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No Greater Gift

The Secret Lives of People in Love is the first short story collection by award-winning writer Simon Van Booy. These stories, set in Kentucky, New York, Paris, Rome, and Greece, are a perfect synthesis of intensity and atmosphere. Love, loss, human contact, and isolation are Van Booy's themes. In radiant prose he writes about the difficult choices we make in order to retain our humanity and about the redemptive power of love in a...

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Ready for Take-Off

In todays world, getting accepted to college is only half of the battle. Staying in there is another matter altogether. And for students ADHD or learning disabilities, staying, thriving, and graduating from college can be very challenging even for the most academically prepared students. Ready for Take-Off lays out a plan to keep students with ADHD or LD in college by first teaching parents to prepare their teen for take-off and their first solo...

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Agile Governance and Audit

The Agile auditing challenge Many auditors are now encountering Agile management methodologies for the first time. In some cases, this can cause problems for the audit process because the methodology is very different from traditional approaches. Aside from the difficulties faced by the auditor, an ineffective audit can have a negative effect on an Agile project by giving a false impression of its progress. It might even harm the final project...

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Religion in Practice

Swami Prabhavananda spoke and lived in the United States for over 50 years. The talks as collected in this book show he was completely familiar with the western mind and the problems that we as westerners have to deal with. In Religion in Practice the Swami discusses:Man and GodThe Problem of EvilThe Goal of LifeHappinessPerfectionSamadhi or Transcendental ConsciousnessThe Mind—It's Powers and UsageControl...

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Where Do Giggles Come From?

This playful rhyming Little Golden Book asks, "Where do giggles come from?" It's a celebration of families and laughter and children will delight in watching piglets, bear cubs, bunnies, and more baby animals frolicking joyfully with their families. Charming pastel illustrations show little ones laughing and giggling while playing peek-a-boo, hula-hoop, hide-n-seek, and other games.

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Garry Winogrand

Widely regarded as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century, Garry Winogrand (1928–1984) did much of his best-known work in Manhattan during the 1960s, becoming an epic chronicler of that tumultuous decade. But Winogrand was also an avid traveler and roamed extensively around the United States, bringing exquisite work out of nearly every region of the country.This landmark retrospective catalogue looks at the full...

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The Essential Classical Recordings

Most guides to classical recordings on CD comprise thousands of brief listings. In their attempt to be comprehensive, they end up being heavy and intimidating. Phillips knows better. He sticks to what he considers to be the 101 essential CDs, and tells readers not only why each one is the best recording in his opinion, but also why this piece of music belongs in their collection and where thecomposer fits into the evolution of classical music....

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Not All Twins Are Alike

Even twins are unique. Most people idealize twins, fantasizing a close, perpetually loving relationship. Yet Klein, herself an identical twin, demonstrates that twins have complicated and intense relationships that range from over-identification or excessive closeness to profound estrangement and conflict. Most twins who are raised as individuals deal with the significant emotional pain of separation in adolescence or young adulthood, yet as...

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Introduction to Geochemistry

Intended as an introduction to geochemistry - an increasingly important part of earth science, this book emphasizes the application of geochemistry to geologic problems - presenting carefully selected examples from actual field and laboratory studies. The book's goal is to make readers come to understand geochemistry as an exciting area of research, and to provide a feeling for the usefulness of geochemistry as a background for many kinds of...

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Goldenbee's Savior

Josh Brown is the author of several books, comic books, and short stories. He has dedicated his life to sporadic rants and ramblings about comic book continuity, superhero superiority, and Han shooting first. His childhood was filled with comic books, cartoons, and Star Wars toys. Ironically, his adulthood is filled with comic books, cartoons, and Star Wars toys. He currently lives in Minneapolis, MN.

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God's Blueprint

God's Blueprint is the boldest statement yet by the popular expositor of "sacred geometry," Christopher Knight. While decidedly not in the camp of Evangelical Christians, Knight makes the case for Intelligent Design using astronomical data. Most scientists reject the notion of God because they require factual, checkable evidence in order to accept any proposition as being real. But now new evidence has became available that provides hard-nosed...

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Letters in the Attic

Lizzy McMann, A feisty twelve-year-old, lives with her immature mother and Manny, her father (she thinks) in a fleabag Phoenix hotel. One night, Manny's sudden announcement that he wants a divorce forces mother and daughter to move to upstate New York to live with Lizzy's grandmother and grandfather—a mixed blessing. At school, Lizzy befriends, then falls in love with, Eva Singer, who is dyslexic, looks like Natalie Wood and lives right down the...

