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Nothing More Dangerous

Nothing More Dangerous [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0316509744
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Missouri native Allen Eskens' "stunning small-town mystery" (New York Times Book Review) is a necessary exploration of family, loyalty, and racial tension in America and "a coming-of-age book to rival some of the best, such as Ordinary Grace" (Library Journal, starred review). In a small Southern town where loyalty to family and to "your people" carries the weight of a sacred oath, defying those unspoken rules can be a deadly proposition. After fifteen years of growing up in the Ozark hills with his widowed mother, high-school freshman Boady Sanden is beyond ready to move on. He dreams of glass towers and cityscapes, driven by his desire to be anywhere other than Jessup, Missouri. The new kid at St. Ignatius High School, if he isn't being pushed around, he is being completely ignored. Even his beloved woods, his playground as a child and his sanctuary as he grew older, seem to be closing in on him, suffocating him. Then Thomas Elgin moves in across the road, and Boady's life begins to twist and turn. Coming to know the Elgins -- a black family settling into a community where notions of "us" and "them" carry the weight of history -- forces Boady to rethink his understanding of the world he's taken for granted. Secrets hidden in plain sight begin to unfold: the mother who wraps herself in the loss of her husband, the neighbor who carries the wounds of a mysterious past that he holds close, the quiet boss who is fighting his own hidden battle. But the biggest secret of all is the disappearance of Lida Poe, the African-American woman who keeps the books at the local plastics factory. Word has it that Ms. Poe left town, along with a hundred thousand dollars of company money. Although Boady has never met the missing woman, he discovers that the threads of her life are woven into the deepest fabric of his world. As the mystery of her fate plays out, Boady begins to see the stark lines of race and class that both bind and divide this small town -- and he will be forced to choose sides. Best Book of the Year: Florida Sun-Sentinel and Library Journal Finalist for the Minnesota Book Award

Nothing More

Nothing More [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1501130773
Author: Anna Todd
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Book 1 of a new series featuring After worldwide fan-favorite Landon Gibson as he leaves Washington to navigate love and life in New York City. At the end of the After Ever Happy, Landon got married—but readers everywhere have been wondering who will get to call the nicest boy in the After series their forever love? Read it and find out! “I'm so excited for everyone to get to know Landon Gibson. Whether you're just hearing about him or already know him from the After series, I know that readers are going to love his story. He's kind and fiercely loyal, and when he falls in love, he loves hard.” (Anna Todd, New York Times and #1 international bestselling author of the After series)

Nothing More

Nothing More [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1908376325
Author: Krystyna Milobedzka
Publisher: Arc Publications
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Miłobędzka's poetry crystallizes relationships between people from erotic engagements to the bond between mother and child. These are poems rooted in the earth and body, beginning in a physical experience that expands into philosophical questioning. They are not polite, they do not hide their imperfections. They reveal an immediacy of expression. Each text reveals itself seemingly uncontrolled, an unspecified thought: a sentence broken off, a sudden mental leap, an ellipsis, a slip of the tongue.

Nothing More

Nothing More [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1467884871
Author: Drew Shaw
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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A short story collection compiled of sci-fi and plain old regular fiction . Some stories reflect the nature in universal beings, some are just plain silly. With each story lasting just a few pages they are laid out sweet and punchy, allowing you to skip through or reread at your own peril. If you can imagine biting the head off some poor lizard, scouring the oceans of some distant moon, robbing mannequins for sheer entertainment, shifting giant chess pieces, some deceptive multi-lingual interpreter, then you shall have no problem understanding the text you are about to read.

Nothing More

Nothing More [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1501130773
Author: Anna Todd
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Nothing More by Anna Todd Book Resume:

Book 1 of a new series featuring After worldwide fan-favorite Landon Gibson as he leaves Washington to navigate love and life in New York City. At the end of the After Ever Happy, Landon got married—but readers everywhere have been wondering who will get to call the nicest boy in the After series their forever love? Read it and find out! “I'm so excited for everyone to get to know Landon Gibson. Whether you're just hearing about him or already know him from the After series, I know that readers are going to love his story. He's kind and fiercely loyal, and when he falls in love, he loves hard.” (Anna Todd, New York Times and #1 international bestselling author of the After series)

Nothing More Human

Nothing More Human [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483421872
Author: Sarah Anne Locus
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
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In the not-so-distant future of 2089, America has discovered the secret to successful human cloning, but in the spirit of capitalism the ability was quickly reserved only for the very wealthy and the entertainment industry. These clones, referred to by the public as Projects, are believed to be the reincarnations of politicians, musicians, athletes, and actors, synthetically constructed for no other purpose than the entertainment of the American people. In their time away from the public the Projects are kept in Port Mercy, a pseudo-city in Southern California, and although the property seems as glamorous as the Projects themselves, the city holds dark secrets. Trouble is brewing, but very few know it, and the lives of a young Project, a protester, a hacker, and a never-will-be cop are tied to the city whether they like it or not.

