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The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho continues to change the lives of its readers forever. With more than two million copies sold around the world, The Alchemist has established itself as a modern classic, universally admired. Paulo Coelho's masterpiece tells the magical story of Santiago, an Andalusian shepherd boy who yearns to travel in search of a worldly treasure as extravagant as any ever found. The story of the treasures Santiago finds ...
The Day of Atonement: A Novel
The bestselling author of such novels as A Conspiracy of Paper and The Whiskey Rebels continues his masterly run of “atmospheric” ( The Washington Post ), “page-turning” ( The Baltimore Sun ), “tremendously smart” ( Newsweek ) historical thrillers. In The Day of Atonement , David Liss blends meticulous period detail with crackling adventure in the tale of one man’s quest for justice—and retribution. Sebastião Raposa ...
Brazilian Student Activities Manual for Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language
Clemence de Jouet-Pastre
There is a Brazilian version and European Portuguese version of the Student Activities Manual . The organization of the Student Activities Manual follows that of the main text, providing further practice of each chapter’s vocabulary and grammatical structures through sentence-building and completion exercises, fill-ins, and art- and realia-cued activities. Reading and writing activities include strategies for improving reading and ...
My Portugal: Recipes and Stories
Stewart, Tabori & Chang
In My Portugal , George Mendes, chef and owner of Michelin-starred Aldea, introduces us to the world of Portuguese cuisine, offering 125 mouthwatering recipes that showcase the wide range of dishes that come from this coastal country. The collection balances Mendes’s popular restaurant recipes, such as his signature Duck Rice and Garlic Seared Shrimp, with his takes on classic Portuguese dishes, such as Salt, Cod, Potato, and Egg Casserole; ...
White Space is Not Your Enemy: A Beginner's Guide to Communicating Visually through Graphic, Web & Multimedia ...
Designing a website or brochure without an art background? Then step away from the computer and read this engaging, conversational introduction to visual communications first. Written for the beginner, White Space is Not Your Enemy, Second Edition , is a practical graphic design and layout guide that introduces the concepts and practices necessary for producing effective visual communication across a variety of formats--from web to print. This ...
Dream Big (Sonho Grande): How the Brazilian Trio behind 3G Capital - Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Telles and ...
My friend - and now partner - Jorge Paulo and his team are among the best businessmen in the world. He is a fantastic person and his story should be an inspiration to everybody, as it is for me." - Warren Buffett In just over forty years, Jorge Paulo Lemann, Marcel Telles and Beto Sicupira built the biggest empire in the history of Brazilian capitalism and launched themselves onto the world stage in an unprecedented way. Over the past five ...
Ponto de Encontro: Portuguese as a World Language (2nd Edition)
Clemence de Jouet-Pastre
Contemporary Portuguese Language - The Way You Want To Teach It Ponto de Encontro is the first Portuguese language textbook that allows the instructor to choose to teach either Brazilian or European Portuguese. The Second Edition of this best-selling text is completely updated to reflect the 1990 Acordo Ortográfico (spelling reform) , ensuring students learn how to accurately read and write in Portuguese ...
Living Language Spanish, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 coursebooks, 9 audio ...
Complete Spanish is a unique multimedia program that takes you beginner to advanced level in one convenient package. At the core of Complete Spanish is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts. Millions have learned with Living Language®. Now ...
Pedagogy of the Oppressed (Penguin Education)
Penguin Books Ltd
This text argues that the ignorance and lethargy of the poor are the direct result of the whole economic, social and political domination. The book suggests that in some countries the oppressors use the system to maintain a 'culture of silence'. Through the right kind of education, the book suggests, avoiding authoritarian teacher-pupil models and based on the actual experiences of students and on continual shared investigation, every human ...
Destruction of Black Civilization: Great Issues of a Race from 4500 B.C. to 2000 A.D.
Third World Press
The Destruction of Black Civilization took Chancellor Williams sixteen years of research and field study to compile. The book, which was to serve as a reinterpretation of the history of the African race, was intended to be ""a general rebellion against the subtle message from even the most 'liberal' white authors (and their Negro disciples): 'You belong to a race of nobodies. You have no worthwhile history to point to with pride.'"" The book ...
Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe
Perennial / HarperCollins
Ferdinand Magellan's daring circumnavigation of the globe in the sixteenth century was a three-year odyssey filled with sex, violence, and amazing adventure. Now in Over the Edge of the World , prize-winning biographer and journalist Laurence Bergreen entwines a variety of candid, firsthand accounts, bringing to life this groundbreaking and majestic tale of discovery that changed both the way explorers would henceforth navigate the oceans and ...
501 Portuguese Verbs (Barron's 501 Portuguese Verbs)
John J. Nitti
Michael J. Ferreira
Barron's Educational Series
Here is an ideal supplement to classroom textbooks for students learning Portuguese. The most frequently-used Portuguese verbs are presented alphabetically in table form, one verb per page. Each verb is completely conjugated in all tenses with English translations. A new index in this edition lists an additional 1,000 verbs with English translations, cross-referenced to verbs that are similarly conjugated in the main text. Language students will ...
Living Language Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition: Beginner through advanced course, including 3 ...
Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition is a unique multimedia course that takes you from a beginner to an advanced level in one convenient package. At the core of Brazilian Portuguese, Complete Edition is the Living Language Method™, based on linguistic science, proven techniques, and over 65 years of experience. Our method teaches you the whole language, so you can express yourself, not just recite memorized words or scripts. ...
Africa: A Biography of the Continent
"Awe-inspiring . . . a masterly synthesis." -- The New York Times Book Review "Deeply penetrating, intensely thought-provoking and thoroughly informed . . . one of the most important general surveys of Africa that has been produced in the last decade." -- The Washington Post In 1978, paleontologists in East Africa discovered the earliest evidence of our divergence from the apes: three pre-human footprints, striding away from a volcano, were ...
Blindness (Harvest Book)
A city is hit by an epidemic of "white blindness" which spares no one. Authorities confine the blind to an empty mental hospital, but there the criminal element holds everyone captive, stealing food rations and raping women. There is one eyewitness to this nightmare who guides seven strangers-among them a boy with no mother, a girl with dark glasses, a dog of tears-through the barren streets, and the procession becomes as uncanny as the ...
Nathan Myhrvold, co–author of Modernist Cuisine , says of Ferran Adriá’s elBulli 2005 – 2011 , "This record of his cuisine, techniques, and creative process is invaluable both as a book to cook from, and as one of the foundations of 21st century food." The Picasso of culinary arts, Ferran Adriá of the famed restaurant elBulli reached an unrivaled place in the food world between the years 2005 and 2011. During this intensely fertile ...
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal
Inc. Dorling Kindersley
DK Eyewitness Travel Guide: Portugal helps you get the most from your visit to this unique European country. You'll find in-depth detail on all the important sights with maps, photos, and illustrated 3-D cutaways for major sights. DK's insider travel tips and essential local information will help you discover the best that Portugal has to offer. The guide comes packed with reviews and listings for hotels, restaurants, and bars for all ...
The Book of Disquiet (Penguin Classics)
Fernando Pessoa was many writers in one. He attributed his prolific writings to a wide range of alternate selves, each of which had a distinct biography, ideology. and horoscope. When he died in 935, Pessoa left behind a trunk filled with unfinished and unpublished writings, among which were the remarkable pages that make up his posthumous masterpiece, The Book of Disquiet , an astonishing work that, in George Steiner's words, "gives to Lisbon ...
Oxford Picture Dictionary English-Brazilian Portuguese: Bilingual Dictionary for Brazilian Portuguese ...
Oxford University Press
Content is organized within 12 thematic units , including Everyday Language, People, Housing, Food and Recreation. Each unit starts with an Intro page (new to this edition) and ends with a story page, with single or double-page sub-topics introducing new words in a realistic visual context and easy-to-learn "chunks." The target new vocabulary is listed and simple practice activities help students put their new words into practice. ...
The Kingfisher Atlas of World History: A pictoral guide to the world's people and events, 10000BCE-present
This paper over board edition of Kingfisher Atlas of World History by Simon Adams combines all four volumes in the series, depicting the world and its people between 10000BCE and the present day. It covers all major human civilizations, from the ancient world to modern times, and examines the core curriculum themes of religion, exploration, colonization, industry, technology, war and diplomatic relations.
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