The Power of the Dog
Score: 4
From 11 Ratings

The Power of the Dog


  • Author: Annie Proulx & Thomas Savage
  • Release Date : 2009-09-26
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 1033608 Bytes


"A pitch-perfect evocation of time and place" (Boston Globe) for fans of East of Eden and Brokeback Mountain. This new edition, with an afterword by Annie Proulx, marks the return of one of the most powerful and distinctive voices in the literature of the American West.Set in 1920s Montana, this compelling domestic drama tells the story of two brothers -- and of the woman and young boy, mother and son, whose arrival on the brothers' ranch shatters an already tenuous peace. From the novel's startling first paragraph to its very last word, Thomas Savage's voice -- and the intense passion and cruelty of his characters -- holds readers in thrall.Soon to be a major Netflix film by Jane Campion, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kirsten Dunst....

The Positive Dog
Score: 4
From 350 Ratings

The Positive Dog


  • Author: Jon Gordon
  • Release Date : 2012-04-03
  • Genre: Management & Leadership
  • File Size: 2153274 Bytes


Discover the benefits of being positive. We all have two dogs inside of us. One dog is positive, happy, optimistic, and hopeful. The other dog is negative, mad, sad, pessimistic, and fearful. These two dogs often fight inside us, but guess who wins the fight? The one you feed the most. So begins the story about a negative mutt named Matt and a big dog named Bubba who teaches him how to feed himself with positivity each day and in the process Matt transforms his own life and the shelter they call home.The Positive Dog is an inspiring, heartwarming story that not only reveals the strategies and benefits of being positive but also an essential truth for humans: Being positive doesn't just make you better. It makes everyone around you better....

The Power of the Dog
Score: 4
From 49 Ratings

The Power of the Dog


  • Author : Don Winslow
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781400096930


The Power of the Dog Book Description :

The seemingly disparate lives of a DEA agent, a drug lord, a call girl, a hit man, and a priest intertwine around a nexus of the drug trade involving the Latin American drug cartels, the American underworld, and the U.S. government, from the rise of the Mexican drug Federacion in the 1970s to the present day. Reprint. 17,500 first printing....

The Power of the Dog
Score: 4
From 49 Ratings

The Power of the Dog


  • Author : Don Winslow
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release Date : 2005-04-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1400044847


The Power of the Dog Book Description :

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Cartel comes an explosive novel of the drug trade that takes you deep inside a world riddled with corruption, betrayal, and bloody revenge. The prequel to The Cartel, and set about 10 years earlier, The Power of the Dog introduces a brilliant cast of characters. Art Keller is an obsessive DEA agent. The Barrera brothers are heirs to a drug empire. Nora Hayden is a jaded teenager who becomes a high-class hooker. Father Parada is a powerful and incorruptible Catholic priest. Callan is an Irish kid from Hell’s kitchen who grows up to be a merciless hit man. And they are all trapped in the world of the Mexican drug Federación. From the streets of New York City to Mexico City and Tijuana to the jungles ...

The Power of the Dog
Score: 4
From 30 Ratings

The Power of the Dog


  • Author : Don Winslow
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2009-05-27
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781407098357


The Power of the Dog Book Description :

'Breathtaking' JEREMY CLARKSON 'Winslow's masterpiece (so far) ... should have a place on every crime freak's bookshelf. Superb' INDEPENDENT ON SUNDAY _______________________ A brilliant page-turning thriller of power and revenge on the front lines of the drug war. Drug lord Miguel Angel Barrera is head of the Mexican drug federación, responsible for millions of dollars worth of cocaine traffic into the US and the torture and murder of those who stand in its way. His nephew, Adan Barrera, is his worthy successor. Art Keller is a US government operative, so determined to obtain revenge for a murdered colleague that his pursuit of the cartel veers dangerously towards an obsession outside the law. In a brutal world filled with striking characters, from...

The Power of the Dog
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

The Power of the Dog


  • Author : Thomas Savage
  • Publisher : Little, Brown
  • Release Date : 2009-09-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0316082708


The Power of the Dog Book Description :

First published in 1967, Thomas Savage's western novel about two brothers and the competition between them when one marries now includes an afterword by Annie Proulx....

The Power of the Dog
Score: 3.5
From 4 Ratings

The Power of the Dog


  • Author : Thomas Savage
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: Brothers
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781784870621


The Power of the Dog Book Description :

'Billed as the next Stoner, this 1967 reissue is in fact the better novel...a rich and challenging psychodrama, based on brilliant characterisation... With its echoes of East of Eden and Brokeback Mountain, this satisfyingly complex story deserves another shot at rounding up public admiration' Guardian Phil and George are brothers, more than partners, joint owners of the biggest ranch in their Montana valley. Phil is the bright one, George the plodder. Phil is tall and angular; George is stocky and silent. Phil is a brilliant chess player, a voracious reader, an eloquent storyteller; George learns slowly, and devotes himself to the business. Phil is a vicious sadist, with a seething contempt for weakness to match his thirst for dominance; George has ...

The Cartel
Score: 4
From 21 Ratings

The Cartel


  • Author : Don Winslow
  • Publisher : Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
  • Release Date : 2017-09-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525436515


The Cartel Book Description :

A sequel to "The Power of the Dog" finds a drug lord's prison transfer to Mexico upsetting a precarious balance of peace and forcing a DEA agent to come out of retirement to stop the ensuing violence....

The Power of Positive Dog Training
Score: 4.5
From 8 Ratings

The Power of Positive Dog Training


  • Author : Pat Miller
  • Publisher : Howell Book House
  • Release Date : 2008-04-01
  • Genre: Pets
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1630262226


The Power of Positive Dog Training Book Description :

A renowned dog trainer gives you the positive training tools you need to share a lifetime of fun, companionship, and respect with your dog. Plus, you'll get: information on the importance of observing, understanding, and reacting appropriately to your dog's body language; instructions on how to phase out the use of a clicker and treats to introduce more advanced training concepts; a diary to track progress; suggestions for treats your dog will respond to; and a glossary of training terms....

California Fire And Life
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

California Fire And Life


  • Author : Don Winslow
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2013-06-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448165971


California Fire And Life Book Description :

The woman on the bed had died in the fire. Pamela Vale, aged 34. She had been beautiful, and had been heavily insured. Her husband showed little grief. Her children seemed terrified. Insurance investigator Jack Wade is sure he knows what happened. All he has to do is to gather the evidence to prove it. And Wade is the best there is: fires talk to him, tell him exactly what happened, and how. But not everyone shares Wade's belief that the woman was murdered. California Fire and Life is ready to pay out Nicky Vale's claim on his wife's accidental death and the destruction of their house. As Wade fights the decision, as he gathers more evidence, he begins to uncover a world of corruption where nothing is quite what it seems, a world where it's not fire ...