The Last Man - Die Exekution

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Author: Vince Flynn

Publisher: Festa

ISBN: 386552561X

Category: Fiction

Page: 100

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Nach der Entführung von Joe Rickman, einem der wichtigsten Anti-Terror-Kämpfer im Nahen Osten, fürchten die US-Geheimdienste um die Aufdeckung ihrer Kontaktleute. CIA-Direktorin Irene Kennedy schickt ihren Topmann Mitch Rapp nach Afghanistan, um Rickman aus der Gewalt der Feinde zu befreien. Als ein Video von Rickmans Folterung im Internet auftaucht, erkennt Rapp, dass jemand ein falsches Spiel treibt. Die Grenze zwischen Gut und Böse verschwimmt und ein Anschlag auf sein Leben zwingt den Agenten zu einer seiner härtesten Entscheidungen. Rasante Action – von der ersten bis zur letzten Seite. Guardian: »Mitch Rapp ist ein großartiger Held, der seine Gegner entweder ziemlich selbstmitleidig oder ziemlich tot zurücklässt.« Dan Brown: »Voller Insider-Informationen und CIA-Geheimnisse.« Vince Flynn wird von Lesern und Kritikern als Meister des modernen Polit-Thrillers gefeiert. Dabei begann seine literarische Laufbahn eher holprig: Der Traum von einer Pilotenlaufbahn beim Marine Corps platzte aus gesundheitlichen Gründen. Stattdessen schlug er sich als Immobilienmakler, Marketingassistent und Barkeeper durch. Neben der Arbeit kämpfte er gegen seine Legasthenie und verschlang Bücher seiner Idole Hemingway, Ludlum, Clancy, Tolkien, Vidal und Irving, bevor er selbst mit dem Schreiben begann. Insgesamt 60 Verlage lehnten sein Roman-Debüt ab. Doch Flynn gab nicht auf und veröffentlichte es in Eigenregie. Der Auftakt einer einzigartigen Erfolgsgeschichte: ›Term Limits‹ wurde ein Verkaufsschlager, ein großer US-Verleger griff zu, die Folgebände waren fortan auf Spitzenpositionen in den Bestseller-Charts abonniert. Der Autor verstarb 2013 im Alter von 47 Jahren infolge einer Krebserkrankung. Der Anti-Terror-Kämpfer Mitch Rapp ist der Held in bisher 15 Romanen. Aufgrund des bahnbrechenden Erfolgs (Verkauf alleine in den USA schon über 20. Millionen Bücher) wird die Reihe in Absprache mit Flynns Erben inzwischen von Kyle Mills fortgesetzt.

The Survivor – Die Abrechnung

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Author: Vince Flynn,Kyle Mills

Publisher: Festa

ISBN: 3865525873

Category: Fiction

Page: 396

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Mitch Rapp - der Action-Held aus dem Film »American Assassin« ist zurück! Joe Rickman, ehemaliger Vorzeigeagent der CIA, wollte Rache und wurde zum Verräter – sogar nach seinem Tod gelangen weiterhin hochkarätige Informationen der US-Geheimdienste in feindliche Hände. CIA-Direktorin Irene Kennedy bleibt keine andere Wahl, als ihre wirksamste Waffe auf das Leck anzusetzen: Undercover-Agent Mitch Rapp. Indessen wächst in Pakistan die Bedrohung einer neuen nuklearen Supermacht heran. Mitch muss alle Reserven mobilisieren, um den Aufstieg eines korrupten Politikers im Nahen Osten zu vereiteln ... Book Reporter: »Flynn ist ein Meister, vielleicht sogar der Meister im Schreiben von Thrillern, deren Seiten sich wie von selbst umblättern.« Associated Press: »Mills hat einen großartigen Roman geschrieben. Zwar vermissen die Thriller-Fans Vince Flynn, aber Mills war die perfekte Wahl damit Mitch Rapp in guten Händen bleibt.« San Jose Mercury News: »Großes Kompliment an Mills. Man kann absolut nicht erkennen, welche Stellen von ihm stammen und welche noch von Flynn geschrieben wurden.

