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Oar & Sail : An Odyssey of the West Coast
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Oar & Sail : An Odyssey of the West Coast

by Kenneth Macrae Leighton

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9780968404324
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0968404324
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This is going to rank among the classic voyages in small wooden boats. Like a perfect pair of oars, the carefully wrought narrative and lyrical style whisk the reader along for all 500 miles -Mathew P Murphy, Editor, WoodenBoat
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Obaku Zen The Emergence of the Third Sect of Zen in Tokugawa Japan
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Obaku Zen The Emergence of the Third Sect of Zen in Tokugawa Japan

by Helen Josephine Baroni

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9780824822439
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0824822439
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Condition: clean copy, edge wear.Content: A detailed study of the Obaku branch of Japanese Zen. Beginning with the founding of the sect in Japan by Chinese monks in the 17th century, it described the conflicts and maneuvering with the Buddhist and secular communities that led to the emergence of Obaku as a distinctive institution during the early Tokugawa period. The author explores a wide range of texts and includes excerpts from important primary documents. The author provides a portrait of the founding Chinese leadership and the first generation of Japanese converts, whose work enabled the fledgling sect to grow and take its place besides existing branches of the closely related Rinzai sect.282 pages, notes, glossary, bibliography, index.
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The Occupation Trilogy
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The Occupation Trilogy

by Patrick Modiano

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9781632863720
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1632863723
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Contents: La Place de L'Etoile; The Night Watch; Ring Road; translated from the French by Caroline Hillier, Patricia Wolf, and Frank Wynne.
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Ocean of Wisdom

by Dalai Lama

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9780771025303
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0771025300
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October
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October

by Richard B Wright

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9780002006903
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0002006901
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While visiting his gravely ill daughter in England, James Hillyer encounters by chance Gabriel Fontaine, who he met in his youth while on a holiday in Gaspe. At the time, the boys had competed for the love of a French-Canadian firl from the village. Now, over six decades later and faced with the terrible possibility that he could outlive his own daughter, James must respond to Gabriel's surprising request for company on a final, unthinkable journey.
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Odysseus Unbound
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Odysseus Unbound: The Search for Homer’s Ithaca

by Robert Bittlestone

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9780521853576
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0521853575
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Large hardcover in dj. Extra post may be required
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An Odyssey: A Father, A son, And an Epic
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An Odyssey: A Father, A son, And an Epic

by Daniel Mendelsohn

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9780007545131
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0007545134
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Condition: clean copy.Content: When 81 year-old retired scientist Jay unexpectedly enrolls in his estranged classicist sone Daniel's course on the 'Odyssey,' the journey of a lifetime commences. Theirs is a moving and erudite story of filial love and the importance of the classics; reading Homer becomes their change to understand each other before it is too late. This memoir writing at it finest.306 pages.
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Of Moths and Men:
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Of Moths and Men: An Evolutionary Tale The Untold Story of Science and the Peppered Moth

by Judith Hooper

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9780393325256
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0393325253
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Condition: clean copy.Content: The author uncovers the intellectual rivalries, petty jealousies, and flawed science behind one of the most famous experiments in evolutionary biology. Bernard Kettlewell's 1953 experiment on the peppered moths of England made him a media star on the order of Jonas Salk - but also an unlikely tragic hero. As Hooper recounts in this rolicking scientific dtectives story, the truth can be subverted when the stakes aare very high.page 378, notes, glossary, bibliography, index.
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Off the Road: A Modern-Day Walk Down the Pilgrim's Route Into Spain
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Off the Road: A Modern-Day Walk Down the Pilgrim's Route Into Spain

by Jack Hitt

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9780743261111
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0743261119
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Trade paperback
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The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot
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The Old Ways: A Journey on Foot

by Robert Macfarlane

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9780670025114
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0670025119
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Condition: clean copy.Content: In this book, the author sets off from his Cambridge home to follow the ancient tracks, holloways, drove roads and sea paths that form part of a vast network of routes that crisscross the British landscape and its waters, connecting them to the continents beyond. The result is an immersive, enthralling exploration of the ghosts and voices that haunt old paths, or the stories out tracks keep and tell and of pilgrimage and ritual.434 pages, notes select bibliography, glossary, index of select topics.
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The Olympic The Story of Seattle's Landmark Hotel Since 1924
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The Olympic The Story of Seattle's Landmark Hotel Since 1924

