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Rough Draft

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Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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From MSNBC anchor and New York Times bestselling author Katy Tur, a shocking and deeply personal memoir about a life spent chasing the news. “By the time I was two years old, I knew to yell ‘Story! Story!’ at the squawks of my parents’ police scanner. By four, I could hold a microphone and babble my way through a kiddie news report. By the time I was in high school, though, my parents had lost it all. Their marriage. Their careers. Their reputations.” When a box from her mother showed up on Katy Tur’s doorstep, months into the pandemic and just as she learned she was pregnant with her second child, she didn’t know what to expect. The box contained thousands of hours of video—the work of her pioneering helicopter journalist parents. They grew rich and famous for their aerial coverage of Madonna and Sean Penn’s secret wedding, the Reginald Denny beating in the 1992 Los Angeles riots, and O.J. Simpson’s notorious run in the white Bronco. To Tur, these family videos were an inheritance of sorts, and a reminder of who she was before her own breakout success as a reporter. In Rough Draft, Tur writes about her eccentric and volatile California childhood, punctuated by forest fires, earthquakes, and police chases—all seen from a thousand feet in the air. She recounts her complicated relationship with a father who was magnetic, ambitious, and, at times, frightening. And she charts her own survival from local reporter to globe-trotting foreign correspondent, running from her past. Tur also opens up for the first time about her struggles with burnout and impostor syndrome, her stumbles in the anchor chair, and her relationship with CBS Mornings anchor Tony Dokoupil (who quite possibly had a crazier childhood than she did). Intimate and captivating, Rough Draft explores the gift and curse of family legacy, examines the roles and responsibilities of the news, and asks the question: To what extent do we each get to write our own story?

Rough Draft

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Author: James W. Hall
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Press
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Rough Draft by James W. Hall Book Resume:

When her parents were murdered, Hannah Keller was 3,000 miles away, on leave from her job with the Miami Police Department. Her family's only survivor on that deadly day was Hannah's six-year-old son Randall. While fishing on the dock behind his grandparents' house, the boy glimpsed the killers, and later discovered his grandparents' bullet-riddled bodies. Five years later the trauma of that day still haunts the boy. He lives in terror that the killers will return for him. Hannah is no longer a cop but now works full time as a novelist, and is trying to do whatever she can to heal her son's wounds. But when she receives a coded message apparently from her parents' killers, the entire episode explodes again. Teaming up with a maverick FBI agent from the Miami field office, Hannah begins to track the killer. As she moves deeper into the labyrinth, she discovers, to her horror, that she and her son are being used as pawns in an elaborate scheme--a trap designed to catch one of the world's deadliest assassins. Hannah and Randall become entangled in a bitter feud, a burning vendetta, and the mind of a bloodthirsty professional killer. In Rough Draft, his most exciting Thorn novel yet, James W. Hall brings events to a breathtaking conclusion.

Rough Draft of History

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Author: Edwin Amenta,Neal Caren
Publisher: Princeton University Press
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Rough Draft of History by Edwin Amenta,Neal Caren Book Resume:

A comprehensive account of the media's coverage of social movements in the United States A new view of twentieth-century US social movements, Rough Draft of History examines how national newspapers covered social movements and the organizations driving them. Edwin Amenta and Neal Caren identify hundreds of movement organizations, from the Women’s Christian Temperance Union to Occupy Wall Street, and document their treatment in the news. In doing so, Amenta and Caren provide an alternative account of US history from below, as it was refracted through journalistic lenses. Iconic organizations in the women’s rights, African American civil rights, and environmental movements gained substantial media attention. But so too did now-forgotten groups, such as the German-American Alliance, Committee to Defend America by Aiding the Allies, and Peace and Freedom Party. Amenta and Caren show why some organizations made big news while others did not, why some were treated well while others were handled roughly. They recover forgotten stories, including that of the Townsend Plan, a Depression-era organization that helped establish Social Security. They also reveal that the media handled the civil rights movement far more harshly than popular histories recount. And they detail the difficulties movements face in today’s brave new media world. Drawing from digitized newspapers across a century and through to the present, Rough Draft of History offers insights for those seeking social and political change and those trying to make sense of it.

Rough Draft of Improvision *Second Edition*

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Author: Airrissa Kirkland
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
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Rough Draft

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Author: Thomas Cox
Publisher: Author House
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Rough Draft by Thomas Cox Book Resume:

An unpublished story by American author Ernest Hemingway surfaces in the hands of a high school teacher. When the manuscript is stolen and the teacher is murdered, school security chief Nick Cotton investigates the lies and deceits connected to the theft. This leads Nick and his friends into a series of double crosses and murders.

