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The Rules Of The Game

Author : Leonard Downie, Jr.
ISBN : 0307271226
Genre : Fiction
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From Leonard Downie Jr., longtime editor of The Washington Post, an eye-opening novel of corruption, deception, and intrigue in our nation’s capital. Sarah Page, a rising star at the Washington Capital, has been assigned to cover the dark world of politics and money in Washington. But when she begins to investigate an influential lobbyist and his clients, she realizes that little is what it seems. As Sarah digs deeper, one of her sources is murdered and others disappear. She herself is the target of a car bomb, and a late-night caller warns that she is jeopardizing national security. And while she is determined to pursue the story wherever it leads, her own romantic indiscretions leave her vulnerable. Sarah is helped by Pat Scully, an evasive, cryptic source in hiding; Kit Morgan, a ubiquitous presence in the national security community whose employer remains a mystery; and Chris Collins, a cooperative congressman whose motives are obscure. When President Susan Cameron—suddenly thrust into the job when her predecessor dies in the White House—is confronted with what Sarah has found, the scheming of her top aides and her own political survival come into conflict with her duty to the country. No one knows more about Washington, its inner workings and secrets than Leonard Downie Jr. And no novel has better captured the tensions among business interests, politicians, and the press, or the morally ambiguous ways in which all three really work. The Rules of the Game is a riveting and searing debut. From the Hardcover edition.
Category: Fiction

Scraps

Author : Michel Leiris
ISBN : 9780300227840
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The second volume of Michel Leiris’s hugely influential four-volume autobiographical essay, available to English-language readers in a brilliant and sensitive translation by Lydia Davis One of the most versatile and beloved French intellectuals of the twentieth century, Michel Leiris reconceives the autobiography as a literary experiment that sheds light on the mechanisms of memory and on the way the unconnected events of a life become connected through invented narrative. In this volume, the second in his four-volume epic autobiographical enterprise, Leiris merges quotidian events with profound philosophical self-exploration. He also wrangles with the disillusionment that accompanies his own self-reflection. In the midst of struggling with his own motives for writing an autobiographical essay, he comes to the revelation that life, after all, has aspects worth remembering even if moments of beauty are bookended by misery. Yet what can be said of human life, of his own life, when his memory is unreliable, his eyesight is failing, and his mood is despairing?
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Rules Of The Game

Author : Jim Stephens
ISBN : 9781450003414
Genre : Fiction
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Filled with terrific characters playing vibrantly in a suspenseful storyline, Rules of the Game relates the story of a Nashville police officer and his inexplicable connection to a serial killer that has begun diffusing havoc in Nashville, Tennessee. Still carrying the guilt of the death of his former partner during a drug buy gone bad, Officer Steve Lockridge must somehow uncover the reason for the serial killer’s desire to destroy him. Now, the Music City becomes the scene of this harrowing showdown between good and evil. While the victims continue to pile up, Steve must prepare for his exciting final confrontation with the twisted killer bent on revenge. Will Steve be able to vanquish the enemy? Follow Steve on his life-threatening pursuits that clarify the events of his recurring past in Rules of the Game.
Category: Fiction

Rules Of The Game

Author : Michael E. Jones
ISBN : 9781442258075
Genre : Law
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This book is an engaging and informative text written by one of the leading authorities in the field of sports law. Readers will learn how contracts are formed, the rights of athletes, the economics of fielding teams, how copyright and trademark laws affect the industry, how commissioners discipline errant athletes, and more.
Category: Law

Rules Of The Game

Author : Asim Qureshi
ISBN : 0231701241
Genre : Political Science
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"When the plane landed, they untied my blindfold. I found there were women and children on one side and men on the other side of the plane. They were saying, 'They are talking us to Mogadishu.' The Kenyans who brought me there were still here. I was crying and screaming and telling them to let me go as I had my passport and that I was from Dubai and they should send me back. One man tried to keep me quiet by saying, 'You are coming with us.' In total there were twenty-two women and children. Apart from me and another lady, everyone else was three to eight months pregnant."—2007 statement to Cageprisoners Following the 2005 bombing of London's transportation infrastructure, Tony Blair declared that "the rules of the game have changed." Few anticipated the extent to which global counterterrorism would circumvent cherished laws, but profiling, incommunicado detention, rendition, and torture have become the accepted protocols of national security. In this book, Asim Qureshi travels to East Africa, Sudan, Pakistan, Bosnia, and the United States to record the testimonies of victims caught in counterterrorism's new game. Qureshi's exhaustive efforts reveal the larger phenomenon that has changed the way governments view justice. He focuses on the profiling of Muslims by security services and concurrent mass arrests, detaining individuals without filing charges, domestic detention policies in North America, and the effect of Guantánamo on global perceptions of law and imprisonment.
Category: Political Science

