German Uniforms And Bayonets 1841-1945: 676 Pictures Of Soldiers With Their Bayonets

By Klaus Lübbe

Very good picture learn of German uniforms and bayonets, to incorporate many early Imperial period pictures. very good reference and examine quantity with special picture captions and "in wear" photographs. each fine quality sleek web page of this research comprises interval photographs of German infantrymen in each available situation and state of affairs of their uniforms with their bayonets and gear; with particular captions in English and German.

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101st Airborne: The Screaming Eagles at Normandy

By Mark Bando

This unparalleled examine the one hundred and first Airborne includes photos so infrequent, you will not think your eyes! Mark Bando made an immense locate while he unearthed 50 colour pictures of the Screaming Eagles taken at Normandy. those images, including firsthand debts and day by day, minute-by-minute historical past of the a hundred and first Airborne, inform the tale of this elite battling staff. those super infrequent photographs, including greater than two hundred formerly unpublished archival pictures from the author's personal assortment, supply a dynamic examine those bold international battle II paratroopers.

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Thomas Hardy: Behind the Mask

By Andrew Norman

The first biography to provide an explanation for the discomfort of his own lifestyles and the way it stimulated such masterpieces as Jude the Obscure and Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Piercing the veil of secrecy which Thomas Hardy intentionally drew over his lifestyles, this publication seeks to determine why he used to be choked with discomfort, and to find how this ended in the construction of a few of the best novels and poems within the English language. Shy to a fault, Hardy surrounded his house with a dense curtain of bushes, kept away from exposure and investigative journalists, and while viewers arrived all at once he slipped quietly out of the again door on the way to steer clear of them. in addition, following the demise of his first spouse Emma, he burned, web page by way of web page, a book-length manuscript of hers entitled What i feel of my husband, including letters, notebooks, and diaries—both his and hers. This habit begs the query: did he have anything to conceal, and if that is so, did this "something" relate to his dating with Emma? This biography places ahead facts that she can have suffered from schizophrenia, and identifies an "other guy" with whom she was once in love.

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A City Upon a Hill: How Sermons Changed the Course of American History

By Larry Witham

The phrases That Stirred a kingdom

From colonial instances to the current, from Abraham Lincoln to Billy Graham, the sermon has been the dynamic medium wherein the USA conducts its most crucial debates, motivating us to struggle wars in addition to struggle for peace and eventually defining the process our heritage. A urban Upon a Hill tells the yankee tale via those robust phrases, exhibiting us at our best—and occasionally at our worst.

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Roget's Super Thesaurus

By Marc McCutcheon

Roget's great Thesaurus is a perennial favourite between writers, and this most recent variation has greater than 1,000 new and improved entries. This timesaving reference might help you discover the precise synonym or antonym to offer your writing precision and colour. From aback to zydeco, you will discover the precise notice you need.

Easy to exploit and accomplished in content material, Roget's tremendous word list comprises those special features:

  • reverse dictionary
  • sample sentences
  • enlightening quotes
  • more that 400,000 synonyms and antonyms

the following time that elusive, just-right note or word is at the tip of your tongue, achieve for Roget's large Thesaurus. With extra gains than the other note reference, it is is a must have for each writer's desk!

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Elizabeth Is Missing: A Novel

By Emma Healey

In this darkly riveting debut novel—a subtle mental secret that also is an heartbreakingly sincere meditation on reminiscence, identification, and aging—an aged lady descending into dementia embarks on a determined quest to discover the easiest buddy she believes has disappeared, and her look for the reality will return a long time and feature shattering consequences.

Maud, an getting older grandmother, is slowly wasting her memory—and her grip on daily life. but she refuses to fail to remember her ally Elizabeth, whom she is confident is lacking and in bad danger.

But nobody will take heed to Maud—not her annoyed daughter, Helen, no longer her caretakers, now not the police, and particularly now not Elizabeth’s mercurial son, Peter. Armed with handwritten notes she leaves for herself and an overpowering feeling that Elizabeth wishes her support, Maud resolves to find the reality and shop her liked friend.

This singular obsession varieties a cornerstone of Maud’s speedily dissolving current. however the clues she discovers appear simply to guide her deeper into her prior, to a different unsolved disappearance: her sister, Sukey, who vanished almost immediately after international struggle II.

As shiny stories of a tragedy that happened extra fifty years in the past come flooding again, Maud discovers new momentum in her look for her buddy. may perhaps the secret of Sukey’s disappearance carry the most important to discovering Elizabeth?

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The Briefest English Grammar and Punctuation Guide Ever!

With very good examples and easy-to-follow principles, this concise and useful consultant covers the fundamentals of English grammar and punctuation. ideal for English audio system who weren’t taught right grammar within the school room in addition to for common readers who're doubtful approximately punctuation marks in convinced occasions, this guide sheds mild at the commonest questions, together with Where may still commas pass? whilst may still a hyphen be used? and What is the adaptation among an adjective and an adverb?

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Practice Makes Perfect English Grammar for ESL Learners, 2nd Edition: With 100 Exercises

Build a superior origin in English grammar

As a starting learner of English, you could locate that grammar strategies akin to indefinite articles, relative pronouns, the passive voice, or gerunds will be complicated. to head ahead together with your English abilities, you would like advice via difficult grammar parts. that is the place Practice Makes ideal: English Grammar for ESL Learners comes in.

Practice Makes ideal: English Grammar for ESL Learners bargains a whole review of English grammar utilizing concise, easy-to-understand language. it is going to aid bring up your confi dence writing and speaking in English. due to the confirmed perform Makes ideal structure, you'll polish your English grammar abilities very quickly at all.

Practice Makes excellent: English Grammar for ESL Learners is helping you:

  • Understand different ideas and parts of grammar
  • Build your grammar abilities with greater than a hundred attractive routines
  • Broaden your wisdom with sentence rewrites and artistic writing activates
  • New! attempt your total comprehension with a assessment section

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The Incarnation of Language: Joyce, Proust and a Philosophy of the Flesh (Bloomsbury Literary Studies)

By Michael O'Sullivan

The Incarnation of Language investigates how the proposal of incarnation has been hired in phenomenology and the way this has motivated literary feedback. It then examines the curiosity that Joyce and Proust proportion within the idea of incarnation. by means of studying the subjects of synthesis and embodiment that incarnation connotes for those writers, it deals a brand new interpreting in their paintings departing from serious readings that experience privileged notions of radical alterity and distinction.

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The Children Act

By Ian McEwan

One of the simplest Books of the yr: The Washington Post, NPR, Vogue, BookRiot

Fiona Maye is a number one excessive courtroom judge who presides over circumstances within the relatives department. She is well known for her fierce intelligence, exactitude, and sensitivity. But her specialist luck belies inner most sorrow and household strife. there's the lingering remorse of her childlessness, and now her marriage of thirty years is in crisis.
       At an analogous time, she is termed directly to try out an pressing case: Adam, a stunning seventeen-year-old boy, is refusing for spiritual purposes the clinical therapy which can keep his existence, and his religious mom and dad echo his needs. Time is operating out. should still the secular court docket overrule in actual fact expressed religion? during attaining a call, Fiona visits Adam within the hospital—an come upon that stirs long-buried emotions in her and robust new feelings within the boy. Her judgment has momentous outcomes for them either.

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