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One Drum: Stories and Ceremonies for a Planet

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One Drum: Stories and Ceremonies for a Planet

One Drum: Stories and Ceremonies for a Planet by Richard Wagamese
English | April 4th, 2020 | ISBN: 1771622296 | 192 pages | EPUB | 21.43 MB

"The most profound truth in the universe is this: that we are all one drum and we need each other." —Richard Wagamese, One Drum

Shared Stories, Rival Tellings: Early Encounters of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

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Shared Stories, Rival Tellings: Early Encounters of Jews, Christians, and Muslims

Shared Stories, Rival Tellings: Early Encounters of Jews, Christians, and Muslims by Robert C. Gregg
English | September 3rd, 2015 | ISBN: 0190231491 | 752 pages | EPUB | 31.49 MB

Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are considered kindred religions-holding ancestral heritages and monotheistic belief in common-but there are definitive distinctions between these "Abrahamic" peoples. Shared Stories, Rival Tellings explores the early exchanges of Jews, Christians, and Muslims, and argues that their interactions were dominated by debates over the meanings of certain stories sacred to all three communities.

Republic of Shame: Stories from Ireland's Institutions for 'Fallen Women'

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Republic of Shame: Stories from Ireland's Institutions for 'Fallen Women'

Republic of Shame: Stories from Ireland's Institutions for 'Fallen Women' by Caelainn Hogan
English | September 12th, 2019 | ISBN: 1844884457 | 252 pages | EPUB | 0.93 MB

Until alarmingly recently, the Catholic Church, acting in concert with the Irish state, operated a network of institutions for the concealment, punishment and exploitation of 'fallen women'. In the Magdalene laundries, girls and women were incarcerated and condemned to servitude. And in the mother-and-baby homes, women who had become pregnant out of wedlock were hidden from view, and in most cases their babies were adopted - sometimes illegally.

The Big Book of Australia's War Stories

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The Big Book of Australia's War Stories

The Big Book of Australia's War Stories: A collection of stories of Australia's iconic battles and campaigns from the Boer War to Vietnam by Jim Haynes
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1760875619 | 400 pages | EPUB | 5.31 MB

The bravest thing God ever made,' said a British officer of the insubordinate Aussies at Gallipoli. And before the Normandy invasion, Field Marshal Montgomery's chief of staff remarked, 'I only wish we had the Australian 9th Division with us this morning'. But there is more to the Australian experience of war than heroic endeavour and bravery. Jim Haynes has rediscovered stories that are as harrowing as they are uplifting, as strange as they are brutal and as heart-breaking as they are humorous.

Silence is a Scary Sound: And Other Stories on Living Through the Terrible Twos and Threes

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Silence is a Scary Sound: And Other Stories on Living Through the Terrible Twos and Threes

Silence is a Scary Sound: And Other Stories on Living Through the Terrible Twos and Threes by Clint Edwards
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1624148530 | 288 pages | EPUB | 2.93 MB

I'd gone to college. I'd written for the New York Times. I had a solid credit score. How did I end up here?

Bedtime Stories for Worried Liberals: And Other Bedtime Stories for Worried Liberals

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Bedtime Stories for Worried Liberals: And Other Bedtime Stories for Worried Liberals

Bedtime Stories for Worried Liberals: And Other Bedtime Stories for Worried Liberals by Stuart Heritage
English | October 3rd, 2019 | ISBN: 1788163370 | 160 pages | EPUB | 0.33 MB

Anxious? Angry? Waking up in the middle of the night to worry about plastic pollution, Brexit and why everything seems to be so horrible all the time? Thumb sore from scrolling through the Guardian news app, even though it makes you want to cry?

Foxfire Living: Design, Recipes, and Stories from the Magical Inn in the Catskills

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Foxfire Living: Design, Recipes, and Stories from the Magical Inn in the Catskills

Foxfire Living: Design, Recipes, and Stories from the Magical Inn in the Catskills by Eliza Clark, Tim Trojian
English | December 17th, 2019 | ISBN: 0062863231 | 272 pages | EPUB | 432.52 MB

A gorgeous full-color field guide to the innovative neo-vintage design style that is the hallmark of Foxfire Mountain House, the magical inn in the Catskills, bursting with design ideas, recipes, projects, and tips for achieving its dreamy aesthetic in your own home.

