First, drop in at 5-B Poppy Lane, where youll get a chance to visit with Helen Shelton, her granddaughter Ruth and Ruths husband, Paul. Theyll offer you a cup of mulled cider and the story of how they metand theyll share Helens breathtaking adventures during the Second World War. Then drive out to Grace and Cliff Hardings place.
After reading Road to Wellville & Quack!: Tales of Medical Fraud from the Museum of Questionable Medical DevicesI wanted to learn more about this topic, so I dug out my copy of The Great American Medicine Show Being an Illustrated History of Hucksters Healers Health Evangelists and Heroes from Plymouth Rock to the Present.Its a coffee table-sized book that covers the history of the more unusual medical trends that came about in the USA. Each chapter is dedicated to a specific topic, with Homeopathy, Temperance, Osteopathy, Diet Fads, being some examples.
Una selección de cuentos escritos entre 1899 y 1933 por Horacio Quiroga. En palabras del prologuista, Pablo Ramos:Es que los cuentos pueden ser perfectos y, en este libro, el lector va a encontrarlos; verdaderas obras de arte que le harán sentir el horror y la crueldad de la vida y la naturaleza frente a la fragilidad del hombreÍndicePrólogo, por Pablo RamosPara noche de insomnio (1899)El triple robo de Bellamore (1904)El almohadón de plumas (1907)La insolación (1908)La gallina degollada (1909)A la deriva (1912)El alambre de púa (1912)El yaciyateré (1917)En la noche (1919)El hombre muerto (1920)Tacuara-Mansión (1920)La cámara oscura (1920)El desierto (1923)La señorita leona (1923)La bella y la bestia (1924)El hijo (1928)La moscas: Réplica de El hombre muerto (1933)Estudio de El almohadón de plumas por María Fernanda Maqueira-Biografía del autor-Análisis de la obraA selection of short stories organized chronologically from his first publications which confirm what Pablo Ramos states in the prologue: This is not a book for boys, rather it is for giants, for the explorers of the wildest jungle: the timeless soul of a human being. The stories included are: Para una noche de insomnio, El triple robo de Bellamore, El almohadn de plumas, La insolación, El hombre muerto, La bella y la bestia, and many others..
Driverless cars are the future. That is what the tech giants, the auto industry and even the government want us to think. Almost daily there are media stories about how we will soon all be able to rip up our driving licences, sit in the back seat and let the car take us around. But is this really going to happen. Christian Wolmar has dug behind the hype and found a very different story.
Childhood Friends Reunite to Rendezvous! All giggles and wiggles, Lisa and Amy sealed their friendship under the pink ruffles of a canopy bed, promising to be friends forever. They remained inseparable until an argument over Lisa’s prom date divides them. In a plan that could only be devised by their heavenly Father, Amy and Lisa end up in the same hospital emergency room years later.
What you need to know to have the best birth experience for you.Drawing upon her thirty-plus years of experience, Ina May Gaskin, the nation’s leading midwife, shares the benefits and joys of natural childbirth by showing women how to trust in the ancient wisdom of their bodies for a healthy and fulfilling birthing experience. Based on the female-centered Midwifery Model of Care, Ina May’s Guide to Natural Childbirth gives expectant mothers comprehensive information on everything from the all-important mind-body connection to how to give birth without technological intervention. Filled with inspiring birth stories and practical advice, this invaluable resource includes:• Reducing the pain of labor without drugs--and the miraculous roles touch and massage play• What really happens during labor• Orgasmic birth--making birth pleasurable • Episiotomy--is it really necessary.
The most reliable and widely used personal health text, Connect Core Concepts in Health utilizes the theme of personal responsibility to teach and motivate students about health and wellness. The twelfth edition provides current, accurate, scientifically based information about a wealth of health and wellness topics and issues. Connect Personal Health is now seamlessly and deeply integrated with Blackboard and Blackboard related course management systems. Connect is an interactive online learning system that provides interactive multimedia-driven activities and assessments, such as interactive quizzes, video activities, health assessments, Internet research activities, online behavior change workbook, a fitness and nutrition log, and a multimedia ebook.
Wondering what to make for dinner tonight—and for the rest of the week. Here’s an easy way to prepare a week’s worth of meals, for yourself or the whole family, in just one day.Relax with a tasty meal after a busy day. Enjoy your evenings around the dinner table with your friends and family. Sound too good to be true.
On December 26, 1998, 115 sailboats set out on the annual race from Sydney to Hobart; only 43 would make it to the Tasmanian city, the race having turned into the worst modern sailing disaster since the 1979 Fastnet Race. Combining the best elements of The Perfect Storm (W.W. Norton, 1997) and Barbarians at the Gate (HarperCollins, 1990), The Proving Ground is a gripping narrative that follows the fates of three yachts, including Sayonara, owned by Larry Ellison, the founder of Oracle. From the chilling explanation of how an Olympic sailor came to be catapulted from a yacht and why its crew could do nothing to save him, to the dramatic journeys of two leaky life-rafts, The Proving Ground is an exhilarating read..