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June
Writing Poems - Michelle Boisseau, Robert WallaceThis book offers comprehensive coverage of the creative process and the technical aspects of writing poetry. Filled with practical advice and numerous examples, Writing Poems is appropriate for both the beginning and advanced poet. Its anthology of classic and contemporary poems enlivens its readers' understanding of poetry, illustrates poetic principles, and, above all, inspires writing. With clear explanations, a lively presentation, and in-depth discussions, this book demystifies the process of writing poems and provides the guidance needed to help writers improve their craft. For anyone
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June
Reading Exercises for Solfège - Greg KnowlesA music textbook designed to transition the music theory or ear training student from alphabet notation to the more internationally used solfège notation. Initially written for use at The Juilliard School, this text is designed to allow the student to instantly recognize solfège notation in both fixed-do and moveable-do solfège. Exercises are presented in treble, bass, grand staff, and all the "do" clefs. Sections on the history of solfège and tonic solfa are included.
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June
In the Presence of Fear - Wendell BerryIn these three poignant essays, prolific author Wendell Berry reflects deeply on the current sources of world hope and despair. Thoughts in the Presence of Fear, written in response to the September 11 attacks, has since been reprinted in 73 countries and seven languages. The three essays provide a much-needed road map to a full cultural recovery.
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June
Signals and Systems - Alan V. Oppenheim, S. Hamid NawabExploring signals and systems, this work develops continuous-time and discrete-time concepts, highlighting the differences and similarities. Two chapters deal with the Laplace transform and the Z-transform. Basic methods such as filtering, communication and sampling are introduced.
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June
Agaat - Marlene Van Niekerk, Michiel HeynsSet in apartheid South Africa, Agaat portrays the unique relationship between Milla, a 67-year-old white woman, and her black maidservant turned caretaker, Agaat. Through flashbacks and diary entries, the reader learns about Milla's past. Life for white farmers in 1950s South Africa was full of promise — young and newly married, Milla raised a son and created her own farm out of a swathe of Cape mountainside. Forty years later her family has fallen apart, the country she knew is on the brink of huge change, and all she has left are memories and her proud, contrary, yet affectionate guardian. With
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June
The Art of the Personal Essay: An Anthology from the Classical Era to the Present - Phillip Lopate, Teachers & Writers CollaborativeFor more than four hundred years, the personal essay has been one of the richest and most vibrant of all literary forms. Distinguished from the  detached formal essay by its friendly, conversational tone, its loose structure, and its drive toward candor and self-disclosure, the personal essay seizes on the minutiae of daily life-vanities, fashions, foibles, oddballs, seasonal rituals, love and  disappointment, the pleasures of solitude, reading, taking a walk -- to offer insight into the human condition and the great social and political issues of the day. The Art of the Personal Essay is the
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June
The Grand Inquisitor - Fyodor DostoyevskyThe Grand Inquisitor is a section from The Brothers Karamazov, which is a literary work by Russian author/philosopher Fyodor Dostoevsky. The central character in this work is a Grand Inquisitor who arrests Jesus. A Grand Inquisitor, or Inquisitor Generalis in German is the individual who leads an Inquisition, just like Spanish Dominican Toms de Torquemada who was the official in charge of the Spanish Inquisition.
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June
The Sorrow of War: A Novel of North Vietnam - Bảo NinhBao Ninh, a former North Vietnamese soldier, provides a strikingly honest look at how the Vietnam War forever changed his life, his country, and the people who live there. Originaly published against government wishes in Vietnam because of its nonheroic, non-ideological tone, The Sorrow of War has won worldwide acclaim and become an international bestseller
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June
Elementary Surveying: An Introduction to Geomatics (11th Edition) - Paul R. WolfFor freshman and sophomore courses in surveying. This is a highly readable best-selling text that presents basic concepts and practical material in each of the areas fundamental to modern surveying (geomatics) practice. Its depth and breadth are ideal for self-study. The Eleventh Edition includes more than 400 figures and illustrations to help clarify discussions, and numerous worked example problems to illustrate computational procedures.
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June
Mots et Contexte - Wolfgang Fischer, Anne-Marie Le PlouhinecThematischer Oberstufenwortschatz Dieses Buch dient der Erweiterung des Wortschatzes und enthält viele kleine Texte zu folgenden Bereichen: 1. Géographie 2. Histoire 3. Politique 4. Économie 5. Écologie 6. Société 7. Culture 8. La France dans le monde