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Poseidon S Wake

Author : Alastair Reynolds
ISBN : 9780575090521
Genre : Fiction
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This novel is a stand-alone story which takes two extraordinary characters and follows them as they, independently, begin to unravel some of the greatest mysteries of our universe. Their missions are dangerous, and they are all venturing into the unknown . . . and if they can uncover the secret to faster-than-light travel then new worlds will be at our fingertips. But innovation and progress are not always embraced by everyone. There is a saboteur at work. Different factions disagree about the best way to move forward. And the mysterious Watchkeepers are always watching.

Poseidon S Shadow

Author : A. P. Kobryn
ISBN : 0440168996
Genre : Fiction
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The Odyssey

Author : Bruce Louden
ISBN : UCSC:32106014975863
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Based upon his close reading of the epic's structure, Louden offers new interpretations of the poem, exploring the role of divine hostility in the narrative and locating the Odyssey within a mythic subgenre in which a deity's anger at the impiety of humanity results in the survival of a single just man out of an entire community. This bold rereading of the Homeric epicthe first attempt in years to map in detail the poem's overall structure - considerably enriches our understanding of the Odyssey's design and meaning.

Poseidon S Curse

Author : Christopher P. Magra
ISBN : 9781107112148
Genre : History
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An investigation of the Atlantic origins of the American Revolution, focusing on the British navy's impressment of American ships and mariners.

Revenge Of Poseidon S Trident

Author : Nick Barry
ISBN : 9781450210898
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From the moment Ethan Sparks lands on the Greek Island of Santorini, he thinks his assignment for The Young Explorer Magazine is a bad joke. The thirteen-year-old reporter is covering his dads latest archaeological digand its a weird one. A modern-day oracle in Delphi has uttered that Poseidons Trident really exists. Now Ethans father believes the Trident is buried in a volcanic ledge under the Aegean Sea. Dr. Sparks wants to use the latest underwater archaeology equipment to find the Trident, but his usual backers refuse to fund such a ridiculous expedition. When Spiros, a wacko billionaire, comes up with the cash, Ethan wants to know why. In his investigation with his new friend, Nico, the junior spies uncover a secret organization that would sooner kill the boys than let them reveal the truth. It will take a lot more than Ethan's spy-guy skills to escape being shark bait.

In The Wake Of Jung

Author : Molly Tuby
ISBN : UCSC:32106007801977
Genre : Psychology
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The Big Ones Get Away

Author : Philip Wylie
ISBN : UCAL:B4082864
Genre : Fishing stories, American
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From Babel To Finnegans Wake

Author : Howard Jacobson
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124130290
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this volume, we have united philological-textual contributions in seven very different areas in the hope that younger scholars may consider studying a third, non-Indo-European, language and culture by seeing what sort of lapidary work Jacobson can achieve in the smallest compass. The index for the first time provides direct access to numerous wonderful animadversions. One hundred and seventy-five articles previously published have been collected and reprinted in this volume.


Author : Russell Roberts
ISBN : 9781612284217
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Poseidon, the god of the sea, was the brother of Zeus. He shared many similarities with his brother, especially his appearance. Yet while Zeus sometimes displayed a playful and humorous side, Poseidon always seemed moody, morose, and even downright angry. Poseidon's prickly personality made him a god to be avoided, both by mortals and by other gods. Yet as ruler of the waters, Poseidon was an important deity for the Greeks, particularly since much of their life revolved around the sea. While it was a good idea to avoid Poseidon, it was also necessary to keep him happy.

Roger Caras Treasury Of Great Fishing Stories

Author : Roger A. Caras
ISBN : 0884861902
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Gathered by best-selling nature writer Roger Caras, these classic and little-known works of literature celebrate fishing as art, craft, and quasi-religious pursuit. From the early morning solitude of a lone fly-fisherman in a trout stream to the heart-pounding sea battle for a seven-hundred-pound tuna, these tales encompass the wide range of locales and experiences that make up the fisherman's world. Salmon, swordfish, the hammerhead shark, a terrifying green moray, catfish, the tough little jack, and everywhere - from ancient British streams to secluded American rivers - the trout. They are all here, pursued, observed, revered and remembered in a distinguished array of literary styles.

The Bulletin

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105016167681
Genre : Sydney (N.S.W.)
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Author : Richard Rutherford
ISBN : 0199222096
Genre : History
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A concise yet detailed account of the state of criticism of the two great epics ascribed to Homer, the Iliad and the Odyssey.

The Year S Best Science Fiction Eighteenth Annual Collection

Author : Gardner Dozois
ISBN : 9780312703721
Genre : Fiction
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The twenty-three stories in this collection imaginatively take us far across the universe, into the very core of our being, to the realm of the gods, and the moment just after now. Included here are the works of masters of the form and of bright new talents, including: Stephen Baxter, M.Shayne Bell, Rick Cook, Albert E. Cowdrey, Tananarive Due, Greg Egan, Eliot Fintushel, Peter F. Hamilton, Earnest Hogan, John Kessel, Nancy Kress, Ursula K. Le Guin, Paul J. McAuley, Ian McDonald, Susan Palwick, Severna Park, Alastair Reynolds, Lucius Shepard, Brian Stableford, Charles Stross, Michael Swanwick, Steven Utley, Robert Charles Wilson Supplementing the stories is the editor's insightful summation of the year's events and lengthy list of honorable mentions, making this book a valuable resource in addition to serving as the single best place in the universe to find stories that stir the imagination and the heart.

Odysseus And Penelope

Author : Inge Merkel
ISBN : STANFORD:36105028644156
Genre : Fiction
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What Odysseus inflicts on Penelope is, according to Merkel, human, all too human. How does a wife wait for two decades for her husband, who feigns patriotic duty and plunges into battle and amorous adventures? How does she welcome her hero, who has spent himself on the plains of Troy and in exotic caverns and now wishes to be comforted at home?"--BOOK JACKET.

Poseidon S Kiss

Author : Gail Crease
ISBN : 0515134163
Genre : Fiction
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Chelsea Porter has never believed in her family's old legend about her ancestor's miraculous escape from drowning, until she meets the Nicolas Demitry, a talented, handsome, but mysterious artist haunted by the past. Original.

The Best Of Crunch And Des

Author : Philip Wylie
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A Guide To The Odyssey

Author : Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter
ISBN : UOM:39015027246522
Genre : Literary Criticism
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It seems almost impossible for a contemporary reader fully to grasp The Odyssey without an education in classical mythology, archaeology, and geography. But this masterly companion to Homer's epic bridges the gulf that separates us from the Homeric world. Its scholarly introduction, illustrations, chronology, and hundreds of specific line references permit us to understand what The Odyssey meant to its original audience and to sift through the layers of meaning and cultural reference it has acquired for later readers.

Poseidon S Daughter

Author : Jessica Hart
ISBN : 0373171560
Genre : Greece
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National Geographic

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924050763451
Genre : Geography
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Selected Papers

Author : Frank W. Walbank
ISBN : 052130752X
Genre : History
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This volume contains a selection of Professor F. W. Walbank's papers on classical Greco-Roman subjects.

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