Little Fires Everywhere

Little Fires Everywhere
A Book

by Celeste Ng

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2017
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN : 0735224293
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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"Traces the intertwined fates of the picture-perfect Richardson family and the enigmatic mother and daughter who upend their lives"--

Everything I Never Told You

Everything I Never Told You
A Novel

by Celeste Ng

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2014-06-26
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1101634618
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The acclaimed debut novel by the author of Little Fires Everywhere. “A taut tale of ever deepening and quickening suspense." -O, the Oprah Magazine "Explosive...Both a propulsive mystery and a profound examination of a mixed-race family." -Entertainment Weekly “Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet.” So begins this exquisite novel about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee, and her parents are determined that she will fulfill the dreams they were unable to pursue. But when Lydia’s body is found in the local lake, the delicate balancing act that has been keeping the Lee family together is destroyed, tumbling them into chaos. A profoundly moving story of family, secrets, and longing, Everything I Never Told You is both a gripping page-turner and a sensitive family portrait, uncovering the ways in which mothers and daughters, fathers and sons, and husbands and wives struggle, all their lives, to understand one another.

Corporate.PDF Or How I Stopped and Fell Flat in Love with a Copy Machine

Corporate.PDF Or How I Stopped and Fell Flat in Love with a Copy Machine
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by Jeff Horton

  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release : 2003-06-01
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN : 0595283896
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Corporate.pdf leaves you hanging on the edge of your toilet. Of course, those are my words, the words of the author, but what do others have to say about the book? "Yes, I liked the book Jeffrey, now clean the dishes," raved Sandra Horton, my mother. "I can't believe anybody in our family can write this good," is an honest to goodness quote from Grandma Wilma Horton. And Uncle Bob Bentz called the book "riveting, I couldn't wait to turn the page." Sure, my family loves me, but what about my friends? Big Mike Leonard was heard somewhere in Germany saying the book was "so descriptive you could smell the bird poop." Darron Vigliotti, not only a friend but a highly respected member of the Stratford High Book Review, deemed it "the culture-bearing work of the MTV generation." He even went as far as saying that I "crafted" the book. My former roommate, Kristen Vernet, said "It's about damn time," in an astounded tone. I think she's just glad she doesn't live with me anymore. And Erin Specht, a current coworker, read the first thirty pages but couldn't handle the pressure of coming up with a quote about it in two minutes. I can personally assure you that she hugely anticipates reading the rest of the book. Now you, you don't know me, but that's the point. Read the book and make up your own mind. If you enjoy laughing, crying, and taking dumps then you'll love it.

Force 136 (2007 Edition - PDF)

Force 136 (2007 Edition - PDF)
A Book

by Tan Chong Tee

  • Publisher : Asiapac Books Pte Ltd
  • Release : 2007-07-01
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9811707006
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Force 136 is the autobiography of a man who swore himself to two missions: first, to defend his homeland during the Japanese Occupation in the early 1940s; second, to make known to everyone the patriotic ardour of the resistance fighters, including the dauntless Lim Bo Seng. By producing this English edition, readers worldwide will be able to recapture the events of World War II in this region.

Women of Influence and Distinction - Teacher's Manual PDF

Women of Influence and Distinction - Teacher's Manual PDF
A Book

by Betsy Caram

  • Publisher : Zion Christian Publishers
  • Release : 2020-01-23
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 1596657189
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This teacher manual is based on Betsy Caram’s book Women of Influence and Distinction. In this book the author shows it is very evident from Scripture that women are, and always have been, very much involved in the plan and purposes of God in the earth. Women have been the instruments of God in the past, and He still uses them today to accomplish His ministry to a lost and dying world. This book will examine the lives of many of the women found in Scripture, considering the special characteristics which caused them to be recorded in the Bible’s sacred pages.

The British Study Edition of the Urantia Papers Book [eReader PDF]

The British Study Edition of the Urantia Papers Book [eReader PDF]
A Book

by Edited by Tigran Aivazian

  • Publisher : Tigran Aivazian
  • Release : 2011
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The British Study Edition of the Urantia Papers is based on the standard SRT text, but uses the metric system and adds a critical apparatus of textual variants and study notes.

