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Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Candace Owens
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-09-15
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9781982133290
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Summary : NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER It’s time for a black exit. Political activist and social media star Candace Owens addresses the many ways that Democrat Party policies hurt, rather than help, the African American community, and why she and many others are turning right. Black Americans have long been shackled to the Democrats. Seeing no viable alternative, they have watched liberal politicians take the black vote for granted without pledging anything in return. In Blackout, Owens argues that this automatic allegiance is both illogical and unearned. She contends that the Democrat Party has a long history of racism and exposes the ideals that hinder the black community’s ability to rise above poverty, live independent and successful lives, and be an active part of the American Dream. Instead, Owens offers up a different ideology by issuing a challenge: It’s time for a major black exodus. From dependency, from victimhood, from miseducation—and the Democrat Party, which perpetuates all three. Owens explains that government assistance is a double-edged sword, that the Left dismisses the faith so important to the black community, that Democrat permissiveness toward abortion disproportionately affects black babies, that the #MeToo movement hurts black men, and much more. Weaving in her personal story, which ushered her from a roach-infested low-income apartment to1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, she demonstrates how she overcame her setbacks and challenges despite the cultural expectation that she should embrace a victim mentality. Well-researched and intelligently argued, Blackout lays bare the myth that all black people should vote Democrat—and shows why turning to the right will leave them happier, more successful, and more self-sufficient.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Connie Willis
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010
  • Total pages :491
  • ISBN : 9780345519832
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Summary : When a time-travel lab suddenly cancels assignments for no apparent reason and switches around everyone's schedules, time-traveling historians Michael, Merope, and Polly find themselves in World War II, facing air raids, blackouts, unexploded bombs, dive-bombing Stukas, rationing, shrapnel, V-1s, and two of the most incorrigible children in all of history--to say nothing of a growing feeling that not only their assignments but the war and history itself are spiraling out of control.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Sarah Hepola
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-06-23
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781455554577
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Summary : *A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER* For Sarah Hepola, alcohol was "the gasoline of all adventure." She spent her evenings at cocktail parties and dark bars where she proudly stayed till last call. Drinking felt like freedom, part of her birthright as a strong, enlightened twenty-first-century woman. But there was a price. She often blacked out, waking up with a blank space where four hours should be. Mornings became detective work on her own life. What did I say last night? How did I meet that guy? She apologized for things she couldn't remember doing, as though she were cleaning up after an evil twin. Publicly, she covered her shame with self-deprecating jokes, and her career flourished, but as the blackouts accumulated, she could no longer avoid a sinking truth. The fuel she thought she needed was draining her spirit instead. A memoir of unblinking honesty and poignant, laugh-out-loud humor, BLACKOUT is the story of a woman stumbling into a new kind of adventure--the sober life she never wanted. Shining a light into her blackouts, she discovers the person she buried, as well as the confidence, intimacy, and creativity she once believed came only from a bottle. Her tale will resonate with anyone who has been forced to reinvent or struggled in the face of necessary change. It's about giving up the thing you cherish most--but getting yourself back in return. *Includes Reading Group Guide*

Black Out

Black Out
  • Author : Ragnar Jonasson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-07-15
  • Total pages :276
  • ISBN : 1910633461
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Summary : On the shores of a tranquil fjord in northern Iceland, a man is brutally beaten to death on a bright summer's night. As the 24-hour light of the Arctic summer is transformed by an ash cloud from a recent volcanic eruption, a young reporter leaves Reykjavik to investigate on her own, unaware that another person's life hangs in the balance

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Rob Thurman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-03-01
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9781101477366
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Summary : When half-human Cal Leandros wakes up on a beach littered with the slaughtered remains if a variety of hideous creatures, he's not that concerned. In fact, he can't remember anything-including who he is. And that's just the way his deadly enemies like it...