Frontlines: Stories of Global Environmental Justice

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Frontlines: Stories of Global Environmental Justice

Frontlines: Stories of Global Environmental Justice by Nick Meynen
English | December 14th, 2019 | ISBN: 1789041929 | 312 pages | EPUB | 1.57 MB

Every unpacked frontline is one cutting edge of an economic system and political ideology that is destroying life on earth. Revealing our ecosystems to be under a sustained attack, Nick Meynen finds causes for hope in unconventional places. 'In his wide-ranging journalism and writing, Nick Meynen has been vividly mapping struggles for justice around the world.

Mining Social Media: Finding Stories in Internet Data

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Mining Social Media: Finding Stories in Internet Data

Mining Social Media: Finding Stories in Internet Data by Lam Thuy Vo
English | December 10th, 2019 | ISBN: 1593279167 | 208 pages | EPUB (True/Retail Copy) | 22.87 MB

BuzzFeed News Senior Reporter Lam Thuy Vo explains how to mine, process, and analyze data from the social web in meaningful ways with the Python programming language.

Silver Linings: Stories of Gratitude, Resiliency and Growth Through Adversity

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Silver Linings: Stories of Gratitude, Resiliency and Growth Through Adversity

Silver Linings: Stories of Gratitude, Resiliency and Growth Through Adversity by Janice Landry
English | September 1st, 2019 | ISBN: 1988286859 | 279 pages | EPUB | 1.57 MB

Silver Linings author Janice Landry asks the very tough question, "What are you the most grateful for?" to fifteen inspiring Canadians from five provinces and two esteemed guests from the United States. One of seventeen is Dr. Bob Emmons, considered to be the world's pre-eminent expert in the study of gratitude.

Sporting Gender: The History, Science, and Stories of Transgender and Intersex Athletes

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Sporting Gender: The History, Science, and Stories of Transgender and Intersex Athletes

Sporting Gender: The History, Science, and Stories of Transgender and Intersex Athletes by Joanna Harper
English | December 3rd, 2019 | ISBN: 1538112965 | 344 pages | EPUB | 1.80 MB

The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are likely to feature the first transgender athlete, a topic that will be highly contentious during the competition. But transgender and intersex athletes such as Laurel Hubbard, Tifanny Abreu, and Caster Semenya didn't just turn up overnight. Both intersex and transgender athletes have been newsworthy stories for decades.

Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

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Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe

Epic Continent: Adventures in the Great Stories of Europe by Nicholas Jubber
English | August 27th, 2019 | ISBN: 1529374340, 1473665809 | 336 pages | EPUB | 1.34 MB

'The prose is colourful and vigorous … Jubber's journeying has indeed been epic, in scale and in ambition. In this thoughtful travelogue he has woven together colourful ancient and modern threads into a European tapestry that combines the sombre and the sparkling' Spectator

Fitzbillies: Stories & Recipes from a 100-Year-Old Cambridge Bakery

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Fitzbillies: Stories & Recipes from a 100-Year-Old Cambridge Bakery

Fitzbillies: Stories & Recipes from a 100-Year-Old Cambridge Bakery by Alison Wright
English | November 28th, 2019 | ISBN: 1787135233 | 224 pages | EPUB | 59.48 MB

Over the past 100 years Fitzbillies has welcomed students, dons and residents of the city, who flock to the café to tuck into their celebrated Chelsea buns, fancy cakes and afternoon teas. Featuring over 50 recipes, Fitzbillies celebrates a centenary of the shop, staff and cakes that have fed generations of writers, philosophers, Nobel prize-winning scientists, comedians, internationally renowned historians, musicians and film stars alike.

Quality Chop House: Modern Recipes and Stories from a London Classic

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Quality Chop House: Modern Recipes and Stories from a London Classic

Quality Chop House: Modern Recipes and Stories from a London Classic by Will Lander
English | November 14th, 2019 | ISBN: 1787134482 | 256 pages | EPUB | 55.09 MB

The Quality Chop House has stood proudly on the corner of Farringdon Road and Exmouth Market since 1869. It's been a working man's cafe, a '90s celeb magnet and, for the last 7 years, one of London's best-known, best-loved restaurants, with its famous confit potatoes regularly topping lists of 'dishes you can't miss in London' on websites across the globe. On any given night, you will find notables from London's food world propping up the bar or rummaging for bottles of wine in the shop next door.

The Best New True Crime Stories: Serial Killers

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The Best New True Crime Stories: Serial Killers

The Best New True Crime Stories: Serial Killers by
English | November 19th, 2019 | ISBN: 1642500720 | 256 pages | EPUB | 2.86 MB

#1 Amazon New Release! — Serial Killer —Your Neighbor, Friend, Even Your Spouse?