Under the Dragon s Tail

Author: Maureen Jennings
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
ISBN: 1551992817
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Women rich and poor come to her, desperate and in dire need of help – and discretion. Dolly Merishaw is a midwife and an abortionist in Victorian Toronto, but although she keeps quiet about her clients’ condition, her contempt for them and her greed leaves every one of them resentful and angry. So it comes as no surprise to Detective William Murdoch when this malicious woman is murdered. What is a shock, though, is that a week later a young boy is found dead in Dolly’s squalid kitchen. Now, Murdoch isn’t sure if he’s hunting one murderer – or two.

A Dragons Tail

Author: Jesse Quinones
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1329064135
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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War has always been about good vs evil. What if both sides believe that they are good? Who is the evil one then?

The Dragon of Prali

Author: Davidson L. Haworth
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1450201458
Format: PDF, Mobi
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For years, the inhabitants of Prali, a small Italian mountain town near the French border, lived in peace. They believed that danger would never come to them. However, deep within a mountain cave, a one-of-a-kind dragon feasts on rats and mice living within the cave. While he grows, he discovers this is not enough. He craves the taste of cow, oxen, and humans. The last of his kind, the dragon launches a brutal attack on the people of Prali. After the terrorizing havoc of the dragon. Bernard, a young Franciscan monk; Mary, a misplaced English girl; and the arrogant knight Leonardo. Join forces to eliminate the dragon and bring peace to the people of Prali. Only the courage and strength of the three dragon hunters will save the world from destruction. As they travel through the mysterious forests, and deep caverns of the region. They discover the secrets of the hidden lair and an underworld that time has forgotten. They journey to the farthest reaches of the dragon's lair to face their ultimate destiny.

The Power of the Dragon

Author: Louis Turi
ISBN: 0966731220
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Using astrological predictions based on the formation of the Dragon, Dr. Turigives insight into human behavior and perceptions.

The Dragon s Tail

Author: Robert A. Jacobs
Publisher: Univ of Massachusetts Press
ISBN: 9781558497276
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When President Harry Truman introduced the atomic bomb to the world in 1945, he described it as a God-given harnessing of "the basic power of the universe." Six days later a New York Times editorial framed the dilemma of the new Atomic Age for its readers: "Here the long pilgrimage of man on Earth turns towards darkness or towards light." American nuclear scientists, aware of the dangers their work involved, referred to one of their most critical experiments as "tickling the dragon's tail." Even after Hiroshima and Nagasaki, most Americans may not have been sure what an atomic bomb was or how it worked. But they did sense that it had fundamentally changed the future of the human race. In this book, Robert Jacobs analyzes the early impact of nuclear weapons on American culture and society. He does so by examining a broad range of stories, or "nuclear narratives," that sought to come to grips with the implications of the bomb's unprecedented and almost unimaginable power. Beginning with what he calls the "primary nuclear narrative," which depicted atomic power as a critical agent of social change that would either destroy the world or transform it for the better, Jacobs explores a variety of common themes and images related to the destructive power of the bomb, the effects of radiation, and ways of surviving nuclear war. He looks at civil defense pamphlets, magazines, novels, and films to recover the stories the U.S. government told its citizens and soldiers as well as those presented in popular culture. According to Jacobs, this early period of Cold War nuclear culture--from 1945 to the banning of above-ground testing in 1963--was distinctive for two reasons: not only did atmospheric testing make Americans keenly aware of the presence of nuclear weapons in their lives, but radioactive fallout from the tests also made these weapons a serious threat to public health, separate from yet directly linked to the danger of nuclear war.

A Dragon s Tail

Author: Polacheck Glorianne
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1617925209
Format: PDF, ePub
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The trilogy is an upscale book with illustrations consisting of 14 chapters with a total of 7,000 words. The main theme is good wins over evil with sub themes of courage, truth, honor and loyality in friendship. The genre is fiction and text contains andn presents a mythology, mysticism, and magic with the stories with an some humor sprinkled here and there . They are delightful books with a charm and hint of music within the text. The reading level is 3rd. grade with a strong vocabulary and can be read by caretaker to young child. The pictures tell the story for child to look at. The characters are listed in front of the book so child is introduced in beginning and can refer back to. This is a friendly reader. My books are appropraite with an interest for the non-reader and low reading level students in 5th -8th.

The Dragon s Tail

Author: Barton C. Hacker
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520058521
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Discusses tolerance and protection standards, and looks at the Los Alamos and Trinity testing sites


Author: Kris Hirschmann
Publisher: Capstone
ISBN: 1601523599
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Huge lizard--like creatures that fly and breathe fire--dragons have terrified and fascinated people for centuries. Stories of dragons have been told in almost every culture around the world. From ancient myths to modern films, no real or imaginary animal has sparked the human imagination as much as the dragon.