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Author(s): William Shakespeare
Categories: Fiction > General, Juvenile Nonfiction > General, Reference > General
Publisher: Chelsea House Publications
Publish date: 2003-09
ISBN-10: 0791075753
ISBN-13: 9780791075753
Language: English
Description: Shakespeare's romantic comedy sets up a number of dualities which are explored but never answered, exposing the complexity of human life that exists between romance and realism, nobleman and commoner, male and female, and more. The title, William Shakespeare’s As You Like It, part of Chelsea House Publishers’ Modern Critical Interpretations series, presents the most important 20th-century criticism on William Shakespeare’s As You Like It through extracts of critical essays by well-known literary critics. This collection of criticism also features a short biography on William Shakespeare, a chronology of the author’s life, and an... more...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2020 19:46:01 GMT
Understanding To Kill a Mockingbird: A Student Casebook to Issues, Sources, and Historic Documents (The Greenwood Press "Literature in Context" Series) (by Claudia Durst Johnson) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/understanding-to-kill-a-mockingbird-a-student-casebook-to-issues-sources-and-historic-documents-the-greenwood-press-literature-in-context-series
Author(s): Claudia Durst Johnson
Categories: Fiction > General, Literary Collections > American, Literary Criticism > General, Reference > General, Study Aids > Study Guides
Publisher: Greenwood
Publish date: 1994-11-30
ISBN-10: 0313291934
ISBN-13: 9780313291937
Language: English
Description: To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel of such profound power that it has affected the lives of readers and left and indelible mark on American culture. This rich collection of historical documents, collateral readings, and commentary captures the essence of the novel's impact, making it an ideal resource for students, teachers, and library media specialists. Drawing on multi-disciplinary sources, the casebook places the issues of race, censorship, stereotyping, and heroism into sharp perspective. Through these documents, the reader also gains a taste for the historical events which influenced the novel as well as the novel's... more...
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Sat, 25 Jan 2020 07:56:12 GMT
Great Tales from English History: The Truth About King Arthur, Lady Godiva, Richard the Lionheart, and More (by Robert Lacey) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/great-tales-from-english-history-the-truth-about-king-arthur-lady-godiva-richard-the-lionheart-and-more
Author(s): Robert Lacey
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Historical, Fiction > General, History > Europe, Social Science > General
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publish date: 2004-06-03
ISBN-10: 031610910X
ISBN-13: 9780316109109
Language: English
Description: With insight, humor and fascinating detail, Lacey brings brilliantly to life the stories that made England--from Ethelred the Unready to Richard the Lionheart, the Venerable Bede to Piers the Ploughman.
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Sat, 25 Jan 2020 05:06:08 GMT
Flames of War: the World War II Miniatures Game (by Peter Simunovich, John-Paul Brisigotti, Phil Yates) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/flames-of-war-the-world-war-ii-miniatures-game
Author(s): Peter Simunovich, John-Paul Brisigotti, Phil Yates
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy, Children's Books > General
Publisher: Battlefront Miniatures Ltd
Publish date: 2006-10
ISBN-10: 0958253692
ISBN-13: 9780958253697
Language: English
Description: Inside this book: ? Clearly laid out and easy to read rules with plenty of diagrams. ? New Hard Cover with stitch binding. ? Introductory guide to the Flames Of War game. ? Rules for tanks, infantry, artillery, aircraft, snipers, reconnaissance, night fighting, fortifications, street fighting, and more. ? Comprehensive movement rules, including diagrams and summeries. ? Shooting rules covering all aspects of WWII combat that are fast to play and easy to understand. ? Rules include Snipers, Flame-throwers, smoke ammuntions, infantry and vehicle weapons. ? Fully revised assault rules. ? Morale and command rules. ? Artillery rules covering everything... more...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2020 21:02:08 GMT
Augustus Caesar (Lancaster Pamphlets in Ancient History) (by David Shotter) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/augustus-caesar-lancaster-pamphlets-in-ancient-history
Author(s): David Shotter
Categories: Fiction > Classics, History > Ancient, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2005-05-19
ISBN-10: 0415319358
ISBN-13: 9780415319355
Language: English
Description: Revised throughout, the second edition of this successful book takes the most recent research in the field into account and reviews the evidence in order to place Augustus firmly in the context of his own times. History sees Augustus Caesar as the first emperor of Rome, whose system of ordered government provided a firm and stable basis for the expansion and prosperity of the Roman Empire. Hailed as 'restorer of the Republic' and regarded by some as a deity in his own lifetime, Augustus was emulated by many of his successors.  Key topics discussed include:  the background to Augustus Caesar's spectacular rise... more...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:46:05 GMT
Superman versus the Ku Klux Klan: The True Story of How the Iconic Superhero Battled the Men of Hate (by Richard Bowers) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/superman-versus-the-ku-klux-klan-the-true-story-of-how-the-iconic-superhero-battled-the-men-of-hate
Author(s): Richard Bowers
Categories: Comics & Graphic Novels > General, Fiction > General, History > United States, Children's Books > History, Children's Books > Travel & Cultures
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publish date: 2012-01-10
ISBN-10: 1426309155
ISBN-13: 9781426309151
Language: English
