The More I Owe You

The More I Owe You

Say what you would of him, he did love her, that was plain. ... To give you as much as I have and as much as I can, The more I pay you, the more I owe you.

Author: Michael Sledge

Publisher: Catapult

ISBN: 9781582436685

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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The author of the acclaimed memoir Mother and Son creates an intimate portrait of poet Elizabeth Bishop in this “sensitive and engrossing” debut novel (Publishers Weekly). “A portrait of the artist as a human—a woman of desire, contradiction, and need.” —A. M. Homes, author of The Mistress’s Daughter Artfully drawing from Elizabeth Bishop’s lifelong correspondences and biography, The More I Owe You explores the modernist poet’s intensely private world, including her life in Brazil and her relationship with her lover, the dazzling, aristocratic Lota de Macedo Soares. Despite their seemingly idyllic existence in Soares’s glass house in the jungle, Bishop’s lifelong battle with alcoholism rises to the surface. And as the sensuous landscape of Rio de Janeiro, the rhythms of the samba and the bossa nova, and the political turmoil of 1950’s Brazil envelop Bishop, she enters a world she never expected to inhabit . . . A vivid imagining of the tumultuous relationship between two brilliant and artistic women, The More I Owe You reveals Elizabeth Bishop to be a literary genius who lived in conflict with herself, both as a writer and as a woman. “Real–life poet Elizabeth Bishop is vividly and imaginatively portrayed in Sledge’s debut novel. . . . Strong and intoxicating.” —Booklist “A gorgeous meditation on enduring love, damage, and what it can be to be happy, for however brief a moment. Bravo, bravo, bravo.” —Stacey D’Erasmo, author of The Sky Below “A beautiful dream of a book. Sumptuously detailed, deeply felt, it is as if Sledge slipped back in time and walked every step with Elizabeth Bishop, breathed every breath with her.” —Alison Smith, author of Name All the Animals
Categories: Fiction

The More I Owe You

The More I Owe You

A debut novel creates an intimate portrait of the poet Elizabeth Bishop, telling of her life in Brazil and her relationship with her lover, the aristocratic Lota de Macedo Soares.

Author: Michael Sledge

Publisher: Counterpoint Press

ISBN: 1582435766

Category: Fiction

Page: 328

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A debut novel creates an intimate portrait of the poet Elizabeth Bishop, telling of her life in Brazil and her relationship with her lover, the aristocratic Lota de Macedo Soares.
Categories: Fiction

I Owe You One

I Owe You One

Does she have the courage to take a stand? Will she finally grab the life, and love, she really wants? Praise for I Owe You One "This book is a shot of pure joy!

Author: Sophie Kinsella

Publisher: Dial Press Trade Paperbacks

ISBN: 9781524799038

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * "A gem of a novel."--Jodi Picoult, #1 New York Times bestselling author of A Spark of Light and Small Great Things From the author of Surprise Me comes an irresistible story of love and empowerment about a young woman with a complicated family, a handsome man who might be "the one," and an IOU that changes everything. Fixie Farr has always lived by her father's motto: "Family first." And since her dad passed away, leaving his charming housewares store in the hands of his wife and children, Fixie spends all her time picking up the slack from her siblings instead of striking out on her own. The way Fixie sees it, if she doesn't take care of her father's legacy, who will? It's simply not in Fixie's nature to say no to people. So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, she not only agrees--she ends up saving it from certain disaster. To thank Fixie for her quick thinking, the computer's owner, Sebastian, an investment manager, scribbles an IOU on a coffee sleeve and attaches his business card. Fixie laughs it off--she'd never actually claim an IOU from a stranger. Would she? But then Fixie's childhood crush, Ryan, comes back into her life, and his lack of a profession pushes all of Fixie's buttons. As always, she wants nothing for herself--but she'd love Seb to give Ryan a job. No sooner has Seb agreed than the tables are turned once more and a new series of IOUs between Seb and Fixie--from small favors to life-changing moments--ensues. Soon Fixie, Ms. Fixit for everyone else, is torn between her family and the life she really wants. Does she have the courage to take a stand? Will she finally grab the life, and love, she really wants? Praise for I Owe You One "This book is a shot of pure joy!"--Jenny Colgan, author of The Bookshop on the Corner "A humorous exploration of family life, finding love and the difficulties of coming into one's own as a young professional woman . . . The entertaining cast of characters . . . will certainly remind readers why nineteen years after her first hit Kinsella remains one of the reigning queens of women's fiction."--The Washington Post "I Owe You One is another impossibly delightful story by Sophie Kinsella, a must-read for her die-hard fans and new readers alike."--PopSugar
Categories: Fiction

The Presence of Camoes

The Presence of Camoes

The Brazilian poems include some of her most admired work — "Arrival at ... you what I have and what I may, / The more I give you, the more I owe you.