Nothing More Comforting

Nothing More Comforting [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1459706706
Author: Dorothy Duncan
Publisher: Dundurn
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Nothing More Comforting is a reflection of our society: an eclectic mix of many different cultures and traditions. Dorothy Duncan – with her extensive knowledge of heritage foods – has chosen her favourite "Country Fare" columns from the popular Century Home magazine for this wonderful book on Canada’s heritage cuisine. Each chapter focuses on one particular food or ingredient followed by historical facts and traditional recipes for you to try at home. Fast food restaurants and instant foods will never replace our seasonal and regional specialties: maple syrup, fiddleheads, rhubarb (pie plant to our ancestors), asparagus, corn on the cob, Saskatoon berries and McIntosh apples. The recipes in this book take advantage of Canada’s unique foods, creating a taste that is distinctly Canadian. Nothing More Comforting will provide the avid as well as the armchair cook with interesting food facts and new recipes to try.

Nothing More than Murder

Nothing More than Murder [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0316195847
Author: Jim Thompson
Publisher: Mulholland Books
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Joe Wilmot can't stand his wife Elizabeth. But he sure loves her movie theater. It's a modest establishment in a beat-down town--but Joe has the run of the place, and inside its walls, he's king. Without the theater, he'd be sunk. Without his leadership, the theater would close in a heartbeat. If it isn't the life Joe imagined for himself, at the very least, it's livable. Everything changes when Joe falls for the housemaid Carol, and the two can't keep it a secret from Elizabeth. Elizabeth won't leave Joe the theater unless he provides for her...but he's put all his money into the show house. Carol and Joe's only hope is the life insurance policies they've taken out on each other. If one of them were to be presumed dead, they'd have more than enough money to solve all their problems... No one knows murder better than Jim Thompson and in this incisive foray into the dark dealings of the mid-20th century movie industry, he doesn't disappoint, in the riveting story of a love triangle gone horribly wrong, and just how far one man will go to hold on to a desperate dream.

Nothing More to Lose

Nothing More to Lose [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1590177479
Author: Najwan Darwish
Publisher: New York Review of Books
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Nothing More to Lose is the first collection of poems by Palestinian poet Najwan Darwish to appear in English. Hailed across the Arab world and beyond, Darwish’s poetry walks the razor’s edge between despair and resistance, between dark humor and harsh political realities. With incisive imagery and passionate lyricism, Darwish confronts themes of equality and justice while offering a radical, more inclusive, rewriting of what it means to be both Arab and Palestinian living in Jerusalem, his birthplace.

Nothing more than echo; nothing more than memories

Nothing more than echo; nothing more than memories [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Armando Cardoso
Publisher: Armando Cardoso
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edição bilingue - português e inglês The fascination begins slowly, without realizing ... "look there. Why is it abandoned? What could it have been before? Let's go in. And so," in almost nothing, " born from a little curiosity we set off on a journey of discovery. We try to listen to what has ceased to be, hoping the sites will tell us about themselves and who inhabited them, what inhabited them. They are ancient stones, fantastic or solitary landscapes, porticos, temples, buildings, dreams, fantasies, paths, passages Nothing more than echo; nothing more than memories is the result of this trip, presented with the simplicity of who, for brief moments, belonged to a space that lives without people inside but that is reorganized in a sometimes surprising new choreography. Projecto conjunto de 4 autores, quatro olhares, quatro formas de ver/viver a fotografia, quatro descobertas que se cruzam no mesmo fascínio, no mesmo eco. As imagens deste e.book são parte da minha “contribuição” para um projeto que se renova continuamente.

A Voice and Nothing More

A Voice and Nothing More [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0262260603
Author: Mladen Dolar
Publisher: MIT Press
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A new, philosophically grounded theory of the voice—the voice as the lever of thought, as one of the paramount embodiments of the psychoanalytic object. Plutarch tells the story of a man who plucked a nightingale and finding but little to eat exclaimed: "You are just a voice and nothing more." Plucking the feathers of meaning that cover the voice, dismantling the body from which the voice seems to emanate, resisting the Sirens' song of fascination with the voice, concentrating on "the voice and nothing more": this is the difficult task that philosopher Mladen Dolar relentlessly pursues in this seminal work. The voice did not figure as a major philosophical topic until the 1960s, when Derrida and Lacan separately proposed it as a central theoretical concern. In A Voice and Nothing More Dolar goes beyond Derrida's idea of "phonocentrism" and revives and develops Lacan's claim that the voice is one of the paramount embodiments of the psychoanalytic object (objet a). Dolar proposes that, apart from the two commonly understood uses of the voice as a vehicle of meaning and as a source of aesthetic admiration, there is a third level of understanding: the voice as an object that can be seen as the lever of thought. He investigates the object voice on a number of different levels—the linguistics of the voice, the metaphysics of the voice, the ethics of the voice (with the voice of conscience), the paradoxical relation between the voice and the body, the politics of the voice—and he scrutinizes the uses of the voice in Freud and Kafka. With this foundational work, Dolar gives us a philosophically grounded theory of the voice as a Lacanian object-cause.

