Blood on Our Hands

Blood on Our Hands Author Nicolas J. S. Davies
ISBN-10 9781934840986
Release 2010-06
Pages 440
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The invasion and occupation of Iraq wasn't just a tragic mistake. It was a crime. From the planning of aggression in 2002 through years of hostile military occupation, the United States systematically violated the United Nations Charter, the Geneva Conventions and virtually every principle of international law and order. America's crimes against the people of Iraq were shielded from public scrutiny by what senior U.S. military officers called the "quiet, disguised, media-free approach" developed in Central America in the 1980s. The echo chamber of the Western corporate media fleshed out the Pentagon's propaganda to create a virtual Iraq in the minds of the public, feeding a political discourse that bore no relation to the real war it was waging, the country it was destroying or the lives of its inhabitants. In an easily readable and flowing narrative, Nicolas Davies has carefully taken apart the wall of propaganda surrounding one of history's most significant military disasters and most serious international crimes: non-existent WMDs; the equally fictitious "centuries-old sectarian blood feud" in Iraq; and the secrecy of the dirty war waged by American-led death squads. Unlike other writers, Davies has firmly placed each aspect of the war within a coherent context of illegal aggression, hostile military occupation and popular resistance, to uncover the brutal reality of a war that has probably killed at least a million people. "A clear, intelligent and accurate description of how we are involved in aggression in Iraq. Congratulations!" - Benjamin B. Ferencz, former Chief Prosecutor, U.S. War Crimes Tribunal, Nuremberg. "If the Iraq occupation lasts another 50 years, it's doubtful a better account of it will be produced than this one." - David Swanson, Author of Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union.

Blood on Our Hands

Blood on Our Hands Author Victor Glenn
ISBN-10 OCLC:37274578
Release 196?
Pages 2
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Blood on Our Hands has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Blood on Our Hands also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Blood on Our Hands book for free.


Bougainville Author Naomi Sharp
ISBN-10 1876051108
Release 1997
Pages 33
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Bougainville has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Bougainville also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Bougainville book for free.

Psalms for Everyone

Psalms for Everyone Author John Goldingay
ISBN-10 9780281067831
Release 2013-09-19
Pages 246
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Using personal anecdote, a witty and lively style, and drawing on his considerable theological knowledge, John Goldingay takes us deep into the unfolding story of the Old Testament.

The Color of Grace

The Color of Grace Author Bethany Haley Williams
ISBN-10 9781476766263
Release 2015-03-03
Pages 352
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A middle-class woman in rural America and war-affected children in Africa find common ground in their journeys from brokenness to redemption. Author and psychologist Bethany Haley Williams shares how her own emotional healing led her into treacherous war zones, where she provides care to former child soldiers and young girls used as sex slaves. Faced with her own battle with shame and a rocky journey toward healing, Bethany founded Exile International, a nonprofit that implements art/expressive therapy and long-term, rehabilitative care to restore and empower war-affected children—including children rescued from Joseph Kony’s LRA (Lord’s Resistance Army). One of those rescued young men, Solomon, was abducted at the age of ten after being forced to watch LRA soldiers maim and murder his father and grandfather. His younger siblings were left behind, and his mother was instructed to “raise them well…for one day we’ll return to take them too.” Solomon is one of hundreds of thousands of boys and girls who have had their innocence stolen and are forced to do the unthinkable on a daily basis. But their horrific experiences are just the beginning. The real story is what happens after. Once these children learn to face their pasts, they are given hope for a future and a vision for changing the fabric of their countries by becoming leaders for peace and advocates of the power of forgiveness.

In the Flesh

In the Flesh Author Lynne Van Luven
ISBN-10 9781926972381
Release 2012-04-03
Pages 240
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Living is a process of continuous transformation: we have been embryos, children, adolescents, thin, fat, sick, better again. And as humans, we are always at odds with at least one part of our bodies. Have we inherited the family nose? Is there nothing to be done for our finicky stomach or our limp hair? In the Flesh is an intelligent, witty, and provocative look at how we think about—and live within—our bodies. The editors and writers in this collection describe, in many voices, what human bodies feel now. Each author’s candid essay focuses on one part of the body, and explores its function, its meanings, and the role it has played in his or her life. Written from both the male and female perspectives, contributors include Caroline Adderson, André Alexis, Taiaiake Alfred, Brian Brett, Trevor Cole, Dede Crane, Lorna Crozier, Candace Fertile, Stephen Gauer, Julian Gunn, Heather Kuttai, Susan Olding, Kate Pullinger, Merilyn Simonds, Richard Steel, Madeleine Thien, Sue Thomas, and Margaret Thompson.

