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Mary: The Summoning

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There is a right way and a wrong way to summon her. Jess had done the research. Success requires precision: a dark room, a mirror, a candle, salt, and four teenage girls. Each of them--Jess, Shauna, Kitty, and Anna--must link hands, follow the rules . . . and never let go. A thrilling fear spins around the room the first time Jess calls her name: "Bloody Mary. Bloody Mary. BLOODY MARY." A ripple of terror follows when a shadowy silhouette emerges through the fog, a specter trapped behind the mirror. Once is not enough, though--at least not for Jess. Mary is called again. And again. But when their summoning circle is broken, Bloody Mary slips through the glass with a taste for revenge on her lips. As the girls struggle to escape Mary's wrath, loyalties are questioned, friendships are torn apart, and lives are forever altered. A haunting trail of clues leads Shauna on a desperate search to uncover the legacy of Mary Worth. What she finds will change everything, but will it be enough to stop Mary--and Jess--before it's too late?

The Summoning

The Summoning Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Troy Denning
Editor: Wizards of the Coast
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From the depths of the demiplane of shadow comes a new magic so mysterious it confounds even the Chosen of Mystra. From beneath the dune seas of Anauroch escapes one of Toril's most powerful and ancient evils -- the phaerimm. From Evereska, the last elven refuge on comes word of invasion. From nowhere appears a group of enigmatic sorcerers determined to destroy the phaerimm and save Evereska . . . for purposes known only to themselves. From the author of Crucible: The Trial of Cyric the Mad, Beyond the High Road, and Death of the Dragon (with Ed Greenwood) comes the most Realms-shaking event since The Threat from the Sea.

Everyman

Everyman Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Anonymous
Editor: Courier Corporation
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The most durable of medieval morality plays, along with 3 other classics: The Second Shepherd’s Play, Noah’s Flood and Hickscorner. All from standard texts.

How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord: Volume 1

How NOT to Summon a Demon Lord: Volume 1 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Yukiya Murasaki
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In the MMORPG Cross Reverie, Takuma Sakamoto is so powerful that he is lauded as the "Demon Lord" by other players. One day, he is summoned to a world outside his own-- but with the same appearance he had in the game! There, he meets two girls who both proclaim themselves to be his Summoner. They perform an Enslavement Ritual to turn him into their Summon... but that's when Takuma's passive ability activates! Instead, it is the girls who become enslaved! Though Takuma may be the strongest Sorcerer there is, he has no idea how to talk with other people. It is here he makes his choice: to act based on his persona from the game! "Amazing? But of course... I am Diablo, the being known and feared as the Demon Lord!" So begins a tale of adventure with an earth-shakingly powerful Demon Lord (or at least someone who acts like one) taking on another world!

The California Landlord's Law Book

The California Landlord's Law Book Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nils Rosenquest
Editor: Nolo
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Sooner or later, nearly every residential landlord has to evict a tenant for nonpayment of rent, property damage, an illegal sublet (including Airbnb), or another violation of the lease or the law. You don't always need to hire a lawyer, but you do need reliable information, particularly if your property is under rent control.

E-Discovery Tools and Applications in Modern Libraries

E-Discovery Tools and Applications in Modern Libraries Pdf/ePub eBook Author: de Smet, Egbert,Dhamdhere, Sangeeta
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522504753
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E-Discovery Tools and Applications in Modern Libraries by de Smet, Egbert,Dhamdhere, Sangeeta Summary

Technology has revolutionized the ways in which libraries store, share, and access information. As digital resources and tools continue to advance, so too do the opportunities for libraries to become more efficient and house more information. E-Discovery Tools and Applications in Modern Libraries presents critical research on the digitization of data and how this shift has impacted knowledge discovery, storage, and retrieval. This publication explores several emerging trends and concepts essential to electronic discovery, such as library portals, responsive websites, and federated search technology. The timely research presented within this publication is designed for use by librarians, graduate-level students, technology developers, and researchers in the field of library and information science.

