Die Frau am See

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Author: Sara Gruen

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644314217

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

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Erfolgsautorin Sara Gruen («Wasser für die Elefanten») legt mit ihrem neuen New-York-Times-Bestseller eine fesselnde und ergreifende Geschichte in einem abgelegenen Dorf in den schottischen Highlands vor. «Eine bewegende Liebesgeschichte: ein schottisches Downton Abbey», urteilt Publishers Weekly. Im Januar 1945 reist die wohlhabende Maddie zusammen mit ihrem Ehemann Ellis und dessen bestem Freund in ein abgelegenes Dorf in den schottischen Highlands. Der exzentrische Ellis will die Existenz der sagenumwobenen Nessie beweisen, Krieg hin oder her. Ausgestattet mit Fernglas, Kompass und Kamera begeben sich die beiden Männer Tag für Tag auf Exkursion. Maddie bleibt allein zurück in der kargen Pension dieses fremden Ortes. Immer stärker stellt sie ihr bisheriges Leben in Frage. Wer ist sie, und was will sie? Da lernt sie die Menschen der Pension kennen, zwei Mägde und den geheimnisvollen Pensionsbesitzer Angus. Und plötzlich weitet sich ihr Blick für überraschende Möglichkeiten des Lebens ... Geballte Erzählkraft vor der atmosphärischen Kulisse von Loch Ness: eine packende Liebesgeschichte, ein mitreißendes Porträt weiblicher Emanzipation, eine Hymne auf die Kraft der Freundschaft.

Indonesia Beyond the Water's Edge

Managing an Archipelagic State

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Author: R. B. Cribb,Michele Ford

Publisher: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies

ISBN: 9812309853

Category: Political Science

Page: 247

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Indonesia is the world's largest archipelagic state, with more than 18,000 islands and over 7.9 million square kilometres of sea. The marine frontier presents the nation with both economic opportunities and political and strategic challenges. Indonesia has been affected more than most countries in the world by a slow revolution in the management of its waters. Whereas Indonesia's seas were once conceived administratively as little more than the empty space between islands, successive governments have become aware that this view is outmoded. The effective transfer to the seas of regulatory regimes that took shape on land, such as territoriality, has been an enduring challenge to Indonesian governments. This book addresses issues related to maritime boundaries and security, marine safety, inter-island shipping, the development of the archipelagic concept in international law, marine conservation, illegal fishing, and the place of the sea in national and regional identity.

Beyond the Water's Edge

Shambulu

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Author: Jerome G. Mack Sr.

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1493120069

Category: Fiction

Page: 68

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This is the story of a young African prince who was soon to become king, but not of a world that he knew. His father, King Zambulu, knew all too well the fate of the young prince. Prince Shambulu’s fate was given to King Zambulu in a dream by the ancient tribal leaders. On that night, the king could rest very little for he knew that the time of his son’s fate will soon be at hand. Soon, the young prince’s journey will begin.

Mount Omi and Beyond

A Record of Travel on the Thibetan Border

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Author: Archibald John Little

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108013856

Category: History

Page: 332

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An account of Archibald John Little's travels through the Szechuan province of China to the Tibetan border, published in 1901.

Opposition Beyond the Water's Edge

Liberal Internationalists, Pacifists and Containment, 1945-1953

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Author: E. Timothy Smith

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: 9780313307775

Category: History

Page: 176

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An analysis of the critical views of the liberal internationalists and pacifists who opposed early U.S. attempts to contain the Soviet Union for fear that it would weaken the UN, militarize American foreign policy, hinder European economic development, and encourage colonialism.

Art and Identity at the Water's Edge

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Author: Tricia Cusack

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 9781409421214

Category: Art

Page: 256

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This collection shows how the marginal territory of the water's edge has been represented in art in different places at various times and how such art contributed to the formation of cultural and national identities. Essays explore visual cultures of the Jordan and Vltava Rivers; the South African seaside resort of Durban; post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans; and the French Riviera, among other margins of river and sea.

