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Resurrection in May

by Lisa Samson

A strange and wonderous friendship ignites the fire of love in May Seymour's life.Lovely and winsome May Seymour graduated from college with the world at her feet...and no idea what to do with it. A spontaneous mission trip to Africa brought great surprise--love--and a strong sense of purpose. But in loving others there, she encountered a severe tragedy that left her deeply wounded.She comes to heal at the farm of Claudius Borne--a sweet, kind old man who understands plants and animals far better than people. And his farm becomes May's home.There on the farm, May renews a friendship with an old college flame named Eli whose path has taken unexpected turns too. As May tries to convince Eli to grab hold of life once again, he begins to pull May from her sheltered existence. Like old Claudius's farm in Spring, May begins to blossom back into life. But no resurrection ever comes without sacrifice--and this sacrifice will forever transform May.

The Resurrection Man's Legacy

by Dale Bailey

A breathtaking collection of wonders and horrors--including robotic surrogate parents and zombie voters--from a new acknowledged master of darkest fantasyWhether speculating on an all-too-possible future or plumbing the stygian depths of supernatural evil and human degradation, Dale Bailey's award-winning short fiction has been justifiably compared to the work of some of the true giants in the field--Ray Bradbury, Stephen King, and Theodore Sturgeon, to name but a few. In this first collection of astonishing stories, the acclaimed author of the modern horror masterworks The Fallen and House of Bones demonstrates his remarkable range with tales that exhilarate, terrify, and touch the soul.A young boy comes of age on a secluded farm that grows a particularly grisly crop. The dead rise up to cast their ballots in a close presidential election. An assassin plots his next kill from inside the body of someone frighteningly close to the victim. An African American census taker discovers a hidden bayou town where time has stopped at a nightmarish point in history. Bailey takes readers inside the tents of a circus of shadows and explores an expectant father's dark and terrible legacy for his unborn child. This extraordinary collection runs the gamut from fantasy to horror, from science fiction to heartbreaking reality, speaking in voices, old and young, that brilliantly capture the light and the darkness of their ingeniously imagined worlds.

Resurrection Morning

by Max Lucado

How would you respond if you had watched Jesus die and rise again? Max Lucado brings to life the reaction of one of the Roman soldiers who was assigned to Golgotha and what he saw that resurrection morning while guarding Jesus' tomb. The soldier's search for answers about Jesus will resonate with children and adults alike. Lucado's story powerfully shows Christ's power to impact people's lives.

The Resurrection of the Son of God (Christian Origins and the Question of God, Volume 3)

by N. T. Wright

The third in N.T. Wright's series Christian Origins and the Question of God, this book sketches a map of ancient beliefs about life after death, in both the Greco-Roman and Jewish worlds.

Retail Hell

by Freeman Hall

From Act I:"I think you left these behind," I said, handing them to her. This happens all the time when women try to return bags they've used. Tampons, lipstick, coins, Tic Tacs, and condoms are the top treasures found. "Greasy" let out a sigh as if I were the problem. "I really don't see what the problem is here. It's none of your business what I keep in my handbag." It is when my commission is at stake! I'm not your Designer Handbag Rental Service! My name is not BagBorrowOrSteal.com! This is a place Freeman Hall, a twenty-year veteran "on the floor," knows well. While delivering side-splitting stories alongside brutally cynical commentary, Freeman recounts his most shocking experiences in Retail Hell. From the time he was attacked by a customer's four-year-old, who grabbed onto his leg like a poodle and wouldn't let go, to the day he found the fitting room walls covered in s**t, Freeman has seen and heard (smelled and felt) it all! Horrifying and hilarious, this behind-the-scenes look at what really goes on at the Big Fancy Stores is rollicking, ready-to-wear wisdom for readers everywhere.

