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- Unofficial Guides 2013; US$ 18.95
The Disneyland Story: The Unofficial Guide to the Evolution of Walt Disney's Dream is the story of how Walt Disney?s greatest creation was conceived, nurtured, and how it grew into a source of joy and inspiration for generations of visitors. Despite his successors' battles with the whims of history and their own doubts and egos, Walt?s vision maintained... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2013; US$ 135.00
This volume presents results from a corpus-based investigation into the metaphorical production of foreign language learners, comparing texts written by Norwegian (L2) learners of English with those written by British (L1) students. Three types of questions are addressed. The first has empirically measured answers: For example, do L2 English writers... more...
- Sandstone Press Ltd 2014; US$ 10.19
Martin Moran has been a man of the mountains since youth. Famously, he made the first solo ascent of the Scottish Munros in the winter months, as described in his great book, The Munros in Winter (published by Sandstone Press). For decades now he has made his living as a mountain guide based in Strathcarron, Wester Ross. The Scottish hills have by... more...
- Michael O'Mara 2011; US$ 7.99
Charismatic, talented, intriguingly private and not forgetting devastatingly handsome, Johnny Depp is an actor who has captured the hearts and imaginations of people worldwide. The range of roles in which he has starred make him one of the world's most bankable and sought-after actors - from Alice in Wonderland to Edward Scissorhands, Charlie and the... more...
- Santa Monica Press 2011; US$ 21.99
Immensely popular and prolific, Harold Lloyd sold more movie tickets during the Golden Age of Comedy than any other comedian. From Coney Island to Catalina Island, and from Brooklyn to Beverly Hills, Lloyd?s movies captured visions of silent-era America unequaled on the silver screen. A stunning work of cinematic archeology, Silent Visions describes... more...
- Rare Bird Books 2014; US$ 9.99
A small town girl leaves her troubled family and starts stripping — which introduces her to a community that keeps her sober and saves her life — but a roller-coaster lifestyle ensues. She gets drugged, does enema shows, and unionizes the club. When she tries to quit and go to graduate school, her mother is diagnosed with terminal cancer. Broke and... more...
- TAJ Books International 2013; US$ 3.99
Charlie Chaplin literally fell into the genre of slapstick comedy when he was 18 years old. Long out of work and anxious to secure a part in an upcoming third-rate London production of Caseys Circus, entering the audition Chaplin slipped, tried to right himself, slipped again, fell on all fours over a chair which then fell on him, finally sitting... more...
- Counterpoint 2014; US$ 25.00
This new collection of interconnected essays marches to a provocative premise: what if one way to understand your life was to examine the objects within it? Which objects would you choose? What memories do they hold? And lined up in a row, what stories do they have to tell? In recalling her experience, Dinah?s essays each begin with one thing — real... more...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 57.71
Die bisherige Diffusion beim Umgang mit dem Begriff ,Fiktion? resultiert aus der Verkennung des Phänomens ,fiktional?. Es wurde übersehen, dass fiktionale Gebilde ,Persistenz? voraussetzen, das Privileg des szenischen Dabeiseins und -bleibens in verschlossenen Situationen, deren Verkettung als Handlungsnexus erfahrbar wird. Das Fiktionsfeld fingiert,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 135.00
The major purpose of newspaper headlines is to trigger the reader?s interest. A popular way to achieve this goal is the use of phraseological modifications. Based on previous findings from various linguistic disciplines, this book provides an interdisciplinary approach to shed light on the reception of substitutions like More than Meats the Eye .... more...