The Roughest Draft

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Author: Emily Wibberley,Austin Siegemund-Broka
Publisher: Penguin
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The Roughest Draft by Emily Wibberley,Austin Siegemund-Broka Book Resume:

One of... Amazon's Best Romances of January Popsugar's Best New Romances of 2022 Buzzfeed,, Shondaland, and Bustle's Best of January Oprah Daily’s Most Anticipated Romances of 2022 E! News' Books to Add To Your Reading List in January Bookbub's Most Anticipated Romances of Winter The Nerd Daily’s Swoonworthy 2022 Releases They were cowriting literary darlings until they hit a plot hole that turned their lives upside down. Three years ago, Katrina Freeling and Nathan Van Huysen were the brightest literary stars on the horizon, their cowritten book topping bestseller lists. But on the heels of their greatest success, they ended their partnership on bad terms, for reasons neither would divulge to the public. They haven't spoken since, and never planned to, except they have one final book due on contract. Facing crossroads in their personal and professional lives, they're forced to reunite. The last thing they ever thought they'd do again is hole up in the tiny Florida town where they wrote their previous book, trying to finish a new manuscript quickly and painlessly. Working through the reasons they've hated each other for the past three years isn't easy, especially not while writing a romantic novel. While passion and prose push them closer together in the Florida heat, Katrina and Nathan will learn that relationships, like writing, sometimes take a few rough drafts before they get it right.

Rough Draft

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Author: Elizabeth Podnieks
Publisher: Lexington Books
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Rough Draft by Elizabeth Podnieks Book Resume:

This edited selection, culled from the diary Coleman kept for over four decades, documents Coleman’s experiences as an American expatriate poet, novelist, and diarist in France and England during the heyday of Anglo-American modernism. It showcases her struggles to reconcile her multiple identities as a creative, sexual, maternal, and spiritual woman as she interacted with some of the most important literary, artistic, and intellectual figures of the period.

Sh*t Rough Drafts

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Author: Paul Laudiero
Publisher: Chronicle Books
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Sh*t Rough Drafts by Paul Laudiero Book Resume:

The book that imagines Bloodshed and Hugs as the title for War and Peace and the Bible as being too preachy (per editor’s note). Sh*t Rough Drafts collects fake misguided early drafts of classic books, screenplays, and contemporary literature, creating visions of alternate works that would exist had the authors not come to their senses. What if F. Scott Fitzgerald had gone with the title The Coolest Gatsby? How would The Hunger Games change if Peeta were armed only with blueberry muffins? If the Man of Steel’s S stood for Sexyman? MacBeth, Moby Dick, Harry Potter, Sense and Sensibility, The Lord of the Rings, and many more are each presented as if they were the actual typed or handwritten pages by the authors themselves, revealing the funny and frightful works they might have been with a little less capable judgment. Praise for Paul Laudiero’s Sh*t Rough Drafts “With potty humor and bad jokes, Laudiero makes us feel that we are capable of the next great American novel. If only we can get past our shit rough drafts.” —HuffPost “The account features whimsical takes on the proverbial ‘rough first draft’ that lurks behind every great book, from the Bible to Fifty Shades of Grey.” —Daily Dot

Rough Draft

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Author: Leo d'Entremont
Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
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Rough Draft by Leo d'Entremont Book Resume:

Can army veteran Ray use this semester to make a new life for himself with the help of his English professor, Brian?

Bird by Bird

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Author: Anne Lamott
Publisher: Anchor
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Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott Book Resume:

From the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author: An essential volume for generations of writers young and old. The twenty-fifth anniversary edition of this modern classic will continue to spark creative minds for years to come. For a quarter century, more than a million readers—scribes and scribblers of all ages and abilities—have been inspired by Anne Lamott’s hilarious, big-hearted, homespun advice. Advice that begins with the simple words of wisdom passed down from Anne’s father—also a writer—in the iconic passage that gives the book its title: “Thirty years ago my older brother, who was ten years old at the time, was trying to get a report on birds written that he’d had three months to write. It was due the next day. We were out at our family cabin in Bolinas, and he was at the kitchen table close to tears, surrounded by binder paper and pencils and unopened books on birds, immobilized by the hugeness of the task ahead. Then my father sat down beside him, put his arm around my brother’s shoulder, and said, ‘Bird by bird, buddy. Just take it bird by bird.’”

Jefferson's Declaration of Independence

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Author: Allen Jayne
Publisher: University Press of Kentucky
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Jefferson's Declaration of Independence by Allen Jayne Book Resume:

Allen Jayne analyzes the ideology of the Declaration of Independence—and its implications—by going back to the sources of Jefferson's ideas: Bolingbroke, Kames, Reid, and Locke. He concludes that the Declaration must be read as an attack on two claims of absolute authority: that of government over its subjects and of religion over the minds of men. Today's world is more secular than Jefferson's, and the importance of philosophical theology in eighteenth-century critical thought must be recognized in order to understand fully and completely the Declaration's implications. Jayne addresses this need by putting religion back into the discussion.

