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The wind leans West

August Derleth

The wind leans West

by August Derleth

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Published by Candlelight Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Milwaukee (Wis.),
  • Wisconsin
    • Subjects:
    • Mitchell, Alexander, 1817-1887 -- Fiction.,
    • Milwaukee (Wis.) -- Fiction.,
    • Wisconsin -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby August Derleth.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.D445 Wg, PS3507.E69 Wg
      The Physical Object
      Pagination323 p.
      Number of Pages323
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5693663M
      LC Control Number70076506

      A Strong West Wind is a memoir of culture and history–of fathers and daughters, of two world wars and the passionate rebellions of the sixties. But it is also about the mythology of place and the evolution of a sensibility: about how literature can shape and even anticipate a life. No one's quite sure, but this much is certain: A Leaf Man's got to go where the wind blows. With illustrations made from actual fall leaves and die-cut pages on every spread that reveal gorgeous landscape vistas, here is a playful, whimsical, and evocative book that celebrates the natural world and the rich imaginative life of children.

      "The Wind Power Book" provides the information you'll need to determine whether wind energy can trim your use of conventional sources of power. Harnessing the wind is a fantastically appealing. Follow your heart’s values and don’t be reluctant to lean into the wind. Whether you are in the middle of a divorce, a business disaster, loss, death, or on the verge of a huge success, make something good come of it. Our lives are unpredictable, but we always have .

      2. to incline, as in a particular direction; slant: The post leans to the left. 3. to incline in feeling, opinion, action, etc.: to lean toward socialism. 4. to rest or lie for support: to lean against a wall. 5. to depend or rely (usu. fol. by on or upon): someone to lean on in an emergency. Long towards sunset, there's a wind from the east, so you better aim to the west. Draws from the left, so lean to the right. A wind from the east, so aim to the west. I know this Joe like a book. He crouches when he shoots, so stand on your toes. Draws from the left, so lean to the right.


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