In the dawning light of a late-summer morning, the people of lower Manhattan stand hushed, staring up in disbelief at the Twin Towers. It is August 1974, and a mysterious tightrope walker is running, dancing, leaping between the towers, suspended a quarter-mile above the ground. In the streets below, a slew of ordinary lives become extraordinary in best-selling novelist Colum McCann's stunningly intricate portrait of a city and its people.
"Great story, less great narration"
Philip Yancey investigates the natural world and discovers the supernatural hiding in plain view. He grapples with why God made the world and what our role truly is, and seeks to answer the question, "How do I live in the natural world while expressing the values of the supernatural?"
"Yancey pulls no punches."
A toy soldier. A butter dish. A compass. Mundane objects, perhaps, but to the remarkable authors in this collection, artifacts such as these have inspired stories that go to the heart of the human experience of World War I. Each author was invited to choose an object that had a connection to the war - a writing kit for David Almond, a helmet for Michael Morpurgo - and use it as the inspiration for an original short story.
"Definitely thought provoking stories about events that should not be forgotten."
How to Grow When Markets Don't addresses this problem and offers real solutions. The authors offer methods to enhance existing asset bases through acquisitions, partnerships, and licensing, and suggest that companies learn not to depend on the CEO to solve the growth crisis. While creating growth in company value has never been an easy task, this program addresses the need for solid and sensible advice.
The overwhelming evidence shows that UFO's and the Alien Threat are VERY real. We are being visited by extraterrestrial beings and the Men in Black are fighting a battle of secrecy to keep us in the dark. In this comprehensive collection you will discover firsthand from best-selling authors, and renowned experts from around the globe, just how horrifying the truth really is. The governments and controlling factions of the world DO NOT WANT YOU TO KNOW THE TRUTH.
"It's full of Commercial Breaks !"
A gentle and once beautiful dog is now old, abandoned and confined to living at the dog shelter. No one wants to adopt an old dog, yet something keeps tugging at him to not give up hope. He spends each day looking for that miracle person who will love and adopt him. Does that person exist? His kennel mates don’t seem to think so and tell him so. On the other side of town, an old man Hank, lives in a house filled with sorrow and despair after losing the love of his life, Emma. Without her what could fill his heart?