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Dreamland

Dreamland
  • Author : Kevin Baker
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2006-01-03
  • Total pages :688
  • ISBN : 0060852720
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Summary : A literary tour de force, a magnificent chronicle of a remarkable era and a place of dreams In a stunning work of imagination and memory, author Kevin Baker brings to mesmerizing life a vibrant, colorful, thrilling, and dangerous New York City in the earliest years of the twentieth century. A novel breathtaking in its scope and ambition, it is the epic saga of newcomers drawn to the promise of America—gangsters and laborers, hucksters and politicians, radicals, reformers, murderers, and sideshow oddities—whose stories of love, revenge, and tragedy interweave and shine in the artificial electric dazzle of a wondrous place called Dreamland.

Dreamland (YA edition)

Dreamland (YA edition)
  • Author : Sam Quinones
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-07-16
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9781547601417
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Summary : As an adult book, Sam Quinones's Dreamland took the world by storm, winning the NBCC Award for General Nonfiction and hitting at least a dozen Best Book of the Year lists. Now, adapted for the first time for a young adult audience, this compelling reporting explains the roots of the current opiate crisis. In 1929, in the blue-collar city of Portsmouth, Ohio, a company built a swimming pool the size of a football field; named Dreamland, it became the vital center of the community. Now, addiction has devastated Portsmouth, as it has hundreds of small rural towns and suburbs across America. How that happened is the riveting story of Dreamland. Quinones explains how the rise of the prescription drug OxyContin, a miraculous and extremely addictive painkiller pushed by pharmaceutical companies, paralleled the massive influx of black tar heroin--cheap, potent, and originating from one small county on Mexico's west coast, independent of any drug cartel. Introducing a memorable cast of characters--pharmaceutical pioneers, young Mexican entrepreneurs, narcotics investigators, survivors, teens, and parents--Dreamland is a revelatory account of the massive threat facing America and its heartland.

Dreamland

Dreamland
  • Author : Sarah Dessen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2004-05-11
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781101042298
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Summary : Love can be a very dangerous thing. After her sister left, Caitlin felt lost. Then she met Rogerson. When she’s with him, nothing seems real. But what happens when being with Rogerson becomes a larger problem than being without him? “Another pitch-perfect offering from Dessen.” —Booklist, starred review Also by Sarah Dessen: Along for the Ride Just Listen Keeping the Moon Lock and Key The Moon and More Someone Like You That Summer This Lullaby The Truth About Forever What Happened to Goodbye

Dreamland Japan

Dreamland Japan
  • Author : Frederik L. Schodt
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-01-02
  • Total pages :360
  • ISBN : 9781611725537
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Summary : A classic work praised for its scope and intelligence, now in a gift edition for fans, with a new Foreword

Dreamland

Dreamland
  • Author : Howard Morley Sachar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9780375708299
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Summary : A noted historian provides a compelling, richly detailed account of the struggle of Europeans and Jews to reconstruct their lives and culture in the wake of the ravages of World War I, describing the impact of demographic and political revolution, nationalism, economic frustration, and xenophobia on efforts to create an idealistic, democratic new world. Reprint. 12,500 first printing.

Dreamland

Dreamland
  • Author : Bob Lazar
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-10-15
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 9780578437057
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Summary : Bob Lazar is the reason Area 51 became infamous in the 1980s and his recent appearance on Joe Rogan's podcast with 7 million listeners is credited with inspiring the Storm Area 51 phenomenon. In his DREAMLAND autobiography, Lazar reveals every detail of his highly controversial story about being an insider within the world's most legendary military research base. Bob Lazar was a brilliant young physicist that found himself employed at a top secret facility in the middle of the desert outside Las Vegas. Under the watchful eye of the government elite, he is tasked with understanding an exotic propulsion system being used by an advanced aerospace vehicle he is told came from outer space. The stressful work and long, odd hours start to wear on Bob and he becomes concerned for his safety. He tells his wife and a couple close friends about what he's doing in the desert, and his employers find out and are furious. When they station goons outside his house, Bob seeks help from wealthy UFOlogist, John Lear, who encourages Bob to take his story to award-winning investigative journalist George Knapp at KLAS-TV, a CBS affiliate. To prove he's telling the truth, Bob takes a group of people out into the desert to watch a test flight of the "flying saucer." On the way home, they are stopped by the police, who notify the base, and Bob loses his job. In a series of interviews with CBS TV, Bob Lazar then blows the lid off "Area 51," blows the whistle on the effort to conceal this craft from the American people, and blows up his career as a top physicist. Bob Lazar's reports have been the subject of intense controversy for decades. He has been interviewed numerous times and his story has been corroborated by other individuals he worked with and who were present when these events happened. But until now, Bob Lazar has never told his own story, in every detail in his own words, about those exciting days in the desert outside of Las Vegas and how the world came to learn about the experiments being conducted at Area 51.

