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  • booksreddit.com:Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

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    I often see in fantasy a person being “x moons old” or “x summers old”. Has this ever been the case in real life? When did it become standard to refer to someone as “x years old”?
    Folklore! The very word captures the imagination and sends the mind on flights of fancy. Dragons, ogres, witches, elves, and heroes and heroines, all featured in legend and folktales, known to anyone who had a story read to them as a child or who saw a film adapted from these tales. And yet, oral traditions and the beliefs they reflect, as well as the customs and magical practices of pre-industrial Europe, are poorly understood by many because this is the realm of the folk, removed from the w… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Master Techniques: The Essential Guard (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Master Techniques...

    Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Master Techniques: The Essential Guard (Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Master Techniques…

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    Which video content to choose?
    The nuances of the guard, the most important position in jiu-jitsu, are covered in this instructional guide that teaches practitioners how to put up an impenetrable defense to any opponent. Showing how a myriad of techniques originate in the guard, including sweeps, reversals, and submissions, these drills demonstrate how small changes in hip position and weight distribution can make the difference between success and failure in submission combat. Extraordinarily detailed with tips from leadi…


  • booksreddit.com:Guided Destiny

    Guided Destiny

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    I began writing Guided Destiny as a form of therapy to help me to cope with the loss of my son. I wanted to remember every aspect of his remarkable life and the journey he took us on. Never before had I met someone so astonishing. To be his parent was a true honor. The first days of writing were filled with tears. Then as the days progressed I felt as if we were reliving his life together. What I did not expect to happen were the words that appeared on the paper. Words, that were not mine, wo…


  • booksreddit.com:Thrill Murray (coloring book)

    Thrill Murray (coloring book)

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    Be it in Ghostbusters, Lost in Translation, lost in translation or now, Moonrise Kingdom Bill Murray has become a favorite of the modern screen, the heartbeat of any DVD collection This a collection of images, assembled in a coloring book inspired by the great man himself. Color him in, you can even go outside the lines. “Thrill Murray fills us with so much joy. Is that a better name than any book on your bookshelf? Yes, yes it is.” Atlantic Wire “Belly Kids have announced a great new Bill…


  • booksreddit.com:Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

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    Folklore! The very word captures the imagination and sends the mind on flights of fancy. Dragons, ogres, witches, elves, and heroes and heroines, all featured in legend and folktales, known to anyone who had a story read to them as a child or who saw a film adapted from these tales. And yet, oral traditions and the beliefs they reflect, as well as the customs and magical practices of pre-industrial Europe, are poorly understood by many because this is the realm of the folk, removed from the w…


  • booksreddit.com:Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    Introduction to Folklore: Traditional Studies in Europe and Elsewhere

    1790

    Folklore! The very word captures the imagination and sends the mind on flights of fancy. Dragons, ogres, witches, elves, and heroes and heroines, all featured in legend and folktales, known to anyone who had a story read to them as a child or who saw a film adapted from these tales. And yet, oral traditions and the beliefs they reflect, as well as the customs and magical practices of pre-industrial Europe, are poorly understood by many because this is the realm of the folk, removed from the w…


  • booksreddit.com:Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength (Second Edition)

    Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength (Second Edition)

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    When and how was the recommended routine created?
    Overcoming Gravity 2nd Edition information for Table of Contents, Introduction, Chapter 1, and Charts are available on stevenlow.org. Commonly referred to by readers as an “exercise Bible,” Overcoming Gravity is a comprehensive guide that provides a gold mine of information for gymnastics and bodyweight strength training within its nearly 600 pages. Steven Low takes the reader on a journey through logically constructing a strength-oriented bodyweight workout routine. With a highly systemati…


  • booksreddit.com:Daniels' Running Formula-3rd Edition

    Daniels’ Running Formula-3rd Edition

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    Get in the best shape of your running career with the help of Daniels’ Running Formula, the book that Runner’s World magazine calls the best training book. Premier running coach Jack Daniels provides you with his legendary VDOT formula to guide you through training at exactly the right intensity to run stronger, longer, and faster. Choose a program to get in shape, target a race program, or regain conditioning after layoff or injury. Train for competition with programs for 800 meters, 1500…


  • booksreddit.com:Jiu-Jitsu University

    Jiu-Jitsu University

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    Is there a white belt video instructional anywhere? In my gym we’re just thrown in the deep end without really being told what to do and relying on rolling and other members to give you tips during or after a roll.
    Saulo Ribeiro—six-time Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion—is world-renowned for his functional jiu-jitsu knowledge and flawless technique. In Jiu-Jitsu University, Ribeiro shares with the public for the first time his revolutionary system of grappling, mapping out more than 200 techniques that carry you from white to black belt. Illuminating common jiu-jitsu errors and then illustrating practical remedies, this book is a must for all who train in jiu-jitsu. Not your run-of-the-mill technique …


  • booksreddit.com:Every Great Chess Player Was Once a Beginner

    Every Great Chess Player Was Once a Beginner

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    It’s amazing how accurate they were about gaming in the future
    Text and diagrams introduce the pieces and moves of chess for the beginning player.


