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Author : Sulari Gentill
Publisher : Sourcebooks, Inc.
Release : 2017-08-01
Page : 288
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1464209170
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2018 Winner of the Ned Kelly Awards for Best Crime Fiction "As one for whom certain story lines and characters have become as real as life itself, Crossing the Lines was a pure delight, a swift yet psychologically complex read, cleverly conceived and brilliantly executed." -Dean Koontz, New York Times bestselling author Sulari Gentill, author of the 1930s Rowland Sinclair Mysteries, jumps to the post-modern in Crossing the Lines. A successful writer, Madeleine, creates a character, Edward, and begins to imagine his life. He, too, is an author. Edward is in love with a woman, Willow, who's married to a man Edward loathes, and who loathes him, but he and Willow stay close friends. She's an artist. As Madeleine develops the plot, Edward attends a gallery show where a scummy critic is flung down a flight of fire stairs...murdered. Madeleine, still stressed from her miscarriages and grieving her inability to have a child, grows more and more enamored of Edward, spending more and more time with him and the progress of the investigation and less with her physician husband, Hugh, who in turn may be developing secrets of his own. As Madeline engages more with Edward, he begins to engage back. A crisis comes when Madeleine chooses the killer in Edward's story and Hugh begins to question her immersion in her novel. Yet Crossing the Lines is not about collecting clues and solving crimes. Rather it's about the process of creation, a gradual undermining of the authority of the author as the act of writing spirals away and merges with the story being told, a self-referring narrative crossing over boundaries leaving in question who to trust, and who and what is true. For fans of Paul Auster, Jesse Kellerman, Vera Caspary's Laura, Martin Amis, Haruki Murakami, Marisha Pessl


Author : Melvyn Bragg
Publisher : Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
Release : 2012-01-01
Page : 496
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1628722754
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Following The Soldier’s Return, heralded as “a novel written in fine steel sentences and granite paragraphs” by the Washington Post, and the equally brilliant A Son of War, Melvyn Bragg brings “one of the finest sagas of postwar Britain” (London Sunday Telegraph) to a stunning conclusion. Set in the 1950s, this absorbing novel follows the intertwined fates of people crossing boundaries in their lives. Alive with a wide cast of characters, Crossing the Lines vividly portrays the spirit and atmosphere of the mid-century and the profound changes taking place at the time, in morals, religion, music, and social class. Moving and evocative, this masterly novel and the two that have preceded it are rightfully hailed as contemporary classics.


Author : BRENT. COUTTS
Publisher :
Release : 2020
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ISBN 13 : 9781988592381
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Author : Paul Volponi
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2011-06-09
Page : 256
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1101529040
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Adonis is a jock. He's on the football team and he's dating one of the prettiest girls in school. Alan is the new kid. He wears lipstick and joins the Fashion Club. Soon enough the football team is out to get him. Adonis is glad to go along with his teammates . . . until they come up with a dangerous plan to humiliate Alan. Now Adonis must decide whether he wants to be a guy who follows the herd or a man who does what's right. From critically acclaimed author Paul Volponi comes this discussable and finely wrought story of bullies, victims, and the bystanders caught in between.


Author : Richard Doster
Publisher : David C Cook
Release : 2010-01-01
Page : 416
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1434700305
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Family man Jack Hall wants nothing more than to be a respectable newspaper reporter, see a good baseball game now and again, love his wife, and watch his son grow up in their middle-class, white community. Then he finds himself on the fault line where black meets white in the American South of the late 1950s. Still reeling from an explosive confrontation that put his family in jeopardy (detailed in Richard Doster's first book, Safe at Home), Jack takes a job with the Atlanta Constitution and moves his wife and son south. He's thrilled when he's introduced to legendary editor Ralph McGill, an outspoken opponent of segregation who promptly sends Jack to Montgomery to investigate reports of a bus boycott. Once again, historic events sweep Jack and his idealistic son, Christ, into harm's way. Will this be the collision that destroys his family forever?


