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The Tin Horse

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In the stunning tradition of Lisa See, Maeve Binchy, and Alice Hoffman, The Tin Horse is a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bond sisters share and the dreams and sorrows that lay at the heart of the immigrant experience. It has been more than sixty years since Elaine Greenstein’s twin sister, Barbara, ran away, cutting off contact with her family forever. Elaine has made peace with that loss. But while sifting through old papers as she prepares to move to Rancho Mañana—or the “Ranch of No Tomorrow” as she refers to the retirement community—she is stunned to find a possible hint to Barbara’s whereabouts all these years later. And it pushes her to confront the fierce love and bitter rivalry of their youth during the 1920s and ’30s, in the Los Angeles Jewish neighborhood of Boyle Heights. Though raised together in Boyle Heights, where kosher delis and storefront signs in Yiddish lined the streets, Elaine and Barbara staked out very different personal territories. Elaine was thoughtful and studious, encouraged to dream of going to college, while Barbara was a bold rule-breaker whose hopes fastened on nearby Hollywood. In the fall of 1939, when the girls were eighteen, Barbara’s recklessness took an alarming turn. Leaving only a cryptic note, she disappeared. In an unforgettable voice layered with humor and insight, Elaine delves into the past. She recalls growing up with her spirited family: her luftmensch of a grandfather, a former tinsmith with tales from the Old Country; her papa, who preaches the American Dream even as it eludes him; her mercurial mother, whose secret grief colors her moods—and of course audacious Barbara and their younger sisters, Audrey and Harriet. As Elaine looks back on the momentous events of history and on the personal dramas of the Greenstein clan, she must finally face the truth of her own childhood, and that of the twin sister she once knew. In The Tin Horse, Janice Steinberg exquisitely unfolds a rich multigenerational story about the intense, often fraught bonds between sisters, mothers, and daughters and the profound and surprising ways we are shaped by those we love. At its core, it is a book not only about the stories we tell but, more important, those we believe, especially the ones about our very selves. Praise for The Tin Horse “Steinberg, the author of five mysteries, has transcended genre to weave a rich story that will appeal to readers who appreciate multigenerational immigrant family sagas as well as those who simply enjoy psychological suspense.”—BookPage

How the Tin Man Found His Brain

How the Tin Man Found His Brain Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Danute Debney Shaw
Editor: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1982241128
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How the Tin Man Found His Brain by Danute Debney Shaw Summary

""Will I ever be normal again?" That was the question. The First Light had occurred. It had happened... Some years ago, a gentleman was referred to me for consultation. It was unclear what kind of strategy this man was looking to develop, or why he was referred to me. He seemed vague and perhaps a bit confused. I should say, that some of the work I was engaged in at that time was "decision strategy innovation": an approach to professional and personal problem solving which incorporates multiple functions of conscious resources. Simply put, it involves the intuitive/inspired, rational and creative forms of thinking being utilized in concert, using subjectively and emotional intelligence." As Mr. Humphries points out via Alice Hoffman, "Once you know some things, you can't unknow them." In other words, learning creates inner change. Within these pages you will find what has been described as many "nuggets that require further digestion," as Ms. Debney Shaw takes you on a personal journey toward enhancing your decision strategies , using methods designed to bring out innovation.

To the Tin Man

To the Tin Man Pdf/ePub eBook Author: John D. Gabriel
Editor: Christian Faith Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1098075544
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To the Tin Man by John D. Gabriel Summary

This collection of letters from a parish priest to people of fiction, history, and literature will delight, encourage, and inspire. It is a reminder to us that everything and everyone can speak to us of God if we look hard enough.

The Tin Collectors

The Tin Collectors Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Stephen J. Cannell
Editor: St. Martin\'s Press
ISBN: 1429960450
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The Tin Collectors by Stephen J. Cannell Summary

The bestselling novelist and award-winning Hollywood producer weaves a high-tension novel of suspense around a chilling conspiracy of corruption within the LAPD, reminiscent of the classic movie "Chinatown." Inside the department, they're called Tin Collectors: Internal Affairs Agents, the police of the police. If they catch you breaking the rules, they'll come after your badge. If they want you badly enough, they'll collect more than just your tin. LAPD Detective Shane Scully is startled awake in the middle of the night by a call from his ex-partner's wife, who is being beaten by her abusive husband. Racing to their house to stop the fight, Scully ends up killing his ex-partner, a cop who is beloved within the department. Suddenly, Scully finds himself an outcast, shunned by his fellow cops who intend to exact vengeance no matter what the cost. Internal Affairs zeroes in on the "renegade" cop with their sharpest young prosecutor, the ice queen Alexa Hamilton, who has her own reasons for taking revenge on Scully. Desperate to save his career, Scully starts kicking over rocks within the LAPD. What he uncovers is pure evil: a conspiracy going to the very top that ultimately threatens not just his own life but that of a young teenage boy, Chooch, entrusted to Scully's care by his mother - Sandy Sandoval. Known as the Black Widow, Sandy is a beautiful and courageous woman who also happens to be the LAPD's most important undercover informant, and Scully will do anything to keep her son safe. Stephen J. Cannell combines mystery and violence, loyalty and passion in a tale with an ending as unpredictable as LA itself.

