Best State Ever

Best State Ever
Author: Dave Barry
Publsiher: Large Print Press
Total Pages: 231
Release: 2017-09-05
ISBN: 9781432840013
Category: Humor
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Best State Ever Book Excerpt:

A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Pulitzer Prize-winning AuthorA brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best . . .We never know what will happen next in Florida. We know only that, any minute now, something will. Somehow, the state's acquired an image as a subtropical festival of stupid. As a loyal Floridian, Dave Barry begs to differ -- and he's going to tell you why.

Best State Ever

Best  State  Ever
Author: Dave Barry
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2016-09-06
ISBN: 1101982624
Category: Humor
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Best State Ever Book Excerpt:

A brilliantly funny exploration of the Sunshine State from the man who knows it best: Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times–bestselling author Dave Barry. We never know what will happen next in Florida. We know only that, any minute now, something will. Every few months, Dave Barry gets a call from some media person wanting to know, “What the hell is wrong with Florida?” Somehow, the state’s acquired an image as a subtropical festival of stupid, and as a loyal Floridian, Dave begs to differ. Sure, there was the 2000 election. And people seem to take their pants off for no good reason. And it has flying insects the size of LeBron James. But it is a great state, and Dave is going to tell you why. Join him as he celebrates Florida from Key West at the bottom to whatever it is that’s at the top, from the Sunshine State’s earliest history to the fun-fair of weirdness that it is today. It’s the most hilarious book yet from “the funniest damn writer in the whole country” (Carl Hiaasen, and he should know). By the end, you’ll have to admit that whatever else you might think about Florida—you can never say it’s boring.

Transforming Heritage Practice in the 21st Century

Transforming Heritage Practice in the 21st Century
Author: John H. Jameson,Sergiu Musteaţă
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 460
Release: 2019-06-14
ISBN: 3030143279
Category: Social Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transforming Heritage Practice in the 21st Century Book Excerpt:

Recent years have witnessed a rapid increase in the fields of cultural heritage studies and community archaeology worldwide with expanding discussions about the mechanisms and consequences of community participation. This trend has brought to the forefront debates about who owns the past, who has knowledge, and how heritage values can be shared more effectively with communities who then ascribe meaning and value to heritage materials. Globalization forces have created a need for contextualizing knowledge to address complex issues and collaboration across and beyond academic disciplines, using more integrated methodologies that include the participation of non-academics and increased stakeholder involvement. Successful programs provide power sharing mechanisms and motivation that effect more active involvement by lay persons in archaeological fieldwork as well as interpretation and information dissemination processes. With the contents of this volume, we envision community archaeology to go beyond descriptions of outreach and public engagement to more critical and reflexive actions and thinking. The volume is presented in the context of the evolution of cultural heritage studies from the 20th century “expert approach” to the 21st century “people-centered approach,” with public participation and community involvement at all phases of the decision-making process. The volume contains contributions of 28 chapters and 59 authors, covering an extensive geographical range, including Africa, South America, Central America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, North America, and Australasia. Chapters provide exemplary cases in a growing lexicon of public archaeology where power is shared within frameworks of voluntary activism in a wide diversity of cooperative settings and stakeholder interactions.

Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen
Author: David Geherin
Publsiher: McFarland
Total Pages: 210
Release: 2018-11-19
ISBN: 1476669449
Category: Literary Criticism
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carl Hiaasen Book Excerpt:

Carl Hiaasen has been described as "one of the funniest crime writers in decades," "America's finest satirical novelist," and a "great American writer about the great American subjects of ambition, greed, vanity, and disappointment." A columnist for thirty years, Hiaasen also wrote several award-winning young adult books but is best known for his 14 crime novels. His distinctive blend of outrageous humor and biting satire appeals to mystery fans, as well as readers of comic fiction and those interested in social and environmental issues. The author examines Hiaasen's entire body of work, from his earliest writing as a reporter and then columnist for the Miami Herald to his bestselling novels for both adult and young readers. While much of his writing focuses on his beloved Florida, his work has a universal appeal that has earned him global fame.

