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Way Down In The Hole

Author : Ed Norris
ISBN : 1627201440
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Ed Norris' career arc was dazzling. He spent 20 years as a crime-fighting savant with the New York Police Department, rising from beat cop to deputy commissioner of operations at age 36. As police commissioner of Baltimore, he breathed life into a demoralized force that lowered the city's infamous homicide count for the first time in a decade. After the 911 attacks, he took over the Maryland State Police and pushed innovative anti-terrorism strategies that made him a national leader in the field. At the University of Virginia, they taught a graduate course about how his leadership techniques transformed one of the most violent cities in the country. He was the golden boy of law enforcement, a brash, larger-than-life figure with a taste for fine restaurants, bespoke clothing and fast motorcycles. Then it all came crashing down. An investigation into a little-known police expense account morphed into what many felt was a politically-motivated hit job by federal prosecutors. Corruption charges were spiced with lurid allegations of pricey dinners with women and gifts purchased at Victoria's Secret. Ed Norris protested his innocence, but landed in federal prison. Thus began the hellish ordeal that ultimately cost him his livelihood, reputation, health and marriage. This is the incredible story of America's most promising cop, the dark forces that brought him down and his long, emotional journey back from the abyss.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Down In The Hole

Author : Joy DeLyria
ISBN : 9781576876329
Genre : Fiction
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Down in the Hole humorously re-imagines HBO and creator David Simon's The Wire as an illustrated Victorian novel. Highly anticipated since its initial online appearance and immediate viral proliferation, first-time authors and ersatz Victorian scholars Joy DeLyria and Sean Michael Robinson have painstakingly created a satirical and fictional world based on the characters and narrative of television's most loved drama, The Wire. To be published in time to celebrate The Wire's tenth anniversary, Down in the Hole: the unWired World of H.B. Ogden is a collection of excerpts and illustrations from The Wire, a Victorian serial novel of DeLyria and Robinson's invention, credited to fictional author H.B. Ogden. Excerpts from Ogden's work are knit together by the history of the novel, its author and illustrator, and the adventures of the passionate archivists who uncovered this forgotten text. The Baltimore Sun writes: "...[This] quintessentially Victorian vision of Ogden's The Wire...is a scintillating piece of faux-scholarship. It's set in an alternate universe where the HBO series doesn't exist—and where The Wire in any form, including Horatio Bucklesby Ogden's, has yet to be discovered." Gawker asks: "So, how long before we can actually buy this illustrated version of The Wire? I'd put it on my Amazon wish list now if I could."
Category: Fiction

Down The Hole

Author : Edna Tantjingu
ISBN : 1864650249
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 86.30 MB
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When they came to take the fair-skinned Aboriginal children away, they didn't always find them. Those kids were Down the hole, up the tree, across the sandhills...running from the State and Daisy Bates. This is a true story!
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Hole At The Bottom Of The Sea

Author : Joel Achenbach
ISBN : 9781451625370
Genre : Business & Economics
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Documents the race to seal the BP well in the Gulf of Mexico, describing how Deepwater Horizon challenged the world's leading scientists and engineers to stop the leak and discover why it exploded in the first place.
Category: Business & Economics

The Hole In The Wall

Author : Clare Fisher
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Genre : Literary Collections
File Size : 36.85 MB
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Mouse

Author : Daniel S. Knowles
ISBN : 9781453596319
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 21.66 MB
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Join the mice again in this ninth mouse book as they embark on more adventures. Read about Foul-Smelling Bob who, while taking a shower, was attacked by a reptile that came out of the showerhead. Romules finds a dead body in a closet in a new house that he had purchased. A living head from a dead mouse is attached to the living body of Lone Wolf Mouse who had a dead head due to a deadly accident. Drool and his gang of toughs battle the Grouch Anderson Gang in coal bin. Flight 100 falls into Mousetown Bay. Stenny and Honest Ape land their place on the top of Niagara Falls. Duck Paddler walks across the Cheese Finder River, just like another biblical figure had done a long time ago. Johnny Seed comes to town to spread his stuff. Wanda Gizzard blows up like a balloon when she is stung by a bee. A small Gila monster comes out of Toddy's mouth at a local eating place. Shank Edwards swallows a knife at the Down Trodden Cafe. Read about the Ghost ship that sailed into Mousetown Bay. Grandma Snouser turns into a large reptile. Why did the MTPD, the MOusetown Police, give headless mouse a traffic ticket for speeing in his car? Why is Bull Roar devoured by his close friend and training buddy at the gym, Throckmorton, a pet frog? These stories and many others are just waiting for you to take a gander at the read BUT REMEMBER, READ THE STORIES AT YOUR OWN RISK. There is some violence and death in some of the chapters.
Category: Juvenile Fiction

The Hole Book One

Author : Dameon Gibbs
ISBN : 9781312226487
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 79.55 MB
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Experience and relive The Hole, it is a true inspiring story in which a young man desperately struggled to overcome The Hole. To him the streets of Baltimore city was The Hole, it was a place that had bind and consumed his life, it gave some but took mor
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Fire In The Hole

Author : James Michael Orange
ISBN : 9780595160037
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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How does a young man coming of age in the 1960s go from seminarian to soldier? What can scare an average kid from Cleveland into killing for his country? The answer: Vietnam–that soul-sucking war that still invades dreams. After surviving a year of combat and the loss of fellow Marines, Orange came home in 1970 to another battlefield–Kent State University, where the Ohio National Guard gunned down his classmates. Reeling and confused, he went from soldier to seaman on a Great Lakes ore carrier. Then he became a hippie who fought against the same war he once supported, the same war that stole his youth and innocence. Orange reflects on his journey of tumult and tears from a vantage point of age and wisdom. This is a survivor’s tale, told with honesty and compassion for those who fought on both sides of a conflict that sliced through the lives of so many.
Category: Biography & Autobiography