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 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.

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.

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 ...

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.

Das Königsspiel

Band I der Lymond-Saga
Author: Dorothy Dunnett
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3105617027
Category: Fiction
Page: 648
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Francis Crawford von Lymond – schottischer Adliger, Söldnerführer, Feldherr, Poet des Degens, Künstler, Liebling der höfischen Damenwelt und Meister der politischen Intrige – ist die zentrale Gestalt des »Königsspiels«. Nach fünfjähriger Verbannung kehrt er heimlich nach Schottland zurück. Er ist ein Verfemter, auf dessen Kopf ein hoher Preis ausgesetzt ist. Jetzt, im Jahre 1547, wartet Schottland auf einen neuen Einfall der Engländer, die die vierjährige Königin Maria entführen, sie mit dem englischen Knabenkönig Eduard verheiraten und so die beiden Königreiche unter der Herrschaft Englands vereinigen wollen. Welche Ziele verfolgen dabei Lymond und seine Söldnerbande? (Dieser Text bezieht sich auf eine frühere Ausgabe.)

Ambassadors of Light


Author: Jasmuheen
Publisher: Light Technology Publishing
ISBN: 9783929512700
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 253
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"Ambassadors of Light is Jasmuheen's tenth book and the follow up to her best seller Living on Light, Nutrition for the New Millennium. No doubt this new work will be just as controversial as she continues to challenge the status quo and take the pranic nourishment discussion onto the global stage. In this book, Jasmuheen offers practical solutions to world health and world hunger related challenges through her Luscious Lifestyles Program and also effective ways to redirect global resources. This entails an in-depth look at global disarmament, the dissolution of prohibition, the forgiveness of Third World debt, holistic education programs, and the elimination of the need for personal pharmaceutical use through the elimination of all disease. Ambassadors of Light also looks at the undeniable long-term benefits of vegetarianism in relation to health and resource sustainability levels, and also at the lifestyles that those who are now free from the need to eat food usually adopt. Jasmuheen compiles statistics from the Light Ambassadry's Global Research Project as well as the research of many others into this phenomena. This book is a collation of research, recipes, and recommendations that if adopted, will radically alter the path of humankind! Imagine a world without war or hunger or fear? Imagine a world that is disease free and unified where all life is honored? These are the dreams of the Ambassadors of Light."

A Game of Futebol


Author: Ray Allard
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 146533243X
Category: Fiction
Page: 143
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Rio Pequeno is a village surviving from a destructive, drawn-out civil war, one that has left this little-known South American countrys federal infrastructure demolished. The villagers, in fearful memory of past atrocities and military reprisals, are playing reluctant hosts to an occupying company of battle-weary soldiers, who are seeking rest and reorganization. Amid a mix of hospitality and resentment, conflicts arise. Tensions arise, primarily between the tired company commander and the stubborn village priest, and lead to an inevitable and highly emotional confrontation overa game of futebol.

Eine Geschichte von zwei Städten


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3862676897
Category: Fiction
Page: 432
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Charles Dickens (1812-1870) veröffentlichte seinen Roman 1859, nachdem er einige Jahre zuvor Paris besucht hatte. Angesiedelt ist der Roman in der Französischen Revolution und schildert die dramatische, in den beiden Städten London und Paris spielende Lebensgeschichte von Dr. Manette und dessen Tochter Lucie. Mit 200 Millionen verkaufter Exemplare gilt »A Tale of Two Cities«, so der Originaltitel, als das meistverkaufte original englischsprachige Buch überhaupt.

