The Moth

Author: Catherine Burns

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1401305962

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 432

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For the first time in print, celebrated storytelling phenomenon The Moth presents fifty spellbinding, soul-bearing stories selected from their extensive archive (fifteen-plus years and 10,000-plus stories strong). Inspired by friends telling stories on a porch, The Moth was born in small-town Georgia, garnered a cult following in New York City, and then rose to national acclaim with the wildly popular podcast and Peabody Award-winning weekly public radio show The Moth Radio Hour. Stories include: writer Malcolm Gladwell's wedding toast gone horribly awry; legendary rapper Darryl "DMC" McDaniels' obsession with a Sarah McLachlan song; poker champion Annie Duke's two-million-dollar hand; and A. E. Hotchner's death-defying stint in a bullring . . . with his friend Ernest Hemingway. Read about the panic of former Clinton Press Secretary Joe Lockhart when he misses Air Force One after a hard night of drinking in Moscow, and Dr. George Lombardi's fight to save Mother Teresa's life. This will be a beloved read for existing Moth enthusiasts, fans of the featured storytellers, and all who savor well-told, hilarious, and heartbreaking stories.

The Moth Presents All These Wonders

Author: Catherine Burns

Publisher: Crown

ISBN: 1101904410

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 354

View: 1110


“Wonderful." —Michiko Kakutani, New York Times Celebrating the 20th anniversary of storytelling phenomenon The Moth, 45 unforgettable true stories about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best ever told on their stages Carefully selected by the creative minds at The Moth, and adapted to the page to preserve the raw energy of live storytelling, All These Wonders features voices both familiar and new. Alongside Meg Wolitzer, John Turturro, Tig Notaro, and Hasan Minhaj, readers will encounter: an astronomer gazing at the surface of Pluto for the first time, an Afghan refugee learning how much her father sacrificed to save their family, a hip-hop star coming to terms with being a “one-hit wonder,” a young female spy risking everything as part of Churchill’s “secret army” during World War II, and more. High-school student and neuroscientist alike, the storytellers share their ventures into uncharted territory—and how their lives were changed indelibly by what they discovered there. With passion, and humor, they encourage us all to be more open, vulnerable, and alive.

Margaret and the Moth Tree

Author: Brit Trogen,Kari Trogen

Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd

ISBN: 1554539935

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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Margaret is sent to the Hopeton Orphanage, run by the cruel Miss Switch. Margaret can hear things that other people cannot. One day, she hears tiny voices coming from a thorny tree on the orphanage ground, and discovers a community of moths. Together, Margaret and the moths prepare a plan to end Miss Switch's resign of terror.

The Moth Book; A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America

Author: W. J. Holland

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 144749010X

Category: Nature

Page: 594

View: 9173


Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Moth Book

Author: William Jacob Holland

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Moths

Page: 479

View: 5084


You're Invited to a Moth Ball

Author: Loree Griffin Burns

Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing

ISBN: 1632898349

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

View: 4630


RSVP and have a ball--a moth ball--while studying moths in your own backyard! Kids are usually asleep when moths come out at night. But discovering the diverse moth population is simple--stay up late and set up a party for moths! Nature centers and museums host events called moth balls each summer, but kids can create their own right at home. Captivating photographs show how to lure in moths to study them. Direct address to the reader shows kids the magic of science found at home.

Film Culture Reader

Author: P. Adams Sitney

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 0815411014

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 466

View: 3316


This collection covers a range of topics in 20th century cinema, from the Auteur Theory to the commercial cinema from Orson Welles to Kenneth Anger.

British Moths

Author: James Lowen

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472987373

Category: Nature

Page: 224

View: 6539


Moths are sometimes overlooked compared to the day-flying butterflies, however, many moths are even more colourful, accessible and fascinating. Britain and Ireland are home to an incredible array of moths, with more than 2,500 species known, and increasing numbers of people have discovered the joy in watching, catching and photographing this diverse group. But, where should you start in being able to identify them? British Moths: A Gateway Guide is a wonderful introduction to 350 species of the most common and eye-catching adult moths that you may encounter in the UK. Rather than being grouped in taxonomic order, species are organised by season, and similar-looking moths are placed alongside one another for ease of identification. Concise species accounts include information on key features, making it easy to distinguish between confusion species, seasonality, and when and where to see them; each account is also placed alongside photos that have been carefully chosen to aid identification with clearly-marked top tips. From hawk-moths to tigers and ermines to emeralds, this guide is the perfect companion for anyone wanting to learn more about these beautiful and remarkable insects.