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Product Description: In the wake of their victory over the powerful Cren Empire at the Battle of Matar, Crash Tyson and his band of rebels have fled their home galaxy. His small fleet, shot up and damaged, is in need of repair. While searching for a new planet on which to recuperate, Crash encounters a powerful, ancient enemy of the Cren Empire...read more

Paperback:

9781519371058 | Large print edition (Createspace Independent Pub, November 17, 2015), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: In the wake of their victory over the powerful Cren Empire at the Battle of Matar, Crash Tyson and his band of rebels have fled their home galaxy.

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Product Description: While Blandings Castle sleeps in the summer sun, the Hon. Galahad Threepwood, brother of the Earl of Emsworth, is busily engaged in writing his Reminiscences, and they look set to be as warm as the weather, if not warmer. For Galahad has led a thoroughly misspent life, and his acquaintances can all too easily recall their past follies in his company...read more
By John Wells (narrator)

CD/Spoken Word:

9781501227738 | Mp3 una edition (Brilliance Audio, June 23, 2015), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: While Blandings Castle sleeps in the summer sun, the Hon.
9781609989842 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 10, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: While Blandings Castle sleeps in the summer sun, the Hon.
9780792778721 | Blackstone Audio Inc, December 1, 2011, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: While Blandings Castle sleeps in the summer sun, the Honorable Galahad Threepwood, brother of the Earl of Emsworth, is busily engaged in writing his reminiscences.

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Product Description: In today's world, only the smartest survive. The competitive landscape is littered with graves of well-known firms whose revenues, profits and stock prices rose for decades until they suddenly imploded.                                             In fast-changing business environments, firms must adapt their strategies and innovate to remain at the top...read more

Hardcover:

9780470978283 | Jossey-Bass Inc Pub, June 13, 2012, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: In today's world, only the smartest survive.

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Product Description: [Beaumarchais'] fame rests on Le Barbier de Seville (1775) and Le Mariage de Figaro (1784), the only French plays which his stage-struck century bequeathed to the international repertoire. But his achievement has been adulterated, for ‘Beaumarchais’ has long been the brand name of a product variously reprocessed by Mozart, Rossini, and the score or so librettists and musicians who have perpetuated his plots, his characters, and his name...read more
By John Leigh (editor) and John Wells (trans)

Hardcover:

9781603841320 | Reprint edition (Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 1, 2010), cover price $40.00 | also contains The Figaro Plays | About this edition: [Beaumarchais'] fame rests on Le Barbier de Seville (1775) and Le Mariage de Figaro (1784), the only French plays which his stage-struck century bequeathed to the international repertoire.

Paperback:

9780460878586 | Orion Pub Co, December 1, 1999, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: A wildly funny and modern translation by one of Britain's top humorists which loses none of Beaumarchais' satirical edge.

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Product Description: [Beaumarchais'] fame rests on Le Barbier de Seville (1775) and Le Mariage de Figaro (1784), the only French plays which his stage-struck century bequeathed to the international repertoire. But his achievement has been adulterated, for ‘Beaumarchais’ has long been the brand name of a product variously reprocessed by Mozart, Rossini, and the score or so librettists and musicians who have perpetuated his plots, his characters, and his name...read more

Hardcover:

9781603841320 | Reprint edition (Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 1, 2010), cover price $40.00 | also contains The Figaro Plays | About this edition: [Beaumarchais'] fame rests on Le Barbier de Seville (1775) and Le Mariage de Figaro (1784), the only French plays which his stage-struck century bequeathed to the international repertoire.

Paperback:

9781603841313 | Reprint edition (Hackett Pub Co Inc, September 1, 2010), cover price $13.00 | About this edition: [Beaumarchais'] fame rests on Le Barbier de Seville (1775) and Le Mariage de Figaro (1784), the only French plays which his stage-struck century bequeathed to the international repertoire.

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Product Description: Dinner for Two is a feisty, irreverent novel about a fifty-something professor and his dinner dates with a female student. Jack Burns is currently dating Jessica Fontaine, an English major, who is mesmerized by the notorious professor's extraordinary tales of drunken debauchery, chronic drug addiction, crimes of robbery as the "Speedy Bandit," and his wild adventures in exotic countries like searching for the opium-addled "Flat Man" in the heart of Mexico...read more

Paperback:

9780595388783 | 1 edition (Iuniverse Inc, March 30, 2006), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Dinner for Two is a feisty, irreverent novel about a fifty-something professor and his dinner dates with a female student.

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Product Description: This book will develop a child's reading skills and imagination. Children have a natural curiosity and desire to learn. Learning is supposed to be fun. If reading is fun, the child will be motivated to learn and learning will naturally follow...read more

Paperback:

9781420818116 | Authorhouse, April 30, 2005, cover price $11.95 | About this edition: This book will develop a child's reading skills and imagination.

