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The Lionel Legend

Author : Robert Schleicher
ISBN : 1616731451
Genre : Locomotives
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Category: Locomotives

Lionel The Man The Myth The Legend

Author : Daniel Leon
ISBN : 1082708003
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Lionel The Man The Myth The Legend - Lionel Notebook Journal 6x9 Personalized Customized Gift For Someones Surname Or First Name is Lionel, 6x9 Blank Lined Journal
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Powerful And Kind The Legend Of Lionel Levey Hardcover

Author : Lionel Level Family
ISBN : 0368883817
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Lionel Levey, born in 1921 in Newark, New Jersey, has achieved enviable levels of success, both professional and personal. After serving with distinction as a Marine in the Pacific Theater during WWII, Mr. Levey went on to become a legend in the retail shoe industry. In 1950 he founded Shoe-Town, a chain that grew to hundreds of stores and became a publicly traded stock. With Shoe-Town, Mr. Levey invented a new business model that has since become the norm. In addition to his business acumen, Mr. Levey's professional success is a result of his winning personality. He is engaging, kind, tremendously funny and memorable. He is loved by countless friends, some for more than 85 years, his wife, two daughters, and five grandchildren.
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Lionel Messi God Of World Football The Secret Life Of A Legend

Author : Bangun Triharyanto
ISBN : 9786239262266
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Although it’s too much, there are many expressions and flattery that describe the greatness of Lionel Messi. Martin Braith-waite, Barcelona players call him the 'god' of football, while Maurcio Pochettino, the coach of Tottenham Hotspur, calls him the god of football. There are also those who flatter him with 'aliens' or even Messiah. To be sure, all the flattery and nicknames are recognition of Messi's greatness on the field. Messi is living football legend which is truly extraordinary. With small body compared with the bodies of a European, he is able to dominate the world football stage through agile dribbles, accurate shots, and a strong commitment to teamwork. 6 times the Ballon d'Or award, the highest award for a football player, is a testament to his greatness. Not to mention the row of championship trophies those were won with Barcelona. This booklet, extracted from various sources, tries to present the figure of Lioneil Messi in a concise and concise manner to presenting his prowess as inspiration for anyone. All of it achieved with hard struggle and extraordinary family support.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Legends For Lionel

Author : Walter Crane
ISBN : OXFORD:590269061
Genre : Children
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Category: Children

Too Good To Be True The Colossal Book Of Urban Legends

Author : Jan Harold Brunvand
ISBN : 9780393104165
Genre : Social Science
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"If you enjoy these too-good-to-be-true tales, Brunvand's new book will give you hours of pleasure."—Chicago Tribune A fabulously entertaining book from the ultimate authority on those almost believable tales that always happen to a "friend of a friend." Alligators in the sewers? A pet in the microwave? A tragic misunderstanding of the function of cruise control? No, it didn't really happen to your friend's sister's neighbor: it's an urban legend. And no matter how savvy you think you are, you are sure to find in this collection of over 200 tales at least one story you would have sworn was true. Jan Harold Brunvand has been collecting and studying this modern folklore for over twenty years. In Too Good to Be True he captures the best stories in their best retellings, along with their latest variations and examples of how the stories have changed as they move from person to person and place to place. To help you find your favorite, Brunvand has arranged the tales thematically. "Bringing Up Baby" is full of episodes of child-rearing gone wrong, including the grisly tale of the drugged out baby-sitter who mistakes the kid for a turkey. "Funny Business" showcases stories of infamous lapses in customer service, such as the story of the shockingly expensive chocolate chip cookie recipe. And "The Criminal Mind" features both brilliant --if they were real --scams, as well as the purported antics of the less mentally gifted. Whether you want to become an expert debunker or just have plenty of laughs, this book will surprise and entertain you. Illustrated throughout. "Informative and entertaining.... Brunvand has collected more than 200 of the most-repeated and best-known examples of modern folk-myth."—Tampa Tribune "[N]ot only an entertaining anthology, but an excellent introduction to the study of folklore itself."—Publishers Weekly "A fun read... . All the classics are here from the killer upstairs to the Kentucky Fried Rat."—New City "Resonant stories that express our hidden anxieties ... make us laugh, [or] arouse our fascinated horror."—San Francisco Chronicle Book Review "Informative and entertaining... . Brunvand has collected more than 200 of the most-repeated and best-known examples of modern folk-myth."—Tampa Tribune "[N]ot only an entertaining anthology, but an excellent introduction to the study of folklore itself."—Publishers Weekly
Category: Social Science