The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley Vol 2

The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley Vol 2 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Nora Crook,Pamela Clemit,Betty T Bennett
Publisher: Routledge
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The Novels and Selected Works of Mary Shelley Vol 2 by Nora Crook,Pamela Clemit,Betty T Bennett Book Resume:

These eight volumes contain the works of Mary Shelley and include introductions and prefatory notes to each volume. Included in this edition are "Frankenstein" (1818), "Matilda" ((1819), "Valperga" (1823), "The Last Man" (1826), "Perkin Warbeck" (1830) and "Lodore" (1835).

Strategies and Tactics for Multidisciplinary Writing

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Author: Elufiede, Kemi,Barker Stucky, Carissa
Publisher: IGI Global
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Strategies and Tactics for Multidisciplinary Writing by Elufiede, Kemi,Barker Stucky, Carissa Book Resume:

Across a wide range of fields of study and academic interests, there is often a common denominator in the need for successful, concise, and well-researched communications in the form of writing. Whether it be accessing credible research, pre-writing practices, or taking writing to the next level from good to excellent, there is a constant need for teaching writing skills and methods effectively as well as utilizing what has been learned within real-life applications to create quality written content. With composers of the written word ranging from students to researchers to business owners and more, multidisciplinary writing encompasses a range of research devoted to enhancing writing skills and providing an understanding of the writing process across diverse fields of interest. Strategies and Tactics for Multidisciplinary Writing provides writers in the professional and academic sphere resources for enhancing their writing skills through a clear understanding of the writing process. The chapters focus on the multiple stages of writing including planning, researching, drafting, revising, and more. While highlighting specific topics such as writing in virtual environments, topic research, writing for the internet, and pre-writing practices, this book is ideally intended for writers in the professional and academic spheres as well as practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students interested in multidisciplinary writing.

Fundamentals of Civil Engineering

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Author: Richard H. McCuen,Edna Z. Ezzell,Melanie K. Wong
Publisher: CRC Press
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Fundamentals of Civil Engineering by Richard H. McCuen,Edna Z. Ezzell,Melanie K. Wong Book Resume:

While the ASCE Body of Knowledge (BOK2) is the codified source for all technical and non-technical information necessary for those seeking to attain licensure in civil engineering, recent graduates have notoriously been lacking in the non-technical aspects even as they excel in the technical. Fundamentals of Civil Engineering: An Introduction to the ASCE Body of Knowledge addresses this shortfall and helps budding engineers develop the knowledge, skills, and attitudes suggested and implied by the BOK2. Written as a resource for all of the non-technical outcomes not specifically covered in the BOK2, it details fundamental aspects of fourteen outcomes addressed in the second edition of the ASCE Body of Knowledge and encourages a broader perspective and understanding of the role of civil engineers in society as well as the reciprocal influence between civil engineering and social evolution. With discussion questions and group activities at the end of each chapter, topics covered include humanities and social sciences, experimentation, sustainability, contemporary issues and historical perspectives, risk and uncertainty, communication, public policy, globalization, leadership and teamwork, and professional and ethical responsibilities. Suitable for both current and former students in pursuit of further breadth and depth of knowledge and professional maturity, this primer promotes introspection, self-evaluation, and self-learning. It details those attitudes that are essential to the achievement of personal and professional success and advancement to positions of leadership, and encourages an appreciation of the human values that are fundamental to professional practice.

Go Set a Watchman

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Author: Harper Lee
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee Book Resume:

#1 New York Times Bestseller “Go Set a Watchman is such an important book, perhaps the most important novel on race to come out of the white South in decades." — New York Times A landmark novel by Harper Lee, set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize–winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch—“Scout”—returns home to Maycomb, Alabama from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and political turmoil that were transforming the South, Jean Louise’s homecoming turns bittersweet when she learns disturbing truths about her close-knit family, the town, and the people dearest to her. Memories from her childhood flood back, and her values and assumptions are thrown into doubt. Featuring many of the iconic characters from To Kill a Mockingbird, Go Set a Watchman perfectly captures a young woman, and a world, in painful yet necessary transition out of the illusions of the past—a journey that can only be guided by one’s own conscience. Written in the mid-1950s, Go Set a Watchman imparts a fuller, richer understanding and appreciation of the late Harper Lee. Here is an unforgettable novel of wisdom, humanity, passion, humor, and effortless precision—a profoundly affecting work of art that is both wonderfully evocative of another era and relevant to our own times. It not only confirms the enduring brilliance of To Kill a Mockingbird, but also serves as its essential companion, adding depth, context, and new meaning to an American classic.

