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Catching The Tide

Author : Judith Lennox
ISBN : 9780755383511
Genre : Fiction
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Secrets shape the ebb and flow of our lives... Two sisters face battles in life and love amongst the ever-present threat of war in Judith Lennox's unforgettable historical novel, Catching the Tide. Perfect for fans of Santa Montefiore and Kate Morton. 1933. Tessa and Frederica Nicolson enjoy one last idyllic summer at the beautiful Villa Millefiore, overlooking Florence. Four years later, Italy is a distant memory and Tessa is revelling in the glamour and excitement of modelling in London, until a passionate affair with married author Milo Rycroft leads to tragic consequences. Tessa returns to Florence, and, missing her sister desperately, Freddie, too, travels to Italy, where she is swept up in adventure, danger and romance, and makes a chance encounter that will change her life. With the outbreak of World War Two, Tessa and Freddie must fight for their own survival and happiness, while they wonder whether they will ever see each other again... What readers are saying about Catching the Tide: 'Ideal escapism' 'This beautifully written book has an overarching theme of love and loss, and expertly captures the hedonistic atmosphere of pre-war WW2 London and Europe' 'Wonderful story, I couldn't put the book down!'

Der Italienische Geliebte

Author : Judith Lennox
ISBN : 9783492950367
Genre : Fiction
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Italien in den frühen 1930ern: In der Villa Millefiore bei Fiesole erleben die englischen Schwestern Tessa und Freddie Nicolson eine ungetrübte Jugend. Nach dem unsteten Künstlerdasein und dem frühen Tod des Vaters hat die Mutter mit ihren beiden Töchtern hier eine Heimat gefunden - und in der gut situierten Familie Zanetti enge Freunde. Als die 17-jährige Tessa sich zum ersten Mal verliebt und eine leidenschaftliche Beziehung mit Guido Zanetti eingeht, werden die Mädchen nach England ins Internat geschickt. Jahre vergehen, in denen die beiden Frauen ihren Weg machen: Freddie fasst als Redakteurin bei einer Zeitschrift in London Fuß, die anziehend schöne Tessa kann sich als Mannequin ein ausgelasseneres Leben leisten. Anders als ihre Schwester weiß Tessa, dass sie eines Tages nach Italien zurückkehren will. Sie scheut sich jahrelang vor einer festen Bindung und droht darüber alles zu verlieren, was sie liebt. Als Italien sich im Zweiten Weltkrieg Deutschland anschließt, wird Tessas lange erträumte Rückkehr zu einem gefährlichen Unterfangen. Und auch Freddie begräbt ihre Sehnsüchte viel zu lang ...

Discovery Passage

Author : Robin Fitzgerald
ISBN : 9781477117019
Genre : Fiction
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The places described here are real, as are the Legends told in this tale of many cultures. It´s more than just a sailing adventure where a spirited young couple share insights of the heart. Visit time periods of the past to reveal what we are hearing, seeing, and feeling today. Find some answers to the ´strange sounds´ and the giant green spiral over Norway, by learning of the Kwakuitl Peoples´ winter ceremonials that hold the secrets of our beginnings, and what we need to know about the present day. There is a ´shift´ coming, but to understand it you have to savour this book. Let it tell the story at a pace that anyone can absorb.

Reeds Marine Insurance

Author : Barrie Jervis
ISBN : 9781472902627
Genre : Transportation
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Reeds Marine Insurance is aimed at all those who have little or no experience of marine or any other form of insurance working within the maritime transport field. Ideal for cargo operators, port managers, ship brokers, and shipping transport managers, it will also be invaluable for students on maritime law, sea transport and shipping courses and for those studying marine insurance as part of a maritime management course. It is designed to take the reader from the basics through to a competent level of understanding on the subject. It includes the main principles underlying marine insurance the 1983, 1995 and 2003 hull clauses fully explained together with war risks insurance a complete outline of the cover given by P and I clubs, set out in an easy to read format an in-depth look at cargo insurance and the standard clauses the principles of General Average includes legal precedents.

Ocean Pulse

Author : John T. Tanacredi
ISBN : 9781489901361
Genre : Science
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There are many conferences, workshops and meetings annually around the world, each emphasizing a specialty area for scientific exploration and research. Yet in very few instances, if at all, do the multidisciplinary aspects of science get presented so one may see the diversity of dependencies these seemingly disparate disciplines actually have. The Explorers Club and the U. S. National Park Service collaborated to make a first attempt at what will continue to be an "ocean pulse'" effort; conferences combining the aquaculture sciences; the search for underwater antiquities and the marinelbio-technologies utilized to explore these areas. The purpose has been to bring together not just academicians to talk about their finding in the field or the laboratory, but to provide a forum for the practical applications of "technology" to expanding our worlds fisheries as well as to continue to explore our world's oceans; the earth's truly last frontier. After everything is said and done, we still know precious little about our ocean environments. Their influences on our lives are monumental and yet we continue to be very parochial and conservative in our dedication to exploring their depths and resources. We feel confident that this initial effort by our respective groups to awaken a realization in the public and private sectors of the need for a cross-disciplinary approach to scientific research in the marine environment, is a necessity as we approach the 21 st century. Kevin C.

