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The End Of Eddy

Author : Edouard Louis
ISBN : 9781473513105
Genre : Fiction
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‘A brilliant novel... courageous, necessary and deeply touching’ Guardian Édouard Louis grew up in a village in northern France where many live below the poverty line. His bestselling debut novel about life there, The End of Eddy, has sparked debate on social inequality, sexuality and violence. It is an extraordinary portrait of escaping from an unbearable childhood, inspired by the author’s own. Written with an openness and compassionate intelligence, ultimately, it asks, how can we create our own freedom? ‘A mesmerising story about difference and adolescence’ New York Times ‘Édouard Louis...is that relatively rare thing – a novelist with something to say and a willingness to say it, without holding back’ The Times ‘Louis’ book has become the subject of political discussion in a way that novels rarely do’ Garth Greenwell, New Yorker
Category: Fiction

Textbook Of Electrotherapy

Author : Jagmohan Singh
ISBN : 9789350259597
Genre : Electrotherapeutics
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Category: Electrotherapeutics

A Mad Crazy River

Author : Clyde L. Eddy
ISBN : 9780826351562
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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When Clyde Eddy first saw the Colorado River in 1919, he vowed that he would someday travel its length. Eight years later, Eddy recruited a handful of college students to serve as crewmen and loaded them, a hobo, a mongrel dog, a bear cub, and a heavy motion picture camera into three mahogany boats and left Green River, Utah, headed for Needles, California. Forty-two days and eight hundred miles later, they were the first to successfully navigate the river during its annual high water period. This book is the original narrative of that foolhardy and thrilling adventure. “The point of his great adventure is not to make a name for himself, or to profit from a documentary film, or even to prove that quiet men of intellect can be as courageous as brawny frontiersmen. The point is the journey itself, the satisfaction of attempting the near impossible, and of surviving to tell the tale.”--Peter Miller, National Geographic Magazine, from the Foreword
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Electricity

Author : Britannica Educational Publishing
ISBN : 9781615307296
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Electrical charges pervade nature, including lightning in a thunderstorm and the signals within our own bodies. Electrical energy also powers many of the devices—refrigerators, televisions, and computers, to name a few—upon which modern life depends. This illuminating volume explores the various aspects of electricity, including electric fields, currents, and circuits, as well as the relationship of electricity and magnetism to the functioning of motors and generators.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Hollywood In Crisis

Author : Colin Schindler
ISBN : 9781134850464
Genre : Social Science
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First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Social Science

A Common Womb And Other Poems

Author : Neydine Pille
ISBN : 9780595479047
Genre : Fiction
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The Poems are varied and touch on many human emotions familiar to us all. *A young love destroyed by alcohol *A woman ponders a long ago love affair *A woman wonders if she is to blame for the deaths of her lovers *Critics and observers of society *Grief and sadness *Joy of family and friends *Satire and depression The Narratives reflect intricacies of human action and emotion. Whatever level of society, they exist in all of us if we look for them. *A promiscuous woman perhaps created by a lack of parental neglect. *A love-starved overweight boy bullied by his father. *The effect of alcoholism on a young mother. *The tragic results of malicious gossip on a middle-aged man. *The ugliness of racism suffered by a young athlete. *Infidelity and unrest in the thirties age group. *A well liked but puzzling tongue-in-cheek regular patron. *All of these people and more wait in the Brothers Bar.
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And I Haven T Had A Bad Day Since

Author : Charles B. Rangel
ISBN : 9781429939287
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In this inspiring and often humorous memoir, the outspoken Democratic congressman from Harlem—now the chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee—tells about his early years on Lenox Avenue, being awarded a Bronze Star and a Purple Heart for wounds sustained in a horrific Korean War battle (the last bad day of his life, he says), and his many years in Congress. A charming, natural storyteller, Rangel recalls growing up in Harlem, where from the age of nine he always had at least one job, including selling the legendary Adam Clayton Powell's newspaper; his group of streetwise sophisticates who called themselves Les Garçons; and his time in law school—a decision made as much to win his grandfather's approval as to establish a career. He recounts as well his life in New York politics during the 1960s and the grueling civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery. With New York street smarts, Rangel is a tough liberal and an independent thinker, but also a collegial legislator respected by Democrats and Republicans alike who knows and honors the House's traditions. First elected to Congress in 1970, Rangel served on the House Judiciary Committee during the hearings on the articles of impeachment of President Nixon, helped found the Congressional Black Caucus, and led the fight in Congress to pressure U.S. corporations to divest from apartheid South Africa. Best of all, this is a political memoir with heart, the story of a life filled with friends, humor, and accomplishments. Charles Rangel is one of a kind, and this is the story of how he became the celebrated person and politician he is today. He opens his memoir with a preface about the 2006 elections and an outline of his goals as chairman of Ways and Means. From day one he wants to put the public first so that more Americans can say they haven't had a bad day since.
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Palisades Park

