More Or Less Dead

Author: Alice Driver
Publisher: University of Arizona Press
ISBN: 0816531161
Size: 76.61 MB
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"Through interviews with filmmakers, photographers, artists, and writers, this book analyzes how victims of gender violence have been represented in the mainstream media and how a number of writers, filmmakers, and artists work against this trope to humanize the victims of these crimes"--Provided by publisher.

The Origins Of Everything In 100 Pages More Or Less

Author: David Bercovici
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300224974
Size: 58.57 MB
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Covering 13.8 billion years in some 100 pages, a calculatedly concise, wryly intelligent history of everything, from the Big Bang to the advent of human civilization With wonder, wit, and flair—and in record time and space—geophysicist David Bercovici explains how everything came to be everywhere, from the creation of stars and galaxies to the formation of Earth’s atmosphere and oceans, to the origin of life and human civilization. Bercovici marries humor and legitimate scientific intrigue, rocketing readers across nearly fourteen billion years and making connections between the essential theories that give us our current understanding of topics as varied as particle physics, plate tectonics, and photosynthesis. Bercovici’s unique literary endeavor is a treasure trove of real, compelling science and fascinating history, providing both science lovers and complete neophytes with an unforgettable introduction to the fields of cosmology, geology, climate science, human evolution, and more.

The Less Dead

Author: April Lurie
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0385736754
Size: 40.40 MB
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Sixteen-year-old Noah Nordstrom, whose father is the host of a popular evangelical Christian radio program, believes that the person who has been killing gay teenagers in the Austin, Texas, foster care system, is a regular caller on his dad's show.

Dead Summit

Author: Daniel Loubier
Publisher: AuthorMike Dark Ink
ISBN: 0984580166
Size: 18.78 MB
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Fifty years ago, an event happened in the White Mountains of New Hampshire that had the potential of wiping out the entire human population within that region. The event was quickly addressed by a local group trained to handle this kind of crisis. The death toll was more than anyone had expected, but the event was ultimately silenced, hidden from the radar of the authorities. Since that time, things have been quiet... until now. Charlie and Grace have a shared goal: to summit the tallest peak in each of the 50 states. Five years ago, their journey began at Mt. George, the tallest mountain in the northeast. After Charlie sustained a damaging injury during their ascent, Grace was afraid they might never realize that goal. Five years later, they've come back to where it all began. However, injuries and unpredictable weather patterns won' be the only challenges; they'll now have to find a way to survive an outbreak of the undead. Charlie and Grace must find a way off the mountain, alive, before they succumb to the zombie plague. But there's a secret, buried beneath three-hundred years of lies and deceit. A secret that may prove even more devastating than the zombies themselves.

The Brief History Of The Dead

Author: Kevin Brockmeier
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848546319
Size: 74.99 MB
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'Remember me when I'm gone' just took on a whole new meaning . . . Laura Byrd is in trouble. Three weeks ago she and her friends found themselves alone in one of the coldest, most remote places on earth. Her friends set out in search of help, and now Laura realises that they are not coming back. So she gathers her remaining supplies and sets out on an extraordinary journey. Meanwhile in another city, more and more people arrive every day. Each has a different story to tell, but their accounts have one thing in common - it was their final journey. For this is the city of the dead. And the link between this city and Laura's journey lies at the heart of this remarkable novel. The Brief History of the Dead tells a magical story about our lives - about our place in the world, our connections with each other, and what happens to us all after our deaths. It is a story of spellbinding power and imagination, which resonates long after the final page.

Deeper Than The Dead

Author: Tami Hoag
ISBN: 9781615238873
Size: 66.48 MB
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Three children and their teacher stumble upon a partially buried female body in the woods behind their school. This will mark the end of innocence for an entire community, as the ties that bind families and friends are tested by secrets uncovered in the wake of a serial killer's escalating activity. Detective Tony Mendez, is charged with interpreting those now revealed secrets. He's using a new technique-profiling-to develop a theory of the case, a strategy that pushes him ever deeper into the lives of the three children, and closer to the young teacher whose interest in recent events becomes as intense as his own.

More Than Dates Dead People

Author: Stephen Mansfield
Publisher: Cumberland House Publishing
ISBN: 9781581821185
Size: 10.34 MB
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More Than Dates & Dead People: Recovering a Christian View of History"", by Stephen Mansfield, is a lively, upbeat, edgy look at history as something exciting rather than a boring list of dates to memorize. The focus is on how a Christian world-view affects one's academic and scholarly interests. ""

Dead Girl In Love

Author: Linda Joy Singleton
Publisher: North Star Editions, Inc.
ISBN: 0738722103
Size: 41.58 MB
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This Temp-Lifer assignment will be easy. See, my dead grandmother keeps finding people who need help and then I step into their life—and their body—to help them solve their problems. This time, I’m in the body of my BFF, Alyce, so I won’t have to do a lot of detective work. But, as Alyce, I have one big question: What am I doing in this coffin?

When The Dead

Author: Michelle Kilmer
Publisher: WtD Books
ISBN: 9780988252240
Size: 51.18 MB
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Have you ever wondered what might happen if a group of survivors decided to stay put? To never leave the safety of home to search for salvation? When the Dead . . . provides one scenario to answer the question. In a world where neighbors are strangers and we live behind locked doors, the living dead can really bring issues to a head. There is no way out for the residents of Willow Brook Apartments. Outside a plague is spreading while behind the walls, neighbors are forced to become friends . . . or enemies. When the Dead . . . will introduce you to a doomed family, a dying child, an egomaniac, a murderer, and other undesirables (including the undead!!) in three floors of secured-access chaos.