Description: This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made him a major media force. It is the story Ku Klux Klan's development from a club to a huge money-making machine powered by the powers of fear and hate and of the folklorist who--along with many other activists-- took on the Klan by wielding the power of words. Above all, it tells the story of Superman himself--a modern mythical hero and an embodiment of the cultural... more...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2020 19:22:02 GMT
Writing and the Digital Generation: Essays on New Media Rhetoric (by Heather Urbanski) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/writing-and-the-digital-generation-essays-on-new-media-rhetoric
Author(s): Heather Urbanski
Categories: Fiction > Science Fiction, Language Arts & Disciplines > Library & Information Science, Literary Collections > General, Reference > General, Social Science > Media Studies
Publisher: McFarland
Publish date: 2010-01-18
ISBN-10: 0786437200
ISBN-13: 9780786437207
Language: English
Description: Is it true that, in this era of digitization and mass media, reading and writing are on the decline? In a thought-provoking collection of essays and profiles, 30 contributors explore what may instead be a rise in rhetorical activity, an upsurge due in part to the sudden blurring of the traditional roles of creator and audience in participatory media. This collection explores topics too often overlooked by traditional academic scholarship, though critical to an exploration of rhetoric and popular culture, including fan fiction, reality television, blogging, online role-playing games, and Fantasy Football. Both scholarly and engaging, this text draws... more...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2020 05:42:04 GMT
Stylistics and Shakespeare's Language: Transdisciplinary Approaches (by Jonathan Culpeper) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/stylistics-and-shakespeares-language-transdisciplinary-approaches
Author(s): Jonathan Culpeper
Categories: Fiction > General, Language Arts & Disciplines > Semantics, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Continuum
Publish date: 2011-08-04
ISBN-10: 144117172X
ISBN-13: 9781441171726
Language: English
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Wed, 22 Jan 2020 19:16:01 GMT
Insecticides of Plant Origin (ACS Symposium Series, No. 387) (by J. T. Arnason, B. J. R. Philogène, Peter Morand) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/insecticides-of-plant-origin-acs-symposium-series-no-387
Author(s): J. T. Arnason, B. J. R. Philogène, Peter Morand
Categories: Fiction > General, Literary Collections > General, Science > Chemistry, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General), Science > Biology
Publisher: American Chemical Society
Publish date: 1988-11-15
ISBN-10: 0841215693
ISBN-13: 9780841215696
Language: English
Description: Examines current research into botanical insecticides. Learn more on the isolation, synthesis, structures and biological activity of a wide range of natural plant products. See how insecticidal compounds taken from ordinary garden plants, exotic tropical species and other sources produce the desired effects. Includes highly technical processes such as the application of electrophysiological recordings to investigate the mode of action of antifeedants. Learn more about exploiting natural plant compounds through transgenic strategies. The structures shown can be used as leads for the synthesis of new insecticides that mimic the natural action of... more...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:26:02 GMT
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Creative Writing (by Laurie E. Rozakis) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-complete-idiots-guide-to-creative-writing
Author(s): Laurie E. Rozakis
Categories: Fiction > General, Language Arts & Disciplines > Composition & Creative Writing, Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics
Publisher: Alpha
Publish date: 1997-04-01
ISBN-10: 0028617347
ISBN-13: 9780028617343
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Wed, 22 Jan 2020 01:16:11 GMT
Bolt Action: Armies of the United States (by Warlord Games, Massimo Torriani) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/bolt-action-armies-of-the-united-states
Author(s): Warlord Games, Massimo Torriani
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy, History > Military, Juvenile Nonfiction > General
Publisher: Osprey Publishing
Publish date: 2013-01-22
ISBN-10: 1780960875
ISBN-13: 9781780960876
Language: English
Description: With this latest supplement for Bolt Action, players now have all the information they need to field the varied military forces of the United States of America. Entering the war after the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States immediately went to war on several fronts. In Europe and Africa, the Americans battled against the Germans and Italians, while in the Pacific the soldiers of the Army and Marines faced the forces of Imperial Japan. This book allows players to choose from dozens of different troop types including Sherman tanks, Marine raiders, and paratroopers, and build a US force to fight in any theatre of the war.
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Wed, 22 Jan 2020 01:16:01 GMT
The Harbrace Guide to Writing, Concise Edition (by Cheryl Glenn) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-harbrace-guide-to-writing-concise-edition
Author(s): Cheryl Glenn
Categories: Fiction > General, Foreign Language Study > General, Language Arts & Disciplines > Grammar, Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics, Language Arts & Disciplines > Vocabulary
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publish date: 2008-05-28
ISBN-10: 1413021808
ISBN-13: 9781413021806
Language: English
Description: The first situation-based 3-in-1 writing guide (including a rhetoric, reader, and research manual), Cheryl Glenn's THE HARBRACE GUIDE TO WRITING, CONCISE EDITION infuses the common genres and strategies with a rhetorical awareness in the context of actual local situations. THE HARBRACE GUIDE TO WRITING, CONCISE EDITION translates rhetorical theory into easy-to-follow (and easy-to-teach) techniques that help sharpen students, ability to observe what words, assertions, or opinions might work best with a particular audience in a specific situation.
