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The Truth About Chuck Norris

Author : Ian Spector
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The lowdown on the toughest, sexiest, and beardiest man to ever stalk the earth Since its emergence from the bowels of the internet, the Chuck Norris Fact has roundhouse kicked its way into the world’s consciousness with all the vim and verve of its namesake. Singing the praises of his unequaled toughness, his mighty kicking feet, his indestructible beard, his frightening virility, and his ability to stop time by thinking about pineapples, The Truth About Chuck Norris is the one book brave enough to go behind the beard and reveal the real Chuck. Ian Spector, webmaster of the site which started the meme and survivor of a real-life encounter with Chuck himself, has selected the 400 most kick-ass facts from his library of thousands, as well as illustrations as awesome as the man himself. This death-defying volume includes such awe-inspiring observations as: • A cobra once bit Chuck Norris’s leg. After five days of excruciating pain, the cobra died. • Chuck Norris can charge a cell phone by rubbing it against his beard. • When an episode of “Walker, Texas Ranger” aired in France, the French surrendered to Chuck Norris just to be on the safe side. • Chuck Norris was the first person to tame a dinosaur. • Chuck Norris once visited The Virgin Islands. Afterward, they were renamed The Islands. • Every piece of furniture in Chuck Norris’s house is a Total Gym. A must-have paean to the archetypical American male and a bible of all things Chuck, The Truth About Chuck Norris is easily the most important book of all time. AN UNAUTHORIZED PARODY

Chuck Norris Vs Mr T

Author : Ian Spector
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In November 2007, Gotham Books unleashed The Truth about Chuck Norris upon the world and changed publishing forever. Containing 400 farcical facts about pop culture icon Chuck Norris, the book burned through thirteen printings, roundhouse kicked the New York Times bestseller list, and left readers delighted (and a little bit terrified).... Now Ian Spector has returned to his voluminous vault to bring readers 200 new Chuck Norris facts alongside 200 facts about his longtime antagonist Mr. T, in a battle that pits foot against fist, beard against mohawk, and Delta Force against A-Team. Included in this fearsome tome are such startling observations as: • There is nothing to fear but fear itself, and fear itself fears Chuck Norris. • King Kong once challenged Godzilla to an arm-wrestling match. Mr. T won. • The reason newborn babies cry is because they know they have just entered a world with Chuck Norris. • The last man to make eye contact with Mr. T was Stevie Wonder. • Chuck Norris is a man's man's man. • Mr. T once beat a man to death with his own corpse. A hilarious tribute to two of the greatest humans who have ever lived, Chuck Norris vs Mr. T is the one book that can finally reveal what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object.

Chuck Norris Cannot Be Stopped

Author : Ian Spector
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The Legend of Chuck Norris Lives On After the deadly duo of The Truth About Chuck Norris and Chuck Norris vs. Mr. T roundhouse-kicked bestseller lists, Ian Spector returns to complete the thrillogy that has become just as unstoppable, herculean, and legendary as Chuck Norris himself. Chuck Norris Cannot Be Stopped reveals 400 all-new facts about the roughest, toughest, and buffest man to ever stalk the face of the Earth. This third testament about the master of macho manliness uncovers such unknown facts as: *Jesus follows Chuck Norris on Twitter. *The reason we haven't found Osama Bin Laden is because Chuck Norris found him first. *When Chuck Norris tells time, time obeys. *A solar eclipse is the sun's attempt to hide from Chuck Norris. *Someone once put Chuck Norris on hold. That's where the term choke-hold comes from. *A man once broke every bone in his body to avoid Chuck Norris doing it for him. Brimming with brawn and full of fortitude, Chuck Norris Cannot Be Stopped contains everything you ever wanted to know about Chuck Norris but were too terrified to ask.

The Official Chuck Norris Fact Book

Author : Chuck Norris
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For the first time, Norris gives readers not only his favorite "facts about himself, but also the stories behind the facts and the code by which he lives his life.

Chuck Norris Longer and Harder

Author : Ian Spector
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The ultimate collection of 1,500 facts about the world’s toughest and most awesome man. Finally, the wait is over. The most comprehensive collection of Chuck Norris facts from the New York Times bestselling series by Ian Spector is ready to blow your mind. Only the manliest of men will be able to handle this bind-up of The Truth About Chuck Norris, Chuck Norris vs. Mr. T, Chuck Norris Cannot Be Stopped, The Last Stand of Chuck Norris, and over one hundred new facts. There is nowhere to run, nowhere to hide from these 1,500 facts about the man so powerful we quake when uttering his name: Chuck Norris.

