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The Names Heard Long Ago

Author : Jonathan Wilson
ISBN : 9781541730496
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The story of the vibrant and revolutionary soccer culture in Hungary that, on the eve of World War II, redefined the modern game and launched a new era. In the early 1950s, the Hungarian side was unbeatable, winning the Olympic gold and thrashing England in the Match of the Century. Their legendary forward, Ferenc Puskás, was one of the game's first international superstars. But as Jonathan Wilson reveals in The Names Heard Long Ago, this celebrated era was in fact the final act of the true golden age of Hungarian soccer. In Budapest in the 1920s and 1930s, a new school of soccer emerged that became one of the most influential in the game's history, shaped by brilliant players and coaches who brought mathematical rigor and imagination to the style of play. But with the onset of World War II, many were forced into exile, fleeing anti-Semitism and the rise of fascism. Yet their legacy endured. Against the backdrop of economic and political turmoil between the wars, and in spite of extraordinary odds, Hungary taught the world to play.
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Requiem For A Lost Empire

Author : Andrei Makine
ISBN : 9780743453622
Genre : Fiction
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Ranging from the time of the czar to the fall of Communism, this multigenerational saga follows the lives and fortunes of one Russian family over the course of eighty turbulent years.
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The Name Of The Rose

Author : Umberto Eco
ISBN : 9781448137749
Genre : Fiction
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The year is 1327. Franciscans in a wealthy Italian abbey are suspected of heresy, and Brother William of Baskerville arrives to investigate.When his delicate mission is suddenly overshadowed by seven bizarre deaths, Brother William turns detective. He collects evidence, deciphers secret symbols and coded manuscripts, and digs into the eerie labyrinth of the abbey where extraordinary things are happening under the over of night. A spectacular popular and critical success, The Name of the Rose is not only a narrative of a murder investigation but an astonishing chronicle of the Middle Ages.
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The Assassin King

Author : Elizabeth Haydon
ISBN : 1429920556
Genre : Fiction
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The Assassin King opens at winter's end with the arrival by sea of a mysterious hunter, a man of ancient race and purpose, who endlessly chants the names of the pantheon of demons that are his intended victims, as well as one other: Ysk, the original name of the Brother, now known as Achmed, the Assassin King of Ylorc. At the same moment of this portentous arrival, two gatherings of great import are taking place. The first is a convocation of dragons, who gather in a primeval forest glade--the site of the horrific ending of Llauron, one of the last of their kind. They mourn not only his irrevocable death, but the loss of the lore and control over the Earth itself that it represents. The ancient wyrms are terrified for what will come as a result of this loss. The second gathering is a council of war held in the depths of the keep of Haguefort: Ashe and Rhapsody, rulers of the alliance that protects the Middle Continent; Gwydion, the new Duke of Navarne; Anborn, the Lord Marshall; Achmed, the King of Ylorc, and Grunthor, his Sergeant-Major. Each brings news that form the pieces of a great puzzle. And as each piece is added it becomes quite clear: War is coming, the likes of which the world has never known. Cataclysm, both large and small, await in this sixth volume of the USA Today bestselling fantasy series, The Symphony of Ages. A twisting, fast-moving tale, The Assassin King promises endless surprises--most of which lead to pain. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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John Calvin S Commentaries On Isaiah 33 48

Author : John Calvin
ISBN : 9783849620660
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This is the extended and annotated edition including * an extensive biographical annotation about the author and his life Calvin produced commentaries on most of the books of the Bible. His commentaries cover the larger part of the Old Testament, and all of the new excepting Second and Third John and the Apocalypse. His commentaries and lectures stand in the front rank of Biblical interpretation. All who take delight in the Holy Scriptures are familiarly acquainted with the writings of The Prophet Isaiah. Every variety of taste finds in them its appropriate gratification. Lofty conceptions, illustrated by splendid imagery, and clothed in language usually copious and flowing, some times abrupt, but always graceful, leave no room for hesitation to pronounce him, with Bishop Lowth, to be "the most sublime and elegant of the Prophets of the Old Testament." He is regarded with peculiar veneration as an honest, fearless, and able messenger of the Most High God, boldly reproving nobles and monarchs, denouncing the judgments of Heaven against all transgressors, and asserting the claims of the Divine law and government above all human authority. In his Prophecies he takes a wide range, surveys those nations which power or wealth or learning or commerce had raised to the highest celebrity in those remote times, and describes their rise and fall, and wonderful revolutions, so eagerly traced lay us in the page of history, as the execution of Jehovah's counsels, and the arrangements of unerring wisdom But chiefly does he pour out rich instruction concerning the Messiah, whose life and sufferings, and death and glorious reign, he delineates so faithfully, and with such thrilling interest, that he has obtained the appellation of "The Evangelical Prophet." To the devout reader there is added a still more powerful attraction in his seraphic piety, which, breathing throughout all his communications, and kindling a holy flame in the hearts of the children of God, attests the important fact, not only that in the visions of God he reached the noblest heights of inspiration, but — which was far more valuable — that he enjoyed habitual and intimate fellowship with The Father of Spirits. This book contains Calvin's commentaries on chapters 33 - 48 of Isaiah.
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The Name Is Charlene Not Claudine

