Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation weirdly at peace with perpetual war, with all the financial and human costs that entails. Sensible yet provocative, dead serious yet seriously funny, Drift will reinvigorate a "loud and jangly" political debate about how, when, and where to apply America's strength and power - and who gets to make those decisions.
"Half the National Debt?"
A potential breakthrough discovery to reverse global warming...a series of unexplained sudden deaths in British Columbia...a rash of international incidents between the United States and one of its closest allies that threatens to erupt into an actual shooting war...NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his children, Dirk. Jr. and Summer, have reason to believe there's a connection here somewhere, but they also know they have very little time to find it before events escalate out of control.
"Intersting But Not Solo"
His first day on the job, Cork stumbles across a secret room with the remains of six murder victims inside. Five appear to be nearly half a century old - connected to what the media had dubbed “The Vanishings,” a series of unsolved disappearances in the summer of 1964, when Cork’s father was sheriff in Tamarack County. But the sixth has been dead less than a week. What’s worse, two of the bodies - including the most recent victim - were killed using Cork’s own gun, one handed down to him from his father.
"Another Great Cork O'Connor Mystery!!"
A potential breakthrough discovery to reverse global warming, a series of unexplained sudden deaths in British Columbia, a rash of international incidents between the United States and one of its closest allies that threatens to erupt into an actual shooting war.... NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his children, Dirk. Jr. and Summer, have reason to believe there's a connection here somewhere, but they also know they have very little time to find it before events escalate out of control.
"Good action but...."
In a galactic culture that extends from quasi-utopian worlds, like New Alexandria, to vermin-infested slums, like Old Earth, starship pilots have become the great romantic heroes of the day. When Star-Pilot Grainger is rescued from a shipwreck, he finds himself pressed into reluctant service to fly the Hooded Swan, the prototype of a new kind of interstellar ship. He's also picked up an alien parasite that's determined to share his brain....
"An old favourite in a new format."
First published in 1907, The Defense of Duffer's Drift is a classic essay on small unit tactics based on author Ernest Dunlop Swinton's experiences in the Boer War in South Africa.
NUMA director Dirk Pitt and his children, Dirk. Jr. and Summer, have reason to believe there's a connection here somewhere, but they also know they have very little time to find it before events escalate out of control. Their only real clue might just be a mysterious silvery mineral traced to a long-ago expedition to find the fabled Northwest Passage.
Does your child find it difficult to get to sleep? This gentle, relaxing download for kids about 8 years and over, (and even adults too) can be really helpful and calming. Children relax comfortably, imagining breathing in the colour of calm and breathing out worrying thoughts or feelings. Using an imaginary paintbrush or gold glitter pen, they paint or write down any worries on to a sheet of white paper and then fold it up over and over and squeeze it into a matchbox.
"Good, apart from the Audible bit"
One of the prerequisites to deep peaceful sleep is physical relaxation and part of this hypnotherapy session is designed to guide you into a place of deep physical relaxation. The other prerequisite is a quiet mind and this is where hypnotherapy really comes into its own. The mistake a lot of people make is that they focus on what the don't want because they don't want it and then end up creating more of that thing because they're focusing on it.
"It didn't work for me"
One lost soul is the adopted daughter of a Mafia enforcer. The other is a Drifter, a being so disconnected from time and substance that he exists only to be tethered to someone—anyone more real than himself. As 20-year-old Baby Doll stands at the graveside service of her controlling father-figure, her life begins to change when one who’s neither angel nor demon draws near to whisper words of hopeful desperation: “Do you see me?”
The three Oakenfeld children, Susan, Charles, and Murray, are perplexed. Their parents aren't letting them turn on the television. Something strange is going on in the city, that's for sure. And now Mom and Dad are sending them off to Canada to stay with their Uncle Farley - who they've never even met! New York-based author and teacher Dale Peck was inspired to write this amazing story after the events of September 11, 2001.
The Drift is a fast-paced trip through the lurid world of modern hobos. Charles Harmon had a firm grip on the American dream until his mind started to crack. Now he's a know-it-all tramp riding the rails. When a friend asks Charles to help find his missing niece, the trail leads to an unsavory world of drug running and white supremacy.
"Nothing Else Like It"
This workshop explains how parents need to "lay claim" to their child when moving from foster to adoptive parent. Practical tips for facilitating this shift in relationship are offered.
At first sight, Jill's life looks like a dream. Her boyfriend Simon, a lawyer, is appointed to Aruba, and they live in a beautiful apartment on the water. Still, things are not alright with Jill. Her relationship is about to burst, and she feels lost on the island. A diving course offers some distraction. But then she finds out that her instructor, Edsel, knows more about the disappearance of the American tourist Christine Bird than he should.
Undine thinks she could be happy living in a world where Stephen is still alive. Back in the real world, Trout could be happy too - as long as he doesn't think about Undine's disappearance, or why her shadow appears in his photographs. Phoenix is now in town, a drifter, passing through with his conjuring tricks. But they can't keep drifitng forever, and one hot summer night their worlds collide.
"Undine is A-Drift"
This exclusive audio collection includes four unabridged tales from The Frontier Stories: Volume Two that will continue to inspire and delight listeners and stand as a living testament to the enduring power of America's favorite storyteller.
"Great Short Stories"