The Rules of Wolfe by James Carlos Blake

The Rules of Wolfe
  • Title : The Rules of Wolfe
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • ISBN Code : 0802193293
  • Pages : 240
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  • Language : English
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A “tough, honed-to-the-bone thriller” of family, revenge, and organized crime along the border of Texas and Mexico—from the award-winning author (The Dallas Morning News). Eddie Gato Wolfe is a young, impetuous member of the Wolfe family of Texas gun-runners that goes back generations. Increasingly unfulfilled by his minor role in family operations and eager to set out on his own, Eddie crosses the border to work security for a major Mexican drug cartel led by the ruthless La Navaja. Falling for a mysterious woman named Miranda, Eddie learns too late that an intimate member of La Navaja’s organization considers her his property. When their romance is discovered, Eddie and Miranda are forced to run for their lives, fleeing into the deadly Sonora Desert in hope of crossing the border to safety. But La Navaja’s reach is far and his lust for revenge insatiable. If La Navaja’s men don’t kill Eddie and Miranda, the brutal desert just may. Their only hope: help from the family that Eddie abandoned. A Men’s Journal Best Book of the Year that was shortlisted for the CWA Gold Dagger, this intimate look inside the Mexican drug trade is “one hell of a ride” (Booklist, starred review). “Brilliant . . . Blake’s masterful action-driven narrative and his revealing look at the ultraviolent Mexican drug trade rival the best of Don Winslow and Kem Nunn.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review “Blake’s customary zest for life and death makes his latest modern historical thriller violent, sexy and exciting.” —Kirkus Reviews “This sand-blasted odyssey is quick, bloody and beautiful with prose as eloquent and unexpected as a cactus flower.” —Madison County Herald


The Bones of Wolfe by James Carlos Blake

The Bones of Wolfe
  • Title : The Bones of Wolfe
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • ISBN Code : 0802156967
  • Pages : N.A
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In the newest Wolfe-family adventure from James Carlos Blake, Rudy and Frank Wolfe are engaging in routine miscellaneous business—some legitimate and some less so—for their family when they stumble upon a stash of high-quality pornographic films in a raid. The plot thickens when their Aunt Catalina, the family matriarch aged 115, recognizes a resemblance to her long-lost sister in one of the young performers. Catalina tasks the boys with tracking the girl down, however improbable a connection may be. This proves to be no simple task. Soon, Rudy and Frank find themselves moving away from world of porn and towards the upper echelons of the Sinaloa drug cartel, where the mysterious woman has become a particular favorite of the head narco. For their aunt, the woman, and themselves, Frank and Rudy must find a way to extract her from the cartel. A tropical storm threatens their plan but their widespread and steadfast family stands ready to assist them every deadly mile of the way. Ever daring and innovative, and assisted by the family's ready resources, the Wolfe brothers must run the highest risks in order to achieve the mission assigned them by the Grande Dame.


Country of the Bad Wolfes by James Carlos Blake

Country of the Bad Wolfes
  • Title : Country of the Bad Wolfes
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Cinco Puntos Press
  • ISBN Code : 1935955039
  • Pages : 456
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  • Language : English
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A recipient of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize presents the story of the Wolfe family--a saga that spans three generations, centers on two sets of identical twins and the women they love and ranges from New England to the heart of Mexico before concluding in South Texas. Original.


The Ways of Wolfe by James Carlos Blake

The Ways of Wolfe
  • Title : The Ways of Wolfe
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • ISBN Code : 0802189415
  • Pages : 304
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  • Language : English
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A Mexican-American convict escapes prison to find his daughter in this “gripping ride” by the Los Angeles Times Book Prize–winning author of The House of Wolfe (Arizona Daily Star). Axel Prince Wolfe was the heir apparent to his Texas family’s law firm and its ‘shade trade’ criminal enterprises. Then he took part in a robbery that went wrong. Abandoned by his partners, he was the only one caught. His family was disgraced, his wife absconded, and his infant daughter Jessie was left an orphan. Two decades later, Axel has given up his desire for revenge against his partners. All he wants is to see the woman his daughter has become, despite her lifelong refusal to acknowledge him. With eleven years left to serve, Axel escapes with a young Mexican inmate, evading a massive manhunt by heading down the Rio Grande and into a desert inferno. But as his chance to see Jessie comes within reach, a startling discovery sends Axel headlong toward a reckoning many years in the making. Winner of the Maltese Falcon Award and the Grand Prix du Roman Noir Étranger, James Carlos Blake has been hailed as “one of the most original writers in America today.” The Ways of Wolfe continues his acclaimed saga of the Wolfe family (Chicago Sun-Times). “James Carlos Blake has long been one of my favorites, but his Wolfe family saga may be his best work to date.” —Ace Atkins, on The House of Wolfe


