In this transporting book, David Oliver Relin shines a light on the work of Geoffrey Tabin and Sanduk Ruit, gifted ophthalmologists who have dedicated their lives to restoring sight to some of the world’s most isolated, impoverished people through the Himalayan Cataract Project, an organization they founded in 1995. Tabin was the high-achieving bad boy of Harvard Medical School, an accomplished mountain climber and adrenaline junkie as brilliant as he was unconventional.
Sports Illustrated's chief NBA writer, Jack McCallum, only planned to spend the preseason with the Phoenix Suns as an "assistant coach" - and then write a story about his experiences. Instead, he stayed on with the Suns throughout their exciting and controversial 2005-2006 season. Gaining access to everything from locker-room chats with superstar point guard Steve Nash, to coaches' meetings with maverick coach Mike D'Antoni, McCallum learned what makes this wildly popular, innovative, and international assemblage of talented players and brilliant coaches tick.
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Sal's life has been thrown into turmoil, and he's on the run - from more than one pursuer, it appears. He is accompanied by his new-found friend, Shilly, and he's not entirely sure where he wants to go. But Shilly is. She wants to find her teacher Lodo's old teacher, the Mage Van Haasteren, which means they must head north to the Interior, where Sal's mother was born. The journey is over rugged, mountainous country on the Old Line, and it's dangerous.
Beka and Charley were left alone by their parents more than a year ago. They are trapped in a city surrounded by a massive wall. Time is running out for the two of them to uncover the secrets behind their capture and to realize their best hope for survival could cost them everything.
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Ray Greenland is an exemplary family man, a Thames River pilot who guides others to safety, while his wife Lily runs a dating agency, navigating others to happy futures. What none of those around him know, including Lily and their children, is that Ray's life is not his own. An act committed when he was twelve has meant that Ray must live under a false identity for the rest of his life.
"10-Second Videos from Your Sunglasses. Thank Snapchat" is from the November 11, 2016 Business section of The New York Times. It was written by Daniel Victor and narrated by Kristi Burns.
This brand-new series introduces Lee Nez, a New Mexico State police officer who is a nightwalker, a Navajo vampire. When a complicated case goes bad, Lee draws the attention of FBI agent Diane Lopez. Together, they are soon on the hunt for three vampires - including the one who created Lee. Take his current cases. Lee suspects that the vampire who created him during World War II is back in the US, searching for a cache of stolen plutonium. And Lee's being stalked.