Download E-books The Strange Case of the Composer and his Judge PDF

By Patricia Duncker, Maggie Mash, Whole Story Audiobooks

New Year's Day, 2000. Hunters bump into a half-circle of useless our bodies mendacity within the snow close to a vacation chalet. The pass judgement on and commissaire answerable for the research have encountered this suicide sect earlier than. within the chalet they discover a leather-bound e-book. The booklet of the religion leads them to the composer, Friedrich Grosz, who's hooked up to each one of many useless. definitely he has to be implicated?

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Download E-books Sophiechen und der Riese PDF

By Roald Dahl, Peer Augustinski, Michael Habeck, Verena Wurth, Der Hörverlag

Zum Glück ist der Riese, der Sophiechen ins Riesenland verschleppt, ein guter Riese, used to be guy von seinen Kollegen, z. B. dem Knochenknacker oder dem Fleischfetzenfresser, nicht behaupten kann. Doch Sophiechen überlistet trickreich die ganze fiese Riesenbande. Und der nette GuRie kämpft währenddessen mit ekligen Kotzgurken und den Tücken der deutschen Sprache.

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Download E-books Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of Nike PDF

In this candid and riveting memoir, for the 1st time ever, Nike founder and CEO Phil Knight stocks the interior tale of the company's early days as an intrepid start-up and its evolution into one of many world's so much iconic, game-changing, and ecocnomic manufacturers.

In 1962, clean into chapter 11 university, Phil Knight borrowed fifty money from his father and created a firm with an easy challenge: import high quality, inexpensive athletic sneakers from Japan. promoting the footwear from the trunk of his lime-green Plymouth Valiant, Knight grossed $8,000 his first 12 months. this day, Nike's annual revenues best $30 billion. In an age of start-ups, Nike is the ne plus extremely of all start-ups, and the swoosh has turn into a innovative, globe-spanning icon, the most ubiquitous and recognizable symbols on the planet this present day.

But Knight, the guy at the back of the swoosh, has regularly remained a secret. Now, for the 1st time, in a memoir that's candid, humble, gutsy, and wry, he tells his tale, starting together with his crossroads second. At 24, after backpacking worldwide, he determined to take the radical route to begin his personal enterprise - a company that may be dynamic, different.

Knight information the numerous dangers and daunting setbacks that stood among him and his dream - with his early triumphs. peculiarly, he remembers the formative relationships together with his first companions and staff, a ragtag crew of misfits and seekers who grew to become a tight-knit band of brothers. jointly, harnessing the transcendent strength of a shared undertaking and a deep trust within the spirit of activity, they equipped a model that modified every thing.

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Download E-books In the Beginning: Fundamentalism, the Scopes Trial, and the Making of the Antievolution Movement PDF

The present controversy over instructing evolution within the public colleges has grabbed front-page headlines and crowned information announces all around the usa. In the Beginning investigates the stream that has ignited debate in kingdom legislatures and in school board conferences. attaining again to the origins of antievolutionism within the Nineteen Twenties, and carrying on with to the promoting of clever layout at the present time, Michael Lienesch skillfully analyzes some of the most bold political pursuits of the 20 th century.

Applying large unique assets and social move conception, Lienesch starts with fundamentalism, describing how early 20th-century fundamentalists labored to shape a collective identification, to enhance their very own associations, and to show evolution from an idea into a topic. He strains the rising antievolution move during the Twenties, reading debates over Darwinism that happened on collage campuses and in nation legislatures through the nation. With clean insights and research, Lienesch retells the tale of the 1925 Scopes "monkey" trial and reinterprets its that means. In monitoring the move from that point to this present day, he explores the increase of construction technology within the Nineteen Sixties, the alliance with the hot Christian correct within the Nineteen Eighties, and the improvement of the speculation of clever layout in our personal time. He concludes by means of speculating on its position within the politics of the twenty first century. In the Beginning is key for figuring out the prior, current, and destiny debates over the instructing of evolution.

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Download E-books The Life We Bury PDF

College pupil Joe Talbert has the modest aim of finishing a writing project for an English classification. His activity is to interview a stranger and write a short biography of the individual. With points in time looming, Joe heads to a close-by nursing domestic to discover a keen topic. There he meets Carl Iverson, and shortly not anything in Joe's existence is ever an analogous. Carl is a death Vietnam veteran-and a convicted assassin. With just a couple of months to dwell, he has been medically paroled to a nursing domestic after spending thirty years in legal for the crimes of rape and homicide.

As Joe writes approximately Carl's existence, specially Carl's valor in Vietnam, he can't reconcile the heroism of the soldier with the despicable acts of the convict. Aided via his skeptical neighbor, Lila, Joe throws himself into uncovering the reality. Thread via thread, he starts to solve the tapestry of Carl's conviction. yet as he and Lila dig deeper into the conditions of the crime, the stakes develop better. Will Joe detect the reality ahead of it is too past due to flee the fallout?

