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Par Northrop Frye. 1982
Par Bruce Meyer. 2000
Meyer shows how all the greats - Homer, Sophocles, Virgil, Dante, Shakespeare and numerous other classic writers - are still…very relevant. Using his trademark approach to reading and understanding, he takes readers on an exciting voyage of discovery through some of the most important works of Western literature. 2000.
Par Daniel L Roberts. 2006
Visually impaired educator and musician offers a month-by-month guide to coping with this progressive retinal disease and related conditions. Discusses…causes and characteristics, strategies for slowing its progression, and treatment options. Covers lifestyle issues such as traveling, staying healthy, combating boredom and depression, and navigating daily tasks. Includes resources. 2006.
Par Bruce Hutchison. 1976
This is the 1970s autobiography of the journalist and historian whose life and writing influenced many Canadians. British Columbia-raised, his…life spanned some formative years of the province's political history. As a journalist he met and wrote about many prime ministers, and became recognized as an influential thinker. 1976.
Par Gary H Cassel, Michael D Billig, Harry G Randall. 1998
Two ophthalmologists and an optometrist provide an "owner's manual for your eyes." They describe vision changes that occur over time…and health problems that affect the ability to see. Topics include coping with low vision, eye trauma and emergencies, glaucoma, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. 1998.
Par William Strunk, E. B White. 1979
A compendium of specific tips to encourage writers to be clear, brief, and bold. This fourth edition of E.B. White's…revision of Strunk's classic style manual is modestly updated to accommodate gender references and to provide fresh examples. Contains a foreword by Roger Angell. 2000, c1979.
Par Robert Fisk. 2005
Journalist Fisk has been reporting on the Middle East for the last 30 years, covering every major event from the…Algerian Civil War to the Iranian Revolution, from the Russian invasion of Afghanistan and the Gulf War to the ongoing war in Iraq. Reaching back into the long history of invasion, occupation and colonization in the region, he describes how a history of injustice "has condemned the Middle East to war." Some descriptions of violence. Some strong language. 2005. If you request this book on CD it will be on 2 or more CDs. You must play the first CD to the end before playing the next CD.
Par Northrop Frye. 1971
Dr. Frye has collected all his essays on Canadian writing and painting which he believes are of permanent value. Includes…his annual surveys of English Canadian poetry which originally appeared between 1950 and 1960.
Par Eleanor Wachtel. 2016
Eleanor Wachtel is one of the English-speaking world's most respected and sought-after interviewers. This book, celebrating her show's twenty-five year…anniversary, presents her conversations with legendary authors like Jonathan Franzen, Alice Munro, and J.M. Coetzee, who share their views on process, the writing life, and the hazards of literary fame. 2016.
Par Aldous Huxley, David Bradshaw. 1994
When Aldous Huxley was sixteen, an eye disease left him with defective vision. Years later he discovered the method of…visual re-education invented by Dr Bates. Huxley's vision improved dramatically, and in this book he describes the eye exercises of the Bates method (still in use today), and explores Bates' theory of the relationship between mental wellbeing and clarity of vision. 1994.
Par John Fraser. 1986
Par Joe Fiorito. 1997
A collection of newspaper essays by Montrealer Joe Fiorito, who won the 1996 National Newspaper Award for these columns. You'll…meet Milo who is seven and having the lousiest day of his life, Jackie of the Ritz, chambermaid to the stars, and Nantha, single father, man about town, as well as many others. 1997.
Par Dan Yashinsky. 2004
The art of storytelling is very much alive in today's world. Yashinsky has lived with storytelling all his life, first…listening to storytellers and then becoming one himself. It's the traveler who stops to hear the voice of the dusty little mouse on the road who is rewarded with the treasure. 2004.
Par Margaret Atwood. 1995
The author writes of the imaginative mystique of the Canadian North. In discussing the work of writers like Robert Service,…Robertson Davies, Alice Munro, and Margaret Laurence, she talks of northern folklore, myth, and imagery. Originally presented as the Clarendon Lectures at Oxford University. 1995.
Par Katherine Paterson. 2014
From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares…the personal stories that inspired her children's books. For Junior and Senior High readers. 2014.
Par Carol Shields, Anne Giardini, Nicholas Giardini. 2016
In the course of her career, which included novels as well as poetry, short stories, biography and plays, Carol Shields…was encouraging of other writers: she read and commented on her friends' manuscripts, taught writing classes, and spoke and wrote on the craft of writing. This is her guide to the writing process, from conception to publication. Drawn by her daughter and grandson from her correspondence with other writers, essays, notes, comments, criticism and lectures, it helps answer some of the most fundamental questions about writing: why we write at all, whether writing can be taught, what keeps a reader turning the pages, and how a writer knows when a work is done. 2016.
Smart medicine for your eyes: a guide to natural, effective, and safe relief of common eye disorders
Par Jeffrey Anshel. 2011
Information about the eyes; sections on nutrition, herbal therapies, and homeopathic remedies. Discusses disorders of the eye and visual system,…conventional treatments and self-treatments, eye care techniques, and refractive surgeries and vision therapies. c2011.
Par Donald Lamont Jack. 1977
Par Peggy Noonan. 1998
A former speech writer for U.S. presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush offers "advice and anecdotes about the writing and…giving of speeches." Exhorts both veteran and novice speakers to organize their message using logic, sincerity, humour, and short sentences, while keeping the speech under twenty minutes. c1998.
Par Bill McNeil, Morris Wolfe. 1982