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Castles In The Air: The Restoration Adventures of Two Young Optimists and a…



Castles in the Air is a beautifully written, autobiographical story of rescuing an ancient mansion. Gwydir Castle was inhabited by ravers and rats until Judy Corbett and her husband Peter Welford found and acquired this 500-year-old house mouldering in the foothills of Snowdonia. Despite the toads, strange smells and squatters, they decided to mortgage themselves to the hilt to bring the castle back to life. This is an evocatively written and genuinely moving book and is infused with an…

Wanted And Welcome

Pub Date : 2013-03-25 | Author : Triadafilos Triadafilopoulos | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 9781461400820
ISBN 13 : 1461400821

This book considers the origins, performance and diffusion of national immigration policies targeting highly skilled immigrants. Unlike asylum seekers and immigrants admitted under..


The Devil S Milk

Pub Date : 2011-02-01 | Author : John Tully | Publisher : NYU Press

ISBN 10 : 9781583672617
ISBN 13 : 1583672613

Capital, as Marx once wrote, comes into the world “dripping from head to foot, from every pore, with blood and dirt.” He might well have been describing the long, grim history ..


The Golden Dream Of Carlo Chuchio

Pub Date : 2007-08-07 | Author : Lloyd Alexander | Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)

ISBN 10 : 1429986735
ISBN 13 : 9781429986731

A beautiful Kirkassi girl, cold-eyed villains and smiling killers, a bazaar merchant peddling slightly used dreams—could any young adventurer ask for more? Not Carlo Chuchio, who..


The Magic Of The Glits

Pub Date : 2007-10-04 | Author : C.S. Adler | Publisher : iUniverse

ISBN 10 : 9780595900596
ISBN 13 : 0595900593

"A coming-of-age novel with a refreshingly different twist. Heartwarming but never sentimentalized and thoroughly believable."-Cyrisse Jaffee, School Library Journal "Adler infuses..


Alexander Payne

Pub Date : 2016-09-01 | Author : Leo Adam Biga | Publisher : River Junction Press LLC

ISBN 10 : 9780985017873
ISBN 13 : 0985017872

Leo Biga has reported on the career of filmmaker Alexander Payne for 20 years. In this updated collection of essays, the author-journalist-blogger offers the only comprehensive loo..


You Are Driving Me Crazy

Pub Date : 2016-06-30 | Author : June Bratcher | Publisher : Archway Publishing

ISBN 10 : 9781480828209
ISBN 13 : 1480828203

On September 8, 1980, with the family phone, the Yellow Pages, an old manual typewriter, and $200 she had saved from the grocery money, forty-eight-year-old June Bratcher started h..


Stokes Field Guide To Birds

Pub Date : 1996 | Author : Donald Stokes | Publisher : Little, Brown

ISBN 10 : 0316818097
ISBN 13 : 9780316818094

The easiest-to-use and most comprehensive field guide to North American birds-from the country's preeminent writers on birds and nature Drawing on more than twenty years' experienc..


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