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Far and Away

Author : Neil Peart
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Following in the tradition of Ghost Rider and Traveling Music, Rush drummer Neil Peart relates nearly four years of band tours, road trips, and personal discoveries in this introspective travelogue. From the ups and downs of a professional artist to the birth of a child, this revealing narrative recounts 22 adventures from rock's foremost drummer, biker enthusiast, husband, and father. Both playful and insightful, Peart's love of drumming and the open road weaves throughout the stories as he explores horizons that are both physical and spiritual, sharing his observations about nature, society, and the self. Full-color photos round out this tour of the open road that will resonate with Rush fans and motorcycle enthusiasts alike.

My Home is Far Away

Author : Dawn Powell
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My Home is Far Away is the most precisely autobiographical of Powell’s fifteen novels. In this family chronicle set in early twentieth century Ohio, young Marcia Willard’s family struggles to keep up with the rapidly changing times, and Marcia endures disillusionment, cruelty, and betrayal to forge a survivor’s sense of independence. John Updike has compared Powell with Theodore Dreiser, Willa Cather, Sherwood Anderson, “and those other Midwestern writers who felt something epic in the national shift from rural to urban, from provincial sequestration to metropolitan liberation.” By 1941, when Powell set to work on My Home Is Far Away, she was better known for the smart, boozy, bawdy, hilarious send-ups of Manhattan high and low life. She had begun to attain a reputation for high sophistication and nothing could be less “sophisticated” – in the glittering, all-knowing, furiously present-tense, big-city manner Powell had perfected – than My Home Is Far Away. This was the month of cherries and peaches, of green apples beyond the grape arbor, of little dandelion ghosts in the grass, of sour grass and four-leaf clovers, of still dry heat holding the smell of nasturtiums and dying lilacs. This was the best month of all and the best day. It was not birthday, Easter, Christmas, or picnic, but all these things and something else, something wonderful, something utterly unknown. The two little girls in embroidered white Sunday dresses knew no way to express their secret joy but by whirling each other dizzily over the lawn crying, “We’re moving, we’re moving! We’re moving to London Junction!” My Home Is Far Away is one of the very few examples of a book written for adults, with an adult command of the language, that maintains the vantage point of a hungry, serious child throughout. It might be likened to a memoir that has been penned not with the usual tranquility of distance but rather with the sense that everything happening to the characters is happening right now, without any promise of eventual escape, without any assurance that childhood, too, shall pass away. My Home is Far Away had been out of print for sixty years when Steerforth reissued it in 1995. It received immediate widespread acclaim, and was featured on the cover of the New York Times Book Review, where Terry Teachout called it “one of the permanent masterpieces of childhood, comparable with David Copperfield, What Maisie Knew and the early reminiscences of Colette,” and where he proclaimed Powell to be “one of this country’s least recognized great novelists.”

A Small Person Far Away

Author : Judith Kerr
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Berlin is where Anna lived before Hitler, when she was still a German child; before she spoke a word of English, before her family had all become refugees. Long before her happy new existence in London. But Mama is there, dangerously ill. Anna is forced to go back, to deal with questions of life and death, to face old fears, and to discover the past which she has so long shut away.

A Long Time Ago in a Far Away Land

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Langt fra tett p Weit weg doch nah Far away yet close

Author : Anny Langer
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"Langt fra-tett på/Weit weg-nah dran/Far away-yet close" Dikt i 3 språk, Gedichte in 3 Sprachen, Poems in 3 languages Ist eine Auswahl Gedichte und Fotografien der deutschen Künstlerin Anny Langer. Anny Langer wohnt seit Mitte der 90-er Jahren in Norwegen. Die Gedichte sind in Norwegisch, Deutsch und Englisch. Norsk: En utvalg av den tyske kunstneren Anny Langers dikt og fotos. Anny Langer flyttet til Norge i midten av 90-tallet. English: A selection of poems and photos by the German artist Anny Langer. Anny Langer emigrated to Norway in the mid-ninties.

