Dead in the Water
Score: 4
From 353 Ratings

Dead in the Water


  • Author: Stuart Woods
  • Release Date : 2009-03-17
  • Genre: Police Procedural
  • File Size: 1411911 Bytes


Stone Barrington only wants a winter getaway from the chill of New York in the beautiful, tropical Caribbean paradise of St. Mark's. But what the lawyer and ex-cop gets instead is the chance to defend Allison Manning. The beautiful young woman stands accused of killing her rich husband on board their luxurious yacht and then burying him at sea.Stone isn't exactly conversant with the island country's law, but this much is clear to him: Allison is being railroaded by the perverse sense of justice of a prosecutor who will do anything to stay in office. Donning the robe and wig of a British barrister, Stone does everything he can to save Allison—from publicizing the case all over the American press to conducting the kind of smart, tough investigation t...

New York Dead
Score: 4
From 496 Ratings

New York Dead


  • Author: Stuart Woods
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Police Procedural
  • File Size: 1057535 Bytes


The first novel in the thrilling Stone Barrington Series by #1 New York Times Bestselling author Stuart WoodsEveryone is always telling Stone Barrington that he's too smart to be a cop, but it’s pure luck that places him on the streets in the dead of night, just in time to witness the horrifying incident that turns his life inside out.Suddenly he’s on the front page of every New York newspaper, and his life is hopelessly entwined in the increasingly shocking life (and perhaps death) of Sasha Nijinsky, the country's hottest and most beautiful television anchorwoman.No matter where he turns, the case is waiting for him, haunting his nights and turning his days into a living hell. Stone finds himself caught in a perilous web of unspeakable crimes, d...

Into the Wild
Score: 3.5
From 4,475 Ratings

Into the Wild


  • Author : Jon Krakauer
  • Publisher : Anchor
  • Release Date : 2009-09-22
  • Genre: Travel
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307476863


Into the Wild Book Description :

In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision quest like those made by his heroes Jack London and John Muir. In the Mojave Desert he abandoned his car, stripped it of its license plates, and burned all of his c...

Into the Wild

Into the Wild


  • Author : Sean Penn
  • Publisher : Paramount Home Video
  • Release Date : 2008
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 5557505083


Into the Wild Book Description :

INTO THE WILD is based on a true story and the bestselling book by Jon Krakauer. After graduating from Emory University in 1992, top student and athlete Christopher McCandless (Hirsch) abandons his possessions, gave his entire $24,000 savings account to charity and hitchhiked to Alaska to live in the wilderness. Along the way, Christopher encounters a series of characters that shape his life....

The Wild Truth

The Wild Truth


  • Author : Carine McCandless
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2014-11-11
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062325167


The Wild Truth Book Description :

A New York Times Bestseller "The Wild Truth is an important book on two fronts: It sets the record straight about a story that has touched thousands of readers, and it opens up a conversation about hideous domestic violence hidden behind a mask of prosperity and propriety."–NPR.org The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation. Krakauer's book,Into the Wild, became an international bestseller, translated into thirty-one languages, and Sean Penn's inspirational film by the same name further skyrocketed Chris McCandless to global fame. But the...

   Trust Me     It   s Paradise    The Escapist Motif in Into the Wild  The Beach and Are You Experienced

Trust Me It s Paradise The Escapist Motif in Into the Wild The Beach and Are You Experienced


  • Author : Hannes Krehan
  • Publisher : Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag)
  • Release Date : 2014-01
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783954891856


Trust Me It s Paradise The Escapist Motif in Into the Wild The Beach and Are You Experienced Book Description :

The author analyzes three books on escapism and the various ways in which it is represented in them. He focuses on Alex Garland’s backpacker cult novel 'The Beach' and William Sutcliffe’s satire of the gap-year traveler 'Are You Experienced?' as well as Jon Krakauer’s non-fiction book 'Into the Wild'.The first part of the analysis deals with the influence of literary genres like the Bildungsroman and travel literature. Unreliable narration as a narrative strategy is taken into consideration, as well as the colonial subtext of 'The Beach' and 'Are You Experienced?'. In 'Into the Wild' nature writing and road narratives are an integral part of the narrative.The second part deals with cultural aspects such as questions of authenticity that are rai...

