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Deception People

By Réal Laplaine
  • ISBN Code: : 1471760960
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
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According to research on the subject of Out-Of-Body-Experiences, or OOBE, roughly 10% of the population have experienced at least one time in their lives where they felt separated from their body, not as imagination, but in fact, sensing an existential separation. Troy Evans, a graphics designer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, has been experiencing OOBE since he was ten. Falling from a tree and nearly cracking his skull, Troy had his first OOB. Over the years to come, he honed the skill, learning to leave and return to his body at will. One day, he happens upon a secretive meeting in a hotel thousands of miles away, where senior officials of the U.S. government, military and private military contractors are planning a domestic attack on America – one that will make 9/11 look like a walk in the park. Troy attempts to expose the plot to Homeland Security, but his report flags those involved in the cabal, and he suddenly finds himself arrested under trumped up charges and incarcerated as mentally dangerous to the welfare of others. As the clock ticks down, Troy tries to convince his therapist that he is not mentally ill or hallucinating, and eventually, she agrees and helps him escape the mental facility. What ensues is a thrill ride, as Troy and Melanie run for their lives, hunted down by the intelligence and surveillance network of the very nation they are trying to save, desperately trying to find someone who will believe them before it is too late. "Riveting from beginning to end, make sure you set aside a weekend once you start reading.” Eric Richard Dallaire, author "Deception People. Telling the truth can be fatal, is the first of a series of books that is a well written, intriguing, action-packed thriller with a supernatural twist that I thoroughly enjoyed. If you like Patriot Games and The Bourne Identity, I recommend this book." "The Deception People is a well written novel that is nerve-wrackingly real, and suspenseful." "An Intelligent and Thoughtful Roller Coaster Ride with a Rare Twist..." "Réal has again created a thriller you don't want to put down until the end."

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  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 547
  • Pdf File: the-american-road-trip-and-american-political-thought.pdf

Book Short Summary:

It’s hard to imagine the American dream without American road trips. This book takes readers on a journey through American road trip stories, revealing that they involve more than mere escapism—that they are an important and long-neglected source of American political thought.

Our Lives Before the Law

By Judith A. Baer
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  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Book Code : 1400823331
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : Law
  • Members : 315
  • Pdf File: our-lives-before-the-law.pdf

Book Short Summary:

According to Judith Baer, feminist legal scholarship today does not effectively address the harsh realities of women's lives. Feminists have marginalized themselves, she argues, by withdrawing from mainstream intellectual discourse. In Our Lives Before the Law, Baer thus presents the framework for a new feminist jurisprudence--one that would return feminism to relevance by connecting it in fresh and creative ways with liberalism. Baer starts from the traditional feminist premise that the legal system has a male bias and must do more to help women combat violence and overcome political, economic, and social disadvantages. She argues, however, that feminist scholarship has over-corrected for this bias. By emphasizing the ways in which the system fails women, feminists have lost sight of how it can be used to promote women's interests and have made it easy for conventional scholars to ignore legitimate feminist concerns. In particular, feminists have wrongly linked the genuine flaws of conventional legal theory to its basis in liberalism, arguing that liberalism focuses too heavily on individual freedom and not enough on individual responsibility. In fact, Baer contends, liberalism rests on a presumption of personal responsibility and can be used as a powerful intellectual foundation for holding men and male institutions more accountable for their actions. The traditional feminist approach, Baer writes, has led to endless debates about such abstract matters as character differences between men and women, and has failed to deal sufficiently with concrete problems with the legal system. She thus constructs a new feminist interpretation of three central components of conventional theory--equality, rights, and responsibility--through analysis of such pressing legal issues as constitutional interpretation, reproductive choice, and fetal protection. Baer concludes by presenting the outline of what she calls "feminist post-liberalism": an approach to jurisprudence that not only values individual freedoms but also recognizes our responsibility for addressing individuals' needs, however different those may be for men and women. Powerfully and passionately written, Our Lives Before the Law will have a major impact on the future course of feminist legal scholarship.


By Benjamin T. Hoak
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1681461129
  • Total of Pages : 143
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 277
  • Pdf File: jacob.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Struggle is a constant theme of Jacob's life, but he survives and learns to live according to the promises God has given to him. As Jacob learns to channel his energies toward what God wants for him rather than what he wants for himself, God blesses him in an earthly manner. Jacob becomes wealthy beyond the dreams of most people, with flocks and herds beyond measure. But Jacob's story is not just about one man; it is also about his children and their descendants, who produce a great nation called Israel.