Electric Dreamland

Electric Dreamland
  • Author : Lauren Rabinovitz
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012
  • Total pages :237
  • ISBN : 9780231156615
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Summary : More than two thousand amusement parks dotted the American landscape in the early twentieth century, thrilling the general public with the latest in entertainment and motion picture technology. Amusement parks were the playgrounds of the working class, combining numerous, mechanically-based spectacles into one unique, modern cultural phenomenon. Lauren Rabinovitz describes the urban modernity engendered by these parks and their media, encouraging ordinary individuals to sense, interpret, and embody a burgeoning national identity. As industrialization, urbanization, and immigration upended society before World War I, amusement parks tempered the shocks of racial, ethnic, and cultural conflict while shrinking the distinctions between gender and class. As she follows the rise of American parks from 1896 to 1918, Rabinovitz seizes on a simultaneous increase in cinema and spectacle audiences and connects both to the success of leisure activities in stabilizing society.--

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep
  • Author : David K. Randall
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-08-13
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9780393083934
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Summary : An engrossing examination of the science behind the little-known world of sleep. Like many of us, journalist David K. Randall never gave sleep much thought. That is, until he began sleepwalking. One midnight crash into a hallway wall sent him on an investigation into the strange science of sleep. In Dreamland, Randall explores the research that is investigating those dark hours that make up nearly a third of our lives. Taking readers from military battlefields to children’s bedrooms, Dreamland shows that sleep isn't as simple as it seems. Why did the results of one sleep study change the bookmakers’ odds for certain Monday Night Football games? Do women sleep differently than men? And if you happen to kill someone while you are sleepwalking, does that count as murder? This book is a tour of the often odd, sometimes disturbing, and always fascinating things that go on in the peculiar world of sleep. You’ll never look at your pillow the same way again.

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep

Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep
  • Author : David K. Randall
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-08-05
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 0393345866
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Summary : Examines the complex world of sleep and discusses whether or not women sleep differently than men and if killing someone while sleepwalking would count as murder.

When We Got Lost in Dreamland

When We Got Lost in Dreamland
  • Author : Ross Welford
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-01-21
  • Total pages :416
  • ISBN : 9780008333829
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Summary : The landmark new novel from Ross Welford, one of the fastest-growing and most critically acclaimed middle grade authors in the UK, this funny, moving and brilliant sixth book cements his position as the most exciting storyteller around for readers of 10+.

Dreamland and Other Poems

Dreamland and Other Poems
  • Author : Charles Mair
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1868
  • Total pages :151
  • ISBN : BL:A0018731216
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A Savage Dreamland

