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Gruesome Guide to World Monsters
Make room in your suitcase for this monstrously entertaining guide to fantastic creatures around the world — and how to elude them. I did not make any of this up. Do you know why you should have baby teeth handy when visiting the Midwest? Or why you should bring a cucumber with you when swimming in Japan? How good are you at solving Russian riddles? From Boston to Bejing, from Moscow to Mali, any place you visit has its own terrifying tales ...
Crystal Spackman, 2014
Jennie and Tess energetically played Stanford college tennis together and became life-long friends as a result. When Tess desperately needs Jennie's energizing Master Gardening skills to restore the former splendor of the gardens of her family's Bed and Breakfast, set high in the La Jolla hills, above the legendary Torrey Pines golf course; Tess never imagined what Jennie would dig up: a human bone. Jennie has suffered through a year of ...
Gruesome Playground Injuries; Animals Out of Paper; Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo: Three Plays
Soft Skull Press
Rajiv Joseph is one of today’s most acclaimed young playwrights. The winner of numerous awards, including an NEA Award for Best Play and a Whiting Writers Award, he is an artist to watch. This volume gathers together for the first time his three major works to date. Included herein are his latest play, Gruesome Playground Injuries , which charts the intersection of two lives using scars, wounds, and calamity as the mile markers to ...
Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science
HMH Books for Young Readers
Phineas Gage was truly a man with a hole in his head. Phineas, a railroad construction foreman, was blasting rock near Cavendish, Vermont, in 1848 when a thirteen-pound iron rod was shot through his brain. Miraculously, he survived to live another eleven years and become a textbook case in brain science. At the time, Phineas Gage seemed to completely recover from his accident. He could walk, talk, work, and travel, but he was changed. Gage ...
Gruesome Playground Injuries
Dramatist's Play Service
Book annotation not available for this title. Title: Gruesome Playground Injuries Author: Joseph, Rajiv Publisher: Dramatist's Play Service Publication Date: 2012/03/30 Number of Pages: 40 Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress:
Ralph Franklin Keeling
Liberty Bell Publications
Book by Keeling, Ralph Franklin
The Angel of Vengeance - Most Gruesome Series on the Market. (A Glimpse into Hell Book 1)
Do you like EXTREME HORROR? This is it... The Most Gruesome and Sadistic Tale of Vengeance on the Market. Summary: In a dimly lit cell, a man has awakened to find himself surrounded by the most unimaginable and barbaric things that not even his worst nightmare could conjure up. His captor, Seth Coker, takes the man on a journey into his twisted world of vengeance. A world that runs parallel with the horrors that could only be found in ...
Gruesome Offerings: An anthology of 12 EXTREME horror stories - Volume 1
Vivid Mind, 2014
Gruesome Offerings Volume 1 by horror author Vivid Mind Copyrighted text. All rights reserved. Warning: Gruesome Offerings is an extreme and graphic horror anthology: almost one-hundred-thousand words of jaw-dropping, gut-wrenching gore, sickening suspense, copious amounts of cursing, terrifying thrills, hilarious black humour and very erotic kink. It is intended for adults and fans of hardcore horror only, so it is not suitable reading ...
Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty
Stanford Law Books
"How enviable a quiet death by lethal injection," wrote Justice Scalia, in a concurring opinion that denied review of a Texas death penalty case. But is it quiet? Renewed and vigorous debate over the death penalty has erupted as DNA testing has proven that many on death row are in fact innocent. In this debate, however, the guilty have been forgotten. In his new book, Gruesome Spectacles: Botched Executions and America's Death Penalty , ...
Dani Pass, 2015
"St. Budd's High School prides itself on providing the nation with either the finest minds or the leanest bodies there are to offer. One way or the other, if you send your child to us, we will indeed make something of them." This is the sinister mission statement of the school Bruce finds himself a part of when he's taken from his parents and enrolled in this renowned centre of residential education. But beneath the veneer of the classic ...
