Ted Williams defined excellence in whatever he took on. Whether he was playing left field in the major leagues, or flying an airplane, Williams would not settle for second-best. He played 21 seasons with the Boston Red Sox in a career interrupted two times by service as a Marine Corps pilot. He is widely considered one of the greatest hitters in baseball, was a two-time American League MVP, and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 1941, he batted over .400 in a single season and no one has touched the record since. Ironically, Williams attributes the secret of his success to ´pure luck.´ Here, Williams is interviewed in Boston during All-Star Week by Ann Liguori, award-winning luminary in sports broadcasting with a celebrated career that spans two decades. Liguori has interviewed some of the most legendary sports personalities, drawing out their success stories, their opinions on a variety of issues, and their love of the game. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ann Liguori. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/made/000307/sp_made_000307_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
William Faulkner was the greatest American novelist of the 20th century, yet he lived a life marked by a pervasive sense of failure. Throughout his career, he remained haunted by his inability to master a series of personal and professional challenges: his less-than-heroic military career; the loss of his brother in an airplane crash; a disappointing stint as a Hollywood screenwriter; and a destructive bout with alcoholism. In this imaginative biography, Philip Weinstein - a leading authority on the great novelist - targets Faulkner´s embattled sense of self as central to both his life and his work. Weinstein shows how Faulkner´s troubled interactions with time, place, and history - with antebellum practices and racial division - take on their fullest meanings in his fiction. Exploring the resonance of his own unpreparedness, Faulkner invented a singular language that captured human consciousness under stress as never before. Becoming Faulkner joins Faulkner´s life and art in a bold new way, giving listeners a full vantage from which to better understand this 20th-century literary genius. Weinstein shows how Faulkner´s troubled interactions with time, place, and history - with antebellum practices and southern heritage - form a pattern that played out over the course of his entire life. At the same time, these incidents take on their fullest meanings in his fiction. It was in meditating on his failures, his own unreadiness, Weinstein argues, that Faulkner came up with his singular language, one that captured human consciousness under stress as never before. His fruitless striving catapulted American literature to a new level of sophistication. Narrating the events that comprised Faulkner´s life, biographers have long struggled to depict his personal complexity, the paradoxes that shaped his decisions and dogged his relationships. But without a consideration of the writing as well, the troubles in the life fail to reveal their deeper resonance. By... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Edoardo Ballerini. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/008269/bk_adbl_008269_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the midst of a wartime evacuation, a British airplane crashes on or near an isolated island in a remote region of the Pacific Ocean. The only survivors are boys in their middle childhood or preadolescence. Two boys - the fair-haired Ralph and an overweight, bespectacled boy nicknamed ´´Piggy´´ - find a conch, which Ralph uses as a horn to convene all the survivors to one area. Ralph is optimistic, believing that grown-ups will come to rescue them but Piggy realizes the need to organize: (´´put first things first and act proper´´). Because Ralph appears responsible for bringing all the survivors together, he immediately commands some authority over the other boys and is quickly elected