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Saving Sailor

Author : Renee Riva
ISBN : 1434765539
Genre : Fiction
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The year is 1968. After spending the first half of summer vacation driving her Italian family crazy with her fake southern accent, 10-year old A.J. finds a soul mate on the other side of the island to divert her attention. She is intrigued to learn that Danny shares her same burning desire to know God and realizes that few people her age think as deeply as the two of them do. However, the depth of their newfound faith and friendship is soon tested when Danny's father betrays his wife. Set in a simpler time, Saving Sailor is a heartwarming tale of how hearts can change and relationships can be restored with God's help.

Heading Home

Author : Renee Riva
ISBN : 078140438X
Genre : Fiction
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For eight years, A.J. Degulio has been itching to get back to her beloved Indian Island. It’s home. But a lot has changed: Sailor moves slower, Danny has grown into a man ... and A.J. has a promise to keep but it doesn’t include Danny. When Danny discovers the truth, he’s shocked and hurt. But he won’t stand in the way of what she really wants. What’s a girl to do? She wants to keep her promise and Danny. But Danny has plans of his own. Can they work it out? It will take compromise and laughter before Danny and A.J. figure out that home is more than a place on the map. It’s a place in the heart.

Saving Sailing

Author : Nicholas D. Hayes
ISBN : 1933987073
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Participation in sailing is declining in America, down more than 40% since 1997 and 70% since 1979. In this provocative book, researcher and avid sailor Nicholas Hayes explains why. The book shows how pressures on free time have increased, and how, in response, many Americans have turned to extremes of spectator or highly structured activities . . . and away from lifelong, family-based, multi-generational recreation.Saving Sailing builds a case for choosing how to spend free time better, using it for quality experiences with families and friends through rewarding pastimes like sailing.The main challenge, the author suggests, is to develop an active system of mentoring, especially between generations.The lessons are broader than sailing, with useful ideas for all parents, for anyone seeking to strengthen the social fabric of American communities, and for those involved in programming for youth and adult activities.

The Best Ever Book Of Money Saving Tips For Sailors

Author : Mark Geoffrey Young
ISBN : 1490342990
Genre : Business & Economics
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The Best Ever Book of Money Saving Tips for Sailors: Creative Ways to Cut Your Costs, Conserve Your Capital And Keep Your Cash; is the ultimate guide to saving money and getting rich quick. Filled with the craziest, funniest and most ridiculous money saving tips you can imagine, this humorous, groundbreaking resource shows you how Sailors waste money and provides you with everything you need to transform your life.The Best Ever Book of Money Saving Tips for Sailors is filled revolutionary tips that even the tightest Tightwad would have trouble coming up with. Bright ideas include: • Hanging out your dental floss to dry so you can reuse it later • Finding God to reduce your household expenses • Filling your Thermos at work to reduce your water bill • Fasting to reduce your food costs. Other tips include: • Cutting your bathroom costs by 50% • Changing the perception others have of you • Making your family grateful for the things they have • Getting others to help you save money • Reducing your expenditure on food and other necessities.The savings in this book are so extreme; most Sailors won't be able to implement them. But for those that do, they'll be able to recover the cost of this book after just a few pages. Ask yourself: Are you a cost-cutting warrior willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to save money, or are you a spendthrift Sailor who wastes money?

The Lightkeeper S Wife

Author : Sarah Anne Johnson
ISBN : 9781402294792
Genre : Fiction
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"The Lightkeeper's Wife is a beautiful, stirring novel full of captivating mystery and clear-eyed emotion. The luminous characters are beacons that guide the reader through a narrative as thrilling, expansive, and dangerous as the sea at night."—Bret Anthony Johnston, author of Remember Me Like This and Corpus Christi When Hannah Rescues Billy From a Shipwreck, She Will Change Both Their Lives Forever. Hannah Snow shouldn't be in the water, saving shipwrecked sailors. Her husband would be furious—it's his job to tend to the lighthouse at Dangerfield, to warn the ships off the rocks. Sailors know that the Dangerfield coastline is treacherous, but the waves constantly pull them down into the deep anyway. But when the ship Cynthia Rose runs aground, John is away buying supplies, and Hannah rushes out into the storm. She can only fish one sailor out of the icy water—weatherworn, half-drunk Billy. When Hannah gets word that John will not return home to her, she sinks into grief so deep that she feels she may never surface again. With Billy's help, she continues to man the lighthouse, keeping the lamps blazing even during her darkest hours. But Billy is not all that he seems. And Hannah starts to doubt whether anything she knew about this strange man—or herself—is true.

