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Barney's Version (Movie Tie-in Edition)

By Mordecai Richler
  • ISBN Code: : 030736738X
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
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Ebullient and perverse, thrice married, Barney Panofsky has always clung to two cherished beliefs: life is absurd and nobody truly ever understands anybody else. But when his sworn enemy publicly states that Barney is a wife abuser, an intellectual fraud and probably a murderer, he is driven to write his own memoirs. Charged with comic energy and a wicked disregard for any pieties whatsoever, Barney's Version is a brilliant portrait of a man whom Mordecai Richler has made uniquely memorable for all time. It is also an unforgettable love story, a story about family and the riches of friendship.

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  • Pdf File: the-sense-of-an-ending.pdf

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Winner of the 2011 Man Booker Prize and #1 international bestseller, The Sense of an Ending is a masterpiece. The story of a man coming to terms with the mutable past, Julian Barnes's new novel is laced with his trademark precision, dexterity and insight. It is the work of one of the world's most distinguished writers. Tony Webster and his clique first met Adrian Finn at school. Sex-hungry and book-hungry, they navigated the girl drought of gawky adolescence together, trading in affectations, in-jokes, rumour and wit. Maybe Adrian was a little more serious than the others, certainly more intelligent, but they swore to stay friends forever. Until Adrian's life took a turn into tragedy, and all of them, especially Tony, moved on and did their best to forget. Now Tony is in middle age. He's had a career and a marriage, a calm divorce. He gets along nicely, he thinks, with his one child, a daughter, and even with his ex-wife. He's certainly never tried to hurt anybody. Memory, though, is imperfect. It can always throw up surprises, as a lawyer's letter is about to prove. The unexpected bequest conveyed by that letter leads Tony on a dogged search through a past suddenly turned murky. And how do you carry on, contentedly, when events conspire to upset all your vaunted truths?

How I Met Your Mother and Philosophy

By Lorenzo von Matterhorn
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Open Court
  • Book Code : 0812698452
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Philosophy
  • Members : 782
  • Pdf File: how-i-met-your-mother-and-philosophy.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Like philosophy itself, How I Met Your Mother has everyone thinking. How does a successful show that's been on the air for years suddenly become a hit in its fifth and sixth season? Have you ever wondered why you identify so strongly with Barney despite the fact that he’s such a douche? Or why your life story doesn’t make sense until you know the ending—or at least, the middle? Or where the Bro Code came from and why it’s so powerful? Or why you’d sooner miss the hottest date in your life than have to live in New Jersey? Of course you have, or if you haven’t, you’ll clearly remember from now on that you have. How I Met Your Mother and Philosophy answers all these questions and a whole lot more, including one or two that even you may not have thought of. Twenty of the awesome-est philosophers ever congregated in one bar have come together to quaff a few drinks—and to analyze this most awesomely philosophical of sit-coms. They poke, prod, and sniff at such momentous matters as the metaphysics of possimpible worlds, the misdeeds of Goliath National Bank, the ontology of waiting to get slapped, the epistemology of sexual attraction, why the Platinum Rule is to never love thy neighbor, the authenticity of censoring yourself, the ethics of doing bad things with partly good intentions, why future Ted’s opinions matter to present-day Ted, whether it’s irrational to wait for the Slutty Pumpkin, and why Canadians have that strange Canadian slant on things. This book shows that viewers of How I Met Your Mother and Philosophy know that philosophy is much more than a song and dance routine.

Every Breath

By Nicholas Sparks
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Book Code : 1538728532
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 897
  • Pdf File: every-breath.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Treat yourself to an epic #1 New York Times bestselling love story that spans decades and continents as two people at a crossroads -- one from North Carolina and one from Zimbabwe -- experience the transcendence and heartbreak of true love. Hope Anderson has some important choices to make. At thirty-six, she's been dating her boyfriend, an orthopedic surgeon, for six years. With no wedding plans in sight, and her father recently diagnosed with ALS, she decides to use a week at her family's cottage in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, to ready the house for sale and mull over some difficult decisions about her future. Tru Walls has never visited North Carolina but is summoned to Sunset Beach by a letter from a man claiming to be his father. A safari guide, born and raised in Zimbabwe, Tru hopes to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding his mother's early life and recapture memories lost with her death. When the two strangers cross paths, their connection is as electric as it is unfathomable . . . but in the immersive days that follow, their feelings for each other will give way to choices that pit family duty against personal happiness in devastating ways. Illuminating heartbreaking regrets and enduring hope, Every Breath explores the many facets of love that lay claim to our deepest loyalties while asking a life-changing question: How long can a dream survive?

