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The author describes his summer vacations as a child in Norway, life in an English boarding school, adventures as a young man working in East Africa for the Shell Company, and being a fighter pilot in World War II.
"... presents a scathing critique of the 'delusions' of science alongside a rousing defense of the role of art and philosophy in our culture"--From publisher description.
The author, film reviewer for the Denver post's "YourHub" section, offers a survey of contemporary American film.
The host of the Travel Channel's Andrew Zimmern's Bizarre Foods America shares memorable moments from his unconventional culinary travels while describing some of the more unusual foods he has sampled, in an account that features fun facts about culture, geography, art and history.
Thorn Mackenzie was a young Viking when Sparkle Stardust used him and then abandoned him. Over a thousand years later, he has finally found a way to repay her. Employing his power of persuasion, he assembles a team that can create the ultimate fantasies and illusions-- right across the street from Sparkle's Castle of Dark Dreams.
Presents instructions for designing and constructing playhouses, treehouses, and play forts, and includes tips on the required tools and techniques, how to use reclaimed materials, and personalizing the playhouse design.
A history of American burlesque in the early 20th century as told through interviews with former musicians, strippers, novelty acts, comedians, and club owners.
After swallowing a watermelon seed, a crocodile imagines a scary outcome.
Provides background information and step-by-step instructions that nonprofits need to apply for federal 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status and qualify as a public charity with the IRS. The 11th edition covers recent federal and state rules, including information about new online services and options related to forming a non profit corporation.
Tyrant Geder Palliako, rogue banker Ban Cithrin bel Sarcour of the Medean, and disgraced widow and loyal traitor to the Empire Clara Kalliam continue the great war while, in the shadows of the world, Captain Marcus Wester tracks an ancient secret that will change the war in ways not even he can forsee.
Fueled by visions promising him prolonged life and political power, the dying Corajidin, leader of a millennia-old dynasty, has brought the nation of Shr?an to civil war. Indris, warrior-mage of the S?q Scholars and scion of a rival Great House, is caught in the upheaval. The celebrated warrior-poet, Mari, touches both men's lives: one as daughter, one as lover. As her world unravels around her, can she be true to both her duty to blood, and her own desires for freedom and happiness?--from publisher's description.
The orchestrator of an annual opinion poll in the Arab world describes the profound changes taking place, including recent protests and the toppling of autocrats, and discusses how the people of the region feel about these drastic shifts.
Lawyer and ex-convict Landon Reed, desperate to prove his worth, takes a high-profile murder case, but when his boss and other lawyers in the firm are murdered, Landon must find the killer before he become the next target.
"What if the secret to good health lies not in surgery or medication but in the palm of your very own hand? Incredibly, your hands can heal you -- with the "energy medicine" of pranic healing. The word prana denotes the body's own natural, vital, self-healing energy. This book will teach you the many ways in which you can incorporate safe, effective pranic healing techniques into your daily life to heal physical, psychological, and emotional problems and stay well"--P.  of cover.
The star of a dated American soap opera, now a hot primetime show in France, has a new lease on life when he moves to Paris. He draws into his narcissistic web four women, but soon his penchant for violence, sex, and megalomania erupts into full-blown war.