Author : Charlene Diane Mitchell
ISBN : 9781469112305
Genre : Fiction
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"The name is Charlene not Claudine!" is an intriguing novel about how the author's personal life ironically shadows the throw back 1970's movie "Claudine", which Dianah Carrol was nominated for the Academy. This book includes balancing single parenting and dating problems and solutions along with something just having to be left the way they are. Overall, the book is fun to read and will let the readers know they are not alone in the problems they may be experiencing. It can be shared from pre-teens to adults.
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Dagobert

Author : Rita Traut Kabeto
ISBN : 9780963541659
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Stories From The Name Tree

Author : William Ronald Isaacs
ISBN : 9781434904942
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"Horse-drawn milk wagons; after-noons watching Tom Mix and Roy Rogers films; hitching a ride on car bumpers on icy winter days; carving girls' names and special dates into the Name Tree-these are just a few of the boyhood memories William Isaacs recounts in this warm, vivid, and funny autobiography. A memoir generously laden with family lore and adventures with friends, Stories from the Name Tree chronicles Isaac's early years with his twin brother, Phil, in a small Michigan town and follows the development of his professional life. Isaacs graduated from first jobs (golf caddy, poultry-store chicken killer) to service in the U.S. Air Force and a radar and electronic gun-sight technician, to a thirty-three-year career as an engineer at General Motors. Born in the midst of the Depression, growing up during World War II, and coming of age int the 1950s, William Isaacs tells a story that belongs uniquely to an American man"--P. [4] of cover.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

In God We Trust

Author : Lenora S. Gauthier
ISBN : 9781469124278
Genre : Fiction
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Cuentos From Long Ago

Author : Paulette Atencio
ISBN : 0826320643
Genre : Fiction
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Set in New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, and northern Mexico, this timeless material offers lessons about life and how to triumph over its hardships: from making a bargain with the devil to gaining peace through true love; from dealing with inexplicable, even supernatural events to accepting special gifts that transform pain into joy; and from overcoming jealousy, anger, or stinginess to accepting others just as they are."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Fiction

Niv Encountering Jesus Bible Ebook

Author : Zondervan,
ISBN : 9780310421252
Genre : Bibles
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Jesus Revealed Throughout the Bible Understand Jesus in a whole new way as you spend 52 weeks studying different aspects of his presence and activity throughout the Bible. As you study, you'll grow in your own walk with the living Savior, shaping your own character more into his likeness. Through 52 studies that lead you to all parts of the Bible, you'll come to discover the Jesus you never knew appearing in all parts of the Bible—present at creation, coming to earth to sacrifice himself for our sin, and living and working powerfully today in the lives of his followers. The Encounter Bible Series introduces you to the three-in-one God as each volume dives deeply into a study of each person of the Trinity: God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit. As you read these devotional study notes alongside the text of the NIV Bible, you’ll begin to gain a fuller understanding of the God of the Bible. Features: • Full text of the NIV • 52 weeks of devotional readings about Jesus, including discussion questions and options for deeper study • Topical index
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Seeing Is Forgetting The Name Of The Thing One Sees

Author : Lawrence Weschler
ISBN : 0520045955
Genre : Art
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Traces the life and career of the California artist, who currently works with pure light and the subtle modulation of empty space
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In The Name Of Freedom

Author : Lawrence Heatley
ISBN : 9781410720313
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Since the 2001 posthumous transcription and release of his father’s World War II memoir, Breathes There A Soldier, L.G. Heatley has followed that work with In the Name of Freedom. The first volume in the series, comprising first person accounts of World War II, as told by veterans from all branches of service and theaters of operation, presents each chapter as a separate veteran’s wartime experience. From the frigid forests of France and Belgium to the bloody sands of Saipan and Peleliu In the Name of Freedom is a testament of the war from those who were there. Few books have been written which capture the detailed viewpoint of the fighting enlisted man of the era. There are no battle overviews or campaign summaries from combat strategists in this book. The reader will take a journey through the war with each veteran, to places of tragedy, triumph and turmoil, where human kindness overcame brutality, despite the odds. They were the American enlisted servicemen of World War II. These are their experiences.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Monthly Review

