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    okładka Selected Short Works, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Selected Short Works, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Amber’s Mirage (1929, For thirty years old, Jim has spent the search for the mythical „Amber’s Mirage” without finding him. Tsu is a sad story about how his young teammate left the house, loved a woman and went to look for a bright rock over a source that is full of gold. But perhaps this is a mirage...)Bernardo’s Revenge (An exciting story of love and the interaction of man with nature in the jungle, namely tigers.) (1912)California Red (1926, For years Ben Ide had chased ...

    okładka Eliminowanie przyczyn wypadków i kolizji w obszarze infrastruktury transportowej logistyki miejskiej, Ebook | Remigiusz Kozłowski, Jakub Jabłoński, Żaneta  Błoch
    okładka Eliminowanie przyczyn wypadków i kolizji w obszarze infrastruktury transportowej logistyki miejskiej, Ebook | Remigiusz Kozłowski, Jakub Jabłoński, Żaneta  Błoch

    Przyczyn wypadków i kolizji drogowych jest wiele, jednak nie zawsze zdarzenia te są zupełnie przypadkowe. Można odnaleźć zależności, które wskażą, jak im zapobiegać, np. poprzez modernizację infrastruktury drogowej. Działania zmierzające do podnoszenia bezpieczeństwa na drogach są trudne i nie zawsze przynoszą oczekiwane rezultaty, ale mimo wszystko należy je podejmować. Autorzy niniejszej monografii dołożyli wszelkich starań, aby zidentyfikować przyczyny zagroż...

    okładka The Code of the West, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Code of the West, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Georgianna Stockwell, a free-spirited young woman from the East, moves to the wilds of the Tonto Basin in Arizona and she creates a violent culture clash. She has been sent there by her parents and doctor for a change of scenery. It seems Georgianna had gotten herself lung problems due to all of her dancing and gadding about. Fortunately, her sister, Mary Stockwell is on the scene ready to take care of her younger sister and to show her how life should really be lived. But ...

    okładka Twin Sombreros, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Twin Sombreros, Ebook | Zane Grey

    A novel of honor lost, redemption found, and rip-roaring wild adventure from the original master of the American Western. Falsely accused of murdering Allen Neece, cowboy Brazos Keene had narrowly escaped a lynch mob. With his name at last cleared, Keene discovered that Neece’s twin sisters had being forced off their ranch after the death of their brother, something that honorable cowboy Brazos Keene couldn’t allow to happen. Brazos made a pledge to track down their brother...

    okładka To the Last Man, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka To the Last Man, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Imagine if Romeo and Juliet were set among the sheep ranching families of Arizona. Add in a heavy dash of frontier action and adventure, and that neatly sums up the plot of Zane Grey’s „To the Last Man”, which follows a blossoming romance among members of feuding clans in the vast open plains of the Wild West. „To the Last Man” is the story of Arizona’s Pleasant Valley War, one of the most legendary conflicts of the Old West. Son of a cattleman, Jean Isbel tests family loya...

    okładka Wildfire, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Wildfire, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier, including the novel Riders of the Purple Sage, his best selling book. This is one of his stories. The story revolves around Lucy Bostil, a stable owner’s daughter who one day happens upon an unconscious Lin Slone. He never wants anything more than the wild stallion he calls Wildfire. When h...

    okładka The Wilderness Trek, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Wilderness Trek, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Zane Grey’s big Australian novel. American cowboy, Stirling Haselton, taking the blame for a shooting committed by a friend, is exiled to Australia and with one loyal follower, joins a party of ranchers and drovers making the long wilderness journey to the Elaberleys. Through the eyes of two cowboys, Australia comes alive for the reader – the flora, the fauna, the heat, the dust, the water, or lack there of, the strange and the exotic are all displayed. There are rustlers, ...

    okładka West of the Pecos, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka West of the Pecos, Ebook | Zane Grey

    From one of the bestselling western novelists of all time, comes another classic story. It is the story of Terrill Lambert, a young girl who disguises herself as a boy, at first to please her father’s dream for a son and second to protect herself in wild west Texas when her father is murdered. Young Terrill Lambeth could ride and shoot with the best men of the south. When her widowed father parks a caravan and drives towards Texas, she gets the chance to test her skills and...

    okładka Under the Tonto Rim, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Under the Tonto Rim, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Over 30 million Zane Grey paperbacks sold since 1954. Lucy Watson has finally escaped from the town where she grew up. She takes a job as a state welfare worker and travels to distant Cedar Ridge to help „primitive” backwoods families improve their lives. She quickly overcomes their fears, and achieves popularity by the practical results of her work. From the grandeur of the old forests, loomed over by the immense Rim Rock, to the love of the children whose lives she can ma...

    okładka Valley of Wild Horses, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Valley of Wild Horses, Ebook | Zane Grey