Weekend Special

By Maureen Greaves
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Strategic Book Publishing
  • Book Code : 1625169191
  • Total of Pages : 156
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 387
  • Pdf File: weekend-special.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Jack Dempsey drives between Brisbane and Harvey Bay Australia, transporting passengers where they need to go. Jack doesn't make any appreciable amount of money with his occupation, but the stories his passengers tell of their dysfunctional families makes his job quite amusing and satisfying... like the alcoholic mother who runs the family bar or the man who's having an affair with a married woman twenty years his senior. Jack Dempsey never has a dull moment driving around his dramatic and diverse passengers.

The Murder by Month Romcom Mystery Summer Bundle

By Jess Lourey
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Toadhouse Books, LLC
  • Book Code : 1948584379
  • Total of Pages : 866
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 212
  • Pdf File: the-murder.pdf

Book Short Summary:

✨ Let these romcom mysteries take you away...to a cozy world of romance, humor, and happy endings! ✨ When Mira James' father chose alcohol over his family, the pain about crushed her. She hurried away from the small town where everyone knew her business and built a new life, one short on friends but long on emotional safety. When she catches her bass-playing boyfriend tuning another woman’s instrument, though, the life she's carefully crafted comes crashing down. She's that abandoned girl all over again, fleeing to a tiny town very much like the one she'd escaped. There, she’s shocked to discover a wonderful job as a temporary librarian, great friends, and Johnny, the kind, uber-sexy gardener who seems fated to be her one true love. It’s too bad about the clock ticking on her stay. That, and the alarming number of murders. WARNING: Belly laughs, suspense, clumsy romance, and a good-hearted crew dying to become your new best friends lie within these pages. Do not open until you're ready to escape into a laugh-out-loud, page-turning adventure! This convenient bundle includes these four, bingeworthy, full-length novels, which are the first four books in the series: May Day June Bug Knee High by the Fourth of July August Moon ⭐ "Get started on this Lefty-nominated series if you've previously missed it!" ―Library Journal (starred review) ⭐ Jess Lourey named to Book Riot's "10 Funny Mystery Authors Like Janet Evanovich" list!

Cutter

By J. Woodburn Barney
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : First Edition Design Pub.
  • Book Code : 162287918X
  • Total of Pages : 260
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 776
  • Pdf File: cutter.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A dynamic and ambitious mayor gathers his closest advisors for a fishing trip at the Outer Banks. There they will plan his campaign for governor. Mayor Brandsgard is smart and charming, a homegrown boy from Davenport, Iowa who appears destined for greatness. Joining him are his privileged wife, his attorney, the shrewd political pro who serves as his chief of staff, his brilliant policy wonk and Cutter, his quixotic wordsmith and confidante. They bring with them all the skills and audacity needed to take their mayor to the statehouse...and beyond. They also bring individual baggage--baggage which will impact their collective future. Especially Cutter's. In his captivating debut work, J. Woodburn Barney unites his readers with the human experience--with their own experience--by drawing attention to the percussion of everyday life. Written by someone who has lived a lifetime observing, its pages are filled with revealing internal dialogue, vulnerable human connections and the type of twists life throws at you. With his skilled character development and authentic depiction of human interaction, he creates a familiar and fascinating illustration of the impact that life can have on life. Ultimately, Barney let this story "be whatever it wanted to be." Keywords: Outer Banks, Quad Cities, Friendship, Emotional Baggage, Politics, Love Story, Nicknames, Vulnerability

Star Wars Year by Year

By Kristin Baver,Pablo Hidalgo,Daniel Wallace,Ryder Windham
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0744055660
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 513
  • Pdf File: star-wars-year.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Discover everything you've ever wanted to know about Star Wars in this complete history of the most famous franchise in movie history. Painstakingly researched and superbly illustrated, Star WarsTM Year By Year: A Visual History, New Edition presents a unique Star Wars timeline-the full history of the amazing Star Wars phenomenon as you've never seen it before. This stunning visual journey features trivia and cultural cornerstones from director George Lucas' early life through to the iconic movie stills, comic books, novels, toys, video games, and theme parks that have spawned from five decades of seminal film making. Fully updated and expanded, this edition encompasses all nine episodes of the original, prequel, and sequel trilogies, along with the standalone movies Rogue One and Solo, and the acclaimed television series, The Mandalorian. Produced in full collaboration with Lucasfilm and written by renowned Star Wars experts, Star Wars Year by Year: A Visual History, New Edition is ideal for Star Wars fanatics and newbies alike. © & TM 2021 Lucasfilm Ltd.