The Tin Drum

The Tin Drum Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Günter Grass
Editor: HarperCollins
ISBN: 054741773X
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The Tin Drum by Günter Grass Summary

One of the greatest modern novels, The Tin Drum is the story of thirty-year-old Oskar Matzerath, who has lived through the long Nazi nightmare and who, as the novel begins, is being held in a mental institution. Matzerath provides a profound yet hilarious perspective on both German history and the human condition in the modern world. In this edition, Breon Mitchell, acclaimed translator and scholar, draws from a wealth of detailed scholarship to produce a translation that is more faithful to Grass’s style and rhythm than the 1959 translation, restoring omissions and reflecting the complexity of the original work. After more than sixy years, The Tin Drum has, if anything, gained in power and relevance. All of Grass’s amazing evocations are still there, and still amazing: Oskar Matzerath, the indomitable drummer; his grandmother, Anna Koljaiczek; his mother, Agnes; Alfred Matzerath and Jan Bronski, his presumptive fathers; Oskar’s midget friends—Bebra, the great circus master and Roswitha Raguna, the famous somnambulist; Sister Scholastica and Sister Agatha, the Right Reverend Father Wiehnke; the Greffs, the Schefflers, Herr Fajngold, all Kashubians, Poles, Germans, and Jews—waiting to be discovered and re-discovered.

NIV, The Grace and Truth Study Bible

NIV, The Grace and Truth Study Bible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zondervan
Editor: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310447372
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NIV, The Grace and Truth Study Bible by Zondervan Summary

Know this Grace: He loved you by name before all creation. Love this Truth: He’ll know you by name for all eternity. The NIV Grace and Truth Study Bible paints a stunning canvas of the goodness of God’s redemptive plan revealed in the gospel of Jesus. Warmhearted and practical study notes guide your reading as you learn and relearn the good news of Jesus on every page. Whether you are just starting your walk with God or have been studying the Bible for years, you’ll gain fresh insights of grace and truth while you learn to love him more deeply. Some Words of Grace and Truth: Your citizenship is in heaven God is your refuge and strength The Spirit of Jesus lives in you You who mourn will be comforted Features of this NIV Grace and Truth Study Bible, E-Book: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) Project leadership by general editor Dr. Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Insightful and practical bottom-of-the-page study notes Center-column cross reference system for deeper study Comprehensive NIV concordance Words of Jesus in red 16 pages of full-color maps

The Tin Shack

The Tin Shack Pdf/ePub eBook Author: B.K. Austin
Editor: iUniverse
ISBN: 1462043100
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The Tin Shack by B.K. Austin Summary

I hope my readers will enjoy this account of the twists and turns in a small part of my life in the pits. It was written for others like me who have floundered and spun around in periods of their lives; having no clue as to what is up and what is down. So if you are having a bad day, weeks month or year, I think you will smile and chuckle a bit as I try to land on my feet in a world sometimes absurd, unreal and confusing; but not without an undercurrent of amusement and wonder. Enjoy!

Adventures of the “Tin-N-Man” and His Trip to Canada!

Adventures of the “Tin-N-Man” and His Trip to Canada! Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Joe Kurek
Editor: Xlibris Corporation
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Adventures of the “Tin-N-Man” and His Trip to Canada! by Joe Kurek Summary

The Adventures of the Tin-N-Man on His Trip to Canada is a fun-filled book for any youngster! The main characters also include a cat, a dog, and a vehicle, which all are made of recycled tin from blue boxes. Thus by forming these various individuals made of tin as examples, it lets the childrens imagination expand to see what might happen by recycling. While they are traveling up the US East Coast from Florida to Canada, children become part of the adventure. For instance, they are entertained by the Tin-N-Man characters stopping at several mom-and-pop imaginary eateries along the way. Also en route they stop to see both countries impressive capitols, visiting Washington, DC, and from there ending at the Parliament buildings in Ottawa, Canada. While stopping in a few art galleries along the way as well, they become acquainted with the various styles of art and also artists mediums, which are used by artists all across the world. Thereby, the children can become familiarized with the world of art through the Tin-N-Mans eyes and not be intimidated by it. While reading to your children, you, too, can experience this fun trip across half this continent!

The Tin Snail

The Tin Snail Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Cameron Mcallister
Editor: Delacorte Press
ISBN: 0553536397
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"Half-silly, half-serious and full of human interest."--The Wall Street Journal Get ready for a wild ride with this classic and fun World War II adventure about a boy who helps invent a car the Nazis would love to get their hands on! Thirteen-year-old Angelo knows that his father’s job is in jeopardy. Only one thing can save it: inventing a car the world has never seen before. On vacation in the French countryside, Angelo gets an idea. So far, cars have only been made for the rich. Someone should create a car for everyday working people. Angelo thinks he’ss up to the challenge! After a lot of failures, and some rather painful crashes, Angelo, with help from his friend Camille and some other villagers, builds a prototype that just might work. But testing it won’t be easy—especially when war is declared and he finds out the Nazis are planning to steal his design! This funny adventure will have you speeding through the pages. So buckle up and enjoy the wild ride! "Kids will appreciate Angelo's confident, headlong enthusiasm and his hilarious mishaps driving across pocked fields, while adults will enjoy the new angle on both automotive and war history."--Kirkus Reviews "An unusual look at a much-studied historical period . . . Black-and-white chapter-heading illustrations are a charming addition."--Booklist "A feel-good story about the French Resistance that might very well inspire more than a few designers and engineers.--School Library Journal “A captivating book for young people of all ages.” —T.E. Carhart, bestselling author of The Piano Shop on the Left Bank “Charming.” —The Guardian “A thoroughly engaging read.” —The Spectator “Feel-good, funny, romping, filmic adventure.” —The Sunday Times “A fantastic family read.” —Mr Ripley’s Enchanted Books “Refreshingly different and very engaging.” —Reading Zone “A delightful book.” —Historical Novel Society “Unusual and delightful.” —Parents in Touch “I loved this delightful novel. It’s intended for middle grade readers but people of all ages will love it.” —The Bookbag

