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Hidden Waters

By Catherine Cowles
  • ISBN Code: : 1951936132
  • Publisher : The PageSmith LLC
  • Pages : 392
  • Category : Fiction
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My family tried to break me. But, somehow, I made it out alive, even though the wounds from that survival are forever carved into my bones. Now, my only wish is for…normal. To know what it’s like to have friends, a job, a home. The last thing I want is for my new roommate to see the scars I’m so desperate to keep hidden, especially not the ruggedly handsome man who steals my breath and sends my heart into overdrive. But something tells me that Beckett has demons, too. I see it in the shadows haunting his gorgeous eyes and the way he looks at me with gentle understanding. As our unlikely friendship becomes so much more, forces from my life slink out of the shadows. And we could both lose everything we’ve fought so hard for—down to our very last breaths… ***** Read what reviewers are saying about Hidden Waters: "The Tattered & Torn series is one of my ultimate favorites and Hidden Waters is book three of the reasons why. A romance that combines family saga, searing chemistry, and thrilling suspense—Hidden Waters is another 2022 must-read from Catherine Cowles!— Samantha Young, New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street Series. "I absolutely LOVED Hidden Waters. It's everything amazing about a small town romance...family, secrets, old wounds, unforgettable connections, plus the sweetest love story that had my heart soaring. Mixed with that suspense that is so distinctly Catherine Cowles, it's an absolute must read! Addie and Beckett were magic together!" - A.L. Jackson New York Times Bestselling Author ***** Read what others are saying about Catherine Cowles: "I fell in love with these characters, with the writing, and with this unexpected story. I can't recommend it enough!" - Alessandra Torre, New York Times Bestseller “Cowles writes fresh, addicting, and intensely beautiful stories!” - Susan Stoker, New York Times Bestseller "Catherine Cowles has a way of pulling the reader into the world she has created and leaves you there for days after you have read the last page." - Kelly Elliott, New York Times Bestseller “I walked away knowing I would read every single thing this talented new author ever writes." - Natasha is a Book Junkie *** Perfect for fans of Kristen Ashley, Corinne Michaels, Nora Roberts, and Devney Perry.

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  • Pdf File: rebuilding-the-kāinga.pdf

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An understanding of the ways of our tūpuna, coupled with the best of new thinking from New Zealand and abroad, has significant potential for sustainable housing models. Colonial settlement and the discriminatory policies of successive governments have challenged Māori connections to whenua and kāinga. Today, home ownership rates for Māori are well below the national average and Māori are over-represented in the statistics of substandard housing. Rebuilding the Kāinga charts the recent resurgence of contemporary papakāinga on whenua Māori. Reframing Māori housing as a Treaty issue, Kake envisions a future where Māori are supported to build businesses and affordable homes on whānau, hapū or Treaty settlement lands. The implications of this approach, Kake writes, are transformative.

What Is Water?

By Jamie Linton
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  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Book Code : 077485913X
  • Total of Pages : 352
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 349
  • Pdf File: what-is-water.pdf

Book Short Summary:

We all know what water is, and we often take it for granted. But the spectre of a worldwide water crisis suggests that there might be something fundamentally wrong with the way we think about water. Jamie Linton dives into the history of water as an abstract concept, stripped of its environmental, social, and cultural contexts. Reduced to a scientific abstraction – to mere H20 – this concept has given modern society licence to dam, divert, and manipulate water with apparent impunity. Part of the solution to the water crisis involves reinvesting water with social content, thus altering the way we see water. An original take on a deceptively complex issue, What Is Water? offers a fresh approach to a fundamental problem.

Water Resource Management

By David E. McNabb
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3319548166
  • Total of Pages : 465
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 141
  • Pdf File: water-resource-management.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book is about how water managers in the United States are responding to the call for increased effort to achieve sustainable supplies of clean fresh water for present and future generations. The author, himself a participant in the water supply chain, demonstrates that while water is indeed one of life’s most essential commodities, in many parts of the United States it is one of the most stressed resources. Throughout the book the author illustrates both the good and the bad efforts taken or not taken by water and wastewater management with real life examples. This book will appeal to the educators, students, volunteers, elected officials, regulators, and other participants with a role in helping the suppliers of water and wastewater services to achieve their goals providing clean, safe water on a sustainable basis.

Blood Ninja

By Nick Lake
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1416998306
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 933
  • Pdf File: blood-ninja.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Could Taro, a fisherman’s son, be destined for greatness? In the course of a day, Taro’s entire life changes: His father is murdered before his eyes, and Taro is taken by a mysterious ninja on a perilous journey toward safety. Someone wants Taro dead, but who—and why? With his best friend, Hiro, and their ninja guide, Shusaku, Taro gets caught in the crossfire of a bitter conflict between rival lords for control of imperial Japan. As Taro trains to become a ninja himself, he’s less and less sure that he wants to be one. But when his real identity is revealed, it becomes impossible for Taro to turn his back on his fate.

