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Charisma

Author : Barbara Hall
ISBN : 9781497638006
Genre : Fiction
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In the aftermath of a violent incident and near-death experience, Sarah Lange is plagued by heavenly voices and dogged by a desire to return “home.” Frightened by her desire to terminate her existence on earth, she checks into a trauma center in Malibu, California, and meets Dr. David Sutton, an intellectual, scientist, reductionist, and someone who believes in nothing beyond his immediate experience. David’s world is as divorced from mystery and magic as Sarah’s is alive with and animated by it. Their sessions open up a dialogue about the separation of worlds—one easily defined and explained and one unknowable and waiting on the other side of human experience. Even as his faith in his profession fades, David struggles to bring his disturbed patient back to the real world. In a desperate effort to define herself, Sarah “escapes,” and David must decide how far he is willing to go to save a patient, and ultimately, himself.

The Rise Of The Modern German Novel

Author : Russell A. Berman
ISBN : 9781583481363
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Berman has written a powerful example of the new literary history as well as a guide to the century that brought forth the modern German Novel. His book is important to students of German literature and of social and intellectual currents in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as students of the sociology of literature, critical theory, and neo-Marxist literary theory.

The Everything Guide To Writing A Novel

Author : Joyce Lavene
ISBN : 9781440523038
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This step-by-step guide teaches you the tricks of the trade, with advice on all you need to know to compete in the world of fiction. Whether you are seeking to hone your writing style, shape an existing work-in-progress, or begin the submission process to publishers, successfully published novelists Joyce and Jim Lavene give you all you need to know to set you on the fast track to fulfilling your writing dreams! This authoritative guide shows you how to: Turn your creative idea into a sellable premise Build a strong plot Create realistic characters Develop a first draft Find an agent Market and sell your work to publishers Whether you're writing literary fiction, a terrifying thriller, a sweeping epic, or a passionate romance, The Everything Guide to Writing a Novel is your essential reference to creating the next bestseller!

Transformational And Charismatic Leadership

Author : Bruce J. Avolio
ISBN : 9781781905999
Genre : Business & Economics
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This is the 10th anniversary edition of "Transformational and Charismatic Leadership: The Road Ahead." In the current compendium, we seek to update the theoretical and empirical work and professional practice issues associated with transformational and charismatic leadership that have transpired over the past decade. To accomplish this purpose, we asked authors from the original volume to provide an addendum to their original chapters updating what has occurred in their work realm over the last 10 years and what still needs to be done. In this way, we chose to leave the original "classic" chapters intact, while getting targeted updates to the work in each chapter. The author-teams highlight past work and offer new research ideas, insights, and directions for future work in their new contributions. In addition, we discuss these author-team contributions, take stock to date of the forecasts (predictions and projections) made in the original volume on future trends in leadership research and practice, take stock of the issues raised about what is missing from this leadership realm, and provide our views of new directions for theory, research and practice on transformational and charismatic leadership. In this way, we hope to participate in re-setting the stage for the next decade of theory and research on transformational and charismatic leadership.

Solitude Versus Solidarity In The Novels Of Joseph Conrad

Author : Ursula Lord
ISBN : 0773516700
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Solitude Versus Solidarity in the Novels of Joseph Conrad is a structural and thematic analysis of early modern British fiction with an intellectual foundation consisting of political theory, sociology, and philosophy. Key theoreticians include Charles Darwin, Max Weber, Hannah Arendt, Karl Mannheim, Karl Marx, and Georg Lukács. Charles Taylor's exploration of the roots of modern notions of identity and its unfathomable inner depths in Sources of the Self elucidates issues implicit in Joseph Conrad's metaphor of Heart of Darkness.

Charisma And Commitment In South Asian History

Author : Roger D. Long
ISBN : 812502641X
Genre : India
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This collection includes an appreciation of Wolpert s life and writings, and three of his previously unpublished essays. In addition it considers such subjects as premodern cities in South Asia, the Bene Israel in the Konkan, propaganda and the Raj in World War II, and linguistic nationalism and regional identity in Orissa.

