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The Russian navy
by Eric Vison

Language

English

Pages

1095

Publication Date

April 20, 2017

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Do you think that Russia has only powerful nuclear bomb? What if I say, that their navy is quite powerful too? Don't know? Then read my book and make your desicion.
The Brown Girl Dilemma: The Mysteries Revealed
by Vashtiy Alsaudamir

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English

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Publication Date

April 23, 2017

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Darkness followed me since the day I was born. It walked and talked to me if I was its own. Darkness allowed me to believe a lie. From the very hands that made me cry. I often wondered why it was so sly. Now lightness has surrounded me. It has showed me the way to truth. Now that the mysteries have been revealed.
1001 Films à voir absolument entre 10 et 18 ans: (un cours = un ...
by Jean Paul CONAN

Language

French

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Publication Date

April 21, 2017

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Et si l'école était une salle de Cinéma ?<br />Et si tous les cours étaient des Films ?<br />Et si la Classe inversée était la norme ?<br /><br />Et si on pouvait suivre les cours de chez soi ?<br />Et si on pouvait éviter le racket, les insultes ou la drogue ?<br />Et si on pouvait éviter les kidnapping, les bombes ou le vitriol ?<br />Et si on pouvait avoir les meilleurs professeurs du Monde ?<br /><br />Bienvenue à Ciné-école. <br /><br />Vous trouverez la liste de près de 1500 Films classés par matières scolaires pour le Collège et le Lycée. Certaines matières sont plus fournies que d'autres : l'Histoire, la Littératures ont inspiré de nombreux Films.
Growing excellent grass in all types of wheather
by Bernard White

Language

English

Pages

1152

Publication Date

April 19, 2017

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Each spring, millions of homeowners spend too much of their cherished weekends trying to maintain a lush, green lawn. A seemingly modest goal, except the elements that are essential for growing grass, primarily sun and rain, also breed lawn-choking weeds and voracious bugs.
The Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes
by Jess Nevins

Language

English

Pages

2090

Publication Date

April 04, 2017

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1902 to 1945 were years in which global popular culture exploded. Thanks to new distribution methods, new publishers, new formats, and a greatly increased interest in fictional genres like adventure, science fiction, and westerns, the number of series characters appearing in countries around the world skyrocketed during these decades, growing from a few dozen to several thousand. The Encyclopedia of Pulp Heroes is the first collection of these series characters. Drawing upon pulps, magazines, novels, movies, radio shows, comic strips, and other media and formats, the Encyclopedia features characters from a wide variety of genres. The Encyclopedia has over 4000 character entries from over 50 countries, listing the character’s creator(s), where and when the character appeared, and a thorough description of the character and his or her milieu, allies, and enemies. The Encyclopedia also includes a short history of the pulp format, an essay on the pulps in Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, and a lengthy bibliography.
Fahrenheit 451: A Novel
by Ray Bradbury

Language

English

Pages

194

Publication Date

November 29, 2011

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<B>Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel <I>Fahrenheit 451</I> is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. </B><BR><BR><B>Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. </B><BR><BR>Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. <BR><BR>Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television “family.” But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn’t live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television. <BR><BR>When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known. He starts hiding books in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life.
On Writing Well, 30th Anniversary Edition: An Informal Guide to W...
by William Zinsser

Language

English

Pages

340

Publication Date

September 11, 2012

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<p><em>On Writing Well</em> has been praised for its sound advice, its clarity and the warmth of its style. It is a book for everybody who wants to learn how to write or who needs to do some writing to get through the day, as almost everybody does in the age of e-mail and the Internet. Whether you want to write about people or places, science and technology, business, sports, the arts or about yourself in the increasingly popular memoir genre, <em>On Writing Well</em> offers you fundamental priciples as well as the insights of a distinguished writer and teacher. With more than a million copies sole, this volume has stood the test of time and remains a valuable resource for writers and would-be writers.</p>
A Doll's House (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Henrik Ibsen

Language

English

Pages

82

Publication Date

April 10, 2012

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<DIV> <DIV> One of the best-known, most frequently performed of modern plays, <I>A Doll's House</I> richly displays the genius with which Henrik Ibsen pioneered modern, realistic prose drama. In the central character of Nora, Ibsen epitomized the human struggle against the humiliating constraints of social conformity. Nora's ultimate rejection of a smothering marriage and life in "a doll's house" shocked theatergoers of the late 1800s and opened new horizons for playwrights and their audiences.<BR>But daring social themes are only one aspect of Ibsen's power as a dramatist. <I>A Doll's House</I> shows as well his gifts for creating realistic dialogue, a suspenseful flow of events and, above all, psychologically penetrating characterizations that make the struggles of his dramatic personages utterly convincing. Here is a deeply absorbing play as readable as it is eminently playable, reprinted from an authoritative translation.<BR>A selection of the Common Core State Standards Initiative.</DIV></DIV>
Kindred
by Octavia Butler

Language

English

Pages

306

Publication Date

February 01, 2004

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Dana, a modern black woman, is celebrating her twenty-sixth birthday with her new husband when she is snatched abruptly from her home in California and transported to the antebellum South. Rufus, the white son of a plantation owner, is drowning, and Dana has been summoned to save him. Dana is drawn back repeatedly through time to the slave quarters, and each time the stay grows longer, more arduous, and more dangerous until it is uncertain whether or not Dana's life will end, long before it has a chance to begin.
On the Road (Penguin Classics)
by Jack Kerouac

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

December 28, 1976

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<b>The classic novel of freedom and the search for authenticity that defined a generation<br /></b><br />Inspired by Jack Kerouac's adventures with Neal Cassady, <i>On the Road</i> tells the story of two friends whose cross-country road trips are a quest for meaning and true experience. Written with a mixture of sad-eyed naivete and wild ambition and imbued with Kerouac's love of America, his compassion for humanity, and his sense of language as jazz, <i>On the Road</i> is the quintessential American vision of freedom and hope, a book that changed American literature and changed anyone who has ever picked it up.  <br /><br />"An authentic work of art . . . the most beautifully executed, the clearest and the most important utterance yet made by the generation Kerouac himself named years ago as 'beat,' and whose principal avatar he is."<br /><b>--Gilbert Millstein, <i>The New York Times <br /></i></b><br />"<i>On the Road</i> has the kind of drive that blasts through to a large public. . . . What makes the novel really important, what gives it that drive is a genuine new, engaging and exciting prose style. . . . What keeps the book going is the power and beauty of the writing."<br /><b>--Kenneth Rexroth, <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i></b><br /><br />"One of the finest novels of recent years. . . a highly euphoric and intensely readable story about a group of wandering young hedonists who cross the country in endless search of kicks."<br /><b>--Leonard Feather, <i>Downbeat </i></b><br /><br /><br /><i>From the Trade Paperback edition.</i>

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