Nico Hetterschijt's The Oriental Experience PDF

By Nico Hetterschijt

ISBN-10: 1634486153

ISBN-13: 9781634486156

"The Oriental adventure is an autobiographical novel facing the author's interval as a tender naval officer. it's a story of his by no means finishing love for the a ways East, the ocean, the weather, the tropics, his task, lifestyles on board and the girlfriends he encounters. It offers along with his emotions, his passions, his studies and his expectancies. In his open and heart-warming sort the writer tells us approximately his eventful existence at the excessive seas, in unique ports around the world or even in a typhoon."

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Joe Ralko's The Devil's Gap: The Untold Story of Canada's First Suicide PDF

By Joe Ralko

ISBN-10: 1546969713

ISBN-13: 9781546969716

The scene on may well 10, 1973, gave the impression of whatever out of a Hollywood blockbuster. within the city of Kenora, at the north shore of the Lake of the Woods close to the Ontario-Manitoba border, a guy used to be robbing a financial institution within the such a lot bombastic approach.

Paul Higgins walked into the financial institution armed with a home-made bomb and useless Man’s swap in his mouth to detonate it. If someone have been to shoot him and if he permit pass of the change, he could blow himself up and take as many folks with him as attainable. The police have been in a standoff. used to be it definitely worth the probability to shoot?

Acclaimed journalist Joe Ralko has spent his whole lifestyles mulling over this example. It wasn’t his profession that positioned him at the path of Paul Higgins—Joe used to be there! He was once a curious highschool scholar who watched the drama spread from the road. He had a transparent line of sight down the sidewalk as Higgins emerged from the financial institution fifty ft away.

What occurred subsequent may pass down in Canadian background. Ralko might develop into excited about each element of the case. It was once simply years later, after he had verified himself as a author and whereas convalescing from his first conflict with melanoma, that he determined to eventually inform the tale as an artistic non-fiction account.

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Get Alabama Scoundrels: Outlaws, Pirates, Bandits & Bushwhackers PDF

By Kelly Kazek,Wil Elrick

ISBN-10: 1540210413

ISBN-13: 9781540210418

ISBN-10: 1626195331

ISBN-13: 9781626195332

whereas legislators have been writing the 1st legislation in Alabama, a few miscreant electorate have been already breaking them, inflicting affliction and fleeing the palms of justice. between those have been cult-leader-turned-murderer "Bloody" Bob Sims, social-activist-turned-anarchist Albert Parsons, the mysterious hobo bandit Railroad invoice and the nefarious outlaw sheriff Steve Renfroe, who used to be credited with numerous felony escapes, thefts and arson. mythical Wild West figures Frank and Jesse James additionally seemed in Alabama, besides a number of different famous gunslingers, pirates, crooks and desperados. Bushwhackers triggered common chaos throughout the Civil conflict and have been thought of outlaws reckoning on which part you supported. sign up for real-life companions in crime Kelly Kazek and Wil Elrick as they recount the atrocities of a few of Alabama's so much notorious lawbreakers.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Power of the Mask by Sandra Michael-Johnson

By Sandra Michael-Johnson

ISBN-10: 1546632395

ISBN-13: 9781546632399

it is a e-book approximately discovering your true-self - approximately loving who you're and making higher judgements since it can be a topic of lifestyles and loss of life. Sandra is a worrying individual and constantly search for the easiest in every body she meets. She has helped numerous humans switch their lives for the higher, and reside with goal. studying this e-book, is like getting suggestion from an individual who really love you and wish you to be the simplest model of your self. the facility of masks by way of Sandra Michael-Johnson honors the great thing about lifestyles via sharing the ache of wasting a sister, pals and others she knew. Sandra finds how a few women tried to dwell underneath a masks and it expense them their lives. It does not imply those women weren't invaluable of existence, it easily potential donning a masks had the facility to conceal the ache and disgrace those ladies persevered ahead of their demise. those tales will not be meant to pass judgement on an individual due to their judgements. the aim is to elevate understanding, Unmask, love your self, don t damage in silence, and stay the easiest existence attainable. masks is a unique that may make you consider; who're you and why are you hiding underneath a masks? the choices you're making displays how you suppose approximately your self. you might have an opportunity to examine diverse mask and crimes linked to the mask and be sure which one you put on day-by-day to guard your emotions, photograph, and ache. masks is a vintage novel which displays at the abuse and deaths linked to relationships. it's a novel that make you consider your existence and the way vital is your existence to you and your love ones. With laughs, hiding and secrets and techniques the sufferers wore mask round their relations, acquaintances and co-workers to deal with their worry and soreness. She stocks tales of ladies final second in this earth, those tales are painful simply because those women have been anyone, daughter, mom, auntie, cousin, pal, and so on.  

