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The Perfect Play

The Perfect Play [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101478659
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New York Times bestselling author Jaci Burton presents a story about love and the games people play in the first irrisistible novel in the Play-by-Play series... The last thing event planner Tara Lincoln needs is the jet-set lifestyle of a football pro like Mick Riley; even though their steamy and passionate one-night stand proved that Mick is an all-star-both on the field and in the bedroom. Tara played the game of love once and lost big, and she doesn't intend to put herself out there again, especially with a certified heartbreaker. But when Mick sets his mind to win, nothing will stop him. And he has the perfect play in mind to catch this sultry vixen.

Changing the Game

Changing the Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101517204
Author: Jaci Burton
Publisher: Penguin
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Changing the Game by Jaci Burton Book Resume:

An erotic new game from the New York Times bestselling author of The Perfect Play. Sports agent Liz Darnell will do anything to win back her number-one client, baseball pro Gavin Riley. And Gavin's more than ready- especially when Liz is offering herself as part of the bargain. But when love unexpectedly enters the playing field, neither Liz nor Gavin are ready for the biggest game-changer of all.

Sadiq and the Perfect Play

Sadiq and the Perfect Play [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1515891534
Author: Siman Nuurali
Publisher: Capstone
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Keeping Score

Keeping Score [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1501132814
Author: Sara Rider
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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From Sara Rider, a fresh new voice in contemporary romance, Keeping Score is a fast-paced, sizzling sequel in the Perfect Play series that’ll leave everyone needing a cool down... Professional soccer player Jaime Chen is used to hearing the word “no”—she’s just not used to listening to it. Despite her tiny frame, she’s won two Olympic medals and earned the title of Assistant Captain of the Seattle Falcons. And when Sport Fitness magazine decides it wants her for the cover of its annual Bodies of Sport issue, she finally has the chance to prove to the world that she truly is a top-class athlete. But when a lingering ankle injury forces the team’s physiotherapist to bench her, Jaime’s top-ranking dreams start to slip through her fingers. In his career as a pro sports physiotherapist, Alex Martinez’s instincts have never steered him wrong. But he’s also never met someone as obstinate and frustrating as the snarky Jaime Chen. With their spot in the playoffs on the line, the Falcons’ owner gives him an ultimatum: get Jaime back in the game or kiss his job goodbye. When she skips yet another appointment with him, the only way he can wrangle a diagnosis from the medically-phobic midfielder is to stick to her like a shadow. But getting close to the woman who simultaneously irritates him and turns him on like no other is the last thing he wants to do.

For the Win

For the Win [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1501132806
Author: Sara Rider
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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What happens when you fall for your biggest competition? Sara Rider scores with this charming romance about soccer stars battling their tough opponents and playing the field of love. Lainey Lukas has sacrificed everything—sleep, family, carbs, a life—to earn her spot as the top player and captain of the Seattle Falcons women’s soccer team. She’s determined to lead her team to a national championship and finally earn the sport the respect it deserves—and nothing will throw her off her game. When Lainey’s hero Gabe Havelak, star of the Seattle Surge, crashes her team’s first press conference—making the Falcons look like a joke to the local media and humiliating Lainey in the process—she’s hell-bent on revenge. Charming, confident Gabe is practically a god to Seattle soccer fans, but he doesn’t mind a little friendly competition from tough-as-nails Lainey, with her top-notch athletic skills, her mile-long legs, and her girl-next-door freckles. But when he learns the Falcons are booting the Surge from their coveted practice space to the notoriously cursed Cricket Field, those warm feelings give way to crippling superstition. With his contract up for renewal and his thirty-fourth birthday just weeks away, Gabe will risk anything to protect his position with the Surge. The rivals agree to settle their differences in a Battle of the Sexes competition—a test of skills, fitness, and willpower. At first the situation seems win-win: Gabe gets the chance to earn back the Surge’s practice space, and Lainey’s team will finally get some much-deserved media attention. But as the friction between them becomes hot enough to spark and smolder, Lainey and Gabe are entering new territory—and with both of their careers on the line, love might just be the toughest opponent of all.

The Final Score

The Final Score [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 039958515X
Author: Jaci Burton
Publisher: Penguin
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In the new Play-by-Play novel by the New York Times bestselling author of Rules of Contact, a star quarterback is torn between his love of the game—and the woman who may be the love of his life. Nathan Riley is ready to follow in the footsteps of his famous football player father. He’s been drafted as quarterback for his dad’s former team, and his future is bright. When his friend Mia Cassidy moves to the same city, their years-long friendship suddenly sparks hot, reminding him of the one night they had together in college that he can never forget. Like Nathan, Mia is from a sports dynasty family and embarking on an incredible new career—as founder of her own sports management company. Her friendship with Nathan means everything to her, and tossing sex into the mix again could jeopardize it. But the chemistry between them has always sizzled, and it isn’t long before Mia realizes she wants more with Nathan than just late-night talks and pizza. Passion has a funny way of changing the rules, and soon Nathan and Mia discover that to win it all, they’ll have to make an unexpected play for love.

