It wasn't always easy, but I sure had fun : the best of Lewis Grizzard /
By Grizzard, Lewis,
Presents a compendium of the best essays, articles, and observations from the late humorist and author.1. The Family: A heritage of cheering folks up -- In the name of jokes -- Legacy of the love of humor -- The night I had it all -- Children are forever -- Of time and birth -- It's only sheepskin deep -- Gift ideas for today's teenagers -- Leading a dog's life -- He up and died and broke my heart -- 2. On the job: The toughest suhbitch I ever loved -- Baptist baseball and my first big break -- The write type -- That there education -- The headline hall of fame -- In search of a pulitzer -- 3. Women: Kathy Sue Loudermilk, I miss you -- The tree house syndrome -- Women in running shoes brought to heel -- Women wearing ties -- Women drivers -- Accept our apologies, Mrs. President -- Advertising for sex -- 4. Men: The inside of my tree house -- Mahvelous memories -- Of pissants and men -- The test of a wheel man -- My Daddies -- A hero's passing -- Real men don't -- Don't do what? -- 5. Love: Azaleas in bloom, lizards in need, and marriages in two days flat -- When I danced on the ceiling -- Lizards need love too -- Just call me "MAODWMNSPCG14HGWS" -- I do (not really) -- 6. Sex: The urges that hit you while hanging sheetrock -- Golden tractors, dictionaries, and geography -- Marching in the rubber band -- Fornication-free -- Asexual advice -- "Fooling around" with health care -- Correctly spoken -- 7. Culture: For those who call spaghetti pasta -- Say it ain't so, Buffalo Bob -- My night at the opera -- But is it art? -- Country music -- That's my thang -- 8. Media: A local yokel in search of (gasp) the truth -- Entertainment without the raunch -- And now, a word from -- Unsophisticated in Reagansville -- Cracking down on the speech police -- 9. Politics: Nuke the gay whales for Jesus -- Right, not wrong -- Too old to drink? -- Why not a jerk patrol -- Pollution without solution -- I'll moon you if you burn our flag -- Tax 'em out on their assets -- You gotta drawer the line somewhere -- Gulf war notes -- 10. Sports: The wide world of us versus them -- Pulling the wool over my eyes -- Risking my life for a good war -- Making athletes study -- Pig polo -- My most valuable players -- Oh, Deer, the hunt is on -- Why I get no kick out of soccer -- For sale: One complete ski outfit -- 11. The South: "You bubbas are all alike" -- Song of the Lower East -- Southerners learning not to speak Southern -- Resolutions, Southern style -- Life span in Georgia -- The "Bubba" stereotype -- A vote in favor of Bubba -- Classified as a redneck -- 12. The good ol' days: When trash was garbage and people were normal -- Mebbe the front porch should come back -- Difference between garbage and trash -- Modernizing monopoly -- Breakfast in New Orleans -- Recalling my school daze -- The filth they call music -- Yo...Can you cap this? -- Up the creek with bottled water -- 13. Health: Hints, the hospital, and a lot of heart -- Going up in smoke -- Six steps to stop smoking, butt don't stumble -- The comedy of eros -- Ex-health nut breaks for breakfast -- Body language -- A flash and the pan -- Grave affairs -- "Maybe she's in a better place" -- Goals of the grateful -- Report on the hostage situation -- Ode to survival.
© 1994., Villard Books,
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Martha Stewart's encyclopedia of sewing and fabric crafts : basic techniques for sewing, appliqué, embroidery, quilting, dyeing, and printing, plus 150 inspired projects from A to Z.
By Stewart, Martha.
Includes index and resources (pages 378-387).This book covers the basics of sewing by hand or machine, along with five other time-honored crafts techniques, and step-by-step instructions for more than 150 projects. The book features two main parts to help readers brush up on the basics and take their skills to a new level. First, the Techniques section guides readers through sewing, appliqué, embroidery, quilting, dyeing, and printing. Following that, the Projects A to Z section features more than 150 clever ideas (including many no-sew projects).Systems requirements for CD-ROM: a computer with CD-ROM drive. Patterns and templates are in .pdf format, so a .pdf reader will be needed.Introduction -- Getting started -- Basic Techniques. Sewing -- Applique --Embroidery -- Quilting and patchwork -- Dyeing -- Printing -- Projects A to Z. Animals -- Aprons -- Bags -- Bath linens -- Bed linens -- Bibs -- Blankets -- Books -- Clothing -- Coasters -- Cozies -- Curtains -- Decorative pillows -- Dolls -- Flowers -- Handkerchiefs -- Nursery -- Organizers -- Pets -- Pincussions -- Pot holders -- Quilts and potholders -- Shades -- Slippers -- Table linens -- Upholstery -- Wall decor -- Tools and materials -- Tips and extra techniques -- CD patterns and templates -- Sources -- Buyers guide -- Index -- Projects by technique.