Sandra earned her bachelor s grasp s and Doctorate measure in numerous parts of commercial and management, she births a beginning the facility of religion starting place to aid household violence and sexual abuse sufferers, survivors and different crime sufferers tips on how to dwell with their prior with out permitting their previous to manage their current and destiny. the ability of the masks is ready discovering your true-self - approximately loving who you're and making higher judgements since it can be a topic of lifestyles and demise. Sandra is a worrying individual and constantly search for the simplest in every person she meets. She has helped numerous humans switch their lives for the higher, and reside with function. interpreting this booklet, is like getting recommendation from somebody who surely love you and need you to be the easiest model of your self. the ability of masks by way of Sandra Michael-Johnson honors the great thing about existence via sharing the soreness of wasting a sister, pals and others she knew. Sandra display how the women tried to reside underneath a masks and it fee them their lives. It doesn’t suggest those women weren't invaluable of existence, it easily capacity donning a masks had the ability to conceal the discomfort and disgrace those girls continued sooner than their loss of life. those tales should not meant to pass judgement on someone due to their judgements. the aim is to elevate expertise and Unmask, love your self, don’t harm in silence, dwell the simplest existence you possible.

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Download e-book for kindle: The Idiot Boy by Bob Turney,Helena Kennedy

By Bob Turney,Helena Kennedy

ISBN-10: 1909976253

ISBN-13: 9781909976252

Bob Turney needs to be the 1st ‘dunce’—and from the inaccurate aspect of the tracks—to win a debate on the Oxford Union, to have addressed meeting at Eton collage, been welcomed as a visitor at No. 10 Downing road, dined on the apartment of Lords and whose current writings are in average use at universities within the united kingdom and in a foreign country. during this appealing and intensely readable publication Bob tells how he overcame a number of dangers: dyslexia, being wrongly classified as educationally subnormal, drug and alcohol misuse and two decades on-and-off as a visitor of Her Majesty. it's a compelling actual tale of ways opposed to the entire odds he survived trauma, misfortune and lifestyles ‘in the gutter’ to develop into a far revered family members guy, group chief, buddy of the nice and the great, commentator and public speaker: a prisoner reborn as a probation officer whose new international took on a clean and precise lifetime of its own.

'I recognize Bob Turney, and that i recognize his paintings, i've got witnessed him carry an viewers, spellbound': Dr Deborah Cheney.
'Bob Turney is a real champion of human rights within the penal system': Baroness Helena Kennedy QC.
'A striking guy who made a very good restoration from the depths': Lord Longford.

The Speaker

Bob has confirmed himself as a wanted identify at the after-dinner circuit, in addition to giving keynote addresses at company meetings and charity and academic services. Bob articulates his interesting tale in a fascinating and simply digestible demeanour, relevantly adapted to the categorical viewers. “The complete night was once an emotional curler coaster, a truly idea scary night” (Paul Kerry, Provo, Utah, united states) “I discovered Bob’s presentation actually inspirational. i'll have listened to him all day. whilst I obtained domestic I couldn’t cease speaking approximately his presentation. What a existence he has had, he's an excellent person. You don’t see lots of them in a single lifetime” (Nicky Jordon, Crowthorne, Berkshire, England).


Since retiring from the Probation carrier Bob Turney has pursued a occupation as a world speaker and writer. He makes average appearances on tv and radio and is a visitor lecturer in lots of universities and faculties, either in England and overseas. a few of his books are the middle texts for college kids learning criminology. he's a talented and wanted speaker at the after dinner circuit, and as a keynote speaker at meetings. A member of the viewers leaving one among his motivational seminars used to be quoted as announcing “Bob made me giggle and cry on the similar time”.