Beyond the Windswept Dunes

The Story of Maritime Michigan

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Author: Elizabeth B. Sherman

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 0814340016

Category: History

Page: 216

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Beyond the Windswept Dunes takes the reader into a world of maritime adventure as it was experienced by the sailors, passengers, rescue workers, shipping magnates, industrialists, and many other people whose livelihoods revolved around Michigan’s port city of Muskegon. At one time the leading edge of westward expansion, Muskegon was a place where lumbering and lakers merged and where rails met decks, a place situated midway along the coast of a great and sometimes stormy inland sea. Here Elizabeth Sherman offers both a shipping history and a portrait of the city. The events covered range from the visit by the British sloop H.M.S. Felicity in 1779 through Muskegon’s boom years as "Lumber Queen of the World," from the city’s revitalization with the opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway to its recent establishment of a floating museum complex for historic naval vessels. The book’s focus is on the ships themselves—such as the Lyman M. Davis, Salvor, Highway 16, and Milwaukee Clipper—vessels that were noteworthy for being the first of their kind or for their popularity, unusual and distinctive careers, or tragic losses. A number of ships were lost in Lake Michigan near Muskegon Harbor, and the stories of some of the most notable wrecks and rescue missions appear in this book, including the psychic intervention that led the William Nelson to the exciting rescue of the crew aboard the sinking Our Son. The book offers many first-hand statements of shipwreck survivors and other witnesses, lending an authentic voice to the accounts.

Downtowns

Revitalizing the Centers of Small Urban Communities

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Author: Michael A. Burayidi

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134573464

Category: Architecture

Page: 312

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This collection evaluates the various strategies that different cities have used when attempting to economically revitalize downtown areas.

BTWE Clarkfork River - July 24, 2000 - Montana

BEYOND THE WATER'S EDGE

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Author: Gary David Blount,Laura G. Blount

Publisher: [email protected]