Chapter 2: Digital Publishing Formats and Their Capabilities

Chapter 2: Digital Publishing Formats and Their Capabilities
A Book

by Pariah S. Burke

  • Publisher : Pariah S. Burke
  • Release : 2015-03-13
  • Pages : 51
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Like devices, epub­li­ca­tion for­mats are numer­ous and var­ied, with dif­fer­ences, some­times sub­tle, between them, but large diver­gences in pur­pose, capa­bil­ity and device sup­port. Consequently, it’s most log­i­cal and pro­duc­tive to think of epub­li­ca­tions in terms of for­mat classes, with each class offer­ing a par­tic­u­lar com­bi­na­tion of pur­pose, capa­bil­ity, and device support. In this chap­ter, you will learn about the fol­low­ing formats: Reflowable EPUBFixed-LayoutKindle FormatsPDF

The Business of ePublishing 2015

The Business of ePublishing 2015
A Book

by Pariah S. Burke

  • Publisher : Pariah S. Burke
  • Release : 2015-03-13
  • Pages : 170
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The Business of ePublishing 2015 Edition explains in thorough detail what professional publishers, designers, and traditional, independent, and hybrid authors need to know about the world and business of digital publishing in 2015 and beyond. It goes beyond the rhetoric and paranoid proclamations rampant in social media, blogs, and news outlets to provide provable, unbiased insight into the users, devices, formats, and real world economics of ebooks, fixed-layout ebooks, digital textbooks, digital magazines, and more for all levels of publishing—enterprise, small- to medium-sized publishers, indies, and self-publishers. Whether you are an aspiring self-publisher or the CEO of a major publishing house, a freelance designer or sales person, this book provides you with the insight, background, statistics, figures, and examples to help you make sense of the business, economic, and marketing concerns of epublishing, and help you plot your future for a successful year in digital publishing. Whether your intent is to sell yourself, your boss, or your clients, or if you just want to educate yourself about the realities of the world of epublishing, you’ll find in this book a cornucopia of important, relevant data.

Say No to Racism

Say No to Racism
Tips and Advice on How to Be Anti-Racist

by Rasha Barrage

  • Publisher : Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW
  • Release : 2021-06-10
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1800073046
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Be the change you want to see in the world Want to take an active role in stamping out racism but don’t know how best to channel your energy? Looking to make the step from being "not racist" to being truly "anti-racist"? Then this book is for you. With a raft of practical tips, this pocket-sized guide will help you to recognize racism in all its forms, address unconscious bias, be a true ally and embrace anti-racism.

The Kindle Fire Pocket Guide

The Kindle Fire Pocket Guide
A Book

by Scott McNulty

  • Publisher : Peachpit Press
  • Release : 2011-12-22
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0132946459
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This affordable and engaging guide is packed with practical information to you help you get the most from your Kindle Fire. Amazon Kindle expert Scott McNulty offers plenty of tips and pointers for using Amazon's trim tablet, including how to download apps, read books, take advantage of the Amazon cloud, and browse the web with Silk. With this essential companion, you'll learn how to make your way through Amazon's rich content ecosystem. Scott shows you how to Purchase or rent movies and TV shows Find and download popular apps and games Buy and read books found in the Kindle bookstore Take advantage of Amazon Prime to stream videos Use the built-in email app with Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail, and other popular services Surf the web with Fire's Silk browser Store books, movies, music, and apps in the Amazon Cloud Packed with information, this inexpensive guide will quickly get you going with your the Kindle Fire.

The U.S. Military Intervention in Panama

The U.S. Military Intervention in Panama
A Book

by Anonim

  • Publisher : Government Printing Office
  • Release : 2021
  • Pages : 129
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Everything Here Is Beautiful

Everything Here Is Beautiful
A Novel

by Mira T. Lee

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2018-01-16
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 0735221987
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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‟A tender but unflinching portrayal of the bond between two sisters.” —Celeste Ng, New York Times bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere “There's not a false note to be found, and everywhere there are nuggets to savor. Why did it have to end?” —O Magazine “A bold debut. . . Lee sensitively relays experiences of immigration and mental illness . . . a distinct literary voice.” —Entertainment Weekly “Extraordinary . . . If you love anyone at all, this book is going to get you.” —USA Today A dazzling novel of two sisters and their emotional journey through love, loyalty, and heartbreak Two Chinese-American sisters—Miranda, the older, responsible one, always her younger sister’s protector; Lucia, the headstrong, unpredictable one, whose impulses are huge and, often, life changing. When Lucia starts hearing voices, it is Miranda who must find a way to reach her sister. Lucia impetuously plows ahead, but the bitter constant is that she is, in fact, mentally ill. Lucia lives life on a grand scale, until, inevitably, she crashes to earth. Miranda leaves her own self-contained life in Switzerland to rescue her sister again—but only Lucia can decide whether she wants to be saved. The bonds of sisterly devotion stretch across oceans—but what does it take to break them? Everything Here Is Beautiful is, at its heart, an immigrant story, and a young woman’s quest to find fulfillment and a life unconstrained by her illness. But it’s also an unforgettable, gut-wrenching story of the sacrifices we make to truly love someone—and when loyalty to one’s self must prevail over all.

Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health

Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health
A Book

by Julie Lloyd,Rachel Pollard

  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 2018-10-25
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 1351395009
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health provides an overview of the development of cognitive analytic therapy (CAT), and illuminates how the political context affects the way in which therapists consider their work and facilitates their practice. This book examines how CAT contributes to wider debates over ‘the politics of mental health’. With contributions from those working in services – including adult mental health, learning disabilities and child and adolescent therapists – the writers consider how contemporary politics devolves responsibility for mental illness onto those suffering distress. The evolving political and social attitudes clients bring to therapy are also addressed in several chapters, and there is a focus on groups in society who have been marginalized and neglected in mental and physical health services. Cognitive Analytic Therapy and the Politics of Mental Health offers a fresh understanding of the contemporary politics of mental health that will be of interest to all therapists and mental health professionals.

Taxpayer's Comprehensive Guide to LLCs and S Corps

Taxpayer's Comprehensive Guide to LLCs and S Corps
A Book

by Jason Watson

  • Publisher : Watson CPA Group
  • Release : 2014-09-03
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN : 0990763293
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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How can I avoid self-employment taxes? This simple question was the inspiration for creating an article describing the benefits of an S Corporation. That original article, which was about four pages long, quickly became a series of KnowledgeBase articles on the Watson CPA Group website. The articles touched on basic topics such as how to elect S Corp status, payroll, reasonable salary determination, retirement planning, health care, fringe benefits and liability protection. Those broad topics demanded much more information, both horizontally by spanning into more related issues, and vertically by digging deeper into the granular yet riveting levels of the tax code. The articles were grouped and relabeled as the Taxpayer’s Comprehensive Guide to LLCs and S Corps which grew to 39 pages in its first edition. Time marched on, and more information was added to the first edition such as expanded retirement planning concerns, health care options after the Affordable Care Act and business valuations including exit strategies. Boom, we now had our second edition at over 100 pages. At that point it was suggested by some clients and colleagues to convert the PDF into an eBook as well as paperback. So here we are.. Each week we receive several phone calls and emails from small business owners across the country who have read our Taxpayer’s Comprehensive Guide to LLCs and S Corps and praised the wealth of information. Regardless of your current situation, whether you are considering starting your own business or entertaining a contracting gig, or you are an experienced business owner, the contents of this book are for you. This book will show you how to reduce your self-employment taxes through an S Corporation election and how to use your corporation to your retirement and fringe benefit advantage. You will also learn the operational considerations of an S Corp plus the 185 reasons you should NOT elect S Corp status. Want to buy or sell a business? That’s in here too. This book is written with the general taxpayer in mind. Too many resources simply regurgitate complex tax code without explanation. While in some cases tax code and court opinions are duplicated verbatim because of the precise words, this book strives to explain many technical concepts in layperson terms with some added humor and opinions. We believe you will find this book educational as well as amusing.

Feminism for Women

Feminism for Women
The Real Route to Liberation

by Julie Bindel

  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 2021-09-02
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1472132602
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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'Timely, necessary and important' J.K. Rowling Feminism is a quest for the liberation of women from patriarchy. Feminism strives for a world in which women are not oppressed. Feminism prioritises exposing and ending male violence towards women and girls. This is Julie Bindel's feminism, a definition born of 40 years at the front line of the feminist movement. Why then, she asks, is feminism the only social justice movement in the world that is expected to prioritise every other issue before pursuing its own objective of women's liberation? Why does the movement appear to be moving backwards, accommodating the rights and feelings of men and leaving women in the cold? Women make up half the global population yet why is feminism still treated as a minority movement? In this searing and ground-breaking book, Bindel deconstructs the many pervasive myths about feminism - Do women really want what men have? Can men be feminists? Are women liberated by sexual violation? - assessing whether feminism has achieved its goals and debunking theories that second wave feminism is irrelevant and one-dimensional. Bindel shines a light on the most important issues, including pornography, sexual violence and prostitution. Drawing on Bindel's own experiences, as well as countless interviews with women and girls of all ages and backgrounds (as well as contributions from commentators such as Gloria Steinem and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie), Feminism for Women presents a clear-sighted view of why feminism is a proud social movement that every woman on the planet benefits from. The invisible forces of misogyny affect us all. This book is a call to arms to reclaim feminism for all women. Only together can we resist and overcome.

