Altamont

Altamont
  • Author : Joel Selvin
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 2016-08-16
  • ISBN : 9780062444271
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

In this breathtaking cultural history filled with exclusive, never-before-revealed details, celebrated rock journalist Joel Selvin tells the definitive story of the Rolling Stones’ infamous Altamont concert in San Francisco, the disastrous historic event that marked the end of the idealistic 1960s. In the annals of rock history, the Altamont Speedway Free Festival on December 6, 1969, has long been seen as the distorted twin of Woodstock—the day that shattered the Sixties’ promise of peace and love when a concertgoer was killed by a member of the Hells Angels, the notorious biker club acting as security. While most people know of the events from the film Gimme Shelter, the whole story has remained buried in varied accounts, rumor, and myth—until now. Altamont explores rock’s darkest day, a fiasco that began well before the climactic death of Meredith Hunter and continued beyond that infamous December night. Joel Selvin probes every aspect of the show—from the Stones’ hastily planned tour preceding the concert to the bad acid that swept through the audience to other deaths that also occurred that evening—to capture the full scope of the tragedy and its aftermath. He also provides an in-depth look at the Grateful Dead’s role in the events leading to Altamont, examining the band’s behind-the-scenes presence in both arranging the show and hiring the Hells Angels as security. The product of twenty years of exhaustive research and dozens of interviews with many key players, including medical staff, Hells Angels members, the stage crew, and the musicians who were there, and featuring sixteen pages of color photos, Altamont is the ultimate account of the final event in rock’s formative and most turbulent decade.

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
  • Author : BBC CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • Publisher : BBC Children's Books
  • Release : 2009-05-28
  • ISBN : 1405904917
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Relive the most memorable moments from Harry Potter's sixth year at Hogwarts, in this beauthifully designed pull-tab, pop-up and lift-the-flap deluxe book.

Buddhism without Beliefs

Buddhism without Beliefs
  • Author : Stephen Batchelor
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 1998-03-01
  • ISBN : 9781101663073
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

A national bestseller and acclaimed guide to Buddhism for beginners and practitioners alike In this simple but important volume, Stephen Batchelor reminds us that the Buddha was not a mystic who claimed privileged, esoteric knowledge of the universe, but a man who challenged us to understand the nature of anguish, let go of its origins, and bring into being a way of life that is available to us all. The concepts and practices of Buddhism, says Batchelor, are not something to believe in but something to do—and as he explains clearly and compellingly, it is a practice that we can engage in, regardless of our background or beliefs, as we live every day on the path to spiritual enlightenment.

I Thought It Was Just Me But It Isn T

I Thought It Was Just Me  But It Isn T
  • Author : Brené Brown
  • Publisher : Avery
  • Release : 2008
  • ISBN : 9781592403356
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Draws on research with hundreds of interviewees to identify the pervasive influence of cultural shame, discussing how women can recognize the ways in which shame influences their health and relationships and can be transformed into courage and connectivity.

Unlucky 13

Unlucky 13
  • Author : James Patterson
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release : 2014-05-05
  • ISBN : 9780316211284
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

The Women's Murder Club is stalked by a killer with nothing to lose. San Francisco Detective Lindsay Boxer is loving her life as a new mother. With an attentive husband, a job she loves, plus best friends who can talk about anything from sex to murder, things couldn't be better. Then the FBI sends Lindsay a photo of a killer from her past, and her happy world is shattered. The picture captures a beautiful woman at a stoplight. But all Lindsay sees is the psychopath behind those seductive eyes: Mackie Morales, the most deranged and dangerous mind the Women's Murder Club has ever encountered. In this pulse-racing, emotionally charged novel by James Patterson, the Women's Murder Club must find a killer--before she finds them first.

