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Going Too Far

Author : Catherine Alliott
ISBN : 9780141973401
Genre : Fiction
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Laugh out loud with the gorgeously romantic rural comedy from the bestselling author of A Cornish Summer Polly is content and settled in married life, until one comment shakes everything up. 'You've gone all fat and complacent because you've got your man, haven't you?' Polly Penhalligan is outraged at the suggestion that since getting married to Nick and settling into their beautiful manor farmhouse in Cornwall she has let herself go. But watching a lot of telly and gorging on biscuits, not getting dressed until lunchtime and waiting for pregnancy to strike are not the signs of someone living an active and fulfilled life. So Polly does something rash. She allows her home to be used as a location for a TV advert. Having a glamorous film crew around will certainly put a bomb under the idyllic, rural life. Only perhaps she should have consulted Nick first . . . Because before the cameras have even started to roll - and complete chaos descends on the farm - Polly's marriage has been turned upside down. This time she really has gone too far . . . 'An addictive cocktail of wit, frivolity and madcap romance' Time Out
Category: Fiction

Gone Too Far Troubleshooters 6

Author : Suzanne Brockmann
ISBN : 9780755380152
Genre : Fiction
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Troubleshooters: They Never Let You Down. The sixth addictive romantic suspense novel in New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Brockmann's Troubleshooters series, filled with thrilling adventure, excitement and passion. In GONE TOO FAR, ex-lovers Lieutenant Sam Starrett and FBI agent Alyssa Locke find that sometimes the only way to the truth is to break the law... Whilst Lieutenant Sam Starrett's career as a Navy SEAL has gone from strength to strength, his private life has turned into a mess. Waiting for his divorce papers was always going to be tough but Sam's life turns into a nightmare when he arrives at his ex-wife's home for a visit with his young daughter to find a woman lying brutally murdered and his daughter missing. FBI agent Alyssa Locke is dismayed to find herself assigned to Sam's case. She and her former lover have a complex history and their intense attraction has never gone away. But with Sam the main suspect in a murder investigation, Alyssa is faced with an impossible dilemma: arrest a man she believes in her heart to be innocent, or risk her career to help save him. With passion simmering between them, Alyssa and Sam must go on the run to discover the truth and find Sam's daughter, but they have no idea how deadly this situation is about to become...
Category: Fiction

Going Too Far

Author : Tony Hendra
ISBN : UOM:39015013283406
Genre : Humor
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Chronicles the history of "Boomer Humor," from its beginnings with Lenny Bruce and Jules Feiffer, through the sixties and the work of Richard Pryor and Woody Allen, to its contemporary expression in "Saturday Night Live"
Category: Humor

Going Too Far Enough

Author : ALLEN H
ISBN : 1560983671
Genre : Government publications
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This is a book about how it feels to be alive in America at century's end - the Edens and the wastelands, the psychic heft of it all, our ghosts, hopes, myths, and heroes. It's about who we are, who we think we are, and how we'll remember the way we were. Henry Southworth Allen, prizewinning culture critic for the Washington Post, finds his characters for this drama in latterday demigods: Jack Kennedy, Miss America, Ralph Lauren, Mickey Mouse, Ingrid Bergman, the yeoman farmer (as seen in Rhonda Long, 15, grooming a black Angus at a state fair), physicist Stephen Hawking in his wheelchair, three generations of Wyeths painting elegies to an age when the Anglo-Saxon ruled, and the ageless Zsa Zsa Gabor sidling across a hotel room in satin mules. With elegance, energy, and wit, Allen describes an era when "heaven is a dream of endless second chances and everything else bristles with doom". Americans strive endlessly, he says, to be saved from that doom - sweating in aerobics classes and shivering in forests primeval. We believe in the redeeming powers of summer houses, the FBI, the common many, the good war, journeys into space, "the sacramental power of guns, the sanctity of little white towns in New Hampshire, and the proposition that the secret of success is knowing how to go precisely too far enough". He sees with an anthropological eye, which is to say he sees meaning - the meaning of our periodic fits of national gloom, of an Age of Consumption, of wilderness, Vietnam, innocence, and all the other symbols that float through the national psyche "like one of those mammoth American flags waving over a Cadillac dealership...proudly hailed by a country that rarely stops to think aboutthem at all".
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Going Too Far