Far Away

Author : Caryl Churchill
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The Chicago Tribune calls this chilling new play "a masterpiece from one of the most valuable playwrights working today."

A Far Away Place

Author : Harriet Graham
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Ten year old Sean and his younger sister Josie are kidnapped by their father.

A Country Far Away

Author : Nigel Gray
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Parallel pictures reveal the essential similarities between the lives of two boys, one in a western country, one in a tribal African village.

Way Far Away on a Wild Safari

Author : Jan Peck
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Grab your binoculars and follow me. Let's travel far away on a wild safari. There are lots of fun trails! Many sights to see! As we hike, hike, hike, on this wild safari.

Though Far Away

Author : Frank Cullen Brophy
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Tiny Sunbirds Far Away

Author : Christie Watson
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After her parents separate, Blessing's mother moves with her and her brother Ezikiel to live in a village in the Niger Delta, where Blessing gradually adjusts, but Ezikiel soon leads a dangerous life as a boy soldier.

Far away Desert

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Author : Robert Munsch
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The classic story of an immigrant child adjusting to her new home, now with new illustrations.

So Far Away

Author : Meg Mitchell Moore
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Thirteen-year-old Natalie Gallagher is trying to escape: from her parents' ugly divorce, and from the vicious cyber-bullying of her former best friend. Adrift, confused, she is a girl trying to find her way in a world that seems to either neglect or despise her. Her salvation arrives in an unlikely form: Bridget O'Connell, an Irish maid working for a wealthy Boston family. The catch? Bridget lives only in the pages of a dusty old 1920s diary Natalie unearthed in her mother's basement. But the life she describes is as troubling - and mysterious - as the one Natalie is trying to navigate herself, almost a century later. I am writing this down because this is my story. There were only ever two people who knew my secret, and both are gone before me. Who was Bridget, and what became of her? Natalie escapes into the diary, eager to unlock its secrets, and reluctantly accepts the help of library archivist Kathleen Lynch, a widow with her own painful secret: she's estranged from her only daughter. Kathleen sees in Natalie traces of the daughter she has lost, and in Bridget, another spirited young woman at risk. What could an Irish immigrant domestic servant from the 1920s teach them both? As the troubles of a very modern world close in around them, and Natalie's torments at school escalate, the faded pages of Bridget's journal unite the lonely girl and the unhappy widow - and might even change their lives forever.

Long Ago and Far Away

Author : Elizabeth et al Hookings
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Glimpses of history for young readers.

From Far Away

Author : Kyoko Hikawa
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A prophecy of doom, passed down from generation to generation, has finally arrived. Manifest in the form of a young teenage girl named Noriko, the awakening promises a new world of frightening uncertainty. But not everybody lives in fear of this ancient prophecy. Slowly, a group of sympathizers has come together to befriend and protect the vulnerable teenager. One of them, a valorous warrior by the name of Izark, continues to stay by her side despite the danger and complications that lie ahead. In an attempt to avoid capture, Noriko and her band of allies travel into the White Mist Forest. Danger lurks everywhere, however...especially in this infrequently traveled wildwood! -- VIZ Media

Far Away Cows

Author : Patrick Guilbride
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Author : Robert Jan van Pelt
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"The exhibition Auschwitz: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away. uses 600 original objects, 400 images, and 10 stories to provide a comprehensive history of Auschwitz concentration camp and the role it played in the Holocaust. The catalog of Auschwitz: Not Long Ago. Not Far Away. is not only a valuable document of this unprecedented exhibition, but one of the best books for the general readers on the history of Auschwitz, where 1.1 million people - mostly Jews, but also non-Jewish Poles, Roma, and others - lost their lives"--

From Far Away

Author : Jiẏā Hāẏadāra
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Traveling Far Away

Author : Paul Olchvary
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