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Behind Bars

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 0571590039

Publisher : Faber Music Ltd

Number of Pages : 304

Category : Music

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Book Summary: Behind Bars is the indispensable reference book for composers, arrangers, teachers and students of composition, editors, and music processors. In the most thorough and painstakingly researched book to be published since the 1980s, specialist music editor Elaine Gould provides a comprehensive grounding in notational principles. This full eBook version is in fixed-layout format to ensure layout and image quality is consistent with the original hardback edition. Behind Bars covers everything from basic rules, conventions and themes to complex instrumental techniques, empowering the reader to prepare music with total clarity and precision. With the advent of computer technology, it has never been more important for musicians to have ready access to principles of best practice in this dynamic field, and this book will support the endeavours of software users and devotees of hand-copying alike. The author's understanding of, and passion for, her subject has resulted in a book that is not only practical but also compellingly readable. This seminal and all-encompassing guide encourages new standards of excellence and accuracy and, at 704 pages, it is supported by 1,500 music examples of published scores from Bach to Xenakis. This is the full eBook version of the original hardback edition.

Behind Bars

Author : S. Oboler

ISBN10 : 023010147X

Publisher : Springer

Number of Pages : 300

Category : Social Science

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Book Summary: This book addresses the complex issue of incarceration of Latino/as and offers a comprehensive overview of such topics as deportations in historical context, a case study of latino/a resistance to prisons in the 70s, the issues of youth and and girls prisons, and the post incarceration experience.

Behind Bars

Author : Anna Leask

ISBN10 : 0143770276

Publisher : Penguin Random House New Zealand Limited

Number of Pages : 272

Category : True Crime

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Book Summary: A raw, revealing and powerful account of life inside, as told by prison inmates. Violence. Gangs. Drugs. Smuggling. Weapons. Scams. Hierarchy. Murder. Welcome to prison life in New Zealand. Most New Zealanders will never know what it's like to do time, to spend days, months, years, even decades behind bars with some of the country's most dangerous, volatile and notorious criminals. For the men and women who have spent time inside, it's an experience they will never forget. These are their stories. Behind Bars takes you deep into the prisons of New Zealand and reveals the private lives of inmates - their first night inside, how they spend their time, how they change, learn who to trust, how to fit in and, ultimately, how they survive. A raw and fascinating glimpse into a world most of us can only imagine. 'You exist, you survive. You see many things, and you meet many people you wish to God you'd never met. Prison is not real. What happens in there happens, but it's not real life.'

Behind the Bars of the Soul

Author : Stephanie Reed

ISBN10 : 1665510854

Publisher : AuthorHouse

Number of Pages : 62

Category : Family & Relationships

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Book Summary: There are many thoughts, contemplations, heartaches, and pain that happen behind the bars of the soul. Some we share and others remain hidden in the deep compartments of our hearts. In this book, I will take you on a journey behind the bars of my soul. Those moments when it seemed I would never break free. I talk about my family dynamics, marriage, broken vows, alcohol, mental breakdowns, and bipolar disorder, the loss of three children, shootings and arrest, church hurt and behind the prison walls. I had been in church most of my life and felt my life was cursed, and there was no way out until... Did I escape from behind the bars of my soul? The person behind the prison walls made it out, but the psychological mental anguish of life and living behind the bars took his soul. As for me... my story within the cover of this book tells it all. ~SAR~

Grace Behind Bars

Author : Bo Mitchell,Gari Mitchell

ISBN10 : 1624057845

Publisher : NavPress

Number of Pages : 352

Category : Religion

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Book Summary: Grace Behind Bars shares the true and dramatic account of how Bo Mitchell, businessman and chaplain for the Denver Nuggets, inexplicably ended up in federal prison only to find God’s true freedom behind bars. Ironically, it’s in a six-by-nine-foot cell that God begins to free this driven Christian leader from his prison of performance and success. In the end, Bo realizes that God’s love is a gift, not something he must earn. But there’s more to the story: Just before Bo enters prison, his wife, Gari, becomes incapacitated by a brain illness and enters her own prison of clinical depression. Readers will see how the couple struggled together as their world fell apart, yet ultimately grew closer to each other and God behind the bars of their trials. This story will not only inspire and encourage readers, it will show them how they, too, can find spiritual freedom in life’s “prisons” if they choose to see God’s hand in their lives.