NIV, Understand the Faith Study Bible

NIV, Understand the Faith Study Bible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zondervan
Editor: Zondervan
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NIV, Understand the Faith Study Bible by Zondervan Summary

Grounded Truth for Life’s Perplexing Questions The NIV Understand the Faith Study Bible, with content from Christianity Today International, provides a deep grounding in Scripture and gives you solid understanding for discussing your faith with others. You will value the way this Bible keeps the joyful, astounding nature of the gospel always in view when addressing doctrine and the pressing questions about what Christians believe. Its content will help you understand what you believe and why, while inspiring you to live for God. Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version 104 Everyday Faith devotions use stories and anecdotes to illuminate God’s glorious nature 25 Culture Connections articles highlight customs, holidays, proverbs, stories and sayings from around the world to illustrate classic Christian doctrines 40 Living Parables commentaries demonstrate how contributions of past Christians remain important today 75 Doctrine 101 articles explore the doctrines that have become the bedrock of Christian belief and why in today’s world they are vital to know and believe 12 Up for Debate tables present multiple viewpoints on topics about which believers disagree 8 charts and graphs provide summaries of various theological concepts and arguments Foreword by Christianity Today managing editor Mark Galli

NIV, The Woman's Study Bible, Full-Color

NIV, The Woman's Study Bible, Full-Color Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas Nelson
Editor: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 0785215166
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NIV, The Woman's Study Bible, Full-Color by Thomas Nelson Summary

The Woman’s Study Bible poignantly reveals the Word of God to women, inviting them to receive God’s truth for balance, hope, and transformation. Special features designed to speak to a woman’s heart appear throughout the Bible text, revealing Scripture-based insights about how godly womanhood grows from a woman’s identity as a Christ-follower and a child of the Kingdom. Now with a beautiful full-color redesign, The Woman’s Study Bible reflects the contributions of over 80 women from a wide variety of ethnic, denominational, educational, and occupational backgrounds. Since the publication of the first edition of The Woman’s Study Bible under the editorial guidance of Dorothy Kelley Patterson and Rhonda Harrington Kelley, this landmark study Bible has sold over 1.5 million copies. Features Include: Beautiful full-color design throughout Detailed biographical portraits of over 100 biblical women Thousands of extensive verse-by-verse study notes Over 300 in-text topical articles on relevant issues Insightful essays by women who are recognized experts in the fields of theology, biblical studies, archaeology, and philosophy Book introductions and outlines Hundreds of full-color in-text maps, charts, timelines, and family trees Quotes from godly women throughout history Set of full-page maps of the biblical world Topical index Concordance 10.5-point print size

NIV, The Charles F. Stanley Life Principles Bible

NIV, The Charles F. Stanley Life Principles Bible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas Nelson
Editor: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 0718096592
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NIV, The Charles F. Stanley Life Principles Bible by Thomas Nelson Summary

During his many years of ministry, Dr. Charles Stanley has faithfully highlighted the 30 Life Principles that have guided him and helped him to grow in his knowledge, service, and love of God. In this study Bible you will explore each of these principles in depth and learn how to make them a part of your everyday life. You will also find answers to life questions, practical life examples, passage introductions, passages for study and reflection, and key truths for discussion, prayer, and Christian living. Featuring the easy-to-read NIV translation, this Bible will help you grow in your relationship to God and equip you for the future God has planned for you. Features include: 30 Life Principles articles highlight Dr. Stanley’s essentials for Christian living Thousands of Life Lessons verse notes Life Examples articles highlighting the people of the Bible Answers to Life's Questions and What the Bible Says About articles God's Promises for Life index Hundreds of God’s promises highlighted throughout the Bible text Book introductions Concordance 10-point type size

The Tin Box (Illustrated)

The Tin Box (Illustrated) Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Horatio Alger
Editor: BookRix
ISBN: 3736803206
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"Have you finished breakfast already, Harry?" asked Mrs. Gilbert, as Harry rose hurriedly from the table and reached for his hat, which hung on a nail especially appropriated to it. "Yes, mother. I don't want to be late for the store. Saturday is always a busy day." "It is a long day for you, Harry. You have to stay till nine o'clock in the evening." "I am always glad to have Saturday come, for then I can get my money," replied Harry, laughing. "Well, good-by, mother-I'm off." "What should I do without him?" said Mrs. Gilbert to herself, as Harry dashed out of the yard on the way to Mead's grocery store, where he had been employed for six months. That would have been a difficult question to answer. Mrs. Gilbert was the widow of a sea captain, who had sailed from the port of Boston three years before, and never since been heard of. It was supposed that the vessel was lost with all hands, but how the disaster occurred, or when, was a mystery that seemed never likely to be solved. Captain Gilbert had left no property except the small cottage, which was mortgaged for half its value, and a small sum of money in the savings bank, which, by this time, was all expended for the necessaries of life. Fortunately for the widow, about the time this sum gave out Harry obtained a situation at Mead's grocery store, with a salary of four dollars a week. This he regularly paid to his mother, and, with the little she herself was able to earn, they lived comfortably. It was hard work for Harry, but he enjoyed it, for he was an active boy, and it was a source of great satisfaction to him that he was able to help his mother so materially. Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 – July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author, best known for his many juvenile novels about impoverished boys and their rise from humble backgrounds to lives of middle-class security and comfort through hard work, determination, courage, and honesty. His writings were characterized by the "rags-to-riches" narrative, which had a formative effect on America during the Gilded Age. Alger's name is often invoked incorrectly as though he himself rose from rags to riches, but that arc applied to his characters, not to the author. Essentially, all of Alger's novels share the same theme: a young boy struggles through hard work to escape poverty. Critics, however, are quick to point out that it is not the hard work itself that rescues the boy from his fate, but rather some extraordinary act of bravery or honesty, which brings him into contact with a wealthy elder gentleman, who takes the boy in as a ward. The boy might return a large sum of money that was lost or rescue someone from an overturned carriage, bringing the boy—and his plight—to the attention of some wealthy individual. It has been suggested that this reflects Alger's own patronizing attitude to the boys he tried to help.