Paralegal Career For Dummies

Paralegal Career For Dummies Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Scott A. Hatch,Lisa Zimmer Hatch
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Paralegal Career For Dummies by Scott A. Hatch,Lisa Zimmer Hatch Summary

Your career as a top-notch paralegal starts here The demand for paralegal professionals is exploding, and Paralegal Career For Dummies, 2nd Edition explains the skills and requirements needed to pursue this rewarding career. Inside, you’ll discover the ins and outs of paralegal skills, from preparing documents and performing legal research to obtaining certification, job hunting, and understanding legal concepts. Use this hands-on guide to help in your career considerations, bolster your paralegal training, or as an everyday on-the-job reference. Paralegal Career For Dummies will be your trusty assistant through all phases of your life as a paralegal, taking you forward with tips on networking and joining professional organizations that will enhance your career. Discover the job skills required for success as a paralegal Learn important legal concepts you’ll need on the job Access forms, templates, and examples on the companion website Develop strategies to manage time and advance your career Complete with a companion website containing a wealth of valuable information, this book covers everything you need to become a top-notch paralegal.

Research Handbook on Climate Change Law and Loss & Damage

Research Handbook on Climate Change Law and Loss & Damage Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Doelle, Meinhard,Seck, Sara L.
Editor: Edward Elgar Publishing
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Research Handbook on Climate Change Law and Loss & Damage by Doelle, Meinhard,Seck, Sara L. Summary

This timely Research Handbook offers an insightful review of how legal systems Ð whether domestic, international or transnational Ð can and should adjust to fairly and effectively support loss and damage (L&D) claims in climate change law.Ê International contributors guide readers through a detailed assessment of the history and current state of L&D provisions under the UN climate regime and consider the opportunities to fund L&D claims both within and outside the UN climate system.Ê

The Darkest Powers Trilogy, 3-book bundle

The Darkest Powers Trilogy, 3-book bundle Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Kelley Armstrong
Editor: Penguin
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The Darkest Powers Trilogy, 3-book bundle by Kelley Armstrong Summary

Kelley Armstrong's New York Times bestselling Darkest Powers trilogy is collected here for the first time! The Summoning: Chloe is locked up in Lyle House, a "special home" for troubled teens. Yet the home isn't what it seems. There is definitely more to Chloe's housemates than meets the eye. The question is, whose side are they on? It's up to her to figure out the dangerous secrets behind Lyle House . . . before its skeletons come back to haunt her. The Awakening: Chloe Saunders is a living science experiment--not only can she see ghosts, but she was genetically altered by a sinister organization called the Edison Group. She's a teenage necromancer whose powers are out of control, which means she can raise the dead without even trying. Now Chloe's running for her life with three of her supernatural friends--a charming sorcerer, a cynical werewolf, and a disgruntled witch--and they have to find someone who can help them before the Edison Group catches them. The Reckoning: Chloe Saunders's life is not what you would call normal. First of all, she can't figure out how she feels about a certain antisocial werewolf or his charming brother--who just happens to be a sorcerer. Then there's the fact that she's running for her life from an evil corporation that's trying to kill her and her supernatural friends. And finally, she's a genetically altered necromancer who can raise the dead, rotting corpses and all, without even trying. But Chloe has a plan. And the end is very near.

SEDM Resouce Revision History, Form #01.009

SEDM Resouce Revision History, Form #01.009 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sovereignty Education and Defense Ministry (SEDM)
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SEDM Resouce Revision History, Form #01.009 by Sovereignty Education and Defense Ministry (SEDM) Summary

Master index of all Forms, Litigation Tools, Response Letters, and Exhibits grouped by resource type and then Item Number. Includes revision history of each item. Does not include Member Subscription Library content.

Summoned

Summoned Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Iddo Tavory
Editor: University of Chicago Press
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Summoned by Iddo Tavory Summary

