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Rogues

Rogues Book
Author : Jacques Derrida
Publisher : Stanford University Press
Release : 2005
ISBN : 9780804749510
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Rogues, published in France under the title Voyous, comprises two major lectures that Derrida delivered in 2002 investigating the foundations of the sovereignty of the nation-state. The term "État voyou" is the French equivalent of "rogue state," and it is this outlaw designation of certain countries by the leading global powers that Derrida rigorously and exhaustively examines. Derrida examines the history of the concept of sovereignty, engaging with the work of Bodin, Hobbes, Rousseau, Schmitt, and others. Against this background, he delineates his understanding of "democracy to come," which he distinguishes clearly from any kind of regulating ideal or teleological horizon. The idea that democracy will always remain in the future is not a temporal notion. Rather, the phrase would name the coming of the unforeseeable other, the structure of an event beyond calculation and program. Derrida thus aligns this understanding of democracy with the logic he has worked out elsewhere. But it is not just political philosophy that is brought under deconstructive scrutiny here: Derrida provides unflinching and hard-hitting assessments of current political realities, and these essays are highly engaged with events of the post-9/11 world.

Rogues Gallery

Rogues  Gallery Book
Author : Michael Gross
Publisher : Crown
Release : 2009-05-05
ISBN : 0767931459
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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“Behind almost every painting is a fortune and behind that a sin or a crime.” With these words as a starting point, Michael Gross, leading chronicler of the American rich, begins the first independent, unauthorized look at the saga of the nation’s greatest museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In this endlessly entertaining follow-up to his bestselling social history 740 Park, Gross pulls back the shades of secrecy that have long shrouded the upper class’s cultural and philanthropic ambitions and maneuvers. And he paints a revealing portrait of a previously hidden face of American wealth and power. The Metropolitan, Gross writes, “is a huge alchemical experiment, turning the worst of man’s attributes—extravagance, lust, gluttony, acquisitiveness, envy, avarice, greed, egotism, and pride—into the very best, transmuting deadly sins into priceless treasure.” The book covers the entire 138-year history of the Met, focusing on the museum’s most colorful characters. Opening with the lame-duck director Philippe de Montebello, the museum’s longest-serving leader who finally stepped down in 2008, Rogues’ Gallery then goes back to the very beginning, highlighting, among many others: the first director, Luigi Palma di Cesnola, an Italian-born epic phony, whose legacy is a trove of plundered ancient relics, some of which remain on display today; John Pierpont Morgan, the greatest capitalist and art collector of his day, who turned the museum from the plaything of a handful of rich amateurs into a professional operation dedicated, sort of, to the public good; John D. Rockefeller Jr., who never served the Met in any official capacity but who, during the Great Depression, proved the only man willing and rich enough to be its benefactor, which made him its behind-the-scenes puppeteer; the controversial Thomas Hoving, whose tenure as director during the sixties and seventies revolutionized museums around the world but left the Met in chaos; and Jane Engelhard and Annette de la Renta, a mother-daughter trustee tag team whose stories will astonish you (think Casablanca rewritten by Edith Wharton). With a supporting cast that includes artists, forgers, and looters, financial geniuses and scoundrels, museum officers (like its chairman Arthur Amory Houghton, head of Corning Glass, who once ripped apart a priceless and ancient Islamic book in order to sell it off piecemeal), trustees (like Jayne Wrightsman, the Hollywood party girl turned society grand dame), curators (like the aging Dietrich von Bothmer, a refugee from Nazi Germany with a Bronze Star for heroism whose greatest acquisitions turned out to be looted), and donors (like Irwin Untermyer, whose collecting obsession drove his wife and children to suicide), and with cameo appearances by everyone from Vogue editors Anna Wintour and Diana Vreeland to Sex Pistols front man Johnny Rotten, Rogues’ Gallery is a rich, satisfying, alternately hilarious and horrifying look at America’s upper class, and what is perhaps its greatest creation.

