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Little Black Lies

By Sandra Block
  • ISBN Code: : 1455583758
  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Pages : 368
  • Category : Fiction
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She helps people conquer their demons. But she has a few of her own... In the halls of the psychiatric ward, Dr. Zoe Goldman is a resident in training, dedicated to helping troubled patients. However, she has plenty of baggage of her own. When Zoe becomes obsessed with questions about her own mother's death, the truth remains tauntingly out of reach, locked away within her nightmares of an uncontrollable fire. And as her adoptive mother loses her memory to dementia, the time to find the answers is running out. As Zoe digs deeper, she realizes that the danger is not just in her dreams but is now close at hand. And she has no choice but to face what terrifies her the most. Because what she can't remember just might kill her. Little Black Lies is about madness and memory - and the dangerous, little lies we tell ourselves just to survive.

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Innovative Selling is a unique book for corporate sales professionals and their sales leaders about how to prepare, manage, cope, and succeed at corporate global sales. Recent research has discovered concerning underlying discontent with professional sales people who represent global sales organizations. This book assists the sales professionals with navigating the dilemmas and pitfalls that confront today’s corporate sellers so they emerge at the other end mentally healthy, skilled, and sane. The book also tackles and simplifies the basic steps of the overall sales process, territory planning, and product training, so as to ultimately improve your sales results. Many sales people today are looking for a simple and concise book to guide them through the corporate sales process–this is the book for you.

Cop Under Fire

By David Clarke Jr.
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  • Publisher : Worthy Books
  • Book Code : 1683970640
  • Total of Pages : 272
  • Category : Political Science
  • Members : 318
  • Pdf File: cop-under-fire.pdf

Book Short Summary:

America has become increasingly divided and polarized in recent years. With growing racial tension, animosity toward law enforcement professionals, government corruption, and disregard for the constitutional process, there seems to be no easy answer in sight. But Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke knows where we must begin: we must stop blaming others; look at our problems with open eyes; take ownership of our family, community, and country; and turn to God for solutions. Deeply rooted in Sheriff Clarke's personal life story, this book is not a dry recitation of what has gone wrong in America with regard to race. It's about the issues that deeply affect us today-both personally and politically-and how we can rise above our current troubles to once again be a truly great people in pursuit of liberty and justice for all. "The principles Sheriff Clarke stands for are the same principles this nation was built on. He's much more than the Milwaukee County Sheriff. He's America's Sheriff . . . and Cop Under Fireis a must-read for people who love this great country." -SEAN HANNITY, FOX News Channel "Clarke is a unique voice today: fearless in his contempt for political correctness and eloquent in his articulation of core American values." -HEATHER MACDONALD, Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of The War on Cops "Sheriff David Clarke provides a much-needed voice of reason in tackling America's challenges. He speaks his mind, and his no-nonsense approach to law and order is exactly what we need to make our country safer." -CHRIS W. COX, Executive Director, NRA Institute for Legislative Action "Even in a predominantly liberal community, his message of law and order, accountability, and self-empowerment resonates. He is one of America's most important cultural voices." -MARK BELLING, Talk Radio Host for 1130 WISN-AM in Milwaukee and columnist for newspapers including the Milwaukee Post "At a time when America seems to have lost its way, Sheriff David Clarke offers critically important leadership, both as one of the nation's top cops and as a much-needed public truth teller." -MONICA CROWLEY, PH.D., FOX News Channel, The Washington Times "I implore all to read Cop Under Fire . . . Sheriff Clarke is a tremendous leader, follower, and a strong voice of reason who needs to be heard by all!" -KRIS "TANTO" PARONTO, Former U.S. Army Ranger (2nd Battalion, 75th Regiment), Security and Military Consultant, and Hero of the Benghazi Attack

No More Lies

By Dick Gregory
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  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Book Code : 0063042592
  • Total of Pages : 400
  • Category : History
  • Members : 555
  • Pdf File: no-more-lies.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Republished as part of Amistad’s Literary Revival Program, the groundbreaking, bestselling look at history from the perspective of African Americans: an essential classic that continues to speak to us today, written by the voice of black consciousness, Dick Gregory—the incomparable satirist, human rights and environmental activist, health advocate, social justice champion, and NAACP Image Award–winning author. In 1972, during the Black Power Movement, iconoclast Dick Gregory challenged one of the foundations of America itself—its history, which had been written almost exclusively from the white male perspective. In No More Lies, this true trailblazer gave voice to African Americans, speaking their truth about the past and race relations in the United States. No More Lies offers this incomparable satirist’s intellectual, conspiratorial, and humorous spin on the facts. No subject is off limits from his critical eye—Gregory examines numerous aspects of culture and history, from the slave trade, police brutality, the wretchedness of working-class life and labor unions to the 1968 Civil Rights Act, the Founding Fathers, “happy slaves,” and entrepreneurs. Although this absorbing book is more than forty years old, its provocative truths continue to reverberate in our lives today. With No More Lies, Gregory inspire a new generation to connect what is happening today with what has happened in the past.