The Survivor

Bill Clinton in the White House

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Author: John F. Harris

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1588362132

Category: History

Page: 544

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The definitive account of one of the most accomplished, controversial, and polarizing figures in American history Bill Clinton is the most arresting leader of his generation. He transformed American politics, and his eight years as president spawned arguments that continue to resonate. For all that has been written about this singular personality–including Clinton’s own massive autobiography–there has been no comprehensive, nonpartisan overview of the Clinton presidency. Few writers are as qualified and equipped to tackle this vast subject as the award-winning veteran Washington Post correspondent John F. Harris, who covered Clinton for six of his eight years in office–as long as any reporter for a major newspaper. In The Survivor, Harris frames the historical debate about President William Jefferson Clinton, by revealing the inner workings of the Clinton White House and providing the first objective analysis of Clinton’s leadership and its consequences. Harris shows Clinton entering the Oval Office in 1993 primed to make history. But with the Cold War recently concluded and the country coming off a nearly uninterrupted generation of Republican presidents, the new president’s entry into this maelstrom of events was tumultuous. His troubles were exacerbated by the habits, personal contacts, and the management style, he had developed in his years as governor of Arkansas. Clinton’s enthusiasm and temper were legendary, and he and Hillary Rodham Clinton–whose ambitions and ordeals also fill these pages–arrived filled with mistrust about many of the characters who greeted them in the “permanent Washington” that often holds the reins in the nation’s capital. Showing surprising doggedness and a deep-set desire to govern from the middle, Clinton repeatedly rose to the challenges; eventually winning over (or running over) political adversaries on both sides of the aisle–sometimes facing as much skepticism from fellow Democrats as from his Republican foes. But as Harris shows in his accounts of political debacles such as the attempted overhaul of health care, Clinton’s frustrations in the war against terrorism, and the numerous personal controversies that time and again threatened to consume his presidency, Bill Clinton could never manage to outrun his tendency to favor conciliation over clarity, or his own destructive appetites. The Survivor is the best kind of history, a book filled with major revelations–the tense dynamic of the Clinton inner circle and Clinton’s professional symbiosis with Al Gore to the imprint of Clinton’s immense personality on domestic and foreign affairs–as well as the minor details that leaven all great political narratives. This long-awaited synthesis of the dominant themes, events, and personalities of the Clinton years will stand as the authoritative and lasting work on the Clinton Presidency. From the Hardcover edition.

The Survivor

An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps

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Author: Terrence Des Pres

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195027037

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 218

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An eloquent revelation that touches the foundations of what man is. Neither despairing nor conventionally hopeful, The Survivor describes the most terrible events in human memory. But what emerges finally is an image of man stubbornly equal to the worst that can happen.

The Survivor

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Author: Gregg Hurwitz

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0748122893

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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A pulse-pounding thriller from the bestselling author of Richard & Judy Book Club selections, ORPHAN X and YOU'RE NEXT. From the eleventh storey of a Los Angeles high-rise, Nate looks out on the city - the traffic, the trees, the beach beyond. He breathes deeply. And then he moves one foot off the ledge and into thin air. But before he can jump, gunshots ring out from within the building. A robbery is in progress. And Nate, with nothing to lose but the life he was about to give up, decides to intervene. What happens next plunges Nate into mortal danger . . . and reunites him with the family he hasn't known for years - a family he will do anything to protect. Packed with twists and suspense, hurtling forward at relentless speed, The Survivor is a gripping, unforgettable story of sacrifice, redemption and heroism - a thriller to rival the very best of Linwood Barclay and Harlan Coben.

The Survivor

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Author: James Herbert

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447203259

Category: Fiction

Page: 272

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A chilling supernatural tale, The Survivor is an unforgettable horror by master of genre James Herbert, the author of The Rats and The Fog. One of the worst crashes in airline history. 300 dead. One survivor. Keller walked out of the flaming wreckage, driven on by unseen forces, seeking the answer to his own survival. Now the dead are buried in the town of Eton and its inhabitants are trying to forget. Until the town is forced to face the shocking, dreadful evil that is now buried in the old graveyard. A truth Keller does not want to know but will be forced to confront . . .

Flug 2039

Roman

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Author: Chuck Palahniuk

Publisher: Goldmann Verlag

ISBN: 3641153131

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

View: 4752

Er scheint ein ganz normales Leben zu führen: Tender Brenson arbeitet tagsüber als Hausdiener, und nachts übt er sich in telefonischer Seelsorge. Doch er ist der Letzte seiner Art, der letzte Überlebende einer strenggläubigen, kultischen Gemeinde, die kollektiven Selbstmord verübt hat. Allerdings scheint jemand bei manchem Mitglied etwas nachgeholfen zu haben, und auch Brensons Stunden sind gezählt...