The Last Stand of Chuck Norris

Author : Ian Spector
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The reign of terror continues...Chuck Norris is back in the New York Times bestselling humor series. Just when you thought it was safe to read, Chuck Norris is back with another roundhouse kick to the face. Fans of this bestselling series will rejoice at this newest addition to the hilarious anthology. The Last Stand of Chuck Norris contains 400 all-new, kick-ass facts about the book's indomitable namesake, including: ? Chuck Norris sleeps with a pillow under his gun. ? When Chuck Norris crosses the street, the cars have to look both ways. ? Chuck Norris doesn't do push-ups. He pushes the world down. ? Chuck Norris doesn't need a Twitter account. He is already following you. ? Chuck Norris likes his ice like he likes his skulls: crushed.

Chuck Norris

Author : Dave Smeads
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Discusses the life and career of Norris.

Truth or Die

Author : James Patterson
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The truth will set you free – if it doesn't kill you first. New York attorney Trevor Mann’s world shatters when he receives a phone call telling him his girlfriend has been shot dead in a mugging. But the circumstances point to something more calculated than a random attack. Claire was a New York Times journalist and Trevor is convinced she had unearthed a secret so shocking that she was murdered to keep it from coming to light. Chasing Claire’s leads, Trevor will risk everything to discover what exactly she was killed for. It’s time to find out the truth, or die.

The Reality of Fighting

Author : R. J. Defaye
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Three Day Series Book 1 the Darkness

Author : Samuel Compton
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Three Day Series Book 1 The Darkness is the first book in a series that explores the three mysterious days between Jesus' death and resurrection. What happened in Heaven and in Sheol during these days? Why did Joseph bury Jesus, and what were Mary, Annas, Caiaphas, and the disciples doing while Jesus was dead? And what about that dark world of evil spirits; what were they up to while Jesus was gone? But most importantly, what was Jesus Himself accomplishing while the earth was poised between two covenants with God? This series explores it all. A dramatic re-enactment of history's most pivotal transition, this unexplored subject becomes an epic adventure that wisely informs. Introducing Christianity in an entertaining way, this series also unveils a few mysteries which are vital to the universal church. Deeply moving and creatively humorous, this series is a must read for anyone even remotely interested in the things of God. Samuel Compton has traveled and taught in the United States and is currently a full time author. A graduate of Virginia Tech, he and his wife, Jennie, live in Suffolk, Virginia where they enjoy their five children.

Piri Straight Up

Author : Heather Kidd
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Piri Weepu’s story is one of the most fascinating New Zealand rugby stories ever told. Born into a strong rugby league family — Piri’s brother Billy actually played for the Kiwis — Piri has risen to the very pinnacle of rugby union, while at the same time never losing his great love of the 13-man code. At 28, and in the year of the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand, Weepu was finally given his opportunity . . . . and didn’t he take it well. For years he had been in the shadows of Jimmy Cowan (not to mention a number of other first-choicers) but on the world stage, Piri stepped up to the mark and won the hearts of a nation. He kicked the goals for the All Blacks, he kicked for position and, in the absence of the incomparable Dan Carter, he ran the backline. His man of the match performance for the All Blacks in the quarter-final against Argentina and then another superb display against arch-rivals Australia in the semi-final cemented his place in New Zealand rugby folklore. This is more than a rugby story, though. This is a story of a little battler who has struggled with serious injury and fitness for a number of years, who has struggled to express himself because of an innate shyness, but who finally won over a nation on the greatest sporting stage.


Author : James Scott Bell
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She thinks she knows who she is and what she wants, but when the web gets terribly tangled, is her game of deception a clever lie or a deadly trap? Two bodies in an isolated canyon on the edge of L.A. One with saddlebags filled with diamonds.That's how it begins for Liz Towne, a stunning blonde with a devout husband who has given up a prime job for reasons Liz cannot understand—for "Mac" MacDonald, a Gulf War vet who's done time in prison and is just now finding his way back to normal life—and for Roxanne "Rocky" Towne, Liz's sister-in-law, who suspects things she cannot prove. All three are thrown together after a tragedy in Pack Canyon. After finding the stolen diamonds, Liz is faced with an escalating set of choices: Truth or lies? Stop or keep moving? All in or played out? A stunning suspense thriller from bestselling author James Scott Bell.

