Alien in the Family

Alien in the Family Author Gini Koch
ISBN-10 9781101513545
Release 2011-04-05
Pages 480
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Sci-fi action meets steamy paranormal romance in Gini Koch’s Alien novels, as Katherine “Kitty” Katt faces off against aliens, conspiracies, and deadly secrets. • “Futuristic high-jinks and gripping adventure.” —RT Reviews Planning any wedding is hard enough, but Katherine "Kitty" Katt and Jeff Martini have a lot more to worry about than seating arrangements, because multiple inter-stellar invasions, Alpha Team in mortal peril, and inter-alien conspiracies are all on the guest list—and the gifts they've brought contain some explosive surprises. The discovery that Martini is actually a member of the Alpha Centaurion Royal Family brings additional bad news—emissaries are on their way to see if Kitty's royal bride material. And they're not the only things coming from the Alpha Centauri system. Amazonian assassins, spies, alien beasties, shape-shifters, and representatives from the Planetary Council, combined with a tabloid reporter who's a little too on the mark, create a deadly situation for Kitty and the rest of Alpha Team. When the assassins strike far too close to home for anyone's comfort, Kitty realizes it's going to come down to more than throwing a bouquet—she's going to have to face an entire planetary consciousness and dethrone a monarch in order to make it to the church on time... Alien in the Family is the thrilling third installment of the Alien novels.



Aliens in the Family

Aliens in the Family Author Margaret Mahy
ISBN-10 0590448986
Release 1985
Pages 174
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When her father remarries, Jake feels alienated from her new family until her stepsister Dora meets an extraterrestrial visitor, who asks the children to help him complete his mission on Earth.



Human Rights of Aliens in Europe

Human Rights of Aliens in Europe Author
ISBN-10 9789024732159
Release 1985-11-04
Pages 474
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This book is a record of the proceedings of a colloquy on 'Human Rights of Aliens in Europe'. The Colloquy was organised by the Secretariat General of the Council of Europe, and held in Madiera, Portugal from the 17 to 19 October 1983. The three themes of the Colloquy were: the admission of aliens into the territory of the host country and their residence there, participation of aliens in public affairs (political and associative life) and the fact that aliens belong to various cultures and the tension which this creates. Separate sessions were devoted to each theme. On the admission of aliens to the territory of the host country and his residence there, it was proposed by one participant that only 'real' as opposed to 'fictitious' families should be considered as eligible to the special consideration of family reunification in the refugee admission procedure of states. It was pointed out, however, that it is far from easy to come to a clear definition of the 'family'. Discussion also touched on the right of aliens to have the assistance of an interpreter for legal civil, criminal and administrative proceedings, the relation of asylum and extradition, and what measures could be taken within the Council of Europe to promote better compliance on the part of states to European Conventions. On the participation of aliens in public affairs, there was discussion on the right of aliens, especially of migrant workers, to vote at the local level and the question of participation in home elections while abroad. Discussion on the third theme centered upon whether government immigration policy and the treatment of resident aliens should be based on a concept of aliens as being a threat to the European society or whether the contact between peoples brought about by immigration could result in mutually beneficial changes.



Monsters and the Monstrous

Monsters and the Monstrous Author Niall Scott
ISBN-10 9789042022539
Release 2007-01
Pages 228
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Emerging from depths comes a series of papers dealing with one of the most significant creations that reflects on and critiques human existence. Both a warning and a demonstration, the monster as myth and metaphor provides an articulation of human imagination that toys with the permissible and impermissible. Monsters from zombies to cuddly cartoon characters, emerging from sewers, from pages of literature, propaganda posters, movies and heavy metal, all are covered in this challenging, scholarly collection. This volume the third in the series presents a marvellous collection of studies on the metaphor of the monster in literature, cinema, music, culture, philosophy, history and politics. Both historical reflection and concerns of our time are addressed with clarity and written in an accessible manner providing appeal for the scholar and lay reader alike. This eclectic collection will be of interest to academics and students working in a range of disciplines, such as cultural studies, film studies, political theory, philosophy and literature studies.



Alien in Chief

Alien in Chief Author Gini Koch
ISBN-10 075641007X
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 560
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Alien in Chief is the latest adventure in Gini Koch’s rollicking and snarky Alien series and the thrilling sequel to Alien Separation.