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Product Description: First published in 1971 and set in the middle England of the 1960s, A Melon for Ecstasy takes the frustrated passion of one repressed young man and shows that sex in the suburbs can be a very twisted affair. Step into the feverish world of Humphrey Mackevoy and discover the thrills of split bark, the unplumbed joys of virgin wood, and the erotic pull of a laburnum in moonlight...read more

Hardcover:

9781853754708 | Prion Books, March 1, 2002, cover price $15.99 | About this edition: First published in 1971 and set in the middle England of the 1960s, A Melon for Ecstasy takes the frustrated passion of one repressed young man and shows that sex in the suburbs can be a very twisted affair.

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Product Description: This is a history of the House of Lords, from its inception in Anglo-Saxon times, through Henry VIII, the Civil War, the Commonwealth to Tony Benn's attempts to relinquish his peerage in the 1960s. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Paperback:

9780340649299 | Sceptre, March 1, 1999, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: This is a history of the House of Lords, from its inception in Anglo-Saxon times, through Henry VIII, the Civil War, the Commonwealth to Tony Benn's attempts to relinquish his peerage in the 1960s.

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Hired by Bernie D'Angelo to find his brother, private eye Frank Sweeney tracks Nick D'Angelo to Atlantic City, where he finds the missing brother burned to death and embarks on a desperate search for a killer.

Hardcover:

9780312155094 | St Martins Pr, July 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Hired by Bernie D'Angelo to find his brother, private eye Frank Sweeney traces Nick D'Angelo to Atlantic City, where he finds the missing brother burned to death and embarks on a desperate search for a killer

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Product Description: The story of the Royal Navy is as much the story of characters like Tommy Freedie and his colleagues as it is the story of the events and conflicts in which they were caught up. From 1870 to 1982 the lives of the men and women employed by the Navy have been affected by more critical events and unforeseen changes than in any comparable period...read more

Hardcover:

9780750905244 | Sutton Pub Ltd, April 1, 1994, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: The story of the Royal Navy is as much the story of characters like Tommy Freedie and his colleagues as it is the story of the events and conflicts in which they were caught up.

Paperback:

9780750908337 | Sutton Pub Ltd, November 1, 1996, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The story of the Royal Navy is as much the story of characters like Tommy Freedie and his colleagues as it is the story of the events and conflicts in which they were caught up.

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Product Description: Two cousins are born and bred to a heritage of selfishness. Yet their destinies could not be more different.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780140860658 | Penguin/Highbridge, March 1, 1995, cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Two cousins are born and bred to a heritage of selfishness.

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Product Description: A history to mark the 150th anniversary of the London Library, this book contains anecdotes and stories about a place that is less a library than a way of life.

Hardcover:

9780333475195 | Macmillan Pub Ltd, June 1, 1991, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: A history to mark the 150th anniversary of the London Library, this book contains anecdotes and stories about a place that is less a library than a way of life.

Three young people--Shona, Kristian, and Jason--are trapped by a deadly fire in their neighborhood when they fail to hear the police evacuation request, and soon they are fighting for their lives

Paperback:

9780590436571 | Apple, February 1, 1991, cover price $2.75 | About this edition: Three young people--Shona, Kristian, and Jason--are trapped by a deadly fire in their neighborhood when they fail to hear the police evacuation request, and soon they are fighting for their lives

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Hardcover:

9780859373333, titled "The Immortal Warrior: Britain's First and Last Battleship" | Sheridan House Inc, December 1, 1987, cover price $45.00

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Product Description: Book by Muirhead, Greg
By Greg Muirhead and John Wells (editor)

Paperback:

9780878665587 | 5th edition (Petersons, October 1, 1987), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Book by Muirhead, Greg

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Product Description: The first comprehensive study of how English is pronounced by different people in different places. It provides an integrated and unified framework for existing scholarly treatments of regional forms of speech and makes many original contributions to the field.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780521246484 | Unabridged edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1982), cover price $49.99 | About this edition: The first comprehensive study of how English is pronounced by different people in different places.

Hardcover:

9780521242257 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1982, cover price $65.00 | also contains The Bush Always Burns: Jesus in the Unannounced Moments of Life

Paperback:

9780521285414 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1982, cover price $64.99
9780521285407 | Cambridge Univ Pr, March 1, 1982, cover price $59.99

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Product Description: Accents of English is about the way English is pronounced by different people in different places. Volume 1 provides a synthesizing introduction, which shows how accents vary not only geographically, but also with social class, formality, sex and age; and in volumes 2 and 3 the author examines in greater depth the various accents used by people who speak English as their mother tongue: the accents of the regions of England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland (volume 2), and of the USA, Canada, the West Indies, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Black Africa and the Far East (volume 3)...read more

Hardcover:

9780521242240 | Cambridge Univ Pr, May 1, 1982, cover price $49.95 | also contains Zombies | About this edition: Accents of English is about the way English is pronounced by different people in different places.

Paperback:

9780571119202 | Faber & Faber, March 1, 1982, cover price $5.95

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