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  • The affair - Read On
    been with his wife and business partner Kathy for 18 years and though he loves her he feels as if they ve grown distant and disengaged Meanwhile his vibrant exciting mistress of 18 months Stephanie loves him but wants more In the days leading up to Christmas Kathy begins to suspect the affair and through a colleague of theirs soon discovers that it is true Robert had chosen to leave

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  • Children's chances how countries can move from surviving to thriving - Read On
    Discrimination p 193 Meeting Special Needs p 223 Changing Children s Chances p 252 The World Policy Analysis Centre p 271 Education Database p 276 Child Labour Database p 279 Child Marriage Database p 285 Adult Labour Database p 286 Constitutions Database p 289 Poverty Database p 295 Interview Data p 301 Notes p 305 Acknowledgments p 371 Index p 383 Terms of Use Summary Most parents care deeply about their children If that were enough we would not see the inequalities we currently do in childrenâs opportunities and healthy developmentâchildren out of school children laboring children living in poverty While the scale of the problems can seem overwhelming history has shown that massive progress is possible on problems that once seemed unsolvable Within the span of less than twenty five years the proportion of people living in extreme poverty has been cut in half the number of children under age five that die each day has dropped by over 12 000 and the percentage of girls attending school has climbed from just three in four to over 90 percent National action laws and public policies fundamentally shape childrenâs opportunities Childrenâs Chances urges a transformational shift from focusing solely on

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  • Digital media law - Read On
    p 257 Sex and Violence p 303 Commercial Speech and Antitrust Law p 333 Appendix How to Find the Law p 367 Glossary p 371 Table of Cases p 378 Index p 387 Terms of Use Summary Covering the latest legal updates and rulings the second edition of Digital Media Law presents a comprehensive introduction to all the critical issues surrounding media law Provides a solid foundation in media law

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  • Pulse - Read On
    piped in from the States on their networked Tablets If they decide to emigrate they are given free transportation to one of the States and cut off from the network When Faith Daniels s school is consolidated into another one she and her friend and fellow junior Liz meet attractive and dangerous twins Clara and Wade Faith also discovers her pulse a rare power that gives her telekinesis After Liz s family emigrates Faith gets caught up in what could be the beginning of a war Carman s world building doesn t stand up to scrutiny too many social structures appear designed to enable plot points but the character driven action should keep readers invested A large but well developed cast and some grim turns of events keep the story moving and lay groundwork for the next book in this planned trilogy Ages 13 up Agent Peter Rubie FinePrint Literary Management Mar c Copyright PWxyz LLC All rights reserved School Library Journal c Copyright 2010 Library Journals LLC a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source Inc No redistribution permitted Gr 9 Up A mix of dystopian adventure romance and superhero origin tale this book covers all the bases admirably as long as readers are able to suspend their disbelief Faith Daniels lives in between the strictly government controlled Western and Eastern States in a zone whose population is dwindling daily through the promised advantages of immigration to the west or east She also has the Pulse Dylan has been watching over Faith to find the right time to explain about the supernatural power of the rare few who have it As events unfold he is forced to reveal his secret and hers Faith must adjust not only to her newfound powers but also come to terms with the loss of

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  • Bread : a baker's book of techniques and recipes / Jeffrey Hamelman ; illustrations and photography Chiho Kaneko. - Read On
    Making Process from Mixing Through Baking p 5 Ingredients and their Function p 29 Hand Techniques p 53 Formulas and Decorative Breads p 81 Breads Made with Yeasted Pre Ferments p 87 Levain Breads p 145 SourDough Rye Breads p 203 Straight Doughs p 267 Miscellaneous Breads p 299 Braiding Techniques p 367 Decorative and Display Projects p 395 Appendix p 421 Developing and Perpetuating a Sourdough Culture p 421 Rheological Testing and the Analysis of Flour p 434 Flour Additives p 441 Baker s Percentage p 442 Desired Dough Temperature p 446 Computing Batch Cost p 449 Useful Conversions and Equivalencies p 449 Sample Proofing Schedule p 452 Glossary p 453 Bibliography p 459 Epilogue p 461 Index p 462 Terms of Use Summary An updated new edition of the essential resource for professionals and seasoned home bakers Hailed as a revelation when it first appeared in 2004 Jeffrey Hamelman s Bread is a legendary resource praised by baking luminaries from around the world Explaining complex techniques with simple and helpful illustrations the book includes recipes for a vast array of breads including sourdoughs brioche authentic rye breads flat breads French breads and much more Features nearly 150 detailed

