Unpredictable agent Will Cochrane must catch the world's most wanted international terrorist mastermind, who was responsible for the death of his father in Iraq twenty-five years ago, and avert an attack the likes of which the world has never seen.
In 1957, Walls and eight other black students--known as the Little Rock Nine--only want to make it to class. But their journey would lead the nation on a much more turbulent path. Walls writes an inspiring memoir that shines a light on this watershed moment in Civil Rights history.
It isn't enough to just do your job anymore. In order to thrive in today's marketplace, all of us, regardless of our role, have to be ready to generate brilliant ideas on demand. The Accidental Creative claims that you will "have better ideas, faster, without the stress and burnout."
"As I sleep, my mind will erase everything I did today. I will wake up tomorrow as I did this morning. Thinking I’m still a child. Thinking I have a whole lifetime of choice ahead of me. . . ."
Memories define us.
So what if you lost yours every time you went to sleep?
Your name, your identity, your past, even the people you love—all forgotten overnight.
And the one person you trust may be telling you only half the story.
Welcome to Christine's life.
Balram Halwai es un hombre complicado. Sirviente. Filósofo. Empresario. Asesino. Durante siete noches, a la luz mortecina de una ridícula araña, Balram nos cuenta su historia. Nacido en una villa en el corazón de la India, se formó un sueño en su cabeza: el de escapar de la orilla del Ganges, en cuyas oscuras profundidades se han podrido generaciones enteras. Para ello se traslada a Delhi, donde será contratado como chófer. Mientras los otros sirvientes hojean la última revista de sucesos, Balram empieza a vislumbrar cómo el Tigre va a poder escapar de su jaula.
Just Like Us offers a powerful account of four young Mexican women coming of age in Denver--two of whom have legal documentation, two of whom who don't--and the challenges they face as they attempt to pursue the American dream.
This book will be the feature of the Friends of the Gordon Cooper Library's upcoming One Book, One Town. Author Helen Thorpe will be in Carbondale on October 13 to speak about this book and the four girls she followed to create it. Learn more.
In her beloved New York Times bestsellers Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Peony in Love, and, most recently, Shanghai Girls, Lisa See has brilliantly illuminated the potent bonds of mother love, romantic love, and love of country. Now, in her most powerful novel yet, she returns to these timeless themes, continuing the story of sisters Pearl and May from Shanghai Girls, and Pearl’s strong-willed nineteen-year-old daughter, Joy.
The comedian offers a humorous memoir about first love, denial, sleepwalking, and the perils and pitfalls of being himself.