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Today Is Yesterday - 2847576891

187,05 zł

Today Is Yesterday Betascript Publishing

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Today Is Yesterday is a 2002 compilation album by English folk/rock singer-songwriter Roy Harper. Amongst its 17 tracks are six unreleased and eight rare songs. All the tracks were recorded between 1964 and 1969.Tracks 1 9 date from 1964 1965 and were recorded on an old mono Ferrograph quarter-inch Reel-to-reel audio tape deck. These tracks formed a demo tape that landed Harper his first record contract. Track 10 is a re-recording of a part of that demo tape and became the B-side of Harper's first single. Tracks 11 and 13 became Harper's second single, while track 12 was a single contender which didn't make the cut. Track 14 is the earliest recording on this album. Tracks 15 and 16 were both recorded in 1967. Track 15 became the A-side of Harper's third single, however track 16 was rejected. Track 17 goes back to 1965 1966 and is the A-side of Harper's first single.

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Mice & Men - 2212824624

41,20 zł

Mice & Men Penguin

Powieści i opowiadania

Streetwise George and his big, childlike friend Lennie are drifters, searching for work in the fields and valleys of California. They have nothing except the clothes on their back, and a hope that one day they'll find a place of their own and live the American dream. But dreams come at a price. Gentle giant Lennie doesn't know his own strength, and when they find work at a ranch he gets into trouble with the boss's daughter-in-law. Trouble so bad that even his protector George may not be able to save him ... This book is a Penguin Red Classic.  To see other Penguin Reds, visit the minisite by clicking here. A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green. The water is warm too, for it has slipped twinkling over the yellow sands in the sunlight before reaching the narrow pool. On one side of the river the golden foothill slopes curve up to the strong and rocky Gabilan mountains, but on the valley side the water is lined with trees

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Walk Through This World W - 2839407016

