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Window on the World

Window on the World

An Operation World Prayer Resource

  • Author: Molly Wall,Jason Mandryk
  • Publisher: Candle Books
  • ISBN: 1781283699
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 224
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Gain an insight into the culture, history and traditions of many different people around the world with this photographic A-Z world prayer resource. With "Fact Files" and "Do You Know?" features, each country provides information, true stories, maps, and easy-to-use prayer points that take you into homes around the world. See how children live, what they like to do, where they go to school, what they eat and wear, and what they hope and dream. Key feature spreads about homeless children, missionary kids and refugees, and an additional section on World Religions.

Window on the World

Window on the World

When We Pray God Works

  • Author: Daphne Spraggett,Jill Johnstone
  • Publisher: IVP Books
  • ISBN: 9780830857821
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 221
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2002 Gold Medallion for Elementary Age Children If you appreciate Operation World as an adult, your kids will love this invaluable and age-appropriate prayer resource that develops cultural, political and geographical awareness through a Christian lens. Stunning photographic visuals complement this A to Z collection of countries and people groups, providing an exciting learning experience for children. With short stories about featured countries or people groups, this "Operation World for Kids" helps children in the West learn how they can relate to and pray for foreign lands and people. Each page includes a small map putting the country into perspective with its neighbors, a fact box with essential country and people information and prayer points that children can ask God for as well as thank God for. Families, churches, and schools will all benefit from this book that helps believers of all ages pray more effectively for their world.

Wow!

Wow!

Window on the World

  • Author: Rob Nolasco
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780194324519
  • Category: English language
  • Page: 116
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Clear structural syllabus which provides students with a systematic and thorough foundation in grammar, from the simple present to the third conditional. Grammar points are clearly identified, explained, and practised through the imaginative contexts provided by the television programme format. Everyday functional English is taught through regular, humorous cartoon sketches. Controlled development of all four language skills, pronunciation, and vocabulary are also systematicallycovered throughout the three levels.

Window on the World

Window on the World

Easy Reading Series

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Joy Enterprises Organization
  • ISBN: 9789574481903
  • Category: English language
  • Page: N.A
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Television's Window on the World

Television's Window on the World

International Affairs Coverage on the U.S. Networks

  • Author: James F. Larson
  • Publisher: James F. Larson
  • ISBN: 9780893911423
  • Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Page: 195
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This volume examines U.S. network television coverage of international news based on experiences of the past decade. First, it describes significant patterns and trends in the international affairs content of network news during the decade from 1972-1981, including story formats, visual and audio techniques, and trends in the amount and nature of coverage given to nations and regions of the world. Second, it examines major influences that shape international news content on network television, including satellite technology, electronic newsgathering, and the global distribution of foreign correspondents.

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

Windows on the World Complete Wine Course

  • Author: Kevin Zraly
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
  • ISBN: 9781402767678
  • Category: Cooking
  • Page: 338
  • View: 2961
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Looks at how and where wine is made and how this affects its quality and pricing, including information on how the professionals taste and rate wine and a country-by-country tour of the latest vintages.

Windows on the World

Windows on the World

  • Author: Robert Mailer Anderson,Zack Anderson
  • Publisher: Fantagraphics Books
  • ISBN: 1683963229
  • Category: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Page: 240
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Based on the award-winning 2019 film, this graphic novel chronicles a son’s search for his undocumented immigrant father, who was working in the Twin Towers, in the wake of 9-11. An undocumented immigrant father has been bussing tables at the famous Windows on the World restaurant to support his family in Mexico. Then, tragedy strikes. His family hears no word for weeks. Refusing to give up hope, they send young Fernando on a quixotic mission across the border to find his father and bring him home. Along the way, Fernando experiences a warm embrace from fellow immigrants and a cold shoulder from The City That Never Sleeps. Told with empathy and nuance, this emotionally resonant story reflects on how the pains of our recent past have shaped the character of America.

Window on the Park

Window on the Park

New York's Most Prestigious Properties on Central Park

  • Author: D. Fitzgerald
  • Publisher: Images Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781864702767
  • Category: Architecture
  • Page: 256
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A look at some of New York's most sought-after properties.

Windows on the World

Windows on the World

Fifty Writers, Fifty Views

  • Author: Matteo Pericoli
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 110161711X
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Page: 152
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Fifty of the world’s greatest writers share their views in collaboration with the artist Matteo Pericoli, expanding our own views on place, creativity, and the meaning of home All of us, at some point in our daily lives, have found ourselves looking out the window. We pause in our work, tune out of a conversation, and turn toward the outside. Our eyes simply gaze, without seeing, at a landscape whose familiarity becomes the customary ground for distraction: the usual rooftops, the familiar trees, a distant crane. The way of life for most of us in the twenty-first century means that we spend most of our time indoors, in an urban environment, and our awareness of the outside world comes via, and thanks to, a framed glass hole in the wall. In Windows on the World: Fifty Writers, Fifty Views, architect and artist Matteo Pericoli brilliantly explores this concept alongside fifty of our most beloved writers from across the globe. By pairing drawings of window views with texts that reveal—either physically or metaphorically—what the drawings cannot, Windows on the World offers a perceptual journey through the world as seen through the windows of prominent writers: Orhan Pamuk in Istanbul, Daniel Kehlmann in Berlin, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie in Lagos, John Jeremiah Sullivan in Wilmington, North Carolina, Nadine Gordimer in Johannesburg, Xi Chuan in Beijing. Taken together, the views—geography and perspective, location and voice—resonate with and play off each other. Working from a series of meticulous photographs and other notes from authors’ homes and offices, Pericoli creates a pen-and-ink illustration of each window and the view it frames. Many readers know Pericoli’s work from his acclaimed series for The New York Times and later for The Paris Review Daily, which have a devoted following. Now, Windows on the World collects from Pericoli’s body of work and features fifteen never-before-seen windows in one gorgeously designed volume, as well as a preface from the Paris Review’s editor Lorin Stein. As we delve into what each writer’s view may or may not share with the others’, as we look at the map and explore unfamiliar views of cities from around the world, a new kind of map begins to take shape. Windows on the World is a profound and eye-opening look inside the worlds of writers, reminding us that the things we see every day are woven into our selves and our imaginations, making us keener and more inquisitive observers of our own worlds.

Window on the World

Window on the World

  • Author: Hugh Cornwell
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1448207207
  • Category: Fiction
  • Page: 280
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Botanical writer James Thornberry's life is irrevocably changed when he meets up-and-coming artist, Katherine Gaunt. Falling madly in love with her, he begins to collect her paintings secretly and obsessively, until his relationship with them and with her merge into delusion, and the paintings take on a life of their own...