The author of How to Do Everything and Red Green's Beginner's Guide to Women has never been afraid to take on jobs doomed to failure. This latest project is perhaps the nearest he has come to a triumph. In The Woulda Coulda Shoulda Guide to Canadian Inventions, Red surveys, analyzes, critiques, and in some cases tells you how to re-create at home the best Canadian inventions, from the Wonderbra to the hard-cup jockstrap, by way of insulin, the walkie-talkie, synchronized swimming, and more.
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Based on the best-selling book, this audio course offers a breakthrough program based on pioneering brain imaging work - clinically successful in helping thousands to find immediate relief and enduring freedom from chemical and behavioral dependencies.
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After the fall of France in May 1940, the British Expeditionary Force was miraculously evacuated from Dunkirk. Britain now stood alone to face Hitler’s inevitable invasion attempt. For the German Army to be landed across the Channel, Hitler needed mastery of the skies – the RAF would have to be broken – so every day, throughout the summer, German bombers pounded the RAF air bases in the southern counties.
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Six lavish BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of Anthony Trollope's much-loved novels. Anthony Trollope's series of witty and gently satirical stories of provincial life are set in the fictional town of Barchester and its surrounding county of Barsetshire. The canvas is broad and colourful, with a set of iconic characters in whose lives we become intimately involved as they grow up, grow old, and fall in or out of love and friendship across the years.
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It's 1972 and Vince Cosmos is all the rage. He's the enigmatic Glam Rock star who sings about being an alien and whose followers worship him. Poppy Munday is the secretary of his fan club - Sunderland chapter - and all her dreams are about to come truewhen she finds herself drwan into the strange orbit of the Seventies' most fabulous star. But what if Vince Cosmos really is an alien? One engaged in a secret battle with aliens already on Earth?
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The way we communicate has changed. Today many of our interactions are digital, but until recently writing letters was the norm. Drawing from over 100 miles of records held at the UK's official government archive, The National Archives at Kew, this collection of letters, postcards and telegrams will shine a spotlight on a range of significant historical moments and occurrences, recapturing a lost world in which correspondence was king.
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The Lady from Guatemala is a collection of stories from one of the most distinguished short story writers in English. From first to last, V.S. Pritchett's writing displays a shrewd understanding of class and character and a quick ear for the inner, deeper rhythms of dialogue. His subject matter is always human nature, its peculiarity, its tenacity... His prose is clear, his observation complex and multi-layered.
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The rich life Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859-1930) is featured here: His work as a doctor, his novels and journalistic writings, his support of Spiritualism and his defense of fairies. This is a unique set for the 150th anniversary of his birth. After his early years in medicine, the writing talents of Arthur Conan Doyle took over. Sherlock Holmes and Professor Challenger were among his successes.
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When 25 year old waitress, Brielle, receives a mysterious check for $250,000, she uses the money to pay for her mother's very expensive cancer treatment, saving her life. Two years later, she is called to pay back her debt. All she has to do is travel to an isolated mansion and work for one year as a personal assistant to an arrogant asshole whom she hates.
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Over 50 percent of all business decisions fail; 82 percent of businesses go under before their 10th anniversary and 8 out of 10 new products fail. In direct contrast, research also shows that 91 percent of all businesspeople are as confident as ever in making decisions. Decision confidence is up. Success is down. While we are an inventive, entrepreneurial society, an innovation explosion has also been marked by business implosion. To improve the odds for success, the authors of businessThink deliver a revolutionary new method.
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Imagine the biblical book of Revelations, rewritten by Woody Allen or Mel Brooks.
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Klara and Johan witness a theft when their school class visits the Munch Museum, and all alone, they have to hunt for the thieves and the painting. A dangerous chase that leads them close to the syndicate Sorero Mortis. In a strange way, the chase also leads them back to World War II, and the world's largest ship disaster, where thousands of innocent people lost their lives at the end of World War II; the sinking of Wilhelm Gustloff.
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This adventure's a throwback to simpler times. Your child's going to love it: the whole story rhymes! It's about a young boy who is brave and unbowed. The kid goes on a quest, and when danger appears, he discovers true grit - and he conquers his fears. When the dust has all settled and Martin returns, he makes difficult choices and finally learns that it's not always easy to do the right thing....
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Sir David Frost interviews Ian Douglas Smith, GCLM, ID (8 April 1919-20 November 2007), who was a politician, farmer, and fighter pilot who served as Prime Minister of Rhodesia (or Southern Rhodesia) from 1964 to 1979, during a period of intense racial conflict in the country. Sir David Frost interviews Emil Savundra (6 July 1923-21 December 1976), an infamous businessman who twice served jail sentences for large-scale fraud.
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