Author : Alan Brennert
ISBN : 9781250024336
Genre : Fiction
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Bestseller Alan Brennert's spellbinding story about a family of dreamers and their lives within the legendary Palisades Amusement Park Growing up in the 1930s, there is no more magical place than Palisades Amusement Park in New Jersey—especially for seven-year-old Antoinette, who horrifies her mother by insisting on the unladylike nickname Toni, and her brother, Jack. Toni helps her parents, Eddie and Adele Stopka, at the stand where they sell homemade French fries amid the roar of the Cyclone roller coaster. There is also the lure of the world's biggest salt-water pool, complete with divers whose astonishing stunts inspire Toni, despite her mother's insistence that girls can't be high divers. But a family of dreamers doesn't always share the same dreams, and then the world intrudes: There's the Great Depression, and Pearl Harbor, which hits home in ways that will split the family apart; and perils like fire and race riots in the park. Both Eddie and Jack face the dangers of war, while Adele has ambitions of her own—and Toni is determined to take on a very different kind of danger in impossible feats as a high diver. Yet they are all drawn back to each other—and to Palisades Park—until the park closes forever in 1971. Evocative and moving, with the trademark brilliance at transforming historical events into irresistible fiction that made Alan Brennert's Moloka'i and Honolulu into reading group favorites, Palisades Park takes us back to a time when life seemed simpler—except, of course, it wasn't.
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Life At The End Of A Rod

Author : Robert Veltidi
ISBN : 9781479730292
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Life at the End of the Rod: Tales of a Fisherman is the lifelong journey of Robert Veltidi as he grows into a man. The outdoors was an important part of his upbringing, and he transported that love of the outdoors into his way of life. This book begins with his earliest recollection of fishing, takes us through a time of self-discovery and exploration, then to a rebirth of his love of fishing. Then the author leaps back into fishing as a means of relaxation and camaraderie between him and his father and brothers. Later on, after the death of his father, his son joins the group, along with a host of friends of all the Veltidi boys. Each story is the tale of one time that the author feels either fishing has affected his life or that he affected somebody elses life by fishing. My Fishing Beginnings is the authors first recollections of his fishing life. It introduces you to the boy that he was and later the man he would become. Like the prologue, My Fishing Beginnings, gives you the background information about the people in the rest of the stories. The Home Pond is a tribute to the authors grandparents. They played a huge role in his early childhood. Although the story takes place on one brief day, it depicts life in a rural area in the early 1950s. Huck Grows Up takes place over two summers and tells of the fishing adventures of the author when he was first given his independence and allowed to go out fishing and into town on his own. It was a turning point in his life when childhood dreams change and his life takes a new direction. The Norma K is the authors first experience into ocean fishing. Its interesting because the story is divided into three sub-chapters: The Norma K, The Norma K II, and The Norman K III. All three were party boats out of Point Pleasant, New Jersey, that the author fished on in various times in his life, first with his father, then with his wife, and finally with his son. All three experiences were surprisingly similar in some ways and subtlety different in others. The Norma K is the last story of the author as a child and it finishes up with him as an adult. The remaining stories depict the author as an adult or as near to one as he can be while still having as much fun as he can while fishing. My Turn is the first story the author ever wrote. It came after the death of his father, and it was part of the grieving process the author went through. The story tells of the changing of the guard when the son becomes the leader, and mentor, and fulfills one of his fathers lifelong dreams with surprising results. Fixing a Roof is a whimsical tale of grown men deciding to play hooky for the day and go fishing. This is where you meet Alan, the authors brother, and are introduced to one of Alans friends. Lake Ontario is an ongoing process; it started in 1987 when the authors father died and chronicled the first eight years of an ongoing trip that continues even to today. In this tale you become more acquainted with Doug, the authors son, and he becomes a vital part of the rest of the saga. New Jersey Trout is the exploration into new waters and the discovery of a whole new fishery. Along the way, the author meets new friends and bonds closely with his son. Tiger Muskies is the start of something new; the author has stepped up and bought a bigger boat. The small lake fishing and wading by the edge of the streams has been replaced by fishing for trophy sport fish. It is also the second story written by the author. Thoughts on Retirement is a reflective essay that was written one afternoon in August when the author was sitting down in his shed by the lake and was a little scared of what the future would bring. For the first time in fifty years the author was free of any obligations. Shark Fishing at Montau
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Agency

