Going Somewhere

A Bicycle Journey Across America

Author: Brian Benson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101634928

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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Brian has a million vague life plans but zero sense of direction. So when he meets Rachel, a self-possessed woman who daydreams of bicycling across the States, he decides to follow her wherever she'll take him. Brian and Rachel soon embark on a ride from northern Wisconsin to Somewhere West, infatuated with the promise of adventure and each other. But as the pair progress from the Northwoods into the bleak western plains, they begin to discover the messy realities of life on the road. Mile by mile, they contend with merciless winds and brutal heat, broken bikes and bodies, each other and themselves—and the looming question of what comes next. Told in a voice "as hilarious as it is wise" (Cheryl Strayed), Going Somewhere is a candid tale of the struggle to move forward.
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Going Somewhere

Author: Max Ewing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781933527277

Category: Fiction

Page: 268

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The Joy of Going Somewhere Definite

Author: Quincy Long

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822216735

Category: Drama

Page: 105

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THE STORY: Three out-of-work loggers, fueled by alcohol, God and song, set forth from a northwoods bar one night on a misguided errand of mercy. Raymond, Merle and Junior have met a stranger in the bar even drunker and lonelier than they are, and,
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Going Somewhere

Truth about a Life in Science

Author: Andrew A. Marino

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780981854915

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 462

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Going Somewhere is a dynamic autobiographical narrative about Andrew Marino's career in science. With a depth and drama that arise from personal involvement, the book explores an exceptionally wide range of science-related matters: the relation between electrical energy and life; the influence of corporate and military power on science; the role of self-interest on the part of federal and state agencies that deal with human health, especially the NIH and the FDA; the importance of cross-examining scientific experts in legal hearings; the erroneous view of nature that results when the perspective of physics is extended into biology; the pivotal role of deterministic chaos theory in at least some cognitive processes. These matters arise in the long course of the author's scientific and legal activities involving the complex debate over the health risks of man-made environmental electromagnetic fields. The book offers far more than a solution to the contentious health issue. The story provides a portal into how science actually works, which you will see differs dramatically from the romantic notion of an objective search for truth. You will understand that science is a human enterprise, all too human, inescapably enmeshed in uncertainty. This realization has the potential to change your life because it will likely affect whom you choose to believe, and with what degree of confidence.
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A Newfoundlander in Canada

Always Going Somewhere, Always Coming Home

Author: Alan Doyle

Publisher: Doubleday Canada

ISBN: 038568620X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 352

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Following the fantastic success of his bestselling memoir, Where I Belong, Great Big Sea front man Alan Doyle returns with a hilarious, heartwarming account of leaving Newfoundland and discovering Canada for the first time. Armed with the same personable, candid style found in his first book, Alan Doyle turns his perspective outward from Petty Harbour toward mainland Canada, reflecting on what it was like to venture away from the comforts of home and the familiarity of the island. Often in a van, sometimes in a bus, occasionally in a car with broken wipers "using Bob's belt and a rope found by Paddy's Pond" to pull them back and forth, Alan and his bandmates charted new territory, and he constantly measured what he saw of the vast country against what his forefathers once called the Daemon Canada. In a period punctuated by triumphant leaps forward for the band, deflating steps backward and everything in between—opening for Barney the Dinosaur at an outdoor music festival, being propositioned at a gas station mail-order bride service in Alberta, drinking moonshine with an elderly church-goer on a Sunday morning in PEI—Alan's few established notions about Canada were often debunked and his own identity as a Newfoundlander was constantly challenged. Touring the country, he also discovered how others view Newfoundlanders and how skewed these images can sometimes be. Asked to play in front of the Queen at a massive Canada Day festival on Parliament Hill, the concert organizers assured Alan and his bandmates that the best way to showcase Newfoundland culture was for them to be towed onto stage in a dory and introduced not as Newfoundlanders but as "Newfies." The boys were not amused. Heartfelt, funny and always insightful, these stories tap into the complexities of community and Canadianness, forming the portrait of a young man from a tiny fishing village trying to define and hold on to his sense of home while navigating a vast and diverse and wonder-filled country.
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Oxford Reading Tree: Stage 3: Fireflies: Going Somewhere

