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The Cartiers: The Untold Story of the Family Behind the Jewelry E...
by Francesca Cartier Brickel...

Language

English

Pages

617

Publication Date

November 26, 2019

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<b><b>鈥淎n enchanting jewel of a book.鈥濃€擠ouglas Smith, author of <i>Former People: The Final Days of the Russian Aristocracy</i></b> <br /><br />The captivating story of the family behind the Cartier empire and the three brothers who turned their grandfather鈥檚 humble Parisian jewelry store into a global luxury icon鈥攁s told by a great-granddaughter with exclusive access to long-lost family archives<i><br /></i></b><br /> <i>The Cartiers</i> is聽the revealing tale of a jewelry dynasty鈥攆our generations, from revolutionary France to the 1970s.聽At its heart are the three Cartier brothers whose motto was 鈥淣ever copy, only create鈥?and who made their family firm internationally famous in the early days of the twentieth century, thanks to their unique and complementary talents: Louis, the visionary designer who created the first men鈥檚 wristwatch to help an aviator friend tell the time without taking his hands off the controls of his flying machine; Pierre, the master dealmaker who bought the New York headquarters on Fifth Avenue for a double-stranded natural pearl necklace; and Jacques, the globe-trotting gemstone expert whose travels to India gave Cartier access to the world鈥檚 best rubies, emeralds, and sapphires, inspiring the celebrated Tutti Frutti jewelry.<br /><br /> Francesca Cartier Brickell, whose great-grandfather was the youngest of the brothers, has traveled the world researching her family鈥檚 history, tracking down those connected with her ancestors and discovering long-lost pieces of the puzzle along the way. Now she reveals never-before-told dramas, romances, intrigues, betrayals, and more. <br /><br /><i>The Cartiers</i> also offers a behind-the-scenes look at the firm鈥檚 most iconic jewelry鈥攖he notoriously cursed Hope Diamond, the Romanov emeralds, the classic panther pieces鈥攁nd the long line of stars from the worlds of fashion, film, and royalty who wore them, from Indian maharajas and Russian grand duchesses to Wallis Simpson, Coco Chanel, and Elizabeth Taylor. <br /><br />Published in the two-hundredth anniversary year of the birth of the dynasty鈥檚 founder, Louis-Fran莽ois Cartier, this book is a magnificent, definitive, epic social history shown through the deeply personal lens of one legendary family.
Best Dog Breeds For Children: A wildly fun illustrated guide
by Max Parrott

Language

English

Pages

113

Publication Date

November 21, 2019

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<h1><strong> Explore the world of dog breeds.聽</strong></h1><p>聽</p><p><em>Best Dog Breeds For Children</em>聽will introduce your child to the fascinating world...</p><p>聽</p><p>...of the most popular large and small dog breeds.聽</p><p><br />Inside you will discover:</p><p>聽</p><ul><li><p><strong>The Hound family</strong>聽with Rex the Hound</p></li></ul><ul><li><p><strong>The different types of Large Dogs</strong>聽with Max the Large German Shepherd Dog</p></li></ul><ul><li><p><strong>Terry the Tiny聽</strong>and his company of Tiny Dogs</p></li></ul><ul><li><p><strong>George the Adorable Foxhound聽</strong>and his merry band of friends</p></li></ul><ul><li><p>and much, much more!</p></li></ul><p><br />You'll love聽to read this wildly fun illustrated guide together, because seeing your child become acquainted with man's best friend, will make all the difference in the world.</p><p><br /><strong>Get it now.</strong></p>
Brave New World Revisited New Ed Edition
by Aldous Huxley

Language

English

Pages

97

Publication Date

November 01, 2019

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In his 1932 classic dystopian novel, Brave New World, Aldous Huxley depicted a future society in thrall to science and regulated by sophisticated methods of social control. Nearly thirty years later in Brave New World Revisited, Huxley checked the progress of his prophecies against reality and argued that many of his fictional fantasies had grown uncomfortably close to the truth. Brave New World Revisited includes Huxley's views on overpopulation, propaganda, advertising and government control, and is an urgent and powerful appeal for the defence of individualism still alarmingly relevant today.
Mark Twain: The Complete Novels
by Mark Twain

Language

English

Pages

1456

Publication Date

November 29, 2019

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Here you will find the complete novels of Mark Twain in the chronological order of their original publication: <br /><br />- The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today <br />- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer <br />- The Prince and the Pauper <br />- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn <br />- A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court <br />- The American Claimant <br />- Tom Sawyer Abroad <br />- The Tragedy of Pudd'nhead Wilson <br />- Tom Sawyer, Detective <br />- Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc <br />- A Double Barrelled Detective Story <br />- A Horse's Tale <br />- The Mysterious Stranger
Cricut D械sign Spac械 for beginners - How to Start Cricut: A St械...
by Emily Design

