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101 Things a Translator Needs to Know By WLF Think Tank
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This is a book for beginners. It’s also a book for seasoned professionals, students and teachers. For freelancers and staff translators. For amateurs and experts, generalists and... More > super-specialists — be they certified and sworn, recognised, authorised... or simply tantalised by translation’s potential for a varied and enriching career. The authors are all successful translation professionals in fields ranging from highly technical to literary. Here they share insights and tips about what translation involves and how a professional translator needs to think, work and act when dealing with clients and colleagues.< Less
Silent M.a.g.i.c. and Other Remedies By Kim O'Kelley-Leigh
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From the depths of despair, self-hatred and addiction, to a life filled with unconditional love, peace, joy, gratitude, and conscious choices, O’Kelley-Leigh takes you on an empowering journey... More > of self-discovery, spirituality, meditation, and transformation. Part memoir, part toolbox, this concise handbook is filled with probing questions, spiritual insights, life lessons, and inspirational stories. Silent M.a.g.i.c. shows you how to get off the emotional roller coaster of life’s ups and downs and become inwardly motivated to express who you choose to be in each moment. This book offers practical and healing tools to cultivate and develop a relationship with a "God" of your own understanding, a loving relationship with yourself, and deeper more fulfilling relationships with others.This book is not about religion, and does not preach, but rather illustrates that spirituality is liberating, not restricting, and can lead you to your highest purpose.< Less
Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) By Carl D. Callaway
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Rubbings of Ancient Maya Sculpture by Joan W. Patten (softcover color edition) American Sculptor Joan W. Patten (1924-2005) lived and traveled extensively throughout Guatemala from 1965-1982. The... More > Guatemalan government granted Joan official, carte blanche permission to make molds, casts and replicas of ancient Preclassic (1500 BC-250 AD) and Classic (250-900 AD) Maya relief sculpture. Her replicas of Maya stelae currently stand in Guatemala’s Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, the National Zoo and at the Museo Popol Vuh gardens at Francisco Marroquín University. In addition to the replicas, she executed hundreds of rubbings in oils on colored fabric. With a sculptor’s touch and infinite patience, she rendered images onto cloth that are remarkably sharp in detail and line. The rubbings include images that preserve an abundance of information about Maya sculptural traditions, iconography, hieroglyphic writing, mythology and history.< Less
The Agency By M. L. Caggiano
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The life of Eddie Bartlett, a lonely, timid Wall Street research analyst, changes dramatically after he hires The Reynard Agency to help him meet beautiful women using their unique dating... More > system. What he didn’t know, what no one knew, was that he would meet the girl of his dreams and that death and destruction would follow as he desperately tried to keep her.< Less