Rogues

Rogues Book
Author : George R. R. Martin,Gardner Dozois
Publisher : Bantam
Release : 2014-06-17
ISBN : 0804179603
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A thrilling collection of twenty-one original stories by an all-star list of contributors—including a new A Game of Thrones story by George R. R. Martin! If you’re a fan of fiction that is more than just black and white, this latest story collection from #1 New York Times bestselling author George R. R. Martin and award-winning editor Gardner Dozois is filled with subtle shades of gray. Twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors, will delight and astonish you in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. And George R. R. Martin himself offers a brand-new A Game of Thrones tale chronicling one of the biggest rogues in the entire history of Ice and Fire. Follow along with the likes of Gillian Flynn, Joe Abercrombie, Neil Gaiman, Patrick Rothfuss, Scott Lynch, Cherie Priest, Garth Nix, and Connie Willis, as well as other masters of literary sleight-of-hand, in this rogues gallery of stories that will plunder your heart—and yet leave you all the richer for it. Featuring all-new stories by Joe Abercrombie • Daniel Abraham • David W. Ball • Paul Cornell • Bradley Denton • Phyllis Eisenstein • Gillian Flynn • Neil Gaiman • Matthew Hughes • Joe R. Lansdale • Scott Lynch • Garth Nix • Cherie Priest • Patrick Rothfuss • Steven Saylor • Michael Swanwick • Lisa Tuttle • Carrie Vaughn • Walter Jon Williams • Connie Willis And an Introduction by George R. R. Martin! Praise for Rogues “Not a single bad story in the bunch . . . The table of contents alone will make fans from all genre aisles salivate.”—Library Journal

Rogues

Rogues Book
Author : Gardner Dozois,Neil Gaiman
Publisher : Unknown
Release : 2015-07-03
ISBN : 9781783297214
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This thrilling collection of twenty-one all-original stories, by an all-star list of contributors, will delight and astonish in equal measure with their cunning twists and dazzling reversals. George R. R. Martin himself offers a brand-new A Game of Thrones tale, chronicling one of the biggest rogues in the entire history of Ice and Fire. Also featuring stories from Gillian Flynn, Joe Abercrombie, Neil Gaiman, Patrick Rothfuss, Scott Lynch and more!

Breaking Banks

Breaking Banks Book
Author : Brett King
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-05-05
ISBN : 1118900146
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Provides transcripts from and assessments of the first season of the Breaking Banks radio show, examining the massive upheaval facing the banking industry today involving consumer shifts, technological changes and increased government scrutiny.

Forever Evil Rogues Rebellion The New 52

Forever Evil  Rogues Rebellion  The New 52  Book
Author : Brian Buccellato
Publisher : DC
Release : 2014-09-30
ISBN : 1401256104
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A tie-in to the crossover event FOREVER EVIL! The Rogues--the Flash's gallery of villains--call no man boss, but a new evil threat might not leave them much choice! Will they fall in line, or refuse and risk certain death? Will the Rogues be able to take on the Crime Syndicate together? Written by THE FLASH scribe Brian Buccellato, FOREVER EVIL: ROGUES REBELLION brings the Scarlet Speedster's infamous foes into unfamiliar territory: as heroes! Collects issues #1-6 and The Flash #23.3.

Rogues Gallery

Rogues  Gallery Book
Author : Philip Hook
Publisher : Profile Books
Release : 2017-01-26
ISBN : 1782832157
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Philip Hook takes the lid off the world of art dealing to reveal the brilliance, cunning, greed and daring of its practitioners. In a richly anecdotal narrative he describes the rise and occasional fall of the extraordinary men and women who over the centuries have made it their business to sell art to kings, merchants, nobles, entrepreneurs and museums. From its beginnings in Antwerp, where paintings were sometimes sold by weight, to the rich hauteur of the contemporary gallery in London, Paris and New York, art dealing has been about identifying what is intangible but infinitely desirable, and then finding clients for whom it is irresistible. Those who have purveyed art for a living range from tailors, spies and the occasional anarchist to scholars, aristocrats, merchants and connoisseurs, each variously motivated by greed, belief in their own vision of art and its history, or simply the will to win. The cast of characters includes Paul Durand-Ruel, the Impressionists' champion; Herwath Walden, who first brought Modernism into the limelight; Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, high priest of Cubism; Leo Castelli, dealer-midwife to Abstract Expressionism and Pop Art; and Peter Wilson, the charismatic Sotheby's chairman who made the auction room theatre. Philip Hook's history is one of human folly, greed and duplicity, interspersed with ingenuity, inspiration and acts of heroism. Rogues' Gallery is learned, witty and irresistibly readable.

