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The Coldest Winter

Author : Elizabeth Lutzeier
ISBN : 0192752022
Genre : Ireland
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When the potato blight ruins the food crop in 1846 and English soldiers start turning people out of their homes, Eamonn and his family struggle to survive through the coldest winter Ireland has ever known.
Category: Ireland

Coldest Winter Ever

Author : Sister Souljah
ISBN : 0606302492
Genre : Fiction
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Winter Santiaga, the daughter of one of Brooklyn's most powerful drug czars, uses her own weapons--including sex and an aggressive attitude--to stay on top, after her father's empire is threatened by a drug war.
Category: Fiction

The Coldest Winter Ever

Author : Sister Souljah
ISBN : 9781439119976
Genre : Fiction
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Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read. Renowned hip-hop artist, writer, and activist Sister Souljah brings the streets of New York to life in a powerful and utterly unforgettable first novel. I came busting into the world during one of New York's worst snowstorms, so my mother named me Winter. Ghetto-born, Winter is the young, wealthy daughter of a prominent Brooklyn drug-dealing family. Quick-witted, sexy, and business-minded, she knows and loves the streets like the curves of her own body. But when a cold Winter wind blows her life in a direction she doesn't want to go, her street smarts and seductive skills are put to the test of a lifetime. Unwilling to lose, this ghetto girl will do anything to stay on top. The Coldest Winter Ever marks the debut of a gifted storyteller. You will never forget this Winter's tale.
Category: Fiction

The Coldest Winter

Author : David Halberstam
ISBN : 9780330540162
Genre : History
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Up until now, the Korean War has been the black hole of modern American history. The Coldest Winter changes that, giving readers a masterful narrative of the political decisions and miscalculations on both sides. He charts the disastrous path that led to the massive entry of Chinese forces near the Yalu, and that caught Douglas MacArthur and his soldiers by surprise. He provides astonishingly vivid and nuanced portraits of all the major figures -- Eisenhower, Truman, Acheson, Kim, and Mao, and Generals MacArthur, Almond, and Ridgway. At the heart of the book are the individual stories of the soldiers on the front lines who were left to deal with the consequences of the dangerous misjudgments and competing agendas of powerful men. We meet them, follow them, and see some of the most dreadful battles in history through their eyes. As ever, Halberstam was concerned with the extraordinary courage and resolve of people asked to bear an extraordinary burden. Contemporary history in its most literary and luminescent form, The Coldest Winter provides crucial perspective on the Vietnam War and the events of today.
Category: History

The Coldest Winter

Author : Antony Johnston
ISBN : 9781620103708
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Writer ANTONY JOHNSTON and artist STEVEN PERKINS return to Cold War-era Berlin for this prequel to THE COLDEST CITY. After a string of botched assignments for MI6 in Berlin, David Perceval is being sent home. Even his final mission before leaving — the defection of a Soviet scientist — goes badly wrong, as the coldest winter for 30 years descends on Europe. With transport out of Berlin impossible, and the KGB searching everywhere for their lost scientist, Perceval must improvise a deadly game of cat and mouse through the frozen city to keep the Russians at bay, and deliver his own unique brand of revenge!
Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

The Coldest Winter

Author : Samuel Freilich
ISBN : UOM:39015013956571
Genre : History
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The author, a Czech Jew from Ruthenia which was annexed by Hungary in 1939, describes his experiences in a slave-labor battalion in Hungary, the march to a forced labor camp in the Ukraine, the retreat back to Hungary and from there to a camp in Austria, where he was liberated. Recounts his efforts to help Jewish orphans and fellow Ruthenian Jews who survived the Holocaust.
Category: History

The Sister Souljah Collection 1

Author : Sister Souljah
ISBN : 9781476730714
Genre : Fiction
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In Volume I of this special collectors’ edition, visit the first three unforgettable novels by New York Times bestselling author Sister Souljah: The Coldest Winter Ever, Midnight: A Gangster Love Story, and Midnight and the Meaning of Love. THE COLDEST WINTER EVER In The Coldest Winter Ever, internationally known author, activist, and hip-hop artist Sister Souljah brought the streets of New York to life in a powerful and unforgettable first novel. Beautifully written, raw, and authentic, this novel firmly established Sister Souljah as the mother of all contemporary urban literature and the author of the first classic of the genre. MIDNIGHT: A GANGSTER LOVE STORY Sister Souljah, the hip-hop generation's number one author and most compelling storyteller, delivers a powerful story about love and loyalty, strength and family. In her bestselling novel The Coldest Winter Ever, Sister Souljah introduced the world to Midnight, a brave but humble lieutenant to a prominent underworld businessman. Now, in a highly anticipated follow-up to her million-selling masterpiece, she brings readers into the life and dangerously close to the heart of this silent, fearless young man. MIDNIGHT AND THE MEANING OF LOVE Sister Souljah, the New York Times bestselling author of The Coldest Winter Ever and Midnight, delivers her most compelling and enlightening story yet. With Midnight and The Meaning of Love, Souljah brings to her millions of fans an adventure about young, deep love, the ways in which people across the world express their love, and the lengths that they will go to have it.
Category: Fiction

