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Names and places

Gordon Copley

Names and places

with a short dictionary of common or well-known place-names

by Gordon Copley

  • 204 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Phoenix House in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGordon J. Copley.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13933788M

'Place Names' is a modest description, for the listings unleash a flow of history, folklore, geography, and etymology. And yes, even humor and romance If there is one indispensable Arizona book, Barnes's Arizona Place Names is it. Every man, woman, and child who sets foot in the Grand Canyon State should have this book at hand."—.   Thanks for the A2A. Names are generally one of the least important elements of your writing. If you’re telling an awesome story, you can pretty much just tack on the names almost as an afterthought. It depends to some extent on the type of fantasy.

Chart: Places In The Book of Acts This place list includes both the place names and the address in the Book of Acts that the place is mentioned. The chart forms an overview of the geography of the book, filled with the travels of Paul and co. Place-Names and Places of Nova Scotia first appeared in , when it was published by the Public Archives of Nova Scotia as a special project to commemorate Canada's centenary of Confederation. It's still the only reference source available for readers wanting basic, reliable, easily accessible historical information about the cities, towns and villages of Nova Scotia.

  The Most Popular Baby Boy Names for Are Inspired by Travel. Boy names from around the world — and around the galaxy — are .   Places and Names is as clean and spare in its prose as it is sharp and unsparing in timely observation.” —TIME magazine “[A] spare, beautiful memoir Places and Names is a classic meditation on war, how it compels and resists our efforts to order it with meaning. In simple, evocative sentences, with sparing but effective glances at.


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Places and Names is as clean and spare in its prose as it is sharp and unsparing in timely observation.” —TIME magazine “[A] spare, beautiful memoir Places and Names is a classic meditation on war, how it compels and resists our efforts to order it with meaning.

In simple, evocative sentences, with sparing but effective glances at /5(24). "Places and Names is a brilliant and gripping account of the aftermath of failed wars and revolutions, and of the still burning idealism that smolders in the wreckage. Elliot Ackerman brings a novelist's skill with language, a reporter's eye for detail, and his life experience as a highly decorated Marine veteran of five deployments to bear in /5(36).

Names, characters, places, and incidents are the products of the author’s imagination or are used fictitiously. Any resemblance to actual events, locales, or persons, Page Disclaimers to Copy and Paste Names and places book Your Book. [online] The. I love writing story’s, not that I finish any of them.

At the moment I’m making a fantasy book for one of my class. I have used a few names and about 2 places from here. Thanks for helping me. I’m only 13 and I’m trying to get better at naming stuff. Reply. Places and Names is an ideal name for this Names and places book as it reflects its mosaic nature.

Some might argue that such nature would only make reading difficult, and the book can be unreadable, and the answer is - yes and no at the same time/5. 3 Lists of places in a state or city. 4 Lists of places by name etymology. 5 Other lists of places.

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They tend to be farmers and rarely go on adventures. Beyond the borders of their people, few have ever heard of them. “Places and Names is its own profile in courage: the story of how a Marine turned reporter struggled with the polemics of desolation in the Middle East.

Elliot Ackerman is a man of both action and thought, and his book is closely observed, rigorously lived, and clarifying for all of us who have not understood how U.S. policy in the Islamic. “A brilliant, provocative, and important book. Doody has marshaled a truly unprecedented array of material about names, places, and plotting culled from a dazzlingly expansive reading of eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century novels—as well as books on local history and the English countryside.

Usually there is not a problem using real names of states, cities, parks, streets, etc., as long as you think it through in terms of any problems.

I would not use the real name of a school, for example, or a church, or someplace that would be easy to identify and could cause some embarrassment, or harassment, etc. Places and Names NPR coverage of Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning by Elliot Ackerman. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

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