The Lion in the Living Room (Thorndike Press Large Print Popular and Narrative Nonfiction Series)


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  • Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print; Lrg edition (January 18, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight:  1.1 pounds

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A dynamic experience through history, natural science, and popular culture looking for how felines vanquished the world, the Internet, and our hearts.

House felines run back rear ways, abandoned Antarctic islands, and our rooms. Plainly, they possess the Internet, where a feline viral video can undoubtedly be seen upwards of ten million circumstances. Be that as it may, how did felines achieve global control? Dissimilar to mutts, they offer people no handy advantage. They are tragically awkward rodent catchers and represent a danger to various environments. However, we cherish them still.

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  • This book gives a fantastic record of how we got to our present feline controlled condition of society.
  • An extraordinary read for feline individuals. Fascinating stories and history, a better than average viewpoint on how felines are a piece of our reality, and we are a piece of theirs.
  • As quite a while feline fancier I was surprised by the volume of uncovered pieces to be found in this book.

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  • Book pages were not cut legitimately. Pages are barbed and have dim inky edges. Extremely low quality.

Magicians of the Gods: Sequel to the International Bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods


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  • Paperback: 608 pages
  • Publisher: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin’s Griffin; Upd Exp edition
  • Author: Graham Hancock
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 6.2 x 1.7 x 9.3 inches

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With more than 5 million duplicates sold worldwide of Fingerprints of the Gods, its New York Times top of the line continuation Magicians of the Gods brings new proof supporting Hancock’s postulation that a global calamity wiped out an incredible global human progress. On the heels of the exceptionally fruitful hardcover release, Hancock comes back with this soft cover adaptation including three new parts overflowing with the late detailing of crisp logical advances (going from DNA to astronomy) that significantly bolster his case. A quarter century, Graham Hancock distributed Fingerprints of the Gods a shocking, profoundly disputable examination of the puzzles of and the proof for Earth’s lost ancient development. A quarter century this monstrous blockbuster appeared, Hancock comes back with its spin-off, loaded with entirely new logical and archeological confirmation. Since 2007, a large group of new verification has become known supporting his speculations through new archaeological revelations. He goes to a unique arrangement of antiquated destinations, including Gobekli Tepe, and conveys totally up and coming and energizing material to the table for fans excitedly anticipating more proof for the ancient human progress. Furthermore, significantly all the more fascinating, he proposes a response to the one question he couldn’t reply in Fingerprints what created this human development to vanish. Mystical performers are balanced consummately for what his fans need to hear and also to usher in another era of readers.

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  • Gratefully Mr. Hancock never baffles. All around inquired about and as usual, an exceptionally elegantly composed book. The writer has an unusual method for giving a lot of valuable and fascinating data, while in the meantime figuring out how to keep the book extremely intriguing all through.
  • The book is genuinely long, so you certainly get your cash’s worth to the extent the specific circumstance and all the diverse subjects that are investigated. Also, the book shields the perusing from getting exhausting like some different books on related topics tend to.
  • This may well be a standout amongst essential books you will read amid your lifetime. Yes. Truly. The world is gradually awakening. Give us a chance to trust we get the message and don’t rehash awful history.
  • Reading this book was an enlightening knowledge that left me doubting the total of what I had been instructed by the standard training framework. I was overwhelmed at the profundity Graham goes into to and genuinely valued the reality he laid everything out for the peruser to handle what the old individuals were attempting to tell future eras.

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  • This is the usual Hancock junk. However, the first segment is great in regards to the “Scablands” in Washington state. Whatever remains of the book is repetitive, unenlightening, and an exercise in futility.
  • There is some extremely intriguing material in this book. Shockingly the writers composing style hinders completely making the most of his endeavors. The steady alluding to his past books, and how he won’t examine some detail since it was in another of his books.

