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Chasing Lines: My WORLD RECORD pursuit cycling unsupported across Europe 6292km, 9 countries, two wheels, one man By James McLaren
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When James McLaren saw a shiny blue bike at age thirteen, it was love at first sight. Two years after buying it, he cycled two hundred miles from Canterbury to Portsmouth along the southeast coast... More > of England. He enjoyed riding somewhere he’d never been before, and even though there was a lot of rain, it was great fun. As the years went by, there would be other bikes, lots of roads traveled, and numerous injuries, but one thing stayed the same: McLaren loved to ride. Fast forward to 2016, and McLaren sought to do the unthinkable: cycling from Ufa, Russia, to Cabo Da Roca, Portugal, without a sponsor in a bid to set a Guinness World Record. In Chasing Lines, he recalls his journey, weaving in stories about other cycling adventures and how the sport has taught him valuable lessons about the importance of moving forward—no matter what. Join an amateur cyclist as he quits his job and chases a dream across nine countries, from the Ural Mountains of Russia to the coast of Portugal.< Less
Rose of the World By Daniel Andreev
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Completed in 1958, and not published until 1990 due to Soviet censorship, Daniel Andreev reviewed and summarized the entirety of world progress, calling it a meta-philosophy of history. In the... More > centuries ahead he saw calamities to envelop the world, to be culminated by the reign of Rose of the World. This is an international movement unifying the best of all religious and philosophic teachings, and a worldwide Federation of governments, harmonically regulating economic and social movements in the interests of the spiritual development of a person. Rose of the World will install a genuine golden age in our world and abolish poverty, tyranny, war, and violence. Daniel Andreev at the same time had visions of other worlds, both subterranean and celestial, and recorded them, with the struggle between good and evil, and the progress of humans for the goal of moral perfection. A New Translation of selections from the Russian into English by Daniel H. Shubin, for the American Reader.< Less
From This World By Daniel Adsett
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“I don’t want to talk about these aliens anymore. When I think about them too much I get a headache, as if a tight band is being wrapped around my head. I begin perspiring, and my... More > breaking picks up,” says Vikram Jani whose tendency to isolate himself from others soars after moving away from home. In a world eroded by alien visitors, Vikram hides in an apartment, locks his door, and watches the news carefully, with his thumb hovering over the power button. Only after most of the city has disappeared does he dare wander around, armed with a voice recorder, speaking aloud his own romantic tale.< Less
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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the... More > original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book. ++++ The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to ensure edition identification: ++++ The Trees Of Great Britain & Ireland, Volume 1 The Trees Of Great Britain &< Less
This Simian World By Clarence Day
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Clarence Shepard Day, Jr. (November 18, 1874 – December 28,... More > 1935) was an American author and cartoonist, best known for his 1935 work Life With Father.Born in New York City, he attended St. Paul's School and graduated from Yale University in 1896, where he edited campus humor magazine The Yale Record.The following year, he joined the New York Stock Exchange, and became a partner in his father's Wall Street brokerage firm. Day enlisted in the Navy in 1898, but developed crippling arthritis and spent the remainder of his life as a semi-invalid.Day's most famous work is the autobiographical Life with Father (1935), which detailed humorous episodes in his family's life, centering on his domineering father, during the 1890s in New York City. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clarence_Day< Less
From this World By Daniel Adsett
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“I don’t want to talk about these aliens anymore. When I think about them too much I get a headache, as if a tight band is being wrapped around my head. I begin perspiring, and my... More > breaking picks up,” says Vikram Jani, the central character of From this World. Born in Miramichi, New Brunswick, Vikram is ethnically East Indian and a citizen of Canada. And while he has always been an outsider, reading books on his own, studying Indian history at his leisure, Vikram’s tendency to isolate himself from others soars after moving away from home. As a student at New Brunswick’s largest university, he ends up in a world eroded by alien visitors. Though nearly everyone else finds these aliens enticing, Vikram hides in his apartment, locks his door, and watches the news carefully, his thumb hovering over the power button. Only after most of the city has disappeared does he dare wander around. Armed with a voice recorder, he tries to maintain his sanity by talking to himself, occupying himself with his own romantic tale.< Less
Headquarters Nights: A Record of Conversations and Experiences at the Headquarters of the German Army in France and Belgium By Vernon Kellogg
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In 1915, Kellogg was a pacifist and humanitarian working with relief organisations in war-torn Europe. By 1917, he wanted war with Germany, pursued to total victory. Headquarters Nights is the story... More > of his conversion. The Prussians told Kellogg how Darwinism justified war and offered the ultimate test for the ‘survival of the fittest’. Kellogg was shocked. This perverted Darwinism. It had to be resisted. Kellogg’s conversion was no easy journey. This offers an intimate study of one man’s transformation from an opponent of all wars into a firm advocate of one war. It will offer insight for modern thinkers about world events today.< Less
Francis Drake in Nehalem Bay 1579: Setting the Historical Record Straight By Garry D. Gitzen
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Setting the Historical Record Straight Puts to rest the disputed site of Francis Drake's careening of his ship the Golden Hinde on the Pacific Northwest shores in the summer of 1579. Examines the... More > topography, ethnology and geology of Nehalem Bay, Oregon. Heavily illustrated and documented, 258 pages.< Less
All About Christian Philosophy By College Guide World
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There is no record of any written works produced by Jesus. Nor is there a record of any any systematic philosophy or theology written by him. Several accounts of his life and many of his teachings... More > are recorded in the New Testament. Those records form the basis for some Christian philosophies, such as Jesusism.< Less
Camptown Races for Piano and Recorder - Pure Sheet Music By Lars Christian Lundholm By Lars Christian Lundholm
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Composed by Stephen Collins Foster in 1849, Camptown Races is a minstrel song that resembles Dan Emmett's Old Dan Tucker. The song was a big hit with minstrel troupes and together with Oh Susanna,... More > Camptown Races is one of the gems of the minstrel era. Its tune has been adopted for use in football chants, most notably in England's Two World Wars and One World Cup chant Sheet Music for Recorder accompanied by Piano arranged by Lars Christian Lundholm. Camptown Races is also known by alternative title: Gwine to Run All Night, De Camptown Races, The Celebrated Ethiopian Song. - Instrumentation: Piano and Recorder - Level: Medium - Score Type: Score and 1 Part - Tempo: Fast - Genre: Folk Music - Composer: Stephen Collins Foster - Year Composed: 1849 - Pages (approximate): 7< Less

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