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The Moth and the Mountain

The Moth and the Mountain
  • Author : Ed Caesar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-11-17
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 9781501143373
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Summary : “An outstanding book.” —The Wall Street Journal * “Gripping at every turn.” —Outside * “A gem of a book.” —The Guardian * “A hell of a ride.” —The Times (London) An extraordinary true story about one man’s attempt to salve the wounds of war and save his own soul through an audacious adventure. In the 1930s, as official government expeditions set their sights on conquering Mount Everest, a little-known World War I veteran named Maurice Wilson conceives his own crazy, beautiful plan: he will fly a plane from England to Everest, crash-land on its lower slopes, then become the first person to reach its summit—all utterly alone. Wilson doesn’t know how to climb. He barely knows how to fly. But he has the right plane, the right equipment, and a deep yearning to achieve his goal. In 1933, he takes off from London in a Gipsy Moth biplane with his course set for the highest mountain on earth. Wilson’s eleven-month journey to Everest is wild: full of twists, turns, and daring. Eventually, in disguise, he sneaks into Tibet. His icy ordeal is just beginning. Wilson is one of the Great War’s heroes, but also one of its victims. His hometown of Bradford in northern England is ripped apart by the fighting. So is his family. He barely survives the war himself. Wilson returns from the conflict unable to cope with the sadness that engulfs him. He begins a years-long trek around the world, burning through marriages and relationships, leaving damaged lives in his wake. When he finally returns to England, nearly a decade after he first left, he finds himself falling in love once more—this time with his best friend’s wife—before depression overcomes him again. He emerges from his funk with a crystalline ambition. He wants to be the first man to stand on top of the world. Wilson believes that Everest can redeem him. This is the tale of an adventurer unlike any you have ever encountered: complex, driven, wry, haunted, and fully alive. He is a man written out of the history books—dismissed as an eccentric, and gossiped about because of rumors of his transvestism. The Moth and the Mountain restores Maurice Wilson to his rightful place in the annals of Everest and tells an unforgettable story about the power of the human spirit in the face of adversity.

The Moth Presents All These Wonders

The Moth Presents All These Wonders
  • Author : Catherine Burns
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-03-21
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9781101904411
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Summary : “Wonderful." —Michiko Kakutani, New York Times Celebrating the 20th anniversary of storytelling phenomenon The Moth, 45 unforgettable true stories about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best ever told on their stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of live storytelling, All These Wonders features voices both familiar and new. Alongside Meg Wolitzer, John Turturro, Tig Notaro, and Hasan Minhaj, readers will encounter: an astronomer gazing at the surface of Pluto for the first time, an Afghan refugee learning how much her father sacrificed to save their family, a hip-hop star coming to terms with being a “one-hit wonder,” a young female spy risking everything as part of Churchill’s “secret army” during World War II, and more. High-school student and neuroscientist alike, the storytellers share their ventures into uncharted territory—and how their lives were changed indelibly by what they discovered there. With passion, and humor, they encourage us all to be more open, vulnerable, and alive.

The Moth

The Moth
  • Author : Catherine Burns,The Moth
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-08-07
  • Total pages :459
  • ISBN : 9781782830689
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Summary : With an introduction by Neil Gaiman Before television and radio, before penny paperbacks and mass literacy, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. The storytellers knew their craft and bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. The Moth is a non-profit group that is trying to recapture this lost art, helping storytellers - old hands and novices alike - hone their stories before playing to packed crowds at sold-out live events. The very best of these stories are collected here: whether it's Bill Clinton's hell-raising press secretary or a leading geneticist with a family secret; a doctor whisked away by nuns to Mother Teresa's bedside or a film director saving her father's Chinatown store from money-grabbing developers; the Sultan of Brunei's concubine or a friend of Hemingway's who accidentally talks himself into a role as a substitute bullfighter, these eccentric, pitch-perfect stories - all, amazingly, true - range from the poignant to the downright hilarious.

