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Book Rugaroo

    Book Details:
  • Author : John S. Myerchin
  • Publisher : John Myerchin
  • Release : 2002-07
  • ISBN : 9781403302823
  • Pages : 256 pages

Download or read book Rugaroo written by John S. Myerchin and published by John Myerchin. This book was released on 2002-07 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Canceled with Blood: A Post Office Massacre is indeed fiction, but the author, Kerry Deminski, spent 35 years of his life working as a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service. The characters and events depicted are so true to life that you are immediately hooked and swept right along with them. The author pulls no punches in this portrayal of workplace violence, its causative factors, and its aftermath. Postal managers, clerks and letter carriers are defined with all of their praiseworthy attributes as well as their disturbing flaws. But this work is so much more than an insight into the heartbreaking incidents of violence that have marred the record of an institution that touches the lives of virtually every American on a daily basis. You will share the sorrow of two young women who have been shunned by their parents for choices they have made. You will empathize with the anguish of a letter carrier still attempting to deal with the post-traumatic stress of fighting the war in Vietnam. You will meet a postal supervisor who will do whatever he can to see that his letter carriers get a fair shake, as well as a supervisor who will stop at nothing to make a reputation for himself in the USPS. These, and the many other characters that populate this novel, are masterfully woven into intricate situations and relationships, both on the job and in their private lives. After reading this compelling work, you will never again be able to think of any postal employee as a dull, plodding public servant who does not enjoy a rich, complex and rewarding existence.

Book Savage Spirit

Download or read book Savage Spirit written by Meg Cameron and published by Simon Pulse. This book was released on 1985 with total page 183 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Captured by Shawnee Indians and taken far from her home, sixteen-year-old Catherine Brant meets Blue Quail, a handsome warrior who captures her heart with his wild bravery.

Book Your Spirits Walk Beside Us

Download or read book Your Spirits Walk Beside Us written by Barbara Dianne Savage and published by Harvard University Press. This book was released on 2009-06-30 with total page 368 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Even before the emergence of the civil rights movement, African American religion and progressive politics were assumed to be inextricably intertwined. Savage counters this assumption with the story of a highly diversified religious community whose debates over engagement in the struggle for racial equality were as vigorous as they were persistent.

Book Savage Journey

Download or read book Savage Journey written by Peter Richardson and published by Univ of California Press. This book was released on 2023-04-25 with total page 296 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: A superbly crafted study of Hunter S. Thompson’s literary formation, achievement, and continuing relevance. Savage Journey is a "supremely crafted" study of Hunter S. Thompson's literary formation and achievement. Focusing on Thompson's influences, development, and unique model of authorship, Savage Journey argues that his literary formation was largely a San Francisco story. During the 1960s, Thompson rode with the Hell's Angels, explored the San Francisco counterculture, and met talented editors who shared his dissatisfaction with mainstream journalism. Peter Richardson traces Thompson's transition during this time from New Journalist to cofounder of Gonzo journalism. He also endorses Thompson's later claim that he was one of the best writers using the English language as both a musical instrument and a political weapon. Although Thompson's political commentary was often hyperbolic, Richardson shows that much of it was also prophetic. Fifty years after the publication of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, and more than a decade after his death, Thompson's celebrity continues to obscure his literary achievement. This book refocuses our understanding of that achievement by mapping Thompson's influences, probing the development of his signature style, and tracing the reception of his major works. It concludes that Thompson was not only a gifted journalist, satirist, and media critic, but also the most distinctive American voice in the second half of the twentieth century.

Book Power Through Weakness

    Book Details:
  • Author : Timothy B. Savage
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 2004-12-02
  • ISBN : 9780521616188
  • Pages : 272 pages

Download or read book Power Through Weakness written by Timothy B. Savage and published by Cambridge University Press. This book was released on 2004-12-02 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An intriguing new interpretation of the paradox at the heart of Paul's understanding of his ministry.

Book Rabid

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  • Author : Ivy Asher
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2023-09-08
  • ISBN : 9781959537014
  • Pages : 0 pages

Download or read book Rabid written by Ivy Asher and published by . This book was released on 2023-09-08 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: I've been waiting my whole life to get my wolf. But now that the time is here, I need to ¿¿¿. ¿¿Three years ago, a nightmare of an alpha took over my pack by force, and ever since, he's been trying to do the same to me.¿I can't let that happen.¿¿I need to escape him before he can lay a claim, flee from what I've always wanted, or risk getting a wolf that will submit to him. ¿ But nothing goes to plan. When I'm forced to take on my wolf spirit, my alpha attacks, and the fight shatters us in ways we never knew possible. ¿¿Now we're broken. Jagged. ¿¿¿¿¿. ¿¿To punish me, punish ¿¿ for not submitting, my new wolf and I are thrown away to a savage pack, where we come face to face with Ruin Falls and the biggest monster of them all. ¿¿Alpha Tyran. ¿¿But...maybe a monster is exactly what a rabid bitch like me needs. ¿¿Will my wolf and I snap, lost to our fractured savagery? Or will this ferocious alpha teach us just what our broken nature is capable of? Maybe we can get our revenge....That is, if we're rabid enough to take it.