Going for the Goal

Going for the Goal [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 150113292X
Author: Sara Rider
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Sara Rider returns with the third book in the Perfect Play series—a fast-paced, icy hot romance featuring a sports agent fighting an attraction to the NHL’s bad boy…and his ability to melt her heart. In this perfect book for romance and sports fans, professional sports agent Jillian Nichols knows how to play the game to get what she wants. But admitting to what she needs has always been a challenge. Will she ever let her guard down long enough to let someone in? Or will the bad boy hockey player Nick “the Punisher” Salinger have to fight harder than ever for a chance to win her heart?

How to Host a Game Night

How to Host a Game Night [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1982150483
Author: Erik Arneson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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How to Host a Game Night by Erik Arneson Book Resume:

From party games to legacy games, setting up to hosting a crowd, tabletop game expert Erik Arneson gives you the strategies you need to host an epic game night. Break out the chips and grab a drink! With enthusiasm for tabletop games at an all-time high and exciting new board games and card games hitting Kickstarter every week, game night is more popular than ever. But there’s more to the perfect game night than choosing between classics like Scrabble and Catan or introducing friends and family to games like Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, and Codenames. Tabletop gaming expert and experienced game night host Erik Arneson is here to help. Organizing his advice by group size, Arneson walks you through everything from selecting the right venue and snacks to managing a game library and bad attitudes, answering questions like: -How can I make the most of a small space? -Am I explaining the rules right? -What should I do if guests show up late? -How do I keep my dog from eating the pieces? -Do I have to invite Sean? Marrying the practicality of Emily Post with curated lists of games perfect for every occasion, Arneson’s humorous, down-to-earth approach will help readers everywhere navigate these fun and rewarding gatherings. Ideal for novice hosts and seasoned players alike, How to Host a Game Night is the perfect book for anyone wanting to up the ante on their hosting game.

The Play

The Play [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1999549759
Author: Elle Kennedy
Publisher: Elle Kennedy Inc.
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A brand-new standalone novel in the New York Times bestselling Briar U series! What I learned after last year’s distractions cost my hockey team our entire season? No more screwing up. No more screwing, period. As the new team captain, I need a new philosophy: hockey and school now, women later. Which means that I, Hunter Davenport, am officially going celibate…no matter how hard that makes things. But there’s nothing in the rulebook that says I can’t be friends with a woman. And I won’t lie—my new classmate Demi Davis is one cool chick. Her smart mouth is hot as hell, and so is the rest of her, but the fact that she’s got a boyfriend eliminates the temptation to touch her. Except three months into our friendship, Demi is single and looking for a rebound. And she’s making a play for me. Avoiding her is impossible. We’re paired up on a yearlong school project, but I’m confident I can resist her. We’d never work, anyway. Our backgrounds are too different, our goals aren’t aligned, and her parents hate my guts. Hooking up is a very bad idea. Now I just have to convince my body—and my heart.

Touchdown

Touchdown [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1467737518
Author: Mark Stewart,Mike Kennedy
Publisher: Millbrook Press ™
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Touchdown by Mark Stewart,Mike Kennedy Book Resume:

Touchdown: The Power and Precision of Football's Perfect Play takes readers beyond the record books and explores all aspects of bringing the ball into the end zone. From football's very beginnings to the most current action on the field, authors Mark Stewart and Mike Kennedy cover the touchdown in fascinating detail. Find out all about the top players, witness the most memorable touchdowns in college and the pros, and check out a full listing of NFL touchdown records.

Taking a Shot

Taking a Shot [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101560827
Author: Jaci Burton
Publisher: Penguin
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If you want to score, you have to get in the game... The last thing Jenna Riley needs is more sports in her life. While her brothers are off being athletic superstars, she's stuck running the family's sports bar, whether she likes it or not. Then in walks pro hockey stud Tyler Anderson. As much as Jenna would like to go to the boards with him, she's vowed to never fall for a jock-even one as hot as Ty. Ty, intrigued by the beautiful bar owner, becomes a regular. He senses that Jenna wants to do something more with her life. And as he gains her trust, the passion between them grows, as does Ty's insistence that Jenna should start living for herself. With his encouragement, Jenna starts to believe it, too... But first, Jenna has to figure out what she wants, what she needs, who she loves, and if she has the passion and pride to take a shot at having it all-including Ty...

