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Calamity


Title : Calamity
Author : Brandon Sanderson
Publisher: Singel Uitgeverijen
Total pages: N.A pages
ISBN: 9021404559

Bijna alle Wrekers zijn dood of bezweken voor het duister. Kaalslag maakt hele steden met de grond gelijk en het ziet ernaar uit dat Regalia’s snode plannen alsnog zullen worden uitgevoerd. David is ervan overtuigd dat de oplossing van het problem ligt bij Calamity, de bloedrode ster aan de hemel die de veroorzaker lijkt van alle ellende. Eerst trekt David nog met een paar getrouwen naar Ildithia, de uit zoutkristallen opgebouwde stad die zich langzaam verplaatst door van achteren af te brokkelen en van voren weer aan te groeien. Daar wacht een reeks grimmige confrontaties, niet alleen met een oude medestander maar ook met hun eigen diepste angsten.


Calamity


Title : Calamity
Author : Brandon Sanderson
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Total pages: 432 pages
ISBN: 0449818411

Order the sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling novel Firefight today! From the bestselling author of the Mistborn series and Words of Radiance comes Calamity, the final book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Reckoners series: Steelheart, Firefight, and Calamity. When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David’s fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy. David knew Prof’s secret, and kept it even when Prof struggled to control the effects of his Epic powers. But facing Obliteration in Babilar was too much. Once the Reckoners’ leader, Prof has now embraced his Epic destiny. He’s disappeared into those murky shadows of menace Epics are infamous for the world over, and everyone knows there’s no turning back. . . . But everyone is wrong. Redemption is possible for Epics—Megan proved it. They’re not lost. Not completely. And David is just about crazy enough to face down the most powerful High Epic of all to get his friend back. Or die trying. Praise for the Reckoners Series: #1 New York Times Bestselling Series “The suspense is relentless and the climax explosive.” —James Dashner, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner series “Another win for Sanderson . . . he’s simply a brilliant writer. Period.” —Patrick Rothfuss, author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller The Name of the Wind “Action-packed.” —EW.com “Compelling. . . . Sanderson uses plot twists that he teases enough for readers to pick up on to distract from the more dramatic reveals he has in store.” —The A.V. Club


Man and Society in Calamity


Title : Man and Society in Calamity
Author : Pitirim A. Sorokin
Publisher: Routledge
Total pages: N.A pages
ISBN: 1351507540

This is an age of great calamities. War and revolution, famine and pestilence, are again rampant on this planet, and they still exact their deadly toll from suffering humanity. Calamities influence every moment of our existence: our mentality and behavior, our social life and cultural processes. Like a demon, they cast their shadow upon every thought we think and every action we perform. In this classic volume, Sorokin attempts to account for the effects these calamities exert on the mental processes, behavior, social organization, and cultural life of the population involved. In what way do famine and pestilence, war and revolution tend to modify our mind and conduct, our social organization and cultural life? To what extent do they succeed in this, and when and why do they prove less effective? What are the causes of these calamities, and what are the ways out? In dealing with these problems Sorokin tries to give a detailed description of the typical effects of famine and pestilence, war and revolution, such as have repeatedly occurred in all major catastrophes of this kind. To use academic language, he attempts to formulate the principal uniformities regularly manifested during such calamities. This book is a forgotten masterpiece of explanation and prediction. It opened new fields of study and broadened the scope of existing specialties.


Calamity


Title : Calamity
Author : Joann Green Byrd
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Total pages: 256 pages
ISBN: 0295805412

June 14, 1903, was a typical, hot Sunday in Heppner, a small farm town in northeastern Oregon. People went to church, ate dinner, and relaxed with family and friends. But late that afternoon, calamity struck when a violent thunderstorm brought heavy rain and hail to the mountains and bare hills south of town. When the fierce downpour reached Heppner, people gathered their children and hurried inside. Most everyone closed their doors and windows against the racket. The thunder and pounding hail masked the sound of something they likely could not have imagined: a roaring, two-story wall of water raging toward town. Within an hour, one of every five people in the prosperous town of 1,300 would lose their lives as the floodwaters pulled apart and carried away nearly everything in their path. The center of town was devastated. Enormous drifts of debris, tangled around bodies, snaked down the valley. The telegraph was down, the railroads were out, and the mayor was in Portland. Stunned survivors bent immediately to the dreadful tasks of searching for loved ones and carrying bodies to a makeshift morgue in the bank. By the next afternoon, thousands of individuals and communities had rushed to the town's aid, an outpouring of generosity that enabled the self-reliant citizens of Heppner to undertake the town's recovery. In Calamity, Joann Green Byrd, a native of eastern Oregon, carefully documents this poignant story, illustrating that even the smallest acts have consequences - good or bad. She draws on a wealth of primary sources, including a moving collection of photographs, to paint a rare picture of how a small town in the West coped with disaster at the turn of the twentieth century.


