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Dieppe Decoded

Author : David O'Keefe
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One of the most important Canadian non-fiction books we have published: the groundbreaking, thrilling, ultra-secret story behind one of WWII's most enduring mysteries, which fundamentally changes our understanding of this sorrowful event in Canada's past. The Dieppe Raid--the darkest day in Canadian military history--has been one of the most perplexing mysteries of WWII, when almost 4,000 Canadian amphibious troops stormed the small French port town, only to be ambushed by the waiting Germans, slaughtered, wounded or captured. This catastrophe, coupled with the 7 decades-long mystery surrounding the reason for the operation, left a legacy of bitterness and recriminations and controversial charges ranging from incompetence to conspiracy. O'Keefe's detective-like research over 15 years in the Intelligence archives of 5 countries now reveals that it was a vitally secret "pinch raid," organized by British Naval Intelligence and the Joint Intelligence Committee. The mission: under cover of a raid to secretly steal the German code books that would unlock the Enigma cipher machine that held the key to the German High Command's plans. One of the key figures behind the mission, along with Mountbatten and Churchill, was Commander Ian Fleming, waiting in a ship off-shore for the code books that might have saved countless lives and shortened the war by some years.

One Day in August

Author : Maria Gonnella
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Born and raised in Newark, NJ, the Author allows us to share her personal memories of life in a Public Housing Project in the 1960s. After the death of her father, she began to seek refuge into her childhood memories as well as digging deeper into her ancestry as a way of removing herself from the pain of her loss, only to re-discover the blessings that her father left behind. During her journey, she is exposed to many heart breaking and joyful lessons, causing much confusion and pain along the way. Remembering how it was and knowing how it is, would allow her to create a balance between past and present that would ultimately find a life that has come full circle.

Accounts and Papers

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords
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National Forests and the Public Domain Hearing August 29 1925

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Lands and Surveys. Subcommittee on S. Res. 347
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One Day at a Time

Author : Susie McRae
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If you have picked up this book, if you are reading these words, you have walked into a divine appointment. From cover to cover, these writings will accompany you through the day. When the hours ahead hold smiles and laughter, the goodness of God is clear. But what do you do with the pain you didn't see coming or the loss you were not prepared to face? The heart of God is rich with love. He cares about everything concerning you. Snuggled into the center of the Bible is the book of Psalms. You will find great joy and deep sorrow reflected in the beauty of these scriptures. By examining three translations of the word of God, you will gain insight into the Father's heart. Tomorrow is not promised; however, be confident that the God of mercy and grace walks with you--one day at a time.

Just One Day

Author : Gayle Forman
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From the New York Times bestselling author of If I Stay Allyson Healey's life is exactly like her suitcase—packed, planned, ordered. Then on the last day of her three-week post-graduation European tour, she meets Willem. A free-spirited, roving actor, Willem is everything she’s not, and when he invites her to abandon her plans and come to Paris with him, Allyson says yes. This uncharacteristic decision leads to a day of risk and romance, liberation and intimacy: 24 hours that will transform Allyson’s life. A book about love, heartbreak, travel, identity, and the “accidents” of fate, Just One Day shows us how sometimes in order to get found, you first have to get lost. . . and how often the people we are seeking are much closer than we know. The first in a sweepingly romantic duet of novels. Willem’s story—Just One Year—is coming soon!

Biennial Report

Author : Colorado. Bureau of Labor Statistics
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The Magical Circle School Newsletter August 2014

Author : Colleen Criswell
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Time Travel

Author : Summersill Elementary School
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A Narrative of Events Since the 1st of August 1834

Author : James Williams
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Parliamentary Papers

Author : Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons
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August is a Good Time for Killing

Author : Martin Greenberg
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Black August

Author : Timothy Williams
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An Italian police detective investigates a teacher’s murder in a novel by one of the “10 Best Modern European Crime Writers” (The Observer). Commissario Trotti of Italy’s Polizia di Stato is called to the scene of the brutal murder of an old friend, schoolteacher Rosanna Belloni, who has been found bludgeoned in her apartment. Trotti’s superiors warn him off the case, but he is determined to hunt down the killer. There are lots of loose ends. Rosanna’s sister, a notorious drug addict, is missing. Is a recent, unexplained suicide in the River Po connected to the murder? Where does the discovery of a car dredged up from the delta fit in? Faced with a seemingly unsolvable mystery, Trotti must also grapple with obstructive colleagues—and problems in his private life. Winner of a Crime Writer’s Association Award “Trotti himself is perversely lovable; totally dedicated but not without dark, self-deprecating humor.” —Booklist “The Italian atmosphere is authentically beguiling. First-rate in every way.” —The Times (London) “[Williams’s] simple but stylish dialogue-driven prose is convincingly Continental, his plotting impeccable.” —Time Out

The Shadow of August

Author : Sue Welford
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After her mother's death, Mattie learns much about her past- She learns that she has grandparents that she has never met and a house in Cornwall that she has never seen, and the surprises don't end there.

Red Deer

Author : T. H. Clutton-Brock
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Red Deer: Behavior and Ecology of Two Sexes is the most extensive study yet available of reproduction in wild vertebrate. The authors synthesize data collected over ten years on a population of individually recognizable red deer, usually regarded as conspecific with the American elk. Their results reveal the extent of sex differences in behavior, reproduction, and ecology and make a substantial contribution to our understanding of sexual selection.

Law and Recovery from Disaster

Author : Robin Paul Malloy
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Using Hurricane Katrina as a lens, this volume addresses the problems of property in the aftermath of a major disaster, covering important issues concerning property law, public policy, disaster preparedness and community recovery.

Environmental Policy and Public Health

Author : William N. Rom
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This textbook provides an overview of the major environmental policy issues, past and present, and explains the interplay among law, science, and advocacy as related to environmental policymaking in the United States and abroad. Environmental Policy and Public Health examines the main sources of pollution and threats to environmental integrity and explores the consequences of pollution on the environment and the population. Throughout the book, noted environmental policy expert William N. Rom explains the legal basis for environmental action, beginning with the Clean Air Act, the Wilderness Act, the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, and international treaties. In addition to providing information about existing laws, the author presents potential policy alternatives that offer real-world solutions. Comprehensive in scope, the book incorporates developments in law, economics, global warming, and air pollution. Environmental Policy and Public Health covers these topics and also puts an emphasis on wilderness protection. An important focus of the book is an assessment of the role of policy analysis in the formation and implementation of national and local environmental policy. Companion Web site:

August Pedals

Author : Cristal A. Ramsey-Hawthorne
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August Pedals is a book about real life experiences that can cause people to ask questions about choices in life to see if the path he or she is about to take will be the one that will take them to where they are trying to go in life. The purpose of the book is to bring people to a point of realizing how to achieve the best in life. Sometimes (most times), this is done by associating with people that are also geared toward seeking the best in life! If you are at a crossroads in your life and need some refreshment to get a jump-start on where you need to proceed next, this book will help you to think about what that next step should be to get you on the right path.

To Serve Without Favor

Author : Human Rights Watch, Helsinki Staff
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The use of force

An Authentic Copy of the Minutes of Evidence on the Trial of John Smith a Missionary in Demerara

Author : Guiana, British. Courts. General Court Martial
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