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Operating Instructions

By Anne Lamott
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  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Isbn : 0307761037
  • Pages : 272
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Reads : 846
  • File Pdf: operating-instructions.pdf

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With the same brilliant combination of humor and warmth she brought to bestseller Bird by Bird, Anne Lamott gives us a smart, funny, and comforting chronicle of single motherhood. It’s not like she’s the only woman to ever have a baby. At thirty-five. On her own. But Anne Lamott makes it all fresh in her now-classic account of how she and her son and numerous friends and neighbors and some strangers survived and thrived in that all important first year. From finding out that her baby is a boy (and getting used to the idea) to finding out that her best friend and greatest supporter Pam will die of cancer (and not getting used to that idea), with a generous amount of wit and faith (but very little piousness), Lamott narrates the great and small events that make up a woman’s life. "Lamott has a conversational style that perfectly conveys her friendly, self-depricating humor." -- Los Angeles Times Book Review "Lamott is a wonderfully lithe writer .... Anyone who has ever had a hard time facing a perfectly ordinary day will identify." -- Chicago Tribune

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  • File Pdf: the-routledge-handbook-of-forensic-linguistics.pdf

Book Summary:

The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics offers a comprehensive survey of the subdiscipline of Forensic Linguistics, with this new edition providing both updated overviews from leading figures in the field and exciting new contributions from the next generation of forensic linguists. The Handbook is a unique work of reference to the leading ideas, debates, topics, approaches and methodologies in forensic linguistics and language and the law. It comprises 43 chapters, including entirely new contributions from many international experts, in the areas of Aboriginal claimants, appraisal and stance, author identities online, biased language in capital trials, corpus approaches, false confessions, forensic phonetics, forensic transcription, the historical courtroom, legal interpretation, multilingual law, police crisis negotiation, speaker profiling, and trolling. The chapters include a wealth of examples and case studies so the reader can see forensic linguistics applied and in action. Edited and authored by the world’s leading academics and practitioners, The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics is a vital resource for advanced students, researchers and scholars, and will also be of interest to legal, law enforcement and security professionals.

Original Instructions

By Melissa K. Nelson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn : 1591439310
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Nature
  • Reads : 100
  • File Pdf: original-instructions.pdf

Book Summary:

Indigenous leaders and other visionaries suggest solutions to today’s global crisis • Original Instructions are ancient ways of living from the heart of humanity within the heart of nature • Explores the convergence of indigenous and contemporary science and the re-indigenization of the world’s peoples • Includes authoritative indigenous voices, including John Mohawk and Winona LaDuke For millennia the world’s indigenous peoples have acted as guardians of the web of life for the next seven generations. They’ve successfully managed complex reciprocal relationships between biological and cultural diversity. Awareness of indigenous knowledge is reemerging at the eleventh hour to help avert global ecological and social collapse. Indigenous cultural wisdom shows us how to live in peace--with the earth and one another. Original Instructions evokes the rich indigenous storytelling tradition in this collection of presentations gathered from the annual Bioneers conference. It depicts how the world’s native leaders and scholars are safeguarding the original instructions, reminding us about gratitude, kinship, and a reverence for community and creation. Included are more than 20 contemporary indigenous leaders--such as Chief Oren Lyons, John Mohawk, Winona LaDuke, and John Trudell. These beautiful, wise voices remind us where hope lies.

Instructions for Dancing

By Nicola Yoon
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn : 0735271240
  • Pages : 384
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reads : 378
  • File Pdf: instructions-for-dancing.pdf

Book Summary:

#1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun is Also a Star Nicola Yoon is back with her eagerly anticipated third novel. With all the heart and hope of her last two books, this is an utterly unique romance. Evie Thomas doesn't believe in love anymore. Especially after the strangest thing occurs one otherwise ordinary afternoon: She witnesses a couple kiss and is overcome with a vision of how their romance began . . . and how it will end. After all, even the greatest love stories end with a broken heart, eventually. As Evie tries to understand why this is happening, she finds herself at La Brea Dance studio, learning to waltz, fox-trot, and tango with a boy named X. X is everything that Evie is not: adventurous, passionate, daring. His philosophy is to say yes to everything -- including entering a ballroom dance competition with a girl he's only just met. Falling for X is definitely not what Evie had in mind. If her visions of heartbreak have taught her anything, it's that no one escapes love unscathed. But as she and X dance around and toward each other, Evie is forced to question all she thought she knew about life and love. In the end, is love worth the risk?