Retained by the People: The "Silent" Ninth Amendment and the Constitutional Rights Americans Don't Know They Have

by Daniel A. Farber

The Ninth Amendment lurks like an unexploded mine within the Bill of Rights. Its wording is direct: "The enumeration in the Constitution of certain rights shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people. ” However, there is not a single Supreme Court decision based on it. Even the famously ambitious Warren Court preferred to rely on the weaker support of the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause for many of its decisions on individual rights. Since that era, mainstream conservatives have grown actively hostile to the very mention of the Ninth Amendment. Daniel Farber, a law professor at the University of California at Berkeley, makes an informed and lucid argument for employing the Ninth Amendment in support of a large variety of rights whose constitutional basis is now shaky. The case he makes for the application of this unused amendment has profound implications in almost every aspect of our daily lives.

Rethink it!: Practical Ways to rid yourself of anger, depression, jealousy and other common problems

by Michael Cohen

Do you tell yourself, "I'm not good enough," or "Things are far too difficult, why should I even try?"

Rethink: The Surprising History of New Ideas

by Steven Poole

A brilliant and groundbreaking argument that innovation and progress are often achieved by revisiting and retooling ideas from the past rather than starting from scratch--from The Guardian columnist and contributor to The Atlantic.Innovation is not always as innovative as it may seem. This is the story of how old ideas that were mocked or ignored for centuries are now storming back to the cutting edge of science and technology, informing the way we lead our lives. This is the story of Lamarck and the modern-day epigeneticist whose research vindicated his mocked 200-year-old theory of evolution; of the return of cavalry use in the war in Afghanistan; of Tesla's bringing back the electric car; and of the cognitive scientists who made breakthroughs by turning to ancient Greek philosophy. Drawing on examples from business to philosophy to science, Rethink shows what we can learn by revisiting old, discarded ideas and considering them from a novel perspective. From within all these rich anecdotes of overlooked ideas come good ones, helping us find new ways to think about ideas in our own time--from out-of-the-box proposals in the boardroom to grand projects for social and political change. Armed with this picture of the surprising evolution of ideas and their triumphant second lives, Rethink helps you see the world differently. In the bestselling tradition of Malcolm Gladwell, Poole's new approach to a familiar topic is fun, convincing, and brilliant--and offers a clear takeaway: if you want to affect the future, start by taking a look at the past.

Rethinking Disability: A Disability Studies Approach to Inclusive Practices

by Jan Valle David Connor

In a series aimed at pre-service and beginning in-service teachers that is meant to boost teacher retention, this volume by Valle (City College, City U. of New York) and Conner (Hunter College, City U. of New York) brings together theory and practice in explaining how and why to implement inclusive education. They discuss inclusion through the frame of disability studies in education, which offers new ways to think about disability as a marker of identity and inclusive practices through a social model. They address the effects of teachers' knowledge, beliefs, and values on practice; misperceptions of disability; problems with the medical model of disability; how to create inclusive classrooms through classroom culture, assessment, and co-teaching; and acknowledging disability as part of diversity. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)

Rethinking Ethnicity

by Richard P. Jenkins

"A welcome and brilliantly crafted overview of this field. It represents a major advance in our understanding of how ethnicity works in specific social and cultural contexts. The second edition will be an invaluable resource for both students and researchers alike." - John Solomos, City University, London The first edition of Rethinking Ethnicity quickly established itself as a popular text for students of ethnicity and ethnic relations. This fully revised and updated second edition adds new material on globalization and the recent debates about whether ethnicity matters and ethnic groups actually exist. While ethnicity - as a social construct - is imagined, its effects are far from imaginary. Jenkins draws on specific examples to demonstrate the social mechanisms that construct ethnicity and the consequences for people's experience. Drawing upon rich case study material, the book discusses such issues as: the 'myth' of the plural society; postmodern notions of difference; the relationship between ethnicity, 'race' and nationalism; ideology; language; violence and religion; and the everyday construction of national identity.

Rethinking Learning Disabilities: Understanding Children Who Struggle in School

by Deborah Waber

Experts have yet to reach consensus about what a learning disability is, how to determine if a child has one, and what to do about it. Leading researcher and clinician Deborah Waber offers an alternative to the prevailing view of learning disability as a problem contained within the child. Instead, she shows how learning difficulties are best understood as a function of the developmental interaction between the child and the world. Integrating findings from education, developmental psychology, and cognitive neuroscience, she offers a novel approach with direct practical implications. Detailed real-world case studies illustrate how this approach can promote positive outcomes for children who struggle in school.

Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition

by Katie Rain Hill

In her unique, generous, and affecting voice, nineteen-year-old Katie Hill shares her personal journey of undergoing gender reassignment.Have you ever worried that you'd never be able to live up to your parents' expectations? Have you ever imagined that life would be better if you were just invisible? Have you ever thought you would do anything--anything--to make the teasing stop? Katie Hill had and it nearly tore her apart. Katie never felt comfortable in her own skin. She realized very young that a serious mistake had been made; she was a girl who had been born in the body of a boy. Suffocating under her peers' bullying and the mounting pressure to be "normal," Katie tried to take her life at the age of eight years old. After several other failed attempts, she finally understood that "Katie"--the girl trapped within her--was determined to live. In this first-person account, Katie reflects on her pain-filled childhood and the events leading up to the life-changing decision to undergo gender reassignment as a teenager. She reveals the unique challenges she faced while unlearning how to be a boy and shares what it was like to navigate the dating world and experience heartbreak for the first time in a body that matched her gender identity. Told in an unwaveringly honest voice, Rethinking Normal is a coming-of-age story about transcending physical appearances and redefining the parameters of "normalcy" to embody one's true self.

Rethinking Social Epidemiology

by Patricia O’campo James R. Dunn

To date, much of the empirical work in social epidemiology has demonstrated the existence of health inequalities along a number of axes of social differentiation. However, this research, in isolation, will not inform effective solutions to health inequalities. Rethinking Social Epidemiology provides an expanded vision of social epidemiology as a science of change, one that seeks to better address key questions related to both the causes of social inequalities in health (problem-focused research) as well as the implementation of interventions to alleviate conditions of marginalization and poverty (solution-focused research). This book is ideally suited for emerging and practicing social epidemiologists as well as graduate students and health professionals in related disciplines.

Rethinking the Gods: Philosophical Readings of Religion in the Post-hellenistic Period

by Peter Van Nuffelen

Ancient philosophers had always been fascinated by religion. From the first century BC onwards the traditionally hostile attitude of Greek and Roman philosophy was abandoned in favour of the view that religion was a source of philosophical knowledge. This book studies that change, not from the usual perspective of the history of religion, but as part of the wider tendency of Post-Hellenistic philosophy to open up to external, non-philosophical sources of knowledge and authority. It situates two key themes, ancient wisdom and cosmic hierarchy, in the context of Post-Hellenistic philosophy and traces their reconfigurations in contemporary literature and in the polemic between Jews, Christians and pagans. Overall, Post-Hellenistic philosophy displayed a relatively high degree of unity in its ideas on religion, which should not be reduced to a preparation for Neoplatonism.

Rethinking the MBA

by Srikant Datar Patrick G. Cullen David A. Garvin

"Business Schools Face Test of Faith." "Is It Time to Retrain B-Schools?" As these headlines make clear, business education is at a major crossroads.For decades, MBA graduates from top-tier schools set the standard for cutting-edge business knowledge and skills. Now the business world has changed, say the authors of Rethinking the MBA, and MBA programs must change with it. Increasingly, managers and recruiters are questioning conventional business education.Their concerns? Among other things, MBA programs aren't giving students the heightened cultural awareness and global perspectives they need. Newly minted MBAs lack essential leadership skills. Creative and critical thinking demand far more attention.In this compelling and authoritative new book, the authors:· Document a rising chorus of concerns about business schools gleaned from extensive interviews with deans and executives, and from a detailed analysis of current curricula and emerging trends in graduate business education· Provide case studies showing how leading MBA programs have begun reinventing themselves for the better· Offer concrete ideas for how business schools can surmount the challenges that come with reinvention, including securing faculty with new skills and experimenting with new pedagogiesRich with examples and thoroughly researched, Rethinking the MBA reveals why and how business schools must define a better pathway for the future.

Retief!

by Keith Laumer

This novel and collection of stories have previously appeared in parts in "Envoy to New Worlds, Galactic Diplomat, " and "Retief's War. " Exploring the origins of the Corps Diplomatique, the background of Retief is told for the first time.