The Tin Ring

The Tin Ring Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zdenka Fantlova
Editor: McNidder and Grace Limited
ISBN: 0857160311
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Review Zdenka Fantlová and her story made a lasting impression. She survived six concentration camps, endured horrors the like of which most of us can't begin to comprehend, yet never lost the will to live or her optimism for a better future. During her time in the camps she kept a little tin ring, made for her by her boyfriend. She risked her life to keep this humble object that meant so much to her. --Fiona Bruce, BBC's Antiques Roadshow and BBC News This book is unique in many ways. Not only is it an autobiographical narrative of exceptional quality and sensitivity, not only does it relate events and experiences of an extraordinary life full of suffering, passion and resilience, not only does the author emerge as a most remarkable human being brimming with compassion, curiosity and zest for life but, above all, this book, in a most subtle way, is also highly original in its approach and this deserves to be acknowledged, appreciated, welcomed and applauded. Above all, this book is an extremely rare testimony of defiance against brutalisation and humiliation, it is a humble expression of the power of endurance and love, it is written with sincerity and sensitivity and it is a book that makes us think and question life and human relationships in surprisingly refreshing ways. --Renos K. Papadopoulos, Professor and Director of the Centre for Trauma, Asylum and Refugees, University of Essex An Incredible Story. --BBC Television An unforgettable memoir. Deserves to be read for its unique story and for its shared message about the unrelentingly strong human spirit.--Publishers Weekly Product Description Zdenka Fantlová's childhood was one of great happiness and her life was like that of any other teenager. However, everything changed when she was sent to Terezín concentration camp. Here she was given a tin ring by her first love Arno with 'Arno 13.6.1942' engraved on it. When he gave her the ring he said, 'That's for our engagement. And to keep you safe. If we are both alive when the war ends I will find you'. Arno was sent East on a penal transport later that same day; she never saw him again. After surviving six concentration camps Zdenka found herself at the hell that was Bergen Belsen. Of the man who gave her the mental strength to persevere, her Arno, she still keeps his tin ring close by her side. She realizes that her voice is one among many but hopes that the book will bring home to readers the fact that the camp inmates were human beings with families, friends and lovers. About the Author Zdenka Fantlová is one of the few living eye-witnesses to the horror of the Holocaust, to which she lost her entire family. For as long as she lives Zdenka is determined to tell her inspiring story of great love, one as uplifting as it is harrowing, to as many people as possible. Zdenka still keeps the tin ring, the symbol of Arno's

The Tin Woodman of Oz

The Tin Woodman of Oz Pdf/ePub eBook Author: L. Frank Baum
Editor: The Floating Press
ISBN: 1775451879
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Later in the series of Oz novels, author L. Frank Baum revisited some of the characters he originally introduced in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and filled in the back story and narrative arc for each of them in their own book-length feature stories. This tale follows Nick Chopper, the Tin Woodman of Oz, as he woos and pursues his Munchkin beloved and meets up with friends new and old.

The Tin Woodman Of Oz

The Tin Woodman Of Oz Pdf/ePub eBook Author: L. Frank Baum
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 1443421030
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The Tin Woodman, ruler of the Winkle Country of the Land of Oz, is happy in his tin castle with his best friend, the Scarecrow, at his side. But a visit from Woot, a young traveler, reminds him of the days when he was flesh-and-blood and loved a fair munchkin girl named Nimmie Amee. Dragons, a mighty sorceress and a hungry beast called the Hippo-gy-raf stand between the Tin Woodsman and his love, but with help from Polychrome, Ozma and Dorothy, he eventually finds Nimmie—who is not quite convinced she wants to become Empress of the Winkle Country. The Tin Woodman of Oz is the twelfth book in the Oz series. It sold 18,600 copies upon publication in 1918, reversing a trend of declining sales for L. Frank Baum’s Oz books. The wonderful legacy of L. Frank Baum’s world lives on today in the work of authors like Gregory Maguire and Robert A. Heinlein, and in Oz the Great and Powerful, the film starring James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz, and Mila Kunis. HarperPerennialClassics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible

NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zondervan
Editor: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310450438
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NIV, Biblical Theology Study Bible by Zondervan Summary

