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The Green Fool

Author : Patrick Kavanagh
ISBN : 9780141190747
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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My part of Ireland had a poet at one time, a poor ragged fellow whom no respectable person whom no respectable person would be seen talking to, but he left doors open as he passed. Time hardly mattered in the village of Mucker, the birthplace of poet and writer Patrick Kavanagh. Full of wry humour, Kavanagh's unsentimental and evocative account of his Irish rural upbringing describes a patriarchal society surviving on the edge of poverty, sustained by the land and an insatiable love of gossip. There are tales of schoolboy skirmishes, blackberrying and night-time salmon-poaching; of country-weddings and fairs, of political banditry and religious pilgrimages; and of farm-work in the fields and kicking mares. Kavanagh's experiences inspired him to write poetry which immortalized a fast-disappearing way of life and brought him recognition as one of Ireland's great poets.

The Significance Of The Green Fool And Tarry Flynn In The Career Of Patrick Kavanagh From 1928 To 1950

Author : Nicholas Lendrum
ISBN : OCLC:1179443170
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Don T Let The Green Grass Fool You A Memoir About The Legendary Soul Singer Wilson Pickett

Author : Louella Pickett-New
ISBN : 9781633380509
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Louella Pickett-New was legendary soul singer Wilson Pickett's sister no. 4, to whom he gave the nickname "Lucy Coot" and mostly called just "Coot" throughout his life. She lived with him in New York City as a teenager during the 1960s when he was at the peak of his fame. He threw her a sweet sixteen party. She tried in vain to teach him to dance. She's the "Little Lucy Doin' the Watusi" in his hit song "Land of a Thousand Dances" In this book, named after another of his hits, a beloved little

Irish Poetry After Joyce

Author : Dillon Johnston
ISBN : 0815604319
Genre : Literary Criticism
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William Butler Yeats has been long considered the standard by which all Irish poetry is judged. Even the best of his immediate successors could not be liberated from Yeats's influence. In a new edition of his groundbreaking work, Dillon Johnston elaborates on the premise that many of Ireland's new voices do not follow the Yeatsian model—the singular lyric or odic voice; rather, they rely on Joyce for an interplay of dramatic voices. Johnston describes the world that contemporary poets have inherited: the legacies of Yeats and Joyce, the conflict of Unionism and Nationalism, the Irish language itself, and the politics of literature after World War II. He then explores the poetry of successors to both Yeats and Joyce. Austin Clarke is paired with Thomas Kinsella, Patrick Kavanagh with Seamus Heaney, Denis Devlin with John Montague, and Louis MacNeice with Derek Mahon. This edition, encompassing major poets of the last fifty-five years, includes the work of Paul Muldoon, Richard Murphy, Eavan Boland, Medbh McGuckian, and Eilean Ni Chuilleanain.

God S Fool

Author : Julien Green
ISBN : 9780060634643
Genre : Religion
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This warm, richly detailed biography brings the beloved saint alive in all his human and profoundly spiritual dimensions.

Into The Green

Author : Jeff Welker
ISBN : 1592630057
Genre : Dungeons and Dragons (Game)
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Into the Green provides rich detail for four different types of green environments, describing the ecology, terrain, hazards, and resources of each.

Tarry Flynn

Author : Patrick Kavanagh
ISBN : 9780141912363
Genre : Fiction
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A man's mother can be a terrible burden sometimes. For Tarry Flynn - poet, farmer and lover-from-afar of beautiful young virgins - the responsibility of family, farm, poetic inspiration and his own unyielding lust is a heavy one. The only solution is to rise above all - or escape over the nearest horizon. Like The Green Fool, his autobiography, Patrick Kavanagh's Tarry Flynn is an idyllic and beautifully evocative account of life as it was lived in Ireland earlier this century.

Inniskeen 1912 1918

Author : Terence A. M. Dooley
ISBN : IND:30000092778681
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"This book focuses upon the evolution of nationalist politics in the village and hinterland of Inniskeen, County Monaghan, from the third Home Rule crisis to the end of the Great War. Local nationalist leaders such as Bernard O'Rourke looked forward to participating in a constitutional form of Home Rule within the British Empire. However, by the end of the war, O'Rourke's political outlook had been transformed. This study illustrates how the impact of suspension of Home Rule, disillusionment within the Irish Party, the threat of partition, the 1916 Rising and the spread of separatist ideals converted O'Rourke from an Irish Party supporter to a Sinn Féiner"--Publisher's description.

