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Last of the Breed (Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures)
  • Author : Louis L'Amour
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN : 9780593129944
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • “For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark. It is the compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian wilderness. Only one route lies open to Mack: the path of his ancestors, overland to the Bering Strait and across the sea to America. But in pursuit is a legendary tracker, the Yakut native Alekhin, who knows every square foot of the icy frontier—and who knows that to trap his quarry he must think like a Sioux. Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures is a project created to release some of the author’s more unconventional manuscripts from the family archives. In Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures: Volumes 1, Beau L’Amour takes the reader on a guided tour through many of the finished and unfinished short stories, novels, and treatments that his father was never able to publish during his lifetime. L’Amour’s never-before-seen first novel, No Traveller Returns, faithfully completed for this program, is a voyage into danger and violence on the high seas. These exciting publications will be followed by Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures: Volume 2. Additionally, many beloved classics will be rereleased with an exclusive Lost Treasures postscript featuring previously unpublished material, including outlines, plot notes, and alternate drafts. These postscripts tell the story behind the stories that millions of readers have come to know and cherish.

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    Last of the Breed
  • Author : Louis L'Amour
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 315
  • ISBN : 9780553899351
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark. It is the compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian wilderness. Only one route lies open to Mack: the path of his ancestors, overland to the Bering Strait and across the sea to America. But in pursuit is a legendary tracker, the Yakut native Alekhin, who knows every square foot of the icy frontier—and who knows that to trap his quarry he must think like a Sioux.

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    The Last of the Breed
  • Author : Alexander Steele
  • Publisher : Gareth Stevens Pub
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0836825942
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When he and his friends try to stop Oakdale's real estate developer from destroying part of the local park, Wishbone is reminded of the conflict between nature and civilization as he imagines himself as Hawkeye, the scout from James Fenimore Cooper's "The Last of the Mohicans."

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    Last of a Breed
  • Author : William F. Reed
  • Publisher : Acclaim Press
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 1948901005
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  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • "Last of a BReed provides a personal reflection on Billy's life as a self-proclaimed "ink-stained wretch" and a tribute to his mentors and colleagues who helped him along the way. Through the years, bill's clever prose helped fuel the passions of spectators, coaches, players, and trainers alike, and this book gives insight into the craft of developing relationships and creating the stories that defined a generation of athletes."--Inside book flap

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    The Last of the Breed
  • Author : Kit Collings
  • Publisher : Infinity Pub
  • Pages : 101
  • ISBN : 0741428431
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • "Jake is known far and wide as an expert predator and beaver trapper - as is proven by his induction into the National Trappers Hall of Fame as #7. Jake will reveal some (not all) of his secrets of success in this book."--back cover, Lewis Diehl, President of the Wind River Heritage Center Board of Directors.

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    The Last of the Whampoa Breed
  • Author : Bangyuan Qi,Pang-Yuan Chi,Dewei Wang,David Der-Wei Wang
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0231130023
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  • Genre : Literary Criticism
  • Stories born of the trials and heartache of exile in Taiwan.

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    Coyote's Mate
  • Author : Lora Leigh
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN : 0425226336
  • Reader Reviews : 13
  • Genre : Fiction
  • For six years Anya Korbin worked with Del-Rey Delgato—the genetically altered rebel known as the Coyote Ghost—to free a group of coyote women kept in her father’s lab. As Anya matured into a woman, she and Del-Rey grew close…but then he broke his promise and killed her father. Now she must deal with her animalistic desire for the one who betrayed her.

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    Last of the Breed
  • Author : Willie Nelson,Merle Haggard,Ray Price
  • Publisher : A & E Home Video
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 076709896X
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  • Genre : Country music
  • Presents the March 2007 final performance of the Last of the Breed tour of Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, and Ray Price, backed by Ray Benson, Asleep At The Wheel, and Ray Price's Cherokee Cowboys.

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    LAST OF A DYING BREED
  • Author : Jamaica
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 246
  • ISBN : 1948878569
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Her climb in the dope game earned her the attention of everyone, including the Feds! And people she broke bread with would rather send the Drug Task Force to her door than keep the code of silence...