Retinopathy of Prematurity

by S. Paola Dorta B. Andrés Kychenthal

This clinically oriented book is devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), a leading cause of childhood blindness. World-renowned experts in the field discuss epidemiologic and pathogenic aspects of the disease. The staging and classification of ROP are explained in detail, and guidance is provided on appropriate anesthesia. The state of the art in imaging of ROP is described and illustrated, with coverage of the advances in ophthalmic imaging technology and telemedicine that have revolutionized pediatric retinal examinations and contributed significantly in elucidating the pathophysiology of ROP and improving diagnosis and treatment. Treatment indications and therapeutic alternatives, including the use of antiproliferative drugs, are addressed in separate chapters, supplying the reader with the most up-to-date knowledge in the field.

The Retirement Savings Time Bomb ... and How to Defuse It

by Ed Slott

Financial expert Ed Slott's eye-opening guide is a must-have resource to help protect those savings from the IRS. Through his simple 5-Step Action Plan, Ed Slott's down-to-earth, clear-cut, and often humorous approach shows everyday investors how to distribute, roll over, withdraw, and secure their retirement savings (and their inherited nest eggs) against Uncle Sam.

Retrato en sepia

by Isabel Allende

Narrada en la voz de una joven mujer, ésta es una magnífica novela histórica, y una portentosa saga familiar en la que reencontramos algunos personajes de Hija de la fortuna y de La casa de los espíritus, novelas cumbres en la obra de Isabel Allende. En el Chile del siglo XIX, Aurora del Valle sufre un trauma brutal que borra de su mente los primeros cinco años de su vida. Criada por su ambiciosa abuela, Paulina del Valle, crece en un ambiente privilegiado, libre de muchas de las limitaciones que oprimen a las mujeres de su época pero atormentada por horribles pesadillas. Cuando debe afrontar la traición del hombre al que ama y la soledad, Aurora decide explorar el misterio de su pasado. Reseña:«Una epopeya de los grandes sentimientos: tragedia esperanzada, fábula moral, esbozo de una familia y apunte de un país. En definitiva, un gran libro.»Ramón Ventura, El Periódico

Retreats That Work

by Merianne Liteman Jeffrey Liteman Sheila Campbell

Based on the best-selling first edition, this greatly expanded and updated version contains forty-seven new activities, more information about how to design and lead retreats, and additional suggestions for how to recover when things go wrong. A CD-ROM allows you to print out chapters for distribution to key leaders, duplicate templates, and produce handouts for specific exercises.Whether you're planning to lead an offsite retreat for the first time or the ninety-ninth time, this easy-to-use, one-stop resource provides: Step-by-step instructions for leading a wide variety of tested exercises. Insight into establishing effective working relationships with clients. Information on what to include in your retreat designs. Suggestions for encouraging participants to speak up and play an active role. Tools for managing conflict. Guidance on making decisions during a retreat and changing course when necessary. Strategies for developing and implementing action plans. Tips for follow-up so you can keep the change train on track.Order your copy of this practical guide today!

Retribution

by Ruth Langan

Photojournalist Adam Morgan had traveled to the world's most dangerous hot spots. After being in the wrong place at the wrong time, he'd come to Devil's Cove to heal his battered body and mind. There he found solace along the waters of Lake Michigan-in the arms of red-haired angel Sidney Brennan. The beautiful artist gave Adam a reason to smile, to laugh, to love. But he couldn't allow their rising passion to distract him from the dangers lurking in the shadows. When that danger arrived in Devil's Cove, could Adam protect the woman who'd captured his heart?

