Celluloid Cowboy

Scott C. Rogers - 2008
    You live in a shitty flat in Detroit with a cupboard of stale coffee, a few bottles of light beer in the fridge, and a shoe box of pot that has probably been cut with cat shit. And until this week you have been slouching your way through life and pissing on anything meaningful. But that's all about to change. You are now given a final chance to make something out of this life, if only you can survive this one week.

The Great English-Polish Dictionary (2 million words): interactive - replaces the standard Kindle e-reader dictionary

Dariusz Jemielniak - 2014
    Marcin Milkowski, Ph.D. and Prof. Dariusz Jemielniak, Ph.D. It is the largest English-Polish dictionary ever published. It contains over 1.8 million words, covering hundreds of thousands of meanings in over two hundred thousand definitions, includign abbreviations, synonyms, antonyms, et al. Its range is over 20% wider than in the case of any dictionary published before.It is also the first English-Polish dictionary developed in the 21st century, basing on actual English language usage and frequencies (based on corpora of American, British, and Canadian English), covering not only general vocabulary, but also terminology and idioms typical for business, finance, law, medicine, the sciences and technology, including over 150 disciplines! It is the first English-Polish dictionary including words such as QWERTY, screenager, smartphone, tablet or boccia, with their proper pronunciation. The dictionary can replace the standard Kindle e-reader dictionary, to allow one-click lookups (please, note that this functionality is typical for all Kindle e-readers, but not necessarily a tablet).

Spoken English in Dialogues: 833 common English sentences used by native speakers in everyday life situations

Julia Deniskina - 2016
    The book presents a lot of valuable phrases and sentences you will never think of unless you come across them. It contains plenty of common sentences used by native English speakers in everyday life. The book covers topics such as meeting new people and making small talk, dating and visiting friends, emergency situations and doctor’s appointments, car and flat rental, staying in hotels and traveling by air, shopping and bargaining.

Havana Tips and Tricks: Interesting Facts and Tips On Havana And Cuba (With Trinidad Bonus Section)

Mario Rizzi - 2014
    The information presented in this guide was taken from the book Real Havana: Explore Cuba Like A Local And Save Money. This book is available at most online book retailers. It offers a complete description of all the information presented below.In this mini-guide you will learn about:● Dozens of facts and tips on Cuban Culture and daily life.● Money saving tips on Cuban cuisine and dining.● Common restaurant scams in Havana.● Facts about buying alcohol, cigars and shopping in general.● Important tips on using taxis, public transportation and rental cars.● Info on biking in Havana● Booking a cheap apartment in Havana (casa particular)Plus, this updated 2016 edition includes a special Trinidad City Guide. Trinidad is one of the most beautiful towns in Cuba and one of the most popular excursion destinations for travelers. Learn how to explore this wonderful UNESCO World Heritage site for yourself, on your next trip to Cuba.BONUS: As a bonus, this mini-guide also includes the Top Ten Cuba Tip List! It’s packed with the most important information that any traveler must know about Cuba and Havana, in order to maximize their fun, save money and avoid any hassles.The Real Havana guide has all that information and much more. It has been described by industry professionals as being the #1 travel guide for information about Cuban culture. That’s why it is a bestseller and has been a trusted resource to over 200 000 travelers since 2010.About Full Compass GuidesFull Compass Guides are aimed at travelers who want to understand local customs and culture so that they can experience destinations like a local. Unlike regular tourist guides, Full Compass guides are not a list of attractions popular with tourists, and boring restaurant and hotel reviews that are obsolete the moment they are published. With our guides, you get succinct, useful information about the culture, people and geography of your destination so you have the tools and the confidence to explore on your own, experience everything that your destination has to offer, and save money.Our guides are written by experienced travelers who have intimate knowledge of both the location and the culture of the destination. They give you the exact information you need in order to make the most of your travel time. With a Full Compass guide, you will be a knowledgeable explorer, rather than just another flash-happy tourist.

Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde: In Aid of the Royal Theatrical Fund

Oscar WildeGeoffrey Palmer - 2010
    Additional narrators include Geoffrey Palmer O.B.E., Sir Donald Sinden, and Elaine Stritch. Music: 'Reverie De Sebastian' by Steve Davies.


Pran Kumar Sharma - 2015
    Thus CHACHA CHAUDHARY was born in 1971.Tall and robust SABU, who is an inhabitant of planet Jupiter, gave Chaudhary an ideal company. A combination of wisdom and strength was formed to tackle any difficult task. It is said that " Chacha Chaudhary's brain works faster than a computer". Though both fight the criminals and tricksters, each episode ends with a touch of humour. The duo perform in lighter vein. The CHAUDHARY family consists of his wife Bini, a fat sharp tongue woman, Sabu, Rocket - the dog and Dag- Dag, an old truck who is half human- half machine. Chacha Chaudhary is the most popular Indian comics. More than 10 million readers enjoy this series regularly in newspapers and comic books in ten languages. A T.V. serial based on the comics has crossed 500 episodes and still continue to be telecast on premier channel "Sahara ONE".

Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills: Including the Badlands

Laural A. Bidwell - 2010
    Bidwell offers her firsthand experience and advice on Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills — including the Southern Hills, the Badlands, and Keystone. Bidwell provides unique travel strategies such as Best Hiking Trails, Viewing Wildlife, and Fossil Collecting in the Parks, Grasslands, and National Forest. Expert tips include the best sights for dining, shopping, accommodations, and camping, providing travelers with the tools they need for a more personal and memorable visit to Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills.

This Delicious Life

Lekshmi Gopinathan - 2021
    A story that makes you hungry and feeds your soul. From Jaffna Crab Curry to Mor Kuzhambu, Spinach Casseroles and Tiramisu, nestled in the tiny fishing village of Iraalpatinam, comes a delicious and heartwarming tale of food, life and love. Meet the valiant lady sarpanch, the food blogger in search of peace, the able District Collector, a nomadic football coach and the beautiful fisher folks of this quaint village all bound together by their love for food. A yummy story of friendship, love and spices.

Mirza Ghalib: Selected Lyrics and Letters

Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib - 2005
    Each of the 104 ghazals, 7 miscellaneous nazms, and 68 selected letters are presented in the original Urdu text, with a parallel translation in simple, lucid English, and a transliteration in Roman script for readers who are not familiar with Urdu in Persian script. A critical introduction to Ghalib's work, chronology of important events in his life, and bibliography are also provided.

Living in and Visiting Costa Rica: 100 Tips, Tricks, Traps, and Facts

Greg Seymour - 2015
    Real world examples of what to expect at: the bank, the grocery store, the restaurant, the restroom, when driving, and more. The book is written in a lighthearted, humorous way and answers questions such as: – What are 3 things you can do as a customer at a bank in the U.S. that you will get your hand slapped for in Costa Rica? – What app would a wise person visiting Costa Rica put on their cell phone for use in the restroom? – What is considered rude in a U.S. restaurant but is a necessity to ensure you get to enjoy a hot entrée in Costa Rica? These observations and over 100 more (yes, there are some extras thrown in) are covered to help you get the most out of your visit or move to Costa Rica. No one famous ever said: “I look forward to a day when books are not judged by the number of characters in their content, but the content of those characters.” But they should have. Living in and Vistiting Costa Rica is comprised of just over 31,000 words that will positively impact your research of Costa Rica, whether you are a tourist or a potential expat.

Nigerian Novels: Half of a Yellow Sun, the Other Side of Truth, a Man of the People, Arrow of God, Beasts of No Nation, No Longer at Ease

Books LLC - 2010
    Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Half of a Yellow Sun. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Half of a Yellow Sun is a novel that was written by Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. It was first published in 2006 by Knopf/Anchor and tells the story of two sisters Olanna and Kainene during the Biafran War. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's novel Half of a Yellow Sun takes place in Nigeria during the Nigerian-Biafran War in 1967-1970. The effect of the war is shown through the dynamic relationships of five peoples lives ranging from high ranking political figures, a professor, a British citizen, and a houseboy. After the British left Nigeria and stopped ruling, conflicts arose over what government would rule over the land. The land split and the Nigeria-Biafra war started. The lives of the main characters drastically changed and were torn apart by the war and decisions in their personal life. The book jumps between events that took place during the early 1960s and the late 1960s, when the war was on. In the early 1960s, the main characters are introduced: Ugwu, a 13 year old village boy who moves in with Odenigbo, to work as his houseboy. Odenigbo frequently entertains intellectuals to discuss the political turmoil in Nigeria. Life changes for Ugwu when Odenigbos girlfriend, Olanna, moves in with them. Ugwu forms a strong bond with both of them, and is extremely loyal. Olanna has a twin sister, Kainene, who is a woman with a dry sense of humour, tired by the pompous company she is forced to keep. Her lover Richard is an Englishman come to Nigeria to study the art. Jumping four years ahead, trouble is brewing between the Hausa and the Igbo people and hundreds of people die in the massacres, including Olanna's beloved auntie and uncle. A new republic is crea...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1859812

IELTS Band 9 Grammar Secrets

Cambridge IELTS Consultants - 2014
     We show you how to develop your grammar and vocabulary into more formal, precise and advanced English. We will explain how to organise your sentences, your paragraphs and your entire essay in a way that will impress English-speaking college tutors and examiners. Above all, we give you the methods to quickly change your writing from normal, day-to-day English into Band 9 Academic English. Packed with examples, models and guidelines to follow, these methods have been used with great success by our students for IELTS and University preparation. Start getting the results you need - and write the Academic way. ABOUT THE AUTHORS: Cambridge IELTS Consultants are a team of IELTS trainers and past examiners based in Cambridge, United Kingdom. They have many years experience of preparing students for IELTS at University level, assessing the speaking tests and developing course books to guide candidates through the Cambridge IELTS process. They really are the experts!

