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Is It Okay to Sell the Monet?

By Julia Courtney
  • Writer : Julia Courtney
  • Isbn : 1442270837
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Number of Pages : 280
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Review Counts : 307
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This book provides the resources that allow its readers to have a meaningful and thoughtful voice in discussions about deaccessioning and assist museum professionals in approaching the reevaluation, reconfiguration and revitalization of collections in order to bring institutions into the 21st century and stabilize secure their financial future.

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By Jerry Pam ,Gareth Owen
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  • Publisher : BearManor Media
  • Isbn Code : N.a
  • Number of Pages : 238
  • Category : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 417
  • Pdf File: jerry-pam.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Offering a unique and intriguing insight into the workings of Hollywood and its personalities, this book literally takes the reader on an A-Z journey of Tinseltown.

Naked Ambition

By Dan Roberts
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  • Publisher : eBookIt.com
  • Isbn Code : 1456617303
  • Number of Pages : 232
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 583
  • Pdf File: naked-ambition.pdf

Book Excerpt:

It is a murder/mystery novel. Nicholas Blick, a highly skilled twenty-year-old volleyball player, was "just snooping around" when he came across the corpse of a person who had been brutally murdered. The police have arrested another young volleyball player but Nick, thinking the wrong person has been locked up, begins his own investigation into the matter. In working on the case, the young athlete meets FBI Special Agent Tom Davis and eventually joins with the agent in not only investigating the murder but also in trying to find the person attempting to steal plans for the U.S. Navy's new missile guidance system, one called ArrowStar. At the center of the espionage plot is globe-hopping Chen Xong Wu, a man of tremendous wealth, who is working behind the scenes to help bring about a shift in the power structure of the Chinese Communist party and, in doing so, attain for himself more influence as well as more wealth. As the story unfolds, it is Nick who, unwittingly, becomes the key person in bringing both of these cases a a together. Eventually, young Blick and Special Agent Davis find themselves working together in a race against the clock. Their goal: to find the murderer as well as uncover the identity of the espionage agent's "mole" before the Navy's plans end up in the wrong hands.

Confessions of a Pirate Ghost

By Jo-Ann Carson
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  • Publisher : JRT Publications
  • Isbn Code : 0994955650
  • Number of Pages : 104
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 277
  • Pdf File: confessions-of-a-pirate-ghost.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Everyone has secrets. Escaping the clutches of a mobster, art forger Harley Davis dives off a yacht in the middle of the night and swims ashore to Sunset Cove, a small town in the Pacific Northwest, where the only light she sees comes from inside a haunted teahouse. Soaking wet and shaking, she pauses at the door. No one in their right mind would enter such a creepy place, but she has no choice. She needs to hide. Pirate ghost, Three-Sheets, enjoys his extended life on earth, gambling and flirting with the ladies, but when he meets Harley, he discovers he wants more out of death than a good gambling hand. As the charming Three Sheets woos Harley, her former boss puts a contract on her head. What do you get when you mix a saucy thief, a pirate ghost and an angry godfather? Another fun, Gambling Ghost story.

Senior Moments

By Angus Fitzsimons
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  • Publisher : Hachette Australia
  • Isbn Code : 0733645615
  • Number of Pages : 240
  • Category : Humor
  • Reviews : 651
  • Pdf File: senior-moments.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Have you had a Senior Moment yet? Maybe you know someone who's had a few? Check this list to know for sure: · You can remember being told the King was dead (George, not Elvis). · You still say 'colour television', and you watch television on a television. · Your home phone rings and you answer it. (And you still have a phone, not a 'landline'.) · You boast about 'doing it' three times a night and that's just getting up to pee. · You realise that your wardrobe has become ironic. You're not back in fashion, but you're hip. (And ironically, you now have an artificial hip). If you answered 'yes' to one or more of the above, congratulations! You are officially a Senior and this book is here to guide you through your best years (i.e. the past). Stroll, or maybe shuffle, down Nostalgia Avenue and bask in the glory of growing old disgracefully. (If you are a Young Person, this is the easiest Senior gift idea ever. You're welcome!)

