La Giara The Water Jug

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ISBN: 9781543903232
Release Date: 2017-05-27
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Author: Patricia King Haddad
Publisher: BookBaby

Download and read online La Giara The Water Jug in PDF and EPUB La Giara begins in Sicily in 1909, when adolescent Nunzio Minissale’s imperious cutting in line at the town water fountain leads to breaking his aunt’s giara —the water jug. This incident unleashes a lifetime curse that crosses the Atlantic from Sicily to the New World. La Giara becomes a symbol of the family’s rupture and its eventual reunion, challenging three generations of Minissale women. Nunzio thinks he wears the pantaloni in his family until he instigates an incident that prompts his wife and two daughters to disappear suddenly. Leaving behind their successful family bridal business in Philadelphia, they use aliases and take a cross-country train out West. When the now wealthy and determined Nunzio finally locates them, he learns that his “bimbas” are more resourceful than he imagined. Desperate to win them back, Nunzio purchases an impressive mansion where he creates a seemingly charmed lifestyle. However, their fairytale palazzo, full of mirrors, fountains, opera, and singing birds, becomes a gilded cage that the Minissale women long to escape. In this inspiring story, long-shattered relations are eventually healed by Nunzio’s grandchildren, who discover that la giara, their symbolic container of traditions—some broken, some lost, some retained—has endured the cracks and damage caused by the patriarch of their troubled Sicilian family.

The Papers of Woodrow Wilson

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ISBN: UVA:X001863159
Release Date: 1970
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Author: Woodrow Wilson

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Catalog of Copyright Entries

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105006281260
Release Date: 1954
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Little People Big God

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ISBN: 0847414728
Release Date: 1999-12-01
Number of pages: 200
Author: Woodrow Michael Kroll
Publisher: Back to the Bible Publishing

Download and read online Little People Big God in PDF and EPUB Motivating and inspiring, this book will invigorate any believer through stories of little-known Bible char-acters used to make an imprint for God. Each chapter includes a character background summary and highlights the person's most memorable accomplishment.

When the Cheering Stopped

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ISBN: 9781504039741
Release Date: 2016-10-04
Number of pages: 304
Author: Gene Smith
Publisher: Open Road Media

Download and read online When the Cheering Stopped in PDF and EPUB The poignant true story of an American president struck by tragedy at the height of his glory. This New York Times bestseller vividly chronicles the stunning decline in Woodrow Wilson’s fortunes after World War I and draws back the curtain on one of the strangest episodes in the history of the American presidency. Author Gene Smith brilliantly captures the drama and excitement of Wilson’s efforts at the Paris Peace Conference to forge a lasting concord between enemies, and his remarkable coast-to-coast tour to sway national opinion in favor of the League of Nations. During this grueling jaunt across 8,000 miles in less than a month, Wilson suffered a debilitating stroke that left him an invalid and a recluse, shrouding his final years in office in shadow and mystery. In graceful and dramatic prose, Smith portrays a White House mired in secrets, with a commander in chief kept behind closed doors, unseen by anyone except his doctor and his devoted second wife, Edith Galt Wilson, a woman of strong will with less than an elementary school education who, for all intents and purposes, led the government of the most powerful nation in the world for two years. When the Cheering Stopped is a gripping true story of duty, courage, and deceit, and an unforgettable portrait of a visionary leader whose valiant struggle and tragic fall changed the course of world history.

Hood bonnet and little brown jug

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ISBN: UVA:X000667752
Release Date: 1984
Number of pages: 568
Author: Norman D. Brown
Publisher: TAMU Press

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Darkness Light

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ISBN: 9781426924460
Release Date: 2010-03
Number of pages: 632
Author: Penn Puck
Publisher: Trafford Publishing

Download and read online Darkness Light in PDF and EPUB A secret war between angels and demons has been waging in the shadows of human society for centuries. But there is only one who can see past the demon's human host disguises to the demon's true form, the Cipher. Destroyed by a demon ambush, the Cipher is forced to pass on his holy gift to an innocent passerby, Gia McNazare. Gia must struggle to understand her new holy purpose, as a masterful sloth demon is compelled to extinguish Gia's heavenly capability thus deploying his army of minions to carry out his malicious intent. Meanwhile Gia's brother, Caleb, a re-incarnated soul, is a sarcastic homicide detective searching for a serial killer who is decapitating his victims and leaving clues for him to decipher in the bloody poems the killer leaves behind. Caleb must find this sadistic killer and piece together the clues to save his sister from the clutches of evil before it's too late. Angels, witches, elves, and demons representing the seven deadly sins collide in Darkness Light, a fast paced horror/thriller urban fantasy.

English Story

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ISBN: UOM:39015030945409
Release Date: 1948
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Author: Woodrow Wyatt

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Filename: life.pdf
Release Date: 1944-11-20
Number of pages: 116

Download and read online LIFE in PDF and EPUB LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.