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Tue, 21 Jan 2020 06:36:05 GMT
God of War (by Christian Cameron) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/god-of-war
Author(s): Christian Cameron
Categories: Fiction > Historical
Publisher: Orion Hardbacks
Publish date: 2012-01-05
ISBN-10: 1409132676
ISBN-13: 9781409132677
Language: English
Description: The story of how Alexander the Great conquered the world - first crushing Greek resistance to Macedonian rule, then destroying the Persian Empire in three monumental battles, before marching into the unknown and final victory in India - is a truly epic tale that has mesmerised countless generations of listeners. He crammed more adventure into his thirty-three years than any other human being before or since, and now for the first time a novelist will tell the tale in a single suitably epic volume. The combination of Alexander's life story and Christian Cameron's unrivalled skills as an historian and storyteller will ensure that this will not only... more...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 23:16:07 GMT
The Hidden School: Return of the Peaceful Warrior (by Dan Millman) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-hidden-school-return-of-the-peaceful-warrior
Author(s): Dan Millman
Categories: Fiction > Religious, Literary Collections > General, Religion > Devotional, Religion > Inspirational
Publisher: North Star Way
Publish date: 2017-06-06
ISBN-10: 150116967X
ISBN-13: 9781501169670
Language: English
Description: The Hidden School reveals a book within a book, a quest within a quest, and a bridge between worlds. In the long-awaited conclusion to the international bestselling Peaceful Warrior saga, Dan Millman takes readers on an epic spiritual quest across the world as he searches for the link between everyday life and transcendent possibility. Continuing his journey from Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Dan moves from Honolulu to the Mojave Desert, and from a bustling Asian city to a secluded forest, until he uncovers the mystery of The Hidden School. While traversing continents, he uncovers lessons of life hidden in plain sight—insights pointing the way... more...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 04:12:07 GMT
Mash: A Novel About Three Army Doctors (by Richard Hooker) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/mash-a-novel-about-three-army-doctors
Author(s): Richard Hooker
Categories: Fiction > Historical, Fiction > War & Military, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publish date: 1997-03-19
ISBN-10: 0688149553
ISBN-13: 9780688149550
Language: English
Description: Before the movie, this is the novel that gave life to Hawkeye Pierce, Trapper John, Hot Lips Houlihan, Frank Burns, Radar O'Reilly, and the rest of the gang that made the 4077th MASH like no other place in Korea or on earth. The doctors who worked in the Mobile Army Surgical Hospitals (MASH) during the Korean War were well trained but, like most soldiers sent to fight a war, too young for the job. In the words of the author, "a few flipped their lids, but most of them just raised hell, in a variety of ways and degrees." For fans of the movie and the series alike, here is the original version of that perfectly corrupt football game, those... more...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2020 02:36:14 GMT
Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos (Cambridge Library Collection - Classics) (by Richard Claverhouse Jebb) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/attic-orators-from-antiphon-to-isaeos-cambridge-library-collection-classics
Author(s): Richard Claverhouse Jebb
Categories: Fiction > Classics, History > Europe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish date: 2010-06-10
ISBN-10: 1108011772
ISBN-13: 9781108011778
Language: English
Description: Sir Richard Claverhouse (R. C.) Jebb (1841-1905) was a prominent classical scholar and politician. Jebb was University Orator at Cambridge before becoming Professor of Greek at Glasgow in 1875, and eventually returning to Cambridge as Regius Professor. His many publications include books on Greek oratory, Homer, and modern Greece as well as editions of ancient Greek drama. The two-volume Attic Orators from Antiphon to Isaeos (1876) was written with two primary objectives: to attend to a significant but often neglected element of Greek literature, Attic prose oratory, and to situate that oratory within its social and political contexts. Jebb... more...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2020 16:06:07 GMT
The Search for Philip K. Dick (by Anne R Dick) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-search-for-philip-k-dick
Author(s): Anne R Dick
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Literary, Biography & Autobiography > Personal Memoirs & Diaries, Fiction > Science Fiction
Publisher: Tachyon Publications
Publish date: 2010-11-05
ISBN-10: 1616960000
ISBN-13: 9781616960001
Language: English
Description: Offering an intimate perspective on the life of an important, prolific author, this revealing biography uncovers the inner workings of a cult figure through his tumultuous relationship with his third wife. Brilliant and charismatic, Philip K. Dick was known as a loyal friend, father, and husband, as well as a talented science fiction writer. His six-year marriage to the woman he described as “the love of his life” and his intellectual equal was full of passion—the meeting of soul mates. But behind the façade of an untroubled life was a man struggling with his demons, unable to trust anyone, and reliant upon his charm to... more...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2020 17:26:07 GMT
Between Friends (by Amos Oz) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/between-friends
Author(s): Amos Oz
Categories: Fiction > Short Stories (single author), Literary Collections > American, Literary Collections > Middle Eastern
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publish date: 2014-07-08
ISBN-10: 0544227743
ISBN-13: 9780544227743
Language: English
Description: Winner, National Jewish Book Award “[A] gorgeous, rueful collection . . . that lays bare the deepest human longings.” — Chicago Tribune In Between Friends, Amos Oz returns to the kibbutz of the late 1950s, the time and place where his writing began. These eight interconnected stories, set in the fictitious Kibbutz Yekhat, draw masterly profiles of idealistic men and women enduring personal hardships in the shadow of one of the greatest collective dreams of the twentieth century. A devoted father who fails to challenge his daughter’s lover, an old friend, a man his own age; an elderly gardener who carries on his... more...
