Birds of Paradise A Novel

Author: Diana Abu-Jaber
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393082946
Format: PDF, Docs
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“A full-course meal, a rich, complex and memorable story that will leave you lingering gratefully at [Abu-Jaber’s] table.”—Ron Charles, Washington Post At thirteen, Felice Muir ran away from home to punish herself for some horrible thing she had done—leaving a hole in the hearts of her pastry-chef mother, her real estate attorney father, and her foodie-entrepreneurial brother. After five years of scrounging for food, drugs, and shelter on Miami Beach, Felice is now turning eighteen, and she and the family she left behind must reckon with the consequences of her actions—and make life-affirming choices about what matters to them most, now and in the future.

The birds of paradise

Author: Michael Everett
Publisher: Book Sales
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Original paintings and photographs and classic nineteenth-century artwork embellish descriptions of the displays, dances, and nests of the exotically plumaged birds

The Lost Birds of Paradise

Author: Errol Fuller
Publisher: Voyageur Press
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Natural History claimed, "A glorious collection of science and art, geography and history, romance and rigor. It is a reassessment of a group of twenty birds ... that had lost their species status in the bird of paradise family and were largely forgotten by science for more than sixty years".

The Birds of Paradise

Author: Paul Scott
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022608809X
Format: PDF, ePub
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Paul Scott is most famous for his much-beloved tetralogy The Raj Quartet, an epic that chronicles the end of the British rule in India with a cast of vividly and memorably drawn characters. Inspired by Scott’s own time spent in India during World War II, this powerful novel provides valuable insight into how foreign lands changed the British who worked and fought in them, hated and loved them. A coming of age tale, The Birds of Paradise is the story of a boy and his childhood friendship with the daughter of a British diplomat and the son of the Raja. Scott artfully brings his young narrator’s voice to life with evocative language and an eye for detail, capturing the pangs of childhood and the bittersweet fog of memory with nostalgic yet immediate prose

Pictura Birds of Paradise

Author: Kerry Lemon
Publisher: Echo Publishing
ISBN: 9781760402624
Format: PDF
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Delve into the fascinating world of Birds of Paradise - from their beautiful plumes to their quirky mating rituals. Unfold a Pictura and you'll find a concertina of art just waiting for you to make it your own. Colour it in a little or colour it in a lot - there are no rules! Pictura provides beautiful, detailed art to collect and colour, and highlights the real benefits of colouring-in - enhanced connectivity in the brain, increased focus and an opportunity to lose oneself in a creative act while disconnecting from everyday stresses. This beautiful black-and-white series is now available in a poster book format New larger format and colour cover - excellent value Colouring-in IS for adults and has many benefits: it relieves stress, enhances connectivity in the brain, increases focus and improves cognitive function. Created by some of the world's most respected illustrators, Pictura makes beautiful art available for everyone to colour in. Unfold a Pictura and you'll find a piece of art just waiting for you to make it your own. Colour in a little, colour in a lot. There are no rules. It's your for the making. Once complete, detach and display your artwork in the frame.

Birds of Paradise

Publisher: Hardie Grant
ISBN: 9781784880675
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Fly away from the stresses and strains of everyday life and lose yourself in a paradisiacal world of color Using a mixture of repeat bird patterns and motifs as well as more intricate birdlife scenes, these beautifully illustrated designs help your mind to focus and will release your inner creativity. Birds of Paradise allows you to switch off from the world around you, slow down and, enjoy the therapeutic benefits of coloring-in. With over 50 hand-drawn illustrations and a sheet of metallic stickers at the back of the book, your imagination can truly run riot.

Birds of Paradise

Author: Tim Laman
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 1426209584
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Examines the extraordinary plumage, behavior, and conservation successes of all thirty-nine bird of paradise species, and includes images of previously unrepresented birds from remote New Guinea.