Country of the Bad Wolfes by James Carlos Blake

Country of the Bad Wolfes
  • Title : Country of the Bad Wolfes
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • ISBN Code : 9780802157966
  • Pages : 368
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  • Language : English
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The violent but manifest destiny of the Wolfe family from Yankee America through the Diaz Regime of Mexico.


Shadows of the New Sun by Peter Wright

Shadows of the New Sun
  • Title : Shadows of the New Sun
  • Author : Peter Wright
  • Publisher : Liverpool University Press
  • ISBN Code : 1846310571
  • Pages : 256
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  • Language : English
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Award-winning contemporary science fiction author Gene Wolfe’s densely written and highly imaginative novels have brought him critical acclaim and academic attention—as well as a dedicated fan base. Shadows of the New Sun brings together an impressive selection of hard-to-find resources for the Wolfe reader and scholar. Included are essays on the nature of writing, with discussions of key concepts such as character, structure, and the professional life of the writer; a series of interviews with Wolfe; and the rare Wolfe essay “Books in the Book of the New Sun."


The Complete Short Stories Of Thomas Wolfe by Thomas Wolfe,Francis E. Skipp

The Complete Short Stories Of Thomas Wolfe
  • Title : The Complete Short Stories Of Thomas Wolfe
  • Author : Thomas Wolfe,Francis E. Skipp
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN Code : 0020408919
  • Pages : 656
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  • Language : English
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Collects all 58 of the distinguished American author's short stories in order of their first publication


Borderlands by James Carlos Blake

Borderlands
  • Title : Borderlands
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • ISBN Code : 9780802126443
  • Pages : 272
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The scrublands of South Texas, the warm coastland of the Gulf of Mexico, a cinderblock flophouse near the produce fields of South Florida: all are borderlands of mixed blood and spilled blood, of generations forged in fight, failure, and hope. In this extraordinary collection of short works, the masterful James Carlos Blake, author ofIn the Rogue Blood and the Wolfe family series of border noirs, journeys from the nineteenth-century Mexican frontier to the borderlands of today. Borderlands begins with an introductory piece of memoir, called "The Outsider,” about Blake’s own straddling of worlds and identities. In the following eight haunting stories, we meet Don Sebasti�n Cabrillo Mayor Cort�s y Mendoza, a powerful landowner reduced to howling at the moon from behind the bars of a mental institution; an illegal immigrant in Florida who must reckon with his emotional turmoil after being robbed by a fellow Mexican; a Texas woman orphaned by disease and desertion, making her way into a violent world of men; and many more who pass through the shadows of the borderlands. Bold, honest, and humane, these pieces represent some of the best writing from one of the most original and authentic voices in contemporary fiction.


The Pistoleer by James Carlos Blake

The Pistoleer
  • Title : The Pistoleer
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • ISBN Code : 080218975X
  • Pages : 464
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  • Language : English
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Some called him a Texas hero. Some called him the Devil himself. But on one point they all agreed. While he was alive, John Wesley Hardin was the deadliest man in Texas. A novel of uncompromising depth and power from western master James Carlos Blake, called “one of the greatest chroniclers of the mythical American outlaw life” by Entertainment Weekly, The Pistoleer narrates the life of John Wesley Hardin, exposing the many different sides of a man who became a legend. For his forty-two years on this earth, Hardin’s name was synonymous with outlaw. A killer at fifteen, in the next few years he became skilled enough with his pistols to back down Wild Bill Hickock in the street. By the time the law caught up with Hardin when he was twenty-five, he had killed as many as forty men and been shot so many times that, it was said, he carried a pound of lead in his flesh. In jail he became a scholar, studying law books until he won himself freedom, and afterwards he tried to lead an upright life. It was not to be. By the time he was killed in 1895, Hardin was an anachronism—the last true gunfighter of the Old West. With each chapter told from a different character’s perspective, The Pistoleer is a reading experience not to be missed.