The Game Plan

The Game Plan [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0990715787
Author: Kristen Callihan
Publisher: Plain Jane Books
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A beard-related dare and one hot-as-hell kiss changes everything. NFL center Ethan Dexter’s focus has always been on playing football and little else. Except when it comes to one particular woman. The lovely Fiona Mackenzie might not care about his fame, but she’s also never looked at him as anything more than one of her brother-in-law’s best friends. That ends now. Fi doesn’t know what to make of Dex. The bearded, tattooed, mountain of man-muscle looks more like a biker than a football player. Rumor has it he’s a virgin, but she finds that hard to believe. Because from the moment he decides to turn his quiet intensity on her she’s left weak at the knees and aching to see his famous control fully unleashed. Fi ought to guard her heart and walk away; they live vastly different lives in separate cities. And Dex is looking for a forever girl. But Dex has upped his game and is using all his considerable charm to convince Fi he’s her forever man.

Holiday Games

Holiday Games [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1101636122
Author: Jaci Burton
Publisher: Penguin
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Holiday Games by Jaci Burton Book Resume:

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Jaci Burton’s “must-read” (Fresh Fiction) Play-By-Play series now arouses the sexy holiday spirit as a passionate young couple discovers the boundless rewards of pleasure. All Elizabeth and Gavin Riley want for Christmas is a baby. Despite over a year of trying, conception hasn’t been successful. But for a high-achiever like Elizabeth, she must succeed at everything. That means making the very most of every opportunity with her husband. And when it comes to nonstop sex Gavin’s not really complaining. Exhausted, maybe... Unfortunately, this holiday season they’re not exactly given a lot of private time. Elizabeth is hosting the holiday, Gavin’s sister is getting married, and the house is wall-to-wall with family. For Elizabeth and Gavin the nights may be chilly, but the urge is still hot. And they’re not about to let any distraction get in the way of their necessary pleasures during a holiday game that yields so many unexpected surprises. This all-new Play-By-Play novella Includes a preview of Jaci Burton's upcoming novels Melting the Ice and Hope Flames.

The Perfect Game

The Perfect Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 147822553X
Author: J. Sterling
Publisher: Inspire Magic
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With over half-a-million copies sold worldwide, come see why readers and authors alike all call this, "an unforgettable story that will stay with you for years," by New York Times Bestselling Author, J. Sterling. He's a game she never intended to play. And she's the game changer he never knew he needed. The Perfect Game tells the story of college juniors, Cassie Andrews & Jack Carter. When Cassie meets rising baseball hopeful Jack, she is determined to steer clear of him and his typical cocky attitude. But Jack has other things on his mind... like getting Cassie to give him the time of day. They're both damaged, filled with mistrust and guarded before they find one another (and themselves) in this emotional journey about love and forgiveness. Strap yourselves for a ride that will not only break your heart, but put it back together. Sometimes life gets ugly before it gets beautiful.

Master of the Game

Master of the Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0062015583
Author: Sidney Sheldon
Publisher: Harper Collins
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Kate Blackwell is the symbol of success—a beautiful woman who has parlayed her inheritance into an international conglomerate. Now, celebrating her 90th birthday, Kate surveys the family she has manipulated, dominated, and loved: the fair and the grotesque, the mad and the mild, the good and the evil—her winnings in life.

The Perfect Game

The Perfect Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250022606
Author: Frank Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Macmillan
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Critically acclaimed veteran sportswriter Frank Fitzpatrick takes readers courtside for one of the greatest upsets in college basketball history, the 1985 Villanova/Georgetown national championship showdown A veteran Philadelphia Inquirer sportswriter and Pulitzer Prize finalist, Frank Fitzpatrick has long followed and covered Villanova basketball. In all that time, nothing compares with the Wildcats' legendary 1985 upset of Georgetown—a win so spectacular and unusually flawless that days after its conclusion, sports columnists were already calling it "The Perfect Game." The game, particularly its second half, was so different from what observers expected—so different, in fact, from what anyone had ever seen that a shroud of myth almost immediately began to envelop it. Over the years, the game took on mythological proportions with heroes and villains, but with a darker, more complex subtext. In the midst of the sunny Reagan Administration, the game had been played out amid darker themes—race, death, and, though no one knew it at the time, drugs. It was a night when the basketball world turned upside down. Villanova-Georgetown would be a perfect little microcosm of the 1980s. And it would be much more. Even now, a quarter-century later, the upset gives hope to sporting Davids everywhere. At the start of every NCAA Tournament, it is recalled as an exemplar of March's madness. Whenever sport's all-time upsets are ranked, it is high on those lists, along with hockey's Miracle on Ice. Now, through interviews with the players and coaches, through the work of sociologists and cultural critics, through the eyes of those who witnessed the game, Fitzpatrick brings to life the events of and surrounding that fateful night.

The Perfect Game

The Perfect Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1479776041
Author: David Dobson
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Becky Long has been a tremendous athlete her entire life; excelling in every sport she has ever played. Since the age of 10 she has focused and trained to reach her ultimate goal: to become the first woman to play Major League Baseball.