Penguin Readers Level 7 Moby Dick

Author : Herman Melville
ISBN : 0241463351
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Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises, the print edition also includes instructions to access supporting material online. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Visit the Penguin Readers website Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys. When the young sailor "Ishmael" decides to sail on the Pequod with the mysterious Captain Ahab, he has no idea about Ahab's plans to get revenge on the great white whale Moby Dick. Ahab wants to find and kill the whale at any cost - even if it means losing his ship and his crew.

We The Drowned

Author : Carsten Jensen
ISBN : 9780099512967
Genre : Fiction
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Follows a century in the port town of Marstal on an island off the coast of Denmark, whose citizens' lives are indelibly shaped by forces ranging from wars and shipwrecks to taboo survival practices and forbidden passions.

A Life Apart

Author : L. Y. Marlow
ISBN : 9780307719409
Genre : Fiction
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From the author of Color Me Butterfly, a poignant novel about a decades-long love affair and the complicated and unbreakable ties between two families that live worlds apart. Morris Sullivan joins the navy in 1940 with a love of ships and high hopes. Though he leaves behind his new wife, Agnes, and their baby daughter, he is thrilled to be pursuing his lifelong dream—but things change when he is shipped off to Pearl Harbor when the war begins. When he narrowly survives the 1941 attack thanks to the courage of a black sailor he doesn't know, Morris is determined to seek out the man's family and express his gratitude and respect. On leave, he tracks down the man's sister in his own hometown of Boston—and finds an immediate and undeniable connection with the nurturing yet fiercely independent Beatrice, who has left the stifling South of her upbringing for the more liberal, integrated north. Though both try to deny their growing bond, their connection and understanding is everything missing from Morris's hasty marriage to his high school sweetheart and from Beatrice's plodding life as she grieves the brother she has lost. At once a family epic and a historical drama that brings the streets and neighborhoods of Boston vividly to life from World War II through the civil rights era to the present day, A Life Apart takes readers along for the emotional journey as Morris and Beatrice's relationship is tested by time, family loyalties, unending guilt, racial tensions, death, and the profound effects of war.

Billy Budd Sailor

Author : Herman Melville
ISBN : 9780486813639
Genre : Fiction
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Cheerful, hardworking, and handsome, Billy is pressed into naval service aboard a British ship during the Napoleonic wars. The innocent and lovable young man quickly wins the hearts of all his comrades, save one: Claggart, the implacably bitter master-at-arms, who falsely accuses Billy of inciting mutiny. Rich in ambiguities, Herman Melville's haunting parable of the clash between good and evil raises thought-provoking issues related to the conflict between the requirements of the law and the needs of humanity. This is the definitive edition of Melville's classic tale. Billy Budd, Sailor was discovered unfinished in the author's desk shortly after his 1891 death and remained unpublished until 1924. This text is the result of years of study and scrupulous research by Melville scholars. It offers students and other lovers of literature the best and most authentic version of the American storyteller's final masterpiece.

The Sailor Who Fell From Grace With The Sea

Author : Yukio Mishima
ISBN : UCSC:32106015424002
Genre : Fiction
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Explores an adolescent's response to his mother's love affair with a handsome visitor to Yokohama

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon

Author : Naoko Takeuchi
ISBN : 1935429752
Genre : Superheroes
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Aloha Jack An Out Of Time Novel Saving Time Book 2

Author : Monique Martin
Genre : Fiction
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Intelligence officer Jack Wells' latest time traveling assignment takes him to Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. One of the Navy’s best codebreakers is about to be murdered. Jack has no idea who wants him killed or why. But if he doesn’t stop the murder, history will change. With the attack on Pearl Harbor imminent, Jack has only days to save the codebreaker or the allies will lose World War II … Aloha, Jack is the second book in the Saving Time series, a new time travel adventure from the author of Out of Time. Time travel, adventure, mystery, World War II, Pearl Harbor, spy, codes, men's adventure, 1940s