The Coldest Winter

Author : Paula Fox
ISBN : 9781466802384
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this elegant and affecting companion to her "extraordinary" memoir, Borrowed Finery, a young writer flings herself into a Europe ravaged by the Second World War (The Boston Globe) In 1946, Paula Fox walked up the gangplank of a partly reconverted Liberty with the classic American hope of finding experience—or perhaps salvation—in Europe. She was twenty-two years old, and would spend the next year moving among the ruins of London, Warsaw, Paris, Prague, Madrid, and other cities as a stringer for a small British news service. In this lucid, affecting memoir, Fox describes her movements across Europe's scrambled borders: unplanned trips to empty castles and ruined cathedrals, a stint in bombed-out Warsaw in the midst of the Communist election takeovers, and nights spent in apartments here and there with distant relatives, friends of friends, and in shabby pensions with little heat, each place echoing with the horrors of the war. A young woman alone, with neither a plan nor a reliable paycheck, Fox made her way with the rest of Europe as the continent rebuilt and rediscovered itself among the ruins. Long revered as a novelist, Fox won over a new generation of readers with her previous memoir, Borrowed Finery. Now, with The Coldest Winter, she recounts another chapter of a life seemingly filled with stories—a rare, unsentimental glimpse of the world as seen by a writer at the beginning of an illustrious career.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Coldest Winter

Author : James Morley
ISBN : 095488809X
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A prison van is blocked on a remote road and a notorious murderer is lynched. Two prison warders are also murdered. What emerges is a massive international conspiracy. But one of the murdered warders is a close sailing friend of Tom and Emily Stoneman and their journalist friend Dave Manning. The police can get nowhere and Dave the yacht journalist takes matters into his own hands to unravel the puzzle. Now Both Dave and his pregnant wife, Josie are in danger. He finds a wealthy tycoon is heavily involved along with false accusation, and a disgraced politician. All concludes in a terrifying final confrontation. This takes place in an England in the coldest winter for one hundred years. Likewise some of the action is in New Zealand in the equivalent hottest summer.
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Study Guide

Author : Supersummary
ISBN : 169153112X
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SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This 79-page guide for "The Coldest Winter Ever" by Sister Souljah includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis covering 20 chapters, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Featured content includes commentary on major characters, 25 important quotes, essay topics, and key themes like Cultural Effects on the Perception of Respect and The Use of Sex for Power and Exploitation.
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Winter

Author : Lisa Bell
ISBN : 9781632902672
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Talks about winter weather. Especially for PreK-1 and Grades 1-3.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Life After Death

Author : Sister Souljah
ISBN : 9781982139155
Genre : Fiction
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The stunning and long-anticipated sequel to Sister Souljah’s million copy bestseller The Coldest Winter Ever. Winter Santiaga is back.
Category: Fiction

Agency Corrupted

Author : Roxanne Nicole
ISBN : 1312145919
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DARKNESS IS COMING - Lucifer continues to search for ways to destroy the happiness found in loving relationships. In order to protect his loved onese, Seth agrees to stand at Lucifer's side and become his ally. After realizing that Lucifer plans to harm Diamond, the woman he loves, Seth looks for ways to manipulate Lucifer without blowing his cover. When it seems all is lost, Seth learns that Lucifer harbors a deadly secret that could destroy everyone - especially Seth. Determined to save himself, Diamond, and the world, Seth seeks to destroy Lucifer. And Liberty, Lucifer's former wife, is the key
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The Pennsylvania Weather Book

Author : Ben Gelber
ISBN : 0813530563
Genre : Nature
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The weather has always been a favorite topic of conversation. Undoubtedly, someone must have said to Noah, "I thought they said it was supposed to let up on Tuesday." Over a century ago, American essayist Charles Dudley Warner wrote in the HartfordCourant, "Everybody talks about the weather but nobody does anything about it." And now with the advent of the 24-hour Weather Channel and high-tech radar and satellite imagery, we have more information about the weather at our disposal than ever before. But what about weather in the past? Is the climate changing? Are the summers hotter now than ever before? Were winters colder when our grandparents were children? In The Pennsylvania Weather Book, meteorologist Ben Gelber provides the first comprehensive survey of 250 years of recorded weather in this state. He reports on noteworthy weather happenings by category (snowstorms, rainstorms, cold and heat waves, thunderstorms, and tropical storms) and places them in historical context. Throughout the book, Gelber clearly defines meteorological terms and explains what creates weather events. The book features appendices and tables containing useful references for average temperatures, precipitation, snowfall, and climate data. It also provides a brief history of the weather watchers who contributed to the state's meteorological records since the late eighteenth century. This volume will serve as a valuable resource for weather professionals, amateurs, and local enthusiasts alike.
Category: Nature

Mediterranean Climate

Author : Springer-Verlag
ISBN : 3540438386
Genre : Science
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This is the first volume in the series ""Regional Climate " "Studies"." It presents the analysis of climatological data from 500 years b.c. to the present day. It discusses climate variablity and its interaction with the biosphere in the Mediterranean area. Different approaches are applied to describe and interpret climate variability and to denote trends. Specific emphasis is given to variable water cycle which makes the book a prerequisite for all those concerned with the problem of desertification as well as the validation of climate models. The book adresses the role of remote sensing data to detect synergies throughout the Mediterranean basin and refers to recent marine research results. The second volume of the series will probably be published in February 2003.
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The Coldest City Atomic Blonde Edition

Author : Antony Johnston
ISBN : 9781620100608
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE! November 1989. MI6 spy Lorraine Broughton was sent to Berlin to investigate the death of another agent, and the disappearance of a list revealing every spy working there. She found a powder keg of mistrust, assassinations and bad defections that ended with the murder of MI6's top officer, as the Berlin Wall was torn down. Now Lorraine has returned from the Cold War's coldest city, to tell her story. And nothing is what it seems.
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Beautiful Winter

Author : Edle Catharina Norman
ISBN : 141620847X
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Presents instructions for creating a variety of holiday wreaths, garlands, and table decorations.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Quarterly Journal Of The Royal Meteorological Society

Author : Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain)
ISBN : STANFORD:36105000866710
Genre : Meteorology
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Vols. 10-11 include Meteorology of England by James Glaisher as seperately paged section at end.
Category: Meteorology