Marvel at the big story and savor each detail Biblical Theology allows you to ponder the individual stories and themes of Scripture while observing how they all fit together in God’s grand biblical narrative. It answers the question, How has God revealed his word historically and organically? Biblical Theology studies the theology of individual biblical books and select collections within the Bible and then traces out themes as they develop across time within the canon. With three articles introducing Biblical theology and 25 articles unpacking key themes of Scripture, the NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible equips you to follow the progressive unfolding of God’s story. Helpful introductions to books and sections of the Bible combined with 20,000 verse-by-verse study notes will guide you to a clearer understanding of every portion of Scripture. The NIV Biblical Theology Study Bible is printed in exclusive Zondervan NIV Comfort Print® typeface. Expertly designed specifically to be used for the New International Version (NIV) text, Comfort Print offers an easier reading experience that complements the most widely read modern-English Bible translation. Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) Previously published as NIV Zondervan Study Bible 28 theologically rich articles by authors such as Tim Keller and Kevin DeYoung 20,000 verse-by-verse study notes Hundreds of full-color photos, more than 90 maps, and over 60 charts Comprehensive book introductions Over 60 trusted contributors Cross-references and the NIV Comprehensive Concordance Single-column, black letter edition Two ribbon markers Thumb indexed to make finding the books of the Bible easier Leathersoft cover lays flat when open Exclusive Zondervan NIV Comfort Print® typeface

The Magic in the Tin

The Magic in the Tin Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paul Ferris
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1399400142
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From the author of the critically acclaimed memoir, The Boy on the Shed, comes a powerful tale of grit and resilience, told with great humour, openness and profound bravery. 'All men should read this book - important and brilliantly written.' - Alan Shearer 'A triumph ... A worthy follow-up to The Boy on the Shed.' - Jeff Stelling Former Newcastle United winger Paul Ferris was 51. He had successfully forged a post-football career as a physio, barrister and then a CEO, and his award-winning memoir, The Boy on the Shed, was just about to be published. But then he was diagnosed with prostate cancer. This honest, sometimes brutal and frequently funny book tells the story of what happened next. Prostate cancer. It's a phrase that strikes fear into the heart of every man. It's the most common male cancer, but treatable if it's caught early enough. Paul doesn't shy away from describing that treatment. And neither does he hold back on its life-changing consequences – from harrowing surgery, humiliating procedures and excruciating consultations – as he strives to become the man he once was again. The mental challenges and psychological impact of living with this acute condition are explored in Paul's revealing and riveting narrative that represents rare male honesty, but this is never a 'poor me' book or not in any way self-pitying. Courageous, inspirational and beautifully written, The Magic in the Tin is a rare thing: deeply moving yet rich in humour, written by a true sportsman in every sense of the word. 'I believe anyone who enjoyed The Boy on the Shed will love The Magic in the Tin. Together, they tell my whole story.' - Paul Ferris

The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors

The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James D. Hornfischer
Editor: Bantam
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“This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can.” With these words, Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel B. Roberts on the morning of October 25, 1944, off the Philippine Island of Samar. On the horizon loomed the mightiest ships of the Japanese navy, a massive fleet that represented the last hope of a staggering empire. All that stood between it and Douglas MacArthur’ s vulnerable invasion force were the Roberts and the other small ships of a tiny American flotilla poised to charge into history. In the tradition of the #1 New York Times bestseller Flags of Our Fathers, James D. Hornfischer paints an unprecedented portrait of the Battle of Samar, a naval engagement unlike any other in U.S. history—and captures with unforgettable intensity the men, the strategies, and the sacrifices that turned certain defeat into a legendary victory. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from James D. Hornfischer's Neptune's Inferno. Praise for The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors “One of the finest WWII naval action narratives in recent years, this book follows in the footsteps of Flags of Our Fathers. . . . Exalting American sailors and pilots as they richly deserve. . . . Reads like a very good action novel.”—Publishers Weekly “Reads as fresh as tomorrow's headlines. . . . Hornfischer's captivating narrative uses previously classified documents to reconstruct the epic battle and eyewitness accounts to bring the officers and sailors to life.”—Texas Monthly “Hornfischer is a powerful stylist whose explanations are clear as well as memorable. . . . A dire survival-at-sea saga.”—Denver Post “In The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors, James Hornfischer drops you right into the middle of this raging battle, with 5-inch guns blazing, torpedoes detonating and Navy fliers dive-bombing. . . . The overall story of the battle is one of American guts, glory and heroic sacrifice.”—Omaha World Herald

The Tin of Honey

The Tin of Honey Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Holly Barbo
Editor: Paper Gold Publishing
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A Dystopian Quick Read “Captivating look at the future” “Another must read from Holly Barbo.” ScreenCraft Cinematic Short Stories 2016 Semi-Finalist Life is tough for Zoe in her changing world. As a small child, her voice can never be heard and she may as well be invisible. Except as a slave. The Tin of Honey is a dystopian tale which was originally published in The Writers’ Stuff: A Multi-Genre Anthology, and later in Holly’s own short story collection, Tendrils. The story has been expanded to a length suitable for a Quick Read book.

The Tin God

The Tin God Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Chris Nickson
Editor: Severn House Publishers Ltd
ISBN: 1780109644
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The Tin God by Chris Nickson Summary

When Superintendent Tom Harper’s wife is threatened during an election campaign, the hunt for the attacker turns personal. Leeds, England. October, 1897. Superintendent Harper is proud of his wife Annabelle. She’s one of seven women selected to stand for election as a Poor Law Guardian. But even as the campaign begins, Annabelle and the other female candidates start to receive anonymous letters from someone who believes a woman’s place lies firmly in the home. The threats escalate into outright violence when an explosion rips through the church hall where Annabelle is due to hold a meeting – with fatal consequences. The only piece of evidence Harper has is a scrap of paper left at the scene containing a fragment from an old folk song. But what is its significance? As polling day approaches and the attacks increase in menace and intensity, Harper knows he’s in a race against time to uncover the culprit before more deaths follow. With the lives of his wife and daughter at risk, the political becomes cruelly personal ...

