Film is the supreme medium for mythmaking. The gods and heroes of mythology are both larger than life and deeply human- they teach us about the world. and they tell us a good story. Similarly..
Excerpt from Life of Andrew Hull Foote: Rear-Admiral United States Navy The life which has been imperfectly set forth in these pages deserves to be remembered as that of one who labored and accomplished much for his country- and as a life in itself pure..
The birds. from the intimacy of the very small to the majesty of the very large. acquire a transcendental dignity. each one becoming a god in its own universe. The powerful white light transfers its own intensity to the birds and transforms them into mythical objects of paradise..
This extraordinary collection presents the entire contents of 15 recent books on nanotechnology. Nanotechnology. refers to a field whose theme is the control of matter on an atomic and molecular scale..
Leonard Bernstein stood at the epicenter of twentieth-century American musical life. His creative gifts knew no boundaries as he moved easily from the podium..
The Shadowhunters of Los Angeles star in the first novel in Cassandra Clare s newest series. The Dark Artifices. a sequel to the internationally bestselling Mortal Instruments series..
PTSD. pain syndromes. traumatic brain injury: these three areas are common features of personal injury cases. often forming the cornerstone of expert testimony. Yet their complex interplay in an individual can make evaluation--and explaining the results in court--extremely difficult..
Bronte Flowers is a happy-go-lucky lady. always smiling. glass always half-full - and she has combined her two loves of cooking and stationery in her little cafe. The Orange Teapot. The Orange Teapot is a home of sorts to a ragtag group of people who love its homely charm and Bronte's ability to make people feel good about themselves: Carla: who has just lost her husband and who has just found out he was not all he seemed..
Hundreds of thousands of children have already learned to read with the help of Annie Apple. Bouncy Ben and Clever Cat - just three of the friendly characters who form part of the unique phonics system called Letterland..
Land of the free...In this unique collection of tales. Louis L'Amour captures the frontier experience as it lives forever in the American imagination. A young woman heads west to marry. only to find her intended fiance the subject of dark rumors..
On a wild and windy day all the washing blows away. Socks and vests. a woolly hat. and far worse than all of that - Charlie's Superhero Underpants. Disaster..
The Fellowship of the Ring is the first part of JRR Tolkien's epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings. Impossible to describe in a few words. JRR Tolkien's great work of imaginative fiction has been labelled both a heroic romance and a classic fantasy fiction..
Tattoo Parlour is a showcase of artworks made by artisans who also make tattoos. These are tattoo artists in the broadest and best sense of the term. From skin to canvas to laser cut dollar bills these are artists who are at once immersed in tattoo culture but also their own creative practice..
This fully updated version of the CILIP-endorsed guidelines for secondary school libraries addresses the changing schools' landscape and impact of technological changes of recent years. Focusing on the librarian at the heart of the school..
It's the American dream: get a good education. work hard. buy a house. and achieve prosperity and success. This is the America we believe in-a nation of opportunity..
When Carl Lee Hailey guns down the hoodlums who have raped his ten-year-old child. the people of Clanton see it as a crime of blood and call for his acquittal. But when extremists outside Clanton hear that a black man has killed two white men..
"The Technical Handbooks" provide guidance on achieving the standards set in the Building (Scotland) Regulations 2004 and are available in two volumes. for Domestic Buildings and for Non-Domestic Buildings..
Francis Wootton's first memory is of Kurt Cobain's death and there have since been other hardships much closer to home. At fifteen. he knows all about loss and rejection. and if he's honest..
Stay organized and improve your vocabulary with a smart and useful word. every day. A brand-new calendar from the experts at Merriam-Webster America s most beloved and most respected dictionary "365 New Words" combines an enlightening..
Amy and Dan are in a race for their lives . . . and the enemy may be even closer than they think.
Covering-the musical practice of one artist recording or performing another composer's song-has always been an attribute of popular music. In 2009. the internet database Second Hand Songs estimated that there are 40..
With this book you will learn how to write the beautiful calligraphy that we associate with Celtic culture. and be taught how to develop scripts that are based on original mediaeval manuscripts into lovely projects to treasure..
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the IFIP TC 8 Information Systems Stream held in Milan. Italy on September 7-10. 2008. The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication..
Die japanische Popularkultur hat weltweit eine enorme Verbreitung gefunden und ist fester Bestandteil unseres Alltagslebens geworden. Hello Kitty. Pikachu und Co. haben ein Ausmass kultureller Einflussnahme erreicht..
