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Tamar

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From acclaimed British sensation Mal Peet comes a masterful story of adventure, love, secrets, and betrayal in time of war, both past and present. When her grandfather dies, Tamar inherits a box containing a series of clues and coded messages. Out of the past, another Tamar emerges, a man involved in the terrifying world of resistance fighters in Nazi-occupied Holland half a century before. His story is one of passionate love, jealousy, and tragedy set against the daily fear and casual horror of the Second World War -- and unraveling it is about to transform Tamar’s life forever.

Unveiled

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Author: Francine Rivers
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Unveiled by Francine Rivers Book Resume:

Book 1 in the 5-book biblical historical fiction series by the New York Times bestselling author of Redeeming Love and A Voice in the Wind. Betrayed by the men who controlled her future, she fought for her right to believe in a loving God. Meet Tamar, one of the five women in the lineage of Christ. She risked her life and her reputation to be the woman she was called to be. Her story serves as an example of how God uses our circumstances and our steps toward Him, however faltering, to fulfill His plan. Unveiled is book one in the popular Lineage of Grace series about five unlikely women who changed eternity. “Francine Rivers utilizes her expertise as master storyteller to unveil Tamar’s saga, a tale of deception, betrayal, and ultimately hope.” —Romantic Times This novella includes an in-depth Bible study perfect for personal reflection or group discussion.

Tamar

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Author: Deborah Challinor
Publisher: HarperCollins Australia
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Tamar by Deborah Challinor Book Resume:

A dramatic saga of love, scandal and survival. When Tamar Deane is orphaned at 17 in a small Cornish village, she seizes her one chance for a new life and emigrates to New Zealand. Alone and frightened on the Plymouth quay she is befriended by an extraordinary woman. Myrna Mactaggart is also travelling to Auckland, with plans to establish the finest brothel in the Southern Hemisphere. Myrna's friendship is unconventional to say the least, but proves invaluable when tamar makes some disastrous choices in the new colony. Tamar is the first in a sweeping family saga covering several generations and encompassing the Boer War and the First and Second World Wars. Deborah Challinor successfully brings colonial New Zealand's complex social and racial interactions alive through a tight and exciting plot with compelling characters and a strong, dramatic story which will delight fans of this genre.

The Debt of Tamar

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Author: Nicole Dweck
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The Debt of Tamar by Nicole Dweck Book Resume:

A USA TODAY Best seller! Bestselling author Nicole Dweck brings to life one of history's greatest yet overlooked stories of love and resilience. In 2002, thirty-two-year-old Selim Osman, the last descendant of Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, flees Istanbul for New York. In a twist of fate he meets Hannah, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor and an artist striving to understand a father she barely knows. Unaware that the connection they share goes back centuries, the two feel an immediate pull to one another. But as their story intertwines with that of their ancestors, the heroic but ultimately tragic decision that bound two families centuries ago ripples into the future, threatening to tear Hannah and Selim apart. From a 16th-century harem to a seaside village in the Holy Land, from Nazi-occupied Paris to modern-day Manhattan, Nicole Dweck's The Debt of Tamar weaves a spellbinding tapestry of love, history, and fate that will enchant readers from the very first page.

Tamar's Tears

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Author: Andrew Sloane
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
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Tamar's Tears by Andrew Sloane Book Resume:

Evangelical and feminist approaches to Old Testament interpretation often seem to be at odds with each other. The authors of this volume argue to the contrary: feminist and evangelical interpreters of the Old Testament can enter into a constructive dialogue that will be fruitful to both parties. They seek to illustrate this with reference to a number of texts and issues relevant to feminist Old Testament interpretation from an explicitly evangelical point of view. In so doing they raise issues that need to be addressed by both evangelical and feminist interpreters of the Old Testament, and present an invitation to faithful and fruitful reading of these portions of Scripture.

