Harlequin Desire November 2014 Box Set 1 of 2

Author: Catherine Mann
Publisher: Harlequin
ISBN: 146034863X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Do you love stories with sexy, romantic heroes who have it all-wealth, status, and incredibly good looks? Harlequin Desire brings you all this and more with these three new full-length titles for one great price! Look for Harlequin Desire's November 2014 Bundle 2 of 2, filled with even more scandalous stories and powerful heroes! SHELTERED BY THE MILLIONAIRE (Texas Cattleman's Club: After the Storm) By USA TODAY bestseller Catherine Mann An unexpected passion ignites between single mom and conservationist Megan and her adversarial neighbor. But when she learns the real estate magnate threatens what she's trying to protect, she has to decide-trust the facts...or her heart? A BEAUMONT CHRISTMAS WEDDING (The Beaumont Heirs) By Sarah M. Anderson As best man and a PR specialist, Matthew Beaumont needs his brother's Christmas wedding to be perfect. Then former wild child Whitney Maddox becomes a bridesmaid. Will she ruin the wedding? Or will Matthew discover the real woman behind the celebrity facade? HER DESERT KNIGHT By USA TODAY bestseller Jennifer Lewis The last thing Dani needs after her divorce is an affair with a man from the family that's been feuding with hers for decades. But notorious seducer Quasar may be the only man who can reawaken her body…and her heart.

Choosing Donald Trump

Author: Stephen Mansfield
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1493412256
Format: PDF
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The 2016 election of Donald J. Trump exposed a deep divide in American politics and culture, one that pollsters and pundits didn't seem to realize was there. But Trump did, and he used it to his advantage in ways that surprised nearly everyone, even those who voted for him. Perhaps the biggest question on many people's minds is how, exactly, did a crass, unrepentant reality TV star and cutthroat business tycoon secure the majority of the religious conservative vote? Now the New York Times bestselling author of The Faith of George W. Bush and The Faith of Barack Obama turns his pen toward the Trump phenomenon. Through meticulous research and personal interviews, Stephen Mansfield uncovers who Trump's spiritual influences have been and explains why Christian conservatives were attracted to this unlikely candidate. The book ends with a reflection on the vital role of prophetic distance, both historically and now.

The Blue Room

Author: Eugene Richards
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714848327
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The Blue Room, Eugene Richards's first book in colour, is a moving and eloquent study of the abandoned and forgotten houses of rural America. Abandoned houses stand mute and solitary in out-of-the-way places wherever, it's been said, things haven't worked out for people. To those quickly passing by, the timeworn structures can be seen as fearful places, places to avoid. Yet there are those who are inexorably drawn to them. To Eugene Richards, they are heirlooms, evidence of past lives, time machines. Over the course of three and a half years, travelling thousands of miles on the backroads of America, Richards has created a body of photographs that speaks of the beauty of these houses and inspires us to imagine the lives of the people who once lived in them. The Blue Room is a personal journey, a way of seeing, and a meditation on the fragility of life and the transient nature of things.

Sibusiso Mbhele and his fish helicopter

Author: Koto Bolofo
Publisher: Power House Books
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Sibusiso Mbhele And His Fish Helicopteris a cinematic look at the life and work of a visionary South African outsider artist who sparked the jealousy, wrath, and ultimate rejection of his own community with his wondrous creations of scrap metal flying machines. Based on his eponymous film, originally screened in 2000 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Koto Bolofo's first monograph documents a young, talented South African sculptor forced to flee his rural home-a full-sized, hand-built metal facsimile of a helicopter-which stood as an oddity against a background of traditional thatched huts in his African village. Self-taught, Mbhele earned his living creating scrap metal sculptures of planes, cars, and bicycles from wire, car wrecks, oil tin drums, and other recycled materials. After making the headlines in the local newspapers, Mbhele's neighbors, jealous of his recognition and success, destroyed his creations and his beloved helicopter home. They had him jailed, and though he was later released, the tension and threat of further trouble was enough to make Mbhele take flight from his precious helicopter haven and head for the security of the city and the unknown.