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Thu, 16 Jan 2020 18:42:01 GMT
All The World's Battleships: 1906 to the Present (Conway Classics) (by Ian Sturton, Przemyslaw Budzbon) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/all-the-worlds-battleships-1906-to-the-present-conway-classics
Author(s): Ian Sturton, Przemyslaw Budzbon
Categories: Fiction > War & Military, History > Military, Reference > General, Technology & Engineering > Engineering (General), Technology & Engineering > Military Science
Publisher: Conway Maritime Press
Publish date: 1996
ISBN-10: 0851776914
ISBN-13: 9780851776910
Language: English
Description: All the World's Battleships provides the technical data, gives the design background and outlines the careers of the world's battleships and battlecruisers. The information has been revised and expanded from Conway's renowned 'Fighting Ships' series. Organized by nation, type, and class, each battleship is described in detail and every page is illustrated with plans and historic photographs, many shown across double pages so that the fascinating details can be appreciated. The ship histories include references to important technical and political developments in the various navies of the world.
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Wed, 15 Jan 2020 03:46:05 GMT
How To Prepare Defense-Related Scientific and Technical Reports: Guidance for Government, Academia, and Industry (by Walter W. Rice) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/how-to-prepare-defense-related-scientific-and-technical-reports-guidance-for-government-academia-and-industry
Author(s): Walter W. Rice
Categories: Fiction > General
Publisher: Wiley-Interscience
Publish date: 2007-02-09
ISBN-10: 0471725099
ISBN-13: 9780471725091
Language: English
Description: This book provides thorough and specific guidance on how to prepare defense-related scientific and technical reports, including classified scientific and technical reports. It includes an appendix describing the workings of the Defense Technical Information Center, the central repository for defense-related scientific and technical reports, and an appendix addressing tone and style, including pertinent information from the United States Government Printing Office Style Manual 2000, the official style guide of the U.S. Government and, therefore, the Department of Defense. Every facet of preparing defense-related scientific and technical reports is... more...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2020 01:02:08 GMT
The Uncensored Picture of Dorian Gray (by Oscar Wilde) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-uncensored-picture-of-dorian-gray
Author(s): Oscar Wilde
Categories: Fiction > Classics
Publisher: Belknap Press
Publish date: 2012-08-13
ISBN-10: 0674066316
ISBN-13: 9780674066311
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Wed, 15 Jan 2020 00:36:02 GMT
Jedi vs. Sith: The Essential Guide to the Force (Star Wars) (by Ryder Windham) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/jedi-vs-sith-the-essential-guide-to-the-force-star-wars
Author(s): Ryder Windham
Categories: Fiction > Action & Adventure, Fiction > Media Tie-In, Fiction > Science Fiction, Performing Arts > Film & Video
Publisher: LucasBooks
Publish date: 2007-11-27
ISBN-10: 0345493346
ISBN-13: 9780345493347
Language: English
Description: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO THE ABSOLUTE POWER AT THE HEART OF THE STAR WARS GALAXY The Force, in the immortal words of Obi-Wan Kenobi, “surrounds us, it penetrates us, it binds the galaxy together.” The fortunate few who are able to tap into this extraordinary power have studied and cultivated the full spectrum of its potential–either embracing its virtuous qualities or succumbing to its evil temptations. The Jedi seek to bring peace and enlightenment to the galaxy, while the Sith hunger only for conquest and control. This comprehensive one-of-a-kind overview chronicles the known history of the Force and its wielders down through the ages, from... more...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2020 21:42:13 GMT
Tradition, Translation, Trauma: The Classic and the Modern (Classical Presences) (by Jan Parker, Timothy Mathews) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/tradition-translation-trauma-the-classic-and-the-modern-classical-presences
Author(s): Jan Parker, Timothy Mathews
Categories: Fiction > Classics, Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publish date: 2011-09-05
ISBN-10: 0199554595
ISBN-13: 9780199554591
Language: English
Description: Tradition, Trauma, Translation is concerned with how Classic texts - mainly Greek and Latin but also Arabic and Portuguese - become present in later cultures and how they resonate in the modern. A distinguished international team of contributors and responders examine the topic in different ways. Some discuss singular encounters with the Classic - those of Heaney, Pope, Fellini, Freud, Ibn Qutayba, Cavafy and others - and show how translations engage with the affective impact of texts over time and space. Poet-translator contributors draw on their own experience here. Others offer images of translation: as movement of a text over time, space,... more...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2020 01:26:05 GMT
Dungeons & Dragons Player's Handbook (by James Wyatt, Andy Collins, Rob Heinsoo) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dungeons-and-dragons-players-handbook
Author(s): James Wyatt, Andy Collins, Rob Heinsoo
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Publish date: 2008-06-06
ISBN-10: 0786948671
ISBN-13: 9780786948673
Language: English
Description: The first of three core rulebooks for the 4th Edition Dungeons & Dragons® Roleplaying Game.The Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game has defined the medieval fantasy genre and the tabletop RPG industry for more than 30 years. In the D&D game, players create characters that band together to explore dungeons, slay monsters, and find treasure. The 4th Edition D&D rules offer the best possible play experience by presenting exciting character options, an elegant and robust rules system, and handy storytelling tools for the Dungeon Master.The Player's Handbook presents the official Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game rules as well as everything a player... more...
