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From the Shadows

Author : Robert M. Gates
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The former director of the CIA discusses the hidden wars and operations that the U.S. waged against world Communism, discusses the CIA's role in the collapse of Communism in the Soviet bloc, and assesses the various presidents and officials for whom he worked. 60,000 first printing. Tour.

WIFE IN THE SHADOWS

Author : Sara Craven
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In the darkness of her bedroom, an unknown intruder steals a kiss from Elena's lips. She initially yields to an experience unlike any otherbefore she pushes away her assailant, an Italian count named Angelo. A tremendous flirt she had met earlier that day at a party, he lives in a glamorous world completely unlike her own. It seems he expected to rendezvous with Elena's cousin, but mistook their bedrooms...however, their kiss was witnessed by others, and to prevent a scandal, the count's grandmother orders them to be betrothed!

Women in the Shadows

Author : Ch. S. Chiu
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Women in the Shadows discusses the biographies of five brilliant and talented women born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire: Mileva Einstein-Maric, Margarete Jeanne Trakl, Lise Meitner, Milena Jesenská, and Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky. Charles S. Chiu creates «a narrative against forgetting, as a small step out of darkness» by writing about these women's accomplishments, which were overshadowed by those of the famous men in their lives. Edith Borchardt's translation brings this narrative to a wider audience. Women in the Shadows will interest scientists and scholars in the humanities as well as the general reader. The women portrayed represent various fields - mathematics, physics, music and literature, journalism, and architecture - making Women in the Shadows suitable for courses on the history of science, German and Austrian studies, as well as women's studies.

A House in the Shadows

Author : Maria Messina
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Because of her sheltered village life, Antonietta convinces her new husband, Don Lucio, to allow her sister to move to the city with them where Don Lucio assumes the traditional Sicilian role of lord and master

Out of the Shadows

Author : Patrick Carnes
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Out of the Shadows Third Edition

From Out of the Shadows

Author : Vicki L. Ruiz
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From Out of the Shadows was the first full study of Mexican-American women in the twentieth century. Beginning with the first wave of Mexican women crossing the border early in the century, historian Vicki L. Ruiz reveals the struggles they have faced and the communities they have built. In a narrative enhanced by interviews and personal stories, she shows how from labor camps, boxcar settlements, and urban barrios, Mexican women nurtured families, worked for wages, built extended networks, and participated in community associations--efforts that helped Mexican Americans find their own place in America. She also narrates the tensions that arose between generations, as the parents tried to rein in young daughters eager to adopt American ways. Finally, the book highlights the various forms of political protest initiated by Mexican-American women, including civil rights activity and protests against the war in Vietnam. For this new edition of From Out of the Shadows, Ruiz has written an afterword that continues the story of the Mexicana experience in the United States, as well as outlines new additions to the growing field of Latina history.

The Shadows

Author : George MacDonald
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Out of the Shadows

Author : Nina Byers
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Authoritative 2006 description of pioneering women who made important contributions to physics from the twentieth century.

Beyond the Shadows

Author : Domenic Marbaniang
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In the Shadows of the Tropics

Author : James S. Duncan
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In this original work James Duncan explores the transformation of Ceylon during the mid-nineteenth century into one of the most important coffee growing regions of the world. This fascinating case study reveals the spatial fragmentation of modernity through a focus on modern governmentality and biopower, and offers a welcome non-state dimension to current work on studies of governmentality in geography.

Amid the Shadows

Author : Gary Price
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Within each of us exists a supernatural power, a power to heal and a power to overcome adversities in our lives. In the paranormal field, you can adjust your mind-set to achieve a better and more efficient goal, a more meaningful result. Respect is the true focus, and when it is applied to what we do, we are all better for it now and in the end. As you read these words, take them to heart and reflect back on them during your research and studies in this field. Open your mind and your heart and do this for all the right reasons! As we venture into the darkness searching for answers and learning from these lost and wandering souls, always ask yourself, When I am gone and become lost in this unknown world, how would I want to be treated? This is my passion. This is my hope! Thank you for taking the time to read these words! Gary Price Founder, Paranormal Research Group (PRG) of Utah

Out From the Shadows

Author : Dr. Bill Effler
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The beach has always been a safe place for me where the concerns of life all but disappear. One late afternoon I was walking directly into the sun. I barely noticed its final descent toward the horizon. As I glanced back, I caught my shadow. It seemed so big; my heart was imprisoned by an imperfect replica, an emotional stalker—seen only as I turned away from the sun’s radiance. It was then I realized when I walk facing the “Light” I will see no shadow. Only a life lived “out from the shadow” will experience the grandeur of God; the Accuser’s maligning voice will be stilled. That day I came to grasp that the “shadow” of a person’s past is not how God sees any of His children. “Dr. Effler writes with clarity, biblical expertise, personal counseling experience, and a passion for each minister to succeed in Christ. This book will change your life in a marvelous way.” –Bill Leonard, PhD, BCCC, BCCTR, Center for Ministerial Care and Director, Church of God International Headquarters “Out From the Shadows creates a therapeutic approach to the creation account found in Genesis. This material resonates with the substance abuse community by identifying possible areas of brokenness often overlooked. Boldly discussing sin rather than symptomology, Out From the Shadows cogently dissects root issues throughout the counseling process. Although primarily intended for pastoral counselors, this information can be utilized in a wide array of counseling venues.” –Austin Davis LPC-S Clinical Director at Stonegate Center

