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Madonna in the Eighties By chris wade
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This book takes a look at the cultural and musical impact Madonna's music, films and persona had on the world in the 1980s. It was the decade she helped define with a series of classic albums (from... More > her self titled debut, through Like A Virgin and True Blue to Like Prayer), the hit movie Desperately Seeking Susan, and her revolutionary music videos. She became the most famous woman in the world and a pop idol rivaled only by Michael Jackson. Nearly thirty years since that decade ended, Chris Wade delves into this special time in a series of essays on her work, gaining fresh insights into the phenomenon of early Madonna, as well as interviewing those who worked with her.< Less
Eighty Six By Molly Way
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Earth, year 22.803ac, the canine race has fallen victim to man's cruel power. Instead of being household pets, dogs are sent to the organization for training and "better" purposes. Machine,... More > canine, apparatuses control them and will use force without hesitation. 86, is one of these victims and her only wish is to escape, freeing herself and the ones she loves...but as what cost?< Less
Zero to Eighty By E.F. Northrup
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In this extraordinary book, originally published in 1937, renowned inventor and physicist E.F. Northrup (writing under the nom de plume of "Akkad Pseudoman") fictionalizes his biography and... More > development of the electromagnetic gun. A seminal work in the history of astronautics, this book was the first to put electromagnetic launching on a solid theoretical and experimental basis. In addition to a fictional account of a trip to the moon in a liquid-fuel rocket boosted into space by means of an electromagnetic gun, Northup included a detailed Technical Supplement in which he outlines the math, physics and experimental data behind the novel. It was 60 years after the publication of this book that NASA and the aerospace industry first began serious experimentation with liner induction for the launching of spacecraft. Includes the original illustrations.< Less
My Memories of Eighty Years By Chauncey M. Depew
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This edition of My Memories of Eighty Years by Chauncey M. Depew is given by Ashed Phoenix - Million Book Edition
Pub Rules of the Eighties By Rob Brown
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Ebook version of Pub Rules of the Eighties Pub Rules of the Eighties is a joyfully shameless celebration of British humour, Eighties pop culture and swearing. Follow Chris, a young English bloke, as... More > he navigates the perilous waters of life, love and crap jobs. Note. Please be aware this book contains a lot of swearing. Adorable, charming, funny, sarcastic British swearing though, not harsh swearing. You know, the nice swearing.< Less
Pub Rules of the Eighties By Rob Brown
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Pub Rules of the Eighties is a joyfully shameless celebration of British humour, Eighties pop culture and swearing. Follow Chris, a young English bloke, as he navigates the perilous waters of life,... More > love and crap jobs. Note. Please be aware this book contains a lot of swearing. Adorable, charming, funny, sarcastic British swearing though, not harsh swearing. You know, the nice swearing. This is the hardback version of Pub Rules of the Eighties, it contains a new forward and the mysterious '21st Rule'.< Less
Around the World in Eighty Days. By Jules Verne
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Around the World in Eighty Days (French: Le tour du monde en quatre-vingts jours) is a classic adventure novel by the French writer Jules Verne, first published in 1873. In the story, Phileas Fogg of... More > London and his newly employed French valet Passepartout attempt to circumnavigate the world in 80 days on a £20,000 wager (equal to £1,324,289 today) set by his friends at the Reform Club. It is one of Verne's most acclaimed works.< Less
Pub Rules of the Eighties By Rob Brown
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Pub Rules of the Eighties is a joyfully shameless celebration of British humour, Eighties pop culture and swearing. Follow Chris, a young English bloke, as he navigates the perilous waters of life,... More > love and crap jobs. Note. Please be aware this book contains a lot of swearing. Adorable, charming, funny, sarcastic British swearing though, not harsh swearing. You know, the nice swearing. If this book were a box of chocolates it would be a little bit nutty, a little bit fruity but mostly boozy.< Less
Grand Prix - The Eighties By Tom Prankerd
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The eighties saw Formula One go truly global, with an ever-growing television audience revelling in the speed, danger, glamour and rivalry. The ground-effects era was gradually superceded by the... More > turbo years and beyond. Huge audiences thrilled to the battles between Alan Jones, Carlos Reutemann, Jacques Laffite, Nelson Piquet, Keke Rosberg,Didier Pironi, Patrick Tambay, Alain Prost,René Arnoux, Gilles Villeneuve, Ayrton Senna, Michele Alboreto, Nigel Mansell and a host of other stars. Technology evolved alongside them with the return of Honda and the arrival of BMW allowing Lotus, Williams, McLaren and Brabham to challenge Ferrari and Renault in the power stakes. GRAND PRIX - THE EIGHTIES tells the story of the decade season-by-season and race-by-race, building a detailed and entertaining history of the sport during some of its’ most thrilling years. Relive the skill, the drama, the controversy and the innovation of ten years in motorsport’s premiere category.< Less
Around the World in Eighty Days By Jason Murphy & Jules Verne
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“Mr. Phileas Fogg lived, in 1872, at No. 7, Saville Row, Burlington Gardens, the house in which Sheridan died in 1814.” So begins one of the greatest adventure stories ever penned.... More > Originally published in 1873, Jules Verne’s classic Around the World in Eighty Days has been enjoyed by millions. Its adventurous spirit, acts of heroism, and clear morality make it an ideal and engaging tale for adolescents. The prose, however, is now a challenging study for even talented young readers. This adaptation reintroduces the masterpiece to a new generation of young readers. The original novel’s average readability score—analyzed by chapter—rates at an 8.7 grade level. This adaptation lowers the level to 7.0. Word choice has also been updated. Less common words have been replaced with words more familiar to a modern audience. Yet with all the changes, this adaptation stays true to the journey, pacing, and poetry of the original. Readers will have a full sense of the great adventure of Mr. Phileas Fogg.< Less

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