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13 Bullets PDF Book By David Wellington

13 Bullets

  • Author: David Wellington
  • ISBN Code: : 0307393607
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Page : 336 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 495 Readers
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The first book in the Laura Caxton Vampire series from the author of the Monster Island trilogy. All the official reports say that vampires are dead--extinct since the late ’80s, when FBI agent Arkeley defeated the last vampire in a fight that nearly killed him. But when state trooper Laura Caxton calls the FBI looking for help in the middle of the night, Arkeley is unsurprised to hear that it sounds like a vampire attack. He’s been expecting such a call to come eventually. Sure, it has been years since any signs of an attack, but Arkeley knows what most people don’t: there is one left. In an abandoned asylum she is rotting, plotting, and biding her time in a way that only the undead can. Laura Caxton is out of her league on this case and more than a little afraid. Arkeley made it clear there is only one way out. The worst thing is the feeling that the vampires want more than just her blood. They want her for a reason, one she can’t guess; a reason her sphinxlike partner knows but won’t say; a reason she has to find out-or die trying.

Vampire Zero PDF Book By David Wellington

Vampire Zero

  • Author: David Wellington
  • ISBN Code: : 0307450198
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Page : 336 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 885 Readers
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One man stood between them and us. U.S. Marshal Jameson Arkeley—the country’s foremost authority on vampires—taught police investigator and vampire fighter Laura Caxton everything she knows about monsters. After a bloody war visited upon Gettysburg by an army of vampires, Arkeley gave up his own life to save others. Except he didn’t exactly die . . . Arkeley accepted the curse and is now a vampire himself. What’s worse, he’s the savviest vampire ever—he knows all the tricks better than anyone. Caxton is now faced with the task of destroying him. But Arkeley knows all her tactics too; after all, he taught them to her. Caxton realizes she must finish Arkeley before he succeeds in his quest to exterminate his own family, one member at a time. But even more important, she has to prevent him from becoming a beast exponentially more dangerous—a Vampire Zero. The author of 13 Bullets and 99 Coffins, David Wellington takes the Laura Caxton series to a whole new level in this action-packed third volume.

Frostbite PDF Book By David Wellington

Frostbite

  • Author: David Wellington
  • ISBN Code: : 0307460843
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 588 Readers
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For Cheyenne Clark, there's a bad moon on the rise . . . There's one sound a woman doesn't want to hear when she's lost and alone in the Arctic wilderness: a howl. When a strange wolf's teeth slash Cheyenne's ankle to the bone, her old life ends, and she becomes the very monster that has haunted her nightmares for years. Worse, the only one who can understand what Chey has become is the man–or wolf–who's doomed her to this fate. He also wants to chop her head off with an axe. Yet as the line between human and beast blurs, so too does the distinction between hunter and hunted . . . for Chey is more than just the victim she appears to be. But once she's within killing range, she may find that–even for a werewolf–it's not always easy to go for the jugular.

Warren Commission: Complete Investigation & Commission's Report PDF Book By President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy - U.S. Government

Warren Commission: Complete Investigation & Commission's Report

  • Author: President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy - U.S. Government
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 10367 pages
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Reviews : 937 Readers
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The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy, known unofficially as the Warren Commission, was established by President Lyndon B. Johnson through Executive Order 11130 on November 29, 1963 to investigate the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy that had taken place on November 22, 1963. This book includes the Commission's report, which was based on the investigation, as well as all the supporting documents collected during the investigation, and the testimony or depositions of 552 witnesses.

99 Coffins PDF Book By David Wellington

99 Coffins

  • Author: David Wellington
  • ISBN Code: : 0307406938
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 607 Readers
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Laura Caxton vowed never to face them again. The horror of what the vampires did is too close, the wounds too fresh. But when Jameson Arkeley, broken and barely recognizable, comes to her with an unfathomable, unholy discovery, her resolve crumbles. Arkeley leads Caxton to a tomb in Gettysburg recently excavated by a local archaeology professor. While the town, with its legendary role in the Civil War’s worst battle, is no stranger to cemeteries, this one is remarkably, eerily different. In it lie 100 coffins—99 of them occupied by vampires, who, luckily, are missing their hearts. But one of the coffins is empty and smashed to pieces. Who is the missing vampire? Does he have access to the 99 hearts that, if placed back in the bodies of their owners, could reanimate an entire bloodthirsty army? How did the vampires end up there, undisturbed and undiscovered for 150 years? The answer lies in Civil War documents that contain sinister secrets about the newly found coffins—secrets that Laura Caxton is about to uncover as she is thrown into a deadly, gruesome mission of saving an entire town from a mass invasion of the undead. . . .

The Warren Commission Report PDF Book By President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy,U.S. Government

The Warren Commission Report

  • Author: President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy,U.S. Government
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Page : 10357 pages
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Reviews : 591 Readers
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Warren Commission Report is the result of the investigation regarding the assassination of United States President John F. Kennedy. The U.S. Congress passed Senate Joint Resolution 137 authorizing the Presidential appointed Commission to report on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, mandating the attendance and testimony of witnesses and the production of evidence. After eleven months of the investigation the Commission presented its findings in 888-page final report. The key findings presented in this report were that President Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald, that Oswald acted entirely alone and that Jack Ruby also acted alone when he killed Oswald two days later. The Commission's findings have proven controversial and have been both challenged and supported by later studies.

