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Navigating the Bible: The 5-Minute Guide to Understanding God's Word (Illustrated Bible Handbook Series)
Christopher D. Hudson
Barbour Publishing Inc.
If you’ve never read scripture—or if you’ve tried and given up—here’s the book for you: Navigating the Bible—The 5-Minute Guide to Understanding God’s Word. This brand-new resource is designed to be read in small portions—about five minutes apiece—that define, in average, everyday terms, important portions of the Bible. Each brief section is accompanied by fascinating sidebars that further explain the authors, recipients, ...
Superstar in a Housedress: The Life and Legend of Jackie Curtis
In the heyday of Andy Warhol's legendary hub of art, subculture, and insanity known as the Factory, one performer made his mark like no other: Jackie Curtis. A wildly creative, avant-garde performer, poet, playwright, and longtime friend and collaborator of Warhol's, Curtis was well known as a cross-dressing phenom whose personal life went even further and was even wilder than anything onstage and onscreen. In this loving, dazzling, and, above ...
Logan and The Mystical Collar: Adventures in Ancient Egypt (Greyhound Stories)
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Full Color Illustrations - Collector's Edition A famous Egyptian queen, a not so ordinary dog, and a bully cross paths to alter the course of history! After a mystical collar inscribed with hieroglyphics is found in a dusty old antique shop and placed on Logan the greyhound, he is launched into an exciting time travel adventure to Ancient Egypt. There, Logan meets up with a very familiar cast of characters, only he can’t figure out why they ...
Ancient Egypt (Eyewitness Guides)
Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Part of a series, this visual encyclopaedia looks at the story of ancient Egypt. From the humblest worker to the luxurious world of the pharaoh himself, the author builds up a picture of every aspect of ancient Egyptian life, including their mummies, jewels and musical instruments.
Asterix Omnibus 2: Includes Asterix the Gladiator #4, Asterix and the Banquet #5, Asterix and Cleopatra #6
Three titles, one stupendous volume: here are the fourth, fifth, and sixth Asterix titles, all together! In Asterix the Gladiator , our hero has to save his friend Caconofix from getting thrown to the lions. Asterix and the Banquet offers a feast for readers as Asterix and Obelix sample delicacies on a cross-country tip. And in Asterix and Cleopatra , he and the Egyptian queen build a sumptuous palace for Caesar—and outwit the Roman ...
LightMasters: Number 13
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
On her 13th birthday, Jessica is lured into the forest by a strange spiral light. In the woods she encounters three mystical LIGHTMASTERS, who convince her that she has unique magical gifts. Intrigued, Jessica is transported to another dimension where she is tested for her courage, faith and strength. Follow Jessica as she conquers her fears and helps save Earth from a wicked alien enemy who hates humans.
Powerful Political Women: Stirring Biographies of Some of History's Most Powerful Women
Joan McMahon Flatt
From the beginning of time, certain women—Catherine the Great, Golda Meir, Nancy Pelosi, Margaret Thatcher, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and others—have been beacons, inspiring those who followed to ﬁght against injustice and for ultimate equality. They often risked their own lives to shatter barriers and challenge expectations, because they believed that they could bring about a change for the better. The circumstances of their times brought out ...
Daughters of the Nile (Novel of Cleopatra's Daughter)
Based on the true story of Cleopatra’s daughter After years of abuse as the emperor’s captive in Rome, Cleopatra Selene has found a safe harbor. No longer the pitiful orphaned daughter of the despised Egyptian Whore, the twenty year old is now the most powerful queen in the empire, ruling over the kingdom of Mauretaniaan exotic land of enchanting possibility where she intends to revive her dynasty. With her husband, King ...
Elizabeth Taylor: A Shining Legacy on Film
Cindy De La Hoz
She was called the most beautiful woman in the world, but Elizabeth Taylor was far more than a pretty face—she was one of the greatest actresses the movies have ever known. From her first success in National Velvet when she was just 12 years old, to her stunning performances in A Place in the Sun, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof , and Suddenly, Last Summer to her Oscar-winning role in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and beyond—Elizabeth ...
Stories from Shakespeare
Meridian Books by Penguin Books
Retells in prose the 36 comedies, tragedies, and histories appearing in Shakespeare's First Folio.
