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  • Taking Root in Provence

    They agreed on one thing before retiring-they would travel, sniff around at other countries and other lifestyles, and discover along the way which place came closest to "having it all." There they would drop anchor and go with the flow. The going has been good, so much so that these former Washingtonians have decided to make France their permanent home. They chose the city over the countryside and ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • Taking Root in Rocky Soil

    3,000 Years of Art in the Wind River Mountains

    by Bob Bahr ...
    Humans have created art in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming for at least 3,000 years. Journalist Bob Bahr examines why the rugged countryside of the area has proved so inspiring---and discovers a rich history and persisting beauty that makes art-making in the Winds feel nearly inevitable. From the petroglyphs of early inhabitants to the cowboys, cowgirls, ranchers, and other residents who feel ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Taking Root

    Narratives of Jewish Women in Latin America

    series Research in International Studies, Latin America Series
    In Taking Root, Latin American women of Jewish descent, from Mexico to Uruguay, recall their coming of age with Sabbath candles and Hebrew prayers, Ladino songs and merengue music, Queen Esther and the Virgin of Guadalupe. Rich and poor, Sephardi and Ashkenazi, Jewish immigrant families searched for a new home and identity in predominantly Catholic societies. The essays included here examine the ... Read more

    $33.29 USD

  • Institutions Taking Root

    Building State Capacity in Challenging Contexts

    series New Frontiers of Social Policy
    Building and operating successful public institutions is a perennial and long-term challenge for governments, which is compounded by the volatile conditions found in fragile settings. Yet some government agencies do manage to take root and achieve success in delivering results earning legitimacy and forging resilience in otherwise challenging contexts. Drawing on mixed-method empirical research ... Read more

    $25.19 USD

  • Taking Root

    Human Rights and Public Opinion in the Global South

    series Oxford Studies in Culture and Politics
    Human rights organizations have grown exponentially across the globe, particularly in the global South, and the term human rights is now common parlance among politicians and civil society activists. While debates about human rights are waged in elite circles, what do publics in the global South think about human rights ideas and the organizations that promote them? Drawing on large-scale public ... Read more

    $26.59 USD

  • The Seeds of Clutter: A Guide for Preventing Common Household Clutter From Taking Root

    by Art Dragon ...
    Using a garden analogy, the author offers seventeen New Habits plus dozens of tips on how to manage the stuff you already own, while preventing new things from becoming clutter.Just as most plants start as a seed, many piles of clutter can begin with a single misplaced item. These 'clutter seeds' often attract others and grow, changing an area of your home from clutter-free to clutter-prone. ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Taking Root

    The Nature Writing of William and Adam Summer of Pomaria

    William Summer founded the renowned Pomaria Nursery, which thrived from the 1840s to the 1870s in central South Carolina and became the center of a bustling town that today bears its name. The nursery grew into one of the most important American nurseries of the antebellum period, offering wide varieties of fruit trees and ornamentals to gardeners throughout the South. Summer also published ... Read more

    $30.29 USD

  • Taking Root

    Devotional Stories about Conversion

    by Diana Kleyn ...
    The picture of a plant taking root is used in the Bible to teach us the idea of conversion. When someone’s heart is turned from himself and his sinful ways to faith in Jesus and devotion to God, it is like a plant which starts to shoot out roots into rich soil so that it can live and take nourishment. There is no way for a plant to have life unless it takes root, and there is no way for a person ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • A Journey That is LIFE; like a plant taking root on dry ground

    Life has many detours that it presents to all without any form of discrimination; whether you’re a believer or not. It is during these unplanned and unforeseen detours that we need to hear from a higher power than ourselves. It is during these times that those who know their God need a Word made flesh.During one of the greatest detours of my life, the Word of God was made flesh to me. It ceased ... Read more

    $7.99 USD

  • A Year in Provence

    by Peter Mayle ...
    series Vintage Departures
    NATIONAL BESTSELLER • In this witty and warm-hearted account, Peter Mayle tells what it is like to realize a long-cherished dream and actually move into a 200-year-old stone farmhouse in the remote country of the Lubéron with his wife and two large dogs.He endures January's frosty mistral as it comes howling down the Rhône Valley, discovers the secrets of goat racing through the middle of town, ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Croak, Monsieur!

    Stranded in Provence, Book 5

    series The Stranded in Provence Mysteries #5
    For some people not even the apocalypse can ruin a nice day on the water.A spring boat ride with no motor, no GPS and no radio.What could possibly go wrong?When Jules goes to Marseille to run an errand for the twins, she meets an exotic new friend who offers her a day trip on a French yacht to wash away the gloom of the post-apocalyptic winter Jules has just endured.The trip promises everything ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Death du Jour

    series The Stranded in Provence Mysteries
    Stranded in the South of France after an EMP wipes out all international travel, electricity and communications, Jules Hooker thinks life can’t get any worse……Right up to the moment when France decides to move all stranded aliens to refugee camps.Add to her problems a murder in the local café that implicates a dear friend and the fact that she’s being forced to marry her arch nemesis in order to ... Read more

    $4.99 USD