The Luminaries

Author: Eleanor Catton
Publisher: Granta Books
ISBN: 1847085938
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It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the New Zealand goldfields. On arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes. A wealthy man has vanished, a whore has tried to end her life, and an enormous fortune has been discovered in the home of a luckless drunk. Moody is soon drawn into the mystery: a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely patterned as the night sky. The Luminaries is an extraordinary piece of fiction. It is full of narrative, linguistic and psychological pleasures, and has a fiendishly clever and original structuring device. Written in pitch-perfect historical register, richly evoking a mid-19th century world of shipping and banking and goldrush boom and bust, it is also a ghost story, and a gripping mystery. It is a thrilling achievement and will confirm for critics and readers that Catton is one of the brightest stars in the international writing firmament.

The Luminaries

Author: Liz Greene
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 9780877287506
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"The lectures in this volume form the first part of a week-long seminar called The Inner Planets, which was given in Zeurich in June, 1990"--Introd.

Daily Sabbath And Festival Prayers In The Dead Sea Scrolls

Author: Daniel K. Falk
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004108172
Size: 80.53 MB
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This book presents evidence that daily, sabbath, and festival prayers found at Qumran represent liturgical traditions of different origin. They may thus provide testimony to wider Jewish prayer practice in the Second Temple period.

Ephemerides Of The Celestial Motions And Aspects Eclipses Of The Luminaries And C For Xx Years

Author: John Gadbury
Publisher: Nabu Press
ISBN: 9781144239136
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This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

The Concept Of Time In The Bible And The Dead Sea Scrollls

Author: Gerŝon Brîn
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004123144
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This work examines the approach to time in ancient Hebrew literature, beginning with the Bible and concluding with the first century CE, the latest possible time frame for the Scrolls. The volume discusses issues of terminology, substance and ideology.

Creative Thinking And Problem Solving For Young Learners

Author: Karen S. Meador
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563085291
Size: 26.37 MB
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Creativity informs all learning, but can it be taught? This book answers a resounding yes! It also shows you exactly how to nourish creativity and problem-solving abilities in your students. After presenting valid models of creative thinkers who appear in outstanding children's literature, the author offers a variety of activities that help young learners develop their creative processes through fluency, flexibility, and originality. She also provides lists for further reading and guidelines for adapting the lessons to other grade levels. With its thorough and upbeat approach, this book helps you empower students with important skills that they will use throughout their lives. Grades K-4 (adaptable to other grades).

Luminaries Of The Humble

Author: Elizabeth Woody
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 9780816514656
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Poems on those "who are not often heard from:" salmon, trees, edible roots, berries, deer. In Cricket, she writes: "Brilliant, he bristles as an undercover militant. / Hand winging in the air, / running the current of his backward hair. / Dogged, he insists on an argument." By the author of Hand into Stone.