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Product Description: Soccer, the world's most popular sport, has a growing fan base with millions of enthusiasts. Whether you're a newcomer to this exciting sport or a longtime fan, in How to Speak Soccer authors Sally Cook and Ross MacDonald share the definitions to over 150 terms, plus a range of amusing trivia...read more
By Sally Cook and Ross MacDonald (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781250072016, titled "How to Speak Soccer: From Assist to Wall—an Illustrated Guide to Playing Field Prattle" | Flatiron Books, April 11, 2017, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: Soccer, the world's most popular sport, has a growing fan base with millions of enthusiasts.

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Product Description: From "ankle breaker” to “zebra,” How to Speak Football includes over 125 football terms paired with amusing illustrations that decode the words and phrases that fly around the field. The “Sidelines” sections sprinkled throughout the book will teach you fun trivia about the history of the sport, the stories behind football players’ nicknames, the most famous touchdown celebrations, and much more! The terms included in the book range from the well-known, like “blitz” and “punt,” to the more uncommon such as:-Alligator arms: A term coaches, players, and television commentators frequently use to describe―and disparage―a receiver who keeps his arms protectively tucked in close to his ribs, instead of stretched out to catch the ball...read more
By Sally Cook and Ross MacDonald (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781250071996 | Ill edition (Flatiron Books, September 6, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: From "ankle breaker” to “zebra,” How to Speak Football includes over 125 football terms paired with amusing illustrations that decode the words and phrases that fly around the field.

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Product Description: From ace to zinger, How to Speak Golf includes over 125 golf terms paired with charming and clever illustrations that decode the words and phrases that fly around a golf course. Clubhouse Chatter sections are sprinkled throughout where you'll learn about everything from the origins of golf, the worst courses and biggest sand bunkers in the world, to the reason why there are so many bird references in golf terminology, a history of famous holes-in-one, and much, much more! Some of the terms included in the book are:-Army golf: The inconsistent hitting of the ball from one side of the fairway to the other...read more
By Ross MacDonald (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781250071972 | Ill edition (Flatiron Books, May 10, 2016), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: From ace to zinger, How to Speak Golf includes over 125 golf terms paired with charming and clever illustrations that decode the words and phrases that fly around a golf course.

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Product Description: The three novels collected in this second volume in the Library of America Ross Macdonald edition represent for many readers the summit of American crime writing. They remain thrilling for their searing psychological truth-telling, daring flights of narrative invention, and their keenly observed picture of the manners and morals of a particular time and place (Southern California in the early 1960s)...read more
By Ross MacDonald and Tom Nolan (editor)

Hardcover:

9781598534795 | Library of America, April 19, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The three novels collected in this second volume in the Library of America Ross Macdonald edition represent for many readers the summit of American crime writing.

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Product Description: What Would Jesus Craft? is a hilarious take on a Sunday school's craft book, featuring 30 simple projects that are all made from commonly found items like popsicle sticks, glitter, yarn, and pipe cleaners.Projects include items for your home, pets, and family and author Ross MacDonald provides clear step-by-step photographs...read more

Hardcover:

9781250059420 | Flatiron Books, November 3, 2015, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: What Would Jesus Craft?

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Product Description: No matter what cases private eye Lew Archer takes on—a burglary, a runaway, or a disappeared person—the trail always leads to tangled family secrets and murder. Widely considered the heir to Sam Spade and Philip Marlowe, Archer dug up secrets and bodies in and around Los Angeles...read more
By Ross MacDonald and Tom Nolan (editor)

Paperback:

9781101910122 | Vintage Books, July 21, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: No matter what cases private eye Lew Archer takes on—a burglary, a runaway, or a disappeared person—the trail always leads to tangled family secrets and murder.

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Product Description: This handsome guide to the language of baseball decodes the amusing, clever phrases that pepper commentary about the sport. Packed with witty explanations of everything from "duster" and "rubber arm" to "up the elevator," this ballpark lexicon plays on a nostalgic love for the national pastime while covering ground from baseball's beginnings to today...read more
By Ross MacDonald (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781452126456 | Chronicle Books Llc, February 25, 2014, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This handsome guide to the language of baseball decodes the amusing, clever phrases that pepper commentary about the sport.

