The Collector S Wife
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📒The Collector S Wife ✍ Mitra Phukan
✏The Collector s Wife Book Summary : This is the story of Rukmini who is married to the District Collector of a small town in Assam, and teaches English literature in the local college. On the surface, her life is settled and safe in the big, beautiful bungalow on the hill above the cremation ground, seemingly untouched by the toil and sufferings of the common folk living 'below'. And yet, each time there is an 'incident' in the district, the fear and uncertainty that grips the town finds a reflection in her own life. Assam is in the grip of insurgency and it is this thread that runs like a dark river through the novel and forms its backdrop.
📒Collectors ✍ Eddie Deangelini
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📒The Collectors ✍ David Baldacci
✏The Collectors Book Summary : The Collectors by bestselling sensation David Baldacci is the exciting second instalment of a breathtaking series. Oliver Stone – the leader of four highly skilled misfits who call themselves the Camel Club. Their mission – to hold America’s political elite to account. Washington DC. The Speaker of the House of Representatives is assassinated in broad daylight. Then the head of the Rare Books Division at the Library of Congress is found dead amongst his cherished collection. While chaos engulfs the city, only the Camel Club can make the connection that exists between the two murders. Joining forces with a beautiful con artist, Stone and his team need all the help they can get as they enter a world of espionage that threatens to bring America to its knees . . . The Collectors is followed by Stone Cold, Divine Justice and Hell's Corner.
📒Interpreting Objects And Collections ✍ Susan M. Pearce
✏Interpreting Objects and Collections Book Summary : This volume brings together for the first time the most significant papers on the interpretation of objects and collections and examines how people relate to material culture and why they collect things. The first section of the book discusses the interpretation of objects, setting the philosophical and historical context of object interpretation. Papers are included which discuss objects variously as historical documents, functioning material, and as semiotic texts, as well as those which examine the politics of objects and the methodology of object study. The second section, on the interpretation of collections, looks at the study of collections in their historical and conceptual context. Many topics are covered such as the study of collecting to structure individual identity, its affect on time and space and the construction of gender. There are also papers discussing collection and ideology, collection and social action and the methodology of collection study. This unique anthology of articles and extracts will be of inestimable value to all students and professionals involved in the interpretation of objects and collections.
📒The Tin Collectors ✍ Stephen J. Cannell
✏The Tin Collectors Book Summary : The bestselling novelist and award-winning Hollywood producer weaves a high-tension novel of suspense around a chilling conspiracy of corruption within the LAPD, reminiscent of the classic movie "Chinatown." Inside the department, they're called Tin Collectors: Internal Affairs Agents, the police of the police. If they catch you breaking the rules, they'll come after your badge. If they want you badly enough, they'll collect more than just your tin. LAPD Detective Shane Scully is startled awake in the middle of the night by a call from his ex-partner's wife, who is being beaten by her abusive husband. Racing to their house to stop the fight, Scully ends up killing his ex-partner, a cop who is beloved within the department. Suddenly, Scully finds himself an outcast, shunned by his fellow cops who intend to exact vengeance no matter what the cost. Internal Affairs zeroes in on the "renegade" cop with their sharpest young prosecutor, the ice queen Alexa Hamilton, who has her own reasons for taking revenge on Scully. Desperate to save his career, Scully starts kicking over rocks within the LAPD. What he uncovers is pure evil: a conspiracy going to the very top that ultimately threatens not just his own life but that of a young teenage boy, Chooch, entrusted to Scully's care by his mother - Sandy Sandoval. Known as the Black Widow, Sandy is a beautiful and courageous woman who also happens to be the LAPD's most important undercover informant, and Scully will do anything to keep her son safe. Stephen J. Cannell combines mystery and violence, loyalty and passion in a tale with an ending as unpredictable as LA itself.
📒Aboriginal Plant Collectors ✍ Philip A. Clarke
✏Aboriginal Plant Collectors Book Summary : "The impact of indigenous people upon the European discovery of Australian plants." --Provided by publisher.
