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The Natural Rate of Unemployment

The natural rate of unemployment hypothesis proposed in the 1960s has dominated thought about the causes of, and possible solutions to, unemployment. It asserts that only supply-side measures can achieve sustainable reductions in unemployment. In the 1980s, however, European unemployment rates rose sharply, despite supply-side innovations to economic policy inspired by the hypothesis. These essays reflect retrospectively on the state of the...

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Women of the Bible

The fifth book in this exciting series shows that although the Bible was written many years ago, it is still relevent for today. There are many fabulous women with incredible stories in the Bible such as Eve, Esther, Mary, Sarah and Rebekah. Whether you're a man or woman, you can gain valuable insight from their successes and their struggles.

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Amsterdam, the Hague, Haarlem; Critical Notes on the Rijks Museum, the Hague Museum, Hals Museum

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... RIJKS MUSEUM, AMSTERDAM 5. Aertsen, Pieter. The Egg Dance. The composition lacks in centralised grouping, and has no great unity. The figures are somewhat huddled, but the drawing of the individual types is strong. There...

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Totally Inappropriate (Probably Inappropriate Book 3)

Volume 3 of the Probably Inappropriate series Diane Henders is a Canadian humorist, computer geek, and ex-interior designer who deals with her mid-life crisis by lying through her teeth (referred to in polite society as “fiction writing”). “Definitely Inappropriate” is the third volume of posts from her blog at dianehenders.com. Books in the series: Volume 1: Probably Inappropriate Volume 2: Definitely...

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Love's Forbidden Flower (Forbidden Flower, #1)

*** Please note: This is a New Adult Romance novel involving two siblings who struggle with their emotions. This is not a work of erotica.***The heart cares not what society forbids.Lily nurtures a secret love for a flawless man—the one who is her soul mate. Donovan is gorgeous, charismatic, and delights in all of Lily’s talents and quirks. Their innate knowledge of each other is almost telepathic. Together they interlock like...

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100 Greatest Poems

Alfred Edward (A.E.) Housman was a noted classical scholar and a poet. To the wider public he is best known for his poem "A Shropshire Lad" (1896), while to his fellow classicists it is his critical editing of Manilius that has earned him enduring fame.Housman was born on March 26, 1859 in Fockbury, Worcestershire, England, the eldest of seven children. A gifted student Housman won a scholarship to Oxford where he performed well, but...

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The Uncanny X-men

Chris Claremont is a writer of American comic books, best known for his 16-year (1975-1991) stint on Uncanny X-Men, during which the series became one of the comic book industry's most successful properties.Claremont has written many stories for other publishers including the Star Trek Debt of Honor graphic novel, his creator-owned Sovereign Seven for DC Comics and Aliens vs Predator for Dark Horse...

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The Abominables

A hundred years ago, in the Himalayan peaks of Nanvi Dar, the daughter of an English earl is kidnapped by a huge hairy monster. In a secret valley Agatha Farlingham is introduced to a family of motherless yetis and devotes her life to their upbringing. She teaches them to speak, tells them stories and insists on polite manners. But as the decades pass, tourists come to the mountains, a hotel is built and yeti-hunters arrive. Agatha knows that...

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Seattle's 1962 World's Fair

When the United States entered the 1960s, the nation was swept up in the Space Race as the United States and the Soviet Union competed for supremacy in rocket and satellite technologies. Cities across the country hoped to attract new aerospace companies, but the city leaders of Seattle launched the most ambitious campaign of all. They invited the whole world to visit for the 1962 Seattle World's Fair, and more than nine million people took them...

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Windows Vista PL. Administracja. Przewodnik Encyklopedyczny

Kompleksowy przewodnik dla u?ytkownikow i administratorow Windows Vista Jak prawid?owo zainstalowa? Vist Jak js optymalnie skonfigurowa Jak korzysta? z wiersza poleceSystem Windows Vista od swojego pojawienia si? na rynku zdoby? ju? spore grono zwolennikow. Najnowsza wersja najpopularniejszego systemu operacyjnego da?a u?ytkownikom nie tylko efektowny interfejs graficzny, ale przede wszystkim mnostwo nowych mo?liwo?ci. Nadal jednak wiele...

