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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

  • The Onion

    Our Dumb World: The Onion's Atlas of The Planet Earth, 73rd Edition features incorrect statistics on all of the Earth's 168, 182, or 196 independent nations. It also features maps, including a fold-out world map at actual size. Readers will learn about every country from Afghanistan, 'Allah's Cat Box,' to the Ukraine, 'The Bridebasket of Europe.' Today's news-parody consumer cannot possibly understand made-up current events without the context of fake world history and geography. That is why The Onion is publishing a world atlas: to help us. Our Dumb World is an invaluable tool for any reader interested in overthrowing a weakened government in East Asia, exploiting a...read more

  • Louis L'amour

    Home in the Valley Steve Mehan had done the impossible: driven a herd of cattle from the Nevada range to California in the dead of winter! To the north the passes were blocked with snow, to the south lay miles of trackless and nearly waterless desert. But now the cattle the five ranchers had entrusted to him were sage. And he was back in time to pay off Jake Hitson, the moneylending rancher who'd stop at nothing to get their land. But Mehan had little time to rest before Hitson began to gloat. The bank in town had failed--the money was gone. Steve didn't hesitate. He had no choice. Now he'd ride hell-for-leather from Sacramento to Portland-six hundred and forty-five miles-with...read more

  • Louis L'amour

    His Brother's Debt Cattle rancher Ben Kerr wants Jim and Jack Casady's prime farmland real bad. He's offered them good money, but they won't sell. When the Casady brothers find Kerr's cattle grazing on their land, surrounded by broken fences, anger rises up like bile in Jack Casady's gut and tempers flare. As Jack rushes up from behind to warn Jim of an impending ambush by Kerr and his cronies, he's mistakenly shot by his own brother. Jim, devastated by his devastated by his mistake, heads for the hills to do some soul-searching, haunted by the vision of the brother he'd gunned down. But Jim finds something even better than solitude to chase away his grief on his journey. He...read more

  • Louis L'amour

    Grub Line Rider Most folks would call Kim Sartain an easygoing, peace-loving man. But the few who crossed the young drifter knew there was nothing he liked better than a good fight. When cattleman Jim Targ challenges Sartain's right to ride across an unclaimed stretch of meadow, Sartain decides he'll do better than ride through: He'll put down stakes there and homestead the land. So there's more at risk than land and pride when Targ hires a gunman to teach Sartain a permanent–and...read more

  • Louis L'amour

    Job for a Ranger To clear the name of an innocent man, Texas Ranger Chick Bowdrie pursues a murderous gang of bank robbers and cattle...read more

  • Louis L'amour

    Johnny Buck is a young cowboy, working for the Bar W. In the process of roping an old stob-horned steer, Buck is thrown from his horse–and into a hidden cleft where he encounters the mystery of a murdered man and a bag of ore that just might be gold. The taciturn owner of the Bar W discounts Buck's story of the "gold," but Buck soon finds that some of the shadier ranch hands are gunning for him. With a widow's daughter, a lost mine, and a missing prospector in the balance, Buck has no choice but to solve the mystery–or die...read more

  • Charles Martin

    As a result of his hard exterior and lonely tendencies, Tyler Steele finds himself a single father alone in the world - until a stranger and her daughter show up and change his life. Third generation Texas Ranger Tyler Steele is the last of a dying breed-- a modern day cowboy hero living in a world that doesn't quite understand his powerful sense of right and wrong and instinct to defend those who can't defend themselves. Despite his strong moral compass, Ty has trouble seeing his greatest weakness. His hard outer shell, the one essential to his work, made him incapable of forging the emotional connection his wife Andie so desperately needed. Now retired, rasing their son Brodie on...read more

  • Jean Hanff Korelitz

    From the New York Times bestselling author of You Should Have Known (adapted as "The Undoing" on HBO) comes another page-turning masterpiece, this time on college admissions—now a major motion picture starring Tina Fey and Paul Rudd.  "Admissions. Admission. Aren't there two sides to the word? And two opposing sides...It's what we let in, but it's also what we let out." For years, 38-year-old Portia Nathan has avoided the past, hiding behind her busy (and sometimes punishing) career as a Princeton University admissions officer and her dependable domestic life. Her reluctance to confront the truth is suddenly overwhelmed by the resurfacing of a life-altering...read more

  • Kimberla Lawson Roby

    The Reverend Curtis Black faces shocking new revelations about his wife in the ninth installment of the award-winning series from New York Times bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby. It's been months since Reverend Curtis learned that his wife Charlotte had affairs with two different men, and for now, he continues to be cordial and respectful to her. But he's also made it clear that once their son Matthew graduates high school, he will be filing for divorce. Charlotte, on the other hand, continues to do everything possible to make amends in hopes of saving their marriage. Unfortunately, Curtis is ready to move on and is being propositioned by a woman who desperately wants...read more

  • L. Ron Hubbard

    History of Research & Investigation Religion would wander badly unless it had the technology of the human spirit. That would be the vital thing to have, for religion to become a practical, everyday thing. - L. Ron Hubbard Today weapons exist powerful enough to annihilate whole nations. And violence has become commonplace, often in disregard of human life. Why has there been such a lessening of moral responsibility and, most important, what can be done about it? In providing the answers to these questions, Ron explores the history of Man's research and investigation in the field of the human spirit. As he details many remarkable phenomena familiar in past ages, yet unknown...read more

  • L. Ron Hubbard

    Aberration and the Handling Of I'm going to talk to you now about what aberration is. Aberration. Means exactly what it says. Aberration. It means something isn't going straight. It's basically an optical term, aberration, which drifted over into the field of the mind. - L. Ron Hubbard It betrays the brightest hopes of individuals, drives families apart, incites organizational turmoil and pitches nations into chaos. What malignant seed grows in the human mind that not only prevents individuals from "thinking straight," but forces them to act out their irrationalities? Man's failure over many millennia to find the cause of aberration has exacted an incalculable toll in personal...read more

  • Unknown

    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

  • Unknown

    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

  • Unknown

    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

  • L. Ron Hubbard

    Dianetics has remained a bestseller for more than 50 years. And with over 20 million copies in print, generating a movement that spans virtually every country on Earth, it's indisputably the most widely read and influential book ever written about the human mind. Here is the anatomy and full description of the Reactive Mind, the previously unknown source of nightmares, unreasonable fears, upsets and insecurities which enslave Man. This book shows you how to get rid of it, and so achieve something Man has previously only dreamed of: the State of...read more

  • L. Ron Hubbard

    Aberration and the Handling Of I'm going to talk to you now about what aberration is. Aberration. Means exactly what it says. Aberration. It means something isn't going straight. It's basically an optical term, aberration, which drifted over into the field of the mind. - L. Ron Hubbard It betrays the brightest hopes of individuals, drives families apart, incites organizational turmoil and pitches nations into chaos. What malignant seed grows in the human mind that not only prevents individuals from "thinking straight," but forces them to act out their irrationalities? Man's failure over many millennia to find the cause of aberration has exacted an incalculable toll in personal...read more

  • L. Ron Hubbard

    History of Research & Investigation Religion would wander badly unless it had the technology of the human spirit. That would be the vital thing to have, for religion to become a practical, everyday thing. - L. Ron Hubbard Today weapons exist powerful enough to annihilate whole nations. And violence has become commonplace, often in disregard of human life. Why has there been such a lessening of moral responsibility and, most important, what can be done about it? In providing the answers to these questions, Ron explores the history of Man's research and investigation in the field of the human spirit. As he details many remarkable phenomena familiar in past ages, yet unknown...read more

  • Unknown

    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

  • Unknown

    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