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Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Bob Noble
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: iUniverse

What is a Southerner living in the Mid-west to do when he finally gets a belly full of winter? This one decided to escape back to his "comfort zone." This story of a man and his dog will amuse you, entertain you and enlighten you. From his perspective on fishing
Ascent of the A-Word
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Geoffrey Nunberg
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-14 - Publisher: Hachette UK

It first surfaced in the gripes of GIs during World War II and was captured early on by the typewriter of a young Norman Mailer. Within a generation it had become a basic notion of our everyday moral life, replacing older reproaches like lout and heel with a single inclusive
Ascent of Everest
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: John Hunt
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-05-23 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'This is the story of how, on 29 May, 1953, two men, both endowed with outstanding stamina and skill, reached the top of Everest and came back unscathed to rejoin their comrades. 'Yet this will not be the whole story, for the ascent of Everest was not the work of
Biology of Floral Scent
Language: en
Pages: 360
Authors: Natalia Dudareva, Eran Pichersky
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-03-27 - Publisher: CRC Press

As with nearly all living creatures, humans have always been attracted and intrigued by floral scents. Yet, while we have been manufacturing perfumes for at least 5000 years to serve a myriad of religious, sexual, and medicinal purposes, until very recently, the limitation of our olfactory faculty has greatly hindered
The Passage of Power
Language: en
Pages: 736
Authors: Robert A. Caro
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-05-01 - Publisher: Vintage

WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD, THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE, THE MARK LYNTON HISTORY PRIZE, THE AMERICAN HISTORY BOOK PRIZE Book Four of Robert A. Caro’s monumental The Years of Lyndon Johnson displays all the narrative energy and illuminating insight that led the Times of London