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The Mutant Season (Fire in Winter, #1)

Starting in the 1400s, children with gold-colored eyes and strange abilities--telepathy, telekinesis, and the like--began to be born into the world. For centuries, these "mutants" kept themselves hidden for fear of persecution, but in the latter part of the 20th century, they found more and more acceptance among the rest of society. But now, in 2017, the murder of a prominent politician brings the "mutant" population into direct conflict with...

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Raven (The Carriena Oracles, #1)

A woman without love.A man without answers.An Oracle that could kill them both.Raven thought her lonely life as a hardened transport pilot was good enough until she met Mikael, an archaeologist who'd never been off-planet before. After discovering an ancient Oracle left by a mysterious race, their lives become forfeit.Now they are on the run, falling in love, and trying to unlock the secrets of the gods themselves. As...

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The Viniyoga of Yoga, Applying yoga for healthy living

The Viniyoga of Yoga is about applying the traditional teachings of yoga to specific situations. What it is possible or helpful for someone to do will be influenced by their age, health, job and culture. The book intersperses descriptions of yoga techniques and instructions on how to perform them with examples of how the techniques have been applied in specific cases. The principles of how to adapt yoga postures and how to plan a practice are...

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Big Girls Use the Potty!

I'm going to get another book for potty training. They had a girl going shopping to pick out her own underwear - I bought some for my daughter, so she only gets to pick from the pack I bought. It has a girl picking out her own potty- well, some people pick out a trainer for the toilet seat instead of a seperate toddler toilet. OR they pick one for their toddler. The concept of the girls teddy bear picking out his/her own seat...

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Persona

L’attrice Elisabeth Vogler (Liv Ullmann), durante la rappresentazione teatrale dell’Elettra, si blocca improvvisamente, presa da un’inspiegabile desiderio di ridere. In seguito si chiude in un assoluto mutismo. Ricoverata in un ospedale psichiatrico, viene riconosciuta sana nel fisico e nella mente, non soffre di afasia, ma ha scelto coscientemente di non parlare più.Per farla uscire da questa condizione autoimposta, la dottoressa le...

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Kaleidoscope Technology

This wide-ranging series now contains twenty-eight books: four titles in each of six strands addressing technology, earth science, space, government, American history and the human body. Compelling and up-to-date, each title in this open-ended series offers an abundance of timely information concerning topics of high interest to young readers.

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Burning Desire (Flyboy Trilogy, #2)

Captain Lance Miller has finally discovered and captured the Goddess of his dreams. Life is everything he ever dreamt it could be and more. He is a Captain with International Air, Owner of an Italian Winery, and Master to his beautiful Miss Lisa Price. But, life can never be this good for very long, right?Lance brought down his walls and shared his heart. He threw away his man-whore tendencies. He’s been faithful. Lance’s life should be...

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Bonds Now!

A money-making formula for navigating the bond market's new rules of fixed income investingThe credit meltdown has completely reshaped the market for government bonds, Treasury bonds, T-bills, and high yield bond funds. Investors are flocking to corporate bonds and municipal bonds. Tax advantaged bonds have become the safe haven of choice. But you have to know where to look. "Bonds Now!" shows you."Bonds Now!" offers rare insight into...

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Perfect Enemies

With the replacement of abortion as the central theme of the religious right, the gay-rights issue is assured of playing a large part in determining the outcomes of elections in the next decade and beyond. How did this happen and what does it mean for American politics?From President Clinton's aborted pledge to lift the ban on gays and lesbians in military service to statewide anti-gay initiatives in Oregon, Colorado, and other states, questions...

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Not That Tutu

Taylor loved her tutu and wore it all the time, day and night. She wore it to school and she wore it in the pool, much to the mild annoyance and amusement of her friends and family. Will she ever give up that tutu?With style and humor, this charming board book addresses young children's attachments to specific articles of clothing. Hiroe Nakata's playful illustrations are the perfect complement to Michelle Sinclair Colman's...

