The Coffee Table Book of Doom

This illustrated guide to the end of the world humorously discusses all the possible ways the Apocalypse may be ushered in, from comets and pandemics to a robotic revolution and the Mayan Calendar. Original. 75,000 first printing.

Author: Steven Appleby

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0452298660

Category: Humor

Page: 199

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This illustrated guide to the end of the world humorously discusses all the possible ways the Apocalypse may be ushered in, from comets and pandemics to a robotic revolution and the Mayan Calendar. Original. 75,000 first printing.

John Updike

Author: Jack De Bellis

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781584561958

Category: Reference

Page: 608

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This definitive guide to materials by and about this prolific American author consists of a printed first volume and a second volume on CD-ROM. The A and B sections of Volume I, concern separately printed works by Updike and books to which he has contributed. The volume also features over 500 grayscale images of book covers, jackets, broadsides, and many seldom seen items. It includes comprehensive listings of Updike's short fiction, poems, articles, essays and reviews, as well as extensive documentation of letters, speeches, dramatic works, manuscripts, interviews, and blurbs. Volume II contains entries for material about Updike and his work (reviews, commentary, and theses), several appendices (media appearances, work read by others, works in translation, exhibits and catalogs), and full-color versions of images appearing in the printed volume.

Marvel Graphic Novels and Related Publications

An Annotated Guide to Comics, Prose Novels, Children's Books, Articles,
Criticism and Reference Works, 1965-2005 Robert G. Weiner. to issue 50 . ... It
contains several of his sword - and - sorcery tales , including one in which the
legendary Beowulf is featured , and a solo Dr . Doom story . ... This lovely coffee -
table book features Marvel artwork , mostly covers from the Golden Age to the
present day .

Author: Robert G. Weiner

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 385

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This work provides an extensive guide for students, fans, and collectors of Marvel Comics. Focusing on Marvel's mainstream comics, the author provides a detailed description of each comic along with a bibliographic citation listing the publication's title, writers/artists, publisher, ISBN (if available), and a plot synopsis. One appendix provides a comprehensive alphabetical index of Marvel and Marvel-related publications to 2005, while two other appendices provide selected lists of Marvel-related game books and unpublished Marvel titles.

Pen International

... edge of my bed looking out at the starless sky pondering meaningless
abstractions , sipping halfheartedly at my instant coffee and reading the
prophecies in The Book of Doom . ... coffee table in the room while fumbling for
the light switch .

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Bander Snatch

... Edition ) [ 28.50 Previously published in 1983 al $ 45.00 , and missed by some
of us , including your reviewer , this is a luxurious ' coffee table ' book . ... Like the
poem the book tells a weird , doom - laden story , shot with baffling absurdities .

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National Journal

A Hippie , a lavish new coffee table book coffee - table book about the
counterculabout the decade's counterculture , is a Bob ture ! What a long ,
strange trip it's been . national best - seller . A movie about Che Dylan Funny ,
though , if you pick ...

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Category: Legislation

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Hong Kong Macau Guangzhou

The Portuguese government was outraged and copies of the book were seized
and destroyed . also has a good assortment of ... are the James Bond classic The
Man with the Golden Gun ( 1974 ) and Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (
1984 ) . General There are several pictorial coffee - table books about Macau .

Author: Damian Harper

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Canton (China)

Page: 571

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This ninth revised edition offers fresh insights into post-handover Hong Kong and pre-handover Macau, the Portuguese territory due to be returned to China in 1999. It also covers Guangzhou, the capital of Canton. Includes restaurant listings, Cantonese and Mandarin language sections, plus basic Portuguese.

Indian Review of Books

... have been bashed and beaten on the rocks of analysis and then , worn
threadbare by a host of coffee table ' books . ... the eyes of the traveller , the
historian , the city dweller , the planner , the photographer , the seer , the prophet
of doom .

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The Horticulturist

Thankfully Kathryn Bradley - Hole has kept doom and nostalgia down to a
minimum , making rather , a celebration of the ... Titchmarsh This is a handsome
book for the coffee table with plenty of colour photographs , historic prints and
plans .

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Category: Horticulture

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New Scientist

Books reviewed next week include : An engineer's life Japan's bioweapons Alan
Turing lives on BESTSELLERS LONDON A Devil's ... An uncomfortable book ,
but enthralling . ... by Maggie McDonald NO ONE in power will take the dangers
of climate change seriously , says this prophet of doom , until they are at the door
. ... Big book from a small kingdom : Bhutan is the ultimate coffee - table book .

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Category: Science

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The Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal

Presents a guide to heavy metal music, recounting the careers of more than two hundred artists, past and present, with over six hundred color photographs, a timeline of important events, and twenty top-ten lists.

Author: Daniel Bukszpan

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Publishing

ISBN: 0760742189

Category: Music

Page: 300

View: 223

Presents a guide to heavy metal music, recounting the careers of more than two hundred artists, past and present, with over six hundred color photographs, a timeline of important events, and twenty top-ten lists.

The Greenfield Review

... abstractions , sipping half - heartedly at my instant coffee and reading the
prophecies in the Book of Doom . ... So strange , to stumble across freedom in the
darkness you'd trip over the coffeetable in the livingroom while fumbling for the ...

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Category: Literature

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Straddling the Line Mills Boon Desire The Bolton Brothers Book 1

She did this all while managing to completely ignore the impending sense of
doom in her stomach—a sense of doom that told ... Two black leather chairs with
chrome accents sat on either side of a coffee table that was a sheet of round
glass ...

Author: Sarah M. Anderson

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 1472006135

Category: Fiction

Page: 192

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All her life, Josey White Plume has sought one thing: to fit in with her Lakota family. She has no time for some sexy rich guy and his pursuit. But she can’t stop thinking about businessman Ben Bolton – can’t stop wanting him...


South Carolina Wildlife

Their most recent trips culminated in a beautiful coffee - table book published by
the University of South Carolina Press this ... Reflections of May - June will
feature Archibald Rutledge's SOUTH CAROLINA classics Claws and The Doom
of ...

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Category: Fishing

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Book Publishing and Philippine Scholarship

The prophecy that it spells the doom of the book publishing industry , however ,
has remained unfulfilled . ... New textbook series and attractive art books and so -
called " coffee table " books have appeared on the market . A new ...

Author: Pacifico N. Aprieto

Publisher:

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Category: Scholarly publishing

Page: 70

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New Society

Those who want a coffee table book are not likely to want the sharp - edged
account of the UN : those students who would ... O ' Brien ' s central argument is
that the basic function of the UN is " prayerful rites for the aversion of doom " : that
is ...

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1997 Writer s Market

30 % of books from first - time authors ; 70 % from unagented writers . Pays 7172
... Nonfiction : Regional works only : biography , coffee table book , cookbook ,
illustrated book , reference . Subjects ... Doom Hacker ' s Guide , by Hank Leukart
.

Author: Kirsten Campbell Holm

Publisher: Writers Digest Books

ISBN: 9780898797428

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 1001

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A guide for the freelance writer, listing pertinent information about publications and editors

The Washingtonian

Inrange - a high price tag for the structional videos run the gamut visual
equivalent of a good book from William F. Buckley's Ce or recording . lestial ...
From tennis to childbirth , if the coffee table variety . ... TEMPLE OF DOOM
Besides the movies and howIf Andrew is a film buff , the NOW ON
VIDEOCASSETTE tos , there are ...

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