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Among Wolves

Author : Scott O'Connor
ISBN : 0974847909
Genre : Fiction
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Midway through his summer vacation, eight year-old Huddie Blaylock suddenly realizes the reason for his recent, nagging paranoia: his normal, if slightly dysfunctional family has been replaced by imposters. Possessing the inflexible determination of the young and/or mentally ill, he embarks on a decade-long, cross-country search for the truth that will carry him through second-rate amusement parks, nightmarish nursing homes, 24-hour adult novelty shops and the wilds of Midwestern suburbia. Original.
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Wolf Among Wolves

Author : Hans Fallada
ISBN : UOM:39015004964832
Genre : Germany
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Among Wolves

Author : Timothy Pachirat
ISBN : 9781351329620
Genre : Political Science
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Summoned by an anonymous Prosecutor, ten contemporary ethnographers gather in an aging barn to hold a trial of Alice Goffman’s controversial ethnography, On the Run. But before the trial can get underway, a one-eyed wolfdog arrives with a mysterious liquid potion capable of rendering the ethnographers invisible in their fieldsites. Presented as a play that unfolds in seven acts, the ensuing drama provides readers with both a practical guide for how to conduct immersive participant-observation research and a sophisticated theoretical engagement with the relationship between ethnography as a research method and the operation of power. By interpolating "how-to" aspects of ethnographic research with deeper questions about ethnography’s relationship to power, this book presents a compelling introduction for those new to ethnography and rich theoretical insights for more seasoned ethnographic practitioners from across the social sciences. Just as ethnography as a research method depends crucially on serendipity, surprise, and an openness to ambiguity, the book’s dramatic and dialogic format encourages novices and experts alike to approach the study of power in ways that resist linear programs and dogmatic prescriptions. The result is a playful yet provocative invitation to rekindle those foundational senses of wonder and generative uncertainty that are all too often excluded from conversations about the methodologies and methods we bring to the study of the social world.
Category: Political Science

Among Wolves

Author : Dhati Lewis
ISBN : 9781433644030
Genre : Religion
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How do we turn passive participants into active disciple makers in an ever changing urban context? We have reduced Christianity to concerts, conferences, and church services. We are surrounded by passive participants of Christianity, content to soak in information without any intent to make disciples. But the question remains: how do we turn passive participants into active disciple makers in an ever changing urban context? Among Wolves seeks to help us move to obedience to the call of Christ to labor among wolves. You will walk through eight significant movements in the book of Matthew, beginning with Jesus establishing His presence with us, to Him mobilizing an army to go and make disciples of all nations. As we follow Jesus’ patterns and teachings in Matthew, you will be equipped to establish a thriving disciple making culture in your context as your burden to see your city reached moves toward reality.
Category: Religion

Among Wolves

Author : Marybeth Holleman
ISBN : 9781602232198
Genre : Nature
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Alaska’s wolves lost their fiercest advocate, Gordon Haber, when his research plane crashed in Denali National Park in 2009. Passionate, tenacious, and occasionally brash, Haber, a former hockey player and park ranger, devoted his life to Denali’s wolves. He weathered brutal temperatures in the wild to document the wolves and provided exceptional insights into wolf behavior. Haber’s writings and photographs reveal an astonishing degree of cooperation between wolf family members as they hunt, raise pups, and play, social behaviors and traditions previously unknown. With the wolves at risk of being destroyed by hunting and trapping, his studies advocated for a balanced approach to wolf management. His fieldwork registered as one of the longest studies in wildlife science and had a lasting impact on wolf policies. Haber’s field notes, his extensive journals, and stories from friends all come together in Among Wolves to reveal much about both the wolves he studied and the researcher himself. Wolves continue to fascinate and polarize people, and Haber’s work continues to resonate.
Category: Nature

Shepherd Among Wolves

Author : L. H. Kelley
ISBN : 9781466930209
Genre : Religion
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Chaplain Kelley enters the prison ministry an baby among con artist and killers. How will this play out during the yrs to come as he meets face to face with wolves. Will these murders, witches, hitmen, drug dealers change him or will he change them. His adventures will take him into the deepest of part of the prison and into the deepest torn souls.
Category: Religion

To Live Among Wolves

Author : Alan Simon
ISBN : 1413728855
Genre : Fiction
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What could be the outcome of a marriage of convenience between unregenerate Nazis and Arab terrorists if one of the wedding gifts was a pair of Soviet nuclear devices? If the honeymoon site was an ODESSA-controlled installation in the Congo? If the best man was an American President with a weak moral spine? CIA case officer Hank Ingalls asked himself these questions before he went missing. Powerful government elements want him written off.Furious, the DCI orders a clandestine rescue operation. The CIA resurrects Sean Brogan, an operative forced into retirement because of direct, often violent, problem-solving techniques. Brogan, working with a beautiful Mossad agent, uncovers terrible truths that could destroy the moral leadership of the U.S. among the nations of the world. With enemies threatening to destroy him after he leaves the White House, the President believes the nuclear destruction of Israel is a reasonable price to pay for self-preservation.
Category: Fiction

