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Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1472104900
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Champions do extra. They sweep the sheds. They follow the spearhead. They keep a blue head. They are good ancestors. In Legacy, best-selling author James Kerr goes deep into the heart of the world's most successful sporting team, the legendary All Blacks of New Zealand, to reveal 15 powerful and practical lessons for leadership and business. Legacy is a unique, inspiring handbook for leaders in all fields, and asks: What are the secrets of success - sustained success? How do you achieve world-class standards, day after day, week after week, year after year? How do you handle pressure? How do you train to win at the highest level? What do you leave behind you after you're gone? What will be your legacy?

The Legacy

The Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1990101054
Author: Elle Kennedy
Publisher: EKI
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The international bestselling Off-Campus series returns with a collection of four novellas by New York Times bestselling author Elle Kennedy! This brand-new installment provides the much-anticipated answer to the question: where are they now? Four stories. Four couples. Three years of real life after graduation… A wedding. A proposal. An elopement. And a surprise pregnancy. Can you guess which couple is which? Come for the drama, stay for the laughs! Catch up with your favorite Off-Campus characters as they navigate the changes that come with growing up and discover that big decisions can have big consequences…and big rewards. *THE LEGACY is an 85,000-word novel that is made up of four novellas.

The Becoming

The Becoming [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250272718
Author: Nora Roberts
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
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A new epic of love and war among gods and humans, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Awakening. The world of magick and the world of man have long been estranged from one another. But some can walk between the two—including Breen Siobhan Kelly. She has just returned to Talamh, with her friend, Marco, who’s dazzled and disoriented by this realm—a place filled with dragons and faeries and mermaids (but no WiFi, to his chagrin). In Talamh, Breen is not the ordinary young schoolteacher he knew her as. Here she is learning to embrace the powers of her true identity. Marco is welcomed kindly by her people—and by Keegan, leader of the Fey. Keegan has trained Breen as a warrior, and his yearning for her has grown along with his admiration of her strength and skills. But one member of Breen’s bloodline is not there to embrace her. Her grandfather, the outcast god Odran, plots to destroy Talamh—and now all must unite to defeat his dark forces. There will be losses and sorrows, betrayal and bloodshed. But through it, Breen Siobhan Kelly will take the next step on the journey to becoming all that she was born to be.

Popper’s Legacy

Popper’s Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0773586059
Author: Raphael Sassower
Publisher: McGill-Queen\'s Press - MQUP
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Popper’s Legacy by Raphael Sassower Book Resume:

Karl Popper has had an extraordinary influence on scientific and social thought. Widely regarded as one of the greatest philosophers of science of the twentieth century, he was also a highly influential social and political philosopher, a proponent and defender of the "open society." Popper's Legacy examines all aspects of his work, in particular his moral and psychological insights.

The Glendower Legacy

The Glendower Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1453266089
Author: Thomas Gifford
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Ancient treason threatens to ignite a new skirmish in the Cold War It’s January, 1778, and William Davis is standing guard for the Continental Army at Valley Forge when he witnesses something sickening: an American selling intelligence to the British. The meeting goes wrong, three men die, and William flees the scene, leaving a swatch of his uniform behind. The next day he’s arrested, tried, and executed for treason as part of a monstrous cover-up to protect the identity of the officer who tried to sell out the American Revolution: General George Washington himself. Two centuries later, a descendent of Davis finds evidence of Washington’s betrayal. Before he can announce his findings, he’s murdered by KGB agents hoping to use the information to embarrass the United States. But the crucial document vanishes, and the only man who can secure it is Nat Underhill, a Harvard professor who truly must publish or perish.

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1800468873
Author: Chris Coppel
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
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Legacy by Chris Coppel Book Resume:

Craig Edmonds and his young family are awoken at 2 AM by someone banging at their front door. On their doorstep they find an unexpected delivery... a large crate with a generic label addressed to his family.

The Last Legacy

The Last Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250823730
Author: Adrienne Young
Publisher: Wednesday Books
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New York Times bestselling author Adrienne Young returns with The Last Legacy, a captivating standalone about family and blood ties, reinventing yourself, and controlling your own destiny. When a letter from her uncle Henrik arrives on Bryn Roth's eighteenth birthday, summoning her back to Bastian, Bryn is eager to prove herself and finally take her place in her long-lost family. Henrik has plans for Bryn, but she must win everyone’s trust if she wants to hold any power in the delicate architecture of the family. It doesn’t take long for her to see that the Roths are entangled in shadows. Despite their growing influence in upscale Bastian, their hands are still in the kind of dirty business that got Bryn’s parents killed years ago. With a forbidden romance to contend with and dangerous work ahead, the cost of being accepted into the Roths may be more than Bryn can pay.

