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Lizard S Kill A Tale Of Treasure And Terror In The Kingdom Of New Mexico

Author : Pamela Christie
ISBN : 9781483424651
Genre : Fiction
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Santa Fe, 1788. A map comes to light of incalculable value. Mighty Spain attacks unlikely sleuth, Nando, who’s desperate to return it to New Mexico.

Dead Lizards Dance

Author : Lone Butte Press
ISBN : 0966686098
Genre : Santa Fe (N.M.)
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The King S Lizard

Author : Pamela Christie
ISBN : 9781620953181
Genre : Fiction
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It’s 1782 in New Mexico and slavers are operating ruthlessly throughout the colony. Apaches and Comanches battle with Spanish militias to protect their homelands. Governor Anza, at his wits’ end, commandeers the help of Nando, a naïve but wily young half-breed, embedding him in his network of spies. Fast-paced and true to the realities of the time, The King’s Lizard catapults the reader into the fierce and demanding life of colonial Santa Fe. Did you ever wish you could roam the American west in early days? See the land as it once was and experience life on a frontier that is gone forever? Pamela Christie, an award-winning author of the historic Southwest, has created a mystery series set in old Santa Fe when Spain has already occupied New Mexico for almost 200 years. In The King’s Lizard, the first of the Lizard Tales, the reader rides with Nando Aguilar, a young man with a light heart and a pleasingly competent hand. Lost between the culture of his Ute mother who is a slave, and his upper class Spanish father, Nando struggles to find himself, discovers love and gains stature as a member of Governor Anza’s spy network

Collapse

Author : Jared Diamond
ISBN : 1101502002
Genre : History
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In Jared Diamond’s follow-up to the Pulitzer-Prize winning Guns, Germs and Steel, the author explores how climate change, the population explosion and political discord create the conditions for the collapse of civilization Environmental damage, climate change, globalization, rapid population growth, and unwise political choices were all factors in the demise of societies around the world, but some found solutions and persisted. As in Guns, Germs, and Steel, Diamond traces the fundamental pattern of catastrophe, and weaves an all-encompassing global thesis through a series of fascinating historical-cultural narratives. Collapse moves from the Polynesian cultures on Easter Island to the flourishing American civilizations of the Anasazi and the Maya and finally to the doomed Viking colony on Greenland. Similar problems face us today and have already brought disaster to Rwanda and Haiti, even as China and Australia are trying to cope in innovative ways. Despite our own society’s apparently inexhaustible wealth and unrivaled political power, ominous warning signs have begun to emerge even in ecologically robust areas like Montana. Brilliant, illuminating, and immensely absorbing, Collapse is destined to take its place as one of the essential books of our time, raising the urgent question: How can our world best avoid committing ecological suicide? From the Trade Paperback edition.

Out Of Control

Author : Kevin Kelly
ISBN : 0201483408
Genre : Business & Economics
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This is a book about how our manufactured world has become so complex that the only way to create yet more complex things is by using the principles of biology. This means decentralized, bottom up control, evolutionary advances and error-honoring institutions. I also get into the new laws of wealth in a network-based economy, what the Biosphere 2 project in Arizona has or has not to teach us, and whether large systems can predict or be predicted. And more: restoration biology, encryption, a-life, and the lessons of hypertext. Yes, it's a romp, in 520 pages. But the best part, my friends tell me, is the 28-page annotated bibliography. If you have suspected that technology could be better, more life-like, then this book is for you. -- Product Description.

