Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic

Author Alison Bechdel ISBN-10 0618871713 ISBN-13 9780618871711 Year 0000-00-00 Pages 232 Language English Publisher Mariner Books Download Link Click Here From Publishers Weekly Starred Review This autobiography by the author of the long running strip Dykes to Watch Out For deals with her childhood with a closeted gay father who was an English teacher and proprietor of the local funeral parlor the former allowed him access to teen boys Fun Home refers both to the funeral parlor where he put makeup on the corpses and arranged the flowers and the family s meticulously restored gothic revival house filled with gilt and lace where he liked to imagine himself a 19th century aristocrat The art has greater depth and sophistication that Dykes Bechdel s talent for intimacy and banter gains gravitas when used to describe a family in which a man s secrets make his wife a tired husk and overshadow his daughter s burgeoning womanhood and homosexuality His court trial over his dealings with a young boy pushes aside the importance of her early teen years Her coming out is pushed aside by his death probably a suicide The recursively told story which revisits the sites of tragic desperation again…

City of God (Penguin Classics)

Author Augustine of Hippo ISBN-10 0140448942 ISBN-13 9780140448948 Year 2004-01-06 Pages 1184 Language English Publisher Penguin Classics Download Link Click Here St Augustine bishop of Hippo was one of the central figures in the history of Christianity and City of God is one of his greatest theological works Written as an eloquent defence of the faith at a time when the Roman Empire was on the brink of collapse it examines the ancient pagan religions of Rome the arguments of the Greek philosophers and the revelations of the Bible Pointing the way forward to a citizenship that transcends the best political experiences of the world and offers citizenship that will last for eternity City of God is one of the most influential documents in the development of Christianity For more than seventy years Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English speaking world With more than 1 700titles Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines Readers trust theseries to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors as well as up to datetranslations by award winning translators

The Flash by Mark Waid Book Two

Author Mark Waid ISBN-10 1401268447 ISBN-13 9781401268442 Year 2017-05-02 Pages 432 Language English Publisher DC Comics Download Link Click Here Superstar writer Mark Waid s run on THE FLASH is now re collected in a new series of graphic novels continuing in THE FLASH BY MARK WAID BOOK TWO Once Wally West was just Kid Flash sidekick to his mentor and friend the Flash a k a Barry Allen The death of Barry left Wally the fastest man alive and the new Flash Now somehow Barry has returned as a violent and paranoid speedster determined to eliminate what he s created Is Barry really back THE FLASH BY MARK WAID BOOK TWO looks back at Wally s earliest days as the Kid Flash and explores the gamut of his emotions and experiences from his first day as a child hero to his succession of Barry Allen as the new Flash A journey full of humor and drama this story shows just how much Wally West loves being the fastest man alive Collects GREEN LANTERN 30 31 40 THE FLASH 69 79 THE FLASH ANNUAL 6 JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL QUARTERLY 10

NCLEX-RN Content Review Guide (Kaplan Test Prep)

Author Kaplan Nursing ISBN-10 1506214606 ISBN-13 9781506214603 Year 2017-03-07 Pages 648 Language English Publisher Kaplan Publishing Download Link Click Here Get comprehensive review of essential nursing content with Kaplan s NCLEX RN Content ReviewGuide Up to date Updated annually by Kaplans expert nursing faculty Complete Covers must know nursing content required to pass the NCLEX RN Expert Strategies Master critical reasoning with Kaplan s acclaimed Decision Tree Learner efficient Organized in outline format with information presented in easy access tables Trusted Used by thousands of students each year to succeed on the NCLEX RN the first time Chapters follow the NCLEX s Client Needs Categories so you know you have complete content coverage Kaplan regularly reviews and revises content to ensure that we are providing the most up to date prep realistic practice materials and the most current test information

Boss Bitch: A Simple 12-Step Plan to Take Charge of Your Career

Author Nicole Lapin ISBN-10 0451495861 ISBN-13 9780451495860 Year 2017-03-21 Pages 400 Language English Publisher Crown Business Download Link Click Here New York Times bestselling author Nicole Lapin is back with a sassy and actionable guide empowering women to be the boss of their own lives and careers You dont need dozens or hundreds of employees to be a boss says financial expert and serial entrepreneur Nicole Lapin Hell you dont even need one You just need to be confident savvy and ready to get out there and make your success happen You need to find your inner Boss Bitch your most confident savvy ambitious selfand own it A Boss Bitch is the she ro of her own story She is someone who takes charge of herself and her future and embraces being a boss in all senses of the word whether as the boss of her own life a boss at work or the literal boss of her own company or all three Whichever she chooses being a Boss Bitch isnt something to apologize forits something to be proud of We all have what it takes to be a boss bitch says Lapin The problem is we dont learn how…

