Randy Old Lady On A Bus

Author: Kirstie Taylor

Publisher: Kirstie Taylor

ISBN: 8822819187

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

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72-year-old Mildred loves having sexy fun with 18-year-old boys. There are lots of them on buses, especially on the back seat, and that's where randy old Mildred likes to sit. All characters and terms including 'boy' 'lad' and 'girl' refer to people age 18 and over. This book contains explicit sexual material and is for adults only.

Living a Lie

An utterly captivating saga of the power of true love

Author: Josephine Cox

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0755384474

Category: Fiction

Page: 303

View: 3171

Is Kitty Marsh living a lie when she tries to keep her first love in the past? In Living a Lie, Josephine Cox weaves a heart-wrenching saga of a young woman leaving behind more than she bargained for. Perfect for fans of Kitty Neale and Dilly Court. In 1975 Lucinda Marsh throws herself in front of a speeding train leaving her twelve-year-old daughter Kitty alone, confused and abandoned - save for a selfish aunt, a violent father and her childhood sweetheart Harry Jenkins. When Kitty is sent to an orphanage after the death of her father, she meets Georgie, a lively cockney girl who, through the following difficult years, becomes her loyal friend. Convinced that her feelings for Harry will ruin the brilliant future that lies ahead of him, Kitty turns her back on his love. Together with Georgie, she strives to find fulfilment in other places and other relationships, but when fate throws her back together with Harry she begins to wonder if true love can ever die... What readers are saying about Living a Lie: 'This is a delightful story of friendship through thick and thin. There is plenty of heartache but also true romance... I personally consider this to be [Josephine Cox's] most well thought out and lovingly created masterpiece' 'The author drew me in to the plot from the first sentence...In this book you will find themes of coming of age, romance and strength through adversity' 'Couldn't put this book down. Emotional ups and downs and totally addictive'

The Good, the Bad & the Difference

How to Tell the Right From Wrong in Everyday Situations

Author: Randy Cohen

Publisher: Harmony

ISBN: 0385505272

Category: Philosophy

Page: 256

View: 3792

The man behind the New York Times Magazine’s immensely popular column “The Ethicist”–syndicated in newspapers across the United States and Canada as “Everyday Ethics”–casts an eye on today’s manners and mores with a provocative, thematic collection of advice on how to be good in the real world. Every week in his column on ethics, Randy Cohen takes on conundrums presented in letters from perplexed people who want to do the right thing (or hope to get away with doing the wrong thing), and responds with a skillful blend of moral authority and humor. Cohen’s wisdom and witticisms have now been collected in The Good, the Bad & the Difference, a collection of his columns as wise and funny as a combination of “Dear Abby,” Plato, and Mel Brooks. The columns are supplemented with second thoughts on (and sometimes complete reversals of) his original replies, follow-up notes on how his advice affected the actions of various letter writers, reactions from readers both pro and con, and observations from such “guest ethicists” as David Eggers and the author’s mom. Each chapter also features an “Ethics Pop Quiz,” and readers will be invited to post their answers on the book’s Web site. The best of them will appear in a future paperback edition of the book. The Good, the Bad & the Difference is divided into seven sections: •Civic Life (what we do in public) •Family Life (what we do at home) •Social Life (what we do in other people’s homes) •Commercial Life (what we do in situations where money is a factor) •Medical Life (the rights and obligations of patients and caregivers) •Work Life (ethics for the professional sphere) •School Life (moral questions from and about kids) Each section provides a window into how we live today, shedding light on the ways in which a more ethical approach to the decisions we make, and to our daily behavior, can make a big difference in how we feel about ourselves tomorrow. From the Hardcover edition.

Hammer Complete

Author: Howard Maxford

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476629145

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 992

View: 4183

Think you know everything there is to know about Hammer Films, the fabled “Studio that Dripped Blood?” The lowdown on all the imperishable classics of horror, like The Curse of Frankenstein, Horror of Dracula and The Devil Rides Out? What about the company’s less blood-curdling back catalog? What about the musicals, comedies and travelogues, the fantasies and historical epics—not to mention the pirate adventures? This lavishly illustrated encyclopedia covers every Hammer film and television production in thorough detail, including budgets, shooting schedules, publicity and more, along with all the actors, supporting players, writers, directors, producers, composers and technicians. Packed with quotes, behind-the-scenes anecdotes, credit lists and production specifics, this all-inclusive reference work is the last word on this cherished cinematic institution.

Crosscurrents of Children's Literature

An Anthology of Texts and Criticism

Author: John Daniel Stahl,Tina L. Hanlon,Elizabeth Lennox Keyser

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA


Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 1035

View: 8763

This volume combines a wide variety of primary texts with critical readings, examines the texts within the context of critical debates, explores the ways in which children's literature combines instruction and entertainment, oral and written traditions, words and pictures, fantasy and realism, classics and adaptations, and perspectives on childhood and adult life. It spans a wide range of literary periods, genres, and cultural traditions, and examines how these overlapping forms and genres, diverse influences, and evolving values and attitudes towards children and childhood have shaped the body of literature written for young adults and children.

For the Record

A Robert Drake Reader

Author: Robert Drake

Publisher: Mercer University Press

ISBN: 9780865546820

Category: Fiction

Page: 332

View: 7545

More than just a collection of stories and essays by beloved writer Robert Drake, For the Record: A Robert Drake Reader is an introduction to the craft and art of short story writing, as the stories are accompanied by analyses of Drake as a short story writer and essayist.