Murder in E Minor by Robert Goldsborough

Murder in E Minor
  • Title : Murder in E Minor
  • Author : Robert Goldsborough
  • Publisher : Overamstel Uitgevers
  • ISBN Code : 9049983987
  • Pages : N.A
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  • Language : English
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Two years after Wolfe’s retirement, his past returns with deadly intent It wasn’t Nero Wolfe’s idea for Orrie Cather to kill himself, but the great detective gave his blessing to his longtime associate’s plan. Cather had killed three people, and it was only fair to pay the price. Though Wolfe reacted to Cather’s death with his characteristic calmness, prize assistant Archie Goodwin could see the rotund genius of West Thirty-Fifth Street was shaken to his well-fed core. Wolfe decided his sleuthing days were finished. The detective’s retirement lasts until the day Maria Radovich walks through his townhouse door. She is the daughter of Milos Stefanovic, New York Symphony conductor and long-ago compatriot of Wolfe’s. Like Wolfe, Stefanovic spent his youth as a freedom fighter in the mountains of Montenegro. The conductor has been receiving death threats, and Wolfe agrees to come out of retirement to help his old friend. But before he can attack the case, Stefanovic is murdered, and for the first time in years, Wolfe and Goodwin must go to war.


The Friends of Pancho Villa by James Carlos Blake

The Friends of Pancho Villa
  • Title : The Friends of Pancho Villa
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • ISBN Code : 0802189105
  • Pages : 272
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  • Language : English
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With his debut novel on legendary Texas outlaw John Wesley Hardin, The Pistoleer, James Carlos Blake demonstrated a rare talent for western and historical fiction. His second book, The Friends of Pancho Villa, now back in print, further proved his mastery in the genre, taking on an even mightier figure of North American legend—the most memorable leader of the Mexican Revolution. Violently waged from 1910 to 1920, the revolution profoundly transformed Mexican government and culture. And Pancho Villa was its “incarnation and its eagle of a soul”—so says Rodolfo Fierro, the novel’s narrator, an ex-con, train robber, and Villa’s loyal friend. Killers of men and lovers of life, the revolutionaries fought for freedom, for a new Mexico, for Villa. And in return, they shared victory and death with their country’s most powerful hero. The Friends of Pancho Villa is a masterpiece of ferocious loyalty, bloody revolution, and legends that live forever.


Sketches of Celebrated Canadians, and Persons Connected with Canada by Henry James Morgan

Sketches of Celebrated Canadians, and Persons Connected with Canada
  • Title : Sketches of Celebrated Canadians, and Persons Connected with Canada
  • Author : Henry James Morgan
  • Publisher :
  • ISBN Code :
  • Pages : 779
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  • Language : English
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The Killings of Stanley Ketchel by James Carlos Blake

The Killings of Stanley Ketchel
  • Title : The Killings of Stanley Ketchel
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • ISBN Code : 0061967971
  • Pages : 320
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  • Language : English
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Hailed as "one of the greatest chroniclers of the mythical American outlaw life" (Entertainment Weekly), James Carlos Blake turns to the blazing story of Stanley Ketchel, the legendary ragtime-era middleweight boxing champion and daring rakehell, whose brief and meteoric life burned with violence and tragedy in and out of the ring. The Killings of Stanley Ketchel is a sweeping and powerful literary adventure by one of our most daring novelists.


