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The First Day
Author: Phil Harrison
Publisher: Mariner Books
ISBN: 1328505766
Pages: 224
Year: 2018-10-23
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Set in Ireland and New York, a debut novel about an affair and its explosive consequences--the sins of the father visited on the son in unexpected and irreversible ways.
The First Days (As the World Dies, Book One)
Author: Rhiannon Frater
Publisher: Tor Books
ISBN: 1429976829
Pages: 336
Year: 2011-07-05
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Rhiannon Frater's As the World Dies trilogy is an internet sensation. The first two books, The First Days and Fighting to Survive, have won the Dead Letter Award for Best Novel from Mail Order Zombie. The First Days was named one of the Best Zombie Books of the Decade by the Harrisburg Book Examiner. AmericanHorrorBlog calls Rhiannon Frater "a writer to watch." The morning that the world ends, Katie is getting ready for court and housewife Jenni is taking care of her family. Less than two hours later, they are fleeing for their lives from a zombie horde. Thrown together by circumstance, Jenni and Katie become a powerful zombie-killing partnership, mowing down zombies as they rescue Jenni's stepson, Jason, from an infected campground. They find sanctuary in a tiny, roughly fortified Texas town. There Jenni and Katie find they are both attracted to Travis, leader of the survivors; and the refugees must slaughter people they know, who have returned in zombie form. Fast-paced and exciting, filled with characters who grab your heart, The First Days: As the World Dies is the beginning of a frightening trilogy. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
The First Day of Winter
Author: Denise Fleming
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 0805073841
Pages: 32
Year: 2005-10-01
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A snowman comes alive as the child building it adds pieces during the first ten days of winter.
My First Day
Author: Steve Jenkins, Robin Page
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 054773851X
Pages: 32
Year: 2013
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Explores the first day of life for a variety of animals, from the emperor penguin to the Siberian tiger.
The First day in heaven
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Year: 1820
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Voices of the First Day
Author: Robert Lawlor
Publisher: Inner Traditions
ISBN: 0892813555
Pages: 432
Year: 1991-11-01
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Australian aboriginal people have lived in harmony with the earth for perhaps as long as 100,000 years; in their words, since the First Day. In this absorbing work, Lawlor explores the essence of their culture as a source of and guide to transforming our own world view. While not romanticizing the past or suggesting a return to the life of the hunter/gatherer, Voices of the First Day enables us to enter into the mentality of the oldest continuous culture on earth and gain insight into our own relationship with the earth and to each other. This book offers an opportunity to suspend our values, prejudices, and Eurocentrism and step into the Dreaming to discover: • A people who rejected agriculture, architecture, writing, clothing, and the subjugation of animals • A lifestyle of hunting and gathering that provided abundant food of unsurpassed nutritional value • Initiatic and ritual practices that hold the origins of all esoteric, yogic, magical, and shamanistic traditions • A sexual and emotional life that afforded diversity and fluidity as well as marital and social stability • A people who valued kinship, community, and the law of the Dreamtime as their greatest "possessions." • Language whose richness of structure and vocabulary reveals new worlds of perception and comprehension. • A people balanced between the Dreaming and the perceivable world, in harmony with all species and living each day as the First Day. Voices of the First Day is illustrated throughout with more than 100 extraordinary photographs, bark paintings, line drawings and engravings. Many of these photographs are among the earliest ever made of the Aboriginal people and are shown here for the first time.
Dad's First Day
Author: Mike Wohnoutka
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1619637456
Pages: 32
Year: 2015-07-07
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All summer Oliver and his dad played together, laughed together, sang together, and read together. Now it's time for Oliver to start school! On the first day, Oliver's dad isn't quite ready. . . . Suddenly he feels nervous. His tummy hurts, and he would rather stay home. But Oliver isn't convinced. What if the first day is really fun? What if it's the start of an exciting year? In this charming story of first-day jitters, acclaimed author and illustrator Mike Wohnoutka perfectly captures the mixed emotions felt by kids and their parents when big changes are afoot.
