Hal Leonard Guitar Method

Hal Leonard Guitar Method


by Will Schmid
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Music

"Contains books 1, 2, and 3 bound together in one easy-to-use volume."...

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Torn from the Nest

Torn from the Nest


by Clorinda Matto de Turner
  • Release Date : 1999-04-29
  • Genre: Fiction

Clorinda Matto de Turner was the first Peruvian novelist to command an international reputation and the first to dramatize the exploitation of indigenous Latin American people. She believed the task of the novel was to be the photograph that captures the vices and virtues of a people, censuring the former with the appropriate moral lesson and paying its homage of admiration to the latter. In this tragic tale, Clorinda Matto de Turner explores the relationship between the landed gentry and the indigenous peoples of the Andean mountain communities. While unfolding as a love story rife with secrets and dashed hopes, Torn from...

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Things Fall Apart

Things Fall Apart


by Chinua Achebe
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Fiction

This expanded edition of Chinua Achebe's first novel portrays the collision of African and European cultures in an Igbo village. Okonkwo, a great man in Igbo traditional society, cannot adapt to the profound changes brought by the British conquest of Nigeria. Yet, as in classic tragedy, Okonkwo's character as well as external forces contribute to his downfall. This expanded edition includes new illustrations, maps, additional essays on history, culture,and literature, and reference material to help readers see Achebe's classic novel in social and historical context, and to understand its place in world literature....

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House of Nails

House of Nails


by Lenny Dykstra
  • Release Date : 2016-06-28
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography

"Tough, straight, upsetting, and strangely beautiful. One of the best sports autobiographies I've ever read. It comes from the heart." —Stephen King Eclipsing the traditional sports memoir, House of Nails, by former world champion, multimillionaire entrepreneur, and imprisoned felon Lenny Dykstra, spins a tragicomic tale of Shakespearean proportions -- a relentlessly entertaining American epic that careens between the heights and the abyss. Nicknamed "Nails" for his hustle and grit, Lenny approached the game of baseball -- and life -- with mythic intensity. During his decade in the majors as a center fielder for the lege...

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Launching the Imagination

Launching the Imagination


by Mary Stewart
  • Release Date : 2019
  • Genre: Design

Revision of: Launching the imagination. Two-dimensional design. Ã2002....

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Her Cherry

Her Cherry


by Penelope Bloom
  • Release Date : 2018-08-25
  • Genre: Fiction

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Moon Dance

Moon Dance


by Susan K. Earl
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Genre: Fiction

That day, that dreadful day began it all... It began like any other, just another carefree, lazy, May afternoon... Then without warning, as we rounded the corner, my heart commenced beating rapidly and just like that, I knew... I just knew something terrible had come to pass. Maggie didn't notice being poor; her family managed to scrape by, even during the Depression. Times were hard for everyone she knew, but as long as she had her family, she felt contented. After a devastating accident, Maggie's world is shattered. A Second Chance 'Sometimes we just don't understand why such things come to pass, but I don't think God pl...

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My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises

My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises


by Fredrik Backman
  • Release Date : 2015-06-04
  • Genre: Fiction

A must-read for fans of Rachel Joyce's The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and Maria Semple's Where'd You Go, Bernadette 'A touching, sometimes funny, often wise portrait of grief.' Kirkus Heartbreaking and hilarious in equal measure, by the author of the New York Times bestselling phenomenon A Man Called Ove will charm and delight anyone who has ever had a grandmother. Everyone remembers the smell of their grandmother's house. Everyone remembers the stories their grandmother told them. But does everyone remember their grandmother flirting with policemen? Driving illegally? Breaking into a zoo in the middle of the night?...

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Into the Wild

Into the Wild


by Jon Krakauer
  • Release Date : 2009-09-22
  • Genre: Travel

In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision quest like those made by his heroe...

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American Popular Music  The age of rock

American Popular Music The age of rock


by Timothy E. Scheurer
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: Music

Beginning with the emergence of commercial American music in the nineteenth century, Volume 1 includes essays on the major performers, composers, media, and movements that shaped our musical culture before rock and roll. Articles explore the theoretical dimensions of popular music studies; the music of the nineteenth century; and the role of black Americans in the evolution of popular music. Also included—the music of Tin Pan Alley, ragtime, swing, the blues, the influences of W. S. Gilbert and Rodgers and Hammerstein, and changes in lyric writing styles from the nineteenth century to the rock era....

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