Mastering Physics for IIT-JEE Volume - I PDF Book By Rathi Rakesh

Mastering Physics for IIT-JEE Volume - I

  • Author: Rathi Rakesh
  • ISBN Code: : 8121934699
  • Publisher : S. Chand Publishing
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Study Aids
  • Reviews : 497 Readers
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Physics for IIT-JEE

Performance, Politics and Activism PDF Book By P. Lichtenfels,J. Rouse

Performance, Politics and Activism

  • Author: P. Lichtenfels,J. Rouse
  • ISBN Code: : 113734105X
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Page : 274 pages
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Reviews : 349 Readers
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Considering both making political performance and making performance politically, this collection explores engagements of political resistance, public practice and performance media, on various scales of production within structures of neoliberal and liberal government and power.

Sixteen Bullets: The True Story of a Man Who Has Been Shot 16 Times—and Is Still Alive to Tell About It. PDF Book By Hank Hunter

Sixteen Bullets: The True Story of a Man Who Has Been Shot 16 Times—and Is Still Alive to Tell About It.

  • Author: Hank Hunter
  • ISBN Code: : 1483424421
  • Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 544 Readers
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The harrowing, chilling, hilarious true tale of Duke, a mercenary, skydiver, motorcyclist, SCUBA diver, woman crazy adrenaline junkie who has been shot sixteen times--and is still alive to tell about it.

A Lie Too Big to Fail PDF Book By Lisa Pease

A Lie Too Big to Fail

  • Author: Lisa Pease
  • ISBN Code: : 1627310819
  • Publisher : Feral House
  • Page : 466 pages
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Reviews : 448 Readers
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In A Lie Too Big to Fail, longtime Kennedy researcher (of both JFK and RFK) Lisa Pease lays out, in meticulous detail, how witnesses with evidence of conspiracy were silenced by the Los Angeles Police Department; how evidence was deliberately altered and, in some instances, destroyed; and how the justice system and the media failed to present the truth of the case to the public. Pease reveals how the trial was essentially a sham, and how the prosecution did not dare to follow where the evidence led. A Lie Too Big to Fail asserts the idea that a government can never investigate itself in a crime of this magnitude. Was the convicted Sirhan Sirhan a willing participant? Or was he a mind-controlled assassin? It has fallen to independent researchers like Pease to lay out the evidence in a clear and concise manner, allowing readers to form their theories about this event. Pease places the history of this event in the context of the era and provides shocking overlaps between other high-profile murders and attempted murders of the time. Lisa Pease goes further than anyone else in proving who likely planned the assassination, who the assassination team members were, and why Kennedy was deemed such a threat that he had to be taken out before he became President of the United States.

Travels in the Land of Hunger PDF Book By Domenico Italo Composto-Hart

Travels in the Land of Hunger

  • Author: Domenico Italo Composto-Hart
  • ISBN Code: : 0985017791
  • Publisher : Dragon Bone Books
  • Page : 480 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 925 Readers
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In the spring of 2004 - after living in Tokyo, Japan for over three years pursuing a career as a freelance musician - science fiction and fantasy author Domenico Italo Composto-Hart set off on a half-year backpacking journey through the lands of East and Southeast Asia, Siberia, Central Russia, the Baltic states, the Nordic countries, and Eastern and Western Europe. Traveling by foot, bus, train, and boat - and seeing the world through the analytical lens of anthropology, archaeology, and economics - Domenico documents, researches, and deciphers the developing nations he encounters as they rise through the turbulence of unregulated Western capitalism and globalization. Travels in the Land of Hunger is the author's reflective account of the dark, long-lasting impact of Western colonialism and imperialism, the Vietnam War, the Khmer Rouge regime, the 1997 Asian financial crisis, and the sex tourism and sex trafficking industries in Southeast and East Asia. It is also a narrative of finding exotic beauty, inspiration, inner strength, and unexpected love.

The Plain English Approach to Business Writing PDF Book By Edward P. Bailey Jr.

The Plain English Approach to Business Writing

  • Author: Edward P. Bailey Jr.
  • ISBN Code: : 0199874484
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Page : 144 pages
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Reviews : 225 Readers
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In offices across America, the Masters of Gobbledygook are hard at work. They're bombarding in-boxes with those long, confusing memos that colleagues don't have the patience to read--and bosses don't have the time to rewrite. They use words like "commence" or "prior to" instead of "begin" or "before." They bury their main point somewhere in the last paragraph--and take two pages to get there. Everybody knows one of them; in fact, you may even be one of them. But now there's help for anyone who's ever fallen prey to businessese, academese, legalese, or any other "ese" when faced with a blank memo pad. In The Plain English Approach to Business Writing, Edward Bailey--who spent twenty years working in the bastions of bureaucratese--offers readers a powerful new communications tool. Written for busy professionals who want to improve the quality and clarity of their own (or their staff's) writing style, this no-nonsense guide is an indispensable office companion. Bailey's approach is 5urprisingly straightforward: just write as you would talk. Plain English is not only easier to read; it's also easier to write. And it's so effective that many large organizations are endorsing, if not demanding, its use in the work place. Pithy and entertaining, Bailey points out all the dos and don'ts of plain English. He then illustrates them with examples drawn from a wide array of sources, including business documents, technical manuals, trade publications like Consumer Reports, and the works of writers such as Russell Baker and John D. MacDonald. From the basics to the fine tuning, he offers practical advice on clarity and precision, organization, layout, and a host of other important writing topics. A delightful, down-to-earth guide, The Plain English Approach to Business Writing is for professionals of all backgrounds (government, military, legal, financial, technical, corporate) and staff at all levels (from the company CEO to the ambitious secretary). The Plain English Approach to Business Writing can be read in an hour--and used for the rest of one's life.