Nothing More Deceitful: A Pride and Prejudice Variation

Nothing More Deceitful: A Pride and Prejudice Variation [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Sophia Grey
Publisher: Blue Flowers Press
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Nothing More Deceitful: A Pride and Prejudice Variation by Sophia Grey Book Resume:

As time slips by in Meryton, Elizabeth Bennet has begun to lose some faith that she will ever find the very deepest love that she craves. With no interest in officers or the gentlemen her mother has tried to bring to her attention, Elizabeth has chosen instead to focus on the happiness of her dear sister Jane. It is the arrival of Mr. Charles Bingley to Netherfield Park which turns all of Elizabeth's hopes for her sister into reality. But her sister's happiness might rest upon the edge of a knife--Mr. Bingley's dearest friend, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, has shown an interest in Elizabeth as well. But can she believe that his attentions are sincere, or are they merely a means to an end for Mr. Bingley? A cruel proposal, and a bitter agreement -- can a spiteful marriage give Elizabeth the life she has always wanted, or will her pride ruin everything? Nothing More Deceitful is a clean regency romance featuring characters from Jane Austen's romantic classic and is suitable for readers of all ages.

Nothing More - Guitar & Bass Tab Collection

Nothing More - Guitar & Bass Tab Collection [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1540040437
Author: Nothing More
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
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(Guitar Recorded Versions). A dozen note-for-note transcriptions in notes and tab for guitar and bass from this popular alt-rock band which hails from Texas. Songs include: Fat Kid * Fell in Love with a Ghost * Go to War * Gone * The Great Divorce * Jenny * Just Say When * Let 'Em Burn * The Matthew Effect * Salem (Burn the Witch) * Take a Bullet * This Is the Time (Ballast).

E-Volution Is a Fraud, It's Nothing More Than a Religion

E-Volution Is a Fraud, It's Nothing More Than a Religion [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1426985347
Author: Elder JimmyJay Biggs Junior
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
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E-Volution Is a Fraud, It's Nothing More Than a Religion by Elder JimmyJay Biggs Junior Book Resume:

This book is about evolution as opposed to what it really says and what it really means. There is no proof, facts, or evidence to support evolution and for the most part the scientists that support this ideology have no real foundation from on which to stand. This book instructs and gives proof, facts, and evidence that shows evolution is nothing more than someone's belief. In the face of reality one chooses the perception of reality, this is fine within their vernacular. However, in the real world one needs tangible PFE in order to excavate one's ideas other wise they are only engaging in religious enthusiasm, even though, that's fine one can believe in what one wants to however, reality is unlike the perception of reality this book chooses not the latter.

Nothing Less

Nothing Less [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1501130854
Author: Anna Todd
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Book 2 of a new series featuring After worldwide fan-favorite Landon Gibson as he leaves Washington to navigate love and life in New York City. At the end of the After Ever Happy, Landon got married—but readers everywhere have been wondering who will get to call the nicest boy in the After series their forever love? Read it and find out! “I'm so excited for everyone to get to know Landon Gibson. Whether you're just hearing about him or already know him from the After series, I know that readers are going to love his story. He's kind and fiercely loyal, and when he falls in love, he loves hard.” (Anna Todd, New York Times and #1 international bestselling author of the After series)

The Whole Truth and Nothing But

The Whole Truth and Nothing But [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1631681206
Author: Hedda Hopper
Publisher: Graymalkin Media
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From the dawn of the studio system to the decade it all came crashing down, Hedda Hopper was one of the Queens of Hollywood. Although she made her name as a star of the silent screen, she found her calling as a gossip columnist, where she had the ear of the most powerful force in show business: the public. With a readership of 20,000,000 people, Hopper turned nobodies into stars, and brought stars to their knees. And in this sensational memoir, she tells all. In her career, Hopper crossed some of Hollywood’s biggest bold-faced names, from Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn to Charlie Chaplin and Joseph Cotten, and her feud with rival gossip columnist Louella Parsons became the stuff of legend. In The Whole Truth and Nothing But, we get Hedda’s side of the story—and what a story it is. Hedda Hopper is portrayed by Judy Davis in the Ryan Murphy TV series Feud about Joan Crawford and Bette Davis.

