Without good health it is impossible to lead a full and active life. These volumes contain all the facts needed for readers to make the appropriate health and lifestyle choices.
Stage Lighting Controls gives the reader an historical overview of the way in which modern control systems have evolved, and then explains the general principles of modern computerised lighting consoles and relevant control standards such as DMX512, MIDI and Ethernet. It also covers the basic aspects of controlling moving lights and scrollers and provides a product profile for ten major manufacturers of lighting controls. Written in accessible language, the book is ideal for both novices and practising lighting designers who need to get updated on current practices and equipment. It is also relevant for stage managers, electricians, technicians and any other production staff who are involved in situations where lights are controlled.
Author: Francine Rivers
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
A fictionalized account of the life of the Biblical figure Caleb also includes a Bible study.
The Electric Light
Author: Liz Sonneborn
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
In 1879, Thomas Alva Edison invented the first practical incandescent electric light in his Menlo Park, New Jersey, laboratory, ushering in an era driven by electricity. This work takes a look at this achievement, examining how the lightbulb was partly responsible for transforming the country's agrarian economy into the modern industrial economy.
'Love this book ... makes me want to live on a vineyard in the South of France!' Lisa Zupan, Producer of P.S. I Love You Jo Thomas's irresistible novel transports you straight to the mountains of Crete. A gorgeous, sun-filled new read from the author of THE OYSTER CATCHER, THE OLIVE BRANCH, and LATE SUMMER IN THE VINEYARD. Perfect for fans of Debbie Macomber, Susan Mallery, Nancy Thayer and Norah Roberts. We never forget the one who got away. Eighteen years ago Nell fell in love in the mountains of Crete and life changed for ever. Nell's daughter, Demi, has never met her dad. Nell never saw him again. When she gets the chance to return to the hilltop town of Vounoplagia - where everything began - Nell can't resist the urge to go back and find him. Working on a honey farm perched high up in the hills, there's plenty to keep her busy. And she will quickly realise the town harbours just as many secrets as she does. But if Nell's favourite romantic films are right, there's a happy ending in store for each of us. All she has to do is seek out the magic of the mountains... Jo Thomas takes you there.
The vast growth of statute law in recent years means that students have been forced to develop much greater interpretation skills than before. Ready access to the relevant statutes, however, is not always easy.The Butterworths Student Statutes Series is a firmly established series which provides busy students with carefully researched and compiled, but compact and competitively priced collections of statutory materials. Selected by experienced lecturers to meet the needs of students on most relevant courses, each collection has been put together to Butterworths' traditionally high editorial standards. Statutes are generally arranged in chronological order for ease of reference and amendment notes are provided where necessary. Commentaries are excluded making each title in the series ideal for use in open book examinations.The new edition incorporates the latest changes in the law including the relevant provisions of the Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001, the Terrorism Act 2000, the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 2000, the Postal Services Act 2000, and the Human Rights Act 1998.
The Night Falling
Author: Katherine Webb
The international bestselling author of THE LEGACY returns with a searing new novel of secrets and feuds, set in 1920s Italy. Puglia, Italy, 1921. Leandro returns home, now a rich man, with a glamorous American wife, determined to make his mark. But how did he get so wealthy - and what haunts his outwardly exuberant wife? Boyd, quiet English architect, is hired to build Leandro's dreams. But why is he so afraid of Leandro, and what really happened between them years before, in New York? Clare, Boyd's diffident wife, is summoned to Puglia with her stepson. At first desperate to leave, she soon finds a compelling reason to stay. Ettore, starving, poor and grieving for his lost fiancée, is too proud to ask his Uncle Leandro for help. Until events conspire to force his hand. Tensions are high as poverty leads veterans of the Great War to the brink of rebellion. And under the burning sky, a reckless love and a violent enmity will bring brutal truths to light . . .
Man and His Environment
Author: Don Ramsay Arthur
Publisher: Concept Publishing Company
JO THOMAS' HEART-WARMING NEW NOVEL SUNSET OVER THE CHERRY ORCHARD IS AVILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW 'Jo Thomas has written another stunner of a book that many weeks later I still can't get out of my head' Goodreads reviewer 'Jo's book is as rich and sweet and moreish as baklava' Milly Johnson Jo Thomas's irresistible novel transports you straight to the mountains of Crete. A gorgeous, sun-filled new read from the author of THE OYSTER CATCHER, THE OLIVE BRANCH, and LATE SUMMER IN THE VINEYARD. Perfect for fans of Jill Mansell and Carole Matthews. Sometimes you have to go back before you can move forwards... One magical summer Nell fell in love in the mountains of Crete and her life changed for ever. Eighteen years later, Nell is ready for a new beginning. When she sees a honey farm in the same hilltop town has lost its bees, the opportunity is impossible to resist. Welcomed back to Greece by the warm sun and aroma of wild thyme, Nell finds memories of her past at every turn. But much has changed since she's been away. As Nell throws herself into restoring the honey farm, she starts to unlock the truth of what happened all those years ago. She soon learns that the course of true love - just like Cretan honey - can be wild and sweet. And well worth the wait... Jo Thomas takes you there. Readers are raving about THE HONEY FARM ON THE HILL: 'Jo Thomas has the ability in her writing to take you right there' I Read Novels 'Incredibly enjoyable ... could practically smell the herbs in the air' Rachel's Random Reads 'I absolutely loved this book ... a darned good story' Julie's World of Books 'So richly imagined and so wonderfully written - highly recommended!' On My Bookshelf 'Superb escapism! ... the way the views, smells, sounds of the island are captured are spectacular' Be Reader Books 'Jo Thomas is a purveyor of dreams. I defy anybody to read this book and at the end of it not to dream a little of the Cretan life' Short Books and Scribes 'Warm, sensual and heartwarming' Books, Life and Everything 'Perfect escapist magic' Good Housekeeping 'A charming and delightful slice of escapist romantic fiction' Heat 'The ultimate cheery tale' Sun
Author: Owen McCafferty
Publisher: MIT Press
Three astute, savvy early plays from Owen McCafferty. Mojo Mickybo Mojo and Mickybo relive the summer of 1970 when they were growing up in Belfast, playing headers, building huts and re-enacting cowboy movies. An unsentimental portrayal of innocence betrayed by communal hatred. The Waiting List A monologue about a man under siege in the community where he grew up. Also includes I Won't Dance, Don't Ask Me - 'A deeply affectionate and fiercely clear-eyed portrait of a recently unemployed middle-manager slowly losing his mind' Sunday Tribune
The Full Monty
Author: Jim Davidson
Jim Davidson was brought up in south-east London, the youngest of five children of a father whose lifelong drink problem led to violent outbursts in the family home. Jim's big break as a comic came in 1976, when he won the New Faces television talent contest. Every year since then, he has starred in a top-rating, prime-time television series, and he is one of the UK's ten highest-paid television performers. While success is his trademark on screen, Davidson's private life has been nothing less than stormy, with a succession of marriages, and drinking binges which have led him into reckless, often violent situations. This is his autobiography.
Author: Katharina Zimmermann
Die Furgge, as it was originally titled, is a novel about the persecution of the Anabaptists in Switzerland in the early 18th century that is based on archival and historical research of the Emmental and the people who lived there, like Madleni Schilt and Christen Hirschi. The story has a contemporary frame that is told by a musician who, during a retreat from a demanding life in Zurich, discovers this hidden history from an elderly teacher. The shadow of the local mountain¿die Furgge¿today known as the Hohgant, looms over the text as both a hiding place for the persecuted and a symbol of home. (190pp. illus. Masthof Press, 2017.)