In this brilliant biography T. J. Stiles offers a new understanding of the legendary outlaw Jesse James. Although he has often been portrayed as a Robin Hood of the old west, in this ground-breaking work Stiles places James within the context of the bloody conflicts of the Civil War to reveal a muc..
Before his mysterious disappearance and probable death in 1971, Oscar Zeta Acosta was famous as a Robin Hood Chicano layer and notorious as the real-life model for Hunter S. Thompson's Dr. Gonzo, a fat, pugnacious attorney with a gargantuan appetite for food, drugs, and life on the edge.Written with..
This issue of Otolaryngologic Clinics, Guest Edited by Drs. Umamaheswar Duvvuri, Arun Sharma, and Erica Thaler, is devoted to Robotics in Otolaryngology. This issue is one of six selected each year by our series Consulting Editor, Sujana S. Chandrasekhar. Articles in this important issue include: Pa..
Interprofessional working is one of the key subjects taught across early years, education, health and social care programmes, as a result of the move towards a more integrated practice for children. Written by a multi-professional team of contributors and grounded by their experience in interprofess..
NATIONAL BESTSELLERA debut collection of witty, biting essays laced with a surprising warmth, from Jen Mann, the writer behind the popular blog People I Want to Punch in the Throat People I want to punch in the throat: *; anyone who feels the need to bling her washer and dryer *; humblebraggers *; ..
The Black Song is the action-packed conclusion to the Raven's Blade series by Anthony Ryan, which began with The Wolf's Call. The Steel Horde has laid waste to the Venerable Kingdom, unleashing a storm of fire and blood. Now the leader of this mighty host - Kehlbrand, the warlord who thinks himself..
The Waking Darkis ';a horror story worthy of Stephen King' (Booklist) and ';a book you won't soon forget' (Cassandra Clare, author of the Mortal Instruments series)perfect for readers of Gillian Flynn and Rick Yancey. They called it the killing day. Twelve people murdered, in the space of a few hou..
Acclaimed picture book biographer Jeanette Winter has found her perfect subject: Jane Goodall, the great observer of chimpanzees. Follow Jane from her childhood in London watching a robin on her windowsill, to her years in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, invited by brilliant scientist Louis ..
Journalist Abigail Pogrebin is many thingswife, mother, New Yorkerbut the one that has defined her most profoundly is ';identical twin.' As children, she and her sister, Robin, were inseparable. But when Robin began to pull away as an adult, Abigail was left to wonder not only why, but also about th..
Fitz has survived his first hazardous mission as king's assassin, but is left little more than a cripple. Battered and bitter, he vows to abandon his oath to King Shrewd, remaining in the distant mountains. But love and events of terrible urgency draw him back to the court at Buckkeep, and into the ..
Akhil Sharma's new collection is a remarkable achievement. These tender, elegant stories - each of which was first published in the New Yorker - all explore the unpredictability of human emotion. In the sleek, minimalist prose for which his prize-winning novel Family Life was acclaimed, Sharma skilf..
Two preeminent legal scholars explain what tort law is all about and why it matters, and describe their own view of tort's philosophical basis: civil recourse theory.Tort law is badly misunderstood. In the popular imagination, it is "e;Robin Hood"e; law. Law professors, meanwhile, mostly dis..
Louis Mandrin led a gang of bandits who brazenly smuggled contraband into eighteenth-century France. Michael Kwass brings new life to the legend of this Gallic Robin Hood, exposing the dark side of early modern globalization. Decades later, the memory of Mandrin inspired ordinary subjects and Enligh..
As anyone who has wielded a camera knows, photography has a unique relationship to chance. It also represents a struggle to reconcile aesthetic aspiration with a mechanical process. Robin Kelsey reveals how daring innovators expanded the aesthetic limits of photography in order to create art for a m..
Mughal rulers were legendary connoisseurs of the arts, whose patronage attracted poets, artists, and scholars from all parts of the world. Sunil Sharma explores the rise and decline of Persian court poetry in India and the invention of an enduring idea of a literary paradise, perfectly exemplified b..
