Other People's Mail

An Anthology of Letter Stories
Author: Gail Pool
Publisher: University of Missouri Press
ISBN: 9780826212467
Category: Literary Collections
Page: 275
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"The first collection of its kind, Other People's Mail is a unique and important anthology. Pool's highly informative introduction explores the nature of letter fiction, and her individual preface to each story provides background information on both the author and the tale. A select listing of additional letter stories rounds out the anthology.

Other People’S Mail


Author: M. James Terrelle
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
ISBN: 142693632X
Category: Fiction
Page: 328
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Intelligence work is a great deal like flying. While flying is hours of sheer boredom with moments of stark terror, intelligence work is weeks of sheer boredom with moments of stark panic. Ben Jourdon works an analyst at the National Security Agency, specializing in the Middle East. He hadn't sought the job, and he isnt sure he even wants it. As with many of the things in life, though, Ben has little choicethe job is an excellent cover. The only thing he ever really wanted was to be a career Air Force flying officer, but that was not to be. After six years of flying, he had been medically grounded, courtesy of a bullet in Vietnam, and had to seek a new direction. The next six years saw him working as a Signals Intelligence Officer, but that came to an end on a dark street in Athens some eight years before. As for his true avocation, though, he was a professional assassin. What a surprise it would be for the security people at the NSA to find out about this other job

Teaching the Bible

Practical Strategies for Classroom Instruction
Author: Mark Roncace,Patrick Gray
Publisher: Society of Biblical Lit
ISBN: 158983674X
Category: Education
Page: 472
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While books on pedagogy in a theoretical mode have proliferated in recent years, there have been few that offer practical, specific ideas for teaching particular biblical texts. To address this need, Teaching the Bible, a collection of ideas and activities written by dozens of innovative college and seminary professors, outlines effective classroom strategies—with a focus on active learning—for the new teacher and veteran professor alike. It includes everything from ways to incorporate film, literature, art, and music to classroom writing assignments and exercises for groups and individuals. The book assumes an academic approach to the Bible but represents a wide range of methodological, theological, and ideological perspectives. This volume is an indispensable resource for anyone who teaches classes on the Bible.

Managing Microsoft Exchange Server


Author: Paul Robichaux
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781565925458
Category: Computers
Page: 701
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A hands-on guide to Microsoft Exchange Server for experienced users offers information and solutions for Internet integration, storage management, system security, performance management, and cost of ownership issues. Original. (Advanced).

How to deal with a stalker

...and other assaults on person or property
Author: Michael Wenkart
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3735737846
Category: Self-Help
Page: 212
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Stalking is an increasingly prevalent and disturbing problem in today’s society, made worse and more frightening by the internet and the increasing amount of legal and illegal surveillance that is happening. Cyberstalking has become such a problem that it has had to be enshrined in law as a distinct crime. It is, therefore, important that potential innocent victims are able to spot the signs that they are being, or about to be, stalked, what to do to prevent and dissuade the stalker and what rights and resort they have against the perpetrators. This compilation covers all this as well as looking at self-defence as a means of protection – and its legal implications and the increasingly relevant issue of surveillance and ‘gang stalking.’ You have the right to protection– and informing yourself is the first step in this process.

Obscene Matter Sent Through the Mail

Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Postal Operations of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Eighty-seventh Congress, First Session ...
Author: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service,United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Postal Operations
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Obscenity (Law)
Page: 355
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Other People's Stories

Entitlement Claims and the Critique of Empathy
Author: Amy Shuman
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
ISBN: 0252077741
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 200
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In Other People's Stories, Amy Shuman examines the social relations embedded in stories and the complex ethical and social tensions that surround their telling. Drawing on innovative research and contemporary theory, she describes what happens when one person's story becomes another person's source of inspiration, or when entitlement and empathy collide. The resulting analyses are wonderfully diverse, integrating narrative studies, sociolinguistics, communications, folklore, and ethnographic studies to examine the everyday, conversational stories told by cultural groups including Latinas, Jews, African Americans, Italians, and Puerto Ricans. Shuman offers a nuanced and clear theoretical perspective derived from the Frankfurt school, life history research, disability research, feminist studies, trauma studies, and cultural studies. Without compromising complexity, she makes narrative inquiry accessible to a broad population.

Interpreting the Truth

Changing the Paradigm of Biblical Studies
Author: L. William Countryman
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 9781563384103
Category: Religion
Page: 245
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Using the model of "reading other people's mail," L. William Countryman proposes that we read the letters of the New Testament as an ongoing conversation between the text itself and the modern interpreter and the community.

How the Internet Works


Author: Preston Gralla
Publisher: Que Publishing
ISBN: 9780789717269
Category: Internet
Page: 323
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The mystery is revealed at last in detailed color diagrams and explanations, graphically depicting the technologies that make the Internet work and how they fit together. You'll be able to understand and even one-up your computer geek friends after reading chapters on the Internet's underlying architecture, communication on the Internet, how the Web works, multimedia, and security and parental controls. For anyone interested in the Internet. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

We Dare You

Hundreds of Fun Science Bets, Challenges, and Experiments You Can Do at Home
Author: Vicki Cobb,Kathy Darling
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1602397759
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 336
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Hundreds of science experiments and projects are introduced.

