Author:Smith, Martin J


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By: Smith, Martin J.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : HarperResource, c2004.:

Seller ID: BB0242418

ISBN: 0060535318

Condition: vg/g

Pop culture meets pop reference in this irreverent tour of twenty unlikely events, innovations, and individuals that forever changed how we live today -- the food we eat, the places we live, the love we make, the fads we follow, the clothes we wear, the products we buy, and much more. Veteran journalists Martin J. Smith and Patrick J. Kiger make the offbeat their beat, revealing the odd, surprising, and amusing origins of inexplicable cultural phenomena. From slam dunks to rock 'n' roll punks, permanent press to pantyhose, black velvet painting to point-click culture, high-tech diapers to l... View more info

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Wolves eat dogs

By: Smith, Martin J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2004.:

Seller ID: BB0240770

ISBN: 0684872544

Condition: vg/vg

Arkady Renko returns for his most enigmatic and baffling case: the death of one of Russia's new billionaires, which leads him to the Zone of Exclusion -- Chernobyl, and the surrounding areas closed to the world since the nuclear disaster of 1986.In his groundbreaking "Gorky Park," Martin Cruz Smith created one of the iconic detectives of contemporary fiction, Arkady Renko. Cynical, quietly subversive, brilliantly analytical and haunted by melancholy, Renko has survived, barely, the journey from the Soviet Union to the New Russia, only to find his transformed nation just as obsessed with ... View more info