Rules Of The Game

Author : Nora Roberts
ISBN : 9781405524766
Genre : Fiction
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AVAILABLE DIGITALLY FOR THE FIRST TIME Television director Brooke Gordon thinks that major league baseball player Parks Jones is a major pain - an insufferable bad boy with an inflated ego. Unfortunately, he's also brilliant... and her client's spokesman. Booked to direct a series of commercials together, Brooke is irritated to find herself intensely attracted to the sports start. She's determined to ignore her feelings - but Parks is just as determined to prove that love is more than a game to him... Includes a preview of Whiskey Beach, published in April 2013
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The Game And Rules Of The Game

Author : Neil Strauss
ISBN : 9780857863874
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Game recounts the incredible adventures of an everyday man who transforms himself from a shy, awkward writer into the quick-witted, smooth-talking Style, a character irresistible to women. But just when life is better than he could have ever dreamed (he uses his techniques on Britney Spears, receives life coaching from Tom Cruise, moves into a mansion with Courtney Love and is officially voted the World's Number One Pickup Artist) he falls head over heels for a woman who can beat him at his own game. If you want to play The Game you need to know The Rules. This book is not a story. It is a how-to book. This Stylelife Challenge is not meant to be read. It is meant to be performed. Whatever experience level you have, whatever strengths and weaknesses you may have, whether you're a virgin or a Don Juan, the stage has been set for you to perform at your highest capacity. The Stylelife Challenge is a simple, easy-to-follow guide to the basics of approaching and attracting women. The Challenge is simply what works best and fastest. Neil Strauss spent four years gathering this knowledge, living it and sharing it. He's tested the specific material in this book on over 13,000 men of varying ages, nationalities and backgrounds. Part practical application and part sequel, this is the further adventures of Style and his game techniques. The result: A month-long workout program for your social, attraction, dating and seduction skills.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Rules Of The Game

Author : Neil Strauss
ISBN : 9781847673558
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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If you want to play The Game you need to know The Rules This book is not a story. It is a how-to book. This Stylelife Challenge is not meant to be read. It is meant to be performed. Whatever experience level you have, whatever strengths and weaknesses you may have, whether you're a virgin or a Don Juan, the stage has been set for you to perform at your highest capacity. The Stylelife Challenge is a simple, easy-to-follow guide to the basics of approaching and attracting women. The Challenge is simply what works best and fastest. Neil Strauss spent four years gathering this knowledge, living it and sharing it. He's tested the specific material in this book on over 13,000 men of varying ages, nationalities and backgrounds. Part practical application and part sequel, this is the further adventures of Style and his game techniques. The result: A month-long workout program for your social, attraction, dating and seduction skills.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Rules Of The Game

Author : Sandy James
ISBN : 9781426893568
Genre : Fiction
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Kathryn West has it all—she's a confident, bestselling author living it up in New York City. Too bad she doesn't actually exist, and is only timid Maddie Sawyer's pseudonym. Determined to attend her high school reunion with a man right out of one of her racy romance novels, she plots to find a sexy bad boy who's up to Kathryn's standards. She finds Mr. Perfect shooting pool in a biker bar. He's a blue-collar hunk who just happens to look great in leather. But the mysterious Scott Brady has some rules of his own: he won't agree to her deal unless she poses as his girlfriend in front of his family and friends first. As the reunion nears, Maddie tries to maintain her carefree façade, knowing she'll soon face some old ghosts. She's torn between her growing attraction to Scott and the nagging feeling that he's hiding something important. Will she still want him when she finds out his secret? What about when he discovers hers? 76,000 words
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