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The Take2 Guide to Lost

By James O'Ehley,Erin Willard
  • ISBN Code: : 0991588754
  • Publisher : Take2 Publishing
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  • Category : Literary Criticism
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Over 50 contributors ask and answer all your questions in this ultimate eBook compendium of everything related to the most iconic and ‘talked-about’ series in Television history. Each Chapter and Guide is made up of multiple associated articles from the likes-of award-winning sci-fi authors David Brin and Peter Watts, academics including Dr Kristine Larsen and Alan Shapiro, Lost community leaders such as Jon Lachonis, news producers, comedy writers … and professional and lay bloggists who spawned a revolution in television criticism. Just the ‘Ending’ chapter alone has over 30 articles, opinions and insights to further challenge your perspective. The sumptuous Episode Guide is a definitive resource of over 350 articles with at least two reviews of each episode as well as synopses, tidbits and a comprehensive archive of intertextual references within each episode. Other chapters include; - Cast and Characters which gives an incite to the characters role in the overall drama … as well provide juicy titbits about the actors careers; - Mythology,' which includes posts on the Smoke Monster, DHARMA, the Frozen Donkey Wheel, and how religion was reflected on the series; - Philosophy, ranging from scholarly but accessible posts on the philosophy and philosophers referenced in the show, to a post on how the series affected one writer's personal philosophy; - Structure, including discussions on the flashback/forward/sideways, the DHARMA stations, and a physicist's explanation of the science of time travel; - Interviews with the showrunners and writers throughout the lifetime of the series. and much much more.

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From NYT bestselling author Blue Balliett, the story of a girl who falls into Chicago's shelter system, and from there must solve the mystery of her father's strange disappearance.Where is Early's father? He's not the kind of father who would disappear. But he's gone . . . and he's left a whole lot of trouble behind.As danger closes in, Early, her mom, and her brother have to flee their apartment. With nowhere else to go, they are forced to move into a city shelter. Once there, Early starts asking questions and looking for answers. Because her father hasn't disappeared without a trace. There are patterns and rhythms to what's happened, and Early might be the only one who can use them to track him down and make her way out of a very tough place.With her signature, singular love of language and sense of mystery, Blue Balliett weaves a story that takes readers from the cold, snowy Chicago streets to the darkest corner of the public library, on an unforgettable hunt for deep truths and a reunited family.

Wilma's Way Home

By Doreen Rappaport
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  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Book Code : 1368027407
  • Total of Pages : 48
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 141
  • Pdf File: wilma-s-way-home.pdf

Book Short Summary:

As a child in Oklahoma, Wilma Mankiller experienced the Cherokee practice of Gadugi, helping each other, even when times were hard for everyone. But in 1956, the federal government uprooted her family and moved them to California, wrenching them from their home, friends, and traditions. Separated from her community and everything she knew, Wilma felt utterly lost until she found refuge in the Indian Center in San Francisco. There, she worked to build and develop the local Native community and championed Native political activists. She took her two children to visit tribal communities in the state, and as she introduced them to the traditions of their heritage, she felt a longing for home. Returning to Oklahoma with her daughters, Wilma took part in Cherokee government. Despite many obstacles, from resistance to female leadership to a life-threatening accident, Wilma's courageous dedication to serving her people led to her election as the first female chief of the Cherokee Nation. As leader and advocate, she reinvigorated her constituency by empowering them to identify and solve community problems. This beautiful addition to the Big Words series will inspire future leaders to persevere in empathy and thoughtful problem-solving, reaching beyond themselves to help those around them. Moving prose by award-winning author Doreen Rappaport is interwoven with Wilma's own words in this expertly researched biography, illustrated with warmth and vivacity by Linda Kukuk.

Cowboy Friends to Lovers Collection

By Kaci M. Rose
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : 5 Little Roses Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 496
  • Pdf File: cowboy-friends-to-lovers-collection.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Enjoy this Steamy Cowboy Romance from Small Town Romance author Kaci M. Rose... Come watch these cowboys fall in love with their best friends. Small town, second chances, large families, and some hot Texas nights! This set includes: The Cowboy and His Best Friend - Second chance, friends to lovers - Childhood friends get their long awaited second chance. A Friends to lovers, second chance romance. The Cowboy and His Obsession - It's time to convince her the only thing better than being my best friend, is being my wife. A Friends to lovers, Alpha Male, Virgin Hero Romance. The Cowboy and His Secret - He's an overprotective cowboy. She has a stalker. Will he be her knight in shining armor? A Friends to lovers, Alpha Male, Dual Virgin Romance. The Cowboys fall for their best friends in Rock Springs, Texas, although all books in the Rock Springs world can be read as standalones. A HOT friends to lovers, second chance, cowboy romance with a guaranteed happily ever after and it does have some strong language and oh my, sexy times. Enjoy!

