books by Howard Norman
Mariner Books, 2007
Fans of Howard Norman, the internationally acclaimed author of The Hunting of L and The Bird Artist and a two-time National Book Award finalist, will find in his latest novel -- an intense and intriguingly unconventional love story -- all the hallmarks of this masterly writer: sparkling yet spare language, a totally compelling air of mystery spread over our workaday world, and ability to capture the metaphorical heartbeat at the center of our ...
What Is Left the Daughter
Mariner Books, 2010
Howard Norman, widely regarded as one of this country’s finest novelists, returns to the mesmerizing fictional terrain of his major books— The Bird Artist , The Museum Guard , and The Haunting of L —in this erotically charged and morally complex story. Seventeen-year-old Wyatt Hillyer is suddenly orphaned when his parents, within hours of each other, jump off two different bridges—the result of their separate involvements with the ...
The Bird Artist: A Novel
Howard Norman's The Bird Artist , the first book of his Canadian trilogy, begins in 1911. Its narrator, Fabian Vas is a bird artist: He draws and paints the birds of Witless Bay, his remote Newfoundland coastal village home. In the first paragraph of his tale Fabian reveals that he has murdered the village lighthouse keeper, Botho August. Later, he confesses who and what drove him to his crime--a measured, profoundly engrossing story of ...
On Kingdom Business: Transforming Missions Through Entrepreneurial Strategies
Kenneth A. Eldred
More than one quarter of the world's people have little or no opportunity to hear the gospel. While few of the unreached care to investigate the claims of Christ, they are concerned about their own economic advancement. This is an opportunity for the gospel. On Kingdom Business proposes a new model for using business in missions: kingdom entrepreneurship. Kingdom entrepreneurs are "job-makers," starting for-profit businesses of all sizes- ...
The Autobiography of Abbie Hoffman
Da Capo Press
The Autobiography of Abbie Hoffman tells the story of one of America's most influential and imaginative dissidents, a major figure in the 1960s counterculture and anti-war movement who remained a dedicated political organizer right up until his death in 1989. With his unique brand of humor, wit, and energetic narrative, Abbie Hoffman describes the history of his times and provides a first-hand account of such memorable actions as the ...
Forest Management: To Sustain Ecological, Economic, and Social Values
Lawrence S. Davis
K. Norman Johnson
Waveland Pr Inc
Applying twenty-first century analytical and quantitative ways of thinking about forest resource management problems . . . Now available from Waveland Press, the fourth edition of Forest Management revised significantly from previous, successful editions offers authoritative, up-to-date coverage of broad-scope concepts and ideas for those entering the fields of forest management, forest economics, and forest ecology. Viewed as large integrated ...
Next Life Might Be Kinder
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014
“After my wife, Elizabeth Church, was murdered by the bellman Alfonse Padgett in the Essex Hotel, she did not leave me.” Sam Lattimore meets Elizabeth Church in 1970s Halifax, in an art gallery. The sparks are immediate, leading quickly to a marriage that is dear, erotically charged, and brief. In Howard Norman’s spellbinding and moving novel, the gleam of the marriage and the circumstances of Elizabeth’s murder are revealed in ...
I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place
Mariner Books, 2013
“The events of a single episode of Howard Norman’s superb memoir are both on the edge of chaos and gathered superbly into coherent meaning . . . A wise, riskily written, beautiful book.” — Michael Ondaatje Howard Norman’s spellbinding memoir begins with a portrait, both harrowing and hilarious, of a Midwest boyhood summer working in a bookmobile, in the shadow of a grifter father and under the erotic tutelage of his brother’s ...
Teaching for Competence
Teachers College Press
Book by Sullivan, Howard, Higgins, Norman
Critique of Pure Reason, Second Edition
Kant's Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most rewarding, and difficult, of all philosophical works. The text followed is that of the second edition of 1787, and a translation is also given of all first edition passages which in the second edition are either altered or omitted. For this reissue of Kemp Smith's classic 1929 edition, Gary Banham has contributed a major new Bibliography of secondary sources on Kant, including stable internet ...
