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The Tale of Bad Guts and Bad Blood

By Edia L. Velez
  • ISBN Code: : 150650941X
  • Publisher : Palibrio
  • Pages : 50
  • Category : Juvenile Fiction
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This tale is a legend that takes place in Aguadas, Colombia. The eighteen-year-old only child of a wealthy family was found dead by a maid of the family. Great commotion was felt in the mansion. They called their doctor, and he certified their son was dead. They took the funeral to their church. The priest took a white dove in a cage to the cemetery. As soon as the coffin was buried, the priest opened the cage and the dove flew away to the sky. Bad Guts and Bad Blood, a pair of thieves who were spying behind a mausoleum, changed the mood of the story from tragedy to comedy. Later on, they entered the cemetery and unburied the coffin and grabbed the dead mans finger to pull out his gold ring. His finger was swollen, and the thieves pulled and pulled the ring until his finger bled. The dead man sat in his coffin and screamed, Ayyyy! At that moment, the white dove came back and sat on the casket. Bad Guts and Bad Blood were so scared that they ran one after the other to get out of the graveyard. When they got out, they found a police officer, but they immediately jumped the fence and fell in a hole. The young man was caught by the policeman who was an enigmatic, funny person. Now the story got more humorous. The cop took him to his home and there the sadness ended. It was discovered that he had a catalepsy attack. When his mother heard that his son and their young maid were having a baby, she fainted. The young couple got married and moved to Bogota, where he studied medicine. Este cuento es una leyenda que se desarrolla en Aguadas, Colombia. El nico hijo de 18 aos de una familia prominente de este pueblo fue encontrado muerto por una criada de la familia. Se forma tremendo escndalo en la mansin. Llaman al doctor y ste certifica que ha fallecido. Llevan el fretro a la iglesia y el sacerdote lleva al sepelio una paloma blanca en una jaulita. Cuando meten el atad en hoyo, el cura abri la jaulita y la paloma vol al cielo. Mala Entraita y Mala Sangre, un par de maleantes que andaban de espas detrs de un mausoleo, cambian el ambiente de tristeza por una de comedia humorosa. Ms tarde ellos entran al cementerio y descubren el atad y tratan de sacarle el anillo del dedo al muertito, pero su dedo estaba hinchado y el anillo no sala. Su dedo sangr y el muchacho se sent y grit, ayyyyy! En ese momento la paloma blanca regres y se par en el atad. Del susto los maleantes corrieron para salirse del cementerio. El muertito revivido los sigui. Al salir de all haba un polica y Mala Entraita y Mala Sangre brincaron la empalizada y cayeron en un hoyo. El muchacho fue atrapado por la polica que era otro personaje enigmtico. Ahora el cuento se torna ms gracioso. El polica lo lleva a su casa y all se termina la tristeza de la familia. Descubrieron que el joven tena un ataque de catalepsia. Cuando la madre escuch que su hijo y la sirvienta esperaban un beb se desmay. Los jvenes se casaron y se fueron con su beb a una escuela de medicina en Bogot donde l se gradu de mdico.

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  • Book Code : 0786036192
  • Total of Pages : 304
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 975
  • Pdf File: the-bloody-spur.pdf

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The murder of a New Mexico rancher sets off this explosive Western thriller by the New York Times bestselling authors of The Big Showdown. Rancher George Cullen doesn’t like the Santa Fe Railroad’s plan to drive a spur through his town. He intends to put up a fight—even though everyone else in Trinidad, New Mexico, including his own daughter, stands on the side of the railroad . . . Sheriff Caleb York rides out to the Bar-O to reason with his old friend. But Cullen’s ex-partner, Burt O’Malley, is back in town after a twenty-year stint in the pen. And hired gun Alver Hollis, aka the Preacherman, has shown up with two cronies, claiming they’re in town for a big poker game. With the whole town on the verge of a shootout, Caleb keeps a firm grip on his Colt .44. Soon enough, he’ll take dead aim to keep the peace . . . Shortly before his death, legendary crime writer Mickey Spillane asked that his friend and protégé Max Allan Collins—himself an acclaimed writer—complete his unfinished works. Among them was an unproduced screenplay featuring Sheriff Caleb York, which sparked the action-packed, truly gritty Caleb York Western series. Praise for Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins “Collins displays his mastery of Spillane’s distinctive two-fisted prose.” —Publishers Weekly “Spillane is a pioneer of tough-guy ethics.” —Washington Post