Nothing More Annoying (Than A Man)

Nothing More Annoying (Than A Man) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Danny Abosch
Publisher: Danny Abosch
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"Nothing More Annoying (Than A Man)" (As seen on "Dance Moms") Music and Lyrics by Danny Abosch

Nothing But the Truth

Nothing But the Truth [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0771039352
Author: Marie Henein
Publisher: Signal
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER An intimate and no-holds-barred memoir by Canada's top defence lawyer, Nothing But the Truth weaves Marie Henein's personal story with her strongly held views on society's most pressing issues, legal and otherwise. With Nothing But the Truth, Marie Henein, arguably the most sought-after lawyer in the country, has written a memoir that is at once raw, beautiful, and altogether unforgettable. Her story, as an immigrant from a tightknit Egyptian-Lebanese family, demonstrates the value of strong role models--from her mother and grandmother, to her brilliant uncle Sami who died of AIDS. She learned the value of hard work, being true to herself and others, and unapologetically owning it all. Marie Henein shares here her unvarnished view on the ethical and practical implications of being a criminal lawyer, and how the job is misunderstood and even demonized. Ironically, her most successful cases made her a "lightning rod" in some circles, confirming her belief that much of the public's understanding of the justice system is based on popular culture, and social media, and decidedly not the rule of law. As she turns 50 and struggles with the corrosive effect on women of becoming invisible, Marie doubles down on being even more highly visible and opinionated as she deconstructs, among other things, the otherness of the immigrant experience (Where are you really from?), the pros and cons of being a household name in this country, opening her own boutique law firm, and the likes of Martha Stewart and her commoditization of previously unpaid female labour. Nothing But the Truth is refreshingly unconstrained and surprising--a woman at the top of her game in a male-dominated world.

Nothing But Blackened Teeth

Nothing But Blackened Teeth [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250759420
Author: Cassandra Khaw
Publisher: Tor Nightfire
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An October LibraryReads Pick! A Most Anticipated Read on Goodreads, Tor.com, Crime Reads, BookRiot, and The Nerd Daily Cassandra Khaw's Nothing But Blackened Teeth is a gorgeously creepy haunted house tale, steeped in Japanese folklore and full of devastating twists. A Heian-era mansion stands abandoned, its foundations resting on the bones of a bride and its walls packed with the remains of the girls sacrificed to keep her company. It’s the perfect venue for a group of thrill-seeking friends, brought back together to celebrate a wedding. A night of food, drinks, and games quickly spirals into a nightmare as secrets get dragged out and relationships are tested. But the house has secrets too. Lurking in the shadows is the ghost bride with a black smile and a hungry heart. And she gets lonely down there in the dirt. Effortlessly turning the classic haunted house story on its head, Nothing but Blackened Teeth is a sharp and devastating exploration of grief, the parasitic nature of relationships, and the consequences of our actions. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Nothing Left to Burn

Nothing Left to Burn [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0448494280
Author: Heather Ezell
Publisher: Penguin
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The autumn morning after sixteen-year-old Audrey Harper loses her virginity, she wakes to a loud, persistent knocking at her front door. Waiting for her are two firemen, there to let her know that the moment she's been dreading has arrived: the enormous wildfire sweeping through Orange County, California, is now dangerously close to her idyllic gated community of Coto de Caza, and it's time to evacuate. Over the course of the next twenty-four hours, as Audrey wrestles with the possibility of losing her family home, she also recalls her early, easy summer days with Brooks, the charming, passionate, but troubled volunteer firefighter who enchants Audrey--and who is just as enthralled by her. But as secrets from Brooks's dark past come to light, Audrey can't help but wonder if there's danger in the pull she feels--both toward this boy, and toward the fire burning in the distance.

Nothing Less than Great

Nothing Less than Great [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1487509464
Author: Harvey P. Weingarten
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
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Nothing Less than Great by Harvey P. Weingarten Book Resume:

Canada’s public higher education system is in trouble. The economic and social benefits of the Canadian university system are widely seen as a public good, which raises a pressing question: Why should we aspire to anything less than a great system? For that to happen, everything about the way universities currently operate, from the boardroom to the classroom, must change – but this kind of operational and public policy transformation will not be easy. Nothing Less than Great provides an expert analysis of the current state and challenges of Canada’s university system, looking for positive change by reclaiming what a university is meant to offer for society and for citizens. Harvey P. Weingarten begins with the fundamental question that all students must ask about higher education: Is it worth going to university? From there, he stresses the need for transparency about what universities do and what they accomplish, addresses the importance of modernizing curriculum to emphasize skills over content, and provides recommendations for reform. Exploring how universities might – and should – change to reclaim their central purpose for Canadians, Nothing Less than Great will be of interest to anyone who cares about the future of our country and the important role universities play in determining that future.

