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Little Women
by Louisa May Alcott

Language

English

Pages

503

Publication Date

November 14, 2019

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Meg is the eldest and on the brink of love. Then there’s tomboy Jo who longs to be a writer. Sweet-natured Beth always puts others first, and finally there’s Amy, the youngest and most precocious. Together they are the March sisters. Even though money is short, times are tough and their father is away at war, their infectious sense of fun sweeps everyone up in their adventures — including Laurie, the boy next door. And through sisterly squabbles, their happy times and sad ones too, the sisters discover that growing up is sometimes very hard to do.<br />Based on Louisa May Alcott’s childhood, this lively portrait of nineteenth-century family life possesses a lasting vitality that has endeared it to generations of readers.<br /><br />A wonderful story... As a child, I strongly identified with Jo because she is a writer. —Jacqueline Wilson<br />The American female myth. —Madelon Bedell<br />It is an essential American novel, perhaps the essential American novel for girls… Girls come to it on their own. —Jane Smiley<br />In “Little Women”, Alcott anticipated realism by twenty or thirty years. —G. K. Chesterton
A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertation...
by Kate L. Turabian

Language

English

Pages

478

Publication Date

April 27, 2018

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When Kate L. Turabian first put her famous guidelines to paper, she could hardly have imagined the world in which today’s students would be conducting research. Yet while the ways in which we research and compose papers may have changed, the fundamentals remain the same: writers need to have a strong research question, construct an evidence-based argument, cite their sources, and structure their work in a logical way. <i>A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations</i>—also known as “Turabian”—remains one of the most popular books for writers because of its timeless focus on achieving these goals.<br /><br /><br /><br />This new edition filters decades of expertise into modern standards. While previous editions incorporated digital forms of research and writing, this edition goes even further to build information literacy, recognizing that most students will be doing their work largely or entirely online and on screens. Chapters include updated advice on finding, evaluating, and citing a wide range of digital sources and also recognize the evolving use of software for citation management, graphics, and paper format and submission. The ninth edition is fully aligned with the recently released <i>Chicago Manual of Style</i>, 17th edition, as well as with the latest edition of <i>The Craft of Research.</i><br /><br /><br /><br />Teachers and users of the previous editions will recognize the familiar three-part structure. Part 1 covers every step of the research and writing process, including drafting and revising. Part 2 offers a comprehensive guide to Chicago’s two methods of source citation: notes-bibliography and author-date. Part 3 gets into matters of editorial style and the correct way to present quotations and visual material. <i> A Manual for Writers</i> also covers an issue familiar to writers of all levels: how to conquer the fear of tackling a major writing project.<br /><br /><br /><br />Through eight decades and millions of copies, <i>A Manual for Writers</i> has helped generations shape their ideas into compelling research papers. This new edition will continue to be the gold standard for college and graduate students in virtually all academic disciplines.<br /><br /> 
Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, 11th Edition
by Merriam-Webster

Language

English

Pages

1664

Publication Date

June 12, 2009

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You can set this dictionary as your default Kindle dictionary and look up words while reading. The default setting is The New Oxford American Dictionary included on your Kindle, but you have the option to change your default setting to this compatible dictionary after purchase. <br /><br /><br /><br />America’s Best-Selling Dictionary defines the current, active vocabulary of American English! Features more than 225,000 definitions and over 42,000 usage examples to clarify meaning. Newly added words and meanings across a variety of fields including technology, entertainment, health, science, and society. New words include hashtag, steampunk, digital divide, fracking, and fist pump. <br /><br /><br /><br />Special sections include A Handbook of Style, Foreign Words & Phrases, Biographical Names, and Geographical Names.<br /><br /><br /><br />Over 60 million copies of Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary have been sold since its initial publication in 1898.
Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape
by Trinity University Press