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Tue, 14 Jan 2020 00:52:11 GMT
Martial Power: A 4th Edition D&D Supplement (D&D Rules Expansion) (by Robert J. Schwalb, Wizards RPG Team, Chris Sims, David Noonan) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/martial-power-a-4th-edition-dandd-supplement-dandd-rules-expansion
Author(s): Robert J. Schwalb, Wizards RPG Team, Chris Sims, David Noonan
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Publish date: 2008-11-18
ISBN-10: 0786949813
ISBN-13: 9780786949816
Language: English
Description: New options for fighters, rangers, rogues, and warlords. This tome focuses on the martial heroes: characters who rely on their combat talents and keen wits for survival. This book provides new archetypal builds for the fighter, ranger, rogue, and warlord classes, including new character powers, feats, paragon paths, and epic destinies. Martial Power is the first of a line of player-friendly supplements offering hundreds of new options for D&D characters.
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Tue, 14 Jan 2020 00:46:02 GMT
The Truth About Writing: An Essential Handbook for Novelists, Playwrights and Screenwriters (by Michael Allen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-truth-about-writing-an-essential-handbook-for-novelists-playwrights-and-screenwriters
Author(s): Michael Allen
Categories: Fiction > General, Language Arts & Disciplines > Rhetoric
Publisher: Kingsfield Publications
Publish date: 2003-05-01
ISBN-10: 1903988055
ISBN-13: 9781903988053
Language: English
Description: Here at last is a book that tells writers how to survive and prosper in the mad worlds of publishing, theatre, television, and film. Michael Allen can draw on over fifty years of experience as a writer and publisher. In this hard-hitting and sometimes controversial book he tells writers the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth – no matter how uncomfortable that may sometimes be. ‘Thoroughly enjoyed the book – made me laugh in parts. Most of it needed saying, and I say much of it frequently!’ Sheila Nugent, editor of Peninsular ‘Loved the book. It’s going to help a lot of writers to think clearly about their craft and what... more...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2020 16:52:05 GMT
Magnificent Century (by Thomas B. Costain) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/magnificent-century
Author(s): Thomas B. Costain
Categories: Fiction > Horror, History > United States
Publisher: Popular Library
Publish date: 1983-01
ISBN-10: 0445085126
ISBN-13: 9780445085121
Language: English
Description: THE MAGNIFICENT CENTURY, the second volume of Costain's A History of the Plantagenets, covers Henry III's long and turbulent reign, from 1216 to 1272. During his lifetime Henry was frequently unpopular, unreliable and inconsistent. Yet his reign saw spectacular advancement in the arts, sciences and theology, as well as in government. Despite all, it was truly a magnificent century. "Combines a love of the subject with factual history. . .a great story." (San Francisco Chronicle) A History of the Plantagenets includes THE CONQUERING FAMILY, THE MAGNIFICENT CENTURY, THE THREE EDWARDS and THE LAST PLANTAGENETS.
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Sun, 12 Jan 2020 18:02:12 GMT
Before You Know Kindness (by Chris Bohjalian) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/before-you-know-kindness
Author(s): Chris Bohjalian
Categories: Fiction > Sagas, Juvenile Nonfiction > General, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Vintage
Publish date: 2005-08-09
ISBN-10: 1400031656
ISBN-13: 9781400031658
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Sat, 11 Jan 2020 21:02:02 GMT
Alexander at the World's End (by Tom Holt) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/alexander-at-the-worlds-end
Author(s): Tom Holt
Categories: Fiction > Action & Adventure, Fiction > Fantasy, Fiction > Historical
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish date: 2000-05-01
ISBN-10: 0349113157
ISBN-13: 9780349113159
Language: English
Description: This is the story of two remarkable men, one of whom conquered empires with apparent ease and one of whom struggled with the day-to-day problems of a small provincial town. The first was Alexander the Great, the second, Euxenus, philosopher and tutor to the young Alexander. It is the story of two men whose paths crossed only briefly, but whose encounter changed both their lives—and the course of history.
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Sat, 11 Jan 2020 02:36:08 GMT
A Companion to Marie de France (Brill's Companions to the Christian Tradition) (by Logan E. Whalen) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/a-companion-to-marie-de-france-brills-companions-to-the-christian-tradition
Author(s): Logan E. Whalen
Categories: Biography & Autobiography > Religious, Fiction > General, History > Europe
Publisher: BRILL
Publish date: 2011-05-10
ISBN-10: 900420217X
ISBN-13: 9789004202177
Language: English
Description: After nearly eight centuries and much research and writing on Marie de France, the only biographical information we know about her, with any degree of certainty, is that she was from France and wrote for the Anglo-Angevin court of Henry II. Yet Marie de France remains today one of the most prominent literary voices of the end of the 12th century and was the first woman of letters to write in French. The chapters in this book are composed by scholars who have specialized in Marie de France studies, in most cases for many years. Offering traditional views alongside new critical perspectives, the authors discuss many different aspects of her poetics.