Israel & the Nations: The History of Israel from the Exodus to the Fall of the Second Temple
F. F. Bruce
David F. Payne
The story of Israel is one of the outstanding tales of human history. Israel, occupying a narrow strip of land between sea and desert, was positioned on an international highway of commerce and warfare. This was a people whose future would be intertwined with the stories of nations great and small. F. F. Bruce shapes the daunting complexities of this history, nearly fourteen hundred years from the exodus to the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. ...
Original Sins: Trade Secrets of the Femme Fatale
Total Global Domination of the Whole World
How to do really bad things! What's a woman to wear when she kills her husband? Or plays her detective for a sap? And ultimately, what's the appropriate ensemble for facing a firing squad? Who is the femme fatale? Since time began, every culture has obsessed about her; women have wished to be her, and men – the dumb clucks – have connived to control her. Drawing on examples from history to Hollywood, this tongue-in-cheek handbook presents ...
Speak the Speech!: Shakespeare's Monologues Illuminated
Faber & Faber
The most comprehensive sourcebook of Shakespeare's monologues ever available in one volume. A detailed guide to approaching Shakespearean text, Speak the Speech! contains everything an actor needs to select and prepare a Shakespeare monologue for classwork, auditions, or performance. Included herein are over 150 monologues. Each one is placed in context with a brief introduction, is carefully punctuated in the manner that best illustrates ...
Ancient Egypt: Tales of Gods and Pharaohs
With compelling comic-style illustrations, a colossus's worth of facts, and dramatic fold-out spreads, Marcia Williams brings Egyptian myths to life. The stories of the Egyptian pharaohs and their ancient gods are full of mystery and adventure. In this retelling of nine tales of ancient Egypt, Marcia Williams uses her signature comic-strip style to capture the rich mythology and early history of this great civilization. Beginning with powerful ...
The Meaning of Shakespeare (Volume 2)
Harold C. Goddard
University Of Chicago Press
In two magnificent and authoritative volumes, Harold C. Goddard takes readers on a tour through the works of William Shakespeare, celebrating his incomparable plays and unsurpassed literary genius.
Cleopatra's name still glitters across history, evoking opulence, ambition, and tragedy. Raised in the shadow of the mighty Roman Empire, she dared to dream of a world united under Egyptian rule. She almost succeeded, and if she had, we would live in a far different world today. Cleopatra was not the renowned beauty of legend--her strength lay in her intelligence, courage, and charm, and she would need all three in her short and perilous reign. ...
Kenneth Burke on Shakespeare
This volume gathers and annotates all of the Shakespeare criticism, including previously unpublished lectures and notes, by the maverick American intellectual Kenneth Burke. Burke's interpretations of Shakespeare have influenced important lines of contemporary scholarship; playwrights and directors have been stirred by his dramaturgical investigations; and many readers outside academia have enjoyed his ingenious dissections of what makes a play ...
Chloe: A Novel
Cleveland O. McLeish
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Chloe has a lot on her plate. Between avoiding her crotchety boss, balancing her new found faith, achieving her dream of being an author, and trying to fend off the affections of the persistent James Jones, she hardly has time to sleep, let alone solve the mystery of her “undead” father, Patrick. Strange things start happening to Chloe and things don't add up. The deeper Chloe delves for information, the less clear things become. With ...
New Beginnings (The Ivory Series)
Vaughan and Nicola have survived a vampire turf war, now they face a much greater threat. “So, when you say you need to go to Egypt and find The Creator. What does that mean exactly?” After 66 years as a blood drinker, Vaughan makes moves to regain the mortality that was stolen from him. “It is time for you to show your loyalty to me. I have a task I wish for you to undertake in exchange for what you request.” He and the ...
Can Desire And Obligation. . . No one would expect that modest minister's daughter Joan Brown has a secret identity. But to her many fans, Joan is the author of a popular erotic romance series. And to fellow writer Ronald Montgomery, whom Joan met at an author panel, she is every bit the seductive diva. While their passion ignites instantaneously, Joan has another life to return to. . . Come Between Love And Passion? Ron Montgomery has ...
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