Interpretations of Calamity from the Viewpoint of Human Ecology


Title : Interpretations of Calamity from the Viewpoint of Human Ecology
Author : Kenneth Hewitt
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Total pages: 304 pages
ISBN: 9780043011607


Searching for Calamity


Title : Searching for Calamity
Author : Linda Jucovy
Publisher: Linda Jucovy
Total pages: 256 pages
ISBN: 0985300302

"Who in the world would think that Calamity Jane would get to be such a famous person?" one of the pallbearers at her funeral asked an interviewer many years later. It seemed like a reasonable question. Who else has accomplished so little by conventional standards and yet achieved such enduring fame? But conventional standards do not apply. Calamity was poor, uneducated, and an alcoholic. For decades, she wandered through the small towns and empty spaces of the Dakotas, Wyoming, and Montana. But she also had a natural talent for self-invention. She created a story about herself and promoted it tirelessly for much of her life. The story emphasized her love of adventure and the heroic role she played in key events in the early history of the American west. She became that story to people around the country who read about her. And she became that story to herself. The details about her exploits were rarely accurate, but a larger truth lay beneath them. In an era when there were few options for women, Calamity had the audacity to be herself. She lived as she pleased, which is to say that she allowed herself the same freedoms her male contemporaries assumed as their birthright. She spoke her mind. She flouted the rules. She dressed as a man when it was illegal for women to wear pants; hung out in saloons although that was unheard of for any woman who was not a prostitute; did men's work; cursed, hollered, and smoked cigars. Although Calamity's name is imprinted in history, most people know little about her. This highly readable biography brings Calamity to life against the backdrop of the American west and of women's determination to break free from their historical constraints.


Calamity Jane


Title : Calamity Jane
Author : Larry Dane Brimner
Publisher: Capstone
Total pages: 32 pages
ISBN: 9780756506001

Presents the life story and adventures of a legendary American frontierswoman Calamity Jane, whose real name was Martha Jane Canary.


Het eerste boek van Calamity Leek


Title : Het eerste boek van Calamity Leek
Author : Paula Lichtarowicz
Publisher: LJ Veen Klassiek
Total pages: N.A pages
ISBN: 9025439675

De vijftienjarige Calamity Leek mag zich niet buiten de Tuinmuur begeven. Ze woont al haar hele leven met vijftien meisjes, haar Zusters, op een afgelegen landgoed in Wales. Overdag werken ze voor hun Moeder en Tante in de rozentuin, en oefenen ze voor de Oorlog tegen de duivelmannen. Op een nacht kijkt een van de Zusters over de Tuinmuur. Maar de gevaren daarbuiten waarvoor ze altijd zijn gewaarschuwd, zijn nergens te bekennen. En vanaf die nacht begint Calamity s wereld in elkaar te storten. Twijfel is aanstekelijk. En beangstigend. 'Het eerste boek van Calamity Leek' is een inventief, verontrustend en wild debuut van een veelbelovend jong talent.


Calamity


Title : Calamity
Author : Camilla Ashforth
Publisher:
Total pages: 24 pages
ISBN: 9780744543933

When Calamity the toy donkey proposes a race, Horatio finds himself a suitable jockey - a peg - but then Calamity keeps running off in the wrong direction. Gentle appealing illus featuring stuffed toys. 4-6 years.


