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Points of Origin
  • Author : John L. Orr
  • Publisher : Infinity Pub
  • Pages : 218
  • ISBN : 0741441918
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Join the investigation as lead character, Arson Investigator Phil Langtry, searches every clue to uncover a serial arsonist.Could it possibly be `one of their own??This scintillating story was confiscated from the author?s home at the time of his arrest. Many believe it parallels his own activities while working as the fire captain and lead arson investigator for the Glendale Fire Department, California. He is currently serving a life sentence at Lompoc Penitentiary, California.This uncut story continues to be a source of ongoing controversy as recently witnessed on Investigative Reports, Nova and Arrest & Trial.

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : Patricia Cornwell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN : 9781101207345
  • Reader Reviews : 14
  • Genre : Fiction
  • The clues to a series of remorseless killings go up in smoke—and only Kay Scarpetta can find them in this #1 New York Times bestseller from Patricia Cornwell. “Sears its way into the psyche…Ablaze with Cornwell’s finest, scariest writing.”—Atlanta Journal Constitution The devastating fire tore through the horse farm, destroying everything it touched. Picking through the wreckage, Dr. Kay Scarpetta uncovers human remains—the work of an audacious and wily killer who uses fire to mask his brutal murders. And when Scarpetta learns that her old nemesis, Carrie Grethen, has escaped from a hospital for the criminally insane and is somehow involved, the investigation becomes personal. Tragedy strikes close to home. And Scarpetta must match Grethen’s every move with one of her own to douse the inferno of evil that threatens everyone around her... Includes an Introduction by the Author

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : Patricia Daniels Cornwell
  • Publisher : Berkley
  • Pages : 418
  • ISBN : 0425222381
  • Reader Reviews : 13
  • Genre : Fiction
  • CORNWELL/POINT OF ORIGIN

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : Patricia Daniels Cornwell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN : 0425169863
  • Reader Reviews : 15
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Virginia medical examiner Kay Scarpetta finds herself up against a killer who hids his crimes with fire

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    Fire Lover
  • Author : Joseph Wambaugh
  • Publisher : Open Road Media
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN : 9781504041515
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : True Crime
  • The hunt forthe most prolific American arsonist of the twentieth century—in this Edgar Award–winning true crime story that’s “stranger than fiction” (The New York Times). From Joseph Wambaugh, the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of such classics as The Onion Field and The Choirboys, comes the extraordinary story of the chase for the “Pillow Pyro,” led by one ambitious firefighter. Growing up in Los Angeles, John Orr idolized law enforcement. However, after being rejected by both the LAPD and LAFD, he settled for a position with the Glendale Fire Department. There, he rose through the ranks, eventually becoming a fire captain and one of Southern California’s best-known and most respected arson investigators. But Orr led another, unseen life, one that included womanizing and an insatiable thirst for recognition. While Orr busted a slew of petty arsonists, there was one serial criminal he could not track down. Nothing was safe from the so-called Pillow Pyro’s obsession. Homes, retail stores, and fields of dry brush all went up in flames. His handiwork led to millions of dollars worth of property damage and the deaths of four innocent bystanders. But after years of evading the police, he made a mistake—one that would turn Orr’s life upside down. The Washington Post raves, “When [Joseph Wambaugh] talks about the culture of cops versus the culture of firemen, we get no speculation, only hard-earned details.” Based on meticulous research, interviews, case records, and thousands of pages of court transcripts, Fire Lover is Wambaugh at his best.

