The Crown of Thorns

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Publisher:Oxford University Press

ISBN:9780198031185

Total Pages:256

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Few people know that nearly one hundred native languages once spoken in what is now California are near extinction, or that most of Australia's 250 aboriginal languages have vanished. In fact, at least half of the world's languages may die out in the next century. Daniel Nettle and Suzanne Romaine assert that this trend is far more than simply disturbing. Making explicit the link between language survival and environmental issues, they argue that the extinction of languages is part of the larger picture of near-total collapse of the worldwide ecosystem. Indeed, the authors contend that the struggle to preserve precious environmental resources-such as the rainforest-cannot be separated from the struggle to maintain diverse cultures, and that the causes of language death, like that of ecological destruction, lie at the intersection of ecology and politics. In addition to defending the world's endangered languages, the authors also pay homage to the last speakers of dying tongues, such as Red Thundercloud, a Native American in South Carolina; Ned Mandrell, with whom the Manx language passed away in 1974; and Arthur Bennett, an Australian who was the last person to know more than a few words of Mbabaram. In our languages lies the accumulated knowledge of humanity. Indeed, each language is a unique window on experience. Vanishing Voices is a call to preserve this resource, before it is too late.

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Eating Disorders: The Facts

Author:Suzanne Abraham

Publisher:Oxford University Press

ISBN:0191024902

Total Pages:256

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Eating Disorders: The Facts is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the major eating disorders namely anorexia nervosa, anorexia nervosa not for weight or shape, exercise disorder, bulimia nervosa, purging disorder, rumination disorder, binge eating disorder and atypical. Sympathetically and clearly written, this guide considers why eating disorders occur, and then looks at each in turn, describing the eating behaviours, diagnosis, and treatments available.The opening chapters tackle adolescent eating behaviours and infertility, pregnancy and the postpartum period. Case histories and patient perspectives provide insights into the mind of the eating disorder sufferer, making it easier for patients and their families to relate to the topics discussed. Revised and updated new topics include contribution of epigenetics (in utero contribution), attachment in perinatal and early years, and the negative and positive impact of the internet and social media. Eating Disorders: The Facts provides an authoritative resource on eating disorders that will prove valuable for sufferers and their families.

Suzanne Fisher Staples

Author:Megan Lynn Isaac

Publisher:Scarecrow Press

ISBN:9780810872851

Total Pages:192

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This volume examines the six novels and memoir of Suzanne Fisher Staples, including her most famous work: the Pakistani trilogy (Shabanu, Haveli and The House of Djinn). The author considers the predominant themes, characters, and settings of each work, providing background information about the countries, cultures, religions, and art forms that are central to Staples's writing.

How Yoga came to Britain with Suzanne Newcombe

Author:Suzanne Newcombe

Publisher:Wise Studies

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Total Pages:65

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Over three sessions Suzanne explores how yoga came to Britain, covering the individuals and movements that influenced the exchange between the yoga from India, and the cast of characters in Britain that eagerly received these exotic ideas and practices that have become part of mainstream, modern life. Session 1: Suzanne introduces British travelogues from India in the seventeenth century, the influences of colonial India and the Theosophical Society, Watkins Bookshop, Jiddu Krishnamurti, the physical culture movement, the presentations of yogic powers and how medical science searched for answers before penicillin, the first appearance of yoga on British television in the 1940's and Paul Brunton. Session 2: We hear about the importance of B.K.S. Iyengar, Light on Yoga, Gerald Yorke and the Inner London Education Authority, Swami Sivananda, the first yoga studios in Britain, Pattabhi Jois and Derek Ireland. Session 3: Suzanne emphasises the importance of The Beatles, The Asian Music Circle, the hippie trail, the arrival of Indian gurus, Gandalf's Garden, drug culture and the expansion of consciousness, Centre House, Yogini Sunita, Wilfred Clark and the Wheel of British Yoga and the contradictions between tradition and authenticity.

Love Suzanne

Author:Glen Laws

Publisher:Xlibris Corporation

ISBN:1450038328

Total Pages:277

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This is the story of three Auburn college co-eds who fall in love with an Idaho cowboy, from Ft, Henry, ID, enrolled in Veterinary School. God has given Frank Martin special grace to feel the emotions of animal and humans by touching them. Suzanne wins out on the love triangle and becomes Frank Martin’s fiancée. She has to worry about Renée and Paula. Both have said they still love Frank even though Frank and Suzanne are going to get married. Can Helen Fairfield; Frank’s high sweetheart in Ft. Henry, ID upset the apple cart?

