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Project: Hero

Author : ,

ISBN10 : 1312956402

Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc

Number of Pages :

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: An old homeless man is found lying in the gutter, dead from old age. They discover that he was once the World War II superhero called Flag-waver. Daniel Urich, a wealthy retired superhero, wants to make sure nothing like this happens to the currently active superheroes and finds a way to help them. But a threat from the past comes to the present and now this loosely gathered team of heroes must stand up to it. If you are a fan of the Silver Age or Bronze Age of comic books, then this is a novel for you.

Veterans Health Care

Author : Sidath Viranga Panangala

ISBN10 : 1437928951

Publisher : DIANE Publishing

Number of Pages : 18

Category : ,

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Book Summary: The VA, through the Vets Health Admin. (VHA), provides a majority of medical services to vets within its health care system. However, in some instances, VHA is authorized to send the vet outside of VA¿s health care system to seek care. VHA has established a demonstration program to enhance the existing fee basis care program that was named Project HERO (Healthcare Effectiveness through Resource Optimization). Contents of this report: (1) Intro. and Overview; (2) Project HERO; (3) Fee Basis Care; (4) How Project HERO Works Compared to Fee Basis Care; (5) Project HERO Implementation; (6) Has Project HERO Enhanced the Fee Basis Care Program? Illustrations. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find report.

Project: Hero Atlantis Under Attack

Author : Rick L. Phillips

ISBN10 : 1312956453

Publisher : Lulu Press, Inc

Number of Pages : N.A

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: It has been two years since our heroes last banded together to fight the menace of the Blue Hun. Now another threat to the world is on the rise. Sea King receives an urgent message from King Neptune in Atlantis. He and the some of the others come to his aid while Dan Urich and the rest of the group venture to the Island of Vipralia to conduct a business deal. They are unaware of the dangers they will encounter there. Meanwhile, back at the Cincinnati, Ohio office of the Urich Foundation another superhero emerges. Who is The Sword? All can be found out in the pages of Project: Hero Atlantis Under Attack.

ProjectX India

Author : Sandeep Ravidutt Sharma

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Sandeep Ravidutt Sharma

Number of Pages : 117

Category : Business & Economics

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Book Summary: ProjectX India | 1st December 2020 edition provides you with power-packed information on 177 projects from 48 sectors of the Indian economy. The project information is provided along with nearest contacts as available in the public domain to facilitate B2B exchange. This issue covers projects from sectors such as Access Control System, Airport/Aviation, Ash Handling System, Breweries/Distilleries, Chemicals, Coal Handling, Compressed Biogas (CBG), Construction, Consultancy Services, Drainage, Drugs/Pharma, Education, Effluent Treatment, Electricals/Electronics, Ethyl Alcohol, EV Charging Infrastructure, Fishing Harbour, Healthcare, High Speed Rail, Housing, Hydro Power, Industrial, Iron and Steel, IT/ITES, Logistic Park, Medical Device Park, Metro Rail, Mining Equipment, Pipes and Pipe Fittings, Ports and Shipping, Power, Pre-Engineered Building Systems, Railways, Real Estate, Roads/Highways/Bridges, Safety and Security Systems, SCADA, Sewage Treatment, Solar Power, Solid Waste Management, Transport, Valves, Warehousing, Waste Management, Waste-to-energy, Wastewater Treatment, Water Sector, Water Treatment, etc.

Born Just Right

Author : Jordan Reeves,Jen Lee Reeves

ISBN10 : 1534428402

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 160

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: From tween advocate for limb difference and founder of Project Unicorn Jordan Reeves and her mom, Jen, comes an inspiring memoir about how every kid is perfect just the way they are. When Jordan Reeves was born without the bottom half of her left arm, the doctors reassured her parents that she was “born just right.” And she has been proving that doctor right ever since! With candor, humor, and heart, Jordan’s mother, Jen Lee Reeves, helps Jordan tell her story about growing up in an able-bodied world and family, where she was treated like all of her siblings and classmates—and where she never felt limited. Whether it was changing people’s minds about her capabilities, trying all kinds of sports, or mentoring other kids, Jordan has channeled any negativity into a positive, and is determined to create more innovations for people just like her. Her most famous invention, aptly called Project Unicorn, is a special prosthetic (that shoots glitter!) made with the help of a 3-D printer. A real-life superhero, Jordan is changing the world with her foundation, Born Just Right, which advocates and celebrates kids with differences, and helps them live their best possible life—just like Jordan is today!