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A View of the Ocean

The internationally best-selling novelist, playwright Jan de Hartog, author of The Captain and The Peaceable Kingdom, moves and inspires us with this simple, elegant story of his mother and himself.She was a quiet, unassuming woman married to a giant of a man, a famous Protestant theologian and pastor, simple, bighearted and big-muscled, who moved through life with gusto and the commotion of a wagon train and who, but...

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The Valkyrie Mandate

Robert Vaughan is an American writer. He has also written a series of contemporary and historical romance novels under several pseudonyms including "Paula Moore" and "Paula Fairman". His father served in the military and Robert followed him in the 1950s, entering army aviation. He served until the Vietnam War and won numerous medals including the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, the Air Medal with several oak-leaf...

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The Beauty Game

India's beauty queens did a hat trick in 2000, winning the titles of Miss World, Miss Universe and Miss Asia-Pacific. Earlier winners like Aishwarya Rai had by then become household names. Coincident was the leap in the cosmetics industry, from Rs 2,311 crore (1990) to Rs 18,950 crore (2000). Beauty was big business outside the metros, too. Looking good had not only become desirable but respectable. How did all this affect the...

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Hypnotism

When Anton Mesmer began to cure patients with "animal magnetism" more than two-hundred years ago he initiated a controversy in the medical profession that continues to this day. Mesmer's theory of a universal fluid in the human body that could be regulated by magnetic influence was refined and developed by his disciples-largely in France, Britain, and the United States-until it became what is known today as hypnotism. Derek Forrest explores...

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Okey-Dokey Ding-a-Ling

Okey-Dokey Ding-a-Ling’s ridiculous rhymes are guaranteed to get tongues wiggling and bellies giggling. The silly story offers a surprise with each turn of the page, including animal cameos from waving penguins and smooching frogs to dining dinosaurs and swinging chimpanzees! Rhythmic text and alliteration are perfect for reading aloud, and with lift-the-flap, pull-tab, and pop-up pages, Okey-Dokey’s interactive elements are...

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Grim Revenge

What happens when one angry man meets one mysterious man from a distant place? Wickedness-and then some. The year is 1899; peace resides over the nice farming community of Millstone, New Jersey. Antoine, a French immigrant, comes to the United States looking for better opportunities. His goal is to achieve reasonable housing and pay for his hard work and dedication. Mr. Hull, a very wealthy farm owner, employees the immigrant. Hull treats...

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What Makes a Rainbow? Mini edition

A rainbow of ribbons magically appear when you open the pages of this innovative book! Toddlers will love listening to the charming story and seeing a different colored ribbon with the turn of each page. The last page is sure to delight with all the colors of the rainbow. What a fun way to learn colors!Book Details:Format: Board Book Publication Date: 4/30/2003 Pages: 14 Reading Level: Age 3 and Up

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How To Play Blackjack

Kevin Gerard lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and four children. He teaches sociology and statistics for the California State University. After running three companies and working a variety of jobs, Mr. Gerard enrolled in school and earned a master's degree in sociology from Humboldt State University. He returned to San Diego after completing the program and worked with two professional research organizations over the next seven...

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Complete Pleats

Paul Jackson's major new title Complete Pleats is the most comprehensive book about pleating on the market. It explains how pleating systems can be stretched, compressed, flared, skewed, multiplied and mirrored, showing how from simple ideas, a huge number of original pleat forms can be created. Each technique is explained with a series of step-by-step photographs and line illustrations, enabling the designer to work through the basic principles...

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Adrift

Limited time new release discount: 3.99 0.99For artist Dan Bellamy and his new bride Elaine, a trip on the world's biggest, newest cruise ship represents more than just the honeymoon of a lifetime: it is also a celebration of the progress Dan has made toward beating the agoraphobia that has plagued him since he suffered a horrific knife attack two years earlier. The ship is a perfect floating paradise, but when Dan spots what...

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Death of Villeneuve

The poems in Death of Villeneuve are reflections on aspects of the heroic in personal and public life. They offer a chance to see deeply into the lives of dead writers, artists, racing car drivers and others, those lost to all but memory and the voices of the poets who speak the continuing human story.

