Magic New York in the Snow

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Author: Michele Palazzo

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781366055231

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Page: N.A

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A magic photo book with incredible images of New York under the snow.

New York In The Snow

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Author: Vivienne Gucwa

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1781575258

Category: Photography

Page: 192

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The iconic city of New York is a bustling, heady metropolis that, thanks to the power of media, everyone in the world knows intimately, even if they've never been. But every once in a while it changes completely. At first a few flakes will fall, then more, and more. Hardened New Yorkers rush for warmth and, while they're absent, an amazing, glistening almost deserted winter wonderland momentarily appears. It is these moments that phenomenally popular photo-blogger Vivienne Gucwa lives for. She has been documenting them for more than a decade, rushing out to capture the city in snow. Of all the photos that have made her the celebrated, award-winning success that she is, it is these that are most loved, both online and in print, so we offer them here in a sumptous volume to be enjoyed by anyone who loves New York, whether from afar, as an occasional visitor, or if you've never left the Big Apple.

Snow White in New York

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Author: Fiona French

Publisher: Paw Prints

ISBN: 9781442051744

Category:

Page: 30

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This zany version of the classic fairy tale puts Snow White in a jazz-age New York where the seven dwarfs are musicians and the handsome prince is a newspaper reporter

Über New York

Das Porträt einer Stadt

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Author: George Steinmetz

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783868738827

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Page: 224

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Footsteps in the Snow

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Author: Charles Lachman

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698147464

Category: True Crime

Page: 512

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NOW A LIFETIME MOVIE CHANNEL DOCUMENTARY It was a shocking true crime that left two families shattered, and became the coldest case in U.S. history. Who really killed little Maria? The question fueled a real-life nightmare in Sycamore, Illinois... 1957. Sycamore, Illinois. Christmas was three weeks away, and seven-year-old Maria Ridulph went out to play. Soon after, a figure emerged out of the falling snow. He was very friendly. Minutes later, Maria vanished, leaving behind an abandoned doll and footsteps in the snow. In April, a spring thaw gave up Maria’s body in a nearby wooded area. The case attracted national attention, including that of the FBI and President Eisenhower. In all, seventy-four men and three women fell under suspicion. But no one was ever charged with the crime. Incredibly, fifty-five years later, the coldest case in the history of American jurisprudence would be reopened. It happened after a seventy-four-year-old former neighbor of the Ridulphs named Eileen Tessier made a stunning deathbed confession to her family about a dark past, and a darker secret they knew nothing about. Two families would be joined by despair and retribution, and in an astounding turn of events, Maria Ridulph’s killer would finally be brought to justice. INCLUDES PHOTOGRAPHS

Panic in the Snow

The 1888 New York City Blizzard

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Author: Bonnie Highsmith Taylor

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780756906467

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

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Gerald braves the blizzard of 1888 to find a drugstore to get medicine for his little sister.

Time of the Great Freeze

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Author: Robert Silverberg

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0575106018

Category: Fiction

Page: 205

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2650 AD The Earth has been buried beneath a sheet of ice for 300 years. In cities miles beneath the surface humanity huddles, waiting for release. Dr. Raymond Barnes waits with passion, and listens daily for evidence of life on the still Earth. Finally, a voice from across the void hails his open frequency . . . the surface awaits mankind. But not all men are anxious to return to what was . . . those in power are determined to keep man in his new place, to retain their order of fear and oppression. Barnes and his courageous group of scientists and adventurers are arrested for possession of forbidden technology; the radio is destroyed! Their punishment is swift ejection from the underground city, their only hope is to reach London - 3000 desolate miles across a frozen wasteland!

Fräulein Smillas Gespür für Schnee

Roman

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Author: Peter Hoeg

Publisher: Carl Hanser Verlag GmbH Co KG

ISBN: 3446248668

Category: Fiction

Page: 480

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Peter Høegs Weltbestseller – von Bille August mit Julia Ormond in der Hauptrolle verfilmt – führt mitten in Eis und Finsternis. Wenige Tage vor Weihnachten wird im Kopenhagener Hafenviertel ein sechsjähriger Junge gefunden: tot. Er ist offenbar vom Dach eines Lagerhauses gestürzt, und da man nur seine Spuren und die keines anderen auf dem Dach sieht, scheint der Fall klar: ein Unfall. Smilla Jaspersen, die im selben Haus wohnt wie der Junge, geht der Sache nach, und ihre aufregende Odyssee führt sie bis ins grönländische Eismeer...

