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A Different Blue

By Amy Harmon
  • ISBN Code: : 3736315031
  • Publisher : BASTEI LÜBBE
  • Pages : 446
  • Category : Fiction
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"Manchmal können genau die Dinge uns retten, vor denen wir gerettet werden möchten." Die 19-jährige Blue Echohawk hat nur ein Ziel: herausfinden, wer sie wirklich ist. Von ihrer Mutter als Kleinkind am Straßenrand zurückgelassen, ist Blue in dem schmerzhaften Glauben aufgewachsen, ganz allein auf der Welt zu sein. Sie spürt, wie ihr Leben ihr jeden Tag ein bisschen mehr zu entgleiten droht. Doch dann trifft sie auf ihren neuen Geschichtslehrer Darcy Wilson. Er ist jung, hat einen coolen britischen Akzent und eine ansteckende Leidenschaft für sein Unterrichtsfach. Darcy ist der erste Mensch, der an Blue glaubt und hinter ihre abweisende Fassade blickt. Aber Blue und Darcy wandern auf einem schmalen Grat. Denn während sich die beiden einander immer mehr öffnen, wissen sie auch, dass eine Liebe zwischen ihnen unmöglich ist ... "Alles an diesem Buch ist einfach nur wunderschön." ALL ABOUT ROMANCE BLOG Remake von FÜR IMMER BLUE

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East Before South is the tale of a very long trip that began, innocently enough, with a fabulous party in Rio de Janeiro. The journey will take you on a ride in rattletrap buses, dugout canoes, camel trucks, army convoys, sea ferries, and clapped-out trains. It will take you through places not on any map. With hundreds of (sometimes) irreverent travel anecdotes of the kind you just won’t find in any other travel book, it’s the unvarnished truth. It will show you the world the way it really is. From Rio, the road took me across the heartland of Brazil to Belem at the mouth of the mighty Amazon and upriver into the heart of the jungle. Then down the coast for the Carnaval and further down still, hugging the beaches, toward Argentina and Buenos Aires. Tango. To the very tip of the continent: wind-blasted Patagonia. Up again, a yoyo trip, north to Salta, and through the unofficial border to Bolivia’s wild west. Then: a transcontinental flight to Europe: family and friends in Poland, then —Quickly!— across the Baltic Republics to the Russian border, where I was arrested and deported before I could properly enter the country. Two days later, back again, toward Moscow again, and farther east still, always east, on the Tran Siberian Express bound for Ulan Bator. A weeklong journey across the wasteland of Siberia to Mongolia: there are roads there, yes, like there are tracks on Mars. The Mongolians have a saying: “Two Chinese are worth one Korean. Two Koreans are worth one Japanese. Two Japanese are worth one Mongolian.” But that, of course, is a lie. South, then, toward Beijing and then more south to Shanghai and more south still to Hong Kong: stopping in places for reasons that are never specifically clear, the road taking me ever farther from the beginning. Hot-air balloon over Guilin. Then Bangkok in a blur: after a day of intensive culinary tuition, I can now burn Thai food with as much efficiency as I burn everything else. Then an island where I've been before —Ko Samui— which is no longer the same. Back to Bangkok. To Borneo. Back to Bangkok. To Manila. Then Alaska. Then half-neglected, half-lost, the ancient city of Leh: prophetic words on the roof of the world, their truth distilled to its crudest essence. Then, finally, South Korea: “The Soul of Asia” as proclaim the tourist slogan slapped across the fleet of taxis that cruise the wide boulevards of Seoul. From Korea, from Japan, around the Ring of Fire: Taipei, albeit ever so quickly: touch-and-go, really. KL for a massage. Singapore for the Singapore Sling. Then from the coffee plantations and volcanoes of Java to the primary rainforests and spiritual smorgasbord of Sulawesi and Bali: surfers’ paradise. Indonesia encompasses over 13,000 islands with 336 ethnic groups and a borderless rainbow babel of different languages, cultures and traditions. In addition to coffee-colored Hindus, Christians and Buddhists, this is the home of more Muslims than all the Middle East. Linking the islands is the lingua franca of Bahasa and an underlying songline of history: animist religions are uniting threads that cross oceans, adding layers of meaning to the word “multicultural”. Here some Muslims drink beer and arak in addition to java; some worship Buddha, Vishnu, Krishna, and Jesus in addition to Allah; while others leave offerings to good and evil pagan spirits (tourists included). In fact, clutched in the talons of the mythical Garuda, the national airline and state crest, is the motto “Unity in Diversity”. I muse about that in an undertaker’s shop, where he sells coffins and Coca-Cola side-by-side, and at the same time, it seems. There was much more. I hitched rides on logging trucks and dugout canoes, traveling often alone, crisscrossing language-zones and time-zones, transfixed by an idea of the world…, a way around it. The fourth book of the Travelogues, "East Before South" is a story of that trip.

