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The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County Irvington Pub Mark Twain


30th June 2012 Literature & Fiction 29 Comments
A man who loves to place bets acquires a remarkable frog, which he claims can outjump any other frog in the county. Short story by Mark Twain, first published in The Saturday Press in 1865. The narrator of the story, who is searching for a Reverend Leonidas Smiley, visits the long-winded Simon Wheeler, a miner, in hopes of learning his whereabouts. Wheeler instead relates an elaborate story of a different man named Jim Smiley who was a compulsive and imaginative gambler and who once spent three months training a frog named Daniel Webster to jump and then won money by betting on the frog. ...
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Caramelo Thorndike Press Sandra Cisneros


30th June 2012 Literature & Fiction 39 Comments
A New York Times Bestseller The celebrated author of The House on Mango Street gives us an extraordinary new novel, told in language of blazing originality: a multi-generational story of a Mexican-American family whose voices create a dazzling weave of humor, passion, and poignancy -- the very stuff of life. Caramelo is a romantic tale of homelands, sometimes real, sometimes imagined. Caramelo, Sandra Cisneros's first novel since her celebrated The House on Mango Street, weaves a large yet intricate pattern, much like the decorative fringe on a rebozo, the traditional Mexican ...
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Transformers: Exiles Literature & Fiction Genre Fiction Movie TieIns Alex Irvine Del Rey


30th June 2012 Literature & Fiction 11 Comments
Alex Irvine is the author of Transformers: Exodus, as well as the novels Buyout, The Narrows, and A Scattering of Jades, and the novelization of the film Iron Man 2. He also is the author of nonfiction books including The Vertigo Encyclopedia and John Winchester’s Journal, as well as the comic series Daredevil Noir and Hellstorm, Son of Satan: Equinox. A past winner of the Locus, Crawford, and International Horror Guild awards, he teaches at the University of Maine. The epic battles between Optimus Prime and Megatron have long thrilled Transformers fans. But these two giants ...
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A Cup of Comfort Book of Christmas Prayer: Prayers and Stories that Bring You Closer to God During the Holiday


30th June 2012 Christian Books 1 Comment
?But the angel said to them, ?Do not be afraid. I bring you good news of great joy that will for all the people. Today in the town of David a Savior has been born to you; he is Christ the Lord.??Luke 2:8?11With the Christmas hustle and bustle of gift shopping, cookie making, and holiday decorating, you?ll need to remember to step away and reflect. This book provides an oasis of piety and consideration.From Advent to the Epiphany, this moving new collection features six weekly introductions, thirty-seven daily devotionals, and thirty-seven stories that celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. ...
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Lift Up Your Heart: A Guide to Spiritual Peace


30th June 2012 Christian Books 17 Comments
Contains a brilliant analysis of the spiritual life. It is full of profound lessons and words of wisdom on sanctifying the present moment, the effect of conduct on belief, how to pray and meditate, and making up for the past. Lift Up Your Heart: A Guide to Spiritual Peace (Triumph Classic) ...
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Mighty Prevailing Prayer


30th June 2012 Christian Books 14 Comments
God has a more effective prayer life for you than you ever dreamed possible. Let this volume be your open door to wonderful answers to prayer. Here is your personal guide to a life of mighty prevailing prayer. Let this book speak to your heart, take you to your knees, and help you obtain prayer answers in difficult and resistant situations. Leonard Ravenhill calls it an 'encyclopedia.' you will want to read and refer to it again and again. It is a life-time investment. A marvelous balance. Both a mandate for and a means of prevailing prayer. The evangelical church is guilty of the sin of ...
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Effective Biblical Counselling


30th June 2012 Christian Books 0 Comments
A reissue of a practical book that builds on the principles laid down in Larry Crabb's first book, "Basic Principles of Biblical Counselling". Recognising the need for security, acceptance and belonging, he believes that the local church is the place where healing relationships can grow and that all caring and mature Christians can be agents of recovery and growth. Since effective counselling requires both a caring relationship and an understanding of human functioning, this book offers a practical training programme in counselling insights and skills.Effective Biblical Counselling ...
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” organism main bearing of the internal-combustion engine ” Nonserviceable reason and overhauling the method detailedly


30th June 2012 Bearing Technology 0 Comments
The organism main bearing of the internal-combustion engine is born in application by the function in complicated alternate load such as gas pressure, reciprocal inertia force and centrifugal force and frictional force, it is quite serious to damage. It is unstandard if because make installation improperly, lubricate system disappointment, operation, will accelerate the failing of the organism main bearing of the internal-combustion engine. The statistics show, because organism main bearing fail, need organism trimmed to go on account for and always build 60%-70% counted in vehicle frame. ...
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Differentiate ” KOYO imports the bearing flexibility ” Method


30th June 2012 Bearing Technology 0 Comments
In actual production, we often need to test the rotatory flexibility of the bearing, it is difficult to import the radial backlash of the bearing and measure KOYO, because measuring force will make KOYO import one set of cycle sums rolling element of the bearing and contact the place to produce elastic deformation, it is multifactor that deformation amount causes error in emasurement, it has something to do with measuring force, position that contacts state and rolling element. KOYO imports the bearing and rotates the flexibility to generally check on the horizontal level, usually fixes inner ...
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Pathway to Hell: A Tragedy of the American Civil War Lehigh University Press Dennis W. Brandt


29th June 2012 History Books 6 Comments
The specter of psychological dysfunction has marched beside all soldiers in all wars. This book presents the true story of one young Pennsylvanian who marched into war with a patriotic chip on his shoulder only to stagger home under the burden of a two-year life-and-death struggle. Dennis W. Brandt is a freelance author-historian and the author. Pathway to Hell: A Tragedy of the American Civil War ...
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