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : Laird Scranton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781620554456
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  • Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Reveals Gobekli Tepe as a center of civilizing knowledge for the ancient world • Details how symbolic elements at Gobekli Tepe link a pre-Vedic cult in India to cosmological myths and traditions in Africa, Egypt, Tibet, and China • Discusses how carved animal images at Gobekli Tepe relate to stages of creation and provide an archaic foundation for symbolic written language • Defines how classical elements of ancient Egyptian myth and religion characterize an archaic cosmological tradition that links ancestrally back to Gobekli Tepe How could multiple ancient cultures, spanning both years and geography, have strikingly similar creation myths and cosmologies? Why do the Dogon of Africa and the civilizations of ancient Egypt, India, Tibet, and China share sacred words and symbols? Revealing the existence of a long-forgotten primal culture and the world’s first center of higher learning, Laird Scranton shows how the sophisticated complex at Gobekli Tepe in Turkey is the definitive point of origin from which all the great civilizations of the past inherited their cosmology, esoteric teachings, and civilizing skills, such as agriculture, metallurgy, and stone masonry, fully developed. Scranton explains how the carved images on Gobekli Tepe’s stone pillars were the precursors to the sacred symbols of the Dogon, Egyptians, Tibetans, and Chinese as well as the matriarchal Sakti cult of ancient Iran and India. He identifies Gobekli Tepe as a remote mountain sanctuary of higher knowledge alluded to in Sakti myth, named like an important temple in Egypt, and defined in ancient Buddhist tradition as Vulture Peak. Scranton reveals how Gobekli Tepe’s enigmatic “H” carvings and animal symbolism, symbolic of stages of creation, was presented as a kind of prototype of written language accessible to the hunter-gathers who inhabited the region. He shows how the myths and deities of many ancient cultures are connected linguistically, extending even to the name of Gobekli Tepe and the Egyptian concept of Zep Tepi, the mythical age of the “First Time.” Identifying Gobekli Tepe not only as the first university but also as the first temple, perhaps built as a civilizing exercise, Scranton definitively places this enigmatic archaeological site at the point of origin of civilization, religion, and ancient science.

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    The Heart of “I Am” the Point of Divine Origin.
  • Author : Robyn Mary Edwards
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Pages : 599
  • ISBN : 9781982217228
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  • Genre : Self-Help
  • The Heart Of “I AM” The Point Of Divine Origin (Parts One, Two and Three), is an unfolding journey, a study into the path of realization of the Divinity of Mankind. It reveals the secrets of Divinity, the truth within the Self, God made Manifest as the diversity of all life and as your Immortal Being. The Heart Of “I AM” The Point Of Divine Origin (Parts One, Two and Three), is a journey of the soul’s awakening evolution through Resurrection and Ascension. The soul’s journey is taken through Alpha and Omega, the Body and Blood of the Self, as God’s creation. With the remembrance of all aspects of the Self, we become the realization of the prosperity of the Heart, the understanding of the true Self; perfect creations, a manifestation of God’s Heart, as seen through his Mind. This journey is the most comprehensive understanding of Alpha and Omega, starting from the Stargate of Father Mother God, through to the dimensions of Space formed forth as the Body through which the Blood, the knowing of the Self flows as Eternal Light. This unfolding fulfills the revelation of God, that all should know the truth of God.

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : Rebecca Yarros
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 0997383135
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  • Genre : Books
  • In Legacy, Colorado, our inheritance is simple: Fire and Heartbreak. Sebastian Vargas? He's both. Bash was my best friend, my first love, my everything...until he walked away six years ago. I swore I'd never leave Legacy. Bash swore he'd never leave me. At least one of us kept our promise. When he comes home with a plan to resurrect the local hotshot crew that killed eighteen firefighters, including both our fathers, he sets everyone on edge¿especially me. Bash needs my help to win over the town council on behalf of the crew, but he has no intention of being on it¿or staying. I can't afford to fall for him again, but six years hasn't changed our insanely hot chemistry, or the way we feel about each other.With history poised to repeat itself, I'm once again torn between the small town I vowed to fight for, and the man whose love could burn me to the ground again.

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    White Protestant Nation
  • Author : Allan J. Lichtman
  • Publisher : Grove Press
  • Pages : 628
  • ISBN : 0802144209
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : History
  • Spanning nearly a century of American political history, an insightful study of the origins, development, and accomplishments of modern American conservatism traces the history of the movement from the 1920s, examines its principles and strategies, and profiles such right-wing personalities as Strom Thurmond, Barry Goldwater, Phyllis Schlafly, and others.

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : M. R. Forbes
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 354
  • ISBN : 1519626509
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  • Genre : Books
  • A starship lost. A creator found. A frantic race to save them both. For Colonel Mitchell "Ares" Williams, there is no giving up. There is no going back. The Goliath may have fallen into enemy hands, but the war must go on. After all, he and the Riggers have what they need to locate the Creator, the man responsible for the alien threat and the key to unraveling their unstoppable attack. All they have to do is get to him before the Tetron do. It's no easy task, but nothing about the war has ever been easy, and the Riggers still have a few tricks left up their sleeves.

