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Full eBook Title : Pebble in the Sky (Galactic Empire #3)
Author : Isaac Asimov
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Release Date : 19-1-1950
Book : English Books
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Pebble in the Sky


Title : Pebble in the Sky
Author : Isaac Asimov
Publisher: Macmillan
Total pages: 256 pages
ISBN: 1429968192

One moment Joseph Schwartz is a happily retired tailor in Chicago, 1949. The next he's a helpless stranger on Earth during the heyday of the first Galactic Empire. Earth, as he soon learns, is a backwater, just a pebble in the sky, despised by all the other 200 million planets of the Empire because its people dare to claim it's the original home of man. And Earth is poor, with great areas of radioactivity ruining much of its soil--so poor that everyone is sentenced to death at the age of sixty. Joseph Schwartz is sixty-two. This is young Isaac Asimov's first novel, full of wonders and ideas, the book that launched the novels of the Galactic Empire, culminating in the Foundation series. This is Golden Age SF at its finest. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Sand and Pebbles


Title : Sand and Pebbles
Author : Mujū Ichien,Robert E. Morrell
Publisher: SUNY Press
Total pages: 383 pages
ISBN: 9780887060595

Sand and Pebbles presents the first complete English rendering of Shasekishu--the classic, popular Buddhist "Tale Literature" (setsuwa). This collection of instructive, yet often humorous, anecdotes appeared in the late thirteenth century, within decades of the first stirrings of the revolutionary movements of Kamakura Buddhism. Shasekishu's author, Muju Ichien (1226-1312), lived in a rural temple apart from the centers of political and literary activity, and his stories reflect the customs, attitudes and lifestyles of the commoners. In Sand and Pebbles, complete translations of Book One and other significant narrative parts are supplemented by summaries of the remaining (especially didactic) material and by excerpts from Muju's later work. Introduced by a historical sketch of the period, this work also contains a biography of Muju. Illustrations, charts, a chronology, glossary of terms, notes, an extensive bibliography and an index guide the reader into a seldom seen corner of old Japan. Muju and his writings will interest students of literature as well as scholars of Japanese religion, especially Buddhism. Anthropologists and sociologists will discover details of Kamakura life and thought unrecorded in the official chronicles of the age.


Pebble Beach


Title : Pebble Beach
Author : Hotelling Neal Dost Joanne,Neal Hotelling
Publisher: Triumph Books
Total pages: 224 pages
ISBN: 1617497150

Pebble Beach is the most storied golf venue in the world. Nearly every legendary golfer of the past 100 years has played there. Great champions have been crowned and have lost there; hollywood movies have been filmed there; U.S. presidents and royalty from around the world have visited and played on its legendary fairways. And yet from the beginning, it has been a golf paradise open for everyone to enjoy. Award-winning writer/historian Neal Hotelling brings to life countless tales of past championships as well as the underlying history of the truly spectacular meeting of land and sea.


Pebbles


Title : Pebbles
Author : P. J. Bond
Publisher: Xulon Press
Total pages: 152 pages
ISBN: 1602668396


Pebble


Title : Pebble
Author : Susan Milord
Publisher: HarperCollins
Total pages: 32 pages
ISBN: 9780060858087

There once was a pebble on a rocky shore. It was small and round and nearly smooth. Amid a seascape dotted with endless rocks, one pebble yearns to be special. Can you find the pebble? Susan Milord's clear prose and exquisite collages offer a timeless message about finding one's place in the world.


Pebble & I


Title : Pebble & I
Author : John Fuller
Publisher: Random House
Total pages: 96 pages
ISBN: 1409090914

From the posing of the very first question in the opening poem, 'Fragment of a Victorian Dialogue', John Fuller's enquiring and elegiac new collection arrives with a sharp sense of mortality, marked by the passing of time. Pebble & I responds to its own philosophical enquiries by looking to a world of vivid colour and substance. From the sun-baked pebbles and plastic ice-cream spines that bedeck the 'The Jetsam Garden', to the swallows that nest under the eaves of a farmhouse in the Cilento Hills in 'Stop', the poems take us from inky, restless seascapes to the warmth of the Mediterranean as they examine the connections between man and 'our material cousins' in nature. Seductive, yet sometimes playfully absurd, Fuller plumbs the depths with his trademark light touch and deft technical skill. The natural and social worlds can be as cruel as they are thrilling but ultimately the voices in this collection are here to celebrate 'elements of the eternal / In the ceremony of life.'