Psychology Applied to Modern Life Adjustment in the 21st Century

Psychology Applied to Modern Life  Adjustment in the 21st Century
  • Author : Wayne Weiten
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release : 2014-01-01
  • ISBN : 9781305172081
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

Filled with comprehensive, balanced coverage of classic and contemporary research, relevant examples, and engaging applications, this book shows you how psychology helps you understand yourself and the world-and uses psychological principles to illuminate the variety of opportunities you have in your life and your future career. While professors cite this bestselling book for its academic credibility and the authors’ ability to stay current with ’’hot topics,’’ students say it’s one text they just don’t want to stop reading. The book and associated workbook are highly readable, engaging, and visually appealing, providing you with a wealth of material you can put to use every day. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Learn American Sign Language

Learn American Sign Language
  • Author : James W. Guido
  • Publisher : Wellfleet Press
  • Release : 2015-09-10
  • ISBN : 9781627889278
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

American Sign Language (ASL) is a vibrant, easy-to-learn language that is used by approximately half a million people each day. Current with the latest additions to ASL and filled with thousands of brand new photographs by Deaf actors, Learn American Sign Language is the most comprehensive guide of its kind. - Learn more than 800 signs, including signs for school, the workplace, around the house, out and about, food and drink, nature, emotions, small talk, and more. - Unlock the storytelling possibilities of ASL with classifiers, easy ways to modify signs that can turn "fishing" into "catching a big fish" and "walking" into "walking with a group." - Find out how to make sentences with signs, use the proper facial expressions with your signs, and other vital tips.

Cooking Class

Cooking Class
  • Author : Deanna F. Cook
  • Publisher : Storey Publishing
  • Release : 2015-03-18
  • ISBN : 9781612124018
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

The kids are taking over the kitchen! Deanna F. Cook presents more than 50 recipes designed for the cooking abilities and tastes of children ages 6 to 12. Basic cooking techniques are explained in kid-friendly language, and recipes include favorites like applesauce, French toast, popcorn chicken, pizza, and more. Full of fresh, healthy ingredients and featuring imaginative presentations like egg mice, fruit flowers, and mashed potato clouds, Cooking Class brings inspiration and confidence to the chefs of the future.

Scary Close

Scary Close
  • Author : Donald Miller
  • Publisher : Thomas Nelson
  • Release : 2015-02-10
  • ISBN : 9781400203970
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

After decades of failed relationships and painful drama, Donald Miller decided he’d had enough. Impressing people wasn’t helping him connect with anyone. He’d built a life of public isolation, yet he dreamed of meaningful relationships. So at forty years old he made a scary decision: to be himself no matter what it cost. From the author of Blue Like Jazz comes a book about the risk involved in choosing to impress fewer people and connect with more, about the freedom that comes when we stop acting and start loving. It is a story about knocking down old walls to create a healthy mind, a strong family, and a satisfying career. And it all feels like a conversation with the best kind of friend: smart, funny, true, important. Scary Close is Donald Miller at his best.

Everyone Poops

Everyone Poops
  • Author : Taro Gomi
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books LLC
  • Release : 2020-09-01
  • ISBN : 9781797203546
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Book Description :

The beloved, bestselling potty-training classic, now in hardcover for a new generation! An elephant makes a big poop. A mouse makes a tiny poop. Everyone eats, so of course: everyone poops! Taro Gomi's classic, go-to picture book for straight-talk on all things "number 2" is back, as fresh and funny as ever. • Both a matter-of-fact, educational guide and a hilarious romp through poop territory • Filled with timeless OMG moments for both kids and adults • Colorful and content-rich picture book The concept of going to the bathroom is made concrete through this illustrated narrative that is both verbally and visually engaging. Everyone Poops is just right for potty-training, gift-giving, and everyday reading with smart, curious readers. • Resonates year-round as a go-to new baby gift for baby showers, birthdays, and more • Perfect for children ages 0 to 3 years old • Equal parts educational and entertaining, this makes a great gift for parents and grandparents who are potty-training their toddler. • Add it to the shelf with books like P is for Potty! (Sesame Street) by Naomi Kleinberg, Potty by Leslie Patricelli, The Potty Train by David Hochman and Ruth Kennison.