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Strong In The Rain

Author : Lucy Birmingham
ISBN : 9781137050601
Genre : History
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Blending history, science, and gripping storytelling, Strong in the Rain brings the 9.0 magnitude earthquake that struck Japan in 2011 and its immediate aftermath to life through the eyes of the men and women who experienced it. Following the narratives of six individuals, the book traces the shape of a disaster and the heroics it prompted, including that of David Chumreonlert, a Texan with Thai roots, trapped in his school's gymnasium with hundreds of students and teachers as it begins to flood, and Taro Watanabe, who thought nothing of returning to the Fukushima plant to fight the nuclear disaster, despite the effects that he knew would stay with him for the rest of his life. This is a beautifully written and moving account of how the Japanese experienced one of the worst earthquakes in history and endured its horrific consequences.
Category: History

Strong In The Rain

Author : Kenji Miyazawa
ISBN : 1852247819
Genre : Poetry
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A new translation of the renowned Japanese poet's work emphasizes the expression of emotion and natural action in his poems.
Category: Poetry

Strong Rain Falling

Author : Jon Land
ISBN : 9781429992794
Genre : Fiction
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Jon Land's bestselling series featuring Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong continues in Strong Rain Falling. Mexico, 1919: The birth of the Mexican drug trade begins with opium being smuggled across the U.S. border, igniting an all-out battle with American law enforcement in general and the Texas Rangers in particular. The Present: Fifth Generation Texas Ranger Caitlin Strong and her lover Cort Wesley Masters both survive terrifying gun battles. But this time, it turns out, the actual targets were not them, but Masters' teenage sons. That sets Caitlin and Cort Wesley off on a trail winding through the past and present with nothing less than the future of the United States hanging in the balance. Along the way they will confront terrible truths dating all the way back to the Mexican Revolution and the dogged battle Caitlin's own grandfather and great-grandfather fought against the first generation of Mexican drug dealers. At the heart of the storm soon to sweep away America as we know it, lies a mastermind whose abundant power is equaled only by her thirst for vengeance. Ana Callas Guajardo, the last surviving member of the family that founded the Mexican drug trade, has dedicated all of her vast resources to a plot aimed at the U.S.'s technological heart. This time out, sabotage proves to be as deadly a weapon as bombs in a battle Caitlin must win in cyberspace as well. Her only chance to prevail is to short-circuit a complex plan based as much on microchips as bullets. Because there's a strong rain coming and only Caitlin and Cort Wesley can stop the fall before it's too late. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
Category: Fiction

A View From The Buffalo Tree

Author : Kelly Woods
ISBN : 9781401035006
Genre : Fiction
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There was a time when I aimed my camera at Dad like a gun, slowly, breathlessly, pulling the trigger on my Boogeyman who sat there innocent as a child, unpredictable as a madman, unaware of my effort to capture him on film. So says Katie, in the gripping novel, A View from the Buffalo Tree, which is about one woman's triumph over a childhood clouded with dark secrets. Under the gnarled branches of the Buffalo Tree, Katie weaves a passionate, hard-hitting, family saga of mental delusions and dark taboos. All the while she strives to overcome grief with humor and grit.
Category: Fiction

Strong Meat

Author : Herbert Chukwuka Omeje
ISBN : 9781450095877
Genre : Self-Help
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When one has mastered the “Elementary Teachings” [the milk of the word of God], the person is ripe to eat solid food [the mature teachings]. Of course, solid food includes meat and some meats are strong to chew. “Strong Meat” is strong but quite delicious. It is full of hope and prophetic insight. For the spiritual mind it is an invaluable asset, an appreciable truth that must be meditated upon over and over again; a never exhaustible meal.
Category: Self-Help

An Account Of The Arctic Regions

Author : William Scoresby
ISBN : 9781108037785
Genre : History
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This 1820 account of the Arctic regions was the first book on whaling to be published in Britain.
Category: History