Author: Anthony Napoleon

Publisher: Virtualbookworm.com Publishing

ISBN: 9781621377290

Category: History

Page: 340

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Psychological operations (PSYOPs) are the preferred method by which shadow men socially engineer the masses' consent on a myriad of important issues. The author provides numerous examples of how social engineers have modified the public's perceptions and attitudes about America's founders, slavery, financial markets, dating and mating customs, self-perception, and a laundry list of other matters people have no idea were socially engineered. The reader will become expert on the character of the men who work in the shadows whose sole reason for living is to control others in service to accumulating wealth and power, of which, they never, ever, have enough. The reader is provided a step-by-step program that promises to strip away shadow men's brainwashing of them and return the reader to his natural state of freedom and happiness.
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Author: Anthony Napoleon

Publisher: Virtualbookworm.com Publishing

ISBN: 9781621377283

Category: History

Page: 344

View: 1430

Psychological operations (PSYOPs) are the preferred method by which shadow men socially engineer the masses' consent on a myriad of important issues. The author provides numerous examples of how social engineers have modified the public's perceptions and attitudes about America's founders, slavery, financial markets, dating and mating customs, self-perception, and a laundry list of other matters people have no idea were socially engineered. The reader will become expert on the character of the men who work in the shadows whose sole reason for living is to control others in service to accumulating wealth and power, of which, they never, ever, have enough. The reader is provided a step-by-step program that promises to strip away shadow men's brainwashing of them and return the reader to his natural state of freedom and happiness.
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Heroes and Villains of French Pulp Fiction

Author: Jean-Marc Lofficier,Randy Lofficier

Publisher: Hollywood Comics

ISBN: 9780974071138

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 308

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Arsène Lupin the Gentleman Burglar and Fantômas the Lord of Evil. Captain Nemo and Robur the Conqueror, the science pirates. Alexandre Dumas Count of Monte-Cristo and Joseph Balsamo. The Phantom of the Opera and Belphegor, the Ghost of the Louvre. The amazing Monsieur Lecoq and Rouletabille the detectives. The gangs of the Black Coats and the Vampires. Rocambole, Judex, and the Nyctalope, the first super-heroes. Harry Dickson, the American Sherlock Holmes. The mysterious Doctor Cornelius and Doctor Omega. Fascinax and the Sâr Dubnotal, investigators of the occult. Antinea, Queen of Atlantis and Eugene Sue's Mysteries of Paris! Over 400 pages including:- biographies of the authors and review of their major works;- fictional biographies of the characters, timelines and concordances;- exhaustive bibliographies and filmographies, including television, radio and comics;
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Author: Jane Goodall

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618056767

Category: Nature

Page: 297

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A personal account of the author's life among wild chimpanzees in Africa offers insight into animal behavior and draws parallels between chimpanzee and human relationships.
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Author: Melissa Scott

Publisher: Lethe Press

ISBN: 1590212428

Category: Fiction

Page: 311

View: 1829

In the far future, human culture develops five distinctive genders due to the effects of a drug that eases sickness from faster-than-light travel. Winner of a Lambda Literary Award for Gay/Lesbian Science Fiction, "Shadow Man" remains one of the more important modern, speculative novels ever published in the field of gender and sexual identity.
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A Novel

Author: Jeffrey Fleishman

Publisher: Steerforth

ISBN: 1586421999

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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Foreign correspondent James Ryan was there whenever the world changed: in the Middle East, in the Balkans, in the former Soviet bloc. But now he can't remember these events; he can't recall anything long-term, except the summer of his fifteenth year following his mother's death. It was the summer his father told him to call him Kurt. The summer the mysterious and enchanting Vera burst into their lonely, quiet lives. The summer his own world opened, then irrevocably changed. James, at fifty-two, suffers from a severe case of early onset Alzheimer's. The novel unravels James's predicament through the clear glimpses he retains of that long ago summer, and through the desperate attempts of his wife and his nurse to bring him back to the present, if only for stolen moments. Each has her motives: his wife trying not to lose the man with whom she shared so much - wars, death, love, loss of a child, history. And his nurse, the half sister he never knew he had, needing James’s adolescent memory to understand the biological father and mother she never met. Told from the perspective of a man betrayed by his own mind, Shadow Man is a novel of identity and suspense that travels across continents and deep into the pasts that make us each who we are. It explores the power of memory to heal and to mask, and of the limits of unconditional love. Set in Philly and the eastern shore of yesteryear, in the Middle East, and throughout Eastern Europe, Fleishman's trademark descriptive but spare lyricism shines. Shadow Man is a touching and haunting novel perhaps most similar to The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, though it is a work of fiction. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Author: Mark Murphy

Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group

ISBN: 1938296036

Category: Fiction

Page: 331

View: 5745

There is a devil in the night, silent and invisible, moving in the dream realm between life and death. And he's coming for you.
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Author: David Hagberg

Publisher: Forge Books

ISBN: 0765386267

Category: Fiction

Page: 32

View: 8812

Kirk McGarvey engages in a global revenge quest in this novella from New York Times bestselling author David Hagberg Former director of the CIA Kirk McGarvey is no stranger to dangerous encounters. Early in his career, he came up against the Soviet Union's deadliest agent three times, finally killing the man in a flooded tunnel beneath the ruins of a castle in Portugal. Years have passed. The Russian's brother, Kurshin, a Spetsnaz operator twenty-five years younger than McGarvey, vows revenge. He and McGarvey are both shadowmen--living between the real world, and the world of the deep cover spy and assassin. To get McGarvey's attention, Kurshin desecrates the grave of the American's wife. McGarvey pits himself against the Russian--the man of vast experience versus the bold young man who believes he is invincible. The mano a mano begins at Arlington Cemetery and moves across Europe, from the baccarat tables of Monte Carlo to the same the Portuguese castle where the Russian's brother was killed so many years ago. Only one shadowman will be left standing. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.
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Author: Cody McFadyen

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 9780553902624

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 2884

Once, Special Agent Smoky Barrett hunted serial killers for the FBI. She was one of the best–until a madman terrorized her family, killed her husband and daughter, and left her face scarred and her soul brutalized. Turning the tables on the killer, Smoky shot him dead–but her life was shattered forever. Now Smoky dreams about picking up her weapon again. She dreams about placing the cold steel between her lips and pulling the trigger one last time. Because for a woman who’s lost everything, what is there left to lose? She’s about to find out. In all her years at the Bureau, Smoky has never encountered anyone like him–a new and fascinating kind of monster, a twisted genius who defies profilers’ attempts to understand him. And he’s issued Smoky a direct challenge, coaxing her back from the brink with the only thing that could convince her to live. The killer videotaped his latest crime–an act of horror that left a child motherless–then sent a message addressed to Agent Smoky Barrett. The message is enough to shock Smoky back to work, back to her FBI team. And that child awakens something in Smoky she thought was gone forever. Suddenly the stakes are raised. The game has changed. For as this deranged monster embarks on an unspeakable spree of perversion and murder, Smoky is coming alive again–and she’s about to face her greatest fears as a cop, a woman, a mother…and a merciless killer’s next victim. From the Hardcover edition.
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the life of Dashiell Hammett

Author: Richard Layman

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 285

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The legend of Dashiell Hammett, the former Pinkerton detective who reinvented the mystery story in five books written between 1929 and 1934, is carefully examined here by Richard Layman in a meticulously factual account of all that is likely to be known about the real "Continental Op." This unsentimental account of Hammett from his rural Maryland youth through the Pinkerton years in San Francisco, fame as a novelist, notoriety as a Hollywood screen writer, imprisonment as an uncooperative McCarthy committee witness, and an obscure death in 1961 highlights the facts while accenting the shadow on which the legend would be built. Book jacket.
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Author: Laila El-Sissi