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    The Last of the Breed
  • Author : Alexander Steele,Rick Duffield,James Fenimore Cooper
  • Publisher : Big Red Chair Books
  • Pages : 172
  • ISBN : 1570642737
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When he and his friends try to stop Oakdale's real estate developer from destroying part of the local park, Wishbone is reminded of the conflict between nature and civilization as he imagines himself as Hawkeye, the scout from James Fenimore Cooper's "The Last of the Mohicans."

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    Lad: A Dog
  • Author : Albert Payson Terhune
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN : 9783732627776
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reproduction of the original.

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    Last of a Breed
  • Author : Martin H. M. Schreiber,Buck Ramsey
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 108
  • ISBN : 3862065308
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  • Genre : Black-and-white photography
  • - Collects Schreiber's iconic Cowboy photography - A romanticized yet gripping depiction of archetypal masculinity and homoeroticism Our idea of what a cowboy looks like is shaped by many influences: Hollywood with its countless movies, American country music in all its variety, the famous Marlboro commercials and, of course, Brokeback Mountain. What all these images have in common is that they are mostly fictitious or at least removed from reality. Similarly, Martin Schreiber does not claim to depict reality in his photographs. His works mix romantic, idealized images of a pristine landscape with the toils of hard labor, and blend the smell of testosterone with a sultry homoeroticism. And yet his photographs are more truthful, closer to reality than many others. Of course, Schreiber took his pictures more than 30 years ago, long before the debate about male role models began to take hold. This is what makes them so appealing. For more than a year, Schreiber roamed the vast landscapes of Texas, camera in hand, visiting cattle farms and rodeo shows and portraying cowboys at work, in their leisure time, in the saddle and on the couch.

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    Breed
  • Author : Chase Novak
  • Publisher : Mulholland Books
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780316198592
  • Reader Reviews : 33
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Critically celebrated novelist Scott Spencer delivers a Rosemary's Baby-like novel of gothic horror, set against the backdrop of modern-day Upper East Side Manhattan. Alex and Leslie Twisden lead charmed lives-fabulous jobs, a luxurious town house on Manhattan's Upper East Side, a passionate marriage. What they don't have is a child, and as they try one infertility treatment after the next, yearning turns into obsession. As a last-ditch attempt to make their dream of parenthood come true, Alex and Leslie travel deep into Slovenia, where they submit to a painful and terrifying procedure that finally gives them what they so fervently desire . . . but with awful consequences. Ten years later, cosseted and adored but living in a house of secrets, the twins Adam and Alice find themselves locked into their rooms every night, with sounds coming from their parents' bedroom getting progressively louder, more violent, and more disturbing. Driven to a desperate search for answers, Adam and Alice set out on a quest to learn the true nature of the man and woman who raised them. Their discovery will upend everything they thought they knew about their parents and will reveal a threat so horrible that it must be escaped, at any cost.

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    The Good Dog
  • Author : Avi
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781481445337
  • Reader Reviews : 10
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In the Colorado mountain town of Steamboat Springs there must be three hundred dogs. Jack's malamute, McKinley, is the leader of them all. But Jack, being human, has no way of knowing that. For him, his family's dog is just a great pal. And protector. Jack cannot know that Redburn, a "leash-licking" Irish setter, is McKinley's rival for the job of head dog. The boy cannot know, with the sudden hillside appearance of a she-wolf, Lupin, that not only McKinley's job -- but his life -- is in danger. Lupin's message: Dogs free yourselves from mankind. Come join us, we who need you to replenish our diminishing wolf pack in the wild. But imagine how a good dog, loyal to his human pup, would hear Lupin's call! McKinley's thrilling story tells itself, as first he and the boy together encounter Lupin in a canyon perfect for an old-time ambush, and later as they try to save her from both Redburn and a neighbor, a vicious man armed with a gun and a grudge. No one -- not even McKinley -- can foresee the end.

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    Flint
  • Author : Louis L'Amour
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780553899153
  • Reader Reviews : 9
  • Genre : Fiction
  • He left the West at the age of seventeen, leaving behind a rootless past and a bloody trail of violence. In the East he became one of the wealthiest financiers in America—and one of the most feared and hated. Now, suffering from incurable cancer, he has come back to New Mexico to die alone. But when an all-out range war erupts, Flint chooses to help Nancy Kerrigan, a local rancher. A cold-eyed speculator is setting up the land swindle of a lifetime, and Buckdun, a notorious assassin, is there to back his play. Flint alone can help Nancy save her ranch…with his cash, his connections—and his gun. He still has his legendary will to fight. All he needs is time, and that’s fast running out….

