A Little Touch Of Drama

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A Touch of Drama

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Editor: Orion
ISBN: 147191805X
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Archie Wayne, successful playwright, could not say what impulse had made him return to the small town of his boyhood. On impulse, he called on his boyhood friend, and the matter would have ended there had he not met and fallen for his friend's daughter, the young and innocent Christine. Their brief idyll is interrupted by a police enquiry: Archie's wife Irma is missing, leaving behind a disquieting message, and he finds himself suspect number one in a possible murder case. But Archie is convinced that Irma is alive and trying to ruin him - and tragedy and violence will take their toll on both the guilty and innocent in the search for the truth.

"So"

Author: Susan Farah
Editor: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1452595852
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"So" by Susan Farah Summary

“Tightly clutching my little dog Tillie I ran from the house and from my life.” “So” will take you on a rollercoaster ride of emotions vicariously speeding down a hill full of bumps, hairpin turns and screetching halts! It will take you where ever you want to go. In fact it will take you all the way to an encounter that will leave you breathless and wanting more - more from your life. “So” is the story of a life of search, discovery and recovery. A life of being lost and found. An ordinary life becoming extraordinary through the love and power of God. The honest look at the true meaning of a “second chance.” If you have ever wondered “why me” or “why not me” - this book is for you!

Encyclopedia of Ukraine

Encyclopedia of Ukraine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Danylo Husar Struk
Editor: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 1442651261
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Encyclopedia of Ukraine by Danylo Husar Struk Summary

Over thirty years in the making, the most comprehensive work in English on Ukraine is now complete: its history, people, geography, economy, and cultural heritage, both in Ukraine and in the diaspora.

Pen in Hand

Pen in Hand Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tim Parks
Editor: Alma Books
ISBN: 1846884632
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How can other people like the books we don't like? What benefit can we get from rereading a work? Can we read better? If so, how? These and many other questions, ranging from the field of writing to that of reading and translation, are given a comprehensive answer in a series of stimulating and challenging literary essays that will be a perfect read for all book explorers and practitioners of the pen.After delighting us with his novels and many volumes of non-fiction, Tim Parks - who is not only an acclaimed author and a translator, but also a celebrated literary essayist - gives us a book to enjoy, savour and, most importantly, reread.

Murder at School

Murder at School Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Hilton
Editor: Good Press
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"Murder at School" by James Hilton. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Herstories. An Anthology of New Ukrainian Women Prose Writers

Herstories. An Anthology of New Ukrainian Women Prose Writers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael M. Naydan
Editor: Glagoslav Publications
ISBN: 1909156035
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Herstories. An Anthology of New Ukrainian Women Prose Writers by Michael M. Naydan Summary

Women’s prose writing has exploded on the literary scene in Ukraine just prior to and following Ukrainian independence in 1991. Over the past two decades scores of fascinating new women authors have emerged. These authors write in a wide variety of styles and genres including short stories, novels, essays, and new journalism. In the collection you will find: realism, magical realism, surrealism, the fantastic, deeply intellectual writing, newly discovered feminist perspectives, philosophical prose, psychological mysteries, confessional prose, and much more.

Historical Dictionary of Ukraine

Historical Dictionary of Ukraine Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Ivan Katchanovski,Zenon E. Kohut,Bohdan Y. Nebesio,Myroslav Yurkevich
Editor: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 081087847X
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Historical Dictionary of Ukraine by Ivan Katchanovski,Zenon E. Kohut,Bohdan Y. Nebesio,Myroslav Yurkevich Summary

The Historical Dictionary of Ukraine, Second Edition covers the history of Ukraine and its struggles through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on population, geography, economy, politics, and culture; descriptions of institutions, cultural monuments, political parties, battles and wars; and biographical sketches of key individuals in politics, the arts and sciences, the church, and the military. This book is a vital reference tool for any researcher interested in the history of Ukraine.

Islands in the Net

Islands in the Net Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Bruce Sterling
Editor: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1497686512
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In a near-future new age of corporate control, hacker mercenaries, and electronic terrorism, a public relations executive on the rise finds herself caught in the violent epicenter of a data war Two decades into the twenty-first century, the world’s nations are becoming irrelevant. Corporations are the true global powers, with information the most valuable currency, while the smaller island nations have become sanctuaries for data pirates and terrorists. A globe-trotting PR executive for the large corporate economic democracy Rizome Industries Group, Laura Webster is present when a foreign representative is assassinated on Rizome soil during a conference for offshore data havens. Dispatched immediately on an international mission of diplomacy, Laura hopes she can make a difference in a volatile, unsteady world, but instead finds herself trapped on the front lines of rapidly escalating third-world hostilities and caught up in an inescapable net of conspiracy, terrorism, post-millennial voodoo, and electronic warfare. During the 1980s, science fiction luminary Bruce Sterling envisioned the future . . . and hit it almost dead-on. The author who, along with William Gibson, Neal Stephenson, and Rudy Rucker, helped create and define the cyberpunk subgenre imagines a world of tomorrow in Islands in the Net that bears a striking—and disturbing—resemblance to our present-day information-age reality. Nominated for the Hugo and Locus Awards and winner of the John W. Campbell Memorial Award, Sterling’s extraordinary novel is a gripping, eye-opening, and remarkably prescient science fiction classic.