419,99 zł

Walk Through This World W Bear Family Records

Muzyka>Country

1. I Just Lost My Favorite Girl 2. What's Bad For You Is Good For Me 3. Don't You Ever Get Tired 4. How Proud I Would Have Been 5. Let A Little Lovin' Come In 6. Worst Of Luck 7. Even The Bad Times Are Good 8. The Sea Between Our Hearts 9. Things Have Gone To Pieces 10. The Selfishness In Man 11. Wearing My Heart Away 12. Gonna Take Me Away From You 13. Simply Divine & Melba Montgomery 14. I Can't Get Used To Being Lonely 15. The Lonely Know My Secret 16. Flowers For Mama 17. Feudin' And Fightin' & Melba Montgomery 18. Along Came You 19. Take Me 20. Love Bug 21. I Made Her That Way 22. I Made Her That Way 23. Love Bug 24. Love Bug 25. I Woke Up From Dreaming 26. Blindfold Of Love 27. Till I Hear It From You 28. I Made Her That Way 29. Four-o-thirty Three 30. I'm Wasting Good Paper 31. Along Came You 32. Take Me 33. I'd Rather Switch Than Fight 34. If You Won't Tell On Me-i Won't Tell On You 101. My Favorite Lies 102. Memory Is 103. Feeling Single, Seeing Double 104. Don't Think I Don't Love You 105. I'm A People 106. Old Brush Arbors 107. Ship Of Love 108. We're Watching Our Step 109. Six Days On The Road 110. Blue Side Of Lonesome 111. Once A Day 112. All My Friends Are Gonna Be Strangers 113. Don't Be Angry 114. Don't Let Me Cross Over 115. I Don't Love You Anymore 116. The Bridge Washed Out 117. King Of The Road 118. World Of Forgotten People 119. If You Believe 120. Talk Back Trembling Lips 121. Unfaithful One 122. Will There Be Any Stars In My Crown 123. Where We Never Grow Old 124. Leaning On The Everlasting Arms 125. The Lilly Of The Valley 126. Won't It Be Wonderful There 127. Well It's Alright 128. Lord You've Been Mighty Good To Me 129. How Beautiful Heaven Must Be 130. Your Steppin' Stone 131. I'll Fly Away 132. Close Together As You And Me & Melba Montgomery 133. Living On Easy Street & Melba Montgomery 134. Long As We're Dreaming & Melba Montgomery 201. Let's Both Have A Cry & Melba Montgomery 202. Back Into My Baby's Arms Again 203. Don't Keep Me Lonely Too Long 204. Please Don't Let That Woman Get Me 205. Your Steppin' Stone 206. Ain't Nothin' Shakin' (But The Leaves) 207. From Here To The Door 208. In Person 209. Swinging Doors 210. Developing My Pictures 211. Walk Through This World With Me 212. The Shoe Goes On The Other Foot Tonight 213. There Goes My Everything 214. Life Turned Her That Way 215. Sweet Thang 216. Almost Persuaded 217. Soldier's Last Letter 218. Am I That Easy To Forget 219. That Heart Belongs To Me 220. Apartment #9 221. Lonely Street 222. Seasons Of My Heart 223. Green, Green Grass Of Home 224. I'll Be Loving You & Melba Montgomery 225. Let's Get Together (One More Time) & Melba Montg 226. Long Walk Off A Tall Rock & Melba Montgomery 227. Party Pickin' & Melba Montgomery 228. The Day I Lose My Mind & Melba Montgomery 229. We Must Have Been Out Of Our Minds & Melba Montg 230. Everybody Oughta Sing A Song & Melba Montgomery 231. Walk Through This World With Me 232. The Man That You Once Knew 233. The Good Old Bible 234. Small Time Laboring Man 301. Give Me Just One Day Lord 302. Cup Of Loneliness 303. Taggin' Along 304. Wandering Soul 305. When My Heart Hurts No More 306. Poor Man's Riches 307. Accidentally On Purpose 308. Time Lock 309. Tender Years 310. Bringin' It Home 311. The Old Rugged Cross 312. Where Thesoul Never Dies 313. Take The World But Give Me Jesus 314. The Unclouded Day 315. Family Bible 316. The Honky Tonk Downstairs 317. My Baby Left Her Jinglin' John (For Foldin' Fred 318. I Can't Get There From Here 319. Lookin' For My Feel Good 320. Window Up Above 321. Hite Lightnin' 322. Treasure Of Love 323. Run 'Em Off 324. Half Of Me Is Gone 325. Talk To Me Lonesome Heart 326. She Thinks I Still Care 327. Color Of The Blues 328. Until I Remember You're Gone 329. If My Heart Had Windows 330. The Honky Tonk Downstairs 331. When Love Was Green 332. Hangin' On To One (And Hangin' Round The Other) 333. Say It's Not You 334. There Ain't No Grave Deep Enough 401. The Girl I Almost Knew 402. I Threw Away The Rose 403. There's Nothing Left For You 404. I Stopped Living Yesterday 405. The Stranger's Me 406. Ruby, Don't Take Your Love To Town 407. Session Bonus Tracks: 408. Along Came You (Takes 1-19) Gold Star Studios-ma 409. Take Me (Take 1 With String Overdub) Gold Star S 410. Love Bug (Takes 1-5) Gold Star Studios-march 31, 411. I Made Her That Way (Takes 1-17) Mira Sound Stud 412. Love Bug (Takes 1-9) Mira Sound Studio-april 8, 501. Book

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American tragedy films (Film Guide) - 2837118108

