Flying Blue Tacos

Author : Hector G. Gonzalez
ISBN : 0991333543
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Flying Blue Tacos is a hilarious collection of insightful observations made by the main character, Hector Gonzalez, regarding his Mexican-American culture. Hector is a college student who is interested in entering an art contest at the university in order to try and win the thousand dollars first place prize. He is torn between entering a "typical" Mexican-American painting (skulls, farm workers, La Virgen de Guadalupe, pachucos, etc.), and a more universal, abstract painting. As he contemplates which of the two paintings to enter, he weighs in on many topics familiar to most Mexican-Americans, such as: Tired of Hearing "Sí Se Puede" all of the Time - Its been used in everything from immigration rallies to high school pep-rallies to my aunt yelling enthusiastically at her 2-year-old son ~ Sí se puede! ~ Sí se puede!... as he sat on the toilet trying to take a crap after being constipated for a couple of days. Trick-or-Treating in the Rich White Neighborhoods - Once in a while, someone would screw up and answer, "Sí, it's yo--Yenifer." But for the most part, they had no idea they were handing out candy to Hectors, Pablos, Marias, and Yenifers and not to Billys, Toms, Pattys and Jennifers. Defining the Term "Chicano" - ...if someone thinks he's a Chicano, then he's a Chicano. Besides, there's no Chicano Kennel Club sending out Certificates of Authenticity or pedigree papers showing someone is a purebred Chicano. Mexican's Favorite Type of Therapy - Denial Therapy is the preferred method of therapy for Mexicans. It's much better than Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or Psychoanalysis Therapy because it doesn't require seeing anyone with an advanced degree, there isn't a co-payment to make at the end of a session, the hours are flexible, and it's free. Denial Therapy may not fix the issue at hand, but it makes it bearable for at least one more day. Flying Blue Tacos will keep the readers laughing throughout the book. As the cover states: It's a Stand-Up Routine in Literary Form.
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Tales From The Wild Blue Yonder Taking Mexico Flying

Author : John Quinn Olson
ISBN : 9780982070345
Genre : Fiction
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Welcome to the adventures and misadventures from a quarter century of hang gliding and travel. Huck yourself off cliffs, soar into the Wild Blue, and land where no human has landed before, all from the comfort and safety of your easy chair. Visit exotic lands and foreign skies, experience the thrill of foot-launched human flight and never even risk your neck. Come along with a wild cast of characters, who fly like their lives depend upon it. Realize mankind's most ancient dream, FLY WITH THE BIRDS!
Category: Fiction

Unendlicher Spa

Author : David Foster Wallace
ISBN : 9783462305371
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 64.36 MB
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Der Kultroman als eBook! »Unendlicher Spaß vereint literarische Innovation und Lesbarkeit auf eigene, unerhörte, markerschütternde Weise.« Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung »Unendlicher Spa߫ – so nannte James Incandenza seinen Film, der Menschen, die ihn anschauen, so verhext, dass sie sich nicht mehr von ihm lösen können und dabei verdursten und verhungern. Sein Sohn Hal, ein Tenniswunderkind mit außergewöhnlichen intellektuellen Fähigkeiten, studiert an der Enfield Tennis Academy (ETA), die von seinem Vater gegründet wurde. Hier sowie im nahe gelegenen Ennet-House, einem Entziehungsheim für Drogenabhängige, spielt ein Teil der überbordenden Handlung, die jeden literarischen Kosmos sprengt – in einem leicht in die Zukunft versetzten Amerika, das mit Kanada und Mexiko die »Organisation der nordamerikanischen Nationen« bildet und von radikalen Separatisten in Kanada bekämpft wird. 1996 erschien »Infinite Jest« in den USA und machte David Foster Wallace über Nacht zum Superstar der Literaturszene. Nicht allein der schiere Umfang, sondern vor allem die sprachliche Kreativität, die ungeheure Themenvielfalt, die treffsichere Gesellschaftskritik, scharfe Analyse sowie der Humor machen den Roman zum Meilenstein der amerikanischen Literatur. Namhafte Autoren von Dave Eggers bis Jonathan Franzen sehen in diesem Buch ein Vorbild für ihr Schaffen. Ulrich Blumenbach hat sechs Jahre lang an der Übersetzung gearbeitet, und seine kongeniale Übertragung ins Deutsche wurde mit zahlreichen Preisen ausgezeichnet.
Category: Fiction

The Belly Off Diet

Author : Jeff Csatari
ISBN : 1605295086
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 85.72 MB
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Men's Health has found the secret to weight-loss. It's not some new exercise contraption or magic pill or trendy fad diet. The secret to quick and permanent weight loss comes from real people just like you, who have lost 25, 50, 100, and even 150 pounds! Now, the six weight-loss strategies that more than 300,000 men and women in the Belly Off! Club have used to get back in shape have been compiled in this ground-breaking book! When Men's Health launched the Belly Off! Club in 2001, it quickly grew into the most popular destination on the magazine's web site. Then the concept migrated to Women's Health magazine, and more than 300,000 men and women have lost nearly 2 million pounds! In just days, you can be on your way to a flat belly and a leaner, stronger, healthier body. In The Belly Off! Diet, you'll discover: A proven 7-day quick-start that guarantees you will see results within just days A no-gym fitness plan starting that starts with a fat-frying bodyweight-only workout and then progresses to a more advanced a muscle-building dumbbell workout A month's worth of shopping lists and recipes for tasty meals that will take the guesswork out of eating to lose weight A comprehensive maintenance plan to help you stay on track once you've reached your weight-loss goals With success stories from Belly-Off Club members and hundreds of quick tips for supercharging meals and workouts throughout, The Belly Off! Diet gives you the tools and the motivation to take YOUR belly off and keep it off--or life!
Category: Health & Fitness

Global Airlines

Author : James Patrick Hanlon
ISBN : 9780750664394
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 52.15 MB
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Provides comprehensive insight into today's global airline industry - now in its 3rd edition!
Category: Business & Economics

Bite Size World

Author : Roger Frankham
ISBN : 9781861511843
Genre : Travel
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The idea for Bite Size World came from a game Roger Frankham used to play with food-minded friends involving spinning a globe blindfold and throwing a dinner party based on the food of the country where your finger landed. Roger soon realised that a whole world of cuisine was out there that he knew absolutely nothing about. The idea so fascinated him that he abandoned his job and set out on a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the planet, armed with just a suitcase, some phrase books and his palate. Eight months and twenty-five countries later, there had been ‘fifty-three moments when I took a bite of something so amazing that everything seemed to stop around me’, as well as a few experiences he wouldn’t go through again to save his life. They are all in this book - along with the merely good, the disappointing and the inedible. Anyone fancy rotten Icelandic shark?
Category: Travel