The Long Mirage

The Long Mirage Author David R. George III
ISBN-10 9781501133213
Release 2017-02-28
Pages 400
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Continuing the post-television Deep Space Nine saga comes this thrilling original novel from New York Times bestselling author David R. George III! More than two years have passed since the destruction of the original Deep Space 9. In that time, a brand-new, state-of-the-art starbase has replaced it, commanded by Captain Ro Laren, still the crew and residents of the former station continue to experience the repercussions of its loss. For instance: Quark continues his search for Morn, as the Lurian—his best customer and friend—left Bajor without a word and never returned. Quark enlists a private detective to track Morn down, and she claims to be hot on his trail. Yet the barkeep distrusts the woman he hired, and his suspicions skyrocket when she too suddenly vanishes. At the same time, Kira Nerys emerges from a wormhole after being caught inside it when it collapsed two years earlier. She arrives on the new DS9 to discover Altek Dans already there. While inside the Celestial Temple, Kira lived a different life in Bajor’s past, where she fell in love with Altek. So why have the Prophets moved him forward in time…and why have They brought him and Kira together? ™, ®, & © 2016 CBS Studios, Inc. STAR TREK and related marks and logos are trademarks of CBS Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

The Long Mirage

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ISBN-10 151823674X
Release 2017
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The Long Mirage has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Long Mirage also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Long Mirage book for free.


Mirage Author Matt Ruff
ISBN-10 3423215941
Release 2015-07-01
Pages 496
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Mirage has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Mirage also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Mirage book for free.

The Long Space

The Long Space Author Peter Hitchcock
ISBN-10 0804773408
Release 2009-12-01
Pages 320
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The resurgence of "world literature" as a category of study seems to coincide with what we understand as globalization, but how does postcolonial writing fit into this picture? Beyond the content of this novel or that, what elements of postcolonial fiction might challenge the assumption that its main aim is to circulate native information globally? The Long Space provides a fresh look at the importance of postcolonial writing by examining how it articulates history and place both in content and form. Not only does it offer a new theoretical model for understanding decolonization's impact on duration in writing, but through a series of case studies of Guyanese, Somali, Indonesian, and Algerian writers, it urges a more protracted engagement with time and space in postcolonial narrative. Although each writer—Wilson Harris, Nuruddin Farah, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, and Assia Djebar—explores a unique understanding of postcoloniality, each also makes a more general assertion about the difference of time and space in decolonization. Taken together, they herald a transnationalism beyond the contaminated coordinates of globalization as currently construed.

Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage Author Leo A. Mallette
ISBN-10 9781439639320
Release 2011-05-09
Pages 128
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Rancho Mirage is a beautiful residential and desert-resort community nestled along the Santa Rosa Mountains, located between the cities of Palm Springs and Palm Desert in the Coachella Valley. Bighorn sheep and the Agua Caliente tribe of Cahuilla Indians were the area’s early inhabitants. Date farms and ranchos developed after aquifers were discovered. Guest ranches soon followed and became favorite destinations for the rich and famous in the 1940s and 1950s. By the early 1950s, residential communities designed in classic Desert Modern style were being constructed along with the valley’s first two country clubs with 18-hole golf courses. Rancho Mirage soon emerged as the “golf capital of the world” and has since grown to be a premier resort and residential community with a permanent population of 16,870 and several thousand additional winter residents who enjoy the city’s 10 country clubs, three world-class resorts, and scores of restaurants.

Death in the Long Grass

Death in the Long Grass Author Peter Hathaway Capstick
ISBN-10 9781466803923
Release 1978-01-15
Pages 320
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Few men can say they have known Africa as Peter Hathaway Capstick has know it-- leading safaris through lion country; tracking man-eating leopards along tangled jungle paths; running for cover as fear-maddened elephants stampede in all directions. And of the few who have known this dangerous way of life, fewer still can recount their adventures with the flair of this former professional hunter-turned-writer. Based on Capstick's own experiences and the personal accounts of his colleagues, Death in the Long Grass portrays the great killers of the African bush-- not only the lion, leopard, and elephant, but the primitive rhino and the crocodile waiting for its unsuspecting prey, the titanic hippo and the Cape buffalo charging like an express train out of control. Capstick was a born raconteur whose colorful descriptions and eye for exciting, authentic detail bring us face to face with some of the most ferocious killers in the world-- underrated killers like the surprisingly brave and cunning hyena, silent killers such as the lightning-fast black mamba snake, collective killers like the wild dog. Readers can lean back in a chair, sip a tall, iced drink, and revel in the kinds of hunting stories Hemingway and Ruark used to hear in hotel bars from Nairobi to Johannesburg, as veteran hunters would tell of what they heard beyond the campfire and saw through the sights of an express rifle. As thrilling as any novel, as taut and exciting as any adventure story, Death in the Long Grass takes us deep into the heart of darkness to view the Africa that few people have ever seen.