Path of Pieces

Path of Pieces Author Russell Hunter
ISBN-10 9780595450855
Release 2008-03
Pages 128
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In this poem book you will see the pieces of my life; I like to call it the puzzle. I remember on that cold wintry day when I dazed at myself in the mirror. I seen the cracks and the lines that all came together to create who I am and who I've become. One by one, I started to put the pieces back together by filling the gaps that have left me feeling lost. I want for you and me, for us all to see that it is never too late to believe. No matter what we have endured, we can overcome any obstacle and continue to smile in the face of adversity. Although many pieces of my life are broken beyond repair, I still care enough to write what I feel. From all the devastations to all the beautiful creations, you will find a life filled with dream catchers and twisted trees; all these emotions that make up me. Open the cover and you will see; you can find you and you will find me.

The Collection

The Collection Author Jennifer S Hartley
ISBN-10 9781496988393
Release 2014-08-08
Pages 136
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The four plays in this collection are unique in many ways. All founded on true experiences, the plays show the complexities of human behaviour and the choices people make. They remind us that our decision and actions can rarely, if ever, be classified in simple terms of black and white. These creative works challenge us to look inside and question ourselves, no matter how difficult the answers may be. And behind every word is the realisation that not only do these things happen, they specifically did occur to the many brave individuals who gave up their stories as a means of educating, entertaining, exploring and challenging. Described by audiences as “life changing,” “brave,” “shocking,” “self-reflective,” “raw,” “unlike any other theatre experience,” “challenging,” and “I didn’t know theatre could do this.” Hartley puts all her cards on the table with her writing and is not afraid to tackle the topics others avoid, yet she does so with an honesty, even brutality, that never loses its sensitivity or humour, albeit black humour. Her compassion and respect for those she writes about is clear in ever page of her work.


Blood Author Gil Anidjar
ISBN-10 9780231537254
Release 2014-05-06
Pages 560
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Blood, in Gil Anidjar's argument, maps the singular history of Christianity. A category for historical analysis, blood can be seen through its literal and metaphorical uses as determining, sometimes even defining, Western culture, politics, and social practices and their wide-ranging incarnations in nationalism, capitalism, and law. Engaging with a variety of sources, Anidjar explores the presence and the absence, the making and unmaking of blood in philosophy and medicine, law and literature, and economic and political thought, from ancient Greece to medieval Spain, from the Bible to Shakespeare and Melville. The prevalence of blood in the social, juridical, and political organization of the modern West signals that we do not live in a secular age into which religion could return. Flowing across multiple boundaries, infusing them with violent precepts that we must address, blood undoes the presumed oppositions between religion and politics, economy and theology, and kinship and race. It demonstrates that what we think of as modern is in fact imbued with Christianity. Christianity, Blood fiercely argues, must be reconsidered beyond the boundaries of religion alone.


Inspirations Author
ISBN-10 9781468920550
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Inspirations has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Inspirations also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Inspirations book for free.

Bush s Law

Bush s Law Author Eric Lichtblau
ISBN-10 9780307377739
Release 2008-04-01
Pages 384
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In the aftermath of 9/11, President Bush declared that the struggle against terrorism would be nothing less than a war—a war that would require new tools and a new mind-set. As legal sanction was given to covert surveillance and interrogation tactics, internal struggles brewed over programs and policies that threatened to tear at the constitutional fabric of the country.Bush's Law is the alarming account of the White House's efforts to prevent the publication of Eric Lichtblau's exposé on warrantless wiretapping—and an authoritative examination of how the Bush administration employed its “war on terror” to mask the most radical remaking of American justice in generations. From the Trade Paperback edition.


Tunnels Author Maurice Shalmi
ISBN-10 9781493195176
Release 2001-07-30
Pages 227
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Never before has the Earth, centuries in its development, been within seconds of total annihilation. Captain Alexi Romanoff, a Slovanian astronaut and inventor of a telescope that can x-ray the insides of any heavenly body focused within its sight, discovers a geological phenomenon beneath the earth’s surface. They are tunnels. They travel all over the globe, connecting the vast expanses of the earth. If used in good faith, they could potentially aid humankind in incalculable ways. If manipulated with evil intent, they could be twisted into a weapon of mass destruction. Josef Janos possesses that very evil intent. As a child, he watched as his parents were viciously slaughtered during the bloody Slovanian revolution. In exile, he has anxiously awaited the opportunity to unleash his revenge. Accompanied by six other deposed tyrants, and with access to enough gold to buy anyone's ethics, Josef Janos is about to have his day.

