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Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Candace Owens
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  • Release Date :2020-09-15
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 1982133295
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Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER It’s time for a black exit. Political activist and social media star Candace Owens addresses the many ways that Democrat Party policies hurt, rather than help, the African American community, and why she and many others are turning right. Black Americans have long been shackled to the Democrats. Seeing no viable alternative, they have watched liberal politicians take the black vote for granted without pledging anything in return. In Blackout, Owens argues that this automatic allegiance is both illogical and unearned. She contends that the Democrat Party has a long history of racism and exposes the ideals that hinder the black community’s ability to rise above poverty, live independent and successful lives, and be an active part of the American Dream. Instead, Owens offers up a different ideology by issuing a challenge: It’s time for a major black exodus. From dependency, from victimhood, from miseducation—and the Democrat Party, which perpetuates all three. Owens explains that government assistance is a double-edged sword, that the Left dismisses the faith so important to the black community, that Democrat permissiveness toward abortion disproportionately affects black babies, that the #MeToo movement hurts black men, and much more. Weaving in her personal story, which ushered her from a roach-infested low-income apartment to1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, she demonstrates how she overcame her setbacks and challenges despite the cultural expectation that she should embrace a victim mentality. Well-researched and intelligently argued, Blackout lays bare the myth that all black people should vote Democrat—and shows why turning to the right will leave them happier, more successful, and more self-sufficient.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Sheri Chinen Biesen
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  • Release Date :2005
  • Total pages :243
  • ISBN : 9780801882173
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Summary : Sheri Chinen Biesen challenges conventional thinking on the origins of film noir and finds the genre's roots in the political, social and historical conditions of Hollywood during the Second World War.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Robert Swindells
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  • Release Date :2011-01-06
  • Total pages :224
  • ISBN : 1409025608
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Summary : Another gripping World War Two drama from the master storyteller and multi-award-winner, Robert Swindells. Life in a small village is boring now the war is over, there is still rationing and bomb damage and war losses. But when a group of children hear of some treasure kept locked in the village, things look at bit more interesting. And then two strangers turn up in the village - and they've heard of the treasure too . . .

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Connie Willis
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :491
  • ISBN : 0553803190
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Summary : Stranded in the past during World War II, three researchers from the future investigate period behavior and seek each other out in a shared effort to return to their own time. By the multiple Nebula and Hugo Award-winning author of The Doomsday Book.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Antonia Caroline Lant
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  • Release Date :2014-07-14
  • Total pages :280
  • ISBN : 1400862191
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Summary : The most universal civilian privation in World War II Britain, the blackout possessed many symbolic meanings. Among its complicated implications for filmmakers was a stigmatization of film spectacle--including the display of "Hollywood women," whose extravagant appearance connoted at best unpatriotic wastefulness and at worst collaboration with the enemy. Exploring the wartime breakdown of conventional gender roles on the screen and in the audience, Antonia Lant demonstrates that many British films of the period signaled their national cinematic identity by diverging from the notion of the Hollywood star, the mainstay of commercial American motion pictures, replacing her with a deglamourized, mobilized heroine. Nevertheless, the war machine demanded that British films continue to celebrate stable and reassuring gender roles. Contradictions abounded, both within film narratives and between narrative and "real life." Analyzing films of all the major wartime studios, the author scrutinizes the efforts of realist and melodramatic texts to confront women's wartime experiences, including conscription. By combining study of contemporary posters, advertisements, propaganda notices, and cartoons with consideration of recent feminist theoretical work on the cinema, spectatorship, and history, she has produced the first book to examine the relationships among gender, cinema, and nationality as they are affected by the stresses of war. Originally published in 1991. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Gary Lennon
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  • Release Date :1997
  • Total pages :62
  • ISBN : 9780573662362
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Summary : "Blackout takes place on Christmas Eve at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting. A diverse group has gathered to share their stories of hope and madness. They crave strength, integrity, and friendship as they struggle to make sense of their lives after years of drinking, drugging, and excess. A unique sense of family, love, and home prevails"--Publisher website.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Joey Paul
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  • Release Date :2006-06-30
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 0955343704
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Summary : Imagine having everything you ever wanted a perfect family, a perfect boyfriend, perfect friends-the whole group that only exists because of you! Then imagine waking up one morning and discovering you don't have any of that. It was a dream .a dream you had in a coma that was supposedly brought on by drugs. Imagine having to start again at school, trying desperately trying to fit in and prove that the 'drug' thing must have been a mistake-that you do deserve to be one of the 'elite'. Trying so hard to remember what really happened that night. Welcome to Tally's life.only problem is someone doesn't want her to remember.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Ragnar Jonasson
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  • Release Date :2018-08-28
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 1250171075
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Summary : A huge bestseller in England, France, and Australia, the third book in the Dark Iceland series from a spectacular new crime writer. "Easily the best yet. Beautifully written and elegantly paced with a plot that only gradually becomes visible, as if the reader had been staring into the freezing fog waiting for shapes to emerge."—The Guardian, UK (Readers' Books of the Year 2016) "A chiller of a thriller whose style and pace are influenced by Jonasson’s admiration for Agatha Christie. It’s good enough to share shelf space with the works of Yrsa Sigurdardottir and Arnaldur Indridason, Iceland’s crime novel royalty."—The Washington Post Hailed for combining the darkness of Nordic Noir with classic mystery writing in the tradition of Agatha Christie, author Ragnar Jonasson’s books are haunting, atmospheric, and complex. Blackout, the latest Ari Thór thriller, delivers another dark mystery that is chillingly stunning with its complexity and fluidity. On the shores of a tranquil fjord in Northern Iceland, a man is brutally beaten to death on a bright summer's night. As the 24-hour light of the arctic summer is transformed into darkness by an ash cloud from a recent volcanic eruption, a young reporter leaves Reykajvik to investigate on her own, unaware that an innocent person's life hangs in the balance. Ari Thor Arason and his colleagues on the tiny police force in Siglufjordur struggle with an increasingly perplexing case, while their own serious personal problems push them to the limit. What secrets does the dead man harbour, and what is the young reporter hiding? As silent, unspoken horrors from the past threaten them all, and the darkness deepens, it's a race against time to find the killer before someone else dies.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Tony Bradman
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  • Release Date :2019-08-01
  • Total pages :160
  • ISBN : 1407195395
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Summary : A gripping first-hand account of life back home during World War Two. Britain has been fighting the Second World War for five years and, with his father away serving in the navy, Jimmy feels responsible for looking after his mother and sister. But when he loses track of time at the cinema, Jimmy finds himself in real trouble. It's dark and the sirens are blaring - it's a bombing raid! Forced to spend the night in a shelter, when he finally gets home, there's no home to go to. The house has been bombed out and his mother and sister are nowhere to be found. How will Jimmy survive alone on the dangerous streets of London? And will he ever find his family?

