Salt

Author: Renée Ashley
Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press
ISBN: 0299131440
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Poetry

Renée Ashley describes Salt as an attempt, in part, to mythologize a period of the 1950s and early 1960s in the California Bay Area suburb where she grew up, "a racially rich, economically varied section of town east of El Camino Real--the major road and the 'tracks', so to speak, that one grew up on the right or wrong side of." Many of the poems in the collection explore Ashley's adjustment to the East Coast after a virtual lifetime in "that one place." They deal with landscape, with marriage, with the insight distance seems to lend to hindsight, with amusement, with regret. "Renée Ashley can tune our ears to the thoughts of a wounded sparrow, to the sibilance of snow on stone, even to the song rocks make as they thaw in spring. . . . She wakes us to an intricate, enthralling world behind, beneath, beyond the one we thought we knew, alive with particulars, laced with compassion, luminous with humor."--Donald Finkel

Salt

Author: Maurice Gee
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9781742288550
Release Date: 2007-06-04
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

In a dangerous world, Deep Salt strikes terror into the heart of everyone. Hari lives in Blood Burrow, deep in the ruined city of Belong, where he survives by courage and savagery. He is scarred from fighting, he is dangerous and cruel, but he has a secret gift: he can speak with animals. When his father, Tarl, is taken as a slave and sent to the mine known as Deep Salt, from where no worker ever returns, Hari vows to save him.Pearl is from the ruling families, known as Company, which has conquered and enslaved Hari's people. Her destiny involves marriage that will unite her family with that of the powerful and ambitious Ottmar. But Pearl has learned forbidden things from Tealeaf, her maid, and will never submit to a subordinate life.A long journey through the badlands towards Deep Salt finds Pearl and Hari united for a common cause. It soon becomes clear that the survival of their people depends entirely upon the success of Pearl and Hari's mission.

Salt

Author: Pierre Laszlo
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 9780231511315
Release Date: 2001-06-27
Genre: Cooking

For the sake of salt, Rome created a system of remuneration (from which we get the word "salary"), nomads domesticated the camel, the Low Countries revolted against their Spanish oppressors, and Gandhi marched against the tyranny of the British. Through the ages, salt has conferred status, preserved foods, and mingled in the blood, sweat, and tears of humanity. Today, chefs of haute cuisine covet it in its most exotic forms—underground salt deposits, Hawaiian black lava salt, glittery African crystals, and pink Peruvian salt from the sea carried in bricks on the backs of llamas. From proverbs to technical arguments, from anecdotes to examples of folklore, chemist and philosopher Pierre Laszlo takes us through the kingdom of "white gold." With "enthusiasm and freshness" (Le Monde) he mixes literary analysis, history, anthropology, biology, physics, economics, art history, political science, chemistry, ethnology, and linguistics to create a full body of knowledge about the everyday substance that rocked the world and brings zest to the ordinary. Laszlo explains the history behind Morton Salt's slogan "When it rains, it pours!" and looks into the plight of the salt miner, as well as spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance. Salt is a tour de force about a chemical compound that is one of the very foundations of civilization.

Salt

Author: Mark Kurlansky
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448113200
Release Date: 2011-09-30
Genre: History

Homer called it a divine substance. Plato described it as especially dear to the gods. As Mark Kurlansky so brilliantly relates here, salt has shaped civilisation from the beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of mankind. Wars have been fought over salt and, while salt taxes secured empires across Europe and Asia, they have also inspired revolution - Gandhi's salt march in 1930 began the overthrow of British rule in India. From the rural Sichuan province where the last home-made soya sauce is produced to the Cheshire brine springs that supplied salt around the globe, Mark Kurlansky has produced a kaleidoscope of world history, a multi-layered masterpiece that blends political, commercial, scientific, religious and culinary records into a rich and memorable tale.

Salt

Author: Jeremy Page
Publisher: Viking Penguin
ISBN: UOM:39015069332685
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Domestic fiction

'These were the nights when the German bombers growled through the sky, their bellies full with steel and cordite. When the moon was low their dark shapes and still darker shadows came over the coast. On one of those nights it all began for me - war, after all, starts many things, and even though I wasn't born for another twenty-five years, my story began there.' It is May 1945 and as church bells ring out Victory in Europe over the Norfolk saltmarshes, Goose's daughter Lil is born. But as Lil enters Goose's world, her father leaves it, in a makeshift boat bound - or so the story goes - for Germany, his home. Forty years later it is Lil's son, Pip, who begins to make sense of his family's fragmented history. Who was his grandfather, who fell from the sky into Goose's life and then disappeared as suddenly as he came? What was the truth of his mother, Lil, who lived and lost her way between the creeks and the samphire? And what does it all mean for Pip?

