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Download E-books Orchard Valley Grooms: Valerie\Stephanie PDF

By Debbie Macomber

Valerie rushes domestic to Orchard Valley, Oregon, whilst her father, David, suffers a middle assault. She and her more youthful sisters, Stephanie and Norah, are accumulating at his part, praying he will stay, fearing he will die….

At a time like this, falling in love is the last factor on Valerie's brain. And with Dr. Colby Winston, of everybody! he is David's middle doctor, a popular professional who enjoys small-town dwelling, whereas Valerie is a high-powered businesswoman who prefers urban lifestyles. they're whole opposites in each approach. but David retains insisting she and Colby are an ideal couple.

Meanwhile Stephanie has different concerns in addition to her father's well-being. She'd fled Orchard Valley 3 years prior after her humiliating rejection via neighborhood journalist Charles Tomaselli. Now she's domestic, and it is not lengthy earlier than they start reliving earlier battles—and renewing previous emotions. He was once the explanation she left. This time, will he supply her a cause to stick? David turns out to imagine so….

Does their father understand whatever Valerie and Stephanie don't?

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Download E-books Education - An 'Impossible Profession'?: Psychoanalytic Explorations of Learning and Classrooms (Foundations and Futures of Education) PDF

By Tamara Bibby

In study rooms and lectures we research not just approximately educational subject matters but additionally approximately ourselves, our friends and the way humans and ideas have interaction. Education – An most unlikely occupation extends the ways that we'd take into consideration those methods via delivering a fresh reconsideration of key academic studies together with these of:

  • being judged and assessed, either officially and informally
  • adapting to varied teams for various purposes
  • struggling to imagine lower than pressure
  • learning to understand and adapt to the expectancies of others.

This ebook brings psychoanalysis to new audiences, graphically illustrating its value to understandings of educating, studying and school rooms. Drawing at the author’s unique learn, it considers the study room context, together with coverage calls for pressures, and the complexity of peer and pedagogic relationships and interactions asking how those should be being skilled and what implications such reports may have for novices and teachers.

The discussions may be of curiosity not just to lecturers, leading-learners and teacher-educators, but in addition to contributors attracted to schooling coverage, expert perform and theories of education.

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Download E-books Off the Record: A Reporter Unveils the Celebrity Worlds of Hollywood, Hip-hop, and Sports PDF

By Allison Samuels

a suite of offbeat, humorous, and infrequently relocating backstories of the numerous entertainers and athletes lined by means of award-winning Newsweek journalist Allison Samuels, Off the list finds the interior worlds of cutting-edge A-list black celebrities.

With anecdotes on every person from Snoop Dogg, Shaquille O'Neal, Denzel Washington, Eddie Murphy, and Whitney Houston, this "all-access" booklet is stuffed with insightful tales that by no means made it into the pages of the mainstream press.

From her commence at CAA's notorious agent education program—which incorporated projects reminiscent of blowing up 2 hundred dinosaurs for the foyer whilst Steven Spielberg made a fast stopover at, and choosing up Ted Danson's half-million-dollar weekly paycheck—there used to be no chore too small. yet those humble beginnings gave Samuels entry to Hollywood's A-list and resulted in her eventual concentrate on the realm of black entertainers.

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Download E-books What to Expect the Toddler Years PDF

By Arlene Eisenberg

They guided you thru being pregnant, they guided you thru baby's first yr, and now they're going to consultant you thru the baby years. In an immediate continuation of What to anticipate if you are watching for (over 9.6 million copies in print) and what to anticipate the 1st Year (over 5.6 million copies in print), America's bestselling being pregnant and childcare authors flip their uniquely accomplished, full of life, and reassuring insurance to years and three.

equipped month by means of month for the second one yr (months 12-24) and quarterly throughout the 3rd 12 months (months 24-36), What to count on the infant Years, 2d edition covers each one progress and improvement section mom and dad are inclined to encounter-when they are more likely to stumble upon it. hundreds of thousands of questions and solutions deal with every thing from consuming and slumbering difficulties to day care, tantrums, bottle mouth, shyness, vainness, and extra. a whole 3rd part of the ebook is dedicated to rest room education, protection, and healthiness, and a fourth covers specific concerns-the remarkable baby, siblings, and balancing paintings and parenting.

Remarkably thorough, worrying and clever, What to anticipate the youngster Years, 2d edition is as worthwhile for the pro mother or father because it is for the hot parent.

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Download E-books Accountability for Collective Wrongdoing PDF

Rules of collective accountability problem the doctrine of person accountability that's the dominant paradigm in legislation and liberal political concept. yet little awareness is given to the results of keeping teams answerable for wrongdoing. teams will not be amenable to punishment within the approach that folks are. Can they be punished - and if this is the case, how - or are different treatments on hand? the subject crosses the borders of legislation, philosophy, and political technological know-how, and during this quantity experts in all 3 components give a contribution their views. They study the boundaries of person legal legal responsibility in addressing atrocity, the meanings of punishment and accountability, the distribution of team punishment to a group's contributors, and the capability in which collective responsibility may be expressed. In doing so, they think of the legacy of the Nuremberg Trials, at the philosophical knowing of collective accountability, and at the position of collective responsibility in foreign political family members.

