books about: demarco
Raven's Wing Books
Sara Morgan sees herself as an outcast with no hope of a normal life. Her best friend is her horse, and her only dream is to ride at Rolex, the most prestigious equestrian event in the United States. Reaching her goal would be difficult enough if she were normal, but twenty-five-year-old Sara is anything but. Sheâ€™s been in a mental hospital, she hears voices in her head, and she has no memory of mowing down her abusive ex-husband with a ...
Rapid Development: Taming Wild Software Schedules
Corporate and commercial software-development teams all want solutions for one important problem—how to get their high-pressure development schedules under control. In RAPID DEVELOPMENT, author Steve McConnell addresses that concern head-on with overall strategies, specific best practices, and valuable tips that help shrink and control development schedules and keep projects moving. Inside, you’ll find: A rapid-development strategy that ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
From the creator of Thuglit.com--DIRTY WORDS The first collection from award-winning short story writer, Todd Robinson. Featuring: SO LONG JOHNNIE SCUMBAG—selected for The Year's Best Writing 2003 by Writer's Digest. The Derringer Award nominated short, ROSES AT HIS FEET THE LONG COUNT—selected as a Notable Story of the Year in Best American Mystery Stories 2005. PLUS eight more tales of in-your-face crime fiction.
The Origin of Organized Crime in America: The New York City Mafia, 1891-1931 (Routledge Advances in American ...
While the later history of the New York Mafia has received extensive attention, what has been conspicuously absent until now is an accurate and conversant review of the formative years of Mafia organizational growth. David Critchley examines the Mafia recruitment process, relations with Mafias in Sicily, the role of non-Sicilians in New York’s organized crime Families, kinship connections, the Black Hand, the impact of Prohibition, and ...
The Healing Journey of my Bodacious Ta Ta's: Healed by Grace and on a Budget
When Venus DeMarco was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2009, she did what anyone would do. She saw specialists, got second opinions, and began weighing her options for a path to recovery. But unlike most, her decision did not include surgery, burning, or poison. Rather, it took her on an international journey to self-discovery, where she learned to heal not only her body but also her mind and spirit. The Healing Journey of My Bodacious Ta Tas ...
Bleeder: A Mystery
John J. Desjarlais
Chisel and Cross Books from Sophia Institute Press
When classics professor Reed Stubblefield is disabled in a school shooting, he retreats to a rural Illinois cabin to recover and to write a book on Aristotle in peace. Oddly, in the chill of early March, the campgrounds and motels of tiny River Falls are filled with the ill and infirm -- all seeking the healing touch of the town's new parish priest, reputed to be a stigmatic. Skeptical about religion since his wife's death from leukemia, Reed is ...
Devotions for the God Girl: A 365-Day Journey
What does it mean to be a girl who follows God? That's the question bestselling author and teen mentor Hayley DiMarco helped teens answer in the bestseller God Girl . And now in this 365-day devotional, she guides girls ages 14-18 on a daily journey of learning more about who God is and who he created them to be. Each one-page devo contains a scripture verse of the day along with a brief reflection that unpacks spiritual truths about becoming ...
Child of the Hunt (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
Simon Spotlight Entertainment
EVIL THINGS COME IN SMALL PACKAGES Jousting contests, human chess matches, lords and ladies and beggars... a traveling Renaissance fair has come to Sunnydale. The fair may seem terminally uncool, but Buffy and her friends are charmed anyway. Especially by a sad-eyed boy named Roland, who serves as the court jester. Unfortunately, the people from the fair are not the only visitors in Sunnydale. Roaming the countryside are nasty little creatures ...
Slow Coming Dark: A Novel of the Age of Clinton
H. A. Covington
Matt Redmond is a tough and honest cop. He retired from the DEA when he could no longer stomach the politics and the corruption of Federal law enforcement, and returned to his native North Carolina to start a second career as a detective for the State Bureau of Investigation. Now he has a new wife, an adopted daughter, a cheese-hungry cat, and a satisfying life of love and stability after many turbulent years of violence and intrigue. But his ...