their ´´chief´´. He does not receive the votes of the members of a boys´ choir, led by the red-headed Jack Merridew, although he allows the choir boys to form a separate clique of hunters. Ralph establishes three primary policies: to have fun, to survive, and to constantly maintain a smoke signal that could alert passing ships to their presence on the island and thus rescue them. The boys establish a form of democracy by declaring that whoever holds the conch shall also be able to speak at their formal gatherings and receive the attentive silence of the larger group. Jack organizes his choir into a hunting party responsible for discovering a food source. Ralph, Jack, and a quiet, dreamy boy named Simon soon form a loose triumvirate of leaders with Ralph as the ultimate authority. Upon inspection of the island, the three determine that it has fruit and wild pigs for food. The boys also use Piggy´s spectacles to create a fire. Though he is Ralph´s only real confidant, Piggy is quickly made into an outcast by his fellow ´´biguns´´ (older boys) and becomes an unwilling source of laughs for the other children while being hated by Jack. Simon, in addition to supervising the project of constructing shelters, feels an instinctive need to protect the ´´littluns´´ (younger boys). 1. Language: English. Narrator: JD Kelly. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/099043/bk_acx0_099043_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Mit We Sing Pop! gehört die Bühne Ihnen!Das Spiel aus der beliebten We Sing Reihe, serviert 30 erstklassige Hits, die das Herz eines jeden Pop- und Karaoke-Fans höher schlagen lassen. Greifen Sie zum Mikro und tauchen Sie ein in die schillernde Welt des Pop!01. Abba - Mamma Mia02. Alan Walker - Faded03. Avicii - Hey Brother04. B-52s - Love Shack05. Bastille - Pompeii06. B.o.B ft. Hayley Williams - Airplanes07. Bruno Mars - Just the Way You Are08. Calvin Harris - Summer09. Calvin Harris & The Disciples - How Deep Is Your Love10. Christine & the Queens - Tilted11. Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne - Rather Be12. Clean Bandit ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie - Rockabye13. Coldplay - Adventure Of A lifetime14. Coldplay ft. Beyoncé - Hymn For The Weekend15. Ellie Goulding - Burn16. George Ezra - Budapest17. George Michael - Faith18. Jason Derulo - Want To Want Me19. Jonas Blue ft. JP Cooper - Perfect Strangers20. Kygo ft. Conrad Sewell - Firestone21. Lorde - Green Light22. Meghan Trainor - All About That Bass23. Nico and Vinz - Am I Wrong?24. OutKast - Hey Ya!25. Queen - I Want To Break Free26. Scissor Sisters - I Dont Feel Like Dancin27. Sia ft. Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills28. The Chainsmokers & Coldplay - Something Just Like This29. Wham! - Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go30. Zara Larsson - Lush Life
Retrouvez ici 83 chansons de groupes et artistes actuels tels que Vampire Week-end, MGMT, The Editors, Phoenix, The XX ou encore Kings Of Leon.Partitions pour guitare (symboles et grilles d´accords) avec les paroles complètes.Inclus des photos en noir & blanc de certains artistes.Titres :Acts Of Man [Midlake]Airplanes [B.o.B.] [Williams, Hayley]Airplanes [Local Natives]Ambling Alp [Yeasayer]Animal [Snow, Miike]Animal Arithmetic [Jónsi]Best Friend [Drums, The]Black & Blue [Snow, Miike]Bloodbuzz Ohio [National, The]Born Again [RPA & The United Nations Of Sound]Celestica [Crystal Castles]Closer To The Edge [Thirty Seconds To Mars]Compliments [Band Of Horses]Cousins [Vampire Weekend]Crossfire [Flowers, Brandon]Crystalised [xx, The]Dead American Writers [Tired Pony]Death [White Lies]Death By Diamonds And Pearls [Band Of Skulls]Devil’s Spoke [Marling, Laura]Die By The Drop [Dead Weather, The]Dominos [Big Pink, The]Don’t Stop Believin’ [Journey]Doubt [Delphic]Do-Wah-Doo [Nash, Kate]Drumming Song [Florence + The Machine]Drunk Girls [LCD Soundsystem]Echoes [Klaxons]Eclipse (All Yours) [Metric]Empire State Of Mind [Jay-Z] [Keys, Alicia]Fader [Temper