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Unnatural Habits
Author: Kerry Greenwood
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Inc
ISBN: 1464208239
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Year: 2017-07-04
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1929: Girls are going missing in Melbourne. Little, pretty, golden haired girls. And not just pretty. Three of them are pregnant, poor girls from the harsh confines of the Magdalene Laundry. People are getting nervous. Polly Kettle, a pushy, self important Girl Reporter with ambition and no sense of self preservation, decides to investigate and promptly goes missing herself. It's time for Phryne and Dot to put a stop to this and find Polly Kettle before something quite irreparable happens to all of them. It's all piracy and dark cellars, convents and plots, murder and mystery.... and Phryne finally finds out if it's true that blondes have more fun.
Unnatural Leadership
Author: David L. Dotlich, Peter C. Cairo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0787961817
Pages: 288
Year: 2002-01-24
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Written by David Dotlich and Peter Cairo-- two of the country's top executive coaches and educators-- Unnatural Leadership debunks the common notion of the natural leader as a flawless figure. The book describes the truth about being a real leader in a business environment turned upside down by e-commerce, diversity, security concerns, globalization, and matrix structures. Drawing on personal experience working with successful leaders in top-tier companies throughout the world, Dotlich and Cairo identify a style of leadership used by those who succeed in complicated business and people situations, a style that maximizes a leader's strengths and acknowledges weaknesses.
Unnatural Selection
Author: Mara Hvistendahl
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1459614577
Pages: 314
Year: 2011
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"Lianyungang, a booming port city, has China's most extreme gender ratio for children under four: 163 boys for every 100 girls. These numbers don't seem terribly grim, but in ten years, the skewed sex ratio will pose a colossal challenge. By the time those children reach adulthood, their generation will have twenty-four million more men than women. The prognosis for China's neighbors is no less bleak: Asia now has 163 million females "missing" from its population. Gender imbalance reaches far beyond Asia, affecting Georgia, Eastern Europe, and cities in the U.S. where there are significant immigrant populations. The world, therefore, is becoming increasingly male, and this mismatch is likely to create profound social upheaval. Historically, eras in which there have been an excess of men have produced periods of violent conflict and instability. Mara Hvistendahl has written a stunning, impeccably-researched book that does not flinch from examining not only the consequences of the misbegotten policies of sex selection but Western complicity with them"--
Marriage Rebranded
Author: Tyler Ward
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 0802490743
Pages: 144
Year: 2014-06-13
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It didn’t take long for Tyler to realize he had no idea how to be married. When Tyler and Analee got married, they read marriage books, learned about each other’s personality and habits, and exhausted three-step relational formulas. Yet a year and a half after their wedding, they had fallen into a pattern of fighting and unhappiness. Tyler knew that he and his wife needed more than formulas and counseling sessions. They needed a vision for marriage that extended beyond just finding happiness and falling in love. They wanted a vision that dealt with the realities of life and gave them a picture of marriage worth fighting for. As a business professional who helps companies “rebrand” when their image doesn’t match up with their identity, Tyler realized that marriage has an image that doesn’t match up to what God designed it to be. Marriage Rebranded will help you replace four modern misconceptions about marriage with more timeless perspectives enlightened by biblical, personal, and historical studies. We need to rethink our modern brand of matrimony. It’s time for us to develop a new vision for marriage—a vision that’s worth fighting for.
In the Company of Demons
Author: Armando Maggi
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226501299
Pages: 257
Year: 2008-05-12
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Who are the familiar spirits of classical culture and what is their relationship to Christian demons? In its interpretation of Latin and Greek culture, Christianity contends that Satan is behind all classical deities, semi-gods, and spiritual creatures, including the gods of the household, the lares and penates.But with In the Company of Demons, the world’s leading demonologist Armando Maggi argues that the great thinkers of the Italian Renaissance had a more nuanced and perhaps less sinister interpretation of these creatures or spiritual bodies. Maggi leads us straight to the heart of what Italian Renaissance culture thought familiar spirits were. Through close readings of Giovan Francesco Pico della Mirandola, Strozzi Cigogna, Pompeo della Barba, Ludovico Sinistrari, and others, we find that these spirits or demons speak through their sudden and striking appearances—their very bodies seen as metaphors to be interpreted. The form of the body, Maggi explains, relies on the spirits’ knowledge of their human interlocutors’ pasts. But their core trait is compassion, and sometimes their odd, eerie arrivals are seen as harbingers or warnings to protect us. It comes as no surprise then that when spiritual beings distort the natural world to communicate, it is vital that we begin to listen.
