This book on the legendary Elvis Presley does not hold any punches when hitting back at Elvis' critics and puts right some of the myths that have grown up around his life and career. Elvis Aron Presley explores his acting career, his influence and his status as an icon. If you love Elvis, you will love what this book has to say, and you will enjoy seeing his name defended with passion.
Yugo dikejutkan dengan kabar bahwa partnernya, Kogure, terlibat kasus pemerasan yang melibatkan yakuza. Kasus ini ternyata berhubungan dengan seorang petinggi gerakan anti Jepang dari Korea Utara yang dicari-cari polisi Jepang. Apa hubungan petinggi gerakan anti Jepang tersebut dengan yakuza? Dan apa Yugo berhasil menyelamatkan Kogure?
Billionaires and Bagmen offers a surprising solution to the question many people are asking: How can we take our lives back from an over-reaching government, Wall Street power brokers, lobbyist-written laws, the billionaires who buy them off and candidates we don’t like? Sean Cogan, is funny, prickly, charismatic economist turned venture capitalist, comes up with the idea that his town should simply ignore Big Brother's rules and write its own.
He is convinced that the government is no longer “of, by and for the people,” that the President and all three branches of government are bought, paid for, and held in the grip of powerful billionaires, corrupt multinational corporations and their bagmen: the politicians and lobbyists who carry out their agendas. From a savvy newspaper reporter to a secretive former CIA agent who knows how the game is played to the idiot alcoholic mayor of the town who tries to sabotage the initiative, events start to spin out of control.
Things go from bad to worse when the powers that be in Washington become concerned that this independence movement could take on a life of its own. Cogan and his team of supporters, old high school friends, plow ahead in spite of the collusion of spies, lobbyists, a controversial talk show host and a whole boatload of other unsavory characters. It’s an exciting, scary and dangerous ride.
Learning all about having a baby is difficult. There’s a lot involved from the first moment you learn that you’re pregnant until your baby is born. And then there’s even more to know about from the time the baby is born until they leave your home, all grown up. Of course, we won’t even presume to be able to tell you absolutely everything you need to know about carrying, having and raising a child all the way until they move out. This book is about your process of getting started. We’re going to talk about some of the big things that you may not know about being pregnant and about having your baby. We’re even going to talk a little about things you should keep in mind for those first few months. Inside You Will Learn: • What To Do When You First Learn the News • The Most Important Things Every New Mom Should Know • The Important Things No One Else Will Tell You • What It’s Really Like to Carry a Baby • What It’s Really Like to Bring Your New Baby Home • And Much More Having a baby is one of the most difficult experiences you will ever go through, but it’s also one of the most rewarding. You don’t want to go into it empty-handed. Make sure you have all the tools possible at your disposal.
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Practical Duct Tape Projects gives you full step-by-step instructions for 21 amazing uses for duct tape.
Learn how to use duct tape to make snowshoes, a wallet, an apron, scratch pads, a hammock, an insulated winter coat, and even a D20 computer server! All projects are written by duct tape experts, and contain pictures for each step so you can learn how to do it yourself. Make it stick!
Regional transformation has emerged as a major topic of research during the past few decades, much of it seeking to understand how a region changes into a zone of conflict or cooperation and how and why some regions remain in perpetual conflict. Although the leading theoretical paradigms of international relations have something to say about regional order, a comprehensive treatment of this subject is missing from the literature. This book suggests that cross-paradigmatic engagement on regional orders can be valuable if it can generate theoretically innovative, testable propositions and policy-relevant ideas. The book brings together scholars from the dominant IR perspectives aiming to explain the regional order issue through multidimensional and multi-causal pathways and seeking meeting points between them.
Using insights from IR theory, the contributors offer policy-relevant ideas which may benefit conflict-ridden regions of the world.
The short works collected in Four Huts give voice to one of the most treasured aesthetic and spiritual ideals of Asia—that of a simple life lived in a simple dwelling. The texts were written between the ninth and the seventeenth centuries and convey each author's underlying sense of the world and what is to be valued in it. Four Huts presents original translations by Burton Watson—one of the most respected translators of Chinese and Japanese literature. The qualities that emerge from these writings are an awareness of impermanence, love of nature, fondness for poetry and music, and an appreciation of the quiet life. Four Huts features eleven brush paintings by artist Stephen Addiss.