Time And Tide

Author : Richard Shellhorn
ISBN : 9781594334900
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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is a story about a duck cabin on Alaska's Copper River Delta—and much more! In 1959 the Shellhorns built their place on Pete Dahl Slough, one of many intertidal waterways that braid the 50 mile marshland formed by the Copper. This wetland is a natural breeding habitat for waterfowl, and also a stopping place for migratory birds. Time and Tide Adventures on Alaska's Copper River Delta While early explorers and prospectors traversed the region, it was salmon that first drew pioneers to the outer edges of the Delta, where fishermen built camps to operate set net sites. Soon the famous Copper River and Northwestern Railroad would follow. Here is a chronicle of the early days of the Delta, beginning with Lt. Henry Allen's amazing expedition up the Copper in 1885, as well as a history of fisheries, war, roads, fires, storms, earthquakes, floods, and duck hunting. Plus change of habitat, with moose, bear, and other predators moving out on the Delta as brush and trees exploded following land uplift, and the sloughs gradually silted in. Meet characters such as Long Shorty, Curly Hoover, Kernel Korn, Eyeball Leer, and the Mayor of Pete Dahl, Don Shellhorn. Learn about duck shacks such as the Pair-A-Dice Inn, Boxcar, and Korn Hole, and the rich history hidden in their walls. Delight in the foibles of boating and hunting in the wild weather and water of the Flats. Revel in the Ode to Family and small town Alaska found in countless quotes from the Shellhorn Duck Cabin Logs, 54 years of unique recorded history, written by 458 different visitors. Full of laughter, joy, and tragedy; replete with lessons and truths; ribald and poignant; Time and Tide is the story of an Era of Adventure on the Copper River Delta.

Roland Martin S 101 Bass Catching Secrets

Author : Roland Martin
ISBN : 9781626367326
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Roland Martin, the most successful bass fisherman in history in terms of tournaments won, is a prolific source of bass fishing wisdom and sure-fire bassing tips. Both practical and discursive, Martin not only discusses why bass strike, how to use live bait, plugs, and spinners, tricks for night fishing, and how to fish logs, weeds, rocks, and trees; he also recounts how he once fished five rods at once during a school feeding frenzy, and how fellow legend Bill Dance charmed him out of a spinnerbait and beat him with it in a tournament. Full of information and great stories, Roland Martin's 101 Bass-Catching Secrets is the best guide available to help fishermen land more bass, and a revealing look at the exciting world of professional fishing.

Tide And Current

Author : Carol Araki Wyban
ISBN : 0824813960
Genre : Nature
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Tide and Current: Fishponds of Hawaii chronicles ten years in the life of author and artist Carol Araki Wyban, during which she lived with, learned about, and came to love the fishponds of Hawaii. In lyric prose and art, the book captures the essence of the timeless ecological truths she discovered. The author relates her experiences from the viewpoint of an entrepreneur, but one with a deep commitment to the past and to the legacy given us by the ancient Hawaiians regarding the use of fishponds as food production systems. Unlike other native cultures that hunted and gathered over vast territories, the Hawaiians early on developed renewable, sustainable, and comprehensive management of their natural resources in the limited space of small islands. They were innovators who took a great step from catching fish to raising fish. With drawings and photographs, tables and graphs, Wyban presents not only the daily routine of life at a commercial fishpond, but also an in-depth look at how the Hawaiians of yore managed their resources, the technology they developed through need, and the myths, legends, and kapu associated with the fishponds. Their inventiveness has important implications for us today and for nurturing future generations.

Fish Catching Methods Of The World

Author : Otto Gabriel
ISBN : 9780470995631
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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In the sixteen years since the last edition of Von Brant’s classic work was published, fishing and fisheries have undergone vast changes. Not only has there been great progress in the development of new tools, materials and techniques, but the industry has seen an increasing need to address controversial issues such as declining fish stocks, enormous quantities of bycatch and discard and the impact of towed fishing gear on the environment. Fully revised and updated to reflect such changes, the fourth edition of this widely read and popular book offers: A unique, comprehensive survey of the evolution of fishing methods throughout the world Approximately 750 illustrations showing the extensive range of methods, techniques and equipment used in fishing across the globe Fishing gear classified according to the FAO system Additional chapters: Fishing Effects on Fish Stocks and Environment and Fishery and Gear Research All researchers, fisheries scientists, fisheries students, administrators and libraries in universities and research establishments where fish and fisheries are studied and taught will find this book a valuable addition to their shelves. Commercial and sports fishermen will also find Fish Catching Methods of the World a fascinating and vital reference.


Author : Nat McBride
ISBN : 0340926740
Genre : Blogs
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Blogging is here to stay; the numbers are huge and rising fast. Catching the tide of this sudden explosion of the blogging phenomenon 'Teach Yourself Blogging' will show you how to build and maintain your own weblog. Unlike most lower priced blogging books, 'Teach Yourself Blogging' does not focus wholly on specific blogging services. Covering the history of blogging it helps you to decide what sort of blog you want, tells you how to design and write it and to blog not only for pleasure but also for profit.

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