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Show and Tell

Wendy Perriman grew up in England. After graduating from the University of Lancaster she completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education at Bristol University then taught English, Drama, and Dance at various international secondary schools in England, Germany and the United States. Wendy moved to America in 1994 and is now a dual citizen.She returned to academia and was awarded a Ph.D. at Drew University in 2003.Here she also won the...

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Strategic Foresight

Scenario planning is the principles, methods, and techniques for looking forward into the future and trying to anticipate and influence what is to come next. This book provides students and line managers in organizations with the means to create better scenarios and to use them to create winning business strategies. The purpose is to shed new light on scenarios and scenario-like thinking in organizations for managers at every level within a...

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Autobiography in Performance

What is the relationship between past and present in performance, given that the performing body is tangibly present in the here and now? What is the relationship between performance and authenticity? Between live, apparently 'confessional' performance and supposedly 'reality' television? Autobiography in Performance will provide a broad overview of the key concepts pertaining to 'autobiography' in the field of performance. Heddon's...

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Six Choices That Will Change Your Life

In the face of life’s constant demands and ever-changing circumstances, women today can feel helpless. We know we’re not in control of our worlds. Yet, we’re not powerless, either.By following Jesus’ example, we can make important decision using interruptions as God-appointments, choosing obedience over control, pursuing compassion over convenience that will positively affect our lives and the lives of those around us.• Personal...

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Black Sunday

Tidal Wave! August 1, 1943. The legendary low level raid on Ploesti, Rumania by the 376th, 93rd, 44th, 389th and 98th Bomb Groups, is described by author/historian Mike Hill in this new large format, 50th Anniversary book. Never before published photos taken during the raid, many from the original negatives, dramatically show the raid, and give the reader a sense of the intensity of fierce flak, and aerial combat. Mike has interviewed many of...

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1759

If not for the events of 1759, the entire history of the world would have been different. Called the "Year of Victories," 1759 was the fourth year of the Seven Years, or the French-and-Indian War and defeat of the French paved the way for the global hegemony of the English language. Guiding us through England's conquests (and often extremely narrow victories), Frank McLynn (Wagons West) brilliantly interweaves primary sources, ranging from...

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Devil's Honor

From bestselling author Debra Dier comes a tale of a beastly Duke who meets his match with a gentle beauty. Devil’s Honor is set during the Regency period in England.This edition includes minor revisions to characters and plot while maintaining the original story. Devil’s Honor is the second book in the Beyond the First Blush series.Justin Trevelyan, the new Duke of Marlow, has everything a woman could want. Yet...

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The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Just Missed or Almost Forgotten

Want to look further than the nearest mega-plex?At last, a guide for you.A.O. Scott Stephen HoldenCaryn James Dave KehrPeter M. NicholsIf just trudging to the latest Hollywood blockbuster doesn't appeal to you, The Best DVDs You've Never Seen, Narrowly Missed or Almost Forgotten is the perfect companion. Inside, the film critics of The New York Times have made their top...

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Coca Kola - The Baddest Chick

Steady Schemin' Harlem honeys Apple and Kola are back and cutthroat as ever, and serving The City That Never Sleeps with a wakeup call. Now permanently disfigured, the once beautiful Apple's future isn't looking bright as the empire she worked so hard to build begins to crumble, brick by brick. The tables are turned, and Apple finds out that the ultimate betrayal cuts that much deeper when it's perpetrated by blood....

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HRD in the Age of Globalization

The pro- and anti-globalization forces may be logically at odds, but there's little dispute on the inevitability of globalization's forward march. And as Michael Marquardt, Nancy Berger, and Peter Loan explain, the real issue is not stopping or promoting globalization, but rather how to minimize the negative effects of globalization and leverage its powerful, positive effects. Human Resource Development will play a key role in determining this...

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Toxic War

The war in Vietnam, spanning more than twenty years, was one of the most divisive conflicts ever to envelop the United States, and its complexity and consequences did not end with the fall of Saigon in 1975. As Peter Sills demonstrates in "Toxic War," veterans faced a new enemy beyond post-traumatic stress disorder or debilitating battle injuries. Many of them faced a new, more pernicious, slow-killing enemy: the cancerous effects of Agent...

