Download Town House: A Novel (P.S.) by Tish Cohen PDF

By Tish Cohen

Jack Madigan is, by means of many bills, blessed. He can nonetheless without problems flip an attractive head. and because of his mythical rock superstar father, he lives an enviable life in a once-glorious, now-crumbling Boston city condominium together with his teenage son, Harlan. yet there's one tiny trouble: Jack is an agoraphobe. so long as his dad's admittedly dwindling royalties hold rolling in, Jack's is not an issue. yet then the money runs out . . . and all hell breaks free. The financial institution is foreclosing. Jack's ex is threatening to take Harlan to California. And Lucinda, the little lady round the corner, will not remain out of his kitchen . . . or his lifestyles. to save lots of his sanity, Jack's course is obvious, albeit impossible—he needs to outwit the bank's adorably decided actual property agent, win again his condominium, continue his son at domestic, and, eventually, with Lucinda's aid, have the option again to the realm open air his door.

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Download Down and Out on Murder Mile: A Novel (P.S.) by Tony O'Neill PDF

By Tony O'Neill

After hard their assets within the slums of la, a junkie and his spouse settle in London's ''murder mile,'' the city's so much violent and criminally corrupt part. Persevering previous failed remedies, chronic temptation, city ennui, and his wife's ruinous dying want, the anonymous narrator fights to reclaim his existence.

In prose that can peel paint from a automobile, Tony O'Neill re-creates the painfully comedian, frequently tragic days of a recuperating heroin addict.

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Download Surrender to a Scoundrel (Avon Romantic Treasure) by Julianne MacLean PDF

By Julianne MacLean

No girl can withstand him. . . Lord Martin Langdon takes satisfaction in his scandalous recognition as a scoundrel, and he considers the artwork of seduction a so much profitable hobby. So while this speeding rakehell learns of a very attractive lady who's "impossible to flirt with," Martin is set to turn out that now not even the prim and correct Evelyn Wheaton can withstand his charms. other than one. Evelyn is familiar with all in regards to the reckless rogue's surprising attractiveness and she or he wishes not anything to do with him. She can be trying to find a husband, yet Martin is unquestionably no longer a candidate. The smoldering appears to be like he sends her means, although, are a distinct subject completely. She suspects there's nice ardour available if she'd throw warning to the wind and hand over to this scoundrel . . . yet dare she danger her center? and should Martin, who hides a such a lot tormented previous, locate real love ultimately?

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Download On the Dot: The Speck That Changed the World by Alexander Humez PDF

By Alexander Humez

Regardless of the common-or-garden origins of its identify (Anglo Saxon for "the speck on the head of a boil"), the dot has been the most flexible gamers within the background of written communique, to the purpose that it has turn into almost crucial. Now, in at the Dot, Alexander and Nicholas Humez provide a breathtaking, unique account of this a lot ignored and miniscule linguistic signal. The Humez brothers make clear the dot in all its a variety of kinds. As a mark of punctuation, they convey, it performs many roles--as sentence stopper, a constituent of the colon (a clause stopper), and the ellipsis (dot dot dot). In musical notation, it denotes "and a half." In computerese, it has numerous varied services (as in dot com, the marker among a dossier identify and its extension, and in a few a little extra arcane makes use of in programming languages). The dot additionally performs a few roles in arithmetic, together with the notation of global foreign money (such as money dot cents), in Morse code (dots and dashes), and within the raised dots of Braille. and because the authors attach these kinds of dots, they take readers on an interesting travel of the highways and byways of language, starting from the historical past of the query mark and its lesser identified offshoots the purpose d'ironie and the interrobang, to acronyms and backronyms, strength element bullets and asterisks, emoticons and the "at-sign." Playful, wide-ranging, and delightfully informative, at the Dot unearths how completely the dot is embedded in our daily international of phrases and concepts, buying an influence inversely proportional to its diminutive dimension.

