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The Book of Awakening: Having the Life You Want by Being Present to the Life You Have
Philosopher-poet and cancer survivor, Mark Nepo opens a new season of freedom and joy--an escape from deadening, asleep-at-the wheel sameness--that is both profound and clarifying. His spiritual daybook is a summons to reclaim aliveness, liberate the self, take each day one at a time, and to savor the beauty offered by life's unfolding. Reading his poetic prose is like being given second sight, exposing the reader to life's multiple dimensions, ...
Aproximaciones al estudio de la literatura hispánica
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
More than just an anthology, Aproximaciones al estudio de la literatura hispánica is an introduction to literary analysis with readings from Spanish and Spanish-American literature. Organized by the four genres of prose, poetry, drama, and the essay, the text provides a rich and diverse array of reading selections. Each section is accompanied by an introduction to the genre, and each reading includes a wealth of exercises that help students ...
Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster Who Created Vegas Poker
The astonishing story of Benny Biniona rip-roaring saga of murder, money, and the making of Las Vegas Benny Binion was many things: a cowboy, a pioneering casino owner, a gangster, a killer, and founder of the hugely successful World Series of Poker. Blood Aces tells the story of Binion’s crucial role in shaping modern Las Vegas. From a Texas backwater, Binion rose to prominence on a combination of vision, determination, ...
The Round House: A Novel
The Round House won the National Book Award for fiction. One of the most revered novelists of our time—a brilliant chronicler of Native-American life—Louise Erdrich returns to the territory of her bestselling, Pulitzer Prize finalist The Plague of Doves with The Round House , transporting readers to the Ojibwe reservation in North Dakota. It is an exquisitely told story of a boy on the cusp of manhood who seeks justice and understanding ...
Adulterio (Vintage Espanol) (Spanish Edition)
Quiero cambiar. Necesito cambiar…. Yo no soy así, pero poco a poco estoy perdiendo el contacto conmigo misma. Adulterio , la provocativa nueva novela de Paulo Coelho, explora el verdadero significado de cómo llevar una vida plena y feliz. ¿Cómo podemos equilibrar lo cotidiano con el deseo de algo nuevo? Para todos los que la conocen, Linda lleva una vida sacada de un cuento de hadas: un marido que la ama, unos hijos adorables, ...
Psychology: Themes and Variations, Briefer Version
PSYCHOLOGY: THEMES AND VARIATIONS, BRIEFER EDITION, 9TH EDITION helps you experience the excitement of this fascinating field, while helping you study and retain what you learn! Filled with practical ways that you can apply psychology to your everyday life, this best-selling psychology textbook is an experience in learning that you'll remember long after you complete your introductory psychology course. Critical Thinking Applications in every ...
Practice Makes Perfect Spanish Verb Tenses, Second Edition (Practice Makes Perfect Series)
Go beyond conjugation and learn the right verb tenses for speaking and writing in Spanish. If you are looking for help memorizing Spanish verb conjugations, then any Spanish verb book will do. But if you are interested in becoming fluent, you'll need to learn how these language building blocks are used in everyday speech and writing. That's where Practice Makes Perfect: Spanish Verb Tenses comes in. The ideal reference/workbook for ...
The Day the Crayons Quit
Crayons have feelings, too, in this funny back-to-school story illustrated by the creator of Stuck and This Moose Belongs to Me --now a #1 New York Times bestseller! Poor Duncan just wants to color. But when he opens his box of crayons, he finds only letters, all saying the same thing: His crayons have had enough! They quit! Beige Crayon is tired of playing second fiddle to Brown Crayon. Black wants to be used for more than just ...
Easy Spanish Step-By-Step
A proven grammar-based approach that gets you communicating in Spanish with confidence, right away Easy Spanish Step by Step proves that a solid grounding in grammar basics is the key to mastering a second language. Grammatical rules and concepts are clearly explained in order of importance, and more than 300 verbs and key terms are introduced on the basis of frequency. Numerous exercises and engaging readings help learners quickly build ...