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 49

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The Clarkfork of the Columbia River and most of its tributaries contained Western Montana’s best trout streams prior to the arrival of the white man. When the Berkley Pit in Butte, Montana began mining copper it was the beginning of the demise for the Clarkfork River. Years of smelting oar at the nearby town of Anaconda, Montana polluted the flood plains of the upper and lower Clarkfork River Basin with tons of toxic materials. These toxic materials have been distributed throughout the entire Clarkfork River Basin by years of spring run-off. Man-kind has been trying to clean up the devastated Clarkfork River for quite some time now; this is one of America’s largest Environmental Protection Agencies Super Fund Sites and our government agencies can not make a sound decision on how to clean up the river. Millions of dollars have been spent on constructing settling ponds, stream by-pass’s and the liming of the out-let water flowing from the settling ponds near the town of Anaconda to help restore but not permanently solve the real problems that exist with the Clarkfork River. These large deposits of toxic waste originate from the town of Butte, Montana continuing downstream to the Mill Town Dam; three miles east of the city of Missoula, Montana. With all the problems on the Clarkfork River I am amazed that there is still some excellent fishing in certain areas of the river system, however I would advise you not to consume any trout from the Clarkfork River; they are loaded with extremely toxic materials. Beginning in 1984 through 1987 I worked for the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Department as a Fisheries Technician performing fish population estimates on most of the trout waters in Region #2 in Western Montana. I conducted trout populations on the Clarkfork River from Anaconda downstream to its confluence with the Flathead River near Paradise, Montana. I also conducted trout population estimates on the Clarkfork River Tributaries most notably: the Blackfoot River and Tributaries, Bitterroot River and Tributaries and Rock Creek. The fishable section of the Clarkfork River originates at the outlet of the settling ponds just outside Anaconda, Montana and flows northwesterly to the Idaho State Line. I will try to give a run-down on the trout populations throughout the Clarkfork River Drainage. The Clarkfork River just below the settling ponds is big fish water; these large fish have migrated through the ponds and entered the Clarkfork River system. These trout are predominantly Brown Trout and can reach 20-pounds, however most of the population consists of one to three-pound Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout from 1½ to 10-pounds. The Brown Trout population in this area varies from year to year depending on the quantities of heavy metals entering the river system each year from the nearby smelting tailings from Anaconda. Some years the trout population is only 1,500 trout per mile of stream and in other years it is as high as 6,000 trout per mile of stream. The Clarkfork River Brown Trout population falls off rapidly just a few miles downstream towards the town of Deer Lodge; to just 250 trout per mile of stream. However, there is a high concentration of Brown Trout at the Deer Lodge sewage treatment plant out-let. These Brown Trout are neon colored due to the high level of nutrients entering into the river from the sewage settling ponds. From Deer Lodge to the Little Blackfoot River confluence, the Clarkfork River Brown Trout population is around 250 fish per mile of stream. The Brown Trout population increases slightly in the Clarkfork River from the confluence of Little Blackfoot River downstream to the confluence with Gold Creek. Gold Creek downstream to Rock Creek the Clarkfork River streambed was altered when the Interstate 90 Freeway was built and the river was channelized and constructed with a constant gradient. The Clarkfork River Brown Trout population below the Gold Creek confluence with the Clarkfork River falls to just 25 Brown Trout per mile of stream until it reaches its confluence with Rock Creek. The Clarkfork River from Rock Creek downstream to Mill Town Dam and its confluence with the Blackfoot River upstream from the Dam the combined trout population increases tremendously to 1,500 to 2,000 trout per mile of stream. The Clarkfork River trout species composition also changes; this section of the Clarkfork River, Rock Creek downstream to the dam supports 55% Rainbow Trout up to twenty-two inches in length, 5% Westslope Cutthroat Trout up to twenty-two inches in length, 43% Brown Trout up to twenty-four inches in length, 1% Bull Trout up to thirty- six inches in length and 1% Northern Pike some over 40-inches in length. Mill Town Dam was built without a fish ladder; this barrier has decimated the historic Clarkfork River Native Trout runs; the Westslope Cutthroat Trout and the Bull Trout. The Clarkfork River trout population is poor downstream from Mill Town Dam to its confluence with the Bitterroot River at only 500 to 750 trout per mile of stream. This section of the Clarkfork River runs through the city of Missoula, Montana. Until 1974 it was legal to throw garbage off any bridge in Missoula into the Clarkfork River. One of the best Westslope Cutthroat Trout and Bull Trout streams in Montana flows into the Clarkfork River in the heart of Missoula, Rattlesnake Creek. The Clarkfork River trout population below the Bitterroot River confluence increases slightly to 750 to 1,500 trout per mile of stream and is maintained at this level downstream to its confluence with the Flathead River. The section of the Clarkfork River below the confluence of the Bitterroot River contains some of the hardest fighting and leaping Rainbow Trout you will find anywhere in Montana. The Rainbow Trout in this section can reach over 25-inches in length and weight over 10-pounds. Also this section contains the Native Bull Trout, which can exceed 20-pounds. Now an update to the Clarkfork River January 1st, 2011; in the spring of 2008 the Mill Town Dam was breached and all migrating trout species now had access to the Blackfoot River, the Upper Clarkfork River and their tributaries. When they breached the Mill Town Dam the trout fishery for miles downstream was devastated by all the toxins that were released and most of the trout species were killed.

BTWE Bighorn River - March 29, 2004 - Montana

BEYOND THE WATER’S EDGE

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Author: Gary David Blount,Laura G Blount

Publisher: [email protected]

