Sandy Pruel - a 16-year-old ship boy serving on a third-grade cargo vessel - receives an unexpected visit from two strangers that approach him with an unusual offer. What begins as a daring prank, develops into a dazzling kaleidoscope of adventure, intrigue, unimaginable riches, and romance.
Every once in a while...an evil so great comes along that it takes the greatest test of love, life, and death to withstand it. Alexander Grin's Suan Plato Tragedy is a story of just such an evil and just such a test.
Many have read about the life of Socrates. Many are familiar with Plato's poignant description of his death. But who had ever thought of what took place afterwards? Ukrainian writer and scholar Vladimir Korolenko took it upon himself to consider this question.
There are people comfortably settled into their lives. There are people confident in what they know. There are people who are safe within their well-defined world. Just when they think they have the universe figured out, along comes Drood and changes everything overnight. Join the great Russian dreamer Alexander Grin, as he explores the question - what would happen if a human being could fly?
Allies during the war, enemies shortly after. One of them talks about one of the most harrowing chapters of human history in general and World War Two in particular - the Siege of Leningrad. The Ring of Nine is a first-person account of the Leningrad Blockade during World War II, translated and edited by Maria K. This work started off as a series of journals written by Maria's late grandfather, Vasily Petrovich Kuznetsov, as he experienced these events.
From this burger recipes cookbook, you will learn how to make some of the most delicious burger dishes that will rival some of the most popular burger restaurants, such as McDonald’s and Burger King, with the help of more than 50 burger recipes that will impress even the pickiest of eaters, such as a Guacamole burger, Caprese burger, or even a cheddar melt. The following cookbook will give you some fresh ideas and keep the barbecue burning. Some are great recipes for the kids to try as well. From meat lovers to vegetarian, there will be a burger in this cookbook for you!
How many ways are there for driving someone mad? You could take him out of his time and propel him into another era. You could pluck him from his home and drop them in the middle of primitive jungle. You could pull him off the surface of the Earth altogether. Welcome to the Tales of Madness - a collection of three novellas by Alexander Belyaev bound to make you ponder the variety of ways in which one might lose his mind.
Donna DeShayne, a well-known forensic psychiatrist, is drawn into a neighbor's search for answers when an unexpected parcel arrives at his home. Follow her quandary and surprise, DeShayne puts the pieces together to uncover the haunting events that transpired nearly 80 years ago.
Late one evening, Alex Whittemore awoke to discover his ability to control light. Kidnapped and forced into servitude with the NighGuard, protectors of the Royals and keepers of the Light, he befriends Daamen, NighGuard Overseer, who helps him develop his true potential.
Danial Sawyer, a young blacksmith, was considered by the townsfolk of Emerson, Pennsylvania, to be a malingerer and a teller of tall tales who was frequently daydreaming. Daniel's hard and mundane life changed when he met the girl of his dreams, Miss Anna Mae Prophet, a comely young woman who he stumbled upon as she was bathing in a small pond.
Basketball Coach, Leadership Instructor, and Family Man
Kirk E. Strickland
Spieldauer: 52 Min.
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John began his coaching career in September of 1932 when he was officially named Athletic Director, Coach, and English Teacher at Dayton High School in Kentucky. There is also evidence to suggest that at the same time he was playing for the Independent League known as the Indianapolis Kautskys. His first year coaching The Green Devils, John would have his first and only losing season, winning only six games and losing 11. Two years later John and Nellie moved to South Bend, Indiana.