The Desire of the Moth; and the Come On

The Desire of the Moth; and the Come On
  • Author : Eugene Manlove Rhodes
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-12-16
  • Total pages :188
  • ISBN : EAN:4064066196721
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Summary : "The Desire of the Moth; and the Come On" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes. 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.

The Moth Snowstorm

The Moth Snowstorm
  • Author : Michael McCarthy
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-05-21
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 9781444792782
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Summary : A great, rhapsodic, urgent book full of joy, grief, rage and love . . . A must-read' Helen Macdonald, author of H is for Hawk Nature has many gifts for us, but perhaps the greatest of them all is joy; the intense delight we can take in the natural world, in its beauty, in the wonder it can offer us, in the peace it can provide - feelings stemming ultimately from our own unbreakable links to nature, which mean that we cannot be fully human if we are separate from it. In The Moth Snowstorm Michael McCarthy, one of Britain's leading writers on the environment, proposes this joy as a defence of a natural world which is ever more threatened, and which, he argues, is inadequately served by the two defences put forward hitherto: sustainable development and the recognition of ecosystem services. Drawing on a wealth of memorable experiences from a lifetime of watching and thinking about wildlife and natural landscapes, The Moth Snowstorm not only presents a new way of looking at the world around us, but effortlessly blends with it a remarkable and moving memoir of childhood trauma from which love of the natural world emerged. It is a powerful, timely, and wholly original book which comes at a time when nature has never needed it more.

The Moth Presents Occasional Magic

The Moth Presents Occasional Magic
  • Author : Catherine Burns
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-03-19
  • Total pages :368
  • ISBN : 9781101904428
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Summary : From storytelling phenomenon and hit podcast The Moth--and featuring contributions from Meg Wolitzer, Adam Gopnik, Krista Tippett, Andrew Solomon, Rosanne Cash, Ophira Eisenberg, Wang Ping, and more--a new collection of unforgettable true stories about finding the strength to face the impossible, drawn from the very best ever told on its stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at storytelling phenomenon The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of stories told live, onstage and without notes, Occasional Magic features voices familiar and new. Inside, storytellers from around the world share times when, in the face of seemingly impossible situations, they found moments of beauty, wonder, and clarity that shed light on their lives and helped them find a path forward. From a fifteen-year-old saving a life in Chicago to a mother of triplets trekking to the North Pole to a ninety-year-old Russian man recalling his standoff with the KGB, these storytellers attest to the variety and richness of the human experience, and the shared threads that connect us all. With honesty and humor, they stare down their fear, embrace uncertainty, and encourage us all to be more authentic, vulnerable, and alive.

Among the Moths and Butterflies

Among the Moths and Butterflies
  • Author : Julia Perkins Ballard
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1897
  • Total pages :237
  • ISBN : NYPL:33433011009648
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The Zimmerman Pine Moth

The Zimmerman Pine Moth
  • Author : Josef Brunner
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1915
  • Total pages :12
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044107198541
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The Codling Moth

The Codling Moth
  • Author : C. B. Simpson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1903
  • Total pages :105
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044107249823
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Summary : Mainly clippings from local newspapers. The Local Area File folder contains articles on the Sterile Insect Release Program (SIR). File contents may vary between libraries.

Gypsy Moth Management in the United States

Gypsy Moth Management in the United States
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105130605020
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The Moth Catcher

The Moth Catcher
  • Author : Ann Cleeves
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-09-10
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9781447278313
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Summary : The Moth Catcher is the seventh book in Ann Cleeves’s Vera Stanhope series – which is now a major ITV detective drama starring Brenda Blethyn as Vera. As though to a flame, they were drawn to their deaths . . . Life seems perfect in Valley Farm, a quiet community in Northumberland. Then a shocking discovery shatters the silence. The owners of a big country house have employed a house-sitter, a young ecologist named Patrick, to look after the place while they’re away. But Patrick is found dead by the side of the lane into the valley – a beautiful, lonely place to die. DI Vera Stanhope arrives on the scene and when searching the attic of the big house – where Patrick had a flat – she finds the body of a second man. The only thing connecting the two victims is a fascination with studying moths – and catching these beautiful, rare creatures. Those who live in the close-knit Valley Farm development have secrets too, and as Vera is drawn into the claustrophobic world of this increasingly strange community, she realizes that there may be deadly secrets trapped there . . . Enjoy more of Vera Stanhope’s investigations with The Crow Trap, Telling Tales, Hidden Depths, Silent Voices, The Glass Room, Harbour Street, The Moth Catcher and The Darkest Evening.

