Finders Keepers

Author: Will
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780156309509
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Two dogs each claim a bone they have found and ask passersby for help in deciding ownership.

Finders Keepers

Author: Terence Daintith
Publisher: Earthscan
ISBN: 1936331764
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Since the beginnings of the oil industry, production activity has been governed by the 'law of capture,' dictating that one owns the oil recovered from one's property even if it has migrated from under neighboring land. This 'finders keepers' principle has been excoriated by foreign critics as a 'law of the jungle' and identified by American commentators as the root cause of the enormous waste of oil and gas resulting from US production methods in the first half of the twentieth century. Yet while in almost every other country the law of capture is today of marginal significance, it continues in full vigour in the United States, with potentially wasteful results. In this richly documented account, Terence Daintith adopts a historical and comparative perspective to show how legal rules, technical knowledge (or the lack of it) and political ideas combined to shape attitudes and behavior in the business of oil production, leading to the original adoption of the law of capture, its consolidation in the United States, and its marginalization elsewhere.

Finders Keepers

Author: Elizabeth Crary
Publisher: Parenting Press, Inc.
ISBN: 9780943990385
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The reader decides what Tyrone should do when he and his friend Jerry find a wallet

Finders Keepers

Author: Robert Arnett
Publisher: Atman Press
ISBN: 9780965290029
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The charming true story set in India is about a boy who found the author's wallet and could not understand why he should be rewarded for returning to the author what was his. The concept of accepting a reward for doing the right thing made no sense to him! This award-winning multicultural book emphasizes timeless and universal values that parents will want to pass on to their children. The concept of accepting a reward for doing the right thing made no sense to him! The delightful illustrations take children on a picturesque, fun-filled journey through the exotic land. Though the setting is in India, the message is timeless and universal. The book emphasizes values that parents will want to pass on to their children and also provides an excellent opportunity to understand cultural differences and underlying similarities in our diverse world.

Finders Keepers

Author: Andrea Spalding
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1459737547
Format: PDF, ePub
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1996 Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize — Shortlisted 1996 Violet Downey IODE Book Award — Shortlisted 1997 Silver Birch Award — Shortlisted It all started with an ancient arrowhead in an Alberta field. While walking through a field, Danny finds an 8,000-year-old arrowhead. After he shows his friend Joshua, who lives on the Peigan reserve at Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, the two go on buffalo hunts, powwows, archaeological digs, and break in to the local museum. Grappling with dyslexia and unsure of his place in the world, Danny follows the arrowhead into a distant past and back again as he learns about himself and the people who came before him.

Finders Keepers

Author: Mark Bowden
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 9781555846077
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The “unexpectedly moving” story of dumb luck and the American Dream in South Philly from the # 1 New York Times–bestselling author (Entertainment Weekly). What would you do if you found a million dollars? When Joey Coyle did, he was a twenty-eight-year-old drug-dependent, unemployed longshoreman living with his ailing mother in a tight-knit neighborhood in Philadelphia. While cruising the streets just blocks from his home, fate took a turn worthy of a Hollywood caper when he found $1.2 million in unmarked bills—casino money that had fallen off an armored truck. It was virtually untraceable. Coyle? Not so much. Over the next seven days, fueled by euphoria, methamphetamine, and paranoia, Coyle shared his windfall with everyone from his eight-year-old niece to total strangers to a local mob boss who offered to “clean” it. Even before news of the missing money made headlines, Det. Pat Laurenzi, with the help of the FBI, was working around the clock to find it. No one was prepared for how Coyle’s dream-come-true would come tumbling down, or what would happen when it did. From “a master of narrative journalism” comes the incredible true-life thriller of an ordinary man with an extraordinary dilemma, and the complicity, concern, and betrayal of friends, family, and neighbors that would prove his undoing (The New York Times Book Review). “A miniature serio-comedy about life in the city.” —The Washington Post “Masterfully reported and artfully paced.” —Entertainment Weekly “A taut, fast-paced tale.” —The Baltimore Sun

Finders Keepers

Author: Linnea Sinclair
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 055390180X
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Independent trader Trilby Elliot is making some not-quite-legal modifications to her starfreighter, when an unexpected visitor falls out of space. Literally. He’s crashed onto the uninhabited planet of Avanar in a crippled ’Sko fighter–the last place you’d expect to find a Zafharin military officer because the ’Sko and the Zafharin have been at war as long as Trilby can remember. Rhis Vanur is your typically arrogant Zafharin. But to Trilby’s surprise, he doesn’t look down on her or her slapdash ship. Still, Trilby’s learned the hard way that even though she found Rhis, she can’t keep him. She’s just a low-budget jump jockey as far as men like him are concerned. She’s not falling for his offer to help…until Port Rumor reports her best friend missing and Trilby learns that the ’Sko are hunting both her and Rhis. Now they’re in it together for better, for worse–or till death blasts them to oblivion.... From the Paperback edition.

Finders Keepers

Author: Kee Briggs
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 0595279732
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What happens when you sit down on your back stoop to drink your morning coffee and find a disabled space ship sitting in your back yard? Of course, you declare "Finders-Keepers." The Finding wasn't hard, but the Keeping proves to be the problem. The US government wants to hide the mere existence of aliens. The military covets the technology, as does every other government and industrial entity in the world. The religionists must prove it is all a great hoax. The Finders, Alvi and Studs, play hide-and-seek with those who want their ship and eventually they learn the ominous reason for the ship's presence on Earth.

Finders Keepers

Author: Emily Rodda
Publisher: Omnibus Books
ISBN: 9781862918221
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The quizmaster opened his arms and laughed, straight into Patrick's eyes. 'Patrick!' he shouted. 'Are you ready to play . . . Finders Keepers?' Patrick's eyes bulged. He licked his lips, swallowed. 'Yes,' he squeaked. 'Well, come on over!' bawled the quizmaster. And then everything went black. Patrick is a Finder, someone who can cross the barrier between two worlds and retrieve lost objects. He's been chosen in a game of chance, but he'll need more than luck to win, and time is running out.

Finders Keepers

Author: Stephen King
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501100122
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Previously published: New York: Scribner, 2015.