Calamity and Other Stories


Title : Calamity and Other Stories
Author : Daphne Kalotay
Publisher: Anchor
Total pages: 208 pages
ISBN: 0307425142

Twelve luminous stories alive with friendship and secrets introduce a remarkable writer. Daphne Kalotay’s characters confront regrets and unrealized hopes in tales tinged with gentle humor. A newly independent woman finds herself in bed with an ex-husband of long ago. A little girl gets a surprising glimpse into adulthood when she catches her mother in a moment of uninhibited pleasure. A thirteen-year-old boy contends with the unwanted attentions of a younger girl. And for two older women, a tie formed in their youth sustains them through varied twists of fate. These are dazzling intertwined tales of love, failure, and the comedy of human relationships. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Calamity Jane and the Lady Wildcats


Title : Calamity Jane and the Lady Wildcats
Author : Duncan Aikman
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
Total pages: 356 pages
ISBN: 9780803259119

Traces the life of Calamity Jane and describes the experiences of pioneer women in the American West


Calamity Jane


Title : Calamity Jane
Author : James D. McLaird
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Total pages: 384 pages
ISBN: 080618311X

Forget Doris Day singing on the stagecoach. Forget Robin Weigert’s gritty portrayal on HBO’s Deadwood. The real Calamity Jane was someone the likes of whom you’ve never encountered. That is, until now. This book is a definitive biography of Martha Canary, the woman popularly known as Calamity Jane. Written by one of today’s foremost authorities on this notorious character, it is a meticulously researched account of how an alcoholic prostitute was transformed into a Wild West heroine. Always on the move across the northern plains, Martha was more camp follower than the scout of legend. A mother of two, she often found employment as waitress, laundress, or dance hall girl and was more likely to be wearing a dress than buckskin. But she was hard to ignore when she’d had a few drinks, and she exploited the aura of fame that dime novels created around her, even selling her autobiography and photos to tourists. Gun toting, swearing, hard drinking—Calamity Jane was all of these, to be sure. But whatever her flaws or foibles, James D. McLaird paints a compelling portrait of an unconventional woman who more than once turned the tables on those who sought to condemn or patronize her. He also includes dozens of photos—many never before seen—depicting Jane in her many guises. His book is a long-awaited biography of Martha Canary and the last word on Calamity Jane.


Calamity Janes (5-in-1)


Title : Calamity Janes (5-in-1)
Author : Sherryl Woods
Publisher: Harlequin
Total pages: N.A pages
ISBN: 9402524703

