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The Silent Woman: The USA TODAY BESTSELLER – a gripping historical fiction (Cat Carlisle, Book 1)

Would you sell your secrets?

Catherine Carlisle is trapped in a loveless marriage and the threat of World War Two is looming. She sees no way out… that is until a trusted friend asks her to switch her husband’s papers in a desperate bid to confuse the Germans.

Soon Catherine finds herself caught up in a deadly mixture of espionage and murder. Someone is selling secrets to the other side, and the evidence seems to point right at her.

Can she clear her name before it’s too late?

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Surrealism (Basic Art Series 2.0)

With Salvador Dalí as its figurehead, the great ship of Surrealism traversed the turbulent seas of the early 20th century with sails billowing with dreams and desires. Inspired by the psychoanalytical practice of Sigmund Freud, the Surrealists championed the unconscious as the domain of truth, uninhibited by the standards or expectations of society.

With techniques ranging from hypnotism to nocturnal walks to automatic writing, the likes of André Breton, Max Ernst, Brassaï, and Meret Oppenheim produced paintings, drawings, texts, and films in which they sought to excavate their most intimate and primal instincts. The results abound with sexual fantasies, with mysterious, menacing creatures, and with the juxtaposition of seemingly contradictory objects or ideas.

This book introduces the origins and the sensational legacy of the Surrealist movement, one of the most profound and enduring influences on film, theater, literature, art, and thought.

Featured artists: Hans Arp, André Breton, Giorgio de Chirico, Salvador Dalí, Max Ernst, Alberto Giacometti, Paul Klee, René Magritte, André Masson, Matta, Joan Miró, Pablo Picasso, Meret Oppenheim, Yves Tanguy

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The Indian Tipi: Its History, Construction, and Use, 2nd Edition

When the first edition of this book was published in 1957, the art of making a tipi was almost lost, even among American Indians. Since that time a tremendous resurgence of interest in the Indian way of life has occurred, resurgence due in part, at least, to the Laubins’ life-long efforts at preservation and interpretation of Indian culture.

As The Indian Tipi makes obvious, the American Indian is both a practical person and a natural artist. Indian inventions are commonly both serviceable and beautiful. Other tents are hard to pitch, hot in summer, cold in winter, poorly lighted, unventilated, easily blown down, and ugly to boot. The conical tipi of the Plains Indian has none of these faults. It can be pitched by one person. It is roomy, well ventilated at all times, cool in summer, well lighted, proof against high winds and heavy downpours, and, with its cheerful fire inside, snug in the severest winter weather. Moreover, its tilted cone, trim smoke flaps, and crown of poles, presenting a different silhouette from every angle, form a shapely, stately dwelling even without decoration.

In this new edition the Laubins have retained all the invaluable aspects of the first edition, and have added a tremendous amount of new material on day-to-day living in the tipi: the section on Indian cooking has been expanded to include a large number and range of Indian foods and recipes, as well as methods of cooking over an open fire, with a reflector oven, and with a ground oven; there are new sections on making buckskin, making moccasins, and making cradle boards; there is a whole new section on child care and general household hints. Shoshoni, Cree, and Assiniboine designs have been added to the long list of tribal tipi types discussed.

This new edition is richly illustrated with color and black and white photographs, and drawings to aid in constructing and living in the tipi. It is written primarily for the interested amateur, and will appeal to anyone who likes camping, the out-of-doors, and American Indian lore.

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Native American Moccasins: A Craft Manual

First published in 1969, this book is still considered the most comprehensive and diverse work on the subject today.
Detailed instructions for measuring, pattern-making, fitting and construction guide the craftsman in producing a wide variety of Native American footwear that are authentic and well-tailored to the individual’s foot.
This expanded edition contains patterns for 28 moccasin types covering over 30 tribes, along with historical information. Comprehensive new instructions on making Plains hard sole, Northern Plains soft sole, and Cherokee/Southeastern style moccasins are now included.
Forty-one full-color photographs of moccasins from many North American tribes, along with 22 historic period photos, make this book a wonderful reference for both collectors and craft workers.

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Rough Crafts Turned a Fat Boy Into a Mighty Guerrilla

Taiwan-based custom house Rough Crafts took a 2018 Harley-Davidson Fat Bob 107 and turned it into a ‘Mighty Guerrilla’ by slamming it, murdering it out, and absolutely loading it with custom and upgraded performance parts, including Arlen Ness rocker box covers, calipers, and a Big Sucker intake. The tank comes from a Sportster but has been stretched & scalloped for a truly original look & its custom build sheet goes on forever… (via BikeExif)

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Ooni Introduces Koda Portable Pizza Oven

The Ooni Koda outdoor oven is a portable, gas-powered pizza cooker that reaches temps nearly twice as hot as a conventional oven. Up to 932º which will give you a crispy 12-inch Neopolitan pie cooked to perfection, in just 60 seconds. With stainless steel construction in a compact design plus fold-out legs, & a standard propane connection, the Koda will easily take your pizza party on the road.

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R-Reforged revives the Aston Martin Vantage V12 Zagato for a limited production run

To celebrate Zagato’s 100th anniversary, R-Reforged will be reviving the Aston Martin Vantage V12 Zagato from 2011 in a limited run of 19 Speedsters and 19 Coupes. Built by Vynamic GmbH, who assists Aston Martin with their DTM cars, the “Heritage Twins” are being produced under exclusive …

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Zero Labs is developing the world's first fully electric Ford Bronco

An LA company is reimagining one of the most beloved SUVs of all time with an all-electric version of the Ford Bronco. While the overall shape and styling remains the same, the classic SUV has been thoroughly re-engineered with a fully electric, brushless permanent magnet AC BorgWarner …

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Street Food Official Trailer | Netflix

Some of the best food in the world isn’t found in a Michelin Star restaurant, nor will it cost you an arm and a leg and cause you to wait for hours with other impatient…

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