Take My Advice

Take My Advice

Author: James L. Harmon

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743242875

Category: Self-Help

Page: 256

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Just in time for graduation, a smart and edgy collection of advice for young people from dozens of the most creative and visionary people on the planet. Contributors include: Camille Paglia • Wayne Koestenbaum • Jonathan Ames • Jennifer Belle • Howard Zinn • Joe Dallesandro • Bruce LaBruce • Dr. Laura Schlessinger • Tom Robbins • Judith Butler • Martha Nussbaum Horst • William S. Burroughs • Larry Niven • Veruschka • Lydia Lunch • Spalding Gray • Eileen Myles • Roger Scruton • Ken Kesey Mary Gaitskill • Richard Powers • Mark Dery • Florence King • Mark Simpson • Bob Shacochis • Joanna Scott • Quentin Crisp • Carolyn Chute • Michael Thomas Ford • Alexander Theroux • George Saunders • Charles Baxter • Ian Shoales • Fay Weldon • Bruce Benderson • Scott Russell Sanders • John Shirley • Dr. John Money • Cindy Sherman • Richard Meltzer • Gene Wolfe • Abbie Hoffman • Diane Wakowski • Richard Taylor • Bette Davis • Arthur Nersesian • Jim Harrison • Martha Gellhorn • Lucius Shepard • Dan Jenkins • Steve Stern • Murray Bookchin • John Zerzan • Maurice Vellekoop • Joel-Peter Witkin • Stewart Home • Maxx Ardman • Katharine Hepburn • Bret Lott • Lynda Barry • Alain de Botton • Mary McCarthy • Hakim Bey • Anita O'Day • Chris Kraus • R. U. Sirius • C. D. Payne W. V. Quine • Rita Dove • Robert Creeley • Valerie Martin • Paul Krassner • Alphonso Lingis • Mark Helprin • John Rechy • Ram Dass • William T. Vollmann • Bettie Page

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Take My Advice

Yours Truly, Lucy B. Parker: Take My Advice

Author: Robin Palmer

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101535790

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 224

View: 444

Lucy B. Parker has a problem. Specifically, everyone else's problems. When the advice columnist for her school paper has a little meltdown, Lucy's frister (that's friend + sister), teen superstar Laurel Moses, suggests that Lucy become the new go-to girl for advice! Lucy's not quite sure how that's going to work, considering she's usually the one asking for advice, but with the Sadie Hawkins dance coming up, it seems like everyone in her class needs some help.

Keep Your Assets. Take My Advice.

Keep Your Assets. Take My Advice.

Author: Rick Johnson, CASL, CFP, CMFC, RFC

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781440126949

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 192

View: 542

Never Fall Victim to Wall Street Again Recently, most people have been victimized by the revenue generating machine that is Wall Street. The truth is, Wall Street only cares about making the most revenue they can from you. You will learn: The 20%/65% rule of investing in both bear and bull markets. When and why to move your investments to cash. Why agency relationships and suitability are a far cry from fiduciary responsibility. How to convert your IRA to a tax-free Roth IRA using either a Home Equity Line of Credit, a Reverse Mortgage, or a Real Estate Option. A way to pay off your 30-year mortgage in ten or eleven years. How you can get rid of credit card debt in months, not years. Why segmenting your money and using principal for income may put you in a lower tax bracket. How to do a background check on your financial advisor annually. What to look out for in regard to outlandish performance claims by financial advisors. The strategies presented herein will teach you how to have a consistent process and a plan for your success. You will never again fall victim to Wall Street's shenanigans.

The Hávamál

The Hávamál

Author: D. E. Martin Clarke

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107679764

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 134

View: 542

This 1923 volume provides the entire text of the Hávamál in the original Old Norse, together with an English translation.

Humorous Wit

Humorous Wit

Author: Djamel Ouis

Publisher: Paragon Publishing

ISBN: 9781782225829

Category: Humor

Page: 872

View: 755

Humorous Wit is a new compilation of quotations in their most humoristic form. There are over 15,000 of these taken from various parts of the world, with over 1,200 of them translated into English for the first time. This book features 5,000 authors from every corner of the globe, covering a period starting before classical antiquity, when man first started to record his thoughts, to modern times, enriching the cultural heritage. This does not in any way mean that the caveman was less humorous, but the richness of the environment we live in today and the variety of subject matter contribute considerably to a refined sense of humour. Moreover, considering that chimps and other primates also possess the ability to laugh, humour may have been around longer than the human race : )

Congressional Record

Congressional Record

Author: United States. Congress


ISBN: STANFORD:36105009908984

Category: Law


View: 911

The Congressional Record is the official record of the proceedings and debates of the United States Congress. It is published daily when Congress is in session. The Congressional Record began publication in 1873. Debates for sessions prior to 1873 are recorded in The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States (1789-1824), the Register of Debates in Congress (1824-1837), and the Congressional Globe (1833-1873)

Ireland and Britain, 1798-1922

Ireland and Britain, 1798-1922

Author: Dennis Dworkin

Publisher: Hackett Publishing

ISBN: 9781603848206

Category: History

Page: 298

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The clash between Britain and Ireland--and between Catholics and Protestants within Ireland--is among the oldest and most enduring nationalist, ethnic, and religious conflicts in the modern world, rooted in the colonization of Ireland by English and Scottish Protestants in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Through fifty-six original sources, many of which have never been reprinted, this volume traces the origins and development of the conflict during the years of the legislative union between Britain and Ireland--years shaped by the rise of, and British and Irish Unionist responses to, Irish nationalism. Dworkin’s Introduction provides both a history of the conflict and a discussion of its causes; headnotes and footnotes set each selection in historical, political, and cultural context, and identify those terms and names that may be unfamiliar to modern readers. A map, a glossary, a chronology of events, and a select bibliography are included, as are an index and several contemporary illustrations.

Colloquial Urdu

Colloquial Urdu

Author: Tej K Bhatia

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781134779703

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 333

View: 877

Colloquial Urdu is easy to use and completely up-to-date. Written by experienced teachers for self-study or class-use, the course offers you a step-by-step approach to spoken and written Urdu.

Colloquial Hindi

Colloquial Hindi

Author: Tej K. Bhatia

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9780415419567

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 346

View: 665

Specially written by an experienced teacher for self-study or class use, the course offers a step-by-step approach to written and spoken Hindi. No prior knowledge of the language is required. This new edition features extended advice and information on Hindi scripts, in particular Devangari.