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It Was a Very Good Year

Extraordinary Moments in Stock Market History

Author: Martin S. Fridson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780471174004

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 244

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What, if anything, do the most spectacular, high-performanceperiods of the twentieth-century stock market have in common? Andmost importantly: Can we predict when they will occur again? In this fascinating investigation, acclaimed author and financialauthority Martin S. Fridson probes the past, leading anexhilarating tour through each of the twentieth-century stockmarket's golden years. Illuminating, entertaining, and rich inhistorical anecdotes, Fridson's book treats us to the opinions andinvestment strategies of some of the most prominent and intriguingfigures on the scene. "Timely, informative, and highly readable . . . It Was a Very GoodYear offers wonderful insights into the years that providedspectacular gains in the past. There are important lessons in thisbook for all investors."-Henry Kaufman, President, Henry Kaufman& Company, Inc. "A useful and extremely entertaining book. It's loaded withfascinating stock market lore and helpful investment approaches. Ilearned a lot and thoroughly enjoyed myself along the way."-ByronR. Wien, Managing Director, Investment Strategist for U.S.Equities, Morgan Stanley Dean Witter "Financial history with a purpose-it is a Very Good Book."-JamesGrant, Editor, Grant's Interest Rate Observer "With this book, Marty Fridson joins the ranks of the must-readeconomic and financial historians. He is that rare combination ofscholar, wit, raconteur, and man with an eye on the bottom line.Read it for amusement, education, or profit. You can't lose."-BenStein, writer, law professor at Pepperdine University and host ofWin Ben Stein's Money

A Very Good Year

Author: Patricia Logan

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781492730767

Category: Fiction

Page: 292

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Dmitri Hernandez is starting his life over. After his release from captivity and four years in college, he's just accepted a position as vintner at the Lazy E Vineyard and Dude Ranch. He's excited about the job, but he's even more excited by a tall, handsome cowboy that turns him on in every way. Maverick Walker is a true Marlboro man in every sense of the word and Dmitri falls hard for him. The two begin a relationship which only burns hotter until a third man steps into the mix and complicates everything. Carlo Degli Esposti, a famous Italian wine critic and gay playboy, makes his moves on Dmitri right away. Dmitri is suddenly torn between a handsome blond billionaire and a dominating cowboy with a vulnerable side. Carlo Degli Esposti is turned on by Dmitri's sexy good looks and smokin' hot body but the more he gets to know Dmitri, the more he realizes the vintner has devastating secrets buried deep within. As Carlo and Dmitri begin to see more of each other, Maverick backs off. He wants his own lover, not a relationship where he'd have to share Dmitri with the gorgeous Italian. As Dmitri's nightmarish secrets are eventually uncovered, Carlo realizes he's deeply in love with the handsome vintner and vows to make him the center of his life. Will Dmitri be able to forget the big, beautiful Maverick? Is Carlo enough to fill the hole left in his heart so many years before? Will taking a job in the Texas wine country be the worst decision Dmitri has ever made or will it be a very good year indeed?

A Very Good Year

The Journey of a California Wine from Vine to Table

Author: Mike Weiss

Publisher: Gotham Books

ISBN: 9781592402113

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 278

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Based on the acclaimed 39-part "San Francisco Chronicle" series, an award-winning journalist follows the making of a bottle of wine from harvesting by immigrant workers in Northern California to its first tasting at the Four Seasons in New York City.

Good Grief

Author: Granger E. Westberg

Publisher: Fortress Press

ISBN: 1451409028

Category: Religion

Page: 63

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For 50 years, Good Grief has helped millions of readers, including NFL players and a former first lady, find comfort and hope after loss, and now this classic text is available in a new edition with a foreword by one of the nation's leading communicators of health-care information and an afterword by the author's daughters, explaining how the book came to be. Reprint.

Our Family Tree

An Evolution Story

Author: Lisa Westberg Peters

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780152017729

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Relates the evolution of the family of mankind, from single cells in the sea to human beings with "big brains that wonder who we are."

Good Grief

Heal Your Soul, Honor Your Loved Ones, and Learn to Live Again

Author: Theresa Caputo,Kristina Grish

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501139088

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 224

View: 1469

"After more than a decade of being a practicing medium, Theresa Caputo brings the ... lessons she has learned about grief, healing, and finding happiness in the wake of tragedy. In almost every reading she gives, Spirit insists that people begin to embrace their lives again. Easily said, but not everyone knows where to begin, and putting back together the pieces of a life marked by loss is never easy. Sometimes you need spiritual guidance--that's where Theresa comes in"--Amazon.com.