When his excess fat started causing brain fog and food cravings sapped his energy and willpower. Asprey turned to the same hacking techniques that made his fortune to "hack" his own biology..
At a time when religious fundamentalism is having a huge impact upon the world. this book helps us to understand how people acquire. conceptualize and practice religion at both personal and social levels..
In 1991. almost overnight. an ethnically diverse region that had enjoyed decades of peaceful coexistence descended into bitter hatred and chaos. Communities fractured along lines of ethnic and religious affiliation and the resulting fighting was deeply personal..
Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom are central to almost all photographic workflows. Each new version of the software is a milestone in the development of these vital imaging tools. and the 2014 releases are no exception..
WHAT TO EXPECT: This book reviews essential trigonometry concepts. ideas. and skills. Topics include the basic trig functions. special angles. the reference angle..
"Playing it safe never felt so risky."Erin Watters is her small town's resident wild child--she doesn't do boring. and after having her heart annihilated. she definitely doesn't do relationships..
The second edition of this successful textbook is fully updated to include the discovery of the Higgs boson and other recent developments. providing undergraduate students with complete coverage of the basic elements of the standard model of particle physics for the first time..
This is a comprehensive volume which engages with language policies and positions to highlight the issues surrounding language commodification and globalization.Throughout human history. languages have been in competition with each other..
This edited collection appraises the role. self-perception. reasoning and impact of the European Court of Justice on the development of European Union (EU) external relations law. Against the background of the recent recasting of the EU Treaties by the Treaty of Lisbon and at a time when questions arise over the character of the Court's judicial reasoning and the effect of international legal obligations in its case law..
Sex. drugs and rock 'n' roll have never been captured as brilliantly as in this iconic classic of music writing. described by Rolling Stone as 'the best rock 'n' roll biography ever written.' "Nick Tosches' extravagant and evocative biography is a superbly told story that makes sense of the wildest..
When Nicholas Bracewell finds himself in the parlour of his lost love. Anne Hendrik. he is not expecting her entreaties to embroil him in the murder of a beloved choir master..
The debate between science and religion is never out of the news: emotions run high. fuelled by polemical bestsellers like The God Delusion and. at the other end of the spectrum..
This is the second book in a series of illustrated guides to popular subjects such as natural history and fashion. beautifully presented as a book of high-quality decorative black-and-white prints..
In this timely and important work. John Hart offers an in-depth analysis of Catholic Church teachings on the environment and environmental themes. He explores the foundations and development of this thought..
This new edition of Collins Gem Thesaurus is part of the Collins Gem range - the world's best-selling mini dictionaries and thesauruses. This new edition is fully up-to-date..
Reeling from the battle at Carris. the young king Gaborn Val Orden finds that he has lost the powers that let him protect his people. As he struggles to rid his land of reavers. he discovers that the creatures are more resourceful and terrifying than even he imagined..
After VE Day in 1945 the British population returned enthusiastically to the road. But the cost and availability of both vehicles and fuel led to the post-war scene being dominated by motorcycles..
This book includes places. relationship networks on the territory. men. designers (inventors. entrepreneurs. craftsmen) and innovative objects representing the typical Milanese capability to generate creativity..
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author follows Benjamin Franklin to France for the crowning achievement of his career. an eight-year mission that stands not only as Franklin's most vital service to his country but as the most revealing view of him during an unforgettable chapter of the Revolution..
An "intermediate" level book and published in collaboration with Dorling Kindersley (DK) to combine the author's instruction with DK's high-interest visuals and design. Reading for Life puts reading in the context of real life to engage students in their learning..
Major Dennis first met Nubs. a German Shepherd-Border Collie Mix and the leader of a pack of desert dogs. while patrolling one of the Iraqi border forts..
Crosley offers state-of-the art diamond stylus replacement needles. made of high-grade ABS plastic composites. Even better than the original. each needle provides thousands of rotations for extended playing time..
In "New York Times" Bestselling author Richard Castle's newest novel. an illegal immigrant falls from the sky and NYPD Homicide Detective Nikki Heat's investigation into his death quickly captures the imagination of her boyfriend the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist..
Diabetes is the seventh leading cause of death in the United States and often goes underreported as a cause of death. Studies have found that only about 35% to 40% of people with diabetes who died had diabetes listed anywhere on the death certificate and about 10% to 15% had it listed as the underlying cause of death..
In "The Pot and How to Use It." Roger Ebert--Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic. admitted "competent cook." and long-time electric rice cooker enthusiast--gives readers a charming. practical guide to this handy and often-overlooked kitchen appliance..
