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In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Walter Murch
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2001
  • Total pages :146
  • ISBN : UOM:39015053130723
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Summary : Comprises a revised second edition of film editor Walter Murch's thought-provoking essay on the art and process of film editing. Originally published in 1992, revisions take new technologies such as digital editing into account. c. Book News Inc.

The Blink of an Eye

The Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-05-14
  • Total pages :240
  • ISBN : 9781615195725
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Summary : “A highly personal, deeply affecting account of what it is to be yanked from a happy, well-ordered life and thrust into a sudden, unimaginable, terrifying darkness. Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard has done the impossible of putting into words an experience that would seem to be beyond expressing.”—from the foreword by Bill Bryson It was New Year’s Day. Rikke Schmidt Kjærgaard, a young mother and scientist, was celebrating with family and friends when she was struck down with a sudden fever. Within hours, she’d suffered multiple organ failure and was clinically dead. Then, brought back to the edge of life—trapped in a near-death coma—she was given a 5 percent chance of survival. She awoke to find herself completely paralyzed, with blinking as her sole means of communicating with the outside world. The Blink of an Eye is Rikke’s gripping account of being locked inside her own body, and what it took to painstakingly relearn every basic life skill—from breathing and swallowing, speaking and walking, to truly living again. Much more than an account of recovery against all odds—this is, at its heart, a celebration of love, family, and every little thing that matters when life hangs in the balance.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Michael Waltrip,Ellis Henican
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2011-02-01
  • Total pages :256
  • ISBN : 9781401396534
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Summary : There was one lap to go in the 2001 Daytona 500, NASCAR's most celebrated event. Michael Waltrip and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were running one-two. Junior's legendary dad, the driver race fans called "The Intimidator," was close behind in third, blocking anyone who might try to pass. Waltrip couldn't stop thinking about all the times he'd struggled to stay ahead--and the 462 NASCAR Cup races he'd lost without a single win. He'd been a race-car driver all his adult life, following in the footsteps of his brother Darrell, a three-time NASCAR champion. And his losing streak was getting more painful every race. But this day, he knew, could be different. He was driving for Dale Earnhardt now, racing as a team with his close friend and mentor. Yet as his car roared toward the finish line, ending that losing streak once and for all, Waltrip had no clue that the greatest triumph of his life could get mired in terrible tragedy. This is the story of that fateful afternoon in Daytona, a day whose echoes are still heard today. But the story begins years earlier in a small town in Kentucky, with a boy who dreamed of racing cars, a boy who was determined to go from go-karts to the highest levels of NASCAR. For the first time ever, Michael Waltrip tells the full, revealing story of how he got to Daytona, what happened there, and the huge impact it had on so many in the racing world. He reveals for the first time how his own life changed as he dealt with guilt, faced his grief, and searched for the fortitude to climb into a race car again. It's an inspiring and powerful story, told with Michael's trademark humor, honesty, and irreverence. It's a story of family, fulfillment, and redemption--and well-earned victory in the end.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Andrew W. Artenstein
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-10-26
  • Total pages :138
  • ISBN : 9781461448457
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Summary : This book is an account of a major historical event, in the world of medicine. As the son of one of the lead scientists who developed the vaccine for meningococcal meningitis, Andrew Artenstein has a unique perspective on the story. In the Blink of an Eye shares his experience.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Tia Ross
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-12-19
  • Total pages :114
  • ISBN : 1980272182
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Summary : One girl destined to save many. A secret society sworn to protect her.Mica had been moving from place to place for as long as she could remember, but this time was different. Maui actually felt like home. She'd made so many friends, she was really hoping they wouldn't be moving again.What Mica didn't know, was that she'd been moving around so much because her mother was protecting her, if they ever found her....If it was the last thing Reya did, she would protect her daughter.Their time on the island was coming to an end, they'd already stayed too long.Little did she know that her time had just run out. Funny thing about fate, no matter how far or fast you run - you can't out run it.Eventually it catches up to you.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Peter Coghlan
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-09-09
  • Total pages :248
  • ISBN : 1727145593
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Summary : One man's battle to get his life back after locked-in stroke left him totally paralysed.Peter Coghlan is an ordinary bloke whose life is transformed, for the second time, after a knock to the head. So begins an extraordinary story of recovery. Peter takes the reader on a journey that will appeal to those who can relate to Peter's circumstances as well as those wanting to understand what it means to be 'Locked-in', what it takes to break free and how to build a new life. A story told in two parts, it is (at times) uncomfortable, drawing the reader into a reality where what happens is not in his control; but Peter's easy dialogue, honesty and irrepressible humour make that journey very well worth taking with him. Be prepared to laugh, cringe and cry. His story offers some answers, but also raises many questions about the obstacles to overcome and what 'success' can look and feel like, as well as shining a light on how society can view people with disabilities. Despite many setbacks and difficulties, at the heart of this story is an acknowledgement of the sacrifices he and others made, with a deep appreciation of the love, care and professionalism shown by those helping him along the way to becoming Peter Coghlan - reborn.