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Genesis

Jen Wilkin is a speaker, writer, and teacher of women’s Bible studies. During her thirteen years of teaching, she has organized and led studies for women in home, church, and parachurch contexts. Jen and her family are members of the Village Church in Flower Mound, Texas. She is the author of Women of the Word.

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Gifts for a Joyous Christmas

Christmas "is a time for family," says Girls and Boys Town Executive Director Val J. Peter. No one appreciates this more than the children of Girls and Boys Town, whose own Christmas memories may be more pain-filled than joyous.In these pages, they share what they've learned of the true spirit of Christmas - that family warmth and togetherness are far more precious than piles of costly presents. They tell us what they'd like most for Christmas...

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Academic Discourse Across Disciplines

This volume reflects the emerging interest in cross-disciplinary variation in both spoken and written academic English, exploring the conventions and modes of persuasion characteristic of different disciplines and which help define academic inquiry. This collection brings together chapters by applied linguists and EAP practitioners from seven different countries. The authors draw on various specialised spoken and written corpora to illustrate...

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Les Manuscrits de Nag Hammadi

En 1945, tout à fait par hasard, des manuscrits des débuts du christianisme furent retrouvés dans la petite ville égyptienne de Nag Hammadi. Mais depuis, un silence pesant a recouvert ces textes, et plus encore dans le monde francophone, principalement parce qu'ils donnent un autre point de vue sur l'histoire chrétienne en général et sur certains épisodes de la vie de Jésus en particulier. Par...

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Political Competition, Partisanship, and Policy Making in Latin American Public Utilities

This book studies policymaking in the Latin American electricity and telecommunication sectors. Murillo's analysis of the Latin American electricity and telecommunications sectors shows that different degrees of electoral competition and the partisan composition of the government were crucial in resolving policymakers' tension between the interests of voters and the economic incentives generated by international financial markets and private...

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Gyvenimo filosofija

Kazuo Inamori, įkūręs ir tarptautinėje rinkoje įtvirtinęs dvi didžiules korporacijas – Kyocera ir KDDI, vadinamas vienu geriausiu šių dienų vadybos ekspertu. Savo knygoje jis pasakoja apie gyvenimo filosofiją, tapusią jo sėkmės kertiniu akmeniu. Kaip planuoti ir realizuoti savo svajones? Kas iš tiesų yra svarbu žmonijai? Ko turi siekti būsimos organizacijos...

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Grenzverwirrungen - Literaturwissenschaft Im Nationalsozialismus

Wann hort eine Disziplin wie die Literaturwissenschaft auf, wissenschaftlich zu sein? Unter diktatorischen Bedingungen, wenn sie aus Zwang, aus Anpassung oder freiwillig politisch wird? War die Neuere deutsche Literaturwissenschaft wahrend des Nationalsozialismus keine Wissenschaft, waren ihre Vertreter keine Wissenschaftler mehr? Welche Handlungsspielraume hatte das Fach uberhaupt zwischen 1933 und 1945? Auf diese Fragen gibt es keine einfachen...

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How To Help People Get Off Welfare

Today, because of the present economic conditions many are on welfare and collecting food stamps. Without a doubt many need public assistance, either due to mental or physical handicaps or job layoffs or other temporary unforeseen circumstances.Since the current political situation in this country the economic conditions aren’t likely to improve for a while, more and more employment opportunities are being taken away because of...

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Access Unlimited (Access, #3)

They say you never know someone until you take a trip with them. But this isn’t a holiday – this is the comeback tour for Tristan Hunter. His brilliantly crafted debut solo album is getting a lot of attention thanks to Lily Taylor, the music journalist. She’s there to write up the tour, if what goes on backstage can even be printed. One thing she won’t be writing about is her passionate relationship with the star. They want to make it work, but...