Author : Jennifer Echols
ISBN : 9781471118029
Genre : Fiction
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High school senior Meg revels in being a rebel; cutting class whenever possible and hanging out anywhere she's not supposed to be. Like on a railroad-tracks-covered bridge that's off-limits to trespassers. When she and her friends are busted for trespassing and underage drinking, she's sentenced to spend her spring break riding along with a rookie police officer on his nightshift patrol. To make things worse the cop, John After, is only two years older than Meg, and is sure that he knows all he needs to about her. John has nothing but contempt for her childish rebellion, but that's fine, because the feelings mutual - his straight-laced, by-the-book attitude is everything that Meg hates. But they're about to discover that they have a lot more in common than either one of them could have dreamed and, as they're forced to spend time together, sparks fly and a hot attraction between them becomes undeniable…
Category: Fiction

Going Too Far

Author : Robin Morgan
ISBN : 9781497678101
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The personal papers of one of feminism’s most passionate leaders, with a new preface by the author As an activist for social justice, Robin Morgan has acquired a reputation for strong convictions and a life-affirming way of expressing them through writing. Nowhere is this more evident than in Going Too Far, which takes us behind the scenes in Morgan’s life and in the women’s movement until 1977. We watch the development of an organizer who is a complex thinker while Morgan evolves as a mother, leader, writer, and activist. Morgan’s keen eye is trained on all aspects of modern feminism, and this is reflected in the juxtaposition of the journal entries and letters of her personal life with the essays and polemics that shape her public persona. Her opinions on marriage, love, religion, pornography, and art are as utterly fresh and timely today as they were decades ago. Her growing wisdom and depth of perception are apparent in the book’s progression, and her last chapters, focused on what she terms the “metaphysics of feminism,” will change a reader’s world view for the better—and forever.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Music Inside Out

Author : John Rahn
ISBN : 9781134396221
Genre : Music
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Music

Going Too Far

Author : Ishmael Reed
ISBN : 1926824563
Genre : Social Science
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When an American critic complained that with his new novel, “Juice!”, Ishmael Reed had gone “too far,” he didn't’ realize how far Reed had gone. All the way to Canada! Just as the fugitive slaves, who’d found a home in Canada, were able to challenge the prevailing attitude in the America that the slaves were well off under the management of merciful masters, from Canada, where Going Too Far is published, Ishmael Reed challenges the widespread opinion that racism is no longer a factor in American life.In fact, according to Reed, in some ways, the United States very much resembles the country of the 1850's. The representations of blacks in popular culture are throwbacks to the days of minstrelsy. Politicians are raising stereotypes about blacks reminiscent of those that the fugitive slaves found it necessary to combat: that they are lazy and dependent and need people to manage them. Reaction to some of the essays in Going Too Far has been ferocious. Joan Walsh of Salon.com, called his criticism of white progressives, “pernicious.” Laura Miller of The New York Times called his essay on Mark Twain, “rowdy.” Sapphire, the author of Push from which the movie Precious was adapted, said that his criticism of the movie meant that he was“mentally ill.” Ishmael Reed answers by paraphrasing Harry Truman, whose Civil Rights record is examined in this book. He says, “I’m not any of those things. I just tell the truth and it looks as though I’m ‘rowdy,’ ‘pernicious,’ and ‘mentally ill.’”
Category: Social Science