Plain English at Work PDF Book By Edward P. Bailey Jr.

Plain English at Work

  • Author: Edward P. Bailey Jr.
  • ISBN Code: : 9780198026440
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • Reviews : 323 Readers
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Everyday we write countless memos, letters, and reports without a second thought. Likewise, we give presentations, both formal and informal. Often this writing and speaking gets criticized for being jargon-ridden, obscure, or long-winded--in short, for not being in "plain English." But what is plain English, and how do we go about writing and speaking it? In Plain English at Work, Edward Bailey gives the answer, with down-to-earth tips and practical advice. Bailey, an expert in business communication, gives us a simple model for writing: · Style: write more the way you talk. · Organization: make your point easy to find. · Layout: use headings, lists, and other white space so readers can see the structure of your writing. Psycholinguists, Bailey points out, have proven that the techniques of plain English writing are far easier on your readers; experience has proven that writing in plain English is easier on you--the writer, too. Bailey also gives you a wealth of practical advice for presentations including: · How to remember your talk. · How to design visual aids. · How to design computer presentations. · How to set up the room you'll be speaking in. · How to develop a successful delivery style. Perhaps most impressive are the many detailed tips he gives here. For instance, when using a pointer, hold it in the hand closer to the screen (otherwise, you turn your back on the audience, making it harder to hear you). When designing a visual aid, use at least 28-point type, and seldom use all capital letters (which are harder to read). And when presenting a bar chart during a computer presentation, build it--a bar at a time--to focus your audience's attention. Drawing on two earlier and popular books, The Plain English Approach to Business Writing and A Practical Guide for Business Speaking, this new volume has been significantly updated. It includes up-to-the-minute information on using computers, computer graphics, and typography for your writing, and on using the same technology for designing your presentations. The result is an authoritative and comprehensive single volume that will be the essential guide for everyone wishing to communicate more easily and effectively at work.

How to Kill a Vampire PDF Book By Liisa Ladouceur

How to Kill a Vampire

  • Author: Liisa Ladouceur
  • ISBN Code: : 1770904301
  • Publisher : ECW Press
  • Page : 153 pages
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Reviews : 848 Readers
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A fascinating investigation of what strikes fear in an immortal’s heart Vampires exist. And in every culture with a legend about bloodsuckers that rise from the grave to prey upon the living, there are rules and rituals for how to destroy them. How to Kill a Vampire is the first book to focus specifically on all known ways to prevent vampirism, protect oneself against attacks, and ultimately how to destroy the undead, as documented in folklore as well as horror film, TV, and books. Covering everything from obscure legends to contemporary blockbusters, Ladouceur’s unique approach to vampires traces the evolution of how to kill the fictional creatures and celebrates the most important slayers. In exploring how and why we create these monsters and the increasingly complex ways in which we destroy them, the book not only serves as a handy guide to the history and modern role of the vampire, it reveals much about the changing nature of human fears.

Private Security Companies during the Iraq War PDF Book By Scott Fitzsimmons

Private Security Companies during the Iraq War

  • Author: Scott Fitzsimmons
  • ISBN Code: : 1317541707
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Page : 300 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 840 Readers
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This book explores the use of deadly force by private security companies during the Iraq War. The work focuses on and compares the activities of the US companies Blackwater and Dyncorp. Despite sharing several important characteristics, such as working for the same client (the US State Department) during the same time period, the employees of Blackwater fired their weapons far more often, and killed and seriously injured far more people in Iraq than their counterparts in DynCorp. In order to explain this disparity, the book undertakes the most comprehensive analysis ever attempted on the use of violence by the employees of these firms. Based on extensive empirical research, it offers a credible explanation for this difference: Blackwater maintained a relatively bellicose military culture that placed strong emphasis on norms encouraging its personnel to exercise personal initiative, proactive use of force, and an exclusive approach to security, which, together, motivated its personnel to use violence quite freely against anyone they suspected of posing a threat. Specifically, Blackwater’s military culture motivated its personnel to fire upon suspected threats more quickly, at greater distances, and with a greater quantity of bullets, and to more readily abandon the people they shot at when compared to DynCorp’s personnel, who maintained a military culture that encouraged far less violent behaviour. Utilizing the Private Security Company Violent Incident Dataset (PSCVID), created by the author in 2012, the book draws upon data on hundreds of violent incidents involving private security personnel in Iraq to identify trends in the behaviour exhibited by the employees of different firms. Based on this rich and original empirical data, the book provides the definitive study of contemporary private security personnel in the Iraq War. This book will be of much interest to students of the Iraq War, Private Security Companies, Military Studies, War and Conflict Studies and IR in general.