The Highest Tribute: Thurgood Marshall's Life, Leadership, and Legacy

The Highest Tribute: Thurgood Marshall's Life, Leadership, and Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0063089432
Author: Kekla Magoon
Publisher: HarperCollins
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The Highest Tribute: Thurgood Marshall's Life, Leadership, and Legacy by Kekla Magoon Book Resume:

A brilliant picture book biography about Thurgood Marshall, who fought for equality during the Civil Rights Movement and served as the first Black justice on the Supreme Court, from Coretta Scott King Honor winners Kekla Magoon and Laura Freeman. Growing up in Baltimore, Thurgood Marshall could see that things weren’t fair. The laws said that Black and white people couldn’t use the same schools, parks, or water fountains. When Thurgood had to read the Constitution as punishment for a prank at school, his eyes were opened. It was clear to him that Jim Crow laws were wrong, and he was willing to do whatever it took to change them. His determination to make sure all Americans were treated equally led him to law school and then the NAACP, where he argued cases like Brown v. Board of Education in front of the Supreme Court. But to become a Justice on the highest court in the land, Thurgood had to make space for himself every step of the way. Readers will be inspired by Kekla Magoon’s concise text and Laura Freeman’s luminous illustrations, which bring Thurgood Marshall’s incredible legacy and achievements to life.

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250272947
Author: Nora Roberts
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts presents Legacy, a new novel of a mother and a daughter, of ambition and romance, and of a traumatic past reawakened by a terrifying threat... Adrian Rizzo was seven when she met her father for the first time. That was the day he nearly killed her—before her mother, Lina, stepped in. Soon after, Adrian was dropped off at her grandparents’ house in Maryland, where she spent a long summer drinking lemonade, playing with dogs, making a new best friend—and developing the stirrings of a crush on her friend’s ten-year-old brother. Lina, meanwhile, traveled the country promoting her fitness brand and turning it into a billion-dollar business. There was no point in dwelling on the past. A decade later, Adrian has created her own line of yoga and workout videos, following in Lina’s footsteps but intent on maintaining creative control. And she’s just as cool-headed and ambitious as her mother. They aren’t close, but they’re cordial—as long as neither crosses the other. But while Lina dismisses the death threats that Adrian starts getting as a routine part of her daughter’s growing celebrity, Adrian can’t help but find the vicious rhymes unsettling. Year after year, they keep arriving—the postmarks changing, but the menacing tone the same. They continue after she returns to Maryland and becomes reacquainted with Raylan, her childhood crush, all grown up and as gorgeously green-eyed as ever. Sometimes it even seems like the terrifying messages are indeed routine, like nothing will come of them. Until the murders start, and the escalation begins...

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0804151520
Author: James A. Michener
Publisher: Dial Press
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In this sweeping novel inspired by the Iran-Contra affair, master storyteller James A. Michener conjures the triumphs and tragedies of one family and their dynamic role in the history of the United States and its founding document. Over a tense weekend of reflection, Major Norman Starr of the National Security Council prepares to appear before a congressional committee to publicly account for his covert actions. Hoping to learn something from his proud, troubled heritage, Starr looks for guidance in the lives of his ancestors: all-Americans who weren’t always right. From a framer of the Constitution to a slave owner, from a Supreme Court justice to a courageous suffragist, each recalls an important legacy that Starr must somehow reconcile with his own perilous dilemma. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James A. Michener's Hawaii. Praise for Legacy “Michener has left his own legacy. . . . [He] is an educator, not just in history but in ethics, and like any good educator, he’s not afraid to confront a complex world.”—Edward Rutherfurd, Chicago Tribune “Michener tells interesting stories about the Constitution, even if they are fiction. He brings the document alive. . . . Each tale is told with the Michener flair.”—United Press International “An impressive amount of historical drama . . . Captivating historical vignettes [are] woven skillfully within Starr’s talks with his loving wife and loyal attorney.”—Kirkus Reviews “A revealing book . . . about the forging of the Constitution and the crises that shaped it.”—Associated Press

The Awakening

The Awakening [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250272602
Author: Nora Roberts
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
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#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts begins a new trilogy of adventure, romance, and magick in The Awakening. In the realm of Talamh, a teenage warrior named Keegan emerges from a lake holding a sword—representing both power and the terrifying responsibility to protect the Fey. In another realm known as Philadelphia, a young woman has just discovered she possesses a treasure of her own... When Breen Kelly was a girl, her father would tell her stories of magical places. Now she’s an anxious twentysomething mired in student debt and working a job she hates. But one day she stumbles upon a shocking discovery: her mother has been hiding an investment account in her name. It has been funded by her long-lost father—and it’s worth nearly four million dollars. This newfound fortune would be life-changing for anyone. But little does Breen know that when she uses some of the money to journey to Ireland, it will unlock mysteries she couldn’t have imagined. Here, she will begin to understand why she kept seeing that silver-haired, elusive man, why she imagined his voice in her head saying Come home, Breen Siobhan. It’s time you came home. Why she dreamed of dragons. And where her true destiny lies—through a portal in Galway that takes her to a land of faeries and mermaids, to a man named Keegan, and to the courage in her own heart that will guide her through a powerful, dangerous destiny...