Rock Springs, Texas Starter Set

By Kaci M. Rose
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  • Publisher : 5 Little Roses Publishing
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 990
  • Pdf File: rock-springs-texas-starter-set.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Welcome to Rock Springs, Texas, the kind of small town that treasures porch swings and sweet tea with their gossip. The cowboys are hot and know how to ride. The cowgirls are strong and know what they want, and the ride is as hot as a steamy Texas night. This starter set includes: The Cowboy and His Runaway - A protective cowboy and a small town girl on the run. When her past catches up with her, he needs to step up & show her it's time to stop running. The Cowboy and His Best Friend - Second chance, friends to lovers - Childhood friends get their long awaited second chance. A Friends to lovers, second chance romance. The Cowboy and His Obsession - It's time to convince her the only thing better than being my best friend, is being my wife. A Friends to lovers, Alpha Male, Virgin Hero Romance.

A Guest of the Reich

By Peter Finn
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Book Code : 1524747343
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 769
  • Pdf File: a-guest-of-the-reich.pdf

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A Guest of the Reich is the incredible true story of Gertrude “Gertie” Legendre, an American heiress taken prisoner by the Nazis. Born into a wealthy family, Legendre lived a charmed life in Jazz Age America. But when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, she joined the OSS—the wartime spy organization that preceded the CIA—and headed to Europe. In 1944, while on leave, Legendre accidentally crossed the front lines along the Luxembourg–Germany border and was captured. The Nazis treated her as a “special prisoner” of the SS and moved her from city to city throughout Germany, where she witnessed the collapse of Hitler’s Reich as no other American did, before escaping into Switzerland. A gripping portrait of a multifaceted and deeply fascinating woman, A Guest of the Reich is a propulsive account of a little-known chapter in the history of World War II.

The Manchurian Candidate

By Richard Condon
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  • Publisher : RosettaBooks
  • Book Code : 0795335067
  • Total of Pages : 323
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 484
  • Pdf File: the-manchurian-candidate.pdf

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The classic thriller about a hostile foreign power infiltrating American politics: “Brilliant . . . wild and exhilarating.” —The New Yorker A war hero and the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, Sgt. Raymond Shaw is keeping a deadly secret—even from himself. During his time as a prisoner of war in North Korea, he was brainwashed by his Communist captors and transformed into a deadly weapon—a sleeper assassin, programmed to kill without question or mercy at his captors’ signal. Now he’s been returned to the United States with a covert mission: to kill a candidate running for US president . . . This “shocking, tense” and sharply satirical novel has become a modern classic, and was the basis for two film adaptations (San Francisco Chronicle). “Crammed with suspense.” —Chicago Tribune “Condon is wickedly skillful.” —Time

Stay Sexy & Don't Get Murdered

By Karen Kilgariff,Georgia Hardstark
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Forge Books
  • Book Code : 1250178967
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 206
  • Pdf File: stay-sexy-don-t-get-murdered.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The instant #1 New York Times and USA Today best seller by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, the voices behind the hit podcast My Favorite Murder! Sharing never-before-heard stories ranging from their struggles with depression, eating disorders, and addiction, Karen and Georgia irreverently recount their biggest mistakes and deepest fears, reflecting on the formative life events that shaped them into two of the most followed voices in the nation. In Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered, Karen and Georgia focus on the importance of self-advocating and valuing personal safety over being ‘nice’ or ‘helpful.’ They delve into their own pasts, true crime stories, and beyond to discuss meaningful cultural and societal issues with fierce empathy and unapologetic frankness. “In many respects, Stay Sexy & Don’t Get Murdered distills the My Favorite Murder podcast into its most essential elements: Georgia and Karen. They lay themselves bare on the page, in all of their neuroses, triumphs, failures, and struggles. From eating disorders to substance abuse and kleptomania to the wonders of therapy, Kilgariff and Hardstark recount their lives with honesty, humor, and compassion, offering their best unqualified life-advice along the way.” —Entertainment Weekly “Like the podcast, the book offers funny, feminist advice for survival—both in the sense of not getting killed and just, like, getting a job and working through your personal shit so you can pay your bills and have friends.” —Rolling Stone At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

American Indian Myths and Legends

By Richard Erdoes,Alfonso Ortiz
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Book Code : 080415175X
  • Total of Pages : 544
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 748
  • Pdf File: american-indian-myths-and-legends.pdf

