STREET CHILDREN: THE TRAGEDY AND CHALLENGE OF THE WORLD'S MILLIONS OF MODERN-DAY OLIVER TWISTS ldren fend for themselves on city streets around the world. - 10 million of them are totally on their own, uncared for and unprotected. - Thousands of children and adolescents in South America have been killed by death squads - A survey of UK runaways found that 1 in 4 had been sexually abused while..
K2: TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY the second-highest peak in the world - and the most difficult to climb. In 1986, it was the site of both dazzling triumph and great loss as twenty-seven men and women reached the top but thirteen died trying. To this day it remains the single greatest tragedy in the history of mountaineering. Curran..
THE SERIAL KILLER WHISPERER: HOW ONE MAN'S TRAGEDY HELPED UNLOCK THE DEADLIEST SECRETS OF THE WORLD'S MOST TERRIFYING KILLERS g author Pete Earley—the strange but true story of a man who suffers a traumatic brain injury and as a result is given the ability to converse with the world’s most terrifying criminals.
After suffering a horrific head injury, fifteen-year-old Tony Ciaglia discovered he could ..
IN RETROSPECT: THE TRAGEDY AND LESSONS OF VIETNAM indispensable document for anyone interested in the Vietnam War. McNamara's controversial book tells the inside and personal story of America's descent into Vietnam from a unique point of view, and is one of the most enlightening books about government ever written. This new edition features a new ..
THE FRAGILITY OF GOODNESS: LUCK AND ETHICS IN GREEK TRAGEDY AND PHILOSOPHY t views about "moral luck." It examines the fundamental ethical problem that many of the valued constituents of a well-lived life are vulnerable to factors outside a person's control, and asks how this affects our appraisal of persons and their lives. The Greeks made a profound contribution to these..
THE TWISTED TRAGEDY OF MISS NATALIE STEWART (MAGIC MOST FOUL #2) life has never seemed so far away. Her only solace, Lord Jonathan Denbury, is wanted for murder. To clear his name, Denbury must return to England and assume the role of his demon doppelganger. But Natalie begins to doubt his true motives, especially as a new gentleman begins whispering in her ear...
ELIZABETH CARY: THE TRAGEDY OF MARIAM (RENAISSANCE TEXTS & STUDIES) ragedy of Mariam, the Fair Queen of Jewry is probably the first play in English known to have been authored by a woman, and it has become increasingly popular in the study of early modern women's writing. The play, which Cary based on the story of Herod and Mariam, turns on a rumour of Herod's death..
AGATHA CHRISTIE CRIME COLLECTION: THE HOLLOW / THE MOVING FINGER / THREE ACT TRAGEDY ..
WEIMAR GERMANY: PROMISE AND TRAGEDY s us, and now this complex and remarkably creative period and place has the history it deserves. Eric Weitz's "Weimar Germany" reveals the Weimar era as a time of strikingly progressive achievements--and even greater promise. With a rich thematic narrative and detailed portraits of some of Weimar's ..
FACING THE WIND: A TRUE STORY OF TRAGEDY AND RECONCILIATION child, Christopher, was born with severe neurological and visual impairments. For many years, the Rowesâ courageous response to adversity set an example for other parents of children with birth defects. Then the pressures on Bob Roweâpersonal and professionalâtook their toll, and he fell into de..