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Author : Robert N. Munsch
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 36 pages
File Size : 42,5 Mb
Release : 2003
Category : Fathers and daughters
ISBN : 0439639964

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After her grandfather's funeral, Sarah wakes her father in the middle of the night so they can go to the lighthouse her grandfather loved and remember other night-time visits there.

Light Years

Author : Caroline Woodward
Publisher : Harbour Publishing
Page : 224 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2015-09-05
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781550177282

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In 2007, Caroline Woodward was itching for a change. With an established career in book-selling and promotion, four books of her own and having raised a son with her husband, Jeff, she yearned for adventure and to re-ignite her passion for writing. Jeff was tired of piecing together low-paying part-time jobs and, with Caroline’s encouragement, applied for a position as a relief lightkeeper on a remote North Pacific island. They endured lonely months of living apart, but the way of life rejuvenated Jeff and inspired Caroline to contemplate serious shifts in order to accompany him. When a permanent position for a lighthouse keeper became available, Caroline quit her job and joined Jeff on the lights. Caroline soon learned that the lighthouse-keeping life does not consist of long, empty hours in which to write. The reality is hard physical labour, long stretches of isolation and the constant threat of de-staffing. Beginning with a 3:30 a.m. weather report, the days are filled with maintaining the light station buildings, sea sampling, radio communication, beach cleanup, wildlife encounters and everything in between. As for dangerous rescue missions or dramatic shipwrecks—that kind of excitement is rare. “So far the only life I know I’ve saved is my own,” she says, with her trademark dry wit. Yet Caroline is exhilarated by the scenic coastline with its drizzle and fog, seabirds and whales, and finds time to grow a garden and, as anticipated, write. Told with eloquent introspection and an eye for detail, Light Years is the personal account of a lighthouse keeper in twenty-first century British Columbia—an account that details Caroline’s endurance of extreme climatic, interpersonal and medical challenges, as well as the practical and psychological aspects of living a happy, healthy, useful and creative life in isolation.

Beatrice and Croc Harry

Author : Lawrence Hill
Publisher : HarperCollins
Page : 310 pages
File Size : 41,8 Mb
Release : 2022-01-11
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9781443463379

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One of Canada’s most celebrated author’s debut novel for young readers Beatrice, a young girl of uncertain age, wakes up all alone in a tree house in the forest. How did she arrive in this cozy dwelling, stocked carefully with bookshelves and oatmeal accoutrements? And who has been leaving a trail of clues, composed in delicate purple handwriting? So begins the adventure of a brave and resilient Black girl’s search for identity and healing in bestselling author Lawrence Hill’s middle-grade debut. Though Beatrice cannot recall how or why she arrived in the magical forest of Argilia—where every conceivable fish, bird, mammal and reptile coexist, and any creature with a beating heart can communicate with any other—something within tells her that beyond this forest is a family that is waiting anxiously for her return. Just outside her tree-house door lives Beatrice’s most unlikely ally, the enormous and mercurial King Crocodile Croc Harry, who just may have a secret of his own. As they form an unusual truce and work toward their common goal, Beatrice and Croc Harry will learn more about their forest home than they ever could have imagined. And what they learn about themselves may destroy Beatrice’s chances of returning home forever.

The Lighthouse

Author : Christopher Parker
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 368 pages
File Size : 55,5 Mb
Release : 2021-10-26
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 099514950X

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Amy Tucker is struggling to put her life back together following the death of her mother. The loss has left the eighteen-year-old heartbroken, and she doesn't know if her world will ever be whole again. Meanwhile, in Seabrook, a small town famous for its haunted lighthouse, Ryan Porter lives a simple but busy life, maintaining the ranch which he shares with his father. Separated by hundreds of miles, yet drawn to each other by forces they can't understand, Amy and Ryan spend a magical day together and quickly forge a deep connection. But all is not what it seems in Seabrook and when strange events begin happening around town, they question if their meeting really was an accident at all. Trusting in themselves and in each other, they attempt to unravel the mystery of why fate has brought them together, and in doing so they embark on an unforgettable journey of self-discovery, a journey that leads straight to the heart of Seabrook's mysterious lighthouse where they uncover the most shocking secret of all... a secret that will change the course of their lives forever.

Lighthouses of America

Author : Tom Beard
Publisher : Rizzoli Publications
Page : 178 pages
File Size : 55,9 Mb
Release : 2017-08-01
Category : Photography
ISBN : 9781599621401

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A spectacular collection of America’s most iconic and stunning lighthouses. Through gorgeous photography, this book celebrates these unique and magnificent beacons and their history. The construction of lighthouses began as this new nation’s first public-works project in 1789 and established the United States as a maritime world power by making ports safe for navigation. These structures—many still active and serving their original purpose even in the era of global positioning systems—are living museums, yet they often prove difficult to access for visitors due to their necessary remoteness. From Maine’s West Quoddy Head on the easternmost headlands to the iconic Cape Hatteras Lighthouse, and the West Coast lighthouses from New Point Loma to New Dungeness and Michigan’s Grand Haven Pier Lighthouse, the images here will delight both the armchair traveler and those who have taken the back roads or trekked across sandy beaches to visit these special and often artful buildings. This is a great gift for lovers of lighthouses, boaters, and those who live or dream of living on the seashore.