The Perfect Game

The Perfect Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9781452071930
Author: John Grissmer
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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The Perfect Game makes use of musical theater form to weave together two narratives. In the "historical" story, a young man out on his firs teaching job is given an assignment by his boss. Devise a new game for physical education students. That teacher, James Naismith, fulfills his assignment and invents what he hopes will prove to be a perfect game. His students like to play what they call: "Basket-Ball." In the other story, two of today's basketball coaches, Nancy and Frank, have their own issues to overcome. They wind up coaching together while falling in love. The two stories are woven together when the historic Jim Naismith becomes a mentor figure for today's coach Nancy. They have some intense discussions over the true nature of basketball. Both stories are resolved in the context of the final game, The Home Team against their Arch Rivals. Down by point, the Home Team's desperate last second shot, may or may not go in.

The Perfect Secret

The Perfect Secret [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1524764612
Author: Rob Buyea
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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From the beloved author of Because of Mr. Terupt comes the sequel to The Perfect Score, about a lovable group of students at Lake View Middle School and the rewards and challenges of seventh grade. These students are in for a year of secrets, discoveries, and kid power! GAVIN finally joins the football team--a dream come true!--but Coach Holmes refuses to play him for reasons that also threaten to tear Gavin's family apart. When RANDI attends an elite gymnastics camp, she uncovers a startling family connection. SCOTT starts researching an article for the school newspaper and stumbles right into a hornet's nest of lies. With his loser older brother, Brian, out of the house, TREVOR's life is loads better--until he realizes that only he can save Brian from getting into deep trouble. NATALIE's top goals: (1) find out why Mrs. Woods and Mrs. Magenta no longer speak to each other--a mission shared by all the kids--and (2) teach a certain someone an important life skill without anyone knowing. It's tough keeping secrets. And tougher still to deal with the fallout when secrets spill out.

I Want to Enjoy My Children

I Want to Enjoy My Children [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0307564908
Author: Henry Brandt,Kerry L. Skinner
Publisher: Multnomah
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I Want to Enjoy My Children by Henry Brandt,Kerry L. Skinner Book Resume:

If you didn't plan for them -- or even if you did -- having kids may threaten to spoil the fun of marriage. Henry Brandt and Kerry Skinner's book shows how to make parenting a fascinating, pleasant journey, wherever it may lead. This biblical, practical guide is based on the truth that parents need help from a resource outside themselves -- God. Two popular authors of discipleship books (Skinner writes curriculum for Henry Blackaby Ministries) demonstrate, with anecdotes, examples, and meaningful Bible references, how to develop an inner peace with God to navigate the twists and turns of family life -- and make it enjoyable!

Perfect Game

Perfect Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1480442984
Author: Fred Bowen
Publisher: Open Road Media
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Perfect Game by Fred Bowen Book Resume:

Isaac learns the true meaning of a perfect game when he volunteers with a team of developmentally disabled players Isaac is determined to pitch a perfect game: no hits, no runs, no walks, and no errors. If he does, he’s sure to make the summer all-star team. But Isaac keeps losing his cool on the mound; he just can’t get his head back in the game. Then he meets a very interesting Unified Sports basketball player who gets him thinking in a different way about the whole idea of “perfect.” But will this help him be a better pitcher?

Genetic and Evolutionary Computing

Genetic and Evolutionary Computing [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 331923207X
Author: Thi Thi Zin,Jerry Chun-Wei Lin,Jeng-Shyang Pan,Pyke Tin,Mitsuhiro Yokota
Publisher: Springer
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Genetic and Evolutionary Computing by Thi Thi Zin,Jerry Chun-Wei Lin,Jeng-Shyang Pan,Pyke Tin,Mitsuhiro Yokota Book Resume:

This volume of Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing contains accepted papers presented at ICGEC 2015, the 9th International Conference on Genetic and Evolutionary Computing. The conference this year was technically co-sponsored by Ministry of Science and Technology, Myanmar, University of Computer Studies, Yangon, University of Miyazaki in Japan, Kaohsiung University of Applied Science in Taiwan, Fujian University of Technology in China and VSB-Technical University of Ostrava. ICGEC 2015 is held from 26-28, August, 2015 in Yangon, Myanmar. Yangon, the most multiethnic and cosmopolitan city in Myanmar, is the main gateway to the country. Despite being the commercial capital of Myanmar, Yangon is a city engulfed by its rich history and culture, an integration of ancient traditions and spiritual heritage. The stunning SHWEDAGON Pagoda is the center piece of Yangon city, which itself is famous for the best British colonial era architecture. Of particular interest in many shops of Bogyoke Aung San Market, and of world renown, are Myanmar’s precious stones-rubies, sapphires and jade. At night time, Chinatown comes alive with its pungent aromas and delicious street food. The conference is intended as an international forum for the researchers and professionals in all areas of genetic and evolutionary computing.