Your Legacy

Your Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1647000726
Author: Schele Williams
Publisher: Abrams
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A proud, empowering introduction to African American history that celebrates and honors enslaved ancestors Your story begins in Africa. Your African ancestors defied the odds and survived 400 years of slavery in America and passed down an extraordinary legacy to you. Beginning in Africa before 1619, Your Legacy presents an unprecedentedly accessible, empowering, and proud introduction to African American history for children. While your ancestors’ freedom was taken from them, their spirit was not; this book celebrates their accomplishments, acknowledges their sacrifices, and defines how they are remembered—and how their stories should be taught.

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781429990349
Author: David L. Golemon
Publisher: Macmillan
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"Fans of Clive Cussler, Verne, X-Files, and military tactical thrillers will find much to enjoy in this increasingly clever series." –Booklist on Leviathan The New York Times bestselling author of Leviathan and Primeval is back at full throttle with an adrenaline-pumping addition to the Event Group Thriller Series. The United States is ready to make a triumphant return to the moon, striking out boldly into the solar system in an attempt to regain the confidence of the heady days of the Apollo program. The first of what are to be many missions to the lunar surface was designed to find the frozen water needed to prepare to build a base to launch an assault on Mars. But a shocking discovery at Shackleton Crater brings the first Prometheus mission to an abrupt halt. Remote robots uncover human skeletal remains and a base that had been destroyed countless millennia ago. The information is sent back to earth where forensic analysis at NASA reveals the corpse to be over seven hundred million years old. A secret this devastating cannot be kept forever, and the news is leaked to the world. Soon nations are thrown into a head-long collision, pitting governments against their own citizens as the flames of fundamentalism start a conflagration that threatens to engulf the world as a race to return the moon is on. The Event Group is tasked to unravel the mystery and to offer something that can either explain our ancient visitor or, at least, keep the world from descending into chaos. Colonel Jack Collins once again leads a team of the world's greatest scientists and philosophers on a journey that will take the Event Group to the airless world of space. But while a battle rages over the truth of our heritage, the Event Group realizes that this may not be humanity's war alone. Could something else—someone else—be coming to finish a war that they started almost a billion years ago?

The Legacy

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Author: Amelia Shaw
Publisher: Tamsin Baker
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From nerdy bookworm to Fae Slayer in training. My life is carefully planned, and blissfully free of surprises. I hate surprises. Discovering I come from a long line of Fae Slayers and must give up my position at a prestigious college to attend a Slayer Academy? Worst. Surprise. Ever. I'm a nerd. A bookworm. I slay with words, not swords. Fighting to stay at the top of the class is nothing compared to fighting to survive. If the deadly weapons and mysteriously hot, but possibly evil guys don't kill me, then six months without cell reception might. He haunts my dreams... His eyes pierce my soul.. but will my sword have to pierce his heart? Megara's battle to survive Slayer Academy has just begun. Weapons classes, unexpected passion, and forbidden love await in The Legacy…

Legacy (Vampire Awakenings, Book 12)

Legacy (Vampire Awakenings, Book 12) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Brenda K. Davies
Publisher: Brenda K. Davies
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When Melanie left her sheltered, bizarre childhood behind for college, she was determined to embrace her new life, but forgetting her past proved impossible. Though she tries to live a normal life, she shuns anyone who tries to get close to her. Kyle is determined to break through Melanie’s walls, but when she makes it clear she doesn’t talk about her past, he doesn’t push. He struggles to give her space even as he fights his growing desire to get closer. Melanie knows it’s a bad idea to fall for Kyle; yet he’s impossible to resist. As they grow closer, she struggles with how to keep her past from him, but when it collides with her present, secrets are unleashed—and not just hers. Kyle isn’t expecting Melanie’s past to put his family in danger, but when he’s confronted with a horror the likes of which he’s never known, he must decide if his mate is someone he can trust… or a deadly threat. Download your copy of Legacy and dive into the epic conclusion of the Vampire Awakenings Series. ***Due to sexual content, violence, and language, this book is recommended for readers 18+ years of age.*** Keywords: Paranormal romance series strong heroine strong male lead steamy romance contemporary fantasy fiction mythical creatures psychic powers action adventure thriller family romance series.