The Starlight Medallions

The Starlight Medallions Pdf/ePub eBook Author: F. H. Wallace
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 9781450201360
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The Starlight Medallions by F. H. Wallace Summary

An Adventure that Spans Time and the Sea from the South Coast of Maine to the Lands Behind the Northern Lights Sim Spotswood decides not to keep his after school appointment with Dr. McCreedy to get his teeth straightened. Instead he wanders to the clam flats where Lost River meets the sea and where a Viking ship, unearthed from the silt of a thousand years, sits like the skeleton of a dragon in its cofferdam. Sim discovers buried in the sand, a small medallion the size of a half dollar. That he should be the one to find it is no accident. At least Dr. Asneath Plever of the Smithsonian doesn't think so. Nor does Winifred Hazel Chit, the Witch of thunderhead Cliff who has waited one hundred and eleven years for Sim to undertake the adventure that now unfolds. As more of the medallions appear Sim encounters other searchers including Splitface and Gold-Tipped-Smith who know the power of the Starlight Medallions and want them for themselves. Sim, who has never known his father, lies at night on the widows walk of his home with his dog, Walter, watching the celestial canopy, waiting for a shooting star upon which he can make his wish, the same wish he has made every night for a long as he has known the words of the wishing verse. Now as he travels with the Starlight Medallions to places where no one has gone before, it seems that wish may come true.

Mapping Postcommunist Cultures

Mapping Postcommunist Cultures Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Vitaly Chernetsky
Editor: McGill-Queen\'s Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773576509
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Mapping Postcommunist Cultures by Vitaly Chernetsky Summary

In Mapping Postcommunist Cultures Chernetsky argues that Russia and Ukraine exemplify the principal paradigms of post-Soviet cultural development. In Russia this has manifested itself in the subversive dismantling of the totalitarian linguistic regime and the foregrounding of previously marginalized subject positions. In Ukraine, work in these areas shows how the traumas of centuries of colonial oppression are being overcome through the carnivalesque decrowning of ideological dogmas and an affirmation of a new type of community, most recently demonstrated in the peaceful Orange Revolution of 2004. Mapping Postcommunist Cultures also critiques the neglect of the former communist world in current models of cultural globalization.

My Life Is Chaos in Theory

My Life Is Chaos in Theory Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marceline Silvia Rose
Editor: Marceline Silvia Rose
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My Life Is Chaos in Theory by Marceline Silvia Rose Summary

This is the story of my life - as a teenager, anyway. Think of this as me time-traveling back to my high school days, only if it were filmed as a documentary and I was narrating it as an adult. It's a story about the struggles, tribulations, and trials that stood in my way and how years after the fact I'm still alive today. Even though my mental health may not be at its best, nor has it been, this is for those who want something to relate to. A story about life. A little four year adventure in my life so you know that even if life has beaten you into the dirt, you matter. You know why? I'm still kicking and screaming, letting life (and its manager) I'll burn its house down with the lemons if it gives me any more of them.It's told through the eyes of my young adult self, looking back and telling it like it is. I know many people, young and old, who struggle with mental health and might be afraid to speak up about it. There's a stigma that surrounds it, a hatred for those who suffer, and some who fake it for attention. If you're one of those people who are struggling, this is for you. Everyone who lays low, all the ones who feel small, and insignificant. Here's my story.Enjoy.Sincerely, - Me

A Small Town in Germany

A Small Town in Germany Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John le Carré
Editor: Penguin Canada
ISBN: 014318296X
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A Small Town in Germany by John le Carré Summary

John le Carré's classic novels deftly navigate readers through the intricate shadow worlds of international espionage with unsurpassed skill and knowledge, and have earned him unprecedented worldwide acclaim. A man is missing. Harting, refugee background, a Junior Something in the British Embassy in Bonn. Gone with him are forty-three files, all of them Confidential or above. It is vital that the Germans do not learn that Harting is missing, nor that there's been a leak. With radical students and neo-Nazis rioting and critical negotiations under way in Brussels, the timing could not be worse -- and that's probably not an accident. Alan Turner, London's security officer, is sent to Bonn to find the missing man and files as Germany's past, present, and future threaten to collide in a nightmare of violence.