Alien In den Schatten

Alien   In den Schatten Author Tim Lebbon
ISBN-10 9783641144418
Release 2014-11-10
Pages 384
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Das Grauen erwacht Als Kind wurde Chris Hooper in seinen Träumen von Monstern verfolgt. In seiner Vorstellung lebten sie im Weltall. Doch das All ist dunkel und leer, wie er viel später herausfindet, als er als Chefmechaniker auf der MARION schuftet. Bis sich eines Tages ein Unfall ereignet – und etwas zum Leben erwacht, das tief in den Minen geschlummert hat. Die Hölle bricht los, und Chris Hoopers schlimmste Albträume holen ihn ein. Rettung naht durch Ellen Ripley, die letzte Überlebende des Raumschiffs Nostromo.



A Balm for Gilead

A Balm for Gilead Author Daniel P. Sulmasy MD, PhD, OFM
ISBN-10 1589012739
Release 2006-09-20
Pages 176
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Once rarely discussed in medical circles, the relationship between spirituality and health has become an important topic in health care. This change is evidenced in courses on religion and medicine taught in most medical schools, articles in journals such as the New England Journal of Medicine, and conferences being held all over the country. Yet, much of the discussion of the role of religion and spirituality in health care keeps the critical distance of only being about spirituality. A Balm for Gilead goes further, offering a work of spirituality. Sulmasy moves between the poetic and the speculative, addressing his subject in the tradition of great spiritual writers like Augustine and Bonaventure. He draws from philosophical and theological sources—specifically, Hebrew and Christian scripture—to illuminate how the art of healing is integrally tied to a sense of the divine and our ultimate interconnectedness. Health care professionals—and anyone else involved with the care of the sick and dying—will find this series of meditations both inspiring and instructive. Sulmasy addresses the spiritual malaise that physicians, nurses, and other health care workers experience in their professional lives, and explores how these Christian healers can be inspired to persevere in the care of the sick. Drawing on the parable of the prodigal son, for instance, Sulmasy illustrates how some physicians have put financial gain ahead of their patients, and how genuine spirituality might change their hearts. He examines both enigmatic topics such as the relationship between sinfulness, sickness, and suffering and the spirituality of more routine topics such as preventive medicine. In one especially stirring and poignant meditation, he reflects on the spirituality of dying in the light of Christian hope. A Balm for Gilead interweaves prayer and reflection, pointing the way to a twenty-first-century spirituality for health care professionals and their patients.



The Alien in My E Mail and Other Stories

The Alien in My E Mail and Other Stories Author Wolfgang Niesielski
ISBN-10 9781475909906
Release 2012-05-01
Pages 264
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Most of us have encountered frustrating incidents in our lifetimes. For humor columnist Wolfgang Niesielski, one of his most exasperating moments involves an expensive hotel room, a faulty thermostat, and a patronizing front desk clerk-only to be rescued by two gentlemen who, after conferring with each other in hushed tones, change their pleasant demeanor into the serious miens of surgeons before a heart transplant operation. In this compilation of his humor columns, Niesielski provides an amusing take on everyday experiences. See what it's like to have an evil cyber presence monopolize your e-mail account, understand the overwhelming differences between first class and tourist class on an airplane, and find out why it's important to choose the right gift for a loved one-even if it is a Salad Shooter or an electric nail-file buffing system. From learning how unforgiving Mother Nature truly is when he forgets how to water the lawn to the moment when he discovers he is a procrastinator in the worst way, Niesielski illustrates what fun life can be when one learns to laugh at himself. The Alien in My E-Mail and Other Stories takes others on a delightful ride through one man's wacky life-Salad Shooter and all.



Alien in the House

Alien in the House Author Gini Koch
ISBN-10 0756407575
Release 2013
Pages 534
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When the newly elected Representative from New Mexico's Second Congressional District is murdered while at the Centaurion Embassy, Kitty Kat-Martini and the rest of the Diplomatic Corps must stop a killer before another life is taken. Original.



Discover your roots

Discover your roots Author Paul Blake
ISBN-10 9781907518881
Release 2006-05-24
Pages 256
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Finding out about your ancestors and family history is now easier than ever. You can search on the internet, or employ a professional genealogist to do the digging for you, but doing it yourself is often the most rewarding and fascinating method. This however can still be a confusing and complicated business, so where is the best place to start? In Discover your roots genealogists Maggie Loughran and Paul Blake reveal 52 inspiring ideas to help you on the road to discovery.