Voison S Boomerang

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ISBN: 9781532001697
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Number of pages: 520
Author: R. RexDeNemo
Publisher: iUniverse

Download and read online Voison S Boomerang in PDF and EPUB In a futuristic world, a nurse practitioner and a doctor are encouraged to begin dating by Voison Noteau, the elderly author of a book that accurately foretold of Boomerang—the moment in 2036 when an asteroid hit Earth and caused a disaster of epic proportions. Unfortunately now some fifty years after Voison penned the prophetic story that was eventually optioned into a Hollywood movie, the original manuscript is missing. When Carol Applegate and Dr. Razguptra finally go on their first date, she is drugged. As Dr. Razguptra attempts to discover who slipped her the drugs, he has no idea that there are those who want Carol silenced because of her knowledge about Voison’s book. As a detective and his partner are pulled in to investigate the strange events, Voison reveals a surprising connection between the Malthusian Cartel and Boomerang and the location where he hopes the flash drive containing the manuscript is stored. But little do they know that in their quest to find it, they have all opened themselves up to an evil force determined to keep the truth hidden. In this science fiction adventure, several people become intertwined in a murderous plot after it is discovered they possess knowledge about a book that foretold of a catastrophic event fifty years earlier.

The Best Bike Rides in the Mid Atlantic States

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ISBN: 0762700491
Release Date: 1997
Number of pages: 305
Author: Trudy E. Bell

Download and read online The Best Bike Rides in the Mid Atlantic States in PDF and EPUB Bikers at every level of skill can enjoy 43 interesting and beautiful bike rides through the nation's mid-Atlantic region. This edition offers: new rides in the scenic northern section of Virginia, with additional new rides in northern and western New York State; new photos and completely updated route information.

Learning Motivation and Their Physiological Mechanisms

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ISBN: 9780202367071
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Number of pages: 486
Author: Neal E. Miller
Publisher: Transaction Publishers

Download and read online Learning Motivation and Their Physiological Mechanisms in PDF and EPUB Neal E. Miller's pioneering work in experimental psychology has earned him worldwide respect. This second in a two-volume collection of his work brings together forty-three of Miller's most important and representative essays on learning, motivation, and their physiological mechanisms. They were selected on the basis of their current relevance and their historical significance at the time they were published. In order to emphasize the main themes, essays on a given topic have been grouped together. Learning, Motivation, and Their Physiological Mechanisms begins when the author first discovered the thrill of designing and executing experiments to get clear-cut answers concerning the behavior of children and of rats. The first study was one of the earliest ones on the behavioral effects of the recently synthesized male hormone, testosterone. The second was one of the earliest studies demonstrating the value of using a variety of behavioral techniques to investigate the motivational effects of a physiological intervention. The next studies investigated the satisfying and rewarding effects of food or water in the stomach versus in the mouth and the thirst-inducing and reducing effects of hyper- and hypotonic solutions, respectively, injected into the brain. The last study describes a technique devised for extending the analysis of the mechanism of hunger to the effects of humoral factors in the blood. The study is completed with an examination of trial-and-error learning that was motivated by direct electrical stimulation of the brain and rewarded by the termination of such stimulation. Other studies show that the stimulation via such electrodes not only elicits eating, but also has the principal motivational characteristics of normal hunger. The conclusion deals with a series of experiments that overthrows strong traditional beliefs by proving that glandular and visceral responses mediated by the autonomic nervous system are subject to instrumental learning, which can be made quite specific. Neal E. Miller (1909-2002) was a professor of psychology at Yale University and professor and head of a laboratory of Physiological Psychology at the Rockefeller University. He is a past president of the American Psychological Association, an elected honorary fellow of the British Psychological Society, and chairman of the National Research Council Committee on Brain Sciences. He is co-author of four books and author of many articles.

Lonesome Dove

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ISBN: 9781447206149
Release Date: 2011-10-12
Number of pages: 960
Author: Larry McMurtry
Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Download and read online Lonesome Dove in PDF and EPUB It begins in the office of The Hat Creek Cattle Company of the Rio Grande. It ends as a journey into the heart of every adventurer who ever lived . . . From the author of The Last Picture Show and Texasville - here is Larry McMurtry's Pulitzer Prize winning masterpiece. A powerful, triumphant portrayal of the American West as it really was. More than a love story, more than an adventure, Lonesome Dove is an epic: a monumental novel which embraces the spirit of the last defiant wilderness of America. Legend and fact, heroes and outlaws, whores and ladies, Indians and settlers - Lonesome Dove is the central, enduring American experience dramatically recreated in a magnificent story of heroism and love; of honour, loyalty and betrayal.

Catalog of Copyright Entries

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ISBN: UOM:39015036779406
Release Date: 1954
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Catalog of Copyright Entries

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ISBN: UIUC:30112100648697
Release Date: 1954
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Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office

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