On a typical weekday, men of the Beverly-La Brea Orthodox community wake up early, beginning their day with Talmud reading and prayer at 5:45am, before joining Los Angeles’ traffic. Those who work “Jewish jobs”—teachers, kosher supervisors, or rabbis—will stay enmeshed in the Orthodox world throughout the workday. But even for the majority of men who spend their days in the world of gentiles, religious life constantly reasserts itself. Neighborhood fixtures like Jewish schools and synagogues are always after more involvement; evening classes and prayers pull them in; the streets themselves seem to remind them of who they are. And so the week goes, culminating as the sabbatical observances on Friday afternoon stretch into Saturday evening. Life in this community, as Iddo Tavory describes it, is palpably thick with the twin pulls of observance and sociality. In Summoned, Tavory takes readers to the heart of the exhilarating—at times exhausting—life of the Beverly-La Brea Orthodox community. Just blocks from West Hollywood’s nightlife, the Orthodox community thrives next to the impure sights, sounds, and smells they encounter every day. But to sustain this life, as Tavory shows, is not simply a moral decision they make. To be Orthodox is to be constantly called into being. People are reminded of who they are as they are called upon by organizations, prayer quorums, the nods of strangers, whiffs of unkosher food floating through the street, or the rarer Anti-Semitic remarks. Again and again, they find themselves summoned both into social life and into their identity as Orthodox Jews. At the close of Tavory’s fascinating ethnography, we come away with a better understanding of the dynamics of social worlds, identity, interaction and self—not only in Beverly-La Brea, but in society at large.

What's Left Now?

What's Left Now? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Andrew Hindmoor
Editor: Oxford University Press
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Our sense of history shapes how we think about ourselves. One of the distinguishing features of the left in Britain is that it holds to a remorselessly bleak and miserabilist view of our recent political history — one in which Margaret Thatcher's election in 1979 marked the start of a still-continuing fall from political grace made evident by the triumph of a free market get-what-you-can neoliberal ideology, dizzying levels of inequality, social decay, rampant individualism, state authoritarianism, and political corruption. The left does not like what has happened to us and it does not like what we have become. Andrew Hindmoor argues that this history is wrong and self-harming. It is wrong because Britain has in many respects become a more politically attractive and progressive country over the last few decades. It is self-harming because this bleak history undermines faith in politics. Post-Brexit, post-Grenfell, and post the 2010, 2015, and 2017 general elections, things may not, right now, look that great. But looked at over the longer haul, Britain is a long way from being a posterchild for neoliberalism. Left-wing ideas and arguments have shaped and continue to shape our politics.

Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic

Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Nicholas D. Smith
Editor: Oxford University Press
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Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic by Nicholas D. Smith Summary

Nicholas D. Smith presents an original interpretation of the Republic, considering it to be a book about knowledge and education. Over the course of Summoning Knowledge in Plato's Republic, he argues for four main theses. Firstly, the Republic is not just a work that has a lot to say about education; it is a book that depicts Socrates as attempting to engage his interlocutors in such a way as to help to educate them and also engages us, the readers, in a way that helps to educate us. Secondly, Plato does not suppose that education, properly understood, should have as its primary aim putting knowledge into souls that do not already have it. Instead, the education Plato discusses, represents occurring between Socrates and his interlocutors, and hopes to achieve in his readers is one that aims to arouse the power of knowledge in us and then to begin to train that power always to engage with what is more real, rather than what is less real. Thirdly, Plato's conception of knowledge is not the one typically presented in contemporary epistemology. It is, rather, the power of conceptualization by the use of exemplars. And finally, Plato engages this power of knowledge in the Republic in a way he represents as only a kind of second-best way to engage knowledge - and not as the best way, which would be dialectic. Instead, Plato uses images that summon the power of knowledge to begin the process by which the power may become fully realized.

Summoned

Summoned Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Daniel Allen Jr.
Editor: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830897038
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In this honest guide meant for young men and those who mentor them, leadership coach Daniel Allen shares how we can thrive in our faith, vocation and relationships. Including a four-session study guide, this book gives practical, real-life advice for shaping a godly view of manhood, building character and growing in spiritual practices and leadership.

Yours Is the Night

Yours Is the Night Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Amanda Dykes
Editor: Baker Books
ISBN: 1493431463
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A mysterious song in the forest . . . A discovery in war-torn France . . . A journey toward hope. The trenches of the Great War are a shadowed place. Though Platoon Sergeant Matthew Petticrew arrived there with a past long marked by shadow, the realities of battle bring new wounds--carving within him a longing for light, and a resolve to fight for it. One night, Matthew and his comrades are enraptured by a sound so pure, a voice so ethereal, it offers reprieve--even if only for a moment. Soon, rumors sweep the trenches from others who have heard the lullaby too. "The Angel of Argonne," they call the voice: a mysterious presence who leaves behind wreaths on unmarked graves. Raised in the wild depths of the Forest of Argonne, Mireilles finds her reclusive world rocked when war crashes into her idyllic home, taking much from her. When Matthew and his two unlikely companions discover Mireilles, they must embark on a journey that will change each of them forever . . . and perhaps, at long last, spark light into the dark. On the 100th anniversary of the dedication of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier comes an emotive tale inspired by the courageous soldiers of World War I.