Miracle Moments in Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football History

Miracle Moments in Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football History [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1683581873
Author: Michael R. Steele
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Miracle Moments in Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football History by Michael R. Steele Book Resume:

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish is one of the most celebrated teams in college football. It has the second-most victories of all time, eleven national titles, featured seven Heisman Trophy recipients including Paul Hornung and Tim Brown, and won eighteen bowl games. Its storied tradition is celebrated in Miracle Moments in Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football History. Michael R. Steele brings to life many of the Irish's greatest moments, including their first victory over Michigan in 1909, Knute Rockne’s “Four Horsemen” in the 1920s, the epic scoreless tie with powerful Army in 1946, their incredible comeback led by Joe Montana in the 1979 Cotton Bowl, Lou Holtz’s 1988 national championship team that ended Miami’s thirty-six-game regular-season winning streak in stunning fashion, and much more. All the great players and coaches are highlighted in Miracle Moments in Notre Dame Fighting Irish Football History, a must-have for all fans of the blue and gold.

Innovation in Play Environments

Innovation in Play Environments [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1351667866
Author: Paul F. Wilkinson
Publisher: Routledge
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Innovation in Play Environments by Paul F. Wilkinson Book Resume:

Children treat play as an end in itself while adults treat it as a means which may serve several developmental functions. Although traditional educational thinking had emphasised academic work rather than play as the important learning tool at the time, opinion was changing rapidly. Originally published in 1980, these essays drawn from papers given at the International Playground Association’s Seventh World Conference, concentrate on the planning and design of play programmes and play environments. The book reviews the historical approach to play, play in the home, play in institutional settings, handicapped children, planning for play in extreme climatic conditions and play environments beyond the traditional playground. It also considers the child and the urban environment, discussing high-rise residential environments, and the street and the city.

The Contemporary American Dramatic Trilogy

The Contemporary American Dramatic Trilogy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0786492651
Author: Robert J. Andreach
Publisher: McFarland
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The Contemporary American Dramatic Trilogy by Robert J. Andreach Book Resume:

The dramatic trilogy has been flourishing for some time now in new works and revivals of older works by American, British, and European playwrights. This book analyzes recent American works by Caucasian, African American, Asian American, and Hispanic American men and women. There are five chapters beginning with Opposing Families (trilogies of, e.g., Lanford Wilson, Foote, Machado, and McCraney are examined). Carson, Rabe, and McLaughlin are among those in the Classical Reimaginings chapter while Coen, Berc, and Wolfe constitute the Medieval Reimaginings chapter. Van Itallie, Havis, Rapp, and Hwang, among others, create New Forms. LaBute, Fierstein, and Nelson, among others, create New Selves. The concluding chapter is devoted to Ruhl’s Passion Play, which spans 400 years of theatre-creating from Elizabethan England to Hitler’s Germany to the Reagan era in America.

The Expected-Outcome Model of Two-Player Games

The Expected-Outcome Model of Two-Player Games [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483258955
Author: Bruce Abramson
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
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The Expected-Outcome Model of Two-Player Games by Bruce Abramson Book Resume:

The Expected-Outcome Model of Two-Player Games deals with the expected-outcome model of two-player games, in which the relative merit of game-tree nodes, rather than board positions, is considered. The ambiguity of static evaluation and the problems it generates in the search system are examined and the development of a domain-independent static evaluator is described. Comprised of eight chapters, this book begins with an overview of the rationale for the mathematical study of games, followed by a discussion on some previous artificial intelligence (AI) research efforts on game-trees. The next section opens with the definition of a node's expected-outcome value as the expected value of the leaves beneath it. The expected-outcome model is outlined, paying particular attention to the expected-outcome value of a game-tree node. This model was implemented on some small versions of tic-tac-toe and Othello. The book also presents results that offer strong support for both the validity of the expected-outcome model and the rationality of its underlying assumptions. This monograph is intended for specialists in AI and computer science.

The Work of Play

The Work of Play [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0739183036
Author: Sheena Nahm
Publisher: Lexington Books
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The Work of Play by Sheena Nahm Book Resume:

The Work of Play is an anthropological ethnography of children’s play therapy that examines the experiences of a group of female therapists who implemented new psychotherapeutic programs in South Korea. Drawing from the anthropology of childhood, medical anthropology, the anthropology of play, and East Asian studies, this book explores how therapists articulate expertise, community, and livelihood in contemporary Seoul.

