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The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

... - J.Cross/Stone 2 THE MYSTERY OF JAMIESON STONE A Novel by Jonathan Cross ... ...ross/Stone 3 CHAPTER 1 WASHINGTON, D.C. The studios of WNN (Worldwide News Network) were as hectic as usual. Pr... ...ic as usual. Producers, assistant producers, directors, assistant directors and a beehive of workers were all scurrying around pawning off papers an... ...hink I’m very happy… I’ve known him for twenty-five years. I helped bring his family from Cuba, he feels indebted.” “And why haven’t you brought a ... ...easily been a warning to Jose, there’s a lot of people in this area that don’t appreciate Cubans.” “I think this desk job has dulled your brain. You... ...things.” “Like what?” Jose now looked up with a fiery stare. “After one of your famous Cuban salads.” “Go in my office, I’ll bring it there.” ... ...nted to several areas in the room. “You, of course. I’ll just sit here and listen to some music.” He pushed a button on the radio, and it immediatel... ...es widened, as Brand looked around the bathroom. He found a knob and twisted it, and the music came on blaring an oldie, “Since I found you, baby…” ... ...ement he saw a long line of traffic clipping by. They must be listening to some very loud music, Brand thought. The traffic was too heavy to cross t...

...ities cover up their misdeeds and embarrassing situations, now finds himself trying to unravel the mystery that could change the world and the future of the international space station. ...

...Weaving international intrigue with a high-level murder case, The Mystery of Jamieson Stone will leave you on the edge of your seat. When the world’s most famous television news anchor, Jamieson Stone, apparently commits suicide on live international television, Stone’s widow hires detective Mi...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...s Publication Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18201-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ... three pirate powers did Poland. Let America add Mexico to Texas, and pile Cuba upon Canada; let the English overswarm all India, and hang out their b... ...om the deck, reversing all other processions, by bringing up the rear with music. But ere stepping into the cabin doorway below, he pauses, ships a ne... ... corn when you may, say I. All legs go to harvest soon. Ah! here comes the music; now for it! Azore sailor. (Ascending, and pitching the tambourine up... ...l rest), whence requim denominating the mass itself, and any other funeral music. Now, in allusion to the white, silent still- ness of death in this s... ...dure. Skies the most effulgent but basket the deadliest thunders: gorgeous Cuba knows tor- nadoes that never swept tame northern lands. So, too, it is...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ...uman Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI ... ...r © 2008 ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................... ...s that we hold in high esteem. For example, do you like classical or rock music, more money or more free time? Or on a higher level it might be the ... ... are preparing for your occupation. When you take courses in art history, music appreciation or tennis you are preparing to enjoy your non-working li... ... side of your tally, we have the monuments to architecture, sculpture and music, some orphanages and hospitals, and some people who hope for redempt... ...had their hands full with these anti-Castro rebels. So what had value for Cuba did not have value for the U.S. ―Kofi Annan in June of 2006 sa... ...ntegration. Whether it is the Portuguese or Italian areas of Toronto, the Cuban areas of Miami, the Moroccan areas of Paris or the Korea town in Los... ... Cambodia. A Mexican or Argentinean businessman is quite different from a Cuban convict.‖ —―So often what appears to be valid statistics are...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

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The Early Short Fiction

By: Edith Wharton

...Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. Thi... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...he file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic Classics Se... ...at’s a capital cigar you’ve given me.” “Y ou like it? I get them over from Cuba.” Granice examined his own reflectively. “Then you believe in the theo... ...act to propose that they should dine together, and go on afterward to some music-hall or theatre. It was becoming nec- essary to Granice to feel himse... ...was as though a grand opera-singer had strained the acoustics of a private music-room. Thursdale stood up, facing his hostess. Half the room was betwe... ...t the lady’s feet lay the symbols of art and luxury: a flute and a roll of music, a platter heaped with grapes and roses, the torso of a Greek statuet...

