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Letters from the Antipodes

The Chronicle of a Small Boat Circumnavigator

by Benjamin E. Wells

  • 295 Want to read
  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Authorhouse .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Personal Memoirs,
  • Travelers,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11640458M
    ISBN 10140339766X
    ISBN 109781403397669
    OCLC/WorldCa52483170

    Big subjects like history, religion, and science mingle awkwardly with Tolkien-like fantasy in Hansen's first solo fiction&#;all about an aging doctor who finds spiritual solace in an imaginary continent inhabited by game pieces. When the story, told in letters and flashbacks, opens, the flood of is threatening the Uyterhoeven home in Dayton, Ohio. Mrs. Uyterhoeven has just died, and. Big subjects like history, religion, and science mingle awkwardly with Tolkien-like fantasy in Hansen's first solo fictionall about an aging doctor who finds spiritual solace in an imaginary continent inhabited by game pieces. When the story, told in letters and flashbacks, opens, the flood of is threatening the Uyterhoeven home in Dayton, Ohio. Mrs. Uyterhoeven has just died, and an old Author: Brooks Hansen.

    This book will be the first study to focus exclusively on presentations of the antipodes. Taking into account maps, letters, book illustrations, travel writing, poetry, and drama, Goldie reveals that the history of the idea of the antipodes might be seen as different modes or discourses: mathematical and geographical in the earliest era, cartographical and kinetic in the medieval period. Letters From the Manse, first published in and reprinted for the second time in , is a book of letters written between and by the author. These letters chronicle sixteen months in the life of a United Church Minister's wife, including her difficulties in learning to cook, clean, entertain, and care for her husband and baby.

      Washington’s Letters About Literature Champions Announced! Past Letters About Literature programs; Antipodes by Michele Bacon Washington Center for the Book c/o The Seattle Public Library Fourth Ave. Seattle, WA Jane Alison recounts her and her stepsister’s conflicted history after their parents swap partners. With the insight of a novelist and the language of a poet, Jane Alison, author of "The Love-Artist," "The Marriage of the Sea," and "Natives and Exotics," begins her memoir, "The Sisters Antipodes," with the kind of shockeroo statement guaranteed to win the best-first-sentence award: "In


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Butor, Michel. Letters from the Antipodes. Athens, Ohio: Ohio University Press, © (OCoLC) COVID Resources.

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Antipodes is the journal of the American Association of Australasian Literary Studies (AAALS). Antipodes publishes critical essays on any aspect of Australian and New Zealand literature and culture, as well as fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction by Australian and New Zealand authors.

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Geography. The antipode of any place on the Earth is the place that is diametrically opposite it, so a line drawn from the one to the other passes through the centre of the Earth and forms a true diameter.

For example, the antipodes of New Zealand's lower North Island lie in Spain. News from the Antipodes is a beautifully produced volume that makes a significant contribution to the history of the LDS mission in Australia in the early twentieth contemporary Mormon mission journals survive, and it would be good to see them published, but none that I have seen were written with the insight, descriptive skill and humor that make this book so enjoyable to read.5/5(2).

Revolving around 12 letters sent by a 19th-century Dutch physician from South Africa to his wife and friends back in Dayton, Ohio, at the turn of the century, this "improbable, brilliant tale describe(s) a visit to an imaginary place, the Antipodes, where Dr.

Uyterhoeven encounters fabulous creatures, has bizarre adventures, and endures trials" (New York Times Book Review).5/5(2). Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Sony Alpha-A (Control) Collection_set printdisabledPages:   “Letters traveled over the oceans,” Alison writes, without exploring the curious indifference that could keep a father from ever picking up the telephone.

the “antipodes” of the book. Letters from the Antipodes, introduced and translated by the late Professor of French at Queensland University Michael Spencer, and published by UQP inis now out-of-print and most certainly in the rare book category. I have a copy that I bought second-hand, but it’s stamped indicating that it was loaned out in and not returned to.

Jack Maggs (Peter Carey) (Reviewed by Carolyn Bliss, University of Utah)The Glade within the Grove (David Foster) (Reviewed by Anne Pender, Australian Defence Force Academy)The Conversations at Curlow Creek (David Malouf) (Reviewed by John Turner, Humboldt State University)An Evening with the Messiah (Catherine Jinks) (Reviewed by Nancy Potter, University of Rhode Island)The Multiple Effects.

Description. This sculpture consists of two copper curved pieces attached to a piece of petrified wood by steel bands. The "scrolls" have letters punched into them, one piece is in English and the other piece is "coded" in Cyrillic.

Acquisition. The original Antipodes is a 6-foot high version of the Hirshhorn sculpture that was created in which was purchased by art collectors Gilbert and Artist: Jim Sanborn.

A play about people telling stories about telling stories. Pulitzer Prize-winner Annie Baker, who The New York Times has called “one of the freshest and most talented dramatists to emerge Off Broadway in the past decade,” returns for the second production of her Signature residency with The Antipodes.

The Chess Garden or the Twilight Letters of Gustav Uyterhoeven book. Read 59 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the fall of4/5(59). In geography, the antipodes (from Greek: anti- "opposed" and pous "foot") of any place on Earth is the point on the Earth's surface which is diametrically opposite to it.

Two points that are antipodal to each other are connected by a straight line running through the centre of the Earth. The antipodal coordinates can easily be calculated. Highways to a War (Christopher J. Koch) (Reviewed by Nicholas Birns, New School for Social Research)The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith (Peter Carey) (Reviewed by David Callahan, University of Aveiro)Jacko the Great Intruder (Thomas Keneally) and A River Town (Thomas Keneally) (Reviewed by Tracy Ware, Queen's University)White Eye (Blanche D'Alpuget) (Reviewed by Peter Wolfe, University.

This book will be the first study to focus exclusively on presentations of the antipodes. Taking into account maps, letters, book illustrations, travel writing, poetry, and drama, Goldie reveals that the history of the idea of the antipodes might be seen as different modes or discourses: mathematical and geographical in the earliest era.

The Sisters Antipodes book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A gorgeous and deeply intimate memoir about families breakin /5.

Angela Savage. Mother of Pearl. Melbourne: Transit Lounge, pp. AU$ ISBN: Reviewed by Mark Azzopardi, Temple University, Japan Ca.The double ‘o’s appear throughout the book as separators – (o o) – in the running titles. Image from Letters from the Antipodes by Michel Butor, translated from Boomerang with an introduction and afterword by Michael Spencer, courtesy of University of Queensland Press,   Dispatches From the Antipodes.

By Jay Parini. where the book opens on the morning after Mrs. Uyterhoeven's death inon the day of the great Dayton flood.