Compiler Construction

By Albert Cohen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Isbn : 3642548075
  • Pages : 251
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 347
  • File Pdf: compiler-construction.pdf

Book Summary:

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Compiler Construction, CC 2014, which was held as part of the European Joint Conferences on Theory and Practice of Software, ETAPS 2014, which took place in Grenoble, France, in April 2014. The 10 full papers and 4 tool papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 47 submissions; the book also contains one invited talk. The papers are organized in topical sections named: program analysis and optimization; parallelism and parsing and new trends in compilation.

The Union of Dzogchen and Bodhichitta

By Anyen Rinpoche
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Shambhala
  • Isbn : 9781559398879
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Religion
  • Reads : 238
  • File Pdf: the-union-of-dzogchen-and-bodhichitta.pdf

Book Summary:

An illuminating look at key aspects of Tibetan Buddhist practice--of interest to many practitioners--is presented in this practical and interesting book. Through demonstrating the interrelationship of the outer inner and secret teachings and a textual analysis of the words of four renowned Dzogchen yogis, it makes clear that the practice of Bodhichitta is a necessary aspect of every practice within Tibetan Buddhism.Unlike other books that present either the teachings of Bodhichitta or the teachings of Dzogchen as their own system of practice, this book presents them not as complementary practices but as a deconstructed inner and outer practices which are fundamentally intertwined. Anyen Rinpoche works to create a new generation of holistic practitioners who value the depth found in the entire spectrum of teachings. While Anyen Rinpoche acknowledges the profundity of the Dzogchen teachings, he dispels the myth that they are an effortless path to liberation and rather shows that they are a progressive path that requires diligence, insight, and the compassionate mind of a Bodhisattva. He presents a style of contemplation that combines Dzogchen meditation on the ultimate view with the generation of Bodhichitta, such as has been taught by Nyingmapa yogis throughout the centuries. This book presents the union of Dzogchen and Bodhichitta not only through philosophy and scripture but also through concrete methods for practice.

Documents Relating to the Constitutional History of Canada 1759-1791, Part I

By Arthur G. Sir Doughty,Adam Shortt
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Isbn : EAN:4066338037923
  • Pages : 828
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 865
  • File Pdf: documents-relating-to-the-constitutional-history-of-canada-1759-1791-part-i.pdf

Book Summary:

"Documents Relating to the Constitutional History of Canada 1759-1791, Part I" by Arthur G. Sir Doughty, Adam Shortt. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Create Your Own Website (Using Wordpress) in a Weekend

By Alannah Moore
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Ilex Press
  • Isbn : 1781570590
  • Pages : 160
  • Category : Computers
  • Reads : 195
  • File Pdf: create-your-own-website.pdf

Book Summary:

Building a website doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. Create Your Own Website Using WordPress in a Weekend demonstrates how anyone can create a website that looks professional, while being entirely tailored to their needs and preferences. Carefully structured step-by-step tutorials cover every stage of the process, so no specialist knowledge is needed. With beautiful website examples and tips throughout for inspiration, every reader will be able to get themselves - or their business - online in just a couple of days.

Sacred Instructions

By Sherri Mitchell
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : North Atlantic Books
  • Isbn : 1623171962
  • Pages : 256
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reads : 274
  • File Pdf: sacred-instructions.pdf

Book Summary:

A narrative of Indigenous wisdom that provides a road map for the spirit and a compass of compassion for humanity Drawing from ancestral knowledge, as well as her experience as an attorney and activist, Sherri Mitchell addresses some of the most crucial issues of our day, such as environmental protection and human rights. Sharing the gifts she has received from elders around the world, Mitchell urges us to decolonize our language and our stories. For those seeking change, this book offers a set of cultural values that will preserve our collective survival for future generations.