Описание: The ultimate DIY project guide for techie dads raising kids in their own geeky image, in the spirit of "The Dangerous Book for Boys" Today's generation of dads grew up more tech-savvy than ever. Rather than joining the Little League team, many grew up playing computer games, Dungeons and Dragons, and watching "Star Wars." Now with kids of their own, these digital-age dads are looking for fresh ways to share their love of science and technology, and help their kids develop a passion for learning and discovery. Enter supergeek, and father of two, Ken Denmead. An engineer and editor of the incredibly popular GeekDad blog on wired.com, Ken has created the ultimate, idea-packed guide guaranteed to help dads and kids alike enjoy the magic of playtime together and tap into the infinite possibility of their imagination. With illustrations throughout, this book offers projects for all ages to suit any timeframe or budget. With Denmead's expert guidance, you and your child can: Fly a night-time kite ablaze with lights or launch a video camera with balloons Construct the "Best Slip n' Slide Ever," a guaranteed thrill ride Build a working lamp with LEGO bricks and CDs Create a customized comic strip or your own board game Transform any room into a spaceship Make geeky crafts like cyborg jack-o'-lanterns or Ethernet cuff links Brimming with endlessly fun and futuristic tidbits on everything from gaming to gadgets, "GeekDad" helps every tech-savvy father unleash his inner kid-and bond with the next generation of brainiacs.
Автор: Gee, Maggie Название: My cleaner ISBN: 0863565441 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780863565441 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1833 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Ugandan Mary Tendo worked for many years in the white middle-class Henman household in London, cleaning for Vanessa and looking after her only child, Justin. More than ten years after Mary has left, Justin - now twenty-two, handsome and gifted - asks for Mary. When Mary returns, both women`s lives change irrevocably as the tensions build.
Автор: Gee Maggie Название: My Animal Life ISBN: 1846590906 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846590900 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 972 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: This frank, bold memoir dares to explore the big questions: success and failure, sex, death and parenthood - our animal life.
Автор: Gee, Maggie Название: My cleaner ISBN: 1846590086 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846590085 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 864 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Ugandan Mary Tendo worked for many years in the white middle-class Henman household in London, cleaning for Vanessa and looking after her only child, Justin. More than ten years after Mary has left, Justin is too depressed to get out of bed. To his mother`s surprise, he asks for Mary. This work confronts racism and class conflict with humour.
Автор: Gee, Maggie Название: My driver ISBN: 1846590795 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846590795 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 864 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Vanessa Henman, a plucky but accident-prone white writer, is in Uganda for an African writers` conference. She also means to visit her former cleaner Ugandan Mary Tendo, now the successful Executive Housekeeper of Kampala`s Sheraton Hotel. But Mary has her own agenda: her son Jamil is missing, and she has secretly summoned Vanessa`s beloved ex-husband Trevor to her home village to build a new well. Vanessa sets off alone on safari to Bwindi Impenetrable Forest to see the mountain gorillas. But farce turns into something much darker when she quarrels with her driver and a bloody war closes in on Bwindi from Congo. Can anyone save her? Can Mary find her son
Описание: The first female Chair of the Royal Society of Literature and translated into thirteen languages, Maggie Gee is writing the Victorian condition-of-England novel for 21st-century Britain. In the first critical study of Gee's work, Mine Ozyurt Kilic identifies the specific social problems her novels address and explains the social consciousness similarities Gee shares with the Victorians. Analyzing how Gee adjusts the condition-of-England novel to reflect contemporary Britain enables Ozyurt Kilic to reveal the accuracy of Gee's rich portraits of Britain. She focuses on Gee's ability to cut across the boundaries of race, class and gender, mix voices from the margin with the majority and challenge and change the idea of the mainstream. As an active, self-conscious and critical participant in the literary world, Gee paints a panoramic view of society. Her critiques of class, race and the world of publishing, allow Ozyurt Kilic to cover a wide range of topics and detail how English fiction shapes and influences, and is shaped and influenced by, the contemporary literary market.
Описание: From his first viewing of Star Wars (Episodes IV, V, and VI only!) to the first time she rolled a natural 20, The Geek Baby Book helps you keep track of every sidekick, quest, and victory in your geekling`s life
Автор: Gee Maggie Название: Virginia Woolf in Manhattan ISBN: 1846591996 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846591990 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 751 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Nominated for the 2015 Folio Prize, this sparkling, critically acclaimed novel is now available in paperback. This is a love letter to Virginia Woolf by one of Britain`s best loved authors, previously shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.
Автор: Gee, Maggie Название: White family ISBN: 0863563805 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780863563805 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 1686 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Alfred White, a London park keeper, rules his home with conviction and tenderness. When he collapses on duty, Shirley, a black social worker, is brought face to face with Alfred`s son Dirk, who hates and fears all black people. Alfred is forced to decide whether justice matters more than kinship.
Автор: Gee, Maggie Название: Light years ISBN: 0863568688 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780863568688 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 864 р. Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Описание: Lottie Lucas is the luckiest person she knows. She has looks, money, three houses and a teenage son she adores. So why is her husband Harold walking out on her a few days before Christmas?
Автор: Gee, Maggie Название: Blue ISBN: 1846590132 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846590139 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 864 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Presents stories of everyday life set against an intricately woven backdrop encompassing larger issues of poverty, race relations, and social prejudices. This title is about love that tell us something about life, and how people negotiate a path for themselves. The actors of the stories quietly and unobtrusively assume their place in the world.
Автор: Gee, Maggie Название: Ice people ISBN: 1846590388 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781846590382 Издательство: Неизвестно Рейтинг: Цена: 864 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: It`s the middle of the 21st century, and the next Ice Age has suddenly sent global warming into reverse. Saul is one of the Ice People, the threatened peoples of the northern hemisphere, who, watching their world freeze over, try to move south towards the equator.
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