Few moments in history have seen as many seismic transformations as 1979. That one year marked the emergence of revolutionary Islam as a political force on the world stage, the beginning of market revolutions in China and Britain that would fuel globalization, and the first stirrings of the resistance movements in Eastern Europe and Afghanistan that ultimately led to the collapse of the Soviet Union. More than any other year in the latter half of the 20th century, 1979 heralded the economic, political, and religious realities that define the 21st century.
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EFT tapping, also known as emotional freedom techniques, is your golden ticket to goal success - both when it comes to setting your goals and then ensuring you achieve them. Discover how to super-charge the familiar goal setting process in a revolutionary way that eradicates goal stoppers (EFT tapping) and turbo-charges the law of attraction (matrix goals re-imprinting).
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Deciding to journey to Texas in order to interview a couple of Texas Rangers, May Meriwether hopes to find new, fresh inspiration. Once she arrives in Red River County, both her Rangers are out of town, but she has a novel to finish and get off to her publisher and enlists her Ranger's cousin to transcribe the pages.
Unbeknownst to loved ones, a headstrong young wife is snatched off the prairie by two Comanche braves, carried north of the Red River, and traded to their war chief for ponies. After five years, a small detail of Texas Rangers rides into camp, and she determines that day will bring freedom or death. She'll remain captive no more.
"Made it through half"
Seduced by evil, Cain kills Abel then flees with his sister to the land of Nod. Bereaved of all their children in one day, Adam and Eve are heartbroken...until they see a vision of Abel in paradise with their childhood pets, Lion and Lamb, and Eve finds the strength to wait upon the Lord for His blessing.
Dorothy and Solomon live in a new housing estate on the outskirts of an English village. She's recently bought her bungalow; he's recently become the night watchman. He is black, an immigrant. She is white, a recently retired music teacher. They are both solitary, reticent outsiders. When they move tenuously toward each other and their paths briefly cross, neither of them can know that it will be the last true human contact either will have.
"A (Non-Linear)Tale of Two Lives in Today's England"
Francis Barber, a Jamaican forced into slavery as a child, becomes the manservant and friend of literary legend Dr. Samuel Johnson. Randy Turpin beats Sugar Ray Robinson in 1951 to become, for a short time, middleweight champion of the world. David Oluwale, stowed away on a ship bound for England from West Africa, has dreams of becoming an engineer. Each man soon falls from grace, becoming just another face with the wrong color skin.
"Just not for me"
A sweeping story of orphans and outcasts, haunted by the past and fighting to liberate themselves. At its centre is Monica Johnson, cut off from her parents after falling in love with a foreigner, and her bitter struggle to raise her sons in the shadow of the wild moors of the north of England. Intertwined with her modern narrative is the ragged childhood of Emily Brontë’s Heathcliff, the antihero of Wuthering Heights and one of literature’s most enigmatic lost boys.
Here's the audiobook that reveals the inside story to conducting effective job interviews. Outlining the whole interview process, from preparation to close and follow-up, the authors provide sound advice.
"A Reference Book for Interviewing"
Persistent faith brings redemption and reconciliation. Propelled by blind love, Mary Rachel Buckmeyer defies her father to elope with Caleb Wheeler. The newlyweds run off to California then partner with his cousin in his dry goods business. Unbeknownst to the young bride, her new husband sends his kissing cousin ahead. He wants his love and his new wife's money, too. Betrayal and murder drive Mary, soon a young mother, to the depths of despair.
Do you wish you could control your fear when speaking in public? Do you worry that you don't command attention? In this program, Caryl Rae Krannich, Ph.D., author of over 40 business and personal development books, reveals the secrets to become an effective speaker.
"good for those it may apply to"
This step-by-step guide outlines the necessary preparation and execution you need to know to get a raise, including: salary myths and realities, compensation trends, base pay options, and how to approach your employer. Filled with practical tips, this audiobook will help you identify what you're really worth, clearly communicate that value to your boss, and ultimately improve your financial future.
A novel about Catholic girls poised - hilariously- on the brink of going all the way, Virgins recalls in aching detail what it was like to be an 18-year-old Catholic high school senior...in the '50s. This book contains the rules and regimen, hijinks and longing of that time.
Condor, c'est l'histoire d'une enquête menée à tombeau ouvert dans les vastes étendues chiliennes. Une investigation qui commence dans les bas-fonds de Santiago submergés par la pauvreté et la drogue pour s'achever dans le désert minéral de l'Atacama. Condor, c'est une plongée dans l'histoire du Chili. De la dictature répressive des années 1970 au retour d'une démocratie plombée par l'héritage politique et économique de Pinochet. Les démons chiliens ne semblent pas près de quitter la scène.
Caryl Phillips has received international acclaim for his works, including the Martin Luther King Memorial Prize, a Guggenheim fellowship, and membership in the Royal Society of Literature. Dancing in the Dark brilliantly re-creates the life of Bert Williams, the first black entertainer to achieve stardom in America. In 1896, when Bert decides to perform his stage routine in blackface, he is accused of reviling his race even as he becomes a star in Ziegfeld's Follies.
With each child that is passed through the fire, their battle songs grow stronger, but the Lord works in mysterious ways. Noah's wife bears him three sons, Japheth, Ham, and Seth, and together all the men embark on the massive task of building the giant ark. Methuselah means "when I die, the deluge comes", and as the vessel of their salvation nears completion, he joins the grandfathers in paradise. One week later, the rain - which has never fallen on Earth before - begins.
Two best friends from high school, Peggy Morrison and Constance Masters, reunite in Washington and continue their indecent behavior. One becomes a Capitol Hill gossip columnist and the other is a prize-winning journalist, and both exploit their feminine wiles to get what they want.
"Narration drips with ?????"
Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, Caryl Phillips has won numerous awards for heralded worksof fiction and nonfiction. In the Falling Snow revolves around Keith, born in England to West Indian parents and raised—for the most part—by his white stepmother. Unmoored by a failing marriage, a distant son, and estrangement from his own father, Keith faces daunting change and must accept unsettling truths about himself and those around him.
"Had Great Potential but Quickly Went Downhill!!!"
Rubén, fils du célèbre poète Calderón assassiné dans les geôles de la dictature argentine, est un rescapé de l'enfer. Trente ans plus tard, il se consacre à la recherche des disparus du régime de Videla. Quand sa route croise celle de Jana, une jeune sculptrice mapuche qui lui demande d'enquêter sur le meurtre de son amie Luz, la douleur et la colère les réunissent. Mais en Argentine, hier comme aujourd'hui, il n'est jamais bon de poser trop de questions, les bourreaux et la mort rôdent toujours.
When murder strikes a small-time hood in Boston, street-smart reporter Sally Ellenberg and blue-blooded Jack Aiken plunge into a deadly world of conspiracy and behavior-control technology that may reach as high as the White House.