Category : Anti-apartheid movements
Editor : New Africa Books
ISBN : 0864863616
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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"It is the early 1990s, the dying days of apartheid, and in a Natal beachfront supermarket a bomb explodes, killing six people. Anthea Hardy, a white journalist who loses her boyfriend in this bombing, is shocked into confronting the personal effects of political violence" -- Back cover.

Category : Young Adult Fiction
Editor : Penguin
ISBN : 9781101608159
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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The epic conclusion to Richelle Mead's New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series is finally here... Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives. After their secret romance is exposed, Sydney and Adrian find themselves facing the wrath of both the Alchemists and the Moroi in this electrifying conclusion to Richelle Mead’s New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series. When the life of someone they both love is put on the line, Sydney risks everything to hunt down a deadly former nemesis. Meanwhile, Adrian becomes enmeshed in a puzzle that could hold the key to a shocking secret about spirit magic, a secret that could shake the entire Moroi world.

Category : Social Science
Editor : Routledge
ISBN : 9781317263036
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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At the end of World War II, an American military intelligence team retrieved an original copy of the 1935 Nuremberg Laws, signed by Hitler, and turned over this rare document to General George S. Patton. In 1999, after fifty-five years in the vault of the Huntington Library in southern California, the Nuremberg Laws resurfaced and were put on public display for the first time at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles. In this far-ranging, interdisciplinary study that is part historical analysis, part cultural critique, part detective story, and part memoir, Tony Platt explores a range of interrelated issues: war-time looting, remembrance of the holocaust, German and American eugenics, and the public responsibilities of museums and cultural centers. This book is based on original research by the author and co-researcher, historian Cecilia O'Leary, in government, military, and library archives; interviews and oral histories; and participant observation. It is both a detailed, scholarly analysis and a record of the author's activist efforts to correct the historical record.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Austin Macauley Publishers
ISBN : 9781647508234
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Bloodlines – Harsh Fate is a fantasy, set on the continent of Mataan, a land originally inhabited by humans, elves and dwarves, for the most part. A many-decade long war, with a race of people known as Krakons, from across the ocean, has defeated the original races and taken over the lands of Mataan. The human race has been assimilated into Krakon society as a slave class, a few scattered to wild lands in the northwest, now called the Outlaw Kingdom. But there has been a foretelling of a Ravenlock, the old rulers of the dark Wars era, that would rise up once more, unite the races, and renew the war with the Krakons. A Renewing of the first formal Joining, the true sign of this prophecy. This is the story of one of Raklor Ravenlock’s scion, hundreds of years after the Dark Wars, found deep in the mountains of the Outlaw Kingdom – a short and somewhat concise telling of the events, occurrences, and happenings of his formative years. His journey to this fabled renewing.

Category : True Crime
Editor : Kings Road Publishing
ISBN : 9781786069894
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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THE RIVETING TRUE STORY OF HOW THE FBI BROUGHT DOWN THE FEARSOME MIGUEL TREVIÑO, LEADER OF LOS ZETAS, MEXICO'S MOST VIOLENT DRUG CARTEL. Drugs, money, cartels: this is what FBI rookie Scott Lawson expected when he was sent to the border town of Laredo, but instead he's deskbound writing intelligence reports about the drug war. Then, one day, Lawson is asked to check out an anonymous tip: a horse was sold at an Oklahoma auction house for a record-topping price, and the buyer was Miguel Treviño, one of the leaders of the Zetas, Mexico's most brutal drug cartel. The source suggested that Treviño was laundering money through American quarter horse racing. If this was true, it offered a rookie like Lawson the perfect opportunity to infiltrate the cartel. Lawson teams up with a more experienced agent, Alma Perez, and, taking on impossible odds, sets out to take down one of the world's most fearsome drug lords. In Bloodlines, Emmy and National Magazine Award-winning journalist Melissa del Bosque follows Lawson and Perez's harrowing attempt to dismantle a cartel leader's American racing dynasty built on extortion and blood money. Throwing back the curtain on the inner workings of cartel kingpins and law enforcement agencies, del Bosque turns more than three years of research and her decades of reporting on Mexico and the border into a gripping narrative about greed and corruption. Bloodlines offers us an unprecedented look at the inner workings of the Zetas and US federal agencies, and opens a new vista onto the changing nature of the drug war and its global expansion.

