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Green Sisters

Green sisters are environmentally active Catholic nuns working to heal the earth as they cultivate new forms of religious culture.

Author : Sarah McFarland Taylor

Release : 2009-06-30

Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN : 0674027108

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Green sisters are environmentally active Catholic nuns working to heal the earth as they cultivate new forms of religious culture. Inviting us into their world, Taylor offers a firsthand understanding of the experiences of women whose lives bring together orthodoxy and activism, and whose lifestyle provides a compelling view of sustainable living.

Sisters and the Green Vegetable Solution

The bottle contained a sort of sparkly liquid that could only be described as being
Kelly Green in color. After all, it was Kelly's creation, and she does think very
highly of herself, so why not. All Shannon had to do was to place one drop of the

Author : Michael J. Gaddis

Release : 2013-09-17

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

ISBN : 1483697509

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Shannon is an adventurous, mischievous, outgoing young girl who has a problem. She does not like green vegetables. Kelly, Shannon's older sister, is a clever. confident, natural problem solver. Together they join forces to discover a Green Vegetable Solution.

Sisters of Tomorrow

JuliA Boynton green (1861–1957) was an American poet whose light verse
epitomized the sense of wonder often associated with early magazine SF. Born in
Boston, Green briefly attended college at Wellesley and studied art in London ...

Author : Lisa Yaszek

Release : 2016-06-07

Publisher : Wesleyan University Press

ISBN : 0819576255

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Winner of the Susan Koppelman Award (2017) For nearly half a century, feminist scholars, writers, and fans have successfully challenged the notion that science fiction is all about “boys and their toys,” pointing to authors such as Mary Shelley, Clare Winger Harris, and Judith Merril as proof that women have always been part of the genre. Continuing this tradition, Sisters of Tomorrow: The First Women of Science Fiction offers readers a comprehensive selection of works by genre luminaries, including author C. L. Moore, artist Margaret Brundage, and others who were well known in their day, including poet Julia Boynton Green, science journalist L. Taylor Hansen, and editor Mary Gnaedinger. Providing insightful commentary and context, this anthology documents how women in the early twentieth century contributed to the pulp-magazine community and showcases the content they produced, including short stories, editorial work, illustrations, poetry, and science journalism. Yaszek and Sharp’s critical annotation and author biographies link women’s work in the early science fiction community to larger patterns of feminine literary and cultural production in turn-of-the-twentieth-century America. In a concluding essay, the award-winning author Kathleen Ann Goonan considers such work in relation to the history of women in science and engineering and to the contemporary science fiction community itself.

Two Sisters and a Piano and Other Plays

Nilo Cruz. L. WOMAN: You come bathed in green blood, green river water, green
air, green light. You lie there in wait as though in a green ambush until someone
whispers your green name, Federico. GENERAL: Federico. GUARD: Federico.

Author : Nilo Cruz

Release : 2005-06-01

Publisher : Theatre Communications Group

ISBN : 1559366079

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Nilo Cruz is the most produced Cuban American playwright in the United States and was the first dramatist of Hispanic descent to receive the Pulitzer Prize. In his plays, Cruz almost always journeys back to Cuba, even when the play is not set there. Cruz is a sensualist, a conjurer of mysterious voyages and luxuriant landscapes. He is a poetic chronicler, a documentarian of the presence of Latin people in American life. He conveys the strength and persistence of the Cuban spirit through a wholly dramatic imagination. This volume also includes the one-act play, Capriccio. Two Sisters and a Piano “Cruz’s tightly constructed study of incarcerated sisters provides the spine for an authentic study of oppression that bends but never breaks the human spirit.”—Variety Beauty of the Father “He is that rare American scribe who embraces the role of stage poet and the legacy of Tennessee Williams.”—The Seattle Times Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams “Cruz explores all kinds of loss . . . lost childhood, lost freedom, lost innocence. Yet he infused Hortensia with joy, with desire, with humor and hope and healing.”—The Miami Herald Lorca in a Green Dress “Like Lorca, Cruz is a lyrical writer in whom the surreal is grounded in the musical world of the senses . . . it is fresh, wonderful and dazzling.”—Mail Tribune (Oregon) Nilo Cruz is the author of many plays, including A Park in Our House, A Bicycle Country, Dancing on Her Knees, Night Train to Bolina and other works. He is a recipient of numerous awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Alton Jones Award and the Kesselring Prize. Mr. Cruz is a professor at the Yale School of Drama. He resides in New York City and is a New Dramatists alumnus.