Patrick Kavanagh A Biography

Author : Antoinette Quinn
ISBN : 9780717163748
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Antoinette Quinn's acclaimed biography of Patrick Kavanagh, the most important Irish poet between the death of W.B. Yeats and the rise of Seamus Heaney, tells the triumphant story of his journey from homespun balladry through early journal and poetry publications to his eventual coronation as one of the most influential figures in Irish poetry. Kavanagh (1904–1967) was born in County Monaghan, the son of a cobbler-cum-small farmer. He left school at thirteen to work the land but continued to educate himself, reading and writing poetry in his spare time. In 1929 he began contributing verses to the Irish Statesman and was soon publishing in Irish and English journals. His first collection, Ploughman and Other Poems, appeared in 1936 and was followed by an autobiography, The Green Fool, in 1938. In 1939 he moved to Dublin where he spent the rest of his life as a freelance writer and as part of the social and literary scene, keeping company with a gifted generation of writers, among them Flann O’Brien and Brendan Behan. He gained recognition as an important literary voice with his long poem ‘The Great Hunger’ in 1942. Further collections and the novel Tarry Flynn appeared in the following decades to growing critical acclaim. Published to widespread praise, Patrick Kavanagh, A Biography traces Kavanagh's publishing history as well as revealing what he was writing in the long interval between his books. This engaging, well-researched account of his daily professional life as a writer, his revisions and redraftings, his negotiations with publishers and editors, dispels the view that he was an untutored, gormless genius visited by an occasional flash of inspiration. Patrick Kavanagh, A Biography is the definitive account of Patrick Kavanagh’s life and work and should be the standard for years to come. Patrick Kavanagh, A Biography: Table of Contents Introduction No Genealogic Rosary (1850–1910) Childhood (1904–1918) Serving his Time (1918–1927) Dabbling in Verse (1916–1930) Farmer-Poet (1929–1936) Towards The Green Fool (1936–1937) The Green Fool and its Aftermath (1937–1939) I Had a Future (1939–1941) Bell-lettres (1940–1942) The Great Hunger (1941–1942) Pilgrim Poet (1940–1942) Marriage and Money? (1942–1944) The Enchanted Way (1944–1947) Film Critic (1946–1949) Tarry Flynn (1947–1949) From Ballyrush to Baggot Street (1948–1951) King of the Kids (1949–1951) Bluster and Beggary (1952–1953) Trial and Error (1954) The Cut Worm (1954–1955) The American Dream (1955–1957) Noo Pomes (1957–1958) Come Dance with Kitty Stobling (1959–1960) Roots of Love (1960–1964) Sixty-Year-Old Public Man (1964–1965) Four Funerals and a Wedding (1965–1967) ‘So long’

What A Fool Believes

Author : Carmen Green
ISBN : 9780758281746
Genre : Fiction
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Forgive And Forget. . . Pretty TV weatherperson Tia Amberson has gone from being as sweet as a summer's day to a category five hurricane. Her longtime boyfriend dumped her on Valentine's Day, and to add insult to injury, she's been placed under arrest by the cutest African-American cop she's ever seen. Her crime? Slashing the tires she gave her ex-almost-fiancé for Christmas. Her punishment? Mandatory attendance at an anger management class. . . .Or Fall In Love? Police officer Byron Rivers can't forget the spitfire he caught cutting a tire in a condo parking lot. Then his own hot temper lands him in the same class as Tia, where a magnetic force pulls these two together. When they touch he's nitro; she's glycerin. He's gasoline; she's the match. But when Tia joins the other women in the class to plan some down-and-dirty revenge on their exes, Byron finds out. Now he has to choose between upholding the law. . .or holding on to the woman he loves. Carmen Green has enjoyed being a writer for many years and has written more than twenty novels and novellas. Her 1998 novel Commitments was made into a BET TV movie, and she's hit bestseller lists and won industry awards for Keeping Secrets and Doctor, Doctor.