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1999188683
Author: Amanda Lynn Petrin
Publisher: Amanda Lynn Petrin
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After centuries of hunting my family, it all came down to this. By the end of the night, I was either going to defeat Henry, or die trying... An ancient curse on the Owens women puts Lucy in a race against time to claim her birthright and defeat her Big Bad. Lucy knew that she had a lot to learn before she could face Henry. But when she discovers a curse aimed at robbing her of her happily ever after, she sets off on a mission to find the cure. Helped by Embry and Gabriel, her knights in shining armor, she must travel Europe to trace back her ancestry and claim her Legacy. Legacy is the final novel in the paranormal Owens Chronicles trilogy by Amanda Lynn Petrin. If you like quests and battles of good versus evil with a strong and vulnerable heroine, then you’ll love this supernatural adventure. Buy your copy of Legacy to find out how the story ends!

Legacy

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Author: Russ Linton
Publisher: Fictional Work
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Can a misfit hacker finally fulfill an impossible legacy? When his mother disappeared, Spencer went on a suicidal mission to find her. When his father fell, he became the one thing he feared most. Hacker misfit. Augment hunter. Now he’s got to figure out how to be what he never wanted to be: a hero. With the world order crumbling and the rise of an Augment epidemic, Spencer and his unlikely crew of Not-So-Super Friends must confront the crisis which they helped unleash. There’s Eric, a fellow hacker seduced by a digital revolution he struggles to control. Hound, an aging veteran who has lost his place in a rapidly changing world. Jackie, a newly minted speedster determined not to be just another Augment weapon like Ember her short-fused, fire-wielding mother. Throw in a couple former traitors and a clairvoyant mother who can’t seem to keep out of his headspace and this may just be Spencer’s last stand… Spencer must make a team out of them and fast as their growing list of enemies tries to determine the fate of the world. But can the powerless son of a superhero ever fulfill his father’s legacy? Read the exciting conclusion of the Crimson Son Universe, the superhero series that turns the genre on its head, and find out! Praise for the Crimson Son Universe: “This bright, quirky fantasy, gives "superhero" a whole new meaning...” “Like an origami creation, he builds his tales in subtle layers, crisp folds of storytelling that make a shape far different than first expected.” “A brilliant scary story that may well happen someday…” “Russ Linton infuses his action-packed story with a genuine emotion that is often overlooked in tales like this.” Suggested reading order for Crimson Son Universe: Crimson Son Empty Quiver (Short Story Collection) Crimson Son 2: Motherland Crimson Son 3: Ashes Under the Flickering Light (standalone novel) Crimson Son 4: Legacy

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0865343578
Author: Leonard Schonberg
Publisher: Sunstone Press
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Legacy by Leonard Schonberg Book Resume:

In this epic novel spanning three generations of the Schneider family, Schonberg unfolds the lives of three unforgettable women: Hannah, Pearl, and Sarah. After emigrating from Europe in 1913, the family must overcome poverty and tragedy in New York.

The Legacy: Making Wishes Come True

The Legacy: Making Wishes Come True [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0307776352
Author: Lurlene McDaniel
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
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The Legacy: Making Wishes Come True by Lurlene McDaniel Book Resume:

Who is JWC and how was the One Last Wish Foundation created? Discover the tragic story behind a struggle for survival against impossible odds. Follow the interwining story of true love and friendships that compelled JWC to dedicate a life and legacy to helping others in this extraordinary novel of hope. You don't know me, but I know about you.... I can't make you live longer, I can't stop you from hurting. But I can give you one wish, as someone did for me....

The Darkest Legacy

The Darkest Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1368026052
Author: Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Disney Electronic Content
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The long-awaited new novel in the New York Times best-selling Darkest Minds series, now a major motion picture. Five years after the destruction of the so-called rehabilitation camps that imprisoned her and countless other Psi kids, seventeen-year-old Suzume "Zu" Kimura has assumed the role of spokesperson for the interim government, fighting for the rights of Psi kids against a growing tide of misinformation and prejudice. But when she is accused of committing a horrifying act, she is forced to go on the run once more in order to stay alive. Determined to clear her name, Zu finds herself in an uncomfortable alliance with Roman and Priyanka, two mysterious Psi who could either help her prove her innocence or betray her before she gets the chance. But as they travel in search of safety and answers, and Zu grows closer to the people she knows she shouldn't trust, they uncover even darker things roiling beneath the veneer of the country's recovery. With her future—and the future of all Psi—on the line, Zu must use her powerful voice to fight back against forces that seek to drive the Psi into the shadows and save the friends who were once her protectors. From #1 New York Times best-selling author Alexandra Bracken comes a harrowing story of resilience, resistance, and reckoning that will thrill loyal fans and new readers alike.

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 166552099X
Author: Gloria Russell
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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Legacy by Gloria Russell Book Resume:

Legacy was written from a sincere concern for believers who desire to grow spiritually. In many cases pressures of this life have crowded out the supernatural, abundant life Jesus came to give. It’s not too late! In one moment of time one can repent – turn to God and ask His forgiveness. The Holy Spirit who lives within you will begin to show you what it means to walk in the Spirit and not flesh. He will guide you into the truth of who you are in Christ Jesus and empower you to change. This is the legacy of every true believer.