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Bravest Warriors Vol. 2

The YouTube sensation from Adventure Time creator, Pendleton Ward, returns!Join Beth, Wallow, Chris, Danny and Plum as they travel the multiverse saving folks and generally being totally rad dudes! Having to go undercover at a Miss Multiverse Pageant, will our heroes be able to save the day? Will they be able to figure out where all the missing brains are going? Who will sav--what was that again...MISSING BRAINS?! Based on the hit web...

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Beauty and the Bounty Hunter (Once Upon a Time in the West, #1)

Love and revenge both come at a price.Cathleen Chase is no killer—but as Cat O'Banyon, she is a ruthless bounty hunter who always gets her man. Catching one lowlife after another, she continues her search for the only man she really cares to locate. The one whose voice she will never forget; the man who murdered her husband. She'll stop at nothing to find him. Con artist Alexi Romanov taught Cat every trick she...

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From Farm to Table Set

Before food arrives in your home in neat packages, it travels on an amazing journey. Students will visit farms to see their favorite foods in its raw state, and then follow the production line as its harvested, transported to factories for processing, packaged for distribution, and finally sold to the consumer.

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The Tale of Beowulf Sometime King of the Folk of the Weder Geats

Beowulf is an excellent story, beautifully written. I don't read Anglo-Saxon, so I'm not qualified to judge translations, but I enjoyed this Morris and Wyatt translation. This translation is rather difficult to read, but parts of it are very beautiful. I'm one of those oddballs who enjoys looking up words in the dictionary and figuring out long, peculiar sentences like the ones in this translation, so I had fun reading it. If you want to be able...

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A Minor Magic

Over the course of a single night, mystical fires tore through the sky and reduced most of Earth to ash. Ten years later magical fire burns again, but this time it's in the hands of a young girl named Skylar. Exiled from her adoptive home, Skylar must now struggle through ruined lands and religious zealots who believe she's an agent of the Devil. An even greater threat exists in the form of shadowy sorcerers from another world who covet her...

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The Historian behind the History

The Historian behind the History brings together a collection of valuable interviews with prominent southern historians conducted over the course of a decade by graduate students in the University of Alabama’s history program for the journal Southern History. In the interviews, ten notable southern historians and mentors illuminate the state of historiography, their experiences in the profession, and their thoughts about...

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CUHK Series

This book analyses the formation, evolution and transformations of the Chinese culture. It indicates two characteristics during the early development of Chinese culture. The first characteristic is to understand the mystery of harmonious with nature (tian ren he yi) through the destiny concept, and another is to establish the social organizations based on the genetic relationship. The author also examines the difficulties faced by the Chinese...

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Written Paths to Healing

Can a book on child counseling have a lasting effect on the future of our culture? This bestseller, which draws its texts from children's writing - rather than adult writing for children - may do just that. Written Paths to Healing describes the use of journal writing and letters for leading children through their confusion. The authors focus on the themes of writing (dreams, fears, friendships, scapegoating, divorce, crises) and imagery as a...

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Designated Hebrew

On April 6, 1973, Ron Blomberg took a swing at home plate that changed baseball history. Through a quirk of fate the young Jewish Yankee became the first designated hitter to play an MLB game. At the time, George Steinbrenner had just taken control of the Bronx Bombers, the National League was still refusing to adopt the DH rule, and New Yorkers were pinning their hopes on a new generation of players. In this heart-warming autobiography,...

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Bringers of Death

A good collection of 40k short stories, I guess it depends on personal tastes which stories of the collection you will enjoy. Even Unto Death - Mike LeeIt's a Space Wolf short story, it starts with a group of scouts and their mission on a world attacked by orks and things go from there. Overall I liked, the fight scenes were good and especially the final battle and ending had me smilling.Red Reward - Mitchel ScanlonA...

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Marriage Under Suspicion

"Your husband loves another woman."The note was signed "A Friend," but no friend would ever do that to another woman. Could it be true? Was Kate Lassiter's marriage falling apart? She still loved her husband, Ryan, still thrilled at his touch, but how long was it since they'd last made love?On the surface they had it all: successful careers, a lovely home and the perfect marriage. But if Ryan had committed the ultimate betrayal,...

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Surrender

Two women reach the heights of sexual pleasure in these hot new stories. Asia Drake acts out all her wildest fantasies for the first time and what she experiences is so much better than anything she had ever dreamed. Ferren Cooper, a professional bondage model, finds herself trapped in a dangerous situation...but never expects the types of erotic adventures that lie in store for her, nor the deep connection she finds with the most unlikely...

