All Around the Town


Author: Mary Higgins Clark

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0671793489

Category: Fiction

Page: 341

View: 2761

A student obsessed with her English professor is accused of his murder, but cannot remember how her fingerprints could possibly have been found at the scene of the crime

Sheila Lukins All Around the World Cookbook


Author: Sheila Lukins

Publisher: Workman Publishing

ISBN: 0761172017

Category: Cooking

Page: 591

View: 7060

A culinary genius who helped change the way America eats, Sheila Lukins is the cook behind the phenomenal success of The Silver Palate Cookbooks and The New Basics Cookbook, with over 5 million copies in print. Now Sheila embarks on her first solo journey, visiting 33 countries on a cooks tour of cuisines, ingredients, and tastes. The result is pure alchemy--a new kind of American cookbook that reinterprets the best of the worlds food in 450 dazzling, original recipes. In addition, there are new wines to discover, menus to experiment with, ingredients to learn, spice cabinets to raid--and travelogues to savor. Main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club's HomeStyle Books and Better Homes & Gardens Family Book Service; and selection of the Quality Paperback Book Club.

All Around the Year

Holidays and Celebrations in American Life


Author: Jack Santino

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 9780252065163

Category: Social Science

Page: 227

View: 7257

Whether they're decorating Easter trees or celebrating Wagner's birthday by playing recordings of his Ring cycle operas and incinerating a model of Valhalla on an outdoor barbecue to the closing strains of "Gotterdämerung," Americans know both how to create and how to celebrate holidays. Jack Santino's guide to such frivolity is a wonderfully readable exploration of holidays, periods of festivity, and life-cycle rituals and celebrations. Santino draws on history, anthropology, popular culture, and folklore to show the intricate relationships between holidays and the roles that celebrations and rituals play in people's lives.

All Around the Town

Murder, Scandal, Riot and Mayhem in Old New York


Author: Herbert Asbury

Publisher: Pickle Partners Publishing

ISBN: 1786259664

Category: True Crime

Page: 169

View: 9605

In the immediate sequel to The Gangs of New York, Herbert Asbury expands his purview beyond the Five Corners into a wonderful and surprising history of the whole city of New York. All Around the Town brings to authentic life a memorable range of characters, grifters, murderers and madmen. From “The Sawing-Off of Manhattan Island” to “The Wickedest Man in New York” to “The Flour Riot of 1837,” these twenty-three lively and accessible accounts make for top-notch, eccentric popular history as told by a master.

All Around the Track

Oral Histories of Drivers, Mechanics, Officials, Owners, Journalists and Others in Motorsports Past and Present


Author: Anne B. Jones,Rex White

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 0786482435

Category: Transportation

Page: 256

View: 3283

From authors Anne Jones and former NASCAR champion Rex White, here are oral histories of more than 50 individuals from stock car and drag racing’s not-so-distant past and present. Rich with original interviews and previously unpublished material, it includes drivers such as David Pearson, Junior Johnson, Bobby Allison, Bob Glidden and Hubert Platt; mechanics and builders; track crew; sportswriters; and owners such as Joe and J.D. Gibbs. Features many photographs and a foreword by Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark.

Teach Me-- English


Author: Judy Mahoney

Publisher: Teach Me Tapes

ISBN: 9780934633581

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 20

View: 8492

For ages 2-12. Includes a 45-minute CD and 20-page colouring book that includes all lyrics and translations.

Blossoms Around The Circles: Hidden Truth Poems


Author: Cheryl Freier

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1481745344

Category: Fiction

Page: 144

View: 1496

This is a powerful and poignant book, which is so special in its entirety. It specifically tells what the victim is thinking as he is developing a new life and progressing as the blossoms do on the flowers on the circle of life.

Multimodal Texts from Around the World

Cultural and Linguistic Insights


Author: W. Bowcher

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 023035534X

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 330

View: 4080

A first in multimodal/multisemiotic discourse studies this collection of original articles by international scholars focuses primarily on texts from non-English speaking contexts. The illuminating insights enhance our understanding of how language and other semiotic resources construe specific cultural and social concerns.