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Roasted in Christmas River

Gobble gobble, cluck cluck, someone has stolen Jack Daniels the turkey this Thanksgiving, leaving a Christmas River family fresh out of luck! It’s Thanksgiving week in Christmas River, and pie baker extraordinaire Cinnamon Peters has a lot on her plate. Between planning her big Thanksgiving dinner and baking a mountain of pies at her shop, Cinnamon’s been rushing around like a turkey with its head cut off. But when someone steals a...

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Narratives and Fictions in Educational Research

"In this bold and very important work, Peter Clough shows how the truths about educational issues can be told using fictional devices. This work legitimates the narrative turn in the human disciplines. He shows educational researchers how narrative inquiry can be used for progressive moral and political purposes." -Norman K. Denzin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign This compelling book takes a fresh approach to educational...

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Christmas Hits for Two

(Chart). Fun duet arrangements of 15 of the most recorded hit Christmas songs, including: Feliz Navidad * Frosty the Snow Man * Jingle-Bell Rock * I'll Be Home for Christmas * A Holly Jolly Christmas.

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Beat

There has never before been a book filled with this many photographs of equal Beat Era personalities -- the most comprehensive photography collection of the people, players, and friends of the Beat era in American literature. Includes photos of:Kathy Acker, David Amram, Karel Appel, Al Aronowitz, John Ashbery, Amiri Baraka, Ted Berrigan, Richard Brautigan, James Broughton, Joan Brown, Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs, John Cage, Ernesto...

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SeXXXy Sunday

You will never look at your Sundays the same again! Dionte and Jade have a pretty amazing life. Their sexually uninhibited nature is only surpassed by their absolute love and lust for one another. Dionte's savy business mind has ensured their financial bliss as well, which leaves them with plenty of time to play....with each other. Sundays are usually days to relax, and this particular Sunday is no different. Dionte and Jade take a ride...

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The Ritual Killing and Burial of Animals

The killing and burial of animals in ritualistic contexts is encountered across Europe from Prehistory through to the historical period. This volume presents the state of research across Europe to illustrate how comparable interpretative frameworks are used by archaeologists working with both prehistoric and historical societies. Key questions include: How easy is it to identify ritually killed animals in the archaeological record? Can we tell...

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Young Children's Close Relationships

Another gem from Judy Dunn! This very readable and interesting book asks some searching questions about how relationships change with age, how one sort of relationship influences others and how thought processes shape or control our interactions with other people.... The result is a challenging (and sometimes provocative) account of what we know today, together with a look forward to likely developments in the years to come. The book is a must...

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Avengers Assemble #1

Un misterioso grupo conocido como el Zodíaco se ha reunido para construir un imperio criminal, fortalecido por una fuente misteriosa. Estos seres son demasiado poderosos, capaces de enfrentar mano a mano a héroes como Hulk o Thor.Con este misterio entre manos, los Avengers deciden crear una alianza secreta. ¡El Capitán América, Iron Man, Hulk, Thor, Black Widow y Hawkeye se reúnen para luchar contra los enemigos...

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Dear Husband,

A gripping and moving new collection of stories by Joyce Carol Oates, which reimagines the meaning of family—by unexpected, often startling meansWith the unflinching candor and sym­pathy for which Joyce Carol Oates is celebrated, these fourteen stories examine the intimate lives of contemporary American families: the tangled ties between generations, the desperation—and the covert, radiant happiness—of...

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Brass Sun Issue One

The Orrery is a clockwork solar system where planets whirl on vast metal arms and the sun of cogs is worshipped as a god. But the sun is dying, the planets are freezing one by one, and cults burn as heretics those who warn of the danger. To save her home, young Wren knows she must first escape it and find the key to restart the sun. An incredible new SF-clockpunk series from the bestselling artist of New Deadwardians and the hit writer of...

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Jessica Mitford

Jessica Mitford was “the one who got away” in her famous family.While most the upper-crust Mitfords were drawn to fascism and admired Hitler Jessica made her home on the left of the political spectrum. So did her cousin Esmond Romilly, the nephew of Winston Churchill and a veteran of the Spanish Civil War. In 1937, when she was 19 and he was 18, Jessica and Esmond met.With their shared ideals, they fell madly in...

