A Matter of Conviction

A Matter of Conviction Author Ed McBain
ISBN-10 9781788540582
Release 2017-08-01
Pages 247
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After an intense heat wave, storms threaten to blanket New York City, and three boys walk across town with knives in their pockets and murder on their minds. They're tough kids in combat boots, crossing into Spanish Harlem to pick a fight. And when they see one of their intended victims, they surround him, draw their knives, and plunge their weapons into the poor boy's gut. The attackers flee, and blood pours down the victim's lifeless body, mingling with the sudden rain. But despite the showers, nothing will be able to extinguish the full-blown panic that threatens to set the city aflame. Prosecuting the case falls to Hank Bell, a Harlem-born district attorney with a solemn sense of civic duty. As the case threatens to unravel, Hank will be the only thing that stands between his city and blood-spattered anarchy. The inspiration for John Frankenheimer's classic film The Young Savages, this is a hard-eyed look at a city on the edge of chaos, written by a man who understood urban crime better than anyone else: legendary crime writer Ed McBain.

The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus

The Complete Tales of Uncle Remus Author Joel Chandler Harris
ISBN-10 0618154299
Release 1983
Pages 815
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Brer Fox, Brer Rabbit, and their animal friends populate a series of stories collected on a Georgia plantation during the Civil War.

Maximum Ride

Maximum Ride Author James Patterson
ISBN-10 9751025451
Release 2007
Pages 383
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Hiç sona ermesini istemeyeceğiniz gerilimli bir yolculuk için kemerlerinizi bağlayın! California'nın Ölüm Vadisi'nden, New York'un metro tünellerine uzanan, adrenalin, gizem ve gerilim dolu bir maceraya atılacaksınız! Bu macerada sadık arkadaşlarınız Max, Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gaz Adam ve Angel olacak. Yüzde doksan sekiz oranında insan, yüzde iki oranında kuş özellikleri taşımak dışında oldukça normal olan bu altı çocuk, bir laboratuarda yetiştiler, fareler gibi kafeslere kapatıldılar, ancak şimdi özgürler. Artık kurda benzeyen ve uçan çocukları avlamaktan özel bir zevk alan uğursuz Siliciler'in başlıca hedefleri haline geldiler. ...

Mr Bud s Pot Smoking Games

Mr  Bud s Pot Smoking Games Author Mr. Bud
ISBN-10 9781612432861
Release 2014-04-22
Pages 112
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Smoking out is a well-loved, time-honored pastime for many. But sitting on the same couch with the same people watching the same stuff on TV can be a real buzzkill. With games ranging from the dice classic Zonk to creative twists on card and board games, Mr. Bud’s Pot Smoking Games is packed with endless hours of high-times hijinks that effortlessly create a smoking-hot party. These green twists on game night make for hours of hilarity that take even a seasoned stoner back to the heady high of that first tender hit. The gauntlet of good times includes Strip Choker, where you’ve got to cough to get off; Twisted Twister, where the players gets all tangled up in green; Hold It!, in which a straight face and strong lungs win the night; Battlespliffs, where the classic contest of getting sunk gets skunked; and many more. Topping off the fun is an epic list of movie games to play while watching stoner classics like Half Baked, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle, and Reefer Madness.


Poems Author Frances Sargent Locke Osgood
ISBN-10 HARVARD:32044009957515
Release 1850
Pages 466
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Poems has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Poems also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Poems book for free.

A Wreath of Wild Flowers from New England

A Wreath of Wild Flowers from New England Author Frances Sargent Locke Osgood
ISBN-10 UOM:39015030327244
Release 1838
Pages 364
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Nights with Uncle Remus

Nights with Uncle Remus Author Joel Chandler Harris
ISBN-10 9781101010402
Release 2003-10-28
Pages 384
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For more than a hundred years, the tales of Joel Chandler Harris have entertained and influenced both readers and writers. Nights with Uncle Remus gathers seventy-one of Harris's most popular narratives, featuring African American trickster tales, etiological myths, Sea Island legends, and chilling ghost stories. Told through the distinct voices of four slave storytellers, indispensable tales like "The Moon in the Mill-Pond" and other Brer Rabbit stories have inspired writers from Mark Twain to William Faulkner, Zora Neale Hurston to Toni Morrison, and helped revolutionize modern children's literature and folktale collecting. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Nights With Uncle Remus Myths and Legends of the Old Plantation

Nights With Uncle Remus  Myths and Legends of the Old Plantation Author Joel Chandler Harris
ISBN-10 9781465609816
Release 2016-08-14
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The volume containing an instalment of thirty-four negro legends, which was given to the public three years ago, was accompanied by an apology for both the matter and the manner. Perhaps such an apology is more necessary now than it was then; but the warm reception given to the book on all sides—by literary critics, as well as by ethnologists and students of folk-lore, in this country and in Europe—has led the author to believe that a volume embodying everything, or nearly everything, of importance in the oral literature of the negroes of the Southern States, would be as heartily welcomed. The thirty-four legends in the first volume were merely selections from the large body of plantation folk-lore familiar to the author from his childhood, and these selections were made less with an eye to their ethnological importance than with a view to presenting certain quaint and curious race characteristics, of which the world at large had had either vague or greatly exaggerated notions. The first book, therefore, must be the excuse and apology for the present volume. Indeed, the first book made the second a necessity; for, immediately upon its appearance, letters and correspondence began to pour in upon the author from all parts of the South. Much of this correspondence was very valuable, for it embodied legends that had escaped the author's memory, and contained hints and suggestions that led to some very interesting discoveries. The result is, that the present volume is about as complete as it could be made under the circumstances, though there is no doubt of the existence of legends and myths, especially upon the rice plantations, and Sea Islands of the Georgia and Carolina seacoast, which, owing to the difficulties that stand in the way of those who attempt to gather them, are not included in this collection. It is safe to say, however, that the best and most characteristic of the legends current on the rice plantations and Sea Islands, are also current on the cotton plantations. Indeed, this has been abundantly verified in the correspondence of those who kindly consented to aid the author in his efforts to secure stories told by the negroes on the seacoast. The great majority of legends and stories collected and forwarded by these generous collaborators had already been collected among the negroes on the cotton plantations and uplands of Georgia and other Southern States. This will account for the comparatively meagre contribution which Daddy Jack, the old African of the rice plantations, makes towards the entertainment of the little boy.