Lost in the City
Author: Edward P. Jones
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061748714
Pages: 288
Year: 2009-10-13
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“Original and arresting….[Jones’s] stories will touch chords of empathy and recognition in all readers.” —Washington Post “These 14 stories of African-American life…affirm humanity as only good literature can.” —Los Angeles Times A magnificent collection of short fiction focusing on the lives of African-American men and women in Washington, D.C., Lost in the City is the book that first brought author Edward P. Jones to national attention. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and numerous other honors for his novel The Known World, Jones made his literary debut with these powerful tales of ordinary people who live in the shadows in this metropolis of great monuments and rich history. Lost in the City received the Pen/Hemingway Award for Best First Fiction and was a National Book Award Finalist. This beautiful 20th Anniversary Edition features a new introduction by the author, and is a wonderful companion piece to Jones’s masterful novel and his second acclaimed collection of stories, All Aunt Hagar’s Children.
As on the First Day
Author: George R. H. Wright
Publisher: Brill Archive
ISBN: 9004081720
Pages: 174
Year: 1987
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First Day on Earth
Author: Cecil Castellucci
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545388104
Pages: 160
Year: 2011-11-01
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A startling, wonderful novel about the true meaning of being an alien in an equally alien world. "We are specks. Pieces of dust in this universe. Big nothings." "I know what I am." Mal lives on the fringes of high school. Angry. Misunderstood. Yet loving the world -- or, at least, an idea of the world. Then he meets Hooper. Who says he's from another planet. And may be going home very soon.
Mae's First Day of School
Author: Kate Berube
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1683353749
Pages: 32
Year: 2018-07-10
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As Mae's first day of school approaches she decides she IS. NOT. GOING. School is scary! What if the other kids don't like her? Or what if she's the only one who doesn't know how to write? Or what if she misses her mom? Mae's anxiety only builds as she walks to school. But then she meets Rosie and Ms. Pearl. Will making new friends show her that they can conquer their fears together?
The First Day at Gettysburg
Author: Gary W. Gallagher
Publisher: Kent State University Press
ISBN: 0873384571
Pages: 174
Year: 1992-01
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Many writers have argued that the Battle of Gettysburg represented the turning point of the Civil War, after which the Confederate fortunes moved inexorably toward defeat. Often overshadowed by more famous events on the second and third day, the initial phase of the contest offers very interesting problems of leadership.
The Decameron First Day in Perspective
Author: Elissa Weaver
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 080208589X
Pages: 270
Year: 2004
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These essays provide critical readings of the Proem, Introduction and ten stories which make up the first of the ten "days" of storytelling in Boccaccio's "Decameron". It aims to be a important guide to reading the complex series of narratives that constitute the work's opening.
The First Day of the Blitz
Author: Peter Stansky
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300125569
Pages: 212
Year: 2007
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On September 7, 1940, the Blitz began. The bombing of London, by over one thousand planes on that night alone, was recognised at the time as being a direct measure to break the country's resistance. This book tells of the impact that this terror from the skies had on British people and the course of war.
Gettysburg--The First Day
Author: Harry W. Pfanz
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 0807898406
Pages: 496
Year: 2011-07-01
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For good reason, the second and third days of the Battle of Gettysburg have received the lion's share of attention from historians. With this book, however, the critical first day's fighting finally receives its due. After sketching the background of the Gettysburg campaign and recounting the events immediately preceding the battle, Harry Pfanz offers a detailed tactical description of events of the first day. He describes the engagements in McPherson Woods, at the Railroad Cuts, on Oak Ridge, on Seminary Ridge, and at Blocher's Knoll, as well as the retreat of Union forces through Gettysburg and the Federal rally on Cemetery Hill. Throughout, he draws on deep research in published and archival sources to challenge many long-held assumptions about the battle.

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