Don't Ask Me Where I'm From

Don't Ask Me Where I'm From
A Book

by Jennifer De Leon

  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2020-08-18
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1534438262
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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“A funny, perceptive, and much-needed book telling a much-needed story.” —Celeste Ng, author of the New York Times bestseller Little Fires Everywhere First-generation American LatinX Liliana Cruz does what it takes to fit in at her new nearly all-white school. But when family secrets spill out and racism at school ramps up, she must decide what she believes in and take a stand. Liliana Cruz is a hitting a wall—or rather, walls. There’s the wall her mom has put up ever since Liliana’s dad left—again. There’s the wall that delineates Liliana’s diverse inner-city Boston neighborhood from Westburg, the wealthy—and white—suburban high school she’s just been accepted into. And there’s the wall Liliana creates within herself, because to survive at Westburg, she can’t just lighten up, she has to whiten up. So what if she changes her name? So what if she changes the way she talks? So what if she’s seeing her neighborhood in a different way? But then light is shed on some hard truths: It isn’t that her father doesn’t want to come home—he can’t…and her whole family is in jeopardy. And when racial tensions at school reach a fever pitch, the walls that divide feel insurmountable. But a wall isn’t always a barrier. It can be a foundation for something better. And Liliana must choose: Use this foundation as a platform to speak her truth, or risk crumbling under its weight.

One Story Collected

One Story Collected
Stories from the 2014 Literary Debutantes

by One Story

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2014-05
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 9781499184372
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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This volume features work by One Story magazine's 2014 Literary Debutantes: Molly Antopol, Rachel Cantor, Amelia Kahaney, Celeste Ng, David James Poissant, James Scott, and Ben Stroud, all One Story authors who have published their debut books in the past year. Haunting, vivid, touching, and funny, these tales travel across the country and around the world, weaving together first loves and lost loves, guilt and forgiveness, and the different ways we try to relive and escape the past. One Story celebrates the art form of the short story and supports the writers who write them—through publication, education, and mentorship. We're thrilled to be launching our first collected anthology featuring these seven talented emerging authors. To find out more about One Story and our programs, visit www.one-story.com.

The Cutting Season

The Cutting Season
A Book

by Attica Locke

  • Publisher : Profile Books
  • Release : 2012-09-13
  • Pages : 397
  • ISBN : 1847658504
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Just after dawn, Caren inspects the grounds of Belle Vie, the historic plantation house she manages. Back at her office, the gardener calls to tell her she missed something. Something terrible. At a distance, she didn't see. A young woman lying face down in a shallow grave, her throat cut clean. So there will be police, asking questions. The family who own Belle Vie will have to be told. There's a school group on the way to visit. Where is Donovan, the member of staff no one has seen? And all the time, Caren is thinking that there are only so many keys, only so many ways in to Belle Vie with its six foot high perimeter fence. And as she lives on site with her daughter, she wonders: how much danger are they in? A thriller with as much heart as it has pace, Attica Locke combines a riveting mystery with a shattering story of how our history is never just the past.

The U.S. Military Intervention in Panama: Operation Just Cause, December 1989-January 1990

The U.S. Military Intervention in Panama: Operation Just Cause, December 1989-January 1990
A Book

by Lawrence A. Yates

  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 2014
  • Pages : 527
  • ISBN : 9876543210XXX
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Examines how American military power was employed during Operation Just Cause, including the planning process and joint efforts of the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps during major combat operations. Also details post-combat stability and nation-building operations.

Triumph of the City

Triumph of the City
How Our Greatest Invention Makes Us Richer, Smarter, Greener, Healthier, and Happier

by Edward Glaeser

  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2011-02-10
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1101475676
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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A pioneering urban economist presents a myth-shattering look at the majesty and greatness of cities America is an urban nation, yet cities get a bad rap: they're dirty, poor, unhealthy, environmentally unfriendly . . . or are they? In this revelatory book, Edward Glaeser, a leading urban economist, declares that cities are actually the healthiest, greenest, and richest (in both cultural and economic terms) places to live. He travels through history and around the globe to reveal the hidden workings of cities and how they bring out the best in humankind. Using intrepid reportage, keen analysis, and cogent argument, Glaeser makes an urgent, eloquent case for the city's importance and splendor, offering inspiring proof that the city is humanity's greatest creation and our best hope for the future. "A masterpiece."—Steven D. Levitt, coauthor of Freakonomics "Bursting with insights."—The New York Times Book Review