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Book Review - Simply Fly

I just finished reading the book 'Simply fly' by Captain G. R. Gopinath and was fascinated by his ventures. From a Captain to a farmer to an airways owner (strikes a note similar to the movie Gladiator), the book does not bore once. Early Days Capt Gopinath was born in a remote village of Karnataka called Gorur. He saw early success in his career when he aced the Sainik school examination. Post Sainik school, he sat for UPSC and joined the NDA. He took part in the 1971 Bangladesh war as an intelligent officer initially and later got into the centre of action as a gun position officer (GPO).

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Euphoria

Three anthropologists form a circumstantial friendship in the 1930s while studying tribes in Papua, New Guinea. American Nell Stone (who is inspired by Margaret Mead) already has a best selling book on natives of the Solomon Islands. Nell's Australian husband, Fen, is jealous of her success, and is often reproachful and competitive. He is desperate to make a name for himself, and, instead of collaborating with Nell, he keeps his work hidden. However, Fen admits to a genuine regard for his wife's Three anthropologists form a circumstantial friendship in the 1930s while studying tribes in Papua, New Guinea.

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Chicken Boy

A flat rating of two stars may come up short of what I'd like to give this book. I'm not sure that I would rate Chicken Boy as two and a half stars, but I would probably at least consider it. When attempting to write a book in a first-person voice noticeably accented by the verbiage and tonal flow of a particular geographic region, I think it's nearly always the writer's goal to get the reader to hear the accent in his or her head. Certain words or phrases can help achieve this effect; in Chick A flat rating of two stars may come up short of what I'd like to give this book.

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Wonderbook: Book of Spells Review

When Wonderbook: Book of Spells was first revealed at E3 2012, it wasn’t really something that entertained everyone. But for Sony, it was important, because it’s something that would clearly get them more hardware sales since it is targeted a specific audience that loves such products. You know those augmented reality cards right? Dull and worthless, but spring to life under a camera? This is the same but it’s now a book, and as the name implies, it allows you to use augmented reality to explore magical worlds which, frankly surprised me, considering how ingenious it was.

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Video Lessons from GOLF Magazine's The Best Driving Instruction Book Ever!

Don't miss "The Best Driving Instruction Book Ever!, the fifth in GOLF Magazine's popular series of improvement manuals. The book is available here or at your favorite bookstore. With it - and the bonus videos below - you can make the game easier with longer tee shots that never miss the fairway using Tour-proven techniques from golf's top driving instructors. GOLF MAGAZINE'S The Best Driving Instruction Book Ever! Your ultimate game plan to add 30 yards of distance off the tee Chapter 1: The Secret to Driving Success By James Leitz, PGA, Pinewood C.

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Exit to Eden

One good thing about traveling is that you often have to read whatever comes your way and are more likely to have to stick with it. Not to say that I wouldn't read smut back home, but there is no way I could justify finishing this turd of a book if I had access to my local library and my own bookshelf. So anyway, WEALTH, there is nothing more boring (not to mention revolting) than a bunch of rich porknobs who are wallowing in the shit. The main character, Elliot, is a rich playboy who was spoileOne good thing about traveling is that you often have to read whatever comes your way and are more likely to have to stick with it.

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Under the same sky /

A teenager discovers racism and romance on his father's farm For his fourteenth birthday, Joe Pedersen wants a motorbike that costs nearly a thousand dollars. But his mom says the usual birthday gift is fifty dollars, and his dad wants Joe to earn the rest of the money himself and "find out what a real day's work feels like. " Angry that his father doesn't think he's up to the job, Joe joins the Mexican laborers who come to his father's farm each summer. Manuel, the crew boss, is only sixteen, yet highly regarded by the other workers and the Pedersen family.

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Jeremy Strong - Author

Jeremy Strong is a fantastic children's author. His books are side splittingly funny and once you have read one your children will be asking you to get more. His work has a wide ranging appeal to the 7+ market (5-7s who are keen readers will love them too) especially to boys and tomboys. Jeremy was born in Eltham, South East London in November 1949. He has had a varied career path before becoming an author including jobs as a: Head Teacher, Caretaker, Strawberry Picker, Jam Doughnut Stuffer! His first published book was Smith's Tail in 1978 and he now lives in Kent.

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Champagne Supernovas

“As someone whose knowledge of fashion runs fairly pedestrian, I was surprised to find myself unable to put down Maureen Callahan’s propulsive Champagne Supernovas. With a scholar’s eye and a tabloid reporter’s touch, Callahan bursts open one of the most exclusive industries in the world, revealing to the grit and glamour, the damaged, drug-addled underdogs, and the tortured geniuses who forever changed the way we comprehend and commodify beauty. This instant classic -- a master class in how to write smart, intimate, at times shocking, but always compulsively readable non-fiction -- deserves its place as the 90s answer to other pop culture giants, Easy Riders, Raging Bulls and Fifth Avenue, 5AM.

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Samsung ATIV Book 5 540U4E Specs

General Processor / Chipset Intel Core i5 (3rd Gen) 3337U / 1. 8 GHz Mobile Intel HM76 Express Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2. 0 Cache Memory RAM Memory Specification Compliance Memory Storage Display yes (10-point multi-touch) Display Resolution Abbreviation Audio & Video Memory Allocation TechnologyDynamic Video Memory Technology Stereo speakers, microphone Hard Drive Input Communications 802. 11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4. 0 Optical Storage Processor Card Reader SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card Battery Connections & Expansion Headphone/microphone combo jackHDMI2 x USB 2.

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