Making Room

Author: Annette L. Eastis
Publisher: Tate Publishing
ISBN: 1616631767
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Making Room: A California Christmas Gift is an amazing example of God's process of change in a person and a family. In this true story of divine inspiration, a young father shares his vision of reaching out to the lost youth of a California town. Despite a lack of money, materials, and expertise, this family will come together to make a sacrifice; will they find a way to reach those who need the gift of God's love?

Room

Author: Laurence Fearnley
Publisher: Victoria University Press
ISBN: 9780864733900
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Amelia had grown accustomed to this room, the careful way in which the equipment in it had been arranged. So neat and tidy She liked the order. It seemed reliable, simple and unemotional. Every day predictable, so similar to the day before. Even this woman sat in the same chair as all the other patients she had examined. Years of women, years of abortions. One morning a young patient fails to keep an appointment. Room is the story of what happens to Amelia in the days that follow.

Schools Of Yesteryear

Author: Patricia Beathard
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 1466970243
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At 9:00 in the morning, the day begins for children of the 1800's as they walk to their one room school. Children ages eight through eighteen years of age enter the building as they are greeted by their teacher. All of the students will be learning their lessons in one room at the same time. The schoolhouses grades one through eight and all grade level subjects are taught by one teacher. The schoolhouse is often very cold, because there is only a potbelly stove to warm it. Long windows on two sides of the room provide the only light in the room. There is no cafeteria for a warm meal and no bathroom facilities in the building. Even with these minimum facilities, these children have fun as they learn through spelling bees and ciphering contests. This book includes sections on games that were played during recess, recipes of food eaten for lunch, directions on how to make items used in school at this time, and samples of lessons that were learned.

A Room Of One S Own

Author: Virginia Woolf
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547544405
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Why is it that men, and not women, have always had power, wealth, and fame? Woolf cites the two keys to freedom: fixed income and one’s own room. Foreword by Mary Gordon.

The Empty Room

Author: Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9780743201513
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The younger sister of a boy who died in his teens of a rare autoimmune disease describes the loving bond they shared and draws on interviews with more than two hundred sibling survivors to consider the complex emotional impact of losing a brother or sister. 35,000 first printing.

An Elephant In The Living Room

Author: Jill M. Hastings
Publisher: Hazelden Publishing
ISBN: 9781568380353
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Originally published: Minneapolis, Minn.: CompCare Publishers, 1984.

Living Room Wars

Author: Ien Ang
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415128018
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Living Room Wars brings together Ien Ang's recent writings on television audiences, and , in response to recent criticisms of cultural studies, argues that it is possible to study audience pleasures and popular television in a way that is not naively populist. Ang examines how the makers and marketers of television attempt to mould their audience and looks at the often unexpected ways in which the viewers actively engage with the programmes they watch. Living Room Wars highlights the inherent contradictions of a `politics of pleasure' of television consumption: Ang moves beyond the trditional forcus on textual meanings to explore the structural and historical representations fo television audiences as an integral part of modern culture. Her wide-ranging and illuminating discussion takes in the battle between television and its audiences; the politics of empirical audience research; new technologies and the tactics of television consumption; ethnography and radical contextualism in audience studies; television fiction and women's fantasy; feminist desire and female pleasure in media consumption, and the transnational media system.

Ac

Author: Aernout Mik
Publisher: Walther Konig
ISBN:
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Amsterdam-based sculptor Aernout Mik creates walk-in installations where video film combines with architectural elements to transform familiar spatial structures into unfamiliar and provoking ones. Two of his newest and most important works show absurd film scenes on a backscreen foregrounded by an actual identical scene: illusion vs. reality. Mik's grotesque, amusing, and at the same time serious films deal with the behavior of people in a group, highlighting their actions, interactions, and reactions.

The Hidden Room

Author: Patricia Kathleen Page
Publisher: The Porcupine's Quill
ISBN: 9780889841901
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The Hidden Room is filled with treasure gathered from over five decades of some of the best poetry ever written in Canada. Almost all of the poetry P. K. Page has published in volume form is here, all the way from Unit of Five (1944) to Hologram (1994), together with a good many unpublished poems and poems hitherto published only in magazines, from all stages of her career. A section of luminous new poems completes the volume. Evening Dance of the Grey Flies and Hologram appear substantially as first published, though virtually every other section has undergone thoughtful reassessment by the author with the assistance of editor Stan Dragland. The Hidden Room is something more than simply a mechanical Collected. The inclusion of uncollected and new poems has demanded a re-choreographing, a reassortment of familiar poems into new families. The Hidden Room is quite possibly the best collection of verse ever published in this country. This is the essential, rather than the entire P. K. Page, a lifetime of work that any poet would be proud to call their own.