Abominable Snowmen PDF Book By Ivan T. Sanderson

Abominable Snowmen

  • Author: Ivan T. Sanderson
  • ISBN Code: : 1605203335
  • Publisher : Cosimo, Inc.
  • Page : 562 pages
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Reviews : 681 Readers
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Scottish zoologist IVAN TERRANCE SANDERSON (1911-1973) coined the word cryptozoology and first used it in print in this hard-to-find 1961 work, the story of "hairy hominids" across the planet from the very beginnings of human civilization until the mid 20th century. With its scientific, anthropological approach, this is one of the first books to treat the phenomenon of "Bigfoot" seriously, and introduced a groundbreaking classification system for the spectrum of subhumanoids. "I am happy that a whole new generation of cryptozoologists-in-training will be able to read Ivan T. Sanderson's classic book," says cryptozoologist Loren Coleman in his new introduction. "This book opened the minds of many to the vastness of the hominoid reports... and spotlighted for people that Bigfoot/Sasquatch research was the next area for exploration in North America." This new edition, complete with the original illustrations and maps, is part of Cosimo's Loren Coleman Presents series. LOREN COLEMAN is author of numerous books of cryptozoology, including Bigfoot!: The True Story of Apes in America and Mothman and Other Curious Encounters.

Gun Control PDF Book By ViewCaps

Gun Control

  • Author: ViewCaps
  • ISBN Code: : 1621075141
  • Publisher : BookCaps Study Guides
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Reviews : 715 Readers
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Gun Control. That single phrase is enough to spark a passionate debate from either side. It’s hard to form a view one way or another when there is so much heated opinion for or against it. The ViewCaps Pros and Cons series takes a step back and looks at the issue objectively. It lays out only the facts and let’s you decide what opinion to take. ViewCaps is an imprint of BookCaps™ Study Guides. With each book, a issue is objectively analyzed. We publish a wide array of topics (from baseball and music to science and philosophy), so check our growing catalogue regularly to see our newest books.

Antimony PDF Book By Montserrat Filella

Antimony

  • Author: Montserrat Filella
  • ISBN Code: : 3110668718
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Page : 396 pages
  • Genre : Science
  • Reviews : 434 Readers
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Antimony (Sb) is an exciting chemical element ubiquitously present in our daily lives. This book provides a coherent and interdisciplinary picture of our current understanding of this element. Subjects ranging from its mineralogy, mining and environmental chemistry to its potential impact in ecosystems and human health are discussed in this monograph.

Physics of Wetting PDF Book By Edward Yu. Bormashenko

Physics of Wetting

  • Author: Edward Yu. Bormashenko
  • ISBN Code: : 311044481X
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Page : 254 pages
  • Genre : Science
  • Reviews : 255 Readers
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Motivated by a plethora of phenomena from nature, this textbook introduces into the physics of wetting of surfaces. After a brief discussion of the foundations of surface tension, its implementation for floating objects, capillary waves, bouncing droplets, walking of water striders, etc. is discussed. Furthermore, Marangoni flows, surface tension inspired instabilities, condensation and evaporation of droplets, liquid marbles, superhydrophobicity and superoleophobicity (lotus effect) are introduced. All relevant concepts are illustrated by the numerous qualitative and quantitative exercises. Contents What is surface tension? Wetting of surfaces: the contact angle Surface tension-assisted floating of heavy and light objects and walking of water striders Capillary interactions between particles. Particles placed on liquid surfaces. Elasticity of liquid surfaces, covered by colloidal particles Capillary waves Oscillation of droplets Marangoni flow and surface instabilities Evaporation of droplets. The Kelvin and the coffee-stain effects Condensation, growth and coalescence of droplets and the breath-figure self-assembly Dynamics of wetting: bouncing, spreading and rolling of droplets (water hammer effect – water entry and drag-out problems)Superhydrophobicity and superoleophobicity: the Wenzel and Cassie wetting regimes The Leidenfrost effect. Liquid marbles: self-propulsion Physics, geometry, life and death of soap films and bubbles

Shooting Incident Reconstruction PDF Book By Michael G. Haag,Lucien C. Haag

Shooting Incident Reconstruction

  • Author: Michael G. Haag,Lucien C. Haag
  • ISBN Code: : 0128193964
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Page : 580 pages
  • Genre : Law
  • Reviews : 325 Readers
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Shooting Incident Reconstruction, Third Edition, offers a thorough explanation of matters from simple to complex to help the reader understand the factors surrounding ballistics, trajectory, and shooting scenes. Forensic scientists, law enforcement, and crime scene investigators are often tasked with reconstruction of events based on crime scene evidence, along with the subsequent analysis of that evidence. The use and misuse of firearms to perpetrate crimes from theft to murder necessitates numerous invitations to reconstruct shooting incidents. The discharge of firearms and the behavior of projectiles create many forms of physical evidence that, through proper testing and interpretation by a skilled forensic scientist, can establish what did and what did not occur. Written by the world's most well-respected shooting scene and ballistics experts, the book addresses the terminology, science, and factors involved in reconstructing shooting incident events to solve forensic cases. It covers the full range of related topics including: the range from which a firearm was discharged; the sequence of shots in a multiple discharge shooting incident; the position of a firearm at the moment of discharge; and the position of a victim at the moment of impact. The probable flight path of a projectile and the manner in which a firearm was discharged are also discussed. Case studies illustrate real-world application of technical concepts, supported by over 200 full-color diagrams and photographs. This book will be of value to practicing forensic scientists (firearm and toolmark examiners), ballistics experts, crime scene personnel, police departments, forensic consultants (generalists), attorneys and judges, medical examiners (coroners), and forensic pathologists. New chapters on special reconstructive properties and value of shootings involving sub-machine guns or pseudo automatic firearms, rate of fire with special attention on shot-to-shot time intervals, human factors in shooting incidents Updated and revised glossary terms to fit with new technology and the emergence of standardization of terms by groups such as the Organization of Scientific Advisory Committees Provides clear practice standards and ethical guidelines for those involved in reconstructing shooting scenes