    This is a classic story of the Wild West, a story of reinvention, of justice, of right makes might. Panhandle Smith develops a wild free life as a cowboy until homesickness and a longing for his childhood sweetheart, Lucy, leads him to find them moved to Marco, a town in New Mexico. His childhood enemy Dick Hardman is ensconced there with his grasping father and their power seems invincible. Smith has a plan. Fighting down his past as a gunman, he prepared to start a new li...

    okładka Spirit of the Border, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Spirit of the Border, Ebook | Zane Grey

    This is an early novel by the phenomenally successful author of frontier, western and sports stories, the novel is the second in a trilogy. It deals with historical characters and incidents in the Ohio Valley in the late 18th century, especially with the foundation of Gnaddenhutten, a missionary village intended to bring Christianity to the Indians of Ohio, despite the violent opposition of both Indians and white renegades. The story deals with the attempt by Moravian Churc...

    okładka Wanderer of the Wasteland, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Wanderer of the Wasteland, Ebook | Zane Grey

    „Wanderer of the Wasteland”, Zane Grey’s 1923 novel of two brothers, one an honest cowpoke, the other a gambler. Adam Larey was betrayed by his older brother, Guerd, a gambler and wastrel, so he ran away to a mining town. Guerd, in the company of a vicious and unscrupulous sheriff, tracked him down, and in a confrontation, Adam shot his brother and assaulted the sheriff. A distraught Adam, believing he has killed his own brother. Adam seeks refuge in the desert, where life ...

    okładka The Vanishing American, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Vanishing American, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Here is the great romance of the American Indian, revealing in the swift march of its events the tragedy and the glory of a whole race, and the true essence of the West, as only Zane Grey can express it. It tells the story of the love between Nophaie, a young Native American (or American Indian) man and his love for and with a woman by the name of Marian Warner. Also Indian warrior Nophaie strives to maintain ancient and honorable customs among his people in the face of abu...

    okładka The UP Trail, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The UP Trail, Ebook | Zane Grey

    „The U. P. Trail” takes place in the late 1860’s during the building of the Union Pacific Railroad, the first to connect the east coast to the west. Our protagonist is Warren Neale, a civil engineer on the railroad. His girlfriend, Allie Lee, seems to be always in need of recusing. One of the most interesting characters is Neale’s best friend Larry „"Red"” King, a rough gun toting Texan cowboy. The heroes must battle the human challenges of greed, ruthlessness, and ambition...

    okładka The Trail Driver, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Trail Driver, Ebook | Zane Grey

    A great story by „the greatest novelist of the American West”. This one is about the tough men and women who made their living by obtaining herds of cattle and driving them across large territories to be sold. Driving forty-five hundred longhorns is hard enough, but in addition to leading the biggest cattle drive in the history of the Chisholm Trail, Adam Brite and his ten trail-hardened partners have to contend with the fury of nature and man. They were going all the way f...

    okładka The Thundering Herd, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Thundering Herd, Ebook | Zane Grey

    In this breathless tale of bravery and battle, of white mans courage and red mans daring, Zane Grey has written one of his finest novels. The great western writer’s story of the buffalo hunters, and the passing of the great herds of buffalo. „The Thundering Herd” is the story of the buffalo and of their near extinction when hide hunters swarmed the plains killing them by the tens of thousands, and at the same time helping to eliminate the Indians by killing their food suppl...

    okładka The Young Runaway, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Young Runaway, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Zane Grey was one of the first millionaire authors. With his veracity and emotional intensity, he connected with millions of readers worldwide, during peacetime and war, and inspired many Western writers who followed him. That work is widely considered the greatest Western ever written, and Grey remains one of the most famous authors of the genre. Cattle rustling was on the rise in the town of Randall, Wyoming and the new people Martha and Andrew join the ranchers in their ...

    okładka The Man of the Forest, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Man of the Forest, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Zane Grey (January 31, 1872 – October 23, 1939) was an American author best known for his popular adventure novels and stories that presented an idealized image of the American frontier. This is one of his stories. Loner Milt Dale seeks solitude in the wild mountains of Arizona, and instead finds himself rescuing two young women from a kidnapping plot. He must lead the timid Helen and her wild hearted sister Bo away from danger, and try not to fall in love along the way. Le...

    okładka Thunder Mountain, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka Thunder Mountain, Ebook | Zane Grey

    One of the bestselling novelists of the American West brings us a gripping tale of gold, greed, and vengeance. Three brothers find a lode of gold at Thunder Mountain. But instead of finding peace and prosperity, Jake, Kalispel, and Sam Emerson find more treachery than any normal men could hope to survive. Before they can get the claim registered, one of the brothers is killed by a claim jumper and the other is beaten and robbed of his ore sample. A boom town rises around th...

