Description : The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, by Mark Twain, is a popular 1876 novel about a young boy growing up in the Antebellum South on the Mississippi River in the fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri. Tom Sawyer, a mischievous orphan taken in by his Aunt Polly, goes through a series of adventures involving his friends, Joe Harper and Huckleberry Finn. Tom is an escape master, and a professional trickster. The best known passage in the book describes how Sawyer persuades his friends to whitewash, or paint, a long fence for him. -- Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Intuitive navigatio.
Description : Once a righteous missionary man, Jonah Walker now endures immortality with nothing but a body built for battle and a heart set on retribution. But his last devastating fight left him wounded beyond healing-and his only chance for redemption lies with a fallen woman whose passion burns through the shadows...
Description : The 10 Days - A Revelation, is based on a true story that revolves around three government officials who were abducted, and held hostage by underground outfits in Manipur. In the events that unravel during their experience as hostages in an unfamiliar place, over a span of ten days, lay the crux of the story. Here is a gripping tale of survival including true accounts from the people involved. This story also gives readers an insight on Manipur’s cultural and historical heritage, in addition to information on the flora and fauna, and its rare edible vegetables growing in the hills. Buckle up and let the author, leader of the three hostages, walk you through this tale of grit and determination as he reminisces about his adventure.
Description : This timely spoof explores numerous variations of man's worst nightmare. Hell bent on seizing control of the U.S.A., a mysterious Godmother has toiled forty years to build the Silent Sisterhood. One Capovarian, however, challenges her sovereignty and conspires to destroy her invisible empire. This roadmap to Karmageddon gives the reader a bleak and startling snapshot of the Final Conflict-male against female-brute force against Covarian cunning-apostate church against Divine Womandate. Written to be read in one sitting, this mind-shock revelation is at once the final wake-up call for Mankind and a rousing Call-to-Arms for Womankind. "And the LORD God repented of her work, a slovenly, stiff-necked male creature void of any and all ambition. And the Lord God said let us make Woman in our image. And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept; and she took one of his ribs and made she a woman. And the Lord God was pleased with her work and said 'Now it is Good.' And the Lord God rested on the seventh day and sanctified it; and drove the man out into the garden to cut the grass, trim the shrubs, and dispose of the garbage." Genesis 2:21-25-The Sacred Book of Covary
Description : Today’s Web 2.0 applications (think Facebook and Twitter) go far beyond the confines of the desktop and are widely used on mobile devices. The mobile Web has become incredibly popular given the success of the iPhone and BlackBerry, the importance of Windows Mobile, and the emergence of Palm Pre (and its webOS platform). At Apress, we are fortunate to have Gail Frederick of the well-known training site Learn the Mobile Web offer her expert advice in Beginning Smartphone Web Development. In this book, Gail teaches the web standards and fundamentals specific to smartphones and other feature-driven mobile phones and devices. Shows you how to build interactive mobile web sites using web technologies optimized for browsers in smartphones Details markup fundamentals, design principles, content adaptation, usability, and interoperability Explores cross-platform standards and best practices for the mobile Web authored by the W3C, dotMobi, and similar organizations Dives deeps into the feature sets of the most popular mobile browsers, including WebKit, Chrome, Palm Pre webOS, Pocket IE, Opera Mobile, and Skyfire By the end of this book, you’ll have the training, tools, and techniques for creating robust mobile web experiences on any of these platforms for your favorite smartphone or other mobile device.