Oranges & Peanuts for Sale

Oranges & Peanuts for Sale

Author: Eliot Weinberger

Publisher: New Directions Publishing

ISBN: 0811218341

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 272

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Presented at the PEN World Voices Festival as a “post-national” writer,Eliot Weinberger is “a sparkling essayist” (Confrontation), andhis writings “a boundary-crossing, shape-shifting cabinet ofcuriosities” (The Bloomsbury Review).

The Rotarian

The Rotarian

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Page: 72

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Established in 1911, The Rotarian is the official magazine of Rotary International and is circulated worldwide. Each issue contains feature articles, columns, and departments about, or of interest to, Rotarians. Seventeen Nobel Prize winners and 19 Pulitzer Prize winners – from Mahatma Ghandi to Kurt Vonnegut Jr. – have written for the magazine.

Canals, Canines, and Curry

Canals, Canines, and Curry

Author: Michael Rolfe

Publisher: Accent Press Ltd

ISBN: 9781783754335

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 200

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A new life on the English Waterways... An informative and humorous new boater’ s perspective of life on the Inland Waterways; charting their learning curve from calamitous collisions to confident competence, all fuelled by copious curries. Two humans, a dog the size of a small horse, petrol, gas, and curry, all in a confined space on a vessel we’d bought and only in theory knew how to operate. What could possibly go wrong? Dotted throughout is information on narrowboats, rivers, and canals, explored as we learn it on our own journeys, written in easy-to-follow layman’s terms.

LIFE

LIFE

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Page: 116

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LIFE Magazine is the treasured photographic magazine that chronicled the 20th Century. It now lives on at LIFE.com, the largest, most amazing collection of professional photography on the internet. Users can browse, search and view photos of today’s people and events. They have free access to share, print and post images for personal use.

The Inland Voyager's Handbook: How to Cruise the Inland Waterways in Safety and Comfort

The Inland Voyager's Handbook: How to Cruise the Inland Waterways in Safety and Comfort

Author: Danny L. Davis

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780071845632

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 368

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The essential guide to cruising, geared to the charms of inland waterways Have you been dreaming about buying a boat and cruising the waterways? Not sure how to start living your dream? Experienced sailor and devoted inland voyager Danny Davis brings you an inside look at what life on the seas is really like. In The Inland Voyager’s Handbook, he reveals everything you need to know to safely and smoothly cruise in hundreds of miles of canals, rivers, and locks dotting the earth. You’ll find expert advice on choosing the right boat in your price range, preparing for a thunderstorm, dropping anchor, transiting locks, and much more. Inland voyaging means there are no big ocean swells or storms to contend with and boats within modest price tags—making this an attractive and attainable lifestyle no matter what your age or pocketbook. The Inland Voyager’s Handbook features: • Descriptions of how and where to travel, including all North American loops from Alaska to Florida, as well as European waterways • Soup-to-nuts explanations of the type of boats used, the lifestyle, and the many places for inland cruising • How-to information pertinent to the inland areas covered, including locks and canal transits • Down to earth instructions on how to choose and prepare a boat for voyaging, and much more

Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Kiplinger's Personal Finance

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Page: 48

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The most trustworthy source of information available today on savings and investments, taxes, money management, home ownership and many other personal finance topics.