The King's English Pb

The King's English Pb
Title The King's English Pb PDF eBook
Author Betsy Burton
Publisher Gibbs Smith
Pages 320
Release 2006-08-09
Genre Best books
ISBN 9781423601241

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Betsy Burton, one of the owners of The King's English Bookshop in Salt Lake City, Utah, shares anecdotes from throughout the history of the store, discussing employees, author visits, and the joys and challenges of running an independent bookstore, and including reading lists in a range of subject areas.

The King's English

The King's English
Title The King's English PDF eBook
Author Henry Watson Fowler
Pages 172
Release 1920
Genre English language

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A Circle of Wives

A Circle of Wives
Title A Circle of Wives PDF eBook
Author Alice LaPlante
Publisher Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
Pages 249
Release 2014-03-04
Genre Fiction
ISBN 0802192742

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From the New York Times–bestselling author of Half Moon Bay. “Marriage is as mysterious as murder in LaPlante’s captivating psychological thriller” (People). An Indie Next Pick A LibraryReads Selection An Amazon Best Book of the Month (Mysteries & Thrillers) A Daily Candy Best Book of March One of More magazine’s “Five Thrillers Not to Read After Dark” When Dr. John Taylor turns up dead in a hotel room, the local police uncover enough incriminating evidence to suspect foul play. Det. Samantha Adams, whose Palo Alto beat usually covers petty crimes, is innocently thrown into a high-profile case that is more complicated than any she has faced before. A renowned reconstructive surgeon and a respected family man, Dr. Taylor was beloved and admired. But beneath his perfect façade was a hidden life—in fact, multiple lives. Dr. Taylor was married to three very different women in three separate cities. As the circumstances surrounding his death emerge, Detective Adams finds herself tracking down a murderer through a tangled web of marital deception and revenge. New York Times–bestselling author Alice LaPlante’s haunting and complex novel of family secrets dissects—with scalpel-like agility—the intricacies of desire and commitment, trust and jealousy. “Exhilarating and smart, A Circle of Wive is a wild ride of love, loss, marriage and murder, with a finale that’s provocative, thrilling and grand. It all shows that while some deaths are a mystery, so, too, are some loves.” —San Francisco Chronicle

The King’s Grammar

The King’s Grammar
Title The King’s Grammar PDF eBook
Author Sanjay Kumar Sinha
Publisher S. Chand Publishing
Pages 424
Release 2012
Genre Education
ISBN 8121929059

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A book on Grammar. The ebook version does not contain CD.

Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga

Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga
Title Wild Rescuers: Guardians of the Taiga PDF eBook
Author StacyPlays
Publisher HarperCollins
Pages 240
Release 2018-06-05
Genre Juvenile Fiction
ISBN 0062796399

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New York Times bestseller! From StacyPlays, creator of the mega-popular YouTube series Dogcraft, comes a thrilling illustrated novel about a girl raised by a pack of wolves and her quest to protect their shared forest home. The first in a new Minecraft-inspired fantasy adventure series! Stacy was raised by wolves. She’s never needed humans to survive and, from what she sees of humans, they’re dangerous and unpredictable. For as long as she can remember, Stacy’s pack of six powerful, playful wolves—Addison, Basil, Everest, Noah, Tucker and Wink—have been her only family. Together, Stacy’s pack patrols the forest to keep other animals safe, relying on her wits and each wolf’s unique abilities to accomplish risky rescue missions. But as the forest changes and new dangers begin lurking, are Stacy and the wolves prepared for the perils that await them? Fans of DanTDM: Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal and the Warriors series—plus shows like Ranger Bob—will love this Minecraft-inspired adventure.

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage

A Dictionary of Modern English Usage
Title A Dictionary of Modern English Usage PDF eBook
Author Henry Watson Fowler
Publisher Oxford : Clarendon Press
Pages 0
Release 1965
Genre David Kootook Fund
ISBN 9780198691150

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How to Speak Brit

How to Speak Brit
Title How to Speak Brit PDF eBook
Author Christopher J. Moore
Publisher Penguin
Pages 129
Release 2014-09-11
Genre Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN 1592408982

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The quintessential A to Z guide to British English—perfect for every egghead and bluestocking looking to conquer the language barrier Oscar Wilde once said the Brits have "everything in common with America nowadays except, of course, language." Any visitor to Old Blighty can sympathize with Mr. Wilde. After all, even fluent English speakers can be at sixes and sevens when told to pick up the "dog and bone" or "head to the loo," so they can "spend a penny." Wherever did these peculiar expressions come from? British author Christopher J. Moore made a name for himself on this side of the pond with the sleeper success of his previous book, In Other Words. Now, Moore draws on history, literature, pop culture, and his own heritage to explore the phrases that most embody the British character. He traces the linguistic influence of writers from Chaucer to Shakespeare and Dickens to Wodehouse, and unravels the complexity Brits manage to imbue in seemingly innocuous phrases like "All right." Along the way, Moore reveals the uniquely British origins of some of the English language’s more curious sayings. For example: Who is Bob and how did he become your uncle? Why do we refer to powerless politicians as “lame ducks”? How did “posh” become such a stylish word? Part language guide, part cultural study, How to Speak Brit is the perfect addition to every Anglophile’s library and an entertaining primer that will charm the linguistic-minded legions.