Publisher : Penguin
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781101146095
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 352

The second novel in #1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts' stunning Chesapeake Bay Saga, where the Quinn brothers must return to their family home on the Maryland shore, to honor their father's last request... Ethan Quinn is a waterman. He wasn’t born to the tradition but has embraced it. He’s a quiet man whose heart runs as deep as the waters he loves. And now, with his father gone, Ethan is determined to make the family boatbuilding business a success. But amidst his achievements lie the most important challenges of his life… There’s a young boy who needs him, and a woman and child he loves but never believed he could have. To shape his life around them, Ethan must face his own dark past—and accept not only who he is but what he hopes to become. Don't miss the other books in the Chesapeake Bay Saga Sea Swept Inner Harbor Chesapeake Blue

Publisher : U of Minnesota Press
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 0816630968
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 244

Heroic mothers defending home and hearth against a nature deformed by multinationalist corporate practice: this may be a compelling story, but it is not necessarily the source of valid feminist or ecological critique. What's missing is the democratic element, an insistence on bringing to public debate all the relations of gender and nature that such a view takes for granted. This book aims to situate a commitment to theory and politics -- that is, to democratic practice -- at the center of ecofeminism and, thus, to move toward an ecofeminism that is truly both feminist and ecological. The Good-Natured Feminist inaugurates a sustained conversation between ecofeminism and recent writings in feminist postmodernism and radical democracy. Starting with the assumption that ecofeminism is a body of democratic theory, the book tells how the movement originated in debates about "nature" in North American radical feminisms, how it then became entangled with identity politics, and how it now seeks to include nature in democratic conversation and, especially, to politicize relations between gender and nature in both theoretical and activist milieus.

Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Category : Social Science
ISBN : 9781416563327
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 528

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year, winner of the Southern Book Critics Circle Award and the Lillian Smith Award. An American epic of science, politics, race, honor, high society, and the Mississippi River, Rising Tide tells the riveting and nearly forgotten story of the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927. The river inundated the homes of almost one million people, helped elect Huey Long governor and made Herbert Hoover president, drove hundreds of thousands of African Americans north, and transformed American society and politics forever. The flood brought with it a human storm: white and black collided, honor and money collided, regional and national powers collided. New Orleans’s elite used their power to divert the flood to those without political connections, power, or wealth, while causing Black sharecroppers to abandon their land to flee up north. The states were unprepared for this disaster and failed to support the Black community. The racial divides only widened when a white officer killed a Black man for refusing to return to work on levee repairs after a sleepless night of work. In the powerful prose of Rising Tide, John M. Barry removes any remaining veil that there had been equality in the South. This flood not only left millions of people ruined, but further emphasized the racial inequality that have continued even to this day.

Publisher : MIRA
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1426874391
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 400

Nine people have gathered for the reading of Aurore Gerritsen's will. Some are family, others are strangers. But all will have their futures changed forever when a lifetime of secrets is finally revealed. Aurore Gerritsen left clear instructions: her will is to be read over a four-day period at her summer cottage on a small Louisiana island. Those who don't stay will forfeit their inheritance. With the vast fortune of Gulf Coast Shipping at stake, no one will take that risk. Tensions rise as Aurore's lawyer dispenses small bequests, each designed to expose the matriarch's well-kept secrets. Longtime loyalties are jeopardized and shocking new alliances are formed as the family feels the sands of belief shifting beneath their feet. As a hurricane approaches and survival itself is threatened, the fourth day dawns and everyone waits for the final truth to be revealed.

Publisher : Copper Canyon Press
Category : Poetry
ISBN : 9781619322394
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
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In Kelli Russell Agodon’s fourth collection, each poem facilitates a humane and honest conversation with the forces that threaten to take us under. The anxieties and heartbreaks of life—including environmental collapse, cruel politics, and the persistent specter of suicide—are met with emotional vulnerability and darkly sparkling humor. Dialogues with Rising Tides does not answer, This or that? It passionately exclaims, And also! Even in the midst of great difficulty, radiant wonders are illuminated at every turn.

Publisher : Appetite by Random House
Category : Cooking
ISBN : 9780525610687
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 304

AN INSTANT GLOBE & MAIL BESTSELLER! A beautiful journey through Canada’s Atlantic Coast—from the pastorals of Prince Edward Island to the wilds of Newfoundland—celebrating the region’s rich culinary community, and the innovative chefs and producers who make it. A Rising Tide is a love letter to the culinary renaissance of Canada’s Atlantic Coast written by DL Acken and Emily Lycopolus—both of whom grew up eating classic Atlantic Canadian dishes and spent months in the region exploring its burgeoning food scene. Whether you are discovering the East Coast’s countryside, seaside towns, or bustling cities, there is a thriving food scene, united by a revived culinary identity that celebrates the region’s terroir, and marries heritage with innovation. Enjoy more than 100 inventive recipes, many by beloved local chefs, and travel to meet the fishermen, producers, foragers, and restaurateurs who have come to define the region’s incredible cuisine. Celebrate local ingredients for each meal of the day no matter where you are thanks to the book’s ingredient substitutions guide. Featuring seasonal menus as well as gorgeous landscape and food photography throughout, A Rising Tide is a souvenir and a delicious roadmap to enjoy all of Atlantic Canada’s wonders.

Publisher : Indiana University Press
Category : Nature
ISBN : 9780253025920
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 272

Global climate change and global refugee crises will soon become inextricably interlinked. A new tsunami of climate refugees flows across the earth. We are now at the moment of truth."Climate change is with us and we need to think about the next big disturbing idea the potentially disastrous consequences of massive numbers of environmental refugees at large on the planet. In 2020 the United Nations projects that we will have 50 million environmental refugees mostly from Africa, Asia, and Latin America. How will people be relocated and settled? Is it possible to offer environmental refugees temporary or permanent asylum? Will these refugees have any collective rights in the new areas they inhabit? And lastly, who will pay the costs of all the affected countries during the process of resettlement? Environmental refugees are a problem beyond the scope of a single country or agency."John R. Wennersten and Denise Robbins, from the book

Publisher : Maria Rachel Hooley
Category : Fiction
ISBN :
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 200

Facing death is easy for Kelly Jamison because her heart is as broken as her body. Her life is a lie with a husband who cannot be trusted and too many broken dreams to count. Enter Tyler Adams, a man as comfortable with the world as he is with Kelly. He'll prove that life isn't numbered by days and love cannot be measured by years because when it comes down to it, we only remember the rise of the tides, not the fall.

Publisher : Heron Books
Category : Political Science
ISBN : 9781782067412
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 320

New ideas, new interconnections, new problems. Liam Fox analyses crucial world issues. The world has changed more and faster than any of us could have imagined. While that may be accepted in terms of global business and financial markets, and to some degree the worldwide web, people including their political leaders may have been slower at grasping what these new interconnections mean for the way we operate in this new era. Liam Fox begins by questioning what decision-makers fear as the threats to world stability and peace, and draws on his own experience to illuminate world events, past and present. In conversation with those responsible for keeping the world afloat - such as Tony Blair, Condoleezza Rice, Malcolm Rifkind and Donald Rumsfeld - he examines both triumph and disaster and explains how to meet the challenge of the new global reality.

Publisher : Berkley
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780425262764
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 351

Ethan Quinn works to make the family's Chesapeake Bay boatbuilding business a success while struggling--despite his dark and painful past--to find happiness with the woman whom he has always loved.