Book Review Essay

  • Book Review : ' Kite Runner '

    Afghanistan causes him to be alienated from his former friend, Hassan; however, this separation is nourishing because it will later guilt Amir to rescue and bring Sohrab (Hassan’s son) back to America. Amir’s exile from Afghanistan illuminates the books main theme, forgiveness. For example, when Hassan is leaving Amir’s house, Amir thinks, “ … I’d pull Hassan out of the backseat and tell him I was sorry, so sorry, my tears mixing with the rainwater. We’d hug in the downpour. But this was no Hindi

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  • Essay on Book Review

    Business for the Glory of God: The Bible’s Teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business Book Review Nathan Minor Liberty University The book that is under review is “Business for the Glory of God: The Bible’s Teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business” by Wayne Grudem. It is a useful resource for looking at business from different prospects. First off, it addresses a view on relationships between business and religion. Secondly, it shows how different philosophies connect. Lastly, Mr. Grudem

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  • Book Review Success Built to Last

    BOOK REVIEW SUCCESS BUILT TO LAST: Creating A Life That Matters By Jerry Porras, Stewart Emery, and Mark Thompson Summary Success Built to Last builds on over 200 interviews with highly successful people to discern patterns on how they define success and how they achieved it. The authors spoke to remarkable people that were trimmed down from initial thousand lists to hundreds who were able to sustain success for over a 20 year period. The interviewees were Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer, Grammy

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  • Book Review : ' Roll And Retell '

    the story takes place. If it lands on three they will discuss when the story takes place. If it lands on four they will retell who the main characters were. If they roll a five they will retell what happened at the beginning, middle, and end of the book. If they roll a six they will discuss what questions they had about the story. They will record responses in their notebooks. Share: Once the students have finished the assigned task, we will meet back on the rug to share. Each member of the group

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  • Book Review

    acquiring that success requires hard work, perseverance, and dedication. Yet it is often difficult to maintain the continual motivation needed to overcome the frequent obstacles and setbacks that litter the road to success. C.P Neck’s and C. Manz’s book, Mastering Self-Leadership: Empowering Yourself for Personal Excellence, explores strategies and tools to strengthen the key attribute that provides sustenance for an individual’s motivation, self-leadership. The tools encompass ideas such as world-altering

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  • Essay on Examples of Book Review

    Example of Book Review The Ka, a novel An example of book review writing can be found listed with most books sold on the Net and on the writer’s Web sites. A good sample book review would pertain to writing your personal feelings about a book that you’ve read. Writing a book review is not to be confused with writing a summary of a book. Writing a summary is a totally different matter and that will be covered eventually in my Articles section. In my opinion, no real format exists for writing

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  • Marveously Made Book Review Essay

    Marvelously Made: Unveil Your True Identity and Purpose as a Woman Book Review In today’s world, there are so many different ideas on how women should live and who we are as women. It is so easy to get caught up in the lies of this world; including the lies about who God is and also about who we are. When we listen to these lies instead of listening to God, it often leads to feelings of uncertainty and insignificance. In the book, Marvelously Made, by Monica Rose Brennan, she brings misconceptions

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  • Fiction Book Review Essay

    however, it is also third person omniscient because the narrator knows everything. Furthermore, Raskolnikov controls where the story goes and has his inner dialogue, but the narrator knows how other characters feel and what they believe. Tone- The book as a whole is dark and disturbing but the tone does not take the situation quite as seriously. The tone is frivolous and lighthearted at times when discussing dire situations such as murder. Also, there are many instances where exaggeration (like Raskolnikov’s

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  • Practical Book Review Essay

    Communicarting & Connecting in Relationships. Portland, OR: Petersen Publication. A self-help book that explains in detail on how listening can in fact improve how we think and respond to different situations in life. Why Don’t We Listen Better? Communicating and Connecting in Relationships has given great insight on how to improve relationships and how to connect with others. As Petersen divides this book into five different divisions he allows you to meditate as well as resolve your own issues that

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  • Winning Book Review

    Review of Winning by Jack Welch When former General Electric CEO Jack Welch reflected on the thousands of questions he has been asked over the years, he realized they could be summed up by one question, “What does it take to win” (Welch Pg.3). Welch believes when companies win, everybody wins and the world is a better place. In his book, Winning, Welch attempts to answer the question of what it takes to win. He uses his experience at General Electric, the experiences of close friends and other