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780990335429

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 312

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"The shadow of a man is better than a roof over the head." This Arabic proverb has long described the plight of women in Egypt. Like the classic Pyramids of Giza, the culture of Egypt for the most part stands unchanged. Egyptian men continue to use the banner of Islam and antiquated interpretation of the Quran to justify controlling women. Egyptian women continue to believe God has ordered men to do so. Yet Laila El-Sissi broke the pattern. Forty years ago, when Laila, a shy and malleable 15-year-old, and her more rebellious 16-year-old sister Rawyia learn that they are betrothed to men they have never met, they refuse to live in the prison constructed by their society, hoping for a better life than that of their mothers and aunts. Running from their tyrannical father, an abusive brother, and arranged marriages to men twice their age, Laila and Rawyia risk their reputation and safety, and plot their escape. Out from the Shadow of Men tells the story of two sisters as they find the courage and joie de vivre to risk their lives and stand up to forces seemingly as large, strong and ancient as the pyramids so they can choose their futures. At its heart it is the account of two brave, intelligent girls not content to have their lives ruled by others-not even their father. It is a testament to the power of a sister, someone to stand by your side and help you realize your dreams. Rich in details of the everyday lives of middle and upper class families in Egypt, this memoir reveals what life was like-and still is like today-for Egyptian girls and women. It exposes their subjugation, lack of autonomy, and battles with the antiquated marriage laws from which they have no recourse. Written in the pitch perfect voice of 15-year-old Laila as she struggles to understand the unfair world she was born into, her story is more poignant and relevant now than ever as the "Arab Spring" and the atrocity of ISIL crimes committed against women, continues to spread across the Middle East and a growing number of women in this region fight for freedom. Despite recent laws giving women greater (though still unequal) rights, the Egypt of today is not very different from that of the 1960s. Arranged (or forced) child marriages remain common not only in the Middle East but also in Southeast Asia and Africa and among families from those regions who have emigrated to the West. Worldwide, millions of such marriages occur every year. The current revolution in Arab world has brought Islamists into power and introduced new threats to the few improvements made a decade ago. Women's rights and freedoms are still under serious attack in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Syria and changes will come very slowly, if ever.
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Heroes and Villains of French Comics

Author: Jean-Marc Lofficier,Randy Lofficier

Publisher: Hollywoodcomics.Com Llc

ISBN: 9780974071183

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 319

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Discover 45 classic characters of French comics, from the 1925 Zig & Puce which influenced Tintin to the 1980 superheroine Phenix, including Barbarella, the Frankenstein Monster, the fearsome Wampus, Zembla and Durga Rani, King and Queen of the Jungle, Arabelle the Last Mermaid, superheroes Fantax, Fulguros, Satanax and Salvator, the adventures of the starships Space Girl and Hope which went where no Frenchman had gone before, swordsmen Kabur of Ultima Thule and Prince Kaza of Mars, sexy Jodelle and Felina, the Time Brigade, cult favorites such as Philippe Druillets Lone Sloane and Georges Pichards Submerman, and even a French-produced Super Boy.Shadowmen 2 is an indispensable companion to Shadowmen, and of special interest to science fiction, pulp literature, and comic book fans. The book includes bibliographies and story synopses, biographies of the authors, an index, and over 330 black & white illustrations.
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Author: Christopher Golden,Tim Lebbon

Publisher: Spectra

ISBN: 0345526325

Category: Fiction

Page: 336

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From Beacon Hill to Southie, historic Boston is a town of vibrant neighborhoods knit into a seamless whole. But as Jim Banks and Trix Newcomb learn in a terrifying instant, it is also a city divided—split into three separate versions of itself by a mad magician once tasked with its protection. Jim is happily married to Jenny, with whom he has a young daughter, Holly. Trix is Jenny’s best friend, practically a member of the family—although she has secretly been in love with Jenny for years. Then Jenny and Holly inexplicably disappear—and leave behind a Boston in which they never existed. Only Jim and Trix remember them. Only Jim and Trix can bring them back. With the help of Boston’s Oracle, an elderly woman with magical powers, Jim and Trix travel between the fractured cities, for that is where Jenny and Holly have gone. But more is at stake than one family’s happiness. If Jim and Trix should fail, the spell holding the separate Bostons apart will fail too, and the cities will reintegrate in a cataclysmic implosion. Someone, it seems, wants just that. Someone with deadly shadow men at their disposal. From the Paperback edition.
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Author: Joyce McDonald

Publisher: Laurel Leaf

ISBN: 9780440228073

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 281

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When his family moves to a secluded area in western New Jersey after his brother is murdered, Gabriel finds himself involved with three other teenagers, each with his or her own problems, in a series of increasingly violent acts. Reprint.
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The Wounding and Healing of Men

Author: James Hollis

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 143

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Saturn was the Roman god who ate his childern to stop them from usurping his power. Men have been psychologically and spiritually wounded by this legacy. Hollis offers a rich perspective on the secrets men carry in their hearts.
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Author: Bijoya Sawian

