Category: Law reports, digests, etc
Category: Law reports, digests, etc
Bombay Series. Containing Cases Determined by the High Court at Bombay
Category: Law reports, digests, etc
Author: Veronica Kelly
Category: Juvenile Fiction
View: 6166This book is about a tiny caterpillar of the sycamore moth family who was granted a unusual request. He always wanted to become a butterfly. So the more he ate of the sycamore leaves he thought that he would turn into what he wanted. He was being watched by the faires in the trees and they could see him and one fairy put a spell on him to turn him into a fairy! His face turned to being dainty and the magic had begun. He glowed like glow warm and went to wriggle up a oak tree to change and undergo some magic. The oak tree told him to go in the cottages old garden. He nibbles at the petals of a rainbow rose that is growing in the cottage garden. He feels sleepy and goes crawling up the old oak tree to go to sleep. He undergoes metamorphosis and the magic of both the fairies and the rose transforms into a fairy through the winter time.The forest is under deadly thousand year bad spell. That two witches come to live in the enchanted cottage in the forest. Mr Fluff undergoes a magical transformation and goes on his adventures. He does not how know how long the forest will last. One of the witches finds out about certain spells and has to figure out a way of saving the forest.
Author: T. V. Sanjiva Row,Pinayur Ramanatha Aiyar,Palangamal Hari Rao
Category: Law reports, digests, etc
Author: Robert Leslie Bellem
Publisher: eStar Books
View: 9490When a lethal trap is ready to be sprung, blind Griff Borlund hears whispers in the darkness—whispers that rise to a roar of violence as a fetching blonde meets death! A Nick Ransom Mystery
Author: Platte F. Clark
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Juvenile Fiction
View: 2855Discovering that the Codex of Infinite Knowability has stopped working and cannot return them home, Max and his friends risk their lives to reboot the book by carrying it into the heart of the Rezormoor Dreadbringer's Wizard's Tower.
The 2006 Edition
Author: Neal Ford,Scott Davis
View: 5875Presents a collection of articles covering such topics as web services, DSLs, Shale, legacy code, and CSS.
Metafictional Ventilations of Times Aligned in Passions House
Author: Celine Flux
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
View: 8203Alas . . . hospitalization finds Omni befriended by Nurse Seattle and young radiographer Niv. After he discharges himself, wounds weeping Seattle crosses professional / marriage lines to visit. One night of folklove with Boho Bee before taken from Harbourton, to Metroaux, then an inevitable return in crutches where Niv introduces big bro Nick, who fudges paperwork at the majestic-yet-eerie place of employment dominating the Zone1 skyline. A Mumbai fling endures with workmate Neon—great times in the Triangular Kilometres (“in the city”) are had when she, Omni, Niv and Quetzal have hilarious happenings heading to their shared SE1 flat. But Neon dies tragically and Vienna, calamitous and poetic, is framed after a night with wicked but hard-bodied Mr Rella. Before then, or 911, or even Vee’s capture and trial, Nick sips in The Herbal Cafeterium W1: kids with not so keen Vee? Inside trading with closest law-bending colleague Lanky Peter? While protecting young protège Omni . . . Meanwhile in Hoeswater with Evelyn: After leaving Adam—sports lout with corresponding opinions— Seattle bumps into Laureate and sistren Abigail, Volga and co. Reunited she describes the temples “beautifully ugly philosulum” to Omni, yet he just wants to know what’s up with the “Ugly Girls” title? – Unbeknown Mother Laureate “ . . . knew Omniversal would come”. Long-estranged by now, Nick, Peter and Omni eye-up the same jacket. The weekend swelters but Nick walks over to WC2 to claim it first. Bags full tube-bound he witnesses what looks like a lovers tiff! Janet, mature but hot, throws her wedding band at Michael and lover in front of the Bluecoats. Ordered off, without purse or keys he just has to inquire . . .”Are you OK” . . . ?