Cocktail Culture

Author : Shawn Soole,Nate Caudle

ISBN10 : 1927129958

Publisher : TouchWood Editions

Number of Pages : 216

Category : Cooking

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Book Summary: The new art of the cocktail has arrived in bars and lounges. In this exquisitely produced book, world-class bartenders Shawn Soole and Nate Caudle compile cutting-edge recipes for the experienced bartender and beginner mixologist alike. The ultimate cocktail book, Cocktail Culture boasts over 110 original recipes, from Classic-inspired Drinks and Tikis to Weird, Experimental & Mainstays and Flips. Add a variety of fun and delicious cocktails to your drink menu, such as the Kilt in the Monastery, Cannibal’s Campfire, Blume Sauer, Jamaican Sazerac, High Tea in Milan, Krak Nog, My Homie’s Negroni, Morel Disposition, Iced Mayan Mocha, and Sarsaparilla Julep. The book also covers the burgeoning cocktail scene in Victoria, BC, which is on par with the world’s trendiest hot spots, and gives a human face to it all, with favourite and unique drink recipes from the city’s best bartenders, restaurants, and watering holes. With gorgeous colour photos and a glossary of glassware, garnishes, and techniques as well as definitions of the various spirits, Cocktail Culture showcases a young, interesting, new cocktail culture waiting to be enjoyed.

The Man Behind the Bars

Author : Winifred Louise Taylor

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Good Press

Number of Pages : 269

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: "The Man Behind the Bars" by Winifred Louise Taylor. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Prison Prisoner Pain & I

Author : Virendra V Vaishnav

ISBN10 : 1948372347

Publisher : Notion Press

Number of Pages : 184

Category : Biography & Autobiography

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Book Summary: Virendra V. Vaishnav is jailed in Lajpore Central Prison, Surat, Gujarat in India from November 2010 in connection with an alleged crime of murder, charged under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code. He has been waiting for seven years for the court trial to end. He is devoting his time to the other prisoners and guards. His deep religious faith enables him to remain strong and survive his incarceration, and he uses faith to help those around him. Prison Prisoners Pain & I is a fascinating yet disturbing insight into the mind of a prisoner who can see no end to the relentless mental torture of his prison sentence.

Men Behind Bars

Author : Wayne S. Wooden

ISBN10 : 1468442929

Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

Number of Pages : 264

Category : Social Science

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Book Summary: "Barry" is a seventeen-year-old single white male. He has blond hair and blue eyes, weighs 150 pounds, and is five feet eleven inches tall. He was arrested in California at age sixteen for assault and robbery. Because he was underage he was initially segregated in a one-man cell while in county jail. Then, upon admission to a state prison recep tion and classification facility, he was housed in a special dormitory for young, inexperienced inmates who would be at risk within the general population. Upon completion of his screening Barry's counselor recommended that he be sent to a penal institution reserved for the younger, more violence-prone, and hard core inmates. Barry said that he felt he would have "prob lems" at the recommended facility, but his counselor replied, "You won't have any problems." Once he arrived, Barry was double-celled with a nineteen-year-old inmate who beat and anally raped him during his first night in the admission unit. Barry's cellmate continued to assault him sexually during the two weeks they were housed together.