Tamar's Closet

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Author: Laurie A. Malliett
Publisher: WestBowPress
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Tamar's Closet by Laurie A. Malliett Book Resume:

Laurie uses her love of fashion to take you on a journey of emotional healing. This journey takes you through your physical closet also. The journal pages allow you to sort your thoughts, while the closet purging pages assist you in removing clutter and add positive clothing choices to your closet. Do you love shoes like I do? Or shopping to fill a void in your wardrobe? Before we check out all the newest, latest and greatest, we need to remove the old stuff so we have room for the new things in our closets. Our closets reveal more than our best friend may ever know about us. We store emotional things as well as our physical clothes in them. What would your closet say about you? Don’t fret, there is a way to clean both the pain and the dust from your closet. Come take a journey with me, where there is a future bright and cheerful. A place where you become your best self. I’ll take you through the emotional and physical closets and introduce you to a new view of yourself. You’ll see how different choices can bring you different outcomes. Life can have meaning, and you can refocus. Know that you are greatly loved and never alone in your pain. There is a comforter and personal designer just for you!

The Cry of Tamar

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Author: Pamela Cooper-White
Publisher: Fortress Press
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The Cry of Tamar by Pamela Cooper-White Book Resume:

In this comprehensive, practical, and gripping assessment of various forms of violence against women, Pamela Cooper-White challenges the Christian churches to examine their own responses to the cry of Tamar in our time. She describes specific forms of such violence and outlines appropriate pastoral responses. The second edition of this groundbreaking work is thoroughly updated and examines not only where the church has made progress since 1995 but also where women remain at unchanged or even greater risk of violence.

Molecular Modeling and Simulation

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Author: Tamar Schlick
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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Molecular Modeling and Simulation by Tamar Schlick Book Resume:

Very broad overview of the field intended for an interdisciplinary audience; Lively discussion of current challenges written in a colloquial style; Author is a rising star in this discipline; Suitably accessible for beginners and suitably rigorous for experts; Features extensive four-color illustrations; Appendices featuring homework assignments and reading lists complement the material in the main text

Princess Tamar's Tears

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Author: Norma Evans Barber
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Princess Tamar's Tears by Norma Evans Barber Book Resume:

The Faces series is an attempt to paint as honestly as possible the faces of characters we read about in the Bible so that readers can identify and relate to the naked, common-life truths that these characters present and hold to the promises that each story or event offers to us as we seek to know and walk with God. Walking through the Bible, an adult Sunday School class enters 11 Samuel 13, a dark room where a princess is found weeping. She has been sexually abused by her half brother while her family members conspire a cover-up. Her own brother, her mothers son, secretly vows revenge on the aggressor as well as on his father, King David. The succeeding chaos multiplies, and Tamar, the victim, sticks her face out of the closet to tell the pain of it all, only to find that her story holds relevant connections to a number of class members and, in fact, to many readers in the contemporary world.

Tamar's Sukkah

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Author: Ellie B. Gellman
Publisher: Millbrook Press
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Tamar's Sukkah by Ellie B. Gellman Book Resume:

Kar-Ben Read-Aloud eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting to bring eBooks to life! Tamar calls on her neighborhood friends to help her build a sukkah in this Kar-Ben favorite back by popular demand with full-color illustrations.

Story of Judah and Tamar

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Author: Joseph Ng Bak Soon
Publisher: Partridge Publishing Singapore
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Story of Judah and Tamar by Joseph Ng Bak Soon Book Resume:

The Story of Judah and Tamar in Genesis 38 is a familiar one in the Christian Bible. Nevertheless, it is also a controversial chapter in biblical scholarship due to an apparently dissonant narrative. In fact most expositions of the Book of Genesis do not waste much ink on this story. There are prominent theologians who insist that this episode plays no role whatsoever in Genesis and that it should not even be inserted into the divine record. However, what is included by the Holy Spirit is not so easily dismissed by the doubts or cleverness of men. It is the conviction of this author that the Story of Judah and Tamar properly understood models a reading of Scripture that is consonant with what the church fathers have termed regula fidei or rule of faith. Such an interpretation upholds a reading tradition pioneered by Jesus, the apostles and the church fathers. When seen through this canonical prism rather than invoking skepticism this brief but significant account in the divine record should alert Christians to a deep mystery in the divine revelation concerning Gods identity, His move, and His abiding relevance for present day Christian life, living and experience.

Frontiers of Possession

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Author: Tamar Herzog
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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Frontiers of Possession by Tamar Herzog Book Resume:

Tamar Herzog asks how territorial borders were established in the early modern period and challenges the standard view that national boundaries are settled by military conflicts and treaties. Claims and control on both sides of the Atlantic were subject to negotiation, as neighbors and outsiders carved out and defended new frontiers of possession.

Where is the Sun?