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    Scarpetta
  • Author : Patricia Cornwell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 594
  • ISBN : 9780425230169
  • Reader Reviews : 38
  • Genre : Fiction
  • From America’s #1 bestselling crime writers comes an extraordinary #1 New York Times bestselling Kay Scarpetta novel. Leaving behind her private forensic pathology practice in Charleston, South Carolina, Kay Scarpetta accepts an assignment in New York City, where the NYPD has asked her to examine an injured man on Bellevue Hospital’s psychiatric prison ward. The handcuffed and chained patient, Oscar Bane, has specifically asked for her, and when she literally has her gloved hands on him, he begins to talk—and the story he has to tell turns out to be one of the most bizarre she has ever heard. The injuries, he says, were sustained in the course of a murder . . . that he did not commit. Is Bane a criminally insane stalker who has fixed on Scarpetta? Or is his paranoid tale true, and it is he who is being spied on, followed and stalked by the actual killer? The one thing Scarpetta knows for certain is that a woman has been tortured and murdered—and more violent deaths will follow. Gradually, an inexplicable and horrifying truth emerges: Whoever is committing the crimes knows where his prey is at all times. Is it a person, a government? And what is the connection between the victims? In the days that follow, Scarpetta; her forensic psychologist husband, Benton Wesley; and her niece, Lucy, who has recently formed her own forensic computer investigation firm in New York, will undertake a harrowing chase through cyberspace and the all-too-real streets of the city—an odyssey that will take them at once to places they never knew, and much, much too close to home. Throughout, Cornwell delivers shocking twists and turns, and the kind of cutting-edge technology that only she can provide. Once again, she proves her exceptional ability to entertain and enthrall.

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    Unnatural Exposure
  • Author : Patricia Cornwell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781429541763
  • Reader Reviews : 18
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Kay Scarpetta finds herself pitted against a possible bioterrorist in this suspense-filled read from #1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell. When a woman turns up dismembered in a landfill, Scarpetta initially suspects the work of a serial killer she’s been tracking. But her investigation turns far more dangerous when she realizes the victim’s skin is covered in an unusual rash—and Scarpetta herself may have just been exposed to a deadly virus.

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : Ericjon Thomas PhD
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 134
  • ISBN : 9781469166599
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  • Genre : Religion
  • The Point of Origin investigates the evolution of religious consciousness as an integral reality in the human person. The evolution of religious consciousness is an experience found throughout human history beginning with the earliest known human species, the Cro-Magnon. In this work Dr. Thomas identifies empirical data that lends itself to his theory that spirituality is not a bi-product of the human phenomena but an essential characteristic of being human. The author delves into conscious acknowledgement of the natural law as a universal norm guiding human activity in the wake of the plurality of religious expressions (Atheism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, etc.). In a crescendo effect of his work Dr. Thomas illustrates how mysticism becomes the ultimate expression of religious consciousness in the human experience.

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    Origin Story
  • Author : David Christian
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Spark
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 9780316392020
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : History
  • This New York Times bestseller "elegantly weaves evidence and insights . . . into a single, accessible historical narrative" (Bill Gates) and presents a captivating history of the universe -- from the Big Bang to dinosaurs to mass globalization and beyond. Most historians study the smallest slivers of time, emphasizing specific dates, individuals, and documents. But what would it look like to study the whole of history, from the big bang through the present day -- and even into the remote future? How would looking at the full span of time change the way we perceive the universe, the earth, and our very existence? These were the questions David Christian set out to answer when he created the field of "Big History," the most exciting new approach to understanding where we have been, where we are, and where we are going. In Origin Story, Christian takes readers on a wild ride through the entire 13.8 billion years we've come to know as "history." By focusing on defining events (thresholds), major trends, and profound questions about our origins, Christian exposes the hidden threads that tie everything together -- from the creation of the planet to the advent of agriculture, nuclear war, and beyond. With stunning insights into the origin of the universe, the beginning of life, the emergence of humans, and what the future might bring, Origin Story boldly reframes our place in the cosmos.