The Tin Soldier

The Tin Soldier Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Temple Bailey
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The lights shining through the rain on the smooth street made of it a golden river. The shabby old gentleman navigated unsteadily until he came to a corner. A lamp-post offered safe harbor. He steered for it and took his bearings. On each side of the glimmering stream loomed dark houses. A shadowy blot on the triangle he knew to be a church. Beyond the church was the intersecting avenue. Down the avenue were the small exclusive shops which were gradually encroaching on the residence section. The shabby old gentleman took out his watch. It was a fine old watch, not at all in accord with the rest of him. It was almost six. The darkness of the November afternoon had come at five. The shabby old gentleman swung away from the lamppost and around the corner, then bolted triumphantly into the Toy Shop.

The Tin Funnel

The Tin Funnel Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Paolo Seganti
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Everything on earth has its voice. Sure, there are sounds that cannot be heard. He grabbed a stone and held it in the palm of his hand. See, this one seems not to utter a sound. Contrary to the sea, the plants, or the wind (which have their own voice), things and objects are mute. But this does not mean they cannot communicate. Have you ever asked yourself, for example, if by holding this stone in your hand that you would be tempted to lay it down or throw it in the water? How do you know that that action was not asked by the very same stone wanting to change its position? The majority of us do not know how to listen. We think (though allowing with some benevolence some credit to animals) its a given that senses and feelings are exclusively human. But things, and by that we mean all inanimate objects, are considered bereft of any will, although we are all made of the same matter: that of the stars.

Last in the Tin Bath

Last in the Tin Bath Pdf/ePub eBook Author: David Lloyd
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM CRICKET'S HUGELY POPULAR COMMENTATOR With his infectious enthusiasm for the game, David 'Bumble' Lloyd blends immense knowledge and experience with an eye for the quirky detail and an unending fund of brilliant stories. This definitive autobiography recalls his childhood in Accrington, Lancashire, when, after a long day playing cricket in the street, he would get his chance to wash himself in his family's bath - but only after his parents and uncle had taken their turn first. From being last in the tin bath, he moved on to make his debut for Lancashire while still in his teens, eventually earning an England call-up, when he had to face the pace of Lillee and Thomson - with painful and eye-watering consequences. After retiring as a player, he became an umpire and then England coach during the 1990s, before eventually turning to commentary with Sky Sports. After spending more than 50 years involved with the professional game, Bumble's memoir is packed with hilarious anecdotes from the golden age of Lancashire cricket through to the glitzy modern era of T20 cricket. He provides vivid behind-the-scenes insight into life with England and on the Sky commentary team. Last in the Tin Bath is a joy to read from start to finish and was shortlisted for the British Sports Book Awards Autobiography of the Year.

KJV, Know The Word Study Bible, Red Letter

KJV, Know The Word Study Bible, Red Letter Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas Nelson
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The KJV Know the Word Study Bible offers three easy ways to begin studying Scripture and helps individuals transition from being a casual reader of the Bible to becoming a regular student of the Bible. You can choose to study the Bible book-by-book, verse-by-verse, or topic-by-topic; each path offers powerful insights that will help you develop a daily routine of Bible study. The book-by-book series of notes leads you through the main points of each book of the Bible. The verse-by-verse notes help you to dig deeper into God’s Word. The topic-by-topic articles, which cover 21 theological topics, guide you through a series of insightful notes and give you a thorough biblical understanding of each topic. With the beautiful and timeless text of the KJV translation, the KJV Know the Word Study Bible offers you choices of how to study Scripture and grow in your relationship with Christ. Features Include: King James Version Bible text Three easy approaches to study the Bible: 1. Book by Book; 2. Verse by Verse; 3. Topic by Topic Insightful introductions for each book of Scripture Words of Jesus in red Beautiful two-color interior page design Comprehensive list of theological notes Concordance Full-color maps 8-point type size

The Tin Ticket

The Tin Ticket Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Deborah J. Swiss
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Historian Deborah J. Swiss tells the heartbreaking, horrifying, and ultimately triumphant story of the women exiled from the British Isles and forced into slavery and savagery-who created the most liberated society of their time. Agnes McMillan and Janet Houston were convicted for shoplifting. Bridget Mulligan stole a bucket of milk; Widow Ludlow Tedder, eleven spoons. For their crimes, they would be sent not to jail, but to ships teeming with other female convicts. Tin tickets, stamped with numbers, were hung around the women's necks, and the ships set out to carry them to their new home: Van Diemen's Land, later known as Tasmania, part of the British Empire's crown jewel, Australia. Men outnumbered women nine to one there, and few "proper" citizens were interested in emigrating. The deportation of thousands of petty criminals-the vast majority nonviolent first offenders-provided a convenient solution for the government. Crossing Shark-infested waters, some died in shipwrecks during the four-month journey, or succumbed to infections and were sent to a watery grave. Others were impregnated against their will by their captors. They arrived as nothing more than property. But incredibly, as the years passed, they managed not only to endure their privation and pain but to thrive on their own terms, breaking the chains of bondage, and forging a society that treated women as equals and led the world in women's rights. The Tin Ticket takes us to the dawn of the nineteenth century and into the lives of Agnes McMillan, whose defiance and resilience carried her to a far more dramatic rebellion; Agnes's best friend Janet Houston, who rescued her from the Glasgow wynds and was also transported to Van Diemen's Land; Ludlow Tedder, forced to choose just one of her four children to accompany her to the other side of the world; Bridget Mulligan, who gave birth to a line of powerful women stretching to the present day. It also tells the tale of Elizabeth Gurney Fry, a Quaker reformer who touched all their lives. Ultimately, it is the story of women discarded by their homeland and forgotten by history-who, by sheer force of will, become the heart and soul of a new nation.