Just Another Day

By Jason Randazzo
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  • Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
  • Book Code : 1645848760
  • Total of Pages : 212
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Members : 877
  • Pdf File: just-another-day.pdf

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Just Another Day is the true life story of an FBI agent after a short career as a New York City police officer. The sequence of events not only captures investigations and arrests but also involves interactions with a number of individuals on both sides of the law, to include a childhood friendship with a man who rose to be the right hand of the boss of the Gambino crime family, John Gotti Jr. This book is geared toward individuals who have a taste for true crime stories (including stories of Italian organized crime figures) that are entwined with events involving a special agent of the FBI during the course of a twenty-eight-year career. The stories begin with an evolving saga that involves the struggles growing up in a neighborhood that was affected by the violence of the crew of associates of John Gotti Sr. It then takes you through episodes experienced during six years as a cop in the high-crime areas during the 1980s in Harlem and Washington Heights, which culminate with working with the special agents that brought down Gotti in the 1990s.

The Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine

By Gary L Albrecht,Ray Fitzpatrick,Susan C Scrimshaw
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  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Book Code : 1847870961
  • Total of Pages : 575
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 771
  • Pdf File: the-handbook-of-social-studies-in-health-and-medicine.pdf

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′Designed for students and professionals in the social sciences and health fields, this handbook is easy to use when searching for specific ideas, theorists and topics and contains helpful diagrams which make understanding easier... overall it provides a wealth of knowledge′ - Healthmatters This is the first international and inter-disciplinary social science Handbook on health and medicine. Five years in the making, and building on the insights and advice of an international editorial board, the book brings together world-class figures to provide an indispensable, comprehensive resource book on social science, health and medicine. Pinpointing the focal issues of research and debate in one volume, the material is organized into three sections: social and cultural frameworks of analysis; the experience of health and illness; and health care systems and practices. Each section consists of specially commissioned chapters designed to examine the vital conceptual and methodological practice and policy issues. Readers receive not only a complete survey of social science, health and medicine in one volume, they are further provided with an authoritative guide to methodologies, key concepts, central theoretical traditions and an agenda for future research and practice. The Handbook answers the need, expressed by social scientists and medical practitioners, for an authoritative, inter-disciplinary study which demonstrates the contribution and promise of social science disciplines in the crucial and rapidly changing field of health and medicine. The book will also be of interest to nurses, students in physical therapy, occupational therapy, epidemology, primary care and public health. The Handbook signals the coming of age of the social sciences in the arenas of medicine and health studies

Get Those Guys Reading! Fiction and Series Books that Boys Will Love

By Kathleen A. Baxter,Marcia Agness Kochel
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Book Code : 159884847X
  • Total of Pages : 220
  • Category : Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Members : 933
  • Pdf File: get-those-guys-reading-fiction-and-series-books-that-boys-will-love.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Want to identify fiction books that boys in grades three through nine will find irresistible? This guide reveals dozens of worthwhile recommendations in categories ranging from adventure stories and sports novels to horror, humorous, and science fiction books.

Religion in the Egyptian Novel

By Christina Phillips
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  • Publisher : Edinburgh University Press
  • Book Code : 1474417078
  • Total of Pages : 296
  • Category : History
  • Members : 511
  • Pdf File: religion-in-the-egyptian-novel.pdf

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This is an in-depth, original survey of religion in the modern Arabic novel. Tracing the relationship from the genesis of the form in the early 20th century to present, Phillips provides a thematic exploration of the push and pull between religion and secularism as it played out on the pages of the Egyptian novel. Through close readings of representative texts, the book reveals the manifold ways in which Islam, Christianity, Sufism, myth, ritual and intertext have engaged in modern Arabic literature and culture more broadly.

