Etienne van Heerden's Asbesmiddag (Afrikaans Edition) PDF

By Etienne van Heerden

ISBN-10: 0624045757

ISBN-13: 9780624045755

’n Romanskrywer en Professor in Skeppende Skryfwerk aan ’n Kaapse universiteit verkeer tussen boeke en is op sy weerloosste en hongerste. In die verslete haarsalon van ene Giuseppe Giuliani, in ’n minder goeie deel van Stellenbosch, ontmoet die skrywer ’n bejaarde en beroemde biljoenêr, ’n asbesmagnaat.

Versteek in ’n steeg voorsien die haarsalon bekendes, wat op soek is na privaatheid en rus, van uurlange kopmasserings, begelei deur Italiaanse tenore en pierings vol olywe. Die skrywer se vader – eens ’n vuurspuwer en latere ringmeester in ’n Karoosirkus – deel ’n ongelukkige geskiedenis met die asbesmagnaat en die skrywer is voyeuristies daarop uit om wraak te neem by means of wyse van sy vertelling – of so dink hy.

Gou ontdek hy egter dat ander spelers in die verhaal ratser manipuleerders van storielyne is as hy.

Die biljoenêr notice ’n karakter in die skrywer se boek en die hooftema notice die kunstenaar se uitbeelding van die werklikheid, wat lei tot die skepping van ’n vervormde en nuwe werklikheid, kortom, ’n onwaarskynlike onmoontlike: Storie. Dit be aware deur die sirkus se hoogtepunt-toertjie gesimboliseer – twee kameelperde wat op onwaarskynlike wyse hul nekke verknoop.

Die skrywer en die biljoenêr se lewens verknoop, werklikheid en fantasie verknoop, die twee vaders (die skrywer se bloedvader en sy nuwe magnaatvader) verknoop – en lei tot ’n skokkende einde wat reeds vroeg in die boek deur ’n Indiese fortuinverteller voorspel is.

Wie het ten slotte vir wie geskryf? Wie van die twee mans – die romansier of die magnaat – is die werklike hand agter die verhaal? ’n Storie oor bloedeed, sensualiteit, ’n veranderende Suid-Afrika, ’n verlange na ’n verlore verlede, en ’n geheimsinnige Wes-Afrikaan, die alomteenwoordige Mister Deejay Gucci X.

Ook ’n handleiding oor kunstenaarskap, en ’n wrede verkenning van die etiese problematiek van die skrywer.

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New PDF release: Learning Curves

By Dorie LaRue

ISBN-10: 1460982908

ISBN-13: 9781460982907

Switching gears from darkish gallows comedy after the Omaha Prize successful RESURRECTING VIRGIL, Dorie LaRue follows within the culture of the educational novel with a energetic satire a few small provincial kingdom collage in festival with an elite inner most collage. obvious throughout the eyes of a newly employed Romantic pupil, Dr. Joyce Michalak, who turns into the objective of a self-deluded tenure committee, the tale reverses the male predator professor/innocent woman scholar sufferer dyad. picking a such a lot inopportune time to fall in love with a pupil, a Bosnian immigrant, whose observations touching on US academia finally reason Joyce Michalak to reconsider her political, social, and sexual philosophy, she decides which separates her from her colleagues and their loss of ethical organization yet threatens to smash all her hopes for tenure. throughout the process the quick relocating narrative, Dr. Michalak is rationale on teaching her provincial woman scholars with a crash path in each one wave of feminism, and all of her scholars within the joys of postmodern research, an schooling which they not just live to tell the tale yet which supplies them possibilities to supply unignorable perception. The narrative strikes alongside backgrounded through the grasping chancellor's forays into privitization until eventually its unforeseen but inevitable climax and an orchestrated finishing that makes studying CURVES rock as a latest female fortunate JIM.

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Lance Long's Calusa Coast (NOEL Trilogy Book 2) PDF

