Hark The Herald Angel Screamed

Hark  The Herald Angel Screamed Author Mignon F. Ballard
ISBN-10 142994529X
Year 2008-11-11
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Minotaur Books
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It's Christmastime in the seemingly tranquil town of Stone's Throw, South Carolina, but amid all the caroling, cookies, and cheer, a murderer casts a not-so-jolly pall on the holiday season. Augusta Goodnight, guardian angel, sometime sleuth, and welcome boarder with longtime resident Lucy Nan Pilgrim, comes to the aid of her friends when, as Lucy Nan is searching for the perfect Christmas tree on her grandmother's abandoned estate, a mysterious stranger plummets to his death from the mansion's balcony. Lucy Nan can't shake off childhood stories of the ghost of a girl who fell from the same spot long ago---has the ghost come back to haunt the living, or is there an all-too-human murderer at work? Mysterious events are soon heating up faster than spiced punch left on the burner, and it will take Augusta's help, not to mention some celestial Southern cooking, for peace to be restored and Christmas lights to shine once again in the little town of Stone's Throw.

The Other Hollywood

The Other Hollywood Author Legs McNeil
ISBN-10 9780061955495
Year 2009-06-02
Pages 640
Language en
Publisher Harper Collins
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A raucous and revealing oral history of the birth of the adult film industry, The Other Hollywood peels back the candy coating to let the true story be told -- by the stars, movie makers, and other industry players who lived it. And what a story it is: Through hundreds of original interviews, contemporary newspaper accounts, police reports, court testimony, and more, Legs McNeil and coauthors Jennifer Osborne and Peter Pavia trace today's billion-dollar industry from its makeshift, mob-connected origins to the Internet age. Along the way we encounter porn stars such as Linda Lovelace, John Holmes, Traci Lords, and Savannah -- along with countless mainstream stars, politicians, FBI agents, and more. Epic, hilarious, and moving, The Other Hollywood contributes to the porn industry the one thing missing in all previous accounts: a vivid, tragicomic, irresistible humanity.

Chassis Engineering

Chassis Engineering Author Herb Adams
ISBN-10 1557880557
Year 1993
Pages 133
Language en
Publisher Penguin
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Chassis Engineering for HP Cars Manual Chassis Design Covers Center Of Gravity And Roll Center Enhancing Road Handling Ability Step-By-Step Guide Tire Technology And Front and Rear Suspensions Brakes; Shocks And Springs

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing

MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing Author Modern Language Association of America
ISBN-10 0873522982
Year 2008-01-01
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Modern Language Assn of Amer
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Provides information on stylistic aspects of research papers, theses, and dissertations, including sections on writing fundamentals, MLA documentation style, and copyright law.

Miss Mousie s Blind Date

Miss Mousie s Blind Date Author Tim Beiser
ISBN-10 9781770493636
Year 2012-10-09
Pages 24
Language en
Publisher Tundra Books
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A second book from the award-winning author/illustrator team, Tim Beiser and Rachel Berman. As charming as BRADLEY MCGOGG, we think this story will sell at least as well, but possibly even better! A charming story about self-acceptance, and love lost and found, told through the eyes of a dear little mouse, and her possibly-not-so-handsome suitor, Mole. Chramingly illustrated, cleverly told, the message is timeless, and the illustrations endearing.

MANMADE

MANMADE Author Chris Salgardo
ISBN-10 9780804186988
Year 2015-12-01
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Clarkson Potter
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Chris Salgardo, the charismatic president of cult-favorite skin-care line Kiehl's, delivers the definitive guide to grooming every man needs—and was afraid to ask for. Manmade is the first grooming and skin-care guide created with a 21st-century man in mind. Rather than dispense one-size-fits-all advice, style icon and Kiehl's prez Chris Salgardo tailors his guidance to a man's lifestyle and interest level, devoting chapters to the specific grooming needs of the polished gentleman; the extreme sports enthusiast; the bad boy/rebel; the artistic renaissance man; and the DIY hipster. From battling the effects of aging to hair concerns--whether too much or not enough--Chris offers insiders' secrets for looking impeccably (but not obviously) groomed.