Author : M. L. Caggiano
ISBN : 9781483416007
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The life of Eddie Bartlett, a lonely, timid Wall Street research analyst, changes dramatically after he hires The Reynard Agency to help him meet beautiful women using their unique dating system. What he didn't know, what no one knew, was that he would meet the girl of his dreams and that death and destruction would follow as he desperately tried to keep her.
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A Tale Of Two Churches

Author : Troy D. Ehlke
ISBN : 9781469150413
Genre : Religion
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A Tale of Two Churches examines the complexities of resurrecting a congregation postmortem. While conflict is a natural occurrence in all communities, it can lead to organizational implosion. The warning signs become blaring sirens when mistrust goes viral, rumors escalate uncontrolled, and the people discontinue their participation. Pastor Ehlke attempts to generate new life in the corpse of a dying church through means of spiritual transformation. Using the Scripture as a guidepost for reform, the pastor starts a small group designed for the sole purpose of loving the people. Trusting this will spark a revolution of compassion, the leadership embarks on breathing new life into a community declared all but dead by many in observance. Having worked at St. John Lutheran Church in Winter Park, perhaps this paradigm will breathe life into other faith communities who are staring into the darkness of death.
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All About All About Eve

Author : Sam Staggs
ISBN : 9781466830431
Genre : Performing Arts
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To millions of fans, All About Eve represents all that's witty and wonderful in classic Hollywood movies. Its old-fashioned, larger-than-life stars--including Bette Davis, Marilyn Monroe, Anne Baxter, George Sanders, and Celeste Holm--found their best roles in Eve and its sophisticated dialogue has entered the lexicon. But there's much more to know about All About Eve. Sam Staggs has written the definitive account of the making of this fascinating movie and its enormous influence on both film and popular culture. Staggs reveals everything about the movie--from who the famous European actress Margo Channing was based on to the hot-blooded romance on-set between Bette Davis and costar Gary Merrill, from the jump-start the movie gave Marilyn Monroe's career and the capstone it put on director Joseph L. Mankeiwicz's. All About "All About Eve" is not only full of rich detail about the movie, the director, and the stars, but also about the audience who loved it when it came out and adore it to this day.
Category: Performing Arts

The Mysterious World Of Eddy Shade

Author : Steffan Becker
ISBN : 9781479742790
Genre : Fiction
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Eddy Shade was your average police detective. That is until one evening he witnesses a mans bizarre murder. Despite the mans death being dismissed as natural causes Eddy decides to pursue the case anyways. A decision that will forever change his life. Eddy will learn that monsters and magic are not only real, but are everywhere, and that perhaps one of the most dangerous of all may be the very thing he is looking for.
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Alive And Well At The End Of The Day

Author : Paul D. Balmert
ISBN : 9781118211359
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Proven strategies and tactics that you can use to lead workers to safety Industrial facilities supervisors, from front-line managers to CEOs, can depend on Alive and Well at the End of the Day for tested and proven management and leadership practices that ensure the safety of their workers. With more than thirty years of hands-on experience in the chemical industry, including front-line management, author Paul Balmert understands the challenges facing supervisors in industrial facilities. His advice, based on firsthand experience, shows you how to identify and correct flaws in industrial practices. Moreover, he shows you how to lead by example, overcoming all obstacles that interfere with safety. Rather than focus on theory, this book offers concrete strategies and tactics that enable you to: Recognize and capitalize on the moments when workers are most receptive to learning safety Discover what's really going on when you tour and inspect plant operations Engage in a helpful discussion with someone who is not following safety guidelines Understand the various types of risk involved in an industrial operation Implement a comprehensive strategy to manage and minimize risk Throughout the book, plenty of case studies and examples illustrate key challenges alongside step-by-step solutions. You'll also learn how to understand and leverage the psychology and motivations of your staff in order to fully implement safety practices and procedures. In short, with this book as your guide, you will be equipped and ready to lead your staff to safety.
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Not The End Of The World