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Author: Tamar Johnson
Publisher: FriesenPress
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Where is the Sun? by Tamar Johnson Book Resume:

The sun is hiding behind the clouds, and Lea can’t see it at all. While she and her mom run their errands for the day, Lea searches for the sun. To everyone’s delight, she finds it over and over: beaming through windows, shining in people’s eyes, and flashing in water. Each time she finds the sun, Lea shows the people around her that beauty and joy are everywhere. This heart-warming story reminds readers happiness in unexpected places, and to not be afraid to make their own.

Virgin Territory

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Author: Tamar Jeffers McDonald
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
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Virgin Territory by Tamar Jeffers McDonald Book Resume:

A critical and in-depth investigation of how virginity is represented in film.

International Organizations in World Politics

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Author: Tamar Gutner
Publisher: CQ Press
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International Organizations in World Politics by Tamar Gutner Book Resume:

This timely new title examines the importance and impact of major international organizations and their role in global governance. International Organizations in World Politics focuses on the most influential IOs, including the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and World Trade Organization. For each organization, author Tamar Gutner describes their birth and evolution, governance structure, activities, and performance. A second chapter on each organization presents a case study that illuminates the constraints and challenges each IO faces. Regional organizations and issues are also examined, including the European Union and the euro crisis, as well as a case study on the African Union’s peace operations.

Disability Through the Life Course

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Author: Tamar Heller,Sarah Parker Harris
Publisher: SAGE Publications
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Disability Through the Life Course by Tamar Heller,Sarah Parker Harris Book Resume:

This volume in The SAGE Reference Series on Disability explores issues involving disability through the life courses, and is one of eight volumes in the cross-disciplinary and issues-based series, which examines topics central to the lives of individuals with disabilities and their families. With a balance of history, theory, research, and application, specialists set out the findings and implications of research and practice for others whose current or future work involves the care and/or study of those with disabilities, as well as for the disabled themselves. The concise, engaging presentational style emphasizes accessibility. Taken individually, each volume sets out the fundamentals of the topic it addresses, accompanied by compiled data and statistics, recommended further readings, a guide to organizations and associations, and other annotated resources, thus providing the ideal introductory platform and gateway for further study. Taken together, the series represents both a survey of major disability issues and a guide to new directions and trends and contemporary resources in the field as a whole.

The Golden Bell

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Author: Tamar Sachs
Publisher: Kar-Ben Publishing ™
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The Golden Bell by Tamar Sachs Book Resume:

In biblical times, Itamar, the tailor's son, has carefully carried the High Priest's robe—with its little golden bells sewn onto the hem—home for his father to mend. But one day, one of the bells is missing! When nobody turns in the lost bell at the Claiming Stone, Itamar wonders if the tiny bell will ever be found. A surprise ending brings the story into modern times when an archaeologist finds a golden bell at a Jerusalem dig.

A Convert’s Tale

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Author: Tamar Herzig
Publisher: Harvard University Press
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A Convert’s Tale by Tamar Herzig Book Resume:

Salomone da Sesso was a virtuoso goldsmith in Renaissance Italy. Brought down by a sex scandal, he saved his skin by converting to Catholicism. Tamar Herzig explores Salamone’s world—his Jewish upbringing, his craft and patrons, and homosexuality. In his struggle for rehabilitation, we see how precarious and contested was the meaning of conversion.

Trust and Honesty

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Author: Tamar Frankel
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Trust and Honesty by Tamar Frankel Book Resume:

America's culture is moving in a new and dangerous direction, as it becomes more accepting and tolerant of dishonesty and financial abuse. Tamar Frankel argues that this phenomenon is not new; in fact it has a specific traceable past. During the past thirty years temptations and opportunities to defraud have risen; legal, moral and theoretical barriers to abuse of trust have fallen. She goes on to suggest that fraud and the abuse of trust could have a widespread impact on American economy and prosperity, and argues that the way to counter this disturbing trend is to reverse the culture of business dishonesty. Finally, she presents the following thesis: If Americans have had enough of financial abuse, they can demand of their leaders, of themselves, and of each other more honesty and trust and less cynicism. Americans can reject the actions, attitudes, theories and assumptions that brought us the corporate scandals of the 1990s. Though American society can have "bad apples," and its constituents hold differing opinions about the precise meaning of trust and truth, it can remain honest, as long as it aspires to honesty.