Edinburgh (Horrible Histories Gruesome Guides)
It's history with the nasty bits left in! Want to know: Whose pickled skin became a sought-after souvenir? Why it's alright to spit on the High Street? How the pupils of Edinburgh High School got away with murder? Plot your path to the past with a frightful full-colour map of the city's horrible highlights - climb up the cursed castle for tales of reckless raids and hit the High Street for a whole host of historical horrors.
Gruesome Greetings: A Georgie Hardtman Mystery
R J Smart Publishing
Greeting card artist Georgie Hardtman is leaving Oslo Lake, Minnesota and heading off to New York City to exhibit at Art LicenseFest!, the biggest artist trade show of the year. She had high expectations for an exciting trip, but when she discovers a dead body in her booth on set-up day, everything she thought she knew in this business is turned on its clever little art directed ear! And when another body turns up, Georgie can’t help but ask, ...
Real Monsters, Gruesome Critters, and Beasts from the Darkside
Visible Ink Press
Spotlighting news articles, historical accounts, and firstperson interviews, this chronicle of human interactions with monsters will convince even the most hardened skeptic of the existence of the bogeyman, bigfoot, werewolves, and swamp creatures. Offering an array of wild reports—from the police officer who begrudgingly responded to a call about a longhaired woman flying over a suburban neighborhood only to find himself calling for backup ...
The Middle Ages (The Gruesome Truth About)
Covering different historical eras, this informative series details all the topics one would expect to find in a history series, such as family life, food, religion, entertainment and warfare. However, it focuses on the most gruesome parts of these topics.
Ghosthunters #2: Ghosthunters and the Gruesome Invincible Lightning Ghost
Book 2 in the GHOSTHUNTERS series of frighteningly funny paperback originals by the phenomenal Cornelia Funke! After banishing the Incredibly Revolting Ghost of book 1, Tom, former klutz, Hugo, still an Averagely Spooky Ghost, and Hetty Hyssop, world-renowned ghosthunter, have formed an agency dedicated to dealing with difficult apparitions. No case can defeat them--until they encounter a Gruesome Invincible Lightning Ghost. This smoking ...
Silent Witnesses: The Often Gruesome but Always Fascinating History of Forensic Science
Chicago Review Press
Crime novelist and former police officer Nigel McCrery provides an account of all the major areas of forensic science from around the world over the past two centuries. The book weaves dramatic narrative and scientific principles together in a way that allows readers to figure out crimes along with the experts. Readers are introduced to such fascinating figures as Dr. Edmond Locard, the “French Sherlock Holmes”; Edward Heinrich, “Wizard of ...
Scooby-Doo and the Gruesome Goblin (Scooby-Doo Mysteries)
SCOOBY-DOO is an 'Ameri-canine' icon, the most beloved cartoon pooch of all time. Scooby is in the midst of a huge popularity boom, with new TV episodes and a sequel to the hit movie due in March 04. Surf's up, Scooby! The gang from Mystery, Inc. is headed to the Ocean Land water park for a little fun in the sun. But when they arrive, they discover the park is about to shut down! A slimy sea creature is haunting all the rides - and scaring away ...
Christopher Lee, Tall, Dark and Gruesome
Midnight Marquee Press
International film actor Christopher Lee details his childhood, war years, friendships with Peter Cushing, Vincent Price, Robert Bloch and Boris Karloff, and, of course, his varied and interesting film career. Mr. Lee first published his autobiography in Britian in 1977. The Midnight Marquee edition is updated, Americanized and includes many new and rare photos personally selected by Mr. Lee A must for all film fans.
Faceless: Five Gruesome Unsolved Murders: Most Mysterious and Headless Unsolved Murders of All Time
Five of the Most Gruesome Headless Unsolved Murder Cases of All Times Cold cases are fascinating because they have all the ingredients of a nail-biting murder mystery. Except there’s no ending. And what’s a book without an ending except an endless source of frustration and speculation? It’s even worse when the victim is unidentified. “Unknown” man/woman/ child murders send a chill through us and can even cause a little sadness. ...
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