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Divided (Shattered Worlds Book 1)
Natalie Davidian, 2014
Divided is the first book from the 'Shattered Worlds' series. The fate of the four worlds reuniting rests in the hands of five unaware chosen ones. None of them aware of what lies ahead. Will they figure out what they need to do in order to fulfil the prophecy in time? Or will it be too late?
Divided: The Perils of Our Growing Inequality
New Press, The
The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of the super–rich. The Occupy movement made the plight of the 99 percent an indelible part of the public consciousness, and concerns about inequality were a decisive factor in the 2012 presidential elections. How bad is it? According to ...
Calis Tsrali has been absent from Telandus for five years. He bears no excitement in returning to his broken land and family. With the impending war with Cathalar, his father will be pushing him towards new duties and probably marriage. Upon his return, though, he finds himself fascinated with the new vigilante causing his brother fits. Taeru Lassau was the crown prince of Cathalar. The last thing he wanted was a war. Tensions have ...
The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt has done the seemingly impossible—challenged conventional thinking about morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum. Drawing on his twenty five years of groundbreaking research on moral psychology, he shows how moral judgments arise not from reason but from gut feelings. He shows why liberals, ...
Divided (Dualed Sequel)
Random House Books for Young Readers
The hunter becomes the hunted . . . . West Grayer is done killing. She defeated her Alternate, a twin raised by another family, and proved she’s worthy of a future. She’s ready to move on with her life. The Board has other plans. They want her to kill one last time, and offer her a deal worth killing for. But when West recognizes her target as a ghost from her past, she realizes she’s in over her head. The Board is lying, ...
The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap
Spiegel & Grau
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery: Poverty goes up. Crime goes down. The prison population doubles. Fraud by the rich wipes out 40 percent of the world’s wealth. The rich get massively richer. No one goes to jail. In search of a solution, journalist Matt Taibbi discovered the ...
Divided: Brides of the Kindred 10
Evangeline Anderson Books, 2014
This is a SUPER PLUS LENGTH NOVEL--162,000 words long One girl who was supposed to be a nun Two hot twin warriors separated at birth Both of them want her But neither one can have her alone. Because with Twin Kindred, it takes two... How does a girl who's about to take her vows as a nun wind up with two hot warriors to pick from? That's Becca Malone's problem. After eating a piece of bonding fruit cake, she wound up with Far and ...
Divided (Volume 5)
Rachel Humphrey - D'aigle
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Truth can hurt, but secrets can kill... “His father looked down at him with greedy eyes, lunging forward, and in one fluid motion plunged the dagger deeply and directly into his son's immortal heart.” - Book Five in the Fated Saga. When the truths you have believed all your life turn out to be lies… When you are betrayed by the very people that have sworn to protect you… When you discover your life is no longer your own… What would you ...
The Divided Mind: The Epidemic of Mindbody Disorders
John E. Sarno
The book that will change the way we think about health and illness, The Divided Mind is the crowning achievement of Dr. John E. Sarno's distinguished career as a groundbreaking medical pioneer, going beyond pain to address the entire spectrum of psychosomatic (mindbody) disorders. The interaction between the generally reasonable, rational, ethical, moral conscious mind and the repressed feelings of emotional pain, hurt, sadness, and anger ...
PLEASE UPDATE YOUR COPY OF DIVIDED. CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE. ***Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.*** Alani LaBelle has it all. A great job, amazing friends, and a loving fiancé. Traveling to Las Vegas for her bachelorette party, she never expects to come across someone who rocks her world the way Ryan Kraft does. Though they only share a few hours together, the connection ...
Leashing the Dogs of War: Conflict Management in a Divided World
United States Institute of Peace
The definitive volume on the sources of contemporary conflict and the array of possible responses to it.
The Divided Self: An Existential Study in Sanity and Madness (Penguin Psychology)
R. D. Laing
Dr. Laing's first purpose is to make madness and the process of going mad comprehensible. In this, with case studies of schizophrenic patients, he succeeds brilliantly, but he does more: through a vision of sanity and madness as 'degrees of conjunction and disjunction between two persons where the one is sane by common consent' he offers a rich existential analysis of personal alienation. The outsider, estranged from himself and society, ...
Divided Minds: Twin Sisters and Their Journey Through Schizophrenia
Pamela Spiro Wagner
St. Martin's Griffin
Growing up in the fifties, Carolyn Spiro was always in the shadow of her more intellectually dominant and social outgoing twin, Pamela. But as the twins approached adolescence, Pamela began to succumb to schizophrenia, hearing disembodied voices and eventually suffering many breakdowns and hospitalizations. Divided Minds is a dual memoir of identical twins, one of whom faces a life sentence of schizophrenia, and the other who becomes a ...
The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
Yale University Press
In a book of unprecedented scope--now available in a larger format—Iain McGilchrist presents a fascinating exploration of the differences between the brain’s left and right hemispheres, and how those differences have affected society, history, and culture. McGilchrist draws on a vast body of recent research in neuroscience and psychology to reveal that the difference is profound: the left hemisphere is detail oriented, while the right has ...
David: The Divided Heart (Jewish Lives)
Yale University Press
Of all the figures in the Bible, David arguably stands out as the most perplexing and enigmatic. He was many things: a warrior who subdued Goliath and the Philistines; a king who united a nation; a poet who created beautiful, sensitive verse; a loyal servant of God who proposed the great Temple and founded the Messianic line; a schemer, deceiver, and adulterer who freely indulged his very human appetites. David Wolpe, whom Newsweek ...
The Divided Mind of the Black Church: Theology, Piety, and Public Witness
Raphael G. Warnock
What is the true nature and mission of the church? Is its proper Christian purpose to save souls, or to transform the social order? This question is especially fraught when the church is one built by an enslaved people and formed, from its beginning, at the center of an oppressed community’s fight for personhood and freedom. Such is the central tension in the identity and mission of the black church in the United States. For decades the ...
Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies
John Paul Lederach
United States Institute of Peace
A major work from a seminal figure in the field of conflict resolution, Building Peace is John Paul Lederach's definitive statement on peacebuilding. Marrying wisdom, insight, and passion, Lederach explains why we need to move beyond "traditional" diplomacy, which often emphasizes top-level leaders and short-term objectives, toward a holistic approach that stresses the multiplicity of peacemakers, long-term perspectives, and the need to create ...
Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America
Michael O. Emerson
Oxford University Press
Through a nationwide telephone survey of 2,000 people and an additional 200 face-to-face interviews, Michael O. Emerson and Christian Smith probed the grassroots of white evangelical America. They found that despite recent efforts by the movement's leaders to address the problem of racial discrimination, evangelicals themselves seem to be preserving America's racial chasm. In fact, most white evangelicals see no systematic discrimination against ...
America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s
Oxford University Press
America Divided: The Civil War of the 1960s , Fourth Edition, is the definitive interpretive survey of the political, social, and cultural history of 1960s America. Written by two top experts on the era-Maurice Isserman, a scholar of the Left, and Michael Kazin, a specialist in Right-wing politics and culture-this book provides a compelling tale of this tumultuous era filled with fresh and persuasive insights. For the fourth edition the authors ...
Divided in Death
J. D. Robb
The first hardcover in the series-now in paperback. The novel that brings it all together...
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