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McGuffey's Sixth Eclectic Reader

Like any reading sampler, there are things I really like. But the things I don't like as much aren't that bad by themselves, they're just not to my taste. Not that McGuffey readers are aimed at middle aged women. But there is some beautiful stuff in here. It makes me mourn when I recollect some of the crap my kids have had to read in school. This gives us some decent supplementary reading, the samples are short for the low attention span, and a...

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Champion (Indigo Knights, #2)

Danny Champion is ready to be a rockstar. He's been preparing for this most of his life. He'll finally make it with the Knights. He knows it.It's a horrible time to fall in love.But then there's Cash, Danny’s roommate. A quiet computer nerd without a clue about the music business, Cash can barely understand the world Danny's so eager to live in. He certainly doesn’t want to share it.Even though he knows he shouldn't,...

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Black Alert

A Kremlin hawk has seized control of the Medusa. The space satellite now carries a nuclear payload designed to paralyse America - or destroy England.

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Laodamia

Kayin's hometown of Shantiglen is destroyed when the king of a mage realm receives a prophecy--and grossly misinterprets it. Ten years later, Kayin is the only remaining citizen, determined to have the town restored to its former glory, despite the impending return of the mage-king's army. Her hope for a future is assured by the arrival of the Cavalry, former citizens of Shantiglen who share the goal of defending the land against the mage-king....

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Arrow Moon

The Arrow clans descended from legends surrounding that of the grey wolves of the Americas in association with the people at the turn of the century when humans evolved over from Northern Europe. It was the age of the warmest climates known to hit the land, as well as Apollo and his need for the animal nature that all gods share. Appointed the animal of his choice, the lycan wolf symbolized strength and power. Inside these archived stories...

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Handbook of Monetary Economics

What tools are available for setting and analyzing monetary policy?World-renowned contributors examine recent evidence on subjects as varied as price-setting, inflation persistence, the private sector's formation of inflation expectations, and the monetary policy transmission mechanism. Stopping short of advocating conclusions about the ideal conduct of policy, the authors focus instead on analytical methods and the changing interactions...

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Jemand Braucht Dich, Carolin

***Read for the first few times in 1985***The Bundy Street stories by Marilyn Cram Donahue belong to that small handful of Christian children's books that I can read and enjoy without that uncomfortable shudder that usually befalls me when a religious message or even lecture is forced on me. In fact I loved this volume about Caro, Sylvie, Thu Anh and Tien so much as a kid, that my copy with its crappy cover picture and bad...

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Handbook of Psychology, Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers...

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My Mr. Rochester 3 (Jane Eyre Retold, #3)

Now that I'm in the middle of this tale, my enthusiasm is starting to wane a tad.It's not as if the writing has taken a turn or that the futuristic utopia details are overshadowing the story--on the contrary, the writing is beautiful and the world-building isn't very in-depth. I'm starting to wonder why the author even wrote this.It's so like the original and most of the changes are pretty superficial.I imagine her reasons for writing it...

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Emily Eyefinger and the Secret from the Sea (Emily Eyefinger, #11)

Emily - the girl with an eye on the end of her finger - is chased by mysterious gargoyles in Paris, rescues a runaway movie star, disguises herself as a baby elephant to catch ′the ghost gang′, outsmarts the master criminal Arthur Crim, creeps into a super-computer to catch the world′s smartest mice and flies to the middle of the ocean with her Great Aunt Olympia in search of the long-lost secret of the Sea People.Ages:...

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Shred!

BookWith knuckle-busting lessons covering surefire techniques, Shred will light a napalm-hot blaze under your fingers and kick your playing up to ludicrous speed Shredding is a challenge, but this book breaks it down, demystifying guitar solos that sound intimidating on record. Each chapter examines one killer technique in-depth, including: sweep picking, thrash-chording, blues shredding, tapping, legato playing, and the whammy bar. The CD...

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How Far Is It to the Moon?

It's always nice to see Mickey Mouse. Very informative and a great book to use when introducing planets and stars. A great song to sing during circle time could be "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star". You could also have the kids finger paint little stars on a big poster board.

