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4 edition of Longing for latitude found in the catalog.

Longing for latitude

poetry

by Alan C. Howard

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  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Greenroom Press in Gross Pointe, Mich .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Alan C. Howard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3558.O8764 L6 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination51 p. ;
Number of Pages51
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL714584M
ISBN 100966146301
LC Control Number97094737
OCLC/WorldCa38529963

  An iconic poetry collection from American luminary Leonard Cohen, containing some of his most significant verse. Leonard Cohen wrote the poems in Book of Longing—his first book of poetry in more than twenty years after 's Book of Mercy—during his five-year stay at a Zen monastery on Southern California's Mount Baldy, and in Los Angeles, Montreal, and Mumbai. Because sequels and adaptations infest publishing as they do movie-making, please note that The Illustrated Longitude is neither. It consists of Dava Sobel's original text, this time swaddled in illustrations intended to supplement Sobel's prose with the texture of a bygone era sumptuous pictures of the people and the instruments that populate this novelistic story.

Leonard Cohen is one of the great writers, performers, and most consistently daring artists of our time. Book of Longing is Cohen's eagerly awaited new collection of poems, following his highly acclaimed title, Book of Mercy, and his hugely successful publication, Stranger Music, a Globe and Mail national bestseller. Book of Longing contains erotic, playful, and provocative line 4/5(5). From Down East to Fifty-Four Forty or Fight! to Greenwich Mean Time, there are plenty of common phrases that invoke longitude, latitude, and direction. This immensely useful book covers topics such as compass roses, the history of longitude and latitude, Earth s time zones, and the relationship between latitude and climate. The book presents longitude, latitude and direction to lower.

Octavo, original black boards, illustrated. Signed by Leonard Cohen on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Leonard Cohen's first book in nearly 15 years was written on Mt. Baldy, Los Angeles, Montreal and Mumbai. Contains drawings and decorations by the author. "Book of Longing has exceptional range. Longing, book three in the Bailey Flanigan Series, picks up where Learning ended. After a long and lonely silence from Cody Coleman, Bailey Flanigan becomes closer to /5(13).


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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time is a best-selling book by Dava Sobel about John Harrison, an 18th-century clockmaker who created the first clock (chronometer) sufficiently accurate to be used to determine longitude at sea—an important development in book was made into a television series entitled : Dava Sobel.

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HARPERCOLLINS INDIA. IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE FORTHCOMING PUBLICATION OF. THE LITERARY DEBUT OF THE YEAR LATITUDES OF LONGING BY SHUBHANGI SWARUP HarperCollins India is proud to be publishing, this July, the most exciting new literary voice from the subcontinent – Shubhangi Swarup with her debut novel, Latitudes of.

I first read Longitude, by Dava Sobel, just after I finished high school, and I devoured it in a sitting or was the first non-fiction book, I think, that I really couldn't put down.

The (true) story is great: legendary historical figures like Isaac Newton, Galileo, James Cook, King George III; scientific conundrums; innovative engineering; a ransom of millions at stake; and a humble 4/5.

This book is very preachy, however; for regular readers of Christian fiction that probably won't matter, but at times it does get a bit tedious.

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There are line drawings for you to colour in, and at the back of the book, there are descriptions of each place so you can find out a. Poems by Leonard Cohen. AM BST 24 Sep The book of longing. I can't make the hills The system is shot I'm living on pills For which I thank G-d I followed the course.

Pulitzer-winning journalist and travel-writer Horwitz (Confederates in the Attic,etc.), dogging the wake of Captain Cook, discerningly braids Cook’s long-ago perceptions with his own present-day inquiries into the lands the Captain made three epic voyages, sailing from Antarctica to the Arctic, from Australia to Alaska, and to many of the islands that lie between.

Dava Sobel's Longitude achieved bestselling status on the New York Times nonfiction list in both hardcover and paperback. That it has done so speaks well for the reading public in this country. Part biography, part history, part scientific exploration, Longitude relates the quest for an accurate way to determine longitude.

Unlike parallels of latitude, which are fixed by nature, longitude is. Book of Longing was the first new poetry book by Leonard Cohen since 's Book of published in by McClelland and Stewart, Book of Longing contains previously unpublished poems and drawings, mostly written at a Zen monastery on Mount Baldy in California, where Cohen lived from toand in India, which he visited regularly during the late her: McClelland and Stewart.

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That girl was me, and my, how times have changed. I do love a good long read, truly. But these days, I get hung up on the opportunity cost—a. BOOK OF LONGING (DEAR READER). I can´t make the hills The system is shot I´m living on pills for which I thank G-d There´s sun in the leaves and birds in the tree.

Nobody believes.The first warm-up gig for this year’s Latitude festival will take place at the ICA on Thursday 19th June. Tickets are £ plus £1 booking fee, book your tickets here. Latitude is now only a.In MayLeonard Cohen published his first collection of poetry in 22 years, Book of Longing, having previously used some of the material as songs on his most recent albums, Ten New Songs () and Dear Heather ().

The book touched on many of the themes he had explored throughout his writing career, including spirituality (he had spent part of his time between books as a postulant at 8/