The Sisters and Green Magic

Author : Arnold Bax

Release : 1900

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Sisters of the Academy

Emergent Black Women Scholars in Higher Education Reitumetse Obakeng
Mabokela, Anna Lucille Green. Dr. Anna Lucille Green Dr. Anna Lucille Green is
the third child of Ms. Jacquelyn Collins Green and Mr. Murphy Green, Jr. She was

Author : Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela

Release : 2001

Publisher : Stylus Publishing, LLC.

ISBN : 9781579220396

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There are disturbing trends in the continued under-representation of African American women in higher education, especially their attainment of post-baccalaureate and graduate degrees. This is an issue of major concern nationally, for the Black community, and for leaders in higher education. The fifteen scholars who contribute to this volume trace the trajectory of Black women in education, with a particular focus on higher education. These scholars combine research and personal narratives to explore educational issues ranging from historical accounts of Black female teachers in the nineteenth century, to the challenges and triumphs of being an activist researcher at the turn of the twenty-first century. The essays in this volume address specific historical, social, cultural, political, and academic issues that affect Black women in the academy, and provide readers with tangible examples of how these scholars have transcended some of the challenges in their pursuit of academic excellence. While these essays do not claim to provide the "magic solution" or a "how-to-guide" to success in higher education, they do raise thought-provoking issues that are critical to the success of Black women in higher education. This book uncovers issues, and proposes remedies, which will be of vital interest for anyone concerned with diversity and equity in higher education. It celebrates emergent scholars of African descent, who have used the challenges they have encountered in their journeys through the academy to create opportunities for success.

Sisters On the Case

Both were detectives created by Anna Katherine Green, one of the most
successful crime writers of the last hundred years. At a time when America's
population was a quarter what it is today, Green's books usually sold around a
million copies.

Author : Sara Paretsky

Release : 2007-10-02

Publisher : Penguin

ISBN : 1440620334

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More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA

Old London, Paddington Green to Seven Sisters

The names of statesmen , On the north - west side of the parish is Kensal soldiers
, poets , and philosophers , are inscribed side New Town , with its appendage of
Kensal Green . by side on the sculptured slabs which adorn the In his work ...

Author : Edward Walford

Release : 1989

Publisher :


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At the beginning of the 19th century Paddington was still a rural area but London was fast developing and Paddington, Kilburn, St John's Wood, Primrose Hill, Camden Town and Kentish Town were all rapidly expanding. Many of the Georgian houses and terraces built during this time have survived.

National Labor Relations Act

One of Violet Green's sisters , Ruth Martin , was told to come in that night but
Violet Green was instructed not to come back until she was sent for . Her
testimony concerning the conversation with Oxner on June 27 was substantiated
by her ...

Author : United States. Congress. House. Special Committee to Investigate the National Labor Relations Board

Release : 1940

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Neighbours on the Green

I suppose it was a fancy of their father ' s - he called them the Sisters ' always .
They called each other Sister when they spoke to or of each other . It annoyed me
at ... They were called the Sisters ' everywhere on the Green . I believe some of ...

Author : Mrs. Oliphant (Margaret)

Release : 1889

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Sisters in War

Zia was so busy with her job that she had spent very little time outside the Green
Zone lately. Now, as she passed through the city, she felt depressed. The Green
Zone always had electricity, clean streets, bottled water, and ample food.

Author : Christina Asquith

Release : 2011-05-11

Publisher : Random House

ISBN : 1588367614

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Caught up in a terrifying war, facing choices of life and death, two Iraqi sisters take us into the hidden world of women’s lives under U.S. occupation. Through their powerful story of love and betrayal, interwoven with the stories of a Palestinian American women’s rights activist and a U.S. soldier, journalist Christina Asquith explores one of the great untold sagas of the Iraq war: the attempt to bring women’s rights to Iraq, and the consequences for all those involved. On the heels of the invasion, twenty-two-year-old Zia accepts a job inside the U.S. headquarters in Baghdad, trusting that democracy will shield her burgeoning romance with an American contractor from the disapproval of her fellow Iraqis. But as resistance to the U.S. occupation intensifies, Zia and her sister, Nunu, a university student, are targeted by Islamic insurgents and find themselves trapped between their hopes for a new country and the violent reality of a misguided war. Asquith sets their struggle against the broader U.S. efforts to bring women’s rights to Iraq, weaving the sisters’ story with those of Manal, a Palestinian American women’s rights activist, and Heather, a U.S. army reservist, who work together to found Iraq’s first women’s center. After one of their female colleagues is gunned down on a highway, Manal and Heather must decide whether they can keep fighting for Iraqi women if it means risking their own lives. In Sisters in War, Christina Asquith introduces the reader to four women who dare to stand up for their rights in the most desperate circumstances. With compassion and grace, she vividly reveals the plight of women living and serving in Iraq and offers us a vision of how women’s rights and Islam might be reconciled.