Author: George Monteiro

Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

ISBN: 0813130638

Category: Science

Page: 189

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In 2001 the Human Genome Project announced that it had successfully mapped the entire genetic content of human DNA. Scientists, politicians, theologians, and pundits speculated about what would follow, conjuring everything from nightmare scenarios of state-controlled eugenics to the hope of engineering disease-resistant newborns. As with debates surrounding stem-cell research, the seemingly endless possibilities of genetic engineering will continue to influence public opinion and policy into the foreseeable future. Beyond Biotechnology: The Barren Promise of Genetic Engineering distinguishes between the hype and reality of this technology and explains the nuanced and delicate relationship between science and nature. Authors Craig Holdrege and Steve Talbott evaluate the current state of genetic science and examine its potential applications, particularly in agriculture and medicine, as well as the possible dangers. The authors show how the popular view of genetics does not include an understanding of the ways in which genes actually work together in organisms. Simplistic and reductionist views of genes lead to unrealistic expectations and, ultimately, disappointment in the results that genetic engineering actually delivers. The authors explore new developments in genetics, from the discovery of Ònon-DarwinianÓ adaptative mutations in bacteria to evidence that suggests that organisms are far more than mere collections of genetically driven mechanisms. While examining these issues, the authors also answer vital questions that get to the essence of genetic interaction with human biology: Does DNA ÒmanageÓ an organism any more than the organism manages its DNA? Should genetically engineered products be labeled as such? Do the methods of the genetic engineer resemble the centuries-old practices of animal husbandry? Written for lay readers, Beyond Biotechnology is an accessible introduction to the complicated issues of genetic engineering and its potential applications. In the unexplored space between nature and laboratory, a new science is waiting to emerge. Technology-based social and environmental solutions will remain tenuous and at risk of reversal as long as our culture is alienated from the plants and animals on which all life depends.
Categories: Science

We Owe You Nothing

We Owe You Nothing

Music fans will love this book, and so will fans of independent thinking.” —Flagpole “A wholly unique vision wrought not by consensus but by cultural cynicism and never-say-die musical populism.” —Magnet

Author: Daniel Sinker

Publisher: Akashic Books

ISBN: 9781936070558

Category: Music

Page: 350

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“Collects some of [Punk Planet’s] best interviews from the past half-decade . . . serves as a reminder that punk is not just music but a movement.” —The A.V. Club Updated with six more interviews and a new introduction, the expanded edition of We Owe You Nothing is the definitive book of conversations with the underground’s greatest minds from the pages of Punk Planet. New interviews include talks with bands like The Gossip and Maritime, a conversation with punk legend Bob Mould, and more . . . in addition to the classic interviews from the original edition: Ian MacKaye, Jello Biafra, Thurston Moore, Noam Chomsky, Kathleen Hanna, Black Flag, Sleater-Kinney, Steve Albini, Frank Kozik, Art Chantry, and others. “We Owe You Nothing made me feel vital and alive.” —Seattle Weekly “The magazine Punk Planet has quietly been one of the most intelligent voices in the kingdom of punk and post-punk . . . [and] anyone with the vaguest interest in music would be well-served to learn from these captured moments [in We Owe You Nothing].” —Detroit Metro Times “No book has illustrated this relationship between punk and its believers more than We Owe You Nothing.” —Daily Herald “Straight talk with no bullshit, no spin. The result is an airblast of honesty, an antidote of attitude. Music fans will love this book, and so will fans of independent thinking.” —Flagpole “A wholly unique vision wrought not by consensus but by cultural cynicism and never-say-die musical populism.” —Magnet
Categories: Music

Women Don t Owe You Pretty

Women Don t Owe You Pretty

In the eyes of society, the more feminine we are the more “desirable” we are, and having desirability as a woman gives us the privilege of being ...

Author: Florence Given

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9781788402279

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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'THE BEAUTY MYTH' FOR THE INSTAGRAM GENERATION Women Don't Owe You Pretty is the ultimate book for anyone who wants to challenge the out-dated narratives supplied to us by the patriarchy. Through Florence's story you will learn how to protect your energy, discover that you are the love of your own life, and realise that today is a wonderful day to dump them. Florence Given is here to remind you that you owe men nothing, least of all pretty. WARNING: CONTAINS EXPLICIT CONTENT (AND A LOAD OF UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHS). THE FEMINIST BOOK EVERYONE IS TALKING ABOUT. 'An incredible mouthpiece for modern intersectional feminism.' - Glamour 'A fearless book.' - Cosmopolitan 'A hugely influential young woman.' - Woman's Hour 'Rallying, radical and pitched perfectly for her generation.' - Evening Standard
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The Complete Concordance to Shakspeare

The Complete Concordance to Shakspeare

5 OVERT - more certain and overt test .... Othello , i . 3 you truly owe , to him that owes it .. ii . 1 came , and saw , and overcame .

