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  • A.K.A. Murray Langston The Unknown Comic

    The memoir of Murray Langston, a.k.a. "The UnknownComic," is a detailed account of the highlights and lowlights of each year of hislife, from June 27, 1944 until his sixty-ninth birthday on June 27, 2013. It's the story of how a poor kid from Montreal,being influenced by Jerry Lewis, longed to follow in his funny steps andsomehow leave Canada and make it to Hollywood. Spiced with humor, drama, and enough celebrities towarrant the alternate title Name-Droppers,Journey thru the Unknown offers manysurprising revelations, including Murray being threatened by Frank Sinatra,partying all night with Elvis Presley, spending Christmas Eve with LucilleBall, watching Bob Hope's Christmas show when he...read more

  • A.K.A. Murray Langston The Unknown Comic

    Get ready to laugh at hundreds of jokes aimed at theoverly hyped, self-appointed icons the Kardashians in The Joke Book for People Who Think the Kardashians Are a Joke. Don't laugh now, but get ready to laugh out loud andoften. TheJoke Book for People Who Think the Kardashians Are a Jokeis now available to anyone who wants to enjoy a good laugh at the...read more

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    Beowulf, first printed in 1815, is an epic Old English poem that dates back to between the eighth and eleventh centuries. The author is unknown, yet Beowulf is often regarded as one of the single most important works in Old English literature. The poem tells the tale of the protagonist Beowulf, prince of the Geats, and his constant desire to prove his strength. After hearing of a demonic and vicious monster wreaking havoc on King Hrothgar's great hall, Beowulf is inspired by the challenge and offers to slay the demon in an attempt to repay a debt owed by his father. The young, powerful warrior engages Grendel and kills the beast with his bare hands by ripping its arm off. Seeking...read more

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    This is the classic story of the vain emperor who is so swayed by the importance of clothes that he does not realize he is being fooled. Directed by Michael...read more

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    Set in New England, this traditional tune sung by Molly Scott tells how Mr. Fox raids the farm to feed his family, and of the exciting chase that ensues. The illustrations are projected with breathtaking detail of line and diversity of...read more

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    This story captures the feel of salt air in a seaside village and the rigors of shipboard life through the adventures of Tim, a gallant stowaway. The sweeping power of the wild ocean and angry sky is shown while sea chanteys and the calls of gulls accent the...read more

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    Esther wurde von ihrem Onkel aufgezogen. Sie leben in Susa; das weit weg von Israel liegt. Esther wird Königin. Eine Intrige wird verhindert, als sie durch ihren Mut ihr Volk vor dem Tod schützt. (Zusammenfassung von...read more

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    Aus meinem Leben. Dichtung und Wahrheit ist eine zwischen 1808 und 1831 entstandene Autobiographie, in der Johann Wolfgang von Goethe seine Erlebnisse aus den Jahren 1749 bis 1775 liebevoll darstellt. Nach Richard Friedenthal ist diese mannigfaltig vorschreitende Lebensgeschichte einer der großen deutschen Romane – ein...read more

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    The Book of Enoch was thought to be lost for over 2000 years, until in 1773, a traveler brought three copies back from Ethiopia. Whether or not this ancient book was actually authored by Enoch, the father of Methuselah and great grandfather of Noah, is an ongoing debate among historians and theologians. But all recognise the Book of Enoch as one of the most important apocalyptic works outside of the Bible. This 1917 translation by R. H. Charles is professionally narrated by Christopher Glyn and aims to provide those who are curious to know the contents of this cryptic and mysterious book with an enjoyable way to do...read more

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    The setting of 1st and 2nd Maccabees is about a century and a half after the conquest of Judea by the Greeks under Alexander the Great. It tells how the Greek ruler Antiochus IV Epiphanes attempted to suppress the Jewish religion, resulting in the Maccabean Revolt from 175 to 134 BCE. Originally included in the King James Bible, 1st and 2nd Maccabees is a thrilling historical account of the guerrilla warfare in which, with God's help, the Maccabean brothers, Judas, Jonathan and Simon were empowered to win extraordinary victories against vastly superior armies and restore an independent Jewish kingdom and religion. British narrator, Christopher Glyn, brings these epic stories to life with...read more

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    This great collection contains the soundtracks of three television adventures in which the Doctor and friends travel back in Time and get caught up in events in history. The three stories (The Myth Makers, The Massacre, and The Highlanders) find the TARDIS in Ancient Greece, 16th Century France, and 18th Century Scotland. William Hartnell stars as the Doctor in The Myth Makers and The Massacre, whilst Patrick Troughton steps into the role for The Highlanders. Linking narration is provided by Peter Purves and Frazer...read more