Poems Illustrated by Darley etc

Poems     Illustrated by     Darley  etc Author Frances Sargent OSGOOD
ISBN-10 BL:A0018644958
Release 1850
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English Tibetan Dictionary of Modern Tibetan

English Tibetan Dictionary of Modern Tibetan Author Melvyn C. Goldstein
ISBN-10 9780520051577
Release 1984
Pages 485
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This English-Tibetan dictionary contains 16,000 main entries and subentries, a total of 45,000 lexical items. The dictionary is primarily oriented to spoken communication and was designed to be semantically sensitive, bridging the semantic gap between Tibetan and English. Tibetan terms corresponding to submeanings of English subterms are specified, and each entry in the dictionary includes both the Tibetan orthography and a phonemic notation to indicate pronunciation. Grammatical features are noted, and all examples of usage are presented with the romanization of the Tibetan and phonemic notation of the spoken forms. An introductory essay outlines the main features of Tibetan grammar. (MSE)

Tibetan Sacred Dance

Tibetan Sacred Dance Author Ellen Pearlman
ISBN-10 0892819189
Release 2002-12-01
Pages 192
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Explores the significance and symbolism of the sacred and secular ritual dances of Tibetan Buddhism, with lavish color and rare historic photographs depicting the dances, costumes, and masks. Original.

American Blow Job A Novel

American Blow Job  A Novel Author Teri Louise Kelly
ISBN-10 9781452475844
Release 2010-07-02
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With neither mercy nor apology, AMERICAN BLOW JOB penetrates to the core of America's now vacuous soul and exposes Lady Liberty for the paramour that in fact she has become in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.


Yellowfish Author John Keeble
ISBN-10 9780295805474
Release 2014-04-15
Pages 336
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Wesley Erks, itinerant machinist and "high class jack-of-all-trades," takes a hefty fee for smuggling a group of illegal Chinese immigrants ("yellowfish") from Vancouver, B.C., to San Francisco in the 1970s. Three are teenaged "Hong Kong boys," one of whom has been grievously injured. The fourth, a fugitive and the son of a rich Chinese casino owner, means to settle a grudge with a Chinese American secret society, the Triad, but is himself being pursued. The tale of the perilous journey of these five men, along with a woman who becomes implicated in a double-cross, is filled with vivid fictional and historical characters. The whole of it conjures the story of the West itself. Click here for discussion questions for Yellowfish: http://www.washington.edu/uwpress/books/Yellowfish.pdf


ISBN-10 UOMDLP:abj9533:0001.001
Release 1846
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POEMS has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from POEMS also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full POEMS book for free.

Shakespeare s Plants and Gardens A Dictionary

Shakespeare s Plants and Gardens  A Dictionary Author Vivian Thomas
ISBN-10 9781472558572
Release 2014-02-27
Pages 432
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Shakespeare lived when knowledge of plants and their uses was a given, but also at a time of unique interest in plants and gardens.His lifetime saw the beginning of scientific interest in plants, the first large-scale plant introductions from outside the country since Roman times, and the beginning of gardening as a leisure activity. Shakespeare's works show that he engaged with this new world to illuminate so many facets of his plays and poems. This dictionary offers a complete companion to Shakespeare's references to landscape, plants and gardens, including both formal and rural settings.It covers plants and flowers, gardening terms, and the activities that Shakespeare included within both cultivated and uncultivated landscapes as well as encompassing garden imagery in relation to politics, the state and personal lives. Each alphabetical entry offers an definition and overview of the term discussed in its historical context, followed by a guided tour of its use in Shakespeare's works and finally an extensive bibliography, including primary and secondary sources, books and articles.

Minik Tohum

Minik Tohum Author Eric Carle
ISBN-10 9752752837
Release 2014-10-01
Pages 40
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The Blow off

The Blow off Author Jim Knipfel
ISBN-10 9781439159019
Release 2011-07-12
Pages 336
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Monster Stalks NYC When a local drunk is mugged near the toxic Gowanus Canal by “a hulking, hairy beast who smells really bad,” Hank Kalabander thinks nothing of blaming the assault on the legendary Bigfoot. His sardonic crime blotter for The Hornet, a local Brooklyn rag, often gleefully recounts the tragedies that befall the borough’s dimmer residents. But when an upstart reporter from The Eagle, a tabloid paper, lifts his piece and implicates Bigfoot in two more attacks, the crimes become local news fodder and the hunt for the “Gowanus Beast” takes off. Pretty soon the G.B. is to blame for everything from murder and robberies to playground scuffles and a pie’s disappearance—and neighborhood watch patrols have taken to the streets. Alarmed by the populace’s response, Hank decides it’s his responsibility to disprove the existence of this menacing beast and, with the help of an old carny colleague, put an end to the growing hysteria. In The Blow-off, acclaimed writer Jim Knipfel has crafted an astoundingly funny send-up of our current times—an intoxicating blend of sharp cultural references, wildly comical scenes, discerning commentary, and unforgettable characters.