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With her newest Alexandra Cooper novel, Terminal City , New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein delivers another breakneck thriller that captures the essence of New York Cityits glamour, its possibilities, and its endless capacity for darkness. Linda Fairstein is well-known for illuminating the dark histories in many of New York’s forgotten cornersand sometimes in the city’s most popular landmarks. In Terminal City , ...
From award-winning author Brian Keene comes a darkly suspenseful tale of crime and the common man–with a surprising jolt of the supernatural… Tommy O’Brien once hoped to leave his run-down industrial hometown. But marriage and fatherhood have kept him running in place, working a job that doesn’t even pay the bills. And now he seems fated to stay for the rest of his life. Tommy’s just learned he’s going to die young–and soon. But ...
Terminal Identity: The Virtual Subject in Postmodern Science Fiction
Duke University Press Books
Scott Bukatman's Terminal Identity —referring to both the site of the termination of the conventional "subject" and the birth of a new subjectivity constructed at the computer terminal or television screen--puts to rest any lingering doubts of the significance of science fiction in contemporary cultural studies. Demonstrating a comprehensive knowledge, both of the history of science fiction narrative from its earliest origins, and of cultural ...
The Terminal Man (Vintage)
Classic American Railroad Terminals
Kevin J. Holland
A coast-to-coast tour of the nation's greatest railroad stops! "Classic American Railroad Terminals" delivers some of America's great terminals, past and present. Illustrated with archival black-and-white photos, archival color shots, and new color photos, this book is worthy of your attention as a railroad enthusiast! Offers footage from New York's Grand Central Terminal, Pennsylvania Station, Washington D.C.'s Union Station, Chicago's Union ...
Terminal Town: An Illustrated Guide to Chicago's Airports, Bus Depots, Train Stations, and Steamship ...
Joseph P Schwieterman
Lake Forest College Press
Whether by road, rail, water, or sky . . . people come to Chicago. In droves. In waves of migration and immigration. For work and for play. But how do they get to Chicago? Terminal Town answers this question with a fast-moving history of Chicago’s many passenger transportation terminals. These have, for generations, served as defining features of the city’s cosmopolitan character. Showcasing great icons of transportation, including ...
A breathtaking discovery at the top of the world… A terrifying collision of modern science and Native American legend… The electrifying new thriller from bestselling author Lincoln Child. Alaska's Federal Wildlife Zone is one of the most dangerous and inhospitable places on Earth. For paleoecologist Evan Marshall, an expedition to the Zone offers an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study the mounting effects of climate change. But once ...
From the bestselling author of Jurassic Park , Timeline , and Sphere comes a neurological thriller about the dangers of cutting-edge medical experimentation. Harry Benson suffers from violent seizures. So violent that he often blackouts when they take hold. Shortly after severely beating two men during an episode, the police escort Benson to a Los Angeles hospital for treatment. There, Dr. Roger McPherson, head of the prestigious ...
Terminal Life: A Suited Hero Novel
Luke Stark, a Special Forces veteran, returns home from his second tour in Afghanistan to learn that his wife has been mysteriously murdered and his son has disappeared. These tragedies, in addition to suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, push him over the edge. He has also been diagnosed with an incipient form of cancer, but he forgoes treatment, a decision that is akin to a slow suicide. Although he languishes in a shelter, he wears ...
Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine (Quality ...
Oxford University Press
This handbook provides an easily navigable source of information about the day-to-day management of patients requiring palliative and hospice care. Succinct, evidence-based, topically focused content is supplemented by extensive tables and algorithms. The table of contents and balance of coverage follows the core curriculum of the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, thus meeting the educational and clinical information needs of ...
TERMINAL ROAD (Traveler #8)
Terminal Justice (The Barringston Relief Chronicles, Book 1)
Alton L. Gansky
HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO SAVE THOUSANDS OF LIVES? WOULD YOU BREAK THE LAW? LIE, CHEAT, STEAL? WOULD YOU KILL? After an event that shattered his world, David O’Neal courageously sets out to rebuild his life as a speech writer for Barringston Relief’s wealthy and powerful founder–a man committed to bringing food, medicine, and help to thousands around the world. A man capable of great compassion…and tremendous fury. Then suddenly, David ...
Tyndale House Publishers
In Terminal Mercy Dr. Jordan Keyes fights to save his patients, his career, and his own life as he becomes entangled in a web of deceit, genetic testing, and murder. Jordan must also fight the forces within himself to become the husband his wife deserves in order to save his marriage. This contemporary medical thriller by best-selling author Ed Stewart delivers a fast-paced plot with compelling characters struggling with real intimacy issues.
And a Time to Die: How American Hospitals Shape the End of Life
Sharon R. Kaufman
University Of Chicago Press
Over the past thirty years, the way Americans experience death has been dramatically altered. The advent of medical technology capable of sustaining life without restoring health has changed where, when, and how we die. In this revelatory study, medical anthropologist Sharon R. Kaufman examines the powerful center of those changes: the hospital, where most Americans die today. She deftly links the experiences of patients and families, the work ...
The Terminal Tower Complex (Cleveland Landmarks Ser)
Cleveland Landmarks Pr
Book by Toman, Jim
The Terminal Experiment
Robert J. Sawyer
Dr. Peter Hobson has created three electronic simulations of his own personality. But they all have escaped from Hobson's computer into the web-and one of them is a killer.
Night Shade Books
As a child, Henry Cadmus lived on Catalina Island, a scenic vacationland off the Southern California coast. But Henry's experiences were far from idyllic. Today, even though Henry has seen firsthand the horrors of war, the ghastly images that haunt his dreams are ones he associates with his childhood... and the island: a snarling pig-man holding a cleaver; a jackal-headed woman on a high balcony, dripping blood; strange occult rituals... and ...
The Terminal Classic in the Maya Lowlands: Collapse, Transition, and Transformation
University Press of Colorado
The Terminal Classic in the Maya Lowlands revisits one of the great problems in Mayan archaeology - the apparent collapse of Classic Maya civilization from roughly A.D. 830 to 950. During this period the Maya abandoned their power centers in the southern lowlands and rather abruptly ceased the distinctive cultural practices that marked their apogee in the Classic period. Archaeological fieldwork during the past three decades, however, has ...
Richard Paul Russo
Golden Gryphon Press
Richard Paul Russo is known for his dark and sinister views of the future and the human spirit. In his first collection of short fiction, Russo presents a wide variety of talesMore Than Night” and In the Season of the Rains,” tales of gritty alien encounters, and the ultimate road story, Just Drive, She Said.” In other stories, the hopelessness of the human condition is examinedon Earth in Cities in Dust,” in space in The ...
Terminal Guidance (Stony Man)
U.S. intelligence agencies are picking up chatter about something big coming their way. A series of calculated executions of undercover intelligence personnel in Washington, London and Pakistan convinces the Oval Office that this is the attack the world has feared. The Stony Man teams deploy to the hot spots, fighting to connect the dots in a plot to blow dirty bombs in Boston and Peshawar. And every minute counts as the warriors seek to smash a ...
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