The Fourth Plague

The Fourth Plague [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1504001532
Author: Edgar Wallace
Publisher: Open Road Media
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When organized crime comes to England, two brothers face off At eighty years old, Professor Tillizini is Italy’s foremost authority on the nefarious practices of the underworld. His life’s work has been to root out the secret society known as the Red Hand, a blackmailing outfit that has terrorized the country for centuries, and he has finally pinpointed its source. When Tillizini goes to arrest Count Festini, the cagey old criminal sends his two sons into the other room, where they hear the gunshot with which their father ends his own life of crime. One son vows to take up his father’s mantle and give himself over to the Red Hand. The other will dedicate his life to stopping him. When the Red Hand surfaces in England, its schemes threaten to tear the country apart. Here two brothers will have their final showdown, and the Festini legacy will be settled, for good or evil. This ebook features a new introduction by Otto Penzler and has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories

The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1473393744
Author: Mark Twain
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
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"The Mysterious Stranger and Other Stories" is the last novel attempted by Mark Twain, working on it sporadically from 1897 to 1908. He wrote numerous versions of the story, each incomplete and featuring a character called ‘’Satan’’ or ‘’No. 44’’. Containing a serious social commentary concerning the ideas of morality and the ‘’damned human race’’. It is a veritable must-have for fans and collectors of Twain’s fantastic work and would make for a great addition to any personal library. Samuel Langhorne Clemens (1835–1910), more commonly known under the pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, lecturer, publisher and entrepreneur most famous for his novels “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” (1876) and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” (1884). Other notable works by this author include: “The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today” (1873) and “The Prince and the Pauper” (1881). Read & Co. Classics is proudly republishing this fantastic novel now in a new edition complete with a specially-commissioned biography of the author.

When Nothing Else Matters

When Nothing Else Matters [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0743276485
Author: Michael Leahy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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As one of the greatest, most celebrated athletes in history, Michael Jordan conquered professional basketball as no one had before. Powered by a potent mix of charisma, nearly superhuman abilities, and a ferocious need to dominate the game, he won six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls and captured every basketball award and accolade conceivable before retiring and taking a top executive post with the Washington Wizards. But retirement didn't suit the man who was once king, and at the advanced age of thirty-eight Michael Jordan set out to reclaim the court that had been his dominion. When Nothing Else Matters is the definitive account of Jordan's equally spectacular and disastrous return to basketball. Having gone on the road to chronicle Jordan's final two seasons, award-winning Washington Post writer Michael Leahy draws a riveting portrait of a deeply complex man waylaid by his impulses and impatience, frequently hampered by injuries, assaulted by younger players eager to usurp his throne, and ultimately done in by his presumption. Encouraged for two decades by his sport's magnates to believe that he had no limits or superiors, Jordan could not see his influence and power fading as his Wizards days ticked down and his team's losses and dissension grew. For teammates and outsiders alike, the star emerged as a relentlessly driven, at times unapproachable personality. Leahy reveals the striking contrast between Jordan's public image and the man who couldn't stand not "bein' it." Hell-bent on transforming the mediocre Wizards into championship contenders, Jordan controlled every facet of his new team, dispensing orders behind the scenes to coaches and players. As his anger and bitterness over Washington's on-court setbacks became increasingly public, his teammates' resentment of him stoked already burgeoning tensions between Jordan and the Wizards' top brass. Leahy unmasks the myths and unravels the deeper lessons behind the highs and lows of the two seasons, illuminating the excruciating reality Jordan was forced to accept after the Wizards' failed playoff bid in his final season. When Nothing Else Matters is about nothing less than a man struggling to come to grips with the end of a career, and the uncertainty of his life ahead.

Nothing but Life

Nothing but Life [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1459746201
Author: Brent van Staalduinen
Publisher: Dundurn
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During a sweltering summer, Dills must come to terms with a horrific crime and the parent he loves who committed it. Dills and his mom have returned to Hamilton, her hometown, hoping to leave the horrors of Windsor behind. But it’s impossible to escape the echoes of tragedy, and trouble always follows trouble. When Dills hurts a new classmate, it comes out in court that he was in the Windsor High library when the shooter came in. But he won’t talk about what he saw, what he still sees whenever he closes his eyes. He can’t. He definitely can’t tell anyone that the Windsor Shooter is his stepfather, Jesse, that Jesse can speak into his mind from hundreds of kilometres away, and that Dills still loves him even though he committed an unspeakable crime.

NOTHING BUT!

NOTHING BUT! [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1482816253
Author: Brigadier Samir Bhattacharya
Publisher: Partridge Publishing
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This is the third part of the six part saga titled "NOTHING BUT!" and subtitled 'WHAT PRICE FREEDOM.' it is the story of the Indian Subcontinent and what people had to go through after India and Pakistan became two independent separate nations and about the Princely state of Kashmir which has become the biggest bone of contention between the two new nations, and which led to three bitter wars and also heralded the birth of a new nation called Bangladesh .

Under Western Eyes

Under Western Eyes [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0141905514
Author: Joseph Conrad
Publisher: Penguin UK
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Under Western Eyes by Joseph Conrad Book Resume:

'It was I who removed de P- this morning.' With these chilling words Victor Haldin shatters the solitary, industrious existence of Razumov, his fellow student at St Petersburg University. Razumov aims to overcome the denial of his noble birth by a brilliant career in the tsarist bureaucracy created by Peter the Great. But in pre-revolutionary Russia Peter's legacy is autocracy tempered by assassination; and Razumov is soon caught in a tragic web with Haldin's trustful sister Natalia in spy-haunted Geneva. Their fateful story is told by an elderly Englishman who loves Natalia but plays his part of a 'dense Westerner' to the end.