The Long Night of White Chickens

The Long Night of White Chickens Author Francisco Goldman
ISBN-10 1555846394
Release 2007-12-01
Pages 472
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The Long Night of White Chickens is a novel truly born of two worlds: It is the story of Roger Graetz, raised in a Boston suburb by an aristocratic Guatemalan mother, and his relationship with Flor de Mayo, the beautiful young Guatemalan orphan sent by his grandmother to live with his family as a maid. When, years later in the 1980s, Flor is murdered in Guatemala while running an orphanage, Roger returns to uncover the truth of her death. There he is reunited with Luis Moya, a childhood friend, and together they attempt to chronicle Flor's life story, a quest that will have unexpected, and unforgettable repercussions.

The Long Road to Baghdad

The Long Road to Baghdad Author Lloyd Gardner
ISBN-10 9781595586018
Release 2010-03-01
Pages 320
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Places the Iraq War in the context of U.S. foreign policy since Vietnam

The Education Mirage

The Education Mirage Author Ira J. Winn
ISBN-10 9780595291427
Release 2003
Pages 192
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How can education foster critical thinking? Why do our supposedly best-educated lead us toward political and ethical bankruptcy? What can be done to supplant the current testing mania? In The Education Mirage educator Ira Winn faces just such questions, and more. Here you will learn creative teaching, not the piling of facts or memorizing what to think and the five reasons why-which leads to classroom stupor. Today, teaching is often mechanical, a lost art, even as the shortage of good teachers is a catastrophe. Even computers are not the magic key to reform, although they are an important adjunct. True reform always deals with the way we think, with sharpening abilities to make judgments and to question facts, definitions, and values. The road to school hell is littered with quick fixes. We can do better, much better.

The Mirage Of China

The Mirage Of China Author Xin Liu
ISBN-10 9780857456120
Release 2013-07-15
Pages 222
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Today’s world is one marked by the signs of digital capitalism and global capitalist expansion, and China is increasingly being integrated into this global system of production and consumption. As a result, China’s immediate material impact is now felt almost everywhere in the world; however, the significance and process of this integration is far from understood. This study shows how the a priori categories of statistical reasoning came to be re-born and re-lived in the People’s Republic - as essential conditions for the possibility of a new mode of knowledge and governance. From the ruins of the Maoist revolution China has risen through a mode of quantitative self-objectification. As the author argues, an epistemological rift has separated the Maoist years from the present age of the People’s Republic, which appears on the global stage as a mirage. This study is an ethnographic investigation of concepts - of the conceptual forces that have produced and been produced by - two forms of knowledge, life, and governance. As the author shows, the world of China, contrary to the common view, is not the Chinese world; it is a symptomatic moment of our world at the present time.

The Mirage of Human Rights

The Mirage of Human Rights Author Elias C. Hill
ISBN-10 9781475948875
Release 2012-10-01
Pages 302
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Henry and Sophia Dixon are a bit surprised when their three children-sixteen-year-old Andrew, fourteen-year-old Mary, and twelve-year-old Greco-want to replace their typical evening bedtime story with a discussion of human rights principles. Henry is a math teacher, and he isn't sure he can add much to the discussions. But he is determined to help his children understand the underpinnings of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Each night, the family gathers in the living room and listens as Mr. and Mrs. Dixon try to help their kids understand the world we live in today against the backdrop of human rights principles. From the Bill of Rights and other constitutional amendments to national and world politics, the lessons the Dixons provide explore vital elements in the formation and the running of the United States. Using a wide array of examples, Henry and Sophia present the human rights principles, their benefits, and their inherent pitfalls to their eager audience. Through the interactions of the fictional Dixon family, The Mirage of Human Rights presents an in-depth study-an historical outline of the evolution of and development of human beings' God-given rights. In addition, the family's relationship serves to remind us of a time when the model family provided a stronger foundation for our developing youth.

The Frank Family that Survived

The Frank Family that Survived Author Gordon F. Sander
ISBN-10 0801473721
Release 2007
Pages 298
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In 1945, after many adventures and appalling vicissitudes, they finally emerged to face the uncertainties of postwar Holland and the promise of the New World. Both a history and a memoir, [the book gives an] account of the war in Holland, the occupation, and the resistance (including the Jewish resistance) to be published for several years. Despite that resistance, and the help of the Dutch citizens who sheltered their Jewish neighbors, most of Dutch Jewry was destroyed.-Back cover.