Pot-Honey

Pot-Honey [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 146144960X
Author: Patricia Vit,Silvia R. M. Pedro,David Roubik
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Pot-Honey by Patricia Vit,Silvia R. M. Pedro,David Roubik Book Resume:

The stingless bees are one of the most diverse, attractive, fascinating, conspicuous and useful of all the insect groups of the tropical world. This is a formidable and contentious claim but I believe it can be backed up. They are fifty times more species rich than the honey bees, the other tribe of highly eusocial bees. They are ubiquitous in the tropics and thrive in tropical cities. In rural areas, they nest in a diversity of sites and are found on the flowers of a broad diversity of crop plants. Their role in natural systems is barely studied but they almost certainly deserve that hallowed title of keystone species. They are popular with the general public and are greatly appreciated in zoos and gardens. The chapters of this book provide abundant further evidence of the ecological and economic importance of stingless bees.

The legacy

The legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1071538926
Author: Rashid Hussain
Publisher: Babelcube Inc.
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Thousands of years ago, science let go of man, leaving him one step away from extinction. The world re-emerged from these unequaled beings, with a lost history and the same intelligence, they raised houses and walls. The inheritance of ancient legends were the pinnacle of the ascent, since these wonders created exemplary men, skillful and versatile with just one of them. For centuries the foundations were created between conflicts with these magnificent objects, mistakes and injustices, they would predict wars and a religion angry with the means of exercising the power given by some god. Misguided or not, the differences would lead the continent to tremble once more hand in hand with science and its legacy. The penalties for our beloved Hansa begin upon learning of the loss of the hunter's mask, the only sustenance for the families of his class, where his father loses it in a bet. His mother decides to try to protect the future of her son, working for a strange duke just outside the walls. His little son, with the help of Roni, his best friend, tries to make up for his alcoholic father's big mistake, searching for his only treasure.

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1773052969
Author: Suzanne Methot
Publisher: ECW Press
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Legacy by Suzanne Methot Book Resume:

Five hundred years of colonization have taken an incalculable toll on the Indigenous peoples of the Americas: substance use disorders and shockingly high rates of depression, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions brought on by genocide and colonial control. With passionate logic and chillingly clear prose, author and educator Suzanne Methot uses history, human development, and her own and others’ stories to trace the roots of Indigenous cultural dislocation and community breakdown in an original and provocative examination of the long-term effects of colonization. But all is not lost. Methot also shows how we can come back from this with Indigenous ways of knowing lighting the way.

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1532090242
Author: H. M. Bailey
Publisher: iUniverse
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An African proverb says it takes a village to raise a child; even though this is true, a tremendous amount of your life's success is determined by your parents. Some fortunate people are born to better educated and better-situated families, therefore putting them at a natural advantage. Raised in the Washington D.C. foster care system, Kurt Bryant was not one of the fortunate children. On the night of his twenty-first birthday, which should've been the best night of his life, a chance encounter with three mysterious people leaves one of Kurt's friends dead on the icy January concrete. Kurt wakes up in Richmond, Virginia, covered in blood with no idea how he got there—pursued by the three unknown attackers that want nothing more than to end his life. Armed with only the dark consciousness that resides in him, Kurt struggles to stay one step ahead of the mysterious figures who now want him dead.

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1800468970
Author: CA Sacha
Publisher: Troubador Publishing Ltd
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The wide-ranging plot straddles four continents as the main characters’ lives intertwine; driven by love, betrayal, ambition and the desire for a Legacy. Bucephalus is a secret project that will produce the world’s first emissions free car using a special fuel and engine, but there is another hidden agenda. China seizes on the opportunity to use Bucephalus to bring America to its knees, for its own ends. Gene Finnegan the automotive giant behind the project persuades the US president to lead a humanitarian programme called Feed Africa, using it to hide the environmental testing his vehicles require. Joseph Montgomery, America’s president is desperate to avert a war, become the hero he images himself to be and finally break free from his domineering mother. Josie Ryland knows the truth. Bucephalus is destroying the eco system and the people she loves in southern Africa. Can she stop it from being launched? The stage is set for a showdown with unimaginable consequences.