The Life of Samuel Johnson

The Life of Samuel Johnson [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0141907436
Author: James Boswell
Publisher: Penguin UK
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The Life of Samuel Johnson by James Boswell Book Resume:

In Boswell’s Life of Samuel Johnson, one of the towering figures of English literature is revealed with unparalleled immediacy and originality. While Johnson’s Dictionary remains a monument of scholarship, and his essays and criticism command continuing respect, we owe our knowledge of the man himself to this biography. Through a series of wonderfully detailed anecdotes, Johnson emerges as a sociable figure with a huge appetite for life, crossing swords with other great eighteenth-century luminaries, from Garrick and Goldsmith to Burney and Burke – even his long-suffering friend and disciple James Boswell. Yet Johnson had a vulnerable, even tragic, side and anxieties and obsessions haunted his private hours. Boswell’s sensitivity and insight into every facet of his subject’s character ultimately make this biography as moving as it is entertaining. Based on the 1799 edition, Christopher Hibbert’s abridgement preserves the integrity of the original, while his fascinating introduction sets Boswell’s view of Samuel Johnson against that of others of the time.

Aftershock

Aftershock [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1480446939
Author: Collin Wilcox
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Aftershock by Collin Wilcox Book Resume:

For the sake of his lover, Hastings risks his career and chases a stalker For the past few weeks, Lieutenant Frank Hastings’s girlfriend has sensed that she was being watched. They are on their way home from a too-chic party when Hastings spots something moving in the bushes—a shadowy figure who appears to have a gun. He should call for backup; he should stay in the car. But to protect Ann, this detective is willing to risk everything. After a chase, Hastings apprehends the lurker, but what he thought was a gun turns out to be a shotgun mike. Is someone recording Ann? Shut out of the case because it concerns his girlfriend, Hastings focuses on the murder of Flora Esterbrook Gaines—a seventy-year-old woman found murdered in her garage. Greed is the obvious motive, but finding a suspect proves tricky. Hastings divides his energy in a desperate attempt to uphold the law while at the same time protecting his beloved.

Blind Love

Blind Love [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1460403177
Author: Wilkie Collins
Publisher: Broadview Press
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Blind Love by Wilkie Collins Book Resume:

Blind Love is Wilkie Collins’s final novel. Although he did not live to complete the work, he left detailed plans for the last third of this absorbingly plotted novel which were faithfully executed by his colleague, the popular author Walter Besant. The novel is set during the Irish Land War of the early 1880s and tells the story of Iris Henley, an independent young woman who marries the “wild” Lord Harry Norland, a member of an Irish secret society, and becomes unhappily drawn into a conspiracy plot. The Broadview edition of Blind Love includes a critical introduction and primary source materials that address the novel’s focus on movements for Irish independence. Appendices include newspaper accounts of Ireland during the Land War and of the fraud case on which Collins based his story, articles reacting to Collins’s sudden death, Punch cartoons depicting the English attitudes toward the Irish, and contemporary reviews.

New Grub Street

New Grub Street [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0141921994
Author: George Gissing
Publisher: Penguin UK
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New Grub Street by George Gissing Book Resume:

In New Grub Street George Gissing re-created a microcosm of London's literary society as he had experienced it. His novel is at once a major social document and a story that draws us irresistibly into the twilit world of Edwin Reardon, a struggling novelist, and his friends and acquaintances in Grub Street including Jasper Milvain, an ambitious journalist, and Alfred Yule, an embittered critic. Here Gissing brings to life the bitter battles (fought out in obscure garrets or in the Reading Room of the British Museum) between integrity and the dictates of the market place, the miseries of genteel poverty and the damage that failure and hardship do to human personality and relationships.

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (Fantasy and Horror Classics)

The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (Fantasy and Horror Classics) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 147336924X
Author: H. P. Lovecraft,George Henry Weiss
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
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The Case of Charles Dexter Ward (Fantasy and Horror Classics) by H. P. Lovecraft,George Henry Weiss Book Resume:

When Charles Dexter Ward escapes from a mental asylum Wards' family doctor, Marinus Bicknell Willett, endeavours to unearth the reason for the madness and physiological changes that afflicted his patient. Willett learns that Ward had spent the last few years looking for the grave of his ancestor entrepreneur and alleged alchemist, Joseph Curwen. However, Willet discovers that the notable entrepreneur guarded a terrible secret. A chilling tale of evil spirits and supernatural forces, “The Case of Charles Dexter Ward” is highly recommended for fans of horror fiction and is not to be missed by those who have read and enjoyed other works by this author. Howard Phillips Lovecraft (1890–1937) was an American writer of supernatural horror fiction. Though his works remained largely unknown and did not furnish him with a decent living, Lovecraft is today considered to be among the most significant writers of supernatural horror fiction of the twentieth century. Read & Co. is publishing this classic novel now as part of our “Fantasy and Horror Classics” imprint in a new edition with a dedication by George Henry Weiss.

