Keywords: social science

Mind Games with a Serial Killer

Mind Games with a Serial Killer


Brian Alan Lane

ISBN:
Year of publication: 2015

Brian Alan Lane MIND GAMES WITH A SERIAL KILLER With thanks for the support of my friends, family, everyone at Dove Books, and that great editor and gifted writer, Lee Montgomery, who did the unthinkable and went out on a limb for me. B.A.L. About the Book When it was first released, Brian Alan Lanes genre-bending bestseller Mind Games With a Serial Killer was simultaneously hailed and reviled. Some readers wrote that the book was personally important and life-changing, others that it was the ...

Keywords: cannibalism Crime & Criminals Criminal minds Criminology homicide Murder & Mayhem serial killer Social Sciences True Crime
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
Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition

Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition


Owen Beattie
John Grigsby Geiger

ISBN: 9781408840849
Year of publication: 2012

Owen Beattie and John Geiger FROZEN IN TIME THE FATE OF THE FRANKLIN EXPEDITION For Shirley F. Keen.J.G. For my first grandchild, A kasha a.k.a. PumpyO.B. Map Introduction Frozen in time is one of those books that, having once entered our imaginations, refuse to go away. As Ive been writing this introduction, Ive described the project to several people. Frozen in Time, I say. They look blank. The one with the picture of the Frozen Franklin on the front, I say. Oh yes. That one, they say. I read ...

Keywords: Archaeology Social Science
Roots: The Saga of an American Family

Roots: The Saga of an American Family


Alex Haley

ISBN: 9781593154493
Year of publication: 2007

AlexHaley Roots: The Saga of an American Family Publishers Statement One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadnt been seen since the publication of Uncle Toms Cabin. The book sold over one million copies in the first year, and the miniseries was watched by an astonishing 130 million people. It also won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. ...

Keywords: African American families African American Studies African Americans Alex Alex - Family Biography Biography & Autobiography Cultural Heritage Ethnic Studies Fiction General Haley Haley family Kinte family Romance Social Science
What Soldiers Do

What Soldiers Do


Mary Louise Roberts

ISBN: 9780226923093
Year of publication: 2013

Mary Louise Roberts WHAT SOLDIERS DO Sex and the American GI in World War II France Dedicated in loving memory to my parents EMMIE ROBERTS AND JAMES H. ROBERTS Map of Normandy and Brittany Acknowledgments It gives me great pleasure to thank the many sources of funding I received to research and write this book. I am grateful to the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for making possible a research leave during the academic year 20078. The Institute for Research in the Humanities at the ...

Keywords: Counseling Europe France Gender Studies Medical Books Military Politics Psychology Sexuality Social History Social Sciences United States World War II
The Soviet Century

The Soviet Century


Moshe Lewin

ISBN: 9781784780661
Year of publication: 2016

Moshe Lewin THE SOVIET CENTURY Edited by Gregory Elliott PREFACE The Soviet Union is no more. As some like to put it, Its history meaning Forget all that. Politicians, academics and the media elaborate on this formula in accordance with their specific interests and perspectives. But the term history is rich in meanings and the Soviet era is still recent history. Even if their numbers are declining, the majority of the populations of Russia and the other republics of the ex-Soviet Union were ...

Keywords: 20th Century Communism Europe Ideologies and Doctrines International and World Politics Politics and Government Politics and Social Sciences Radicalism Russia Russian and Former Soviet Union Socialism
White Lies

White Lies


Witi Ihimaera

ISBN: 9781775533078
Year of publication: 2013

White Lies The Novella by Witi Ihimaera For John Barnett, who persists in putting New Zealand stories on screen. WITI IHIMAERA Introduction In 2007, I received a call from Rosa Bosch, a friend of mine in London. Rosa, an effervescent, incredibly well-connected film sales agent, had worked with us in bringing Whale Rider to the international market. Her expertise in the HispanicLatin American market is legendary. She knows every player and all the talent new and established. She told me that a ...

Keywords: Arts & Photography Contemporary Contemporary Fiction Genre Fiction Health; Fitness & Dieting Historical Historical Fiction Humor & Entertainment Literature & Fiction Movies Performing Arts Personal Health Politics & Social Sciences Screenplays Women's Fiction Women's Health Women's Studies
The Slave Soul of Russia

The Slave Soul of Russia


Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

ISBN: 9780814774588
Year of publication: 1995

Daniel Rancour-Laferriere THE SLAVE SOUL OF RUSSIA MORAL MASOCHISM AND THE CULT OF SUFFERING Господи помилуй, как мучительно трудно быть русским Ибо ни один народ не чувствует столь глубоко тяги земной и нет на земле бльших рабов божьих, чем мы, Русь. Lord have mercy, how agonizingly difficult it is to be Russian For there is no other people which feels the earths pull so profoundly, and there are no greater slaves of God on this earth than we, Rus. Maksim Gorkii Acknowledgments This book owes ...

