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Seen From The Wings

Author : Francesca Knittel Bowyer
ISBN : 1543965628
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There have been several autobiographies written by the children of illustrious film actresses--Christina and Joan Crawford, Maria Riva and Marlene Dietrich, Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. Each book lays bare the stark reality of being raised in Hollywood, where the glamour and drama of being raised by world-renowned parents is tempered by the pressure to succeed in life and love in the shadow of Hollywood perfection. Now, add to that list the story of Francesca Knittel Bowyer, daughter of Luise Rainer--the first woman to win two Academy Awards before the age of 30. Knittel Bowyer describes her desperate need to become independent from a mother who was almost never pleased, especially when she felt upstaged, and chronicles her journey to find her life's purpose and to define herself as an individual. Francesca Knittel Bowyer's is a life woven with adventure. She went from theater actress to editor at Harpers Magazine; recognizably as the first Devil Wears Prada girl, then from art dealer to executive at a highly prestigious advertising agency. Meanwhile, she worked tirelessly as a devoted and sometimes single mother raising two daughters and while escaping abusive relationships and marriages.In this poignant, true story of a daughter, wife and mother who escapes from the trappings of her golden upbringing in the villas of Europe and the mansions of Beverly Hills, Knittel Bowyer reveals how her imperious mother and gentle-hearted father affected her relationships, choices and happiness. All these life experiences resulted in her catapulting herself into a new and positive life path of faith, peace and self-acceptance.

On The Wings Of A Dove

Author : Terry Lawrence
ISBN : 9781440164200
Genre : Poetry
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On the Wings of a Dove is a compilation of poems designed to stimulate an appreciation for the simple blessings we oft times take for granted because of the havoc and chaos that surrounds us in our daily lives here on this earth. The dove is a symbol of the Holy Spirit and represents simplicity, gentleness, divine guidance, marital affection, and the deepest kind of peace. Its wings exemplify the Love of God and Gods forgiveness. The doves unadorned and striking white image provides us with an ever-present reminder that there is always hope when there is faith in our Heavenly Father. The poetry within On the Wings of a Dove are intended to provide inspiration and support as an arsenal against troubling times and difficult situations, to produce a guiding light on darkened day, and to give one the solace and belief that our Heavenly Father loves each of us, watches over us, and is preparing our place within His Kingdom.

Finding Your Wings

Author : Burton S. Guttman
ISBN : 0618782168
Genre : Nature
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A step-by-step guide to bird watching for novice birders utilizes a variety of hands-on exercises, quizzes, and a host of images to help readers learn how to really see birds, sort birds by category, and identify species, covering everything from how to analyze a bird's food selection according to bill type to sketching the shapes of different types of birds and more. Original.

The Cyclopaedia; Or Universal Dictionary Of Arts Sciences And Literature

Author : Abraham Rees
ISBN : ONB:+Z170558707
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Thirsty Wings

Author : Heather Miller
ISBN : 9781452012421
Genre : Fiction
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Lina Perpetua, a teenage foster kid, had a normal life until the loss of her best friend, Simone. But the weird things didn't really happen until almost a year after her friend's disappearance. Minds of others began to open, run ins with a new kid (Gabriel) at her school who just couldn't leave her alone. She always has been able to find refuge in her closest and only friend Malaki. He had been with her as long as Simone, and more. Thinking she is losing her mind her foster mother turns her to a Psychologist, hoping these things were a part of her imagination. Unfortunately yet is more to come and it was something that threw her in for an adventure she never imagined she would ever pursue. Finding more powers and a rescue/captive time she finds a fallen angel (Gaelin). She not only has the power to feel what others feel, but much more. She finds through Gaelin and the much annoying Gabriel that not only does she have a purpose, but these two guys will help her in her time to learn how to use her powers to save her life and her purpose. Things speed up into full gear after she finds that she is not human at all, but something else. Something brand new that will help balance the world of good and evil. Will Lina be able to beat the death constantly waiting her against all odds?

Stranger In The Wings

Author : Church of England
ISBN : 0715126016
Genre : Religion
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This report explores the role of a much underestimated area of ministry in the Church of England - the Local Non-Stipendiary Minister (LNSM). It includes sections on the importance and changing responsibilities of the LNSM, the role of the LSNM and the vocation and selection of LNSMs.