Interviews With the Jazz Greats...and More!

By CHARLES H. CHAPMAN
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  • Publisher : Mel Bay Publications
  • Book Code : 1609743679
  • Total of Pages : 80
  • Category : Music
  • Members : 230
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Here is a collection of insightful interviews with many of the most prominent figures in today's guitar world. Presents 25 articles selected from Charles Chapman's extensive work as a music journalist, including legends such as Johnny Smith, Tim May, Martin Taylor, John Abercrombie, George Benson, John Scofield, and Howard Alden. an interview with renowed luthier Robert Benedetto is included as an added bonus. This book illustrates the passion these guitarists have for their art, the respect they have for music and one other, and their desire to pass their art and sentiments on to others.

Forensic Science

By Evgeny Katz,Jan Halámek
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 3527693521
  • Total of Pages : 446
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 831
  • Pdf File: forensic-science.pdf

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Concentrating on the natural science aspects of forensics, top international authors from renowned universities, institutes, and laboratories impart the latest information from the field. In doing so they provide the background needed to understand the state of the art in forensic science with a focus on biological, chemical, biochemical, and physical methods. The broad subject coverage includes spectroscopic analysis techniques in various wavelength regimes, gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, electrochemical detection approaches, and imaging techniques, as well as advanced biochemical, DNA-based identification methods. The result is a unique collection of hard-to-get data that is otherwise only found scattered throughout the literature.

Violets Are Blue

By Barbara Dee
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Book Code : 1534469206
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
  • Members : 854
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From the author of the acclaimed My Life in the Fish Tank and Maybe He Just Likes You comes a moving and relatable middle grade novel about secrets, family, and the power of forgiveness. Twelve-year-old Wren loves makeup—special effect makeup, to be exact. When she is experimenting with new looks, Wren can create a different version of herself. A girl who isn’t in a sort-of-best friendship with someone who seems like she hates her. A girl whose parents aren’t divorced and doesn’t have to learn to like her new stepmom. So, when Wren and her mom move to a new town for a fresh start, she is cautiously optimistic. And things seem to fall into place when Wren meets potential friends and gets selected as the makeup artist for her school’s upcoming production of Wicked. Only, Wren’s mom isn’t doing so well. She’s taking a lot of naps, starts snapping at Wren for no reason, and always seems to be sick. And what’s worse, Wren keeps getting hints that things aren’t going well at her new job at the hospital, where her mom is a nurse. And after an opening night disaster leads to a heartbreaking discovery, Wren realizes that her mother has a serious problem—a problem that can’t be wiped away or covered up. After all the progress she’s made, can Wren start over again with her devastating new normal? And will she ever be able to heal the broken trust with her mom?

Gem Testing

By B. Anderson
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  • Publisher : Read Books Ltd
  • Book Code : 1447494652
  • Total of Pages : 254
  • Category : Science
  • Members : 483
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This unusual work is a complete treatise on the identification of precious stones that is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the jeweller or antiquarian's bookshelf. Contents Include: Preface; How to Use The Book; Refractive Index and its Measurement; Double Refraction and How to Detect it; Colour, Colour Filters and the Dichroscope; Specific Gravity and How to Measure It; Detection of Synthetic and Imitation Stones; The Use of the Microscope; The Identification of Diamond; The Identification of Ruby; The Identification of Sapphire; The Identification of Emerald; Aquamarine and Alexandrite; The Identification of Zircon; The Identification of Topaz; The Identification of Pink, Mauve, etc. Stones; The Identification of Brown and Orange Stones; Quartz, Opal, and Garnets; Tourmaline, Peridot, and Spinel; Identification of Translucent and Opaque Stones; Amber, Tortoiseshell, Coral, and Jet; Pearls: Real, Cultured, and Imitation; Appendix: Glossary, Alphabetical Summary of Gem Species, Crystal Systems, Bibliography, Specific Gravity and Refractive Index Tables; Names and Addresses of Recommended Suppliers; and an Index. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

Pizza, Love, and Other Stuff That Made Me Famous

By Kathryn Williams
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  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Book Code : 0805096345
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Members : 591
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Sixteen-year-old Sophie Nicolaides was practically raised in the kitchen of her family's Italian-Greek restaurant, Taverna Ristorante. When her best friend, Alex, tries to persuade her to audition for a new reality show, Teen Test Kitchen, Sophie is reluctant. But the prize includes a full scholarship to one of America's finest culinary schools and a summer in Napa, California, not to mention fame. Once on set, Sophie immediately finds herself in the thick of the drama—including a secret burn book, cutthroat celebrity judges, and a very cute French chef. Sophie must figure out a way to survive all the heat and still stay true to herself. A terrific YA offering—fresh, fun, and sprinkled with romance.

