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The Living Mountain

The Living Mountain
  • Author : Nan Shepherd
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-11-15
  • Total pages :108
  • ISBN : 9780857863607
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Summary : AS SEEN ON BBC’S WINTERWATCH WITH CHRIS PACKHAM AND MICHAELA STRACHAN 'The finest book ever written on nature and landscape in Britain' Guardian In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others. Her intense, poetic prose explores and records the rocks, rivers, creatures and hidden aspects of this remarkable landscape. Shepherd spent a lifetime in search of the 'essential nature' of the Cairngorms; her quest led her to write this classic meditation on the magnificence of mountains, and on our imaginative relationship with the wild world around us. Composed during the Second World War, the manuscript of The Living Mountain lay untouched for more than thirty years before it was finally published.

The Living Mountain

The Living Mountain
  • Author : Nan Shepherd
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-08
  • Total pages :160
  • ISBN : 1786897350
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Summary : A beautiful, collectible gift edition of quintessential Scottish nature writing. Introduced by Robert Macfarlane and with an afterword by Jeanette Winterson

The Living Mountain

The Living Mountain
  • Author : Nan Shepherd
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011
  • Total pages :114
  • ISBN : 0857861832
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Summary : In this masterpiece of nature writing, Nan Shepherd describes her journeys into the Cairngorm mountains of Scotland. There she encounters a world that can be breathtakingly beautiful at times and shockingly harsh at others. Her intense, poetic prose explores and records the rocks, rivers, creatures and hidden aspects of this remarkable landscape. Shepherd spent a lifetime in search of the 'essential nature' of the Cairngorms; her quest led her to write this classic meditation on the magnificence of mountains, and on our imaginative relationship with the wild world around us. Composed during the Second World War, the manuscript of The Living Mountain lay untouched for more than thirty years before it was finally published.

The Gifts of Reading

The Gifts of Reading
  • Author : Robert Macfarlane,William Boyd,Candice Carty-Williams
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-09-17
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9781474615693
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Summary : 'This story, like so many stories, begins with a gift. The gift, like so many gifts, was a book...' So begins the essay by Robert Macfarlane that inspired this collection. In this cornucopia of an anthology, you will find essays by some of the world's most beloved novelists, nonfiction writers, essayists and poets. 'You will see books taking flight in flocks, migrating around the world, landing in people's hearts and changing them for a day or a year or a lifetime. 'You will see books sparking wonder or anger; throwing open windows into other languages, other cultures, other minds; causing people to fall in love or to fight for what is right. 'And more than anything, over and over again, you will see books and words being given, received and read - and in turn prompting further generosity.' Published to coincide with the 20th anniversary of global literacy non-profit, Room to Read, The Gifts of Reading forms inspiring, unforgettable, irresistible proof of the power and necessity of books and reading. Inspired by Robert Macfarlane Curated by Jennie Orchard With contributions by: William Boyd, Candice Carty-Williams, Imtiaz Dharker, Roddy Doyle, Pico Iyer, Andy Miller, Jackie Morris, Jan Morris, Sisonke Msimang, Dina Nayeri, Chigozie Obioma, Michael Ondaatje, David Pilling Max Porter, Philip Pullman, Alice Pung, Jancis Robinson, S.F.Said, Madeleine Thien, Salley Vickers, John Wood and Markus Zusak

Alien Invaders 1: Rockhead - The Living Mountain

Alien Invaders 1: Rockhead - The Living Mountain
  • Author : Max Silver
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-09-30
  • Total pages :128
  • ISBN : 9781409046301
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Summary : Five awsome aliens have been unleashed from the darkest corner of the galaxy - and they're out to destroy the universe. Only Cosmo, a young boy from planet Earth, has the power to stop them. Recruited by the elite defence organisation G-Watch to defend the galaxy, Cosmo must prove himself and comence battle against the deadliest aliens in space... The first title in this action-packed series sees Cosmo discover the truth about his fathers mysterious past, and take up his role as a defender of the galaxy. When the mighty alien Rockhead is sent to destroy G-Watch headquarters, only Cosmo has the power to stop him. But will the young Earthling be able to defeat the monstrous mountain alien?