Script Tease

A Wordsmith's Waxings on Life and Writing

Author: Eric Nicol

Publisher: Dundurn

ISBN: 9781770705821

Category: Humor

Page: 208

View: 826

Why write in the first place, other than your grocery list? Eric Nicol believes it’s the second-most satisfying thing you can do lying down. But it’s not enough to want to write. You must need to write. Now, after more than seventy years of scribbling – he wrote for the school newspaper at Lord Byng High School in Vancouver, British Columbia – Eric holds forth on dangling participles, punctuation, and literary jargon. What’s more, he answers the burning question: "How much should creative writers depend on editors to correct their grammar?" Then Eric provides a wide selection of essays to demonstrate how it’s done. These include a dramatic demonstration of the chutzpah of a big Tom wild turkey and its harem on a B.C. Gulf Island, the discovery that Eric’s one-way-view window in the bathroom has been installed incorrectly, the trials and tribulations of computers and the creative process, and a riposte to the query, "Are nipples really necessary on guys?" Pure Nicol. Minted in Canada. Priceless!

Survivors of steel city

a portrait of Sheffield

Author: Geoffrey Beattie

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton


Category: History

Page: 204

View: 2181


Hard Lines

Voices from Deep Within a Recession

Author: Geoffrey Beattie

Publisher: Mandolin

ISBN: 9781901341089

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 242

View: 9086

Geoffrey Beattie examines the failures and the human cost of the de-industrialization of the British economy, especially in relation to the Northern regions of England during the Conservative administration's tenure during the 80s and 90s.

Jesus, He Can Save

Author: N.A

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 1434976041


Page: N.A

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Author: Denis Johnson

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409018458

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

View: 6187

‘A dazzling and savage first novel’ New York Times Angels tells the story of two born losers. Jamie has ditched her husband and is running away with her two baby girls. Bill is dreaming of making it big in a life of crime. They meet on a Greyhound bus and decide to team up. So begins a stunning, tragic odyssey through the dark underbelly of America – the bars, bus stations, mental wards and prisons that play host to Jamie and Bill as they find themselves trapped in a downward spiral though rape, alcohol, drugs and crime, to madness and death. From the author of Tree of Smoke, winner of the National Book Award for Fiction

Michael Jackson

The Magic, the Madness, the Whole Story

Author: J. Randy Taraborrelli

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 0330514156

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 704

View: 9846

A number 1 bestseller, this definitive biography of Michael Jackson is now completely updated to include the events leading to the untimely death of the star. J. Randy Taraborrelli is the expert on Michael Jackson, having known him since they were both teenagers and having interviewed the singer and his family many times. So much has been written about the life and career of Michael Jackson that it has become almost impossible to disentangle the man from the myth. J. Randy Taraborrelli cuts through the tabloid rumours and innuendo, the conflicting stories and lurid accusations, to reveal the real man. From his drilling as a child star through the blooming of his talent, from his ever-changing personal appearance to his marriages, from his addictions to his love for his children, we see what motivated one of the greatest performers of all time. Objective and revealing, this book combines impeccable research, brilliant story-telling and a clear-sighted understanding of the forces that shaped Michael's life and his death. 'The most authoritative book ever written about Michael Jackson' Daily Mail 'A superbly researched investigation' heat

The Melendy family

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 593

View: 6651


Heimweh nach Bielefeld?

vertrieben oder deportiert : Kinder aus jüdischen Familien erinnern sich

Author: Brigitte Decker

Publisher: N.A


Category: History

Page: 263

View: 7258


Scars of Sweet Paradise

The Life and Times of Janis Joplin

Author: Alice Echols

Publisher: Metropolitan Books

ISBN: 1466839791

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 432

View: 789

Janis Joplin was the skyrocket chick of the sixties, the woman who broke into the boys' club of rock and out of the stifling good-girl femininity of postwar America. With her incredible wall-of-sound vocals, Joplin was the voice of a generation, and when she OD'd on heroin in October 1970, a generation's dreams crashed and burned with her. Alice Echols pushes past the legary Joplin-the red-hot mama of her own invention-as well as the familiar portrait of the screwed-up star victimized by the era she symbolized, to examine the roots of Joplin's muscianship and explore a generation's experiment with high-risk living and the terrible price it exacted. A deeply affecting biography of one of America's most brilliant and tormented stars, Scars of Sweet Paradise is also a vivid and incisive cultural history of an era that changed the world for us all.

The Athenaeum

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

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Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 2886

Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Schloss aus Glas

Author: Jeannette Walls

Publisher: Hoffmann und Campe

ISBN: 3455810519

Category: Fiction

Page: 382

View: 3262

Jeannette Walls ist ein glückliches Kind: Sie hat einen Vater, der mit ihr auf Dämonenjagd geht, ihr die Physik erklärt und die Sterne vom Himmel holt. Da nimmt sie gerne in Kauf, immer mal wieder mit leerem Bauch ins Bett zu gehen, ihre egomanische Künstlermutter zu ertragen oder in Nacht-und-Nebel-Aktionen den Wohnort zu wechseln. Mit den Jahren allerdings werden die sozialen Verhältnisse schlimmer, die Sprüche des Vaters schaler und das Lügengebäude der Eltern so zerbrechlich wie das Schloss aus Glas, das der Vater jahrelang zu bauen versprochen hatte.