In Salt Creek ist der Teufel los

Author: W. W. Shols
Publisher: Alfredbooks
ISBN: 9783745203714
Release Date: 2018-03-08
Genre: Fiction

In Salt Creek ist der Teufel los Western von W. W. Shols Der Umfang dieses Buchs entspricht 130 Taschenbuchseiten. Es ist Nacht in Salt Creek City, als Slim Lowdon und Jack Spencer in die Stadt einreiten. Beide freuen sich auf einen angenehmen Abend im Saloon. Doch diese Freude ist ihnen nicht vergönnt, wie sie sehr schnell feststellen müssen. Sie werden von ein paar Rowdies aus ihrem Hotel vertrieben. Auch im Saloon ist man den beiden nicht freundlich gesinnt. Hier wird Jack hinterhältig von Curt Humper erschossen. Slim erfährt, dass es in dieser Stadt nur ein Gesetz gibt - und dieses heißt Ted Harper. Slim ist entschlossen, seinen Freund zu rächen. So lässt er sich zum Marshal von Salt Creek City ernennen ...

Entscheidung am Salt Lake

Author: Alfred Bekker
Publisher: neobooks
ISBN: 9783847650249
Release Date: 2013-08-25
Genre: Fiction

Joe Carey ist auf der Flucht und gelangt in die Hölle der großen Salzwüste von Utah. Nach einem Überfall von Indianern bleibt er schwer verletzt zurük und wird von Mormonen gefunden. Doch als Carey sich am Salt Lake in eine ihrer Frauen verliebt, ist das Verhängnis vorgezeichnet... Packender Erfolgsroman von Top-Autor Alfred Bekker. Wenn man hier draußen in der Wildnis nach Tagen oder gar Wochen wieder auf einen Menschen trifft, dann reitet man nicht einfach weiter, ohne ein Wort miteinander zu wechseln. Aber im selben Moment, als ich mit zwei Fingern der Rechten zur Hutkrempe ging und ihm zunickte, da griff mein Gegenüber nach dem Winchestergewehr, daß er in Reichweite an seinen Sattel gelehnt hatte. Nun schaute ich direkt in eine Gewehrmündung, aber das konnte mich nicht aus der Ruhe bringen. Vielleicht hätte ich an seiner Stelle ebenso gehandelt. Hier draußen muß man auf der Hut sein. Leider sieht man es einem Menschen nicht an der Nasenspitze an, ob er ein Schurke oder ein anständiger Kerl ist. Ich winkte ab, dabei bewegte sich meine Rechte allerdings unmerklich in die Nähe meiner Hüfte, dort wo der Griff meines Revolvers unter dem Jackensaum hervorschaute. "Bleiben Sie ganz ruhig, Mister, ich will Ihnen nichts tun!" hörte ich mich selbst sagen. Ich studierte die Züge meines Gegenübers, dessen Gesicht durch einen schwarzen Bart und aufmerksame, intelligente Augen gekennzeichnet war, die einen gehetzten Eindruck machten. Dieser Mann hatte Angst, soviel war für mich klar. Er musterte mich einige Augenblicke lang aufmerksam und schien unschlüssig zu sein. Dann entspannte er sich ein wenig. "Was wollen Sie von mir?"

Latte Salt Gr Nd Rgvv 13 3

Author: Kurt Latte
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110052601
Release Date: 1967-11
Genre:

Die Herausforderung religionsgeschichtlicher Forschung besteht darin, die Erschlie ung von Quellen in ihren Kontexten und ihre theoriegeleitete Erkl rung mit einer historisch-kritischen Reflexion der Wissensproduktion selbst zu verkn pfen. Die Reihe Religionsgeschichtliche Versuche und Vorarbeiten (RGVV) will dieser Komplementarit t von historischer Kontextualisierung, theoretischer Verdichtung und disziplin rer Positionierung Rechnung tragen. Studien zu kulturspezifischen Sachzusammenh ngen stehen neben vergleichenden Arbeiten, in Form von Monographien oder thematisch fokussierten Sammelb nden.

