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Escape

Author : Carolyn Jessop
ISBN : 9780241981184
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In the closed world of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints, Carolyn Jessop was forced to obey her controlling husband's every demand. She had no money, no power and existed as one of six wives battling for her husband's attention. For seventeen years Carolyn suffered for the sake of her children. She tried to protect them as the cult's new leader, Warren Jeffs, started marrying girls off younger and younger. But when Carolyn discovered that her twelve-year-old daughter had spent three days at Jeffs' home, she knew she had to do everything in her power to take her children and flee. At 35 Carolyn escaped. This is her harrowing - and ultimately triumphant - story

The Great Escape

Author : Angus Deaton
ISBN : 9781400847969
Genre : Business & Economics
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The world is a better place than it used to be. People are healthier, wealthier, and live longer. Yet the escapes from destitution by so many has left gaping inequalities between people and nations. In The Great Escape, Angus Deaton--one of the foremost experts on economic development and on poverty--tells the remarkable story of how, beginning 250 years ago, some parts of the world experienced sustained progress, opening up gaps and setting the stage for today's disproportionately unequal world. Deaton takes an in-depth look at the historical and ongoing patterns behind the health and wealth of nations, and addresses what needs to be done to help those left behind. Deaton describes vast innovations and wrenching setbacks: the successes of antibiotics, pest control, vaccinations, and clean water on the one hand, and disastrous famines and the HIV/AIDS epidemic on the other. He examines the United States, a nation that has prospered but is today experiencing slower growth and increasing inequality. He also considers how economic growth in India and China has improved the lives of more than a billion people. Deaton argues that international aid has been ineffective and even harmful. He suggests alternative efforts--including reforming incentives to drug companies and lifting trade restrictions--that will allow the developing world to bring about its own Great Escape. Demonstrating how changes in health and living standards have transformed our lives, The Great Escape is a powerful guide to addressing the well-being of all nations.

On Escape

Author : Emmanuel LĂ©vinas
ISBN : 0804741409
Genre : Philosophy
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First published in 1935, On Escape represents Emmanuel Levinas's first attempt to break with the ontological obsession of the Western tradition. In it, Levinas not only affirms the necessity of an escape from being, but also gives a meaning and a direction to it. Beginning with an analysis of need not as lack or some external limit to a self-sufficient being, but as a positive relation to our being, Levinas moves through a series of brilliant phenomenological analyses of such phenomena as pleasure, shame, and nausea in order to show a fundamental insufficiency in the human condition. In his critical introduction and annotation, Jacques Rolland places On Escape in its historical and intellectual context, and also within the context of Levinas's entire oeuvre, explaining Levinas's complicated relation to Heidegger, and underscoring the way Levinas's analysis of "being riveted," of the need for escape, is a meditation on the body.

Escape

Author : David McMillan
ISBN : 9789814358354
Genre : True Crime
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Among the 600 foreigners jailed in the 'Bangkok Hilton', one man resolves to do what no other has done: Escape. This is the true story of drug smuggler David McMillan's perilous break-out from Thailand's most notorious prison. After more than a year in prison and two weeks before a near-certain death sentence, McMillan escapes, never to be seen in Thailand again.

Escape

Author : Laurie Read
ISBN : 9781438924212
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Based on a true story of a woman's struggle to escape the horrifying and degrading marriage to a police officer, who not only deceived her from the beginning, but also succeeded in his attempt to fool his family, fellow officers and would go on to "Serve and Protect.,."....Himself! You will be taken through the author's interview with her friend, that discusses the grueling details of her relationship with a man that she once thought was a dream come true. As her story unfolds, through suppressed tears and quivering voice, you will discover the terrible treatment and mental abuse that she had to endure for many years. As she takes us through the final chapters of her desolving marriage and reveals to us about the corruption and illegal practices that her husband was involved in, it comes as a great relief to know that she is now free from all of that. She is now on the road to recovery and a much happier person!As for what happened to him? Please grab a copy and read on!

Escape From The Wasteland

Author : Susan Jolliffe Napier
ISBN : 067426181X
Genre : Literary Collections
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Lurid depictions of sex and impotence, themes of emperor worship and violence, the use of realism and myth - these characterize the fiction of Mishima Yukio and Oe Kenzaburo. Napier discovers similarities as well as dissimilarities in the work of two writers of radically different political orientations. Napier places Yukio's and Kenzaburo's fiction in the context of postwar Japanese political and social realities and, in a new preface for the paperback edition, reflects on each writer's position in the tradition of Japanese literature.

Escape

Author : Gordon Korman
ISBN : 0439164524
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Having survived for so long on the deserted island, Luke, Charla, Will, Lysa, J.J., and Ian realize that their enemies are closer than they had expected and soon discover that they will have only one chance at an escape. Original.

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