Publisher: Penguin Books India

ISBN: 8189884581

Category:

Page: 159

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The Shadow People Among Us

Author: Jason Offutt

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781933665375

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 204

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The Shadow People. They lurk in obscurity. Looming human figures, blacker than darkness. Millions across the globe see them. The unfortunate feel their touch. And some awake in horror to their red, unblinking stare. Join Jason Offutt, who has interviewed dozens of eyewitnesses, as he shines some light on the world of the Shadow People, viewing these beings through the lens of science, religion, and metaphysics. Are they ghosts, demons, hallucinations, or something else entirely?
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A Novel

Author: Joyce Carol Oates

Publisher: HarperCollins

ISBN: 0062416111

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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In this taut and fascinating novel, the bestselling, New York Times bestselling and National Book Award-winning author of The Sacrifice, The Accursed, and Lovely, Dark, Deep examines the mysteries of memory, personality, and identity and pierces the enigmatic force that drives human lives—love. In 1965, neuroscientist Margot Sharpe meets the attractive, charismatic Elihu Hoopes—the “man without a shadow”—whose devastated memory, unable to store new experiences or to retrieve the old, will make him the most famous and most studied amnesiac in history. Over the course of the next thirty years, Margot herself becomes famous for her experiments with E. H.—and inadvertently falls in love with him, despite the ethical ambiguity of their affair, and though he remains forever elusive and mysterious to her, haunted by mysteries of the past. The Man Without a Shadow tracks the intimate, illicit relationship between Margot and Eli, as scientist and subject embark upon an exploration of the labyrinthine mysteries of the human brain. Where does “memory” reside? Where is “love”? Is it possible to love an individual who cannot love you, who cannot “remember” you from one meeting to the next? Made vivid by her exceptional eye for detail and her keen insight into the human psyche, The Man Without A Shadow is a unique story of forbidden love, a kind of secret, evolving marriage, depicted in Joyce Carol Oates’s tight, impassioned prose. It is an uncanny, ambitious, and structurally complex novel that penetrates the mind and illuminates the heart.
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How Meth-driven Crime is Eating at the Heart of Rural America

Author: Scott Thomas Anderson,Coalition for Investigative Journalism

Publisher: Coalition for Investigative

ISBN: 9780615551913

Category: Social Science

Page: 191

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Literary Nonfiction. Sleepless and paranoid methamphetamine addicts often see "shadow people" in the darkest hours of the night. Yet it is the addicts themselves that cast a shadow over the most peaceful corners of America, driven in large numbers to commit fraud, identity theft, burglary, domestic violence, elder abuse, child abuse, assault and murder. In 2010, award-winning journalist Scott Thomas Anderson began to explore the link between crime and methamphetamine, spending sixteen months as an embedded reporter with rural county law enforcement agencies and traveling to dozens of small towns battling the epidemic across the United States. The result is SHADOW PEOPLE, an unflinching look at the havoc and heartache meth spawns in the open countryside—a window to how the drug is threatening America's wide open country spaces, fueling crimes against citizens, breaking families apart, devastating innocent children and tearing away at the psyche of each community through which it spreads. "A compelling and up-close look at one of the most corrosive issues that our communities face...this book is full of the kind of front-line reporting and gritty detail needed to illuminate the meth scourge."—Greg Miller, National Security Report, The Washington Post
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Author: Margaret Kirk

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1409165523

Category: Fiction

Page: 352

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'Shadow Man is a harrowing and horrific game of consequences.' Val McDermid A gripping Scottish crime thriller from the winner of the Good Housekeeping Novel Writing competition 2016. Two sisters Just before her wedding day, Morven Murray, queen of daytime TV, is found murdered. All eyes are on her sister Anna, who was heard arguing with her hours before she was killed. Two murders On the other side of Inverness, police informant Kevin Ramsay is killed in a gangland-style execution. But what exactly did he know? One killer? As ex-Met Detective Inspector Lukas Mahler digs deeper into both cases, he discovers that Morven's life was closer to the Inverness underworld than anyone imagined. Caught in a deadly game of cat and mouse, is Lukas hunting one killer, or two? 'A new star of tartan noir is born. Kirk has written a brilliantly tense, atmospheric debut. I can't wait to read more in this highland crime series.' Cass Green, Number 1 ebook bestselling author of THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR.
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