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A Stranger in the Family

Author : Robert Barnard
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From Robert Barnard, the internationally acclaimed Diamond Dagger–winning crime writer . . . Kit Philipson has always felt like something of a stranger in his family. Growing up as the only child of professional parents in Glasgow, Scotland, he had every advantage. His mother was a teacher; his father, a journalist, escaped from Nazi Germany at the age of three on one of the 1939 Kindertransports. But on her deathbed, Kit’s mother tells him he was adopted and that his birth name was Novello. Soon, vague memories of his early life begin to surface: his nursery, pictures on the wall, the smell of his birth mother when she’d been cooking. And, sometimes, there are more disturbing memories—of strangers taking him by the hand and leading him away from the only family he had ever known. A search of old newspaper files reveals that a three-year-old boy named Peter Novello was abducted from his parents’ holiday hotel in Sicily in 1989. Now the young man who has known himself only as Kit sets out to rediscover his past, the story of two three-year-old boys torn from their mothers in very different circumstances. Kit’s probing inquiries are sure to bring surprises. They may also unearth dangerous secrets that dare never be revealed. With sharp wit and deep insight, Robert Barnard sweeps away all preconceptions in this powerful study of maternal love and the danger of obsession.

Death in Ancient Rome

Author : Valerie Hope
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Presenting a wide range of relevant, translated texts on death, burial and commemoration in the Roman world, this book is organized thematically and supported by discussion of recent scholarship. The breadth of material included ensures that this sourcebook will shed light on the way death was thought about and dealt with in Roman society.


Author : William C. Wilson
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Compiled by internationally recognized experts in trauma critical care,this sourcediscusses the entire gamut of critical care management of the trauma patient and covers several common complications and conditions treated in surgical intensive care units that are not specifically related to trauma. Utilizing evidence-based guidelines where they ex

The Young Actors Workbook

Author : Judith Roberts Seto
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Scenes especially selected for young thespians -- taken from such major plays as The Effect of Gamma Rays and Member of the Wedding -- are supplemented with acting tips, preparatory exercises, and directions.

Handbook of Families and Health

Author : D. Russell Crane
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Handbook of Families and Health: Interdisciplinary Perspectives presents state-of-the-art summaries of research related to couple, marital, and family influences on health. Editors D. Russell Crane and Elaine S. Marshall, along with a distinguished group of contributors across various disciplines, bring complementary perspectives to a wide range of families and health issues. A major goal of this Handbook is to highlight common issues, concerns, and goals across diverse fields and the benefits of bringing multiple perspectives to these issues. A significant portion of the book is devoted to interventions to improve family health.

Families in Children s Literature

Author : Nancy Lee Cecil
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Lists and describes children's literature that portrays family life

Death of the Family

Author : Gail Simone
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Batgirl Barbara Gordon must deal with the Joker, the crazed criminal responsible for putting her in a wheelchair, and then must tangle with family demons as her psychotic brother James Jr. comes after her.

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Death in a Church of Life

Author : Frederick Klaits
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"Klaits' work is not only a major contribution to the anthropology of religion and the social scientific literature on AIDS, but also a significant intervention into debates on how Africanists should approach their understandings of sociality and relatedness."--Matthew Engelke, author of A Problem of Presence: Beyond Scripture in an African Church "The reader gets the sense of being a welcome party to a close conversation. Klaits sustains a direct, clear, humane, and jargon-free voice, and we come away with a radically challenged understanding of what it means in an African church to be 'born anew'."--Richard Werbner, author of Tears of the Dead: The Social Biography of an African Family

Teen Titans Vol 3 Death of the Family The New 52

Author : Scott Lobdell
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The team is finally reunited in the wake of "DEATH OF THE FAMILY," but something is very wrong with Red Robin! What did The Joker do? As Red Robin's condition worsens he and the team must face an even greater threat when the new Dr. Light is coming for Solstice! Collecting issues #14-20