172,93 zł

American tragedy films (Film Guide) Books LLC, Reference Series

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Source: Wikipedia. Commentary (films not included). Pages: 183. Chapters: Brazil, Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Chinatown, All That Jazz, Black Hawk Down, Wings, Leaving Las Vegas, Doctor Zhivago, Schindler's List, The Godfather Part II, Dark Victory, Platoon, Donnie Darko, Terms of Endearment, Hamlet, Jungle Fever, El Norte, The Godfather Part III, ...And Justice for All, American History X, Gladiator, Milk, Black Swan, The Wrestler, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, The Fly, Hotel Rwanda, United 93, Scarface, Revolutionary Road, Carrie, The Reader, Million Dollar Baby, Gran Torino, Into the Wild, A Star Is Born, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, House of Sand and Fog, The Wolf Man, Dracula, Brick, Mystic River, Love Me Tender, Somewhere in Time, Romeo + Juliet, Notorious, Wired, World Trade Center, Blood Diamond, Requiem for a Dream, Imitation of Life, The Howling, Love Story, Frankenstein, 21 Grams, Philadelphia, The Butterfly Effect, La Bamba, Remember Me, Casualties of War, Spike, An American Crime, Far from Heaven, Bicentennial Man, Twelve, Othello, Sophie's Choice, The Good Girl, Reign Over Me, Endless Love, The Day of the Locust, Mean Creek, The Last American Virgin, Mask, The Grey Zone, Ladder 49, Carmen: A Hip Hopera, The Rose, Johnny Got His Gun, Jack, The Other Side of the Tracks, Red, White & Blue, Surviving Paradise, Not Easily Broken, Gia, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Aaron Loves Angela, Hanna's War, The Morning After, The Lena Baker Story, Griffin and Phoenix, Dying Young, Fear of the Dark, Dandelion. Excerpt: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith is a 2005 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the sixth and final film released in the Star Wars saga and the third in terms of the series' internal chronology. The film takes place three years after the onset of the Clone Wars. The Jedi Knights are spread out across the galaxy leading a massive clone army in the war against the Separatists. The Jedi Council dispatches Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi to eliminate the evil General Grievous, leader of the Separatist Army. Meanwhile, Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker, separated from Kenobi, his former master, grows close to Palpatine, the Chancellor of the Galactic Republic and, unbeknownst to the public, a Sith Lord. Their deepening friendship proves dangerous for the Jedi Order, the galaxy, and Anakin himself, who inevitably succumbs to the Dark Side of the Force and transforms into Darth Vader. Lucas began writing the script before production of Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones began. Filming took place in Australia with additional locations in Thailand and Italy, and lasted over three months. The film was released in theatres on May 19, 2005, and received generally positive reviews from critics, especially in contrast to the previous two prequels. It broke several box office records during its opening week and went on to earn over $848 million worldwide, making it the second highest grossing film in the Star Wars franchise (not adjusting for inflation). It was the highest grossing film of 2005 in the US, the second highest grossing film of 2005 worldwide behind Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. It is the only Star Wars film to be rated PG-13 by the MPAA, M15+ by the OFLC and 12A by the BBFC. The Galactic Republic is on the verge of collapse under the stress of the Clone Wars, which have been raging between the Galactic Republic and the Separatists. Gen...

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Little Richard - 2835873732

79,49 zł

Little Richard CONTINUUM

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

This book is a concise, evocative, and thoroughly researched study of one of the great rock'n'roll pioneers. After "Tutti Frutti," Little Richard began garnering fans from both sides of the civil rights divide. He brought black and white youngsters together on the dance floor and even helped to transform race relations. In June, 2007, Little Richard's 1955 Specialty Records single, "Tutti Frutti," topped Mojo magazine's list of "100 Records That Changed the World." But back in the early 1950s, nobody gave Little Richard a second glance, unless you count staring at a "gay black cripple (one of Richard's legs is shorter than the other) from the wrong side of the tracks" as a second glance. It was a time in America where the black and white worlds had co-existed separately for nearly two centuries. After "Tutti Frutti," Little Richard began garnering fans from both sides of the civil rights divide. He brought black and white youngsters together on the dance floor and even helped to transform race relations. "Little Richard: The Birth of Rock 'n' Roll" begins by grounding the reader in the fertile soil from which Little Richard's music sprang. In Macon, Georgia, David Kirby interviews local characters, who knew Little Richard way back when, citing church and family as his true inspiration. His antics began as early as grade school, performing for his classmates every time the teacher would leave the room, connecting to an age-old American show biz tradition of charade and flummery. On the road, Little Richard faced competition from his peers, honing his stage show and making it, too, an act that could not be counterfeited. Kirby sees Little Richard as a foxy warrior, one fighting with skill and cunning to take his place among the greats. In the words of Keith Richards (on hearing "Tutti Frutti" for the first time), "it was as though the world changed suddenly from monochrome to Technicolor." Those sentiments have consistently been echoed by the music-listening world, and the time is ripe for a reassessment of Little Richard's genius and legacy.