Night's Dancer

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Author: Yaël Tamar Lewin,Janet Collins
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
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Night's Dancer by Yaël Tamar Lewin,Janet Collins Book Resume:

Winner of the The Marfield Prize / National Award for Arts Writing (2011) Dancer Janet Collins, born in New Orleans in 1917 and raised in Los Angeles, soared high over the color line as the first African-American prima ballerina at the Metropolitan Opera. Night’s Dancer chronicles the life of this extraordinary and elusive woman, who became a unique concert dance soloist as well as a black trailblazer in the white world of classical ballet. During her career, Collins endured an era in which racial bias prevailed, and subsequently prevented her from appearing in the South. Nonetheless, her brilliant performances transformed the way black dancers were viewed in ballet. The book begins with an unfinished memoir written by Collins in which she gives a captivating account of her childhood and young adult years, including her rejection by the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo. Dance scholar Yaël Tamar Lewin then picks up the thread of Collins’s story. Drawing on extensive research and interviews with Collins and her family, friends, and colleagues to explore Collins’s development as a dancer, choreographer, and painter, Lewin gives us a profoundly moving portrait of an artist of indomitable spirit. Ebook Edition Note: The John Martin review on pages 122-123 has been redacted.

Forward-Focused Learning

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Author: Tamar Elkeles
Publisher: American Society for Training and Development
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Forward-Focused Learning by Tamar Elkeles Book Resume:

Shape What’s Next for Learning in Your Organization Our era of dynamic change and its profound impact on personal lives and businesses throughout the world represents a new normal. How organizations learn will determine whether they rise to the occasion and adapt or struggle behind outdated practices and processes. New or aspiring talent development executives can learn a lot from the best of the best—the high-performing, award-winning companies responding to increased pressure to deliver business value. Forward-Focused Learning features organizations that are proactive about looking for ways to grow, build, and learn. They offer lessons for being the most innovative, the most aligned to business needs, and the most strategic. Peek behind the curtain and see how other companies use learning to develop their employees and their businesses. Rich in examples of what’s worked, this book is a must-read for anyone setting learning strategy or managing the learning function. Organized around themes of vision, people, and process, it covers how to: • Become a strategic business driver • Apply a systems mindset to the learning organization • Gain support from organizational stakeholders • Build a learning team capable of serving the business • Do more with the resources you have Written by talent development practitioners and consultants at the top of the field, from brand-name companies such as Comcast, Hewlett-Packard, Nike, General Mills, Ford, GE, and Booz Allen Hamilton, this book is your key to gaining a seat at the table.

Puddin' on the Blitz

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Author: Tamar Myers
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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Puddin' on the Blitz by Tamar Myers Book Resume:

The success of Magdalena Yoder's new Amish-Asian restaurant is threatened by murder in the deliciously quirky new Pennsylvania-Dutch mystery. Although the culinary fare at Magdalena Yoder's new restaurant, Asian Sensations - a unique combination of Asian and Amish cuisine - is not to everyone's taste, the good citizens of Hernia are unanimously agreed that the desserts concocted by the restaurant chef, Barbara Hostetler, are to die for. Not literally however. When a guest at the PennDutch Inn drops dead shortly after consuming a slice of Barbara's delicious Blitz torte, Magdalena finds herself arrested for murder. Did someone deliberately set her up? In order to clear her name and protect her nearest and dearest, Magdalena must identify a ruthless killer - before they strike again.

The Great Golden Banana

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Author: Tamar Johnson
Publisher: FriesenPress
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The Great Golden Banana by Tamar Johnson Book Resume:

Sisters Bree and Tae are on a quest for a most mysterious prize. It won’t be easy—there are squawking birds, clever crocodiles, and sleeping bears along the way. Some of these creatures sure look familiar... Nothing is quite as it seems! It will take teamwork, courage, and lots of imagination for Bree and Tae to make it through the jungle and find the delicious treasure: The Great Golden Banana. A story about creativity and confidence, this whimsical book will delight readers while reminding them that it’s okay to be scared sometimes, and that imagination is all it takes to go on a great adventure.

The Water and the Wine

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Author: Tamar Hodes
Publisher: Bookline & Thinker Ltd
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The Water and the Wine by Tamar Hodes Book Resume:

Leonard Cohen is at the start of his career and in love with Marianne Ihlen, who is also a muse to her ex-husband, Axel. Australian authors George Johnston and Charmian Clift write, drink and fight. It is a hedonistic time of love, sex and new ideas on the Greek island of Hydra. As the island hums with creativity, Jack and Frieda join the artistic community, hoping to mend their broken marriage. However, Greece is overtaken by a military junta and the artists’ idyll is over.