Social Cognition, Inference, and Attribution

By R. S. Wyer, Jr.,D. E. Carlston
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  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Book Code : 1134925549
  • Total of Pages : 390
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 844
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Book Short Summary:

First published in 1979. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Digital Wars

By Charles Arthur
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  • Publisher : Kogan Page Publishers
  • Book Code : 0749472049
  • Total of Pages : 344
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 876
  • Pdf File: digital-wars.pdf

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The first time that Apple, Google and Microsoft found themselves sharing the same digital space was 1998. They were radically different companies and they would subsequently fight a series of pitched battles for control of different parts of the digital landscape. They could not know of the battles to come. But they would be world-changing. This new edition of Digital Wars looks at each of these battles in turn. Accessible and comprehensive, it analyses the very different cultures of the three companies and assesses exactly who are the victors on each front. Thoroughly updated to include information on the latest developments and rising competitors Samsung, it also include a completely new chapter on how China moved from being the assembly plant for music players and smartphones, to becoming the world's biggest smartphone business.

Interpreting Clifford Geertz

By Jeffrey C. Alexander,Philip Smith
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 0230118984
  • Total of Pages : 216
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 219
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Theorist Clifford Geertz's influence extends far beyond Anthropology. This volume reflects the breadth of his influence, looking at Geertz as a theorist rather than as an anthropologist. To date there has been no impartial, comprehensive, and authoritative work published on this critical figure.

Archadea

By Barbara DeFratis
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  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Book Code : 1546243593
  • Total of Pages : 164
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 257
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Norhem and So’hem share their continent, with more than just the mountain range dividing them. Both Norhem and So’hem believe they are the true followers of the one true god; the problem is, they worship two different gods. They both use fear of the other to control their people, which is the least of their problems. Norhem is their own worst enemy because they study religion instead of scientific facts and scientific reality, which is enforced by theocratic law. So’hem remains their own worst enemy when they choose to steal from Norhem rather than solving problems.

Linear Models And Regression With R: An Integrated Approach

By S Rao Jammalamadaka,Debasis Sengupta
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  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Book Code : 9811200424
  • Total of Pages : 772
  • Category : Mathematics
  • Members : 609
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Starting with the basic linear model where the design and covariance matrices are of full rank, this book demonstrates how the same statistical ideas can be used to explore the more general linear model with rank-deficient design and/or covariance matrices. The unified treatment presented here provides a clearer understanding of the general linear model from a statistical perspective, thus avoiding the complex matrix-algebraic arguments that are often used in the rank-deficient case. Elegant geometric arguments are used as needed.The book has a very broad coverage, from illustrative practical examples in Regression and Analysis of Variance alongside their implementation using R, to providing comprehensive theory of the general linear model with 181 worked-out examples, 227 exercises with solutions, 152 exercises without solutions (so that they may be used as assignments in a course), and 320 up-to-date references.This completely updated and new edition of Linear Models: An Integrated Approach includes the following features:

If It's Purple, Someone's Gonna Die: The Power of Color in Visual Storytelling

By Patti Bellantoni
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  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Book Code : 1136068457
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 406
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If it's Purple, Someone's Gonna Die is a must-read book for all film students, film professionals, and others interested in filmmaking. This enlightening book guides filmmakers toward making the right color selections for their films, and helps movie buffs understand why they feel the way they do while watching movies that incorporate certain colors. Guided by her twenty-five years of research on the effects of color on behavior, Bellantoni has grouped more than 60 films under the spheres of influence of six major colors, each of which triggers very specific emotional states. For example, the author explains that films with a dominant red influence have themes and characters that are powerful, lusty, defiant, anxious, angry, or romantic and discusses specific films as examples. She explores each film, describing how, why, and where a color influences emotions, both in the characters on screen and in the audience. Each color section begins with an illustrated Home Page that includes examples, anecdotes, and tips for using or avoiding that particular color. Conversations with the author's colleagues-- including award-winning production designers Henry Bumstead (Unforgiven) and Wynn Thomas (Malcolm X) and renowned cinematographers Roger Deakins (The Shawshank Redemption) and Edward Lachman (Far From Heaven)--reveal how color is often used to communicate what is not said. Bellantoni uses her research and experience to demonstrate how powerful color can be and to increase readers awareness of the colors around us and how they make us feel, act, and react. *Learn how your choice of color can influence an audience's moods, attitudes, reactions, and interpretations of your movie's plot *See your favorite films in a new light as the author points out important uses of color, both instinctive and intentional *Learn how to make good color choices, in your film and in your world.