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Salt Houses

By Hala Alyan
  • ISBN Code: : 0544912381
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : Fiction
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Winner of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the Arab American Book Award Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR * Nylon * Kirkus Reviews * Bustle * BookPage “Moving and beautifully written.” — Entertainment Weekly On the eve of her daughter Alia’s wedding, Salma reads the girl’s future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they will all soon come to pass when the family is uprooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. Lyrical and heartbreaking, Salt Houses follows three generations of a Palestinian family and asks us to confront that most devastating of all truths: you can’t go home again. “[Alyan is] a master.” — Los Angeles Review of Books “Beautiful . . . An example of how fiction is often the best filter for the real world around us.” — NPR “Gorgeous and sprawling . . . Heart-wrenching, lyrical and timely.” — Dallas Morning News “[Salt Houses] illustrate[s] the inherited longing and sense of dislocation passed like a baton from mother to daughter.” — New York Times Book Review

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  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 578
  • Pdf File: the-house-your-stars-built.pdf

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Level up your stargazing skills and learn to interpret your own astrological birth chart with this fun, accessible guide to the twelve houses of the zodiac, perfect for armchair astrologers everywhere! So you know your sun sign, rising sign, and moon sign…but what about the rest of your birth chart? It’s no longer enough to just to know you’re a Scorpio or read your horoscope. After all, delving deeper into our natal charts and the nuances of the astrological world can offer us a rich, exciting tapestry of our innate preferences, relationships, choices, and destiny For those in the know, the zodiac calendar is divided into twelve houses, each ruled by a different sign (Aquarius, Scorpio, Gemini, etc.) and said to govern a particular set of traits. When we’re born, where the planets were stationed relative to those houses inform our natural tendencies. Understanding each house can bring detailed insights about every aspect of your life: peoples’ first impression of you, to your values, communication, pleasure, home and family, partnership, and beyond. In order to fully understand our place in the universe we need to understand the meaning of each planet, the house it’s stationed in, and what that interaction means. Going house by house, practicing astrologer and artist Rachel Stuart-Haas teaches you how to create and interpret your unique birth chart, making this often dense and complicated layer of astrology accessible for newcomers and astrology enthusiasts alike. With her expert guidance, you will gain insight into questions like: -Where will I feel at home? -What career paths fulfill me? -What do I need in a partner? -What makes me feel abundant? Perfect for anyone who has ever been curious about their place in the world, The House Your Stars Built is a must-have and beautiful resource for astrology lovers.

Game of Thrones: The Noble Houses of Westeros

By Running Press
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Running Press Adult
  • Book Code : 0762460407
  • Total of Pages : 144
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 366
  • Pdf File: game-of-thrones.pdf

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An essential guide to Games of Thrones seasons 1-5, profiling the noble houses of Westeros through their history, family tree, character profiles, photos, and much more. Game of Thrones: The Noble Houses of Westeros Seasons 1-5 serves as a guide to the key houses as their constant struggle for power persists and as the hierarchical structure of the kingdom evolves. The book is filled with essential information including each house's sigil, history, home, family tree, character profiles, and is fully illustrated with series photography throughout.

Touring and Publicizing England's Country Houses in the Long Eighteenth Century

By Jocelyn Anderson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1501334980
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Art
  • Members : 939
  • Pdf File: touring-and-publicizing-england-s-country-houses-in-the-long-eighteenth-century.pdf

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Over the course of the long 18th century, many of England's grandest country houses became known for displaying noteworthy architecture and design, large collections of sculptures and paintings, and expansive landscape gardens and parks. Although these houses continued to function as residences and spaces of elite retreat, they had powerful public identities: increasingly accessible to tourists and extensively described by travel writers, they began to be celebrated as sites of great importance to national culture. This book examines how these identities emerged, repositioning the importance of country houses in 18th-century Britain and exploring what it took to turn them into tourist attractions. Drawing on travel books, guidebooks, and dozens of tourists' diaries and letters, it explores what it meant to tour country houses such as Blenheim Palace, Chatsworth, Wilton, Kedleston and Burghley in the tumultuous 1700s. It also questions the legacies of these early tourists: both as a critical cultural practice in the 18th century and an extraordinary and controversial influence in British culture today, country-house tourism is a phenomenon that demands investigation.

House of Fiction

By Phyllis Richardson
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Unbound Publishing
  • Book Code : 1783523816
  • Total of Pages : 480
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 477
  • Pdf File: house-of-fiction.pdf

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From the gothic fantasies of Walpole’s Otranto to post-modern takes on the country house by Kazuo Ishiguro and Ian McEwan, Phyllis Richardson guides us on a tour through buildings real and imagined to examine how authors’ personal experiences helped to shape the homes that have become icons of English literature. We encounter Jane Austen drinking ‘too much wine’ in the lavish ballroom of a Hampshire manor, discover how Virginia Woolf’s love of Talland House at St Ives is palpable in To the Lighthouse, and find Evelyn Waugh remembering Madresfield Court as he plots Charles Ryder’s return to Brideshead. Drawing on historical sources, biographies, letters, diaries and the novels themselves, House of Fiction opens the doors to these celebrated houses, while offering candid glimpses of the writers who brought them to life.

