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Distant Shores

Distant Shores

Author: Constance Martin

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520227125

Category: Art

Page: 136

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his admiration for the heroic virtues of their inhabitants, and the mystical strain in his nature, his sense of wonder before the elemental and infinite. These early Monhegan paintings, with their uncompromising clarity, their concentration on the stark forms of the island, and their romantic delight in great expanses of sea, cold northern sky, and brilliant light, were among his most moving works."--Lloyd Goodrich "[We see] Kent's fascination with the wild and remote places of the earth, his admiration for the heroic virtues of their inhabitants, and the mystical strain in his nature, his sense of wonder before the elemental and infinite. These early Monhegan paintings, with their uncompromising clarity, their concentration on the stark forms of the island, and their romantic delight in great expanses of sea, cold northern sky, and brilliant light, were among his most moving works."--Lloyd Goodrich

Freedom's Distant Shores

Freedom's Distant Shores

Author: R. Drew Smith

Publisher: Baylor University Press

ISBN: 9781932792379

Category: Religion

Page: 294

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This volume examines relations between U.S. Protestants and Africa since the end of colonial rule. It draws attention to shifting ecclesiastical and socio-political priorities, especially the decreased momentum of social justice advocacy and the growing missionary influence of churches emphasizing spiritual revival and personal prosperity. The book provides a thought-provoking assessment of U.S. Protestant involvements with Africa, and it proposes forms of engagement that build upon ecclesiastical dynamism within American and African contexts.

Distant Shores

Distant Shores

Author: Kristin Hannah

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 9780345459503

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “Hannah examines whether love and commitment are enough to sustain a marriage when two people who have put their individual dreams on ice get a chance to defrost them . . . in fast-moving prose punctuated by snappy asides.”—People Elizabeth and Jackson Shore married young, raised two daughters, and weathered the storms of youth as they built a family. From a distance, their lives look picture perfect. But after the girls leave home, Jack and Elizabeth quietly drift apart. When Jack accepts a wonderful new job, Elizabeth puts her own needs aside to follow him across the country. Then tragedy turns Elizabeth’s world upside down. In the aftermath, she questions everything about her life—her choices, her marriage, even her long-forgotten dreams. In a daring move that shocks her husband, friends, and daughters, she lets go of the woman she has become—and reaches out for the woman she wants to be.

Distant Shores

Distant Shores

Author: Lexy Timms

Publisher: W.J. May

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 220

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Sometimes, one must go against the tide… Gabby Kingston is back home in LA and trying to forget about Jake Wofle, the man she left on the island. She feels bad for leaving without saying goodbye, but thinks it was for the best. When she gets a letter from him inviting her to come back to the island in six months for another month-long visit, she's torn. Jake is back home, waiting for news about Gabby. His ex-wife has sued him again and offers to drop the lawsuit if he'll get back together with her. Will Gabby make the decision to reunite with Jake to see where things might go between them? Cottage by the Sea Series Surging Tide Distant Shores Twisting Ocean Search Terms: contemporary romance, new adult, romance, contemporary romance and sex, romance billionaire series, true love, overcoming, women's fiction, fake girlfriend, billionaire, Alpha male romance, Alpha Bad Boy, bad boy, hot romance, hot and steamy, happily ever after, love, enemies to lovers

Distant Shores

Distant Shores

Author: Melissa Macauley

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 9780691213484

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 374

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A pioneering history that transforms our understanding of the colonial era and China's place in it China has conventionally been considered a land empire whose lack of maritime and colonial reach contributed to its economic decline after the mid-eighteenth century. Distant Shores challenges this view, showing that the economic expansion of southeastern Chinese rivaled the colonial ambitions of Europeans overseas. In a story that dawns with the Industrial Revolution and culminates in the Great Depression, Melissa Macauley explains how sojourners from an ungovernable corner of China emerged among the commercial masters of the South China Sea. She focuses on Chaozhou, a region in the great maritime province of Guangdong, whose people shared a repertoire of ritual, cultural, and economic practices. Macauley traces how Chaozhouese at home and abroad reaped many of the benefits of an overseas colonial system without establishing formal governing authority. Their power was sustained instead through a mosaic of familial, fraternal, and commercial relationships spread across the ports of Bangkok, Singapore, Saigon, Hong Kong, Shanghai, and Swatow. The picture that emerges is not one of Chinese divergence from European modernity but rather of a convergence in colonial sites that were critical to modern development and accelerating levels of capital accumulation. A magisterial work of scholarship, Distant Shores reveals how the transoceanic migration of Chaozhouese laborers and merchants across a far-flung maritime world linked the Chinese homeland to an ever-expanding frontier of settlement and economic extraction.