A Natural History Of Uncommon Birds

Author : George Edwards
ISBN : OXFORD:N10822417
Genre : Birds
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Physics In The Arts

Author : P.U.P.A. Gilbert
ISBN : 9780123918895
Genre : Science
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Physics in the Arts is a concise, 328-page four-color entry in the Complementary Science Series, designed for science enthusiasts and liberal arts students requiring or desiring a well-developed discussion of physical phenomena, particularly with regard to sound and light. This book offers an alternative route to science literacy for those interested in the arts, music and photography. The material covered is at a level appropriate for self-study or as a complementary textbook. A typical course on sound and light for non-science majors covers the nature of sound and sound perception as well as important concepts and topics including light and light waves, reflection and refraction; lenses; the eye and the ear; photography; color and color vision; and additive color mixing; subtractive color mixing. There are also discussions on color generating mechanisms; periodic oscillations; simple harmonic motion; damped oscillations and resonance; vibration of strings; Fourier analysis; musical scales; and musical instruments. Problems with solutions are presented. For teaching purposes, all figures in the book as well as hints on how to build labs are provided at This book will be helpful to non-science students in courses related to the study of physics with light and sound. Offers an alternative route to science literacy for those interested in the arts, music and photography Popular science book with wide readership beyond the classroom at an accessible level Material covered at a level appropriate for self-study or as a complementary textbook For teaching purposes, all figures in the book as well as hints on how to build labs (including seven new labs in March 2012!)

The Cyclopaedia Or Universal Dictionary Of Arts Sciences And Literature

Author : Abraham Rees
ISBN : UOM:39015009230452
Genre : Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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The Wings Of The Dove

Author : Henry James
ISBN : 9781775417415
Genre : Fiction
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Young Londoners Kate and Merton are engaged, but have no money to marry on. When the wealthy but terminally ill American heiress Milly arrives in London, Kate schemes for a way to inherit her fortune. But when Kate achieves all she had hoped for, she finds that the money and the gentle, beautiful Milly have changed everything.

On Fire S Wings

Author : Christie Golden
ISBN : 9781552545638
Genre : Fiction
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She was born without caste or position in Arukan, a country that prized both. Then a chance encounter led her to a better life. But it also brought her to danger and destiny. Because Kevla Bai-sha's fevered dreams--looming threats to their land and visions of dragons that had once watched over her people--held the promise of truth. Now Arukan--shadowed by mountains and myths--might be overcome by eternal darkness. Kevla, together with Jashemi-kha-Tahmu, rebel prince of the ruling household, would defy all law, all tradition, to embark on a daring quest for the half-forgotten elementals that will save the world. And so Kevla must sacrifice everything...only to be reborn in dragon's flames....

The Wings Of The Sphinx

Author : Andrea Camilleri
ISBN : 9780330540544
Genre : Fiction
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The Wings of the Sphinx is the eleventh book in the wickedly funny Inspector Montalbano series by Italian author, Andrea Camilleri. Things are not going well for Inspector Montalbano. His long-distance relationship with Livia is on the rocks, he feels himself getting even older and he's growing tired of the violence in his job. Then the dead body of a young woman is found in an illegal dump, with half her face missing. Her identity at first unknown; a tattoo of a sphinx moth on her left shoulder links her with three other girls bearing the same mark, all recent Russian immigrants to Italy. Victims of an underworld sex trade, these girls have been rescued from the Mafia night-club circuit by a Catholic charity organization. The problem is, the other girls can't help Montalbano with his enquiries. They are all missing. As his investigations progresses, it seems that not everyone wants Montalbano to discover what really lies behind the organization's charitable façade. And not only does Montalbano have a case to solve, he has a demanding stomach to feed, and he must save his foundering relationship with Livia . . . The Wings of the Sphinx is followed by the twelfth gripping mystery, The Track of Sand.