Assault and Pepper

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Author: Tamar Myers
Publisher: NYLA
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Assault and Pepper by Tamar Myers Book Resume:

An Amish Bed and Breakfast Mystery with Recipes – PennDutch Mysteries #13 A piquant mystery—with a side of dangerous chili... Includes six different chili recipes!! It’s that time of year again – the Hernia, PA’s annual chili cook-off – and the competition is hot!!! When Reverend Schrock falls face first into his bowl of chili while judging the cook-off, his wife is convinced someone intentionally poisoned him and hires Magdalena Yoder for her expert nosing-around skills. But Magdalena finds that dear old Reverend Schrock wasn’t exactly beloved by his congregants...and the more Magdalena digs, the spicier the secrets she uncovers... “Bubbling over with mirth and mystery.” –Dorothy Cannell b>“A delicious treat.” –Carolyn G. Hart “Charming and delightful...Tamar Myers [keeps] it fresh and original.” -- Midwest Book Review

Contemporary Just War

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Author: Tamar Meisels
Publisher: Routledge
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Contemporary Just War by Tamar Meisels Book Resume:

This book offers a renewed defense of traditional just war theory and considers its application to certain contemporary cases, particularly in the Middle East. The first part of the book addresses and responds to the central theoretical criticisms levelled at traditional just war theory. It offers a detailed defense of civilian immunity, the moral equality of soldiers and the related dichotomy between jus ad bellum and jus in bello, and argues that these principles taken together amount to a morally coherent ethics of war. In this sense this project is traditional (or "orthodox"). In another sense, however, it is highly relevant to the modern world. While the first part of the book defends the just war tradition against its revisionist critics, the second part applies it to an array of timely issues: civil war, economic warfare, excessive harm to civilians, pre-emptive military strikes, and state-sponsored assassination, which require applying just war theory in practice. This book sets out to reaffirm the basic tenets of the traditional ethics of war and to lend them further moral support, subsequently applying them to a variety of practical issues. This book will be of great interest to students of just war theory, ethics, security studies, war and conflict studies, and IR in general.

Tea with Jam and Dread

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Author: Tamar Myers
Publisher: Severn House Publishers Ltd
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Tea with Jam and Dread by Tamar Myers Book Resume:

The brand-new hilariously quirky mystery in the longrunning Pennsylvania-Dutch series. Deciding that the PennDutch Inn needs to go more upmarket, Magdalena Yoder is delighted to welcome the Earl and Countess Grimsley-Snodgrass and their family as honoured guests, looking forward to the challenge of introducing English nobility to traditional American culture. But, as Magdalena is about to find out, the Grimsley-Snodgrasses are by no means the easiest of guests, and at the same time she has to contend with the discovery of a mummified corpse trapped in her elevator shaft. Then tragedy strikes during a traditional Pennsylvania-Dutch picnic at Stucky Ridge, when one of the Grimsley-Snodgrasses disappears over the edge of Lovers’ Leap. Did he fall – or was he pushed? And where is the body...?

Fractured

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Author: Tamar Ossowski
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Fractured by Tamar Ossowski Book Resume:

From the author of Left (over 25,000 sold), a love story for fans of Audrey Niffenegger’s The Time Traveler’s Wife and Jack Finney’s Time and Again. If you had the chance to go back and fix the past, could you change the outcome and outrun your destiny? Sam Baird is lost. Is she experiencing a bout of amnesia or worse, slipping into the depths of madness? Her memories have been erased and everything she thought she knew is gone. She cannot even be certain of her name. She looks at the man standing beside her at the lake’s edge, but he is focused on something poking out from the water. She hears a whisper. Has he said something to her? Or is it just her intuition, warning her? She closes her eyes, but there is nothing except darkness. The man beside her is both a stranger and strikingly familiar. She knows this man, and she has been in this exact moment—with this man, in this place, in this time—before. But this time is different. Because this time, she runs. Slowly, things begin to fall into place. She remembers now that she is supposed to move to New York City. She is supposed to get her law degree. She has her whole life planned. Running was the right choice, the safe choice. But if Sam has really made the right choice this time, then why is it that she cannot stop thinking about the man at the lake? And why is it that he has jumped from her visions into her reality? Is she bound to this man and this life? Or is she strong enough to stray from the path she had always believed she was destined to walk?

