Tesla, a portrait with masks : a novel by Vladimir Pistalo, Bogdan Rakic, John Jeffries

By Vladimir Pistalo, Bogdan Rakic, John Jeffries

An electrical novel of the extreme lifetime of one of many 20th century's so much prodigious and colourful inventors
Nikola Tesla was once a guy ceaselessly misunderstood. From his boyhood in what's present-day Croatia, the place his father, a Serbian Orthodox priest, brushed aside his skills, to his tumultuous years in ny urban, the place his heated competition with Thomas Edison yielded triumphs and screw ups, Tesla was once either demonized and lionized. Tesla captures the whirlwind years of the sunrise of age, whilst his aptitude for showmanship saved him within the public eye. for each winning invention—the alternating present electric process and instant verbal exchange between them—there have been hundreds of thousands of others. yet what of the fellow at the back of the picture? Vladimir Pistalo finds the interior lifetime of a guy haunted by means of the lack of his older brother, a guy who struggled with flashes of insanity and brilliance whose distrust of institutional aid led him to monetary ruin....

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Combat Conditioning Manual: Jiu Jitsu Defense, Bayonet by R. E. Hanley

By R. E. Hanley

A brief and simple approach to research approach to security to check and surpass the durability of our enemies. In educating the technology of self-defense to varied teams of Marines. It was once chanced on that there has been a urgent want for a few type of simple reference consultant for college students to take advantage of as a reminiscence refresher among sessions. This publication is the reply.

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Wonder When You'll Miss Me: A Novel by Amanda Davis

By Amanda Davis

At fifteen, religion Duckle used to be lured below the bleachers through a number of boys and brutally attacked. Now, virtually a yr later, a newly skinny religion is haunted by way of her earlier and via the flippant, merciless ghost of her previously fats self who's bent on revenge. religion finally turns to violence for retribution, forcing her to escape domestic looking for the single buddy she has -- a stricken yet being concerned busboy who's the sweetheart of a sideshow performer -- and to tumble into the colourful, temporary international of the circus. yet as she dives headfirst right into a international of grownup passions and desires, mercurial allegiances, and exhilarating self-discovery, religion also needs to face a few anxious truths approximately herself and the realm round her.

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The Foreign Student: A Novel by Susan Choi

By Susan Choi

Hugely acclaimed by way of critics, The international scholar is the tale of a tender Korean guy, scarred via struggle, and the deeply bothered daughter of a filthy rich Southern American kin. In 1955, a brand new pupil arrives at a small university within the Tennessee mountains. Chuck is shy, speaks English haltingly, and almost about his prior existence in Korea he'll now not converse in any respect. Then he meets Katherine, a stunning and solitary younger girl who, like Chuck, is haunted by way of a few darkish episode in her earlier. with out really figuring out why, those outsiders are drawn jointly, every one sensing within the different the potential of salvation. relocating among the yank South and South Korea, among a youngster girl's sexual awakening and a tender man's nightmarish thoughts of conflict, The international scholar is a strong and emotionally gripping paintings of fiction.

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The dead have never died by Edward C. Randall

By Edward C. Randall

Excerpt from The lifeless Have by no means Died

"I inform you with all of the power and conviction i will be able to utter that we do persist, that individuals over there nonetheless take an curiosity in what's going right here; that they nonetheless aid us and comprehend for extra approximately issues than we do, and are capable every now and then to speak with us."

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My Year of Meats by Ruth L. Ozeki

By Ruth L. Ozeki

Amazon.com evaluation first and foremost look, a singular that offers to reveal the unethical practices of the yankee meat will not be on the best of your interpreting checklist, yet Ruth Ozeki's debut, *My 12 months of Meats* is definitely worthy a re-assessment. just like the writer, the novel's protagonist, Jane Takagi-Little, is a Japanese-American documentary filmmaker; like Ozeki, who was commissioned by way of a pork lobbying team to make tv indicates for the japanese industry, Jane is invited to paintings on a eastern tv exhibit intended to inspire pork intake through the not-so-subliminal recommendation that top rib equals an ideal relatives: > TO: AMERICAN study employees FROM: Tokyo place of work DATE: January five, 1991 RE: *My American Wife!*... > > this is checklist of significant issues for *My American Wife!* > > fascinating issues: 1. popularity, wholesomeness, hot character 2. scrumptious meat recipe (NOTE: red meat and different meats is moment classification meats, so please have in mind this straightforward motto: "Pork is feasible, yet red meat is Best!") three. beautiful, docile husband four. appealing, obedient young children five. beautiful, healthy way of life 6. appealing, fresh house... > > bad issues: 1. actual imperfections 2. weight problems three. Squalor four. moment classification peoples The sequence, *My American Wife!*, initally appears like a dream come real for Jane as she criss-crosses the USA filming a special American kinfolk every one week for her jap viewers. certainly, the emphasis is on meat, and Ozeki has enjoyable with out-there recipes akin to rump roast in coke and red meat fudge; yet as Jane turns into extra acquainted with her topic, she turns into more and more conscious of the meat industry's frequent perform of utilizing artificial estrogens on their livestock and determines to sabotage this system. reduce to Tokyo the place Akiko Ueno struggles throughout the uninteresting distress of existence along with her brutish husband, who occurs to be accountable for the show's ads. After seeing one in every of Jane's subversive episodes a couple of vegetarian lesbian couple, Akiko will get in contact and the 2 ladies plot to show the beef industry's unsafe practices. Romance, humor, intrigue, or even a message--*My 12 months of Meats* has all of it. it is a e-book that even a vegetarian would really like. From Library magazine As a author, Ozeki attracts upon her wisdom in documentary filmmaking cleverly to carry the worlds of 2 ladies jointly by using the U.S. meat as a principal hyperlink. Alternating among the voices of Jane (in the USA) and Akiko Ueno, the spouse of Jane's boss (in Japan), Ozeki attracts parallels within the lives of those girls via pork, love, tv, and their wish to have teenagers. Ozeki skillfully tackles hard-pressing concerns akin to the use and results of hormones within the pork and issues resembling cultural modifications, gender roles, and sexual exploitation. Her paintings is exclusive in presentation but relocating and unique. hugely advised for common fiction collections. [BOMC trade selection.]?Shirley N. Quan, Orange Cty. P.L., Stanton, C. *-?Shirley N. Quan, Orange Cty. P.L., Stanton, CA* Copyright 1998 Reed company info, Inc.

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Jo's Boys, and How They Turned Out. A Sequel to Little Men by Louisa May Alcott

By Louisa May Alcott

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Stolen Ecstasy by Hannah Howell

By Hannah Howell

In a single evening Leanne Summers has misplaced her domestic, her each ownership, and realized that every thing she's ever believed is a lie. So while she witnesses a financial institution theft in growth, she does not contemplate the implications. She steals a gun, barges in - and unearths herself being held captive inside mins. the instant Hunter Walsh locks eyes on Leanne, he understands he may still depart her at the back of. the will he feels for her is a distraction he does not desire. yet leaving behind a courageous, impulsive lady is popping out to be a lot tougher than it's going to be. For even the main ruthless outlaw cannot forget about an impossible to resist temptation.

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