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|Author||: Elizabeth Gaskell|
|Editor||: Lindhardt og Ringhof|
Anna, a German mill-owner’s daughter, marries a French aristocrat and moves to France. She discovers that her husband killed his previous wife and that he is trying to kill her as well. Quick, intriguing, and with an extremely interesting plot, ‘The Grey Woman’ (1861) is a short story by Elizabeth Gaskell for anyone who enjoys a good gothic shudder. Incredibly progressive for its time, it is about the survival of the ill-treated woman who has decided that enough is enough. Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810-1865) was an English novelist, short story writer, and biographer, best known for her novels ‘North and South’ and ‘Wives and Daughters’ as well as her biography of Charlotte Brontë. Gaskell was viewed as a minor author until the 1950s where it became evident that her depiction of industrial environments and social problems was brilliant and poignant.
|Author||: Elizabeth Iles|
Ask the Grey Sisters: Sault Ste. Marie and the General Hospital, 1898-1998 tells the story of the creation and one-hundred-year history of the Sault Ste. Marie General Hospital. At a time when Canada's healthcare system is at a crossroads and we are asked to make crucial decisions for its future, it is intriguing and enlightening to look at the colourful past of a typical community hospital. Throughout the 1890s, Sault Ste. Marie was a town in search of a hospital. Its glory days at the centre of the fur-trade route were long gone and the Sault was in the process of becoming a modern industrial community. Such a community needed a hospital as a centrepiece to attract investors and as a necessary social institution to care for the hundreds of workers who were flocking to town without family support. The General Hospital was established in 1898 after the town committee charged with developing a hospital had been refused funding by both the federal and provincial governments. In desperation, the committee met with the provincial Inspector of Asylums and Prisons (the only provincial official with hospitals in his mandate). "If you wish a hospital of which the work is serious and lasting," he is reported to have advised them, "ask the Grey Sisters." And so began a fruitful association between the community of Sault Ste. Marie and two orders of Grey Sisters who have operated the hospital through its one-hundred-year history. Based in part on the extensive archival collections of both orders of nuns, this history includes material from the sisters' Chronicles and their personal reminiscences. The result is an intimate and detailed portrait of a community hospital, placed in the context of an emerging provincial system of health care.
|Author||: Zhigeng Fang,Sifeng Liu,Hongxing Shi,Yi Lin|
|Editor||: CRC Press|
To make the best decisions, you need the best information. However, because most issues in game theory are grey, nearly all recent research has been carried out using a simplified method that considers grey systems as white ones. This often results in a forecasting function that is far from satisfactory when applied to many real situations. Grey Game Theory and Its Applications in Economic Decision Making introduces classic game theory into the realm of grey system theory with limited knowledge. The book resolves three theoretical issues: A game equilibrium of grey game A reasonable explanation for the equilibrium of a grey matrix of static nonmatrix game issues based on incomplete information The Centipede Game paradox, which has puzzled theory circles for a long time and greatly enriched and developed the core methods of subgame Nash perfect equilibrium analysis as a result The book establishes a grey matrix game model based on pure and mixed strategies. The author proposes the concepts of grey saddle points, grey mixed strategy solutions, and their corresponding structures and also puts forward the models and methods of risk measurement and evaluation of optimal grey strategies. He raises and solves the problems of grey matrix games. The book includes definitions of the test rules of information distortion experienced during calculation, the design of tokens based on new interval grey numbers, and new arithmetic laws to manipulate grey numbers. These features combine to provide a practical and efficient tool for forecasting real-life economic problems.
|Author||: Kate Watson-Smyth|
|Editor||: Ryland Peters & Small|
Crammed with fascinating facts, expert advice, and a wealth of essential information, Shades of Grey will guide you through the minefield that is choosing exactly the right shade of gray paint. “Grey is the cooler, chicer cousin of white that we can't help lusting after” Elle Decor There's no doubt about it, gray is the shade of the moment. On-trend restaurants, shops and homes are covered in it. There's not an interior decorating program that doesn't feature it. However, despite its popularity, it’s not quite as simple as buying a gallon of gray paint and slapping it on the wall. Make the wrong choice, and a gray room can be be cold and dark, even energy-sapping. Get it right, however, and your home will look inviting, sophisticated, and modern. So how to find the perfect hue? In Shades of Grey, Kate Watson-Smyth explores the current popularity of the shade and consults experts—scientists, paint brands, interior decorators—who reveal their favourite grays (as well as other tricks of the trade). She looks at the huge range of grays on offer and, via a simple process of elimination, will help you track down the shade that works perfectly for you.
