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Jacob: Unexpected Patriarch (Jewish Lives)
Prof. Yair Zakovitch

Yale University Press, 2012

A powerful hero of the Bible, Jacob is also one of its most complex figures. Bible stories recounting his life often expose his deception, lies, and greed—then, puzzlingly, attempt to justify them. In this book, eminent biblical scholar Yair Zakovitch presents a complete view of the patriarch, first examining Jacob and his life story as presented in the Bible, then also reconstructing the stories that the Bible writers suppressed—tales that ...


Defending Jacob: A Novel
William Landay

Delacorte Press, 2012

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe • Kansas City Star   “A legal thriller that’s comparable to classics such as Scott Turow’s Presumed Innocent . . . Tragic and shocking, Defending Jacob is sure to generate buzz.”—Associated Press   NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Andy Barber has been an assistant district attorney in his suburban Massachusetts county for more than ...


A Lancaster Amish Life for Jacob: Trials & Tribulations (The Lancaster Amish Home for Jacob Series)

Global Grafx Press, 2014

NEW RELEASE IN AMAZON BESTSELLING AMISH FICTION SERIES! Special Limited Time Discount Price - Will Soon Be Increased! When orphaned teen Jacob Marshall makes a terrible mistake, will he survive nature's wrath and truly find his place with the Amish of Lancaster County? Just when orphaned Philadelphia teen Jacob Marshall thinks he's settled into a new life with his Amish family in Lancaster County, things go horribly wrong. Plagued by self ...


Jacob's Eye Patch
Beth Kobliner Shaw, Jacob Shaw

Simon & Schuster, 2013

Being different can be hard. This funny, spirited story—written by bestselling author of Get a Financial Life Beth Kobliner Shaw with her son Jacob, and illustrated by award-winning picture book artist Jules Feiffer—encourages young readers to embrace the thing that makes them unique... Jacob is in a hurry—a really big hurry—to get to the store to buy a special toy. There's only one left, and if he doesn't get to it soon, he'll ...


Generation Dead, 2014

These dark and rambling tales journey through the in-cohesiveness of life and death, death and life, and the madness in between.


Jacob's New Dress
Sarah Hoffman, Ian Hoffman

Albert Whitman & Company, 2014

Jacob loves playing dress-up, when he can be anything he wants to be. Some kids at school say he can't wear "girl" clothes, but Jacob wants to wear a dress to school. Can he convince his parents to let him wear what he wants? This heartwarming story speaks to the unique challenges faced by boys who don't identify with traditional gender roles.


Jacob: The Nightwalkers
Jacquelyn Frank

Zebra, 2011

Since time began, there have been Nightwalkers—the races of the night who live in the shadows of the moonlight. Love with humans is absolutely forbidden, and one man makes certain to uphold this ancient law: Jacob, the Enforcer. For 700 years, he has resisted temptation. But not tonight... Jacob knows the excuses his people give when the madness overtakes them and they fall prey to their lust for humans. He's heard every one and still ...


The Silver Lining: A Supportive and Insightful Guide to Breast Cancer
Hollye Jacobs RN MS MSW, Elizabeth Messina

Atria Books, 2014

As a healthy, happy thirty-nine-year-old mother with no family history of breast cancer, being diagnosed with the disease rocked Hollye Jacobs’s world. Having worked as a nurse, social worker, and child development specialist for fifteen years, she suddenly found herself in the position of moving into the hospital bed. She was trained as a clinician to heal. In her role as patient, the healing process became personal. Exquisitely illustrated ...


Jacob's Oath: A Novel
Martin Fletcher

Thomas Dunne Books, 2013

As World War II winds to a close, Europe's roads are clogged with twenty million exhausted refugees walking home. Among them are Jacob and Sarah, lonely Holocaust survivors who meet in Heidelberg. But Jacob is consumed with hatred and cannot rest until he has killed his brother’s murderer, a concentration camp guard nicknamed "The Rat." Now he must choose between revenge and love, between avenging the past and building a future. Martin ...


Jacobs Field: History and Tradition at The Jake (Sports)
Vince McKee

The History Press, 2014

The sports landscape changed in the spring of 1994 when the Cleveland Indians moved into their new stadium at the corner of Carnegie and Ontario. No longer the joke of the league, The Jake made them the jewel of baseball and helped revitalize a city and a fan base. For the first time ever, these interviews and stories from the players, managers and front office personnel give the inside scoop on what happened on the field, in the dugout and ...


