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Out Of The Easy

Author : Ruta Sepetys
ISBN : 9781101607800
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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“A haunting peek at the life of a teenage girl in 1950s New Orleans.”--Entertainment Weekly It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer. She devises a plan get out, but a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother, her conscience, and Willie Woodley, the brusque madam on Conti Street. Josie is caught between the dream of an elite college and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans lures her in her quest for truth, dangling temptation at every turn, and escalating to the ultimate test. With characters as captivating as those in her internationally bestselling novel Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys skillfully creates a rich story of secrets, lies, and the haunting reminder that decisions can shape our destiny.
Category: Young Adult Fiction

The Easy Way Out

Author : Steven Amsterdam
ISBN : 9781786480859
Genre : Fiction
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EVAN IS A SUICIDE ASSISTANT. HIS JOB IS LEGAL - JUST. 'A poignant, sharply funny story that raises questions about life, death, and love' Louise O'Neill 'You might just want to find and hug a nurse after finishing this thoughtful and ethically nuanced novel' Guardian Evan is the one at the hospital who hands out the last drink to those who ask for it. Evan's friends don't know what he does during the day. His mother, Viv, doesn't know what he's up to at night. And his supervisor suspects there may be trouble ahead. As he helps one patient after another die, Evan pushes against the limits of the law - and his own morality. And with Viv increasingly unwell, his love life complicated, to say the least, Evan begins to wonder who might be there for him, when the time comes. From an award-winning author, The Easy Way Out is a brilliantly funny and exquisitely sad novel that gets to the heart of one of the most difficult questions each of us may face: would you help someone die?
Category: Fiction

Study Guide Student Workbook For Out Of The Easy

Author : David Lee
ISBN : 109499880X
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The Student Workbooks are designed to get students thinking critically about the text they read and provide a guided study format to facilitate in improved learning and retention. Teachers and Homeschool Instructors may use the activities included to improve student learning and organization. Students will construct and identify the following areas of knowledge. Character IdentificationEventsLocationVocabularyMain IdeaConflictAnd more as appropriate to the text.
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Singing Was The Easy Part

Author : Vic Damone
ISBN : 9781429982696
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Born Vito Farinola in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn in 1928, Vic worked as an usher at the fabled Paramount Theatre before realizing a dream by shooting to the top of the Billboard Chart in 1947 with his first hit "I Have But One Heart." He was mentored by everyone from Perry Como to Tommy Dorsey. Frank Sinatra praised his voice and became a friend for life, giving him advice on singing and women. Damone had one of the most successful careers ever had by an American pop singer and one of the most glamorous and exciting lives of any guy who lived while the Ratpack reigned. • He was almost thrown out of the window of a New York City hotel by a mobster. • He dated Ava Gardner, who got him drunk for the first time. • He married glamorous Italian actress Ana Maria Pierangeli and later, Diahann Carroll. • He appeared at the Sands Hotel during the glory days of Vegas and once took a nude chorus girl into the steam room where the Ratpack was relaxing. In Singing Was the Easy Part, he talks frankly about his bankruptcy, his many marriages and his belief in God. It's a warm, funny, and inspiring memoir from one of America's greatest pop singers.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

El Rancho Del Misterio Spanish Edition

Author : Gertrude Chandler Warner
ISBN : 9780807576526
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
File Size : 65.39 MB
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A children's classic now available in Spanish. Henry, Jessie, Violet, and Benny Alden have just found out they have an Aunt Jane who hasn't spoken to their grandfather in years. The children are spending the summer on Aunt Jane's ranch out west. On the way there, the girls spy a "mystery man."� Will he reveal an amazing discovery about the ranch that will change everything?
Category: Juvenile Fiction

