An American president who will do anything to win reelection...An Iranian leader who will stop at nothing to bring about apocalypse...An ancient evil, only waiting to be reborn....High in the Alborz Mountains of northwestern Iran, an archaeological team disappears. American citizens are among the missing...With the presidential election only months away, President Roger Hancock authorizes a covert CIA mission into the mountains of Iran. Their objective: rescue the archaeologists and uncover the truth.
Originally distributed as a self-published booklet, A Season in Hell by Arthur Rimbaud quickly established him to be the "first punk" and a visonary mentor to the Beat poets for both his recklessness and fiery poetry according to famous poet of the Beat Generation, Allen Ginsberg.
Please note: This is a summary and analysis of the book, not the original book. The Stranger, by Albert Camus, is a French philosophical novel written in the mid-1940s. In the novel, we are introduced to our narrator, Monsieur Meursault. Meursault is a French man living in Algiers and has just received word via telegram that his elderly mother has passed away. He notes that he has asked for two days of leave from his job, even though his boss is quite annoyed by this.
In Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an immortal beast re-emerges from time forgotten to confront the chief of police with a simple request: Help him back into society in exchange for his expertise with criminal investigations. However, before the creature has the opportunity to make his existence known to the world, he stumbles upon a murder, and must protect the only two witnesses, a single mother and her young son, from the murderer until the trial. Will his beast prevent him from showing the world that he's still human inside?
The Spy Who Masterminded the Largest Espionage Ring in USA History
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Many terms were bestowed upon the mysterious Fritz Duquesne throughout his colorful life, but perhaps the most fitting ever attributed to him was: "the most dangerous prisoner to have ever lived." But before this Boer warrior-turned-spy reached the heights of infamy that awarded him such acclaim, Fritz Joubert Duquesne lived a life of adventure that many people wouldn’t experience in a hundred lifetimes. From a young age, Fritz harboured a burning resentment toward the British army, stemming from the brutal treatment suffered by his family during the Anglo-Boer wars.
Whether you’re a sous-vide enthusiast seeking to add new recipes to your repertoire, or just getting into the technique, you will find how easy it is to make restaurant quality food in your very own home with the help of this cookbook.
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Life gives you the choice of love or money - rarely both. George Anderson, a farm boy from Illinois, wants it all. He seeks the other to secure both. His path to success includes the CIA, Colombian drug lords, and run-ins with some of the world's most powerful and secretive people. His drive to become rich is rooted in betrayal. How much is enough? Does money alone make a person rich? Does love have a role?
How to Get Rich is a fast-paced thriller over a deep and complex ocean of human desires.
Behind closed doors, the world's most powerful men make decisions that turn the tides of history. They go to extraordinary lengths to get what they want, even if that means betraying one of their own. Now, a secret half a century old has come back to haunt Max Harding, whose life is torn to pieces as he learns he is not at all who he thought he was. Backed by the resources of the CIA, he sets out to find the truth about what happened to his family.
Matt, a gambler from South Africa meets Julia, a gap-year honor student from England, and makes more money in one spin at the roulette table than anyone in history. He attributes his win to her. They fall in love, but life gets in the way. Set over three continents and four decades, this story of will, luck, fate, and hope is destined to remain with you long after you finish.
After the June Terror killed hundreds of thousands around the world, Jack Harding knew he had to disappear. Not wanting to risk flying from Europe, he takes the long trip across Russia by train, aiming to get back to the US by crossing the Bering Strait. Instead, he falls victim to a family of human traffickers, who submit him to months of unspeakable abuse.
In June of 2025, hundreds of planes simultaneously explode, killing hundreds of thousands in the largest coordinated attack in history. Security forces race to find the culprits as governments declare war on their unknown foe. The fourth book of the Man on the Run series is a gripping and fast-paced political thriller that questions both the structure of power in our society and the role of violence in creating a better world.
A neglected 12-year-old boy does nothing to report the death of his mother in order to compete in a spelling bee. A tragic coming-of-age tale of horror and drama in the setting of a hot New Orleans summer.
Elie Wiesel was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate, and Holocaust survivor. He was the author of 57 books, written mostly in French and English, including Night, a work based on his experiences as a prisoner in the Auschwitz and Buchenwald concentration camps. Along with writing, he was a professor of the humanities at Boston University, which created the Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies in his honor.
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By accident, CIA detective Warren Clog discovers a plot that makes no sense except to the parents of Jack, a young man in university. When the parents flee, Jack is drawn into a global conspiracy to save himself and his parents. At stake is nothing less than the stability of the free world.
When William Byrnes takes a teaching job at a private school in the Marais, he thinks he's escaping his sins. He sentences himself to winter afternoons under the vaulted ceilings of Notre Dame and to rice for dinner, while the City of Light goes unnoticed. Then the pretentious Monsieur Cygne gives him a list of French literature and the address of a bookstore, where he finds fellow expat Lucy Navarre, with the gray eyes of a goddess, a cheating husband, and a mysterious past.