The Tin Soldier

The Tin Soldier Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Hans Christian Andersen,Jesús Lopez Pastor,Once Upon a Time
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Age: 8-9 years old Reading Level: 3rd grade The best illustrated fairytales for children! Once upon a time there was a little boy who was celebrating his birthday. As a gift, he received a box filled with little soldiers made of tin, a cardboard castle and a ballerina dressed in a pink dress. One of the little tin soldiers only had one leg. Soon, he noticed the ballerina because she was standing on one of her legs only. The little soldier immediately fell in love with her and tried to talk to her. Unfortunately, the wind was about to disturb his plans... The collection "Once Upon a Time" offers a new and richly illustrated version of the most famous fairytales. EXCERPT Once upon a time, there was a little boy who was given a box of toy tin soldiers as a birthday present. They were all identical, except one, who strangely only had one leg. The boy also received a castle made of cardboard and a pretty female ballet dancer dressed in a pink tutu, which had a golden flower on it. She stretched out her arms and stood gracefully on one leg as if she was dancing. The little tin soldier noticed the ballerina very quickly. “Hey, we look alike!” thought the soldier. “It looks like she’s only got one leg, just like me. And she is so pretty!” He immediately fell in love. In the same collection : • Thumbelina • The Ugly Duckling • The Brave Little Tailor • The Musicians of Bremen • Hansel and Gretel • Three Little Pigs • Beauty and the Beast • Goldilocks and the 3 Bears • The Little Thumb • Puss in Boots • Little Red Riding Hood • Sleeping Beauty • Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs • Cinderella • Peter Pan

The Tin-Pot Foreign General And the Old Iron Woman

The Tin-Pot Foreign General And the Old Iron Woman Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Raymond Briggs
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BANG! BANG! BANG! went the guns of the Tin-Pot Foreign General BANG! BANG! BANG! went the guns of the Old Iron Woman Raymond Briggs's visceral take on the Falklands War is uncompromising in its dark and moving satire of the build-up and aftermath of the conflict. This controversial book's infamous stars - General Leopoldo Galtieri and Margaret Thatcher - are depicted as robotic caricatures with a pointless blood lust. Now available as an eBook for the first time.

The Tin Men

The Tin Men Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Michael Frayn
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Why not programme computers to take over the really dull jobs that human beings have to do - such as praying and behaving morally? At the William Morris Institute of Automaton Research they are doing just that to free mankind for the really stimulating and demanding tasks of living today - first and foremost the impending visit of Her Majesty the Queen to open its new wing . . .

NKJV, Billy Graham Training Center Bible, eBook

NKJV, Billy Graham Training Center Bible, eBook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Thomas Nelson
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The Billy Graham Training Center Bible is a valuable resource that guides you to discover what the Bible says about anger, forgiveness, grief, marriage, peace, salvation, suffering, and temptation - more than 100 time-tested answers to your toughest questions from over 50 years of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's ministry. With an easy-to-use index, each topic is covered in a series of helpful chained notes throughout the Bible text, which clearly guide the reader to discover what the Bible says about his or her deepest needs.

NIV, Halley's Study Bible

NIV, Halley's Study Bible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zondervan
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Journey through God’s Word with a knowledgeable guide With content gleaned from the Halley’s Bible Handbook—the bestselling Bible handbook of all time—the NIV Halley’s Study Bible makes the Bible accessible to you through articles, study notes, charts, maps, and photos next to related Scripture. Henry Halley’s passion to spread biblical literacy began with a simple pamphlet and grew into the Halley’s Bible Handbook with over six million copies in print. Now, for the first time, his insights are conveniently placed within a study Bible in the world’s bestselling modern-English Bible translation, the New International Version. Halley’s own notes are paired with new photography of archaeological findings and biblical places. Also included are insightful verse-by-verse study notes from a proprietary note system. Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) Over 750 articles, charts, and maps, gleaned from the bestselling Bible handbook of all time, Halley’s Bible Handbook Full color throughout with over 150 photos of ancient sites, Holy Land topography, and archaeological finds Over 6,000 study notes Concordance with over 10,000 Scripture references Words of Jesus in red

A Grammar Book for Teachers

A Grammar Book for Teachers Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Sedique Popal
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ISBN: 1637647158
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A Grammar Book for Teachers By: Sedique Popal This textbook introduces those features of English grammar that are significant to ESL/EFL teachers. It prepares English/ESL teachers to teach grammar confidently and to answer questions concerning grammar rules with clarity. The book features: • Simple, clear, and practical explanations of grammar rules • Lesson plans for teaching different sounds and grammatical structures • Pictures and charts • A complete answer key to exercises at the end of the book • Recommended books for ESL teachers and students • A complete list of irregular verbs

Understanding the Tin Man

Understanding the Tin Man Pdf/ePub eBook Author: William July II
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Why are men so afraid of showing their feelings? What scares men about commitment? Blackboard bestselling author William July II tackles these age-old questions, revealing secrets that every woman wants to know about her man, and every man needs to know about himself. He explains how boys are conditioned to become emotionally closed off, leaving them incapable of sharing their feelings or participating fully in relationships--they are like the Tin Man in The Wizard of Oz. Taking a realistic, down-to-earth approach, July goes on to provide a step-by-step program for men who want to change, and for women who want to help the men in their lives overcome the Tin Man syndrome. Reading his words is as comforting as talking to your best friend, as enlightening as listening to a wise teacher. His book will help you to: Recognize a Tin Man Understand the real reasons why a man fears intimacy See through the tactics men use to avoid commitment and relationships Discover a man's biggest worries about relationships Identify the five situations in which even the most emotionally numb man will share his feelings Help a Tin Man change his life At the end of each chapter you'll find thought-provoking questions and self-improvement exercises for both men and women. Understanding the Tin Man is a much-needed voice of reason on the battlefield of the sexes.