Blink of an Eye

Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Roy Johansen,Iris Johansen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2021-02-02
  • Total pages :352
  • ISBN : 9781538762875
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Summary : A #1 New York Times bestselling author and an Edgar Award winner team up to deliver this gripping new novel featuring investigator Kendra Michaels—whose observational skills are worthy of a modern-day Sherlock Holmes. Delilah Winter is one of the hottest pop stars on the planet, so how in the world was she kidnapped right in the middle of a show at the famous Hollywood Bowl? If anyone can figure it out, it's Dr. Kendra Michaels, who works with local and federal authorities on only the most impossible cases. Blind for the first twenty years of her life until a revolutionary surgical procedure allowed her to regain her sight, Kendra uses her powers of observation—honed during her years in the dark—to detect what other investigators don't. She agrees to lead the race to rescue the young singer before time runs out. Joined by Jessie Mercado, the singer's former bodyguard and a military hero, Kendra closes in on the hideout location but not before casualties mount up. Desperate for leads, Kendra must set aside her personal feelings when agent-for-hire Adam Lynch also volunteers his special skills to aid in the search. But as the abductor's true purpose becomes clear, the trio uncover a plot they never could have imagined—leading to a showdown they won't soon forget.

Blink of an Eye

Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Ted Dekker
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2008-07-01
  • Total pages :400
  • ISBN : 9781418567729
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Summary : The future changes in the blink of an eye . . . or does it? Miriam is a Saudi princess promised to another, a pawn in a political struggle that could shift the balance of power in the Middle East. Seth is a certified genius with a head full of numbers, a life full of baggage, and an attitude born on the waves of the Pacific. Cultures collide when they find themselves thrown together as fugitives in a high-stakes chase across Southern California. A growing attraction and a search for answers fuel their fight to survive . . . but with no sleep and a massive manhunt steadily closing in, their chances of surviving any future are razor thin.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Jesse Blackadder
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2019-03-19
  • Total pages :384
  • ISBN : 9781250199966
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Summary : "Absolutely captivating....This is a masterpiece of women's fiction."—Booklist (starred review) "Absorbing....Fast-moving but emotionally resonant." —Kirkus reviews In the Blink of an Eye is award-winning author Jesse Blackadder’s deeply emotional drama that explores a family’s path to forgiveness and redemption in the aftermath of a tragedy. The Brennans—parents, Finn and Bridget, and their sons, Jarrah and Toby—have made a sea change, from chilly Hobart, Tasmania, to subtropical Murwillumbah, New South Wales. Feeling like foreigners in this land of sun and surf, they're still adjusting to work, school, and life in a sprawling purple clapboard house, when one morning, tragedy strikes. In the devastating aftermath, the questions fly. What really happened? And who's to blame? Determined to protect his family, Finn finds himself under the police and media spotlight. Guilty and enraged, Bridget spends nights hunting answers in the last place imaginable. Jarrah—his innocence lost—faces a sudden and frightening adulthood where nothing is certain. In the Blink of an Eye is a haunting, redemptive story about forgiveness and hope.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Andrew W. Artenstein
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2012-10-28
  • Total pages :138
  • ISBN : 9781461448440
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Summary : Written by the son of one of the lead scientists involved, this book offers a firsthand account of the development of the meningococcal meningitis vaccine, one of the most important historical events in the world of medicine.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Jt Clark,Terri Lee Clark
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-11-20
  • Total pages :172
  • ISBN : 164088145X
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Summary : In the blink of an eye, tragedy can change lives without warning. So was the case one warm August evening in rural southwest Virginia, when an unspeakable accident claimed the lives of Bobby and Pam Clark. But sometimes the life you live is carried on even after you die, as what happens next is an amazing story of forgiveness and healing in the wake of tragedy. JT Clark, Bobby's brother, recounts the details on these pages of loss, forgiveness, and hope that reaches epic proportions - a true, modern-day account of what can happen when the extraordinary power of God begins moving in ordinary people. Tragic pain and adversity are familiar in various forms to us all, and if hurt has its way, this story never gets told. But from the depths of hope springs a message of true forgiveness that will change your view of what can happen when God moves, replacing hurt and resentment with healing and freedom!