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The Naumburg Master

Exploring one of the outstanding artists of the late Middle Ages, this guide presents the accomplishments of the anonymous architect and sculptor known as the Naumburg Master. The volume focuses on the subject within his cultural environment and describes his work and influences in detail. The Naumburg Cathedral—renowned as the artist’s masterpiece and the source of his moniker—is examined along with the architecture and art of the cathedral’s...

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SQL Cookbook

You know the rudiments of the SQL query language, yet you feel you aren't taking full advantage of SQL's expressive power. You'd like to learn how to do more work with SQL inside the database before pushing data across the network to your applications. You'd like to take your SQL skills to the next level.Let's face it, SQL is a deceptively simple language to learn, and many database developers never go far beyond the simple statement:...

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Voice of Reason

"Voice of Reason" is a breath of fresh air in today's toxic political climate, offering a positive message in dark times: that with reason, common sense, and pragmatism, we can find common ground between all Americans-left, right, and center. If you're sick of the hyperactive bleating of the Ann Coulters and Michael Moores, and you're ready for a straightforward and fair discussion of today's biggest issues, there's only one Voice of Reason out...

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Consuelo

A novel of musical life set in the 18th century. The story of Consuelo, a Gypsy singer, and her adventures in Venice, Austria and Bohemia, narrated by the most eminent of French female writers. Sand was a prolific (nearly 60 novels) writer who shocked Paris with her own sexual escapades, but in her writing dealt with the serious issues of her time and was identified with the Romantic literary movement. Sand's strong, independent women characters...

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Beginning Silverlight 5 in C#

The growing popularity of Web 2.0 applications is increasing user expectations for high-quality website design, presentation, and functionality. It is into this climate that Microsoft is releasing Silverlight 5, thelatest iteration of its cross-browser web presentation technology.Beginning Silverlight 5 in C#brings you to the cutting edge of Web 2.0 application design and includes plenty of practical guidance to get you started straight...

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Caly's Lion (Lions of the Serengeti, #3)

A wounded lion is a dangerous beast... While hiding from vicious militants in a shack she's called "home" the past couple of weeks, Caly Anderson happens upon a wounded lion. Even though the ferocious beast scares the holy hell out of her, the nurse in her wins over, compelling Caly to help the big, suffering cat...just as soon as she's finished freaking the fuck out, that is. Her panic returns when she awakens to find her lion is now a hot hunk...

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Faith of Our Fathers

Battles rage as passions on the home front fill the heart of every American citizen. The Civil War progresses in tragic intensity as the Birmingham saga continues-two brothers, along with their families and loved ones, divided in their loyalties between North and South. In an effort to learn the truth about the war, reporter Anne Birmingham continues her charade as a soldier. But how long can she risk her life in battle, even as she hides her...

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Cooperation (Nato Asi Series. Series F, Computer And Systems Sciences, Vol 155)

Issues relating to the emergence, persistence, and stability of cooperation among social agents of every type are widely recognized to be of paramount importance. They are also analytically difficult and intellectually challenging. This book, arising from a NATO Advanced Study Institute held at SUNY in 1994, is an up-to-date presentation of the contribution of game theory to the subject. The contributors are leading specialists who focus on the...

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Storie dal crepuscolo di un mondo / 2

Nota: Seconda parte della versione italiana di "Songs of the Dying Earth", la prima è Storie dal crepuscolo di un mondo/1, la terza è La Terra al tramontoSotto un sole morente, gli ultimi rappresentanti della razza umana vivono esistenze di mistero e avventura. Come sopravviveranno i guerrieri, i sacerdoti e i semplici profittatori di questa Terra morente, nel buio e nel gelo che sembrano l’unica promessa? Nei racconti di una...

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Cookie Angel

When the clock strikes twelve, all the presents under the Christmas tree come to life and start a ruckus! Monkey speeds around in a red racing car, and Doll and Jack-in-the-Box fight over candy canes. Can Cookie Angel stop the toys from waking the children before Christmas morning?Bethany Roberts's fun-filled story about what happens on the night before Christmas, brought to life by Vladimir Vagin's expressive fullcolor...