Women Behind Bars

Author : Silja J. A. Talvi

ISBN10 : 0786750790

Publisher : Seal Press

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Social Science

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Book Summary: More and more women—mothers, grandmothers, wives, daughters, and sisters—are doing hard prison time all across the United States. Many of them are facing the prospect of years, decades, even lifetimes behind bars. Oddly, there’s been little public discussion about the dramatic increase of women in the prison system. What exactly is happening here, and why? The answers are in Women Behind Bars, in which investigative journalist Silja Talvi sheds light on why American girls and women are being locked up at such unprecedented rates. Talvi travels across the country to weave together interviews with inmates, correctional officers, and administrators, providing readers with a glance at the impact incarceration has on our society. With a combination of compassion and critical analysis, Talvi delivers a timely, in-depth analysis of a growing and extremely complicated issue.

Macho Love

Author : Jacobo Schifter

ISBN10 : 1317765885

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 132

Category : Family & Relationships

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Book Summary: Macho Love: Sex Behind Bars in Central America is the first in-depth study of sexual culture and AIDS in Latin prisons. Psychologists, social workers, criminologists, and AIDS specialists will discover how the interplay of sexual ideals, prostitution, manipulation, resistance, and power relationships among prisoners and some staff are based on money, sex, drugs, and violence. Macho Love gives you a stirring and emotional look at the various risks and dangers lurking in the Latin American prison culture and discusses how Costa Rican and Central American prisons are improving the situation with new intervention programs. Fascinating and informative, Macho Love explores the dangerous Latin prison culture as it discusses: new HIV/AIDS prevention programs implemented in some Costa Rican and Central American prisons the frequency and types of prostitution and rape in prison drug and alcohol addiction and their effects on the spread of HIV/AIDS an understanding of why rehabilitation programs fail or succeed the lack of opportunities to work or to study that leaves the inmates vulnerable to the only freedom they have left--sex why a “cachero,” or a man who penetrates another man, is not considered a homosexual and often refuses to wear a condom, which tremendously increases the risk of HIV/AIDS Macho Love explores the life-threatening sexual culture in prisons to bring you the realities of the Latin prison culture. This revealing book examines the different types of relationships which occur in prisons and the factors that place inmates at risk for contracting the HIV virus, such as not wearing a condom because of intoxication due to drugs and alcohol. Macho Love also shows you how the new HIV/AIDS intervention programs in Costa Rica are combatting these serious problems to lower HIV infection rates and avoid the spread of this deadly and dangerous disease.

Prison Ramen

Author : Clifton Collins,Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez

ISBN10 : 0761187022

Publisher : Workman Publishing

Number of Pages : 176

Category : Cooking

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Book Summary: A unique and edgy cookbook, Prison Ramen takes readers behind bars with more than 65 ramen recipes and stories of prison life from the inmate/cooks who devised them, including celebrities like Slash from Guns n’ Roses and the actor Shia LaBeouf. Instant ramen is a ubiquitous food, beloved by anyone looking for a cheap, tasty bite—including prisoners, who buy it at the commissary and use it as the building block for all sorts of meals. Think of this as a unique cookbook of ramen hacks. Here’s Ramen Goulash. Black Bean Ramen. Onion Tortilla Ramen Soup. The Jailhouse Hole Burrito. Orange Porkies—chili ramen plus white rice plus ½ bag of pork skins plus orange-flavored punch. Ramen Nuggets. Slash’s J-Walking Ramen (with scallions, Sriracha hot sauce, and minced pork). Coauthors Gustavo “Goose” Alvarez and Clifton Collins Jr. are childhood friends—one an ex-con, now free and living in Mexico, and the other a highly successful Hollywood character actor who’s enlisted friends and celebrities to contribute their recipes and stories. Forget flowery writing about precious, organic ingredients—these stories are a first-person, firsthand look inside prison life, a scared-straight reality to complement the offbeat recipes.