Microshelters

By Derek “Deek” Diedricksen
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Book Code : 1612123546
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Architecture
  • Members : 484
  • Pdf File: microshelters.pdf

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If you dream of living in a tiny house, or creating a getaway in the backwoods or your backyard, you’ll love this gorgeous collection of creative and inspiring ideas for tiny houses, cabins, forts, studios, and other microshelters. Created by a wide array of builders and designers around the United States and beyond, these 59 unique and innovative structures show you the limits of what is possible. Each is displayed in full-color photographs accompanied by commentary by the author. In addition, Diedricksen includes six sets of building plans by leading designers to help you get started on a microshelter of your own. You’ll also find guidelines on building with recycled and salvaged materials, plus techniques for making your small space comfortable and easy to inhabit.

Contemporary Indian Houses

By Sarbjit Bahga,Surinder Bahga,Yashinder Bahga
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sarbjit Singh Bahga
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 164
  • Category : Architecture
  • Members : 256
  • Pdf File: contemporary-indian-houses.pdf

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Contemporary Indian Houses discusses fifty-one architect-designed built-up houses selected from different parts of India. They display the diversity of needs, tastes and building materials in the context of different weather conditions and social trends. Different architectural appearances or external expressions have determined the classification of the houses into five sections. This grouping keeps the reader’s growing interest in the external aspect of a residential structure. The emphasis is on the built-form rather than on the interior and its decor. Each house is accompanied by an explanatory text and supplemented by appropriate drawings and photographs to present a comprehensive picture of India's many-splendoured domestic architecture. Contemporary Indian Houses is a well illustrated document of changing trends in architectural tune. It is not only a reflection of contemporary Indian architecture but also source of reference material for architecture historians. Moreover, it fulfills the needs of architects and other professionals engaged in house construction activity along with those general readers who wish to keep themselves informed of what is happening in the field of creative design.

Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials

By Ryan Mitchell
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1440592128
  • Total of Pages : 176
  • Category : House & Home
  • Members : 597
  • Pdf File: tiny-houses-built-with-recycled-materials.pdf

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Join the tiny house trend! The tiny house movement is a big trend with a very small footprint. Extremely small house, with less than 1,000 square feet of space, are environmentally friendly, less expensive than typical homes, and often movable. Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials is full of ideas for using reclaimed materials and upcycled goods to construct a tiny house that is good for the earth and truly unique. Ryan Mitchell, author of The Tiny Life blog, shows you how to repurpose everyday items to create your new home, including shipping containers, salvaged barn wood, and reclaimed shingles. Featuring profiles on tiny house owners with photographs and floor plans of the homes, ideas on where to find materials, and what to look for and avoid when selecting reclaimed materials, Tiny Houses Built with Recycled Materials is a unique book perfect for your biggest DIY project yet!

Encyclopedia of Vedic Astrology: Planets, Signs & Houses

By Shanker Adawal
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Sagar Publications
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 544
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 220
  • Pdf File: encyclopedia-of-vedic-astrology.pdf

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The notion that astrologers can unfold lives and reveal what waits at the next bend is a thought that comes to all and populist claims have inspired the author to come up with a series of books that will discuss the various aspects in astrology, putting together the research and findings by various groups and the experience gained during his journey. The purpose of the encyclopedia is an attempt to put a clear understanding of the process of astrology, taking into account the first basic principles and dealing with different topics. The encyclopedia which would consist of over eighteen books, is intended to be brought out over a period of two years. These would cover the basics in astrology and then go on to the predictive techniques, the nadi astrology, tajik, yogas, nakshatras, rectification of birth time, vargas, dashas, mundane prashna, muhurta, remedy and other aspects of interest. The advantage of this would be that both students and those who want to pursue research can progress the understanding of this science in a systematic manner. Also the complete set will be of great value to those in India and abroad who want to understand various levels and will give them the flexibility of dwelling into the complexities in a coherent manner. With the growing interest to learn this science in various countries, the readers there will find this series of books very useful. This is the first book in the series and is the most important. The foundation is based on the principles of basic astrology propounded by various schools of thought. The book covers signs, their impact, the planetary impact in each sign, the role of depositors, details on each planet and their relationship when in aspect and in the divisional charts as also the complexities they can pose. This book attempts at conveying that the basic importance has to be given to the planets, their placement and various relationship as a result of the same. The yogas, dasha, nakshatras etc. will be dealt in the other books that follow, but all have to be applied keeping in mind the first basic principles that are being enumerated in this book.

Rural Architecture: Being a Complete Description of Farm Houses, Cottages and Out Buildings

By Lewis Falley Allen
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Library of Alexandria
  • Book Code : 1465550232
  • Total of Pages : 378
  • Category : Architecture, Domestic
  • Members : 499
  • Pdf File: rural-architecture.pdf

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