Rogues Revolution

Rogues Revolution Book
Author : Francis Manapul,Brian Buccellato
Publisher : Dc Comics
Release : 2013
ISBN : 9781401242732
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Rogues are in revolt against their leader Captain Cold and the Flash has been thrown through time and space by the Speed Force leaving Central City without its protector.

Dynasty of Rogues

Dynasty of Rogues Book
Author : Jane Fletcher
Publisher : Bold Strokes Books Inc
Release : 2007-03-01
ISBN : 1602823553
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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When you're short on friends and long on enemies, things can't get much worse. Until they do... Ranger Riki Sadiq is known as a troublemaker, and in the close knit heretic community, a bad name is hard to lose. Standing sentry duty on a winter's day, all she can see lying ahead is an afternoon of being cold, miserable, and bored. Her mood isn't helped by deliberate goading from people who are supposed to be working with her. Even so, retaliating in kind isn't one of Riki's better ideas. When Riki is dispatched to Westernfort for one last chance in the Rangers, the hostile reception means her list of enemies has become still longer, and prime candidate to head the list is her new patrol corporal, Tanya Coppelli. It is hate at first sight. The way Riki sees it, Tanya may have good looks, talent and sharp wits, but is that any reason to like her? However, if Riki but knew it, trouble of a deadly kind is heading her way. With their lives at stake, Riki and Tanya will have to overcome the mutual antagonism and learn to work together.

Renegades Rebels and Rogues Under the Tsars

Renegades  Rebels and Rogues Under the Tsars Book
Author : Peter Julicher
Publisher : McFarland
Release : 2003-08-11
ISBN : 9780786416127
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In the Russia of the tsars, people who criticized or questioned the autocratic prerogatives of the sovereign were brutally suppressed and sometimes actively persecuted. So imbedded was this official hostility to anyone hoping to change or even influence government policy, that even the most high-minded reformers came to understand that the only way they could succeed was to overthrow the regime. The author describes the activities of the most important dissidents and agitators from the reign of Ivan the Terrible to Nicholas II and the Communist Revolution in 1917. Many of these fascinating individuals were serious activists endeavoring to improve society; others were opportunistic scoundrels and adventurers. The author explores the causes that provoked them and the consequences they faced, and explains how time and time again the tsars were goaded into mistakes and over-reaction.

Rogues of Wall Street

Rogues of Wall Street Book
Author : Andrew Waxman
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-05-01
ISBN : 1119380146
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reduce or prevent risk failure losses with new and emerging technologies Rogues of Wall Street analyzes the recent risk failures and errors that have overwhelmed Wall Street for the past decade. Written by a veteran risk, compliance, and governance specialist, this book helps bank leaders and consultants identify the tools they need to effectively manage operational risk. Citing different types of risk events such as: Rogue and Insider Trading, cyber security, AML, the Mortgage Crisis, and other major events, chapters in the first half of the book detail each operational risk type along with its causative and contributing factors. The second half of the book takes an overarching approach to the tools and solutions available to financial institutions to manage such events in the future. From technology, to culture, to governance, and more, this book does more than simply identify the problem—it provides real-world solutions with actionable insight. Expert discussion identifies the tools financial institutions have at their disposal, and how these tools can be leveraged to create an environment in which catastrophic events are prevented or mitigated. In-depth insight from an industry specialist provides thought-provoking guidance for leaders seeking more effective risk management, and specifically addresses how to: Analyze major operational risk incidents and their underlying causes Investigate the tools that allow organizations to prevent and mitigate catastrophic events Learn how culture and governance can be optimized to support effective risk management Identify ways in which cognitive technologies could help your firm avoid losses Cognitive technologies have the potential to revolutionize the way business is done; eliminating the speed/cost/quality trade-off, these new and emerging tools are heralding the next leap in the evolution of risk management. Rogues of Wall Street shows you how bring these tools into your organization, and how they can contribute to your financial success.