The Legacy of Eden

The Legacy of Eden [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1459220366
Author: Nelle Davy
Publisher: Harlequin
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The Legacy of Eden by Nelle Davy Book Resume:

For generations, Aurelia was the crowning glory of more than three thousand acres of Iowa farmland and golden cornfields. The estate was a monument to matriarch Lavinia Hathaway's dream to elevate the family name—no matter what relative or stranger she had to destroy in the process. It was a desperation that wrought the downfall of the Hathaways—and the once-prosperous farm. Now the last inhabitant of the decaying old home has died—alone. None of the surviving members of the Hathaway family want anything to do with the farm, the land or the memories. Especially Meredith Pincetti. Now living in New York City, for seventeen years Lavinia's youngest grandchild has tried to forget everything about her family and her past. But with the receipt of a pleading letter, Meredith is again thrust into conflict with the legacy that destroyed her family's once-great name. Back at Aurelia, Meredith must confront the rise and fall of the Hathaway family…and her own part in their mottled history.

The Templar Legacy

The Templar Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 034549377X
Author: Steve Berry
Publisher: Ballantine Books
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The ancient order of the Knights Templar possessed untold wealth and absolute power over kings and popes . . . until the Inquisition, when they were wiped from the face of the earth, their hidden riches lost. But now two forces vying for the treasure have learned that it is not at all what they thought it was–and its true nature could change the modern world. Cotton Malone, one-time top operative for the U.S. Justice Department, is enjoying his quiet new life as an antiquarian book dealer in Copenhagen when an unexpected call to action reawakens his hair-trigger instincts–and plunges him back into the cloak-and-dagger world he thought he’d left behind. It begins with a violent robbery attempt on Cotton’s former supervisor, Stephanie Nelle, who’ s far from home on a mission that has nothing to do with national security. Armed with vital clues to a series of centuries-old puzzles scattered across Europe, she means to crack a mystery that has tantalized scholars and fortune-hunters through the ages by finding the legendary cache of wealth and forbidden knowledge thought to have been lost forever when the order of the Knights Templar was exterminated in the fourteenth century. But she’s not alone. Competing for the historic prize– and desperate for the crucial information Stephanie possesses–is Raymond de Roquefort, a shadowy zealot with an army of assassins at his command. Welcome or not, Cotton seeks to even the odds in the perilous race. But the more he learns about the ancient conspiracy surrounding the Knights Templar, the more he realizes that even more than lives are at stake. At the end of a lethal game of conquest, rife with intrigue, treachery, and craven lust for power, lies a shattering discovery that could rock the civilized world–and, in the wrong hands, bring it to its knees. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Steve Berry’s The King's Deception and a Cotton Malone dossier.

Argonaut

Argonaut [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780890968949
Author: John Poluhowich
Publisher: Texas A&M University Press
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Argonaut by John Poluhowich Book Resume:

From the inspired fiction of Jules Verne to the dark menace of the Cold War, submarines have captivated the imaginations of millions for more than a century. Many inventors have been credited for the submarine, but one significant figure has been seriously overlooked. Without the efforts of Simon Lake, underwater navigation would be quite different from what it is today. Argonaut illustrates Lake's creativity and passion.

Early Russian Organic Chemists and Their Legacy

Early Russian Organic Chemists and Their Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3642282199
Author: David E Lewis
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Early Russian Organic Chemists and Their Legacy by David E Lewis Book Resume:

The organic chemists of Russia during the pre-revolutionary period included some of the most creative and talented chemists of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Indeed, this is attested by the number of reactions and empirical rules bearing their names. This volume is of interest for both historians of chemistry and organic chemists wishing to discover more about the historical development of their discipline in Russia. From the founding of the Russian Academy of Sciences by Peter the Great in 1725 to the early years of the nineteenth century, Russian organic chemistry was largely in the hands of foreign scientists. However, the Russification of organic chemistry in Russia had begun before the middle of the nineteenth century, and reached its zenith during the last half of the same century, by which time vibrant schools of chemistry had arisen in the eastern city of Kazan', at Moscow and at St. Petersburg. By the end of the century, the Chairs of organic chemistry at universities throughout the Russian empire were occupied by Russian chemists, almost half of them trained at Kazan'. This volume discusses the contributions of these organic chemists which include: the structural theory of organic chemistry, empirical rules for addition and elimination, reactions involving carbon nucleophiles, such as the aldol reaction and alcohol synthesis using organozinc nucleophiles, the discovery of sulfoxides and sulfonium salts, and a range of important redox reactions.

Milton's Legacy

Milton's Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781575910864
Author: Kristin A. Pruitt,Charles W. Durham
Publisher: Susquehanna University Press
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Milton's Legacy by Kristin A. Pruitt,Charles W. Durham Book Resume:

In The Reason of Church Government, a thirty-three-year-old John Milton writes of his hope that by labour and intent study... joyn'd with the strong propensity of nature, I might perhaps leave something so written to aftertimes, as they should not willingly let it die. Even the young Milton, committed as he was to achieving a place in the annals of poetic history, might have been surprised by the strenuous efforts in aftertimes to keep his legacy alive. The fifteen essays that comprise this collection focus, from varied perspectives, on Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained, and A Mask, poems that have attracted sustained critical attention. Several consider shorter poems, such as the Nativity Ode, The Passion, Upon the Circumcision, and Sonnet 14. Some pursue issues of sources, authorship, and audience, while still others probe extant biographical records or reflect on the author as biographical subject. Diverse though they are in subject matter, approaches, and emphases, all demonstrate how Milton scholarship in the twenty-first century continues to be committed to not willingly let ting] Milton's literary legacy die. Kristin A. Brothers University. Charles W. Durham is professor emeritus of English at Middle Tennessee State University, and is president of the Milton Society of America.

