Whisky Galore

Author: Compton Mackenzie
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473524504
Size: 25.48 MB
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Whisky Galore. It's 1943 and the war has brought rationing to the Hebridean islands of Great and Little Todday. When food is in short supply, it is bad enough, but when the whisky runs out, it looks like the end of the world. Morale is at rock bottom. George Campbell needs a wee dram to give him the courage to stand up to his mother and marry Catriona. The priest, the doctor and, of course, the landlord at the inn are all having a very thin time of it. There's no conversation, no jolity, no fun - until a shipwreck off the coast brings a piece of extraordinary good fortune...

Whisky Galore And The Maggie

Author: Colin McArthur
Publisher: I.B.Tauris
ISBN: 9781860646331
Size: 19.94 MB
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Whisky Galore And The Maggie. Colin McArthur covers two films, both made by Alexander Mackendrick. Whisky Galore! appeared in 1949 in postwar "austerity Britain", and The Maggie in 1953 when Britain was emerging into relative affluence. Both films are Ealing Studios productions, providing the opportunity to explore this remarkable outfit, and both offer distinct and fascinating representations of Scotland and the Scots.

Pigs Aplenty Pigs Galore

Author: David McPhail
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780780768482
Size: 61.89 MB
Format: PDF
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Pigs Aplenty Pigs Galore . One minute, the narrator is quietly reading. The next, pigs are descending on his house--and head--in every imaginable getup, by every available means, from every possible place. The pages of this ALA Notable book burst with some of McPhail's most mischievous art ever. Full-color illustrations.

Quilts Galore

Author: Diana McClun
Publisher: Quilt Digest
ISBN: 9780844226217
Size: 46.98 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Quilts Galore . The perfect companion to Quilts! Quilts!! Quilts!!!, this lavishly illustrated encyclopedia of styles and techniques helps quilters master the advanced skills used to create pieced, appliquéd, broderie perse, trapunto, whole cloth, stenciled, crazy, and medallion quilts. Easy-to-follow instructions, clear diagrams, and thoughtful practice exercises make it easy to apply these "advanced" skills to 26 beautiful quilts.

Mathematics Galore

Author: Christopher Budd
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198507703
Size: 60.11 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Mathematics Galore . This book is a series of self-contained workshops in mathematics which aim to enthuse and inspire young people, their parents and teachers with the joy and excitement of modern mathematics. Written in an informal style, each chapter describes how novel mathematical ideas relate directly to real life. The chapters contain both a description of the mathematics and its applications together with problem sheets, their solutions and ideas for further work, project and field trips. Topics include; mazes, folk dancing, sundials, magic, castles, codes, number systems, and slide rules. This book should be accessible to young people from age thirteen upwards and yet contains material which should stretch the brightest students.

Back Issue 95

Author: Michael Eury
Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
ISBN:
Size: 27.68 MB
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Back Issue 95. BACK ISSUE #95 skulks along with CREATURES OF THE NIGHT! Moon Knight’s DOUG MOENCH and BILL SIENKIEWICZ in a Pro2Pro interview! Plus: Ghost Rider, Night Nurse, Eclipso in the Bronze Age, I…Vampire, and exclusive interviews with Batman writer MIKE W. BARR and Marvel’s Nightcat, JACQUELINE TAVAREZ. Featuring the work of BOB BUDIANSKY, J. M. DeMATTEIS, DAVE SIMONS, ROGER STERN, TOM SUTTON, JEAN THOMAS, and many more. With a retro Moon Knight cover by Sienkiewicz and KLAUS JANSON! Edited by MICHAEL EURY.

Back Issue 98

Author: Michael Eury
Publisher: TwoMorrows Publishing
ISBN:
Size: 35.86 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Back Issue 98. BACK ISSUE #98 (84 FULL-COLOR pages, $8.95) is a DC in the ’80s Issue! From the experimental to the fan faves, this was the decade when DC Comics declared, “There’s No Stopping Us Now!” Behind-the-scenes looks at Secret Origins, Action Comics Weekly, DC Challenge, Thriller, Electric Warrior, and Sun Devils. Featuring JIM BAIKIE, MARK EVANIER, DAN JURGENS, DOUG MOENCH, MARTIN PASKO, TREVOR VON EEDEN, and others! Featuring a mind-numbing Nightwing cover by ROMEO TANGHAL. Edited by MICHAEL EURY.

Dinosaurs Galore

Author: Giles Andreae
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781589250444
Size: 14.72 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Dinosaurs Galore . A lyrical picture book takes readers to the prehistoric era where dinosaurs roamed the earth. By the creators of Rumble in the Jungle.