Talk English: How To Learn From The Success To Speak English Like A Native, A Step-By-Step Guide To Learn Spoken English

Ken Xiao - 2015
    Follow The Effortless Step-By-Step Instructions In The Book To Completely Get Rid Of Your Accent and speak English like a native! How to speak English fluently? Learn from the success to perfect your English pronunciation, your tone, your flow, your expression, and everything you need to speak English naturally just like a native speaker would to make you speak English like a native speaker. So that instead of saying "how learn English" --> you would naturally say "how to learn English." What Level Of English Fluency Will You Achieve: Short Answer: Native. How to speak English like a native? Effortlessly Follow The Step-By-Step Instructions In The Book To Achieve The Highest Level Of Fluency, Making You Speak English Like A Native Speaker. The Author Is A Successful English Learner: This Book Is Written By An English Learner Who Successfully Learned To Speak English Like A Native Speaker. While Knowing Only Little English, The Author Started To Learn English Fluency At The Age Of 20 And Successfully Turned His Broken English Into Fluent English In Just 6 Months. "English spoken" It's actually "Spoken English." In The Continuing Effortless Practices, He Then Perfected His Fluency, Making Him Speak English Like A Native. "How speak English?" Well, it's "How to speak English?" You'll naturally speak it in the right way after following the step-by-step instructions in the book. Likewise, "English grammer," "Grammar English." it's actually "English grammar." Use For English And Any Other Language: The Author Founded The Myfluentenglish Formula Which He Used To Perfect His Speaking In English. Using The Same Formula, The Author Also Perfected His Speaking In Two Other Languages. This Formula Is Designed To Make You Speak English Like A Native. The Formula Is Also Designed To Make You Speak Any Other Language Like A Native. Just Follow The Step-By-Step Instructions In The Book. The best way to speak English. It's OK to type "The best way to speak Englosh." One out of 100 people would type Englosh instead of English. Learn English tenses, English verbs, grammar, vocabulary, fluency and everything you need to speak English like a native naturally by following the instructions in Talk English! What Comes With It: Talk English - How To Learn From The Success To Speak English Like A Native, A Step-By-Step Guide To Learn Spoken English + Bonus 1: Let's Get Started - 3 Strategies To Start Speaking English Immediately + Bonus 2: Let's Talk - How To Start A Conversation In English + Bonus 3: Vocabulary Built Solid - 6 Ways To Build A Rock Solid Vocabulary + Bonus 4: Free Lifetime Access To Native Study Materials. What readers are saying: THIS is the book every English learner NEEDS to read. Crystal F. Canada After 2 weeks, the change is significant. Most importantly I think like a native speaker starting building a little bit in my subconsciousness. Dexuan L. China How I can speak English so fast without accent? With your tips I can do it. I will recommend to my friends with broken English because I think your book is very helpful for me and other people like me to learn speak fluent English. Thank you so much! Farah A. Iran The book provides the readers a workable way on how to get to speak fluent English. It's simple, straightforward, and most important of all, its focused and not too way long to cost the readers too much time. Joanne L.

Spanish: 201 Easy Spanish Phrases: Increase Your Vocabulary With New Spanish Phrases & Words Explained. Includes Access to a Spanish Audio Book

J.G. Jimenez - 2015
    These are phrases that you hear almost every day in Spanish speaking countries, on TV, in movies, and when talking with friends in Spanish. Included in this book is FREE Access to Downloadable Mp3's of this book. Spanish Audio book is available by clicking link in book. This book is very basic Spanish. It is for beginning Spanish learners or students that want to review basic Spanish phrases. Some Topics Covered in this book are: Greetings Music What are you doing? Phrases about the Present (right now) Phrases about the Past Hotels Restaurants And Many More! Are you ready to learn some Spanish phrases you can use right away? GREAT! Download the book now and start learning Spanish.

The United States of Australia: An Aussie Bloke Explains Australia to Americans

Cameron Jamieson - 2014
    Written for Americans, but equally amusing to anyone visiting the shores of the Great Southern Land, this book examines the relationship between Australia and the U.S., including how Australians view their American cousins. The author has plenty of experience of working and dealing with Americans. He is married to an American nurse and has lived his life within the massive cultural influence that America has shared with Australia since the Second World War. The author’s stories are brimming with empathy and jokes for his American audience. The book is written from the opinion of an Aussie Bloke and the easy-to-digest chapters are just long enough to leave the reader smiling and well informed.Topics include Blokes and Sheilas, Bloody Foster’s, Dangerous Creatures, Talking to Dogs, The GAFA, Speaking Strail-yun and Working for the Queen. Confused? You won’t be after reading this book!