The Roundabout

Author: J.B. Priestley
Publisher: Oberon Books
ISBN: 1786820188
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‘Communism’s all right for a gentleman like yourself, but you’ll get over it.’ The Kettlewells are a dysfunctional family. Richard is an old Etonian whose business ventures are failing. Over one crowded weekend, his daughter Pamela, whom he hardly knows, returns from Russia, a passionate communist; his ex-wife and mistress both turn up; and his butler has a big win at the races. The Roundabout is a funny, touching, highly perceptive look at England in the 1930s, when it looked, just possibly, as if the social order might be changing.

The Roundabout

Author: Halak Nanavaty
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 145355677X
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Lata is a business tycoon. She has an unfulfilled dream. She wants to build a township in a small village near Vijayawada. Meera is a Punjabi girl from a rich family, but her heart lies in serving and nursing the poor and ill. Jay completes his sentence in a jail. All the three of them gather to achieve their dreams and make it one. A tragedy strikes all the three and compels them to separate and return to their original lives. The path of their life comes across a roundabout which they overcome and leads to the destination they started with for the betterment of everyone.

The Roundabout Boy

Author: Frances King
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1477280596
Size: 72.12 MB
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Ruffin is an eight year old boy, a third grader. He is the "man of the house", and a great deal of responsibility falls on his shoulders. He often is late returning home from school because he takes the time to help his teacher, a classmate, or a neighbor. Because of this habit, his mother has nicknamed him "Roundabout Boy". She is proud of her son, but like all good parents, she worries when he is late coming home from school. Will Ruffin's devotion to his teacher, his kindness to his classmates, and his helpfulness to older folks in the community be recognized and rewarded? Read ahead to find the answer.

The Roundabout Man

Author: Clare Morrall
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848942230
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Who is the Roundabout Man? He doesn't look like a tramp, yet he lives on a roundabout in a caravan and survives on the leftovers from a nearby motorway service station. He calls himself Quinn, the name of a boy in a world-famous series of children's books, but he's nearer retirement than childhood. What he hopes no one will discover is that he's the real Quinn, immortalised as a child by his mother in her entrancing tales about a little boy's adventures with his triplet sisters. It is this inheritance he has successfully run away from - until now. When Quinn's reclusive existence is invaded, he has to turn and face his past, and all the uncomfortable truths it contains about himself, his sisters and, most of all, his mother.

Savta Simcha And The Roundabout Journey To Jerusalem

Author: Yaffa Ganz
Publisher: Feldheim Publishers
ISBN: 9781583304525
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Savta Simcha and Uncle Nechemya set off on a world-wide tour, and they leave a little bit of the Holy City of Jerusalem wherever they go.

What You Lose On The Roundabout

Author: Christina E. Weaver
Publisher: Infinity Pub
ISBN: 9780741441256
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What You Lose on the Roundabout: A true story with the charm of Bridget Jones, the quirky, self-deprecating humor of Little Miss Sunshine and the drama of Robin Cook.

Sir Cumference And The Roundabout Battle

Author: Cindy Neuschwander
Publisher: Triangle Interactive, Inc.
ISBN: 1684446449
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Read Along or Enhanced eBook: When Steward Edmund Rounds and Sir Cumference notice that there are strangers camped nearby, Rounds II decides to investigate despite being involved with the task of learning how to make accurate counts of the castle's stores of food, supplies, and weaponry. When he reports back that an enemy is lying in wait, everyone moves quickly to defend the castle. But wait! Will Rounds II be able to figure out how many bows and arrows they have to create an appropriate battle plan? Using rounding techniques to figure out the totals more quickly, Rounds II is just in time to help stave off a potentially disastrous attack. From the Hardcover edition.

The Roundabout Has Stopped What We Fail To Teach Our Kids About Money

Author: Andy Golding
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781907720413
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Andy Golding can't make you a millionaire, but this is what he can do: To get you thinking about money, your choices and options. To help you develop an early warning system for your financial problems. To get past some of the myths about money and to give an insight into the thinking at your bank. Help you think about your relationship with your bank. What do they want from you? What can you get from them and how can you work with them. Speculate (and it is just speculation) about where financial services, society, demographic change and so on is taking us ... might we be seeing the end of retirement, and what would it mean to you? To shed some light on the financial situation we're in at the present (by we, I mean the whole world). To give you the means to explain personal finance to others. He'll even quote some Karl Marx - not something you readily associate with a financial services CEO.

The Roundabout Revolutions

Author: Eyal Weizman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783956790980
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One common feature of the wave of recent revolutions and revolts around the world is not political but rather architectural: many erupted on inner-city roundabouts. In thinking about the relation between protest and urban form, Eyal Weizman starts with the May 1980 uprising in Gwangju, South Korea, the first of the "roundabout revolutions," and traces its lineage to the Arab Spring and its hellish aftermath. Rereading the history of the roundabout through the vortices of history that traverse it, the book follows the development of the roundabout in Europe and North America in the early twentieth century, to its subsequent export to the colonial world in the context of attempts to discipline and police the "chaotic" non-Western city. How did an urban apparatus put in the service of authoritarian power became the locus of its undoing? Today, as the tide of revolt that characterized the Arab Spring seems to ebb, when nations and societies disintegrate by brutal civil wars and military oppression, the series of revolutions might seem like Dante's circles of hell. To counter this counter-revolution, Weizman proposes that the immanent power of the people at the roundabouts will need to find its corollary in sustained work at round tables--the ongoing formation of political movements able to enact political change. The sixth volume of the Critical Spatial Practice series stems from Eyal Weizman's contribution to the Gwangju Folly II in 2013, an exhibition curated by Nikolaus Hirsch with Philipp Misselwitz and Eui Young Chun for the Gwangju Biennale. Weizman and the architect Samaneh Moafi constructed a folly composed of seven roundabouts and a round table in front of the Gwangju train station, one of the central points in the events of May 1980. Critical Spatial Practice 6 With Blake Fisher and Samaneh Moafi Edited by Nikolaus Hirsch, Markus Miessen Featuring photography by Kyungsub Shin