Chasing the Butterfly Book Summary : From a vineyard in the south of France to the sophisticated city of Paris, Ella Moreau searches for the hope and love she lost as a young girl when her mother abandoned the family. Ella's journey is portrayed through a heartbroken child, a young woman's struggles during the tumultuous times surrounding World War II, and as a reflective adult. Through a series of secret paintings, her art becomes the substitute for lost love-the metaphor of her life. But when her paintings are discovered, the intentions of those she loves are revealed.
Chasing the Butterfly Man Book Summary : Today, eighteen Butterfly Man armoires (ca. 1815) are documented as having been made in the same New Orleans workshop. While their maker's identity remains a mystery, his cabinets represent the zenith of craftsmanship in early nineteenth-century Louisiana. In order to contextualize the Butterfly Man's story, this study explores the history and use of the armoire in Europe and Louisiana and considers early nineteenth-century cabinetmaking in New Orleans. Who were the early cabinetmakers and where were they from? What was their place in the social fabric of New Orleans? What were the Butterfly Man's influences and how do his armoires reflect them? Who might the Butterfly Man have been?Chasing the Butterfly Man: The Search for a Lost New Orleans Cabinetmaker, 1810-1825, written by New Orleans art historian Cybèle Gontar and published by the Louisiana Museum Foundation, is the first comprehensive exploration of this New Orleans cabinetmaker, his construction methods, and the on-going search for his identity.
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Chasing The Golden Butterfly Book Summary : Chasing The Golden Butterfly takes place in Chicago where Tangi Singletary witnesses a crime on the worse day of her life. She has just been downsized from her job and is sitting in the park nursing her wounded spirit. She inadvertently becomes involved with the crime when she photographs a suspicious man in the park and takes a picture of a fancy foreign car that is waiting for him. Then she bumps into Blake Tyler, the handsome investigator who has been assigned the case. Tangi becomes Blake's sidekick in an investigation that takes them from the 'hood' to the trendy highrise apartments in the South Loop and the homes of the African-American elite. The case becomes personal to Blake and life and death circumstances make Chasing the Golden Butterfly , pursuing this shadowy,diabolical figure and shining a light on his criminal activities, the most important thing that he has ever done. Chasing the Golden Butterfly chronicles the intersection and the clash of class and culture. It has twists and turns that include danger, intrigue,tragedy, excitement, and romance.
Chasing Monarchs Book Summary : Although no one had ever followed North American monarch butterflies on their annual southward journey to Mexico and California, in the 1990s there were well-accepted assumptions about the nature and form of the migration. But to Robert Michael Pyle, a naturalist with long experience in monarch conservation, the received wisdom about the butterflies’ long journey just didn’t make sense. In the autumn of 1996 he set out to uncover the facts, to pursue the tide of “cinnamon sailors” on their long, mysterious flight. Chasing Monarchs chronicles Pyle’s 9,000-mile journey to discover firsthand the secrets of the monarchs’ annual migration. Part road trip, part outdoor adventure, and part natural history study, Pyle’s book overturns old theories and provides insights both large and small regarding monarch butterflies, their biology, and their spectacular migratory travels. Since the book’s first publication, its controversial conclusions have been fully confirmed, and monarchs are better understood than ever before. The Afterword for this volume includes not only updated information on the myriad threats to monarch butterflies, but also various efforts under way to ensure the future of the world’s most amazing butterfly migration.
Chasing Butterflies Book Summary : "A good mother does not run from her child's home. She always stays and fights." Titilope Ojo left Nigeria for the United States over a decade ago, but her mother's words remain fresh in her mind. Titilope is married to Tomide, a handsome and charismatic man who she is afraid of. She spends each day anticipating his moods and lives in fear of offending him. She takes great care to try and love him just the way he wants, but will it ever be enough? As life continues to spiral out of control, Titilope finds herself alone at a crossroad where she must choose between duty and survival.
Chase The Butterflies Book Summary : "Victoria, will you marry me?"Those words changed my life forever...just not in the way it would for most. I had it all until one fateful evening transformed my life in ways I never imagined.Nine months later, I move to a sleepy little town, hoping to escape the demons of my past. As I attempt to claim back my life, Jude Montgomery enters my world, and things begin to change.I thought running would appease the nightmares, but I soon discover my past won't let go. Things are not what they seem, and I begin to question the world as I know it. Jude may hold the answers, but will my love for him blind me to the truth? Does the flap of a butterfly's wings in Brazil set off a tornado in Texas? In my case, yes, it does.Will the truth set me free? Or will it imprison us both?My name is Victoria Armstrong, and this is my story...I think. "With heart and heat and a depth we adore for in our favorite reads, James has penned an absolutely stunning novel." Christina Lauren, NYT and #1 International Bestselling Authors of Twice in a Blue Moon"Wow! This book! It's not just a story, it's an experience. Enthralling. Epic. Beautiful. Chase the Butterflies grabbed my heart, twisted it, and NEVER let go." -Mia Sheridan, NYT bestseller
Chasing Butterflies Book Summary : USA Today Bestselling Author, Terri E. Laine brings a new standalone New Adult Romance novel, Chasing Butterflies, about second chances on and off the field.
