Keywords: cs

Black Square

Black Square


Sophie Pinkham

ISBN: 9780393247978
Year of publication: 2016

Sophie Pinkham BLACK SQUARE ADVENTURES IN POST-SOVIET UKRAINE For my friends in Ukraine and Russia, with love and gratitude. MAPS PREFACE I was seven years old when the Berlin Wall fell. Watching the news with my parents in New York, I wondered how a simple concrete barrier could be so important. Why hadnt people just climbed over it Newscasters discussed the Iron Curtain, which sounded scary, but also confusing. Didnt curtains, by definition, ripple and fold I was sixteen when NATO bombed ...

Keywords: 21st Century Europe Geopolitics Russia Social History Travel
End Game

End Game


Robert Stanek

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Robert Stanek End Game Also by Robert Stanek Ruin Mist Chronicles Dragons of the Hundred Worlds Keeper Martins Tale Kingdom Alliance Fields of Honor Mark of the Dragon Guardians of the Dragon Realms Scott Evers Thrillers The Pieces of the Puzzle The Cards in the Deck The Pawns on the Board The Players in the Game After the Machines This Mortal Coil The Secret of Us Acknowledgments I would like to thank my writing group, my editors, and my publishers for their many years of support. A writer cant ...

Keywords: Espionage Literature & Fiction Military Thriller Mystery & Thriller NSA Spies & Politics Technothriller Thriller
The Glass Castle

The Glass Castle


Jeannette Walls

ISBN: 9780743247535
Year of publication: 2005

To John, for convincing me that everyone who is interesting has a past Acknowledgments Id like to thank my brother, Brian, for standing by me when we were growing up and while I wrote this. Im also grateful to my mother for believing in art and truth and for supporting the idea of the book to my brilliant and talented older sister, Lori, for coming around to it and to my younger sister, Maureen, whom I will always love. And to my father, Rex S. Walls, for dreaming all those big dreams. Very ...

Keywords: (¯`'•.¸//(*_*)\\¸.•'´¯) Adult Children of Substance Abusers Alcohol Abuse Autobiography Biography Biography & Autobiography Case studies Childhood Memoir Children of alcoholics Children of alcoholics - United States Children of alcoholics - West Virginia - Welch Dysfunctional families Editors Entertainment & Performing Arts - Television Personalities Family & Relationships Family Development Family Relationships General Homeless persons Homeless persons - Family relationships - New York (State) - New York Jeannette Journalists Literary Nonfiction - General Poor Poor - West Virginia - Welch Poverty Poverty & Homelessness Problem families Problem families - United States Problem families - West Virginia - Welch Publishers SELF-HELP Social Science United States Walls Welch West Virginia
Ukraine: ZBIG's Grand Chess Board & How The West Was Checkmated

Ukraine: ZBIG's Grand Chess Board & How The West Was Checkmated


Kermit Heartsong
Natylie Baldwin

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Ukraine: ZBIGs Grand Chess Board How The West Was Checkmated Part I The opening repertoire beyond Conditions in the Soviet Union Reagan and Gorbachev The Failure of the Peace Dividend Zbigniew Brzeziskis Grand Chess Board The Neoconservatives The Philosophy Military Strategy The Wolfowitz Doctrine A Clean Break Robert Kagan and Victoria Nuland Responsibility to Protect Origins of R2P Libya An Abuse of R2P NATO: From Cold War to Global War NATO in the 1990s 1996 The Turning Point NATO in the ...

Keywords: Geopolitics NATO Russia Ukraine USA
Collected Fictions

Collected Fictions


Jorge Luis Borges

ISBN: 9780140286809
Year of publication: 1999

PENGUIN BOOKS COLLECTED FICTIONS Jorge Luis Borges was born in Buenos Aires in 1899 and was educated in Europe. One of the most widely acclaimed writers of our time, he published many collections of poems, essays, and short stories before his death in Geneva in June 1986. In 1961 Borges shared the International Publishers prize with Samuel Beckett. The Ingram Merrill Foundation granted him its Annual Literary Award in 1966 for his outstanding contribution to literature. In 1971 Columbia ...

Keywords: CS Fiction Short Stories ST
Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It

Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It


Dan Hampton

ISBN: 9780062688743
Year of publication: 2018

Dan Hampton Chasing the Demon: A Secret History of the Quest for the Sound Barrier, and the Band of American Aces Who Conquered It Dedication For Colonel Ken K. O. Chilstrom and his 114 fallen brothers-in-arms Prologue It looked like a crucified man. Stark and lonely, the little aircraft hung in the chill morning air of March 1, 1945, pointed skyward on a seventy-nine-foot latticed launcher. Its stubby wings, nearly twelve feet across, gave a peculiar, truncated appearance compared to the ...

Keywords: Aerodynamics Aviation Biography History Mechanics Military History Non-Fiction Science Sound Barrier Supersonic Transportation
Heart and Science: A Story of the Present Time

Heart and Science: A Story of the Present Time


Wilkie Collins

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2005

HEART AND SCIENCE A Story of the Present Time By Wilkie Collins TO SARONY OF NEW YORK ARTIST PHOTOGRAPHER, AND GOOD FRIEND I. PREFACE TO READERS IN GENERAL You are the children of Old Mother England, on both sides of the Atlantic you form the majority of buyers and borrowers of novels and you judge of works of fiction by certain inbred preferences, which but slightly influence the other great public of readers on the continent of Europe. The two qualities in fiction which hold the highest rank ...