The Fallout

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Author: Tamar Cohen
Publisher: MIRA
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The Fallout by Tamar Cohen Book Resume:

When close friends split, take care whose side you're on… Dan and Sasha are Josh and Hannah's closest friends, and lately they all seem to spend more time with each other than they do apart. But cozy weekends together quickly dissolve into a bitter game of tug-of-war when Dan utters three treacherous little words: I'm leaving her. Dan fully expects Josh to defend his choices—and that includes welcoming the sexy young model he's suddenly dating. Meanwhile, Dan's soon-to-be-ex-wife Sasha is devastated—dangerously so—by his betrayal, and she leans heavily on Hannah for support. Though Josh and Hannah try desperately to avoid the fallout of their friends' battle, they're quickly engulfed by the poisonous fog of attack lawyers, ugly accusations and untimely revelations. Soon they're suffocating in Dan and Sasha's secrets…and their own. Darkly witty and utterly chilling, The Fallout exposes the volatile nature of divorce—and the new lovers, obsessions and broken relationships that are left in its wake. "Previously Published as The Broken in the UK."

Left

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Author: Tamar Ossowski
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Left by Tamar Ossowski Book Resume:

Therese Wolley is a mother who has made a promise. She works as a secretary, shops for groceries on Saturdays, and takes care of her two girls. She doesn’t dwell on the fact that her girls are fatherless, mostly because her own father abandoned her before she was born and she has done just fine without him. Even though her older daughter regularly wakes with nightmares and her younger one whispers letters under her breath, she doesn’t shift from her resolve that everything will be fine. She promises . . . and they believe. Until the morning an obituary in the newspaper changes everything. Therese immediately knows what she has to do. She cannot delay what she has planned, and she cannot find the words to explain her heartbreaking decision to her daughters. She considers her responsibilities, her girls, and her promise. Then she does the only thing that any real mother would do. She goes on the run with one daughter . . . and abandons the other. Left is told from the perspectives of Franny, the autistic sister who is left behind; Matilda, the troubled older sister who vows to go back and save her; and Therese, a mother on the run.

When Harry Met Sally ...

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Author: Tamar Jeffers McDonald
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
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When Harry Met Sally ... by Tamar Jeffers McDonald Book Resume:

Ground-breaking in its departure from its predecessors, When Harry Met Sally (1989) established classic romantic comedy themes and tropes still being employed today. Placing the film in its historical, social and generic contexts, Tamar Jeffers-McDonald explores how writer Nora Ephron and director Rob Reiner used structure, filmic devices, music and classic romcom concepts in innovative new ways. In her fresh and timely appraisal of this definitive, much-loved classic, Jeffers-McDonald reflects on the film's enduring legacy and influence on popular culture to give readers a wider perspective on the continuing evolution and importance of the romcom genre.