Shooter's Bible Guide to Rifle Ballistics PDF Book By Wayne van Zwoll

Shooter's Bible Guide to Rifle Ballistics

  • Author: Wayne van Zwoll
  • ISBN Code: : 1620872854
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Page : 224 pages
  • Genre : Sports & Recreation
  • Reviews : 848 Readers
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Published annually for more than eighty years, and with over seven million copies sold worldwide, Shooter’s Bible is the most complete and sought-after reference guide for new products, specifications, and current prices on thousands of firearms and related equipment. The 103rd edition contains up-to-date handgun and rifle ballistic tables along with extensive charts of currently available bullets and projectiles for handloading, as well as a new products section. Complete with color and black and white photographs showcasing various makes and models of firearms and equipment, Shooter’s Bible is the perfect addition to the bookshelf of any beginner or experienced hunter, firearm collector, or gun enthusiast.

23 Hours PDF Book By David Wellington

23 Hours

  • Author: David Wellington
  • ISBN Code: : 0307452786
  • Publisher : Crown
  • Page : 320 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 410 Readers
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In the next 23 hours, there will be no reprieve, no mercy, and no time off for good behavior. When vampire hunter Laura Caxton is locked up in a maximum-security prison, the cop-turned-con finds herself surrounded by countless murderers and death-row inmates with nothing to lose . . . and plenty of time to kill. Caxton’s always been able to watch her own back–even when it’s against a cell-block wall–but soon she learns that an even greater threat has slithered behind the bars to join her. Justinia Malvern, the world’s oldest living vampire, has taken up residence, and her strength grows by the moment as she raids the inmate population like an open bar with an all-you-can-drink supply of fresh blood. The crafty old vampire knows just how to pull Caxton’s strings, too, and she's issued an ultimatum that Laura can’t refuse. Now Laura has just 23 hours to fight her way through a gauntlet of vampires, cons, and killers . . . 23 hours to make one last, desperate attempt at protecting the world from Justinia’s evil.

The JFK Assassination Dissected PDF Book By Cyril H. Wecht, M.D., J.D.,Dawna Kaufmann

The JFK Assassination Dissected

  • Author: Cyril H. Wecht, M.D., J.D.,Dawna Kaufmann
  • ISBN Code: : 1476645442
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Page : 307 pages
  • Genre : True Crime
  • Reviews : 480 Readers
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Since President John F. Kennedy's 1963 murder in Dallas, medical examiner and lawyer Dr. Cyril Wecht was initially inclined to accept the official theory that one person alone was responsible for the crime. But as Wecht delved into the evidence with boundless curiosity and unprecedented access, he came to understand that America had, instead, suffered a coup d'etat at the hands of rogue elements within our own government. Nobody else has Wecht's up-close and personal experience in uncovering the facts behind this assassination--and now he is sharing it with the world. Co-authored by investigative journalist Dawna Kaufmann, this comprehensive book reveals Wecht's analyses of the case's forensic and medical evidence. With his keen eye and sharp tongue, Wecht wields his scalpel on JFK's dubious autopsy report, the inept Warren Commission Report, the mishandling of crucial materials, all of the key players, and the media malpractice that has allowed the truth to remain hidden for nearly six decades.

Archaeological Perspectives on the Battle of the Little Bighorn PDF Book By Douglas D. Scott,Richard A. Fox,Melissa A. Connor,Dick Harmon

Archaeological Perspectives on the Battle of the Little Bighorn

  • Author: Douglas D. Scott,Richard A. Fox,Melissa A. Connor,Dick Harmon
  • ISBN Code: : 0806189754
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Page : 328 pages
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Reviews : 444 Readers
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Ever since the Custer massacres on June 25, 1876, the question has been asked: What happened - what REALLY happened - at the Battle of the Little Bighorn? We know some of the answers, because half of George Armstrong Custer’s Seventh Cavalry - the men with Major Marcus Reno and Captain Frederick Benteen - survived the fight, but what of the half that did not, the troopers, civilians, scouts, and journalist who were with Custer? Now, because a grass fire in August 1983 cleared the terrain of brush and grass and made possible thorough archaeological examinations of the battlefield in 1984 and 1985, we have many answers to important questions. On the basis of the archaeological evidence presented in this book, we know more about what kinds of weapons were used against the cavalry. We know exactly where many of the men fought, how they died, and what happened to their bodies at the time of or after death. We know how the troopers were deployed, what kind of clothing they wore, what kind of equipment they had, how they fought. Through the techniques of historical archaeology and forensic anthropology, the remains and grave of one of Custer’s scouts, Mitch Boyer, have been identified. And through geomorphology and the process of elimination, we know with almost 100 percent certainty where the twenty-eight missing men who supposedly were buried en masse in Deep Ravine will be found.

The Readers' Advisory Guide to Horror PDF Book By Becky Siegel Spratford

The Readers' Advisory Guide to Horror

  • Author: Becky Siegel Spratford
  • ISBN Code: : 0838911129
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Page : 170 pages
  • Genre : Education
  • Reviews : 311 Readers
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Vampires, zombies, ghosts, and ghoulies: there are more things going bump in the night than ever. So how do you wend your way through all of them to find the ones that interest a particular reader? RA expert Spratford updates her advisory to include the latest in monsters and the macabre.