Second Time's the Charm #7

Second Time's the Charm #7 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Melissa J. Morgan
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101043016
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Second Time's the Charm #7 by Melissa J. Morgan Summary

Sworn city girl Natalie Goode is actually back—voluntarily—at Lakepuke for more. More mess-food cooking, more bug-infested bunk beds, and even more nature shack (well, maybe not nature shack; a girl has to maintain some standards, after all). And even though the returning 3C-ers have been split up, she’s still got Alyssa as her bunkmate and official summertime BFF. Unfortunately, there’s a new camper on the scene! Tori is sophisticated, literate, and very cute. Good thing Natalie’s not the jealous type . . . or is she?

Shakespeare and the Energies of Drama

Shakespeare and the Energies of Drama Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Goldman
Editor: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400872510
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Shakespeare and the Energies of Drama by Michael Goldman Summary

Shakespeare's texts are seen by the poet and critic Michael Goldman as designs for theatrical experience—the complex emotional, physical, and intellectual transaction between actor and audience that brings alive Shakespeare's imagination and makes it immediate to our own. Mr. Goldman's particular concerns are these: what the audience responds to in an acted play; how Shakespeare controls and shapes this response; what the response means, and why it matters. Originally published in 1972. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Drama High: Second Chance

Drama High: Second Chance Pdf/ePub eBook Author: L. Divine
Editor: Kensington Publishing Corp.
ISBN: 0758281838
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Drama High: Second Chance by L. Divine Summary

Back for another dose of high drama, Compton's sassiest, Jayd Jackson, is about to discover it really is a different world when she starts dating South Bay High's finest white boy. . . All Jayd Jackson wants is a drama-free year at South Bay High, a.k.a. Drama High. But it doesn't seem she's going to get it. It's only the second week of Junior year and already, Misty, her nemesis, has almost gotten her killed after instigating a fight between Jayd and KJ's girlfriend, Trecee. But it goes with the territory. She's a fire child, and granddaughter to Lynne Mae Williams—Mama—and Mama says that means the drama will follow Jayd wherever she goes. Even so, Jayd just wants to chill, still hoping Junior year can carry on, drama-free. And with Misty and KJ reportedly "hanging," Jayd is ready to move on. But the brother won't stop blowing up Jayd's cellie, and the text-messages keep coming; and the message is clear: KJ wants Jayd back bad. But Jayd couldn't care less. She's got a new man to kick-it with now—a half-Jewish white boy from Palos Verdes whose parents are loaded with a capital "L." And Jeremy Weiner's no ordinary white boy—he listens to East Coast rap, he's got a sweet ride, and he's got it bad for Jayd Jackson. But no one at South Bay High will just let a sistah be happy. Misty's back to her usual foolishness, KJ's all over her jock, and the notoriously anti-black teacher Mrs. Bennett is tripping. Jeremy's got her totally sprung, but she's going to have to rely on her brains—and some of Mama's magic, of course—if she's going to survive another week at Drama High. L. Divine is at the top of her game in this superb follow-up to the power-packed Drama High: The Fight. Look for the next juicy installment, Jayd's Legacy, coming soon.

Design the Home You Love

Design the Home You Love Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Lee Mayer,Emily Motayed
Editor: Ten Speed Press
ISBN: 1984856626
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Design the Home You Love by Lee Mayer,Emily Motayed Summary

From the co-founders of Havenly comes “a perfect read for anyone looking to infuse more personality and style into their space—on their own time and budget, and in their own unique way” (Rachel Zoe). “Not only do Lee and Emily unpack all their tips for creating a space that looks as good as it feels, but they do it in a way that is made for real-life application.”—Bobby Berk, design expert and host of Netflix’s Queer Eye Interior design can be daunting, and as a result, many of us never even attempt to design our own homes. In Design the Home You Love, Havenly founders Lee Mayer and Emily Motayed break down the ambiguous world of home design. First you learn how to identify your own style (whether you’re a fan of Parisian Modern or California Casual) and then how to incorporate furniture that matches your style and fits your budget. Design the Home You Love takes you step-by-step and room-by-room through each part of the house to help you fulfill your home’s potential. Whether you’re looking to give your home a complete makeover, spruce up your rental apartment, or merely take your living room from blah to fab, Lee and Emily bring fresh ideas, advice, and inspiration to the table. Illustrated with eye-catching photography and livable inspiration from real-life clients, this is the interior design book that finally makes it possible for us all to achieve our design goals.

