6 edition of All set about with fever trees, and other stories found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||PS3554.U668 A79 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||211 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||211|
|LC Control Number||95013562|
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When Frances Irvine's father dies suddenly, the ground dissolves beneath her feet. She learns that her family's life of prestige was built on airs and speculation, that in truth she has nothing and is now left, in the world of s English society, with two equally unpalatable choices: enter a life of servitude or immigrate to South Africa to marry a man she doesn't love. Just So Stories (Lit2Go Edition). Retrieved all set about with fever-trees, and find out.’ ‘because my father and my mother, and my uncle and my aunt, not to mention my other aunt, the Hippopotamus, and my other uncle, the Baboon, have all spanked me for my ‘satiable curtiosity—and I suppose this is the same thing.
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From the back of the book All Set About with Fever Trees Pam Durban grew up in South Carolina. She has worked as a journalist and teacher in New York, Kentucky, and Georgia. She was the recipient of the Rinehart Award in Fiction, and her work has appeared in a number of publications, including Tri-Quarterly, Crazyhorse, and The Georgia Review.
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Free 2-day shipping. Buy All Set about with Fever Trees and Other Stories: Stories (Paperback) at nd: Pam Durban. “Go to the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees, and find out.” In Rudyard Kipling’s book “Just So Stories”, in the tale titled “The Elephant’s Child”, the Kolokolo bird sends the curious young elephant to the Limpopo River where he can find out the answer to one of his numerous questions.
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These seven short stories, set mainly in the American South, present a broad spectrum of narrative voices and perspectives. Each story follows an individual through a significant experience and. “Go to the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees, and find out.”In Rudyard Kipling’s book “Just So Stories”, in the tale titled “The Elephant’s Child”, the Kolokolo bird sends the curious young elephant to the Limpopo River where he can find out the answer to one of his numerous questions.
The Fever Tree is vividly written, and moves so fluidly from Victorian drawing rooms to the wild, spare plains and brutal diamond mines of South Africa; place and people come alive in this book. When Frances Irvine, naive and sheltered, is forced to emigrate and make a new life, she encounters both beauty and searing injustices, and ultimately, she's forced to confront herself, as well.
He went from Graham’s Town to Kimberley, and from Kimberley to Khama’s Country, and from Khama’s Country he went east by north, eating melons all the time, till at last he came to the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees, precisely as Kolokolo Bird had said.
These trees are immortalized by Rudyard Kipling in one of his Just So Stories, "The Elephant's Child", wherein he repeatedly refers to "the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees." Shamanic usage.
This tree has been used for thousands of years by African tribes as a. Then Kolokolo Bird said, with a mournful cry, 'Go to the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo River, all set about with fever-trees, and find out.' That very next morning, when there was nothing left of the Equinoxes, because the Precession had preceded according to precedent, this 'satiable Elephant's Child took a hundred pounds of.
All Set About with Fever Trees and Other The seven stories in Pam Durban's widely praised debut collection are tales of family, of love and loss, of survival and affirmation.
Durban's resonant prose subtly obliges her readers to experience the rush of icy water in a stream, the. Beech trees are bullies and willows are loners, says forester Peter Wohlleben, author of a new book claiming that trees have personalities and communicate via a below-ground ‘woodwide web’.
Of the major contemporary mystery/crime writers, only Rendell—like Agatha Christie before her—is as impressive with short-stories as with novels: this third collection reaffirms her creepy skills (on shaky display in the recent Master of the Moor) for leanly convincing psychopathology, the blackest of black comedy, dreadful twists, and marital tensions of a particularly lethal nature.
SHIP FEVER: and Other Stories User Review - Kirkus. A brilliant first collection of stories—many set in the historical past, and all concerning varieties of scientific pursuit and discovery—by the author of such well-received novels as The Middle Read full review.Browse through and read tree other stories and books.
Sign up Log in. this a fun idea I thought I'd do, ocs w/ tree names. I own nothing except the characters in the book. Other characters that are not mine have credit listed.(?) Add to library 2 Discussion.
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