The Mirage

The Mirage Author Naguib Mahfouz
ISBN-10 9780307947673
Release 2012-02-14
Pages 400
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A stunning example of Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian author Naguib Mahfouz’s psychological portraiture, The Mirage is the story of an intense young man who has been so dominated by his mother that her death sets him dangerously adrift in a world he cannot manage alone. Kamil Ru’ba is a tortured soul who hopes that writing the story of his life will help him gain control of it. Raised by a mother who fled her abusive husband and became overbearingly possessive and protective toward her young son, he has long been isolated emotionally and physically. Now in his twenties, Kamil seeks to escape her posthumous grasp. Finding and successfully courting the woman of his dreams seems to promise salvation, until his ignorance of mature love and his fear and jealousy lead to tragedy.

The Long Road Home

The Long Road Home Author Richard McKenzie Neal
ISBN-10 9781449031855
Release 2009-11
Pages 216
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By this point in our lives (my target readers) we've all heard the old adage "You can't go home." But what does it mean? As life winds down and the drone of existence begins to wane, I'm feeling an intangible desire or need to reach back into my past and reconnect with a by-gone time and and/or dead. It feels like an elusive melody that seems distantly familiar, yet strange and unidentifiable. If all the above sounds like a premonition of the inevitable, I agree and accept that my time is ticking away. But it's not about's about going home! I'm not afraid of dying, but I do struggle with the reality that I will no longer physically exist. I have to wonder if the term "going home" isn't a misnomer and maybe...just maybe, we're trying to return to "Neverland" (Fridays With Landon). When we were very young we searched for that elusive, utopian community...and studies have shown that in our declining years, we slowly revert to our childhood. Another line-of-thought is that it's all just a mirage. We know and accept that a man can be dying of thirst, in the middle of the driest desert, and his mind will anesthetize him by creating the illusion of an oasis. If we can acknowledge that phenomenon (the mind's coping mechanism) then it shouldn't be much of a stretch to reason that the elderly possess those same innate coping ease their journey home. Of course their mirage would be about "going home..".not to a place, but to another time. What is the driver for this (apparently) universal pilgrimage? I have to wonder, even compare it to an addict's motivation (The Path to Addiction) more trip down that path of pleasant memories even as the host is being sacrificed.

The Mirage of Love

The Mirage of Love Author Lady Diana
ISBN-10 9789384318963
Release 2015-02-06
Pages 116
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The novel is a scathing attack on the hypocritical cultural and traditional dogmas of the society. The protagonist of the novel is a married woman who rebels against the norms of the society. After four years of being married and after having served her family with the best of her capacity, she takes a U-turn in her relationships and defies them as it brought to her only a sense of servile existence. She attempts to rise above the menial existence and she tries to assert for an identity beyond the home hemisphere. Her attempts not only lead her to a struggle for ambitious goals but she also embarks on a journey of lust and self-realization. She enters into a relationship with another man and ironically, the illegitimate relationship creates in her a sense of security, identity and independence. This novel is entirely fictitious and it depicts the struggle of any woman in all her plural existence in any set society. The protagonist is un-named solely for the reason that she represents the universal search for identity among women-kind.

A Drink at the Mirage

A Drink at the Mirage Author Michael J. Rosen
ISBN-10 9781400854875
Release 2014-07-14
Pages 76
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"Between the discovery that there is a design which only his poetry enables him to find as he confronts the world and the discovery that such a design is a snare, merely a means of keeping him from further discernment, Michael Rosen is wedged, is productively pinioned, [ should say, for it is just this pressure--of meaning discerned on one hand and of meaning distrusted on the other--which makes the tension of these poems, a new version of the old wars between mind and body, memory and hope, self and surround. How tender and inclusive are Rosen's preoccupations, and how disabused his conclusions! One reads these playful, stricken poems with wonder--how will such ventures conclude, or even persist? What will happen next? Here is a poet who persuades us, as the saying goes, to stay tuned."--Richard Howard Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

The Sword Of Angels

The Sword Of Angels Author John Marco
ISBN-10 9780575100909
Release 2010-10-07
Pages 800
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An all-new dose of John Marco's trademark combination of morally ambigous and complex action, tight plotting and vivd characterisation. This is action-driven fantasy, packed with magic, betrayal and battle, from one of the most exciting authors in world fantasy. Set in a richly built world which beautifully evokes of magical lands, is detailed in its dissection of motive, and compelling in its characters, The Sword of Angels is the latest work from a natural and mature storyteller revelling in his ability. Building on the success of the acclaimed 'Tyrants and Kings' trilogy, and his growing fanbase in the UK and US, this is a perfect novel for new readers and old fans of John Marco's work alike.