By Lance Long

ISBN-10: 0988265648

ISBN-13: 9780988265646

With the coming of the Conquistadors within the sixteenth century, 10000 years of Indian civilization in Florida was once burnt up inside of a new release. years later, one other pandemic plague—this time intentionally published by way of a bunch of terrorists—has decimated the world's inhabitants, and just one in one thousand has controlled to survive.
In Boca Chita, publication I of the NOEL trilogy, Mark, a sixty-two yr previous curmudgeon, manages to flee illness with the lethal NOEL virus and makes use of his survival talents to domicile a abandoned island in Biscayne Bay south of Miami. three hundred and sixty five days later, after a sequence of devastating typical mess ups, Mark has met up with document Olga, and in addition to 8 different NOEL survivors, has based the colony of recent Islandia in Islamorada, Florida.
Calusa Coast, the second one e-book within the trilogy, files the starting to be pains of the 1st 12 months of the fledgling colony, a utopian neighborhood the place funds and genuine property possession is outlawed. due to Mark’s efforts, electrical energy, water, and creature comforts were restored in New Islandia, and the neighborhood actively starts off to search out different survivors to keep growing. decided to benefit from heritage, the crowd attracts upon the knowledge of Florida’s historic Calusa civilization whereas embracing complicated glossy expertise, in the meantime attempting to stay away from the errors made by means of prior schemers and scammers in Florida’s development.
Among different suffering survivors who stumble upon the recent group are Carla, an aged mystic who claims to be the final full-blooded Calusa, Skyler, a half-breed Seminole Indian, who has rescued a deaf girl and her younger son from the Everglades and a gaggle of ten Cuban-Calusas who've left Cuba in selfmade dugout canoes, heading for the Calusa Coast, domestic in their extinct ancestors.
An August storm sweeps prior New Islandia and the gang makes the tricky selection to relocate the now-thriving group to the St. Augustine region, the positioning of the oldest urban in the United States. only a 12 months after founding New Islandia within the Keys, the recent neighborhood, rechristened First Coast, has grown to greater than a hundred. In First Coast, publication III of the NOEL trilogy, the recent payment grows into FlorEden, a community of interdependent Florida groups, following the unique settlers and their descendents as they try and rebuild a devastated global.
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Author Lance lengthy understands how mechanical issues paintings and will repair nearly something. With a Ph.D. in English, he taught on the university point and the service provider Marine Academy, yet left academia, changing into a certified basic contractor, genuine property and personal loan dealer, and land developer.
Following the genuine property cave in within the discount rates & mortgage hindrance of 1989, he wrote the insider disclosure e-book, Banking on luck, which grew right into a tv infomercial and greater than 3,000 foreign seminars and workshops.
Lance has written experiences on replacement fuels, solar power, aquaculture, electrical automobiles, and wastewater bio-mitigation, and as a public speaker, has promoted federal executive courses opposed to bioterrorism in Canada and Mexico.
After 9-11 he started fitting-out out a wide live-aboard diesel trawler. good versed in survival concepts, having cruised the area, he can navigate anyplace and stay off sea and land.
He lives aboard, cruising the Florida coast, and is at the moment engaged on First Coast, publication 3 of his NOEL trilogy.

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Read e-book online Texas: Cowboys and Campfires PDF

By Nancy Sifford Alana

ISBN-10: 1493553577

ISBN-13: 9781493553570

Texas: Cowboys and Campfires is a ancient fiction approximately 3 boys who spend time through the summer season at the Double A Ranch in Hood County, Texas. The cowboys at the ranch comprise the men of their paintings, at their food within the bunkhouse, and round the night campfires the place they inform tales approximately Texas historical past. the lads find out about David and Elizabeth Crockett, Lizzie Johnson, Charles Goodnight, Oliver Loving, Jesse Chisolm, John Simpson Chisum, Stephen F. Austin, and Sam Houston. in addition they find out about the Granbury sq., King Ranch, airborne dirt and dust Bowl, and more.

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Download e-book for kindle: Fodor's Chile: with Easter Island & Patagonia (Travel Guide) by Fodor's Travel Guides

By Fodor's Travel Guides

ISBN-10: 1101878177

ISBN-13: 9781101878170

Written by way of locals, Fodor's shuttle courses were delivering specialist suggestion for all tastes and budgets for eighty years. 

Squeezed among the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, Chile bargains whatever for everybody. even if tourists have an interest in nice vineyards, glittery seashore inns, wilderness adventures, sprawling glaciers, or the city pleasures and creative delicacies of Santiago, Fodor's Chile helps them craft the precise itinerary for this assorted country.

This commute consultant includes:
· Dozens of maps
· An 8-page colour insert with a short advent and impressive images that seize the head reports and points of interest all through Chile
· thousands of resort and eating place suggestions, with Fodor's selection designating our best picks
· a number of itineraries to discover the head points of interest and what’s off the overwhelmed path
· assurance of Santiago, The imperative Coast, El Norte Chico, El Norte Grande, The principal Valley, The Lake District, Chiloe, The Southern Coast, Southern Chilean Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego, and Easter Island

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New PDF release: The Guardian Chronicles: Magic, Dragons, and Evil

By Xavier Alexzander

ISBN-10: 1505714370

ISBN-13: 9781505714371

pricey Readers, among the covers of this booklet and revealed on those very pages is the tale of 5 traditional men. those men move on an experience that forces them to redefine what they learn about magic, dragons, and evil. They move on such an epic experience that they trip to and during a number of magical worlds and universes. They meet legends and feature conversations with myths. They conflict with desires and celebration with delusion. They observe love and discover a secret of epic proportions. wish you take pleasure in their tale. essentially, Xavier Alexzander

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Social Engineering and Nonverbal Behavior Set - download pdf or read online

By Christopher Hadnagy

ISBN-10: 1118906713

ISBN-13: 9781118906712

Social Engineering: The paintings of Human Hacking

From elicitation, pretexting, impression and manipulation all features of social engineering are picked aside, mentioned and defined by utilizing actual global examples, own adventure and the technology in the back of them to unraveled the secret in social engineering.

  • Examines social engineering, the technology of influencing a goal to accomplish a wanted job or expose information
  • Arms you with valuable information regarding the various tools of trickery that hackers use so that it will assemble info with the cause of executing identification robbery, fraud, or gaining laptop procedure access
  • Reveals important steps for fighting social engineering threats

Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human portion of Security

Focuses on combining the technological know-how of realizing non-verbal communications with the information of ways social engineers, rip-off artists and con males use those talents to construct emotions of belief and rapport of their pursuits. the writer is helping readers know how to spot and realize social engineers and scammers by means of reading their non-verbal habit. Unmasking the Social Engineer indicates how assaults paintings, explains nonverbal communications, and demonstrates with visuals the relationship of non-verbal habit to social engineering and scamming.

  • Clearly combines either the sensible and technical elements of social engineering security
  • Reveals some of the soiled tips that scammers use
  • Pinpoints what to appear for at the nonverbal facet to observe the social engineer

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