Sometimes in medicine the only way to know what is truly going on in a patient is to operate, to look inside with one's own eyes. This book is exploratory surgery on medicine itself, laying bare a science not in its idealized form but as it actually is - complicated, perplexing, and profoundly human.
With an executive order from President Franklin Roosevelt in 1941, the United States Marine Corps - the last all-white branch of the U.S. military - was forced to begin recruiting and enlisting African Americans. The first black recruits received basic training at the segregated Camp Montford Point, adjacent to Camp Lejeune, near Jacksonville, North Carolina.
From Elmore Leonard, the author who has influenced more writers than any other, comes a collection of the stories that launched his phenomenal career....
"Great, but not the "complete" western stories"
This collection features a selection of classic short stories and poems by legendary Western authors Stephen Crane, Bret Harte, and Jack London.
Get ready for eight fantastic new adventures in space and time with the Doctor and his companions, featuring stories from many of Doctor Who's most popular authors from the worlds of television, print, comics and audio as well as new talent and fresh voices...and read by your favourite Big Finish actors! 'Rise and Fall' by George Mann. Read by William Russell. On a distant planet, faces bloom in the air for a fraction of a second before disappearing. Will the Doctor and Ian solve the puzzle?
Richard Nixon said he wanted administration to be "the best chronicled in history". But when Alexander Butterfield disclosed the existence of a voice-activated tapind system to a Senate committee in July 1973, Nixon's White House and its recordings quickly became the most infamous in American history. Only 60 hours were actually made public in the 1970s. Many thousands of hours remained secret and Nixon's hands, and he fought fiercely to keep them that way right up to his death.
"Good cast of characters for this reenactment"
Two boys commit a murder - not for gain, or out of passion - just to do it, just to experience the thrill. Based on the infamous 1924 trial of Leopold and Loeb, Never the Sinner is their story and the story of one of the most famous American lawyers and civil libertarians, Clarence Darrow. In the case of a lifetime, Darrow is called in to defend the monstrous and win freedom for the depraved.
From the Supernatural Case Files of Sherlock Holmes London's most beloved detective encounters his most deadly foe, and the results will be unlike any Sherlock Holmes adventure before it!
Collected here for the first time, Theroux's tales are funny, sardonic, sensuous and evocative, streaked with terror and cruelty. All glow with Theroux's intelligence, elegance and ironic wit; with his marvelous sense of place; and with his tragi-comic vision. Full of suspense and the unexpected, this collection shows Theroux, the secret writer, as a master of the form.
The third in a series of American Western short stories compiled by Jon Tuska, and preformed by celebrity readers.
The third in a series of plays inspired by stories from the Arabian Nights. Shared roots and scattered families in the melting pot of modern Jerusalem. Tired after a stressful trip, Ajib is stopped by security officers as he tries to fly out of Ben Gurion airport on his way home to the U.S. They don't think his story adds up. Can he make them believe him? And does he actually know the whole story himself?
Ever notice sounds? I mean really notice them? I do. I don't have any choice, not since I fell into The Loop. And what's The Loop? It's a world - a world of sounds and narration, of incidental music and special effects. The Loop is ambiance, implication, and the subtle - and not-so-subtle - manipulations of the Off-Mike People. But people are the same on or off The Loop, a distressing fact that always seems to add up to Blues for Johnny Raven.
Most Americans have no idea that the White House was swarmed by UFOs not once but TWICE, once in 1952 and again in 1963. A massive UFO silently loomed over the huge Los Angeles Basin near the coast and was fired on for HOURS by US military forces leaving millions in damages and the loss of human life. No ship was retrieved only stalactite metals that could very well have been debris from an alien spacecraft from another world or dimension as top experts in quantum mechanics have proposed.