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Papi

By Rita Indiana
  • ISBN Code: : 022624492X
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Pages : 176
  • Category : Fiction
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“Papi’s there, around any corner,” says the eight-year-old girl at the heart of Papi. “But you can’t sit down and wait for him cuz that’s a longer and more painful death.” Living in Santo Domingo, she waits for her father to come back from the United States and lavish her with the glorious rewards of his fame and fortune—shiny new cars and polo shirts, gold chains and Nikes. But when Papi does come back, he turns out to be more “like Jason, the guy from Friday the 13th," than a prince. Papi is a drug dealer, a man who is clearly unreliable and dangerous but nevertheless makes his daughter feel powerful and wholly, terrifyingly alive. Drawing on her memories of a childhood split between Santo Domingo and visits with her father amid the luxuries of the United States, Rita Indiana mixes satire with a child’s imagination, horror with science fiction, in a swirling tale of a daughter’s love, the lure of crime and machismo, and the violence of the adult world. Expertly translated into English for the first time by Achy Obejas, who renders the rhythmic lyricism of Indiana’s Dominican Spanish in language that propels the book forward with the relentless beat of a merengue, Papi is furious, musical, and full of wit—a passionate, overwhelming, and very human explosion of artistic virtuosity.

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By Luca Papi,Andrea Presbitero,Alberto Zazzaro
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : International Monetary Fund
  • Book Code : 1498331629
  • Total of Pages : 56
  • Category : Business & Economics
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  • Book Code : 8418264624
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
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  • Total of Pages : 208
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  • Total of Pages : 176
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What is creativity and how can we best nurture creativity in different contexts? Drawing on a wide range of cases from the arts, business, design, media and sports, Creativities encourages readers to discover, mix, and adapt their own version of creativity, rather than attempting to imitate or follow ‘best practice’.

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In Pork Belly Tacos with a Side of Anxiety, Yvonne Castañeda shares vibrant stories of her childhood growing up in Miami as the daughter of humble immigrants from Mexico and Cuba . . . and how she came to develop an unhealthy relationship with food. To help ease her mami’s nervios, Yvonne becomes a perfectionist from a young age, achieving high grades at school and mastering the piano. But as her Cuban family members openly make comments about her awkward desarrollo, or puberty, Yvonne enters a new phase of self-consciousness that begins her obsession with weight. She abandons the piano for the high school cheerleading team, and reinvents herself, becoming both skinny and popular. However, as a first-generation adolescent born in the United States, Yvonne wrestles with the conflict between the cultural norms of her Hispanic/Latino heritage and American societal expectations. Plagued by doubt and low self-esteem, Yvonne begins a vicious cycle of weight gain and loss, as she battles Bulimia Nervosa. Beleaguered by feelings of guilt, shame, and inferiority, she develops anxiety, depression, and a reliance on dangerous coping mechanisms. Ultimately, sage advice from her dear abuela in Guadalajara, Mexico, guides Yvonne to a realization that shifts her perspective of herself and the purpose of her life, providing a foundation for inner peace, and la solución to her past struggles.

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  • Pdf File: the-wooden-chair.pdf

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Winner of the Royal Palm Award As a child, Leini stands ready to do anything to win her mother Mira's love. This effort costs her the sight in one eye and as a result, causes her to endure bullying from kids her own age. As a teenager, with her Grandpa's help, she undergoes one more surgery to straighten her eye, but the psychological scar of the events of her childhood remain. Leini struggles to break free of Mira's tyranny by leaving her native Helsinki to study psychology at Geneva University. A few years later, married, herself about to become a mother, she is determined with her own children not to repeat Mira's behavior. With the help of a psychiatrist, she labors through the pains of past hurts to become a nurturing and loving mother and wife, as well as a successful professional, as she grows from victim to victor over adversity. Can her efforts lead her to the one thing she needs to discover the most - the ability to forgive her mother? PRAISE FOR THE WOODEN CHAIR: The Wooden Chair is a beautifully written period piece. When I began reading, I didn't stop until I turned the last page. Ms. Golay's descriptions are so powerful, the characters so true to life, they're unforgettable. Leini's journey from an emotionally abused child to a self-confident woman should be read by all who've suffered any form of abuse and persevered. Quite the most powerful novel I've read in years." --Suzanne Barr, Author of Fatal Kiss The Wooden Chair took hold of me in the first paragraphs and never let go. I kept expecting-and wanting-someone to rescue Leini from her wildly unpredictable mother who told Leini she wasn't wanted. Leini's disappointments and longings as she faced serious issues for such a young girl kept me engrossed. I wept at Rayne Golay's vivid descriptions of Leini coping in an unfair world, and I rejoiced at her remarkable quest to change, at her acceptance as she grew into adulthood. Rayne's high quality writing in The Wooden Chair makes it an emotionally charged read, a compelling story of one woman's valiant struggle to grow away from past hurts. A triumphant story --Elizabeth (Bettie) Wailes, Author and Editor