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Fri, 10 Jan 2020 00:06:09 GMT
Man in the Queue (by Josephine Tey) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/man-in-the-queue
Author(s): Josephine Tey
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective
Publisher: Touchstone
Publish date: 1995-11-29
ISBN-10: 0684815028
ISBN-13: 9780684815022
Language: English
Description: Inspector Alan Grant searches for the identity of a man killed in the line ata theater and for the identity of the killer--whom no one saw.
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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 22:22:09 GMT
66 North (Fire & Ice 2) (by Michael Ridpath) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/66-north-fire-and-ice-2
Author(s): Michael Ridpath
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective
Publisher: Corvus
Publish date: 2011-05-01
ISBN-10: 1848874006
ISBN-13: 9781848874008
Language: English
Description: Iceland 1934: Two boys playing in the lava fields that surround their isolated farmsteads see something they shouldn't have. The consequences will haunt them and their families for generations. Iceland 2009: the credit crunch bites. The currency has been devalued, banks nationalized, savings annihilated, lives ruined. Grassroots revolution is in the air, as is the feeling that someone ought to pay...ought to pay the blood price. And in a country with a population of just 300,000 souls, in a country where everyone knows everybody, it isn't hard to draw up a list of exactly who is responsible. And then, one-by-one, to cross them off. Iceland 2010: As... more...
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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 21:56:02 GMT
The Dead Man: Ring of Knives (by Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin, James Daniels) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-dead-man-ring-of-knives
Author(s): Lee Goldberg, William Rabkin, James Daniels
Categories: Fiction > Horror
Publisher: CreateSpace
Publish date: 2011-03-27
ISBN-10: 1461038227
ISBN-13: 9781461038221
Language: English
Description: The second adventure in THE DEAD MAN series that readers and book critics alike are already hailing as "an epic tale" that compares to the best of Stephen King and Dean Koontz....   Matthew Cahill is an ordinary man leading a simple life until a shocking accident changes everything. Now he can see a nightmarish netherworld that nobody else does. Now for him each day is a journey into a dark world he knows nothing about, a quest for the answers to who he is and what he has become...and a fight to save us, and his soul, from the clutches of pure evil. RING OF KNIVES Matt believes a madman may hold the secret to defeating Mr. Dark, the horrific... more...
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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 21:52:05 GMT
Lake Charles (by Ed Lynskey) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/lake-charles
Author(s): Ed Lynskey
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publish date: 2011-06-28
ISBN-10: 1434430464
ISBN-13: 9781434430465
Language: English
Description: Ed Lynskey, one of the most acclaimed modern crime noir authors, returns to the Smoky Mountains with a new hardboiled tale of murder, passion, and intense action.
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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 21:46:05 GMT
The Dungeon Alphabet (by Michael Curtis) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-dungeon-alphabet
Author(s): Michael Curtis
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy
Publisher: Goodman Games
Publish date: 2009-12-16
ISBN-10: 0984112766
ISBN-13: 9780984112760
Language: English
Description: Designing dungeons is as easy as A, B, C! The Dungeon Alphabet compiles twenty-six classic dungeon design elements in one place to assist the game master in creating subterranean challenges. A is for Altar, B is for Books, and C is for Caves: the Dungeon Alphabet has advice, hints, and randomized tables that bring new life to your adventures. Suitable for any rules system, the entries are accompanied by outstanding art from classic fantasy illustrators, with a foreword by noted game designer Zeb Cook.
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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 21:22:05 GMT
Bloodmoney: A Novel of Espionage (by David Ignatius) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/bloodmoney-a-novel-of-espionage
Author(s): David Ignatius
Categories: Fiction > Espionage/Intrigue
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publish date: 2011-06-06
ISBN-10: 0393078116
ISBN-13: 9780393078114
Language: English
Description: From the author of the best-selling Body of Lies and The Increment: in a tragedy of revenge, the CIA falls victim to its own daring operation in the Middle East. Someone in Pakistan is killing the members of a new CIA intelligence unit that is trying to buy peace with America's enemies. It falls to Sophie Marx, a young CIA officer with a big chip on her shoulder, to figure out who's doing the killing and why. Her starting point is Alphabet Capital, the London hedge fund that has been providing cover for this secret operation, but the investigation soon widens to include the capitals of the Middle East and the cruel hills of South... more...
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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 21:12:11 GMT
Dungeons & Dragons Player's Strategy Guide: A 4th Edition D&D Supplement (by James Wyatt, Andy Collins, Eytan Bernstein) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dungeons-and-dragons-players-strategy-guide-a-4th-edition-dandd-supplement
Author(s): James Wyatt, Andy Collins, Eytan Bernstein
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Publish date: 2010-05-18
ISBN-10: 0786954884
ISBN-13: 9780786954889
Language: English
Description: One hundred and sixty pages of Dungeons & Dragons® hotness.The D&D® Player’s Strategy Guide is aimed at D&D players who crave the envy of their gamer peers. If you want a character that’s jaw-droppingly cool, this book is for you. It provides tips and tricks for optimizing your D&D characters—to make them more awesome and fun to play at the game table. In addition to character optimization tips and player advice, this book includes entertaining sidebar essays written by celebrity gamers and a distinctive comic art style unlike other books in the D&D game line.
