When Things Fall Apart
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

When Things Fall Apart


  • Author : Nora Dudwick
  • Publisher : World Bank Publications
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0821350676


When Things Fall Apart Book Description :

This study uses quantitative and qualitative research methods to document the experiences of people in Armenia, Georgia, the Kyrgyz Republic, Latvia, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan struggling to cope with the dramatic changes in lifestyle and economic conditions following the collapse of the Soviet Union. It demonstrates how poverty in the region differs from that experienced in other parts of the world, and looks at how cultural and institutional barriers have hindered attempts to improve these problems. It also examines the links between poverty, gender and ethnicity, and seeks to convey the psychological impact of poverty, as well as its social and economic effects....

One Hundred Daffodils

One Hundred Daffodils


  • Author : Rebecca Winn
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-03-24
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781538732717


One Hundred Daffodils Book Description :

"When women share the truth about life and loss . . . hope is restored" in this enlightening and comforting memoir about purpose, personal growth, and nature's ability to heal (Sarah Ban Breathnach). "There is so much life in the garden. That is why I come. Life that is gentle, self-supporting, and beautiful. Continuous in its cycles, grounded, pure." When her husband asked for a divorce after twenty-five years of marriage, Rebecca Winn felt untethered physically, spiritually, and emotionally. The security she'd had in her marriage was suddenly replaced by an overwhelming sense of fear, hopelessness, and dread. She felt invisible and alone and was horrified to consider that her deepest longing -- to know and be known by another person -- might never ...

Things Fall Apart
Score: 3.5
From 231 Ratings

Things Fall Apart


  • Author : Chinua Achebe
  • Publisher : Heinemann
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0435905252


Things Fall Apart Book Description :

This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature....

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill

The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill


  • Author : Ernest Piper
  • Publisher : Anchorage, AK : Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Genre: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, Alaska, 1989
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  • ISBN 10 : UVA:35007000667273


The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Book Description :

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Congressional Record

Congressional Record


  • Author : United States. Congress
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:31951D02172028U


Congressional Record Book Description :

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)...

The New Yorker

The New Yorker


  • Author : Harold Wallace Ross
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1989-11
  • Genre: Literature
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  • ISBN 10 : NWU:35556019722685


The New Yorker Book Description :

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Present Tense

Present Tense


  • Author :
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  • Release Date : 1985
  • Genre: Jews
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015032385653


Present Tense Book Description :

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West Africa

West Africa


  • Author :
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1995
  • Genre: Africa, West
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015072491619


West Africa Book Description :

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