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Oklahoma Scoundrels: History’s Most Notorious Outlaws, - download pdf or read online

By Robert Barr Smith,Laurence J. Yadon

ISBN-10: 1467135194

ISBN-13: 9781467135191

ISBN-10: 154020118X

ISBN-13: 9781540201188

Early Oklahoma was once a haven for violent outlaws and a loss of life capture for deputy U.S. marshals. The notorious Doolin gang’s okay resort gunfight left 5 useless. Killers like Bible-quoting choir chief Deacon Jim Miller wreaked havoc. Gunslinger femme fatale Belle Starr really good in horse robbery. Wannabe outlaws like Al Jennings traded educate robbing for politics and Hollywood motion pictures. And Elmer McCurdy’s decision and inept ability earned him a carnival slot and the nickname “the Bandit Who Wouldn’t provide Up.” Historians Robert Barr Smith and Laurence J. Yadon dispel myths surrounding one of the most major lawbreakers in quicker history.

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Download e-book for kindle: Hier bin ich Lao Wei: China ist anders. Mit offenen Augen by Bernhard Wessling

By Bernhard Wessling

ISBN-10: 3842304803

ISBN-13: 9783842304802

used to be macht ein deutscher Unternehmer, wenn von chinesischen Kunden ständig Schreckensmeldungen kommen, obwohl seine Firma zufriedene Kunden in aller Welt hat?
Bernhard Weßling zog die Konsequenz. Er warf seine Befürchtungen über Bord und zog in die Boomtown ShenZhen in Südchina. Sechs Jahre lebte und arbeitete er in China. Las viele Bücher über China, verwarf alle Ratschläge, suchte und fand seinen eigenen Weg, hatte Erfolg.

Der Autor – von seinen chinesischen Freunden „LaoWei“ genannt - führt die Leser auf eine andere Weise als üblich in China ein, humorvoll, spannend und locker erzählend. Auf eine abstrakte Darstellung der Geschichte, Kultur, des Klimas, der Städte, der Infrastruktur oder des politischen / wirtschaftlichen platforms verzichtet er. Vielmehr präsentiert er ein Feuerwerk an Ereignissen, das sich immer schneller entwickelt. Er beginnt mit seinen eigenen Ängsten, läßt uns verschiedene Personen kennenlernen und die Leser am Aufbau der Firma und an der Entdeckung von Naturoasen teilhaben. Höhepunkte sind teils anrührende, teils slapstickartige, teils tiefschürfend ernsthafte Szenen, die ineinander greifen und im Kopf der Leser eine Abfolge bunter bewegter Bilder erzeugen.

Das Buch liefert bewußt keine wohlfeilen Ratschläge, wie guy in China erfolgreich sein kann und used to be guy unbedingt vermeiden sollte. Aber die Beobachtungen und der Abbau der Vorurteile von LaoWei können das Bild der Leser von China ändern.

Der Autor illustriert das erzählende Sachbuch mit one hundred forty eigenen lebendigen Fotos vom Leben auf den Straßen, in den Parks und und von überraschenden Naturbeobachtungen in der Megastadt ShenZhen.

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Download e-book for iPad: Mit nackten Gedichten kämpfen gegen den herrschenden by Ralf-Axel Simon

By Ralf-Axel Simon

ISBN-10: 3847274198

ISBN-13: 9783847274193

„Mit Gefühl und Härte“, der Herausgeber Cenk Bora über den Autor:
Gegen eine Justiz zu schreiben - die straft um zu rächen, statt Massnahmen zu ergreifen, um Verhalten zu verändern - das ist seine Lebensaufgabe.
" ist ein Michael Kohlhaas, einer, der den Schmerz nicht erträgt, die Welt in einer so ungeheuren Unordnung zu erblicken..." (Micha Sontheimer in "Die Zeit")
"...Jemand, der durch seine beharrliche politische Arbeit die Staatsgewalt zur wutschnaubenden Raserei provoziert, der zwei Jahre Knast überstanden und sich durch Schach geistig am Leben gehalten hat, verkörpert für mich einen Mythos, wie direkt aus Stefan Zweigs berühmter 'Schachnovelle' entsprungen...." (Burghard Schröder in seinem Rowohlt Taschenbuch "Unter Männern")
"...Uff ene artwork is det'n Held, ooch wenn er`n Spinner ist, weil der nich uffgibt, bei nüscht." (Benny Härlin zitiert in der "TAZ" einen seiner Bewachter)

Er erhielt wegen Beleidigung der Herrschenden 2 Jahre 6 Monate Einzelhaft (2 davon wegen Nichtaufstehens vor Gericht), used to be er in jungen Jahren als eine menschliche Auszeichnung begriff.

Ralf-Axel Simon -in seinem 60zigsten Lebensjahr - über sich selber:" Mit den Augen des Staates bin ich ein Terrorist - mit den Augen meiner Freunde ein Narr - umgekehrt wäre es mir manchmal lieber!"

