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White Sands, Red Menace

Author : Ellen Klages
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2008-10-02
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN : 9781440642272
File Size : 13,8 Mb
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Book Summary: Engrossing historical fiction from the Scott O'Dell Award-winning author of The Green Glass Sea! It is 1946. World War II is over, ended by the atomic bomb that Dewey Kerrigan's and Suze Gordon's scientist parents helped build. Dewey's been living with the Gordons since before the war's end, before her father died, moving south with them to Alamogordo, New Mexico. At the White Sands Missile Range, Phil Gordon is working on rockets that will someday go to the moon; at home, Terry Gordon is part of the scientists' movement against the Bomb. Dewey and Suze have conflicts of their own. Where does a girl who likes physics and math fit in? How do you know the right time to speak up and the right time to keep your head down? And, most important of all: What defines a family?

White Sands National Monument

Author : Rose Houk,Michael Collier
Publisher : Western National Parks Association
Release : 1994
Category : Natural history
ISBN : 1877856509
File Size : 17,9 Mb
Total Download : 827

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Book Summary: Rising in a seemingly endless procession from an ancient lake bed in the Tularosa Basin of southern New Mexico, the stark gypsum dunes of White Sands National Monument grow, crest, and slump, driven by the wind. The sands form an ecological island where desert plants and animals have adapted to a bright and shifting world. This stunning book describes the area's natural and human history, including the detonation of the first atomic bomb at the nearby Trinity site. Photos by Michael Collier, plus rare historical images.

White Sand

Author : Brandon Sanderson,Rik Hoskin
Publisher : Dynamite Entertainment
Release : 2016-06-28
Category : Conspiracies
ISBN : 1606908855
File Size : 33,8 Mb
Total Download : 240

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Book Summary: A brand new saga of magic and adventure by #1 New York Times best-selling author Brandon Sanderson. On the planet of Taldain, the legendary Sand Masters harness arcane powers to manipulate sand in spectacular ways. But when they are slaughtered in a sinister conspiracy, the weakest of their number, Kenton, believes himself to be the only survivor. With enemies closing in on all sides, Kenton forges an unlikely partnership with Khriss -- a mysterious Darksider who hides secrets of her own. White Sand brings to life a crucial, unpublished part of Brandon Sanderson's sprawling Cosmere universe. The story has been adapted by Rik Hoskin (Mercy Thompson), with art by Julius Gopez and colors by Ross Campbell. Employing powerful imagery and Sanderson's celebrated approach to magical systems, White Sand is a spectacular new saga for lovers of fantasy and adventure.

White Sands

Author : Geoff Dyer
Publisher : Vintage
Release : 2016-05-03
Category : Travel
ISBN : 9781101870860
File Size : 31,9 Mb
Total Download : 788

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Book Summary: From “one of our most original writers” (Kathryn Schulz, New York magazine) comes an expansive and exacting book—firmly grounded but elegant, often hilarious, and always inquisitive—about travel, unexpected awareness, and the questions we ask when we step outside ourselves. Geoff Dyer’s restless search—for what? is unclear, even to him—continues in this series of fascinating adventures and pilgrimages: with a tour guide who may not be a tour guide in the Forbidden City in Beijing; with friends in New Mexico, where D. H. Lawrence famously claimed to have had his “greatest experience from the outside world”; with a hitchhiker picked up on the way from White Sands; with Don Cherry (or a photo of him, at any rate) at the Watts Towers in Los Angeles. Weaving stories about places to which he has recently traveled with images and memories that have persisted since childhood, Dyer tries “to work out what a certain place—a certain way of marking the landscape—means; what it’s trying to tell us; what we go to it for.” With 4 pages of full-color illustrations.

White Sands National Monument

Author : Joseph T. Page II
Publisher : Arcadia Publishing
Release : 2013
Category : History
ISBN : 9781467130646
File Size : 11,9 Mb
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Book Summary: The White Sands National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located about 25 km (16 mi) southwest of Alamogordo in western Otero County and northeastern Doña Ana County in the state of New Mexico, at an elevation of 4235 feet (1291 m). The area is in the mountain-ringed Tularosa Basin and comprises the southern part of a 710-km2 (275-mi2) field of white sand dunes composed of gypsum crystals. It is the largest gypsum dune field in the world.--Wikipedia.

The Organic Artist

Author : Nick Neddo
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015-01-15
Category : Art
ISBN : 9781592539260
File Size : 38,8 Mb
Total Download : 303

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Book Summary: This is an art book which highlights the possibility of using natural, organic materials as art supplies and inspiration.

White Sands National Monument

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 1992
Category : National monuments
ISBN : IND:30000109917462
File Size : 19,9 Mb
Total Download : 928

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