Excerpt: The Early Short Fiction of Edith Wharton.

...5 THE DILETTANTE ....................................................................................................................... 73 THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD HAND ......................................................................................... 83...

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Captains Courageous a Story of the Grand Banks

By: Rudyard Kipling

...Captains Courageous A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling A Penn State Electronic Classics Seri... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication Captains Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks by Rudyard Kipling is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ttle supercargo, so that fwhin ye’ve filled out ye can ship from Boston to Cuba an’ tell thim Long Jack larned you. Now I’ll chase ye around a piece, ... ...h yer,” said Dan, returning the gift with precision. “Ef you don’t like my music, git out your fiddle. I ain’t goin’ to lie here all day an’ listen to... ...ind of mariner he was. Dan’s accordion and Tom Platt’s fiddle supplied the music of the magic verse you must not sing till all the salt is wet: “Hih! ... ...o their wives and womenfolks and owners, while the We’re Here finished the musical ride through the Fleet, her headsails quivering like a man’ s hand ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The weather door of the smoking-room had been left open to the North Atlantic fog, as the big liner rolled and lifted, whistling to warn the fishing- fleet....

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A Courageous Battle

By: Susan Bracken

...SUSAN BRACKEN Copyright © 2010 Susan Bracken. All rights reserved. No part of this print publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, ... ..., mechanical, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the author. ISBN: 978-0-9864879-1-0 The first part of this book (excludi... ...9864879-1-0 The first part of this book (excluding the Appendix) is a work of fiction. Names, characters and events are a product of the author’s imag... ...isis; about Wayne Gretzky being traded to the Los Angeles Kings; and about music. Lacey 52 SUSAN BRACKEN was enthralled by her first intimate convers... ...nto his embrace and followed him slowly around the room, mesmerized by the music, the twinkling lights of the city, and the nearness of Jake’s body. S... ...love of nature, and their wonderful house; the world of books; evenings of music and theatre in Toronto and Barrie; their chil- dren. Jake bought a ca... ...u, the lacquered fish head she had given a little girl five dollars for in Cuba, the painting they had bought in Paris. She poured a brandy and paced ...

... fame and riches as a popular author, and finds true love and happiness with wealthy entrepreneur, Jake Edmonds. Then cancer strikes. Lacey is afraid of the pain and indignity she thinks is coming and wants to die. Her beloved daughter, Jana, will help her. But her doctor does not approve. To complicate matters, Jana and the doctor are in love. Will Lacey get her wish?...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...l chapel next to his private quarters. The dark chapel was dimly lit by a row of flickering votive candles that cast a soothing splay of shadows acr... ...fix as he closed his eyes and began to recite out-loud the Five Holy Mysteries of the Rosary. His nightly reverie, before bed, calmed him and conne... ...verie, before bed, calmed him and connected his soul to the sublime obedience of God. During these moments of prayer, he put the chaos of his Office ... ...fresh salads, black olives, large plates of spaghetti, and the sound of opera music wafting over the tops of loud Sicilian voices. As Antonio walked... ...the many hotels and sit around the pool bar, sipping Margaritas while Mexican music floated through the air. He was scanning dozens of beautiful wom... ...ly, lit bar; they were almost blown backwards by the exploding sound of Latin music. Brand, instantly, started gyrating to the music. As they made t... ...usely. "It's good to see you. It's been awhile. I've missed you." Jose was a Cuban refugee, and owner of the club. "We need a meeting room," Brand ... ... best to cajole Madero. "I'm glad you did, my friend. Would you like a nice Cuban cigar and a glass of Brandy?" Alvarez began to feel uneasy. Ma... ...and still for this." "The Russians will go to war with the Puerto Ricans and Cubans over territory. Stupidly, they have no fear of the Mafia. They...

