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The power to name is the power to make. Because you dared to unmake what he dared to make, you are Queen Beauty and eternity is yours to savor revenge.
His elite Cobra Corps unit demanded discipline, honor, truth. Yet one look at Suzanne Cassidy on the windswept tarmac, and Hart Branson felt his military training failing him. For he' d never had control where Suzanne was concerned, falling for her when she' d been the wife of another man-- a buddy in whose death she might be implicated... . Suzanne sought his help in proving her innocence-- and protecting her life. Though his heart knew she was beyond reproach, his mind could not dismiss the mounting evidence. Nor could he dismiss the blazing desire between them. To stand up for Suzanne would mean jeopardizing everything. Yet something told him this gutsy lady was worth the risk... .
Katzenbach has written his most powerful novel yet--an unforgettable courtroom drama of heroism and sacrifice, honor and betrayal that ignites within the explosive confines of a World War II prisoner of war camp.
All you need to plan a search and present yourself, tap personal networks, and close the best offer.
Explores twentieth century American writing, generally from the close of the second world war to 1979. Includes essays on Black literature, women's writing, poetry, drama, etc.
Smarten Up--It's Time to Choose the Right College. Think that your life's growth, success, and happiness depend on which college you attend? The higher-profile school, the better, right? Wrong! Neither is true. Written by, yes, a Harvard grad,Harvard Schmarvard rebuts the perception that image is everything when it comes to college and emphasizes this simple fact: What you will be measured by in life is your talent and energy, not your college's name. Packed with practical information and insider tips, this must-have guide will help you determine which school fits you. Inside, you'll find: ·How to survive the application process without losing your sanity or sense of humor ·Tips on writing essays, visiting campuses, and keeping cool during your college interviews ·The truth about search letter scams and the early admissions game ·Plus loads of other invaluable insight! So take a deep breath and exhale your worries and fears. Let Harvard Schmarvard debunk the myths, expose you to the truth, and clear your mind so you can weigh what's really important.
It was an experiment. . . but no one could have predicted the results. For eight weeks FInCOM agent P. J. Richards is being given access to the absolutely-no-women-allowed world of the U. S. Navy SEALs, and she isn't about to let anyone tell her she can't hack it. P. J. can't afford to be distracted by anything. . . or anyone. And that includes Senior Chief "Harvard" Becker. Harvard believes that there is no room for women in a combat zone. It's too dangerous, too tough. . . and with P. J. involved, too distracting. He might respect her sharp intellect and her shooting abilities, but he still doesn't want the responsibility of making sure she stays alive. But P. J. isn't a woman who backs down easily, and to her mind, Harvard has a lot to learn. She just doesn't expect him to be so eager to instruct her on other subjects. . . like trust, desire and maybe even love.
In 2002 a researcher with the Harvard Crimson came across a stack of files labeled, "Secret Court Files, 1920." The accidental discovery led to the unveiling of an episode in the university's history which had been hidden away for more than eighty years. In the spring of 1920, Harvard officials were notified of a group of active homosexuals on campus. Students were called in for questioning one at a time, and many were immediately expelled. Furthermore, the school used its power to shatter the futures of these young men, making it impossible for them to be admitted to other schools or to enter the professions of their choosing. Based on the original documents and interviews with surviving family members, this book is a poignant account of the 1920 purge and a reflection upon the fear and prejudice which brought it about.
Dr Abby DiMatteo - a second-year surgical student in Boston Bayside's elite cardiac team â " is about to make an anguished, crucial decision that will jeopardize her career. A car-crash victim's healthy heart is ready to be harvested, having been cross-matched to a private patient, forty-six year-old Nina Voss. Instead Abby and her fellow medic, Vivian Chao, hatch a bold plan to make sure the transplant goes to a dying seventeen-year-old boy who is also a perfect match. The repercussions are powerful ...
On the morning after harvest, the inhabitants of a remote English village awaken looking forward to a hard-earned day of rest and feasting at their landowner's table. But the sky is marred by two conspicuous columns of smoke, replacing pleasurable anticipation with alarm and suspicion.One smoke column is the result of an overnight fire that has damaged the master's outbuildings. The second column rises from the wooded edge of the village, sent up by newcomers to announce their presence. In the minds of the wary villagers a mere coincidence of events appears to be unlikely, with violent confrontation looming as the unavoidable outcome. Meanwhile, another newcomer has recently been spotted taking careful notes and making drawings of the land. It is his presence more than any other that will threaten the village's entire way of life.In effortless and tender prose, Jim Crace details the unraveling of a pastoral idyll in the wake of economic progress. His tale is timeless and unsettling, framed by a beautifully evoked world that will linger in your memory long after you finish reading.
