The Shell Game

Autore: Steve Alten
Editore: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 1599550946
Grandezza: 22,84 MB
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In 2012, oil expert Ace Futrell is charged by his dying wife with preventing the U.S. government's plan to blow up an American city and pin the blame on Iran, whose nuclear capabilities pose a considerable threat.

The Shell Game

Autore: Stephen Kiesling
Editore: William Morrow & Company
ISBN:
Grandezza: 73,88 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 5950
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An account of the special joys and torments of the sport of rowing reflects on the discipline, teamwork, personal rewards, training, and competition of a college crew

The Shell Game A Fox And O Hare Short Story

Autore: Janet Evanovich
Editore: Bantam
ISBN: 0804180814
Grandezza: 75,11 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub
Vista: 6538
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It was love at first con. Find out how FBI Special Agent Kate O’Hare and con artist Nicolas Fox first met in this exclusive eBook original short story! Con man Nick Fox is after Garson Klepper’s golden Peruvian relics. For Fox, convincing Klepper to hire him as security for the relocation of the relics to the Getty museum in L.A. was easy. Problem is, Fox wasn’t planning on Klepper also enlisting the help of the FBI. Fox also wasn’t planning on being paired up with rookie special agent Kate O’Hare. She’s smart, she’s tenacious, and when she’s conned, she holds a grudge. Life for Fox and O’Hare will never be the same again. The Shell Game is a prequel to the riveting series from Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. Praise for the Fox and O’Hare series “The laugh-out-loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and Goldberg’s crafty and elaborate writing is prominent. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series.”—Associated Press, on The Heist “Great fun, with plenty of twists.”—The Sacramento Bee, on The Chase

Kingdom Keepers V Shell Game

Autore: Ridley Pearson
Editore: Disney Electronic Content
ISBN: 1423153421
Grandezza: 11,58 MB
Formato: PDF
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As the five Kingdom Keepers enter high school, everything is about to change. The Maintenance Base that controls all four parks in Disney World is under attack by the Overtakers, a group determined to change Disney forever. Relationships between the Keepers are no longer as simple as they once were. In fact, nothing is as simple as it once was. An after-hours visit to Typhoon Lagoon is a game changer. The Keepers lose one of their most valuable supporters. But there's work to do . . . The Disney Dream leaves Port Canaveral on an historic cruise to Los Angeles with a special treat in store for guests: the Disney Host Interactive guides are on board! Includes a preview chapter from Kingdom Keepers VI - Dark Passage!

The Shell Game

Autore: Richard Cox
Editore: Infinity Publishing
ISBN: 0741420724
Grandezza: 19,95 MB
Formato: PDF
Vista: 4960
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Shell Game

Autore: J. Michael Veron
Editore: Lyons Press
ISBN: 9781599210339
Grandezza: 50,79 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 1761
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Shell Oil was accustomed to getting its way in Louisiana. With deep pockets, teams of attorneys, and influential lobbyists in the state legislature, the second-largest oil company in the world could demand--and get--essentially anything it wanted. Until it met Michael Veron and his family. Shell Game is the dramatic, fast-paced true account of a nine-year battle pitting a Louisiana family of modest means against Shell in an effort to clean up decades of pollution on the family’s property. Bullied, intimidated, and dubbed “the Beverly Hillbillies” by Shell’s highly paid attorneys, author Michael Veron’s relatives refused to buckle—and continued their fight against tremendous odds. A small-town lawyer, Veron led the fight against Shell. His first-person account of the struggle is gripping, tense, and ultimately uplifting. It is a story of greed and great passion and of one family’s refusal to back down in the face of unrelenting pressure. Shell Game is the story of how one family not only righted a wrong, but also changed the way oil companies operate.

The Shell Game

Autore: Anne Hawthorne
Editore:
ISBN: 9781575551456
Grandezza: 29,36 MB
Formato: PDF, Kindle
Vista: 7178
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The Shell Game Who S Under What

Autore:
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 40,47 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 152
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The Shell Game Prisoner Paradox And Other Paradoxes Of Conditional Probability

Autore: Sam C. Saunders
Editore:
ISBN:
Grandezza: 30,77 MB
Formato: PDF, ePub, Mobi
Vista: 6857
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Campaign Finance Reform

Autore: Melissa M. Smith
Editore: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739145673
Grandezza: 18,70 MB
Formato: PDF, Mobi
Vista: 4037
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For decades, campaign finance reform has been an on-going topic of discussion. In particular, the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA) was heralded as a major breakthrough in controlling the flow of money into campaigns. Almost immediately, political players found other ways to financially manipulate the new laws. Campaign Finance Reform: The Political Shell Game provides an in-depth look at the history of political campaign finance reform with special emphasis on legislative, FEC, and federal court actions from the 1970s to present. In particular, the authors examine the ways that campaigns and independent groups have sought to make end-runs around existing campaign finance rules. Oftentimes the loopholes they find make a significant impact on an election, sparking the next round of campaign finance reform. New rules are then enacted, and new loopholes are found. Like a big political shell game, the amount of money in politics never actually decreases, but instead gets moved around from one organization to another.