Titulus e tumulus

By Marco Guardo
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  • Publisher : Viella Libreria Editrice
  • Book Code : 888334507X
  • Total of Pages : 210
  • Category : History
  • Members : 361
  • Pdf File: titulus-e-tumulus.pdf

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Sopravvissute al naufragio che ha travolto, nel tempo, i monumenti sepolcrali di Curia, le iscrizioni poetiche di pontefici e cardinali gettano nuova luce sulla corte dei papi del XIII secolo. Tramandati indirettamente o incisi su lastre oppure su sarcofagi d’epoca classica, i carmi funerari cantano grandezza e meriti del defunto e, insieme, richiamano la vanitas e il contemptus mundi. Dubbia contesa quella tra il titulus e il tumulus, la carica ricoperta in vita e il nulla che segue la morte. Ora la vanitas rapisce ogni speranza, ora, invece, la Romanitas contrasta vigorosamente l’ora breve dell’uomo, sicché la memoria della stirpe illustre dell’estinto si fa eterna come Roma stessa. Ampi componimenti di genere curricolare o più brevi epitafi di pochi esametri, i testi analizzati rivelano un plurilinguismo singolare, grazie all’impiego di lemmi classici e cristiani, di grecismi e di voci tarde, delineando un classicismo che giustappone i più diversi codici stilistici e mostra una cultura retorica di sorprendente vitalità. Tutti gli epitafi sono stati trascritti, editi, e tradotti in italiano e sono seguiti dal commento linguistico e storico dei carmi.

Fitting in

By Anilú Bernardo
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  • Publisher : Arte Publico Press
  • Book Code : 1558854371
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 922
  • Pdf File: fitting-in.pdf

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A collection of stories about young girls who, as Cuban immigrants to the United States, grow in confidence and spirit as they confront painful challenges, meeting them head-on.

Hell's Diva:

By Anna J.
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  • Publisher : Urban Books
  • Book Code : 1599831562
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 575
  • Pdf File: hell-s-diva.pdf

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When Mecca's parents are killed in front of her by a family friend, she learns that true friends are few and far between. She is taken in by her aunt, and soon finds out who is really riding for her and who is just around because they fear the wrath of Aunt Ruby. Making a deal with the devil doesn't seem all that bad when you're sitting on top of the world, with endless amounts of money and designer everything, but it's not long before her beloved Aunt Ruby is snatched away from her. Mecca is forced to fend for herself. She learns to play with the hand she was dealt, but who will be left standing in the end? In Mecca's world, everyone is suspect, and no one can be trusted, not even family. When the truth is revealed to her, it is up to Mecca to decide if she'll do the right thing and lead a life of righteousness, or continue to walk down the same dark path as her aunt.

Performance Tuning of Scientific Applications

By David H. Bailey,Robert F. Lucas,Samuel Williams
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  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Book Code : 1439815704
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 270
  • Pdf File: performance-tuning-of-scientific-applications.pdf

Book Short Summary:

With contributions from some of the most notable experts in the field, Performance Tuning of Scientific Applications presents current research in performance analysis. The book focuses on the following areas. Performance monitoring: Describes the state of the art in hardware and software tools that are commonly used for monitoring and measuring performance and managing large quantities of data Performance analysis: Discusses modern approaches to computer performance benchmarking and presents results that offer valuable insight into these studies Performance modeling: Explains how researchers deduce accurate performance models from raw performance data or from other high-level characteristics of a scientific computation Automatic performance tuning: Explores ongoing research into automatic and semi-automatic techniques for optimizing computer programs to achieve superior performance on any computer platform Application tuning: Provides examples that show how the appropriate analysis of performance and some deft changes have resulted in extremely high performance Performance analysis has grown into a full-fledged, sophisticated field of empirical science. Describing useful research in modern performance science and engineering, this book helps real-world users of parallel computer systems to better understand both the performance vagaries arising in scientific applications and the practical means for improving performance. Read about the book on HPCwire and insideHPC

Jesus My Savior

By Evelyn Rodriguez
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  • Publisher : Austin Macauley Publishers
  • Book Code : 1649793405
  • Total of Pages : 91
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 846
  • Pdf File: jesus-my-savior.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Evelyn’s message to all believers is to never give up on God because He doesn’t give up on you. His promise is that He will never leave you nor forsake in any given circumstances. We can always rely on his promises. God can use the weakest person to accomplish His mission. For non-believers, remember God loves you. He awaits you with open arms. Knock on the door, open it, and let Him in. You will never be the same.

A Girl Made of Dust

By Nathalie Abi-Ezzi
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  • Publisher : Penguin Group
  • Book Code : 0385672233
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 344
  • Pdf File: a-girl-made-of-dust.pdf

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A first novel with tremendous heart, which captures both a country and a childhood in turmoil. Ten-year-old Ruba lives in a village outside Beirut. From her family home, she can see the buildings shimmering on the horizon and the sea stretched out beside them. She can also hear the rumble of the shelling – this is Lebanon in the 1980s and civil war is tearing the country apart. Ruba however has her own worries. Her father hardly ever speaks and spends most of his days sitting in his armchair, avoiding work and family. Her mother looks so sad that Ruba thinks her heart might have withered in the heat like a fig. Her elder brother, Naji, has started to spend his time with older boys – and some of them have guns. When Ruba decides she has to save her father, and when she uncovers his secret, she begins a journey which takes her from childhood to the beginnings of adulthood.

Mi papi tiene una moto

By Isabel Quintero
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Book Code : 0525554955
  • Total of Pages : 40
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 381
  • Pdf File: mi-papi-tiene-una-moto.pdf

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Un homenaje al amor entre un padre y su hija, y a un dinámico barrio de inmigrantes, del galardonado dúo de Isabel Quintero y Zeke Peña. Cuando Daisy Ramona recorre su barrio en motocicleta con su papi, ve a la gente y los lugares que siempre ha conocido. También ve a una comunidad que está cambiando rápidamente a su alrededor. Pero mientras el sol azul púrpura y dorado se va poniendo a sus espaldas, Daisy Ramona comprende que el amor que siente por su ciudad nunca cambiará. Con brillantes ilustraciones y un texto lleno de sentimiento, Mi papi tiene una motocicleta es un mensaje lleno de amor de una niña a su padre, esforzado trabajador, y a los recuerdos que todos guardamos de nuestro hogar a pesar de los cambios o la distancia.

Delinquenti e carcerati a Roma alla metà del '600

By Carlo C. Fornili,Carlo Cirillo Fornili
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  • Publisher : Gregorian Biblical BookShop
  • Book Code : 9788876526374
  • Total of Pages : 281
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 794
  • Pdf File: delinquenti-e-carcerati-a-roma-alla-metà-del-600.pdf

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Molti aspetti della vita romana del secolo XVII sono stati studiati ed adeguatamente illuminati. attraverso ricerche che hanno evidenziato come il periodo postridentino fu ricco di tanta vitalita religiosa, assistenziale ed educativa. Il tema del presente studio si proietta nella sfera scabrosa delle prigioni romane del '600. Nel sistema generale dell'epoca si trovano ombre, ma anche la vitalita della carita cristiana. Dalle pagine di questo studio emergeranno, documentate, la tolleranza e lo stile di quel governo tanto debole e tanto deprecato. Nell'ultimo capitolo, in particolare, risultera che i pontefici romani furono i primi in Europa a progettare e a realizzare il miglioramento delle carceri.