The Birth of One Nation

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Author: Carl Lotus Becker
Publisher: e-artnow
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The Birth of One Nation by Carl Lotus Becker Book Resume:

Musaicum Books presents to you a meticulously edited Carl Becker collection. This ebook has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards and adjusted for readability on all devices. Content: The Beginnings of the American People The Discovery of the Old World and the New The Partition of the New World The English Migration in the Seventeenth Century England and her Colonies in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries The American People in the Eighteenth Century The Winning of Independence The Eve of the Revolution A Patriot Of 1763 The Burden Of Empire The Rights Of A Nation Defining The Issue A Little Discreet Conduct Testing The Issue The Declaration of Independence: A Study in the History of Political Ideas Historical Antecedents of the Declaration: The Natural Rights Philosophy Historical Antecedents of the Declaration: Theory of the British Empire Drafting the Declaration The Literary Qualities of the Declaration The Philosophy of the Declaration in the Nineteenth Century

Deliver Us from Evil

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Author: Lacy K. Ford
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Deliver Us from Evil by Lacy K. Ford Book Resume:

A major contribution to our understanding of slavery in the early republic, Deliver Us from Evil illuminates the white South's twisted and tortured efforts to justify slavery, focusing on the period from the drafting of the federal constitution in 1787 through the age of Jackson. Drawing heavily on primary sources, including newspapers, government documents, legislative records, pamphlets, and speeches, Lacy K. Ford recaptures the varied and sometimes contradictory ideas and attitudes held by groups of white southerners as they tried to square slavery with their democratic ideals. He excels at conveying the political, intellectual, economic, and social thought of leading white southerners, vividly recreating the mental world of the varied actors and capturing the vigorous debates over slavery. He also shows that there was not one antebellum South but many, and not one southern white mindset but several, with the debates over slavery in the upper South quite different in substance from those in the deep South. In the upper South, where tobacco had fallen into comparative decline by 1800, debate often centered on how the area might reduce its dependence on slave labor and "whiten" itself, whether through gradual emancipation and colonization or the sale of slaves to the cotton South. During the same years, the lower South swirled into the vortex of the "cotton revolution," and that area's whites lost all interest in emancipation, no matter how gradual or fully compensated. An ambitious, thought-provoking, and highly insightful book, Deliver Us from Evil makes an important contribution to the history of slavery in the United States, shedding needed light on the white South's early struggle to reconcile slavery with its Revolutionary heritage.

The Elements of Academic Research

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Author: Richard H. McCuen
Publisher: ASCE Publications
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The Elements of Academic Research by Richard H. McCuen Book Resume:

Students and graduate students who are beginning to do research often have many difficult questions and concerns. This book is designed to give a comprehensive, reader-friendly overview of all the key aspects of conducting and presenting research. It includes chapters on topic selection, time management, using the information highway, getting your research published, and more. Humorous, research-related illustrations enhance the text. Students, as well as the faculty who work with them, will find this book to be an invaluable research tool.

The Declaration of Independence

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Author: Carl Lotus Becker
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
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The Declaration of Independence by Carl Lotus Becker Book Resume:

In this long essay Becker analyzed the structure, drafting, and philosophy of the Declaration. He recognizes that it was not intended as an objective historical statement of the causes of the Revolution, but merely furnished a moral and legal justification for rebellion. Step by step, the colonists modified their theory to suit their needs. Whenever men become sufficiently dissatisfied with the existing regime of positive law and custom, they will be found reaching out beyond it for the rational basis of what they conceive ought to be. This is what the Americans did in their controversy with Great Britain.

We Got Game!

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Author: Aileen Weintraub
Publisher: Running Press Kids
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We Got Game! by Aileen Weintraub Book Resume:

Inspire kids to be their best selves and get involved in social change with this stunning anthology about thirty-five amazing women in sports around the world and throughout history. Do you play sports? Maybe you dream about scoring a goal on the soccer field or hitting a home run in baseball. Perhaps you're thinking about trying a new sport, but you're still not sure. In We Got Game! you'll meet thirty-five female athletes who played hard, broke records, and inspired girls around the world. Some of these athletes have retired. Others are still competing. But they have one thing in common: they all got game! You'll read about the first woman horse jockey to compete in the Kentucky Derby, the number one tennis player in the world, a surfer who lost her arm in a shark attack, and a snow boarder who landed a death-defying jump, along with many others. These female athletes prove that girls can do anything! Simone Biles * Gretchen Bleiler * Hannah Cockroft * Misty Copeland * Diane Crump * Sasha DiGiulian * Gabby Douglas * Grete Eliassen * Marlen Esparza * Lisa Fernandez * Althea Gibson * Bethany Hamilton * Mia Hamm * Jackie Joyner-Kersee * Billie Jean King * Phaidra Knight * Silken Laumann * Nancy Lopez * Tatyana McFadden * Ibtihaj Mohammad * Danica Patrick * Megan Rapinoe * Mary Lou Retton * Manon Rhéaume * Ronda Rousey * Wilma Rudolph * Junko Tabei * Dara Torres * Elana Myers Taylor * Marianne Vos * Abby Wambach * Maria Toorpakai Wazir * Jen Welter * Serena Williams * Kristi Yamaguchi

Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom

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Author: Lynn Meltzer
Publisher: Guilford Press
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Promoting Executive Function in the Classroom by Lynn Meltzer Book Resume:

Accessible and practical, this book helps teachers incorporate executive function processes—such as planning, organizing, prioritizing, and self-checking—into the classroom curriculum. Chapters provide effective strategies for optimizing what K–12 students learn by improving how they learn. Noted authority Lynn Meltzer and her research associates present a wealth of easy-to-implement assessment tools, teaching techniques and activities, and planning aids. Featuring numerous whole-class ideas and suggestions, the book also shows how to differentiate instruction for students with learning or attention difficulties. Case examples illustrate individualized teaching strategies and classroom accommodations. More than a dozen reproducibles are included; the large-size format facilitates photocopying and day-to-day reference. Purchasers also get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. See also Meltzer's edited volume, Executive Function in Education, Second Edition, which presents state-of-the-art knowledge on the role of EF in learning across the content areas.


Manfred [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Peter Cochran
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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Manfred by Peter Cochran Book Resume:

The play Manfred is one of Byron’s most famous and influential works. It established him throughout Europe as a bold, blasphemous genius. It inspired music by Tchaikovsky and Schumann, and was admired by, and influenced, Richard Wagner, whose uncle made one of its eighteen German translations. Going back to the primary manuscripts, Peter Cochran has created a new text of Manfred, so that it can at last be read as it left Byron’s pen, untouched by professional polishers, too anxious to impose a formal syntax on his fluent and spontaneous style. Cochran has – through a careful study of the original texts – decoded one hitherto-illegible note which throws light on Byron’s strange and elaborate demonology. Several essays cover the myriad sources of the play, and there are sections on its production history. Cochran ends with an amusing essay on how to, and how not to, bring Byron’s Manfred to the stage.

Writing Instruction and Assessment for English Language Learners K-8

Writing Instruction and Assessment for English Language Learners K-8 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Susan Lenski,Frances Verbruggen
Publisher: Guilford Press
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Writing Instruction and Assessment for English Language Learners K-8 by Susan Lenski,Frances Verbruggen Book Resume:

Many English language learners (ELLs) require extra support to become successful writers. This book helps teachers understand the unique needs of ELLs and promote their achievement by adapting the effective instructional methods teachers already know. Engaging and accessible, the book features standards-based lesson planning ideas, examples of student work, and 15 reproducible worksheets, rubrics, and other useful materials. It describes ways to combine instruction in core skills with ample opportunities to write and revise in different genres. Invaluable guidance is provided for assessing ELLs' writing development at different grade levels and language proficiency levels.

Draft No. 4

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Author: John McPhee
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Draft No. 4 by John McPhee Book Resume:

The long-awaited guide to writing long-form nonfiction by the legendary author and teacher Draft No. 4 is a master class on the writer’s craft. In a series of playful, expertly wrought essays, John McPhee shares insights he has gathered over his career and has refined while teaching at Princeton University, where he has nurtured some of the most esteemed writers of recent decades. McPhee offers definitive guidance in the decisions regarding arrangement, diction, and tone that shape nonfiction pieces, and he presents extracts from his work, subjecting them to wry scrutiny. In one essay, he considers the delicate art of getting sources to tell you what they might not otherwise reveal. In another, he discusses how to use flashback to place a bear encounter in a travel narrative while observing that “readers are not supposed to notice the structure. It is meant to be about as visible as someone’s bones.” The result is a vivid depiction of the writing process, from reporting to drafting to revising—and revising, and revising. Draft No. 4 is enriched by multiple diagrams and by personal anecdotes and charming reflections on the life of a writer. McPhee describes his enduring relationships with The New Yorker and Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and recalls his early years at Time magazine. Throughout, Draft No. 4 is enlivened by his keen sense of writing as a way of being in the world.

The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science

The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Kathy Mirakovits,Gina Londino-Smolar
Publisher: CRC Press
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The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science by Kathy Mirakovits,Gina Londino-Smolar Book Resume:

The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science: A Laboratory Manual, Second Edition presents foundational concepts in forensic science through hands-on laboratory techniques and engaging exercises. The text offers numerous lab projects on a range of subjects including fingerprinting, shoeprint analysis, firearms, pathology, anthropology, forensic biology and DNA, drugs, trace evidence analysis, and more. This Second Edition is fully updated to include extensive full-color photos and diagrams to reflect current best-practices focussing on laboratory procedure, techniques, and interpretation of results. Each laboratory illustrates processes and concepts, and how the equipment should be set up for a given exercise. Many of the exercises can be done with minimal laboratory equipment and material while certain exercises also have additional options and advanced lab exercises—for those education institutions with access to more specialized or advance laboratory equipment. While the sequencing of laboratory exercises in the book is designed to follow The Basics textbook, the lab exercises are intentionally modular can be performed in any sequence desired by an instructor. The Basics of Investigating Forensic Science, Second Edition is an excellent resource for introduction to forensic sciences courses, including the companion textbook it was designed to accompany, Forensic Science: The Basics, Fourth Edition (ISBN: 9780367251499). The book can be used alongside any textbook, and even serve as a stand-alone text for two- and four-year college programs, as well as course at the high school level.