Among The Wolves

Author : Toni Shelbourne
ISBN : 9781845847609
Genre : Science
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The fascinating story of Toni’s life with eleven charismatic wolves at the UK Wolf Conservation Trust, Berkshire, England. Over ten years, she handled, raised, cared for and nursed these amazing creatures, and within these pages you will come to know the characters; laugh at their sense of fun, mourn at their passing – and learn to love them as she does. Describing some of the best and worst of times, discover what happens behind closed doors when the public goes home, leaving just Toni and the wolves ...
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Three Among The Wolves

Author : Helen Thayer
ISBN : 9781570618086
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Helen and Bill Thayer, accompanied by their part-wolf, mostly Husky dog, Charlie, set out to live among wild wolf packs—first in the Canadian Yukon and then in the Arctic. When they set up camp within 100 feet of a wolf den, they were greeted with apprehension. But they establish trust over time because the wolves accept Charlie as the alpha male of the newly arrived "pack." Readers travel with the Thayers as they learn about wolf family structure, view the intricacies of the hunt, the wolves’ finely honed survival skills, and playfulness.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Love Among Wolves

Author : José De Sousa Magalhães
ISBN : PKEY:CLDEAU46969
Genre : Fiction
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A werewolf clan dominates Romania. With the death of Count Dracula werewolves dominated almost the whole of Europe, the few remaining vampires dared not challenge the Dogs of Hell . Many people lived in small villages exiled beyond the forest, they were attacked every month during the full moon by giant rabid dogs, _ I m training [...] in the first invasion of werewolves, I promise I ll kill them. Victoria and her mysterious friend Vendrick will face a great adventure in macabre forests towards Dracula s castle in the search for an antidote to undo the werewolf curse, by then, many dangers will appear and secrets will be revealed.
Category: Fiction

Spirit Of The Wolves

Author : Dorothy Hearst
ISBN : 9780857200709
Genre : Fiction
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Set in Southern Europe at the end of the Ice Age, Spirit of the Wolvesfollows the visionary young she-wolf Kaala in the Wide Valley as she attempts to bring peace between wolves and humans, for the sake of both species. When some of the Swift River pack resists the attempts at bonding with mankind, Kaala and her closest friends must travel beyond the valley for the first time in their lives in order to find her long-lost mother and bring the Promise of the Wolves to reality. Meanwhile, TaLi, Kaala's faithful human companion, is being ruthlessly pursued by a rejected lover, and Kaala must balance keeping her safe with completing her quest. And with a rival wolf plotting to thwart their plans, Kaala must rely on her loved ones more than ever. But there are many dangers outside of the valley, and the young wolves have much to learn about the world outside their pack. This stunningly detailed journey, seen through the mind of a wolf, details the origins of the relationship between the human race and man's best friend.
Category: Fiction

The Mental Files

Author : Nurse Anne
ISBN : 9798558494501
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Ride along with mobile crisis caseworker Lita and officer Leon as they try to convince the man peered on the edge of the bridge not to do the unthinkable. And find out it they can rescue the naïve young Julie whose mind is being ravaged by frightening hallucinations? Why did she run away from the boarding home? Will the paranoid young lady with the unexpected test result trust her caseworker and nurses. Or will the confused little lamb listen to her so-called boyfriend. If only she knew the evil plan the dangerous street predator had in mind for her. And what about the lonely caseworker? Does she fall for the handsome officer in spite of the nagging red flags. Will she rely on her faith or go with her feelings? Join the front line workers as they battle the forces of darkness, seen and unseen. Mental health and addiction struggles are waging an all out war for countless minds and lives.As a Christian and compassionate advocate on the front lines of emergency and mental health, Nurse Anne presents this fictional drama series based on an inside look at the growing crisis. As a Certified Emergency and Mental Health Registered Nurse she provides experienced insight into the interaction of front line workers who fight in the heat of the battle day and night. The shifts are 24-7. Buckle up for the compelling ride filled with suspense, action, romance, inspiration, faith and danger.
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Promise Of The Wolves