Author : S. J. Hooks
Publisher : Full Fathom Five Digital
Release : 2015-08-12
Page : 596
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9781633700727
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Author : Nick Hayes
Publisher :
Release : 2021-07-08
Page : 464
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9781526604729
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Author : Matthew Tennant
Publisher :
Release : 2020
Page : 160
Category : Religion
ISBN 13 : 9780817018122
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"In a society increasingly divided along political, theological, cultural, and racial lines, lines that we have drawn to separate "us" from "them," the Christian church is not exempt. How can we respond to the division in the world around us when we are too often polarized ourselves? Pastor and scholar Matthew Tennant offers scriptural insights for developing strategies that will equip people of faith to cross the lines in meaningful dialog within their congregations and in the communities where they live, work, and minister to others"--


Author : Adheesh A. Sathaye
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2015-05-13
Page : 336
Category : History
ISBN 13 : 0199341117
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What does it mean to be a Brahmin, and what could it mean to become one? Over the years, intellectuals and dogmatists have offered plenty of answers to the first question, but the latter presents a cultural puzzle, since normative Brahminical ideology deems it impossible for an ordinary individual to change caste without first undergoing death and rebirth. There is, however, one notable figure in the Hindu mythological tradition who is said to have transformed himself from a king into a Brahmin by amassing great ascetic power, or tapas: the ornery sage Visvamitra. Through texts composed in Sanskrit and vernacular languages, oral performances, and visual media, Crossing the Lines of Caste examines the rich mosaic of legends about Visvamitra found across the Hindu mythological tradition. It offers a comprehensive historical analysis of how the "storyworlds" conjured up through these various tellings have served to adapt, upgrade, and reinforce the social identity of real-world Brahmin communities, from the ancient Vedic past up to the hypermodern present. Using a performance-centered approach to situate the production of the Visvamitra legends within specific historical contexts, Crossing the Lines of Caste reveals how and why mythological culture has played an active, dialogical role in the construction of Brahmin social power over the last three thousand years.


Author : Wendy Bishop
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Author : Katie McGarry
Publisher : Harlequin
Release : 2017-09-01
Page : 304
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1488086397
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Katie McGarry captivated readers with her “riveting, emotional”* young adult fiction debut, Pushing the Limits. In this gripping companion novella, she tells the story of Lila and Lincoln, who discover that sometimes it’s worth crossing the line for love… Lila McCormick first met Lincoln Turner when tragedy struck both their lives. But she never expected their surprise encounter would lead to two years of exchanging letters—or that she’d fall for the boy she’s only seen once. Their relationship is a secret, but Lila feels closer to Lincoln than anyone else. Until she finds out that he lied to her about the one thing she depended on him for the most. Hurting Lila is the last thing Lincoln wanted. For two years, her letters have been the only thing getting him through the day. Admitting his feelings would cross a line he’s never dared breach before. But Lincoln will do whatever it takes to fix his mistakes, earn Lila’s forgiveness-and finally win a chance to be with the girl he loves. Look for more contemporary YA by Katie McGarry with Pushing the Limits and Dare You To from Harlequin TEEN. *Simone Elkeles, New York Times bestselling author of the Perfect Chemistry series “Brimming with dark memories, veiled secrets, and steamy moments.” —Publishers Weekly on Pushing the Limits Originally published in April 2013.


Author : Adheesh A. Sathaye
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Release : 2015
Page : 310
Category : History
ISBN 13 : 0199341109
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"Exploring the connections between Hindu mythology and caste in India through Sanskrit and vernacular texts, performances, and visual media, Crossing the Lines of Caste offers a cultural-historical analysis of the legends of Visvamitra. It reveals how and why mythological culture has played an active, dialogical role in the construction of Brahmin social power for more than three thousand years"--


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Release : 1989
Page : 47
Category : Government publications
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Author : Colby Millsaps
Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release : 2017-11-23
Page : 270
Category :
ISBN 13 : 9781978460492
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What if you're beating all the odds...but then you're not? Carter McMillan was no typical high school senior. She's hasn't been to a party...ever. She doesn't date. She barely talks to anyone, let alone have any friends, and that's the way she likes it. Her plan is to keep her head down, graduate, and never look back. Until Noah Sweeney came along. Noah Sweeney is a rule-follower. He's the good guy, despite the dark storms that swirl in the depths of his even darker eyes. He's never struggled to know what is right and what is wrong. He's also painfully aware of how much is riding on this one job. He can't afford to mess up. He knows that nothing will get in the way of him excelling in his new position. Or at least he thought. Then Carter came along. This debut novel by Colby Millsaps shows there really is no right or wrong to true love as alternating perspectives take readers through all the twists, turns, ups, and downs of an unlikely but undeniable connection.


