Black Dog Blues

Author: Rhys Ford

Publisher: DSP Publications

ISBN: 9781632163530

Category: Fiction

Page: 246

View: 782

"2nd Edition " "The Kai Gracen Series: Book One " Ever since being part of the pot in a high-stakes poker game, elfin outcast Kai Gracen figures he used up his good karma when Dempsey, a human Stalker, won the hand and took him in. Following the violent merge of Earth and Underhill, the human and elfin races are left with a messy, monster-ridden world, and Stalkers are the only cavalry willing to ride to someone s rescue when something shadowy appears. It s a hard life but one Kai likes filled with bounty, a few friends, and most importantly, no other elfin around to remind him of his past. And killing monsters is easy. Especially since he s one himself. But when a sidhe lord named Ryder arrives in San Diego, Kai is conscripted to do a job for Ryder s fledgling Dawn Court. It s supposed to be a simple run up the coast during dragon-mating season to retrieve a pregnant human woman seeking sanctuary. Easy, quick, and best of all, profitable. But Kai ends up in the middle of a deadly bloodline feud he has no hope of escaping. No one ever got rich being a Stalker. But then few of them got old either and it doesn t look like Kai will be the exception. "

Black Dog Blues (Italiano)

Author: Rhys Ford

Publisher: DSP Publications

ISBN: 1640802770

Category: Fiction

Page: 259

View: 8839

L’elfo reietto Kai Gracen è convinto di aver esaurito il suo karma positivo quando uno Stalker umano vince la partita di poker in cui Kai è stato messo in palio e lo prende con sé. In seguito alla violenta fusione tra la Terra e l’Underhill, la razza umana e quella elfica si ritrovano a vivere in un mondo caotico e infestato da mostri, e gli Stalker sono gli unici disposti ad accorrere quando all’orizzonte si profilano oscure minacce. Anche se difficile, quella dello Stalker è una vita che Kai ama: buone ricompense, qualche amico e, soprattutto, è priva di altri elfi che possano ricordargli il suo passato. E poi uccidere i mostri è facile, specialmente perché anche lui è un mostro. Quando un signore dei sidhe di nome Ryder arriva a San Diego, a Kai viene affidato un incarico per la nuova Corte dell’alba. Sulla carta si tratta di una semplice spedizione lungo la costa durante la stagione degli amori dei draghi, allo scopo di salvare una donna umana incinta in cerca di protezione. Facile, veloce e, cosa più importante, remunerativo. Tuttavia Kai si trova invischiato in una faida familiare all’ultimo sangue dalla quale non ha alcuna speranza di sottrarsi. Nessuno si è mai arricchito facendo lo Stalker. Anzi, pochi di loro arrivano alla vecchiaia, e sembra che Kai non farà eccezione.

The Language of the Blues

From Alcorub to Zuzu

Author: Debra Devi

Publisher: True Nature Books

ISBN: 9781624071850

Category: African Americans

Page: 263

View: 6507

A comprehensive dictionary of blues lyrics invites listeners to interpret what they hear in blues songs and blues culture, including excerpts from original interviews with Dr. John, Bonnie Raitt, Hubert Sumlin, Buddy Guy, and many others.

Talkin' to Myself

Blues Lyrics, 1921-1942

Author: Michael Taft

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136734015

Category: Music

Page: 744

View: 926

Talkin' to Myself: Blues Lyrics, 1921-1942 is a compendium of lyrics by the great blues recording artists of the classic blues era. It includes over 2000 songs, transcribed directly from the original recordings, making it by far the most comprehensive and accurate collection of blues lyrics available.

From Blues to Rock

An Analytical History of Pop Music

Author: David Hatch,Stephen Millward

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9780719014895

Category: Popular music

Page: 217

View: 7315

Acoustic Music Source Book


Publisher: Mel Bay Publications

ISBN: 1619110997

Category: Music

Page: 224

View: 6696

Bill Bay asked me to write a follow up book to my last book, "The Bluegrass Pickers Tune Book (20233). If you like Bluegrass music (232 songs) I'd recommend getting that book to add to your collection. the focus of this book, the Acoustic Source Book is on roots and old-time music. the book is focused on the time period from late 1800's until 1940's. There are a few songs from the Bluegrass Book that were too important to be left out. I decided not to use any patriotic and Christmas songs and came up with a list of about 400 songs which eventually was cut down to over 200. During the late 1800's and early 1900's there was an important evolution in American music; the birth of jazz, ragtime, and blues. This was also the period of the phonograph and early commercial recordings. Music from the Minstrel period as well as traditional songs were used as staple for the roots musicians. In the early 1900's there were rags, blues, gospel, Tin-Pan Alley, jug band, spiritual, old-time country and popular songs. I've tried to include some of the well-known songs from every genre to give you a big slice of Americana. There are some great songs that are popular roots, bluegrass and old-time songs today that have never been published. There are also great songs that are not well known that should be played and enjoyed.Richard Matteson with Kara Pleasants Wildwood Flower Paul & Silas Meet Me By the Moonlight Scarborough Fair Water is Wide Richard Matteson with Jessica KasterBarbara Allen In the Pines Hop Along Peter Ain't Gonna Lay my Armor Down