For almost a century and a half, Bulfinch's Mythology has been the text by which the great tales of the gods and goddesses, Greek and Roman antiquity, Scandinavian, Celtic, and Oriental fables and myths, and the age of chivalry have been known. The forerunner of such interpreters as Edith Hamilton a..
I know God doesn't make mistakes, and if I'm gay it's because that's what he wanted. What you wanted. And I think the challenge is to get everyone else to see that. This is their test, not mine. If only Taylor Adams had kept on lying to his parents, none of this would have happened. He wouldn't have..
November 1972. The Vietnam War is rumored to be drawing to a close, and for sixteen-year-old Paul Landon, the end can't come soon enough. The end will mean his older brother Chris, the family's golden child, returning home from the Army for good. But while home on leave, Chris entrusts Paul with a s..
In this moving sequel to her national bestseller A Year by the Sea, Joan Anderson explores the challenges of rebuilding and renewing a marriage with her trademark candor, compassion, and insight.With A Year by the Sea, Joan Anderson struck a chord in many tens of thousands of readers. Her brave deci..
This is the story that Disney would never tell you. What do you do when everything in your life falls apart? If you're Chris Mitchell, you run away from home--all the way to Disney World, a place where no one ever dies--and employees, known as Cast Members, aren't allowed to frown. Mitchell shares t..
If you grew up in the era of mood rings and lava lamps, you probably remember Free to Be . . . You and Me--the groundbreaking children's record, book, and television special that debuted in 1972. Conceived by actress and producer Marlo Thomas and promoted by Ms. magazine, it captured the spirit of t..
In 1950 the poet Charles Olson published his influential essay "e;Projective Verse"e; in which he proposed a poetry of "e;open field"e; composition-to replace traditional closed poetic forms with improvised forms that would reflect exactly the content of the poem.The poets and poetry..
Robin Blaser moved from his native Idaho to attend the University of California, Berkeley, in 1944. While there, he developed as a poet, explored his homosexuality, engaged in a lively arts community, and met fellow travelers and poets Robert Duncan and Jack Spicer. The three men became the founding..
There is no change that doesn't begin in the darkness of the human soul. The necessity for the confrontation with the Shadow has been known by all cultures in all times and recorded in their myths and legends. When the obligation to become whole is laid upon an individual, the first task he must und..
IT'S DANGEROUS TO GO ALONE! TAKE THIS.You are standing in a room filled with books, faced with a difficult decision. Suddenly, one with a distinctivecover catches your eye. It is a groundbreaking anthology of short stories from award-winning writers and game-industry titans who have embarked on a qu..
Robin Knox-Johnston said it could be suicidal. The head of the Royal Yachting Association told him not to go. Mike Perham ignored them and in August 2009, at the age of just 17 years, 5 months and 11 days, became the youngest person to have sailed solo around the world.Sailing the Dream tells the st..
In this fascinating book, Chris Abbott, a leading political analyst, takes a close look at 21 key speeches which have shaped the world today. He examines the power of the arguments embedded in these speeches to inspire people to achieve great things, or do great harm. Abbott draws upon his political..
Join celebrated naturalist Stephen Moss, host award-winning BBC series Springwatch and author of The Robin, for a year in the idyllic village of Mark on the Somerset Levels a watery wonderland rich in nature and wildlife, from birds to butterflies to badgersAs the year unfolds, Moss transports the..
As a child, Robin Bayley was enchanted by his grandmother's stories of Mexican adventures: of bandits, wild jungle journeys, hidden bags of silver and a narrow escape from the bloody Mexican Revolution. But Robin sensed there was more to these stories than anyone knew, and so he set out to follow in..
In this evocative, wildly romantic new novel set in Venice and London, Tracy MacNish follows one woman's journey from vengeance to extraordinary passion. . . Three years ago, Kieran Mullen was a carefree, confident beauty. One fateful night, everything changed, and she became solitary and aloof, rel..