Sparrow in the Snow

A Life of Poetry Through Her Eyes

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Author: Ashley Alquine

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 0595005225

Category: Poetry

Page: 132

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Eighty poems were selected for this inroductory glimpse into the mind of Ashley Alquine. They were carefully selected from a great body of work to allow the reader to experience the full depth of emotion she pens into each line. For lovers of passionate verse, there is a vast and exuberant selection for them to enjoy in both form and free verse. Having such a large collection of poetry at hand will allow the reader to savor an in depth knowledge of this poet, and she will become a close friend that they will come to visit time and time again. AUTHOR BIO: Ashley Alquine was born February 6th, 1965 in San Diego, California. She now resides in Phoenix, Arizona and is married with four children. She has been writing poetry all of her life.

In the Very Beginning

The Story of My Life....

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Author: Eula Rae McCown

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469111594

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 163

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Who Lives in the Snow?

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Author: Jennifer Berry Jones

Publisher: Roberts Rinehart

ISBN: 1570984441

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Explores the world of mites, spiders, shrews, voles, chipmunks, foxes, and other animals that live under the snow in winter, describing their homes, habitats, and survival techniques.

New York in the 50's

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Author: Dan Wakefield

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1466832355

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

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New York in the 50s is Dan Wakefield's story of a unique time and place in cultural history, when New York City was a hotbed of free love, hot jazz, radical politics, psychoanalysis, and artistic expression. Wakefield found himself in the middle of a world in which anything was possible, and he writes about the era with the keen eye of a historian and the first-hand knowledge and affection of one who lived through a fabled, fertile era. Wakefield enriches his recollections with the first-hand accounts of his friends and colleagues-Joan Didion, Gay Talese, Allen Ginsberg, William F. Buckley, James Baldwin, and others who made New York in the fifties the legend that still exerts such a powerful influence on American life. A documentary film based on the book will be shown at film festivals in the United States and abroad during 1999. A CD of the musical score, composed and produced by Steve Allee, has been released by AlleyOop Music Publishing.

Mind in the Balance

Meditation in Science, Buddhism, and Christianity

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Author: B. Alan Wallace

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231519702

Category: Religion

Page: 264

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By establishing a dialogue in which the meditative practices of Buddhism and Christianity speak to the theories of modern philosophy and science, B. Alan Wallace reveals the theoretical similarities underlying these disparate disciplines and their unified approach to making sense of the objective world. Wallace begins by exploring the relationship between Christian and Buddhist meditative practices. He outlines a sequence of meditations the reader can undertake, showing that, though Buddhism and Christianity differ in their belief systems, their methods of cognitive inquiry provide similar insight into the nature and origins of consciousness. From this convergence Wallace then connects the approaches of contemporary cognitive science, quantum mechanics, and the philosophy of the mind. He links Buddhist and Christian views to the provocative philosophical theories of Hilary Putnam, Charles Taylor, and Bas van Fraassen, and he seamlessly incorporates the work of such physicists as Anton Zeilinger, John Wheeler, and Stephen Hawking. Combining a concrete analysis of conceptions of consciousness with a guide to cultivating mindfulness and profound contemplative practice, Wallace takes the scientific and intellectual mapping of the mind in exciting new directions.