The Legend Of Dion

Author : Lionel Jehuda Sanders
ISBN : 9781459710948
Genre : History
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This extraordinary study examines how the accounts of a historical figure, the so-called democrat and liberal Dion, have been distorted and reworked by ancient and modern writers alike.
Category: History

The Secret Tradition In Arthurian Legend

Author : Gareth Knight
ISBN : 9781908011626
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Originally published: Wellingborough: Aquarian Press, 1983.
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Lionel Fastrack Model Railroads

Author : Robert Schleicher
ISBN : 9781616732196
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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As model railroaders began demanding ever-greater realism, Lionel responded in 2004 with its FasTrack system featuring an integrated roadbed, scale-sized ties, and a less-obvious center rail. Veteran hobby author Bob Schleicher follows up his The Lionel FasTrack Book with a closer, more detailed look at Lionel’s revolutionary O-gauge system. This guide gives enthusiasts a deeper sense of how to take advantage of the FasTrack’s ease of use and unprecedented realism in large-scale model railroading. The book includes 150 color photos and track diagrams for 10 scenicked FasTrack layouts ranging from 6x6-foot tabletop models to an 11x30-foot scale-size empire. Schleicher also provides instructions for building tables to support the layouts, advice for creating both rural and urban scenery, and an appendix of recommended suppliers.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Lionel Fastrack Book

Author : Robert Schleicher
ISBN : 0760323526
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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When Lionel introduced its new FasTrack system in 2004, model train enthusiasts quickly warmed to the increased realism—right down to the integrated roadbed and darkened center rail—and the greater ease of use. In this book, the author of The Big Book of Lionel presents the first complete guide to the FasTrack system. Amply illustrated with color photographs and 36 track diagrams, the book instructs readers on every aspect of the system, from assembling and disassembling FasTrack to building a simply oval, planning a layout within various space constraints, building tracks for two trains and reversing trains, and designing unique layouts—even yard layouts.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Messi

Author : Luca Caioli
ISBN : 1906850402
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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'Messi' is a revelaing portrait of modern football's most exciting player. Updated to include the 2011 Champions League final, when everyone, including the opposition, acknowledged the unique genius of Barcelona, with Messi its outstanding star.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Marty Feldman The Biography Of A Comedy Legend

Author : Robert Ross
ISBN : 9780857686022
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Mike Myers thinks he was “a genius”, while John Cleese regards him as “a true cultural icon”. He was an architect of British comedy, paving the way for Monty Python, and then became a major Hollywood star, forever remembered as Igor in Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein. A writer, director, performer and true pioneer of his art, he died aged only 48. His name was Marty Feldman, and here, at last, is the first ever biography. Acclaimed author Robert Ross has interviewed Marty's friends and family, including his sister Pamela, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Michael Palin and Terry Jones, and also draws from extensive, previously unpublished and often hilarious interviews with Marty himself, taped in preparation for the autobiography he never wrote. No one before or since has had a career quite like Marty's. Beginning in the dying days of variety theatre, he went from the behind-the-scenes scriptwriting triumphs of Round the Horne and The Frost Report to onscreen stardom in At Last the 1948 Show and his own hit TV series, Marty. That led to transatlantic success, his work with Mel Brooks including his iconic performance of Igor in Young Frankenstein, and a five-picture deal to write and direct his own movies. From his youth as a tramp on the streets of London, to the height of his fame in America - where he encountered everyone from Orson Welles to Kermit the Frog, before his Hollywood dream became a nightmare - this is the fascinating story of a key figure in the history of comedy, fully told for the first time.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Legend Of The Stars