Elegy for a Lost Star

Elegy for a Lost Star Author Elizabeth Haydon
ISBN-10 9781429912488
Release 2007-04-01
Pages 320
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Elegy for a Lost Star sets the stage for a major turning point in the Symphony of Ages series. The dragon Anwyn--who has lain for three years in deathlike sleep in a grave of rock and black coal is freed by the cataclysm that concluded REQUIEM FOR THE SUN. sisoriented and confused, she remembers only two things-the person who trapped her in dragon form and locked her in the grave-Rhapsody-and an all-encompassing desire to wreak vengeance. Meanwhile, Achmed, the Firbolg king, resumes rebuilding the his shattered home, while a guild of merciless assassins set about taking revenge on him for the killing of their leader. A horribly deformed but magical being finds its way through a carnival of freaks to the palace of an evil despot, who sees in it the potential to be the instrument by which his plans of conquest and brutal domination of a continent will be realized. With the rise of new leaders, good and evil, the long-awaited birth of the Child of Time, the dark plans of assassins and rulers, a confrontation that shakes the relationship of the Three, and a battle to the death between two dragons of unimaginable elemental power, the seeds of chaos are planted for a war that will, by its end, consume half of the world. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

A Stormy Life

A Stormy Life Author Lady Georgiana Fullerton
ISBN-10 NYPL:33433074859152
Release 1868
Pages 304
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A Stormy Life has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from A Stormy Life also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full A Stormy Life book for free.

Wulf Large Print 16pt

Wulf  Large Print 16pt Author Hamish Clayton
ISBN-10 9781459621961
Release 2011-05
Pages 298
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Early nineteenth century New Zealand ? the great chief Te Rauparaha has conquered tiny Kapiti Island, from where Ngati Toa launches brutal attacks on its southern enemies. Off the coast of Kapiti, English trader John Stewart seeks to trade with Te Rauparaha, setting off a train of events that forever change the course of New Zealand history. Narrated by two English sailors on board Stewart's ship, these events are also eerily resonant of a more distant memory, stretching back into mythology, of the charismatic leader Wulf and an ancient lament. History, it seems, may be repeating itself. Wulf, Hamish Clayton's inventive, brilliant first novel, explores a subject little covered in New Zealand fiction, and marks the emergence of a startlingly assured, exciting new voice. 'Wulf's imaginative derring-do blew my mind. It is easily the most impressive debut I've read in a long time.' ?Lloyd Jones, author of Mister Pip

Kushiel s Chosen

Kushiel s Chosen Author Jacqueline Carey
ISBN-10 1429910925
Release 2003-03-14
Pages 704
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Following hard on the heels of Kushiel's Dart, Jacqueline Carey's spectacular debut novel, comes Kushiel's Chosen, a glittering and riveting historical fantasy. The land of Terre d'Ange is a place of unsurpassed beauty and grace. It is said that the angels found the land and saw it was good, and the ensuing race that rose from the seed of angels and men live by one simple rule: Love as thou wilt. Phèdre nó Delaunay is a young woman who was born with a scarlet mote in her left eye and sold into indentured servitude as a child. Her bond was purchased by Anafiel Delaunay, a nobleman with a very special mission--and the first to recognize her for who and what she is: one pricked by Kushiel's Dart, chosen to forever experience pain and pleasure as one. Phèdre has trained in the courtly arts and the talents of the bedchamber, but, above all, the ability to observe, remember, and analyze. Having stumbled upon a plot that threatened the very foundations of her homeland, she gave up almost everything she held dear to save it. She survived, and lived to have others tell her story, and if they embellished the tale with fabric of mythical splendor, they weren't far off the mark. The hands of the gods weigh heavily upon Phèdre's brow, and they are not yet done with their charge--for while the young queen who sits upon the throne is well loved by the people, there are those who believe that other heads should wear the crown. And those who escaped the wrath of the mighty are not yet done with their schemes for power and revenge. To protect and serve, Phèdre will once again leave her beloved homeland. From the sun-drenched villas of La Serenissima to the wilds of old Hellas, from a prison designed to drive the very gods mad to an island of immutable joy. Phèdre will meet old friends and new enemies and discover a plot so dreadful as to make the earth tremble, masterminded by the one person she cannot turn away from. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Love in the Time of Global Warming

Love in the Time of Global Warming Author Francesca Lia Block
ISBN-10 9780805099027
Release 2013-08-27
Pages 240
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Seventeen-year-old Penelope (Pen) has lost everything—her home, her parents, and her ten-year-old brother. Like a female Odysseus in search of home, she navigates a dark world full of strange creatures, gathers companions and loses them, finds love and loses it, and faces her mortal enemy. In her signature style, Francesca Lia Block has created a world that is beautiful in its destruction and as frightening as it is lovely. At the helm of Love in the Time of Global Warming is Pen, a strong heroine who holds hope and love in her hands and refuses to be defeated.