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Fiasco
  • Author : Thomas E. Ricks
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 524
  • ISBN : 159420103X
  • Reader Reviews : 24
  • Genre : History
  • An assessment of America's role in the Iraq War as viewed from the perspectives of senior military officers argues that the guerrilla insurgency after the fall of Saddam Hussein was avoidable and that officers who spoke against the war did so at the costof their careers.

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    Fiasco
  • Author : Frank Partnoy
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9780140278798
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • FIASCO is the shocking story of one man's education in the jungles of Wall Street. As a young derivatives salesman at Morgan Stanley, Frank Partnoy learned to buy and sell billions of dollars worth of securities that were so complex many traders themselves didn't understand them. In his behind-the-scenes look at the trading floor and the offices of one of the world's top investment firms, Partnoy recounts the macho attitudes and fiercely competitive ploys of his office mates. And he takes us to the annual drunken skeet-shooting competition, FIASCO, where he and his colleagues sharpen the killer instincts they are encouraged to use against their competitiors, their clients, and each other. FIASCO is the first book to take on the derivatves trading industry, the most highly charged and risky sector of the stock market. More importantly, it is a blistering indictment of the largely unregulated market in derivatives and serves as a warning to unwary investors about real fiascos, which have cost billions of dollars.

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    Fiasco
  • Author : Thomas E. Ricks
  • Publisher : Penguin Group USA
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0143038915
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : History
  • An assessment of America's role in the Iraq War as viewed from the perspectives of senior military officers argues that the guerrilla insurgency after the fall of Saddam Hussein was avoidable and that officers who spoke against the war did so at the costof their careers.

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    Fiasco
  • Author : Jason Morningstar
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 1934859397
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  • Genre : Adventure games
  • Fiasco is a game inspired by films like Blood Simple, Fargo, and A Simple Plan. During a session you and your friends will engineer and play out stupid, disastrous decisions that exist at the darkly comic intersection of greed, fear, and lust. It's like making your own Coen brothers movie -- in about the same amount of time it'd take to watch one.

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    Fiasco
  • Author : Stanislaw Lem
  • Publisher : HMH
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 9780544080102
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • “A stunningly inventive fantasy about cosmic travel” from the Kafka Prize–winning author of Solaris (The New York Times). The Hermes explorer ship represents the epitome of Earth’s excellence: a peaceful mission sent forth to make first contact with an alien civilization, and to use the expansive space technology developed by humanity to seek new worlds, friendships, and alliances. But what its crew discovers on the planet Quinta is nothing like they had hoped. Locked in a seemingly endless cold war among themselves, the Quintans are uncommunicative and violent, refusing any discourse—except for the firing of deadly weapons. The crew of the Hermes is determined to accomplish what they had set out to do. But the cost of learning the secrets hidden on the silent surface of Quinta may be grave. Stark, startling, and insightful, Fiasco has been praised by Publishers Weekly as “one of Lem’s best novels.” It is classic, thought-provoking hard science fiction, as prescient today as when it was first written.

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    FIASCO: Blood in the Water on Wall Street
  • Author : Frank Partnoy
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 273
  • ISBN : 9780393336818
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • A paperback edition of a best-selling tour of the cutthroat world of Wall Street derivatives in the 1990s features a new epilogue and tracks the author's experiences as a successful young Morgan Stanley employee, in an account that traces the period's speculative frenzies and the ways in which they directly contributed to highly publicized losses. Reprint.

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    Fiasco
  • Author : Imre Kertesz
  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9781612193298
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Translated into English at last, Fiasco joins its companion volumes Fatelessness and Kaddish for an Unborn Child in telling an epic story of the author's return from the Nazi death camps, only to find his country taken over by another totalitarian government. Fiasco as Imre Kertesz himself has said, "is fiction founded on reality"—a Kafka-like account that is surprisingly funny in its unrelentingly pessimistic clarity, of the Communist takeover of his homeland. Forced into the army and assigned to escort military prisoners, the protagonist decides to feign insanity to be released from duty. But meanwhile, life under the new regime is portrayed almost as an uninterrupted continuation of life in the Nazi concentration camps-which, in turn, is depicted as a continuation of the patriarchal dictatorship of joyless childhood. It is, in short, a searing extension of Kertesz' fundamental theme: the totalitarian experience seen as trauma not only for an individual but for the whole civilization—ours—that made Auschwitz possible. From the Trade Paperback edition.