Author : Lionel Paxton
ISBN : 1491013605
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Rated 5 Stars and Author has hit #10 Best Seller in Category!The Legend of the Stars: This fully-illustrated children's fairy tales book oozes magical realism where stars glow in the dark!An animated book app version for iPad is available now in the App Store.The fabulous lineup of stars in the night sky includes: Father Time and his family; Bright the Sprite in charge of each Day; Glum in charge of each Night; the stern Keeper of the Hours; the bright Sun and strong Winds and even wolves and goblin night prowlers. All these join-in for this thrilling adventure making the night a thing of beauty.Glum, the sprite in charge of the night, feels so depressed at the darkness that surrounds him that he decides to quit. What will happen to nighttime? Father Time must work with the sprites, Keeper of the Hours and Bright to convince Glum to stay in his job. But how can they help Glum find happiness? No matter what they do, the night sky will never be the same.Add To Your Cart and teach children that imagination fuels the mind! This is a perfect place for kids, where the old-world charm of legend never dies, promising to transport readers into a blissful and mystical world that inspires and charms the heart.It's hard not to enjoy this colorful, well-illustrated fairy tale comic. The dramatic pictures are captivating and every child should experience the magic elements which are a natural part of this faraway fantasy world, packed with nostalgia and fantastic imaginary scenes. It's a fun bedtime adventure story.Besides the rich legacy of fairytales, this starry escapade leaves the subconscious with more than just a dreamy delightful and entertaining feeling. It reaches through and teaches children creativity, stirs their imagination and develops their intelligence.This modern version of an old-fashioned favorite, with its clever characters, solid messages, and enough magic to keep little ones spellbound, makes it a perfect book for children aged between 5 to 9 years old to read on their own, or for parents to read with their younger children together.Everyone in the family will fall in love with this classic fairy tale adventure, the perfect distillation of childhood fantasies and adult nostalgia!"If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales."- Albert EinsteinFairytale Fantasy History:Fairy tales were originally a well-used form of adult entertainment that were re-told at social gatherings, in spinning rooms, fields, and other settings where adults met. It wasn't until the early 19th century that fairy tales were turned into children's stories.Giambattista Basile retold many fairy tales in the Pentamerone, an aristocratic frame story and aristocratic retellings. From there, the literary fairy tale was taken up by the French 'salon' writers of 17th century Paris and other writers who took up the folktales of their time and developed them into literary forms. The Grimm brothers, despite their intentions being to restore the tales they collected, also transformed the Märchen they collected into Kunstmärchen. These stories are not regarded as fantasies but as literary fairy tales, even retrospectively, but from this start, the fairy tale remained a literary form, and fairytale fantasies were an offshoot [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairytale_fantasy].Kindle edition by Lionel Paxton. Download it only once and read it anytime or anywhere on your Kindle, phones, tablets or PC. Delve into astonishing ebook features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading all about this amazing tail!Be sure to check out the other books by Lionel Paxton: * Navy Seal Dogs * Parachute Action Adventure For Kids * Dolphins and Proposes Children Picture Book.
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Moscow

Author : Julie R. Monroe
ISBN : 9781439630563
Genre : History
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Centered in the glorious Palouse, a richly fertile area, the small Idaho town of Moscow was once home to the Nez Perce, who introduced the famous spotted Appaloosa horses. The intimate Moscow feel inspired by current residents has persisted since the original homesteaders settled here, a place they called "Paradise Valley." Resisting the anonymity of many rural agricultural towns, Moscow proudly claims an educational, civic, commercial, and cultural reputation far beyond a town of its size, a monument to the people who elevated the community.
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Thalberg Life And Legend

