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Download or read book The Tale of Brett and Riley written by Caroline Stocker and published by Xlibris Corporation. This book was released on 2009-10-07 with total page 56 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Neither the butcher nor his son had seen Riley for three weeks. Out of curiosity, Brett asked if they had seen Sir Colin recently. They had not – not for three weeks. “He came by and bought meat for two, as though he was expecting to share,” the butcher told him. “That’s not much like him... sharing...” This worried Brett. Riley wouldn't have anything to do with Sir Colin. She was bright and cheery. He was dark and stormy. What if Sir Colin really had taken Riley? Did he plan on bringing her back? It had been three whole weeks! Where did he take her? Why on Earth would she go with him?
Download or read book Letters to Brett Favre written by Thomas Hapka and published by two brothers holdings corp. This book was released on 2009 with total page 158 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book George Brett written by Kansas City Star and published by Sports Publishing LLC. This book was released on 2001-04 with total page 192 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: George Brett: A Royal Hero is the most complete volume ever compiled about the 1999 Baseball Hall of Fame inductee. His legendary career is reviewed in precise detail through articles that appeared in The Kansas City Star from the early 1970s through 1999. No one followed George Brett with greater interest nor wrote of his exploits with greater insight than the sportswriters of the Royals' hometown daily newspaper. Brett's career, 21 years with the Kansas City Royals, included 12 All-Star appearances and one batting title in each of the three decades in which he played.
Download or read book Lawrence and Brett written by Dorothy Brett and published by Sunstone Press. This book was released on 2006 with total page 300 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In March of 1924, D. H. Lawrence, Frieda Lawrence and the Honorable Dorothy Brett went to Taos, New Mexico, to absorb the color and romance of what was to them a mysterious and compelling land. Dorothy Brett recreated those days in this fascinating first-hand account, and also writes of when she was the close friend of Aldous Huxley, Lytton Strachey, Katherine Mansfield, and other important literary and artistic figures. But more importantly, she focused on her relationship with Lawrence and the book was specifically addressed to him as if he were to read it, reminding him personally of her long-standing devotion. Such devotion was not rebuffed by Lawrence, it seems, but it was met differently by the two other women orbiting the famous writer: his wife, Frieda Lawrence, and Mabel Dodge Luhan. They were in turn cross and conciliatory to her. But it seems that she just accepted them as other intense admirers of Lawrence, took it all simply and wrote it all down with a minimum of comment. Dorothy Brett was well-known in her own right. The daughter of Viscount Esher Brett, confidant of Queen Victoria, she spent six years studying at the Slade School of Art in London and was a member of the Bloomsbury set in England, among whose many luminaries Brett moved when a young woman. She was also gaining recognition as an artist even before she arrived in the American Southwest. But it was there that her true artistic talents emerged and her works now hang in major museums as well as in private collections. When this book was first published in 1933, it was praised by critics as well as the general public. Alfred Stieglitz said: "It was a rare spiritual experience--no student of Lawrence can afford to miss this book.. There is an integrity in the book--a sense of the eternal--a sense of Light--which raises it above all the other books I have read about Lawrence." And, interestingly, Mabel Dodge Luhan called it "clearly and explicitly drawn." Here it all is again with additional material added by Dorothy Brett herself when the 1974 edition was first published by Sunstone Press.
