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Mapping it out: An Alternative Atlas of Contemporary Cartographies
Features over 130 leading lights from different fields artists, architects, writers and designers, geographers, mathematicians, computer pioneers, scientists who make sense of exterior and interior worlds through highly personal...
Pirates!: Classic Tales of Treasure, Mayhem, and High Seas Skullduggery
A collection of stories that are dramatic, exciting, and eminently readable. Who doesn't love a tale of pirates, duplicity, and hidden treasure? All of these stories have endured the test of time and await a new generation of...
Tintin and the Secret of Literature
Herge's Tintin cartoon adventures have been translated into more than fifty languages and read by tens of millions of children. Asking a simple question: Is Tintin literature? this book presents a story of hushed-up royal...
The Dark Side of the Punt
Gambling is no longer just a harmless pastime; it's a fully fledged killer. Problem gamblers are resorting to crime and suicide as a result of their compulsion, and former commercial lawyer and 'The Age' newspaper contributor, Tom...
To the Sea Again: Classic Sailing Stories
Breathtaking adventures, unsurpassed dramas, and poignant tales that have stood the test of time.
Follows the life of Serge Carrefax, a man who surges into the electric modernity of the early twentieth century, transfixed by the technologies that obliterate him. Born to the sound of one of the experimental wireless stations,...
Ghost Pirates: And Other Tales of the High Seas
Haunted ships and ghoulish pirates abound in this thrilling collection.
Auto Mania: Cars, Consumers, and the Environment
Presents the environmental history of the automobile that shows how consumer desire created impacts across the product lifecycle, from raw material extraction to manufacturing to consumer use to disposal. This book examines how...
McCarthy's prose in his novel debut is being hailed as Rprecise and unpretentiousS ( The Independent [London]). Remainder explores the secret world individuals harbor within and what might happen if granted the power to make it...
Incredible Tales of the Sea: Twelve Classic Sailing Stories
Terrifying and unpredictable trials of life at sea that have stood the test of time.
Men in Space
Set in a Central Europe rapidly fragmenting after the fall of Communism, this title follows a cast of dissolute Bohemians, political refugees, football referees, deaf police agents, assassins and stranded astronauts as they chase...
Incredible Pirate Tales: Fourteen Classic Stories of the Outlaws of the High Seas
Audacious pirate stories that fire our sense of adventure and romance.
A darkly comic meditation on memory, identity and history, Remainder is a parable for modern times.
Tintin and the Secret of Literature
Exciting early work by the Man Booker-shortlisted author, discussing Herge's hugely popular children's books. McCarthy asks the question: is Tintin literature? and delves into a story of hushed-up royal descent in both Herge's...
Born to the sound of one of the very earliest experimental wireless stations, Serge finds himself steeped in a weird world of transmissions, whose very air seems filled with cryptic and poetic signals of all kinds. When personal...
First published in Great Britain by And Other Stories in 2011 --T.p. verso.
Running with the Buffaloes: A Season Inside with Mark Wetmore, Adam Goucher, and the University of Colorado Men’s Cross Country Team
Top five Best Books About Running, Runner's World Magazine Top three Best Books About Running, readers of Runner's World Magazine (December 2009)A phenomenal portrait of courage and desire that will do for college cross-country...
Win Win Dvd
In the game of life, you can't lose 'em all.
Baseball in Trenton
Primary Coverage Area: Trenton area, Eweng
The Complete Hogan: A Shot-by-shot Analysis of Golf’s Greatest Swing
Top golfing instructor Jim McLean uses rare film footage of Ben Hogan to break down the greatest swing of all time Golf legend Ben Hogan had the perfect golf swing, but how exactly it worked has long been a mystery--until now.
Express Series: English for Telecoms and Information Technology: A Short, Specialist English Course
An expanding series of short, specialist English courses for different professions, work skills, and industries.
Ripper Street (DVD)
Haunted by the failure to catch London's most evil killer, Jack the Ripper, Inspector Edmund Reid now heads up the notorious H Division the toughest police district in the East End. Rich episodic storylines meld with the...
Those Guys Have All the Fun: Inside the World of ESPN
Drawing upon more than 500 interviews with the greatest names in ESPN's history, bestselling authors Miller and Shales take readers behind the cameras. The men and women who made ESPN great reveal the secrets behind its...
The Family Audio Bible: 36 Classic Excerpts from the NRSV Bible
HarperChildren's Audio is proud to publish a collection of classic excerpts from the Bible - chosen specifically with children's ears in mind.