The Frontiersman: A Tale of the Yukon

By H. A. Cody
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  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 242
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 889
  • Pdf File: the-frontiersman.pdf

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"The Frontiersman: A Tale of the Yukon" by H. A. Cody. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

The Story So Far Vol. 1

By Liam Gibbs
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  • Publisher : Plot Device Publishing
  • Book Code : 0463069900
  • Total of Pages : 57
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 315
  • Pdf File: the-story-so-far-vol-1.pdf

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You don’t have to change any diapers here. We don’t go back that far. Sit back and wonder what Schizophrenic was like as a college dropout. What happened to Harrier after he won the Nobel Peace Prize. How Multipurpose rose to become one of the greatest weight-loss gurus the universe had ever come to trust. Because none of that actually happened. Cooler junk did, though. Like Multipurpose eating an entire bagel. Singlehandedly. Read about the history of your favorite In a Galaxy Far, Far AwRy jackasses: how they became who they are today. Who used to work as a recharge station attendant? Who set fire to a pile of old laundry? Whose urine smells most like asparagus? Or don’t. Don’t read about it. But you’ll always wonder about that asparagus urine. They all do. They all do.

The Vapors

By David Hill
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  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Book Code : 1250086124
  • Total of Pages : 254
  • Category : History
  • Members : 591
  • Pdf File: the-vapors.pdf

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A 2020 New York Times notable book | One of the Chicago Tribune's best nonfiction books of 2020 "Complex, turbulent, as haunting as a pedal steel solo" —Jonathan Miles, The New York Times Book Review (Editors' Choice) "One of 21 books we can't wait to read in 2020" —Thrillist | A New York Times Book Review summer reading pick | A GQ best book of 2020 | Named one of the 10 best July books by The Washington Post and The Christian Science Monitor | A Kirkus Reviews hottest summer read | A Publishers Weekly summer reads staff pick The incredible true story of America's original—and forgotten—capital of vice Back in the days before Vegas was big, when the Mob was at its peak and neon lights were but a glimmer on the horizon, a little Southern town styled itself as a premier destination for the American leisure class. Hot Springs, Arkansas was home to healing waters, Art Deco splendor, and America’s original national park—as well as horse racing, nearly a dozen illegal casinos, countless backrooms and brothels, and some of the country’s most bald-faced criminals. Gangsters, gamblers, and gamines: all once flocked to America’s forgotten capital of vice, a place where small-town hustlers and bigtime high-rollers could make their fortunes, and hide from the law. The Vapors is the extraordinary story of three individuals—spanning the golden decades of Hot Springs, from the 1930s through the 1960s—and the lavish casino whose spectacular rise and fall would bring them together before blowing them apart. Hazel Hill was still a young girl when legendary mobster Owney Madden rolled into town in his convertible, fresh off a crime spree in New York. He quickly established himself as the gentleman Godfather of Hot Springs, cutting barroom deals and buying stakes in the clubs at which Hazel made her living—and drank away her sorrows. Owney’s protégé was Dane Harris, the son of a Cherokee bootlegger who rose through the town’s ranks to become Boss Gambler. It was his idea to build The Vapors, a pleasure palace more spectacular than any the town had ever seen, and an establishment to rival anything on the Vegas Strip or Broadway in sophistication and supercharged glamour. In this riveting work of forgotten history, native Arkansan David Hill plots the trajectory of everything from organized crime to America’s fraught racial past, examining how a town synonymous with white gangsters supported a burgeoning black middle class. He reveals how the louche underbelly of the South was also home to veterans hospitals and baseball’s spring training grounds, giving rise to everyone from Babe Ruth to President Bill Clinton. Infused with the sights and sounds of America’s entertainment heyday—jazz orchestras and auctioneers, slot machines and suited comedians—The Vapors is an arresting glimpse into a bygone era of American vice.

