Fixed Forever

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Author: Laurelin Paige

Publisher: Laurelin Paige

ISBN: 1942835264

Category: Fiction

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The Illuminist Army

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Author: Brother Abaris

Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

ISBN: 1326742477

Category: Religion

Page: N.A

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“You take the blue pill – the story ends, you wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill – you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.” – Morpheus, The Matrix There are two armies in the world: The Enlightened Army and the Endarkened Army... the Army of Reason and the Army of Unreason, the Army of the Truth and the Army of the Lie. Which army will you join? What’s your sacred cause: the single, objective Truth, or the subjective “all truths” = “all lies”? Only one army is fighting to clear the way to the Truth... the Illuminist Army. Only the greatest heroes – the Grail Knights – can find the Truth. The Grail Knights are the vanguard of the Illuminist Army. Will you be joining them at the front line in the Great War for Truth?

Christ Our Hope

An Introduction to Eschatology

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Author: Paul O'Callaghan

Publisher: CUA Press

ISBN: 0813218624

Category: Religion

Page: 358

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Christ Our Hope is a masterful reflection on Christian eschatology, in a textbook of twelve accessible chapters.

Holy Bible - Kj3 Literal Translation

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Author: Jay Patrick Green

Publisher: Sovereign Grace Publishers,

ISBN: 1589604032

Category:

Page: 1198

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Green presents the fourth edition of the translation that appears in the side margins of his bestselling work, "The Interlinear Hebrew-Greek-English Bible."

How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper

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Author: Robert A Day,Barbara Gastel

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521671675

Category: Mathematics

Page: 302

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Guide on writing and submitting a scientific paper for graduates to professionals.

Of Time and the River

A Legend of Man's Hunger in His Youth

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Author: Thomas Wolfe

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684867850

Category: Fiction

Page: 892

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Leaving his Southern home for Harvard University, New York City, and then, Europe, Eugen Gant explores his manhood and his American identity, falling in love with a beautiful stage designer along the way.

Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers

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Author: James Thomas

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136021442

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 406

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Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers teaches the skills of script analysis using a formalist approach that examines the written part of a play to gauge how the play should be performed and designed. Treatments of both classic and unconventional plays are combined with clear examples, end-of-chapter questions, and stimulating summaries that will allow actors, directors and designers to immediately incorporate the concepts and processes into their theatre production work. Now thoroughly revised, the fifth edition contains a new section on postmodernism and postdramatic methods of script analysis, along with additional material for designers.

The Forever Fix

Gene Therapy and the Boy Who Saved It

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Author: Ricki Lewis

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 1429941472

Category: Science

Page: 336

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Fascinating narrative science that explores the next frontier in medicine and genetics through the very personal prism of the children and families gene therapy has touched. Eight-year-old Corey Haas was nearly blind from a hereditary disorder when his sight was restored through a delicate procedure that made medical history. Like something from a science fiction novel, doctors carefully injected viruses bearing healing genes into the DNA of Corey's eyes—a few days later, Corey could see, his sight restored by gene therapy. THE FOREVER FIX is the first book to tell the fascinating story of gene therapy: how it works, the science behind it, how patients (mostly children) have been helped and harmed, and how scientists learned from each trial to get one step closer to its immense promise, the promise of a "forever fix," - a cure that, by fixing problems at their genetic root, does not need further surgery or medication. Told through the voices of the children and families who have been the inspiration, experimental subjects, and successes of genetic science, THE FOREVER FIX is compelling and engaging narrative science that tells explores the future of medicine as well as the families and scientists who are breaking new ground every day.

