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Summer Of Fear

Author : Lois Duncan
ISBN : 9780316175647
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From the moment Rachel's family takes in her orphaned cousin Julia, strange things start to happen. Rachel grows suspicious but soon finds herself alienated from her own life. Julia seems to have enchanted everyone to turn against her, leaving Rachel on her own to try and prove that Julia is a witch. One thing about Julia is certain-she is not who she says she is, and Rachel's family is in grave danger.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Summer Of Fear

Author : T. Jefferson Parker
ISBN : 0312357176
Genre : Fiction
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While a serial killer butchers entire families in Orange County, crime writer Russ Monroe investigates the murder of his ex-lover and finds himself caught in a duplicitous web involving the city's homicide chief
Category: Fiction

Summer Of Fear By Lois Duncan

Author : Anne Troy
ISBN : 1561371122
Genre : Children
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Suggests activities to be used in the classroom to accompany the reading of Summer of fear by Lois Duncan.
Category: Children

Summer Of Fear

Author : Norma Davis Stoyenoff
ISBN : 0803486731
Genre : Fiction
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Category: Fiction

Wes Craven

Author : John Kenneth Muir
ISBN : 0786419237
Genre : Performing Arts
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Filmmaker Wes Craven has consistently and imaginatively scared movie audiences since the early 1970s. His films encompass a variety of styles, elements and themes, from the nihilistic existentialism of The Last House on the Left to the successful A Nightmare on Elm Street (which sent horror in a bold new direction), to the hallucinatory dreamscapes of The Serpent and the Rainbow. And in the nineties, Craven returned with the Scream films, which were simultaneously funny, clever and scary films that overturned the horror cliches of the eighties. The present work provides a history of Craven's film career since 1972, examining all the themes and techniques the filmmaker explored. For each film, a synopsis, cast and credits, historical context, and critical commentary are provided. Also covered in detail are Craven's forays into television, including movies such as Stranger in the House and work on such series as The New Twilight Zone.
Category: Performing Arts

A Summer Of Fear

Author : Rebecca Patrick-Howard
ISBN : 1502501996
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Feeling emotionally drained, discouraged, and beaten from an experience she won't even let herself think about yet, taking the live-in position at the New Hampshire resort for the summer sounded like the perfect balm for her soul. She didn't count on the isolation, loneliness, and horror that awaited her in the two-hundred year old farm house, however. Rebecca was not alone in the old farmhouse that was to be her living quarters for the summer. Someone or something knew she was there. It watched her, listened to her, and waited. Was it trying to run or off, or was it trying to make her stay? What happened in the farmhouse? Was she losing her mind? One thing was for sure: This was a job she would never forget.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

A Summer Of Kings

Author : Han Nolan
ISBN : 0547351437
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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It's 1963 and fourteen-year-old Esther Young is looking for excitement. Cursed with a lack of talent in a family filled with artistic types, Esther vows to get some attention by initiating a summer romance with a black teen accused of murdering a white man in Alabama. King-Roy Johnson shows up on Esther's doorstep that summer, an angry young man who feels betrayed by the nonviolent teachings of Martin Luther King Jr. Sent north by his mother to escape a lynch mob, he meets a follower of Malcolm X's who uses radical teachings about black revolution to fuel King-Roy's anger and frustration. But with each other's help, both Esther and King-Roy learn the true nature of integrity and find the power to stand up for what is right and true. National Book Award-winning author Han Nolan brings readers a bold new voice--by turns funny and poignant, innocent and worldly--in this powerful coming-of-age story set during the turbulent struggle for civil rights.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Republic Of Fear

Author : Kanan Makiya
ISBN : 0520921240
Genre : History
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First published in 1989, just before the Gulf War broke out, Republic of Fear was the only book that explained the motives of the Saddam Hussein regime in invading and annexing Kuwait. This edition, updated in 1998, has a substantial introduction focusing on the changes in Hussein's regime since the Gulf War. In 1968 a coup d'état brought into power an extraordinary regime in Iraq, one that stood apart from other regimes in the Middle East. Between 1968 and 1980, this new regime, headed by the Arab Ba'th Socialist party, used ruthless repression and relentless organization to transform the way Iraqis think and react to political questions. In just twelve years, a party of a few thousand people grew to include nearly ten percent of the Iraqi population. This book describes the experience of Ba'thism from 1968 to 1980 and analyzes the kind of political authority it engendered, culminating in the personality cult around Saddam Hussein. Fear, the author argues, is at the heart of Ba'thi politics and has become the cement for a genuine authority, however bizarre. Examining Iraqi history in a search for clues to understanding contemporary political affairs, the author illustrates how the quality of Ba'thi pan-Arabism as an ideology, the centrality of the first experience of pan-Arabism in Iraq, and the interaction between the Ba'th and communist parties in Iraq from 1958 to 1968 were crucial in shaping the current regime. Saddam Hussein's decision to launch all-out war against Iran in September 1980 marks the end of the first phase of this re-shaping of modern Iraqi politics. The Iraq-Iran war is a momentous event in its own right, but for Iraq, the author argues, the war diverts dissent against the Ba'thi regime by focusing attention on the specter of an enemy beyond Iraq's borders, thus masking a hidden potential for even greater violence inside Iraq.
Category: History

