The Game of Light


Author: Hervé Tullet
Publisher: Phaidon Press
ISBN: 9780714861890
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 14
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Young readers can cast different shapes on a wall using a flashlight and this book with cut-outs on each page. On board pages.

The Game Of Light


Author: Y. York
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780881457988
Category: Drama
Page: 64
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Trapped by a storm in the office of the environmental organization for which they work, Antony and Janna find that their conflicting views on race and the environment have the power to send them back in time to discover how closely related they really are.

The Sound of Light

A History of Gospel and Christian Music
Author: Don Cusic
Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation
ISBN: 9780634029387
Category: Music
Page: 502
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The Sound of Light is a sweeping overview of the history of gospel music. Powerful and incisive, it traces contemporary Christianity and Christian music to the 16th century and the Protestant Reformation after examining music in the Bible and early church music. From the psalms of the early Puritans through the hymns of human composure of Isaac Watts and the social activism of the Wesleys, gospel music was established in 18th century America. With the camp meeting songs of the Kentucky Revival, the spirituals that came from the slave culture, and the hymns from the great revival after the Civil War, gospel music advanced through the 19th century. The 20th century brought recording technology and electronic media to the table. Gospel music has developed with Christian revivals and the history of American gospel music is the history of Christianity in America. Gospel music reflects the American spirit of freedom and the free market as a Christian culture emerges in the 20th century, providing a spiritual as well as economic foundation. The Sound of Light presents gospel music as part of the history of contemporary Christianity. It is a work broad in scope that defines a music essential to understanding American culture as well as American music in the 20th century. Don Cusic is the author of ten books, including the biography Eddy Arnold: I'll Hold You in My Heart and an encyclopedia of cowboys, Cowboys and the Wild West: An A-Z Guide from the Chisholm Trail to the Silver Screen. He joined the faculty at Middle Tennessee State University in 1982, teaching courses in the music business. He earned a Masters and Doctorate in Literature from MTSU. Since August of 1994, Cusic has been Professor of Music Business at Belmont University.

A day of light and shadows


Author: Jonathan Schwartz,Bob Ryan
Publisher: Bloomsbury Pub Ltd
ISBN: 9781585790111
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 54
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A vivid & affecting baseball memoir, by a writer & New York radio personality, about the game of his life, & life since the game.

The Game of God

The Ultimate Solitaire!
Author: Peter Buxton
Publisher: BalboaPress
ISBN: 1452508224
Category: Religion
Page: 174
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The world is not as it appears. The universe and all of life is a fantasy being played out and experienced by God—with God being the only player. This is the ultimate game of solitaire! The Game of God explores this amazing game that God develops and plays as though illusion is reality, as though man and all other forms of life have their own separate lives and minds. They live in bodies, in the world; they are born, grow old, and die. Everything in the universe is held in shape by mind-patterns, and within the game God is constantly assessing play as it develops and as though it is real and not an illusion or dream. The latter part of The Game of God illustrates a fundamentally different way of playing the game of life by changing your view of yourself and others within the game. It offers explanations of how to play this fantasy game effectively, how to develop fully the character you find yourself playing at the moment, and how to express your abundance. For thousands of years man has pondered on his identity, his relationship to God, and the meaning and purpose of life, and he is still pondering. The Game of God shows how the answer to these profound questions lies within each of us.

The Game of Luck


Author: Catherine Cerveny
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0316441643
Category: Fiction
Page: 480
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A Brazilian tarot card reader and a Russian crime lord try to restore peace to the galaxy in the third and final book of the steamy science fiction adventure series that began with The Rule of Luck. The perfect society One Gov engineered from Earth's ashes is beginning to crumble. As social unrest and dissatisfaction spread throughout the tri-system, One Gov struggles to maintain order, and a single misstep could see civilization spiraling into chaos. During this dark time, Felicia Sevigny is eager to use her card-reading ability and new position with One Gov to help restore peace. But she soon learns that the game of politics is a dangerous one, and being married to Alexei Petriv, head of the Tsarist Consortium and One Gov's biggest rival, is not necessarily a hand in her favor. When members of her family begin to disappear, the stakes skyrocket. There are those who would stop at nothing for the chance to exploit Felicia's luck gene to seize power all over the tri-system. And as the threat of revolution seems imminent, it may be that this time, nothing will be enough to keep Felicia and everyone she loves safe-not even luck. "Cerveny's debut blends steamy sci-fi-fi with breathless intrigue and action, all set on a far-future Earth that's equal parts fascinating and terrifying."-Beth Cato, author of The Clockwork Dagger and Breath of Earth "Imaginative. Fans of romance in science fiction are going to love this!"-Kim Harrison, #1 New York Times bestselling author Felicia Sevigny novels The Rule of Luck The Chaos of Luck The Game of Luck