Such a Dark Thing PDF Book By M. Jess Peacock

Such a Dark Thing

  • Author: M. Jess Peacock
  • ISBN Code: : 1620327198
  • Publisher : Wipf and Stock Publishers
  • Page : 168 pages
  • Genre : Religion
  • Reviews : 860 Readers
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Evil, death, demons, reanimation, and resurrection. While such topics are often reserved for the darker mindscapes of the vampire subgenre within popular culture, they are equally integral elements of religious history and belief. Despite the cultural shift of presenting vampires in a secular light, the traditional figure of the vampire within cinema and literature has a rich legacy of serving as a theological marker. Whether as a symbol of the allure of sin, as an apologetic for assorted religious icons, or as a gateway into a discussion of liberationist theology, the vampire has served as a spiritual touchstone from Bram Stoker's Dracula, to Stephen King's Salem's Lot, to the HBO television series True Blood. In Such a Dark Thing, Jess Peacock examines how the figure of the vampire is able to traverse and interconnect theology and academia within the larger popular culture in a compelling and engaging manner. The vampire straddles the ineffable chasm between life and death and speaks to the transcendent in all of us, tapping into our fundamental curiosity of what, if anything, exists beyond the mortal coil, giving us a glimpse into the interminable while maintaining a cultural currency that is never dead and buried.

Pet Delivery PDF Book By Ofelia Gränd

Pet Delivery

  • Author: Ofelia Gränd
  • ISBN Code: : 1646567978
  • Publisher : JMS Books LLC
  • Page : 100 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 526 Readers
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Chris Hart owns the only grocery shop in Nortown, but he isn't exactly overrun by customers. Some days he wonders why he bothers to open the doors at all. Spending his days smiling at the few people trickling in and his nights alone in bed isn't the most interesting life a man could lead. But when Chris suddenly gets the excitement he's been craving, it may be more than he bargained for. Gabriel Miller loves his life. He's close to his sister, has a job he adores and is the proud owner of one and a half cats. But all of it is taken away when he witnesses a murder. To keep him safe, the police place him in Nortown, of all possible locations. Chris can't believe they're letting someone live in his gran's old cabin in the middle of the winter. It's too cold. When the poor man shows up in his shop looking to buy clothes, Chris's heart melts, despite the freezing temperature. Gabriel notices the way the shopkeeper looks at him, but it can't be right. No one looks at a heavyset man with heat in their eyes. Do they?

Sioux Falls Official 2016-17 Visitors Guide PDF Book By Sioux Falls CVB

Sioux Falls Official 2016-17 Visitors Guide

  • Author: Sioux Falls CVB
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Primedia E-launch LLC
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Travel
  • Reviews : 139 Readers
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Sioux Falls, SD - We’re in the heart of America and at the center of everything. We’re a community with a welcoming atmosphere, convenience, big-city entertainment, and small-town attention. Download our 2016-2017 Visitor Guide to start exploring and planning your getaway today.

Lighting Candles PDF Book By David Leslie

Lighting Candles

  • Author: David Leslie
  • ISBN Code: : 1845027949
  • Publisher : Black & White Publishing
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Genre : True Crime
  • Reviews : 198 Readers
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When Manny McDonnell was twelve, he awoke to discover British troops surrounding his home in the toughest area of trouble-torn Belfast. Internment had begun and, encouraged by a fiercely Republican mother, he took to the streets with other school kids, throwing bricks, bottles and petrol bombs at soldiers. Jailed at fifteen for having IRA links, he became a unit commander leading deadly missions for the INLA before joining the IPLO, a group so vicious even the IRA ordered it to disband. But his decades of commitment to a free united Ireland turned to disillusion when bombs indiscriminately killed two little boys in mainland Britain. It was a wake-up call and, sickened by the way events were unfolding, McDonnell distanced himself from the Troubles and began to spend more time in Scotland with major gangland players Paul Ferris and Tam 'The Licensee' McGraw. Friendly with both, he then faced difficult choices when the two fell out and became bitter rivals and sworn enemies. Lighting Candles is an astonishing and horrifying exposé of one man's journey through the blood, bombs and bullets of the paramilitaries to the criminal activities of drug-smuggling gangsters. It is also a story of how, no matter what has gone before, it's possible to put the past behind you and begin again.

Coins of Gold PDF Book By Barbara Raue'

Coins of Gold

  • Author: Barbara Raue'
  • ISBN Code: : 9781453519912
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 155 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 682 Readers
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"Coins of Gold" is a heart-warming story of a woman, May Todd, which leads us through the journey of her life. The first three decades of her life were the eventful times of World War I and its after effects, the great depression, and World War II. After that, the story continues of her search for love and to provide love, which left her a young widow with five small children to raise, having also lost a set of twins. These disasters did not crush her, but through them all she learned to enjoy the small things in life which gave her great joy and pleasure. She learned to live within her means on a meagre pension. She was blessed with the second love of her life and the responsibilities of a larger family that came along with it, followed by many more years of life lived on her own, but with the added blessing of coins of gold to share those years with. In "Coins of Gold", see, hear and learn from the worth of a woman of gold.