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    Elephant & Piggie Like Reading! The Cookie Fiasco
  • Author : Mo Willems,Dan Santat
  • Publisher : Disney-Hyperion
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN : 1484726367
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Four friends. Three cookies. One problem. Hippo, Croc, and the Squirrels are determined to have equal cookies for all! But how? There are only three cookies . . . and four of them! They need to act fast before nervous Hippo breaks all the cookies into crumbs!

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    Fiesta Fiasco
  • Author : Ann Whitford Paul
  • Publisher : Lerner Publishing Group
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN : 9781430130024
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • "Brian and Rosi Amador perform the story with energy and a smile, giving distinct voices to each character and presenting the Spanish-language words (nicely defined in the text and in an accompanying glossary) with brío. Light original music with a Mexican flavor dances in the background. A delightful production." -School Library Journal

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    Fiasco
  • Author : Imre Kertész
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 283
  • ISBN : 8807722518
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  • Genre : Fiction
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    Fiasco
  • Author : Stanisław Lem
  • Publisher : Harcourt
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN : UCSC:32106007713453
  • Reader Reviews : 6
  • Genre : Fiction
  • When a crew of earthmen--among them a space pilot, a military leader, a scientist, and a priest--reach the planet Quinta, the travelers descend into the very depths of the human condition

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    Fiasco
  • Author : James Robert Parish
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
  • Pages : 376
  • ISBN : STANFORD:36105114589034
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Offers the facts on all the gossip, the grosses, and the egregious ego battles behind the fifteen most notorious big-screen disasters in Hollywood history.

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    Fiasco
  • Author : Thomas E. Ricks
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9781101201404
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : History
  • Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize • One of the Washington Post Book World's 10 Best Books of the Year • Time's 10 Best Books of the Year • USA Today's Nonfiction Book of the Year • A New York Times Notable Book "Staggeringly vivid and persuasive . . . absolutely essential reading." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times "The best account yet of the entire war." —Vanity Fair The definitive account of the American military's tragic experience in Iraq Fiasco is a masterful reckoning with the planning and execution of the American military invasion and occupation of Iraq through mid-2006, now with a postscript on recent developments. Ricks draws on the exclusive cooperation of an extraordinary number of American personnel, including more than one hundred senior officers, and access to more than 30,000 pages of official documents, many of them never before made public. Tragically, it is an undeniable account—explosive, shocking, and authoritative—of unsurpassed tactical success combined with unsurpassed strategic failure that indicts some of America's most powerful and honored civilian and military leaders.

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    FIASCO: Blood in the Water on Wall Street
  • Author : Frank Partnoy
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9780393115345
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • “Applies an intelligent, clinical eye to [an] excruciatingly complex corner of the financial world.” —New York Times A classic of its kind, Frank Partnoy’s best-selling FIASCO takes readers inside the rollicking world of derivatives on Wall Street during the mid-1990s. The book tracks Partnoy’s success as a young Morgan Stanley employee who quickly becomes steeped in a culture that treats client as targets to be “blown up” or have their faces “ripped off.” A decade later FIASCO remains one of the most damning and prescient pictures of the speculative frenzies that grip Wall Street and the victims they can leave in their wake. In Partnoy’s case they include well-publicized losses at Orange County, Barings, and Procter & Gamble, among others. A new epilogue written for this edition brings Partnoy’s story—as well as the story of derivatives—up to the present.

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    Mr. Brecher's Fiasco
  • Author : Martin Kessel
  • Publisher : Terrace Books
  • Pages : 470
  • ISBN : 0299214303
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  • Genre : History
  • In the offices of a large media conglomerate responsible for all kinds of advertising, Max Brecher considers himself the intellectual among the clerks. He reflects on the personal relations in the office, his own situation as an employee and human being, and the shifts in the values and ideas of life in 1920s Berlin. His office has its share of interesting characters, such as the corrupt Dr. Geist, who becomes a hypocrite in order to advance in the office hierarchy; the lovely Mucki Schopps, a tricky young girl with whom everyone falls in love; Gudula Often, who strives for harmony among her coworkers but never achieves her goal; and the department head, Mr. Sack, who meets an unfortunate end.

