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Angels Flight

Author : Michael Connelly
ISBN : 9781409121831
Genre : Fiction
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A lawyer is found murdered on the eve of a landmark trial at the foot of Angels Flight in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. The superb sixth Harry Bosch novel from the award-winning No. 1 bestselling author. BOSCH TV STARTS FEBRUARY 2015. Harry Bosch finds himself yet again in charge of a case that no one else will touch. This time his job is to nail the killer of hot shot black lawyer Howard Elias. Elias has been found murdered on the eve of going to court on behalf of Michael Harris, a man the LAPD believes guilty of the rape and murder of a twelve-year-old girl. Elias had let it be known that the aim of his civil case was not only to reveal the real killer but to target and bring down the racist cops who beat up his client during a violent interrogation. Now it's all down to Bosch - and he's got to take a long, hard look at some of his colleagues in a police department that is rife with suspicion and hatred.
Category: Fiction

Los Angeles S Angels Flight

Author : Jim Dawson
ISBN : 0738558125
Genre : History
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From 1901 to 1969, Angels Flight was America's most famous incline railway, familiar from its many appearances on postcards and in pulp fiction and film noir. It inspired the titles of five novels, including a 1999 best seller, and three films. Angels Flight's two colorful trolleys glided up and down the side of Bunker Hill in the heart of Los Angeles, carrying 100 million passengers between a downtown business district and a Victorian aerie that gradually deteriorated into a gritty slum. When the city turned Bunker Hill into an acropolis of skyscrapers, Angels Flight was packed up like a boy's electric train set and stored away for nearly 30 years. After a restoration in the mid-1990s that led to a fatal accident, Angels Flight has reopened and is now ready to claim its next chapters in Los Angeles history.
Category: History

Angels Flight

Author : Don Ryan
ISBN : 1939419085
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As a literary city Los Angeles did not exist before the 1920s. Then, in 1927, came Don Ryan's magnificent, syncopated Angel's Flight, with its myriad impressions of a fledgling LA.

Murder On The Angels Flight Trolley

Author : London Lovett
Genre : Fiction
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There's a Valentine's Day killer on the loose ... Poppy Starfire is excited to be spending the morning at an estate sale with her best friend, Birdie. Their adventure entails a trip on the Angels Flight trolley, the shortest cable car ride in the world but a necessity for traveling up to Los Angeles's famous Bunker Hill. Their highly anticipated morning goes awry when a woman keels over dead on the trolley. The police are quick to write the woman's death off as an accident but Poppy's not so sure. When the dead woman's sister asks Poppy to find out the real cause of her sister's untimely death, Poppy and Jasper find themselves in the middle of a case that has little evidence and even less possible suspects. After a second victim turns up, they try to connect the dots, but the dots are few and far between. When the mad killer strikes closer to home, Poppy and Jasper realize they need a plan and fast. Book 3 of the Starfire Cozy Mystery series by London Lovett A historical mystery set in 1920s Los Angeles Book 1: Murder on Lot B Book 2: Murder at the Ostrich Farm Book 3: Murder on the Angels Flight Trolley
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Angels Flight

Author : Nalini Singh
ISBN : 9780575117013
Genre : Fiction
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Warrior angels, vampire hunters and angels gone bad heat up this altogether sizzling paranormal alternate universe. This anthology of novellas features Angels' Wolf, Angels' Judgement, Angels' Pawn and the never-before-published Angels' Dance.
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Angel S Flight

Author : Karen Angel
ISBN : 1483489493
Genre : Air pilots
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Angels Flight The Trials Of Kit Shannon 2

Author : James Scott Bell
ISBN : 0910355177
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Nothing had prepared her for the hostility of a city gripped by prejudice . . . With her first trial a dramatic success, Kit Shannon steps out from the protective and guiding hand of her mentor and begins her own law practice. When she is drawn to the defense of a man accused of a crime that crosses racial lines, Kit is unprepared for the prejudice and hatred that is hurled in her direction. A loyal supporter of the law, Kit struggles with the secret role of the very officers who claim to represent justice. When a new suitor enters her life, Kit finds her heart longing to embrace the love he offers. His gentle care for her provides the support she needs as she faces opposition that continually grows more threatening. Could this be God's leading hand?

Angel S Flight

Author : Ella Summers
ISBN : 1080076263
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The old saying is true. Knowledge really is power, especially when angels and gods play the game. The original Immortals, masters of magic, once reigned over every world in the known universe-until they suddenly vanished. The gods and demons have been fighting over the remains of their fractured empire ever since. Millennia later, new angel Leda, a soldier in the gods' army, is recuperating from her transformation. Her recovery is cut short, however, when a curse strikes New York City, a spell targeted directly at the Legion of Angels. Even as the Legion's soldiers succumb to wrath, jealousy, and fear, the beasts on the plains of monsters are growing in numbers and power. And the longer Leda and her archangel lover Nero investigate these phenomena, the closer they come to the ancient secret that destroyed the Immortals-and that now threatens to tear the Earth apart. Angel's Flight is the eighth book in the Legion of Angels series.