Central America PDF Book By Jan L. Flora,Edelberto Torres-Rivas

Central America

  • Author: Jan L. Flora,Edelberto Torres-Rivas
  • ISBN Code: : 1349197890
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Page : 239 pages
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Reviews : 685 Readers
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An examination of the background to conflicts in Central America through culture, politics and social conditions. It examines the obstacles to a transition to democracy, the political parties in the region, the role of export crops and the co-existence of indigenous and Spanish cultures.

'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky PDF Book By Paolo Hewitt

'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky

  • Author: Paolo Hewitt
  • ISBN Code: : 0857386093
  • Publisher : Quercus Publishing
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Genre : Music
  • Reviews : 762 Readers
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From the moment that Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm conceived 'Rocket 88' to the suicide of Nirvana lead singer Kurt Cobain and Lennon's Anniversary concert, 'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky chronicles 50 moments in history that shaped rock and roll as we know it. The stories of behind the iconic records and recordings, the untimely deaths, landmark live performances, on-screen incidents and all of the most outrageous moments are recounted in this captivating, comprehensive overview of the greatest musical form of the twentieth century. Paolo Hewitt's lively and readable text gives us a unique 'insider's view' on each event explaining the background and immediate aftermath to the moment as well as its long term significance and legacy. Each story is accompanied by an 'at a glance' box about each artist, their most significant achievements and contribution to rock history. Iconic moments include: First show of the Beatles at the Cavern; First show of the Rolling Stones at Eel Pie Island; Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk festival; The Beach Boys' 'Good Vibrations' is the first pop hit to employ electronic sounds; The Ramones debut at the CBGB's and launch punk-rock; The Sex Pistols singer Johnny Rotten is attacked in a car park by a razor-wielding man incensed by the band's anti royalty single, God Save The Queen; The Clash's 'London Calling' mixes punk-rock with reggae, ska, funk, blues, etc; The Talking Heads' Fear Of Music, produced by Brian Eno, fuses new wave and funk, and invents 'techno-funk'; Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen die at the Chelsea hotel; Ozzy Osborne bites the head off a bat and urinates on the Alamo; MTV debuts on cable TV with the Buggles' 'Video Killed The Radio Star'; Born In the USA is appropriated by Ronald Reagan for his election campaign; Live Aid concert; The Smiths release their infamous Meat Is Murder album; Kurt Cobain dies; Anniversary concert for Lennon at the Beacon theatre in New York 2010.

The Last Executioner PDF Book By Chavoret Jaruboon

The Last Executioner

  • Author: Chavoret Jaruboon
  • ISBN Code: : 1908518413
  • Publisher : Maverick House
  • Page : 270 pages
  • Genre : True Crime
  • Reviews : 788 Readers
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Chavoret Jaruboon was personally responsible for executing 55 prison inmates in Thailand’s infamous prisons. As a boy, he wanted to be a teacher like his father, but his life changed when he chose one of the hardest jobs in the world. Honest and often disturbing – but told with surprising humour and emotion – The Last Executioner is the remarkable story of a man who chose death as his vocation. The Last Executioner is not for the faint hearted. It takes you right behind the bars of the infamous ‘Bangkok Hilton’ and into the shadows of its grim death chambers.

Same Planet, Different Worlds PDF Book By John Duncanson

Same Planet, Different Worlds

  • Author: John Duncanson
  • ISBN Code: : 1908336587
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Page : 361 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 796 Readers
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This book is for the Ministry of Defence Police constables whose professionalism, dedication and commitment was tested and proved beyond doubt, whilst seconded to the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo. After years of relative boredom and the humdrum of repetitive plodding behind Coulport's protective security fences, John Duncanson, and a selection of his fellow police officers, chose to temporarily rid themselves of the adopted tag 'glorified security guards' by volunteering for a United Nations peacekeeping deployment to Kosovo. Little did they know what waited for them as they stepped onto the tarmac at Pristina airport but they were soon to learn as they had to adapt to living on the same planet, but a totally different world...

The Gamble PDF Book By Thomas E. Ricks

The Gamble

  • Author: Thomas E. Ricks
  • ISBN Code: : 1101192062
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Page : 416 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 875 Readers
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Fiasco, Thomas E. Ricks’s #1 New York Times bestseller, transformed the political dialogue on the war in Iraq—The Gamble is the next news breaking installment Thomas E. Ricks uses hundreds of hours of exclusive interviews with top officers in Iraq and extraordinary on-the-ground reportage to document the inside story of the Iraq War since late 2005 as only he can, examining the events that took place as the military was forced to reckon with itself, the surge was launched, and a very different war began. Since early 2007 a new military order has directed American strategy. Some top U.S. officials now in Iraq actually opposed the 2003 invasion, and almost all are severely critical of how the war was fought from then through 2006. At the core of the story is General David Petraeus, a military intellectual who has gathered around him an unprecedented number of officers with both combat experience and Ph.D.s. Underscoring his new and unorthodox approach, three of his key advisers are quirky foreigners—an Australian infantryman-turned- anthropologist, an antimilitary British woman who is an expert in the Middle East, and a Mennonite-educated Palestinian pacifist. The Gamble offers news-breaking account, revealing behind-the-scenes disagreements between top commanders. We learn that almost every single officer in the chain of command fought the surge. Many of Petraeus’s closest advisers went to Iraq extremely pessimistic, doubting that the surge would have any effect, and his own boss was so skeptical that he dispatched an admiral to Baghdad in the summer of 2007 to come up with a strategy to replace Petraeus’s. That same boss later flew to Iraq to try to talk Petraeus out of his planned congressional testimony. The Gamble examines the congressional hearings through the eyes of Petraeus and Ambassador Ryan Crocker, and their views of the questions posed by the 2008 presidential candidates. For Petraeus, prevailing in Iraq means extending the war. Thomas E. Ricks concludes that the war is likely to last another five to ten years—and that that outcome is a best case scenario. His stunning conclusion, stated in the last line of the book, is that “the events for which the Iraq war will be remembered by us and by the world have not yet happened.”