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Download Firewalls 24seven by Matthew Strebe PDF

By Matthew Strebe

Each corporation, huge and small, must shield the data that is living on its networks, and firewalls characterize the 1st line of defence. A "firewall" is a or software program product used to manage community site visitors among assorted elements of a community - such a lot crucially, among a company's inner community and the web. A firewall inspects and approves or rejects every one connection try made among the interior and exterior networks, holding out unauthorized clients, hiding the id of inner clients as they connect with the net, and normally delivering border protection for the corporate. This identify exhibits the reader tips on how to in attaining 24x7 (continuous) defense successfully on their community, delivering useful details that may be applied instantly.

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Download Shadows of War: A Social History of Silence in the Twentieth by Efrat Ben-Ze'ev, Ruth Ginio, Jay Winter PDF

By Efrat Ben-Ze'ev, Ruth Ginio, Jay Winter

Silence lies among forgetting and remembering. This e-book explores how diversified societies have built silences to allow women and men to outlive and make feel of the catastrophic results of armed clash. utilizing a variety of disciplinary techniques, it examines the silences that experience violence in twentieth-century Europe, the center East, and Africa. those essays express that silence is a strong language of remembrance and commemoration and a cultural perform with its personal ideas. This broad-ranging booklet discloses the universality of silence within the methods we predict approximately battle via examples starting from the Spanish Civil warfare and the Israeli-Palestinian clash to the Armenian Genocide and South Africa's fact and Reconciliation fee. Bringing jointly scholarship on diverse practices in numerous cultures, this ebook breaks new floor within the great literature on reminiscence, and opens up new avenues of mirrored image and learn at the lingering aftermath of struggle.

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Download The (Other American Traditions : Nineteenth-Century Women by Joyce W. Warren PDF

By Joyce W. Warren

The American literary canon has been the topic of discussion and alter for no less than a decade.  As girls writers and writers of colour are being rediscovered and acclaimed, the query of whether or not they are helpful of inclusion is still open.

The (Other) American Traditions brings jointly for the 1st time in a single position, essays on person writers and traditions that start to ask the more durable questions. How will we discuss those writers when we get past the old issues?  How is their paintings regarding their male opposite numbers? How is it related: how is it assorted? Are adjustments relating to gender or race or type? How has the choice of books within the literary canon (Melville, Hawthorne, Emerson, and James) resulted in a definition of the yank culture that was once calculated to exclude girls? will we desire a new severe vocabulary to debate those works? may still we cease speaking a couple of culture and start to speak about many traditions? How did black American girls writers strengthen innovations for talking out after they have been doubly in jeopardy of being missed as blacks and as ladies? the amount bargains irrefutable facts that the writers, the critics who paintings on their texts, most of these questions, and the growth of the canon subject greatly indeed.

Contributors: Nina Baym, Deborah Carlin, Joanne Dobson, Josephine Donovan, Judith Fetterley, Frances Smith Foster, Susan okay. Harris, Karla F.C. Holloway, Paul Lauter, Diane Lichtenstein, Carla L. Peterson, Carol J. Singley, Jane Tompkins, Joyce W. Warren and Sandra A. Zagarell.

    

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Download How to Propose to a Prince (Avon Romantic Treasure) by Kathryn Caskie PDF

By Kathryn Caskie

If the tiara matches, put on it! and that's precisely what Elizabeth Royle intends to do. finally, if you cannot be stated because the daughter of a prince, the least you are able to do is marry one. while Elizabeth, youngest of the infamous Royle sisters, comes face-to-face along with her destiny husband, a guy she's noticeable simply in her desires, she approximately swoons—especially whilst she discovers he's a prince. yet her ecstasy is short-lived as she speedy learns that the guy she longs for is betrothed to anyone else—a princess, no much less. A lesser girl could surrender, yet Elizabeth is a Royle, finally. Refusing to give up her goals of a royal marriage ceremony, Elizabeth takes the location of lady-in-waiting to the fianc?e, made up our minds to get with reference to her ideal fit. however the lover she wishes isn't really who he turns out . . . and just once she discovers the genuine guy at the back of the crown will she locate the proper love she's been eager for all her existence.

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