The Birthday Party Business

By Bruce Fife,Hal Diamond,Steve Kissell,Robin Vogel,Mary Lostak,Bob Conrad,Marcela Murad
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Piccadilly Books, Ltd.
  • Book Code : 0941599272
  • Total of Pages : 207
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Members : 693
  • Pdf File: the-birthday-party-business.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Balloons, fun, games, magic, and more -- they are all here. From entertaining and food to marketing and promotion, this book features comprehensive and detailed guidance on how to succeed in the birthday party business. At the heart of the birthday party business is the entertainment. In this book you will find detailed information on the art of entertaining children of all ages. You will learn how to work with children, what they like, what they don't like, how to make them laugh, and how to control them. You will learn the secrets of entertaining kids using magic, clowning, puppetry, storytelling, ballooning, and face painting, as well as gain valuable information on catering, party games, and creating enchanting theme parties. This book has everything you need to get started in the birthday party business; included are samples of advertisements, sales letters, thank you notes, news releases, contracts, party planning guides, flyers, business cards, stationery, and promotional give-aways, as well as dozens of comedy skits and party routines.

Exalting Jesus in Matthew

By David Platt
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  • Publisher : B&H Publishing Group
  • Book Code : 1433681307
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 657
  • Pdf File: exalting-jesus-in-matthew.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Edited by David Platt, Daniel L. Akin, and Tony Merida, this new commentary series, projected to be 48 volumes, takes a Christcentered approach to expositing each book of the Bible. Rather than a verse-by-verse approach, the authors have crafted chapters that explain and apply key passages in their assigned Bible books. Readers will learn to see Christ in all aspects of Scripture, and they will be encouraged by the devotional nature of each exposition. Exalting Jesus in Matthew is the second volume in the series and is solely authored by Platt (best-selling author of Radical). Other projected contributors to the series include notable authors such as Russell D. Moore, Al Mohler, Matt Chandler, Francis Chan, Mark Dever, and others.

First Taste

By Roxie Rivera
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  • Publisher : Night Works Books
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 1906
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 180
  • Pdf File: first-taste.pdf

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First Taste: A Series Starter Collection Savor your first taste of dirty, sexy, dangerous underworld romances from NYT and USA Today Bestselling Author Roxie Rivera. IVAN (Her Russian Protector #1) To find her sister, Erin will need the help of her big, scary Russian protector—but asking for help from a man like Ivan carries a steep price, one that might just include her heart. DIMITRI (Her Russian Protector #2) Threatened from all sides, Benny finds safety in Dimitri's strong arms—and in his bed. Her big, sexy Russian has no intention of ever letting her go—and he'll brave the fires of hell before he lets anyone harm her. YURI (Her Russian Proector #3) When Lena's father and cousin blunder into an international art theft operation, Yuri seizes his chance to be her protector. But when past misdeeds catch up with him and threaten Lena's safety, Yuri puts her love and trust in him to the test. A Very Russian Christmas (Her Russian Protector #3.5) It's Christmas in Houston, and the Russians are ready to spoil—and protect—the women they love. Featuring nine sexy, flirty stories, this holiday-themed collection from the Her Russian Protector series allows readers to revisit favorite couples and meet new love interests. In Kelly's Corner (The Fighting Connollys #1) With the family gym on the line, there's only one way for Kelly to make everything right. He agrees to fight for the Albanian mob in an underground bare-knuckle fighting tournament. But winning the tournament and saving his family's legacy comes at a high price--one that just might cost Bee her life. Seduced by the Loan Shark Gathering her courage and the four thousand dollars she has in savings, college co-ed Cassie bravely enters the bar where Hagen, Houston's most feared loan shark, operates his criminal empire. Her brother is in deep trouble and she's his last hope. Left breathless with pleasure after their encounter, Cassie discovers she can't walk away from Hagen. But she's flirting with danger now--and someone is bound to get hurt. Collateral (Debt Collection #1) Ben's plans to have a little fun with a girl way out of his league are shot to hell after one taste of sweet, beguiling Aston. When her stepbrother's shady dealings are revealed, Ben will do anything to protect her from the seedy underworld he inhabits—even if it means crossing the only family he's ever known. Step When Jem's brother is kidnapped, Step vows to get him back, even if that means knocking on the door of Russian mob boss Nikolai and calling in favors from his cousin Ten, the infamous mob enforcer. Because Step has finally tasted happiness, and he'll fight like hell to keep Jem in his life... Zel (Markovic MMA) When Sara’s past threatens everything Zel has worked so hard to achieve, she has to make a painful choice. She can sacrifice her love for Zel and let him go—or she can fight for him, facing the secret that nearly buried her back in Houston and the loan shark who owns them both. Her Cowboy Protector Cruz Montes can't believe her DEA Agent brother is abandoning her on a dusty, isolated ranch in West Texas with a cowboy she's never met. Carlos swears Niall is the only man who can keep Cruz and her unborn baby safe but she isn't so sure. One look at the rough ex-soldier and Cruz wonders if she wouldn't be safer on her own... Close Quarters When Navy SEAL Leland Gates runs off to his family's secluded cabin to lick his wounds, he never expects to find makeup heiress Jamie Pearson hiding out there. His sister's best friend swears she's only there for a weekend of relaxation, but his well-honed instincts tell him that she's in big trouble. Getting tangled up in Jamie's latest hot mess—or her sheets—is the very last thing he needs, but in close quarters like these, there's no denying the white-hot passion blazing between them.

