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One Grump Or Two

Author : Arthur Grump
ISBN : 190603253X
Genre : Humor
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All you want is a decent cup of tea. But oh no, modern Britain wants to sell you a fancy Dan coffee in a mug the size of a popcorn bucket, complete with double cream, chocolate sprinkles, and no change from a five pound note. Everywhere you look, modern life has turned common sense completely on its head.
Category: Humor

Harlequin Desire May 2015 Box Set 1 Of 2

Author : Maureen Child
ISBN : 9781460391044
Genre : Fiction
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Do you love stories with sexy, romantic heroes who have it all—wealth, status, and incredibly good looks? Harlequin® Desire brings you all this and more with these three new full-length titles for one great price! This Desire box set includes Triple the Fun by USA TODAY bestselling author Maureen Child, Kissed by a Rancher by USA TODAY bestselling author Sara Orwig and Secret Heiress, Secret Baby by Emily McKay. Look for 6 new compelling stories every month from Harlequin® Desire!
Category: Fiction

Grump S Guide To London

Author : Steve Williams
ISBN : 9781782225324
Genre : Travel
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Meet Grump, the traveler’s guardian angel. Having flown the Atlantic over 300 times and stayed at over 40 of London’s variously priced hotels, who better to give cost-conscious advice to first-time London visitors? With a sharp eye for trouble, Grump is unafraid to expose all those potentially embarrassing ‘ooops’ moments that can trip the unwary. He even helps you beat jet lag! Finally the affable Mr. Grump pilots you out onto on the streets of London with a spring in your step and a smile on your face. Grump’s Guide To London is a treasure trove of helpful insights about the unique British culture found on ‘Planet London’. Heeding Grump’s advice will make planning and packing fun, the journey stress-free, and the arrival formalities a breeze. Bonus Tips On…… Beating Jet Lag What-to-wear tips for comfort in Britain’s changeable weather What the Queen thinks ‘Britishness’ explained – including their Empire and their table manners What Have The Brits Ever Done For Me? Plenty! (they gave you Fifty Shades of Gray, Harry Potter, Adele and Grand Theft Auto) Advice On Dealing With London’s Terror Threats A language primer explaining all those puzzling words and phrases the Brits use.
Category: Travel

The Rainy Day Grump

Author : Deborah Eaton
ISBN : 9780761374282
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Rosie wants her brother Clay to play dress-up, but he is grumpy because it's raining and they can't play ball.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Shamrock

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ISBN : NYPL:33433088319391
Genre : English literature
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Category: English literature

Building Vocabulary Level 1 Kit

Author : Timonthy Rasinski, nancy Padak, Rick M. Newton, and Evangeline Newton
ISBN : 1433317311
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Building Vocabulary provides a systematic approach to teaching vocabulary using Greek and Latin prefixes, bases, and suffixes. Over 90% of English words of two or more syllables are of Greek or Latin origin. Instead of learning words and definitions in isolation, students learn key roots and strategies for deciphering words and their meanings across all content areas. Building Vocabulary: Foundations for grades 1-2, empowers beginning readers to learn words by identifying word parts or word families that share common sounds. Students will build vocabulary through the use of poetry, word endings, and simple roots. Building Vocabulary: Foundations: Level 1 kit includes: Teacher's Guide; Student Guided Practice Book (Each kit includes a single copy; additional copies may be ordered in quantities of 10 or more); Assessments to support data-driven instruction; and Digital resources including modeled lessons, 50 bonus activities, and more.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Art Of Baton Spinning

Author : Charles Wallace Benner
ISBN : UOM:39015009633069
Genre : Bands (Music)
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Category: Bands (Music)

Leslie S

Author : John Albert Sleicher
ISBN : PSU:000020241384
Genre :
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Life As A Loser

Author : Will Leitch
ISBN : 9780974627007
Genre : Humor
File Size : 72.60 MB
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Every company he works for goes bankrupt. His landlord just kicked him out. His parents think he's a failure. He can barely scrape up enough pennies to take the subway. And he's still dealing with his fiance leaving him on national TV. Welcome to the world of Will Leitch. In this hilarious collection, Leitch takes us on journey from small-town Illinois to the madness of Manhattan and back again.
Category: Humor

