The Devil s Country

The Devil s Country Author Harry Hunsicker
ISBN-10 1503941906
Release 2017-04-11
Pages 304
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Former Texas Ranger Arlo Baines didn’t come to the tiny West Texas town of Piedra Springs to cause trouble. After his wife and children were murdered, Arlo just wants to be left alone. Moving from place to place seems to be the only thing that eases the pain of his family’s violent end. But a chance encounter outside a bar forces him to rescue a terrified woman and her children from mysterious attackers. When the woman turns up murdered the next day—her children missing—Arlo becomes the primary suspect in exactly the same type of crime he is trying desperately to forget. Haunted by the fate of his family, and with the police questioning the existence of the dead woman’s children, Arlo decides it’s his duty to find them. The question is, just how deep will he have to sink into the dusty secrets of Piedra Springs to save them and clear his name?



Disciplining the Devil s Country

Disciplining the Devil s Country Author Carole Borges
ISBN-10 0914086774
Release 1987-01-01
Pages 69
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This book explores the terrain of the distance between what is and what should be. It's a healing book in the sense that it examines moments, concrete instances, of individual confrontations with the sacred. It's a harsh book at times, but, above the portraits of a struggle and desperation, a voice can be heard singing hymns of praise. Life, if we can master the art of appreciation, contains innumerable riches.



Devil s Pool and Other Stories The

Devil s Pool and Other Stories  The Author George Sand
ISBN-10 9780791484777
Release 2012-02-01
Pages 203
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A new translation of Sand's most popular novella, known for its brevity, liveliness, and exemplary storytelling, together with two of Sand's most admired short stories.



The Devil s Race track

The Devil s Race track Author Mark Twain
ISBN-10 0520037804
Release 1980
Pages 385
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Mark Twain deals with the darker side of life and such themes as fate, death, bankruptcy, family misfortune, failure, and man's infinitesimal role in the cosmic order



God s Country Or Devil s Playground

God s Country Or Devil s Playground Author Barney Nelson
ISBN-10 0292755805
Release 2002-11-01
Pages 321
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The dramatic desert landscapes of the Big Bend country along the Texas-Mexico border reminded historian Walter Prescott Webb of "an earth-wreck in which a great section of country was shaken down, turned over, blown up, and set on fire." By contrast, naturalist Aldo Leopold considered the region a mountainous paradise in which even the wild Mexican parrots had no greater concern than "whether this new day which creeps slowly over the canyons is bluer or golder than its predecessors, or less so." Whether it impresses people as God's country or as the devil's playground, the Big Bend typically evokes strong responses from almost everyone who lives or visits there. In this anthology of nature writing, Barney Nelson gathers nearly sixty literary perspectives on the landscape and life of the Big Bend region, broadly defined as Trans-Pecos Texas and northern Chihuahua, Mexico. In addition to Leopold and Webb, the collection includes such well-known writers as Edward Abbey, Mary Austin, Roy Bedichek, and Frederick Olmsted, as well as a wide range of voices that includes explorers, trappers, cowboys, ranch wives, curanderos, college presidents, scientists, locals, tourists, historians, avisadores, and waitresses. Following a personal introduction by Barney Nelson, the pieces are grouped thematically to highlight the distinctive ways in which writers have responded to the Big Bend.



The devil s box

The devil s box Author Charles K. Wolfe
ISBN-10 IND:30000064955853
Release 1997-03
Pages 232
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A unique and illuminating overview of the traditions of Southern fiddling, covering the key performers and compositions that defined that genre during its golden age -- from the 1920s to the 1950s -- and that continue to influence popular music today."Wolfe's well-documented research compels the reader to salute the study of country music as a valid endeavor for scholarly contributions. Recommended". -- Library Journal



