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Blurb

Informal for an advertisement, especially a brief one.
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To condense to a blurb a review that took a lot of time to write isn't something Turan appreciates.
Blurb: A graduate psychology student must help a young client make sense of terrifying visions while acts of brutal evil threaten to destroy them both.
The origin of the word blurb can be traced to a single occasion.
In the overall tally, thought blurb finished Runners-up with 50 points, just behind O&M who was awarded the Agency of the Year with 61 points.
Our new offset print capability can reduce unit costs by as much as 40% or more over single copy print on demand, Eileen Gittins, Blurb s founder and CEO, said in the company s announcement.
Good news then that The Twilight Sad, the Scottish band to whom said blurb refers, are on their way to Belfast next week.
The blurb thus became an invaluable source of information about the textbook, their author and their target audience; frequently the only one available.
Blurb, founded in 2005, is a creative publishing and marketing platform that makes it easy to design, publish, market, and sell professional-quality print books and ebooks.
Fryd's author blurb says her life-long dream was to write a "non-boring" book about history.
Publishing and marketing platform Blurb announced on Tuesday a further collaboration with Adobe Systems (Nasdaq:ADBE), with the integration of bookmaking into the public beta of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 now available.
Poet Srikanth Reddy in a blurb calls the book "an extraordinary work of imaginative reconstruction" that "assembles a postmodernist Warren Commission Report from archival research, obituaries, interviews, and historical broadcasts surrounding the assassination" and that discovers "in the chaos of evidence, rumor, and falsehood, that no dialectical method can offer his speaker an escape from the prison house of paranoia." Poet Martha Collins agrees; her blurb calls this a "fine book," "both a page-turner that takes you into remote corners of the Kennedy assassination controversy, and a bold postmodernist collage of poetic styles, voices and forms."
22 -- The blurb of my edition of Stet - Diana Athill's riveting, funny and must-read memoir about her 50-odd years as one of London's best-known publishers - has this quote from the Washington Times: "Athill has written a book that should please anyone who cares about 20th century literature and its creators."