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By Peter Clines
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  • Publisher : Crown
  • Isbn : 193486188X
  • Pages : 432
  • Category : Fiction
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The second novel in Peter Clines' bestselling Ex series. It's been two years since the plague of ex-humans decimated mankind. Two years since the superheroes St. George, Cerberus, Zzzap, and Stealth gathered Los Angeles’s survivors behind the walls of their fortress, the Mount. Since then, the heroes have been fighting to give the Mount’s citizens hope, and something like a real life. But now supplies are growing scarce, the zombies are pressing in . . . and the heroes are wondering how much longer they can hold out. Then hope arrives in the form of a surviving US Army battalion--and not just any battalion. The men and women of the Army's Project Krypton survived the outbreak because they are super-soldiers, created before mankind's fall to be better, stronger, faster than normal humans--and their secure base in Arizona beckons as a much needed refuge for the beleaguered heroes and their charges. But a dark secret lies at the heart of Project Krypton, and those behind it wield an awesome and terrifying power.

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  • File Pdf: the-man-who-defied-gravity.pdf

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Vanessa and her cousins Luke and Daniel stare in silence at the distant sky. Something large was hovering silently in the night sky. It had blueish-green lights and barely moved as though suspended by an unseen cord. Although it was difficult to see clearly in the dark, Vanessa could make out the silhouette of a round craft about the size of large truck. It had no wings or propellers and didn’t look like anything she’d ever seen…. In this third installment of the Vanessa Mystery Series, our heroine, 14-year old Vanessa is again visiting her cousins on the family farm near Fishers, Indiana, as the summer of 1967 is winding down. There’s been a mysterious house fi re, and her cousin Luke has seen a multicolored craft hovering silently over the Indiana skies two nights in a row. Vanessa, Luke, Emma, and Daniel, along with their friend Jim, begin to investigate. Who is the unfriendly new German neighbor, Mr. Kleinschmidt? Could he be a former Nazi? Who is the bald man with the large skull tattoo seen lurking in the woods? And who vandalized their new club house down by the creek? As the kids boldly follow their instincts, each lead brings them closer and closer to a dangerous confrontation, one that endangers their lives and teaches them that people aren’t always what they seem.

All You Need Is Love

By Elizabeth COBBS HOFFMAN,Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Isbn : 0674029607
  • Pages : 336
  • Category : History
  • Reads : 463
  • File Pdf: all-you-need-is-love.pdf

Book Summary:

Traversing four decades and three continents, this story of the Peace Corps and the people and politics behind it is a fascinating look at American idealism at work amid the hard political realities of the second half of the twentieth century.

Intercultural Communication

By Ling Chen
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Isbn : 1501500066
  • Pages : 665
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Reads : 645
  • File Pdf: intercultural-communication.pdf

Book Summary:

This handbook takes a multi-disciplinary approach to offer a current state-of-art survey of intercultural communication (IC) studies. The chapters aim for conceptual comprehension, theoretical clarity and empirical understanding with good practical implications. Attention is mostly on face to face communication and networked communication facilitated by digital technologies, much less on technically reproduced mass communication. Contributions cover both cross cultural communication (implicit or explicit comparative works on communication practices across cultures) and intercultural communication (works on communication involving parties of diverse cultural backgrounds). Topics include generally histories of IC research, theoretical perspectives, non-western theories, and cultural communication; specifically communication styles, emotions, interpersonal relationships, ethnocentrism, stereotypes, cultural learning, cross cultural adaptation, and cross border messages;and particular context of conflicts, social change, aging, business, health, and new media. Although the book is prepared for graduate students and academicians, intercultural communication practitioners will also find something useful here.

