Traces of Gold: California's Natural Resources and the Claim by Professor Nicolas S. Witschi

By Professor Nicolas S. Witschi

Broadening our figuring out of what constitutes "realism," Nicolas Witschi artfully demonstrates the linkage of yank literary realism to the texts, myths, and assets of the yankee West. From Gold Rush romances to cowboy Westerns, from hard-boiled detective thrillers to nature writing, the yank West has lengthy been identified as a rule via hackneyed representations in well known genres. yet a detailed examine the literary historical past of the West finds a few writers who declare that their works signify the "real" West. As Nicolas Witschi indicates, writers as various as Bret Harte, John Muir, Frank Norris, Mary Austin, and Raymond Chandler have used claims of textual realism to interact, reflect, or problem quite often held assumptions in regards to the West, whereas traditionally said realists like William Dean Howells and Mark Twain have frequently trusted genre-derived impressions concerning the area. The popular organization of the West with nature and the "great outdoor" signifies that lifestyles within the West provides an unambiguous courting with an unalloyed, non-human, actual nature. yet via a mix of textual scholarship, style feedback, and materialist cultural stories, Witschi complicates this inspiration of huge open areas and unfettered chance. The West has been the first resource of uncooked fabrics for American business and fiscal growth, particularly among the California Gold Rush and international struggle II, and Witschi argues that the writers he examines exist in the intersections of cultural and fabric modes of construction. lifelike depictions of Western nature, he concludes, needs to depend on the illustration of the extraction of fabric assets like minerals, water, and oil. With its forays into ecocriticism and cultural stories, lines of Gold will entice scholars and students of yankee literature, American reports, and western history. 

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Perfect Phrases for Law School Acceptance by Paul Bodine

By Paul Bodine

The correct word for the fitting Situation--Every Time

You've taken the LSAT, your transcript is so as, and you are ready to use to legislation colleges. your own assertion and the interview are your significant chance to differentiate your self from the pack and show your complete power. Perfect words for legislation institution Acceptance provides the words, statements, and ways that can assist you shape a compelling and remarkable own assertion, stand out in the course of the interview technique, and galvanize your admissions officers.

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Resumes for Nursing Careers (Professional Resumes Series) by Editors of McGraw-Hill

By Editors of McGraw-Hill

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501+ Great Interview Questions for Employers and the Best by Dianna Podmoroff

By Dianna Podmoroff

For somebody who hires staff, this can be a must-have ebook. it's also crucial for an individual trying to find a brand new activity or occurring a task interview. This publication incorporates a large choice of conscientiously worded questions that might help in making the worker seek more straightforward. those questions can assist confirm a candidate's character style, the kind of paintings she or he is most fitted for, and if the individual will mesh together with your current staff and workplace.

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Gertrude by Hermann Hesse

By Hermann Hesse

During this novel approximately track, love, and creativity, Hermann Hesse weaves a story of loss and redemption. Kuhn, the delicate narrator, disabled in an twist of fate as a tender guy, has turn into a well known composer. he's interested in a gorgeous, mysterious singer named Gertrude and turns into engulfed in a permanent ardour for her. yet simply because he fears her sympathy, he finally ends up wasting her to his buddy and singer, Muoth. Kuhn turns into inextricably serious about their ill-fated marriage and is nearly destroyed -- yet finally he unearths his redemption via his paintings and the crowning glory of his opera.

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The world of wigs, weaves and extensions by Toni Love

By Toni Love

Notice the realm of wigs and weaves with this specific booklet of other hair types! It describes the types of hairpieces that may be utilized by somebody with hair loss or through these trying to find a metamorphosis in coiffure. the numerous offerings of wigs, weaves, and toupees are highlighted through the ebook. Well-written guideline recommendation clears up misconceptions humans can have approximately making, paying for, or donning a hairpiece. Full-color images emphasize colour choices and illustrate recommendations, whereas genuine makeovers painting various own types. From fittings and styling to shaping and coloring, learn the way wigs and weaves can give you the results you want!

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