Language

English

Pages

492

Publication Date

April 14, 2011

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Published to great acclaim in 2006, the hardcover edition of <em>Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape</em> met with outstanding reviews and strong sales, going into three printings. A language-lover's dream, <em>Home Ground</em> revitalized a descriptive language for the American landscape by combining geography, literature, and folklore in one volume. Now in paperback, this visionary reference is available to an entire new segment of readers. <em>Home Ground</em> brings together 45 poets and writers to create more than 850 original definitions for words that describe our lands and waters. The writers draw from careful research and their own distinctive stylistic, personal, and regional diversity to portray in bright, precise prose the striking complexity of the landscapes we inhabit. <em>Home Ground</em> includes 100 black-and-white line drawings by Molly O’Halloran and an introductory essay by Barry Lopez.
The Great Book of American Idioms: A Dictionary of American Idiom...
by Lingo Mastery

Language

English

Pages

240

Publication Date

October 12, 2019

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<h3><strong><em>Do you feel that it’s “like pulling teeth” when you want to learn new sayings?</em></strong><br /></h3><h3><br /></h3><h3><strong><em>Would you like to be able to discover new American idioms and phrases that will make communication “a piece of cake”?</em></strong></h3><h6><br /></h6><p>Sure, you can learn English with a language course or a textbook just fine, and climb up the ranks in terms of your grasp of the language… but are you sure you can talk like a native?<br /></p><p>For starters, many expressions used by fluent speakers of English can’t exactly be learned in a book, and it can be frustrating to realize that your formal learning hasn’t been enough to teach you the way people talk in <em>real life. </em><br /></p><p>Sometimes, it’s all about having the right tools at your disposal… and this is where <strong>The Great Book of American Idioms </strong>comes in!<br /></p><p>Written to act as a powerful addition to your other English-learning resources, this book will allow you to:<br /></p><ul><li><strong>Discover over 1300 different idioms and sayings, covering hundreds of different subjects</strong></li><li><strong>Learn the correct definition and usage of each expression, ensuring that you know exactly when you can say them out loud during a conversation</strong></li><li><strong>Visualize examples of the sayings in common conversations, helping you understand their context</strong></li><li><strong>Take advantage of important tips we provide you in the introduction and conclusion of the book, so that you can boost your learning and get a much better understanding of the English language.</strong></li></ul><p><em>What are you waiting for? Over 1300 idioms and expressions are awaiting you! Don’t miss out on learning why this “dark horse” will help you “see the big picture”!</em><br /></p>
From the Oven to the Table: Simple dishes that look after themsel...
by Diana Henry

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English

Pages

Publication Date

October 14, 2019

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<p><b><i>THE SUNDAY TIMES</i> BESTSELLER</b></p><p><b>'For bung-it-in-the-oven cooks everywhere, this is a must-have book: Diana Henry has a genius for flavour.' - Nigella Lawson</b></p><p>Whether you're short of time or just prefer to keep things simple, <i>From the Oven to the Table</i> shows how the oven can do much of the work that goes into making great food. </p><p>Diana Henry's favourite way to cook is to throw ingredients into a dish or roasting tin, slide them in the oven and let the heat behind that closed door transform them into golden, burnished meals. Most of the easy-going recipes in this wonderfully varied collection are cooked in one dish; some are ideas for simple accompaniments that can be cooked on another shelf at the same time. </p><p>From quick after-work suppers to feasts for friends, the dishes are vibrant and modern and focus on grains, pulses and vegetables as much as meat and fish. With recipes such as Chicken Thighs with Miso, Sweet Potatoes & Spring Onions, Roast Indian-spiced Vegetables with Lime-Coriander Butter, and Roast Stone Fruit with Almond and Orange Flower Crumbs, Diana shows how the oven is the most useful bit of kit you have in your kitchen. </p><p><b>Praise for <i>How to Eat a Peach</i></b><b>:</b></p><p><b>'This is an extraordinary piece of food writing, pitch perfect in every way. I couldn't love anyone who didn't love this book.' <i>-</i> Nigella Lawson</b><br /><b></b><br /><b></b><b>'...her best yet...superb menus evoking place and occasion with consummate elegance' - </b><i><b>Financial Times</b></i></p><p><b>Food Book of the Year at the André Simon Food & Drink Book Awards </b><b>2019</b></p>
Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Wo...
by , Merrill F. Unger