Mutual Aid: A Factor of Evolution 


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  • Paperback: 372 pages
  • Publisher: Forgotten Books
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
  • AuthorPeter Kropotkin

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Standard Aid: A Factor of Evolution is a book composed by Peter Kropotkin and initially distributed as a progression of articles in a British abstract magazine. Kropotkin was a distinguished zoologist, transformative scholar, and socialist, and his thoughts frequently tested those of Charles Darwin. Common Aid is Kropotkin’s examination of shared guide, a hypothesis of cultural association that championed collaboration and response between individuals from animal categories for the advancement of the gathering. Kropotkin’s view tested the convictions of Social Darwinists, who trusted rivalry between people from animal categories inalienably advanced development and survival of the group. Kropotkin starts his book with an examination of the essential guide in the set of all animals, where he incorporates cases of ants, honey bees, winged creatures, large felines, wolves, and that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Kropotkin proceeds with an exchange of general guide in human social orders, looking at both old civic establishments and also present day people. The book finishes up with a supplement and point by point record.

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  • Beautiful to peruse such a large number of ways that human solidarity conveys what needs be, particularly in this season of uncontrolled human atomization. His contention is convincing and compelling. An unquestionable requirement read for anybody inspired by transformative brain research.
  • This is a decent republish of Kropotkin’s work of art, one of his most famous works. This is as significant to scholars, anthropologists and history specialists as it is on a political or financial level. Still extremely present. Authoritative.
  • Re-reading this content has been as compensating as it was understanding it the first run through. Tired of social Darwinism? Awkward with a hard way to deal with life? Exasperates by science utilized as an apparatus to thrash individuals? Perused this, it will change your life.
  • The astounding book, and a shockingly obvious interpretation. I’d recommend this to anybody searching for an organic confirmation of idea for political agitation.

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  • There were many focuses said that gave great support to the contention for the common guide and the expansion to the hypotheses of Darwinism relating to the friendliness of animal varieties. These incorporated the correlation of creatures and human association and development.
  • Amiability, average possession, and shared guide were all contentions all around bolstered in this work. There were many references to the region inside the set of all animals and human progress that demonstrated that these thoughts happened as well as they were useful. Sadly the essayist’s inclination to grasp regular contemplations of elitism obfuscated the premises of his cause.

Odyssey

 


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  • Paperback: 341  pages
  • Publisher: Independently published (January 12, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds

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The Odyssey is one of two noteworthy antiquated Greek epic lyrics credited to Homer. It is, to a limited extent, a spin-off of the Iliad, the other work credited to Homer. The Odyssey is essential to the advanced Western ordinance, and is the second-most established surviving work of Western writing; the Iliad is the most established. Researchers trust the Odyssey was made close to the end out of the eighth century BC, some place in Ionia, the Greek beach front area of Anatolia. The sonnet basically concentrates on the Greek legend Odysseus (known as Ulysses in Roman myths), ruler of Ithaca, and his excursion home after the fall of Troy. It takes Odysseus ten years to achieve Ithaca after the ten-year Trojan War. In his nonattendance, it is accepted Odysseus has passed on, and his significant other Penelope and child Telemachus must manage a gathering of boisterous suitors, the Mnesteres (Greek: Μνηστῆρες) or Proci, who go after Penelope’s turn in marriage.

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  • An awesome great! We read it with our History class. We delighted in perusing alongside a performed sound adaptation of this book.
  • This form of the Odyssey on the grounds that the supportive commentaries helped him comprehend the story better.
  • The Odyssey keeping in mind the end goal to discover one I enjoyed. Most are simply synopses or the first epic sonnet rendered into novel frame.
  • This one however remains consistent with the custom of writing. It is in sonnet frame and the interpretation, however no interpretation can ever be in the same class as the first, makes an endeavor to both remain consistent with the first goal of the essayist while additionally stating it in approaches to make it sound wonderful and practically rhyming as though you were understanding it in the first dialect.

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  • It was extremely disillusioned that the arranging of this release was changed over so inadequately to a digital book.