Author : Dorothy Hearst
ISBN : 9781416570219
Genre : Fiction
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The first in The Wolf Chronicles trilogy, brilliantly weaving together original research, lovable characters and a dynamic, thoroughly engaging plot, Promise of the Wolves is a historical adventure story in the tradition of Clan of the Cave Bear and Watership Down. Set 14,000 years ago in what is now Southern Europe, Promise of the Wolves is told from the point of view of Kaala, a young wolf born of a forbidden, mixed-blood litter. An outcast after her mother is exiled, Kaala struggles to earn her place in her pack. But her world is turned upside down when she rescues a human girl from drowning. Kaala and her young packmates begin hunting and playing with humans—risking expulsion from their pack and banishment from their home in the Wide Valley. When war between humans and wolves threatens, Kaala learns that she is the last in a long line of wolves charged with keeping watch over humans in order to prevent them from losing touch with nature and thus destroying the world. But to do so she must solve the great paradox of wolfkind: though wolves must always be with humans, humans cannot abide the presence of wolves, and every time the two come together, war ensues. Kaala must choose between safety for herself, her friends, and their human companions and the survival of her pack—and perhaps all of wolf and humankind.
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The Wolves At Evelyn

Author : Harold Rhenisch
ISBN : 1897142102
Genre : Fiction
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The Wolves at Evelyn is a hybrid of creative non-fiction, autobiography, historical narrative, and philosophical treatise. As such, it focuses on the experience of immigrant families travelling to B.C., while providing a context for their lives derived from their European roots and the chaotic history of several generations. The book's philosophical linchpin is the uniquely Canadian obsession with the idea of land. Citing - and critiquing - the colonial definitions of this idea as presented by such "literary aristocrats" as Robertson Davies and Margaret Atwood, Rhenisch attempts to defy, or at the very least expand, the conventional notions of place through the lens of his family's experience. Rhenisch posits that the whole concept of "Canada" is an illusion, and insists upon the destructiveness inherent in the idea that one can ever have title to land. His refusal to be - as he describes it - colonized by this traditional view provides an iconoclastic take on the history of a people living in the Canadian wilderness. The book is at the same time a searing autobiographical look at Rhenisch's family's Nazi roots, and he describes the personal fallout from such a shameful legacy. He links these elements within the framework of a unique vision of the history of the founding of B.C.
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The Wolves Of Trapper S Bluff

Author : Gandeto
ISBN : 9780595865895
Genre : Fiction
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The Wolves of Trapper's Bluff is a story of desires, sacrifices, persistency and challenges intertwined within the disharmonized tonalities of life. Moments of desperation conflict with episodes of triumph. Heart-melting emotional outpours succumb under the cold steeliness of grief. Fear-the constant sojourner-permeates throughout and love as a sublime universal bond underpins all the hopes. A soul warming "aha" triumphs at the end-as a testimony to an unbridled courage in faith.
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Naked Among Wolves

Author : Bruno Apitz
ISBN : UVA:X000413924
Genre : Concentration camp inmates
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The Buchenwald Child

Author : Bill Niven
ISBN : 1571133399
Genre : History
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The dramatic story of a Jewish child's rescue at Buchenwald and its use as propaganda in both East and united Germany.
Category: History

The Wolves Of World War Ii

Author : Hans Thiel
ISBN : 0786455039
Genre : History
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On September 25, 1944, Hitler attempted to shore up his faltering forces by creating the Volkssturm or People’s Army. His new draft called into service all remaining able-bodied men, including those whose civilian labor had previously been deemed indispensable. Among the latter was an East Prussian farmer named Hans Thiel, who suddenly found himself on the Eastern front, fighting not to bring glory to the Nazi Party (for which he felt at best a troubled resignation) but to save his country from destruction. With the defeat of the Germans, Thiel was taken prisoner by the advancing Soviet forces. From the closing days of World War II through three years of postwar captivity, this memoir details the experiences of Hans Thiel. Beginning with the realities of agrarian life during World War II, it then describes Thiel’s conscription, his combat experiences, and his life as a postwar prisoner, held first by the Red Army and then transferred to camps under Polish control. The atrocities these prisoners suffered at the hands of their captors—as retaliation for German military war crimes—are discussed in detail. The book includes a glossary (general terms), an appendix commenting on German agrarian policy under the Third Reich, a second appendix discussing the difficulties of tracing Thiel’s route through the war-torn countryside, and a third appendix of placenames. Photographs and maps are also included.
Category: History

The Wolves Of Craywood

Author : V. J. Banis
ISBN : 9781434438393
Genre : Fiction
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Dark tragedy strikes the three Cray brothers: two girls have been brutally torn apart by vicious beasts, and the countryside around Cray Manor blazes with the legends of the werewolf. No one believes that a man could have caused such horror. Gaye reluctantly answers her sister Susan's call for help, not wanting to see the man she'd once intended to marry. When she learns that Susan blames Walter Cray for the killings at Craywood, it seems as if the world is collapsing into insanity. Nightmare follows nightmare, and soon Gaye herself is marked for death! Can anyone stop the Wolves of Craywood?
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