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Tjanting - 2834687595

90,75 zł

Tjanting Salt Publishing

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Space heater. Writing gathers around the pigeons. This line leads to Uranus. Nun census. Silver fork upon a chipped blue plate. I saw sleeping bag, pillows in the Buick's back. The companionship of refrigerator's hum. This is beginning I again began not. Salt shaker tall as coffee's mug. Dented Opel's orange fender. Gray dawn. On the rain falls Spain mainly in the brain. Smudges forming fingertips on the back door's windows. X-ray reads gold-leaf sign on the glass. First sound of roommates beginning to stir. Grey into yellow comes sky to the room. Each page, once tree, soon shall be ash. Leather chipping, flaking off the tattered jacket. A woman who wears sweat pants. Detestimonialist. Don't sneeze on cat. Predictable boots worn by Frye people. Potholders old and dark. Ridges by bridges. Knife blade streaked with butter. That bus coming back this way. Rough surface of cat's tongue. Pin koans. Clutter of seeds, oils, spices atop the side board. Uganda Liquors.Pedestrians scamper across in the sun. Stake each sentence out. Call this 5 Corners. Knot this knot. Ball bounced into the panda plant. Cups fill the cupboard. Aliens from other planets are perfectly visible. Tamal is a half-name in the place of the name. The squeak of faucets. I was on the road discovered. Ash "tray." Yellow caterpillar tractor. Ashtray fills up. Waking is in each instant I am. Across, then down and across. Her tone to him through long years of rough intimacy was at once tender and gruff. Begin each letter at the top. Not this. Pit bull's spittle as it snarls. I saw a burgundy filling the clear vial at needle's end, my blood. Liquid detergent. Ing the trap bears ed. Roach holder made of a matchbook. She never lookd this way, whose face I sought a glimpse of. Free write each day. My fingers counted between nine and eleven.Any symbol is a contrary seen in a positive light. A specific shape, complex amd nameable, to each cloud. Sky pilot. Factory filld with sunrise. Scraping paper, leaving tracks. Forklift to timeclock of montage and cut. Call this tracing. 3 wooden rainwarpd chairs in the (back) yard. Fence is a verb. Scratch that. Each word in Max 3 meant polis. In the mind mines gape. Tell that to the Possum. Words tried to imagine. Coffee ground spilld on the stove top. Bare nap rugs on the cat. Mouth open, take a deep breath, say Ah. On the far gray bay side haze hued the hill.Rush of footsteps upstairs. Bathetic. In a middle that is not yet the middle. The mock coolness of the air-conditiond underground. Hours alter colors of the page. Grease sizzles, spitting on the stove top. Words vary. Swam past sand sharks. An idea of land's end. Pale luncher. An eternal groove around record's center. 4-tunneld city and 7 its hills. Owl light.Impaired eyes, desert rocks are attributed evenly throughout the pain. Red water. We saw on the sea sails. Stoppage makes the line. Translicity elects the voice. Cowabonga. But you dependent for what comes thru. Call it dogface. Know all blame, same difference. Doors "ajar." I glimpse the machinery of the modern dentist thru windows. Pills on my Tarot. Shade throws the light lamp. Pacific Palisades. Write between light green lines. Beer in waxed cups. Noon's rise mooning. Someone must make awnings. On the bus home from work, squinting at a thick printout. On a bus in dawn heavy fog, on my way to meet Taggart. Smouldering sienna. One ideogram, meaning lunch, middle or China. The familiar smell suddenly of balsawood and Testor's in a hospital corridor.My nose, seen as a waterfall. Disfeel an ease. Cary Grant on the face of George Washington. Or the faces of watchers through a window at sunset, their skin blue by the dim light of the telly. Once on the bus, took his shoes off. Detains, denotes detonation. His eyes enlarged by his glasses.