More Than a Game

More Than a Game [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1609802624
Author: Phil Jackson,Charley Rosen
Publisher: Seven Stories Press
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More Than a Game by Phil Jackson,Charley Rosen Book Resume:

More than a Game covers the years that follow the one featured in the ESPN documentary series "The Last Dance." After leaving the Bulls at the end of the 1997-1998 season—the year featured in the new ESPN documentary series "The Last Dance"—Phil Jackson had one year off and started to write this book—together with his old friend, fellow player and coach, the basketball novelist Charley Rosen. Then Phil took the LA Lakers coaching job, Rosen followed him there, and by the time they finished writing this book it was 2000 and Phil had won yet another NBA championship, the first of five he would win with his new team. In More than a Game, Jackson and Rosen look backward to their origins as players and coaches, forward to the future of the game of basketball, and linger in the moving target of the present—lavishing page after page on the Triangle Offense and all the ways it reveals the essence of the game of basketball they both love so much. This is Jackson in his prime, transitioning from the Bulls to the Lakers, a master of the art of winning, who would go on to claim more NBA championships, eleven, than any other coach in NBA history. As he writes in More than a Game of his newest championship team: "We won because our fundamentals were sound, because Shaq was so dominant and Kobe was so creative, but we also won because we developed a certain confidence in our ability to win."

4th & Hell Season 2

4th & Hell Season 2 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0991685512
Author: Gino Arcaro
Publisher: Jordan Publications Inc.
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There was no time to process the irony of the moment, no time for bitterness, no time for resentment, no time for shame, guilt, grudges. No time for condemnation, no time for looking back – for either of us. Good thing, because it was creepy. Exactly one year ago, the Niagara X-Men were 2 points away from killing their losing streak and beating the Buffalo State JV team. Now, they faced the challenge of holding on to the same 2 points, at the exact same spot on the field as last year, as the clock wound down on the silent scoreboard. Gino Arcaro’s continuing David and Goliath series about his Canadian club football team playing in the United States mixes football realities with life lessons… all for the benefit of demonstrating that one should never underestimate the power of the underdog. This story has all the elements of a miracle comeback. Plenty of highs, lows, higher highs, lower lows, faith, hope, and love. Anyone can relate to the underdog, but you have to get open to see – open mind, open eyes, open heart. Let Arcaro entertain you with his unique brand of blunt humour as you sit on the edge of your seat cheering the underdog in his attempt to escape from 4th & Hell.

The Perfect Date

The Perfect Date [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1250125006
Author: Evelyn Lozada,Holly Lorincz
Publisher: St. Martin\'s Griffin
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When a single mom ends up playing an unwilling fake girlfriend to a charming playboy baseball player, love suddenly turns everything upside down in this fun, heartwarming multicultural romance. Angel Gomez has never lived by the book. A Bronx-based unwed mother by the time she was sixteen, Angel’s personal mission has always been to show the world that a Puerto Rican girl is not to be messed with—especially by a man. The only thing that matters to Angel, now, is providing for her son and earning enough tips at the club to complete her nursing degree along the way. Love is nowhere on her agenda. Caleb “The Duke” Lewis is a star pitcher for the Bronx Bolts whose romantic escapades make delicious fodder for gossip columns. But lately he’s been trying to keep a lower profile—so much so that when he meets Angel, first while she’s in her nurse uniform and the next time behind the bar, she has no idea who Duke is, fails to fall for his obvious charm, and ends up throwing a drink in his face! She is the perfect woman for Duke...to fool the tabloids into thinking he’s finally settling down. But what begins as a charade soon has Duke and Angel hurtling into a full-blown romance that rocks each of their worlds and begs the question: Is this the real deal—or are some love stories just too good to be true?

Perfect

Perfect [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1600786766
Author: James Buckley, Jr.
Publisher: Triumph Books
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Perfect by James Buckley, Jr. Book Resume:

Uses first-hand accounts from pitchers, their teammates, opponents, coaches and managers to examine in detail every perfect game pitched over the past 124 years and includes information on those players who were just one crushing pitch away from history. Original.

From Darkness to Dynasty

From Darkness to Dynasty [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 164125565X
Author: Jerry Thorton
Publisher: Triumph Books
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Long before the Patriots took the 21st century by storm and became the most dominant team in NFL history, pro football was something entirely different in New England, something comically atrocious and riddled with heartbreak. Before those juggernaut years of Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, and sold-out crowds at Gillette Stadium came a hapless franchise that managed only a single playoff victory in a quarter century and spent its entire first decade of existence just trying to establish a permanent home field (and even when they did, none of the toilets worked). In From Darkness to Dynasty, bestselling author Jerry Thornton irreverently chronicles those easily glossed-over, downtrodden decades--years when the team claimed more headlines for lawsuits, arrests, power struggles, drug problems, and inept, bizarre, behavior from players, coaches, and owners than for anything they accomplished on the field. Relive the behind-the-scenes dysfunction, the turmoil of prolonged irrelevance, and the improbable way the Patriots finally ascended to greatness. By turns hilarious and eye-opening, this is an essential history for fans and disparagers alike, and a pointed reminder that the best stories of triumph start with humble beginnings.

