Savage Park

Savage Park Author Amy Fusselman
ISBN-10 9780544303294
Release 2015-01-13
Pages 208
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"A fascinating and daresay essential meditation on childhood, parenthood, and the importance of wild spaces for those wild creatures known as kids."—Dave Eggers How fully can the world be explored when you are focused on trying not to die? This is the question that lies at the heart of Amy Fusselman’s Savage Park. America is the land of safety, of protecting children to make sure that nothing can possibly hurt them. But while on a trip to Tokyo with her family, Fusselman stumbled upon an adventure playground called Hanegi Playpark, where children sawed wood, hammered nails, and built open fires. Her conceptions of space, risk, and play were shattered. In asking us to reexamine fundamental ideas about our approaches to space and risk and how we pass these concepts down to our children, Fusselman also asks us to look at the world in a different way. Perhaps it isn’t variety, but fear that is the spice of life. This startling revelation is at the heart of Savage Park, and will make readers look at the world in a whole new way. “I yield to no one in my admiration for Amy Fusselman’s work. Her new book, Savage Park, further explores with astonishing power, eloquence, precision, and acid humor her obsessive, necessary theme: the gossamer-thin separation between life and death.” —David Shields, author of Reality Hunger “In this unusually refreshing meditation (which reads like a novel), we are given a tour of the space around and within us. With poetic efficiency Amy Fusselman reveals what makes us savage or not; why secret, wild spaces are essential; and why playing should be taken seriously.” —Philippe Petit, high-wire artist

Alaska s Savage River

Alaska s Savage River Author Valerie Winans
ISBN-10 9781594334559
Release 2014-03-22
Pages 128
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Inside Denali National Park and Preserve is a story about wayfarers in the heart of Alaska— campground hosts who quickly become enchanted with the savage River Campground in Denali Park and Preserve, its history, its wildlife, and its guests to the campground from all over the world. The campground is near the location of the first tent camp in the park where visitors came by horse and later touring car from the railway station twelve miles away. it's the first place along the park road where Mt. Mckinley, the highest mountain on the North American continent, can be seen. The stories of the early visitors— their desires to see wildlife and the mountain—are much the same as those of current campers. The people who are passers-by of this place may leave a legacy or a footprint, but they all take with them memories of a very special place.

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles

60 Hikes Within 60 Miles Author Evan Balkan
ISBN-10 9781459618121
Release 2011-04-22
Pages 632
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Within an hour's drive of Maryland's largest city, an abundance of natural and scenic places remain. From hikes within the city, including multi-mile greenway trails running through one of the largest unbroken urban forests in the United States, to the solitude of rural Carroll and northwest Baltimore Counties, 60 Hikes Within 60 Miles: Baltimore is a guide to great hikes in the area. Not only are the trails of the major state parks and reservoirs covered, but readers will also find hidden treasures throughout the city and six surrounding counties, from vigorous day hikes to pleasant ambles. Hike along beaches, rivers, rolling farmland, waterfalls, mixed forests, the Chesapeake Bay - even a prairie. Areas rich in history and wildlife await the Baltimore area hiker. This book tells readers how to get there and what to see once they are there.

A Bark in the Park

A Bark in the Park Author Doug Gelbert
ISBN-10 0964442779
Release 2003-04-01
Pages 160
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Have you ever considered how far you walk with your dog?If you walk your dog just 20 minutes a day, in ten years you will have walked far enough to cross the United States! With all that walking ahead for you and your dog, aren?t you ready for a new place to hike?The Baltimore region can be a great place to hike with your dog. Within an hour?s drive you can hike on sand trails, climb hills that leave you panting, walk some of the most historic ground in America, explore the estates of America?s wealthiest families or circle lakes and never lose sight of the water.The 50 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog in the Baltimore Region ranks the top 50 such places with your best friend in mind. Also reviewed are another 37 parks - all within 25 miles of the I-695 Beltway. Also included are:Maryland and Delaware beach regulations for dogs...Local dog parks...Outfitting your dog for a hike...Low impact hiking with your dog......and much more. So grab that leash and hit the trail!

