Hank Bladesly, the CIA agent of Singapore Chance, happily retires to Malaysia’s Pangkor Island. But the Agency soon lures him out of his island paradise.
Adam Turner is a middle-aged, married, Washington-based physician. Obsessed by recurring and somewhat paranoid philosophical ruminations of his own wretched condition (a despair made worse by a peculiar lifelong handicap—the inability to cry), he unexpectedly finds a relationship that transforms him and which might even offer a possible cure for his inability to shed tears.
Russian photographers who covered World War II were among the very best in the world. This is a collection of some of the most noteworthy images of people who suffered untold and unspeakable tragedies in a world war that crossed over their doorsteps and into their lives and homes.
Before Us Lies the Timber tells the complete story of a single high school, first known as Rockville Colored High School. The result of aggressive determination and tireless persistence by local Black leaders, Rockville Colored High School became the first high school in the county for African-American boys and girls eager to continue their education.
Pupils will open your eyes to the risks you take as a patient while your doctors, quite free to act entirely on their individual discretion, administer to your medical and surgical needs. It will open your eyes to how doctors, either through arrogance, carelessness, or indifference, feel they can act with impunity.