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Breath on the Mirror

Mythic Voices & Visions of the Living Maya

by Dennis Tedlock

  • 284 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Harpercollins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Sociology,
  • Quiche Indians,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Central America,
  • Native American Studies - Tribes,
  • Mayas,
  • Quichâe Indians,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9245242M
    ISBN 100062509012
    ISBN 109780062509017

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Breath on the Mirror by Dennis Tedlock Download PDF EPUB FB2

Breath on the Mirror is an odd work of scholarship that discusses the background and cultural setting of the Popul Vuh, which is the main ancient Maya Indian religious work.

Tedlock has a strong reputation as an ethnopoet who specialized in the Indians of the American Southwest and now the Maya by: Breath on the mirror: Seattle's Skid Road community Unknown Binding – January 1, by Laurie Olin (Author)Author: Laurie Olin.

Breath on the Mirror book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(2). Breath on the Mirror Seattles Skid Road Paperback – by Laurie Olin (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, "Please retry" — — Author: Laurie Olin.

First published inBreath on the Mirror is now available only from UNM Press. "A fascinating literary and anthropological excursion into the mental universe of the modern Quiché Maya and their forebears.

The stories and myths so compellingly recounted here turn our own world upside-down and remake it in the Maya image. In this book, Larry Rosenberg brings this Freedom from suffering is not only possible, but the means for achieving it are immediately within our grasp—literally as close to us as our own breath/5.

Book Summary. Breath is an extraordinary evocation of an adolescence spent resisting complacency, testing one’s limits against nature, finding like-minded souls, and discovering just how far one breath will take you.

It’s a story of extremes—extreme sports and extreme emotions. Breath is the twentieth book and the eighth novel by Australian author Tim Winton. His first novel in seven years, it was published inin Australia, New Zealand, the UK, the US, Canada, the Netherlands and Germany.

1 Plot introduction. 6 Literary significance and reception. 7 Film Adaptation. 8 Awards and nominations. 10 External : Tim Winton. InShay Garrett is on the verge of marriage to a wealthy and handsome man. But when she looks into a family-heirloom mirror, she suddenly finds herself in the body of her grandmother - in It's not, quite, but this book has a bit of the feel of one of those 'gothic' romances that were popular in the 's.4/5.

This remarkable book lets readers hear Maya myths as they are told today in the mountains of Guatemala. First published inBreath on the Mirror is now available only from UNM Press. "A fascinating literary and anthropological excursion into the mental universe of the modern Quiche Maya and their forebears/5(30).

OCLC Number: Description: 55 pages: illustrations ; 18 x 23 cm: Contents: The neighborhoods --Pioneer square and Skid Road --Goods and services --First Avenue --Pike place public market --Belltown --The people --Territory and routine --Two Indians --Government attitudes --The crime of being poor --One man's poison --The past and future --Private renewal and public removal --Rooms to.

” ―RT Book Reviews on Your Next Breath About the Author IRIS JOHANSEN is The New York Times bestselling author of Night and Day, Hide Away, Shadow Play, Your Next Breath, The Perfect Witness, Live to See Tomorrow, Silencing Eve, Hunting Eve, Taking Eve, Sleep No More, What Doesn’t Kill You, Bonnie, Quinn, Eve, Chasing The Night, Eight Days to Live, Blood Game, Deadlock, Dark /5().

Reading a good book might seem as natural as breathing. Writers often labor over words, including breath and breathing. Before proceeding, let’s look at the differences between breath and breathe.

Breath [noun; short ea as in wealth and soft th as in truth ]: the air taken into or expelled from the lungs during respiration. Ooh I do love a dark creepy book and The Woman In The Mirror definitely ticked both of those boxes. From the start the book is incredibly atmospheric, especially when it comes to the eerie descriptions of the house.

The air almost crackles with mystery and feels /5. If you’re having trouble getting the right sound for your breath, try this: With your mouth open, try exhaling the sound “HAAAAH”—it’s similar to the sound you make when you’re trying to fog up a mirror.

Get comfortable with this sound to get the hang of the practice. The Mirror is a horror novel by Marlys Millhiser about unwilling time-travel involving an evil antique mirror with unclear glass.

This was Millhiser's most popular novel, of her fourteen novels published. The historical Arnett-Fullen House in Boulder, Colorado was referenced as a model of a "gingerbread house" in the book. Plot synopsis. Marlys Millhiser was an American author of fifteen mysteries and horror novels.

Born in Charles City, Iowa, Millhiser originally worked as a high school teacher. She served as a regional vice president of the Mystery Writers of America and was best known for her novel The /5().

There is nothing sentimental in Cromwell’s end, only the most devastating humanity, leaving the reader with stopped breath and a sense of amazement, after Author: Stephanie Merritt. The base was a pair of hands turned downward, the mirror's weight resting on the thumb, forefinger and little finger on each hand.

Just looking at the thing gave her the shudders. After slipping into filmy baby-doll pajamas, she lifted the veil Grandma Bran was said to have worn at her wedding from its perch on a lampshade and tried it on/5(63). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Find a small mirror and put it in the refrigerator for an hour or so to make sure it's really cold. When you're ready, take out the mirror and get ready to breathe on it.

First, take a few deep breaths and notice that you can't see your breath in the warm air around you. Then, breathe onto the mirror.The Books of Breathing are several late ancient Egyptian funerary texts, intended to enable deceased people to continue to exist in the earliest known copy dates to about BC.

Other copies come from the Ptolemaic and Roman periods of Egyptian history, as late as the second century AD. It is a simplified form of the Book of the Dead. The books were originally named The Letter.The title of this work comes from the very last reflection in the book on Haiti: I come from a place where breath, eyes, and memory are one, a place from which you .