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Dialogue on the Soul

Aelred of Rievaulx, like his Cistercian brothers, believed that the human person is created in the image and likeness of God. He analyzed the human soul therefore to understand by analogy something of the being of God. Possessing three faculties--intellect, memory, and will--the one, indivisible soul resembles the triune, simple Godhead. In that it is to some degree incomprehensible, the soul shares in the incomprehensibility of its Creator. By...

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Space

A half-century ago, mankind’s journey to the stars began with the launch of Sputnik 1. Sir Patrick Moore, the world’s most famous amateur astronomer, and space photographer HJP Arnold have combined their talents to chronicle this entire exciting period. Featuring the finest images beautifully reproduced, it relives all the amazing advances and discoveries, from the first manned spaceflight to the first moon landing, from the first Space Shuttle...

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1001 ideas para cuidar al bebé

Based on the commentary and findings of experts in the field, this infant-care manual provides information for new moms and dads as they prepare for the adventure of parenthood. Susan Benjamin provides key insights and practical solutions that address questions such as Am I a bad mother if I don’t breast-feed? When will my baby sleep through the night? and How long will my baby be colicky? This excellent guide takes some of the...

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Who You Know

I thought there was a law that all chick lit needed to be set in New York or London, with occasional special dispensation for short trips to Ireland.When I saw that this book was set in my home state of Colorado, I couldn't resist it.I kinda wish I had, as it was fairly trashy, and somewhat depressing.This part from Avery's story was indicative of what made me sad about this book:. . . I tried to talk to him about my work, my...

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Forgiveness Creek, Part Two of The Creek Series

Forgiveness Creek, The Creek Series Part 2 ***Note to Reader: This story is serialized and should be read in order. Part one and part two have cliffhangers and you won’t know the whole story until you read the end in part three. Please don’t purchase if cliffhangers offend you. Secrets and lies of the creek... When escaping isn't enough... Starting over means saying goodbye… Closure seems impossible… A chance...

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Virus Hunt

In Virus Hunt, renowned virologist Dorothy H. Crawford takes us inside one of the great research quests of our time--the search for the origin of AIDS. From hospital intensive care wards to research laboratories to the African rain forests, Crawford follows the trail of the virus back to its roots deep in Africa. We track wild monkeys and apes through the jungle--gathering their DNA via hair and feces samples--to discover from which primates HIV...

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Barrastia

Randal, prince; Hauk, mercenary; Draven, cultist; Gareth, loremaster; four friends snatched forcibly from one world to another by the accidental shattering of a crystal, these are their adventures...or the ones of the individuals they used to be. Soldiers of Circumstance & Of Serpents and Sorcerers - brought together for the first time.

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Blessed One

Despite her prominence in the Christian narrative, Mary has largely been neglected within the Protestant church. Recent interest in such issues as feminism, spirituality, parenting, and ecumenism, however, force a serious reexamination of Mary's place in Protestant faith. In "Blessed One," widely respected Protestant scholars seek to answer three basic questions: who is Mary? how does Mary's story intersect with contemporary life? and what does...

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Composition

Arthur Wesley Dow taught at major American arts training institutions for 30 years including Teachers College, Columbia University; the Art Students League of New York; Pratt Institute; and his own Ipswich Summer School of Art. His ideas were quite revolutionary for the period, he taught that rather than copying nature, art should be created by elements of the composition, like line, mass and color. He taught many of America's leading artists...

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Mortgage Loan Processing Training

Today's Lesson: REGARDLESS OF TODAY'S MARKET, YOU CAN EARN A GREAT INCOME PROCESSING MORTGAGE LOANS. Learn and Earn a Nice Living that will last a life time. Easy Step-by-step Manual study guide with over 145 pages of training. This manual gives you the mortgage training you need to be professional. The economy DID NOT put an end to home buying, selling and refinancing, it simply changed the rules of those who are applying for loans, in fact,...

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Science and Religion

“Given the stature of its two protagonists, this book will become something of an instant classic, occupying a unique and special place in the literature on this topic, and enjoying wide and long-lasting readership and usefulness as a supplementary text.”— Gary Rosenkrantz, University of North Carolina at Greensboro“This engaging little book treats key issues of chance and design in the science-religion dialogue. It would be...