Distant Shores

Distant Shores

Author: Marco Palmieri

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781471106866

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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Building on the success of HOMECOMING and THE FARTHER SHORE (2003), Distant Shores is a collection of stories - some sweeping, some intimate - which spans the entire length and breadth of the Voyager television series. This celebratory anthology brings together a host of Star Trek's most popular authors - among them Ilsa J. Bick, Keith R.A. DeCandido and Heather Jarman - with a veritable feast of Star Trek: Voyager fiction. Along with the STRING THEORY trilogy, this large-format action-packed anthology is published to mark ten years since the USS Voyager's epic journey began.

Distant Shores

Distant Shores

Author: Gary E. Parker

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781582294926

Category: Fiction

Page: 318

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In the months following the end of the Civil War, a Southern soldier, a freed slave, and a hotel owner from Richmond find their lives and destinies linked by a tattered Confederate log that will change their lives forever.

Those Distant Shores

Those Distant Shores

Author: Santiago Sia

Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

ISBN: 9781443876841

Category: Philosophy

Page: 220

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“Distant Shores” can mean various things. Literally, distant shores refer to one’s travel destinations. Figuratively, they represent human desires, ambitions, or goals. But “distant shores” also stand for the human yearning, imbedded in everyone, for final fulfillment. Such yearning makes human beings fundamentally restless. This work is about all of these forms of restlessness. In story form, it explores a fundamental philosophical theme: human transcendence. The narrative follows the life-journeys of three Filipino boyhood friends who had different ambitions in, and dreams about, life. A parallel story of another young man from Spain, who is coming to grips with his father's philosophical views on life, links up with one of these Filipinos during a trip to Ireland. As the four characters’ respective and very different narratives unfold, their dialogues develop and their reflections deepen, one is caught up in the challenges they have had to face, the goals they have achieved, and the failures and successes they have encountered. In different, and at times unexpected, ways they illustrate the restlessness of human nature itself.

From Distant Shores

From Distant Shores

Author: Adams, Mary Electa

Publisher: BEYOND BOOKS HUB

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 26

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Mary Electa Adams (1823—1898) was a Canadian educator and an advocate for women's education in New Brunswick and Ontario. She obtained a degree in the Liberal Arts and taught as a teacher in Cobourg and Toronto.

The Distant Shores

The Distant Shores

Author: Santa Montefiore

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781398507708

Category: Fiction

Page: 416

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From internationally bestselling author Santa Montefiore, whose books have sold more than six million copies worldwide, comes The Distant Shores, a new story in the sweeping Deverill saga, about a family torn apart and the woman who will bring them back together. Margot Hart travels to Ireland to write a biography of the famous Deverill family. She knows she must speak to the current Lord Deverill, JP, if she is to uncover the secrets of the past. A notorious recluse, JP won’t be an easy man to crack. But Margot is determined—and she is not a woman who is easily put off. What she never expected was to form a close bond with JP and be drawn into his family disputes. Shouldering the blame for running up debts that forced him to sell the family castle, JP is isolated and vulnerable. With help from his handsome son Colm, it seems as though Margot might be the only one who can restore JP’s fortunes. Will the family ever succeed in healing rifts that have been centuries in the making?

Enterprising Endeavour, Distant Shores

Enterprising Endeavour, Distant Shores

Author: John LaJoie

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781435750807

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Page: 264

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What if the science fiction of Star Trek was scientific fact in the present? Author John LaJoie of the Dark Angel series brings you his latest series, Enterprising Endeavours. Out of the ashes following her husband's death, Angela Joliea takes control of making his final dream a reality. Setting a course for humanities fate among the heavens, she oversees the final checkouts to the Avalerion, the first ever, warp capable starship.But the latest news from Earth has everyone on board wondering if mankind is ready to venture on such an endeavour. As tensions mount throughout Asia with the spread of a fast growing famine and rise of sudden conflicts, Angela is confronted with the decision to postpone the maiden voyage to uncover a mysterious signal transmitted towards the star system of Scorpii 18 or stay behind to watch the eventual demise of civilization.

Dreams of Distant Shores

Dreams of Distant Shores

Author: Patricia A. McKillip

Publisher: Tachyon Publications

ISBN: 9781616962210

Category: Fiction

Page: 289

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Featuring three brand-new stories and an original introduction by Peter S. Beagle, author of The Last Unicorn. Bestselling author Patricia A. McKillip (The Riddle-Master of Hed) is one of the most lyrical writers gracing the fantasy genre. With the debut of her newest work, Dreams of Distant Shores is a true ode to her many talents. Within these pages you will find a youthful artist possessed by both his painting and his muse and seductive travelers from the sea enrapturing distant lovers. The statue of a mermaid comes suddenly to life, and two friends are transfixed by a haunted estate. Fans of McKillip’s ethereal fiction will find much to delight them; those lucky enough to be discovering her work will find much to enchant them.