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    Caste (Oprah's Book Club)
  • Author : Isabel Wilkerson
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Pages : 497
  • ISBN : 9780593230251
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Social Science
  • #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • “An instant American classic and almost certainly the keynote nonfiction book of the American century thus far.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. NAMED THE #1 NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BY TIME, ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY People • The Washington Post • Publishers Weekly AND ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • O: The Oprah Magazine • NPR • Bloomberg • Christian Science Monitor • New York Post • The New York Public Library • Fortune • Smithsonian Magazine • Marie Claire • Town & Country • Slate • Library Journal • Kirkus Reviews • LibraryReads • PopMatters Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize • National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist • Dayton Literary Peace Prize Finalist • PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction Finalist • PEN/Jean Stein Book Award Longlist “As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, guiding us to our assigned seats for a performance. The hierarchy of caste is not about feelings or morality. It is about power—which groups have it and which do not.” In this brilliant book, Isabel Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its history has been shaped by a hidden caste system, a rigid hierarchy of human rankings. Beyond race, class, or other factors, there is a powerful caste system that influences people’s lives and behavior and the nation’s fate. Linking the caste systems of America, India, and Nazi Germany, Wilkerson explores eight pillars that underlie caste systems across civilizations, including divine will, bloodlines, stigma, and more. Using riveting stories about people—including Martin Luther King, Jr., baseball’s Satchel Paige, a single father and his toddler son, Wilkerson herself, and many others—she shows the ways that the insidious undertow of caste is experienced every day. She documents how the Nazis studied the racial systems in America to plan their outcasting of the Jews; she discusses why the cruel logic of caste requires that there be a bottom rung for those in the middle to measure themselves against; she writes about the surprising health costs of caste, in depression and life expectancy, and the effects of this hierarchy on our culture and politics. Finally, she points forward to ways America can move beyond the artificial and destructive separations of human divisions, toward hope in our common humanity. Beautifully written, original, and revealing, Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents is an eye-opening story of people and history, and a reexamination of what lies under the surface of ordinary lives and of American life today.

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    Fantastic Four Vol. 5
  • Author : Marvel Comics
  • Publisher : Marvel
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN : 1302920324
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • COLLECTING: Fantastic Four (2018) 14-19

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    A Scientific Method for Determining Point of Origin in Arson Investigation
  • Author : Quon Yin Kwan
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN : UCAL:C2984746
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book A Scientific Method for Determining Point of Origin in Arson Investigation

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : Amanda Tru
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 310
  • ISBN : 0615674135
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  • Genre : Montana
  • "I should have killed you when I had the chance. You have no idea, do you? Life is just a crazy coincidence? That's fine. I have a feeling even mercy has a limit" The terrorist's words haunt Rachel Saunders. Are they the ramblings of a psychopath? Or is there someone else out there who is watching Rachel and deciding if she should live or die? When Rachel stumbles across something she was never meant to see, she discovers all the random events from the past year have connections that are much closer to home than she ever imagined. Now she must elude terrorists intent on killing her and piece together the clues to identify her enemy before time runs out and many more people lose their lives. When all the secrets and lies are revealed, will Rachel be able to handle seeing her world as she know it fall apart? Will she be able to forgive one last betrayal from the man she thought she loved? POINT OF ORIGIN is Book Three in the TRU EXCEPTIONS series. Contains a SNEAK PEAK of YESTERDAY: BOOK 1 (Christian Romantic Suspense, Time Travel Romance)

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    Cause of Death
  • Author : Patricia Cornwell
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 9781101205631
  • Reader Reviews : 22
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a ship graveyard to recover the very human remains of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. Together with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will follow the scents of death and violence to the heart of sinister darkness. *San Francisco Chronicle

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    Revelation
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : Canongate Books
  • Pages : 60
  • ISBN : 9780857861016
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Bibles
  • The final book of the Bible, Revelation prophesies the ultimate judgement of mankind in a series of allegorical visions, grisly images and numerological predictions. According to these, empires will fall, the "Beast" will be destroyed and Christ will rule a new Jerusalem. With an introduction by Will Self.