Keto Living: How to Feel Good, Lose Weight, and Be Healthier for Life! (Health, Dieting, Low Carb)

Ultimate Lifestyle Publishing, 2014

Learn to lose weight the fun and easy way! Today only, get this new Amazon kindle e-book for just $0.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. You’re about to discover how to use the effective strategies and tips in this book to learn to create a healthier you. This diet has the power to change your life! It is proven that the ketogenic diet can help prevent and treat a wide array of ...


Worth The Drive (The Worth Series Book 2: A Copper Country Romance)

Copper Country Press LLC, 2013

Book 2 in The Worth Series. All Katie ever wanted was a baby. Be careful what you wish for. Katie Lipton is the town beauty, but that never got her what she wanted most--a baby. And, oh yeah, a faithful husband would have been nice, too. Reeling from her husband's cheating and desertion, Katie embarks on a one-night fling with professional golfer Darío Luna. Never could she have imagined that one night with Darío would give her something ...


English Fairy Tales

Public Domain Books, 2005

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


A Lancaster Amish Prayer for Jacob: A Lancaster Amish Home Series (Lancaster Amish Home for Jacob Series)

Global Grafx Press, 2014

NEW RELEASE FROM AMAZON BESTSELLING AUTHOR -- MUST READ FOR AMISH FICTION LOVERS! Will orphaned teen Jacob Marshall overcome his troubled past and find love and acceptance in Lancaster County? Abandoned Philadelphia teen Jacob Marshall continues to struggle to find his place in the Old Order Amish community in Lancaster County but with caring and love of Thomas and Dorothy Mast, he begins to relax into his new home and routine. Just as he ...


Worth The Fall (The Worth Series Book 3: A Copper Country Romance)

Copper Country Press LLC, 2013

From New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Mara Jacobs Book Three in the Worth contemporary romance series. Alison is way too smart to be this dumb about a guy. Alison Jukuri is the smart one. But it hasn't seemed to help her much in her relationships with men. And now she's on the verge of making one, big stupid move. Again. Petey Ryan has spent his life hitting and being hit as a defenseman in the NHL. But now he's ...


Fool and the Dragonox: A Prequel to A Tale of Light and Shadow

Shadow Mountain, 2014

Enter Atolas, a world where swords and daggers both extend life and end it, where magic is feared by all but a few, and where feuds and friendships influence kingdoms and courtships. In The Fool and the Dragonox, a prequel to A Tale of Light and Shadow, we meet Henry Vestin, his best friend Ruther, his sister, Maggie, and the love of his young life, Isabelle Oslan, as they begin an adventure that will help define their ongoing friendship.


Almond Oil for Health and Beauty Discover the Various Health, Beauty and Culinary Secrets of This Vitamin ..., 2014

Almond Oil for Health and Beauty: Discover the Various Health, Beauty and Culinary Secrets of This Vitamin Rich Oil Almond contains 44% of oil, which is rich in nutrients and this is the reason why it has been used for ages for various purposes. Normally when we think of oils, we think of cooking. But that’s not the case with almond oil. Besides cooking, it is used for a lot of other purposes which we will further discuss in this e-Book. ...


Jacob & Rex (My Best Friend & Me)
Annelien Wehrmeijer

Barron's Educational Series, 2014

Vivid retro-style design ensures that the adorable My Best Friend & Me board books are great to look at, but it's the special added feature that really makes them stand out. Each one includes a super-cute animal finger puppet that interacts with every page! Children will want to hear the story of Jacob and his dinosaur Rex over and over again as the two friends discover a secret cave. And little ones will be thrilled as the friendly plush ...


Coconut Oil Beauty Secrets You Wish You Knew, 2014

“Coconut Oil Beauty Secrets” – At a Glance We are always looking for one stop beauty solutions. Products that will make us look younger and healthier. We throw loads of money in salons in spas trying to get the best possible look because seriously, who doesn’t want to look good? But what if we were to tell you that you can save all that precious hard earned money because there is something in your kitchen right now that can help you ...


The Death and Life of Great American Cities
Jane Jacobs

Vintage, 1992

A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the standard against which all endeavors in that field are measured. In prose of outstanding immediacy, Jane Jacobs writes about what makes streets safe or unsafe; about what constitutes a ...



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