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- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99
This book examines the social relations surrounding foodways on the island of Nayau in Fiji. Offering a comprehensive and rigorous example of ethnoarchaeology at work, Jones' book has major implications for archaeological interpretations of foodways, gender, identity, and social organization in the Pacific Islands and beyond. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 7.99
"In an earlier life, McCrumb must have been a balladeer, singing of restless spirits, star-crossed lovers, and the consoling beauty of nature. . . . The overall effect is spellbinding." --The Washington Post Bestselling author Sharyn McCrumb is "a born storyteller" (Mary Higgins Clark) who astonishes readers and reviewers with the power and scope... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2007; US$ 7.49
THE WOMAN ON THE MOUNTAIN is the truly remarkable story of a unique woman living on a remote mountain wildlife refuge nearing sixty, solitary, solar-powered and almost self-sufficient and the ups and downs of life that led her there. Full of energy, humour, and love for her own and the wider environment, this candid book inspires, entertains... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 12.74
"Ms. McCrumb writes with quiet fire and maybe a little mountain magic. . . . She plucks the mysteries from people's lives and works these dark narrative threads into Appalachian legends older than the hills. Like every true storyteller, she has the Sight."? The New York Times Book Review In 1935, a beautiful young schoolteacher is accused of murdering... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2011; US$ 11.89
The Ballad of Tom Dooley is a literary triumph?what began as a fictional re-telling of the historical account of one of the most famous mountain ballads of all time became an astonishing revelation of the real culprit responsible for the murder of Laura Foster Hang down your head, Tom Dooley?The folk song, made famous by the Kingston Trio,... more...
- Soho Press 2011; US$ 7.25
For twenty years, Sharyn Wolf, a practicing psychotherapist and "relationship expert," has helped revitalize the marriages of countless couples. But while she was being interviewed on Oprah and 48 hours to talk about her nationally bestselling books that instructed millions on how to flirt, find mates, and "stay lovers for life," she was going... more...
- Soft Skull Press 2012; US$ 19.99
The human race has invented nearly every toxin imaginable. In our food, there are chemicals that kill pests, make foods ripen faster and grow bigger, and lengthen shelf life. In our clothing, chemicals make fabrics soft, keep them from wrinkling, make them fire retardant and resistant to stains, and keep them from collecting static. In our kitchens... more...
- Exisle Publishing 2009; US$ 4.99
For 30 years Sharyn has shared her mountain forest wildlife refuge with the native animals, from quolls to kookaburras, snakes to kangaroos, frogs to koalas. As her sole companions for the past six years, they have provided a wealth of material that Sharyn has captured here in both words and drawings. So come and take a walk in Sharyn's gumboots... more...