Pebble in the Grass


Title : Pebble in the Grass
Author : Gaynor Kay
Publisher: Lulu.com
Total pages: N.A pages
ISBN: 0955429706


Pebbles and Blessings


Title : Pebbles and Blessings
Author : Kathy J Snow
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Total pages: 112 pages
ISBN: 1481723723

This is a collection of poems woven together with the threads of belonging that bind us to one another and to our memories of the past. It is true that poetry does something that no other kind of writing can do. E.E. Cummings wrote that, “Poetry is the algebra of the heart.” For many of us, poems answer questions and solve mysteries in a distinct way. Kathy’s poems are no different; they reveal a soulful journey, a mapping out of her childhood and her life that many can surely relate to. She explores the concept of time and history and unearths the power that those who have come before us have on our lives. She draws on nature’s beauty and the simplicity of landscape and season to frame the images she offers to her reader. A little break from tradition; the reader will also find two forewords in this wonderful book of poetry! The first one is an in depth profound preview, the second the author has chosen to name it "Forward" a welcome parlour leading into the heartfelt Preface which tells the story behind this wonderful journey of both compassionate and heartwarming poetry!


Pebbles, debris


Title : Pebbles, debris
Author : Jim Dening
Publisher:
Total pages: 65 pages
ISBN:


Save Pebble Droppers & Prosperity


Title : Save Pebble Droppers & Prosperity
Author : Clay Barham
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
Total pages: 338 pages
ISBN: 1608607992

Self-proclaimed "politically incorrect" Republican Clay Barham has written his third controversial book about America and the ways in which current-day politics are dismantling the original idea of "a prosperous, free nation." Barham contends that the 2008 election, based on the premise of "change," was more about community interests having far more importance and relevance than individual interests. His book lists factual and historical data that is opposite of that agenda. The pursuit and aspirations of free individuals, he believes, is what has brought about the enormous prosperity that we, as a nation, have had for over two centuries. What has happened to the voices who believe in the importance of the individual? Why is America different from the rest of the world? And if "change" is inevitable, will we lose that which sets us apart? Barham investigates the reasons why, with intellectual candor and hard-core facts.


Pebbles in the Sea


Title : Pebbles in the Sea
Author : Phillip Compton
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Total pages: N.A pages
ISBN: 9781462820993


Pebbles In A Shell


Title : Pebbles In A Shell
Author : Barbara Baldwin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Total pages: 183 pages
ISBN: 1603139923

Everything Bonnie Keeler believes about life and marriage changes the day she discovers her husband's infidelity. Not only has he broken their wedding vows, but he blames her romance writing and shames her into giving up her passion - creating stories of mystery and romance; always with happily-ever-after endings. Leaving everything behind, she travels to Cape Cod, where she can wallow in self pity and drown her sorrows in the ocean. Two things interfere with Bonnie's self-imposed solitude—the ghost in her rental house who is protective of her and Robert Garrett, a soft-spoken bookseller, who quietly infiltrates her life and helps her re-discover her self-worth. Can she trust her heart again to find the laughter and love missing in her life? Is the ghost trying to tell her it's never too late to live happily ever after?


The Pebble


Title : The Pebble
Author : S. Robertson
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
Total pages: 290 pages
ISBN: 142518264X

A personal glimpse of the evolution of Canada's health care system from the 1960s to the 21st Century. The narrative takes you from the Maritimes to British Columbia.


Christmas at Pebble Creek (Free Short Story)


Title : Christmas at Pebble Creek (Free Short Story)
Author : Vannetta Chapman
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Total pages: 25 pages
ISBN: 0736959165

This free short story e-romance is an exclusive bonus from The Pebble Creek Amish Series by Vannetta Chapman. Fans of the series will enjoy this chance to briefly revisit Pebble Creek, and new readers will be introduced to an Amish community that is more deeply explored in the three full novels, A Promise for Miriam, A Home for Lydia, and A Wedding for Julia. As a bonus, this free eBook also includes Amish homestyle recipes for chicken and dumplings, green beans, and fresh bread. Heavy snow blankets the southwestern Wisconsin Amish community as nineteen-year-old Grace Miller closes the schoolhouse for Christmas break. She's looking forward to having extra time to help the family prepare for the holiday, and she is hoping to get a few more drawings in of the beautiful, snowy Pebble Creek landscape. Her courtship with Adam Lapp is going on six months, and Grace can't wait to give him his present: a blue-and-brown buggy blanket she crocheted for him. Yes, this Christmas is going to be especially joyful. Yet, amid the cheer of snowshoe outings, church potlucks, and holiday festivities, Grace is given a bittersweet reminder of the Christmas story. Grief is present with celebration, and though the future is rarely certain, she is given a heartwarming glimpse that God knows our needs before we do and will provide.


