Publisher : Lake Union Publishing
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 1477828435
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 402

Everyone has secrets, but some can change your life forever.… In the midst of the Second World War, Eva receives the devastating news that her husband is missing and presumed dead. Neither wife nor widow, she lives in a numb state of limbo until, in the heat of an English summer, she meets Bill, a black American GI. Despite their vastly different backgrounds, neither can deny the love that overcomes them in the frantic weeks that follow, when every day could be their last. After Eva discovers she's pregnant, Bill is shipped off to join the D-day fight, leaving her alone in a bigoted world. As her mixed-race daughter, Louisa, grows up, how far will Eva go to keep her safe and bury the past? And how far will Louisa go to uncover the truth?

Publisher : John Murray
Category : Color
ISBN : 1473630835
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 327

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'A mind-expanding tour of the world without leaving your paintbox. Every colour has a story, and here are some of the most alluring, alarming, and thought-provoking. Very hard painting the hallway magnolia after this inspiring primer.' Simon Garfield The Secret Lives of Colour tells the unusual stories of the 75 most fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso's blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid yellow to kelly green, and from scarlet women to imperial purple, these surprising stories run like a bright thread throughout history. In this book Kassia St Clair has turned her lifelong obsession with colours and where they come from (whether Van Gogh's chrome yellow sunflowers or punk's fluorescent pink) into a unique study of human civilisation. Across fashion and politics, art and war, The Secret Lives of Colour tell the vivid story of our culture.

Publisher : Barrons Educational Series Incorporated
Category : Art
ISBN : 0764164422
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 95

"For the artist, colors are elements of a language that must be understood and controlled. This book will explain the basic principles of color and instruct you in color's many different applications. The principles spelled out in these pages will erase any doubts or confusions that might be inhibiting your technique as a painter. As you grow more familiar with the fundamental techniques of mixing, applying, and contrasting different colors, you will begin to master the secrets that are used by professional artists to achieve dramatic and truly distinctive effects in their paintings"--P. [4] of cover.

Publisher : Algonquin Young Readers
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9781616204037
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 272

NOW IN PAPERBACK! “Relationships, secrets and lies aplenty for caper-loving fans.” —Kirkus Reviews When Saba Khan’s apartment burns in a mysterious fire, possibly a hate crime, her high school rallies around her. Then a quirky piece of art donated to a school fund-raising effort for the Khans is revealed to be an unknown work by a famous artist, worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, and Saba’s life turns upside down again. Soon students and teachers alike debate who should get the money, pointing fingers and making startling accusations. Through monologues, journal entries, interviews, articles, and official documents, the cast of characters reveal how they see what happened. “This art mystery is that rare book that will be passed around by teens as well as teachers in the faculty lounge, discussed and dissected and immediately reread . . . The incidents at Highsmith School will stay on readers’ minds long after the last page.” —Booklist, starred review “This darkly ambiguous, provocative novel highlights several themes worthy of discussion, including the destructive power of secrets and the politics of generosity.” —The Horn Book Magazine “A clever mystery told in many voices . . . Greed and jealousy go head-to-head with kindness and good intentions . . . Everybody has secrets.” —Shelf Awareness “Through unique journal entries, articles, and interviews, a tangled web of unusual secrets unfolds.” —Teen Vogue

Publisher : Mosby
Category : Medical
ISBN : 1560531657
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 368

Retaining the familar question and answer format, this volume in the series contains many colour illustrations demonstrating the secrets of ophthalmology. Subjects covered include cornea and external disease, uveitis, and glaucoma.

Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Category : Medical
ISBN : 9780323396776
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 800

Concise and easy-to-use, USMLE Step 1 Secrets provides the most effective, high-yield review you need for achieving success on this high-stakes exam. Presented in the popular Secrets Q&A format, this bestselling USMLE review book features questions and short answers along with case scenarios to prepare you for the vignette-style USMLE exam. A case-based approach and abundant clinical context help prepare for the vignette-style of the USMLE exam. Renowned USMLE review author Dr. Thomas Brown and Dr. Sonali Bracken bring together their expertise with a team of medical student reviewers and authors to provide the most current overview of board-tested content. Figures, tables, and summary boxes provide a visual and concise overview of important board-relevant content. New color images added throughout—including those found in a new chapter covering high-yield dermatology and pathology—enhance visual review of important, board-relevant images.

Publisher : Northlight
Category : Art
ISBN : 089134831X
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 128

Demonstrates how to create a variety of special color effects in a painting

Publisher : Dundurn
Category : History
ISBN : 9781896219820
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 249

A chance encounter led Catherine Slaney to investigate her family genealogy and revealed her great-grandfather, Dr. A.R. Abbott, Canada's first African-Canadian doctor.

Publisher : Llewellyn Worldwide
Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
ISBN : 9780738711447
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 226

The mysterious powers of gems, crystals, and minerals are finally explained in this practical guide to creating talismans. Casting a modern light on the age-old practice of talismans, gemologist Henry M. Mason correlates the mystical properties of these wondrous objects with the science of gemology. Connecting with the universal life force, the proper talisman can focus and magnify your own qualities—helping you fulfill dreams and desires. Mason's seven secrets explore how crystal structure, color, and chemistry contribute to a talisman's natural energies for aiding in attraction, protection, self-improvement, creativity, tranquility, spiritual awakening, and more. From selecting and preparing the proper mineral to empowering your talisman, this guide takes you through every step of creating and using talismans and amulets for optimum effect.

Publisher : AuthorHouse
Category : Philosophy
ISBN : 9781467896900
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 60

IN THIS BOOK The mysteries and energies of colours – mind and soul. How colour preferences show your character. Colours you choose reported on by psychic Zollo. Changes in colour preference and their meanings. Scientifi c considerations of colour choices. Energies of each separate colour. Universal Life Force Engeries Examined.