Mastering the Game of Thrones

Essays on George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire
Author: Jes Battis,Susan Johnston
Publisher: McFarland
ISBN: 147661962X
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 308
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George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series is a worldwide phenomenon, and the world of Westeros has seen multiple adaptations, from HBO’s acclaimed television series to graphic novels, console games and orchestral soundtracks. This collection of new essays investigates what makes this world so popular, and why the novels and television series are being taught in university classrooms as genre-defining works within the American fantasy tradition. This volume represents the first sustained scholarly treatment of George R.R. Martin’s groundbreaking work, and includes writing by experts involved in the production of the HBO show. The contributors investigate a number of compelling areas, including the mystery of the shape-shifting wargs, the conflict between religions, the origins of the Dothraki language and the sex lives of knights. The significance of fan cultures and their adaptations is also discussed.

Finish the Game

The City of Light
Author: Ian Jolly
Publisher: Australian Self Publishing
ISBN: 0980635748
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 366
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Unaware of the consequences, Marcus and Rosie click YES to play their father's interactive computer game. Chaos prevails as gale-force winds swirl viciously around the room sucking the children into the game. They learn the only way home is to fulfill their destiny. Armed with shields and weapons, they begin their perilous journey to the City of Light. Deadly encounters with the dark army along the way prepare them for the battle ahead. Lord Theda, the Lord of the Dark Kingdom, an evil and ruthless warlord, stands in their way. Returning from exile, he intends to steal the powerful energy crystals lying beneath the City of Light. Marcus strides out to face Lord Theda. The battle is intense. The fate of this world lies in their hands.

Conquering the Game of Life

A Guide to Competing and Winning
Author: C. K. Hersh
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 1604940360
Category: Self-Help
Page: 176
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What's the quality of your game? Is your game of life being played as you desire? What are the rules to your game of life? C. K. Hersh leads the reader through a series of entertaining stories, exercises, and questions that empower the reader to find his or her game. Any athlete who is training uses specific tools and skills to improve his or her play of a specific game. Tennis players drill their forehands, backhands, and different spins they put on the ball. Similarly, we have tools and skills we use to play the game of life. They include points of view and thinking patterns as well as life experiences and lessons we've learned over the years. Just as athletes train their bodies to participate in a sport, we can also train ourselves to strengthen our knowledge and skill in how we play the game of life. Our goal? To enjoy the game of life -- fully in the moment. This entertaining book will help get you in the game you desire.

Die Flamme erlischt

Roman
Author: George R.R. Martin
Publisher: Penhaligon Verlag
ISBN: 3641184096
Category: Fiction
Page: 448
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Das Buch, mit dem alles begann – der erste Roman von GRRM Der Hilferuf seiner Jugendliebe Gwen führt Dirk t'Larien zu der sterbenden Welt Worlorn. Aber als er dort eintritt, scheint Gwen es sich anders überlegt zu haben und versucht, ihn wieder wegzuschicken, denn sie liebt ihren Ehemann Jaan. Doch mit der Heirat ist sie auch in eine Kultur eingetreten, die Frauen keine Selbstbestimmung erlaubt. Dirk kann nicht glauben, dass sie dieses Schicksal freiwillig gewählt hat, und tatsächlich gelingt es ihm, sie zur Flucht zu überreden. Doch mit ihrem Verrat an Jaan haben sie auch dessen Schutz aufgegeben, und Menschenjäger treiben sie in die Enge. Nur einer kann sie noch retten – doch Jaan ist seine Ehre wichtiger als alles andere ...

Feuer und Blut - Erstes Buch

Aufstieg und Fall des Hauses Targaryen von Westeros
Author: George R.R. Martin
Publisher: Penhaligon Verlag
ISBN: 3641233399
Category: Fiction
Page: 896
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Wie alles begann! Die packende Vorgeschichte um die Herrschaft des Königshauses Targaryen. Was für Tolkiens Fans das Silmarillion ist, erscheint nun von George R.R. Martin – die epische Vorgeschichte von »Das Lied von Eis und Feuer« / »Game of Thrones«! Drei Jahrhunderte, bevor die Serie beginnt, eroberte Aegon Targaryen mit seinen Schwestergemahlinnen und ihren drei Drachen den Kontinent Westeros. 280 Jahre währte die Herrschaft seiner Nachkommen. Sie überstanden Rebellion und Bürgerkrieg – bis Robert Baratheon den irren König Aerys II. vom Eisernen Thron stürzte. Dies ist die Geschichte des großen Hauses Targaryen, niedergeschrieben von Erzmaester Gyldayn, transkribiert von George R.R. Martin.

