Das Spiel der Götter (1)

Die Gärten des Mondes

Author: Steven Erikson

Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3641089778

Category: Fiction

Page: 800

View: 5739

Das malazanische Imperium ist ein Moloch, der sich mit Hilfe seiner Magier und Soldaten unerbittlich ausbreitet. Jetzt soll die letzte freie Stadt fallen. Doch eine ominöse Macht verweigert den Truppen der Kaiserin den letzten Sieg: Über Darujhistan schwebt aus heiterem Himmel eine riesige Festung und versetzt alle Welt in helle Aufregung ...

From the Earth to the Moon

Author: Jules Verne

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 048614772X

Category: Fiction

Page: 240

View: 3362

Written a century before the Apollo flights, Verne's eerily prophetic classic recounts the tale of a lunar excursion by three Civil War vets — with often-humorous results! Includes 17 illustrations.

Horrible Harry Goes to the Moon

Author: Suzy Kline

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101127147

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 64

View: 6233

Everyone in Room 3B is excited about their assignment to study the moon. So when Harry finds an ad for a used telescope, the class decides to have a bake sale to raise the money to buy it. Once they get the telescope they plan to have a moonwatch and invite all the parents--but no one knows that Harry has a surprise plan of his OWN for the big night.

Paris to the Moon

Author: Adam Gopnik

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781588361387

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 368

View: 6072

Paris. The name alone conjures images of chestnut-lined boulevards, sidewalk cafés, breathtaking façades around every corner--in short, an exquisite romanticism that has captured the American imagination for as long as there have been Americans. In 1995, Adam Gopnik, his wife, and their infant son left the familiar comforts and hassles of New York City for the urbane glamour of the City of Light. Gopnik is a longtime New Yorker writer, and the magazine has sent its writers to Paris for decades--but his was above all a personal pilgrimage to the place that had for so long been the undisputed capital of everything cultural and beautiful. It was also the opportunity to raise a child who would know what it was to romp in the Luxembourg Gardens, to enjoy a croque monsieur in a Left Bank café--a child (and perhaps a father, too) who would have a grasp of that Parisian sense of style we Americans find so elusive. So, in the grand tradition of the American abroad, Gopnik walked the paths of the Tuileries, enjoyed philosophical discussions at his local bistro, wrote as violet twilight fell on the arrondissements. Of course, as readers of Gopnik's beloved and award-winning "Paris Journals" in The New Yorker know, there was also the matter of raising a child and carrying on with day-to-day, not-so-fabled life. Evenings with French intellectuals preceded middle-of-the-night baby feedings; afternoons were filled with trips to the Musée d'Orsay and pinball games; weekday leftovers were eaten while three-star chefs debated a "culinary crisis." As Gopnik describes in this funny and tender book, the dual processes of navigating a foreign city and becoming a parent are not completely dissimilar journeys--both hold new routines, new languages, a new set of rules by which everyday life is lived. With singular wit and insight, Gopnik weaves the magical with the mundane in a wholly delightful, often hilarious look at what it was to be an American family man in Paris at the end of the twentieth century. "We went to Paris for a sentimental reeducation-I did anyway-even though the sentiments we were instructed in were not the ones we were expecting to learn, which I believe is why they call it an education."

The Moon

Resources, Future Development and Settlement

Author: David Schrunk,Burton Sharpe,Bonnie L. Cooper,Madhu Thangavelu

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387739823

Category: Science

Page: 261

View: 3027

This extraordinary book details how the Moon could be used as a springboard for Solar System exploration. It presents a realistic plan for placing and servicing telescopes on the Moon, and highlights the use of the Moon as a base for an early warning system from which to combat threats of near-Earth objects. A realistic vision of human development and settlement of the Moon over the next one hundred years is presented, and the author explains how global living standards for the Earth can be enhanced through the use of lunar-based generated solar power. From that beginning, the people of the Earth would evolve into a spacefaring civilisation.

Welcome to the Moon and Other Plays

Author: John Patrick Shanley

Publisher: Dramatists Play Service Inc

ISBN: 9780822212317

Category: Drama

Page: 50

View: 4717

THE STORIES: In THE RED COAT, a teenage boy in the Bronx lays in wait outside a party for a girl he hardly knows. His mission, which he accomplishes with touching if halting effectiveness, is to tell her that he loves her. (1 man, 1 woman.) In DOWN

We Never Went to the Moon

America's Thirty Billion Dollar Swindle!

Author: Bill Kaysing,Randy Reid

Publisher: Health Research Books

ISBN: 9780787304874

Category: History

Page: 87

View: 4412

Contents: Foreword; Introduction; How this book came to be written; Elements of Rocket Propulsion; U.S. Government Experience in Secret Operations; the Search for Apollo Secrets; the Apollo Project as Political Expediency; Steps to Simulation; Mu.

Dance of the Moon

Celebrating the Sacred Cycles of the Earth

Author: Dan Furst

Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide

ISBN: 0738715107

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 295

View: 2574

From the Egyptian feast of Thoth to the Celtic fire festivals, and from the Chinese lunisolar year to the lunar-based calendar of the Muslim world, "Dance of the Moon" offers a cross-cultural tour of traditions, pagan rituals, and practices throughout history that honor life's cycles.

Rabbit and the Moon

Author: Douglas Wood

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0689843046

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 40

View: 925

Crane helps Rabbit fulfill his dream of riding across the sky to the moon.

Off to the Moon!

Author: Stephanie Marbury

Publisher: Reader's Digest Young Families, Incorporated

ISBN: 9781599391007

Category: Gerbils

Page: 20

View: 1761

Billy gets a pet gerbil from his dad. Billy's dad tells a story about his pet gerbil. Billy's dad and his gerbil go on a class trip to a space center and end up in space. The gerbil saves the day by flying the rocket home.