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : James Goodman
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-07-05
  • Total pages :272
  • ISBN : 9781429928069
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Summary : On July 13, 1977, there was a blackout in New York City. With the dark came excitement, adventure, and fright in subway tunnels, office towers, busy intersections, high-rise stairwells, hotel lobbies, elevators, and hospitals. There was revelry in bars and restaurants, music and dancing in the streets. On block after block, men and women proved themselves heroes by helping neighbors and strangers make it through the night. Unfortunately, there was also widespread looting, vandalism, and arson. Even before police restored order, people began to ask and argue about why. Why did people do what they did when the lights went out? The argument raged for weeks but it was just like the night: lots of heat, little light--a shouting match between those who held fast to one explanation and those who held fast to another. James Goodman cuts between accidents, encounters, conversations, exchanges, and arguments to re-create that night and its aftermath in a dizzying accumulation of detail. Rejecting simple dichotomies and one-dimensional explanations for why people act as they do in moments of conflict and crisis, Goodman illuminates attitudes, ideas, and experiences that have been lost in facile generalizations and analyses. Journalistic re-creation at its most exciting, Blackout provides a whirlwind tour of 1970s New York and a challenge to conventional thinking.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Marc Elsberg
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-06-06
  • Total pages :320
  • ISBN : 9781492654421
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Summary : "Fast, tense, thrilling — and timely: this will happen one day. Highly recommended." —Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Jack Reacher series This is no accident. This is no act of God. This is Blackout. A terrifyingly plausible million-copy selling debut disaster thriller. When the lights go out one night, no one panics. Not yet. The lights always come back on soon, don't they? Surely it's a glitch, a storm, a malfunction. But something seems strange about this night. Across Europe, controllers watch in disbelief as electrical grids collapse. There is no power, anywhere. A former hacker and activist, Piero investigates a possible cause of the disaster. The authorities don't believe him, and he soon becomes a prime suspect himself. With the United States now also at risk, Piero goes on the run with Lauren Shannon, a young American CNN reporter based in Paris, desperate to uncover who is behind the attacks. After all, the power doesn't just keep the lights on—it keeps us alive.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Marc Elsberg
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-02-02
  • Total pages :448
  • ISBN : 1784161888
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Summary : THE GLOBAL MILLION-COPY BESTSELLER PUBLISHED IN 15 LANGUAGES WORLDWIDE A 21ST-CENTURY HIGH-CONCEPT DISASTER THRILLER Tomorrow will be too late. A cold night in Milan, Piero Manzano wants to get home. Then the traffic lights fail. Manzano is thrown from his Alfa as cars pile up. And not just on this street - every light in the city is dead. Across Europe, controllers watch in disbelief as electricity grids collapse. Plunged into darkness, people are freezing. Food and water supplies dry up. The death toll soars. Former hacker and activist Manzano becomes a prime suspect. But he is also the only man capable of finding the real attackers. Can he bring down a major terrorist network Before it's too late?

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : John Rocco
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-05-24
  • Total pages :40
  • ISBN : 1423121902
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Summary : One hot summer night in the city, all the power goes out. The TV shuts off and a boy wails, "Mommm!" His sister can no longer use the phone, Mom can't work on her computer, and Dad can't finish cooking dinner. What's a family to do? When they go up to the roof to escape the heat, they find the lights--in stars that can be seen for a change--and so many neighbors it's like a block party in the sky! On the street below, people are having just as much fun--talking, rollerblading, and eating ice cream before it melts. The boy and his family enjoy being not so busy for once. They even have time to play a board game together. When the electricity is restored, everything can go back to normal . . . but not everyone likes normal. The boy switches off the lights, and out comes the board game again. Using a combination of panels and full bleed illustrations that move from color to black-and-white and back to color, John Rocco shows that if we are willing to put our cares aside for a while, there is party potential in a summer blackout.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Sheri Chinen Biesen,Sheri Chinen (Assistant Professor Biesen, Rowan University)
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-11-11
  • Total pages :243
  • ISBN : 0801882184
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Summary : Sheri Chinen Biesen challenges conventional thinking on the origins of film noir and finds the genre's roots in the political, social and historical conditions of Hollywood during the Second World War.

The Blackout in Britain and Germany, 1939–1945

The Blackout in Britain and Germany, 1939–1945
  • Author : Marc Wiggam
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-06-06
  • Total pages :131
  • ISBN : 9783319754710
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Summary : This book is the first major study of the blackout in the Second World War. Developing a comparative history of this system of civil defense in Britain and Germany, it begins by exploring how the blackout was planned for in both countries, and how the threat of aerial bombing framed its development. It then examines how well the blackout was adhered to, paying particular regard to the tension between its military value and the difficulties it caused civilians. The book then moves on to discuss how the blackout undermined the perception of security on the home front, especially for women. The final chapter examines the impact of the blackout on industry and transport. Arguing that the blackout formed an integral part in mobilising and legitimating British and German wartime discourses of community, fairness and morality, the book explores its profound impact on both countries.

Newspaper Blackout

Newspaper Blackout
  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-03-18
  • Total pages :208
  • ISBN : 9780061989940
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Summary : “Some of the results are hilarious, some are profound and even unsettling, but they are never bland or boring.” — Ephermerist Newspaper article + sharpie = Newspaper Blackout Poetry: Instead of starting with a blank page, poet Austin Kleon grabs a newspaper and a permanent marker and eliminates the words he doesn’t need. Fans of Not Quite What I Was Planning and Post Secret will love these unique and compelling poems culled from Austin’s popular website.