Latino Image Makers in Hollywood

Author : Frank Javier Garcia Berumen
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Latinos have been part of the Hollywood film industry for more than 100 years, yet beyond the remarkable success of a few, their visibility and clout have generally not reflected their significance in American society. Worse, the Latino image has suffered from widespread stereotyping in film, and performers face unjustified constraints in the kinds of roles available to them. Decade by decade from 1960 onward, this book analyzes important films made by or about Latinos, details the careers of Latino performers and filmmakers of the time, and analyzes how film portrayals of Latino characters and subjects connect with political and social trends of each decade. It discusses the role of gender, social class, and ethnicity in film portrayals and provides an overview of the diverse and dynamic Latino community in the United States, while celebrating a substantial and enduring contribution to Hollywood film history.

Once Upon a Certain Year

Author : Johnnie Lee Moore Jr
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Little Tommy is looking for a special hero. While visiting his grandparents, Tommy is entertained by their nightly bedtime stories. After a curious Tommy peppers his grandparents with questions during their stories, he soon realizes that God has the power to call two extraordinary people to be born in the same year and then watch them change the world in their own distinctive ways. Each evening, as his grandparents tell Tommy about amazing people who ascended to the pinnacle of success at the exact same time, the little boy learns about real-life heroes like Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon and Michael Jordan, who were born in the same year, started their NBA careers at the same time, and became Olympic gold medalists. As his grandparents tell one fascinating story after the other about pairs of people born in the same year that go on to excel in the same career, Tommy has no idea that the best story is yet to come. "Once Upon a Certain Year" is a collection of charming bedtime stories that illustrate that perhaps there are no coincidences in life, but instead, that Jesus may have more influence over a person's fate than we ever realized.

The Oriental Obscene

Author : Sylvia Shin Huey Chong
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This book explores the impact of media representations of violence during the Vietnam War on people in the U.S., specifically how images of violence done to and by the Vietnamese were traumatic in ways that deeply affected the American psyche.

The Atheist s Prayer

Author : Amy R. Biddle
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After a solar eclipse, nineteen people were found dead in a remote area of the California National Forest. They were lying in a circle, holding hands and wearing plastic fairy wings. Years later, on the other side of the country, no one in the southern city of Jefferson is concerned about fairies or fairy-worshiping suicide cults. Except for Candy. She might not have proof, but she’s damn sure it’s going to happen again. The problem is, Candy is a coke-dealing stripper and the only person who will listen to her is an alcoholic mall Santa named Hank, who’s only listening because, well…she’s hot. There are seven days until the next eclipse.

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2006

Author : Dave Eggers
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Presents selections of mainstream and alternative American literature, including both fiction and nonfiction, that discuss a broad spectrum of subjects.

Missouri Fighting Arts Federation Student Manual

Author : Thomas H. Carter
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Cinematic Terror

Author : Tony Shaw
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Cinematic Terror takes a uniquely long view of filmmakers' depiction of terrorism, examining how cinema has been a site of intense conflict between paramilitaries, state authorities and censors for well over a century. In the process, it takes us on a journey from the first Age of Terror that helped trigger World War One to the Global War on Terror that divides countries and families today. Tony Shaw looks beyond Hollywood to pinpoint important trends in the ways that film industries across Europe, North and South America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East have defined terrorism down the decades. Drawing on a vast array of studio archives, government documentation, personal interviews and box office records, Shaw examines the mechanics of cinematic terrorism and challenges assumptions about the links between political violence and propaganda.

Whirlwind of African Insanity

Author : Lawrence N. Zarkpah
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Liberia, a small West African nation imploded in a civil war that began on December 24, 1989. By the time the war ended fourteen years later, more than 250,000 lives had been taken. Many people sought refuge in camps throughout West Africa. In the war, children were trained to become killing machines, and women and young girls were held as sex slaves. Charles Taylor, the main mastermind behind this rebellion, was elected President of Liberia in 1997. Liberians thought that his presidency would lead to the end of the civil war, but it only extended the war. Adding to the pressure, Taylor faced accusations of war crimes. He relinquished power in August 2003 and was escorted to Nigeria where he was subsequently arrested and taken to the International Criminal Court at The Hague. Whirlwind of African Insanity is not just my story. It resonates with the countless voices of children who suffer and die in wars about which they know nothing. The book also provides some of the reasons why Africa is and may forever remain plagued. It presents two arguments about the real causes of Africas disasters and is written on behalf of underprivileged children whose cries for help are drowned in oceans of selfish politics and whose lives are buried in the explosions of wars. It is also a story about survival in hellish conditions and optimism when there is nothing about which to be optimistic.