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First Jihad - 2847846840

102,97 zł

First Jihad Casemate Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Before there was Osama bin Laden, Abu al-Zarqawi or Ayatollah Khomeini, there was the Mahdi-the "Expected One"-who raised the Arabs in pan-tribal revolt against infidels and apostates in the late 19th-century Sudan.Born on the Nile in 1844, Muhammed Ahmed grew into a devout, charismatic young man, whose visage was said to have always featured the placid hint of a smile. He developed a ferocious resentment, however, against the corrupt Ottoman Turks, their Egyptian lackeys, and finally the Europeans who he felt held the Arab people in subjugation. In 1880, he raised the banner of holy war, and thousands of warriors flocked to his side.The Egyptians dispatched a punitive expedition to the Sudan, but the Mahdist forces destroyed it. In 1883, Col. William Hicks gathered a larger army of nearly 10,000 men. Trapped by the tribesmen in a defile at El Obeid, it was massacred to a man. Three months later, another British-led force met disaster at El Teb.Prime Minister William Gladstone ordered a withdrawal from Sudan, and dispatched one of Victoria's most celebrated heroes, General Charles "Chinese" Gordon, to effect the evacuation. Instead, Gordon was besieged by the Mahdi at Khartoum. In an epic contest pitting military innovation and discipline against religious fervor, the Mahdi and Gordon dueled throughout 1884, while the British government hesitated to send relief. On January 26, 1885 a treacherous native (or patriot, depending on one's point of view) let the Mahdist forces into the city of Khartoum. Gordon, realizing that the end was at hand, donned a white uniform, took up his sword, and walked out upon his palace steps. He was hacked to death by jihadists and his head wascarried around the city on a pole. A British relief column arrived two days later.The Mahdi died shortly afterward, yet his revolt had succeeded. The British vacated the territory for almost 15 years until in 1899, led by Herbert Kitchner, they returned to forestall encroachments by other European powers. The Mahdist forces were crushed at the Battle of Omdurman, and the great jihad temporarily dissolved into the desert, not to be renewed for another century.In today's world the Mahdi's words have been repeated almost verbatim by the Muslim jihadists who have attacked New York, Washington, Madrid and London, and continue to wage war from the Hindu Kush to the Mediterranean. Along with Saladin, who once defeated a holy war, the Mahdi stands as an Islamic icon who once launched his own successful crusade against the West. This deeply researched work reminds us that the "clash of civilizations" that supposedly came upon us in September 2001 in fact began much earlier. This book is essential reading for all those who seek to understand the roots of our current relationship with Islam. REVIEWS .,." For those looking to find the origins of the extreme terrorism now gripping the planet, this book is the ideal starting point. Butler (Age of Cunard) has extensively researched the struggle for empire in the late 19th-century Middle East among Egypt, Great Britain, and Muhammed Ahmed, the Mahdi-or "Expected One"-of what was then the Sudan. T Although Butler states that his initial purpose was not to draw that parallel, the facts are there for all to see. Highly recommended."Library Journal, 03/2007.,."key to understanding not only the Mahdi, but his ongoing importance toevents happening today."California Bookwatch, 7/2007.,."lays important tracks into the study of terrorism, fundamentalism and the early clashbetween Islam and Christianity..."Publishers Weekly 1/2007.,."not a repeat of folk-lore history as depicted in many books and on the silver screen, but the result of most thorough and painstaking new research of memoirs, letters, government papers and many other primary sources... a very fine book and I recommend it most highly to you all" Military Modeling International, 03/2008

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1992 television series debuts - 2845522907

149,29 zł

1992 television series debuts Books LLC, Reference Series

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 148. Chapters: Cara Sucia, In Bed with Medinner, The Larry Sanders Show, YuYu Hakusho, Batman: The Animated Series, Crayon Shin-chan, Tekkaman Blade, Ghostwriter, Highlander: The Series, Shortland Street, My Little Pony Tales, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Celia, A Touch of Frost, Conan the Adventurer, Nick Arcade, X-Men, Barney & Friends, Beakman's World, Gladiators, Forever Knight, FTL Newsfeed, Eek! The Cat, Nickelodeon GUTS, Gute Zeiten, schlechte Zeiten, The Greed of Man, Red Shoe Diaries, Dog City, ESPN National Hockey Night, Pole to Pole, Battle of the Brains, Noddy's Toyland Adventures, Truckers, The Little Mermaid, California Dreams, Fish Police, Rederiet, Eldorado, María Mercedes, Nightmare Cafe, Picket Fences, Bananas in Pyjamas, Home Along Da Riles, Por Estas Calles, Bob, The Original Amateur Hour, Fievel's American Tails, Knights and Warriors, Virtual Murder, The Finder, The Plucky Duck Show, Egoli: Place of Gold, Roundhouse, Rides, The Adventures of T-Rex, Real Sex, Covington Cross, Renegade, Stand By Your Man, Parallel 9, Up to the Minute, Raw Toonage, Cha Cha Cha, GMA Network News, Bad Influence!, Mara Clara, The Heights, Down the Shore, Rox, Tropang Trumpo, Sightings, Flying Blind, Lamb Chop's Play-Along, Tequila and Bonetti, Out All Night, Shaky Ground, Funnybones, Swans Crossing, Def Comedy Jam, TG5, Mulberry, Ober Da Bakod, Valiente, Nightmare Stage, The Book and the Sword, The Hollywood Game, Rocketship 7, Extraordinary People, Rubbish, King of the Jumble, Hoy Gising!, Julie, Kitty Cats, Rage and Passion, Me, You and Him, Big News, La loba herida, Junglies, Lifestories: Families in Crisis, Frannie's Turn, The Little Polar Bear, Name Your Adventure, Warriors in Transit, Reliable Sources, Delta, Vuelo secreto, Money Talks News, Ready Set Learn, Dame Edna's Neighbourhood Watch, Double Up, Pedra sobre Pedra, Philbert Frog, TG4, Super Dave: Daredevil for Hire, Good Morning with Anne and Nick, So Haunt Me, Terry and Julian, Degrassi Talks, Prairie Fire, Laurie Hill, Julie Lescaut, Oi Mikromesaioi, Power play, The Cloning of Joanna May, Piel, Side by Side, Aby do switu..., B&B, The Brollys, MTV's Most Wanted, Lira, Star Drama Presents, Screen Scene, Donald's Quack Attack, 3pm, Victoria Wood's All Day Breakfast, In Bed With Chris Needham, Balitang Balita, Personal Diary, Las dos Dianas, TV Champion, Mickey's Mouse Tracks, Hélčne et les Garçons, My Two Wives, Ett Äktenskap i kris, TV Squash, Alabang Girls, Gimme 5, Show & Tell, Computer Doctor, Une famille formidable, 17 Bernard Club, Oi frouroi tis Achaias, Erotic Confessions, Tales From The Poop Deck, Rhythm & Blues, The Son of a Gunn Show, Americana, You're on Nickelodeon, Charlie Brown, Jase TV, Noticias Uno, Juniper Jungle. Excerpt: is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Yoshihiro Togashi. The name of the series is spelled YuYu Hakusho in the Viz Media manga and Yu Yu Hakusho in other English distributions of the franchise. The series tells the story of Yusuke Urameshi, a teenage delinquent who is struck and killed by a car while attempting to save a child's life. After a number of tests presented to him by Koenma, the son of the ruler of the afterlife Underworld, Yusuke is revived and appointed the title of "Underworld Detective", with which he must investigate various cases involving demons and apparitions in the human world. The manga becomes more focused on martial arts battles and tournaments as it progresses. Togashi beg...