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  • Blink Book Review

    Blink is a book that analyzes the way people make decisions. According to the author, Malcolm Gladwell, people use one of two strategies to come to a decision. The first strategy is a conscious one. When using this strategy, people think about what they have learned and develop an answer. The second is an unconscious strategy in which a person's brain reaches a conclusion in a matter of seconds, often times without awareness. These conclusions are what we generally refer to as hunches or instincts

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  • Escaping Salem Book Review Essay

    Escaping Salem Book Review Escaping Salem : The Other Witch Hunt of 1692, by Richard Godbeer. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. In the city of Stamford year of 1692 there begins numerous odd events that are hard to make sense of or even explain for that matter. In colonial times the state of Connecticut isn’t automatically associated with any evil doings or witchcraft, but this wasn’t always the case for Stamford in the county of Fairfield. Richard Godbeer’s totally neutral very detailed

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  • Book Review - the Serving Leader

    A Review of The Serving Leader: 5 Powerful Actions That Will Transform Your Team, Your Business and Your Community Review of The Serving Leader CITATION Jennings, K., & Stahl-Wert, J. (2004). The Serving Leader: 5 Powerful Actions That Will Transform Your Team, Your Business and Your Community. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. MAJOR THESIS The book The Serving Leader, presents an

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  • Buy Ology : Book Review

    Behavior 8 November 2015 Buy-ology: Book Review Innovative. Unorthodox. World-renowned. Martin Lindstrom, author of Buy-ology, has earned his stripes in the marketing realm time and time again with his ability to successfully brand companies and their products. He directly reflects his knowledge with his prestigious company clientele, as well as anyone yearning to understand the world of marketing (myself included) with the publishing of several best-selling books, including Buy-ology. TIMES Magazine

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  • "Move Yourself" Book Review

    Get Moving: Review of “Move Yourself” Shauntay Langel University of Texas at Arlington N3335 Health Promotion Across the Lifespan Online RN-BSN July 30, 2012 Get Moving: Review of “Move Yourself” Part I: Book “Move Yourself” is a book written by Tedd Mitchell, Tim Church, and Martin Zucker in 2008 about the benefits of exercise. The book also outlines steps that can be taken to slowly improve exercise behaviors for those of any activity level, based on the exercise research performed by

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  • Band of Brothers Book Review

    Band of Brothers E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne: From Normandy to Hitler's Eagle's Nest By Stephen Ambrose ISBN 0-671-76922-7 Review by Kevin Campopiano History 382 Prof. Schweizer Band of Brothers is a book chronicalizing the emotions, bonds, tragedies and tactics used by Easy Company in the 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne which is one of the highest decorated companies from World War II in the United States armed forces. It is written by Stephen Ambrose, a distinguished

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  • Book Review of Missionary Methods Essay

    Introduction to the Book The book being discussed is Roland Allen’s Missionary Methods: St. Paul’s or Ours? Allen was an Anglican minister who worked as a missionary in China between the years of 1895 and 1903 and eventually moved his work to Easy Africa. His experience on the foreign mission field developed a keen sense of the Holy Spirit’s place in the ministry of the missionary and his book reflects a desire to awaken others to the same understanding of the Spirit. Summary of the Book The overall

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  • Nothing to Envy Book Review

    would visit Mi-ran every chance he could get. It wasn’t until the death of Kim Il-Sung did Jun-sang realize he was different than everyone else. He did not feel as upset as others and did not understand why. Later on he was able to get a hold of some books only the elite were given permission to read and also rigged his television set to receive South Korean channels. HE would often listen instead of watching the television in the middle of the night. If he was to get caught watching these illegal channels

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  • Essay about Appleby Book Review

    Appleby Book Review Telling The Truth About History I am writing a book review of Telling The Truth About History by Joyce Appleby, Lynn Hunt and Margaret Jacob. In this book, the authors’ talk about the increased skepticism and the position that relativism has lessen our ability to actually know and to write about the past. The book discusses the writing of history, and how people are struggling with the issues of what is “truth.” It also discusses the postmodernist movement and how future

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  • Book Review: The Shadow of the Galilean

    Monica C. Sangco Due: 4/21/2014 CST130B – Book Review: The Shadow of the Galilean by Gerd Theissen The book The Shadow of the Galilean by Gerd Theissen is a historical fiction, creating a fictitious account of the life of Jesus through a narrative of a third person. This story brings an interesting, more relatable version to the reader as they go through the thoughts and travels of Andreas, a Jewish merchant, the protagonist of the book. Most events of this story are historically accurate

