The prolific, perennially best selling author recounts his early life and writing struggles, gives advice on the crucial aspects of the writing art, and talks about his much-publicized, near-fatal accident.
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Get fluent with Fluent Penguin language learning tools. Designed for self-taught language learners, Fluent Penguin picks up where Pimsleur and Rosetta Stone leave off. By exposing you to a wide variety of translated conversations in everyday situations, Fluent Penguin builds your vocabulary and intuitive recognition of grammar, sentence structure, and idiomatic phrases.
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You have studied English for years, yet you still don't speak English well. You've tried many methods and you still make grammar mistakes, you still can't speak English fluently, and you still can't pronounce English words correctly. You can read English, but you feel too nervous or too shy to speak English.
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Harry Potter has been heralded as one of the most popular book series of all time and the philosophical nature of Harry, Hermione, and Ron's quest to rid the world of its ultimate evil is one of the many things that make this series special. The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy covers all seven titles in J.K. Rowling's groundbreaking series and takes fans back to Godric's Hollow to discuss life after death, to consider what moral reasoning drove Harry to choose death, and to debate whether Sirius Black is a man or a dog.
"Not what I expected."
Do you want to master German? Do you like fantasy novels? Are you tired of reading boring textbooks in order to learn German? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, this is a book you should consider.
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Introducing Official SAT Vocabulary 3000, the most comprehensive audio course for SAT vocabulary on the market. Learn how to master proper spelling, pronunciation, definitions, and synonyms/antonyms through the use of these unique audio exercises. There are three levels (easy, medium, and difficult) that each consists of 10 powerful exercises covering 100 words each. You'll discover high-frequency words that have appeared in previous SAT tests, increasing your chance for better test results!
Introducing ACT Vocabulary 3000: The most comprehensive audio course for ACT Vocabulary on the market. Learn how to master proper spelling, pronunciation, definitions, synonyms/antonyms through the use of these unique audio exercises. There are three levels (Easy, Medium, and Difficult) that each consist of 10 powerful exercises covering 100 words each.
Audio Review of Over 500 2012 TOEFL Vocabulary Words. Improve your spelling. Gain a better understanding of sentence structure. Increase your TOEFL scores. AudioLearn includes more than 500 words that commonly appear on the 2012 TOEFL exam, making it your indispensable study guide when it comes to TOEFL vocabulary! You can study TOEFL Vocabulary words at the gym, review spelling and sentence usage in the car, and memorize new words before you sleep at night.
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If you're looking to score a perfect five on your AP US Government exam, look no further. Whether it's reviewing the Constitution or learning about civil rights, AudioLearn is your complete study guide to The US Government. Best of all, you get a complete free AP US Government test!
Apologia's advanced science courses allow the high school student to study independently while mastering in-depth knowledge through hands-on application of contemporary scientific concepts. This completely revised and updated edition of The Human Body will prepare students for college-level science studies as well as life beyond the classroom.
"Great overview of the organ systems."
This is a complete audio study guide of The Federalist Papers (1787-1789). We will start with a general synopsis of the Federalist Papers, followed by background information and a listing of the important people, places and events. We will then go over a timeline. Following the timeline, we will discuss the main periods of the war and analyze them; this will be followed by questions for studying, questions to think about and finally a review test.
"Outstanding introduction to The Federalist"
Worthless delivers a blunt and real-world assessment about the economic realities and consequences of choosing various degrees with a necessary and tough fatherly love. Buy this audiobook and understand why it is important you choose the right major.
Here's some good news for everyone who's ever been bullied into believing they can't speak their own language: The grammar snobs are bluffing. Half the "rules" they use to humiliate others are really just judgment calls and the rest they don't even understand themselves. Grammar Snobs Are Great Big Meanies is a laugh-out-loud funny collection of anecdotes and essays on grammar and punctuation, as well as hilarious critiques of the self-appointed language experts.
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Do you want to master German? Do you like urban fantasy novels? Are you tired of reading boring textbooks in order to learn German? If you answered yes to one or more of these questions, this is a book you should consider. We introduce a one-of-a-kind learning tool that will enhance your comprehension, improve your German vocabulary and grammar, and let you enjoy an urban fantasy novel.
Getting into and paying for college has never been harder. Now America's number-one educational consulting company offers a comprehensive, step-by-step guide on how to find, apply to, get accepted to, and pay for college.
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In the summer of 1942, a band of citizen soldiers were brought together by the desire to be better than the other guy. At its peak, Easy Company, 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army, was as good a rifle company as any in the world. From their rigorous training in Georgia in 1942 through Utah Beach, Market-Garden, the Bulge, and Hitler's Eagle's Nest, WWII historian Stephen Ambrose tells the story of this remarkable company.
"Band of Brothers"
From the Federalist Papers to the Bill of Rights, AudioLearn is your complete audio study guide to the Constitution.
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Who hasn't feared the math Minotaur in its labyrinth of abstractions? Now, in Out of the Labyrinth, Robert and Ellen Kaplan - the founders of The Math Circle, the popular learning program begun at Harvard in 1994 - reveal the secrets behind their highly successful approach, leading listeners out of the labyrinth and into the joyous embrace of mathematics.
"Marred by mispronouncements & misunderstanding"
There's nothing phony about this study guide for J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, which explores the mind of disturbed teen Holden Caulfield, as he struggles to find an authentic world. Designed for students, this guide to The Catcher in the Rye contains everything you need to ace quizzes and essays on this literary classic.
After the success of the first edition of Learn by Reading, we decided to bring you the second volume. This book uses the second volume in the Mind Dimensions series as the underlying text. If you haven't listened to volume one, we recommend you start there. Though you could still get the educational benefits by starting from this volume, you will be missing critical information required for enjoyment of the story - and in our opinion, enjoyment is critical to the learning process.