Out of the Shadows

Author : Patricia Fernández-Kelly
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Since the beginning of scholarly writing about the informal economy in the mid-1970s, the debate has evolved from addressing survival strategies of the poor to considering the implications for national development and the global economy. Simultaneously, research on informal politics has ranged from neighborhood clientelism to contentious social movements basing their claims on a variety of social identities in their quest for social justice. Despite related empirical and theoretical concerns, these research traditions have seldom engaged in dialogue with one another. Out of the Shadows brings leading scholars of the informal economy and informal politics together to address how globalization has influenced local efforts to resolve political and economic needs&—and how these seemingly separate issues are indeed deeply related. In addition to the editors, contributors are Javier Auyero, Miguel Angel Centeno, Sylvia Chant, Robert Gay, Mercedes Gonz&ález de la Rocha, Jos&é Itzigsohn, Alejandro Portes, and Juan Manuel Ram&írez S&áiz.

Into the Shadows

Author : Robert F. DeHaan
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Acclaimed book from psychologist and lifelong Christian, Dr. Robert F. DeHaan, who writes about caring for his beloved wife Roberta as she embarks on a journey into Alzheimer’s disease. Perspectives on Science and the Christian Faith magazine says, “We have reviewed many books about Alzheimer’s. This book stands head and shoulders above the rest. We recommend it highly.”

BRAVING THE SHADOWS

Author : HAL MCFARLAND
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Summary of Braving the Shadows Local leaders in a village in Cucuta, Colombia struggle with ways to improve their town and to prevent the continued encroachment of land-grabbers and an over zealous government. At the same time, half a world away, a small town in Kentucky is struggling to unravel a murder and a counterfeiting ring. It becomes apparent to the local sheriff and a Secret Service agent who have joined forces that the murder and counterfeiting problems are but a small part of their town's difficulties; and as they uncover the international nature of these crimes, the body count increases. These two investigators are not many days into their case before they realize that there are very few people around them who are what they seem; and it is by ferreting out who they are not that the mystery is finally solves.

Touching the Shadows

Author : Bruce Nygren
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Many issues can strain a marriage relationship, but none is as challenging as a life-threatening illness. Every year, almost two hundred thousand women are diagnosed with breast cancer. When Racinda Nygren joined the ranks of these women, she and her husband, Bruce, were thrust into an agonizing season of their marriage. With warmth and depth, Bruce shares their moving story. Touching the Shadows shows the power of love and faith amid a harrowing trial and will encourage readers to renew their own commitment to their spouse and celebrate God's special gift of love together.

Within the Shadows

Author : Harmony Faith Cross
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Affected by the tragic events of her past, Shelly is shy and withdrawn. When she narrowly misses hitting a handsome stranger with her car, she doesn't realize her entire life is about to change. Tristan seems too good to be true with his dark good looks and obvious attraction to Shelly. But Shelly can't explain her foreboding dreams or her step-father's apparent hatred for Tristan. Nor can she explain the handsome, menacing stranger whose sudden appearance in town might be connected with Tristan in a deadly way. Shelly is torn between honoring her step-father's wishes or trusting the man she is falling in love with. Will the dark secret in Tristan's past cost them both their lives?

Within the Shadows

Author : Robert Christopher Lutman
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These poems come from a clear personal awareness of the darkness in us all. The poetry arises from his close connection with the shadows that we all have, but few admit to. Uncovering the spirits and goblins in all of our closets we find it possible to touch the darkness with our awakening hands and to take it back with us into the realms of our own existence and drag it back kicking and screaming to our habitational realm. Robert proclaims himself a real Bard of wonder in a marvelous world of imagination.

Among the Shadows

Author : Christopher M. French
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Once an assassin for The Shadows, the elite that control the world, Evan Andrews has taken his daughter, Gracie, and are now living life on the run. After killing those who came to take him back to the Shadows, Evan has settled in the small secluded town of Socorro New Mexico. Elsewhere, a young arrogant Shadow named Keegan Boccanegra has been ousted from the elite. Seeking revenge he plans to enchain the world's population, including those Shadows that oppose him. The Shadows know that getting rid of Boccanegra will not be an easy operation. Short on available resources, that Boccanegra is unaware of, The Shadow Board of Directors realize they need of an unknown ally to eliminate their new threat. Evan's name surfaces from their old files. Knowing that Evan will not volunteer his services willingly, The Shadows must exploit his one weakness. Putting their plan into action Evan is forced back into a life Among the Shadows.

Into the Shadows

Author : Shirley Wells
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When a man wrongly arrested for murder hangs himself, forensic psychologist Jill Kennedy, who helped put him away, leaves her job and moves to a sleepy village. But when the vicar's wife is murdered, Jill discovers village life isn't the retreat she'd hoped to find. And while Jill's excolleague and ex-lover, DCI Max Trentham, sees the case as cut and dried, someone else has other ideas. It seems that Jill's past is coming back to haunt her.