Author: Dorothy Allison
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101127605
Format: PDF, ePub
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From the author of the "flawless" (The New York Times Book Review) classic Bastard Out of Carolina comes Cavedweller, once again demonstrating Allison's umatched strengths as a storyteller. Reading "like a thematic sequel" (The New Yorker) to her first novel, Cavedweller tackles questions of forgiveness, mother-daughter bonds, and the strength of the human spirit. When Delia Byrd packs up her old Datsun and her daughter Cissy and gets on the Santa Monica Freeway heading south and east, she is leaving everything she has known for ten years: the tinsel glitter of the rock 'n' roll world; her dreams of singing and songwriting; and a life lived on credit cards and whiskey with a man who made promises he couldn't keep. Delia Byrd is going back to Cayro, Georgia, to reclaim her life--and the two daughters she left behind...Told in the incantatory voice of one of America's most eloquent storytellers, Cavedweller is a sweeping novel of the human spirit, the lost and hidden recesses of the heart, and the place where violence and redemption intersect.

Integrated Information and Computing Systems for Natural Spatial and Social Sciences

Author: Rückemann, Claus-Peter
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466621915
Format: PDF, ePub
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The 21st century has seen a number of advancements in technology, including the use of high performance computing. Computing resources are being used by the science and economy fields for data processing, simulation, and modeling. These innovations aid in the support of production, logistics, and mobility processes. Integrated Information and Computing Systems for Natural, Spatial, and Social Sciences covers a carefully selected spectrum of the most up to date issues, revealing the benefits, dynamism, potential, and challenges of information and computing system application scenarios and components from a wide spectrum of prominent disciplines. This comprehensive collection offers important guidance on the development stage of the universal solution to information and computing systems for researchers as well as industry decision makers and developers.

One Night on TV Is Worth Weeks at the Paramount

Author: Murray Forman
Publisher: Duke University Press
ISBN: 0822350114
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Musical performance has been a part of television since the introduction of the medium. The styles and production requirements of music and of television have long influenced the other. Murray Forman gives the history of this interaction, going back to the early years of television, before the broadcast networks, up through the late fifties. He explores the full range of popular music from show tunes to Latin in a wide variety of television programs, and shows how the standards of presentation and performance developed.

Triple Jeopardy

Author: Rex Stout
Publisher: Bantam
ISBN: 9780307756305
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Don’t tempt Nero Wolfe to find the culprit. When foul play’s the game, he always wins—and in these three crime puzzles, the stakes are high. HOME TO ROOST THE COP-KILLER THE SQUIRT AND THE MONKEY First, there’s little nourishment for the detective when someone drops a poison pellet into a vitamin addict’s pillbox. Then, a murdered policeman leaves a clue folded in a newspaper, and Wolfe has to read the fine print to decipher his killer’s identity. And what do you do when a chimp is the only witness to a crime? This is no time for monkeyshines from the world’s most celebrated armchair detective.

Frontiers in New Media Research

Author: Francis Lap Fung Lee
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0415524156
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This volume puts together the works of a group of distinguished scholars and active researchers in the field of media and communication studies to reflect upon the past, present, and future of new media research. The chapters examine the implications of new media technologies on everyday life, existing social institutions, and the society at large at various levels of analysis. Macro-level analyses of changing techno-social formation – such as discussions of the rise of surveillance society and the "fifth estate" – are combined with studies on concrete and specific new media phenomena, such as the rise of Pro-Am collaboration and "fan labor" online. In the process, prominent concepts in the field of new media studies, such as social capital, displacement, and convergence, are critically examined, while new theoretical perspectives are proposed and explicated. Reflecting the inter-disciplinary nature of the field of new media studies and communication research in general, the chapters interrogate into the problematic through a range of theoretical and methodological approaches. The book should offer students and researchers who are interested in the social impact of new media both critical reviews of the existing literature and inspirations for developing new research questions.

The Ultimate Star Trek and Philosophy

Author: Kevin S. Decker
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119146011
Format: PDF, ePub
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Reunites the editors of Star Trek and Philosophy with Starfleet’s finest experts for 31 new, highly logical essays Features a complete examination of the Star Trek universe, from the original series to the most recent films directed by J.J. Abrams, Star Trek (2009) and Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Introduces important concepts in philosophy through the vast array of provocative issues raised by the series, such as the ethics of the Prime Directive, Star Trek’s philosophy of peace, Data and Voyager’s Doctor as persons, moral relativism and the Federation’s quest for liberation, the effect of alternate universes on reality and identity, the Borg as transhumanists, Federation Trekonomics, Star Trek’s secular society, and much, much more…! An enterprising and enlightening voyage into deep space that will appeal to hardcore fans and science fiction enthusiasts alike Publishing in time to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the original TV series