Download or read book Brett A portrait of Brett Whiteley by his sister written by Frannie Hopkirk and published by Pan. This book was released on 2013-02-01 with total page 503 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: 'Brett was the sweetest, funniest, cleverest man I've ever known, my confidant and best friend. He had a rare radiance, an inner certainty which was compelling and hugely attractive.' Frannie Hopkirk knew Brett Whiteley all his life. He was her brother. Here, for the first time, one of those closest to Brett presents a vivid and movingly personal insight into his life and work. Throughout their lives, despite the sometimes vast geographical distances that separated them, brother and sister maintained a strong spiritual connection, an unbreakable bond. This brave, often painfully honest but loving portrait could only have been written by someone who Brett knew and trusted implicitly. They were born two years and one week apart into an average to extraordinary middle-class family. Brett was a streetwise larrikin from the very beginning, both a leader and a loner, spending hours drawing the harbour from his bedroom window in their Longueville home or plotting all kinds of mischief for his gang. Frannie adored her brother, and was a willing participant in his chaotic adventures. At the time Brett was awarded his travelling art scholarship and left for Europe, Frannie married and moved to New Zealand. Five years later, Frannie was the mother of five and Brett had stepped into the international art scene. Staying with Brett and Wendy in New York, Frannie had her first taste of the rock'n'roll generation that held such fascination for Brett, and her writing captures the essence of the hip '60s. The lives of brother and sister seemed to run on parallel lines, and often intersected. When the Whiteleys returned to Australia in the '70s, Frannie was part of the Lavender Bay scene. Throughout Brett's life Frannie watched and celebrated his success, as well as sharing his disappointments. She also experienced her own joys and tragedies as the mother of a large family in New Zealand, then living with her lover in London, eventually moving back to Sydney and then to the Central West of NSW, a landscape familiar to her and Brett from boarding school. This is her story too. For Brett Whiteley, art and life were intertwined. Frannie examines the relationship between her brother's life and art as she discusses Brett's major works and some lesser known paintings and drawings. She knew the young man who dreamed of fame as an artist while he sketched the ferries ploughing across Sydney Harbour. She understood when he painted The American Dream as a response to the toxic influence of American culture and violence, and she shared his devotion and connection to works such as Alchemy. During the last years of his life, Brett relied on Frannie and she became his closest friend. As his addiction to heroin deepened and ultimately controlled him, she offered him unconditional love. Her compassion and understanding set this book apart as a unique and moving account of the life of one of Australia's greatest artists.
Download or read book Helena Brett s Career written by Desmond Coke and published by DigiCat. This book was released on 2022-08-10 with total page 175 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ruth was always claiming to have sacrificed herself. She didn't matter. No one must consider her. She hadn't married. She gave her life up willingly to her dear brother. If he trod on her sometimes, she only liked to feel that he was free to wing his way to fame. And all that sort of stuff ... when all the while, she never did a single thing he wanted, but in the most selfish way made everything as hard as it could be for his work, when she herself was doing nothing! What a fuss if he was half an hour or so late for their lonely meal! How could it matter? He was in the middle of a paragraph, sometimes: and what did she do after dinner, anyhow? Nothing but play Patience, while he went back to work! How could it make any difference at what hour she dined?
Download or read book Bad Boys After Dark Brett Bad Billionaires After Dark 4 Love in Bloom Steamy Contemporary Romance written by Melissa Foster and published by World Literary Press. This book was released on 2018-03-21 with total page 300 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Indulge your inner vixen with these sexy billionaires! Meet the Bad Boys... Four fiercely loyal, sinfully sexy, uber alpha brothers, about to fall head over heels for their leading ladies. "With her wonderful characters and resonating emotions, Melissa Foster is a must-read author!" -NYT Bestseller Julie Kenner "Melissa Foster is synonymous with sexy, swoony, heartfelt romance!" -NYT Bestseller Lauren Blakely Everything's naughtier after dark... Billionaire security expert Brett Bad has had his eye on his brother’s gorgeous legal assistant, Sophie Roberts, for years. He wants nothing more from her than a single night between the sheets to satisfy his desires. But Sophie is a white-picket-fence girl, and she’s turned him down more times than he cares to count. Sophie is all about forever kisses and happily ever afters. But she can’t deny her attraction to Brett, as enticed by his bad-boy behavior as she is by his devastating looks and his painful past, which she’d like to help heal. When Sophie’s friend urges her to throw caution to the wind, Sophie leaves the door to her heart ajar—and Brett charges in. 