A Savage Dreamland
  • Author : David Eimer
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-06-13
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9781408883860
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Summary : The first of its kind: an exploration of one of the most mysterious countries in the world, as told by one of the first outsiders to access the country in its entirety For almost fifty years Burma was ruled by a paranoid military dictatorship and isolated from the outside world. A historic 2015 election swept an Aung San Suu Kyi-led civilian government to power and was supposed to usher in a new golden era of democracy and progress, but Burma remains unstable and undeveloped, a little-understood country. Nothing is straightforward in this captivating land that is home to a combustible mix of races, religions and resources. A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma reveals a country where temples take priority over infrastructure, fortune tellers thrive and golf courses are carved out of war zones. Setting out from Yangon, the old capital, David Eimer travels throughout this enigmatic nation, from the tropical south to the Burmese Himalayas in the far north, via the Buddhist-centric heartland and the jungles and mountains where rebel armies fight for autonomy in the longest-running civil wars in recent history. The story of modern Burma is told through the voices of the people Eimer encounters along the way: former political exiles, the squatters in Yangon's shanty towns, radical monks, Rohingya refugees, princesses and warlords, and the ethnic minorities clustered along the country's frontiers. In his vivid and revelatory account of life, history, culture and politics, David Eimer chronicles the awakening of a country as it returns to the global fold and explores a fractured nation, closed to foreigners for decades. Authoritative and ground-breaking, A Savage Dreamland: Journeys in Burma is set to be a modern classic of travel writing.

Dreamland

Dreamland
  • Author : Rosa Rankin-Gee
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-04-15
  • Total pages :480
  • ISBN : 1471193810
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Summary : Dreamland is a postcard from a future Britain that's closer than we think.

Zendoodle Coloring Presents Fairies in Dreamland

Zendoodle Coloring Presents Fairies in Dreamland
  • Author : Denyse Klette
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-09-13
  • Total pages :128
  • ISBN : 1250108837
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Summary : A wistful exploration of fine art of coloring, this gorgeous book of illustrations offers sophisticated coloring projects that help you relax, restore, and reclaim your day. Amidst the pages of luscious designs, you’ll find fairies in dreamy landscapes and intricate, soothing patterns that will inspire beauty and tranquility. Each peaceful, romantic design comes printed on luxury paper. Find yourself lost in the whimsical patterns of Fairies in Dreamland and color some serenity into your world.

Fated

Fated
  • Author : Alyson Noël
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-05-22
  • Total pages :368
  • ISBN : 9781466802544
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Summary : From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Immortals, Alyson Noël, comes Fated—a breathtaking new saga brimming with magic, mystery, and an intoxicating love story that will steal your heart away. Meet The Soul Seekers. Strange things are happening to Daire Santos. Crows mock her, glowing people stalk her, time stops without warning, and a beautiful boy with unearthly blue eyes haunts all her dreams. Fearing for her daughter's sanity, Daire's mother sends her to live with the grandmother she's never met. A woman who recognizes the visions for what they truly are—the call to her destiny as a Soul Seeker—one who can navigate the worlds between the living and dead. There on the dusty plains of Enchantment, New Mexico, Daire sets out to harness her mystical powers. But it's when she meets Dace, the boy from her dreams, that her whole world is shaken to its core. Now Daire is forced to discover if Dace is the one guy she's meant to be with...or if he's allied with the enemy she's destined to destroy.

Dreamland

Dreamland
  • Author : Robert L. Anderson
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2016-03-10
  • Total pages :336
  • ISBN : 1473620996
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Summary : Dea Donahue has been able to travel through people's dreams since she was six years old. Her mother taught her the three rules of walking: Never interfere. Never be seen. Never walk the same person's dream more than once. Dea has never questioned her mother, not about the rules, not about the clocks or the mirrors, not about moving from place to place to be one step ahead of the unseen monsters that Dea's mother is certain are right behind them. Then a mysterious new boy, Connor, comes to town and Dea finally starts to feel normal. As Connor breaks down the walls that she's had up for so long, he gets closer to learning her secret. For the first time she wonders if that's so bad. But when Dea breaks the rules, the boundary between worlds begins to deteriorate. How can she know what's real and what's not?

A Wake For The Dreamland

A Wake For The Dreamland
  • Author : Laurel Deedrick-Mayne
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2015-01-29
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9781460258538
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Summary : Friends William, Robert, and Annie are on the cusp of adulthood while the world is on the brink of war. It is a Canadian summer in 1939 and Robert and Annie's love has blossomed, even as the inevitability of the boys joining up means separation and the first of many losses. Fearing he might not return, Robert makes William promise to take care of Annie. Every arena of their lives is infiltrated by the war, from the home front to the underground of queer London to the bloody battlefields of Italy. Even in the aftermath, in the shadow of The Dreamland, these friends fight their own inner battles: to have faith in their right to love and be loved, to honour their promises and ultimately find their way "home." A Wake for the Dreamland was on the Edmonton Journal Bestseller List for 35 weeks before winning the Alberta Readers' Choice Award....