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    The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
  • Author : David Wroblewski
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 608
  • ISBN : 9780061792595
  • Reader Reviews : 402
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in remote northern Wisconsin. For generations, the Sawtelles have raised and trained a fictional breed of dog whose thoughtful companionship is epitomized by Almondine, Edgar's lifelong friend and ally. But with the unexpected return of Claude, Edgar's paternal uncle, turmoil consumes the Sawtelles' once peaceful home. When Edgar's father dies suddenly, Claude insinuates himself into the life of the farm—and into Edgar's mother's affections. Grief-stricken and bewildered, Edgar tries to prove Claude played a role in his father's death, but his plan backfires—spectacularly. Forced to flee into the vast wilderness lying beyond the farm, Edgar comes of age in the wild, fighting for his survival and that of the three yearling dogs who follow him. But his need to face his father's murderer and his devotion to the Sawtelle dogs turn Edgar ever homeward. David Wroblewski is a master storyteller, and his breathtaking scenes—the elemental north woods, the sweep of seasons, an iconic American barn, a fateful vision rendered in the falling rain—create a riveting family saga, a brilliant exploration of the limits of language, and a compulsively readable modern classic.

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    The Complete Dog Breed Book
  • Author : DK
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN : 9781465441348
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  • Genre : Pets
  • Looking for the ideal, perfectly compatible canine companion for your family? Your search ends here. From spaniels to sheepdogs, The Complete Dog Breed Book is all you need to find the perfect pet for your family. Fully illustrated and featuring over 400 of the world's best-loved breeds, this comprehensive guide offers expert advice on keeping, training, and caring for your beloved dog. The book's special Q&A selector charts help you make the right choice as per your lifestyle and convenience. Clear and practical instructions on care cover the essential aspects of looking after a dog, including handling, grooming, nutrition, health, and exercise. The visual training program features step-by-step photographic sequences, explaining the specifics of basic obedience. Tried-and-tested notes on how to identify and prevent common behavioral problems provide a fascinating insight into the behavior of dogs and how we interact with them. The Complete Dog Breed Book is a one-stop manual to help you become the owner of a happy, healthy, and well-behaved dog.

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    Breed
  • Author : Colet Abedi
  • Publisher : Colet Abedi
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • An epic fantasy that takes you on a spellbinding journey through an unrecognizable version of Earth, in this fast-paced dystopian sci-fi adventure. The fate of humanity lies in the hands of evolution... 2999 A.D. Earth, as it’s known, is no more. Man and beast are now merged, creating a new breed of species. Reptiles, Mammals, Bird, Amphibians… Four Kingdoms. Five Breeds. One last chance at survival. Siren. The only of her kind. Her race eradicated by genocide at the fearful hands of a jealous Kingdom. And now the seventeen-year-old, forbidden Breed is in the middle of a war. Her only ally... an enemy. Aedan. The young ruler of Kingdom OM— the same kingdom responsible for the Great Cetacean Massacre. Torn between her love for Aedan, and loyalty to her Breed, she must keep her true genetic identity, and her feelings a secret. Or face extinction. If she is to save this world, first she will have to survive it...

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    With the Old Breed, at Peleliu and Okinawa
  • Author : Eugene Bondurant Sledge
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN : 0195067142
  • Reader Reviews : 8
  • Genre : History
  • Memoir of the author's experience fighting in too of thebattles of the South Pacific during World War II.

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    Sackett
  • Author : Louis L'Amour
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN : 9780553899702
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Fiction
  • William Tell Sackett had followed a different path from his younger brothers, but his name, like theirs, was spoken with respect and just a little fear. Where Orrin had brought law and order from New Mexico to the plains of Montana, backed up by the gunfighting talents of his brother Tye, Tell Sackett’s destiny drew him to Texas after he had to kill a man. There, in the high, lonesome country, he came upon a vein of pure gold. All he’d wanted was enough to buy a ranch, but he soon learned that gold had ways of its own with men.

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    The Intelligence of Dogs
  • Author : Stanley Coren
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 9780743280877
  • Reader Reviews : 5
  • Genre : Nature
  • A revised edition of the best-selling reference on canine psychology incorporates the latest scientific findings and interviews with top breeders and trainers to enable dog lovers to evaluate a pet's intelligence, read dog body language, and adapt a training program suited to an animal's specific needs. By the author of How Dogs Think. Original. 10,000 first printing.