Language

English

Pages

198

Publication Date

September 13, 2019

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<h2><strong><u>Let Your Creativity Run Wild By Mastering The Cricut Machine, Cricut Design Space and Cricut Projects, As Taught In This Book!</u></strong><br /></h2><p>The Cricut Machine is a <strong><u>powerful work of science and art</u></strong>. Unfortunately, it can <strong><u>fall short of your expectations</u></strong> if you <strong><u>don鈥檛 know how to use it</u></strong> to get the most out of it. The same applies to the accompanying software, specifically the <strong><u>Cricut Design Space</u></strong>; if you <strong><u>can鈥檛 unleash its full capabilities, you will be a disappointed user</u></strong>!<br /></p><h3><strong><u>What then do you do? </u></strong><br /></h3><p><strong><em><u>How do you bring out the perfect blend of your Cricut machine and Cricut design space skills to make out of this world projects?</u></em></strong></p><p>The answer is simple; <strong>follow the teachings in this book</strong>, as it <strong><u>covers the A-Z of Cricut Machine and Cricut design space</u></strong>! And to top that off, you will <strong><u>find projects to put your creative juices to test</u></strong> with confidence that you can <strong><u>create a project from scratch to completion </u></strong>even if you鈥檝e never used a Cricut machine or the Cricut design space before!</p><h2><strong><u>This book will teach you, among other things:</u></strong><br /></h2><ul><li>How to correctly set up your Cricut machine for the very first time if you鈥檝e never done it before</li><li><strong>How to master the Cricut machine if you are a complete beginner</strong></li><li>How to come up with your first Cricut project idea easily</li><li><strong>The ins and outs Cricut design space including using different file formats, using it on different operating systems/devices, uploading different kinds of images etc.</strong></li><li>The tools of trade you will need in mastering Cricut design space</li><li><strong>How to make the most of the Cricut machine in different projects like cutting vinyl and much more</strong></li><li>How to make different everyday items using the Cricut machine</li><li><strong>And much, much more!</strong></li></ul><p>Everything is laid out in easy to follow/simple language and illustrated with images format to ensure you can follow as you put into practice what you learn!</p><p>So whether you are looking to propel your creativity to the next level or want have ideas about monetizing your creativity, you will find this book very helpful irrespective of your current skills level.</p><h3><strong><em><u>If you are still wondering:</u></em></strong><br /></h3><p><strong><em><u>Is it even possible to master the ins and outs of The Cricut machine and Cricut design space software if you don鈥檛 go to through some form of 鈥榝ormal鈥?training? </u></em></strong></p><h3><u>The answer is <strong>YES!</strong></u><br /></h3><p>And <strong><em><u>this book will show you how irrespective of your current Cricut machine or Cricut design space skills level!</u></em></strong></p><h1>Click <strong><u>Buy Now in 1-Click</u></strong> or <strong><u>Buy Now</u></strong> at the top of this page to get started!<br /></h1>
Gifts in Jars: Homemade Cookie Mixes, Soup Mixes, Candles, Lotion...
by Natalie Wise

Language

English

Pages

132

Publication Date

October 18, 2016

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<b>In this fun and festive guide, you will learn to make unique gifts packaged perfectly in glass jars that are sure to be cherished by all.</b><br /> 聽<br /> With <i>Gifts in Jars</i>, you will learn how to create countless varieties of gorgeous, handmade gifts that are perfect for any occasion, an all presented in glass containers in a variety of shapes and sizes.<br /> 聽<br /> Do you have an aspiring gardener on your gift list? Make a 鈥減lant bomb鈥?jar with your favorite flower seeds, or a beautiful terrarium featuring easy-to-grow air plants. Headed to a bridal shower? Pamper your friend with a manicure kit or mint mojito lip scrub. And who wouldn鈥檛 love some homemade sugar cookie mix鈥攅specially when it comes in an attractive and reusable jar?<br /> 聽<br /> Glass jars are easy to come by and you can fill them with customized treasures to delight anyone on your list. Projects include:<br /> 聽 <ul><li>Light-Up Fairy Jar</li><li>Barbecue Rub</li><li>Hot Fudge Topping</li><li>Snow-globe Scenes</li><li>Vanilla Citrus Sugar Hand Scrub</li><li>Citronella Oil Lamp</li><li>Bird Feeder</li><li>And many more!</li></ul> 聽<br /> Complete with tips for decorating jars, suggestions for gift tags, and inspiring full-color photographs, <i>Gifts in Jars</i> is full of gift-giving fun and inspiration.
Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins...
by , J.T. Stanton

Language

English

Pages

365

Publication Date

June 30, 2009

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Few books have excited the coin-collecting community like the Cherrypickers鈥?Guide. Since the first edition burst onto the scene in 1990, thousands of hobbyists have been searching for the rare die varieties described inside. This handy book tells you how to 鈥渃herrypick鈥濃€攖hat is, how to examine coins that look normal at first glance, but have unusual characteristics: doubled and tripled dies, overdates, repunched mintmarks, and other features that can reveal a common coin to be a rare and valuable variety. With the close-up photographs and descriptions inside, you鈥檒l learn exactly what to look for. That kind of knowledge truly is power!
Roaring Back: The Fall and Rise of Tiger Woods
by Curt Sampson