Dreamland

Dreamland
  • Author : Boris Vallejo,Julie Bell
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-09-04
  • Total pages :192
  • ISBN : 1909397873
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Summary : Includes a set of limited-edition art prints, beautifully packaged in an envelope at the back of the book. This stunning book is packed with outstanding examples of the recent work of Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell, two of the biggest names in the world of fantasy art. Featuring muscle-bound heroes, fierce dragons and dazzlingly beautiful women in fantastical, otherworldly landscapes, their work is unrivalled in its field. This carefully curated selection of images is accompanied by fascinating text that gives the reader a unique insight into the way Boris and Julie work. Biographical stories reveal their own personal histories, their thoughts on the artists that have influenced them, the ideas that find their outlet in the work they produce, and their hopes for the direction their work will take in the future.

Overdose

Overdose
  • Author : Benjamin Perrin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-03-31
  • Total pages :304
  • ISBN : 9780735237872
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Summary : NATIONAL BESTSELLER “Overdose is a necessary and searching investigation into a devastating epidemic that should never have happened. Benjamin Perrin painstakingly shows that it need not continue if we, as a society, heed the evidence.” —Gabor Maté M.D., author of In The Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters With Addiction An astonishing and powerful look at the ongoing opioid crisis North America is in the middle of a health emergency. Life expectancies are declining. Someone is dying every two hours in Canada from illicit drug overdose. Fentanyl has become a looming presence—an opioid more powerful, pervasive, and deadly than any previous street drug. The victims are many—and often not whom we might expect. They include the poor and forgotten but also our neighbours: professionals, students, and parents. Despite the thousands of deaths, these victims have remained largely invisible. But not anymore. Benjamin Perrin, a law and policy expert, shines a light in this darkest of corners—and his findings challenge many assumptions about the crisis. Why do people use drugs despite the risk of overdosing? Can we crack down on the fentanyl supply? Do supervised consumption sites and providing “safe drugs” enable the problem? Which treatments work? Would decriminalizing all drugs help or do further harm? In this urgent and humane look at a devastating epidemic, Perrin draws on behind-the-scenes interviews with those on the frontlines, including undercover police officers, intelligence analysts, border agents, prosecutors, healthcare professionals, Indigenous organizations, activists, and people who use drugs. Not only does he unveil the many complexities of this situation, but he also offers a new way forward—one that may save thousands of lives.

Dreamland Collection # 1

Dreamland Collection # 1
  • Author : Dale Brown
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-08-12
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 9780062378644
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Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell: Dreamland

Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell: Dreamland
  • Author : Boris Vallejo,Julie Bell
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2014-11-25
  • Total pages :192
  • ISBN : 9780062358110
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Summary : An all-new collection of lush, four-color artwork from the studio of acclaimed fantasy artists Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell. Artist Boris Vallejo is renowned for his paintings of beautiful maidens, heroic men, and fearsome monsters, while his wife and partner, Julie Bell, is revered for her unique sense of color and dramatic composition. As two of the most acclaimed and popular artists working in fantasy today, Boris and Julie have produced artwork for album covers, trading cards, posters, and calendars. Boris Vallejo and Julie Bell: Dreamland features outstanding examples of their most recent work. Highlighting muscle-bound heroes, fierce dragons, and alluringly beautiful women in fantastical, otherworldly landscapes, these gorgeous pieces reflect a new level of maturity, sophistication, and intrigue. Capturing the pursuits that currently inspire the artists, these works resonate with a startling new emotional depth that adds magnitude to their powerful heroes and buxom heroines. This carefully curated selection of images is accompanied by fascinating text that provides unique insight into each artist’s process as well as biographical stories that reveal their personal histories, the influences that have shaped them, the ideas that inspire them, and their future professional aspirations. Also, for the first time ever, this outstanding compendium includes ten stunning limited-edition art prints that can easily be removed and displayed.