Leather Nights

Author: Patricia Logan

Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub

ISBN: 9781479351046

Category: Fiction

Page: 338

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Jake Maxfield, the sexy blue-eyed banker who's recently seen his mortgage career end in the midst of economic downturn inherits a property in a rural Texas town. The widowed father of two relocates from Southern California only to find that the one thing he never expected has happened and will change his life and everything he'd previously thought about himself forever. The person he meets and falls in love with is nothing like his dead wife Molly. Instead, Jake finds his soul mate in the form of Cade Littlebear, a huge hunk of long haired male biker all wrapped up in a drop dead leather clad package.Jake and Cade find that combining their lives and their teenaged families is work enough for the faintest of heart but their greatest challenge lies ahead. Their very lives are threatened by a narrow-minded group of bigots who set out to destroy their very existence. They are determined not to hide who they are and live in the shadows. From the boardroom to the back of a chopper, these sexy heroes, Jake and Cade burn up the pages with love scenes that give new meaning to the word “HOT”.

The Journey Through Grief

Reflections on Healing

Author: Alan D. Wolfelt

Publisher: Companion Press

ISBN: 1617220973

Category: Self-Help

Page: 176

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This spiritual companion for mourners affirms their need to mourn and invites them to journey through their very unique and personal grief. Detailed are the six needs that all mourners must yield to and eventually embrace if they are to go on to find continued meaning in life and living, including the need to remember the deceased loved one and the need for support from others. Short explanations of each mourning need are followed by brief, spiritual passages that, when read slowly and reflectively, help mourners work through their unique thoughts and feelings. Also included in this revised edition are journaling sections for mourners to write out their personal responses to each of the six needs. This replaces 1879651114.

Death and Destruction

Author: Patricia Logan

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781534707474

Category:

Page: 460

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Forced to go into witness protection, ATF Special Agent Thayne Wolfe, is less than thrilled. The State's Attorney needs him to testify against one of the most ruthless and notorious arms dealers in the world. Expecting boredom and lots of daytime television, he instead ends up with a ridiculous new job, a stupid new name, and the world's most annoying shadow. Jarrett Evans, is nevertheless tasked with keeping Wolfe alive long enough to put Mills Lang and his crew away for the rest of their miserable lives. Jarrett Evans, former Marine, has always been a free spirit, doing the dirty work for Uncle Sam whenever and wherever he's needed. One of the best snipers in the world, Evans is at peace with the man he's become. That doesn't mean he's ever liked the cold-blooded killer who stares back at him from the mirror every day. The moment he meets pretty boy Thayne Wolfe, things start a slow change and redemption begins to sound possible. Mills Lang, the world's most ruthless arms dealer, is little more than a serial killer in his own right. Rotting away in prison with nothing but time on his hands, Lang is determined to destroy the man he allowed into his inner circle. Thayne Wolfe will die in the most painful way... along with anyone he loves.

Sleepyhead Bear

Author: Lisa Westberg Peters,Ian Schoenherr

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060596759

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 32

View: 306

Bear tries to catch a few winks in his lair, but all sorts of bugs are bugging him.

Winesburg, Ohio (A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life)

Author: Sherwood Anderson

Publisher: e-artnow

ISBN: 8074843009

Category: Fiction

Page: 224

View: 1897

This carefully crafted ebook: "Winesburg, Ohio (A Group of Tales of Ohio Small-Town Life)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. This ebook is a series of loosely linked short stories set in the fictional town of Winesburg, mostly written from late 1915 to early 1916. The stories are held together by George Willard, a resident to whom the community confide their personal stories and struggles. The townspeople are withdrawn and emotionally repressed and attempt in telling their stories to gain some sense of meaning and dignity in an otherwise desperate life. The work has received high critical acclaim and is considered one of the great American works of the 20th century. Sherwood Anderson (1876 – 1941) was an American novelist and short story writer, known for subjective and self-revealing works. Anderson published several short story collections, novels, memoirs, books of essays, and a book of poetry. He may be most influential for his effect on the next generation of young writers, as he inspired William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, John Steinbeck, and Thomas Wolfe.

Good Grief

Author: Lolly Winston

Publisher: Large Print Press

ISBN: 9780786266135

Category: Fiction

Page: 542

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Now in paperback comes the brilliantly funny and heartwarming debut about a young woman who stumbles, then fights to build a new life after the death of her husband.