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Product Description: Henry’s Hand is a story about the friendship between Henry, a giant, and his right hand. You see, Henry sometimes has trouble keeping track of his body parts—everything from his ears to one of his legs can fall off. Once, his eye even rolled under the couch and wouldn’t come out until bedtime...read more

Hardcover:

9780306775659, titled "1001 Nights of the Opera" | Da Capo Pr, April 1, 1978, cover price $66.00 | also contains 1001 Nights of the Opera

School and Library:

9781419705274 | Harry N Abrams Inc, October 1, 2013, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Henry’s Hand is a story about the friendship between Henry, a giant, and his right hand.

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Product Description: When Lew Archer is hired to get the goods on the suspiciously suave Frenchman who's run off with his client's girlfriend, it looks like a simple case of alienated affections. Things look different when the mysterious foreigner turns out to be connected to a seven-year-old suicide and a mountain of gambling debts...read more

Paperback:

9781409148906 | Orion Pub Co, July 18, 2013, cover price $13.35 | About this edition: When Lew Archer is hired to get the goods on the suspiciously suave Frenchman who's run off with his client's girlfriend, it looks like a simple case of alienated affections.
9780679768104 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, June 1, 1996), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: When rich boy Peter Jamieson's fiancee suddenly breaks their engagement, Peter hires private detective Lew Archer to investigate the woman's mysterious French lover
9780446358835 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, July 1, 1990), cover price $3.95 | About this edition: When rich boy Peter Jamieson's fiancee suddenly breaks their engagement, Peter hires private detective Lew Archer to investigate the woman's mysterious French lover

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780375402951 | Random House, June 1, 1998, cover price $8.99 | also contains The Lost Marble Notebook of Forgotten Girl and Random Boy | About this edition: The same 3-hour quality performance for less2 cassettes / 3 hoursOnly $8.

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Product Description: Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, two high school misfits in Depression-era Cleveland, were more like Clark Kent--meek, mild, and myopic--than his secret identity, Superman. Both boys escaped into the worlds of science fiction and pulp magazine adventure tales...read more
By Ross MacDonald (illustrator) and Marc Tyler Nobleman

Hardcover:

9780375838026 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, July 22, 2008, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: JERRY SIEGEL AND Joe Shuster, two misfit teens in Depression-era Cleveland, were more like Clark Kent—meek, mild, and myopic—than his secret identity, Superman.

Paperback:

9780449810637 | Reprint edition (Dragonfly, June 11, 2013), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, two high school misfits in Depression-era Cleveland, were more like Clark Kent--meek, mild, and myopic--than his secret identity, Superman.

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Product Description: In the last days of World War II, a sailor discovers a transcontinental conspiracyIt is February 1945, and the war in the Pacific is nearing its climax. In Hawaii on his way to a new post, US Navy ensign Sam Drake stumbles across the girl of his dreams...read more

Paperback:

9781453295571 | Reprint edition (Ingram Pub Services, February 26, 2013), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In the last days of World War II, a sailor discovers a transcontinental conspiracyIt is February 1945, and the war in the Pacific is nearing its climax.
9780553235166 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, August 1, 1983), cover price $2.95 | also contains Fbp Federal Bureau of Physics 4 | About this edition: In the last days of World War II, a sailor discovers a transcontinental conspiracyIt is February 1945, and the war in the Pacific is nearing its climax.