Black Power TV

By Devorah Heitner
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  • Publisher : Duke University Press
  • Book Code : 0822399679
  • Total of Pages : 204
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Members : 362
  • Pdf File: black-power-tv.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In Black Power TV, Devorah Heitner chronicles the emergence of Black public affairs television starting in 1968. She examines two local shows, New York's Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant and Boston's Say Brother, and the national programs Soul! and Black Journal. These shows offered viewers radical and innovative programming: the introspections of a Black police officer in Harlem, African American high school students discussing visionary alternatives to the curriculum, and Miriam Makeba comparing race relations in the United States to apartheid in South Africa. While Inside Bedford-Stuyvesant and Say Brother originated from a desire to contain Black discontent during a period of urban uprisings and racial conflict, these shows were re-envisioned by their African American producers as venues for expressing Black critiques of mainstream discourse, disseminating Black culture, and modeling Black empowerment. At the national level, Soul! and Black Journal allowed for the imagining of a Black nation and a distinctly African American consciousness, and they played an influential role in the rise of the Black Arts Movement. Black Power TV reveals how regulatory, activist, and textual histories are interconnected and how Black public affairs television redefined African American representations in ways that continue to reverberate today.

African American Almanac

By Lean'tin Bracks
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  • Publisher : Visible Ink Press
  • Book Code : 1578593824
  • Total of Pages : 560
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 113
  • Pdf File: african-american-almanac.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The most complete and affordable single-volume reference of African American culture available today, this almanac is a unique and valuable resource devoted to illustrating and demystifying the moving, difficult, and often lost history of black life in America. Celebrating centuries of achievements, the African American Almanac: 400 Years of Triumph, Courage, and Excellence provides insights on the influence, inspiration, and impact of African Americans on U.S. society and culture. A legacy of pride, struggle, and triumph is presented through a fascinating mix of biographies—including 750 influential figures—little-known or misunderstood historical facts, enlightening essays on significant legislation and movements, and 445 rare photographs and illustrations. Covering politics, education, religion, business, science, medicine, the military, sports, literature, music, dance, theater, art, film, and television, chapters address the important events and social and cultural changes that affected African Americans over the centuries, followed by biographical profiles of hundreds of key figures, including Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Josephine Baker, Amiri Baraka, Daisy Bates, George Washington Carver, Ray Charles, Bessie Coleman, Gary Davis, Frederick Douglass, W. E. B. Du Bois, Michael Eric Dyson, Duke Ellington, Medgar Evers, Henry Louis Gates Jr., Eric H. Holder Jr., Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, LeBron James, Mae C. Jemison, Martin Luther King Jr., Queen Latifah, Jacob Lawrence, Kevin Liles, Thurgood Marshall, Walter Mosley, Elijah Muhammad, Barack Obama, Gordon Parks, Rosa Parks, Richard Pryor, Condoleezza Rice, Smokey Robinson, Wilma Rudolph, Betty Shabazz, Tavis Smiley, Clarence Thomas, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Ross Tubman, C. Delores Tucker, Usher, Denmark Vesey, Alice Walker, Booker T. Washington, Kanye West, Reggie White, Serena Williams, Oprah Winfrey, and Malcolm X. Explore a wealth of milestones, inspiration, challenges met, and lasting respect!

Passion for Love and Happiness

By Dr. AA. Syed
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  • Publisher : Cover to Cover Publications
  • Book Code : 0978436822
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 721
  • Pdf File: passion-for-love-and-happiness.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Dr. A.A. Syed passed away on April 4th, 2020, surrounded by family. In the backdrop, an unprecedented global pandemic (COVID-19). We can only imagine a world where he remained to serve these patients on the front lines as a respirologist, as he continued to serve as up until his final weeks. 100% of proceeds from the digital release will go to Heart and Stroke Foundation in memory of his close personal friend, who passed away several years ago. "In Passion for Love and Happiness, Dr. A. A. Syed blends the best of Eastern and Western philosophy and wisdom to give practical guidance that is, at the same time, inspiring and uplifting. Dr. Syed, who was born in Hyderabad, India and emigrated to Canada in 1982, is in a unique position to unite these spiritual and cultural traditions and to use them to help others learn about the process of achieving contentment. As a practicing specialist in respirology and in internal and critical care medicine, Dr. Syed can also draw on his personal, pragmatic experiences with life-and-death choices to teach us to live life to the fullest, to laugh, love, learn, and listen – to our own hearts and to others – so we can attain the mental and ethical discipline that enables us to forgive, to let go of pain and suffering, and to be our very best selves.  'Reading Dr. Syed’s exquisitely simple interpretations of timeless philosophies has helped me cope with personal tragedies. It has changed my “give up” attitude with living with terminal cancer, to one of calmness, achieving a positive and loving outlook. The victim in me has now not only been rescued, but has become a rescuer in the process! Don’t just read the words – DO IT.' -Carolyn Fallis-Hale 'A must read for all spouses to improve their loving relationships.' -Syeda Syed"