The survivor

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Author: Remi Ayorinde

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 99

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The Survivor

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Author: Tom Cain

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 144642121X

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

View: 7255

Samuel Carver makes bad accidents happen to worse people. He's very good at his job. But nobody's perfect. And one of Carver's targets has got away. Now the world faces a new age of conflict driven by religious fanaticism. In Russia, the government have admitted they no longer know the whereabouts of one hundred small-scale 'suitcase nukes'. In Afghanistan and Kosovo, ruthless terrorists plot the downfall of their hated enemies. In Texas, a dying billionaire plots his own personal Armageddon. And Carver can do nothing to stop them. He was beaten and tortured and left to die, but Samuel Carver is a hard man to kill. When he awakes in a Swiss sanatorium from weeks of torment, he discovers that the woman he loves has vanished. Somehow he must find the strength to track her down. Carver's hunt will take him deep into the heart of a conspiracy in which the lives of millions are at stake. He must confront an agonizing choice between his duty and his heart, and face the ultimate sacrifice. As the clock ticks down to doomsday, who will survive the final, explosive conflagration? In The Survivor the worlds of fact and fiction collide in a thriller that grips from the first page to the last.

The Survivor

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Author: Sean Slater

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451657455

Category: Fiction

Page: 528

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Columbine. Dunblane. Virginia Tech. Winnenden. But Saint Patrick's High? In his first hour back from a six-month leave of absence, Detective Jacob Striker's day quickly turns into a nightmare. He is barely on scene five minutes at his daughter's high school when he encounters an Active Shooter situation. Three man wearing hockey masks have stormed the school with firearms and are killing indiscriminately. Striker takes immediate action. Within minutes, two of the gunmen are dead and But the last gunman, Red Mask, does something unexpected. He runs up to his fallen comrade, racks the shotgun, and unloads five rounds into the man, obliterating his face and hands. Before Striker can react, Red Mask flees - and escapes. Against the clock, Striker investigates the killings for which there is no known motive and no known suspect. Soon his investigation takes him to darker places, and the closer he gets to the truth, the more dangerous his world becomes. Until Striker himself is in the line of fire.

The Survivor

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Author: Lynne Schulz

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 1326176560

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 226

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""The Survivor 2nd Edition"" is the sequel to Lynne Schulz's first book, ""The Diary 2nd Edition."" It examines in detail, the effects upon surviving twins and other higher order multiple birth loss children, and their families, as the survivors progress through childhood and adolescence. This book was promoted in Las Vegas, USA, in 2004 by representatives from Multiple Births Canada, at the 14th Annual Perinatal Bereavement Conference.

The Survivor

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Author: Roland Pytch

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1426940904

Category: Fiction

Page: 248

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With courage and determination, a youth leaves his family in the poverty of war torn Poland after the First World War, stows away on a tramp ship and escapes to America. His resilience and razor-sharp brain places him above the rank and file. After the outbreak of the Second World War he sails to England to enlist and fight against the Nazis, is captured in North Africa and taken to Italy as a prisoner of war. He escapes, lives and works amongst Italian patriots until he is recognised, and immediately escapes for a second time. He eventually returns to England and after the war becomes a billionaire through successful commercial enterprises. With the collapse of the stock markets he finds himself in deep financial trouble. To avoid inevitable bankruptcy and criminal proceedings, he devises a means of escape by using a look-alike. He mysteriously disappears from his luxurious, ocean-going yacht m the early hours of the morning while cruising on the Atlantic Ocean in an area renowned for strong currents, and the look-alikes body is left floating in that area.

Nutter the Survivor

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Author: Jeannine Thomas

Publisher: Tate Publishing

ISBN: 161663927X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 28

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Nutter Butter Little Muncher Wutter Pupper doesn't like life in her small cage. The ol' ogre is grumpy and doesn't take good care of her, and she wants to know life beyond the cage. When one day she finally escapes, she realizes just how different she is—she has big feet, no teeth, and crinkly ears. She's not like other dogs at all. But she is confident in herself, and her newfound friends soon understand why Nutter is a Survivor.