Final Blackout

Final Blackout
  • Author : L. Ron Hubbard
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2005-05-15
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9781592125616
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Summary : The world is in the throes of economic decay and at the mercy of terrorists. Across this post-apocalyptic landscape marches one extraordinary soldier and his band of brothers. In a novel as disturbingly plausible as it is powerfully gripping, they are headed into a battle in which they will have to come to grips with the power of technology and the true price of freedom. "Compelling . . . riveting . . . Hubbard's best." —Publishers Weekly

Blackout of Poultry Houses and Dairy Barns

Blackout of Poultry Houses and Dairy Barns
  • Author : M. A. R. Kelley
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1942
  • Total pages :7
  • ISBN : IND:30000091863898
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TV Blackout of Sporting Events

TV Blackout of Sporting Events
  • Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Communications
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1975
  • Total pages :43
  • ISBN : UOM:39015071090800
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Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Simon Scarrow
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-03-18
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9781472258533
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Summary : THE STUNNING SECOND WORLD WAR THRILLER FROM THE CELEBRATED SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR SIMON SCARROW 'Taut and chilling - I was completely gripped' Anthony Horowitz 'A wonderfully compelling thriller, reeking of authenticity, and a terrific depiction of the human world within the chilling world of the Third Reich' Peter James 'Pivotal moments in history; utterly authentic characters; a gripping plot. The perfect way to bring history alive' Damien Lewis Berlin, December 1939 As Germany goes to war, the Nazis tighten their terrifying grip. Paranoia in the capital is intensified by a rigidly enforced blackout that plunges the city into oppressive darkness every night, as the bleak winter sun sets. When a young woman is found brutally murdered, Criminal Inspector Horst Schenke is under immense pressure to solve the case, swiftly. Treated with suspicion by his superiors for his failure to join the Nazi Party, Schenke walks a perilous line - for disloyalty is a death sentence. The discovery of a second victim confirms Schenke's worst fears. He must uncover the truth before evil strikes again. As the investigation takes him closer to the sinister heart of the regime, Schenke realises there is danger everywhere - and the warring factions of the Reich can be as deadly as a killer stalking the streets . . . 'Scarrow has created a character who's a more than worthy successor to Philip Kerr's Bernie Gunther. Blackout is a gripping, terrifying read . . . historical crime fiction at its finest' David Young

Nightblind

Nightblind
  • Author : Ragnar Jonasson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-12-05
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9781250096104
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Summary : Chilling and complex, Nightblind is an extraordinary thriller from Ragnar Jonasson, an undeniable new talent. Ari Thor Arason is a local policeman who has an uneasy relationship with the villagers in an idyllically quiet fishing village in Northern Iceland—where no one locks their doors. The peace of this close-knit community is shattered by a murder. One of Ari’s colleagues is gunned down at point-blank range in the dead of night in a deserted house. With a killer on the loose and the dark Arctic waters closing in, it falls to Ari Thor to piece together a puzzle that involves a new mayor and a psychiatric ward in Reykjavik. It becomes all too clear that tragic events from the past are weaving a sinister spell that may threaten them all.

Can You Survive a Global Blackout?

Can You Survive a Global Blackout?
  • Author : Matt Doeden
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-08
  • Total pages :112
  • ISBN : 9781491458501
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Summary : "Readers find their own paths as they navigate through a world with no electricity."--

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : Richard Lawrence Nelson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1942
  • Total pages :31
  • ISBN : MINN:31951000799818M
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Newspaper Blackout

Newspaper Blackout
  • Author : Austin Kleon
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2010-04-13
  • Total pages :208
  • ISBN : 0061732974
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Summary : Poet and cartoonist Austin Kleon has discovered a new way to read between the lines. Armed with a daily newspaper and a permanent marker, he constructs through deconstruction—eliminating the words he doesn't need to create a new art form: Newspaper Blackout poetry. Highly original, Kleon's verse ranges from provocative to lighthearted, and from moving to hysterically funny, and undoubtedly entertaining. The latest creations in a long history of "found art," Newspaper Blackout will challenge you to find new meaning in the familiar and inspiration from the mundane. Newspaper Blackout contains original poems by Austin Kleon, as well as submissions from readers of Kleon's popular online blog and a handy appendix on how to create your own blackout poetry.

Blackout

Blackout
  • Author : H. W. Morton
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :19??
  • Total pages :13
  • ISBN : UOM:39015080468708
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Summary :