The Old Farmer's Almanac 2008

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Yankee Pub

ISBN: 9781571984265

Category: Reference

Page: 288

View: 7688

A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information
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The Old Farmer's Almanac

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac,Robert Bailey Thomas

Publisher: Yankee Pub

ISBN: 9781571983978

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: 320

View: 1456

A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2015

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571986391

Category: Reference

Page: 304

View: 4438

Presents a compilation of practical advice and folklore, featuring weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles and other entertaining and useful information, all in an attractive layout with dozens of full-color pages.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2013

Author: Old Farmer’s Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0544086929

Category: Reference

Page: 288

View: 9407

America’s best-selling annual publication is also the most beloved. A reference book that reads like a magazine, the Almanac contains “everything under the Sun, including the Moon”—facts, feature articles, and advice that are “useful, with a pleasant degree of humor.” The 2013 edition, which marks the publication’s 221st anniversary, will feature • weather predictions for every day and climatic trends for each season, plus hints of how a low sunspot cycle could influence conditions in the coming years • the most accurate astronomical data in the solar system, with best-viewing recommendations for every month • safe and easy home remedies for each season’s most common—and uncomfortable—aches and ailments • fail-safe gardening tips to ensure a hefty harvest, ideas for using vegetable plants as ornamentals, plus gardening by the Moon • delicious recipes for homebaked cakes, cookies, and pies; plus readers’ best bacon dishes • amusing and enlightening articles on raising children, kisses, and why pets bite (and how to stop them) and much, much more! Added value this year: • 80 full-color pages • full-color national weather maps of winter and summer forecasts
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The Old Farmer's Almanac

Calculated on a New and Improved Plan for the Year of Our Lord 2012

Author: Old Farmer's Almanac

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 1571985441

Category: Reference

Page: 288

View: 3456

A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information
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Home Wisdom

A Commonsense Guide to Solving Everyday Problems

Author: Jon Vara

Publisher: Time Life Education

ISBN: 9780783549378

Category: Self-Help

Page: 160

View: 2972

The editors of "The Old Farmer's Almanac" have collected the best advice about keeping house--along with humorous, interesting digressions on the challenges keeping house has presented through history.
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The Old Farmer's Almanac

Author: Robert Bailey Thomas

Publisher: Yankee Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: 304

View: 4952

A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information
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Myths of Wilderness in Contemporary Narratives

Environmental Postcolonialism in Australia and Canada

Author: K. Crane

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137000791

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 228

View: 4926

The concept of 'wilderness' as a foundational idea for environmentalist thought has become the subject of vigorous debates. Myths of Wilderness in Contemporary Narratives offers a taxonomy of the forms that wilderness writing has taken in Australian and Canadian literature, re-emphasizing both country's origins as colonies.
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The (Old) Farmer's Almanack

Author: Robert Bailey Thomas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Almanacs, American

Page: N.A

View: 2157

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The Old Farmer's Almanac 2004

Author: Robert B. Thomas

Publisher: Yankee Pub

ISBN: 9781571982957

Category: Reference

Page: 256

View: 2321

A compilation of practical advice and folklore features weather forecasts for the United States, planting tables, health remedies, horoscopes, recipes, games and puzzles, and other entertaining and useful information
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The First 200 Years

Author: Judson D. Hale

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9780679742647

Category: Humor

Page: 244

View: 7954

Celebrating the bicentennial of "The Old Farmer's Almanac," this retrospective collection of wit and wisdom from the popular magazine contains a selection of feature articles, recipes, lore, humor, and more
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A Reader's Book of Days: True Tales from the Lives and Works of Writers for Every Day of the Year

Author: Tom Nissley

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393241491

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 416

View: 814

A witty and addictively readable day-by-day literary companion. At once a love letter to literature and a charming guide to the books most worth reading, A Reader's Book of Days features bite-size accounts of events in the lives of great authors for every day of the year. Here is Marcel Proust starting In Search of Lost Time and Virginia Woolf scribbling in the margin of her own writing, "Is it nonsense, or is it brilliance?" Fictional events that take place within beloved books are also included: the birth of Harry Potter’s enemy Draco Malfoy, the blood-soaked prom in Stephen King’s Carrie. A Reader's Book of Days is filled with memorable and surprising tales from the lives and works of Martin Amis, Jane Austen, James Baldwin, Roberto Bolano, the Brontë sisters, Junot Díaz, Philip K. Dick, Charles Dickens, Joan Didion, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Keats, Hilary Mantel, Haruki Murakami, Flannery O’Connor, Orhan Pamuk, George Plimpton, Marilynne Robinson, W. G. Sebald, Dr. Seuss, Zadie Smith, Susan Sontag, Hunter S. Thompson, Leo Tolstoy, David Foster Wallace, and many more. The book also notes the days on which famous authors were born and died; it includes lists of recommended reading for every month of the year as well as snippets from book reviews as they appeared across literary history; and throughout there are wry illustrations by acclaimed artist Joanna Neborsky. Brimming with nearly 2,000 stories, A Reader's Book of Days will have readers of every stripe reaching for their favorite books and discovering new ones.
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