Author : Bob Thomas
ISBN : STANFORD:36105040711280
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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More than sixty years after his death, Irving Thalberg remains a legendary Hollywood figure. In this definitive biography, his legend comes to life -- from his beginnings as the "Boy Wonder of Hollywood", to the creation with Louis B. Mayer of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, to his tragic death at the age of thirty-seven. With his remarkable talent for developing stars and doctoring scripts, this architect of the American film created some of America's best-loved movies: Ben-Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, A Night at the Opera, Grand Hotel, Romeo and Juliet, The Good Earth, Camille. His genius has made his name a legend in the land of legends. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.
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The Legend Of The Maneater

Author : Arjan Singh
ISBN : 0863114504
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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This Book By The Famed Conservationist Aims To Spread The Message That Wildlife, Particularly The Tiger And Other Large Predators Must Be Protected Far More Effectively Than At Present.
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Birth Of A Legend

Author : LtCol Leon E. Braxton USAF
ISBN : 9781466906037
Genre : Transportation
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Competition for Army acquisition funding in the betrween wars depression years was fierce. The opposing camps of Fighter Supremacy versus Strategic Bombing played out at the Air Corps Tactical School (ACTS), at GHQ, before Congress and in the media. Military exercises pitted the Navy and the Air Corps in operations with real cloak and dagger background gambits, each trying to gain the upper hand. When leaders such as Benjamin Foulois, Billy Mitchell, and Frank Andrews eventually were able to foster a bomber competition to replace the Martin B-10, Boeing's four-engined Model 299 was a clear winner; but then it crashed at Dayton, and the Army opted for the Douglas B-18. Somehow, Frank Andrews had enough faith in his convictions and managed to have 13 Y1B-17s produced and sent to the 2nd Bombardment Group at Langley Field, VA. There Robert Olds and his three squadrons enthralled the country with long range goodwill flights, transcontinental speed runs with an obscure 1st Lt Curtis leMay navigating the way, and a thrilling movie "Test Pilot" starring Clark Gable, Myrna Loy, and Spencer Tracy. Fortunately for the trials of WWII, these daring young men of the Army Air Corps put their careers on the line, and made the B-17 one of the iconic weapons of that conflict. This is the untold story of the aircraft development and the men who made it happen.
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The Blood Libel Legend

Author : Alan Dundes
ISBN : 0299131130
Genre : Social Science
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Alan Dundes, in this casebook of an anti-Semitic legend, demonstrates the power of folklore to influence thought and history. According to the blood libel legend, Jews murdered Christian infants to obtain blood to make matzah. Dundes has gathered here the work of leading scholars who examine the varied sources and elaborations of the legend. Collectively, their essays constitute a forceful statement against this false accusation. The legend is traced from the murder of William of Norwich in 1144, one of the first reported cases of ritualized murder attributed to Jews, through nineteenth-century Egyptian reports, Spanish examples, Catholic periodicals, modern English instances, and twentieth-century American cases. The essays deal not only with historical cases and surveys of blood libel in different locales, but also with literary renditions of the legend, including the ballad “Sir Hugh, or, the Jew’s Daughter” and Chaucer’s “The Prioress’s Tale.” These case studies provide a comprehensive view of the complex nature of the blood libel legend. The concluding section of the volume includes an analysis of the legend that focuses on Christian misunderstanding of the Jewish feast of Purim and the child abuse component of the legend and that attempts to bring psychoanalytic theory to bear on the content of the blood libel legend. The final essay by Alan Dundes takes a distinctly folkloristic approach, examining the legend as part of the belief system that Christians developed about Jews. This study of the blood libel legend will interest folklorists, scholars of Catholicism and Judaism, and many general readers, for it is both the literature and the history of anti-Semitism.
Category: Social Science