The DeMarco Factor: Transforming Public Will into Political Power
Vanderbilt University Press
Vinny DeMarco might be a latter-day Don Quixote except that he tilts his lance at real obstacles to social justice: lobby-locked state legislatures and Congress, stonewalling the public will. And he makes impossible dreams come true. In twenty years of organizing campaigns in Maryland, he has led successful efforts to pass gun control laws (against National Rifle Association opposition), to hike cigarette taxes to prevent youth smoking, and to ...
Corporate Finance plus MyFinanceLab Student Access Kit
Using the unifying framework based on the Law of One Price, top researchers Jonathan Berk and Peter DeMarzo set the new standard for corporate finance textbooks. Corporate Finance blends coverage of time-tested principles and the latest advancements with the practical perspective of the financial manager. With this ideal melding of the core with modern topics, innovation with proven pedagogy, Berk and DeMarzo establish the new canon in ...
Bigfoot: Encounters Past To Present
Steven DeMarco & Daniel Perez, 2012
Bigfoot: Encounters Past To Present is an absolute must read for the young adult wanting more information on Bigfoot from an unbiased source. It starts with the famous 1884 case of Jacko from British Columiba and moves through over 100 year to the present with another fascinating case, a witness sees a Bigfoot near McMinnville, Oregon. Some cases presented in this work are well known while others are barely known to a few. Profusely illustrated ...
Telling Stories: A Short Path to Writing Better Software Requirements
From System Designers to Top Management, Everyone loves a good story Once upon a time, it was well understood that stories teach better than plain facts. Why then are most software requirements documents a baffling hodge-podge of diagrams, data dictionaries, and bullet points, held together by little more than a name and a staple? Telling Stories teaches you to combine proven standards of requirements analysis with the most ancient and ...
Peopleware : Productive Projects and Teams
NY: Dorset House Publishing
Peopleware asserts that most software development projects fail because of failures within the team running them. This strikingly clear, direct book is written for software development-team leaders and managers, but it's filled with enough commonsense wisdom to appeal to anyone working in technology. Authors Tom DeMarco and Timothy Lister include plenty of illustrative, often amusing anecdotes; their writing is light, conversational, and filled ...
Babe in the Woods: A Novel
"We've all heard of mystery schools, places where people can go to further their psychic and spiritual development. As it happens, I have been fortunate enough to attend a sort of modern American shorthand version of such a mystery school, namely a series of week-long courses at The Monroe Institute. (A week is not a lot of time, but in the right circumstances it can be enough time to get you the tools you need. Then you spend the rest of your ...
God Girl: Becoming the Woman You're Meant to Be
Music, sports, entertainment, and politics--from Hollywood to Washington there are prominent women making a mark on the world today. And a media-rich society chronicles their every move for fans to follow. But what does it mean to be a girl who follows God and not just the latest popular public figures? In God Girl, bestselling author and teen mentor Hayley DiMarco will help girls make sense of it all as she points them to who they are, who they ...
Running from the Joneses
Limitied Edition of 5000 copies.Signed
Kindle Books, 2011
Married, disillusioned advertising wordsmith Jacob is on the verge of an affair with his married neighbor, Julia. At the height of their verbal seduction she suddenly attempts suicide, plunging Jacob into a full-day's journey from self-absorption to self-awareness as the future of two families hangs in the balance. Gwen, Julia’s battle-hardened but spiritually mature nurse, opens Jacob’s eyes to his lack of self-awareness, while a burly yet ...
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pine Hill had always been a sleepy town in the foothills of the Appalachians until mill owner Jed Norton dies in his girlfriend's bed. At first it looks like a heart attack, but an autopsy reveals something far more shocking. Jack Monahan, a New York reporter who's trying to start a new life in Georgia, finds himself in the middle of the most terrifying murder plot in his career. More people die. A drug-crazed stalker has him in his crosshairs. ...
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