Then Comes Marriage

Then Comes Marriage [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 8887269440
Author: Camilla Isley
Publisher: Pink Bloom Press
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Then Comes Marriage by Camilla Isley Book Resume:

A girl next door meets famous actor rom com... An enemies to lovers adventure romance... A bridesmaid & best man wedding date... To the Stars and Back When Hollywood’s sexiest bachelor meets the girl next door their relationship doesn’t follow the script… On-screen, Christian Slade is America’s favorite heartthrob. Off-screen, letting romance into his life isn’t as easy. The women he dates all seem to want a piece of his glamorous life rather than his heart, and trust doesn’t come easy for him. Then along comes Lana. A beautiful rocket scientist who’s also sweet, smart, sexy, and has absolutely no idea who he is. But what will happen when she finds out? Will their worlds prove too far apart or could love really be like in the movies? From Thailand with Love All Logan has to do is to get the gold and get the girl. Easy, right? Travel photographer Winter Knowles and archeology professor Logan Spencer dislike each other at first sight. Stuck together into the wild, these two unwilling teammates will bicker and banter their way through a laugh-packed treasure hunt. After years of searching, a new mapping technology has given Logan a clue to the location of the legendary Lost City of Gold. A discovery that could make his career. So the last thing he needs on this life-changing expedition is for his team to get distracted by a pair of long legs. When Winter accepted the assignment on a tropical island she didn’t sign up for a brooding team leader who’d clearly prefer to run a boys-only club. Never one to back down from a challenge, Winter is ready to show him she’s no damsel in distress. But when a treasure like no other is uncovered and ruthless enemies will want to keep it for themselves, it’ll be up to the two of them to save the day. Left alone to fight in the jungle, they will soon discover their lives might not be the only thing at stake—their hearts could be too. Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime. You May Kiss the Bridesmaid Archibald Hill is handsome, single, and he’s going to his best friend’s wedding ready to make a conquest or two. After all, everyone knows weddings are the perfect setting to get lucky. Summer Knowles used to have a life—friends, family, a sister who’d do anything for her—until she blew it all away with a terrible mistake. Now, attending her twin’s wedding as the party’s undesirable number one seems like more than she can handle. So, when a tall stranger with smoldering ice-blue eyes offers her a therapy of seven nights of no-strings-attached fun, she might even ignore that he has a beard and accept. Problem is, Summer has never been good at keeping sex and feelings separated… What readers are saying: A fun read filled with humor, heart, and love big enough to reach... to the stars and back. Recommended read for Contemporary Romance, Chick Lit, and Romantic Comedy fans. Get ready to be starstruck! Gina, Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers I completely fell for Christian in this book and it's been ages since I last felt like this about a book boyfriend. Rachel, Rachel Random Reads A fantastic romantic read that I devoured in one sitting. Kay, Coffee and Kindle Book Reviews An addictive page turner with an absolutely wonderful meet-cute. Julie, Romantic Reads and Such I love an amazing enemies to lovers romantic comedy trope. This one sure gave me all the swoons and I devoured it! . There is nothing more fun to read than a book filled with adventure, lots of action, a bit of heated banter and amazing dialogue to a romantic and funny happily ever after story. Nurse Bookie From Thailand with Love really is a wild ride, and well worth the five stars I've given it! Chick Lit Central A great love hate relationship. with sassy retorts, enjoyable comedy and romance and adventure. BRMaycock's

Scenes of Clerical Life

Scenes of Clerical Life [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0141936894
Author: George Eliot
Publisher: Penguin UK
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Scenes of Clerical Life by George Eliot Book Resume:

George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) made her fictional debut when SCENES OF CLERICAL LIFE appeared in 'Blackwood's Magazine' in 1857. These stories contain Eliot's earliest studies of what became enduring themes in her great novels: the impact of religious controversy and social change in provincial life, and the power of love to transform the lives of individual men and women. 'Adam Bede' was soon to appear and bring George Eliot fame and fortune. In the meantime the SCENES won acclaim from a discerning readership including Charles Dickens: ' I hope you will excuse my writing to you to express my admiration...The exquisite truth and delicacy, both of the humour and the pathos of those stories, I have never seen the like of.'