Angolan Rendezvous

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Author: Tamar Ron,Tamar Golan
Publisher: 30 Degrees South Publishers
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Ostensibly, this book is in two voices: Tamar Golan, Israel’s first Ambassador to Angola, deals with the political/diplomatic aspects, while the stories on gorillas, the Black giant sable and Nature are by zoologist/ecologist, Tamar Ron. But in reality, the book has one voice, one of love for Angola, its long-suffering people, vast landscapes and wild animals, and their ongoing struggle for survival. Africa is associated with war, disease, oil, diamonds, hunger, corruption, destruction, death—a lost and forlorn world. In Angola all these are manifest, yet the authors fell in love with the country, with the wonderful people, the children and the women, whose daily struggle for survival arouses both sympathy and admiration, with Angola’s enchanting natural beauty, mysterious cultures, rare biodiversity and fiery sunsets over an endless ocean. For many years a bloody war of independence raged and, as soon at it ended, the country was thrown into a terrible civil war, during the height of the Cold War. Millions were killed, maimed, or lost their homes. The war is now over but the minefields still claim their gruesome harvest. Everything is interwoven: life and death, war and peace; children who know no childhood and adults who dream of a long-lost innocence; men and women, tough warriors who suddenly find softness and warmth in their souls; betrayal of and return to tradition; man and Nature, their fates irrevocably intertwined. “Calma, calma!” is the answer for every problem—your visa has expired, you are wracked with malaria, there’s a power cut and you’re stuck in the elevator between the 15th and 16th floors ... yet things have a way of working themselves out in Angola. But there is something pleasant in the air, something calming, warm, comforting. Something that can only be described as calma, calma! Tamar Golan was born in Haifa and is a former member of Kibbutz Lahav in southern Israel. She first visited Africa in 1961 with her husband Avihu, lecturing at the Agricultural College of Ethiopia in Harar for the Israeli Foreign Office Department for International Co-operation. Avihu was killed there. In 1964 she went to New York, where she completed a PhD in Law and Government at Columbia University, specializing in Africa. From 1967, she worked as a journalist for the BBC’s African Service, the Israeli daily, Ma’ariv and the Israeli Army radio station, reporting from Africa, the Arab states and Paris. In 1994, Tamar was appointed Israeli ambassador to Angola. After her term, she later returned to Angola as a United Nations expert, to assist in establishing a National Commission for Landmine Action, annexed to the Angolan presidency. She returned to Israel in 2002 and now lectures on African Affairs at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Tamar has written two books: Black White; White Black (MOD Publishers, 1986) and, with Amnon Dankner, Africa, Africa (Ma’ariv Publishers, 1988). Tamar Ron was born and raised in Jerusalem. She has a BSc Biology and an MSc in Environmental Biology from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She completed her PhD in Zoology at Natal University in 1991, having lived in Mkuzi Game Reserve in Zululand, South Africa, studying the behaviour of Chacma baboons for her thesis. Prior to this she trained in endangered wildlife management at the Jersey Wildlife Preservation Trust and conducted an ecological and behavioural study for Chimfunshi Wildlife Sanctuary, a chimpanzee rehabilitation centre in northern Zambia. From 1992–2000 she worked as the wildlife ecologist for the Nature Reserves Authority of Israel. In 1998, at the behest of the Angolan Ministry of Environment, she represented the Israeli Foreign Office Department for International Co-operation in Angola. Through NORAD, the Norwegian agency, she was appointed as UNDP-Angola Chief Technical Adviser on Biodiversity Conservation. She returned to Israel in 2005 where she continues her work in conservation. She recently proposed a framework for transfrontier conservation areas (TFCAs) in southern Africa, now adopted by regional governments, SADC, the Southern African Development Community.

Relational Semantics and the Anatomy of Abstraction

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Author: Tamar Sovran
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This book presents a study of meaning relations, linking the philosophical tradition of conceptual analysis with recent theories and methodologies in cognitive semantics. Its main concern is the extent to which analyzing meaning relations between cognate words reveal the infrastructure of the actual and mental lexicon, assuming that language mirrors thought. Sovran aims to elucidate their infrastructure and the metaphorical and perceptual models that constitute abstract concepts, dealing finally with the role of abstraction in poetic metaphors. Overall, this volume addresses major contemporary issues in the philosophy of language and theoretical semantics.

Feeling Like It

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Author: Tamar Schapiro
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You may have an inclination to do it, but there is still a moment when you can decide to do it or not. This "moment of drama" is more puzzling than it first appears. When you are inclined to do something, are you related to your inclination as rider to horse? As ruler to subject? As thinker to thoughts? Schapiro shows that these familiar pictures fail to confront the central puzzle. Inclinations are motives with respect to which we are distinctively passive. But to be motivated is to be active—to be self-moved. How can you be passive in relation to your own activity? Schapiro puts forward an "inner animal" view, inspired by Kant, which holds that when you are merely inclined to act, the instinctive part of yourself is already active, while the rest of you is not. At this moment, your will is at a crossroads. You can humanize your inclination, or you can dehumanize yourself. Feeling Like It provides a concise and accessible investigation of a new problem at the intersection of ethics, philosophy of action, and philosophy of mind.

No Baths at Camp

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Author: Tamar Fox
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"There are no baths at camp!” says Max, when his mother starts filling the tub. But as he recounts his week’s activities, he realizes that there were many fun ways he got clean at summer camp.

