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The Curious Case Of By MxJ Press
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The Curious Case of compiles various Curious Cases. The sixth book in series of MXJ Press.
The curious case of Benjamin Button By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Aonia edizioni. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and first published in Colliers Magazine on May 27, 1922. It was subsequently... More > anthologized in his book, Tales of the Jazz Age, which is occasionally published as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories. Development rights to the story were held for years by the late Hollywood mogul Ray Stark. Stark retained those rights until his death in 2004, when they were purchased from his estate and used for an adaptation of the story as the 2008 film of the same name, directed by David Fincher. Benjamin is born with the physical appearance of a 70-year-old man, already able to speak. His father Roger invites neighborhood boys to play with him and orders him to play with children's toys, but Benjamin only obeys to please his father. At five, Benjamin is sent to kindergarten but is quickly withdrawn after he repeatedly falls asleep during child activities. (Wikipedia)< Less
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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Aonia edizioni. "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" is a short story written by F. Scott Fitzgerald and first published in Colliers Magazine on May 27, 1922. It was subsequently... More > anthologized in his book, Tales of the Jazz Age, which is occasionally published as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Other Jazz Age Stories. Development rights to the story were held for years by the late Hollywood mogul Ray Stark. Stark retained those rights until his death in 2004, when they were purchased from his estate and used for an adaptation of the story as the 2008 film of the same name, directed by David Fincher. Benjamin is born with the physical appearance of a 70-year-old man, already able to speak. His father Roger invites neighborhood boys to play with him and orders him to play with children's toys, but Benjamin only obeys to please his father. At five, Benjamin is sent to kindergarten but is quickly withdrawn after he repeatedly falls asleep during child activities. (Wikipedia)< Less
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button By F. Scott Fitzgerald
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” is a poignant fantasy about a man who ages backward. The book has inspired the world-wide acclaimed Hollywood film featuring the sensational movie stars... More > Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett.< Less
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button By F Scott Fitzgerald
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This story was inspired by a remark of Mark Twain's to the effect that it was a pity that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst part at the end. By trying the experiment upon only... More > one man in a perfectly normal world I have scarcely given his idea a fair trial. Several weeks after completing it, I discovered an almost identical plot in Samuel Butler's "Note-books." The story was published in "Collier's" last summer and provoked this startling letter from an anonymous admirer in Cincinnati: "Sir-- I have read the story Benjamin Button in Colliers and I wish to say that as a short story writer you would make a good lunatic I have seen many peices of cheese in my life but of all the peices of cheese I have ever seen you are the biggest peice. I hate to waste a peice of stationary on you but I will."< Less
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button By Francis Scott Fitzgerald
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This story was inspired by a remark of Mark Twain's to the effect that it was a pity that the best part of life came at the beginning and the worst part at the end. By trying the experiment upon only... More > one man in a perfectly normal world I have scarcely given his idea a fair trial. Several weeks after completing it, I discovered an almost identical plot in Samuel Butler's "Note-books." The story was published in "Collier's" last summer and provoked this startling letter from an anonymous admirer in Cincinnati: "Sir-- I have read the story Benjamin Button in Colliers and I wish to say that as a short story writer you would make a good lunatic I have seen many peices of cheese in my life but of all the peices of cheese I have ever seen you are the biggest peice. I hate to waste a peice of stationary on you but I will."< Less
The Curious Case Of The Shrinking Woman By Kitty O'Day
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I am not a scientist or nutritonist, a keep-fit fanatic or a paid celebrity. I am a Mum of four who has struggled with eating and weight. I don't think as a twenty something you fully appreciate... More > your flattish tummy and gravity defying boobs. Then you have children; and boy does the laws of gravity and elastasine change. I needed to lose weight, nearly five stone of baby fat had to go; but getting help was tough. Then I had a suggestion- a low carbohydrate diet. My change was very quick to those watching, once I found the way of eating that suited me I 'melted'. Since this so many people have asked me to write down what I can eat, what I don't and to share my recipes. They are practical for a busy Mum, tasty, and yes I lost 7lbs in the first week! All 'wind an' w'ater' as my granny would say, but I felt less bloated and very positive. I have now lost nearly four stone since I started this low carb way of eating. It has given me and my system the kick start it needed.< Less
The Curious Case Of... (2013) By The Class of 2014
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A collection of crime stories by the children of Year 6 at SMSP.
The Case of the Curious Killers By Louis Shalako
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When aliens abduct security guard Brendan Hartle for use in a propaganda mind-control experiment, little do they know he has no objective reality of his own. This has unfortunate consequences for the... More > Empire and those who would usurp it. Ride along with the most assertive unarmed (and unemployed) security guard in the galaxy. Brendan is darned angry and he isn't going to take it anymore. He's taking names and kicking some nasty alien butt.< Less
The Curious Cases of Cyriack Skinner Grey By Arthur Porges
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A complete collection of Arthur Porges' "locked room" mystery short stories featuring the sleuth Cyriack Skinner Grey. Includes fourteen stories, three of which were previously unpublished.