No One Left To Tell

Author : Karen Rose
ISBN : 9781101586709
Genre : Fiction
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New York Times bestselling author Karen Rose returns to the gritty world of Baltimore’s cops and prosecutors with a tale of danger and desire that will leave you breathless… A car crashes in front of rookie PI Paige Holden’s home. And suddenly, she finds one of her pro bono clients dying in her arms—from a gunshot wound. With her last breath, the woman whispers cryptic words into her ear and hands her a blood-smeared flash drive. Five years ago, State’s Attorney Grayson Smith put a murderer behind bars. But when Paige Holden shares the flash drive with him, its contents cast doubts on the conviction—and lead him and Paige into a world of blackmail, dark secrets, and a decades-long string of murders. An investigation they’ll survive only by trusting each other—and the truth.
Category: Fiction

Soul Self And Society

Author : Edward L. Rubin
ISBN : 9780199348671
Genre : Political Science
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Political and social commentators regularly bemoan the decline of morality in the modern world. They claim that the norms and values that held society together in the past are rapidly eroding, to be replaced by permissiveness and empty hedonism. But as Edward Rubin demonstrates in this powerful account of moral transformations, these prophets of doom are missing the point. Morality is not diminishing; instead, a new morality, centered on an ethos of human self-fulfillment, is arising to replace the old one. As Rubin explains, changes in morality have gone hand in hand with changes in the prevailing mode of governance throughout the course of Western history. During the Early Middle Ages, a moral system based on honor gradually developed. In a dangerous world where state power was declining, people relied on bonds of personal loyalty that were secured by generosity to their followers and violence against their enemies. That moral order, exemplified in the early feudal system and in sagas like The Song of Roland, The Song of the Cid, and the Arthurian legends has faded, but its remnants exist today in criminal organizations like the Mafia and in the rap music of the urban ghettos. When state power began to revive in the High Middle Ages through the efforts of the European monarchies, and Christianity became more institutionally effective and more spiritually intense, a new morality emerged. Described by Rubin as the morality of higher purposes, it demanded that people devote their personal efforts to achieving salvation and their social efforts to serving the emerging nation-states. It insisted on social hierarchy, confined women to subordinate roles, restricted sex to procreation, centered child-rearing on moral inculcation, and countenanced slavery and the marriage of pre-teenage girls to older men. Our modern era, which began in the late 18th century, has seen the gradual erosion of this morality of higher purposes and the rise of a new morality of self-fulfillment, one that encourages individuals to pursue the most meaningful and rewarding life-path. Far from being permissive or a moral abdication, it demands that people respect each other's choices, that sex be mutually enjoyable, that public positions be allocated according to merit, and that society provide all its members with their minimum needs so that they have the opportunity to fulfill themselves. Where people once served the state, the state now functions to serve the people. The clash between this ascending morality and the declining morality of higher purposes is the primary driver of contemporary political and cultural conflict. A sweeping, big-idea book in the vein of Francis Fukuyama's The End of History, Charles Taylor's The Secular Age, and Richard Sennett's The Fall of Public Man, Edward Rubin's new volume promises to reshape our understanding of morality, its relationship to government, and its role in shaping the emerging world of High Modernity.
Category: Political Science

The Geography Of Bliss

Author : Eric Weiner
ISBN : 9781448168484
Genre : Travel
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What makes a nation happy? Is one country's sense of happiness the same as another's? In the last two decades, psychologists and economists have learned a lot about who's happy and who isn't. The Dutch are, the Romanians aren't, and Americans are somewhere in between... After years of going to the world's least happy countries, Eric Weiner, a veteran foreign correspondent, decided to travel and evaluate each country's different sense of happiness and discover the nation that seemed happiest of all. ·He discovers the relationship between money and happiness in tiny and extremely wealthy Qatar (and it's not a good one) ·He goes to Thailand, and finds that not thinking is a contented way of life. ·He goes to the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan, and discovers they have an official policy of Gross National Happiness! ·He asks himself why the British don't do happiness? In Weiner's quest to find the world's happiest places, he eats rotten Icelandic shark, meditates in Bangalore, visits strip clubs in Bangkok and drinks himself into a stupor in Reykjavik. Full of inspired moments, The Geography of Bliss accomplishes a feat few travel books dare and even fewer achieve: to make you happier.
Category: Travel