An Angel S Flight

Author : Cynthia Diaz
ISBN : 9781490751467
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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An Angels Flight reveals a struggle to achieve, which is in the form of poetry. It is everyones moment in time when we must face reality and choose to overcome our struggle through the strengths of practice, strategy, faith, and perseverance.
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Victorian Los Angeles

Author : Charles Epting
ISBN : 9781626196087
Genre : History
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Before the oil boom and rise of Hollywood brought today's renowned landmarks to downtown Los Angeles, an entirely different and often forgotten high Victorian city existed. Prior to Union Station, there was the impressive Romanesque Arcade Station of the Southern Pacific line in the 1880s. Before UCLA, the Gothic Revival State Normal School stood in place of today's Los Angeles Public Library. Elsewhere the city held Victorian pleasure gardens, amusement piers and even an ostrich farm, all lost to time and the rapid modernization of a new century. Local author Charles Epting reveals Los Angeles's unknown past at the turn of the twentieth century through the prominent citizens, events and major architectural styles that propelled the growth of a nascent city.
Category: History

Angel Flight Mid Atlantic

Author : Suzanne Rhodes
ISBN : 9781439619438
Genre : Photography
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In 1972, two pilots—one a federal career engineer, the other the pastor of a prominent church in Washington, D.C.—discovered a common passion for flying airplanes and serving people. One day over lunch, the men conceived a flight plan, one that would undergo many changes before becoming Angel Flight Mid-Atlantic, as it is known today. Ed Boyer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and Dr. Louis Evans, pastor of the National Presbyterian Church, discussed how to pool their interests and qualifications. From its beginnings as a charitable shuttle service for religious leaders and dignitaries, to full-scale charitable air ambulance operations, to Angel Flights for ambulatory patients, the initial vision has grown into a network of over 1,500 volunteer pilots in the Mid-Atlantic region who use their private planes to fly people in need to specialized treatment. Angel Flight coordinates missions of mercy from its offices in Virginia Beach, helping patients to find “the shortest distance between home and hope.”
Category: Photography

The Angel S Flight

Author : Louise Anne Bateman
ISBN : 1729545076
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"Know now that I no longer rely on you to keep my secrets. It is rather the other way around. You are under my protection." Meg Giry knew that danger awaited her when her life became inseparably linked with that of Erik, the man known as the Phantom of the Opera. But she never suspected that her home and future would be destroyed at his hands. Forced into following Erik out of Paris, Meg discovers that her own past cannot be so easily fled, and that a new life in the company of this unpredictable, dangerous man may lead her into depths of darkness that she never imagined. In order to survive, Meg must align her ambitions with Erik's - no matter what the sacrifices may be.

Angels Flight A Mercy Allcutt Mystery Book 2

Author : Alice Duncan
ISBN : 9781644571040
Genre : Fiction
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Famed Gossip Columnist Murdered at Séance in Angels Flight, a Historical Cozy Mystery from Alice Duncan --1926, Los Angeles, CA-- Mercy Allcutt is thrilled with her new job as secretary to private investigator Ernie Templeton—until she opens the door and discovers her mother on the doorstep. Known to her friends as Honoria and to her daughters as the Wrath of God, Mrs. Allcutt is the last person on earth whom Mercy wants to see--barring a couple of cold-blooded murderers she’s met in the past few weeks. But more surprises lay ahead for the aspiring sleuth: a couple of phony spiritualists, a Hollywood gossip columnist who gets bumped off during a séance, a semi-famous starlet, and several other colorful characters. Soon Mercy finds herself in very deep waters indeed. Publisher Note: Readers who enjoy cozy mysteries in historical settings are sure to appreciate the Mercy Allcutt series set in 1920s Los Angeles, California. No vulgarity or explicit sex for those who appreciate a clean and wholesome read. The Mercy Allcutt Mystery Series Lost Among the Angels Angels Flight Fallen Angels Angels of Mercy Thanksgiving Angels
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Angels Flight

Author : Walt Wheelock
ISBN : OCLC:1105279238
Genre : Los Angeles (Calif.)
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The Electrifying Angels Flight