There Are Doors by Gene Wolfe

There Are Doors
  • Title : There Are Doors
  • Author : Gene Wolfe
  • Publisher : Orb Books
  • ISBN Code : 1466828242
  • Pages : 313
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  • Language : English
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There Are Doors is the story of a man who falls in love with a goddess from an alternate universe. She flees him, but he pursues her through doorways-interdimensional gateways-to the other place, determined to sacrifice his life, if necessary, for her love. For in her world, to be her mate . . . is to die. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Back to Blood by Tom Wolfe

Back to Blood
  • Title : Back to Blood
  • Author : Tom Wolfe
  • Publisher : Random House
  • ISBN Code : 1448138841
  • Pages : 720
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  • Language : English
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The Bonfire of the Vanities author, Tom Wolfe, ingeniously dissects the turbulent heart of America’s racial vortex in this exhilarating tale of sweltering Miami As the police boat speeds across Miami’s Biscayne Bay, the scene is set for Officer Nestor Camacho’s great moment of heroism. Except that in this feverous melting pot of a city, Nestor's one act of heroism can be seen as an utter betrayal of his Cuban roots. As Nestor’s world disintegrates – his family disowns him, he can’t get a Cuban coffee without ugly stares, and his girlfriend Magdalena leaves him for her sex-addiction psychiatrist boss – his quest to right the wrongs brings him into contact with the full panorama of modern Miami. The Cuban mayor, a Yale-marinated journalist, the black police chief, the clueless baying art-buyers and an Anglo billionaire porn addict all come up for scrutiny in Tom Wolfe’s high-energy, scrupulous and hilarious reckoning with our times. ‘Back to Blood dazzles so much that you might want to read it through dark glasses’ – Independent on Sunday


The Oxford Handbook of Attention by Kia Nobre,Sabine Kastner

The Oxford Handbook of Attention
  • Title : The Oxford Handbook of Attention
  • Author : Kia Nobre,Sabine Kastner
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • ISBN Code : 0199675112
  • Pages : 1242
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  • Language : English
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During the last three decades, there have been enormous advances in our understanding of the neural mechanisms of selective attention at the network as well as the cellular level. The Oxford Handbook of Attention brings together the different research areas that constitute contemporary attention research into one comprehensive and authoritative volume. In 40 chapters, it covers the most important aspects of attention research from the areas of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, human and animal neuroscience, computational modelling, and philosophy. The book is divided into 4 main sections. Following an introduction from Michael Posner, the books starts by looking at theoretical models of attention. The next two sections are dedicated to spatial attention and non-spatial attention respectively. Within section 4, the authors consider the interactions between attention and other psychological domains. The last two sections focus on attention-related disorders, and finally, on computational models of attention. Aimed at both scholars and students, the Oxford Handbook of Attention provides a concise and state-of-the-art review of the current literature in this field.


Credo's Hope by Alison Naomi Holt

Credo's Hope
  • Title : Credo's Hope
  • Author : Alison Naomi Holt
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Pub
  • ISBN Code : 9781467951265
  • Pages : 256
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  • Language : English
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Introducing Detective ALEXANDRA WOLFE, a fresh, funny, tough cop who skates on the edge of the law in her quest for justice. A Mafia boss, a hunky bi-sexual nurse, Alex's rescued mutt, Tessa, and her exuberant best friend, Megan, help Alex turn her everyday life as a detective upside down. Six years ago, Brian McClelland was murdered, and his brother was convicted of killing him. When Megan bullies Alex into reviewing the case, Alex discovers that her Captain was the chief investigator who overlooked evidence that might have proved the brother's innocence. Against the Captain's orders and Alex's better judgment, she unofficially re-opens the case and finds herself following a twisted investigative trail left by the murder victim himself. The problem is, she has no idea what he was investigating or whether his investigation ultimately led to his death. As she digs into clues from the past, she finds herself at the doorstep of the beautiful and daunting Gianina Angelino, who just happens to be the head of the Angelino Crime Family. Things really heat up for Alex when she starts to receive unsolicited help from the mafia, and the police department, once again, orders her to stay away from the murder investigation and from any connections with organized crime. This in itself proves difficult since Gianina doesn't answer to Alex's chain of command and continues to help wherever and whenever she sees fit. Alex's unorthodox methods blur her personal and professional lives and when her two worlds collide, keeping her day job becomes the least of her worries as Alex struggles to keep from following the dead man's trail straight to her own demise.


