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The Crossroads at Midnight
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Abby Howard
Categories: Young Adult Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-06 - Publisher:

A masterful collection of tales from the faded border between our day-to-day world and the horrifying unknown on the other side of midnight. An old woman living alone on the edge of a bog gets an unexpected -- and unsettling -- visitor, throwing her quiet life into a long-buried mystery.
The Bathhouse at Midnight
Language: en
Pages: 504
Authors: William Francis Ryan
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-01-01 - Publisher: Penn State Press

The title of this book refers to the classic time and place for magic, witchcraft, and divination in Russia. The Bathhouse at Midnight, by one of the world's foremost experts on the subject, surveys all forms of magic, both learned and popular, in Russia from the fifth to the eighteenth
Midnight at the Barrelhouse
Language: en
Pages: 235
Authors: George Lipsitz
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: U of Minnesota Press

Considered by many to be the godfather of R&B, Johnny Otis—musician, producer, artist, entrepreneur, pastor, disc jockey, writer, and tireless fighter for racial equality—has had a remarkable life by any measure. In this first biography of Otis, George Lipsitz tells the largely unknown story of a towering figure in the
Metaphor and Metonymy at the Crossroads
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Antonio Barcelona
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Metaphor and Metonymy at the Crossroads is a collection of essays, most of them written from a cognitive linguistics standpoint by leading specialists in the fields of conceptual metaphor and metonymy, and conceptual integration (blending). The book has two main goals. One of them is to discuss in new, provocative
Japan at the Crossroads
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Nick Kapur
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-06 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

In 1960, when Japan revised the postwar treaty that allows a U.S. military presence in Japan, the popular backlash changed the evolution of Japan’s politics and culture, and its global role. Nick Kapur’s analysis helps resolve Japan’s essential paradox as being innovative yet regressive, flexible yet resistant, imaginative yet wedded