The Scandal of George III's Court

The Scandal of George III's Court Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Catherine Curzon
Editor: Pen and Sword
ISBN: 1473872545
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The Scandal of George III's Court by Catherine Curzon Summary

From Windsor to Weymouth, the shadow of scandal was never too far from the walls of the House of Hanover. Did a fearsome duke really commit murder or a royal mistress sell commissions to the highest bidders, and what was the truth behind George III's supposed secret marriage to a pretty Quaker?With everything from illegitimate children to illegal marriages, dead valets and equerries sneaking about the palace by candlelight, these eyebrow-raising tales from the reign of George III prove that the highest of births is no guarantee of good behavior. Prepare to meet some shocking ladies, some shameless gentlemen and some politicians who really should know better. So tighten your stays, hoist up your breeches and prepare for a gallop through some of the most shocking royal scandals from the court of George III's court. You'll never look at a king in the same way again…

Movie Nights with the Reagans

Movie Nights with the Reagans Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mark Weinberg
Editor: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1501134019
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Movie Nights with the Reagans by Mark Weinberg Summary

The former special advisor and press secretary to President Ronald Reagan shares a “sentimental but often revealing…enjoyable walk down Memory Lane” (Kirkus Reviews)—told through the movies he watched with the Reagans every week at Camp David. Over the course of eight years, Mark Weinberg travelled to Camp David with Ronald and Nancy Reagan as they screened movies on Friday and Saturday nights. They watched movies in times of triumph, such as the aftermath of Reagan’s 1984 landslide, and after moments of tragedy, such as the explosion of the Challenger and the shooting of the President and Press Secretary Jim Brady. Weinberg’s unparalleled access offers a rare glimpse of the Reagans—unscripted, relaxed, unburdened by the world, with no cameras in sight. Each chapter discusses a legendary film, what the Reagans thought of it, and provides warm anecdotes and untold stories about his family and the administration. From Reagan’s pranks on the Secret Service to his thoughts on the parallels between Hollywood and Washington, Weinberg paints a full picture of the president The New Yorker once famously dubbed “The Unknowable.” A “meander through a simpler time capturing a different time and a different president” (USA TODAY), Movie Nights with the Reagans is a nostalgic journey through the 1980s and its most iconic films, seen through the eyes of one of Hollywood’s former stars: one who was simultaneously transforming the Republican Party, the American economy, and the course of the Cold War. “For those equally enthused about movies and the fortieth president, this book will serve as a welcome change from today’s political climate” (Publishers Weekly).

Creative Play and Drama with Adults at Risk

Creative Play and Drama with Adults at Risk Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sue Jennings
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1351686283
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Creative Play and Drama with Adults at Risk by Sue Jennings Summary

This hands-on manual offers a clear introduction to play and drama work for professionals working with adults at risk. Many adults feel nervous about drama and think that play is childish. Sue Jennings shows that by participating in play and drama people can make a difference to how they feel about themselves and the world around them. This book is suitable for professionals working with adults who are vulnerable for a number of different reasons: those who have addictions such as eating disorders, drug and alcohol abuse or a history of violent relationships; adults with mental ill health; individuals and families with behavioural difficulties; people in forensic settings; those with multiple disabilities; learning impaired adults; people with strokes and other physical impairment often as a result of accidental injury. Material is chosen sensitively to enable confidence and creativity building, and the development of communication skills. Photocopiable worksheets offer the professional activities that will encourage trust and collaboration; foster independence and choice, maximise people's learning potential and stimulate everyone's imagination and creativity. Ideas are given for improvisation and movement as well as masks and myths. Cross-cultural perspectives are discussed together with boundaries for clinical groups. The importance of the healing potential of artistic expression is addressed throughout.

I, Shakespeare

I, Shakespeare Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tim Crouch
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1849435359
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I, Shakespeare by Tim Crouch Summary

“This brilliant collection of re-imagined stories is a perfect introduction to Shakespeare for students of all ages. They are funny, fresh, intriguing and poignant, and use a supreme storyteller’s skill to bring us into the worlds of some of Shakespeare’s best-loved characters and plays. A must for all teachers who want to excite and inspire their students about Shakespeare’s work and the possibilities of theatre.” Jacqui O’Hanlon, Director of Education Royal Shakespeare Company I, Shakespeare brings together Tim Crouch’s take on four Shakespeare classics: Twelfth Night, Macbeth, The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. These solo pieces are written for younger audiences but their originality and strength make them suitablefor any age. Each play in this collection combines the need to tell Shakespeare’s primary story with an opportunity for the secondary characters to finally have their say – Malvolio, Banquo, Caliban and Peaseblossom. Each play is different but all display a formal inventiveness and a philosophical playfulness that make them stand alone as brilliant examples of contemporary theatre.

