Naval combat underwent a significant metamorphosis during World War II. Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan launched some of the most powerful battleships ever to sail the world's oceans, yet the conflict witnessed the emergence and triumph of the aircraft carrier as the 20th century's true monarch of the seas. Submarine warfare expanded and developed while aircraft technology and doctrine experienced several revolutionary changes due to the unforgiving demands of the new combat environment.
"Repetitive and anticlimactic"
When painter Shane Bellamy attempts to relaunch his life by moving into a remote summer cottage on the Missouri river, he becomes enthralled by the property's original owners, famed depression-era artist Gustav Wilhelm, and his wife, Marlena; painting their long-dead secrets of betrayal and revenge in a series of increasingly bizarre works, Shane finds that he has not only recreated their dark story on canvas, but he has brought it dreadfully back to life all around him.
"utterly bored by Chapter 15"
Narrative Structures and the Language of the Self by Matthew Clark offers a new way of thinking about the interrelation of character and plot. Clark investigates the characters brought together in a narrative, considering them not as random collections but as structured sets that correspond to various manifestations of the self. The shape and structure of these sets can be thought of as narrative geometry, and various geometries imply various theories of the self.
"Fascinating Topic, Unsuccessfully Addressed"
Biographies fill bookstores and libraries, but rarely if ever, do we find an explicitly self help biography. Step by step, through each period of his life, Andrew Bushard shows you how he has constantly improved himself, encouraging you to do the same. We reap the greatest rewards when we constantly improve ourselves and this work shows you exactly how.
"Highly recommended "
Success can be anything - solving a problem, becoming the president of your country, winning an argument, wooing an individual, or establishing a business. For teenagers success could mean persuading their parents to let them purchase gadgets or go to their friends' places for sleepovers. A kid will feel successful if he or she manages to impress his or her parents with his or her homework or by winning an electronic game. Therefore, every success in life has a particular meaning, purpose, and context.
Andrea Thompson is smart, assertive and beautiful. She's also desperately lonely. Raised in Europe by her grandmother, she struggles knowing neither of her parents wanted her, and she has no idea why. When Andrea receives an urgent call from her older sister Carrie, she agrees to fly to the United States to help. Carrie's newborn daughter Rachel needs a bone marrow transplant. What Andrea doesn't know is that her return to the United States will launch a chain of events that will uncover secrets hidden for decades.
"Loved listening to this audiobook"
Four days ago, Andrea Thompson agreed to fly to the United States to help her sister Carrie. Four days ago, everything changed. Now Andrea is lost and on the run. Dylan Paris is missing. Julia and Crank Wilson are under investigation by the Internal Revenue Service. The Thompson family is scattered and in danger, and Andrea's very identity may hold the key to unlock decades of buried secrets. Andrea, the youngest member of the Thompson clan, sets out on a search to find answers.
In the third and final book of the Rachel's Peril trilogy, prepare to have everything you thought you knew turned upside down. In the first seven days of this trilogy, everything changed. Now Andrea and Dylan are on the run, and the Thompson Sisters are fighting to survive.
This biography explores Kaepernick’s upbringing, high school and college careers, and details his breakthrough into the NFL, all the way through his stinging defeat to the Baltimore Ravens at Super Bowl XLVII. Most fans are aware of Kaepernick’s general story, but in order to truly understand Colin Kaepernick, you must first understand where he came from. Inside, you will discover where it all started and learn why so many fans love Kaepernick so much.
With the whole world watching his every move, Jeremy Lin has become an international phenomenon. Everyone is talking about him, breaking down his basketball skills and analyzing him in every way. But does anyone really understand where he came from and how he got here? With Jeremy Lin: An Unauthorized Biography, listeners will learn everything there is to know about Jeremy Lin and discover exactly how he went from obscurity to ''Linsanity'' - seemingly overnight.
Trail of Bones will keep young adults glued to the pages. Young adult girls will like Rake and Jose because they are not your typical teenager. Young adult boys will like the adventure and probably even the girls in the book.