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    The Cookie Fiasco
  • Author : Mo Willems,Dan Santat
  • Publisher : Hyperion Books for Children
  • Pages : 51
  • ISBN : 1484492854
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  • Genre : Animals
  • "There are only three cookies and four hungry friends to share them with. This is not good. This is not equal!"--

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    Florida Fiasco
  • Author : Rembert W. Patrick
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Pages : 372
  • ISBN : 9780820335490
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  • Genre : History
  • Published in 1954, Rembert Patrick's Florida Fiasco details the aggressive schemes developed by President Madison and Secretary of State Monroe in the attempted acquisition of Florida. Patrick shows that George Matthews's influence over General John McIntosh inspired him to plan a revolt in east Florida in the hopes of turning the conquered territory over to Matthews. The plot was thwarted when Spanish minister Luis de Onis heard of the coming attack and appealed to the British. Thus begins the five-year attempt which was led in succession by George Matthews, David Mitchell, and Thomas A. Mitchell. Patrick's account includes the plotting of undercover agents, manipulation of discontented nationals, denials by high officials, and adventurers seeking rich rewards.

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    Financial Fiasco
  • Author : Johan Norberg
  • Publisher : Cato Institute
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN : 9781937184087
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Political Science
  • Now newly expanded, with a with a new chapter on the spreading global economic crisis, Financial Fiasco guides readers through a world of irresponsible behavior by consumers, decisionmakers in companies, government agencies, and political institutions.

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    A Fiasco in Turin
  • Author : Justin De Mazia
  • Publisher : Justin de Mazia
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN : 8889123281
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  • Genre : Fiction
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    Unraveling the ADD/ADHD Fiasco
  • Author : David B. Stein
  • Publisher : Andrews McMeel Publishing
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 0740718592
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  • Genre : Family & Relationships
  • A parent's guide to raising a child suffering from ADD/ADHD explains how to treat problem behavior without Ritalin or other powerful drugs and how to teach children appropriate behavioral and cognitive skills, without drug therapy. Original.

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    Field-Trip Fiasco
  • Author : Julie Danneberg
  • Publisher : Charlesbridge Publishing
  • Pages : 0
  • ISBN : 9781580896726
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Sarah Jane Hartwell is back with a whole new grade-school challenge: a class trip to the zoo. After the stress of her last attempt at taking her class on a field trip (seen in First Year Letters), Mrs. Hartwell has a plan for an upcoming trip to the zoo—a plan that includes lots and lots of rules. Armed with her foolproof field-trip tips, she's determined that absolutely nothing will go wrong. Sure enough, her students prove that they can line up straight, walk quietly, and take plenty of notes—but everyone soon realizes that the hotly-anticipated trip is becoming a letdown. Can Mrs. Hartwell save the day from herself?

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    Lunch Lady and the Field Trip Fiasco
  • Author : Jarrett J. Krosoczka
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN : 9780375867309
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • From the author of National Book Award finalist Hey, Kiddo. Lunch Lady and the Breakfast Bunch are on a school field trip to a famous art museum. But while Lunch Lady is busy taking in all the culture, the kids have caught onto something strange—some of the artwork looks suspiciously fake! Now Dee, Hector, and Terrence are determined to get to the bottom of this conspiracy, but Lunch Lady is too awed to catch on. Will she snap out of it and come to the rescue? Or will the Breakfast Bunch have to handle this operation alone?

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    Fiasco
  • Author : AAKANSHA BHARGAVA
  • Publisher : WHERE INDIA WRITES PUBLICATION
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Fiasco, Bravo International World Record Holder book is a collection of quotes, poetries and short stories and all the co-authors from all over India framed their write-ups within 100 words about failure. Each writer have penned down their views in such a way that you'll feel empowered, happy and also experience the impact of words. Fiasco teaches a lesson to each and everyone about not letting oneself fade or vanished when continue failure chases you, you can change direction of sail to float flawlessly and to debug yourself from the ultimate failure.

