Blue Boy

Titre : Blue Boy
Auteur : Jean Giono
Éditeur : Read Books Ltd
ISBN-13 : 9781473383937
Libération : 2013-04-16

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Capoeira 100

Titre : Capoeira 100
Auteur : Gerard Taylor
Éditeur : North Atlantic Books
ISBN-13 : 9781583946381
Libération : 2012-09-04

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Capoeira 100 is an illustrated guide to 100 essential techniques used in the art of capoeira. Each movement is accompanied by a series of color photographs that show how it is done, as well as helpful pointers and tips on how to apply the technique in the game of capoeira. The book is divided into sections for beginner, intermediate and advanced movements. Ground-work, kicks, escapes, "floreios," flying kicks, and acrobatic movements are all covered.Capoeira 100 is unique among English-language capoeira books in that it is illustrated by full-color photographs, and it focuses 100% on technique. Sequences of movements, drills, games, and conditioning exercises give the reader a chance to practice capoeira workouts at least a hundred times without ever repeating the same routine twice.These exercises can be done alone, and many can be done with a partner to create the real conditions of the game. Rather than being theoretical, all the information and instruction in this book are geared toward functional use, so that students can train at their optimal pace. Specificity of movements and exercises are structured to help readers achieve steady improvement of capoeira skills. Additionally, the author provides encouragement and no-nonsense advice, based on his 10+ years experience as a capoeira instructor and nearly 20 years as a player.Readers not affiliated with a capoeira club will find information about the capoeira game, and advice on etiquette and strategies of play. The glossary of 100 terms helps new players understand Portuguese descriptions used in Brazil. A question-and-answer section at the end of the book addresses some of the most frequently asked enquiries about this fascinating sport.This is an indispensable manual for those who have been searching for a concise "how-to" guide to capoeira techniques, and who are already connected with a capoeira group or teacher. It will be of interest as well to freestyle martial artists, dancers, actors, and others who increasingly look to capoeira for its inspiring and exciting techniques.

Dictionnaire Historique G ographique Et Biographique de Maine Et Loire

Titre : Dictionnaire Historique G ographique Et Biographique de Maine Et Loire
Auteur : Célestin Port
Éditeur : Theclassics.Us
ISBN-13 : 1230734619
Libération : 2013-09

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Ce livre historique peut contenir de nombreuses coquilles et du texte manquant. Les acheteurs peuvent generalement telecharger une copie gratuite scannee du livre original (sans les coquilles) aupres de l'editeur. Non reference. Non illustre. 1876 edition. Extrait: ...(t. II, p. 261). Rev. de tAnjou, 1868, t. II, p. 162.--Repert. arch., 1867, p. 375.--Union de r Ouest, 8 janvier 1868. Jobeaux (les), vill., c"e de Denee, a la partie occidentale de la grande Ile, dont le centre forme la commune de St-Jean-de-la-Croix, quia longtemps dispute a Denee cette dependance, malgre l'opposition unanime des habitants, restee enfin victorieuse. Cette region s'appelait jusqu'au xvne s. la Vallee-de-Fosses, et comprenait des avant le Xe s. un important domaine, tout au moins une villa dependant du fisc des comtes d'Anjou: Villa quam nominant Fossas 1009 (Ch. de SaintLaud d'A.).--Ad Fossas super Ligerim 1028 (Ibid.).--Apud Fossas, villam fiscalem 1028 (Cartul. du Ronceray, Rot. 1, ch. 1).--In loco qui dicitur ad Fossas 1080 circa (Id., Rot. 5, ch. 66).--Fossenses coliberti (Id., Rot. 1, ch. 79).--Ou y a trouve, en tirant de la pierre pour la construction de l'eglise de St-Jean-de-la-Croix, an point le plus eleve, qui n'est couvert que par Us grandes crues, des amas de briques a rebord et un debris de hache en fer.--Le comte Foulques y donna vers le commencement du xi" s. 40 arpents de vignes, trois arpents de pre et une pecherie importante, vivarium optime piscationis, au Ronceray, qui posseda des lors le droit exclusif de peche sur presque toute la rive gauche jusqu'au dela de Rochefort.--Le 16 novembre 1526 les deux fils d'Andre Jobeau, tous deux nommes Jean et pretres tous deux, fonderent au lieu appele la Vallee de Pousses une chapelle en l'honneur de Dieu, de la Vierge et de St...

