Basrayatha: Portrait of a City (Modern Arabic Literature by Mohammed Khudayyir,William Hutchins

By Mohammed Khudayyir,William Hutchins

Basrayatha is a literary tribute through writer Mohammed Khudayyir to town of his delivery, Basra, at the Shatt al-Arab waterway in southern Iraq. simply as a city’s population range from outsiders via their wisdom of its streets in addition to its tales, so Khudayyir distinguishes among the true urban of Basra and Basrayatha, the imagined urban he has created via tales, reviews, and folklore.
By turns a memoir, a travelogue, a love letter, and a meditation, Basrayatha summons up photos of a urban gone. In loving element, Khudayyir recounts his discovery of his urban as a toddler, in addition to earlier communal banquets, the general public baths, the delights of the Muslim day of relaxation, the city’s flea markets and people who common them, a rustic bumpkin’s special occasion within the urban, Hollywood motion pictures on the neighborhood cinema, way of life throughout the Iran–Iraq battle, and the canals and rivers round Basra. specifically, notwithstanding, the ebook illuminates the function of the storyteller in developing the towns we inhabit. Evoking the literary modernism of authors like Calvino and Borges, and tinged with nostalgia for a urban now disappeared, Basrayatha is a masterful tribute to the facility of reminiscence and imagination.

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Journal d'un nageur de l'ère post-Trump (French Edition) by Olivier Silberzahn

By Olivier Silberzahn

Oeuvre de politique-fiction cyber-politico-natatoire, magazine d’un nageur de l’ère post-Trump met en scène le scénario disaster économique et social des années 2017-2025 qui pourrait débuter ainsi : Marine Le Pen vient d’être élue
Présidente. through net, chacun reçoit son details de sa bulle et los angeles personnalisation extrême des contenus signe l. a. fin
de tout consensus attainable. Dans une société post-factuelle soumise à l’influence sans limite des réseaux sociaux, l. a. vague
populiste déferle sur notre monde, désormais dirigé par Trump, Poutine, Erdogan, Marine Le Pen… et autres leaders à specialty poigne. Sous l’autorité de ces nouveaux dirigeants, l. a. démondialisation, déjà entamée en 2015, s’accélère, et entraîne notre monde dans une spirale infernale, dont peu avaient prédit les conséquences. Les murs s’érigent aux frontières, l. a. France abandonne l’euro et est frappée par une imprecise d’attentats sans précédent, l’Europe se disloque, le réchauffement climatique s’accélère, l’énergie se fait infrequent et les villes sont de plus en plus dangereuses.
Est-ce los angeles fin de l’humanité qui s’annonce ? Quoi qu’il en soit, imperturbable, le nageur proceed de nager. Sauvera-t-il le
monde ?

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Timeline Rupture by Jay Chapin

By Jay Chapin

during this story, a depressed collage of Pennsylvania physics professor, builds a time desktop in an try to shop his spouse from the 9/11 assaults, yet his plan falls into jeopardy after assembly a highschool physics instructor and falling for her. the good news is, that his new romantic curiosity turns out to wish to assist him along with his time touring target. however the undesirable information is, in the course of their experimentation, they critically rupture the timeline, by means of transporting Benjamin Franklin to the current. And during this new timeline, not just are their lives in jeopardy, however the destiny of the area rests on their shoulders. Will he see his deceased spouse back? And if he does, what approximately his new romance? And what's going to it take to get Ben Franklin again, and restoration the correct timeline? this is often an epic experience novel, full of a few quirky, but enjoyable loving characters, in addition to plenty of surprises, intrigue, mysteries, a few romance, and yes...Time go back and forth! and it'll most probably make you grateful for all now we have within the current global that we have a tendency to fail to remember. So, relax, chill out, and enjoy!

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Das Erbe des Zauberers: Ein Roman von der bizarren by Terry Pratchett,Andreas Brandhorst

By Terry Pratchett,Andreas Brandhorst

Als der Magier Drum Billet seinen Zauberstab gemäß guter Sitte an den achten Sohn eines achten Sohnes übergeben will, macht er einen folgenschweren Fehler: Denn das Neugeborene ist ein Mädchen, und diesen ist der Zutritt zur Unsichtbaren Universität verwehrt. Nun kann nur noch Oma Wetterwachs den Zauberern in Sachen Gleichberechtigung auf die Sprünge helfen …

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Das Geheimnis des Minotaurus: Roman (German Edition) by Benjamin Tammuz,Monika Zemke

By Benjamin Tammuz,Monika Zemke

›Das Geheimnis des Minotaurus‹ ist ein politischer Liebesthriller um einen israelischen Geheimagenten und eine junge Engländerin, der er über acht Jahre hinweg leidenschaftliche Briefe schreibt, ohne sich ihr je zu erkennen zu geben. Er ist einundvierzig und sie siebzehn Jahre alt, und die Briefe des geheimnisvollen Mannes verändern ihr Leben: Anfangs nur neugierig und geschmeichelt, verliebt sie sich mit der Zeit in den Unbekannten und unterhält eine ähnlich leidenschaftliche fiktive Liebesbeziehung zu ihm wie er zu ihr.
(Dieser textual content bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

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Silicon Valley Millennium: Silicon Valley Secrets by Ted Unarce