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Editors: May 1749-Sept. 1803, Ralph Griffiths; Oct. 1803-Apr. 1825, G. E. Griffiths.
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Nirv The Holy Bible For Esl Readers Ebook

Author : Zonderkidz,
ISBN : 9780310729853
Genre : Bibles
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This Bible is perfect for ESL readers. The New International Reader’s Version (NIrV) is a true translation of the entire Bible that was adapted with care from the bestselling New International Version (NIV). The NIrV is written at a third grade reading level and uses short sentences and simple words. This Bible is perfect for those learning to read English. Features include: • The complete New International Reader’s Version • Presentation page for personalization and gift giving • Bible dictionary to help with unfamiliar words • “Three Ways to Read the Bible” – Explains how to read the Bible by story, subject, or person • “About the Bible” – Describes how the Bible was written and how it came to us • “Life in New Testament Times” – Describes what life was like when Jesus was on earth • “The ABCs of Salvation” – Helps explain the way of salvation
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The Name Of The Nearest River

Author : Alex Taylor
ISBN : 9781932511802
Genre : Fiction
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Collects eleven short stories depicting rural Kentucky and an array of tormented and battered souls, including a groom that punches his bride on their wedding day.
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The Apologetics Study Bible

Author : Ted Cabal
ISBN : 9781433600906
Genre : Bibles
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The Apologetics Study Bible will help today's Christian better understand, defend and proclaim their beliefs in this age of increasing moral and spiritual relativism. More than one-hundred key questions and articles placed throughout the volume about faith and science prompt a rewarding study experience at every reading. Highlights of this new thinking person’s edition of God’s Word include the full text of the popular Holman CSB® translation, an introduction to each Bible book focusing on its inherent elements of apologetics, and profiles of historic Christian apologists from Justin Martyr to C.S. Lewis. Also featured are valuable contributions from a who’s-who of modern apologists such as Chuck Colson, Norm Geisler, Hank Hanegraaff, Josh McDowell, Albert Mohler, Ravi Zacharias, and many more. • The best apologetics thinkers of our day in one resource• The study Bible for customers asking the really hard questions about their faith• No other study Bible has the depth of resources that address the hard questions of faith and life• Serious help for Christians of all types• Tears down the obstacles to belief• Shows why the Bible is trustworthy• Allows Christians to dig into false teachings to see why they’re false• Will strengthen the church and give confidence to those who share their faith• Will better equip church leaders THE BEST APOLOGETICS THINKERS OF OUR DAY IN ONE RESOURCE (100+ CHRISTIAN APOLOGISTS):- Ted Cabal- Lee Strobel - Chuck Colson- Paul Copan- Norm Geisler- Hank Hanegraaff- Josh McDowell- Albert Mohler- J.P. Moreland- Ravi Zacharias- and many more Features MORE THAN 100 FEATURED ARTICLES IN CATEGORIES SUCH AS• Ethics• Interpreting the Bible in Light of Science• The Impact of Archaeology and History on Our Understanding the Bible• The Bible in Light of Theology• Christian Faith and Non-Christian Belief Systems• Christian Faith and Philosophy• Featured study notes that explain alleged “problem” passages in the Bible• 50 sidebars (Twisted Scripture) focusing on Bible passages misused by cults• Index of special articles for quick and easy access• Book introductions with special emphasis on anything of an apologetics nature• Profiles of key Christian apologists - Anselm - Athanasius - Augustine - Joseph Butler - C.S. Lewis - Irenaeus - Justin Martyr - Origen - William Paley - Blaise Pascal• End of verse Scripture references• Presentation page• Plan of Salvation• Two-column Bible text setting• Topical subheads• Translation footnotes• Holman CSB® bullet notes• Introduction to the Holman CSB®
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The Mantle Of The Mystic

Author : Eknath Easwaran
ISBN : 9781586381042
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Selections from Easwaran’s published works highlight key episodes in his life. These episodes contributed to the unfolding of his natural genius for teaching and – much more important – of the inner spirit that was struggling for expression. The book is an inspiration to spiritual aspirants following the eightfold path of passage meditation.
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