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Download E-books The Modern Scholar: From Jesus to Christianity: A History of the Early Church PDF

By Thomas F. Madden, Recorded Books

Entrusting the apostles to proceed the paintings he had all started by way of teaching them to "Go hence and make disciples of all countries, baptizing them within the identify of the daddy, the Son and the Holy Spirit . . .," Jesus kindled the fires of a brand new faith in a global mostly ruled by means of polytheism, cult chief worship, and mysticism. within the first century of its life, Christianity was once either welcomed and vilified through the Roman Empire. a lot of Christianity's unique adherents have been martyred - murdered by means of those that believed it a probability to their authority or, at least, the reason for unrest between an differently docile populace.

Christians themselves practiced their faith with nice variety, associated as a lot to neighborhood impacts as theology. Political intrigue, theological ideals, and straightforward misunderstandings created a necessity for discussion among the numerous practitioners of the transforming into faith.

Christianity's adoption because the authentic religion of the Roman country tied it inexorably to the fortunes of the Empire. This additionally helped to create a gulf among the 2 major theological branches of the faith, which stay to this day.

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Download E-books Die Flakhelfer: Wie aus Hitlers jüngsten Parteimitgliedern Deutschlands führende Demokraten wurden PDF

By Malte Herwig, Jürgen Holdorf, Der Hörverlag

Flakhelfer - das waren Jugendliche vor allem der Jahrgänge 1926 bis 1928, die in den letzten Jahren des Zweiten Weltkriegs noch eingezogen wurden, um die Niederlage NS-Deutschlands weiter hinauszuzögern. Manch ein führender Kopf der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, der dieser iteration angehört, wurde in jungen Jahren als NSDAP-Mitglied geführt. Viele haben das verschwiegen oder vergessen, verleugnet oder verdrängt. Malte Herwig hat die 1945 auf abenteuerliche Weise gerettete Mitgliederkartei der Nazi-Partei gründlich gesichtet und ist auf viele bekannte Namen gestoßen.

Herwig erzählt die Geschichte einer schuldlos schuldigen Verstrickung mit der NS-Vergangenheit, in der so bedeutende Persönlichkeiten wie Horst Ehmke, Erhard Eppler, Iring Fetscher, Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Günter Grass, Hans Werner Henze, Walter Jens, Siegfried Lenz, Erich Loest, Hermann Lübbe, Niklas Luhmann, Dieter Wellershoff und andere besonders engagierte Demokraten eine zentrale Rolle spielen. Dabei entsteht das aufregende Bild einer von Widersprüchen zerrissenen iteration.

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Download E-books The Brega Path: Silver Call Duology, Book 2 PDF

Kraggen-Cor, as soon as the guts of the Dwarf state, now the mountain fastness of the entire creatures of evil that stay in Mithgar. the following the Dwarf King Durek has led his forces to fufill his future and reclaim his realm. yet with the sunrise Gate held by means of ememy troops and the Dusk-Door of Kraggen-Cor barred through a nightmare mother or father, Durek needs to break up his forces. He sends the Warrow Perry, the human Kian, and several other doughty Dwarf warriors to likelihood the Brega course, the mythical twisting method during the middle of Kraggen-Cor. With the powers of evil in pursuit, can this small band win via to Durek¹s military earlier than the enemy springs a diabolical catch which may end up the loss of life of all of the Dwarves in Mithgar?

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Download E-books Wisdom of Mao PDF

By Christopher Prince, Mao Tse-Tung, Audible Studios

In this choice of essays, China's Chairman Mao Tse-Tung explains the translation of Marxism-Leninism ideology that turned often called Maoism. This philosophy fueled the chinese language Revolution and the big social and financial adjustments Mao instituted because the nation's chief. From analyzing the best way contradictions could cause nice shifts inside of a society, to the need of guerilla-based revolution, Mao mixes his philosophical positions with the background of the chinese language humans. Featured works contain "Relation among wisdom and Practice", "Between realizing and Doing", "The Universality of Contradiction", "The position of Antagonism in Contradiction", "China's ancient Characteristics", "The Politics of latest Democracy", "The financial system of latest Democracy", "The tradition of recent Democracy", and extra.

This assortment deals an in depth perception into the brain of an important determine in 20th-century chinese language history.

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Download E-books Spieltage: Die etwas andere Geschichte der Bundesliga PDF

By Ronald Reng, Christian Ulmen, tacheles! / Roof Music

Ein Hörbuch wie ein unwiderstehliches Dribbling: Als Spieler, coach, Sportdirektor und Talentejäger ist Heinz Höher einer der ganz wenigen, die in 50 Jahren Bundesliga immer dabei waren. Mit ihm brechen wir 1963 in eine Liga auf, in der die Zigarren der Präsidenten zur Halbzeit in der Kabine qualmten. Er hat Ronald Reng von der Schönheit und den Gaunereien des Fußballs erzählt, vom Leben der Spielerfrauen, von Vereinsfürsten und Trainerlegenden. Und auch davon, wie aus der biederen Liga das hochprofessionelle Unternehmen Bundesliga wurde. Bestsellerautor Ronald Reng ist eine famose Kulturgeschichte über die Deutschen und ihr schönstes Spiel gelungen.

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