Suzanne Collins

Author:Marcia Amidon Lusted

Publisher:Twenty-First Century Books

ISBN:1467701521

Total Pages:112

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"[The Hunger Games trilogy] spread like wildfire," says Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., teacher Annmarie Powers, in a statement to USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The teacher explained that the books, written by author Suzanne Collins, "deal with themes that teens are consumed with: 'fairness, relationships, plenty of violence and blood, greed, hypocrisy, subservience and rebellion.'" Collins came up with the storyline one night while channel surfing. Images of televised news coverage of the U.S.-led war in Iraq blurred in her mind with scenes from a reality show and sparked an exciting idea. What about a story that focused on teens in a fight-to-the-death battle, televised live from start to finish? Published in 2008, The Hunger Games riveted teens and adults alike. Followed by Catching Fire in 2009 and Mockingjay in 2010, each volume became an instant bestseller. The books evolved into major motion pictures, and Collins went behind the cameras to advise movie makers as her stories were translated onto the big screen. Discover the literary and personal influences that helped Collins create one of the most challenging visions of human nature.

Suzanne's Children

Author:Anne Nelson

Publisher:Simon and Schuster

ISBN:1501105345

Total Pages:336

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One of the untold stories of the Holocaust—the nail-biting drama of Suzanne Spaak, who risked and gave her life to save hundreds of Jewish children from deportation from Nazi Paris to Auschwitz “vividly dramatizes the stakes of acting morally in a time of brutality” (The Wall Street Journal). Suzanne Spaak was born into the Belgian Catholic elite and married into the country’s leading political family. Her brother-in-law was the Foreign Minister and her husband Claude was a playwright and patron of the painter Renée Magritte. In Paris in the late 1930s her friendship with a Polish Jewish refugee led her to her life’s purpose. When France fell and the Nazis occupied Paris, she joined the Resistance. She used her fortune and social status to enlist allies among wealthy Parisians and church groups. Then, under the eyes of the Gestapo, Suzanne and women from the Jewish and Christian resistance groups “kidnapped” hundreds of Jewish children to save them from the gas chambers. Suzanne’s Children is the “dogged…page-turning account” (Kirkus Reviews) of this incredible story of courage in the face of evil. “Anne Nelson is superb at showing the upheavals in Europe since WWI through vivid, illuminating details…and she also masterfully describes the incremental changes in the Jews’ plight under the Occupation” (Booklist). It was during the final year of the Occupation when Suzanne was caught in the Gestapo dragnet that was pursuing a Soviet agent she had aided. She was executed shortly before the liberation of Paris. Suzanne Spaak is honored in Israel as one of the Righteous Among Nations. Nelson’s “heartfelt story is almost a model for how popular history should be written; it will satisfy lovers of history, Jewish history in particular” (Library Journal).

Suzanne Collins

Author:Elizabeth Hoover

Publisher:Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN:1420509691

Total Pages:104

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Writer Suzanne Collins was forty-six when she published "The Hunger Games," a novel for young adults set in a dark future where North America has been obliterated by war and climate change. The residents of Collins's dystopia are forced to send their children to fight to the death in a sadistic game created by the government. The book wrestles with meaty themes: the effect of war, the dangers of voyeurism in popular culture, and how governments use hunger and threats of violence to control populations. This new edition details Collins's life before the Hunger Games, from the first eighteen years of her writing career in television to her well-received children's book series called The Underland Chronicles. Later chapters explore the phenomenal and unexpected success of the Hunger Games series, a franchise which has a net revenue of over four billion dollars to date.