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Product Description: On the home front, two wartime lovers reunite under a cloud of paranoiaIn 1937 Munich, an American must be careful when he smokes his pipe. Robert Branch, a careless academic, makes the mistake of lighting up when the Führer is about to begin a procession, and nearly gets pummeled for his mistake...read more

Hardcover:

9780839826576 | G K Hall & Co, October 1, 1980, cover price $12.95

Paperback:

9781453295564 | Ingram Pub Services, February 26, 2013, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: On the home front, two wartime lovers reunite under a cloud of paranoiaIn 1937 Munich, an American must be careful when he smokes his pipe.
9780553235142 | Reissue edition (Bantam Books, July 1, 1983), cover price $2.95 | also contains Fala | About this edition: On the home front, two wartime lovers reunite under a cloud of paranoia in this thriller from Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Ross Macdonald In 1937 Munich, an American must be careful when he smokes his pipe.

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Product Description: In this delightful picture book, loosely inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, a scat-singing, bebopping jackrabbit travels across the United States and marvels at all the wonders that the country reveals—from hopping on the subway in New York City to playing a jukebox in Chicago, and from gazing at Mount Rushmore to crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco...read more
By Ross MacDonald (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781419703997 | Harry N Abrams Inc, September 1, 2012, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: In this delightful picture book, loosely inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, a scat-singing, bebopping jackrabbit travels across the United States and marvels at all the wonders that the country reveals—from hopping on the subway in New York City to playing a jukebox in Chicago, and from gazing at Mount Rushmore to crossing the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

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Product Description: Silken skin pale against dark hair, red lips provocatively smiling at him—that’s how Lieutenant Bret Taylor remembered Lorraine.  He was drunk when he married her, stone cold sober when he found her dead.  Out on the sunlit streets of L...read more

Paperback:

9780307740762 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 11, 2011), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Silken skin pale against dark hair, red lips provocatively smiling at him—that’s how Lieutenant Bret Taylor remembered Lorraine.
9780786204199 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, July 1, 1995), cover price $20.95 | About this edition: Bret's desire to find his wife's murderer revives forgotten details of his violent past
9780446359009 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, January 1, 1991), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Silken skin pale against dark hair, red lips provocatively smiling at him—that’s how Lieutenant Bret Taylor remembered Lorraine.

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Product Description: He was a son who hadn’t known his father very well.  It was a town shaken by a grisly murder—his father’s murder.  Johnny Weatherly was home from a war and wandering.  When he found out that his father had been assassinated on a street corner and that his father’s seductive young wife had inherited a fortune, he started knocking on doors...read more

Hardcover:

9780940595118 | Reissue edition (Natl Book Network, October 1, 1987), cover price $2.99 | About this edition: An army veteran arrives in Blue City to find that his father has been murdered and the authorities are unwilling to pursue the case

Paperback:

9780307740731 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, January 11, 2011), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: He was a son who hadn’t known his father very well.
9780446358842 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, January 1, 1992), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: An army veteran arrives in Blue City to find that his father has been murdered and the authorities are unwilling to pursue the case

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By Ross MacDonald (illustrator)

Miscellaneous:

9781594614439 | Pcr crds edition (Eeboo Corp, January 1, 2011), cover price $5.00

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County Probation Officer Howard Cross attempts to prove that Fred Miner is not responsible for kidnapping a millionaire's four-year-old son.

Hardcover:

9780786204625 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, December 1, 1995), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Book by MacDonald, Ross

Paperback:

9780446358972 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, February 1, 1991), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: Meet Me at the Morgue

CD/Spoken Word:

9780786186839 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2004), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: County Probation Officer Howard Cross attempts to prove that Fred Miner is not responsible for kidnapping a millionaire's four-year-old son.
9780786186082 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2004), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Meet Me at the Morgue is the story of a kidnapping that led to four murders.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780786126934 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2004), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: County Probation Officer Howard Cross attempts to prove that Fred Miner is not responsible for kidnapping a millionaire's four-year-old son.

