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A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat Book

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A Fine Dessert: Four Centuries, Four Families, One Delicious Treat

By Emily Jenkins
  • ISBN Code: : 0375987711
  • Publisher : Schwartz & Wade
  • Pages : 40
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reads : 796
  • Book Compatibility : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Pdf : a-fine-dessert.pdf

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A New York Times Best Illustrated Book From highly acclaimed author Jenkins and Caldecott Medal–winning illustrator Blackall comes a fascinating picture book in which four families, in four different cities, over four centuries, make the same delicious dessert: blackberry fool. This richly detailed book ingeniously shows how food, technology, and even families have changed throughout American history. In 1710, a girl and her mother in Lyme, England, prepare a blackberry fool, picking wild blackberries and beating cream from their cow with a bundle of twigs. The same dessert is prepared by an enslaved girl and her mother in 1810 in Charleston, South Carolina; by a mother and daughter in 1910 in Boston; and finally by a boy and his father in present-day San Diego. Kids and parents alike will delight in discovering the differences in daily life over the course of four centuries. Includes a recipe for blackberry fool and notes from the author and illustrator about their research.

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  • Category : Cooking
  • Members : 228
  • Pdf File: a-taste-of-brooklyn.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Enjoy delicious meals that bring family and friends together around the table. A Taste of Brooklyn Cookbook is a first-class Italian American cookbook with gorgeous full-color photos and easy mouthwatering recipes. A Taste of Brooklyn Cookbook offers 120 easy Italian American family favorites and restaurant classic recipes. True stories and cherished memories. Delicious lite and healthy meals. Recipes for weeknight, holidays, and romantic dinners that are perfect for any occasion. I believe my cookbook will become a family favorite for you. All the recipes in this cookbook are a wide variety of dishes that are simply delicious.

The Philosophy of Time

By Roger McLure
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1134322321
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 540
  • Pdf File: the-philosophy-of-time.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The question of the existence and the properties of time has been subject to debate for thousands of years. This considered and complete study offers a contrastive analysis of phenomenologies of time from the perspective of the problematics of the visibility of time. Is time perceptible only through the veil of change? Or is there a naked presence of 'time itself'? Or has time always effaced itself? McClure's new work also stages confrontations between phenomenology of time and analytical philosophy of time. By doing so he explores ancient issues from a fresh perspective, such as whether time passes, whether experimental time is 'real time', and whether the very concept of time is contradictory.

McSweeney's Mammoth Treasury of Thrilling Tales

By Michael Chabon
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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Book Code : 0307426823
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 697
  • Pdf File: mcsweeney-s-mammoth-treasury-of-thrilling-tales.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A Vintage Contemporaries Original Includes: Jim Shepard's "Tedford and the Megalodon" Glen David Gold's "The Tears of Squonk, and What Happened Thereafter" Dan Chaon's "The Bees" Kelly Link's "Catskin" Elmore Leonard's "How Carlos Webster Changed His Name to Carl and Became a Famous Oklahoma Lawman" Carol Emshwiller's "The General" Neil Gaiman's "Closing Time" Nick Hornby's "Otherwise Pandemonium" Stephen King's "The Tale of Gray Dick" Michael Crichton's "Blood Doesn’t Come Out" Laurie King's "Weaving the Dark" Chris Offutt's "Chuck’s Bucket" Dave Eggers's "Up the Mountain Coming Down Slowly" Michael Moorcock's "The Case of the Nazi Canary" Aimee Bender's "The Case of the Salt and Pepper Shakers" Harlan Ellison's "Goodbye to All That" Karen Joy Fowler's "Private Grave 9" Rick Moody's "The Albertine Notes" Michael Chabon's "The Martian Agent, a Planetary Romance" Sherman Alexie's "Ghost Dance"

The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 2003

By Stephen Jones
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  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Book Code : 1780337167
  • Total of Pages : 160
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 940
  • Pdf File: the-mammoth-book-of-best-new-horror-2003.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The finest exponents of horror fiction writing today, Neil Gaiman, China Mieville, Ramsey Campbell, Kim Newman, Graham Joyce, Paul McCauley, Stephen Gallagher, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Basil Cooper, Glen Hirshberg, Jay Russell, feature in the world's premier annual horror anthology series, another bumper showcase devoted exclusively to excellence in macabre fiction. To accompany the very best in short stories and novellas is the year's most comprehensive horror overview and contacts listing as well as a fascinating necrology.

The Camp-life of the Third Regiment

By Robert Thomas Kerlin
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 138
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 929
  • Pdf File: the-camp-life-of-the-third-regiment.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"The Camp-life of the Third Regiment" by Robert Thomas Kerlin. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

White Apples and the Taste of Stone

By Donald Hall
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  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Book Code : 0547348789
  • Total of Pages : 452
  • Category : Poetry
  • Members : 941
  • Pdf File: white-apples-and-the-taste-of-stone.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This retrospective collection of verse from the former US poet laureate and National Medal of Arts winner spans six decades of celebrated work. Throughout his writing life Donald Hall has garnered numerous accolades and honors, culminating in 2006 with his appointment as poet laureate of the United States. White Apples and the Taste of Stone collects more than two hundred poems from across sixty years of Hall’s celebrated career, and includes poems published in The New Yorker, the American Poetry Review, and the New York Times. Those who have come to love Donald Hall's poetry will welcome this vital and important addition to his body of work. For the uninitiated it is a spectacular introduction to this critically acclaimed and admired poet.

