The 1986 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature--the first African to be awarded the prize--writes a highly incisive and deeply affecting re-creation of colonial Nigeria based on a cache of letters he discovered after his father's death.
Many individuals are of the opinion that diabetes is not to be taken that seriously but it can be fatal without the proper measures in place. “Diabetes Diet Guide: Food Rules for Diabetics” affords the reader an insight into what works best for the diabetic. Information is provided on the various types of menus that can be used to remain healthy for the long haul. Diabetes can be prevented or controlled and it is extremely important for any individual that has this disease to understand what they are dealing with. Those who may be susceptible to developing this disease also need to know about it. The aim of the author with this text is to provide the necessary information on the disease. By highlighting the various food options that can be had to help control the condition she is of the belief that individuals will be more aware of the symptoms and know how to control them.
A widow says she has seen apparitions from heaven. A crowd of residents and tourists gathers around her house on the beach before sunset each day hoping she will say she has had another vision. They believe the sightings are a substantiation of their faith. Meanwhile, a mysterious teenager suddenly and strangely shows up at a local high school and shows students how he can conjure up snakes from hell. For them, it is a time of fun and excitement and rebellion. One of their teachers befriends the widow on the beach and rediscovers his own lost faith as he tries to save his students from the snakes and evil that threaten all of their lives. The setting is northwest Florida for a clash between saints from heaven and serpents from hell.
Il Sole è il corpo celeste più importante per l'uomo e per la scienza. Stranamente, è anche tra i meno conosciuti. Posto ad appena 150 milioni di chilometri dalla Terra, con un volume che potrebbe contenere un milione e trecentomila pianeti come il nostro, è anche la stella che possiamo studiare meglio e che meglio può aiutarci a comprendere alcuni meccanismi fondamentali dell'universo e dello stesso microcosmo atomico. In queste pagine Piero Bianucci, uno dei più noti divulgatori scientifici italiani, ricostruisce duemila anni di studi solari.
Dalle osservazioni degli antichi Egizi alle ultime ricerche sul mistero dei neutrini. Fino alle soglie del Duemila. Fino alla sonda "Ulisse" che l'Agenzia spaziale europea ha lanciato per spiarne i segreti.
It's been a while since Mexican Cartel Boss Alexus Costilla had a firm grip on Chicago's illicit drug market. She knows that despite the recent spike in gang related homicides, the Windy City is the land of opportunity for a drug trafficking Queenpin like herself. All she needs is a street organization to move the product. Enter Lee "Juice" Wilkins, of North Lawndale the leader of one of the most dominant street gangs on the west side of Chicago. He's not content with purchasing kilos of cocaine from his Mexican connect, who is clearly nothing more than a middle man in the grand scheme of things. Juice wants his product directly from the source, and when his girlfriend's wealthy ex suggests they travel to California to meet with him, Juice agrees without a moment's hesitation. The ex- Alexus Costilla's husband Bulletface- had been a drug Kingpin before rising to the top of the music industry. Juice enlisted two close friends and their wives to accompany him and his girlfriend to Los Angeles, and what begins as a business trip turns out to be a drama-filled day of scandalous affairs, untrusting spouses, and cold blooded murder.
This delightful treasury combines dazzling art from around the world with exciting projects to do that will inspire every young artist. It includes famous European paintings, delicate Japanese prints and traditional African masks, and each work of art is followed by a project influenced by the artist's methods or ideas.
Part III in this adventurous series featuring globetrotting British pensioners Esther and her sister Minnie. This time we see these endearing ladies journey to the USA in search of lost love and answers.