Custard's Last Stand

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An Amish Bed and Breakfast Mystery with Recipes – PennDutch Mysteries #11 When Colonel George Custard arrives in Hernia in a shiny stretch-limo, the town isn’t exactly enthusiastic. And when he announces that he plans to build a glitzy new hotel in Hernia, the residents are outraged at the threat to their quaint, quiet town. Protests soon get heated! As usual, Magdalena is right in the thick of the action—especially when the colonel is found shot to death at the PennDutch Inn. Now Magdalena Yoder must find out who caused the Colonel’s Custard's last stand—or she may lose the PennDutch Inn forever... “Bubbling over with mirth and mystery.” –Dorothy Cannell b>“A delicious treat.” –Carolyn G. Hart “Charming and delightful...Tamar Myers [keeps] it fresh and original.” -- Midwest Book Review

Sounding Roman

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Author: Sonia Tamar Seeman
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How do marginalized communities speak back to power when they are excluded from political processes and socially denigrated? In what ways do they use music to sound out their unique histories and empower themselves? How can we hear their voices behind stereotyped and exaggerated portrayals promoted by mainstream communities, record producers and government officials? Sounding Roman: Music and Performing Identity in Western Turkey explores these questions through a historically-grounded and ethnographic study of Turkish Roman ("Gypsies") from the Ottoman period up to the present. Drawing on extensive ethnographic fieldwork (1995 to the present), collected oral histories, historical documents of popular culture (recordings, images, song texts, theatrical scripts), legal and administrative documents, this book takes a hard look at historical processes by which Roman are stereotyped as and denigrated as "çingene"---a derogatory group name equivalent to the English term, "gypsy", and explores creative musical ways by which Roman have forged new musical forms as a means to create and assert new social identities. Sounding Roman presents detailed musical analysis of Turkish Roman musical genres and styles, set within social, historical and political contexts of musical performances. By moving from Byzantine and Ottoman social contexts, we witness the reciprocal construction of ethnic identity of both Roman and Turk through music in the 20th century. From neighborhood weddings held in the streets, informal music lessons, to recording studios and concert stages, the book traces the dynamic negotiation of social identity with new musical sounds. Through a detailed ethnography of Turkish Roman ("Gypsy") musical practices from the Ottoman period to the present, this work investigates the power of music to configure new social identities and pathways for political action, while testing the limits of cultural representation to effect meaningful social change.

Too Many Crooks Spoil the Broth

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An Amish Bed and Breakfast Mystery with Recipes PennDutch Mysteries #1 “Bubbling over with mirth and mystery.” –Dorothy Cannell “A delicious treat!” –Carolyn G. Hart This debut mystery introduces Magdalena Yoder, prim, proper, and persnickety proprietor of the PennDutch Inn, where guests luxuriate in the true “Amish experience,” (read: doing Magdalena’s chores and paying top dollar for the opportunity!). When one of her more reclusive guests takes a tumble down the PennDutch’s picturesquely steep staircase and breaks his neck, the timing couldn’t be worse. It’s the start of hunting season – and her inn is packed to capacity! What at first seems to be a horrible accident (and insurance nightmare for Magdalena!) could turn out to be a much more sinister event; and when another mishap occurs, Magdalena is certain there is a killer in her group – and it’s up to her to sniff out the culprit...before the world’s most incompetent town sheriff throws her in jail! Readers will delight in this laugh-out-loud cozy mystery debut – and relish the country cooking recipes included.

The River Tamar Through Time

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Flowing between Devon and Cornwall, the beauty of the River Tamar is ever changing. Every turn brings something new; deer, otters, seals, stoats and, in the past, even the occasional dolphin. Rich with trees, flowers and insects, there is something wonderful to be found with every season

Between a Wok and a Hard Place

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An Amish Bed and Breakfast Mystery with Recipes – PennDutch Mysteries #5 “Bubbling over with mirth and mystery.” –Dorothy Cannell “A delicious treat.” –Carolyn G. Hart Even though new husband, Aaron (Pooky Bear!), is away, Magdalena Yoder, proprietor of the prosperous Penn-Dutch Inn, is still in a honeymoon haze...until she’s pulled in by Police Chief Stolzfus (her nemesis!) to help investigate the sad demise of an Asian tourist – run over by a horse and buggy! But things really start to sizzle when it’s revealed that the victim was strangled first. And when a young Amish lad is shot, Magdalena must really use her noodle, lest she foul up her first officially deputized investigation. Added to that stress is shocking news from her Pooky Bear that shakes her world. But trust Magdalena to leap from wok to frying pan without a single scorch!