The Complete Far Side

  • Filename: the-complete-far-side.
  • ISBN: 0740721135
  • Release Date: 2003-09-01
  • Number of pages: 1272
  • Author: Gary Larson
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Pub



This ""New York Times"" bestseller celebrates Gary Larson's twisted, irreverent genius. A masterpiece of comic brilliance, it contains every "Far Side" cartoon ever syndicated-more than 4,000 in all--presented in (more or less) chronological order by year of publication, and with more than 1,100 that have never previously appeared in any book.

The Complete Far Side

  • Filename: the-complete-far-side.
  • ISBN: 6135246879
  • Release Date: 2011-03-26
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Lambert M Surhone
  • Publisher:



Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Complete Far Side: 1980-1994 is set of two hard-cover books which contains the entire run of The Far Side comic strip by Gary Larson. The two volumes are presented in a slipcase. The collection contains more than 1,100 comics that had not previously appeared in any other Far Side books. The comics are presented in chronological order by year of publication. The foreword was written by Steve Martin.

100 of the Most Shocking Reviews the Complete Far Side

  • Filename: 100-of-the-most-shocking-reviews-the-complete-far-side.
  • ISBN: 5458920767
  • Release Date: 2013-02
  • Number of pages: 44
  • Author: Benjamin Strong
  • Publisher: Lennex



In this book, we have hand-picked the most sophisticated, unanticipated, absorbing (if not at times crackpot!), original and musing book reviews of "The Complete Far Side: 1980-1994." Don't say we didn't warn you: these reviews are known to shock with their unconventionality or intimacy. Some may be startled by their biting sincerity; others may be spellbound by their unbridled flights of fantasy. Don't buy this book if: 1. You don't have nerves of steel. 2. You expect to get pregnant in the next five minutes. 3. You've heard it all.

The Far Side Gallery 5

  • Filename: the-far-side-gallery-5.
  • ISBN: 0836204255
  • Release Date: 1995-09-15
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Gary Larson
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing



1995 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.

Beyond The Far Side

  • Filename: beyond-the-far-side.
  • ISBN: 0836211499
  • Release Date: 1983-08-01
  • Number of pages: 104
  • Author: Gary Larson
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing



1981, 1983 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.

The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

  • Filename: the-complete-calvin-and-hobbes.
  • ISBN: 0740748475
  • Release Date: 2005-09-01
  • Number of pages: 1440
  • Author: Bill Watterson
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing



Brings together every "Calvin and Hobbes" cartoon that has ever appeared in syndication, along with stories and poems from classic collections.

The Far Side Gallery 4

  • Filename: the-far-side-gallery-4.
  • ISBN: 0836217241
  • Release Date: 1993-09-01
  • Number of pages: 172
  • Author: Gary Larson
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing



1993 FarWorks, Inc. All Rights Reserved. The Far Side and the Larson signature are registered trademarks of FarWorks, Inc.

Historical Miscellany

  • Filename: historical-miscellany.
  • ISBN: 067499535X
  • Release Date: 1997
  • Number of pages: 514
  • Author: Aelian
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press



Aelian's Historical Miscellany is a pleasurable example of light reading for Romans of the early third century. Offering engaging anecdotes about historical figures, retellings of legendary events, and descriptive pieces - in sum: amusement, information, and variety - Aelian's collection of nuggets and narratives could be enjoyed by a wide reading public. A rather similar book had been published in Latin in the previous century by Aulus Gellius; Aelian is a late, perhaps the last, representative of what had been a very popular genre. Here then are anecdotes about the famous Greek philosophers, poets, historians, and playwrights; myths instructively retold; moralizing tales about heroes and rulers, athletes and wise men; reports about styles in dress, foods and drink, lovers, gift-giving practices, entertainments, religious beliefs and death customs; and comments on Greek painting. Some of the information is not preserved in any other source. Underlying it all are Aelian's Stoic ideals as well as this Roman's great admiration for the culture of the Greeks (whose language he borrowed for his writings).

Cartoonists Works and Characters in the United States Through 2005

  • Filename: cartoonists-works-and-characters-in-the-united-states-through-2005.
  • ISBN: 0313312125
  • Release Date: 2006-01-01
  • Number of pages: 557
  • Author: John A. Lent
  • Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group



Provides a comprehensive listing of American cartoonists, their works, characters, and titles, that will enable the growing number of comic art scholars to research the field.