Beyond the Bar

Author : Albert M. Stark

ISBN10 : 9781469105352

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 250

Category : Law

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Book Summary: Albert Stark takes us on a journey through his first fifteen years as a lawyer. Sixteen chapters, written with the pace and interest of a novel, teach lessons in time management, fee negotiation, finding information, and using it advantageously. From his first assignment as a public defender to a maze of legal challenges and the clients and adversaries that go with them, Stark poignantly describes the pitfalls and disillusionments, as well as the triumphs, that lay in the path of a lawyer seeking independence by making a name for himself, becoming financially independent, and intellectually independent. Insightful, humorous and human, just like Albert Stark himself. Should be must reading for every young lawyer - and anyone who relishes a fascinating and superbly written book. Bob Denney, President, Robert Denney Associates, Inc. An extraordinarily well-written account of the life of a lawyer. Absorbing! David Maister, author and consultant

Unvarnished

Author : Eric Alperin,Deborah Stoll

ISBN10 : 0062899309

Publisher : HarperCollins

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Biography & Autobiography

Viewed : 464

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Book Summary: A Kitchen Confidential for the cocktail profession, Unvarnished is a fly-on-the-wall narrative peek at the joys, pains, and peculiarities of life “behind the stick.” When it opened a decade ago, the acclaimed Los Angeles speakeasy The Varnish—owned, designed, and managed by award-winning cocktail aficionado Eric Alperin—quickly became the stylish standard bearer for modern bars. Unvarnished is a candid, voice-driven, no-holds-barred look at the workings of a bar, and the foundation of The Varnish’s success: attention to hospitality and an abiding belief in the nobility of service. Alperin and veteran bartender and writer Deborah Stoll push back against the prevailing conceit that working in the service industry is something people do because they failed at another career. They offer fascinating meditations on ice as the bartender’s flame; the good, the bad, and the sad parts of vice; one’s duty to their community as a local; the obsessive, compulsive deliberations of building a bar (size matters); lessons from Sasha Petraske—Eric’s late partner, mentor, and the forefather of the modern day classic cocktail renaissance—and the top ten reasons not to date a bartender. At the book’s center are the 100 recipes a young Jedi bartender must know before their first shift at The Varnish, along with examples of building drinks by the round, how to Mr. Potato Head cocktails, and what questions to ask when crafting a Bartender’s Choice. A sexy, gritty, honest look at the glamour-less work of a glamorous job, written with the intimate honesty of The Tender Bar, the debauched inside view of Kitchen Confidential, and the social commentary of Waiter Rant, Unvarnished will take its place among these classics of the service set.

Women Behind Bars

Author : Wensley Clarkson

ISBN10 : 1466845910

Publisher : St. Martin\'s Paperbacks

Number of Pages : 256

Category : True Crime

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Book Summary: They were once sweet little girls--sugar and spice, and everything nice. Now they're cold blooded criminals, behind the bars of America's most dangerous prisons--hardened women doing their time. how and why did they cross to the dark side? What makes women kill husbands, lovers, family, and innocent strangers? Step aside and meet: Patty: the prison beauty slaughtered her mother, father, and little brother after falling in love with an evil Svengali twenty years her senior. Michelle: She lovingly tends the flowers on the prison grounds. Only those who know her best know how she kicked her husband to death. Cynthia: A typical St. Louis girl--until she met a jailbird and embarked on a murderous rampage worthy of Natural Born Killers. Author Wensley Clarkson has used his unique, unlimited access to some of America's toughest prisons to reveal the shocking world of female criminals--from their illicit love affairs to race relations, prostitution, protection rackets, drug smuggling, and more. Plus: what happened to notorious criminals Amy Fisher and Pam Smart? Now their tawdry lived behind bars are revealed.