Passive and Active Measurement

By David Choffnes,Marinho Barcellos
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Book Code : 3030159868
  • Total of Pages : 318
  • Category : Computers
  • Members : 579
  • Pdf File: passive-and-active-measurement.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Passive and Active Measurement, PAM 2019, held in Puerto Varas, Chile, in March 2019. The 20 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 75 submissions. The papers cover a wide range of important networking measurement and analysis topics from low layers of the network stack up to applications, using measurements at scales large and small, and covering important aspects of the network ecosystem such as routing, DNS, privacy, security, and performance. They are organized in the following topical sections: mobile networks; measurement at Internet scale; measuremen at other scales; domain names; failures; security and privacy; and Web.

Dantse Dantse: Rather Negro than Black: The Creation of an "Inferior Race" by Whites God created man in his own image and whites created blacks in their image: the silent and perhaps greatest crime of all time was calling people black.

By Dantse Dantse
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : indayi edition
  • Book Code : 3754669427
  • Total of Pages : 200
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 173
  • Pdf File: dantse-dantse.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Black or White are long since stopped being only skin-colors, but became digital programs with clear functions. The spirituel law says: “There is no coincident”. 0,5 p% of people know that, 99.5% of people are consumers. They consume everything, question nothing, they believe only what they see, hear and feel and that blindly. Their knowledge is what is put in their heads. Important for them is security, a full belly and sex. Fun and consumption decorate their life. That everything which happens around them is following a reason is a fact they would fight, as with the words black and white. These 99.5% of people have never taken the time in questioning why they address themselves differently than they look. Why Blacks are not called brown and why Whites are not called beige? Look at yourself, look at your skin-color: Are you white? Like the color white? Or rather beige? Are you black or rather brown? Do you still think this is a coincidence? Ah, yes. Why did the light-colored people decide to call people either Black or White? All seems to be insignificant, right? But actually, there is a giant, clever and complex racist system, or rather program which is digitally installed into Black people, at work which has the goal to provide White people with political, religious, cultural, psychological and business advantages by negatively steering Blacks sense of self, their thinking, their actions, their self-esteem. They steer that with the countless negative qualities and connotations the color black which has been purposefully created in the color black. One has to feel inferior, and the other superior. And it works fantastically for hundreds of years.

Clyfford Still

By Susan F. Lake,Barbara A. Ramsay
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  • Publisher : Getty Publications
  • Book Code : 1606067214
  • Total of Pages : 168
  • Category : Art
  • Members : 672
  • Pdf File: clyfford-still.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This groundbreaking book provides the first detailed account of the materials and techniques of perhaps the most radical—and until now, least studied—major American Abstract Expressionist. Among the most radical of the great American Abstract Expressionist painters, Clyfford Still has also long been among the least studied. Still severed ties with the commercial art world in the early 1950s, and his estate at the time of his death in 1980 comprised some 3,125 artworks—including more than 800 paintings—that were all but unknown to the art world. Susan F. Lake and Barbara A. Ramsay were granted access to this collection by the estate and by the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, which houses this immense corpus today. This volume, based on the authors’ materials research and enriched by their unprecedented access to Still’s artworks, paints, correspondence, studio records, and personal library, provides the first detailed account of his materials, working methods, and techniques. Initial chapters provide an engaging and erudite overview of the artist's life. Subsequent chapters trace the development of his visionary style, offer in-depth materials analysis of selected works from each decade of his career, and suggest new approaches to the care and conservation of his paintings. There is also a series of technical appendices as well as a full bibliography.

M + M

By Thomas Quealy
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Book Code : 0595910807
  • Total of Pages : 208
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 227
  • Pdf File: m-m.pdf

Book Short Summary:

The story of Maudine Myrstoolkrwicz, a young woman living in a poor neighborhood, who has so many personal problems - she's not pretty, not smart, a virgin, too tall, too honest, scared, unlucky, nervous, shy, naive, lonely, unskilled, sad-that she develops an alter ego, Myrna, to deal with the harsh world around her. The setting is a run-down tenement building and the major characters are her colorful, very eccentric, co-tenants. An uplifting, though unusual, coming-of-age story set in the modern day.

Insights into the Modern Classroom

By John R. Frew
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  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Book Code : 1543402941
  • Total of Pages : 202
  • Category : Education
  • Members : 139
  • Pdf File: insights-into-the-modern-classroom.pdf

Book Short Summary:

This book of essays follows Johns previous publication, The Impact of Modern Neuroscience on Contemporary Teaching, and is a more practical guide to working in modern classrooms with a focus on dealing with students who present challenging behaviours. The essays track his journey over forty years of teaching; a significant amount of that time was spent working with children who displayed severely dysfunctional behaviours. Working with these extremely difficult kids allowed John to develop a philosophy around education that differs from the mainstream in that it is inclusive of problem children. It has also allowed him to acquire a set of techniques that will help all teachers manage difficult behaviour in their classrooms.