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The Watchword By Melvin Fechter
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The tale is of a beautiful Spanish girl beloved by all Madrid but burned at the stake in 1680 as a Jewess. The tale opens sixty years later with the mystery of an ancient Spaniard, El Deslengua, the... More > tongueless one, who knew her, her father, a young nobleman who loved her, and a giant gypsy who did not dare. Who was El Deslengua? What was his role in the story? How did their tale of darkness, death, torture, and superstition become a tale a faith, love, hope, and light? It is all told in the tale.< Less
Dime Detective Companion By Will Murray et al.
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Dime Detective Magazine was second only to Black Mask as the dean of detective/P.I./hard-boiled pulp magazines, and was the home of Carroll John Daly, Frederick Nebel, John D. MacDonald, Cornell... More > Woolrich, Erle Stanley Gardner, and many other top-notch scribes. This book indexes all 274 issues of Dime Detective, contains several articles on the series and its writers, and as a bonus, the fifth anniversary round-robin story from the November 1936 issue, "The Tongueless Men," by William E. Barrett, Carroll John Daly, Frederick C. Davis, T.T. Flynn, and John Lawrence.< Less
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A Beginners Guide to African Dwarf Frogs By Ben Banks
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African dwarf frogs are not semi-terrestrial, so they live their entire lives underwater, but need to rise to the surface to breathe air because they have lungs and not gills. These frogs are small... More > in size and do not weigh more than a few grams. They vary in color, for the most part ranging from olive green to brown with black spots. The average life expectancy of these frogs is five years, but they can live as long as 20 years; they can grow to 6.35 centimeters (2.5 inches) long. When young, African dwarf frogs can be mistaken and sold as African clawed frogs, African frogs of the genus Xenopus, which are larger and more aggressive than the dwarf. All species of Pipidae are tongueless, toothless and completely aquatic. They use their webbed feet to shove food in their mouths and down their throats, and a hyobranchial pump to draw or suck food into their mouths. Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less