Fractures of the Facial Skeleton PDF Book By Michael Perry,Andrew Brown,Peter Banks

Fractures of the Facial Skeleton

  • Author: Michael Perry,Andrew Brown,Peter Banks
  • ISBN Code: : 1119029341
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Page : 176 pages
  • Genre : Medical
  • Reviews : 325 Readers
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Fractures of the Facial Skeleton, Second Edition gives a clear, concise and practical overview of the management of maxillofacial injuries. This new edition has been fully updated to include recent developments and improvements in facial trauma management, with expanded sections on emergency and early treatment, soft tissue injuries and major maxillofacial injuries. Written by an experienced author team, this text will appeal to trainees in all surgical specialities involved in facial trauma. Summary tables and colour illustrations throughout aid understanding, making this both an ideal introduction to the subject and a useful exam revision text. Key features include: New, updated edition of a well-respected text Easy-to-read, practical clinical handbook Covers aetiology and anatomy, emergency management of trauma, imaging, treatment of dentoalveolar, mandible and midfacial injuries, postoperative care, and complications Suitable for postgraduate students, trainees and practitioners in oral and maxillofacial surgery and practitioners of other medical disciplines involved in facial trauma

OpenOffice Writer (English version) PDF Book By AMC College

OpenOffice Writer (English version)

  • Author: AMC College
  • ISBN Code: : 9670241227
  • Publisher : Advanced Micro Systems Sdn Bhd
  • Page : pages
  • Genre :
  • Reviews : 933 Readers
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This manual will provide you knowledge about Open Office Writer of what the basic interface parts are, how to interact with objects and commands in OpenOffice Writer, how to close the program when we are finished using it and other function of this programme.

Avni PDF Book By Nawab Shafath Khan

Avni

  • Author: Nawab Shafath Khan
  • ISBN Code: : 9354355757
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Genre : Nature
  • Reviews : 233 Readers
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In 2018, news that a tigress named Avni had been shot dead in Yavatmal, Maharashtra, went viral online. When the saga played out on national media, the hunters were denounced as ruthless and bloodthirsty. However, there was more to the story. For, the tigress T1, as Avni was originally named, was a man-eater blamed for 13 killings. For over two years, she had spread fear over 150 square kilometres of rural Yavatmal, prompting more than 10,000 people to shut themselves inside their homes at night. Several attempts by the forest department to capture the animal alive had proved futile, and the authorities finally brought in hunters as a last resort. Now, for the first time, Nawab Shafath Ali Khan, the man who led the operation to neutralise T1, reveals the true story behind the biggest man-eating tiger operation in post-independent India. While painting a deeply empathetic portrait of the complexities of human–animal conflicts, Khan also raises important questions about the state of conservation in India. Heart-stopping and eventually tragic, Avni tells the story of a tigress pushed to her limit and of the man tasked with stopping her at all cost.

Gold Juno Sword PDF Book By Martin W. Bowman

Gold Juno Sword

  • Author: Martin W. Bowman
  • ISBN Code: : 1473829798
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword
  • Page : 256 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 730 Readers
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This is the final volume of a comprehensive five part work, including a multitude of personal accounts of every aspect of the aerial operations on 'Gold' 'Juno and 'Sword' beaches during D-Day. It relays the sense of relief experienced as Allied troops gained a foothold on the continent of Europe after D-Day, both by the men caught up in the proceedings and the jubilant civilians on the home front. By the end of June 875,000 men had landed in Normandy; 16 divisions each for the American and British armies. Although the Allies were well established on the coast and possessed all the Cotentin Peninsular, the Americans had still not taken St Lo, nor the British and Canadians the town of Caen, originally a target for D-Day. German resistance, particularly around Caen was ferocious, but the end result would be similar to the Tunisian campaign. More and more well-trained German troops were thrown into the battle, so that when the Allies did break out of Normandy, the defenders lost heavily and lacked the men to stop the Allied forces from almost reaching the borders of Germany. In continuing style, Bowman pays respect to the men who fought in the skies above France on D-Day. This episode of Aviation history has never before been the focus of such detailed analysis; the five volumes of this series act as a memorial to the individuals who played their own individual parts in the wider proceedings. Far from being a mere operational record, this is the story of the men behind the headlines, the reality behind the iconic images of parachute drops and glider formations.

The Deadliest Outlaws PDF Book By Jeffrey Burton

The Deadliest Outlaws

  • Author: Jeffrey Burton
  • ISBN Code: : 1574412701
  • Publisher : University of North Texas Press
  • Page : 504 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 123 Readers
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"In their day, these men were the most daring of their kind, and the most feared. They were accused of crimes that were not theirs, but their proven record is long and lurid. Their downfall was brought about by what one editor called "the magic of the telephone and telegraph," by quarrels between themselves, and by their reckless defiance of ever-mounting odds."