LION

LION Author Saroo Brierley
ISBN-10 9783843709705
Release 2014-10-10
Pages 304
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Es ist ein Tag wie jeder andere im Leben des fünfjährigen Saroo: Auf dem Bahnhof einer indischen Kleinstadt sucht er nach Münzen und Essensresten. Schließlich schläft er vor Erschöpfung in einem wartenden Zug ein. Der fährt den kleinen Jungen ans andere Ende von Indien, nach Kalkutta. Völlig alleine an einem der gefährlichsten Orte der Welt schlägt er sich wochenlang auf der Straße durch, landet im Waisenhaus und gelangt so zu den Brierleys, die Saroo ein neues Zuhause in Australien schenken. Fünfundzwanzig Jahre später macht sich Saroo mit Hilfe von Google Earth auf die Suche nach seiner leiblichen Familie. Am Bildschirm fährt er Nacht für Nacht das Zugnetz von Indien ab. Das Unglaubliche passiert: Er findet ein Dorf, das dem Bild in seiner Erinnerung entspricht – und macht sich auf den Weg ...



Lion

Lion Author Deirdre Jackson
ISBN-10 9781861897350
Release 2010-05-15
Pages 236
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Although the lion is not the largest, fastest or most lethal animal, its position as king of beasts has rarely been challenged. Since Palaeolithic times, lions have fascinated people, and due to its gallant mane, knowing eyes, and distinctive roar, the animal continues to beguile us today. In Lion, Deirdre Jackson paints a fresh portrait of this regal beast, drawing on folktales, the latest scientific research, and even lion-tamers’ memoirs, as well as other little-known sources to tell the story of lions famous and anonymous, familiar and surprising. Majestic, noble, brave—the lion is an animal that has occupied a great place in the human imagination, inspiring countless myths, lore and legends. As well, this creative relationship has abounded in visual culture—painted on wood and canvas, chiseled in stone, hammered in metal, and tucked between the pages of medieval manuscripts, lions have often represented divinity, dignity, and danger. In Lion Jackson summarizes the latest findings of field biologists and offers in-depth analyses of works of art, literature, oral traditions, plays, and films. She is a peerless guide on a memorable visual and cultural safari.



American Lion

American Lion Author Jon Meacham
ISBN-10 158836822X
Release 2008-11-11
Pages 512
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The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and changed Washington forever Andrew Jackson, his intimate circle of friends, and his tumultuous times are at the heart of this remarkable book about the man who rose from nothing to create the modern presidency. Beloved and hated, venerated and reviled, Andrew Jackson was an orphan who fought his way to the pinnacle of power, bending the nation to his will in the cause of democracy. Jackson’s election in 1828 ushered in a new and lasting era in which the people, not distant elites, were the guiding force in American politics. Democracy made its stand in the Jackson years, and he gave voice to the hopes and the fears of a restless, changing nation facing challenging times at home and threats abroad. To tell the saga of Jackson’s presidency, acclaimed author Jon Meacham goes inside the Jackson White House. Drawing on newly discovered family letters and papers, he details the human drama–the family, the women, and the inner circle of advisers– that shaped Jackson’s private world through years of storm and victory. One of our most significant yet dimly recalled presidents, Jackson was a battle-hardened warrior, the founder of the Democratic Party, and the architect of the presidency as we know it. His story is one of violence, sex, courage, and tragedy. With his powerful persona, his evident bravery, and his mystical connection to the people, Jackson moved the White House from the periphery of government to the center of national action, articulating a vision of change that challenged entrenched interests to heed the popular will– or face his formidable wrath. The greatest of the presidents who have followed Jackson in the White House–from Lincoln to Theodore Roosevelt to FDR to Truman–have found inspiration in his example, and virtue in his vision. Jackson was the most contradictory of men. The architect of the removal of Indians from their native lands, he was warmly sentimental and risked everything to give more power to ordinary citizens. He was, in short, a lot like his country: alternately kind and vicious, brilliant and blind; and a man who fought a lifelong war to keep the republic safe–no matter what it took.



Mac OS X Lion Portable Genius

Mac OS X Lion Portable Genius Author Dwight Spivey
ISBN-10 9783527760107
Release 2012-02-06
Pages 418
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Dieser handliche Begleiter bietet Ihnen die hilfreichsten Informationen zum neuen Betriebssystem von Apple. Erfahren Sie alles ber Mac OS X Lion und lernen Sie mit vielen hilfreichen Tipps und Tricks den Lwen zu bndigen. Informationen rund um das neue Betriebssystem angefangen von einfachen Aufgaben wie das Starten von Mac OS X Lion bis hin zu hilfreichen Tipps zu den neuesten spannenden Features machen diese tragbare Genius Bar zu Ihrem neuen Lieblingsbuch.