Accounting: A Very Short Introduction

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Author: Christopher Nobes

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191507288

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 144

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If you read the 'business pages' of a newspaper or if you listen to the financial news on the television or radio, you will often hear terms such as 'liability', 'balance sheet' or 'earnings'. These terms turn up in non-financial contexts as well: 'he was more of a liability than an asset'. If you invest in shares, have a building society account, or sit on a committee of the property company which owns your apartment block, you will receive financial statements every year. If you are a manager in a company, a hospital or a school, you will see accounting information often. This Very Short Introduction provides a guide to understanding and using accounting information. Christopher Nobes explains the main areas of accounting work, from bookkeeping and financial reporting to auditing and management accounting. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Information Systems for You

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Author: Stephen Doyle

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748763672

Category: Computers

Page: 390

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Combined with information systems for you - Skillbuilder, this text and supporting pack will provide you and your students with all you need for GCSE ICT and coursework success. This new edition offers the most complete support for ICT GCSE available and is now fully in line with the new 2001 curriculum specifications. Contains comprehensive advice on coursework preparation. Website answers are available for every question and exercise in the book. Visit www.isforyou.co.uk

Photo-textualities

Reading Photographs and Literature

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Author: Marsha Bryant

Publisher: University of Delaware Press

ISBN: 9780874135510

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 164

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"This anthology investigates books that juxtapose photographs and written language (photo-texts), considering a variety of examples from America, Britain, Canada, and France. Ranging from Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Marble Faun to Michael Ondaatje's postmodern novel Coming Through Slaughter and Edward Said's postdocumentary After the Last Sky, the contributors' analyses address photo-textuality's implications for representation and its cultural contexts. A truly interdisciplinary collection, Photo-Textualities features contributors who work in literary studies (English, romance languages), as well as contributors who work in media studies (film, graphic arts)." "Photo-Textualities invigorates critical inquiry with its range of literary and photographic genres, including photo-texts that elude genre classification. Besides documentary and biography, nonfiction literary genres include autobiography and travelogue. The range of photographic genres extends to landscapes, portraiture, documentary, tourist snapshots, and media images, as well as to the standard photo-textual forms of published album and photo-essay."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Financial Valuation, + Website

Applications and Models

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Author: James R. Hitchner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470915240

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1320

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Real world applications and professional consensus by nationally recognized valuation experts Filled with a wealth of detail, practice tips, and examples, Financial Valuation: Applications and Models, Third Edition brings together thirty nationally recognized names in the valuation industry hailing from a variety of professional specializations-including accounting, business appraisal, and financial analysis-to provide practitioners with an indispensable reference on various valuation issues. Assembled by valuation authority James Hitchner, these contributors analyze, explain, and collaborate on the most effective valuation procedures to share real-world applications in the field of financial valuations. Written by 30 top experts in business valuations field Provides the valuation theory, the consensus view on application, and then the tools to apply it An all-encompassing valuation handbook that presents the application of financial valuation theory for business appraisers and consultants New chapters on Assessing Risk and Expert Witness Testimony Expands chapter on Cost of Capital Comprehensive in coverage and authoritative in treatment, James Hitchner's Financial Valuation, Third Edition provides trusted, complete business valuation information for CPAs, appraisers, analysts, attorneys, and corporate executives.

Ethics that Matters

African, Caribbean, and African American Sources

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Author: Marcia Riggs,James Samuel Logan

Publisher: Fortress Press

ISBN: 1451413483

Category: Religion

Page: 272

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In light of globalization, ongoing issues of race, gender, and class, and the rapidly changing roles of institutions, this volume asserts that Christian social ethics must be reframed completely. Three questions are at the heart of this vital inquiry: How can moral community flourish in a global context? What kinds of leadership do we need to nurture global moral community? How shall we construe social institutions and social movements for change in the twenty-first century?

Learn from Yesterday, Live for Today, Hope for Tomorrow

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Author: Barry Richard Parker

Publisher: Barry Parker

ISBN: 9780976407652

Category: Self-Help

Page: 176

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An inspirational book that includes articles on happiness, motivation, relief from stress and other related topics. The emphasis throughout the book is to "Live for today," and not worry about the future and any mistakes you have made in the past. How to enjoy life more, how to use positive thinking and how to raise you "happiness set point" are also discussed.

