The Log from the Sea of Cortez is the exciting day-by-day account of Steinbeck's trip to the Gulf of California with biologist Ed Ricketts. Drawn from the longer Sea of Cortez, it is a wonderful combination of science, philosophy, and high-spirited adventure.
"Devoted Steinbeck fans only."
By turns epic and intimate, Telling Our Way to the Sea is both a staggering revelation of unraveling ecosystems and a profound meditation on our changing relationships with nature - and with one another. When the biologists Aaron Hirsh and Veronica Volny, along with their friend Graham Burnett, a historian of science, lead twelve college students to a remote fishing village on the Sea of Cortez, they come upon a bay of dazzling beauty and richness.
Do you write a blog or are thinking of blogging but not quite sure what to write? Blogging to Jump-Start Your Writing Career will give you useful tips on the three different ways to use a blog, along with an exercise to help you hone in on your blog's central theme. Whether you're a writer looking for readership or a business owner wanting to attract potential customers, this basic book on blogging can help you learn how to do just that.
Considerado por muitos como o maior escritor brasileiro de todos os tempos, Machado de Assis ganha sempre novas edições impressas e versões para os mais diferentes meios de expressão artística. Faltava apenas um Machado de Assis em áudio, em MP3, lido por um ator jovem e talentoso.Ator, violonista clássico e jornalista,
Bacamarte funda um hospício e passa a internar nele todos aqueles que julga loucos. O procedimento leva a um desfecho inesperado. Neste audiolivro, a leitura de Rafael Cortez, que se diz "louco por Machado", é fluida, como se as palavras tivessem vivido dentro dele desde as primeiras leituras na escola. Nos momentos decisivos da obra, Rafael Cortez encontra o melhor timbre e a entonação perfeita para deixar tudo bem claro para o ouvinte.
Neste audiolivro, Rafael Cortez lê na íntegra a obra de José Mauro de Vasconcelos. Para dar vida ao garotinho Zezé, Rafael empresta não só sua voz, seu violão, sua emotividade e sua técnica de ator, mas sua própria história. Os trechos de canções citadas no livro foram interpretados por Rafael, que cantou as melodias originais, quando conhecidas, e criou melodias para obras não localizadas. Para as aberturas de capítulos e passagens de blocos de texto, ele desenvolveu três temas de violão solo.
Com um olhar sarcástico e uma linguagem bem-humorada, resultado de muita leitura e pesquisa, Ulisses Tavares conta muitas histórias curiosas envolvendo o consumo excessivo de álcool. Conta que Oxalá estava bêbado quando criou os homens; que o fundador do AA, Bill Wilson, parou de beber, mas continuou com os cigarros, as amantes e o LSD.
Step into Indian Country. Enter the dark welter of troubled history throughout the Americas, where the heritage of violence meets the ferocity of intent. Features brand-new stories by: Mistina Bates, Jean Rae Baxter, Lawrence Block, Joseph Bruchac, David Cole, Reed Farrel Coleman, O'Neil De Noux, A.A. Hedge Coke, Gerard Houarner, Liz Martnez, R. Narvaez, Kimberly Roppolo, Leonard Schonberg, and Melissa Yi.
A lovely 55-minute soundtrack created by Los Angeles musicians and voice actors. This innovative new music-based technique makes for effortless learning. Wholesome and fun! Great for kids and adults. This audiobook is ideal for bed-time listening or as a family activity, especially in the car. This will be the most effective and fun product you ever purchase to acquire or improve your Spanish language skills.
Neste audiolivro, a interpretação do ator, violonista clássico e jornalista Rafael Cortez ajuda a dar diferentes dimensões para os vários personagens que compõem o romance, considerado o mais objetivo de Machado de Assis. Nesta obra, Machado de Assis retoma o personagem Quincas Borba, que aparece em Memórias Póstumas de Brás Cubas falando sobre sua teoria, o humanitismo.
Note: This audiobook is in Spanish. En esta oportunidad Alberto Cortes grabo con su voz un audiolibro al que titula Conversando Poemas. Este es un trabajo inhedito, se trata de poemas escritos por el autor.
A young girl wrestles with her mother's madness and fits of hysteria that come with prophetic messages about things that lurk in the Arizona desert. Is her madness triggered by a tragic event linked to her mother's childhood, or is there something really lurking in the dark?
Ethan reserves a cabin in the woods for himself and his lovely wife, Sophia, as a late honeymoon. Their picturesque hike to the cabin is interrupted by a trail clearing crew that brushes past them while leering at Sophia and snapping Ethan in the face with a branch. When Ethan and Sophia reach the cabin after a hot, long hike they find that the trail clearing crew has settled into their reserved cabin uninvited for the night. Ethan is disappointed and tries to make the best of the situation but Sophia decides that all three members of the crew are to her liking and leaves Ethan tied up and humiliated in a corner while the crew uses and enjoys her.
"Just what you asked for."
A tall figure stands alone, waiting to be engulfed in flames. It is the Burning Man, the giant wooden centerpiece of Nevada's famous weeklong arts festival. Every year, thousands flock to the middle of the desert to push the limits of creativity and outrageousness. Dex Edden is not one of them. A computer programmer, Dex has come to the wild and wooly festival only to please his boss. Out of the blue, he will be a witness to murder.
An all-girls college is gripped by recent reports of nighttime attacks on young women walking alone at night. The young women refuse to file police reports though and only reluctantly say that they have been “used” by a group of large figures with enormous cocks and wooden movements. Kevin is a handsome young reporter investigating the incidents and meets Gina, a student at the college who is more than willing to help him get his story.
"Save your money"
As a local television reporter, Pam is assigned to interview Ted Wilson, a billionaire who is announcing his latest charity donation at his remote guest ranch. Soon after Pam reaches the Four Studs guest ranch a storm washes out the road, leaving her trapped at the ranch. Ted's hospitality is generous and after a gourmet dinner, all of the ranch guests and cowboys adjourn to the barn for games, music, and fun. Soon, Pam is used as a roping post and is tied up in the middle of the room for everyone to see and use.
He is the Closer - a remorseless executioner whose modus operandi is terrifying in its brutal simplicity. He captures his prey, tortures them until they confess their sins, and disposes of them as they deserve. His victims have only one thing in common: they are all serial killers. Accompanied by a hardened ex-prostitute who lost her closest friends to a twisted murderer, the Closer is closing in on his ultimate quarry: an ingenious psychopath known as the Patron who must be stopped.
Julia used her wit and a short, stout whip to work her way on board the tall masted sailing ship Tempest during a time when women were more likely to be courtesans than sailors on a sea-going vessel. Despite her good fortune, she must still be at Captain Claymore's sexual whim to stay within his good graces and remain on his ship. Claymore's sexual domination and use of leather probes Julia's sexual core and tests her limits but she yearns for more as she settles into a routine on board the ship.
Chuck crash lands his plane on a remote, unknown island and is rescued by a beautiful woman who is eager to rediscover pleasures she hasn't felt in years. When the woman takes Chuck to her village, he finds he is the only man on the island and the group of women needs his help for their community to survive. Mother runs the village with an iron fist, forcing Chuck to prove his worth and provide physical service to the community of women.
The Closer is back. Jack Salter is still hunting killers, but his new quarry is unlike the others. The man who calls himself Remote wants the same thing Jack does, to make the world a better place by removing those who do evil - but Remote's methods are even more extreme. To catch him, Jack will have to seek an alliance with him - one that leads to a trap with no exit. Alone and unarmed, Jack must fight for his freedom in the bizarre lair of a monster whose relationship to pain is even stranger than Jack's.