Who Shot the Water Buffalo

Who Shot the Water Buffalo

The water buffalo is a 500-gallon tanker trailer, filled and towed to the end of our tent row every couple of days. For the senior officers only, but we sneak our water from the water buffalo, too; not strictly kosher but beats waiting ...

Author: Ken Babbs

Publisher: ABRAMS

ISBN: 9781590208885

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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This debut novel of the Vietnam War from the veteran and famous Merry Prankster is a “cross between Joseph Heller and Hunter S. Thompson” (Booklist). Lt. Tom Huckelbee, leathery as any Texican come crawling out of the sage, and Lt. Mike Cochran, loquacious son of an Ohio gangster, make an unlikely pair training to be marine corps chopper pilots on their way to Vietnam. But they soon go through a strange transformation together—from a couple of know-nothing young men straight out of flight school into marine aviators caught in the middle of a disorienting war. Tough and comical, quiet and boisterous, and always vivid and poetic, Ken Babbs—who cowrote The Last Go Round with fellow Prankster Ken Kesey—is at the top of his craft in this debut novel. Who Shot the Water Buffalo? manages to capture the tumult of the 1960s in all its guts and glory through the eyes of a young man discovering what it means to be beholden to another. “An impeccable, humorous heirloom, a shock of napalm that smells like . . . victory.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Categories: Fiction

What the Water Buffalo Wrought

What the Water Buffalo Wrought

I totally forgot he was not only a doctor but the very doctor who put me back together after my encounter with the water buffalo. Carol, his sister, seems shyer at first, but warms up when she gets to know one.

Author: Margery Wolf

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 9781466987425

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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A water buffalo wanders onto the landing field of the Taipei airport just as an airplane lands.Two of the survivors of the crash, a Chinese-born professor of Chinese Literature and an American graduate student going to Taiwan to do ethnographic fieldwork, become friends during their stay in the hospital. After their release the friendship continues and in time enlarges to include similarly lonely people, such as the Fongs--a brother and sister who as children saw their parents executed on the streets of Shanghai; Professor Li's nephew and his adopted sister who were destined by Taiwanese tradition to be married; Chen Chieh, a superb cook who holds this unusual family together with her amazing food and has her own secrets; and a few others. Their time together on Taiwan has its share of joys and tragedies that draw the group even closer together in what they call their family. When members of that family marry, they all go to California to celebrate the happy event just in time for a major earthquake that devastates the small city of Santa Rosa and draws the two Fongs, both doctors, into the emergency immediately following the wedding.
Categories: Fiction

Asiatic Water Buffalo

Asiatic Water Buffalo

as compared to cattle and differences in rumen microbial metabolism, rumen ciliate protozoa population, forage-eating behavior, consumption, and rumination may result in greater CLA content in water buffalo lipids. Valin et al.

Author: Naveena B. Maheswarappa

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9789811926198

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 158

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This need-based unique book deals exclusively with water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) meat to provide much needed information to thousands of buffalo meat processors across the world. The information provided in this first-of-its-kind book on buffalo meat quality, nutritional characteristics, safety, and processing can be utilized by buffalo meat producers and meat processors for the advancement of the buffalo meat sector. It also provides valuable information to faculty members, students, researchers, and all other readers interested in this new source of meat. Owing to the limited research and scientific literature available on buffalo meat, the authors’ own research findings and our experiences were included wherever required to give crisp, practical, and complete information. The information proposed in this book should be beneficial to the entire buffalo industry, from the farming and processing of buffaloes to the marketing of products. This serve as a handy guide to meat scientists, faculty members, and students willing to learn more about buffalo meat processing. Up-to-date relevant references were also included for the benefit of researchers and students to enable them to easily access further information. Above all, it provides valuable information to consumers who are interested to know this new and potential source of meat.
Categories: Technology & Engineering

Water Buffalo

Water Buffalo

Title: Water buffalo / by Grace Hansen Description: Minneapolis, Minnesota : Abdo Kids, 2021 | Series: Asian animals | Includes online resources and index. Identifiers: ISBN 9781098205973 (lib. bdg.) | ISBN 9781098206536 (ebook) | ISBN ...

Author: Grace Hansen

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 9781098206536

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Water buffalo are amazing Asian animals that live in India, Nepal, and other countries. Readers will find out where they can be found on a map, what water buffalo look like, what they eat, and a little about their young. Complete with awesome photographs and more facts! Aligned to Common Core standards & correlated to state standards. Abdo Kids Jumbo is an imprint of Abdo Kids, a division of ABDO.
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction

If I Had A Water Buffalo

If I Had A Water Buffalo

In If I Had a Water Buffalo, Fitzgerald shares the lessons she learned both in academia and in the world—lessons that can be adopted by businesses, institutions, schools, parents, and individuals seeking to help lift people around the ...

