Fortune Favors the Brave

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Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452152969
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A treasure trove of inspiring quotations in the tradition of the bestselling Whatever You Are, Be a Good One, this new ebook from beloved author and artist Lisa Congdon gathers rousing wisdom from history's great minds on how to be bold, stay strong, and take courage. Congdon lends her signature style of brilliant hand lettering to sage advice on such subjects as perseverance ("If you fell down yesterday, stand up today"—H.G. Wells), authenticity ("What should I be but just what I am?"—Edna St. Vincent Millay), and confronting fear ("Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced"—James Baldwin). Filled with uplifting reminders to seize the day, Fortune Favors the Brave demonstrates that when embarking on a new adventure, the right words of encouragement can be a priceless gift.

Fortune Favours the Brave

Author: Bernd Horn
Publisher: Dundurn
ISBN: 1770703497
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Many Canadians see the role their country’s military plays in Afghanistan as an anomaly. However, this assumption is far from the truth. As U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has commented, "Canadians are fierce fighters." Fortune Favours the Brave certainly proves this point in a collection of essays that showcases the fighting spirit and courage of Canada’s military. Daring actions featured in the book include the intrepid assault on the Fortress of Louisbourg and the cat-and-mouse struggle between Canadian partisans and Rogers’s Rangers in the Seven Years’ War in the 1750s; the seesaw battle for the Niagara frontier in the War of 1812; an innovative trench raid in the First World War; the valiant parachute assault to penetrate the Third Reich in the Second World War; the infamous battle at Kap’yong in the Korean War; covert submarine operations during the Cold War; the Medak Pocket clash in Croatia in the early 1990s; and Operation Medusa in Afghanistan.

Geology and the Environment

Author: Bernard Pipkin
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538737557
Format: PDF, ePub
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Pipkin/Trent/Hazlett/Bierman’s GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT explores the relationship between humans and the geologic hazards, processes, and resources that surround us. This stellar author team has the most field expertise, and the greatest depth of experience in bringing this knowledge to the student of any in this market. In the 6th edition of this tested market leader the authors have fully integrated coverage of how climate change and global warming impact geologic processes. Both human and non-human-induced climate change topics are discussed in a newly developed chapter called The Earth System and Climate Change. This chapter sets the context for understanding how Man’s interaction with the Earth System is a contributor to climate change and global warming. The acclaimed Case Studies feature at the end of chapters now includes 10 cases on climate change and global warming topics. GEOLOGY AND THE ENVIRONMENT is written with an emphasis on how geology can improve the human condition. This new edition updates demographic statistics and the problems of overpopulation, reviewing what we have to do in order to create a sustainable society for the next generation. The new edition also introduces a new feature called Questions to Ponder, which further encourages students to think critically about pressing issues of social and environmental importance. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Oxford Dictionary of Phrase Saying and Quotation

Author: Susan Ratcliffe
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Presents proverbs and sayings from across the world to apt and memorable phrases and quotations from across the centuries. This edition of an Oxford classic traces the links between treasured sayings in our language, and explains their varied origins. It includes a keyword index and allows cross referencing.

Vollendet Die Flucht

Author: Neal Shusterman
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3733651030
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Sie sagen, dass du weiterlebst. Sie lügen. Connor, 16 Jahre alt und ständiger Unruhestifter, hat es längst geahnt, doch nun steht es fest: Er soll umgewandelt werden. Seine Eltern haben seinen Körper vollständig zur Organspende freigegeben. Und zwar nicht erst nach seinem Tod. Sondern sofort. Risa ist in einem Waisenhaus aufgewachsen und darf nicht länger auf Kosten des Staates leben. Auch sie soll umgewandelt werden. Als ihre Wege sich unerwartet treffen, müssen Connor und Risa sich blitzschnell entscheiden - Flucht oder Umwandlung? Können sie dem System entkommen, das Jagd auf Menschen wie sie macht? Band 1 der brisant-brillanten »Vollendet«-Serie

Drachenl ufer

Author: Khaled Hosseini
Publisher: ebook Berlin Verlag
ISBN: 3827070236
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Drachenläufer erzählt vom Schicksal der beiden Jungen Amir und Hassan und ihrer ungücklichen Freundschaft. Eine dramatische Geschichte von Liebe und Verrat, Trennung und Wiedergutmachung vor dem Hintergrund der jüngsten Vergangenheit Afghanistans.

Die M use Strategie f r Manager

Author: Spencer Johnson
Publisher: Ariston
ISBN: 3641191874
Format: PDF, Kindle
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WHO MOVED MY CHEESE? Die wichtigsten Mäuse-Strategien Spencer Johnsons erfolgreiche Mäuse-Fabel hat sich weltweit über 25 Millionen mal verkauft und unzähligen Menschen gezeigt, wie man erfolgreich mit Veränderungen umgehen und ihnen mit Mut und Gelassenheit begegnen kann. Nun gibt es den Bestseller mit den besten Erfolgsstrategien der Mäuse auch als E-Book.