Blood channels down Jack's weathered face and into his matted beard. His vacant eyes mirror the flames that dance along the bedroom walls. The acrid smell of grenade fumes burn into his nostrils. The journey from California to Florida to find his loved ones has ended. Their voices ring in his ears. Jack Criley has murdered his wife and daughter. The Earth's population has transformed into savage mutations, but Jack doesn't care about what caused the apocalypse. Only closure mattered. This was not the ending he envisioned. Self doubt and hatred push him towards a new purpose: to kill as many of the creatures as possible before he dies. Yet, something Jack doesn't fully understand drives him onward. Something he fears as much as the uncertainty of suicide and no bottle can numb it.
A Field Guide to Whisky is a one-stop guide for all the information a whisky enthusiast needs. With the whisky market booming all over the world, now is a perfect time for a comprehensive guide to this popular brown spirit. What are the basic ingredients in all whiskies? How does it get its flavor? Which big-name brands truly deserve their reputation? What are the current whisky trends around the world? And who was Jack Daniel, anyway? This abundance of information is distilled(!) into 324 short entries covering basic whisky literacy, production methods, consumption tips, trends, trivia, geographical maps and lists of distilleries, whisky trails, bars, hotels, and festivals by an industry insider. Boasting 230 color photographs and a beautiful package to boot, A Field Guide to Whisky will make a whisky expert out of anyone.
The greatest political allegory since Animal Farm, written by the most fantastic-smelling author of our time. Ever drank too much and forgot what happened? Don't be embarrassed. Deshler Dean faces this problem every day of his life. Dean is far more brilliant and productive when he's blackout drunk. In the last few months alone, he has invented a hamburger more addictive than crystal meth, scored a six-figure record contract for his terrible art rock band, and started dating a woman he doesn't even recognize. Worse yet, he has become entangled in the biggest war since the Allies took on Germany. When rival fast food chains duke it out for control over Dean's burger-inventing genius, Dean and his band mates plunge into the absurd world of corporate paranoia and greed. As the violence of the burger wars spills out onto the streets, it's up to them to win over the hearts (and stomachs) of the American people and save the country from the equivalent of a deep-fried nuclear warhead.
Fannie Hardy Eckstorm and Her Quest for Local Knowledge, 1865–1946 reveals an important story which speaks directly to contemporary issues as historians of science, social science, and humanities begin to re-evaluate the nature, content, and role of indigenous and folk knowledge systems. Eckstorm's life and work illustrate the constant tension between local lay knowledge and the more privileged scientific production of academics that increasingly dominated the field from the early twentieth century.
This is one birthday I'll never forget... I thought my birthday would be the same as always, with little more than a scribbled card from my boys and a mumbled acknowledgement from my husband, Dan. So when Dan slips a note under my pillow with an invitation for something new, I am a little shocked. And a lot interested. While another man will never enter my heart, I am not opposed to having one join us in the bedroom. It's one of my biggest fantasies come to life - and like nothing we've ever tried before. But are we ready for fantasy to become reality? Not all wishes should come true. It's only one night. What could possibly go wrong? Naughty Shorts from New York Times bestselling author, Sa...