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Effective Migraine Treatment in Pregnant and Lactating Women

More than 28 million Americans suffer from migraine headaches, with migraine affecting nearly one in five women in their reproductive years. Effective Migraine Treatment in Pregnant and Lactating Women: A Practical Guide, provides a comprehensive resource to address diagnosis, testing, and treatment of headaches in reproductively fertile women. This important new book offers a wealth of practical, ready-to-use, clinically tested tips and...

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Mother Earth Father Sky

In a time before history, in a harsh and beautiful land near the top of the world, womanhood comes cruelly and suddenly to beautiful, young Chagak. Surviving the brutal massacre of her tribe, she sets out across the icy waters off Ameria's northwest coast on an astonishing odyssey that will reveal to Chagak powerful secrets of the earth and sky... and the mysteries of love and loss.

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Annie Crow Knoll (Annie Crow Knoll, #2)

Return to Annie Crow Knoll . . . a place where people come to restore their spirits, heal their pain and reclaim their lives.Nate Bidwell blamed his mother Annie for his parents' divorce.Buried hurts and resentments between mother and son make Nate reluctant to risk his heart when his childhood friend Beth Ann offers him her own. Instead, he allows himself to fall in love with the fragile and dependent June, and Annie's opposition to...

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A Life of Death

Welcome to Weston Kincade's A Life of Death: 5 - 8. A coming-of-age, paranormal mystery. This is PART FIVE, SIX, SEVEN, and EIGHT of an ongoing series. Every two weeks a new episode will be released with no end in sight. Here's the synopsis: Episode Five: Alcohol claims another life close to home. Alex and Paige set out to discover the truth, but who would believe a troubled teenager who claims to have visions? The...

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The Two Faces Of Education In Ethnic Conflict

This publication challenges a widely-held assumption - that education is inevitably a force for good. While stressing the many stabilizing aspects of good quality education, the book shows how education can be manipulated to drive a wedge between people, rather than drawing them closer together. After analyzing the increasing importance of ethnicity in contemporary conflicts, this Innocenti Insight outlines the negative and positive faces of...

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Journey Across the Life Span

As health care delivery changes, there is a growing emphasis on health promotion, maintenance, and restoration for individuals in a variety of settings. Elaine Polan and Daphne Taylor's book addressees those needs as it guides students through the life cycle-from conception to old age. Through user-friendly chapters and new, four-color presentation, they provide LPN/LVN students with a complete review of growth and development across the...

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Data Mining

Data mining, or knowledge discovery, has become an indispensable technology for businesses and researchers in many fields. Drawing on work in such areas as statistics, machine learning, pattern recognition, databases, and high performance computing, data mining extracts useful information from the large data sets now available to industry and science. This collection surveys the most recent advances in the field and charts directions for future...

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Tank Commander (Carey Family, #12)

Ronald Welch is the pen name of Ronald Felton, author of twelve historical novels for children. After reading history at Cambridge, he taught at Bedford Modern School and then became headmaster of Okehampton Grammar School in Devon. He was awarded the Carnegie Medal forKnight Crusader in 1954 which is to be serialized in Story Time on BBC on 4th July, 1972. His interest in military history stems from his family background and his service in The...

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Den brinnande ugnen

Ich empfand die Geschichte bzw. den Lauf der Geschichte an vielen Stellen sehr verwirrend. Ich hatte den Eindruck, da wurde auf Schilderungen verzichtet und beim Leser vorausgesetzt, dass er so viel Fantasie hat, sich diese "Hinleitungen" bzw. "Zwischenschritte" selber dazu zu dichten.(z.B. "Was? Wieso steht der jetzt auf einmal auf dem Rasen? Der war doch gerade noch in der Küche?!"). Die Charaktere bleiben alle etwas farblos, auch...