The Moth Book

The Moth Book
  • Author : William Jacob Holland
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1904
  • Total pages :479
  • ISBN : PSU:000001670516
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The Oriental Moth (Cnidocampa Flavescens Walk) and Its Control

The Oriental Moth (Cnidocampa Flavescens Walk) and Its Control
  • Author : Charles Walter Collins
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1933
  • Total pages :8
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112019269916
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The Moth

The Moth
  • Author : H G Wells
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-01-16
  • Total pages :28
  • ISBN : 9798595758024
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Summary : This early work by H. G. Wells was originally published in 1895 and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography as part of our Cryptofiction Classics series. 'A Moth - Genus Novo' is a short story about a group of entomologists who make a rather unusual discovery.

The Moth Diaries

The Moth Diaries
  • Author : Rachel Klein
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-06-07
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9780571296569
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Summary : At an exclusive girls' boarding school, a sixteen-year-old girl records her most intimate thoughts in a diary. The object of her obsession is her room-mate, Lucy Blake, and Lucy's friendship with their new and disturbing classmate. Ernessa is a mysterious presence with pale skin and hypnotic eyes. Around her swirl dark secrets and a series of ominous disasters. As fear spreads through the school, fantasy and reality mingle into a waking nightmare of gothic menace, fuelled by the lusts and fears of adolescence. And at the centre of the diary is the question that haunts all who read it: Is Ernessa really a vampire? Or is the narrator trapped in her own fevered imagination?

The Moth Hunters

The Moth Hunters
  • Author : Josephine Flood
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1980
  • Total pages :388
  • ISBN : UCAL:B4390082
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Summary : Prehistory of the south-eastern tablelands and highlands of Australia; ethnohistorical and archaeological data used to reconstruct traditional highlands Aboriginal culture, subsistence and technology, settlement and demographic patterns; includes details of sites and excavations; data on Ngunawal, Ngarigo, Walgalu, Wiradjuri and neighbouring tribes.

Moth

Moth
  • Author : Isabel Thomas
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-06-25
  • Total pages :40
  • ISBN : 9781547601424
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Summary : Powerful and visually spectacular, Moth is the remarkable evolution story that captures the struggle of animal survival against the background of an evolving human world in a unique and atmospheric introduction to Darwin's theory of Natural Selection. “This is a story of light and dark...” Against a lush backdrop of lichen-covered trees, the peppered moth lies hidden. Until the world begins to change... Along come people with their magnificent machines which stain the land with soot. In a beautiful landscape changed by humans how will one little moth survive? A clever picture book text about the extraordinary way in which animals have evolved, intertwined with the complication of human intervention. This remarkable retelling of the story of the peppered moth is the perfect introduction to natural selection and evolution for children.

the sunday at home

the sunday at home
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1882
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : OXFORD:555026609
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Bulletin of the Botanical Department, Jamaica ...

Bulletin of the Botanical Department, Jamaica ...
  • Author : Jamaica. Botanical Department
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1900
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105027428486
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The Wisconsin Farmer, and Northwestern Cultivator

The Wisconsin Farmer, and Northwestern Cultivator
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1866
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : MSU:31293025668694
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Bibliography of the More Important Contributions to American Economic Entomology: The more important writings of Benjamin Dana Walsh and Charles Valentine Riley. By Samuel Henshaw. 1889-1890

Bibliography of the More Important Contributions to American Economic Entomology: The more important writings of Benjamin Dana Walsh and Charles Valentine Riley. By Samuel Henshaw. 1889-1890
  • Author : United States. Bureau of Entomology
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1890
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : HARVARD:HXDB57
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