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Running North - 2826786276

100,27 zł

Running North WORKMAN PUBLISHING

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

What happens when a woman and her husband move their family from New Hampshire to Alaska to train a team of purebred Siberian Huskies for the world's toughest dogsled race, the Yukon Quest? They endure thousands of miles of lonely training in the Yukon trying to avoid thin ice, wolves, and rogue moose; they put up with the amused skepticism of Alaskan locals; and they pit themselves against the ultimate, fickle adversary--nature. RUNNING NORTH is the true story of how Ann Cook, her husband, George, and their young daughter, Kathleen, moved to Alaska and how their Siberians became the first team from the lower forty-eight states to finish the Yukon Quest. It tracks George on his horrific journey through the Yukon, recording the frostbite, the hallucinations that come with exhaustion, the wolves, and the nights out on the ice at minus ninety degrees Fahrenheit. This is the great story of man struggling against nature and surviving. But unlike most accounts of high adventure that center solely on the adventurer and the quest, RUNNING NORTH is also the story of Ann Cook, who drove the truck and carried the gear and kept the family together. In the tradition of MY OLD MAN AND THE SEA, she tells both stories in simple, elegant prose that reveals the tragedy, joy, and folly that lie on either side of the curtain separating the adventurer from the world left behind. They run up against crazy landlords, win over gruff neighbors, drive a broken-down truck that sucks oil like Alaskans suck coffee, listen to a radio show that keeps trappers in contact with the world, meet mysterious fishermen who appear without notice and disappear without a sign, fight with a young cousin who will betray them in the end, protect their young daughter from the dangers of their new wild world, and stare awestruck at the wide sweep of Alaskan landscape. RUNNING NORTH is the story of two very different adventures on the edge: one among the racers braving the Yukon and the other among the people they leave behind.

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Feet in the Clouds - 2826684423

52,51 zł

Feet in the Clouds AURUM PRESS

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Nearly 10 years after its first publication, Aurum are re-issuing this classic running book which has defined a genre. It includes an introduction from bestselling author Robert Macfarlane and an epilogue from Richard Askwith. The concept of fell-running is simple: it's a sport that involves running over mountains - sometimes one, sometimes many. It's also immensely demanding. While running uphill is a stamina-sapping slog, running pell-mell down the other side requires the agility - and even recklessness - of a mountain goat. And there's the weather to contend with. It may make the sports pages only rarely, but in areas like the Lake District and Snowdonia fell-running is the basis of a whole culture - indeed, race organisers sometimes have to turn competitors away so that fragile mountain uplands are not irrevocably damaged by too many thundering feet. Fixtures like the annual Ben Nevis and Snowdon races attract runners from all over Britain, and beyond. Others, such as the Wasdale and Ennerdale fell runs in the Lakeland valleys - gruelling marathons of more than 20 miles - remain truly local events for which the whole community turns out, with many of the runners back on the same fells the next day tending sheep. Now, Richard Askwith explores the world of fell-running in the only legitimate way: by donning his Ron Hill vest and studded shoes to spend a season running as many of the great fell races as he can, from Borrowdale to Ben Nevis: an arduous schedule that tests the very limits of one's stamina and courage. Over the months he also meets the greats of fell-running - like the remarkable Joss Naylor, who to celebrate his fiftieth birthday ran all 214 major Lakeland fells in a single week; Billy Bland, the combative Borrowdale man whose astounding records still stand for many of the top races; and Bill Teasdale, a hero of the sport's earlier, professional days, whom he tracks down to his tiny cottage in the northern Lakes. And ultimately Askwith's obsession drives him to attempt the ultimate challenge: the Bob Graham Round - a non-stop circuit of 42 of the Lake District's highest peaks to be completed within 24 hours. This is a portrait of one of the few sports to have remained utterly true to its roots - in which the point is not fame or fortune but to run the ancient, wild landscape, and to be a hero, if at all, within one's own valley. Feet in the Clouds is a chronicle of a masochistic but admirable sporting obsession, an insight into one of the oldest extreme sports, and a lyrical tribute to Britain's mountains and the men and women who live among them.