Criminal Aliens in the United States

Criminal Aliens in the United States Author
ISBN-10 UCAL:B5146625
Release 1994-01-01
Pages 106
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Criminal Aliens in the United States has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Criminal Aliens in the United States also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Criminal Aliens in the United States book for free.



An Alien in a Strange Land

An Alien in a Strange Land Author Anthony Dancer
ISBN-10 9781621892939
Release 2011-01-01
Pages 286
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This unique theological biography traces the emergence of William Stringfellow's theology and the place of biblical politics within it. It highlights the centrality of life and work to his theology, and the inseparability of one from another. It tells the story of an ordinary life made less ordinary, radicalized through becoming a biblical person. Amidst periods in America of threat and prosperity (1950s), and later dissent and protest (1960s), Dancer examines not only how Stringfellow held America to account, but the way in which he offered a hopeful alternative in which the place of the Bible and the world were both central. It explores the way Stringfellow learned that the Bible makes sense of us and not us of it. This is biblical politics--a radicalizing, organizing engagement with the person and the world of which the church seems to sadly have lost both sight and interest. The advocacy of Karl Barth, his love of the circus, his scholarship to LSE, the National Conference on Religion and Race, his love for his parable of hope, Anthony Towne, and his prophetic confrontation with Johnson's "Great Society," all offer clues and insights into this radicalizing force at work in his life. Yet it was a life-threatening illness and personal confrontation with death in many ways became the final point of radicalization that lead to the production of Ethic for Christians and Other Aliens in a Strange Land-ethics as pertinent to today as they are to any age.



Immigration Procedures Handbook

Immigration Procedures Handbook Author Austin T. Fragomen
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105063869254
Release 2007
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Immigration Procedures Handbook has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Immigration Procedures Handbook also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Immigration Procedures Handbook book for free.



The Unmaking of a Dancer

The Unmaking of a Dancer Author Joan Brady
ISBN-10 9781849839549
Release 2012-06-07
Pages 320
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The Unmaking of a Dancer sheds a blistering light on the raw, fiercely competitive and often vicious world of ballet: the truth behind the fiction of Black Swan. It's the story of Joan Brady's life in her own words. Ballet was the first thing Brady was good at; she really was good, too, performing professionally with the San Francisco Ballet at the tender age of fourteen. A bonus was that lessons and performances kept her away from her unpredictable father and formidable mother. But nobody can stay away for good, and when she finally made it into the New York City Ballet, her mother delivered a career-destroying blow. And yet with the help of the love of her life, Dexter Masters, she found another way of living and the chance for a family of her own.



The Internment of Aliens in Twentieth Century Britain

The Internment of Aliens in Twentieth Century Britain Author David Cesarani
ISBN-10 9781136293641
Release 2013-02-01
Pages 252
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These essays reveal the role of British intelligence in the roundups of European refugees and expose the subversion of democratic safeguards. They examine the oppression of internment in general and its specific effect on women, as well as the artistic and cultural achievements of internees.



Aliens in the Home

Aliens in the Home Author Sabine Büssing
ISBN-10 UOM:39015012124742
Release 1987
Pages 203
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Within the broad field of contemporary literature, horror fiction has only recently developed into a genre which modern scholars may legitimately regard as being worthy of critical attention. This comparative study provides ample proof that horror fiction can be more profound and revealing than many literary critics imagined. The only study of its kind, this book offers detailed critical analysis of the child in horror fiction, with special emphasis on themes relating to the child's social position within the family and its war against parents or authority figures, as well as its various functions as victim, evil innocent, and monster. Special attention is given to the child's consistent, stylized portrayal in horror fiction, which forms a sharp contrast to the appearance of children both in other genres and in real life.



Holy Headshot

Holy Headshot Author Patrick Borelli
ISBN-10 9781439123164
Release 2012-11-27
Pages 240
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Holy Headshot! is an amazing collection of the funniest, strangest, most captivating performers' headshots and resumes you have ever seen. The book throws open the door to the casting director's office and gives an entertaining peek into the amazing -- and sometimes bizarre -- world of show business. Authors Patrick Borelli and Douglas Gorenstein pored over 50,000 headshots to put together this remarkable gallery, which showcases everyone from aspiring amateurs who are striving to live out their Hollywood dreams to seasoned professionals that you might recognize from the big screen. A celebration of our national obsession with getting famous, Holy Headshot! offers up plenty of "What were they thinking!?" hilarity, but just as often you'll find yourself rooting for the characters that populate its pages.