A Taste of True Blood

By Leah Wilson
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  • Publisher : BenBella Books, Inc.
  • Book Code : 1935618237
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 897
  • Pdf File: a-taste-of-true-blood.pdf

Book Short Summary:

True Blood, Alan Ball's critically acclaimed television adaptation of Charlaine Harris' bestselling Southern Vampire mysteries, is HBO's most-watched show since The Sopranos, averaging over 12 million viewers an episode in its second season. Thanks to its large, dedicated fanbase, it won the People's Choice “Favorite TV Obsession" award in early 2010. A Taste of True Blood: The Fangbanger's Guide gives those fans something to savor between episodes—and whets their appetite for more. Covering the show's first two seasons and released just in time for the third (with real-time online updates from the book's contributors throughout season three), the book includes pieces on: • Vampire Bill's season 2 slide from hot to not • Sookie's mind-reading talents as a critique of our oversharing Facebook culture • What a Louisiana setting adds to the traditional vampire myth • Why the television series had to differ from the books (co-written by the Southern Vampire mysteries' editor Ginjer Buchanan) • And much more, from shapeshifters to maenads to Merlotte's A Taste of True Blood also includes a quick reference guide to the show's first two seasons.


By Jas Mardis
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  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Book Code : 9781574410402
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 154
  • Pdf File: kentecloth.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The literary voices found in Kente Cloth are as unique and varied as the hues of their skin. Their choice of subjects offers an equally varied glimpse into the region's vast cache of truly new voices. "Herein are the children of a Black Southwest . . . from storytellers, railroad bosses, liars, cooks, hairdressers, bus riders, singers, farm hands and the like. They tell the tales of fisher folk, ditch diggers, quilters and planters of trees. They come washed in the blood of the lamb and drenched in the wind-carried love of deep woods hollars and back alley brawls. They come drenched with the cacophony of prayers from childbirth to childhood and the laying down of the too young soul. They come strong from the womb of desolation disguised as charity and welcomed by the hands of fate. These are the writers of lives being lived and not of the merely imagined or coughed up writing class creations. These mostly unpublished writers have fought and birthed and churched and gathered 'round gravesites, together. They have hunted the lakes, swamps, valleys and eyes of the racial beasts, together. They have come back again each year to honor their dead, together. They have wished for a passion and found it on the early morning dew of backyard pears, together. They have walked a mile and more in the brogan steppers of the elders, together. They have ratcheted out the long days and nights toward progression, where their voices have been abandoned for the smooth elegance of the other brother, together. They have endured silence together, and I am honored in accepting these wonderful and horrible and gloried voices of this brief collection. Each of these letters bear witness to the honor and discovery of being alive in a way that alive is not practiced today: Considered and just."--Jas. Mardis, from the Introduction

Autobiography of Mark Twain

By Mark Twain
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  • Publisher : Graphic Arts Books
  • Book Code : 1513287095
  • Total of Pages : 462
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 576
  • Pdf File: autobiography-of-mark-twain.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Autobiography of Mark Twain (1907) is a collection of autobiographical writings by American humorist Mark Twain. Dictated toward the end of his life, the Autobiography of Mark Twain is a series of brief reflections on 74 years of fame, hard work, and adventure by an icon of American literature. Originally serialized in the North American Review, the United States’ oldest literary magazine, the Autobiography of Mark Twain has gone through countless editions in the century after Twain’s death, and is considered a masterpiece of literary nonfiction. “I intend that this autobiography shall become a model for all future autobiographies when it is published [...] because of its form and method—a form and method whereby the past and the present are constantly brought face to face, resulting in contrasts which newly fire up the interest all along, like contact of flint with steel.” Focusing on the small events, unremarkable encounters, and marginalia which make a life both common and particular, Mark Twain envisions a model of autobiography capable of dispelling the myth of the writer as a man of fortune and mysterious talent. Capturing episodes from his youth and the early stages of his writing career, reflecting on the importance of his wife Olivia and daughter Susy, and describing the influence of labor on his philosophy of life, Twain invites his reader to recognize him not just as Samuel Clemens, his birth name, but as a man who lived and worked and triumphed and suffered alongside others, as a man whose success was a testament to the power of community. With a beautifully designed cover and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Mark Twain’s Autobiography of Mark Twain is a classic of American literature reimagined for modern readers.

Heinerman's Encyclopedia of Healing Juices

By John Heinerman
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1101662301
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 527
  • Pdf File: heinerman-s-encyclopedia-of-healing-juices.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This publication shows how raw, natural juices can help maximize health and boost the immune system. A total of 83 juices are discussed.

Grapevine Breeding Programs for the Wine Industry

By Andrew G. Reynolds
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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Book Code : 1782420800
  • Total of Pages : 466
  • Category : Technology & Engineering
  • Members : 577
  • Pdf File: grapevine-breeding-programs-for-the-wine-industry.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Grapevine Breeding Programs for the Wine Industry: Traditional and Molecular Techniques summarizes recent trends in grapevine breeding, both in terms of research and practical programs. The first group of chapters covers the challenges faced by breeders and existing and emerging techniques used to combat them. Two further groups of chapters focus on grapevine breeding programs in different wine-producing countries around the world. With authoritative contributions from experts across the world’s winemaking regions, this book will be an essential reference for all those involved in viticulture and oeneology wanting to explore new methods, understand different approaches and refine existing practices. Covers challenges faced by breeders Highlights grapevine breeding programs in different wine-producing countries Contributions from experts across the world’s winemaking regions