At Your Own Risk

A Saint's Testament

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Author: Derek Jarman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473559022

Category: Art

Page: 176

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Spanning his entire life and divided into decades from the forties to the nineties, this book brings together Jarman's poetry, prose, memoirs, photographs and film transcripts and includes newspaper extracts on aspects of gay culture. The result is a rounded portrait of homosexuality through the twentieth century seen through a fiercely personal perspective. At Your Own Risk is angry, entertaining and humane, both a powerful argument against homophobia and a wild celebration of an individual's sexuality and freedom.

Enter at Your Own Risk!

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Author: Timothy R. Bartlett

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1524688479

Category: Fiction

Page: 472

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Timothy has struck again! This time he offers over 50 short stories, of various lengths, to entertain his readers on a roller coaster ride of imagination. The tales within are from Westerns to Fantasies and beyond. All ages are invited to take a step forward into this realm of the minds eye, explore past the Forest Tree Doorway. Come on in - if you dare!! But remember: youre entering at your own risk!!!

Swoon at Your Own Risk

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Author: Sydney Salter

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0547487754

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 360

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You’d think Polly Martin would have all the answers when it comes to love—after all, her grandmother is the famous syndicated advice columnist Miss Swoon. But after a junior year full of dating disasters, Polly has sworn off boys. This summer, she’s going to focus on herself for once. So Polly is happy when she finds out Grandma is moving in—think of all the great advice she’ll get. But Miss Swoon turns out to be a man-crazy sexagenarian! How can Polly stop herself from falling for Xander Cooper, the suddenly-hot skateboarder who keeps showing up while she’s working at Wild Waves water park, when Grandma is picking up guys at the bookstore and flirting with the dishwasher repairman? No advice column can prepare Polly for what happens when she goes on a group camping trip with three too many ex-boyfriends and the tempting Xander. Polly is forced to face her feelings and figure out if she can be in love—and still be herself.

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8 Secrets for Parenting Through the Middle School Years

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Author: Patty Roth

Publisher: Harold Shaw Pub

ISBN: 9780877882077

Category: Adolescent psychology

Page: 191

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Both parents and students are given solid and practical advice for surviving the turbulent middle school years as psychotherapist Patty Roth guides them through the issues of communication, support, boundaries, conflict resolution, power struggles, spirituality, affection, and autonomy. Also included are extensive appendices offering parents the necessary resources for dealing with stepparenting, early teen substance abuse, suicide, satanism, and eating disorders.

Bushworld: Enter at Your Own Risk

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Author: Maureen Dowd

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101220627

Category: Political Science

Page: 560

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The New York Times Bestseller by the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist! “I think what’s important for you to know is that I feel I know what to do. I really do. I may not be able to tell you exactly the nuance of the East Timorian situation, but I’ll ask Condi Rice or I’ll ask Paul Wolfowitz or I’ll ask Dick Cheney. I’ll ask the people who’ve had experience.”—George W. Bush, June 13, 1999 For the past two decades, Maureen Dowd has trained her binoculars—and her scorching wit—on the Bush dynasty. Here, she explores and dissects the entire story, in all its Oedipal, Orwellian, Shakespearean glory. Drawing from her New York Times column, with a new introductory essay, she journeys to Maine, Texas, Washington, old Europe, new Europe, and Saudi Arabia, chronicling both father and son as well as the cast of characters surrounding them. For any reader who cares about America, it’s essential reading. As Dowd says about Bushworld: “It’s their reality. We only live and die in it.” “Scathingly funny…Others cover the same waterfront, but Dowd’s keen dramatization of complex situations, uncannily biting caricatures and merciless re-spinning of spin set her far apart from the pack.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

At Your Own Risk

How the Risk-Conscious Culture Meets the Challenge of Business Change

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Author: Gary S. Lynch

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780470259412

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 244

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Based on over thirty years of experience, recognized industry leader Gary Lynch reveals in this essential guide a game plan to identify and manage a range of risks faced in this brave new globalized world of changing market dynamics and complex high-tech value networks. This groundbreaking book articulates an experienced-based and spot-on assessment of risk management realities that all corporations should make core to their corporate cultures.

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Canadian Youth and the Labour Market

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Author: Richard Marquardt

Publisher: Between the Lines

ISBN: 9781896357195

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 164

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Canadian youth face uncertainty and risk as they emerge from their education to enter an economy marked by high levels of unemployment, underemployment, bad jobs, and low wages. Richard Marquardt traces patterns of coming of age in Canada since the beginning of the industrial period in the nineteenth century. Avoiding simplistic analyses that point to a single cause, such as demographics, the school system, or technological change, Enter At Your Own Risk leads to a deeper understanding of the underlying issues. It also offers constructive proposals for change. This is the first book-length study of this crucial subject.