If you think writing a guidebook is easy. think again...They were bored. broke. burned out and turning 40. so when Ben and Dinah saw the advert looking for a husband and wife team with young kids to write a guidebook about family travel around Britain..
Written by a world renowned legal scholar. this textbook provides an overview of the entire juvenile process. It is a practical examination of the history of juvenile justice..
This sometimes sexy sometimes magical but always a laugh is the true story of a 63 year old single man's 88 day unplanned "same same. we shall see" journey through Morocco. Algeria..
For undergraduate introductory or survey courses in electrical engineering A clear introduction to electrical engineering fundamentals Electrical Engineering: Principles and Applications..
While vacationing along the coast of Norway. Dr. Donald Blake happened upon a secret chamber and inside it found a strange. gnarled cane. Upon striking the cane a shower of lightning rained down and the hobbled doctor found himself transformed into the Mighty Thor..
From New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz--the second novel in a dramatic trilogy set in breathtaking Eclipse Bay. a town filled with rivalries as fierce and compelling as the rugged Oregon coast..
Peter Stanford makes a modern-day pilgrimage around some of the most ancient religious sites in Britain. to take the spiritual temperature of an age often described as secular and sceptical..
When Catherine II died in St Petersburg in 1796 the world sensed the loss of the most celebrated monarch of Europe - something no one would have predicted at the birth sixty-seven years before of an obscure German princess..
It is widely accepted that the canon of African American literature has racial realism at its core: African American protagonists. social settings. cultural symbols. and racial-political discourse..
Creates a muscular but elegant language of the author's own slangy. youthful. up to the minuet jargon and vernacular of his native Northern England. He combines this with an easily worn erudition..
This title offers everything you need to know about sex and sensuality. It shows you how to enjoy and enhance sexual performance. with expert advice and inspirational techniques. It includes information and instruction on both the physical and emotional aspects of love-making: self-awareness and sex awareness- the sexual body- the art of romance- enhancing sex..
"This is a book that travels that road. on the lookout for the signs that speak most strongly to the now. Merciless war against mediocrity. sharpest eye and ear for syntax..
Aaron Allston is the New York Times bestselling author of the Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Enemy Lines novels: Rebel Dream and Rebel Stand- novels in the popular Star Wars X-Wing series- and the Doc Sidhe novels..
Something else had happened ...Something so terrible that she was too frightened to search her memory for it ...The newspapers reported the case with relish. Jane (Jinx) Kingsley..
This special boxed set contains Telgemeier's #1 "New York Times"-bestselling and Eisner award-winning graphic memoir "Smile" and its companion. "Sisters." Consumable.
Culture. Politics. and Governing: The Contemporary Ascetics of Knowledge Production investigates how the practices that govern the production of knowledge and culture have material consequences for how we experience everyday life..
A "New York Times" bestseller--with more than one million copies sold--by the author of "The Girl You Left Behind"
They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose ..
"I decided to admit once and for all that I didn't know what I was doing. what I thought. what I believed. even sometimes if I truly believed. I would tell the truth: I wasn't like them- I didn't fit in..
Children the world over are flexing their powers. but it is only Rachel and Eric who finally have the skill to confront the Griddas. the terrible creatures unleashed by the High Witch..
Through the pages of Model Engineers' Workshop magazine. author Harold Hall. has established a reputation for introducing the tyro model engineer to a wide range of machine tool operations. In this book he introduces the milling machine..
This is a textbook introduction to the B-Method. a rigorous methodology for the development of correct software. underpinned by powerful state-of-the-art tool support. It covers the B approach to software development from specification through refinement..
Digital Restoration: Start to Finish 2nd edition guides you step-by-step through the entire process of restoring old photographs and repairing new ones using Adobe Photoshop..
This book offers historically-grounded. feminist interventions into American literary history by one of the country's leading scholars of American Studies..
The treatment of personality disorder is a major concern facing current mental health services. Managing Intense Emotions and Overcoming Self-Destructive Habits is a self-help manual for people who would meet the diagnosis of 'emotionally unstable' or 'borderline personality disorder' (BPD)..
The "Handbook of Cultural Health Psychology" discusses the influence of cultural beliefs. norms and values on illness. health and health care. The major health problems that are confronting the global village are discussed from a cultural perspective..
This book covers interesting and yet often challenging cases among adult patients in a unique Question-Answer format. Simulating the bed-side case discussions during the ward rounds..
"I don't do fashion. I am fashion". (Coco Chanel). "When I think my hair needs a bit of help. I just glue another bit on to my head". (Daphne Guinness). "Yes. some people say to me 'You're too skinny'..