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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 21:12:02 GMT
Dungeon Master's Guide 2 (4th Edition D&D) (by Mike Mearls, Robin D. Laws, Greg Gorden) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/dungeon-masters-guide-2-4th-edition-dandd
Author(s): Mike Mearls, Robin D. Laws, Greg Gorden
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy, Games > Reference, Games > Video & Electronic, Reference > General
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Publish date: 2009-09-15
ISBN-10: 078695244X
ISBN-13: 9780786952441
Language: English
Description: A source of inspiration for Dungeon Masters of any levelThis core rulebook for the Dungeons & Dragons® Roleplaying Game features advice and rules for Dungeon Masters of all levels of experience, with a particular focus on running adventures and campaigns in the paragon tier (levels 11—20). It includes advanced encounter-building tools (including traps and skill challenges), storytelling tips to bring your game to life, new monster frameworks to help you craft the perfect villain, example campaign arcs, a comprehensive look at skill challenges, and a detailed “home base” for paragon-tier adventurers–the interplanar city of Sigil.
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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 21:02:08 GMT
The Camel Club (by David Baldacci) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-camel-club
Author(s): David Baldacci
Categories: Fiction > Espionage/Intrigue, Fiction > Suspense
Publisher: Vision
Publish date: 2006-09-01
ISBN-10: 0446615625
ISBN-13: 9780446615624
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Wed, 08 Jan 2020 11:02:12 GMT
Tolkien the Medievalist (Routledge Research in Medieval Religion and Culture) (by Jane Chance) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/tolkien-the-medievalist-routledge-research-in-medieval-religion-and-culture
Author(s): Jane Chance
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy, History > General, Literary Collections > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Literary Criticism > Medieval
Publisher: Routledge
Publish date: 2003-01-07
ISBN-10: 0415289440
ISBN-13: 9780415289443
Language: English
Description: Interdisciplinary in approach, Tolkien the Medievalist provides a fresh perspective on J. R. R. Tolkien's Medievalism. In fifteen essays, eminent scholars and new voices explore how Professor Tolkien responded to a modern age of crisis - historical, academic and personal - by adapting his scholarship on medieval literature to his own personal voice. The four sections reveal the author influenced by his profession, religious faith and important issues of the time; by his relationships with other medievalists; by the medieval sources that he read and taught, and by his own medieval mythologizing.
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Tue, 07 Jan 2020 19:16:10 GMT
Choke Hold (Hard Case Crime) (by Christa Faust) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/choke-hold-hard-case-crime
Author(s): Christa Faust
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective
Publisher: Hard Case Crime
Publish date: 2011-10-04
ISBN-10: 0857682857
ISBN-13: 9780857682857
Language: English
Description: INSIDE THE WORLD OF MIXED MARTIAL ARTS - AND MURDER...  Angel Dare went into Witness Protection to escape her past -- not as a porn star, but as a killer who took down the sex slavery ring that destroyed her life. But sometimes the past just won't stay buried.  When a former co-staris gunned down, it's up to Angel to get his son, a hotheaded MMA fighter, safely through the unforgiving Arizona desert, shady Mexican bordertowns, and the seductive neon mirage of Las Vegas... 
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Tue, 07 Jan 2020 14:06:05 GMT
Tales of Uncle Trapspringer (Adventures in Krynn) (by Dixie Lee McKeone) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/tales-of-uncle-trapspringer-adventures-in-krynn
Author(s): Dixie Lee McKeone
Categories: Fiction > Fantasy, Fiction > Science Fiction, Games > Reference, Reference > General
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast
Publish date: 1997-11-01
ISBN-10: 0786907754
ISBN-13: 9780786907755
Language: English
Description: The most famous and legendary kender of them all finally takes (or borrows) center stage!When Wanderlust overcomes young Trapspringer Fargo, his insatiable drive for adventure propels him along a route that only a kender could map. With curiosity as his only guide, he sets out across Ansalon and unknowingly crosses paths with a pair of corrupt gully dwarves and a misplaced evil fiend (Oops!). The result is not only the inevitable madness and mayhem, but also a chance for the diminutive Trapspringer to save all of Krynn from a catastrophie of Takhisian proportions.
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Tue, 07 Jan 2020 12:32:02 GMT
Billion Year Spree: History of Science Fiction (by Brian W. Aldiss) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/billion-year-spree-history-of-science-fiction
Author(s): Brian W. Aldiss
Categories: Fiction > Science Fiction, Literary Criticism > General
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Publish date: 1973-12
ISBN-10: 0297765558
ISBN-13: 9780297765554
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Tue, 07 Jan 2020 11:46:02 GMT
Hide from Evil (by Jami Alden) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/hide-from-evil
Author(s): Jami Alden
Categories: Fiction > Romance, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Forever
Publish date: 2011-11-01
ISBN-10: 0446572799
ISBN-13: 9780446572798
Language: English
Description: Like a chess master, he carefully weighs his next move . . . advancing slowly until he is sure he can capture his helpless pawn. For in his mind, there's no way to . . . HIDE FROM EVIL Sean Flynn should feel lucky he's alive. But a betrayal by a close friend-and two years on death row-has left him feeling only numb. When his conviction was overturned, Sean retreated to a quiet woodland cabin, far away from prying eyes. There, he believed, the past couldn't come back to haunt him . . . until she showed up. Overcome with guilt, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Krista Slater can't forgive herself for convicting an innocent man. But when another brutal... more...