    okładka The Rainbow Trail, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Rainbow Trail, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Originally published in 1915, „The Rainbow Trail” is the sequel to „Riders of the Purple Sage”. At the end of that famous novel, a huge boulder had rolled down to shut off the entrance to Surprise Valley, leaving Lassiter, Jane Withersteen, and little Fay Larkin to a singular fate. Twelve years later a young, disillusioned, ex-preacher in Illinois, hears about the wonderful secret canyon where a couple with their young foster daughter had fled to for safety, knowing they co...

    okładka The Mysterious Rider, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Mysterious Rider, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Readers with a taste for classic Westerns will appreciate this story’s spirited, well-drawn characters and its evocative descriptions of the frontier’s natural beauty. Hell-Bent Wade arrives at a Colorado homestead where a young woman is being pressured into matrimony. The plot centers around this young woman, an orphan named Columbine, who is entrapped by her allegiances into considering marriage to the drunkard son of her adopted father. Columbine is torn between her feel...

    okładka The Shepherd of Guadaloupe, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Shepherd of Guadaloupe, Ebook | Zane Grey

    „The Shepherd of Guadaloupe” is not a traditional Western: the story begins in 1919 and there are no gunslingers, rustlers, Indians, or stagecoaches. Cliff Forest returns from the war to find that his parents’ home has been taken over by the brutal Lundeen, whose own lovely daughter is terrified of him. To break the feud, save his parents, and win the woman who loves him, Cliff will have to defeat death itself. Virginia knows of the injustice done to his family by her fathe...

    okładka The Rustlers of Pecos County, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Rustlers of Pecos County, Ebook | Zane Grey

    „The Rustlers of Pecos County” is another fantastic example of Western fiction by the master of the genre, American Author Zane Grey. The town of Linrock, located in Pecos Couty is south Texas has fallen under the control of a gang of rustlers. Two Texas Rangers, one undercover as a reckless cowboy, the other right out in the open, drawing the fire and wrath of outlaws, have been sent to bring law to a rustler gang’s town. In order to do it they risk losing the love of the ...

    okładka The Last of the Plainsmen, Ebook | Zane Grey
    okładka The Last of the Plainsmen, Ebook | Zane Grey

    Unlike many of Grey’s fictional novels of the old west, this is an account of a trip made to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon about 1908, for the purpose of tracking and capturing mountain lions. Buffalo Jones was the last of the famous plainsmen who rode the trails of the old West. In a continuing quest to establish dominion over wild animals, Jones leads his men on a journey to capture untamed cougars and bring them back alive. After several run-ins with Navajo, Commanch...

Czym są ebooki?

Ebooki to książki, których treść została zapisana w formie elektronicznej. Są nazywane również e-książkami, publikacjami elektronicznymi czy książkami elektronicznymi. Ebooki można odczytywać na komputerach i laptopach, ale są one przeznaczone głównie do czytania na urządzeniach przenośnych takich jak smartfony, tablety i przede wszystkim czytniki książek elektronicznych. Ebooki posiadające swoje pierwowzory w formie papierowej są jej odwzorowaniem. Posiadają wszystkie elementy obecne w „tradycyjnej” wersji, takie jak okładkę, ilustracje, spis treści, przypisy itp.

Niepodważalną zaletą ebooków jest to, że w odróżnieniu od drukowanej książki można w nich zmieniać rodzaj oraz wielkość czcionki, formatować tekst, a w zależności od posiadanego czytnika istnieje też możliwość wyszukiwania pojedynczych słów w tekście, dodawania zakładek i robienia notatek.

Formaty ebooków

Ebooki są dostępne w wielu formatach. Najpopularniejsze z nich, będące standardem dla publikacji elektronicznych, to EPUB, MOBI i PDF.

Epub

To nowoczesny format będący standardem publikacji ebooków. Format EPUB umożliwia zmienianie wielkości fontu, co pomaga dopasować jego rozmiar do ekranu. Ebooki w tym formacie najlepiej odczytywać na urządzeniach posiadających ekran eINK (elektroniczny papier), chociaż można je odczytać także na smartfonie czy tablecie. Format EPUB jest możliwy do odczytania na komputerze, jednak do tego celu konieczne jest zainstalowanie właściwego oprogramowania.

Mobi

Jest formatem ebooków wykorzystywanym przez czytniki firmy Amazon – Kindle (oraz na innych urządzeniach i programach dostępnych na rynku). Publikacje MOBI są zapisane w formacie Mobipocket, można więc pobrać je na dowolny sprzęt elektroniczny posiadający oprogramowanie umożliwiające odczytanie plików MOBI. Format ten jest oparty na języku HTML, dlatego jego wyświetlanie jest możliwe na urządzeniach mobilnych.

PDF

To format zapewniający taki sam wygląd strony jak w wersji papierowej – w tym formacie podział na strony jest sztywny. PDF służy do długoterminowego archiwizowania elektronicznych danych i może być odczytywany na większości komputerów, laptopów, smartfonów, czytników czy tabletów.