Resolving Water Conflicts Workbook

By Lynette de Silva,Chris Maser
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Book Code : 1000479137
  • Total of Pages : 268
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 995
  • Pdf File: resolving-water-conflicts-workbook.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book works to build trust, consensus, and capacity to enhance understanding through a water conflict management framework designed to bolster collaborative skills. Built on case-studies analysis and hands-on real-life applications, it addresses issues of water insecurity of marginalized systems and communities, global water viability, institutional resilience, and the inclusion of faith-based traditions for climate action. The authors assess the complexities of climate challenges and explain how to create sustainable, effective, and efficient water approaches for an improved ecological and socioeconomic future within the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.

Tarot and the Archetypal Journey

By Sallie Nichols
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  • Publisher : Weiser Books
  • Book Code : 1633411184
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 270
  • Pdf File: tarot-and-the-archetypal-journey.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This highly innovative work presents a piercing interpretation of the tarot in terms of Jungian psychology. Through analogies to the humanities, mythology, and the graphic arts, the significance of the cards is related to personal growth and what Jung termed "individuation." The Major Arcana becomes a map of life, and the hero's journey becomes something that each individual can relate to one's personal life. "Sallie Nichols, in her profound investigation of the Tarot has performed an immense service. Her book enriches and helps us to understand the awesome responsibilities laid upon consciousness. She has done this not in an arid fashion but derived from her own experience of the Tarot and its strangely translucent lights. As a result her book not only lives but quickens life in whomever it touches." --Laurens van der Post

Thinking of Water in the Early Second Temple Period

By Ehud Ben Zvi,Christoph Levin
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  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Book Code : 3110349663
  • Total of Pages : 501
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 222
  • Pdf File: thinking-of-water-in-the-early-second-temple-period.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Water is a vital resource and is widely acknowledged as such. Thus it often serves as an ideological and linguistic symbol that stands for and evokes concepts central within a community. This volume explores ‘thinking of water’ and concepts expressed through references to water within the symbolic system of the late Persian/early Hellenistic period and as it does so it sheds light on the social mindscape of the early Second Temple community.

The Water We Eat

By Marta Antonelli,Francesca Greco
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3319163930
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 625
  • Pdf File: the-water-we-eat.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book pursues a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach in order to analyze the relationship between water and food security. It demonstrates that most of the world’s economies lack sufficient water resources to secure their populations’ food requirements and are thus virtual importers of water. One of the most inspiring cases, which this book is rooted in, is Italy: the third largest net virtual water importer on earth. The book also shows that the sustainability of water depends on the extent to which societies recognize and take into account its value and contribution to agricultural production. Due to the large volumes of water required for food production, water and food security are in fact inextricably linked. Contributions from leading international experts and scholars in the field use the concepts of virtual water and water footprints to explain this relationship, with an eye to the empirical examples of wine, tomato and pasta production in Italy. This book provides a valuable resource for all researchers, professionals, policymakers and everyone else interested in water and food security.

Lucretius I

By Thomas Nail
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  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Book Code : 1474434681
  • Total of Pages : 281
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 613
  • Pdf File: lucretius-i.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Thomas Nail argues convincingly and systematically that Lucretius was not an atomist, but a thinker of kinetic flux. In doing so, he completely overthrows the interpretive foundations of modern scientific materialism, whose philosophical origins lie in the atomic reading of Lucretius' immensely influential book De Rerum Natura. This means that Lucretius was not the revolutionary harbinger of modern science as Greenblatt and others have argued; he was its greatest victim. Nail re-reads De Rerum Natura to offer us a new Lucretius--a Lucretius for today.

Sarai, High Priestess of Ur: the Journey

By R. E. Joyce
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 9781449039776
  • Total of Pages : 348
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 948
  • Pdf File: sarai-high-priestess-of-ur.pdf

Book Short Summary:

If you enjoyed The Red Tent you will likely also enjoy Sarai, High Priestess of Ur, as this story unfolds the hidden early life of the first matriarch of Genesis and her journey towards her destiny. The Bible defines Sarah as the obedient wife of the Patriarch Abraham. The jewish priests who wrote Genesis more than a thousand years after Sarah allegedly lived defined her role for her in accordance with their beliefs. But some scholars believe that Sarah was a priestess, not only a priestess but a high priestess serving the Goddess Inanna in the temple at Ur. This novel presents Sarah as the High Priestess who celebrates the Sacred Marriage ritual with kings and pharaohs to confirm their right to rule. But an adventurous journey begins when Sarah rejects the "sacred" laws of Ur's priesthood and she must flee for her life!