Mannen, pas maar op... Want hier komen de Calamity Janes! (1) EENS EEN REBEL... - Nadat ze er tien jaar eerder zonder een woord van afscheid vertrok, had Cassie niet verwacht ooit weer een voet te zetten in Winding River. Maar nu ze is uitgenodigd voor een schoolreünie, is het wel erg verleidelijk om haar beste vriendinnen, de Calamity Janes, weer bij elkaar te zien. Bovendien staat Jake, haar zoontje, te popelen om zijn oma te bezoeken. En dus besluit ze de confrontatie aan te gaan met haar verleden - en met Cole, de vader van Jake... Cole is blij verrast om zijn oude vlam Cassie weer te zien; het lijkt wel of ze in de afgelopen jaren alleen maar mooier is geworden. Toch weet hij nog steeds niet waarom ze hem destijds zo abrupt in de steek liet. Bij het zien van haar zoon bekruipt hem echter een angstig vermoeden... (2) DROMEN VAN LIEFDE - Na de tragische dood van haar man, Caleb, moet Karen Hanson hun ranch in haar eentje draaiende zien te houden. Hoewel het niet meevalt, is ze het aan Caleb verschuldigd. Volgens haar vriendinnen, de Calamity Janes, is dit echter hét moment om eindelijk haar droom om te gaan reizen uit te laten komen, en ze stellen voor dat ze de ranch verkoopt aan Grady Blackhawk... Calebs aartsvijand. Karen wil er niets van weten. Is het misschien omdat ze zich stiekem tot Grady aangetrokken voelt? Grady Blackhawk wil de Hanson-ranch maar al te graag kopen, daar heeft hij nooit een geheim van gemaakt. Alleen wel om heel andere redenen dan de mooie jonge weduwe Karen denkt. Maar hoe maakt hij haar duidelijk dat zijn bedoelingen helemaal zo slecht niet zijn? Er zit maar één ding op: hij moet veel tijd met haar doorbrengen. Héél veel tijd... (3) GESTOLEN HART - Alsof het nog niet erg genoeg is dat haar zakenpartner haar heeft opgelicht! Nu wordt Gina Petrillo ook nog eens lastiggevallen door de knappe én knap irritante jurist Rafe O'Donnell, die stellig blijft beweren dat zij ook heeft gesjoemeld met de boekhouding van haar New Yorkse restaurant. En dat terwijl ze naar Winding River is gekomen om alles eens rustig op een rijtje te zetten. Lukt dat wel als ze Rafe niet alleen steeds tegen het lijf loopt, maar ook niet uit haar hoofd kan krijgen? Rafe O'Donnell is ervan overtuigd dat Gina net zo schuldig is als haar zakenpartner. Daarom, en alléén daarom, is het noodzakelijk dat hij haar nauwlettend in de gaten houdt. Dat ze meer passie in hem weet op te wekken dan welke andere vrouw ook, heeft daar niets mee te maken... (4) EEN GOEDE ZAAK - Emma Rogers vindt het prima om terug te zijn in Winding River voor de reünie, maar ze peinst er niet over om er weer te gaan wonen. Ze kan haar baan bij een groot advocatenkantoor in Denver absoluut niet opgeven - en haar moeder hoeft echt niet te proberen haar aan een man te koppelen om haar in de buurt te houden! Maar als ze de verdediging van de verdachte in een lokale moordzaak op zich neemt, wordt ze wel erg nerveus van de sexy journalist Ford Hamilton. En dat terwijl ze een gloeiende hekel heeft aan journalisten... Emma mag dan enorm onaardig tegen hem doen, denkt Ford, maar wat is ze mooi! Het is helemaal geen straf om voor zijn krant het proces rondom de moord te verslaan - een prima excuus om haar steeds op te zoeken. Maar waarom houdt ze hem zo angstvallig op een afstand? (5) KUS VAN EEN STER - Beeldschoon, rijk, door velen aanbeden... Lauren Winters is het allemaal. Toch is ze niet tevreden met haar flitsende filmsterrenleven. Wat ze écht belangrijk vindt, zijn haar familie en haar vriendinnen, de Calamity Janes. En dus neemt ze een drastisch besluit: ze keert terug naar Winding River om paardentrainer te worden. Tot haar opluchting herkent haar nieuwe baas, de sexy cowboy Wade Owens, haar totaal niet. Als ze elkaar kussen, is ze in de wolken. Eindelijk eens een man die alleen háár wil, en niet haar geld! Maar wat als hij ontdekt wie ze werkelijk is? Wade Owens heeft een hekel aan rijke mensen; die denken dat ze zich alles kunnen


Calamity Jane


Title : Calamity Jane
Author : Doris Faber
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total pages: 80 pages
ISBN: 9780395865392

Examines the life of the Wild West heroine who was transformed into a legendary figure in the public mind.


The Pentecost of Calamity


Title : The Pentecost of Calamity
Author : Owen Wister
Publisher: Wildside Press LLC
Total pages: 148 pages
ISBN: 143446184X

Owen Wister (1860-1938) was an American writer of western novels, most famous for "The Virginian."


Calamity


Title : Calamity
Author : Brandon Sanderson
Publisher: Delacorte Press
Total pages: 421 pages
ISBN: 0385743602

Order the sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling novel Firefight today! From the bestselling author of the Mistborn series and Words of Radiance comes Calamity, the final book in the New York Times bestselling Reckoners series. What started in the instant #1 New York Times bestseller Steelheart and continued in the instant #1 New York Times bestseller Firefight now concludes in Calamity. When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David's fate has been tied to their villainy ever since that historic night. Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy. David knew Prof's secret, and kept it even when Prof struggled to control the effects of his Epic powers. But facing Obliteration in Babilar was too much. Once the Reckoners' leader, Prof has now embraced his Epic destiny. He's disappeared into those murky shadows of menace Epics are infamous for the world over, and everyone knows there's no turning back. . . . But everyone is wrong. Redemption is possible for Epics--Megan proved it. They're not lost. Not completely. And David is just about crazy enough to face down the most powerful High Epic of all to get his friend back. Or die trying. Praise for the Reckoners Series: "The suspense is relentless and the climax explosive."--James Dashner, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Maze Runner series "Another win for Sanderson . . . he's simply a brilliant writer. Period." --Patrick Rothfuss, author of the New York Times and USA Today bestseller The Name of the Wind [STAR] "Snappy dialogue, bizarre plot twists, high-intensity action, and a touch of mystery and romance . . . leaves [readers] panting for the sequel." --Booklist, Starred "Action-packed."--EW.com "Compelling. . . . Sanderson uses plot twists that he teases enough for readers to pick up on to distract from the more dramatic reveals he has in store." --The A.V. Club "An absolute page-turner.""--Publishers Weekly "A straight-up Marvel Comics-style action drama."--Kirkus Reviews