Finding Wildflowers in the Washington Baltimore Area

Finding Wildflowers in the Washington Baltimore Area Author Cristol Fleming
ISBN-10 UVA:X002601732
Release 1995-05-01
Pages 312
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Finding Wildflowers in the Washington Baltimore Area has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Finding Wildflowers in the Washington Baltimore Area also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Finding Wildflowers in the Washington Baltimore Area book for free.

Judge Savage

Judge Savage Author Tim Parks
ISBN-10 9781628722451
Release 2013-12-13
Pages 456
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There is no life without a double life. And yet one grows weary...Recently promoted to the position of Crown Court judge-jealous colleagues suggest it might be because he is black-Daniel Savage decides at midlife that it's finally time to settle down, foreswear philandering, and rededicate himself to his family.His career demands the most responsible behavior-he must be above suspicion.But Savage has been leading a double life for far too long, and a young woman from his past-who holds a secret that could ruin his career and marriage-begins making mysterious calls to his house.As tangled lies are solemnly ironed out in his court, Judge Savage finds his own existence suddenly descending into a mess of violence and confusion, and attempts desperately to get a grip on his world in the face of increasingly certain disaster.

Reports from Commissioners

Reports from Commissioners Author
ISBN-10 OXFORD:555101170
Release 1870
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Reports from Commissioners has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Reports from Commissioners also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Reports from Commissioners book for free.

Country Walks Near Baltimore

Country Walks Near Baltimore Author Alan Fisher
ISBN-10 096149638X
Release 2001-04-01
Pages 272
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THIS BOOK IS FOR PEOPLE who want an outing in the country without wasting half the day getting there and back. If you life in the Baltimore area, the excursions described here are close at hand. The walks show our region's outstanding state and local parks and national wildlife refuges. Each chapter of Country Walks Near Baltimore includes an overview, detailed directions, one or more maps, and extensive commentary.

The Poetical Works of Richard Savage

The Poetical Works of Richard Savage Author Richard Savage
ISBN-10 OXFORD:504150456
Release 1807
Pages 196
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The Poetical Works of Richard Savage has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Poetical Works of Richard Savage also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Poetical Works of Richard Savage book for free.


Algonquin Author James Savage
ISBN-10 0920474705
Release 1993-05-15
Pages 72
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A poem celebrating Algonquin Provincial Park on the occasion of its centennial, with outstanding historic illustrations.

The Gentleman s Magazine

The Gentleman s Magazine Author
ISBN-10 PSU:000068790684
Release 1847
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The "Gentleman's magazine" section is a digest of selections from the weekly press; the "(Trader's) monthly intelligencer" section consists of news (foreign and domestic), vital statistics, a register of the month's new publications, and a calendar of forthcoming trade fairs.

Savage Girl

Savage Girl Author Jean Zimmerman
ISBN-10 9781101616321
Release 2014-03-06
Pages 416
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“An over-the-top romp through 1870s America . . . compulsively readable.” — Jean Zimmerman’s spectacular follow-up to The Orphanmaster has it all: Gilded Age romance, robber baron excess, detective story suspense, and a compelling female protagonist whom readers will fall in love with. In 1875, the Delegates, an outlandishly wealthy Manhattan couple on a tour of the American West, seek out a sideshow attraction called “Savage Girl.” Her handlers avow that the wild, seemingly mute Bronwyn has been raised by wolves. Presented with the perfect blank slate to explore the power of civilized nurture, the Delegates take her back east to be introduced into high society. Cleaned up, Bronwyn is blazingly smart and darkly beautiful; as she takes steps toward her grand debut, a series of suitors find her irresistible—and begin to turn up murdered.