Between Shades Of Gray

Author : Ruta Sepetys
ISBN : 110147615X
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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The inspiration for the major motion picture Ashes in the Snow! "Few books are beautifully written, fewer still are important; this novel is both." --The Washington Post From New York Times and international bestseller and Carnegie Medal winner Ruta Sepetys, author of Salt to the Sea, comes a story of loss and of fear -- and ultimately, of survival. A New York Times notable book An international bestseller A Carnegie Medal nominee A William C. Morris Award finalist A Golden Kite Award winner Fifteen-year-old Lina is a Lithuanian girl living an ordinary life -- until Soviet officers invade her home and tear her family apart. Separated from her father and forced onto a crowded train, Lina, her mother, and her young brother make their way to a Siberian work camp, where they are forced to fight for their lives. Lina finds solace in her art, documenting these events by drawing. Risking everything, she imbeds clues in her drawings of their location and secretly passes them along, hoping her drawings will make their way to her father's prison camp. But will strength, love, and hope be enough for Lina and her family to survive? A moving and haunting novel perfect for readers of The Book Thief. Praise for Between Shades of Gray: "Superlative. A hefty emotional punch." --The New York Times Book Review "Heart-wrenching . . . an eye-opening reimagination of a very real tragedy written with grace and heart." --The Los Angeles Times "At once a suspenseful, drama-packed survival story, a romance, and an intricately researched work of historial fiction." --The Wall Street Journal * "Beautifully written and deeply felt . . . An important book that deserves the widest possible readership." --Booklist, starred review “A superlative first novel. A hefty emotional punch.”--The New York Times Book Review “A brilliant story of love and survival.”--Laurie Halse Anderson, bestselling author of Speak and Wintergirls * “Beautifully written and deeply felt…an important book that deserves the widest possible readership.”--Booklist, Starred Review
Category: Young Adult Fiction

Packing It In The Easy Way

Author : Allen Carr
ISBN : 9780141936369
Genre : Self-Help
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Be inspired by Allen Carr's life story of how he quit his 100-a-day habit, and his quest to cure the world of smoking. 'Truly inspirational. If you are convinced there is no way you will ever give up ... I strongly recommend you read it' Mail on Sunday _________ Allen Carr used to smoke 100 cigarettes a day - a habit that was driving him to despair. He tried every technique around but they just wouldn't work, until he discovered his now famous Easyway method in 1983 and finally quit for good. This led to the bestselling book, Allen Carr's Easy Way to Stop Smoking, and a successful chain of clinics, which has helped thousands of people across the world in their goal to be free of tobacco. His story, from slave to a habit that was destroying his life to latter-day lifestyle guru, makes for both inspirational and utterly compelling reading.
Category: Self-Help

Out Of Order

Author : Ross Hockrow
ISBN : 9780133579598
Genre : Computers
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Most video and film editors understand that the story is central to their work and that editing choices need to serve the telling of that story in the best way possible. What they may not know, however, are all the valuable techniques to making this craft appear seamless and part of the busy editor’s normal workflow. This book takes an approach to editing that both beginners and intermediate editors will find refreshing. While other books approach the topic of editing by teaching the functions of the editing software, this book explains how you can make smart choices and use those functions to affect the story. In the book you’ll learn workflow tips, time saving techniques, linear and non-linear theory, cutting techniques, enhancing emotion through music and sound effects, leveling and mastering audio, color correction, and most importantly, the role editing can have on the telling of the story. Additional techniques are shown through multiple step-by-step videos available on the author’s site as well as clips from a documentary the author created on editing.
Category: Computers

Metal Detecting Learning How The Easy Way

Author : Ronald J. Kamrowski
ISBN : 9781456742195
Genre : House & Home
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Ron Kamrowski has written this book to share the experiences of using a metal detector. Most writings of this nature deal with the workings of a metal detector, this work contains actual events to explain that there are literally millions of places to search. Untouched areas abound in the United States where history, although only dating a few centuries, can be discovered in your own backyard.
Category: House & Home

Getting The Real Out Of Real Estate

Author : Carl Agard
ISBN : 9780980051803
Genre : Business & Economics
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Atlanta-based and Brooklyn-bred real estate broker and author Carl Agard comes with the goods on how to be a smart investor and home buyer with his latest book Getting the Real out of Real Estate. Second Edition. Published by Adelphi Publishing & Media Group, this Brooklyn, NY, native has released another entertaining, yet factual resource guide laying out the Real road map to building wealth through real estate. Carl leaves nothing to chance and provides a bevy of tried and true tips and information about real estate buying, selling, investing, and careers in a changing market.
Category: Business & Economics