Author : Ngwa, Canute Ambe
Funteh, Mark Bolak
Publisher : Langaa RPCIG
Release : 2019-01-06
Page : 502
Category : Political Science
ISBN 13 : 9956550892
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This book explores a collective understanding of the perception and treatment of borders in Africa. The notion of boundary is universal as boundaries are also an important part of human social organization. Through the ages, boundaries have remained the ‘container’ by which national space is delineated and ‘contained’. For as long as there has been human society based on territoriality and space, there have been boundaries. With their dual character of exclusivism and inclusivism, states have proven to adopt a more structural approach to the respect of the former in consciousness of the esteem of international law governing sovereignty and territorial integrity. However, frontier peoples and their realities have often opted for the latter situation, imposing a more functionalist perception of these imaginary lines and prompting a border opinion shift to a more blurring form of representation and meaning in most African communities. This collective multidisciplinary effort of understanding how tangible and intangible borders have influenced Africa’s attitude and existence for ages is worthy in its own rights. The difference between what borders are and what they are not to a people is the mere product of their own estimations and practices, a disposition that leads the contributors to this book to study borders beyond states or nations and how borders are crossed or transferred from one point to the other for the convenience of their histories and being.


Author : Leonard S. Rubinowitz
James E. Rosenbaum
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Release : 2002-04-15
Page : 241
Category : Social Science
ISBN 13 : 9780226730905
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"Thousands of low-income African-Americans, mostly women and children, began in 1976 to move out of Chicago's notorious public housing developments to its mostly white, middle-class suburbs." "They were part of the Gautreaux program, one of the largest court-ordered desegregation efforts in the country's history. Named for the Chicago activist Dorothy Gautreaux, the program formally ended in 1998, but is destined to play a vital role in national housing policy in years to come. In this book, Leonard Rubinowitz and James Rosenbaum tell the story of this unique experiment in racial, social, and economic integration, and examine the factors involved in implementing and sustaining mobility-based programs." "Today, with vouchers replacing public housing, the Gautreaux success story with its strong legacy is the most valuable record of the possibilities for poor people to enhance their life chances by relocating to places where opportunities are greater." --Book Jacket.


Author : Meghan Rogers
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2016-04-12
Page : 368
Category : Young Adult Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0698407601
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IN THIS TEEN SPY THRILLER, JOCELYN STEELY IS AMERICA'S LAST SHOT TO BEAT THE NORTH KOREANS When Jocelyn Steely was kidnapped by a North Korean spy agency, she was only a little girl. Young. Scared. Powerless. And completely moldable. Now, ten years later, she’s a ruthless assassin. Yet her target isn't who you might think. Jocelyn is determined to escape her kidnappers and take down North Korea and their spy agency forever. But when she makes it to U.S. soil, she finds that not everyone believes her story. Will she be able to get the Americans to trust her? Or will the North Koreans discover her deception before she has a chance? In this life-or-death action-packed spy thriller, Meghan Rogers creates a teen girl character whose toughness, intelligence and determination rival Jason Bourne, Sydney Bristow and James Bond. The first novel in the Raven Files series will leave you breathless. Praise for Crossing the Line: "Jocelyn makes for a kick-ass, determined heroine, and there’s no shortage of scenes of adrenaline-charged adventure...[A] strong debut for both the author and the Raven Files series."--Publishers Weekly "There’s a plot twist, revealed secret, or chase scene in every chapter—Rogers knows how to keep the pages turning....The cliff-hanger ending begs for a swift sequel."--Booklist "For fans of TV’s Alias, this is the beginning of an excellent new espionage series."--School Library Journal "Action lovers will enjoy the movie-worthy close-combat scenes, tension-building rescues, and narrow escapes, while those who like their spy stories with psychological heft will appreciate the careful portrait of Jocelyn as a trauma survivor....Perfect for readers who grew up with Carter’s Gallagher Girls series and are ready for the next level."--BCCB