Keywords: Ethnic Studies Europe History Psychology Psychopathology Russia and the Former Soviet Union Social Science World
The Gender Creative Child

The Gender Creative Child


Diane Ehrensaft
Norman Spack

ISBN: 9781615193073
Year of publication: 2016

Diane Ehrensaft, PhD THE GENDER CREATIVE CHILD PATHWAYS FOR NURTURING AND SUPPORTING CHILDREN WHO LIVE OUTSIDE GENDER BOXES To my beloved parents, Edith Ehrensaft and Morris Ehrensaft, ninety-six and ninety-eight years old, and still going strong Foreword by Norman Spack, MD In 1985, WHEN I ran an adolescent medicine practice, a colleague asked me to provide testosterone treatment for a recent college graduate, my first transgender patient. Although the patient had been born anatomically female ...

Keywords: Bisexual Child Psychology Demographics Gay Gender Studies Lesbian LGBT Studies Medical Books Parenting Pederasty Politics and Social Sciences Psychology and Counseling Transgender
Russia at the Barricades

Russia at the Barricades


Victoria E Bonnell
Terry L Cooper
Gregory Freidin

ISBN: 9781563242717
Year of publication: 2015

RUSSIA AT THE BARRICADES EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS OF THE AUGUST 1991 COUP Edited by Victoria E. Bonnell, Ann Cooper, and Gregory Freidin To our children, Anna Freidin and Tom Keller Map of Central Moscow List of Photographs Erecting a barricade near the White House Civilians rush to form a human chain against approaching tanks on Kalinin Prospect A civilian appeals to a soldier near the White House Tanks lined up on Kutuzov Prospect Women hauling debris to build a barricade as tanks approach the ...

Keywords: Ethnic Studies Europe Political Science Social Science
Crippled America

Crippled America


Donald J Trump

ISBN: 9781501137969
Year of publication: 2015

Donald J. Trump CRIPPLED AMERICA How to Make America Great Again This book is dedicated to my parents, Mary and Fred C. Trump, and my brothers and sistersMaryanne, Robert, Elizabeth, and Fred. Also, my wonderful wife, Melania, and my incredibly supportive children, Don Jr., Ivanka, Eric, Tiffany, and Barron. And importantly, to the people who are ready to Make America Great Again PREFACE YOU GOTTA BELIEVE SOME READERS MAY BE wondering why the picture we used on the cover of this book is so angry ...

Keywords: Federal Government Ideologies and Doctrines Leaders and Notable People Politics and Social Sciences United States
Winter Is Coming

Winter Is Coming


Garry Kasparov
Mig Greengard

ISBN: 9781610396202
Year of publication: 2015

Garry Kasparov WINTER IS COMING Why Vladimir Putin and the Enemies of the Free World Must Be Stopped To the memory of Boris Nemtsov and to every person in the world battling for freedom and democracy as he did every day. -GARRY KASPAROV To Zoe, who makes it all possible, and to Cleo and Rafa, who make it all worth it. -MIG GREENGARD INTRODUCTION On August 19, 1991, CNN was providing nonstop live coverage of an attempted coup against Soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev. Allied with the KGB, ...

Keywords: Europe Former Soviet Union Government History International and World Politics National and International Security Political Freedom Politics Russia Social Sciences
The War Against Putin

The War Against Putin


Marcus S King

ISBN: 9781500316266
Year of publication: 2014

M. S. King THE WAR AGAINST PUTIN What the Government-Media Complex Isnt Telling You About Russia INTRODUCTION As of the date of this publication April 2014, a Google Search for the term Putin thug yields an astonishing 850,000 results about the same as for Putin murderer. Coming in at about 500,000 results is Putin tyrant. Even the whimsical Putin the Terrible is pushing 100,000. Most of these negative results source back to some bloviating American politician, commentator, editorial writer or ...

Keywords: Europe European History International and World Politics Politics and Government Politics and Social Sciences
The Reluctant Fundamentalist

The Reluctant Fundamentalist


Mohsin Hamid

ISBN: 9780156034029
Year of publication: 2007

The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid Chapter 1 EXCUSE ME, SIR, but may I be of assistance Ah, I see I have alarmed you. Do not be frightened by my beard: I am a lover of America. I noticed that you were looking for something more than looking, in fact you seemed to be on a mission, and since I am both a native of this city and a speaker of your language, I thought I might offer you my services. How did I know you were American No, not by the color of your skin we have a range of ...

Keywords: & contemporary Discrimination Fiction General Historical Pakistani Americans Political Psychological Psychological Fiction Race Discrimination Race Relations Romance self-perception Social Science
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother


Amy Chua

ISBN: 9781594202841
Year of publication: 2011

Battle hymn of the tiger mother by Amy Chua For Sophia and Louisa And for Katrin Table of Contents Title Page Copyright Page Dedication Part One Chapter 1 The Chinese Mother Chapter 2 Sophia Chapter 3 Louisa Chapter 4 The Chuas Chapter 5 On Generational Decline Chapter 6 The Virtuous Circle Chapter 7 Tiger Luck Chapter 8 Lulus Instrument Chapter 9 The Violin Chapter 10 Teeth Marks and Bubbles Chapter 11 The Little White Donkey Chapter 12 The Cadenza Part Two Chapter 13 Coco Chapter ...

Keywords: !done! & Asian American Studies Autobiography Biography Biography China Chinese American women Chua; Amy Cultural Heritage Ethnic Studies General mothers Mothers - United States Mothers and Daughters Mothers and daughters - China Mothers and daughters - United States Personal Memoirs Social Science United States

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