The Survivor

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Author: Vince Flynn,Kyle Mills

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476783462

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 4674

The #1 New York Times bestselling novel that picks up where The Last Man left off, The Survivor is a no-holds-barred race to save America…and Mitch Rapp’s finest battle. When Joe “Rick” Rickman, a former golden boy of the CIA, steals a massive amount of the Agency’s most classified documents in an elaborately masterminded betrayal of his country, CIA director Irene Kennedy has no choice but to send her most dangerous weapon after him: elite covert operative Mitch Rapp. Rapp quickly dispatches the traitor, but Rickman proves to be a deadly threat to America even from beyond the grave. Eliminating Rickman didn’t solve all of the CIA’s problems—in fact, mysterious tip-offs are appearing all over the world, linking to the potentially devastating data that Rickman managed to store somewhere only he knew. It’s a deadly race to the finish as both the Pakistanis and the Americans search desperately for Rickman’s accomplices, and for the confidential documents they are slowly leaking to the world. To save his country from being held hostage to a country set on becoming the world’s newest nuclear superpower, Mitch Rapp must outrun, outthink, and outgun his deadliest enemies yet.

The Survivor

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Author: Felipe Albero Gomez,Ken Scott

Publisher: Andrews UK Limited

ISBN: 1785385070

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 194

View: 2002

This is the incredible account of Felipe Albero Gomez, who fought for both sides in the Spanish Civil War. When it ended, he was placed on a troop train, given a new blue uniform and told he would be fighting for General Franco's friend, Mr Adolf Hitler. Upon arrival at the German border he was told to alight and the next stage of his journey would be on foot. He would be walking 1500 kilometres to the Russia front, just in time for winter. At ninety seven years of age Felipe has decided to tell his personal story of survival.

The Survivor

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Author: E. Phillips Oppenheim

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3732683885

Category: Fiction

Page: 168

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Reproduction of the original: The Survivor by E. Phillips Oppenheim

The Survivor

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Author: Rhonda Nelson

Publisher: Harlequin

ISBN: 0373796498

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

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Treasure hunter Bess Cantrell is used to picking through junk, looking for elusive gems that she can sell. Undiscovered antiques, rare finds… it's her world. But then her shop is ransacked. Someone is looking for the "Wicked" Bible— a rare and valuable edition—and they'll do anything to get it! Former Ranger Lex Sanborn is trying to pull his life together after almost losing it in battle. But being assigned to watch over the quirky and irresistible Bess is distracting him from thinking about his military past—by getting him out of his pants! Because when Bess wants something, she knows exactly how to get it….

The Survivor

A Class Challenge

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Author: Carole Marsh

Publisher: Gallopade International

ISBN: 9780635006493

Category:

Page: N.A

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The Survivor

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Author: DiAnn Mills

Publisher: Zondervan

ISBN: 0310333237

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 8616

Is it her next bestseller . . . Or her last words? In The Chase, award-winning author DiAnn Mills introduced you to the world of Kariss Walker, the bestselling suspense author with a nose for trouble. In The Survivor, Kariss gets the chance to tell her most powerful story yet. But will it revitalize her writing career? Or bring it to a violent end? Kariss meets Dr. Amy Garrett, who survived a brutal childhood attack in which the assailant was never found. Now Dr. Garrett wants her story written in a novel. Kariss wishes she could seek the advice of Special Agent Tigo Harris, but she broke off the relationship a few months prior and seeing him again would be too painful. She interviews Amy and conducts her own research, stepping unaware into danger. Tigo misses Kariss and wants her back, but he understands why she broke off their relationship. Instead, he concentrates on solving a car bombing and bringing the killer to justice. As Kariss’s new story attracts an onslaught of danger that she never expected, can Tigo save the woman he loves and find out who wants her dead for writing about an unsolved cold case?

Summary: The Survivor

Review and Analysis of John F. Harris's Book

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Author: BusinessNews Publishing

Publisher: Primento

ISBN: 2511002566

Category: Political Science

Page: 44

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The must-read summary of John F. Harris's book: “The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House”. This complete summary of "The Survivor" by John F. Harris, an American political journalist, presents the author's insight into President Clinton's background and aspirations. He follows Clinton from the beginning to his relatively triumphant exit from the office. He argues that despite the personal failings in the office Clinton had remarkable statistics and managed to achieve a budget surplus. Added-value of this summary: • Save time • Understand Clinton's presidency in this comprehensive account • Expand your knowledge of American politics and history To learn more, read "The Survivor" and discover the full story of one of America's most accomplished, controversial and polarizing figures.