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Catching Bullets: Memoirs of a Bond Fan
Mark O'Connell

Splendid Books Limited, 2009

When Jimmy O'Connell took a job as chauffeur for 007 producers Eon Productions, it would not just be Cubby Broccoli, Roger Moore and Sean Connery he would drive to James Bond - his grandson Mark swiftly hitched a metaphorical ride too. In Catching Bullets: Memoirs of a Bond Fan, Mark O'Connell takes us on a humorous journey of filmic discovery where Bond films fire like bullets at a Thatcher era childhood, closeted adolescence and adult life as ...


The Silverville Swindle
Kym O'Connell-Todd, Mark Todd

Ghost Road Press, 2006

What happens when a town's local resident spots a UFO? Silverville sees nothing but dollar signs. First an amusement park and museum, then a celestial motif for the whole town. Con artists and embezzlers, tourists and kooks, all get caught up in the frenzy, some hoping to make a quick buck, others seeking a spiritual message from beyond the stars. Ride along on this irreverent adventure that reveals Colorado mountain culture at its most ...


Little Greed Men
Kym O'Connell-Todd, Mark Todd

Raspberry Creek Books, Ltd., 2013

What happens when a town's local resident spots a UFO? Silverville sees nothing but dollar signs. First an amusement park and museum and then a celestial motif for the whole town. Con artists and embezzlers, tourists and kooks all get caught up in the frenzy, some hoping to make a quick buck, others seeking a spiritual message from beyond the stars. Ride along on this irreverent adventure that reveals Colorado mountain culture at its most ...


The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: An A+ Audio Study Guide
Mark Twain

Hachette Audio, 2006

A+ Audio is the innovative audio study guide series that will help you better understand, appreciate, and enjoy great works of literature. With a dramatic presentation that gives voice to the printed word, you'll experience these works as never before. CD contains: introduction to Mark Twain's life; detailed narrative guide to the novel; dramatic readings; critical analysis. PDF booklet contains: character list; scene-by-scene synopsis; glossary ...


Education for Citizenship

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997

This book addresses the challenge of education for citizenship at a specific, concrete level. It offers examples of efforts to create among our students a new set of what Tocqueville called mores or culturally defining 'habits of the heart' which will enhance citizenship, foster a sense of connectedness to a community stretching beyond the university, and ultimately, support the practices, basic values, and institutions necessary for the ...


Modern Brides & Modern Grooms: A Guide to Planning Straight, Gay, and Other Nontraditional ...

Skyhorse Publishing, 2014

How to make any wedding liberating, brave, and sexy. This post-DOMA book is for any couple—same or opposite sex—seeking a personalized wedding that dignifies the relationship and the individual self. No “new normal” here—this guide emboldens you to harness your unique, brazen, queer truth; to be creative; and to plan your wedding your way. Every fiancé faces the question: How do I become something new without losing myself? Using his ...


The Complete Encyclopedia of Signs & Symbols
Mark O'Connell, Raje Airey

Hermes House, 2009

A fascinating guide containing over 1600 visual symbols, including photographs, fine art paintings, and line illustrations with in-depth commentary, definitions and explanations. With this guide, we can identify and analyze our visual vocabulary and interpret the unconscious codes and secret languages of our most ancient emotions. Illustrations show how signs and symbols have been interpreted and represented throughout history in art, mythology ...


The Magicke Outhouse
Kym O'Connell-Todd, Mark Todd

Raspberry Creek Books, Ltd., 2013

Everyone knows you can't time-travel. But the rules change in Silverville, where anything is possible. Combine ley lines with a mysterious privy fungus and you might end up anywhere from ancient Egypt to the Wild West or into the future. Add in an almost-zombie and a pig that can sing "Happy Birthday," and you're in for a wild ride - if the tour guide can just work out the kinks. This is book three of the Silverville Saga of books.


Religion and Public Life in the Pacific Northwest: The None Zone (Religion by Region)

AltaMira Press, 2004

When asked their religious identification, more people answer 'none' in the Pacific Northwest than in any other region of the United States. But this does not mean that the region's religious institutions are without power or that Northwesterners who do attend no place of worship are without spiritual commitments. With no dominant denomination, Evangelicals, Mainline Protestants, Catholics, Jews, adherents of Pacific Rim religious traditions, ...


