Collected Poems, 1965-1990
Author: Frank Bidart
Presents works from the author's previous collections of poetry as well as many previously unpublished poems, including the award-winning "The War of Vaslav Nijinsky" and a new long poem, "The First Hour of the Night"
Author: Sierra Cartwright,Belinda Mcbride,Cherise Sinclair
Publisher: Loose Id
A Good sub Would... by Sierra Cartwright Shelby, a wanna-be sub, hasn’t found a Dom strong enough to push past her need to be in control. Her experiences as a sub have been yawn-inducing. She’s fantasized plenty, though, about Trevor Lawton, one of Dark Haven’s legendary, mouthwateringly firm Doms. As the stakes get higher at the charity poker match, Dom Trevor Lawton is fascinated by the woman kneeling across the table from him. Problem is, she’s not a good sub. Oh, she tries, and she’s lovely. But she’s not very good at following orders. The woman needs a firm, unyielding hand...his. Hunting Holly by Belinda McBride When Holly left the Truckee pack, she left her family, her safety, and the two men she loved. Now she's in San Francisco training as a Domme at Dark Haven. She thinks she's found herself, but tonight, Tex and Hunter have found her. And they are not happy with their little wolf. She's been keeping secrets from them. Tonight, someone's gonna beg. Welcome to the Dark Side by Cherise Sinclair Real Doms terrify her, so Summer plays with lightweights only. And only in the safety of her club, Dark Haven. But on Western Night, the tough cop who wins her in a sub-roping game is as powerful as they come. Virgil's first taste of BDSM was disturbingly enticing. Hoping to burn out his interest, he visits an infamous San Francisco club, where he wins himself the prettiest little sub he’s ever seen. He’s in a quandary. A man shouldn’t render a woman helpless, let alone spank her ass. But the nervous little submissive clearly loves being in his ropes. Her need to be controlled is as powerful as his need to control. So he indulges himself, and her. That one night could be the beginning, but instead it's the end. She won't play outside the club and he lives too far to come play. He'll just have to find a way to forget her...or get her in his ropes to stay.
Western night. 2
Author: Cherise Sinclair,Sierra Cartwright,Belinda McBride
Publisher: Loose Id Llc
"Three women. One night. Four Doms to rope them up, ride them hard, and brand their hearts. It's Western Night at Dark Haven." A GOOD sub WOULD by Sierra Cartwright Shelby, a wanna-be sub, hasn't found a Dom strong enough to push past her need to be in control. Her experiences as a sub have been yawn-inducing. She's fantasized plenty, though, about Trevor Lawton, one of Dark Haven's legendary, mouthwateringly firm Doms. As the stakes get higher at the charity poker match, Dom Trevor Lawton is fascinated by the woman kneeling across the table from him. Problem is, she's not a good sub. Oh, she tries, and she's lovely. But she's not very good at following orders. The woman needs a firm, unyielding hand...his. HUNTING HOLLY by Belinda McBride When Holly left the Truckee pack, she left her family, her safety, and the two men she loved. Now she's in San Francisco training as a Domme at Dark Haven. She thinks she's found herself, but tonight, Tex and Hunter have found her. And they are not happy with their little wolf. She's been keeping secrets from them. Tonight, someone's gonna beg. "Additional Publisher's Warning: This book contains explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable: anal play/intercourse, caning, sensory deprivation." WELCOME TO THE DARK SIDE by Cherise Sinclair Real Doms terrify her, so Summer plays with lightweights only. And only in the safety of her club, Dark Haven. But on Western Night, the tough cop who wins her in a sub-roping game is as powerful as they come. Virgil's first taste of BDSM was disturbingly enticing. Hoping to burn out his interest, he visits an infamous San Francisco club, where he wins himself the prettiest little sub he's ever seen. He's in a quandary. A man shouldn't render a woman helpless, let alone spank her ass. But the nervous little submissive clearly loves being in his ropes. Her need to be controlled is as powerful as his need to control. So he indulges himself, and her. That one night could be the beginning, but instead it's the end. She won't play outside the club and he lives too far to come play. He'll just have to find a way to forget her...or get her in his ropes to stay. "Publisher's Note: All of the stories within this anthology contain explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable: strong BDSM theme and elements (including/not limited to: bondage and spanking)."
Night Mail to Western Approaches
Author: Pat Jackson
Publisher: Liverpool University Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
"Pat Jackson started his career as a film-maker as a messenger in the GPO Film Unit headed by John Grierson. He worked there with Harry Watt on the celebrated Night Mail, with which Watt took documentary into the realms of drama: the story documentary came into being. Later, Jackson was asked to make a film about the Battle of the Atlantic, which became Western Approaches, the most ambitious film of the story documentary genre and the first to be made in Technicolor. Jackson wrote, directed, cast and edited the film, working in the bizarre conditions of a major battle zone from a lifeboat into which had to be put 'two arc lamps, a Technicolor camera about the size of a fridge, 23 seamen, a continuity girl and a film crew of seven.'"--BOOK JACKET.
