Spaceship is directing to Mars with a man on board. A knife, 100 credits and no possibility to return back to Earth – that is all what he has. Gambler, cop, fighter, reporter and all these with prefix «ex» - that is Bruce Gordon. With him you will face a lot of blood and violence… but that is not the main theme of the book. Have you ever dreamed about terraforming of Mars? Now you have this chance with science fiction novel! Real man, captivating, fast-changing plot… all that will not let you put the book down till you read it to the end!
Prolegomena to the study of Greek religion is written by one of the founders of studying Greek religion and mythology Jane Ellen Harrison. In this research she makes a careful study of the festivities of ancient Greek religion with the goal to find out the roots and fundamentals of rituals and them being present in the classical religion and literature. The preface of this famous book states that J. G. Frazer has made a great contribution to her research and influenced as well the works of many other researches of religion. Our contemporary academics who examines ancient myths or rituals can say the same words about Jane Harrison. Her thoughts set in the Prolegomena have not lost their importance and innovation.
The story of Angela Murray and her sister Virginia follows the life of Angela, a light-skinned African American woman. She tries to enter a world of white people to escape the racism, even by changing her name, until she understands that crossing the racial barrier is not enough for her to realize her full potential. An American editor, poet, essayist of the first half of the 20th century, Jessie Redmond Fauset, focuses on a problem of color and privilege, without setting aside other aspects of the story, such as relationship between the two sisters and gender identity. A thoughtful, elegantly written book.
Plunkitt of Tammany Hall that was published in 1905 for the first time gives an insight to the political life with all its necessary elements. The book is recognized as exceptionally valuable for students as it introduces it to the conflicts, corruption, debates and controversy in the political life. The work also includes nine original documents with the help of which it is possible to imagine the complete pattern.
This is a classical book written by Lewis Foreman Day, revised and explained by Amor Fenn. The book is intended for readers wishing to gain skills in using patterns, prints, and textiles in architectural design. The information provided in the book is really valuable. It also includes more than 270 illustrations (among them 272 black-and-white pictures and 2 color pictures) which are examples of Japanese, Persian and Arabian architecture from ancient times to the modern world.
Silas has only himself to blame for sparking the plot of the third Septimus Heap installment. Unsealing a long-forgotten room in the palace, he accidentally unleashes the formerly inert spirit of malevolent old Queen Etheldredda. Five hundred years of downtime have not mellowed the scheming monarch; in fact, she's now eager to enact a devilish plan to make herself immortal and omnipotent. To neutralize her, Septimus and his allies must go into corrective overdrive. Plot surprises, engaging characters, and snappy wit.
The strong narrative voice belongs to Lee Fiora, who leaves South Bend, Ind., for Boston's prestigious Ault School and finds her sense of identity supremely challenged. Now, at 24, she recounts her years learning "everything I needed to know about attracting and alienating people." Sittenfeld neither indulges nor mocks teen angst, but hits it spot on: "I was terrified of unwittingly leaving behind a piece of scrap paper on which were written all my private desires and humiliations. The fact that no such scrap of paper existed... never decreased my fear
C 8WGPREFACEThe motive which prompted the author to prepare and publish Cost Accounting, was the desire to supply a demand for a text book on the part of the students in New York University School of Commerce, Accounts and Finance. In presenting it for public consideration it is desired to have clearly understood the fact that it is intended as a text book especially adapted to the needs of students, and is not intended as a general reference work.The supply of literature on the subject of cost accounting is increasing rapidly. The quality of such literature is of a high order. The fault to be found with it from the point of view of a teacher is that it is too highly specialized. The tendency on the part of authors on this subject is to select some particular industry or line of production and describe a particular system, attempting to make such typical of the entire subject.Most systems are accompanied by elaborate forms. In fact it may be said that many systems are nothing mAbout the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org