Living with Snakes

Peter was never able to determine if Indiana knew about the snakes in advance. A Dutch woman from Java once told Peter that when she was a child cobras lived under the veranda. It was bad luck to kill them. He shuddered and supposed it ...

Author: Daniel Curley

Publisher: University of Georgia Press

ISBN: 9780820344942

Category: Fiction

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In Daniel Curley's stories, passionate rage and cool, clear hatred alter the terms of even the most basic human relationships, etching odd patterns on the surface of the natural world—a man applies the methods of Mata-Hari to the task of keeping track of his ex-wife; the victim of a pickpocket plots psychological revenge on the criminal population of a Mexico City bus line; a spurned lover summons all his strength and courage to liberate a roomful of snakes held captive by his rival. For the most part, the figures in the landscape of these stories are men and women performing the rituals that lead to and away from marriage. In "The First Baseman," a man in the process of getting a divorce falls in love with a player on a woman's softball team, but their conversation never goes far beyond the subject of her batting average. In "Trinity," an estranged couple brought together again by the death of their daughter finds that they cannot recreate either their love or their child. And in "Wild Geese," a man's dream about his childhood, when flocks of geese patterned the sky, is interrupted and finally shot-through by fevered images of a tedious dinner party. Nature exists as a refuge in these stories, but it is a refuge mostly to be found in the shadow of the fear of death; in the recesses of memory; beyond the bars that isolate zoo animals from an unruly world. Demonically honest and sometimes violently funny, Living with Snakes tells of a world where love is at best a touch-and-go sort of thing, where sometimes men and women are bound together not so much by affection as by mutual loss, mutual pain.
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Living with Snakes and Other Reptiles

It is rare, except with pythons, to find adult snakes with young snakes. Mostjuvenile snakes often hatch from eggs and disperse quickly. Live-bearing snakes are born and then are abandoned by the mother snake to fend for themselves.

Author: Simon Watharow

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9780643097216

Category: Medical

Page: 160

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Explains how to deal with these much-maligned creatures in a smart and risk-free manner.
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Living Below the Snake Line

The pastor went on to say that when the early settlers who first came to America chose a place to live, they chose the fertile valleys to set up their homes. But they found that they were plagued with snakes everywhere.

Author: Delores Harvey

Publisher: Xulon Press

ISBN: 9781600340208

Category: Religion

Page: 492

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Snakes of the World

Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species-the first catalogue of its kind-covers all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and ...

Author: Van Wallach

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781482208481

Category: Nature

Page: 1237

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Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species-the first catalogue of its kind-covers all living and fossil snakes described between 1758 and 2012, comprising 3,509 living and 274 extinct species allocated to 539 living and 112 extinct genera. Also included are 54 genera and 302 species that are dubious or invalid, resulting in reco
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Living with Snakes and Other Reptiles

The book sheds new light on snakes, lizards and crocodiles, helps you to identify them and dispels some common myths and fallacies.

Author: Simon Watharow

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9780643103818

Category: Science

Page: 160

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Can you tell if a snake is venomous by its colour? What is the real chance of being bitten by a snake? Can you really die in 30 seconds? Many of us have an instinctive fear of snakes and other reptiles. Over the last 200 years, we have built up a strong negative image of them, especially snakes. It is an image that has been reinforced by many fallacies and misconceptions. Living with Snakes and Other Reptiles provides a layperson’s account of why these creatures behave the way they do and what makes people get into trouble. The book sheds new light on snakes, lizards and crocodiles, helps you to identify them and dispels some common myths and fallacies. In revealing the fascinating world of reptiles, the book provides the reader with the knowledge to better cope with them at home and in the workplace.
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Living above the Snake Line

However, I never encountered a snake at the tree line, nor have I ever met anyone who lives there who did. To the best of my knowledge, there are no poisonous snakes at the top of the mountain. How does this tie in spiritually?

Author: James Maloney

Publisher: WestBow Press

ISBN: 9781512720211

Category: Religion

Page: 168

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There is a narrow path on the journey through life that leads to a secret place in God where our adversary cannot find us—a place where we are so hidden in Jesus Christ that we are “off the map” and preserved from the daily struggles and vexations of the enemy of our souls. This Highway of Holiness is only found in abiding intimately with our Lord, and James Maloney has endeavored to highlight a few keys that provide a unique perspective on the present-day deliverance ministry of Jesus. We all must come up higher in our walk with the Lord if we desire to truly live above the Snake Line.
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How Do We Live Together Snakes

Snakes shed their skin each year. They often do this several times. You might be surprised that snakes are not slimy. Their skin is smooth and dry. A CLOSER LOOK AT SNAKES Snakes are reptiles. They live.

Author: Lucia Raatma

Publisher: Cherry Lake

ISBN: 9781602797666

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

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How Do We Live Together: Snakes, opens young eyes to the bustling world around them and gently encourages early learning. Boys and girls will see how snakes care for their young, and find out where they live, what they eat and how they behave. Readers are encouraged to think critically about how we share our backyards with these wonderful creatures.
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The Living Wilderness

SOJOURNER Catching the Season by Annie Dillard LIVING WILDERNESS PUBUSHED BY THE WILDERNESS SOCIETY 1801 PKNNSYLVANIA AVENUE. YESTERDAY I set out to catch the new season, and instead I found an old snake- skin.

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ISBN: UVA:X000261622

Category: Natural history

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