The Theosophical Review
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Year: 1907
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell and F.S. Williams].
Author: Congregational union of England and Wales
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Year: 1850
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Hiding in Unnatural Happiness
Author: Swami Devamrita
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ISBN: 8192674355
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Year: 2015
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Hiding in Unnatural Happiness, is about our search to attain happiness and how it's such an elusive subjective state. It explores whether genetics, circumstances and willpower (or lack of it) limit our attempts at happiness. Drawing upon the ancient yoga science of the self, Hiding in nnnatural happiness probes our contemporary approach to fulfillment and progress, and recommends another road, less traveled but timeless.
Eat Me
Author: Bill Schutt
Publisher:
ISBN: 1781253978
Pages: 280
Year: 2017-01-19
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Cannibalism. It's the last, greatest taboo: the stuff of urban legends and ancient myths, airline crashes and Captain Cook. But while we might get a thrill at the thought of the black widow spider's gruesome mating habits or the tragic fate of the nineteenth-century Donner Party pioneers, today cannibalism belongs to history - or, at the very least, the realm of the weird, the rare and the very far away. Doesn't it?Here, zoologist Bill Schutt digs his teeth into the subject to find an answer that is as surprising as it is unsettling. From the plot of Psycho to the ritual of the Eucharist, cannibalism is woven into our history, our culture - even our medicine. And in the natural world, eating your own kind is everything from a survival strategy - practiced by polar bears and hamsters alike - to an evolutionary adaption like that found in sand tiger sharks, who, by the time they are born, will have eaten all but one of their siblings in the womb. Dark, fascinating and endlessly curious, Eat Me delves into human and animal cannibalism to find a story of colonialism, religion, anthropology, dinosaurs, ancient humans and modern consequences, from the terrible 'laughing death' disease kuru to the BSE crisis. And - of course - our intrepid author tries it out for himself.Published in partnership with Wellcome Collection.
The Hydropathic Treatment of Diseases Peculiar to Women
Author: Edward Johnson
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Pages: 164
Year: 1850
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Studies out in Left Field
Author: Arnold M. Zwicky, Peter H. Salus, Robert I. Binnick, Anthony L. Vanek
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing
ISBN: 9027285888
Pages: 200
Year: 1992-01-01
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Transformational Grammar’s Underground Classic! Back in Print in the Nick of Time! (Just as the photocopies were getting too fuzzy to read!)Here is the complete and unexpurgated version of the legendary lost classic of porno- and scatolinguistic theory. Included are the seminal writings of Quang Phuc Dong (English Sentences Without Overt Grammatical Subject), Yuck Foo (A Selectional Restriction Involving Pronoun Choice), V. Anantalinguam ("Up Yours" and Related Constructions), Ebbing Craft (Up Against the Wall, Fascist Pig Critics!) and other lost eminences.
Catalog and Circular
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Year: 1908
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Summer Term
Author: Iowa State Teachers College, University of Northern Iowa
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Year: 1902
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Dead Man's Chest
Author: Kerry Greenwood
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press Inc
ISBN: 1464208271
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Year: 2017-12-05
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Traveling at high speed in her beloved Hispano-Suiza with her maid and trusted companion Dot, her two adoptive daughters Jane and Ruth, and their dog Molly, Phryne Fisher is off to Queenscliff. She'd promised everyone a nice holiday by the sea with absolutely no murders, but when they arrive at their rented accommodation that doesn't seem likely at all. An empty house, a gang of teenage louts, a fisherboy saved, and a missing butler and his wife seem to lead inexorably toward a hunt for buried treasure by the sea. Phryne knows to what depths people will sink for greed, but with a glass of champagne in one hand and a pearl-handled Beretta in the other, no one is getting past her.
The Michigan Teacher
Author: Henry A. Ford
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Year: 1872
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