Eating in the Light of the Moon

How Women Can Transform Their Relationship with Food Through Myths, Metaphors, and Storytelling

Author: Anita Johnston

Publisher: Gurze Books

ISBN: 9780936077604

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 4685

Teaches women to free themselves from eating disorders by finding the metaphors hidden in their own life stories

In the Path of the Moon

Babylonian Celestial Divination and Its Legacy

Author: Francesca Rochberg

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004183892

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 445

View: 3720

"In the Path of the Moon" offers a collection of essays concerning Babylonian celestial divination. It investigates various aspects of cuneiform celestial omens, horoscopes, and astronomy and their wide-ranging influences on later Hellenistic science and philosophy.

Gemini - Steps to the Moon

Author: Shayler David

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781852334055

Category: Science

Page: 222

View: 4787

In Gemini - Steps to the Moon, David Shayler, the author, tells the story of the origin and development of the programme and the spacecraft from the perspective of the engineers, flight controllers and astronauts involved. It includes chapters on flight tests, Extra Vehicular Activity (EVA), rendezvous and docking, as well as information from NASA archives and personal interviews.

Dark of the Moon

Author: Tracy Barrett

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547677553

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 320

View: 5430

Ariadne is destined to become a goddess of the moon. She leads a lonely life, filled with hours of rigorous training by stern priestesses. Her former friends no longer dare to look at her, much less speak to her. All that she has left are her mother and her beloved, misshapen brother Asterion, who must be held captive below the palace for his own safety. So when a ship arrives one spring day, bearing a tribute of slaves from Athens, Ariadne sneaks out to meet it. These newcomers don’t know the ways of Krete; perhaps they won’t be afraid of a girl who will someday be a powerful goddess. And indeed she meets Theseus, the son of the king of Athens. Ariadne finds herself drawn to the newcomer, and soon they form a friendship—one that could perhaps become something more. Yet Theseus is doomed to die as an offering to the Minotaur, that monster beneath the palace—unless he can kill the beast first. And that "monster" is Ariadne’s brother . . .

The Moon

Author: Thomas K. Adamson

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736867450

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

View: 1572

Introduces young readers to the characteristics of Earth's satellite.

Back to the Moon

Author: Homer Hickam

Publisher: Dell

ISBN: 9780440334170

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 2914

The shuttle is hijacked. Now the countdown to adventure begins.... In his #1 New York Times bestselling memoir, October Sky, real-life NASA engineer Homer Hickam captured the excitement of America's first space ventures. Now, in this no-holds-barred joyride of a thriller, he straps us into the cockpit of the space shuttle Columbia as a renegade rocket man hijacks the shuttle--and blasts off on a Mach-speed chase into space.... Jack Medaris is a man haunted by his past and driven by a dream: He's risking everything to "borrow" the Columbia--and pilot it to the moon. He didn't plan on an unexpected passenger, beautiful celebrity daredevil and scientist Penny High Eagle. To Penny, this hijacking will test every bit of her mettle as an adventurer--and as a woman. To Jack, the mission is a personal quest--to return to the moon and bring back what America left behind, something so explosive, it could change the future of the world. Now, as the U.S. government scrambles to the chase, and as deadly forces are deployed from earth to stop them, a man and a woman find their fates inextricably entwined. And in the savage emptiness of deep space, their only hope is to join forces to reach the lunar surface. Then comes the hard part. Getting home alive.

The Valley of the Moon

Author: Jack London

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520922693

Category: Fiction

Page: 436

View: 3680

A road novel fifty years before Kerouac, The Valley of the Moon traces the odyssey of Billy and Saxon Roberts from the labor strife of Oakland at the turn of the century through Central and Northern California in search of land they can farm independently—a journey that echoes Jack London's own escape from urban poverty. As London lost hope in the prospects of the socialist party and organized labor, he began researching a scientific and environmentally sound approach to farming. In his novel, it is Saxon, London's most fully realized heroine, who embodies these concerns. The Valley of the Moon is London's paean to his second wife Charmian and to the pastoral life and his ranch in Glen Ellen, the Valley of the Moon.

Sophia Goes to the Moon

Author: D. G. Flamand

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 1613461410

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 95

View: 7755

Imagine for a moment the possibility to have a Magic Calendar that has the ability to go to any place in history. This calendar knows about all of the events that have ever occurred on earth. It can relive them, and has relived them thousands and thousands of time. And imagine for a moment that this Magic calendar is your best friend and that it does take you to all of these wonderful and incredible places anywhere and anytime in the history of earth with time travelling! Well, that is exactly what happened to seven-year old Sophia when she bought a calendar at the general store. It turned out to be a Magic Calendar. Come along as she journeys to and fro with her Magic Calendar!

The Triumph of the Moon

A History of Modern Pagan Witchcraft

Author: Ronald Hutton

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191622419

Category: History

Page: 512

View: 8695

Ronald Hutton is known for his colourful, provocative, and always exhaustively researched, studies on original subjects. This work is no exception: the first full-scale scholarly study of the only religion England has ever given the world, that of modern pagan witchcraft, which has now spread from English shores across four continents. Hutton examines the nature of that religion and its development, and offers a microhistory of attitudes to paganism, witchcraft, and magic in British society since 1800. Village cunning folk and Victorian ritual magicians, classicists and archaeologists, leaders of woodcraft and scouting movements, Freemasons and members of rural secret societies, all appear in the pages of this book. Also included are some of the leading figures of English literature, from the Romantic poets to W B Yeats, D H Lawrence, and Robert Graves, as well as the main personalities who have represented pagan witchcraft to the world since 1950.