Book True Magick

Download or read book True Magick written by Amber K and published by Llewellyn Worldwide. This book was released on 2006 with total page 361 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This revised and expanded anniversary edition features the same delightful introduction to the history and lore of magic as the first edition of the "little green book" published 15 years ago.

Book Savage Gods

Download or read book Savage Gods written by Paul Kingsnorth and published by Two Dollar Radio. This book was released on 2019-09-17 with total page 135 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: * Chicago Tribune "Fall literary preview: books you need to read now" * Vulture "The Best and Biggest Books to Read This Fall" * The Guardian "A best book of 2019" After moving with his wife and two children to a smallholding in Ireland, Paul Kingsnorth expects to find contentment. It is the goal he has sought — to nest, to find home — after years of rootlessness as an environmental activist and author. Instead he finds that his tools as a writer are failing him, calling into question his foundational beliefs about language and setting him at odds with culture itself. Informed by his experiences with indigenous peoples, the writings of D.H. Lawrence and Annie Dillard, and the day-to-day travails of farming his own land, Savage Gods asks: what does it mean to belong? What sacrifices must be made in order to truly inhabit a life? And can words ever paint the truth of the world — or are they part of the great lie which is killing it?

Book Where s Walrus

Download or read book Where s Walrus written by Stephen Savage and published by Scholastic Inc.. This book was released on 2011 with total page 42 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this wordless picture book, follow Walrus on a happy-go-lucky spree through the big city, as he tries on different hats to disguise himself from the chasing zookeeper.

Book Lemons

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  • Author : Melissa D. Savage
  • Publisher : Crown Books For Young Readers
  • Release : 2017
  • ISBN : 1524700126
  • Pages : 322 pages

Download or read book Lemons written by Melissa D. Savage and published by Crown Books For Young Readers. This book was released on 2017 with total page 322 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: After her mother dies in 1975, ten-year-old Lemonade must live with her grandfather in a small town famous for Bigfoot sitings and soon becomes friends with Tobin, a quirky Bigfoot investigator.

Book Savage

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  • Author : D. W. Ulsterman
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 2018-02-21
  • ISBN : 9781985727496
  • Pages : 304 pages

Download or read book Savage written by D. W. Ulsterman and published by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. This book was released on 2018-02-21 with total page 304 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Two lives linked by blood and destiny... Morning McGreevy never knew her great-grandfather, Cy. Then she discovers his journal hidden away in an attic. She starts to read. She hears his voice. She sees the world through his eyes. His joy and his pain become hers until a terrible family secret is a secret no more. SAVAGE is a story of mystery, romance, and ultimate sacrifice that details a strong-willed young woman's journey of self-discovery where the dead fight for the future of the living.

Book Savage Retribution

    Book Details:
  • Author : Lexxie Couper
  • Publisher : Samhain Publishing, Limited
  • Release : 2008-02-19
  • ISBN : 9781599985060
  • Pages : 270 pages

Download or read book Savage Retribution written by Lexxie Couper and published by Samhain Publishing, Limited. This book was released on 2008-02-19 with total page 270 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: An animal rights activist is about to get a crash course in werewolves. One she may not survive. Lone Irish werewolf Declan O’Connell has lost everything—his family, his clan, even his freedom—to his arch-rival, Nathan Epoc. The head of an underground werewolf clan and a brilliant scientist, Epoc plans to use Declan to create a super-wolf, a creature capable of shifting the balance of power in the lycanthrope world. But Epoc’s plans are about to be thwarted. Regan Thomas, a determined animal rights activist, rescues what she thinks is an ordinary wolf from his notorious animal testing facility in Sydney, Australia. She gets more than she bargained for when the wolf turns into an extremely hunky, extremely naked man who immediately drags her into a world where the clash between two opposing werewolf clans could spell the end of humankind. Declan has survived without a clan for more years than he cares to remember, but sexy Regan stirs up all his fierce, alpha-wolf instincts. Now Declan has one last chance at revenge. But can he keep Regan alive, and resist the overwhelming attraction between them, long enough to stop Epoc? Summer in Australia has never been this hot… or this dangerous.

