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Illustrated with full-color photography and screenshots on virtually every page, A Brief History of Video Games: The Evolution of a Global Industry is a researched, plain-spoken, and thoroughly accessible chronicle of video games as a pop culture phenomenon turned major creative industry.
Authors Skrob (president, Information Marketing Association) and Regnerus (online marketing consultant) offer plain-spoken advice and background for information marketers who want to take advantage of the numerous resources available on the Internet.
From a petulant, invective poem against bumblebees to enjoying and celebrating the pleasure of an anniversary to the haunting analogy between creating a house for wrens to nest in and trying to become pregnant, What Feeds Us paints sublimely with descriptive language, sometimes plain-spoken, sometimes obliquely surreptitious.
Composed of a glossary of oft-unfamiliar words used in the Good Book, and alphabetical cast of characters, condensed summaries of the old and new testaments, a timeline, a selective survey of translations, miscellany, and a bibliography, Pocket Guide To The Bible is plain-spoken and easy to take in even as it accurately crystalizes key points.
By rights, I should have turned each page muttering, "You go, girl"--or, as her plain-spoken British mates would say, "Effing brilliant.
You can certainly understand the stigma when it's pretty much a thoroughly preventable death,'' says the plain-spoken Bunde, who quit smoking in 2000, about a year before her diagnosis.
An especially valuable tool for policy makers and those in private or public institutions that fund research, Furthering America's Research is well-reasoned, plain-spoken, and highly recommended.
Black-and-white photographs illustrate these plain-spoken instructions for interacting with parents, leading kids in theater preparation and warmup exercises, and a detailed five-day planner filled with activities for kids to learn about everything from scriptwriting to body positioning to dress rehearsal and curtain calls.