The Rocks

The Rocks Author Peter Nichols
ISBN-10 9780698167995
Release 2015-05-26
Pages 432
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“Irresistibly sunny… Set in the brightly lit Mediterranean amid old olive trees and sexual intrigue, music and wine and beautiful women... Propulsive.” –The New York Times Book Review “The perfect book for pretending it's already beach season.” –O, The Oprah Magazine A romantic page-turner propelled by the sixty-year secret that has shaped two families, four lovers, and one seaside resort community. Set against dramatic Mediterranean Sea views and lush olive groves, The Rocks opens with a confrontation and a secret: What was the mysterious, catastrophic event that drove two honeymooners apart so suddenly and absolutely in 1948 that they never spoke again despite living on the same island for sixty more years? And how did their history shape the Romeo and Juliet–like romance of their (unrelated) children decades later? Centered around a popular seaside resort club and its community, The Rocks is a double love story that begins with a mystery, then moves backward in time, era by era, to unravel what really happened decades earlier. Peter Nichols writes with a pervading, soulful wisdom and self-knowing humor, and captures perfectly this world of glamorous, complicated, misbehaving types with all their sophisticated flaws and genuine longing. The result is a bittersweet, intelligent, and romantic novel about how powerful the perceived truth can be—as a bond, and as a barrier—even if it’s not really the whole story; and how one misunderstanding can echo irreparably through decades. From the Hardcover edition.

The Rock Book

The Rock Book Author Carroll Lane Fenton
ISBN-10 0486422674
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 397
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A history of the origin and development of the earth's surface. Answers real questions about rock hunting and collecting, physical properties and atomic structures of minerals, types of igneous rocks, meteorites, sedimentary rocks, limestone, metamorphic rocks, ores, determining the ages of rocks, and much more. 48 halftones. 40 line illustrations. 15 color illustrations on covers.

Hugging the Rock

Hugging the Rock Author Susan Taylor Brown
ISBN-10 1582461805
Release 2006
Pages 170
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Through a series of poems, Rachel expresses her feelings about her parents' divorce, living without her mother, and her changing attitude towards her father.

Drop the Rock

Drop the Rock Author Bill P.
ISBN-10 9781592857906
Release 2009-06-03
Pages 132
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A practical guide to letting go of the character defects that get in the way of true and joyful recovery. Resentment. Fear. Self-Pity. Intolerance. Anger. As Bill P. explains, these are the "rocks" that can sink recovery- or at the least, block further progress. Based on the principles behind Steps Six and Seven, Drop the Rock combines personal stories, practical advice, and powerful insights to help readers move forward in recovery. The second edition features additional stories and a reference section.

Top of the Rock

Top of the Rock Author Warren Littlefield
ISBN-10 9780385533751
Release 2012-05-01
Pages 304
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Seinfeld, Friends, Frasier, ER, Cheers, Law & Order, Will & Grace…Here is the funny, splashy, irresistible insiders’ account of the greatest era in television history -- told by the actors, writers, directors, producers, and the network executives who made it happen…and watched it all fall apart. Warren Littlefield was the NBC President of Entertainment who oversaw the Peacock Network’s rise from also-ran to a division that generated a billion dollars in profits. In this fast-paced and exceptionally entertaining oral history, Littlefield and NBC luminaries including Jerry Seinfeld, Jason Alexander, Kelsey Grammer, Matt LeBlanc, Lisa Kudrow, Julianna Marguiles, Anthony Edwards, Noah Wylie, Debra Messing, Jack Welch, Jimmy Burrows, Helen Hunt, and Dick Wolf vividly recapture the incredible era of Must See TV. From 1993 through 1998, NBC exploded every conventional notion of what a broadcast network could accomplish with the greatest prime-time line-up in television history. On Thursday nights, a cavalcade of groundbreaking comedies and dramas streamed into homes, attracting a staggering 75 million viewers and generating more revenue than all other six nights of programming combined. The road to success, however, was a rocky one. How do you turn a show like Seinfeld, one of the lowest testing pilots of all time, into a hit when the network overlords are constantly warring, or worse, drowning in a bottle of vodka? Top of the Rock is an addictively readable account of the risky business decisions, creative passion, and leaps of faith that made Must See TV possible. Chock full of delicious behind-the-scenes anecdotes that run the gamut from hilarious casting and programming ploys to petty jealousies and drug interventions, you’re in for a juicy, unputdownable read.

A Face in the Rock

A Face in the Rock Author Loren R. Graham
ISBN-10 0520215672
Release 1998
Pages 160
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Eight miles long and four miles wide, Grand Island lies off the south shore of Lake Superior. It was once home to a sizable community of Chippewa Indians who lived in harmony with the land and with each other. Their tragic demise began early in the nineteenth century when their fellow tribesmen from the mainland goaded them into waging war against rival Sioux. The war party was decimated; only one young brave, Powers of the Air, lived to tell the story that celebrated the heroism of his band and formed the basis of the legend that survives today. Distinguished historian Loren R. Graham has spent more than forty years researching and reconstructing the poignant tale of Powers of the Air and his people. A Face in the Rock is an artful melding of human history and natural history; it is a fascinating narrative of the intimate relation between place and people. Powers of the Air lived to witness the desecration of Grand Island by the fur and logging industries, the Christianization of the tribe, and the near total loss of the Chippewa language, history, and culture. Graham charts the plight of the Chippewa as white culture steadily encroaches, forcing the native people off the island and dispersing their community on the mainland. The story ends with happier events of the past two decades, including the protection of Grand Island within the National Forest system, and the resurgence of Chippewa culture.