World-renowned scientist and conservationist Jane Goodall earned her fame by studying chimpanzee feeding habits. But in Harvest for Hope, she scrutinizes human eating behaviors, and the colossal food industries that force-feed some cultures' self-destructive habits for mass consumption. It's an unsustainable lifestyle that Goodall argues must change immediately, beginning--not ironically--at a grassroots level.Looping personal anecdotes from 40 years of global travels with stories from noble farmer Davids and corporate Goliaths, Goodall methodically builds her case for shopping organic and living modestly. Mustering a tender gumption, she details the vicious cycle of pesticide-ridden and genetically engineered crops which feed the unknowing majority of consumers; and also feed the antibiotic-treated animals that provide these folks with inexpensive entrees. Leaving nasty slaughterhouse scenes to less tactful pens, Goodall focuses more on the product of "factory farming" techniques: mountains of waste, nutritionally depleted soil, polluted water, displaced organic farmers, and severely compromised food. Hope springs from positive sources: Edible Schoolyard programs in the U.K. and U.S., parents breaking their schools' "unholy alliance" with fast food chains and soft drink companies, a steady rise in organic purchases. Goodall offers many suggestions for rallying others, exercising one's own consumer powers, and just plain eating less meat. Conservationists might say this information is nothing new, which might explain why Goodall provides only tertiary references to her many statistics and facts. But for those who prefer that their own eating habits be stirred--not shaken--into question, the kindly Chimpanzee Lady provides the gentle touch required. --Liane Thomas
Tea shop owner and psychic Emerald O'Brien has stumbled onto the ruins of a 50-year-old house rife with supernatural bounty, including a ghost and whispering plants. Now it's up to Em and her friends to delve into the past and lay the secrets of the dead to rest. [From the back of the book:] "Delicious blends of tea aren't the only draw at the Chintz 'n China Tea Room--Emerald O'Brien, owner and medium, also offers her customers a tarot-card reading. But the single mother of two never saw herself as a sleuth.... It's harvest time in Chiqetaw, Washington--Emerald's favorite season. But this year, nature yields a most supernatural bounty. When Em and her sweetie, Joe, stumble over a bramble-covered foundation that has remained hidden for fifty years in the lot next door, strange events begin to occur. The cat vanishes. Will-o'-the-wisps threaten to harm Emerald and her loved ones. And the ghost of a woman named Brigit and her beloved calico make themselves at home in the backyard."
Reeling from an unexpected betrayal, can Sylvia find relief from the echoes of her past...or will they shape her future forever? Although Sylvia Fisher recognizes that most Old Order Amish women her age spend their hours managing a household and raising babies, she has just one focus--tending and nurturing the herd on her family's dairy farm. But when a dangerous connection with an old beau forces her to move far from home, she decides to concentrate on a new start and pour her energy into reviving another family's debt-ridden farm.After months in rehab, Aaron Blank returns home to sell his Daed's failing farm and move his parents into an easier lifestyle. Two things stand in his way: the father who stubbornly refuses to recognize that Aaron has changed and the determined new farmhand his parents love like a daughter. Her influence on Aaron's parents could ruin his plans to escape the burdens of farming and build a new life.Can Aaron and Sylvia find common ground? Or will their unflinching efforts toward opposite goals blur the bigger picture-- a path to forgiveness, glimpses of grace, and the promise of love.From the Trade Paperback edition.
Buttercup or crookneck, patty pan or sugar pumpkin, squashes and pumpkins are delicious additions to muffins, breads, soups, salads, pastas, entrées, and sweets. Just as good in the morning as at night, the recipes in this beautiful collection include such gems as Cranberry-Walnut Pumpkin Coffee Cake, Grilled Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Zucchini and Goat Cheese, and Five-Spice Pumpkin-Ginger Cake. With 40 wonderful recipes, a glossary of the types of squash, basic cooking instructions, and useful tips on how to buy and store them, these versatile, delicious gourds make for year-round goodness.
Winds sweeping across the Great Plains once robbed the Farm Belt of its future, stripping away overworked topsoil and creating the dreaded Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Today, those winds are bringing new hope to the declining rural communities of the central United States. Nowhere is wind's promise more palpable than in Cloud County, Kansas, home to the Meridian Way Wind Farm, whose turbines are boosting farm incomes and bringing green jobs to a community that has watched its children flock elsewhere. Modern wind power is the best thing to hit this stretch of midwestern prairie since the Union Pacific railroad.In Harvest the Wind, Warburg brings us the people behind the green economy-powered resurgence in Cloud County and communities like it across the United States. This corner of Kansas is the first stop on an odyssey that introduces readers to farmers, factory workers, biologists, and high-tech entrepreneurs--all players in a transformative industry that is taking hold across America and around the globe.Harvest the Wind serves as an earthly antidote to the more abstract treatises on global warming and green energy. By showing us how practical solutions are being implemented at the local level, Warburg offers an inspirational look at how we can all pursue a saner and more sustainable energy future.