Love On the Rocks: A Positano Tale

Love On the Rocks: A Positano Tale Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Catie Costa
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1483423255
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Love On the Rocks: A Positano Tale by Catie Costa Summary

Thirtysomething best friends Kit and Bridget flee their humdrum lives to spend the summer in Positano, the infamous “Pearl of the Amalfi,” for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation filled with frivolously expensive and tantalizingly wonderful experiences—and that was just the food. Kit is in love with the cliff side resort town —and with Lassino, a pizza chef who lives there. At the prospect of spending the summer in a country synonymous with pizza and gelato, neurotically obsessive and weight-conscious Bridget is already in panic mode. But she’s ready to risk a few pounds to get away from it all for a few months. So she and Kit rent an apartment, and they invite their friends over for a visit. They find themselves with no shortage of good friends who want to spend time in Italy on the cheap. Their idyllic summer getaway flies by, thanks to a wedding, a death threat, a missing teen, a lunatic Australian, love on the rocks, a pregnancy, and lots and lots of sparkly prosecco.

Sorry Please Thank You

Sorry Please Thank You Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Charles Yu
Editor: Vintage
ISBN: 030790718X
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Sorry Please Thank You by Charles Yu Summary

From the National Book Award–⁠winning author of Interior Chinatown, comes a hilarious, heartbreaking, and utterly original collection of short stories. A big-box store employee is confronted by a zombie during the graveyard shift, a problem that pales in comparison to his inability to ask a coworker out on a date . . . A fighter leads his band of virtual warriors, thieves, and wizards across a deadly computer-generated landscape, but does he have what it takes to be a hero? . . . A company outsources grief for profit, its slogan: “Don’t feel like having a bad day? Let someone else have it for you.” Drawing from both pop culture and science, Charles Yu is a brilliant observer of contemporary society, and in Sorry Please Thank You he fills his stories with equal parts laugh-out-loud humor and piercing insight into the human condition. He has already garnered comparisons to such masters as Kurt Vonnegut and Douglas Adams, and in this new collection we have resounding proof that he has arrived (via a wormhole in space-time) as a major new voice in American fiction.

Morrissey FAQ

Morrissey FAQ Pdf/ePub eBook Author: D. McKinney
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1495028933
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MORRISSEY FAQ: ALL THAT'S LEFT TO ABOUT THIS CHARMING MAN

Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Essentials

Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Essentials Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Randi L. Derakhshani,Dariush Derakhshani
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111875025X
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Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Essentials by Randi L. Derakhshani,Dariush Derakhshani Summary

Great guide to the fundamentals of Autodesk 3ds Max2014 This Autodesk Official Press guide is just what you need tolearn the basics of Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 quickly and easily.Through a series of cool projects like designing an alarm clock,animating a thrown knife, or lighting a scene, you'll learn theessentials of modeling, rigging, animating, and rendering using thepopular Autodesk 3ds Max 3D animation and effects software. It's apractical, hands-on approach allowing you to constantly reinforcingskills as you learn them. Downloadable before-and-after project files let you to compareyour work to that of 3ds Max professionals. Even if you alreadyhave experience with 3ds Max, this book is a great reference forrenewing your skills. And, it will help all users review andprepare for the Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 certification exams. Helps beginners and those migrating from other 3D animation andeffects programs get up and running on Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Features a realistic, task-based approach, so readers learn viaa series of hands-on projects using downloadable files, all backedwith ample instruction, explanation, and illustration Covers modeling, rigging, animating, rendering, skinning,architectural visualization, and more Written by Autodesk Authorized Authors and is an AutodeskOfficial Press book Get firsthand experience with 3ds Max, as well as a good starton preparing for the Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Certified Professionalexam, with Autodesk 3ds Max 2014 Essentials.

Taking Care

Taking Care Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Mary Grimley Mason
Editor: University Press of America
ISBN: 0761859705
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Taking Care, based on twenty-six interviews and other autobiographical narratives, challenges the negative stereotypes about mothers with disabilities. These women’s stories tell of their successes despite the barriers they encounter from the society in which they live. This book will provide a significant model for all parents.

Lighting with Purpose

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Editor: Amherst Media
ISBN: 1608959910
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Location portraiture offers many advantages. The backgrounds are varied, the surroundings can tell a story about the client, and the setting can help tell the subject’s story. Working on location presents unique challenges, however. Often, the photographer is working in an unfamiliar place in which the lighting is not ideal for portraiture. Light is the very backbone of a good portrait, so the need to manage and modify the light becomes a top priority in the portrait session. The Dachowskis teach you how to harness the light in any scenario—from direct sun, to window light, to fluorescent light, to household lamp light, and even mixed-lighting scenarios—to create correct exposures and believable image color. You’ll learn to restrict and enhance the light, add dramatic highlights and shadows to create dimension, and set the mood in the portrait. With these tips, you’ll learn to handle location portrait challenges with ease and confidence.