Salt

Author: Isabel Zuber
Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 1429956534
Release Date: 2002-03-06
Genre: Fiction

In this beautifully crafted debut novel, poet Isabel Zuber deftly traces the joys and the sorrows of a passionate but troubled marriage in Appalachia at the turn of the last century. Anna Stockton was a bright and imaginative child, reveling in a rare wild freedom in the mountains of western North Carolina. As a young woman possessed by romantic yearnings and a great love of books, she hungers for a new kind of life for herself. John Bayley is a hard-driven hill farmer who carries with him the pain of the early death of his father and the loss of two previous wives. When a sudden encounter brings the two together, Anna and John marry into a difficult and passionate union, one that mirrors the changing, sometimes violent, and often haunted times in which they live. Turning her jeweler's eye upon the members of a small rural community, Isabel Zuber weaves together the lives of John and Anna's family and friends in a deeply moving account of exultation and despair, of grief and ghosts. A novel worthy of the element that gives it its name—an emblem of work and sacrifice as well as of blessing and preservation—Salt is entrancing, piercingly honest fiction that gazes deeply into the human heart and yields the wisdom that such scrutiny brings.

Salt Storm F r ewige Zeiten

Author: Kendall Kulper
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 9783733600419
Release Date: 2014-08-21
Genre: Fiction

LASS DIR DEIN HERZ BRECHEN Ein Roman so gewaltig wie das Meer, so romantisch wie ein heimlicher Kuss und so mächtig wie ein Talisman. Seit Generationen verlässt kein Schiff den Hafen von Prince Island ohne einen Talisman der mächtigen Roe-Frauen. Avery ist die Jüngste und Letzte ihrer Linie. Nimmt sie ihr Erbe an, wird sie Macht über das Meer, den Sturm, das Glück und die Liebe haben. Doch sie weiß noch nicht, dass der Preis dafür ihr eigenes gebrochenes Herz sein wird. Verweigert sie sich ihrem Schicksal, muss sie sterben.

Salt

Author: John Paul Zronik
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 077871411X
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Describes the origins of different types of salt and discusses salt mining, the role of salt in history, the uses of salt, its effects on the human body, and related topics.

Salt and Sediment Dynamics

Author: Ian Lerche
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 084937684X
Release Date: 1995-08-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Salt and Sediment Dynamics presents a thorough treatment of salt and sediment interactions and the implications of such interactions for sub-salt exploration. The book emphasizes and utilizes recent discoveries on many aspects of salt and sediment interactions, provides the theoretical framework for interpreting the increasing amount of available data on salt and sediments, and develops a self-consistent dynamical evolution model of salt structures and their interaction with surrounding sediments. The model developed in the text consists of an evolving salt structure that influences sediment motion with self-consistent evolution of sediments and salt shape. The resulting stress and strain in the sediments and the thermal focusing effects of the salt are evaluated. The salt and sediments in the model are consistent with observed geometries, a result of having freely adjustable, observation-controlled model parameters. In addition, the book describes case histories in a variety of geological settings, thus explaining aspects of the genesis and development of salt structures, of their impact on sedimentary structural evolution, and of the impact of sediments on salt masses. The techniques developed by the authors expand the current state of knowledge regarding the evolution and dynamics of salt structures and increase the potential for effective sub-salt hydrocarbon exploration.

The Carey Salt Mine

Author: Barbara C. Ulrich
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 0738561800
Release Date: 2008
Genre: History

In 1923, Kansas governor Johnathan Davis traveled to Hutchinson to dedicate Emerson Carey's new rock salt mine whose shaft provided access to an ancient salt bed 650 feet under the earth's surface. The Carey Salt Mine, advertised as "the most modern in the world," served as a companion to Carey's already-existing evaporation plants. Miners used the newest technology to blast and crush the mineral into gravel and haul it to the surface to provide rock salt for livestock, industries, and roads. Throughout the 20th century, thousands visited Carey's mining operations. Ever since the day Governor Davis presided over the opening ceremony, the Carey Salt Mine has served as a landmark for Hutchinson and helped shape its identity as "the Salt City."

The Book of Salt

Author: Monique Truong
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547524994
Release Date: 2004-06-15
Genre: Fiction

The Book of Salt serves up a wholly original take on Paris in the 1930s through the eyes of Binh, the Vietnamese cook employed by Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas. Viewing his famous mesdames and their entourage from the kitchen of their rue de Fleurus home, Binh observes their domestic entanglements while seeking his own place in the world. In a mesmerizing tale of yearning and betrayal, Monique Truong explores Paris from the salons of its artists to the dark nightlife of its outsiders and exiles. She takes us back to Binh's youthful servitude in Saigon under colonial rule, to his life as a galley hand at sea, to his brief, fateful encounters in Paris with Paul Robeson and the young Ho Chi Minh.