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  • Book Review : ' The Coffee Pot '

    you.” Lori looked up towards the ceiling and the computer above. Her novel hovered in digital format. This could be her one chance. She looked at Drew. His formal stance and his ability to get the little things right was worth much more than a book deal. “I talked to Dad and Brenda. He said love was putting someone else first because you want to, not out of duty.” “That sounds a little too new age. Life is about rules, duties. When the rules get broken, people get hurt. When duties aren’t

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  • Book Review : ' A Conch Shell '

    gotta make it through the hard stuff first.”(“Quotes+about+life+getting+better - Google Search”). In order to achieve hope, one must perform actions in order to get results. This is shown throughout the entire book; it is in the beginning, middle, and end. In the beginning of the book the setting is with all of the kids crashing into the water, and making their way to the land. When they get to the land they see they’re on an island. They observe that the island has no adults on it from the

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  • Book Review : Negotiating Ethical Practice

    Book Review: Negotiating Ethical Practice in Adult Education Introduction Elizabeth J. Burge has compiled articles related to ethical practice in adult education. The compilation begins with the philosophical attributes of ethical thinking and design. It continues with a literature review of ethics. There are four entries of applied ethics in adult education. Finally, there is a reflection on the nature of the four application entries. In Burge’s final thoughts, she discusses her beliefs on ethical

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  • Book Review : Crank By Ellen Hopkins

    Book Review: Crank by Ellen Hopkins I read Crank by Ellen Hopkins, which is a novel about love and addiction, and going to great lengths to feed the needs of the two. The novel is loosely based on Hopkins ' former meth addict daughter, who is portrayed in the novel as Kristina Georgia Snow.The story starts with Kristina being a shy, smart 15-year-old goody-two-shoes from Reno. However, by the end of the story, she becomes Bree; a rebellious, drug addicted version of herself who’s spiraling down towards

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  • Qianlong Book Review

    Michael Nico Emperor Qianlong, Son of Heaven, Man of the world What the book covers Mark C Elliott’s book Emperor Qianlong Son of Heaven, Man of the World is a short biography about Hongli. Hongli was the fourth son of the Yongzheng Emperor and the favorite of his father and grandfather and was born in 1711. In the beginning it describes how he rose up in rank as a son through his father who introduced him to the current emperor Kangxi, his grandfather. The first chapter gives us the story

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  • The Alchemist Book Review Essay

    * Mundane Wisdom Book review of “The Alchemist” Regine Carlo N. Alvarez BSBA-FTM/ I-2 The theme of the phenomenal novel “The Alchemist” written by Paulo Coelho revolves around dreams, symbols, and adventure. It tells of a young shepherd named Santiago who travels around Andalusia and once dreams of a treasure hidden in the pyramids of Egypt. It is a book full of wisdom and life lessons used to achieved one’s dreams and fulfill self-happiness. The story opens in the

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  • Essay on Book Review on Transforming Mission

    TRANSFORMING MISSION BOOK REVIEW (Paradigm Shifts in the Theology of Mission) (Author: David J. Bosch) This paper intends to analyze the writings of David J. Bosch in his book entitled “TRANSFORMING MISSION Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission:” This book review shall be presented in four (4) parts. First, is an introduction and a statement of the author’s intention for writing the book; secondly, a summary shall be presented about the major insights presented in this book. Thirdly, I shall

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  • Book Review Essay

    Summary: The book I chose to read was Pity the Billionaire, The Hard-Times Swindle and the Unlikely Comeback of the Right, by Thomas Frank. His book takes a thorough look at the rise of tea parties and the revitalized Right. The Author begins the book with the title, ‘End Times,’ in which he refers to the economic downfall of 2008 and 2009 and The Great Depression where the lives of the middle class came apart. Thomas explains this time as one in which, “markets disintegrate, layoffs mount and foreclosures

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  • Book Review : ' The Deathly Hallows '

    home. No matter how I’m feeling at the time opening this book makes the world melt away and I’m on Privet Drive. I can relax because this is my favorite book. Everyone who knows me knows that I’m a huge Harry Potter fan. Whether they notice my Harry Potter buttons, the deathly hallows symbol drawn on my arm, my Harry Potter bracelets, or you’ve had any conversation with me ever. I was born in January of 98, which is the same year the first book came out. My mother has always been an avid reader, and

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  • Descent Into Darkness Book Review

    recovering bodies in the worst of situations. His supplementary or secondary purpose was to tell the story of his diving operations at Guadalcanal and the humorous stories of the life and liberties of an enlisted sailor during a time of war. The book serves primarily as a narrative of memoirs by Raymond, who was a junior enlisted diver during World War II and rose to the ranks of Commander throughout his Navy career. Raymer’s main argument or emphasis conveyed was of the many hazards that were