The Charismatic As Center Of Ivory In The Novels Of Joyce Cary

Author : Peter Gene Lucchesi
ISBN : WISC:89010868537
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Modern Indian English Novel

Author : Manmohan Krishna Bhatnagar
ISBN : 8126902256
Genre : Indic fiction (English)
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The Study Is A Painstaking Probe Into The Unfolding Of A Hitherto Ignored Thematic And Stylistic Dimension Of Modern Indian English Fiction. Beginning With An In-Depth Analysis Of The Political Underpinnings In The Early Phase, The Study Moves To A Scholarly Critique Of The Same In The Post-Independence Context. Indian English Novel Has Been Appraised As A Human Document, Chronicling Most Credibly The Political Vicissitudes Of The People In General. The Crippling Nature Of The Popular Creed Has Been Isolated As The Cause Of The Personal As Well As The Political Tragedy. The Critique Discovers In Gandhism A Liberating Panacea Which Later Got Ossified Into A Myth. The Differing Perceptions In Novels Of The Light At The End Of The Tunnel Forms Part Of The Next Stage Of The Scholarly Argument. Last But Not The Least, The Book Examines The Artistic Modes Of Projection Of The Political Motif.A Refreshing Insight Into Indian English Fiction, Indian Socio-Political Psyche, The Sociology Of Faith As Well As The Artistic Amalgam Of Aesthetics And Ideology In Indian Literature.An Invaluable Source Book For Researchers, Teachers And Students Of Literature, Politics, Sociology And Philosophy.

Grassroots Charisma

Author : Stephan Feuchtwang
ISBN : 0415244188
Genre : Political Science
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This book relates the stories of four leaders under very different political regimes: Colonial, Nationalist and Communist. The authors compare Chinese notions of respect and inspiration with their equivalents in other religious and political histories of colonial and post-colonial modernity, thereby producing a thorough re-working of the idea of charisma. The result is an intriguing study of the relationship between religious and political authority in a changing world.

Charisma

Author : Jeanne Ryan
ISBN : 9781471163944
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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An edge-of-your-seat thriller from the bestselling author of, Nerve, the book behind 2016's hottest YA film, starring Emma Roberts, Dave Franco & Juliette Lewis. A chance at the ultimate makeover means deadly consequences... Aislyn suffers from crippling shyness - that is, until she’s offered a dose of Charisma, an underground gene therapy drug guaranteed to make her shine. The effects are instant. She’s charming, vivacious, and popular. But strangely, so are some other kids she knows. The media goes into a frenzy when the disease turns contagious, and then deadly, and the doctor who gave it to them disappears. Aislyn must find a way to stop it, before it's too late. Praise for Charisma '...this fast-paced and edgy novel has enough thrills, romance, and family drama to please a wide audience. This Robin Cook–like thriller zips along at breakneck speed to a satisfying conclusion.' Booklist 'Ryan (Nerve) offers a cautionary tale about the perils of designer genetics and what happens when scientists' aspirations get ahead of ethics. Her take on the topic is fresh and intriguing.' Publishers Weekly 'Suspense balances with discussions of bioethics for a provocative and entertaining read. A sympathetic protagonist combines with intriguing medical possibility for a solid thriller.' Kirkus Reviews 'Charisma by Jeanne Ryan is at its best when it gets technical. Considering Ryan has a PHD and has worked with youth development programs and social workers, it’s obvious she knows what she talking about.' Hypable 'Not a far step from Ned Vizzini’s Be More Chill...The science is explained well enough for non-scientist readers to understand, and gives teens much to think about regarding medical ethics and experimentation.' School Library Journal 'The science is both sharp and accessible here, and readers will get a sense of the nuances and messiness of genetic alterations while staying in Aislyn’s world.' BCCB

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