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The Dangerous Art of Dennis Cooper

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Author: Leora Lev

Publisher: Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press

ISBN: 0838640885

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 278

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Dennis Cooper has been both praised and censured as the most controversial writer working today for his creation of a searing, outlaw textuality that charts psychosexual terrain uncensored by desire police. This volume is the first to explore Cooper's significance as a pioneering literary artist who illuminates the hidden or repressed extremities of the fin de millennium American zeitgeist. Leora Lev has assembled a roster of internationally acclaimed scholars, fiction writers, filmmakers, and artists who conjure a provocative encounter between Cooper's fiction, European transgressive literature and philosophy (e.g., Sade, Rimbaud, Bataille, Bresson), and American psychocultural topographies.

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Dark Muses, Spoken Silences

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Author: Alex Scully

Publisher: Hachette Audio

ISBN: 9781490444451

Category: Fiction

Page: 330

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A collection of seventeen tales that explore the passions, lusts and longings that ignite the fires that inflame and consume us, leaving behind phantoms to rise from their ashes. In Firbolg Publishing's latest ghostly, gay-themed addition to the Enter at you Own Risk series, a diverse range of acclaimed authors tell haunting tales of scorned lovers with malevolent secrets and vengeful surprises; of fateful obsessions, unleashed impulses, doomed affairs and desire stronger than death; of love that remains ruinously unrequited and love that triumphs over bloodcurdling odds. With an outstanding introduction from Robert Dunbar, Phantoms and Fires sets free Gothic visions that manipulate our emotions and penetrate the deepest, most forbidden corners of our psyches-Enter...at your own Risk.

The Square: Enter At Your Own Risk

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Author: Karen Woods

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 190936035X

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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Alice Goodman has been forbidden from entering Tavistock Square for as long as she can remember but, now aged fifteen, the place looks tempting. Will she listen to her nana's warnings and steer clear or is she destined to make the same mistakes as her drunken, violent mother? Karen Woods returns to familiar territory for her 12th novel to weave a tale of deceit, child abuse and desperation.

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Author: April O'Brien

Publisher: Page Publishing Inc

ISBN: 1684095158

Category: Fiction

Page: 254

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Enter is a gripping psychological thriller that leads you into the twisted mind of a serial killer from the beginnings of his rampage to a shocking ending. Follow Randy Boatman as he justifies to himself why he commits these killings. Boatman believes he is justified simply because he hates the fact that people think their lives will change for the better if they win money. Watch homicide detective Dan O’Neal and his daughter, Megan, as their lives are intertwined with this killer’s madness. This book is easy to get into but very hard to put down. This book leaves you on pins and needles, waiting to pick up the sequel due out in 2017.

Ride at Your Own Risk

A Guide for Pregnant Women with Bipolar Disorder and Their Families by Someone Who's Done It

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Author: Christina Marie Bailey

Publisher: Publishamerica Incorporated

ISBN: 9781606102572

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 91

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From the author of Trapped on a Runaway Roller Coaster: Poetry from an Unstable Mind comes a hard look at life with bipolar disorder from a suffereras perspective. Ride at Your Own Risk is a collection of personal experiences combined with an informative message about the disorder as well as the roller coaster that is pregnancy. This book is filled to the brim with a hopeful message, wrapped up in the comedy and tragedy that only real life can bring. Youall smile, laugh and maybe even cry a little. Most of all, youall gain some understanding of a little-discussed subject in a world where information is the key to healthy living for all.

Life of Me, The #14

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Author: Henry Winkler,Lin Oliver

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101078853

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 256

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When Ms. Adolf hurts her back in a tango contest and goes on longterm leave, Mr. Rock (the music teacher) is called in as the sub. Hank is psyched . . . until Mr. Rock suggests that Hank attend an after-school reading program, which means he?ll miss tae kwon do. But when Hank gets a crush on a girl in the reading program, and when Mr. Rock says that instead of writing his autobiography (a class assignment), Hank can present his life in scrapbook form, well . . . life?s looking good. Then Hank finds out that his crush is actually the cousin of his nemesis, McKelty! Readers will love Hank?s newest adventure, plus they will adore reading Hank?s scrapbook, which includes black-and-white photos of his school and neighborhood, newspaper clippings, memorabilia, and more!