Doctor Who: Now We Are Six Hundred

A Collection of Time Lord Verse

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Author: James Goss

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473530938

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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RETIRING On days I don’t want to Doctor much I worry that I shall lose my touch All that running down those corridors Thwartings of tyrants and dreadful bores Brave rescues from the Foul Monster’s Lair And firm trouncing all the Demons There. Chaos never ends, oh that’s the shame So yes I tire of just one more game. Sometimes when the same old fight begins I fear, just once, I’ll let Evil win. And then, on second thought, perhaps I won’t Because they’re Monsters, and so I don’t. On days like that I don’t think at all That being the Doctor’s so bad after all.

Doctor Who: Seeing I

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Author: Jonathan Blum,Kate Orman

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1448140145

Category: Fiction

Page: 288

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He has no idea why Samantha Jones ran away from him. Sam is homeless on the streets of the colony world of Ha'olam, trying to face what's just happened between her and the Doctor. He's searching for her, and for answers. While she struggles to survive in a strange city centuries from home, the Doctor comes across evidence of alien involvement in the local mega-corporation, INC - and is soon confined to a prison that becomes a hell of his own making. Where did INC's mysterious eye implants really come from? What is the company searching for in the deserts? What is hiding in the shadows? Watching their progress? Faced with these mysteries, separated by half a world, Sam and the Doctor each face a battle - Sam trying to rebuild her life, the Doctor to stay sane. And if they do find each other again, what will be left of either of them?

Department for Work and Pensions

Contract Management of Medical Services, Twenty-third Report of Session 2012-13, Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence

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Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Committee of Public Accounts

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215053343

Category: Medical

Page: 50

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The Department for Work and Pensions is getting far too many decisions wrong on claimants' ability to work. This is at considerable cost to the taxpayer and can create misery and hardship to the claimants themselves. This poor decision-making is damaging public confidence and generating a lot of criticism of the Department's contractor for medical assessments, Atos Healthcare - but most of the problems lie firmly within the DWP. The Department's view that appeals against decisions are an inherent part of the process is unduly complacent. Nearly 40 per cent of appeals are successful, with a third of those successful appeals involving no new evidence. The Work Capability Assessment process hits the most vulnerable claimants hardest. The one size fits all approach fails to account adequately for mental health conditions or those which are rare or fluctuating. While the Department has started to improve, the process is still too inflexible and too often is so stressful for applicants that their health simply gets worse. A key problem is that the Department has been unable to create a competitive market for medical assessment providers, leaving Atos in the position of being a near monopoly supplier. The Department is too often just accepting what Atos tells it. It seems reluctant to challenge the contractor. It has failed to withhold payment for poor performance and rarely checked that it is being correctly charged. The Department also cannot explain how the profits being made by Atos reflect the limited risk that it bears

Doctor Dolittle

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Author: Hugh Lofting,Olga Fricker

Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

ISBN: 9780871293909

Category: Animals

Page: 82

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John Dolittle is a very busy doctor with a wife and two daughters, and he likes his ordinary life very much. But that's all over when Dr. Dolittle gets a bad bump on the head. The next thing Dolittle learns is that not only can he understand what animals are saying when they bark, bleat, meow, but he can also talk back to them. A dog calls him a bonehead, he hears a guinea pig singing songs, and he has an argument with a couple of rats who hang out in a Dumpster! Soon all the animals in town are coming to him for medical advice. Is he imagining it? Is this a nightmare? Will it ever stop? Dolittle doesn't know. He only knows that something has to change or he's going to lose his mind.

And Who Will Follow

Angelika's Plea

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Author: Dr. Alton E. Loveless

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469105179

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 190

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This heartwarming novel contains the heartbreak of lost love, conflicts with peers, failure to do what is right and the consequences that come with each decision made. It is a story of misplaced values and how God puts a person into situations to fulfill His plan. In the early 1960s, Lieutenant Allen Livingston finds his life turned upside-down. Throughout the next two decades he learns how God can use others to reveal His purpose to a person wherever they may be in the world. He learns how life may have been detoured by heartbreak, but that one can still find fulfillment and peace when they return to Gods Will. The Rasmussens, two Austrian doctors, chose to leave opportunities for wealth and comfort to give their lives for the poor and homeless in one of the poorest countries in the world. Its in a medical and teaching compound that they give more than fifty years of their life to this humanitarian effort with one thought plaguing them: And Who Will Follow Us?

Dark Entity

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Author: Joe Gauthier

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1469117215

Category: Fiction

Page: 214

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Come As You Are

The Story of Nirvana

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Author: Michael Azerrad

Publisher: Three Rivers Press

ISBN: 0307833739

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 336

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Nirvana came out of nowhere in 1991 to sell nearly five million copies of their landmark album Nevermind, whose thunderous sound and indelible melodies embodied all the confusion, frustration, and passion of the emerging Generation X. Come As You Are is the close-up, intimate story of Nirvana -- the only book with exclusive in-depth interviews with bandmembers Kurt Cobain, Krist Noveselic, and Dave Grohl, as well as friends, relatives, former bandmembers, and associates -- now updated to include a new final chapter detailing the last year of Kurt Cobain's life, before his tragic suicide in April 1994.

The Columbia Documentary History of Race and Ethnicity in America

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Author: Ronald H. Bayor

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231508409

Category: History

Page: 1104

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All historians would agree that America is a nation of nations. But what does that mean in terms of the issues that have moved and shaped us as a people? Contemporary concerns such as bilingualism, incorporation/assimilation, dual identity, ethnic politics, quotas and affirmative action, residential segregation, and the volume of immigration resonate with a past that has confronted variations of these modern issues. The Columbia Documentary History of Race and Ethnicity in America, written and compiled by a highly respected team of American historians under the editorship of Ronald Bayor, illuminates the myriad ways in which immigration, racial, and ethnic histories have shaped the contours of contemporary American society. This invaluable resource documents all eras of the American past, including black–white interactions and the broad spectrum of American attitudes and reactions concerning Native Americans, Irish Catholics, Mexican Americans, Jewish Americans, and other groups. Each of the eight chronological chapters contains a survey essay, an annotated bibliography, and 20 to 30 related public and private primary source documents, including manifestos, speeches, court cases, letters, memoirs, and much more. From the 1655 petition of Jewish merchants regarding the admission of Jews to the New Netherlands colony to an interview with a Chinese American worker regarding a 1938 strike in San Francisco, documents are drawn from a variety of sources and allow students and others direct access to our past. Selections include Powhatan to John Smith, 1609 Thomas Jefferson—"Notes on the State of Virginia" Petition of the Trustees of Congregation Shearith Israel, 1811 Bessie Conway or, The Irish Girl in America German Society in Chicago, Annual Report, 1857–1858. "Mark Twain's Salutation to the Century" W. E. B. DuBois, "Of Our Spiritual Strivings" NAACP on Black Schoolteachers'Fight for Equal Pay Malcom X speech, 1964 Hewy Newton interview and Black Panther Party platform Preamble—La Raza Unida Party Lee lacocca speech to Ethnic Heritage Council of the Pacific Northwest, 1984 Native American Graves and Repatriation Act, 1990 L.A. riot—from the Los Angeles Times, May 3, 15, 1992; Nov. 16, 19, 1992 Asian American Political Alliance President Clinton's Commission on Race, Town Meeting, 1997 Louis Farrakhan—"The Vision for the Million Man March"