Project Superpowers: Hero Killers

Author : Ryan Browne

ISBN10 : 1524105325

Publisher : Dynamite Entertainment

Number of Pages : 137

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: Welcome to Libertyville U.S.A.! Home of too damn many superheroes! Watch out, crime, here comes Captain Battle Jr.! And Sparky! And Tim! Yeah, you know...Tim! What? You’ve never heard of them? Huh. Well, it’s hard to be a sidekick when there is a city full of capes running around stopping every misdemeanor with a spandex wrapped flourish. Now watch as things get weird when three lad companions (totally not weird) try to get to the criminals before their bosses do! From the insanity-riddled minds of Ryan Browne (God Hates Astronauts) and Pete Woods (Robin, Deadpool). Prepare to feel the wrath of Tim! COLLECTS ISSUES 1-5 + BONUS CONTENT

Considering Watchmen: Poetics, Property, Politics

Author : Andrew Hoberek

ISBN10 : 0813590396

Publisher : Rutgers University Press

Number of Pages : 224

Category : Literary Criticism

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Book Summary: Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’s Watchmen has been widely hailed as a landmark in the development of the graphic novel. It was not only aesthetically groundbreaking but also anticipated future developments in politics, literature, and intellectual property. Demonstrating a keen eye for historical detail, Considering Watchmen gives readers a new appreciation of just how radical Moore and Gibbons’s blend of gritty realism and formal experimentation was back in 1986. The book also considers Watchmen’s place in the history of the comics industry, reading the graphic novel’s playful critique of superhero marketing alongside Alan Moore’s public statements about the rights to the franchise. Andrew Hoberek examines how Moore and Gibbons engaged with the emerging discourses of neoconservatism and neoliberal capitalism, ideologies that have only become more prominent in subsequent years. Watchmen’s influences on the superhero comic and graphic novel are undeniable, but Hoberek reveals how it has also had profound effects on literature as a whole. He suggests that Watchmen not only proved that superhero comics could rise to the status of literature—it also helped to inspire a generation of writers who are redefining the boundaries of the literary, from Jonathan Lethem to Junot Díaz. Hoberek delivers insight and analysis worthy of satisfying serious readers of the genre while shedding new light on Watchmen as both an artistic accomplishment and a book of ideas.

Leading Complex Projects

Author : Kaye Remington

ISBN10 : 131710689X

Publisher : Routledge

Number of Pages : 364

Category : Business & Economics

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Book Summary: Leadership in projects has been under-represented in many of the most influential project methodologies, where the focus has been on management and process. The importance to project success of key roles such as project board member, executive sponsor, project manager, client representative or team leader, increases exponentially with the scale and complexity of the project. Kaye Remington's Leading Complex Projects draws on original, empirical research into successful leadership of complex projects, including 70 in-depth interviews with people, across a broad range of industries, selected for their roles in guiding complex projects towards successful outcomes. The book, structured around the major themes from the interviews, explains and applies emerging best-practice in a coherent and focused way. A potent combination of wisdom from leaders in practice and the latest knowledge from many fields of research will engage experienced practitioners, as well as those who are teaching and researching projects, complexity and leadership.

Mr Standfast

Author : John Buchan

ISBN10 : 1473373565

Publisher : Read Books Ltd

Number of Pages : 512

Category : Fiction

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Book Summary: Richard Hannay is without a doubt the most famous of John Buchan's creations. Mr. Standfast is a classic story of espionage, Richard Hannay is recalled from duty on the Western Front in the latter years of the First World War. Hannay is sent back to London to uncover a German plot the could turn the tide of the war.

