In Trouble Again

A Journey Between the Orinoco and the Amazon

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Author: Redmond O'Hanlon

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0241963729

Category: Travel

Page: 384

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Redmond O'Hanlon found few experienced adventurers willing to accompany him on his four-month trip up the Orinoco river and across the Amazon Basin. He wondered why... Was it perhaps the fear of contracting dysentery, rabies or river blindness? Or maybe it was a disinclination to meet peckish jaguars, vipers, anacondas and 640-volt electric eels? Surely it couldn’t possibly be reluctance to swim among giant catfish, with their relatively harmless penchant for nipping off a person’s feet? Fortunately, an old friend volunteered, having absolutely no idea what he was letting himself in for. But then O’Hanlon didn’t have much idea either. How the intrepid ornithologist and his sidekick managed to survive some serious travelling trouble makes for gripping, and hilarious, reading.

In trouble again

a special issue of travel writing

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Author: Bill Buford,Granta

Publisher: Egully.com

ISBN: 9780140085976

Category: Fiction

Page: 256

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Mr Twiddle in Trouble Again

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Author: Enid Blyton

Publisher: Bounty Books

ISBN: 9780753725924

Category: Children's stories, English

Page: 95

View: 5842

This is an irresistible assortment of books, offering some of Enid Blyton's favorite characters in an array of lively and amusing stories. Within the pages of these newly republished books, Mr Meddle finds himself in some very awkward situations, as do the mischievous rabbits Binkle and Flip and the frisky kitten-puppy duo, Bimbo and Topsy. Meanwhile, Mr Twiddle tries unsuccessfully to control his chaotic tendencies, and Mr Pink-Whistle works his magic -- literally These stories make you feel that happiness is, quite simply, a handful of Enid Blyton books.

In Trouble Again

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Author: Anna Armstead,Miranda Istle

Publisher: Independently Published

ISBN: 9781726673570

Category:

Page: 238

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Hannah's past with a terrorist now affects her extended family and friends as they face physical and emotional storms.

Girls in Trouble

A Novel

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Author: Caroline Leavitt

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 9781429976817

Category: Fiction

Page: 368

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In this heart-wrenching story of an open adoption gone wrong, Caroline Leavitt's Girls in Trouble reveals the astonishing power of family bonds and maternal love. Sara is sixteen and pregnant. Her once-devoted boyfriend seems to have disappeared, so she decides her best and only option is an open adoption with George and Eva, a couple desperate for a child. After the birth it's clear Sara has a bond with the child that Eva can't seem to duplicate. When it seems that Sara cannot let go, Eva and George make a drastic decision, with devastating consequences for all of them.

Pauley Mac in Trouble Again

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Author: Darlene Romanski - Stalmach

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1728329477

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 48

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This is Darlene Romanski- Stalmach’s second book in the Pauley Mac series. She uses all the funny information and sayings from the children she has worked with as a mother, grandmother, and first-grade teacher as inspiration in writing her books.

Managing Projects in Trouble

Achieving Turnaround and Success

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Author: Ralph L. Kliem, PMP

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466508035

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 210

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Whether you use budget, schedule, quality, or other criteria, the statistics by think tanks, institutes, associations, and other trade organizations all point to one inescapable conclusion: your project has a greater chance of getting into trouble than staying out of it. Based on the lessons learned by the author during a quarter of a century of leading projects to successful conclusions, Managing Projects in Trouble: Achieving Turnaround and Success unveils the five secrets to ensuring success—even for projects seemingly doomed to fail. Using numerous flow diagrams and checklists, it explains how to take action in ways that will increase the likelihood of success and minimize the possibility of failure. Specifically, it shows you how to: Recognize the symptoms of troubled projects Revisit your project’s vision and execute an improved vision Examine all options for turning your project into a reality Choose the options most appropriate to your situation Supplying step-by-step guidance through each phase, the book explains how to spot the symptoms of troubled projects early on and arms you with time-tested techniques to address the problems that will inevitably emerge. Each chapter includes a case study that illustrates real-world implementation of the actions and steps discussed as well as a checklist to help ease the transition from project failure to surefire success. Learn the five secrets for turning troubled projects around detailed in this book—or continue what you’re doing at your own peril.

Teachers in Trouble

An Exploration of the Normative Character of Teaching

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Author: Stuart Piddocke,Romulo F. Magsino,Michael E. Manley-Casimir

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9780802074362

Category: Education

Page: 301

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The authors of Teachers in Trouble study how teacher conduct is monitored in the classroom and off the job. They propose a classification scheme for behaviours that are likely to upset community norms and bring down censure from the school board.