member of Romance Writers of America, Novelists Inc., and Rocky Mountain Fiction writers. She is in demand as a speaker, teaching workshops and making presentations to both local and national writing groups. She and her husband and their two dogs live in the mountains southwest of Denver.
Category: Fiction

A View Of Christ

Author : Caleb Kimball
ISBN : HARVARD:HWNS17
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The Year S Best Science Fiction Twenty First Annual Collection

Author : Gardner Dozois
ISBN : 9781429903844
Genre : Fiction
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The stories in this collection imaginatively take readers far across the universe, into the very core of their beings, to the realm of the Gods, and to the moment just after now. Included are the works of masters of the form and the bright new talents of tomorrow. This book is a valuable resource in addition to serving as the single best place in the universe to find stories that stir the imagination and the heart.
Category: Fiction