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  • Essay on Hamilton's Curse Book Review

    Book Review: Hamilton’s Curse: How Jefferson’s Arch Enemy Betrayed the American Revolution- and what it means for America Today What kind of country is the United States of America? Is it really the land of the free or are the Americans controlled by an imperial presidency? Is America peaceful and prosperous? Is it possible to identify the source of America’s economic problems? Some people have a clear picture of how things really are; while others are never able to see the entire scope of

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  • Book Review - Fighting Invisible Tigers

    Class - FYBA Subject- Psychology Semester- I Topic- Book Review Name of the Book - Fighting Invisible Tigers: A Stress Management Guide for Teens INDEX 1. Acknowledgement 2. Book Review 3. References ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I would like to thank my Psychology Professor, Ms. Rohina, for giving me the opportunity of doing a project which has inculcated a sense of Stress Management in me. Also I would like to

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  • Essay on M Factor Book Review

    Organizational Behavior M-Factor Book Review March 23, 2012 Lynne Lancaster is one of today's foremost cultural translators. Born and raised in St. Paul, Minnesota, she graduated Phi Beta Kappa, summa cum laude from the University of Minnesota where she later served as an adjunct faculty member. Lynne earned her stripes as a management consultant, coaching senior executives from major U.S. companies on communication issues and proficiency. Her work with CEO author Harvey Mackay resulted in

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  • Book Review of "Hear My Testimony"

    Book Review of "Hear My Testimony" By Maria Teresa Tula This is probably one of the most moving books I have ever read in my life. It is basically a narrative story of the life of an El Salvadorian women named: Maria Teresa Tula. Maria is a wonderful storyteller and the fact the she is describing her own real life experiences greatly add to the impact of the book. Most of the chapters in the book are just her telling about her life. She was born a very poor and sickly child, growing up

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  • True North Book Review

    Destiny, with credit to Professor Nettifee brought the book True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership into my life and I want to bring it into the lives of others. More specifically those who may believe they weren’t born with the characteristics or traits to become a leader or those who have not found their passion or purpose in life; their “True North.” The book, written by Bill George and co-author Peter Sims, compiles a series of interviews with 125 managers from Howard Schultz of Starbuck’s

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  • Hungry for Worship Book Review

    LIBERTY UNIVERSITY HUNGRY FOR WORSHIP BY BOOK REVIEW SUBMITTED TO DR. RODNEY WHALEY IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE COMPLETION OF THE COURSE MUSC 610 – TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR WORSHIP BY KIANAN SMITH LYNCHBURG, VA JUNE 2014 Name: Kianan Smith Book Report # Spring 2014 Semester Hungry for Worship by: Frank S. Page and L. Lavon Gray Chapter 1: Summary: In this text, Hungry for Worship, authors Frank Page and L. Gray write about

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  • Entwistle Book Review Essay

    Book Review: Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity: David Entwistle Yvonne M. Garcia Liberty University Summary David Entwistle’s (2010) book, Integrative approaches to psychology and Christianity: An introduction to worldview issues, philosophical foundations, and models of integration, opens the reader’s eyes to unexpected possibilities, beginning with the often combative regimes of faith and reason using Tertullian’s symbolism of Athens as the seat of reason and Jerusalem

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  • How to Review a book Essays

    How to Review A Book Book reviews are designed to give readers a birds-eye view of a book, and to help the reader determine if they want to read the book. As a reviewer, you are the authority because you have read the book, and you are giving your professional opinions. For this project, your audience is not the teacher but the student body of your school. As you write your review, write it with the intention of having it published in the school paper where everyone at your school will read it

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  • Leo Africanus Book Review

    HIS306 Leo Africanus Book Review Leo Africanus By, Amin Maalouf In the book Leo Africanus it is a fictionalized biography of a real person, Hasan al- Wazzan. Hasan and his family were forced to flee to Fez, where he grew up and became a very well-off merchant. The book really gives a clear picture of his family life as a child, his education, his marriages, his travels, and his bitter- sweet reminiscence of exile. The narrator of Amin Maalouf's historical novel, Hasan al-Wazzan - who

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  • Book Review of Helping the Noncompliant Child

    Debra Langer HBSK 4073 Book Review McMahon, R.J. & Forehand, R.L. (2003). Helping the noncompliant child: family-based treatment for oppositional behavior. New York: The Guilford Press. Summary The purpose of this book is to provide a detailed description of the empirically validated Helping the Non-Compliant Child (HNC) program – a program created to help parents improve their children’s (ages 3-8) noncompliant and oppositional behavior. Chapter 1 provides background information