Loves Immortal Dream of World Peace

Loves Immortal Dream of World Peace [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1462839657
Author: SeaJay Freedman
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Play

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Author: Holly S Roberts
Publisher: Wicked Story Telling
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Yummy Football Romance USA TODAY Best-Seller When Killian MacGregor, the hottest quarterback in the NFL, eyes the perfect pair of female legs, he spends an hour tracking the gorgeous woman in a room filled with rowdy teammates until one gets out of line. Rebecca Cavanaugh, a long distance runner for the state team, intimidates boys and men with her quick wit and majestic height. The pre-season jock party isn’t her scene, but she’s roped into attending to provide her sister a sober ride home. Hiding in the kitchen to avoid an athletic sex fest, a drunken football player forces Rebecca to her knees, and thrusts his crotch in her face. Before Rebecca can extricate herself from the demeaning situation, an unknown champion saves the night. When Killian assists Rebecca off the floor, she’s stunned into silence while staring at the sexiest man alive. Will Killian’s bad boy rep and Rebecca’s need for commitment, make this the most impossible “Play” of the season? Or, will Killian’s haunting past and need for victory destroy the most important game of his life? This book contains adult situations and more balls than a girl knows what to do with.

NIV, Game Plan for Life Bible, eBook

NIV, Game Plan for Life Bible, eBook [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0310438829
Author: Zondervan
Publisher: Zondervan
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NIV, Game Plan for Life Bible, eBook by Zondervan Book Resume:

This is your Playbook for life. In life, you’re going to get tackled, intercepted, or end up in the wall. So how do you prepare and be ready when life slams you unexpectedly? Maybe your struggle is with your finances, your relationships, your job, or perhaps you just hope to gain understanding of some of the basics about God, salvation, and what your purpose is in life. If so, the Game Plan for Life Bible, NIV will reveal God’s perspectives in these areas in a practical, engaging way and provide the tools you need to create a solid, God-honoring game plan for your life. The notes that lead you to the Bible’s answers on your toughest questions are based on a national survey that former NFL coach and current NASCAR team owner Joe Gibbs commissioned. This research targeted the everyday life issues that men struggle with most. He may have Super Bowl rings and NASCAR Cup championship trophies to his credit, but Coach Gibbs believes that, by turning to the Bible in times of failure and adversity, he has learned about true success. Written specifically for the “average Joe”, Joe Gibbs’ notes will enlighten, encourage and inspire you as you strive to build a game plan for your life. Features: • Key articles from well-known experts on the areas of God, creation, finances, relationships, career, vocation and other topics of interest to men. • Devotions from Joe Gibbs that help you to learn from the Coach himself. • Character studies of Bible characters who actually followed God’s Game Plan—and how you can follow it, too. • Book introductions for every book of the Bible. “Winning the game of life is like winning in NASCAR or the NFL—if you don’t have the right game plan, you won’t succeed. Like a lot of guys, I tried many “game plans.” None led me to true success and a couple ended in disaster. Not until I turned to the Bible did I gain the insights of God’s game plan for my life and experience true, eternal success. Written for the ‘average Joe’ like me, I’m convinced the Game Plan for Life Bible will help you if you’re serious about developing a successful game plan for your life.” - Joe Gibbs 8.5-point type size

Love So Perfect

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Author: Marquita Valentine
Publisher: Valentine Publishing, LLC
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Love So Perfect, Book 5 in Marquita’s contemporary romance series about the Lawson Brothers. Star quarterback Austin Lawson’s dating life is fair game to the myriad gossip bloggers. Thanks to his most recent screw up with a social media savvy super model, he’s forced to return home so that his PR team can do damage control. To help speed things along, he volunteers at Jessamine Elementary School, never dreaming he’d find the perfect solution to his image problem in Harper Bell. Sweet as anything, she’s star struck by him and agrees to date-after-date, never suspecting the real reason he wants to be with her. But as things begin to heat up between them, Austin realizes that he wants Harper for more than just a quick fix. Harper Bell is perfectly content as a second grade teacher in the small town of Jessamine—until she meets the one man who makes her question her lack of social life. She never dreamed that sexy, hometown hero Austin Lawson would ever notice a plain-Jane like herself. And with one hot kiss, she begins to fall head over heels for him…until she learns the truth. Austin’s been using her. Now Austin has to execute the perfect play to win back the girl of his dreams. Or will Harper bench him permanently Love So Hot - Brody Love So True - Lucas Love So Irresistible - Mason Love So Tempting - Tristan Love So Perfect - Austin Love So Unexpected - Caleb (spring 2016)