Book Short Summary:

More than 160 tales from eighty tribal groups gives us a rich and lively panorama of the Native American mythic heritage. From across the continent comes tales of creation and love; heroes and war; animals, tricksters, and the end of the world. In addition to mining the best folkloric sources of the nineteenth century, the editors have also included a broad selection of contemporary Native American voices. With black-and-white illustrations throughout Selected and edited by Richard Erdoes and Alfonso Ortiz Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

Mankiller

By Wilma Mankiller,Michael Wallis
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Book Code : 1250244080
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 942
  • Pdf File: mankiller.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this spiritual, moving autobiography, Wilma Mankiller, former Chief of the Cherokee Nation and a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, tells of her own history while also honoring and recounting the history of the Cherokees. Mankiller's life unfolds against the backdrop of the dawning of the American Indian civil rights struggle, and her book becomes a quest to reclaim and preserve the great Native American values that form the foundation of our nation. Now featuring a new Afterword to the 2000 paperback reissue, this edition of Mankiller completely updates the author's private and public life after 1994 and explores the recent political struggles of the Cherokee Nation.

Where Is the Kremlin?

By Deborah Hopkinson,Who HQ
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 1524789763
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 975
  • Pdf File: where-is-the-kremlin.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Get the inside story on the famous fortress in the heart of Moscow that has withstood fires, invaders, and revolutions for almost seven hundred years. Lined by nineteen beautiful towers, the high walls of the Kremlin enclose colorful domed cathedrals, treasure-filled museums, and the Russian capitol. But this Moscow fortress has had its share of dark days. Follow along with author Deborah Hopkinson as she recounts the tales of spying, murder, missing children, and lost treasure that are part of this landmark's long history.

American Vertigo

By Bernard-Henri Lévy
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  • Publisher : Random House
  • Book Code : 0307430626
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 394
  • Pdf File: american-vertigo.pdf

Book Short Summary:

What does it mean to be an American, and what can America be today? To answer these questions, celebrated philosopher and journalist Bernard-Henri Lévy spent a year traveling throughout the country in the footsteps of another great Frenchman, Alexis de Tocqueville, whose Democracy in America remains the most influential book ever written about our country. The result is American Vertigo, a fascinating, wholly fresh look at a country we sometimes only think we know. From Rikers Island to Chicago mega-churches, from Muslim communities in Detroit to an Amish enclave in Iowa, Lévy investigates issues at the heart of our democracy: the special nature of American patriotism, the coexistence of freedom and religion (including the religion of baseball), the prison system, the “return of ideology” and the health of our political institutions, and much more. He revisits and updates Tocqueville’s most important beliefs, such as the dangers posed by “the tyranny of the majority,” explores what Europe and America have to learn from each other, and interprets what he sees with a novelist’s eye and a philosopher’s depth. Through powerful interview-based portraits across the spectrum of the American people, from prison guards to clergymen, from Norman Mailer to Barack Obama, from Sharon Stone to Richard Holbrooke, Lévy fills his book with a tapestry of American voices–some wise, some shocking. Both the grandeur and the hellish dimensions of American life are unflinchingly explored. And big themes emerge throughout, from the crucial choices America faces today to the underlying reality that, unlike the “Old World,” America remains the fulfillment of the world’s desire to worship, earn, and live as one wishes–a place, despite all, where inclusion remains not just an ideal but an actual practice. At a time when Americans are anxious about how the world perceives them and, indeed, keen to make sense of themselves, a brilliant and sympathetic foreign observer has arrived to help us begin a new conversation about the meaning of America.

I Survived the Sinking of the Titanic, 1912 (I Survived #1)

By Lauren Tarshis
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Book Code : 0545362687
  • Total of Pages : 112
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 416
  • Pdf File: i-survived-the-sinking-of-the-titanic-1912.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The most terrifying events in history are brought vividly to life in this New York Times bestselling series! Ten-year-old George Calder can't believe his luck -- he and his little sister, Phoebe, are on the famous Titanic, crossing the ocean with their Aunt Daisy. The ship is full of exciting places to explore, but when George ventures into the first class storage cabin, a terrible boom shakes the entire boat. Suddenly, water is everywhere, and George's life changes forever. Lauren Tarshis brings history's most exciting and terrifying events to life in this New York Times bestselling series. Readers will be transported by stories of amazing kids and how they survived!

The Maltese Falcon

By Dashiell Hammett
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 165
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 361
  • Pdf File: the-maltese-falcon.pdf

Book Short Summary:

"The Maltese Falcon" by Dashiell Hammett. 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.