Publisher : St. Martin's Press
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781429971379
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 320

The #1 bestselling phenomenon continues in the eighth Stephanie Plum novel. The stakes get higher, the crimes get nastier, the chases get faster, and the men get hotter. This time Stephanie, Morelli, Ranger. Lula, Valerie, and Grandma Mazur are strapped in for the ride of their lives. Stephanie is hired to find a missing child. But things aren't always as they seem and Stephanie must determine if she's working for the right side of the law. Plus, there's the Morelli question: can a Jersey girl keep her head on straight when more than just bullets are aimed for her heart? And with the Plum and Morelli relationship looking rocky, is it time for Ranger to move in for the kill? Janet Evanovich's latest thriller proves that Hard Eight will never be enough.

Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
Category : Games & Activities
ISBN : 1402713002
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 272

“The runaway winner as the best overall gambling encyclopedia written in the past 20 years.”—Detroit Free Press Walk away from every casino a winner! Take it from Mensa, the society for people with high IQs: you don’t have to be a genius to triumph at the tables. Here’s the inside line on the games and bets that give the best advantage. Do you know whether to split a pair of aces in blackjack, which slot machines carry the worst payback for the player, and why losses are more significant at video than “live” keno? Beat the bank by understanding all this and more, including odds and probability, the “house edge,” money management, and gambling psychology. The chips will just pile up. The author lives in New York, NY.

Publisher : Trafford Publishing
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781412009355
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 367

What does a young Navajo lad do when he discovers buried treasure worth over $500,000, just after he joins the Navy? Combine that problem with the discovery of a wrecked and abandoned high-technology aircraft -- would you try to fix it, or turn it in? He has just graduated and has to make the decision as to what direction he must go. Al has studied Russian and German and thinks that being a technical interpreter may be a good job in the Navy. He enlists the help of his Uncle Ben, a retired Navy helicopter pilot and medicine man with his Korean girlfriend, Mae Lee. Together with his mother, they decide to use some of the money to form a study group research teaching untrained Navajos to become wage earners in an area of high chronic unemployment—The Four Corners side of New Mexico. In a childhood of being a loner, he develops skill at being a leader with a massive curiosity. He loves his mother who raised him after his father abandoned them in poverty in a harsh land. Their project is joined by others who add wonderful ideas to the task. Al's knowledge of how to use the Internet to acquire requested information starts to expand the envelope. Al has learned gambling games such as craps and video poker on his computer with no money. He learns that it is different in the real world of Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Al Joe look for a hobby and finds that prospecting for rocks, minerals, historical artifacts and history can be exciting. Are the Anasazi the predecessors of the Navajo tribe? How did they come to the Four Corners area of New Mexico, Colorado, Arizona and Utah. Where did they go? What do the pictographs mean that are found in the castle-like ruins of Mesa Verde, Aztec, and Cholla parks? Al's team investigates possible future developments in housing, aerial fire fighting equipment, new power sources, gravity-based appliances, prospecting, treasure hunting and a different way to change forest lumber production. The Author (below) has spent thirty years working with these proud people and has spun this yarn hoping you will enjoy the romp.

Publisher : Justin, Charles & Co.
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 9781932112061
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 619

The popular film critic offers full-length reviews of his choices for the best one thousand movies from the 1990s to today.

Publisher : Centron Software
Category : Games
ISBN : 9780930911089
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 589

Publisher : University of Texas Press
Category : Performing Arts
ISBN : 9780292752894
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 297

Monografie over het werk van de Amerikaanse regisseur en scenarioschrijver (1970).

Publisher : Abrams
Category : Biography & Autobiography
ISBN : 9781683359166
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 288

An illustrated mid-career monograph exploring the 30-year creative journey of the 8-time Academy Award–nominated writer and director Paul Thomas Anderson has been described as "one of American film's modern masters" and "the foremost filmmaking talent of his generation." Anderson's ï¬?lms have received 25 Academy Award nominations, and he has worked closely with many of the most accomplished actors of our time, including Lesley Ann Manville, Julianne Moore, Daniel Day-Lewis, Joaquin Phoenix, and Philip Seymour Hoffman. In Paul Thomas Anderson: Masterworks, Anderson’s entire career—from Hard Eight (1996), Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999), Punch Drunk Love (2002), There Will Be Blood (2007), The Master (2012), Inherent Vice (2014), and Phantom Thread (2017) to his music videos for Radiohead to his early short ï¬?lms—is examined in illustrated detail for the ï¬?rst time. Anderson’s influences, his style, and the recurring themes of alienation, reinvention, ambition, and destiny that course through his movies are analyzed and supplemented by ï¬?rsthand interviews with Anderson’s closest collaborators—including producer JoAnne Sellar, actor Vicky Krieps, and composer Jonny Greenwood—and illuminated by ï¬?lm stills, archival photos, original illustrations, and an appropriately psychedelic design aesthetic. Masterworks is a tribute to the dreamers, drifters, and evil dentists who populate his world.

Publisher : Frederick Fell Publishers
Category : Games & Activities
ISBN : 0883910136
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 309

A professional gambler offers his secrets for winning at all major casino games, with tips on betting strategies, successful money management, and self-control under pressure. 64 illustrations.

Publisher : Bywater Books
Category : Fiction
ISBN : 9781612940427
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 320

Elana Dykewomon contemplates war, class, race, community, love, relationships and change in mythic, historic Berkeley. Whew!

Publisher : Falbe Publishing
Category : Games
ISBN : 9780976223504
Type : PDF, Epub and Audiobooks
Views : 116

Based on the experience of an author who worked in Las Vegas casinos, “Get Dicey: Play Craps and Have Fun” emphasizes the entertainment value of craps while guiding the reader through the process of learning a game that fascinates and intimidates. Every type of bet is explained and the rules and payoffs are illustrated in numerous tables. Playing procedures such as when and how to make different bets are given in detail, and the author weaves in stories from her casino career to illustrate points in a friendly fun style. From the basic rules for shooting the dice to advanced betting strategies, the book offers a comprehensive guide to the game. Because craps is a game of verbal interactions, the book explains how to talk to casino staff and what to ask. Along with player etiquette and superstitions, the book decodes jargon and includes a glossary of terms.