|Author||: Dominic Farace,Joachim Schöpfel|
|Editor||: Walter de Gruyter|
The further rise of electronic publishing has come to change the scale and diversity of grey literature facing librarians and other information practitioners. This compiled work brings together research and authorship over the past decade dealing with both the supply and demand sides of grey literature. While this book is written with students and instructors of Colleges and Schools of Library and Information Science in mind, it likewise serves as a reader for information professionals working in any and all like knowledge-based communities.
|Author||: James Bruce Earl of Elgin,Public Archives of Canada|
|Editor||: J.O. Patenaude, I.S.O.,printer to the King|
Letters between Earl of Elgin when Governor General of Canada and Earl Grey, Secretary of State for the Colonies.
|Author||: Arthur of W. Grey|
|Author||: Irene Ternier Ternier Gordon|
|Editor||: James Lorimer & Company|
"He gave his extraordinary genius, his passionate sympathy, his bodily strength, his magnetic personal influence, even his very earnings to the service of animals..." - Lovat Dickson, publisher. This book will be especially fascinating for all readers interested in: biography or animals. Grey Owl was known to millions of people as an outstanding Native Canadian spokesman who championed the cause of nature, conservation, and preservation. His cause was true, but the truth about Archie Belaney's mysterious ancestry was another story.
|Author||: Victor Carl Friesen|
This is a literary discussion of one-half of Zane Grey’s Westerns, selected to best show the broad scope of this popular author’s interests in the West. The text explains how these novels “work,” while pointing out Grey’s ecological concern for the natural world—its vastness, color and beauty. Wild nature provides a powerful setting but is a determinant of action and of character too. The range of subjects encompasses not only cowboys but also prospectors, foresters and other frontiersmen, from the end of the Revolutionary War to the flapper era of the 1920s. World War I veterans, including an American Indian, are portrayed in several books, and women are colorful main protagonists in others, all uniquely characterized. Grey’s sure ear for dialogue is key to his vivid presentation of the ideals of the Old West.
|Author||: Anne Brontë|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press|
In Agnes Grey Anne Brontë drew on her own experiences as a governess, trying to cope with unmanageable children with little respect from her employer. It combines a wonderful study of Victorian responses to children with a story of romantic love, and this new edition does full justice to its fictional as well as its autobiographical qualities.
|Author||: Jasmina Susak|
|Editor||: Jasmina Susak|
Drawing on toned paper is a fun way to step outside the box and try something different. You can expand your drawing skills by drawing on grey paper because it will help you to discover opportunities and ideas that wouldn't otherwise be possible if you only drew on white paper. Drawing white objects or animals on white paper is especially tricky as they would look far less noticeable. To make such a drawing more prominent, we would have to color the background, and this is quite difficult and tedious, which may discourage you from drawing. In this book, you will learn to draw from both reference photos and imagination so that you can learn to see things through the artist's eyes, enrich your creative mind, and get inspired. It will help you to see and understand art from a different point of view and to enjoy the endless opportunities that working on toned paper offers. Reasons to Draw on Toned Paper: · You can start with white, which is pretty interesting. · You only have to add black and white shades, and the paper does the rest of the job. · Your work will seem more complete and won't look pale because lighter hues appear quite darker on a grey surface, and they won't “disappear” like on white paper. · Your highlights will appear much more spectacular and three-dimensional. · Drawings on toned paper look more realistic and lifelike. · You can use the tone of the paper as your mid-tone, which is particularly helpful if you struggle with creating mid-tones on white paper. · Working on grey paper will help you to see and evaluate tonal values more easily. · The experience and skills gained by working with toned paper is something that you can apply to your white paper in the future. Working on grey paper will boost your creativity.