The Devil s Gardens

The Devil s Gardens Author Lydia Monin
ISBN-10 9781446443859
Release 2011-12-31
Pages 256
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'The image I have is a kid on a country lane on a Saturday afternoon herding his family cattle, meaning no harm to anybody and putting one step wrong. It's one thing to die in combat, it's one thing to die defending land, but it's another thing to die tending cattle on a Saturday afternoon and we want a world where that doesn't happen' - Michael Ignatieff During the twentieth century a landmine plague raged across the globe. It began on the battlefields of two world wars, it gathered momentum in Korea and Vietnam and then spread like wildfire throughout the developing world. The Devil's Gardens is the definitive story of the landmine. It is the story of the development and proliferation of a weapon of terror. It is also the story of suffering and devastation, and a worldwide crusade to put an end to the curse of landmines forever. The issues surrounding landmines and their continued use are controversial. Drawing on a wide range of distinguished interviewees and the authors' first-hand experiences in severely mine-affected countries, The Devil's Gardens look at all sides of the landmine story.



The Devils Wear Bauer Not Prada

The Devils Wear Bauer  Not Prada Author Martin Avery
ISBN-10 9780557049516
Release 2009-03-07
Pages 229
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The Unofficial Biography Of Hockey's #1 Bad BoyAnd âOne Of The Sexiest Men Aliveâ: Sean AverySean Avery, the Wings, Kings, Rangers, Stars, Hollywood, Vogue, People, Trash Talk, Hockey Villains, Bad Boys, Brawlers, Agitators, And Something New For The List Of Things You Canât Say On TV



The Devil s Workshop

The Devil s Workshop Author Alex Grecian
ISBN-10 9781101636398
Release 2014-05-20
Pages 400
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They thought he was gone, but they were wrong. Jack the Ripper is loose in London once more. Scotland Yard’s Murder Squad faces the most shocking case of its existence, in the extraordinary new historical thriller from the author of the acclaimed national bestsellers The Yard and The Black Country. London, 1890. A small group of the city’s elite, fed up with the murder rate, have made it their business to capture violent criminals and mete out their own terrible brand of retribution. Now they are taking it a step further: They have arranged for four murderers to escape from prison, and into the group’s hands. But the plan goes wrong. The killers elude them, and now it is up to Walter Day, Nevil Hammersmith, and the rest of Scotland Yard’s Murder Squad to hunt the convicts down before they can resume their bloody spree. But the Murder Squad may already be too late. The killers have retribution in mind, and one of them is heading straight toward a member of the Murder Squad, and his family. And that isn’t even the worst of it. During the escape, one of the killers has stumbled upon the location of another notorious murderer, one thought gone for good, but who is now prepared to join forces with them. And Saucy Jack has learned some new tricks while he’s been away.



Country Music Annual 2000

Country Music Annual 2000 Author Charles K. Wolfe
ISBN-10 9780813157177
Release 2015-01-13
Pages 224
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The swelling interest in popular music studies has far outpaced the outlets for publication. Country music, with its all-too-familiar stereotypes, has been particularly slow to gain scholarly acceptance. With the Country Music Annual, scholars, students, and even fans now have a outlet for the dissemination of research and ideas. Each volume of this new yearbook is devoted to all aspects of country music and is the only forum for series studies of the subject. Specific topics include old-time music, western swing, bluegrass, honky-tonk music, Cajun, instrumental music, Nashville sound era, new traditionalism, country rock, alternative country, Americana, modern folk, and contemporary Nashville, as well as biographical studies and interdisciplinary approaches to music, geography, gender, class, race, media, and culture. This inaugural edition defines country music in a broad sense and reflects the marvelous complexities of what has often been called a simple cultural form. The articles look at old-time music, Western swing, honky-tonk, Bluegrass, Cajun, country rock, and the many other incarnations country music has taken. Contributors explore country music in Hollywood and Nashville, humor, country's complex relationship with religion, music careers, sound mixing, and teaching country music in the classroom. Analysis of music, lyrics, and aesthetics stand alongside discussions of Minnie Pearl, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, Emmylou Harris, Shania Twain, and many more artists. Advisory Board: Bill C. Malone, Nolan Porterfield, Jimmie Rogers, Curtis Ellison, William K. McNeil, Wayne W. Daniel, Joli Jensen.