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    White Fang
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Pages : 342
  • ISBN : 9781427073617
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
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    Cross Breed
  • Author : Lora Leigh
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 322
  • ISBN : 9780515154016
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Fans of #1 New York Times bestselling author Lora Leigh’s scorching Breed series first met Cassie as a little girl in Elizabeth’s Wolf. Now Cassie has finally come into her own as a young woman, and she’s about to discover the one she is destined for—but it is unclear whether her fate is to be mated for life, or marked for death… The Breeds are humans altered before conception with the DNA of the predators of Earth. But although they all carry the genetic material of beasts within them, Cassandra Sinclair stands apart. A unique mix of wolf, coyote and human, she is revered by many—but preyed upon by others. She is fiercely protected by her community…but no one manages to stop her when she slips away one day to offer her body in exchange for her sister’s safety. The man she succumbs to surprises her by unleashing her inner animal in ways she never dreamed possible—and provokes her deep, furious rage. To Cassie’s shock, he is the mate she has long awaited. She may never be able to forgive his deception. Still, as dangerous enemies track her, and as the threat of all-out war between Breeds and the humans who despise them hovers in the air, they must join forces and hold fast to each other. But the passionate union between them holds a potential that could change the world—and some will do anything to stop it…

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    Last of the Breed (Louis L'Amour's Lost Treasures)
  • Author : Louis L'Amour
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 498
  • ISBN : 9780593129951
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “For sheer adventure L’Amour is in top form.”—Kirkus Reviews Here is the kind of authentically detailed epic novel that has become Louis L’Amour’s hallmark. It is the compelling story of U.S. Air Force Major Joe Mack, a man born out of time. When his experimental aircraft is forced down in Russia and he escapes a Soviet prison camp, he must call upon the ancient skills of his Indian forebears to survive the vast Siberian wilderness. Only one route lies open to Mack: the path of his ancestors, overland to the Bering Strait and across the sea to America. But in pursuit is a legendary tracker, the Yakut native Alekhin, who knows every square foot of the icy frontier—and who knows that to trap his quarry he must think like a Sioux. Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures is a project created to release some of the author’s more unconventional manuscripts from the family archives. In Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures: Volumes 1, Beau L’Amour takes the reader on a guided tour through many of the finished and unfinished short stories, novels, and treatments that his father was never able to publish during his lifetime. L’Amour’s never-before-seen first novel, No Traveller Returns, faithfully completed for this program, is a voyage into danger and violence on the high seas. These exciting publications will be followed by Louis L’Amour’s Lost Treasures: Volume 2. Additionally, many beloved classics will be rereleased with an exclusive Lost Treasures postscript featuring previously unpublished material, including outlines, plot notes, and alternate drafts. These postscripts tell the story behind the stories that millions of readers have come to know and cherish.

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    A Dog's Way Home
  • Author : Bobbie Pyron
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780062069696
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Set in the Blue Ridge Mountains, A Dog's Way Home is an unforgettable tale of the many miles, months, and mountains that divide two loyal friends—but that can't possibly keep them apart. Abby knows that Tam, her Shetland sheepdog, is her north star, and she's pretty certain she's his, too. But when an accident separates Abby and Tam, it feels as though all the stars have fallen out of the sky and nothing will ever be right again. As the days between them turn to weeks, then months, dangers and changes fill up Abby's and Tam's lives. Will they ever find their way home to each other? Daddy says, "Most folks got a north star in their life—something that gives their life extra meaning. Mine is music." Without even thinking, I say, "Mine is Tam."

