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When The World Takes The Wind Out Of Your Sails

Author : James W. Moore
ISBN : 9781426711350
Genre : Religion
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Moore examines how, even in the worst of times, nothing separates believers from God's presence.

Not Enough Room To Swing A Cat

Author : Martin Robson
ISBN : 9781472834195
Genre : History
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As the crow flies'', ''chunder'', ''cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey'', ''three sheets to the wind'' - many terms like these are used in everyday English language conversation and writing. But how many landlubbers know that they derive from naval slang or know what the phrase originally referred to? The navy has helped to shape modern society. The navy is famous for its traditions, quirks and nuances. It is disinctly different to wider society and nowhere is this more evident than in language. The naval community once had its own language, incomprehensible to anyone who was not a sailor, which described and explained his unique world. But on shore leave these men introduced their language to the populations of bustling ports and harbours and the usage slowly spread inland. Today through the mediums of film, television and music, naval slang has been brought to the wider public and has become fully integrated into the English language to point where many phrases are used by people who have no concept of their meaning. Presenting terminology thematically, this book provides a compilation of naval slang throughout the world, from terms relating to ship-handling and seamanship through to food and drink, discipline and insults. The text is further enhanced with original black line drawings that illustrate certain technical terms, such as ''splice the mainbrace''.

Cruising World

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Death On The Installment Plan

Author : Louis-Ferdinand Céline
ISBN : 9780811223607
Genre : Fiction
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Death on the Installment Plan is a companion volume to Louis-Ferinand Céline's earlier novel Journey to the End of Night. Published in rapid succession in the middle 1930s, these two books shocked European literatue and world consciousness. Nominally fiction but more rightly called "creative confessions," they told of the author's childhood in excoriating Paris slums, of serves in the mud wastes of World War I and African jungles. Mixing unmitigated despair with Gargantuan comedy, they also created a new style, in which invective and obscenity were laced with phrases of unforgettable poetry. Céline's influence revolutionized the contemporary approach to fiction. Under a cloud for a period, his work is now acknowledged as the forerunner of today's "black humor."

Sail The Seven Seas Of Freedom

Author : Captain Rob Lee
ISBN : 9780982654200
Genre : Education
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Sail the Seven Seas of Freedom is about changing the way you view the world and your life. The purpose of this book is showing you how to enjoy life each and every day. I will help you rediscover your core values and give you the strength to listen to your inner voice. I want you to stop living an unfulfilling deferred lifestyle and start living a happy, fun, exciting, and fulfilling lifestyle, one with complete freedom! My goal is to help you live the life of your dreams NOW by sharing how we left a normal life and began living the life of our dreams.

The American Magazine

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ISBN : PSU:000020211370
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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I May Not Be Perfect But I M Irish

Author : Joe Sullivan
ISBN : 9781938845017
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Beneath The Wheel

Author : Hermann Hesse
ISBN : 9781466835047
Genre : Fiction
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Hans Giebernath lives among the dull and respectable townsfolk of a sleepy Black Forest village. When he is discovered to be an exceptionally gifted student, the entire community presses him onto a path of serious scholarship. Hans dutifully follows the regimen of study and endless examinations, his success rewarded only with more crushing assignments. When Hans befriends a rebellious young poet, he begins to imagine other possibilities outside the narrowly circumscribed world of the academy. Finally sent home after a nervous breakdown, Hans is revived by nature and romance, and vows never to return to the gray conformity of the academic system.

Before We Tie The Knot

Author : Dave Powers
ISBN : 9780615178110
Genre : Religion
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In 2006, a million couples stood before a pastor, or a justice of the peace and committed themselves to each other in matrimony. Studies show there are two-million additional couples planning on doing the same. For the vast majority, their wedding day has been given a lot of thought and preparation. Their hope is that their wedding day would fulfill all the hopes and expectations they hold for that day. Before We Tie The Knot addresses a few of the issues that couples tend to overlook, things that may have gone unnoticed. The intention of the author is to help couples get everything out of their wedding day they had hoped for, and more. And to share just a little insight from the thirty-seven years as a pastor, conducting wedding ceremonies and some of the good and not so good decisions couples have made along the way. So get a cup of coffee, find a comfortable chair, get a note pad and sit down with a pastor that loves to talk with couples about marriage and making the most of their wedding day.

In My Time The Greatest Century Of Chang

Author : Charles Willingham
ISBN : 9780595429301
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Author Charles E. Willingham always said he would achieve millionaire status before he turns sixty years old. At the age of fifty-nine-one day before his sixtieth birthday-Willingham achieves his lofty goal. But it was a long, hard road. Born in 1939, Willingham grows up in Texas picking cotton, feeding chickens, and graduating at the bottom of his high school class. But he soon catapults to the big time, becoming a U.S. Air Force Cold War spy, nearly getting shot down by Russian MIGs, and landing in the middle of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the building of the Berlin Wall. After the Cold War, Willingham creates hardware at Cal-Tech to measure the cosmic microwave fields emitted from the theoretical Big Bang, and then helps develop the country's first weather satellites at Ford Aerospace. But it is when he enters the relatively new field of computer technology that he eventually makes his fortune working for computer software magnate Bill Gates. With a host of laugh-out-loud escapades, In My Time is a classic rags-to-riches story and a vivid chronicle of one man's life in the twentieth century. A rollicking rollercoaster ride around the world and back, it is also a tale of Willingham's rugged individualism and hard-earned wisdom.

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