Witch Pebble: Magical Tales of Friendship Fun and Laughter


Title : Witch Pebble: Magical Tales of Friendship Fun and Laughter
Author : Cav
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
Total pages: N.A pages
ISBN: 148340742X

Exquisitely illustrated; the setting is an Enchanted Forest where all kinds of magical creatures live, these stories of friendship and fun will charm you time after time. The little witch Pebble has lived for 400 years with her best friends in a little thatched cottage built for her by the elves. The cottage is the center of life in the Enchanted Forest where everyone comes for help and advice. The witch has a big heart and loves nothing more than to care for them all, often using her magic spells which inevitably go wrong! Pebble can't find her spell book but carries on regardless. Meet the pirate mouse, Tracker the tiger, Colonel the magic mirror, Snowbird; elves and fairies too. Follow their hilarious antics for a heartwarming read. A refreshing read with all the ingredients for good old-fashioned fairy tales!


A Pocket Full of Pebbles


Title : A Pocket Full of Pebbles
Author : Howard Losness
Publisher: iUniverse
Total pages: 344 pages
ISBN: 0595306802

Here are twelve stories from thriller writer Howard Losness, beginning with the tale of a man who refuses to act his age. You'll read about the deal he makes with a Mr. Sattan in return for his youth and the consequences thereof. Then there is Harm, who is living the good life with his wife and family, until the arrival of a letter announcing an additional member that he hadn't counted on, or even knew about. Charlie finds his dream girl and marries her, only to give everyone at the wedding reception the surprise of their lives. And then there is Paddy O'Toole, a gangster wannabe. Wait until you read what fate has in store for this fool. No collection of short stories would be complete without a 'Who done it'. In The Butler Did It, you'll discover Howard Losness' version of not one butler, but a plane full of them. In each of Howard Losness' short stories you will find yourself drawn into the lives and dilemmas that his characters create for themselves.


Pebbles in the Pond (Wave 4)


Title : Pebbles in the Pond (Wave 4)
Author : Christine Kloser
Publisher:
Total pages: 224 pages
ISBN: 9780986290121

What If Your Biggest Challenges, Struggles, and Heartbreaks Were Actually Preparing You for Your Greatest Transformation... and Contribution to the World? Can your most difficult moments be the ones that shed the greatest light in your life? These courageous visionaries say YES! Join bestselling authors Marci Shimoff, Neale Donald Walsch, Christine Kloser, and many other Transformational Authors from around the world as they share their own touching, amazing, and deeply inspiring true stories of their trials, triumphs, and ultimate transformations. In this fourth wave of Pebbles in the Pond, you'll connect with a diverse group of messengers whose stories are unique, yet whose messages have a common thread of inspiration, hope, healing, transformation, and new possibilities. As they share their straight-from-the-heart experiences, they invite you to discover how to transform your own challenges into the greatest gifts and blessings in your life. You'll also discover how one transformed life can cause ripples of good that expand out into the world - just like a "pebble in the pond." Our hope is that you'll also be inspired to discover what your pebble is so you can create a wave of positive change too! As you'll discover on these pages, it doesn't matter where you came from or what you've been through... you are loved and you do make a difference! "A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history." Gandhi Read this book and be inspired by this small body of determined spirits. They are indeed helping to shift the course of history through their own transformations and the ways they choose to live their lives every day. They look forward to sharing their journeys with you.


Pebblebrook


Title : Pebblebrook
Author : Henry Winsor
Publisher:
Total pages: 207 pages
ISBN:


The Story of the Peasant-boy Philosopher, Or, A Child Gathering Pebbles on the Sea Shore


Title : The Story of the Peasant-boy Philosopher, Or, A Child Gathering Pebbles on the Sea Shore
Author : Henry Mayhew
Publisher:
Total pages: 484 pages
ISBN:


Peter the Pebble...Peter the Rock


Title : Peter the Pebble...Peter the Rock
Author : Candi MacAlpine
Publisher: Charisma Media
Total pages: 128 pages
ISBN: 1621360512

Do you struggle with fear, have trouble controlling your temper or often wish you could take back careless words?The apostle Peter had similar shortcomings, and Jesus called him the rock upon which His church was built!