A Long Stride Shortens the Road

Poems of Scotland

Author: Donald Smith

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 125

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Ranging from a celebration of the Holyrood parliament to a dialogue between Jamie Saxt and a skull, from a proposed national anthem to an autobiographical journey through pre-history, this book traverses a Scotland that is irrevocably independent of spirit, yet universal in outlook.
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Conversations with a Man Long Dead

Author: Robert Holland

Publisher: RavensYard Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781928928041

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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?In 1843, Able Smith's willingness to pursue an independent course, and his conversations with a man he believes to be a spirit, end up pitting him against the most powerful and ruthless man in southwest New Hampshire. It is, for Able, a struggle to higher level of understanding. It also nearly gets him lynched.?
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Into the Blue Wavelengths

Love Poems and Elegies

Author: Roderick Watson

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 84

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Roderick Watson is a poet of introspection and retrospection. In the rich distillation of his language, the images of a remembered picnic, a Tuscan encounter, an out-of-date postcard, a holiday cottage -all these assume an iconic intensity in the quiet deliberation of this verse. Roderick Watson is a poet who ponders rather than postures. Each one of these poems, in his accomplished Scots as well as in English, is a pleasure to read, to re-read and to remember. --Philip Hobsbaum
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Sun Behind the Castle

Edinburgh Poems

Author: Angus Calder

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 104

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The Edinburgh of Angus Calder's poems is not the city of summer tourism and landmark buildings. It is the all-the-year-round arena of lingering mists or brilliant sunlight on grey stone, where seagulls and pigeons command the early-morning streets, curlers sweep their ice at Murrayfield and coarse sportsmen revel on the Meadows.
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Neale's Disorders of the Foot

Author: Paul Frowen,Maureen O'Donnell,J. Gordon Burrow

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702044288

Category: Medical

Page: 716

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Neale’s Disorders of the Foot remains the essential resource for students and practitioners of podiatry. All the common conditions encountered in day-to-day podiatric practice are reviewed and their diagnoses and management described along with areas of related therapeutics. Students will find in this one volume everything they need to know about foot disorders and their treatment in order to pass their examinations, while practitioners will continue to appreciate the book’s accessibility and relevance to their daily practice. The new eighth edition is more indispensable than ever before with all contributions revised and brought up to date, colour photographs throughout, an all-new clear and accessible full colour design, and its own website including a full image library, video clips of key techniques and interactive self-assessment questions. Whether you need quick reference or more detailed information, the new and improved Neale’s Disorders of the Foot is ready to serve the needs of a new generation of podiatry students and practitioners.
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Chapman

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Scottish literature

Page: N.A

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The English Spy

Author: Donald Smith

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781905222827

Category: Fiction

Page: 173

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Propagandist, spy for England, and novelist-to-be Daniel Defoe is caught up in this tale of intrigue and betrayal. Through his relationship with a beautiful Jacobite and a landlady who is not what she seems, Defoes espionage uncovers a scandal as poisonous as a nest of vipers.
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Burning whins

and other poems

Author: Liz Niven

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781842820742

Category: Poetry

Page: 110

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Small Press Publishers of Scotland

Idealists and Romantics 1922-2006: With a Checklist of Publications from Small Scottish Literary Publishers 1920-2006

Author: Duncan Glen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780861421763

Category: Publishers and publishing

Page: 112

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Parallel Worlds

Poems in Shetlandic and English

Author: Christine De Luca

Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

ISBN: N.A

Category: Poetry

Page: 118

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Written in the beautiful Scots of the Shetland Islands - a blend of Old Scots and Norn - the poems in this title evoke a simple and pure way of life. These are poems with a sense of place, sympathy, commitment to language and the urge to celebrate life itself.
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Between Ourselves

Author: Donald Smith

Publisher: Luath Press Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 191

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Amongst the dirt and smoke of 18th century Edinburgh, the great poet ponders his next move. Frustrated with the Edinburgh literati and the tight purse of his publisher, Burns finds distraction in the capital's dark underbelly. Midnight assignations with working girls and bawdy rhymes for his tavern friends are interrupted when he is unexpectedly called to a mysterious meeting with a dangerous man. But then Burns falls in love, perhaps the only real love in a lifetime of casual romances, with beautiful Nancy, the inspiration for 'Ae Fond Kiss'.
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Deadly Avenger

Author: Jeffrey Lee Shannon

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 0557064058

Category:

Page: 531

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The humble life of Cletus Grange abruptly changes on a quiet Sunday afternoon when Green Bay Homicide Detective Vince London drives him to the city morgue for a positive ID of his daughter, Cindy, twenty-one, whose battered body was found dumped in a cornfield. Within twenty-four hours the suspect is behind bars. The autopsy reveals she had also been drugged and raped. Grange notifies his ex-wife, then disappears immediately following the funeral, his repair shop closed and the house abandoned. With the Wisconsin penal code rejecting capital punishment, Grange has no interest in the trial or the sentence. Not until he is inside the walls himself, face to face with the murderer, will the wheels of true justice begin to turn. A life for a life--and Clete will be the executioner.
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On the Road to Find Out

