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Seven Minutes From Home

Author : Laurel Richardson
ISBN : 9789463005432
Genre : Education
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"Book: An American Daughter’s Story is a collection of linked stories written chronologically from 1980–2015. They create a multifaceted narrative of how the public and the private, the past and present, the local and global, intersect. With earnest reflection, modesty and humor, Laurel Richardson introduces the reader to her Ohio neighborhoods, friends, family, writers and therapy dogs. She ages, retires and frets over her droopy eyebrow. Her town’s local stores close; police bust heroin dealers; September 11th happens; universities corporatize; poetry venues transform. All this and much more as Richardson honors the complexity and vibrancy of America, and her life within it. Richardson’s renowned book, Fields of Play (1997) is about constructing a life inside the academy; Seven Minutes from Home is about constructing a life outside the academy. This extraordinary example of literary sociology can be read for pleasure, adopted in book clubs, or used in courses in American Studies, communication, creative writing, narrative, qualitative research, sociology, cultural studies and women’s studies. An appendix offers discussion questions, research projects and creative writing exercises. “A tour de force, the penultimate statement from gifted writer Laurel Richardson. Here an American daughter’s story comes home.” – Norman Denzin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign “The stories are riveting; you will not be able to stop reading.” – Carolyn Ellis, University of South Florida “An exemplar for how good social science should be written.” – Jessica Smartt Gullion, Texas Woman’s University “A love letter to a culture and a life well-lived.” – Anne Harris, Monash University “Highly recommended for courses in sociology, women’s studies and creative writing.” – Mary Margaret Fonow, Arizona State University Laurel Richardson, Professor Emeritus at The Ohio State University, has received a Life-Time Achievement Award in Qualitative Research, a Cooley Book Award, and two Affirmative-Action awards. She writes daily. She is most proud of her therapy dogs’ work with special-needs children. "

Seven Minutes To Noon

Author : Katia Lief
ISBN : 9780983499015
Genre : Fiction
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"THE DAY SEEMS PERFECTLY ORDINARY...UNTIL LAUREN DOESNT COME HOME. " Alice Halpern waits for her best friend at the playground where they always meet with their children in their comfortable Brooklyn neighborhood. But when Lauren fails to pick her son up from school, a normal day turns into a nightmare-and Alice begins to realize that nothing will ever be ordinary again. The police desperately search for Lauren, who is nearly nine months pregnant. Alice, herself pregnant, realizes she's being followed and has the creeping fear that she and her unborn twins are in danger. As the investigation intensifies, Alice is shocked as her familiar world begins to unravel. And as new life grows within her, she must fight to save her family-and herself... Praise for international bestseller Katia Liefs novels: "Mesmerizing." --Lisa Gardner "Nail-biting suspense." --Richard Montanari "Taut, clean storytelling." --Publishers Weekly "A new force to reckon with in...suspense." --Donna Anders "Suspense at a high level." --Midwest Book Review "Readers will want to read more of this talented writers work." --New York Journal of Books".

7 Minutes To Fit

Author : Brett Klika
ISBN : 9781452141497
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Whether you have just a few minutes to dedicate to exercising or are looking for a daily routine, 7 Minutes to Fit has a plan that will work for you! Rooted in scientific research about the benefits of high intensity interval training, this book features 50 illustrated interval circuits that only require a chair and your body weight to complete. Award-winning personal trainer Brett Klika provides step-by-step explanations of basic exercise movements paired with helpful illustrations so you can get started moving your way to a healthier, more energized body. With circuits devoted to full body, arms, legs, and core, 7 Minutes to Fit is all you need for a quick and effective workout.

Seven Minutes In Heaven

Author : Eloisa James
ISBN : 9780349411354
Genre : Fiction
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'Eloisa James is extraordinary.' People Magazine 'Nothing gets me to a bookstore faster than Eloisa James.' Julia Quinn A sparkling new Regency romance from New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James, linked to Four Nights with the Duke and Three Weeks with Lady X Witty and elusive Eugenia Snowe has all society begging for one of her premiere governesses - except the powerful Edward Reeve, who bursts into her office with his arrogant demands. He promises her heaven. No question that Eugenia enjoys crossing wits with the brilliant inventor, but soon it becomes clear that Ward wants far more than a governess. He wants Eugenia, and he'll stop at nothing to have her - including kidnapping. Will Eugenia lose her heart in the most reckless gamble of her life, or will she discover the sweetest pleasure she's ever known? She gives him seven minutes. 'Another bright, delightful read from a queen of historical romance.' Kirkus Reviews 'RITA Award-winner James woos readers with another irresistible liaison of lushly sensual romance and deliciously wicked with, and her flair for crafting unforgettable, richly dimensional characters is the satisfying center of this scrumptious literary confection.' Booklist

Seven Minutes

Author : Norman M. Klein
ISBN : 1859841503
Genre : Performing Arts
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He traces the development of the art at Disney, the forces that led to full animation, the whiteness of Snow White and Mickey Mouse becoming a logo.

Home Is Where The Star Is

Author : Steve Wilson
ISBN : 9781326666590
Genre : Fiction
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Lothar Klein has returned to Earth for the first time in many years, as an invited dignitary to witness the longest eclipse in recorded history. His young daughter travels with him to experience a new planet for the first time, but things do not go as expected, and Klein and his daughter are stranded on Earth as anarchy threatens to destabilise millennia of advancements. Can Klein manage to find a way home before the gravitational effects of the planet prove fatal for his daughter? NOTE- although this story is complete in its own right, it can also be read as a sequel to the novel 'A Man For All Centuries'

The Official Report Of The Trial Of Charles Louis Tucker For The Murder Of Mabel Page

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ISBN : NYPL:33433067408421
Genre : Murder
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Trial of Charles L. Tucker for the murder of Mabel Page, in Weston, Mass., March 31, 1904. Tucker was convicted and sentenced to death.

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