Description : A shot. Two shots at the gate in the early morning and a car screeches away down an avenue of palm trees. A tragedy - and a terrible loss for Sade and her younger brother, Femi, children of an outspoken Nigerian journalist. Now terror is all around them and they must flee their country. At once. And alone. Plans for their journey have to be hastily arranged. Everything must be done in secret. But once Sade and Femi reach England, they will be safe - won't they?
Description : At 41, single professor Sara Leader decides to create a family by adopting a child. After the adoption agency asks for details about her background, Sara reluctantly begins to probe her father’s secret history — in particular, his flight as a 17-year-old Holocaust refugee aboard a ship denied entry into America. The more she learns about her father’s past, the more Sara feels the need to question him about what happened — and the more she realizes how her father’s secrets have shaped her own life. Alternating between a teenage boy’s energetic letters to Eleanor Roosevelt and a daughter’s sifting through the fragments of her father’s traumatic wartime choices, Victoria Redel brilliantly imbues her characters with not only bravery and strength but with the humor to survive the pain of the past and the uncertainty of what lies ahead.
Description : The book offers a characterization of the meaning and role of the notion of truth in natural languages and an explanation of why, in spite of the big amount of proposals about truth, this task has proved to be resistant to the different analyses. The general thesis of the book is that defining truth is perfectly possible and that the average educated philosopher of language has the tools to do it. The book offers an updated treatment of the meaning of truth ascriptions from taking into account the latest views in philosophy of language and linguistics.
Description : “Industry expert Phil Hardy has outdone himself with the splendid, piecing Download!” – Record Collector Download! chronicles of the making of the new record industry, from the boom years of the CD revolution of the late 1980s to the crisis of the present day, with particular stress on the last decade. Following the actions and reactions of the major international record companies as they ploughed their way through the digital revolution, bewildered by the fleet-of-foot digital innovators who were far more responsive to the changing marketing conditions. Download! delves even further into the structural change that has, almost surreptitiously, taken place, within the music business. A change that has left the captains of the record industry as unable to act as they were unwilling to act.
Description : Paul Jenna, M.D.,PhD., architect of the Double-Helix Download (DHD), the world's first Trillionaire, has discovered how to download DNA directly into the Human Body which corrects and repairs any flaws in evolutionary or somatic genetic sequencing. But he has also found the one entity that he had not bargained for: the Cerebral location of the Human Soul. He and his assassin, Aquataine, rule the present world from their lofty urban headquarters but the doctor has only now realized that this knowledge has come from the Dark Prince himself, Lucifer, who will use these secrets to download Evil directly into a person's NeuralNet.Lucifer will now be able to download each and every Human Soul into his fiery lair by simple electronic transmission. Then Lucifer will prepare for his battle with Michael, the ArchAngel: the FireSword, in his attempt to take back the Heavenly sanctuary that he is convinced still belongs to him. Dr. Samantha Akers, Archeologist: finder of Lost Objects, uncovers a modern relic buried under tons of Time that warns the world of the awesome power of the DHD. She and Paul race towards the final supernatural confrontation that will decide the fate of the entire world.
Description : "In the next 10 years, we'll see more disruption and changes to the banking and financial industry than we've seen in the preceding 100 years"—Brett King Breaking Banks: The Innovators, Rogues, and Strategists Rebooting Banking is a unique collection of interviews take from across the global Financial Services Technology (or FinTech) domain detailing the stories, case studies, start-ups, and emerging trends that will define this disruption. Features the author's catalogued interviews with experts across the globe, focusing on the disruptive technologies, platforms and behaviors that are threating the traditional industry approach to banking and financial services Topics of interest covered include Bitcoin's disruptive attack on currencies, P2P Lending, Social Media, the Neo-Banks reinventing the basic day-to-day checking account, global solutions for the unbanked and underbanked, through to changing consumer behavior Breaking Banks is the only record of its kind detailing the massive and dramatic shift occurring in the financial services space today.
Description : This comprehensive account of the deadliest Ebola outbreak in history examines its devastating effects on West Africa’s most vulnerable populations: pregnant women and children. Noted experts across disciplines assess health care systems’ responses to the epidemic in Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, emphasizing key areas such as pregnancy, prenatal services, childbirth, neonatal care, and survivor health among pregnant and non-pregnant women. The 30 chapters hone in on gender-based social issues exacerbated during the outbreak, from violence against women and girls to barriers to female education. At the same time, chapters pinpoint numerous areas for service delivery and policy improvements for more coordinated, effective, and humane actions during future pandemics. A sampling of the topics: Ebola virus disease: perinatal transmission and epidemiology Comprehensive clinical care for children with Ebola virus disease Maternal and reproductive rights: Ebola and the law in Liberia Ebola-related complications for maternal, newborn, and child health service delivery and utilization in Guinea The Ebola epidemic halted female genital cutting in Sierra Leone—temporarily Maternity care for Ebola at Médecins Sans Frontières centers Stigmatization of pregnant women with and without Ebola Exclusion of women and infants from Ebola treatment trials Role of midwives during the Ebola epidemic Pregnant in the Time of Ebola is a powerful resource for public health specialists, anthropologists, social scientists, physicians, epidemiologists, nurses, midwives, and governmental and non-governmental agency staff studying the effects of the epidemic on women and children as a result of the most widespread Ebola outbreak to date.
Description : The teenage years are simultaneously shared by teens and their parents. In Asperger Download: A Guide to Help Teenage Males with Asperger Syndrome Trouble-Shoot Life's Challenges, Damian Santomauro and his mother, Josie, share their dual experiences by defining major terms that teenage males encounter during their journey into manhood. Damian was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of five. Now he's in college and ready to share his experiences with teens who are experiencing what he lived through. Asperger Download is a helpful resource for adolescents and young adults that takes defining terms like acne and zits to the next level. First Damien defines the term in a voice that other AS teens can relate to. Then Josie describes the term or concept from a parent's point of view.
Description : I don't know where you are on your journey or where you desire to be, but let the words grab your soul to release truth and passionate fulfillment. You were born to live your most desired life. Do not let the naysayers and haters steal your joy. Let them fuel your vision. You are more than a conqueror. You were designed to run your race well. Be confident and bold. Your dreams are yours to behold. Never give up on you. Press forward one step at time and you will arrive at your desired outcome. Be open and flexible to unexpected routes to manifest your dreams. You will arrive in perfect timing to accomplish your goals. Stay focused, believe, and act in faith. Know who you are and in time, everyone else will also. Do you. Download your truth and live from within.