Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
Publisher: Hachette UK
Laura, newly married and ever conscious she may be living in the shadow of her husband Alec's first wife, decides to take a holiday with his family in Cornwall. Through the long hot summer days she is slowly charmed by the beautiful old house and the people she learns to know and love. In time her uneasy spirit is soothed by the sparkling, brilliant sea, and her restless heart finally calmed. But is this new-found tranquillity too good to be true? For with the arrival of an anonymous letter, one accusing her of having an affair, Laura's world is thrown into turmoil . . .
Ranking Baseball's 101 All-time Best Announcers
Author: Curt Smith
Publisher: Da Capo Press
Category: Sports & Recreation
The author compiles a list of the top 101 sports announcers, focusing on their coverage of the greatest moments in the game, from the Bobby Thompson "Shot Heard 'Round the World" to the 1988 World Series, covering Dick Enberg, Harry Caray, Mel Allen, and Ernie Harwell, among other announcers. Original.
Author: Diane Pearson
Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books
Historical romance set in the Austrian Alps. Karl Gesner is the darling of the Operetta audiences but each season it became harder to find a soprano willing to appear opposite him. Then Therese Aschmann is persuaded to return to the theatre.
Voices in Summer
Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
THE CAROUSEL: Prue is intelligent, artistic, independent - and bored. Pressurized by her mother to make a conventional and dull marriage, she is delighted to escape London and seek retreat with her eccentric and bohemian aunt in Cornwall. A chance encounter with an attractive young artist on the sea shore leads to day after idyllic summer's day of exploring the Cornish countryside and coast. But there is something troubling Daniel and Prue, now deeply entangled, feels compelled to discover what it is. VOICES IN SUMMER: Laura, newly married and ever conscious she may be living in the shadow of her husband Alec's first wife, decides to take a holiday with his family in Cornwall. Through the long hot summer days she is slowly charmed by the beautiful old house and the people she learns to know and love. In time her uneasy spirit is soothed by the sparkling, brilliant sea, and her restless heart finally calmed. Only an anonymous letter, accusing her of having an affair, can threaten her new-found tranquillity.
Author: Irwin Shaw
Publisher: Open Road Media
#1 New York Times–bestselling author: On a lazy afternoon in 1964, a Jewish WWII veteran watches his son’s baseball game, and reflects on his past. Benjamin Federov has lived a thoroughly American life. The son of immigrants, husband to a lovely wife, and father to two healthy sons, he is successful in business, and blessed with good health. During a lazy 1964 summer afternoon at his son’s baseball game, Ben reminisces on the triumphs and failures of his past fifty years. He recalls the comedy of his youth and the horrors of World War II, his alienation as a second-generation child in America and the tenderness of his first love. Insightful and evocative, Voices of a Summer Day is an enchanting story about a man’s life and an unforgettable look at the power of memory. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Irwin Shaw including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.
Author: Barbara Corcoran
Publisher: Atheneum Books
Category: Juvenile Fiction
The summer he takes his first full time job, David learns a lot about what it means to be a man.
Author: Rosamunde Pilcher
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
September ist in Schottland ein ganz besonderer Monat ... Ein Sommer geht zu Ende, der lange, graue Winter hat noch nicht begonnen: September ist die Zeit glänzender Jagdgesellschaften und Bälle. Anlässlich einer großen Party, die Verena Steynton für ihre Tochter veranstaltet, kehrt die bildschöne Pandora nach Strathcroy ins schottische Hochland zurück. Zwanzig Jahre zuvor war die Schwester von Lord Archie Balmerino über Nacht aus ihrem Heimatort verschwunden. Sie ging mit einem rätselhaften Geheimnis, über das bis zum Tag ihrer Rückkehr niemand ein Wort verlor. Am Abend der Festlichkeiten bricht Pandora ihr Schweigen. Und ein tragisches Schicksal nimmt seinen Lauf ...
A Collection of Short Stories
Author: Young Leaders
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Using Our Summer Voices is a collection of short stories penned by the summer 2018 campers of the Rebecca K. Crown Chicago Youth Center. In a time when children are always told to use their inside voices, this summer they were encouraged to use their summer voices. The Young Leaders were pushed to speak their truths, their way. Join them as they share on the people, places and things that they love dearly.
