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



Savage Portrayals

Savage Portrayals Author Natalie Byfield
ISBN-10 9781439906354
Release 2014-01-20
Pages 232
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In 1989, the rape and beating of a white female jogger in Central Park made international headlines. Many accounts reported the incident as an example of “wilding”—episodes of poor, minority youths roaming the streets looking for trouble. Police intent on immediate justice for the victim coerced five African-American and Latino boys to plead guilty. The teenage boys were quickly convicted and imprisoned. Natalie Byfield, who covered the case for the New York Daily News, now revisits the story of the Central Park Five from her perspective as a black female reporter in Savage Portrayals. Byfield illuminates the race, class, and gender bias in the massive media coverage of the crime and the prosecution of the now-exonerated defendants. Her sociological analysis and first-person account persuasively argue that the racialized reportage of the case buttressed efforts to try juveniles as adults across the nation. Savage Portrayals casts new light on this famous crime and its far-reaching consequences for the wrongly accused and the justice system.



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.



MAJOR THOMAS SAVAGE OF BOSTON

MAJOR THOMAS SAVAGE OF BOSTON Author Lawrence Park
ISBN-10 1371312591
Release 2016-08-27
Pages 122
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Algonquin

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.



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.



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.



Savage Theories

Savage Theories Author Pola Oloixarac
ISBN-10 9781616957360
Release 2017-01-10
Pages 304
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"A stunning vibrant maximalist whirlwind of a novel. Oloixarac’s wit and ambition are evident on every page. By comparison, most other contemporary fiction seems a little dull and simple-minded." —Hari Kunzru, author of Gods Without Men A debut novel of seduction and madness, hate and love, set in the world of Argentine academia and animated by the spirits of Wittgenstein, Rousseau, Nabokov and Bolaño Rosa Ostreech, a pseudonym for the novel’s beautiful but self-conscious narrator, carries around a trilingual edition of Aristotle’s Metaphysics, struggles with her thesis on violence and culture, sleeps with a bourgeois former guerrilla, and pursues her elderly professor with a highly charged blend of eroticism and desperation. Elsewhere on campus, Pabst and Kamtchowsky tour the underground scene of Buenos Aires, dabbling in ketamine, group sex, video games, and hacking. And in Africa in 1917, a Dutch anthropologist named Johan van Vliet begins work on a theory that explains human consciousness and civilization by reference to our early primate ancestors—animals, who, in the process of becoming human, spent thousands of years as prey. Savage Theories wryly explores fear and violence, war and sex, eroticism and philosophy. Its complex and flawed characters grapple with a mess of impossible, visionary theories, searching for their place in our fragmented digital world.



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.



Savage Harvest

Savage Harvest Author Carl Hoffman
ISBN-10 9780062116185
Release 2014-03-18
Pages 336
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The mysterious disappearance of Michael Rockefeller in New Guinea in 1961 has kept the world and his powerful, influential family guessing for years. Now, Carl Hoffman uncovers startling new evidence that finally tells the full, astonishing story. Despite exhaustive searches, no trace of Rockefeller was ever found. Soon after his disappearance, rumors surfaced that he'd been killed and ceremonially eaten by the local Asmat—a native tribe of warriors whose complex culture was built around sacred, reciprocal violence, head hunting, and ritual cannibalism. The Dutch government and the Rockefeller family denied the story, and Michael's death was officially ruled a drowning. Yet doubts lingered. Sensational rumors and stories circulated, fueling speculation and intrigue for decades. The real story has long waited to be told—until now. Retracing Rockefeller's steps, award-winning journalist Carl Hoffman traveled to the jungles of New Guinea, immersing himself in a world of headhunters and cannibals, secret spirits and customs, and getting to know generations of Asmat. Through exhaustive archival research, he uncovered never-before-seen original documents and located witnesses willing to speak publically after fifty years. In Savage Harvest he finally solves this decades-old mystery and illuminates a culture transformed by years of colonial rule, whose people continue to be shaped by ancient customs and lore. Combining history, art, colonialism, adventure, and ethnography, Savage Harvest is a mesmerizing whodunit, and a fascinating portrait of the clash between two civilizations that resulted in the death of one of America's richest and most powerful scions.



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!



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.” —Oprah.com 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.



Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records

Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015011704189
Release 1876
Pages
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Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Annual Report of the Deputy Keeper of the Public Records book for free.



Robert Savage Advanced to Corporal In Army

Robert Savage Advanced to Corporal In Army Author
ISBN-10 OCLC:122951257
Release 1946
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Savage was a dental technician in the army stationed in Hawaii.



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.



The Savage Detectives

The Savage Detectives Author Roberto Bolaño
ISBN-10 9780330525800
Release 2015-07-16
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With a new afterword by Natasha Wimmer ‘Savagely comic yet equally tender . . . This novel is an elegy for a generation’ Independent New Year’s Eve 1975, Mexico City. Two hunted men leave town in a hurry, on the desert-bound trail of a vanished poet. Spanning two decades and crossing continents, theirs is a remarkable quest through a darkening universe – our own. It is a journey told and shared by a generation of lovers, rebels and readers, whose testimonies are woven together into one of the most dazzling Latin American novels of the twentieth century. ‘The comic frenzy, the inventiveness of character and situation, and the mood-soaked depiction of 1970s Mexico is delightful’ Times Literary Supplement ‘A portrait of people for whom literature is bread and water, sex and death. The abiding message to be taken from Bolaño’s novel, and maybe from his fraught life, too: books matter’ GQ ‘It’s no exaggeration to call Bolaño a genius. The Savage Detectives alone should grant him immortality’ Washington Post ‘Bolaño makes you feel changed for having read him; he adjusts your angle of view on the world’ Guardian



Monument Wars

Monument Wars Author Kirk Savage
ISBN-10 9780520271333
Release 2011-07-11
Pages 402
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Kirk Savage explores the National Mall in Washington D.C., site of some of the most important & poignant memorials in the U.S. He shows how the idea of monument has changed over the decades, & how the 19th century concept of the monument has given way to the late 20th century idea of 'space', the monument as an experience.