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The Legend of Korra. Book One: Air

Title: The Legend of Korra. Book One: Air
By: Joaquim Dos Santos

Rare is the sequel that can equal the original, yet The Legend of Korra continues and deepens the alchemy of Eastern mythology, intriguing characters and spiritual adventure that made its predecessor, Avatar: The Last Airbender perhaps the greatest show of all time. As the avatar, headstrong Korra must bring about ... [Read more]


video, teen video
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Clarity and wit

Pawn Structure Chess

Title: Pawn Structure Chess
By: Andy Soltis

In 1749, Philidor called pawns "the soul of chess." Andy Soltis heeded this wisdom and organized his book not around the bewildering variety of openings, but around the handful of pawn structures that the openings reach at the mid-game. Here are archetypal positions to suit many temperaments: pugilist, assassin, architect, ... [Read more]


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