Aesthetic Afterlives

Irony, Literary Modernity and the Ends of Beauty

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Author: Andrew Eastham

Publisher: A&C Black

ISBN: 1441102086

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 272

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Since the development of British Aestheticism in the 1870s, the concept of irony has focused a series of anxieties which are integral to modern literary practice. Examining some of the most important debates in post-Romantic aesthetics through highly focused textual readings of authors from Walter Pater and Henry James to Samuel Beckett and Alan Hollinghurst, this study investigates the dialectical position of irony in Aestheticism and its twentieth-century afterlives. Aesthetic Afterlives constructs a far-reaching theoretical narrative by positioning Victorian Aestheticism as the basis of Literary Modernity. Aestheticism's cultivation of irony and reflexive detachment was central to this legacy, but it was also the focus of its own self-critique. Anxieties about the concept and practice of irony persisted through Modernism, and have recently been positioned in Hollinghurst's work as a symptom of the political stasis within post-modern culture. Referring to the recent debates about the 'new aestheticism' and the politics of aesthetics, Eastham asks how a utopian Aestheticism can be reconstructed from the problematics of irony and aesthetic autonomy that haunted writers from Pater to Adorno.

Bonds Are Not Forever

The Crisis Facing Fixed Income Investors

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Author: Simon A. Lack

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118659708

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

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An up-close look at the fixed income market and what liesahead Interweaving compelling, and often amusing, anecdotes fromauthor Simon Lack's distinguished thirty-year career as aprofessional investor with hard economic data, this engaging bookskillfully reveals why Bonds Are Not Forever. Along the way,it provides investors with a coherent framework for understandingthe future of the fixed income markets and, more importantly,answering the question, "Where should I invest tomorrow?" Bonds Are Not Forever chronicles the steady decline ininterest rates from their peak in the 1980s and the concurrent dropin inflation during that period. Lack explains how those twofactors spurred a dramatic growth in borrowing among bothgovernments and individuals. Along the way, Lack describes how afinancial industry meant to provide capital needed to driveproductivity and economic growth became disconnected from MainStreet and explores the grave economic, social, and politicalconsequences of that disconnect. Provides practical solutions for avoiding the risk of fallingbond markets and guaranteed negative real returns on savings Explains how the bursting of the real estate bubble in2007–2008 led to massive borrowing by governments as theyattempted to offset a sharp fall in economic activity Details how the trends of exploding debt and a financial sectorthat has grown much bigger than it needs to be have dramaticallychanged the game for savers Offering a uniquely intimate, yet analytically thorough look atthe coming fixed income crisis, Bonds Are Not Forever ismust reading for investment professionals, as well as retailinvestors and their advisors.

Heaven in the American Imagination

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Author: Gary Scott Smith

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199831971

Category: Religion

Page: 360

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Does heaven exist? If so, what is it like? And how does one get in? Throughout history, painters, poets, philosophers, pastors, and many ordinary people have pondered these questions. Perhaps no other topic captures the popular imagination quite like heaven. Gary Scott Smith examines how Americans from the Puritans to the present have imagined heaven. He argues that whether Americans have perceived heaven as reality or fantasy, as God's home or a human invention, as a source of inspiration and comfort or an opiate that distracts from earthly life, or as a place of worship or a perpetual playground has varied largely according to the spirit of the age. In the colonial era, conceptions of heaven focused primarily on the glory of God. For the Victorians, heaven was a warm, comfortable home where people would live forever with their family and friends. Today, heaven is often less distinctively Christian and more of a celestial entertainment center or a paradise where everyone can reach his full potential. Drawing on an astounding array of sources, including works of art, music, sociology, psychology, folklore, liturgy, sermons, poetry, fiction, jokes, and devotional books, Smith paints a sweeping, provocative portrait of what Americans-from Jonathan Edwards to Mitch Albom-have thought about heaven.