Savage Fortune

Savage Fortune Author Lyn Boothman
ISBN-10 9781843831990
Release 2006-01-01
Pages 248
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The story, in documents and illustrations, of an aristocratic couple, their family, their livelihoods and their houses.

U S S Tang SS 306

U S S  Tang  SS 306 Author J. T. McDaniel
ISBN-10 193260605X
Release 2005
Pages 159
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During five war patrols under the commander of Richard H. O'Kane, the Balao class fleet submarine U.S.S. Tang was credited with sinking a total of 31 Japanese ships, for a wartime total of of 227,800 tons. The victim of a circular running torpedo during her fifth war patrol, only eight members of her crew, including O'Kane, survived to spend the rest of the war in Japanese captivity. This volume contains the complete text of Tang's five official war patrol reports. Also included is an Introduction, notes, and additional reference materials.

Bedlam City Savage Worlds Edition

Bedlam City  Savage Worlds Edition Author James Thomson
ISBN-10 9780557250011
Release 2009-12-24
Pages 395
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WELCOME TO BEDLAM!Take a trip back to the Iron Age of comics and visit Bedlam City. It's the smaller, dirtier and more dangerous town next door to your superhero campaign's shining metropolis, presented here in lavish detail. Stalk its alleys, punch out its supervillains, expose its horrible secrets--and have no fear, there are always plenty more where they came from.Weighing in at a whopping 394 pages, this book is crammed with dozens of NPCs, neighborhoods, adventure seeds and locations, with enough back-stories and plot arcs to keep your PCs playing for years.Fully compatible with the Super Powers Companion Bedlam City is fast, fun and ferocious, with no new rules to learn or systems to memorize. If you own a copy of the Super Powers Companion you can pick up Bedlam City and start playing it right now.So what are you waiting for? Bedlam is calling. There's a shadowy rooftop out there just waiting for you to start lurking on it...

Savage Dreams

Savage Dreams Author Rebecca Solnit
ISBN-10 9780520957923
Release 2014-06-06
Pages 435
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"A beautiful, absorbing, tragic book."—Larry McMurtry In 1851, a war began in what would become Yosemite National Park, a war against the indigenous inhabitants. A century later–in 1951–and a hundred and fifty miles away, another war began when the U.S. government started setting off nuclear bombs at the Nevada Test Site. It was called a nuclear testing program, but functioned as a war against the land and people of the Great Basin. In this foundational book of landscape theory and environmental thinking, Rebecca Solnit explores our national Eden and Armageddon and offers a pathbreaking history of the west, focusing on the relationship between culture and its implementation as politics. In a new preface, she considers the continuities and changes of these invisible wars in the context of our current climate change crisis, and reveals how the long arm of these histories continue to inspire her writing and hope.

Savage Coast

Savage Coast Author Muriel Rukeyser
ISBN-10 9781558618213
Release 2013-05-17
Pages 352
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"At first “Savage Coast” is a train-of-fools comedy; later, it’s a cross-cultural love story Hemingway would have envied for its suddenness." —New York Times Book Review "Rejected by her publisher in 1937, poet Rukeyser’s newly discovered autobiographical novel is both an absorbing read and an important contribution to 20th-century history.... Ironically, the factors that led to the novel’s rejection—Rukeyser’s avant-garde impressionistic prose style, alternating with realistic scenes of brutal death and a few descriptions of sexual congress—are what make the book appealing today."—Publisher's Weekly As a young reporter in 1936, Muriel Rukeyser traveled to Barcelona to witness the first days of the Spanish Civil War. She turned this experience into an autobiographical novel so forward thinking for its time that it was never published. Recently discovered in her archive, this lyrical work charts her political and sexual awakening as she witnesses the popular front resistance to the fascist coup and falls in love with a German political exile who joins the first international brigade. Rukeyser's narrative is a modernist investigation into the psychology of violence, activism, and desire; a documentary text detailing the start of the war; and a testimony to those who fought and died for freedom and justice during the first major battle against European fascism.