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Pillars of Salt

Oh, how to review this book?I was excited to read this book given that it was a "new international fiction emerging voices" book from Jordan.I love reading authentic voices from non-western countries, especially from the Middle East, where we get too many western voices trying to tell us how women, in particular, there supposedly experience life.And, well, I guess this IS one voice.And it IS a legitimate voice.The truth is that there are...

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Whiskey Shots Volume 4

Alastair Archibald, Whiskey Creek Press Number One Bestselling author, pens two short stories of mystery, suspense, and fantasy in this edition of the WHISKEY SHOTS short stories series. Frozen Stiff (Mystery-Suspense): Jack Forster is a cold, hard-hearted man. When the end of the world comes, he prepares to face it with his customary sang-froid. But all is not as it seems? The Last Laugh (Mystery-Fantasy): Business executive Stirling Arthur has...

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No Wind of Blame (Inspector Hemingway Mystery #1)

A buddy read with my friend Jemidar and worth closer to 3 1/2 stars. The third last novel in my 2011 Heyer mysteries reading project, this is neither my favourite nor my least favourite of these novels. I'll start with what I liked about it. As with all of Heyer's mysteries - and most of her other novels - this novel features seriously eccentric characters who engage in witty banter while doing strange things. If anything, the...

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Pequenas Resistencias/ Little Resistance

Hijo de músicos argentinos exiliados (de madre violinista, de origen ítalo-español, y padre oboísta, de origen judío alemán), tiene la ciudadanía argentina y española. La historia novelada de su familia, infancia argentina y ancestros europeos puede leerse en su libro Una vez Argentina. A los catorce años se trasladó a Granada, donde realizó sus estudios secundarios, obtuvo la licenciatura...

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The Elite And The Economy In Siam, C. 1890 1920

Although the Kingdom of Siam never fell under colonial rule, its economic experience in the 19th and early 20th centuries closely paralleled those countries that did. This study examines the principal influences that shaped the Siamese economy in the period 1890-1920, including a detailed analysis of the administrative elite's policy on the diversification of commerce and production, irrigation, agricultural reform, and the extraction of tin and...

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Sophistical Rhetoric in Classical Greece

In Sophistical Rhetoric in Classical Greece, John Poulakos offers a new conceptualization of sophistry, explaining its direction and shape as well as the reasons why Plato, Isocrates, and Aristotle found it objectionable. Poulakos argues that a proper understanding of sophistical rhetoric requires a grasp of three cultural dynamics of the fifth century B.C.: the logic of circumstances, the ethic of competition, and the aesthetic of exhibition....

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Redesigning the American Lawn

"Americans enthusiastically plant, weed, water, spray, and mow 31 million acres of lawn. But is our dedication to these lawns contributing to the serious environmental problems facing the planet? The authors in this book argue that it is, and they offer strategies for creating and caring for aesthetically pleasing and ecologically sound lawns. This new edition, which is being reissued in a more artistic format and with many additional...

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Sobre el cuerpo

André Comte-Sponville, philosophe matérialiste, rationaliste et humaniste, est né à Paris, en 1952. Ancien élève de l'Ecole Normale Supérieure de la rue d'Ulm, agrégé de philosophie, docteur de troisième cycle, il est aussi Docteur Honoris Causa de l'Université de Mons-Hainaut, en Belgique. André Comte-Sponville fut maître de conférences à la Sorbonne1...

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There Goes My Everything

During the civil rights movement, epic battles for justice were fought in the streets, at lunch counters, and in the classrooms of the American South. Just as many battles were waged, however, in the hearts and minds of ordinary white southerners whose world became unrecognizable to them. Jason Sokol’s vivid and unprecedented account of white southerners’ attitudes and actions, related in their own words, reveals in a new light the contradictory...

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Leaves of Flame (Well of Sorrows Book 2)

One hundred years have passed since Colin Harten--transformed to something more than human by the magic of the lifeblood contained in the Well of Sorrows--used his new powers to broker a peace agreement between the human, dwarren, and Alvritshai races of Wrath Suvane. Since then all three races have greatly expanded their empires. And Colin has continuously sought ways to defeat the dark spirits known as the sukrael--and the Wraiths they have...

