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The Zombie Curse

Author : Arthur M. Fournier, M.D.
ISBN : 0309659825
Genre : Science
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This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the story of a horrible disease. It is a moving tribute to the abundant courage, resilience, and dignity of a people beset by tragedy.The Zombie Curse A Doctor’s 25-Year Journey into the Heart of the AIDS Epidemic in Haiti Arthur M. Fournier, M.D., with Daniel Herlihy Dr. Art Fournier met his first AIDS patient on an autumn afternoon in 1979. Of course, neither Fournier nor his colleagues at Miami’s Jackson Memorial Hospital fully understood the chilling impact of what they were seeing. They were simply confounded by the fact that the patient failed to respond to treatment and, ultimately, died. During the next several months scores of additional patients presented themselves with similar symptoms—and met the same fate. Beyond the medical similarities, there was another bond that grouped these patients together: they were all Haitian immigrants. The zombie curse had descended on south Florida. As the AIDS epidemic unfolded around the world, Dr. Fournier witnessed the chaos, confusion, and blame that was to become associated with this baffling disease. Nothing in his background, education, or training prepared him for the journey that lay ahead. The death and misery were devastating, the disease frustrating and mysterious, and the spiritual toll as catastrophic as the physical. It soon became apparent that science alone could not win this epic battle. We follow Dr. Fournier to Haiti where he searches for ways to treat patients with AIDS—not simply the physical symptoms, but also the stereotyping and blame heaped on both the victims and even the doctors that tend to them. In large measure it is the generous spirit of a proud people that move and motivate Fournier, ultimately releasing him from his own zombie curse. This memoir of a dedicated doctor battling the AIDS epidemic in Haiti does more than chronicle the story of a horrible disease. It is a moving tribute to the abundant courage, resilience, and dignity of a people beset by tragedy.

Fantasy Sports 2

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ISBN : 1910620106
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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Wiz and Mug are back and this time they're headed to a mysterious beach town to meet its amphibious inhabitants!

Privacy Is For Wussies

Author : Jan Eliot
ISBN : 096741024X
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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A full-color collection of cartoons from the syndicated comic strip Stone Soup, which chronicles the loving, chaotic life of the multi-generational Stone family, headed by sisters Val and Joan. The gentle, empathetic humor is loved by readers of all ages. Stone Soup appeared in over 300 daily newspapers for 20 years. It now appears weekly in Sunday newspapers nationwide.


Author : Scott Cunningham
ISBN : 9780738717159
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Cunningham’s classic introduction to Wicca is about how to live life magically, spiritually, and wholly attuned with nature. It is a book of sense and common sense, not only about magick, but about religion and one of the most critical issues of today: how to achieve the much needed and wholesome relationship with our Earth. Cunningham presents Wicca as it is today: a gentle, Earth-oriented religion dedicated to the Goddess and God. Wicca also includes Scott Cunningham’s own Book of Shadows and updated appendices of periodicals and occult suppliers.

Andrew Rollings And Ernest Adams On Game Design

Author : Andrew Rollings
ISBN : 1592730019
Genre : Computers
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The authors discuss the four main tasks of game design--imagining a game, defining how it works, describing its internal elements, and explaining it to others.

Monster Hunter International

Author : Larry Correia
ISBN : 1439132852
Genre : Fiction
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Five days after Owen Zastava Pitt pushed his insufferable boss out of a fourteenth story window, he woke up in the hospital with a scarred face, an unbelievable memory, and a job offer. It turns out that monsters are real. All the things from myth, legend, and B-movies are out there, waiting in the shadows. Officially secret, some of them are evil, and some are just hungry. On the other side are the people who kill monsters for a living. Monster Hunter International is the premier eradication company in the business. And now Owen is their newest recruit. It’s actually a pretty sweet gig, except for one little problem. An ancient entity known as the Cursed One has returned to settle a centuries old vendetta. Should the Cursed One succeed, it means the end of the world, and MHI is the only thing standing in his way. With the clock ticking towards Armageddon, Owen finds himself trapped between legions of undead minions, belligerent federal agents, a cryptic ghost who has taken up residence inside his head, and the cursed family of the woman he loves. Business is good . . . Welcome to Monster Hunter International.

The Clockwork Scarab

Author : Colleen Gleason
ISBN : 9781452129860
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Bonus content! Purchase The Clockwork Scarab ebook and enjoy a free excerpt from The Spritiglass Charade, the second book in the Stoker & Holmes series. The free excerpt is automatically included and found at the end of the ebook. Evaline Stoker and Mina Holmes never meant to get into the family business. But when you're the sister of Bram and the niece of Sherlock, vampire hunting and mystery solving are in your blood, so to speak. And when two young society girls disappear—one dead, one missing—there's no one more qualified to investigate. Now fierce Evaline and logical Mina must resolve their rivalry, navigate the advances of not just one but three mysterious gentlemen, and solve a murder with only one clue: a strange Egyptian scarab. The pressure is on and the stakes are high—if Stoker and Holmes don't figure out why London's finest sixteen-year-old women are in danger, they'll become the next victims. Includes bonus material! - Sneak peek chapter from the next book in the Stoker and Holmes series The Spiritglass Charade by Colleen Gleason

The Carnelian Crow

Author : Colleen Gleason
ISBN : 9781944665340
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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How May We Hate You

Author : Anna Drezen
ISBN : 9780553448351
Genre : Humor
File Size : 78. 53 MB
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Most people think hotel employees are effortlessly cheerful, naturally helpful, and genuinely like their work. Most people are wrong. Find out what really goes on in the world of hospitality with this hilarious book full of funny and absurd stories, anecdotes told in dialogue, factoids, and hoax pop quizzes by two veteran concierges who paid their way while working at a combined 50 hotels in and around Times Square. They are very pleased to help you learn: · The Truth About Bed Bugs · The Mythology of “Loyalty Programs” · The 411 on Hotel Residents · And so much more Filled with photographs and infographics, How May We Hate You? is both romp and commentary on the hospitality industry and life behind the nametag.

Free Culture

Author : Lawrence Lessig
ISBN : 9788269018202
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