Desperately Killing Suzanne

Author:David Wind

Publisher:ColSaw Publications / DMW

ISBN:0998971243

Total Pages:323

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Suspense, Mystery, and Death follow Suzanne everywhere A beloved TV star at six; A Hollywood scream queen at eighteen; married to a famous author and living the life of a celebrity. .....Run Suzanne… The monster wants you dead! She was safe and sound in her bubble of fame and love—except for the accidents that follow wherever she goes. .....Run Suzanne…. The Monsters in your head. For twenty years, terrible accidents haunt her life. The people she care about die. She ran from Hollywood to hide in France. But in France, the worst tragedy of her life happened when her husband and son died. .....Run Suzanne….. Ooh too late, Oh, Suzanne, you're dead Will the monster seeking Suzanne finally succeeded? SEARCH TERMS: Mystery Thrillers & Suspense, romantic suspense, female protagonist, Stalker, Domestic Thriller, Stalking, Murder, Crime Fiction, Child Star, Police, Killing, Axe Murde

Snotty Suzanne Walker

Author:R. S. Arrow Blackay

Publisher:Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN:1365511804

Total Pages:N.A

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Snotty Suzanne Walker A Short Story by Writer Unknown Suzanne Walker was thinking about Christian Johnson again. Christian was a caring coward with ruddy ankles and slimy hands. Suzanne walked over to the window and reflected on her snooty surroundings. She had always loved wild Sleepford with its quarrelsome, quick quarries. It was a place that encouraged her tendency to feel surprised.

Suzanne Noël: Cosmetic Surgery, Feminism and Beauty in Early Twentieth-Century France

Author:Paula J. Martin

Publisher:Routledge

ISBN:131704746X

Total Pages:170

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Working at the forefront of cosmetic surgery at the turn of the twentieth century, Dr Suzanne Noël was both a pioneer in her medical field and a firm believer in the advancement of women. Today her views on the benefits of aesthetic surgery to women may seem at odds with her feminist principles, but by placing Noël in the context of turn-of-the-century French culture, this book is able to demonstrate how these two worldviews were reconciled. Noël was able to combine her intense convictions for gender equality and anti-ageism in the workforce with her underlying compassion and concern for her female patients, during a time when there were no laws in place to protect women from workplace discrimination. She was also responsible for several advances in cosmetic surgery, a thriving industry, and is today best known for her development of the mini facelift. This book, therefore, sheds much valuable light on advances in aesthetic surgery, twentieth-century beauty culture, women and the public sphere, and the ’new woman’.

Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum's Heart Book

Author:Suzanne Steinbaum

Publisher:Penguin

ISBN:1101599928

Total Pages:384

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In the tradition of Christiane Northrup, a renowned cardiologist integrates emotional and physical well-being in a revolutionary new approach to women’s heart health. As a cardiologist with a specialization in women’s heart disease, Dr. Steinbaum has helped thousands of patients resolve their heart issues, and aims to do the same for readers in her inspirational book that will change the way we think about heart health. She guides readers through the risk factors of heart disease, from the traditional physical benchmarks like weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure, to lifestyle habits, emotional awareness, and even the way she sees herself in the mirror—and in the world. In Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum’s Heart Book, readers are shown clear, easy steps on how to maximize heart health. This is a life book that will teach women how to regain control over all aspects of their busy lives, including how to finally achieve: A heart-healthy diet Heart-supportive exercise Heart-enhancing stress management Heart-filling relationships A sound night’s sleep A more satisfying sex life A calm, focused mind A deep level of self care And much, much more. Dr. Suzanne Steinbaum's Heart Book strives to bring forth a new approach to heart-centered healing so that readers everywhere may experience a fulfilling life of health and happiness.

How to Analyze the Works of Suzanne Collins

Author:Sheila Griffin Llanas

Publisher:ABDO

ISBN:1614789576

Total Pages:112

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This title explores the creative works of famous author Suzanne Collins. Works analyzed include The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay. Clear, comprehensive text gives background biographical information of Collins. The "You Critique It" feature invites readers to analyze other creative works on their own. A table of contents, timeline, list of works, resources, source notes, glossary, and an index are also included. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Suzanne Somers' Get Skinny on Fabulous Food

