The Stand

The Stand Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 038552885X
Year 2008-06-24
Pages 1200
Language en
Publisher Anchor
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Stephen King’s apocalyptic vision of a world blasted by plague and tangled in an elemental struggle between good and evil remains as riveting and eerily plausible as when it was first published. A patient escapes from a biological testing facility, unknowingly carrying a deadly weapon: a mutated strain of super-flu that will wipe out 99 percent of the world’s population within a few weeks. Those who remain are scared, bewildered, and in need of a leader. Two emerge—Mother Abagail, the benevolent 108-year-old woman who urges them to build a peaceful community in Boulder, Colorado; and Randall Flagg, the nefarious “Dark Man,” who delights in chaos and violence. As the dark man and the peaceful woman gather power, the survivors will have to choose between them—and ultimately decide the fate of all humanity. (This edition includes all of the new and restored material first published in The Stand: The Complete And Uncut Edition.) From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Stand

The Stand Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 9781848940833
Year 2008-12-11
Pages 300
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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First came the days of the plague... After the days of the plague came the dreams. Dark dreams that warned of the coming of the dark man. The apostate of death, his worn-down boot heels tramping the night roads. The warlord of the charnel house and Prince of Evil. His time is at hand. His empire grows in the west and the Apocalypse looms...

The Stand

The Stand Author Stephen King
ISBN-10 0451179285
Year 1990
Pages 1168
Language en
Publisher Signet Book
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For use in schools and libraries only. A monumentally devastating plague leaves only a few survivors who, in a desert world, experience dreams of good and evil in confrontation and, through their choices, move toward an actual confrontation.

The Stand In

The Stand In Author Steve Bloom
ISBN-10 9781512418903
Year 2016-10-01
Pages 360
Language en
Publisher Carolrhoda Lab ™
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When Brooks volunteered to be a stand-in for Burdette's cousin who got stood up for Homecoming, it was with the noblest of intentionshelping a fellow human being, free of charge. But when he gets a tip of more than three hundred bucks, word spreads quickly and Brooks seizes the opportunity to offer his impeccable escort services to super-wealthy parents who want their daughters to experience those big social events of senior year. Besides, Brooks could use the cash to hire a tutor to get admitted to Columbia University. So what if along the way he goes along with a few minor deceptions and cuts a few moral corners? What could be the harm?

Taking the Stand

Taking the Stand Author Amanda Konradi
ISBN-10 0275997189
Year 2007
Pages 227
Language en
Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group
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Follows 47 rape survivors of varied ages and ethnicities, focusing on the women's experiences throughout the criminal justice processes.

Taking the Stand

Taking the Stand Author Alan M. Dershowitz
ISBN-10 9780307719294
Year 2013-10-15
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Crown
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America's most prominent legal mind and the #1 bestselling author of Chutzpah and The Best Defense, Alan Dershowitz, recounts his legal autobiography, describing how he came to the law, as well as the cases that have changed American jurisprudence over the past 50 years, most of which he has personally been involved in. In Taking the Stand, Dershowitz reveals the evolution of his own thinking on such fundamental issues as censorship and the First Amendment, Civil Rights, Abortion, homocide and the increasing role that science plays in a legal defense. Alan Dershowitz, the Felix Frankfurter Professor of Law at Harvard University, and the author of such acclaimed bestsellers as Chutzpah, The Best Defense, and Reversal of Fortune, for the first time recounts his legal biography, describing his struggles academically at Yeshiva High School growning up in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, his successes at Yale, clerking for Supreme Court Justice Arthur Goldberg, his appointment to full professor at the Harvard at age 28, the youngest in the school's history. Dershowitz went on to work on many of the most celebrated cases in the land, from appealing (successfully) Claus Von Bulow's conviction for the murder of his wife Sunny, to the O.J. Simpson trial, to defending Mike Tyson, Leona Helmsley, Patty Hearst, and countless others. He is currently part of the legal team advising Julian Assange. From the Hardcover edition.

The Stand In

The Stand In Author Deborah Moggach
ISBN-10 9781448155521
Year 2012-06-30
Pages 432
Language en
Publisher Random House
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From the bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Jules is an unknown English actress with a precarious career and a wayward but irresistible boyfriend, Trevor. But then she gets the break of a lifetime - a part as stand-in for Lila Dune, American film star and sex-symbol - and her world is transformed.