Paul Greenäó»s The House of Connelly

A Critical Edition Paul Green. marriage plot: the newlyweds talk about “learn[ing]
to love” each other, but they are hopeful about the future until Will calls for his
sisters and is told by Sis and Sue that they have moved out. In the original ending
to ...

Author : Paul Green

Release : 2014-08-26

Publisher : McFarland

ISBN : 1476617910

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One of Paul Green’s best plays, The House of Connelly, was the first play performed (on Broadway in 1931) by the renowned Group Theatre of New York. This book reintroduces the play, and the playwright—famous in his day, but largely forgotten now, although his outdoor symphonic drama The Lost Colony continues to be performed every summer in Manteo, North Carolina. The House of Connelly, is a more traditional drama, comparable to the writing of Tennessee Williams, and the editor asserts that the play deals more directly and fully with racial issues of the early 20th-century South than Williams did in his work. A new edition of the play includes both the original tragic ending and the revised ending Green wrote upon the Group Theatre directors’ request. The writing, production and publication history of the play is provided, as well as a scene-by-scene critical analysis and a discussion of the 1934 film adaptation, Carolina. The play’s theme is change and Green shows with both endings that the South had to change to survive.

The Bronte Sisters

One such occasion I particularly well remember, it was a lovely afternoon about
the close of March; Mr Green and his sisters had sent their carriage back empty,
in order to enjoy the bright sunshine and balmy air in a sociable walk home along

Author : Charlotte Bronte

Release : 2009-12-29

Publisher : Penguin

ISBN : 1101659556

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The most cherished novels from England's talented sisters, all in one gorgeously packaged volume The Brontë family was a literary phenomenon unequalled before or since. Both Charlotte's Jane Eyre and Emily's Wuthering Heights have won lofty places in the pantheon and stirred the romantic sensibilities of generations of readers. For the first time ever, Penguin Classics unites these two enduring favorites with the lesser known but no less powerful work by their youngest sister, Anne. Drawn from Anne's own experiences as a governess, Agnes Grey offers a compelling view of Victorian chauvinism and materialism. Its inclusion makes The Brontë Sisters a must-have volume for anyone fascinated by this singularly talented family. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

The Magnificent Green Sisters

When the environment is in peril and the adults aren't doing anything, who will save the day? Meet the Magnificent Green Sisters: Tamallia, Francesca and little Anath.

Author : Patrick Gilmour

Release : 2020-02-02

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When the environment is in peril and the adults aren't doing enough, who will save the day?Meet the Magnificent Green Sisters- Tamallia, Francesca and little Anath! Three young heroines whose home town of Neverbrook is under attack by a ghastly mix of environmental threats and plagues. All the town's problems seem to come from up the river... but all good children know they must never go up the river.With the quirky intelligence of Dahl's Matilda and the determination of a trio of Greta Thunbergs, the Green Sisters must take on a series of terrible foes from vain trolls and goblinellas to a many-tongued toad with an oversized crown on his head. Their quest is to save their hometown and clean up the environment once and for all. Because if they don't do it, who will?The Magnificent Green Sisters will entertain while educating young readers about the importance of stewardship and courage in tackling the causes of environmental damage in the world they are entering.

The Green City

But it is ever increasingly difficult when so many brothers and sisters wish to go
against our Mother and charge their other brothers and sisters for that which our
Mother gives to us freely. They want to charge because they believe that they
own ...