  • booksreddit.com:What it Feels Like

    What it Feels Like

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    Exactly what it says on the tin: short, first-hand accounts of what it actually feels like to walk on the moon or be struck by lightning; to participate in an orgy or be shot in the head; to be 7’6″ tall, or be bitten by a shark…Just taking a stab here, but in all likelihood, you’ve never walked on the moon. You’ve probably never won a Nobel prize, been swept up in a tornado, gone over Niagara Falls in a barrel, or been mauled by a ferocious animal. Not to worry. We’re here to help. Thanks …


  • booksreddit.com:Mig Pilot: The Final Escape of Lt. Belenko

    Mig Pilot: The Final Escape of Lt. Belenko

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    I was so blown away by this book I had to meet Viktor in person and now count him as a personal friend. The book is factual in every respect and is difficult to put down once started. John Barron is an excellent author and did a first class job of writing Viktor’s story. In addition to an exciting escape story it reveals why the Soviet Union had to collapse of its own ineptitude, deceit, and corruption. It details humorous incidents such as army pilots’ mess-hall riots due to bad food. Mig Pi…


  • booksreddit.com:Mig Pilot: The Final Escape of Lt. Belenko

    Mig Pilot: The Final Escape of Lt. Belenko

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    An amazed Boris Yeltsin doing his unscheduled visit to a Randall’s supermarket in Houston, Texas, 1990. [1024 × 639]
    I was so blown away by this book I had to meet Viktor in person and now count him as a personal friend. The book is factual in every respect and is difficult to put down once started. John Barron is an excellent author and did a first class job of writing Viktor’s story. In addition to an exciting escape story it reveals why the Soviet Union had to collapse of its own ineptitude, deceit, and corruption. It details humorous incidents such as army pilots’ mess-hall riots due to bad food. Mig Pi… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength

    Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength

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    Update: The 2nd Edition of Overcoming Gravity is available on Amazon! Click on the above link to the new edition or Amazon search for the ISBN “0990873854” or for “Overcoming Gravity Second Edition” The first edition is not available for purchase anymore. Overcoming Gravity: A Systematic Approach to Gymnastics and Bodyweight Strength is a 542 page comprehensive guide to the most overlooked, yet most powerful elements of strength training. In this book, Steven Low takes the reader on a jour…


  • booksreddit.com:Make Us Dream: The Story of Liverpool's 2013/14 Season

    Make Us Dream: The Story of Liverpool’s 2013/14 Season

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    Liverpool’s 2013/14 campaign was no ordinary football season. It was the season when everything changed. A year of hope, fantasy, adventure; where joyous reclamation met crushing disappointment and won. A season defined by many individuals, moments, goals and memories. A time when the brand of heroic and daring football – and footballers – that seemed consigned to the sepia toned era of the game’s past returned. It was a season when millions of Liverpool supporters dared to dream again. A…


  • booksreddit.com:Getting Into Medical School: The Ultimate Guide for the Anxious Premed

    Getting Into Medical School: The Ultimate Guide for the Anxious Premed

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    So, you want to be a doctor? The Ultimate Guide for the Anxious Premed is the best resource out there for any medical school applicant, regardless of where they are in the process. This publication will guide you through every step of the application process: from your first day of undergraduate classes to the day you matriculate in medical school. Along the way, you will learn how to build a competitive resume during your undergraduate years, and learn some great study tips for the MCAT. You…


  • booksreddit.com:Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

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    After Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel, was Thomas Jefferson still friends with or correspond with him afterwards?
    A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Elli… more about book…


  • booksreddit.com:Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton

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    A New York Times Bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton!Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation.In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Elli…


  • booksreddit.com:The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf

    The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf

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    The perfect golfing gift: A book that is a complete, working 9-hole miniature golf course, with miniature golf balls and putter included. The first book you can play through. The book that’s a true original. Featuring nine themed courses, from pirates to dinosaurs to the classic windmill, The Miniature Book of Miniature Golf celebrates the silliness and the golf-for-everyone! attitude of Putt-Putt. Each page in the book is a cleverly designed hole, modeled on real mini golf courses. Tap the b…


  • booksreddit.com:Advanced Marathoning - 2nd Edition

    Advanced Marathoning – 2nd Edition

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    Shave minutes off your time using the latest in science-based training for serious runners. Advanced Marathoning has all the information you need to train smarter, remain injury free, and arrive on the start line ready to run the marathon of your life. Including marathon-pace runs and tempo runs, Advanced Marathoning provides only the most effective methods of training. You’ll learn how to complement your running workouts with strength, core, flexibility, and form training; implement cutting…