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  • Introducing world Christianity - Read On
    historical and social scientific methods in order to rethink previous analytical paradigms of world Christianity The first paradigm connected the spread of global Christianity with Western North American and European political cultural and economic expansion the second paradigm has focused on the multiple centers of Christianity and in particular Christianity s shift to the global South The third paradigm which is used throughout the text builds on the previous approaches while broadening both It deepens the study of world Christianity by focusing on the complexity of its movements both past and present its impact on local civil societies and social movements and its transformative power for both individuals and collectives This volume is noteworthy for the complexity and diversity of its case studies often on understudied areas such as Christianity in the Pacific Rim and in post Soviet postcommunist areas of transition It should prove to be a valuable resource for both classroom and specialist use Summing Up Recommended Upper level undergraduates through researchers faculty R T Caraway Northern Arizona University Terms of Use Table of Contents List of Illustrations p vii List of Contributors p viii Foreword p ix Acknowledgments p xi Map 0 1 Percentage majority religion by province 2010 p xii Introduction p 1 Africa p 5 Middle Eastern and North African Christianity Persisting in the Lands of Islam p 7 Christian Belongings in East Africa Flocking to the Churches p 21 West African Christianity Padres Pastors Prophets and Pentecostals p 36 Christianity in Southern Africa The Aesthetics of Well Being p 51 Europe p 63 Christianity in Western Europe Mission Fields Old and New p 65 Christianity in Eastern Europe A Story of Pain Glory Persecution and Freedom p 77 Asia p 91 Christianity in South Asia Negotiating Religious Pluralism p 93 Christianity in Southeast Asia

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  • Weird-o-pedia the ultimate book of surprising, strange, and incredibly bizarre facts about (supposedly) ordinary things - Read On
    Reviews Annotation Summary Check out the weird and wonderful facts in this massive encyclopedia of alphabetized oddities HUMANS ARE THE ONLY ANIMALS THAT ENJOY SPICY FOOD there s a reason no one sells Tabasco flavored cat food NAPPING CAN SAVE YOU FROM A HEART ATTACK assuming you are not operating heavy machinery at the time PSYCHOLOGISTS CAN ASSESS YOUR PERSONALITY FROMHOW YOU DIP FRIES IN KETCHUP nice fries sociopath SURFING

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  • Political philosophy - Read On
    20 Plato on Justice and the Human Good p 37 Aristotle s Science of Regime Politics p 67 The Politics of the Bible p 89 Machiavelli and the Art of Political Founding p 109 Hobbes s New Science of Politics p 140 Locke and the Art of Constitutional Government p 165 Rousseau on Civilization and Its Discontents p 189 Tocqueville and the Dilemmas of Democracy p 214 In Defense of Patriotism p 243 Notes p 259 Index p 271 Terms of Use Author Notes Steven B Smith is Alfred Cowles Professor of Political Science Yale University His previous books include the prize winning Spinoza Liberalism and the Question of Jewish Identity and Spinoza s Book of Life both published by Yale University Press Terms of Use Summary Who ought to govern Why should I obey the law How should conflict be controlled What is the proper education for a citizen and a statesman These questions probe some of the deepest and most enduring problems that every society confronts regardless of time and place Today we ask the same crucial questions about law authority justice and freedom that Plato Aristotle Machiavelli Hobbes Locke Rousseau and Tocqueville faced in previous centuries In

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