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Sign Of The Dove

Author : Susan Fletcher
ISBN : 1442409738
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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"You must go to the dragon. You must leave tonight." Before she even hears the words, Kaeldra already knows she must find the mother dragon whose draclings have just hatched and get some of the precious milk in order to save her foster sister’s life. Since Kaeldra can communicate with dragons, she is the only one who can accomplish the task. And so she begins a journey that will entwine her fate with that of three little draclings and one would-be dragonslayer—a journey that will become a struggle for life.

The Eagle And The Dove

Author : John Whiteclay Chambers
ISBN : 0815625197
Genre : Political Science
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This text offers an interpretation of the relationship between the peace movement and US foreign policy in America's formative years as a world power. It indicates the peace movement's significant influence upon American attitudes and its varying impact upon US foreign and defence policies.

The Cunning Of The Dove

Author : Alfred Duggan
ISBN : 9781447228912
Genre : Fiction
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Alfred Duggan’s Saxon novels have a special cachet. In The Cunning of the Dove, this masterly author chooses Edward the Confessor as his hero. The story is told by the royal chamberlain. He thinks in English, speaks in French and writes in Latin, but Duggan does our share of the work and the fog is dissipated. St Edward is unwrapped from the shroud of ignorance that has enveloped him, and is presented as a credible human being: a saint, but one whose unworldliness gave him extraordinary political foresight. He is remembered for the splendid foundation of Westminster. But his greatest contribution was his unswerving belief that England needed a Norman rule to unify the country. ‘Before Alfred Duggan wrote this novel Edward the Confessor was probably the dimmest of English kings. But Duggan is a master . . . and brings to life a whole remote age, which we accept, miracles and all.’ Evening Standard ‘He is a true artist, creating and composing from a disciplined imagination. There is no denying the coherence and lucidity of his account’ Times Literary Supplement

Follow The Dove

Author : Catherine M. Byrne
ISBN : 9781848768062
Genre : Historical fiction
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Fifteen year old Isa Muirison loves her life working for the floating shops of Orkney at the turn of the 20th century. But her happy family life is thrown into turmoil by her father’s decision to emigrate to Canada, her sister’s illness, and her own love for Davie, a penniless whisky runner. Despite her family’s opposition, she follows Davie to his tiny island home where she is met by the fierce hostility of his mother and his childhood sweetheart, Chrissie.Alone among strangers, Isa’s unrelenting determination gains acceptance and popularity in the close-knit community. But no one could have foreseen the tragedy that rips the heart out of that community and shatters Isa’s security... Meanwhile, Chrissie has found solace in the arms of Davie’s violent brother Jack, only to discover a darkness in his soul she could never have imagined. Events are set in motion over which the two women have no control...Will either of them ever find peace – and in whose arms will Davie find solace? Set in the Northern isles of Scotland, amid the treacherous waters of the Pentland Firth, Follow the Dove shows how love can conquer all, and how, even in the most diverse of conditions, a community can pull together to protect its own. It describes a way of life that is authentic but gone forever. Inspired by Catherine Cookson, Jessica Stirling and Evelyn Hood, the book will appeal to women interested in historical fiction. Follow the Dove won the second prize in the novel category of the Scottish Association of Writers.

Return Of The Dove

Author : Margaret Storm
ISBN : 0787308498
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1959 This volume, a biography of that great personality, Nikola Tesla, reveals much of the danger, mystery, conspiracy, & intrigue that reached into the highest places of government & the guarded inner sancta of big industry. the author says, "Another d.

Unlikely Friendships For Kids The Monkey The Dove

Author : Jennifer S. Holland
ISBN : 9780761172154
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Unlikely Friendships is a phenomenon. It’s a runaway New York Times bestseller with more than 260,000 copies in print in less than half a year; a book with its compelling message of hope and friendship and differences overcome. Temple Grandin called it “. . . amazing. It shows the power of friendship.” Now Unlikely Friendships is rewritten for younger readers: Unlikely Friendships for Kids, a series of hardcover chapter books for children, ages seven and up. Here are three collections each with five of the clearest, most interesting stories from the original book, like the monkey and the dove or the leopard and the cow. Chapter books give young readers a strong sense of accomplishment, and these heartwarming animal stories, with their incredible photographs and inexplicable mysteries of attraction, their focus on friendship, love, and the ways that creatures of all different species can find common bonds of affection, will keep kids turning the pages to find out about the unusual ways animals help each other and discover the love of new friends. Each is a perfect gift for young animal lovers, and a lovely subject to help kids get reading.

The Knight And The Dove

Author : Lori Wick
ISBN : 9780736931557
Genre : Fiction
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Marigold scorns the king's edict and vows she will never marry a lowly earl, so Lord Vincent must call his beloved Megan from the abbey and send her to marry Bracken of Hawkings Crest. Soon jealousy drives Marigold to madness when she discovers that Bracken has been made a duke for his obedience. Will Megan be rescued from Marigold's wicked scheme?

The Sound Of The Dove

Author : Beverly Bush Patterson
ISBN : 0252070038
Genre : Music
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Resum: "In The Sound of the Dove, Beverly Bush Patterson explores one of the oldest traditions of American religious folksong, a national heritage of great beauty and dignity that remains vital in the lives and worship of predestinarian Primitive Baptists in the southern mountains. This unaccompanied and frequently unharmonized congregational singing challenges our assumptions about creativity, aesthetics, meaning, and identity. Patterson's revealing study incorporates interviews, field observations, historical research, song transcriptions, and musical analysis. She uses seventeenth-century English documents to trace historical antecedents of Primitive Baptist singing and to frame her discussion of religious belief and gender roles as they intersect with singing. One chapter is devoted to the role of women in this church"

The Ant And The Dove

Author : Jenny Giles
ISBN : 017009734X
Genre : Fables
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Designed to be used by children in their first six months of school PM Starters One and Two

Masquerades In Henry James S The Wings Of The Dove

Author : Rositsa Kronast
ISBN : 9783640566280
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Seminar paper from the year 2009 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Comparative Literature, grade: 1,0, LMU Munich (Department fur Anglistik und Amerikanistik), course: Hauptseminar Writing Venice Around 1900, language: English, abstract: Focusing on Henry James's The Wings of the Dove, the present paper explores a plurality of masquerades, conditioned by open secrets and their influence on the communication between the characters. In this respect, I consider masquerades in terms of mutual contracts. One pretends to be someone else and others pretend to believe in one's pretences. Eventually, however, the performers develop the 'symptoms' of their roles in themselves and, thus, blur the distinction between dishonest and honest performances. Therefore, I argue that the masquerades in The Wings of the Dove are performances, which submit to the logic of simulation, revoking the separation of the real from the simulated. Besides, I refer to masks and masquerades not in a literal, but in a metaphorical sense. The first chapter, Masks, examines a rich American heiress's (Milly Theale) designations as dovelike and incurably ill, which turn into self-fulfilling prophecies, thus, indicating a complex relation between masks and the performativity of language and silence. The second chapter, Secrets, focuses on the pluralities of knowledge, ignorance and silence, which Milly's mysterious illness and Lionel 's unknown crime presuppose. The third chapter, Games, argues that the masquerades in The Wings of the Dove violate the binary opposition between truth and deception. Therefore, they are to be understood in regard to the mentioned notion of simulation. The fourth chapter, Coming Outs and Double Binds, demonstrates that coming out of the closet, in other words, the disclosure of one's secret, leads to another closet. The last one, Venice, discusses the Italian city in terms of its relation to the characters' masquerades and importance for the Jamesian t

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