Author : A.D. Justice
Publisher : A.D. Justice
Release : 2019-12-08
Page : 350
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 :
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From USA Today bestseller A.D. Justice comes a sexy and suspenseful new standalone romance novel. The CROSSING LINES series is a spinoff of the USA Today bestselling series STEELE SECURITY. Each book in this new series can be read as a complete standalone. What readers are saying about FINE LINE: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "What a great story! I devoured it!! The scenario was awesome, the characters were so "real", the love scenes were hot and sweet! There are twists and turns, humor, and "justice" :) A wonderful beginning of a new series, I look forward to reading the rest!" -Amazon Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "OMGGGGGGG it was phenomenal! This story was everything I thought it would be and so much more." -Amazon Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "5 Fine Line Stars!! I was pulled in from page one and couldn't put it down until I finished!" ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This story is amazing. It has just the right amount of angst and suspense. You can just feel their chemistry rolling off the pages." -Alphas Do It Better Book Blog ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "This book was everything I hope for in a romantic suspense book: great writing, realistic characters and relationships, intrigue, and passion." -Amazon Reviewer ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ "A.D. Justice has done it again! Somehow she manages to give you the most amazing love story wrapped up with a no holds barred suspense thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat from the very beginning." -Amazon Reviewer I only wanted a cup of coffee. Alone. It was a simple request, right? Just stroll into the coffee shop on the corner, grab my usual cup of liquid nitrogen, and walk back out. All while minding my own business. But I had to walk in at that exact moment. Not ten minutes earlier. Not ten minutes later. Precisely when Savannah Fields needed someone to help her. When no one except me had the courage to stand up for her. After the incident, she looked at me like I was her hero. But I'm no hero. I don't even know who or what I am anymore. Who is Nick Tucker? A DEA agent? A criminal? Both? Neither? The lines I crossed while undercover blurred my staunch sense of morality. Then the auburn-haired beauty showed up at my apartment, begging for my help. I couldn't turn her away. The more I lost myself in her, the more I found myself again. Or so I thought. Even a broken clock gets to be right twice a day. There's a fine line between right and wrong, love and hate, heaven and hell.


Author : Kerry Wilkinson
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Release : 2014-09-11
Page :
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 1447247884
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From Kindle number one bestselling author, Kerry Wilkinson, Crossing the Line is a darkly gripping novel where Jessica Daniel faces her toughest investigation yet. Long before Jessica Daniel became a police detective, Manchester was a ghost city after dark. Fear ruled as people were afraid to be out by themselves, the notorious Stretford Slasher terrorizing its inhabitants. Now, twenty-five years on and the media are feeling nostalgic. But Jessica has a new case to worry about. Apparent strangers are being targeted in broad daylight, the attacker unworried about being caught. If only Jessica and her team could track him down . . . It's the coldest spring in memory and Jessica has old friends to look out for, plus secrets - so many secrets - that should have long been buried.


Author : Alexander McCall Smith
Publisher : Vintage Canada
Release : 2019-12-03
Page : 304
Category : Fiction
ISBN 13 : 0735278687
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The 13th book in Alexander McCall Smith's popular 44 Scotland Street series is a sheer delight. Summer has come to Scotland Street. The long days have prompted its denizens to engage in flights of fancy. Some, like the Duke of Johannesburg's plan to create a microlite seaplane, are literal flights, and some, like the vain Bruce Anderson's idea of settling down with one of his many admirers, are more metaphorical. With the domineering Irene off pursuing academic challenges, Stuart and Bertie are free to indulge in summer fun. Stuart reconnects with an old acquaintance over refreshing peppermint tea while Bertie takes his friend Ranald Braveheart Macpherson to the circus. But their trip to the big top becomes rather more than the pleasant diversion they were hoping for. Once again, Scotland Street teems with the daily triumphs and challenges of those who call it home, and provides a warm, wise, and witty chronicle of the affairs in this corner of the world.