In The Blink Of An Eye

In The Blink Of An Eye
  • Author : Hasso Catherine von Bredow
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2009-06-25
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 9781409111306
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Summary : The heartbreaking true story of a love that transcended tragedy. On 1 May 2000 Hasso von Bredow's life was forever changed. The young and active father of three suffered a massive stroke at the base of his brainstem, leaving him totally paralysed and unable to speak. With his mind as cognitive and as active as it had always been, his body became his painful prison. IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE is Hasso's moving and life-affirming memoir. At 42 Hasso had to come to terms with a life 'locked in', being dependent on others for every breath, but worst of all, losing his most precious of possessions: his voice. The only way Hasso could communicate with the world was by blinking his eyes. And using coded blinking and state of the art technology, he wrote this incredibly moving memoir letter by letter, helped only by his wife and carer, Catherine.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Mia L Austin
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2018-02-23
  • Total pages :74
  • ISBN : 9781543488906
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Summary : My name is Mia Austin. I have locked-in syndrome after having a stroke at the age of twenty-one. This is a book like no other. Its short snippets of what I can remember of my journey from the night before my accident, through to each ward I was thrown into, and finally, my coming home and getting my life back. Expect laughs, amazement, and surprises. Warning: this girl has attitude!

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Walter Murch
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1995
  • Total pages :114
  • ISBN : UVA:X002715684
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Summary : The author reveals his views on the art of film editing

The Blink of an Eye

The Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Ruth Jespersen
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1990
  • Total pages :438
  • ISBN : UCAL:B4451030
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In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Dieter Wiesmuller
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003-03-01
  • Total pages :32
  • ISBN : 0802788548
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Summary : People share the Earth with creatures large and small. You may not always see them, but they are watching you. Through the densest forests, behind the reeds, across the fields and savannahs, animals keep us in their sights, always ready to dart away from danger. If you have the patience to observe your surroundings, you may catch a glimpse of the different living things sharing your world. Dieter Wiesmüller celebrates the liveliness of nature through his stunning illustrations and lyrical text, which show young readers that animals in the wild are just as curious as they are. Children will love to explore their once-familiar surroundings and figure out what they're seeing-and what's observing them.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Andrew Parker
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2003
  • Total pages :316
  • ISBN : UCSD:31822032208506
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Summary : Between 543 and 538 million years ago, something remarkable happened. After hundreds of millions of years of gradual and painstaking evolution, suddenly the process exploded into life. For the first time animals evolved hard external parts. For the first time there was evidence of active predation, with both hunters and hunted rapidly developing both armaments and defences. And in this short space of time -- the blink of an eye, in geological terms -- the number of different classifications of animals, or phyla, mushroomed from three to thirty-eight, the number we still have today. The 'when' and the 'what' of this extraordinary event, known as the 'Cambrian Explosion', have been known for some years and were made famous in Stephen Jay Gould's bestselling book WONDERFUL LIFE. What has until now been speculation is the 'why'. Andrew Parker's astounding explanation, which is becoming increasingly influential and accepted, is fully explored and described in this groundbreaking book. A scientific detective story which encompasses disciplines as diverse as biology, history, geology and art, IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE is destined to become a popular-science classic.

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Wendy Corsi Staub
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2013-02-19
  • Total pages :100
  • ISBN : 9780062230119
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Summary : Welcome to Lily Dale, New York . . . a sleepy summer resort, home to a population of psychics, and the place where Julia Garrity and Kristin Shuttleworth formed a fast friendship broken only by death. Ten Summer Street is no ordinary house. It was there, fifteen years ago, that Kristin saw something on a Halloween night that would haunt her until the end of her days. Since then, Julia has watched both Kristin and her mother fall prey to whomever—or whatever—lurks there. Now Kristin's blind six-year-old daughter, Dulcie, has come to live in Lily Dale—at Ten Summer Street. Appointing herself protector, Julia is determined to coax the secrets of the house out into the light, to discover what the little girl "sees" roaming its halls . . . before the murderous force residing there makes them both its next victims.

Blink of an Eye

Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Alyssa Day
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2020-08-25
  • Total pages :229
  • ISBN : 1948253348
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Chaos in the Blink of an Eye

Chaos in the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Patrick Higgins
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :2017-08-26
  • Total pages :104
  • ISBN : 0999235508
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Summary : It was the weekend before Thanksgiving. More than 100,000 fans were jammed inside Michigan Stadium, on their feet, to witness a heated football rivalry that had spanned more than 100 years. As the football was kicked into the snow-filled sky, they were about to get the shock of their lives, as long-foretold Bible prophecy came to pass before their very eyes, causing many to vanish into thin air without a trace. But what they soon realized was that it reached far beyond Michigan Stadium. Chaos of unimaginable proportions ensued worldwide. Shock, fear and panic filled each heart and mind. It was just the beginning of things to come, as life as humanity had known it was forever changed in the blink of an eye..

In the Blink of an Eye

In the Blink of an Eye
  • Author : Alan Doelp
  • Publisher :Unknown
  • Release Date :1990-01-29
  • Total pages :288
  • ISBN : 0449218309
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Summary : Provides a behind-the-scenes look at a care center dedicated to saving the lives of children severely injured in accidents, and reveals the technology and drama that are a daily part of operations