Hello Lighthouse

Author : Sophie Blackall
Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Page : 48 pages
File Size : 55,8 Mb
Release : 2018-04-10
Category : Juvenile Fiction
ISBN : 9780316362375

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Hello Lighthouse by Sophie Blackall Pdf

A beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor! Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs drift by. Outside, there is water all around. Inside, the daily life of a lighthouse keeper and his family unfolds as the keeper boils water for tea, lights the lamp's wick, and writes every detail in his logbook. Step back in time and through the door of this iconic lighthouse into a cozy dollhouse-like interior with the extraordinary award-winning artist Sophie Blackall.

To the Lighthouse

Author : Virginia Woolf
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Page : 222 pages
File Size : 42,8 Mb
Release : 2023-06-27
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781667203010

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Virginia Woolf’s classic modernist novel, To the Lighthouse, draws from her own life and experiences. Hailed as one of the greatest works of modernist fiction, Virginia Woolf’s semi-autobiographical novel about the Ramsay family explores the themes of perspective, interpersonal relationships, and the complexity of human experience. Woolf’s use of shifting points of view in the narrative highlights how each person sees and experiences events in their own way. As conflict and grief impact the Ramsays throughout their time on Scotland’s Isle of Skye, the reader is pulled into Woolf’s own life.

The Lighthouse

Author : Michael O'Brien
Publisher : Ignatius Press
Page : 203 pages
File Size : 50,8 Mb
Release : 2020-08-11
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781621643661

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Ethan McQuarry is a young lighthouse keeper on a tiny island, the rugged outcropping of easternmost Cape Breton Island on the Atlantic Ocean. A man without any family, he sees himself as a silent "vigilant", performing his duties courageously year after year, with an admirable sense of responsibility. He cherishes his solitude and is grateful that his interactions with human beings are rare. Even so, he is haunted by his aloneness in the world and by a feeling that his life is meaningless. His courage, his integrity, his love of the sea and wildlife, of practical skills and of learning are, in the end, not enough. He is faced with internal storms and sometimes literal storms of terrifying power. From time to time he becomes aware that messengers are sent to him from what he calls "the awakeness" in existence, "the listeningness." But he cannot at first recognize them as messengers nor understand what they might be telling him, until he finds himself caught up in catastrophic events, and begins to see the mysterious undercurrents of reality—and the hidden face of love. "They that go down to the sea in ships, trading upon the waters, they see the works of the Lord and his wonders in the deep." - Psalm 107: 23

The Lighthouse

Author : Fran Dorricott
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Page : 315 pages
File Size : 52,7 Mb
Release : 2022-02-03
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780008449346

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‘A spooky rollercoaster of a book. Lots of twists and turns – I loved it’ Simon McCleave ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ No one expected them to go there. The question is: will any of them leave?

The Lighthouse

Author : Alison Moore
Publisher : Biblioasis
Page : 192 pages
File Size : 47,6 Mb
Release : 2017-07-10
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781771961462

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Futh, a middle-aged, recently separated man heads to Germany for a restorative walking holiday. During his circular walk along the Rhine, he contemplates the formative moments of his childhood. At the end of the week, Futh returns to what he sees as the sanctuary of the Hellhaus hotel, unaware of the events which have been unfolding there in his absence.

The Lighthouse

Author : P. D. James
Publisher : Faber & Faber
Page : 336 pages
File Size : 53,8 Mb
Release : 2008-09-04
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780571247042

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Now a major Channel 5 series 'The Queen of Crime.' New York Times Combe Island off the Cornish coast is a restful retreat for the rich and the powerful. But the peace of the island is violated when one of its distinguished visitors is murdered. Adam Dalgliesh is called in to solve the mystery quickly and discreetly, but at a difficult time for him and his depleted team. Hardly have the team begun to unravel the complicated motives of the suspects that there is a second brutal killing and the whole investigation is jeopardised when Dalgliesh is faced with a danger more insidious and as potentially fatal as murder. 'P. D. James on top form . . . you will love it.' Spectator 'Has enough twists, turns and false leads to keep one gripped throughout.' Mail On Sunday

Yellow Jessamine

Author : Caitlin Starling
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 55,6 Mb
Release : 2020-09-05
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 1952086035

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The Lighthouse Witches

Author : C.J. Cooke
Publisher : HarperCollins
Page : 392 pages
File Size : 49,9 Mb
Release : 2021-09-30
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9780008354718

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Don’t miss the brand-new chilling gothic thriller from the bestselling author . . .

On Lighthouses

Author : Jazmina Barrera
Publisher : Unknown
Page : 128 pages
File Size : 44,9 Mb
Release : 2022-05-10
Category : Electronic
ISBN : 1949641341

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On Lighthouses by Jazmina Barrera Pdf

Equal parts personal memoir and literary history, Jazmina Barrera's "collection" of lighthouses explores the allure of loneliness and asks how we use it to create meaning

Lighthouse and Lightships

Author : William Henry Davenport Adams
Publisher : Palala Press
Page : 330 pages
File Size : 45,7 Mb
Release : 1870
Category : History
ISBN : UOM:39015010834136

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