Language

English

Pages

1184

Publication Date

August 26, 1996

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<p>A Nelson exclusive. Study the meaning of biblical words in the original languages-without spending years learning Greek or Hebrew. This classic reference tool has helped thousands dig deeper into the meaning of the biblical text. Explains over 6,000 key biblical words. Includes a brand new comprehensive topical index that enables you to study biblical topics more thoroughly than ever before.</p>
50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die Vol: 2 [newly upd...
by , Virginia Woolf

Language

English

Pages

12738

Publication Date

August 25, 2019

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<div><div>This book, <b>newly updated</b>, contains now several HTML tables of contents that will make reading a real pleasure!<br />The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the chapters and sub-chapters of that specific work.</div><div></div><div>This book contains the following works arranged alphabetically by authors last names</div></div><div></div><div></div><div></div><div>- Little Women [Louisa May Alcott]</div><div>- Sense and Sensibility [Jane Austen]</div><div>- Peter Pan (Peter and Wendy) [J.M. Barrie]</div><div>- Cabin Fever [ B. M. Bower]</div><div>- The Secret Garden [Frances Hodgson Burnett]</div><div>- A Little Princess [Frances Hodgson Burnett]</div><div>- Alice's Adventures in Wonderland [Lewis Carroll]</div><div>- The King in Yellow [Robert William Chambers]</div><div>- The Man Who Knew Too Much [Gilbert Keith Chesterton]</div><div>- The Woman in White [Wilkie Collins]</div><div>- On the Origin of Species, 6th Edition [Charles Darwin]</div><div>- Robinson Crusoe [Daniel Defoe]</div><div>- The Iron Woman [Margaret Deland]</div><div>- David Copperfield [Charles Dickens]</div><div>- Oliver Twist [Charles Dickens]</div><div>- A Tale of Two Cities [Charles Dickens]</div><div>- The Double [Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky]</div><div>- The Hound of the Baskervilles [Arthur Conan Doyle]</div><div>- The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes [Arthur Conan Doyle]</div><div>- The Three Musketeers [Alexandre Dumas]</div><div>- The Curious Case of Benjamin Button [Francis Scott Fitzgerald]</div><div>- A Room with a View [E. M. Forster]</div><div>- Dream Psychology [Sigmund Freud]</div><div>- Tess of the d'Urbervilles [Thomas Hardy]</div><div>- Siddhartha [Hermann Hesse]</div><div>- Dubliners [James Joyce]</div><div>- The Arabian Nights [Andrew Lang]</div><div>- The Sea Wolf [Jack London]</div><div>- The Call of Cthulhu [Howard Phillips Lovecraft]</div><div>- Anne of Green Gables [Lucy Maud Montgomery]</div><div>- Beyond Good and Evil [Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche]</div><div>- The Murders in the Rue Morgue [Edgar Allan Poe]</div><div>- The Black Cat [Edgar Allan Poe]</div><div>- The Raven [Edgar Allan Poe]</div><div>- The Fall of the House of Usher [Edgar Allan Poe]</div><div>- Swann's Way [Marcel Proust]</div><div>- Romeo and Juliet [William Shakespeare]</div><div>- Treasure Island [Robert Louis Stevenson]</div><div>- The Elements of Style [William Strunk Jr.]</div><div>- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [Mark Twain]</div><div>- The Prince and the Pauper [Mark Twain]</div><div>- The Kama Sutra [Vatsyayana]</div><div>- A Journey into the Center of the Earth [Jules Verne]</div><div>- The Mysterious Island [Jules Verne]</div><div>- 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea [Jules Verne]</div><div>- The War of the Worlds [H. G. Wells]</div><div>- The Time Machine [H. G. Wells]</div><div>- The Star [H.G Wells]</div><div>- The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde</div><div>- The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf</div><div></div><div>Also available : </div><div>50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die Vol: 1 (Golden Deer Classics)</div><div>50 Masterpieces you have to read before you die Vol: 3 (Golden Deer Classics)</div><div>Classics Authors Super Set Serie 1 (Golden Deer Classics)</div>
Unabridged Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible (best na...
by Matthew Henry