Zeige mir deine Freunde und ich sage dir wer du bist:
Ralf-Axel Simon hat die 18 Monate Einzelhaft nicht alleine getragen - eingesperrt wird immer zwar ein einzelner Mensch aber auch seine Verwandten und seine Freunde - deshalb hat er jedes Gedicht einem anderen Menschen gewidmet und die Schnittmenge beschrieben.
Ralf-Axel Simon: „Wenn ich nachts durch die Gitter den Mond sah, wurde ich zwangsläufig an meine Freunde erinnert: auch sie waren manchmal nicht zu sehen, aber das Wissen, dass es sie gibt macht die Stahltüren, die Mauern , die Gitter erst erträglich!“

Die andere Seite einer Medaille: five Literaturpreise - sind eine genugtuende Kühlung seiner zum Teil schon vernarbten Wunden. “Der Tagesspiegel” schrieb:"...während Ralf-Axel Simons Gedichte in ihrer ironischen Kühle und poetischen Prägnanz sowohl an Gedichte Erich Frieds als auch an einen häufig in Ingeborg Drewitz`Erzählungen anzutreffenden Tenor erinnern."

Dieses zeitgeschichtliche Werk - fifty five Gedichte gegen den Knast, denen durch fifty five Geschichten der Stachel der Ohnmacht entzogen wird - liest sich wie eine Biographie mit altersphilosophischer Reflexion und soll zukünftig auch als Printversion auf dem Buchmarkt erscheinen. Es hat über two hundred Seiten.

kleine Leseprobe:



Dieses Gedicht widme ich
Stefan Aust . Er liess mir, als ich im Knast warfare, ausrichten, er wolle mit Menschen, die das "Wörterbuch des Unmenschen" benutzen, nichts zu tuen haben. ...Wieder entlassen konnte ich mich bei Stefan revanchieren:"mit Menschen, die ihre eigene Karriere mit dem Verfassungsschutz absprechen, habe ich wenig Mitgefühl!" ...

Ronald Fritzsch (2.Juni) . In Moabit angekommen, wurde ich gleich mit einem Zettel empfangen:"brauchst du was once? venceremos Ronny"...
... jeden Morgen, wenn er zur Arbeit gebracht wurde, kam er an meiner Zelle vorbei und klopfte an die panzerschrankähnliche Tür, fragte nach, wie es mir ginge, ob ich was once brauche, bevor er von den Schergen weitergescheucht wurde.

Hans Sonntag ... gelernter Bankrä warfare schon im Pensionsalter: Hans hatte in Berlin Kreuzberg eine financial institution überfallen und battle mit dem Fahrad der ganzen Bullenmaschinerie entkommen!
Leider bekommen manche geniale Menschen nie die ihnen zustehende Rente
Christian Ströbele...
Renate Künast...
Dieter Kunzelmann...
Jutta Ditfurt...
Till Meyer...
.Bommi Baumann...
Arnulf Rating...

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Download e-book for iPad: Once Upon A Time in Compton: From gangsta rap to gang by Tim Brennan,Robert Ladd,Lolita Files

By Tim Brennan,Robert Ladd,Lolita Files

From Gangsta rap to gang wars and every little thing in between….
Former Compton law enforcement officials Tim Brennan and Robert Ladd have noticeable it all…..
And now, they’re telling all…..

For two decades, gang unit detectives Tim Brennan and Robert Ladd patrolled the streets of Compton. They witnessed the beginning and upward push of gangsta rap with acts they knew for my part, reminiscent of N.W.A and D.J. Quik; dealt firsthand with the chaos of the L.A. riots, its aftermath, and the crowd truce that undefined; have been excited by the investigations of the murders of hip-hop stars Tupac Shakur and The infamous B.I.G., and have been significant avid gamers in an all-out tug-of-war with urban corridor that eventually ended in the everlasting shut-down of the Compton Police division.
Through all of it, they built an elaborate wisdom of gangs and the streets and a technique that has been applied via neighborhood legislation enforcement corporations around the nation. Their compassionate and reasonable method of group policing earned them the dignity of voters and gangbangers alike.
This tale - instructed with bestselling writer Lolita documents, whose examine with Brennan and Ladd has spanned over 4 years - is a firsthand glimpse right into a international in the course of an period many have heard approximately in track and legend, yet have hardly ever had the chance to witness at floor point, from the interior out, in the course of the eyes of 2 males who witnessed and skilled it all.

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