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Psychic Warrior (Psychic Warrior, #1)

HE'S THE ULTIMATE COMMANDO: INVISIBLE. INVULNERABLE. INVINCIBLE.PSYCHIC WARRIORIn 1981 psychics were secretly gathered in a classified military facility to "remote-view" enemy targets.It didn't work. Project Grill Flame was disbanded.Or so the public was told.That was a lie.Renamed Bright Gate, today it is a top secret operation few know exists. Its objective is to produce a virtual soldier who can leave his body...

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Venus in Furs

Venus in Furs is a fabulous tableau of pain and ecstasy in which men and women writhe in the thrall of a perverse fever, exploring the limits of sexuality and free will.In the simple setting of an Edwardian parlor, a mistress, her servant and a vile military officer enact tortuous fantasies of dominance and submission, punishment and bondage.Venus, following in the footsteps of other Crepax heroines -...

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Hardpressed (The Hacker Series, Book 2)

In Hardpressed, the highly anticipated second book of the Hacker Series that began with Hardwired, Blake and Erica face threats that put both their love and their lives on the line. Despite Blake Landon’s controlling ways, the young and wealthy hacker finally won the trust of the woman he loves. Internet entrepreneur Erica Hathaway broke down the walls that kept her from opening her heart and her business to Blake. Ready to start...

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Hidden Demon

**18 and over please, sexually descriptive** SEX is murder and Jerry Bennett knew that better than anyone else did. After a lengthy period of absence, he was finally returning to the Criminal Investigation Department or CID. He’d been brutally attacked by Doug Crowe the killer Jerry had been pursuing. There were changes within the department and now a new killer was in town or has Doug Crowe returned? This new killer was Jerry’s...

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Le femmine incantate

Un'opera della maturità di Magnus, una serie di racconti esotici, con un raffinato erotismo, ispirati alle novelle cinesi tratte da "I Racconti Fantastici di Liao". Sono gli anni '90 e Magnus vive in una nostalgia illuminata, attirato dalla cultura orientale e padrone assoluto del proprio segno e delle proprie capacità. Tutto questo si riflette in un'opera qui corredata di contributi che puntano a far conoscere quale fosse il metodo di...

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Fabulous Orients

'Fabulous Orients' is an original work of criticism which illustrates the centrality of narratives of and from the eastern territories of Turkey, Persia, China, and India in the novel and constructions of western identity in a culture on the threshold of empire.

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Sydney

Part memoir, part guide to Sydney, Australia, this melancholic, moving, and funny exploration intertwines novelist Delia Falconer's own stories with the city's historical and literary past, showing how the city has evolved from the 1970s through today. From mad clergymen and amateur astronomers to Indigenous weather experts and local artists, this personal and unique record depicts the inhabitants of a beautiful, violent, and deeply spiritual...

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Dickens, barbe à papa et autres nourritures délectables

Philippe Delermest né le 27 novembre 1950 à Auvers-sur-Oise. Ses parents étant instituteurs, il passe son enfance dans des «maisons d’école» : à Auvers, Louveciennes, Saint-Germain. Études de Lettres à la faculté de Nanterre, puis nommé professeur de lettres en Normandie. Il vit donc depuis 1975 à Beaumont-le-Roger (Eure), avec Martine, sa femme, également professeur de lettres et...

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Rigger

Alek likes to tie up women. As a rigger, he’s into the aesthetics of bondage—the pattern of rope against skin, the marks left in tender flesh—but he also likes the high of being in control and, yeah, it turns him on. When Alek needs a model to complete the photographs for his book on rope bondage, he asks his friend Shaela. Shaela has known Alek since high school, and while she disapproves of his kinky sexual habits, he’s a friend and...

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Patagonia Handbook, 4th

Patagonia is a pioneering land of vast horizons and limitless possibilities. Footprint’s Patagonia Handbook will guide you from emerald lakes and snow-capped volcanoes, through estancias on the Argentine steppe, down to granite turrets sculpted by roaring, powerful glaciers. · Great coverage of the top activities and sights in the region, including glacier trekking, white-water rafting, whale spotting, boat trips and...

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