Burn for Me

Burn for Me [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062289241
Author: Ilona Andrews
Publisher: Harper Collins
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Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews Book Resume:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Ilona Andrews launches a brand-new Hidden Legacy series, in which one woman must place her trust in a seductive, dangerous man who sets off an even more dangerous desire . . . Nevada Baylor is faced with the most challenging case of her detective career—a suicide mission to bring in a suspect in a volatile situation. Nevada isn't sure she has the chops. Her quarry is a Prime, the highest rank of magic user, who can set anyone and anything on fire. Then she's kidnapped by Connor "Mad" Rogan—a darkly tempting billionaire with equally devastating powers. Torn between wanting to run and wanting to surrender to their overwhelming attraction, Nevada must join forces with Rogan to stay alive. Rogan's after the same target, so he needs Nevada. But she's getting under his skin, making him care about someone other than himself for a change. And, as Rogan has learned, love can be as perilous as death, especially in the magic world.

The Mongol Empire

The Mongol Empire [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 141282897X
Author: Michael Prawdin
Publisher: Transaction Publishers
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The Mongol Empire by Michael Prawdin Book Resume:

The rise of the Mongol empire under Jenghis Khan and his successors, and its gradual decay. With a concluding chapter on the place of Mongolia in the world today.

The Hawthorne Legacy

The Hawthorne Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0759557640
Author: Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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The Hawthorne Legacy by Jennifer Lynn Barnes Book Resume:

Intrigue, riches, and romance abound in this thrilling sequel to the New York Times bestselling The Inheritance Games The Inheritance Games ended with a bombshell, and now heiress Avery Grambs has to pick up the pieces and find the man who might hold the answers to all of her questions—including why Tobias Hawthorne left his entire fortune to Avery, a virtual stranger, rather than to his own daughters or grandsons. Thanks to a DNA test, Avery knows that she’s not a Hawthorne by blood, but clues pile up hinting at a deeper connection to the family than she had ever imagined. As the mystery grows and the plot thickens, Grayson and Jameson, two of the enigmatic and magnetic Hawthorne grandsons, continue to pull Avery in different directions. And there are threats lurking around every corner, as adversaries emerge who will stop at nothing to see Avery out of the picture—by any means necessary. With nonstop action, aspirational jet-setting, Knives Out-like family intrigue, swoonworthy romance, and billions of dollars hanging in the balance, The Hawthorne Legacy will thrill Jennifer Lynn Barnes fans and new readers alike.

Great Disciples of the Buddha

Great Disciples of the Buddha [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 086171864X
Author: Nyanaponika,Hellmuth Hecker
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Great Disciples of the Buddha by Nyanaponika,Hellmuth Hecker Book Resume:

A perennial favorite, Great Disciples of the Buddha is now relaunched in our best-selling Teachings of the Buddha series. Twenty-four of the Buddha's most distinguished disciples are brought to life in ten chapters of rich narration. Drawn from a wide range of authentic Pali sources, the material in these stories has never before been assembled in a single volume. Through these engaging tales, we meet all manner of human beings - rich, poor, male, female, young, old - whose unique stories are told with an eye to the details of ordinary human concerns. When read with careful attention, these stories can sharpen our understanding of the Buddhist path by allowing us to contemplate the living portraits of the people who fulfilled the early Buddhist ideals of human perfection. The characters detailed include: Sariputta Nanda Mahamoggallana Mahakassapa Ananda Isidasi Anuruddha Mahakaccana Angulimala Visakha and many more. Conveniently annotated with the same system of sutta references used in each of the other series volumes, Great Disciples of the Buddha allows the reader to easily place each student in the larger picture of Buddha's life. It is a volume that no serious student of Buddhism should miss.

Legacy

Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 153442735X
Author: Shannon Messenger
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Legacy by Shannon Messenger Book Resume:

Illusions shatter—and Sophie and her friends face impossible choices—in this astonishing eighth book in the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling Keeper of the Lost Cities series. Sophie Foster wants answers. But after a lifetime of lies, sometimes the truth is the most dangerous discovery. Even the smallest secret comes with terrifying new responsibilities. And Sophie’s not the only one with blank spots in her past, or mysteries surrounding her family. She and her friends are part of something much bigger than they imagined—and their roles have already been chosen for them. Every clue drags them deeper into the conspiracy. Every memory forces them to question everything—especially one another. And the harder they fight, the more the lines blur between friend and enemy.