Author : DJ Willie

Release : 2011-02-14

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

ISBN : 9781456857318

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This book tells the story of a city that mirrors the mythical city of Enoch—The Green City. Readers will explore a new place in the world where a community lives on next to nothing, as far as money is concerned. They call it The Green City and the people living in that place work for each other, for the city, for their families, for the state, and for their country. Everyone puts in a little time in caring for their food. They all work together as one large family and they make strong friendships and bonds. It is an amazing, living city that invites everyone to visit for a time—and they may never want to return to where they come from. But how this city comes to exist and what mystery lies behind it? More surprises await everyone as the whole story unfolds. Through The Green City, readers will fi nd some thoughts that could change lives economically and fi nancially, help to solve frustration, stress, weight and mental issues—and fi nd happiness and enlightenment.

Sadliers' Catholic Directory, Almanac and Clergy List Quarterly

J. B. Martin , S.P.M. St. Joseph's Orphan Asylum , Green Bay .-- School Sisters of
Notre Dame . Sister Melania , supr . 7 Sisters . Orphans and half - orphans , 10 ) .
Alexian Hospital , Oshkosh . - Alexian Brothers , or Cellites . Bro . Clement ...

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Release : 1888

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Heartwarming Possibilities

FOR MATERIALS Green checker— Green 1: V2 yard Rows 1 and 6 board and
green Green 2: Vs yard background Brown - 1 Rows 2 and 7 background Brown.
/2 yard Rows 3 and S Teal background Teal: 75 yard Sisters White on white: SA;

Author : Lynda Milligan

Release : 2011-11-01

Publisher : C&T Publishing Inc

ISBN : 160705504X

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Show off your love for handmade with these new, colorful quilt projects from Possibilities. Stitch up rays of sunshine, leafy green trees, and delightful dancers to warm up your home and share your heart with family and friends.

Paul Green, Playwright of the Real South

Mary Greene functioned still as sister / mother , and she did the most to impose
some order on the essential disorder , but all of it was a great trial . Paul's
stepsister Allie Greene soon married a nearby farmer and moved away , but she
was ...

Author : John Herbert Roper

Release : 2003

Publisher : University of Georgia Press

ISBN : 9780820324883

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"Drawing on his complete access to Green's papers and on interviews with surviving family members, John Herbert Roper covers all the important aspects of Green's life and career. By word and deed, Paul Green spread the faith of liberalism across the New South, which he insistently called the "Real South." Long after literary fashion had left him behind, he wrote daily and remained at the forefront of causes concerning race relations, militarism, women's and workers' rights, and capital punishment."--BOOK JACKET.

Wheat That Springeth Green

Ah, Sisters!” Father Daytipped andSister his black hat to Sister Agatha Margaret. “
My young friend Jack, here, he's in therace and vairrree floohtof fleeht.” Father
Day laughed athis slip of tongue, and sodid Joe,but Sister Agatha and Sister ...

Author : J.F. Powers

Release : 2012-11-21

Publisher : New York Review of Books

ISBN : 1590176588

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Wheat That Springeth Green, J. F. Powers’s beautifully realized final work, is a comic foray into the commercialized wilderness of modern American life. Its hero, Joe Hackett, is a high school track star who sets out to be a saint. But seminary life and priestly apprenticeship soon damp his ardor, and by the time he has been given a parish of his own he has traded in his hair shirt for the consolations of baseball and beer. Meanwhile Joe’s higher-ups are pressing for an increase in profits from the collection plate, suburban Inglenook’s biggest business wants to launch its new line of missiles with a blessing, and not all that far away, in Vietnam, a war is going on. Joe wants to duck and cover, but in the end, almost in spite of himself, he is condemned to do something right. J. F. Powers was a virtuoso of the American language with a perfect ear for the telling clich? and an unfailing eye for the kitsch that clutters up our lives. This funny and very moving novel about the making and remaking of a priest is one of his finest achievements.

The Lights Were All Green!

The Benedictine Sisters from Garrison, North Dakota, came to St. Leo's the same
year I entered my freshman year, 1942. Since their community did not have
enough sisters to staff both grade and high school, they invited sisters from other

Author : Gerald J. Walsh

Release : 2008-07

Publisher : Paulist Press

ISBN : 9781893757417

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This book is for all who want to know what it is like Born just a year before the Great Depression and growing up on a small farm in rural North Dakota, Msgr. Walsh knew what life was like for his parents and siblings in those difficult times. In the midst of such hardship he discovered his calling to the ordained ministry and was ordained a Roman Catholic Priest in May of 1955. Now semi-retired from full active priestly service and wintering in sunny Tucson, Arizona, he tells the story of his 50 years of priesthood.