Dancing Bear

Download or Read eBook Dancing Bear PDF written by James Crumley and published by Vintage Crime/Black Lizard. This book was released on 2016-04-20 with total page 240 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Dancing Bear

Book Synopsis Dancing Bear by : James Crumley

Detective Milo Dragovitch spends too much time boozing until he gets caught up in a case involving two-bit criminals and an old lady on the run. His friends call him Milo. No one has ever called him Bud except his father, long dead, and now Sarah Weddington, stirring painful memoires and offering him his first case since he abandoned his private practice and took a job marking time on the night shift for Haliburton Security. The case seems almost too easy, hardly worth the large fee, just to satisfy this old woman's curiosity. But things are soon exploding all over the place and Milo is turning up grenades, machine guns, a kilo of marijuana and a bag of coke . . . and suddenly Milo is on the run.

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  • Publisher – Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Total Pages – 240
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781101973561
  • ISBN-13 – 1101973560

The Dancing Bear

Download or Read eBook The Dancing Bear PDF written by Ron McDole and published by U of Nebraska Press. This book was released on 2018-10 with total page 297 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Dancing Bear

Book Synopsis The Dancing Bear by : Ron McDole

From the early sixties to the late seventies, defensive end Ron McDole experienced football's golden age from inside his old‑school, two‑bar helmet. During an eighteen‑year pro career, McDole--nicknamed "The Dancing Bear"--played in over 250 games, including two AFL Championships with the Buffalo Bills and one NFL Championship with the Washington Redskins. A cagey and deceptively agile athlete, McDole wreaked havoc on football's best offenses as part of a Bills defensive line that held opponents without a rushing touchdown for seventeen straight games. His twelve interceptions remain a pro record for defensive ends. Traded by the Bills in 1970, he was given new life in Washington as one of the most famous members of George Allen's game‑smart veterans known as "The Over‑the‑Hill Gang." Through it all, McDole was known and loved by teammates and foes alike for his knowledge and skill on the field and his ability to have fun off it. In The Dancing Bear McDole the storyteller traces his life from his humble beginnings in Toledo, Ohio, to his four years at the University of Nebraska, his marriage to high school sweetheart Paula, and his long, accomplished professional career. He recounts the days when a pro football player needed an off‑season job to pay the bills and teams had to drive around in buses to find a city park in which to practice. The old AFL and NFL blitz back to life through McDole's straightforward stories of time when the game was played more for love and glory than for money.

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  • Publisher – U of Nebraska Press
  • Total Pages – 297
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781496212627
  • ISBN-13 – 1496212622

Boysna the Austrian Dancing Bear

Download or Read eBook Boysna the Austrian Dancing Bear PDF written by Jo-Anne McGee and published by AuthorHouse. This book was released on 2012-07-28 with total page 179 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Boysna the Austrian Dancing Bear

Book Synopsis Boysna the Austrian Dancing Bear by : Jo-Anne McGee

The perspective of the non Christian in a subculture society during 1971 experimenting with alternative life styles, music, and hallucinating drugs were prevalent, it was Libbys desire to write from their emotional perspective and capture this time in history whereby the cold war with Russia created a dooms day cataclysmic effect on the minds of a subculture generation who grew up to turn on and drop out a generation waiting for the next shoe to fall as Nikita Khrushchev had pounded the podium with his shoe at the UN in 1958 and then the Bay of Pigs where they awaited John F. Kennedys decision as to whether we would go to nuclear war in 1961 with Cuba whose allies were with Russia. At that time this subculture generation lived by their own rules some grew to adulthood without changing, some did change. There was no nuclear bomb to this day and time which fell on humankind but a great deal of testing of nuclear bombs in the waters of the earth was done.

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  • Publisher – AuthorHouse
  • Total Pages – 179
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  • ISBN-10 – 1477256717
  • ISBN-13 – 9781477256718

DIDO THE DANCING BEAR - a Children's Story abou Dido the Bear

Download or Read eBook DIDO THE DANCING BEAR - a Children's Story abou Dido the Bear PDF written by Richard Barnum and published by Abela Publishing Ltd. This book was released on 2020-06-02 with total page 112 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
DIDO THE DANCING BEAR - a Children's Story abou Dido the Bear

Book Synopsis DIDO THE DANCING BEAR - a Children's Story abou Dido the Bear by : Richard Barnum

