Here is THE book recounting the life and times of one of the most respected men in the world, Warren Buffett. The legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but now he has allowed one writer, Alice Schroeder, unprecedented access to explore directly with him and with those closest to him his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies, and wisdom. The result is the personally revealing and complete biography of the man known everywhere as "The Oracle of Omaha."
"2,220 well-invested minutes!"
Boris Karloff Presents: Tales of the Frightened was first published as a book in 1963, and included such stories as "Man in the Raincoat", “The Deadly Dress", "The Hand of Fate", “Don't Lose Your Head", "Call at Midnight", "Just Inside the Cemetery", "The Fortune Teller", "The Vampire Sleeps", "Mirror of Death", and "Never Kick a Black Cat".
"Karloff is still alive and well!"
Winner of a Newbery Medal, a Theodor Seuss Geisel Award, and numerous other prestigious prizes, Cynthia Rylant is among the most acclaimed children’s book authors in the world. In this sweet tale, Annie and her pet bunny Snowball are enjoying the porch swing with Annie’s cousin Henry and his dog Mudge when they see something amazing. A mother robin has filled her nest with eggs! How long will it be before baby birds appear?
Simon Darcourt, an inventive killer with a sense of humour, is creating his own celebrity talent show, one that is generating more publicity than its contestants have ever had in their lives. The catch is that those lives won't be very long. The police turn to Angelique de Xavia, a cop who has crossed his path before. However, the police are not the only people who want Darcourt. Now she's faced not only with tracking him down, but also with the task of ensuring she doesn't end up dead once she's served her purpose.
"More Brookmyre, Please"
Es tu derecho ser rico. Estás aquí para deleitar una vida de abundancia y plenitud, para ser feliz y libre. Por lo tanto deberías tener todo el dinero preciso para lograrlo. No hay dignidad en la pobreza; la pobreza es una enfermedad mental que debe ser suprimida de la faz de la tierra. Estás aquí para progresar en lo espiritual, lo mental y lo material. Tienes el derecho inalienable de desarrollarte y expresarte completamente en todos los aspectos. Deberías rodearte de belleza y lujo.
A long buried and shocking secret has been uncovered. In 1940, President Roosevelt and Canada's Mackenzie King secretly agreed to abandon the Allies and make peace with Hitler if the Nazis successfully invaded Britain. Decades later, Soviet agents are ready to use this information to shatter the NATO alliance and use the ensuing geopolitical chaos to strengthen their position in Europe. Only one man stands in their way.
Reporter Nathan Doyle had his reasons to want Phil Arlen dead, but when he sees the man's body pulled from the La Brea tar pit, he knows he'll be the prime suspect. He also knows that his life won't stand up to intense police scrutiny, so he sets out to crack the case himself. Lieutenant Matthew Spain's official inquiries soon lead him to believe that Nathan knows more than he's saying. But that's not the only reason Matt takes notice of the handsome journalist.
The author of more than 100 books for young people, Cynthia Rylant has charmed countless readers with her award-winning tales. In this entry from her popular Annie and Snowball series, Annie makes a new friend who likes dainty things as much as she does. When Annie goes to Sarah’s house to play, she is amazed by all the frilly stuff. Sarah and her mom have pretty lamps andteacups and flowery chairs. And the best part of all is the garden, which is filled with beautiful flowers. It’s the perfect place to have a tea party for fairies!
Struggling with the sudden, nagging notion that his mother once assassinated a prominent neo-Nazi leader, Ben - a performance artist, about to turn 40 - doesn’t know where to turn. His parents are both dead and his brother, having previously been institutionalized, is a lousy source of information. In a non-chronological montage of memories, this inventive tale blends suburban realism with out-of-body surrealism as Ben travels back and forth through life events, attempting to put the pieces of the puzzle together.
The Snowball is the most fascinating financial success story of our time. Warren Buffett, the legendary Omaha investor has never written a memoir, but finally has given Alice Schroeder unprecedented access to him and all those closest to his work, opinions, struggles, triumphs, follies and wisdom. The result is this personally revealing and complete biography of 'The Oracle of Omaha', indispensable reading for those who wish to know the man behind the outstanding achievements.
Annie's birthday is coming up, and she plans to have a dress-up party. She looks forward to wearing ribbons, bows, lace, and fancy little shoes. But when the guests arrive � including Henry and Mudge � Annie learns that different people dress up in different ways.
It's the stuff of dreams. A Scottish family giving up relative sanity and security to go and grow oranges for a living in a secluded valley in the mountains of the Mediterranean island of Mallorca.
"Amusing tale, poor sound quality"
Earl Nightingale helps you unearth and use the six stepping stones to success - the ideas and approaches that will accelerate your climb to the top five percent of the social and economic pyramid of society. His stepping stones may seem simple: attitude, integrity, the mind, goals, service and rewards, and leadership. But at one time or another, most of us fail to use these important steps in ways that lead us to uncommon achievement.
"Great advice in just 15 minutes"
One day, Annie and Henry - together with their furry friends Snowball and Mudge - see a beautiful hummingbird. It's darting and hovering near Annie's flowers - especially the pink petunias. They love watching it each day. But they wonder how they can encourage their tiny visitor to return after the sweet-smelling blooms wither and die.
Christmastime is approaching, and Annie is so thrilled about her upcoming school play that she has to call her cousin Henry. “I’m going to be a star in a play!” she tells him. Annie will get to light up the stage in her bright, shiny costume! She couldn’t be more excited. But then the big night comes, and Annie’s feelings change. She is very nervous and is having a hard time staying calm.
Cynthia Rylant's 100 plus children's books have garnered numerous honors, including the Theodor Seuss Geisel Award. In this delightful episode of Rylant's endearing beginning reader series, pals from her Henry and Mudge books join Annie and her pet bunny Snowball to look for a unique group of kids. Annie simply adores teacups and longs for friends who love these dainty delights as much as she does. But how can a boy like Henry and a dog like Mudge possibly help her find them?
In this tale, featuring Annie and her pet bunny Snowball, Annie wishes her house was a little prettier. Although she likes her home - especially since it's next door to cousin Henry and his big dog Mudge - she also thinks it's a little plain. But perhaps Henry and Mudge can help.
When a young reindeer sneaks into Santa's sleigh on Christmas Eve, he accidentally falls out and must find a way to return to the North Pole.
For Simon the Snowball, life can be challenging and fun. He faces all sorts of obstacles and daily adventures from changing shapes to exploring the world around him. This fun and educational story will give children an understanding of the different forms that water becomes while being fun to read.