Dark Tales Of Lost Civilizations

Author : Eric J. Guignard
ISBN : 0983433593
Genre : Fiction
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Darkness exists everywhere, and in no place greater than those where spirits and curses still reside. Tread not lightly on ancient lands that have been discovered by this collection of intrepid authors. In DARK TALES OF LOST CIVILIZATIONS, you will unearth an anthology of twenty-five previously unpublished horror and speculative fiction stories, relating to aspects of civilizations that are crumbling, forgotten, rediscovered, or perhaps merely spoken about in great and fearful whispers. What is it that lures explorers to distant lands where none have returned? Where is Genghis Khan buried? What happened to Atlantis? Who will displace mankind on Earth? What laments have the Witches of Oz? Answers to these mysteries and other tales are presented within this critically acclaimed anthology by the following authors: Introduction by Eric J. Guignard Angel of Destruction by Cynthia D. Witherspoon The Door Beyond the Water by David Tallerman To Run a Stick Through a Fish by Mark Lee Pearson Quivira by Jackson Kuhl Directions by Michael G. Cornelius Quetzalcoatl's Conquistador by Jamie Lackey Konigreich der Sorge (Kingdom of Sorrow) by C. Deskin Rink Gestures of Faith by Fadzlishah Johanabas Bare Bones by Curtis James McConnell British Guiana, 1853 by Folly Blaine The Nightmare Orchestra by Chelsea Armstrong The Funeral Procession by Jay R. Thurston Requiem by Jason Andrew Gilgamesh and the by Mountain by Bruce L. Priddy Buried Treasure by Rob Rosen The Small, Black God by Caw Miller In Eden by Cherstin Holtzman We Are Not the Favored Children by Matthew Borgard Rebirth in Dreams by A.J. French Whale of a Time by Gitte Christensen Sins of our Fathers by Wendra Chambers The Talisman of Hatra by Andrew S. Williams Sumeria to the Stars by Jonathan Vos Post The Tall Grass by Joe R. Lansdale The Island Trovar by JC Hemphill (with interior illustration by Ron Perovich)"

Quill Quire

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ISBN : NWU:35556035745504
Genre : Book industries and trade
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A Short History Of Nearly Everything

Author : Bill Bryson
ISBN : 9781409095484
Genre : Science
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Bill Bryson describes himself as a reluctant traveller, but even when he stays safely at home he can't contain his curiosity about the world around him. A Short History of Nearly Everything is his quest to understand everything that has happened from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization - how we got from there, being nothing at all, to here, being us. Bill Bryson's challenge is to take subjects that normally bore the pants off most of us, like geology, chemistry and particle physics, and see if there isn't some way to render them comprehensible to people who have never thought they could be interested in science. The ultimate eye-opening journey through time and space, A Short History of Nearly Everything is the biggest-selling popular science book of the 21st century, and reveals the world in a way most of us have never seen it before.

The Dinosaur Heresies

Author : Robert T. Bakker
ISBN : 0806522607
Genre : Literary Criticism
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For over a century, dinosaurs have been thought of as plodding, dim-witted giant lizards too awkward and ill equipped to survive wholescale environmental change. Bakker offers startling new evidence destined to forever alter the perception of the much-maligned monsters, depicting them as never before imagined: hot-blooded, amazingly agile, & surprisingly intelligent.

Syria Speaks

Author : Malu Halasa
ISBN : 9780863567926
Genre : Literary Collections
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In Syria, culture has become a critical line of defence against tyranny. Syria Speaks is a celebration of a people determined to reclaim their dignity, freedom and self-expression. It showcases the work of over fifty artists and writers who are challenging the culture of violence in Syria. Their literature, poems and songs, cartoons, political posters and photographs document and interpret the momentous changes that have shifted the frame of reality so drastically in Syria. Moving and inspiring, Syria Speaks is testament to the courage, creativity and imagination of the Syrian people. ‘Syria Speaks is a remarkable achievement and a remarkable book – a wise, courageous, imaginative and beautiful response to all that is ugly in human behaviour. This extraordinary anthology gives a voice to those we may have forgotten, or whom we may classify as simply passive and silent victims. The people shown living, dreaming and speaking here are far more than victims and only silent if we refuse to hear them.’ A.L. Kennedy ‘An extraordinary collection, revealing a dynamic and exciting culture in painful transition – a culture where artists are really making a difference ... You need to read this book.’ Brian Eno

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