Finnikin of the Rock

Finnikin of the Rock Author Melina Marchetta
ISBN-10 9780763651756
Release 2010-04-06
Pages 416
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Now on the cusp of manhood, Finnikin, who was a child when the royal family of Lumatere was brutally murdered and replaced by an imposter, reluctantly joins forces with an enigmatic young novice and fellow-exile, who claims that her dark dreams will lead them to a surviving royal child and a way to regain the throne of Lumatere.

Honey from the Rock

Honey from the Rock Author Roy Schoeman
ISBN-10 1586171151
Release 2007
Pages 289
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Schoeman, a Jewish convert to Catholicism, and best-selling author of Salvation Is From The Jews, once again shows the clear links between Judaism and Catholicism in these inspiring stories of sixteen Jews who became "fulfilled Jews," as Schoeman says, through their spritual journeys to the Catholic Church. Using the rich image in Psalm 81 for the book's title, the author shows how God gave the Jews at Meribah refreshing water from the rock struck by Moses, but He promised ever so much more when they turn their whole hearts to Him - he will give them honey, sweetness itself, from the rock . The sweetness of Christ.

Charlotte and the Rock

Charlotte and the Rock Author Stephen W. Martin
ISBN-10 9780735229075
Release 2017-03-14
Pages 32
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An unexpected friendship forms between a girl and her pet rock in this charming story that’s perfect for fans of What Pet Should I Get? Charlotte has always really wanted a pet, so when her parents present her with one for her birthday she expects a cat, dog, or maybe a bird. Instead, she receives a rock. Rocks can't cuddle, fetch, or even help her eat her vegetables, but that doesn’t stop Charlotte from loving her rock as if he were real. If only he could love her back...or can he?

Wind in the Rock

Wind in the Rock Author Ann Zwinger
ISBN-10 0816509859
Release 1986-03-01
Pages 258
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"Lively, readable nature writing. As she details several treks through the beautiful, rocky canyons, [Zwinger's] feel for the animals and plants native to this arid region enhances the precise sketches which punctuate the text. Readers interested in ancient Indian cultures of the Southwest will also find fascinating reading, as Zwinger describes their campsites and lifestyles." ÑLibrary Journal

Marriage on the Rock Discussion Guide Wkbk

Marriage on the Rock   Discussion Guide Wkbk Author Jimmy Evans
ISBN-10 1931585040
Release 2003-01
Pages 95
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Society requires years of preparation for almost any significant career endeavor, but demands no real preparation for one of the most crucial undertakings in life: marriage. In an age of disposable marriage and information overload, where can couples turn for real answers that will make their relationships work? Only to God. Marriage on the Rock clearly details God's principles that will turn disillusioned, divorce-bound marriages into satisfying dream relationships.

Croc by the Rock

Croc by the Rock Author Hilary Robinson
ISBN-10 0237529459
Release 2005
Pages 32
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What is the mystery of the pond in the park? Jake has got his net and he is determined to find out. Something is lurking down there! Follow Jake on his hilarious search and discover what he really finds at the bottom of the pond! This rhyming story is packed with humour and fun and is perfect for lap-time sharing. Mike Gordon's illustrations hit just the right note of humour for young children!

The Rock Say

The Rock Say Author Rock (Wrestler)
ISBN-10 006103116X
Release 2000-11-07
Pages 432
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A major star of the World Wrestling Federation presents his life story, discussing his growing up in a family of professional wrestlers, his unique balance of huge ego and huge talent, his sports rivalries, and much more. Reprint.

Rocky Marciano

Rocky Marciano Author Russell Sullivan
ISBN-10 0252027639
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 368
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A compelling portrait of an American sports icon retraces the rise of Marciano from obscurity to nail one of the greatest records in boxing--49-0.--while exploring his strengths and weaknesses as a boxer. (Sports & Recreation)

The Miracle of the Rock and Other Stories

The Miracle of the Rock and Other Stories Author Genendel Krohn
ISBN-10 1583306501
Release 2003-01-01
Pages 53
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Treat your family to the beauty and richness of their priceless heritage. These sixteen, magnificently-illustrated stories bring to life the stories of our Sages, in all their greatness. From Rabbi Chanina ben Dosa to Hillel and Rabbi Akiva, these stories will enrapture children and bolster them with good middos (character traits), a love for Torah, and an appreciation for Chazal. See more books by talented author, Genendel Krohn, and illustrated masterfully by Tirtza Pelleg, by clicking here

On the Rock

On the Rock Author Alvin Karpis
ISBN-10 UCSC:32106016178011
Release 1980-01
Pages 306
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On the Rock has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from On the Rock also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full On the Rock book for free.

Peter and the Rock

Peter and the Rock Author Chrys C. Caragounis
ISBN-10 3110123967
Release 1990
Pages 157
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Peter and the Rock has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Peter and the Rock also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Peter and the Rock book for free.