Author: Miss Read
View: 3340“Delicious wit, quirky characters, [and] the colorful intrigues of daily life” make Fairacre America’s favorite English village (Jan Karon, #1 New York Times–bestselling author). The English village of Fairacre may appear idyllically peaceful to passersby, but those who live among its shady lanes always have problems to untangle. When a terrible rumor emerges—that the Fairacre School is to be closed and the children bused to nearby Beech Green—the village is up in arms at once. The schoolmistress, Miss Read, suffers agonizing indecision at the prospect, and her situation is made worse when her infants’ room teacher decides to leave and the short-tempered Mrs. Pringle becomes more contrary than ever. “Affectionate, humorous, and gently charming . . . sometimes funny, sometimes touching, always appealing.” —The New York Times “Miss Read reminds us of what is really important. And if we can’t live in her world, it’s certainly a comforting place to visit.” —USA Today
Author: Carmen Boullosa
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
View: 8416Carmen Boullosa is one of Mexico's most acclaimed young writers, and Leaving Tabasco tells of the coming-of-age of Delmira Ulloa, raised in an all-female home in Agustini, in the Mexican province of Tabasco. The Washington Post Book World wrote, "We happily share with [Delmira] ... her life, including the infinitely charming town she inhabits [and] her grandmother's fantastic imagination." In Agustini it is not unusual to see your grandmother float above the bed when she sleeps, or to purchase torrential rains at a traveling fair, or to watch your family's elderly serving woman develop stigmata, then disappear completely, to be canonized as a local saint. As Delmira becomes a woman she will search for her missing father, and will make a choice that will force her to leave home forever. Brimming with the spirit of its irrepressible heroine, Leaving Tabasco is a story of great charm and depth that will remain in its readers' hearts for a long time. "Carmen Boullosa ... immerses us once again in her wickedly funny and imaginative world." -- Dolores Prida, Latina "To flee Agustini is to leave not just a town but the viscerally primal dreamscape it represents." -- Sandra Tsing Loh, The New York Times Book Review "A vibrant coming-of-age tale ... Boullosa [is] a master.... Each chapter is an adventure." -- Monica L. Williams, The Boston Globe
A Case for Police Chief Susan Wren
Author: Charlene Weir
Publisher: Minotaur Books
View: 8032On the heels of a severe thunderstorm, Governor Jack Garrett comes to Hampstead with his friend and constant companion Wakely Fromm. Twenty years ago they battled a forest fire that left Wakely confined to a wheelchair and made Jack a hero. Now Jack is battling for his party's nomination as presidential candidate. Trouble brews for the campaign, however, when the business card of Sean Donovan, one of the campaign workers, and Susan's cousin, turns up at a homicide scene. Police Chief Susan Wren's investigation reveals evidence that points straight to Jack Garrett. Should Susan arrest a sitting governor or Sean Donovan?
And Other Lessons from the Crematorium
Author: Caitlin Doughty
Publisher: Canongate Books
Category: Social Science
View: 1984THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER 'Unforgettable . . . a hilarious, poignant and impassioned plea to revolutionise our attitudes to death' Gavin Francis, Guardian From her first day at Westwind Cremation & Burial, twenty-three-year-old Caitlin Doughty threw herself into her curious new profession. Coming face-to-face with the very thing we go to great lengths to avoid thinking about she started to wonder about the lives of those she cremated and the mourning families they left behind, and found herself confounded by people's erratic reactions to death. Exploring our death rituals - and those of other cultures - she pleads the case for healthier attitudes around death and dying. Full of bizarre encounters, gallows humour and vivid characters (both living and very dead), this illuminating account makes this otherwise terrifying subject inviting and fascinating.
Author: Matthew MacDonald
Publisher: O'Reilly Germany
Category: Health & Fitness
View: 5940Wussten Sie, dass Sie Ihre äußere Hautschicht häufiger wechseln als eine Schlange? Oder dass Sie ohne bestimmte Arten von Bakterien anfälliger für Krankheiten und Allergien wären? Auf Basis aktuellster physiologischer und neurophysiologischer Erkenntnisse erklärt Matthew MacDonald präzise, verständlich und unterhaltsam alle wichtigen Körperfunktionen, gibt praktische Tipps, wie Sie Ihre „Hardware“ in Schuss halten, und räumt mit gängigen Vorurteilen auf. Aus dem Inhalt: - Ihre Haut. Warum die erste Verteidigungslinie Ihres Körpers aus toten Zellen besteht, wie Muttermale und Falten entstehen und was Antitranspirants gegen Körpergeruch ausrichten können. - Fett. Weshalb Ihr Körper Fett braucht, wie es gespeichert wird und warum Modediäten nichts bringen. - Ihr Herz. Wie Sie das Herzinfarktrisiko senken und was ein gutes Ausdauertraining ausmacht. - Ihr Verdauungssystem. Aus welchen Abschnitten Ihr gut 9 Meter langer Verdauungstrakt besteht und warum Ballaststoffe dort willkommen sind. - Ihr Immunsystem. Wie Ihr Körper sich gegen Eindringlinge wehrt, welche Bakterien und Viren sich bei Ihnen wohlfühlen und was normale Zellen dazu bringt, sich in Krebszellen zu verwandeln. - Sex und Fortpflanzung. Was männliche und weibliche Geschlechtsorgane auszeichnet sowie alles Wissenswerte über Fruchtbarkeit, weibliche Lust und die männliche Fixierung auf die Größe. - Alter und Tod. Warum wir altern, wie Sie möglichst lange möglichst fit bleiben und wie wir schließlich sterben.