Uncle John's All-Purpose Extra Strength Bathroom Reader

By Bathroom Readers' Institute
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1607106655
  • Total of Pages : 504
  • Category : Humor
  • Members : 539
  • Pdf File: uncle-john-s-all-purpose-extra-strength-bathroom-reader.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Why is our lucky 13th edition All-Purpose? Uncle John himself explains: “You can read this Bathroom Reader anywhere—in the obvious spot, in bed or, heck, by the pool or at work.” Why Extra-Strength? “Because of the mountains of research gathered, you can guess where, by our crackpot…I mean hotshot…staff.” Yes, APES (as we affectionately call it at the BRI) is filled to the rim with more than 500 pages of amazing facts, quotes, history, myths, brain teasers, origins, celebrity gossip, and our powerful brand of “uncanny” humor. Here are 13 reasons to read this book: 1. Triskaidekaphobia, the fear of ten plus three 2. Military surplus: The story of carrot cake 3. The real-life inspiration behind Dracula 4. Going Ape: The history of Tarzan 5. People who married themselves 6. Politically incorrect toothpaste 7. Legendary business blunders 8. Hollywood’s biggest bombs 9. Wide world of weird sports 10. Dog food for thought 11. The birth of the CD 12. Dumb criminals 13. Zappa’s Law And much, much more!

The Kiss of Deception

By Mary E. Pearson
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  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Book Code : 162779218X
  • Total of Pages : 496
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 285
  • Pdf File: the-kiss-of-deception.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In a society steeped in tradition, Princess Lia's life follows a preordained course. As First Daughter, she is expected to have the revered gift of sight—but she doesn't—and she knows her parents are perpetrating a sham when they arrange her marriage to secure an alliance with a neighboring kingdom—to a prince she has never met. On the morning of her wedding, Lia flees to a distant village. She settles into a new life, hopeful when two mysterious and handsome strangers arrive—and unaware that one is the jilted prince and the other an assassin sent to kill her. Deception abounds, and Lia finds herself on the brink of unlocking perilous secrets—even as she finds herself falling in love. The Kiss of Deception is the first book in Mary E. Pearson's Remnant Chronicles.

The Invisible Art of Film Music

By Laurence E. MacDonald
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  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Book Code : 1461673046
  • Total of Pages : 431
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 129
  • Pdf File: the-invisible-art-of-film-music.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A comprehensive introduction to film music for the general student, the film historian, and the aspiring cinematographer. It is a historically structured account of the evolution of music in films. The book is arranged as a chronological survey and includes biographical sketches on many important film composers in addition to the development of the films themselves.

Abraham and Sarah

By Denise-Renee Barbaret
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1681461080
  • Total of Pages : 120
  • Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Members : 754
  • Pdf File: abraham-and-sarah.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The lives of Abraham and Sarah provide one of the Bible's greatest examples of faith. At an advanced age, Abraham and Sarah left their comfortable home to venture into an unknown land, trusting in God's promise that He would protect and bless them. Their faith is rewarded, as God enriches Abraham and Sarah during their travels. More importantly, God grants Abraham and Sarah a son, Isaac, whose descendants will establish two of the world's major religions, Judaism and Christianity.

The Glass Castle

By Jeannette Walls
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1416550607
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 701
  • Pdf File: the-glass-castle.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Now a major motion picture from Lionsgate starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts. MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS ON THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER LIST The perennially bestselling, extraordinary, one-of-a-kind, “nothing short of spectacular” (Entertainment Weekly) memoir from one of the world’s most gifted storytellers. The Glass Castle is a remarkable memoir of resilience and redemption, and a revelatory look into a family at once deeply dysfunctional and uniquely vibrant. When sober, Jeannette’s brilliant and charismatic father captured his children’s imagination, teaching them physics, geology, and how to embrace life fearlessly. But when he drank, he was dishonest and destructive. Her mother was a free spirit who abhorred the idea of domesticity and didn’t want the responsibility of raising a family. The Walls children learned to take care of themselves. They fed, clothed, and protected one another, and eventually found their way to New York. Their parents followed them, choosing to be homeless even as their children prospered. The Glass Castle is truly astonishing—a memoir permeated by the intense love of a peculiar but loyal family.

Mother with Child

By Kathryn Allen Rabuzzi
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  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Book Code : 0253115760
  • Total of Pages : 192
  • Category : Family & Relationships
  • Members : 600
  • Pdf File: mother-with-child.pdf

Book Short Summary:

“Rabuzzi rejects the status quo, presenting viable, often spiritual, alternatives to prevailing high-tech, patriarchal models of childbirth” (Booklist). Rabuzzi, author of The Sacred and the Feminine and Motherself, contends that childbearing has been denigrated, denied, and devalued. This book is intended to help women rename, re-ritualize, reinterpret, and reframe childbearing for themselves and their partners. “A lovely book. . . . It is a book for anyone wishing to reexamine and reclaim birth’s potential for sacredness.” —Robbie Davis-Floyd, author of Birth as an American Rite of Passage “Excellent.” —The Reader’s Review