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All Our Waves Are Water by Jaimal Yogis (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.2MB Overview: In this meditative memoir—a compelling fusion of Barbarian Days and the journals of Thomas Merton—the author of Saltwater Buddha reflects on his "failing toward enlightenment," his continued search to find meaning and a greater understanding of the Divine in the world's oceans as well as everyday life. For Jaimal Yogis, the path to enlightenment is surfing. Between water and air, between control and surrender, between the tangible and intangible realities of...

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When a Crocodile Eats the Sun by Peter Godwin (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB or AZW3 Reader, 1.4MB Overview: After his father's heart attack in 1984, Peter Godwin began a series of pilgrimages back to Zimbabwe, the land of his birth, from Manhattan, where he now lives. On these frequent visits to check on his elderly parents, he bore witness to Zimbabwe's dramatic spiral downwards into the jaws of violent chaos, presided over by an increasingly enraged dictator. And yet long after their comfortable lifestyle had been shattered and millions were fleeing, his...

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My Life As A Pornstar by Puma Swede (.ePUB)

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Requirements: Epub reader, 3.49 Mb Overview: The crazy ass Swedish porn star strips down about naughty celebrity sex, the best kept industry secrets and how to take control of a pilot’s joystick. “My Life As A pornstar” chronicles Puma’s life from her horse-obsessed childhood in Sweden to her rise as one of the best known porn stars in the world. The book details Puma’s many crazy experiences which include Hollywood parties, wobbly helicopter sex (as seen on TMZ), drug...

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Deacon of Death by Fred Rosen (.PDF)

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Requirements: PDF Reader, 10.7 MB Overview: Baptist deacon, family man, pillar of his Florida community . . . and serial killer of prostitutes: chilling true crime from the author of Lobster Boy. By day, Sam Smithers was the deacon of his Baptist church in Plant City, Florida, a respected neighbor to many, and a devoted husband and father. But after the sun set, he became something else: a violent attacker—and killer—of prostitutes. Smithers’s twisted double life came to light when a local woman...

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L.A. '56: A Devil in the City of Angels by Joel Engel(.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 1 MB Overview: Los Angeles, 1956. Glamorous. Prosperous. The place to see and be seen. But beneath the shiny exterior beats a dark heart. For when the sun goes down, L.A. becomes the noir city of James Ellroy's L.A. Confidential or Walter Mosley's Easy Rawlins novels. Segregation is the unwritten law of the land. The growing black population is expected to keep to South Central. The white cops are encouraged to deal out harsh street justice. In L.A....

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Georges Bataille (Critical Lives)

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Author: Stuart Kendall  |  Isbn: 9781861893277  |  File size: 867.46KB  |  Year: 2007  |  Pages: 192  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography Georges Bataille was arguably the greatest influence on the poststructuralist revolution in twentieth-century thought and literature, yet few truly understand his work and legacy. Stuart Kendall now translates the work and life of this renowned French writer,...

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Galizien: Eine Reise Durch Die Verschwundene Welt Ostgaliziens Und Der Bukowina

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Author: Martin Pollack  |  Isbn: 9783458344476  |  File size: 2.1 MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 236  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography Wer kennt heute noch Galizien? Wer weiß noch, wo es liegt - oder besser, wo es lag? Denn Galizien gibt es nicht mehr. Es ist von der Landkarte verschwunden. Sein westlicher Teil gehört heute zu Polen, sein östlicher zur Ukraine. Joseph Roth, der vielleicht beste Kenner...

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Sammy Davis Jr.: A Personal Journey by Tracey Davis (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 18.2MB Overview: Nicknamed Mr. Show Business, Sammy Davis Jr. was a consummate performer who sang, danced, and acted on film, television, radio, and the stage for over six decades. In this uniquely intimate volume, the entertainment legend's story comes to life through rare family photos and a compelling narrative based on conversations between Sammy Davis Jr. and his daughter, Tracey Davis. The story of a future superstar unfolds beginning with his bittersweet childhood days,...

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How to Make a French.. by Samantha Vérant (Verant) (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: .ePUB/.MOBI Reader, | 1.9Mb | Version: Retail Overview: Say bonjour to a whole new way of life! Take one French widower, his two young children, and drop a former city girl from Chicago into a small town in southwestern France. Shake vigorously... and voilá: a blended Franco-American family whose lives will all drastically change. Floating on a cloud of newlywed bliss, Samantha couldn't wait to move to France to begin her life with her new husband, Jean-Luc, and his kids. But almost from...

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The Undiscovered Paul Robeson , An Artist's Journey, 1898-1939

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Author: Paul Robeson  |  Isbn: 9780471242659  |  File size: 9.10MB  |  Year: 2001  |  Pages: 400  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography The long-awaited, untold, inside story of the rise of the legendary actor, singer, scholar, and activist. The first volume of this major biography breaks new ground. The greatest scholar-athlete-performing artist in U.S. history, Paul Robeson was one of the most compelling...