Red Pyramid, The (The Kane Chronicles, Book 1)

Author : Rick Riordan

ISBN10 : 1423142497

Publisher : Disney Electronic Content

Number of Pages : 528

Category : Juvenile Fiction

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Book Summary: Since their mother's death, Carter and Sadie have become near strangers. While Sadie has lived with her grandparents in London, her brother has traveled the world with their father, the brilliant Egyptologist, Dr. Julius Kane. One night, Dr. Kane brings the siblings together for a "research experiment" at the British Museum, where he hopes to set things right for his family. Instead, he unleashes the Egyptian god Set, who banishes him to oblivion and forces the children to flee for their lives. From the creator of the hit Percy Jackson series.

Mage: The Hero Denied #2 (Of 15)

Author : Matt Wagner

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Image Comics

Number of Pages : 32

Category : Comics & Graphic Novels

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Book Summary: Legendary creator MATT WAGNER continues the hotly anticipated third and final volume of his epic fantasy trilogy with MAGE: THE HERO DENIED. Years after readers last saw him, everyman hero Kevin Matchstick has all but abandoned his role as the reincarnated Pendragon, wielder of the mystical weapon Excalibur. But when dark forces reunite to threaten those he loves, he finds he must once again unleash the ancient power that he alone can command. Yet drawing Excalibur brings additional risks by further exposing him to his gathering enemies. Can Kevin stave off the supernatural dangers that pursue himÉor will it cost him everything he holds dear? MAGE: THE HERO DENIED is a 15-issue limited series climaxing in a double-sized finale. The new series skips a scheduled release next month in order to make way for the second of two volumes that newly repackage the classic first book of the MAGE trilogy, THE HERO DISCOVERED. THE HERO DENIED will continue with issue three in November. Considered by many to be creator MATT WAGNERÕs masterpiece, MAGE has been a perennial favorite with old and new readers alike for nearly three decades.

Strife

Author : John Galsworthy

ISBN10 :

Publisher : Good Press

Number of Pages : 145

Category : Drama

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Book Summary: "Strife" by John Galsworthy. 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.

My Hero

Author : The My Hero Project

ISBN10 : 0743292405

Publisher : Simon and Schuster

Number of Pages : 256

Category : Self-Help

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Book Summary: In My Hero, some of the brightest lights from around the globe share -- in their own words -- stories about the people who have been the greatest source of strength and inspiration to them. With essays by military heroes, political leaders, and Nobel Prize winners, sports heroes, firefighters, scientists, and schoolteachers -- and with an introduction by basketball legend, businessman, and philanthropist Earvin "Magic" Johnson -- this collection gathers individuals who themselves are shining examples to tell us about the people who have illuminated their own lives. • How did Dana Reeve come to find such grit and grace when her fairy-tale prince was thrown from his real-life steed, paralyzed from the neck down? • What traits of baseball great Ted Williams have inspired war hero Senator John McCain since childhood? • What impact did Nelson Mandela have on boxing legend Muhammad Ali? • Why does one of the all-time greats of baseball, Yogi Berra, believe that he owes each of his legendary home runs to his brothers? • How did Michael J. Fox find a woman who would walk away from a spectacular career in finance in order to fight for a cure for Parkinson's disease at the helm of his nonprofit foundation? • Why does John Glenn, a man who flew into space twice and served a quarter century on the Senate floor, look up to his own wife, Annie Glenn, as the true hero in the family? In a world hungry for good examples, My Hero reminds us that heroes come in all shapes and sizes. It also teaches us that the words and deeds of those who inspire us are as varied as the stars that illuminate the night. The editors of My Hero and the contributors are donating all royalties from this book to the nonprofit My Hero Project.