© ©2010., Potter Craft,
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Camino Island /
By Grisham, John,
Bruce Cable owns a popular bookstore in the sleepy resort town of Santa Rosa on Camino Island in Florida. He makes his real money, though, as a prominent dealer in rare books. Very few people know that he occasionally dabbles in the black market of stolen books and manuscripts. Mercer Mann is a young novelist with a severe case of writer's block who has recently been laid off from her teaching position. She is approached by an elegant, mysterious woman working for an even more mysterious company. A generous offer of money convinces Mercer to go undercover and infiltrate Bruce Cable's circle of literary friends, ideally getting close enough to him to learn his secrets. But eventually Mercer learns far too much.--Adapted from book jacket.
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Harry S. Truman /
Includes bibliographical references (p. 78) and index.
© c1997., Ideals Publications Inc.,
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Murder beyond the grave : true-crime thrillers /
By Patterson, James,
Two true-crime tales relate the stories of a wealthy man buried alive with only forty-eight hours of air, and a grisly shooting high in the Sierra Nevada mountains involving the locals and rich developers.Murder beyond the grave: "Stephen Small has it all -- a Ferrari, fancy house, loving wife, and three sons. But the only thing he needs right now is enough air to breathe. Kidnapped, buried in a box, and held for ransom, Stephen has forty-eight hours of oxygen. The clock is ticking..."Murder in paradise: "High in the Sierra Nevada mountains, developers Jim and bonnie Hood excitedly tour Camp Nelson Lodge. They intend to buy and modernize this beautiful rustic property, but the locals don't like rich outsiders changing their way of life. After a grisly shooting, everybody will discover just how you can make a killing in real estate..."
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Murder, interrupted : true-crime thrillers /
By Patterson, James,
Murder, interrupted -- Mother of all murders.MURDER, INTERRUPTED. Rich, cheating financier Frank Howard wants his wife dead, and he's willing to pay Billie Earl Johnson whatever it takes, to the tune of $750,000. When his bullet misses the mark, Billie Earl and Frank will turn on each other in a fight for their lives...MOTHER OF ALL MURDERS. Dee Dee Blancharde is a local celebrity. Television reports praise her as a single mother who tirelessly cares for her wheelchair-bound, chronically ill daughter. But when the teenaged Gypsy Rose realizes she isn't actually sick and Dee Dee has lied all these years, Gypsy Rose exacts her revenge...
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Home sweet murder : true-crime thrillers /
By Patterson, James,
Home sweet murder -- Murder on the run.Two true-crime tales relate the stories of a couple who were tortured and left for dead after a home invasion, and a double homicide in Omaha, Nebraska.
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Look inside a castle /
By Driscoll, Laura
© c1998., Grosset & Dunlap,
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King Lear /
By Shakespeare, William,
William Shakespeare: life, plays, theater, verse -- King Lear: date, sources, text -- King Lear -- Original text and modern version -- Activities -- Characters -- Structure, themes and imagery -- Textual questions -- Examination questions -- One-word-answer quiz -- What's missing?.Presents the original text of Shakespeare's play side by side with a modern version, discusses the author and the theater of his time, and provides quizzes and other study activities.
© 1986., Barron's,
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Here we go again : my life in television /
By White, Betty.
© 2010., Scribner,
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In the tall, tall grass /
By Fleming, Denise,
Rhymed text (crunch, munch, caterpillars lunch) presents a toddler's view of creatures found in the grass from lunchtime till nightfall, such as bees, ants, and moles. If you were a fuzzy caterpillar crawling through the tall, tall grass on a sunny afternoon, what would you see? To find out, just follow the tiny tour guide as he inches his way through the pages of this book. You'll see ants and bees and birds--hip-hopping bunnies too. You'll even hear the sounds some of them make. Beginning as the sun is high in the sky and ending as fireflies blink and the moon rises above, this backyard tour is one no child will want to miss.Boston Globe/Horn Book Picture Book Honor, 1992.
© ©1991., Henry Holt and Company,
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A short history of the girl next door /
By Reck, Jared,
After years of pining for the girl next door, fifteen-year-old Matthew Wainwright must deal with Tabby dating a popular senior just when he needs her most.
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You bring the distant near /
By Perkins, Mitali,
From 1965 through the present, an Indian American family adjusts to life in New York City, alternately fending off and welcoming challenges to their own traditions.