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    Gelato Fiasco
  • Author : Joshua Davis,Bruno Tropeano
  • Publisher : Down East Books
  • Pages : 144
  • ISBN : 9781608939978
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  • Genre : Cooking
  • Joshua Davis and Bruno Tropeano, two guys right out of college, felt that something was amiss. People in Maine created some of the best of everything in the world — higher education, ships, television doctors, winter boots. But the gelato of which they dreamt could not be found here in Maine, or anywhere else in the United States. Josh and Bruno sensed both a responsibility and an opportunity and set off to rediscover the lost art. Imagining a long-forgotten Red Spoon Society of superior gelato artisans, they learned the techniques and practices of the old masters of gelato. They used those techniques as a foundation for creating an even better gelato experience: make lots of creative flavors for discerning guests, serve them in a way that invites discovery and delight, and never compromise on quality. In 2007, the doors to their first gelato store opened. Josh and Bruno named it Gelato Fiasco as a hedge against trend-pursuers, treasure hunters, and impostors, for only a true food lover, guided by his or her own sense of adventure, would dare enter a store with that name. And as they loved it, they would share with their families and friends, who would share with theirs. Gelato Fiasco is a book brimming with humor, Maine values, mouth-watering color photographs, and, most importantly, delicious recipes (out of 1500 in the “flavor vault” the book will include 100 or so) for making your own gelato at home, plus recipes sauces, cones, and other treats to enjoy with your gelato.

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    Fiasco Farm
  • Author : James V. Bibbo
  • Publisher : Vantage Press, Inc
  • Pages : 92
  • ISBN : 0533159806
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  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • When a self-described middle-aged school superintendent decides to pursue his dream of farming in New England a bit of chaos and tons of memorable experiences soon follow as he settles into life on Fiasco Farm. This true-life story of James V. Bibbo III will entertain and educate readers as they learn of the complexities of farm life and what it truly takes to turn a dream into reality.

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    Field-Trip Fiasco
  • Author : Julie Danneberg
  • Publisher : Triangle Interactive, Inc.
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781684446995
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Read Along or Enhanced eBook: Sarah Jane Hartwell and her class are back. After the stress of her last attempt at taking her class on a field trip (seen in First Year Letters), Mrs. Hartwell has a plan for an upcoming trip to the zoo—a plan that includes a lot of rules. Her students prove that they can line up straight, walk quietly, and take plenty of notes, but everyone soon realizes that this field trip isn’t as much fun as they’d hoped. Mrs. Hartwell rethinks her plan and saves the day.

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    A Sad Fiasco
  • Author : Jonas Kreienbaum
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN : 9781789203271
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  • Genre : Political Science
  • Only in recent years has the history of European colonial concentration camps in Africa—in which thousands of prisoners died in appalling conditions—become widely known beyond a handful of specialists. Although they preceded the Third Reich by many decades, the camps’ newfound notoriety has led many to ask to what extent they anticipated the horrors of the Holocaust. Were they designed for mass killing, a misbegotten attempt at modernization, or something else entirely? A Sad Fiasco confronts this difficult question head-on, reconstructing the actions of colonial officials in both British South Africa and German South-West Africa as well as the experiences of internees to explore both the similarities and the divergences between the African camps and their Nazi-era successors.

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    Fettuccini Fiasco
  • Author : Nicolette Pierce
  • Publisher : Pierced Heart Publishing
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • The infamous Chicago mob has set their sights on Jade. As Jade knows, no one refuses the Company mafia bosses and lives to tell the tale. They’re pulling strings, and she fears there’s no escape. The one person who can help Jade is the one person she won’t call on. Logan might be a hunky and capable detective, but Jade knows the risks. Cops don’t live long if they go up against the Company. And she’s not willing to put his neck on the line. Jade has two options: Become the Company’s puppet or cut the strings. But if she cuts them, it might be the end of the line for her.

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    FISCAL FIASCO
  • Author : Michael Walden; M.E. Whitman Walden
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN : 9781491735503
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Professor Dia Fenner is on a sabbatical leave at Duke University studying the best way for retirees to invest their money. There's a personal reason for her work - her mother Ava was fleeced of her retirement savings by an unscrupulous financial adviser. But someone wants to stop Dia - first by stealing her data and then by threatening her life. But who's the culprit - the New York bank CEO, the politically ambitious State Treasurer, the leader of the state's financial advisers, or maybe her new boyfriend? With the help of two bright and loyal Duke students, Dia vows to trap the crook and finish her research. But is too much at stake for her to succeed? Readers will find the answers at the same time they learn about the ins and outs of the investment world.

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    Fitness Fiasco
  • Author : Verity Weaver
  • Publisher : North Star Editions, Inc.
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 9781631634130
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • The Fall Family Fitness Festival promises to be the highlight of Justice Payne Middle School’s year. But two hours before the festival’s start, sixth graders arrive at the gym to a disaster: two of the activity stations have been trashed. What happened?