Das Spiel von Liebe und Tod


Author: Martha Brockenbrough
Publisher: Loewe Verlag
ISBN: 3732006093
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 400
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Unser Geheimtipp für junge Erwachsene: Eine hinreißende Liebesgeschichte, die weit über das Einzelschicksal hinausgeht. Liebe und Tod als Personifikationen ihrer selbst in einem tödlichen Wettstreit um die Gefühle zweier Liebender. Romeo und Julia, Kleopatra und Mark Anton, Napoleon und Josephine, sie alle waren schon Figuren in dem jahrtausendealten Spiel von Liebe und Tod. Die Regeln sind einfach. Verlieben sich die Paare vor dem ausgewürfelten Termin, hat die Liebe gewonnen, trennen sie sich, triumphiert der Tod und einer der Liebenden muss sterben. Immer wieder steht Henry vor der Tür des Jazzclubs, in dem Flora allabendlich singt. Er ist hingerissen von der schönen jungen Frau, ihrer Stimme und ihrer Musik. Flora dagegen versucht lange, sich gegen ihre Gefühle zu wehren. Ihre Haut ist schwarz und eine Beziehung mit einem weißen jungen Mann ist im Seattle des Jahres 1937 völlig ausgeschlossen. Was Flora und Henry nicht wissen: Sie sind nur Figuren in einem uralten Spiel, in dem die Liebe selbst und ihr alter Widersacher Tod menschliche Gestalt angenommen haben. Und beide nutzen all ihre manipulativen Fähigkeiten, um zu gewinnen.

Das Risiko und sein Preis

Skin in the Game
Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Publisher: Verlagsgruppe Random House GmbH
ISBN: 3641234522
Category: Social Science
Page: 384
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Warum wir nur denen vertrauen sollten, die etwas zu verlieren haben Stehen wir für die Risiken ein, die wir verursachen? Zu viele der Menschen, die auf der Welt Macht und Einfluss haben, so Nassim Nicholas Taleb, müssen nicht wirklich den Kopf hinhalten für das, was sie tun und veranlassen. Intellektuelle, Journalisten, Bürokraten, Banker, ihnen vor allem wirft er vor, kein »Skin in the Game« zu haben. Weil sie den Preis nicht bezahlen müssen, wenn sie irren, fällen sie schlechte Entscheidungen. Taleb zeigt anhand vieler Beispiele, wie »Skin in the Game«, ein fundamentales Konzept des Risikomanagements, auf alle Bereiche unseres Lebens übertragen werden kann. Sein neues Buch, so provozierend und bahnbrechend wie »Der Schwarze Schwan«, fordert uns heraus, alles, was wir über Risiko und Verantwortung in Politik, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft zu wissen glauben, neu zu denken.

Sports Concussions and Getting Back in the Game... of Life

A Solution for Concussion Symptoms Including Headaches, Light Sensitivity, Poor Academic Performance, Anxiety and Others... The Irlen Method
Author: Helen Irlen
Publisher: BookBaby
ISBN: 1483542017
Category: Health & Fitness
Page: 63
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This is a unique book in that it not only talks about the growing concern today regarding concussions in sports, but it also offers a proven solution to mitigate or even eliminate the symptoms, when concussions don’t “just go away.” It’s called the Irlen Method. Originally developed to help struggling readers, the Irlen Method has been extremely successful in helping those with concussions and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) lead a normal life without the pain of headaches and migraines, the strains of light sensitivity, the frustrations associated with poor academic performance, or the inability to relieve anxiety or even get a comfortable night’s sleep. This book also serves as a guide to parents and coaches, offering ways in which to detect concussion symptoms and how to discuss the issues with youngsters who don’t want to say anything because they want to get right back out on the field or on the court, despite the pain. Stories, and some sobering statistics, bring the seriousness of concussions to light. We emphasize the need for strong communication between parents, coaches and young athletes to prevent possible concussions and to understand when they do occur so that the injured player receives proper attention and testing. The book then explains how the Irlen Method can help eliminate the symptoms and concludes with a number of enlightening and very encouraging stories from athletes and from our military heroes who have also sustained concussions or TBI and have recovered from debilitating symptoms. Concussions cannot be eliminated in sports, or elsewhere. We can certainly make stronger efforts to avoid them through proper training and equipment to protect ourselves, but accidents will happen. The benefit of this book is learning about concussions and knowing that there is something available that can prevent the long lasting effects.