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Double Take

By Catherine Coulter
  • ISBN Code: : 1440631182
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
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FBI agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock are joined by one of their own and a Virginia sheriff in an extraordinary case that immerses them in the world of psychic visions, mind benders, and communications with the dead It's been more than six months since her husband's brutal death, and Julia Ransom is just beginning to breathe again. She loved her husband, renowned psychic August Ransom, but the media frenzy that followed his murder sapped what little strength she had left. Now, after dinner with friends, strolling along San Francisco's Pier 39, she realizes that she's happy. Standing at the railing, she savors the sounds around her-tourists, seals on a barge-and for a moment enjoys the sheer normalcy of it all. And then it comes to an end. Out of nowhere she's approached by a respectable-looking man who distracts her with conversation before violently attacking her and throwing her the railing. If it hadn't been for Special Agent Cheney Stone, out to stretch his legs between courses at a local restaurant, Julia would have vanished into the bay's murky depths. Not only does he save her from a watery grave, but he senses a connection between her assault and her husband's death, and sets out to serve as her protector while reopening August Ransom's murder investigation. Meanwhile, in Maestro, Virginia, Sheriff Dixon Noble-last seen in Point Blank-still mourns his wife, Christie, who vanished hree years earlier. His life, too, is just getting back to normal when he learns of a San Francisco woman named Charlotte Pallack, whose shocking resemblance to Christie sends Dix across the country. Though he knows in his heart that she can't possibly be his wife, Dix is compelled to see her with his own eyes. Once in San Francisco, Dix and Cheney's paths inevitably cross. With the help of agents Dillon Savich and Lacey Sherlock, whose San Francisco connections prove essential in unlocking the mystery behind Charlotte Pallack's identity as well as the forces behind Julia Ransom's attempted murder, Sheriff Noble and Agent Stone push deep into a complex world of psychics and poseurs. As the stakes and the body count rise, Savich, Sherlock, Dix, and Cheney fight for answers-and their lives.

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  • Pdf File: iphones-x-android.pdf

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特色:以智能手機及平板電腦生活應用和玩樂為宗旨,專注發掘各種秘技突破,不斷評測、推介各類好玩實用Apps,並附有週邊產品介紹。

Geographies of Mobilities: Practices, Spaces, Subjects

By Tim Cresswell
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1317129164
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 832
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Over the past fifteen years or so, there has been a widespread and increasing fascination with the theme of mobility across the social sciences and humanities. Of course, geographers have always had an interest in mobility, but as yet they have not viewed this in the same 'mobility turn' as in other disciplines where it has been used to critique the standard approaches to the subjects. This text brings together leading academics to provide a revitalised 'geography of mobilities' informed by this wider 'mobility turn'. It makes connections between the seemingly disparate sub-disciplinary worlds of migration, transport and tourism, suggesting that each has much to learn from each other through the ontological and epistemological concern for mobility.

Inner Monologue in Acting

By R. Roznowski
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 1137354291
  • Total of Pages : 223
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 570
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What should an actor be thinking onstage? This overlooked, important question is the crux of this new book that combines psychological theory, numerous practical exercises, and a thorough and wide-reaching examination of inner monologue in various forms including film, musical theatre, and comedy.

How To Read A Poem

By Edward Hirsch
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0547543727
  • Total of Pages : 384
  • Category : Literary Criticism
  • Members : 711
  • Pdf File: how-to-read-a-poem.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A masterful work by a master poet, this brilliant summation of poetry and human nature will speak to all readers who long to place poetry in their lives. How to Read a Poem is an unprecedented exploration of poetry and feeling. In language at once acute and emotional, National Book Critics Circle award-winning distinguished poet and critic Edward Hirsch describes why poetry matters and how we can open up our imaginations so that its message can make a difference. In a marvelous reading of verse from around the world, including work by Pablo Neruda, Elizabeth Bishop, Wallace Stevens, and Sylvia Plath, among many others, Hirsch discovers the true meaning of their words and ideas and brings their sublime message home into our hearts. "The answer Hirsch gives to the question of how to read as poem is: Ecstatically."—Boston Book Review

This is Not a Remix

By Margie Borschke
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  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Book Code : 1501318934
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 723
  • Pdf File: this-is-not-a-remix.pdf

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Widespread distribution of recorded music via digital networks affects more than just business models and marketing strategies; it also alters the way we understand recordings, scenes and histories of popular music culture. This Is Not a Remix uncovers the analog roots of digital practices and brings the long history of copies and piracy into contact with contemporary controversies about the reproduction, use and circulation of recordings on the internet. Borschke examines the innovations that have sprung from the use of recording formats in grassroots music scenes, from the vinyl, tape and acetate that early disco DJs used to create remixes to the mp3 blogs and vinyl revivalists of the 21st century. This is Not A Remix challenges claims that 'remix culture' is a substantially new set of innovations and highlights the continuities and contradictions of the Internet era. Through an historical focus on copy as a property and practice, This Is Not a Remix focuses on questions about the materiality of media, its use and the aesthetic dimensions of reproduction and circulation in digital networks. Through a close look at sometimes illicit forms of composition-including remixes, edits, mashup, bootlegs and playlists-Borschke ponders how and why ideals of authenticity persist in networked cultures where copies and copying are ubiquitous and seemingly at odds with romantic constructions of authorship. By teasing out unspoken assumptions about media and culture, this book offers fresh perspectives on the cultural politics of intellectual property in the digital era and poses questions about the promises, possibilities and challenges of network visibility and mobility.

Video Art Theory

By Helen Westgeest
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 1118475380
  • Total of Pages : 224
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 441
  • Pdf File: video-art-theory.pdf

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Video Art Theory: A Comparative Approach demonstrates howvideo art functions on the basis of a comparative media approach,providing a crucial understanding of video as a medium incontemporary art and of the visual mediations we encounter in dailylife. A critical investigation of the visual media and selected videoartworks which contributes to the understanding of video as amedium in contemporary art The only study specifically devoted to theorizing the medium ofvideo from the perspective of prominent characteristics whichresult from how video works deal with time, space, representation,and narrative The text has emerged out of the author’s own lectures andseminars on video art Offers a comparative approach which students find especiallyuseful, offering new perspectives