The Belief Book

Author: David G McAfee,Chuck Harrison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781908675316

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 84

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What is belief and why is it so important? Where did it come from and what does it do? This book answers all of those questions and more! David G. McAfee, an author who studies religions, teamed up with writer and illustrator Chuck Harrison to create The Belief Book. No matter how old or how young you are, this easy-to-read book can help you learn more about religions and gods and beliefs in general. It will also teach you about something called The Scientific Method, which is how we learn new things about the world! By the time you're done reading you will know the answers to some of life's biggest questions, but more importantly you will see why your questions, and all questions for that matter, are so important. This book is the first in a series of books all about belief, gods, and religion. The fully illustrated and interactive Belief Book is for readers and thinkers of all ages, including kids and kids at heart.

Grandmother Fish

A Child's First Book of Evolution

Author: Jonathan Tweet

Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

ISBN: 1250134110

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Where did we come from? It's a simple question, but not so simple an answer to explain—especially to young children. Charles Darwin's theory of common descent no longer needs to be a scientific mystery to inquisitive young readers. Meet Grandmother Fish. Told in an engaging call and response text where a child can wiggle like a fish or hoot like an ape and brought to life by vibrant artwork, Grandmother Fish takes children and adults through the history of life on our planet and explains how we are all connected. The book also includes comprehensive backmatter, including: - An elaborate illustration of the evolutionary tree of life - Helpful science notes for parents - How to explain natural selection to a child

Volcano Wakes Up!

Author: Lisa Westberg Peters

Publisher: Square Fish

ISBN: 9781250073204

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Playful, kid-friendly poems from five alternating points of view explore the volcanic process and its effect on the surrounding land, flora, and fauna. From the lava crickets to the ferns, everyone has something to say about it! Follow one day--from sunrise to moonrise--on the slopes of a young, about-to-shout volcano. Science-loving kids will get a kick out of this exciting look at an erupting volcano, and the creative poems offer something for everyone.

Story of Life

Author: Catherine Barr,Steve Williams

Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books

ISBN: 9781786033420

Category:

Page: 40

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At first, nothing lived on Earth. It was a noisy, hot, scary place. Choking gas exploded from volcanoes and oceans of lava bubbled around the globe... Then in the deep, dark ocean, something amazing happened. This is an exciting and dramatic story about how life began and developed on Planet Earth, written especially for younger children. The authors explain how the first living cell was created, and how the cells multiply and create jellyfish and worms, and then fish with bendy necks, which drag themselves out of the water into swampy forests. They tell the story of the biggest creatures that have ever walked on land - the dinosaurs. Long after that, hairy creatures who have babies, not eggs, take over, stand on two legs and spread around the world, some of them living through cataclysmic events such as ice ages and volcanic eruptions. Everyone living today is related to these survivors. With delightful illustrations including lots of detail and humour, all carefully researched and checked, this book shows the development of life on Earth in a truly accessible and simple way. CLICK HERE to download Teachers' Notes specially written by the authors, Catherine Barr and Steve Williams, to assist teachers and librarians in the promotion and teaching of The Story of Lifein schools and to help foster a love of good books, literature and reading in children.

Peace of Mind

Insights on Human Nature that Can Change Your Life

Author: Joshua Loth Liebman

Publisher: Citadel Press

ISBN: 9780806514963

Category: Philosophy

Page: 203

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Religious truths as well as insights from modern psychology are incorporated into a guide for resolving inner conflicts

Thin Blue

Author: Patricia Logan

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781722143213

Category:

Page: 368

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Detective Pope Dades is a veteran police officer working in the Hollywood division, one of the busiest police precincts in the country. Dealing with drug dealers, hookers, and mentally ill suspects on a daily basis is his stock and trade. He once loved his job with the LAPD but three years ago, he put his trust in the wrong man and he's been paying the price ever since. Refusing to work with a partner after the first one nearly killed him, Pope is jaded, still hurting, and hanging onto the career he once adored by a thread. Homeland Security Investigator Felix Jbarra is a fresh-faced young agent with a bright future in the DHS ahead of him. Deeply closeted, Felix hides his sexual orientation from his huge Catholic family which brings him terrible guilt and grief. One night in a back-room nightclub encounter, he connects with a man who inexplicably makes him want to confess everything. Assigned to help shut down an elusive child sex trafficking ring, Felix instinctively knows he'll need turn to the more experienced detective for help if he and his partner want to crack this case. In the first book of the brand new Thin Blue Line series, join Felix and Pope in this exciting adventure as their worlds collide on the mean streets and in between the sheets...

The Parish Nurse

Providing a Minister of Health for Your Congregation

Author: Granger E. Westberg,Jill Westberg McNamara

Publisher: Augsburg Books

ISBN: 9781451409079

Category: Religion

Page: 140

View: 3283

Presents a creative, new way for congregations to provide a wholistic ministry to their members by bringing nurses onto congregations' staffs to work as ministers of health on a part-time or full-time basis.

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