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Product Description: It was a long way from the million-dollar Foothill Club to Pelly Street, where grudges were settled in blood and Spanish and a stolen diamond ring landed a girl in jail.  Defense lawyer Bill Gunnarson was making the trip—fast.  He already knew a kidnapping at the club was tied to the girl's hot rock, and he suspected that a missing Hollywood starlet was the key to a busy crime ring...read more

Paperback:

9780446358910 | Reprint edition (Grand Central Pub, January 1, 1991), cover price $4.50 | About this edition: It was a long way from the million-dollar Foothill Club to Pelly Street, where grudges were settled in blood and Spanish and a stolen diamond ring landed a girl in jail.
9780893407681 | Large print edition (John Curley & Assoc, June 1, 1984), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: It was a long way from the million-dollar Foothill Club to Pelly Street, where grudges were settled in blood and Spanish and a stolen diamond ring landed a girl in jail.

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Product Description: If any writer can be said to have inherited the mantel of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, it was Ross Macdonald. Between the late 1940s and his death in 1983, he gave the American crime novel a psychological depth and moral complexity that his predecessors had only hinted at...read more
By Grover Gardner (narrator) and Ross MacDonald

CD/Spoken Word:

9781433278686 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 1, 2010), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: If any writer can be said to have inherited the mantel of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, it was Ross Macdonald.

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Product Description: If any writer can be said to have inherited the mantel of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, it was Ross Macdonald. Between the late 1940s and his death in 1983, he gave the American crime novel a psychological depth and moral complexity that his predecessors had only hinted at...read more
By Grover Gardner (narrator) and Ross MacDonald

CD/Spoken Word:

9781433278716 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, September 1, 2010), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: If any writer can be said to have inherited the mantel of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler, it was Ross Macdonald.

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Product Description: Heredero de Dashiell Hammett y Raymond Chandler, Ross Macdonald es uno de los maestros de la novela negra y el creador de uno de los detectives más emblemáticos de la literatura: Lew Archer. De humor melancólico, realista y sensible, el detective de Los Ángeles aparece por primera vez en un relato de 1946 incluido en este ...read more

Paperback:

9788439722205 | Italian edition edition (Random House Mondadori, June 1, 2010), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Heredero de Dashiell Hammett y Raymond Chandler, Ross Macdonald es uno de los maestros de la novela negra y el creador de uno de los detectives más emblemáticos de la literatura: Lew Archer.

A whimsical but informative gastronomical guide to the world of food provides an alphabetically arranged compilation of trivia, little-known facts, jargon, and hidden information about all aspects of food, ranging from 'Affinage' to 'Zest.' Original. 30,000 first printing.

Paperback:

9780767926911 | Clarkson Potter, October 9, 2007, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A whimsical but informative gastronomical guide to the world of food provides an alphabetically arranged compilation of trivia, little-known facts, jargon, and hidden information about all aspects of food, ranging from 'Affinage' to 'Zest.

Miscellaneous:

9780307427526 | Clarkson Potter, November 4, 2009, cover price $12.95

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Product Description: Phoebe Wycherly was missing two months before her wealthy father hired Archer to find her. That was plenty of time for a young girl who wanted to disappear to do so thoroughly--or for someone to make her disappear. Before he can find the Wycherly girl, Archer has to deal with the Wycherly woman, Phoebe's mother, an eerily unmaternal blonde who keeps too many residences, has too many secrets, and leaves too many corpses in her wake...read more
By Grover Gardner (narrator) and Ross MacDonald

CD/Spoken Word:

9781433278624 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 1, 2009), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Phoebe Wycherly was missing two months before her wealthy father hired Archer to find her.

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Product Description: Jack has a grumpy grandpa, and he calls him that, even though he’s not supposed to. But it’s true. Grandpa is grumpy—and a little scary, too. He has hair where other people do not have hair, and his teeth don’t stay in his mouth...read more
By Ross MacDonald (illustrator)

School and Library:

9781416908111 | Atheneum, July 7, 2009, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Jack has a grumpy grandpa, and he calls him that, even though he’s not supposed to.

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Product Description: [Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.] [Read by Grover Gardner] When Archer is hired to get the goods on the suspiciously suave Frenchman who's run off with his client's girlfriend, it looks like a simple case of alienated affections...read more
By Grover Gardner (narrator) and Ross MacDonald

CD/Spoken Word:

9781433278419 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 1, 2009), cover price $76.00 | About this edition: [Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

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