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    Fantastic Four Vol. 5
  • Author : Dan Slott
  • Publisher : Marvel Entertainment
  • Pages : 136
  • ISBN : 9781302520670
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  • Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Collects Fantastic Four (2018) #14-19. The FF embark on a voyage to the one place in the universe they’ve never been! Long ago, the Fantastic Four’s fateful choices forever changed the destiny of a planet 44 light-years from Earth. Everyone knows the story of the brave souls bombarded by cosmic rays and transformed into superhuman beings, how they became their world’s first line of defense against all alien threats. They are…the Unparalleled! Seven super heroes who now must fulfill their destiny by defeating the fearsome, foretold forces of the Fantastic Four! Wait. What?! Johnny Storm’s world will never be the same again — and as if the fate of an entire planet weren’t enough, one of the biggest FF secrets of all time is finally revealed!

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    The Point of Origin
  • Author : Duke Kell,Nancy Kell
  • Publisher : Two Ton Productions
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN : 9780578060361
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • The answers to most of our questions have always been there, but our failure to connect the dots could mean the destruction of the human race. Archaeologist Tiffany Gerardo, and lab assistant Brian Brady, Find themselves entangled in a dangerous web. Guided by the Hopi's prophecy, and weaving through the foundation of what they thought they knew, they must find the truth. From the majestic Peaks of the Rocky Mountains, to the great mesas of the Southwestern Desert, this fast paced mystery & suspense thriller will captivate your imagination

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    STARGATE SG-1 ATLANTIS Points of Origin
  • Author : Sally Malcolm
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1905586728
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  • Genre : Fiction
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    Marking of Country of Origin on U.S. Imports
  • Author : N.a
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 12
  • ISBN : PURD:32754068488281
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  • Genre : Foreign trade regulation
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    The Slave Trade and the Origins of International Human Rights Law
  • Author : Jenny S. Martinez
  • Publisher : OUP USA
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN : 9780195391626
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  • Genre : History
  • There is a broad consensus among scholars that the idea of human rights was a product of the Enlightenment but that a self-conscious and broad-based human rights movement focused on international law only began after World War II. In this book, the nineteenth century's absence is conspicuous - few have considered that era seriously, much less written books on it. But as this author shows, the foundation of the movement that we know today was a product of one of the nineteenth century's central moral causes: the movement to ban the international slave trade.

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    The Rational Male -
  • Author : Rollo Tomassi
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN : 1548921815
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  • Genre : Books
  • Building once more on the core works of The Rational Male by Rollo Tomassi, Positive Masculinity is the newest supplemental reading in the series designed to give men, not a prescription, but actionable information to build better lives for themselves based on realistic and objective intersexual dynamics between men and women. Rational and pragmatic, the book outlines four key themes: Red Pill Parenting, The Feminine Nature, Social Imperatives and Positive Masculinity. Free of the pop-psychology pablum about parenting today, Red Pill Parenting is primarily aimed at the fathers (and fathers-to-be) who wanted more in depth information about raising their sons and daughters in a Red Pill aware context. While not an instruction manual, it will give men some insight into how to develop a parenting style based on Red Pill principles as well as what they can expect their kids to encounter from a feminine-primary social order determined to 'educate' them. The Feminine Nature is a collection of essays, revised and curated, that specifically address the most predictable aspects of the female psyche. It outlines and explores both the evolutionary and socialized reasons for women's most common behaviors and their motives, and how men can build this awareness into a more efficient way of interacting with them. Social Imperatives details how the female psyche extrapolates into western (and westernizing) cultural narratives, social dictates and legal and political legislation. This is the Feminine Imperative writ large and this section explores how feminism, women's sexual strategy and primary life goals have molded our society into what we take for granted today. Also detailed is the 'women's empowerment' narrative, and the rise of a blank-slate egalitarian equalism masking as a form of female supremacism that has fundamentally altered western cultures. The last section, Positive Masculinity, is comprised of essays, reformed and expanded upon, that will give men a better idea of how to define masculinity for themselves from a conventional and rational perspective. In an era when popular culture seeks to dismiss, ridicule, shame and obscure masculinity, this section and this book is intended to raise men's awareness of how fluid redefinitions of masculinity have been deliberately used to disempower and feminize men by a feminine-primary social order. This book is the third in of series complements to The Rational Male, the fifteen-year core writing of author/blogger Rollo Tomassi from therationalmale.com. Rollo Tomassi is one of the most prominent voices in the globally growing, male-focused online consortium known as the "Manosphere" as well as one of the 'Godfathers' of intersexual Red Pill awareness.