The City of Ember

The City of Ember Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Jeanne DuPrau
Editor: Random House Books for Young Readers
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The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau Summary

A modern-day classic. This highly acclaimed adventure series about two friends desperate to save their doomed city has captivated kids and teachers alike for almost fifteen years and has sold over 3.5 MILLION copies! The city of Ember was built as a last refuge for the human race. Two hundred years later, the great lamps that light the city are beginning to flicker. When Lina finds part of an ancient message, she’s sure it holds a secret that will save the city. She and her friend Doon must race to figure out the clues before the lights go out on Ember forever! Nominated to 28 State Award Lists! An American Library Association Notable Children’s Book A New York Public Library 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing Selection A Kirkus Reviews Editors’ Choice A Child Magazine Best Children’s Book A Mark Twain Award Winner A William Allen White Children’s Book Award Winner “A realistic post-apocalyptic world. DuPrau’s book leaves Doon and Lina on the verge of undiscovered country and readers wanting more.” —USA Today “An electric debut.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred “While Ember is colorless and dark, the book itself is rich with description.” —VOYA, Starred “A harrowing journey into the unknown, and cryptic messages for readers to decipher.” —Kirkus Reviews, Starred

The Summons

The Summons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: A. E. W. Mason
Editor: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1776586751
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Be careful what you wish for, because it just might come true. That's the painful lesson that Captain Harry Luttrell learns in A. E. W. Mason's gripping espionage thriller The Summons. Desperately seeking excitement and mental stimulation, Luttrell applies for a post transfer to Egypt. But by the time his request is granted, Luttrell has a compelling reason to stay put.

Heptameron: Ou, Elementos Mágicos

Heptameron: Ou, Elementos Mágicos Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Abano ,peter De
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Heptameron: Ou, Elementos Mágicos by Abano ,peter De Summary

Obrigado por conferir este livro da W.uriel self Publishing. Agradecemos o seu negócio e esperamos atendê-lo em breve. Temos milhares de títulos disponíveis e convidamos você a nos procurar pelo nome, entrar em contato pelo site ou fazer o download dos catálogos mais recentes. Aqueles que não provaram superstições mágicas podem aqui encontrá-los prontos para suas mãos. Em resumo, neste livro são mantidos os princípios de transportes mágicos . Pode ser concedido de imediato que o compromisso seja escrupulosamente cumprido; o que o operador deve fazer e como deve executá-lo, a fim de atrair espíritos para o discurso , são assuntos expostos tão claramente que o homem que viaja não precisa errar. Assumindo o cargo sacerdotal do operador, ou um padre cúmplice, é tudo tão simples que o fracasso não poderia muito bem ser atribuído a um erro de sua parte. O procedimento é dividido em duas partes - um método geral para a evocação dos Espíritos do Ar, que são indubitavelmente demônios, e um conjunto de conjurações angélicas próprias para cada dia da semana. A segunda seção provavelmente pertence ao departamento de Magia Branca, pois as inteligências envolvidas são boas e ótimas, embora seus escritórios sejam mistos e confusos, incluindo a descoberta de tesouros, a detecção de segredos, o fomento da guerra, a abertura de fechaduras e ferrolhos. , adquirindo o amor das mulheres, inclinando os homens ao luxo e semeando o ódio e o mau pensamento. Obviamente, Magia Branca desse tipo é muito mais negra do que é pintada. Heptameron: ou, elementos mágicos Pietro d Abano, também conhecido como Petrus de Apono, Petrus Aponensis ou Pedro de Abano [1] (c. 1257 [2] [3] - 1316), foi um filósofo italiano, astrólogo e professor de medicina em Pádua. [ 4] Ele nasceu na cidade italiana de onde ele leva seu nome, agora Abano Terme. Ganhei fama escrevendo Conciliator Differentiarum, também entre Philosophos e Medicos Versantur. Ele acabou sendo acusado de heresia e ateísmo, e veio antes da Inquisição. Ele morreu na prisão em 1315 (algumas fontes dizem 1316 [5]) antes do final de seu julgamento.

Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Editor: One World
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • NAMED ONE OF TIME’S TEN BEST NONFICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE • PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST • ONE OF OPRAH’S “BOOKS THAT HELP ME THROUGH” • NOW AN HBO ORIGINAL SPECIAL EVENT Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the most important essayist in a generation and a writer who changed the national political conversation about race” (Rolling Stone) NAMED ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS OF THE DECADE BY CNN • NAMED ONE OF PASTE’S BEST MEMOIRS OF THE DECADE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • O: The Oprah Magazine • The Washington Post • People • Entertainment Weekly • Vogue • Los Angeles Times • San Francisco Chronicle • Chicago Tribune • New York • Newsday • Library Journal • Publishers Weekly In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an empire on the idea of “race,” a falsehood that damages us all but falls most heavily on the bodies of black women and men—bodies exploited through slavery and segregation, and, today, threatened, locked up, and murdered out of all proportion. What is it like to inhabit a black body and find a way to live within it? And how can we all honestly reckon with this fraught history and free ourselves from its burden? Between the World and Me is Ta-Nehisi Coates’s attempt to answer these questions in a letter to his adolescent son. Coates shares with his son—and readers—the story of his awakening to the truth about his place in the world through a series of revelatory experiences, from Howard University to Civil War battlefields, from the South Side of Chicago to Paris, from his childhood home to the living rooms of mothers whose children’s lives were taken as American plunder. Beautifully woven from personal narrative, reimagined history, and fresh, emotionally charged reportage, Between the World and Me clearly illuminates the past, bracingly confronts our present, and offers a transcendent vision for a way forward.

The Trial

The Trial Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Franz Kafka
Editor: OUP Oxford
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'Someone must have been telling tales about Josef K. for one morning, without having done anything wrong, he was arrested.' A successful professional man wakes up one morning to find himself under arrest for an offence which is never explained. The mysterious court which conducts his trial is outwardly co-operative, but capable of horrific violence. Faced with this ambiguous authority, Josef K. gradually succumbs to its psychological pressure. He consults various advisers without escaping his fate. Was there some way out that he failed to see? Kafka's unfinished novel has been read as a study of political power, a pessimistic religious parable, or a crime novel where the accused man is himself the problem. One of the iconic figures of modern world literature, Kafka writes about universal problems of guilt, responsibility, and freedom; he offers no solutions, but provokes his readers to arrive at meanings of their own. This new edition includes the fragmentary chapters that were omitted from the main text, in a translation that is both natural and exact, and an introduction that illuminates the novel and its author. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.

On Liberty

On Liberty Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John Stuart Mill
Editor: Phoemixx Classics Ebooks
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On Liberty John Stuart Mill - Published in 1859, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty presented one of the most eloquent defenses of individual freedom in nineteenth-century social and political philosophy and is today perhaps the most widely-read liberal argument in support of the value of liberty. Mill's passionate advocacy of spontaneity, individuality, and diversity, along with his contempt for compulsory uniformity and the despotism of popular opinion, has attracted both admiration and condemnation.

Obasan

Obasan Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joy Kogawa
Editor: Penguin
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Winner of the American Book Award Based on the author's own experiences, this award-winning novel was the first to tell the story of the evacuation, relocation, and dispersal of Canadian citizens of Japanese ancestry during the Second World War.

Celebrating Life Customs around the World: From Baby Showers to Funerals [3 volumes]

Celebrating Life Customs around the World: From Baby Showers to Funerals [3 volumes] Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Victoria Williams Ph.D.
Editor: ABC-CLIO
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Celebrating Life Customs around the World: From Baby Showers to Funerals [3 volumes] by Victoria Williams Ph.D. Summary

This book documents hundreds of customs and traditions practiced in countries outside of the United States, showcasing the diversity of birth, coming-of-age, and death celebrations worldwide. • Examines cultural events in the general categories of birth and childhood events, teen and early adulthood milestones, and aging and death customs • Offers primary and cultural document excerpts that are useful for the purposes of meeting Common Core standards • Includes color inserts that help bring the text to life • Features sidebars that present fun facts, interesting anecdotes, and recipes that are often used to celebrate various life-cycle customs in different countries • Provides information ideal for students studying geography, global studies, anthropology, and world cultures