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    The Road to Damascus
  • Author : Joseph Pierre
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 93
  • ISBN : 9781583485392
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  • Genre : Philosophy
  • If you have any interest in the meaning of life, the human spirit, or life after death, this is a book you must read... Advance praise for The Road to Damascus: "...A manuscript of astonishing power and merit...the most balanced, wise and consoling account of a personal encounter with the source of reality that I have ever read or ever expect to read this side of the New Testament." John Cantwell Kiley, M.D., Ph.D., author of Self Rescue, Equilibrium and Einstein, and Aquinas: A Rapprochment. "The newcomer to these concepts could do no better than to read this book; it is sparely crafted with no extraneous material to detract from its thesis." The Monterey Peninsula Herald, Monterey, California

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    Deep Learning for Coders with fastai and PyTorch
  • Author : Jeremy Howard,Sylvain Gugger
  • Publisher : "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
  • Pages : 624
  • ISBN : 9781492045472
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  • Genre : Computers
  • Deep learning is often viewed as the exclusive domain of math PhDs and big tech companies. But as this hands-on guide demonstrates, programmers comfortable with Python can achieve impressive results in deep learning with little math background, small amounts of data, and minimal code. How? With fastai, the first library to provide a consistent interface to the most frequently used deep learning applications. Authors Jeremy Howard and Sylvain Gugger, the creators of fastai, show you how to train a model on a wide range of tasks using fastai and PyTorch. You’ll also dive progressively further into deep learning theory to gain a complete understanding of the algorithms behind the scenes. Train models in computer vision, natural language processing, tabular data, and collaborative filtering Learn the latest deep learning techniques that matter most in practice Improve accuracy, speed, and reliability by understanding how deep learning models work Discover how to turn your models into web applications Implement deep learning algorithms from scratch Consider the ethical implications of your work Gain insight from the foreword by PyTorch cofounder, Soumith Chintala

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    Last of a Dying Breed
  • Author : Akbar Pray
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 0989764400
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • Before you, a story of urban love, criminal genius, unbridled ambition and the ruthless pursuit of power, with a cast of characters one will not easily forget. Omar Grey, a child raised into a dope infested, impoverished environment, but determined by any means necessary to lift himself and his family from the muck and mire in which they live. Funky Slim, a Shakespearian, Edgar Allan Poe, Kipling quoting dope fiend, who would find in the fertile mind of young Omar a child with a rapacious appetite for learning and a near photographic mind. Mitch, Omar's uncle, the breadwinner in Omar's drug dealing family and the only father and role model he has ever known. Mary, the bi-racial beauty who at the tender age of fourteen, with the body of a woman, but the mind of a child, finds the easy money and allure of prostitution a temptation she cannot resist. Insightful social commentary, Machiavellian twist, heartbreaks and betrayal.... "Last of a Dying Breed" has it all.

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    A Strangeness in My Mind
  • Author : Orhan Pamuk
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Pages : 564
  • ISBN : 9789385890031
  • Reader Reviews : 12
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Since his boyhood in a poor village in Central Anatolia, Mevlut Karatas has fantasized about what his life would become. Not getting as far in school as he'd hoped, at the age of twelve, he comes to Istanbul-"the center of the world"-and is immediately enthralled both by the city being demolished and the new one that is fast being built. He follows his father's trade, selling boza on the street, and hopes to become rich like other villagers who have settled on the desolate hills outside the booming metropolis. But chance seems to conspire against him. He spends three years writing love letters to a girl he saw just once at a wedding, only to elope by mistake with her sister. And though he grows to cherish his wife and the family they have, his relations all make their fortunes while his own years are spent in a series of jobs leading nowhere; he is sometimes attracted to the politics of his friends and intermittently to the lodge of a religious guide. But every evening, without fail, he still wanders the streets of Istanbul, selling boza and wondering at the "strangeness" in his mind, the sensation that makes him feel different from everyone else, until fortune conspires once more to let him understand at last what it is he has always yearned for. Told from the perspectives of many beguiling characters, A Strangeness in My Mind is a modern epic of coming of age in a great city, and a mesmerizing narrative sure to take its place among Pamuk's finest achievements.

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    Tempting the Beast
  • Author : Lora Leigh
  • Publisher : Elloras Cave Pub Incorporated
  • Pages : 284
  • ISBN : 1843607247
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Callan Lyons is a genetic experiment. One of six fighting for freedom and the survival of their Pride. Merinus Tyler is the reporter who will tempt him, draw him, until the fury of the "mating frenzy" locks them into a battle of sexual heat there is no escape from. Deception, blood, and the evil Genetics Council are hot on their trail. Callan will use his strength to try and save them both...and do all in his power to keep his woman in the process.

