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The Terminal Experiment
Robert J. Sawyer

Ace, 2011

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.


The Terminal Man
Michael Crichton

Vintage, 2014

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 ...


Oxford American Handbook of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (Oxford American Handbooks of Medicine (Quality ...

Oxford University Press, 2011

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 ...


Great American Train Stations : Classic Terminals and Depots
Hans Halberstadt, April Halberstadt

Barnes & Noble Books, 1997

This book, by Hans and April Halberstadt, has the color photos from small to large of classic terminals and depots. Explanations of the railroad architecture in America. Features the all American Style: The Santa Fe, and the Union terminals. Nevada Northern, suspended in time. For the train inthuist the mecanical side of railroading, roundhouses and engine shops. And the beat goes on!


Terminal City
Linda Fairstein

Dutton Adult, 2014

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 City—its 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 corners—and sometimes in the city’s most popular landmarks. In Terminal City , ...


Terminal Town: An Illustrated Guide to Chicago's Airports, Bus Depots, Train Stations, and Steamship ...
Joseph P Schwieterman

Lake Forest College Press, 2014

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 ...


Classic American Railroad Terminals
Kevin J. Holland

MBI, 2001

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 Freeze
Lincoln Child

Anchor, 2012

In this riveting, high-octane thriller from Lincoln Child, an ancient creature is inadvertently released to wreak havoc on the inhabitants of a desolate arctic landscape.   Alaska's Federal Wilderness 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 there, Marshall and ...


Terminal White (Outlanders)

Gold Eagle, 2015

Enduring Struggle The Cerberus rebels remain vigilant, defending mankind's sovereignty against the alien forces conspiring to gain control of the planet. Now a dark and deadly intelligence plots to eradicate what it means to be human: free will. Snow Blind In the northern wilderness, behind an artificial curtain of winter, the legacy of the deposed god kings lives on. An experimental testing ground—where computers have replaced ...


Terminal Man

Vintage, 2012

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 Identity: The Virtual Subject in Postmodern Science Fiction
Scott Bukatman

Duke University Press Books, 1993

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 ...


Terminal Justice (The Barringston Relief Chronicles, Book 1)
Alton L. Gansky

Thorndike Press, 2002

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 ...


Terminal Island
Walter Greatshell

Night Shade Books, 2012

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 ...


Terminal Velocity
Blanche Mccrary Boyd

Vintage, 1998

"In 1970 I realized that the Sixties were passing me by. I had never even smoked a joint, or slept with anyone besides my husband. A year later I had left Nicky, changed my name from Ellen to Rain, and moved to a radical lesbian commune in California named Red Moon Rising, where I was playing the Ten of Hearts in an outdoor production of Alice in Wonderland when two FBI agents arrived to arrest the Red Queen . . ." So begins Blanche McCrary ...


And a Time to Die: How American Hospitals Shape the End of Life
Sharon R. Kaufman

University Of Chicago Press, 2006

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 ...


Terminal Event: A Novel
James Thayer

Pocket, 2001

When Joe Durant gets news of an airplane crash outside Seattle, a "terminal event" with no survivors, the distressed former National Transportation Safety Board investigator rushes to the site -- his wife was one of the passengers. Desperate to find answers for his devastated fifteen-year-old daughter, his hunt for clues becomes obsessive. But while he meticulously wades through the wreckage and collects evidence pointing to sabotage, higher ...


Brian Keene

Spectra, 2005

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 Zone (Executioner)
Don Pendleton

Gold Eagle, 2005

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Terminal Visions
Richard Paul Russo

Golden Gryphon Press, 2000

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 tales—“More 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 examined—on Earth in “Cities in Dust,” in space in “The ...


The Terminal Tower Complex (Cleveland Landmarks Ser)
Jim Toman

Cleveland Landmarks Pr, 1980

Book by Toman, Jim



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