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Tue, 07 Jan 2020 00:46:10 GMT
The Iliad (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) (by Homer) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-iliad-penguin-classics-deluxe-edition
Author(s): Homer
Categories: Fiction > Classics, Literary Collections > General
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publish date: 1998-11-01
ISBN-10: 0140275363
ISBN-13: 9780140275360
Language: English
Description: No description available
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Tue, 07 Jan 2020 00:26:02 GMT
The Sleepwalkers (by J. Gabriel Gates) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-sleepwalkers
Author(s): J. Gabriel Gates
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective, Juvenile Fiction > Horror & Ghost Stories, Juvenile Fiction > Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories, Juvenile Fiction > Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Publisher: HCI Teens
Publish date: 2011-10-03
ISBN-10: 0757315887
ISBN-13: 9780757315886
Language: English
Description: A chilling and masterfully crafted teen horror novel guaranteed to keep the pages turning, the mind reeling, and the lamp on any reader's bedside table on long after midnight. Privileged and popular Caleb Mason is celebrating his high school graduation when he receives a mysterious, disturbing letter from his long-lost childhood playmate, Christine. Caleb and his jokester friend Bean decide to travel to his tiny hometown of Hudsonville, Florida, to find her. Upon arrival, they discover the town has taken a horrifying turn for the worse. Caleb's childhood home is abandoned and his father has disappeared. Children are going missing. The old insane... more...
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Mon, 06 Jan 2020 23:52:12 GMT
The Prisoner (by Carlos J. Cortes) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-prisoner
Author(s): Carlos J. Cortes
Categories: Fiction > Science Fiction
Publisher: Spectra
Publish date: 2009-10-27
ISBN-10: 0553591630
ISBN-13: 9780553591637
Language: English
Description: 2049. Earth's prisons are shut down and all inmates placed in massive hibernation tanks. In the ten years since then, no one has broken out…until now. When prisoners check into Washington D.C.'s maximum security "sugar cube," they don't check out. Here lie suspended not just the planet's most dangerous criminals, but also half a million so-called "center inmates"—troublesome activists whose only offense is to challenge those in power. Laurel Cole was one of those inmates—and now she's on the run. After pulling off a meticulously executed escape plan, she and her team must elude the police by descending into the tunnels that run like poisoned... more...
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Mon, 06 Jan 2020 23:52:07 GMT
The President's Assassin (by Brian Haig) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/the-presidents-assassin
Author(s): Brian Haig
Categories: Fiction > Mystery & Detective, Fiction > Political, Fiction > Suspense, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publish date: 2005-02-23
ISBN-10: 0446576670
ISBN-13: 9780446576673
Language: English
Description: With just three days to prevent the assassination of the President, Army lawyer Sean Drummond races the clock in the high-stakes countdown of his career. Army lawyer Sean Drummond*s new posting is to the Office of Special Projects, a CIA cell that handles the most dangerous threats. When the White House Chief of Staff is found brutally murdered, there*s a note beside him promising more victims--including the President. Sean leaps into action, teaming up with a beautiful colleague to try to stop the assassin. As the killer stalks the campaign trail, apparently driven by a $500 million bounty on the President*s head, all arrows point... more...
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Mon, 06 Jan 2020 23:46:02 GMT
Rescue Me: A Novel (by Christy Reece) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/rescue-me-a-novel
Author(s): Christy Reece
Categories: Fiction > Romance, Literary Collections > American
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Publish date: 2009-04-28
ISBN-10: 0345505425
ISBN-13: 9780345505422
Language: English
Description: A covert operative of Last Chance Rescue (LCR) Enterprises, Eden St. Claire has made secrets her life’s work. Seven years ago, an evening of emotional vulnerability and pure pleasure almost destroyed her. Now Eden wears her beauty like a mask, concealing any hint of vulnerability or the demons of her past.A daring rescue of an innocent girl on a Greek island leads Eden to a new partner. Jordan Montgomery has been looking for Eden–though he knows her by another name, from another time. But his search for her is overshadowed by a case that’s gone international. A powerful, ruthless, organized network is stealing women and children around the... more...
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Mon, 06 Jan 2020 23:36:02 GMT
Death's Head: Day of the Damned (by David Gunn) https://www.books-share.com/ebook/deaths-head-day-of-the-damned-1
Author(s): David Gunn
Categories: Fiction > Science Fiction
Publisher: Del Rey
Publish date: 2009-07-21
ISBN-10: 0345500024
ISBN-13: 9780345500021
Language: English
Description: Fueled with high-octane testosterone and noteworthy for a kill rate more customary in computer games than in works of literature, David Gunn’s novels take no prisoners and make no apologies. Like war itself, they are raw and violent, horrifying yet mysteriously moving. These qualities also characterize Gunn’s hero and narrator, Lt. Sven Tveskoeg, a killing machine whose DNA marks him as less–or perhaps more–than human. Whatever he is, he is always as enthralling as he is lethal. Sven has survived everything a hostile universe can throw at him. But he’d be the first to admit that it isn’t smarts that have kept him alive for so long. And... more...
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Mon, 06 Jan 2020 23:32:12 GMT