Industrial Organization in Canada

By Zhiqi Chen,Marc Duhamel
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Isbn : 0773585885
  • Pages : 600
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Reads : 381
  • File Pdf: industrial-organization-in-canada.pdf

Book Summary:

Using state-of-the-art empirical techniques, contributors address the policy challenges raised by globalization, the internet and other technological advances, innovation, and the rise of security measures in response to the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Chapters are organized around five themes: recent developments and policy challenges, Canadian firms in the information age, research and development and innovation, regulation and industrial performance, and securing trade and investment opportunities. The only substantive research volume on this subject in two decades, Industrial Organization in Canada is a welcome resource for policy makers, researchers, and academics concerned with industrial policy issues in contemporary Canada. Contributors include Ajay Agrawal (University of Toronto), Doug Allen (Simon Fraser University), Werner Antweiler (University of British Columbia), John Baldwin (Statistics Canada), Zhiqi Chen (Carleton University), Jean-Étienne de Bettignies (Queen's University), Marc Duhamel (Industry Canada), James Gaisford (University of Calgary), Avi Goldfarb (University of Toronto), Wulong Gu (Statistics Canada), Kathryn Harrison (University of British Columbia), Patrick Joly (Industry Canada), William Kerr (University of Saskatchewan), Kevin Koch (PricewaterhouseCoopers), Donald G. McFetridge (Carleton University), Peter W. B. Phillips (University of Saskatchewan), Mohammed Rafiquzzaman (Industry Canada), Someshwar Rao (Institute for Research on Public Policy), Thomas W. Ross (University of British Columbia), Camille Ryan (University of Saskatchewan), Michel Sabbagh (Industry Canada), Guofu Tan (University of Southern California), Henry Thille (Guelph University), Johannes Van Biesebroeck (K.U. Leuven, Belgium), and Lasheng Yuan (University of Calgary).

Dispatches from the Frontlines

By Howard J. Wiarda
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : University Press of America
  • Isbn : 0761862773
  • Pages : 304
  • Category : Political Science
  • Reads : 360
  • File Pdf: dispatches-from-the-frontlines.pdf

Book Summary:

Dispatches from the Frontlines analyzes some of the world’s most contentious hotspots. It focuses on such compelling global issues as Third World development, the role of the state, corporatism, and foreign aid. This is a thought-provoking book for anyone interested in foreign policy, comparative politics, and international affairs.

The Asterisk

By Vern Nicholson
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Asterisk Press
  • Isbn : 1732593833
  • Pages : 259
  • Category : Sports & Recreation
  • Reads : 746
  • File Pdf: the-asterisk.pdf

Book Summary:

The NFL’s affirmative action to protect less athletic and immobile quarterbacks over decades has resulted in a ripple effect of change to every defensive position on the field. Dominant athletes have had to conform to greater subjective on-field enforcement or face massive fines. The Asterisk uses comparison analysis, player statistics, and first-hand sources to give compelling insight on the more than two decade’s worth of cheating and rule manipulation that precipitated a spillover of success for the New England Patriots in today's NFL. The Asterisk is a fact-based analysis that highlights the unscrupulous factors elevating the Patriots to so-called G.O.A.T. status: - The manipulation of rules to protect less athletic quarterbacks in the NFL for decades - Massive cheating by the patriots over the better part of a decade and the eventual cover-up - Rules that are biased against more mobile quarterbacks who are endangered on the field The Author takes you on a riveting journey on the history of the NFL and gives the reader stunning truths about the nefarious factors that has propelled the Patriots to dominance in the League.

In Fading Light

By James Leggott
  • Format : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Isbn : 1789206510
  • Pages : 268
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Reads : 409
  • File Pdf: in-fading-light.pdf

Book Summary:

For over five decades, the Newcastle-based Amber Film and Photography Collective has been a critical (if often unheralded) force within British documentary filmmaking, producing a variety of innovative works focused on working-class society. Situating their acclaimed output within wider social, political, and historical contexts, In Fading Light provides an accessible introduction to Amber’s output in both national and transnational perspectives, including experimental, low-budget documentaries in the 1970s; more prominent feature films in the 1980s; studies of post-industrial life in the 1990s; and the distinctive perils and opportunities posed by the digital era.