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The Arrival

Author : Shaun Tan
ISBN : 0734415869
Genre : Children's stories
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What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey alone to a mysterious country, a place without family or friends, where everything is nameless and the future is unknown. This silent graphic novel is the story of every migrant, every refugee, every displaced person, and a tribute to all those who have made the journey.

Arrival Stories Of Your Life Mti

Author : Ted Chiang
ISBN : 9780525433682
Genre : Fiction
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Previously published as Stories of Your Life and Others. Includes "Story Of Your Life," the basis for the major motion picture Arrival, starring Amy Adams, Forest Whitaker, Jeremy Renner, and directed by Denis Villeneuve. "Shining, haunting, mind-blowing tales . . . Ted Chiang is so exhilarating, so original, so stylish he just leaves you speechless." —Junot Díaz Ted Chiang has long been known as one of the most powerful science fiction writers working today. Offering readers the dual delights of the very strange and the heartbreakingly familiar, Arrival presents characters who must confront sudden change. In "Story of Your Life," which provides the basis for the film Arrival, alien lifeforms suddenly appear on Earth. When a linguist is brought in to help communicate with them and discern their intentions, her new knowledge of their language and its nonlinear structure allows her to see future events and all the joy and pain they may bring. In each story of this incredible collection, with sharp intelligence and humor, Ted Chiang examines what it means to be alive in a world marked by uncertainty, but also by wonder.

The Arrival

Author : Mietek Weintraub
ISBN : 1936068338
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Narrated with frequent flashbacks of significant events from the past, The Arrival is a vividly depicted account of a seventeen-year-old boy who survives the starvation and trials of the Lodz Ghetto, then later is sent to Auschwitz with his mother.

Arrival Of The Fittest

Author : Andreas Wagner
ISBN : 9781617230219
Genre : Science
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"Wagner draws on over fifteen years of research to present the missing piece in Darwin's theory. Using experimental and computational technologies that were heretofore unimagined, he has found that adaptations are not just driven by chance, but by a set of laws that allow nature to discover new molecules and mechanisms in a fraction of the time that random variation would take"--Amazon.com.

Arrival City

Author : Doug Saunders
ISBN : 9780307379658
Genre : Social Science
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Look around: the largest migration in human history is under way. For the first time ever, more people are living in cities than in rural areas. Between 2007 and 2050, the world’s cities will have absorbed 3.1 billion people. Urbanization is the mass movement that will change our world during the twenty-first century, and the “arrival city” is where it is taking place. The arrival city exists on the outskirts of the metropolis, in the slums, or in the suburbs; the American version is New York’s Lower East Side of a century ago or today’s Herndon County, Virginia. These are the places where newcomers try to establish new lives and to integrate themselves socially and economically. Their goal is to build communities, to save and invest, and, hopefully, move out, making room for the next wave of migrants. For some, success is years away; for others, it will never come at all. As vibrant places of exchange, arrival cities have long been indicators of social health. Whether it’s Paris in 1789 or Tehran in 1978, whenever migrant populations are systematically ignored, we should expect violence and extremism. But, as the award-winning journalist Doug Saunders demonstrates, when we make proper investments in our arrival cities—through transportation, education, security, and citizenship—a prosperous middle class develops. Saunders takes us on a tour of these vital centers, from Maryland to Shenzhen, from the favelas of Rio to the shantytowns of Mumbai, from Los Angeles to Nairobi. He uncovers the stories—both inspiring and heartbreaking—of the people who live there, and he shows us how the life or death of our arrival cities will determine the shape of our future. From the Hardcover edition.

The Arrival Animorphs 38

Author : K. A. Applegate
ISBN : 9781338217681
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Andalites have finally arrived on Earth. Ax and the other Animorphs now have allies willing to fight against the Yeerk invasion. But there are only four Andalites. Not nearly enough to defeat thousands of Yeerks. Not enough to stop humans from being infested. Everyone agrees that the battle must continue, but the Andalites don't want to fight alongside humans. They feel their skills will be less than adequate. And they demand that Ax choose a side. Will Ax stay with his friends... or stand with his people?

Ajanta The Arrival Of The Uninvited

Author : Walter M. Spink
ISBN : 9789004148338
Genre : History
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Annotation. Volume Two begins with the contentious, yet challenging, views of Hans Bakker and Richard Cohen, both of whom are involved with an overview of Ajanta's development. This is explored further in shorter essays by Karl Khandalavala, Arvind Jamkhedkar, and Brahmanand Deshpande. At the same time, the author presents a detailed analysis of the form and development of Cave 26, as a model upon which his other arguments are built.

Tales From Band Camp

Author : Amy Brown
ISBN : 9781411608412
Genre : Humor
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TFBC: The Arrival is a compilation of comics from the Tales From Band Camp website. TFBC is a comic strip about life in a marching band.

Transformers Animated The Arrival 3

Author : Marty Isenberg
ISBN : PKEY:AUG084125
Genre : Comics & Graphic Novels
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OPTIMUS PRIME and his crew clash with a new female super villain whose high-tech heels can slice through anything-even AUTOBOTS! Also included is an untold tale of RATCHET's tour of duty in the Great Wars where the young field tech must wrestle with his decision to treat a wounded DECEPTICON.

The Arrival

Author : Bobbi J. G. Weiss
ISBN : 0671025090
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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Allen Strange claims he's from Xela and that his spaceship left without him. Robbie Stevenson doesn't believe him, then Allen morphs into his true alien form.

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