Girls on the Stand

Girls on the Stand Author Helena Silverstein
ISBN-10 9780814740316
Year 2007-05-01
Pages 239
Language en
Publisher NYU Press
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"Taking on the emotionally charged issue of mandatory parental involvement in the abortion decisions of minors and judicial bypass provisions in three states, Silverstein carefully lays out and skillfully dismantles myths that sustain support for these policies. Her prose is lucid and engaging, her argument powerful and persuasive."--Austin Sarat, Amherst CollegeThe U.S. Supreme Court has decided that states may require parental involvement in the abortion decisions of pregnant minors as long as minors have the opportunity to petition for a "bypass" of parental involvement. To date, virtually all of the 34 states that mandate parental involvement have put judges in charge of the bypass process. Individual judges are thereby responsible for deciding whether or not the minor has a legitimate basis to seek an abortion absent parental participation. In this revealing and disturbing book, Helena Silverstein presents a detailed picture of how the bypass process actually functions.Silverstein led a team of researchers who surveyed more than 200 courts designated to handle bypass cases in three states. Her research shows indisputably that laws are being routinely ignored and, when enforced, interpreted by judges in widely divergent ways. In fact, she finds audacious acts of judicial discretion, in which judges structure bypass proceedings in a shameless and calculated effort to communicate their religious and political views and to persuade minors to carry their pregnancies to term. Her investigations uncover judicial mandates that minors receive pro-life counseling from evangelical Christian ministries, as well as the practice of appointing attorneys to represent the interests of unbornchildren at bypass hearings.Girls on the Stand convincingly demonstrates that safeguards promised by parental involvement laws

The Stand

The Stand Author Joseph Dubois
ISBN-10 1682738175
Year 2016-09-07
Pages 177
Language en
Publisher
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When Jesus called his disciples they didn't know his plan for their lives. They just chose to follow. Immediately. Jesus still calls disciples today. Perhaps this book will be your chance to see where God would like to take you. "The Stand" challenges men to equip themselves with God's truth in practical ways. I encourage you to read this book and stand firm in your faith as a God follower.

Ukraine

Ukraine Author International Monetary Fund
ISBN-10 9781455297283
Year 2011-02-17
Pages 71
Language en
Publisher International Monetary Fund
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Ukraine’s 29-month Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) was approved. Ukraine’s satisfactory performance under the economic program supported by the Stand-By Arrangement, along with strong policy commitments for the coming year, are supporting a steady recovery in confidence and broadening of economic activity. Further efforts, including gas price increases and structural reforms, are needed to create a more viable and transparent energy sector. Important progress has been made in rehabilitating and restoring confidence in the financial system, including private bank recapitalization and steps toward strengthening the supervisory framework.

The Stand

The Stand Author
ISBN-10 0785136223
Year 2010-07-21
Pages 136
Language en
Publisher Marvel
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"Contains material originally published in magazine form as The stand: soul survivors #1-5."

Gabon

Gabon Author International Monetary Fund
ISBN-10 9781451880243
Year 2005-01-05
Pages 85
Language en
Publisher International Monetary Fund
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The staff report for the First Review Under the Stand-By Arrangement (SBA) on Gabon focuses on economic developments and policies. The economy is little diversified and heavily dependent on oil production, which is on a downward trend; the debt burden is high; and social indicators are weak. The program supported by the 14-month SBA aims at promoting non-oil GDP growth through wide-ranging structural reforms, while sustaining fiscal adjustment and improving public expenditure management. Progress has been made on the structural front, notably in the forestry sector and in the areas of privatization and budgetary management.

Respecting The Stand

Respecting The Stand Author Jenifer Paquette
ISBN-10 9780786491001
Year 2012-05-08
Pages 191
Language en
Publisher McFarland
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"Academics dismiss Stephen King as a genre writer who appeals to the masses but lacks literary merit. This critical analysis of King's novel The Stand makes a case for King as a literary writer with careful consideration of the abstract themes, characters, setting, and text revealing how King's work brims with the literary techniques"--Provided by publisher.