Author : Joy Munson
ISBN : 1648583822
Genre : Fiction
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The Electrifying Angel's Flight (sequel) to The Electrifying Demise Six years have passed, and Angel Flight Gulf Stream medically equipped air transport plane fleet has added Angel Flight Four and Angel Flight Six. The people in The Dalles, Oregon, are law-abiding citizens. The stories unfold, and new residents are welcomed, each having a fascinating history. The Michael Murphy & Son Electrical Contractors business was the financier for the formation of Mike Murphy (the son) to realize his dream of becoming a MediVac service to people free of any charges. Mike and Susan have their wedding anniversary evening without fanfare. Mike is needing flight crews for additional planes, and the encounter with his first applicant for the pilot seat has a long story. He has a wife whose story is important as well. This passage covers conversation of general, getting acquainted subjects. It progresses to a short flight that involved teaching to achieve "smoothe" touchdowns for the comfort of ill or injured patients arrival at hospitals, etc. for urgent care. The next encounter is a brawl with a thug at the local grocery store. This is exciting, and blow by blow narrative is action-packed! The new pilot's lady and other women visit, and soon wedding plans are forming. The tale continues when an attractive lady comes into Mike's office to apply for a pilot's position. She is a vibrant and robust character with issues; some immediate and others such as lodging, car parking, clothes. These are minor, and the significant problems are exciting, surprising, impressive and unusual. vi Three guys from New Jersey came into the office. They were expected and looking to qualify for a job with Angel Flight. One of them is noticeably causing suspicion and distrust at first impressions. That was the correct impression for this guy. There was a call for a copilot, and an available part-time pilot from Wyoming was hired for a one-time flight. The Police of Chief in The Dalles is a Native American and has personality and fairness in his enforcement of legal statutes and sometimes affording competent counsel to wayward souls who go astray. Along the way, many shadowy characters and policemen have encounters of different degrees and behaviors. In Chicago and in Atlantic City are battles of evil guy/right guy eye-opening events. Crime does not pay. Romance, of course, is not missing from this book by any means, and there is no need to search for the scenes, although not to be alarmed by graphic explanations. Many reverent scenes occur and are heartwarming and are good examples for any ready to notice. Brotherly love and counting are blessings are only two of many. The emergency episode of a man injured by a bull is unique. He is a tough rancher and doesn't want sedation or any pampering. The part-time pilot was also a rancher, and a business deal was agreed by the two that will be a point of information to the average person. This copilot also shows a profound talent, none of which, his family nor friends were aware of. A rickety truck parks in front of The Dalles police chief's office and a black confident, but obviously troubled young woman explains she is need of a job and has a son and mother for whom she is responsible. This episode is, again, human interest and does turn out for the best. The plot thickens, and things begin to be apparent that dangerous criminal activity is about to be exposed, and the case can be closed. Before and after the incidents and events there are picnics, casino activity, hand to hand contact of criminal vs. police, devotional scenes, and rarely does a problematic situation go unsolved. The ending is quite violent but justified.
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The Flight Of The Angels

Author : Alistair Charles Rolls
ISBN : 9042004673
Genre : Literary Criticism
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It is a close study of four novels by Boris Vian. It aims to show how L'Ecume des jours, L'Automne a Pekin, L'Herbe rouge and L'Arrache-coeur form a unified and coherent tetralogy. By establishing close links between these four texts, it becomes possible to achieve a more comprehensive understanding, not only of the significance of the tetralogy in exposing a complex and multi-layered novelistic strategy at the heart of the vianesque, but of the individual novels as autonomous creations. An examination of the novels reveals that they are not merely joined to one another via a superficial network of textual similarities (that which I refer to as intratextuality), but that this intertwining is emblematic of a common method of narrative construction. Each Vian novel is dependent, for a thorough understanding of the text to be possible, upon the multiple lines of external influence running through it. The sources of this influence (which I refer to as intertextuality) are located in various major texts of twentieth century literature, anglophone as well as francophone. Thus, in each instance the narrative is driven by a complicated interaction of intratextuality and intertextuality."
Category: Literary Criticism

Angels Flight

Author : Virginia Linden Comer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105020514357
Genre : Travel
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Angel S Flight

Author : Don Ryan
ISBN : UCAL:$B312430
Genre : Los Angeles (Calif.)
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"Los Angeles as seen by a cynical journalist." Cf. Hanna, A. Mirror for the nation
Category: Los Angeles (Calif.)

Angels Of A Lower Flight

Author : Susie Scott Krabacher
ISBN : 9781416535164
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Convinced by a friend to travel to Haiti, former Playboy Playmate Susie Scott Krabacher rededicated herself to Christianity when she witnessed the poverty and suffering there. She founded the Mercy and Sharing Foundation to help Haitian children.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Angels Only Stand Where Cherubim Take Flight

Author : Victoria Ellison
ISBN : 1413794777
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The police coerce a teenage boy into confessing to a crime he did not commit. Jeremiah Washington, who was raised by his grandmother and mother, ends up in jail. Through the series of events during Jeremiahs life, he decides to make some changes in his life, which make him ask some strong questions as he ponders the meaning of his existence. In the midst of the trials that he faces, he finds a mentor and the one thing that makes his life meaningful and truly worth living. Jeremiahs story shows how lifes difficulties help aid in the building of ones character.
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