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Fanny Burney: A Biography by Claire Harman (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, MOBI Reader, AZW Reader, 2.26 MB Overview: Claire Harman's full-scale biography of Fanny Burney, the first literary woman novelist and a true child of eighteenth-century England and the Enlightenment, is rich with insights and pleasures as it brings us into the extraordinary life (1752-1840) of the woman Virginia Woolf called ìthe mother of English fiction. We are present at Mrs. Thrale's dinner party when the twenty-six-year-old Fanny has the incomparable thrill of hearing...

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Stuka Pilot by Hans-Ulrich Rudel (.ePUB)(.MOBI)(.AZW)

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Requirements: ePUB, MOBI, AZW Reader l 1.2 MB Overview: Hans Ulrich Rudel was a Stuka dive-bomber pilot during World War 2. The most highly decorated German serviceman of the war, Rudel was one of only 27 military men to be awarded the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords and Diamonds. Rudel flew 2,530 combat missions claiming a total of 2,000 targets destroyed, including 800 vehicles, 519 tanks, 150 artillery pieces, a destroyer, two cruisers, one battleship, 70 landing craft, 4...

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Europe on 5 Wrong Turns a Day by Doug Mack (.MOBI)

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Requirements: MOBI Reader, 540 KB Overview: When Doug Mack picked up a 1963 edition of Europe on Five Dollars a Day, he stumbled on an inspired idea: to boldly go where millions have gone before, relying only on the advice of a travel guide that's nearly a half century out-of-date. Add to the mix his mother's much- documented grand tour through Europe in the late 1960s, and the result is a funny and fascinating journey into a new (old) world, and a disarming look at the ways the classic tourist...

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Every Lie I've Ever Told by Rosie Waterland (.ePUB)

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Requirements: .ePUB Reader, | 491Kb | Version: Retail Overview: 'I'm okay!' The bestselling author of The Anti-Cool Girl returns with a devastating, heartbreaking, brilliant, brave and laugh-out-loud funny memoir of telling lies and being on the brink... 'I had made it! All my dreams had come true. I had an operating fridge, I was doing brilliantly, and I had written the memoir to prove it. I even had online haters. I had conquered life at 30 and nothing was ever going to go wrong again!' It was all...

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The Rise of Prince: 1958-1988 by Alex Hahn, et al (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.3 MB Overview: The Rise of Prince: 1958-1988 will serve as the definitive account of the iconic artist's first 30 years. More so than any previous book, this 350-page volume provides a dramatic, page-turning narrative of Prince's rise to fame. This book’s gripping, 50-page prologue provides a nearly day-to-day account of the events that unfolded between November 2015 and April 21, 2016, when Prince tragically died at Paisley Park. The great distance traveled by Prince...

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The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life Of Indra Devi, The Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga To The West

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Author: Michelle Goldberg  |  Isbn: 978-0307593511  |  File size: 1.8 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 336  |  Language: English  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography “Investigative journalist Goldberg, by dint of ardent research, adept synthesis, and narrative pizzazz, tracks her chimerical subject around the world to chronicle Devi’s intrepidly improvised, nomadic, and seemingly charmed life with awe and skepticism. ....

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Mother of God by Paul Rosolie (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 5.69 mb Overview: For fans of The Lost City of Z, Walking the Amazon, and Turn Right at Machu Picchu comes naturalist and explorer Paul Rosolie's extraordinary adventure in the uncharted tributaries of the Western Amazon--a tale of discovery that vividly captures the awe, beauty, and isolation of this endangered land and presents an impassioned call to save it. In the Madre de Dios--Mother of God--region of Peru, where the Amazon River begins its massive flow, the Andean...

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Where Bears Roam the Streets by Jeff Parker (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 1.20 Mb Overview: Jeff Parker went to Russia intending to write a book about the country's resurgence as a major global superpower under President Vladimir Putin and about the emergence, for perhaps the first time in history, of a Russian middle class. But Russia tends to resist any attempt to pin it down. In the midst of the social and financial upheaval of the years that followed, the answers Parker sought only raised more questions: What was Russia? How did it work? How did...

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The Loyal Son by Daniel Mark Epstein (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 15.3MB | Retail Overview: The dramatic story of a founding father, his illegitimate son, and the tragedy of their conflict during the American Revolution—from the acclaimed author of The Lincolns. Ben Franklin is the most lovable of America's founding fathers. His wit, his charm, his inventiveness—even his grandfatherly appearance—are legendary. But this image obscures the scandals that dogged him throughout his life. In The Loyal Son, award-winning historian Daniel Mark...

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Watch Me Die by Dr. Bill Kimberlin (.ePUB)(.AZW)

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Requirements: ePUB / AZW Reader, 7.1MB Overview: Watch Me Die is a firsthand account of Ohio's death row and the state’s execution process unlike any other. Dr. Kimberlin, a trained clinical psychologist and professor of psychology, goes beyond the prison walls and into the world of death row inmates. No bars, no shackles, and no chains. Kimberlin spends time one-on-one with some of Ohio's worst killers to learn about their life on death row. Then he watches them die. You will see how these inmates...