Beyond the Vanishing Point

Author : Ray Cummings

ISBN10 : 1473216559

Publisher : Gateway

Number of Pages : 320

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: When George Randolph first caught sight of Orena, he was astounded by its gleaming perfection. Here were hills and valleys, lakes and streams, glowing with the light of the most precious of metals. And, more astonishing than that, it was a world of miniature perfection -an infinitely tiny universe within a golden atom! But for Randolph it was also a world aglow with danger. Somewhere in its tiny vastness were the friends he had to rescue. Captives of a madman, they had been reduced to native Orena size; to return to Earth they needed the growth capsules Randolph was bringing them. It was up to Randolph to find them - and quickly - for the longer they stayed tiny, the closer they came to passing BEYOND THE VANISHING POINT!

Dress Behind Bars

Author : Juliet Ash

ISBN10 : 085773217X

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Design

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Book Summary: From nineteenth-century broad arrows and black and white stripes to twenty first-century orange jumpsuits, prison clothing has both mirrored and bolstered the power of penal institutions over prisoners' lives. Vividly illustrated and based on original research, including throughout the voices of the incarcerated, this book is a pioneering history and investigation of prison dress, which demystifies the experience of what it is like to be an imprisoned criminal. Juliet Ash takes the reader on a journey from the production of prison clothing to the bodies of its wearers. She uncovers a history characterized by waves of reform, sandwiched between regimes that use clothing as punishment and discovers how inmates use their dress to surmount, subvert or survive these punishment cultures. She reveals the hoods, the masks, and pink boxer shorts, near nakedness, even twenty first-century 'civvies' to be not just other types of uniform but political embodiments of the surveillance of everyday life.

JET BLACK: the prelude Volume 1

Author : Bre Ashley

ISBN10 :

Publisher : BA Publishing

Number of Pages : 330

Category : Poetry

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Book Summary: i refer to [jet] black: the prelude, volume 1, as a compilation of poetry as a poetic leave in conditioner, thoughtfully crafted to empower our hair damp hair with justice and dry hair with truth. each book in the series is compiled of ripened thoughts [poems] and urgent accords of pulsing appeals [interludes], recorded to support [condition] and protect the [jet] black woman and her legacy. i recommend you massage the [jet] black conditioner onto damp or dry hair and do not rinse for on demand healing and inspiration. music is instrumental in my poetry process as certain poems you will find make lovely lyrics and were written with an original melody manufactured from my mind. [book 1], “shaded injustice” challenges you to find your identify places, people, and things in your life where injustice was covert or supervised. next, create your own vision for what equality, diversity, and justice look like for you. lastly, identify ways you can work to make this vision an everyday reality. [book 2], “power in the puff” challenges you to find your true hair colors, curl patterns and, the power in your puff and to embrace your hair with freedom.. [book 3], “black diamonds” challenges you to find your truth, know your truth, and propose to your truth and wear it as a black diamond ring. each book comes with a section for notes and discussion questions to encourage you to discuss these thoughts in solitude or with friends. #jetblackdiamonds #jetblackthevote #herblackdiamond

Too Young to Vote but Old Enough to Kill

Author : DF Ryschka

ISBN10 : 9781469180892

Publisher : Xlibris Corporation

Number of Pages : 545

Category : History

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Book Summary: Raw, hard hitting, not politically correct, as it was during the early years of the 1970s. See through the soldiers eyes his perspectives, as he takes you visually through his personal slice of the non-winnable Vietnam War. Feel his fear and euphoria from the mundane to the cracking sounds of AK 47 rounds zipping past his head. Meet the friendly creatures persecuting the Grunts daily, while on operations. Feel his feelings on the few rest days, trying to unwind. A must to read, if you want the feeling of a simple private soldier, living his own private hell.

The People of the Black Circle

Author : Robert E. Howard

ISBN10 : 1537810014

Publisher : Jovian Press

Number of Pages : 125

Category : Fiction

Viewed : 1492

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Book Summary: This is a rousing adventure of shifting loyalties, black magic, and tempestuous barbarian passions, all vividly rendered by Robert E. Howard's muscular, evocative prose. Truly a feat of fantastic genius, on a par with the greatest of the greats in the genre!