Distinguished Rogues Books 10 12

Distinguished Rogues Books 10 12 Book
Author : Heather Boyd
Publisher : Heather Boyd
Release : 2021-02-18
ISBN : 1925239926
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Friends to Lovers, lost love, and a marriage of convenience feature in this special edition boxed set of three steamy Distinguished Rogues novels. Lord of Sin (Book 10): Lord Julian Wade waited too long to claim the heart of Portia Hayes, and now his chance may be lost to his greatest nemesis. But there’s hope yet, when Portia, duty-bound to marry well, learns prestige comes at too steep a price. The Duke’s Heart (Book 11): When perpetual bachelor Sinclair, the Duke of Exeter, ventured out to old haunts in disguise for the short-lived thrill of a dalliance with a stranger—he’s captivated by an equally secretive lady intent on the same purpose. Will he finally get what he’s been waiting for his whole life? Romancing the Earl (Book 12): To avoid scandal, Lenore needs a new job, quickly. Childhood friend Price Wagstaff accidentally offers one—as his wife. What begins as duty may become a love match after all…if the earl’s past doesn’t kill his chance at romance. Again. Three complete stand-alone novels Distinguished Rogues Series (also available as collections) Book 1: Chills (Jack and Constance) Book 2: Broken (Giles and Lillian) Book 3: Charity (Oscar and Agatha) Book 4: An Accidental Affair (Merrick and Arabella) Book 5: Keepsake (Kit and Miranda) Book 6: An Improper Proposal (Martin and Iris) Book 7: Reason to Wed (Richard and Esme) Book 8: The Trouble with Love (Everett and Whitney) Book 9: Married by Moonlight (Gilbert and Anna) Book 10: Lord of Sin (Julian and Portia) Book 11: The Duke’s Heart (Sinclair and Kitty) Book 12: Romancing the Earl (Price and Lenore) Book 13: One Enchanted Christmas (Otis and Meg) Book 14: Desire by Design (Alexander and Sylvia) Book 15: His Perfect Bride (Harry and Ophelia) Book 16: Pleasures of the Night (Teddy and Eugenia)

Rogues

Rogues Book
Author : D. Croft
Publisher : Page Publishing Inc
Release : 2019-03-11
ISBN : 1644623803
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Desert Rogues The Kidnapped Bride

Desert Rogues  The Kidnapped Bride Book
Author : Susan Mallery
Publisher : Harlequin
Release : 2017-11-06
ISBN : 1488088748
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A fan favorite from #1 New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery, originally published as The Sheik’s Kidnapped Bride in 2000. Swept away by the passionate Prince Khalil Khan, Dora Nelson can hardly believe her new fairy-tale life as princess of El Bahar. Until she uncovers Khalil’s real reasons for marrying her… But somehow, she can’t seem to control her feelings for him, and she certainly can’t deny the sparks that fly between them. And unless Dora and Khalil agree to meet halfway, their fiery marriage threatens to consume them both.

