The Blue Book

The Blue Book
Author: A. L. Kennedy
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 335
Release: 2013
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780544027701

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Boarding an ocean liner with her boyfriend Derek, Beth comes face-to-face with her past in the form of Arthur, an ex-lover, which conjures up the memories of their unsavory past, acting as spiritual mediums to fleece the innocent out of their hard-earnedmoney.

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
Author: Jane Straus
Publsiher: Bare Bones Training & Consulting Company
Total Pages: 110
Release: 2006
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 0966722183

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A user-friendly reference guide plus workbook containing the most important rules of English grammar, punctuation, capitalization, and writing numbers that people need every day. Full of helpful, real-world examples, exercises, tests, and answers. Perfect for business professionals, professors, teachers, students, and home schooling families, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is used in hundreds of universities, high schools, middle schools and corporations through the United States as well as in developing nations. Take an online quiz, get editing help, order the book, join the Q&A club, read Jane Straus's articles, or register for her monthly newsletter.

The Little Blue Book

The Little Blue Book
Author: George Lakoff,Elisabeth Wehling
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 141
Release: 2012-06-26
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
ISBN: 9781476700014

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Provides guidelines for United States Democrats to connect moral values to important policies, using practical tactics to guide political discourse away from extreme positions.

The Big Blue Book of Beginner Books

The Big Blue Book of Beginner Books
Author: P. D. Eastman
Publsiher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 355
Release: 2008
ISBN: 9780375855528

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Gathers tales about an unusual spotted creature, a group of frightened farm animals, a baby bird, dogs, two birds looking for a place to nest, and a young rabbit, that originally appeared in books published by Beginner Books.

Into the Blue

Into the Blue
Author: Andrea Curtis
Publsiher: Vintage Canada
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2010-08-06
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9780307368843

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Award-winning journalist Andrea Curtis explores the shadows cast over her family by a century-old shipwreck and uncovers the tragedy, disaster and promise of early life on the Great Lakes. Every family has a story, passed down through generations. For Andrea Curtis that story is the wreck of the SS J.H. Jones. In 1906, the late-November swells of Georgian Bay erupt into a blinding storm, sinking the Jones and claiming the lives of all on board. Left in the wake is Captain Jim Crawford’s one-year-old daughter, Eleanor, who faces a daunting future of poverty and isolation. But Eleanor emerges from her childhood determined to leave behind the restrictions of her small town. She plunges into the excitement of Jazz-era California and 1930s Montreal, struggling to become a poet and a writer. Almost a century later, Andrea knows her grandmother Eleanor only as a sophisticated, respected Montreal matriarch. Until, while researching Jim Crawford’s role in the Jones tragedy, she discovers that Eleanor had a hidden past. Using family stories, archival research and fictionalized re-enactments, Andrea Curtis narrates her family’s history, and that of the place they once called home. Into the Blue shimmers with Curtis’s rich and reflective voice, recreating a little-known but formative time when Canadians persevered through unthinkable loss, violence and disaster, and brings to life a grand era of Great Lakes history. This is a worthy peer to such beloved memoirs as David Macfarlane’s The Danger Tree and Roy MacGregor’s A Life in the Bush.

The Blue Book

The Blue Book
Author: Amitava Kumar
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2022-02-16
Genre: Literary Collections
ISBN: 9789354893827

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'In those terrible days of the lockdown during the pandemic, we were all waiting. We were waiting for things to be all right. And one day, they will indeed be all right. But the dead will never come back. The businesses that have closed and will not reopen; the dreams dashed; the families and relationships that could not withstand the strain. This is why it is important to note down all the changes in our lives. Write them down in a journal. When we do that, we are recording our own history.' - Drawing as a way of keeping a diary, writing down thoughts in a journal as a way of maintaining a historical record - in watercolours and also in words. These were resources that Amitava Kumar had been using even before the pandemic arrived. But the task gained urgency just when he felt most isolated and afraid. The Blue Book is a writer's artistic response to our present world: one that has bestowed upon us countless deaths from a virus, a flood of fake news, but also love in the face of loss, travels through diverse landscapes, and - if we care to notice - visions of blazing beauty. From one of the acclaimed and accomplished authors of our time, this writer's journal is a panoramic portrait of the experience, both individual and collective, of the pandemic. - 'To mull over a beautiful line while looking upon a beautiful painting is the sublime pleasure offered by Amitava Kumar's The Blue Book. This painted diary is a collage of the personal and the political, of terrifying news, the fleeting seasons, everyday pleasures, precious conversations, families and friendships-and on every page, the solace of art.' -- KIRAN DESAI 'A lovely homage to--and extension of--the tradition of writer-artists such as John Berger.' -- GEOFF DYER 'It's not good to read another person's diary. But Amitava Kumar makes the experience so intimate in The Blue Book that you don't feel guilty. You feel like it is your own.' -- GULZAR

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation

The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation
Author: Jane Straus,Lester Kaufman,Tom Stern
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 241
Release: 2014-01-22
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9781118790328

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A revised and updated new edition of the bestselling workbook and grammar guide The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages. Appropriate for virtually any age range, this authoritative guide makes learning English grammar and usage simple and fun. This updated Eleventh Edition reflects the latest updates to English usage and grammar and features a fully revised two-color design and lay-flat binding for easy photocopying. Clear and concise, easy-to-follow, offering "just the facts" Fully updated to reflect the latest rules in grammar and usage along with new quizzes Ideal for students from seventh grade through adulthood in the US and abroad For anyone who wants to understand the major rules and subtle guidelines of English grammar and usage, The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation offers comprehensive, straightforward instruction.

Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair

Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair
Author: C. Calvin Jones
Publsiher: Park Tool
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2019-04-24
Genre: Reference
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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The BBB-4 Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair by Calvin Jones is packed with easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures, color photos and repair tips for keeping almost any road or off-road bike running smoothly and trouble-free. Whether it's repairing a flat tire, adjusting brakes and shifting systems, truing wheels, or maintaining hub, headset and bottom bracket bearing systems, the BBB-4 has you covered. Thoroughly researched and revised, the 4th edition of the Big Blue Book contains updated photos, torque specifications and troubleshooting tables, along with new content on wheel building, electronic shifting, 12-speed and 1X drivetrains, tubeless tires, disc brakes, headset and bottom bracket standards, and more. Truly an indispensable tool and reference source for both the novice and advanced bicycle mechanic.