The Sea Journal

Author : Huw Lewis-Jones
ISBN : 1452181152
Genre : History
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In this remarkable collection of illustrated private journals, log books, letters, and diaries, The Sea Journal follows the voyages of intrepid sailors. This captivating book contains firsthand records by a great range of travelers of their encounters with strange creatures and new lands—full of dangers and delights, pleasures and perils. The Sea Journal includes historical figures like Antonio Pigafetta, an Italian who sailed with Magellan; Tupia, a Tahitian who joined Captain Cook's first voyage; buccaneer Bartholomew Sharp, who menaced the Spanish Main; and Jeanne Baret, the first woman to circumnavigate the globe. • With 60+ biographical portraits accompanied by colorful sketches and maps, each story unfolds in an exciting way. • Explore adventures from the frozen polar wastes to the South Seas paradise islands. • Readers meet a fascinating cast of real characters: officers and crew, cooks and whalers, surgeons and artists, explorers and adventurers. A collection of rare and exquisite firsthand records of ocean voyages around the world and in different ages, The Sea Journal provides a fascinating insight into exploration and adventure at sea. The records—sourced from libraries, archives, and private collections, as well as family heirlooms, and assembled together for the first time—evoke the thrill of discovery and the spirit of the sea. • A gorgeous compilation of sketches by travelers and explorers of many nationalities and eras • A wonderful gift for history buffs, map enthusiasts, artists, journal-keepers, coastal tourists and residents, people interested in the sea and exploration, and anyone with an adventurer's spirit • Great for those who enjoyed Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World by Julia Rothman; Amazing Rare Things: The Art of Natural History in the Age of Discovery by David Attenborough, Susan Owens, Martin Clayton, and Rea Alexandratos; and Breverton's Nautical Curiosities: A Book Of The Sea by Terry Breverton

Stormy Persuasion

Author : Johanna Lindsey
ISBN : 9781476714295
Genre : Fiction
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Postponing her London debut to join her cousin and best friend in America, Judith Malory meets deckhand Nathan Tremayne, an undercover smuggler who is trying to escape a death sentence.


Author : Toni Johnson-Woods
ISBN : 9781441155696
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Once upon a time, one had to read Japanese in order to enjoy manga. Today manga has become a global phenomenon, attracting audiences in North America, Europe, Africa, and Australia. The style has become so popular, in fact, that in the US and UK publishers are appropriating the manga style in a variety of print material, resulting in the birth of harlequin mangas which combine popular romance fiction titles with manga aesthetics. Comic publishers such as Dark Horse and DC Comics are translating Japanese "classics", like Akira, into English. And of course it wasn't long before Shakespeare received the manga treatment. So what is manga? Manga roughly translates as "whimsical pictures" and its long history can be traced all the way back to picture books of eighteenth century Japan. Today, it comes in two basic forms: anthology magazines (such as Shukan Shonen Jampu) that contain several serials and manga 'books' (tankobon) that collect long-running serials from the anthologies and reprint them in one volume. The anthologies contain several serials, generally appear weekly and are so thick, up to 800 pages, that they are colloquially known as phone books. Sold at newspaper stands and in convenience stores, they often attract crowds of people who gather to read their favorite magazine. Containing sections addressing the manga industry on an international scale, the different genres, formats and artists, as well the fans themselves, Manga: An Anthology of Global and Cultural Perspectives is an important collection of essays by an international cast of scholars, experts, and fans, and provides a one-stop resource for all those who want to learn more about manga, as well as for anybody teaching a course on the subject.

Farley S Five Dime

Author : Renee Riva
ISBN : 0982607873
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Mazie May Farley's comical, self-defeating schemes will keep everyone laughing and falling in love with this high-spirited, red-headed whirlwind. Crazy Mazie carries us along in a tale of warm Southern charm, gentle humor, and a touch of sweet serendipity.

A Lighthouse Story

Author : O. F. Walton
ISBN : 9783861953135
Genre : Fiction
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Reprint of the children's adventure novel originally published in 1887.

Im A Sailor To Save Time Let ?s Just Assume I ?m Always Right

Author : Frank Scholler
ISBN : 1077837844
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I`m a sailor To save time let ́s just assume I ́m always right Blank Lined Notebook Journal Book with 110 Pages

A Sailor S Story

Author : Sam Glanzman
ISBN : 9780486798127
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"An unabridged republication of the following works originally published by Marvel Comics, New York: A Sailor's Story (1987) and A Sailor's Story, Book Two: Winds, Dreams, and Dragons (1989)"--Title page verso.

Robinson Crusoe

Author : Daniel Defoe
ISBN : 0141199067
Genre : Airplane crash survival
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Robinson Crusoe, set ashore on an island after a terrible storm at sea, is forced to make do with only a knife, some tobacco, and a pipe. He learns how to build a canoe, make bread, and endure endless solitude. That is, until, twenty-four years later, when he confronts another human being.

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