Lover Unveiled

By J.R. Ward
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  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Isbn Code : 150119514X
  • Number of Pages : 512
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 309
  • Pdf File: lover-unveiled.pdf

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The #1 New York Times bestselling Black Dagger Brotherhood series returns featuring a powerful MMA fighter with a buried secret that can change the world of Caldwell forever. Sahvage has been living under the radar for centuries—and he has every intention of staying “dead and buried.” But when a civilian female sucks him into her dangerous battle with an evil as ancient as time, his protective side overrides his common sense. Mae has lost everything, and desperation sets her on a collision course with fate. Determined to reverse a tragedy, she goes where mortals should fear to tread—and comes face-to-face with the Brotherhood’s new enemy. She also discovers a love she never expected to find with Sahvage, but there can be no future for them. Knowing they will part, the two band together to fight against what Mae unknowingly unleashed—as the Brotherhood closes in to reclaim one of their damned, and the evil vows to destroy them all….

Fortunate Harbor

By Emilie Richards
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  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Isbn Code : 1459248147
  • Number of Pages : 400
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 323
  • Pdf File: fortunate-harbor.pdf

Book Excerpt:

Join five women connected only by their growing friendship and the road that runs like a lifeline between their cottages in a run-down Florida development called Happiness Key Tracy Deloche finally gets a chance to swap business for a romantic evening with Marsh Egan, but dinner goes cold when she spots her ex-husband prowling outside her cottage. CJ is supposed to be in prison and out of her life for good. Exactly what is this modern-day pirate seeking and what will it mean for Tracy's future? Janya Kapur envies every pregnant woman she sees, but Rishi, her husband, is suddenly reluctant to talk about children. Is he disappointed in her inability to conceive? Their marriage was a contract between strangers. Can they ever hope for anything more? Waitress Wanda Gray loses her job after new owners turn the Dancing Shrimp into a tapas bar. Wise neighbor Alice Brooks's suggestion that Wanda start her own business seems like a brilliant solution, until Wanda starts Pie War I with the owners of the local bakery. When the empty cottage at Happiness Key is rented by single mother Dana Turner, everything seems perfect. With Alice volunteering to watch Dana's daughter while she works and Wanda's offer of a job, this spit of Florida Gulf Coast land should be a fortunate harbor for a mother and daughter who have moved far too often. Except for Dana's shocking secret. As the women of Happiness Key struggle to discover the truth in time to help their new neighbor, their only weapon is friendship. But will friendship be enough?

The Book Club

By C. J. Cooper
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  • Publisher : Constable
  • Isbn Code : 1472129660
  • Number of Pages : 384
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 139
  • Pdf File: the-book-club.pdf

Book Excerpt:

EVERYONE IS HIDING A SECRET. ONE OF THEM IS MURDER. 'I raced through it - edgy, tense' Harriet Tyce, author of Blood Orange 'I for one am terrified of the woman next door!' Louise Candlish, author of The Other Passenger 'Tightly plotted, edge-of-seat gripping' Sophie Hannah, author of Haven't They Grown 'Dark, twisty, claustrophobic' Jo Spain, author of The Confession _______________ The book club was her idea, of course. It was her way into our group. A chance to get close. I knew from the day she arrived that she couldn't be trusted. And I was right. Alice didn't come to the village for peace and quiet. She came for revenge. _______________ A deliciously addictive psychological thriller about a book club that unravels dark and scandalous secrets between one circle of neighbours. The perfect page-turner for fans of Big Little Lies and The Rumour. What readers are saying about The Book Club: 'Wow. What a page turner' 'Couldn't put it down!!!' 'Truly a five-star debut' 'Absolutely addictive' 'Seriously page-turning, totally gripping' 'A thrilling read, found it hard to put down once I'd started. Loved the ending' 'Brilliant, a proper page turner' 'Dark and creepy' 'Loved it!' 'Gripping to the last page' 'Fast paced and will make your blood run cold!' 'Had me on the edge of my seat'

