Better than great

a plenitudinous compendium of wallopingly fresh superlatives
  • 244 Pages
  • 3.24 MB
  • English
Viva Editions , Berkeley, Calif
Adjective, Usage, Dictionaries, English lan
Other titlesPlenitudinous compendium of wallopingly fresh superlatives
Statementby Arthur Plotnik
LC ClassificationsPE1241 .P56 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxv, 244 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26882162M
ISBN 101573446602
ISBN 139781573446600, 9781573446815
LC Control Number2010053409

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Robert Zemeckis) adapted from Forrest Gump by Winston Groom. Jaws (dir. Steven Spielberg) adapted from Jaws by Peter Benchley. Fight Club (dir. David Fincher) adapted from Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk.

Stardust (dir. Matthew Vaughn) adapted from Stardust by Neil   The beloved and oft-requested Gretchen Rubin. You all know her as the author of The Happiness Project, Happier at Home, and Better than Before, but what you might not know is Gretchen is a voracious reader of children’s literature who is a member of THREE book clubs dedicated solely to children’s lit.

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I actually tend to love movies that are based on books – being based on a book gives a movie a lot of depth and a lot of story to work with. "Better Than Good: Creating a Life You Can't Wait to Live" by Zig Ziglar is a motivating book by one of the most popular motivation authors and speakers of the last five decades.

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We have a complete guide to each of the Great Gatsby movie adaptations, as well as some advice for writing about the movies!.

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The Name is better than great wealth, and compassion is better than gold or silver. GOD'S WORD® Translation A good name is more desirable than great wealth. Respect is better than silver or gold. JPS Tanakh A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, And loving favour rather than silver and gold.

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