Crisis and Masculinity on Contemporary Cable Television: Tracing the Western Hero in

Author : Dominic Schmiedl

ISBN10 : 3668042012

Publisher : GRIN Verlag

Number of Pages : 266

Category : Literary Collections

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Book Summary: Doctoral Thesis / Dissertation from the year 2014 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: magna cum laude, Dresden Technical University, language: English, abstract: Both the "crisis of masculinity" and "quality TV" have been popular discourses in academia in recent years. Many of these contemporary quality TV series feature male anti-heroes at the center of their narratives. This dissertation argues that the constructions of masculinity in series such as "Breaking Bad" and "The Walking Dead" are informed by the Western hero. Furthermore, the dissertation links this recourse to an arguably outmoded model of masculinity to recent crisis tendencies in the USA, most notably the recent economic downturn and the aftermath of September 11 2001. Moreover, the return of the Western hero can be understood as a process of remasculinization in light of the crisis of masculinity.

The Manhattan Project

Author : Matt Doeden

ISBN10 : 1541535960

Publisher : Lerner Publications ™

Number of Pages : 32

Category : Juvenile Nonfiction

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Book Summary: The Manhattan Project produced the world's first nuclear weapons. The US military later dropped two atomic bombs on Japan, effectively ending World War II. Find out about the people and the science behind the Manhattan Project.

Project Manager's Handbook

Author : David L. Cleland,Lewis R. Ireland

ISBN10 : 007154271X

Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional

Number of Pages : 720

Category : Technology & Engineering

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Book Summary: Market: project managers, construction managers, business managers, special projects managers, and strategic planner Thirty percent of the book is drawn from international projects Covers non-traditional industries such as health care, educational systems, media and entertainment, and computers and communications

So Close to You

Author : Rachel Carter

ISBN10 : 0062081071

Publisher : Harper Collins

Number of Pages : 336

Category : Young Adult Fiction

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Book Summary: Rachel Carter launches a mind-blowing time-travel trilogy with her YA novel So Close to You. Lydia Bentley doesn’t believe the rumors about the Montauk Project, that there’s some sort of government conspiracy involving people vanishing and tortured children. But her grandfather is sure that the Project is behind his father’s disappearance more than sixty years earlier. While helping her grandfather search Camp Hero, a seemingly abandoned military base on Long Island, for information about the disappearance, Lydia is transported back to 1944—just a few days before her great-grandfather’s disappearance. Lydia begins to unravel the dark secrets of the Montauk Project and her own family history, despite warnings from Wes, a mysterious boy she is powerfully attracted to but not sure she should trust.

The Making of a Nazi Hero

Author : Daniel Siemens

ISBN10 : 0857733133

Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing

Number of Pages : 336

Category : History

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Book Summary: On 14 January 1930, Horst Wessel, a young and ambitious member of the SA was shot at close range at his home in Berlin. Although the crime was never completely solved, the murder was most likely committed by a group of communists with close ties to the city's gangland. Wessel later died from his injuries. Joseph Goebbels, whose attention had already been drawn to Wessel as a possible future Nazi leader, was the first to recognize the propaganda potential of the case. 'A young martyr for the Third Reich' he wrote in his diary on 23 February 1930 immediately after receiving the news of Wessel's death. This was the beginning of the myth-making that transformed an ordinary individual into a masculine role model for an entire generation. Two months later, thousands of people lined the streets for Wessel's funeral parade and Goebbels delivered a graveside eulogy. In the years that followed - and as Nazi power increased - Horst Wessel became the hero of the Nazi movement - with his elaborate memorial quickly becoming a site of pilgrimage. The song Die Fahne Hoch for which Wessel had written the lyrics (and which subsequently became popularly known as the Horst Wessel Song) became the official Nazi party anthem and the Berlin district of Friedrichshain, where Wessel was murdered was renamed Horst-Wessel-Stadt in his honour. Numerous biographies and films followed. Using previously unseen material, Daniel Siemens provides a fascinating and gripping account of the background to Horst Wessel's murder and uncovers how and why the Nazis made him a political hero. He examines the Horst Wessel 'cult' which emerged in the aftermath of Wessel's death and the murders of revenge, particularly against Communists, committed by the SA and Gestapo after 1933. At the same time, the story of Horst Wessel provides a portrait of the Nazi propaganda machine at its most effective and most chilling.