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The Will of an Eccentric By Jules Verne Brian Taves Norman Wolcott
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The Will of an Eccentric is one of the last of Verne's novels and the last to be published in English during his lifetime (1900). Although the characters are all American and the story takes place... More > entirely within the United States, it was never published here and this is the first US publication of this work. Six characters play a Monopoly-like game moving around the US on public transportation to win a prize. Available only for thousands of dollars from antiquarian booksellers, it is now available in this fully illustrated retro version from the Choptank Press with an "Afterword" by noted Verne scholar Dr. Brian Taves.< Less
"Character Study" By Jonathan Forrest
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This catalogue documents Jonathan Forrest's exhibition "Character Study" that features recent small and large scale paintings that explore an eccentric, gestural imagery alluding to the... More > figure – or perhaps more accurately the gesture of a cartoon figure. This series follows up on ideas explored in Jonathan’s exhibitions over the past few years that combines his history of modernist interest with a “loosened” personal imagery and an ongoing concern for a variety of paint applications; the combination produces an “almost humorous” and “almost animated” but fully personal, current, and exciting approach to painting.< Less
The Newcastle Song Book; or, Tyne-Side Songster Being a Collection of Comic and Satirical Songs, Descriptive of Eccentric Characters, and the Manners and Customs of a Portion of the Labouring Population of Newcastle and the Neighbourhood By Various
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Jamaica Remembered By George Graham
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A nostalgic look back at growing up Jamaican, and the weird and wonderful people and events along the way.
Jamaica Remembered By George Graham
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A nostalgic look back at growing up Jamaican, and the weird and wonderful people and events along the way.
Mean Tide By Sam North
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Kids can survive anything, they say. Oliver, aged twelve, has a missing father in Africa, his mother has had a breakdown, and he is recovering from chemo. He is sent to live with his only... More > relative. On a foggy day, one bald boy, with his cat, Flop, arrives at his Grandma's house at the water's edge in Greenwich. Oliver discovers to his horror that his Grandma, a famous psychic, hates cats. Her housekeeper, Lena loathes kids, and silent Justine seems to hate everyone. Add crazy Harriet, who has seen every fortune teller in London; Aura, a mysterious, aspiring beautiful actress and Bullet, the homeless kid with a very mean streak, trouble can't be far behind. When Oliver and Justine find a beautiful dog with it's throat cut washed up on the riverbank, Oliver feels a strange connection to this dead animal and so begins his own induction into a psychic world. 'An engaging, unusual and completely engrossing read' - Beverly Birch - author of 'Rift'< Less
Mean Tide By Sam North
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Kids can survive anything, they say. Oliver, aged twelve, has a missing father in Africa, his mother has had a breakdown, and he is recovering from chemo. He is sent to live with his only... More > relative. On a foggy day, one bald boy, with his cat, Flop, arrives at his Grandma's house at the water's edge in Greenwich. Oliver discovers to his horror that his Grandma, a famous psychic, hates cats. Her housekeeper, Lena loathes kids, and silent Justine seems to hate everyone. Add crazy Harriet, who has seen every fortune teller in London; Aura, a mysterious, aspiring beautiful actress and Bullet, the homeless kid with a very mean streak, trouble can't be far behind. When Oliver and Justine find a beautiful dog with it's throat cut washed up on the riverbank, Oliver feels a strange connection to this dead animal and so begins his own induction into a psychic world. 'An engaging, unusual and completely engrossing read' - Beverly Birch - author of 'Rift'< Less
DEAR DON MEMORIES OF MY YEARS WITH MR. CASH By Althea Longley
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In 1981, Don Longley died in tragic circumstances. He had been Brisbane's biggest bookmaker in the 1950s, until his passion for betting saw him in the role of punter. He won and lost hundreds of... More > thousands of dollars every day. His bets were always made in cash, which earned him the name of Mr. Cash. He was known and feared by bookmakers both nationally and internationally. Don also suffered the bi-polar disorder known as 'manic-depression'. This is the story of how I, his wife, learned to live with the combined stress of his gambling life, and his mental disorder. It also includes many enjoyable accounts of his racing activities. To all who knew Don, he was a most unforgettable character, warm, loving,caring,generous almost to a fault,vulnerable and eccentric. It is a story that needed to be written. This is a book that can be enjoyed by anyone, but a definite for the person who likes the occassional flutter on the horses.< Less
DEAR DON MEMORIES OF MY YEARS WITH MR. CASH By Althea Longley
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In 1981, Don Longley died in tragic circumstances. He had been Brisbane's biggest bookmaker in the 1950s, until his passion for betting saw him in the role of punter. He won and lost hundreds of... More > thousands of dollars every day. His bets were always made in cash, which earned him the name of Mr. Cash. He was known and feared by bookmakers both nationally and internationally. Don also suffered the bi-polar disorder known as 'manic-depression'. This is the story of how I, his wife, learned to live with the combined stress of his gambling life, and his mental disorder. It also includes many enjoyable accounts of his racing activities. To all who knew Don, he was a most unforgettable character, warm, loving,caring,generous almost to a fault,vulnerable and eccentric. It is a story that needed to be written. This is a book that can be enjoyed by anyone, but a definite for the person who likes the occassional flutter on the horses.< Less
sh123456rtf By george shank
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Schwein Here Murder Mystery A smart, eccentric police detective and pseudo psychologist with few external empathic sensitivities . . . Every page of this novel is fresh and vivid with outrageous... More > characters who appear perfectly normal within an intriguing murder plot.< Less

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