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Hiver caraïbe

Paul Morand was a French diplomat, novelist, playwright and poet, considered an early Modernist.He was a graduate of the Paris Institute of Political Studies (better known as Sciences Po). During the pre-war period, he wrote many short books which are noted for their elegance of style, erudition, narrative concision, and for the author's observation of the countries he visited combined with his middle-class...

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Cinema no Mundo

Esta obra abrange o contexto político e institucional do financiamento público da indústria cinematográfica e audiovisual na Europa, as definições legais como forma de acesso para os sistemas de apoio na Europa, o apoio público para a promoção internacional de filmes europeus, as faces dos festivais de cinema europeus, a indústria cinematográfica britânica, a situação do...

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Hearing the Mermaid's Song

The Umbanda religion summons the spirits of old slaves and Brazilian Indians to speak through the mouths of mediums in trance. Its practitioners worship African gods, often calling them by the names of Catholic saints; simultaneously embrace the concepts of karma, reincarnation, and Christian charity; and believe in the capacities of both modern science and ancient magic. A relatively new religion dating to the beginning of the twentieth...

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Bubba Talks

Among the provocative social phenomena of our time, few have caught the public fancy as profoundly as that quintessentially American species known as Bubba. The conventional notion of Bubba is a Southern redneck who thinks a rented movie and a six-pack are quality entertainment. According to Dan Jenkins, this historical view has been advanced largely by "effete Easterners and West Coast ponytails who claim to like trout pizza and fat novels...

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Twelve Days of Christmas Past

Twelve Days of Christmas Past by Rebecca Thomas, Emily Larkin and Susanna FraserThe Countess’s Groom by Emily Larkin Rose, the Countess Malmstoke, is trapped in a marriage from hell. Escape seems impossible—until her horse groom Will Fenmore offers to help her find a way out.Will has loved Rose since she was brought to Creed Hall as a new bride, but their relationship has only ever been that of...

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Guderian

Biographers and historians have lionized Guderian as the legendary father of the German armored force and brilliant practitioner of blitzkrieg warfare.

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Eric Heiden

Suzanne Munshower is a former waitress, short-order cook, go-go girl, movie extra, celebrity interviewer, journalist, fashion columnist, advertising copywriter, and beauty industry publicist. The author of numerous fiction and nonfiction books, she’s lived in New York, Los Angeles, San Juan, St. Thomas, London, Berlin, and Città di Castello, Italy. She currently resides in Las Vegas.

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Analysing Discourse

Analysing Discourse is an accessible introductory textbook for all students and researchers working with real language data.Drawing on a range of social theorists from Bourdieu to Habermas, as well as his own research, Norman Fairclough's book presents a form of language analysis with a consistently social perspective. His approach is illustrated by and investigated through a range of real texts, from written texts, to a TV debate about...

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Vixen

Queen, Princess, Lady, peasant, mercenary, whore, pirate, knight, cop, clerk, soldier, and everything in between—and always a mother, daughter, sister, lover, and friend. The power and appeal of women is great, and there’s nothing better than watching a woman do what she loves best.But what happens when what she loves best is another woman? Come read these tales of women who will never be satisfied by a man, and will not settle for less...

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The Raw Files

The team at www.historyofwrestling.info are back with the fourth in their series documenting every episode of WWF Monday Night Raw, year by year. We cover every angle, segment and match in detail, and offer plenty of thoughts and facts along the way. The book is written and presented in the usual HOW style, with various awards, match lists and a host of star ratings for fans to debate at will. This time, we even have a super special...

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Marked Down for Murder (Good Buy Girls, #4)

By Jenn McKinlay, author of the Library Lover's mysteries and the Cupcake Bakery mysteries, writing as Josie BelleBetween spending Valentine’s Day with her sweetheart, Sam, and shopping upcoming Presidents’ Day sales with the Good Buy Girls, everything is coming up roses and bargains for Maggie Gerber. But when the mother of Maggie’s nemesis comes to town, things stop looking so rosy. Summer’s mom is hoping to set her...

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Sex, Laughter, and Real-God-Realization

A Talk by the Divine World-Teacher, Ruchira Avatar Adi Da Samraj Avatar Adi Da points out the conventional taboos surrounding three primary signs of ecstasy, or Happiness--sex, laughter, and Real-God-Realization--and He Reveals what it takes to become capable of Unbound Pleasure, True Humor, and Divine Awakening.

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