Author: Marilyn A. Fitzgerald

Publisher: Morgan James Publishing

ISBN: 9781614485292

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

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"If I Had a Water Buffalo" poignantly explores the critical difference in outcomes when offering a hand up rather than giving a handout. A seemingly simple request for a water buffalo by an impoverished rice farmer proves to be the catalyst for Dr. Fitzgeralds global and unending journey in search of a better way to meet the needs of people less fortunate. Woven with both triumph and tragedies, encompassing undertakings in Indonesia, Eastern Europe, South America, and Bangladesh; "If I Had a Water Buffalo" artfully lays out why the approach to helping those in need must incorporate the personal empowerment of the beneficiaries over charity often creating harmful dependency.,
Categories: Business & Economics

Animal Dreaming

Animal Dreaming

Water Buffalo Effort Broad hooves and short legs make the Asian Water Buffalo ideally suited to muddy and swampy habitats . Having insufficient sweat glands , it is necessary for them to wallow in pools of water or mud in order to keep ...

Author: Scott Alexander King

Publisher: Blue Angel Gallery

ISBN: 0980398304

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 335

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Ancient teachings suggest that we are capable of communing with the forces of nature and speaking readily to the animals, birds, reptiles, fish and even the insects. Each animal offers its own sacred teachings. When we learn the symbolic language of the animals and listen carefully to what they have to say, we can use the knowledge gained to manifest their qualities and wisdom into our own lives. ANIMAL DREAMING explores the spiritual and symbolic interpretations of over 200 native, domesticated and introduced animals, birds, reptiles and fish in Australia, offering a wealth of ancient knowledge and spiritual insight. ANIMAL DREAMING is an invaluable resource for anyone with an interest in the animal kingdom, sacred Earth Wisdom and Shamanic Lore.
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit

Eat Not this Flesh

Eat Not this Flesh

Turning briefly to the water buffalo , one might expect , against the background of its economic usefulness in India , that it would enjoy a respect among Hindus equal to that of common cattle . This , however , is not the case ...

Author: Frederick J. Simoons

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 029914254X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 550

View: 167

Examines the use and avoidance of flesh foods, including beef, pork, chicken, and eggs, camel, dog, horse, and fish, from antiquity to the present day. Simoons finds that the recurrent theme of maintaining ritual purity, good health, and well-being underlies diet habits. He emphasizes that only a full range of factors can explain eating patterns, and stresses the interplay of religious, moral, hygienic, ecological, and economic factors in the context of human culture. From publisher description.
Categories: Health & Fitness

The Boy and the Water Buffalo

The Boy and the Water Buffalo

When a lost boy decides to trust a dangerous water buffalo, magical things happen.

Author: Robin Santos Doak

Publisher:

ISBN: 0021851719

Category: Folklore

Page: 16

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When a lost boy decides to trust a dangerous water buffalo, magical things happen.
Categories: Folklore

Milk Craze

Milk Craze

most popular indigenous water buffalo dairy products in southeastern China, including cheese and double-steamed milk pudding. Then, I shall explain how the production of these local indigenous water buffalo dairy products was driven by ...

Author: Veronica S. W. Mak

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

ISBN: 9780824886271

Category: Social Science

Page: 224

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Why do the Chinese, who are mostly lactase non-persistent, suddenly thirst for milk today? Whether it is formula milk, fresh cow milk, or tea with condensed milk, the rocketing milk consumption and production in China are of increasing global food safety, health, and environmental concerns. Milk Craze examines and compares developments in China's dairy industry and dietary dairy consumption, cross-nationally and globally, and more specifically in two localities: Shunde and Hong Kong. Through an innovative analysis of medical texts and social media, as well as careful ethnographic studies, Veronica Mak ponders why the surge in demand for Western cow milk coincides with the plunge in sales of indigenous water-buffalo milk and cheese. She reveals the multiple ways in which global industries and Chinese dairy conglomerates sabotage and destroy local dairy farms. She shows that the rise of milk consumption is not just about the globalization of cow milk production and Westernization of the Chinese diet, but also due to the crossovers between the traditional Chinese diet and medicine and modern global diets. She uses these reference points to explore the multiple meanings of dairy foods in China, such as the class and cultural attributes associated with British “milk tea” and flavored yogurt products, water buffalo curds and cheese, and the lower class associations of labor in the water-buffalo dairying industries, and then discusses these developments in China through colonial and modern global perspectives. Milk Craze argues powerfully that the Westernization or dramatic change of diet in China too often obscures structural, educational, occupational, and social stresses and constraints, while naturalizing the dubious redefinition of health, cognitive performance, and ideal body shape as individual responsibility and imperative.
Categories: Social Science