...The Pope receives a vision that includes the names of four men: a U.S. Senator, a covert military intelligence agent, a priest from a small parish, and the head of the Italian mafia. These men form an alliance to eliminate the drug cartels of the world to save the children of...

...Pope Francis lithely entered into the small chapel next to his private quarters. The dark chapel was dimly lit by a row of flickering votive candles that cast a soothing splay of shadows across the ancient altar. The Pope knelt his thin, angular body before it; his white cassock cascaded across the red, soft cushion. He gently entwined the eb...

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North America Volume One

By: Anthony Trollope

...ublication North America: Volume One by Anthony Trollope is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...itor, Hazleton, PA 18202-1291 is a Portable Document File produced as part of an ongoing student publication project to bring classical works of liter... ...main five minutes in the same cavern with their beloved ones. And then the music! There is always a piano in a hotel drawing-room, on which, of course... ...e pianos are in fact, as a rule, louder and harsher, more violent and less musical, than other instruments of the kind. They seem to be so, but that, ... ...and active; but “Greece” and “Greek” are bywords now for all that is mean. Cuba is a colony, and putting aside the cities of the States, the Havana is... ...Atlan- tic, and commercially the greatest; but the political vil- lainy of Cuba, her daily importation of slaves, her breaches of treaty, and the brib... ...em. And they, as they fall with a continual roar, not hurting the ear, but musical withal, will seem to move as the vast ocean waters may perhaps move... ...t her American colonies, and shall rejoice when Spain has been deprived of Cuba. But I hold that citizen King of the French in small esteem, seeing th...

....................................................................................................................... 212 CHAPTER XV: THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK ................................................................. 243 CHAPTER XVI: BOSTON..................................................................................................................

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State Univer... ...ersity. This Portable Document File is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ... for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES , the Pennsylvania State Uni vers... ...t Portico of the Capitol. The parade featured soldiers from the campaigns in Cuba, Puerto Rico, and the Philippines. An inaugural INAUGURAL ADDRESSES ... ...ost important question that of the future relations of the United States and Cuba. With our near neighbors we must remain close friends. The declarati... ...egislative branch of the Government deems essential to the best interests of Cuba and the United States. The principles which led to our intervention ... ...n, and also open its mind and heart and soul to the treasures of literature, music, and po etry, and the values of faith, courage, and love. A dynami... ...old, as we raise our voices to the God who is the Author of this most tender music. And may He continue to hold us close as we fill the world with our... ...’s ide als: life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness. Though we march to the music of our time, our mis sion is timeless. Each generation of American...

Excerpt: Inaugural addresses of the presidents of the United States.

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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

...AN INQUIRY INTO THE NATURE AND CAUSES OF THE WEALTH OF NATIONS by Adam Smith A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SER... ...CTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith is a publication of the Pennsylvania... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...were consumed in that operation. This was the case, too, with the mines of Cuba and St. Domingo, and even with the ancient mines of Peru, after the di... ...part of their value to many other sorts of riches. The poor inhabitants of Cuba and St. Domingo, when they were first discovered by the Spaniards, use... ...en, lawyers, physicians, men of letters of all kinds; players, buf- foons, musicians, opera-singers, opera-dancers, etc. The labour of the meanest of ... ...e declamation of the actor, the harangue of the orator, or the tune of the musician, the work of all of them perishes in the very instant of its produ... ... Mexico was the project, not of the council of Spain, but of a governor of Cuba; and it was effectuated by the spirit of the bold adventurer to whom i... ...er the direction of the public magistrate, in gymnas- tic exercises and in music. By gymnastic exercises, it was intended to harden his body, to sharp...

Excerpt: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith.

...Contents INTRODUCTION AND PLAN OF THE WORK .......................................................................... 8 BOOK I OF THE CAUSES OF IMPROVEMENT IN THE PRODUCTIVE POWERS OF LABOUR, AND OF THE ORDER ACCORDING TO WHICH ITS PRODUCE IS NATURALLY DIS...

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