Author: D. U. Okonkwo
Publisher: A Few Words Press Ltd
Thoughts on the Shadow Side of a Culture's Psyche
Author: William J. Jackson
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
View: 1546Tricksters are known by their deeds. Obviously not all the examples in American Tricksters are full-blown mythological tricksters like Coyote, Raven, or the Two Brothers found in Native American stories, or superhuman figures like the larger-than-life Davy Crockett of nineteenth-century tales. Newer expressions of trickiness do share some qualities with the Trickster archetype seen in myths. Rock stars who break taboos and get away with it, heroes who overcome monstrous circumstances, crafty folk who find a way to survive and thrive when the odds are against them, men making spectacles of themselves by feeding their astounding appetites in public--all have some trickster qualities. Each person, every living creature who ever faced an obstacle and needed to get around it, has found the built-in trickster impulse. Impasses turn the trickster gene on, or stimulate the trick-performing imagination--that's life. To explore the ways and means of trickster maneuvers can alert us to pitfalls, help us appreciate tricks that are entertaining, and aid us in fending off ploys which drain our resources and ruin our lives. Knowing more about the Trickster archetype in our psyches helps us be more self-aware.
Organizing, Leading, and Managing Your Youth Ministry
Author: Duffy Robbins
Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
View: 612Youth ministry veteran and bestselling author, Duffy Robbins, offers an updated and revised edition of his book about the important, behind-the-scenes mechaincs of youth ministry. The tasks of budgeting, decision-making, time management, team ministry, staff relationships, conflict resolution, working with parents, and a range of other issues, are the things that keep a ministry together and functioning well. Nobody gets into youth ministry because they want to think about these things; but a lot of people get out of youth ministry because they didn’t think about them. All youth workers—whether paid or volunteer, full-time or part-time—will find Youth Ministry Nuts and Bolts to be a thoughtful, fun, practical guide to youth ministry administration.
Zwischen den Welten 3
Author: Laini Taylor
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
View: 2651Die phantastische ›Zwischen den Welten‹-Trilogie geht zu Ende wie sie begonnen hat – furios und bildgewaltig! Was würdest du geben, damit das Gute siegt? Wie weit würdest du gehen, um deine Welt zu beschützen? Wen würdest du retten, wen verraten? Als der brutale Seraphim-Regent Jael seine Armee in die Welt der Menschen bringt, werden Karou und Akiva endlich wiedervereint – nicht als Liebespaar, aber in einer Allianz gegen ihren gemeinsamen Feind. Der Traum, den sie einst zusammen geträumt hatten, sah anders aus, aber sie kämpfen dennoch um Frieden und einen Neuanfang für Chimären und Engel. Und für sie beide ...
Author: Cynthia Bond
View: 5897The newest Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection: this special ebook edition of Ruby by Cynthia Bond features exclusive content, including Oprah’s personal notes, highlighted within the text; a reading group guide; and audio clips read by the author (supported devices only). The epic, unforgettable story of a man determined to protect the woman he loves from the town desperate to destroy her, this beautiful and devastating debut heralds the arrival of a major new voice in fiction. Ephram Jennings has never forgotten the beautiful girl with the long braids running through the piney woods of Liberty, their small East Texas town. Young Ruby Bell, “the kind of pretty it hurt to look at,” has suffered beyond imagining, so as soon as she can, she flees suffocating Liberty for the bright pull of 1950s New York. Ruby quickly winds her way into the ripe center of the city—the darkened piano bars and hidden alleyways of the Village—all the while hoping for a glimpse of the red hair and green eyes of her mother. When a telegram from her cousin forces her to return home, thirty-year-old Ruby finds herself reliving the devastating violence of her girlhood. With the terrifying realization that she might not be strong enough to fight her way back out again, Ruby struggles to survive her memories of the town’s dark past. Meanwhile, Ephram must choose between loyalty to the sister who raised him and the chance for a life with the woman he has loved since he was a boy. Full of life, exquisitely written, and suffused with the pastoral beauty of the rural South, Ruby is a transcendent novel of passion and courage. This wondrous page-turner rushes through the red dust and gossip of Main Street, to the pit fire where men swill bootleg outside Bloom’s Juke, to Celia Jennings’s kitchen, where a cake is being made, yolk by yolk, that Ephram will use to try to begin again with Ruby. Utterly transfixing, with unforgettable characters, riveting suspense, and breathtaking, luminous prose, Ruby offers an unflinching portrait of man’s dark acts and the promise of the redemptive power of love.