The Book of Lists

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ISBN: 9780307366177
Release Date: 2012-11-13
Number of pages: 800
Author: David Wallechinsky
Publisher: Seal Books

Download and read online The Book of Lists in PDF and EPUB A new edition of the classic bestseller from the original authors, with additional material specifically prepared for Canadian readers by long-time This Morning CBC producer, Ira Basen, and Jane Farrow, the author of Wanted Words. In 1977, a publishing sensation was born. The Book of Lists, the first and best compendium of facts weirder than fiction, was published. Filled with intriguing information and must-talk-about trivia it has spawned many imitators — but none as addictive or successful. For nearly three decades since, the editors have been researching curious facts, unusual statistics and the incredible stories behind them. Now the most entertaining and informative of these have been brought together in a long-awaited, thoroughly up-to-date new edition that is also the first Canadian edition. Ira Basen and Jane Farrow have augmented the existing lists with fascinating homegrown material, and compiled lists specifically of relevance to Canadian readers. So if you’ve always wanted to find out how porcupines really mate, how comedy can kill and — that most essential piece of knowledge — how long the longest recorded nose was, this is the book for you. With contributions from a variety of celebrities and experts including Margaret Atwood, Mike Myers, Michael Ondaatje, Dave Eggers, Phillip Pullman and Charlotte Gray, this anthology has something for everyone — and more than you ever suspected you wanted to know. A list of lists from The Book of Lists: 10 Notable Film Scenes Left on the Cutting Room Floor 10 Afflictions and Their Patron Saints 14 Nations with More Sheep Than People 5 Trips to the Canadian Wilderness That Ended in Disaster 10 Really Bad Canadian Sports Teams 14 Last Words of Famous Canadians Kurt Browning’s 9 Turning Points in Figure Skating History 7 Trial Verdicts That Caused Riots 12 Museums of Limited Appeal 10 Unusual Canadian Place Names That Start with a “B” 7 Well-Known Sayings Attributed to the Wrong Person 10 Celebrated People Who Read Their Own Obituaries Sloan's Jay Ferguson’s 10 Perfect Pop Songs 13 Possible Sites for the Garden of Eden 9 Canadian Sports Stars Who Became Politicians First Sexual Encounters of 13 Prominent Canadians From the Paperback edition.

Old House Journal

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Release Date: 2011-02
Number of pages: 80

Download and read online Old House Journal in PDF and EPUB Old-House Journal is the original magazine devoted to restoring and preserving old houses. For more than 35 years, our mission has been to help old-house owners repair, restore, update, and decorate buildings of every age and architectural style. Each issue explores hands-on restoration techniques, practical architectural guidelines, historical overviews, and homeowner stories--all in a trusted, authoritative voice.

Boswell s London Journal 1762 1763

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ISBN: 0300093012
Release Date: 2004
Number of pages: 370
Author: James Boswell
Publisher: Yale University Press

Download and read online Boswell s London Journal 1762 1763 in PDF and EPUB In 1762 James Boswell, then twenty-two years old, left Edinburgh for London. The famous Journal he kept during the next nine months is an intimate account of his encounters with the high-life and the low-life in London. Frank and confessional as a personal portrait of the young Boswell, the Journal is also revealing as a portrayal of life in eighteenth-century London. This paperback reissue includes a Foreword by Peter Ackroyd, which discusses Boswell's life and achievement.

Yoga Journal

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Release Date: 1998-11
Number of pages: 160

Download and read online Yoga Journal in PDF and EPUB For more than 30 years, Yoga Journal has been helping readers achieve the balance and well-being they seek in their everyday lives. With every issue,Yoga Journal strives to inform and empower readers to make lifestyle choices that are healthy for their bodies and minds. We are dedicated to providing in-depth, thoughtful editorial on topics such as yoga, food, nutrition, fitness, wellness, travel, and fashion and beauty.

Lady Nugent s Journal

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ISBN: UCAL:$B270332
Release Date: 1907
Number of pages: 404
Author: Lady Maria Nugent

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The art journal London

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ISBN: BSB:BSB10212030
Release Date: 1850
Number of pages:

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Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks

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ISBN: 9781412957014
Release Date: 2009-01-21
Number of pages: 351
Author: Wendy Laura Belcher
Publisher: SAGE

Download and read online Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks in PDF and EPUB `A comprehensive, well-written and beautifully organized book on publishing articles in the humanities and social sciences that will help its readers write forward with a first-rate guide as good company.' - Joan Bolker, author of Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day `Humorous, direct, authentic ... a seamless weave of experience, anecdote, and research.' - Kathleen McHugh, professor and director of the UCLA Center for the Study of Women Wendy Laura Belcher's Writing Your Journal Article in Twelve Weeks: A Guide to Academic Publishing Success is a revolutionary approach to enabling academic authors to overcome their anxieties and produce the publications that are essential to succeeding in their fields. Each week, readers learn a particular feature of strong articles and work on revising theirs accordingly. At the end of twelve weeks, they send their article to a journal. This invaluable resource is the only guide that focuses specifically on publishing humanities and social science journal articles.

William s Journal

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ISBN: 9781616726805
Release Date: 2011-01-01
Number of pages:
Author: Ellen Doherty
Publisher: Benchmark Education Company

Download and read online William s Journal in PDF and EPUB This story is about an immigrant's journey from Ireland to America.

Journal of Emily Shore

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ISBN: 0813913551
Release Date: 1891
Number of pages: 369
Author: Emily Shore
Publisher: University of Virginia Press

Download and read online Journal of Emily Shore in PDF and EPUB Emily Shore's journal is the unique self-representation of a prodigious young Victorian woman. From July 5, 1831, at the age of eleven, until June 24, 1839, two weeks before her death from consumption, Margaret Emily Shore recorded her reactions to the world around her. She wrote of political issues, natural history, her progress as a scholar and scientist, and the worlds of art and literature. In her brief life, this remarkable young woman also produced, but did not publish, three novels, three books of poetry, and histories of the Jews, the Greeks, and the Romans, and she published several essays on birds. Written in an authoritative voice more often associated with men of her time, her journal reveals her to be well versed in the life of an early Victorian woman.

Journal of Medieval Military History

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ISBN: 0851159095
Release Date: 2002-11
Number of pages: 179
Author: Clifford J. Rogers
Publisher: Boydell Press

Download and read online Journal of Medieval Military History in PDF and EPUB A new annual volume of original articles on all aspects of warfare in the middle ages.

The Court Journal

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ISBN: NYPL:33433081667614
Release Date: 1835
Number of pages:

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Managing Stress A Creative Journal

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ISBN: 9781449666293
Release Date: 2011-08-24
Number of pages: 220
Author: Brian Luke Seaward
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

Download and read online Managing Stress A Creative Journal in PDF and EPUB This journal allows students to identify common causes of stress in their lives and develop skills to manage them. Writing in this journal for a period of weeks or months, and then reading over the passages, will help students sort through personal, social, or even global issues. This journal is the perfect companion to any stress management course or workshop.

Common School Journal

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ISBN: UOM:39015014673795
Release Date: 1839
Number of pages:
Author: Horace Mann

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