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By David L Hammer. 1985
By Tennessee Williams. 1972
Drama written in 1945 about a southern family with pretensions to gentility. Centres around the crippled daughter, Laura, who lives… in a dream world so full of illusions that she becomes like the pieces in her own glass collection - too fragile to move from the shelf. 1972, c1945.
By Sharon Pollock. 1984
By Claire H Liachowitz. 1988
By examining American legislation from 1770 to 1920, the author concludes that physically handicapped people have been disadvantaged by legislation… that keeps them dependent rather than allowing them to become independent. 1988.
By John Ebdon. 1985
John Ebdon captures the whims and eccentricities of the English character in this portrait of the country and its people:… the regimented Farnham commuter, and the cantankerous neighbours with deep down hearts of gold. Explaining along the way why Yorkshiremen are "God's own people" and how London views tourists. 1985.
By John Ebdon. 1979
The first book from the Director of the London Planetarium, better known as a humorous broadcaster. Here he writes about… the non-tourist side of Greece, two islands in the Cyclades, where he is accepted into the villages as a welcome inhabitant. In his own words, "It is not a travel book. It is about people... of the islands of Andros and Kos." 1979.
By Francis Chan. 2008
The God of the universe is crazy about you! His love is the most powerful thing in the world and… He wants to give it to you, so you can live for Him. If you have made a commitment to follow Christ, then read Crazy Love to be reminded and challenged in your walk. Sharing from his own life struggles and sacrifices, author Francis Chan issues a call for selfless, Christ-like living. Let the love you have received from God impact your life like never before. 2008.
By Ed Pothier Dianne, Richard F Devlin, Dianne Pothier. 2005
Twenty-four scholars from a variety of disciplines come together here to identify the problems with traditional approaches to disability and… to provide new directions. The essays range from focused empirical and experiential studies of different disabilities, to policy analyses, legal interrogations, and philosophical reconsiderations. 2005.
By Claudio Magris. 1989
Explores the Danube River as it flows through middle-European countries from the Bavarian hills to the Black Sea. Examines the… tension between Greco-Roman and Teutonic cultures, the roots of fascism, the splendour and decline of the Hapsburg dynasty, and the evil of Nazism. 1989. Uniform title: Danubio.
Explores how, applying the principles of neuroplasticity, Barbara Arrowsmith Young developed cognitive remediation exercises, founded the Arrowsmith Program and opened… the first Arrowsmith School in Toronto, Ontario over 30 years ago. The lives of nine children are discussed as they start the Arrowsmith Program and then move on to either private or public schools. 2011.
By Don Baker. 1984
Church discipline is supposed to be a loving but firm action to confront sin in a Christian's life and help… them be restored to the church family. Too often it is a harsh exclusion from the fellowship without any expectation of reconciled relationship. c1984.
By Tony Hall. 2006
By Harold Pinter. 1976
Contains the first five of Pinter's plays, including "The birthday party", his first full-length drama, and two short stories. In… typical Pinter style, they all include an exacting and complex use of language and the features that mark his 'comedies of menace'. 1976. Uniform title: Works.
By Harold Pinter. 1981
Contains five of Pinter's plays, including "Old times", "No man's land", and "Family voices". These works echo many of his… earlier themes and techniques - struggles for power and an ambience of menace - while finding fresh subject matter and ways to express ideas. 1981. Uniform title: Works.
By Harold Pinter. 1998
Contains such Pinter plays as "The homecoming" and "Landscape", as well as six revue sketches, the memoir "Mac", and the… short story "Tea party". Pinter's work compels the reader to analyze the efficiency of language and its ability to convey meaning. 1998. Uniform title: Works.
By Harold Pinter. 1990
Contains five of Pinter's plays, including "The Caretaker", and revue sketches. The characters and settings in these plays become more… realistic, as opposed to the absurdist atmosphere of his first works. Also includes an introductory essay by Pinter, "Writing for myself". 1990. Uniform title: Works.
By Sarah Zacharias Davis. 2006
By Eva-Marie Kröller. 1987
A detailed survey of Canadian travel writing in the 19th century provides an unusual perspective on Canadian history. Canadians abroad… preferred Britain, France, Italy and Palestine, in that order. The major world expositions and Queen Victoria's Golden and Diamond Jubilees figure prominently in the writings. 1987.
By Shannon Kubiak Primicerio. 2006
To be a leader you have to be different. Your peers will observe you and the choices you make, and… if you go against the social order and stand up for what you believe in, others will notice. Junior High. 2006.
By Shannon Kubiak Primicerio. 2005