The Devil s River Country

The Devil s River Country Author George Morris
ISBN-10 OCLC:219926580
Release 194?
Pages 70
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The Devil s River Country has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Devil s River Country also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Devil s River Country book for free.



Walks in the Country Near London

Walks in the Country Near London Author Christopher Somerville
ISBN-10 1843301210
Release 2003-01
Pages 208
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Aimed at both overseas visitors and Londoners keen to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, this compact, easy-to-use guide describes in detail 25 country walks - all approximately an hour from Central London by train. The walks explore the treasures that lie just beyond the city's borders, from easy rambles through Little Chart Forstal's apple orchards and lush pastures in Kent to more exhilarating rambles along Sharpenhoe Clappers' untamed chalk escarpments in Bedfordshire. Christopher Somerville is the reader's personal guide, providing anecdotes as well as information on scenery and local history. The walks are illustrated with colour photographs and complete maps, and details are given of addresses, opening times and pubs and restaurants to visit on the way.



The Devil in Dc

The Devil in Dc Author Cheryl K. Chumley
ISBN-10 1944229108
Release 2016-03-15
Pages 272
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Government intrusion into our private lives is at an all-time high. With the"Obergefell v Hodges"case unelected judges have made law and overturned the will of the people. Bakers, photographers, and even CEOs are all being told what they can and cannot do. Prayer has been banned from public schools for over fifty years, but now even private restaurants are effectively banned from offering incentives to people who pray. This kind of intrusion by the federal government was never intended by the Founding Fathers and is absolutely outside the bounds granted by the US Constitution. The Founding Fathers themselves said our nation demanded a moral, educated, and principled populace to keep our elected officials in check and to keep our government and culture clean and free of degrading forces, and to maintain its republic roots. Without this, they warned, our country would crumble. Today we see what happens when unchecked, greedy, self-serving utopian politicians get the free run of Washington, DC. We end up with an overreaching federal government whose policies, while wrapped in philanthropic terms, are designed to control and suppress the masses. In"The Devil in DC"veteran journalist Cheryl K. Chumley warns of the progressive-socialist and atheist direction America has taken. In a step-by-step guide on what to do about it, Chumley not only explains the issues at hand but offers solutions to the issues: a crippling welfare and entitlement system that reduces the potential of the citizenry; an education system designed to appeal to the lowest performers rather than help all students rise to a higher standard; a broken immigration system that rewards and encourages illegal immigrants, limits the power of the border states, and makes devalues and endangers US citizens; a Federal Reserve that irresponsibly runs up debt by printing money to artificially prop up our economy (and in turn encourages record-level personal debt); and worst of all career partisan politicians who are more concerned with getting reelected and lining their own pockets than in doing what is right for their constituents. "The Devil in DC"is such an important book to read, explains former governor Mike Huckabee. It] takes the fight of patriotic Americans to an even higher level, appealing to Christians and those of faith to get in the ring, jump in the fight. And what I really like about this book is it then shows them just how to do it. "The Devil in DC"gives more than a dozen different ideas on how to turn back Big Government and in the spirit of what Founding Fathers envisioned reestablish that our rights our God-granted, not government-given."



