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  • A Space Traveler's Guide to the Solar System
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    Pages : 272

    by: Mark Thompson

    Publisher: pPegasus Books

    Book Description

    The popular host of the BBC's award-winning Stargazing Live takes readers on an imaginary journey throughout our solar system.

    Although many elements of such a trip are not yet possible, Thompson (A Down to Earth Guide to the Cosmos, 2013, etc.) makes it believable enough. First, as the author notes, traveling toward Mer ... more

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    2016-11-08

    ISBN-10: 1681772396

    ISBN-13: 9781681772394

    Language: English

  • Enough Said: What's Gone Wrong with the Language of Politics?
    Views : 189
    Pages : 352

    by: Mark Thompson

    Publisher: pSt. Martin's Press

    Book Description

    A veteran British journalist tracks the disintegration of public discourse along the trajectory of his long career covering politics in England and the United States.

    The proliferation of Donald Trump’s crassness of speech, ad hominem attacks, and outright lies is hardly surprising, since they stem from the introduction of the vernac ... more

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    2016-09-06

    ISBN-10: 1250059577

    ISBN-13: 9781250059574

    Language: English

  • The White War: Life and Death on the Italian Front 1915-1919
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    Pages : 480

    by: Mark Thompson

    Publisher: pBasic Books

    Book Description

    Penetrating study of one of the forgotten fronts of the Great War.

    Italy went to war with the neighboring Austro-Hungarian Empire in 1915 for complex reasons, writes British historian Thompson (Forging War: The Media in Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, and Hercegovina, 2003, etc.), not least of them the irredentist view that ethnic Italians ... more

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    2009-03-17

    ISBN-10: 0465013295

    ISBN-13: 9780465013296

    Language: English

  • American Character: The Curious Life of Charles Fletcher Lummis and the ....
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    Pages : 372

    by: Mark Thompson

    Publisher: pArcade Publishing

    Book Description

    Thompson (Long Road to Freedom, 1994) begins his biography of flamboyant American author and adventurer Charles Fletcher Lummis by describing how, after flunking out of Harvard in the early 1880s, Lummis walked from his home in Cincinnati all the way to California—where he took a job as a reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Newspap ... more

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    2001-03-14

    ISBN-10: 1559705507

    ISBN-13: 9781559705509

    Language: English