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Download or read book Brett Whiteley written by Ashleigh Wilson and published by Text Publishing. This book was released on 2016-08-01 with total page 432 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When he died in 1992 Brett Whiteley left behind decades of ceaseless activity—some works bound to a particular place or time, others that are masterpieces of light and line. Whiteley had arrived in Europe in 1960 determined to make an impression. Before long he was the youngest artist to have work acquired by the Tate. With his wife, Wendy, and daughter, Arkie, Whiteley then immersed himself in bohemian New York. But within two years he fled, having failed to break through. Back in Sydney, he soon became Australia’s most celebrated artist. He won the Archibald, Wynne and Sulman prizes in the same year—his prices soared, as did his fame. Among his friends were Francis Bacon and Patrick White, Billy Connolly and Dire Straits. Yet addiction was taking its toll: Whiteley struggled in vain to separate his talent from his disease, and an inglorious end approached. Written with unprecedented behind-the-scenes access, and handsomely illustrated with classic Whiteley artworks, rare notebook sketches and candid family photos, this dazzling biography reveals for the first time the full portrait of a mercurial artist. Ashleigh Wilson has been a journalist for almost two decades. He began his career at the Australian in Sydney before spending several years in Brisbane, covering everything from state politics to the Hollingworth crisis to indigenous affairs. He then moved north to become the paper's Darwin correspondent, a posting bookended by the Falconio murder trial and the Howard government’s intervention in remote Aboriginal communities. During that time he won a Walkley Award for reports on unethical behaviour in the Aboriginal art industry, a series that led to a Senate inquiry. He returned to Sydney in 2008 and has been the paper’s Arts Editor since 2011. He lives in Sydney. ‘Ashleigh Wilson has produced an intriguing, absorbing and assured account of Brett Whiteley’s life and work’. Mark Knopfler ‘With relentless precision, Ashleigh Wilson has provided a peerless grasp of the life and genius of Brett Whiteley. This storied journey of one of Australia’s most mercurial twentieth-century artists will be impossible for the reader to put aside until it is finished. It is the dispassionate biography Whiteley has long needed: a career clarified from the brilliant clouds of myth.’ Barry Pearce, Emeritus Curator of Australian Art at the Art Gallery of NSW ‘A full-dress life of Whiteley that speeds and soars and never ceases to do homage to the colossal confrontation and contradiction the artist represents...Wilson has written that rarest of things, a 400-page biography that is hard to put down...[It] will make you weep for this exasperation of a man and hunger for his art.’ Australian ‘An essential and invaluable resource for any Whiteley scholar...Wilson’s achievement is considerable...Ashleigh Wilson’s Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing is a benchmark publication in Whiteley studies.’ Sydney Review of Books ‘The best biography I read [this year] was Ashleigh Wilson’s Brett Whiteley: Art, Life and the Other Thing...Combines journalistic rigour and personal compassion his landmark account of one of our greatest artists.’ Australian ‘Ashleigh Wilson’s biography of Brett Whiteley is hard to put down. The narrative hums along beautifully, allowing readers a rare insight into Whiteley’s complex genius. A colossal undertaking, helped by extraordinary access. Wilson has delivered readers—and history—an absorbing, detailed and fascinating read.’ Walkley Magazine ‘Ashleigh Wilson methodically tracks this mercurial artist from early family days to his final years—a motley of sex, drugs and rock’n’roll, and importantly, art.’ Art Almanac
Download or read book John Brett written by John Brett and published by National Museum Wales. This book was released on 2001 with total page 121 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This is the first publication to examine the seascapes of John Brett (1831 - 1902), the Pre-Raphaelite artist who devoted his later years to touring and painting the British coastline. He had a particular fondness for Wales, where he owned property and was one of the earliest artists to respond to the more remote areas of North Pembrokeshire.
Download or read book Brett and a Theory written by Kevin Spaulding and published by Lulu Press, Inc. This book was released on 2015-03-26 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Brett is an average guy until one day a strange object lands in his yard. Things start to change as Brett faces his destiny and embarks on a quest that will change his life, and the world, forever.
Download or read book Being Brett written by Douglas Hobbie and published by Henry Holt and Company. This book was released on 1996-01-15 with total page 250 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Being Brett is a memoir that chronicles the author's daughter's harrowing struggle with Hodgkin's disease. "Hobbie's harrowing account of Brett's last days is a shattering portrait of how a family struggles through the loss of one of its beloved members." - Publishers Weekly
Download or read book Brett Kebble written by Barry Sergeant and published by Penguin Random House South Africa. This book was released on 2012-03-23 with total page 374 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In September 2005, corporate South Africa was rocked by the violent murder of mining maverick Brett Kebble. In life, he was known as a billionaire patron of the arts, compassionate philanthropist, champion of black economic empowerment, urbane raconteur and generous host. But within six months of his death, Kebble was exposed as the architect of one of the biggest and most convoluted frauds seen by any stock exchange in the world, a flawed genius who lied and cheated and stole so cunningly that even astute auditors were fooled. By the time he died, Kebble was both broke and jobless. His legacy was a maze of convoluted transactions that would take forensic investigators months, perhaps years, to untangle. The trail would lead from one of the African continent’s oldest and most venerable mining houses to more than 100 shell companies; from the diamond fields of Angola to the new black elite in democratic South Africa’s upmarket suburbs. But in the wake of Kebble’s death, far darker secrets than his unorthodox and downright criminal transactions would also come to light. Many of them are revealed for the first time in this hard-hitting A-B-C of Brett Kebble’s brilliant but terminally crooked business career.
