A First Book in English (Classic Reprint): Alfred Allan Kern
The English Wagner Book of 1594:Edited With Introduction and Notes, Inaugural-Dissertation Der Philosophischen Fakultät I. Sektion Der Kgl, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Zur Erlangung Der Doktorwürde, Eingereicht Den 18, Dezember, 1903 Alfred Ernest Richards
Enlarged Practice-Book in English Composition (Classic Reprint): Alfred M. Hitchcock
The third installment in Bernard Cornwell´s King Alfred series, following on from the outstanding previous novels The Last Kingdom and The Pale Horseman, both of which were top 10 bestsellers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie Glover. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcuk/000180/bk_hcuk_000180_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Uhtred is a Saxon, cheated of his inheritance and adrift in a world of fire, sword, and treachery. He has to make a choice: whether to fight for the Vikings, who raised him, or for King Alfred the Great of Wessex, who dislikes him. In the late ninth century, Wessex is the last English kingdom. The rest have fallen to the Danish Vikings, a story told in The Last Kingdom, the New York Times best-selling novel in which Uhtred´s tale began. Now the Vikings want to finish England. They assemble the Great Army, whose one ambition is to conquer Wessex. A dispossessed young nobleman married to a woman who hails from Wessex, Uhtred has little love for either, though for King Alfred he has none at all. Yet fate, as Uhtred learns, has its own imperatives, and when the Vikings attack out of a wintry darkness to shatter the last English kingdom, Uhtred finds himself at Alfred´s side. Bernard Cornwell´s The Pale Horseman, like The Last Kingdom, is rooted in the real history of Anglo-Saxon England. It tells the astonishing and true story of how Alfred, forced to become a fugitive in a few square miles of swampland, fights his enemies against overwhelming odds. The king is a pious Christian while Uhtred is a pagan. Alfred is a sickly scholar while Uhtred is an arrogant warrior. Yet the two forge an uneasy alliance that will lead them out of the marshes to the stark hilltop where the last remaining Saxon army will fight for the very existence of England. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jamie Glover. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/001199/bk_harp_001199_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Just what is a ´´gay book´´? A book attracted to books of the same gender! Meet ´´Bob the Book´´, a gay book for sale in a Greenwich Village bookstore, where he falls in love with another book, Moishe. But a freak accident separates the young lovers. As Bob wends his way through used book bins, paper bags, knapsacks, and lecture halls, hoping to be reunited with Moishe, he meets a variety of characters, both book and human, including Angela, a widowed copy of Jane Austen´s Mansfield Park and two other separated lovers, Neil and Jerry, near victims of a book burning. Among their owners and readers are Alfred and Duane, whose on-again, off-again relationship unites and separates our book friends. Will Bob find Moishe? Will Jerry and Neil be reunited? Will Alfred and Duane make it work? Listen to Bob the Book to find all the answers. 1. Language: English. Narrator: David Pratt. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/093163/bk_acx0_093163_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
One industry has had more impact on life in America than any other before or since. Here is the story of two men and one company at the start of it all. You couldn´t find two more different men. Billy Durant was the consummate salesman, a brilliant wheeler-dealer with grand plans, unflappable energy, and a fondness for the high life. Alfred Sloan was the intellectual, an expert in business strategy and management, master of all things organizational. Together, this odd couple built perhaps the most successful enterprise in U.S. history, General Motors, and with it an industry that has come to define modern life throughout the world. Their story is full of timeless lessons, cautionary tales, and inspiration for business leaders and history buffs alike. Billy, Alfred, and General Motors is the tale not just of the two extraordinary men of its title but also of the formative decades of 20th-century America, through two world wars and sea changes in business, industry, politics, and culture. The book includes vivid, warts-and-all portraits of the legends of the golden age of the automobile, from ´´Crazy´´ Henry Ford, Ransom Olds, and Charles Nash to the brilliant but uncredited David Dunbar Buick and Cadillac founder Henry Leland.The impact of Durant and Sloan on their contemporaries and their industry is matched only by the powerful legacy of their improbable and incredible partnership. Characters, events, and context--all are brought skillfully and passionately to life in this meticulously researched and supremely readable book. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dickson Lane. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/002721/bk_adbl_002721_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.