What Would Dani Do?

What Would Dani Do? Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dani Dyer
Editor: Random House
ISBN: 147356767X
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What Would Dani Do? by Dani Dyer Summary

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER - includes brand new chapter, illustrations and photos! Dani Dyer stole the nation’s heart with her genuine warmth and honest personality when she won Love Island. She proves that you don't need to succumb to peer pressure, be swayed by all too perfect Insta-images or behave in a way that's not true to who you are. Her first book shows she is wise beyond her years as she shares her experiences around growing up, bullying, relationships, insecurities and living in the spotlight. Revealing everything you ever wanted to know about Dani, from dating disasters and life in the Dyer household to how she blow-dries her eyelashes, as well as her hard-learned advice on how to be more confident, What Would Dani Do? offers Dani's unique take on the world and her guide to living your most authentic life. Always relatable and at times vulnerable, Dani gives a laugh-out-loud and truly heartfelt account of her journey from Canning Town daughter of Danny Dyer, to runaway Love Island winner and the nation’s sweetheart.

The USC Trojans

The USC Trojans Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Steven Travers
Editor: Taylor Trade Publishing
ISBN: 1589795415
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In this lively history of Southern California football, Steven Travers makes the case that under coach Pete Carroll (54-10), the Trojans have overtaken Notre Dame as the greatest ever collegiate tradition. USC has produced legendary gridiron coaches and stars. They have tied Notre Dame for the most national championships (11) and Heisman Trophy winners (seven); have the best bowl record, the most Rose Bowl victories, the most All-Americans, the most pro players, the most first round draft picks, the most number one draft picks, and more.

Sweet Harmony

Sweet Harmony Pdf/ePub eBook Author: LuAnn McLane
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 0698161734
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Sweet Harmony by LuAnn McLane Summary

Cricket Creek, Kentucky, is no Nashville—it’s a sweet, small town outside the big-city limelight. But here, two headstrong country music stars will need to rely on their Southern roots and explosive chemistry to top the charts together. When Cat Carson drops her record label and signs with an independent label based in Cricket Creek, it’s a huge upset in the music world. But the residents of Cricket Creek are thrilled to have a real country music star in their midst. Everyone except Jeff Greenfield, that is—a local rising star himself, who’s been asked to record a duet with the stunning beauty. Jeff grew up on a farm, but his smooth, soulful country style is starting to get him noticed outside Cricket Creek. And while a duet with Cat Carson could send his career skyrocketing, he doesn’t want to lose touch with his roots—or lose his head. Because sparks are flying every time he and Cat hit the studio. And it’s more than a little distracting....

The Gates Ajar

The Gates Ajar Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
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For the first time in Penguin Classics, Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's bestselling Civil War classic Elizabeth Stuart Phelps's 1868 Reconstruction-era novel The Gates Ajar, in its portrait of inconsolable grief following the American Civil War, helped to shape enduring American ideas about heaven and demonstrated that for American women, the war didn't simply end at Appomattox. When Mary Cabot loses her beloved brother, Union soldier Royal, in the war, she feels as though she will never feel peace again until the arrival of her widowed aunt Winifred. Sharing the wisdom that has comforted her through her grief, Winifred offers Mary a groundbreaking view of the afterlife: a place of loving reunion with all those who were lost. As Winifred ministers to Mary, her vision of the afterlife circulates in the community and attracts local adherents who have similarly suffered losses in the war. Written with the intention of illuminating and bettering the lives of women after the war, The Gates Ajar is an empowering manifesto on conquering grief and a timeless manual for optimism.

U CAN’T MAKE THIS STUFF UP

U CAN’T MAKE THIS STUFF UP Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Larry Malcolm
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U CAN’T MAKE THIS STUFF UP by Larry Malcolm Summary