|Author||: Zane Grey|
|Editor||: Stackpole Books|
Presents Zane Grey's adventures in the outdoors as they appeared in a selection of his stories about hunting and fishing
|Author||: Anne Bronte|
|Editor||: Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd|
Anne Bronte, was born on 17th Jan, 1820 at Thornton, Yorkshire, England, and died on 28th May, 1849 at Scarborough, Yorkshire. She was an English poet and novelist. Her sisters Charlotte and Emily Bronte both were poets & novelist. Anne Brontes pen name was Acton Bell. She was the youngest member of the Bronte literary family. She wrote two novels-Agnes Grey and The Tenant of Wildfell Hall. Anne along with her sisters wrote poems and published as Poems by Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. Anne attended one boarding school just for a year. At home, Annes studies included music and drawing. Although her aunt tried to make Anne and her sister to be perfect in household, but they all were interested in literature only. Annes father was having a good collection of books of various renowned authors and subjects related books as well. Anne used to read mostly, Bible, Homer, Shakespeare, Milton and others. She took interest in history, geography and biographical books. This way, her imagination and creativity blend grew high. Even she developed one imaginary world. Her literary talent grew up. Anne had worked as governess for almost 6 years. Her second novel, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, was considered as one of the first feminist novels. Anne was deeply affected by the death of her sister Emily Bronte at the age of just 29. It lead to her deteriorating physical health. Anne was a brave lady. She wasnt scared of death, as she too felt ill. She requested God, to allow her a little more in this world just to do some good before leaving this world. Whatever she wrote in poems and novels became classics in the literary world.
|Author||: Mark Green|
Grey Faction, the worlds most elite fighting force, is used by governments around the world as a last resort against serial killers, terrorist groups, and people with magic/superhuman abilities. However they are about to face their toughest challenge yet, and even though the leaders of Grey Faction have spent five years dealing with countless deadly opponents, through combat and assassination, the small group will be hard pressed to survive what is to come. The Magistas Syndicate have commissioned the scientist Siegfried to mass produce Seraphim flame clones to eliminate Grey Faction, however Siegfried isnt one for being controlled, and with the help of the Violet Witch and the fruits of his secret research, he will throw the world into chaos to fulfill his own goals. In the midst of this, a young woman named Reina is hurled into this world, possessing remarkable powers bestowed by the demon Incubo. Could she be the answer to our hopes from the release of war, or bring the world further into chaos? Time will tell.
|Author||: SueEllen Holmes|
|Editor||: SueEllen Holmes|
After three trying months, Jace must get through one last week of work with elder twin brothers, both on parole for burglary, both total jerks. And then he's free of the family who've held him down for seventeen years. On arrival at the eerie locale of their final contract, a young girl with a crippled body warns him off Grey Manor, insisting no-one enter the abandoned mansion. But a lost cameo worth two million dollars is hidden inside and Jace faces the impossible task of keeping his greedy brothers out. When he witnesses a grisly death at the hands of the supposedly missing Lady Grey, Jace learns the girl's words are not easily dismissed, forced to unravel the mystery before it unravels him. Leaving has never been harder and the only one with answers is a comatose girl trapped by an entity whose vengeance knows no bounds.
|Author||: T. W. Speight|
|Editor||: Good Press|
"The Grey Monk" by T. W. Speight. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.
|Author||: L.J. Harwood|
Orange Cat and Grey Cat are purrfect opposites! Orange Cat is fearless—he loves the outdoors—but Grey Cat prefers to be snuggled up and warm, inside the house. One day, when a gust of wind blows the screen door open, startling Grey Cat awake, she scurries to escape the sound only to find herself now locked outside! She meows and meows to get back inside, but Orange Cat has a better idea: he wants the two of them to play outside together! She is fearful at first, but with some encouragement and guidance from Orange Cat, Grey Cat learns to face her fears and even to enjoy new experiences. Join Orange Cat and Grey Cat as they discover that life is scary sometimes, but with a little bit of courage and support from someone we love, we are capable of mighty things!