The Phoenix and the Albatross

The Phoenix and the Albatross
Author: ErkenciShop EN
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 231
Release: 2020-01-29
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 9798604992500

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The most beautiful love story ever told. A story where our protagonist will fight to find his beloved albatross.

Eye of the Albatross

Eye of the Albatross
Author: Carl Safina
Publsiher: Henry Holt and Company
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2003-04-01
Genre: Nature
ISBN: 1429984236

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"One of the most delightful natural history studies in decades." —The Boston Globe Eye of the Albatross takes us soaring to locales where whales, sea turtles, penguins, and shearwaters flourish in their own quotidian rhythms. Carl Safina's guide and inspiration is an albatross he calls Amelia, whose life and far-flung flights he describes in fascinating detail. Interwoven with recollections of whalers and famous explorers, Eye of the Albatross probes the unmistakable environmental impact of the encounters between man and marine life. Safina's perceptive and authoritative portrait results in a transforming ride to the ends of the Earth for the reader, as well as an eye-opening look at the health of our oceans.

Improving School Climate

Improving School Climate
Author: George G. Bear
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2020-03-25
Genre: Psychology
ISBN: 9781351170468

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Improving School Climate provides evidence-based and practical strategies for cultivating a healthy school environment, while also avoiding behavior problems. The book is packed with strategies centered on key components and conditions for a positive school climate, such as positive teacher-student relationships, positive student-student relationships (including absence of bullying), supportive home-school relationships, student engagement, effective classroom management and school discipline, school safety, and student self-discipline. This text is an important inclusion for educators and school psychologists who prefer a structured, evidence-based, and practical approach for improving school climate, while also promoting students’ academic achievements, preventing behavior problems, and fostering students’ social and emotional competencies.

Why Viet Nam

Why Viet Nam
Author: Archimedes L. A. Patti
Publsiher: Univ of California Press
Total Pages: 648
Release: 1980-01-01
Genre: United States
ISBN: 0520041569

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The Classic Serial on Television and Radio

The Classic Serial on Television and Radio
Author: Robert Giddings,Keith Selby
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 241
Release: 2001-02-14
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9780230596290

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The classic serial, invented by BBC Radio Drama sixty years ago, survived and adapted itself to television, the arrival of colour and the global market in what has become a flood of classics with all channels competing for ratings and overseas sales. This richly detailed book traces these developments and analyses the genre's response to social, economic, technical and cultural changes, which have re-shaped it into the form we recognise today. The book contains considerable interview material with performers and media professionals.

Cheap Modernism

Cheap Modernism
Author: Lise Jaillant
Publsiher: Edinburgh University Press
Total Pages: 184
Release: 2017-04-17
Genre: Literary Criticism
ISBN: 9781474417266

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We often think of Mrs Dalloway or A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man as difficult books, originally published in small print runs for a handful of readers. But from the mid-1920s, these texts and others were available in cheap format across Europe. Uniform series of reprints such as the Travellers' Library, the Phoenix Library, Tauchnitz and Albatross sold modernism to a wide audience - thus transforming a little-read "e;highbrow"e; movement into a popular phenomenon. The expansion of the readership for modernism was not only vertical (from "e;high"e; to "e;low"e;) but also spatial - since publisher's series were distributed within and outside metropolitan centres in Britain, continental Europe and elsewhere. Many non-English native speakers discovered texts by Joyce, Woolf and others in the original language - a fact that has rarely been mentioned in histories of modernism. Drawing on extensive work in neglected archives, Cheap Modernism will be of interest to all those who want to know how the new literature became a global commercial hit.

The Book of Phoenix

The Book of Phoenix
Author: Nnedi Okorafor
Publsiher: Hachette UK
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2015-05-07
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781444762822

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'There's more vivid imagination in a page of Nnedi Okorafor's work than in whole volumes of ordinary fantasy epics' Ursula K. LeGuin Prequel to the highly acclaimed, World Fantasy Award-winning novel, Who Fears Death. *** ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD FINALIST*** They call her many things - a research project, a test-subject, a specimen. An abomination. But she calls herself Phoenix, an 'accelerated woman' - a genetic experiment grown and raised in Manhattan's famous Tower 7, the only home she has ever known. Although she's only two years old, Phoenix has the body and mind of an adult - and powers beyond imagining. Phoenix is an innocent, happy to live quietly in Tower 7, reading voraciously and basking in the love of Saeed, another biologically altered human. Until the night that Saeed witnesses something so terrible that he takes his own life. Devastated, Phoenix begins to search for answers - only to discover that everything that she has ever known is a lie. Tower 7 isn't a haven. It's a prison. And it's time for Phoenix to spread her wings and rise. Spanning continents and centuries, The Book of Phoenix is an epic, incendiary work of magical realism featuring Nnedi Okorafor's most incredible, unforgettable heroine yet.


Author: Nil Dey,Hrittish Singh
Publsiher: Fanatixx Publication
Total Pages: 138
Release: 2020-02-13
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9389557437

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In the 21st century, where people are reaching to the moon, where technology has covered the whole world, but still even today, the same traditions are in vogue which are against the development of women, against their freedom, they are also underestimated as compared to men. Adira was found to be epileptic. Frequent attacks, hospital visits, tests, reports, heavy medications, counselling, visit to quacks happened almost everyday. Bullying at school, mean comments, pain, depression, inferiority complex, being dependent on others, unnecessary sympathy, decreasing learning capability knocked her down physically, mentally and emotionally. No muscle movement, no breathing, no shouting, no controlling, it was suffocating. Death is like a mysterious void or a beautiful blessing.