The Manchurian Candidate

The Manchurian Candidate Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Richard Condon
Editor: RosettaBooks
ISBN: 0795335067
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The classic thriller about a hostile foreign power infiltrating American politics: “Brilliant . . . wild and exhilarating.” —The New Yorker A war hero and the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, Sgt. Raymond Shaw is keeping a deadly secret—even from himself. During his time as a prisoner of war in North Korea, he was brainwashed by his Communist captors and transformed into a deadly weapon—a sleeper assassin, programmed to kill without question or mercy at his captors’ signal. Now he’s been returned to the United States with a covert mission: to kill a candidate running for US president . . . This “shocking, tense” and sharply satirical novel has become a modern classic, and was the basis for two film adaptations (San Francisco Chronicle). “Crammed with suspense.” —Chicago Tribune “Condon is wickedly skillful.” —Time

The Millionaire Fastlane

The Millionaire Fastlane Pdf/ePub eBook Author: MJ DeMarco
Editor: Viperion Publishing Corp
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10TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION Is the financial plan of mediocrity -- a dream-stealing, soul-sucking dogma known as "The Slowlane" your plan for creating wealth? You know how it goes; it sounds a lil something like this: "Go to school, get a good job, save 10% of your paycheck, buy a used car, cancel the movie channels, quit drinking expensive Starbucks mocha lattes, save and penny-pinch your life away, trust your life-savings to the stock market, and one day, when you are oh, say, 65 years old, you can retire rich." The mainstream financial gurus have sold you blindly down the river to a great financial gamble: You've been hoodwinked to believe that wealth can be created by recklessly trusting in the uncontrollable and unpredictable markets: the housing market, the stock market, and the job market. This impotent financial gamble dubiously promises wealth in a wheelchair -- sacrifice your adult life for a financial plan that reaps dividends in the twilight of life. Accept the Slowlane as your blueprint for wealth and your financial future will blow carelessly asunder on a sailboat of HOPE: HOPE you can find a job and keep it, HOPE the stock market doesn't tank, HOPE the economy rebounds, HOPE, HOPE, and HOPE. Do you really want HOPE to be the centerpiece for your family's financial plan? Drive the Slowlane road and you will find your life deteriorate into a miserable exhibition about what you cannot do, versus what you can. For those who don't want a lifetime subscription to "settle-for-less" and a slight chance of elderly riches, there is an alternative; an expressway to extraordinary wealth that can burn a trail to financial independence faster than any road out there. Why jobs, 401(k)s, mutual funds, and 40-years of mindless frugality will never make you rich young. Why most entrepreneurs fail and how to immediately put the odds in your favor. The real law of wealth: Leverage this and wealth has no choice but to be magnetized to you. The leading cause of poorness: Change this and you change everything. How the rich really get rich - and no, it has nothing to do with a paycheck or a 401K match. Why the guru's grand deity - compound interest - is an impotent wealth accelerator. Why the guru myth of "do what you love" will most likely keep you poor, not rich. And 250+ more poverty busting distinctions... Demand the Fastlane, an alternative road-to-wealth; one that actually ignites dreams and creates millionaires young, not old. Change lanes and find your explosive wealth accelerator. Hit the Fastlane, crack the code to wealth, and find out how to live rich for a lifetime.

Weight of Glory

Weight of Glory Pdf/ePub eBook Author: C. S. Lewis
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The classic Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis, the most important Christian writer of the 20th century, contains nine sermons delivered by Lewis during World War Two. The nine addresses in Weight of Glory offer guidance, inspiration, and a compassionate apologetic for the Christian faith during a time of great doubt.