The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre

The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317364546
Author: Paul B. Crook
Publisher: CRC Press
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The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre by Paul B. Crook Book Resume:

The formation and communication of vision is one of the primary responsibilities of a director, before ever getting to the nuts and bolts of the process. The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre helps the young director learn how to discover, harness, and meld the two. Providing both a practical and theoretical foundation for directors, this book explores how to craft an artistic vision for a production, and sparks inspiration in directors to put their learning into practice. This book includes: Guidance through day-to-day aspects of directing, including a director’s skillset and tools, script analysis, and rehearsal structure. Advice on collaborating with production teams and actors, building communication skills and tools, and integrating digital media into these practices. Discussion questions and practical worksheets covering script analysis, blocking, and planning rehearsals, with downloadable versions on a companion website.

Tribulation of the Damned

Tribulation of the Damned [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1647023203
Author: Amon Hayes
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
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Tribulation of the Damned By: Amon Hayes Tribulation of the Damned is a story that follows Evan Van Zandt, a high school junior in the fictitious town of Raven, Oklahoma, who is picked by a demon to play in a game of life and death. He is picked to play the role of “Wrath” and is tasked with finding other players who take up the roles of the other Cardinal Sins. He is to eliminate them to save himself. Meanwhile, the other players are told that they must find Wrath and kill him to win. In this game there can only be one winner. The one that prevails is given a choice of a grand supernatural prize or the grace of forgetting all they have done to win the cruel game.

Play Practice

Play Practice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1492581461
Author: Alan G. Launder,Wendy Piltz
Publisher: Human Kinetics
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Play Practice: Engaging and Developing Skilled Players, Second Edition, provides an alternative to traditional sport instruction. This innovative and authentic approach to teaching sports combines contemporary theory with the experience of practical and reflective work in real sport environments. Coauthors Alan Launder and Wendy Piltz, both with wide-ranging experience as players, teachers, and coaches, expand and update the play practice approach they presented in the first edition and show how it can be used to help improve sport skills for players of all ages and abilities. This flexible model of sport pedagogy can be applied as a whole or one element at a time. It covers a wide range of team and individual sports, including archery, table tennis, flag football, snow skiing, cricket, and track and field. Plus, you’ll find a wealth of field-tested ideas for working with diverse learners in schools and communities. The second edition highlights the significance of key terms such as games sense, technique, resilience, and fair play. It also provides new information relating to the complexity of learning and addresses the difficulties beginners face in the learning process. The second edition of Play Practice integrates a thorough analysis of skilled performance with an understanding of the conditions under which people best learn. It also shows how the strategies of simplifying, shaping, focusing, and enhancing can help you create situations to maximize learning and positively influence the attitudes of learners. Over 130 illustrations and photos demonstrate specific approaches, ideas that can work for multiple sports, and ways to apply the approach with beginners through elite players. Summary sections in each chapter help you quickly identify and review key topics. And two bonus chapters about the origins, evolution, and theoretical bases for Play Practice are available free for download at www.HumanKinetics.com/PlayPractice. Play Practice is based on the idea that an individual’s commitment to achieving mastery is a powerful motivator for learning. Learn to harness these motivators and create enjoyable practice situations in which learners young and old, whether resistant beginners or highly motivated professionals, are encouraged to strive for excellence.

Play Dirty

Play Dirty [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1416545417
Author: Sandra Brown
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Play Dirty by Sandra Brown Book Resume:

The #1 New York Times bestselling author of Seeing Red delivers a gripping story of obsession and its deadly consequences—where nobody’s playing by the rules. After five long years in federal prison, Griff Burkett is a free man. But the disgraced quarterback can never return to life as he knew it before he was caught cheating. In a place where football is practically a religion, Griff committed a cardinal sin, and no one is forgiving. Foster Speakman, owner and CEO of SunSouth Airlines, and his wife, Laura, are a golden couple. Successful and wealthy, they lived a charmed life before fate cruelly intervened and denied them the one thing they wanted most—a child. It’s said that money can’t buy everything. But it can buy a disgraced football player fresh out of prison and out of prospects. The job Griff agrees to do for the Speakmans demands secrecy. But he soon finds himself once again in the spotlight of suspicion. An unsolved murder comes back to haunt him in the form of his nemesis, Stanley Rodarte, who has made Griff's destruction his life’s mission. While safeguarding his new enterprise, Griff must also protect those around him, especially Laura Speakman, from Rodarte’s ruthlessness. Griff stands to gain the highest payoff he could ever imagine, but cashing in on it will require him to forfeit his only chance for redemption...and love. Griff is now playing a high-stakes game, and at the final whistle, one player will be dead. Play Dirty is a wild ride, with hairpin turns all along the way. The clock is ticking down on a fallen football star, who lost everything because of the way he played the game. Now his future—his life—hinges on one last play.