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Broken Ties

By Penny Tawret
  • ISBN Code: : 2765929122
  • Publisher : Hippo Productions
  • Pages : 24
  • Category : Fiction
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Donna Linton and Detective Leslie Thompson take a rather unexpected and sickening punch to their gut as one of their closest and dearest companions now departs, leaving the whole rest of the group in a state of turmoil and remorse in what they thought would at least be step one to a feeling of well earned accomplishment after reclaiming one of their old timey hangout spots and rather famous landmarks around the city.

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This in-depth biography of Italian intellectual Antonio Gramsci casts new light on his life and writing, emphasizing his unflagging spirit, even in the many years he spent in prison. One of the most influential political thinkers of the twentieth century, Antonio Gramsci (1891–1937) has left an indelible mark on philosophy and critical theory. His innovative work on history, society, power, and the state has influenced several generations of readers and political activists, and even shaped important developments in postcolonial thought. But Gramsci’s thinking is scattered across the thousands of notebook pages he wrote while he was imprisoned by Italy’s fascist government from 1926 until shortly before his death. To guide readers through Gramsci’s life and works, historian Jean-Yves Frétigné offers To Live Is to Resist, an accessible, compelling, and deeply researched portrait of an extraordinary figure. Throughout the book, Frétigné emphasizes Gramsci’s quiet heroism and his unwavering commitment to political practice and resistance. Most powerfully, he shows how Gramsci never surrendered, even in conditions that stripped him of all power—except, of course, the power to think.

Prison Education and Desistance

By Geraldine Cleere
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1000332764
  • Total of Pages : 280
  • Category : Education
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This book explores prisoners’ experiences of prison education and investigates whether participation in prison education contributes to an offender’s ability to desist from crime and increases social capital levels. While the link between prison education and reduced rates of recidivism is well established through research, far less is known about the relationship between prison education and desistance. The book demonstrates how prisoners experience many benefits from participating in prison education, including increased confidence, self-control and agency, along with various other cognitive changes. In addition, the book examines prisoners’ accounts that provide evidence of strong connections between prison education and the formation of pro-social bonds which have been shown to play a role in the desistance process. It also highlights the links between prison education and social capital, and the existence of a form of prison-based social capital arising from the prison culture. Written in a clear and direct style, this book will appeal to those engaged in criminology, sociology, penology, desistance, rehabilitation, the sociology of education and all those interested in learning more about the positive impact of prison education on prisoners.

The Last African Amerik.K.K.An Slave

By Bryant G. Parrish
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  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 9781469773643
  • Total of Pages : 564
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
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From the time of his birth in California in 1972 to the present, author Bryant G. Parrish has experienced an eventful and colorful life. In this memoir, he narrates the many details of an existence marked by racial prejudice and discrimination. In The Last African Amerik.k.k.an Slave, Parrish shares events from his childhood when he was the only black child in his California neighborhood, coming of age in his sexuality, being charged with his first felony at age fourteen, earning money both legally and illegally, and spending time in prison. But more than a recollection of the highlights of his life, The Last African Amerik.k.k.an Slave addresses how Parrish believes the Ku Klux Klan, to this day, keeps a stronghold over the country by carrying out white power propaganda through the American judicial system. Parrish contends that everyone in that system from the court appointed public defenders to the judges to the Department of Correctionscarries out an agenda against people of color, and he offers his firsthand experiences as examples.

Harlequin Love Inspired Suspense September 2020 - Box Set 2 of 2

By Elizabeth Goddard,Karen Kirst,Stephanie M. Gammon
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1488061742
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
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Love Inspired Suspense brings you three new titles at a great value, available now! Enjoy these suspenseful romances of danger and faith. This box set includes: COVERT COVER-UP (A Mount Shasta Secrets novel) By Elizabeth Goddard Private investigator Katelyn Bradley doesn’t expect to find anything amiss when she checks on a neighbor after a lurker is spotted near his house—until she foils a burglary. Now she and single father Beck Goodwin are in someone’s crosshairs…and discovering what the intruder was after is the only way to survive. FORGOTTEN SECRETS By Karen Kirst Left with amnesia after he was attacked and the woman with him abducted, Gray Michaelson has no clue why he’s in North Carolina. But working with US marine sergeant Cat Baker, who witnessed the abduction, he plans to find the truth…especially since the kidnappers have switched their focus to Cat. TREACHEROUS MOUNTAIN INVESTIGATION By Stephanie M. Gammon Years ago, Elizabeth Hart took down a human trafficking ring with a single blog post—and now someone’s looking for revenge. But her ex-fiancé, Officer Riggen Price, won’t let anyone hurt her…or the son he never knew he had. Can they face down her past for a second chance at a future together? For more stories filled with danger and romance, look for Love Inspired Suspense September 2020 Box Set—1 of 2

Mountain Standoff

By Victoria Austin,Terri Reed
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 0369700791
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  • Category : Fiction
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Nowhere to run. Nowhere to hide. Rocky Mountain Showdown by Victoria Austin Trapped between a raging forest fire and an army of gunmen, Laura Donovan and her daughter must rely on her knowledge of the mountain to get to safety. But without park ranger Seth Callahan’s help, they might not make it. And though trust comes hard for Laura, she has no doubt the wounded warrior will sacrifice everything to keep them alive. Buried Mountain Secrets by Terri Reed Desperate to find her missing teenage brother, Maya Gallo ventures into the Colorado Rockies expecting rough terrain—not deadly treasure hunters. But when she’s caught in their crosshairs, ruggedly handsome mounted patrolman Alex Trevino comes to her aid. The deputy sheriff knows what these bandits are capable of, so getting Maya—and her brother—home safely may be his hardest mission yet.

Menials

By Kristina Booker
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  • Publisher : Bucknell University Press
  • Book Code : 1611488648
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Literary Collections
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Menials explores major changes in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British culture and society by examining how writers used representations of domestic servants to characterize and observe those changes. This book contextualizes fiction with economic theory and conduct texts, periodicals, and estate papers to demonstrate how “the servant problem” enabled Britons to work through a larger crisis in the representation of social and national subjectivity.

Treacherous Mountain Investigation

By Stephanie M. Gammon
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1488061386
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
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A journalist’s job could get her killed… Years ago, Elizabeth Hart took down a human trafficking ring in the Rocky Mountains with a single blog post—and now someone wants revenge. But her ex-fiancé, Officer Riggen Price, won’t let anyone hurt her or his newly discovered son. With the threats only escalating, can Liz trust the man who broke her heart…and live to give their family a second chance?

Everglades Escape

By Kathleen Tailer
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Book Code : 1488061378
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Fiction
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Pursued by a drug ring, she depends on a stranger to survive. US marshal Whitney Johnson’s peaceful vacation explodes when drug dealers interrupt her wildlife tour and she overhears information that could destroy their operation. After a daring escape, she washes up on a remote island. Reclusive scientist Theo Roberts didn’t expect danger on his doorstep, but he’ll help Whitney face it. With killers edging closer, will a route through the Everglades lead to safety—or end their lives?