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End of the Earth

Voyaging to Antarctica

by Peter Matthiessen

  • 145 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by National Geographic .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Travel writing,
  • Wildlife,
  • Nature / Field Guide Books,
  • Nature,
  • Travel,
  • Antarctica,
  • Polar Regions,
  • Nature / General,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKenneth Garrett (Photographer)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7805495M
    ISBN 100792268369
    ISBN 109780792268369

    The end will come when mankind has been sufficiently warned by a global proclamation of God’s Kingdom —a world government that will replace human rulership. (Daniel , 14) Jesus Christ said: “This good news of the Kingdom will be preached in all the inhabited earth for a witness to all the nations, and then the end will come.”. The Book of Revelation gives us a few details about what this time period will entail: God’s wrath will be on the earth, the Beast will be revealed, and plagues and suffering will occur.

    Franzen’s great loves are literature and birds, and The End of the End of the Earth is a passionate argument for both. Where the new media tend to confirm one’s prejudices, he writes, literature “invites you to ask whether you might be somewhat wrong, maybe even entirely wrong, and to imagine why someone else might hate you.”. The angel said: 'This place is the end of heaven and earth: this has become a prison for the stars and the host of heaven. And the stars which roll over the fire are they which have transgressed the commandment of the Lord in the beginning of their rising, because they did .

    Intimate and intrepid, erudite and visceral, The Ends of the Earth is an unflinching look at the places and peoples that will make tomorrow’s headlines–and the history of the next millennium. "Kaplan is an American master of travel writing from hell Pertinent and compelling."–New York Times Book Review "An impressive work. "Ends of the Earth" is a comic book storyline in The Amazing Spider-Man published by Marvel Comics in The villains of the story are the Sinister the prior event story "Spider-Island" there is only one tie-in issue (a one-shot) instead of the multitude of tie-in issues involved with that story; the story is completely contained within issues # of The Amazing Spider-Man.


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Now, at a moment when technology has inflamed tribal hatreds and the planet is beset by /5(2). Franzen’s great loves are literature and birds, and The End of the End of the Earth is a passionate argument for both.

Where the new media tend to confirm one’s prejudices, he writes, literature “invites you to ask whether you might be somewhat wrong, maybe even entirely wrong, and to imagine why someone else might hate you.”.

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