How To Write and Present Technical Information, 4th Edition

How To Write and Present Technical Information, 4th Edition [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Charles H. Sides
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
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How To Write and Present Technical Information, 4th Edition by Charles H. Sides Book Resume:

Thoroughly updated to discuss the use of tools such as Skype and social media, this concise volume shows how effective communication—via written text and spoken presentations—can positively impact project management in professional environments. • Maintains the quality of information that has made this text a longtime favorite while featuring significant updates to encompass current technology • Provides readers with clear guidelines for designing and writing a wide range of professional documents and associated communications • Offers effective strategies for solving communications problems • Includes primary source documents that illustrate the advice given

John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish

John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Noel Malcolm,Jacqueline Stedall
Publisher: OUP Oxford
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John Pell (1611-1685) and His Correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish by Noel Malcolm,Jacqueline Stedall Book Resume:

The mathematician John Pell was a member of that golden generation of scientists Boyle, Wren, Hooke, and others which came together in the early Royal Society. Although he left a huge body of manuscript materials, he has remained an extraordinarily neglected figure, whose papers have never been properly explored. This book, the first ever full-length study of Pell, presents an in-depth account of his life and mathematical thinking, based on a detailed study of his manuscripts. It not only restores to his proper place in history a figure who was one of the leading mathematicians of his day; it also brings to life a strange, appealing, but awkward character, whose failure to publish his discoveries was caused by powerful scruples. In addition, this book shows that the range of Pell's interests extended far beyond mathematics. He was a key member of the circle of the 'intelligencer' Samuel Hartlib; he prepared translations of works by Descartes and Comenius; in the 1650s he served as Cromwell's envoy to Switzerland; and in the last part of his life he was an active member of the Royal Society, interested in the whole range of its activities. The study of Pell's life and thought thus illuminates many different aspects of 17th-century intellectual life. The book is in three parts. The first is a detailed biography of Pell; the second is an extended essay on his mathematical work; the third is a richly annotated edition of his correspondence with Sir Charles Cavendish. This correspondence, which has often been cited by scholars but has never been published in full, is concerned not only with mathematics but also with optics, philosophy, and many other subjects; conducted mainly while Pell was in the Netherlands and Cavendish was also on the Continent, it is an unusually fascinating example of the correspondence that flourished in the 17th-century 'Republic of letters'. This book will be an essential resource not only for historians of mathematics, science, and philosophy, but also for intellectual and cultural historians of early modern Europe.

Managing Environmentally Sustainable Innovation

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Author: Bart Bossink
Publisher: Routledge
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Managing Environmentally Sustainable Innovation by Bart Bossink Book Resume:

A paradigm shift is happening at this moment. Firms and consumers are aware of the fact that they cause environmental pollution, depletion of resources and are responsible for the dangers involved. At the same time awareness is growing that they need to and will develop the appropriate solutions in the time to come. The idea that sustainable, cyclic businesses are more logical than consumption-oriented and waste-dumping ones seems fascinating to a growing number of people. For this change to happen new thinking and behavior is needed. Firms and consumers play a central role in a sustainable business. Companies deliver what consumers buy and vice versa. In a sustainable paradigm, companies are able to develop and produce sustainably. Therefore, companies need new management concepts for sustainable investment, manufacturing, logistics and marketing and for sustainable management. In Managing Environmentally Sustainable Innovation, Bossink evaluates the innovation chain in a process of five consecutive stages, articulates five levels at which people collectively manage the chain, and analyzes the interplay between the two. Acquainting the reader with the complexities of innovation, as well as which complexities are active in the management of environmental sustainability, this book offers guiding principles and a toolbox for the management of environmentally sustainable innovation in construction.

Poetic Justice

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Author: John E. Kistner
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
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This Is My Story

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Author: Theron J. Houston
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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In This Is My Story: I Once was Lost, Volume II, Theron J. Houston continues with an anthology of his life. In this book, you will see how God has become an essential part of his life and his discovery of the power of prayer. When your life appears to be out of order and out of control, we all still have a God that is a God of order, and he is still in control. This book will not only make you think but it will inspire you and inform you that our Heavenly Father has a divine purpose for your life.