by Alan J. Stein

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9780295985176
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0295985178
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Since 1924, The Olympic Hotel has been the place in Seattle to stay, dine, consult, entertain - and to make history. Giants strike through the pages of this book, as they did through The Olympic's corridors: presidents and senators, aviators and astronauts, movie stars and musicians, industrialists and union leaders, kings and queens - and at least one emperor. Thousands upon thousands of humbler citizens from near and far have also trod The Olympic's carpets, dined in its restaurants, rested in its suites, and celebrated the great milestones of life in its lobbies and ballrooms.In shrink wrap.
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The Omega Seed

by Paolo Soleri

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9780385158893
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0385158890
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The Omega Seed brings together the recent writing of the author on eschatology, that branch of theology concerned with the final events in the history of the world or of mankind. He believes that the simulation of the divine will provide man with a blueprint for creation not only of our physical environment but also of a new stage in the evolution of mankind. His work is against the things of a materialistic society, toward a redesigning of the urban civilization of earth.
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On the Beach

by Nevil Shute

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The radioactive winds had not yet hit Australia. There, survivors of the accidental muclear war, men and women destined to be the last human beings on earth, prepared for extinction. Some found solace in religion, others in alchohol and frenzied sex, and hundreds stood waiting for their government ration of cyanide pills, hoping they would not have to use them - knowing they would...
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On the Dignity of Man: On Being and the One : Heptaplus (Hackett Classics)
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On the Dignity of Man: On Being and the One : Heptaplus (Hackett Classics)

by Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

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9780872203969
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0872203964
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On the Genealogy of Morals and Ecce Homo

by Friedrich Nietzsche

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On the Nature of Things
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On the Nature of Things

by Lucretius

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9780393341362
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0393341364
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Content: clean copy.Content: Based on the Epicurean philosophy, this book asserts that matter is composed of an infinite number of small particles; that even the soul, like the body, is made of these atoms and dissolves painlessly after death; that there is no afterlife and therefore no cause for fear; and that the universe operates without the aid or attentions of goods. 178 pages, selected bibliography, introduction. Translated by Frank O. Copley.
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On the Plain of Snakes: A Mexican Journey

by Paul Theroux

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9780358362791
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0358362792
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Condition: clean copy.Content: The author set out to explore the Mexican Sonoran desert where he finds a place brimming with charm, yet visibly marked by both the US Border Patrol looming to the north and mountain discord from within. H stops to talk with residents, visits Zapotec mill workers in the highlands, and attends a Zapatista party meeting, communing with people of all stripes who remain south of the border even as their families brave the journey north.440 pages.
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On the Street Where You Live: v. 1
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On the Street Where You Live: v. 1: Pioneer Pathways of Early Victoria

by Danda Humphreys

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9781895811902
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1895811902
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From Admirals to Yates, the streets of Victoria boast numerous intriguing names that tell the history of the city. These street names were originally attached to people - Douglas, the Hudson's Bay Company factor who chose the site for Fort Victoria; Yates, an early wine merchant, whose daughter Harriet also has a street named after her; Burdett-Coutts, a wealthy Englishwoman who never visited Victoria but sent a church and organ, and a boatload of potential brides to the growing city. Other roads bear the names of long-gone farms - Viewfield, Craigflower, Hillside - or handsome homes - Fernwood,Gonzales, Cloverdale.
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Once They Were Hats: In Search of the Mighty Beaver

by Frances Backhouse

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9781770412071
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1770412077
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Condition: clean copy.Content: In this book, the author examines humanity's 15,000 year relationship with 'Castor canadensis' and the beaver's even longer relationship with North American landscape and ecosystems. From waterlogged environs of the Beaver Capital of Canada to a bustling workshop where craftsmen make the beaver-felt cowboy hats, the author sifts through the millennia of castorid existence in the company of paleontologists, archaeologists, First Nations elders, historians, hatters, fur traders trappers, and of course, beavers. Discover what happened after we nearly wiped this essential animal off the map, and how we can learn to live with beavers now that they're returning.261 pages.
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich: A Novel (FSG Classics)
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One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich: A Novel (FSG Classics)

by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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9780374534684
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0374534683
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Translated by H. T. Willetts
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