Language

English

Pages

264

Publication Date

October 29, 2019

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<b>The incredible true story of Tiger Woods鈥檚 dramatic return to glory at the 2019 Masters following his humbling and very public personal, physical, and professional setbacks.</b><br /><br /> One publicly imploded marriage. Two car accidents. Eight surgeries. And now, a miracle of hard work and storied talent: five Masters wins. Once hailed as 鈥渢he greatest closer in history鈥?before he fell further than any beloved athlete in America鈥檚 memory, Tiger swung at the world鈥檚 wildest expectations and beat the skeptics with his April 2019 championship. <i>Roaring Back</i> traces his road to Augusta and the improbable, phenomenal comeback of one of the greatest golfers in history.<br /><br /><i>New York Times</i> bestselling author Curt Sampson details the highs and lows of Woods鈥檚 career in three gripping acts. From his startling loss at the 2009 PGA Championship, detrimental obsession with his swing, and that infamous night involving an ex-wife and a nine-iron鈥o adoring fans and lucrative sponsors turning their backs, exclusive interviews with past instructors and PGA tour peers, and an arrest complete with a toxicology report鈥inally to Tiger coming from behind for his fifth green jacket as the crowd rumbled in Georgia, and how his comeback rivals those of the most dramatic in his sport.<br /><br /> Sampson also places Woods鈥檚 defeats and triumphs in the context of historic comebacks by other notable golfers like Ben Hogan, Skip Alexander, Aaron Silton, and Charlie Beljan, finding the forty-three-year-old alone on the green for his trajectory of victory against all odds. As this enthralling book reveals, Tiger never doubted the perseverance of the winner in the mirror.
Interactive Books: Playful Media before Pop-Ups (Children's Liter...
by Jacqueline Reid-Walsh

Language

English

Pages

268

Publication Date

September 27, 2017

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<p>Movable books are an innovative area of children鈥檚 publishing. Commonly equated with spectacular pop-ups, movable books have a little-known history as interactive, narrative media.<i> </i>Since they are hybrid artifacts consisting of words, images and movable components, they cross the borders between story, toy, and game.<i> Interactive Books</i> is a historical and comparative study of early movable books in relation to the children who engage with them. </p><br /><p></p><br /><p>Jacqueline Reid-Walsh focuses on the period movable books became connected with children from the mid-17th to the early-19th centuries. In particular, she examines turn-up books, paper doll books, and related hybrid experiments like toy theaters and <i>paignion</i> (or domestic play set) produced between 1650 and 1830. Despite being popular in their own time, these artifacts are little known today. This study draws attention to a gap in our knowledge of children鈥檚 print culture by showing how these artifacts are important in their own right. </p><br /><p></p><br /><p>Reid-Walsh combines archival research with children鈥檚 literature studies, book history, and juvenilia studies. By examining commercially produced and homemade examples, she explores the interrelations among children, interactive media, and historical participatory culture. By drawing on both Enlightenment thinkers and contemporary digital media theorists <i>Interactive Books</i> enables us to think critically about children鈥檚 media texts paper and digital, past and present.</p>
Air Fryer Cookbook For Beginners: Quick, Easy and Delicious Recip...
by Barbara Trisler

Language

English

Pages

90

Publication Date

March 16, 2019

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<h3><strong></strong>鈽呪槄<strong>BONUS</strong>鈽呪槄<strong>: Buy a paperback copy of this book today and聽the Kindle version will be available to you Absolutely </strong><strong>FREE</strong><strong> (Only For Amazon US聽Customers).聽See page 4 for another exciting bonus I have for you.</strong><br /></h3><p><strong></strong><br /></p><h3><strong>Quick & Effortless聽Air Fryer Recipes for A Healthy Weight Loss in 2019!</strong></h3><p>Are you having a hard time letting go of those fatty foods, but still want to lose weight?<strong>聽</strong>And I know you had tasty dinners with the loved ones and there a few or more extra pounds ''on board''!</p><p>That's why I focused on creating the one and only Air fryer cookbook that you'll ever need to replace fatty deep-fried snacks with healthier, delicious & diet-friendly alternatives!</p><p>This simple, yet聽<strong>powerful air fryer聽</strong>cookbook聽<strong>has plenty</strong>聽of content in the following categories:</p><ul><li><strong>Energizing聽Breakfasts recipes</strong></li><li>No-fuss Lunch and Dinner recipes to keep ''cheating''</li><li><strong>Craveable聽Vegetarian and Meatless recipes</strong></li><li>Great variety of Appetizers & Desserts</li><li><strong>Lots of protein recipes - Poultry, Pork, Beef & Seafood</strong></li><li>Savory Side Dishes聽&聽Snacks</li></ul><p><strong>This complete聽Air fryer cookbook聽will take care of your scarce cooking time聽</strong>and<strong>聽will show you聽</strong>the<strong>聽easiest &聽tastiest way聽</strong>towards a聽<strong>PERMANENT WEIGHT-LOSS聽&聽New Life.</strong></p><p><strong>Get it now and聽give聽yourself the best present!</strong></p>

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