The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth For Dummies

By Greg Harvey
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 9781118068984
  • Total of Pages : 360
  • Category : Literary Criticism
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  • Pdf File: the-origins-of-tolkien-s-middle-earth-for-dummies.pdf

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J.R.R. Tolkien's novels of Middle-earth – The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and The Silmarillian – have become some of the most famous, and most beloved, literary works of the twentieth century. And the Lord of the Rings films by director Peter Jackson have re-ignited interest in Tolkien and his works, as well as introduced his stories to a new generation of fans. Even if you've never read the novels and have only seen the films, you know that the world of Middle-earth is a complicated one. Tolkien took great care in representing this world, from creating new languages to including very particular cultural details that add to the richness of the world's fabric. Many other books have been written about Tolkien and his works, but none have come close to providing the kind of reference needed to comprehend the world of Middle-earth. That's what veteran Dummies author and unabashed Tolkien fan Greg Harvey attempts to do in The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth For Dummies. As the author says in his introduction to the book, this is not an encyclopedia or quick guide to all the diverse beings, languages, and history that make up Tolkien's Middle-earth. Nor is it a set of plot outlines for the novels. Rather, what you'll find in The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth For Dummies is a basic guide to some of the possible linguistic and mythological origins of Middle-earth, plus a rudimentary analysis of its many themes and lessons for our world. This book can help enrich your reading (or re-reading) of Tolkien's novels, and it will challenge you to think about the themes inherent in Tolkien's Middle-earth and their implications in your own life. Here's just a sampling of the topics you'll find covered in The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth For Dummies: Exploring the main themes in Tolkien's works, including immortality and death; the heroic quest; love; fate and free will; and faith and redemption Investigating the diverse lands of Middle-earth – including the Shire, Gondor, and Mordor – and their significance Examining the different cultures of Middle-earth, such as Hobbits, Elves, Men, and those wily Wizards Touring the history of Middle-earth Understanding Tolkien's creation of new languages to enrich the story of Middle-earth Top Ten lists on the battles in the War of the Ring, online resources, and the ways the films differ from the novels So, whether you're reading Tolkien's novels or watching the films for the first time, or you've been a fan for many years and are looking for a new take on Tolkien's works, The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth For Dummies can help you enhance your reading or viewing experience for years to come.