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- The Permanent Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Fellow Travelers is the story of the women in the brothers lives: Katya, the peasant girl Victor rescues from the streets of Moscow; Tania, the communist party functionary who eventually becomes his wife; and Yelena, the singer and cabaret entertainer Manny marries and ultimately destroys. Though the story centers on the rivalry between the two... more...
- Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 35.99
Learn how to create your very own game using the libGDX cross-platform frameworkAbout This Book Learn the core features of libGDX to develop your own exciting games Explore game development concepts through example projects Target games for major app stores quickly and easily with libGDX's cross-platform functionalityWho This... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 90.00
"Encyclopedia of Ancient Literature" offers comprehensive coverage of the literary works, writers, and concepts of the ancient world, from the beginnings to approximately 500 CE. Ranging from ancient Greece and Rome to China, Egypt, Japan, India, Persia, Babylonia, the Hebrew world, and more, this accessible A-to-Z encyclopedia provides students... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 25.00
Constraints on freedom, education, and individual dignity have always been fundamental in determining who is able to write, when, and where. Considering the singular experience of the African American writer, William W. Cook and James Tatum here argue that African American literature did not develop apart from canonical Western literary traditions... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2003; US$ 18.32
Cook led three famous expeditions to the Pacific Ocean between 1768 and 1779. In voyages that ranged from the Antarctic circle to the Arctic Sea, Cook charted Australia and the whole coast of New Zealand, and brought back detailed descriptions of the natural history of the Pacific. Accounts based on Cook's journals were issued at the time, but it was... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 13.99
Between 1768 and 1779, Captain James Cook of the British Royal Navy made three voyages of exploration for purposes of scientific research. On each voyage he kept a log of scenes and adventures. Cook's reputation rose steadily with each voyage largely because Europeans were fascinated with the romance of discovery as well as reports of sexual licence... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.21
The 2005 edition of The Best American Crime Writing offers the year's most shocking, compelling, and gripping writing about real-life crime, including Peter Landesman's article about female sex slaves (the most requested and widely read New York Times story of 2004), a piece from The New Yorker by Stephen J. Dubner (the coauthor of Freakanomics... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2014; US$ 9.99
This guide to the language of baseball decodes the amusing, clever phrases that pepper commentary about the sport. Packed with witty explanations of everything from "duster" and "rubber arm" to "up the elevator," this ballpark lexicon plays on a nostalgic love for the national pastime while covering ground from baseball's beginnings to today. This... more...
- Rough Guides Ltd 2013; Not Available
The Rough Guide to the Best Places to Stay in Britain on a Budget reviews over 250 establishments, from the Isles of Scilly to Orkney and Windermere to Winchester, taking in rural B&Bs, cool townhouses, historic inns, hikers' hostels and canal boats. Our selection includes everything from comfortable £12 dorms to ornate £80 doubles, showing that you... more...
- Wordsworth Editions Ltd 2013; US$ 4.49
This book, told mostly from Cook's journals, describes the adventure of sailing into the unknown, of scientific experiment to fix a method of establishing longitude and of the botanical curiosities that were collected by Joseph Banks more...