Miss Burma

Author Charmaine Craig ISBN-10 0802126456 ISBN-13 9780802126450 Year 2017-05-02 Pages 368 Language English Publisher Grove Press Download Link Click Here A beautiful and poignant story of one family during the most violent and turbulent years of world history Miss Burma is a powerful novel of love and war colonialism and ethnicity and the ties of blood Miss Burma tells the story of modern day Burma through the eyes of Benny and Khin husband and wife and their daughter Louisa After attending school in Calcutta Benny settles in Rangoon then part of the British Empire and falls in love with Khin a woman who is part of a long persecuted ethnic minority group the Karen World War II comes to Southeast Asia and Benny and Khin must go into hiding in the eastern part of the country during the Japanese Occupation beginning a journey that will lead them to change the countrys history After the war the British authorities make a deal with the Burman nationalists led by Aung San whose party gains control of the country When Aung San is assassinated his successor ignores the pleas for self government of the Karen people and other ethnic groups and in doing…

The Decibel Diaries: A Journey through Rock in 50 Concerts

Author Carter Alan ISBN-10 1611687926 ISBN-13 9781611687927 Year 2017-04-04 Pages 352 Language English Publisher ForeEdge Download Link Click Here Sometimes a rock concert is more than just an event Every so often a bands performance becomes a musical milestone a cultural watershed a political statement and a personal apotheosis On any given night a rock concert can tell the truth about who we are where we are and whats going on in music and life right now In The Decibel Diaries Carter Alan longtime DJ and music director at WZLX in Boston chronicles a lifetime in rock with a tour through fifty concerts that defined such momentsfrom Crosby Stills Nash Young playing in the rain when Richard Nixon resigned to Talking Heads and the first stirrings of punk in the basement bars of New York and Boston to the bluegrass angel Alison Krauss and the adaptable veteran Robert Plant forging a plangent plaintive postmodern synergy For each event Alan shows us what it was like to be there and telescopes out to reveal how this show fit into the arc of the artists career the artists place in music and the musics place in the wider world Taken together The…

Europe by Eurail 2017: Touring Europe by Train

Author Laverne Ferguson-Kosinski ISBN-10 1493018191 ISBN-13 9781493018192 Year 2016-10-01 Pages 584 Language English Publisher Globe Pequot Press Download Link Click Here Europe by Eurail has been the train travelers one stop source for visiting Europes cities and countries by rail for more than forty years This comprehensive guide provides the latest information on fares schedules and pass options as well as detailed information on more than one hundred specific rail excursions The book contains information readers need to enjoy visits in historic cities romantic villages and scenic hamlets on more than ninety rail trips starting from twenty eight base cities located in twenty countries Sample rail tour itineraries combine several base cities and day excursions into fifteen day rail tour packages complete with hotel recommendations and sightseeing options Packed with practical information step by step directions advice on where to go and what to see and do and complemented by the inclusion of twenty maps Europe by Eurail takes the puzzle out of European Rail Travel

Exam Ref 70-741 Networking with Windows Server 2016

Author Andrew Warren ISBN-10 0735697426 ISBN-13 9780735697423 Year 2016-12-30 Pages 352 Language English Publisher Microsoft Press Download Link Click Here Microsoft Exam 70 741 is for IT Pros interested in enhancing their skills for the latest version of Windows Server This exam validates skills and knowledge for configuring advanced tasks required to deploy manage and maintain a Windows Server 2016 infrastructure such as fault tolerance certificate services and identity federation Passing this exam along with two other exams is required for MCSA and MCSE certifications The Exam Ref is the official study guide for Microsoft certification exam 70 741 Featuring concise objective by objective reviews and strategic case scenarios and Thought Experiments exam candidates get professional level preparation for the exam The Exam Ref helps candidates maximize their performance on the exam and sharpen their job role skills It organizes material by the exam s objective domains Focus is on the skills measured on the exam Implement Domain Name System DNS Implement DHCP Implement IP Address Management IPAM Implement network connectivity and remote access solutions Implement core and distributed network solutions Implement an advanced network infrastructure This Microsoft Exam Ref Organizes its coverage by the Skills measured posted on the…

Compendium of Acrylic Painting Techniques: 300 Tips, Techniques and Trade Secrets

Author Gill Barron ISBN-10 1782210458 ISBN-13 9781782210450 Year 2014-12-16 Pages 176 Language English Publisher Search Press Download Link Click Here Aimed at all painters from beginners to the more experienced this book is packed with expert advice on all aspects of acrylic painting what to do and what not to do Learn how to choose and mix colors and create a multitude of effects using only one set of tubes Discover how to make your own equipment set up a studio space and use household materials to save money Beginners can follow processes stage by stage while more experienced artists can dip in and out for help with specific problems A unique section on how to develop your art and take it to a wider public is full of professional secrets which can bring you success much more quickly Try it and Fix it panels placed throughout the book suggest ways of practicing and developing new skills and avoiding or correcting common painting errors