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    Points of Truth
  • Author : John L. Orr
  • Publisher : Infinity Publishing (PA)
  • Pages : 444
  • ISBN : 0741441926
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  • Genre : Arson
  • "Revelations of the most prolific serial arsonist of the 20th century"--Cover.

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : Br Ericjon Thomas
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Pages : 134
  • ISBN : 9781469166582
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • The Point of Origin investigates the evolution of religious consciousness as an integral reality in the human person. The evolution of religious consciousness is an experience found throughout human history beginning with the earliest known human species, the Cro-Magnon. In this work Br. Thomas identifies empirical data that lends itself to his theory that spirituality is not a bi-product of the human phenomena but an essential characteristic of being human. The author delves into conscious acknowledgement of the natural law as a universal norm guiding human activity in the wake of the plurality of religious expressions (Atheism, Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, etc.). In a crescendo effect of his work Br. Thomas illustrates how mysticism becomes the ultimate expression of religious consciousness in the human experience.

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    Origin
  • Author : Jennifer L. Armentrout
  • Publisher : Entangled: Teen
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9781622660766
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Book Four of the bestselling Lux series Daemon will do anything to get Katy back. After the successful but disastrous raid on Mount Weather, he's facing the impossible. Katy is gone. Taken. Everything becomes about finding her. Taking out anyone who stands in his way? Done. Burning down the whole world to save her? Gladly. Exposing his alien race to the world? With pleasure. All Katy can do is survive. Surrounded by enemies, the only way she can come out of this is to adapt. After all, there are sides of Daedalus that don't seem entirely crazy, but the group's goals are frightening and the truths they speak even more disturbing. Who are the real bad guys? Daedalus? Mankind? Or the Luxen? Together, they can face anything. But the most dangerous foe has been there all along, and when the truths are exposed and the lies come crumbling down, which side will Daemon and Katy be standing on? And will they even be together? Read the entire bestselling series! #1: Obsidian (from Katy's point of view) #2: Onyx (from Katy's point of view) #3: Opal (from Katy's point of view) #4: Origin #5: Opposition Oblivion (Books 1-3 from Daemon's point of view) CAN BE READ FIRST OR AFTER KATY'S POV! Prequel: Shadows (Dawson's story)

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    Shadows of Destruction
  • Author : J. P. Marshall
  • Publisher : Page Publishing, Incorporated
  • Pages : 364
  • ISBN : 1641389443
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Shadows of Destruction Origins is the first book of a series in the Shadows of Destruction story line. The origin book details the main character, Greg Martin's humble beginning and how he dreams up a new unit to help in the real-time Intelligence gathering for the Military to carry out a successful war on terrorism and against rouge nation states whose agenda is to bring down the United States and its allies. The story revolves around modern and near future times but is set in an alternate reality where Psychic abilities are gradually becoming more prevalent. This story takes Greg Martin from his days as a Human Intelligence operative to a Pentagon analyst and a direct aid to General Reinhardt along with his closest friend, Philip Leland. From the East Coast state of Virginia to the desert Post of Fort Huachuca, Arizona, the story takes you from the birth of an idea to the bringing to life a specialized unit of the Army's intelligence arm known as Military Intelligence Special Operations (MISOP). You will be drawn into a story that sees how a new unit is brought about in the Army and how it is kept secret from the normal operations of the Army and the US Government. Origins will give the reader and the inside story of the MISOP units true nature and how the training phase to become operational is conducted. This tale will keep the reader wondering what will happen next and how the characters come to life with purpose and meaning. Origins is filled with struggles of morality love and the hope of achievement while remaining in the shadows and behind the scene action.

