Becoming Michelangelo by Alan Pascuzzi

Becoming Michelangelo: Apprenticing to the Master, and Discovering the Artist through His Drawings by Alan Pascuzzi
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 114 MB
Overview: Michelangelo’s developing genius is revealed as never before by the man who became Michelangelo’s last apprentice-an American artist and art historian whose family helped carve Mount Rushmore.

Many believe Michelangelo’s talent was miraculous and untrained, the product of "divine" genius-a myth that Michelangelo himself promoted by way of cementing his legacy. But the young Michelangelo studied his craft like any Renaissance apprentice, learning from a master, copying, and experimenting with materials and styles. In this extraordinary book, Alan Pascuzzi recounts the young Michelangelo’s journey from student to master, using the artist’s drawings to chart his progress and offering unique insight into the true nature of his mastery.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Miracle at Belleau Wood by Alan Axelrod

Miracle at Belleau Wood: The Birth of the Modern U.S. Marine Corps by Alan Axelrod
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 2.5 Mb
Overview: Miracle at Belleau Wood begins in June 1918 at Les Mare Farm in France with just 200 U.S. marines, who spilled their blood to prevail against impossible odds, resisting an overwhelming German force of thousands and turned the battle back against the enemy, saved Paris, saved France, and saved the Allied hope of victory. Called “the Gettysburg of the Great War” by many at the time, it rescued America and its allies from almost certain defeat. This book tells the riveting story of the modern marines as America’s fiercest and most effective warriors, the world’s preeminent fighting elite. Miracle at Belleau Wood is the story of an epoch-making battle–a battle that elevated the Corps to legendary status and forever burned them into the American imagination.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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A Hero of France by Alan Furst

A Hero of France by Alan Furst
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 228.4 MB
Overview: Spring 1941: Britain is losing the war, but the fighters of the French Resistance are determined not to give up. These courageous men and women – young and old, aristocrats and nightclub owners, teachers and military heroes – run an escape line for British airmen down to Spain. In Rouen and Orleans, in secret hotels and on the streets, they prise open Europe’s sealed doors to lead British fighters to freedom…
Genre: Audiobooks > Fiction Mystery & Suspense, Thrillers

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Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies by Alan L. Rubin+

Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies: 110 Delicious and Diabetic-friendly Recipes (UK Edition) by Alan L. Rubin, Alison G. Acerra, Sarah Brewer, Denise Scharf
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 9.3 MB
Overview: Many of us, at the best of times, struggle for inspiration when it comes to cooking – and that’s without a medical condition that may affect our eating habits and require careful management. The right diet is the foundation of a healthy lifestyle and all the more important for the successful management of diabetes. Fully updated for a UK audience Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies will include the latest dietary recommendations and medical information on diabetes and its management. Packed with over 100 delicious and easy to prepare recipes – for everyday eating and entertaining – alongside a brand new section on packing healthy lunches and picnics, this book will help make mealtimes interesting and healthy. The book also offers guidance on the glycaemic index, nutritional information, diabetic exchanges for each recipe and lifestyle advice to help readers take control of their condition and live life to the full. Diabetes Cookbook For Dummies will feature: Part I: Thriving with Diabetes Living To Eat With Diabetes Eating To Live With Diabetes Planning Meals for Weight Loss Goals Eating What You Like (Within Reason) Stocking Up at the Supermarket Part II: Healthy Recipes That Taste Great Enjoying the Benefits of Breakfast Starting Well: Hors d’Oeuvres and First Courses Sipping Simply Divine Soups Taking a Leaf From the Salad Bar Being Full of Beans (and Grains and Pasta) Adding Veg to Your Meals Boning Up on Fish Cookery Flocking to Poultry Creating Balanced Meals with Meats Nibbling on Snacks Drooling Over Mouth-Watering Desserts Part III: Eating Away from Home Eating Out as a Nourishing Experience Packing a Picnic Lunch Part IV: The Part of Tens Ten (or So) Simple Steps to Change Your Eating Habits Ten Easy Substitutions in Your Eating Plan Ten Strategies to Normalize Your Blood Glucose Ten Healthy Eating Habits for Children with Diabetes Part V: Appendixes Appendix A: Investing in Food Supplements for Optimum Health Appendix B: Exchange Lists Appendix C: A Glossary of Key Cooking Terms Appendix D: Conversions of Weights, Measures, and Sugar Substitutes Appendix E: Other Recipe Sources for People with Diabetes
Genre: Non-Fiction > Food & Drink

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Bradley: A Biography by Alan Axelrod +

Bradley: A Biography by Alan Axelrod
Requirements: .ePUB, .PDF, .MOBI/.AZW reader, 1.3 Mb
Overview: Dubbed by the World War II press as "The GI General" because of his close identification with his men, Omar Bradley rose to command the U. S. 12th Army Group in the European Campaign. By the spring of 1945, this group contained 1,300,000 men–the largest exclusively American field command in U.S. history. Mild mannered, General Bradley was a dedicated mentor, the creator of the Officer Candidate School system, and a methodical tactician who served through World War II. Then, as a five-star general, he lifted the Veterans Administration from corruption and inefficiency to a model government agency, served as U.S. Army chief of staff, first chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and head of NATO. Alan Axelrod applies his signature insight and compelling prose to the life, strategy and legacy of the general who remains the model for all commanders today as the man who revolutionized the National Guard, shaped the US army’s focus on the individual soldier, and emphasized cooperation and coordination among the military services–a cornerstone of modern U.S. military doctrine.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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The Practice of Eating by Alan Warde +