Warriors 3 Book Collection with Bonus Material
Score: 3.5
From 13 Ratings

Warriors 3 Book Collection with Bonus Material


  • Author : Erin Hunter
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2011-09-20
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062124333


Warriors 3 Book Collection with Bonus Material Book Description :

For generations, four Clans of wild cats have shared the forest according to the laws laid down by their warrior ancestors. But now the ThunderClan cats are in grave danger, and sinister ShadowClan grows stronger every day. Noble warriors are dying—and some deaths are more mysterious than others. Into the midst of this turmoil comes an ordinary house cat named Rusty . . . who may turn out to be the bravest warrior of them all. Enter the world of Warriors with this great introduction to Erin Hunter’s best-selling series: Warriors #1: Into the Wild, Warriors #2: Fire and Ice, and Warriors #3: Forest of Secrets. In addition, this bundle includes bonus materials like trivia, territory maps, sneak peeks at other Warriors books, and a new short story f...

Oz

Oz


  • Author : Christopher Golden
  • Publisher : Pocket Books
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Werewolves
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0743450329


Oz Book Description :

When Willow first dated laconic laid-back Daniel Osborne, guitarist with hip campus band Dingoes Ate My Baby, it didn't matter to her that he turned into a werewolf every time there was a full moon. After all, as she said to him, 'Three days of the month I'm not much fun to be around either.' But when Oz's savage instincts threaten to overwhelm him and he fears he can no longer control his impulses even outside the full moon, he decides that he's no longer safe for Willow to be around. Leaving a devastated Willow behind him he drops out of college and vanishes out of her life, telling her only that he will return when he is confident he can control the wolf within. Viewers of Buffy Season Four will know that he does return and that thanks to a sage i...

Off I Went Into the Wild Blue Yonder
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Off I Went Into the Wild Blue Yonder


  • Author : John James Knudsen
  • Publisher : Pelican Publishing
  • Release Date : 2010-09-23
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1455609811


Off I Went Into the Wild Blue Yonder Book Description :

One Army Air Corps soldier�s ordeals during World War II. Written in the personable voice of someone reflecting honestly on his life�s journey, this autobiography is full of anecdotes of a Depression-era Montana boyhood and culminates with the author�s training for service as a B-17 pilot and subsequent role as a flight instructor....

Into the Wild
Score: 5
From 5 Ratings

Into the Wild


  • Author : Erin Hunter
  • Publisher : Harper
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Cats
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1484457986


Into the Wild Book Description :

As prophesized, a young house cat becomes an apprentice warrior in a clan of wild cats, where he faces many dangers and treachery both within and outside of his new clan....

Code of Federal Regulations  Title 50  Wildlife and Fisheries  PT  200 599  Revised as of October 1  2010

Code of Federal Regulations Title 50 Wildlife and Fisheries PT 200 599 Revised as of October 1 2010


  • Author : Office of the Federal Register (U S )
  • Publisher : Government Printing Office
  • Release Date : 2011-02
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 016086514X


Code of Federal Regulations Title 50 Wildlife and Fisheries PT 200 599 Revised as of October 1 2010 Book Description :

The Code of Federal Regulations is a codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the Executive departments and agencies of the United States Federal Government....

Wildcat  The Wild Women Series  Book 2

Wildcat The Wild Women Series Book 2


  • Author : Sharon Ihle
  • Publisher : ePublishing Works!
  • Release Date : 2012-01-23
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614171720


Wildcat The Wild Women Series Book 2 Book Description :

eBook newly edited and revised. While searching for her sister, Ann Marie Cannary discovers a crude mining town, a run-down cabin, and a fiercely independent creature known as Calamity Jane. No sooner does Annie step through the door than she's swept into a brawl and thrust into the arms of the most heartstopping man she’s ever seen—Lucky Luke McCanles, notorious gunman and gambler. To Luke, Annie looks as sweet as sugar candy. Betting against all the odds, he decides to play a gentleman’s hand to win her. Then he wakes up to find himself in Annie’s bed—married to her. Now Annie will prove that a man can run, and a man can hide, but he can't escape when he’s lost his heart to a... WILDCAT. REVIEWS: "Sharon Ihle succeeds in bringing the vi...