The Essential Groucho

Autor: Groucho Marx
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 037570213X
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A collection of some of Groucho Marx's funniest scripts, sketches, jokes, ad-libs, quotes, and letters includes the comedian's correspondence with poet T. S. Eliot and other quips from his long-running game show You Bet Your Life. Original. 20,000 first printing.

Amrita

Autor: Banana Yoshimoto
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0671532855
File Size: 62,86 MB
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After losing her delicate younger sister to suicide, a Japanese-American woman incurs a case of amnesia and embarks on an emotional journey of recovery, aided by her clairvoyant kid brother. By the author of Kitchen. Reprint.

Carpe Diemily Part 1 A Romantic Comedy Adventure

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Publisher: RIley J. Ford
ISBN: 1301998680
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#1 BESTSELLER IN ROMANCE & COMIC FICTION! AN EDGY MODERN COMEDY! ***NOTE: This is Part 1 (200 pages free) of a two-part installment series. IT IS NOT THE FULL BOOK. Parts 1 & 2 (402 pages) may be purchased for $3.99 on Amazon.com. Emily Keane has her life all planned out. She's played by the rules and never stepped outside her box, and now she will finally be rewarded with everything she always dreamed of: a job promotion, a fiance, and a future she can count on. But when her perfectly planned world falls apart, Emily is plunged into the wildest year of her life. From the beaches of California to Jamaica, New York, and Europe, Emily finds herself on a madcap race against time, running from an unscrupulous organ broker who wants her dead, all the while checking items off her unusual bucket list. On top of it all, she's falling in love with the most unlikely person, a man who can never return her feelings . . . but will his friendship be enough? Confronting one hilarious misadventure after another, Emily finally learns who she really is and how to seize the day . . .

The Montmartre Investigation

Autor: Claude Izner
Publisher: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 9781429939201
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The fast-paced and gripping third title in the bestselling Victor Legris mystery series Paris, November 1891: The body of a barefoot young woman dressed in red is discovered on Boulevard Montmartre. She has been strangled and her face horribly disfigured. That same day a single red shoe is delivered to Victor Legris's Parisian bookshop by a goatherd. Suspecting more than just coincidence, the charming bookseller sleuth and his assistant Jojo are soon searching for the identity of both victim and murderer. Then, a body is discovered in a wine barrel at the same time as a famous performer from the legendary Moulin Rouge is strangled in her apartment. Victor's investigation takes him and Jojo into the dark alleyways and bustling cafes of the hills of Montmartre, on a trail of evidence that seems to point to a case that shocked the population of Lyons years ago.

Rise Of Surrealism The

Autor: Willard Bohn
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 079148971X
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Examines the developments that paved the way for the Surrealist movement in literature and art.

Robert Ludlum S Tm The Ares Decision

Autor: Kyle Mills
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
ISBN: 0446544159
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With U.S. intelligence agencies wracked by internal power struggles and paralyzed by bureaucracy, the President was forced to establish his own clandestine group--Covert-One--only activated as a last resort, when the threat is on a global scale and time is running out. In northern Uganda, an American special forces team is decimated by a group of normally peaceful farmers. Video of the attack shows even women and children possessing almost supernatural speed and strength, consumed with a rage that makes them immune to pain, fear, and all but the most devastating injuries. Covert-One's top operative, army microbiologist Colonel Jon Smith, is sent to investigate the attack and finds evidence of a parasitic infection that for centuries has been causing violent insanity and then going dormant. This time, though, it's different. The parasite had been purposely kept alive and crudely transmitted in acts of terrorism. Now the director of Iranian Intelligence is in Uganda trying to obtain this biological weapon to unleash it on the West. Smith and his team are ambushed and cut off from all outside support just as they begin to suspect that forces much more powerful than the Iranians are in play-forces that can be traced to Washington itself.

Contemporary World Interiors

Autor: Susan Yelavich
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714843360
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Similar in format to Phaidon's Contemporary World Architecture, Contemporary World Interiors is a thorough survey of the current state of international interior design, presenting some 450 projects around the world completed within the past 25 years. Organized by category into 11 chapters, the book goes far beyond the traditional emphasis on residences and commercial spaces to include religious interiors, performance halls and cultural centers, civic spaces, restaurants, and hospitals and therapeutic spaces, among others. Each chapter is heavily illustrated with color photographs and plans reproduced at a generous size. In its variety and scope, the book depicts the expanding purview and impact of the interior designer, product designer, decorator and, of course, architect, as well as the public's growing fascination with, and investment in, the designed interior.

Unsung Heroes Of Rock N Roll

Autor: Nick Tosches
Publisher: Da Capo
ISBN: 9780306808913
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The author of "Country" now offers a paean to a forsaken time of relentless excess, sudden ruin, and fierce music--the days of rock 'n' roll, long before Elvis came on the scene. 42 illustrations.