Something Happened in Paradise: Thermidor in America

A Thesis, 1963-2008
Author: Leslie Herzberger
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 146910010X
Category: Reference
Page: 190
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Thermidor is just another way of saying Inquisition. At a point in time, the structure is in trouble. You either fix the structure, or you start shooting the people in the life of a complex group called a society. The shooting of people in a complex group, randomly constituted on account of the structure is what we call an Inquisition.

Alan Simpson's Windows XP Bible


Author: Alan Simpson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0764569198
Category: Computers
Page: 720
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The Secret Team

The CIA and Its Allies in Control of the United States and the World
Author: L. Fletcher Prouty
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1616082844
Category: History
Page: 624
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Presents an exposâe of the CIA in which the author accuses the organization of using brutal tactics to maintain security during the Cold War, including sabotaging the Eisenhower-Khrushchev talks and assassinating President Kennedy to keep the United States in Vietnam.

People Management and Development

Human Resource Management at Work
Author: Mick Marchington,Adrian Wilkinson
Publisher: CIPD Publishing
ISBN: 9780852929261
Category: Personnel management
Page: 604
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This is the leading textbook for students taking the CIPD professional qualification and has been fully revised and rewritten to take account of the new academic standards that will be taught from September 2002. The title has been changed from Core Personnel and Development to People Management and Development to reflect the change in the standards.

Dog Tags Yapping

The World War II Letters of a Combat GI
Author: Morton D. Elevitch
Publisher: SIU Press
ISBN: 9780809325276
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 200
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Uses a collection of letters and drawings to explore the military experiences of a young soldier serving in Europe during World War II.

Down to Earth Sociology: 14th Edition

Introductory Readings, Fourteenth Edition
Author: James M. Henslin
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439108951
Category: Social Science
Page: 624
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For thirty-five years and through thirteen editions, Jim Henslin's Down to Earth Sociology has opened new windows onto the social realities that shape our world. Now in its fourteenth edition, the most popular anthology in sociology includes new articles on our changing world while also retaining its classic must-read essays. Focusing on social interaction in everyday life, the forty-six selections bring students face-to-face with the twin projects of contemporary sociology: understanding the individual's experience of society and analyzing social structure. The fourteenth edition's exceptional new readings include selections on the role of sympathy in everyday life, mistaken perceptions of the American family, the effects of a criminal record on getting a job, and the major social trends affecting our future. Together with these essential new articles, the selections by Peter Berger, Herbert Gans, Erving Goffman, Donna Eder, Zella Luria, C. Wright Mills, Deborah Tannen, Barrie Thorne, Sidney Katz, Philip Zimbardo, and many others provide firsthand reporting that gives students a sense of "being there." Henslin also explains basic methods of social research, providing insight into how sociologists explore the social world. The selections in Down to Earth Sociology highlight the most significant themes of contemporary sociology, ranging from the sociology of gender, power, politics, and religion to the contemporary crises of racial tension, crime, rape, poverty, and homelessness.

Contested Issues in Christian Origins and the New Testament

Collected Essays
Author: Luke T. Johnson
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004242902
Category: Religion
Page: 745
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In Contested Issues in Christian Origins and the New Testament, Luke Timothy Johnson offers a series of independent studies on a range of critical questions from the historical Jesus to sexuality and law.

Light 'n Lively Reads for ESL, Adult, and Teen Readers

A Thematic Bibliography
Author: La Vergne Rosow
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited
ISBN: 9781563083655
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 343
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Annotates materials in the arts, sports, parenting, science, and more, and covers preparing for the GED and the U.S. citizenship test

Opening Paul's Letters

A Reader's Guide to Genre and Interpretation
Author: Patrick Gray
Publisher: Baker Books
ISBN: 1441236287
Category: Religion
Page: 192
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It is sometimes easy to forget that the books of the Bible are not really "books" at all but individual documents composed in a wide array of literary genres. This clear, concise, and accessible text on the Pauline Letters orients beginning students to the genre in which Paul writes. The book compares and contrasts Paul's letters with ancient and modern letters, revealing the distinctive conventions, forms, and purposes of Paul's Epistles. It focuses on the literary genre of the letter in ancient Greece and Rome, providing an overview of subjects, strategies, and concerns of immediate relevance for readers who wish to understand Paul in his ancient context. Discussion questions and sidebars are included.

Listen to the Voice


Author: Iain Crichton Smith
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1847675646
Category: Fiction
Page: 344
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Introduced by Douglas Gifford.This collection of the best of Iain Crichton Smiths short fiction brings together not one but many voices, both public and private. Ranging from inner promptings towards self-discovery, through the unconscious comedy of everyday speech, to the rantings of near madness, these stories display the peaks of Smiths wry, surrealistic humour, and his confessional mode in re-telling the past.The longer stories, illustrative of Smiths novels, are represented by Murdo and the seminal The Black and the Red. There are also outstanding short pieces such as Listen to the Voice and the poignant vignette, The Dying.These sensitive stories focus on the ambiguities of the inner voice, whose promptings can lead to self-discovery or repression and madness. Each juxtaposes the minutiae of everyday life with moments of searing emotion. Independent on SundayHe has a dry pungent humour, a gift for comic invention and a welcome ability to laugh at himself and his background while making a serious point and taking us to conclusions that are anything but obvious. Scotsman