American History As Seen Through Currency

Author : Joanne C. Dauer
ISBN : 0972846603
Genre : Paper money
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Fighter Wing

Author : Tom Clancy
ISBN : 1101002573
Genre : History
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Now, for the first time, an insider's look at an Air Force combat wing -- the planes, the technology, and the people . . . with Tom Clancy as your guide. Tom Clancy's previous explorations of America's armed forces, Submarine and Armored Cav, revealed exclusive, never-before-seen information an the people and technology that protect our nation. Now, the acclaimed author of Clear and Present Danger and Debt of Honor takes to the skies with the U. S. Air Force's elite: the Fighter Wing. With his compelling style and unerring eye for detail, Clancy captures the thrill of takeoff, the drama of the dogfight, and the relentless dangers our fighter pilots face every day of their lives . . . showing readers what it really means to be the best of the best. Fighter Wing includes: Detailed analyses of the Air Force's premier fighter planes, including the F-15 Eagle Exclusive photographs, illustrations, and diagrams An insider's look at the people behind the planes and weapons Combat strategies and training techniques used by the U. S. Air Force

On Wings Of Death

Author : David J. Oldman
ISBN : 9781781593011
Genre : Fiction
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They found the flying officer hanging in his hut — another man who couldn’t take the relentless pressure of flying operations, it seemed, although his fellow officers hadn’t liked him much anyway. Besides, what was one more death among the thousands dying on the Western Front???Except that this man’s family had connections to Field Marshal Kitchener and no one wanted him distracted on the eve of the big push on the Somme. ??So Investigator Miller is sent to the squadron to tie up the loose ends, to tidy the incident away. For some reason they think he is well-equipped for that sort of thing.??Only it is all Miller can do to keep himself alive, flying daily over the enemy lines. And then he finds the suicide isn’t quite as straightforward as it is supposed to be. Particularly when a second man turns up dead, purportedly shot with his own pistol...??Set against the backdrop of the Great War and infused with a sense of intrigue and high drama, this is a novel of unsettling force. With a keen eye for detail, Oldman evokes the brutality of mud splattered battlefields and aerial combat, bringing the reader right up close to the action. As events spiral and the war continues to impact upon the investigation, peril and suspense combine to create a real sense of unease and urgency, leading towards an unexpected and fascinating conclusion.??As seen on

Letters From Alabama U S

Author : Philip Henry Gosse
ISBN : 9781108084536
Genre : Science
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This 1859 work recounts Gosse's nine-month stay in Alabama in 1838-9, with descriptions of the wildlife he observed there.

Fixed And Flapping Wing Aerodynamics For Micro Air Vehicle Applications

Author : Thomas J. Mueller
ISBN : 1600864465
Genre : Aerodynamics
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This title reports on the latest research in the area of aerodynamic efficency of various fixed-wing, flapping wing, and rotary wing concepts. It presents the progress made by over fifty active researchers in the field.

The Development Of The Wing Scales And Their Pigment In Butterflies And Moths

Author : Alfred Goldsborough Mayor
ISBN : CORNELL:31924018445183
Genre : Butterflies
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Roots And Wings

Author : Jack Haas
ISBN : 9780973100747
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A rapturous saga, relating the author's inimitable experiences while out and about in "this crazy, beautiful, impossible world," as he describes it. Haas' travels encompass a wide variety of places, such as India, Iceland, Hawaii, New Zealand, Nepal, Europe, and Israel. Largely, however, this is an inner odyssey, and is a profound account of the author's acceptance, love, and alchemical union with the spirit and the earth itself.

Broken Wings

Author : Shannon Dittemore
ISBN : 9781401686383
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Giant angels with metal wings and visible song. A blind demon restored from the pit of darkness. And a girl who has never felt more broken. Brielle sees the world as it really is: a place where the Celestial exists side by side with human reality. But in the aftermath of a supernatural showdown, her life begins to crumble. Her boyfriend, Jake, is keeping something from her—something important. Her overprotective father has started drinking again. And he’s dating a much younger woman who makes Brielle’s skin crawl. Haunting nightmares invade Brielle’s sleep, and flashes of Celestial vision keep her off kilter. What she doesn’t know is that she’s been targeted. The Prince of Darkness himself has heard of the boy with healing in his hands and of the girl who sees through the Terrestrial Veil. Brielle has no choice. She knows evil forces are converging and will soon rain their terror down on the town of Stratus. She must master the weapons she’s been given. She must fight. But can she fly with broken wings?

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