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Companion to Owls
Tessa West - Sep 11, 2013
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Companion To Owls"Companion to Owls" is the story of a 17th century Huguenot family who settle in the Fens. The warmth and the harshness of life in their small community is tied to the task of draining flooded lands and the desire to live good lives.The arrival of Scottish prisoners of war interrupts the steady routine of the Deschamps family and J...
As Best We Can
Tessa West - Oct 14, 2014
It's Suffolk 1916. The Bailey family's two sons Conrad and Lawrence join the colours and are sent to different theatres of war. Their parents and younger sister Elly stay on a farm belonging to their relations, in West Stow, a few miles outside Bury St Edmunds. Life changes for everyone. Hattie Bailey works as a VAD with the Red Cross at Ampton Mil...
Bias in the Law
A Definitive Look at Racial Prejudice in the U.S. Criminal Justice System
Feb 12, 2020
Racial bias in the U.S. criminal justice system is much debated and discussed, but until now, no single volume has covered the full expanse of the issue. In Bias in the Law, sixteen outstanding experts address the impact of racial bias in the full roster of criminal justice actors. They examine the role of legislators crafting criminal justice legi...
Unthology
No. 2
Joshua Allen, Sarah Evans, Shanta Everington, Lander Hawes, Ian Madden, Melissa Mann, Stephanie Reid, Nick Sweeney, Tessa West - Oct 26, 2011
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UNTHOLOGY No. 2 is the second of Unthank Books' annual collection of unpredictable, unconventional short fiction. Like its predecessor, UNTHOLOGY No. 2 showcases established writers on great form and introduces exciting new voices. Its thirteen stories depend upon choices voluntary or otherwise, incarcerations and manic episodes and moments of doub...
Sue Ryder
Single-minded philanthropist
Tessa West - Apr 01, 2018
There are numerous Sue Ryder charity shops throughout the UK, but few shoppers know much about their founder. Miss Ryder was a determined and philanthropic woman who created homes for those who were damaged by trauma and injury experienced in the Second World War. She was born into a privileged family and, when only 16, left school to join the Firs...
The Reed Flute
Tessa West - Sep 11, 2013
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The Estuary
Tessa West - Sep 11, 2013
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In the Wake of War
The Imprisonment of Soldiers and Seamen Taken in the Napoleonic and American Wars
Tessa West - Sep 30, 2014
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"In the history of war the part of the individual is subsumed in the movement of hostile forces, while the plight of the prisoner of war - the individual removed and neutralised - is quite forgotten. In this book Tessa West reminds us that for the prisoner the struggle is not over. Drawing upon accounts from the long wars with France that occupied ...
Jerks at Work
Toxic Coworkers and What to Do About Them
Tessa West - Jan 18, 2022
For anyone pulling their hair out over an irritating colleague who's not technically breaking any rules, a hilarious guide to getting difficult people off your back from NYU psychology professor Tessa WestEver watched a coworker charm the pants off management while showing a competitive, Machiavellian side to the lower ranks? The Kiss-Up/Kick-Down ...