Bumpology

Bumpology Author Linda Geddes
ISBN-10 9781448125173
Year 2013-01-03
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Random House
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From the moment she discovers she’s pregnant, every woman becomes obsessed with the life that’s developing inside her. Linda Geddes was no different, except that as a journalist writing for New Scientist, she had access to the most up-to-date scientific research. What began as a personal quest to find the truth behind headlines and information that didn’t patronise or confuse became a weekly column and is now this brilliant book, answering everything you’ve ever wondered about having a baby, from the first pregnancy symptoms to birth and through the baby’s first year.

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe Author Arthur Hobson Quinn
ISBN-10 9781421404912
Year 2011-08-01
Pages 864
Language en
Publisher JHU Press
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Based on exhaustive research in the Poe family archive, Quinn extracts the life from the legend, and describes how they both were distorted by prior biographies. "

American Cinema of the 1960s

American Cinema of the 1960s Author Barry Keith Grant
ISBN-10 9780813542195
Year 2008
Pages 275
Language en
Publisher Rutgers University Press
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The profound cultural and political changes of the 1960s brought the United States closer to social revolution than at any other time in the twentieth century. The country fragmented as various challenges to state power were met with increasing and violent resistance. The Cold War heated up and the Vietnam War divided Americans. Civil rights, women's liberation, and gay rights further emerged as significant social issues. Free love was celebrated even as the decade was marked by assassinations, mass murders, and social unrest. At the same time, American cinema underwent radical change as well. The studio system crumbled, and the Production Code was replaced by a new ratings system. Among the challenges faced by the film industry was the dawning shift in theatrical exhibition from urban centers to surburban multiplexes, an increase in runaway productions, the rise of independent producers, and competition from both television and foreign art films. Hollywood movies became more cynical, violent, and sexually explicit, reflecting the changing values of the time. In ten original essays, American Cinema of the 1960s examines a range of films that characterized the decade, including Hollywood movies, documentaries, and independent and experimental films. Among the films discussed are Elmer Gantry, The Apartment, West Side Story, The Manchurian Candidate, To Kill a Mockingbird, Cape Fear, Bonnie and Clyde, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Midnight Cowboy, and Easy Rider.

Poirot s Early Cases Poirot

Poirot   s Early Cases  Poirot Author Agatha Christie
ISBN-10 9780007422722
Year 2010-10-14
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher HarperCollins UK
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In this set of short stories Captain Hastings recounts 18 of Poirot’s early cases from the days before he was famous...

De Generatione Animalium

De Generatione Animalium Author Aristotle
ISBN-10 123042265X
Year 2013-09
Pages 194
Language en
Publisher Theclassics.Us
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ... the residual matter is small so that it is all used up along with the nourishment that goes to the foetus.) 25 We must also speak of what is known as mola uteri} 7 which occurs rarely in women but still is found sometimes during pregnancy. For they produce what is called a mola; it has happened before now to a woman, after she had had intercourse with her husband and supposed she had conceived, that at first the size of her belly increased and 30 everything else happened accordingly, but yet when the time for birth came on, she neither bore a child nor was her size reduced, but she continued thus for three or four years until dysentery came on, endangering her life, and she produced a lump of flesh which is called mola? Moreover this condition may continue till old age and death. Such 35 masses when expelled from the body become so hard that they can hardly be cut through even by iron.3 Concerning the cause of this phenomenon we have spoken in the Problems;4 the same thing happens to the embryo in the 776a womb as to meats half cooked in roasting, and it is not due to heat, as some say, but rather to the weakness of the maternal heat. (For their nature seems to be incapable, and unable to perfect or to put the last touches to the process of generation. Hence it is that the mola remains in them till 5 old age or at any rate for a long time, for in its nature it is neither perfect nor altogether a foreign body.5) It is want of concoction that is the reason of its hardness, as with halfcooked meat, for this half-dressing of meat is also a sort of want of concoction. 1 If the foetus die during pregnancy and is not cast forth, part of the placenta or membranes may continue to be nourished, causing the formation of a ' mola ' or ' mole'. This...

Welding Handbook

Welding Handbook Author John Haynes
ISBN-10 1563921103
Year 1995-03-10
Pages 179
Language en
Publisher Haynes Manuals N. America, Incorporated
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One of the most popular editions in Haynes' Techbook Series provides comprehensive coverage of the latest equipment and techniques for home DIY enthusiasts and shop pros.