Susan Mallery Fool S Gold Series Volume Three

Author : Susan Mallery
ISBN : 9781460386064
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New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery invites you home to Fool's Gold, California, where friends and family are never far, and love is always in the air. They sought fame and fortune and are finally home—the rugged Stryker brothers are back and bringing the heat! Rafe is a pro when it comes to running a boardroom, but a land dispute—and the beautiful blonde on the other side of it—are giving him a real run for his money. His brother Shane just wants to raise horses. He's through with passion, but what will he do when it tracks him down in the form of the town's naughty-but-nice librarian? And though former model Clay has come home in the hopes of starting a family, he's also vowed never to risk his heart again. Can someone in Fool's Gold help him change his mind? Collected here for the first time, the third Fool's Gold trilogy—plus the bonus novella Almost Summer—makes coming home to Fool's Gold more memorable than ever. Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold series, Volume Three ALMOST SUMMER SUMMER DAYS SUMMER NIGHTS ALL SUMMER LONG

Susan Mallery Fool S Gold Series Volume One

Author : Susan Mallery
ISBN : 9781460349069
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Return to where it all began—the romance, the friendships, the community, the warmth and laughter of Susan Mallery’s New York Times bestselling series Fool’s Gold. Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada mountains, Fool’s Gold, California, is a charming town like no other, where newcomers and locals alike find endless—if unconventional—opportunities to fall in love. From Charity Jones, a city planner hired to create jobs that will keep the town's men from moving away, to Liz Sutton, still trying to shed the stigma of being the girl from the wrong side of the tracks, and Pia O'Brian who, despite having a disastrous romantic track record and the parenting skills of a hamster, has inherited three frozen embryos, Fool’s Gold is overflowing with quirky characters, passionate moments and heartfelt emotion. Offered here for the first time in collection form, the first Fool’s Gold trilogy—plus the bonus novella Sister of the Bride—is the perfect opportunity to discover some new, lifelong friends. Susan Mallery’s Fool’s Gold Collection, Volume One Chasing Perfect Almost Perfect Sister of the Bride Finding Perfect

Susan Mallery Fool S Gold Series Volume Two

Author : Susan Mallery
ISBN : 9781460364390
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New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery welcomes you to charming Fool's Gold, California—the ultimate small-town destination for romance! Do not get the Hendrix triplets started about the lack of eligible men in Fool's Gold! When Dakota gets roped into screening sexy bachelors for a local reality romance show she soon realizes love isn't as easy as it seems on TV. Her sister Montana has finally found her calling working with therapy dogs, but can she convince the handsome but relationship-averse man of her dreams to make a home in Fool's Gold? And while wedding bells are ringing for her sisters, they're not for Nevada. After landing her dream job, her hopes of a fresh start are thwarted when her new boss turns out to be the first love she never forgot. Offered here for the first time in collection form, the second Fool's Gold trilogy—plus the bonus novella Only Us—lets you reconnect with the characters who have become as familiar as old friends. Susan Mallery's Fool's Gold Series, Volume Two Only Mine Only Yours Only His Only Us

The Queen S Fool

Author : Philippa Gregory
ISBN : 0743269829
Genre : Fiction
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In 1553, fourteen-year-old Hannah Green, a young Jewish girl, flees to London to escape the Spanish Inquisition and catches the attention of Robert Dudley, who plans to use her talents for observation and second sight, as Hannah must choose between the intrigues of the English court and her secret life in the Jewish community, in the sequel to The Other Boleyn Girl. Originally in paperback. 50,000 first printing.