This is the first book to be published that takes a 'then and now' view of the fourteen lifeboat stations on the north east coast between Sunderland and the Humber estuary. This lavishly illustrated book traces some of the many ways in which the lifeboat stations at Sunderland, Seaham, Hartlepool, R..
North Yorkshire boasts some of the most stunning countryside and amazing seaside anywhere in England, and its history is equally dramatic. Whitby Museum holds evidence of the great sea creatures that formerly populated this region millions of years ago. The soft shale rocks reveal and release fossil..
If you've ever wondered where Cross Bar Lane, Banjo Cottage, the Blue Robin and the Bug House cinema were, or how Jacky Fields, Caller Beck, Egton Village, Gallows Close and Cock Mill got their names, then A History of Whitby & its Place Names will be of interest to you. This absorbing and well-rese..
World famous because of its historic association with the iconic Sherwood Forest, Robin Hood and the Sheriff - Nottingham has been home to major industries too with Nottingham lace, bicycles, and Player's cigarettes notable in times past. Boasting two major universities, world-class theatres, and tw..
Daniel Vickery, the editor of the Western Flying Post, wrote in A Sketch of the Town of Yeovil (1856) that 'The town is surrounded on the South East by three remarkable hills - Babylonhill, Windmill-hill [Wyndham Hill], and Newton-hill. From these several points there are prospects so rich in fertil..
This illustrated history portrays one of England's great cities. It provides a nostalgic look at Nottingham's past and highlights the special character of some of its most important historic sites. The photographs are taken from the Historic England Archive, a unique collection of over 12 million ..
Rediscover the favourite childhood classic.What little girl can turn a whole household upside down and breathe new life back into a strange, old manor? The wonderfully contrary, strong-willed, angry, misunderstood Mary Lennox.When Mary Lennox is sent to Misselthwaite Manor to live with her uncle, ev..
At least one child in five experiences some form of learning difficulty, but:* Learning difficulties as we understand them DO NOT exist* They are not diseases just symptoms* These symptoms never appear alone* They are treatable and avoidableDr Robin Pauc, an expert in child neurology, approaches lea..
Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, take the piss They talk about their wives, their kids, their kids pets, their football teams and this being Ireland in 2011 12 about the euro, the crash, the presidential election, the Queen s visit. But these ..
Robin knew Paul wasn t perfect. But he said they were so lucky to have found each other, and she believed it was true.In the heady strangeness of Morocco, he is everything she wants him to be passionate, talented, knowledgeable. She is convinced that it is here she will finally become pregnant. Bu..
Police officer Megan Luz and her loyal K-9 partner Brigit are back on the beat-and under the gun-when the local rodeo show goes to the dogs...OUT OF THE DOGHOUSEAfter capturing the notorious Fort Worth "e;Tunabomber,"e; Megan and Brigit are practically celebrities. Which is why the police ch..
Southeastern Geographer VOLUME 54, NUMBER 2 : SUMMER 2014 Table of Contents Cover Art The Buddha Abides in Mississippi Mark M. Miller Introduction to Southeastern Geographer, Volume 54, Number 2 Carl A. Reese and David M. Cochran Part I: Papers The Geography of Non-Earned Income in the Piedmont Mega..
A groundbreaking contribution to the history of the "e;long Civil Rights movement,"e; Hammer and Hoe tells the story of how, during the 1930s and 40s, Communists took on Alabama's repressive, racist police state to fight for economic justice, civil and political rights, and racial equality. ..
Bringing together scholars from a range of disciplines to assess the use and meaning of language in the South, a region rich in dialects and variants, this comprehensive edited collection reflects the cutting-edge research presented at the fourth decennial meeting of Language Variety in the South in..
*** THE NEW FESTIVE TREAT FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER ***?An absolute joy. Like all of Millys books its packed with heart and humour and characters you fall in love with. I didnt want it to end Jane Fallon, bestselling author ofQueen Bee It's nearly Christmas and it's snowing, hard.Deep in the ..
'This is heartache for grown ups. The Weight of Love pulls you in and does not let go' ANNE ENRIGHT'Beautiful and painful, exquisitely written, shot through with nostalgia for our earlier selves' MARIAN KEYESLondon, 1996. Robin and Ruth meet in the staff room of an East London school. Robin, despera..
