Lizzy Wenk's authoritative guide John Muir Trail describes the 212-mile trail, running from Yosemite Valley to the summit of Mt. Whitney. It provides all necessary planning information, including up-to-date details on wilderness and permit regulations, food resupplies, trailhead amenities, and trave..
The Wisdom of John Muir marries the best aspects of a Muir anthology with the best aspects of a Muir biography. The fact that it is neither, and yet it is both, distinguishes this book from the many extant books on John Muir. Building on her lifelong passion for the work and philosophy of John Muir,..
John Craven has been presenting Countryfile since its launch in 1989 and, for the first time, he has distilled all his knowledge and wisdom about country life into The Countryfile Handbook.This book is an invaluable resource for those who live in the countryside or want to know more about it. Divide..
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JAY MCINERNEYJohn Cheever's letters offer a tantalising glimpse into the life of a writer. They include correspondence with his contemporaries, such as Philip Roth, John Updike and Saul Bellow, his days as a young, aspiring writer and his battles with bisexuality and alcoholi..
The career of eminent archaeologist John Aubrey and his revolutionary work on stone circles. John Aubrey is best known for his gossipy Brief Lives, but Aubrey Burl, the world expert on stone circles, argues he should be equally celebrated for his discovery of the age and wonders of prehistory, Brita..
John Morton (c. 1420-1500) was one of the most important men in the land from the Wars of the Roses to the start of the Tudor dynasty. Yet he has been largely ignored in recent times. He was a man of great character and influence over politics and the Church. He lived into his eighties, having ser..
The city of Nottingham has long been one of Britain's most important cities. As Nottinghamshire grew in prosperity during the Middle Ages the city became the heart of a prosperous local centre of trade and business. Later, during the Industrial Revolution parts of the county were transformed by the ..
Life becomes very difficult for Perkins when Lexie decides she's going to do a picture of him for a 'Paint Your Pet' competition. He is very fond of his young owner, but really! All he asks for in life is a bit of peace and quiet...However, to his surprise, Perkins finds that he too can be creative...
________________________________The first book in Diana Gabaldon's LORD JOHN GREY series, set in the same world as her OUTLANDER novelsIt's 1758 and Europe is in turmoil - the Seven Years War is taking hold and London is ripe with deceit. The enigmatic Lord John Grey, a nobleman and high-ranking off..
Born in 1776 in East Anglia near the river Stour, John Constable was destined for his father's business of milling and grain-shipping. But he was obdurately opposed to this and persuaded his family he should become an artist instead. In the same determined spirit, he wooed Maria Bicknell in the teet..
The ';uplifting, humble, and moving' true story of a troubled, East London artist and a twice-abandoned Staffordshire bull terrier who rescue each other (ForeWord Magazine). John Dolan grew up rough on the estates of east London. His early life was marked by neglect and abuse, and his childhood gif..
Study the entire Book of John, beginning with the Good News and ending with the victory of Christ and his call. Some of the major ideas explored are: a new day in religion, what does it mean for me to live on the bread of life, the resurrection and the life, "e;My peace I give to you,"e; and..
John Wesley (1703-1791), Anglican priest, theologian and church reformer and his brother, Charles Wesley (1707-1788), one of the greatest hymn writers of all time, co-founded Methodism, a major movement of Christian renewal. Their vision of Christian discipleship included important spiritual practic..
A volume of significant contributions to our understanding of John Oman. With an impressive list of contributors (Adam Hood, Alan Sell, Fleur Houston, David Thompson, Eric McKimmon, Stephan Bevans, John Hick, John Nightingale and Ashok Chaudari) the volume is unique in a number of ways. It provides ..
Against the backdrop of feminist critique, Karin Spiecker Stetina gives us a thorough study of John Calvin's ideas on the fatherhood of God. After looking briefly at Calvin's own experience of fatherhood, the author looks in depth at his epistemology and then his imagery for God as Father against th..
John wrote Revelation from his prison on Patmos to provide pastoral ministry to Christians in the Asian churches at a time of impending persecution. Once we understand John's symbols and his pastoral concerns his book proves to be a great message of hope as well as a timely warning not to be drawn i..
American writer, composer, artist, and philosopher John Cage (1912-92) is best known for his experimental composition 4'33,"e; a musical score in which the performer does not play an instrument during the duration of the piece. The purpose, Cage said, was for the audience to listen to the sounds..
Deskripsi 1.000 Hari John F. KennedyKematian John Fitzgerald Kennedy dalam insiden penembakan di Dallas, Texas, 22 November 1963, mengguncangkan dunia. Meskipun baru sebentar menjabat presiden (1961-1963), "Jack", demikian Kennedy biasa dipanggil, mampu menyita perhatian dunia. Tak kurang Perda..
"The best commentary on the principles of government which ever was written" - Thomas Jefferson Penguin presents a series of six portable, accessible, and--above all--essential reads from American political history, selected by leading scholars. Series editor Richard Beeman, author of "The Penguin ..
The #1 bestseller that forever changed how we thought about JFK, published with a new epilogue in time for the 50th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination. When it was originally published in 2003, AN UNFINISHED LIFE brought to light new revelations about JFK's health, his love affairs, his brothers..
This Pulitzer Prize-winning collection features 61 stories that chronicle the lives of what has been called the greatest generation. Profound and daring . . . some of the most wonderful stories any American has written.--The Boston Globe...
March 1895. London. A month of strange happenings in the West End. First there is the bizarre murder of theater critic Jonathan McCarthy. Then the lawsuit against the Marquess of Queensberry for libel; the public is scandalized. Next, the ingenue at the Savoy is discovered with her throat slashed. A..