The reason I wrote this book was to make available stories that prove it is not too late. I had discernment that I should write short stories and mix various topics with both humor and eternal consequences. On October 30, 2012, I was on an elevator flirting with several women. I walked off that elevator with an idea: a book about flirting. During the first week of November 2012, I asked Jesus to give me ideas for a book. In 48 hours, the Holy Spirit gave me 130 ideas for a book. Sixty weeks and 950 hours of work later, I have a complete manuscript. The Bible says I’m just a filthy rag. I’m not a preacher because I’m not called and would be unworthy. I’m not a teacher because I would have no patience, and I’m not a speaker because I’m very shy with large groups. Therefore, the printed virgin*. Maybe I’m an explainer. I prefer to explain my faults and sins rather than point at others. There is a fine line between being judgmental and attempting to explain the truth. I once was told from an old-fashioned “fire and brimstone” preacher that he did not judge people, but people judged themselves with their actions. If U are truly told by “the Son of God” to give someone a message, U better do it. U are not going to like your life for being disobedient. However, U may temporarily not like your life for being obedient. It is a strange dichotomy in the dilemma of life. We have to not wither but have planted seeds in the good ground of life to withstand the persecution. I truly hope those who may feel offended by my humor or Bible’s truths . . . will understand that I’m speaking from my heart and only want to help, and I’m incapable of expressing the right words at the right time in person. Please remember I’m in this struggle too. Just because I have written a book . . . does not mean I am exempted from hell. A walk with Jesus and temptation from the devil is a daily battle. I need your prayers. I’m a long ways from where I want to be in Christ. Larry

Abiding Times 1

Abiding Times 1 Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Tunku Zain Al-'Abidin Muhriz
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The Carnelian Legacy

The Carnelian Legacy Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cheryl Koevoet
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Eighteen-year-old Marisa MacCallum always believed that the man of her dreams was out there somewhere. The problem is--he’s in another dimension. After the death of her father, Marisa only wants to find comfort on her daily ride through the woods of Gold Hill. But when a mysterious lightning storm suddenly strikes, she is hurled into the alternate dimension of Carnelia where she is discovered by an arrogant yet attractive nobleman, Darian Fiore. Stranded in an ancient world teeming with monsters, maniacs and medieval knights, she is forced to join Darian on a dangerous mission to negotiate peace with his cousin and archenemy, Savino da Rocha. Along the way, she starts to see Darian's softer side and unwillingly falls in love. But once she discovers that he is locked into an arranged marriage, her heart shatters. When Savino falls for her charms and demands her hand in exchange for peace, Marisa is faced with an impossible choice: marry the enemy of the man she loves or betray them both and become the catalyst for a bloody war.

What to Wear, Where

What to Wear, Where Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hillary Kerr,Katherine Power
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“Your go-to source for cool, ‘It’ girl style . . . It’s truly relatable for women of all ages, styles, and locations.” —Rachel Zoe, celebrity stylist and bestselling author Life is stressful; your outfit shouldn’t be. That’s the philosophy behind What to Wear, Where, the second book from the authors of the popular style guide Who What Wear. This time Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power give readers exactly what they’ve asked for: specific advice on how to put together the perfect look for any social occasion. What to Wear, Where addresses more than 50 major social situations, explains what you should wear and what you shouldn’t wear, and shows you exactly what the authors would wear. What to Wear, Where is loaded with practical tips and style suggestions, making it the perfect resource for anyone who wants to feel more confident about her outfit choices. It’s your go-to guide for wardrobe advice and inspiration! “[A] definitive guide to looking trendy and timeless. With style advice for more than fifty special occasions, What to Wear, Where is the ultimate investment piece.” —Harper’s Bazaar “Authors Hillary Kerr and Katherine Power know fashion, and their book, which shares the same name as their style-advising business, WhoWhatWear, offers enlightening insights.” —The Wall Street Journal “WhoWhatWear.com does such a great job of compiling the newest trends. And the founders have a good eye for putting together inspiring clothing combinations.” —Rachel Bilson, actor

The Rose in Darkness

The Rose in Darkness Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Christianna Brand
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While running for her life, a failed actress comes across a dead bodySari Morne had a shot at stardom, a five-year deal with a European film studio, and a starring role in an Italian romance that was poised to become a classic. But the film flopped, and Sari wasted her big break, disappearing from the set to flirt with her new beau: Prince Aldo, heir to a dukedom. Three years later, she is washed up, and all she has left from her romance is a ring—the tremendous heirloom diamond that the Duke’s associates will kill to retrieve. Sari is being chased by the Duke’s henchmen when a tree falls across her path. She swaps cars with a man on the other side of the fallen timber, who is in just as much of a hurry as she is. When she reaches home, she realizes why. There is a corpse in the back seat—a young woman, beautiful no more. Death is all around her, and Sari’s only hope is to keep running.

Gobble, Gobble Murder

Gobble, Gobble Murder Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Leslie Meier
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For Lucy Stone, Thanksgiving in Tinker’s Cove, Maine, is more than just gathering friends and family in gratitude. It’s also about catching a killer or two . . . Turkey Day Murder Tinker’s Cove has a long history of Thanksgiving festivities, from visits with TomTom Turkey to the annual Warriors high school football game and Lucy Stone’s impressive pumpkin pie. But this year, someone has added murder to the menu, and Lucy intends to discover who left Metinnicut Indian activist Curt Nolan deader than the proverbial Thanksgiving turkey . . . Turkey Trot Murder Besides the annual Turkey Trot 5K on Thanksgiving Day, Lucy expects the approaching holiday to be a relatively uneventful one—until she finds beautiful Alison Franklin dead and frozen in Blueberry Pond. As a state of unrest descends on Tinker’s Cove, Lucy is in a race to beat the killer to the finish line—or she can forget about stuffing and cranberry sauce . . .