Author:Suzanne Somers

Publisher:Harmony

ISBN:0307783545

Total Pages:288

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After the phenomenal success of Eat Great, Lose Weight, Suzanne Somers was flooded with letters and phone calls from people who had lost weight the "Somersize" way. They had followed Suzanne's satisfying and effective program and for the first time had gained control over their weight and their health. There was no more dieting, no more deprivation, and the pounds just seemed to melt away. Now, Suzanne takes readers to the next step toward greater health and fitness in Suzanne Somers' Get Skinny on Fabulous Food. With breakthrough research on food and our bodies, an easy-to-follow weight-loss plan, and more than 130 amazing new Somersized recipes, this book is a must-read for anyone looking to shed pounds or maintain their weight--even while eating meat, cheese, butter, dressings, desserts, and other delicious foods not found on most eating plans. Backed up by renowned endocrinologist Dr. Diana Schwarzbein, Suzanne tells how sugar, not fat, is responsible for weight gain, and how combining food properly and eating a diet that is low in carbohydrates and that includes plenty of natural fats and proteins will not only help you lose weight but also can reprogram your metabolism, lower your cholesterol and blood pressure, and give you more energy. Somersizing is not a diet, but a way of life. In Get Skinny on Fabulous Food you will find inspiring testimonials from some of Suzanne's greatest success stories, people who have lost weight, lowered blood pressure, and eliminated digestive problems by Somersizing. And you can join Suzanne and her family as they celebrate good food and good times throughout the year with dinners, brunches, and other special-occasion meals that are perfectly Somersized yet perfectly delicious. It is almost impossible to believe you can lose weight and still feel so indulged! Best of all, Suzanne shares more than 130 new mouthwatering Somersized recipes, including Milanese Beef with Sautéed Onions and Mushrooms in a Port Wine Sauce, Spicy Rock Shrimp Salad, Fried Rice with Shiitake Mushrooms, Decadent White Chocolate Cake, and Crême Brulée. Once again, Suzanne Somers proves that you really can get, and stay, skinny on fabulous food! Look for Eat Great, Lose Weight now available in paperback

Suzanne Fields: Volume I

Author:Suzanne Fields

Publisher:Creators Publishing

ISBN:1942448279

Total Pages:N.A

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Suzanne Fields is a nationally syndicated opinion columnist for Creators Syndicate. This is a collection of the very best of Suzanne Fields from 2014.

Violence in Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games Trilogy

Author:Gary Wiener

Publisher:Greenhaven Publishing LLC

ISBN:0737770686

Total Pages:200

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Suzanne Collins' dystopian trilogy envisions a world where survival and violence quite literally take the center stage. To maintain order, suppress independence, and punish past rebellions, the Capitol selects two participants, or tributes, from each of the twelve districts to fight in an annual televised death match called the Hunger Games. This compelling edition explores Suzanne Collins' The Hunger Games through the lens of violence. The book provides biographical information about the author and offers a perspective on her influences. A series of essays, which discuss aspects of the novel, focusing on Katniss, her struggles, and the meaning and impact of violence, allow readers to gain a greater insight into the intersection between social issues and literature.

Suzanne Somers' Eat Great, Lose Weight

Author:Suzanne Somers

Publisher:Crown

ISBN:030783347X

Total Pages:240

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“Life’s best memories come from around the table. This is why I love Suzanne’s book. If people follow her suggestions, they will learn to enjoy food again, which is a great gift.”—Pino Luongo, author of A Tuscan in the Kitchen No one knows the self-denial—and the failure rate—of dieting better than Suzanne Somers. The Three's Company and Step-by-Step star struggled with her weight for twenty years. But now, after years of experimentation and consultation with more than one hundred nutritionists and dietitians, Suzanne has developed a weight-loss plan that truly succeeds. With over a hundred recipes for great-tasting creative and traditional dishes, Eat Great, Lose Weight will help you free yourself from food cravings, get off the diet roller coaster, and learn to love food again. You won’t believe how easy it is to look and feel your best!

Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas

Author:James Patterson

Publisher:Little, Brown

ISBN:0759525218

Total Pages:272

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Discover James Patterson's powerfully moving novel of love, loss, hope, and family. Katie Wilkinson has found her perfect man at last. He's a writer, a house painter, an original thinker-everything she's imagined she wanted in a partner. But one day, without explanation, he disappears from her life, leaving behind only a diary for her to read. This diary is a love letter written by a new mother named Suzanne for her baby son, Nicholas. In it she pours out her heart about how she and the boy's father met, about her hopes for marriage and family, and about the unparalleled joy that having a baby has brought into her life. As Katie reads this touching document, it becomes clear that the lover who has just left her is the husband and father in this young family. She reads on, filled with terror and hope, as she struggles to understand what has happened-and whether her new love has a prayer of surviving. Written with James Patterson's perfect pitch for emotion and suspense, Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas captures beautifully the joys of a new family even as it builds to an overwhelmingly moving climax. This is an unforgettable love story, at once heartbreaking and full of hope.