There's nothing phony about this study guide for J.D. Salinger's The Catcher in the Rye, which explores the mind of disturbed teen Holden Caulfield, as he struggles to find an authentic world. Designed for students, this guide to The Catcher in the Rye contains everything you need to ace quizzes and essays on this literary classic.
This summary was made for the listener who has a deep curiosity about classic literature, especially Animal Farm. It is the ideal guide to help you get a grasp on Orwell’s story, which has been viewed as an allegory for 20th Century politics. In quick chapter breakdowns and analyses, this summary explains how Orwell’s book was a cautionary tale against dictatorship, Communism, and the Soviet Union. Read this guide to get an overview and understanding of Animal Farm's themes, motifs, and symbols.
This summary explores the major ideas found in Grain Brain, as well as the key take-aways from each chapter. Use it to help you make sense of the key thoughts Perlmutter presents and understand why the foods you eat play such an important role in your brain's health.
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Strange and legendary Dremlock Kingdom is facing destruction from both within and beyond its stone walls in the form of goblins - creatures spawned by evil that come in all shapes and sizes - and the Deep Shadow, a hungry and spreading force of dark sorcery that infects people with madness. To save their kingdom, the knights recruit a lonely and isolated boy named Lannon who lives in a wooded valley with his crazy father, who bears a dark illness of the soul, and his foul-tempered mother.
A practical guide to public speaking for those just starting out as well as seasoned pros. A useful audiobook covering everything from speech preparation and delivery, protocol for speakers, speaking concerns for authors, how to prepare and excel if you're asked to speak on TV, and lots more. In this audiobook, you will learn: How to research, prepare for, and give the most popular types of speeches, from the keynote address to a 90 minute workshop, all-day seminar, participating in a panel, the toast, roast, and more.
Running from the world, their ship crippled, their supplies dangerously low, Team Grendel follow Ballantine's lead to a promised paradise. A place where they can hide and regroup, rest, and plan the next step in their lives. If only life were so simple. Within hours of arriving at their idyllic island, Team Grendel and the crew of the Beowulf III quickly realize that once again they have been thrust into a nightmare of gigantic proportions.
There is something in the deep. Something large. Something hungry. Something prehistoric. And Team Grendel must find it, fight it, and kill it. Kinsey Thorne, the first female US Navy SEAL candidate has hit rock bottom. Having washed out of the Navy, she turned to every drink and drug she could get her hands on. Until her father and cousins, all ex-Navy SEALS themselves, offer her a way back into the life: as part of a private, elite combat Team being put together to find and hunt down an impossible monster in the Indian Ocean.
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Team Grendel is back and this time they have double the monster sharks and double the trouble as a drug cartel and the Mexican Navy are both ready to blow the Beowulf III out of the water! When a top secret, undercover mission goes wrong for one of the company's operatives, Ballantine must call on Team Grendel and the crew of the Beowulf III to take down a drug lord and stop Southern California from being overrun by a new substance more addictive and deadly than any drug on the planet.
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Max Larkin and Jesse Fairlane are the top two detectives in Rockton Illinois. In Lies to Die for, the second book in the Max Larkin Detective series, they are in pursuit of a killer that is branding letters into the victim's bodies. Is it someone the victims know or is it just a random person taking out frustrations on the small community of Rockton? Max is fresh coming off of his one month suspension for hiding things from his captain while Jesse has been holding down the fort during his absence.
Team Grendel has made some enemies. The team of ex-Navy SEALs, scientists, and highly trained misfits may have saved countless lives, but they are now paying for their heroism. Pursued relentlessly across the globe by an unknown group, Team Grendel finds themselves disavowed by the United States and other sovereign nations for their work outside legal channels.
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Graeme Simsion's The Rosie Project beautifully crafts the tale of a man struggling with undiagnosed Asperger's syndrome, trying to fit in. Let the chapter-by-chapter guide in this sidekick help you explore the thought-provoking issues raised in The Rosie Project. You'll also find in-depth character analyses and a breakdown of key symbols. Despite Don and Rosie's seeming incompatibility, Don finds himself drawn to her, willing to deviate from his schedule and act impulsively. Rosie is clearly interested in Don despite his missteps.
Once eighteen-year-old Connor Moore stumbles across an almost human species, he is faced with history's darkest secret, a daunting future, and a love life he can't even begin to explain. Concealed throughout the pages of time, there has been a powerful race of human-like creatures manipulating mankind. This Elite race is made up of five ruling families, who have obeyed The Law and remained content to keep their identities a mystery.
Whether you're just picking up Baldacci's detective thriller series King and Maxwell for the first time or you're a longtime fan, this analysis will serve as a companion into the complexities of the novel. King and Maxwell is rife with political intrigue, exploring themes such as transparency in government, the real cost of war, and the power of technology. This analysis will give you the insight needed to navigate the murky political waters alongside the detectives. Enhance your understanding of the themes, motifs, and ideas underlying the plot of King and Maxwell.
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Gods of Guilt is a thrilling tale for a variety of readers, and this comprehensive analysis helps you decipher the characters' motives and navigate the American legal system. Meet Haller's obstacles, such as questionable DEA agents and immoral private investigators, as he fights to solve the mystery and save his client from wrongful imprisonment. Learn how Connelly surprises his readers with plot twists and unpredictable conclusions in his latest mystery thriller.
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Dr. Jan Yager, who is also author of the award-winning book, Business Protocol, among other titles, covers the 15 international protocol concerns that readers need to be aware of as well as tips on foreign business travel, making your website more global, faux pas to avoid, negotiating styles, contracts and getting paid, gift-giving, legal considerations, and ethics. There is a chapter that provides a country by country etiquette guide and another chapter on how to build a global relationship so that the business will follow.
Make Every Second Count goes beyond the usual time-management books to bring you a broad range of strategies and tactics dozens of proven methods to get more done in less time. You ll discover how to maximize your time by setting priorities, create useful schedules, and overcome procrastination, how to boost your energy level and productivity with proper diet, exercise, and sleep.
A new evil threatens to bring down legendary Dremlock Kingdom. With two famous Knights struck down, and fear and chaos running wild, Lannon finds himself involved in another bizarre mystery as the forces of the relentless Deep Shadow plot to assassinate the squire and his friends.
Consider this sidekick your comprehensive companion to Ender's Game. Within, you'll find a detailed look at this sci-fi literary classic, with information on everything from the setting to the novel's themes. The writing style and setting analyses delve into author Orson Scott Card's terse, almost militaristic writing style and the speculative world he's created, where the Cold War never really ended and tensions between America and the so-called Warsaw Pact (the fictional equivalent of the Soviet bloc) are second in intensity only to the fear of another alien invasion.
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Gifted housebreaker, Michael O'Connor, awakens inside an ultramodern criminal justice system where prison walls are replaced by surveillance equipment and a host of actors hired to determine if he is worthy of freedom. While he was sleeping, the Supreme Court declared long term incarceration to be cruel and unusual punishment and ordered two million felons released. The result was utter chaos and the backlash from law-abiding citizens and police departments reshaped the United States. Felons now enter reeducation programs where they live freely among the population.
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This sidekick for Private LA is full of features to help you better appreciate this pause resister, such as character analysis and discussions of the book's setting and narration style. In chapter-by-chapter summaries and analyses of Private LA, learn the details of this double-whammy thriller involving media-savvy assassins and a missing Hollywood "it" couple.