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    Son of a Wanted Man
  • Author : Louis L'Amour
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9780553900033
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Fiction
  • An outlaw's legacy... In a remote corner of Utah lies the secret outlaw kingdom of Ben Curry. For fifteen years Curry has ruled supreme, as his men have pulled jobs from Canada to Mexico. But the king is getting old... he wants to turn his legacy over to someone younger, tougher. Mike Bastian is Ben's adopted son, a young man who can handle a knife, a gun, his fists, but a man who's never broken the law. Now, as treachery explodes among Ben's riders, and two honest lawmen—Tyrel Sackett and Borden Chantry—begin to zero in on the gang, Mike must choose...between his loyalty to Ben and his yearning for a different life. Yet when the guns start echoing off the Vermilion Cliffs, the time for choosing is over—and the time for battle has begun.

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    The Last English Poachers
  • Author : Bob Tovey,Brian Tovey
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 1471135683
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • In deepest Gloucestershire a secret way of life is clinging to a fragile existence. This is the world of the last English poachers - men who have lived off the land, taking game from the big country estates, risking the wrath of gamekeepers in order to feed their families and make a modest livelihood. Bob and Brian Tovey are poachers of the old stripe: a father and son of 75 and 50 years old respectively, who are continuing their ancestors' traditions, reluctant to surrender the old ways of sourcing food from nature. Writer John McDonald has obtained unique access to the men's lives and histories, and tells their fascinating story in their own words. The book is filled with anecdotes both moving and hilarious, as their sense of self-preservation, mistrust of outsiders and suspicions of modern technology express themselves in daily life. It is set against the backdrop of country sports as they used to be - and colourfully explains the shoots, the once-legal coursing meets, the centuries' old techniques of lamping, ferreting and netting and, of course, how the poachers outwit the keepers and police and escape with their quarry. It is a genuine, colourful and offbeat chronicle that documents rural life from a whole new perspective and a sense of humour.

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    No Traveller Returns (Lost Treasures)
  • Author : Louis L'Amour,Beau L'Amour
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN : 9780425284445
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Louis L’Amour’s long-lost first novel, faithfully completed by his son, takes readers on a voyage into danger and violence on the high seas. Fate is a ship. As the shadows of World War II gather, the SS Lichenfield is westbound across the Pacific carrying eighty thousand barrels of highly explosive naphtha. The cargo alone makes the journey perilous, with the entire crew aware that one careless moment could lead to disaster. But yet another sort of peril haunts the Lichenfield. Even beyond their day-to-day existence, the lives of the crew are mysteriously intertwined. Though each has his own history, dreams and jealousies, longing and rage, all are connected by a deadly web of chance and circumstance. Some are desperately fleeing the past; others chase an unknown destiny. A few are driven by the desire for adventure, while their shipmates cling to the Lichenfield as their only true home. In their hearts, these men, as well as the women and children they have left behind, carry the seeds of salvation or destruction. And all of them—kind or cruel, strong or broken—are bound to the fate of the vessel that carries them toward an ever-darkening horizon. Inspired by Louis L’Amour’s own experiences as a merchant seaman, No Traveller Returns is a revelatory work by a world-renowned author—and a brilliant illustration of a writer discovering his literary voice.

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    Last Bus to Wisdom
  • Author : Ivan Doig
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 482
  • ISBN : 9781101982563
  • Reader Reviews : 17
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Named a Best Book of the Year by the Seattle Times and Kirkus Review The final novel from a great American storyteller. Donal Cameron is being raised by his grandmother, the cook at the legendary Double W ranch in Ivan Doig’s beloved Two Medicine Country of the Montana Rockies, a landscape that gives full rein to an eleven-year-old’s imagination. But when Gram has to have surgery for “female trouble” in the summer of 1951, all she can think to do is to ship Donal off to her sister in faraway Manitowoc, Wisconsin. There Donal is in for a rude surprise: Aunt Kate–bossy, opinionated, argumentative, and tyrannical—is nothing like her sister. She henpecks her good-natured husband, Herman the German, and Donal can’t seem to get on her good side either. After one contretemps too many, Kate packs him back to the authorities in Montana on the next Greyhound. But as it turns out, Donal isn’t traveling solo: Herman the German has decided to fly the coop with him. In the immortal American tradition, the pair light out for the territory together, meeting a classic Doigian ensemble of characters and having rollicking misadventures along the way. Charming, wise, and slyly funny, Last Bus to Wisdom is a last sweet gift from a writer whose books have bestowed untold pleasure on countless readers.

