Magnificent Bastards

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Magnificent Bastards

Comic genius Rich Hall introduces a series of magnificent bastards and lost souls in this hilarious collection of tall tales. Meet the man who vacuums bewildered prairie dogs out of their burrows; a frustrated werewolf who roams the streets of Soho getting mistaken for Brian Blessed; a smug carbon-neutral eco-couple; a teenage girl who invites 45,000 MySpace friends to a house party; the author of a business book entitled Highly Successful Secrets to Standing on a Corner Holding Up a Golf Sale Sign and a man whose attempts to teach softball to a group of indolent British advertising executives sparks an international crisis.

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Magnificent Bastards
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Rich Hall
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-04 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Comic genius Rich Hall introduces a series of magnificent bastards and lost souls in this hilarious collection of tall tales. Meet the man who vacuums bewildered prairie dogs out of their burrows; a frustrated werewolf who roams the streets of Soho getting mistaken for Brian Blessed; a smug carbon-neutral eco-couple;
The Magnificent Bastards
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Keith Nolan
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-07 - Publisher: Presidio Press

On April 29, 1968, the North Vietnamese Army is spotted less than four miles from the U.S. Marines’ Dong Ha Combat Base. Intense fighting develops in nearby Dai Do as the 2d Battalion, 4th Marines, known as “the Magnificent Bastards,” struggles to eject NVA forces from this strategic position. Yet
The Magnificent Bastards
Language: en
Pages: 441
Authors: Wayne Kyle Spitzer
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-29 - Publisher: Hobb's End Books

There was a single, sharp tap of the drums followed by a rapid succession of beats as the crushed velvet curtains spread and the audience gasped: for Tran had taken her position in the box and was even now being secured as Williams struck a gunfighter pose and his hand
Our Magnificent Bastard Tongue
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: John McWhorter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-30 - Publisher: Penguin

A survey of the quirks and quandaries of the English language, focusing on our strange and wonderful grammar Why do we say “I am reading a catalog” instead of “I read a catalog”? Why do we say “do” at all? Is the way we speak a reflection of our cultural
Smyth County
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Kimberly Barr Byrd, Debra J. Williams
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

Located between the Blue Ridge and the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia, Smyth County has had a profound effect on many aspects of local, state, American, and world history. In Images of America: Smyth County, take a journey back through time and visit the town recently named the "Most Historical Spot