Author: Mary Cowden Clarke

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105118236475

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Page: 860

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New Method of Learning to Read the French Language

New Method of Learning to Read     the French Language

He owes me more than you . - Do the English owe as much as ... You owe me three hundred francs , that is , about 60 dollars . VOCABULAIRE . 2de Section .

Author: Heinrich Gottfried Ollendorff

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:32044102851755

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I Owe You You Owe Me

I Owe You  You Owe Me

When your obligations become burdens and your entitlements become traps, LeForce shows you solutions by helping you find balance within yourself, create healthier relationships, let go of the past, reconcile relationships, break free of ...

Author: Nick Leforce

Publisher:

ISBN: 0595364543

Category: Self-Help

Page: 176

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Emotional debt is defined as a sense of owing or being owed in relationships or in life. Unresolved emotional debt can wreck your relationships, ruin your health, control your life, and cause endless suffering. When your obligations become burdens and your entitlements become traps, LeForce shows you solutions by helping you find balance within yourself, create healthier relationships, let go of the past, reconcile relationships, break free of past relationships, and learn to live with greater integrity.
Categories: Self-Help

The More I See You

The More I See You

“I've no mind to teach it to you.” “I think I'm beginning to figure it out.” She took a deep breath. “Then I think I owe you an apology as well.

Author: Lynn Kurland

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101658321

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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A wish upon a star transports the luckless-in-love Jessica Blakely back in time to the thirteenth century. But her desire for a fair and gallant knight yields the fearsome Richard De Galtres. And it will take her tender touch--and stubborn will--to pierce his armor-clad heart...
Categories: Fiction

Colloquies

Colloquies

Fortune couldn't have been more compliant if she had married you . ... I owe you more on this account than I could ever repay . By this kindness 30 you've ...

Author: Desiderius Erasmus

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 0802058191

Category: Theology

Page: 1227

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Erasmus' Familiar Colloquies grew from a small collection of phrases, sentences, and snatches of dialogue written in Paris about 1497 to help his private pupils improve their command of Latin. Twenty years later the material was published by Johann Froben (Basel 1518). It was an immediate success and was reprinted thirty times in the next four years. For the edition of March 1522 Erasmus began to add fully developed dialogues, and a book designed to improve boys' use of Latin (and their deportment) soon became a work of literature for adults, although it retained traces of its original purposes. The final Froben edition (March, 1533) had about sixty parts, most of them dialogues. It was in the last form that the Colloquies were read and enjoyed for four centuries. For modern readers it is one of the best introductions to European society of the Renaissance and Reformation periods, with lively descriptions of daily life and provocative discussions of political, religious, social, and literary topics, presented with Erasmus's characteristic wit and verve. Each colloquy has its own introduction and full explanatory, historical, and biographical notes. Volumes 39 and 40 of the Collected Works of Erasmus series - Two-volume set.
Categories: Theology

Living Too Fast

Living Too Fast

“Mr. Glasswood, I am getting rather tired of calling on you about my bill,” Shaytop began, in the most uncompromising manner. “Do I owe you anything, ...

Author: Oliver Optic

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9783732689033

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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Reproduction of the original: Living Too Fast by Oliver Optic
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THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE

THE WORKS OF SHAKESPEARE

seek all day ere you find them , and when you have them , they are not worth ... Hath left me gaged : to you , Anthonio , I owe the most in mony , and in ...

Author: William Shakespeare

Publisher:

ISBN: NKP:1003298883

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United States of America Vs Standard Oil Company and Others

United States of America Vs  Standard Oil Company  and Others

Q. You owe them more than that ? —A . Certainly . ... Q. Oh . Does the National Transit Company owe you any money ? -A . Do they owe us any money ? Q. Yes.

Author: United States. Circuit Court (8th Circuit)

Publisher:

ISBN: OSU:32435053199048

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Page: 188

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The Dublin University Magazine

The Dublin University Magazine

Here was speaks to you without deceit ? I owe a virtual challenge , which he had hiin- you my life . I owe you more than self provoked : if he refused it ...

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ISBN: CHI:099083760

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