Repase y escriba: Curso avanzado de gramática y composición
Mar?a Canteli Dominicis
Repase y escriba combines solid grammar coverage with contemporary readings from a variety of sources, including literature, magazines, and newspapers. Readings are preceded by a short passage introducing the author and the context, and are followed by vocabulary, comprehension questions, and conversation prompts. The Sección léxica teaches students proverbs, idioms, and word families. There are also topics for creative compositions with ...
The Last Olympian (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, Book 5)
All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds are against them. Kronos is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, his power only grows. In this momentous final book in the New York Times best-selling series, the prophecy surrounding Percy's sixteenth birthday unfolds. And as the battle for Western civilization rages on the streets of ...
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream
Hunter S. Thompson
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the best chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking good times ever committed to the printed page. It is also the tale of a long weekend road trip that has gone down in the annals of American pop culture as one of the strangest journeys ever undertaken. Now this cult classic of gonzo journalism is a major motion picture from Universal, directed by Terry Gilliam and starring Johnny Depp and Benicio ...
Madrigal's Magic Key to Spanish: A Creative and Proven Approach
Three Rivers Press
Anyone can read, write, and speak Spanish in only a few short weeks with this unique and proven method, which completely eliminates rote memorization and boring drills.
Goodman and Gilman's The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics, Twelfth Edition
The landmark text in medical pharmacology is now in full color Includes DVD with image bank A Doody's Core Title ESSENTIAL PURCHASE for 2011! 4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "This 12th edition of the most authoritative book in pharmacology is the best both in content and physical appearance....This edition of Goodman & Gilman's continues to be the most authoritative and widely used resource bridging the discipline of pharmacology with ...
El Alquimista: Una Fabula Para Seguir Tus Suenos
La mágica historia de Paulo Coelho, que trata sobre Santiago, un niño pastor andaluz que viaja en busca de un tesoro material, nos enseña la importancia que tiene el saber eschuchar lo que nos dice el corazón, a aprender a leer los presagios dispersados por el camino de nuestras vidas y, sobre todo, a seguir nuestros sueños. El Alquimista , ahora por primera vez disponible en España en Norte America, ha sido aclamado en España y en ...
Practice Makes Perfect Complete Spanish Grammar, 2nd Edition (Practice Makes Perfect Series)
Build your confidence in your Spanish skills with practice, practice, practice! From present tense regular verbs to double object pronouns, this comprehensive guide and workbook covers all those aspects of Spanish grammar that you might find a little intimidating or hard to remember. Practice Makes Perfect: Complete Spanish Grammar focuses on the practical aspects of Spanish as it's really spoken, so you are not bogged down by unnecessary ...
Manual de gramática
Thanks to its flexibility, simplicity, and range, MANUAL DE GRAMÁTICA is the most accessible grammar reference for Spanish students. It combines clear, easy-to-use charts with detailed grammar explanations in English supported by plentiful examples. The text covers all major grammatical rules of Spanish and offers real-world applications of all grammar points, making it an invaluable reference tool that students will turn to time and again in ...
Practice Makes Perfect Basic Spanish (Practice Makes Perfect Series)
Learn the Spanish you need. Gain the language skills you want. Practice Makes Perfect: Basic Spanish is a trusted companion to your Spanish-learning experience. In each bite-sized lesson, author Dorothy Richmond explains one--and only one--grammar concept and illustrates it with many clear examples. The accompanying fun and interesting exercises let you practice, practice, practice what you have learned. Although these lessons are purposely ...
Little Red Book of Selling: 12.5 Principles of Sales Greatness
Salespeople hate to read. That's why Little Red Book of Selling is short, sweet, and to the point. It's packed with answers that people are searching for in order to help them make sales for the moment—and the rest of their lives.
Cien años de soledad (Vintage Espanol) (Spanish Edition)
Gabriel García Márquez
“Muchos años después, frente al pelotón de fusilamiento, el coronel Aureliano Buendía había de recordar aquella tarde remota en que su padre lo llevó a conocer el hielo”. Con estas palabras empieza una novela ya legendaria en los anales de la literatura universal, una de las aventuras literarias más fascinantes del siglo xx. Millones de ejemplares de Cien años de soledad leídos en todas las lenguas y el Premio Nobel de ...
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