In the woods, on top of a mountain, in a far-off country there once lived a family of nice bears. The author calls them nice bears, for they were. Of course they had long claws, and sharp teeth, but they never bit anyone, or scratched anyone, because there was no-one living in that part of the woods who bothered them, or shot at them or teased them. The bears lived quietly by themselves in a den amongst the rocks. It was a nice, cosy, warm place. In this den lived five bears. There was Mr. Bear, the papa, and Mrs. Bear, the mother, and there were three little bear cubs. One little bear was named Gruffo, because he had such a deep, gruff voice, though it was not at all cross. And another bear was named Muffo, because he had such big, soft furry paws that when he folded them together it looked just as if he were carrying a muff. And there was the smallest of the three, called Dido. Now, in this book, the author is going to tell twelve of the adventures Dido had. They are: I Dido Cuts Up II Dido Is Caught III Dido Is Trained IV Dido Learns To Dance V Dido Crosses The Ocean VI Dido In The Country VII Dido Meets Don VIII Dido Helps A Girl IX Dido In The Bakery X Dido Scares A Man XI Dido In The Circus XII Dido In A Fire In all nursery literature animals have played a conspicuous part; and the reason is obvious, for nothing entertains a child more than the antics of an animal. These stories abound in amusing incidents such as children adore and the characters are so full of life, so appealing to a child's imagination, that none will be satisfied until they have met all of their favorites- Squinty, Slicko, Mappo, and the rest. 10% of the profit from the sale of this book will be donated to charities. Yesterday’s Books for Today’s Charities. ============= KEYWORDS/TAGS: Dido the dancing bear, animal, fairy tales, folklore, myths, legends, bears, forest, glade, storyteller, fables, children’s stories, children’s fiction, action, adventure, bakery, barn, Bear, bears, berries, Blackie, brass, buns, cage, caught, chains, child, children, circus, claws, collar, dancing, dog, Don, elephant, efalent, ephalent, escape, fire, fish, forest, funny, George, Gruffo, hand-organ, home, honey, horn, horses, hungry, Jacko, jolly, keeper, lake, Mama, master, monkey, mountain, Muffo, music, nice, ocean, papa, paws, pennies, rocks, runaway, ship, smell, soldier, somersaults, stable, sugar, sun, sweet, tame, teeth, telegraph, Tom, trap, traveled, traveled, tree, tricks, wagon, water, wild, woods,

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  • Publisher – Abela Publishing Ltd
  • Total Pages – 112
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  • ISBN-10 – 9788835390220
  • ISBN-13 – 8835390222

Dancing Bears

Download or Read eBook Dancing Bears PDF written by Witold Szabłowski and published by Text Publishing. This book was released on 2018-02-26 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
Dancing Bears

Book Synopsis Dancing Bears by : Witold Szabłowski

'One of the truest and most beautiful things I've read.’ Tim Flannery I used to bottle-feed my father’s two bears. When my son was born, they were kept together. There were plenty of times when I got it wrong—the baby drank from the bear’s bottle, and the bear from his. So when they fired me from the collective farm, I knew one thing: if I wanted to go on living, I had to find a bear. A brilliant, funny and heartbreaking account of people in formerly Communist countries who are nostalgic for how they used to live. For hundreds of years, Bulgarian Gypsies trained bears to dance, welcoming them into their families and taking them on the road to perform. In the early 2000s, after the fall of Communism, they were forced to release the bears into a wildlife refuge. But, even today, whenever the bears see a human, they still get up on their hind legs to dance. In the tradition of Ryszard Kapuściński, award-winning Polish journalist Witold Szablowski tells remarkable stories of people throughout Eastern Europe and in Cuba who, like Bulgaria’s dancing bears, are now free but long for when they were not. He describes hitchhiking through Kosovo as it declares independence, arguing with the guides at the Stalin Museum, and sleeping in London’s Victoria Station alongside a homeless Polish woman. Dancing Bears is a fascinating portrait of social and economic upheaval, and a lesson in the challenges of freedom and the seductions of authoritarian rule. Witold Szablowski is an award-winning Polish journalist. His 2013 book about Turkey, The Assassin from Apricot City, won the Beata Pawlak Award and an English PEN award, and was nominated for the Nike Award, Poland’s most prestigious book prize. Antonia Lloyd-Jones is a leading translator from Polish, and has twice won the Found in Translation Award. She is a mentor for the UK’s Emerging Translators’ Mentorship Programme, and a former co-chair of the Translators Association. ‘Heartrending...A sharply drawn account of people in “newly free societies” who long for life to be the same as it was in the unfree past...Connected by the allegory of performing bears, Szabłowski’s melancholy personality studies underscore freedom’s challenges and the seductions of authoritarian rule.’ Publishers Weekly ‘Elegantly pulling together the varied threads, Szabłowski combines personal histories, letting his interviewee do the talking, with a unique storytelling device. As a result, Dancing Bears is both a compelling social history and a stunning example of literary journalism.’ AU Review ‘Polish journalist Witold Szabłowski uncovers life after communism with a curious, humorous and, at times, tender account of regular folk struggling to come to terms with the new world.’ Adelaide Review ‘Witold Szabłowski is a born storyteller. His reports from the post-Communist world read like fairy-tales with the stench of reality. Absurd, darkly funny, compassionate, his book is a literary jewel.’Ian Buruma ‘Mixing bold journalism with bolder allegories, Mr Szablowski teaches us with witty persistence that we must desire freedom rather than simply expect it.’Timothy Snyder ‘Utterly original...Provokes a far-reaching and unresolved conversation about what freedom might really mean.’ New York Times Book Review ‘Fascinating.’ Otago Daily Times ‘A compelling and nuanced portrait of the push between the freedoms of modernity and nostalgia for the old communist system...[Szablowski ] displays the qualities of a top-notch reporter: an eye for telling detail and – inherent sympathy for his subject.’ Australian ‘Riveting.’ Overland

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  • Publisher – Text Publishing
  • Total Pages – 256
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781925626407
  • ISBN-13 – 1925626407