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Das Boot: The Boat
The thrilling wartime novel that inspired Wolfgang Petersen's Academy Award-nominated, blockbuster film! Written by an actual survivor of Germany's U-boat fleet, Das Boot is one of the most exciting stories of naval warfare ever published, a tale filled with almost unbearable tension and suspense. In autumn 1941, a German U-boat commander and his crew set out on yet another hazardous patrol in the Battle of the Atlantic. Over the coming weeks ...
The Greatest Movies You'll Never See: Unseen Masterpieces by the World's Greatest Directors
From Hitchcock and Dali to Peckinpah and Lynch, cinema history is littered with masterpieces that have never seen the light of day. Now, The Greatest Movies You'll Never See unveils the fascinating - and frequently heart-breaking - stories of these projects' faltering steps from green light to movie graveyard. Opening at the dawn of contemporary cinema with Charlie Chaplin's Return from St. Helena, and closing with the collapse of Tony Scott's ...
Leatherworking Handbook: A Practical Illustrated Sourcebook of Techniques and Projects
Valerie Michael-a founding member of the Association of Design Leatherworkers-has created the definitive guide to this popular and age-old craft. Oriented to the beginner, it thoroughly presents all the materials, tools, and key techniques in easy-to-follow photographs: finishing edges, paring and hand-stitching, making pockets, attaching studs and straps, and decorating surfaces. The well-chosen projects take into account developing skills, and ...
Infographic Guide to the Movies
Infographics Guide to the Movies presents unique, witty and surprising facts about every film genre, from blockbuster, rom-com, horror, crime, science-fiction and action, to Noir, zombie, nouvelle vague, slasher, erotica, world cinema and much, much more. Mixing cinematic fact with legend, it features infamous and often ludicrous tales of Hollywood, Bollywood, European cinema, underground and indie film making. More than just a book of words ...
Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable (Cassell Dictionary of...)
In the tradition of Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase and Fable comes the most complete single-volume reference guide to the folklore, language and culture of Ireland. Authors Jo O'Donoghue and Sean McMahon cover an impressive range of subjects in over 5000 entries, with special attention paid to the unique legends, superstitions and fables of the Emerald Isle. Other topics addressed include contemporary Irish culture, the origins of Irish words ...
Indoor Bonsai for Beginners: Selection - Care - Training
Creating beautiful, healthy bonsai is a wonderful skill that anyone can learn, with a little time, patience, and this all-inclusive manual. With color photos and drawings to illustrate the points, it introduces all the cultivation techniques; offers expert advice on location, soil types, watering, and pest control; and provides intricate instruction on training the bonsai--including pruning, wiring and stretching it. An A-to-Z guide of all the ...
The Punic Wars
An impressive new historian of Roman warfare--highly praised by John Keegan--has written a thoroughly engrossing account of the greatest conflict of antiquity. It will grab the attention of military buffs and general readers alike. The struggle for supremacy between Rome and Carthage encompassed the First (264-241 B.C.) and Second (149-146 B.C.) Punic Wars; both sides suffered casualties exceeding that of any war fought before the modern era. ...
Legion of the Damned (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
Sven Hassel's books have sold 52 million copies worldwide. The critically acclaimed Legion of the Damned has already been translated into 15 languages, and will soon reach the attention of even more readers when it becomes a movie. Hassel, a Danish volunteer who served in the German army throughout WWII, based this story on his own horrific experiences fighting on the Russian front. Never before has violence been described in such graphic and ...
Memory-Aids and Useful Rules Flipper (Master Bridge Series)
This new Fast Fact Finder provides memory-aids for use in bidding and play. It also gives the key numerical rules, which guide players in specific bidding and play situations.
Fender: The Golden Age 1946-1970
The Stratocaster. The Telecaster. During the quarter-century following World War II, Fender guitars didn't just make music. They made musical history. Those spectacular years are remembered and celebrated in this definitive new book, which tells the story of the Fender company and the wondrous instruments it created. Featuring 250 photographs of Fender guitars-including some extremely rare guitars in private ...
Cassell Military Classics: The Fall of Crete (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
For both Allies and Axis powers, Crete offered immense strategic importance for controlling the Mediterranean, with great naval harbors, level areas for airfields, and mountain anti-aircraft positions. How did it happen, then, that in 1941, German paratroopers spectacularly overcame thousands of British troops and an even larger contingent from Greece to hold Crete until the war ended? A world-class historian vividly explains the events that led ...
The Fall of Carthage: The Punic Wars 265-146BC (Cassell Military Paperbacks)
“Adrian Goldsworthy is one of the best young historians writing today.” — John Keegan The Fall of Carthage was the greatest conflict of the ancient world, and thanks to one of the finest historians of our time, this sweeping saga comes to life anew for modern audiences. The cast of endlessly fascinating characters includes the generals Hannibal and Scipio, as well as treacherous chieftains, beautiful princesses, scheming politicians, and ...
100 Winning Bridge Tips: For The Improving Player (Master Bridge Series)
The new edition of this outstanding book contains some new tips which reflect the changes in the game since its original publication sixteen years ago. Learning from bitter experience at the bridge table is a slow, painful, and often costly business. The 100 winning tips are designed to cover specific and everyday situations in bidding, play, and defence, and they provide a painless substitute for experience.
Judi Dench Scenes from My Life
Dame Judi Dench
This marvelous collection of images, many of which are drawn from Judi Dench’s personal photo albums, offer the actress’s many fans a rare insight into her life. John Miller, her biographer, has augmented Judi Dench’s own photos with images depicting 50 years of distinguished work in film, theater, and television. From her childhood in York and her first work as an actress in her teens to recent informal shots backstage and private family ...
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