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Download E-books Scooby-Doo and the Rotten Robot PDF

By Mariah Balaban

Scooby-Dooby-doo! the place are you?

The gang is on the Coolsville robotic conference the place the most allure is 'Doc' Tinkerwell's struggling with Monsterbots. but if one of many Monsterbots wigs out and begins attacking the gang, chaos ensues! If observe will get out that his Monsterbots will not be secure, document may be ruined! fortunately secret, Inc, is at the case-and they will placed a cease to that Rotten Robot!

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Download E-books In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark: Early Commemorations and the Origins of the National Historic Trail PDF

By Wallace G. Lewis

Although it was once 1806 while Lewis and Clark lower back to St. Louis after their trip around the kingdom, it was once now not till 1905 that they have been celebrated as nationwide heroes. In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark examines how public attitudes towards their explorations and the technique of commemorating them have replaced, from the construction of the Lewis and Clark Exposition in 1905 to the institution of the Lewis and Clark nationwide old path in 1978 and the celebrations of the expedition's bicentennial from 2003 via 2007.

The first major stirrings of nationwide public curiosity in Lewis and Clark coincided with the start of a national fascination with transcontinental vehicle traveling. american citizens started to reconnect with the previous and have interaction with the heritage of Western growth via changing into a brand new breed of "frontier explorer" through their automobiles. accordingly, early emphasis on neighborhood plaques and monuments yielded to pageants, reenactments, and, eventually, makes an attempt to retrace the direction, selling conservation and game alongside its length.

Wallace G. Lewis information the ingenuity that encouraged the institution of the Lewis and Clark nationwide old path, beginning a window to how the US reimagines, recreates, and recalls its personal previous. In the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark will entice either scholarly and armchair historians drawn to the Western frontier as skilled via either Lewis and Clark and people retracing their steps today.

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Download E-books The Tide of Empire: America's March to the Pacific PDF

By Michael Golay

A vibrant tableau of the yankee conquest of the Pacific Coast

"With Broughton's day trip, the american citizens and the British had published competing claims to an enormous expanse of the Pacific Northwest. the world in competition could surround all of current Oregon and Washington and components of Idaho, Wyoming, Montana, and British Columbia. Robert grey, the dour Yankee dealer, and William Broughton, the imprecise British naval officer, nonentities either, sailed clear of the misty coasts of the Columbia in 1792, by no means to come. that they had no manner of realizing, in fact, the way it may all finish. however the breathtaking effrontery in their claims set in movement occasions of fateful end result, touching off a half-century of exchange and diplomatic contention, a flood of Euroamerican cost, and the displacement and digital destruction of the immemorial population of what the contestants could come to name the Oregon Country."
-from THE TIDE OF EMPIRE

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Download E-books Kiss Her Goodbye: An Otto Penzler Book (Mike Hammer) PDF

By Mickey Spillane

“Entertaining . . . facts of ways good Max Allan Collins has controlled to imitate Spillane’s style.” — The Onion, A. V. Club

Mike Hammer has been clear of long island too lengthy while he learns that an outdated mentor at the long island police strength has devoted suicide. Suspicious, Hammer returns for the funeral. while a lady is murdered virtually at the funeral home’s doorstep, he will get drawn into the search for Nazi diamonds, a mysterious attractiveness who was once just about Doolan in his ultimate days, and a gang of drug racketeers. quickly Hammer is hobnobbing with coke-snorting celebrities at a infamous disco. every thing ends up in a Mafia social membership the place Hammer and his .45 come calling, sparking the wildest showdown for the reason that Spillane’s vintage One Lonely Night.

“[Spillane’s and Collins’s] dangers repay at the web page, leading to a number of the most interesting novels in their respective careers . . . Kiss Her Goodbye is a throwback within the top experience of the notice: it reminds us why Spillane used to be so stable within the first position; and Collins, too . . . this can be action-mystery par excellence.” — Los Angeles evaluate of Books

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Download E-books Finding, Hiring, and Keeping Peak Performers: Every Manager's Guide PDF

Every supervisor or company proprietor is familiar with that the main useful and scarce commodity is expertise. And it is a seller's market-with scrappy dot.com start-ups vying with conventional firms for the easiest and the brightest, whereas conventional rivals trap them away with versatile merits applications, inventory concepts, and possibilities for development. at the entrance traces are managers, who're infrequently informed within the finer issues of hiring, yet whose judgements are taking part in an more and more an important position. within the author's trademark no-nonsense, from-the-trenches variety, Finding, Recruiting, and maintaining top Performers bargains helpful rules for profitable the expertise conflict by way of seeing the hiring approach from the candidate's viewpoint, exploring non-traditional recruiting resources (including the Internet), and motivating humans to stick with the corporate as soon as they have signed on.

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