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    These thirteen guided meditations, based on the mystical poetry of Paramhansa Yogananda, are ideal for evoking deep, spiritual awareness. Set to a background of well-known and inspiring classical music, Metaphysical Meditations draws listeners inward to the calm, joyful, expansive states of awareness that accompany deep meditation. All thirteen selections are easy to follow and perfect for both beginning and experienced meditators. One of our most popular audiocassettes, this completely redesigned and remastered edition is now being made available on CD for the first...read more

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    In this inspiring blend of voice and instrumentation, Swami Kriyananda reads selected quatrains from the sacred poem The Rubaiyat, written nearly a thousand years ago by Omar Khayyam. The mystical music of I, Omar weaves melodically through the background, and transports us to an ancient place and time. Here the heart and mind open to perceive The Rubaiyat's veiled, yet deeply profound spiritual truths. Swami Kriyananda has edited and published The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda, his guru, and has worked extensively with this ancient poem and Yogananda's interpretations. His stirring reading of these selected stanzas with explanations offers spiritual...read more

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    Learn how the chakras tangibly affect your daily life and how to use their special energies to speed your spiritual progress. First Chakra: Key to Loyalty, Discipline, and Focus Topics include: The earth element in human consciousness; inflexibility and materialism as negative aspects of the earth element; the role of the chakras in our spiritual evolution; the relationship between astrology and the chakras. Second Chakra: Key to Flexibility, Contentment, and Getting in the Flow Topics include: The water element in human consciousness; releasing the need for control and learning how to flow with life; why one should not be "offensively" contented; wishy-washiness as a negative...read more

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    These classic stories, taken directly from the text of the New Revised Standard Version of the Bible, will delight and inspire children before bedtime or on the go. Collection Includes From The Old Testament The Creation, The Garden of Eden, The Serpent in The Garden, Cain and Abel, Noah's Ark, Abraham Sacrifices Isaac, Jacob and Esau, Joseph and His Brothers, The Birth and Youth of Moses, Moses at the Burning Bush, The Plagues of Egypt, Crossing the Red Sea, The Ten Commandments, Battle of Jericho, David and Goliath, King Solomon's Wisdom, Elijah and the Priests of Baal, Daniel in the Lion's Den, Jonah and the Whale Collection Includes From The New Testament The Angel Appears...read more

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    This classic epic revolves around the battle between the Franks and the Moors in 778. Though he has grown up in poverty in a cave in Italy, Roland is in fact descended from great heroes of old. Since his youth, his mother has taught him that someday he will be a brave hero like his father, Milon, and serve with the great army of his uncle, Charlemagne. When King Charlemagne comes to Italy, he rejoices to find his long-lost sister and nephew and gives them places of honor in his court. As Roland becomes a man and a knight, he embarks on a quest to the Far East and becomes the champion of the Princess of Cathay. One of the great medieval "songs of great deeds," this is a composite of...read more

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    This is the story of a gardener named James and his young daughter, Mary. Their simple, joyful life is interrupted when Mary is accused of theft. During the trial, Mary maintains her innocence and tells the truth, in spite of great pressure. But Mary and her father are convicted as thief and accomplice and begin their sentence for the crime. Throughout their sentence, James encourages Mary with lessons from the gospel and continues to prepare her for what is to come. His constant faith is a moral example for his daughter and for the reader. Little is known of the origins of this classic religious tale, which was originally written in French, except for the initials of its...read more

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    The purpose of this guide from the National Institute on Drug Abuse is to provide facts which will educate adolescents and teenagers about drug abuse. This NIDA guide makes teens aware of the dangers of drug abuse, by providing scientific facts about various types of drugs in order to help teenages make safe and smart decisions. The guide focuses on the influence various drugs have on the brain to help teens better understand addiction. This NIDA guide covers anabolic steroids, ecstasy (MDMA), inhalants, marijuana, prescription drugs, stimulants (including cocaine), and tobacco, as well as the dangers of HIV/AIDS as associated with drug...read more

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    Watch how two little elves come to the rescue of a poor cobbler and his wife. BookBox brings you animated stories with a scientifically proven read along feature. Watch your kids have fun while they are subconsciously improving on their reading and language learning...read more

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    Follow a warrior in search of water to save his people. BookBox brings you animated stories with a scientifically proven read along feature. Watch your kids have fun while they are subconsciously improving on their reading and language learning...read more