The Drowning Sea

The Drowning Sea Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sarah Stewart Taylor
Editor: Minotaur Books
ISBN: 1250826667
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In The Drowning Sea, Sarah Stewart Taylor returns to the critically acclaimed world of Maggie D’arcy with another atmospheric mystery so vivid readers will smell the salt in the air and hear the wind on the cliffs. For the first time in her adult life, former Long Island homicide detective Maggie D’arcy is unemployed. No cases to focus on, no leads to investigate, just a whole summer on a remote West Cork peninsula with her teenage daughter Lilly and her boyfriend, Conor and his son. The plan is to prepare Lilly for a move to Ireland. But their calm vacation takes a dangerous turn when human remains wash up below the steep cliffs of Ross Head. When construction worker Lukas Adamik disappeared months ago, everyone assumed he had gone home to Poland. Now that his body has been found, the guards, including Maggie's friends Roly Byrne and Katya Grzeskiewicz, seem to think he threw himself from the cliffs. But as Maggie gets to know the residents of the nearby village and learns about the history of the peninsula and its abandoned Anglo Irish manor house, once home to a famous Irish painter who died under mysterious circumstances, she starts to think there's something else going on. Something deadly. And when Lilly starts dating one of the dead man's friends, Maggie grows worried about her daughter being so close to another investigation and about what the investigation will uncover. Old secrets, hidden relationships, crime, and village politics are woven throughout this small seaside community, and as the summer progresses, Maggie is pulled deeper into the web of lies, further from those she loves, and closer to the truth.

Pride and Punishment

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Two stern lords, two naughty wives, and Fifty Shades of Hot! This collection of two full length historical romances and one novella will have you reaching for your smelling salts... Philip's Rules: Cordelia's determined to be the perfect wife, but her stepdaughter from her first marriage is just as determined to undermine her every step of the way. His method of correction for both Cordelia and Gabrielle isn't what either lady expected. Undisciplined - A Novella: Gabrielle is used to being a burden, and when her stepmother finds a new husband she knows that's exactly what she is to both of them. She's prepared to marry anyone, to try and grasp for what happiness she can find, and no longer be underfoot of the happy couple. This novella was written at the request of readers who wanted to know what was happening between Felix and Gabrielle during Book 1 of the Bridal Discipline series. Gabrielle's Discipline - To escape the scandal of trying to elope with an unworthy man, Gabrielle finds herself married to the man she loves - a charming rake and her guardian's best friend, Mr. Felix Hood. He's the third son of a Viscount, he's darkly handsome, and he's in love with her stepmother. Or so she thinks. These two alpha males have their hands full when it comes to their wives, but they don't hesitate to mete out the necessary discipline required. Red-hot, passionate, and a guaranteed happily-ever-after for everyone.

The Chicago World's Fair Mystery Collection

The Chicago World's Fair Mystery Collection Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Shelley Gray
Editor: Zondervan
ISBN: 0718076621
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Shelley Shepard Gray’s Chicago World’s Fair Mystery Series is now available as an e-collection! Secrets of Sloane House Against the backdrop of the 1893 World’s Fair, a young woman finds employment with an illustrious Chicago family—a family who may guard the secret of her sister’s disappearance. Deception on Sable Hill The World’s Fair has introduced many new ideas to Chicago society—but can two individuals from very different backgrounds find love together? Whispers in the Reading Room Lydia’s job at the library is her world—until a mysterious patron catches her eye . . . and perhaps her heart.

Amelia's Adventure

Amelia's Adventure Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Dimitrios Spyridon Chytiris
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A Kingdom in Great Danger Who will be the one to save the world from destruction? "Amelia had looked in this particular book before. She remembered it very well because it was the book with the silver dragon and the golden knight on its cover. She had really wanted to read it but couldn’t since the pages were all white, blank. Not anymore though! For some bizarre reason, the young princess could not explain nor understand, the book was writing itself!" A young princess decides to run away from the dullness of the palace in search of an adventure, like the ones she used to read when she was a child. However her plans soon change as she finds herself facing an ancient curse that threatens to destroy the whole kingdom. Now Amelia, with the assistance of an eccentric young woman called Marcella and the brave Golden Knight, must find a way to stop a flock of bloodthirsty dragons from burning down the whole world and turning it to a wasteland

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