Die Schneekönigin

Roman

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Author: Michael Cunningham

Publisher: Luchterhand Literaturverlag

ISBN: 3641152771

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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In Hans Christian Andersens Märchen »Die Schneekönigin« zerbricht ein Zauberspiegel in tausend Scherben. Trifft ein Splitter einen Menschen im Auge, so sieht er fortan alles um sich herum nur noch hässlich und böse. Wird ein Mensch dagegen im Herzen getroffen, wird es so kalt wie Eis ... Michael Cunningham spielt auf brillante Weise, voller Poesie und mit einem guten Schuss Ironie versehen, mit Motiven aus Andersens Märchen. Und während er vor dem Hintergrund eines winterlichen New York eine Welt voll Eis, Schnee und Kälte heraufbeschwört, ist sein Roman in Wahrheit eine Hymne auf den Glauben an die Liebe und das Leben. Der New Yorker Stadtteil Bushwick liegt jenseits von Brooklyn. In dieser Gegend sind die Mieten noch einigermaßen bezahlbar, die Häuser alt und die Leute nicht ganz so schick. Hier teilen sich die Brüder Tyler und Barrett eine Wohnung mit Tylers großer Liebe Beth, die unheilbar an Krebs erkrankt ist und um die sie sich beide aufopferungsvoll kümmern. Sie sind in den sogenannten besten Jahren und können es noch nicht ganz glauben, dass sich ihre Träume niemals erfüllen werden: Tyler, ein genialer Musiker, steht immer noch ohne Band und ohne Erfolg da. Aber er wird, das nimmt er sich vor und dafür sucht er sich heimlich Inspiration beim Kokain, das ultimative Liebeslied für Beth komponieren, ja, er wird es ihr bei der geplanten Hochzeit vorsingen ... Barrett, fast Literaturwissenschaftler, fast Startup-Unternehmer, fast Lord Byron, verkauft Secondhand-Designerklamotten in Beths Laden und trauert seinem letzten Lover nach, der ihn gerade schnöde per SMS abserviert hat. Als Beth sich wider alle Erwartungen zu erholen scheint, glaubt Tyler umso mehr an die Kraft der Liebe, während der Exkatholik Barrett sich fragt, ob das merkwürdige Licht, das er eines Nachts im Central Park amwinterlichen Himmel sah, nicht doch irgendwie eine göttliche Vision gewesen sein könnte ...

The Collected Writings of Michael Snow

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Author: Michael Snow,Louise Dompierre

Publisher: Wilfrid Laurier Univ. Press

ISBN: 1554587891

Category: Art

Page: 293

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Writing, for Michael Snow, is as much a form of “art-making” as the broad range of visual art activities for which he is renowned, including the “Walking Woman” series and the film Wavelength. Conversely, many of the texts included in this anthology are as significant visually as they are at the level of content — they are meant to be looked at as well as read. Situated somewhere between a repository of contemporary thought by one of our leading Canadian artists and a history book as it brings to light some important moments in the cultural life of Canada since the 1950s, these texts tell their own story, marking the passage of time, ideas and attitudes. The works included here, ranging from essays and interviews and record album cover notes to filmscripts and speeches (which, in Snow’s hands, often fall into the category of performance art), are not only “built for browsing,” they offer insights into both the professional and the private Snow. Together, they expand the context of Snow’s work and show the evolution of a great Canadian artist, beginning with his early attempts at defining art, to his emergence and recognition on the international art scene. This book is one of four books that are part of the Michael Snow Project. Initiated by the Art Gallery of Ontario and The Power Plant Gallery, the project also includes four exhibitions of his visual art and music.

Adaptation Theory and Criticism

Postmodern Literature and Cinema in the USA

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Author: Gordon E. Slethaug

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

ISBN: 1623562015

Category: Art

Page: 288

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Traditional critics of film adaptation generally assumed a) that the written text is better than the film adaptation because the plot is more intricate and the language richer when pictorial images do not intrude; b) that films are better when particularly faithful to the original; c) that authors do not make good script writers and should not sully their imagination by writing film scripts; d) and often that American films lack the complexity of authored texts because they are sourced out of Hollywood. The 'faithfulness' view has by and large disappeared, and intertextuality is now a generally received notion, but the field still lacks studies with a postmodern methodology and lens.Exploring Hollywood feature films as well as small studio productions, Adaptation Theory and Criticism explores the intertextuality of a dozen films through a series of case studies introduced through discussions of postmodern methodology and practice. Providing the reader with informative background on theories of film adaptation as well as carefully articulated postmodern methodology and issues, Gordon Slethaug includes several case studies of major Hollywood productions and small studio films, some of which have been discussed before (Age of Innocence, Gangs of New York, and Do the Right Thing) and some that have received lesser consideration (Six Degrees of Separation, Smoke, Smoke Signals, Broken Flowers, and various Snow White narratives including Enchanted, Mirror Mirror, and Snow White and the Huntsman). Useful for both film and literary studies students, Adaptation Theory and Criticism cogently combines the existing scholarship and uses previous theories to engage readers to think about the current state of American literature and film.