Author: Hayley Hetherington

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780198472773

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 16

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This book is part of the Oxford Reading Tree Fireflies series which offer a wide range of stimulating non-fiction titles for young children. It includes a variety of topics covering all areas of the curriculum, from science to citizenship. The books have a bright modern page design, and are illustrated with colour photographs. They are carefully graded across 10 stages and contain built-in progression and vocabulary repetition throughout. Each book includes notes for parents/carers and teaching assistants on the inside covers. This book is also available as part of a mixed pack of 6 different books or a class pack of 36 books of the same ORT stage. Each book pack comes with a free copy of up-to-date and invaluable teaching notes. CD-ROM versions of Fireflies titles are also available as eFireflies.
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Dress Like You're Going Somewhere Better Later: A 6x9 Inch Matte Softcover Journal Notebook with 120 Blank Lined Pages and a Fashion & Style Cover Slo

Author: Getthread Journals

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781728818436

Category:

Page: 122

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MINIMALIST AND STYLISH JOURNAL Whether for your desk at home, your work or in your bag on the go this professionally designed 6x9 notebook provides the perfect platform for you to record your thoughts. This Journals pre-lined pages are ready and waiting to be filled. DETAILS: 120 Blank Lined White Pages Simple Stylish Typographic Cover Art DIMENSIONS: 6x9 inches PERFECT FOR: Everyday Dairy Personal Journal Wedding Planning Work Lists Creative Doodles College Planning
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I Wish I Was Felicia She's Always Going Somewhere

120 Page 5x8 Lined Journal

Author: MithMoth Books

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781534955790

Category:

Page: 120

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I Wish I Was Felicia She's Always Going Somewhere Lined Writing Journal for Girls. This blank book makes a great travel journal for girls with a sense of humor. Just because Felicia is always going somewhere doesn't mean you can't go places too. So say Bye Felicia and take this journal with you.
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Somewhere on Maui

A Second Chance Hawaii Romance

Author: Toby Neal

Publisher: Neal Enterprises INC

ISBN: 0989148963

Category: Fiction

Page: 225

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Sometimes second chances need a little help. Zoe moves to Maui to live her dream of being an independent journalist walking the beaches of paradise every day—but she never expected to be doing it with just her dog Sylvester. Trying to find her footing, she ends up in counseling. Adam’s born and bred on Maui, a true “local” who surfs to stay in shape and deal with his many sources of stress: care of his mother, a busy contracting business, and a custody fight for his beloved stepkids. A workplace confrontation sends him to anger management. Adam and Zoe happen to share a therapist who gives them the same advice: try Internet dating. And though their Crazy Blind Date match-up ignites sparks neither have felt since high school, finding love is complicated. Can Adam and Zoe find a way to live a deeper dream on Maui? "Heartfelt, rich, inspiring—Neal’s fans will instantly fall in love with the charming cast of Somewhere on Maui." --Christine Nolfi, author of Treasure Me
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Philosophy's Cool Place

Author: Dewi Zephaniah Phillips

Publisher: Cornell University Press

ISBN: 9780801436000

Category: Philosophy

Page: 170

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Ludwig Wittgenstein established a "cool" stance for philosophy, contemplating the world without meddling in it. D. Z. Phillips explores this position, focusing on its implications for philosophical authorship and the philosophical investigation of the nature of reality.Influenced by the views of Wittgenstein and his pupil Rush Rhees, Phillips—who is one of Rhees's own students—first contrasts Wittgenstein's methods with Kierkegaard's religiously oriented dialectic. He describes the difficulty in sustaining a contemplative view of philosophy and discusses efforts to go beyond it in the work of Richard Rorty, Stanley Cavell, Annette Baier, and Martha Nussbaum, who, in different ways, propose to make philosophy a guide to living. A provocative and challenging work, Philosophy's Cool Place is one of the few books that addresses the discipline as an enterprise and explores its relation to moral values, religious belief, and the nature of Reality. By advancing the cause of neutrality, it will stimulate debate and foster discussion of what philosophy is to become in the postmodern era.
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Somewhere To Lay My Head

Author: Robert Douglas

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 144471936X

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 384

View: 9782

We left Robert a long way from home, a sixteen-year-old recruit in the RAF. Now, we follow his escape from the Forces (until National Service a few years later!), his return to Glasgow and life down the pit. Once more, Robert's fantastic memory for people, places and anecdotes, combined with an ear for individual voices and the brilliant ability to evoke a bygone sense of community, will enchant his readers and sometimes appal them with the brutality of conditions he experienced.
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