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    Fantastic Four by Dan Slott Vol. 1
  • Author : Dan Slott,Gail Simone,Stan Lee
  • Publisher : Marvel
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN : 1302928279
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • The Fantastic Four is the World's Greatest Comics Magazine - and superstar writer Dan Slott is about to show you why! Separated across dimensions, the Thing, the Human Torch, the Invisible Woman and Mister Fantastic are reunited at long last! But as Reed and Sue return home with their children, they find that big things have changed! Ben Grimm and Alicia Masters have major plans of their own - like a wedding years in the making! And a new fabulous foursome, the Fantastix, are muscling in on the scene! But now that the FF are back, can Doctor Doom be far behind? And what about Galactus? Brace yourself for the world-eater vs. the lord of Latveria - with the fate of the planet hanging in the balance! Fantastic Four (2018) 1-11, Fantastic Four Wedding Special (2018) 1, Fantastic Four (1961) 8

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    The Survivors
  • Author : Amanda Havard
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 0983319065
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  • Genre : Books
  • Read and download full book The Survivors

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    Origin
  • Author : Dan Brown
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Pages : 658
  • ISBN : 9780525563709
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • Robert Langdon, Harvard professor of symbology, arrives at the ultramodern Guggenheim Museum Bilbao to attend the unveiling of a discovery that “will change the face of science forever.” The evening’s host is Edmond Kirsch, a forty-year-old billionaire and futurist, and one of Langdon’s first students. But the meticulously orchestrated evening suddenly erupts into chaos, and Kirsch’s precious discovery teeters on the brink of being lost forever. Facing an imminent threat, Langdon is forced to flee. With him is Ambra Vidal, the elegant museum director who worked with Kirsch. They travel to Barcelona on a perilous quest to locate a cryptic password that will unlock Kirsch’s secret. Navigating the dark corridors of hidden history and extreme re­ligion, Langdon and Vidal must evade an enemy whose all-knowing power seems to emanate from Spain’s Royal Palace. They uncover clues that ultimately bring them face-to-face with Kirsch’s shocking discovery…and the breathtaking truth that has long eluded us.

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    POOxM ( Point Of Origin Times Multiplier) -3 X -4 = +6 Not +12
  • Author : Keith Singleton
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 120
  • ISBN : 0966840828
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  • Genre : Education
  • Point Of Origin times Multiplier -3 x -4 = +6 not +12 The Correct way to multiply integers with a negative multiplier. The rule that we were taught in school was implemented in the wrong operation.This book will explain the right way to come to the correct answer

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    Point of Origin
  • Author : Rebecca Yarros
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 0997383119
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  • Genre : Books
  • In Legacy, Colorado, our inheritance is simple: Fire and Heartbreak. Sebastian Vargas...he's both.He was my best friend. My first love. My everything.Until he was my nothing.It's been ten years since the wildfire that turned our small town to ashes, taking the lives of our fathers and their elite hotshot crew.Six years since Bash disappeared with my heart.No explanation. No goodbye. But now he's home, fighting to resurrect the very thing that destroyed us both.One look, and I'm breathless.One touch, and he's relentless.And I'm not careful, he'll burn me to the ground again.

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    The Threat of Pandemic Influenza
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Pages : 431
  • ISBN : 9780309095044
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  • Genre : Medical
  • Public health officials and organizations around the world remain on high alert because of increasing concerns about the prospect of an influenza pandemic, which many experts believe to be inevitable. Moreover, recent problems with the availability and strain-specificity of vaccine for annual flu epidemics in some countries and the rise of pandemic strains of avian flu in disparate geographic regions have alarmed experts about the world's ability to prevent or contain a human pandemic. The workshop summary, The Threat of Pandemic Influenza: Are We Ready? addresses these urgent concerns. The report describes what steps the United States and other countries have taken thus far to prepare for the next outbreak of "killer flu." It also looks at gaps in readiness, including hospitals' inability to absorb a surge of patients and many nations' incapacity to monitor and detect flu outbreaks. The report points to the need for international agreements to share flu vaccine and antiviral stockpiles to ensure that the 88 percent of nations that cannot manufacture or stockpile these products have access to them. It chronicles the toll of the H5N1 strain of avian flu currently circulating among poultry in many parts of Asia, which now accounts for the culling of millions of birds and the death of at least 50 persons. And it compares the costs of preparations with the costs of illness and death that could arise during an outbreak.