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Keith R. A. DeCandido
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  • Release Date :2017-09-26
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 1534421262
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Summary : THE DARK IS COMING. . . . New York City in 1977 is vampire heaven. Serial killer Son of Sam is often blamed for their hits, and a citywide blackout gives them free reign of the streets, allowing them to get away with murder. Spike and his beloved Drusilla are in the Big Apple taking advantage of the situation, as is Vampire Slayer Nikki Wood, who has hunkered down with her son, Robin, in a Times Square apartment where she thinks they'll be safe. But no matter where she goes, Nikki has to watch her back. Spike has only one thing on his mind: to slay a slayer. Adding to Spike's list of challenges is a corrupt local vampire community that catches wind of his presence, and when they start messing with him, things get bloody interesting.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Rebecca Green
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2007
  • Total pages :32
  • ISBN : 9780790318950
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Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza
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  • Release Date :2008-08-05
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 1429925000
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Summary : The murder of an anonymous beggar on a cobblestone street in the wealthy precincts of Copacabana haunts Inspector Espinosa in this "beguiling" series (The New York Times Book Review) With no witnesses and no weapon, it seems like the case of the one-legged homeless man found lying in a cul-de-sac on São João Hill, shot through the heart, will remain unsolved. But Chief Inspector Espinosa can't shake thoughts of the hapless victim—who would target a penniless man who posed no physical threat? Focusing his incisive mind and characteristically unhurried inquiry on a group of affluent guests who dined at a nearby mansion on the stormy night of the murder, Espinosa carefully interrogates his way into the lives of his suspects, exposing lies, cover-ups—and further mysteries. When the body of a prominent young urbanite is discovered in a scandalous state of undress, Espinosa must find the unlikely connections between two murders with no apparent witnesses or motive. Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza turns up the heat in this novel, supplementing his seductive prose with psychological twists and steamy secrets that lead to the unexpected climax.

Electricity restructuring 2003 blackout identifies crisis and opportunity for the electricity sector.

Electricity restructuring 2003 blackout identifies crisis and opportunity for the electricity sector.
  • Author : N.A
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  • Release Date :
  • Total pages :329
  • ISBN : 1428939903
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Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Angela Thompson
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date :2012-04
  • Total pages :314
  • ISBN : 1469746522
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Summary : More than sixty- ve years after the bombing of Dresden and over twenty years after the reuni cation of Germany, Angela Thompson paints a vivid and passionate picture of her mother, Elfriede Richter (1920-1999), in Blackout: A Woman's Struggle for Survival in Twentieth Century Germany. This memoir, written from the point of view of two women a mother and her daughter narrates a story of this dark chapter in history. Thompson captures the essence of the time as she tells the story of her family's ght for survival after Hitler's rise to power, followed by World War II, the catastrophic bombing of Dresden, the emergence of two German states, and the family's eventual escape to West Germany before the building of the Berlin Wall. Blackout tells how a family is torn apart rst by two diametrically opposed political systems and later by great distance, as Thompson moves to the United States. In her search for understanding and universal truths, she presents a hauntingly personal insight into the heroic struggles of a woman who not only ghts for survival but strives for dignity in her married life and the new West German society as it slowly emerges after World War II.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : David J. Steele
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  • Release Date :2011
  • Total pages :141
  • ISBN : 1105055426
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Summary :