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White houses : a novel /
By Bloom, Amy,
Lorena Hickok meets Eleanor Roosevelt in 1932 while reporting on Franklin Roosevelt's first presidential campaign. Having grown up worse than poor in South Dakota and reinvented herself as the most prominent woman reporter in America, "Hick," as she's known to her friends and admirers, is not quite instantly charmed by the idealistic, patrician Eleanor. But then, as her connection with the future first lady deepens into intimacy, what begins as a powerful passion matures into a lasting love, and a life that Hick never expected to have. She moves into the White House, where her status as "first friend" is an open secret, as are FDR's own lovers. After she takes a job in the Roosevelt administration, promoting and protecting both Roosevelts, she comes to know Franklin not only as a great president but as a complicated rival and an irresistible friend, capable of changing lives even after his death. Through it all, even as Hick's bond with Eleanor is tested by forces both extraordinary and common, and as she grows as a woman and a writer, she never loses sight of the love of her life.--Provided by Publisher.
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The masterpiece /
By Rivers, Francine,
Struggling to make a home for herself and her five-month old son Samuel, Grace Moore accepts a position as a personal assistant to Roman Velasco, a temperamental successful artist.
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Poison : a novel /
By Lescroart, John T.,
"Dismas Hardy is looking forward to cutting back his work hours and easing into retirement after recovering from two gunshot wounds. He is determined to spend more time with his family and even reconnect with his distant son, Vincent. But Dismas just can't stay away from the courtroom for long and soon he is pulled into an intense family drama with fatal consequences. Grant Carver, the vigorous patriarch of the Carver family and its four-generations owned family business, has been murdered. His bookkeeper Abby Jarvis, whom Hardy had defended on a DUI charge eleven years prior, is the prime suspect after police discover she's been embezzling funds from the company--but she insists she did not kill her boss. As he prepares to defend her, Dismas investigates the Carver clan and discovers the dark, twisted secrets within the family. It seems that Abby was not the only one who stood to profit from the company's $25 million dollar market value. From jealous children to gold-digging girlfriends, Dismas has his work cut out for him in sifting through mud flinging, backstabbing, and accusations of blackmail. But Dismas not only has to save his client's life but his own, as it soon becomes clear that someone has a painted a target on his back, too."
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Dark in death /
By Robb, J. D.,
"It was a stab in the dark. On a chilly February night, during a screening of Psycho in midtown, someone sunk an ice pick into the back of Chanel Rylan's neck, then disappeared quietly into the crowds of drunks and tourists in Times Square. To Chanel's best friend, who had just slipped out of the theater for a moment to take a call, it felt as unreal as the ancient black-and-white movie up on the screen. But Chanel's blood ran red, and her death was anything but fictional. Then, as Eve Dallas puzzles over a homicide that seems carefully planned and yet oddly personal, she receives a tip from an unexpected source: an author of police thrillers who recognizes the crime--from the pages of her own book. Dallas doesn't think it's coincidence, since a recent strangulation of a sex worker resembles a scene from her writing as well. Cops look for patterns of behavior: similar weapons, similar MOs. But this killer seems to find inspiration in someone else's imagination, and if the theory holds, this may be only the second of a long-running series. The good news is that Eve and her billionaire husband Roarke have an excuse to curl up in front of the fireplace with their cat, Galahad, reading mystery stories for research. The bad news is that time is running out before the next victim plays an unwitting role in a murderer's deranged private drama -- and only Eve can put a stop to a creative impulse gone horribly, destructively wrong."--
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Surprise me : a novel /
By Kinsella, Sophie,
"After being together for ten years, Sylvie and Dan have all the trimmings of a happy life and marriage; they have a comfortable home, fulfilling jobs, beautiful twin girls, and communicate so seamlessly, they finish each other's sentences. However, a trip to the doctor projects they will live another 68 years together and panic sets in. They never expected "until death do us part" to mean seven decades. In the name of marriage survival, they quickly concoct a plan to keep their relationship fresh and exciting: they will create little surprises for each other so that their (extended) years together will never become boring. But in their pursuit to execute Project Surprise Me, mishaps arise and secrets are uncovered that start to threaten the very foundation of their unshakable bond. When a scandal from the past is revealed that question some important untold truths, they begin to wonder if they ever really knew each other after all. With a colorful, eccentric cast of characters, razor-sharp observations, and her signature wit and charm, Sophie Kinsella crafts a humorous, yet thoughtful portrait of a marriage and shines a light on the danger of not looking past the many layers of the ones you love to discover how infinitely fascinating--and surprising--they truly are"--
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Act of revenge : a novel /
By Brown, Dale,
"When Boston is hit by a coordinated string of terrorist attacks, robotics innovator Louis Massina leads a team of tech geniuses to deploy every bot, drone, and cyberweapon at their disposal to save the city and bring the plot's mastermind to justice." --
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Look for me : a novel /
By Gardner, Lisa,
The home of a family of five is now a crime scene: four of them savagely murdered, one--a sixteen-year-old girl--missing. Was she lucky to have escaped the carnage? Or does her absence speak of something more sinister? Sergeant Detective D. D. Warren is on the case--but so is survivor-turned-avenger Flora Dane. Seeking different types of justice, they must make sense of the clues left behind by a young woman who, whether as victim or suspect, is silently pleading: Look for me--
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