Always Coming Home

Always Coming Home
Publisher Univ of California Press
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 523
ISBN 0520227352
Rating 4.5/5 from 13 reviews
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An "ethnographic" novel that portrays life in California's Napa Valley as it might be a very long time from now, imagined not as a high tech future but as a time of people once again living close to the land.

Always Coming Home
  • Author : Ursula K. Le Guin,Todd Barton,Margaret Chodos-Irvine,George Hersh
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2001-02-27

An "ethnographic" novel that portrays life in California's Napa Valley as it might be a very long time from now, imagined not as a high tech future but as a time of people once again living close to the land.

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Always Coming Home
  • Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2016-07-14

A long, long time from now, in the valleys of what will no longer be called Northern California, might be going to have lived a people called the Kesh. But Always Coming Home is not the story of the Kesh. Rather it is the stories of the Kesh - stories,

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Ursula K  Le Guin Beyond Genre
  • Author : Mike Cadden
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2005-07-08

This book critically examines Le Guin's fiction for all ages, and it will be of great interest to her many admirers and to all students and scholars of children's literature.

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The Doors of Eden
  • Author : Adrian Tchaikovsky
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2020-08-20

Adrian Tchaikovsky brought us far-future adventure with Children of Time. Now The Doors of Eden takes us from Bodmin Moor to London and alternate versions of earth. This is an extraordinary feat of the imagination and a page-turning adventure. They thought we were safe. They were wrong. Lee and Mal

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Where I Belong
  • Author : Alan Doyle
  • Publisher : Anchor Canada
  • Release Date : 2015-10-13

Singer-songwriter and front man of the great Canadian band Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle is also a lyrical storyteller and a creative force. In Where I Belong, Alan paints a vivid, raucous and heartwarming portrait of a curious young lad born into the small coastal fishing community of Petty Harbour,

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Always Jan
  • Author : Roxanne Henke
  • Publisher : Harvest House Publishers
  • Release Date : 2005-01-01

Jan Jordan is having a birthday—a birthday she's been dreading since she learned to count...surely life can be nothing but downhill from here. Kenny Pearson is old enough to know better, but he doesn't care. As long as he can still knock a softball out of the park

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The Eye of the Heron
  • Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2003-09-15

From multi-award-winning, literary legend Ursula K. Le Guin comes a speculative fiction classic, The Eye of the Heron. In Victoria on a former prison colony, two exiled groups—the farmers of Shantih and the City dwellers—live in apparent harmony. All is not as it seems, however. While the peace-loving

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The World Is Always Coming to an End
  • Author : Carlo Rotella
  • Publisher : Chicago Visions and Revisions
  • Release Date : 2019

"A close look at an urban neighborhood in Chicago, South Shore, and the author's own relationship to that neighborhood from living there as a child and studying it as an adult."--Provied by publisher

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Where Lily Isn t
  • Author : Julie Paschkis
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Release Date : 2020-01-21

Where Lily Isn't is Julie Paschkis and Margaret Chodos-Irvine's beautiful bereavement picture book celebrating the love of a lost pet. Lily ran and jumped and barked and whimpered and growled and wiggled and wagged and licked and snuggled. But not now. It is hard to lose a pet. There is

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The Lathe Of Heaven
  • Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-04-15

George Orr discovers that his dreams possess the remarkable ability to change the world, and when he falls into the hands of a power-mad psychiatrist, he counters by dreaming up a perfect world that can overcome his nightmares, in a new edition of the classic science fiction novel. Reprint. 20,000 first

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Always Home  A Daughter s Recipes   Stories
  • Author : Fanny Singer
  • Publisher : Appetite by Random House
  • Release Date : 2020-03-31

A memoir about growing up as the daughter of culinary legend Alice Waters: a story of food, family, figuring out who you are, and the bond between a daughter and mother. In this extraordinarily intimate portrait of her mother--and herself--Fanny Singer, daughter of revered food icon and activist Alice Waters,

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Love You Forever
  • Author : Robert N. Munsch
  • Publisher : Firefly Books
  • Release Date : 1986

As her son grows up from little boy to adult man, a mother secretly rocks him each night as he sleeps.

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Tehanu
  • Author : Ursula K. Le Guin
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2004-11-23

When Sparrowhawk, the Archmage of Earthsea, returns from the dark land stripped of his magic powers, he finds refuge with the aging widow Tenar and a crippled girl child who carries an unknown destiny.

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle
  • Author : Shirley Jackson
  • Publisher : McClelland & Stewart
  • Release Date : 2016-01-05

The final novel from one of the twentieth century’s greatest writers. Most of the Blackwoods are dead. They were poisoned by arsenic, and the suspected murderer – Constance Blackwood – still lives in their family estate. In fact, she never leaves. Nor does her Uncle Julian, who is confined to a

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Coming Home for Christmas
  • Author : Fern Michaels
  • Publisher : Kensington Publishing Corp.
  • Release Date : 2011-10-01

No one captures the delights of the holiday season like #1 New York Times bestselling author Fern Michaels ... Silver Bells For years, movie star Amy Lee wondered what it would be like to leave her shallow Hollywood life and go back home to Apple Valley, Pennsylvania. This Christmas, she plans to

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