Rogues and Early Modern English Culture

Rogues and Early Modern English Culture Book
Author : Craig Dionne,Steve Mentz
Publisher : University of Michigan Press
Release : 2010-02-01
ISBN : 9780472025169
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Those at the periphery of society often figure obsessively for those at its center, and never more so than with the rogues of early modern England. Whether as social fact or literary fiction-or both, simultaneously-the marginal rogue became ideologically central and has remained so for historians, cultural critics, and literary critics alike. In this collection, early modern rogues represent the range, diversity, and tensions within early modern scholarship, making this quite simply the best overview of their significance then and now." -Jonathan Dollimore, York University "Rogues and Early Modern English Culture is an up-to-date and suggestive collection on a subject that all scholars of the early modern period have encountered but few have studied in the range and depth represented here." -Lawrence Manley, Yale University "A model of cross-disciplinary exchange, Rogues and Early Modern English Culture foregrounds the figure of the rogue in a nexus of early modern cultural inscriptions that reveals the provocation a seemingly marginal figure offers to authorities and various forms of authoritative understanding, then and now. The new and recent work gathered here is an exciting contribution to early modern studies, for both scholars and students." -Alexandra W. Halasz, Dartmouth College Rogues and Early Modern English Culture is a definitive collection of critical essays on the literary and cultural impact of the early modern rogue. Under various names-rogues, vagrants, molls, doxies, vagabonds, cony-catchers, masterless men, caterpillars of the commonwealth-this group of marginal figures, poor men and women with no clear social place or identity, exploded onto the scene in sixteenth-century English history and culture. Early modern representations of the rogue or moll in pamphlets, plays, poems, ballads, historical records, and the infamous Tudor Poor Laws treated these characters as harbingers of emerging social, economic, and cultural changes. Images of the early modern rogue reflected historical developments but also created cultural icons for mobility, change, and social adaptation. The underclass rogue in many ways inverts the familiar image of the self-fashioned gentleman, traditionally seen as the literary focus and exemplar of the age, but the two characters have more in common than courtiers or humanists would have admitted. Both relied on linguistic prowess and social dexterity to manage their careers, whether exploiting the politics of privilege at court or surviving by their wits on urban streets. Deftly edited by Craig Dionne and Steve Mentz, this anthology features essays from prominent and emerging critics in the field of Renaissance studies and promises to attract considerable attention from a broad range of readers and scholars in literary studies and social history.

Rogues and Vagabonds

 Rogues and Vagabonds  Book
Author : Lionel Rose
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2016-01-29
ISBN : 1317361377
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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In this lively social history, first published in 1988, Lionel Rose explores in detail the plight of the street poor between 1815 and 1985. He describes the Victorian ‘Rogues and Vagabonds’ who made elicit peddling, begging frauds and other petty crime their profession. He considers the relevant legislation and systems for coping with the street poor, from the 1824 Vagrancy Act and accompanying improvements in policing, through the casual ward systems of the workhouses and the role of common lodging houses, to the development of Social Services in the 1940s and local authority provision of accommodation. This title will be of interest to students of history, criminology and sociology.

Rogues of Wall Street

Rogues of Wall Street Book
Author : Andrew Waxman
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-04-07
ISBN : 1119380154
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Reduce or prevent risk failure losses with new and emerging technologies Rogues of Wall Street analyzes the recent risk failures and errors that have overwhelmed Wall Street for the past decade. Written by a veteran risk, compliance, and governance specialist, this book helps bank leaders and consultants identify the tools they need to effectively manage operational risk. Citing different types of risk events such as: Rogue and Insider Trading, cyber security, AML, the Mortgage Crisis, and other major events, chapters in the first half of the book detail each operational risk type along with its causative and contributing factors. The second half of the book takes an overarching approach to the tools and solutions available to financial institutions to manage such events in the future. From technology, to culture, to governance, and more, this book does more than simply identify the problem—it provides real-world solutions with actionable insight. Expert discussion identifies the tools financial institutions have at their disposal, and how these tools can be leveraged to create an environment in which catastrophic events are prevented or mitigated. In-depth insight from an industry specialist provides thought-provoking guidance for leaders seeking more effective risk management, and specifically addresses how to: Analyze major operational risk incidents and their underlying causes Investigate the tools that allow organizations to prevent and mitigate catastrophic events Learn how culture and governance can be optimized to support effective risk management Identify ways in which cognitive technologies could help your firm avoid losses Cognitive technologies have the potential to revolutionize the way business is done; eliminating the speed/cost/quality trade-off, these new and emerging tools are heralding the next leap in the evolution of risk management. Rogues of Wall Street shows you how bring these tools into your organization, and how they can contribute to your financial success.

