Thrown Under The Bus

Author: Teresa Zerilli-Edelglass
Editor: Dogbeauty Books, Incorporated
ISBN: 0985931000
Size: 10,14 MB
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Thrown Under The Bus is a one-of-a-kind saga about a vivacious young woman of humble beginnings in pursuit of the American Dream who is forced into an unimaginable legal quandary by a mean-spirited governmental employer hell bent on revenge. What begins as a humiliating demotion for her refusal to play dirty with the boys quickly culminates into 19 years of litigation amidst an inconceivably hostile work environment that nearly drives her to the brink of insanity as she stages a valiant fight to see this harrowing nightmare to an end. Paying the ultimate price for her endeavors lies in what the author dubs the "triangle of doom" - the culmination of our medical, judicial & governmental systems - a vortex within which she unwittingly becomes ensnared that proves to wreak unimaginable, irrevocable havoc on her life. This story, with its frightening implications, begs the question: Is the American Dream really ours for the taking - or can it just be taken away? Read it - and be warned.

Under The Bus

Author: Lori Berhon
Editor:
ISBN: 9780985384043
Size: 19,29 MB
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Waking up from the American Dream-one re-org at a time Welcome to Pinnacle Management Services: the fastest growing managed office services company in North America. Blessed with good timing and a staff of over-burdened under-paid misfits and broken toys, PMS is the paradigm of turn-of-millennium business success. It's a fast five years from a simple mom-&-pop to the equity partnership investment that surely foreshadows an eventual public offering. As CEO Kippy Melcher would tell you, he's never made a bad decision...only sometimes he doesn't get the results he wants. When that happens, someone has to take responsibility. And whenever that happens, well, someone else is certain to be thrown under the bus! Reading Under the Bus is like meeting a friend for Happy Hour and hearing how her job is worse than yours.

Married Under The Influence

Author: Harmony Rose
Editor: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 1480810517
Size: 17,49 MB
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As the wife of an alcoholic, author Harmony Rose searched for some validity to her emotions: she didn’t want to feel crazy anymore or continue to carry the shame and blame that came with her husband’s alcoholism. In Married under the Influence, she shares her story of living year after year with a husband who is an alcoholic. With excerpts from her journal entries, Rose tells how all she ever wanted was to be loved by the man she had given her heart to, but she had no idea how to reach him, even briefly contemplating suicide. Then, she had a spiritual awakening that changed their lives forever. She tells the details of her journey to not only help her understand and heal, but to help others. Including interviews with recovering alcoholics and with other wives whose husbands are alcoholics, Married under the Influence offers stories of strength, love, and hope. It shows how forgiveness can free you from your own emotional prison and how loving unconditionally doesn’t have to mean losing yourself.

A Song To Die For

Author: Mike Blakely
Editor: Forge Books
ISBN: 1429944897
Size: 15,70 MB
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A Song to Die For -- a rousing tale mixing love, music, and mystery from Spur Award–winning author Mike Blakely. It's 1975 and guitarist and singer/songwriter Creed Mason hopes to ride the new wave of Texas-style, Austin-based country music all the way back to the big time. A one-hit wonder whose Nashville career was cut short by a trip to Vietnam, Creed is desperate to get back into the business. His break arrives when a country legend, Luster Burnett, comes out of a fifteen-year retirement for one last album and tour in order to pay off a huge debt to the I.R.S. As Luster's new guitarist and band manager, Creed jumps at the chance of a lifetime. Rosa Martini, a beautiful young mob princess from Las Vegas, is found dead just outside of Austin. Texas Ranger Captain Hooley Johnson looks into the case, only to find a second young woman murdered—a friend of Rosa's. To complicate things, Rosa's adoptive brother, mob hit man Franco Martini, is spotted nosing around Austin in the wake of the murders. Soon it appears to Johnson, and to Creed, that the mob-related murders and the band are somehow connected. When the band wins an unexpected booking at the biggest casino in Vegas, Creed begins to wonder what kind of contract his band is being set up for—a major-label recording deal, or a mob hit? At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Surviving Agent Orange

Author: Gretchen Bonaduce
Editor:
ISBN: 9781945572852
Size: 17,22 MB
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Hello world! Gretchen Bonaduce came onto the scene in the mid-00s, starring in Breaking Bonaduce, a VH1 reality show with her former Partridge Family star husband Danny Bonaduce. Soon after the show ended they divorced andSurviving Agent Orange focuses on the rest of the story: her eighteen year marriage to Danny and all that entailed--addiction, infidelity, and the chaos of celebrity, as well as their divorce and her life as a single mother. Musician, reality star, and mother of two, Gretchen's story takes a fun and funny look at a life in and around the spotlight.