Keywords: Courtship -- Fiction England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Guardian and ward -- Fiction Medical ethics -- Fiction Vivisection -- Fiction
The Prometheus Objective

The Prometheus Objective


David Sakmyster

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2018

David Sakmyster The Prometheus Objective The Morpheus Initiative Series The Pharos Objective The Mongol Objective The Cydonia Objective The Tesla Objective Also By David Sakmyster: Jurassic Dead three novels Blindspots Escape Plans Final Solstice N.D.E. Crescent Lake Silver and Gold Twilight of the Fifth Sun Second Coming Returning Character List Caleb Crowe Current leader of the Morpheus Initiative now merged with the government black-ops Stargate Program. Reluctant psychic and former ...

Keywords: Adventure Historical Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Paranormal Psychics Supernatural Suspense Thriller Thrillers Thrillers & Suspense
Warrior

Warrior


Matt Rogers

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2017

Matt Rogers Warrior In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity. Sun Tzu 1 July 8, 2007 Port of Mogadishu Somalia Abdullahi stepped out of the inspection sheds shadow, offering himself to the relentless heat of the Somali sunshine. He had been a dock worker for eight years now. The constant exposure to the elements had hardened his skin to the point where little affected him hours under the cloudless sky were routine, as was the exertion and strain that came with handling the heavy ...

Keywords: Assassinations Crime Military Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Pulp Spies & Politics Thriller Thrillers & Suspense Vigilante Justice
Isolated

Isolated


Matt Rogers

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2016

Matt Rogers Isolated Man is the cruelest animal. Friedrich Nietzsche PROLOGUE Officer William Brandt of the Jameson Police Department unlocked his front door and stepped into a cozy living room furnished with a plain couch, a small flat-screen television and a glass coffee table. Ordinarily at the end of the work day he would relish the peace and quiet of the evenings final hours. Then he would head to bed, alone. Just as he had for the last year, ever since he and Georgia had parted ways. ...

Keywords: Assassinations Crime Military Mystery; Thriller & Suspense Pulp Spies & Politics Suspense Thriller Thrillers & Suspense Vigilante Justice
The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America

The Road to Unfreedom: Russia, Europe, America


Timothy Snyder

ISBN: 0525574468
Year of publication: 2018

Copyright 2018 by Timothy Snyder All rights reserved. Published in the United States by Tim Duggan Books, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC, New York. crownpublishing.com TIM DUGGAN BOOKS and the Crown colophon are trademarks of Penguin Random House LLC. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data is available upon request. Hardcover ISBN9780525574460 Ebook ISBN9780525574484 International Edition ISBN9780525575405 Cover design by Christopher ...

Keywords: Comparative Politics History & Theory International Relations Political Science
The Epigenetics Revolution

The Epigenetics Revolution


Nessa Carey

ISBN: 9781848312920
Year of publication: 2011

Nessa Carey The Epigenetics Revolution For Abi Reynolds, who reprogrammed my life And in memory of Sean Carey, 1925 to 2011 Acknowledgements Over the last few years Ive had the privilege of working with some truly amazing scientists. There are too many to name here but special acknowledgements must go to Michelle Barton, Stephan Beck, Mark Bedford, Shelley Berger, Adrian Bird, Chris Boshoff, Sharon Dent, Didier Devys, Luciano Di Croce, Anne Ferguson-Smith, Jean-Pierre Issa, Peter Jones, Bob ...

Keywords: anthropology evolutionary biology genetics popular science
The Epigenetics Revolution

The Epigenetics Revolution


Nessa Carey

ISBN: 9781848312920
Year of publication: 2011

Nessa Carey The Epigenetics Revolution For Abi Reynolds, who reprogrammed my life And in memory of Sean Carey, 1925 to 2011 Acknowledgements Over the last few years Ive had the privilege of working with some truly amazing scientists. There are too many to name here but special acknowledgements must go to Michelle Barton, Stephan Beck, Mark Bedford, Shelley Berger, Adrian Bird, Chris Boshoff, Sharon Dent, Didier Devys, Luciano Di Croce, Anne Ferguson-Smith, Jean-Pierre Issa, Peter Jones, Bob ...

Keywords: anthropology evolutionary biology genetics popular science
I, Said the Spy

I, Said the Spy


Derek Lambert

ISBN: 9780008268404
Year of publication: 2017

Derek Lambert I, SAID THE SPY For my not-so-grey eminence Desmond Elliott The world is governed by very different personages from what is imagined by those who are not behind the scenes. Benjamin Disraeli Bilderberg is the most top-secret conference in the world. Most people know nothing of its existence. The few who do know little more than that Bilderberg, held each year, is attended by one hundred or so of the richest and most powerful people in the western world, whose decisions determine ...

Keywords: Action and Adventure Classics Crime
Londongrad

Londongrad


Mark Hollingsworth
Stewart Lansley

ISBN: 9780007287147
Year of publication: 2016

Mark Hollingsworth and Stewart Lansley LONDONGRAD FROM RUSSIA WITH CASH THE INSIDE STORY OF THE OLIGARCHS There are no barriers to a rich man - Russian proverb CHAPTER 1 The Man Who Knew Too Much I have dug myself into a hole and I am in too deep. I am not sure that I can dig myself out - STEPHEN CURTIS, January 2004 6.56 P.M., WEDNESDAY, 3 MARCH 2004. A brand-new white six-seater .5-million Agusta A109E helicopter lands under an overcast sky at Battersea heliport in south-west London. Waiting ...

Keywords: business and economics international

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