Category: Literary

  • Download E-books Angels Everywhere (A Season of Angels / Touched by Angels) PDF

    By Debbie Macomber

    A Heavensent reward of Love

    In a season of giving, the loved New York Times bestselling writer Debbie Macomber sends pleasure winging our approach with mind-blowing full-length novels jointly in a single volume.

    Celebrate existence, love, and the vacation spirit with 3 unforgettable heavenly helpers -- the irrepressible angels Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy -- as they paintings their inspiring, poignant, and infrequently hilarious magic on hearts in need.

    A Season of Angels

    Wishes for romance deliver wish from above. yet sooner than the angelic trio can resolution the Christmas prayers of 3 lonely ladies, there are memorable classes that needs to first be realized ...

    Touched via Angels

    For a few, manhattan urban could be a unhappy and chilly position at Christmastime. yet with the aid of Shirley, Goodness, and Mercy, 3 of the city's so much deserving souls will examine what miracles are all approximately ...

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  • Download E-books Metal Heads: A Novel PDF

    By Tom Maremaa

    In an army health facility for wounded veterans of the Iraq conflict, ex-Marine Jeremy Witherspoon, referred to as Spoon via his comrades, is making an attempt to return to phrases together with his life-changing accidents. The medical institution focuses on treating "metal heads," people with serious head trauma whose accidents require the insertion of a steel plate. Spoon passes the lengthy hours in mattress buying and selling struggle tales along with his fellow sufferers and recounts his complicity as a witness to a brutal crime of warfare in Ramadi, and his coercion in a cover-up while threatened through a personal contractor who is going through the nickname Skank. whilst the wounded Skank appears to be like on the medical institution, he bluntly threatens Spoon to maintain his mouth close approximately Ramadi. one after the other, Spoon's buddies at the ward commence loss of life in mysterious methods, and he understands he needs to defeat Skank or die himself. This robust, heartbreaking novel in regards to the aftermath of warfare creates a shiny international populated by means of abnormal characters who fight with being outcasts and sufferers. The younger narrator mingles his quirky slang in regards to the warfare with eloquent and sometimes lyrical emotion.


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    *Starred assessment* the main tragic and enduring legacy of the Iraq battle could be the hundreds of thousands of vets affliction stressful mind harm (TBI). steel Heads is a relocating and deeply unsettling novel of a medical institution choked with such vets in California. The book’s narrator, Marine Lance Corporal Jeremy “Spoon” Witherspoon, is average: he’s misplaced a watch and a hand and has a metal plate in his head. He’s dosed with an ever-changing cocktail of gear and will or would possibly not have a gentle snatch of truth. He describes a clinic surrounded through razor twine, full of video-surveillance cameras, and policed via inner most contractors. Few of the sufferers have any family members, household, or maybe viewers. Spoon tricks that sufferers are being experimented on and believes they’ll quickly be coming for him. while, he fears the sanatorium may be closed for loss of money, and he'll be homeless. while he and fellow sufferers ask after they may be published, they're instructed, “Don’t even take into consideration it,” which they translate into the note unthinkable, which, in flip, turns into their ironic mantra, the Catch-22 for a brand new iteration of warriors. the guts of this darkish, Kafkaesque story lies in uncertainty. TBI, like struggle, wreaks havoc at the mind, and Maremaa’s characters could all be delusional. Or now not. a strong and heartbreaking novel. --Thomas Gaughan

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    "This is a heartbreaking, well-paced tale of an injured Iraqi veteran and the terrors of conflict . . . advised within the vernacular of the narrator, entire with misspelling and lingo of road early life, the narrative tells the tale of all these touched through the battle . . . This relocating, on your face paintings packs an emotional punch."  —Publishers Weekly


    "The center of this darkish, Kafkaesque story lies in uncertainty. TBI, like struggle, wreaks havoc at the mind, and Maremaa's characters may possibly all be delusional. Or now not. a strong and heartbreaking novel."   —Booklist, starred overview
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  • Download E-books Compendio de Los Diez Libros de Arquitectura de Vitruvio (1761) PDF

    This scarce antiquarian booklet is a facsimile reprint of the unique. as a result of its age, it will probably comprise imperfections similar to marks, notations, marginalia and fallacious pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally very important, we've made it on hand as a part of our dedication for shielding, maintaining, and selling the world's literature in cheap, top of the range, sleek versions which are real to the unique paintings.
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  • Download E-books The Secret History of Costaguana PDF

    By Juan Gabriel Vásquez

    From the writer of The Sound of items Falling, a "brilliant new novel" (New York instances publication Review) and probably the most buzzed approximately books of the year!

    "One of the main unique new voices of Latin American literature." -- Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature

    “Unlike whatever written by means of his Latin American contemporaries” (The monetary Times) The Informers secured Juan Gabriel Vásquez’s position as some of the most unique and exuberantly proficient novelist operating this day. Now he returns with an creative new novel of historic invention.

    On the day of Joseph Conrad's loss of life in 1924, the Colombian-born José Altamirano starts to put in writing and can't cease. a long time ahead of, he confessed to Conrad his life's each scrumptious detail—from his country's heroic revolutions to his darkest solitary moments. these intimate reminiscences grew to become Nostromo, a unique that solidified Conrad’s reputation and grew to become Altamirano’s fact right into a paintings of fiction. Now Conrad is useless, however the slate is in no way clear—Nostromo will continue to exist and Altamirano needs to write himself again into existence.

    As the destinies of genuine empires collide with the murky realities of imagined ones, Vásquez takes us from a flourishing twentieth-century London to the lawless fury of a blooming Panama and again in a labyrinthine quest to reclaim the past—of either a rustic and a guy.
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  • Download E-books Old French Fairy Tales (1920) PDF

    This scarce antiquarian ebook is a facsimile reprint of the unique. because of its age, it might probably comprise imperfections comparable to marks, notations, marginalia and improper pages. simply because we think this paintings is culturally vital, we've got made it to be had as a part of our dedication for safeguarding, conserving, and selling the world's literature in cheap, top of the range, smooth versions which are actual to the unique paintings.
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  • Download E-books Some Mathematical Methods Of Physics PDF

    By Gerald Goertzel, Nunzio Tralli

    This well-rounded, thorough therapy for complicated undergraduates and graduate scholars introduces simple options of mathematical physics keen on the examine of linear structures. The textual content emphasizes eigenvalues, eigenfunctions, and Green's capabilities. necessities contain differential equations and a primary direction in theoretical physics.
    The three-part presentation starts off with an exploration of platforms with a finite variety of levels of freedom (described by way of matrices). partly , the innovations built for discrete structures in past chapters are prolonged to non-stop platforms. New innovations invaluable within the remedy of constant platforms also are brought. the ultimate half examines approximation equipment — together with perturbation concept, variational equipment, and numerical tools — appropriate to addressing many of the difficulties of nature that confront utilized physicists. Appendixes comprise historical past and supplementary fabric. 1960 edition.
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