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Sailing Into Disaster

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Publisher : Inland Expressions
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ISBN 10 : 9781939150189
Pages : 196 pages
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Reciting Poetry in the Dark

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Publisher : iUniverse
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ISBN 10 : 9780595229697
Pages : 232 pages
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ISBN 10 : 9780857382375
Pages : 389 pages
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Download Bloodline PDF Full Free by Nigel McCrery and published by Hachette UK. This book was released on 2018-12-13 with total page 389 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: From the creator of BBC drama Silent Witness, comes the gripping sixth instalment in the acclaimed DCI Mark Lapslie series. When Isabel, a British university student, travels to a remote Spanish town it isn't only to enjoy the atmosphere. It's also to trace how and why her family name might have derived from the town, a quest her father, Sebastian made nine years ago, not long before his death in a car accident. But as Isabel, aided by local guide Mauricio, starts digging into her family's possible links with Alarcon, she's unprepared for the dark secrets uncovered; secrets that the current ruling nobility of Alarcon are keen to keep buried. Ten days into her stay in Alarcon, Isabel mysteriously disappears, presumed dead. Inspector Mark Lapslie and DC Emma Bradbury are sent out to investigate alongside the local Spanish police. A possible gangland link is suspected - Isabel's stepfather in Valencia is a retired British gangster and a mob-hitman from Malaga is identified in Alarcon at the time of Isabel's disappearance. But Mauricio, suspects the Mayor's son, Dario, is the real culprit - to uncover the truth, Lapslie and Bradbury must delve into the murky, chequered past of Isabel's gangland stepfather while also following in her footsteps through Alarcon's dark and tempestuous history.


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Sailing Into the Abyss

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Publisher : CreateSpace
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ISBN 10 : 1480257001
Pages : 178 pages
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Tragedy After Nietzsche

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Publisher : University of Illinois Press
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ISBN 10 : 0252025741
Pages : 188 pages
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Publisher : North Atlantic Books
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ISBN 10 : 1556437579
Pages : 228 pages
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Publisher : Notion Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781946204943
Pages : 262 pages
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Amazing Sailing Stories

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Publisher : Fernhurst Books Limited
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ISBN 10 : 9781119952626
Pages : 272 pages
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Download Amazing Sailing Stories PDF Full Free by Dick Durham and published by Fernhurst Books Limited. This book was released on 2011-08-23 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Set sail on a thrilling journey to discover some of the most exciting tales of adventure afloat. There’s every sort of vessel from majestic square rigger to humble homemade yacht. Journey around gale-whipped headlands and survive mountainous seas – or turn the page to discover the delights of cruising among the islands of a tropical paradise. The exploits of sailing’s greatest names are recounted, along with an eclectic mix of tales that never made the headlines, yet make compelling reading. Discover a treasure trove of sailing stories from across centuries, and from the four corners of the globe. This is wonderful reading for anyone with a love of sailing and the sea.


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Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
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ISBN 10 : 146282465X
Pages : 587 pages
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Publisher : Gale / Cengage Learning
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ISBN 10 : 0787688045
Pages : 280 pages
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Download Something about the Author PDF Full Free by Lisa Kumar and published by Gale / Cengage Learning. This book was released on 2007 with total page 280 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Series covers individuals ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries cover: personal life, career, writings and works in progress, adaptations, additional sources, and photographs.


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ISBN 10 : HARVARD:HWXNBW
Pages : 544 pages
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Publisher : University of Toronto Press
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ISBN 10 : 9781442603844
Pages : 400 pages
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Publisher : McFarland
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ISBN 10 : 9780786481897
Pages : 232 pages
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Download Westerners in China PDF Full Free by Foster Stockwell and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2015-10-03 with total page 232 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Today the doors of China are opening to foreign investment and trade as never before, but the history of contact between China and the West goes back many centuries. Goods from China were being traded in Rome long before the birth of Christ, transported over the famous silk road that crossed Mongolia and Russia. But not until the mid-fifteenth century, when Marco Polo published his account of his travels, did China really capture the European imagination. Subsequent centuries saw missionary trips to China by Franciscans and Jesuits, a European craze for Chinese silk and porcelain, European visits to Tibet, the infamous Opium War between Britain and China, and further instances of contact, commerce, and conflict. China has shown amazing economic growth since 1949, and today it has set ambitious goals for growth in trade and technology. This book traces the history of Western exploration in and trade with China. It follows the events outlined above and touches on many other highlights, including exploration by the Russian Nikolay Przhevalsky, who traveled deep into China and today is largely remembered for the horse he discovered and identified there; the travels of nineteenth-century women explorers in China; American Roy Chapman's discovery of the first fossilized dinosaur eggs in the Gobi Desert; and the competition between two American explorers to be the first to capture a live panda. Also included are a chronology of Chinese history and a pronunciation guide.


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ISBN 10 : 9781476679310
Pages : 295 pages
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Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
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ISBN 10 : 9781472852656
Pages : 145 pages
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ISBN 10 : UCD:31175028932195
Pages : 336 pages
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