📒Vince Flynn Collectors Edition 4 ✍ Vince Flynn
✏Vince Flynn Collectors Edition 4 Book Summary : For the first time in eBook from the UK, the box set of three Vince Flynn titles Extreme Measures Mitch Rapp and his protégé Mike Nash need to bring down an al-Qaeda cell, but certain leaders on Capitol Hill think that men like Rapp and Nash need to be put on a short leash. Pursuit of Honour In order to find al-Qaeda operatives responsible for a series of explosions in Washington, Mitch Rapp needs to stop partner Mike Nash from cracking… The Last Man Mitch Rapp must do all he can to find the man he is supposed to be protecting: Joe Rickman, head of the CIA's clandestine operations in Afghanistan. Can he navigate the ever-changing political landscape in order to complete his mission? Praise for Vince Flynn: 'Sizzles with inside information and CIA secrets.' Dan Brown 'Flynn perfectly measures all the ingredients for a fast and furious read.' Publishers Weekly 'A cracking, uncompromising yarn that literally takes no prisoners' The Times Vince Flynn clearly has one eye on Lee Child's action thriller throne with this twist-laden story . . . instantly gripping' Shortlist
📒The Zookeeper S Wife ✍ Diane Ackerman
✏The Zookeeper s Wife Book Summary : In war-torn Warsaw, a zookeeper and his wife refuse to surrender... Now a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain and Daniel Brühl, Diane Ackerman's The Zookeeper's Wife is based on a remarkable true story of bravery and sanctuary during World War II. Perfect for fans of Lion and Hidden Figures. 'I can't imagine a better story or storyteller. The Zookeeper's Wife will touch every nerve you have' -Jonathan Safran Foer, author of Everything is Illuminated When Germany invades Poland, Luftwaffe bombers devastate Warsaw and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals killed, or stolen away to Berlin, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski begin smuggling Jews into the empty cages. As the war escalates Jan becomes increasingly involved in the anti-Nazi resistance. Ammunition is buried in the elephant enclosure and explosives stored in the animal hospital. Plans are prepared for what will become the Warsaw uprising. Through the ever-present fear of discovery, Antonina must keep her unusual household afloat, caring for both its human and animal inhabitants - otters, a badger, hyena pups, lynxes - as Europe crumbles around them. Written with the narrative drive and emotional punch of a novel, The Zookeeper's Wife is a remarkable true story. It shows us the human and personal impact of war - of life in the Warsaw Ghetto, of fighting in the anti-Nazi resistance. But more than anything it is a story of decency and sacrifice triumphing over terror and oppression. What readers are saying about The Zookeeper's Wife: 'Beautifully and sensitively written - a must read' 'An adventure that inspires' 'Both horrifying and endearing on a scale I've not experienced in years' 'A story that will haunt you forever' 'Haunting, life affirming, sad, and inspiring'
📒The Trap Collectors Guide ✍ Blaise Andreski
✏The Trap Collectors Guide Book Summary : Current pricing plus a detailed history of many desirable collector traps.
📒The Soul Collectors ✍ Chris Mooney
✏The Soul Collectors Book Summary : 'One of the best thriller writers working today' Lee Child 'Chris Mooney is an exceptional thriller writer. I envy those who have yet to read him' John Connolly By the time you read this, I'll be missing or dead. Whatever you do, don't come looking for me. They're experts at hiding things: the living and the dead. And the truth. Ten years ago CSI Darby McCormick investigated a child abduction case. Today, the missing child - Charlie Rizzo - is back from the dead and holding his family hostage. His only demand: bring me Darby McCormick. Where has Charlie been all these years? And what is the secret he'll only tell Darby in person? A terrible conspiracy is unravelling. One even the FBI are running scared from. If Darby doesn't lose her life, she fears that she will lose not only her mind, but her soul... * * * Praise for Chris Mooney: 'Chris Mooney is a wonderful writer ... Compelling, thrilling and touching' Michael Connelly 'If you want a thriller that will chill your blood, break your heart and make your pulse race, Chris Mooney is your man' Mark Billingham 'A compelling story that will keep you up past your bedtime' Karin Slaughter 'A scary, breakneck ride with thrills that never let up' Tess Gerritsen 'Harrowing, gripping, haunting, gut-wrenching and beautifully written' Harlan Coben