The Quarry Wood

The Quarry Wood
  • Author : Nan Shepherd
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-07-01
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 9781847678010
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Summary : When Martha accepts a place at university, her decision is met with a mixture of hostility and pride by her uncomprehending family. This is the story of a young woman's journey to maturity and independence, struggling to cope with the intellectual and emotional challenges that surround her, at a time when such space was rarely given freely to women. In The Quarry Wood, Nan Shepherd's subtle prose is matched by intense and memorable descriptions of the natural world, and a dry sense of humour. Ninety years after its first publication, it remains as fresh and original today.

The Grampian Quartet

The Grampian Quartet
  • Author : Nan Shepherd
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-07-01
  • Total pages :672
  • ISBN : 9781847675958
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Summary : Edited and introductions by Roderick Watson. The Quarry Wood, although published well before Sunset Song, inhabits a similar world; the progress of its heroine could almost be the alternative story of a Chris Guthrie who did go to university. Compassionate and humorous, the grace and style of Shepherd’s prose is heightened by a superb ear for the vigorous language of the north-east. The Weatherhouse, Shepherd’s masterpiece, is an even more substantial achievement which belongs to the great line of Scottish fiction dealing with the complex interactions of small communities, and especially the community of women – a touching and hilarious network of mothers, daughters, spinsters and widows. It is also a striking meditation on the nature of truth, the power of human longing and the mystery of being. The third and final novel, A Pass in the Grampians, describes Jenny Kilgour’s coming of age as she has to choose between the kindly harshness of her grandfather’s life on a remote hill farm, and the vulgar and glorious energy of Bella Cassie, a local girl who left the community to pursue success as a singer, and has now returned to scandalise them all. The Living Mountain is a lyrical testament in praise of the Cairngorms. It is a work deeply rooted in Shepherd’s knowledge of the natural world, and a poetic and philosophical meditation on our longing for high and holy places. This is the first omnibus edition of Shepherd’s prose works – her sensitivity and powers of observation raise her work far above the status of regional literature and into the front rank of Scottish writing.

Into the Mountain

Into the Mountain
  • Author : Charlotte Peacock
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-09-20
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 1903385784
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Summary : In the 1930s, the writer and poet, Nan Shepherd was one of North-East Scotland's best known literati. Her image now graces the new Scottish £5 note; The Living Mountain has become a classic and sells in its thousands. Nan Shepherd lived all her life in Deeside, yet few people, even in Scotland, seem to have heard of her. But then, indifferent to celebrity, Nan Shepherd had a talent for silence. Long overdue, this first biography, unravels some of the mysteries, dispels some of the rumours and gives insight into the life and work of this perceptive and intensely private woman.

The New Brick Reader

The New Brick Reader
  • Author : Tara Quinn
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-11-11
  • Total pages :312
  • ISBN : 9781770894099
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Summary : Fifty writers on life, art and writing from twenty-two years of Brick, A Literary Journal. Founded in 1977, Brick, A Literary Journal features a great many of the world’s best-loved writers, and has readers in every corner of the planet. The magazine prizes the personal voice and celebrates opinion, passion, revelation, and the occasional bad joke. This anthology, which collects some of the very best work to appear in Brick over the last twenty-two years, is an essential collection of some of the finest writers at work today including, John Berger, Fanny Howe, Don DeLillo, Elizabeth Hay, Colm Tóibín, A.L. Kennedy, Alistair McLeod, Tim Lilburn, Jane Rule and Jeffrey Eugenides to name but a few. Full of invigorating and challenging literary essays, interviews, memoirs, travelogues, belles lettres, and unusual musings, The New Brick Reader is the perfect introduction for those new to Brick and an ideal treasury for the magazine’s many fans. Contributors include Rob Fyfe, Alistair Macleod, Michael Ondaatje (interview with Malouf), Annie Proulx, Brand, Creeley, Rushdie, CD Wright, Atwood, Gibson, Russell, Banks (what I'd be if not a writer), Peter Harcourt, Jane Rule, James Wood (interviews W G Sebald), Helen Garner, Elizabeth Hay, Michael Helm, Jeffrey Eugenides, Roo Borson, Jonathan Lethem, Tim Lilburn, Robert Creeley, Michelle Orange, Fanny Howe, A. L. Kennedy, Semi Chellas, Don DeLillo, Alistair Bland, Dionne Brand, Esta Spalding (interviews David Sedaris), John Berger, Clark Blaise, Jim Harrison, Clayton Ruby, Robert Hass, George Toles, Stephan Bureau (interview with Mavis Gallant), Roberto Bolano & Forrest Gander, Leon Edel (Craig Howes), Paule Anglim (interview with Gabrielle Buffet-Picabia), Colm Toibin, Don Paterson, Albert Nussbaum, W.S. Merwin, Sean Michaels, Charles Foran, Colum McCann & R. Chandran Madhu, Melora Wolff, and Eleanor Wachtel (with Anne Carson).

