Echo Burning

Echo Burning
Author : Lee Child
Publisher : Random House
Total Pages : 592
Release : 2008-09-22
ISBN 10 : 9781407070261
ISBN 13 : 1407070266
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Echo Burning Book Description:

"Complete with crackling fast dialogue, an edgy ambivalent plot, and the capacity to make his readers turn the page, this feels like Child's breakthrough book into the mega-sellers. He is that good." (Daily Mail) Jack Reacher, adrift in the hellish heat of a Texas summer. Looking for a lift through the vast empty landscape. A woman stops, and offers a ride. She is young, rich and beautiful. But her husband's in jail. When he comes out, he's going to kill her. Her family's hostile, she can't trust the cops, and the lawyers won't help. She is entangled in a web of lies and prejudice, hatred and murder. Jack Reacher never could resist a lady in distress. _________ Although the Jack Reacher novels can be read in any order, Echo Burning is 5th in the series. And be sure not to miss Reacher's newest adventure, no.26, Better off Dead! ***OUT NOW***

Ovidia Yu

Ovidia Yu
Author : Ovidia Yu
Publisher : Epigram Books
Total Pages :
Release :
ISBN 10 : 9789810735043
ISBN 13 : 9810735049
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Ovidia Yu Book Description:

Fall in love with Singapore’s most prominent feminist playwright. Ovidia Yu dissects all things female—from breasts to virginity, motherhood to lesbian love—and lays them bare in this omnibus collection of her finest works, including The Woman in a Tree on the Hill, the only Singapore play to win the Edinburgh Fringe First award.

Remains of the Social

Remains of the Social
Author : Gary Minkley
Publisher : NYU Press
Total Pages : 334
Release : 2017-03-01
ISBN 10 : 9781776140329
ISBN 13 : 177614032X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Remains of the Social Book Description:

An interdisciplinary volume of essays that engages with what ‘the social’ might mean after apartheid. Remains of the Social is an interdisciplinary volume of essays that engages with what 'the social' might mean after apartheid; a condition referred to as 'the post-apartheid social'. The volume grapples with apartheid as a global phenomenon that extends beyond the borders of South Africa between 1948 and 1994 and foregrounds the tension between the weight of lived experience that was and is apartheid, the structures that condition that experience and a desire for a 'post-apartheid social' (think unity through difference). Collectively, the contributors argue for a recognition of the 'the post-apartheid' as a condition that names the labour of coming to terms with the ordering principles that apartheid both set in place and foreclosed. The volume seeks to provide a sense of the terrain on which 'the post-apartheid' - as a desire for a difference that is not apartheid's difference - unfolds, falters and is worked through.

Contemporary African Mediations of Affect and Access

Contemporary African Mediations of Affect and Access
Author : Helene Strauss
Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 168
Release : 2018-10-11
ISBN 10 : 9781351794848
ISBN 13 : 1351794841
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Contemporary African Mediations of Affect and Access Book Description:

Across Africa, new collectivities are shifting the terms within which access to economic opportunity, social belonging, and political agency have historically been understood. Recent years have seen powerful waves of civic mobilization sweep across the continent. Less prominent articulations of contemporary political desire have also been percolating through the diffuse experiences of the African everyday. As differential access to global capitalism and its promises folds into modes of subjection—and escape—that are hard to predict, those who exercise power find ever more ways of guarding the borders and memberships of privileged groups. This book turns to the critically entangled terms of affect and access as a basis for exploring emergent orientations in the field of African cultural theorizing. It pays especial attention to scholarship engaging with the multifaceted coordinates of political and social participation, where complex assemblages of affective attachment, exchange, and realignment work in concert with demands for socio-political and economic forms of access. This book was originally published as a special issue of Safundi.

Advanced Bash Scripting Guide 5 3 Volume 1

Advanced Bash Scripting Guide 5 3 Volume 1
Author : Mendel Cooper
Publisher : Lulu.com
Total Pages :
Release :
ISBN 10 : 9781435752184
ISBN 13 : 143575218X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Bash Scripting Guide 5 3 Volume 1 Book Description:

The Reacher Guy

The Reacher Guy
Author : Heather Martin
Publisher : Hachette UK
Total Pages : 528
Release : 2020-09-29
ISBN 10 : 9781472134226
ISBN 13 : 1472134222
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Reacher Guy Book Description:

