books about: legless
Wide-Eyed and Legless: Inside the Tour de France
Mainstream Digital, 2011
In 1987, the Tour was won by Irishman Stephen Roche. It was the first time the champion had hailed from outside the Continent or the States and the first time in 20 years a British team - ANC Halfords - had competed in the world's toughest and craziest race. Jeff Connor not only stayed with the British team but also found himself an unofficial team member. In this long-awaited new edition of Wide-Eyed and Legless , now widely regarded as a ...
Reach for the Sky: The Story of Douglas Bader, Legless Ace of the Battle of Britain (Bluejacket Books)
Naval Institute Press
Douglas Bader was a legend in his lifetime. After losing both legs in an air crash in 1931 and being dismissed as a cripple by the Royal Air Force, he fought his way back into the cockpit of a Spitfire to become one of the great heroes of the Battle of Britain. This inspiring biography of the famous World War II fighter pilot, first published in 1954, has a following of faithful readers who come back to the book time and again to re-read, share ...
Legless in Ginza: Orientating Japan
Melbourne University Publishing
Legless in Ginza is a witty and idiosyncratic picture of Japan at a traumatic time in its history. Robin Gerster lived and worked in Tokyo while Japan was reverberating with the shocks and aftershocks of political, bureaucratic, financial and social scandal. Part travel book, part personal and professional memoir, part cultural study, Legless in Ginza also ponders the travel experience itself. How does an outsider orientate himself in ...
Bibliophile Books, 2011
‘It’s not easy to stop the tears when you read ‘Diana’s Story.’ Sometimes they are tears of grief, sometimes of laughter. Mostly like much of what’s good about life, they’re both. Chock full of gorgeous, fruity characters, this is a wonderfully rich, life-enchanting read.’ Maureen Lipman (whose late husband, Jack Rosenthal, wrote the screenplay ‘Wide Eyed and Legless’ based on the book) 'A funny, sad, and above all, ...
Legless: desserts to get you in the spirit
New Holland Australia
Grab the keys to the liquor cabinet and unlock the best secrets in decadent deserts laced with liqueur!Have you ever hosted a dinner party and found the desserts left behind or un-touched? Legless will change that. It is the ultimate cookbook, with a wicked selection of recipes made from your favorite spirits and liquors.Compiled completely of desserts including liqueurs and spirits, Legless features an array of fresh and feisty desserts with an ...
The Case of the Legless Veteran
How the witch-hunters were challenged and defeated in a key case during the McCarthy era. The eight-year fight, supported by unions across the country, of a World War II veteran fired because of his communist views. Photos, index.
Amber Quill Press, LLC, 2012
The Taliban may have taken both of Chris's legs, but he came back from Afghanistan with his sense of humor and his lust for life firmly intact. The one thing that can shake his confidence, however, is meeting Josh, the one-night-stand from before his tour of duty he hasn't been able to forget. It turns out Josh hasn't forgotten Chris, either. But with Chris such a changed man, can they still have a future? Genres: Gay / Contemporary
Legless in the Garden Shed
A garden shed, once demolished by an explosion, now rebuilt. To hold only his love of music in a world, the walls are covered with old Beatle posters. Through the window where a cat used to sit, who used to water a plant kept alive with the warmth of a sun lamp. In the other corner, a large still bubbling away. I believe it once overheated. He thinks the only illegal substance in his life is his wife's cooking. His wife, an extra large shadowy ...
The 39 Apartments of Ludwig Van Beethoven
Schwartz & Wade
How hard is it to move 5 legless pianos 39 times? Beethoven owned five legless pianos and composed great works on the floor. His first apartment was in the center of Vienna's theater district... but he forgot to pay rent, so he had to move. (And it's very hard to move a piano. Even harder to move five). Beethoven's next apartment was in a dangerous part of town... so he moved, and the pianos followed on a series of pulleys. Then came an ...
Legless in the Garden
Diagnosed with a disabling and fatal disease in 1996, the author was told she would be dead within three years. Twelve years on, she's still very much alive and published this moving and often times, humourous tale of how she survived against a barrage of medical negativity and remained independent amidst a chorus of opposition. Disabled by disease, alone and away from family and cared for only by paid help and friends, she found her simpler ...
On Track: Quick ID guide to southern and East African animal tracks
Struik Nature (Random House Struik), 2013
Following the success of the earlier Scatalog – Quick ID guide to southern African animal droppings, here’s another quick and quirky identification guide, this time to tracks of the region’s most commonly found mammals, but also includes tracks of reptiles, rodents, birds and insects. A simple key on the inside front cover directs users to any of 11 categories, such as ‘cloven hooves’, ‘paws’ or 'tramline-like trails'. Nearly 100 ...
Wide-Eyed and Legless (New Longman Literature)
When Diana Longden's life is shattered by a mystery illness, she and Deric must learn to cope. Doctors are helpless in the face of a disease which seems to have neither cause nor cure, but for the Longdens life goes on - a life full of laughter, trust and the power of love.
search for books
Kindle - Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device
This is the future of book reading. I have used it and love it!
impressum - about us