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    Pro Git
  • Author : Scott Chacon,Ben Straub
  • Publisher : Apress
  • Pages : 441
  • ISBN : 9781484200766
  • Reader Reviews : 3
  • Genre : Computers
  • Pro Git (Second Edition) is your fully-updated guide to Git and its usage in the modern world. Git has come a long way since it was first developed by Linus Torvalds for Linux kernel development. It has taken the open source world by storm since its inception in 2005, and this book teaches you how to use it like a pro. Effective and well-implemented version control is a necessity for successful web projects, whether large or small. With this book you’ll learn how to master the world of distributed version workflow, use the distributed features of Git to the full, and extend Git to meet your every need. Written by Git pros Scott Chacon and Ben Straub, Pro Git (Second Edition) builds on the hugely successful first edition, and is now fully updated for Git version 2.0, as well as including an indispensable chapter on GitHub. It’s the best book for all your Git needs.

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    The One Device
  • Author : Brian Merchant
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN : 9780316546119
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • The secret history of the invention that changed everything-and became the most profitable product in the world. NATIONAL BESTSELLERShortlisted for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year Award One of the Best Business Books of 2016 - CNBC, Bloomberg, 1-800-CEO-Read "The One Device is a tour de force, with a fast-paced edge and heaps of analytical insight." -Ashlee Vance, New York Times bestselling author of Elon Musk "A stunning book. You will never look at your iPhone the same way again." -Dan Lyons, New York Times bestselling author of Disrupted Odds are that as you read this, an iPhone is within reach. But before Steve Jobs introduced us to "the one device," as he called it, a cell phone was merely what you used to make calls on the go. How did the iPhone transform our world and turn Apple into the most valuable company ever? Veteran technology journalist Brian Merchant reveals the inside story you won't hear from Cupertino-based on his exclusive interviews with the engineers, inventors, and developers who guided every stage of the iPhone's creation. This deep dive takes you from inside One Infinite Loop to 19th century France to WWII America, from the driest place on earth to a Kenyan pit of toxic e-waste, and even deep inside Shenzhen's notorious "suicide factories." It's a firsthand look at how the cutting-edge tech that makes the world work-touch screens, motion trackers, and even AI-made their way into our pockets. The One Device is a roadmap for design and engineering genius, an anthropology of the modern age, and an unprecedented view into one of the most secretive companies in history. This is the untold account, ten years in the making, of the device that changed everything.

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    The Warmth of Other Suns
  • Author : Isabel Wilkerson
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Pages : 642
  • ISBN : 9780679763888
  • Reader Reviews : 4
  • Genre : History
  • NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • In this beautifully written masterwork, the Pulitzer Prize–winnner and bestselling author of Caste chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life. From 1915 to 1970, this exodus of almost six million people changed the face of America. Wilkerson compares this epic migration to the migrations of other peoples in history. She interviewed more than a thousand people, and gained access to new data and official records, to write this definitive and vividly dramatic account of how these American journeys unfolded, altering our cities, our country, and ourselves. With stunning historical detail, Wilkerson tells this story through the lives of three unique individuals: Ida Mae Gladney, who in 1937 left sharecropping and prejudice in Mississippi for Chicago, where she achieved quiet blue-collar success and, in old age, voted for Barack Obama when he ran for an Illinois Senate seat; sharp and quick-tempered George Starling, who in 1945 fled Florida for Harlem, where he endangered his job fighting for civil rights, saw his family fall, and finally found peace in God; and Robert Foster, who left Louisiana in 1953 to pursue a medical career, the personal physician to Ray Charles as part of a glitteringly successful medical career, which allowed him to purchase a grand home where he often threw exuberant parties. Wilkerson brilliantly captures their first treacherous and exhausting cross-country trips by car and train and their new lives in colonies that grew into ghettos, as well as how they changed these cities with southern food, faith, and culture and improved them with discipline, drive, and hard work. Both a riveting microcosm and a major assessment, The Warmth of Other Suns is a bold, remarkable, and riveting work, a superb account of an “unrecognized immigration” within our own land. Through the breadth of its narrative, the beauty of the writing, the depth of its research, and the fullness of the people and lives portrayed herein, this book is destined to become a classic.