Category : Religion
Editor : Everest Media LLC
ISBN : 9798822505254
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 The Rockefeller family, one of the 13 Satanic bloodlines that rule the world, exerts immense influence over religion in the United States. They provide a large share of the money that seminaries and universities need to operate. #2 The Sealantic Fund was a Rockefeller Foundation-funded organization that donated money to manipulate Protestant concerns. In 1964, the Fund gave $681, 886 in grants. In 1969, it gave $1,889,550 in grants. By 1984, the Fund was not being used. #3 The Council on Foundations provided $41,000 in funding. The Harlem Interfaith Counseling Service received $100,000 to help funders become more familiar with and learn how to analyze opportunities for international grant making. #4 The Rockefeller and Carnegie foundations have spent vast amounts of money on education, and have promoted John Dewey, Marxism, and a One World Government agenda.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Del Rey
ISBN : 9780345510495
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 416
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A new era of exciting adventures and shocking revelations continues to unfold, as the legendary Star Wars saga sweeps forward into astonishing new territory. Civil war looms as the fledgling Galactic Alliance confronts a growing number of rebellious worlds–and the approaching war is tearing the Skywalker and Solo families apart. Han and Leia return to Han’s homeworld, Corellia, the heart of the resistance. Their children, Jacen and Jaina, are soldiers in the Galactic Alliance’s campaign to crush the insurgents. Jacen, now a complete master of the Force, has his own plans to bring order to the galaxy. Guided by his Sith mentor, Lumiya, and with Luke’s young son Ben at his side, Jacen embarks on the same path that his grandfather Darth Vader once did. And while Han and Leia watch their only son become a stranger, a secret assassin entangles the couple with a dreaded name from Han’s past: Boba Fett. In the new galactic order, friends and enemies are no longer what they seem. . . . Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

Category : Fiction
Editor : Harper Collins
ISBN : 9780062194909
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 656
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“One of the most inventive storytellers writing today” —Lincoln Child, bestselling co-author of Gideon’s Corpse “The modern master of the action thriller.” —Providence Journal-Bulletin “Nobody—and I mean nobody—does this stuff better than Rollins.” —Lee Child, bestselling author of the Jack Reacher novels Bloodline, a breathtaking Sigma Force thriller from the phenomenal James Rollins, is further proof that, when it comes to explosive adventure and nail-biting suspense, this New York Times bestselling author is one of the very best in the business! Bloodline is a lightning-paced, unputdownable international thriller chock-full of the trademark elements that have propelled Rollins to the top of virtually every national bestseller list: cutting-edge science ingeniously blending with history and nonstop action. A relentlessly exciting tale that races across the globe, Bloodline ensnares popular series hero Commander Gray Pierce in a deadly conspiracy involving Somali pirates, the kidnapped daughter of the U.S. Vice President, and a dark secret hiding in the human genetic code. This is mystery, suspense, surprise, and ingeniously inventive storytelling as only James Rollins can do it.

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels
Editor : DC Comics
ISBN : 9781401299743
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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The New Gods return in this collection of stories that reimagined Jack Kirby’s famous creations for a new era! Writer Mark Evanier, former assistant to New Gods creator Jack Kirby, teams with artist Paris Cullins to revive Orion, Darkseid, Metron, Kalibak, and more in this collection of key late-80s stories, set in the wake of Cosmic Odyssey. Stories include Orion leading an expedition to Earth and the six-part “Bloodline Saga.” Collects New Gods #1-14.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Simon and Schuster
ISBN : 9780743444552
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Investigating an attempt on the life of his mentor, reporter Jack Corrigan, young Conn O'Connor struggles to find a connection between a bloodstained car, a missing yacht, and a stolen infant heir, a mystery that deepens years later when fledgling reporter Irene Kelly explores a young man's claim that he is the missing baby. By the author of Eighteen. Reprint.