Godly Heretics

  • Filename: godly-heretics.
  • ISBN: 9781476602400
  • Release Date: 2013-03-25
  • Number of pages: 276
  • Author: Marc DiPaolo
  • Publisher: McFarland



When computers freeze, they are ""rebooted"" to help get things moving in the proper direction again. Similarly, legendary thinkers throughout history have argued that Christianity should start over fresh by recapturing the humanitarian spirit of Jesus' original message. These include such disparate individuals as Thomas Jefferson, Oscar Wilde, Charles Dickens, Walt Whitman, Friedrich Nietzsche, Leo Tolstoy, George Bernard Shaw, and the religious leaders of the OccupyWallStreet movement. Surprisingly enough, even classic television shows and films meant to be entertaining--Lost, Battlestar Gal.

Dying to Win

  • Filename: dying-to-win.
  • ISBN: 1588364607
  • Release Date: 2005-05-24
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Robert Pape
  • Publisher: Random House



Suicide terrorism is rising around the world, but there is great confusion as to why. In this paradigm-shifting analysis, University of Chicago political scientist Robert Pape has collected groundbreaking evidence to explain the strategic, social, and individual factors responsible for this growing threat. One of the world’s foremost authorities on the subject, Professor Pape has created the first comprehensive database of every suicide terrorist attack in the world from 1980 until today. With striking clarity and precision, Professor Pape uses this unprecedented research to debunk widely held misconceptions about the nature of suicide terrorism and provide a new lens that makes sense of the threat we face. FACT: Suicide terrorism is not primarily a product of Islamic fundamentalism. FACT: The world’s leading practitioners of suicide terrorism are the Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka–a secular, Marxist-Leninist group drawn from Hindu families. FACT: Ninety-five percent of suicide terrorist attacks occur as part of coherent campaigns organized by large militant organizations with significant public support. FACT: Every suicide terrorist campaign has had a clear goal that is secular and political: to compel a modern democracy to withdraw military forces from the territory that the terrorists view as their homeland. FACT: Al-Qaeda fits the above pattern. Although Saudi Arabia is not under American military occupation per se, one major objective of al-Qaeda is the expulsion of U.S. troops from the Persian Gulf region, and as a result there have been repeated attacks by terrorists loyal to Osama bin Laden against American troops in Saudi Arabia and the region as a whole. FACT: Despite their rhetoric, democracies–including the United States–have routinely made concessions to suicide terrorists. Suicide terrorism is on the rise because terrorists have learned that it’s effective. In this wide-ranging analysis, Professor Pape offers the essential tools to forecast when some groups are likely to resort to suicide terrorism and when they are not. He also provides the first comprehensive demographic profile of modern suicide terrorist attackers. With data from more than 460 such attackers–including the names of 333–we now know that these individuals are not mainly poor, desperate criminals or uneducated religious fanatics but are often well-educated, middle-class political activists. More than simply advancing new theory and facts, these pages also answer key questions about the war on terror: • Are we safer now than we were before September 11? • Was the invasion of Iraq a good counterterrorist move? • Is al-Qaeda stronger now than it was before September 11? Professor Pape answers these questions with analysis grounded in fact, not politics, and recommends concrete ways for today’s states to fight and prevent terrorist attacks. Military options may disrupt terrorist operations in the short term, but a lasting solution to suicide terrorism will require a comprehensive, long-term approach–one that abandons visions of empire and relies on a combined strategy of vigorous homeland security, nation building in troubled states, and greater energy independence. For both policy makers and the general public, Dying to Win transcends speculation with systematic scholarship, making it one of the most important political studies of recent time. From the Hardcover edition.

The Handbook of Psycholinguistic and Cognitive Processes

  • Filename: the-handbook-of-psycholinguistic-and-cognitive-processes.
  • ISBN: 9781136945250
  • Release Date: 2011-09-22
  • Number of pages: 872
  • Author: Jackie Guendouzi
  • Publisher: Routledge



This book includes a basic overview of areas of cognition and language processing relevant to the field of communication disorders and provides examples of theoretical approaches to problems and issues in communication disorders.

Looking for Calvin and Hobbes

  • Filename: looking-for-calvin-and-hobbes.
  • ISBN: 9781441106858
  • Release Date: 2010-08-19
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Nevin Martell
  • Publisher: A&C Black



An affectionate and revealing book about uncovering the story behind this most uncommon trio – a man, a boy and his tiger.

The Adsense Code A Strategy

  • Filename: the-adsense-code-a-strategy.
  • ISBN: 9781600377068
  • Release Date: 2010-06-01
  • Number of pages: 262
  • Author: Joel Comm
  • Publisher: Wordclay



A "New York Times" bestseller, "The AdSense Code" is now revised and updated, making it the definitive resource that reveals proven online strategies for creating passive income with Google AdSense.

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