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 41

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Gary David Blount’s Rocky Mountain Fishing Journals: Perpetual Wild Trout Recapture Angling Journal “A Public Fisheries Project” The purpose of this: Perpetual Wild Trout Recapture Angling Journal “A Public Fisheries Project” is to be the initial public Social Media generated “Wild Trout Fisheries” data base site to monitor and publish the variable changes in our “Wild Trout” fisheries for Perpetuity”. This is an invitation for you, your friends or your fishing club to participate in conducting recaptures: “Angling Day’s” published in all of Gary David Blount Rocky Mountain Fishing Journals. These Rocky Mountain Fishing Journals encompass 35-years and contain over 1,500 - “Angling Day’s” documenting the daily “Wild Trout” catch rates, water temperature, water level, water turbidity, air temperature, weather conditions, daily hatches, stomach analysis from “Wild Trout” landed, “GDB” Custom Flies fished, fly fishing presentations, trout species, trout lengths and geographic location on over 35-different bodies of water in Montana, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park, Idaho and Washington. This Perpetual cursory research projects objective is to ascertain skilled or professional anglers at [email protected] and have them return to each body of water on the precise date, geographic location and time period fished contained in every one of my Rocky Mountain Fishing Journals. Each ascertain skilled or professional angler will document their “Angler Day” using the same format I used in each one of my Rocky Mountain Fishing Journals along with their “Angler Day” photographs in “JPEG” format. Each skilled or professional anglers “Angling Day” written documentation and photographs will be e-mailed to [email protected] and I will publish them in Gary David Blount “Yearly” Perpetual Rocky Mountain Fishing Journal. To preview excerpts from each one of Gary David Blount Rocky Mountain Fishing Journals go to books.google.com and to view on You Tube.com in the search bar type Gary David Blount Rocky Mountain Fishing Journals.

The Plains of Passage

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Author: Jean M. Auel

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444713116

Category: Fiction

Page: 848

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Ayla and Jondalar leave the safety of the lands of the Mammoth Hunters and embark on a seemingly impossible journey across an entire continent. Their goal is the Cro-Magnon settlement in what is now southern France where Jondalar lived as a young man. Accompanied by the half-tame Wolf, the superb stallion, Racer, and the mare, Whinney, they brave both savage enemies and the elemental dangers of weather and terrain in their search for the place that will become Home. Jean Auel's imaginative reconstruction of pre-historic life, rich in detail of language, culture, myth and ritual, has become a set text in schools and colleges around the world.

Beyond the Wall

Essays from the Outside

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Author: Edward Abbey

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks

ISBN: 1466806400

Category: Nature

Page: 224

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In this wise and lyrical book about landscapes of the desert and the mind, Edward Abbey guides us beyond the wall of the city and asphalt belting of superhighways to special pockets of wilderness that stretch from the interior of Alaska to the dry lands of Mexico.

Charisma

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Author: Michael G. Coney

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0575129395

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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A secret research station near the Cornish fishing village of Falcombe has discovered the existence of an apparently infinite series of parallel worlds, each a slightly distorted reflection of our own. It has also developed a technique for investigating these worlds; but the only person who can possibly visit and explore a parallel world is the rare individual whose counterpart has lately died there and whose place he can therefore take - which in turn presages his own death on his version of Earth.

Beyond the Edge

New York's New Waterfront

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Author: Raymond Gastil

Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press

ISBN: 9781568983271

Category: Architecture

Page: 199

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Through an insightful look at projects from around the world and at the current design proposals for New York itself, the author paints a portrait of redevelopment that is both pragmatic and visionary, one that holds the promise of reconnecting New Yorkers to their waterfront as a vital place of work and of public life."--BOOK JACKET.

Beyond the Water's Edge

Measuring the Internationalism of Congress

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Author: Kathleen H. Hicks,Louis Lauter,Colin McElhinny

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1442280883

Category: Political Science

Page: 247

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This report assesses domestic political support for internationalist foreign policy by analyzing the motivations of members of Congress on key foreign policy issues. It includes case studies on major foreign policy debates in recent years. Report findings emphasize areas of bipartisan cooperation on foreign policy issues given member ideologies.

War Is Just Another Day

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Author: Jon T. Powell,Gentian A.

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1465393838

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 281

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Pausanias's Description of Greece

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Author: Pausanias,James George Frazer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1108047270

Category: History

Page: 678

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Sir James Frazer's 1898 six-volume translation of and commentary on Pausanias, the second-century CE traveller and antiquarian.