Download or read book Fiction as Survival Strategy written by J. Bakker and published by BRILL. This book was released on 2022-06-13 with total page 220 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Brett and the Chickens written by Lawrence I. Seiuli and published by Dorrance Publishing. This book was released on 2009-09-16 with total page 30 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Machine Learning for Business written by Doug Hudgeon and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2019-12-24 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Summary Imagine predicting which customers are thinking about switching to a competitor or flagging potential process failures before they happen Think about the benefits of forecasting tedious business processes and back-office tasks Envision quickly gauging customer sentiment from social media content (even large volumes of it). Consider the competitive advantage of making decisions when you know the most likely future events Machine learning can deliver these and other advantages to your business, and it’s never been easier to get started! Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the technology Machine learning can deliver huge benefits for everyday business tasks. With some guidance, you can get those big wins yourself without complex math or highly paid consultants! If you can crunch numbers in Excel, you can use modern ML services to efficiently direct marketing dollars, identify and keep your best customers, and optimize back office processes. This book shows you how. About the book Machine Learning for Business teaches business-oriented machine learning techniques you can do yourself. Concentrating on practical topics like customer retention, forecasting, and back office processes, you’ll work through six projects that help you form an ML-for-business mindset. To guarantee your success, you’ll use the Amazon SageMaker ML service, which makes it a snap to turn your questions into results. What's inside Identifying tasks suited to machine learning Automating back office processes Using open source and cloud-based tools Relevant case studies About the reader For technically inclined business professionals or business application developers. About the author Doug Hudgeon and Richard Nichol specialize in maximizing the value of business data through AI and machine learning for companies of any size. Table of Contents: PART 1 MACHINE LEARNING FOR BUSINESS 1 ¦ How machine learning applies to your business PART 2 SIX SCENARIOS: MACHINE LEARNING FOR BUSINESS 2 ¦ Should you send a purchase order to a technical approver? 3 ¦ Should you call a customer because they are at risk of churning? 4 ¦ Should an incident be escalated to your support team? 5 ¦ Should you question an invoice sent by a supplier? 6 ¦ Forecasting your company’s monthly power usage 7 ¦ Improving your company’s monthly power usage forecast PART 3 MOVING MACHINE LEARNING INTO PRODUCTION 8 ¦ Serving predictions over the web 9 ¦ Case studies
Download or read book Brett McCarthy Work in Progress written by Maria Padian and published by Knopf Books for Young Readers. This book was released on 2008-03-11 with total page 312 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Brett McCarthy lives for vocabulary words, soccer, and her larger-than-life grandmother, Nonna. Unfortunately, Brett’s got a big mouth she can’t seem to tame and opinions she can’t keep to herself. And she’s obsessed with the moment she became redefined and went from good student, bestfriend-to-Diane to twice-suspended, friendless, and deadest meat in Maine. Soon her world has turned upside down, and she’s not sure where she fits, what she should do, or how to make right what she, and her big fat mouth, have made wrong. Brett’s fresh and funny voice will keep readers laughing out loud at her plights, groaning in sympathy at every misstep, and rooting for her as things go from bad to worst ever possible. A Spring 2008 Association of Booksellers for Children New Voices Pick
Download or read book Dramatizing Time in Twentieth Century Fiction written by William Vesterman and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2014-07-17 with total page 234 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: How have twentieth-century writers used techniques in fiction to communicate the human experience of time? Dramatizing Time in Twentieth-Century Fiction explores this question by analyzing major narratives of the last century that demonstrate how time becomes variously manifested to reflect and illuminate its operation in our lives. Offering close readings of both modernist and non-modernist writers such as Wodehouse, Stein, Lewis, Joyce, Hemingway, Faulkner, Borges, and Nabokov, the author shares and unifies the belief, as set forth by the distinguished philosopher Paul Ricoeur, that narratives rather than philosophy best help us understand time. They create and communicate its meanings through dramatizations in language and the reconfiguration of temporal experience. This book explores the various responses of artistic imaginations to the mysteries of time and the needs of temporal organization in modern fiction. It is therefore an important reference for anyone with an interest in twentieth-century literature and the philosophy of time.