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Clementine: Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 12.0MB Overview: A long-overdue tribute to the extraordinary woman behind Winston Churchill By Winston Churchill’s own admission, victory in the Second World War would have been “impossible without her.” Until now, however, the only existing biography of Churchill’s wife, Clementine, was written by her daughter. Sonia Purnell finally gives Clementine her due with a deeply researched account that tells her life story, revealing how she was instrumental...

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Marie Antoinette By Stefan Zweig (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 631.23 KB Overview: Originally published in 1932 and for decades since one of Stefan Zweig’s most popular biographies, this “portrait of an average woman,” betrothed at fourteen, crowned queen at nineteen, and beheaded at thirty-seven, aimed “not to deify, but to humanize.” Supplementing library and archival research with psychological insight, Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman is a vivid narrative of France’s most famous...

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Fear & Loathing at Rolling Stone by Hunter S Thompson(.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader l 4 mb Overview: From the bestselling author of The Rum Diary and king of “Gonzo” journalism Hunter S. Thompson, comes the definitive collection of the journalist’s finest work from Rolling Stone. Fear and Loathing at Rolling Stone showcases the roller-coaster of a career at the magazine that was his literary home. “Buy the ticket, take the ride,” was a favorite slogan of Hunter S. Thompson, and it pretty much defined both his work and his life....

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The Putin Interviews by Robert Scheer (.ePUB)+

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Requirements: ePUB & PDF Reader 1 MB Overview: Academy Award winner Oliver Stone was able to secure what journalists, news organizations, and even other world leaders have long coveted: extended, unprecedented access to Russian President Vladimir Putin. The Putin Interviews are culled from more than a dozen interviews with Putin over a two-year span—never before has the Russian leader spoken in such depth or at such length with a Western interviewer. No topics are off limits in the interviews, which...

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Dear Mr Bigelow by Frances Woodsford (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader 1.2 MB Overview: Dear Mr Bigelow is an enchanting collection of weekly letters written between 1949 and 1961 from an unmarried woman working at the Public Baths in Bournemouth, to a wealthy American widower in New York. Frances Woodsford and Paul Bigelow never met, yet their epistolary friendship was her lifeline. We follow Frances's trials with her ghastly boss Mr Bond; the hilarious weekly Civil Defence Classes as the Cold War advances; her attempts to shake off an unwanted...

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Durch Die Wand: Von Der Asylbewerberin Zur Rechtsanwältin

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Author: Beate Rygiert and Nizaqete Bislimi  |  Isbn: 978-3832197896  |  File size: 4.2 MB  |  Year: 2015  |  Pages: 240  |  Language: German  |  File format: EPUB  |  Category: Biography 14 Jahre lang lebten Nizaqete Bislimi und ihre Familie in Flüchtlingsunterkünften und im Status der Duldung, 14 Jahre ohne sichere Lebensperspektive, in Unsicherheit und Angst. Von der sogenannten »Kinderduldung« sind heute rund 100.000...

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At the End of Darwin Road by Fiona Kidman (.ePUB)

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Requirements: ePUB Reader, 378KB | Retail Overview: 'What I have to tell is largely a personal narrative about how I came to inhabit a fictional world' This absorbing memoir explores the first half of writer Fiona Kidman's life, notably in Kerikeri amid the 'sharp citric scent of orange groves, bright heat and . . . the shadow of Asia' - at the end of Darwin Road. From the distance of France, where Kidman spent time as the Katherine Mansfield Fellow in Menton, she reconsiders the past, weaving personal...

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Charles Olivier & the Rise of Meteor Science

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Author: Richard Taibi  |  Isbn: 9783319445175  |  File size: 6.88MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 497  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography This fascinating portrait of an amateur astronomy movementtells the story of how Charles Olivier recruited a hard-working cadre of citizen scientists to rehabilitate the study of meteors.By 1936, Olivier and members of his American Meteor Society had succeeded in disproving...

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Planktic Foraminifers in the Modern Ocean

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Author: Christoph Hemleben and Ralf Schiebel  |  Isbn: 9783662502952  |  File size: 30.7MB  |  Year: 2017  |  Pages: 358  |  Language: English  |  File format: PDF  |  Category: Biography This book provides a comprehensive overview of the taxonomy, biology, sedimentation, and carbonate geochemistry of modern species. Students, early career and advanced scientists alike will profit from a broad synthesis of the current understanding of...

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Al Capone's Beer Wars by John J. Binder (.ePUB)

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Requirements: EPUB reader, 14.64 mb Overview: Although much has been written about Al Capone, there has not been--until now--a complete history of organized crime in Chicago during Prohibition. This exhaustively researched book covers the entire period from 1920 to 1933. Author John J. Binder, a recognized authority on the history of organized crime in Chicago, discusses all the important bootlegging gangs in the city and the suburbs and also examines the other major rackets, such as prostitution,...

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