All Plucked Up
Kym O'Connell-Todd, Mark Todd

Raspberry Creek Books, Ltd., 2012

Think Indiana Jones meets the Maltese Falcon. Except Indy is a woman and there's no falcon, only chickens. It takes place in Silverville where anything is possible. An ordinary Colorado mining town that may sit on converging ley lines that punch holes in everyday reality, that cause extraordinary coincidences and the occasional UFO sighting. And now...a curse! A novel by Kym O'Connell-Todd and Mark Todd. Published by Raspberry ...


The Marriage Benefit

Grand Central Life & Style, 2008

Baby boomers' expectations for their marriages are often unrealistic. When their relationship comes up short on romance and sex, but seems long on disagreements and strife, many boomers choose to leave. THE MARRIAGE BENEFIT is less a book about how to make our relationships better than it is about how our relationships can make us better if we just work on our expectations and improve communications. Harvard Medical School clinical instructor ...


Epic Fail: Bad Art, Viral Fame, and the History of the Worst Thing Ever

Byliner Inc., 2013

It clutters our inboxes. It fills our Facebook feeds. It keeps afloat a whole armada of late-night comedians, YouTube auteurs, and twitter wits … an endless stream of "Worst Things Ever." Recall, if you will, Rebecca Black's chart-topping disasterpiece, "Friday." Or “The Room”, Tommy Wiseau's cinematic tragedy turned cult farce. Or the devout Spanish septuagenarian who produced an infamously botched, and now stunningly ubiquitous, ...


Symbols, Signs & Visual Codes: An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cultural Signifiers & Graphic Icons: A ...
Raje Airey, Mark O'Connell

Southwater, 2007

Signs and symbols are integral to the world in which we live: from letters and words on a page to the constellations in the night sky; from the image of a god to the secret gargoyles on a cathedral roof; from the meaningful winking of an eye to an elabor


The Good Father: On Men, Masculinity, and Life in the Family
Mark O'Connell

Scribner, 2005


Illustrated Encyclopedia of Signs & Symbols
Mark O'Connell & Raje Airey

Anness Publishing Ltd, 2010

A fascinating guide to hundreds of symbols, signs and ideographs, illustrated with photographs, artworks, diagrams and drawings, and presented with authoritative text, commentry and definitions.


Coastal Fish Identification California to Alaska 2nd Ed.
Paul Humann, Ned DeLoach

New World Publications, 2008

The updated and enlarged Second edition features more than 30 additional species and 70 new photographs. From the beautiful cool waters of Catalina Island to the frigid straits teaming with life in British Columbia, this book covers it all. This is the most comprehensive pictorial fish ID guide ever published for these waters. More than 320 superb color photos are presented in our popular, quick-reference format. Now in flexibinding (cloth ...


Death, In Gravely Falls: Sometimes, Justice Isn't Enough, 2014

Fictional Gravely Falls, Colorado sits on the outskirts of ski country with beautiful views, wonderful landscapes… and murder. Dorothy Collins, the most beautiful woman in town is dead, mauled to death by a bear. Sheriff Hank Crenshaw thinks differently, a bear wouldn’t cause a nice clean slice across her neck. All clues point toward his best friend, a known stalker and would be thief. Lisa Hubbard, known around town for her crazy talk about ...


The Ultimate Illustrated Guide to Dreams Signs & Symbols: Identification and analysis of the visual ...
Mark O'Connell, Raje Airey, ...

Anness, 2012

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Jump Off, The
Mark Jenkins, Jeff O'Connell

HarpPeren, 2004

Mark Jenkins, premier fitness instructor to the elite of the hip–hop world, presents a fast, effective two–month workout that uses hip–hop drive to attain an unsurpassed level of fitness in record time. Mark Jenkins, celebrity fitness drillmaster, says 'if you want it, you gotta work it!' He's reshaping the world of hip–hop and film and now wants to give you a body like today's hottest movie and recording stars. With clients such as P. ...



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