Literally The Best Language Book Ever

Author: Paul Yeager
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101221070
Size: 14,10 MB
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By turns gleefully precise and happily contrarian, this is a highly opinionated guide to better communication. In Literally, the Best Language Book Ever, author Paul Yeager attacks with a linguistic scalpel the illogical expressions and misappropriated meanings that are so commonplace and annoying. Identifying hundreds of common language miscues, Yeager provides an astute look at the world of words and how we abuse them every day. For the grammar snobs looking for any port in a storm of subpar syntax, or the self-confessed rubes seeking a helping hand, this witty guide can transform even the least literate into the epitome of eloquence.

The Last Jeffersonian

Author: Ryan S. Walters
Editor: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1449740480
Size: 12,27 MB
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America is in danger of losing the constitutional republic created by the Founding Fathers. Since the beginning of the progressive era, the federal government has steadily encroached on the rights of the states and the people. Yet today, we are inundated with politicians of both parties who seek new ideas and innovative ways to make government work, rather than solutions for preserving our political heritage. To restore our republic, we need to look to the past, to the political fathers of old who made the nation the best and brightest on earth. Grover Cleveland was the last of those fathers. As a mayor, governor, and president, Cleveland dealt with many of the same troubles we face today—the public character and behavior of our candidates, the role of government in the everyday lives of the people, the burden of taxation, the distribution of wealth, government involvement in an economic depression, monetary policy, and complex foreign affairs. By studying Cleveland’s policies and ideals, we can relearn those forgotten lessons of ancient times and restore the American republic.

The Rebellion Of Absalom

Author: Keith Bodner
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317963512
Size: 20,71 MB
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With extraordinary range and literary energy, the story of Absalom’s rebellion in 2 Samuel ranks as the most elaborate and extensively narrated internal political event in the Hebrew Bible, complete with a host of scandalous and sordid events: illicit sex, murder, cover-up, petty crime, to name a few. For many students approaching the historical books of the Bible, however, texts often fail to address the vitality of this most turbulent period of King David’s career. Bodner addresses this shortcoming with his The Rebellion of Absalom, a lively analysis of the early monarchy of Israel, written by a recognized commentator of the Bible’s historical books. Concise and insightful, each chapter incrementally focuses on the stages of David’s rise to power and Absalom’s early life and rebellion. Crucial issues in the development of Israel’s monarchy are embedded in this story, including: royal legitimation divine election succession usurpation divine and human punishment. The Rebellion of Absalom is a student-friendly, culturally savvy approach to one of the most important episodes in deciding how the kings of Israel would be determined throughout the monarchic period.

Embraced By God

Author: Babbie Mason
Editor: Abingdon Press
ISBN: 1426741340
Size: 11,20 MB
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Encourages women to form a deeper relationship with God in order to improve self-acceptance.

Understanding South Africa

Author: Carien du Plessis
Editor: Hurst & Company
ISBN: 1787382044
Size: 12,79 MB
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When Nelson Mandela emerged from decades in jail to preach reconciliation, South Africans truly appeared a people reborn as the Rainbow Nation. Yet, a quarter of a century later, the country sank into bitter recriminations and rampant corruption under Jacob Zuma. Why did this happen, and how was hope betrayed?President Cyril Ramaphosa, hoping to heal these wounds, was re-elected in May 2019 with the ANC hoping to claw back support lost to the opposition in the Zuma era. This book analyses this election, shedding light on voters' choices.With chapters on all the major issues at stake--from education to land redistribution--'Understanding South Africa' offers insights into Africa's largest and most diversified economy, closely tied to its neighbours' fortunes.