books by Howard 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 ...
Northern Tales: Stories from the Native Peoples of the Arctic and Sub-Arctic Regions (Fairy Tale and Folklore ...
Northern Tales transports readers to the haunting, mysterious world of the north. From tales of village life to stores of wily tricksters and wise shamans, from accounts of love and marriage to tales that warn of the danger in Northern hearts, Howard Norman offers stories of ordinary and extraordinary events.
Spider-Man: The Gathering of Five (Spider-Man (Graphic Novels))
, 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
I Hate to Leave This Beautiful Place
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013
“A bracing and no-nonsense memoir, infused with fresh takes on love, death, and human nature.” — Kirkus Reviews , starred review As with many of us, the life of acclaimed novelist Howard Norman has had its share of incidents of “arresting strangeness.” Yet few of us connect these moments, as Norman has done in this spellbinding memoir, to show how life tangles with the psyche to become art. Norman’s story begins with a ...
Next Life Might Be Kinder
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
“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 ...
The Girl Who Dreamed Only Geese: And Other Tales of the Far North
HMH Books for Young Readers
Based on decades of research and extended collaboration with Inuit storytellers, award-winning author Howard Norman’s masterful retellings of ten Inuit tales invite readers on a unique story--journey from Siberia and Alaska to the Canadian Arctic and Greenland. Dramatic illustrations inspired by stonecut art of the Inuit people capture the beauty and mystery of these stories as they carry us--sometimes laughing, sometimes crying--from village ...
The Bird Artist: A Novel
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2007
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 ...
What Is Left the Daughter
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 ...
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- ...
In Fond Remembrance of Me: A Memoir of Myth and Uncommon Friendship in the Arctic
North Point Press
Howard Norman spent the fall of 1977 in Churchill, Manitoba, translating into English two dozen "Noah stories" told to him by an Inuit elder. The folktales reveal what happened when the biblical Noah sailed his Ark into Hudson Bay in search of woolly mammoths and lost his way. By turns startling, tragic, and comical, these inimitable narratives tell the history of the Arctic and capture the collision of cultures precipitated by the arrival of a ...
Target Iraq: What the News Media Didn't Tell You
Deftly separating truth from propaganda, Target Iraq is a hard-hitting expose of the harsh realities and consequences of the pending war and the media's failure to present the full spectrum of issues to the public. Target Iraq will figure prominently in the national debate about the war against Iraq. Included are appendices by the Institute for Public Accuracy and FAIR -- Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting -- that provide a line-by line analysis ...
The Museum Guard: A Novel
Orphaned by a zeppelin crash at age nine, DeFoe Russet was raised in a Halifax, Nova Scotia, hotel by his magnetic uncle Edward. Now thirty, DeFoe works with Edward as a guard in Halifax's three-room Glace Museum. He and his uncle disturb the silence of the museum with heated conversations that prove them to be "opposites at life." Away from the museum, DeFoe courts the affection of Imogen Linny, the young caretaker of the small Jewish cemetery. ...
American Artist Magazine, February 1968, Volume 32, Number 2, Issue 312
Howard L. Munns
Billboard Publications, Inc.
American Artist from February of 1968. Featured artist is Joe Almyda, and the cover art is one of his batiks. Other articles or subjects of articles include Sketching in the Zoo by Howard L. Munns, The Bookplates of Vojtech Preissig by Norman Kent, A. B. Jackson: His Porch People by Sidney Hurwitz, the art of Saul Kovner by Janice Lovoos, a New Chiaroscuro Wood Engraving by John De Pol, and Watercolor by Tore Asplund.
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 ...
Delivering Carrier Ethernet: Extending Ethernet Beyond the LAN
McGraw-Hill Osborne Media
Understand and evaluate the delivery of Carrier Ethernet using different technologies Carrier Ethernet is rapidly becoming the de facto platform for offering the next generation of high-bandwidth multimedia applications. Delivering Carrier Ethernet: Extending Ethernet Beyond the LAN provides, for the very first time, an in-depth assessment of the various network solutions that can be used to deliver Carrier Ethernet services. The book is ...
The Northern Lights: A Novel
In the frozen wilderness of northern Manitoba, fourteen-year-old Noah Krainik lives with his mother and cousin. With his quirky, cheerful best friend, Pelly Bay, he explores this exotic, lonely land—the domain of Cree Indians, trappers, missionaries, and fugitives from the modern world. When tragedy strikes, Noah must go on alone, discovering a new life in the south and the bustling of Toronto. It is there in the Northern Lights movie ...
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 ...
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