The Nest On The Beach

Author: Annette Smith
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780170097192
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The accurately presented setting of this narrative gives reason for the agitation experienced by a sea bird when its nesting environment is threatened. Understanding the effect of setting is an essential feature of narrative texts.

On The Beach

Author: Nevil Shute
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 9780307476982
Size: 46.13 MB
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"The most shocking fiction I have read in years. What is shocking about it is both the idea and the sheer imaginative brilliance with which Mr. Shute brings it off." THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE They are the last generation, the innocent victims of an accidental war, living out their last days, making do with what they have, hoping for a miracle. As the deadly rain moves ever closer, the world as we know it winds toward an inevitable end....

Blood On The Beach

Author: Sarah N. Harvey
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
ISBN: 1459812956
Size: 64.23 MB
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Eight teens are dropped off on a remote west-coast island for a week-long treatment program called INTRO (Into Nature to Renew Ourselves). The story is told by two of them: Alice, whose police-officer mother believes Alice might have a substance-abuse problem, and Caleb, who assaulted his abusive stepfather. They are joined by six other miscreants and three staff: a psychologist, a social worker and an ex-cop. On the first night, one of the girls disappears from her cabin. There is a panicked search of the island, but she is nowhere to be found. The adults seem oddly ineffectual in dealing with the crisis—and then the ex-cop gets sick and dies. The radio has been sabotaged, and there is no way to call for help. When the social worker also becomes ill, the kids decide to take matters into their own hands and track down the killer.

The Boy On The Beach

Author: Tima Kurdi
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501175254
Size: 23.19 MB
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An intimate and poignant memoir about the family of Alan Kurdi—the young Syrian boy who became the global emblem for the desperate plight of millions of Syrian refugees—and of the many extraordinary journeys the Kurdis have taken, spanning countries and continents. Alan Kurdi’s body washed up on the shore of the Mediterranean Sea on September 2, 2015, and overnight, the political became personal, as the world awoke to the reality of the Syrian refugee crisis. Tima Kurdi first saw the shocking photo of her nephew in her home in Vancouver, Canada. But Tima did not need a photo to understand the truth—she and her family had already been living it. In The Boy on the Beach, Tima recounts her idyllic childhood in Syria, where she grew up with her brother Abdullah and other siblings in a tight‑knit family. A strong‑willed, independent woman, Tima studied to be a hairdresser and had dreams of seeing the world. At twenty‑two, she emigrated to Canada, but much of her family remained in Damascus. Life as a single mother and immigrant in a new country wasn’t always easy, and Tima recounts with heart‑wrenching honesty the anguish of being torn between a new home and the world she’d left behind. As Tima struggled to adapt to life in a new land, war overtook her homeland. Caught in the crosshairs of civil war, her family risked everything and fled their homes. Tima worked tirelessly to help them find safety, but their journey was far from easy. Although thwarted by politics, hounded by violence, and separated by vast distances, the Kurdis encountered setbacks at every turn, they never gave up hope. And when tragedy struck, Tima suddenly found herself thrust onto the world stage as an advocate for refugees everywhere, a role for which she had never prepared but that allowed her to give voice to those who didn’t have an opportunity to speak for themselves. From the jasmine‑scented neighbourhoods of Damascus before the war to the streets of Aleppo during it, to the refugee camps of Europe and the leafy suburbs of Vancouver, The Boy on the Beach is one family’s story of love, loss, and the persistent search for safe harbour in a devastating time of war.

Mullet On The Beach

Author: Patricia C. Griffin
Publisher: University of North Florida
ISBN:
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In the history of St. Augustine, the story of the Minorcans, who still today exert tremendous political and social influence, rivals the drama of the Jamestown or Plymouth settlements. Patricia C. Griffin describes their first twenty years in the New World, including the hardship of their arrival in British East Florida in 1768, their starvation and suffering on an indigo plantation, and their revolt and flight to sanctuary in St. Augustine. There, survivors of this devastating experience pieced back together their Mediterranean heritage. In time, they became farmers, craftsmen, shopkeepers, mariners, and fishermen. "Mullet on the beach," their freedom cry, signaled the emigrants' release from plantation captivity. As the Floridas reverted to Spanish control and were later acquired by the United States, the Minorcans became the core population of St. Augustine, settling into a quarter next to the city gate and south of the old Spanish fort which is now known as the restored area. Griffin brings alive this remarkable colonial venture through her use of documentary sources, archaeological evidence, and topographical and climatic data. Students of Florida history and the Spanish borderlands, specialists in migration studies, ethnohistorians, and the general reader will value this solidly researched study of a folk community's struggle and triumph in the New World.

Conversations On The Beach

Author: Götz Hoeppe
Publisher: Berghahn Books
ISBN: 9781845450151
Size: 26.67 MB
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Based on ethnographic fieldwork in a fishing village, this book explores the local environmental knowledge of the fisher folk and its role in helping them to adapt to rapidly changing conditions. Particular emphasis is put on conversation as a cultural process, the use of metaphors and figurative speech.

At The Beach

Author: Alexa Andrews
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698142160
Size: 67.89 MB
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Have fun at the beach! In this easy reader, kids will have fun seeing photographs and reading about the fish that live in the ocean, sand castles on the beach, and birds in the sky.

At The Beach

Author: Jean-Didier Urbain
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816634514
Size: 54.32 MB
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Around the world, when people think of vacation it's the beach they want-even when long distances must be traversed, the seashore is the place to escape the rigors of modern life. How did this come to be, and what does our ongoing love affair with the beach mean? How do shore vacations differ from traditional tourism, and what does this tell us about our dreams and fears? In At the Beach, Jean-Didier Urbain offers witty and insightful answers to these questions.

Fire On The Beach

Author: David Wright
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195154849
Size: 22.67 MB
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From the Civil War to the turn of the century, this is the true-life story of the original Coast Guard and one crew of African-American heroes who fought storms and saved lives off America's southeastern coast. 31 halftones.

Murder On The Beach

Author: Mohammed Ayya
Publisher: Mohammed Ayya
ISBN:
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Murder On The Beach: The Mystery of Ten Murders In 48 Hours (Murder Mystery Book) Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or any device. The city's peace is disturbed by murder of not one or two, but of ten people and that too within 48 hours. Is this a doing of a 'Serial Killer' or something else. It's a daunting task at the hands of Police Officer Dave Willis. Will he be able to save other innocent lives, before the killer get to them? Will he be able to catch the killer? The question remains to be answered. A murder mystery filled with suspense and a variety of twisted angles. Download your copy today! Take action today and download!!