Category : Fiction
Editor : Mulholland Books
ISBN : 9780316206914
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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Private investigator Cormoran Strike must track down a missing writer -- and a sinister killer bent on destruction -- in this "wonderfully entertaining" mystery (Harlan Coben, New York Times Book Review) that inspired the acclaimed HBO Max series C.B. Strike. When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days -- as he has done before -- and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, he discovers that Quine's disappearance is no coincidence. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were published, it would ruin lives -- meaning that almost everyone in his life would have motives to silence him. When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, Strike must race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any he has encountered before . . . A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn, The Silkworm is the second in J. K. Rowling's highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant, Robin Ellacott.

Category : Science
Editor : Basic Books
ISBN : 9780786725656
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 352
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The definitive biography of Tsien Hsue-Shen, the pioneer of the American space age who was mysteriously accused of being a communist, deported, and became -- to America's continuing chagrin -- the father of the Chinese missile program.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Hachette UK
ISBN : 9780751584219
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 942
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When frantic, dishevelled Edie Ledwell appears in the office begging to speak to her, private detective Robin Ellacott doesn't know quite what to make of the situation. The co-creator of a popular cartoon, The Ink Black Heart, Edie is being persecuted by a mysterious online figure who goes by the pseudonym of Anomie. Edie is desperate to uncover Anomie's true identity. Robin decides that the agency can't help with this - and thinks nothing more of it until a few days later, when she reads the shocking news that Edie has been tasered and then murdered in Highgate Cemetery, the location of The Ink Black Heart. Robin and her business partner Cormoran Strike become drawn into the quest to uncover Anomie's true identity. But with a complex web of online aliases, business interests and family conflicts to navigate, Strike and Robin find themselves embroiled in a case that stretches their powers of deduction to the limits - and which threatens them in new and horrifying ways . . . A gripping, fiendishly clever mystery, The Ink Black Heart is a true tour-de-force.

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : First Avenue Editions
ISBN : 9780822595571
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 52
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An introduction to the domesticated silkworm moth, raised on farms in Japan and elsewhere for the sake of the silk thread out of which its cocoons are constructed.

Category : Fiction
Editor : Mulholland Books
ISBN : 0316206873
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 464
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Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller The Cuckoo's Calling. When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks her husband has gone off by himself for a few days--as he has done before--and she wants Strike to find him and bring him home. But as Strike investigates, it becomes clear that there is more to Quine's disappearance than his wife realizes. The novelist has just completed a manuscript featuring poisonous pen-portraits of almost everyone he knows. If the novel were to be published, it would ruin lives--meaning that there are a lot of people who might want him silenced. When Quine is found brutally murdered under bizarre circumstances, it becomes a race against time to understand the motivation of a ruthless killer, a killer unlike any Strike has encountered before... A compulsively readable crime novel with twists at every turn, THE SILKWORM is the second in the highly acclaimed series featuring Cormoran Strike and his determined young assistant, Robin Ellacott.

Category : Sericulture
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ISBN : HARVARD:32044107238487
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 48
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Category : Silk
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ISBN : CHI:087310062
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 20
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Category : Latin, Neo-Latin poetry
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ISBN : NYPL:33433075863047
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 168
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Category : Juvenile Fiction
Editor : The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN : 9781477756218
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
Views : 24
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Readers will follow Sophie the silkworm as she spins the story of her magnificent metamorphosis. Sophie’s character is at once whimsical and relatable, sparking readers’ interest about her life cycle and role in her ecosystem. Information-rich text and accessible language introduce readers to a silkworm’s life stages, as corresponding photographs help readers visualize the process. Readers will delight in Sophie’s story of trying to prove how important her silk really is, while learning important facts about a silkworm’s habitat, anatomy, and uses. This volume supports elementary life science curricula in a fun and fascinating way.

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Editor : Learning Island
ISBN :
Type : PDF, Epub and Kindle
Language : en
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In the days not long after the pharaohs in Egypt, there lived a woman in China. Leizu (say lee - zhoo) was an empress. She lived in a beautiful palace in China. The palace had a huge garden filled with many trees and flowers. Leizu and her husband, Hoangti loved to walk through their gardens. The emperor and his wife loved their people and always thought of their happiness. One morning Hoangti and his wife were in the beautiful palace garden. They walked up and down, up and down, talking of their people. They needed to find a way to make their people happy. If they did not, the people might follow a different leader. The emperor talked on and on of how to help his people. They needed money and things they could trade. They also needed a new way to make clothes. Find out about this empress who discovered how to unwind the cocoon of the silkworm and weave the threads into cloth in this 15-minute biography. Ages 8 and up. This Educational Version includes activities designed to reinforce Common Core Curriculum Standards. LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.