Spider-Man: The Gathering of Five (Spider-Man (Marvel))
, Howard Mackie, ...
Power. Immortality. Wisdom. Madness. Death. All those who partake in the mysterious Gathering of Five will gain one of these mystical gifts - but whichever one the Green Goblin gets, Spider-Man's in for the fight of his life! What part do Madame Web, Molten Man and the Scriers play in Norman Osborn's sinister machinations? Which of Spider-Man's loved ones has risen from the grave, and how does her return spell doom for humanity? And after all ...
NORTHERN TALES (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)
With tales from the tribal peoples of Greenland, Canada, Siberia, Alaska, Japan, and the polar region, told and retold during months-long winter nights, Northern Tales gathers together a rich diversity of traditions and cultures, spanning the Way-Back Time through the coming of the first white explorers. By turns tragic and comic, fantastic and earthy, frivolous and profound, this collection transports the reader to the haunting, little-known ...
Starting Chess (First Skills)
Usborne Pub Ltd
This exciting book, aimed at 5-8 year olds, covers a range of popular children''s activities. The step-by -step explanations and helpful pictures make it easy for a b eginner to acquire all the necessary skills and to have fun improving technique. '
A Convergence of Birds: Original Fiction and Poetry Inspired by Joseph Cornell
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers
Jonathan Safran Foer, acclaimed young author of Everything is Illuminated , fell in love with the work of Joseph Cornell while still a student at Princeton University and embarked on an ambitious project: to interest some of America's best-known writers to create original fiction and poetry inspired by the boxed collages of this beloved artist. Beautifully designed and produced--with over 20 tipped-on color plates, some of which are reproduced ...
Between Heaven and Earth: Bird Tales from Around the World
For centuries birds and their magnificent ability to fly have inspired tales of mischief, mystery, and enchantment. In a collection that is as beautiful as it is timeless, award-winning author Howard Norman and Caldecott medalists Leo and Diane Dillon offer five bird stories from around the world--including one about an elusive bird that sings like a warthog and another about a much loved quail dying of thirst. This glorious collaboration is ...
My Famous Evening: Nova Scotia Sojourns, Diaries, and Preoccupations (Directions)
Master storyteller Howard Norman draws on more than 30 years of visiting Nova Scotia for this remarkable ''book of selective memories.'' Combining stories, folklore, memoir, nature, poetry, and expository prose, the chapters of My Famous Evening ''may be seen as intersecting facets of reminiscence; there are certain refrains, themes, and preoccupations and I placed birds into as many of the book's nooks and crannies as possible.'' His goal: ...
Critique of Pure Reason
Immanuel Kant's Critique of Pure Reason is one of the most rewarding and difficult of all philosophical works. Norman Kemp Smith's translation is immensely valuable, not simply because he rendered Kant's language into readable English, but also because his own extensive understanding of the Critique made him acutely aware of the pitfalls of translation. This text is that of the second edition of 1787, with an additional translation of all ...
Born Tying Knots: Swampy Cree Naming Stories
Bear Claw Press
Lawrence S Davis
K. Norman Johnson
The edition includes significant changes while maintaining the features and strengths so highly valued by adopters for more than four decades! Forest Management retains its unique focus on analytical and quantitative ways of thinking about forest resources management. Its central aim is still to provide decision-makers and stakeholders with comprehensive, quantitative estimates of the consequences of various choices in land use and planning.
Recorded Books, 2011
Nobody has written more passionately or more vividly about the American Revolution than Howard Fast. The legendary living author of Freedom Road and Citizen Tom Paine , the Academy Award-winning screenwriter of Spartacus and the triumphant survivor of Hollywood's notorious blacklist of the fifties, Howard Fast is a part of American history. This definitive new edition of Fast's novel, with photographs from the A&E film, reverberates ...
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