Author: John Read
Publisher: Vincent Pre
Keywords: explosives
Number of Pages: 168
Published: 2008-07-02
List price: $27.45
ISBN-10: 1409792110
ISBN-13: 9781409792116

Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Author: A. Manette Ansay
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Press
Keywords: says, read
Number of Pages: 142
Published: 1995-10
List price: $24.95
ISBN-10: 0870239880
ISBN-13: 9780870239885

A collection of short stories situated in the fictional town of Holly’s Field, Wisconsin. The stories focus on the lives of rural people, struggling to make sense of the isolated and often religious communities in which they live.

Author: David J. Lieberman
Publisher: Viter Press
Keywords: anyone, read
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 2007-03-01
List price: $13.95
ISBN-10: 0978631307
ISBN-13: 9780978631307

Have you ever wished you could peer into someone’s mind to find out what he or she is really thinking? Now you can . . . really. This book is not a collection of recycled ideas about body language. It does not suggest that a woman’s hairstyle will give us unprecedented access into her soul, neither does it draw wildly ambiguous generalities about people based on our intuition or gut instinct, nor does it reach conclusions based on how she folds her hands or he ties his shoelaces. This book contains specific, proven psychological techniques that can be applied instantly to any pers

Author: Opie Read
Publisher: 1st World Publishing
Keywords: colossus
Number of Pages: 284
Published: 2008-10-01
List price: $17.95
ISBN-10: 1421893584
ISBN-13: 9781421893587

When the slow years of youth were gone and the hastening time of manhood had come, the first thing that Henry DeGolyer, looking back, could call from a mysterious darkness into the dawn of memory was that he awoke one night in the cold arms of his dead mother. That was in New Orleans. The boy’s father had aspired to put the face of man upon lasting canvas, but appetite invited whisky to mix with his art, and so upon dead walls he painted the trade-mark bull, and in front of museums he exaggerated the distortion of the human freak. After the death of his mother, the boy was taken to

Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers
Keywords: read, songs, raffi
Number of Pages: 32
Published: 1999-03-02
List price: $6.99
ISBN-10: 0517800586
ISBN-13: 9780517800584

A classic silly song that toddlers know and love, Down by the Bay has been a favorite and best-selling Raffi Songs to Read/reg/ since it was first published in 1988. In this friendly board book edition, irresistible art by Nadine Bernard Westcott depicts wonderfully amusing creatures such as a bear combing his hair, a goose kissing a moose, and a whale with a polka-dot tail. Very young children will find this book both entertaining and instructive in early language skills such as rhyme, rhythm, and repetition, and will delight in hearing it read or sung aloud to them.

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Scribner
Keywords: read
Number of Pages: 288
Published: 2001-09-25
List price: $15.00
ISBN-10: 0684859076
ISBN-13: 9780684859071

Information is endlessly available to us; where shall wisdom be found?" is the crucial question with which renowned literary critic Harold Bloom begins this impassioned book on the pleasures and benefits of reading well. For more than forty years, Bloom has transformed college students into lifelong readers with his unrivaled love for literature. Now, at a time when faster and easier electronic media threatens to eclipse the practice of reading, Bloom draws on his experience as critic, teacher, and prolific reader to plumb the great books for their sustaining wisdom. Shedding all polemic, Bl

Author: Opie Read
Publisher: BiblioLife
Keywords: colossus
Number of Pages: 256
Published: 2009-06-04
List price: $25.75
ISBN-10: 1110653794
ISBN-13: 9781110653799

Opie Percival Read (1852-1939) was a prolific American journalist and humourist. His bibliography lists 60 published books. Prior to 1887, he edited five separate newspapers, all in the U. S. South: the Statesville Argus, the Bowling Green Pantograph, the Louisville Courier-Journal, the Little Rock Evening Post, and the Little Rock Gazette, ancestor of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. In 1882, Read founded his own humour magazine, the Arkansas Traveler, which he carried on after leaving newspaper journalism in 1887. He published 54 separate books, of which 31 were novels, 18 were book-length com
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