Landmarks

Landmarks
  • Author : Robert Macfarlane
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-03-05
  • Total pages :448
  • ISBN : 9780241967867
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Summary : SHORTLISTED FOR THE SAMUEL JOHNSON PRIZE 2015 SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016 Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two. Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape our sense of place. It is a field guide to the literature of nature, and a glossary containing thousands of remarkable words used in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales to describe land, nature and weather. Travelling from Cumbria to the Cairngorms, and exploring the landscapes of Roger Deakin, J. A. Baker, Nan Shepherd and others, Robert Macfarlane shows that language, well used, is a keen way of knowing landscape, and a vital means of coming to love it. Praise for Robert Macfarlane: 'He has a poet's eye and a prose style that will make many a novelist burn with envy' John Banville, Observer "I'll read anything Macfarlane writes" David Mitchell, Independent 'Every movement needs stars. In [Macfarlane] we surely have one, burning brighter with each book.' Telegraph '[Macfarlane] is a godfather of a cultural moment' Sunday Times

My Side of the Mountain

My Side of the Mountain
  • Author : Jean Craighead George
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001-05-21
  • Total pages :192
  • ISBN : 9780593115008
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Summary : "Should appeal to all rugged individualists who dream of escape to the forest."—The New York Times Book Review Sam Gribley is terribly unhappy living in New York City with his family, so he runs away to the Catskill Mountains to live in the woods—all by himself. With only a penknife, a ball of cord, forty dollars, and some flint and steel, he intends to survive on his own. Sam learns about courage, danger, and independence during his year in the wilderness, a year that changes his life forever. “An extraordinary book . . . It will be read year after year.” —The Horn Book

Southern Mountain Living

Southern Mountain Living
  • Author : Lynn Monday
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-04-01
  • Total pages :176
  • ISBN : 9781423632849
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Summary : An array of ideas for mixing rustic, antique and contemporary elements This book brings to light the style, grace and hospitality of living in the southern mountains. Southern Mountain Living offers a room-by-room look into the interior designs of Lynn Monday, making the most of outdoor living and indoor spaces. To accomplish this, Monday mixes the formal and the casual in the same space, combining current trends and local treasures with fine art, English and French furniture, antique tapestries, and textiles to maintain a sense of history amid modern comfort and design. Lynn Monday has been a designer for more than thirty years. She currently owns two stores specializing in home décor and gifts, Monday’s House of Design in Cashiers, North Carolina, and Lynn Monday Home in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

Wild Geese

Wild Geese
  • Author : Nan Shepherd
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-08
  • Total pages :160
  • ISBN : 191291610X
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Summary : In the 1930s, the writer and poet, Nan Shepherd was one of North-East Scotland's best known literati, and a highly respected member of the Scottish modernist movement. Her image now graces the new Scottish [5 note; her book The Living Mountain has become a classic and sells in its thousands. Wild Geese is a fantastic new collection of her work, never-before-published, including essays, poems and short stories.

The Weatherhouse

The Weatherhouse
  • Author : Nan Shepherd
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-07-01
  • Total pages :208
  • ISBN : 9781847678027
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Summary : The women of the tiny town of Fetter-Rothnie have grown used to a life without men, and none more so than the tangle of mothers and daughters, spinsters and widows living at the Weatherhouse. Returned from war with shellshock, Garry Forbes is drawn into their circle as he struggles to build a new understanding of the world from the ruins of his grief. In The Weatherhouse Nan Shepherd paints an exquisite portrait of a community coming to terms with the brutal losses of war, and the small tragedies, yearnings and delusions that make up a life.

Blue Mountain

Blue Mountain
  • Author : Martine Leavitt
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-11-21
  • Total pages :176
  • ISBN : 9781554984244
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Summary : When young Tuk is born on the mountain, life is simple for a young bighorn. Run, jump and play with his bandmates, eat and grow strong. But soon it will be up to Tuk to lead the herd to a new mountain he has seen far to the west. It will be a long journey filled with dangers. Wolf, bear, wolverine, puma — and man. The responsibility to lead the herd sits uneasily on Tuk’s shoulders. But Tuk is the one who has seen the blue mountain in the distance, and his bandmates are counting on him. There is little Mouf, full of questions. There is Sham, who must reach their new lambing grounds before her lamb is born. And there are his male rivals, who challenge his ability to lead them. After all, Tuk is just a yearling, and his horns are not even fully formed. As the journey lengthens, it becomes more urgent. Swamps and impenetrable forests block their path. Hungry predators demand their due. Human highways and machines and dwellings contaminate formerly pristine valleys. Yet Tuk finds a way, with the help of his friend Rim, the loyal ewe, Dall, and his trust in Blue Mountain — a place where the bighorn can live in peace, on the gifts that the mountain provides.