Retribution

by R. J. Pineiro

They say heroes are made, not born. A year ago, in the sky over Iraq, a hero was forged in the heat of battle when Navy Lt. Kevin Dalton destroyed Saddam Hussein's secret arsenal of nuclear missiles. In R. J. Pineiro's much-anticipated sequel to Ultimatum, Dalton, a hero as great as Stephen Coonts' Jake Grafton or Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, now works for the CIA. As Saddam prepares to strike at the heart of the United States, Dalton finds himself facing the ultimate horror: nuclear weapons on American soil. Acquired from the Russian mafia through an infamous international arms dealer, three warheads of mass destruction are smuggled into the United States. They are Saddam's revenge for his defeats at the hands of America. Reunited with the beautiful Mossad agent Khalela, Dalton must untangle a web of conspiracy that leads from Jersey City Mosques to the back waters of Virginia, from Atlantic City casinos to the bayous of Louisiana. Only he and Khalela can prevent the weapons from reaching their separate targets: New York City, Washington, D.C., and the President's birthplace, a small town called Hope.

Retribution (Dark-Hunter, Book 20)

by Sherrilyn Kenyon

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Sherrilyn Kenyon comes the next thrilling installment in her blockbuster Dark-Hunter series. Harm no human... A hired gunslinger, William Jessup Brady lived his life with one foot in the grave. He believed that every life had a price. Until the day when he finally found a reason to live. In one single act of brutal betrayal, he lost everything, including his life. Brought back by a Greek goddess to be one of her Dark-Hunters, he gave his immortal soul for vengeance and swore he'd spend eternity protecting the humans he'd once considered prey. Orphaned as a toddler, Abigail Yager was taken in by a family of vampires and raised on one belief --- Dark-Hunters are the evil who prey on both their people and mankind, and they must all be destroyed. While protecting her adoptive race, she has spent her life eliminating the Dark-Hunters and training for the day when she meeting the man who killed her family: Jess Brady. A gun in the hand is worth two in the holster... Jess has been charged with finding and terminating the creature who's assassinating Dark-Hunters. The last thing he expects to find is a human face behind the killings, but when that face bears a striking resemblance to the one who murdered him centuries ago, he knows something evil is going on. He also knows he's not the one who killed her parents. But Abigail refuses to believe the truth and is determined to see him dead once and for all. Brought together by an angry god and chased by ancient enemies out to kill them both, they must find a way to overcome their mutual hatred or watch as one of the darkest of powers rises and kills both the races they've sworn to protect.

The Retribution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer #3)

by Michelle Hodkin

It had to end sometime, but Mara had no idea it would end like this. Experience the mind-blowing conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Mara Dyer trilogy. *The entire first print run will be signed by the author, Michelle Hodkin.*Mara Dyer wants to believe there's more to the lies she's been told.There is.She doesn't stop to think about where her quest for the truth might lead.She should.She never had to imagine how far she would go for vengeance.She will now.Loyalties are betrayed, guilt and innocence tangle, and fate and chance collide in this shocking conclusion to Mara Dyer's story.Retribution has arrived.

Retriever Madness: Training the World's Favorite Gundog

by Nona Kilgore Bauer

Author Nona Kilgore Bauer begins Retriever Madness with a chapter called "Know Your Retrievers," and few know their retrievers like this expert author, trainer, and breeder. Bauer introduces the readers to the six retrievers recognized by the American Kennel Club, among them two of the most popular companion dogs in the world, the Labrador Retriever and the Golden Retriever, along with other superb overachievers: the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Flat-Coated Retriever, Curly-Coated Retriever, and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.Geared toward readers who are interested in working with their retrievers in their bred-for capacity-hunting water fowl and upland game birds-Retriever Madness is the perfect primer to getting started in the field. The book offers advice on selecting a puppy with hunting potential, giving future owners insight on how to evaluate a puppy's birdiness, independence, prey drive, and personality. The chapter on bringing the puppy home gives recommendations for basic training equipment, including leashes, collars, dummies, whistles, starting pistol and the like.Amateur retriever owners who hope to hunt with their dogs will find excellent advice for training for the puppy's first twenty weeks of life, the most critical period for training any puppy. In addition to the basic commands (sit, down, stay), the author also explains the release command, whistle commands, forward and backward heeling, and wait.Four chapters are devoted to beginning field work, presenting diagrams and step-by-step instructions and covering such topics as puppy marks, throwing, water retrieves, steadying, force-fetching, marking, executing blind retrieves and more. The author offers remedies to commonly encountered problems in the field as well as a complete glossary of terminology that all readers will find helpful in understanding the lingo of the field retriever.

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