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English

Pages

Publication Date

November 07, 2010

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Until now, there have been available only concise editions of Matthew Henry's Commentary for the Kindle. OSNOVA's Kindle edition includes the unabridged text of the entire six paper volumes incorporating an active table of contents, navigation between a quick sections, chapters and books, and a cross-reference system between the commentary and the included Bible (with Direct Verse Jump and Direct Verse Jump 2, see instructions in the book), which make it easy to locate any place within the Commentary or the Scriptures in seconds. The table of contents allows navigation to any chapter of the Scriptures, with the hyperlinked dot to the right of each chapter leading to the corresponding place in the Commentary. Each title and each verse number in the included Bible is hyperlinked to the corresponding passage in the Commentary, and each reference in the Commentary is hyperlinked to the corresponding passage in the Bible.<br /><br />General Description<br /><br />Matthew Henry's six-volume 'Exposition of the Old and New Testament' or Complete Bible Commentary has long been celebrated as the best of English commentaries of the Bible for devotional purposes. It provides an exhaustive verse by verse study of the Bible, covering the whole of the Old Testament and the New Testament.<br /><br />The Commentary was begun in November 1704. The first volume was published in 1708; that and four other volumes appeared in a uniform edition in 1710. Before his death Henry completed the Acts for an unpublished sixth volume. After his death the Epistles and Revelation were prepared by thirteen ministers, partly based upon notes taken by Henry's hearers. The complete edition was edited by George Burder and John Hughes and published in 1811 in 6 volumes. Henry's 'Exposition' has often been abridged. Now for the first time it is made available by OSNOVA in its full unabridged form to the Kindle users.<br /><br />Henry's commentaries are primarily exegetical, dealing with the Scripture text as presented, with his prime intention being explanation for practical and devotional purposes. The Commentary excels at practical application, displaying good sense, discrimination, high moral tone and simple piety, combined with the well-sustained flow of its English style.<br /><br />Famous evangelical Protestant preachers such as George Whitefield and Charles Spurgeon used and heartily commended the work, with Whitefield reading it through four times – the last time on his knees. Spurgeon stated, " Every minister ought to read it entirely and carefully through once at least."<br /><br />Please read the instructions at the beginning of the publication to learn how to easily navigate this complex publication.<br /><br />NOTE: Many features of this publication will not work on Kindle 1, software Kindles such as Kindles for PC, iPad, iPhone, Blackberry, Android or Kindle Fire. This edition is not TTS(text-to-speech)-friendly due to the way TTS works on the Kindle.<br /><br />* * *<br /><br />
The Official SCRABBLE Players Dictionary, Sixth Edition
by Merriam-Webster

Language

English

Pages

736

Publication Date

September 15, 2018

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<p>New Sixth Edition, copyright 2018. The comprehensive book that millions of SCRABBLE players consider the only necessary resource for winning the game. Features more than 100,000 playable two- to eight- letter words including many newly added entries from a variety of fields. Updated to include new vocabulary such as <i>facepalm, listicle, bitcoin,</i> and <i>emoji</i>. Includes variant spelling with expanded coverage of Canadian and British words. Main entries offer a brief definition, a part-of-speech label, and inflected forms for fast, easy word validation. Endorsed by the North American SCRABBLE Players Association for recreational and school use.</p>

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