At Last There Is Nothing Left to Say

At Last There Is Nothing Left to Say [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1897414404
Author: Matthew Good
Publisher: Insomniac Press
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At Last There Is Nothing Left to Say by Matthew Good Book Resume:

This is the landscape of At Last There Is Nothing Left To Say, Matthew Good's debut book of stories. Taking the form of an artist's journal, Good's tales grind through dark, often violent places animated by voices warped by hallucination and flesh chafed by reality. From the ramblings of an opium-riddled adventurer to treatises on life from a mind rattled by the world; from the tragic end of a teen queen to a day in the life of a rock star; from the execution of the Self by the Other to the pull between rules and freedom, this is a landscape located halfway between imagination and reality, a world that rocks between imagination and reality, a world that rocks between sleep and wakefulness, sanity and insanity, sobriety and inebriation.

A Short History of Chinese Philosophy

A Short History of Chinese Philosophy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1501169629
Author: Yu-lan Fung
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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A Short History of Chinese Philosophy by Yu-lan Fung Book Resume:

The classic chronicle of Chinese philosophical thought from the third millennium to the 20th century. From the sage-kings of ancient China to the 1911 overthrow of the oldest monarchical system in the world, Chinese philosophy has evolved and influenced schools of thought around the world. In an accessible voice, A Short History of Chinese Philosophy clearly illuminates Confucianism, Taoism, Mohism, Yin-Yang, and more. For those interested in philosophy or Asian studies, this is the perfect window into ancient and modern Chinese ideology.

Buddhist Philosophy

Buddhist Philosophy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1119068258
Author: Steven M. Emmanuel
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
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Buddhist Philosophy by Steven M. Emmanuel Book Resume:

Buddhist Philosophy: A Comparative Approach presents a series of readings that examine the prominent thinkers and texts of the Buddhist tradition in the round, introducing contemporary readers to major theories and debates at the intersection of Buddhist and Western thought. Takes a comparative, rather than oppositional, approach to Buddhist philosophy, exploring key theories and debates at the intersection of Eastern and Western thought Addresses a variety of topics that represent important points of convergence between the Buddhist and Western philosophical traditions Features contributions from a wide array of acclaimed international scholars in the discipline Provides a much-needed cross-cultural treatment of Buddhist philosophy appropriate for undergraduate students and specialists alike

Murder on the Trans-Siberian Express

Murder on the Trans-Siberian Express [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1453273506
Author: Stuart M. Kaminsky
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Murder on the Trans-Siberian Express by Stuart M. Kaminsky Book Resume:

A Moscow cop juggles cases of kidnapping, murder, and a missing Czarist-era document in a modern-day mystery with “never a dull moment” (Library Journal). In the waning days of the Russian Empire, the Czar inked a secret treaty with Japan that was stolen en route by one of the workmen on the Trans-Siberian Railway. More than a one hundred years later, the Soviet Union has gone the way of the Czardom, and police inspector Porfiry Rostnikov is trying to find his way in the Russia of Vladimir Putin. A large amount of money is being sent from Odessa to Vladivostok to purchase a mysterious Czarist document, and Rostnikov’s superior believes it may be this long-lost treaty. Eastbound ticket in hand, Rostnikov sets out to investigate. Meanwhile, his subordinates in Moscow tackle a female Jack the Ripper and an anti-Semitic punk rocker whose mob connections may have gotten him kidnapped. It’s a brave new world in western Russia, but where Rostnikov is going, the landscape hasn’t changed in centuries.

Trent's Last Case

Trent's Last Case [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1497659833
Author: E. C. Bentley
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Trent's Last Case by E. C. Bentley Book Resume:

“One of the three best detective stories ever written.” —Agatha Christie On Wall Street, the mere mention of the name Sigsbee Manderson is enough to send a stock soaring—or bring it tumbling back to earth. Feared but not loved, Manderson has no one to mourn him when the gardener at his British country estate finds him facedown in the dirt, a bullet buried in his brain. There are bruises on his wrist and blood on his clothes, but no clue that will lead the police to the murderer. It will take an amateur to—inadvertently—show them the way. Cheerful, charming, and always eager for a mystery, portrait artist and gentleman sleuth Philip Trent leaps into the Manderson affair with all the passion of the autodidact. Simply by reading the newspapers, he discovers overlooked details of the crime. Not all of his reasoning is sound, and his romantic interests are suspect, to say the least, but Trent’s dedication to the art of detection soon uncovers what no one expected him to find: the truth. Delightfully irreverent yet ingeniously plotted, Trent’s Last Case is widely regarded as a masterwork of the mystery genre. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

Christianity: The Basics

Christianity: The Basics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317657462
Author: Bruce Chilton
Publisher: Routledge
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Christianity: The Basics by Bruce Chilton Book Resume:

Christianity: The Basics is a compelling introduction to both the central pillars of the Christian faith and the rich and varied history of this most global of global religions. This book traces the development of Christianity through an exploration of some of the key beliefs, practices and emotions which have been recurrent symbols through the centuries: Christ, the kingdom of heaven and sin Baptism, Eucharist and prayer Joy, divine union and self denial Encompassing the major epochs of Christian history and examining the unity and divisions created by these symbols, Christianity: The Basics is both a concise and comprehensive introduction to the Christian tradition.