You Ve Gone Too Far This Time Sir

Author : Danny Bent
ISBN : 0989285405
Genre : Bicycle touring
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Have you ever woken up in the sultry heat of the morning, your hair and beard teeming with maggots? Have you ever felt the cold barrel of a semi-automatic gun against your forehead? When Danny Bent cycled 10,000 miles from the UK to India to raise money for ActionAid, it was a decision that took twenty years and one minute. For twenty years he had wanted to do something to raise money for charity. The one minute was when as their teacher he was put on the spot by his pupils and declared that the means was by bike, and he was going to India. What he had signed up for was slogging along roads with trucks bearing down on him, unable to see and choking in the smog; shooting down treacherous descents with 100 foot drops, shaking with cold and too numb to brake; muscle burn and saddle sores; delirium and food poisoning; thirst and malnutrition; foul and insanitary conditions; life-threatening crises; obstructive border guards, crazed dogs and inquisitive passers-by. 'You've Gone Too Far This Time, Sir!' is a real and compelling blow-by-blow account of Danny's trip across Europe, the former Soviet Republics, Russia, China, Pakistan and India. And what people! They are the true delight of this book, mostly charming, sometimes reckless, occasionally threatening, always unpredictable, and forever inviting Danny to be up for the challenge of entertaining them, in one instance by dancing in front of a packed stadium, in another by eating sheep's brains in a local night market. Danny turns the wheels, you turn the pages. The pace is relentless. The story is both heart-stopping and heart-warming. The arrival is breakdown-and-cry emotional. And there's loads of fun and wonderment along the way too. What a book! What a ride! Live your dream.
Category: Bicycle touring

Almost Sex

Author : Michael DiMarco
ISBN : 9780800733780
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A non-preachy follow-up to Technical Virgin counsels male teens on how to remain true to Christian principles regarding premarital sex in the face of societal beliefs about what is acceptable behavior, covering topics ranging from flirting versus foreplay and knowing what girls want to emotional virginity and the concept of friends with benefits. Original.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Mountain Too Far

Author : Karl H. Purnell
ISBN : UVA:X004541239
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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An award-winning newspaper editor describes the devastating impact of his mountain climber son's death in an avalanche and his own efforts to retrace his son's various climbs--from Yosemite to the French Alps to the Himalayas--as he struggles to come to terms with his son's devotion to mountain climbing and gain an understanding of the awesome power of nature.
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Author : Laurie Matthew
ISBN : 9780857208286
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this powerful and honest memoir, Laurie Matthew takes the reader with her as she revisits her childhood in 1950s and 1960s Dundee. Raised in a home which consisted of an emotionally neglectful and physically violent mother, a distant father, a chronically sick brother and a sister she needed to protect, the only ray of light in little Laurie's life came from the man who would return home from the Army with pockets full of sweets and bags of toys. Uncle Andrew would shower her with attention and love, capture the hearts of everyone around him - and carefully groom her for years of abuse by not only himself, but also by a network of paedophiles. Laurie tells a harrowing story of isolation, as her abusers went to extraordinary lengths to carry out their sick acts, wearing masks to confuse and torment her and keeping her away from other children. But these evil men had no idea that the girl they systematically violated would turn into one of the country's leading child protection experts, and that their legacy would give her the impetus to change the lives of so many innocent victims.
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Too Far Gone

Author : John Ramsey Miller
ISBN : 9780440336266
Genre : Fiction
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Alexa Keen is the best the FBI has to offer, a special agent who can achieve the impossible: finding victims of abduction before they can be killed. Casey LePointe West is heiress to one of the greatest fortunes in America. Now, as Hurricane Katrina roars toward New Orleans, these two women are finding common ground in a city of ghosts and grandeur...Alexa as the FBI’s representative in a case guaranteed to destroy careers, and Casey as a woman whose husband has gone missing—and who herself may be the next victim of a brilliant manipulator’s rage. From the violent wards of an insane asylum to the primordial Louisiana swamps, Alexa is entering the darkest corners of a deadly mystery, peeling back layers of family secrets, hidden relationships, and a twenty-five-year-old crime. And as a raging hurricane gathers strength, she is plunged into a frantic race against time, in the eye of a storm of violence...and just where a ruthless killer wants her to be.
Category: Fiction

Going To See The Leaves

Author : Linda Collins
ISBN : 0140099204
Genre : Middle-aged persons
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Category: Middle-aged persons

China Report

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ISBN : UOM:39015043529695
Genre : China
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Daily Report

Author : United States. Foreign Broadcast Information Service
ISBN : UOM:39015043579351
Genre : China
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Category: China