Summoned to Lead

Summoned to Lead Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leonard Sweet
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Leadership Re-VisionedCast a vision, set a strategy, rally the troops, and take the hill—you don’t need another book to rehash the well-worn principles of modern leadership. But if you’re looking for something different, something that . . . approaches leadership as an art as well as a scienceinspires hope and expectation in those of us who aren’t born leaderschallenges those with leadership roles to explore new possibilities. . . then Leonard Sweet wants to help you discover a very different kind of leadership vision. It’s one you hear if your ears are open, and it could summon you at any time. When you respond, the puzzle pieces of who you are will fit together into a leader others follow because you’ve answered a call, not trained for a position. “The church has it all wrong. It is trying to train leaders. Instead, it ought to train everyone to listen and to develop their own soundtrack.”Leaders don’t see a vision, says Sweet, they hear one. “Sound becomes sight. Leaders hear life.”For a sonogram of “acoustic leadership,” Sweet takes us inside the incredible account of Sir Ernest Shackleton, the celebrated polar explorer who led his entire crew of twenty-seven from disaster in the Antarctic to safety. Called “the greatest leader that ever came on God’s earth, bar none,” Shackleton objectifies the goals of Sweet’s own exploration in search of wisdom for today and tomorrow’s truly compelling, voice-activated leaders.Right now, you may be leading many people or just yourself. But who knows what tomorrow—or a minute from now—will call forth in you. Are your ears open?

UBEN-HYENG The Ancestral Summons

UBEN-HYENG The Ancestral Summons Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Odwirafo Kwesi Ra Nehem Ptah Akhan
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UBEN-HYENG The Ancestral Summons UBEN-HYENG (u· ben' - shehng') is the combination of the Kenesu/Khanitu-Kamau (Nubian-Egyptian) term, Uben and the Twi-Akan term, Hyeng. The terms are defined in their respective languages as descriptive of drawing forth by illumination, to shine; bright, brilliant. As a name, they are representative of the revivifying energy of Creative Power. Just as the morning Sun calls for the rejuvenation of Earth, UBEN-HYENG is a summons for the rejuvenation of the culture. Contents: Origin and function of Our Spiritual Inheritance · Origin and purpose of: Libation · Ancestral and Deity worship · Ancestral and Deity possession · Ritual prayer · Ritual meditation · Ritual song and dance · Nature worship · Talismans and amulets · Ritual procreative activity · Oracular divination Nature and function of Idols · Necessity of making offerings · Origin and purpose of shrines · Necessity for Ancestral communication · Nature and function of the Goddesses and Gods · Nature and function of Ancestral names and Ancestral languages · Origin and purpose of immortality · Nature and function of cycles · Nature and function of Self-defense · Origin and purpose for sacrifice · Liberation and Ancestral religion · Law

Goddess of the Sea

Goddess of the Sea Pdf/ePub eBook Author: P. C. Cast
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New York Times bestselling author P. C. Cast presents the first novel in her Goddess Summoning series... Home alone on the night of her twenty-fifth birthday, Air Force Sergeant Christine Canady yearned for something to cure her loneliness. After drinking too much champagne, she recited a divine invocation to revive her humdrum life. But how was she to know the spell would actually work? When her plane crashes into the ocean, CC’s life changes forever. She awakens, bewildered, to find herself in a legendary time and place ruled by magic—and in the body of the mythic mermaid Undine. But danger lurks in the waters, ready to swallow CC whole. Taking pity on her, the goddess Gaea turns her into a damsel, that she might seek shelter on land. But when a dashing knight comes to CC’s rescue—a dream-come-true she should be falling for—she instead aches for the sea and the darkly sexy merman who’s stolen her heart…

Rough Justice

Rough Justice Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Bosco
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Ten years ago, in the wake of massive crimes in central Africa and the Balkans, the first permanent international criminal court was established in The Hague despite resistance from some of the world's most powerful states. In the past decade, the court has grown from a few staff in an empty building to a bustling institution with more than a thousand lawyers, investigators, and administrators from around the world. Despite its growth and the backing of more than 120 nations, the ICC is still struggling to assert itself in often turbulent political crises. The ICC is generally autonomous in its ability to select cases and investigate crimes, but it is ultimately dependent on sovereign states, and particularly on the world's leading powers. These states can provide the diplomatic, economic, and military clout the court often needs to get cooperation-and to arrest suspects. But states don't expend precious political capital lightly, and the court has often struggled to get the help it needs. When their interests are most affected, moreover, powerful states usually want the court to keep its distance. Directly and indirectly, they make their preferences known in The Hague. Rough Justice grapples with the court's basic dilemma: designed to be apolitical, it requires the support of politicians who pursue national interests and answer to domestic audiences. Through a sharp analysis of the dynamics at work behind the scenes, Bosco assesses the ways in which powerful states have shaped the court's effort to transform the vision of international justice into reality. This will be the definitive account of the Court and its uneven progress toward advancing accountability around the world.