Sex Workers and Their Clients

By Jerald L. Mosley
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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Isbn Code : 3030615529
  • Number of Pages : 113
  • Category : Crime
  • Reviews : 261
  • Pdf File: sex-workers-and-their-clients.pdf

Book Excerpt:

This book draws on the voices of sex workers and their clients to critically assess the criminalization of prostitution in favour of decriminalization. It does so by contrasting their voices with the claims made by prohibitionists: those advocating the prohibition of prostitution or, at least, the prohibition of the purchase of sexual services, and notes scholarly research that gives context to those accounts and claims. Each chapter is dedicated to a particular issue which is given currency in academic and public debates on sex work. The first part of each chapter reviews the state of research and publicly-aired contentions and the second part compares sex workers' voices with claims from prohibitionists. It highlights the gap between what many sex workers have to say about themselves and what theorizing prohibitionists say about all prostitution. It argues that there is often a striking contrast in attitude, perspective, interpretation and valuation. This books speaks primarily to prohibitionist thinking and sex work stereotyping and, secondarily, to the debate on decriminalization of sex work.

Watch Your Back!

By Donald E. Westlake
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  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Isbn Code : 0446509582
  • Number of Pages : 360
  • Category : Fiction
  • Reviews : 114
  • Pdf File: watch-your-back.pdf

Book Excerpt:

In his classic caper novels, Donald E. Westlake turns the world of crime and criminals upside-down: the bad get better, the good get worse, and God save anyone caught between a thief named John Dortmunder and his most improbable plans. It's a long way from the island of Manhattan to the island resort where Preston Fareweather has his hedonistic hideout-avoiding the legal prosecutions of five embittered ex-wives and enjoying the attentions of the prettiest gold diggers who happen to come his way. A terrible human being, Preston makes the terrible mistake of getting friendly with an equally dyspeptic personality: a New York fence named Arnie Albright. Arnie went to the island paradise to become a happier man. It worked. After a week with Preston, Arnie comes home to New York with a whole new attitude and a proposition for his associate John Dortmunder: a can't miss, million-dollar robbery-of Preston's nearly unguarded, art-filled Fifth Avenue penthouse. But when Dortmunder and his clean-up crew get together to plan the heist, they quickly get distracted and suddenly a billionaire from Fifth Avenue and a would-be Tony Soprano from New Jersey have one thing in common: John Dortmunder is after them both at the same time...and disaster can't be far behind.

Thirteen Reasons Why 10th Anniversary Edition

By Jay Asher
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  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Isbn Code : 0451478266
  • Number of Pages : 352
  • Category : Young Adult Fiction
  • Reviews : 765
  • Pdf File: thirteen-reasons-why-10th-anniversary-edition.pdf

Book Excerpt:

**THE BOOK THAT STARTED IT ALL, NOW A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES** The #1 New York Times bestseller and modern classic that's been changing lives for a decade gets a gorgeous revamped cover and never-before-seen additional content, including: · An introduction from its award-winning author, Jay Asher; · The until-now-secret alternate ending for Hannah and Clay that almost was; · Early notes and ideas of how the story came to be; · Deleted scenes; · And more! You can't stop the future. You can't rewind the past. The only way to learn the secret . . . is to press play. Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker--his classmate and crush--who committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah's voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out why. Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his guide. He becomes a firsthand witness to Hannah's pain, and as he follows Hannah's recorded words throughout his town, what he discovers changes his life forever. Need to talk? Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) anytime if you are in the United States. It’s free and confidential. Find more resources at 13reasonswhy.info. Find out how you can help someone in crisis at bethe1to.com.