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The Complete Internet Gamer

Author: Joe Pantuso

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated


Category: Computers

Page: 360

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Join in on an Empire blitz! Play Doom, Descent, and Command & Conquer over the Internet for free with Kali software! Demolish your enemies in a free-for-all Netrek dogfight! Attack the Empire in a Star Wars Mush! Everything you'll need to know to do all of this and much, much more is in this book. Written by four well-traveled Internet gamers, this incredible guide reveals where to find over 100 of the coolest games, what hardware and software you'll need, and where to find game magazines and the latest tips and tricks online. Conquering the universe has never been easier. This guide takes you to places you never knew existed and tells you: How to use the latest Internet technology to play commercial games over the Internet— even ones that weren't originally designed to work on the Internet! Where to find the best games — from MUDs to Web games What the complete instructions, rules, and strategies are for Netrek Where to find new games and other related software on the Internet Where to find game discussion and news groups

Confirmed Kill

Author: Nigel Cawthorne

Publisher: Simon and Schuster


Category: History

Page: 320

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HIGHLY TRAINED MARKSMEN WITH ONE GOAL — A PERFECT SHOT, A CONFIRMED KILL Elite snipers — with their deadly aim, iron nerves, killer instincts and unwavering courage — play a more critical role in modern military missions than ever before. Confirmed Kill accurately recounts the heroic actions of the world’s deadliest snipers, from the one-on-one duel between a U.S. Marine sniper and his North Vietnamese counterpart that ended with a miracle shot straight through the Vietcong soldier’s gun scope, to the shot fired from a mountain ridge in Afghanistan that dropped an unsuspecting Taliban fighter over a mile away. Confirmed Kill details the missions of the most legendary snipers: Chuck Mawhinney — Marine with 103 Vietnam War Confirmed Kills Adelbert Waldron — U.S. Record Holder with 109 Confirmed Kills Timothy Kellner — Army Sergeant with More Than 100 Confirmed Kills in Operation Iraqi Freedom Craig Harrison — British Corporal with the World-Record Kill Shot at 2,707 Yards
Performing Arts

The Phantom of the Movies' Videoscope

Author: Phantom of the Movies

Publisher: Three Rivers Press (CA)


Category: Performing Arts

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The "Phantom of the Movies", aka Joe Kane, has been avidly watching "B" movies since the 1960s and chronicling their mainstreaming over the past decade. His new book contains 3,000 reviews of thrillers and action flicks, horror, camp and comedy classics, sexploitation, sci-fi, and westerns, and incorporates exclusive celebrity interviews with genre heavyweights Gary Oldham, Jackie Chan, and Pamela Grier, and directors John Waters and Wes Craven. 100 illustrations.

Summer of the Eagle

Author: Julian Jay Savarin

Publisher: Severn House Pub Limited


Category: Fiction

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German Hauptkommissar Jens Mèuller, upset at being unable to prevent the death of the wife of a man he saved, continues after Semper and evidence that that organization was also responsible for the death of his parents.
Social Science

The Films of the Eighties

Author: William J. Palmer



Category: Social Science

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In this remarkable sequel to his Films of the Seventies: A Social History, William J. Palmer examines more than three hundred films as texts that represent, revise, parody, comment upon, and generate discussion about major events, issues, and social trends of the eighties. Palmer defines the dialectic between film art and social history, taking as his theoretical model the "holograph of history" that originated from the New Historicist theories of Hayden White and Dominick LaCapra. Combining the interests and methodologies of social history and film criticism, Palmer contends that film is a socially conscious interpreter and commentator upon the issues of contemporary social history. In the eighties, such issues included the war in Vietnam, the preservation of the American farm, terrorism, nuclear holocaust, changes in Soviet-American relations, neoconservative feminism, and yuppies. Among the films Palmer examines are Platoon, The Killing Fields, The River, Out of Africa, Little Drummer Girl, Kiss of the Spiderwoman, Silkwood, The Day After, Red Dawn, Moscow on the Hudson, Troop Beverly Hills, and Fatal Attraction. Utilizing the principles of New Historicism, Palmer demonstrates that film can analyze and critique history as well as present it.
Cheyenne Indians

Eternal Outlaw

Author: Georgina Gentry

Publisher: Zebra Books


Category: Cheyenne Indians

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A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL Kansas 1890's. Riding in Coffeyville with the notorious Dalton Gang, Johnny Logan never expected a simple bank robbery to go so murderously wrong. Limping away from the carnage, he finds himself facing death...and the devil himself. For eternal life, Johnny will agree to almost anything -- even returning to the scene of the crime every hundred years. At least until an angelic blond gives him a reason to regret his choice... AN ANGEL'S EMBRACE Kansas 1999. Angelica Newland was still smarting from a bad marriage when she took a job with Logan Enterprises and found herself swept off her feet by her darkly handsome boss, the infamous corporate lion, John Logan. But when Logan's mysterious secrets plunge her into the past with him, they begin a desperate race against time -- to reclaim Logan's soul...and the love they had found in each other's arms. "A master of the genre, " (Rendezvous) award-winning author Georgina Gentry sweeps readers into the turbulent American West with this passionate story of a man and a woman bound by desire-and destined to shatter the bonds of time...


Author: Mitch Tobin

Publisher: Fulcrum Pub


Category: Nature

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Award-winning journalist goes to the frontlines of the battle for endangered species and the desert environment.

Hunting Tactics of Peregrines and Other Falcons

Author: Dick Dekker

Publisher: Hancock House Pub Limited


Category: Nature

Page: 192

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This book describes the foraging habits and capture rates of four species of bird-hunting falcons; Peregrine, Merlin, Gyrfalcon, and Prairie Falcon. Eight of the nine study areas were situated in western Canada in widely different habitats, and the observation periods intermittently included all seasons over 44 years, 1965-2008.