Fastening the Voice to the Page
Author: Liam Rector,Tree Swenson
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
Category: Literary Criticism
Frank Bidart has always defied expectation and convention without ever sounding conscious of such an effort or veering into self-parody. Bidart’s poetry is often all at once deeply generous of spirit, terrifyingly beautiful, and verging on the ecstatic in its glimpse of great turbulence just beneath the surface. Rhythmically Bidart possesses an astute sense of the music of speech, both on the page and in the ear—proving again Frost’s assertion that “a dramatic necessity goes deep into the nature of the sentence.” In the process Bidart forges a unique and uniquely American voice that combines, writes Seamus Heaney in one of this book’s essays, “a Dantesque severity with an immediacy of voice and a contemporaneity of idiom that [is] as alive to the resources of the tape-deck as it [is] to the tradition of terza rima.” This collection of essays from thirty-six poets and writers puts Bidart in perspective for his numerous longtime readers and is sure to draw new adherents to one of our greatest living poets. Contributors include: Sven Birkerts Elizabeth Bishop Michael Chabon Louise Glück Donald Hall Seamus Heaney David Lehman Robert Lowell Robert Pinsky Edmund White and more
A Western Story
Author: Stephen Overholser
Publisher: Five Star Trade
Written by a Spur Award-winning author, 'Night Hawk' tells the story of a scrawny kid who was booted off a train in Coalton, and who came to work at the Circle L Ranch. It is a tale filled with drama, tension, and excitement.
Author: William Hope Hodgson
Publisher: The Floating Press
Described by H. P. Lovecraft as being "one of the most potent pieces of macabre imagination ever written", The Night Land is a classic horror fantasy novel by William Hope Hodgson published in 1912. Telling the story of a dying earth, The Night Land starts with a man from the 17th century who, mourning the death of his true love, is given a vision through the eyes his future incarnation. In that distant time Earth is only dimly lit by the remaining glow of the dead Sun. The last millions of the human race cluster together inside the Last Redoubt, a huge metal pyramid, and are set upon by mysterious forces from the dark outside. Leaving the protection of their refuge means certain death, but our narrator makes mind contact with a survivor in a forgotten Lesser Redoubt. He must journey alone through the evil darkness to find her, knowing that she is the reincarnation of his past precious love. Writer Clark Ashton Smith said that "In all literature, there are few works so sheerly remarkable, so purely creative, as The Night Land... it impresses the reader as being the ultimate saga of a perishing cosmos, the last epic of a world beleaguered by eternal night and by the unvisageable spawn of darkness. Only a great poet could have conceived and written this story; and it is perhaps not illegitimate to wonder how much of actual prophecy may have been mingled with the poesy."
Taken for the Night of 31st March, 1901
Author: Western Australia. Census Office,Malcolm Fraser
Category: Western Australia
Author: India. Special Committee to Review the Working of the National Malaria Eradication Programme and to Recommend Measures for Improvement,R. N. Madhok
Author: Fiona Reid
Publisher: Oxford University Press
This is the only comprehensive guide to mammals in Central America and southeast Mexico. Unlike most field guides, it covers smaller mammals in depth and also provides and extensive bibliography. In addition to detailed species accounts and range maps for all species, the book has 52 full-color plates. The 49 animal plates cover almost all the species in the region. 4 color maps are new to the second edition, detailing parks, elevations and biomes in the region.
Witchcraft and Sorcery Among the Western Cherokee
Author: Alan Kilpatrick
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
This exploration of the occult world of the Western Cherokee translates 40 shamanistic texts which deal with such esoteric matters as: divining the future; protecting oneself from enemies; destroying the power of witches; and purifying one's soul from all forms of supernatural harm.
Collected Poems 1965-2016
Author: Frank Bidart
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
The collected works of one of contemporary poetry’s most original voices Gathered together, the poems of Frank Bidart perform one of the most remarkable transmutations of the body into language in contemporary literature. His pages represent the human voice in all its extreme registers, whether it’s that of the child-murderer Herbert White, the obsessive anorexic Ellen West, the tormented genius Vaslav Nijinsky, or the poet’s own. And in that embodiment is a transgressive empathy, one that recognizes our wild appetites, the monsters, the misfits, the misunderstood among us and inside us. Few writers have so willingly ventured to the dark places of the human psyche and allowed themselves to be stripped bare on the page with such candor and vulnerability. Over the past half century, Bidart has done nothing less than invent a poetics commensurate with the chaos and appetites of our experience. Half-light encompasses all of Bidart’s previous books, and also includes a new collection, Thirst, in which the poet austerely surveys his life, laying it plain for us before venturing into something new and unknown. Here Bidart finds himself a “Creature coterminous with thirst,” still longing, still searching in himself, one of the “queers of the universe.” Visionary and revelatory, intimate and unguarded, Bidart’s Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2017 are a radical confrontation with human nature, a conflict eternally renewed and reframed, restless line by restless line.