Unbelievable [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10:
Author: Katy Tur
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Unbelievable by Katy Tur Book Resume:

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Compelling… this book couldn’t be more timely.” – Jill Abramson, New York Times Book Review From the Recipient of the 2017 Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism Called "disgraceful," "third-rate," and "not nice" by Donald Trump, NBC News correspondent Katy Tur reported on—and took flak from—the most captivating and volatile presidential candidate in American history. Katy Tur lived out of a suitcase for a year and a half, following Trump around the country, powered by packets of peanut butter and kept clean with dry shampoo. She visited forty states with the candidate, made more than 3,800 live television reports, and tried to endure a gazillion loops of Elton John’s "Tiny Dancer"—a Trump rally playlist staple. From day 1 to day 500, Tur documented Trump’s inconsistencies, fact-checked his falsities, and called him out on his lies. In return, Trump repeatedly singled Tur out. He tried to charm her, intimidate her, and shame her. At one point, he got a crowd so riled up against Tur, Secret Service agents had to walk her to her car. None of it worked. Facts are stubborn. So was Tur. She was part of the first women-led politics team in the history of network news. The Boys on the Bus became the Girls on the Plane. But the circus remained. Through all the long nights, wild scoops, naked chauvinism, dodgy staffers, and fevered debates, no one had a better view than Tur. Unbelievable is her darkly comic, fascinatingly bizarre, and often scary story of how America sent a former reality show host to the White House. It’s also the story of what it was like for Tur to be there as it happened, inside a no-rules world where reporters were spat on, demeaned, and discredited. Tur was a foreign correspondent who came home to her most foreign story of all. Unbelievable is a must-read for anyone who still wakes up and wonders, Is this real life?

How We Write

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Author: Mike Sharples
Publisher: Routledge
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How We Write by Mike Sharples Book Resume:

How We Write is an accessible guide to the entire writing process, from forming ideas to formatting text. Combining new explanations of creativity with insights into writing as design, it offers a full account of the mental, physical and social aspects of writing. How We Write explores: how children learn to write the importance of reflective thinking processes of planning, composing and revising visual design of text cultural influences on writing global hypertext and the future of collaborative and on-line writing. By referring to a wealth of examples from writers such as Umberto Eco, Terry Pratchett and Ian Fleming, How We Write ultimately teaches us how to control and extend our own writing abilities. How We Write will be of value to students and teachers of language and psychology, professional and aspiring writers, and anyone interested in this familiar yet complex activity.

Foundational Texts of Mormonism

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Author: Mark Ashurst-McGee,Robin Jensen,Sharalyn D. Howcroft
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Foundational Texts of Mormonism by Mark Ashurst-McGee,Robin Jensen,Sharalyn D. Howcroft Book Resume:

Joseph Smith, founding prophet and martyr of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, personally wrote, dictated, or commissioned thousands of documents. Among these are several highly significant sources that scholars have used over and over again in their attempts to reconstruct the founding era of Mormonism, usually by focusing solely on content, without a deep appreciation for how and why a document was produced. This book offers case studies of the sources most often used by historians of the early Mormon experience. Each chapter takes a particular document as its primary subject, considering the production of a document as an historical event in itself, with its own background, purpose, circumstances, and consequences. The documents are examined not merely as sources of information but as artifacts that reflect aspects of the general culture and particular circumstances in which they were created. This book will help historians working in the founding era of Mormonism gain a more solid grounding in the period's documentary record by supplying important information on major primary sources.

The Psychology Research Handbook

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Author: Frederick T. L. Leong,James T. Austin
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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The Psychology Research Handbook by Frederick T. L. Leong,James T. Austin Book Resume:

The book that established itself as a standard text and reference work for students seeking to master research methods and procedures in psychology has been updated and revised in this new edition! The Second Edition of The Psychology Research Handbook: A Guide for Graduate Students and Research Assistants once again offers a comprehensive guide for understanding and conquering the entire research process. Editors Frederick T. L. Leong and James T. Austin have assembled a distinguished group of expert researchers who share skill sets accumulated as a result of years of practical exposure to the design, development, implementation, and documentation of research in psychology.

Concise Chinese Tort Laws

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Author: Xiang Li,Jigang Jin
Publisher: Springer
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Concise Chinese Tort Laws by Xiang Li,Jigang Jin Book Resume:

The explosive economic development in China over the last three decades has created social challenges unprecedented in the country's history. In response, China has overhauled its existing tort laws and even created new tort laws. By exploring its principles, theories and history, this book provides international readers a fresh outlook on China's tort law system. Granted that some concepts or theories in China's modern tort laws were "borrowed" from the west, the principles behind them can nevertheless often find their roots in ancient Chinese philosophies, concepts or even laws. This book also uses real cases to explain the courts' application of China's tort laws and the meaning of the corresponding statutes.

John Bartlow Martin

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Author: Ray E. Boomhower
Publisher: Indiana University Press
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John Bartlow Martin by Ray E. Boomhower Book Resume:

During the 1940s and 1950s, one name, John Bartlow Martin, dominated the pages of the "big slicks," the Saturday Evening Post, LIFE, Harper’s, Look, and Collier’s. A former reporter for the Indianapolis Times, Martin was one of a handful of freelance writers able to survive solely on this writing. Over a career that spanned nearly fifty years, his peers lauded him as "the best living reporter," the "ablest crime reporter in America," and "one of America’s premier seekers of fact." His deep and abiding concern for the working class, perhaps a result of his upbringing, set him apart from other reporters. Martin was a key speechwriter and adviser to the presidential campaigns of many prominent Democrats from 1950 into the 1970s, including those of Adlai Stevenson, John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Robert F. Kennedy, Hubert Humphrey, and George McGovern. He served as U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republic during the Kennedy administration and earned a small measure of fame when FCC Chairman Newton Minow introduced his description of television as "a vast wasteland" into the nation’s vocabulary.

