In an age before satellites, the only way Britain could discover the lay of the land
in occupied Europe was by sending Spitfires and Mosquitos without armour-plating or weapons to photograph what lay below: cities, dams, airfields, factories, harbours, and military installations which were to be bombed or which had been bombed.
Stuart Morris, the company group vice president of marketing, said 'The Super Store allows clients to get the lay of the land
' early in the shopping process to help them get the best value for their vacation so that their dollar stretches further.'
He begins to fill that void by offering commentary on the trilogy completed in 2006 with The Lay of the Land
. The novels revolve around the character of Frank Bascombe, he explains, and explore in a leisurely manner his interaction with US culture in the 1980s and in 2000.
VILLAGERS can find out more about the lay of the land
at a meeting next week.
Richard Ford The Lay of the Land
. Knopf, 496 pages, $26.95
Part of what makes The Lay of the Land
so dazzling is the way in which Ford repeats certain motifs from the earlier novels, and expands them, and the way certain events, places and characters echo or comment upon those that have come before." SCOTT LEIBS
Ever since 1992, Mikulski, who calls herself "Coach Barb," has held workshops to teach all new women senators, regardless of party affiliation, the lay of the land
. "They look out for each other," says Democratic political consultant Mandy Grunwald, who worked on both Hillary Clinton's and newly elected Sen.