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    27th Century Fiasco Part I
  • Author : Akintunde M Lawal
  • Publisher : Akintunde M Lawal
  • Pages : 275
  • ISBN : 9781502428318
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • This skillfully constructed Sci-Fi novel will engage you with an uncannily prediction of a future catastrophic event that might impact mankind's evolution negatively. But the author is ringing the alarm bell for anyone that care to listen to prevent this avoidable future apocalypse. The book is certainly one of the most hilarious but seriously entertaining sci-fi novels that I have read in a long time. Most sci-fi novels tend to be awash with a lot of technical jargon and lexicon that get the average reader pissed off but be rest assured that this one won't. An American government's employee, Leslie Foy who happens to be a computer expert is murdered in London, UK. It starts like your typical crime or thriller story; however you would be in for a mouth-agape shock after you have finished the book to unravel the identity of the psychopathic killer. Has your personal information been archived into your service provider's or government's Biometrics data-bank? Wow! Almost anyone living in a well organized country has. Are you a novice or maven as to the nightmarish scenario of your personal data getting into the hands of some faceless hoodlums or crime-cartels? Well, this novel is for you and you need to painstakingly read through the 827-thought provoking pages to fully comprehend what the gist is all about. Don't fret yet, you would surely enjoy the memorable information contained in the book. Of course, the murder of Foy was thoroughly investigated but events evolved at breakneck speed. It took the effort and collaboration of several governments and intelligentsia to put a lid on a Big-Bang crime that was almost turning mankind's evolutionary pathway on its head. If you are stuck to a genre of books, this novel offers more as it waltz you through horror, crime, detective, science, theology and romantic scenes. By the time you are fully engrossed in the story, you would notice that the author has a knack for giving his reader all the enchilada in a no-holds-barred manner that is devoid of anything vulgar. If you are one of those scientists or theologians who belong to the evolution-creation divide, this novel is highly recommended for you. A shock and awe story! This blockbuster novel would surely whet your literary appetite as you expectantly await the author's next book.

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    The Brexit Policy Fiasco
  • Author : Jeremy Richardson,Berthold Rittberger
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Pages : 158
  • ISBN : 9781000389036
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  • Genre : Political Science
  • This volume attempts to examine the many possible causes of Brexit. The conceptual 'peg' on which the volume hangs is that, irrespective of one's views on whether Britain's exit from the EU was a good or a bad thing, Brexit can justifiably be seen as yet another example of a British policy fiasco. Put simply, the British political elite was not at its best. The collective concern of this volume is twofold. First, it advances possible explanations of how the Brexit issue arose. Why was Britain’s membership of the EU thought to be so problematic for so many members of the British political elite and ultimately for a majority of voters? How did we get to June 2016 and the Brexit Referendum? Secondly, the volume examines how the issue was managed (or mismanaged) following the referendum result up until the Withdrawal Agreement in March 2019. The contributions to this volume explore these questions by looking at Brexit from different analytical angles. Some authors explore the long-term causes of Brexit, by disentangling the fraught relationship between the UK and the EU, which had provided the Brexit train with steam; others explore the highly conflictual domestic political dynamics in the run-up to the referendum and in the negotiations of a Brexit deal. The chapters in this book were originally published as a special issue of Journal of European Public Policy.

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    The Wedding Kiss: Four Weddings And A Fiasco, Book 5
  • Author : Lucy Kevin,Bella Andre
  • Publisher : Oak Press, LLC
  • Pages : 72
  • ISBN : 9781938127298
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • In THE WEDDING KISS, the brand new book in Lucy Kevin's bestselling “Four Weddings and a Fiasco” series, Rose Martin, proprietor of San Francisco’s premiere wedding venue the Rose Chalet, is trying to convince herself that the man she’s marrying in a week is the right one for her. But with only seven days left until he loses her forever to another man, RJ Knight, the landscaper and handyman at the chalet, can’t step aside any longer. He might not be a wealthy member of San Francisco high society like her fiancé, but RJ is desperately in love with Rose…and he’s pretty darn sure that she’s in love with him, too. Now, with help from the rest of the Rose Chalet staff, he just needs to prove it. Also available in THE FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FIASCO SERIES: The Wedding Gift (Book 1) The Wedding Dance (Book 2) The Wedding Song (Book 3) The Wedding Dress (Book 4) The Wedding Kiss (Book 5) Fans of romance novels by Debbie Macomber, Susan Mallory and Nora Roberts will enjoy the 5th fun, sweet contemporary romance in the bestselling Four Weddings and a Fiasco series.