'Compulsively readable and with an ending you will not see coming' WOMAN & HOME'A real thrill ride' HEAT'The perfect read. Surprising and original' LESLEY KARA'Masterful . . . a great twist' HARRIET TYCETHE PERFECT HUSBAND . . .After a difficult pregnancy, Esther is grateful that her husband Robin o..
Atop a scenic bluff overlooking the Mississippi River and downtown Dubuque there once lay a graveyard dating to the 1830s, the earliest days of American settlement in Iowa. Though many local residents knew the property had once been a Catholic burial ground, they believed the graves had been moved t..
It's raining in Syracuse. Amateur sleuth Robin Light half-wishes her pet store, Noah's Ark, would just get up and float awaybusiness is that bad. A client finally comes callingonly to wind up dead a few days later. . .floating in the local reservoir. If there's one thing Robin's sure of it's that Ma..
Robin Light was behind the fish tanks of her Syracuse pet shop when the teenager walked in the door. With her electric blue hair, corpse-white lipstick, and in-your-face nose ring, Amy Richmond wasn't the type you could forget. But her appearance paled beside the message she had for Robin, "e;Mu..
Rubbed OutRobin Light has had better days. Business at her pet store is painfully slow. Syracuse has had twenty-three consecutive days of snow. And she's trying to quit smoking. . .again. So when ex-cop Paul Santini calls, offering a cakewalk of a job finding some rich lawyer's runaway wife, Robin t..
Gangsta Twist 1 is a modern-day Robin Hood meets Mission: Impossible with a witty urban twist. Taz, the ruthless leader of an elite group of bandits, falls hopelessly in love with Sacha, an up-and-coming lawyer who will stop at nothing to become a partner in her firm. When Cliff, Sacha's ex-boyfrien..
From the classic history of the Milwaukee Brewers, such as the stats of a young Robin Yount and the team's dramatic 2011 playoff run, to the lesser known trivia of the National League team, including which city the franchise relocated from after its founding year or the opposing player that attacked..
With trivia boxes, records, and team lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every Mets fan should know. It contains crucial information such as important dates, player nicknames, memorable moments, and outstanding achievements by singular players. This guide t..
Most Brewers fans have enjoyed a beer and a brat at Miller Park, proudly sported a hat with the iconic ball-in-glove logo, and listened to Bob Uecker call a game. Names like Pete Yuckovich and Gorman Thomas are just as familiar as Robin Yount and Paul Molitor. But even the most die-hard fans don't k..
THE NUMBER 1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER!'Warm and engaging' Sophie Kinsella'I'm smitten' Lindsey Kelk'Gorgeous, witty, reassuring' Daisy Buchanan'Funny, heartfelt, tender and empowering!' Giovanna Fletcher 'Hilarious, moving and extremely well written' Stylist Magazine You'll never forget the day you m..
As featured on ITV News and Radio 4's Today programme'This book could not come at a more appropriate moment . . . Matchless man: hugely important book' Joanna Lumley'A great champion of environmental activism . . . His extensive travels have given him many insights' Sir Ranulph Fiennes'This is a fab..
When the Vikings attack, a novice monk's life is changed forever in Matthew Harffy's new historical adventure.Lindisfarne, AD793.There had been portents - famine, whirlwinds, lightning from clear skies, serpents seen flying through the air. But when the raiders came, no one was prepared.They came fr..
Atonement as Gift: Re-Imagining the Cross for the Church and the World grows out of the conviction that the doctrine of the atonement has wide-reaching practical implications for some of the deepest pastoral and theological questions individuals and communities face today. It asks the question: 'Wh..
Einmal wie Thomas M ller das entscheidende Tor schie en und von Millionen Fans bejubelt werden. Wer hat noch nicht davon getr umt? Noch nie zuvor wurde das Berufsbild Profifu baller so spannend und detailliert beschrieben wie in diesem Buch von J rg Runde und Thomas Tamberg. In zahlreichen Insi..