Irish Rogues and Rascals From Francis Shackleton to Charlie Haughey

Irish Rogues and Rascals     From Francis Shackleton to Charlie Haughey Book
Author : Joseph McArdle
Publisher : Gill & Macmillan Ltd
Release : 2007-10-16
ISBN : 0717168050
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Irish history is littered with rogues, larger-than-life characters who range from cheeky scamps to vicious chancers. In Irish Rogues and Rascals, Joseph MacArdle looks at some of the most notorious Irishmen to find out just exactly what a ‘rogue’ is. Is it a dastardly knave, a cheeky rascal or a devilish trickster? Is it a lovable scamp or is it someone who is charming and delightful but with a bit of mischievousness and sauciness thrown into the mix as well? Whatever the answer, the fascinating collection of Irish rogues in Joseph McArdle’s hilarious book Irish Rogues and Rascals embraces vicious chancers at one extreme and lovable imps at the other. These Irish rogues and rascals range from Myler Magrath, a sixteenth-century character who loved wine, women and money – and who was both Catholic Bishop of Down and Connor and Protestant Archbishop of Cashel at the same time through to Tiger Roche, the infamous eighteenth-century rake and duellist who drank and fought his way from Ireland to Cape Town. They include more modern figures such as Paul Singer, a fraudster who tricked countless people out of their hard-earned money in the 1950s, and Des Traynor, the mastermind of Irish tax evasion schemes for much of the late twentieth century , and not forgetting the most accomplished political rogue of modern times, Charles J. Haughey. Joseph McArdle writes with affection about his colourful rogues, usually seeing more to admire in their cleverness and brazenness than to deplore in the results of their conduct. His rogues may not always be honourable – but they usually are fun and their stories make compelling reading. Irish Rogues and Rascals: Table of Contents Preface The spinning bishop: Myler Magrath Eighteenth-century rogues: Garrett Byrne, James Strange, John M’Naghtan Fighting Fitzgerald: George Robert Fitzgerald This wicked prelate: Frederick Hervey, Bishop of Derry Tiger Roche and the giant wheel The jewels in the crowns: Colonel Blood and Francis Shackleton The Sinn Fein irreconcilable: Robert Erskine Childers Speak some good of the dead: John DeLorean The deadly charmer: James H. Lehman The man with the golden touch: Paul Singer Tear him for his bad verses: Francis Stuart The tribunal rogues: Charles Haughey, Des Traynor, Patrick Gallagher, Ray Burke, Liam Lawlor

Space Rogues Omnibus One Books 1 3

Space Rogues Omnibus One  Books 1 3  Book
Author : John Wilker
Publisher : Rogue Publishing LTD.
Release : 2019-05-10
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first three books in the exciting Space Rogues series. Wil Calder is an astronaut or rather was. He got lost, then picked up by pirates, then… well, a lot happens. Needless to say, he isn’t an astronaut anymore. He’s a smuggler, a privateer, bounty hunter and sometimes savior of the Galactic Commonwealth. He and the crew of the Ghost can’t seem to help finding themselves in the middle of things they aren’t even remotely qualified to be in the middle of. Fun fast science fiction for fans of Farscape, or Guardians of the Galaxy. Join the crew of the Ghost on their first three adventures! Box set contains: Book 1: The Epic Adventures of Wil Calder, Space Smuggler Book 2: Big Ship, Lots of Guns Book 3: The Behemoth Job

Rogues and Redeemers

Rogues and Redeemers Book
Author : Gerard O'Neill
Publisher : Crown
Release : 2012-03-13
ISBN : 0307952797
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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From the bestselling coauthor of Black Mass, a behind-the-scenes portrait of the Irish power brokers who forged and fractured twentieth-century Boston. Rogues and Redeemers tells the hidden story of Boston politics--the cold-blooded ward bosses, the smoke-filled rooms, the larger-than-life pols who became national figures: Honey Fitz, the crafty stage Irishman and grandfather to a president; the pugilistic Rascal King, Michael Curley; the hectored Kevin White who tried to hold the city together during the busing crisis; and Ray Flynn, the Southie charmer who was truly the last hurrah for Irish-American politics in the city. For almost a century, the Irish dominated Boston politics with their own unique, clannish brand of coercion and shaped its future for good and ill. Former Boston Globe investigative reporter Gerard O'Neill takes the reader through the entire journey from the famine ships arriving in Massachusetts Bay to the wresting of power away from the Brahmins of Beacon Hill to the Title I wars of attrition over housing to the rending of the city over busing to the Boston of today--which somehow through it all became a modern, revitalized city, albeit with a growing divide between the haves and have-nots. Sweeping in its history and intimate in its details, Rogues and Redeemers echoes all the great themes of The Power Broker and Common Ground and should take its place on that esteemed shelf as a classic, definitive epic of a city.