The crowning volume of the Werner family saga that began in 'Evergreen' and continued through 'The Golden Cup' and 'Tapestry'.
Sherman, an experienced corporate lawyer who teaches at Georgetown University, describes leadership models and best practices for fostering a culture of business innovation and explains the benefits of establishing an intellectual asset management system. The second half of the book shares lessons from companies that have been successful at new product development and tips for building channel partner relationships. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
In 1965, after a notorious family feud, Robert Mondavi-then fifty-two years old-was thrown out of his family's winery. Far from defeated, Mondavi was dedicated to a vision of creating a superior wine. What has happened since that fateful day is one of the greatest success stories of American business. Today, the Robert Mondavi Winery is one of the most respected in the world, and Mondavi is the man who is most responsible for the worldwide recognition of American wine making, as well as changing America's palate for fine wine and fine food. In Harvests of Joy, Mondavi shares how, through his passion for excellence, he achieved this extraordinary position, one he reached not without pain and sacrifice. With invaluable insider tips on his approach to both wine making and to running a business, Mondavi's inspirational story is "a grand example of the fact that in America you can pretty much be, do, or accomplish, whatever you set out to." (Ventura County Star)
Sister and Brother are fighting. Harvey will not let his sister, Mildred, ride on his raft. Mildred will not let her brother, Harvey, come to her tea party. Will they ever be friends again?
Disaster always seemed to loom right around the corner whenever Cousin Nora and Aunt Mildred came to visit. Aunt Mildred was the kind of person who screamed and jumped if you just happened to come up quietly behind her. And Nora was definitely the most obnoxious kid Harvey Willson had ever met. Not only did she tell one whopper after another and get away with it! -but she had suddenly sprouted up this past year and now had a good two inches on him. It promised to be the worst visit ever, and that was before the snakes arrived. Harvey, who feared these slithery creatures even more than he disliked his cousin, had been dreading the upcoming Snake Day in school. Never in his wildest dreams, though, could he have guessed how Nora's contributions to the events of the day would shake up the Willson household.
The perennial game of hide-and-seek between parent and child inspires a lilting text and charming illustrations. It's time for lunch, but where, oh, where is Emily Greene? Her father searches for her everywhere, but without any luck. Look carefully, and don't forget to check behind the curtains! In her first picture book, acclaimed author Norma Fox Mazer teams with renowned illustrator Christine Davenier to create a merry game of hide-and-seek. Readers will delight in searching for giggling Emily and in the warm relationship between this irrepressible little girl and her loving, good-humored father.
The wire-thin line that separates movies rated PG and R has been crossed over so many times in both directions that industry observers are questioning whether the rating system carries any validity at all. As a movie reviewer for more than thirty years and as a watchful, caretaker parent author Chris Hicks learned pretty quickly that Hollywood movers and shakers like to "push the envelope," as they put it, and it doesn't seem to matter whether it's a children's film or an adult movie. It's not just R-rated movies that are troubling. PG-13s and even PGs can also be problematic. And sometimes worse than problematic. Simply put, relying on the Motion Picture Association of America to make choices for you or your children is a mistake. Breaking down the history of the film rating system and exploring today's ratings confusion and quagmire, Hicks provides valuable information to help parents know how to interpret and what to expect from today's movies.
Derived by the author from interviews and oral histories, these eighty-nine original Hasidic tales about the Holocaust provide unprecedented witness, in a traditional idiom, to the victims' inner experience of "unspeakable" suffering. This volume constitutes the first collection of original Hasidic tales to be published in a century."An important work of scholarship and a sudden clear window onto the heretofore sealed world of the Hasidic reaction to the Holocaust. Its true stories and fanciful miracle tales are a profound and often poignant insight into the souls of those who suffered terribly at the hands of the Nazis and who managed somehow to use that very suffering as the raw material for their renewed lives." -- Chaim Potok"A beautiful collection." -- Saul Bellow"Yaffa Eliach provides us with stories that are wonderful and terrible -- true myths. We learn how people, when suffering dying, and surviving can call forth their humanity with starkness and clarity. She employs her scholarly gifts only to connect the tellers of the tales, who bear witness, to the reader who is stunned and enriched." -- Robert J. Lifton"In the extensive literature on the Holocaust, this is a unique book. Through it we can attain a glimpse of the victims' inner life and spiritual resources. Yaffa Eliach has done a superb job." -- Jehuda ReinharzFrom the Trade Paperback edition.
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