Carmilla

Titre : Carmilla
Auteur : J. Sheridan Le Fanu
Éditeur : Open Road Media
ISBN-13 : 9781504001618
Libération : 2014-12-30

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Before Dracula, there was Carmilla—the first seductive vampire to haunt readers’ imaginations This classic of Gothic horror follows Laura, a woman haunted by a girlhood dream of a beautiful visitor to her bedroom. Now, a decade later, Laura finds Carmilla, who appears to be her own age, on the side of the road after a carriage accident. The two recognize each other from the same childhood dream and become fast friends. Soon after, Laura begins to experience mysterious feelings and is once again haunted by nightmares. She finds Carmilla strangely irresistible and longs to be with her. But as the two friends grow closer, Laura’s health begins to fail. It becomes apparent that her enchanting companion is harboring a sinister secret. To free herself from Carmilla’s grasp, Laura and her family must fight for their lives. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

From Hell

Titre : From Hell
Auteur : Alan Moore
Éditeur : Top Shelf Productions
ISBN-13 : 9781603091794
Libération : 1989

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Winner of the Eisner, Harvey, and Ignatz Awards for Best Graphic Novel. A New York Times Bestseller! "Remarkable."-- Leo Carey, The New Yorker "... dark, fearsomely complex..."-- Douglas Wolk, Publishers Weekly "My all-time favorite graphic novel... an immense, majestic work about the Jack the Ripper murders, the dark Victorian world they happened in, and the birth of the 20th century."-- Warren Ellis, Entertainment Weekly "Moore's works have often defied the public's expectations of the medium, and his most ambitious work, the massive graphic novel From Hell, is no exception... The result is at once a meditation on evil, a police procedural and a commentary on Victorian England. ... an impressive piece of work."-- Patrick Day, The Los Angeles Times "... a massive exploration of the Jack The Ripper murders that incorporates British history, Masonic ritual, and London geography in a fascinating and horrifying conspiracy theory."-- Tasha Robinson, The AV Club From Hell is the story of Jack the Ripper, perhaps the most infamous man in the annals of murder. Detailing the events leading up to the Whitechapel killings and the cover-up that followed, From Hell is a meditation on the mind of a madman whose savagery and violence gave birth to the 20th century. The serialized story, presented in its entirety in this volume, has garnered widespread attention from critics and scholars, and has been adapted into a major motion picture from Twentieth Century Fox starring Johnny Depp and Heather Graham. Often regarded as one of the most significant graphic novels ever published, From Hell combines meticulous research with educated speculation, resulting in a masterpiece of historical fiction both compelling and terrifying.

Dennis the Wild Bull

Titre : Dennis the Wild Bull
Auteur : Dennis Rodman
Éditeur :
ISBN-13 : 0990724239
Libération : 2015-03-02

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A new book written by NBA Legend Dennis Rodman. USA Today - "The NBA Hall of Famer has written a book for kids and dedicated it to his own children." TIME - "We hope they're sold with temporary tattoos." N.Y. Daily News - "Wild Indeed"

Agrippina

Titre : Agrippina
Auteur : Claire Bretecher
Éditeur : Arrow
ISBN-13 : 0749308125
Libération : 1992-10-01

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Agrippina is an awful, intellectual brat of 14 years, constantly demanding large sums of money from her father, correcting her mother's use of out-of-date slang and trying to put down her intellectual boyfriend, Modem. Claire Bretecher's other books including Frustration and Mothers.