Essays on the History and Culture of the Chicago Cubs
Author: Gerald C. Wood,Andrew Hazucha
Category: Sports & Recreation
"These essays examine the Cubs role in history and politics of Chicago: historical divides along lines of race (on the field) and class (in the stands); local and nationwide media coverage in developing fan base; the Cubs' impact on Chicago music and lite
A Series of Analogies Between the Natural and the Spiritual World
Author: George Barrell Cheever,Henry Theodore Cheever
Category: Analogy (Religion)
Author: Simon Armitage
Publisher: Penguin UK
Birds are the most obvious wild things we have around us. They are much watched and much loved, not least by poets. Bird poetry is as old as British poetry itself, and a remarkable number of poets have written poems about birds. Indeed some of the most famous poems in the language concern birds, from Keats's nightingale and Shelley's skylark to Yeats's swans and Hardy's thrush. In this wonderful anthology poet Simon Armitage and birdwatching enthusiast Tim Dee gather together the best of the past and the present, including those famous poems but also many overlooked gems. And in a fascinating divergence from standard anthology practice, the poems are organized according to ornithological classification, beginning with poems by Marianne Moore and David Wright on the ostrich and the emperor penguin and ending with Emily Dickinson and Wallace Stevens on the oriole and the blackbird.
Writing at the Bryn Mawr Summer School for Women Workers
Author: Karyn L. Hollis
Publisher: SIU Press
"Hollis provides a thorough ethnography of the Summer School with respect to its place in the social and political history of the 1920s and 1930s and then situates the school's pedagogy within the history of American education and composition instruction.
Minnesotans Write about the Places They Love
Author: Brian Peterson
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press
In this extraordinary tribute to the importance of the ordinary places in our lives, fifty-two Minnesotans write about the special, sometimes secret, places that give their lives meaning. For some it is their home or cabin or lake. For others, it's a family farm or neighbourhood park, a backyard garden or north woods trail: all places where we find a personal and spiritual connection to the land. VOICES FOR THE LAND explores this complex relationship by linking these personal essays with striking images captured by award-winning photographer Brian Peterson. This marriage of words, images, and landscape provides a powerful reminder of our deep and abiding connection to the land. The writers share the experience of these favourite places through their senses, from the aching tingle of a cold winter night and the sound of ice 'singing' to the buzz of mosquitoes and the acrid smell of burning peat. The Voices for the Land project, organised by the non-profit group 1000 Friends of Minnesota, encouraged Minnesotans to write about the land they love and to fight for its preservation. The Minneapolis Star Tribune published a selection of these essays, paired with Brian Peterson's photos, in an award-winning series. VOICES FOR THE LAND brings these essays and photos together in book form for the first time.
Author: Christopher Durang
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc
Category: Performing Arts
THE STORY: Betty is looking forward to her summer share at the ocean. But Trudy, whom she knows only slightly, chatters incessantly; and then there are the other housemates--sexy lout Buck, who's pathologically on the make with women all the time, a
A Teenage Perspective on Values
Author: St. Mary's School (Storm Lake, Iowa)
Author: Patricia Erickson
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Emily is returning home to attend the funeral of her father’s estranged cousin, who in her wisdom, decided to leave her cottage to Emily in her will. As Emily settles in and the days go on, mysterious events unfold; Emily realises that she may have inherited more than just a house. Who will drive Emily to face her innermost beliefs: the ghost who manifests itself and through Emily’s pen demands to have its story told no matter what, or the handsome mystery man she meets while walking on the cliff late one foggy afternoon . . .
Author: John Lamb
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Falling into despair after a car accident kills his father and renders his mother comatose, young Nick experiences a spiritual reawakening that helps him to make sense of the tragedy. Reprint.
Creating Communities of Writers
Author: Teresa Cremin,Debra Myhill
The perspectives of children, teachers and professional writers are often absent in the pedagogy of writing. Highly Commended for the UKLA Academic Book Award 2013, Writing Voices: Creating Communities of Writers responds to such silent voices and offers a text which not only stretches across primary and secondary practice, but also gives expression to these voices, making a new and significant contribution to understanding what it means to be a writer. Drawing upon recent research projects undertaken by the authors and others in the international research community, this fascinating text considers the nature of composing and the experience of being a writer. In the process it: explores the role of talk, creativity, autonomy, metacognition, writing as design and the shaping influence of literature and other texts; examines young people’s composing processes and attitudes to writing; considers teachers’ identities as writers and what can be learnt when teachers engage reflectively in writing; shares a range of professional writers’ practices, processes and perspectives; gives prominence to examples of writing from children, teachers, student teachers and professional writers alongside their reflective commentaries. This thought-provoking text offers theoretical insights and practical directions for developing the teaching and learning of writing. It is an invaluable read for all teachers and trainees, as well as teacher educators, researchers and anyone with an interest in the pedagogy of writing.