The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by N.A

The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
  • Title : The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
  • Author : N.A
  • Publisher :
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  • Pages : N.A
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  • Language : English
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The Knight by Gene Wolfe

The Knight
  • Title : The Knight
  • Author : Gene Wolfe
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • ISBN Code : 0575085991
  • Pages : 464
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  • Language : English
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THE WIZARD KNIGHT springs from the myths, legends and literature of times past. A teenager passes from Earth to a magical realm of seven worlds, where he is given a hero's adult body and named Able. Though forced to act as a man, inside he is still a boy, even as he sets off to find his destined sword and become a knight. In his quest he battles giants, meets gods, heroes and a sorceress (who repeatedly tries to seduce him), and serves the mercurial dragon king Arnthor in a was that could end everything.


In the Rogue Blood by J Blake,James Carlos Blake

In the Rogue Blood
  • Title : In the Rogue Blood
  • Author : J Blake,James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • ISBN Code : 006222784X
  • Pages : 100
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  • Language : English
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The offspring of a whore mother and a homicidal father, Edward and John Little are driven from their home in the Florida swamplands by a sching parent's treacheries, and by a shameful, horrific act that will haunt their dreams for the rest of their days. Joining the swelling ranks of the rootless—wandering across an almost surreal bloodland populated by the sorrowfully lost and defiantly damned—two brothers are separated by death and circumstance in the lawless "Dixie City" of New Orelans, and dispatched by destiny to opposing sides in a fierce and desperate territorial struggled between Mexico and the United States. And a family bond tempered in hot blood is tested in the cruel, all-consuming fires of war and conscience.With soaring and masterful prose, James Carlos Blake brings to life an enthralling historical time and place—and a cast of memorable characters—in a stunning tale of dark instinct, blood reckoning, and fates forged in the zeal of America's "Manifest Destiny."


In the Best Families by Rex Stout

In the Best Families
  • Title : In the Best Families
  • Author : Rex Stout
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • ISBN Code : 0307756017
  • Pages : 272
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  • Language : English
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The aging millionairess has a problem: where is her young playboy husband getting all his money? To help find the answer, Archie infiltrates a party at her palatial estate. But her late-night murder ruins the festive mood . . . and a letter bomb from a powerful crime boss makes Nero Wolfe do the unthinkable—run for his life. Suddenly Archie finds himself on his own, trying to find a killer without the help of his old mentor. For to all appearances, Wolfe has vanished. The career of the world’s most famous detective has ended in cowardice and disgrace . . . or has it? Introduction by Patricia Sprinkle “It is always a treat to read a Nero Wolfe mystery. The man has entered our folklore.”—The New York Times Book Review A grand master of the form, Rex Stout is one of America’s greatest mystery writers, and his literary creation Nero Wolfe is one of the greatest fictional detectives of all time. Together, Stout and Wolfe have entertained—and puzzled—millions of mystery fans around the world. Now, with his perambulatory man-about-town, Archie Goodwin, the arrogant, gourmandizing, sedentary sleuth is back in the original seventy-three cases of crime and detection written by the inimitable master himself, Rex Stout.


Sword & Citadel by Gene Wolfe

Sword & Citadel
  • Title : Sword & Citadel
  • Author : Gene Wolfe
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • ISBN Code : 9780312890186
  • Pages : 411
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  • Language : English
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A Major work of twentieth-century American Literature.


According to the Book by Gilbert A. Valverde,Leonard J. Bianchi,Richard G. Wolfe,W.H. Schmidt,Richard T. Houang

According to the Book
  • Title : According to the Book
  • Author : Gilbert A. Valverde,Leonard J. Bianchi,Richard G. Wolfe,W.H. Schmidt,Richard T. Houang
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN Code : 9400708440
  • Pages : 199
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  • Language : English
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How are curriculum policies translated into opportunities to learn in the classroom? According to the Book presents findings from the largest cross-national study of textbooks carried out to date - the curriculum analysis of the 1995 Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). This study included a detailed, page-by-page, inventory of the mathematics and science content, pedagogy, and other characteristics collected from hundreds of textbooks in over forty countries. Drawing on these data, the authors investigate the rhetorical and pedagogical features of textbooks to understand how they promote and constrain educational opportunities. They investigate how textbooks are constructed and how they structure diverse elements into prescriptions for teaching practice. The authors break new ground in understanding textbooks in terms of different educational opportunities that they make possible. The book examines policy implications from these new understandings. In particular, conclusions are offered regarding the role of textbooks in curriculum-driven educational reform, in light of their role as promoters of qualitatively distinct educational opportunities.