By Ted Unarce

Silicon Valley Millennium unearths the magic of Silicon Valley whereas exploring the lives of the extreme those who have made the southern finish of San Francisco Bay into the world’s top heart of technical innovation. It explores the origins of the Valley’s luck, that includes archival fabric of the early pioneers from the 1940’sand 1950’s, the nurturing impact of Stanford college, and the marketers, scientists and enterprise capitalists who're major the Valley and the area into an more and more high-tech, interconnected future.
Ted Unarce, govt manufacturer of GTC motion pictures, performed on-camera interviews with leaders from assorted Silicon Valley industries, top enterprise Capital organizations, and with bold younger marketers, so much of whom won't ever make it to the top.
This movie faucets into the colourful power of the dreamers who make Silicon Valley’s tradition so exact. via interviewing a number of emerging marketers, Unarce takes the heartbeat of the Valley’s tradition this day whereas offering a window into applied sciences of the longer term. The interviews additionally discover how new ventures are financed and the hassle it takes to draw investors.
The movie additionally shines mild at the Valley’s many demanding situations, together with, the misuse of know-how by means of either inner most and public associations, the invasions of privateness that expertise makes attainable, and the consequences for tradition as our kids more and more spend their time in entrance of a monitor instead of enticing with associates or family.
Has the luck of Silicon Valley sowed the seeds of its decline? This movie concludes with an outline of the varied tech hubs that experience emerged within the wake of the Valley’s good fortune. From big apple urban to Bangalore, from Boston to Tel Aviv, the Valley has encouraged pageant. The movie explores no matter if Silicon Valley has what it takes to stick on top.

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Rolls of the soldiers in the revolutionary war. by Isaac Weare Hammond

By Isaac Weare Hammond

Rolls of the warriors within the innovative war..
by Hammond, Isaac Weare, 1831-1890; Burton, Johnathan, b. 1741; Fitts, Abraham

Published 1885
Topics New Hampshire -- historical past Revolution, 1775-1783 resources, usa -- historical past Revolution, 1775-1783 Regimental histories New Hampshire, New Hampshire -- heritage, army assets, New Hampshire -- background Colonial interval, ca. 1600-1775 resources, usa -- background Revolution, 1775-1783 Biography

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El Camino al Padre (WIE nº 437) (Spanish Edition) by Gabriela Brown,Windmills Editions

By Gabriela Brown,Windmills Editions

El Camino al Padre - l. a. promesa del amor
Dos personalidades opuestas…
Una herencia con condiciones...
Dos personas unidas...¿sin amor?
Un hombre orgulloso e implacable...
Un hijo pródigo y extraviado…
Una mujer que deberá tomar decisiones...
Un Padre que está llamando…
Una parábola que cobra vida…
Una mujer que emprende el camino…
Un libro que te atrapará...
Una historia con varias historias...
Que no podrás dejar de leer...
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Gabriela Brown
Nació el eleven de diciembre de 1989 en Asunción, Paraguay. Se recibió de Licenciada en Psicología de los angeles Universidad Católica Nuestra Señora de los angeles Asunción. Actualmente, se desempeña como profesora guía del nivel medio en el Colegio Santa Teresa de Jesús, en donde brinda asesoramiento, acompañamiento y orientación a estudiantes de 15 a 17 años, además de impartir clases de religión. Su trabajo como profesora guía también l. a. llevó a coordinar proyectos de acción social, retiros espirituales, misiones y grupos católicos de niños y jóvenes. En febrero del 2014 empezó a escribir El camino al Padre, l. a. cual sería su primera obra en ser publicada.

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Moment of Destiny by Roger Branfill-Cook

By Roger Branfill-Cook

A lavishly illustrated trade historical past which springs from the prospect that the Royal military doesn't assault the French Fleet at Mers el-Kébir in July 1940.

Close Anglo-French naval and armed forces cooperation used to be thrown away while Adolf Hitler stole a march at the western democracies, and commenced the second one international struggle prior to his rivals have been ready.

Churchill panicked that the strong sleek French Fleet may subscribe to the Axis, and gave the order to neutralize French warships.

At Mers el-Kébir Admiral Somerville, blindly obeyed orders, fired at the French squadron tied up in port, knocked out 3 capital ships and killed 1,300 French sailors. Somerville learned he had devoted the best mistakes of his complete life.

This trade background examines what may have occurred if Somerville had a unique path. in any case, because the admiral instant, he used to be subsequent merely to God in his freedom of action.

Suddenly, occasions started to spread in a truly various demeanour. The narrative takes on a lifetime of its personal, every one reason and impression following on clearly. The French dependent in North Africa wreak vengeance at the perfidious Italian Fascists who had stabbed them within the again, and the stability of energy within the Mediterranean is dramatically altered.

There isn't any element in Hitler delaying his plans to assault Russia, to visit the help of his pal Mussolini, locked up in Monte Grosso. So Operation Barbarossa starts a lot prior, and Stalin’s Soviet Union is successfully knocked out of the war.

After waging undeclared warfare at the Germans within the western Atlantic, FDR embroils america within the ecu clash throughout the presence of yank “observers”, in a lot a similar approach because the american citizens may do in Vietnam.

In the some distance East, Japan’s growth plans are absolutely dissatisfied by means of the coming of a strong French fleet. the following too every thing seems somewhat otherwise, with dazzling results.

Well-led and correctly armed, the French soldier, airman and sailor may possibly, and did, deal successfully with their Axis competitors, as in Norway, at Bir Hacheim and less than Leclerc. actually, such a lot by no means bought the chance.

Moment of future introduces eye-witness bills of trade occasions, including picture montages (with a “health caution” for destiny historians), contains an research of truth as opposed to fiction, presents parallel time charts, and ends with yet another scary possibility.
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Based on suggestions from the 1st version, this enlarged moment version refines yes points of the tale, and provides major eye-witness debts of the aerial combats over the Atlantic, and within the skies of japanese France, the place the dive bomber idea is ultimately vindicated.

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