Wild Bill Hickok & Calamity Jane


Title : Wild Bill Hickok & Calamity Jane
Author : James D. McLaird
Publisher: South Dakota State Hist Society
Total pages: 174 pages
ISBN: 0977795594

Chronicles the lives of Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane, describing their legendary relationship and how novelists, journalists, and movie makers portrayed them.


The Calamity Janes: Cassie & Karen


Title : The Calamity Janes: Cassie & Karen
Author : Sherryl Woods
Publisher: MIRA
Total pages: 400 pages
ISBN: 146038072X

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sherryl Woods brings readers two classic tales of the Calamity Janes…fierce friends facing challenges in life and love Do You Take This Rebel? Cassie Collins fled Winding River, Wyoming, when she discovered she was pregnant. Now, ten years later and stronger, she's been drawn back to town for a reunion with her friends, the Calamity Janes. But is she strong enough to stand up to Cole Davis, the wealthy father of her child who has the power to take away her son? Or can they finally become the family she always dreamed of? Courting the Enemy Karen Hanson's oldest friends, the Calamity Janes, are urging her to sell her struggling ranch to brooding, enigmatic Grady Blackhawk. But how can she possibly sell out to her late husband's worst enemy? Spending time with her handsome adversary could cost Karen a lot more than her ranch. Grady's suddenly far less interested in the land than he is in claiming Karen herself!


Calamity Jane


Title : Calamity Jane
Author : Richard W. Etulain
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
Total pages: 280 pages
ISBN: 0806152621

This exhaustive bibliographical reference will be the first stop for anyone looking for Calamity Jane in print, film, or photograph—and wanting to know how reliable those sources may be. Richard W. Etulain, renowned western-U.S. historian and the author of a recent biography of this charismatic figure, enumerates and assesses the most valuable sources on Calamity Jane’s life and legend in newspapers, magazines, journals, books, and movies, as well as historical and government archives. Etulain begins with a brief biography of Martha Canary, aka Calamity Jane (1856–1903), then analyzes the origins and growth of her legends. The sources, Etulain shows, reveal three versions of Calamity Jane. In the most popular one, she was a Wild Woman of the Old West who helped push a roaring frontier through its final stages. This is the Calamity Jane who fought Indians, marched with the military, and took on the bad guys. Early in her life she also hoped to embody the pioneer woman, seeking marriage and a stable family and home. A third, later version made of Calamity an angel of mercy who reached out to the poor and nursed smallpox victims no one else would help. The hyperbolic journalism of the Old West, as well as dime novels and the stretchers Calamity herself told in her interviews and autobiography, shaped her legends through much of the twentieth century. Many of the sensational early accounts of Calamity’s life, Etulain notes, were based on rumor and hearsay. In illuminating the role of the Deadwood Dick dime novel series and other pulp fiction in shaping what we know—or think we know—of the American West, Etulain underscores one of his fascinating themes: the power of popular culture. The product of twenty years’ labor sifting fact from falsehood or distortion, this bibliography and reader’s guide includes brief discussions of nearly every item’s contents, along with a terse, entertaining evaluation of its reliability.


Mud Season: How One Woman's Dream of Moving to Vermont, Raising Children, Chickens and Sheep, and Running the Old Country Store Pretty Much Led to One Calamity After Another


Title : Mud Season: How One Woman's Dream of Moving to Vermont, Raising Children, Chickens and Sheep, and Running the Old Country Store Pretty Much Led to One Calamity After Another
Author : Ellen Stimson
Publisher: The Countryman Press
Total pages: 253 pages
ISBN: 1581572042

Chronicles the author's transition from city life to rural life in Vermont where she and her family, deciding to operate one of the oldest country stores in America, are faced with opposition and distrust by local residents who disliked change.