The Kingdom of Speech by Tom Wolfe

The Kingdom of Speech
  • Title : The Kingdom of Speech
  • Author : Tom Wolfe
  • Publisher : Random House
  • ISBN Code : 1473546699
  • Pages : 192
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  • Language : English
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'A great journalist with a whip-like satirical prose style... Wolfe’s great gift is to make the heavy seem light and this book is such an entertaining polemic that I read it in a day and immediately wanted to read it again.' - Bryan Appleyard, Sunday Times Tom Wolfe, whose legend began in journalism, takes us on an eye-opening journey through language. The Kingdom of Speech is a paradigm-shifting argument that speech - not evolution - is responsible for humanity's complex societies and achievements. From Alfred Russel Wallace, the Englishman who beat Darwin to the theory of natural selection but later renounced it, and through the controversial work of modern-day anthropologist Daniel Everett, who defies the current wisdom that language is hard-wired in humans, Wolfe examines the solemn, long-faced, laugh-out-loud zig-zags of Darwinism, old and Neo, and finds it irrelevant here in our Kingdom of Speech.


The Politics of Reparations and Apologies by Stephanie Wolfe

The Politics of Reparations and Apologies
  • Title : The Politics of Reparations and Apologies
  • Author : Stephanie Wolfe
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN Code : 1461491851
  • Pages : 368
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  • Language : English
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​​​​​​ The Politics of Reparations and Apologies examines the evolution and dynamics of reparation politics and justice. The volume introduces the key concepts, theories, and terms associated with social movements and in particular, the redress and reparation movement (RRM). Drawing from RRMs that have their foundation in World War II--the German genocides, the United States internments, and the Japanese “comfort women” system-- the volume explores each case study’s relative success or failure in achieving its goals and argues that there are overarching trends that can explain success and failure more generally in the RRM movement. Using the backdrop of international criminal law and normative concepts of reparations, the volume establishes and analyzes the roles of reparations and apologies in obtaining transitional justice. In each case study, there is a detailed rundown of the political actions that were attempted to obtain redress and reparation for the victims, of how successful the attempts were, and of the crucial factors which influenced the relative success or failure. Crucially, the volume offers a comparative framework of the actions that contribute to a successful outcome for transitional justice. With the increasing normative expectation of justice in post-conflict situations, this volume is a valuable resource for researchers in international affairs, human rights, political science, and conflict studies.


Red Grass River by James Carlos Blake

Red Grass River
  • Title : Red Grass River
  • Author : James Carlos Blake
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • ISBN Code : 9780061857416
  • Pages : 384
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  • Language : English
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James Carlos Blake is a masterful chronicler of the restless, outcast, the lawless, and the lonelyheart. His previous novel, In the Rogue Blood, was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction. Now he has written a powerful and rousing historical saga of family loyalties, blood feuds, and betrayed friendships; of bank robberies and bootlegging; and of a passionate love as wild at heart as the Everglades. It is the story of sworn enemies: John Ashley, a criminal and folk hero, the brightest star in a family destined to become the most notorious in south Florida; and Bobby Baker, a lawman born of lawmen, a violent, hard-hearted man driven by the searing memory of past affronts and the enduring hatreds the engendered. Ashley and Maker will clash many times over many decades. And as the twentieth century encroaches on their world—and the wildlands give grudging way to the rising boomtown of Miami—a feral, sensual mating will place one man in gravest peril...while his adversary contrives a dark, personal vengeance that could leave countless lives—his own included—in ruin.