With the defeat of the Overtakers behind them. the five teenagers known as the Kingdom Keepers should be celebrating. By all accounts they saved Disneyland from certain destruction..
First published by Collins in 1928. this was the first of 22 mystery novels by Vernon Loder. one of the most popular British mystery-thriller writers of his generation. When a guest at Stowe House is found dead..
Right this way. ladies and gentlemen. and welcome to another tasty all-you-can-eat collection of Simpsonoid comical funnies. written. penciled. inked. and simmered just for you by your favorite demented cartoon chefs at Bongo Comics..
Lovely old cricket. That most genteel of games. played by gentlemen - I don't think so. From its earliest days on the downs of England through to the all-singing. all-cheerleading razzmatazz of the IPL..
Xander planned a panda party. Yes. a dandy whoop-de-do. But Xander was the only panda. Just one panda at the zoo. The zoo's paucity of pandas doesn't impede Xander's party planning for long..
When a gang carry out a daring drugs raid on a hospital pharmacy. during which several staff are injured and one medical orderly is brutally killed. the Minneapolis police department can only conclude that it must have been an inside job..
Helen has little idea what lies ahead when she offers her spare room to an old friend of fifteen years. Nicola has arrived in the city for treatment for cancer. Sceptical of the medical establishment. placing all her faith in an alternative health centre..
Traditionally. applications of biomechanics will model system-level aspects of the human body. As a result. the majority of technological progress to date appears in system-level device development..
This all-colour. fully illustrated practical book brings the unique Haynes 'Build Your Own' approach to a new audience. Comprehensive step-by-step procedures show both novice and experienced guitarists how to build their very own unique..
A collection of Zimbabwean stories following the transition from childhood to adult life. Youthful desires for prosperity. love and a purpose in life are undermined as the characters grow up..
The answers to many kitchen conundrums in one easy-to-use volume. from the author of the acclaimed culinary bible "On Food and Cooking. " From our foremost expert on the science of cooking..
July 1917: Joseph Reavley. a chaplain. and his sister Judith. an ambulance driver. are bone-weary as they approach the fourth year of the conflict- the peace of the English countryside seems a world away..
People have always migrated in search of better climatic conditions or in response to environmental change. Today. this phenomenon takes a whole new dimension. as climate change progressively threatens traditional landscapes and livelihoods of entire communities..
A "New York Times" bestseller. The real-life "Jerry Maguire." superagent Leigh Steinberg shares his personal stories on the rise. fall. and redemption of his game-changing career in the high-stakes world of professional sportsLeigh Steinberg is renowned as one of the greatest sports agents in history..
SystemC Kernel Extensions for Heterogeneous System Modeling is a result of an almost two year endeavour on our part to understand how SystemC can be made useful for system level modeling at higher levels of abstraction..
Excerpt from Manual of Assaying: Gold. Silver. Lead. Copper When I entered upon the task of preparing this book. It was with the idea of furnishing a guide to those who..
Grounded in cutting-edge scientific research. this book presents innovative ways to explore and work with emotions in psychotherapy. Preeminent clinician-researcher Stefan G. Hofmann accessibly explains how emotions operate..
A darkly enchanting series from New York Times bestselling author Claudia Gray about a teenage witch who battles dark forces in her small town. perfect for fans of the Beautiful Creatures and Hex Hall series..
Kenya. 1961. As a small plane carrying Nathalie Nelson lands at a remote airstrip in the Serengeti. Nathalie knows she's run just about as far as she can from home. Trained as an archaeologist..
Bestselling author and TV chef Rachel Allen is back with a celebration of favourite foods for making memories. Ever feel rapture over a pudding. Fall in love over a romantic meal..
Survival of the fittest or survival of the nicest. Since the dawn of time. human beings have contemplated the mysteries of altruism - but it was Darwin who posed the question most starkly. From the selfless ant to the stinging bee to the man laying down his life for a stranger..
The "New York Times" bestseller and war memoir from the commander of the legendary Band of Brothers - now with a new preface from Dick Winters. Winner of the Distinguished Service Cross. Dick Winters was their legendary commander..
Embossed with gloss highlights. Inspirational quotes. 160 lined pages. 6-1/4. wide x 8-1/4. high. Protective magnetic foldover hardcover. Books lie flat for ease of use..
The Global Arms Trade is written by a team of security experts drawn from around the world. analysing a phenomenon which has continued to flourish despite the end of the Cold War and the preoccupation with global terrorism after 11 September 2001..