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'Newcomer' opens an uncanny window to the hopes and struggles of newly-arrived immigrants in the United States. With a language that combines humor and wit, Manuel Ballagas looks back at his first... More > years in America, and reflects on all the hard work it took him to succeed as a journalist.< Less
WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
William Makepeace Thackeray was born on July 18, 1811, at Calcutta, where his father was in the service of the East India Company. He was educated at... More > Charterhouse School, then situated in Smithfield, and spent two years at Trinity College, Cambridge. After travelling on the continent as an artist, he returned to London, and wrote for the "Examiner" and "Fraser's Magazine," subsequently joining the staff of "Punch." "The Newcomes," finished by Thackeray at Paris in 1855, was the fourth of his great novels. Without being in any real sense a sequel to "Pendennis," it reintroduces us to several characters of the earlier work, and is told in the first person by Arthur Pendennis himself. The Gray Friars School is the Charterhouse where Thackeray was at school. In 1859 Thackeray started the "Cornhill Magazine," and on December 23, 1863, he died at Kensington. Besides his five great novels, a large number of shorter stories and sketches came from Thackeray's pen.< Less
2005 Metal/Nonmetal Mining Fatalities
Compilation of all Fatalgrams and Fatality Investigations released by the U. S. Mine Safety and Health Administration. Enjoy the convenience of all the fatality investigation information for the year... More > in one searchable and indexed pdf file.< Less
Economics for Newcomers
This book will give the basic information for anyone who wants to learn about economics.
The Newcomer’s Autism Resource Guide
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Your child has recently been diagnosed with Autism. You have waited a long time to find answers to your child's difficulties in life. Now, you wonder how you can help your child reach their full... More > potential in life. A preschool teacher and volunteer parent educator shares 23 tips with you along with website resources.< Less
Super Smash Bros. Techniques for Newcomers
This guide covers all of the techniques in SSB 64. Melee and Brawl ar another e-book altogether. This guide will get you one step closer to being a better player.
Acting in Hollywood: A Newcomer's Guide
Welcome to Hollywood! Or maybe you're not here yet? Either way, if you've got plans to act in Hollywood, there's a lot to learn: about Los Angeles, about acting, about agents and managers, about... More > traps for the unwary. What's "pilot season"? "Hiatus"? "A deal memo"? "A producer session"?
"Acting in Hollywood" explains these terms to the newcomer and offers a tour of the basic tools, the neighborhoods, "survival" job options, finding acting work, the different types of work (film, TV, background, voice-over, print modeling, etc.), auditioning, finding an agent or a manager and a wealth of other details the newcomer to town will find invaluable. And - are you ready to come? The opening chapters give you points to consider and things to prepare before you even make your move.
The book includes a glossary of terminology and some useful links for the Hollywood actor, rounding a comprehensive introduction to pursuing your dream.< Less
Publishing with Lulu in 2013: A Newcomer's User Guide
This new user guide and tutorial has been written especially for newcomers to Lulu in 2013 looking to publish their first book.
It covers both print and eBooks and there is a free document template... More > to create the perfect EPUB.
The book is clearly laid out with instructions in simply to follow steps accompanied with over 90 illustrations and screen shots from the Lulu Publishing Wizard.
In addition a complete chapter is devoted to revising an existing project.
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