Essays in Gay, Community, and Labor History
Author: Allan Bérubé
Publisher: UNC Press Books
Category: Social Science
This anthology pays tribute to Allan Berube (1946-2007), a self-taught historian and MacArthur Fellow who was a pioneer in the study of lesbian and gay history in the United States. Best known for his Lambda Literary Award-winning book Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in World War II (1990), Berube also wrote extensively on the history of sexual politics in San Francisco and on the relationship between sexuality, class, and race. John D'Emilio and Estelle Freedman, who were close colleagues and friends of Berube, have selected sixteen of his most important essays, including hard-to-access articles and unpublished writing. The book provides a retrospective on Berube's life and work while it documents the emergence of a grassroots lesbian and gay community history movement in the 1970s and 1980s. Taken together, the essays attest to the power of history to mobilize individuals and communities to create social change.
Author: B. L. Morgan
Publisher: Speaking Volumes
TWO-FISTED, GUN-BLASTING ZOMBIE-WESTERN HORROR! Totem Lake had never seen the likes of the Giant Bare-Knuckle Fist-fighterNight Knuckles. The people of Totem Lake never imagined the Dark Magic that Dr. Abner had at his command. Before they were through the Hungry Dead would walk the Earth and The Old West would Never be the Same. "Night Knuckles will wallop you into another dimension!" --Lee Pletzers, The New Zealand Titan of Terror.
Author: Beryl Markham
Publisher: Open Road Media
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The classic memoir of Africa, aviation, and adventure—the inspiration for Paula McLain’s Circling the Sun and “a bloody wonderful book” (Ernest Hemingway). Beryl Markham’s life story is a true epic. Not only did she set records and break barriers as a pilot, she shattered societal expectations, threw herself into torrid love affairs, survived desperate crash landings—and chronicled everything. A contemporary of Karen Blixen (better known as Isak Dinesen, the author of Out of Africa), Markham left an enduring memoir that soars with astounding candor and shimmering insights. A rebel from a young age, the British-born Markham was raised in Kenya’s unforgiving farmlands. She trained as a bush pilot at a time when most Africans had never seen a plane. In 1936, she accepted the ultimate challenge: to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean from east to west, a feat that fellow female aviator Amelia Earhart had completed in reverse just a few years before. Markham’s successes and her failures—and her deep, lifelong love of the “soul of Africa”—are all told here with wrenching honesty and agile wit. Hailed as “one of the greatest adventure books of all time” by Newsweek and “the sort of book that makes you think human beings can do anything” by the New York Times, West with the Night remains a powerful testament to one of the iconic lives of the twentieth century.
photographs of the Norfolk & Western Railway, 1955-60
Author: Ogle Winston Link,Photographers' Gallery
Publisher: Photographers Gallery
Once a Rancher\Untamed\One Night Charmer\Rustler's Moon\Home on the Ranch\Hard Rain
Author: Linda Lael Miller,Diana Palmer,Maisey Yates,Jodi Thomas,Trish Milburn,B.J. Daniels
Publisher: HQN Books
Tough, rugged and oh-so-sexy…There's just something about those Western men. From Wyoming to Oregon, Texas to Montana, let today's top-selling masters of Western romance sweep you away with this sneak peek at ten brand new novels. The West has never been wilder! Featuring extended excerpts from Once a Rancher by Linda Lael Miller, Untamed by Diana Palmer, One Night Charmer by Maisey Yates, Rustler's Moon by Jodi Thomas, Home on the Ranch by Trish Milburn, Hard Rain by B.J. Daniels, Texas on My Mind by Delores Fossen, Texas Rebels: Jude by Linda Warren, Out Rider by Lindsay McKenna, and Hard Silence by Mia Kay.
Author: John Tranter
Publisher: Univ. of Queensland Press
Poor Doris, she was like an uprooted tree swirling through the eye of a tornado, one viewer feels, an aquatic Dorothy Gale in a gale. Then she married again and again, but America is sleeping safely with its secrets in the Western night. Radical revisions, mistranslations and multilingual dealings: in Starlight, John Tranter destroys and rebuilds works by poets including Baudelaire, Mallarme, Ashbery and T.S. Eliot. The back story of modern poetry is vigorously interrogated, though the narratives are contemporary and the action takes place in the arena of the here and now. The atmosphere crackles with colloquial energy and the dialogue undercuts itself with a dry wit. Tranter's restless craft is evident in the service of a complex and free-ranging style in this brilliantly playful collection.
Author: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
Exploring the Dark Side of Life
Author: Lodewijk Brunt,Brigitte Steger
Category: Social Science
Ideas and practices concerning sleep and night-time are constantly changing and widely varied in different cultures and societies. What we do during the day and night is the result of much political struggle. Trade unions, political parties, entrepreneurs, leaders and schools boards, all have an interest in questions of timing for the opening and closing of shops, the starting hours of schools and factories, and the number of hours people have to work and sleep. By drawing together comparative case studies from countries in both Asia and Europe, Night-time and Sleep in Asia and the West allows the reader to track the differences in the cultural importance given to the night, and to compare the ways in which the challenges and opportunities of modernity have been played out in the East and the West.