The Lion and the Tiger

The Lion and the Tiger Author Denis Judd
ISBN-10 0192803581
Release 2004
Pages 234
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An authoritative and lively account of the long and controversial history of the British in India, from the foundation of the East India Company in 1600; to Ghandi's innovative leadership of the increasingly militant Indian Nationalist movement: and finally to Lord Mountbatten's 'swift surgeryof partition', leaving behind the Independent states of India and Pakistan.Against this epic backdrop, Judd explores the consequences of British control for both Indians and the British in India.What was the effect on their daily lives, and on the lives they were effectively controlling? Were the British intent on development or exploitation? Were they a 'civilizing'force? Easy answers are avoided, and difficult questions provoked in this fascinating book.



The adventures of king Richard Coeur de Lion

The adventures of king Richard Coeur de Lion Author James White
ISBN-10 OXFORD:600078172
Release 1791
Pages
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Fire Lion

Fire Lion Author Margaret McAllister
ISBN-10 0192751468
Release 2001-12-06
Pages 92
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A mystery story about a ghost trapped in a house which slips in and out of different periods in history. She is trapped by her own fear of the Fire Lion which she is sure lives in the locked cupboard. The ghost appeals to the boy who lives in the house for his help to release her spirit from the house.



Erfolg

Erfolg Author Lion Feuchtwanger
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105002285455
Release 1993
Pages 782
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The Serengeti Lion

The Serengeti Lion Author George B. Schaller
ISBN-10 0226736601
Release 2009-10-15
Pages 504
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Based on three years of study in the Serengeti National Park, George B. Schaller’s The Serengeti Lion describes the vast impact of the lion and other predators on the vast herds of wildebeest, zebra, and gazelle for which the area is famous. The most comprehensive book available on the lion, this classic work includes the author’s findings on all aspects of lion behavior, including its social system, population dynamics, hunting behavior, and predation patterns. “If you have only enough time to read one book about field biology, this is the one I recommend.”—Edward O. Wilson, Science “This book conveys not only the fascination of its particular study of lion behavior but the drama and wonder and beauty of the intimate interdependence of all living things.”—Saturday Review “This is an important book, not just for its valuable information on lions, but for its broad, open, and intelligent approach to problems that cut across the fields of behavior, populations, ecology, wildlife management, evolution, anthropology, and comparative biology.”—Richard G. Van Gelder, Bioscience



The Nittany Lion An Illustrated Tale

The Nittany Lion  An Illustrated Tale Author
ISBN-10 0271039108
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Pig Pig Meets the Lion

Pig Pig Meets the Lion Author David McPhail
ISBN-10 9781607340805
Release 2012-02-01
Pages 32
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A friendly lion escapes from the local zoo and Pig Pig wants to keep him.



Venice Lion City

Venice  Lion City Author Garry Wills
ISBN-10 9780671047641
Release 2002-09-03
Pages 416
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A unique historical perspective on Venice, one of the world's most fascinating cities, during the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, is told through the art, which is connected to its imperial religion and which details the labor, warfare, government, prayer, and discipline of the time. Reprint.



Una and the Lion

Una and the Lion Author
ISBN-10 HARVARD:32044080803414
Release 1871
Pages 22
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LION DANCER T 1 ZZSC00084

LION DANCER T 1        ZZSC00084 Author Kate Waters
ISBN-10 9780590430470
Release 1990-12-01
Pages 32
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Describes six-year-old Ernie Wong's preparations, at home and in school, for the Chinese New Year celebrations and his first public performance of the lion dance.



The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion  the Witch and the Wardrobe Author C.S Lewis
ISBN-10 9781849435499
Release 2012-05-28
Pages 88
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When this adaptation of C. S. Lewis’s classic children’s story opened at the RSC Stratford in November 1998, it received rave reviews and broke box office records. Four children are evacuated from London during the Blitz. While exploring the Professor’s house, they stumble across the gateway to another world, and the adventure begins. The land of Narnia is under the spell of the wicked White Witch, and the four very quickly find themselves caught up in a deadly struggle between good and evil.



Blood of the Lion

Blood of the Lion Author John McRae
ISBN-10 0882905090
Release 1994
Pages 240
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Blood of the Lion is an exciting historical novel that offers a sweeping view of the turbulent era chronicled in the opening pages of the Book of Mormon. It weaves the factual threads of scriptural and ancient history into an action-packed, romantic saga that makes Lehi, Nephi, and their family come vividly alive. the familiar scriptural account becomes a spectacular epic filled with action, romance, faith and insights into the characters' motivations. Tender romantic interludes between Lehi's sons and the daughters of Ishmael and seething hatred Laman develops for Nephi make this a riveting fictional account of real people and real events in early Book of Mormon history.



Apple OS X Lion

Apple OS X Lion Author Uthelm Bechtel
ISBN-10 9783827331007
Release 2011
Pages 412
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