Once dubbed the P.T. Barnum of Major League Baseball, Bill Giles has brought more joy and laughter to more people than any other man in the history of the game. The treasure trove of stories in Pouring Six Beers at a Time offers a hilarious, fascinating, and revealing view of the national pastime from the 1930s to the present. Born ...
ELIMINATE TOXINS, LOSE WEIGHT AND INCREASE ENERGY When naturally balanced, your body is alkaline. But a diet high in meat, dairy and sugar overwhelms your body with acidic waste, resulting in weight gain, low energy, poor skin and brittle bones. "The pH Balance Diet" explains how to correct imbalances, eliminate toxic overload and reverse acid buildup. It offers a gradual, ...
Authors Hartley and Karinch give the reader the fastest, most efficient method of reading body language. In any kind of competition, first encounters or daily encounters, and even watching the news, the messages and emotions that people are really sending will be made apparent--whether they know it or not.
Historian Ralls has written an authoritative source book on the fascinating history behind the most famous military religious order of the Crusades--the Knights Templar. This encyclopedia also includes a wealth of information on the key Templar people, places, events, and more.
The basic skills and aeronautical knowledge necessary for piloting powered parachutes (PPC) are introduced in this official FAA handbook. Pilots looking to gain their powered parachute licenses, rated PPC pilots wishing to improve their proficiency, and flight instructors engaged in the instruction of both students and transitioning pilots will find this guide indispensable. Clear explanations of powered parachute regulations, night ...
These are the ways the world ends. Thirty-four new and selected Doomsday scenarios: an enthralling collection of work by canonical literary figures, contemporary masters, and a few rising stars, all of whom have looked into the future and found it missing. Across boundaries of place and time, these writers celebrate the variety and vitality of the short story as a ...
Combining his case reports of actual hauntings, discussions with leading figures in the paranormal world, and stories about related subjectsbuying ghosts on eBay, buying and selling haunted houses, ghost tourismGhosthunters presents an intriguing and witty look at Americas paranormal world.
The author exploresand some would say resolvesa 200-year-long controversy surrounding the origin of species. Drawing on such diverse antecedents as history, myth, and religion (including Egyptian myth, Christian iconography, and the Hindu Veda), as well as modern developments in biology and genetics, the author bravely questions and rejects the reigning scientific orthodoxy and shows how humans and apes may have ...
Who was that stranger beside me? Please forgive me for insisting It must have been a dream. No one could survive such happiness. " --from "(Untitled)" "The Lyrics "records the days of one seeking knowledge through movement and contingent images--a monastery, a motel, an Irish coastal river--all the while conscious of political and class warfare, of being American, of the ...
While rousing thousands to take up the pen or keyboard, "If You Want to Write" has also inspired countless others to become more artistic, more optimistic, and more charged with possibility. This tenth anniversary edition is an acknowledgement of the power that books have to change lives.
Encapsulating what it means to be a baseball fan, root for the same sorry team no matter what, and find vindication, this history of the White Sox is flavored with trivia, anecdotes about players, owners, and broadcasters, as well as the author's own humorous and personal reminiscences.
The heroism of those involved in the Montgomery, Alabama, bus boycott is presented here in poignant detail. The untold stories of those whose lives were forever changed by the boycott are shared, along with a chilling glimpse into the world of the white council members who tried to stop them.
Offers advice for encore brides and couples with divorced parents on how to make a blended family wedding a joyous affair. This book addresses topics such as: how and when to tell children about remarriage, how children from a previous marriage will participate in the new wedding, and, how to arrange a harmonious seating plan for divorced in-laws.
This is the true story of a long-vanished Singapore and the dangerous carnival known as Bugis Street. James Eckardt arrived in 1970s Singapore only to fall in love with a Singaporean nymph named Milly. Thirty years later an email arrived that would lead Eckardt to discover what had happened to the Singapore girl, who, at the time he had loved ...
Rogue Raider is a humorous fictionalized history set in Southeast Asia during the First World War, which centers on a lovable rogue in the form of Captain Julius Lauterbach of the German Imperial Navy and the ship that catapulted the "Flashmanesque" Lauterbach to accidental fame (and infamy), His Imperial Majesty's Emden. Follow the adventures of Lauterbach, a beer-guzzling, cigar-smoking filcher, ...