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    Founders' Day Fiasco
  • Author : London Lovett
  • Publisher : Wild Fox Press
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN : N.a
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Firefly Junction is in the middle of a huge Founders’ Day celebration and Sunni Taylor has been assigned to cover the colorful music and float-filled parade. But when the organizer of the parade winds up dead, Sunni’s mundane assignment takes a new twist. Now, she finds herself in the middle of a murder that is complicated by the fact that the victim had more than a few enemies. Book 13 of the Firefly Junction Cozy Mystery series. More in the series: 1. Death in the Park 2. Killer Bridal Party 3. Murder at the Inn 4. A Humbug Holiday 5. Calamity at the Carnival 6. Double Trouble 7. Havoc at Wildwood Manor 8. Fatal Feud 9. Trick or Trouble 10. A Crafty Killing 11. Death at the Museum 12. Murder at the Pumpkin Patch 13. Founders' Day Fiasco 14. TBA

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    Sophie's Friendship Fiasco
  • Author : Nancy N. Rue
  • Publisher : Zonderkidz
  • Pages : 111
  • ISBN : 9780310568230
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Sophie’s learning about medieval codes of honor in seventh grade honors class—and in life. Sophie’s shaved her head to empathize with a gravely ill friend, but negative assumptions and cruel teasing have her trying to deflect the attention with humor—and wisecracking always seems to land her in trouble! In the meantime, Sophie takes action to prevent another of the Pops’ mean schemes—but to do so, she lies about her friends and loses them as a result. When she finally understands the true intention of a code of honor, Sophie learns another absolute truth: God expects us to be completely honest—especially with ourselves. But if we fail, He forgives us. When Sophie comes clean, her best friends come around. She thwarts the Pops and gains the respect of her teachers, too.

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    Jem's Frog Fiasco
  • Author : Susan K. Marlow
  • Publisher : Kregel Publications
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN : 9780825446269
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Welcome to Goldtown, California, in 1859 - a motley collection of canvas tents and pioneer folks all trying to make a living during the gold rush. In a new six-book series by the ever-popular Susan K. Marlow, Goldtown Beginnings looks into the early years of Jem Coulter, hero of the Goldtown Adventures series. Full of characters young readers - especially boys - can relate to, this new series will capture imaginations and teach kids history in a fun, exciting way. In Jem's Frog Fiasco, Jem needs to buy food for his dog, Gold Nugget. But try as he may, his panning just never leads to gold. When he asks for a job, Mr. Sims, the cafe owner, sends him out to catch bullfrogs for the menu. Money and frog catching - what a great solution for this active boy! But Nugget and Jem's little sister, Ellie, get in the way and ruin his plans. When he argues with Ellie, she stomps off in a huff, and Jem can get back to work. He heads home with a bucket full of frogs and the knowledge that he'll have plenty of cash for Nugget's food. There's just one big problem - no one knows where Ellie has gone. She's disappeared! Search parties go out, but no matter where they look, there's no sign of her. And Jem knows that it's all his fault for yelling at her. Can he find Ellie before it's too late?

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    The Irish Fiasco
  • Author : Geoff Quaife
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Pages : 258
  • ISBN : 9781425148751
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  • Genre : Books
  • Luke's murder investigation and search for stolen silver is complicated by intriguing Royalists, Irish rebels, influential women, treacherous comrades, a loveable witch, maladjusted siblings, murderous charcoal burners, and devious priests.

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    Clover Fields Fiasco
  • Author : Cari Meister
  • Publisher : Capstone
  • Pages : 57
  • ISBN : 9781515829478
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Princess is a show pony who is absolutely convinced that she is a cat and needs to hunt for her dinner, Blizzard (otherwise known as Snowy) is a Shetland pony who needs material for the book he is writing, and Sebastian is a draft horse who knows how to break out of the barn; so together the Tres Caballos Incognito set out for the clover fields looking for adventure--where Princess chases a squirrel and gets stuck in a tree.

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    Field Trip Fiasco
  • Author : Kelli Hicks
  • Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
  • Pages : 48
  • ISBN : 9781643696843
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Field Trip Fiasco introduces early readers to chapter books by creating a familiar setting that showcases a variety of important social and emotional concepts associated with growing up. Rourke's Beginning Chapter Books deliver realistic fictional narratives that are relatable and fun to young readers. With 48-pages of bold illustrations, simple language, and engaging discussion questions, transitioning readers can enjoy following the chapters while also building their comprehension skills.