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  • Crossings

    A Novel

    "A sparkling debut. Landragin’s seductive literary romp shines as a celebration of the act of storytelling." **—****Publishers Weekly"Romance, mystery, history, and magical invention dance across centuries in an impressive debut novel."** **—****Kirkus Reviews (Starred Review)"Deft writing seduces the reader in a complex tale of pursuit, denial, and retribution moving from past to future. Highly ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    Crossings

    A Novel

    Unabridged

    24 hours 24 min

    **Alex Landragin's Crossings is an unforgettable and explosive genre-bending debut—a novel in three parts, designed to be read in two different directions, spanning a hundred and fifty years and seven lifetimes.*To listen to this novel straight through, just play the program from the beginning. To listen to the Baroness Sequence, start with Download Part 2 at 12 hours, 21 minutes.***On the brink ... Read more

    $19.49 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Man-Machine Dialogue

    Design and Challenges

    This book summarizes the main problems posed by the design of a man–machine dialogue system and offers ideas on how to continue along the path towards efficient, realistic and fluid communication between humans and machines.A culmination of ten years of research, it is based on the author’s development, investigation and experimentation covering a multitude of fields, including artificial ... Read more

    $132.00 USD

  • The Best of Intentions (Canadian Crossings Book #1)

    series Canadian Crossings #1
    In the aftermath of WWI, Grace Abernathy is determined to reunite with her family, crossing an ocean to convince her widowed sister to return home to England. Yet Toronto holds more tragedy and her nephew Christian is now in the custody of his paternal relatives, the formidable Easton family, who rejected Grace's sister because of her low social status.Unconvinced the Eastons can be fitting ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Great Crossings

    Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson

    In Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson, prize-winning historian Christina Snyder reinterprets the history of Jacksonian America. Most often, this drama focuses on whites who turned west to conquer a continent, extending "liberty" as they went. Great Crossings also includes Native Americans from across the continent seeking new ways to assert anciently-held rights ... Read more

    $17.09 USD

  • Border Crossings

    Then and Now in the Welsh Marches

    When Richard Dobson toured the border county of Herefordshire in 2005, following in the footsteps of Victorian artist Henry Thornhill Timmins, he recorded the experience in his subsequent book In My Own Time.Join him in his latest tour as he describes, in their words, what earlier writers discovered as they travelled through the Welsh Marches, even before the word ‘tourism’ was first used. ... Read more

    $12.79 USD

  • The Highest of Hopes (Canadian Crossings Book #2)

    series Canadian Crossings #2
    After her beloved grandfather's death, Emmaline Moore is shocked to discover that her "deceased" father is actually living in Canada. Having no other family, Emma decides she must find him, and so embarks on a journey across the ocean, accompanied by her best friend, Jonathan. Unfortunately, Randall Moore and his well-to-do family aren't thrilled by her arrival, fearing her sudden appearance will ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Rough Crossings

    The Slaves, the British, and the American Revolution

    by Simon Schama ...
    “The most dramatic account so far of the extraordinary expeience of slaves in and after the American Revolution. . . . Schama’s gift for plunging us into the very center of the action makes reading an exhilarating and often moving experience.”—Daily TelegraphIf you were black in America at the start of the Revolutionary War, whom would you want to win? In response to a declaration by the last ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Where the Line Is Drawn

    A Tale of Crossings, Friendships, and Fifty Years of Occupation in Israel-Palestine

    by Raja Shehadeh ...
    Acclaimed, prize-winning author: Palestinian Walks was awarded an Orwell Prize in the U.K. and received significant media attention in the United States.Standing: Shehadeh is one of the most celebrated Palestinian writers working today. The New York Times says that “few Palestinians have opened their minds and their hearts with such frankness.”Affiliations: Shehadeh is the founder of the human ... Read more

    $18.69 USD

  • Crossings

    Extraordinary Structures for Extraordinary Animals

    Illustrated by Mike Orodán ...
    This powerful nonfiction picture book explores wildlife crossings around the world and how they are helping save thousands of animals every day.Around the world, bridges, tunnels, and highways are constantly being built to help people get from one place to another. But what happens when construction spreads over, under, across, and through animal habitats? Thankfully, groups of concerned citizens, ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Canoe Crossings

    Understanding the Craft that Helped Shape British Columbia

    by Sanford Osler ...
    Often called one of the Seven Wonders of Canada, the canoe has played a particularly important role in British Columbia. This seemingly simple watercraft allowed coastal First Nations to hunt on the open ocean and early explorers to travel the province’s many waterways. Always at the crossroads of canoe culture, BC today is home to innovative artists and designers who have rediscovered ancient ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • Crossings

    A Novel

    Despite rumors of impending war, the majestic ship Normandie makes its transatlantic voyage from Washington D.C., to France. Aboard is beautiful, American-born Liane De Villiers, devoted to her much-older husband, the French ambassador to the United States, and her two daughters. She meets Nick Burnham, an American steel magnate, a kind man trapped in a loveless marriage. Their passion remains ... Read more

    $8.99 USD