Circles Of Meaning Labyrinths Of Fear

Author : Brendan Myers
ISBN : 9781846947452
Genre : Family & Relationships
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You’ve heard of sacred places, writings, relics, and rituals, holy days and magical times of year. But these are actually representations of relationships that people have with each other and the elements of the world. Some of these relationships environmental: they involve landscapes, animals, and the streets of your home town. Some are personal, such as families, friends, and elders. Some are public, involving musicians, storytellers, medical doctors, and even soldiers. This book studies twenty-two relationships, from a variety of traditions, and shows their place in ‘the good life’. Yet these relations are always fragile, and threatened by fears, from the fear of loneliness, to the fear of the loss of personal or political freedom, to the fear of death. To escape from these fears, people often trap themselves into ways of life that are bad for everyone, including themselves. This book studies how that happens, and how to prevent it. More than beliefs, laws, and teachings, our relationships are the true basis of spirituality, and freedom.
Category: Family & Relationships

Social Theory Of Fear

Author : G. Skoll
ISBN : 9780230112636
Genre : Political Science
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A PDF version of this book is available for free in open access via the OAPEN Library platform, www.oapen.org. In the current crisis of the capitalist world system, elites promote fear of crime and terrorism to keep and expand their privileges and control the masses. This book offers an analysis of the crisis and strategies for rebellion. This ebook is participating in an experiment and is available Open Access under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) licence. Users are free to disseminate and reuse the ebook. The licence does not however permit commercial exploitation or the creation of derivative works without specific permission. To view a copy of this license visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0
Category: Political Science

The Party Of Fear

Author : David Harry Bennett
ISBN : 0807817724
Genre : History
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David Bennett presents a ground-breaking historical analysis of the forces shaping nativist and counter-subversive activity in America from colonial times to the present. He demonstrates that in this nation of immigrants the American Right did not emerge form postfeudal parties of privilege or from the social chaos that bred a Hitler of Mussolini in Europe.
Category: History

Changing The Tides Of Fear

Author : Robert Ghost Wolf
ISBN : 9781412007252
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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From out of the nothingness of the great void the light issued forth From the Light you sprang forth into being... Masters of Destiny You have since the beginning always held the ability to set forth the dictates of your reality Even now the universe awaits your command... Master yourself and you will master your life From the light you came and unto the light you will return ... from the dream
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Following Jesus In A Culture Of Fear

Author : Scott Bader-Saye
ISBN : 9781587431920
Genre : Religion
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This timely resource helps us counteract the destructive force of fear, encouraging us to forsake our "ethic of safety" for an "ethic of risk."
Category: Religion

Bourgeois Liberty And The Politics Of Fear

Author : Marc Mulholland
ISBN : 9780199653577
Genre : History
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An examination of state-building, class conflicts, revolutions, and fear of revolutions from the English Civil War of the 1640s to the invasion of Iraq in 2003, and the Great Recession from 2003. Sheds new light on key topics and events, and offers a fully substantiated argument about the interplay of bourgeois liberty and proletarian democracy.
Category: History

Agency Of Fear

Author : Edward Jay Epstein
ISBN : 0860915298
Genre : Political Science
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Argues that President Bush is using the war on drugs to blame foreigners for the crisis in American cities
Category: Political Science

Phantom Of Fear

Author : Robert Lynn Fuller
ISBN : 9780786486854
Genre : History
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In March 1933, in one of his first acts as president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt declared a bank holiday throughout the United States. Considered by many to be a bold step to curb the mounting bank crisis, the decree closed banks in all 48 states and overseas territories, putting money out of reach of citizens, businesses and all levels of government. This narrative history recounts and explains the economic, financial and political backgrounds of the banking panic, arguing that the holiday was not only unnecessary but actually damaging to the economy. The holiday did, however, provide Roosevelt with the momentum to push through a series of historic reforms that remade the federal government. This revisionist work not only reveals the circumstances around the panic but debunks numerous myths that have clung to it ever since.
Category: History

Asteroid Of Fear

Author : Raymond Gallun
ISBN : 9781612103549
Genre : Fiction
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The Hound Of The Baskervilles And The Valley Of Fear

Author : Arthur Conan Doyle
ISBN : 1904633722
Genre : Fiction
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.0000000000The Hound of the Baskervilles is one of Doyle's best-known Holmes novels, frequently adapted for film and television, which is not surprising given the highly dramatic scenes of mist-wrapped moors echoing to the horrific howls of a supernatural hound. Is this a genuinely devilish apparition or is there a cunning murderer at work? Only Sherlock Holmes can solve the mystery. This volume also contains The Valley of Fear, a dark, powerful tale in which Holmes confronts the evil Professor Moriarty once more. With an Afterword by David Stuart Davies, a Fellow of the Royal Literary Fund, and an authority on Sherlock Holmes. He has written the Afterwords for all the Collector's Library Holmes volumes.
Category: Fiction

The Shape Of Fear

Author : Elia W Peattie
ISBN : 9783955077761
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Collection of fantastic stories originally released in 1898. Contains "The House that was not," "Story of the vanishing Patient," and many more.

The Missing

Author : Chris Mooney
ISBN : 9780141902258
Genre : Fiction
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'I LOVE THIS BOOK' LEE CHILD A teenage girl is missing. The clock is ticking. Find her, before he does . . . With the police struggling, CSI Darby McCormick is shocked to discover a terrified woman hiding in the shadows of a crime scene. A woman who was abducted herself, five years before, and has managed to escape. She could be their only lead. But what Darby doesn't know is that a serial killer has been prowling America for decades. A killer she's met before. Once, long ago, he tore her life apart. Now he wants to finish the job . . . Praise for Chris Mooney: 'One of the best thriller writers working today' Lee Child 'This will keep you up past your bedtime' Karin Slaughter 'If you want a thriller that will chill your blood, break your heart and make your pulse race, Chris Mooney is your man' Mark Billingham 'Harrowing, gripping, haunting, gut-wrenching and beautifully written' Harlan Coben 'I devoured The Missing in one greedy, breathless sitting. This is a scary, breakneck ride with thrills that never let up' Tess Gerritsen
Category: Fiction