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  2. Vancouver Community College - Wikipedia

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    Vancouver Community College is a public community college in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.Founded in 1965, it is the largest and oldest community college in British Columbia, offering 91 certificate programs, 31 diploma programs, and 3 bachelor's degree programs.

  3. William Saroyan - Wikipedia

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    William Saroyan (/ s ə ˈ r ɔɪ ə n /; August 31, 1908 – May 18, 1981) was an Armenian-American novelist, playwright, and short story writer.He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1940, and in 1943 won the Academy Award for Best Story for the film The Human Comedy.

  4. Thompson Rivers University - Wikipedia

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    Thompson Rivers University (commonly referred to as TRU) is a public teaching and research university offering undergraduate and graduate degrees and vocational training.Its main campus is in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, and its name comes from the two rivers which converge in Kamloops, the North Thompson and South Thompson.

  5. Lawrence Durrell - Wikipedia

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    There, he and his younger brother Gerald became friends with Alan G. Thomas, who had a bookstore and would become an antiquarian. Adult life and prose writings First marriage and Durrell's move to Corfu. On 22 January 1935, Durrell married Nancy Isobel Myers (1912–1983). It was the first of his four marriages.

  6. New Jersey Institute of Technology - Wikipedia

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    New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a public research university in Newark, New Jersey with a degree-granting satellite campus in Jersey City. Founded in 1881 with the support of local industrialists and inventors especially Edward Weston, NJIT opened as Newark Technical School in 1885 with 88 students.

  7. Grand Tour - Wikipedia

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    History. Rome for many centuries had already been the destination of pilgrims, especially during Jubilee when European clergy visited the Seven Pilgrim Churches of Rome.. In Britain, Thomas Coryat's travel book Coryat's Crudities (1611), published during the Twelve Years' Truce, was an early influence on the Grand Tour but it was the far more extensive tour through Italy as far as Naples ...

  8. Forbidden Planet - Wikipedia

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    Forbidden Planet is a 1956 American science fiction film from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, produced by Nicholas Nayfack, and directed by Fred M. Wilcox from a script by Cyril Hume that was based on an original film story by Allen Adler and Irving Block.

  9. Beat Generation - Wikipedia

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    The Beat Generation was a literary movement started by a group of authors whose work explored and influenced American culture and politics in the post-war era. The bulk of their work was published and popularized by Silent Generationers in the 1950s.