A Novel

Author: Rachel Toor

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

ISBN: 0374300151

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

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On New Year's Day, Alice Davis goes for a run. Her first ever. It's painful and embarrassing, but so was getting denied by the only college she cares about. Alice knows she has to stop sitting around and complaining to her best friend, Jenni, and her pet rat, Walter, about what a loser she is. But what she doesn't know is that by taking those first steps out the door, she is setting off down a road filled with new challenges—including vicious side stitches, chafing in unmentionable places, and race-paced first love—and strengthening herself to endure when the going suddenly gets tougher than she ever imagined, in On the Road to Find Out by Rachel Toor.
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ChiRunning

A Revolutionary Approach to Effortless, Injury-Free Running

Author: Danny Dreyer,Katherine Dreyer

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439164549

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 320

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The revised edition of the bestselling ChiRunning, a groundbreaking program from ultra-marathoner and nationally-known coach Danny Dreyer, that teaches you how to run faster and farther with less effort, and to prevent and heal injuries for runners of any age or fitness level. In ChiRunning, Danny and Katherine Dreyer, well-known walking and running coaches, provide powerful insight that transforms running from a high-injury sport to a body-friendly, injury-free fitness phenomenon. ChiRunning employs the deep power reserves in the core muscles, an approach found in disciplines such as yoga, Pilates, and T’ai Chi. ChiRunning enables you to develop a personalized exercise program by blending running with the powerful mind-body principles of T’ai Chi: 1. Get aligned. Develop great posture and reduce your potential for injury while running, and make knee pain and shin splints a thing of the past. 2. Engage your core. Shift the workload from your leg muscles to your core muscles, for efficiency and speed. 3. Add relaxation to your running. Learn to focus your mind and relax your body to increase speed and distance. 4. Make it a Mindful Practice. Maintain high performance and make running a mindful, enjoyable life-long practice. 5. It’s easy to learn. Transform your running with the ten-step ChiRunning training program.
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Chasing the Runner's High

My Sixty Million-Step Program

Author: Ray Charbonneau

Publisher: Y42K Publishing

ISBN: 1453845631

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 258

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In -Chasing the Runner's High-, Ray Charbonneau tells the story how he pushed his addiction to running up to, and then past, his limits. There are plenty of hard miles, but there's lots of fun along the way too as Ray shares what he learned, what he should have learned, and what he still has to learn from running. Marshall Ulrich, 4-time winner of the Badwater Ultramarathon and author of -Running on Empty-, calls Chasing the Runner's High -a look at one man's life and obsession with running and addictive behaviors. Humorous at times, but always looking toward the greater good, Ray shares life's ups and downs and provides a hard look into the mind of a runner, offering advice that can only be had with experience and hard fought miles underfoot. Adena Schulzberg, winner of the 2006 Arkansas Marathon, writes, -these are brutally honest tales, told with candor and frankness about strength, courage, obsession, desire and hard won understanding of self and sport.- It's a great read for runners or for non-runners who want to understand their running friends. www.y42k.com/books/chasingtherunnershigh.html
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The End of My Life

A Novel

Author: Vance Bourjaily

Publisher: Open Road Media

ISBN: 1504009711

Category: Fiction

Page: 280

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Vance Bourjaily’s classic novel of World War II dramatizes an entire generation’s loss of innocence When Thomas “Skinner” Galt leaves Greenwich Village to volunteer as an ambulance driver with the British Army, he anticipates the adventure of a lifetime. What he fails to understand is that no matter where he comes from or how many books he has read, once he dons a military uniform, his life will cease to be his own. Stationed first in the Middle East and then in Italy, Skinner and his fellow American volunteers, Rod, Freak, and Benny, endure boredom, fear, and the exquisite frustration of following orders. They seek solace in their friendship with one another and in the debauched diversions available to men during wartime. But as the days and nights drag on, Skinner begins to drift away from his comrades—and from himself. Too late, he discovers that the path he has chosen leads only to tragedy. Inspired by Vance Bourjaily’s experiences as an ambulance driver in the American Field Service and commissioned by legendary editor Maxwell Perkins, The End of My Life marked the arrival of a writer heralded by the New York Times as “a Dostoevsky of the generation that came of age in World War II.” Elegant, spare, and fiercely honest, this is a timeless portrait of the devastating effects of war on the human spirit.
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Good Roads

Devoted to the Construction and Maintenance of Roads and Streets

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cycling

Page: N.A

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Current Opinion

Author: Edward Jewitt Wheeler,Frank Crane

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literature

Page: N.A

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Vayenne

Author: Percy Brebner

Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

ISBN: 1434412636

Category: Fiction

Page: 350

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Themes in Motor Development

Author: H.T.A Whiting,M.G. Wade

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9400944624

Category: Psychology

Page: 372

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This book is divided into Sections. Each Section is devoted to a particular theme in Motor Development and comprises two or more contributions. The order of presentation is largely fortuitous and does not reflect any value judgement on the part of the editors as to the importance of anyone theme in comparison to others addressed' in the book. This volume is to be seen as a companion volume to 'Motor Development in Children: Aspects of coordination and control' in which the more general issues in motor development presented during the Institute are published. Together, the two volumes provide both a general and a theme specific approach to this expanding field of knowledge. XI PREFACE Books and conferences, on what in North America is euphemistically termed motor development, have been few and far between in the past 25 years. This is not to say that the study of how children acquire and develop motor skills has not been a subject on which scientists have focused their attention. In the United States in the 1930's and 1940's, Bayley (1935) and Gesell and Amatruda (1947) described and scaled the rates at which young children acquired motor skills. In Europe, the development of childrens' motor behaviour was of theoretical interest to Piaget (1952).
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