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A Real Basket Case

By Beth Groundwater
  • ISBN Code: : 1645404579
  • Publisher : Speaking Volumes
  • Pages : 305
  • Category : Fiction
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An Agatha Award Finalist for Best First Novel A-tisket, a-tasket, an indiscretion gone terribly wrong . . . A Real Basket Case, the first book in the Claire Hanover Mystery series. Feeling neglected by her workaholic husband, forty-something gift basket designer Claire Hanover joins an aerobics class at the urging of her best friend Ellen. Divorced and bitterly unhappy, Ellen and most of the other women in the class add a little vicarious excitement to their lives by flirting with the handsome instructor, Enrique. In a moment of weakness, Claire agrees to let the charming Enrique come to her house to give her a massage. She realizes she has made a deadly mistake when Enrique is shot and killed in her bedroom and her husband Roger is arrested for the murder. Determined to clear Roger's name and save her marriage, Claire sets out to find the real killer, encountering drug dealers, jealous ex-girlfriends, and angry cops along the way. Praise for A Real Basket Case: “Will appeal to Desperate Housewives fans and those who like cozies with a bit of spice”—Booklist “A tense, exciting debut.”—Kirkus Reviews “A real winner! Don't miss it.”—Maggie Sefton, bestselling author of Knit One, Kill Two

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  • Pdf File: the-art-of-cheating.pdf

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Cheat? ME? Never!!! Well, except that one time... Who says you should always tell the truth? With this handy informational guidebook you can con your way through life -- from finessing your resume, to lying about your age, to getting a date. Whether you've decided to cheat out of sheer desperation or the need to get ahead, The Art of Cheating provides essential tips and guidelines for how to be the ultimate swindler, and how to spot the con artists among us. You'll learn what it takes to be a great cheater, and the pros and cons to every swindle. As a newly minted master of deception, you'll be able to cheat: ¥ On a diet ¥ On your spouse or significant other (or both!) ¥ On your taxes ¥ On standardized tests ¥ Death And more! With clever illustrations and humorous deadpan delivery, The Art ofCheating will have you sleeping your way to the top, faking an illness, and forging someone else's handwriting -- without batting an eye.

International Trade, Capital Flows and Economic Development in East Asia

By Anthony Bende-Nabende
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  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Book Code : 1351926500
  • Total of Pages : 240
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 786
  • Pdf File: international-trade-capital-flows-and-economic-development-in-east-asia.pdf

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The book provides an understanding of how international trade and capital flows have engineered the development process in East Asia, and examines the real and potential challenges that the region is expect to encounter in the twenty-first century. It integrates four topics (i.e. capital flows, East Asia, globalization and economic development) that are at the centre of the social, political and economic debate. The text highlights the region's growing strategic importance in the twenty-first century globalizing world, where transnational corporations are playing an increasingly decisive role in the global distribution of production and trade. It blends generalised regional analyses with country-specific case studies in the world's most dynamic region. It is so well designed that each of the seventeen countries that comprise the region gets some space for discussion. Thus, the text is a valuable contribution to the social science and business literature, with a special focus on the now strategic region of East Asia.

Let Food Be Your Medicine

By Don Colbert, M.D.
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  • Publisher : Worthy Books
  • Book Code : 1683970586
  • Total of Pages : 308
  • Category : Health & Fitness
  • Members : 238
  • Pdf File: let-food-be-your-medicine.pdf

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Most of us think God is not concerned with what we eat, but the Bible actually offers great insight and instruction about the effects of food on our bodies. Dr. Colbert introduces a revolutionary sugar detox method, combined with an anti-inflammatory form of the modified Mediterranean diet that resolves a broad spectrum of diseases, including diabetes, heart disease, dementia, cancer, and osteoarthritis. Just imagine - understanding how food alone can produce mental clarity, balanced weight, and longevity. Includes meal plans.

The Love Series Complete Box Set

By Melissa Collins
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : M Collins Author LLC
  • Book Code : 0986388629
  • Total of Pages : 707
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 824
  • Pdf File: the-love-series-complete-box-set.pdf

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The entire series is together for a limited time. This box set includes the complete Love Series - Let Love In, Let Love Stay, Let Love Heal, Let Love Shine, Let Love Be, and Let Love Live. From New Adult to M/m Contemporary Romance, there's something in here for everyone. Laugh, cry, and fall in love with the couples of this bestselling series.

Commodifying Bodies

By Nancy Scheper-Hughes,Loic Wacquant
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Book Code : 1849206600
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 887
  • Pdf File: commodifying-bodies.pdf

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Increasingly the body is a possession that does not belong to us. It is bought and sold, bartered and stolen, marketed wholesale or in parts. The professions - especially reproductive medicine, transplant surgery, and bioethics but also journalism and other cultural specialists - have been pliant partners in this accelerating commodification of live and dead human organisms. Under the guise of healing or research, they have contributed to a new 'ethic of parts' for which the divisible body is severed from the self, torn from the social fabric, and thrust into commercial transactions -- as organs, secretions, reproductive capacities, and tissues -- responding to the dictates of an incipiently global marketplace. Breaking with established approaches which prioritize the body as 'text', the chapters in this book examine not only images of the body-turned-merchandise but actually existing organisms considered at once as material entities, semi-magical tokens, symbolic vectors and founts of lived experience. The topics covered range from the cultural disposal and media treatment of corpses, the biopolitics of cells, sperm banks and eugenics, to the international trafficking of kidneys, the development of 'transplant tourism', to the idioms of corporeal exploitation among prizefighters as a limiting case of fleshly commodity. This insightful and arresting volume combines perspectives from anthropology, law, medicine, and sociology to offer compelling analyses of the concrete ways in which the body is made into a commodity and how its marketization in turn remakes social relations and cultural meanings.

I Just Happened to Be There

By Nick Perito
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1469105055
  • Total of Pages : 337
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 496
  • Pdf File: i-just-happened-to-be-there.pdf

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NICK PERITO has accompanied, arranged, composed and conducted for many of the world’s most famous singers and entertainers. His career in television has earned him twelve Emmy nominations. This book offers an affectionate glimpse of his upbringing as the son of Italian immigrants and recounts his successful career in the colorful and unpredictable world of show business. “I NEVER THOUGHT I could get up in front of an audience and just sing my favorite songs – and even make it into a one-woman show. It was Nick’s idea and he was relentless in insisting that I do it. God will get him for that!” – Bea Arthur “I ADORE THE work of Nick Perito because it is an extension of the warmth, humor and charm of the man. He has made a tremendous contribution to the preservation of great music and continues to create fresh and essential sounds for our time. Bravo, Nick!” – Michael Feinstein “SOMETIMES WHEN I’m listening to a Perry Como recording and I hear Nick Perito playing so beautifully behind him, it brings me to a sweeter time in my life. All those great songs and arrangements. Recently I had the good fortune to have Nick as my conductor and what a treat. I almost stopped the show just to watch him play. What a life he has led! Sometimes it’s just the quiet guy behind the piano who has the best stories to tell. Nick is one of them. You’ll love his book.” – Regis Philbin “NICK PERITO NOT only just happened to be there,’ he was a vibrant and active participant in the glory days of American popular music. For those interested in the music and personalities of this marvelous era, I cannot recommend this book more highly.” – Patrick Williams “NICK IS A great arranger, a wonderful musician, a dear friend...and he can write, too.” – Linda Hope