Jack Reacher is only the second of Jim Grant's great fictional characters: the first is Lee Child himself. Heather Martin's biography tells the story of all three. Lee Child is the enigmatic powerhouse behind the bestselling Jack Reacher novels. With millions of devoted fans across the globe, and over a hundred million copies of his books sold in more than forty languages, he is that rarity, a writer who is lauded by critics and revered by readers. And yet curiously little has been written about the man himself. The Reacher Guy is a compelling and authoritative portrait of the artist as a young man, refracted through the life of his fictional avatar, Jack Reacher. Through parallels drawn between Child and his literary creation, it tells the story of how a boy from Birmingham with a ferocious appetite for reading grew up to become a high-flying TV executive, before coming full circle and establishing himself as the strongest brand in publishing. Heather Martin explores Child's lifelong fascination with America, and shows how the Reacher novels fed and fuelled this obsession, shedding light on the opaque process of publishing a novel along the way. Drawing on her conversations and correspondence with Child over a number of years, as well as interviews with his friends, teachers and colleagues, she forensically pieces together his life, traversing back through the generations to Northern Ireland and County Durham, and following the trajectory of his extraordinary career via New York and Hollywood until the climactic moment when, in 2020, having written a continuous series of twenty-four books, he finally breaks free of his fictional creation.

Running Blind

Running Blind
Author : Lee Child
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 544
Release : 2007-08-28
ISBN 10 : 9781440634789
ISBN 13 : 1440634785
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Running Blind Book Description:

Jack Reacher races to solve the perfect crime in the fourth novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series. Across the country, women are being murdered, victims of a disciplined and clever killer who leaves no trace evidence, no fatal wounds, no signs of struggle, and no clues to an apparent motive. They are, truly, perfect crimes. In fact, there’s only one thing that links the victims. Each one of the women knew Jack Reacher—and it’s got him running blind.

Die Trying

Die Trying
Author : Lee Child
Publisher : Penguin
Total Pages : 576
Release : 2006-11-28
ISBN 10 : 9781440625725
ISBN 13 : 1440625727
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Die Trying Book Description:

Jack Reacher finds himself in bad company in the second novel in Lee Child’s New York Times bestselling series. Jack Reacher is an innocent bystander when he witnesses a woman kidnapped off a Chicago street in broad daylight. In the wrong place at the wrong time, he’s kidnapped with her. Chained together, locked in the back of a stifling van, and racing across America to an unknown destination for an unknown purpose, they’re at the mercy of a group of men demanding an impossible ransom. Because this mysterious woman is worth more than Reacher ever suspected. Now he has to save them both—from the inside out—or die trying...

How To Write Crime Fiction

How To Write Crime Fiction
Author : Sarah Williams
Publisher : Hachette UK
Total Pages : 176
Release : 2015-03-05
ISBN 10 : 9781845285906
ISBN 13 : 1845285905
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How To Write Crime Fiction Book Description:

This book provides a comprehensive overview of all the different kinds of crime fiction, with examples from successful contemporary writers in each of the different genres, and clear explanations and exercises to help the beginning writer hone their craft, and discover the kind of crime fiction, the plots, the themes, the language, that work best for them.

Crime Fiction A Reader s Guide

Crime Fiction  A Reader s Guide
Author : Barry Forshaw
Publisher : Oldcastle Books Ltd
Total Pages : 416
Release : 2020-01-10
ISBN 10 : 9780857303363
ISBN 13 : 0857303368
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Crime Fiction A Reader s Guide Book Description:

Are you a lover of crime fiction looking for new discoveries or hoping to rediscover old favourites? Then look no further. There are few contemporary crime fiction guides that cover everything from the golden age to current bestselling writers from America, Britain and all across the world, but the award-winning Barry Forshaw, one of the UK's leading experts in the field, has provided a truly comprehensive survey with definitive coverage in this expanded new edition of the much admired Rough Guide to Crime Fiction. Every major writer is included, along with many other more esoteric choices. Focusing on a key book (or books) by each writer, and with essays on key crime genres, Crime Fiction: A Reader's Guide (with a foreword by Ian Rankin) is designed to be both a crime fan's shopping list and a pithy, opinionated but unstuffy reference tool and history. Most judgements are generous (though not uncritical), and there is a host of entertaining, informed entries on related films and TV. 'Most comprehensive, accessible and readable guides to noir crime fiction' - Times 'An essential volume for the crime and thriller aficionado' - Shots Magazine 'Exemplary tour of the crime landscape... supremely readable' - Independent