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Catholicism - An Introduction: Teach Yourself
Catholicism - An Introduction: Teach Yourself
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, 28 July 2014
A good introduction


OUT OF CONTROL: The Last Days Of The Clash
OUT OF CONTROL: The Last Days Of The Clash

4.0 out of 5 stars Insightful, 12 April 2014
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This book is not as bitter as some have made out.The author at the end seems quite accepting that the group is ending.I have been listening to the Clash for the past twenty years and it hasn't shattered any illusions about them being these right on working class voices of the people.They made some good music as a group but no one is perfect. Bernie Rhodes is supposed to have said at Malcolm McClarens funeral,"If we're not careful we're going to turn Malcolm into John Lennon,into a saint".Like "they" always say,it is probably best if you don't meet your heroes.


Last.fm
Last.fm
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Last fm not available on mobile devices in UK, 14 Feb 2014
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I got rid of this app as it told me Last FM radio not available on mobile devices in UK


Sit Down and Shut Up: Punk Rock Commentaries on Buddha, God, Truth, Sex, Death & Dogen's Treasury of the Right Dharma Eye
Sit Down and Shut Up: Punk Rock Commentaries on Buddha, God, Truth, Sex, Death & Dogen's Treasury of the Right Dharma Eye
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5.0 out of 5 stars The only book on Zen I ever needed to read., 2 Jan 2014
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This is the only book on Zen I ever needed to read.And I have been "doing" zen for the past eighteen years and have read many books on Zen.And I never came close to finding Zen while reading these other books,yet it was in front of me all the time.There are a few words in this book that come close to distilling the essence of Zen.I won't tell you which words because this book isn't just about Zen.Mr Warner also puts something of his entertaining self into the book.I would recommend most of his other books as well.


Authentic RDX Heavy 4FT Punch Bag + Boxing Gloves + Chains MMA UFC Kick Punching Pad
Authentic RDX Heavy 4FT Punch Bag + Boxing Gloves + Chains MMA UFC Kick Punching Pad
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Price: 32.18

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Good quality, 17 Nov 2012
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Received bag but not accessories though as company correctly point out,this is an issue with the courier firm.This helpful company tell me they will get the accessories to me.
Bag itself is good quality.


Public Domain Catholic Gospel
Public Domain Catholic Gospel
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1.0 out of 5 stars The King James bible is not a Catholic translation of the bible, 2 July 2011
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I don't know why this is described as being a "Catholic gospel".The King James bible is not a Catholic translation of the bible and is not a bible translation used commonly by Catholics,if at all.There is another copy of this download on Amazon that simply omits the word Catholic from the title but you'd be getting the same thing whether you downloaded this Catholic gospel or the "non Catholic" gospel.


Andy Warhol (Lives)
Andy Warhol (Lives)
by Wayne Koestenbaum
Edition: Hardcover

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A well written,factual biography of a 20th century enigma, 5 Feb 2002
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I found this biography to be well written and well researched.One gripe I did have with the book,was that it concentrated to a large extent on his creative life,perhaps not unreasonably considering the artist's inarticulate nature and secrecy.
He kept his own life and emotions away from his public,and his associates(His "superstars")and this mystique still persists.
However,saying that,it is apparent from reading this book that Andy was not the passive automaton he often presented himself as.There is still a fair amount of material in the book,that shows a man in many ways ill at ease with himself.But it also reveals his intelligence and wit,and fundamental humanity,under that prematurely grey wig.
Good analyses of his films,art work and books are also presented,though once or twice in reading,I found myself skipping certain over- intricate parts.
Also relatively well recorded are the portraits of his "employees"and hangers on at the factory,and this book is not full of the usual claims that he was responsible for many of his superstars extreme behaviour patterns,and untimely deaths.At the same time it is not an unconfessed apology for his immersion in the bizarre world he found some identity in,and does not make him out to have discouraged such behaviours.In fact,considering the time and location,they do not seem so strange.
In summary,this book gives a fine portrait of one of the 20th centuries most influential movers and shakers;as artist,director,writer and over all,his often hidden human nature.


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