Lost in the Wake

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Author: Cork Waddell

Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing

ISBN: 1618979515

Category: Fiction

Page: 197

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The science star ship Lussufer Margo is alerted that a planet has been found in the far corner of the galaxy that has life on it, but one of the exploring team members has been infected with some sort of virus. In this haunted and terrifying sci-fi novel, the ?Beast? unleashes itself on the ship.Unknowingly, the ship?s captain comes into contact with the infected man and becomes infected himself. As the science team sleeps on their way to a new planet, a spike begins to protrude from Captain Crowl?s hand, and he drifts in and out of insanity.The captain is relieved of command by the second in charge, civilian Science Officer Bell, an extremely competent female officer. The ship becomes stranded near the barren planet after a hasty takeoff and is forced to call the U.S. Military for help.Eventually, the military ship and the Lussufer Margo become trapped within the planet, where they find both ancient and modern craft abducted from Earth. Will the Bermuda Beast continue to kill and infect at will, or will the survivors escape from this Bermuda Triangle of space?

In the Wake of the Wake

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Author: David Hayman,Elliott Anderson

Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

ISBN: 9780299076009

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 210

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This ground-breaking exploration of the influential aura of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake initially appeared as a special issue of TriQuarterly (No. 38, Winter 1977). Available now in a permanent format, if offers both students and scholars an excellent introduction to major contemporary figures writing within the Joycean tradition.

In the Wake of Terror

Class, Race, Nation, Ethnicity in the Postmodern World

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Author: Epifanio San Juan

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9780739117224

Category: Political Science

Page: 203

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In the Wake of Terror focuses on the controversies over the linkage of class exploitation and the ideology of racism, the role of nationalism in postcolonial politics, and ethnic exclusion.

In the Wake of the Giant

Multinational Restructuring and Uneven Development in a New England Community

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Author: Max H. Kirsch

Publisher: SUNY Press

ISBN: 9780791438275

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 146

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Contrasting "native" and "outsider" points of view, this book explores the contemporary realities of work, development and redevelopment in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, a New England community undergoing rapid industrial restructuring.

The Wake

A Play in Two Acts

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Author: Steve Allen

Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

ISBN: 9780871297198

Category: Irish Americans

Page: 107

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The Wake

A Novel

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Author: Paul Kingsnorth

Publisher: Graywolf Press

ISBN: 1555979076

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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"A work that is as disturbing as it is empathetic, as beautiful as it is riveting." —Eimear McBride, New Statesman In the aftermath of the Norman Invasion of 1066, William the Conqueror was uncompromising and brutal. English society was broken apart, its systems turned on their head. What is little known is that a fractured network of guerrilla fighters took up arms against the French occupiers. In The Wake, a postapocalyptic novel set a thousand years in the past, Paul Kingsnorth brings this dire scenario back to us through the eyes of the unforgettable Buccmaster, a proud landowner bearing witness to the end of his world. Accompanied by a band of like-minded men, Buccmaster is determined to seek revenge on the invaders. But as the men travel across the scorched English landscape, Buccmaster becomes increasingly unhinged by the immensity of his loss, and their path forward becomes increasingly unclear. Written in what the author describes as "a shadow tongue"—a version of Old English updated so as to be understandable to the modern reader—The Wake renders the inner life of an Anglo-Saxon man with an accuracy and immediacy rare in historical fiction. To enter Buccmaster's world is to feel powerfully the sheer strangeness of the past. A tale of lost gods and haunted visions, The Wake is both a sensational, gripping story and a major literary achievement.

The Wake of Imagination

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Author: Richard Kearney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134812590

Category: Philosophy

Page: 480

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With his remarkable range of vision, the author takes us on a voyage of discovery that leads from Eden to Fellini, from paradise to parody - plotting the various models of the imagination as: Hebraic, Greek, medieval, Romantic, existential and post-modern.

In the Wake of the Butcher

Cleveland's Torso Murders

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Author: James Jessen Badal

Publisher: Kent State University Press

ISBN: 9780873386890

Category: True Crime

Page: 255

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"In the Wake of the Butcher is based on police reports, autopsy protocols, personal interviews with the descendants of victims and investigators, and unpublished manuscripts and is illustrated with maps, rare crime scene and morgue photographs, and newspaper photos. The author dispels some long-held rumors about the crimes and confirms others. In the Wake of the Butcher presents its compelling case and leaves readers to come to their own conclusions about the notorious Cleveland murders."--BOOK JACKET.

In the Wake of First Contact

The Eliza Fraser Stories

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Author: Kay Schaffer

Publisher: CUP Archive

ISBN: 9780521499200

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 320

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In this book, colonialism, race, and gender are explored through the cultural representations of an episode of Australian history.

In the Wake of the Tiger

Irish Studies in the Twentieth-First Century

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Author: David Clark

Publisher: Netbiblo

ISBN: 8497455479

Category: Education

Page: 230

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The field of Irish Studies has undergone a period of great fruitfulness over the last decade. Concurrent with the economic revolution and subsequent financial crash, an immense interest in the island of Ireland and her cultural practices has been apparent from parts of the globe, and academic debate on Irish culture and society has been intense and prosperous. This volume contains a number of essays which approach a variety of issues raised within the framework of post-“Celtic Tiger” Ireland, with contributions from scholars working in Europe. The book is divided into four sections: on Trauma Studies, on the relationship between Ireland with Europe and the rest of the world, on Audiovisual Studies and on Ireland and the Celtic Tiger. The essays reflect a variety of issues which are of great relevance to an understanding of the world of Irish Studies at the end of the first decade of the twenty-first century.