In a Badger Way


Author: Shelly Laurenston

Publisher: Kensington Books

ISBN: 1496714393

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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“Hot and humorous.” — Petite, kind, brilliant, and young, Stevie is nothing like the usual women bodyguard Shen Li is interested in. Even more surprising, the youngest of the lethal, ball-busting, and beautiful MacKilligan sisters is terrified of bears. But she’s not terrified of pandas. She loves pandas. Which means that whether Shen wants her to or not, she simply won’t stop cuddling him. He isn’t some stuffed Giant Panda, ya know! He is a Giant Panda shifter. He deserves respect and personal space. Something that little hybrid is completely ignoring. But Stevie has a way of finding trouble. Like going undercover to take down a scientist experimenting on other shifters. For what, Shen doesn’t want to know, but they’d better find out. And fast. Stevie might be the least violent of the honey badger sisters, but she’s the most dangerous to Shen’s peace of mind. Because she has absolutely no idea how much trouble they’re in . . . or just how damn adorable she is.

Clearing the Way

Combat Engineers in Kandahar


Author: Mark Gasparatto

Publisher: Insomniac Press

ISBN: 1926582888

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: N.A

View: 8432

Clearing the Way: Combat Engineers in Kandahar is the story of the men and women of 23 Field Squadron, who served with the 1st Royal Canadian Regiment Battle Group in Kandahar in 2006. Through the eyes of thirteen Squadron members, relive the early days of the war in Kandahar and the coming of age of a group of soldiers recorded in graphic detail. The reader experiences the large scale battles with Taliban fighters during Operation Medusa, the building of Route Summit and the construction of key Forward Operating Bases. Accompany them as they fight off insurgent attacks along 'Ambush Alley', dodge mortar fire and dispose of the many Improvised Explosive Devices that litter the landscape. These stories expose the raw bedlam, ironic moments and absurdities of war at the soldier-level. It is replete with little nuggets of wisdom and soldier-philosophy that will bring a wry and knowing grin to the face of those who have experienced combat. Clearing the Way highlights the ingenuity of our soldiers and in particular our combat engineers, regardless of the seemingly impossible demands made of them.

Each Day a Small Victory


Author: Chips Hardy

Publisher: Eye & Lightning Books

ISBN: 1904104304

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 5531

Meet Max. He's made a name for himself as a rabid psychopath who uses random acts of violence to instigate a campaign of terror. He feels his blood thirsty reputation is undeserved and wants to set the record straight. The countryside will never be the same again.

Changing States

Transformations in Modern Irish Writing


Author: Robert Welch Nfa,Professor of English and Director of the Centre for Irish Literature and Bibliography Robert Welch,Robert Welch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134870639

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 320

View: 3175

First published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

John Gielgud: Matinee Idol to Movie Star


Author: Jonathan Croall

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1408131072

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 736

View: 397

In his lifetime Gielgud was acclaimed as the finest classical actor of the twentieth century and Jonathan Croall's biography from 2000 was instantly recognised by critics as a masterful achievement, one that was 'unlikely to be surpassed' (Sunday Telegraph). Since that time however a considerable amount of new material has come to light and the passing of time has allowed a new candour. John Gielgud: Matinee Idol to Movie Star sees this peerless biographer return to his subject to offer the definitive life of Gielgud. For this new biography Croall's exhaustive research has included over a hundred new interviews with key people from his life and career, several hundred letters from Gielgud that have never been published, scores of letters written to him and archived versions of his film and television work. As Gielgud worked increasingly in this medium during the last third of his life much greater attention is given to this than in the earlier work. Fresh light is thrown on his professional relationships with figures such as Laurence Olivier and Edith Evans, and on turbulent episodes of his private life. The overall result is a a much more rounded, candid and richly textured portrait of this celebrated and complex actor.

The Dialect of West Somerset

A Paper Read Before the Philological Society, January 15, 1875


Author: Frederick Thomas Elworthy

Publisher: N.A


Category: English language

Page: 78

View: 3086

A Badger Boy in Blue

The Civil War Letters of Chauncey H. Cooke


Author: Chauncey Herbert Cooke

Publisher: Wayne State University Press

ISBN: 9780814333433

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 128

View: 2931

The Civil War letters of a young Wisconsin soldier, previously published in the Wisconsin Magazine of History, 1920-1922, are made available for the first time to a wide audience.

The Law of Nature Conservation


Author: Christopher Rodgers

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019166555X

Category: Law

Page: 368

View: 4827

Providing a detailed account of the law of nature conservation, this book reviews and discusses the way in which the law promotes the conservation of species of animal, bird, and plant, and how it protects natural habitats for protected species. Using an interdisciplinary approach, the book sets nature conservation in its economic and scientific context. It explains how the law reconciles the public interest in promoting biodiversity and the conservation of species and habitats, on the one hand, and the private property rights of landowners and other resource appropriators on the other. The book offers an illuminating new interpretation of this area of environmental regulation using a resource allocation model of property rights to explain how legal and economic instruments for promoting nature conservation work in practice. The analysis covers all recent legislation and case law - including the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009, the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 and the 2012 National Planning Policy Framework. The book will serve as a critical guide to UK nature conservation law for those working in the system, and a valuable reference point on the UK's approach to the area for environmental lawyers and policy-makers overseas.

Exit Pursued by a Badger: An Actor's Journey through History with Shakespeare

An Actor's Journey Through History with Shakespeare


Author: Nick Asbury

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 1849436835

Category: Drama

Page: 216

View: 1809

We are engaged in performing four shows by night and restaging four different shows by day. And restaging all the understudy work as well. This is a lot of work. And my mind has turned to slush. Nick Asbury was in the ensemble from the Royal Shakespeare Company who, over the course of two and a half years, performed eight history plays by Shakespeare in repertory, beginning with the overthrow of Richard II and ending with the death of Richard III: a sequence of productions both critically acclaimed and watched by over 250,000 people. To keep a record of his involvement in this extraordinary and ambitious project, Nick wrote a Blog which was posted on the RSC website. This in turn became a massive success, regularly notching up 6,000 hits a week from avid followers around the world. Through Nick's engaging, observant, often hilarious words, we experience the camaraderie of actors, the terror of forgetting lines, technical difficulties, money problems, finding strange things in the bath, thirty-three broadsword fights and, and, of course, the ever-present threat of being assaulted by demented badgers after a performance. Nominated as one of 'Six Inspiring Biographies or Memoirs Every Actor Should Read' by Drama Bookshop New York, this really is a must have book for all actors and theatre fans.

Badger Behaviour, Conservation & Rehabilitation

70 Years of Getting to Know Badgers


Author: George E. Pearce

Publisher: Pelagic Publishing

ISBN: 1907807055

Category: Science

Page: 160

View: 8172

A fascinating insight into the badger’s world. Badger biology, life in the sett, rescue & rehabilitation, consultancy, badgers & farming, and badger-watching with George Pearce – an expert on badgers. George has surveyed over 700 sites, visited 1,500 setts, been consulted as an expert in 120 animal cruelty cases and rehabilitated more than 100 badgers. Brought up on a farm, he earned his living as a farmer for 45 years. Today, he is a badger consultant and one of the foremost experts on the British mammal he admires the most. For many years, the RSPCA, police, veterinary surgeons and conservation groups all over the country have relied on George Pearce’s knowledge and his instinctive feel for animal behaviour. Now you can share in his experience and enthusiasm for badgers from his 70 years of badger watching and his vast professional wildlife experience.