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    Breed Your Own Vegetable Varieties
  • Author : Carol Deppe
  • Publisher : Chelsea Green Publishing
  • Pages : 386
  • ISBN : 9781890132729
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Gardening
  • "[Book title] is the definitive guide to plant breeding and seed saving for the serious home gardener and the small-scale farmer or commercial grower. Discover: how to breed for a wide range of different traits (flavor, size, shape, or color; cold or heat tolerance; pest and disease resistance; and regional adaptation); how to save seed and maintain varieties; how to conduct your own variety trials and other farm- or garden-based research; how to breed for performance under organic or sustainable growing methods."--Back cover.

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    Overcome
  • Author : Lora Leigh
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9780698181861
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Bengal's Quest ignites the most dangerous instincts known to man, woman, and beast in these Breed novellas, collected in one volume for the first time. The Breed Next Door Lyra thinks her new neighbor looks too good to be true. But Tarek Jordan is even more than he seems: a Breed Enforcer on the run. And even though he wants her, Tarek knows Lyra could get burned—unless she embraces the danger that comes with loving a Breed. In a Wolf’s Embrace Matthias and Grace are meant to mate—until he commits an act too shocking to ignore. Grace knew that the hot Breed was dangerous, but now, she fears for her own life. Yet she wonders: could it be part of some insidious plan? For there are forces determined to tear them apart and destroy what’s left of the man within. A Jaguar’s Kiss Jaguar Breed Saban Broussard has a job to do: guard the first instructor chosen to teach Breed children. But with just one kiss and his touch, the mating phenomena begins that will tie Natalie Ricci to him forever. Unless a shadow from her past gets them both killed.

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    No Country for Old Men
  • Author : Cormac McCarthy
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780307390530
  • Reader Reviews : 156
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From the bestselling, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Road comes a "profoundly disturbing and gorgeously rendered" novel (The Washington Post) that returns to the Texas-Mexico border, setting of the famed Border Trilogy. The time is our own, when rustlers have given way to drug-runners and small towns have become free-fire zones. One day, a good old boy named Llewellyn Moss finds a pickup truck surrounded by a bodyguard of dead men. A load of heroin and two million dollars in cash are still in the back. When Moss takes the money, he sets off a chain reaction of catastrophic violence that not even the law—in the person of aging, disillusioned Sheriff Bell—can contain. As Moss tries to evade his pursuers—in particular a mysterious mastermind who flips coins for human lives—McCarthy simultaneously strips down the American crime novel and broadens its concerns to encompass themes as ancient as the Bible and as bloodily contemporary as this morning’s headlines. No Country for Old Men is a triumph. Look for Cormac McCarthy's new novel, The Passenger.

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    Unsolaced
  • Author : Gretel Ehrlich
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN : 9780307911797
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Science
  • From the author of the enduring classic The Solace of Open Spaces, here is a wondrous meditation on how water, light, wind, mountain, bird, and horse have shaped her life and her understanding of a world besieged by a climate crisis. Amid species extinctions and disintegrating ice sheets, this stunning collection of memories, observations, and narratives is acute and lyrical, Whitmanesque in breadth, and as elegant as a Japanese teahouse. “Sentience and sunderance,” Ehrlich writes. “How we know what we know, who teaches us, how easy it is to lose it all.” As if to stave off impending loss, she embarks on strenuous adventures to Greenland, Africa, Kosovo, Japan, and an uninhabited Alaskan island, always returning to her simple Wyoming cabin at the foot of the mountains and the trail that leads into the heart of them.

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    Sackett's Land
  • Author : Louis L'Amour
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 9780553899733
  • Reader Reviews : 16
  • Genre : Fiction
  • After discovering six gold Roman coins buried in the mud of the Devil’s Dyke, Barnabas Sackett enthusiastically invests in goods that he will offer for trade in America. But Sackett has a powerful enemy: Rupert Genester, nephew of an earl, wants him dead. A battlefield promise made to Sackett’s father threatens Genester’s inheritance. So on the eve of his departure for America, Sackett is attacked and thrown into the hold of a pirate ship. Genester’s orders are for him to disappear into the waters of the Atlantic. But after managing to escape, Sackett makes his way to the Carolina coast. He sees in the raw, abundant land the promise of a bright future. But before that dream can be realized, he must first return to England and discover the secret of his father’s legacy.