The First Book Of Michael
Paperback, Idreambooks, 2016, ISBN13 9781945272097, ISBN10 1945272090
A Best Book Of The Year Time - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - Kansas City Star San Francisco Chronicle - NPR - Seattle TimesA shy manifesto, an impractical handbook, the true story of a fabulist, an entire life in parts and pieces, Manhood for Amateurs is the first sustained work of personal writing from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon. In these insightful, provocative, slyly interlinked essays, one of our most brilliant and humane writers addresses with his characteristic warmth and lyric wit the all-important question: What does it mean to be a man today?
Read Michael Sims's posts on the Penguin Blog An exclusive collection-the first- ever gathering of rogues from the gaslight era collected here for the first time: the best crime fiction from the gaslight era. All the legendary thieves are present-Arsene Lupin and A.J. Raffles, Colonel Clay and Simon Carne, Romney Pringle, Get Rich Quick Wallingford, and the Infallible Godahl- burgling London and Paris, conning New York and Ostend, laughing all the way to the bank.
This extensive collection presents vivid pieces of stunning, first-hand accounts from the front lines of some of the most historically significant battles of all time. A must-read for any military history buff, including Martha Gellhorn on the Battle of the Bulge, Michael Herr at Khe Sanh, John Pilger on the fall of Saigon, and more.
Playing for Keeps is the first book to recount Michael Jordan's entire exhilarating basketball career, from his victorious high school beginnings to his coming-of-age at the University of North Carolina under Coach Dean Smith and his triumphant days with the Bulls. But this is much more than a sports biography; David Halberstam uses the game as a prism to illuminate the larger issues - American culture, race, Society, history - that shaped Michael Jordan's extraordinary and heart-stopping story.
The incredible story of denial, deceit, and deception that ultimately cost Navy pilot Captain Michael Scott Speicher his life is exposed in this military tell-all. Asserting that years of information has been intentionally kept from an American public, the book reveals that, contrary to reports, Speicher survived after he ejected from his stricken F/A-18 Hornet on the first night of the Persian Gulf War.
Are you a photographer looking to either print and sell your photographs, or print your photos for your own creative expression? The Art of Printing Photos on Your Epson Printer is a comprehensive guide to the techniques of fine-art photographic printing and the first book to focus on both the technical and creative aspects together. It gives you in-depth coverage of all the latest advances in printer paper and ink technology - and how to make the most of them - and even gives you practical advice on producing and selling your own fine-art photographic prints From Michael Freeman, author of the global bestseller, The Photographer's Eye.
Veteran science writer Michael Balter skillfully weaves together many threads in this fascinating book about one of archaeology s most legendary sites Catalhoyuk. First excavated forty years ago, the site is justly revered by prehistorians, art historians
"I have entitled this book "For Love of the Imagination." Long ago, I fell in love with the imagination. It was love at first sight. I have had a lifelong love affair with the imagination. I would love for others, through this book, to fall in love, as I once did, with the imagination." Michael Vannoy Adams, from the Preface. "For Love of the Imagination" is a book about the imagination about what and how images mean.
The SAGE Handbook of Curriculum and Instruction is the first book in 15 years to comprehensively cover the field of curriculum and instruction. Editors F. Michael Connelly, Ming Fang He, and JoAnn Phillion, along with contributors from around the world, synthesize the diverse, real-world matters that define the field. This long-awaited Handbook aims to advance the study of curriculum and instruction by re-establishing continuity within the field while acknowledging its practical, contextual, and theoretical diversity.