Misdemeanorland

Misdemeanorland Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Issa Kohler-Hausmann
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An in-depth look at the consequences of New York City’s dramatically expanded policing of low-level offenses Felony conviction and mass incarceration attract considerable media attention these days, yet the most common criminal-justice encounters are for misdemeanors, not felonies, and the most common outcome is not prison. In the early 1990s, New York City launched an initiative under the banner of Broken Windows policing to dramatically expand enforcement against low-level offenses. Misdemeanorland is the first book to document the fates of the hundreds of thousands of people hauled into lower criminal courts as part of this policing experiment. Drawing on three years of fieldwork inside and outside of the courtroom, in-depth interviews, and analysis of trends in arrests and dispositions of misdemeanors going back three decades, Issa Kohler-Hausmann argues that lower courts have largely abandoned the adjudicative model of criminal law administration in which questions of factual guilt and legal punishment drive case outcomes. Due to the sheer volume of arrests, lower courts have adopted a managerial model--and the implications are troubling. Kohler-Hausmann shows how significant volumes of people are marked, tested, and subjected to surveillance and control even though about half the cases result in some form of legal dismissal. She describes in harrowing detail how the reach of America's penal state extends well beyond the shocking numbers of people incarcerated in prisons or stigmatized by a felony conviction. Revealing and innovative, Misdemeanorland shows how the lower reaches of our criminal justice system operate as a form of social control and surveillance, often without adjudicating cases or imposing formal punishment.

The Transformation of Enforcement

The Transformation of Enforcement Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hans W Micklitz,Andrea Wechsler
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This insightful book considers the phenomenon of the transformation of enforcement in European economic law while adopting a distinct global perspective. The editors identify and respond to the need for reflection on transformation processes in the area of enforcement by bringing together the leading international and European scholars in a variety of disciplines to share and compare experiences and learning in different areas of law. Rooted in a wide and regulatory understanding of enforcement, this book showcases the transformation of enforcement with reference to both European economic law (especially transnational commercial law, competition law, intellectual property law, consumer law) and to the current context of significant global economic challenges. Comparative perspectives facilitate the formation of a holistic perspective on enforcement that reaches beyond distinct theoretical accounts, political agendas, regulatory systems, institutional patterns, particular remedies, industry sectors, and stakeholder perspectives. As the first comprehensive and comparative analysis of the enforcement of European economic law that reaches beyond closely confined areas of law, it constitutes a crucial contribution to the theoretical and policy questions of how to design a coherent European enforcement architecture in accordance with essential principles and objectives of the EU economic order This unique study will have broad appeal. By exploring enforcement transformations from a legal and a cross-disciplinary perspective, it will be essential reading for scholars, practitioners and policymakers from different disciplines.

Library Automation: Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis, 3rd Edition

Library Automation: Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis, 3rd Edition Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dania Bilal
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Library Automation: Core Concepts and Practical Systems Analysis, 3rd Edition by Dania Bilal Summary

Recent advances in technology such as cloud computing, recent industry standards such as RFID, bibliographic standards like RDA and BIBFRAME, the increased adoption of open source integrated library systems (ILS), and continued shift in users' expectations have increased the complexity of the decision regarding ILS for all types of libraries. • Addresses a key question: Should media centers and small libraries focus only on commercially available software, or would it be advantageous to choose open source software? • Provides an in-depth treatment of the systems development lifecycle (SDLC) and a six-phase systems analysis and design approach • Covers a wide range of topics, including open source software selection and evaluation, joining consortia, designing and developing in-house integrated automated library systems (ILS), usability principles and assessment methods, and project management

Navigating the State of the United Kingdom

Navigating the State of the United Kingdom Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shantanu Panigrahi
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This Book describes the application of the Conception of Reality uncovered by the author in that the vyvaharika mode (the living Reality) consists of guna-consciousness in sattvic, rajasic and tamasic attributes that explains the interactions between all living beings on the planet and the way to live is to navigate oneself through this complexity to arrive at the destination of liberty and peace of mind that generates ‘ananda’. The Book elaborates this by describing the author’s personal experiences of living his life within the Constitution of the United Kingdom. The book details the experiences of the author in navigating Nature that he describes as being Brahma-Nature generating interactions through which living beings have to chart their way towards survival and prosperity in liberty.

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