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  • Farewell to Manzaar Book Review Essay

    Farewell to Manzanar Book Review Farewell to Manzanar, by Jeanne Wakatuski Houston, is a true story of her life during World War II. The book tells how Jeanne’s life and the life of her family were influenced by the internment of many Japanese-Americans during World War II. It tells the story of the separation of the family members, hardships, racial discrimination, injustice and hatred that they had to live with during this time period. The book is told from Jeanne’s own experiences in her own

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  • In Pursuit of Excellence Book Review

    In Pursuit of Excellence Book Review If I were new to the topic of sport psychology, and I asked someone to suggest a book that would give me an in-depth, how-to description of learning to control your mind and use it to your advantage, then I would expect them to suggest In Pursuit of Excellence. I have read a few different books on sport psychology, with all of them discussing the same information and techniques, but none of them go into the type of depth that this book does. It is almost as though

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  • Book Review : ' Outside Of A Dog '

    said, “Outside of a dog, a book is man 's best friend. Inside of a dog it 's too dark to read” (Goodreads). While dogs have always been present in my life, books have given me an exit on days that are tense, tedious, or unbearable. My love for books was comparable to a flower. Planted as a toddler, it grew as I matured. Jumping from Junie B. Jones to Pretty Little Liars, my choice of genre changed as I entered high school. Even though I had never been picky with which books I read, I started to see

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  • Book Review Essay

    Tamiwe H. Sichinga Book Review The End of Prosperity- Arthur B Laffer, Stephen Moore, and Peter Moore The End of Prosperity is one of most informative book to be read, it has both economic facts, and controversies especially when it come to the country’s economic status --people respond to the incentives. The book or the authors appear to be against the notion of President Obama’s leadership in regards to economic policy. I wouldn’t be surprised if the writers are more republicans than anything

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  • Book Review Essay

    The Sociopath Next Door Author: Martha Stout Book Review By: Nicole Hanks April 8, 2013 “1 in 25 ordinary Americans secretly has no conscience and can do anything at all without feeling guilty. Who is the devil you know?” “A chilling accurate portrayal of evil—the decent person’s guide to indecency.” Jonathan Kellerman If a sociopath lives next door, don't go over for coffee. In fact, don't admit to them that you drink coffee, don't talk to them, and for the love of all that's holy, don't ever

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  • Book Review on Wings of Fire Essay

    SINHGAD INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND COMPUTER APPLICATION A BOOK REVIEW ON “WINGS OF FIRE” SUBMITED TO SUVARNA GUHA SUBMITED BY SARANG RAUT(39) MMM - A ABOUT AUTHOR: As per the preface, Arun Tiwari had worked with Dr. Kalam for over a decade and was involved in the project on Akash missile airframe. Arun Tiwari was so fascinated by Dr. Kalam’s range of ideas

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  • Book Review 46 pages

     Elliot Loud Triston Young 46 Pages 1301 Im going to give you my take on the book 46 pages by Scott Liell. This book was first copyrighted in 2003. This book is general consensuses of how Scoot Liell viewed Thomas Paine’s writing of Common Sense and the Turning point to Independence and how they effected the colony’s. He shows us the true meaning of Thomas Paines writings and how valuable they were even after nearly two and a half century’s. This novel is

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  • Book Review: Into Africa

    Into Africa: Book Review Into Africa by Martin Dugard, is a unique retelling of one of David Livingstone’s last expeditions through Africa. Martin Dugard lives in Orange County, California and is an accomplished writer and adventurer. Martin Dugard accurately provides his readers with an inside look at his characters motivation and inner thoughts. Dugard has also written several other nonfictional history books that showcase his desire to display his characters psychological processing such as

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  • Bowling Alone Book Review Essay

    Book Review Name: Institution: Course: Date: Book Review In the article, Bowling alone, Putnam examines the culture of the modern Americans and the good life that has been eroded off the society. He points out that America has a nostalgic feeling which the people of America have not understood the context. The feeling is one that a person feels that there is something wrong within the American society. One yearns to go back to the ancient times when people care for themselves and others,

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  • Business for the Glory of God Book Review

    Business for the Glory of God: The Bible’s teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business Book Review by: Marquetta Preston Liberty University Abstract Grudem, W. (2003). Business for the Glory of God: The Bible’s Teaching on the Moral Goodness of Business. Wheaton: IL: Crossway. ISBN: 978-1581345179. The book, “Business for the Glory of God”, By Wayne Grudem, is a book that gives insight to how business as a whole can be a blessing to the world. God gave His people abilities to conduct business

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