The Fool S Progress

Author : Edward Abbey
ISBN : 9781466806290
Genre : Fiction
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The Fool's Progress, the "fat masterpiece" as Edward Abbey labeled it, is his most important piece of writing: it reveals the complete Ed Abbey, from the green grass of his memory as a child in Appalachia to his approaching death in Tuscon at age sixty two. When his third wife abandons him in Tucson, boozing, misanthropic anarchist Henry Holyoak Lightcap shoots his refrigerator and sets off in a battered pick-up truck for his ancestral home in West Virginia. Accompanied only by his dying dog and his memories, the irascible warhorse (a stand-in for the "real" Abbey) begins a bizarre cross-country odyssey--determined to make peace with his past--and to wage one last war against the ravages of "progress." "A profane, wildly funny, brash, overbearing, exquisite tour de force." -- The Chicago Tribune

Fool S Gold?

Author : L. Sargisson
ISBN : 9781137031075
Genre : Political Science
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What's wrong with the world today and how might it become better (or worse)? These are the questions pursued in this book, which explores the hopes and fears, dreams and nightmares of the 21st century. Through architecture, fiction, theory, film and experiments with everyday life, Sargisson explores contemporary hopes and fears about the future.

Blueberry Fool

Author : Thom Rock
ISBN : 9781630875695
Genre : Religion
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Is it possible to find the revelatory, to find faith in a tiny blue berry? This is but one of the questions explored in this collection of engaging essays aimed at the intrinsically human intersection of memory and belief. Threaded throughout with an ever-changing cast of meadowland characters, not the least of which is a rambling barren of wild blueberries, these writings offer an intimate chronicle of one man's quest to understand what it means to believe. Again and again the author's words bring the reader from a particular geographical place to a location at once familiar and foreign, universal and unique: the landscape of memory. Whether grappling with the implications of adoption, or grieving over a lost family recipe; recalling a surprise encounter with an equally surprised red fox, or reconsidering the meaning of migration, Blueberry Fool is about the sheer fragility and strength of belief, the idiosyncratic light of memory, and the simple year-round pleasures of a wild meadow.

Fool The World

Author : Josh Frank
ISBN : 9781429904438
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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It's the 1980s and the rock landscape is littered with massive hair, synthesizers, and monster riffs, but there is an alternative being born in the sleepy East of America-we just don't know it yet. Before the Internet, MTV, and iPods provided far-off music fans with information and communities-and before Nirvana-kids across the world grew up in relative isolation, dependent on mix tapes and self-created art to slowly spread scenes and trends. It was under these conditions that four young musicians found one another in Boston, Massachusetts, and started a band called Pixies. During their initial seven-year career, Pixies would play some of Europe's most gigantic festivals, keep the press guessing, and cultivate a fervid international fan base hungry for more and more of their unique surf punk. The band worked fast, cranking out four albums at a breakneck pace, but ultimately pressures and personality clashes took their toll: Pixies broke up just as bands were singing their praises as the rock'n'roll innovators. For twelve years, a Pixies reunion seemed impossible, but a sudden announcement in 2004 proclaimed the unthinkable-Pixies were getting back together. Their extremely successful reunion tour finally gave the group something they'd always lacked in their homeland: proof that their bone-rattling music had left an indelible impact. Fool the World tells Pixies' story in the words of those who lived it, from the band members to studio owners, from A&R executives, producers, and visual artists who worked with them to admirers of their music, such as Bono, PJ Harvey, Beck, and Perry Farrell. With new cartoons by Trompe Le Monde illustrator Steven Appleby, Fool the World is a complete journey through the life, death, and rebirth of one of the most influential bands of all time.

I M A Fool To Kill You

Author : Robert J. Randisi
ISBN : 9781780100548
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A Rat Pack Mystery - When a rumour spreads that Frank Sinatra's ex-wife, Hollywood Goddess Ava Gardner, was seen in the Sands Hotel & Casino in a state of distress, sleuth Eddie G. is asked to check it out. Eddie tracks her down to LA, where he finds out that Ava's afraid she did something horrible . . . and it falls to Eddie to find out exactly what went down. But someone's after Ava who means her harm, and soon he's dodging bullets in Vegas in an attempt to keep Ava - and himself - alive.

Sir Gawain And The Green Knight

Author : Jessie L. Weston
ISBN : 9780486113715
Genre : Literary Collections
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This interpretation by a distinguished scholar of one of English medieval literature's gems translates Middle English poetry into modern prose for a retelling that both preserves the spirit of the original and makes it accessible to modern readers.

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