Sketch Think Draw

Publisher: Moleskine
ISBN: 9788867324866
Format: PDF, Mobi
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When looking at the travel journals of Giancarlo Iliprandi, one of the masters of Italian graphic design, you can see how sketching can become a way of looking at reality, and therefore a way of designing communication. Travel journals and bundles of paper filled with sketches and drawings show, much like the engine underneath the bonnet, the processes that make Iliprandi tick. As he himself says «action precedes thought» and, in this case, it is the sketch precedes the birth of the idea.

International Drug Control

Author: David R. Bewley-Taylor
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107014972
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The first integrated analysis of the causes and effects of diverging views of drug use within the international community.


Author: MR Frederick I Price
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781494762599
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Frederick Price's real life story about the six years he served with the Royal Hamilton Light Infantry and the New Brunswick Rangers between the years of 1939 and 1945. This memoir of life as an infantryman serving in Canada's city of Saint John, New Brunswick for two years; Cape Breton coastline for two years; Goose Bay, Labrador for a year, finally training and serving in the European Theatre of war in 1944. During his service as a newly-wed soldier overseas, Fred was wounded three times in 70 days...this is Fred's and his wife's, Stella, story.

Symphony No 9 In Full Score

Author: Gustav Mahler
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486314634
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Landmark of 20th-century symphonic writing, notable for innovation, poetic drama, inspired music. Full orchestral score is reprinted here from authoritative Universal-Edition, Vienna, 1912. New glossary of German terms.

Not a Tame Lion

Author: Terry W. Glaspey
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing
ISBN: 9781581824834
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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NOT A TAME LION offers a clear view of the character of C.S. Lewis.

Grammar Dimensions

Author: Cheryl Benz
ISBN: 9781424003525
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Workbooks provide additional exercises to improve grammar, editing activities to increase students' writing skills, and a test-taking section to enhance students' application skills.

What They Did to the Kid

Author: Jack Fritscher
Publisher: Palm Drive Publishing
ISBN: 1890834378
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"What They Did to the Kid" is a memoir spinning as a comic novel for general-fiction readers intrigued by boys' school tales, and baby boomers who "survived Catholic school." Ryan O'Hara, coming of age from 14 to 24, is the wise adolescent narrating readers' entry into the secret culture of 1950's altar boys who go to the seminary, meet priests, and must decide their own identities. The novel's interior ticking covers the clock and calendar of boys' emerging consciences and edgy consciousness. "The San Francisco Chronicle" says, "Jack Fritscher reads gloriously." Strong characters and snappy dialog propel the character-driven plot of male-dominant pecking order. At Misericordia Seminary (aptly nicknamed "Misery"), Ryan O'Hara exposes his own story. He's trapped for oxygen-with 500 other boys-by the imperial Rector Karg, the disciplinarian Father Gunn "of the USMC," the tart Father Polistina, and the rebel-priest Chris Dryden "who knows Fellini and JFK." The storytelling Irish-American author gives each ensemble character-hero or villain, student or priest, man or woman-a rich back story. Black civil rights of the 60's as well as three interesting women characters open this tale out of the suffocating seminary and on to the hot streets of Chicago's South Side and Old Town. The compelling psychological drama hinges on the very source and aspirations of priestly vocation versus self-esteem. "Is God calling me-and what about chastity? Or is it just the 'Bali Hai' of blind ambition and social climbing-and what about sex?" Fritscher makes deeper than usual sense of soulful coming-of-age material. The hearty supply of boarding school episodes cumulatively reveals the dueling dynamic between the boyish protagonist, Ryan O'Hara, and the callous ambition of the handsome bully, Tank Rimsky, as they fight toward the finish line of "manly men's" ordination to the priesthood. "The hardest thing to be in America today is a man." The novel is based on an under-reported story: the Catholic Church recruited 200,000 boys into seminaries in the 1950's. Only 20,000 were ordained. "Kid" details, in a nostalgic and not unkind take what happened to the missing 180,000 boys and the women and men in their families. Daring to step inside Catholic culture, without being parochial, this American story reveals the 1950's roots of 21st-century "recovering Catholic" panic and angst. The millions of post-Catholic baby boomers who have exited the Church will compare notes and laugh knowingly at the dead-on characterizations. Fashionably anti-Catholic campers will say, "but, of course " Readers might catalog "Kid" in the genre of "Young Torless, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man," and "Lord of the Flies." Before now, no one of the surviving 180,000 ex-seminarians has dared reveal this insider confession on the secret milieu of the Catholic education of priests. From interviews with more than a hundred former seminarians, Jack Fritscher uniquely stages their true story arcs with wit, verve, and comedy. "What They Did to the Kid" is the fourth novel from Jack Fritscher whose twelve books have sold more than 100,000 copies. Jack Fritscher is a graduate of the prestigious Pontifical College Josephinum, a Roman Catholic seminary, located in Columbus, Ohio, and directly subject to the Vatican in Rome. He received his doctorate in American Literature from Loyola University, Chicago.

Dinosaurs Live On

Author: Laura Lyn DiSiena
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1481424262
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Go back in time with this dino-mite book of fun facts about fossils, pterodactyls, the T. rex, and more! Did you know that the Tyrannosaurus rex was up to forty-two feet in length? How about that the Triceratops had between 400 and 800 teeth? Or that some scientists believe that chickens are descendants of dinosaurs? Filled with tons of cool facts about dinsoaurs, plus colorful, humorous illustrations, this book is sure to be a prehistoric hit!