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Train Dreams
A New York Times Notable BookAn Esquire Best Book of 2011A New Yorker Favorite Book of 2011A Los Angeles Times Favorite Book of 2011 Denis Johnson’s Train Dreams is an epic in miniature, one of his most evocative and poignant fictions. It is the story of Robert Grainier, a day laborer in the American West at the start of the twentieth century—an ordinary man in extraordi A New York Times Notable BookAn Esquire Best Book of 2011A New...

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Japanese in Mangaland: Workbook 1
As the popularity of manga in this country continues to soar, so does the desire of its fans to learn Japanese in order to appreciate it in its original language. The three volumes in the Japanese in MangaLand series combine the enjoyment of reading manga with an innovative and entertaining approach to language instruction.Now comes the Japanese in MangaLand Workbook 1, a As the popularity of manga in this country continues to soar, so does...

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Old English Phonology
A detailed study of Old English, taking as its point of departure the ‘standard theory’ of generative phonology as developed by Chomsky and Halle. Dr Lass and Dr Anderson set out all the main phonological processes of Old English and against their larger historical background (including subsequent developments in the history of English). They propose many fresh solutions t A detailed study of Old English, taking as its point of...

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On the Name
“The name: What does one call thus? What does one understand under the name of name? And what occurs when one gies a name? What does one give then? One does not offer a thing, one delivers nothing, and still something comes to be, which comes down to giving that which one does not have, as Plotinus said of the Good. What happens, above all, when it is necessary to sur-name “The name: What does one call thus? What does one...

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The Comfort of Things
The diversity of contemporary London is extraordinary, and begs to be better understood. Never before have so many people from such diverse backgrounds been free to mix and not to mix in close proximity to each other. But increasingly people’s lives take place behind the closed doors of private houses. How can we gain an insight into what those lives are like today? Not te The diversity of contemporary London is extraordinary, and begs...

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Welcome to My Neighborhood!: A Barrio ABC
An ABC introduction to a little girl’s neighborhood in all its rich detail. M is for las muralistas, making murals of island vistas. Waterfalls that hide brick walls. Rainforest full of tropical trees.N is for the noisy neighbors who sit on the stoop and catch the breeze. When Ava’s friend Chien visits her in the Barrio, she takes him on a tour of all of her favorite things An ABC introduction to a little girl’s...

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African Animals ABC
From anteater to zebra, this rhyming A-Z of African wildlife depicts insects and mammals painted in vibrant colours in a style that celebrates the tribal patterns of Africa. Read...

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Who Killed Mr. Chippendale?: A Mystery in Poems
Nominated for the prestigious Edgar Allan Poe Award of the Mystery Writers of America An ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults Award-winning author and poet Mel Glenn presents a unique mystery told through a series of free verse poems. When popular Tower High English teacher Mr. Chippendale is fatally shot, everyone is a suspect. The killer could be anyone—one of his stud Nominated for the prestigious Edgar Allan Poe Award of the...

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with their eyes: September 11th: The View from a High School at Ground Zero
I could have died that day. September 11, 2001 Monologues from Stuyvesant High School Tuesday, September 11, started off like any other day at Stuyvesant High School, located only a few blocks away from the World Trade Center. The semester was just beginning, and the students, faculty, and staff were ready to begin a new year. But within a few hours on that Tuesday morning, th I could have died that day. September 11, 2001 Monologues from...

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The Shackle
Renee Nere is now 36 – it is three years after she leaves Max and she sees him again with his wife and young child. He doesn’t even recognize her, and she in turn feels nothing for him. Renee is now living as an independent woman on a small income from an inheritance. She has left the music hall and is thinking once again of writing seriously. This time, however, she falls Renee Nere is now 36 – it is three years after she...