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New Zealand Marco Polo Guide - 2826772945

38,08 zł

New Zealand Marco Polo Guide Marco Polo

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Marco Polo New Zealand: the Travel Guide with Insider Tips Experience all the attractions of New Zealand with this up-to date and authoritative guide, complete with 'Best Of' recommendations. You'll find lonely beaches and breathtakingly beautiful national parks, cosy hotels and authentic restaurants, the top places for adventure seekers and selected hiking trails. There are also tips for shopping and getting by on a low budget, as well as ideas for those travelling with children and for active pursuits and a summary of the country's main festivals and events. Further sections include: Travel Tips, Food & Drink, Links, Blogs, Apps & more and index; useful too is the 'Perfect Route' section and the handy pull-out map supplied in addition to the Road Atlas inside. 'Kiwi' is the word that perhaps best sums up New Zealand. Shy kiwi birds hide in the undergrowth of the rainforest, vitamin-rich kiwi fruits grow just about everywhere and the Kiwis - as the New Zealanders call themselves - offer a friendly welcome to visitors from all over the world. With MARCO POLO New Zealand you will discover a unique natural paradise at the other side of the world. The practical, pocket-sized guide leads you through an amazingly varied landscape: paradise beaches with Mediterranean climate, frozen glaciers in the high mountains, deep fjords, tangled forests with gigantic trees and thermal areas where the ground boils over. On top of that is the exotic appeal of the Polynesian culture of the original inhabitants, the Maori. The 'Perfect Route' covers both islands in all their variety, from Cape Reinga in the north of North Island, past the lively cities of Auckland and Wellington and across to the South Island, the scenically most beautiful of the two whose landscape provided the setting for the 'Lord of the Rings'. The 'Best Of' pages highlight some unique things about New Zealand (e.g. festive supper with the Maori and the Art Deco town of Napier), recommend places to go for free, and have tips for things to do if it rains and where you can relax and unwind. The Insider Tips reveal where New Zealanders still mainly keep themselves to themselves where you have to pass one test of courage or another in order to have your adventures in the underworld. The Excursions & Tours chapter takes you off the beaten track: along the coast roads you can explore the wild east of the North Island or cycle along disused railway tracks through the highlands of Central Otago. Finally the Dos & Don'ts tell you not to drink from rivers and why you can't stay the night in hotels. MARCO POLO New Zealand provides comprehensive coverage of all parts of the country. To help you find your way around there are the 'Where to Start' panels for the main cities, a detailed Road Atlas, the useful maps of Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin and Wellington in the cover, and a separate pull-out map.

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American Star - 2826770440

42,52 zł

American Star Simon & Schuster

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Nick and Lauren can never forget each other. Teenage small-town lovers - he from the wrong side of the tracks, she the prettiest girl in town - their love was the town scandal, forbidden, sizzling and unforgettable, ending abruptly in a tragedy that sent them into separate orbits. Nick pursues his dream of acting, and after a series of wild adventures begins the slow rise that will make him one of Hollywood's biggest stars. Lauren goes to New York and enters the modeling world, surprising everyone with a career that takes off in a direction she never expected. American Star follows them both on their trips to fame, as Nick and Lauren, haunted by the secret they share, try to live without each other - only to find they can't. American Star is a compelling story of love, sex and murder, set against the glamorous backgrounds of New York and Hollywood, as only Jackie Collins!