The Practice of Eating by Alan Warde
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 334 KB
Overview: This book reconstructs and extends sociological approaches to the understanding of food consumption. It identifies new ways to approach the explanation of food choice and it develops new concepts which will help reshape and reorient common understandings. Leading sociologist of food, Alan Warde, deals both with abstract issues about theories of practice and substantive analyses of aspects of eating, demonstrating how theories of practice can be elaborated and systematically applied to the activity of eating.The book falls into two parts. The first part establishes a basis for a practice-theoretic account of eating. Warde reviews research on eating, introduces theories of practice and constructs eating as a scientific object. The second part develops key concepts for the analysis of eating as a practice, showing how concepts like habit, routine, embodiment, repetition and convention can be applied to explain how eating is organised and coordinated through the generation, reproduction and transformation of a multitude of individual performances.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Educational

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Propaganda in the Information Age by Alan MacLeod +

Propaganda in the Information Age: Still Manufacturing Consent by Alan MacLeod (Editor)
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Overview: Propaganda in the Information Age is a collaborative volume which updates Herman and Chomsky’s propaganda model for the twenty-first-century media landscape and makes the case for the continuing relevance of their original ideas. It includes an exclusive interview with Noam Chomsky himself.

2018 marks 30 years since the publication of Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky’s ground-breaking book Manufacturing Consent, which lifted the veil over how the mass media operate. The book’s model presented five filters which all potentially newsworthy events must pass through before they reach our TV screens, smartphones or newspapers. In Propaganda in the Information Age, many of the world’s leading media scholars, analysts and journalists use this model to explore the modern media world, covering some of the most pressing contemporary topics such as fake news, Cambridge Analytica, the Syrian Civil War and Russiagate. The collection also acknowledges that in an increasingly globalized world, our media is increasingly globalized as well, with chapters exploring both Indian and African media.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Abductees by Alan Brickett

Ospreys by means of Alan F. Poole

Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor by means of Alan F. Poole
Requirements: .PDF reader, 89 MB
Overview: Ospreys are one of the most few hen species which can be discovered right through the arena. From forests in Hokkaido to rivers in Oregon and islands off Australia, Ospreys thieve the display as nature fans simply watch them construct their huge nests and have a tendency to their younger. The indisputable fact that the Osprey is among the few massive birds that may hover provides to its mystique, and to observe it plunge into the water, rising with a fish clutched in its talons, is really a sight one will consider.
As standard as Ospreys are, now not way back they had been beneath risk of extinction. During the 1950s and ’60s, scientists tied the decline of Osprey populations to the heavy use of DDT and different human pollution. In the 1980s, Ospreys started a sluggish restoration because of the efforts of conservationists and in the course of the resilience of the adaptable raptors themselves. Today they’re once more thought to be not unusual in maximum portions of the arena, despite the fact that some populations stay threatened.
In this gorgeously illustrated ebook, Alan F. Poole, certainly one of America’s premier Osprey professionals, has written a lyrical disclose of those majestic creatures, describing their day-to-day behavior and exploring their courting with the surroundings. Ospreys celebrates the species’ miraculous restoration from contaminants and hunters, chronicles their impressive long-distance migrations, and unveils their necessary function in bringing existence to coastal habitats. Few different birds have one of these dangle at the human creativeness. This ebook displays us why.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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England via Alan Allport

England (Modern World Nations) via Alan Allport
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Overview: Since Alfred the Great united England within the ninth century CE, this northwestern European nation has performed a outstanding position in international affairs. From its early days as the sector’s main naval energy – which enabled it to unfold its affect over a space greater than one-fourth of the sector’s floor – to the length when it served as the middle of the Industrial Revolution, England has lengthy been one of the vital international’s maximum influential international locations. Newly up to date and that includes hanging full-color pictures, maps, and different obtainable find out about options, "England" is an in depth exploration of the folks, tradition, historical past, geography, surroundings, financial system, and govt of this enduring country.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Alan Ayckbourn: Grinning on the Edge through Paul Allen

Alan Ayckbourn: Grinning on the Edge through Paul Allen
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Overview: Alan Ayckbourn is Britain’s most well liked playwright and its maximum non-public. He has gained a large number of awards for his performs and has labored with a few of theatre’s maximum celebrated names, but he spends maximum of his time clear of the limelight in a Yorkshire seashore the town now not writing in any respect however working a small repertory theatre. This is a portrait of a person who from Relatively Speaking in 1965 to his double play House and Garden on the National Theatre in 2000 has chronicled human behaviour, our aspirations and insecurities, whilst shaping the theatrical enjoy of hundreds of thousands.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Impeaching the President by way of Alan Hirsch

Impeaching the President: Past, Present, and Future by way of Alan Hirsch
Requirements: .ePUB reader, four MB
Overview: It turns out somewhat conceivable that President Trump will probably be impeached. Concerns about connections with Russia’s assault on our elections, obstruction of justice, illicit trade offers, and compromised labeled intelligence dominate the scoop. Robert Mueller’s fast-moving investigation has already ended in arrests, indictments, in charge pleas, and high-level cooperating witnesses. Anything can occur.

In reaction to the complexity of a all of a sudden evolving scenario, constitutional student Alan Hirsch gives transparent and to-the-point steerage for all issues on the subject of eliminating a sitting president-from the Founder’s constitutional protections in opposition to government criminal activity, and the instructive impeachment tales of presidents Andrew Johnson, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clinton, to the specific ways in which Donald Trump could also be legally inclined, and the chances and barriers of presidential self-pardon.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Alan Bennett – Alan Bennett: Stories

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The Imitation Game: Alan Turing Decoded

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