The Language of Butterflies Book Summary : In this fascinating book from the New York Times bestselling author of The Horse, Wendy Williams explores the lives of one of the world’s most resilient creatures—the butterfly—shedding light on the role that they play in our ecosystem and in our human lives. Butterflies are one of the world’s most beloved insects. From butterfly gardens to zoo exhibitions, they are one of the few insects we’ve encouraged to infiltrate our lives. Yet, what has drawn us to these creatures in the first place? And what are their lives really like? In this groundbreaking book, New York Times bestselling author and science journalist Wendy Williams reveals the inner lives of these “flying flowers”—creatures far more intelligent and tougher than we give them credit for. Monarch butterflies migrate thousands of miles each year from Canada to Mexico. Other species have learned how to fool ants into taking care of them. Butterflies’ scales are inspiring researchers to create new life-saving medical technology. Williams takes readers to butterfly habitats across the globe and introduces us to not only various species, but to the scientists who have dedicated their lives to studying them. Coupled with years of research and knowledge gained from experts in the field, this accessible “butterfly biography” explores the ancient partnership between these special creatures and humans, and why they continue to fascinate us today. Touching, eye-opening, and incredibly profound, The Language of Butterflies reveals the critical role they play in our world.
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Forever My Saint Book Summary : All hope was lost until Zoey Hennessy walked back into my world, shaking it up beyond repair when she uttered two simple words. He's alive. She speaks of her brother, my Saint, the man who lost everything to set me free. I believed he was dead. I saw it with my own two eyes. But when Zoey proves he's alive and being held captive by a monster, I know what I have to do. It's time I saved him. The plan is dangerous, and there are no guarantees I will survive. But if this nightmare has taught me one thing, it's that I don't cower in fear. I am a woman hell-bent on getting back the man she loves, and nothing, no one will stand in my way. However, what I uncover can only be described as hell on earth. The darkness has finally won, and Saint is lost to me forever. Or so I thought. Aleksei Popov is anything but a hero, yet in this story--he's mine. Everything I believed in is about to be turned upside down, and with freedom within my grasp, I wonder how far I will go, and who I will sacrifice in order to set myself free.
Chasing Butterflies Book Summary : Toby Arora is in a bind. His family has given him the ultimatum to find love (the Indian way) before he hits 30. And despite all odds and a few false starts, he thinks he's found someone perfect. But is she really the girl of his dreams? Will he be able to connect with someone halfway across the world? Will he be able to balance career and love? Follow Toby's journey as he chases his butterflies and the remarkable and unexpected discoveries it brings. From the Cover: True love. Professional success. Life goals. Hopes for the future. Dreams, Desires and everything in between. Butterflies. A friend had once shared a remarkable and beautiful interpretation of life: He said that life is like chasing butterflies in a beautiful meadow and every person has their own butterflies.... ...And that's what this story is about. Butterflies. Toby Arora's butterflies. The pressure to get married that is typical of Indian families. The complexity of finding chemistry and love. The uncertainty spurned by the global recession. The nostalgia for home and the dilemma of moving back. Laced with humor and sprinkled with spontaneous chats, intimate emails and thought provoking journal entries, this highly engrossing and relatable novel follows the protagonist Toby, as he chases his butterflies and the remarkable and unexpected discoveries they bring. A quick read perfect for travel, a day at the beach or an evening on the couch!
Chasing Butterflies Book Summary : Chasing Butterflies is a story in rhyme of the joy of two little girls who love butterflies. This story is told through the arc of a poem of the same name written by the author. It captures the playfulness of the early childhood of two friends spending time outdoors following the butterflies they love dearly. Chasing Butterflies also contains educational and fun facts on the life cycle of a butterfly.
Miffy and the Butterfly Book Summary : Miffy celebrates nature in this 8x8 storybook based on a popular episode of Miffy’s Adventures Big and Small. It’s a beautiful sunny day and Miffy is chasing a butterfly in her backyard! What could be more fun than that? Why, chasing a lot of butterflies, of course! Readers will love joining Miffy, Snuffy, and Melanie in this sweet adventure! Stories and images are based on the work of Dick Bruna. ‘Miffy and Friends’ © copyright Mercis Media bv, all rights reserved.
Chasing a Butterfly Book Summary : Through the close-up lens of his heart, Herb Bryce takes us on a journey into the hazy world of the Alzheimer's afflicted. He paints a loving and tender picture with words of his life and love, gently unravelling the pages from the spool of his soul. Candice James, Poet Laureate Emerita, New Westminster, BC