Book The Girl Savage

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  • Author : Katherine Rundell
  • Publisher :
  • Release : 2011
  • ISBN : 9780571254316
  • Pages : 0 pages

Download or read book The Girl Savage written by Katherine Rundell and published by . This book was released on 2011 with total page 0 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Monkey Escape at London Zoo: Link to Missing SchoolgirlWilhelmina Silver’s world is golden. Living half-wild on an African farm with her horse, her monkey and her best friend, every day is beautiful.But when her home is sold and Will is sent away to boarding school in England, the world becomes impossibly difficult. For lions and hyenas are nothing compared to packs of schoolgirls.Where can a girl run to in London? And will she have the courage to survive?An extremely special story of bravery, hope and the wildness that lives in us all.

Book The Savage Coloniser Book

Download or read book The Savage Coloniser Book written by Tusiata Avia and published by . This book was released on 2021-05-06 with total page 96 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The voices of Tusiata Avia are infinite. She ranges from vulnerable to forbidding to celebratory with forms including pantoums, prayers and invocations. And in this electrifying new work, she gathers all the power of her voice to speak directly into histories of violence.Avia addresses James Cook in fury. She unravels the 2019 Christchurch massacre, walking us back to the beginning. She describes the contortions we make to avoid blame. And she locates the many voices that offer hope. The Savage Coloniser Book is a personal and political reckoning. As it holds history accountable, it rises in power.

Book American Savage

Download or read book American Savage written by Dan Savage and published by Penguin Books. This book was released on 2014-05-27 with total page 318 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The sex-advice columnist for "Savage Love" draws on his experience with the It Gets Better campaign to share pithy insights into a range of topics including health care, gun control, and marriage equality.

Book Savage Conversations

    Book Details:
  • Author : LeAnne Howe
  • Publisher : Coffee House Press
  • Release : 2019-02-05
  • ISBN : 1566895405
  • Pages : 98 pages

Download or read book Savage Conversations written by LeAnne Howe and published by Coffee House Press. This book was released on 2019-02-05 with total page 98 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: “Savage Conversations takes place somewhere in between its sources, between sanity and madness, between then and now, between the living and the dead. It pushes past the limitations of textual sources for telling indigenous history and accounts of insanity.” —Barrelhouse Reviews May 1875: Mary Todd Lincoln is addicted to opiates and tried in a Chicago court on charges of insanity. Entered into evidence is Ms. Lincoln’s claim that every night a Savage Indian enters her bedroom and slashes her face and scalp. She is swiftly committed to Bellevue Place Sanitarium. Her hauntings may be a reminder that in 1862, President Lincoln ordered the hanging of thirty-eight Dakotas in the largest mass execution in United States history. No one has ever linked the two events—until now. Savage Conversations is a daring account of a former first lady and the ghosts that tormented her for the contradictions and crimes on which this nation is founded.

Book Every Tool s a Hammer

    Book Details:
  • Author : Adam Savage
  • Publisher : Atria Books
  • Release : 2020-10-27
  • ISBN : 1982113480
  • Pages : 320 pages

Download or read book Every Tool s a Hammer written by Adam Savage and published by Atria Books. This book was released on 2020-10-27 with total page 320 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this New York Times bestselling “imperative how-to for creativity” (Nick Offerman), Adam Savage—star of Discovery Channel’s Mythbusters—shares his golden rules of creativity, from finding inspiration to following through and successfully making your idea a reality. Every Tool’s a Hammer is a chronicle of my life as a maker. It’s an exploration of making, but it’s also a permission slip of sorts from me to you. Permission to grab hold of the things you’re interested in, that fascinate you, and to dive deeper into them to see where they lead you. Through stories from forty-plus years of making and molding, building and break­ing, along with the lessons I learned along the way, this book is meant to be a toolbox of problem solving, complete with a shop’s worth of notes on the tools, techniques, and materials that I use most often. Things like: In Every Tool There Is a Hammer—don’t wait until everything is perfect to begin a project, and if you don’t have the exact right tool for a task, just use whatever’s handy; Increase Your Loose Tolerance—making is messy and filled with screwups, but that’s okay, as creativity is a path with twists and turns and not a straight line to be found; Use More Cooling Fluid—it prolongs the life of blades and bits, and it prevents tool failure, but beyond that it’s a reminder to slow down and reduce the fric­tion in your work and relationships; Screw Before You Glue—mechanical fasteners allow you to change and modify a project while glue is forever but sometimes you just need the right glue, so I dig into which ones will do the job with the least harm and best effects. This toolbox also includes lessons from many other incredible makers and creators, including: Jamie Hyneman, Nick Offerman, Pixar director Andrew Stanton, Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro, artist Tom Sachs, and chef Traci Des Jardins. And if everything goes well, we will hopefully save you a few mistakes (and maybe fingers) as well as help you turn your curiosities into creations. I hope this book serves as “creative rocket fuel” (Ed Helms) to build, make, invent, explore, and—most of all—enjoy the thrills of being a creator.