All the Devils Are Here

All the Devils Are Here Author Bethany McLean
ISBN-10 9781101551059
Release 2011-08-30
Pages 416
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"Hell is empty, and all the devils are here." -Shakespeare, The Tempest As soon as the financial crisis erupted, the finger-pointing began. Should the blame fall on Wall Street, Main Street, or Pennsylvania Avenue? On greedy traders, misguided regulators, sleazy subprime companies, cowardly legislators, or clueless home buyers? According to Bethany McLean and Joe Nocera, two of America's most acclaimed business journalists, the real answer is all of the above-and more. Many devils helped bring hell to the economy. And the full story, in all of its complexity and detail, is like the legend of the blind men and the elephant. Almost everyone has missed the big picture. Almost no one has put all the pieces together. All the Devils Are Here goes back several decades to weave the hidden history of the financial crisis in a way no previous book has done. It explores the motivations of everyone from famous CEOs, cabinet secretaries, and politicians to anonymous lenders, borrowers, analysts, and Wall Street traders. It delves into the powerful American mythology of homeownership. And it proves that the crisis ultimately wasn't about finance at all; it was about human nature. Among the devils you'll meet in vivid detail: • Angelo Mozilo, the CEO of Countrywide, who dreamed of spreading homeownership to the masses, only to succumb to the peer pressure-and the outsized profits-of the sleaziest subprime lending. • Roland Arnall, a respected philanthropist and diplomat, who made his fortune building Ameriquest, a subprime lending empire that relied on blatantly deceptive lending practices. • Hank Greenberg, who built AIG into a Rube Goldberg contraption with an undeserved triple-A rating, and who ran it so tightly that he was the only one who knew where all the bodies were buried. • Stan O'Neal of Merrill Lynch, aloof and suspicious, who suffered from "Goldman envy" and drove a proud old firm into the ground by promoting cronies and pushing out his smartest lieutenants. • Lloyd Blankfein, who helped turn Goldman Sachs from a culture that famously put clients first to one that made clients secondary to its own bottom line. • Franklin Raines of Fannie Mae, who (like his predecessors) bullied regulators into submission and let his firm drift away from its original, noble mission. • Brian Clarkson of Moody's, who aggressively pushed to increase his rating agency's market share and stock price, at the cost of its integrity. • Alan Greenspan, the legendary maestro of the Federal Reserve, who ignored the evidence of a growing housing bubble and turned a blind eye to the lending practices that ultimately brought down Wall Street-and inflicted enormous pain on the country. Just as McLean's The Smartest Guys in the Room was hailed as the best Enron book on a crowded shelf, so will All the Devils Are Here be remembered for finally making sense of the meltdown and its consequences.



The Devil s Kiss

The Devil s Kiss Author William W. Johnstone
ISBN-10 9781616507770
Release 2015-04-28
Pages 448
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Black Wilder has waited a long, long time to come Whitfield. But he is no stranger to patience. A Year, ten years, a hundred years. Time has no meaning for him. He just waits until the moment is right and then emerges—silently and unmercifully. As night falls heavily on the small prairie town, red-rimmed eyes look out from tightly shut windows. An occasional snarl rips from once-human throats. Shadows play on dimly-lit streets, deepening the gloom of the alleys, bringing with the darkness and almost tangible aura of fear. For the time is now right in Whitfield. The Beasts are hungry, the Undead are awake, the putrid stench of evil hangs in the air---and the inhabitants of Whitfield are about to be touched by . . . THE DEVIL’S KISS



The Devil s Minister

The Devil s Minister Author Alistair Mair
ISBN-10 9781448211449
Release 2013-06-04
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Hugh Collins, a restless socio-anthropologist whose researches had taken him to many strange places, decided that the time had come to settle down in the northwest of Scotland, in the country he had known and loved as a boy. One night, on board ship off the African coast, a man died a very peculiar death. This death was unexplained then, and might have remained so, had his young cousin Bill never met the Minister's daughter. But this meeting, although it almost cost Bill his life, led to the discovery of many strange things in a community held silent by fear and superstition. In this book, the dramatic power of the story is tremendously heightened by the contrasting tranquillity and beauty of the Scottish scene, of which Alistair Mair writes with his customary skill and affection.



God s Own Country the Devil s Own Premier

 God s Own Country   the Devil s Own Premier Author C. Crowe
ISBN-10 OCLC:712024868
Release 1908
Pages 27
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