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Chilled Acoustic - 2839265508

129,99 zł

Chilled Acoustic Sonic Records / Ministry of Sound

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1. Radiohead - Street Spirit (Fade Out) 2. Massive Attack / Thorn, Tracey - Protection 3. Marcheeba - The Sea 4. Air - Playground Love (With Gordon Tracks) 5. Chemical Brothers, The - Where Do I Begin 6. Badly Drawn Boy - Once Around The Block (Andy Vote 7. Beta Band, The - Squares 8. Royksopp - Silver Cruiser 9. Brakes, Turin - Mind Over Money 10. Lindstrom & Thomas, Prins - Feel Am 11. Bent - Private Road 12. Fun Lovin' Criminals - We Have All The Time Im The 13. Chicane - Offshore (Lp Mix) 14. Faithless - Crazy English Summer 15. Mother Earth - Jessie 16. Jakatta - The Other World 17. Nightmares On Wax - Da Feelin' 18. World Party - She's The One 19. Bonobo - Flutter 20. Weller, Paul - Wild Wood (Live) 101. Adele - Hometown Glory 102. Dido - Here With Me 103. Rae, Corinne Bailey - Like A Star 104. Athlete - Wires 105. Moby - In This World 106. Newton Faulkner - Teardrop 107. Allen, Lily - Who'd Have Know 108. Quaye, Finley - Even After All 109. Kt Tunstall - Other Side Of The World 110. Jamiroquai - Seven Days In Sunny June 111. Lemon Jelly - Stay With You 112. Groove Armada - Think Twice 113. Freemasons / Tzuke, Bailey - Uninvited (Big Ocean 114. Vegas, Dirty - Days Go By (Acoustic) 115. Gonzalez, Jose - Love Will Tear Us Apart 116. Kings Of Convenience - Mrs. Cold 117. Everything But The Girl - Single 118. Telepopmusik - Breathe 119. Doves - Firesuite 120. Armstrong, Craig - Weather Storm 201. Mgmt - Electric Feel 202. Goldfrapp - Happiness 203. Jamie T - Emily's Heart 204. Empire Of The Sun - We Are The People 205. Xx, The - Islands (The Blue Nile Remix) 206. Snow, Miike - Silvia 207. Thorn, Tracey - Hands Up To The Ceiling 208. Example - Watch The Sun Come Up (Live Studio Versi 209. Hot Chip - Boy From School 210. Phoenix - If I Ever Feel Better 211. Mylo - Sunworshipper 212. Nouvelle Vague - Let Me Go 213. Murphy, Roisin - Scarlet Ribbons 214. White, Simone - The Beep Beep Song 215. Yuill, James - This Sweet Love 216. Tellier, Sebastien - Dixi 217. Petter & Pix, The - Sit Down With Me 218. Mccleery, Jono - Tomorrow 219. Cicada - Tears 220. Field, The - Everybody's Got To Learn Sometime

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180th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line) - 2841423739

138,98 zł

180th Street (IRT Third Avenue Line) Alphascript Publishing

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. 180th Street was a station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. It had three tracks and two side platforms. The next stop to the north was 183rd Street. The next stop to the south was Tremont Avenue 177th Street. The station closed on April 28, 1973. The IRT Third Avenue Line, commonly known as the Third Avenue El, was an elevated railway in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York City. Originally operated by an independent railway company, it was acquired by the Interborough Rapid Transit Company (IRT) and eventually became part of the New York subway system.

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Outsider: My Autobiography - 2826865634

52,51 zł

Outsider: My Autobiography Corgi Books

Książki / Literatura obcojęzyczna

Jimmy Connors took the tennis world by storm like no player in the history of the game. A shaggy-haired working-class kid from the wrong side of the tracks, he was prepared to battle for every point, to shout and scream until he was heard, and he didn't care whom he upset in doing so. He was brash, he was a brat. He was a crowd-pleaser, a revolutionary. And he won more tournaments - an astonishing 109 - than any other man in history, including eight Grand Slam singles titles. Only now is Connors ready to set the record straight on what really happened on and off the court. The rivalry with John McEnroe, that frequently threatened to turn violent, with Bjorn Borg, and Ivan Lendl. His romance with Chris Evert, which made them the sweethearts of the sport. The escapades with his partner in crime, Ilie Nastase. The deep roots of the fierce determination that made him the best player on the planet. This is no genteel memoir of a pillar of the tennis establishment. Unflinching, hard-hitting, humorous and passionate, this is the story of a legend - the one and only Jimmy Connors.

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