Das Lied von Eis und Feuer 01

Die Herren von Winterfell
Author: George R.R. Martin
Publisher: Blanvalet Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3641035864
Category: Fiction
Page: 576
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Die erfolgreichste Fantasy-Saga unserer Zeit Eddard Stark, der Herr von Winterfell, wird an den Hof seines Königs gerufen, um diesem als Berater und Vertrauter zur Seite zu stehen. Doch Intriganten, Meuchler und skrupellose Adlige scharen sich um den Thron, deren Einflüsterungen der schwache König nichts entgegenzusetzen hat. Während Eddard sich von mächtigen Feinden umringt sieht, steht sein Sohn, der zukünftige Herrscher des Nordens, einer uralten finsteren Macht gegenüber. Die Zukunft des Reiches hängt von den Herren von Winterfell ab! Das Lied von Eis und Feuer - Game of Thrones

Family of Light

Pleiadian Tales and Lessons in Living
Author: Barbara Marciniak
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1591439531
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 272
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With compassion and compelling insight, the Pleiadians, those system-busting time-travelers from the future, take us on a journey through the unchartered lands of The Book of Earth, which comprises all human experience. While “our world goes belly-up in these most absurd of times,” they offer us “tools for survival.” During the crucial period between 1987 and 2012--a nanosecond in the annals of existence where secrets and solutions are stored--we have the unique opportunity to move from the deepest of density to the highest of frequencies--where we shift from linear to multi-dimensional living. To make this transition, we must face not only the limitations of our 3-D world with its electronic manipulation and mind control, we must embrace our own wounds, and those of our ancestors and our leaders. To heal ourselves, to raise our frequency from one of despair and fear to one of great inspiration and love, the Pleiadians urge us to rethink and reevaluate our lives: “You shall change, you will change, you must change, because this is the season of change.”

The Architecture of Light

Recent Approaches to Designing with Natural Light
Author: Mary Ann Steane
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135655952
Category: Architecture
Page: 256
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Reviewing the use of natural light by architects in the era of electricity, this book aims to show that natural light not only remains a potential source of order in architecture, but that natural lighting strategies impose a usefully creative discipline on design. Considering an approach to environmental context that sees light as a critical aspect of place, this book explores current attitudes to natural light by offering a series of in-depth studies of recent projects and the particular lighting issues they have addressed. It gives a more nuanced appraisal of these lighting strategies by setting them within their broader topographic, climatic and cultural contexts.

Die Kunst des Game Designs

Bessere Games konzipieren und entwickeln
Author: Jesse Schell
Publisher: MITP-Verlags GmbH & Co. KG
ISBN: 3958452841
Category: Computers
Page: 680
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Grundlagen der Entwicklung und Konzeption klassischer Spiele von einem der weltweit führenden Game Designer Mehr als 100 Regeln und zentrale Fragen zur Inspiration für den kreativen Prozess Zahlreiche wertvolle Denkanstöße für die Konzeption eines erfolgreichen Spiels Jeder kann die Grundlagen des Game Designs meistern – dazu bedarf es keines technischen Fachwissens. Dabei zeigt sich, dass die gleichen psychologischen Grundprinzipien, die für Brett-, Karten- und Sportspiele funktionieren, ebenso der Schlüssel für die Entwicklung qualitativ hochwertiger Videospiele sind. Mit diesem Buch lernen Sie, wie Sie im Prozess der Spielekonzeption und -entwicklung vorgehen, um bessere Games zu kreieren. Jesse Schell zeigt, wie Sie Ihr Game durch eine strukturierte methodische Vorgehensweise Schritt für Schritt deutlich verbessern. Mehr als 100 gezielte Fragestellungen eröffnen Ihnen dabei neue Perspektiven auf Ihr Game, so dass Sie die Features finden, die es erfolgreich machen. Hierzu gehören z.B. Fragen wie: Welche Herausforderungen stellt mein Spiel an die Spieler? Fördert es den Wettbewerb unter den Spielern? Werden sie dazu motiviert, gewinnen zu wollen? So werden über hundert entscheidende Charakteristika für ein gut konzipiertes Spiel untersucht. Mit diesem Buch wissen Sie, worauf es bei einem guten Game ankommt und was Sie alles bedenken sollten, damit Ihr Game die Erwartungen Ihrer Spieler erfüllt und gerne gespielt wird. Zugleich liefert es Ihnen jede Menge Inspiration – halten Sie beim Lesen Zettel und Stift bereit, um Ihre neuen Ideen sofort festhalten zu können