Warlord of Mars


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  • Paperback: 178 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
  • Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs

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Old colleagues, made in the two different stories, return Tars Tarkas, Tardos Mors, and others. There is a happy consummation of the story in the union of the Warlord, the title presented upon John Carter, with Dejah Thoris. Indicate Excerpt ht be, for example, to strike near me or to my companions. I longed that I may have found a guide nearer toward the two men from which to have heard their discussion; however it was not feasible now to endeavor to cross the stream, thus I lay unobtrusively watching them, who might have given such an enormous amount to have known how close I lay to them, and how effortlessly they may have overcome and slaughtered me with their predominant compel. A few circumstances Thurid pointed over the stream toward me, yet that his motions had any reference to me I didn’t for a minute accept. By and by him and Matai Shang entered the last’s pontoon, which transformed out into the waterway and, swinging round, fashioned consistently crosswise over toward me. As they propelled I moved my watercraft more distant and more distant in underneath the overhanging divider, however, finally it got to be distinctly clear that their specialty was holding a similar course. The five paddlers sent the bigger pontoon ahead at a speed that saddled my energies to square with. Each moment I anticipated that would feel my p.

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  • Distraught Scientists are doing mad science that was thought conceivable at the time. (Science changes every now and again.) Ridiculous incidents flourish, Princesses are destined to be kidnapped.Instantly meets the one individual in a 50.000 populace city he needs without looking. However keeps you completely engaged.
  • This is an entirely awesome arrangement of which I have altogether delighted in each laborious stride of the way. On numerous occasions, John Carter is tossed into apparently sad trials with which immense love and reliability fuel him to stupendous triumphs.
  • This is the third book in the arrangement of 11. It finds our legend, John Carter, anticipating the Barsoom Ian year out, with expectations of discovering Dejah Thoris still alive. This book has a few wanders aimlessly in it, not surprisingly for the individuals who read the first two books.
  • The initial three books of ERBs John Carter of Mars arrangement makes an immaculate science fiction/dream set of three. Despite the fact that composed toward the start of the twentieth century, I discovered a considerable amount of story that was long ways comparatively radical. An extraordinary read.

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  • I have found many Sci-Fi creators and stories, yet none that delight my creative energy like the first Martian Trilogy by Edgar Rice Burroughs. This is an absolute necessity read for any individual who appreciated the original two books, as it has the last conclusion.
  • The first couple of parts are great sci-fi and held my consideration. In any case, once John Carter achieved Mars, the plot was unsurprising. On the off chance that you like Edgar Rice Burroughs’ short fiction you will like the book. One may better like other Victorian experience stories, for example, H. Ryder Haggard’s stories of Africa.

Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why


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  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Ishi Press
  • Author: Zecharia Sitchin
  • Language: English
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.9 x 9 inches

Description

Over ten years since its different production, Laurence Gonzales’ top rated Deep Survival has spared lives from the most profound unsettled areas, similarly as it has enhanced perusers’ regular day to day existences. Its blend of enterprise story, survival science, and commonsense guidance has motivated everybody from business pioneers to military officers, instructors, and psychiatric experts on the most proficient method to take control of stress, figure out how to survey hazard, and settle on better choices under weight. Presently with another presentation on how this book can help perusers defeat any of life’s snags, Gonzales’ holding story is set to propel and edify another era of readers.

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  • This is one of the best 20 books I’ve perused in my life. On the off chance that read on various levels, it is significantly more than about survival in “experience games” or battle. It’s about how to deal with a broad range of fiascos that we as a whole in the long run confront.
  • The book is exquisitely composed, as well. I have been an ocean kayaker, scuba jumper, and hiker through the span of my life and as I read I recollected episodes and individuals over many years of my life.
  • This book has had an effect! It ought to be obligatory perusing for any person who climbs, vessels, snowmobiles, or invests energy doing anything that may place them into a survival circumstance!
  • Profound Survival ought to be on the perusing list in schools before our overpowered youngsters take off into this wacky, exciting world with far less information about themselves than they require keeping in mind the end goal to flourish.

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  • Incredible subject, however, I put the book down after two sections. Gonzales’ utilization of accounts, while intended to engage and highlight parts of his contentions, really make his claims harder to take after. All things considered, I think I’ll most likely come back to the book and give it another go because I discover the theme entrancing.
  • The creator embeds himself into the stories at each open door. There’s a ton of name dropping and “hello, take a gander at me!” stuff where real survival stories could’ve been.