Only in Florida

Only in Florida
Author: Caren Schnur Neile
Publsiher: Arcadia Publishing
Total Pages: 174
Release: 2020-03-02
ISBN: 1439669228
Category: History
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Only in Florida Book Excerpt:

True stories of life in Florida, from persevering through natural disasters and crime to encounters with celebrities and alligators. Includes photos. More than twenty million people live in Florida, that unique land that juts off into the Atlantic. They are ranchers and golfers, sunbathers and retirees. And their lives often fall within the realm of the perfectly normal. But sometimes these Floridians, many of whom have flocked from elsewhere, find themselves in Sunshine State situations . . . Meet the acting student who had a close encounter with superstar Burt Reynolds, the New Yorker who put down roots here after attending a school of fish, the woman who barely found her house after a hurricane, and a girl who survived—and thrived—after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas massacre. Professional storyteller Caren Schnur Neile traverses the state to share thirty-three true-life tales from everyday Floridians in extraordinary situations.

Live Right and Find Happiness Although Beer is Much Faster

Live Right and Find Happiness  Although Beer is Much Faster
Author: Dave Barry
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2015-03-03
ISBN: 1101631503
Category: Humor
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Live Right and Find Happiness Although Beer is Much Faster Book Excerpt:

During the course of living (mumble, mumble) years, Dave Barry has learned much of wisdom,* (*actual wisdom not guaranteed) and he is eager to pass it on—to the next generation, the generation after that, and to those idiots who make driving to the grocery store in Florida a death-defying experience. In brilliant, brand-new, never-before-published pieces, Dave passes on home truths to his new grandson and to his daughter Sophie, who will be getting her learner’s permit in 2015 (“So you’re about to start driving! How exciting! I’m going to kill myself”). He explores the hometown of his youth, where the grown-ups were supposed to be uptight fifties conformists, but seemed to have a lot of un-Mad Men-like fun, unlike Dave’s own Baby Boomer generation, which was supposed to be wild and crazy, but somehow turned into neurotic hover-parents. He dives into everything from the inanity of cable news and the benefits of Google Glass (“You will look like a douchebag”) to the loneliness of high school nerds (“You will never hear a high school girl say about a boy, in a dreamy voice, ‘He’s so sarcastic!’”), from the perils of home repair to firsthand accounts of the soccer craziness of Brazil and the just plain crazy craziness of Vladimir Putin’s Russia (“He stares at the camera with the expression of a man who relaxes by strangling small furry animals”), and a lot more besides. By the end, if you do not feel wiser, richer in knowledge, more attuned to the universe . . . we wouldn’t be at all surprised. But you’ll have had a lot to laugh about!

The National Program Letter

The National Program Letter
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1984
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Anti-communist movements
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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ISLA

ISLA
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1983-09
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Latin America
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

ISLA Book Excerpt:

Clippings of Latin American political, social and economic news from various English language newspapers.

Homeland Security and Terrorism

Homeland Security and Terrorism
Author: Russell Howard,James Forest,Joanne Moore
Publsiher: McGraw Hill Professional
Total Pages: 513
Release: 2006
ISBN: 0071452826
Category: Business & Economics
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Homeland Security and Terrorism Book Excerpt:

Recommended online resources p. 476.481

The Publishers Weekly

The Publishers Weekly
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1993
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: American literature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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American Lumberman

American Lumberman
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1926
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Lumber trade
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Congressional Record

Congressional Record
Author: United States. Congress
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2003
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Law
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Frontier Times

Frontier Times
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 556
Release: 1960
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Frontier and pioneer life
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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USA Today Index

USA Today Index
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 1992
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: USA today (Arlington, Va.)
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Time

Time
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2005
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Electronic Book
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Puerto Del Sol

Puerto Del Sol
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 640
Release: 1984
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: American poetry
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Dissertation Abstracts International

Dissertation Abstracts International
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2008
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Dissertations, Academic
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The New York Times Index

The New York Times Index
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 1876
Release: 2007
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Indexes
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The New Republic

The New Republic
Author: Herbert David Croly
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 984
Release: 2002-07
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: Periodicals
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Government Executive

Government Executive
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2001
ISBN: 1928374650XXX
Category: United States
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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