Montcalm and Wolfe by Francis Parkman

Montcalm and Wolfe
  • Title : Montcalm and Wolfe
  • Author : Francis Parkman
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  • Pages : 1016
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  • Language : English
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A Borrowed Man by Gene Wolfe

A Borrowed Man
  • Title : A Borrowed Man
  • Author : Gene Wolfe
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • ISBN Code : 1466877995
  • Pages : 304
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  • Language : English
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A Borrowed Man: a new science fiction novel from Gene Wolfe, the celebrated author of the Book of the New Sun series. It is perhaps a hundred years in the future, our civilization is gone, and another is in place in North America, but it retains many familiar things and structures. Although the population is now small, there is advanced technology, there are robots, and there are clones. E. A. Smithe is a borrowed person. He is a clone who lives on a third-tier shelf in a public library, and his personality is an uploaded recording of a deceased mystery writer. Smithe is a piece of property, not a legal human. A wealthy patron, Colette Coldbrook, takes him from the library because he is the surviving personality of the author of Murder on Mars. A physical copy of that book was in the possession of her murdered father, and it contains an important secret, the key to immense family wealth. It is lost, and Colette is afraid of the police. She borrows Smithe to help her find the book and to find out what the secret is. And then the plot gets complicated. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


Pirate Freedom by Gene Wolfe

Pirate Freedom
  • Title : Pirate Freedom
  • Author : Gene Wolfe
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • ISBN Code : 9781429925228
  • Pages : 320
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  • Language : English
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As a young parish priest, Father Christopher has heard many confessions, but his own tale is more astounding than any revelation he has ever encountered in the confessional . . . for Chris was once a pirate captain, hundreds of years before his birth. Fresh from the monastery, the former novice finds himself inexplicably transported back to the Golden Age of Piracy, where an unexpected new life awaits him. At first, he resists joining the notorious Brethren of the Coast, but he soon embraces the life of a buccaneer, even as he succumbs to the seductive charms of a beautiful and enigmatic senorita. As the captain of his own swift ship, which may or may not be cursed, he plunders the West Indies in search of Spanish gold. From Tortuga to Port Royal, from the stormy waters of the Caribbean to steamy tropical jungles, Captain Chris finds danger, passion, adventure, and treachery as he hoists the black flag and sets sail for the Spanish mainland. Where he will finally come to port only God knows . . . . Pirate Freedom is a captivating new masterpiece by the award-winning author of The Wizard Knight and Soldier of Sidon. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.


The Viral Storm by Nathan Wolfe

The Viral Storm
  • Title : The Viral Storm
  • Author : Nathan Wolfe
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • ISBN Code : 0805091947
  • Pages : 304
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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A Stanford biologist reveals the lesser-known origins of some of the world's most deadly viruses while explaining the link between modern life and global pandemic threats, recounting his research missions in various world regions while sharing insights into how developing technologies may counter potential threats. 75,000 first printing.


Tom Wolfe’s "The Bonfire of the Vanities" as a Stylistic Triumph by Martin Smollich

Tom Wolfe’s
  • Title : Tom Wolfe’s "The Bonfire of the Vanities" as a Stylistic Triumph
  • Author : Martin Smollich
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • ISBN Code : 3656769672
  • Pages : 75
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Examination Thesis from the year 2014 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,4, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, language: English, abstract: This is a study of Tom Wolfe's unique prose style. The focus is on his most successful novel "The Bonfire of the Vanities", published in 1987. An analysis of journalistic, traditional and satiric influences on Wolfe's writing is supplemented by the systematic dissection of key chapters. Several sections serve as examples of the prose style of important American novelists in order to highlight Wolfe's idiosyncrasies. The strengths and weaknesses of Wolfe's style are summed up in the conclusion.