Trap, The]Fool’s Day [Blur]Giving Up The Gun [Vampire Weekend]Green Grass [I Am Arrows]Guns And Horses [Goulding, Ellie]He Doesn’t Know Why [Fleet Foxes]Hurricane J [Hold Steady, The]I Felt Stupid [Drums, The]Islands [xx, The]It’s Working [MGMT]Ivy & Gold [Bombay Bicycle Club]Just Be Good To Green [Professor Green] [Allen, Lily]Kiss Of Life [Friendly Fires]Lisztomania [Phoenix]Little Girl [Danger Mouse & Sparkle Horse]Little Lion Man [Mumford & Sons]Love The Way You Lie [Eminem] [Rihanna]Many Of Horror (When We Collide) [Clyro, Biffy]Miami [Foals]MY KZ, UR BF [Everything Everything]New Fang [Them Crooked Vultures]Notion [Kings of Leon]O.N.E. [Yeasayer]Papillon [Editors]Paris [Friendly Fires]Percussion Gun [White Rabbits]Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up) [Florence + The Machine]Revelry [Kings of Leon]She Said [Plan B]Skinny Little Bitch [Hole]Sometime Around Midnight [The Airborne Toxic Event]Standing On The Shore [Empire Of The Sun]Starry Eyed [Goulding, Ellie]Stay Too Long [Plan B]Sweet Disposition [Temper Trap, The]Take Over The World [The Courteeners]The Captain [Clyro, Biffy]The Cave [Mumford & Sons]The Fixer [Pearl Jam]The Ghost Inside [Broken Bells]The High Road [Broken Bells]The Reeling [Passion Pit]The Road [Turner, Frank]This Orient [Foals]Tighten Up [Black Keys, The]Velvet [Big Punk, The]Wake Up The Nation [Weller, Paul]Wheels [Foo Fighters]Wild Young Hearts [Noisettes]Witchcraft [Pendulum]XXXO [M.I.A.]You Overdid It Doll [Courteeners, The]Zebra [Beach House]
DescriptionGuitar Cheat Sheets: Top Hits - 44 Mega-Hits In Musical Shorthand The Hal Leonard Cheat Sheets series includes lyrics, chord frames, and rhythm tab cut-to-the-chase notation to make playing easier than ever! Songlist21 Guns [Green Day]Airplanes [B.o.B.] [Williams, Hayley]All The Right Moves [OneRepublic]Apologize [Timbaland] [OneRepublic]Are You Gonna Be My Girl [Jet]Baby [Bieber, Justin] [Ludacris]Bad Day [Powter, Daniel]Bad Romance [Lady Gaga]Best Of You [Foo Fighters]Black Horse And The Cherry Tree [Tunstall, KT]Bubbly [Caillat, Colbie]Clocks [Coldplay]Come On Get Higher [Nathanson, Matt]Crazy [Barkley, Gnarls]Drops Of Jupiter (Tell Me) [Train]Fireflies [Owl City]Gives You Hell [All-American Rejects, The]Heaven [Los Lonely Boys]Hero Of War [Rise Against]Hey, Soul Sister [Train]How To Save A Life [Fray, The]I Gotta Feeling [Black Eyes Peas, The]If You Only Knew Me [Shinedown]It´s Not My Time [3 Doors Down]Just The Way You Are [Mars, Bruno]Life After You [Daughtry]Lips Of An Angel [Hinder]Lucky [Mraz, Jason] [Caillat, Colbie]Makes Me Wonder [Maroon 5]Mercy [Duffy]Mr. Brightside [Killers, The]Need You Now [Lady Antebellum]New Divide [Linkin Park]Sex On Fire [Kings of Leon]Sugar, We´re Goin´ Down [Fall Out Boy]Take Me Out [Franz Ferdinand]Toes [Zac Brown Band]Use Somebody [Kings of Leon]Viva La Vida [Coldplay]What About Now [Daughtry]What Hurts The Most [Flatts, Rascal]When You´re Gone [Lavigne, Avril]You Belong With Me [Swift, Taylor]You´re Beautiful [Blunt, James]
The author´s second book of poetry as Othniel Poole, Chapel of Green Stone: Verse for Walking and Talking, was written between 2015 and 2018. Like his previous poetry collection Ezekiel & Meytu: Fanciful Songs and Songs of the Book, there are poems about animals. ´´Unicycle University´´ is a poem about a college for unicorns. ´´The Checkered Ant´´ describes a colony of ants on an airplane. There are also poems about historical figures such as poets William Blake and Hermas. But the majority of this book is verse about walking and talking, exploring the modern landscape in a variety of styles. These are poems for the wanderer, the dreamer, the watchman, and the sentry. About the Author: Othniel Poole lives near Melbourne, Australia. He loves visiting Australia´s national parks, writing, music, and bushwalking. This is his seventh book. ´´Local places in Australia inspired me for some poems, my brothers inspired me, and the book is dedicated to them. My faith in God inspired me. Poetical heroes like William Blake and Hermas inspired me.´´