NIV, Rock Solid Faith Study Bible for Teens: Build and defend your faith based on God's promises, eBook

NIV, Rock Solid Faith Study Bible for Teens: Build and defend your faith based on God's promises, eBook Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zonderkidz
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NIV, Rock Solid Faith Study Bible for Teens: Build and defend your faith based on God's promises, eBook by Zonderkidz Summary

Address your questions and build a steadfast foundation for your faith Feeling uncertain about your life? The world? Your future? Looking for something secure to hold onto in turbulent and confusing times? Wanting to know more about God? The NIV Rock Solid Faith Study Bible for Teens was created to help teens grow in their faith and find hope for their future. Featuring the clear New International Version (NIV) translation of the text and lots of study helps along the way, this Bible will help teens get rooted in the unchanging love, guidance and promises of God. Features: Complete text of the accurate, readable, and clear New International Version (NIV) Rock Solid TRUTHS: Examines Christian beliefs and explorations of other religions Rock Solid PRINCIPLES: Applies the Bible to daily decisions and challenges Rock Solid PROMISES: Calls out what is (and is not) promised in the Bible Rock Solid PLANS: Explores God’s plan and will for your life Unshaken PEOPLE: Provides scriptural examples of overcoming difficulties Unshaken GOD: Points out God's unyielding attributes Reading plans 8 pages of color maps Book introductions

A Dictionary of Classical Greek Quotations

A Dictionary of Classical Greek Quotations Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Marinos Yeroulanos
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1786730499
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'Human wisdom is of little or no value', wrote Plato in his Apology. And yet the ancient Greeks, including Plato himself, more than any other people of antiquity were fascinated by the pursuit of the wisdom they called philosophia. That search for knowledge involved an extensive use of maxims and quotations, as we can see from those expressions of Homer prefaced by the phrase 'as people say'. Homer, the Seven Sages and the Pre-Socratic philosophers are still extensively quoted in all the major western languages. Yet for all their popularity, until now there has been no single resource to which interested readers might turn. This unique reference book offers one of the most comprehensive selections of Greek quotations ever committed to print. With its English text matched by the original Greek, the volume collects 7500 entries, ranging from the archaic period to late antiquity, and across philosophy, drama, poetry, history, science and medicine, each indexed with key words to enable fast sourcing. Together, these selections provide an incomparable insight into the glories of Greek civilization.

NIV, LifeConnect Study Bible

NIV, LifeConnect Study Bible Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Zondervan
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ISBN: 0310411254
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GROW DEEPER AND STRONGER In Your Spiritual Life AT HOME ^s ONLINE ^s AROUND THE WORLD Dr. Wayne Cordeiro has something to say to you today: Love your Bible. In a world competing for your time and attention at every turn, that’s easier said than done. Until now. Through helpful notes and articles, a variety of study tools, and links that direct you to an incredible set of digital resources, connecting with the Word of God is never more than a click, a tap, or a swipe away. The NIV LifeConnect Study Bible includes expanded margins with subtle ruled lines, so you can personally interact with the Bible by writing down your thoughts and insights right on the page. Includes access to a wealth of digital resources about Biblical discipleship and in-depth Bible study by Dr. Wayne Cordeiro and others, right on your handheld device. Features: The complete text of the NIV Bible, the world’s most-read and most-trusted modern-English translation Thousands of verse-by-verse notes explain and provide background on the Scripture text SOAP (Scripture, Observation, Application, Prayer) articles invite interaction with the text through a helpful framework Extra room in the margins and after each Bible book allows for writing directly on the page LifeConnect Articles bring the truths of the Bible to your life today Insightful quotes invite reflection Study tools include book introductions, NIV cross-references and an NIV concordance 9-point type size

Tales of the Tin Man

Tales of the Tin Man Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patrick Langley
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A collection of humorous experiences from the author's career as a police officer in Louisiana.

Tales of the Tin Man

Tales of the Tin Man Pdf/ePub eBook Author: Patrick Langley
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The Tin Roof Blowdown

The Tin Roof Blowdown Pdf/ePub eBook Author: James Lee Burke
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In the waning days of summer, 2005, a storm with greater impact than the bomb that struck Hiroshima peels the face off southern Louisiana. This is the gruesome reality Iberia Parish Sheriff's Detective Dave Robicheaux discovers as he is deployed to New Orleans. As James Lee Burke's new novel, The Tin Roof Blowdown, begins, Hurricane Katrina has left the commercial district and residential neighborhoods awash with looters and predators of every stripe. The power grid of the city has been destroyed, New Orleans reduced to the level of a medieval society. There is no law, no order, no sanctuary for the infirm, the helpless, and the innocent. Bodies float in the streets and lie impaled on the branches of flooded trees. In the midst of an apocalyptical nightmare, Robicheaux must find two serial rapists, a morphine-addicted priest, and a vigilante who may be more dangerous than the criminals looting the city. In a singular style that defies genre, James Lee Burke has created a hauntingly bleak picture of life in New Orleans after Katrina. Filled with complex characters and depictions of people at both their best and worst, The Tin Roof Blowdown is not only an action-packed crime thriller, but a poignant story of courage and sacrifice that critics are already calling Burke's best work.

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