Indianapolis Jazz

Indianapolis Jazz [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1625849346
Author: David Leander Williams
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
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Indianapolis Jazz by David Leander Williams Book Resume:

Get into the music with David Leander Williams as he charts the rise and fall of Indiana Avenue, the Majestic Entertainment Boulevard of Indianapolis, which produced some of the nation's most influential jazz artists. The performance venues that once lined the vibrant thoroughfare were an important stop on the Chitlin' Circuit and provided platforms for greats like Freddie Hubbard and Jimmy Coe. Through this biography of the bustling street, meet scores of the other musicians who came to prominence in the avenue's heyday, including trombonist J.J. Johnson and guitarist Wes Montgomery, as well as songwriters like Noble Sissle and Leroy Carr.

The Coxeter Legacy

The Coxeter Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780821887608
Author: Harold Scott Macdonald Coxeter,Chandler Davis,Erich W. Ellers
Publisher: American Mathematical Soc.
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The Coxeter Legacy by Harold Scott Macdonald Coxeter,Chandler Davis,Erich W. Ellers Book Resume:

This collection of essays on the legacy of mathematican Donald Coxeter is a mixture of surveys, updates, history, storytelling and personal memories covering both applied and abstract maths. Subjects include: polytopes, Coxeter groups, equivelar polyhedra, Ceva's theorum, and Coxeter and the artists.

Conquering Nature

Conquering Nature [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0822972093
Author: Sergio Diaz-Briquets,Jorge F. Pérez-López
Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre
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Conquering Nature by Sergio Diaz-Briquets,Jorge F. Pérez-López Book Resume:

Conquering Nature provides the only book-length analysis of the environmental situation in Cuba after four decades of socialist rule, based on extensive examination of secondary sources, informed by the study of development and environmental trends in former socialist countries as well as in the developing world. It approaches the issue comprehensively and from interdisciplinary, comparative, and historical perspectives. Based on the Cuban example, Díaz-Briquets and Pérez-López challenge the concept that environmental disruption was not supposed to occur under socialism since it was alleged that guided by scientific policies, socialism could only beget environmentally benign economic development. In reality, the socialist environmental record proved to be far different from the utopian view. Between the early 1960s and the late 1980s the environmental situation worsened despite Cuba's achieving one of the lowest population growth rates in the world and having eliminated extreme living standard differentials in rural areas, two of the primary reasons often blamed for environmental deterioration in developing countries. The government's approach was to “conquer nature” and under its central planning approach, it did not take local circumstances into consideration. This disregard for the environmental consequences of development projects continues to this day despite official allegations to the contrary—as the country pursues an economic survival strategy based on the crash development of the tourist sector and exploitation of natural resources. An underlying conclusion of the book is that the environmental legacy of socialism will present serious challenges to future Cuban generations. Conquering Nature provides, for the first time, a relevant analysis of socialist environmental policies of a developing country. It will be of interest to students and scholars of Cuba and those interested in environmental issues in developing countries.

The Bourne Legacy

The Bourne Legacy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1429906804
Author: Eric Van Lustbader
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
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The Bourne Legacy by Eric Van Lustbader Book Resume:

In Robert Ludlum's ground-breaking career, no other character so captured and held the world's imagination as Jason Bourne. He appeared in three of Robert Ludlum's own #1 bestselling novels - The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum - and they remain amongst Ludlum's most-read and most-loved books to this day. Now, for the first time ever, the Estate of Robert Ludlum has acceded to the demands of readers around the world, turning to bestselling author Eric Van Lustbader to bring Jason Bourne back to life in a thrilling new novel. Jason Bourne is known and feared in the deadly world of covert-ops as one of the most highly skilled assassins for hire. Bourne, however, was merely an identity assumed by CIA agent David Webb, a personality implanted by the CIA to facilitate a dangerous operation, but one that threatened to subsume David Webb entirely. Years after the events of The Bourne Identity, Webb is no longer an active CIA agent and is now a professor of Eastern Studies at Georgetown University, living a quiet life, far from the dangers of his previous life. Until one day he finds himself the target of an assassin nearly as skilled as himself and is framed for the brutal murder of his two closest associates and friends. Fighting for his life against unseen assailants, as well as the full resources of the CIA who believe he has gone dangerously rogue, the Bourne identity asserts itself, leaving Jason Bourne in control. Now Bourne must use all his skills to stay alive as he battles against a determined assassin, the combined skills of the world's intelligence networks, and a shadowy figure in the background, skillfully manipulating events and people, in a far deadlier and more dangerous game than any of them realize.