Dunkle Schatten

Author: Rhys Ford

Publisher: DSP Publications

ISBN: 1634777514

Category: Fiction

Page: 296

View: 5310

Kismet Andreas lebt in Angst vor den Schatten. Für den jungen Tattookünstler bedeuten sie mehr als nur Dunkelheit. Er hält sich für verrückt, weil er darin Kreaturen und kriechende Dinge sieht – Monster, die die Schwachen jagen, um ihren Verstand und ihre Seelen zu fressen, und nichts als leere Hüllen der Verzweiflung zurücklassen. Kismet fürchtet nichts mehr, als ebenfalls auf diese Weise in den Wahnsinn getrieben zu werden. Die schattenhafte Welt der Grenze ist Colms Zuhause. Als Pestilenz ist er der jüngste und unerfahrenste der apokalyptischen Reiter – wiederauferstandene Menschen, die nun als Unsterbliche der Menschheit dienen und sie zugleich eindämmen. Nur sichtbar für die Toten oder Wahnsinnigen existieren sie zwischen der Welt der Sterblichen und der Grenzwelt, an ihr nahezu ewiges Schicksal gebunden. Da selbst andere Unsterbliche sie fürchten, leben die vier Reiter größtenteils isoliert. Doch Colm möchte mehr kennenlernen als Tod, Krieg und Hunger. Colm möchte ... menschlicher sein und nicht nur mit Wahnsinnigen und Toten zu tun haben. Als Kismet Colm vor einem Angriff aus den Schatten rettet, findet Pestilenz sich plötzlich in einer heftigen Auseinandersetzung wieder, bei der die Menschheit auf dem Spiel steht. Kismet allein hat Vertrauen zu ihm, obwohl die anderen Reiter den Tod des Menschen voraussehen.

The lyrics in African American popular music

Actes du colloque international de Metz, 29-30 septembre 2000

Author: Robert Springer,Université de Metz. Centre d'études de la traduction

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc


Category: Music

Page: 211

View: 4854

The first international conference specifically devoted to the lyrics in African American popular music was held in Metz in September 2000 and gathered scholars and experts on blues, gospel song and rap. The eleven contributions, three of which in French, contained in this volume turn their attention to structure and thematic and expressive content in the three genres. Their conclusions, more than ever, allow us to see black popular music as the ongoing oral history of African Americans.

Railroadin' Some

Railroads in the Early Blues

Author: Max Haymes

Publisher: Music Mentor Books


Category: African Americans

Page: 390

View: 6291

This groundbreaking book, written by one of the foremost blues historians in the UK, is based on over 30 years' research, exploration and absolute passion for early blues music. It is the first ever comprehensive study of the enormous impact of the railroads on 19th and early 20th Century African American society and the many and varied references to this new phenomenon in early blues lyrics. The book is comprehensively annotated, and also includes a Discography at the end of each chapter.

Queer Blues

The Lesbian and Gay Guide to Overcoming Depression

Author: Kimeron Hardin,Marny Hall

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 1608825973

Category: Self-Help

Page: 260

View: 2755

Queer Blues is the only guide to focus on the triggers of depression specific to the gay and lesbian community and to offer concrete strategies to overcome them. The authors explain the many forms of depression and explore its unique impact on lesbians and gay men. If you're a lesbian or a gay man struggling with depression, this book offers you real tools for real change. A self-test helps you determine your own level of depression and assess its impact on your life. With this information, go on to explore the reciprocal relationship between mood and self-esteem. Examine your core beliefs about self-worth and identify self-sabotaging habits that may make you vulnerable to both insecurity and depression. A final section provides tested, practical methods distilled from the authors' more than twenty-five years of clinical experience to help you build a plan to effectively manage your depression.

Schattenseiten Band Eins Alec

Gay Fantasy

Author: Alexis Hunter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 3739624833

Category: Fiction

Page: 212

View: 523

Nathanael - ein Name der selbst gestandene Jäger ehrfürchtig werden lässt. Alec - sein Schützling wider Willen der versucht ihm zu entkommen. Ruben - Ex-Jäger und der Einzige, der es wagt, sich zwischen sie zu stellen. Alec ist Student und auf der Suche nach einer günstigen Wohngelegenheit, als er dabei jedoch an Nathanael gerät, wird sein Leben zu einem Alptraum. Nathanael behauptet ein Vampir zu sein und er hat ihn gebissen! Alec hält ihn für einen irren Stalker und denkt sich nichts dabei. Bis die Veränderungen beginnen. Nicht bereit sein Leben einfach aufzugeben sucht er sich Hilfe bei einem Vampirjäger. Allerdings bleibt ihm nicht viel Zeit, wenn er ein Mensch bleiben will ...

Black Dog Bleeding

Author: Jason Blacker


ISBN: 1430311541

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 1400

The story of one man's journey to hell. Hell does have a name.Robben Island. This story, though fictional, is based on, and honors, the life - and death - of Stephen Biko. It is 1977, Johannesburg, South Africa. Some cruelly and sadistically wielded power meant to scourge, some broke under its weight, while some remained unbent, immovable under it, resolute of spirit, and ultimately, tragically, indomitable. This is the story of such a man.The story of Stephen Biko, though familiar to many, is a tragedy beyond what any man, any person should ever have to endure. This is not a story for the feint of heart or stomach. It is a story, not meant to shock, but to shine the unapologetic, unflattering light of truth on a situation that was, and is very real. Told through one man's journey, it will lay bare any and all realities of a world that for some was inescapable. The pain is real. The horrors are real. Ignoring them won't change a thing. Understanding it just might.

Black Dog, Black Night

Contemporary Vietnamese Poetry

Author: Paul Hoover,Nguyen Do

Publisher: Milkweed Editions

ISBN: 1571318674

Category: Poetry

Page: 288

View: 3349

The poems in Black Dog, Black Night highlight an aspect of Vietnamese verse previously unfamiliar to American readers: its remarkable contemporary voices. Celebrating Vietnam’s diverse and thriving literary culture, the poems collected here combine elements of French Romanticism, Russian Expressionism, American Modernism, and native folk stories into a Vietnamese poetic tradition marked by vivid imagery, powerful emotions, and inventive forms. Included here are 17 postmodern and experimental Vietnamese poets, including the founding editor of Skanky Possum magazine, as well as American poets of Vietnamese descent.