France and England in North America: Montcalm and Wolfe 1903. 2 v by Francis Parkman

France and England in North America: Montcalm and Wolfe 1903. 2 v
  • Title : France and England in North America: Montcalm and Wolfe 1903. 2 v
  • Author : Francis Parkman
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  • Language : English
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France and England in North America: Montcalm and Wolfe. 1884. 2 v by Francis Parkman

France and England in North America: Montcalm and Wolfe. 1884. 2 v
  • Title : France and England in North America: Montcalm and Wolfe. 1884. 2 v
  • Author : Francis Parkman
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  • Language : English
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Novaja žurnalistika i antologija novoj žurnalistiki by Tom Wolfe

Novaja žurnalistika i antologija novoj žurnalistiki
  • Title : Novaja žurnalistika i antologija novoj žurnalistiki
  • Author : Tom Wolfe
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • ISBN Code : 9780330243155
  • Pages : 430
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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'The hell with it . . . let chaos reign . . . louder music, more wine . . . All the old traditions are exhausted and no new one is yet established. All bets are off! The odds are cancelled! It's anybody's ballgame . . . ' Tom Wolfe introduces and exults in his generation's journalistic talent: Truman Capote inside the mind of a psychotic killer Hunter S. Thompson skunk drunk at the Kentucky Derby Michael Herr dispatching reality from the Vietnam killing fields Rex Reed giving the star treatment to the ageing Ava Gardner As well as Norman Mailer Joe Eszterhas Terry Southern Nicholas Tomalin George Plimpton James Mills Gay Talese Joan Didion and many other legends of tape and typewriter telling it like it is from Warhol's Factory to the White House lawn, from the saddle of a Harley to the toughest football team in the US.


The Pump House Gang by Tom Wolfe

The Pump House Gang
  • Title : The Pump House Gang
  • Author : Tom Wolfe
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • ISBN Code : 9780553380613
  • Pages : 281
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Looking for new forms of status and power, the author travels from La Jolla to London in search of the 1960s subculture's wildest heroes. Reprint.


The Murder Man by Tony Parsons

The Murder Man
  • Title : The Murder Man
  • Author : Tony Parsons
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • ISBN Code : 1250052327
  • Pages : 384
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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A first crime novel by the award-winning author of Man and Boy introduces widowed British police officer Max Wolfe, who investigates the grisly murders of seemingly random men linked by a two-decade secret.


Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing by Elmore Leonard

Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
  • Title : Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing
  • Author : Elmore Leonard
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • ISBN Code : 9780061843396
  • Pages : 96
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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"These are the rules I've picked up along the way to help me remain invisible when I'm writing a book, to help me show rather than tell what's taking place in the story."—Elmore Leonard For aspiring writers and lovers of the written word, this concise guide breaks down the writing process with simplicity and clarity. From adjectives and exclamation points to dialect and hoopetedoodle, Elmore Leonard explains what to avoid, what to aspire to, and what to do when it sounds like "writing" (rewrite). Beautifully designed, filled with free-flowing, elegant illustrations and specially priced, Elmore Leonard's 10 Rules of Writing is the perfect writer's—and reader's—gift.


Sword and Citadel by Gene Wolfe

Sword and Citadel
  • Title : Sword and Citadel
  • Author : Gene Wolfe
  • Publisher : Gollancz
  • ISBN Code : 9781857987003
  • Pages : 608
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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Recently voted the greatest fantasy of all time, after The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, Gene Wolfe's The Book of the New Sun is an extraordinary epic, set a million years in the future, on an Earth transformed in mysterious and wondrous ways, in a time when our present culture is no longer even a memory. Severian, the central character, is a torturer, exiled from his guild after falling in love with one of his victims, and journeying to the distant city of Thrax, armed with his ancient executioner's sword, Terminus Est. This edition contains the second two volumes of this four volume novel, The Sword of the Lictor and The Citadel of the Autarch.


The Thomas Wolfe Review by N.A

The Thomas Wolfe Review
  • Title : The Thomas Wolfe Review
  • Author : N.A
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An Evil Guest by Gene Wolfe

An Evil Guest
  • Title : An Evil Guest
  • Author : Gene Wolfe
  • Publisher : Macmillan
  • ISBN Code : 0765321343
  • Pages : 304
  • Format : Pdf - ePub
  • Language : English
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A tale set a century into the future finds an actress confronting ancient and supernatural forces while struggling to choose between her two lovers, a sorcerer private detective who launches her career and a mysterious man of wealth who appears with her in a play.