Broken People

Broken People
  • Author : Sam Lansky
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-06-09
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9781488055768
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Summary : Named one of the most anticipated books of the year by Vogue, O, The Oprah Magazine, Parade, Library Journal, Harper’s Bazaar and more “Profound and affecting.”—Chloe Benjamin “Broken People leads us through the winds of time and memory to offer a riveting portrait of transformation. I am better for having read it.”—Jamie Lee Curtis A groundbreaking, incandescent debut novel about coming to grips with the past and ourselves, for fans of Sally Rooney, Hanya Yanagihara and Garth Greenwell “He fixes everything that’s wrong with you in three days.” This is what hooks Sam when he first overhears it at a fancy dinner party in the Hollywood hills: the story of a globe-trotting shaman who claims to perform “open-soul surgery” on emotionally damaged people. For neurotic, depressed Sam, new to Los Angeles after his life in New York imploded, the possibility of total transformation is utterly tantalizing. He’s desperate for something to believe in, and the shaman—who promises ancient rituals, plant medicine and encounters with the divine—seems convincing, enough for Sam to sign up for a weekend under his care. But are the great spirits the shaman says he’s summoning real at all? Or are the ghosts in Sam’s memory more powerful than any magic? At turns tender and acid, funny and wise, Broken People is a journey into the nature of truth and fiction—a story of discovering hope amid cynicism, intimacy within chaos and peace in our own skin.

In the Cairngorms

In the Cairngorms
  • Author : Nan Shepherd
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-04-16
  • Total pages :62
  • ISBN : 1903385334
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Summary : First published in 1934, In The Cairngorms is Nan Shepherd's only book of poems. It took her twenty- five years to write these forty-six poems. Each is possessed of a fierce intensity; together, they offer glimpses into what she once called 'the burning heart of life'. Shepherd's lifelong acquaintance with the Scottish mountains was a spiritual as well as a geographical exploration: in the Cairngorms she discovered both elemental beauty and profound metaphysical mystery. Her huge gifts as a poet were to convey these discoveries in language that remains strange and thrilling.

The Big Sticker Book of the Blue

The Big Sticker Book of the Blue
  • Author : Yuval Zommer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-07-19
  • Total pages :48
  • ISBN : 0500651809
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Summary : Featuring more than 200 stickers, this beautifully illustrated and jam- packed sticker activity book brings the natural world of the sea to life.

The Second Mountain

The Second Mountain
  • Author : David Brooks
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-05-26
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9780812983425
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Summary : "Every so often, you meet people who radiate joy--who seem to know why they were put on this earth, who glow with a kind of inner light. This inner peace, David Brooks reveals, comes not from a life of self-centered achievement but a life of interdependence and commitment to others. In The Second Mountain, David Brooks explores the four main commitments that define a virtuous and meaningful life: to a spouse and family, to a vocation, to a philosophy or faith, and to a community. Our personal fulfillment ultimately depends on how well we choose and execute these commitments. We have taken individualism to the extreme, Brooks argues, and in the process we have torn the social fabric in a thousand different ways. In The Second Mountain, Brooks gives us the tools to repair our fractured society, and shows what can happen when we put commitment-making at the center of our lives." -- back cover.

The Mountain Thrill

The Mountain Thrill
  • Author : Meg Greve
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-01-01
  • Total pages :24
  • ISBN : 9781621694069
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Summary : The Campers Visit A Mountain And Go For A Surprising Hike. Leveled Phonics Picture Book Reader.

Mediterranean & Mountain Living

Mediterranean & Mountain Living
  • Author : Wim Pauwels,Gilles Pellerin,Nicolette Schouten
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011
  • Total pages :160
  • ISBN : 9089440666
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Summary : The most recent projects by Collection Prive on the French Cte d'Azur are illustrated in this book: an exciting mix of contemporary and timeless classical holiday homes in an idyllic setting.