Christ-Centered Therapy

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Author: Harold G Koenig,Russ Harris
Publisher: Routledge
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Christ-Centered Therapy by Harold G Koenig,Russ Harris Book Resume:

Help your clients gain access to the transformative grace of God through Christ! All too often, psychology and spirituality are kept in separate boxes, lessening the power of each to work effective changes. Christ-Centered Therapy: Empowering the Self brings together Christian faith with the Internal Family System (IFS) model. This widely accepted paradigm facilitates psychological healing by showing how the self can become the change agent for the dysfunctional internal system. Christ-centered IFS (CCIFS) combines the power of internal system therapy with the healing power of God for lasting change. Therapists with Christian clients, faith-based clients, or clients who need foundational grounding will benefit from the psychological and spiritual dimensions of Christ-Centered Therapy: Empowering the Self. This powerful therapeutic model posits a self surrounded by subpersonalities who carry anger, fear, distrust, and other negative responses. When the client’s self takes the leadership role, the self becomes the channel for Christ’s grace for all the subpersonalities. One by one they become empowered, center around self and God, and contribute their resources to the functioning of the whole personality. Christ-Centered Therapy: Empowering the Self provides exercises and visual aids to help both client and counselor, including: four tools to teach the self to lead effectively worksheets to serve as a structural and visual guide to understanding, developing, and using each tool a “parts map” for client and counselor to use collaboratively cartoons, structural diagrams, and dialogues to illustrate new concepts and procedures Each chapter of Christ-Centered Therapy: Empowering the Self provides specific help for the counselor, including: case studies showing step-by-step clinical interventions a content summary a clinical outline listing the interventions in sequence an exercise to help counselors discover their own inner and spiritual dynamics Christ-Centered Therapy: Empowering the Self brings together the diagnostic and restorative power of IFS with the transforming power of Christian spirituality. It is essential for Christian counselors and for non-Christian counselors who are seeking more effective ways to treat Christian clients.

Academic Research Systems

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Author: Ahmed Ceegaag
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Academic Research Systems by Ahmed Ceegaag Book Resume:

This book is a comprehensive examination system. However, for-profit college students should have approved writing and are habituated on training. It’s been a proportion of the constitution that organized authored journals. Its guidelines are the recovering of the microelectronic redundant vacating as an organization concerning reservation of the circumstantial as well as for-profit college journals and research documents. However, this is a new tactic. Many college students are not regular in study and use daily journal and researches. This book is systematically superfluous in State of Somalia College and in African colleges. There were no past studies in primary and high schools for journal and research. For-profit college journals, however, were present, as well as student-building professional academics. You must have those structures daily, if God wills you.

Mystery Boy

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Author: Lester Murray
Publisher: iUniverse
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Mystery Boy by Lester Murray Book Resume:

Within the pages of this book comes to life a remarkable young fellow who has all the characteristics every boy and girl, every mother and father, every teacher would love to see in every child. Who is this boy who is found in the middle of nowhere, with no talking ability, no knowledge of anything, who suddenly comes to life inspiring everyone with whom he comes into contact? He is both loveable, and extremely dangerous, if he needs to be. He is courageous, but emotional, strong, but weak. He is likeable – just like most children in this world. He is a young fellow, always moving forward, but he is as vulnerable as a newborn puppy or kitten. He’s just a kid, but a kid almost every kid in the world could either aspire to, or wish he was your best friend! I hope you’ll look forward to reading this book, and the sequel, which is even more inspiring than this, yet the sequel cannot come unless you read and know this book!

How to Teach a Course in Research Methods for Psychology Students

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Author: Ross A. Seligman
Publisher: Springer Nature
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How to Teach a Course in Research Methods for Psychology Students by Ross A. Seligman Book Resume:

This book is a step-by-step guide for instructors on how to teach a psychology research methods course at the undergraduate or graduate level. It provides various approaches for teaching the course including lecture topics, difficult concepts for students, sample labs, test questions, syllabus guides and policies, as well as a detailed description of the requirements for the final experimental paper. This book is also supplemented with anecdotes from the author’s years of experience teaching research methods classes. Chapters in this book include information on how to deliver more effective lectures, issues you may encounter with students, examples of weekly labs, tips for teaching research methods online, and much more. This book is targeted towards the undergraduate or graduate professor who has either not yet taught research methods or who wants to improve his or her course. Using step by step directions, any teacher will be able to follow the guidelines found in this book that will help them succeed. How to Teach a Course in Research Methods for Psychology Students is a valuable resource for anyone teaching a quantitative research methods course at the college or university level.