Author : Kate Atkinson
ISBN : 9781409094494
Genre : Fiction
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I can think of few writers who can make the ordinary collide with the extraordinary to such beguiling effect...left me so fizzing with admiration' Observer A stunning collection of short stories by the three-times Costa prizewinner Not the End of the World is Kate Atkinson's first collection of short stories. Playful and profound, they explore the world we think we know whilst offering a vision of another world which lurks just beneath the surface of our consciousness, a world where the myths we have banished from our lives are startlingly present and where imagination has the power to transform reality. From Charlene and Trudi, obsessively making lists while bombs explode softly in the streets outside, to gormless Eddie, maniacal cataloguer of fish, and Meredith Zane who may just have discovered the secret to eternal life, each of these stories shows that when the worlds of material existence and imagination collide, anything is possible.
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The Big Eddy Club

Author : David Rose
ISBN : 9781595586872
Genre : True Crime
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Over eight bloody months in the mid-1970s, a serial rapist and murderer terrorized Columbus, Georgia, killing seven affluent, elderly white women by strangling them in their beds. In 1986, eight years after the last murder, an African American, Carlton Gary, was convicted for these crimes and sentenced to death. Though to this day many in the city doubt his guilt, he remains on death row. Award-winning reporter David Rose has followed this case for a decade, in an investigation that led him to, among other places, The Big Eddy Club—an all-white, private, members-only club in Columbus, frequented by the town’s most prominent judges and lawyers . . . as well as most of the seven murdered women. In this setting, Rose brings to light the city’s bloodstained history of racism, lynching, and unsolved, politically motivated murder. Framed by the tale of two lynchings—one illegally carried out at the start of the last century, and the other carried out with legal due process at the end of it, The Big Eddy Club is a gripping, revealing drama, full of evocatively drawn characters, insidious institutions, and the extraordinary connections that bind past and present. The book is also a compelling, accessible, and timely exploration of race and criminal justice, not only in the context of the South, but in the whole of the United States, as it addresses the widespread corruption of due process as a tool of racial oppression.
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The End Of Hell

Author : Mark Carp
ISBN : 1452068860
Genre : History
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Sergeant David Kravitz tries to make amends for words he spoke as World War II was about to end. But even at the beginning of the twenty-first century, after a journey from Normandy Beach on D-Day, to Dachau concentration camp, to New York City on 9/11 he realizes that Hell will never end.
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Eddy County

Author : Donna Blake Birchell
ISBN : 9781439624746
Genre : Photography
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Eddy County’s 4,198 square miles were carved from the massive land holdings of Lincoln County, then the largest county in the United States, on February 25, 1889. Early Spanish explorers and Native Americans had used the seemingly endless water supply of the Pecos River, which bisects the county, as a trail to the north. Seven Rivers, the first settlement in the Pecos Valley, battled the newly formed town of Eddy for the honor of remaining county seat. Eddy won by a vote of 331 for and 83 against. Although born in lawlessness and diversity, the county flourished as the discoveries of oil, gas, and potash brought industry to support the established fertile agricultural and cattle foundations. This volume explores the early founding families and pioneers and brings to light many of the long-forgotten towns of Dayton, Lookout, Oriental, and Globe that helped form the Eddy County of today.
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Eddie S Great Escape

Author : Jody Janow
ISBN : 9781452017648
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Eddie is a black and white freshwater Angelfish. He lives in an aquarium with nine other fish. The aquarium is in an apartment in a large city. These fish are intelligent and can think, reason, and speak. They have personalities, feelings, fears, and anxieties brought on by living everyday inside their tiny world. Eddie is the most intelligent fish and he is different in a special way. All the others were born in pet stores, but not Eddie. Eddie was born in the wild, in a large lake. One day, years ago, Eddie and some brothers and sisters were captured by a man in a boat with a net. Then Eddie's life changed very much. He was moved from one pet shop to another, very uncomfortable for him. Then a man bought him and put him in his aquarium in his apartment. Eddie remembers and never forgets his parents, brothers and sisters, and the lake he called home. He remembers freedom. He wholeheartedly believes that he can get back to freedom, back to his family, and back to the lake. He even has a plan to escape the aquarium, and he wants to take his wife, Anna, with him. Freedom was taken away from Eddie by some man he didn't even know existed, and he's determined to get it back, somehow. But how can a little angelfish escape from an aquarium in an apartment? And even if he could, how could he get back to the lake where he was born? Eddie teaches us, where there's a will there's a way. He teaches us to never give up on your dreams, and maybe, they will come true. If you want to join Eddie's unique and awesome adventure, the only way to do so is to read "Eddie's Great Escape."
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