Created by Irving Brecher, The Life of Riley starred William Bendix as Brooklyn-born Chester A. Riley, a family man who worked as an airplane riveter at the fictional Cunningham Aircraft plant in California. The stories were usually set at home, with Riley cheerfully disrupting life with his malapropisms and ill-timed intervention into minor problems. His stock answer to every turn of fate ´´what a revoltin´ development this is!” became a popular catchphrase. Paula Winslowe was Riley´s wife, Peg; John Brown doubled as undertaker ´´Digger´´ O´Dell and as Riley´s co-worker, Jim Gillis; Tommy Cook, Bobby Ellis and Scotty Beckett each played the role of Riley’s son, Junior; and Sharon Douglas played Riley’s daughter, Babs. Alan Reed (the voice of Fred Flintstone) played multiple characters, including Riley´s boss, Mr. Stevenson and Peg´s father. Whereas Gillis gave Riley bad advice that got him into trouble, Digger gave him good advice that ´´helped him out of a hole.´´ The Life of Riley aired on radio from 1944 until 1951 making a successful transition to television in 1949. Due to a contract dispute, Bendix couldn’t initially play Riley on television so the role went to Jackie Gleason. In 1953, William Bendix was free to star as Riley on the small screen and continued with it until 1958. 10/5/46 ´´Good Neighbor Week” 12/28/46 ´´New Year’s Eve” 3/29/47 ´´The New Chair” 4/5/47 ´´Accused of Being a Child Beater” 4/12/47 ´´Is Peg Cheating?” 4/19/47 ´´Riley Thinks Junior Is a Coward” 5/3/47 ´´Launching Babs into Society” 5/10/47 ´´Mother’s Day Show” 6/7/47 ´´Courting Peg at Camp” 6/14/47 ´´Soap Box Derby” 6/28/47 ´´Vacation Without the Wives” 7/5/47 ´´Riley Thinks Peg Is Leaving Him” 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/010758/bk_brll_010758_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
´´We´re losing him!´´ came a frantic voice over the headset. ´´I´m still here,´´ the pilot insisted. ´´We´re losing...´´ the voice cut out and then there was silence. ´´Control, do you read me? Control?´´ the pilot was panicking. There was no answer. Suddenly flames burst out all around him. The last thing he remembered was reaching for the eject switch, before his thoughts devolved into an inky black void. The mysterious pilot was brought into the military hospital unconscious. The base didn´t know who he was. Some thought he was an alien, some thought he was a Russian spy all because of the unknown, yet highly advanced airplane he was flying at the time of his crash. When the pilot awakes, he has amnesia. He gradually gets his memory back only to find that he is not only in the wrong place, he is also in the wrong time. 1. Language: English. Narrator: William Mark Woelfle. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/078934/bk_acx0_078934_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Frank W. Abagnale, alias Frank Williams, Robert Conrad, Frank Adams, and Robert Monjo, was one of the most daring con men, forgers, imposters, and escape artists in history. In his brief but notorious criminal career, Abagnale donned a pilot´s uniform and copiloted a Pan Am jet, masqueraded as the supervising resident of a hospital, practiced law without a license, passed himself off as a college sociology professor, and cashed over $2.5 million in forged checks, all before he was 21. Known by the police of 26 foreign countries and all 50 states as ´´The Skywayman´´, Abagnale lived a sumptuous life on the lam - until the law caught up with him. Now recognized as the nation´s leading authority on financial foul play, Abagnale is a charming rogue whose hilarious, stranger-than-fiction international escapades and ingenious escapes - including one from an airplane - make Catch Me If You Can an irresistible tale of deceit. It´s also a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Barrett Whitener. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/000561/bk_blak_000561_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.